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Unreal Aliens by Karthik Laxman (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.6MB | Retail Overview: For the first time in human history, a nation is playing host to an alien delegation. And it is Modi-led India that has this high honour. Prime Minister Modi rolls out the red carpet for the aliens. He receives them at the airport, shows them the sights in Delhi and convinces them to invest in the Make in India campaign. The leader of the alien delegation even holds a broom to promote Swachh Bharat. But what is the real reason the aliens have come to...

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Buckskin Run: Stories by Louis L'Amour (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

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Requirements: EPUB/MOBI Reader, 562kb. Overview: For the westerner trouble came with the territory. Long grass valleys, merciless deserts, sheer rock cliffs, icy streams, hidden trails, dusty towns. These were the proving grounds of daily life. At any time violence could explode and on the frontier there was no avoiding its sudden terrible impact. In this collection of his stories Louis L’Amour guides us to some of these untamed places where men and women faced the challenge of survival. And for...

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The Opposite of Me by Sarah Pekkanen (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.9 MB Overview: Twenty-nine-year-old Lindsey Rose has, for as long as she can remember, lived in the shadow of her ravishingly beautiful fraternal twin sister, Alex. Determined to get noticed, Lindsey is finally on the cusp of being named VP creative director of an elite New York advertising agency, after years of eighty-plus-hour weeks, migraines, and profound loneliness. But during the course of one devastating night, Lindsey’s carefully constructed life implodes....

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The Last of the Bowmans by J. Paul Henderson (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader, | 461Kb | Version: Retail Overview: After an absence of some seven years, Greg Bowman returns from America to find his father lying in a bamboo coffin, his estranged brother Billy stalking a woman with no feet and his 79-year-old Uncle Frank planning to rob a bank. While renovating the family house he is unexpectedly visited by the presence of his dead father and charged with the task of 'fixing' the family. In the course of his reluctant investigations, Greg discovers not...

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Tomorrow the World by John Biggins (.PDF)

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Requirements: PDF Reader, 3.2 mb Overview: Laced with smart humor, this naval tale follows the early career of Lieutenant Otto Prohaska, a cadet in the Austro–Hungarian Navy at the turn of the century. Bad luck continues to shadow Otto, and when a fellow cadet breaks his leg, Otto must take his place on a scientific expedition bound for disaster. But even sinister quack scientists, a misguided attempt to establish a colony in Africa, and angry South Sea cannibals bent on destruction cannot keep Otto from...

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The Two-Headed Eagle by John Biggins (.PDF)

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Requirements: PDF Reader, 3.3 mb Overview: It is the summer of 1916 and, as luck would have it, Otto is assigned to the nascent, unreliable, and utterly frightening Imperial and Royal Austro-Hungarian Flying Service. Ottto's aerial chauffeur is the self-willed Sergeant-Pilot Toth, with whom he can only communicate in broken Latin—although when all else fails, screaming will suffice! On the ground the rickety Habsburg Empire begins to crumble before the onslaught of WWI, while in the air Otto confronts a...

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A Girl Called Sidney by Courtney Yasmineh (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

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Requirements: .ePUB/.MOBI Reader, | 1.4Mb | Version: Retail Overview: Set in the late ’70s, A Girl Called Sidney: The Coldest Place by rock musician Courtney Yasmineh is a searing, nerve-rattling story of a mature 17-year-old whose family disintegrates in spectacular fashion in affluent suburban Chicago. After first spiriting her mother away and then running away herself to the family’s remote Northwoods cabin in Minnesota, Sidney challenges herself to survive alone and find her voice over...

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Juice! by Ishmael Reed (.ePUB)(.AZW3)

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Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 1.6MB Overview: In 2010, the Newseum in Washington D.C. finally obtained the suit O. J. Simpson wore in court the day he was acquitted, and it now stands as both an artifact in their "Trial of the Century" exhibit and a symbol of the American media's endless hunger for the criminal and the celebrity. This event serves as a launching point for Ishmael Reed's "Juice!," a novelistic commentary on the post-Simpson American media frenzy from one of the most controversial...

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An Acceptable Warrior by Earle Looker et al (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 7.4MB | Retail Overview: The story begins in France soon after the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918 - Armistice on the Western Front. Signed by the Allies and Germany at CompiEgne, the Armistice thus terminated hostilities within six hours of signature and ended the Meuse-Argonne Offensive. Shared by the U.S. forces with the French Fourth Army, Meuse-Argonne was the principal engagement of the American Expeditionary Force during World War I, engaging 1.2...

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2 Books by Cass J. McMain (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

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Requirements: .ePUB/.MOBI Reader | 1.8Mb | Version: Retail Overview: Cass J. McMain was born in Albuquerque and raised in the far North Valley, among the cottonwoods. Her first love was always houseplants, and she now maintains a house full of them. Her background as a greenhouse manager led to a long career in garden center management, but when the bottom fell out of the local industry, she took a new path. Or rather, an old path; Cass started writing at the age of six, knocking out stories on her own...

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A Sailor of Austria by John Biggins (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.3MB Overview: In this ironic, hilarious, and poignant story, Otto Prohaska is a submarine captain serving the almost-landlocked Austro-Hungarian Empire. He faces a host of unlikely circumstances, from petrol poisoning to exploding lavatories to trigger-happy Turks. All signs point to the total collapse of the bloated empire he serves, but Otto refuses to abandon the Habsburgs in their hour of need. Genre: Historical Fiction Download link 1 Download link 2...

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Everybody's Son by Thrity Umrigar (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

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Requirements: .ePUB/.MOBI Reader, | 1.2Mb | Version: Retail Overview: The bestselling, critically acclaimed author of The Space Between Us and The World We Found deftly explores issues of race, class, privilege, and power and asks us to consider uncomfortable moral questions in this probing, ambitious, emotionally wrenching novel of two families—one black, one white. During a terrible heat wave in 1991—the worst in a decade—ten-year-old Anton has been locked in an apartment in the projects, alone, for...

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4 Novels by Helen Dunmore (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader l 2.9 MB Overview: Helen Dunmore is a British poet, novelist and children's writer. Educated at the University of York, she now lives in Bristol. She has won awards for her fiction and also for her poetry. Dunmore is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. With Your Crooked Heart introduces Louise, a tough and introspective Londoner trapped in a subtle battle between two brothers. Paul and Johnnie were born twelve years apart, in a one-bedroom flat in a dingy London suburb....

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The Minor Outsider by Ted McDermott (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader, | 333Kb | Version: Retail Overview: Ed and Taylor, both aspiring young writers, fall in love during a summer of aimless drinking and partying in their university town of Missoula, Montana. Lonely and looking for love, they connect despite their profound differences: Ed is brooding, ambitious and self-destructive, living in denial of a mysterious tumour spreading from his limbs to his brain. Beautiful Taylor is a pure soul, positive, full of hope and emotional generosity. Their...

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2 Books by Grant Ginder (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 3.0Mb | Version: Retail Overview: Grant Ginder is the author of The People We Hate at the Wedding, Driver's Education, and This Is How It Starts. He received his MFA from NYU, where he teaches writing. He lives in Brooklyn. He’s a big man, my granddad, not necessarilyin size or proportion, but in other ways, like the manner in which he lives. The trouble in which he finds himself. The magic that heconjures and the spectacular things he believes. When he was a younger...

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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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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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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 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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Kingdom Cons by Yuri Herrera (.ePUB)

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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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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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The Handfasted Wife by Carol McGrath (.ePUB)

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Requirements: EPUB Reader, 364 kB. Overview: Shortlisted for the 2014 RONA Romantic Novel of the Year Awards - Historical Romantic Novel Category ‘Moving, and vastly informative, a real page turner of a historical novel.’ - Fay Weldon The Handfasted Wife is the story of the Norman Conquest from the perspective of Edith (Elditha) Swanneck, Harold’s common-law wife. She is set aside for a political marriage when Harold becomes king in 1066. Determined to protect her children’s...

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Confessions of Danny Slocum by George Whitmore (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.5MB | Retail Overview: The witty and intimate story of a young man's search for fulfillment during the cultural and sexual revolution of 1970s New York City Danny Slocum is a gay man in New York at a time of unprecedented sexual freedom. And yet Danny hasn't had a satisfying encounter with another man in years, a plight that drives him to sex therapy. Virgil, Danny's therapist, suggests that Danny work with another man, Joe, who has a similar problem, in the hopes that they...

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The Yellow Sailor by Steve Weiner (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader, | 931Kb | Version: Retail Overview: Elegantly grotesque and baroquely compelling, The Yellow Sailor is a chiaroscuroed search for love, dimly and briefly lit by flashes of hope, until gorgeous hallucinations beckoning with a seductive nothingness overwhelm the bleak and tentative future. This extraordinary novel, moodily operatic in tone and by turns hallucinatory and brilliantly detailed, follows the trajectories of four sailors and the owner of a German merchant ship, Yellow...

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The Hummingbird by Stephen P. Kiernan (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 659KB | Retail Overview: Deborah Birch is a seasoned hospice nurse whose daily work requires courage and compassion. But her skills and experience are tested in new and dramatic ways when her easygoing husband, Michael, returns from his third deployment to Iraq haunted by nightmares, anxiety, and rage. She is determined to help him heal, and to restore the tender, loving marriage they once had. At the same time, Deborah's primary patient is Barclay Reed, a retired history...

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No Such Thing as the Real World by M. T. Anderson (.PDF)

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Requirements: PDF Reader, 1018 kb Overview: Graduation from high school? A senior thesis? A betrayal by someone you love? A loss of innocence? The death of a parent? Losing the family you always wished you had? Facing a harsh reality? What's the line that separates childhood from the "real world"? And what happens when it's nothing you imagined it would be? Do you want to be a published author? The editors at HarperCollins invite you to submit a short story about a character who has to face the "real...

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Under the Greenwood Tree by Thomas Hardy (.ePUB)

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Under the Greenwood Tree by Thomas Hardy Requirements: ePUB Reader, 807kb Overview: 'At sight of him had the pink of her cheeks increased, lessened, or did it continue to cover its normal area of ground? It was a question meditated several hundreds of times by her visitor in after-hours - the meditation, after wearying involutions, always ending in one way, that it was impossible to say' The arrival of two newcomers in the quiet village of Mellstock arouses a bitter feud and leaves a convoluted love...

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Hart the Regulator series by John B. Harvey (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 5.1Mb | Version: Retail Overview: John B. Harvey is a pseudonym of John Harvey best known for his richly praised sequence of ten Nottingham-based Charlie Resnick novels, the first of which, Lonely Hearts, was recently chosen by The Times as one of the '100 Best Crime Novels of the Century'. He is also a poet, dramatist and broadcaster.After living in Nottingham for a good number of years, he has now returned to London to live with his partner and their young daughter. When a...

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9 Books by F.M. Parker (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 6.1Mb | Version: Retail Overview: As a boy F. M. Parker hitchhiked around the country working as a sheepherder in Montana, a bellhop in Colorado, and a logger in Ohio. He received a B. S. in Geology from the University of Dayton, and did graduate work in Geology at Ohio State University. He worked in the factories of GM and Chrysler at night to put himself through college. After that he went into the U. S. Navy for 5 years with service in the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans...

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Frozen Music by Marika Cobbold (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.2MB Overview: My Name is Esther Fisher and I'm about to walk out on the only man I've ever loved...'Esther has been angry all her life - angry with her impossible parents, and at a world that just won't play by the rules. Now working as a tabloid journalist, she takes up the fight once more - this time on behalf of a couple who are being evicted from their home to make room for an opera house. The architect on the project is Swedish-born Linus, a successful, yet dreamy man...

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