If you like 1984, then this is definitly something you should read! It is about a future where firemen BURN houses with books, instead of putting out fires. Guy Montag is a fireman who didn't question his actions until he meets seventeen year-old Clarisse, who tells him about a past where people thought and read.
In the Kingdom of Percheron, tradegy has struck. The Zar Joreb has died, and chaos soon follows. Joreb's son Boraz inhereits the title, but his mother Herezah, a cruel ambitious woman, gets the power. The arrival of a beautiful odalisque named Ana only complicates matters and so does the gods battling for control of the kingdom.
Techinically, this is not a book for adults, but it is still a well-written novel. The story begins with Mrs Frisby's son Timothy catching pnemonia. She has the medicine for him, but not luck. Spring is approaching, meaning she has to move her family to their summer house. But Timothy cant leave his bed, so Mrs Frisby has to find help from an unexpected source.
A wonderful book for learning about the principles of Taoism. The author uses the world of Winnie the Pooh to inform about different parts and concepts of Taoism. I highly recommend this for something to read on a lazy Sunday.
...I'm trying to think of the best way to complelty summarize this amazing literary work, but it won't do the book justice. Basically, this novel centers around Ayla, a Homo sapiens girl who is taken in by a Neanderthal clan, and the challenges she faces living with their strict rules and different culture.
When an eight person crew is brutally killed in the Congo, Earth Resources, the company that sent the crew, needs answers. They send in another crew..and fall into a web of ancient civilization, diamonds, and danger.
Mars: A mysterious, faraway planet with red soil, the highest moutain in the solar sytem...and more. When a mission of tewnty five astronauts is sent to Mars, they must battle sub-zero temperatures, meteor showers and a strange virus to explore this strange world.
Based on a true story, Pi Patel, a zookeepers son, becomes shipwrecked after a storm sinks the Tsimtsum, leaving him without his family and stuck on a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger. He must use all of his skill to survive.
This is just a list of some less well-known books I read over and over. Enjoy!