Novel: On the Beach by Nevil Shute - After a nuclear World War III has destroyed most of the globe, the few remaining survivors in southern Australia await the radioactive cloud that is heading their way and bringing certain death to everyone in its path.
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In this striking literary debut, Carol Rifka Brunt unfolds a moving story of love, grief, and renewal as two lonely people become the unlikeliest of friends and find that sometimes you don’t know you’ve lost someone until you’ve found them.
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski. A riveting family saga, The Story of Edgar Sawtelle explores the deep and ancient alliance between humans and dogs, and the power of fate through one boy’s epic journey into the wild.
“The Transit of Venus by Shirley Hazzard. The honest voice of this writer, coupled with her intellect, make this one—and her book The Great Fire as well—worthy of re-reading tome and again. There is always something new surfacing.” —Lowis Lowry, author of The Son Read more: http://www.oprah.com/omagazine/Authors-Favorite-Books-Books-to-Re-Read/11#ixzz2IkawU0iD