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Ex-mas

By Kate Brian
  • ISBN Code: : 9781416996903
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 224
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
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 Two Exes. One holiday adventure. Merry Ex-Mas? Seventeen-year-old Lila Beckwith's parents just left for vacation, and Lila's all set to throw the holiday party of the season. But when her Christmas-obsessed little brother, Cooper, discovers that global warming is melting the North Pole, he and his best friend, Tyler, take off on a runaway mission to save Santa. Lila has to get Cooper safely home before her parents get back on Christmas Eve. But the only person who can help her is Tyler's older brother, Beau -- a.k.a. Lila's musician, anti-everything ex-boyfriend. It'll take more than a Christmas miracle for Lila and Beau to overcome their differences and find their fugitive brothers. But could a journey destined for disaster help these polar opposites fall in love...all over again?

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An exploration of the phenomenon of the caudillo figure in Latin American politics and the rise of populism through the modern histories of the continent.

The Book Thief

By Markus Zusak
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  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Book Code : 0307433846
  • Total of Pages : 592
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 295
  • Pdf File: the-book-thief.pdf

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE’S 100 BEST YA BOOKS OF ALL TIME The extraordinary, beloved novel about the ability of books to feed the soul even in the darkest of times. When Death has a story to tell, you listen. It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resist–books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement. In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak, author of I Am the Messenger, has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time. “The kind of book that can be life-changing.” —The New York Times “Deserves a place on the same shelf with The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank.” —USA Today DON’T MISS BRIDGE OF CLAY, MARKUS ZUSAK’S FIRST NOVEL SINCE THE BOOK THIEF.

The Wife Between Us

By Greer Hendricks,Sarah Pekkanen
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  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Book Code : 125013093X
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 415
  • Pdf File: the-wife-between-us.pdf

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The instant New York Times Bestseller (January 2018)! "A fiendishly smart cat-and-mouse thriller" —New York Times Book Review "Buckle up, because you won't be able to put this one down." —Glamour "Jaw dropping. Unforgettable. Shocking." —Publishers Weekly (starred review) "The best domestic suspense novel since Gone Girl." —In Touch Weekly When you read this book, you will make many assumptions. You will assume you are reading about a jealous ex-wife. You will assume she is obsessed with her replacement – a beautiful, younger woman who is about to marry the man they both love. You will assume you know the anatomy of this tangled love triangle. Assume nothing. Twisted and deliciously chilling, Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen's The Wife Between Us exposes the secret complexities of an enviable marriage - and the dangerous truths we ignore in the name of love. Read between the lies. A 2018 Indie Next Pick | One of Glamour Magazine's Best Books of 2018 | One of Hello Giggles' 19 Books We Can't Wait to Read in 2018 Praise for The Wife Between Us: "Fiendishly clever...in the vein of Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train. This one will keep you guessing." —Anita Shreve, New York Times bestselling author of The Stars are Fire “A clever thriller with masterful twists.” – Karin Slaughter, New York Times bestselling author of The Kept Woman "The Wife Between Us delivers a whip smart, twisty plot in a taut, pacy narrative. It's terrific and troubling. This is one scary love triangle where you won't know who to trust. I loved it." –Gilly Macmillan, New York Times bestselling author of What She Knew "A twisty, mind-bending novel about marriage and betrayal. A gripping plot and fascinating characters; this book will keep you turning the pages and guessing until the very end. A must-read!" –Lauren Weisberger, New York Times bestselling author of The Devil Wears Prada “This amazing story gallops along at breakneck speed, with an ending that smacks you between the eyes and takes your breath away. These authors are destined to become trail blazers in the field of psychological suspense books that explode in your hands!” —Nancy Simpson-Brice, Book Vault “Like a house of mirrors, The Wife Between Us kept me guessing around every corner, delving into the complexities of marriage, friendship, and obsession.” —Javier Ramirez, The Book Table

HighTide Plays: 1

By Beth Steel,Harry Melling,Dan LeFranc,Anders Lustgarten
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Book Code : 135000197X
  • Total of Pages : 312
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Members : 262
  • Pdf File: hightide-plays.pdf

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HighTide Theatre Festival was founded in 2006 and has since become one of the most prolific homes of new writing. It has been described by the Telegraph as "one of the little gems of the artistic calendar in Britain" and by the Daily Mail as "famous for championing emerging playwrights and contemporary theatre". 2016 marks ten years of HighTide, during which time numerous emerging playwrights and new plays have shot to prominence. This anniversary volume brings together four of the key plays that have come out of HighTide Theatre Festival's programme during this time: Ditch by Beth Steel is a clear-eyed look at how we might behave when the conveniences of our civilisation are taken away, and a frightening vision of a future that could all too easily be ours. peddling by Harry Melling is a poetic monologue about a young homeless man, which confronts whether it's a good thing to turn a blind eye and let people get on with their lives, or whether that's exactly how people fall through the cracks. The Big Meal by American writer Dan LeFranc is a deeply comic and touching drama that looks at love, marriage, raising children and the general onslaught of life. Lampedusa by Anders Lustgarten follows the day-to-day life of those whose job it is to enforce our harsh new rules on immigration: an Italian coastguard and a payday lender from Leeds. All now established in their own right, these four plays demonstrate HighTide's extraordinary role in identifying and nurturing writers tackling some of the biggest issues of today. The volume was published to coincide with HighTide's 10th annual festival in September 2016 and features an introduction by HighTide Artistic Director, Steven Atkinson.

Christmas Letters

By Debbie Macomber,Sheila Roberts
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  • Publisher : MIRA
  • Book Code : 1488095817
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 922
  • Pdf File: christmas-letters.pdf

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Rediscover Christmas on Blossom Street in this classic holiday romance from #1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber. Katherine O’Connor adores her five-year-old twin nieces—and objects to her sister’s plans to dispense with Christmas. While Katherine spends her days at a cozy café, writing Christmas letters for other people, her sister is following the theories of child psychologist and author Wynn Jeffries, who is also, as it happens, Katherine’s neighbor. She is particularly horrified by his edict to “bury Santa under the sleigh,” and she’s out to prove that Wynn and his ideas are full of…snow. He’s not going to ruin her nieces’ Christmas! Too bad the guy’s so darned attractive… As the days—and nights—move closer to Christmas, Katherine and Wynn both discover that love means accepting your differences. And Christmas is about the things you share… Originally published in 2006 Plus, enjoy this FREE fan-favorite bonus story from bestselling author Sheila Roberts about three friends, three wishes and one special Christmas! When three friends visit a shopping-mall Santa on a lark, he’s full of mysterious predictions about the thing they’re all wishing for: the perfect man. Riley Erickson’s fiancé turned out to be a dud, but Santa says that she’s soon going to meet her ideal man in a memorable way. And he predicts that a new man is about to come into Jo’s life. What on earth does that mean? She’s pregnant and already has her hands full with the perfectly stubborn husband she’s got. Meanwhile Noel has given up completely on ever finding her perfect match. But apparently, she’s going to get a good man to go with that house she’s trying desperately to buy. These friends are about to discover that Christmas wishes can come true, because in spite of romantic setbacks and derailed dreams, this truly is the most wonderful time of the year! Originally published in 2016

Holding Up the Sky

By Valerie Losell
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  • Publisher : FriesenPress
  • Book Code : 1525526154
  • Total of Pages : 117
  • Category : Poetry
  • Members : 539
  • Pdf File: holding-up-the-sky.pdf

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Which comes first for you? Words or pictures? In this anthology of paintings and their poems, the artist and poet, Valerie Losell invites you to start with either and enhance your enjoyment of both. Her watercolours and pastels and the poems that deepen their meaning will challenge you to see the world with sometimes a little more "honey," sometimes more "vinegar." Holding Up The Sky celebrates moments of dignity in our human journey, reminds us of our profound bonds with the natural world and our duty to it as our home. These paintings and their poems will inspire and delight you.

New Trends in Cancer for the 21st Century

By Antonio Llombart-Bosch,José A. López-Guerrero,Vicente Felipo
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Book Code : 1402051336
  • Total of Pages : 396
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 943
  • Pdf File: new-trends-in-cancer-for-the-21st-century.pdf

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This volume contains the lectures held at the International Symposium on Cancer "New Trends in Cancer for the 21st Century". Fundamental researchers, politicians and representatives from patient coalitions share their knowledge and interests as well as their concerns and experiences. Not only do these papers provide state-of-the-art information on cancer, they are also an opportunity to look at the problem from different points of view.

Sheila Roberts Life in Icicle Falls Series Books 1-3

By Sheila Roberts
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  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Book Code : 1459291913
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 296
  • Pdf File: sheila-roberts-life-in-icicle-falls-series-books-1-3.pdf

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Join bestselling author Sheila Roberts in the town of Icicle Falls, where life's fullof surprises, and happiness is just around the corner! The first three books in her popular Life in Icicle Falls series: Sweet Dreams on Center Street (Previously publishedas Better Than Chocolate) Sweet Dreams Chocolate Company has been in the Sterling familyfor generations, ever since Great-Grandma Rose literally dreamed up her first fabulousrecipe. But now it looks as if they're about to lose Sweet Dreams to the bank. CanSamantha, the oldest daughter and new head of the company, come up with a way to save it?Events seem to be conspiring against her and to make matters worse, the company's fate isin the hands of her archenemy, Blake Preston, the bank manager with the football-hero goodlooks. It's enough to drive her to chocolate. But Blake's also enough to convince her thatthere's something even better than chocolate. Merry Ex-Mas Cass Wilkes has been looking forward to her daughter Danielle's Christmaswedding—until Dani announces that she wants her father, Cass's ex, to walk her down theaisle. Seriously? Not only that; he, his trophy wife and their yappy little dog will bestaying with Cass… Meanwhile, her friend Charlene Albach arrives at their weekly chick-flick night in shock.She's just seen the ghost of Christmas past: her ex-husband, Richard, who left a year agowhen he ran off with the hostess from her restaurant. Now the hostess is history, and hewants to kiss and make up. Hide the mistletoe! And bring out the hot buttered rum, because the holidays aren't easy for Ella O'Brien,either. Ella, newly divorced, is still sharing the house with her ex while they wait forthe place to sell. The love is gone. Or is it? Romance on Mountain View Road (Previously published as What She Wants) Jonathan Templar and his poker buddies can't figure women out. When Jonathan stumbles on a romance novel atthe Icicle Falls library sale, he knows he's found the love expert he's been seeking —Vanessa Valentine, top-selling romance author. At first his buddies laugh at him forreading romance novels, but soon they, too, realize that these stories are the world'sbest textbooks on love. Poker night becomes book club night…and when all is read and done,they're going to be the kind of men women want!

Kicked Out

By Beth Goobie
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  • Publisher : Orca Book Publishers
  • Book Code : 1554696577
  • Total of Pages : 112
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 687
  • Pdf File: kicked-out.pdf

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Dime is fifteen and angry all the time. Her parents don't like the way she dresses, her boyfriend, her attitude. Her older brother Darren was paralyzed in an accident she walked away from, and Dime is sure her parents wish she were the one in the wheelchair. When the fights and accusations finally become too much, Dime moves in with her brother. At first she is overjoyed with the change of scenery and lack of parental control. But when her troubles follow her she finds that maybe it isn't everyone else who is the problem, and realizes that she has to start taking some responsibility for her actions. Also available in Spanish.

Gun Trader's Guide, Forty-First Edition

By Robert A. Sadowski
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1510748156
  • Total of Pages : 608
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Members : 337
  • Pdf File: gun-trader-s-guide-forty-first-edition.pdf

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The one-stop guide to buying collectible firearms, with more than two million copies sold! If you are seeking a comprehensive reference for collectible gun values, the Gun Trader’s Guide is the only book you need. For more than half a century, this guide has been the standard reference for collectors, curators, dealers, shooters, and gun enthusiasts. Updated annually, it remains the definitive source for making informed decisions on used firearms purchases. Included are extensive listings for handguns, shotguns, and rifles from some of the most popular manufacturers, including Beretta, Browning, Colt, Remington, Savage, Smith & Wesson, Winchester, and many more. This forty-first edition boasts dozens of new entries since last year’s edition and includes a complete index and a guide on how to properly and effectively use this book in order to find the market value for your collectible modern firearm. Determine the new prices for any firearm you want to sell or trade, whether its condition is in-box, excellent, or good. With new introductory materials that every gun collector and potential buyer should read, this book is the ultimate guide to purchasing classic or discontinued firearms. No matter what kind of modern firearm you own or collect, the Gun Trader’s Guide should remain close at hand.

Definiteness Effects

By Susann Fischer,Tanja Kupisch,Esther Rinke
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  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Book Code : 1443898007
  • Total of Pages : 475
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Members : 878
  • Pdf File: definiteness-effects.pdf

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This volume explores in detail the empirical and conceptual content of the definiteness effect in grammar. It brings together a variety of relevant observations from a typological, diachronic and a bilingual/second language acquisition perspective, and provides a general overview of different approaches concerned with the syntactic, morphological, semantic, and pragmatic properties of the Definiteness Effect in a series of European and non-European languages.