Moby-Dick, Herman Melville

One-Sentence Summary: Ishmael joins the adventure of hunting whales but almost lost his own life due to Captain Ahab's obsession of hunting the white whale (Moby Dick) which he had lost his leg to it. "Call me Ishmael." The narrator introduces himself as Ishmael. He recalls his life…

The Wife, Alafair Burke

One-Sentence Summary: A woman wants to believe that her cheating husband is innocent, but at the same time, she worried that her horrific past will be known to the public due to her husband's affairs.Angela owns a catering business and has a son named Spencer. Six years ago, she…

An American Tragedy, Theodore Dreiser

"The difference between the attitudes of these two girls - Sondra with everything offering all - asking nothing of him; Roberta, with nothing, asking all." Clyde Griffiths is raised by poor and devoutly religious parents to help in their street missionary work. Clyde always struggles with the inferiority…