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  • World War Z [downloadable ebook] / an oral history of the zombie war

    World War Z / an oral history of the zombie war2006

    by Max Brooks

    (442,669)

    Summary: An account of the decade-long conflict between humankind and hordes of the predatory undead is told from the perspective of dozens of survivors who describe in their own words the epic human battle for survival.

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  • The march [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    The march / a novel2005

    by E. L Doctorow

    (10,379)

    Summary: In 1864, after Union general William Tecumseh Sherman burned Atlanta, he marched his sixty thousand troops east through Georgia to the sea, and then up into the Carolinas. The army fought off...  more »

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  • Erak's ransom [downloadable ebook]

    Erak's ransom2010

    by John Flanagan

    (50,717)

    Summary: On a mission to pay the ransom of a new ally, apprentice Will and his friends find themselves in a desert wasteland awash with enemies.

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  • The siege of Macindaw [downloadable ebook]

    The siege of Macindaw2009

    by John Flanagan

    (55,401)

    Summary: Now a full-fledged Ranger, Will must rescue his friend Alyss from a rogue knight and uncover vital information needed to ward off a Scotti invasion.

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  • Anna & Natalie [downloadable ebook]

    Anna & Natalie2007

    by Barbara Hancock Cole

    Summary: Anna and her seeing-eye dog Natalie are chosen by Anna's teacher to participate in the wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery.

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  • Victory of eagles [downloadable ebook]

    Victory of eagles2008

    by Naomi Novik

    (19,685)

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  • War and peace [downloadable ebook]

    War and peace2007

    by Leo Tolstoy graf

    (266,203)

    Summary: Often called the greatest novel ever written, War and Peace is at once a historical war epic, a philosophical study, and a celebration of the Russian spirit. Noted for its mastery of realistic detail...  more »

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  • War and remembrance [downloadable ebook]

    War and remembrance2010

    by Herman Wouk

    (32,395)

    Summary: From the Middle East, to Moscow, to Hitler's death camps, the members of the Henry family face grave danger as they fight in the Second World War.

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  • The war of the worlds [downloadable ebook]

    The war of the worlds2007

    by H. G. Wells

    (246,079)

    Summary: As life on Mars becomes impossible, Martians and their terrifying machines invade the earth.

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  • A time of miracles [downloadable ebook]

    A time of miracles2010

    by Anne-Laure Bondoux

    (1,128)

    Summary: In the early 1990s, a boy with a mysterious past and the woman who cares for him endure a five-year journey across the war-torn Caucasus and Europe, weathering hardships and welcoming unforgettable...  more »

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  • The 5th Wave [eBook]

    The 5th Wave2013

    by Richard Yancey

    (390,815)

    Summary: After the first wave, only darkness remains. After the second, only the lucky escape. And after the third, only the unlucky survive. After the fourth wave, only one rule applies: trust no one. Now,...  more »

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  • The assault [downloadable ebook]

    The assault2012

    by Brian Falkner

    (473)

    Summary: In the year 2030, six teens who have been modified to look like the aliens who are battling for control of Earth go behind enemy lines and discover a shocking, secret alien project.

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  • Ragtag [downloadable ebook]

    Ragtag2009

    by Karl Wolf-Morgenländer

    (70)

    Summary: A young swallow leads a band of birds against an empire of raptors that has invaded Boston.

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  • Darkness, be my friend [downloadable ebook]

    Darkness, be my friend1999

    by John Marsden

    (16,239)

    Summary: As survivors of an enemy invasion of their homeland, Ellie and her friends return to Australia as guides for soldiers from New Zealand who plan an attack on the Wirrawee airfield.

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  • The fort [downloadable ebook] / a novel of the Revolutionary War

    The fort / a novel of the Revolutionary War2010

    by Bernard Cornwell

    (5,431)

    Summary: After the British establish a fort on the Penobscot River, the Massachusetts patriots--among them General Peleg Wadsworth and Colonel Paul Revere--mount an expedition to oust the redcoats.

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  • Peace [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Peace / a novel2008

    by Richard Bausch

    (935)

    Summary: Italy, near Cassino. The terrible winter of 1944. A dismal icy rain, continuing unabated for days. Guided by a seventy-year-old Italian man in rope-soled shoes, three American soldiers are sent on a...  more »

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  • A memory between us [downloadable ebook]

    A memory between us2010

    by Sarah Sundin

    (2,409)

    Summary: Landing in the army hospital after a plane crash, Major Jack Novak tries to win the heart of army nurse Lieutenant Ruth Doherty, but Jack soon realizes that he has his work cut out for him as he tries to break down her defenses.

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  • Christmas in Cedar Cove [downloadable ebook]

    Christmas in Cedar Cove2010

    by Debbie Macomber

    (3,710)

    Summary: First, drop in at 5-B Poppy Lane, where you'll get a chance to visit with Helen Shelton, her granddaughter Ruth and Ruth's husband, Paul. They'll offer you a cup of mulled cider and the story of how...  more »

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  • The red badge of courage [downloadable ebook]

    The red badge of courage2005

    by Stephen Crane

    (27,933)

    Summary: Plunged into the brutality of war, Henry Fleming, a young Union soldier, must struggle with the principles of courage, patriotism, and survival, in a collection that also includes other stories and poems.

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  • A constellation of vital phenomena [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    A constellation of vital phenomena / a novel2013

    by Anthony Marra

    (49,641)

    Summary: In a rural village in December 2004 Chechnya, a failed doctor Akhmed harbors the traumatized 8-year-old daughter of a father abducted by Russian forces and treats a series of wounded rebels and...  more »

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  • Abner & me [downloadable ebook] / a baseball card adventure

    Abner & me / a baseball card adventure2008

    by Dan Gutman

    (590)

    Summary: With his ability to travel through time using baseball cards and photographs, thirteen-year-old Joe and his mother go back to 1863 to ask Abner Doubleday whether he invented baseball, but instead...  more »

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  • Throne of jade [downloadable ebook]

    Throne of jade2006

    by Naomi Novik

    (40,106)

    Summary: Captain Will Laurence and his noble dragon Temeraire battle against Bonaparte's invading forces. When China discovers that their rare gift, meant for Napoleon, is now in the hands of the British forces, they demand the return of the dragon.

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  • The dead of night [downloadable ebook]

    The dead of night1997

    by John Marsden

    (20,203)

    Summary: Six determined Australian teenagers try to find their missing friends while continuing to resist the enemies who have invaded their country.

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  • Ceremony [downloadable ebook]

    Ceremony2006

    by Leslie Silko

    (17,868)

    Summary: This story, set on an Indian reservation just after World War II, concerns the return home of a war-weary Laguna Pueblo young man. Tayo, a young Native American, has been a prisoner of the Japanese...  more »

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  • The last of the Mohicans [downloadable ebook] / a narrative of 1757

    The last of the Mohicans / a narrative of 17572005

    by James Fenimore Cooper

    (90,215)

    Summary: Tells the tale of Natty Bumppo, a frontier scout, and a Mohican warrior who escort two sisters through the wilderness to Fort William Henry during the French and Indian War.

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  • Spies of the Balkans [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    Spies of the Balkans / a novel2010

    by Alan Furst

    (5,274)

    Summary: As war approaches northern Greece, the spies begin to circle--from the Turkish legation to the German secret service. In the ancient port of Salonika, Costa Zannis, a senior police official, head of...  more »

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  • Monsters of men [downloadable ebook]

    Monsters of men2010

    by Patrick Ness

    (67,197)

    Summary: As a world-ending war surges to life around them, Todd and Viola face monstrous decisions, questioning all they have ever known as they try to step back from the darkness and find the best way to achieve peace.

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  • Brothers no more [downloadable ebook]

    Brothers no more1995

    by William F. Buckley

    (82)

    Summary: A man spends his life making up for an act of cowardice during World War II and gains a reputation as a brave journalist. Many years later he learns that the individual who saved his life during that...  more »

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  • The returning [downloadable ebook]

    The returning2011

    by Christine Hinwood

    (894)

    Summary: When the six-year war between the Uplanders and Downlanders is over and Cam returns home to his village, questions dog him, from how he lost an arm to why he was the only one of his fellow soldiers...  more »

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  • Honor of spies [downloadable ebook] / an honor bound novel

    Honor of spies / an honor bound novel2009

    by W. E. B Griffin

    (2,601)

    Summary: OSS officer Cletus Frade has a tricky assignment: to help a German lieutenant escape a Mississippi internment camp so that Frade can use the man to make sure a German plot to assassinate Hitler...  more »

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  • The watch [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    The watch / a novel2012

    by Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya

    (1,168)

    Summary: "At a stark outpost in the Kandahar mountain range, a team of American soldiers watches a young Afghan woman approach. She has come to beg for the return of her brother's body. The camp's tense,...  more »

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  • The English patient [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    The English patient / a novel2011

    by Michael Ondaatje

    (113,895)

    Summary: The Booker Prize-winning novel, now a critically acclaimed major motion picture, starring Ralph Fiennes, Juliette Binoche, Willem Dafoe and Kristin Scott Thomas. With ravishing beauty and unsettling...  more »

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  • Those who save us [downloadable ebook]

    Those who save us2005

    by Jenna Blum

    (93,692)

    Summary: For fifty years, Anna Schlemmer has refused to talk about her life in Germany during World War II. Her daughter, Trudy, was only three when she and her mother were liberated by an American soldier...  more »

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  • Princess Elizabeth's spy [downloadable ebook] / a Maggie Hope mystery

    Princess Elizabeth's spy / a Maggie Hope mystery2012

    by Susan Elia MacNeal

    (13,265)

    Summary: "Susan Elia MacNeal introduced the remarkable Maggie Hope in her acclaimed debut, Mr. Churchill's Secretary. Now Maggie returns to protect Britain's beloved royals against an international plot--one...  more »

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  • The cloud atlas [downloadable ebook]

    The cloud atlas2004

    by Liam Callanan

    (2,181)

    Summary: Set against the magnificent backdrop of Alaska in the waning days of World War II, The Cloud Atlas is an enthralling debut novel, a story of adventure and awakening-and of a young soldier who came to...  more »

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