Book Guides

Chapter by Chapter Summaries of Popular Books

The Iliad


The Jade Peony

Wayson Choy

The Joy Luck Club

Amy Tan

The King Must Die

Mary Renault

The Knife of Never Letting Go

Patrick Ness

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

Marie Kondo

The Lord of the Flies

William Golding

The Lost Man

Jane Harper

The Magic Mountain

Thomas Mann

The Mayor of Casterbridge

Thomas Hardy

The Nightingale

Kristin Hannah

The Odyssey


The Old Man and the Sea

Ernest Hemmingway

The Outsiders

S.E. Hinton

The Picture of Dorian Gray

Oscar Wilde

The Point of it All - A Lifetime of Great Loves and Endeavors

Charles Krauthammer

The Power of Habit - Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business

Charles Duhigg

The President is Missing

James Patterson, Bill Clinton

The Prince

Niccolò Machiavelli

The Red Badge of Courage

Stephen Crane

The Remains Of The Day

Kazuo Ishiguro

The Restless Wave

John McCain

The Rhythm Section

Mark Burnell

The Road

Cormac McCarthy

The Russian Hoax

Gregg Jarrett

The Scarlet Letter

Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Second Sex

Simone de Beauvoir

The Secret Garden

Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Secret Life of Bees

Sue Monk Kidd

The Silent Patient

Alex Michaelides

The Sixth Extinction An Unnatural History

Elizabeth Kolbert

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

Mark Manson

The Sun Is Also a Star

Nicola Yoon

The Tipping Point

Malcolm Gladwell

The Trial

Franz Kafka

The Turn of the Screw

Henry James

The Two Towers

J. R. R. Tolkien

The Underground Railroad

Colson Whitehead

The Unwinding of the Miracle

Julie Yip-Williams

The Visible Filth

Nathan Ballingrud

The Woman in the Window

A. J. Finn

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Lyman Frank Baum

Things Fall Apart

Chinua Achebe

Things That Matter

Charles Krauthammer

Thinking - Fast and Slow

Daniel Kahneman

To Kill a Mockingbird

Harper Lee

Treasure Island

Robert Louis

Twelve Years A Slave

Solomon Northrup


Stephenie Meyer

Underground A Human History of the Worlds Beneath our Feet

Will Hunt