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La Quatrième Loi de Kanaloa

By Johan Twiss
  • ISBN Code: : 1547552735
  • Publisher : Babelcube Inc.
  • Pages : 66
  • Category : Fiction
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En quête d'une vie meilleure, une chanteuse de jazz trouve refuge sur l'île paradisiaque d'Oahu, dans les environs de Pearl Harbor. Mais son monde change à jamais lorsque les forces armées japonaises passent à l'attaque, et qu'un mystérieux personnage émerge des eaux pour la sauver.

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  • Book Code : 1524767085
  • Total of Pages : 448
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 304
  • Pdf File: ash-princess.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The first book in the New York Times bestselling series "made for fans of Victoria Aveyard and Sabaa Tahir" (Bustle), Ash Princess is an epic new fantasy about a throne cruelly stolen and a girl who must fight to take it back for her people. Theodosia was six when her country was invaded and her mother, the Fire Queen, was murdered before her eyes. On that day, the Kaiser took Theodosia's family, her land, and her name. Theo was crowned Ash Princess--a title of shame to bear in her new life as a prisoner. For ten years Theo has been a captive in her own palace. She's endured the relentless abuse and ridicule of the Kaiser and his court. She is powerless, surviving in her new world only by burying the girl she was deep inside. Then, one night, the Kaiser forces her to do the unthinkable. With blood on her hands and all hope of reclaiming her throne lost, she realizes that surviving is no longer enough. But she does have a weapon: her mind is sharper than any sword. And power isn't always won on the battlefield. For ten years, the Ash Princess has seen her land pillaged and her people enslaved. That all ends here. "Sure to be one of the summer's most talked about YAs. . . . A darkly enchanting page-turner you won't be able to put down."-Bustle

The Great Alone

By Kristin Hannah
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Book Code : 125016561X
  • Total of Pages : 464
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 780
  • Pdf File: the-great-alone.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In Kristin Hannah’s The Great Alone, a desperate family seeks a new beginning in the near-isolated wilderness of Alaska only to find that their unpredictable environment is less threatening than the erratic behavior found in human nature. #1 New York Times Instant Bestseller (February 2018) A People “Book of the Week” Buzzfeed’s “Most Anticipated Women’s Fiction Reads of 2018” Seattle Times’s “Books to Look Forward to in 2018” Alaska, 1974. Ernt Allbright came home from the Vietnam War a changed and volatile man. When he loses yet another job, he makes the impulsive decision to move his wife and daughter north where they will live off the grid in America’s last true frontier. Cora will do anything for the man she loves, even if means following him into the unknown. Thirteen-year-old Leni, caught in the riptide of her parents’ passionate, stormy relationship, has little choice but to go along, daring to hope this new land promises her family a better future. In a wild, remote corner of Alaska, the Allbrights find a fiercely independent community of strong men and even stronger women. The long, sunlit days and the generosity of the locals make up for the newcomers’ lack of preparation and dwindling resources. But as winter approaches and darkness descends, Ernt’s fragile mental state deteriorates. Soon the perils outside pale in comparison to threats from within. In their small cabin, covered in snow, blanketed in eighteen hours of night, Leni and her mother learn the terrible truth: they are on their own.

The Enemy

By Charlie Higson
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Book Code : 0141931841
  • Total of Pages : 432
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 379
  • Pdf File: the-enemy.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The first unputdownable adventure story in this phenomenal series, from the author of the bestselling Young Bond series and award-winning comedy writer and performer (The Fast Show, Down the Line), Charlie Higson. They'll chase you. They'll rip you open. They'll feed on you . . . When the sickness came, every parent, policeman, politician - every adult - fell ill. The lucky ones died. The others are crazed, confused and hungry. Only children under fourteen remain, and they're fighting to survive. Now there are rumours of a safe place to hide. And so a gang of children begin their quest across London, where all through the city - down alleyways, in deserted houses, underground - the grown-ups lie in wait. But can they make it there - alive?

Dangerous Girls

By R.L. Stine
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Book Code : 0061903043
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 461
  • Pdf File: dangerous-girls.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Destiny Weller and her twin sister, Livvy, return from their summer vacation with an overpowering thirst –– an inhuman desire to drink blood. Have they turned into vampires? How will they keep their horrifying secret from their family and friends? And can they find a way to become human again ... before it's too late?

Nailbiter #18

By Joshua Williamson
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Image Comics
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 32
  • Category : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Members : 856
  • Pdf File: nailbiter-18.pdf

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There is a new serial killer in Georgia and catching it might mean selling your soul to the Devil.

Death and the Virgin Queen

By Chris Skidmore
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Book Code : 9781429989572
  • Total of Pages : 448
  • Category : History
  • Members : 958
  • Pdf File: death-and-the-virgin-queen.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In the tradition of Alison Weir's New York Times bestselling Mary, Queen of Scots and the Murder of Lord Darnley, comes the most sensational crime story of Tudor England. On the morning of September 8, 1560, at the isolated manor of Cunmor place, the body of a young woman was found at the bottom of a staircase, her neck broken. But this was no ordinary death. Amy Robsart was the wife of Elizabeth I's great favorite, Robert Dudley, the man who many believed she would marry, were he free. Immediately people suspected foul play and Elizabeth's own reputation was in danger of serious damage. Many felt she might even lose her throne. An inquest was begun, witnesses called, and ultimately a verdict of death by accident was reached. But the mystery refused to die and cast a long shadow over Elizabeth's reign. Using recently discovered forensic evidence from the original investigation, Skidmore is able to put an end to centuries of speculation as to the true causes of Robsart's death. This is the story of a treacherous period in Elizabeth's life: a tale of love, death, and tragedy, exploring the dramatic early life of England's Virgin Queen.

British Literature of World War I, Volume 5

By Andrew Maunder,Angela K Smith,Jane Potter,Trudi Tate
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1351222139
  • Total of Pages : 366
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 560
  • Pdf File: british-literature-of-world-war-i-volume-5.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Given the popular and scholarly interest in the First World War it is surprising how little contemporary literary work is available. This five-volume reset edition aims to redress this balance, making available an extensive collection of newly-edited short stories, novels and plays from 1914–19.

The One Year Chronological Bible NLT

By Tyndale
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
  • Book Code : 9781414361628
  • Total of Pages : 1728
  • Category : Bibles
  • Members : 669
  • Pdf File: the-one-year-chronological-bible-nlt.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The One Year Chronological Bible is ideal for anyone who wants to take a fresh look at the Bible by reading it in the order the events actually happened. You can read the entire Bible in as little as 15 minutes a day with this One Year Bible, the best selling daily reading Bible brand. This edition features the clear and understandable New Living Translation.

Courtlight Series Boxed Set (4-6) by Terah Edun

By Terah Edun
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Terah Edun Publishing
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 800
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 858
  • Pdf File: courtlight-series-boxed-set.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Did you know the first boxed set is FREE? -> terahedun.com/grab The sequel set to the wildly popular first Courtlight Series Boxed Set (Books 1-3), the start of a fantasy series that every fan of Throne of Glass and the Selection series needs to read! This three-novel boxed set continues the adventures of Ciardis Weathervane, a girl with no future, and Sebastian Algardis, the prince heir she loves. Ciardis and Sebastian were never meant to break the chains binding his powers or upend the imperial courts, now they're ready to shatter an empire. This boxed set contains the second set of three books in the Courtlight series. Sworn To Secrecy Ciardis has returned to the heart of the imperial courts. With her friends by her side, she must unite humans and nobility in one common cause - the fight to prevent a war. Sworn To Defiance An imposter sits the throne of Algardis and dark times are ahead for Ciardis Weathervane. Bickering between the members of her triad are threatening to consume her every waking moment, that is until a mission to start a revolution lands in her lap. Sworn To Ascension With the help of a sarcastic seer, Ciardis is traveling to the ancient city of Kifar. A city which holds more than a device capable of stopping a god. It is the home of a wyvern ready to burn them all to the ground. You'll never find a set of books more exhilarating than the Courtlight series, its time for your next fix in the fantasy world that has readers riveted! Keywords: Courtlight series, fantasy, royals, romance, boxed set, Ciardis Weathervane, dragons, magic, empires, thrones, queens, ebooks, princes, princess, imperial courts, nobility, teen, YA, young adult, epic reads, love, fairy tales, crown, happily ever after, coming of age, mages, kids, middle grade, hearts, collection, romantic, box set, series, engagement, kingdom, action, adventure, betrothed, swords, sorcery.

Historical Background of Wang Yang-ming's Philosophy of Mind

By Ping Dong
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Book Code : 981153036X
  • Total of Pages : 199
  • Category : Electronic books
  • Members : 492
  • Pdf File: historical-background-of-wang-yang-ming-s-philosophy-of-mind.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This open access book offers comprehensive information on Wang Yang-ming's life, helping readers identify and grasp the foundations on which his philosophy was established. Though a great man, Wang had an extremely difficult life, full of many hardships. Based on various official histories, Wang's own writings, and his disciples' records, the book explores the legendary life of this ancient philosopher, who not only diligently pursued his objective of living as a sage, but also persistently sought the ideal state of a sage in ideology. The author also shares his own interpretations of the main aspects of Wang's philosophy using simple and straightforward language. This book will help readers understand and appreciate Wang Yang-ming's extraordinary life, his generous mind, deep thoughts and bright personality, inspiring them to pursue enriching lives. It offers a unique and insightful work for undergraduate students and all others interested in Wang's philosophy and life story.--

The One Year Bible NLT

By Tyndale
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
  • Book Code : 1414340885
  • Total of Pages : 1424
  • Category : Bibles
  • Members : 981
  • Pdf File: the-one-year-bible-nlt.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The One Year Bible, which helps you read the entire Bible in one year in as little as 15 minutes a day, has a fresh, new look. The One Year Bible guides readers through God’s Word with daily readings from the Old Testament, New Testament, Psalms, and Proverbs. This edition features the clear and understandable New Living Translation.