Adventure fiction is a genre of fiction in which an adventure, an exciting undertaking involving risk and physical danger, forms the main storyline. Adventure novels and short stories were popular subjects for American pulp magazines, which dominated American popular fiction between the Progressive Era and the 1950s. Adventure fiction often overlaps with other genres, notably war novels, crime novels, sea stories, Robinsonades, spy stories (as in the works of John Buchan, Eric Ambler and Ian Fleming), science fiction, fantasy, (Robert E. Howard and J.R.R. Tolkien both combined the secondary wo ...more

The Gray Ghost (Fargo Adventure, #10)
The Rose Legacy
The Memory of Forgotten Things
Ocean Meets Sky
Forbidden Vow (Forbidden, #3)
The Marvelous Adventures of Gwendolyn Gray
The Cobalt Prince (5 Worlds #2)
Ride On
Lumberjanes: The Moon Is Up (Lumberjanes #2)
Kept by the Viking (Forgotten Sons, #1)
I, Hunted (Santina, #3)
Sandokan et le tigre de Mompracem
Isle of Blood and Stone (Tower of Winds, #1)
The Great Alone
Origin (Robert Langdon, #5)
House of Darken (Secret Keepers, #1)
The Midnight Line (Jack Reacher, #22)
Legendary (Caraval, #2)
The Burning Maze (The Trials of Apollo, #3)
Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass, #2)
An Ember in the Ashes (An Ember in the Ashes, #1)
Caraval (Caraval, #1)
End Game (Will Robie, #5)
The Gray Ghost (Fargo Adventure, #10)
Six of Crows (Six of Crows, #1)
The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit
A Merciful Secret (Mercy Kilpatrick, #3)
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The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
The Hobbit
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #1)
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, #3)
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2)
Treasure Island
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7)
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5)
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6)
The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, #1)
The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #2)
The Titan's Curse (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #3)

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I'd like to repeat the advice that I gave you before, in that I think you really should make a radical change in your lifestyle and begin to boldly do things which you may previously never have thought of doing, or been too hesitant to attempt. So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change their situation because they are conditioned to a life of security, conformity, and conservatism, all of which may appear to give one peace of mind, but in rea ...more
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