Slanted Jack

By Mark L. Van Name

1.       Rave studies for Mark L. Van identify:

·                     “Van identify has created a hero worthy no less than a dozen extra novels . . . i would like this to be a chain. i would like to learn a brand new one each year.” —Orson Scott Card

·                     “One leap Ahead is like well-aged white lightning: it is going down gentle then provides a kick that knocks you at the floor.” —John Ringo 

·                     “Hard real technology easily mixed into motion that blazes like a pinball from one unique atmosphere to another. This one is especially, very good.” —David Drake

·                     “Mark Van Name’s headlong speed of story-telling jogs my memory loads of Keith Laumer. . . .  He’s one of many only a few sleek authors i have obvious who can deal with that.” —Eric Flint

2.       Van identify goes to be the subsequent famous person in army technology fiction, and should allure enthusiastic reader cognizance with this novel that would attract readers of  other Baen superstars, corresponding to David Drake, John Ringo, and David Weber.

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Slanted Jack:  a singular that bobs and weaves, takes you on a headlong race via an odd yet plausible destiny, and not slows down.


The activity appears easy enough:  Jon Moore, the nanotech-enhanced, world-weary, soldier of fortune, has the same opinion to assist a con guy, a pal from part of his earlier he’d fairly disregard, defend a really particular younger boy.  The deal doesn’t remain basic, as every one flow Jon and Lobo make leads to extra chance and extra enemies.  the placement grows much more complex whilst a stunning girl with an doubtful schedule joins them of their quest.


The most sensible con guy Jon’s ever identified, a ruthless gang boss, a seriously armed staff of non secular enthusiasts, and an interstellar executive out to scrub up a perilous frontier global rush jointly towards an explosive climax—and Jon and Lobo are stuck within the heart.


Slanted Jack: the second one novel within the Jon & Lobo sequence.

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La anatomía de los sueños

By Chloe Benjamin


En 1998 Sylvie Patterson, estudiante de un internado en California, se enamora de su compañero de salón, Gabe, un chico tan vivaz como misterioso. Él es el protegido de su carismático director, el surgeon Adrian Keller, un científico que ha basado su carrera en el estudio del potencial terapéutico de los sueños lúcidos: sus pacientes pueden superar sus traumas aprendiendo a seguir conscientes mientras sueñan. Años después, Sylvie make a decision seguir a Gabe, que se ha convertido en un devoto de Keller y su causa.

Pero cuando l. a. oportunidad de conseguir financiamiento para su investigación los lleva a una ciudad del medio oeste, sus vidas se ven afectadas por l. a. llegada de unos enigmáticos vecinos. Sylvie empieza a dudar de los angeles ética del trabajo de Keller, reconociendo que el progreso científico también puede causar mucho daño. En los angeles neblinosa y permeable frontera que separa lo actual de lo que no lo es, Sylvie tiene que afrontar sorprendentes cambios en sí misma: una pasión imprevista, una creciente paranoia y una alarmante rebeldía.

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Bittersweet (The Chocolate Box Girls, Book 2.5)

By Cathy Cassidy

Get pleasure from a flavor of the Chocolate field ladies, the superb sequence from Cathy Cassidy, bestselling writer of Angel Cake, Gingersnaps and Cherry Crush.
Shay, the boy with the cool blond fringe and the blue guitar, the boy who smells of darkness and the sea, is Cherry's boyfriend. however it wasn't consistently this manner. as soon as, he used to be in love with Honey, Cherry's oldest step-sister. on account that their break-up, bitterness has twisted each note she's stated to him.

Now Honey wishes his aid. may still Shay succeed in out to her - or is it more secure to guide clear?

Dip into the scrumptious international of the Chocolate field ladies, as for the 1st ever time Shay will get the opportunity to inform his personal tale. And don't pass over the remainder of the Chocolate field ladies sequence: Cherry overwhelm, Marshmallow Skye and Summer's Dream.

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Money Boy

An American Library organization formative years Media Award Stonewall Honor Book

Ray Liu understands he may be satisfied. He lives in an immense suburban condominium with the entire newest digital devices, or even reveals lots of time to bask in his love of gaming. He wishes the break out. It’s tricky getting grades that might please his military veteran father while conversing English remains to be a fight. but if his father accesses Ray’s web account and discovers Ray has been cruising homosexual web pages, his assets are thrown at the entrance garden and without notice he is homeless. indignant and defiant, Ray heads to town. briefly order he's robbed, crushed up, and seduced, and he learns the not easy realities of existence in the street. might he fairly promote himself for intercourse? a lot of people use their our bodies to earn cash — athletes, actors, types, pop singers. If nobody will get damage, why may still an individual care?

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Minnet av en smutsig ängel

By Henning Mankell

Kölden, hungern och fattigdomen är Hanna Lundmarks första minne och så blir också hela hennes uppväxt vid kanten av Ljungan.

På ödets outgrundliga vägar förflyttas hon until eventually hettans Afrika, där hon blir innehavare av en av de mest framgångsrika bordellerna i Lourenço Marques. Själv betraktar hon sig som en kvinna bland andra kvinnor, fylld av medkänsla för de prostituerade och deras hårda villkor.

Men de svarta kvinnorna värjer sig för hennes försök until närhet och ser henne som en företrädare för den vita koloniala överklassen. Och steg för steg förändras Hanna och växer in i en big apple och oväntad roll

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The High Druid of Shannara Trilogy: The Complete Three-Book Series

By Terry Brooks

The whole three-book series

In one good-looking collector's variation hardcover, listed here are all 3 novels that contain Terry Brooks's bestselling excessive Druid of Shannara trilogy--Jarka Ruus, Tanequil, and Straken. those exciting novels show this acclaimed author's magic of invention and mastery of storytelling.

Twenty years have handed seeing that Grianne Ohmsford denounced her former lifestyles because the dreaded Ilse Witch. pleasing the future envisioned for her, she has tested the 3rd Druid Council and committed herself to its ambitions of peace and protection of the 4 Lands. however the intrigue, treachery, and sinister deeds that experience haunted Druid background for generations proceed to thrive. And regardless of her devotion to the higher solid as Ard Rhys, the excessive Druid of Paranor, Grianne nonetheless has sour enemies who will cease at not anything to determine her deposed--or destroyed.
As depraved plots are hatched, the Ard Rhys by surprise disappears in the dark and with no hint. Now, slightly a step sooner than the malevolent forces at paintings, Grianne's courageous nephew, Pen Ohmsford, embarks on a deadly project to discover and bring the excessive Druid of Shannara from anyplace she will be held.

With no scarcity of experience, pleasure, suspense, and appeal, the excessive Druid of Shannara trilogy proves why Terry Brooks is among the such a lot cherished delusion authors of all time.

From the Hardcover version.

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By Paul Auster

Ett oavbrutet fängslande konststycke

Författaren Sidney Orr håller på att återhämta sig från en allvarlig sjukdom när han i en pappersvarubutik i Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, finner en blå, portugisisk anteckningsbok som han inte kan motstå att inhandla. Det är den 18 september 1982 och de närmaste nio dagarna kommer Orr att trollbindas av denna oskrivna bok, fångad inuti en värld av kusliga förutsägelser och förbryllande händelser som hotar att spräcka hans äktenskap och underminera hans tilltro until verkligheten.

Varför bryter hans fru ihop i baksätet på en taxi bara timmarna efter att han börjat skriva i sin anteckningsbok? Varför är butiken där han inhandlat anteckningsboken plötsligt utrymd dagen därpå? Vilka är kopplingarna mellan en telefonkatalog från Warszawa anno 1938 och en försvunnen roman där huvudpersonen kan se in i framtiden? När exploderar förbittringen och övergår i våld? I vilken utsträckning är förlåtelse det yttersta uttrycket för kärlek?

Paul Austers elfte roman är lika mycket en fascinerande meditation över tidens natur som en vindlande resa genom en mans labyrintartade föreställningsförmåga. Romanen befäster på ett självklart sätt Austers framskjutna ställning bland nutida amerikanska berättare.

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Tunneling to the Center of the Earth: Stories

By Kevin Wilson

Kevin Wilson's characters inhabit a global that strikes seamlessly among the genuine and the imagined, the mundane and the glorious. "Grand Stand-In" is narrated by means of an worker of a Supplemental Provider—a corporation that offers "stand-ins" for households with deceased, sick, or simply simple suggest grandparents. And in "Blowing Up at the Spot," a tender girl works sorting tiles at a Scrabble manufacturing facility after her mom and dad have spontaneously combusted.

Southern gothic at its most sensible, laced with humor and pathos, those splendidly artistic tales discover the connection among loss and loss of life and the various methods we strive to deal with both.

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Matilda, Charlie y la fábrica de chocolate, James y el melocotón gigante

By Roald Dahl


Las tres obras más representativas de Roald Dahl reunidas en un pack exclusivo para los fanatics de escritor británico:


Matilda es una lectora empedernida con sólo cinco años. good e inteligente, todos los angeles admiran menos sus mediocres padres, que l. a. consideran una inútil. Además tiene poderes extraños y maravillosos...

Charlie y l. a. fábrica de chocolate:
El señor Wonka, dueño de l. a. magnífica fábrica de chocolate, ha escondido cinco billetes de oro en sus chocolatinas. Quienes los encuentren serán los elegidos para visitar l. a. factoría. Charlie tiene l. a. fortuna de encontrar uno de esos billetes y, a partir de ese momento, su vida cambiará totalmente.

James y el melocotón gigante:
James es un niño huérfano que vive con dos tías muy severas que le hacen l. a. vida imposible. Pero un día, un extraño personaje le regala un cucurucho de bolitas mágicas que hacen crecer sorprendentemente al viejo melocotonero del patio. Montado en un melocotón gigante, James inicia un viaje fascinante por el mundo entero...

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Imaginary Friends

By Alison Lurie

Sociologists infiltrate a cult from which insanity can be the one escape

Once the nation's preferred sociologist, Tom McMann has fallen out of favor in recent years. determined for a final shot at relevance, he ambitions the reality Seekers, an up-and-coming cult that turns out destined for the massive time. An impossible to resist mix of New Age cranks and sci-fi nerds, they're governed over via Verena, a gorgeous younger telepath who believes she has a hotline to a different planet. The Seekers are remoted, devoted, and kooky, yet most significantly, they're hiring.

Assisted by means of his wide-eyed younger colleague, Roger Zimmern, McMann infiltrates the reality Seekers, hoping to determine how the zealots reply if puzzled by way of anyone inside of their midst. but if Verena's babblings begin to make a bit an excessive amount of experience, the researchers needs to make a choice from wasting their minds and purchasing one-way tickets to outer space.

This e-book beneficial properties an illustrated biography of Alison Lurie together with infrequent photos from the author's assortment.

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