Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie.  Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks. The luxurious train is surprisingly full for the time of the year, but by the morning it is one passenger fewer. An American tycoon lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. Isolated and with a killer in their midst, detective Hercule Poirot must identify the murderer - in case he or she decides to strike again.

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The Mountain Between Us by Charles Martin. On a stormy winter night, two strangers wait for a flight at the Salt Lake City airport. When the last outgoing flight is cancelled due to a broken de-icer and a forthcoming storm, Ben finds a charter plane that can take him around the storm and drop him in Denver. When the pilot says the single engine prop plane can fit one more, Ben offers the seat to Ashley knowing that she needs to get back just as urgently. And then the unthinkable happens.

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Beauty and the Beast: The Original French Fairytale by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve. This book contains the original tale, first published in 1740, and although the classic elements of Beauty giving up her freedom to live with the Beast, during which time she begins to see beyond his grotesque appearance, are present, there is a wealth of rich backstory to how the Prince became cursed and revelations about Beauty's parentage, which fail to appear in subsequent versions.

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The Beauty and the Beast by Gabrielle-Suzanna Barbot de Villenueve. Generations of readers have been bewitched by the epic love story of a beautiful young girl imprisoned in the magical castle of a monstrous beast. Now, the classic fairy tale is brought to life in this spectacular illustrated edition as originally envisioned by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve in 1740.

The Beauty and the Beast : Gabrielle-Suzanna Barbot de Villenueve : 9780062456212

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon. Madeline Whittier is allergic to the outside world. So allergic, in fact, that she has never left the house in all of her seventeen years. But when Olly moves in next door, and wants to talk to Maddie, tiny holes start to appear in the protective bubble her mother has built around her. Olly writes his IM address on a piece of paper, shows it at her window, and suddenly, a door opens.

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