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

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Add: 23-09-2017, 16:25 | Views: 29

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: 24

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: 28

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: 29

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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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: 31

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: 21

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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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: 27

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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Not a Fairytale by Shaida Kazie Ali (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

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Add: 22-08-2017, 11:17 | Views: 19

Requirements: Epub reader/Mobi reader, 1.01 Mb Overview: Salena, the elder of two Cape sisters, is light-skinned and demure, an easy one to marry off to a husband of her parents’ choosing. Zuhra is dark and wilful, refusing tradition and leaving the country in pursuit of her own destiny. 'The shoots of their lives grow apart and interlace again. Salena finds herself in a repressed marriage much like her mother’s. Zuhra comes to suspect grim undercurrents to both their lives, which she...

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Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (.ePUB) (.MOBI)

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Add: 22-08-2017, 10:34 | Views: 99

Requirements: ePUB / MOBI Reader, 1.4 mb Overview: Fifteen-year-old Kambili’s world is circumscribed by the high walls and frangipani trees of her family compound. Her wealthy Catholic father, under whose shadow Kambili lives, while generous and politically active in the community, is repressive and fanatically religious at home. When Nigeria begins to fall apart under a military coup, Kambili’s father sends her and her brother away to stay with their aunt, a University professor, whose house...

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Intro to Modern Arabic Literature by David Tresilian (.ePUB)

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Add: 19-08-2017, 13:59 | Views: 16

Requirements: ePUB Reader , 1 MB Overview: Modern Arabic literature remains little known and poorly understood despite growing curiosity among European readers. This brief introduction offers a unique overview, focusing on developments over the last fifty years. It provides a guide to the literary landscape, indicating the major landmarks in the shape of authors, ideas and debates. The picture that emerges shows that the literature of the modern Arab world, Europe's closest neighbour, is not so far from...

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Break, Blow, Burn by Camille Paglia (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 435 kb Overview: America’s most provocative intellectual brings her blazing powers of analysis and appreciation to bear on the great poems of the Western tradition, and on some unexpected discoveries of her own. Combining close reading with a panoramic breadth of learning, Camille Paglia refreshes our understanding of poems we thought we knew, from Shakespeare’s “Sonnet 73” to Shelley’s “Ozymandias,” from Donne’s “The...

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Annie Muktuk & Other Stories by Norma Dunning (.ePUB)+

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Requirements: .ePUB/.MOBI Reader, | 1.2Mb | Version: Retail Overview: Eskimo, now that's a word. White word. White word for white people to wrap around their pink tongues. Esquimaux. Spell it any way you want and it still comes out the same, skid row and all. From "Kabloona Red" In Annie Muktuk and Other Stories, Norma Dunning portrays the unvarnished realities of northern life through gritty characters who find themselves in difficult situations. Dunning grew up in a silenced form of Aboriginality,...

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Poems Before & After by Miroslav Holub (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.3MB Overview: A collection of poems from Czech poet Holub, half from before the Soviet invasion, the other half from after 1968. Genre: Poetry Download link 1 Download link 2...

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A Happy Christmas by Tony Whelpton (.ePUB)(.AZW3)

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Add: 9-08-2017, 14:54 | Views: 20

Requirements: ePUB, AZW3 Reader 416 KB Overview: This short novel, or novella, is 83-year-old Tony Whelpton's second this year, and his fifth since he switched from being a best-selling author of school and college textbooks in his last seventies, a change which he wishes he had made many years ago because of the enthusiasm which his novels have inspired. In the summer of 1986 Wilf Broadhurst is a desperately unhappy and lonely old man, a former factory hand living in Nottingham. Now a widower in his...

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The Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

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Add: 1-08-2017, 12:50 | Views: 6081

Requirements: ePUB Reader, Mobi Reader, 20 MB Overview: Diana Jean Gabaldon Watkins grew up in Flagstaff, Arizona and is of Mexican-American and English descent. She has earned three degrees: a B.S. in Zoology, a M.S. in Marine Biology, and a Ph.D in Ecology. She currently lives in Scottsdale, Arizona. Outlander: New York Times bestselling author Diana Gabaldon has captured the hearts of millions with her critically acclaimed novels, Outlander. From the moment Claire Randall accidentally steps through a...

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Fortune's Daughters by Consuelo Saah Baehr (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 505 kb Overview: Faith Simpson is born at the dawn of the twentieth century into a dynasty that gives her everything she will ever need—except her parents’ love and attention. Often misunderstood, she trusts few as she grows up on the family’s manicured Long Island estate. Just twenty-nine miles away, on lower Manhattan’s dirty, crowded streets, Hope Lee’s world is one of poverty and desperation. The scrappy child of hard-working Irish and Chinese...

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Kingdom Cons by Yuri Herrera (.ePUB)

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Add: 1-08-2017, 12:50 | Views: 115

Requirements: .ePUB Reader, | 2.2Mb | Version: Retail Overview: In the court of the King, everyone knows their place. But as the Artist wins hearts and egos with his ballads, uncomfortable truths emerge that shake the Kingdom to its core. Part surreal fable and part narco-lit romance, this prize-winning novel from Yuri Herrera questions the price of keeping your integrity in a world ruled by patronage and power. Genre: General Fiction Download link 1 Download link 2...

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The Songs by Charles Elton (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader, | 5.0Mb | Version: Retail Overview: THE SONGS follows Iz Herzl, famed political activist and protest singer, who has always told his children that it is the future not the past they should concentrate on. Now, at 80, an almost forgotten figure, estranged from everyone who has ever loved him, his refusal to look back on his extraordinary life leaves his teenage children, the brilliant Rose and her ailing younger brother, Huddie, adrift in myths and uncertainty that cause them...

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Return to Shepherd Avenue by Charlie Carillo (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader, | 2.2Mb | Version: Retail Overview: Set fifty years after the events in SHEPHERD AVENUE, the now sixty-year-old Joey Ambrosio is a successful children's book author and is estranged from his daughter. Facing what could only be a post- midlife crisis, Joey climbs to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge so he can scatter his father's ashes into the wind. Then, on a whim, he decides to take a nostalgic trip back to the Brooklyn neighborhood where he once spent an idyllic summer half a...

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The Lost History of Stars by Dave Boling (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader, | 1.0Mb | Version: Retail Overview: From a forgotten moment in history comes an inspiring novel about finding strength and courage in the most unimaginable places. In turn-of-the-century South Africa, fourteen-year-old Lettie, her younger brother, and her mother are Dutch Afrikaner settlers who have been taken from their farm by British soldiers and are being held in a concentration camp. It is early in the Boer War, and Lettie’s father, grandfather, and brother are off...

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Slow Boat by Hideo Furukawa (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader, | 2.0Mb | Version: Retail Overview: A startling novella from the heir to Haruki Murakami and Gabriel García Márquez Trapped in Tokyo, left behind by a series of girlfriends, the narrator of Slow Boat sizes up his situation. His missteps, his violent rebellions, his tiny victories. But he is not a passive loser, content to accept all that fate hands him. He attempts one last escape to the edges of the city, holding the only safety net he has known - his dreams. Filled with...

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