Sole Survivor by Derek Hansen (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

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Add: 18-10-2017, 20:55 | Views: 9

Requirements: EPUB/MOBI Reader, 1 MB Overview: Disillusioned with professional life, Rosie, a doctor, unexpectedly inherits a shack on the northern tip of New Zealand's Great Barrier Island and decides it's time to begin anew. She arrives at her home to find she has two neighbors sharing the wilderness -- Red O'Hara, traumatized by horrific wartime experiences working an the Burma railway as a P.O.W. of the Japanese, and Angus McLeod, a retired policeman, who has fled from a society he has as soft and...

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Cicada Summer by Maureen Leurck (.ePUB)

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Add: 18-10-2017, 19:25 | Views: 7

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.2 MB Overview: In this moving, witty novel, author Maureen Leurck explores the intricacies and joys of renovation and rediscovery as one woman s improvement project promises to transform much more than a home . . People keep a house alive, not the other way around. Alex Proctor has seen the truth of this in every empty, rundown property she s bought and renovated since her divorce almost three years ago. She s also experienced the thrill of making each one into a home. Her...

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Real is the Word They Use to... by Noah Wareness (.ePUB)

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Add: 16-10-2017, 14:49 | Views: 3

Requirements: .ePUB Reader, | 1.9Mb | Version: Retail Overview: As the sickly boy dreams in bed, the shadows beneath his parlor curtain are stirring, taking shapes inexpressible even in a child's dreams. "Real keeps us silent," argues the taxidermied rabbit to the young air-rifle that shot it dead. "Real keeps us still. You must never ask anyone if they are Real." For exactly as long as history, a secret peace has bound the human and inanimate worlds. But the stories of the other world are pushing into...

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Scattered Ashes by Dona Sarkar (.ePUB)

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Add: 14-10-2017, 20:42 | Views: 5

Requirements: .ePUB Reader, 1.82 MB Overview: Sometimes facing the future means saying goodbye to the past. A remarkable story of love and loss, Dona Sarkar’s latest novel explores the timely subject of cultural diversity and the timeless matters of trust, faith, and grief through the eyes of one extraordinary young woman. Mars Alexander is the girl who has everything—the right clothes, the perfect boyfriend, the best grades. But when her military father is declared dead, Mars refuses to believe...

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And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

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Add: 13-10-2017, 18:18 | Views: 7

Requirements: ePUB / MOBI Reader, 6MB | Retail Overview: An unforgettable novel about finding a lost piece of yourself in someone else. Khaled Hosseini, the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, has written a new novel about how we love, how we take care of one another, and how the choices we make resonate through generations. In this tale revolving around not just parents and children but brothers and sisters, cousins and caretakers, Hosseini explores the...

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Collected Poetry by John Donne (.ePUB)

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Add: 12-10-2017, 18:00 | Views: 7

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.4MB Overview: Regarded by many as the greatest of the Metaphysical poets, John Donne (1572-1631) was also among the most intriguing figures of the Elizabethan age. A sensualist who composed erotic and playful love poetry in his youth, he was raised a Catholic but later became one of the most admired Protestant preachers of his time. The Collected Poetry reflects this wide diversity, and includes his youthful songs and sonnets, epigrams, elegies, letters, satires, and the...

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We are All Equally Far from Love by Adania Shibli (.ePUB)

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Add: 12-10-2017, 13:02 | Views: 5

Requirements: EPUB reader, 200 kb Overview: A young woman is instructed by her boss to write a letter to an older man. His reply begins an enigmatic but passionate love affair conducted entirely in letters. Until, that is, his letters stop coming. But did the letters ever reach their intended recipient? Only the teenage Afaf, who works at the local post office, would know. Her duty is to open the mail and inform her collaborator father of the contents—until she finds a mysterious set of love letters,...

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Satires & Epistles by Horace, John Davie (.ePUB)+

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Add: 12-10-2017, 12:44 | Views: 8

Requirements: ePUB Reader, MOBI Reader, AZW Reader, 5.98 MB Overview: Gluttony, lust, and hypocrisy are just a few of the targets of Horace's Satires. Writing in the 30s BC, Horace exposes the vices and follies of his Roman contemporaries, while still finding time to reflect on how to write good satire and along the way revealing his own persona to be as flawed and bigoted as the people he attacks. Alongside famous episodes such as the fable of the town mouse and the country mouse, the explosive fart of...

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2 Novels by Elie Wiesel (.ePUB)

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Add: 11-10-2017, 19:15 | Views: 5

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.3 MB Overview: Elie Wiesel received the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway, on December 10, 1986. His Nobel citation reads: “Elie Wiesel is a messenger to mankind. His message is one of peace and atonement and human dignity. The message is in the form of a testimony, repeated and deepened through the works of a great author.” Wiesel is Andrew Mellon Professor in the Humanities and University Professor at Boston University and is the author of more than forty books....

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Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon by Jules Verne (.ePUB)

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Add: 9-10-2017, 18:11 | Views: 5

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.2MB Overview: Take a journey on a giant raft with Joam Garral down 800 Leagues on the Amazon. Garral, a Brazilian, lives on a thriving fazenda (plantation) in the Peruvian frontier with his loving family. But, his daughter's imminent marriage to a Brazilian army surgeon compels him to return to his homeland to face the dark secrets of his past. Will his love and dedication to his family help him in his struggle to right injustice? Will a strange encoded message be deciphered...

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Iza's Ballad by Magda Szabó (.ePUB)

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Add: 4-10-2017, 17:15 | Views: 6

Requirements: Epub reader, 2.55 Mb Overview: When Ettie's husband dies, her daughter Iza insists that her mother give up the family house in the countryside and move to Budapest. Displaced from her community and her home, Ettie tries to find her place in this new life, but can't seem to get it right. She irritates the maid, hangs food outside the window because she mistrusts the fridge and, in her naivety and loneliness, invites a prostitute in for tea. Iza’s Ballad is the story of a woman who...

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The Woman In The Wood by Lesley Pearse (.ePUB)

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Add: 30-09-2017, 20:45 | Views: 18

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 430 KB Overview: Fifteen-year-old twins Maisy and Duncan Mitcham have always had each other. Until the fateful day in the wood . . . One night in 1960, the twins awake to find their father pulling their screaming mother from the house. She is to be committed to an asylum. It is, so their father insists, for her own good. It's not long before they, too, are removed from their London home and sent to Nightingales - a large house deep in the New Forest countryside - to be...

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Bitter Is the Wind: A Novel by Jim McDermott (.ePUB)

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Add: 29-09-2017, 19:26 | Views: 7

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 932 kB Overview: Do Americans live in a land of freedom and equality where people with vision, brains, and a strong work ethic can have rewarding lives? Or is ours a society where well-being, dignity, and independence are reserved for a narrow elite? Bitter Is The Wind is a coming of age novel that traces the lives of George Johnson, Jr. and his father from the rural blue collar landscape of upstate New York in the 1970s to the halls of Wharton Business School and the heights...

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When We Get There by Shauna Seliy (.ePUB)

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Add: 26-09-2017, 20:41 | Views: 8

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2 MB Overview: Over the course of one winter in 1974, in the coal-mining town of Banning, Pennsylvania, the youngest member of a large and boisterous Eastern European family gives himself a tall order: to find his mother, who recently disappeared without explanation. Lucas, an only child whose father died several years earlier in a coa-mine blast, lives with the legacy of loss. Despite his heavy inheritance, Lucas is still just a thirteen-year-old boy puzzling out the world...

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1000 Ways to Die by Henry Rollins (.ePUB)(.MOBI)(.AZW3)

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Add: 23-09-2017, 16:25 | Views: 9

Requirements: ePUB, MOBI or AZW3 Reader , 1.2MB Overview: Many years ago, I embarked on a project to write one thousand of extremely short stories. The idea was if one was to watch a train pass by at great speed, one would see a lot of people and possible stories. I filled up quite a few steno pads with these very short glimpses. We made one thousand copies of this book and put them out into the world. It is available now for the first time in over twenty years, via e-book. Fans of what I do may find it...

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Tosa Diary by Ki No Tsurayuki (.ePUB)

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Add: 21-09-2017, 12:43 | Views: 11

Requirements: EPUB reader, 4.23 mb Overview: The Tosa Diary reveals the life of a traveler in tenth-century Japan whose journey lasted 55 days on a ship from Tosa, where Ki no Tsurayuki served as governor, to Kyoto. This engaging translation provides the modern reader with a fascinating look at ancient Japanese life and travel, and is written with an artless simplicity and quiet humor. Seasickness, grief, and pride are just a few of the emotions readers will feel as Tsurayuki's personalized account...

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A Flash of Water by Chan Ling Yap (.ePUB)

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Add: 20-09-2017, 19:35 | Views: 8

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.6MB | Retail Overview: The year is 1883. China is dithering on the verge of bankruptcy. In the countryside antagonism against foreigners and missionaries is growing and the warlords are at large. Li Ling, a young peasant girl in China, flees to Malaya to escape being made a concubine to a warlord only to find herself tricked into becoming a second wife to a rich man with sadistic tendencies. Her life becomes intertwined with that of her rescuer, Shao Peng, the daughter of a...

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Scipio Africanus series by Martin Tessmer (.ePUB)(.AZW)

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Add: 20-09-2017, 13:32 | Views: 8

Requirements: ePUB / AZW Reader, 5.7MB | Retail Overview: Martin Tessmer is a retired University of Colorado professor. He spent thirty-five years as an instructional design and computer based training expert for universities and the military. In the late 1990s, he went on hiatus from the academic world to work as an outdoor writer, publishing several wilderness books and writing for numerous outdoor magazines. Martin returned to academia in the 21st century, heading up an online training development...

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Caesar & Cleopatra by George Bernard Shaw (.ePUB)

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Add: 20-09-2017, 10:37 | Views: 10

Requirements: .ePUB Reader, 160 KB Overview: Caesar and Cleopatra satirizes Shakespeare's use of history and comments wryly on the politics of Shaw's own time, but the undertone of melancholy makes it one of his most affecting plays. Genre: Classic, Historical Fiction Download link 1 Mirror: Download link 2...

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Almost Complete Poems by Stanley Moss (.ePUB)

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Add: 19-09-2017, 10:37 | Views: 8

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 9.4MB Overview: Moss is oceanic: his poems rise, crest, crash, and rise again like waves. His voice echoes the boom of the Old Testament, the fluty trill of Greek mythology, and the gongs of Chinese rituals as he writes about love, nature, war, oppression, and the miracle of language. He addresses the God of the Jews, of the Christians, and of the Muslims with awe and familiarity, and chants to lesser gods of his own invention. In every surprising poem, every song to life,...

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100 by Shay Marks (.ePUB)(.MOBI)(.AZW3)

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Add: 18-09-2017, 20:29 | Views: 9

Requirements: ePUB, MOBI, AZW3 Reader 668 KB Overview: The events of the world affect everyone. However as individuals we are focused on our own lives only paying attention to the world when it confronts us. 100 is a fictional account from 100 individuals living their own lives during a time of national turmoil. A new regime have allowed the people to speak out, loud and proud. Now anyone who can pick up a pen can be published. However, with new freedom comes new restrictions. What is real and what is...

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Selected Poems by Pierre de Ronsard (.ePUB)

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Add: 16-09-2017, 16:45 | Views: 10

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2MB Overview: Ronsard is considered one of France's greatest love poets, yet his poetic achievements are not restricted to his verses of love, wine and nature. A true Renaissance figure, his themes ranged from politics, science and philsophy, to the bawdy and risqué. Using Greco-Roman and Italian poetic models, and drawing on the rich images of classical mythology, Ronsard revolutionised the tradition of French poetry. In the 20th century, Ronsard's poetry was influential for...

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All for a Sister by Allison Pittman (.ePUB)

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Add: 13-09-2017, 15:35 | Views: 13

Requirements: epub Reader , 547kb Overview: In Hollywood during the Roaring Twenties, Celeste DuFrane has it all. Her father's work with color movie film opens doors that lead to the stardom she's always aspired to. But after losing her mother, she discovers that half the estate has been left to a woman accused of killing Celeste's baby sister before Celeste was even born. Dana Lundgren arrives on the steps of the DuFrane mansion having spent most of her life imprisoned for a crime that never happened....

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The Red Car by Marcy Dermansky (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

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Add: 8-09-2017, 10:22 | Views: 9

Requirements: Epub reader/Mobi reader, 1.24 Mb Overview: With each new novel, Marcy Dermansky deploys her "brainy, emotionally sophisticated" (New York Times) prose to greater and greater heights, and The Red Car is no exception. Leah is living in Queens with a possessive husband she doesn’t love and a long list of unfulfilled ambitions, when she’s jolted from a thick ennui by a call from the past. Her beloved former boss and friend, Judy, has died in a car accident and left Leah her most...

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The Book of Disquiet by Fernando Pessoa (.ePUB)

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Add: 6-09-2017, 11:04 | Views: 9

Requirements: ePUB Reader , 807 KB Overview: With its astounding hardcover reviews Richard Zenith's new complete translation of THE BOOK OF DISQUIET has now taken on a similar iconic status to ULYSSES, THE TRIAL or IN SEARCH OF LOST TIME as one of the greatest but also strangest modernist texts. An assembly of sometimes linked fragments, it is a mesmerising, haunting 'novel' without parallel in any other culture. Genre: Fiction > Classics > Literary Download link 1 Download link 2...

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The Queen's Favourite by Laura Dowers (.ePUB)

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Add: 28-08-2017, 20:04 | Views: 13

Requirements: EPUB reader, 420 kb Overview: Enter into the dark, dangerous world of Tudor England and the Court, where friendships are rare and ambition is counted a virtue, not a vice. Where a man like Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, has to struggle every day to keep his position as favourite to a queen. Opportunist! Murderer! Adulterer! Traitor! Robert Dudley is born into a family stained by treason. With a grandfather executed by Henry VIII, Robert witnesses his own father, John Dudley, determined...

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The Ottoman Cycle Series by S.J.A. Turney (.ePUB)

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Add: 28-08-2017, 13:08 | Views: 10

Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 6.6Mb | Version: Retail Overview: Having written a number of unpublished short stories in my early days, I decided back in 2003 to try and write a full length novel. That was the start of Marius' Mules. Being a lover of Roman history, I decided to combine my love of writing and my love of classical history. Marius' Mules was followed two years later by Interregnum, my attempt to create a new fantasy story still with a heavy flavour of Rome. Since then, the success and...

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Closure by Jacob Ross (Editor) (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

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Add: 25-08-2017, 15:07 | Views: 7

Requirements: ePUB Or MOBI Reader, 2.8 MB Overview: The stand out feature of Closure is its richness – of styles, forms, themes, and ways of telling that display a keen awareness of the contemporary short story while exploiting the suppleness of the form to serve the imaginative needs of the writer. The richness is also in the tremendous array of moods and levels of intensity of these stories. Raw realism gives way to pure lyricism; the fanciful rubs shoulders with the speculative. Within this anthology,...

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Twilight & Moonbeam Alley By Stefan Zweig (.ePUB)

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Add: 24-08-2017, 19:11 | Views: 6

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 473.85 KB Overview: Twilight is the story of a fashionable lady who is banished from Versailles by the king. She tries to make the best of living on her country estate, but although she entertains lovers and friends from Paris, she comes to find it intolerable. Life at court, for all its essential emptiness, was the only thing that gave her existence meaning, and she moves inexorably towards suicide. In Moonbeam Alley, a traveller delayed in a French port explores the sailors'...

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McAllister Series (1, 3) by Matt Chisholm (.ePUB)

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Add: 23-08-2017, 10:12 | Views: 10

Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 1.1Mb | Version: Retail Overview: Peter Watts (1919-1983) was born in London and used Matt Chisholm as a pseudonym for a series of his popular western novels. Watts first become a Civil Servant before he co-founded the Electro Acupuncture Voluntary Society of Britain and Ireland. It was here that he began to write for two official magazines although he soon branched into fiction. For more than a quarter of a century Watts had success with his novels under the names of Matt...

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