I Refuse: A Novel

By Per Petterson

Consistent with Petterson's I Refuse is the paintings of an across the world acclaimed novelist on the top of his powers. within the comparable spare yet evocative sort that made readers fall in love with Out Stealing Horses, Petterson weaves a story of 2 males whose unintended assembly one morning churns up a fateful second from their boyhood thirty-five years prior to.

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The War God's Own

By David Weber

Bahzell Bahnakson of the pony Stealer hradani by no means desired to be a champion of the warfare God. regrettably, Tomanak had insisted. much more regrettably, Bahzell's personal experience of accountability hadn't allow him say, "No." Which used to be how he came across himself within the Empire of the awl, the place even those who did not actively hate hradani seemed them with suspicion and worry. in fact, that used to be just the start of his difficulties. subsequent, there has been the Order of Tomanak, lots of whom have been horrified by means of the concept that their deity had selected a hradani as a champion... and meant to deal with it. And assuming he survived that, he needed to cross domestic - throughout 300 leagues of sour iciness snow - to stand a depressing God who threatened to damage all hradani.

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Rules of Betrayal (Jonathan Ransom, Book 3)

By Christopher Reich

The so much riveting novel but in Christopher Reich’s New York Times bestselling series—featuring Dr. Jonathan Ransom and his undercover-agent spouse Emma, a deadly lady with a mysterious prior who has long gone rogue within the high-stakes, serpentine international of foreign spies.

In 1980, a mystery American B-52 crashes excessive in a distant mountain diversity at the Pakistan–Afghanistan border. approximately thirty years later, and spanning locales from these peaks to ny urban, a poor fact could be printed.

Jonathan Ransom returns because the imaginitive health practitioner thrown right into a shadowy international of double and triple brokers the place totally not anyone might be relied on. to stick alive, Ransom needs to get to the bottom of the secret surrounding his wife—an enigmatic and deadly secret agent who performs by means of her personal rules—and observe the place her loyalties actually lie.

Rules of Betrayal is a masterfully plotted novel that cements Christopher Reich’s acceptance as essentially the most fashionable espionage mystery writers today.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Aurora: CV-01 (The Frontiers Saga, Book 1)

By Ryk Brown

Episode 1

a global improving from a devastating plague…
A brutal enemy threatening invasion…
a tender guy looking to get away the shadow of his father…
a boat manned by way of a staff of clean academy graduates…
A top-secret experimental propulsion system…
A questionable alliance with a mysterious green-eyed woman…

What future has in shop for the staff of the UES Aurora, is way more than any of them may well ever think. And this is often in simple terms the beginning.

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Sharpe's Regiment (Richard Sharpe's Adventure Series)

By Bernard Cornwell

Sharpe returns to England and discovers an unlawful recruiting ring that sells squaddies like livestock to different divisions. The ringleaders comprehend Sharpe is on their path, they usually try and kill him at each flip. yet Sharpe is battling for his command, and as he strikes from the darkish slums of London to the top courts of political strength, Sharpe will danger fees of treason and demise for a last probability at revenge.

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Bed: Stories

By Tao Lin

Students, fresh graduates, and their mom and dad paintings at Denny’s, volunteer at a public library in suburban Florida, attend satanic ska/punk live shows, consume chinese language meals with the homeless of recent York urban, and visit a similar eastern eating place in ny 3 times in sleepless days, all whereas craving continually for romance, a greater form of love, or whatever greater than love, issues which—much just like the Loch Ness Monster—they be aware of most likely don't exist, yet are rumored to exist and consequently “good enough.”

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Untouchable (Penguin Classics)

By Mulk Raj Anand

The robust tale of an Untouchable in India’s caste method, now with a brand new introduction

With precision, power, and a fury that earned him compliment as India’s Charles Dickens, Mulk Raj Anand recreates in Untouchable what it used to be wish to continue to exist the fringes of society in pre-independence India. Bakha, an enticing, proud, and robust younger guy, can be an Untouchable, the bottom of the low in India’s caste approach. A sweeper and a toilet-cleaner, he needs to warn others in the street of his prestige in order that he'll no longer pollute them together with his presence. during this pressing 1935 new version of 1 day within the lifetime of an outcast, a violent come across leads Bakha to question his fate—and to discover a solution within the unlikeliest of places.

For greater than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the prime writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the simplest works all through historical past and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts greater by way of introductions and notes through extraordinary students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations via award-winning translators.

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Charlie St. Cloud: A Novel

By Ben Sherwood

In a comfy New England fishing village, Charlie St. Cloud has a tendency the lawns and monuments of an historical cemetery the place his more youthful brother, Sam, is buried. After surviving the automobile coincidence that claimed his brother's existence, Charlie is graced with a rare reward: He can see, check with, or even play seize with Sam's spirit. Into this magical global comes Tess Carroll, a charming lady education for a solo crusing journey all over the world. destiny steers her boat right into a treacherous typhoon that propels her into Charlie's existence. Their attractive and unusual connection ends up in a race opposed to time and a decision among dying and lifestyles, among the earlier and the longer term, among conserving on and letting move — and the invention that miracles can ensue if we easily open our hearts.

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Don't Tell Alfred

By Nancy Mitford

 
In this pleasant comedy, Fanny—the quietly observant narrator of Nancy Mitford’s most renowned novels—finally takes heart stage.

Fanny Wincham—last visible as a tender lady in The Pursuit of affection and Love in a chilly Climate—has lived contentedly for years as housewife to an absent-minded Oxford don, Alfred. yet her lifestyles adjustments in a single day whilst her loved Alfred is appointed English Ambassador to Paris. quickly she unearths herself blending with royalty and Rothschilds whereas fighting her hysterical predecessor, woman Leone, who refuses to go away the premises. whilst Fanny’s tender-hearted secretary starts off filling the embassy with rescued animals and her teenage sons run clear of Eton and appear with a rock superstar in tow, issues get totally out of hand. Gleefully sending up the antics of mid-century excessive society, Don’t inform Alfred is vintage Mitford.

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