Sonnensturm

By Arthur C. Clarke, Stephen Baxter

Ein Meisterwerk der modernen technology Fiction

Die große Fortsetzung von »Die Zeit-Odyssee«: Zwei der bekanntesten Science-Fiction-Autoren der Welt haben sich zusammengetan, um Arthur C. Clarkes legendäres Meisterwerk »2001 - Odyssee im Weltraum« zu einem dramatischen Finale zu bringen.

Es ist das Jahr 2037 - als das Raum-Zeit-Kontinuum plötzlich auseinander bricht und auf strange Weise wieder zusammengefügt wird. Wie konnte das geschehen? Welche Macht ist imstande, eine solch gewaltige Veränderung zu bewirken? Das größte Abenteuer unserer Zeit beginnt.

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Lincoln's Dreams

By Connie Willis

"A novel of classical proportions and virtues...humane and moving."–The Washington submit publication World

"A love tale on a couple of point, and Ms. Willis does justice to all of them. It used to be simply towards the tip of the publication that i spotted how a lot stress were generated, how engrossed i used to be within the characters, how a lot I cared approximately their fates."–The ny instances ebook Review

For Jeff Johnston, a tender historic reseacher for a Civil struggle novelist, fact is redefined on a sour chilly evening close to the shut of a lingering wintry weather. He meets Annie, an extreme and beautiful younger girl struggling with vibrant, severe nightmares. Haunted by way of the dreamer and her unrelenting goals, Jeff leads Annie on an emotional odyssey during the heartland of the Civil warfare looking for a therapy. On long-silenced battlefields their courting blossoms–two obsessed enthusiasts associated by way of unbreakable chains of historical past, torn by means of an obligation which could break them either. Suspenseful, relocating, and hugely compelling, Lincoln’s Dreams is a singular of infrequent innovative strength.

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Ed King (Vintage Contemporaries)

By David Guterson

 
A Seattle Times top e-book of the Year

In Seattle of 1962, Walter Cousins, a mild-mannered actuary takes a chance of his personal and makes the largest mistakes of his lifestyles: He sleeps with Diane Burroughs, the horny, not-quite-legal British au pair who’s taking good care of his young ones for the summer time. while Diane turns into pregnant and leaves their child on a doorstep, it units in movement a tragedy of epic proportions. The orphaned baby, followed by means of an adoring relatives and named Edward Aaron King, grows as much as develop into a billionaire web multi-millionaire and a world celebrity—the “King of Search”—who unknowingly, yet inexorably, hurtles via existence towards a destiny he can have no approach of reversing.

Sweeping, propulsive, and darkly funny, Ed King re-imagines one of many world’s maximum tragedies—Oedipus Rex—for our personal period, bringing modern urgency to a story that also has the facility to surprise and inform.

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The House of Tomorrow

By Peter Bognanni

"A humorous and special debut." (Publishers Weekly).

Sebastian Prendergast lives along with his eccentric grandmother in a geodesic dome. His homeschooling has taught him much-but he is discovered little approximately women, junk meals, or loud, offended song.

Then destiny casts Sebastian out of the dome, and he unearths a unique type of teach in Jared Whitcomb: a chain-smoking sixteen-year-old center transplant recipient who teaches him the methods of uprising. jointly they shape a punk band and plan to take the neighborhood church expertise express via typhoon. but if his grandmother calls him again to the futurist existence she has deliberate for him, he needs to come to a decision even if to respond to the call-or commence a way forward for his personal.

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Aeneid (Oxford World's Classics)

By Virgil

Frederick Ahl's new translation captures the thrill, poetic power, and highbrow strength of the unique in a fashion that hasn't ever been performed sooner than. Ahl has used a model of Virgil's historical hexameter, a swift-moving six-beat line various among twelve and seventeen syllables, to breed the unique poetry in a thrillingly exact and fascinating type. this can be an Aeneid that the first-time reader can take hold of and revel in, and whose rendition of Virgil's subtleties of proposal and language will enthrall these already acquainted with the epic. not like so much translators, Ahl has selected to preserve Virgil's word-play, the puns and anagrams and different cases of the poet's ebullient wit. "Like Shakespeare and the Greek tragedians, Virgil grasped that humor and earnestness aren't at the same time specific in paintings to any extent further than they're in lifestyles. One may still learn the Aeneid now not in solemn homage, yet for enjoyment." superior via Elaine Fantham's creation, Ahl's entire notes and a useful listed word list, this energetic new translation brings readers toward the unique and the myriad enjoyments to be came upon there.

About the sequence: For over a hundred years Oxford World's Classics has made to be had the broadest spectrum of literature from world wide. each one cheap quantity displays Oxford's dedication to scholarship, delivering the main actual textual content plus a wealth of different invaluable beneficial properties, together with specialist introductions via top professionals, voluminous notes to elucidate the textual content, up to date bibliographies for extra examine, and masses more.

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The She-Wolf (The Accursed Kings, Book 5)

By Maurice Druon

‘This used to be the unique online game of thrones’ George R.R. Martin

Charles IV is now king of France and his sister is Edward II of England’s Queen. Having been imprisoned by means of Edward as chief of the rebellious English barons, Roger Mortimer escapes to France, the place he joins the battle opposed to the English Aquitaine. however it is his love affair with Isabella, the ‘She-Wolf of France’, who has come doubtless to barter a treaty of peace that seals his fate…

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Blood Feud (The Drake Chronicles)

By Alyxandra Harvey

It's been centuries considering the fact that Isabeau St. Croix slightly survived the French Revolution. Now she's made her as far back as the dwelling and he or she needs to face the last word try out via confronting the evil British lord who left her for lifeless the day she changed into a vampire. that is if she will be able to regulate her affection for Logan Drake, a vampire whose chew is as candy because the revenge she seeks.
The clans are amassing for Helena's royal coronation because the subsequent vampire queen, and new alliances are starting to shape now that the previous rifts of girl Natasha's reign have began to heal. yet with a brand new universal enemy, Leander Montmarte―a vicious chief who hopes to strength Solange to marry him and usurp the ability of the throne for himself―the clans needs to stand jointly to maintain the peace he threatens to destroy.
This moment event within the Drake Chronicles―told from either Logan's and Isabeau's perspectives―has all of the similar butt-kicking motion, heart-pounding romances and snarky humor that readers enjoyed in Hearts at Stake, in addition to interesting new revelations in regards to the vampire dynasties to maintain readers coming again for more.

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The Devil's Fire

By Matt Tomerlin

From debut writer Matt Tomerlin comes a brutal story of revenge set through the Golden Age of Piracy.

Katherine Lindsay, the pampered younger spouse of a filthy rich send captain, has left her leisurely lifestyles in London to accompany her husband to the United States. thus far, their trip has been uneventful, even dull. but if ruthless pirates abruptly hurricane on board to plunder her husband's riches, Katherine is among the treasures they thieve, sparking a bloody chain of occasions that may modify the process piracy within the Caribbean perpetually. Pirate enthusiasts will locate no scarcity of treachery, cutlass duels, ship-to-ship battles, buried treasure and masses, even more.

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Is This Acid In My Applesauce?

By Josh Kraus

Is that this Acid In My Applesauce? is a twisted story for grownups a couple of little boy who feeds his head with greater than simply junk food.

Illustrated via Daryl Alexsy

Five-year-old Theo prepares for an epic conflict with a drooling monster within the basement. ma and pa freak out after figuring out their son chowed down on a tab of LSD he nabbed from dad's pockets. whereas Theo is blasted right into a weird and wonderful new truth of evil cupcake factories and monster wrestle education, his bickering mom and dad are too busy arguing to manage their more and more deranged baby.

As the day maintains, marriages are demonstrated, heroes are born, and trampolines are jumped on. So buckle-up humans, simply because your pants are falling down and that i can see your butt. There's a tattoo on that butt. It says experience. Let's move on one.

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