Title Recommendations based on Rachel Goldberg
Teenage Mary, Queen of Scots, arrives in France for her wedding to Prince Francis. But the ceremony get derailed when Francis' mom sees visions of Francis dying if he goes through with the wedding. And it truly becomes a family affair after Francis' half brother starts to fall for Mary.
iZombie centers on Liv Moore, who used to be an overachieving medical resident. But turning into a zombie kind of put an end to that. Instead, Liv takes a job at the coroner's office so she can feed her hunger for brains in a relatively safe way by secretly snacking on the brains of corpses there. Liv has a lot on her plate: her friends and family think she has PTSD, she has to figure out if there are any more zombies in Seattle, and she still has to pretend everything's fine even though she has just become undead.
A diverse group of recruits has arrived at the FBI Quantico Base for training. They are the best, the brightest and the most vetted, so it seems impossible that one of them is suspected of masterminding the biggest attack on New York City since 9/11.
Life in the city is about to get a lot more exciting for Joan Watson now that she's residing with an eccentric consultant detective. In addition to typical roommate activities, e.g. watching Mets games, eating takeout, etc., Joan also gets roped into Sherlock Holmes' investigations, solving homicides, kidnappings, and other dangerous crimes.
Lina is just like any other fifteen-year-old Lithuanian girl in 1941. She paints, she draws, she gets crushes on boys. Until one night when Soviet officers barge into her home, tearing her family from the comfortable life they've known. Separated from her father, forced onto a crowded and dirty train car, Lina, her mother, and her young brother slowly make their way north, crossing the Arctic Circle, to a work camp in the coldest reaches of Siberia. Here they are forced, under Stalin's orders, to dig for beets and fight for their lives under the cruelest of conditions. Lina finds solace in her art, meticulously-and at great risk-documenting events by drawing, hoping these messages will make their way to her father's prison camp to let him know they are still alive. It is a long and harrowing journey, spanning years and covering 6,500 miles, but it is through incredible strength, love, and hope that Lina ultimately survives. Between Shades of Gray is a novel that will steal your breath and capture your heart.
When 2% of the world's population abruptly disappears without explanation, the world struggles to understand just what they're supposed to do about it. This is the story of the people who didn't make the cut.
In West Baltimore, neighborhoods are tough and filled with gangs and guns. There, it's play or get played. Stringer Bell and his childhood friend Avon Barksdale have turned a once-modest drug-dealing ring into a drug empire. But they can't shake pesky detective Jimmy McNulty's operation, which is slowly but surely building a case against them. That is, if other gangs don't get to them first.
When millionaire wheeler-dealer Edward Lewis enters a business contract with Hollywood hooker Vivian Ward, he loses his heart in the bargain in this charming romantic comedy. After Edward hires Vivian as his date for a week and gives her a Cinderella makeover, she returns the favor by mellowing the hardnosed tycoon's outlook. Can the poor prostitute and the rich capitalist live happily ever after?
Cal Weaver is living the American dream. He has a good job, a beautiful house, great children and a beautiful wife, named Emily. Cal's seemingly perfect life unravels, however, when he learns that Emily has been unfaithful and wants a divorce. Over 40 and suddenly single, Cal is adrift in the fickle world of dating. Enter, Jacob Palmer, a self-styled player who takes Cal under his wing and teaches him how to be a hit with the ladies.
A New York writer on sex and love is finally getting married to her Mr. Big. But her three best girlfriends must console her after the wedding gets called off.
Internationally acclaimed author Laura Restrepo delves into the minds of four characters. There's Agustina, a beautiful woman from an upper-class family who is caught in the throes of madness; her husband Aguilar, a man passionately in love with his wife and determined to rescue her from insanity; Agustina's former lover Midas, a drug-trafficker and money-launderer; and Nicoles, Agustina's grandfather. Through the blend of these distinct voices, Restrepo creates a searing portrait of a society battered by war and corruption, as well as an intimate look at the daily lives of people struggling to stay sane in an unstable reality.
Ever since Mia's decision to stay—but not with him—Adam's career has been on a wonderful trajectory. His album, borne from the anguish and pain of their breakup, has made him a bona fide star. And Mia herself has become a top-rate cellist, playing in some of the finest venues in the world. When their respective paths put them both in New York City at the same time, the result is a single night in which the two reunite—with wholly satisfying results.
Westworld revolves around a futuristic theme park staffed by robots that help guests live out their fantasies. The park breaks down, however, and two guests taking a Wild West adventure find themselves stalked by a gun-slinging android.
It's the late-1970s in Columbia. The cocaine trade is rampant, regulations are poorly enforced, and Pablo Escobar couldn't be happier. Now he's making more money than ever from smuggling illegal drubs—but along with the fame comes risk. He has made more enemies, and his own workers may turn against him, as the DEA cracks down on the crime and bloodshed of the drug war.
Teenage Buffy Summers was expelled from Hemery High for burning down the gym to kill the vampires inside. Her mother thought that moving to a smaller town like Sunnydale would give Buffy a chance to start anew. Unfortunately, their quaint new hometown is awash with supernatural activity, and a "Watcher" (Rupert Giles, the school librarian) has been sent to train her as a vampire slayer. Thankfully, Buffy has her "Scooby Gang" that includes her friends Xander and Willow to help her solve the town's mysteries and survive high school.