One False Note is an exciting adventure novel written by Gordan Korman. The book is the 2nd volume in The 39 Clues young adult series. Picking up the story left by the 1st book, Amy and Dan Cahill have discovered the truth about Mozart. The two young siblings then travel to Vienna, Austria in pursue of the second clue in the 39 Clues competition.
The Maze of Bones is an amazing young-adult, adventure novel by Rick Riordan. First published in 2008, it is the first novel in the original 39 Clues Series. The book introduces the main protagonists of the series: Amy and Dan Cahill. Being orphans, they are shocked in revealing the truth that they are the descendants of a very powerful and influential family, the Cahills. The bad news is that the family members are constantly competing and fighting each other for something called the Clues, which are the ingredients to create a powerful serum.
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho is a wonderful philosophic novel originally released in 1988. The allegorical book builds its story around a young Andalusian shepherd and his fantastic adventure in pursuing his dream to Egypt. After having a profound recurring dream, young Santiago believed that the pyramids held his most precious treasure. Thus he began a long intercontinental journey where he met interesting characters and experienced valuable lessons. All of those guided him in finding and revealing what his treasure was.
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr is a wonderful novel first published in 2014. Set during the destruction of World War II, this historical-fiction book tells a beautiful story of a blind French girl and a German boy. Overwhelmed and dragged by the devastating war, both struggled to survive and came across each other in occupied France.
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas is brilliant adventure novel that is now considered a classic work in literature. First released as serials between 1844 and 1845, the book is set in some important historical events during the Bourbon Restoration in France. The story follows the journey of Edmond Dantès who was falsely accused and imprisoned without trial, but then turned into a commanding Count of Monte Cristo and sought for revenge.
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden is a romantic historical fiction novel originally released in 1997. Set in a period prior to the clash of World War II, it explores the life of the geishas in Gion district of Kyoto, Japan. The book followed the remarkable story of how miserable little Chiyo Sakamoto turned into a renowned geisha Sayuri. How she endured the harsh treatments by her bitter rivals and the demanding training to become a geisha. Most of all how she found her first crush which turned out to be her true love, after being separated for years.
Frankenstein Series by Dean Koontz is the title for a collection of five thriller Koontz novels published between 2005 and 2011. The main plot of the series is the shuddering vision and works of a Victor Frankenstein. The mad scientist created monstrous creatures and waged a war to replace humankind. The slightest chance of human survival relied on a pair of detectives and Frankenstein’s first creation, Deucalion.
First published in 2011, The Dead Town by Dean Koontz is a New York Times Bestseller thriller/horror novel. Sequel to Lost Souls, it is the fifth and last book of Koontz’s Frankenstein series. Here it is, the end result of the catastrophic war that was created by lunatic scientist Victor “Helios” Frankenstein. The purpose of that war was to eliminate humanity and replaced it with Frankenstein’s creation.