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The Gathering

Author : ,

ISBN10 : 1555848079

Publisher : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

Number of Pages : 276

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 444


Book Summary: A crowd of siblings gathers in Dublin for the wake of their wayward brother in this “stunning” novel by the award-winning author of Actress (The Washington Post). The surviving children of the Hegarty clan are gathering for the wake of their wayward, alcoholic brother, Liam, drowned in the sea after filling his pockets with stones. He is the third of the twelve Hegarty siblings to die. His sister, Veronica, collects the body and keeps the dead man company, guarding the secret she shares with him—something that happened in their grandmother’s house in the winter of 1968. As prize-winning author Anne Enright traces the line of betrayal and redemption through three generations, her distinctive intelligence twists the world a fraction and gives it back to us in a new and unforgettable light. The Gathering is an “wonderfully elegant and unsparing” epic of an Irish family (Los Angeles Times)—a novel about love and disappointment, how memories warp and secrets fester, and how fate is written in the body, not in the stars. “Entrancing...a haunting look at a broken family stifled by generations of hurt and disappointment, struggling to make peace with the irreparable.”—Entertainment Weekly “A melancholic love and rage bubbles just beneath the surface of this Dublin clan, and Enright explores it unflinchingly.”—Publishers Weekly “Her sympathy for her characters is as tender and subtle as Alice McDermott’s; her vision of Ireland is as brave and original as Edna O’Brien’s. The Gathering is her best book.”—Colm Toibin “Hypnotic.”—Booklist (starred review)

The Gathering

Author : Kelley Armstrong

ISBN10 : 038566852X

Publisher : Penguin Group

Number of Pages : 400

Category : Young Adult Fiction

Viewed : 1349


Book Summary: On the heels of the wildly popular "The Darkest Powers" series comes the first in another supernatural YA trilogy from New York Times bestelling author Kelley Armstrong. Maya lives in a small medical-research town on Vancouver Island. How small? You can't find it on the map. It has less than two-hundred people, and her school has only sixty-eight students — for every grade from kindergarten to twelve. Now, strange things are happening in this claustrophobic town, and Maya's determined to get to the bottom of them. First, the captain of the swim team drowns mysteriously in the middle of a calm lake. A year later, mountain lions start appearing around Maya's home, and they won't go away. Her best friend, Daniel, starts getting negative vibes from certain people and things. It doesn't help that the new bad boy in town, Rafe, has a dangerous secret — and he's interested in one special part of Maya's anatomy: Her paw-print birthmark.

The Gathering

Author : Katherine Genet

ISBN10 : 0473541971

Publisher : Wych Elm Books

Number of Pages : 550

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 1656


Book Summary: The veil between the worlds is shredding. The old gods are calling. Erin inherits a cottage in a remote village from a grandmother she's never met. Considering how much she longs to get away from the unexciting life stretching out in front of her, this might be a dream come true. Except that it's a village full of witches and Druids practicing an ancient religion passed down through the centuries, and the priestess leading it is the calm, uncanny death worker Morghan Wilde. Life is different in Wilde Grove, with ownership of the cottage coming with a non-negotiable condition, and it's one Erin's not sure she can meet, or even if she should. She must choose to believe in the unbelievable - and then learn how to do magic too. Only then will she be able to claim her inheritance. It's an inheritance that is so much more than a cottage in the woods. Coming from a world that doesn't believe in magic, can she change her mind in time to claim her true identity and begin walking the path of her ancient ancestors? The Gathering is the first book in Katherine Genet's new Wilde Grove mythic fiction series. If you like mythology, real-life witchcraft, and have ever wondered what's behind the veil to the Otherworld, you'll love the Wilde Grove books. Book 2 is available on preorder and will be released February 16th. Keywords: fantasy fiction, mythic fiction, gods, goddesses, ancient religions, witches, witchcraft, Druid, fairy, fae, faerie, magic Buy The Gathering and step into a world of magic today!

Resistance The Gathering Storm

Author : William C. Dietz

ISBN10 : 0345513479

Publisher : Del Rey

Number of Pages : 352

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 1314


Book Summary: The thrilling novel based on the bestselling video game Resistance: Fall of Man Great Britain. July 1951. Three years ago, Russia went dark. Nothing got in. Nothing got out. The world assumed it was political strife. But it was the Chimera: voracious extraterrestrial invaders. And in December 1949, they burst across the Russian border and poured into Europe. The luckiest humans died. The less fortunate succumbed to an alien virus—and changed. Within a year, most of Europe had fallen. Only Great Britain, after struggling desperately, had kept the conquerors at bay. But as the Chimera were repelled, they were evolving. Building. Planning. America. November 1952. The Chimera have crossed the Atlantic. Their lightning strikes on American borders are devastating. Cities are lost. Small towns overrun. Citizens transformed into monstrosities. Enter Lieutenant Nathan Hale, U.S. Ranger. A veteran of the Chimeran conflict, he is uniquely immune to the alien virus. And when regular troops can’t stem the Chimeran onslaught, Hale and his special-operations team meet the menace head-on. But while they battle the relentless Chimera, deadly power games rage in the White House. And when Hale discovers a far-reaching conspiracy, one with deadly consequences for the human race, his allegiance to country and mankind is stretched to the breaking point. Based on a game rated Mature by the ESRB

The Art of Gathering

Author : Priya Parker

ISBN10 : 0698410874

Publisher : Penguin

Number of Pages : 320

Category : Self-Help

Viewed : 1375


Book Summary: "Hosts of all kinds, this is a must-read!" --Chris Anderson, owner and curator of TED From the host of the New York Times podcast Together Apart, an exciting new approach to how we gather that will transform the ways we spend our time together—at home, at work, in our communities, and beyond. In The Art of Gathering, Priya Parker argues that the gatherings in our lives are lackluster and unproductive--which they don't have to be. We rely too much on routine and the conventions of gatherings when we should focus on distinctiveness and the people involved. At a time when coming together is more important than ever, Parker sets forth a human-centered approach to gathering that will help everyone create meaningful, memorable experiences, large and small, for work and for play. Drawing on her expertise as a facilitator of high-powered gatherings around the world, Parker takes us inside events of all kinds to show what works, what doesn't, and why. She investigates a wide array of gatherings--conferences, meetings, a courtroom, a flash-mob party, an Arab-Israeli summer camp--and explains how simple, specific changes can invigorate any group experience. The result is a book that's both journey and guide, full of exciting ideas with real-world applications. The Art of Gathering will forever alter the way you look at your next meeting, industry conference, dinner party, and backyard barbecue--and how you host and attend them.

The Gathering (Shadow House, Book 1)

Author : Dan Poblocki

ISBN10 : 0545925754

Publisher : Scholastic Inc.

Number of Pages : 224

Category : Juvenile Fiction

Viewed : 905


Book Summary: You don't just read this ghost story. You step into it. Some houses are more than just haunted... they're hungry. Dash, Dylan, Poppy, Marcus, and Azumi don't know this at first. They each think they've been summoned to Shadow House for innocent reasons. But there's nothing innocent about Shadow House. Something within its walls is wickedly wrong. Nothing -- and nobody -- can be trusted. Hallways move. Doors vanish. Ghosts appear. Children disappear. And the way out? That's disappeared, too... Enter Shadow House... if you dare. Don't just read about Shadow House -- explore its haunted depths with the free app!

The Gathering

Author : William Kienzle

ISBN10 : 0740786474

Publisher : Andrews McMeel Publishing

Number of Pages : 288

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 1408


Book Summary: The Gathering was the twenty-fourth in Kienzle's series of mysteries, featuring Father Robert Koesler as a Roman Catholic priest whose intuitiveness and caring nature have led him to an unusual calling: solving mysteries, mostly of the murderous kind. In this entry, revisit Koesler's adolescent and teen years, to a time when young Catholic men and women were encouraged, even expected, to become priests and nuns, whether or not their vocation was real. We meet his group of six young aspiring religious (four men and two women) who underwent the rigors of the seminary and the convent together. We learn of their individual struggles with their faith, their mentors, and their commitments to difficult choices. And we painfully discover how one member of this group is inflicted with undeserved guilt by an unspeakably cruel superior and how this dooms his life. Now in their seventies, the group gathers together, a reunion of sorts, that is cut short when one of their number is found dead. Suspicions arise, and once again Father Koesler's acumen is called on to solve the puzzle.

The Gathering, A Womanist Church

Author : Irie Lynne Session,Kamilah Hall Sharp,Jann Aldredge-Clanton

ISBN10 : 1725274620

Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers

Number of Pages : 176

Category : Religion

Viewed : 384


Book Summary: A womanist church has great power to transform church and society, primarily because womanist theology centers the experiences of Black women while working for the survival and wholeness of all people and all creation. Experiences of the triple oppression of racism, sexism, and classism give Black women an epistemological insight into recognizing injustice and creating solutions that benefit all. The Gathering is unique, the only church founded and identified as “womanist,” applying womanist theology to the full life and worship of a church. The Gathering, a womanist faith community in Dallas, Texas, welcomes all people to partner in pursuing racial equity, LGBTQ equality, and dismantling PMS (patriarchy, misogyny, and sexism), following Jesus in liberating the oppressed and lifting up the marginalized. The Gathering, A Womanist Church tells the story of the birth and ongoing development of a womanist faith community. This book includes personal narratives of people transformed in this community, womanist co-pastors’ sermons informed by their experiences and those of other Black women, and litanies for womanist worship.

The Gathering

Author : W. B. Stiles

ISBN10 : 1491751037

Publisher : iUniverse

Number of Pages : 190

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 504


Book Summary: Jane Watkins, reporter for the Seattle Gazette newspaper, goes to meet a source with information about a serial killer known as the Slasher—only to find herself facing not an informant but the killer. She nearly meets her death but is miraculously saved by a glowing figure. He calls himself the Advocate, and Jane’s encounter with them both is about to change her life and theirs forever. It seems the Advocate—whose real name is John Tomar—is one of several people who have developed superhuman powers through a substance known as the Genesis Factor. On the estate of his father, Nathan, and with his guidance and protection, John works to gather and train those with special abilities in service of a mission for the greater good—a task that draws the eyes of enemies. Meanwhile, Jane feels driven to discover the truth about the mysterious man—even more so when she sees a picture of him flying away from the scene of a midair explosion. This is a Special Edition of the Project Genesis Series with the same story but with an additional chapter to be followed by the second novel The Struggle: Book Two the Project Genesis Series, in print soon.

The Gathering

Author : William Gammill

ISBN10 : 9781612830322

Publisher : Hampton Roads Publishing

Number of Pages : 240

Category : Body, Mind & Spirit

Viewed : 1787


Book Summary: Bill Gammill remembers what happened that quiet spring night: he remembers watching a colossal spaceship descend on a field where hundreds of people were waiting, and suddenly finding himself engaged in a baffling, exciting, otherworldly meeting, an off-world gathering of humans in "higher space." But was this just a wild dream, a hallucination, or does he remember because he truly was part of a fantastic, but very real, experience? This is what he remembers: On that wild night, that astonishing night, extraterrestrials related the fantastic but no less true history and destiny of the Earth and its inhabitants: the origins of human life on Earth, the existence of nonhuman life in the Pleiades and Sirius star systems, and the work of the legendary "Great White Brotherhood." To this day, Gammill still feels "on board" perpetually linked with this mysterious but exalted gathering of humans and aliens, a kind of galactic summit. It took him months to make some sense of his experience--the words, pictures, teachings, and the nature of the beings he encountered. The Gathering contains Gammill's original account of that experience and the revelations given to the gathering about humankind, its origins, its current possibilities and likely future--including the end times, the apocalypse, and our interaction with celestial beings. The information in this book is a wake-up call to our planet: The gathering is assembling and the future is now.

The Gathering Storm

Author : Lucy Varna

ISBN10 : 1943465355

Publisher : Bone Digger Press

Number of Pages : 218

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 384


Book Summary: Born a Viking and an immortal warrior of the People, Sigrid Glyvynsdatter has spent her entire life chasing wars and men, not necessarily in that order. Now one of the People's leading geneticists, she longs for the thrill of battle and the spoils of war. Even her work on the recently discovered Bones of the Just isn't enough to break the routine boredom she's fallen into. Until Will Corbin snags her attention with a stolen kiss. Will has been watching Sigrid from behind the bar of his parents' pub since she walked through its doors two years ago. In a fit of exasperation, he dares to kiss the woman he's wanted for so long, risking her wrath and his life. But will that one kiss lead to something more, or will the forces aligned against them destroy the fragile attraction stretching between Will and Sigrid before they can fall in love?

The Gathering Place

Author : Brycical

ISBN10 : 1468953265

Publisher : Booktango

Number of Pages : 1

Category : Poetry

Viewed : 570


Book Summary: It?s no coincidence Toronto?s name means ?The Gathering Place.? Along with his partner-in-art, the multi-talented Saeng-Fah Graham, Brycical had no expectations upon entering Toronto, Canada. But even still, both couldn?t begin to fathom just how much the city lived up to its meaning. What was only supposed to be a two or three week stay became a creative sojourn for six months during the spring and summer of 2014. The Gathering Place is part chronicle, part diary, but above all a celebration of the magical bonds formed with nature, people, inner-beings and tribe that Brycical & Saeng-Fah formed throughout their adventures in and around the greater Toronto area.

The Gathering Storm

Author : Robert Jordan,Brandon Sanderson

ISBN10 : 1429960833

Publisher : Tor Books

Number of Pages : 784

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 1017


Book Summary: The Wheel of Time ® is a PBS Great American Read Selection! Now in development for TV! Since its debut in 1990, The Wheel of Time® by Robert Jordan has captivated millions of readers around the globe with its scope, originality, and compelling characters. The Wheel of Time turns and Ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth returns again. In the Third Age, an Age of Prophecy, the World and Time themselves hang in the balance. What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the Shadow. Tarmon Gai'don, the Last Battle, looms. And mankind is not ready. The final volume of the Wheel of Time, A Memory of Light, was partially written by Robert Jordan before his untimely passing in 2007. Brandon Sanderson, New York Times bestselling author of the Mistborn books, and now Stormlight Archive, among others, was chosen by Jordan's editor--his wife, Harriet McDougal--to complete the final volume, later expanded to three books. In this epic novel, Robert Jordan's international bestselling series begins its dramatic conclusion. Rand al'Thor, the Dragon Reborn, struggles to unite a fractured network of kingdoms and alliances in preparation for the Last Battle. As he attempts to halt the Seanchan encroachment northward--wishing he could form at least a temporary truce with the invaders--his allies watch in terror the shadow that seems to be growing within the heart of the Dragon Reborn himself. Egwene al'Vere, the Amyrlin Seat of the rebel Aes Sedai, is a captive of the White Tower and subject to the whims of their tyrannical leader. As days tick toward the Seanchan attack she knows is imminent, Egwene works to hold together the disparate factions of Aes Sedai while providing leadership in the face of increasing uncertainty and despair. Her fight will prove the mettle of the Aes Sedai, and her conflict will decide the future of the White Tower--and possibly the world itself. TV series update: "Sony will produce along with Red Eagle Entertainment and Radar Pictures. Rafe Judkins is attached to write and executive produce. Judkins previously worked on shows such as ABC’s “Agents of SHIELD,” the Netflix series “Hemlock Grove,” and the NBC series “Chuck.” Red Eagle partners Rick Selvage and Larry Mondragon will executive produce along with Radar’s Ted Field and Mike Weber. Darren Lemke will also executive produce, with Jordan’s widow Harriet McDougal serving as consulting producer." —Variety The Wheel of Time® New Spring: The Novel #1 The Eye of the World #2 The Great Hunt #3 The Dragon Reborn #4 The Shadow Rising #5 The Fires of Heaven #6 Lord of Chaos #7 A Crown of Swords #8 The Path of Daggers #9 Winter's Heart #10 Crossroads of Twilight #11 Knife of Dreams By Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson #12 The Gathering Storm #13 Towers of Midnight #14 A Memory of Light By Robert Jordan Warrior of the Altaii By Robert Jordan and Teresa Patterson The World of Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time By Robert Jordan, Harriet McDougal, Alan Romanczuk, and Maria Simons The Wheel of Time Companion By Robert Jordan and Amy Romanczuk Patterns of the Wheel: Coloring Art Based on Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The Gathering Storm

Author : Neil Port

ISBN10 : 0987384554

Publisher : Neil Port

Number of Pages : 752

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 1462


Book Summary: Bumper edition! Three sections for the price of one! Jacinta has been badly injured in her fight with a daimôn. It seems she will have to give up her dream of being a warrior. A group of young women desperately need her help, but how can she help them when she can't help herself? The elves and their allies have a period of peace, but it is an illusion. There is a great storm building far to the East. The Hun are coming for the last elves of Anatole and the Transkaukasos in numbers too great to comprehend. The evil wizard Æloðulf lives and when the hordes come they will be backed by the darkest magic of all. While Philippos is dead the Makedónes are now led by Aléxandros, his even more dangerous son. The elves are fewer and far weaker than they were when they faced the last barbarian horde. They will face war on multiple fronts leading up to the final desperate defence of Elgard. The last is a battle they cannot truly win. Will this be the end of the elves and all that stand with them?

The Gathering of Brother Hilarius

Author : Michael Fairless

ISBN10 :

Publisher : Good Press

Number of Pages : 159

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 1066


Book Summary: "The Gathering of Brother Hilarius" by Michael Fairless. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

The Gathering of Words

Author : E K Eonia

ISBN10 : 0992172373

Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc

Number of Pages : N.A

Category : Poetry

Viewed : 1202


Book Summary: Language and the interpretation thereof is wholly contingent on the gathering of words into a meaningful form. Six poetry collections assembled to attend this Gathering of Words

Reintroducing Philosophy: Thinking as the Gathering of Civilization

Author : Anthony F. Shaker

ISBN10 : 1648890911

Publisher : Vernon Press

Number of Pages : 770

Category : Philosophy

Viewed : 1133


Book Summary: That we are now entering a post-Western world is no longer merely a thesis in international studies. But what does the dissolution of “Western” hegemony signify for humanity’s rich learning traditions and the civilizing quest for wisdom? How can this human inheritance assist us today? "Reintroducing Philosophy" seeks a more realistic framework for discourse on these questions than offered by the Western-centric worldview, which continues to be taught in schools almost by rote. It analyzes themes from several world traditions in logic, knowledge and metaphysics connected with the quest for completeness of thinking and practice. Its examination of the relation of knowing and being is based on sources as varied as Leibniz and Frege, Qūnawī and Ṣadrā, ancient Greek and classical Indian and Chinese thought. Shaker brings into the discussion the paradigm (unmūzaj) that Ṣadrā presented as that of man’s being in the world, encapsulating philosophy’s longstanding view of thinking as the gathering of civilization. "Reintroducing Philosophy" is based on a concentrated reading of all these sources, simply because human civilization had already been global and advanced before the present age.

The Gathering Dark and Other Tales

Author : Andrew Ian Dodge

ISBN10 : 059561146X

Publisher : iUniverse

Number of Pages : 202

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 400


Book Summary: The Sage of Wales' adventures continue in this exciting new collection by Andrew Ian Dodge In a short novel, The Sage must help his friend, Reginald Wiggenbottom, discover strength out of legend in order to save his unborn son from a nasty conspiracy Followed by three additional short tales First, the Sage must help a man come to grips with a dangerous family legacy. In the second, he must stop an overly detailed writer from accidentally freeing the Elder God, Cthulhu, from his watery cave and so bringing about the end of mankind. And finally, he must devise a way to keep an evil offshoot of Islam from raising a bloodthirsty pharaoh.

War of the Spark: Ravnica (Magic: The Gathering)

Author : Greg Weisman

ISBN10 : 1984817930

Publisher : Del Rey

Number of Pages : 384

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 939


Book Summary: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Experience the first official adventure in Magic: The Gathering’s multiverse in nearly a decade as the ultimate battle begins on Ravnica. Teyo Verada wants nothing more than to be a shieldmage, wielding arcane energies to protect his people from his world’s vicious diamondstorms. When he’s buried alive in the aftermath of his first real tempest, the young mage’s life is about to end before it can truly begin—until it doesn’t. In a flash, a power he didn’t know he had whisks him away from his home, to a world of stone, glass, and wonder: Ravnica. Teyo is a Planeswalker, one of many to be called to the world-spanning city—all lured by Nicol Bolas, the Elder Dragon. Bolas lays siege to the city of Ravnica, hungry for the ultimate prize: godhood itself. His unparalleled magic and unstoppable army appear poised to bring the city to utter ruin. Among those who stand in the way of Bolas’s terrifying machinations are the Gatewatch, Planeswalkers sworn to defeat evil, no matter where it’s found. But as they work to unite the other mages and mount a defense of the city and its people, the terrifying truth of Bolas’s plan becomes clear. The Elder Dragon has prepared a trap to ensnare the most powerful mages from across the Multiverse—and it’s too late to escape. As forces great and small converge on the city and the battle rages, the stakes could not be higher. If the Gatewatch falters and the Planeswalkers fail, the curtain will fall on the age of heroes—and rise on the infinite reign of Nicol Bolas.

Beyond the Gathering Storm (Canadian West Book #5)

Author : Janette Oke

ISBN10 : 9781441203502

Publisher : Bethany House

Number of Pages : 256

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 1286


Book Summary: Henry--a Canadian Mountie like his father--struggles between the call of duty and the call of his heart. When he informs a young logger's wife of her husband's death, the memory of that loss haunts him for years. Assigned to a new beat five years later, he rediscovers Amber and gains her trust...and eventually her heart.