Title Recommendations based on Sophia Petrillo
The Marches are the parents of four daughters: romantic Meg, tempestuous Jo, shy Beth, and ambitious Amy. After Mr. March leaves left the family to serve in the war against the South in the Civil War, Margaret March—who's affectionately called "Marmee" by her family—must do her best to raise her daughters despite their impoverished situation. She instills important values, including about the importance of self-respect. In a time when women are encouraged to marry for money, Marmee tells her daughters, "I'd rather see you poor men's wives, if you were happy, beloved, contented, than queens on thrones, without self-respect and peace."
Dre Johnson grew up in Compton, a tough part of Los Angeles. When he achieved success, he moved a few miles away to a nicer—but much whiter—part of town. He's trying to teach his kids to take pride in their heritage in a mostly-white environment. But his son cares more about field hockey than basketball, and his daughter's new boyfriend is not only white—he's French too!
Malcolm Wilkerson lives in a small suburban house in complete disarray with a domineering mother, aloof father, and two brothers. Although some may call the rest of his family "lowbrow", Malcolm has an IQ of 165 and takes gifted classes. Although Malcolm wants more than anything to just be "normal," that's an elusive goal with his outrageous family and genius brain.
Hailsham seems like a pleasant English boarding school, far from the influences of the city. Its students are well tended and supported, trained in art and literature, and become just the sort of people the world wants them to be. But, curiously, they are taught nothing of the outside world and are allowed little contact with it. Within the grounds of Hailsham, Kathy grows from schoolgirl to young woman, but it's only when she and her friends Ruth and Tommy leave the safe grounds of the school (as they always knew they would) that they realize the full truth of what Hailsham is. Never Let Me Go is a gripping mystery, a beautiful love story, and also a scathing critique of human arrogance and a moral examination of how we treat the vulnerable and different in our society. In exploring the themes of memory and the impact of the past, Ishiguro takes on the idea of a possible future to create his most moving and powerful book to date.
Following an assassination attempt on Senator Padm&?eacute; Amidala, Jedi Knights Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi investigate a mysterious plot that could change the galaxy forever.
Frodo and Sam are trekking to Mordor to destroy the One Ring of Power while Gimli, Legolas, and Aragorn search for the orc-captured Merry and Pippin. But nefarious wizard Saruman awaits the Fellowship members at the Orthanc Tower in Isengard.
A California high school student plans to escape from her family and small town by going to college in New York—much to the disapproval of wildly loving, deeply opinionated and strong-willed mother.
Don Draper is the creative director at Madison Avenue advertising agency Sterling Cooper. As a man who created his own entirely new identity that he successfully sells to the world every day, Don is a natural. But his whole carefully constructed life could come crumbling down if his secret is discovered. Don't be fooled by Mad Men's gorgeous characters and sets; the show is easier on the eyes than it is on the soul.
In New York City in the late 1970's, Grandmaster Flash has taken Shaolin under his wing and promises to show him the secrets of hip-hop, including the "get down," the section of a song with the most infectious beat. Shaolin can spin records, but he doesn't have the words to accompany the music. When he meets Zeke Figuero, a younger kid also from the Bronx, he knows he's found his wordsmith. But can the Get Down Brothers rise to the top?
Three sisters come across the Book of Shadows, revealing that they are the most powerful witches in history. And that is not the only shocker—they also find out that they have a half-sister who was magical powers as well. Together, they're commited to protecting the innocent in San Francisco from demons, warlocks, and other evil creatures. But sometimes sibling rivalry gets in the way.
A beautiful and distinguished family. A private island. A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy. A group of four friends—the Liars—whose friendship turns destructive. A revolution. An accident. A secret. Lies upon lies. True love. The truth. We Were Liars is a modern, sophisticated suspense novel from New York Times bestselling author, National Book Award finalist, and Printz Award honoree E. Lockhart. Read it. And if anyone asks you how it ends, just LIE.
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is a video game that is based on the fifth installment of the popular Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling and the film of the same name.
Beautiful, smart, rich-and single, Emma Woodhouse is perfectly content with her life and sees no need for either love or marriage. Nothing, however, delights her more than interfering in the romantic lives of others. But when she ignores the warnings of her good friend Mr. Knightley and attempts to arrange a suitable match for her prot&?eacute;g&?eacute;, Harriet Smith, her carefully laid plans soon unravel and have consequences that she never expected.
Eve Polastri is a MI5 security officer who has crossed paths with a female assassin she'd been tracking in her own informal investigation. Eve's interest in the mysterious "Villanelle" is both a job and a passion. Eve becomes single-mindedly obsessed with tracking down a woman she both fears and, in a weird way, kind of admires.
Tony Soprano has everything he ever wanted. At home he has a beautiful wife, his high school sweetheart Carmela, and two kids: daughter Meadow and son A.J. In business, he is really the capo of the DiMeo organized crime family with loyal associates like Silvio, Paulie and his nephew Christopher. But even with all his success, Tony is as unhappy as he's ever been.