Martyr (Star Trek New Frontier, No 5)

By Peter David

With the autumn of the traditional Thallonian Empire, civil conflict threatens the planet of Zondar. the coming of the U.S.S Excalibur is greeted with reduction and social gathering via the worried population, and Captain Mackenzie Calhoun, clean from his cataclysmic get away shape the Thallonian throneworld, is acclaimed as their prophesied savior. yet one believer's messiah is another's blasphemer -- and a main candidate for martyrdom.
When Captain Calhoun is captured, Lieutenant Commander Burgoyne needs to locate him prior to an alien fleet introduced a holy conflict opposed to the Federation!

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Pirate Freedom (Sci Fi Essential Books)

By Gene Wolfe

As a tender parish priest, Father Christopher has heard many confessions, yet his personal story is extra magnificent than any revelation he has ever encountered within the confessional . . . for Chris used to be a pirate captain, 1000s of years earlier than his birth.
Fresh from the monastery, the previous beginner reveals himself inexplicably transported again to the Golden Age of Piracy, the place an unforeseen new lifestyles awaits him.  in the beginning, he resists becoming a member of the infamous Brethren of the Coast, yet he quickly embraces the lifetime of a buccaneer, whilst he succumbs to the seductive charms of a pretty and enigmatic senorita.  because the captain of his personal quick send, that may or is probably not cursed, he plunders the West Indies looking for Spanish gold.  From Tortuga to Port Royal, from the stormy waters of the Caribbean to steamy tropical jungles, Captain Chris unearths possibility, ardour, event, and treachery as he hoists the black flag and units sail for the Spanish mainland.
Where he'll ultimately come to port in basic terms God is aware . . . .
Pirate Freedom is a charming new masterpiece via the award-winning writer of The Wizard Knight and Soldier of Sidon.

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Twilight (Warriors: The New Prophecy, Book 5)

By Erin Hunter

New territory brings new issues for the fierce cats of the warrior Clans. hazards they've got by no means confronted earlier than are lurking within the twilight shadows, and previous allies are appearing surprisingly antagonistic.

As divisions among the Clans develop deeper, Firestar's daughters face troubling judgements. the alternatives they make now may perhaps impact ThunderClan for generations to come back . . . and with an unforeseen enemy getting ready to assault, their braveness and energy may be wanted greater than ever if the extended family is to outlive.

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Confessions of a Mask

By Yukio Mishima

The tale of a guy coming to phrases together with his homosexuality in conventional jap society has develop into a contemporary classic.

Confessions of a Mask tells the tale of Kochan, a young person boy suffering from his burgeoning charm to males: he desires to be “normal.”  Kochan is meek-bodied, and not able to take part within the extra athletic actions of his classmates. He starts to note his becoming appeal to a couple of the men in his classification, fairly the pubescent physique of his buddy Omi. to conceal his homosexuality, he courts a girl, Sonoko, yet this exacerbates his emotions for males. As information of the conflict reaches Tokyo, Kochan considers the destiny of Japan and his position inside its deeply rooted propriety.
     Confessions of a Mask displays Mishima’s personal coming of age in post-war Japan. Its booklet in English―praised by means of Gore Vidal, James Baldwin, and Christopher Isherwood― propelled the younger Yukio Mishima to overseas status.

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When Madeline Was Young: A Novel

By Jane Hamilton

Jane Hamilton, award-winning writer of The booklet of Ruth and A Map of the World, is again in best shape with a richly textured novel a few tragic twist of fate and its results on generations of a family.

When Aaron Maciver’s appealing younger spouse, Madeline, suffers mind harm in a motorcycle twist of fate, she is left with the highbrow powers of a six-year-old. within the years that stick to, Aaron and his moment spouse deal with Madeline with deep tenderness and devotion as they bring up kids in their own.

Narrated via Aaron's son, Mac, When Madeline used to be Young chronicles the Maciver relations in the course of the many years, from Mac’s adolescence transforming into up with Madeline and his cousin blood brother in Wisconsin throughout the Vietnam warfare, via Mac’s years as a husband with youngsters of his personal, and during Buddy’s involvement with the following Gulf Wars. Jane Hamilton, together with her ordinary humor and prepared observations of human relationships, deftly explores the Maciver's strange scenario and examines notions of youth (through Mac and Buddy’s real adolescence in addition to Madeline’s infantilization) and a competition among Buddy’s and Mac’s households that spans many years and numerous wars. She captures the pleasures and frustrations of marriage and kinfolk, and she or he exposes the function that prior relationships, rivalries, and regrets necessarily play within the lives of adults.

Inspired partly by means of Elizabeth Spencer’s Light within the Piazza, Hamilton deals a good and beautiful portrait of the way a family members tragedy eternally shapes and alters the limits of love.

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Le Sacristain romantique de Rånö

By August Strindberg

Alrik Lunstedt, un jeune homme surdoué, monte à Stockholm pour apprendre los angeles musique. Prodigieusement doué, il passe les épreuves, l. a. probability lui sourit et tout augure d’un bel avenir… Mais l. a. « folle du logis », son mind's eye débordante, l’entraîne hors de l. a. réalité vers le rêve, le fantasme, les châteaux en Espagne…

« Le Sacristain » fait entendre en moins de cent pages, les grands thèmes de l’univers strindbergien : le jeu du réel et de l’imaginaire, mais aussi l. a. nature du moi, l’essence de l’art, los angeles solitude du surdoué, los angeles foi, tous réunis dans le destin pathétique d’Alrik Lunstedt.

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The Other Side of the Story: A Novel

By Marian Keyes

Jojo Harvey is similar to Jessica Rabbit and the main ferocious literary agent on the town. A former NYPD cop, she now lives in London making million-dollar publication offers whereas attempting to make associate at her enterprise . . . the entire whereas snoozing with the boss man.

Lily Wright is an writer who believes in karma, and is expecting the sky to fall after stealing her former top friend's guy. notwithstanding her first booklet didn't promote, her lifestyles turns the wrong way up while her most modern booklet turns into a major bestseller.

Gemma Hogan is an occasion clothier extraordinaire, yet her own existence is nonexistent after wasting the affection of her existence and her ally in a single fell swoop. To make issues worse, her father has simply left her mom. whereas taking good care of her mom, she e-mails an in depth colleague approximately her frustrations, who in flip forwards the hilarious e-mails to a recognized literary agent named Jojo Harvey, who simply occurs to symbolize her former buddy, now enemy, Lily Wright. . . .

Written within the fascinating and chatty voice that has turn into Marian Keyes's signature variety, this hilarious and heartwarming novel proves there are 3 facets to each tale . . . particularly on the earth of publishing!

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The Drift (Stargate: SG-1, Book 21)

By Diane Dru Botsford

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Truth and lies...

With Earth's historical guns chair on the middle of a world dispute, Dr. Daniel Jackson is distributed to Antarctica to sooth diplomatic tensions. in the meantime, common Jack O'Neill reluctantly takes cost of an intensive new guns chair education software. but if a ordinary catastrophe hits Antarctica, the way forward for the traditional outpost–and of Earth itself–is thrown into jeopardy. once more, Earth's destiny lies within the arms of SG-1, yet this time the staff is misplaced and powerless to assist. Trapped inside of a wierd fact, SG-1 come upon previous acquaintances and enemies as they fight to flee and forestall the traditional cataclysm that's threatening to spoil the planet. Stargate SG-1: The Drift choices up 12 months after the occasions of Stargate SG-1: 4 Dragons, exploring how basic Jack O'Neill and his flagship team's lives were formed by means of alien technologies—both old and Goa'uld in design.

In education for penning this novel, writer Diana Dru Botsford...

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The Tapper Twins Go to War (With Each Other)

By Geoff Rodkey

This bestselling first e-book within the Tapper Twins series is a hilariously genuine exhibit of what it truly is prefer to be in heart university in our digitally-saturated global, advised as a colourful "oral historical past" with images, screenshots, textual content messages, chat logs, and on-line gaming electronic art.

Twelve-year-old twins, Claudia and Reese, who could not be extra different...except of their selection to come back out on best in a vicious prank struggle. but if the contest escalates into an all-out conflict that is fought from the cafeteria in their long island urban deepest college the entire technique to the fictitious universe of an internet online game, the twins need to make a decision if their efforts to ruin one another are well worth the fee. In a starred evaluation, Publishers Weekly declared "This uproarious sequence opener... is jam-packed with either laugh-out-loud moments and heart."

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By Maeve Binchy

Is it attainable to inform the tale of a iteration and a urban throughout the heritage of a restaurant?
Ella Brady thinks so. She desires to movie a documentary approximately Quentins that might trap the spirit of Dublin from the Seventies to the current day. And Quentins has one thousand tales to inform: stories of affection, of betrayal, of revenge; of instances whilst it appeared prepared for achievement and instances while it appeared as though it needs to shut in failure. yet as Ella uncovers extra of what has long past on at Quentins, she starts to wonder if a few secrets and techniques may be saved that way...

With Quentins, Maeve Binchy follows her bestselling Scarlet Feather with a brand new publication that promises the hallmark storytelling that has saved hundreds of thousands of her readers satisfied for greater than 20 years.

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