The Book of Lost Things Book
Score: 4
From 221 Ratings

The Book of Lost Things


  • Author : John Connolly
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2006-11-07
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 339
  • ISBN 10 : 9780743298858

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The Book of Lost Things Book Description :

Taking refuge in fairy tales after the loss of his mother, twelve-year-old David finds himself violently propelled into an imaginary land in which the boundaries of fantasy and reality are disturbingly melded. By the author of The Black Angel. 75,000 first printing.

The Summer of Lost Things Book

The Summer of Lost Things


  • Author : Chantele Sedgwick
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2019-06-11
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9781510743847

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The Summer of Lost Things Book Description :

New town, new friends, new guy . . . and an old bucket list. The past haunts the present in the newest installation in the Love, Lucas universe. After her dad is sentenced to prison time, seventeen-year-old Lucy Nelson and her mother move across the country to start over in the town—and farmhouse—where her mother grew up. Once settled, Lucy is determined to keep her mind off anything “real” and decides to pass the time by reading a stack of her mother’s childhood books, which has sat in her grandmother’s home for decades. When Lucy finds her mom’s old summer bucket list shoved between the pages of a worn copy of Anne of Green Gables, she’s eager to write her own list to escape her inevitable summer boredom. Feeling brave, she fills it with challenges she’d never normally do and also adds the one thing that her mother had never crossed off the original list: Visit Susan’s grave. When Lucy befriends Mira and her handsome cousin, Jack, she begins to feel almost normal as they help check off her list. When she asks her mother about Susan, she refuses to talk about her. As Lucy falls for Jack, she yearns to tell him the truth about her dad and her old life but lies about everything instead. When her friends see through the lies and her mom reaches her breaking point over questions about Susan, Lucy must learn to trust her friends, try to bring peace to her mother, and to somehow find the courage to forgive her dad.

The Book of Lost Things Book
Score: 3.5
From 16 Ratings

The Book of Lost Things


  • Author : Cynthia Voigt
  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 367
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307976819

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The Book of Lost Things Book Description :

When Max's parents leave the country without him, he must rely on his wits to get by, and before long he is running his own--rather unusual--business. By the Newbery Award-winning author of Dicey's Song.

The Keeper of Lost Things Book
Score: 4
From 31 Ratings

The Keeper of Lost Things


  • Author : Ruth Hogan
  • Publisher : Two Roads
  • Release Date : 2017-01-26
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9781473635494

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The Keeper of Lost Things Book Description :

*THE PERFECT SUMMER READ, RECOMMENDED BY THOUSANDS OF READERS* THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER & WINNER OF THE RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB 'One of the most charming novels either of us has read. Don't lose it. Keep it' Richard & Judy Meet the 'Keeper of Lost Things'... Once a celebrated author of short stories now in his twilight years, Anthony Peardew has spent half his life collecting lost objects, trying to atone for a promise broken many years before. Realising he is running out of time, he leaves his house and all its lost treasures to his assistant Laura, the one person he can trust to fulfil his legacy and reunite the thousands of objects with their rightful owners. But the final wishes of the 'Keeper of Lost Things' have unforeseen repercussions which trigger a most serendipitous series of encounters... 'Touching, funny and romantic' Daily Mail 'A charming read, perfect for the holidays' The Lady 'A warm and heartfelt debut' Prima And if you loved The Keeper of Lost Things, don't miss Ruth Hogan's other novels, Queenie Malone's Paradise Hotel, and The Wisdom of Sally Red Shoes.

Lost Connections Book
Score: 3.5
From 9 Ratings

Lost Connections


  • Author : Johann Hari
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2018-01-23
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9781632868329

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Lost Connections Book Description :

The New York Times bestseller from the author of Chasing the Scream, offering a radical new way of thinking about depression and anxiety. What really causes depression and anxiety--and how can we really solve them? Award-winning journalist Johann Hari suffered from depression since he was a child and started taking antidepressants when he was a teenager. He was told that his problems were caused by a chemical imbalance in his brain. As an adult, trained in the social sciences, he began to investigate whether this was true--and he learned that almost everything we have been told about depression and anxiety is wrong. Across the world, Hari found social scientists who were uncovering evidence that depression and anxiety are not caused by a chemical imbalance in our brains. In fact, they are largely caused by key problems with the way we live today. Hari's journey took him from a mind-blowing series of experiments in Baltimore, to an Amish community in Indiana, to an uprising in Berlin. Once he had uncovered nine real causes of depression and anxiety, they led him to scientists who are discovering seven very different solutions--ones that work. It is an epic journey that will change how we think about one of the biggest crises in our culture today. His TED talk, “Everything You Think You Know About Addiction Is Wrong,” has been viewed more than eight million times and revolutionized the global debate. This book will do the same.

The Library of Lost Things Book
Score: 4
From 6 Ratings

The Library of Lost Things


  • Author : Laura Taylor Namey
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Release Date : 2019-10-08
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781488051357

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The Library of Lost Things Book Description :

Fangirl meets Jane Austen in this deeply heartfelt love story about hiding the worst parts of ourselves, and the people who love us anyway. “How could I open that door and let him see the messiest part of me?” From the moment she first learned to read, literary genius Darcy Wells has spent most of her time living in the worlds of her books. There, she can avoid the crushing reality of her mother’s hoarding and pretend her life is simply ordinary. But then Asher Fleet, a former teen pilot with an unexpectedly shattered future, walks into the bookstore where she works…and straight into her heart. For the first time in her life, Darcy can’t seem to find the right words. Fairy tales are one thing, but real love makes her want to hide behind her carefully constructed ink-and-paper wall. Still, after spending her whole life keeping people out, something about Asher makes Darcy want to open up. But securing her own happily-ever-after will mean she’ll need to stop hiding and start living her own truth—even if it’s messy. “A lovely tale for bookish readers that will give them all the feels.” —Kirkus

The Lost Boy Book
Score: 4
From 47 Ratings

The Lost Boy


  • Author : Dave Pelzer
  • Publisher : Health Communications, Inc.
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 340
  • ISBN 10 : 9781558745155

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The Lost Boy Book Description :

The author continues the story of his own child abuse, and his experiences being a foster child moving in and out of five different foster homes

The Road Book
Score: 4
From 1,005 Ratings

The Road


  • Author : Cormac McCarthy
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2007-03-20
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307267450

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The Road Book Description :

NATIONAL BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE The searing, post-apocalyptic novel about a father and son's fight to survive. A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind. It is cold enough to crack stones, and when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the coast, although they don't know what, if anything, awaits them there. They have nothing; just a pistol to defend themselves against the lawless bands that stalk the road, the clothes they are wearing, a cart of scavenged food—and each other. The Road is the profoundly moving story of a journey. It boldly imagines a future in which no hope remains, but in which the father and his son, "each the other's world entire," are sustained by love. Awesome in the totality of its vision, it is an unflinching meditation on the worst and the best that we are capable of: ultimate destructiveness, desperate tenacity, and the tenderness that keeps two people alive in the face of total devastation. A New York Times Notable Book One of the Best Books of the Year The Boston Globe, The Christian Science Monitor, The Denver Post, The Kansas City Star, Los Angeles Times, New York, People, Rocky Mountain News, Time, The Village Voice, The Washington Post

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.

Physics Workbook For Dummies Book
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Physics Workbook For Dummies


  • Author : Steven Holzner
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2007-10-05
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 0470237961

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Physics Workbook For Dummies Book Description :

Do you have a handle on basic physics terms and concepts, but your problem-solving skills could use some static friction? Physics Workbook for Dummies helps you build upon what you already know to learn how to solve the most common physics problems with confidence and ease. Physics Workbook for Dummies gets the ball rolling with a brief overview of the nuts and bolts (i.e., converting measures, counting significant figures, applying math skills to physics problems, etc.) before getting into the nitty gritty. If you’re already a pro on the fundamentals, you can skip this section and jump right into the practice problems. There, you’ll get the lowdown on how to take your problem-solving skills to a whole new plane—without ever feeling like you’ve been left spiraling down a black hole. With easy-to-follow instructions and practical tips, Physics Workbook for Dummies shows you how to you unleash your inner Einstein to solve hundreds of problems in all facets of physics, such as: Acceleration, distance, and time Vectors Force Circular motion Momentum and kinetic energy Rotational kinematics and rotational dynamics Potential and kinetic energy Thermodynamics Electricity and magnetism Complete answer explanations are included for all problems so you can see where you went wrong (or right). Plus, you’ll get the inside scoop on the ten most common mistakes people make when solving physics problems—and how to avoid them. When push comes to shove, this friendly guide is just what you need to set your physics problem-solving skills in motion!