Flight Risk by Jennifer Fenn (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

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Requirements: .ePUB/.MOBI Reader, | 1.5Mb | Version: Retail Overview: Jennifer Fenn's debut novel inspired by true events, about a teenage boy who has stolen—and crashed—not one, but three airplanes. And each time he's walked away unscathed. Who is Robert Jackson Kelly? Is he a juvenile delinquent? A criminal mastermind? A folk hero? One thing is clear: Robert always defies what people think of him. And now, the kid who failed at school, relationships, and almost everything in life, is determined to...

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Bye-and-Bye: Selected Late Poems by Charles Wright (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.8MB Overview: Over the course of nineteen collections of poems, Charles Wright has built "one of the truly distinctive bodies of poetry created in the second half of the twentieth century" (David Young, Contemporary Poets). Bye-and-Bye, which brings together selections from Wright's more recent work—including the entirety of Littlefoot, Wright's moving, book-length meditation on mortality—showcases the themes and images that have defined his mature work: the true affinity...

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Collected Poems: 1944-1979 by Kingsley Amis (.ePUB)+

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, MOBI reader, 1.3MB Overview: Kingsley Amis’s poetry tackles all the grimly humorous subjects he tackled in his novels lust, lost love, booze, money and the lack of it, old age, death and does so with immense formal poise. A master of both traditional and unconventional meters with a perfect ear for parody, Amis wrote satires, epigrams, and rueful and scornful songs that are remarkable not only for their virtuosity and humor but for their scabrous realism. It all adds up...

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Gold Orchid: Love Poems of Tzu Yeh by Lenore Mayhew (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.2MB Overview: These beautiful and original poems are made available to Western readers in a translation that fuses the imagery of age-old China with a supple, lively modern idiom. This translation (with explanatory notes) enables Western readers to grasp the sensitivity, grace, and poetic skill that make the Tzu Yeh poems one of the most important artistic contributions of their time. Genre: Poetry Download link 1 Download link 2...

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Other Men's Horses by Elmer Kelton (.ePUB)(.MOBI)(.AZW3)

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Requirements: ePUB, MOBI or AZW3 Reader, 1.2MB Overview: Texas Ranger Andy Pickard is assigned what appears to be a routine duty. Donley Bannister, a West Texas horse trader, has killed a thug named Cletus Slocum, who stole one of Bannister's horses. Ranger Pickard is ordered to find and arrest Bannister and bring him to trial. The Bannister case turns out to be anything but routine. Pickard picks up Bannister's trail and finds him holed up with some cohorts who wound and vow to kill the young Ranger....

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As When by Tom Raworth (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.9MB Overview: Poet Tom Raworth has remained steadfastly independent of literary fashions, movements, and cliques throughout a poetic career spanning 50 years. As When is the first selection of Raworth’s writing to address the full scope and range of his work, from the first poem he ever shared with anyone outside his family, “You Were Wearing Blue,” to his most recently published poem, “Surfing the Permafrost Through Methane Flares.” The...

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Cheapskate in Love by Skittle Booth (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 303 KB Overview: There’s only one thing that Bill loves more than free food or a final-discount sale - a beautiful woman half his age. His best friend, sister and coworkers think he should learn from his misadventures with pretty, young women, like the sadistic Chinese acupuncturist and the Ukrainian diamond-digger, but he doesn't. He likes living in a fantasy. His neighbor Helen thinks she knows what he really wants - Her. She's caring and attractive and has known him...

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Poppy by Walter Otton (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader 275 KB Overview: It’s February 1982. Poppy is terminally ill and lies dying in a London hospital writing letters to her unborn children. When the twins are born, Frank comes first. Harry follows clutching Frank’s ankle and it’s been that way ever since. Poppy doesn’t pull through and the twins’ Father, Saul, is in prison for life. Fast forward two decades and the twins’ are trying to cope with a football banning order when their lives head...

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Blue Skies Over Berlin by John Steinberg (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 344 kb Overview: A young German woman moves to London from war-ravaged Berlin in 1956 to start a new life. She takes a new name – Charlotte Brown – and lands the job of her dreams at the National Gallery. But London is a city still rising from the ruins of the war, and Charlotte encounters ruthless individuals who are set on rising with it. Out of her depth in a world of aristocratic rogues, conmen, thieves and art dealers with unsavoury wartime connections, her life becomes...

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Lamb by Bonnie Nadzam (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 310 kb Overview: Lamb traces the self-discovery of David Lamb, a narcissistic middle aged man with a tendency toward dishonesty, in the weeks following the disintegration of his marriage and the death of his father. Hoping to regain some faith in his own goodness, he turns his attention to Tommie, an awkward and unpopular eleven-year-old girl. Lamb is convinced that he can help her avoid a destiny of apathy and emptiness, and even comes to believe that his devotion to Tommie is...

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The Best Kind of People by Zoe Whittall (.ePUB)(.AZW3)

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Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 1.3MB Overview: What if someone you trusted was accused of the unthinkable? George Woodbury, an affable teacher and beloved husband and father, is arrested for sexual impropriety at a prestigious prep school. His wife, Joan, vaults between denial and rage as the community she loved turns on her. Their daughter, Sadie, a popular over-achieving high school senior, becomes a social pariah. Their son, Andrew, assists in his father’s defense, while wrestling with his...

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A Bird On Water Street by Elizabeth O. Dulemb (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

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Requirements: EPUB/MOBI Reader, 3.9 MB Overview: A Bird on Water Street is a coming of age story about Jack, a boy growing up in a Southern Appalachian town environmentally devastated by a century of poor copper-mining practices and pollution. Jack is opposed to the mine where so many of his relatives have died, but how can he tell that to his Dad who wants him to follow in the family trade? Jack just wants his dad safe and the land returned to its pre-mining glory with trees, birds, frogs, and...

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A Storm Hits Valparaiso by David Gaughran (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 1.1 MB Overview: Catalina Flores de la Peña's tongue got her in more trouble than any other part of her body, even though there were far more likely candidates. But when a storm rolls into her sleepy port town, she finds herself embroiled with a gang of adventurers, mercenaries, and prostitutes on a journey to free South America from the Spanish Empire. A Storm Hits Valparaíso is an epic historical adventure starring two brothers torn apart by love; a slave running for his...

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Old Ladies: Stories by Nancy Huddleston Packer (.ePUB)

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Requirements: EPUB reader, 333.31 kb Overview: The stories in Nancy Huddleston Packer's new collection center on women of a certain age. They are widows, divorcees, the happily married, an artist, a cleaning woman, a professor, the leisurely rich, and the working poor. Whatever their life condition, all the protagonists are decidedly individual. Some are feisty, some shy, some gentle, some ornery, some who know exactly who they are, and some who are seeking to find out. And almost all discover something...

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The Plain White Envelope by Lorne Spencer Hrabia (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader 274 KB Overview: The Plain White Envelope is a fictional story that revolves around the lives of 5 people who have seemingly come to the end of their rope as far as their lives go and they wish to end it all in various ways. To each of them suicide is the only option, but their are others who are aware of their plight and even present at the time they chose to end their lives. The book opens with Josh Turner, a man who has worked his way up from menial jobs to working in...

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The Outlander by Gil Adamson (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

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Requirements: ePUB or MOBI Reader | 1.10 MB | Version: Retail Overview: "It was night, and the dogs came through the trees, unleashed and howling." Mary Boulton, 19, is newly widowed, a result of having murdered her husband. The men with the dogs are her twin brothers-in-law, gunslingers bent on avenging their dead sibling. It is 1903, and the only place for Mary to run is west, into the wilderness. She is pursued not only by the vengeful twins but also by visions. Mary was raised in a genteel...

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: 19

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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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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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: 24

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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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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