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West of Here

By Jonathan Evison
  • ISBN Code: : 161620124X
  • Publisher : Algonquin Books
  • Pages : 513
  • Category : Fiction
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  • Pdf : west-of-here.pdf

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At the foot of the Elwha River, the muddy outpost of Port Bonita is about to boom, fueled by a ragtag band of dizzyingly disparate men and women unified only in their visions of a more prosperous future. A failed accountant by the name of Ethan Thornburgh has just arrived in Port Bonita to reclaim the woman he loves and start a family. Ethan’s obsession with a brighter future impels the damming of the mighty Elwha to harness its power and put Port Bonita on the map. More than a century later, his great-great grandson, a middle manager at a failing fish- packing plant, is destined to oversee the undoing of that vision, as the great Thornburgh dam is marked for demolition, having blocked the very lifeline that could have sustained the town. West of Here is a grand and playful odyssey, a multilayered saga of destiny and greed, adventure and passion, that chronicles the life of one small town, turning America’s history into myth, and myth into a nation’s shared experience.

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  • Pdf File: the-trees.pdf

Book Short Summary:

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.

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Pretty Books - Painted Editions)

By L. Frank Baum
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Harper Muse
  • Book Code : 140160420X
  • Total of Pages : 176
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 717
  • Pdf File: the-wonderful-wizard-of-oz.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This beloved classic tale is now available in an exclusive collector's edition, featuring beautiful cover art from artist Laci Fowler and decorative interior pages, making it ideal for fiction lovers and book collectors alike. Delighting readers for more than 120 years, this time-honored classic is now available as an exclusive collector's edition. Whether you're buying it as a gift or for yourself, this remarkable edition features: A beautiful, high-end hardcover featuring Laci Fowler's distinctive hand-painted art Decorative interior pages featuring pull quotes throughout Matching ribbon marker and gold page edges Part of a 4-volume collection including Frankenstein, The Great Gatsby, and The Return of Sherlock Holmes The Wonderful Wizard of Oz follows Kansas farmgirl Dorothy Gale and her dog Toto as a violent cyclone transports them to a faraway magical place called Oz, land of the Munchkins and witches. To make it home, Dorothy dons her famous slippers and must follow the Yellow Brick Road to seek help from the Great Wizard in the Emerald City. Soon she is joined by the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, and the Cowardly Lion, each on his own unique quest for a better self. Exploring the time-honored themes of good versus evil, the beauty of friendship, the value of self-sufficiency, and why home is where the heart is, this unique collector's edition presents L. Frank Baum's beloved tale of otherworldly adventures in a giftable new way.

The Seventh Magic

By Brian Rathbone
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  • Publisher : White Wolf Press, LLC
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 825
  • Pdf File: the-seventh-magic.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Power's height approaches... Ancient threats are unleashed on the people of Godsland. A flood of comet light proves too much of a good thing can be deadly. Humanity's endurance and ingenuity will be put to the ultimate test: survival. This epic fantasy series includes: The Dawning of Power trilogy: Call of the Herald (*Free ebook), Inherited Danger, Dragon Ore The Balance of Power trilogy: Regent, Feral, Regal The Artifacts of Power trilogy: The Fifth Magic, Dragonhold, The Seventh Magic Dragon Airways Onin Ascension PRAISE FOR THE WORLD OF GODSLAND EPIC FANTASY SERIES: “I have ripped through the first three books in this series, and I'm hooked.” - Keith Hughes via Goodreads “The story line is easy to follow and is exciting also very consistent through out all of the books.” - Joan Wiffen via Google Play Books “Loved it! Great scope, wonderful characters, and a ripping good yarn! More please!” - Gil Cassier via Google Play Books “A great story with characters that become your friends.” - Gillian Garner via Google Play Books “I've loved the whole series! There is suspense, action, adventure and the characters grab you. Social and moral content to make you think also. Great series.” - Diana Porter via Google Play Books Fans of the following books and series are known to enjoy this epic fantasy series: Dragonlance Chronicles Dragons of Autumn Twilight Dragons of Spring Dawning Dragons of Winter Night Shattered A Ya Urban Fantasy Novel Torn A Ya Urban Fantasy Novel Darkest Designs Dragons of Pern Dragons of Eden Harry Potter A Wrinkle In Time The Chronicles of Narnia Dragons Rioting Game of Thrones Rise of the Dragons A Quest of Heroes Dragonsworn Magic of Recluce The Mallorean The Belgariad The Elenium Shannara Chronicles Sword of Shannara Elfstones of Shannara Magic Tree House Dragonriders of Pern Assassin's Apprentice Fans of the following authors are known to enjoy this young adult fantasy series: JRR Tolkien David Eddings Terry Brooks Glen G. Thater Daniel Arenson L.R.W. Lee Robin Hobb Peter V. Brett C.S. Lewis R.A. Salvatore Joe Abercrombie Morgan Rice Lindsay Buroker Anne McCaffrey Scott Sigler Christopher Paolini J. K. Rowling Brandon Sanderson Taran Matharu Sherrilyn Kenyon Michael J. Sullivan Mark Lawrence Fritz Leiber Conan Patrick Rothfuss Brandon Sanderson Scott Lynch Marion Zimmer Bradley R. Scott Bakker Robert Jordan Brent Weeks Stephen Donaldson Keywords related to this epic fantasy series: Free Paranormal Fantasy Books For Young Adults, Fantasy Omnibus, Top Rated Teen Fantasy Collection With Dragons And Shapeshifters, Dragon Books Free Kids, Free Fantasy Books For Young Adults, Top Rated Books, Dragon Books Free, Young Adult Series , Omnibus Bundle, Young Adult Box Set, Fantasy Box Set, Young Adults Romance Books Free, Dragons Omnibus, Young Adults Free Books, Omnibus Best Books For Kids, Young Adult Omnibus, Epic Fantasy Books Free, Dragon Box Set, Omnibus Set, Free Young Adults Fantasy Books, Epic Fantasy, Free Fantasy Romance Books For Young Adults, Fantasy Bundle, Horse Books For Free, Boxed Set, Ya Fantasy, Omnibus Collection, Epic of Gilgamesh, Dragon Series, Best Rated Omnibus Young Adult Dragon, Boys, Epic Free, Ya Fantasy Books, Girls Omnibus, Dragon Romance Free, Dragons Free Books, Epic Turtle Tales, Free Dragon Books, Top Teens Dragon, Dragon Omnibus, Fantasy Box Sets, Young Adult Bundle And Teen Bundle, Dragons Series, Young Adults Books Free, Dragons Box Set, Free Series Box Sets Fantasy, Young Adults Romance Books

Camping Michigan

By Kevin Revolinski
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Book Code : 1493056670
  • Total of Pages : 264
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Members : 517
  • Pdf File: camping-michigan.pdf

Book Short Summary:

No other campground guidebook focuses solely on the Michigan quite like Kevin Revolinski's. Michigan offers a surprising array of quiet, out-of-the-way parks replete with lakes, rivers, rugged hills, and even rocky cliffs. Fully revised and updated, Camping Michigan opens the door to these places. It includes: Ø Up-to-date trail information and route descriptions Ø Accurate directions to popular as well as less-traveled trails Ø Difficulty ratings for each hike Ø Historical highlights Ø Detailed trail maps Ø Zero-impact camping, and wilderness safety tips and techniques

The Hope

By Patricia Davids
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HQN Books
  • Book Code : 1488054266
  • Total of Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 940
  • Pdf File: the-hope.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Home isn’t just a place… Amish widow Ruth Mast wants nothing to do with the handsome man from her past who just returned to Cedar Grove. Ruth learned the hard way that Owen Mast’s restlessness always causes trouble. But when a little Amish girl appears on Owen’s porch, lost and afraid, Ruth has no choice but to help the man who only ever causes heartbreak… All Owen wanted was to make amends with Ruth and her family. He never imagined that little Grace—or the strange mystery surrounding her—would bring him closer to Ruth. Or that a tender and unexpected attraction would quickly take hold of them both. But even a wandering heart can grow roots…when there is hope for love.

South China Sea

By Jo Winter
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Imray, Laurie, Norie and Wilson Ltd
  • Book Code : 1786791722
  • Total of Pages : 328
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Members : 735
  • Pdf File: south-china-sea.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This first edition of South China Sea is the successor to Stephen Davies and Elaine Morgan's Cruising Guide to Southeast Asia, Volume I (Imray). Building on the earlier work, this new edition has been updated and expanded to include coverage of Cambodia and Taiwan. For the past 12 years, Jo Winter has been cruising these waters in her 45' Island Packet, Brother Wind, and she describes it as one of the most diverse, beautiful, unspoilt and undiscovered sailing areas in the world. The book covers thousands of miles of coastline, a multitude of islands and inland up many of the region's navigable rivers. Along with a comprehensive range of information to help with planning a cruise in this region, the introductory section details weather information, including coverage of typhoons, and also indicates piracy risk areas to be avoided. Sailing directions include small scale area plans to orientate the navigator and larger scale plans to show details of harbours and anchorages. Full colour throughout, the plans and numerous photographs illustrate key features and places. Whether transiting the region or planning a more extended cruise along any of the coastlines bordering the South China Sea, this guide is an essential companion.

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

By Dee Brown
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Book Code : 1453274146
  • Total of Pages : 494
  • Category : History
  • Members : 831
  • Pdf File: bury-my-heart-at-wounded-knee.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The “fascinating” #1 New York Times bestseller that awakened the world to the destruction of American Indians in the nineteenth-century West (The Wall Street Journal). First published in 1970, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee generated shockwaves with its frank and heartbreaking depiction of the systematic annihilation of American Indian tribes across the western frontier. In this nonfiction account, Dee Brown focuses on the betrayals, battles, and massacres suffered by American Indians between 1860 and 1890. He tells of the many tribes and their renowned chiefs—from Geronimo to Red Cloud, Sitting Bull to Crazy Horse—who struggled to combat the destruction of their people and culture. Forcefully written and meticulously researched, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee inspired a generation to take a second look at how the West was won. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Dee Brown including rare photos from the author’s personal collection.

Advance to Victory, 1918

By Michael Stedman
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  • Publisher : Pen and Sword
  • Book Code : 1473811643
  • Total of Pages : 144
  • Category : Nature
  • Members : 202
  • Pdf File: advance-to-victory-1918.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The Battleground series is designed for both the battlefield visitor and the reader at home. For the former, this book is an invaluable guide and each site is described in detail. For everyone there are graphic descriptions of action, often through first-hand accounts, supported by illustrations, diagrams and maps.