The Sweetness of Tears: A Novel

By Nafisa Haji

From Nafisa Haji, writer of the seriously acclaimed novel, The Writing on My Forehead, comes The Sweetness of Tears, an emotional, deeply layered tale that explores the a ways achieving results of cultural prejudice, forbidden love, and hidden histories on a tender girl and her relations. A paperback unique from a very good author whose first novel was once enthusiastically praised by means of Khaled Hosseini, bestselling writer of The Kite Runner and A Thousand well suited Suns, Haji, an American of Indo-Pakistani descent, writes with grace, middle, and knowledge in regards to the collisions of tradition and faith, culture and modernity performed out via person lives.

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Before We Were Free (Laurel-Leaf Books Readers Circle)

By Julia Alvarez

Anita de los angeles Torre by no means puzzled her freedom dwelling within the Dominican Republic. yet through her twelfth birthday in 1960, such a lot of her family have emigrated to the U.S., her Tío Toni has disappeared with out a hint, and the government’s mystery police terrorize her last relations as a result of their suspected competition of el Trujillo’s dictatorship.

Using the power and braveness of her family members, Anita needs to triumph over her fears and fly to freedom, leaving all that she as soon as knew behind.

From popular writer Julia Alvarez comes an unforgettable tale approximately early life, perseverance, and one girl’s fight to be unfastened.

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The Nick Adams Stories

By Ernest Hemingway

From one of many twentieth century's maximum voices comes the entire quantity of his brief tales that includes Nick Adams, Ernest Hemingway's memorable personality, as he grows from baby to adolescent to soldier, veteran, author, and parent—a series heavily paralleling the occasions of Hemingway's life.

The entire number of Ernest Hemingway's Nick Adams dozen tales are accumulated the following in a single quantity, grouped jointly in response to the key time classes within the protagonist's existence. in keeping with Hemingway's personal experieces as a boy and as a member of the pink move ambulance corps in international conflict I. the gathering follows Nick's existence as a baby to mum or dad, besides soldier, veteran, and author and have a few of Hemingway's earliest paintings reminiscent of "Indian Camp" and a few of his most sensible identified brief tales, together with "Big Two-Hearted River." ideal for longtime Hemingway enthusiasts and as an creation to at least one of America's most renowned writers.

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Les clans de la lune alphane

By Philip K. Dick

Chuck Rittersdorf est programmeur de simulacre pour le compte de l. a. CIA, un travail médiocre et répétitif dont il s'accommode parfaitement. Ce n'est cependant pas le cas de sa femme, Mary, une brillante psychologue qui a décidé que son mari devait organization ses skills créatifs à de meilleures fins. Hélas, sa demande de divorce ne produit pas sur Chuck l'électrochoc espéré, initiant au contraire une longue et pénible déchéance qui le mène au bord du suicide. Sur le element de commettre l'irréparable, le programmeur begin alors à entrevoir l. a. vérité: et si tout cela n'était que los angeles partie émergée d'un poor complot? Quels liens existent entre l. a. CIA, Mary, un fongus ganymédien, et les terribles clans de los angeles lune alphane?

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Crucible (Rogue Trooper, Book 1)

By Gordon Rennie

EpubISBN: 9781849970761

Rogue Trooper Series/Character created by way of Gerry Finley-Day and Dave Gibbons

High-speed motion with the notorious Genetic Infantryman! Rogue Trooper is a dwelling legend! the only real surviving member of his unit, bring to an end from Souther traces and hunted remorselessly by way of Nort forces, he’s scorching at the path of the final who bought out his unit. Armed with an array of high-tech weaponry, whole with sentient life-chips, Rogue ventures to the ruins of Nordstadt looking for his elusive prey – yet now there’s a grasp sniper on his path! Gordon Rennie’s amazing hard-hitting tale from a devastated far-future brings domestic the savagery of battle! additionally on hand 'Blood Relative', 'The Quartz Massacre'.

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From Texas with Love (The Genius Files, Book 4)

By Dan Gutman

The wackiest street journey in historical past keeps in publication 4 of the New York Times bestselling Genius documents sequence, following twins Coke and Pepsi as they keep away from villains and stopover at weird-but-true landmarks from Texas all of the solution to Roswell, New Mexico! With the real-kid humor that has earned him hundreds of thousands of readers worldwide, and that includes all new weird-but-true destinations round the US, this fourth booklet within the New York Times bestselling Genius records sequence is de facto batty!

After their explosive break out at Graceland, twins Coke and Pepsi are able to resume their journey throughout America—only now in a convertible rather than the RV. They go back and forth via Arkansas and Oklahoma, vacationing weird-but-true vacationer stops alongside the way in which, and at last turn out in Texas, domestic of the bizarre Capital of the rustic, Austin. The twins' many enemies—the bowler dudes, Mrs. Higgins, and Dr. Warsaw—all swear that they're performed chasing Coke and Pepsi for solid. but if the twins begin receiving extra codes and ciphers from a mysterious robot voice, they comprehend someone's after them. they simply need to determine who ahead of the secret villain reveals them first.

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Chinese Fairy Tales and Fantasies (The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library)

By Moss Roberts

This clean and stylish translation of 1 hundred stories from twenty-five centuries of chinese language literature opens up a mystical global faraway from our widespread haunts. Illustrated with woodcuts.

With black-and-white drawings throughout
Part of the Pantheon Fairy story and Folklore Library

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