American Gods, Neil Gaiman
With his life in pieces and nothing to keep him tethered, Shadow accepts a job from a beguiling stranger he meets on the way home, an enigmatic man who calls himself Mr. Wednesday. A trickster and rogue, Wednesday seems to know more about Shadow than Shadow does himself.
A Monster Calls, Patrick Ness
The monster showed up after midnight. As they do. But it isn’t the monster Conor’s been expecting. This monster is something different, though. Something ancient, something wild. And it wants the most dangerous thing of all from Conor.
The Lost City of Z, David Grann
In 1925, Fawcett ventured into the Amazon to find an ancient civilization, hoping to make one of the most important discoveries in history. For centuries Europeans believed the world’s largest jungle concealed the glittering kingdom of El Dorado. Fawcett embarked with his 21-year-old son, determined to prove that this ancient civilization–which he dubbed Z–existed. Then his expedition vanished.
The Circle, Dave Eggers
When Mae Holland is hired to work for the Circle, the world’s most powerful internet company, she can’t believe her luck. What begins as the captivating story of one woman’s ambition and idealism soon becomes a heart-racing novel of suspense, raising questions about memory, history, privacy, democracy, and the limits of human knowledge.
Murder on the Orient Express, Agatha Christie
Just after midnight, a snowdrift stopped the Orient Express in its tracks. The luxurious train was surprisingly full for the time of the year. But by the morning there was one passenger fewer. A passenger lay dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside.
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