Title Recommendations based on Connor McManus
Two poor greasers, Johnny and Ponyboy, are assaulted by a vicious gang, the socs. After Johnny kills one of the attackers, tension begins to mount between the two rival gangs—setting off a turbulent chain of events.
War and Peace broadly focuses on Napoleon's invasion of Russia in 1812 and follows three of the most well-known characters in literature: Pierre Bezukhov, the illegitimate son of a count who is fighting for his inheritance and yearning for spiritual fulfillment; Prince Andrei Bolkonsky, who leaves his family behind to fight in the war against Napoleon; and Natasha Rostov, the beautiful young daughter of a nobleman who intrigues both men. As Napoleon's army invades, Tolstoy brilliantly follows characters from diverse backgrounds—peasants and nobility, civilians and soldiers—as they struggle with the problems unique to their era, their history, and their culture.
Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Venturesome Luke Skywalker and dashing captain Han Solo team together with the loveable robot duo R2-D2 and C-3PO to rescue the beautiful princess and restore peace and justice in the Empire.
Growing up in his grandfather's game shop, Yugi Moto was a shy, quiet boy with a knack for games but few friends to play them with. All that changed, however, when his grandfather gave him the Millennium Puzzle, an Egyptian relic with mysterious powers. When he completes the Millennium Puzzle, Yugi manages to also unlock the Spirit within the relic—a Spirit that currently resides in his body.
Madoka Kaname might not be extremely popular, but she tries her best to be kind to everyone. It's why she tries to befriend aloof transfer student Homura. It's also why she ends up adopting Kyubey, a cute, cat-like creature who offers Madoka the chance become a "magical girl." However, there's much more to becoming a magical girl than pretty dresses, and Madoka might not be prepared for the ruthless new world she's entered.
Victor Hugo's tale of injustice, heroism, and love follows the fortunes of Jean Valjean, an escaped convict determined to put his criminal past behind him, and has been a perennial favorite since it first appeared over 150 years ago. This exciting new translation with Jillian Tamaki's brilliant cover art will be a gift both to readers who have already fallen for its timeless story and to new readers discovering it for the first time.
Obsessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged and sadistic serial killer abducts the morally wayward. Once captured, they must face impossible choices in a horrific game of survival. The victims must fight to win their lives back, or die trying.
Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.
Based upon Marvel Comics' most unconventional anti-hero, DEADPOOL tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life.
In Stranger Things, friends Mike, Dustin, and Lucas look for their friend Will Byers, who had disappeared. But they discover something strange instead: a bald girl named Eleven who is walking around the woods in her hospital gown. Eleven speaks only a few words, but she may provide their best hope of finding Will.