Download E-books Have You Seen Marie? (Vintage Contemporaries) PDF

By Sandra Cisneros

Have You noticeable Marie? Showcases the storytelling magic of Sandra Cisneros, cherished writer of The apartment on Mango Street. This lyrically informed, richly illustrated myth for adults is the story of a woman’s seek, within the wake of her mother’s loss of life, for a lacking cat—and a reminder that love, even if it is going off course, doesn't remain misplaced ceaselessly.

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Download E-books The Walk: A Novel PDF

By Richard Paul Evans

The first booklet within the inspiring New York Times bestselling sequence approximately an government who loses every little thing he holds pricey and embarks on a stroll throughout the United States that alterations his existence forever.

What could you do if you happen to misplaced everything—your activity, your place, and the affection of your life—all whilst? whilst it occurs to Seattle advert govt Alan Christoffersen, he’s tempted by means of his darkest recommendations. as a substitute, he makes a decision to take a stroll. yet no longer any usual stroll. Taking with him simply the barest of necessities, Alan leaves in the back of all that he’s recognized and heads for the farthest aspect on his map: Key West, Florida. the folk he encounters alongside the best way, and the teachings they percentage with him, will retailer his life—and encourage yours.

A life-changing trip, either actual and religious, The stroll is the 1st of an unforgettable bestselling sequence of books approximately one man’s look for wish.

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Download E-books The Kite Runner Graphic Novel PDF

By Khaled Hosseini

The perennial bestseller-now to be had as a sensational new image novel.

Since its ebook in 2003, approximately 7 million readers have came upon The Kite Runner. via Khaled Hosseini's terrific writing, a formerly unknown a part of the realm used to be dropped at vibrant lifestyles for readers. Now, during this superbly illustrated photo novel version, Hosseini brings his compelling tale to a brand new new release of readers.

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Download E-books Getting Near to Baby (2000 Newbery Honor Book) PDF

By Audrey Couloumbis

A Southern charmer for fanatics of Newbery Honor ebook Three instances Lucky by means of Sheila Turnage

Audrey Couloumbis's masterful debut novel brings to brain Karen Hesse, Katherine Paterson, and Betsy Byars's The summer time of the Swans—it is a narrative you are going to by no means forget. 

Willa Jo and Little Sister are up at the roof at Aunt Patty’s condominium. Willa Jo went as much as watch the dawn, and Little Sister undefined, like she constantly does. yet by way of mid-morning, they're nonetheless up on that roof, and shortly it’s transparent it wasn’t simply the dawn that introduced them there. 

The difficulty is, coming down could suggest they’d need to clarify, and so they simply can’t locate the words. 

This is a humorous, occasionally heartbreaking, tale approximately sisters, approximately grief, and approximately therapeutic.  Two ladies needs to come to phrases with the loss of life in their child sister, their mother’s unshakable melancholy, and the ridiculously controlling aunt who takes them in and skill good yet simply doesn’t comprehend little ones. Willa Jo has to attempt and make issues correct of their new domestic, yet she and Aunt Patty preserve butting heads. till the morning the 2 women climb as much as the roof of her condo. Aunt Patty attempts every thing she will be able to ponder to get them down, yet in any case, the answer is miraculously simple.

A Newbery Honor Book

An ALA outstanding Book

A institution Library magazine most sensible booklet of the Year

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Download E-books Round Rock PDF

By Michelle Huneven

In a small city one of the citrus groves within the Santa Bernita Valley, so the locals declare, not anything ever is going in keeping with plan. "It's an excellent spot to reside, they are saying, when you like surprises: it really is similar to lifestyles, in simple terms different."

Certainly a few Rito's inhabitants--fewer than 100 in all--are shocked to be residing the following. crimson Ray, for example, a wildly alcoholic attorney who obtained a dilapidated Victorian mansion in an try to rehabilitate his marriage and regain the affections of his spouse and younger son. After destroying these hopes with a stunning ultimate binge, purple validated a inebriated farm, around Rock, at the ruins. There, at some point at a time, he follows his new, unforeseen calling.

Many months after her husband decamped (almost instantly) for la, Libby Daw nonetheless lives on my own of their trailer, and reveals herself much more rooted to the valley she desires of escaping.

And there is Lewis Fletcher, a someday graduate pupil whose willing intelligence is sorely proven by means of his erratic habit and present crisis. with no precisely realizing why, and completely opposed to his wishes--or via default and sheer sturdy luck--he reveals himself put in Ray's care at around Rock.

As those humans search out or preserve their quite a few niches within the valley, the strange background of where asserts itself. An heiress descended from the unique settlers, Billie Fitzgerald nonetheless acts as if she owns all of it; dedicated to her father and son, she obscures her mercurial feelings from even her closest neighbors. The earlier additionally returns with David Ibañez, whose family members had harvested the groves for generations--and whose skills and secrets and techniques (and hence, he discovers, his destiny) are inextricably sure to the complicated, close-knit city he proposal he had left behind.

With perception matched with artistry, Michelle Huneven strains the rising destinies of those characters as every one of them struggles for peace and equilibrium, even happiness and love, opposed to hapless, all-too-human frailty and situation.

A vibrant evocation of panorama and group, around Rock derives nice strength from mental subtlety, and from affection for and profound realizing of lives strained or damaged yet at the mend. clean, remarkably mature, and consistently wonderful, this remarkable debut wins either your belief and your heart.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Download E-books Summertime: Fiction PDF

By J. M. Coetzee

J.M. Coetzee's most up-to-date booklet co-written with Arabella Kurtz, The strong Story, is now to be had from Viking Books

"Not considering Disgrace, has he written with such urgency and feeling." -The New Yorker (on Summertime)

Nobel Prize-winning writer J. M. Coetzee's new booklet follows a tender biographer as he works on a ebook concerning the past due author, John Coetzee. The biographer embarks on a chain of interviews with those that have been very important to Coetzee through the interval while he was once "finding his ft as a writer"-in his thirties and sharing a run-down cottage within the suburbs of Cape city together with his widowed father. Their tales create a picture of an ungainly, reserved, and bookish younger guy who unearths it tricky to connect to the folks round him. An cutting edge and encouraged paintings of fiction-incisive, dependent, and sometimes strangely humorous- Summertime permits essentially the most respected writers of our time to visualize his personal lifestyles with a serious and unsparing eye.

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Download E-books Torchwood: SkyPoint PDF

By Phil Ford

'If you're going to be an individual in Cardiff, you're going to be at SkyPoint!'

SkyPoint is the newest high-rise addition to the ever-developing Cardiff skyline. It's the main high-tech, avant-garde house block within the urban. And it’s the place Rhys Williams is hoping to discover a brand new domestic for himself and Gwen. Gwen's extra involved through the cash at the back of the tower block -- Besnik Lucca, a reputation she is familiar with from her days in uniform.

When Torchwood detect that citizens were going lacking from the tower block, one of many workforce will get her dream task. quickly SkyPoint's most up-to-date newly married tenants are relocating in. And Toshiko Sato eventually will get to make a house with Owen Harper.

Then anything comes out of the wall...

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Download E-books Jackie Brown (Rum Punch) PDF

By Elmore Leonard

Lovely working-girl Jackie Burke is in a good spot.  She's simply been picked up at Palm seashore overseas with fifty grand and a few blow stashed in her flight bag.  Lucky for her, the Feds wish whatever Jackie's got:  the within tune to Ordell Robbie, the notoriusly slick fingers dealer.  And they are able to deal--Ordell in alternate for her freedom.  But Jackie's bought one other ace up her sleeve. . .Enter Max Cherry, bail bondsman.  Big, difficult, essentially first rate Max is at the verge of divorce and uninterested in the standard grind.  That's the place Jackie comes in.  The fifty massive ones are peanuts in comparison to what Ordell's obtained locked away in Freeport.  But while a blowsy blond blowhead and a none-too-bright ex con attempt to muscle in at the motion, it is time to pull and previous bait and switch--where the great men are performed off opposed to the undesirable guys--and the place Jackie and Max wish to stroll off into the Florida sundown with a sizzling part million in chilly funds.

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Download E-books The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium Series) PDF

By Stieg Larsson

The woman within the Spider’s Web, the recent e-book within the Millennium sequence, is out there now!

Murder secret, relatives saga, love tale, and monetary intrigue mix into one satisfyingly complicated and entertainingly atmospheric novel.

Harriet Vanger, a scion of 1 of Sweden's wealthiest households disappeared over 40 years in the past. most of these years later, her elderly uncle maintains to hunt the reality. He hires Mikael Blomkvist, a crusading journalist lately trapped through a libel conviction, to enquire. he's aided through the pierced and tattooed punk prodigy Lisbeth Salander. jointly they faucet right into a vein of unfathomable iniquity and surprising corruption.

From the alternate Paperback edition.

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Download E-books A Servant's Tale: A Novel (Norton Paperback Fiction) PDF

By Paula Fox

"A infrequent and wondrous thing....[Fox] understands find out how to create a character."―Vogue

Luisa de l. a. Cueva used to be born at the Caribbean island of Malagita, of a plantation owner's son and a local lady, a servant within the kitchen. Her years on Malagita have been candy with the wonderful thing about bamboo, banana, and mango timber with flocks of silver-feathered guinea hens beneath, the magic of a victrola, and the caramel flan that Mama sneaked domestic from the plantation kitchen. Luisa's father, fearing revolution, takes his relatives to big apple. within the barrio his once-powerful identify capacity not anything, and the kin establishes itself in a basement tenement. For Luisa, Malagita turns into a dream. Luisa doesn't dream of going to varsity, as her buddy Ellen does, or of profitable the lottery, as her father does. She takes a task as a servant and, mockingly, grows extra self sufficient. She marries and later increases a son by myself. She works as a servant all her lifestyles. A Servant's Tale is the tale of a lifestyles that's basic at the floor yet filled with intensity and richness as we come to understand it, a narrative instructed with consummate grace and compassion by means of Paula Fox.

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