The Wonder

The Wonder

The Wonder

A small Irish village is mystified by what appears to be a miracle but may actually be murder in the next masterpiece from New York Times-bestselling author Emma Donoghue. A small village in 1850s rural Ireland is baffled by Anna O'Donnell's fast, which began as a self-inflicted and earnest expression of faith. After weeks of subsisting only on what she calls "manna from heaven," the story of the "miracle" has reached a fever pitch. Tourists flock in droves to the O'Donnell family's modest cabin hoping to witness, and an international journalist is sent to cover the sensational story. Enter Lib, an English nurse trained by Florence Nightingale who is hired to keep watch for two weeks and determine whether or not Anna is a fraud. As Anna deteriorates, Lib finds herself responsible not just for the care of a child, but for getting to the root of why the child may actually be the victim of murder in slow motion. A magnetic novel written with all the spare and propulsive tension that made Room a huge bestseller, The Wonder works beautifully on many levels—a simple tale of two strangers who will transform each other's lives, a powerful psychological thriller, and a story of love pitted against evil in its many masks.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Emma Donoghue
Publisher : HarperCollins
Release : 2016-09-20
Total Pages : 304 Pages
ISBN : 9781443450041


The Wonder

The Wonder

The new novel from the bestselling author of Room "Emma Donoghue's writing is superb alchemy, changing innocence into horror and horror into tenderness" Audrey Niffenegger, author of The Time Traveler's Wife "Donoghue's superb novel will leave few unaffected." Booklist An eleven-year-old girl stops eating, but remains miraculously alive and well. A nurse, sent to investigate whether she is a fraud, meets a journalist hungry for a story. Set in the Irish Midlands in the 1850s, The Wonder - inspired by numerous European and North American cases of 'fasting girls' between the sixteenth century and the twentieth - is a psychological thriller about a child's murder threatening to happen in slow motion before our eyes. Pitting all the seductions of fundamentalism against sense and love, it is a searing examination of what nourishes us, body and soul. PRAISE FOR THE WONDER "Her contemporary thriller Room made the author an international bestseller, but this gripping tale offers a welcome reminder that her historical fiction is equally fine." Kirkus "Donoghue demonstrates her versatility by dabbling in a wide range of literary styles in this latest novel ... The closely imagined, intricately drawn story possesses many of the same alluring qualities as her bestseller, Room." Publishers Weekly "Outstanding ... Exploring the nature of faith and trust with heartrending intensity, Donoghue's superb novel will leave few unaffected." Booklist "a tale of claustrophobic suspense and the intense relationship between a woman and a child ... Donoguhue's masterful way with words and imagery has the reader sharing Lib's scepticism and disdain for Anna and her family's naïve religious fervour ... until a heart-thumping, palm-sweating dramatic denouement." Red Magazine

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Emma Donoghue
Publisher : Picador
Release : 2016-09-27
Total Pages : 256 Pages
ISBN : 9781925483864


The Wonder

The Wonder

In this masterpiece by Emma Donoghue, bestselling author of Room, an English nurse is brought to a small Irish village to observe what appears to be a miracle -- a girl said to have survived without food for month -- and soon finds herself fighting to save the child's life. Tourists flock to the cabin of eleven-year-old Anna O'Donnell, who believes herself to be living off manna from heaven, and a journalist is sent to cover the sensation. Lib Wright, a veteran of Florence Nightingale's Crimean campaign, is hired to keep watch over the girl. Written with all the propulsive tension that made Room a huge bestseller, The Wonder works beautifully on many levels -- a tale of two strangers who transform each other's lives, a powerful psychological thriller, and a story of love pitted against evil. Acclaim for The Wonder: "Deliciously gothic.... Dark and vivid, with complicated characters, this is a novel that lodges itself deep" (USA Today, 3/4 stars) "Heartbreaking and transcendent"(New York Times) "A fable as lean and discomfiting as Anna's dwindling body.... Donoghue keeps us riveted" (Chicago Tribune) "Donoghue poses powerful questions about faith and belief" (Newsday)

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Emma Donoghue
Publisher : Little, Brown
Release : 2016-09-20
Total Pages : 304 Pages
ISBN : 9780316393881


Wonder

Wonder

"Now a major motion picture! Includes full-color movie photos and exclusive content!"--Dust jacket.

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Genre : Abnormalities, Human
Author : R. J. Palacio
Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
Release : 2017-09-26
Total Pages : 352 Pages
ISBN : 9781524720193


The Wonder Book Of Geometry

The Wonder Book Of Geometry

David Acheson transports us into the world of geometry, one of the oldest branches of mathematics. He describes its history, from ancient Greece to the present day, and its emphasis on proofs. With its elegant deduction and practical applications, he demonstrates how geometry offers the quickest route to the spirit of mathematics at its best.

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Author : David Acheson
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release : 2020-10-22
Total Pages : 288 Pages
ISBN : 9780198846383


The Seven Year Old Wonder Book

The Seven Year Old Wonder Book

Every night, before Sylvia goes to sleep, she whispers a magic spell to the rhyme-elves. In the morning her Wonder Book is filled with beautiful pictures and poems of her adventures and the extraordinary stories she has heard. There is nothing Sylvia loves more than stories; so every day she asks her mother, the old woodsman and even her fairy friend Sister-in-the-Bushes to tell them to her. They weave magical stories of clever princesses, far-away kingdoms, courageous knights, kind children and graceful fairies. During the day, Sylvia also has her own adventures: planting a fairy tree, meeting St Nicholas and venturing into the deep woods. But as she comes closer to her special seventh birthday, there is one extraordinary adventure left. This enchanting collection of tales, charmingly told by Isabel Wyatt, takes us through the highlights of the year as Sylvia and her friends celebrate festivals and birthdays.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Isabel Wyatt
Publisher : Floris Books
Release : 2020-04-30
Total Pages : 160 Pages
ISBN : 9781782506935


Where S Waldo The Wonder Book

Where S Waldo The Wonder Book

WHERE'S WALDO? THE WONDER BOOK takes searching for Waldo to a whole new eye-boggling level. Waldo-whizzes old and new won't be able to put it down! WALDO has wandered around the world, through time, and across the silver screen. Where is he off to now? Into a world of dreams and fantasies, of swarming scenes that could be invented only by the inspired mind of Martin Handford. Wilder and wackier than ever before, WALDO's adventures now span a crazy cake factory, the Land of Woof (imagine 1,000 Woofs!), an endless maze of halls and doors (can you find the keys that match the keyholes?), a riotous fun fair of fruits and vegetables, and much more! Every teeming double-page spread features more than twice the characters--and twice the challenge--of previous WALDO books! WHERE'S WALDO? THE WONDER BOOK will make your eyes POP!

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Martin Handford
Publisher : Where's Waldo
Release : 2020-03-03
Total Pages : 32 Pages
ISBN : 153621308X


The Wonder That Is You

The Wonder That Is You

A heartwarming book that beautifully captures the universal love and joy parents feel as they celebrate the arrival of their new child. A perfect gift for baby showers, baptisms, adoptions, birthdays, or any time you want to tell your little one how much they are loved. Every parent dreams of embracing their new child. When that dream comes true, it’s as if all of creation rejoices with them. In the tradition of Nancy Tillman’s On The Night You Were Born and Emily Winfield Martin’s The Wonderful Things You Will Be comes The Wonder That Is You by critically-acclaimed author Glenys Nellist. Something special happens when a child is in your arms as you read them this book. Something you and your little one will never, ever forget. It felt as if the world stood still The day my dream came true, And all creation paused to see The wonder that is you. Wonder That Is You is: Not only a perfect gift for new babies, but also a precious story to read aloud with big brothers and sisters in anticipation of the new arrival A heartwarming way to tell your children or grandchildren of any age how special they are and how much that are loved A soothing bedtime book that will have your little ones falling fast asleep in your loving arms

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Glenys Nellist
Publisher : Zonderkidz
Release : 2019-07-23
Total Pages : 32 Pages
ISBN : 9780310766575


Frog Music

Frog Music

Frog Music is an atmospheric and gripping novel by Emma Donoghue, author of the multi-million-copy bestseller Room, adapted as a major motion picture directed by Lenny Abrahamson. San Francisco, 1876: a stifling heat wave and smallpox epidemic have engulfed the City. Deep in the streets of Chinatown live three former stars of the Parisian circus: Blanche, now an exotic dancer at the House of Mirrors, her lover Arthur and his companion Ernest. When an eccentric outsider joins their little circle, secrets unravel, changing everything - and leaving one of them dead. Inspired by a true unsolved crime, Frog Music, a New York Times bestseller, is a dark and compelling story of intrigue and murder.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Emma Donoghue
Publisher : Pan Macmillan
Release : 2014-03-27
Total Pages : 256 Pages
ISBN : 9781447249757


The Wonder Test

The Wonder Test

A widowed FBI agent grows suspicious of her son’s new school in this thriller by the New York Times bestselling author of The Marriage Pact. Lina is on leave from her job in New York at the FBI in order to clean out her father’s home in Silicon Valley. As though letting go of her father isn’t hard enough, Lina has also recently lost her husband in a freak traffic accident. Still reeling, she and her teenage son Rory must make their way through this strange new town and the high school around which it all seems to revolve. Rory soon starts coming home with reports of the upcoming “Wonder Test,” a general aptitude assessment that appears increasingly inane, and Lina is shaken out of her grief by a sense that something is amiss in Hillsborough. When she discovers that a student disappeared last year and was found weeks later walking on a beach, shaved and traumatized, Lina can’t help but be sucked into an impromptu investigation. Another kidnapping hits closer to home and reveals a sinister link between the Wonder Test and the rampant wealth of Silicon Valley’s elite. A searing view of a culture that puts the wellbeing of children at risk for advancement and prestige, and a captivating story of the lengths a mother will go for her son, this is The Wonder Test. Praise for The Marriage Pact “A fun, can’t-stop-eating-the-potato-chips kind of premise.” —The New York Times “A smart, searing and frightening look at modern love.” —Today “A high-concept, fast-moving thriller . . . a gripping and intriguing read.” —Sunday Mirror

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Michelle Richmond
Publisher : Grove Atlantic
Release : 2021-07-06
Total Pages : 448 Pages
ISBN : 9780802158512