William Shakespeare's Verily a New Hope (William Shakespeare's Star Wars, Book 4)

By Ian Doescher

Go back once again to a galaxy a long way, far-off with this elegant retelling of George Lucas’s epic Star Wars in the fashion of the immortal Bard of Avon. The saga of a sensible (Jedi) knight and an evil (Sith) lord, of an attractive princess held captive and a tender hero coming of age, Star Wars abounds with the entire valor and villainy of Shakespeare’s maximum plays. ’Tis a story advised via fretful droids, choked with trustworthy Wookiees and fearstome Stormtroopers, signifying...pretty a lot everything.

Reimagined in excellent iambic pentameter—and entire with twenty beautiful Elizabethan illustrations--William Shakespeare’s big name Wars will astound and edify Rebels and Imperials alike. Zounds! This is the publication you’re searching for.

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H2O

By Virginia Bergin

.27 is a bunch Ruby hates.

It's a bunch that marks the share of the inhabitants that has survived. it is a quantity that suggests she's one of many "lucky" few nonetheless status. And it is a quantity that claims her father is maybe lifeless.

Against all odds, Ruby has survived the catastrophic onset of the killer rain. weeks after the radio begun broadcasting the caution, "It's within the rain. it really is deadly and there is no cure," the drinkable water is working out. Ruby's left with suggestions: persevere on her personal, or embark on a treacherous trip around the state to discover her father-if he is even nonetheless alive.

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On Chesil Beach

By Ian McEwan

In 1962, Florence and Edward have fun their marriage ceremony in a inn at the Dorset coast. but as they dine, the expectancy in their marital tasks weighs over them. And unbeknownst to either, the selections they make tonight will resonate all through their lives. With beautiful prose, Ian McEwan creates in On Chesil Beach a narrative of lives remodeled by means of a gesture no longer made or a notice no longer spoken.

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Snow White and the Seven Samurai

As soon as upon a time, every thing was once nice. Humpty Dumpty sat on his wall, Jack and Jill went approximately their lawful company, the large undesirable Wolf did what large undesirable wolves do, and the depraved queen plotted homicide such a lot foul. however the people hacked, cried havoc, close down the depraved queen's method, and corrupted her database-and unexpectedly every thing used to be no longer nice in any respect. yet at the least we all know that they will all reside fortunately ever after. do not we? desktops and fairy stories collide to hilarious impression within the most modern gleaming cocktail of mayhem, wit, and beauty from the grasp of comedian myth.

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I Will Fear No Evil

The brilliantly surprising tale of the last word transplant from New York Times bestselling writer Robert A. Heinlein.

As startling and provocative as his famous Stranger in an odd Land, here's Heinlein's outstanding masterpiece a few guy supremely gifted, immensely previous and obscenely prosperous who discovers that cash can purchase every little thing. Even a brand new existence within the physique of an attractive younger woman.

Once back, grasp storyteller Robert A. Heinlein delievers a wild and fascinating vintage of technology fiction.

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Succession: A Novel

By Livi Michael

1445. King Henry VI is married through proxy to Margaret of Anjou. French, appealing and unpopular, her marriage explanations a countrywide uproar.

At an identical time, the newborn Margaret Beaufort is made a superb heiress and without warning turns into crucial commodity within the country. Her youth is lived in distant, echoing castles, whereas all people at King Henry's courtroom competes to be her dad or mum and engineer an useful alliance along with her uncle, the Duke of Somerset.

With the cave in of Henry VI's carry on France, discord one of the English nobles breaks out into civil conflict. Henry turns into the mad king, and Margaret of Anjou announces herself Queen Regent, left by myself to struggle for her son's place as rightful inheritor. in the meantime, Margaret Beaufort, even if nonetheless little greater than a toddler at 13, has been married two times and given beginning to her basically son―the destiny King of England.

Succession is an inventive and engrossing novel in regards to the occasions that encouraged George R.R. Martin's A tune of Ice and Fire. it is the tale of the autumn of the home of Lancaster and of the 2 outstanding ladies who gave delivery to the Tudor dynasty. The dramatic plot is supplemented with brief chronicles that have been written on the time, additional rooting readers within the history.

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The Ladder in the Sky

"One of crucial technological know-how fiction authors. Brunner held a reflect as much as replicate our foibles simply because he desired to store us from ourselves."
--SF Site

For each one new release, there's a author intended to bend the principles of what we all know. Hugo Award winner (Best Novel, STAND ON ZANZIBAR) and British technological know-how fiction grasp John Brunner is still essentially the most influential and revered authors of all time, and now E-Reads is happy to re-introduce lots of his vintage works. For readers acquainted with his imaginative and prescient, it is a probability to re-evaluate his considerate worlds and phrases, whereas for brand spanking new readers, Brunner's paintings proves itself the very definition of timeless.

In THE LADDER within the SKY, a ravenous adolescence, trapped in poverty and with out desire of break out, is taken prisoner and provided up in a precise "deal with the devil,"--servitude for a yr and an afternoon in go back for assisting a resistance team loose their imprisoned planetary chief. whilst he returns to recognition, he's instructed that the satan has taken up place of abode inside of him. initially, he thinks not anything is modified and he can reap the benefits of the placement yet a few scary surprises are in shop for him. With an SF surroundings and a delusion premise, this can be considered one of Brunner's most sensible hybrids of motion, magic, expertise and suspense. 

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Breakdown: A Love Story

By Katherine Amt Hanna

An influenza plague decimates humanity...

A guy loses his spouse and child daughter...

Six years after a plague devastates the human inhabitants, former rock celebrity Chris fee eventually makes it from big apple to Britain to reunite together with his brother. His passage leaves him scarred, in physique and brain, through publicity to humankind at its such a lot determined and unsafe. yet one other ordeal awaits him past the city ruins, in an idyllic nation shelter the place Chris meets a lady, Pauline, who's mostly untouched by means of the world’s horrors. jointly, Chris and Pauline adopt the main tough part of Chris’s trip: confronting grief, violence, and the fellow Chris has turn into. they are going to realize no matter if the human spirit is in a position to surviving and loving back during this darker, tougher world.

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Far Horizons: All New Tales from the Greatest Worlds of Science Fiction

By Robert Silverberg

The universe of the brain is a unlimited expanse of wonders, jam-packed with worlds and secrets and techniques that can not be absolutely explored in the pages of a unmarried novel. right here, technological know-how fiction's such a lot cherished and hugely commemorated writers revisit their best-known worlds in possibly the best focus of technological know-how fiction ever in a single volume.

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