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Inherit the Stars
  • Author : James P. Hogan
  • Publisher : Baen Books
  • Pages : 146
  • ISBN : 9780345301079
  • Reader Reviews : 9
  • Genre : Science fiction
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    The Giants Novels
  • Author : James P. Hogan
  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Pages : 696
  • ISBN : 0345388852
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Discover the first three books in the ground-breaking 21st century hard-science fiction saga by James P. Hogan: INHERIT THE STARS The skeletal remains of a human body are found on the moon. His corpse is 50,000 years old, and nobody knows who he was, how he got there, or what killed him. THE GENTLE GIANTS OF GANYMEDE A long-ago wrecked ship of alien giants is discovered by Earth's scientists on a frozen satellite of Jupiter. Then, spinning out of the vastness of space, a ship of the same strange, humanoid giants has returned.... GIANTS' STAR Humans finally thought they comprehended their place in the universe...until Earth found itself in the middle of a power struggle between a benevolent alien empire and a cunning race of upstart humans who hated Earth!

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    Inherit the Stars
  • Author : Tessa Elwood
  • Publisher : Running Press
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9780762458417
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • LOVE AND LOYALTY. As the youngest daughter of the House of Fane, Asa lives every day of her life in honor of both, for herself and her people. But as her kingdom's food and energy crisis peaks, Asa must find more to fuel Fane's survival. Taking the place of her older sister in an arranged marriage with Eagle, the heir to the prosperous House of Westlet, seems like a straightforward solution. Forging an unforeseen bond, however, leads to an unavoidable division of loyalties. One simple truth lies at the heart of the matter, and only Asa can decide which one to tell. Romance, politics, and space adventure intersect in this first book of Tessa Elwood's addictive debut duology.

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    Inherit the Stars
  • Author : Tony Peak
  • Publisher : Roc
  • Pages : 466
  • ISBN : 9780451476531
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • When salvager Kivita Vondir rescues an alien artefact from deep space, she finds far more than a lucrative take. Suddenly and inexplicably, she can hack computers and pilot starships by will alone. And now everyone in the Cetturo Arm wants Kivita's abilities. For her new powers might come from humanity's mythical creators, and the race is on between her pious employers, her ex-boyfriend turned rebel and two warring alien species to capture Kivita. For whoever possesses this power can control the stars themselves.

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    The Two Moons
  • Author : James P. Hogan
  • Publisher : Baen Publishing Enterprises
  • Pages : 608
  • ISBN : 9781618245236
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • BEGIN THE CELEBRATED "GIANTS" SERIES WITH TWO COMPLETE NOVELS BY A MASTER OF SCIENCE FICTION WITH REAL SCIENCE! Inherit the Stars: When they found the corpse in a grave on the Moon, wearing a spacesuit of unfamiliar design, his identity was a complete mystery. Analysis showed that the deceased was 50,000 years old-meaning that he had somehow died on the Moon before the human race even existed. The Gentle Giants of Ganymede: On another moon, Jupiter's Ganymede, still another mystery: a wrecked spaceship, which had been there for millennia, and was obviously designed for beings larger than the humans of Earth. The mystery seemed insoluble until another ship, manned by the same humanoid giants arrived, and were very surprised to find humans inhabiting their Solar System. . . . At the publisher's request, this title is sold without DRM (Digital Rights Management). "PURE SCIENCE FICTION . . . ARTHUR CLARKE, MOVE OVER." -Isaac Asimov

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    Mission to Minerva
  • Author : James P. Hogan
  • Publisher : Baen Publishing Enterprises
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 9781618244819
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • TRANSPORTED ACROSS THE MUILTIVERSE. Over light-years of space and 50,000 years back in time, to create a new history.... Only to find there was no way back. Earth is adapting to a future of amicable coexistence with the advanced aliens from Thurien, descended from ancestors who once inhabited Minerva, a vanished planet of the Solar System. The plans of the distantly related humans on the rogue world Jevlen to eliminate their ancient Terran rivals and take over the Thurien system of worlds have been thwarted, but the mystery remains of how it was possible for the fleeing Jevlenese leaders to have been flung back across space and time to reappear at Minerva before the time of its destruction. Victor Hunt and a group of his colleagues travel to Thurien to conduct a joint investigation with the alien scientists into the strange physics of interconnectedness between the countless alternate universes that constitute ultimate reality. When their discoveries lead first to bizarre communication with bewildered counterparts in other universes, and thence to the possibility of physical travel, the notion is conceived of sending a mission back to the former world of Minerva with the startling objective of creating a new family of realities in which its destruction is avoided. But Imares Broghuilio, the deposed Jevlenese leader, along with several thousand dedicated followers with five heavily armed starships, are already there. And they have a score to settle. At the publisher's request, this title is sold without DRM (Digital Rights Management)..

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    The Genesis Machine
  • Author : James P. Hogan
  • Publisher : Baen Books
  • Pages : 195
  • ISBN : 9780743435970
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Drafted to work on defense projects, mathematical physicist Brad Clifford defies his superiors to bring about world unification and teams up with a maverick fellow scientist to build a machine capable of neutralizing all weapons. Reprint.

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    Entoverse
  • Author : James P. Hogan
  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Pages : 411
  • ISBN : PSU:000023270183
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Fiction
  • As human society on Jevlen begins to crumble, sorcerers in another universe become unwitting participants in the seeming possession of the Jevlenese. Reprint.

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    Split the Sun
  • Author : Tessa Elwood
  • Publisher : Running Press Kids
  • Pages : 290
  • ISBN : 9780762458479
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • When her mother bombs the House of Galton's capitol and becomes a wanted terrorist, Kit's life is turned upside down, and she must decipher the hidden messages in her mother's televised feeds to discover her destiny.

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    Outward Bound
  • Author : James P. Hogan
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 228
  • ISBN : 0812571916
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Linc Marani, a teen from twenty-second-century Los Angeles, feels that his life is hopeless after being sentenced to a juvenile labor camp, until a psychologist offers him a mission to the stars and a chance to change.

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    Back to the Moon
  • Author : Homer Hickam
  • Publisher : Dell
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN : 9780440334170
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The shuttle is hijacked. Now the countdown to adventure begins.... In his #1 New York Times bestselling memoir, October Sky, real-life NASA engineer Homer Hickam captured the excitement of America's first space ventures. Now, in this no-holds-barred joyride of a thriller, he straps us into the cockpit of the space shuttle Columbia as a renegade rocket man hijacks the shuttle--and blasts off on a Mach-speed chase into space.... Jack Medaris is a man haunted by his past and driven by a dream: He's risking everything to "borrow" the Columbia--and pilot it to the moon. He didn't plan on an unexpected passenger, beautiful celebrity daredevil and scientist Penny High Eagle. To Penny, this hijacking will test every bit of her mettle as an adventurer--and as a woman. To Jack, the mission is a personal quest--to return to the moon and bring back what America left behind, something so explosive, it could change the future of the world. Now, as the U.S. government scrambles to the chase, and as deadly forces are deployed from earth to stop them, a man and a woman find their fates inextricably entwined. And in the savage emptiness of deep space, their only hope is to join forces to reach the lunar surface. Then comes the hard part. Getting home alive.

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    Light of the Stars: Alien Worlds and the Fate of the Earth
  • Author : Adam Frank
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 9780393609028
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Science
  • Winner of the 2019 Phi Beta Kappa Award for Science "A valuable perspective on the most important problem of our time." —Adam Becker, NPR Light of the Stars tells the story of humanity’s coming of age as we realize we might not be alone in this universe. Astrophysicist Adam Frank traces the question of alien life from the ancient Greeks to modern thinkers, and he demonstrates that recognizing the possibility of its existence might be the key to save us from climate change. With clarity and conviction, Light of the Stars asks the consequential question: What can the likely presence of life on other planets tell us about our own fate?

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    Star Corps
  • Author : Ian Douglas
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN : 9780061978982
  • Reader Reviews : 7
  • Genre : Fiction
  • In the future, earth's warriors have conquered the heavens. But on a distant world, Humanity is in chains ... Many millennia ago, the human race was enslaved by the An -- a fearsome alien people whose cruel empire once spanned the galaxies, until they were defeated and consigned to oblivion. But a research mission to the planet Ishtar has made a terrifying -- and fatal -- discovery: the Ahanu, ancestors of the former masters, live on, far from the reach of Earth -- born weapons and technology ... and tens of thousands of captive human souls still bow to their iron will. Now Earth's Interstellar Marine Expeditionary Unit must undertake a rescue operation as improbable as it is essential to humankind's future, embarking on a ten-year voyage to a hostile world to face an entrenched enemy driven by dreams of past glory and intent once more on domination. For those who, for countless generations, have known nothing but toil and subjugation must be granted, at all costs, the precious gift entitled to all of their star-traveling kind: freedom!

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    The Two Faces of Tomorrow
  • Author : James P. Hogan
  • Publisher : Baen Books
  • Pages : 271
  • ISBN : 9780671878481
  • Reader Reviews : 7
  • Genre : Fiction
  • With technology rapidly outstripping humankind's ability to run it, an artificial intelligence program, complete with a survival instinct, called "Spartacus" is developed, but unexpected problems arise when it comes time to shut Spartacus down. Reprint.

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    Shame the Stars
  • Author : Guadalupe Garcia McCall
  • Publisher : Tu Books
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1620142783
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • In the midst of racial conflict and at the edges of a war at the Texas--Mexico border in 1915, Joaquín and Dulceña attempt to maintain a secret romance in this reimagining of Romeo and Juliet.

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    Inherit the Bones
  • Author : Emily Littlejohn
  • Publisher : Minotaur Books
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9781250089403
  • Reader Reviews : 6
  • Genre : Fiction
  • “I couldn't put down Inherit the Bones. Small town Colorado police detective Gemma Monroe is a human and fallible heroine I can't wait to meet again, and Littlejohn's prose is lyrical and gripping—the book is a sure bet for one of the finest debut novels of the year.” —Deborah Crombie Secrets and lies can’t stay buried forever in Cedar Valley. In the summer, hikers and campers pack the small Colorado town’s meadows and fields. And in the winter, skiers and snowboarders take over the mountains. Season by season, year after year, time passes and the lies, like the aspens and evergreens that surround the town, take root and spread deep. Now, someone has uncovered the lies, and it is his murder that continues a chain of events that began almost forty years ago. Detective Gemma Monroe’s investigation takes her from the seedy grounds of a traveling circus to the powerful homes of those who would control Cedar Valley’s future. Six-months pregnant, with a partner she can’t trust and colleagues who know more than they’re saying, Gemma tracks a killer who will stop at nothing to keep those secrets buried. Beautifully written with a riveting plot and a richly drawn cast of characters, Inherit the Bones is a mesmerizing debut from Emily Littlejohn.

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    Ready Player One
  • Author : Ernest Cline
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9780307887450
  • Reader Reviews : 3507
  • Genre : Fiction
  • #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Now a major motion picture directed by Steven Spielberg. “Enchanting . . . Willy Wonka meets The Matrix.”—USA Today • “As one adventure leads expertly to the next, time simply evaporates.”—Entertainment Weekly A world at stake. A quest for the ultimate prize. Are you ready? In the year 2045, reality is an ugly place. The only time Wade Watts really feels alive is when he’s jacked into the OASIS, a vast virtual world where most of humanity spends their days. When the eccentric creator of the OASIS dies, he leaves behind a series of fiendish puzzles, based on his obsession with the pop culture of decades past. Whoever is first to solve them will inherit his vast fortune—and control of the OASIS itself. Then Wade cracks the first clue. Suddenly he’s beset by rivals who’ll kill to take this prize. The race is on—and the only way to survive is to win. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Entertainment Weekly • San Francisco Chronicle • Village Voice • Chicago Sun-Times • iO9 • The AV Club “Delightful . . . the grown-up’s Harry Potter.”—HuffPost “An addictive read . . . part intergalactic scavenger hunt, part romance, and all heart.”—CNN “A most excellent ride . . . Cline stuffs his novel with a cornucopia of pop culture, as if to wink to the reader.”—Boston Globe “Ridiculously fun and large-hearted . . . Cline is that rare writer who can translate his own dorky enthusiasms into prose that’s both hilarious and compassionate.”—NPR “[A] fantastic page-turner . . . starts out like a simple bit of fun and winds up feeling like a rich and plausible picture of future friendships in a world not too distant from our own.”—iO9

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    Inherit the Stars
  • Author : Laurie A. Green
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 356
  • ISBN : 1511771763
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  • Genre : Books
  • To escape the merciless Ithian Alliance, Sair, a fugitive slave, makes a desperate deal with Drea Mennelsohn, captain of the prototype ship, Specter. But putting his life in the hands of a woman as mysterious as she is beguiling could turn out to be the biggest mistake of his life, especially when the price on his head begins to escalate. Drea seems to want far more from the fugitive than just payment for his passage on her ship. Though neither can deny the sizzling chemistry and growing bond between them, Sair must soon make an agonizing decision that could result in the loss of the remarkable woman he has fallen in love with-and their chance to inherit the stars.

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    The Minervan Experiment
  • Author : James P. Hogan
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 742
  • ISBN : PSU:000021689604
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  • Genre : Science fiction
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    The Stars Between Us
  • Author : Cristin Terrill
  • Publisher : Wednesday Books
  • Pages : 374
  • ISBN : 9781250783776
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Bridgerton meets Illuminae in this explosive, romantic space opera where danger and deception lurk behind glamour and wealth. Vika Hale longs for a better life than that of a barmaid on a struggling planet, but her dreams have always seemed out of reach despite the mysterious benefactor who bankrolled her education. When the elusive billionaire dies and names Vika in his will, she’s whisked away to a glittering and glamorous new world as the ward of his heir. Suddenly, her wildest dreams don’t seem so impossible. But when someone targets the will’s heirs in a series of terrifying bombings, Vika’s new life is thrown into uncertainty. Knowing that she may be next, Vika teams up with the one person she’d rather keep at arm’s length—her guardian’s mysterious new assistant, Sky Foster. She doesn't trust Sky, but he may be the only one who can help her discover the bomber’s identity before she becomes the next victim. As Vika grows closer to Sky, she realizes she may not escape these new threats unscathed. Sky is keeping a secret and it's one that could unravel everything. In The Stars Between Us, Cristin Terrill sweeps readers away to a world where secrets are currency and love is the most dangerous risk of all.

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    The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek
  • Author : Kim Michele Richardson
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781492671534
  • Reader Reviews : 93
  • Genre : Fiction
  • RECOMMENDED BY DOLLY PARTON IN PEOPLE MAGAZINE! A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A USA TODAY BESTSELLER A LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER A PBS BOOK PICK The bestselling historical fiction novel from Kim Michele Richardson, this is a novel following Cussy Mary, a packhorse librarian and her quest to bring books to the Appalachian community she loves, perfect for readers of William Kent Kreuger and Lisa Wingate. The perfect addition to your next book club! The hardscrabble folks of Troublesome Creek have to scrap for everything—everything except books, that is. Thanks to Roosevelt's Kentucky Pack Horse Library Project, Troublesome's got its very own traveling librarian, Cussy Mary Carter. Cussy's not only a book woman, however, she's also the last of her kind, her skin a shade of blue unlike most anyone else. Not everyone is keen on Cussy's family or the Library Project, and a Blue is often blamed for any whiff of trouble. If Cussy wants to bring the joy of books to the hill folks, she's going to have to confront prejudice as old as the Appalachias and suspicion as deep as the holler. Inspired by the true blue-skinned people of Kentucky and the brave and dedicated Kentucky Pack Horse library service of the 1930s, The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek is a story of raw courage, fierce strength, and one woman's belief that books can carry us anywhere—even back home. Look for The Book Woman's Daughter, the next novel from Kim Michele Richardson coming in May 2022. Other Bestselling Historical Fiction from Sourcebooks Landmark: The Mystery of Mrs. Christie by Marie Benedict The Engineer's Wife by Tracey Enerson Wood Sold on a Monday by Kristina McMorris

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    Every Soul a Star
  • Author : Wendy Mass
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 0316040886
  • Reader Reviews : 47
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • And as streams of light fan out behind the darkened sun like the wings of a butterfly, I realize that I never saw real beauty until now. At Moon Shadow, an isolated campground, thousands have gathered to catch a glimpse of a rare and extraordinary total eclipse of the sun. It's also were three lives are about to be changed forever: Ally likes the simple things in life--labyrinths, star-gazing, and comet-hunting. Her home, the Moon Shadow campground, is a part of who she is, and she refuses to imagine it any other way. Popular and gorgeous (everybody says so), Bree is a future homecoming queen for sure. Bree wears her beauty like a suit of armor. But what is she trying to hide? Overweight and awkward, jack is used to spending a lot of time alone. But when opportunity knocks, he finds himself in situations he never would have imagined and making friends in the most unexpected situations. Told from three distinct voices and perspectives, Wendy Mass weaves an intricate and compelling story about strangers coming together, unlikely friendships, and finding one's place in the universe.

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    An Uninterrupted View of the Sky
  • Author : Melanie Crowder
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 306
  • ISBN : 9780147512505
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Modern history unearthed as a boy becomes an innocent victim of corruption in Bolivia's crime world, where the power of family is both a prison and a means of survival. It's 1999 in Bolivia and Francisco's life consists of school, soccer, and trying to find space for himself in his family's cramped yet boisterous home. But when his father is arrested on false charges and sent to prison by a corrupt system that targets the uneducated, the poor, and the indigenous majority, Francisco and his sister are left with no choice: They must move into prison with their father. There, they find a world unlike anything they've ever known, where everything—a door, a mattress, protection from other inmates—has its price. Prison life is dirty, dire, and dehumanizing. With their lives upended, Francisco faces an impossible decision: Break up the family and take his sister to their grandparents in the Andean highlands, fleeing the city and the future within his grasp, or remain together in the increasingly dangerous prison. Pulled between two undesirable options, Francisco must confront everything he once believed about the world and his place within it. In this heart-wrenching novel, Melanie Crowder sheds light on a little-known era of modern South American history—where injustice still looms large—and proves that hope can be found, even in the most desperate places. Perfect for fans of Ruta Sepetys, Matt de la Pena, and Jacqueline Woodson. Praise for An Uninterrupted View of the Sky: ★ "Crowder delivers a disturbing portrait of innocent families trapped in corrupt systems, as well as a testament to the strength of enduring cultural traditions and the possibility of finding family in the unlikeliest places."—Publishers Weekly, starred review ★ "Readers will feel utterly invested in Francisco's various challenges...A riveting, Dickensian tale."—Kirkus, starred review ★ "Themes of poverty, social injustice...violence toward women, coming-of-age, romantic love, and a sliver of precarious hope are woven into the plot...[An] important addition to libraries."—School Library Journal, starred review "[A] trenchant novel...This hard-hitting, ultimately hopeful story will open readers’ eyes to a lesser-known historical moment and the far-reaching implications of U.S. policy."—Booklist "[This novel] is raw, gripping, poetic and bold....Crowder takes you on an emotional pilgrimage that you won’t want to end."—RT Book Reviews, five-starred review Praise for Audacity: 2015 National Jewish Book Award finalist Washington Post Best Children’s Poetry Book New York Public Library Best Book for Teens ILA Notable Book for a Global Society ALA Top 10 Best Fiction for Young Adults Pick ALSC Notable Children's Book nominee ★ "Crowder breathes life into a world long past...Compelling, powerful and unforgettable."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review ★ "[An] impactful addition to any historical fiction collection."—School Library Journal, starred review ★ "With a thorough historical note, glossary of terms, and bibliography, this will make an excellent complement to units on women’s rights and the labor movement, but it will also satisfy readers in search of a well-told tale of a fierce heroine."—BCCB, starred review ★ "This is an excellent title that can open discussions in U.S. history and economics courses about women’s rights, labor unions, and the immigrant experience."—School Library Connection, starred review

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    Forged in Fire and Stars
  • Author : Andrea Robertson
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 401
  • ISBN : 9781524738006
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • "Fans of Leigh Bardugo's Grishaverse will flock to this new series." --Booklist Games of Thrones meets Shadow and Bone in this action-packed fantasy from the internationally bestselling author of the Nightshade series. Ara has always known the legend of the Loresmith: the blacksmith who served alongside the kings and queens of Saetlund, forging legendary weapons to arm warriors and protect the kingdom. She's been told it's her fate to inherit the title and become the next Loresmith. But since the monarchy's downfall in a vicious conquest years before, Ara has never truly believed she would be able to take up her duty. But when the lost Princess Nimhea and Prince Eamon steal Ara from her quiet life with a mission to retake the throne and return Ara to her place as the Loresmith--Ara's whole world turns upside down. Suddenly, Ara must leave her small mountain village and embark on a dangerous adventure where she will uncover new truths about her family's legacy, and even face the gods themselves. With a mysterious thief as an unexpected companion, and dark forces following their every move, Ara must use all her skills to forge the right path forward--for herself, her kingdom, and her heart. From internationally bestselling author Andrea Roberston comes a gorgeously written new fantasy series perfect for readers of Leigh Bardugo's Grishaverse or Sabaa Tahir's An Ember in the Ashes series. Praise for Forged in Fire and Stars: "An epic and classic fantasy." --School Library Journal "Epic fantasy isn't usually my thing, but Forged in Fire and Stars made me a believer." --TOR.com

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    The Book Thief
  • Author : Markus Zusak
  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 578
  • ISBN : 9780307433848
  • Reader Reviews : 2620
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE’S 100 BEST YA BOOKS OF ALL TIME The extraordinary, beloved novel about the ability of books to feed the soul even in the darkest of times. When Death has a story to tell, you listen. It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resist–books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement. In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak, author of I Am the Messenger, has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time. “The kind of book that can be life-changing.” —The New York Times “Deserves a place on the same shelf with The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank.” —USA Today DON’T MISS BRIDGE OF CLAY, MARKUS ZUSAK’S FIRST NOVEL SINCE THE BOOK THIEF.

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    Inherit the Dead
  • Author : Lee Child,C. J. Box,Charlaine Harris,John Connolly,Mary Higgins Clark
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9781451684773
  • Reader Reviews : 11
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Twenty masters of suspense join forces to present one gripping mystery that follows a one-time NYPD homicide cop as he, hired by a wealthy Upper East Side matron to find her daughter, discovers that there is much more to this story during a bitterly cold winter where everyone has something to hide. Reprint.

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    The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket
  • Author : Edgar Allan Poe
  • Publisher : Prabhat Prakashan
  • Pages : 202
  • ISBN : N.a
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Self-Help
  • Follows the story of Arthur Gordon Pym, who stows away on the whaling ship, Grampus. Unfortunately for him he finds himself stuck in an adventure that includes mutiny, butchery, and cannibalism, premature burial, a ghost ship, gigantic polar bears, and uncharted islands peopled by barbarian hordes. That'll teach him not to try and get a free ride in the future. If he has one.

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    The Parker Inheritance
  • Author : Varian Johnson
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Pages : 294
  • ISBN : 9780545952798
  • Reader Reviews : 18
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • A Coretta Scott King Author Honor and Boston Globe / Horn Book Honor winner!"Powerful.... Johnson writes about the long shadows of the past with such ambition that any reader with a taste for mystery will appreciate the puzzle Candice and Brandon must solve." -- The New York Times Book ReviewWhen Candice finds a letter in an old attic in Lambert, South Carolina, she isn't sure she should read it. It's addressed to her grandmother, who left the town in shame. But the letter describes a young woman. An injustice that happened decades ago. A mystery enfolding its writer. And the fortune that awaits the person who solves the puzzle.So with the help of Brandon, the quiet boy across the street, she begins to decipher the clues. The challenge will lead them deep into Lambert's history, full of ugly deeds, forgotten heroes, and one great love; and deeper into their own families, with their own unspoken secrets. Can they find the fortune and fulfill the letter's promise before the answers slip into the past yet again?

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    The Remains of the Day
  • Author : Kazuo Ishiguro
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Pages : 258
  • ISBN : 9780307576187
  • Reader Reviews : 232
  • Genre : Fiction
  • BOOKER PRIZE WINNER • From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, here is “an intricate and dazzling novel” (The New York Times) about the perfect butler and his fading, insular world in post-World War II England. This is Kazuo Ishiguro's profoundly compelling portrait of a butler named Stevens. Stevens, at the end of three decades of service at Darlington Hall, spending a day on a country drive, embarks as well on a journey through the past in an effort to reassure himself that he has served humanity by serving the "great gentleman," Lord Darlington. But lurking in his memory are doubts about the true nature of Lord Darlington's "greatness," and much graver doubts about the nature of his own life.

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    Voyage from Yesteryear
  • Author : James P. Hogan
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 0671577980
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Fiction
  • An army from Earth battles to regain control over a space colony that has developed advanced technology but has evolved into a society that will do anything to retain their liberty. Reissue.

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    Children of Time
  • Author : Adrian Tchaikovsky
  • Publisher : Orbit
  • Pages : 640
  • ISBN : 9780316452496
  • Reader Reviews : 49
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Adrian Tchaikovksy's award-winning novel Children of Time, is the epic story of humanity's battle for survival on a terraformed planet. Who will inherit this new Earth? The last remnants of the human race left a dying Earth, desperate to find a new home among the stars. Following in the footsteps of their ancestors, they discover the greatest treasure of the past age - a world terraformed and prepared for human life. But all is not right in this new Eden. In the long years since the planet was abandoned, the work of its architects has borne disastrous fruit. The planet is not waiting for them, pristine and unoccupied. New masters have turned it from a refuge into mankind's worst nightmare. Now two civilizations are on a collision course, both testing the boundaries of what they will do to survive. As the fate of humanity hangs in the balance, who are the true heirs of this new Earth?span

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    The Inheritance Games
  • Author : Jennifer Lynn Barnes
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 354
  • ISBN : 9781368053242
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Don't miss this New York Times bestselling "impossible to put down" (Buzzfeed) novel with deadly stakes, thrilling twists, and juicy secrets--perfect for fans of One of Us is Lying and Knives Out. Avery Grambs has a plan for a better future: survive high school, win a scholarship, and get out. But her fortunes change in an instant when billionaire Tobias Hawthorne dies and leaves Avery virtually his entire fortune. The catch? Avery has no idea why--or even who Tobias Hawthorne is. To receive her inheritance, Avery must move into sprawling, secret passage-filled Hawthorne House where every room bears the old man's touch--and his love of puzzles, riddles, and codes. Unfortunately for Avery, Hawthorne House is also occupied by the family that Tobias Hawthorne just dispossessed. This includes the four Hawthorne grandsons: dangerous, magnetic, brilliant boys who grew up with every expectation that one day they would inherit billions. Heir apparent Grayson Hawthorne is convinced that Avery must be a conwoman, and he's determined to take her down. His brother, Jameson, views her as their grandfather's last hurrah: a twisted riddle, a puzzle to be solved. Caught in a world of wealth and privilege, with danger around every turn, Avery will have to play the game herself just to survive.

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    The Two Moons
  • Author : James P. Hogan
  • Publisher : Baen Books
  • Pages : 307
  • ISBN : 9781416509363
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • In an omnibus edition containing the first two novels in the Giants series, two baffling outer space mysteries--the tomb of an ancient, unknown corpse in a grave on the moon and the discovery of a mysterious wrecked spaceship on Jupiter's moon of Ganymede--leads to humankind's encounter with a race of humanoid giants, in Inherit the Stars and The Gentle Giants of Ganymede. Original.

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    Baby Inheritance
  • Author : McKenna James
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN : 1689997060
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Books
  • It only took a day for her to lose everything. But give her nine months and a pact with her best friend's brother, and she can get it all back. Valentina It sucks waking up rich, then finding out your father has stolen everything you had. But a clause in my grandmother's will can solve all my problems. There's one catch - I need to have a baby. I've always wanted to be a mother. To have a family. But I'll need to beat my rival cousin to the delivery room in order to inherit. Good thing my best friend's devilishly handsome brother needs a cash injection to keep his construction company afloat. I've had a secret crush on him since before I needed a bra, so making a baby with him sounds like a dream come true. Now I've just got to convince him to get me pregnant. And pray he doesn't break my heart in the process. Hudson Growing up, I never paid much attention to my kid sister's friend Valentina. But damn has she changed. Now she's all curves and legs that go on forever. One minute I'm floundering to make payroll, the next she's telling me that she needs someone to get her pregnant. If it all goes according to plan, she'll split fifty million dollars with me. My brain hurts from the possible complications, but the way she bites her bottom lip when she asks-it makes the wrong head do the thinking. Solving my financial problems in exchange for stud service... How soon can I start?

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    Number the Stars
  • Author : Lois Lowry
  • Publisher : HarperCollins Children's Books
  • Pages : 169
  • ISBN : 0007395205
  • Reader Reviews : 294
  • Genre : Children's stories
  • It is 1943 and for 10 year old Annemarie life is still fun. But there are worries too - the Nazis have occupied Copenhagen and there are food shortages, curfews and the threat of being stopped by soldiers and Annemarie's best friend is a Jew.

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    Men We Reaped
  • Author : Jesmyn Ward
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Pages : 270
  • ISBN : 9781408830482
  • Reader Reviews : 24
  • Genre : African American men
  • '...And then we heard the rain falling, and that was the drops of blood falling; and when we came to get the crops, it was dead men that we reaped.' Harriet TubmanIn five years, Jesmyn Ward lost five men in her life, to drugs, accidents, suicide, and the bad luck that can follow people who live in poverty, particularly black men. Dealing with these losses, one after another, made Jesmyn ask the question: why? And as she began to write about the experience of living through all the dying, she realized the truth--and it took her breath away. Her brother and her friends all died because of who they were and where they were from, because they lived with a history of racism and economic struggle that fostered drug addiction and the dissolution of family and relationships. Jesmyn says the answer was so obvious she felt stupid for not seeing it. But it nagged at her until she knew she had to write about her community, to write their stories and her own. Jesmyn grew up in poverty in rural Mississippi. She writes powerfully about the pressures this brings, on the men who can do no right and the women who stand in for family in a society where the men are often absent. She bravely tells her story, revisiting the agonizing losses of her only brother and her friends. As the sole member of her family to leave home and pursue high education, she writes about this parallel American universe with the objectivity distance provides and the intimacy of utter familiarity.

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    The Art of Inheriting Secrets
  • Author : Barbara O'Neal
  • Publisher : Lake Union Publishing
  • Pages : 364
  • ISBN : 1503901394
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • When Olivia Shaw's mother dies, the sophisticated food editor is astonished to learn she's inherited a centuries-old English estate--and a title to go with it. Raw with grief and reeling from the knowledge that her reserved mother hid something so momentous, Olivia leaves San Francisco and crosses the pond to unravel the mystery of a lifetime. One glance at the breathtaking Rosemere Priory and Olivia understands why the manor, magnificent even in disrepair, was the subject of her mother's exquisite paintings. What she doesn't understand is why her mother never mentioned it to her. As Olivia begins digging into her mother's past, she discovers that the peeling wallpaper, debris-laden halls, and ceiling-high Elizabethan windows covered in lush green vines hide unimaginable secrets. Although personal problems and her life back home beckon, Olivia finds herself falling for the charming English village and its residents. But before she can decide what Rosemere's and her own future hold, Olivia must first untangle the secrets of her past.

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    Wish
  • Author : Barbara O'Connor
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 236
  • ISBN : 9780374302733
  • Reader Reviews : 12
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • From award-winning author Barbara O'Connor comes a middle-grade novel about a girl who, with the help of the dog of her dreams, discovers the true meaning of family.

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    The Murder of Mr. Wickham
  • Author : Claudia Gray
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Pages : 392
  • ISBN : 9780593313824
  • Reader Reviews : 12
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A summer house party turns into a thrilling whodunit when Jane Austen's Mr. Wickham—one of literature’s most notorious villains—meets a sudden and suspicious end in this brilliantly imagined mystery featuring Austen’s leading literary characters. “Had Jane Austen sat down to write a country house murder mystery, this is exactly the book she would have written.” —Alexander McCall Smith The happily married Mr. Knightley and Emma are throwing a party at their country estate, bringing together distant relatives and new acquaintances—characters beloved by Jane Austen fans. Definitely not invited is Mr. Wickham, whose latest financial scheme has netted him an even broader array of enemies. As tempers flare and secrets are revealed, it’s clear that everyone would be happier if Mr. Wickham got his comeuppance. Yet they’re all shocked when Wickham turns up murdered—except, of course, for the killer hidden in their midst. Nearly everyone at the house party is a suspect, so it falls to the party’s two youngest guests to solve the mystery: Juliet Tilney, the smart and resourceful daughter of Catherine and Henry, eager for adventure beyond Northanger Abbey; and Jonathan Darcy, the Darcys’ eldest son, whose adherence to propriety makes his father seem almost relaxed. In this tantalizing fusion of Austen and Christie, from New York Times bestselling author Claudia Gray, the unlikely pair must put aside their own poor first impressions and uncover the guilty party—before an innocent person is sentenced to hang. A VINTAGE ORIGINAL