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Titles on Kindle
The Book of My Lives by
Publication Date: 2014-01-28
A Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award Aleksandar Hemon's lives begin in Sarajevo, where boyhood is consumed by street soccer and sibling rivalry, and a young man's life is about American music, bad poetry, and slightly better journalism. The Book of My Lives is a singular work of passion, built on fierce intelligence, unspeakable tragedies, and sharp insight. Like the best narratives, it is a book that will leave you a different reader when you finish--and a different person, with a new way of looking at the world.
Gone Girl by
Publication Date: 2014-04-22
One of the most critically acclaimed suspense writers of our time, New York Times bestseller Gillian Flynn takes that statement to its darkest place in this unputdownable masterpiece
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by
Publication Date: 2017-05-09
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick "Beautifully written and incredibly funny, Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine is about the importance of friendship and human connection. I fell in love with Eleanor, an eccentric and regimented loner whose life beautifully unfolds after a chance encounter with a stranger; I think you will fall in love, too!" --Reese Witherspoon
Defending Jacob by
Publication Date: 2013-09-03
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Entertainment Weekly * The Boston Globe * Kansas City Star "A legal thriller that's comparable to classics such as Scott Turow's Presumed Innocent . . . Tragic and shocking, Defending Jacob is sure to generate buzz."--Associated Press NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
The Road by
Publication Date: 2007-03-28
NATIONAL BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE The searing, post-apocalyptic novel about a father and son's fight to survive. A father and his son walk alone through burned America.
The Boys in the Boat by
Publication Date: 2014-05-27
The #1 New York Times–bestselling story about American Olympic triumph in Nazi Germany For readers of Unbroken, out of the depths of the Depression comes an irresistible story about beating the odds and finding hope in the most desperate of times—the improbable, intimate account of how nine working-class boys from the American West showed the world at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin what true grit really meant.
The Nightingale by
Publication Date: 2015-02-03
In love we find out who we want to be. In war we find out who we are. FRANCE, 1939 In the quiet village of Carriveau, Vianne Mauriac says goodbye to her husband, Antoine, as he heads for the Front. She doesn't believe that the Nazis will invade France...but invade they do, in droves of marching soldiers, in caravans of trucks and tanks, in planes that fill the skies and drop bombs upon the innocent.
The Storyteller's Secret by
Call Number: Kindle
Publication Date: 2018-09-01
An Amazon Charts, USA Today, and Washington Post bestseller. From the bestselling author of Trail of Broken Wings comes an epic story of the unrelenting force of love, the power of healing, and the invincible desire to dream.
What is Kindle Paperwhite?
eBooks and eBook readers are prevalent in modern countries. By using Amazon Kindle, the charge of obtaining books are cheaper and quicker. The advantages of Kindle are:
- Portability: Light and easy to carry
- Capacity: Reader can store hundreds of books in their collection
- Software-based dictionary: Tap on any word text and its definition is displayed.
- Enhance reading skill: Notes can be exported and the reader can create their own personal reading list.
- Bookmark: Amazon kindle auto-book mark the last page reader read without scrolling or page-turning again.
The University of Malaya Library is offering users to use this tab. UM, Library Kindle is pre-loaded with bestsellers, popular, motivational and Inspirational titles. Currently, UM's students and staffs are eligible to borrow a Kindle Tab for two weeks.
How do I test out Kindle?
We have placed a few Kindles at the Service Counter, Central Library for you to try out. Briefings on how to use the Kindles will be held from time to time. Watch out for the announcement on the library website, Facebook and Twitter.
How do I borrow a Kindle Reader?
5 Kindle Readers are available for loans for two weeks. Take note of the terms and condition of borrowing :
- Do not download or delete any content from the Kindle without the permission of the
- Return the Kindle on or before its due date.
Kindles are available at the following locations :
- Service Counter, Central Library. Please refer to Opening hours at the Library Website
- Please return the Kindles at the same place.