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Liquid Fire

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"Thank you to the powers-that-be for the opportunity to be one of the first readers captivated by Dakota Frost and her magical tats. Addictive, sassy, sexy, funny, intense, brilliant." --Bitten By Books, on Frost Moon "With Blood Rock, Anthony Francis's Skindancer series becomes one of my favorites."--Book'd Out, on Blood Rock Magical tattoo artist Dakota Frost is back--fighting a fire that may burn down the world. For millennia, ancient factions of wizards have closely guarded the secrets of liquid fire--distilled from the blood of dragons and the magical key to unbelievably powerful spells. Now, Dakota's flirtation with a fireweaver while visiting San Francisco engulfs her in a magicial feud. Forced to defend herself with her masterwork, a powerful dragon tattoo, Dakota becomes the target of superstitious magicians who believe she's summoned the spirit of a dragon . . . the first step in an incredibly dangerous spell that could create more liquid fire. Soon, Dakota finds herself caught in a magical battle between ageless wizards desperate to seize the rapidly dwindling supply of liquid fire and fireweaver terrorists who'll stop at nothing to keep every last drop of it for themselves. Even if that means killing Dakota. The race is on to find the truth about liquid fire, the secret behind Dakota's magic tattoos, and the message hidden in the fireweaver's secret codes--before the world goes up in flames. Filled with spectacular magic, pyrotechnic action, and kinky romance, LIQUID FIRE is the action-packed third installment in the Dakota Frost, Skindancer series. Epic Award winner Anthony Francis writes the Skindancer series while working on robots for "the Search Engine Which Starts with a 'G'."

The Trees

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Author: Ali Shaw
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
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The Trees. They arrived in the night: wrenching through the ground, thundering up into the air, and turning Adrien's suburban street into a shadowy forest. Shocked by the sight but determined to get some answers, he ventures out, passing destroyed buildings, felled power lines, and broken bodies still wrapped in tattered bed linens hanging from branches. It is soon apparent that no help is coming and that these trees, which seem the work of centuries rather than hours, span far beyond the town. As far, perhaps, as the coast, where across the sea in Ireland, Adrien's wife is away on a business trip and there is no way of knowing whether she is alive or dead. When Adrien meets Hannah, a woman who, unlike him, believes that the coming of the trees may signal renewal rather than destruction and Seb, her technology-obsessed son, they persuade him to join them. Together, they pack up what remains of the lives they once had and set out on a quest to find Hannah's forester brother and Adrien's wife--and to discover just how deep the forest goes. Their journey through the trees will take them into unimaginable territory: to a place of terrible beauty and violence, of deadly enemies and unexpected allies, to the dark heart of nature and the darkness--and also the power--inside themselves.

FIGMENTS

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Author: MEL O'DEA
Publisher: AuthorHouse UK
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Exploring the theme of the outsider the book concerns an unusual and imaginative girl, Caty, who escapes from her dysfunctional family and her sense of not fitting in through the murky world of addiction. The book is written in an experimental, poetic style and has a strong philosophic content. The book aims to be challenging but ultimately hopeful.

My Heart Is a Violin

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Author: Shony A. Braun
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This book traces the unique and remarkable life of Shony Alex Braun. As a boy of four, he becomes lost in the Transylvanian forest and encounters a group of gypsies who enchant him with their musical instruments. This launches his love and fascination for the violin. He eagerly learns to play the violin, and by age eleven he makes his debut on Radio Bucharest. His dreams of further study are cut short by Nazi oppression and the deportation of him at thirteen and his family to Auschwitz. The violin miraculously saves his life in the death camp of Dachau and then after liberation, the violin brings him back from the brink of death as he recovers from a gunshot wound, blood poisoning, tuberculosis and malnutrition. He meets a charming girl in the recovery hospital and begins a new life with her as his wife in the United States. Shony goes on to become a prolific composer, Hollywood performer, concert soloist and Pulitzer Prize nominee. His faith in God and his courage to survive will inspire you. Shony’s loving concern for others with help you realize there is good in the world.

Master Defenders

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Author: Matt Bhanks
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Enter the mind of author Matt Bhanks with his compelling sci-fi/fantasy stories about the greatest "defending" alliance in the world. Master Defenders, the group of heroes that Matt developed throughout his childhood, is now a growing series that is sparking interest in countless individuals. In Matt's first three epic adventures, read about protagonist "Canavin" and his teammates as they battle various malevolent forces along with many internal struggles. Master Defenders: The Novel Trilogy is bound to keep all sci-fi/fantasy lovers gripped with excitement through all 61 intense chapters. His books are a reminder to "keep being a master, to never quit, and to always DEFEND!" Copyright © 2018 MB Realms Entertainment All Rights Reserved.

Master Defenders 2

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Author: Matt Bhanks
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Our world is infested with countless Pixalians, but one team ignites hope more than any other squadron. After the ‘Battle of Cyclohoma’, a new threat is sentenced to cripple humanity. And now, Canavin and the Master Defenders are determined to face their greatest conflict yet. It’s known as Sychophemia: a vile nation of predators that are known to be the ancestors of a dreaded legion. With the thought of a caustic race that is potentially stronger than Xaliemer, a new member of the ‘Alien Investigative Agency’ wishes to alter the world with this infestation. He is corrupted, undoubtedly conceited, and is filled with rage from the loss of his family. And having a group of skilled convicts on his side doesn’t help the world at all. Only one alliance could rise to the occasion and stand a chance against the last plague. Canavin is motivated to dig deeper into the secret of Sychophemia as more loved ones are threatened. As they stand for a code of honour, the Master Defenders must unite together as protectors of humans and act as the only cure to corruption. Copyright © 2015 MB Realms Entertainment All Rights Reserved.

Fantasy of Dr Ox

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Author: Jules Verne
Publisher: Alma Books
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In the somnolent Flemish town of Quiquendone disagreements are unheard of, courtships might last a decade and not a ripple of activity can be seen at all. But when the mysterious Dr Ox is tasked with providing lighting for the town, strange things begin to happen: animals become aggressive, fruits grow huge in size, plants climb more vigorously and tempers flare up, leading the once phlegmatic townsfolk to bitter confrontations and pushing them to the brink of all-out violence.Verne, the acclaimed author of immortal tales of adventure and early science fiction, can be seen here in a different light, regaling readers of all ages with a light-hearted satire that, in its warnings about the dangers of scientific experimentation, has a clear and troubling resonance with our times.

Astounding Stories Vol 10

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Author: Various
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Table of Contents The Doom from Planet 4 The Hands of Aten The Diamond Thunderbolt The Slave Ship From Space The Revolt of the Machines

The After Effects Illusionist

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Author: Chad Perkins
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
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First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Literary Tourist

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Author: N. Watson
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This original, witty, illustrated study offers the first analytical history of the rise and development of literary tourism in nineteenth-century Britain, associated with authors from Shakespeare, Gray, Keats, Burns and Scott, the Brontë sisters, and Thomas Hardy. Invaluable for the student of travel and literature of the nineteenth century.

Meaning It

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Author: Anne O'Gleadra
Publisher: Beaten Track Publishing
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Nineteen years old. Divorced. Famous. In love with his best friend. Not exactly how Benjamin thought his life would play out. Benjamin has known Dagen Mercutio (real name) since elementary school. Together, they’re one half of a successful emo band where Dagen exploits the chemistry between them for profit. But being crammed into a tiny tour bus with a notorious heartbreaker isn’t as fun as it sounds. As things heat up between them, Benjamin has to decide whether to walk away—or to risk it all for love. From the writer of It’s Like This comes a new story about sex, love, and pop punk in the early 00s.

María

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Author: Jorge Issacs
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María (1867) is a novel by Jorge Isaacs. Partly inspired by his own life, María is a moving story of romance, hope, and tragedy by a leading author of the Spanish Romantic movement. The novel was Isaacs’ debut work of fiction and seemed to promise him a lengthy career in Colombian literature. As he dedicated himself to politics, however, he largely abandoned his youthful commitment to writing in favor of a more conventional career. Raised in the idyllic countryside of Valle del Cauca, María and Efraín develop a love for one another that refuses to die. Forced apart by familial expectations, Efraín leaves his lover to study in Bogotá, and remains in the Colombian capital for six years. Desperate to return, he leaves the city and reunites with María, who waited patiently the whole time he was away. As the two begin preparing for a life together in their beautiful homeland, Efraín learns that his family has other plans for him. In a few months’ time, he is expected to travel to London and enroll in medical school, guaranteeing years away from his home and his young, faithful love. As the day of his departure approaches, Efraín and María attempt to recapture the simplistic joy of their youth but find themselves drifting further into doubt than ever before. María is a masterpiece of Romantic literature from a talented writer who blossomed early and never managed to live up to his astounding promise. With a beautifully designed cover and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of Jorge Isaacs’ María is a classic of Colombian literature reimagined for modern readers.

Does Your House Have Lions?

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Author: Sonia Sanchez
Publisher: Beacon Press
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From the American Poetry Society's 2018 Wallace Stevens Award–winner, this is an epic poem on kin estranged, the death of a brother from AIDS, and the possibility of reconciliation and love in the face of loss.

The Golden Age of Weird Fiction MEGAPACK ® Vol. 6: Clark Ashton Smith

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Author: Clark Ashton Smith
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
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The Golden Age of Weird Fiction MEGAPACK ® Vol. 6: Clark Ashton Smith by Clark Ashton Smith Book Resume:

The Golden Age of Weird Fiction MEGAPACKTM series celebrates Clark Ashton Smith with 17 of his classic fantasy & horror stories from WEIRD TALES and other sources! Included here are: THE ABOMINATIONS OF YONDO THE THIRD EPISODE OF VATHEK THIRTEEN PHANTASMS THE CHARNEL GOD THE COLOSSUS OF YLOURGNE THE CHAIN OF AFORGOMON THE BLACK ABBOT OF PUTHUUM THE VOYAGE OF KING EUVORAN THE MAZE OF THE ENCHANTER THE DOUBLE SHADOW A NIGHT IN MALNEANT THE DEVOTEE OF EVIL THE WILLOW LANDSCAPE THE EMPIRE OF NECROMANCERS THE ENCHANTRESS OF SYLAIRE THE INVISIBLE CITY MOTHER OF TOADS If you enjoy this volume of classic stories, don't forget to search your favorite ebook store for "Wildside Press Megapack" to see the 240+ other entries in this series, including not just weird fiction, but mysteries, adventure, science fiction, fantasy, horror -- and much, much more!

Queen of the Demonweb Pits

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Author: Paul Kidd
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast
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Queen of the Demonweb Pits was one of the most popular adventures ever created for the Dungeons & Dragons game. This novelization appeals to those who have played through the adventure, as well as to those who have an interest in drow elves--one of the most popular races in the game.

The Poetical Works

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Author: Robert Southey
Publisher: Georg Olms Verlag
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Icebones

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Author: Stephen Baxter
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Detailed research, empathy with his characters, an ecological perspective and his trademark flare for epic narrative sweep make Baxter's Mammoth series very much key works in his canon. ICEBONES takes the action to a stunningly realised partially terraformed Mars in the far future and sees the epic Mammoth story cycle come to fruition.

Rough Places

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The Book of Abeyance

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Author: Vasile Munteanu
Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing
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The book is a collection of poems dealing with various themes, emotions and mental states, the overarching, unifying idea being latency. It addresses the question as to what constitutes the real or higher Self as opposed to what might be called the false or the ego self. There is a latent Self within us all that attempts at positivity, enlightenment and bliss rather than darkness, fear and doubt. The poems attempt to consider some of the differences between these two selves, always in conflict, and the advantages of choosing the one over the other.

Mountain

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Author: Clement Wood
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"Mountain" by Clement Wood. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

The Imagination Thief

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Author: Rohan Quine
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The Imagination Thief by Rohan Quine is about a web of secrets, triggered by the stealing and copying of people’s imaginations and memories. It’s about the magic that can be conjured up by images of people, in imagination or on film; the split between beauty and happiness in the world; and the allure of various kinds of power. A Distinguished Favorite in the NYC Big Book Award 2021, it celebrates some of the most extreme possibilities of human imagination, personality and language, exploring the darkest and brightest flavours of beauty living in our minds. Alone in his skyscraper office one night, Jaymi undergoes a transformation that will change his life: he acquires the power to see into others’ minds, and then to control and project their thoughts. Realising the potential of this gift, he hypnotises a media mogul into agreeing to broadcast an electrifying extravaganza of sound and vision emanating from Jaymi, the like of which has never been witnessed before, that will captivate millions. However, one of the mogul’s underlings has more subversive plans for milking Jaymi’s talent, involving the theft of others’ imaginations and intimate memories for commercial gain. The broadcasting of his visions plunges Jaymi and his best friend Alaia on a journey into the underbelly of Asbury Park – a seaside town once full of life but now half-forgotten. The town’s entire oceanfront is now almost a ghost town: ruled by gangsters and drug dealers, headed by Lucan, it is populated by lost souls and the beautiful who have fallen on hard times. Blackmailed into thieving the most private and primal memories and experiences from these people’s imaginations, Jaymi discovers a web of secrets and provocations simmering beneath the surface of the town, about to explode. When a waxwork of Lucan’s decapitated head is anonymously planted in his own bar, fear bubbles up, as everyone becomes a suspect in this unforgivable challenge to Lucan’s dominance. Then when another provocative waxwork appears – a naked full-body modelling of Lucan’s beautiful but tortured lover, Angel – Jaymi knows he must use his own gift to discover the perpetrator before Lucan does. Delving into and celebrating the most beautiful and extreme possibilities of human imagination, personality and love, The Imagination Thief is literary fiction, with a touch of magical realism and a dusting of horror. It explores the universal human predicaments of power, beauty, happiness, hopelessness, good and evil. Keywords: literary fiction, magical realism, dark fantasy, horror, gay, Asbury Park, psychic, New York, broadcast, imagination, transgender, contemporary, enhanced ebook

Dark Cities

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Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon,Scott Smith,Cherie Priest,Jonathan Maberry
Publisher: Titan Books (US, CA)
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Dark Cities by Sherrilyn Kenyon,Scott Smith,Cherie Priest,Jonathan Maberry Book Resume:

In shadowy back alleys, crumbling brownstones, and gleaming skyscrapers, cities harbor unique forms of terror. Here lie malicious ghosts, cursed buildings, malignant deities, and personal demons of every kind. Twenty of today’s most talented writers bend their skills toward the darkness, creating brand-new tales guaranteed to keep you awake at night— especially if you live in the dark cities. Far worse than mythical creatures such as vampires and werewolves, these are horrors that lurk in the places you go every day—where you would never expect to find them. But they are there, and now that you know, you’ll never again walk the streets alone.

Convictions, Dialects and Separations

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Author: Andrew Tyson
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Convictions, Dialect and Separation: Communications of the Soul is about a boy becoming a man in a world where he must conquer an internal darkness. He ventures into death, ghost and the afterlife forming the foundation of an alternate spiritual world from the other side. Caught in between two worlds, one white like a canvas, the other black like receptive spirituality, the boy encounters the truths of his past, present, and future. His soul learns how to sense these worlds for the first time by crossing the unconscious darkness and finding the light. When one boys purpose was empty, a hollow shell incased his thoughts, until he found the self incarnate. Thus being an inhabitant of a soul, the body strives to express its essence between the two opposing worlds realization and hope. The higher truth struggles to set a tarnished soul free. Then, speech in the book is intended to generate power for the other people in the world to wield their spiritual sword of presence and strength. An underlying nature comes from his internal communication with the divine source of clear consciousness and the universal silence. Consciousness and self-actualization had no barriers and empowered levels of thought, only to find purity and forgiveness. The speculation of the worlds religious freedoms and the happenings of real time have the chance to change everything. When heart is relinquished of all of its fears, the soul will finally reside in a place of comfort inside of a now free body.

Delphi Complete Works of R. D. Blackmore (Illustrated)

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Author: R. D. Blackmore
Publisher: Delphi Classics
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One of the most famous English novelists of the latter half of the nineteenth century, R. D. Blackmore won acclaim for his vivid portrayals of the countryside, sharing with Thomas Hardy a Western England background prevalent in many of his works. Blackmore’s masterpiece is ‘Lorna Doone’, a windswept romance with historical characters, set against the backdrop of late seventeenth century Devon, which has continued to win the hearts of readers since its first publication in 1869. This comprehensive eBook presents Blackmore’s complete works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Blackmore’s life and works * Concise introductions to the major novels * All 14 novels, with individual contents tables * Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Excellent formatting of the texts * Includes story collections * Easily locate the poems or short stories you want to read * Includes Blackmore’s rare poetry collections – available in no other collection * Features three biographies - discover Blackmore’s literary life * Quincy G. Burris’ seminal study on Blackmore — first time in digital publishing * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: The Novels Clara Vaughan Cradock Nowell Lorna Doone The Maid of Sker Alice Lorraine Cripps the Carrier Erema Mary Anerley Christowell The Remarkable History of Sir Thomas Upmore Springhaven Kit and Kitty Perlycross Dariel The Shorter Fiction Tales from a Telling House Leila Poetry Collections The Georgics of Virgil Fringilla The Biographies Richard Doddridge Blackmore: His Life and Novels by Quincy G. Burris The Blackmore Country by F. J. Snell Richard Doddridge Blackmore by Stuart Johnson Reid Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles or to purchase this eBook as a Parts Edition of individual eBooks

Resplendent

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Author: Stephen Baxter
Publisher: Gollancz
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RESPLENDENT is a collection of stories that encompasses mankind's epic fight for survival against the Xeelee, a narrative of how man will change and evolve over our epic journey out into the universe. These tales will encompass the rise of sub-molecular empires in the first nanoseconds after the Big Bang to mankind's final transformation. Full of cutting-edge science, descriptions of time and space on a mind-boggling scale and memorable, all-too-human characters. It is both the capstone to one of the most significant series in the history of SF and a remarkable achievement in its own right. This is a mature and uniquely talented writer at the height of his powers.

The Misshapes: Annihilation Day

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Author: Alex Flynn
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Sarah Robertson's less-than-super powers relegated her to a group of misfit heroes known as ‘Misshapes’, who banded together to save their town of Doolittle Falls. Now, after an exciting summer fighting storms, Sarah returns home a different girl in the second book in this heroic series. Doolittle Falls is in chaos, and with the election of a new President, things take a dark turn. Heroes are given extraordinary freedom with results that are less than super - and certain people have a vendetta against Sarah’s mom, aka Lady Oblivion, and the entire Robertson family. Johnny and Alice are too preoccupied with their band to help, Freedom Boy is off shooting a movie, and Butters is in a Karaoke battle of epic proportions, so Sarah takes the investigation into her own hands, and must uncover the true reason behind her mother’s turn from Hero to villain. Soon Sarah discovers a devastating secret that could topple the nation, and if Sarah and the rest of the Misshapes don’t stop this looming threat, the world as they know it faces annihilation. The adventure continues in one of the coolest new adventures series for Young Readers, The Misshapes leap off the page like your favorite comics.

Stealing Worlds

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Author: Karl Schroeder
Publisher: Tor Books
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From Karl Schroeder, author of Lockstep, comes the near-future, science fiction, hacker’s heist, Stealing Worlds. Sura Neelin is on the run from her creditors, from her past, and her father’s murderers. She can’t get a job, she can’t get a place to live, she can’t even walk down the street: the total surveillance society that is mid-21st century America means that every camera and every pair of smart glasses is her enemy. But Sura might have a chance in the alternate reality of the games. People can disappear in the LARP game worlds, into the alternate economy of Notchcoin and blockchains. The people who build the games also program the surveillance networks—she just needs an introduction, and the skills to play. Turns out, she has very valuable skills, and some very surprising friends. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Robert Southey: Poetical Works 1793–1810 Vol 2

Robert Southey: Poetical Works 1793–1810 Vol 2 [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Lynda Pratt,Tim Fulford,Daniel Roberts
Publisher: Routledge
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Robert Southey: Poetical Works 1793–1810 Vol 2 by Lynda Pratt,Tim Fulford,Daniel Roberts Book Resume:

This edition of Robert Southey's early poetry seeks to restore Southey the poet to his place at the centre of late 18th and early 19th century British literary culture. This collection of his poetical works critically reassesses Southey's epics and romances.

Funkytown

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Author: Paul Kennedy
Publisher: Affirm Press
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It is 1993: a serial killer is loose on the streets of Frankston, Victoria. The community is paralysed by fear, and a state's police force and national media come to find a killer. Meanwhile, seventeen-year-old Paul Kennedy is searching for something else entirely. He is focused on finishing school, getting drafted into the AFL and falling in love. So much can change in a year. The rites of passage for many Australian teenage boys - blackout drinking, simmering violence and emotional suppression - take their toll, and the year that starts with so much promise ends with Kennedy expelled, arrested and undrafted. But one teacher sees Kennedy self-destructing, and becomes determined to set him on another path

The Age of Em

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Author: Robin Hanson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Robots may one day rule the world, but what is a robot-ruled Earth like? Many think the first truly smart robots will be brain emulations or ems. Scan a human brain, then run a model with the same connections on a fast computer, and you have a robot brain, but recognizably human. Train an em to do some job and copy it a million times: an army of workers is at your disposal. When they can be made cheaply, within perhaps a century, ems will displace humans in most jobs. In this new economic era, the world economy may double in size every few weeks. Some say we can't know the future, especially following such a disruptive new technology, but Professor Robin Hanson sets out to prove them wrong. Applying decades of expertise in physics, computer science, and economics, he uses standard theories to paint a detailed picture of a world dominated by ems. While human lives don't change greatly in the em era, em lives are as different from ours as our lives are from those of our farmer and forager ancestors. Ems make us question common assumptions of moral progress, because they reject many of the values we hold dear. Read about em mind speeds, body sizes, job training and career paths, energy use and cooling infrastructure, virtual reality, aging and retirement, death and immortality, security, wealth inequality, religion, teleportation, identity, cities, politics, law, war, status, friendship and love. This book shows you just how strange your descendants may be, though ems are no stranger than we would appear to our ancestors. To most ems, it seems good to be an em.

Mary Anerley: A Yorkshire Tale

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Author: Sir Richard Doddridge Blackmore
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Far from any house or hut, in the depth of dreary moor-land, a road, unfenced and almost unformed, descends to a rapid river. The crossing is called the "Seven Corpse Ford," because a large party of farmers, riding homeward from Middleton, banded together and perhaps well primed through fear of a famous highwayman, came down to this place on a foggy evening, after heavy rain-fall. One of the company set before them what the power of the water was, but they laughed at him and spurred into it, and one alone spurred out of it. Whether taken with fright, or with too much courage, they laid hold of one another, and seven out of eight of them, all large farmers, and thoroughly understanding land, came never upon it alive again; and their bodies, being found upon the ridge that cast them up, gave a dismal name to a place that never was merry in the best of weather. However, worse things than this had happened; and the country is not chary of its living, though apt to be scared of its dead; and so the ford came into use again, with a little attempt at improvement. For those farmers being beyond recall, and their families hard to provide for, Richard Yordas, of Scargate Hall, the chief owner of the neighborhood, set a long heavy stone up on either brink, and stretched a strong chain between them, not only to mark out the course of the shallow, whose shelf is askew to the channel, but also that any one being washed away might fetch up, and feel how to save himself. For the Tees is a violent water sometimes, and the safest way to cross it is to go on till you come to a good stone bridge. Now forty years after that sad destruction of brave but not well-guided men, and thirty years after the chain was fixed, that their sons might not go after them, another thing happened at "Seven Corpse Ford," worse than the drowning of the farmers. Or, at any rate, it made more stir (which is of wider spread than sorrow), because of the eminence of the man, and the length and width of his property. Neither could any one at first believe in so quiet an end to so turbulent a course. Nevertheless it came to pass, as lightly as if he were a reed or a bubble of the river that belonged to him. It was upon a gentle evening, a few days after Michaelmas of 1777. No flood was in the river then, and no fog on the moor-land, only the usual course of time, keeping the silent company of stars. The young moon was down, and the hover of the sky (in doubt of various lights) was gone, and the equal spread of obscurity soothed the eyes of any reasonable man. But the man who rode down to the river that night had little love of reason. Headstrong chief of a headlong race, no will must depart a hair's-breadth from his; and fifty years of arrogant port had stiffened a neck too stiff at birth. Even now in the dim light his large square form stood out against the sky like a cromlech, and his heavy arms swung like gnarled boughs of oak, for a storm of wrath was moving him. In his youth he had rebelled against his father; and now his own son was a rebel to him. "Good, my boy, good!" he said, within his grizzled beard, while his eyes shone with fire, like the flints beneath his horse; "you have had your own way, have you, then? But never shall you step upon an acre of your own, and your timber shall be the gallows. Done, my boy, once and forever."

Mary Anerley: A Yorkshire Tale

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Author: R. D. Blackmore
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"Mary Anerley: A Yorkshire Tale" by R. D. Blackmore. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Mary Anerley by R. D. Blackmore - Delphi Classics (Illustrated)

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Author: R. D. Blackmore
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Mary Anerley by R. D. Blackmore - Delphi Classics (Illustrated) by R. D. Blackmore Book Resume:

This eBook features the unabridged text of ‘Mary Anerley by R. D. Blackmore - Delphi Classics (Illustrated)’ from the bestselling edition of ‘The Complete Works of R. D. Blackmore’. Having established their name as the leading publisher of classic literature and art, Delphi Classics produce publications that are individually crafted with superior formatting, while introducing many rare texts for the first time in digital print. The Delphi Classics edition of Blackmore includes original annotations and illustrations relating to the life and works of the author, as well as individual tables of contents, allowing you to navigate eBooks quickly and easily. eBook features: * The complete unabridged text of ‘Mary Anerley by R. D. Blackmore - Delphi Classics (Illustrated)’ * Beautifully illustrated with images related to Blackmore’s works * Individual contents table, allowing easy navigation around the eBook * Excellent formatting of the textPlease visit www.delphiclassics.com to learn more about our wide range of titles

The Hands of Aten

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Author: H. g. Winter
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Out of solid ice Craig hews three long-frozen Egyptians-and is at once caught up into amazing adventure

Botulinum Toxins

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Author: Joel L. Cohen,David M. Ozog,Dennis A. Porto
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Botulinum Toxins: Cosmetic and Clinical Applications provides a comprehensive and in-depth review of the use of botulinum toxin for aesthetic procedures and medical applications as a stand-alone treatment and as part of combination therapy. Now a mainstay of cosmetic dermatologic practice, the range of available toxins and their varied applications has grown considerably in recent years requiring the practitioner to carefully consider what approach best suits the needs of their patient. This new book, written by international expert authors, provides guidance to help you refine your technique, add new procedures to your practice, and provide optimal results. This book: Offers guidance on best-practice approaches with botulinum toxin, helping create cutting edge, tailored treatment plans for each patient Benefits from a wealth of color images, procedural videos, and expert tips and tricks Takes a region oriented approach, providing guidance on treatment of the; glabella, forehead, periocular and perioral areas, and contouring of the lower face and lower leg and calf, and neck rejuvenation Contains a thorough review of non-cosmetic treatments such as correction of facial asymmetry, and treatment of axillary hyperhidrosis, plus palm, sole, and craniofacial hyperhidrosis Covers exciting new topics, such as future injectables, topical botulinum toxin, and facial contouring including treatment for benign masseter hypertrophy Discusses combination therapy of botulinum toxin with other non-surgical procedures such as hyaluronic acid (HA) or filler substances, light and laser sources, and other energy-based therapies Includes considerations for darker skin types Offer your patients the best care, stay on top of cutting edge techniques, and avoid pitfalls with coverage of practical tips and real cases. Botulinum Toxins in Dermatology: Cosmetic and Clinical Applications provides best-practice guidance on the contemporary use of botulinum toxin in isolation and in combination.

Bonded

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Author: Chris Dahi
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Adaeze, a princess was born in a typical African traditional setting. She was not actually born as she was cut out from her dead mother who was gored by a wounded antelope. Adaeze had the mark of the gods on her body. Kris was brought out quickly from his dead mother who died a highly traumatized woman. He has the mark of the gods on him. Therefore that these two must paths cross in the weaving loom of fate is inevitable, for it is obvious that they are Bonded as twins in the spirit realm. The purpose for their births and lives in a world where terrible spiritual entities demand the blood and death of twins for sacrifices, where the blood lust has been unleashed in a terrible world war that has been fought and a second is looming. Yet affairs of the heart cannot be overridden by these negative forces. Bonded is a wild romance between traditional Africa with her deep culture and deeper belief system and post First and pre Second World War Europe with her modern ways, religious and colonial escapades. It is also an indepth expose' into some hitherto unknown African traditional society and ways.

Principles of Communication Engineering

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Author: A.K.Chhabra
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Principles of Communication Engineering by A.K.Chhabra Book Resume:

The first four chapters of the text describe different types of signals,modulation and demodulation of these signals,various transmission channels and noise encountered by the signals during propagation from sender to receiver end.Apart from this,this part of the book also deals with different forms of line communication systems.A brif introduction of information theory is also given at the end of the text so that the students become familiar with this aspect of communication systems.

The Karma of Self

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Author: Vasile Munteanu
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The book is a meditation on the ideas of the Ego, the Soul and the Higher Self and the differences between them. The narrator is a rather amorphous figure that can actually be anyone who has thought about these issues. There are no characters per sé, but as the novel evolves, night, darkness, the dreaming process, the mind, and thought become the main characters. The story is part of a very long, complex dream that the narrator seems to be going through as he makes his way to the realization that the Higher Self is the source of everything.

Choral Masterworks

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Author: Michael Steinberg
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Michael Steinberg's highly successful listener's guides--The Symphony and The Concerto--have been universally praised for their blend of captivating biography, crystal clear musical analysis, and delightful humor. Now Steinberg follows these two greatly admired volumes with Choral Masterworks, the only such guide available to this most popular of musical forms. Here are more than fifty illuminating essays on the classic choral masterworks, ranging from Handel's Messiah, Bach's Mass in B Minor, and Beethoven's Missa solemnis, to works by Haydn, Brahms, Mendelssohn, and many others. Steinberg spans the entire history of classical music, from such giants of the Romantic era as Verdi and Berlioz, to leading modern composers such as Elgar, Rachmaninoff, Vaughan Williams, and Stravinsky, to contemporary masters such as John Adams and Charles Wuorinen. For each piece, Steinberg includes a fascinating biographical account of the work's genesis, often spiced with wonderful asides. The author includes an astute musical analysis of each piece, one that casual music lovers can easily appreciate and that more serious fans will find invaluable. The book also provides basic information such as the various movements of the work, the organization of the chorus and orchestra, and brief historical notes on early performances. More than twenty million Americans perform regularly in choirs or choruses. Choral Masterworks will appeal not only to concert goers and CD collectors, but also to this vast multitude of choral performers, an especially engaged and active community. "What sets Steinberg's writing apart is its appealing mixture of impregnable authority (he knows this music) and purely personal asides (by the end of the book, we know this man). Choral Masterworks can be read by anybody, from a professional musician to any young listener newly braced by the stoic pessimism of the Brahms 'German Requiem.'" --Washington Post Book World

Data Communication And Computer Networks

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Author: Rajneesh Agarwal
Publisher: Vikas Publishing House
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Data Communication And Computer Networks by Rajneesh Agarwal Book Resume:

Data Communication And Computer Networks Deals With Various Aspects Of The Subject Vis-À-Vis The Emerging Trends In Network-Centric Information Technology. It Provides The Reader With An In-Depth Framework Of The Fundamental Concepts. Networking Involves