Catching Fire (Hunger Games #2)

Catching Fire (Hunger Games #2) by Suzanne Collins (Summary taken from the book jacket) “Against all odds, Katniss has won the Hunger Games. She and fellow District 12 tribute Peeta Mellark are miraculously still alive. Katniss should be relieved, happy even. After all, she has returned to her family and her longtime friend, Gale. Yet …

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My Prison, My Home

My Prison, My Home by Haleh Esfandiari (Summary taken from the book jacket) “This stunning arrest was the culmination of a chain of events set into motion in the early-morning hours of December 31, 2006–a day that began like any other but presaged the end of Esfandiari’s regular visits to her elderly mother in Iran, …

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Organizing for your Brain Type

Organizing For Your Brain Type by Lanna Nakone (Summary taken from the back of the book) “Let your natural inclinations guide you toward gaining control of your environment and learn to live life on your own terms. Drawing on the science of brain function and her experience as a professional orgainizer, Lanna Nakone offers tailored …

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The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas (Summary taken from the back cover) “Falsely accused of treason, the young sailor Edmond Dantes is arrested on his wedding day and imprisoned in the island fortress of the Chateau d’If. After staging a dramatic escape, he sets out to discover the fabulous treasure of Monte Cristo …

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The Host

The Host by Stephanie Meyer (Summary taken from the book jacket) “Melanie Stryder refuses to fade away. Our world has been invaded by an unseen enemy. Humans become hosts for these invaders, their minds taken over while their bodies remain intact and continue their lives apparentlhy unchanged. Most of humanity has succumbed. When Melanie, one …

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Lemon Tart

Lemon Tart by Josi Kilpack (Summary from the back of the book) “…Cooking aficionado-turned-amateur detective, Sadie Hoffmiller, tries to solve the murder of Anne Lemmon, her beautiful young neighbor–a single mother who was mysteriously killed while a lemon tart was baking in her oven. At the heart of Sadie’s search is Anne’s missing two-year-old son, …

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Angels and Demons

Angels and Demons by Dan Brown (Summary taken from the back book cover) “World-renowned Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is summoned to a Swiss research facility to analyze a cryptic symbol seared into the chest of a murdered physicist. What he discovers is unimaginable: a deadly vendetta against the Catholic Church by a centuries-old underground organization–the …

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Brisingr (Book #3)

Brisingr (Book #3) by Christopher Paolini    This book continues Eragon and Saphira’s adventures in saving the people from the evil King Galbatorix. Eragon and Saphira fight Murtagh and Thorn, they are reunited with Roran, and they continue their training with Oromis and Glaedr. The dwarves throne a new king and Eragon is attacked while …

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