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When the incumbent died in office, eight men have succeeded to the presidency in the United States. There was John Tyler, the first president threatened with impeachment. Millard Fillmore, who immediately after his appointment sacked the entire cabinet. Theodore Roosevelt, who broke up the trusts. Truman, Lyndon B. Johnson — who all, one way or another, contributed greatly to American history. Accidental President adds immeasurably to our understanding of the power and limits of the American presidency in critical times. It is a brilliant refresher course in American history.
Greatly informative, packed with quirks of history and fascinating political maneuvers, this page-turner is a must read that educates and entertains. What it is like: Informative, knowledgeable Category: U. Upper West Side, Manhattan. Two-year-old Greta Greene is sitting with her grandmother on a park bench. A brick crumbles from a windowsill overhead strikes her unconscious.
She is immediately rushed to the hospital. But instead of being just a narrative about grief and loss, Once More We Saw Stars is also about hope and healing. In the face of what seems unsurvivable, Jayson Greene manages to capture an emotional memoir that shines a beacon of light in the darkest of places. What it is like: Heartbreaking, transcendent and cleansing Category: Fatherhood Length: pages.
Life is seemingly perfect for Alicia Berenson. Until one hot summer evening, her husband Gabriel returns home late from work and Alicia shoots him five times in the face. An instant 1 New York Times bestseller, The Silent Patient is a dark psychological suspense thriller that will leave you dumbfounded.
What it is like: A prime example of a pretty darn absorbing page-turner Category: Psychological Thriller Length: pages. Ann Voss Peters remembers her happy life with a loving, loyal husband well. Until one day, she finds him married to another woman, with a child, and having absolutely no clue who she is, causing her to throw herself off a roof in agony. NYPD detective Barry Sutton has ever since been dedicated to investigating a new type of affliction called False Memory Syndrome, that drives its victims mad with clear memories of lives they never lived.
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As Barry searches for the truth, he faces perhaps the most threatening opponent one could ever imagine — memory, a force that attacks the very fabric of the past as we know it. So how can he fight it when memory, quite literally, makes reality? What it is like: A mind-boggling, action-packed thriller about time, identity and memory Category: Technothriller Length: pages.
Long awaited return of the master of his strange and chilling style and the creator of Hannibal Lecter and The Silence of the Lambs does not disappoint with this edge-of-your-seat ride. Cari Mora follows the life of a woman of the same name — a young Colombian refugee of uncertain immigration status, strikingly beautiful and the only one daring enough to work as a caretaker at the spine-chilling mansion once owned by Pablo Escobar beneath which lies twenty-five million dollars in cartel gold.
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Driven by unspeakable appetites, he makes a living out of trafficking women — first amputating whichever body part his client craves, later watching them dissolve in a liquid cremation machine — all while he takes a shower. When they finally meet, Cari must outwit the sadistic psychopath to survive. In the pulse-pounding battle between an evil genius and a strong female nemesis, male desire versus female survival, Thomas Harris reminds us of his well-deserved greatness.
Exhausted by college life, Jack and Wynn are looking forward to their well-deserved summer break. This year, they decided to go backpacking near picturesque Hudson Bay to bond over their shared love of camping, fishing and canoeing rough out in the wild, which gives them a chance to reconnect with nature and explore the wondrous Canadian nature. Everything goes smoothly until one day their trip is disrupted by what seems to be a strong smell of smoke.
Curious as to what the source of the smell is, they climb up to scan the horizon from the distance, only to come to the horrifying realization that a massive wildfire is slowly consuming the woods. What should have been a carefree end of summer canoe trip quickly turns into a desperate fight for survival against a series of life-threatening events in which their friendship is put to a test.
The River is a must-read for nature-and-book-lovers who enjoy gripping storylines with mesmerizing descriptions of the wilderness. What it is like: A heart-pounding fiery story of desperate wilderness survival Category: Sea Adventures Fiction Length: pages.
Playing guitar in Central Park, his daughter has become frightened, clearly in trouble, and a shadow of the carefree girl she once was. So when he approaches her and she runs away, Simon is determined to make her come home. Little does he know the chase will be a dark, dangerous and potentially tragic one. What it is like: Brace yourself to binge read it in one day — Run Away will simply not let you put it down Category: Domestic Thriller Length: pages.
Ami is definitely the lucky one of the two twin sisters. Not only does she win contest after contest and has a loving husband-to-be, but she also manages to finance her entire wedding and a honeymoon in Hawaii. Her twin sister Olive, on the other hand, is the exact opposite — jinxed in every single way, be it inexplicable mishaps or a recent layoff. So when after the wedding everyone but the two of them wakes up with severe food poisoning and the honeymoon is free up for grabs, Olive is determined not to let Ethan enjoy the paradise solo.
Two sworn arch-nemeses go on a trip to Maui and are forced to act as newlyweds — but do they actually mind playing pretend? With its exuberant humor and charming characters, The Unhoneymooners is the epitome of a marvelous hate-to-love romance novel. What it is like: Joyful, warm and touching — but above all, hilarious Category: Humorous Fiction Length: pages.
First Son Alex Claremont Diaz is the closest thing to a prince in the United States — handsome, hilariously sassy and with confidence that is bordering on arrogance, he manages to charm just about every millennial in America. As an international socialite, it comes as no surprise that the media follows him everywhere he goes.
Including that one time at the royal wedding when he pushes his rival, Prince Henry, straight onto the wedding cake, sparking speculation about an international crisis and strained relations between the U. As damage control, the two are forced to fake their friendship to calm the media down. Prepare yourself to swoon over the characters especially Alex! Sensitive, charming, and adored even by her dog Stuntman Mike, Josh seems to be a man straight out of her dreams. As their attraction grows and the two slowly begin falling in love, the thought of letting go of him is becoming more painful day by day.
After reading this delightfully honest, laugh-out-loud funny and at times brutally heartbreaking story you are guaranteed to be left with a severe case of a book hangover.
What it is like: Will have you laughing one moment and holding on to a box of tissues the next Category: Holiday Romance Length: pages. Khai Diep is convinced he has no feelings. Well, not the kinds of feelings that you read about in books at least — the grand, important emotions like grief or love. Brad Nichols.
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