Title Recommendations based on Mike Delfino
Yuichi hasn't seen his cousin Nayuki in years. Now that he's back, all knowledge of ever visiting has vanished. He tries to adjust to the vaguely familiar surroundings, but the gaps in his memory haunt him as time grows short. The pieces of the puzzle have appeared: an eerily silent beauty with blazing tresses, the mysterious girl with the winged backpack, and the sword-wielding demon slayer. But it's up to Yuichi to discover how they fit together.
It's 1895, and after the suicide of her mother, 16-year-old Gemma Doyle is shipped off from the life she knows in India to Spence, a proper boarding school in England. Lonely, guilt-ridden, and prone to visions of the future that have an uncomfortable habit of coming true, Gemma's reception there is a chilly one. To make things worse, she's been followed by a mysterious young Indian man, a man sent to watch her. But why? What is her destiny? And what will her entanglement with Spence's most powerful girls—and their foray into the spiritual world—lead to?
Dune tells the story of the boy Paul Atreides, who will become the mysterious man known as Muad'Dib. Paul's noble family is named stewards of Arrakis, whose sands are the only source of a powerful drug called "the spice." After his family is brought down in a traitorous plot, Paul must go undercover to seek revenge, and to bring to fruition humankind's most ancient and unattainable dream.
As head of Pope and Associates, Olivia and her team of lawyers are "fixers" and "gladiators in suits." They use the media and other extralegal means to right the wrongs perpetrated by and against America's political and social elite. But keeping her moral standing becomes difficult as she becomes more personally involved in the scandals that occur.
Taking us from Afghanistan in the final days of the monarchy through the horrific rule of the Taliban, The Kite Runner is the heartbreaking story of the unlikely and inseparable friendship between a wealthy Afghan boy and the son of his father's servant, both of whom are caught in the tragic sweep of history. Published in the aftermath of America's invasion of Afghanistan, Khaled Hosseini's haunting writing brought a part of the world to vivid life that was previously unknown.
Harold Finch attempts to stop murders using only social security numbers that he illegally receives from a secret government surveillance system called the Machine. John Reese is Finch's man on the ground to track down and stop the violent crimes that the Machine tells them about. Given that everyone thinks John Reese is dead, he's the perfect one for the mission.
Sucessful attorney Rebecca Bunch realizes that she's made herself miserable pushing herself to be the best and live up to expectations. When she runs into her ex-boyfriend from sleep-away camp, Josh, Rebecca realizes that being with him was the last time she was truly happy. So, in an effort to track down that happiness, Rebecca follows him out to the sunny suburbs of West Covina, California.
The Battlestar Galactica is one of the few spaceships to survive a massive nuclear attack led by a race of artificial intelligence known as the Cylons. Luckly, the ship's passengers are in good hands with an ace pilot named Kara Starbuck who can often be found chomping on cigars, throwing back booze, betting on card games, or competing at Pyramid.
Shay is Tally's rebellious best friend who's not afraid to break the rules, no matter the cost. A few months shy of her sixteenth birthday, Shay eagerly awaits her turn to become a Pretty—a rite-of-passage operation called the Surge that transforms ordinary Uglies into paragons of beauty. Yet after befriending the Crims, a group of fellow teens who refuse to take anything in society at face value, Shay starts to question the whole concept. And as the Crims explore beyond the monitored borders of Uglyville into the forbidden, ungoverned wild, Shay must choose between the perks of being Pretty and the rewards of being real.
Jesse Custer is a small-town preacher. But that's not the best job for a cynical alcoholic. Jesse believes in God, but his lackluster sermons have trouble attracting much attention in Annville. That is, until he gains the ability to control people with his voice.
Baccano! focuses on various people, including alchemists, thieves, thugs, Mafiosi and Camorristi, who are unconnected to one another. After an immortality elixir is recreated in 1930 Manhattan, the characters begin to cross paths, setting off events that spiral further and further out of control.
Lost Girl tells the story of Bo, who was abandoned at birth and raised by deeply religious adoptive parents who viewed sex as evil. At eighteen, Bo inadvertently killed her boyfriend the first time they had sex by draining him of his life energy. Frightened of her powers, Bo has spent the last ten years on the run, knowing that she was not truly human and that her powers had the potential to kill anyone she became close to.
Raymond "Red" Reddington is an international criminal mastermind, listed as number four on the FBI's Most Wanted list. But one day, Red walks straight into FBI headquarters and gives himself up. In exchange for good treatment, he's offered to give up his list of criminal contacts—"The Blacklist," as he calls it. Yet Red always keeps his motives mysterious.
As members of the Peaky Blinders, a local criminal gang, Tommy Shelby and his relatives navigate the treacherous social landscape to solidify their power within the city in post-WWI Birmingham, England. With the arrival of inspector Major Campbell and the tireless scrutiny of Sir Winston Churchill, organized crime is facing some tough opposition. Tommy and his Peaky Blinders plan on circumventing the crackdown, but it's not going to be easy.
Lawrence, a traveling merchant searching for profit, finds a naked girl with the ears and tail of a wolf asleep in his cart. Her name is Holo? a harvest goddess with an untamed beast lurking inside who longs to return to her beloved northern home. Armed with his street smarts and her animal instincts, a simple peddler and a forgotten deity begin a journey through the wild countryside. Along their path, the riches of happiness shall be reaped, even as the bankruptcy which dwells in the human heart is exposed.