Title Recommendations based on Lucy Whitmore
Kimmy's normal suburban life was brought to a screeching halt when she was kidnapped into a doomsday cult at the age of 14. Trapped in an underground bunker for 15 years, Kimmy grew up thinking the entire world had been destroyed. Yet even in her darkest moment, she never lost her optimistic spirit. By dealing with her terrible reality in 10-second bursts, Kimmy remained truly "unbreakable." Free at last, Kimmy's first step is moving into a tiny basement apartment with an eccentric roommate, Titus Andromedon.
Everyone deserves a chance to follow their dreams, but some people only get one shot. Tyler Gage is a rebel from the wrong side of Baltimore's tracks and the only thing that stands between him and an unfulfilled life are his dreams of one day making it out of there. Nora is a privileged ballet dancer attending Baltimore's ultra-elite Maryland School of the Arts.
The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protege.
A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration.
Earth is facing an apocalyptic future, and five ordinary people are the world's only hope: a cheerleader, a webcam stripper, a hospice nurse, a computer programmer, and a paper executive. They have each just discovered their unique powers (including telekinesis and seeing the future), but evil Sylar is trying to steal all their powers for himself.
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.
Once Upon a Time uproots every fairytale you've ever held dear and drops them into the darkness that is the real world. (You can thank the Evil Queen and her pesky little curse for that.) Alternating between the characters' current predicament and the fantastical tales of their past, Emma must figure out the town's magical mysteries and break the curse.
After a lifetime of dreaming of traveling the world, 78-year-old homebody Carl flies away on an unbelievable adventure with Russell, an 8-year-old Wilderness Explorer, unexpectedly in tow. Together, the unlikely pair embarks on a thrilling odyssey full of jungle beasts and rough terrain.
Elle Woods has it all. She's the president of her sorority, a Hawaiian Tropic girl, Miss June in her campus calendar, and, above all, a natural blonde. She dates the cutest fraternity boy on campus and wants nothing more than to be Mrs. Warner Huntington III. But, there's just one thing stopping Warner from popping the question: Elle is too blonde.
The Office follows the employees of a branch of the Dunder Mifflin Paper Company in Scranton, Pennsylvania. The region is led by Michael Scott, who has an unorthodox managerial style. As Michael puts it, "I guess the atmosphere that I've created here is that I'm a friend first, and a boss second, and probably an entertainer third." Unfortunately, not everyone is entertained by Michael.
Annie's life is a mess. But when she finds out her lifetime best friend is engaged, she simply must serve as Lillian's maid of honor. Though lovelorn and broke, Annie bluffs her way through the expensive and bizarre rituals. With one chance to get it perfect, she'll show Lillian and her bridesmaids just how far you'll go for someone you love.
Miles "Pudge" Halter is abandoning his safe-okay, boring-life. Fascinated by the last words of famous people, Pudge leaves for boarding school to seek what a dying Rabelais called the "Great Perhaps." Pudge becomes encircled by friends whose lives are everything but safe and boring. Their nucleus is razor-sharp, sexy, and self-destructive Alaska, who has perfected the arts of pranking and evading school rules. Pudge falls impossibly in love. When tragedy strikes the close-knit group, it is only in coming face-to-face with death that Pudge discovers the value of living and loving unconditionally.
In the blink of an eye everything changes. Seventeen ?year-old Mia has no memory of the accident; she can only recall what happened afterwards, watching her own damaged body being taken from the wreck. Little by little she struggles to put together the pieces- to figure out what she has lost, what she has left, and the very difficult choice she must make. Heart-wrenchingly beautiful, this will change the way you look at life, love, and family. Now a major motion picture starring Chloe Grace Moretz, Mia's story will stay with you for a long, long time.
Clay Jensen's first love records her last words. He returns home from school to find a strange package with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers several cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker?his classmate and crush?who committed suicide two weeks earlier. Hannah's voice explains that there are thirteen reasons she decided to end her life. Clay is one of them. If he listens, he'll find out why. Clay spends the night crisscrossing his town with Hannah as his guide. He becomes a first-hand witness to Hannah's pain, and learns the truth about himself?a truth he never wanted to face.
Samantha's life is going downhill fast. She has a crush on the most popular boy in school, but the geekiest boy in school has a crush on her. Her sister's getting married, and with all the excitement the rest of her family forgets her sixteenth birthday!