Chapter 1 of Victor Martinez's novel "Parrot in the Oven: Mi Vida" focuses on the main character Manuel, who is experiencing dissatisfaction with his life. Chapter 2 details the bar and pool hall, which is the favorite s... More »

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Individual summaries for each specific chapter of "A Place Where the Sea Remembers" are not available online. Book descriptions and reader reviews can be found on the author's website and goodreads.com. More »

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The most recently published novel featuring the character Maisie Dobbs was "Leaving Everything Most Loved," released on March 26th, 2013. This was the 10th book featuring Maisie Dobbs. A new Maisie Dobbs story is expecte... More »

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The main character in the novel "Slam," by Walter Dean Myers, is Greg (Slam) Harris. Other main characters include his best friend Ice, his girlfriend Mtisha and Slam's grandmother. More »

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Odd Thomas, a fictional character created by American author Dean Koontz, does die in "Saint Odd," the seventh and final novel in the Odd Thomas series, which began in 2003. He is shot and killed in one final act of hero... More »

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Young adult novel "The Bully" tells the story of Philadelphia ninth-grader Darrell Mercer, whose mother disrupts his life when she accepts a promising new job in California, necessitating an abrupt, mid-year move across ... More »

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Mitch Albom's "The Five People You Meet in Heaven" follows a character named Eddie who dies and encounters five people who help him to understand the significance of his life on Earth. Through conversations and flashback... More »

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