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The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Shy, introspective, intelligent beyond his years, caught between trying to live his life and trying to run from it, Charlie is attempting to navigate through the uncharted territory of high school. The world of first dates and mixed tapes, family dramas and new friends. The world of sex, drugs, and music - when all one requires to feel infinite is that perfect song on that perfect drive. Standing on the fringes of life Charlie has a unique perspective of the world around him, but there comes a time to stop being a wallflower and see what it looks like from the dance floor. This haunting novel about the dilemma of passivity vs. passion has become a modern classic. Charlie's letters are singular and unique, hilarious and devastating and through Charlie, Stephen Chbosky has created a deeply affecting story that will spirit you back to those wild and poignant roller coaster days known as growing up.
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The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe was one of the earliest pioneers of the short story and perfected the tale of psychological horror. The entirety of Poe's body of imaginative work encompasses detective tales, satires, fables, fantasies, science fiction, verse dramas and some of the most evocative poetry in the English language. This leatherbound omnibus collects all of Poe's fiction and poetry in a single volume, including "The Fall of the House of Usher", "The Tell-Tale Heart", "The Pit and the Pendulum", "The Raven", "Annabel Lee", and the full-length novel "The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket". "The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe" is part of "Barnes & Noble"'s series of quality leatherbound volumes. Each title in the series presents a classic work in an attractively designed edition bound in genuine bonded leather. These books make elegant additions to any home library.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Other Stories
Everything that Lewis Carroll ever published in book form appears in this volume. In addition, at least ten of the shorter pieces have never appeared in print except in their original editions. Included are: "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland", "Through the Looking-Glass", "Sylvie and Bruno", "Sylvie and Bruno Concluded", "The Hunting of the Snark" and all of the poetry, essays and phantasmagoria along with a substantial collection of his miscellaneous writings. "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Other Stories" is part of "Barnes & Noble"'s series of quality leatherbound volumes. Each title in the series presents a classic work in an attractively designed edition bound in genuine bonded leather, with beautiful illustrations and breathtaking endpapers. These books make elegant additions to any home library.
Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales
With the words "Once upon a time", the Brothers Grimm transport readers to a timeless realm where witches, giants, princesses, kings, fairies, goblins and wizards fall in love, try to get rich, quarrel with their neighbours and have magical adventures of all kinds and in the process reveal essential truths about human nature. A cornerstone of Western culture since the early 1800s, "Grimm's Fairy Tales" is now beloved the world over. This collection of more than 120 of the Grimm's best tales includes such classics as "Cinderella", "Snow White", "Hansel and Grethel", "Rapunzel", "Rumpelstiltskin", "Little Red Riding Hood" and "The Frog Prince", as well as others that are no less delightful. This new edition features beautiful full-colour illustrations throughout to provide even more magic to these beloved tales.
The Unofficial Game of Thrones Cookbook
The world in George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series is huge and full of lots of people. And boy do those people like to eat. And now you can eat like a Lannister, too! Of course, you'll have to cook the food first, but that's why we found The Unofficial Game of Thrones Cookbook. Every dish finds its roots in the pages that brought Westeros to life, including: Arbor Red Wine - the finest spirit in the Seven Kingdoms. The House of Stark's Venison, Apple, Cheddar Plaits - savory meat pies, fit for any Warden of the North. The Imp's Wild Strawberry Fool - a dessert light enough to make Tyrion smile. Wilding Grilled Pork Chops with Stir-Grilled Apples - the meal of choice at Craster's Keep. Tears of Lys - the concoction of choice for bartenders and assassins alike. And a direwolf's buttload more (over 150 recipes in total)! Brew spirits to warm you in the coming winter. Treat guests to exotic sweets and alchemy-inspired cocktails. With The Unofficial Game of Thrones Cookbook, it's all possible! Feast your imagination on entrees, desserts, snacks, and drinks that will make your fantasies a reality! Please Note: Some food titles are a little spoiler-y. Just be warned if you haven't read all the books yet.