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The circle : a novel

CALL NO Fic E29c 2014

AUTHOR Eggers, Dave

IMPRINT London : Penguin Book, 2014, c2013

NOTE Gift

CONTENT PREVIEW

When Mae is hired to work for the Circle, the world’s most powerful internet company, she feels she’s been given the opportunity of a lifetime. Run out of a sprawling California campus, the Circle [...]

The fault in our stars

CALL NO Fic G796f 2012

AUTHOR Green, John

IMPRINT New York : Dutton Books, c2012

NOTE Gift

CONTENT PREVIEW

Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support [...]

Hearts in Atlantis

CALL NO Fic K54h 2000

AUTHOR King, Stephen, 1947-

IMPRINT London : New English Library/Hodder & Stoughton, 2000, c1999

NOTE Gift

CONTENT PREVIEW

‘Although it is difficult to believe, the 60s are not fictional; they actually happened’ (from the Author’s Note). “Hearts in Atlantis” comprises of five brilliant, interconnected, sequential narratives, each [...]

Devil bones

CALL NO Fic R352d 2009

AUTHOR Reichs, Kathy

IMPRINT London : Arrow Books, 2009, c2008

NOTE Gift from Asia Books

CONTENT PREVIEW

An underground chamber is exposed in a seedy, dilapidated house with sagging trim and peeling paint. In the dark cellar, a ritualistic display is revealed. A human skull rests on [...]

Evidence

CALL NO Fic K29e 2010

AUTHOR Kellerman, Jonathan

IMPRINT London : Headline, 2010, c2009

NOTE Gift from Asia Books

CONTENT PREVIEW

An Alex Delaware thriller – compulsive, intriguing and unputdownable Early one morning a foreman shows up at the building site of a mega-mansion. Proceeding up unfinished plank steps, he arrives at [...]

Blasphemy

CALL NO Fic P937b 2009

AUTHOR Preston, Douglas

IMPRINT London : Pan Books, 2009, c2008

NOTE Gift

CONTENT PREVIEW

The world’s biggest supercollider, locked in an Arizona mountain, was built to reveal the secrets of the very moment of creation: the Big Bang itself.

The Torus is the most expensive machine ever created [...]

Pursuit of honour

CALL NO Fic F648p 2010

AUTHOR Flynn, Vince

IMPRINT London : Pocket Books/Simon & Schuster UK, 2010, c2009

NOTE Gift from Asia Books

CONTENT PREVIEW

When Washington, DC’s National Counterterrorism Center is struck by a series of devastating explosions, the results are catastrophic—185 killed, including public officials and CIA employees. Such an act [...]

Cell : a novel

CALL NO Fic K54c 2006

AUTHOR King, Stephen, 1947-

IMPRINT London : Hodder, c2006

NOTE Gift

CONTENT PREVIEW

The next call you take could be your last in this terrifying #1 New York Times bestseller by Stephen King.

WHERE WERE YOU ON OCTOBER 1ST AT 3:03 P.M.?

Graphic artist Clay Riddell was in the [...]

Ford County : stories

CALL NO Fic G869f 2010

AUTHOR Grisham, John

IMPRINT New York : A Dell Book, c2010, c2009

NOTE Gift from Asia Book

CONTENT PREVIEW

Number 1 New York Times bestselling author John Grisham takes us back to Ford County, Mississippi, the setting of his first novel, A Time to Kill. This riveting collection of short stories [...]