sex.lies.murder.fame.: A Novel by Lolita Files

By Lolita Files

Talented with rock superstar appears to be like and a genius IQ, Penn Hamilton has been inspiring awe considering he used to be a toddler. Now he is able to tackle the area and declare his rightful position in the middle of megastar. As a author. Rapper. version. God. regrettably, the world's now not really prepared for him. but if Penn meets Beryl Unger, high-powered editrix to literati and glitterati alike, sparks fly. Sparks fly even better whilst he meets certainly one of Beryl's authors, star romance writer Sharlyn Tate. girls, one guy. a guy without obstacles, who will cease in need of nothing—even brutal, vicious murder—to have the good fortune and adulation he so desperately wishes.

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The Nitrogen Fix by Hal Clement

By Hal Clement

A Nomadic kinfolk sooner or later is allied with an octopus-like alien who can live to tell the tale in earth's new surroundings, which has mixed with nitrogen. people needs to stay in shelters with oxygen-generating crops, or use compatible respiring gear. a few of earth's unique existence varieties have mutated to outlive within the replaced surroundings. considering virtually no metals can exist within the corrosive surroundings, any expertise is predicated on ceramics or glass.

Some people are suspicious of the extraterrestrial beings, blaming them for the swap within the surroundings considering the fact that they're tailored to it. The relatives has a virtually deadly stumble upon with a gaggle of such humans, who're protecting one other alien hostage. but the extraterrestrial beings may be able to pool thoughts biochemically in order that they turn into a similar character in our bodies. Their mixed wisdom and abilities support the kin to flee. the adventure finds simply who the extraterrestrial beings are, the place they got here from, and why the earth's surroundings changed.

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Tales of Soldiers and Civilians by Ambrose Bierce, Donald T. Blume

By Ambrose Bierce, Donald T. Blume

This revised variation of Ambrose Bierce's 1892 selection of "Soldiers" and "Civilians" stories fills a void in American literature. A veteran of the Civil struggle and a journalist identified for his integrity and biting satire, Ambrose Bierce was once additionally a full of life short-story author of substantial intensity and gear. As San Francisco's most famed journalist in the course of the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries, Bierce used to be employed by means of William Randolph Hearst to jot down a column for San Francisco Examiner, the place his "Soldiers" and "Civilians" stories first seemed throughout the past due 1880s.By the criteria of his day and ours, Bierce's journalism used to be frequently brilliantly insightful, viciously libelous, petty, and grand, usually within the area of a unmarried paragraph. This variation unearths the usually compelling artistry of Bierce's unique types of the stories and the deliberately elaborate layout and scope of the unique assortment.

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Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Evangeline, A story of Acadie, is an epic poem by way of the yank poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, first released in 1847. Any gains generated from the sale of this ebook will move in the direction of the Freeriver neighborhood venture, a venture designed to advertise harmonious group residing and overall healthiness on this planet. to benefit extra in regards to the Freeriver undertaking please stopover at the web site - www.freerivercommunity.com

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The Merchant of Venice: Choice, Hazard and Consequence by Joan Ozark Holmer

By Joan Ozark Holmer

The service provider of Venice, Shakespeare's most often played and at the moment so much debatable comedy, keeps to confront in its degree and significant background the continued debate over its creative cohesion. Six chapters discover the measure of dramatic integrity Shakespeare achieves by way of unifying the play's many tough offerings via a tightly-knit interaction of contrarieties and correspondences in constitution, language, characters and ideas. enticing the play's broad physique of feedback, this publication contextualizes the main provocative questions raised via the play and gives huge new facts approximately Shakespeare's attainable assets and his leading edge use of them, specially usury and merchantry, Jew and Christian, biblical and classical allusion, level legislations and verbal-visual symbols.

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The Englishwoman in America by Isabella L Bird

By Isabella L Bird

In 1856, Isabella chicken released The Englishwoman in the United States, the 1st of what will be many books of her travels world wide. Adopting a tone of aloof bemusement, she describes intimately the hardships and annoyances of her travels by way of sea from England to Halifax, and at the street to Boston, Cincinnati, and Chicago. The book's 20 chapters are packed with keenly saw and entertainingly advised tales of pickpockets and baggage thieves, greasy resorts, and american citizens who're very well mannered, yet have the unlucky behavior of spitting at the ground. poultry admits to sharing the unfortunately prejudiced view the English have of the United States, yet however unearths a lot to love and appreciate during this new state bustling with ethnically varied immigrants jam-packed with power and bravery. The Englishwoman in the US is a superb travelogue that provides a full of life and private glimpse into mid-nineteenth-century the United States.

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