By L.M. Montgomery
It's the darkish relatives vs. the Penhallows during this bold and witty, sarcastic and nostalgic novel through the writer of Anne of eco-friendly Gables.
What Will Feuding households Do To Win?
It all starts off with nice Aunt Becky and her notorious prized ownership: a mythical heirloom jug. After her demise, each person desires it. yet the hot proprietor will not be named for one year...
Anything It Takes
Mayhem reigns and tables are became in a yr while every thing feels topsy-turvy. One lady will lose her fiancé. enemies on the grounds that youth will inexplicably come jointly. And a pair mysteriously separated on their marriage ceremony evening ten years earlier than will discover a moment likelihood at love. Then comes the evening whilst Aunt Becky's needs may be revealed...and the relations is in for the largest shock of all.
What Readers are Saying:
"Next to Anne of eco-friendly Gables, [it's] one of many books i have re-read the main occasions. i have regularly enjoyed this and thought of it the simplest of Montgomery's standalone books."
"Superb. completely exceptional. The characters stay and step correct off the web page, leaving me puzzling over them after i have closed the book."
"Classic L.M. Montgomery. plenty of enjoyable characters doing loopy issues after which gossiping approximately it to someone who will pay attention. enjoyed it!"
By Alice Hoffman
one in every of today’s such a lot loved authors of lyrical fiction with a slightly of magic, Alice Hoffman boasts a physique of labor that has been praised through readers and critics from the very starting. This assortment comprises her first novel, plus 3 extra of her notable tales.
Property Of: Hoffman’s debut approximately teenage women in mascara and leather-based and their allure to neighborhood toughs is “a remarkably expected novel, virtually mythic in its cadences” (The long island Times).
The Drowning Season intertwines the tales of 2 girls named Esther: a granddaughter, who yearns to flee the ny shore and the coldness of the relatives matriarch; and her grandmother, who fled her abusive mom and dad in Russia a long time sooner than. This novel “casts the spell of all nice fairy stories. It takes lifestyle and transforms it into fantasy as we watch” (Chicago Sun-Times).
Fortune’s Daughter: a brand new York instances amazing booklet, this luminous novel of a stressed younger visitor and a fortune-teller with a secret's a tribute to the profound mysteries of motherhood and childbirth from a author who, within the phrases of Amy Tan, “takes possible usual lives and shall we us see and believe outstanding things.”
At Risk is a New York Times bestseller that “will go away few dry eyes” (Library Journal). In Eighties the United States, a kinfolk copes with their daughter’s terrifying AIDS diagnosis.
By Diana Gabaldon, Birgitta Assheuer, Argon Verlag
"Es ist viel Zeit vergangen, Sassenach, seit wir eins waren, du und ich..."
Zwanzig Jahre lang hielt Claire ihre große Liebe Jamie Fraser für tot. Nun findet sie heraus, dass er die Schlacht von Culloden überlebt hat. Unterstützt von ihrer Tochter Brianna kehrt sie durch den Steinkreis zu ihm ins 18. Jahrhundert zurück. Aber Jamie hat in all der Zeit sein eigenes Leben geführt, außerdem kämpft er weiterhin für Schottlands Unabhängigkeit. Und so müssen die beiden früher, als ihnen lieb ist, aus dem Hochland fliehen und sich aufmachen zu neuen, fernen Ufern. Doch sie wissen, dass ihre Liebe und ihre Leidenschaft füreinander sie jedes Hindernis überwinden lassen wird.
By Philippa Gregory
All that glitters could be gold within the 3rd ebook within the Order of Darkness sequence from no 1 New York occasions bestselling writer Philippa Gregory.
Tasked to show a coin counterfeiting scheme, Luca and Isolde shuttle to Venice simply in time for Carnival. Amid the mask, events, and pleasure, the romantic allure among the 2 reaches a brand new depth that neither can deny.
Their romance is interrupted via the arriving of the alchemist, who could be the con artist they’ve been trying to find. yet as Luca starts off to enquire the unique cost, the alchemist finds his real goal—he plans to create the Philosopher’s Stone, a magical substance acknowledged to be ready to turning base metals into gold and generating the elixir of life.
With kilos of undocumented gold cash and an assistant who claims to be a long time older than she seems to be, all facts issues to the prospect that the alchemist has succeeded in his activity. yet as Luca and Isolde catch up with to the reality, they realize that fact should be extra sinister than they ever may have imagined.
By Osamu Tezuka
Osamu Tezuka’s vaunted storytelling genius, consummate ability at visible expression, and hot humanity blossom totally in his eight-volume epic of Siddhartha’s existence and occasions. Tezuka evidences his profound clutch of the topic by means of contextualizing the Buddha’s principles; the emphasis is on move, motion, emotion, and clash because the prince Siddhartha runs clear of domestic, travels throughout India, and questions Hindu practices comparable to ascetic self-mutilation and caste oppression. instead of suggest resignation and impassivity, Tezuka’s Buddha predicates enlightenment upon spotting the interconnectedness of lifestyles, having compassion for the ache, and ordering one’s existence sensibly. Philosophical segments are threaded into interpersonal events with ground-breaking visible dynamism by means of an artist who makes yes by no means to lose his readers’ attention.
Tezuka himself was once a humanist instead of a Buddhist, and his magnum opus isn't really an try out at propaganda. Hermann Hesse’s novel or Bertolucci’s movie is similar during this regard; in truth, Tezuka’s method is a bit of irreverent in that it accommodates whatever that Western commentators usually eschew, specifically, humor.
By Frewin Jones
Her future needs to be fulfilled . . .
Ranwen refuses to take orders from anyone—even the Shining Ones, the traditional gods whose energy is feared through the land. they need her as their selected One, destined to avoid wasting her nation from the Saxons. yet Branwen doubts she's really able to be a leader.
Then a messenger from the skies indicates her a imaginative and prescient of a bleak and violent future—a destiny within which Branwen has deserted her future, and people most valuable to her undergo unspeakable horrors. there is a blurry line among sturdy and evil, and people Branwen trusts the main are in a position to the best betrayal. The Shining Ones have spoken. Will Branwen resolution their call?
By Paula Fox
In the future, thirteen-year-old jessie Bollier is incomes pennies enjoying his fife at the docks of latest Orleans; the following, he's abducted and thrown aboard a slave send, the place his task is to supply song whereas shackled slaves "dance" to maintain their muscular tissues robust and their our bodies ecocnomic. because the never-ending voyage keeps, Jessie grows more and more sickened by way of the greed, brutality, and inhumanity of the slave exchange, yet not anything prepares him for the last word horror he'll witness sooner than his nightmare ends -- a horror that may swap his lifestyles eternally.
By Mary Lindsey
An exhilarating debut tale of dying, love, future, and danger
Lenzi hears voices and has visions - gravestones, floods, a boy with metal grey eyes. Her boyfriend, Zak, can not help, and every little thing retains getting louder and extra excessive. Then Lenzi meets Alden, the boy from her desires, who unearths that she's a reincarnated Speaker - an individual who can seek advice from and aid misplaced souls - and that he has been her Protector for hundreds of years.
Now Lenzi needs to choose from her existence with Zak and the existence she is destined to steer with Alden. yet time is operating out: a malevolent spirit is out to damage Lenzi, and he'll kill her if she does not come to a decision quickly.
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