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Capture-me (Capture-me: Livro 1)

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ISBN10 : 1631424203

Publisher : Mozaika LLC

Number of Pages : 238

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: Ele é meu inimigo… e minha missão. Uma noite – é só o que deveria ser. Uma noite de paixão crua e primitiva. Quando o avião dele cai, deveria ser o fim. Mas é apenas o começo. Eu traí Lucas Kent e agora ele me fará pagar.

Assassin

Author : Lady Grace Cavendish

ISBN10 : 0307536386

Publisher : Delacorte Books for Young Readers

Number of Pages : 208

Category : Juvenile Fiction

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Book Summary: WHEN MARGARET CAVENDISH, one of Elizabeth I’s Gentlewomen of the Bedchamber, lost her life in a bungled attempt to kill the Queen, her daughter, Lady Grace, became a protégée to the monarch, who takes Grace under her wing. Now Grace, a spunky girl who romps through the gardens with the laundry maids and court tumblers and rolls her eyes at her fellow ladies, chronicles the court intrigues that swirl around her. . . . It’s the spring of 1569 and 13-year-old Lady Grace, the youngest lady-in-waiting to the Queen, finds herself at a glittering ball choosing amongst three suitors. But the Queen’s generosity turns deadly as threats, dark secrets, and even murder descend on the Tudor court. And it is up to Grace to use her intelligence, stealth, and curious nature to solve the mystery that threatens the very lifeblood of England.

Lord of the Flies

Author : William Golding

ISBN10 : 0571267386

Publisher : Faber & Faber

Number of Pages : 176

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: William Golding's Lord of the Flies is a dystopian classic: 'exciting, relevant and thought-provoking' (Stephen King). When a group of schoolboys are stranded on a desert island, what could go wrong? 'One of my favorite books - I read it every couple of years.' (Suzanne Collins, author of The Hunger Games) A plane crashes on a desert island. The only survivors are a group of schoolboys. By day, they discover fantastic wildlife and dazzling beaches, learning to survive; at night, they are haunted by nightmares of a primitive beast. Orphaned by society, it isn't long before their innocent childhood games devolve into a savage, murderous hunt ... 'Stands out mightily in my memory ... Such a strong statement about the human heart.' (Patricia Cornwell) 'Terrifying and haunting.' (Kingsley Amis) 'Beautifully written, tragic and provocative.' (E. M. Forster) ONE OF THE BBC'S ICONIC 'NOVELS THAT SHAPED OUR WORLD' What readers are saying: 'Every real human being should read this ... This is what we are.' 'It's brilliant, it's captivating, it's thought provoking and brutal and for some, its truly terrifying.' 'It can be read and re-read many times, and every time something new will appear.' 'There is a reason why this is studied at school ... Excellent read.' 'This is one of the few books I've read that I keep on my Kindle to read again.' 'I revisit this every few years and it's always fresh and impressive ... One of the best books I've ever read.'

YO-KAI WATCH, Vol. 14

Author : Noriyuki Konishi

ISBN10 : 1974716090

Publisher : VIZ Media LLC

Number of Pages : 183

Category : Juvenile Fiction

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Book Summary: Nate and Hailey Anne can see what others cannot: Yo-kai of all shapes and forms! As the two befriend even more hilarious Yo-kai, it looks like Nate’s constant Yo-kai companion, Jibanyan, might be ready to rank up! -- VIZ Media

The Stand

Author : Stephen King

ISBN10 : 038552885X

Publisher : Anchor

Number of Pages : 1200

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: The tie-in edition of the nine-part CBS All Access series starring Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard, and James Marsden. When a man escapes from a biological testing facility, he sets in motion a deadly domino effect, spreading a mutated strain of the flu that will wipe out 99 percent of humanity within a few weeks. The survivors who remain are scared, bewildered, and in need of a leader. Two emerge--Mother Abagail, the benevolent 108-year-old woman who urges them to build a peaceful community in Boulder, Colorado; and Randall Flagg, the nefarious "Dark Man," who delights in chaos and violence. As the dark man and the peaceful woman gather power, the survivors will have to choose between them--and ultimately decide the fate of all humanity.

The Bride of Black Douglas

Author : Elaine Coffman

ISBN10 : 1460362144

Publisher : MIRA

Number of Pages : 400

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 1908

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Book Summary: Lady Meleri Weatherby is desperate to escape the unthinkable: marriage to a man she does not love, a man she knows to be unspeakably cruel. In a bold move, she breaks off her betrothal to Lord Philip and flees her home in Northumberland, vowing to marry the first man she meets, never considering the consequences of such a show of independence. Robert Douglas has been dealt an equally dark hand by fate: the proud Scot must take an English bride or lose his ancestral home and noble name. It seems an impossible situation, until destiny puts him in the path of a strong-minded English lass with a will to survive that equals his own. Marriage is an ideal salvation for both. Meleri will be safe from her vengeful fiancé in Beloyn Castle with the Douglas clan, and Robert will be able to keep all he holds dear. But neither has bargained on a heartless man who will go to any lengths to seek revenge, the tenacity of a stubborn ghost and the most powerful force of all: love.

Lord of Emperors

Author : Guy Gavriel Kay

ISBN10 : 0143176781

Publisher : Penguin Canada

Number of Pages : 640

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: Having finally achieved his journey to fabled Sarantium, Crispin the mosaicist wants nothing more than to confront the challenges of his art high on the scaffolding of destiny-but in Sarantium no man may easily withdraw from the turmoil of court and city, or forget that the presence of the half-world is always close by.

Taming the Highlander

Author : Terri Brisbin

ISBN10 : 1426811926

Publisher : Harlequin

Number of Pages : 288

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: Lady Jocelyn MacCallum had always believed she would marry for love. But the price of her brother's freedom was to become fearsome Connor MacLerie's new bride — a bargain that could cost Jocelyn her life. From the moment she looked into Connor's sternly handsome face, Jocelyn began to hope that the rumors surrounding his first wife's death were false. His reputation was as wild and untamed as the Scottish moors. Would she find a way to reach the man beneath that forbidding exterior?

Jolly Foul Play

Author : Robin Stevens

ISBN10 : 1481489119

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

Number of Pages : 368

Category : Juvenile Fiction

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Book Summary: “Steven’s storytelling and suspense-building are top-notch.” —School Library Journal “Readers…will find themselves stretching their powers of deduction.” —Booklist After a student turns up murdered on Bonfire Night, Hazel and Daisy find themselves entrenched in another mystery in this delightfully charming fourth novel of the Wells & Wong Mystery series. Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong have returned to Deepdean School for Girls for a new school term, but nothing is the same. There’s a new Head Girl, Elizabeth Hurst, and a team of Prefects—and these bullying Big Girls are certainly not good eggs. Then, after the fireworks display on Bonfire Night, Elizabeth is found—murdered. Many girls at Deepdean had reason to hate Elizabeth, but who could have committed such foul play? Is the murder linked to the secrets and scandals, scribbled on the scraps of paper that are suddenly appearing all over the school? And with their own friendship falling to pieces, will Daisy and Hazel be able to solve this mystery before suspicions tear the student body apart?

The Book of the Homeless

Author : Edith Wharton

ISBN10 : 1596050608

Publisher : Cosimo, Inc.

Number of Pages : 268

Category : Literary Collections

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Book Summary: Although Edith Wharton may be best known for her novels analyzing New York's upper crust, the author lived in France from 1907 until her death in 1937. There, she witnessed the ravages of World War I, especially the hardships endured by refugees. She helped by establishing The Children of Flanders Relief Committee and The American Hostels for Refugees. To raise money for her charities, she edited this work of poems, essays, and pictures. Contributors include some of the brightest names of the time -- Joseph Conrad, Jean Cocteau, Paul Claudel, Thomas Hardy, Henry James, Maurice Maeterlinck, George Santayana, Igor Stravinsky, and W.B. Yeats. Theodore Roosevelt provided the introduction, in which he wrote: "We owe to Mrs. Wharton all the assistance we can give. We owe this assistance to the good name of America, and above all for the cause of humanity we owe it to the children, the women and the old men who have suffered such dreadful wrong for absolutely no fault of theirs." EDITH WHARTON (1862-1937) is the author of The House of Mirth, Ethan Frome, The Custom of the Country, and The Age of Innocence, for which she won the Pulitzer Prize. For her charitable work, she was awarded the French Legion of Honor and other decorations.

Kamouraska

Author : Anne Hébert

ISBN10 : 1770892680

Publisher : House of Anansi

Number of Pages : 232

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: A classic of Canadian literature by the great Quebecoise writer, Kamouraska is based on a real nineteenth-century love-triangle in rural Quebec. It paints a poetic and terrifying tableau of the life of Elisabeth d'Aulnieres: her marriage to Antoine Tassy, squire of Kamouraska; his violent murder; and her passion for George Nelson, an American doctor. Passionate and evocative, Kamouraska is the timeless story of one woman's destructive commitment to an ideal love. Translated into seven languages, Kamouraska won the Paris book prize and was made into a landmark feature film by Claude Jutra. This edition features a brilliant new introduction by Noah Richler.

The Case of the Stolen Sixpence

Author : Holly Webb

ISBN10 : 0544509129

Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Number of Pages : 176

Category : Juvenile Fiction

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Book Summary: In the tradition of the Sherlock Holmes mysteries comes The Mysteries of Maisie Hitchins! Twelve-year-old Maisie is a noticing sort of person. Thats why she is convinced she would make an excellent detective if she ever got the chance! But instead of detecting, she spends her days polishing the banisters at her grandmother's boarding house or fetching fish for the lodgers' dinner. In The Case of the Stolen Sixpence, Maisie's big chance to prove herself finally arrives when crime strikes her Victorian London neighborhood. While the grown-ups turn a blind eye to the whodunit and justice goes un-served, Maisie and her canine sidekick, Eddie, search the streets for clues to crack the case. This first book in a series features black and white illustrations and a rollicking mystery complete with tricks, disguises, danger, and a little dog too!

Son of the Mob

Author : Gordon Korman

ISBN10 : 1423141253

Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Number of Pages : 272

Category : Juvenile Fiction

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Book Summary: Vince Luca is just like any other high school guy. His best friend, Alex, is trying to score vicariously through him; his brother is a giant pain; and his father keeps bugging him to get motivated. There is just one thing that really sets him apart for other kids—his father happens to be the head of a powerful crime organization. Needless to say, while Vince''s family''s connections can be handy for certain things (like when teachers are afraid to give him a bad grade), they can put a serious crimp in his dating life. How is he supposed to explain to a girl what his father does for a living? But when Vince meets a girl who finally seems to be worth the trouble, her family turns out to be the biggest problem of all. Because her father is an FBI agent—the one who wants to put his father away for good.

Poison Is Not Polite

Author : Robin Stevens

ISBN10 : 1481422170

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

Number of Pages : 336

Category : Juvenile Fiction

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Book Summary: A tea party takes a poisonous turn leaving Daisy and Hazel with a new mystery to solve in this “first-rate whodunit, reminiscent of a game of Clue [that’s] terrific preparation for the works of Agatha Christie” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review). Schoolgirl detectives Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong are at Daisy’s home, Fallingford, for the holidays. Daisy’s glamorous mother is throwing a tea party for Daisy’s birthday, and the whole family is invited, from eccentric Aunt Saskia to dashing Uncle Felix. But it soon becomes clear that this party isn’t about Daisy after all—and she is furious. But Daisy’s anger falls to the wayside when one of their guests falls seriously and mysteriously ill—and everything points to poison. It’s up to Daisy and Hazel to find out what’s really going on. With wild storms preventing everyone from leaving, or the police from arriving, Fallingford suddenly feels like a very dangerous place to be. Not a single person present is what they seem—and everyone has a secret or two. And when someone very close to Daisy begins to act suspiciously, the Detective Society does everything they can to reveal the truth…no matter the consequences. Previously published as Arsenic for Tea in the UK.

The Memory Book

Author : Lara Avery

ISBN10 : 0316283770

Publisher : Poppy

Number of Pages : 368

Category : Young Adult Fiction

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Book Summary: They tell me that my memory will never be the same, that I'll start forgetting things. At first just a little, and then a lot. So I'm writing to remember. Sammie McCoy is a girl with a plan: graduate at the top of her class and get out of her small town as soon as possible. Nothing will stand in her way--not even the rare genetic disorder the doctors say will slowly steal her memories and then her health. So the memory book is born: a journal written to Sammie's future self, so she can remember everything from where she stashed her study guides to just how great it feels to have a best friend again. It's where she'll record every perfect detail of her first date with longtime-crush Stuart, a gifted young writer home for the summer. And where she'll admit how much she's missed her childhood friend Cooper, and the ridiculous lengths he will go to make her laugh. The memory book will ensure Sammie never forgets the most important parts of her life--the people who have broken her heart, those who have mended it--and most of all, that if she's going to die, she's going to die living. This moving and remarkable novel introduces an inspiring character you're sure to remember, long after the last page.

The Queen's Lady

Author : Shannon Drake

ISBN10 : 1460308328

Publisher : Harlequin

Number of Pages : 384

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: 16th Century. She desired him above all others... Would he now be her executioner? Lady Gwenyth Macleod has staked her fortune and her reputation to help Mary, Queen of Scots take her rightful place on the throne. But her struggle to guide the reckless, defiant queen has put her at perilous odds with Rowan Graham, a laird dangerously accomplished in both passion and affairs of state. And the more Gwenyth challenges his intentions, the less he can resist the desire igniting between them. Now, with her country in turmoil and treachery shadowing her every step, will Gwenyth's last daring gamble lead her to the ultimate betrayal--or a destiny greater than she could ever imagine?

One Part Woman

Author : Perumal Murugan

ISBN10 : 1782275479

Publisher : Pushkin Press

Number of Pages : 256

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: A vibrant fable of marriage, caste and social convention from a major Indian writer Kali and Ponna are perfectly content in their marriage, aside from one thing, they are unable to conceive. As their childlessness begins to attract local gossip and family disapproval, they try everything from prayers to potions, but none of the offerings or rituals helps. Increasingly unhappy and desperate, they consider a more drastic plan: the annual chariot festival, a celebration of the half-male, half-female god Maadhorubaagan. For one night, the rules of marriage are relaxed, and consensual sex between unmarried men and women is overlooked, for all men are considered gods. But rather than bring them together, this scheme threatens to drive the couple apart. Selling over 100,000 copies in India, where it was published first in the original Tamil and then in this celebrated English translation, One Part Woman has become a cult phenomenon in the subcontinent, jump-starting conversations about caste and female empowerment. Tender, deeply poignant, and bitingly critical, One Part Woman is a powerful exploration of a loving marriage under strain. Perumal Murugan is an Indian author and professor of Tamil literature. He has written six novels and four collections each of short stories and poetry. His best-known novel One Part Woman, highly controversial in India, won the ILF Samanvay Basha Samman, and Aniruddhan Vasudevan's English rendering won the Translation Prize from India's National Academy of Letters.

Gardens of the Moon

Author : Steven Erikson

ISBN10 : 9781429926584

Publisher : Macmillan

Number of Pages : 496

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: Vast legions of gods, mages, humans, dragons and all manner of creatures play out the fate of the Malazan Empire in this first book in a major epic fantasy series The Malazan Empire simmers with discontent, bled dry by interminable warfare, bitter infighting and bloody confrontations with the formidable Anomander Rake and his Tiste Andii, ancient and implacable sorcerers. Even the imperial legions, long inured to the bloodshed, yearn for some respite. Yet Empress Laseen's rule remains absolute, enforced by her dread Claw assassins. For Sergeant Whiskeyjack and his squad of Bridgeburners, and for Tattersail, surviving cadre mage of the Second Legion, the aftermath of the siege of Pale should have been a time to mourn the many dead. But Darujhistan, last of the Free Cities of Genabackis, yet holds out. It is to this ancient citadel that Laseen turns her predatory gaze. However, it would appear that the Empire is not alone in this great game. Sinister, shadowbound forces are gathering as the gods themselves prepare to play their hand... Conceived and written on a panoramic scale, Gardens of the Moon is epic fantasy of the highest order--an enthralling adventure by an outstanding new voice. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Une menace sans visage - La vérité en question

Author : Carla Cassidy,Adrienne Giordano

ISBN10 : 2280320894

Publisher : Harlequin

Number of Pages : 432

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: Une menace sans visage, Carla Cassidy Jake ne se reconnaît plus. Lui qui déteste les enfants, se surprend à sourire béatement depuis que Grace Sinclair a débarqué dans son ranch, avec ses triplées de dix mois, en lui annonçant que Justin, son frère, en était le père. Pis encore : il sent son cœur glacé de célibataire endurci fondre dès que la séduisante Grace est en sa présence... Comment son idiot de frère peut-il repousser une femme pareille ? Son trouble s’accroît encore quand la jolie Grace lui avoue, bouleversée, qu’elle est la cible de menaces, qu’elle craint pour la vie de ses filles. Sans hésiter, il le lui promet : il veillera sur elle et ses enfants jusqu’à ce qu’elles soient hors de danger... La vérité en question, Adrienne Giordano Son frère est innocent du meurtre dont on l’accuse ! Et elle le prouvera, Emma s’en est fait le serment. Voilà pourquoi elle se bat depuis dix-huit mois pour qu’on la croie. Et ce, malgré les menaces qu’elle reçoit, et qui l’angoissent de plus en plus... Le jour où le policier qui a arrêté son frère lui avoue que l’enquête a été bâclée, elle comprend donc qu’elle ne doit pas laisser passer sa chance : vite, il faut qu’elle aille trouver Zach Hennings, le procureur en charge du dossier, pour le pousser à revoir son jugement. A la condition, bien sûr, que cet homme énigmatique qui tient le sort de son frère entre ses mains accepte de l’écouter...

L'ennemi sans visage

Author : Heather Graham

ISBN10 : 228032458X

Publisher : Harlequin

Number of Pages : 371

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: Ces voix derrière la porte de la chambre... Celle de sa mère – tour à tour hystérique et suppliante. Et puis l’autre... La voix du mal. Une voix qui lui glace le sang. Mais Madison ne sent pas seulement ce que se mère éprouve à cet instant précis. Elle voit. Elle voit, avec les yeux de sa mère, un couteau. Immense, à la lame scintillante. ... Le soir du meurtre de sa mère, la célèbre actrice Lainie Adair, la petite Madison a douze ans. Avant de s’évanouir, elle sent l’étreinte glacée de la mort dans le cœur de sa mère, entend ses cris terrifiés, voit le sang couler... mais pas le visage de l’assassin. Aujourd’hui, près de douze ans plus tard, le cauchemar revient hanter les nuits de la jeune femme. Pire, elle est de nouveau la proie de « visions » au moment précis où des meurtres se produisent : elle ressent la souffrance de la victime mais ne voit jamais le visage de l’assassin. Il choisit chaque fois des femmes rousses, belles, et tatouées d’une rose, comme elle. Les visions enferment peu à peu Madison dans le cercle de la terreur, car elle a compris que le serial killer, dans sa redoutable perversité, se rapproche doucement d’elle... A propos de l'auteur : « Le nom de Heather Graham sur une couverture est une garantie de lecture intense et captivante », a écrit le Literary Times. Son indéniable talent pour le suspense, sa nervosité d’écriture et la variété des genres qu’elle aborde la classent régulièrement dans la liste des meilleures ventes du New York Times. Découvrez la nouvelle série d’Heather Graham, Krewe of Hunters : Tome 1 : Le manoir du mystère Tome 2 : La demeure des ténèbres Tome 3 : Un tueur dans la nuit Tome 4 : La demeure des ténèbres