TOP BOOKS OF THE DAY

Queenpin
3.82 /5

A young woman hired to keep the books at a down-at-the-heels nightclub is taken under the wing of the infamous Gloria Denton, a mob luminary who reigned during the Golden Era of Bugsy Siegel and Lucky...

Salt Fish Girl
3.72 /5

"Salt Fish Girl" is the mesmerizing tale of an ageless female character who shifts shape and form through time and place. Told in the beguiling voice of a narrator who is fish, snake, girl, and woman ...

Young Miles
4.39 /5

The Warrior's Apprentice 1The Mountains of Mourning 373The Vor Game 465Author's Afterword 829IT ISN'T EASY, BEING VOR...Being a Vor lord on the war-torn planet Barrayar wasn't easy. Being an officer i...

Consider Phlebas
3.86 /5

The war raged across the galaxy. Billions had died, billions more were doomed. Moons, planets, the very stars themselves, faced destruction, cold-blooded, brutal, and worse, random. The Idirans fought...

Unholy Ghosts
3.65 /5

THE DEPARTED HAVE ARRIVED. The world is not the way it was. The dead have risen, and the living are under attack. The powerful Church of Real Truth, in charge since the government fell, has sworn to r...

The Last Kids on Earth
4.12 /5

Ever since the monster apocalypse hit town, average thirteen year old Jack Sullivan has been living in his tree house, which he's armed to the teeth with catapults and a moat, not to mention video gam...

Rabelais and His World
4.29 /5

This classic work by the Russian philosopher and literary theorist Mikhail Bakhtin (1895—1975) examines popular humor and folk culture in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, especially the world of c...

A Time to Love and a Time to Die
4.41 /5

From the quintessential author of wartime Germany, A Time to Love and a Time to Die echoes the harrowing insights of his masterpiece All Quiet on the Western Front. After two years at the Russian fron...

Accelerando
3.89 /5

The Singularity. It is the era of the posthuman. Artificial intelligences have surpassed the limits of human intellect. Biotechnological beings have rendered people all but extinct. Molecular nanotech...

The Game
4.17 /5

It’s only the second day of 1924, but Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, find themselves embroiled in intrigue. It starts with a New Year’s visit from Holmes’s brother Mycroft, who comes b...

Buster Midnight's Cafe
3.73 /5

May Anna Kovacks was discovered on the dustry streets of Butte, Montana and went on to become a Hollywood star. War, fame, marriage, love, and heartbreak came and went. What never changed was the bond...

Canto General
4.21 /5

Esta monumental biografía de un continente desde los días precolombinos hasta la llegada de los conquistadores, la explosión descolonizadora y la actualidad de la época de su redacción es también la b...

The Secret Life of Anna Blanc
3.58 /5

It's 1907 Los Angeles. Mischievous socialite Anna Blanc is the kind of young woman who devours purloined crime novels—but must disguise them behind covers of more domestically-appropriate reading. She...

The Last Train to London
4.13 /5

In 1936, the Nazi are little more than loud, brutish bores to fifteen-year old Stephan Neuman, the son of a wealthy and influential Jewish family and budding playwright whose playground extends from V...

The Game-Players of Titan
3.65 /5

In this sardonically funny gem of speculative fiction, Philip K. Dick creates a novel that manages to be simultaneously unpredictable and perversely logical. Poor Pete Garden has just lost Berkeley. H...

The Sheen on the Silk
3.47 /5

bestselling novelist Anne Perry, the undisputed Queen of Victorian mysteries and the author of an acclaimed series set during World War I, now broadens her canvas with her first major stand-alone book...

My Sister, the Serial Killer
3.72 /5

When Korede's dinner is interrupted one night by a distress call from her sister, Ayoola, she knows what's expected of her: bleach, rubber gloves, nerves of steel and a strong stomach. This'll be the ...

Peeled
3.63 /5

Something's rotten in the heart of apple country!

Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs
4.34 /5

presents the full spectrum of Adams' work in a single volume for the first time, offering the largest available compilation from his legendary photographic career. Beautifully produced and presented i...

Bartleby the Scrivener
3.93 /5

Academics hail it as the beginning of modernism, but to readers around the world—even those daunted by — is simply one of the most absorbing and moving novellas ever. Set in the mid-19th century on Ne...