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Here are some books that are making waves on the international literary scene.

Fire And Blood

Author: George R.R. Martin

Fire And Blood to Homebody: 7 books making waves on the international literary scene

Set 300 years before the events in A Song of Ice and Fire, Fire And Blood is the definitive history of the Targaryens in Westeros as told by Archmaester Gyldayn and chronicles the conquest that united the Seven Kingdoms under Targaryen rule through to the Dance of the Dragons: the Targaryen civil war that nearly ended their dynasty forever. The thrilling history of the Targaryens comes to life in this masterly work by the author of A Song of Ice and Fire, the inspiration for HBO’s Game of Thrones.

Target

Author: James Patterson

Fire And Blood to Homebody: 7 books making waves on the international literary scene

The new President calls on Alex Cross to lead an unparalleled FBI investigation to help capture America’s most wanted criminal. Alex has a terrible feeling that the assassination is just the beginning of a much larger plan. All too soon this fear springs to life as a terrifying chain of events plunges the government and the entire country into chaos.

Look Alive Twenty-Five

Author: Janet Evanovich

Fire And Blood to Homebody: 7 books making waves on the international literary scene

There’s nothing like a good deli, and the Red River Deli in Trenton is one of the best. World-famous for its pastrami, coleslaw, and for its disappearing managers. Over the last month, three have vanished from the face of the earth, and the only clue in each case is one shoe that’s been left behind. The police are baffled. Lula is convinced that it’s a case of alien abduction. Whatever it is, they’d better figure out what’s going on before they lose their new manager, Ms. Stephanie Plum.

Becoming

Author: Michelle Obama

Fire And Blood to Homebody: 7 books making waves on the international literary scene

In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerising storytelling, Michelle Obama invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her — from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work, to her time spent at the world’s most famous address. With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private, telling her full story as she has lived it — in her own words and on her own terms.

Past Tense

Author: Lee Child

Fire And Blood to Homebody: 7 books making waves on the international literary scene

The thriller follows Jack Reacher on a quest into his father’s past and climaxes in the most stomach-clenching, hair-raising, blood-curling ticking-time-bomb of an adventure yet. On a country road deep in the New England woods, he sees a sign to a place he has never been — the town where his father was born. He thinks, what’s one extra day? He takes the detour. Once there Reacher asks about the old family home. He’s told no one named Reacher ever lived in that town. He knows his father never went back. Now he wonders, was he ever there in the first place?

Homebody

Author: Joanna Gaines

Fire And Blood to Homebody: 7 books making waves on the international literary scene

In Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave, Joanna Gaines walks you through how to create a home that reflects the personalities and stories of the people who live there. Using examples from her own farmhouse as well as a range of other homes, this comprehensive guide will help you assess your priorities and instincts, as well as your likes and dislikes, with practical steps for navigating and embracing your authentic design style.

It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way

Author: Lysa TerKeurst

Fire And Blood to Homebody: 7 books making waves on the international literary scene

Life often looks so very different than we hoped or expected. Some events may simply catch us off guard for a moment, but others shatter us completely. We feel disappointed and disillusioned, and we quietly start to wonder about the reality of God’s goodness. Lysa TerKeurst understands this deeply. But she’s also discovered that our disappointments can be the divine appointments our souls need to radically encounter God. In this book, Lysa invites us into her own journey of faith and, with grit, vulnerability, and honest humor.

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