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Reinbou (Spanish Edition) by Pedro Cabiya

By Pedro Cabiya

los angeles novela que inspiró los angeles película protagonizada por Nashla Bogaert.

La febril y fecunda imaginación de un niño en el Santo Domingo de los años setenta posee l. a. poderosa virtud de transformar su entorno de manera vertiginosa. Las pequeñas revoluciones que desata en el barrio donde vive van deshilvanando intrigas de l. a. Guerra Civil de 1965 —ocurrida apenas diez años atrás— y sus derivas en l. a. sociedad dominicana del tercer milenio. Armado del singular estilo que lo caracteriza entre los narradores del continente, Pedro Cabiya nos sorprende con un verdadero competition de personajes memorables, al tiempo que anuda una trama tan espectacular como conmovedora, apropiándose de los angeles memoria histórica con los angeles gracia e ironía de los grandes maestros.

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Ketchikan or Bust (Tom's Adventures in Alaska Book 3) by Matthew Green,Kristeena Smith

By Matthew Green,Kristeena Smith

It’s time for a holiday so Tom comes to a decision that an event on mainland Alaska is so as. Swan joins him and so they head throughout Alaska and British Columbia towards Ketchikan on an previous motorbike. It’s an attractive journey to absorb the fall, specifically with the frosty nights and a scorching better half. Their holiday is stuffed with pride and wonderment as Tom and Swan discover their new love and notice the attractions of Alaska. They meet a few attention-grabbing characters on their journey and Swan proves to be an fascinating personality all on her personal; oh, to be so jam-packed with lust. the tale is rather like Alaska - severe, soft, humorous, and genuine. grownup language and content!

47965 phrases, paperback 242 pages.

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West Virginia by Joe Halstead

By Joe Halstead

When Jamie Paddock learns of his father's suicide, stories of his formative years in West Virginia come roaring again. one of many few humans in his city to ever make it out, Jamie’s residing in manhattan urban now, constructing advertising movies for YouTube, suffering to put in writing and partying much — all whereas suppressing the accessory that provides him away. Spurred by way of a creative interest surrounding his silent and personal father, Jamie is going domestic, staying along with his disabled mom and sister of their trailer, with ease positioned among Walmarts. consistently poorer than the neighborhood coal miners, Jamie's relations is determined by welfare, however it is the secret of his father’s suicide that might aid outline Jamie’s identification and doubtless make a decision even if he leaves West Virginia for good.

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Passion Play: A Novel by W. Edward Blain

By W. Edward Blain

Set within the insular, genteel global of an all-boys prep institution, this stressful and electrifying Edgar-nominated vintage surrounding an all-too-deadly construction of Othello is now again in print.

In ny urban, a tender guy is located murdered in a dingy occasions sq. intercourse theater—his neck gruesomely snapped—and the single clue is a torn receipt from the Montpelier tuition for Boys bookstore.

Christmas holiday is simply a number of weeks away while Montpelier scholar Russell Phillips fetches up useless. Headmaster Lane, who prefer to view Phillips’s loss of life as a suicide, makes a decision to maintain the college open for the rest of the time period. yet because the nights develop longer and colder—and extra corpses start to floor in reference to the rehearsals for Othello, the wintry weather play—it turns into all too transparent that the scholars and college are being stalked by way of a funky and calculating killer.

The neighborhood police and college directors locate themselves out in their intensity. however, many people’s suspicions start to specialize in a unmarried suspect—until he, too, turns up dead.

A gripping journey de strength that brilliantly makes use of an remoted boarding institution campus because the atmosphere for this propulsive secret, Passion Play will hold the reader guessing until eventually the ultimate act.

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Earning the Laundry Stripes by Manreet Sodhi Someshwar

By Manreet Sodhi Someshwar

"An relaxing story of a sassy girl's headlong race up the company ladder" - India this day, South Asia's biggest promoting information weekly

"Goats, bogs and gender politics, inside a boardroom and the dust partitions of a hut - incomes the Laundry Stripes strings this jointly to solve greater than only a woman’s trip of self-discovery" - DNA

"A whodunit, encouraged by way of barmy days of commute atop detergent baggage throughout the Indian hinterland" Hindustan Times

Marked by means of the zeitgeist of a altering India, the most important customer items corporation within the state, HLL, makes a decision to recruit, for the 1st time, girls zone revenues Managers. input Noor Bhalla. within the grind of a saleswoman’s lifestyles she finds a madcap international the place the retail beat hides an international of instant-adoption (every shopkeeper is purpose on claiming her as sister or daughter), a grizzled goat is a bus significant other, a Schwarzneger-idolizing Distributor indicates indignation through erupting into one-armed push-ups, and matrimonial suggestion comes free of charge from colleagues and consumers. One regimen morning Noor is molested via a roadside Romeo - she can provide him a legitimate walloping. Days later, a twilight knock on Noor's door, and he or she discovers a Policeman. the fellow she beat up, he informs, is severely ailing in sanatorium. From that day Noor's existence takes a flip because the possibility of a potential penal complex sentence haunts her. As she struggles to effectively accomplish a 12 months of educating that takes her throughout India, she makes an attempt to outsmart an more and more avaricious Policeman. the sport of conceal & search involves a finale whilst the Poilceman tracks her all the way down to Bombay. Noor Bhalla has just one card left to play - it could possibly convey her, or do her in.

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Export A: Roman (German Edition) by Lisa Kränzler

By Lisa Kränzler

In Kanada, diesem für sie fremden Land, muss sich Lisa Kerz in das Highschool-Leben mit seinen neuen Regeln und Hierarchien einfügen. Und sie ist hin- und hergerissen zwischen den Extremen: auf der einen Seite das aufregende Neue, die Stoner, verlorene Jungs, die sie kennenlernt und mit denen sie schließlich in eine Wohngemeinschaft zieht - mit Punkrock, Drogen, Alkohol, starvation und Zärtlichkeit. Auf der anderen Seite stehen die sonntäglichen Kirchenbesuche mit der Schwester, mit Predigten, die einer ausgeklügelten Choreografie folgen und angefüllt sind von Gottesliebe, aber auch von Warnungen vor dem Teufel und dem Bösen - und die unbedingte christliche Demut und Enthaltsamkeit verlangen. Lisa droht, zwischen der Angst vor der ewigen Verdammnis und ihrem wilden Leben zerrieben zu werden. Als sei das noch nicht genug, geschieht Lisa etwas Unsagbares, das alles verändern wird, und sie lädt eine Schuld auf sich, die sie ihr ganzes Leben begleiten wird.

In Rückblenden und mit feinsinniger Montagetechnik erzählt Lisa Kränzler in einer wunderbaren Sprache vor der Folie einer in Eis und Kälte erstarrten Landschaft, die Isolation bedeutet, von Einsamkeit und Erwachsenwerden, von Ekstase und Schuld. Ein packender Debütroman!

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The Canyon: A Novel by Stanley Crawford

By Stanley Crawford

Scotty’s kin owns a resort close to their silver mine within the Colorado Rockies. Summers on the hotel are idyllic for Scotty and his cousin Mickey. The grown-ups are facing the problems of industrial and grownup disorder, however the boys are extra drawn to the problems of puberty, specifically whilst Rosalind, the teenage daughter of relations pals, is available. To learn this quiet, wealthy evocation of adolescent watchfulness is to event what it truly is wish to be fourteen years outdated, watching for anything to take place, conscious of every thing yet oblivious to as a lot of it as attainable. Readers might be reminded of such sleek masters as William Maxwell and John Updike.

About the Author
Stanley Crawford is additionally the writer of Petroleum guy and 4 different novels, in addition to 3 books of nonfiction released by means of the collage of recent Mexico Press: Mayordomo: Chronicle of an Acequia in Northern New Mexico, A Garlic testomony: Seasons on a Small New Mexico Farm, and The River in iciness: New and chosen Essays. He lives in northern New Mexico.

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The Emerald Amulet by J.P. Cunningham

By J.P. Cunningham

Amid the secret of Colombia’s dense woodland, boys locate that existence may be way more difficult than it kind of feels. Eduardo is the son of a maid engaged on the property of a filthy rich Irish immigrant. The property owner’s son and Eduardo frequently play jointly. sooner or later, enjoying within the wooded area, they find a cave the place an previous girl offers an emerald amulet and explains its mystical powers. After an unlucky twist of fate, Eduardo survives the opposite boy and learns that the protecting powers of the amulet are either his birthright and his shield.

Throughout his younger lifestyles, Eduardo struggles to find what he's intended to be and do.
Supported by way of the landlord of the property, he attends a school and prepares for a lifetime of luck and wealth. Later he makes a decision that his love of studying is extra very important than pursuit of cash and gear. greater than as soon as, he faces life-threatening events the place the protecting energy of the amulet saves his existence. alongside the best way, he learns how tough a few judgements may be, specifically while one person’s existence needs to be weighed opposed to another’s.

The writer J.P. Cunningham weaves a story the place magic and fact combination, leaving the reader to ask yourself the place one global starts and the opposite ends. The Emerald Amulet is, specifically, a love story…a tale in regards to the dependable loyalty of 1 younger guy to these he loves most.

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Levin's God by Roger Wells

By Roger Wells

Levins God is an epic novel of the 70s. Levin Hoffman is lead singer and songwriter in a rock band that has one significant hit. In actual rock-and-roll kind, Levin and his pals embark on a hedonistic vitamin of substances, intercourse and track yet, as they quickly notice, status and fortune has its cost.

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Ignazia (Italian Edition) by Enzo Di Pasquale

By Enzo Di Pasquale

Marettimo, l’ultima delle Egadi, con le sue notti avvolte nel silenzio rotto solo dalle onde che schiaffeggiano los angeles costa. In una comunità che vive della pesca del tonno, nel 1900 nasce Ignazia.
Dopo pochi anni il padre s’imbarca in keeping with l’America in cerca di fortuna, si risposa e si arricchisce. los angeles bambina intanto cresce e con innata vitalità e misteriosa saggezza anima los angeles vita dell’isola. Osservando le iscrizioni sulle lapidi impara a scrivere, divora i libri della sacrestia, calcola direzione e velocità delle correnti marine. Tiene l. a. corrispondenza con i mariti oltreoceano, istruisce i bambini e con fare quasi magico risolve contrasti familiari. Fin quando dall’America arriva l’eredità del padre e con essa, finalmente, una scuola in step with i marettimari. E un bel giorno, sull’isola, approda anche un maestro che escogita in keeping with i suoi quattro alunni un nuovo gioco: una bottiglia, lanciata in mare con un messaggio in keeping with i bambini di un’isola sconosciuta, ritorna sempre indietro con una risposta. È l. a. scoperta di un mondo oltre Marettimo. Come un folletto benevolo Ignazia continua a tessere trame incantate in line with il suo piccolo regno, finché il destino los angeles riconsegna, secondo un’usanza del luogo, alle acque dell’isola. Scandita dalla vita del mare, dall’eco degli eventi del continente e del nuovo mondo – il passaggio della cometa di Halley, los angeles guerra, lo sbarco sulla luna – questa storia intreccia personaggi fiabeschi e reali, ancorati a una terra aspra che evoca los angeles nostalgia propria delle cose lontane, perdute.

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