Lost Horizon Book
Score: 3.5
From 49 Ratings

Lost Horizon


  • Author : James Hilton
  • Publisher : Librorium Editions
  • Release Date : 2019-06-10
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 147
  • ISBN 10 : 9783966105477

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Lost Horizon Book Description :

In 1931, four people, including Glory Conway, escape the political unrest in Baskul, China by boarding a plane, bound for Peshawar. The plane, however, much to their dismay, has been hijacked and eventually crash lands deep in the far reaches of the Tibetan Himalayas. Seeking shelter, the group soon finds themselves in the valley of the blue moon, guests at a lamasery, called Shangri-La.

Random Harvest Book
Score: 4
From 9 Ratings

Random Harvest


  • Author : James Hilton
  • Publisher : Librorium Editions
  • Release Date : 2020-02-18
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 193
  • ISBN 10 : 9783968587820

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Random Harvest Book Description :

An engrossing tale of a man who loses his memory due to being shelled in the Great War, eventually finds happiness with a young actress, and then is knocked down on a Liverpool street. He regains consciousness and knows he's a member of a prominent and wealthy family. He begins to reconstruct his life again, knowing all the while that something.and someone.is missing

Horizon  Horizon  Book 1  Book
Score: 4
From 7 Ratings

Horizon Horizon Book 1


  • Author : Scott Westerfeld
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2017-03-28
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780545916790

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Horizon Horizon Book 1 Book Description :

A race for survival from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Uglies! This harrowing tale of supernatural menace kicks off a new series from the visionary mind of #1 New York Times bestselling author Scott Westerfeld. When a plane crash-lands in the arctic, eight young survivors step from the wreckage expecting to see nothing but ice and snow. Instead they find themselves lost in a strange jungle with no way to get home and little hope of rescue. Food is running out. Water is scarce. And the jungle is full of threats unlike anything the survivors have ever seen before -- from razor-beaked shredder birds to carnivorous vines and much, much worse. With danger at every turn, these eight kids must learn to work together to survive. But cliques and rivalries threaten to tear them apart. And not everyone will make it out of the jungle alive. BONUS! In the Horizon multiplatform experience, you’re not just reading about the castaways, you’re one of them. Join the race for survival in the FREE game, available on your browser and as an app.

Forgotten City Book

Forgotten City


  • Author : Michael Ford
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2018-10-09
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062696984

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Forgotten City Book Description :

Survival is just the beginning in this action-packed middle grade adventure that’s Mad Max for kids. Thirteen years ago, the world ended. A deadly chemical called Waste began to spread across the globe, leaving devastation in its wake. Millions died. Cities fell into chaos. Anything the Waste didn’t kill, it mutated into threatening new forms. Kobi has always believed he and his dad were the only survivors. But when his dad goes missing, Kobi follows his trail—and discovers a conspiracy even deadlier than the Waste itself. Nonstop action, chilling dangers, and edge-of-your-seat twists make this gripping, fast-paced read perfect for young readers who love survival adventures like Gary Paulsen’s Hatchet and dystopian series like Jeanne DuPrau’s City of Ember.

Lost Horizon Book

Lost Horizon


  • Author : Michael Ford
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2019-10-08
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062697011

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Lost Horizon Book Description :

This gripping sequel to Forgotten City is a twist-filled survival adventure that’s Mad Max for tweens. Everything Kobi once believed was a lie. Not only are there other survivors of the Waste that devastated the world thirteen years ago, but beyond the wasteland of Old Seattle lies a gleaming new city where thousands are desperate for a cure. To put an end to the Waste—and bring justice to those responsible–Kobi and his new friends will have to return to the heart of Old Seattle, where the outbreak began. It’s a dangerous journey. But Kobi knows what lies ahead. And he’s ready to fight. Nail-biting suspense and nonstop thrills make this action-packed adventure perfect for young readers who love survival adventures like Gary Paulsen’s Hatchet or dystopian series like Jeanne DuPrau’s City of Ember.

A Prince of Sinners Book

A Prince of Sinners


  • Author : E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • Publisher : Jovian Press
  • Release Date : 2017-11-22
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 369
  • ISBN 10 : 9781531299606

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A Prince of Sinners Book Description :

An elegantly written piece where a young man refuses to forgive his newly found father because he had abandoned he and his mother. But after life's many trials teaches much to both, they discover that there is strength and greater clarity in numbers...

Virtual Tibet Book

Virtual Tibet


  • Author : Orville Schell
  • Publisher : Holt Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 2001-05-01
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 0805043829

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Virtual Tibet Book Description :

What has made remote, mountainous Tibet and its only real celebrity, the Dalai Lama, so abidingly fascinating to the West? In Virtual Tibet, Orville Schell, one of the preeminent experts on modern China and Tibet, undertakes a strange and wondrous odyssey into our Tibetan fantasies. He recounts the spellbinding adventures of the Western explorers and spiritualists who for centuries were bent on reaching forbidden Tibet and the holy city of Lhasa. Simultaneously, Schell embarks on a parallel present-day journey from Beastie Boys' "Free Tibet" concerts to a re-creation of Lhasa in the high Argentine Andes -- the extravagant set of Seven Years in Tibet, starring Brad Pitt. At once comic and insightful, Virtual Tibet takes us beyond the fantasies to the reality of an isolated country that has repeatedly won the West's adoration, and paid the price for believing that our allegiance is profound.

Hatchet Book
Score: 4
From 265 Ratings

Hatchet


  • Author : Gary Paulsen
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2009-08-25
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9781442403321

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Hatchet Book Description :

Celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the Newbery Honor–winning survival novel Hatchet with a pocket-sized edition perfect for travelers to take along on their own adventures. This special anniversary edition includes a new introduction and commentary by author Gary Paulsen, pen-and-ink illustrations by Drew Willis, and a water resistant cover. Hatchet has also been nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read. Thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson, haunted by his secret knowledge of his mother’s infidelity, is traveling by single-engine plane to visit his father for the first time since the divorce. When the plane crashes, killing the pilot, the sole survivor is Brian. He is alone in the Canadian wilderness with nothing but his clothing, a tattered windbreaker, and the hatchet his mother had given him as a present. At first consumed by despair and self-pity, Brian slowly learns survival skills—how to make a shelter for himself, how to hunt and fish and forage for food, how to make a fire—and even finds the courage to start over from scratch when a tornado ravages his campsite. When Brian is finally rescued after fifty-four days in the wild, he emerges from his ordeal with new patience and maturity, and a greater understanding of himself and his parents.

The Pericles Conspiracy Book

The Pericles Conspiracy


  • Author : Michael Kingswood
  • Publisher : SSN Storytelling
  • Release Date : 2013-08-24
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 408
  • ISBN 10 :

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The Pericles Conspiracy Book Description :

Captain Josephine Ishikawa changed the course of history, but no one knows about it. She and her crew had an encounter while returning to Earth from the colony worlds, and upon their arrival the government swore them to secrecy about it. With the powers that be in charge, Jo did her best to put the incident out of her mind and set about getting her starliner, Pericles, through a major overhaul and back out to the stars. But the circumstances of their return to Earth along with the mysterious death of her Chief Engineer has caused the news media to ask questions, prompting Jo to wonder whatever became of the beings she rescued out in the depths of space, and of the promise she made to their dying parents. If you like action and intrigue, The Pericles Conspiracy is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat, and leave you wanting more.

In the Caf   of Lost Youth Book
Score: 3.5
From 7 Ratings

In the Caf of Lost Youth


  • Author : Patrick Modiano
  • Publisher : New York Review of Books
  • Release Date : 2016-03-08
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN 10 : 9781590179543

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In the Caf of Lost Youth Book Description :

NYRB Classics Original Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature In the Café of Lost Youth is vintage Patrick Modiano, an absorbing evocation of a particular Paris of the 1950s, shadowy and shady, a secret world of writers, criminals, drinkers, and drifters. The novel, inspired in part by the circle (depicted in the photographs of Ed van der Elsken) of the notorious and charismatic Guy Debord, centers on the enigmatic, waiflike figure of Louki, who catches everyone’s attention even as she eludes possession or comprehension. Through the eyes of four very different narrators, including Louki herself, we contemplate her character and her fate, while Modiano explores the themes of identity, memory, time, and forgetting that are at the heart of his spellbinding and deeply moving art.

Lost Horizon Book

Lost Horizon


  • Author : Michelle Hercules
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2019-06-14
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 310
  • ISBN 10 : 1950991016

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Lost Horizon Book Description :

A magical planet torn apart by war. A defiant space pilot cadet determined to save the ones she loves. The adventure of a lifetime.Oz like you have never seen before.Space Academy prodigy Dorothy Hanson doesn't have time for love nonsense. She has one goal, complete the mission her parents started before their untimely death.When a cosmic disturbance hits the Kansas Space Station, Dorothy seizes that opportunity to go on her first space voyage. She didn't expect to be sucked into a vortex nor land on a strange planet ravaged by war.Stranded, she must embark on a perilous mission to the Land of Oz, the only nation that possesses the technology to send her home. Three strangers join Dorothy in her quest, all carrying reasons of their own for reaching Emerald City. A man without memories marked with a strange symbol on his face. A cyborg with a chip on his shoulder and a mysterious past. And a scarred hellioncat plagued by nightmares in the dark.Dorothy doesn't know if she can trust them, but as their journey progresses, their bond becomes stronger and Dorothy's feelings evolve from suspicion to caring too much. Torn between contradicting emotions, she must find the strength to fight the evil forces that stack up against them along the way. Surviving the trip on the yellow road is priority number one, but can she survive losing her heart?

The Book Thief Book

The Book Thief


  • Author : Markus Zusak
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2016-04-21
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 592
  • ISBN 10 : 9781784162122

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The Book Thief Book Description :

The 10th-anniversary edition of the No. 1 international bestseller and modern classic beloved by millions of readers HERE IS A SMALL FACT - YOU ARE GOING TO DIE 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier. Liesel, a nine-year-old girl, is living with a foster family on Himmel Street. Her parents have been taken away to a concentration camp. Liesel steals books. This is her story and the story of the inhabitants of her street when the bombs begin to fall. SOME IMPORTANT INFORMATION - THIS NOVEL IS NARRATED BY DEATH The 10th-anniversary edition features pages of bonus content, including marked-up manuscript pages, original sketches, and pages from the author's writing notebook.

Jane Eyre Illustrated Book

Jane Eyre Illustrated


  • Author : Charlotte Brontë
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2020-09-03
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 550
  • ISBN 10 : 9798682605170

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Jane Eyre Illustrated Book Description :

Jane Eyre (originally published as Jane Eyre: An Autobiography) is a novel by English writer Charlotte Brontë, published under the pen name "Currer Bell", on 16 October 1847, by Smith, Elder & Co. of London. The first American edition was published the following year by Harper & Brothers of New York.

Two bit Culture Book
Score: 2.5
From 2 Ratings

Two bit Culture


  • Author : Kenneth C. Davis
  • Publisher : Boston : Houghton Mifflin
  • Release Date : 1984
  • Genre: Book industries and trade
  • Pages : 430
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015008736152

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Two bit Culture Book Description :

Looks at the phenomenon of the paperback revolution and examines the impact and implications of papberbacks on modern American culture in the past and future

Reed s Reckoning Book

Reed s Reckoning


  • Author : Ahren Sanders
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2014-08-27
  • Genre: American football players
  • Pages : 302
  • ISBN 10 : 1500974943

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Reed s Reckoning Book Description :

Arianna 'Ari' Williams thought she experienced the depths of true love until the man of her dreams dismissed her with no explanation. Heartbroken and humiliated, she found herself changing the course of her life and picking up the pieces of her shattered heart. Now four years later, she has a successful career, amazing friends, and a young son with crystal blue eyes that reminds her every day of the love she imagined. Emotionally she has moved on but the wounds never healed. Reed Matthews has it all. Playing professional football was always his dream. Being one of the most successful wide receivers in the league comes with money, fame, and all the women he wants. Even with all his wishes coming true, he never stops thinking of the one woman that owned his soul four years ago. A chance encounter brings Reed to the realization that Ari Williams not only hid a life changing secret from him, but also things weren't as they seemed all those years ago. He's determined to get her back and build their lives together. When the truth behind their deception is revealed- friendships are tested, families are torn apart, and the one person behind it all is relentless. Can Reed protect those he loves and build the future he dreamed of? *Due to graphic language and explicit sexual situations, this book is recommended for readers 18+

Lords of the Horizons Book
Score: 3
From 7 Ratings

Lords of the Horizons


  • Author : Jason Goodwin
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Release Date : 2014-06-10
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466874879

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Lords of the Horizons Book Description :

Since the Turks first shattered the glory of the French crusaders in 1396, the Ottoman Empire has exerted a long, strong pull on Western minds. For six hundred years, the Empire swelled and declined. Islamic, martial, civilized, and tolerant, in three centuries it advanced from the dusty foothills of Anatolia to rule on the Danube and the Nile; at the Empire's height, Indian rajahs and the kings of France beseeched its aid. For the next three hundred years the Empire seemed ready to collapse, a prodigy of survival and decay. Early in the twentieth century it fell. In this dazzling evocation of its power, Jason Goodwin explores how the Ottomans rose and how, against all odds, they lingered on. In the process he unfolds a sequence of mysteries, triumphs, treasures, and terrors unknown to most American readers. This was a place where pillows spoke and birds were fed in the snow; where time itself unfolded at a different rate and clocks were banned; where sounds were different, and even the hyacinths too strong to sniff. Dramatic and passionate, comic and gruesome, Lords of the Horizons is a history, a travel book, and a vision of a lost world all in one.

The Wandering Apprentice Book

The Wandering Apprentice


  • Author : Matthew Mitchell
  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Release Date : 2013-05-11
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 370
  • ISBN 10 : 1484026918

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The Wandering Apprentice Book Description :

Ott's life is good. He lives in the woods with his father learning the forester's trade. Their way of life comes to a shocking halt with the smell of smoke. Ott's life plunges down a new path shared with a dragonet possessing a razor wit, a new master cloaked in secrets and mystery, and a destination that will change the world. If Ott can survive.... Travel with Ott, Pat, Stain, Mophar, and others as they wander through a world of adventure, magic, and life lessons learned the hard way.

The Unwary Tourist Book

The Unwary Tourist


  • Author : William Kordu
  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Release Date : 2014-08-24
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN 10 : 150061968X

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The Unwary Tourist Book Description :

Jason Hughes is a British tourist who takes a trip to Gambia, a small coastal country of West Africa. He is lured to a remote village where he finds himself in unusual captivity and discovers that he is neither the first, nor alone. He befriends an American who is desperate to escape and he falls in love with a strange woman, in a place where everyone seems to be acting out their part in a real life drama, where the lines between real and false, and truth and lies are blurred. Jason must find a way out of the complications which he finds himself without losing his life and what he holds dearest. But who can he trust?

Kilgorman Book

Kilgorman


  • Author : Talbot Baines Reed
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2016-09-01
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 354
  • ISBN 10 : 1537053140

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Kilgorman Book Description :

"mind, reverenced and loved by her sons and daughters, and by none more than by Talbot Reed, who bore a strong resemblance to her alike in disposition and in physical appearance. The service that Sir Charles Reed did for his generation, both in Parliament and as Chairman of the London School Board, and in connection with many of the religious and philanthropic movements of his time, are too well known to be recapitulated here. Talbot B. Reed was born on the 3rd of April 1852, at Hackney. His first schoolmaster was Mr Anderton of Priory House School, Upper Clapton, under whose care he remained until he was thirteen years of age. He retained through life a feeling of warm affection to Mr Anderton, who thoroughly prepared him for the more serious work ahead of him. Only a year or two ago, Reed was one of the most active of Mr Anderton's old pupils in organising a dinner in honour of his former master. In 1865 Talbot was entered at the City of London School, then located in Milk Street, Cheapside, under the headship of Dr Abbot, where he spent [...]."

Promoting Your School Book

Promoting Your School


  • Author : Carolyn Warner
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Release Date : 2000-06-21
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 238
  • ISBN 10 : 0803968981

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Promoting Your School Book Description :

This is a proactive, up-to-date guide to the theory and practice of school public relations, countering the negative and promoting the positive.