Not for the faint of heart, this complex, bamboozling, fun-house mirror of a spy thriller willl not allow you to stop thinking about it - or the other two books in the trilogy. Le Carre's novels are the best in business.
Sedaris is the wittiest writer I've ever read. His observations on daily life are so acute it's almost scary. You will break a rib laughing.
Frost's beautiful work is compiled for your reading pleasure. There's no poet like Frost - gorgeous haunting, stark.
I could never put into words the perfection that is this book. It is my favorite work of fiction EVER. Also, it has a talking polar bear in it.
The best young adult series, flat out. An atmospheric world, devastatingly real characters, an aura of magic - there is nothing I would change. I'll always want to go back to Henrietta, Virginia.
Hilarious, witty, god-fearing (maybe), this is an absolute must-read. Go read it. Now.
This book could very well be the creator of the slasher genre - haunting, psychological, twisty-turny, it sticks with you long after you're done with it. Read only when there is daylight!
Insightful, clever, and incredibly human, Joyce's depictions of the lives of ordinary people will reach right into your heart and tug the strings. One of the best writers of his generation, Joyce's prose is as soft and evocative as the snowy evenings that set so many of his scenes.
The wackiest and most incomprehensible book I've ever read. This satire of the 1960s leaves no survivors as Pynchon dismantles the idea of "modernity." You'll be confused, but you'll laugh.
This book feels like sunshine. It's a summetime adventure with lovable characters---enjoyable at any age.
Written amid the Second World War, this novella is pensive, innocent, elegant, and deeply affecting. Don't underestimate its short length and simple illustrations---this story reveals more about humanity and the pain of growing up than books three times the page count.
An Illustrated Treasury of Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales: The Little Mermaid, Thumbelina, the Princess and the Pea and Many More Classic Stori (Hardcover)
A lovely illustrated edition of Anderson's best fairy tales. Unique, imaginative, and enchanting. A keepsake to read by lamplight and pass down through families.
A beautiful edition of a beautiful collection. At once a celebration, laudation, elegy, and eulogy, Whitman speaks to the heart of America in this masterpiece.
This book is great fun. A deep-dive into the mysterious language of flowers, you'll not look at any ordinary bouquet the same way!
Pride and Prejudice: Illustrations by Marjolein Bastin (Marjolein Bastin Classics Series) (Hardcover)
Romantic, elegant, tongue-in-cheek, and spirited, everyone should read this, and this edition especially! Enjoy maps, family trees, sheet music, and other suprises tucked between the pages.
Yup, I bawled my eyes out after finishing this. The Great Depression shaped both Steinback's early adulthood and his writing style, and it shows---this novel leaves you weary and wanting of repose, and that feeling doesn't go away.
Simple does it for Steinback. His bibliography is a study of the everyman, and this novel explores the tragedies of that state of being better than any. Prepare to weep and probably curse at the skies.