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The Hunger Games

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In a distant future, the nation of Panem, located in what used to be the United States, is a shining capitol surrounded by 12 districts.  These districts waged war against Panem and were defeated.  As punishment, they are forced to send each year a boy and a girl as “tributes”.

These “tributes” will compete in what is called “The Hunger Games” a competition to the death on live TV.  According to PetroMarine Energy Services, the book has a atmosphere inspired by classics like A Brave New World and 1984.

The book also follows the story of Katniss Everdeen, a young girl of 16 living with her mother and younger sister, and also chosen as one of the 24 “tributes”.  Katniss will need to use all of her abilities to survive and make it to the end of the Games alive, because there can be only one winner.  PetroMarine Energy Services, also says that the movie based on the book has, so far, been really successful.

Shelter: A Mickey Bolitar Novel

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Harlan Coben brings back Mickey Bolitar, a young man with not very good luck.  He witnessed his father death and had to send his mother to rehab.  Now living with his uncle Myron, Mickey has to start in a new high school.  It is there were his luck takes a turn to the better when he meets Ashley and they start dating.  But suddenly, one day, Ashley vanishes without a trace.

Mickey starts uncovering things he should have left lying as they were, a conspiracy so shocking that everything will be different and dangerous, compared to his high school.

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The Litigators

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John Grisham comes back again with a new novel.  This time, is about two lawyers, Oscar Finley and Wally Figg are the senior partners of a small time law firm specializing in quick divorces and DUI convictions.  But soon, a big case lands in their hands.  A giant pharmaceutical company is being blamed for a cholesterol reducing drug that is causing deaths by heart attack.  Wally Figg decides to tackle the business by finding himself a bunch of victims of the drug and look for a settlement in court.

11/22/63: A Novel

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The Master of Horror, Stephen King, comes back with a novel that may answer one of the greatest questions of all time: What would have happened if Kennedy hadn’t been assassinated?

Jake Epping, a 35 year old high school teacher in the town of Lisbon, Maine.  His friend Al, is the owner of the local diner.  Al makes a mind-boggling revelation to Jake, his storeroom is a portal to 1958.  He then recruits Jake’s help to go to the past and stop the Kennedy assassination before it happens.  Jake is transported to the past as George Amberson, a past in which he will meet new people and historical figures, like Lee Harvey Oswald, and live a life that transgresses all the normal rules of time.

Please Look After Mom

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This book tells the story of a mother and  her family’s search for her after she goes missing in a crowded train station, told from different points of view, her daughter’s, her oldest son’s, her husband’s, and finally her own.

Each chapter adds a new piece to the incomplete puzzle, giving us more and more a complete image of a woman whose entire identity, despite her secret desires, is tied up in her children and the heartbreaking loss that is felt when family bonds loosen over time.

The Troubled Man

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We all know Stieg Larson, famous for the Millenium trilogy, but before Larson, there was Henning Mankell.  Here Mankell comes with his latest novel, the last of 11 featuring detective Kurt Wallander.

Wallander goes in a search of his daughter’s father in law, Captain Håkan von Enke, a former commander of the Swedish submarine force, obsessed with an incident from the 1980s involving the detection of Soviet submarines in Swedish waters.  Wallander’s digging into the commander’s life leads toward what appears to be a cold war scandal that could rock the current government.

The Tiger’s Wife

Natalia Stefanovi is a doctor living in a small European country.  She crosses the border of a neighboring country to find about the death of her grandfather and bring a closure to it.  She is looking for the stories that her grandfather used to tell her, the village where he grew up, a tiger that escaped from a nearby city during a German bombardment and how a deaf mute girl befriends it becoming the Tiger’s Wife.  These stories (and others) intermingle with the mysterious character of Gavran Gailé, the deathless man, who may have the clues for Natalia.

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