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By Jeffrey Moore

Winner of the Canadian Authors organization Award for top Novel

Noel Burun has synesthesia and hypermnesia: he sees phrases in bright explosions of colours and shapes, which collide and commingle to shape a reminiscence so bitingly excellent that he can bear in mind every thing, from the 1001 tales of The Arabian Nights to the colour of his bib as a baby. yet for all his mnemonic talents, he's faced on a daily basis with a fact that's as unhappy because it is ironic: his loved mom, Stella, is with Alzheimer's sickness, her reminiscence slowly slipping into the quicksands of oblivion. The reminiscence Artists follows Noel, helped by way of a motley forged of acquaintances, on his quest to discover a healing for his mother's disease. the consequences are while darkly humorous, quirkily artistic, and extremely relocating. Alternating among third-person narratives and the diaries of Noel and Stella, Jeffrey Moore weaves a narrative jam-packed with impressive characters and a marginally of suspense that will get on the very center of what it ability to recollect and overlook, and that's a testomony to the uplifting strength of kin and friendship.

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By Kathy Reichs

"Fans of TV's CSI: Crime Scene Investigation may be in heaven" (People) getting into the area of forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance Brennan, megastar of Kathy Reichs' electrifyingly genuine bestsellers.

A harrowing excavation finds a chilling tragedy by no means laid to rest.

they're "the disappeared," twenty-three bloodbath sufferers buried in a good within the Guatemalan village of Chupan Ya twenty years in the past. top a staff of specialists on a meticulous, heartbreaking dig, Tempe Brennan items jointly the violence of the prior. yet a clean wave of terror starts while the awful sounds of a deadly assault on colleagues are available in on a blood-chilling satellite tv for pc name. Teaming up with certain Crimes Investigator Bartolomé Galiano and Montreal detective Andrew Ryan, Tempe fast turns into enmeshed within the instances of 4 privileged younger women who've vanished from Guatemala urban -- and unearths herself stuck in lethal territory the place energy, cash, greed, and technology converge.

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Download E-books Hades' Gate (Marius' Mules, Book 5) PDF

By S. J. A. Turney

54bc. As tensions construct in Gaul and the druids manoeuvre the tribes in the direction of normal uprising, Priscus and the diminishing senior employees of Caesar's military organize to come to Britannia, this time with an unlimited military and a will to overwhelm the tribes of that mysterious island. in the meantime in Rome and along with his ties to the overall severed, Fronto contemplates a non-military destiny as he settles into the lifetime of a married nobleman, socialising with Rome's elite and coming to phrases with the decline in his health in contemporary months. during this 12 months of emerging issues, Priscus will omit his former commander's presence greater than ever, whereas Fronto will examine greater than he needs to of the nice Pompey. With rebellious Gauls, defiant Britons, vengeful giants, veteran gladiators and unsafe criminals, Fronto is driven to the boundaries, using him to a call he dreads and a conflict for his very lifestyles on the steaming, hellish land of Hades' Gate.

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Download E-books Waterloo-City, City-Waterloo: The Waterloo and City Line (Penguin Underground Lines) PDF

By Leanne Shapton

Leanne Shapton, writer of Important Artifacts and private estate from the gathering of Lenore Doolan and Harold Morris and Swimming Studies, creates an authorly and inventive reaction to trip, paintings, and being a passenger—part of a sequence of 12 books tied to the 12 strains of the London Underground, as Tfl celebrates one hundred fifty years of the Tube with Penguin.

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By Amanda Grange, Jacqueline Webb

Praise for Mr. Darcy's Diary:

"Sensitive to the unique yet plenty of enjoyable ... a deal with for satisfaction and Prejudice fans." -Woman magazine

"Written with allure, splendor, and elegance, Amanda Grange's very good retelling... will make you fall in love with Fitzwilliam Darcy as soon as again!" -Single Titles

THE unique and correct DARCY relations VISITS THE LAND OF THE PHARAOHS

Pulled into the rage of Egyptology, the Darcys and their energetic young children embark on an day trip to discover a hidden tomb and discover its treasure. not just are immeasurable riches looking ahead to them within the unique land of the Sphinx, but in addition chance and betrayal and the opportunity to put an historical grudge to rest...

AMANDA GRANGE, bestselling writer of Mr. Darcy's Diary and Mr. Darcy, Vampyre, groups up with Egyptologist Jacqueline Webb to create a panoramic historic story, excellent for enthusiasts of Death involves Pemberley. The Darcys' adventures by the hands of those gifted storytellers open up entire new geographical regions of exploration for fans of Jane Austen and the Regency world.

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"Full of lots of secret, intrigue, and experience, let alone the delicious Mr. Darcy ... Austen fan-fiction at its best." -All approximately {n}

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Download E-books Cartwheel: A Novel (Random House Reader's Circle) PDF

NAMED the best BOOKS OF THE yr BY
Slate • Cosmopolitan • Salon • BuzzFeed • BookPage

Written with the riveting storytelling of authors like Emma Donoghue, Adam Johnson, Ann Patchett, and Curtis Sittenfeld, Cartwheel is a suspenseful and haunting novel of an American foreign currency scholar arrested for homicide, and a father attempting to carry his relations together.
 
When Lily Hayes arrives in Buenos Aires for her semester in a foreign country, she is enchanted by way of every little thing she encounters: the colourful structures, the road foodstuff, the good-looking, elusive guy round the corner. Her studious roommate Katy is a little a bore, yet Lily didn’t come to Argentina to hang around with different Americans.
 
5 weeks later, Katy is located brutally murdered of their shared domestic, and Lily is the best suspect. yet who's Lily Hayes? It is dependent upon who’s asking. because the case takes shape—revealing deceptions, secrets and techniques, and suspicious DNA—Lily seems to be alternately sinister and guileless in the course of the eyes of these round her: the media, her family members, the fellow who loves her and the fellow who seeks her conviction. With mordant wit and prepared emotional perception, Cartwheel bargains a prismatic research of the methods we choose what to see—and to believe—in each other and ourselves.
 
In Cartwheel, duBois grants a unique of propulsive mental suspense and infrequent ethical nuance. No readers will agree who Lily is and what occurred to her roommate. Cartwheel will hold you guessing until eventually the ultimate web page, and its questions about how good we actually understand ourselves will linger good beyond.

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“A clever, literary mystery [for] lovers of Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl.”The Huffington Post
 
“Psychologically astute . . . DuBois hits [the] better disappointment superb and dispenses with the entire salacious info you could effectively locate somewhere else. . . . The writing in Cartwheel is a pleasure—electric, fine-tuned, clever, conflicted. the unconventional is engrossing, and its portraiture hits delightfully and inevitably just about home.”The ny occasions ebook Review (Editor’s Choice)
 
“Marvelous . . . a gripping story . . . each sentence crackles with wit and imaginative and prescient. each web page casts a spell.”—Maggie Shipstead, writer of Seating Arrangements

“[You’ll] holiday your personal list of pages learn in keeping with minute as you tear via this book.”Marie Claire
 
“A convincing, compelling story . . . the tale performs out in all its well-told complexity.”—New York Daily News

“[A] gripping, gorgeously written novel . . . The emotional intelligence in Cartwheel is so sharp it’s nearly ruthless—a tabloid tragedy increased to excessive paintings. [Grade:] A-”—Entertainment Weekly
 
“Sure-footed and psychologically calibrated . . . Reviewers of duBois’s first novel, A Partial background of misplaced Causes, referred to as it brainy and lovely, a verdict that matches this successor. . . . because the pages fly, the reader rarely notices that duBois has stretched the style of the legal procedural.”Newsday

“The energy of Cartwheel resides in duBois’ expertise for figuring out how the international global can remove darkness from the main deeply held secrets and techniques we maintain from others, and ourselves.”Chicago Tribune

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Download E-books Conquistadora PDF

As a tender lady transforming into up in Spain, Ana Larragoity Cubillas is powerfully interested in Puerto Rico by means of the diaries of an ancestor who traveled there with Ponce de Leon. And in good-looking dual brothers Ramon and Inocente—both in love with Ana—she unearths how to get there. Marrying Ramon on the age of eighteen, she travels around the ocean to Hacienda los Gemelos, a distant sugar plantation the brothers have inherited. yet quickly the Civil warfare erupts within the usa, and Ana reveals her livelihood, and maybe even her lifestyles, threatened via the very humans on whose backs her wealth has been outfitted: the hacienda’s slaves, whose richly drawn tales spread along her personal during this epic novel of affection, discovery and adventure.  

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By Robin King

Alexandra Stewart doesn’t simply stroll down reminiscence lane, she lives on it. Her eidetic reminiscence files and performs again her reviews, DVD type. It’s nice while she aces a try out, yet no longer so nice while she topples over a adorable man. speak about an unending loop of humiliation.

When her Russian professor provides her an very unlikely puzzle, Alex discovers he has a secret—one that might catapult her right into a lifetime of cryptic codes and covert missions. after all, undertaking mystery ops will be more straightforward if she weren’t attempting to galvanize her good-looking new operating companion. as though love weren’t demanding sufficient already, now Alex is attempting to discover it whereas dodging bullets and going undercover.

One factor is certain, no matter what occurs can be endlessly etched into her reminiscence. and a few issues are larger left forgotten.
Alexandra Stewart doesn’t simply stroll down reminiscence lane, she lives on it. Her eidetic reminiscence documents and performs again her reports, DVD kind. It’s nice whilst she aces a try, yet no longer so nice while she topples over a lovable man. speak about an never-ending loop of humiliation.

When her Russian professor provides her an most unlikely puzzle, Alex discovers he has a secret—one that would catapult her right into a lifetime of cryptic codes and covert missions. after all, accomplishing mystery ops will be more uncomplicated if she weren’t attempting to galvanize her good-looking new operating accomplice. as though love weren’t tough adequate already, now Alex is making an attempt to discover it whereas dodging bullets and going undercover.

One factor is certain, no matter what occurs might be endlessly etched into her reminiscence. and a few issues are larger left forgotten.

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By Jean Thompson

the place is the road among love and loopy? How a lot of existence can ever be deliberate out or foreseen, even through clever, savvy, well-meaning humans? Newlyweds Jack and Chloe have all such benefits. Ensconced of their cheap Chicago condo, Jack struggles to pursue his writing occupation whereas Chloe works downtown utilizing herself to the realm of excessive finance. the town is theirs to delight in and revel in.

a guy in love, Jack aspires to be the best husband to Chloe. yet his personal self-doubts and Chloe's place of work flirtations solid shadows. Jealousy and misbehavior undermine their notions of themselves and every different. And their menacing, raffish acquaintances, with unstable lives and 911 calls, come to appear uncomfortably similar. within the excessive warmth of 1 Chicago summer season, Jack and Chloe's marriage roils right into a queasy chemistry of shallowness, lust, and greed.

this can be a love tale that twists, and twists back, because it follows the obdurate endurance of ardour and the oversized feelings that feed it. For a person who has ever fallen in love -- or out of it- -- City Boy units off literary fireworks.

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