The Cuckoo’s Calling by J.K. Rowling writing as Robert Galbraith

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Robert Galbraith is a pseudonym for J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series and The Casual Vacancy. The Cuckoo’s Calling is Rowling’s latest offering, her debut crime novel.  Read the first two chapters of the book below. 1 Though Robin Ellacott’s twenty-five years of life had seen their moments of drama and incident, she had never before woken up in the certain knowledge that she would remember the coming.

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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  One of the most well-known and beloved novels of our times, “One Hundred Years of Solitude” is an expansive family drama set in a magical Latin American town. It was published in 1967 and to this day it is widely read in its original Spanish and dozens of other languages. Read an excerpt of the book below.     Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel.

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