The Pulitzer Prize-winning story of Willie Stark, a southern-fried politician who builds support by appealing to the common man and playing dirty politics with the best of the back-room deal-makers. Though Stark quickly sheds his idealism, his right-hand man, Jack Burden – who narrates the story – retains it and proves to be a thorn in the new governor's side. Stark becomes a successful leader, but at a very high price, one that eventually costs him his life. (amazon.com)
Based on Twain's Coming of Age novel. Planned as a sequel to Tom Sawyer but ended up being much more adult-themed. About Huck Finn & a runaway slave named Jim, and their voyage down the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers, all the while meeting some savory and rather unsavory characters.
At the opening party of a collosal, but poorly constructed, office building, a massive fire breaks out that threatens to destroy the tower and everyone in it. Together, an experienced fire chief and an architect must brave the fire and save the hundreds of innocent civilians trapped on the top floor of the 300 floor skyscraper. A remake of the 1974 blockbuster.
Andrea Sachs, a small-town girl fresh out of college, lands the job “a million girls would die for.” Hired as the assistant to Miranda Priestly, the high-profile, fabulously successful editor of Runway magazine, Andrea finds herself in an office that shouts Prada! Armani! Versace! at every turn, a world populated by impossibly thin, heart-wrenchingly stylish women and beautiful men clad in fine-ribbed turtlenecks and tight leather pants that show off their lifelong dedication to the gym. With breathtaking ease, Miranda can turn each and every one of these hip sophisticates into a scared, whimpering child, and brings new meaning to …
Raised by a mother who's had five husbands, eighteen-year-old Remy believes in short-term, no-commitment relationships until she meets Dexter, a rock band musician who turns her rule-oriented world upside down. (www.sarahdessen.com)
The true story of Mary Somoza, a recent immigrant from Dublin. This is the remarkable, uplifting story of one mother's tireless struggle against the system to fulfill her dream to give her severely disabled twins a normal childhood, and the education they deserve.
What if we could do it all over again? Star Wars is the story of a small group of unlikely heroes and the trials they encounter as they battle tyrannical forces in a galaxy far, far away.
Fourteen-year-old Melinda Sordino, has essentially stopped speaking. One of the reasons is because the world has stopped listening to her. After calling the police on an end-of-the-summer party, Melinda enters ninth grade as a pariah, ostracized by everyone in the school, including her best friends. Melinda hides away from life, and especially the dangerous jock who roams the halls and torments her. He is the reason her mouth, body, and mind are scarred and rendered mute.
Americanized remake of the 2002 Hong Kong hit film revolves around a rivalry between the police force and a gang. A gangster is chosen to infiltrate the police force while a young police officer is chosen to infiltrate the gang. When their paths cross, what will be the result?
Dalton Chance is 15 years old and an open book. Pace Creagan, aged 17, is fearless and feared, and to Dalton, she's irresistible. A poetic, Depression-era play by a prize-winning writer; a coming-of-age story with a wicked twist that reaches into the depths of a nation and asks what lies beneath.
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