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Blood and Ice
  • Author : Robert Masello
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Pages : 706
  • ISBN : 9780553591965
  • Reader Reviews : 12
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Journalist Michael Wilde—his world recently shattered by tragedy—has come to the South Pole looking for solace and a new lease on life. But what he finds on a routine dive in the polar sea is something else entirely: the bodies of a young man and a young woman, bound with chains and sealed forever in a block of ice. Beside them is an ancient chest filled with a sinister cargo. Wilde’s search to unravel the mystery of this doomed couple will lead from the battlefields of the Crimean War to the unexplored depths of the Antarctic Ocean, where an age-old curse survives to this day. And as the ice around the lovers begins to melt, Wilde will witness what may be a miracle—or a nightmare—in the making. What is dead, it turns out, is not always gone.

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    Through Blood and Ice
  • Author : Ferenc Imrey,Lewis Stanton Palen
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN : UCAL:$B675252
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  • Genre : Communism
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    Blood & Ice: Silk & Steel #3
  • Author : Ariana Nash
  • Publisher : Silk & Steel
  • Pages : 410
  • ISBN : 1916009220
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • An elven assassin. A dragon prince. Three days they had together. Three days was not enough. There's a traitor among the elves. A traitor who will stop at nothing to see Eroan pay for the crime of loving a dragon, and Eroan Ilanea will pay with blood. Lysander has never been free to choose his fate. That is about to change. Finally, he learns what it means to be emerald, but knowledge is power, and power whispers its seductive curse into the ear of a broken prince. Elf and dragon. Leaders, lovers, fighters. Fates entwined. But as the dragonkin rise under a new king, will Eroan's and Lysander's boundless love save the world or destroy it forever?

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    Blood & Ice
  • Author : Ariana Nash
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 338
  • ISBN : 1838185127
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  • Genre : Books
  • An elven assassin. A dragon prince. Three days they had together. Three days was not enough. There's a traitor among the elves. A traitor who will stop at nothing to see Eroan pay for the crime of loving a dragon, and Eroan Ilanea will pay with blood. Lysander has never been free to choose his fate. That is about to change. Finally, he learns what it means to be emerald, but knowledge is power, and power whispers its seductive curse into the ear of a broken prince. Elf and dragon. Leaders, lovers, fighters. Fates entwined. But as the dragonkin rise under a new king, will Eroan's and Lysander's boundless love save the world or destroy it forever?

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    Cathedrals of Glass
  • Author : A.J. Hartley
  • Publisher : To the Stars
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 1943272263
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • From the New York Times bestselling author of Steeplejack and co-author of Sekret Machines: Chasing Shadows with Blink-182’s Tom DeLonge, comes the first novel in a thrilling science fiction adventure—the Cathedrals of Glass saga… “Deviance is unattractive and jeopardizes all we hold dear…” Ten teenagers broke behavioral law. Sentenced to be reeducated on the moon of Jerem, they were placed in stasis on the automated ship Phetteron for their six day journey. They never reached their destination. “Home looks after its own…” Thrown off course by a computer malfunction, the Phetteron is damaged in an asteroid belt and crash lands on the uninhabited ice planet of Valkrys. Having spent their lives in temperature controlled environments, consuming nutrient supplements, and interacting with people mostly through the infonet, the teens are unprepared to depend on each other to face the harsh, hostile, and hellish landscape. Home will send a rescue party long before their meager supplies run out. “No contrary positions are viable…” Sola was a roamer. She wandered the city after curfew, reveling in the freedom of being disconnected from the techgrid and embracing the joy of physical activity. For those actions, Home declared her deviant. But on Valkrys, her deviance is an asset that may be the teens’ only hope for survival. As Sola explores their strange new world, she discovers that she and her shipmates are linked by something more frightening than their subversive behaviors—and uncovers a truth about the planet the authorities at Home wanted buried. Valkrys is not uninhabited. And what lives there is predatory…

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    Blood and Ice
  • Author : Robert Masello
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN : 9780553906134
  • Reader Reviews : 12
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Journalist Michael Wilde—his world recently shattered by tragedy—has come to the South Pole looking for solace and a new lease on life. But what he finds on a routine dive in the polar sea is something else entirely: the bodies of a young man and a young woman, bound with chains and sealed forever in a block of ice. Beside them is an ancient chest filled with a sinister cargo. Wilde’s search to unravel the mystery of this doomed couple will lead from the battlefields of the Crimean War to the unexplored depths of the Antarctic Ocean, where an age-old curse survives to this day. And as the ice around the lovers begins to melt, Wilde will witness what may be a miracle—or a nightmare—in the making. What is dead, it turns out, is not always gone.

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    Blood and Ice
  • Author : Leo Kessler
  • Publisher : Spellmount, Limited Publishers
  • Pages : 191
  • ISBN : 1862273340
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  • Genre : Fiction
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    The Chronicles of Conan Volume 28: Blood and Ice and Other Stories
  • Author : Charles Santino,Michael Fleisher
  • Publisher : Dark Horse Comics
  • Pages : 223
  • ISBN : 9781616553746
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  • Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Alfredo Alcala listed as contributing author on cover, but not listed on the title page.

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    Life on Ice
  • Author : Joanna Radin
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Pages : 318
  • ISBN : 9780226417318
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  • Genre : History
  • Preface: frozen spirits -- Introduction: within cold blood -- The technoscience of life at low temperature -- Latent life in biomedicine's ice age -- Temporalities of salvage -- "As yet unknown": life for the future -- "Before it's too late": life from the past -- Collecting, maintaining, reusing, and returning -- Managing the cold chain: making life mobile -- When futures arrive: lives after time -- Epilogue: thawing spirits

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    Blood and Ice
  • Author : Liz Lochhead
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN : 1848420617
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  • Genre : Drama
  • Summer 1816. A house party on the shores of Lake Geneva. Eighteen-year-old Mary and her husband Percy Bysshe Shelley, along with Mary's half-sister Claire and the infamous Lord Byron, take part in a challenge to see who can write the most horrifying story. Mary's contribution is to become one of the most celebrated Gothic novels of all time. In Blood and Ice, first staged in 1982 and revived several times since, Liz Lochhead tells the story of Frankenstein's creation as if set in a ghostly nursery. Using flashbacks and the rich poetic language for which she has become admired, Lochhead weaves a spider's web of connections between Mary's own tragic life and that of her literary monster.

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    Fire & Blood
  • Author : George R. R. Martin
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Pages : 801
  • ISBN : 9780593357538
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The thrilling history of the Targaryens comes to life in this masterly work, the inspiration for HBO’s Game of Thrones prequel series House of the Dragon “The thrill of Fire & Blood is the thrill of all Martin’s fantasy work: familiar myths debunked, the whole trope table flipped.”—Entertainment Weekly Centuries before the events of A Game of Thrones, House Targaryen—the only family of dragonlords to survive the Doom of Valyria—took up residence on Dragonstone. Fire & Blood begins their tale with the legendary Aegon the Conqueror, creator of the Iron Throne, and goes on to recount the generations of Targaryens who fought to hold that iconic seat, all the way up to the civil war that nearly tore their dynasty apart. What really happened during the Dance of the Dragons? Why was it so deadly to visit Valyria after the Doom? What were Maegor the Cruel’s worst crimes? What was it like in Westeros when dragons ruled the skies? These are but a few of the questions answered in this essential chronicle, as related by a learned maester of the Citadel. Readers have glimpsed small parts of this narrative in such volumes as The World of Ice & Fire, but now, for the first time, the full tapestry of Targaryen history is revealed. With all the scope and grandeur of Gibbon’s The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Fire & Blood is the first volume of the definitive two-part history of the Targaryens, giving readers a whole new appreciation for the dynamic, often bloody, and always fascinating history of Westeros. Praise for Fire & Blood “A masterpiece of popular historical fiction.”—The Sunday Times “The saga is a rich and dark one, full of both the title’s promised elements. . . . It’s hard not to thrill to the descriptions of dragons engaging in airborne combat, or the dilemma of whether defeated rulers should ‘bend the knee,’ ‘take the black’ and join the Night’s Watch, or simply meet an inventive and horrible end.”—The Guardian

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    In Cold Blood
  • Author : Truman Capote
  • Publisher : Modern Library
  • Pages : 417
  • ISBN : 9780812994384
  • Reader Reviews : 243
  • Genre : True Crime
  • Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time From the Modern Library’s new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by Truman Capote—also available are Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Other Voices, Other Rooms (in one volume), Portraits and Observations, and The Complete Stories Truman Capote’s masterpiece, In Cold Blood, created a sensation when it was first published, serially, in The New Yorker in 1965. The intensively researched, atmospheric narrative of the lives of the Clutter family of Holcomb, Kansas, and of the two men, Richard Eugene Hickock and Perry Edward Smith, who brutally killed them on the night of November 15, 1959, is the seminal work of the “new journalism.” Perry Smith is one of the great dark characters of American literature, full of contradictory emotions. “I thought he was a very nice gentleman,” he says of Herb Clutter. “Soft-spoken. I thought so right up to the moment I cut his throat.” Told in chapters that alternate between the Clutter household and the approach of Smith and Hickock in their black Chevrolet, then between the investigation of the case and the killers’ flight, Capote’s account is so detailed that the reader comes to feel almost like a participant in the events.

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    A Storm of Swords: Part 2 Blood and Gold (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 3)
  • Author : George R.R. Martin
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Pages : 611
  • ISBN : 9780007447749
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Fiction
  • HBO’s hit series A GAME OF THRONES is based on George R R Martin’s internationally bestselling series A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE, the greatest fantasy epic of the modern age. A STORM OF SWORDS: BLOOD AND GOLD is the SECOND part of the third volume in the series. ‘Colossal, staggering . . . one of the greats’ SFX

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    Blood and Ice
  • Author : Lois H. Gresh
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 274
  • ISBN : 1934501204
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • As alien vampires that have slept for centuries in Antarctica begin awakening and moving to the Mediterranean, Chloe Desmarais finds that living with her abusive family is worse than the cold embrace of these new icy-fanged lovers. On the cusp of either running away from the city in which she grew up or staying to help herself and her few remaining friends, Chloe meets a vampire who is not like the rest. Merging science with horror, this fast-paced novel is sure to appeal to fans of vampires and science fiction.

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    Blood on the Ice
  • Author : Katriena Knights
  • Publisher : Samhain Publishing
  • Pages : 314
  • ISBN : 1619225514
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • The neutral zone is no place for a vampire. A right wing for the Chicago Blackhawks, all Travis Payne wants is to see his name on the Stanley Cup. He certainly doesn't expect to be attacked by a vampire on the eve of the Finals. But when he wakes up in the Warm Room of the Cook County Morgue, he knows his life will never be the same. Fortunately, Travis can still play hockey with the Chicago Cobras, the local vampire league franchise. Cobras captain Marcus Antonius, a former Roman gladiator, is more than willing to help Travis adjust to his new life, his new team, and the erosion of his formerly flaming heterosexuality. Travis is a difficult student, though-all he wants is his life to return to normal. Unfortunately, learning to be a good vampire is even more complicated than following concussion protocols, and Travis will have to let go of everything to find a new normal. Warning: Contains two hot alpha males playing hard on the ice and in the bedroom.

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    A Storm of Swords
  • Author : George R. R. Martin
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 656
  • ISBN : 0007548265
  • Reader Reviews : 46
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The Starks are scattered. Robb Stark may be King in the North, but he must bend to the will of the old tyrant Walder Frey if he is to hold his crown. And while his youngest sister, Arya, has escaped the clutches of the depraved Cersei Lannister and her son, the capricious boy-king Joffrey, Sansa Stark remains their captive. Meanwhile, across the ocean, Daenerys Stormborn, the last heir of the Dragon King, delivers death to the slave-trading cities of Astapor and Yunkai as she approaches Westeros with vengeance in her heart.

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    Floating Coast: An Environmental History of the Bering Strait
  • Author : Bathsheba Demuth
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 9780393635171
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  • Genre : History
  • A groundbreaking exploration of the relationship between capitalism, communism, and Arctic ecology since the dawn of the industrial age. Whales and walruses, caribou and fox, gold and oil: through the stories of these animals and resources, Bathsheba Demuth reveals how people have turned ecological wealth in a remote region into economic growth and state power for more than 150 years. The first-ever comprehensive history of Beringia, the Arctic land and waters stretching from Russia to Canada, Floating Coast breaks away from familiar narratives to provide a fresh and fascinating perspective on an overlooked landscape. The unforgiving territory along the Bering Strait had long been home to humans—the Inupiat and Yupik in Alaska, and the Yupik and Chukchi in Russia—before Americans and Europeans arrived with revolutionary ideas for progress. Rapidly, these frigid lands and waters became the site of an ongoing experiment: How, under conditions of extreme scarcity, would the great modern ideologies of capitalism and communism control and manage the resources they craved? Drawing on her own experience living with and interviewing indigenous people in the region, as well as from archival sources, Demuth shows how the social, the political, and the environmental clashed in this liminal space. Through the lens of the natural world, she views human life and economics as fundamentally about cycles of energy, bringing a fresh and visionary spin to the writing of human history. Floating Coast is a profoundly resonant tale of the dynamic changes and unforeseen consequences that immense human needs and ambitions have brought, and will continue to bring, to a finite planet.

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    Biofictions
  • Author : Martin Middeke,Werner Huber
  • Publisher : Camden House
  • Pages : 248
  • ISBN : 157113123X
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  • Genre : Literary Collections
  • Biofictions sets out to explore this renewed interest in Romantic artist-figures in the context of the current renaissance of "life-writing."

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    Frostworld
  • Author : Blake Arthur Peel
  • Publisher : Independently Published
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9798542561646
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  • Genre : Books
  • On Frostworld, only the strong survive... Jarl Beckström dreams of one day becoming a great warrior. Sadly, he had the misfortune of being lowborn-classless, unable to level up. He lives the mundane life of a poor mud-farmer, subjected to the whims of the infamous battleborn and the magical fireborn. But legend says that deeds of great courage can change a person's class... When the Clan Lord's son unexpectedly disappears, Jarl sees an opportunity to prove himself a hero and rise above the lowly station of his birth. He goes against the traditions of his people to seek his destiny... and possibly even his death. However, dark things stir in the frozen wilderness. A star has fallen from the heavens and the dead have begun to rise. While clanholds struggle in eternal conflict and powerful men vie for control, only an ambitious mud-farmer and his domineering sister can shed light on the true enemy: the monstrous, undead draugr... Don't miss the start of an epic GameLit/LitRPG adventure with a Viking and Norse Mythology twist. It's perfect for fans of Unsouled, Iron Prince, and Sufficiently Advanced Magic.

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    Blood and Ice
  • Author : Neil Tonge
  • Publisher : Gardners Books
  • Pages : 69
  • ISBN : 0713654252
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • The stories in the World War II Flashbacks series draw the reader into the experiences and emotions of a young person's life, caught against a period backdrop of historical upheaval. The child reader can also absorb important historical details that might otherwise be taught only as dry facts.

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    A Storm of Swords
  • Author : George R. R. Martin
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Pages : 626
  • ISBN : 9780007447855
  • Reader Reviews : 21
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The third volume in George R.R. Martin's superb and highly acclaimed epic fantasy A Song of Ice and Fire continues the richest, most exotic and mesmerising saga since The Lord of the Rings.

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    Ice, Mud and Blood
  • Author : Chris Turney
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 0230553834
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Nature
  • Imagine a world of wildly escalating temperatures, apocalyptic flooding, devastating storms and catastrophic sea levels. This might sound like a prediction for the future or the storyline of a new Hollywood blockbuster but it’s actually what occurred on earth in the past. In a day and age when worrying forecasts for future climate change are the norm, it seems hard to believe that such things happened regularly over time. Can humankind decipher the past and learn from it? As science gains new understanding of how the planet works, it’s becoming increasingly clear that no one place is disconnected from anywhere else. From the Alps to the Andes, seemingly unrelated parts of the world are connected in one way or another. By reading this book you’ll realize that we're facing challenges beyond anything our species has had to contend with before.

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    Children of Blood and Bone
  • Author : Tomi Adeyemi
  • Publisher : Henry Holt Books For Young Readers
  • Pages : 543
  • ISBN : 9781250170972
  • Reader Reviews : 68
  • Genre : YOUNG ADULT FICTION
  • Zľie Adebola remembers when the soil of Ors̐ha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zľie's Reaper mother summoned forth souls.

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    Ice Nine Kills: Inked in Blood
  • Author : Steve Foxe,Ice Nine Kills,Z2 Comics
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 148
  • ISBN : 9781940878539
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • "Tying in with the events of Ice Nine Kills' next cinematic album, 'The Silver Scream,' 'Inked in blood' follows a bullied teen super-fan who's convinced that her favorite frontman could never have committed the grotesque crimes for which he's now standing trial"--Page 4 of cover.

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    Blood And Gold
  • Author : Anne Rice
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Pages : 752
  • ISBN : 9781409036685
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • SOON TO BE A MAJOR TV SHOW, FROM THE NETWORK BEHIND THE WALKING DEAD '[W]hen I found Rice's work I absolutely loved how she took that genre and (...) made [it] feel so contemporary and relevant' Sarah Pinborough, bestselling author of Behind Her Eyes '[Rice wrote] in the great tradition of the gothic' Ramsey Campbell, bestselling author of The Hungry Moon The 8th novel in Anne Rice's internationally bestselling Vampire Chronicles Here is the glorious and sinister life of Marius: patrician by birth, scholar by choice and one of the oldest vampires of them all. From his genesis in ancient Rome, to his present day we follow the story of this aristocratic and powerful killer. His is a tale that spans the breadth of time. When the Visigoths sack his city, Marius is there; with the resurgence of the glory of Rome, he is there, still searching for his lost love Pandora. So prevalent is Marius that it is he who gives the dark gift to the illustrious vampire Armand. Intertwined with the stories of a magnificent Pantheon of the undead this account of Marius is the most wondrous and mind-blowing of them all.

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    Blood Feud
  • Author : Jackie Andrews
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 302
  • ISBN : 0689872917
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fantasy
  • YA. The first of a sequence of fantasy thrillers starring a fey, streetwise private investigator, Silke - who combines her magical skills with those of a telepathic boy, Stone, to solve crimes against the kingdom. 11 yrs+

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    The Wim Hof Method
  • Author : Wim Hof
  • Publisher : Sounds True
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN : 9781683644101
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  • Genre : Health & Fitness
  • INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The only definitive book authored by Wim Hof on his powerful method for realizing our physical and spiritual potential. “This method is very simple, very accessible, and endorsed by science. Anybody can do it, and there is no dogma, only acceptance. Only freedom.” —Wim Hof Wim Hof has a message for each of us: “You can literally do the impossible. You can overcome disease, improve your mental health and physical performance, and even control your physiology so you can thrive in any stressful situation.” With The Wim Hof Method, this trailblazer of human potential shares a method that anyone can use—young or old, sick or healthy—to supercharge their capacity for strength, vitality, and happiness. Wim has become known as “The Iceman” for his astounding physical feats, such as spending hours in freezing water and running barefoot marathons over deserts and ice fields. Yet his most remarkable achievement is not any record-breaking performance—it is the creation of a method that thousands of people have used to transform their lives. In his gripping and passionate style, Wim shares his method and his story, including: • Breath—Wim’s unique practices to change your body chemistry, infuse yourself with energy, and focus your mind • Cold—Safe, controlled, shock-free practices for using cold exposure to enhance your cardiovascular system and awaken your body’s untapped strength • Mindset—Build your willpower, inner clarity, sensory awareness, and innate joyfulness in the miracle of living • Science—How users of this method have redefined what is medically possible in study after study • Health—True stories and testimonials from people using the method to overcome disease and chronic illness • Performance—Increase your endurance, improve recovery time, up your mental game, and more • Wim’s Story—Follow Wim’s inspiring personal journey of discovery, tragedy, and triumph • Spiritual Awakening—How breath, cold, and mindset can reveal the beauty of your soul Wim Hof is a man on a mission: to transform the way we live by reminding us of our true power and purpose. “This is how we will change the world, one soul at a time,” Wim says. “We alter the collective consciousness by awakening to our own boundless potential. We are limited only by the depth of our imagination and the strength of our conviction.” If you’re ready to explore and exceed the limits of your own potential, The Wim Hof Method is waiting for you.

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    Sapphire and Steel
  • Author : Violet Froste
  • Publisher : Independently Published
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN : 1672842093
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  • Genre : Books
  • Svagnar is the ferocious warrior jarl of Arkavic. To stop the neighbouring king from constantly attacking his country, he's formed an audacious plan: he will abduct his enemy's daughter and make her his wife, hoping that tying their countries together through marriage will end the war. But the last thing he intends is to become dangerously attracted to his stolen bride. Aster is the captain of the princess's guard. She is low-born, steadfast and fiercely loyal. But now, the princess is being sent away to be wed, and on the way they are surprised by a group of barbarian warriors from Arkavik. To save the princess from capture, Aster claims to be her and gets taken instead. The last thing she expects is to become a royal bride in a desperate bid to save a country. Caught between war and peace, lies and loyalty, duty and lust, the two find themselves dangerously drawn to each other. But in the chess game of war, the heart is always the first pawn to be sacrificed. This is a stand-alone, enemies-to-lovers, forced marriage romance set in the medieval fantasy world of Westmere and contains sexual content not suitable for adults. --- "A blend of Game of Thrones & Radiance (by Grace Draven)." Becca, Goodreads ★★★★★ "The world is is beautiful, you've got angst, you've got pining, you've got action, and the sex is hot as.I really adored this book." Emily, Amazon Review ★★★★★ "The lyrical narrative was an absolute joy to read. Was my first time reading a romance novel and if all romance novels are like this I should read more!" Grey, Goodreads ★★★★★ "With a bit of intrigue, a lot of chemistry and a bucket load of romance, this story was one I couldn't put down and I recommend it to anyone who enjoys romance." Jules, Amazon Review ★★★★★ "I love a good bodice-ripper and this absolutely qualifies. A traditional story line, told well, with compelling characters. I would definitely recommend this as a good, fun, sexy read." Amanda, Goodreads ★★★★★

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    Blood on Snow
  • Author : Jo Nesbo
  • Publisher : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
  • Pages : 127
  • ISBN : 9780804172561
  • Reader Reviews : 31
  • Genre : Fiction
  • From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Cockroaches, Olav Johansen is a walking contradiction: a cold-blooded killer with a heart of gold. This was not a problem—until he fell for his boss’s wife…. “Nesbø’s much-heralded gifts are on display.” —The New York Times Book Review Olav is a fixer for a high-profile crime kingpin in 1970s Oslo. He easily takes care of anyone who causes trouble for his boss. But he is more complicated than he seems. Olav's latest job puts him at the pinnacle of his trade, but it may become his greatest mistake: It turns out that the more you know about your boss's business, the more your boss might want you fixed yourself—especially if you're falling for his wife.

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    Under the Ice Blades
  • Author : Lindsay Buroker
  • Publisher : Lindsay Buroker
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : N.a
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  • Genre : Fiction
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    Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, 1818-2018
  • Author : Maria Parrino,Alessandro Scarsella,Michela Vanon Alliata
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN : 9781527554009
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • Ever since Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein was first published in 1818, the story of the scientist and his Creature has been constantly told, discussed, adapted, filmed, and translated, making generations of readers approach the novel in an extraordinary variety of ways and languages. This new collection of nineteen essays brings together a range of international scholars to provide an introduction to, and a series of pathways through, this iconic novel. Chapters explore various topics, from the Bible, mythology, ruins, and human rights, to the sublime, the epistolary, and acoustics. They also place the novel in a wider cultural context, exploring its numerous afterlives, its reception, and adaptations in different media, such as drama, cinema, graphic novels, television series, and computer games. Aimed at both scholars and new readers of Frankenstein, in its different guises, this volume stimulates an informed appreciation of one of the most influential and haunting novels of all time.

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    Edinburgh Companion to Scottish Drama
  • Author : Ian Brown
  • Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9780748646340
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  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • Combines historical rigour with an analysis of dramatic contexts, themes and formsThe 17 contributors explore the longstanding and vibrant Scottish dramatic tradition and the important developments in Scottish dramatic writing and theatre, with particular attention to the last 100 years.The first part of the volume covers Scottish drama from the earliest records to the late twentieth-century literary revival, as well as translation in Scottish theatre and non-theatrical drama. The second part focuses on the work of influential Scottish playwrights, from J. M. Barrie and James Bridie to Ena Lamont Stewart, Liz Lochhead and Edwin Morgan and right up to contemporary playwrights Anthony Neilson, Gregory Burke, Henry Adams and Douglas Maxwell.

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    Vigil
  • Author : Robert Masello
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 390
  • ISBN : 0425203506
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The unearthing of a mysterious fossil of a creature older than the earth and the discovery of a long-lost legendary parchment bring paleontologist Carter Cox face to face with the forces of darkness as he is given the task of deciphering their sinister message that unleashes a mythic evil on modern-day New York. Original.

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    Bestiary
  • Author : Robert Masello
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN : 9781440623905
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A manuscript illuminated with fantastical creatures said to have roamed the Garden of Eden, the bestiary has been handed down throughout the centuries by one of the Arab world's most prominent families. Commissioned to restore it is the beautiful young art curator, Beth Cox. But it is Beth's husband, Carter—a paleontologist making his own dire discoveries in Los Angeles's famed La Brea Tar Pits—who will be led by the bestiary into a living, breathing menagerie of wonders…and horrors. Now myth and reality are about to collide. Carter will step back into a world before time…and unleash the creatures that haunt our dreams and nightmares.

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    Advances in Insect Physiology
  • Author : N.a
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  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 744
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  • Author : Hampton Sides
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Pages : 482
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  • NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and heroism in the Gilded Age from the New York Times bestselling author of Ghost Soldiers. • “A splendid book in every way…a marvelous nonfiction thriller.” —The Wall Street Journal On July 8, 1879, Captain George Washington De Long and his team of thirty-two men set sail from San Francisco on the USS Jeanette. Heading deep into uncharted Arctic waters, they carried the aspirations of a young country burning to be the first nation to reach the North Pole. Two years into the harrowing voyage, the Jeannette's hull was breached by an impassable stretch of pack ice, forcing the crew to abandon ship amid torrents of rushing of water. Hours later, the ship had sunk below the surface, marooning the men a thousand miles north of Siberia, where they faced a terrifying march with minimal supplies across the endless ice pack. Enduring everything from snow blindness and polar bears to ferocious storms and labyrinths of ice, the crew battled madness and starvation as they struggled desperately to survive. With thrilling twists and turns, In The Kingdom of Ice is a spellbinding tale of heroism and determination in the most brutal place on Earth.