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These books often provide stories that may cross genres, but do not easily fit into anyone category. The stories may be character driven or action-packed tales that will keep you glued to your seat. They provide the average reader with something different from what they may normally read. The stories are meant to make you think, to feel, to see the world a little bit differently.

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  1. Pride and Prejudice
    Pride and Prejudice
    by Jane Austen

    Rating: 3.7/5 (2318 votes cast)


    This is a 19th century England romantic story of the rebellious Elizabeth Bennet, a strong-willed young woman and Mr. Darcy, a mysterious and arrogant wealthy man. Her unwillingness to marry him threatens the future of her family. The book was first published in 1813.

    Categories: Romance, Other Fiction

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  2. Rhyn's Redemption
    Rhyn's Redemption
    by Lizzy Ford

    Rating: 3.7/5 (629 votes cast)


    Book III in the Rhyn's Redemption. Sequel to Katie's Hope. Katie and Rhyn are in a race to free Katie from the underworld, before Death claims her soul and that of her child. Rhyn struggles to control his demon powers. Demons follow him as he seeks out Death to make a deal for Katie's life.

    Categories: Romance, Other Fiction, Fantasy & Paranormal Romance

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  3. The Great Gatsby
    The Great Gatsby
    by F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Rating: 3.7/5 (3566 votes cast)


    This love story is set in the 1920s - a period of jazz and decadence. Jay Gatsby, a poor army officer falls for Daisy who marries a rich man while Jay is overseas. After the war, Jay becomes a multi-millionaire focusing on making money, throwing parties and enticing Daisy to return to his life.

    Categories: Romance, Other Fiction, Historical Romance

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  4. The Medium
    The Medium
    by C. J. Archer

    Rating: 3.5/5 (116 votes cast)


    Seventeen year-old spirit medium Emily Chambers has a problem. Actually, she has several. As if seeing dead people isn't a big enough social disadvantage, she also has to contend with an escaped demon and a handsome ghost with a secret past. And then there's the question of her parentage.

    Categories: Romance, Other Fiction, Fantasy & Paranormal Romance

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  5. The Yellow Wallpaper
    The Yellow Wallpaper
    by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

    Rating: 3.3/5 (190 votes cast)


    This journal chronicles the thoughts of a woman who is sent to a country home for forced rest by her husband and doctor who think the solitude will cure her from her dislike of marriage and motherhood. She creates her own reality outside of the yellow wallpaper of the bedroom in which she is imprisoned and records her thoughts in a secret journal. Through this journal she describes the importance of personal freedom and self-empowerment as her mental health continues to fail.

    Categories: Parenting, Romance, Other Fiction

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  6. A Christmas Carol
    A Christmas Carol
    by Charles Dickens

    Rating: 3.3/5 (536 votes cast)


    This short story of love, goodwill and mercy centers around Ebenezer Scrooge who receives three ghostly visitors - Christmas Past, Present and Future. These ghosts give Scrooge a glimpse of an unhappy future if he doesn't open his heart to Tiny Tim and Bob Cratchit.

    Category: Other Fiction

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  7. Anne of Green Gables
    Anne of Green Gables
    by Lucy Maud Montgomery

    Rating: 3.3/5 (741 votes cast)


    The life, trials, tribulations and friendships of Anne Shirley, a red-haired orphan with a fiery temperament who was adopted from an orphanage in Nova Scotia. Her misadventures and rivalries abound on Prince Edward Island where she enjoys her early teen years.

    Categories: Teen, Other Fiction

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  8. Once Bitten, Twice Shy
    Once Bitten, Twice Shy
    by Linda Louise Rigsbee

    Rating: 3.2/5 (625 votes cast)


    Book 1 in the Carmen & Alex series, Carmen is struggling to make a goat dairy profitable when her roommate’s brother arrives for a visit. Thinking he will be under foot and bored, she is taken by surprise when he seems genuinely interested in her work. As she falls for him, their tumultuous relationship is like a wild roller coaster ride.

    Categories: Romance, Other Fiction, Contemporary Romance

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  9. Life with an Angel
    Life with an Angel
    by Michael E Johnson

    Rating: 3.2/5 (661 votes cast)


    Teens use time and space travel and a wise guardian angel to learn the meaning of faith, discrimination, death and heaven.

    Categories: Spirituality, Teen, Other Fiction

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  10. The Mysterious Affair at Styles
    The Mysterious Affair at Styles
    by Agatha Christie

    Rating: 3.2/5 (597 votes cast)


    This baffling mystery story seeks to find who poisoned the stepmother. Was it one of her sons, her new husband or someone else. The book captivates the reader with characters, clues and intrigue. Belgian detective Hercule Poirot closely observes all suspects to find a pattern to lead him to the murderer.

    Categories: Mystery & Suspense, Other Fiction, Romantic Suspense

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