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Chronicles of the Black Company
  • Author : Glen Cook
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 706
  • ISBN : 9780765319234
  • Reader Reviews : 25
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The tough, battle-hardened mercenaries of the Black Company risk their lives and their souls as they set out to find the White Rose, a mystical figure who embodies the very essence of good and who is the only one who can defeat the forces of evil, in an omnibus volume containing The Black Company, Shadows Linger, and The White Rose. Original. 30,000 first printing.

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    The Black Company
  • Author : Glen Cook
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 324
  • ISBN : 0812521390
  • Reader Reviews : 60
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The tough mercenaries of the Black Company risk their lives and their souls as they set out to find the White Rose, a mystical figure who embodies the very essence of good. Reissue.

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    The Return of the Black Company
  • Author : Glen Cook
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 673
  • ISBN : 9780765324009
  • Reader Reviews : 6
  • Genre : Fiction
  • She is the darkness: Croaker, Lady, Murgen the annalist, the sorcerer One-Eye, and their fellow mercenary warriors in the hire of the city of Taglia discover their situation is not what it seems.

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    Shadows Linger
  • Author : Glen Cook
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 324
  • ISBN : 0812508424
  • Reader Reviews : 17
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The Black Company, courageous mercenaries serving the Lady, battles the evil rebel forces falsely professing to follow the White Rose, a long-dead heroine, and discovers the mute girl they rescued is the true White Rose reborn

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    The White Rose
  • Author : Glen Cook
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781466831025
  • Reader Reviews : 11
  • Genre : Fiction
  • She is the last hope of good in the war against the evil sorceress known as the Lady. From a secret base on the Plains of Fear, where even the Lady hesitates to go, the Black Company, once in service to the Lady, now fights to bring victory to the White Rose. But now an even greater evil threatens the world. All the great battles that have gone before will seem a skirmishes when the Dominator rises from the grave. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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    Port of Shadows
  • Author : Glen Cook
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781250174567
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Glen Cook, the father of Grimdark, returns to the Chronicles of the Black Company with a military fantasy adventure in Port of Shadows. The soldiers of the Black Company don’t ask questions, they get paid. But being “The Lady’s favored” is attracting the wrong kind of attention and has put a target on their backs--and the Company’s historian, Croaker, has the biggest target of all. The one person who was taken into The Lady’s Tower and returned unchanged has earned the special interest of the court of sorcerers known as The Ten Who Were Taken. Now, he and the company are being asked to seek the aid of their newest member, Mischievous Rain, to break a rebel army. However, Croaker doesn’t trust any of the Taken, especially not ones that look so much like The Lady and her sister... The Chronicles of the Black Company #1 The Chronicles of The Black Company #2 The Books of the South #3 The Return of The Black Company #4 The Many Deaths of the Black Company At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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    Shadow Games
  • Author : Glen Cook
  • Publisher : Tor Fantasy
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781466831032
  • Reader Reviews : 7
  • Genre : Fiction
  • After the devastating battle at the Tower of Charm, Croaker leads the greatly diminished Black Company south, in search of the lost Annals. The Annals will be returned to Khatovar, eight thousand miles away, a city that may exist only in legend...the origin of the first Free Companies. Every step of the way the Company is hounded by shadowy figured and carrion-eating crows. As they march every southward, through bug infested jungle, rivers dense with bloodthirsty pirates, and cities, dead and living, haunted by the passage of the Company north, their numbers grow until they are thousands strong. But always they are watched--by the Shadowmasters--a deadly new enemy: twisted creature that deal in darkness and death: powerful, shadowy creatures bent on smothering the world in their foul embrace. This is the first round in a deadly game, a game that the Black Company cannot ea hope to win. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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    Dreams of Steel
  • Author : Glen Cook
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9781466831124
  • Reader Reviews : 6
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Dreams of Steel is Book 5 in Glen Cook's fantasy masterpiece, The Chronicles of the Black Company. Croaker has fallen and, following the Company's disastrous defeat at Dejagore, Lady is one of the few survivors—determined to avenge the Company and herself against the Shadowmasters, no matter what the cost. But in assembling a new fighting force from the dregs and rabble of Taglios, she finds herself offered help by a mysterious, ancient cult of murder—competent, reliable, and apparently committed to her goals. Meanwhile, far away, Shadowmasters conspire against one another and the world, weaving dark spells that reach into the heart of Taglios. And in a hidden grove, a familiar figure slowly awakens to find himself the captive of an animated, headless corpse. Mercilessly cutting through Taglian intrigues, Lady appears to be growing stronger every day. All that disturbs her are the dreams which afflict her by night—dreams of carnage, of destruction, of universal death, unceasing... At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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    The Books of the South: Tales of the Black Company
  • Author : Glen Cook
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 673
  • ISBN : 9780765320667
  • Reader Reviews : 11
  • Genre : Fiction
  • In a second omnibus of tales featuring the Black Company, the survivors of the devastating battle at the Tower of Charm are hounded by the predatory Shadowmasters throughout a risky march to the south. Original.15,000 first printing.

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    The Many Deaths of the Black Company
  • Author : Glen Cook
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 789
  • ISBN : 9780765324016
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The fourth and final omnibus of novels from Cook's Black Company series, thiscollection includes "Water Sleeps" and "Soldiers Live."

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    Water Sleeps
  • Author : Glen Cook
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 488
  • ISBN : 0812555341
  • Reader Reviews : 9
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The survivors of the Black Company regroup to rescue their fellow comradesinarms, who are being held prisoner in the underworld, but the journey is extremely dangerous. Reprint.

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    Bleak Seasons
  • Author : Glen Cook
  • Publisher : Tor Fantasy
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781466831063
  • Reader Reviews : 7
  • Genre : Fiction
  • "Let me tell you who I am, on the chance that these scribblings do survive....I am Murgen, Standard bearer of the Black Company, though I bear the shame of having lost that standard in battle. I am keeping these Annals because Croaker is dead. One-Eye won't, and hardly anyone else can read or write. I will be your guide for however long it takes the Shadowlanders to force our present predicament to its inevitable end..." So writes Murgen, seasoned veteran of the Black Company. The Company has taken the fortress of Stormgard from the evil Shadowlanders, lords of darkness from the far reaches of the earth. Now the waiting begins. Exhausted from the siege, beset by sorcery, and vastly outnumbered, the Company have risked their souls as well as their lives to hold their prize. But this is the end of an age, and great forces are at work. The ancient race known as the Nyueng Bao swear that ancient gods are stirring. the Company's commander has gone mad and flirts with the forces of darkness. Only Murgen, touched by a spell that has set his soul adrift in time, begins at last to comprehend the dark design that has made pawns of men and god alike. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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    The Silver Spike
  • Author : Glen Cook
  • Publisher : Tor Fantasy
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781466831049
  • Reader Reviews : 6
  • Genre : Fiction
  • ...embedded in the trunk of the scion of the godtree, it contains the essence of the maddest of the Ten Who Were Taken...The Dominator. Defeated by the Lady and cast from this world, all that was left of him was a foul trace of lingering evil. But the graveyard that was once the Barrowland contains more secrets than dead. All who would possess the power of the Dominator are drawn to the spike. A foolhardy band of thieves is the first to reach it, and a rapacious and malign spirit is unleashed on an unwary world. The forces gather, sides are drawn, and mortal men can only die as the Dark Lords battle for domination. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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    Annals of the Black Company
  • Author : Glen Cook
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Pages : 2832
  • ISBN : 9781250305619
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • In this action-packed fantasy series, darkness wars with darkness as the hard-bitten mercenaries of the Black Company take their pay and do what they must. They bury their doubts with their dead. More than a million books in this timeless epic fantasy in print! “With the Black Company series Glen Cook single-handedly changed the face of fantasy.” --Steven Erikson The Annals of the Black Company discounted ebundle includes: The Black Company, Shadows Linger, The White Rose, Shadow Games, Dreams of Steel, The Silver Spike, Bleak Seasons, She Is The Darkness, Water Sleeps, Soldiers Live Other Tor books by Glen Cook Instrumentalities of the Night The Tyranny of the Night Lord of the Silent Kingdom Surrender to the Will of the Night Working God's Mischief At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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    Soldiers Live
  • Author : Glen Cook
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN : 9781429911115
  • Reader Reviews : 12
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Glen Cook's epic fantasy noir Chronicles of the Black Company continues with Soldiers Live. When sorcerers and demigods go to war, those wars are fought by mercenaries, "dog soldiers," grunts in the trenches. And the stories of those soldiers are the stories of Glen Cook's hugely popular "Black Company" novels. If the Joseph Heller of Catch-22 were to tell the story of The Lord of the Rings, it might read like the Black Company books. There is nothing else in fantasy like them. Now, at last, Cook brings the "Glittering Stone" cycle within the Black Company series to an end . . . but an end with many other tales left to tell. As Soldiers Live opens, Croaker is military dictator of all the Taglias, and no Black Company member has died in battle for four years. Croaker figures it can't last. He's right. For, of course, many of the Company's old adversaries are still around. Narayan Singh and his adopted daughter--actually the offspring of Croaker and the Lady--hope to bring about the apocalyptic Year of the Skulls. Other old enemies like Shadowcatcher, Longshadow, and Howler are also ready to do the Company harm. And much of the Company is still recovering from the fifteen years many of them spent in a stasis field. Then a report arrives of an evil spirit, a forvalaka, that has taken over one of their old enemies. It attacks them at a shadowgate--setting off a chain of events that will bring the Company to the edge of apocalypse and, as usual, several steps beyond. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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    She Is The Darkness
  • Author : Glen Cook
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 484
  • ISBN : 0812555333
  • Reader Reviews : 6
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Croaker, Lady, Murgen the annalist, the sorcerer One-Eye, and their fellow mercenary warriors in the hire of the city of Taglia discover their situation is not what it seems

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    She Reads Truth
  • Author : Raechel Myers,Amanda Bible Williams
  • Publisher : B&H Publishing Group
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN : 9781433692321
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Religion
  • She wants faith, hope, and love. She wants help and healing. She wants to hear and be heard, to see and be seen. She wants things set right. She wants to know what is true—not partly true, or sometimes true, or almost true. She wants to see Truth itself, face-to-face. But here, now, these things are all cloudy. Hope is tinged with hurt. Faith is shaded by doubt. Lesser, broken things masquerade as love. How does she find something permanent when the world around her is always changing, when not even she can stay the same? And if she finds it, how does she hold on? She Reads Truth tells the stories of two women who discovered, through very different lives and circumstances, that only God and His Word remain unchanged as the world around them shifted and slipped away. Infused with biblical application and Scripture, this book is not just about two characters in two stories, but about one Hero and one Story. Every image points to the bigger picture—that God and His Word are true. Not because of anything we do, but because of who He is. Not once, not occasionally, but right now and all the time. Sometimes it takes everything moving to notice the thing that doesn’t move. Sometimes it takes telling two very different stories to notice how the Truth was exactly the same in both of them. For anyone searching for a solid foundation to cling to, She Reads Truth is a rich and honest Bible-filled journey to finally find permanent in a world that’s passing away.

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    One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • Author : Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 433
  • ISBN : 9780060531041
  • Reader Reviews : 237
  • Genre : Fiction
  • One of the 20th century's enduring works, One Hundred Years of Solitude is a widely beloved and acclaimed novel known throughout the world, and the ultimate achievement in a Nobel Prize–winning career. The novel tells the story of the rise and fall of the mythical town of Macondo through the history of the Buendía family. It is a rich and brilliant chronicle of life and death, and the tragicomedy of humankind. In the noble, ridiculous, beautiful, and tawdry story of the Buendía family, one sees all of humanity, just as in the history, myths, growth, and decay of Macondo, one sees all of Latin America. Love and lust, war and revolution, riches and poverty, youth and senility -- the variety of life, the endlessness of death, the search for peace and truth -- these universal themes dominate the novel. Whether he is describing an affair of passion or the voracity of capitalism and the corruption of government, Gabriel García Márquez always writes with the simplicity, ease, and purity that are the mark of a master. Alternately reverential and comical, One Hundred Years of Solitude weaves the political, personal, and spiritual to bring a new consciousness to storytelling. Translated into dozens of languages, this stunning work is no less than an accounting of the history of the human race.

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    Can't Hurt Me
  • Author : David Goggins
  • Publisher : David Goggins
  • Pages : 364
  • ISBN : 9781544507866
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Self-Help
  • New York Times Bestseller Over 2.5 million copies sold For David Goggins, childhood was a nightmare - poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse colored his days and haunted his nights. But through self-discipline, mental toughness, and hard work, Goggins transformed himself from a depressed, overweight young man with no future into a U.S. Armed Forces icon and one of the world's top endurance athletes. The only man in history to complete elite training as a Navy SEAL, Army Ranger, and Air Force Tactical Air Controller, he went on to set records in numerous endurance events, inspiring Outside magazine to name him The Fittest (Real) Man in America. In this curse-word-free edition of Can't Hurt Me, he shares his astonishing life story and reveals that most of us tap into only 40% of our capabilities. Goggins calls this The 40% Rule, and his story illuminates a path that anyone can follow to push past pain, demolish fear, and reach their full potential.

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    Verity
  • Author : Colleen Hoover
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Pages : 290
  • ISBN : 9781538724743
  • Reader Reviews : 41
  • Genre : Fiction
  • #1 New York Times Bestseller USA Today Bestseller The Globe and Mail Bestseller Publishers Weekly Bestseller Whose truth is the lie? Stay up all night reading the sensational psychological thriller that has readers obsessed, from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of It Ends With Us. Lowen Ashleigh is a struggling writer on the brink of financial ruin when she accepts the job offer of a lifetime. Jeremy Crawford, husband of bestselling author Verity Crawford, has hired Lowen to complete the remaining books in a successful series his injured wife is unable to finish. Lowen arrives at the Crawford home, ready to sort through years of Verity’s notes and outlines, hoping to find enough material to get her started. What Lowen doesn’t expect to uncover in the chaotic office is an unfinished autobiography Verity never intended for anyone to read. Page after page of bone-chilling admissions, including Verity's recollection of the night her family was forever altered. Lowen decides to keep the manuscript hidden from Jeremy, knowing its contents could devastate the already grieving father. But as Lowen’s feelings for Jeremy begin to intensify, she recognizes all the ways she could benefit if he were to read his wife’s words. After all, no matter how devoted Jeremy is to his injured wife, a truth this horrifying would make it impossible for him to continue loving her.

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    Collective Courage
  • Author : Jessica Gordon Nembhard
  • Publisher : Penn State Press
  • Pages : 325
  • ISBN : 9780271064260
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Social Science
  • In Collective Courage, Jessica Gordon Nembhard chronicles African American cooperative business ownership and its place in the movements for Black civil rights and economic equality. Not since W. E. B. Du Bois’s 1907 Economic Co-operation Among Negro Americans has there been a full-length, nationwide study of African American cooperatives. Collective Courage extends that story into the twenty-first century. Many of the players are well known in the history of the African American experience: Du Bois, A. Philip Randolph and the Ladies' Auxiliary to the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, Nannie Helen Burroughs, Fannie Lou Hamer, Ella Jo Baker, George Schuyler and the Young Negroes’ Co-operative League, the Nation of Islam, and the Black Panther Party. Adding the cooperative movement to Black history results in a retelling of the African American experience, with an increased understanding of African American collective economic agency and grassroots economic organizing. To tell the story, Gordon Nembhard uses a variety of newspapers, period magazines, and journals; co-ops’ articles of incorporation, minutes from annual meetings, newsletters, budgets, and income statements; and scholarly books, memoirs, and biographies. These sources reveal the achievements and challenges of Black co-ops, collective economic action, and social entrepreneurship. Gordon Nembhard finds that African Americans, as well as other people of color and low-income people, have benefitted greatly from cooperative ownership and democratic economic participation throughout the nation’s history.

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    The Chronicle of the Discovery and Conquest of Guinea; Volume I
  • Author : Gomes Eanes de Zurara
  • Publisher : Wentworth Press
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN : 0469537248
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Africa, West
  • This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

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    Water Sleeps
  • Author : Glen Cook
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN : 9781466831148
  • Reader Reviews : 6
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Regrouping in Taglios, the surviving members of the Black Company are determined to free their fellow warriors held in stasis beneath the glittering plain. Journey there under terrible conditions, they arrive just in time for a magical conflagration in which the bones of the world will be revealed, the history of the Company unveiled, and new world gained and lost...all at a terrible price. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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    The Night Watchman
  • Author : Louise Erdrich
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN : 9780062671202
  • Reader Reviews : 48
  • Genre : Fiction
  • WINNER OF THE 2021 PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WASHINGTON POST, AMAZON, NPR, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, KIRKUS, CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY, AND GOOD HOUSEKEEPING BEST BOOK OF 2020 Based on the extraordinary life of National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich’s grandfather who worked as a night watchman and carried the fight against Native dispossession from rural North Dakota all the way to Washington, D.C., this powerful novel explores themes of love and death with lightness and gravity and unfolds with the elegant prose, sly humor, and depth of feeling of a master craftsman. Thomas Wazhashk is the night watchman at the jewel bearing plant, the first factory located near the Turtle Mountain Reservation in rural North Dakota. He is also a Chippewa Council member who is trying to understand the consequences of a new “emancipation” bill on its way to the floor of the United States Congress. It is 1953 and he and the other council members know the bill isn’t about freedom; Congress is fed up with Indians. The bill is a “termination” that threatens the rights of Native Americans to their land and their very identity. How can the government abandon treaties made in good faith with Native Americans “for as long as the grasses shall grow, and the rivers run”? Since graduating high school, Pixie Paranteau has insisted that everyone call her Patrice. Unlike most of the girls on the reservation, Patrice, the class valedictorian, has no desire to wear herself down with a husband and kids. She makes jewel bearings at the plant, a job that barely pays her enough to support her mother and brother. Patrice’s shameful alcoholic father returns home sporadically to terrorize his wife and children and bully her for money. But Patrice needs every penny to follow her beloved older sister, Vera, who moved to the big city of Minneapolis. Vera may have disappeared; she hasn’t been in touch in months, and is rumored to have had a baby. Determined to find Vera and her child, Patrice makes a fateful trip to Minnesota that introduces her to unexpected forms of exploitation and violence, and endangers her life. Thomas and Patrice live in this impoverished reservation community along with young Chippewa boxer Wood Mountain and his mother Juggie Blue, her niece and Patrice’s best friend Valentine, and Stack Barnes, the white high school math teacher and boxing coach who is hopelessly in love with Patrice. In the Night Watchman, Louise Erdrich creates a fictional world populated with memorable characters who are forced to grapple with the worst and best impulses of human nature. Illuminating the loves and lives, the desires and ambitions of these characters with compassion, wit, and intelligence, The Night Watchman is a majestic work of fiction from this revered cultural treasure.

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    Dune (Movie Tie-In)
  • Author : Frank Herbert
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 897
  • ISBN : 9780593438367
  • Reader Reviews : 14
  • Genre : Fiction
  • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE directed by Denis Villeneuve, starring Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Jason Momoa, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgård, Dave Bautista, David Dastmalchian, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Chang Chen, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Charlotte Rampling, and Javier Bardem. Frank Herbert’s classic masterpiece—a triumph of the imagination and one of the bestselling science fiction novels of all time. A mythic and emotionally charged hero’s journey, Dune tells the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, who must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet’s exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence—a commodity capable of unlocking humanity’s greatest potential—only those who can conquer their fear will survive.

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    A Passage at Arms
  • Author : Glen Cook
  • Publisher : Start Publishing LLC
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9781597803786
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The ongoing war between Humanity and the Ulat is a battle of attrition that humanity is unfortunately losing. However, humans have the advantage of trans-hyperdrive technology, which allows their climber fleet, under very narrow and strenuous conditions, to pass through space almost undetectable. Passage at Arms tells the intimate, detailed and harrowing story of a climber crew and its captain during a critical juncture of the war. Cook combines speculative technology with a canny and realistic portrait of men at war and the stresses they face in combat. Passage at Arms is one of the classic novels of military science fiction.

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    The Read-Aloud Family
  • Author : Sarah Mackenzie
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Pages : 283
  • ISBN : 9780310351375
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Religion
  • Discover practical strategies to make reading aloud a meaningful family ritual. The stories we read--and the conversations we have about them--help shape family traditions, create lifelong memories, and become part of our legacy. Reading aloud not only has the power to change a family--it has the power to change the world. But we all know that connecting deeply with our families can be difficult in our busy, technology-driven society. Reading aloud is one of the best ways to be fully present with our children, even after they can read themselves, but it isn't always easy to do. Discover how to: Prepare your kids for academic success through reading to them Develop empathy and compassion in your kids through books Find time to read aloud in the midst of school, sports, and dinner dishes Choose books across a variety of sibling interests and ages Make reading aloud the best part of your family's day The Read-Aloud Family also offers age-appropriate book lists from infancy through adolescence. From a toddler's wonder to a teenager's resistance, you will find the inspiration you need to start a read-aloud movement in your own home.

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    Age of Myth
  • Author : Michael J. Sullivan
  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN : 9781101965344
  • Reader Reviews : 539
  • Genre : Fiction
  • One of fantasy’s finest next-generation storytellers continues to break new ground. Michael J. Sullivan’s trailblazing career began with the breakout success of his Riyria series: full-bodied, spellbinding fantasy adventures whose imaginative scope and sympathetic characters won a devoted readership and comparisons to fantasy masters Brandon Sanderson, Scott Lynch, and J.R.R. Tolkien himself. Now Age of Myth inaugurates an original five-book series. Since time immemorial, humans have worshipped the gods they call Fhrey, truly a race apart: invincible in battle, masters of magic, and seemingly immortal. But when a god falls to a human blade, the balance of power between humans and those they thought were gods changes forever. Now only a few stand between humankind and annihilation: Raithe, reluctant to embrace his destiny as the God Killer; Suri, a young seer burdened by signs of impending doom; and Persephone, who must overcome personal tragedy to lead her people. The Age of Myth is over. The time of rebellion has begun. Magic, fantasy, and mythology collide in Michael J. Sullivan’s Legends of the First Empire series: AGE OF MYTH • AGE OF SWORDS • AGE OF WAR

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    She Is The Darkness
  • Author : Glen Cook
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9781466831070
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Glen Cook's She is the Darkness is the second book in the fast-paced Glittering Stone military fantasy series. The wind whines and howls with bitter breath. Lightning snarls and barks. Rage is an animate force upon the plain of glittering stone. Even shadows are afraid. At the heart of the plain stands a vast grey stronghold, unknown, older than any written memory. One ancient tower has collapsed across the fissure. From the heart of the fastness comes a great deep slow breath like that of a slumbering world-heart, cracking the olden silence. Death is eternity. Eternity is stone. Stone is silence. Stone cannot speak but stone remembers. So begins the next movement of Glittering Stone.... The tale again comes to us from the pen of Murgen, Annalist and Standard Bearer of the Black Company, whose developing powers of travel through space and time give him a perspective like no other. Led by the wily commander, Croaker, and the Lady, the Company is working for the Taglian government, but neither the Company nor the Taglians are overflowing with trust for each other. Arrayed against both is a similarly tenuous alliance of sorcerers, including the diabolical Soulcatcher, the psychotic Howler, and a four-year-old child who may be the most powerful of all. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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    Chronicles of Wasted Time
  • Author : Malcolm Muggeridge,Ian Hunter
  • Publisher : Regent College Pub
  • Pages : 576
  • ISBN : 1573833762
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Back in print for the first time since Muggeridge's death in 1990, both published volumes of his acclaimed biography-The Green Stick and The Infernal Grove, plus the previously unpublished start to an unfinished third volume entitled The Right Eye-all brought together in one unabridged volume. "There is not a flat page in this mingling of anecdote, comment and self-criticism. . . . An international throng of writers, politicians, soldiers, spies, traitors and eccentrics jostles in these page from Attlee to Wodehouse via Burgess and Philby, Churchill, de Gaulle, Gide, Chanel, Montgomery, Evelyn Waugh." -The Daily Telegraph "Much of it . . . is very funny indeed; his description of being inducted into the mysteries of invisible writing when he joined the M16, for instance, is one of the great comic set-pieces that are artfully placed throughout the book. . . . Apart from these, the wit sparkles on almost every page." -The Observer ." . . this is one of the most delightful and entertaining memoirs of our age." -The Washington Post "A sure hand pushes the pen; a splendid mind guides the hand. There are paragraphs in this book that . . . are models of the best of clarity, grace and beauty in the English language." -The Dallas Morning News Born in 1903, Malcolm Muggeridge started his career as a university lecturer in Cairo before taking up journalism. As a journalist he worked around the world on the Guardian, Calcutta Statesman, the Evening Standard and the Daily Telegraph. In 1953 became editor of Punch, where he remained for four years. In later years he became best known as a broadcaster both on television and radio for the BBC. His other books include Jesus Rediscovered, Christ and the Media, and A Third Testament.

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    Fearsome Journeys
  • Author : Scott Lynch,Glen Cook,Trudi Canavan
  • Publisher : Solaris
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 9781849975667
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • How do you encompass all the worlds of the imagination? Within fantasy’s scope lies every possible impossibility, from dragons to spirits, from magic to gods, and from the unliving to the undying. In Fearsome Journeys, master anthologist Jonathan Strahan sets out on a quest to find the very limits of the unlimited, collecting twelve brand new stories by some of the most popular and exciting names in epic fantasy from around the world. With original fiction from Scott Lynch, Saladin Ahmed, Trudi Canavan, K J Parker, Kate Elliott, Jeffrey Ford, Robert V S Redick, Ellen Klages, Glen Cook, Elizabeth Bear, Ellen Kushner, Ysabeau S. Wilce and Daniel Abraham, Fearsome Journeys explores the whole range of the fantastic.

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    Something Wicked this Way Comes
  • Author : Ray Bradbury
  • Publisher : Spectra
  • Pages : 215
  • ISBN : 0553280325
  • Reader Reviews : 158
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A strange carnival brings terror to the population of a small midwestern town

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    The Sword's Elegy
  • Author : Brian D. Anderson
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Pages : 332
  • ISBN : 9781250214676
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The Sword's Elegy is the third book in a new epic fantasy trilogy from successful self-published author Brian D. Anderson, perfect for fans of The Wheel of Time and The Sword of Truth. The doom of humankind has at last been realized. Belkar's prison is broken and his army is on the move. The nations of Lamoria, unaware of the greater danger, look to repel the aggression of Ralmarstad. Mariyah and Lem, certain that only the magic of the Bards can save them, desperately search for that lost knowledge. But friends and allies are what they need to complete their task. And they are in short supply. For, while peril often brings out the best in us, it also brings out the worst. In the end, it is not great power, terrible armies, or mighty warriors who will influence the course of fate. But two lovers and the unbreakable bond they share. All questions are answered. All mysteries revealed. And even Belkar will learn that fate, once tempted, cannot be denied. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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    The Cruel Prince
  • Author : Holly Black
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9780316310284
  • Reader Reviews : 53
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • By #1 New York Times bestselling author Holly Black, the first book in a stunning new series about a mortal girl who finds herself caught in a web of royal faerie intrigue. Of course I want to be like them. They're beautiful as blades forged in some divine fire. They will live forever. And Cardan is even more beautiful than the rest. I hate him more than all the others. I hate him so much that sometimes when I look at him, I can hardly breathe. Jude was seven years old when her parents were murdered and she and her two sisters were stolen away to live in the treacherous High Court of Faerie. Ten years later, Jude wants nothing more than to belong there, despite her mortality. But many of the fey despise humans. Especially Prince Cardan, the youngest and wickedest son of the High King. To win a place at the Court, she must defy him--and face the consequences. In doing so, she becomes embroiled in palace intrigues and deceptions, discovering her own capacity for bloodshed. But as civil war threatens to drown the Courts of Faerie in violence, Jude will need to risk her life in a dangerous alliance to save her sisters, and Faerie itself.

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    The Girls
  • Author : Emma Cline
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 9780812998610
  • Reader Reviews : 3471
  • Genre : Fiction
  • THE INSTANT BESTSELLER • An indelible portrait of girls, the women they become, and that moment in life when everything can go horribly wrong NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post • NPR • The Guardian • Entertainment Weekly • San Francisco Chronicle • Financial Times • Esquire • Newsweek • Vogue • Glamour • People • The Huffington Post • Elle • Harper’s Bazaar • Time Out • BookPage • Publishers Weekly • Slate Northern California, during the violent end of the 1960s. At the start of summer, a lonely and thoughtful teenager, Evie Boyd, sees a group of girls in the park, and is immediately caught by their freedom, their careless dress, their dangerous aura of abandon. Soon, Evie is in thrall to Suzanne, a mesmerizing older girl, and is drawn into the circle of a soon-to-be infamous cult and the man who is its charismatic leader. Hidden in the hills, their sprawling ranch is eerie and run down, but to Evie, it is exotic, thrilling, charged—a place where she feels desperate to be accepted. As she spends more time away from her mother and the rhythms of her daily life, and as her obsession with Suzanne intensifies, Evie does not realize she is coming closer and closer to unthinkable violence. Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize • Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Award • Shortlisted for The Center for Fiction First Novel Prize • The New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice • Emma Cline—One of Granta’s Best of Young American Novelists Praise for The Girls “Spellbinding . . . a seductive and arresting coming-of-age story.”—The New York Times Book Review “Extraordinary . . . Debut novels like this are rare, indeed.”—The Washington Post “Hypnotic.”—The Wall Street Journal “Gorgeous.”—Los Angeles Times “Savage.”—The Guardian “Astonishing.”—The Boston Globe “Superbly written.”—James Wood, The New Yorker “Intensely consuming.”—Richard Ford “A spectacular achievement.”—Lucy Atkins, The Times “Thrilling.”—Jennifer Egan “Compelling and startling.”—The Economist

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    Fahrenheit 451
  • Author : Ray Bradbury
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN : 9780743247221
  • Reader Reviews : 1774
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A totalitarian regime has ordered all books to be destroyed, but one of the book burners suddenly realizes their merit.

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    Sword and Citadel
  • Author : Gene Wolfe
  • Publisher : Gollancz
  • Pages : 608
  • ISBN : 1857987004
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fantasy fiction, American
  • Recently voted the greatest fantasy of all time, after The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, Gene Wolfe's The Book of the New Sun is an extraordinary epic, set a million years in the future, on an Earth transformed in mysterious and wondrous ways, in a time when our present culture is no longer even a memory. Severian, the central character, is a torturer, exiled from his guild after falling in love with one of his victims, and journeying to the distant city of Thrax, armed with his ancient executioner's sword, Terminus Est. This edition contains the second two volumes of this four volume novel, The Sword of the Lictor and The Citadel of the Autarch.

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    The Two Doctors Górski
  • Author : Isaac Fellman
  • Publisher : Tordotcom
  • Pages : 114
  • ISBN : 9781250840127
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The Two Doctors Górski is a dazzling contemporary fantasy and an exploration of reclaiming personal power in the aftermath of abuse by Lambda Award-winning author Isaac Fellman "Confident and lyrical."—Caitlin Starling A Most Anticipated Pick for Buzzfeed Annae, a brilliant graduate student in psychiatric magic and survivor of academic abuse, can’t stop reading people’s minds. This is how she protects herself, by using her abilities to know exactly how her colleagues view her. This is how she escapes the torturous experience of her own existence. When Annae moves to England to rebuild her life and finish her studies under the seminal magician Marec Górski—infamous for bringing to life a homunculus made from his unwanted better self—she sees, inside his head, a man who is both a destructive force to everyone around him, and her mirror image. For Annae to survive, she’ll need to break free of a lifetime of conditioning to embody her own self and forge her own path. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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    The Black Company Campaign Setting
  • Author : Robert J. Schwalb,Owen K. C. Stephens,Scott Gearin
  • Publisher : Green Ronin Pub
  • Pages : 318
  • ISBN : 1932442383
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  • Genre : Games
  • The Black Company Campaign SettingA Mythic Vistas Campaign Setting for the d20 SystemWritten by Robert J Schwalb and Owen KC StephensCover by Wayne Reynolds320 page hardbackMSRP: $44.95GRR1409ISBN: 1-932442-38-3In 1984, Glen Cook introduced the world to the Black Company. Readers followed the Company's service to the Lady, watched as they battled the Dominator, and traveled with them to find their origins in fabled Khatovar. Now, 20 years later, the world of the Black Company is finally yours to explore in this campaign setting for the popular d20 System.The Black Company Campaign Setting is suitable for games set in any era in the novels, during either the Books of the North or the Books of the South. Moreover, it is suitable for any style of play, from low-magic fantasy to epic excitement. Players can take part in the Lady's consolidation of the Empire in the north, become embroiled in the intrigues of Taglios, and even lead armies at the Tower of Charm. They might take the role of unsavory thieves in Oar, or face Kina in an epic showdown. Players can explore the time before the novels, or even pick up where the novels left off. The Black Company Campaign Setting has it all, promising new worlds of excitement for fans of the series both new and old.Characters take the role of powerful wizards, terrifying berserkers, or dastardly thieves, taking advantage of new skills and feats to achieve the heights of power as generals or as the terrible Taken. For campaigns set within the novels, this new sourcebook details everyone's favorite characters in the novels from Sleepy and Croaker, to the enigmatic Raven, and the terrifying Lady. With new classes, monsters, setting information, mass combat rules, and an all-new magic system, this book gives you everything you need to play from 1st to epic levels and beyond. Relive favorite moments of the novels, or tell your own stories, but watch out... 'cause the Black Company is looking for you!

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    A Shadow of All Night Falling
  • Author : Glen Cook
  • Publisher : Start Publishing LLC
  • Pages : 217
  • ISBN : 9781627933025
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Before there was Black Company, there was the Dread Empire, an omnibus collection the first three Dread Empire novels: A Shadow of All Night's Falling, October's Baby and All Darkness Met. For the first time in eBook format, the A Cruel Wind collection is available as individual books.