Adventure Stories

Updated June 21, 2023
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The lady's guide to petticoats and piracy
Lee, Mackenzi
In this highly anticipated sequel to the New York Times bestselling The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue, Felicity Montague must use all her womanly wits and wiles to achieve her dreams of becoming a doctor--even if she has to scheme her way across Europe to do it...
Five survive
Jackson, Holly
AN INSTANT NUMBER 1 NYT BESTSELLER AND SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER! THE EXPLOSIVE NEW YA CRIME THRILLER FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF A GOOD GIRL'S GUIDE TO MURDER. AN INSTANT NUMBER 1 NYT BESTSELLER AND SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER! WINNER of the CrimeFest award for...
Outlawed
North, Anna
In the year of our Lord 1894, I became an outlaw. The day of her wedding, 17-year-old Ada's life looks good; she loves her husband, and she loves working as an apprentice to her mother, a respected midwife. But after a year of marriage and no pregnancy, in a town where barren women are...
The hobbit, or, There and back again
Tolkien, J. R. R.
A brand new revised edition of the best-selling graphic novel based on the enchanting prelude to The Lord of the Rings. First published in 1990, David Wenzel's comic book adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit was an immediate success and has become one of the best-loved graphic...
Lucky red
Cravens, Claudia
In the distance
D©?az, Hern©?n
A young Swedish immigrant finds himself penniless and alone in California. The boy travels East in search of his brother, moving on foot against the great current of emigrants pushing West. Driven back again and again, he meets naturalists, criminals, religious fanatics, swindlers, Indians, and...
The Kaiju Preservation Society
Scalzi, John
The lost city of Z : a legendary British explorer's deadly quest to uncover the secrets of the Amazon
Grann, David
**NOW A MAJOR FILM STARRING ROBERT PATTINSON, CHARLIE HUNNAM AND SIENNA MILLER** 'A riveting, exciting and thoroughly compelling tale of adventure' JOHN GRISHAM The story of Colonel Percy Harrison Fawcett, the inspiration behind Conan Doyle's...
The hunger
Katsu, Alma
As featured in The New York Times Book Review Summer Reading Issue "Supernatural suspense at its finest...The best thing about The Hunger is that it will scare the pants off you."--The New York Times Book Review "Deeply, deeply disturbing, hard to...
The road
McCarthy, Cormac
WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE * NATIONAL BESTSELLER * A searing, post-apocalyptic novel about a father and son's fight to survive, this "tale of survival and the miracle of goodness only adds to McCarthy's stature as a living master. It's gripping, frightening and, ultimately,...
Into the wild
Krakauer, Jon
With an introduction by novelist David Vann Jon Krakauer's Into the Wild examines the true story of Chris McCandless, a young man, who in 1992 walked deep into the Alaskan wilderness and whose SOS note and emaciated corpse were found four months later.Internationally bestselling author and...
The buried giant
Ishiguro, Kazuo
The Buried Giant begins as a couple set off across a troubled land of mist and rain in the hope of finding a son they have not seen in years.Sometimes savage, often intensely moving, Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel in nearly a decade is about lost memories, love, revenge, and war.
Ararat
Golden, Christopher
Bram StokerAward Winner forSuperior Achievement in a Novel "An extremely gripping story, with echoes of John Carpenter'sThe Thing...It's a creepy, chilling book." --Scott Smith,New York Times bestselling author ofThe Ruins andA Simple...
The Pandora room
Golden, Christopher
"A wonderful, wild ride." --Michael Koryta, New York Times Bestselling author of How It Happened and If She Wakes From the New York Times bestselling and Bram Stoker Award-winning author comes the sensational new novel that turns ancient lore...
The anomaly
Rutger, Michael
An utterly gripping action adventure in the grand tradition of Michael Crichton that will leave you breathless.
The vaster wilds
Groff, Lauren
THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 'Exhilarating' GUARDIAN 'Her writing has a timeless quality' THE TIMES ' Has a visionary quality' OBSERVER A profound and explosive novel about a spirited girl alone in the wilderness, trying to survive ...
The last migration
McConaghy, Charlotte
'An extraordinary novel... as beautiful and as wrenching as anything I've ever read.' Emily St John Mandel 'This novel is enchanting, but not in some safe, fairytale sense. Charlotte McConaghy has harnessed the rough magic that sears our souls. I recommend The Last...
Washington Black
Edugyan, Esi
The city of brass
Chakraborty, S. A.
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Library Journal | Vulture | The Verge | SYFYWire Step into The City of Brass, the spellbinding debut from S. A. Chakraborty, an imaginative alchemy of The Golem and the Jinni, The Grace of Kings,...
The river : a novel
Heller, Peter
NATIONAL BESTSELLER * From the best-selling author of The Dog Stars comes the story of two college students on a wilderness canoe trip--a gripping tale of a friendship tested by fire, white water, and violence. "A fiery tour de force ... I could not put this book down. It...
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