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DB069580 Inherent Vice Thomas Pynchon A private detective becomes embroiled in trouble while trying to help his ex find her missing lover  Bestseller, Mystery and Detective
DB027020 The Silence of the Lambs Thomas Harris An FBI agent seeks the help of a sociopathic cannibal to track down a serial killer Bestseller, Mystery and Suspense
DB067759 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Stieg Larsson A wealthy Swedish man hires a disgraced journalist and an antisocial computer hacker to solve the disappearance of his niece 40 years ago Bestseller, Mystery and Detective
DB051373 The Shining Stephen King Caretakes of an old hotel face terror in the mountains of Colorado Bestseller, Horror
DB068405 Serena Ron Rash Newlyweds struggle as loggers in the Appalachians 1929 Historical Fiction
DB032657 Big Sleep Raymond Chandler Two Hollywood heiresses become mixed up in blackmail and murder Mystery and Detective
DB035885 The Children of Men P.D. James After humans become infertile, society crumbles under oppression until a pregnant woman is found Science Fiction
DB050271 In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex Nathaniel Philbrick True story of a disasterous voyage that inspired Moby Dick Bestseller, Non Fiction, Adventure, Download Only
DB069464 The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Muriel Spark A Scottish schoolteacher applies unorthadox methods to her favorite students Historical Fiction
DB076245 The Silver Linings Playbook Matthew Quick A man in New Jersey deals with love and family after a mental breakdown Bestseller, Humor
DB025677 The Godfather Mario Puzo The Mafia world is revealed to be a web of terror and benevolence Mystery and Detective, Download Only
DB072129 Unbroken: A WWII Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption Laura Hillenbrand Details the life of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner and bombardier who became a POW in Japan Biography, History, Bestseller, War
DB056351 One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest Ken Kesey The resident of a mental institution tells the story of the power struggle between a new patient and Nurse Ratched Psychological Fiction
DB059667 Never Let Me Go Kazuo Ishiguro Students at an English boarding school uncover the truth about their origins and destiny Psychological Fiction, Science Fiction, Download Only
DB025178 Wuthering Heights Emily Bronte Passion and vengence play out against the lonley moors of Yorkshire Classic Fiction, Romance
DB074949 The Maltese Falcon Dashiell Hammett A private detective runs afoul of the police and shady characters while hunting his partner's killer Mystery and Detective
DB060768 No Country for Old Men Cormac McCarthy A Texas welder is pursued by a drug cartel, the police, and a psychopathic killer after finding a car full of cash, drugs, and bodies Mystery and Detective, Bestseller, Psychological Fiction 
DB044219 True Grit Charles Portis A 14 year old girl tracks her father's killer into Indian territory with the help of a marshal and a ranger Western, Download Only
DB058532 The Heart is a Lonely Hunter Carson McCullers A deaf and mute man becomes the confidante of several town residents in the 1930's Deep South Classic Fiction, Disability Theme, Oprah's Book Club
DB032488 American Psycho Bret Easton Ellis An investment banker's successful fa├žade masks a secret life of murder and torture Psychological Fiction, Download Only