Books in the Genre Novels (A-D)

List of books for the genre novels (A-D), with author and links to descriptions.

(alphabetically ordered list)

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Books in the Genre Novels (A-D)

 

Book: A Painted House

Author: John Grisham

Description: Racial tension, a forbidden love affair, and murder are seen through the eyes of Luke Chandler, a seven-year-old boy in a 1950s southern cotton-farming community...

Until that September of 1952, Luke Chandler had never kept a secret or told a single lie. But in the long, hot summer of his seventh year, two groups of migrant workers — and two very dangerous men — came through the Arkansas Delta to work the Chandler cotton farm.

And suddenly mysteries are flooding Luke’s world.

A brutal... (keep reading...)

 

Book: A Time To Kill

Author: John Grisham

Description: Before The Firm and The Pelican Brief made him a superstar, John Grisham wrote this riveting story of retribution and justice -- at last it's available in a Doubleday hardcover edition. In this searing courtroom drama, best-selling author John Grisham probes the savage depths of racial violence...as he delivers a compelling tale of uncertain justice in a small southern town...Clanton, Mississippi.

The life of a ten-year-old girl is shattered by two drunken and remorseless young man. The... (keep reading...)

 

Book: Angels and Demons

Author: Dan Brown

Description: The murder of a world-famous physicist raises fear that the Illuminati are operating again after centuries of silence, and religion professor Robert Langdon is called in to assist with the case. By the author of Digital Fortress.

An ancient secret brotherhood. A devastating new weapon of destruction. An unthinkable target.

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... (keep reading...)

 

Book: Bleachers

Author: John Grisham

Description: With Bleachers, bestselling author John Grisham presents a novel about high school football in a small Texas town, a place in which football has become a religion.

High school all-American Neely Crenshaw was probably the best quarterback ever to play for the legendary Messina Spartans. Fifteen years have gone by since those glory days, and Neely has come home to Messina to bury Coach Eddie Rake, the man who molded the Spartans into an unbeatable football dynasty.

Now, as Coach Rake’s “boys” sit in... (keep reading...)

 

Book: Change We Can Believe In: Barack Obama's Plan to Renew America's Promise

Author: Barack Obama

Description: At this defining moment in our history, Americans are hungry for change. After years of failed policies and failed politics from Washington, this is our chance to reclaim the American dream. Barack Obama has proven to be a new kind of leader–one who can bring people together, be honest about the challenges we face, and move this nation forward. Change We Can Believe In outlines his vision for America.

In these pages you will find bold and specific ideas about how to fix our ailing economy and... (keep reading...)

 

Book: Crime and Punishment

Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Description: The Russian writer Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821-1881), is one of the biggest novelist of the history an contributed with some of the bases for the modern novels.

Crime and Punishment is one of the best known works by Dostoevsky and one of the most important novels of universal literature.

Determined to overreach his humanity and assert his untrammelled individual will, Raskolnikov, and impoverished student living in the St. Petersburg of the Tsars, commits an act of murder and theft. He is desperate for money, ... (keep reading...)

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