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Legacy and the Double
  • Author : Kobe Bryant,Annie Matthew
  • Publisher : Granity Studios
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9781949520200
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Kobe Bryant’s legacy of uplifting and inspiring young athletes continues in this highly anticipated follow-up to the #1 New York Times bestseller Legacy and the Queen. Legacy Petrin is a national tennis champion, but she doesn’t feel like one. At the orphanage where she grew up, far from the city where she learned to shine, Legacy struggles to focus on her training. Her famous magical inner light dims and darkens until she barely recognizes herself. Then a girl who looks exactly like Legacy—same burlap dress, same signature glow—starts playing in Legacy’s name. She wins matches in the city, makes charming speeches in support of “Queen” Silla, and gains a devoted following. Soon, Silla issues a decree against impersonating champions, which means that the real Legacy could be arrested simply for looking like herself. To reclaim her name and her identity, Legacy has no choice but to compete in disguise . . . until she can rise through the ranks, face off against her imposter, and prove that she is the one and only Legacy Petrin—a champion who was born to shine.

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    The Becoming
  • Author : Nora Roberts
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Pages : 462
  • ISBN : 9781250272713
  • Reader Reviews : 6
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A new epic of love and war among gods and humans, from Nora Roberts—the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Awakening. The world of magick and the world of man have long been estranged from one another. But some can walk between the two—including Breen Siobhan Kelly. She has just returned to Talamh, with her friend, Marco, who’s dazzled and disoriented by this realm—a place filled with dragons and faeries and mermaids (but no WiFi, to his chagrin). In Talamh, Breen is not the ordinary young schoolteacher he knew her as. Here she is learning to embrace the powers of her true identity. Marco is welcomed kindly by her people—and by Keegan, leader of the Fey. Keegan has trained Breen as a warrior, and his yearning for her has grown along with his admiration of her strength and skills. But one member of Breen’s bloodline is not there to embrace her. Her grandfather, the outcast god Odran, plots to destroy Talamh—and now all must unite to defeat his dark forces. There will be losses and sorrows, betrayal and bloodshed. But through it, Breen Siobhan Kelly will take the next step on the journey to becoming all that she was born to be.

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    The Hawthorne Legacy
  • Author : Jennifer Lynn Barnes
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 319
  • ISBN : 9780759557642
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • The #1 New York Times bestseller and a USA Today bestseller! Intrigue, riches, and romance abound in this thrilling sequel to the beloved, bestselling The Inheritance Games The Inheritance Games ended with a bombshell, and now heiress Avery Grambs has to pick up the pieces and find the man who might hold the answers to all of her questions—including why Tobias Hawthorne left his entire fortune to Avery, a virtual stranger, rather than to his own daughters or grandsons. Thanks to a DNA test, Avery knows that she’s not a Hawthorne by blood, but clues pile up hinting at a deeper connection to the family than she had ever imagined. As the mystery grows and the plot thickens, Grayson and Jameson, two of the enigmatic and magnetic Hawthorne grandsons, continue to pull Avery in different directions. And there are threats lurking around every corner, as adversaries emerge who will stop at nothing to see Avery out of the picture—by any means necessary. With nonstop action, aspirational jet-setting, Knives Out-like family intrigue, swoonworthy romance, and billions of dollars hanging in the balance, The Hawthorne Legacy will have you racing through the pages.

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    The Yellow Rose
  • Author : Gilbert Morris
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson Incorporated
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 1591451132
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Fiction
  • With her husband a casualty of the Alamo, Jerusalem Ann Hardin must decide whether to stand and fight for the land she loves, when Mexico's army us pushing north and Comanche raiders are terrorizing ranchers in her area.

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    The Nightshade's Touch
  • Author : Pippa Dacosta
  • Publisher : Pippa Dacosta Author
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN : 0995711348
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The fae left behind more than fairytales, they left behind their monsters.

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    Legacy and the Queen
  • Author : Kobe Bryant,Annie Matthew
  • Publisher : Granity Studios
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 9781949520040
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • From the mind of basketball legend and Academy Award–winning storyteller Kobe Bryant comes a new tale of finding your inner magic against all odds. GAME. SET. MAGIC. Game – Tennis means life and death for the residents of the magical kingdom of Nova, and for twelve-year-old Legacy, it’s the only thing getting her through the long days taking care of the other kids at the orphanage. That’s all about to change when she hears about Silla’s tournament. Set – Silla, the ruler of Nova, hosts an annual tournament for the less fortunate of her citizens to come and prove themselves and win entrance to the Academy, where they can train to compete at nationals. The prize is Silla’s favor and enough cash to keep open the orphanage, and Legacy has her heart set on both. Magic – What Legacy has yet to know is that the other players have something besides better skills and more money than she does. In Nova, tennis can unlock magic. Magic that Silla used to save the kingdom long ago and magic that her competitors have been training in for months already. Now, with the world turned against her and the orphanage at stake, Legacy has to learn to use her passion for the game to rise above those around her and shine.

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    Untold
  • Author : Sarah Rees Brennan
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9780857078100
  • Reader Reviews : 11
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • In this second book in the Lynburn Legacy, the sorcerous roots of Sorry-in-the-Vale have been exposed. Now no one in the town is safe, and everyone has to choose sides. Will the townspeople (magical and not) become "owned" by the sorcerers who believe it is their right to rule? Or will it continue in a more modern vein, with the presence of the sorcerers playing a quieter--and much less violent--role. If Kami Glass has anything to say about it, evil will not win. Despite having given up her own piece of magic, she is determined to do everything she can to make a difference. And whether they want to or not, her circle of friends (and potential boyfriends) will not be able to help but follow her and go along with her unusual schemes and battle tactics.

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    The Grimm Legacy
  • Author : Polly Shulman
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 354
  • ISBN : 9780142419045
  • Reader Reviews : 60
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Elizabeth has just started working as a page at the New York Circulating Material Repository - a lending library of objects, contemporary and historical, common and obscure. And secret, too - for in the repository's basement lies the Grimm Collection, a room of magical items straight from the Grimm Brother's fairy tales. But the magic mirrors and seven-league boots and other items are starting to disappear. And before she knows it, she and her fellow pages - handsome Marc, perfect Anjali, and brooding Aaron - are suddenly caught up in an exciting, and dangerous, magical adventure.

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    Jupiter’s Legacy 2
  • Author : Mark Millar
  • Publisher : Panini España SA
  • Pages : 139
  • ISBN : 9788411010719
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  • Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • ¡Aquí está! La segunda parte de la alucinante serie de Mark Millar y Frank Quitely. Hutch y Chloe han salido a la luz con su hijo Jason para reunir una fuerza de contraataque a lo largo del mundo. Descubre lo que ocurre en un mundo en que los superhéroes han tomado el control... y todo se ha ido al infierno.

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    Dream Eyes
  • Author : Jayne Ann Krentz
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 9781101609149
  • Reader Reviews : 15
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A suspicious death. A ghost in a mirror. The New York Times bestselling Dark Legacy novel from the author known for crafting stories of burning passion and chilling suspense... The death of her friend and mentor, Evelyn Ballinger, brings psychic counselor Gwen Frazier back to the small town of Wilby, Oregon, and brings back memories she would rather forget. Two years ago, a killer stalked the members of one of Ballinger’s research studies—including Gwen, who survived while two others didn’t. Now, she’s sure that Ballinger’s death is related. Sent by a friend to help Gwen, psychic investigator Judson Coppersmith arrives in Wilby barely in control of his own talent and his own life, and haunted by urgent dreams. His attraction to Gwen is primal, but there are secrets he must keep to protect himself from surrendering to her completely, even as their investigation draws them into dreamscapes, into decades of deception and into the paranormal fires of a desire too strong to resist...

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    The Nightingale Legacy
  • Author : Catherine Coulter
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 468
  • ISBN : 0515116246
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • An exhilarating Regency romance from the #1 New York Times bestselling author. The second novel in Catherine Coulter's acclaimed Legacy trilogy.

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    Children of Virtue and Vengeance
  • Author : Tomi Adeyemi
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
  • Pages : 425
  • ISBN : 9781250171009
  • Reader Reviews : 12
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BOOK CLUB PICK “Meet Tomi Adeyemi—the new J.K. Rowling. (Yep, she’s that good).” —Entertainment Weekly After battling the impossible, Zélie and Amari have finally succeeded in bringing magic back to the land of Orïsha. But the ritual was more powerful than they could’ve imagined, reigniting the powers of not only the maji, but of nobles with magic ancestry, too. Now, Zélie struggles to unite the maji in an Orïsha where the enemy is just as powerful as they are. But when the monarchy and military unite to keep control of Orïsha, Zélie must fight to secure Amari's right to the throne and protect the new maji from the monarchy's wrath. With civil war looming on the horizon, Zélie finds herself at a breaking point: she must discover a way to bring the kingdom together or watch as Orïsha tears itself apart. Children of Virtue and Vengeance is the stunning sequel to Tomi Adeyemi's New York Times-bestselling debut Children of Blood and Bone, the first book in the Legacy of Orïsha trilogy. Praise for Children of Blood and Bone: “Poses thought-provoking questions about race, class and authority that hold up a warning mirror to our sharply divided society.” –The New York Times

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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 Hawthorne Legacy
  • Author : Jennifer Lynn Barnes
  • Publisher : Inheritance Games
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 031610518X
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • The #1 New York Times bestseller and a USA Today bestseller! Intrigue, riches, and romance abound in this thrilling sequel to the beloved bestselling The Inheritance Games The Inheritance Games ended with a bombshell, and now heiress Avery Grambs has to pick up the pieces and find the man who might hold the answers to all of her questions--including why Tobias Hawthorne left his entire fortune to Avery, a virtual stranger, rather than to his own daughters or grandsons. Thanks to a DNA test, Avery knows that she's not a Hawthorne by blood, but clues pile up hinting at a deeper connection to the family than she had ever imagined. As the mystery grows and the plot thickens, Grayson and Jameson, two of the enigmatic and magnetic Hawthorne grandsons, continue to pull Avery in different directions. And there are threats lurking around every corner, as adversaries emerge who will stop at nothing to see Avery out of the picture--by any means necessary. With nonstop action, aspirational jet-setting, Knives Out-like family intrigue, swoonworthy romance, and billions of dollars hanging in the balance, The Hawthorne Legacy will thrill Jennifer Lynn Barnes fans and new readers alike.

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    The Awakening
  • Author : Nora Roberts
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN : 9781250272607
  • Reader Reviews : 10
  • Genre : Fiction
  • #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts begins a new trilogy of adventure, romance, and magick in The Awakening. In the realm of Talamh, a teenage warrior named Keegan emerges from a lake holding a sword—representing both power and the terrifying responsibility to protect the Fey. In another realm known as Philadelphia, a young woman has just discovered she possesses a treasure of her own... When Breen Kelly was a girl, her father would tell her stories of magical places. Now she’s an anxious twentysomething mired in student debt and working a job she hates. But one day she stumbles upon a shocking discovery: her mother has been hiding an investment account in her name. It has been funded by her long-lost father—and it’s worth nearly four million dollars. This newfound fortune would be life-changing for anyone. But little does Breen know that when she uses some of the money to journey to Ireland, it will unlock mysteries she couldn’t have imagined. Here, she will begin to understand why she kept seeing that silver-haired, elusive man, why she imagined his voice in her head saying Come home, Breen Siobhan. It’s time you came home. Why she dreamed of dragons. And where her true destiny lies—through a portal in Galway that takes her to a land of faeries and mermaids, to a man named Keegan, and to the courage in her own heart that will guide her through a powerful, dangerous destiny...

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    Star Wars Legacy - Empire of One
  • Author : Corinna Sarah Bechko,Gabriel Hardman
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 72
  • ISBN : 178329518X
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Science fiction comic books, strips, etc
  • When Darth Wredd breaks Imperial Knight Jao Assam out of prison, he clearly has big plans that involve both the Triumvirate and the remaining Sith. If Jao could be turned to the dark side, the whole Triumvirate could be in jeopardy. Empress Fel enlists Ania Solo and her friends in a covert rescue mission - but Ania and her pals are unaware they're headed into a showdown between the Sith and the Imperial Knights

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    House of Darakai
  • Author : K.L. Kolarich
  • Publisher : Rogue Kite Publishing
  • Pages : 587
  • ISBN : 9781735460635
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • The Series House of Darakai is the second installment in the epic fantasy series, The Haidren Legacy. An immersive adventure loaded with dark politics, sharp objects, and bickering characters, this treacherous saga packs a legendary punch for adult and NA readers alike. Thrilling fans of Brandon Sanderson, George R.R. Martin, and Sabaa Tahir, this savage sequel is out for blood. BEHIND THE MASK OF WAR AND VALOR, BETRAYAL REIGNS WHERE IT BLEEDS… Orynthia’s young king grievously takes his throne in the wake of regicide. From the city’s underbelly, unrest brews for the cross-caste convicted, while the haidrens hastily depart Bastiion to embark on the coronation tour for the realm’s new sovereign: Dmitri Korbin Thoarne. Now the seated haidren for his House, Zaethan Kasim returns to the brutal mountains of his youth, where competition and conquest eagerly await his homecoming, unlike his dismissive father. There, Zaethan swiftly uncovers a Darakai radically changing. Committed to doing whatever it takes to protect Dmitri’s regime, he fights to remain alpha zà as Wekesa—his favored rival—prepares his challenge. To ensure he is named champion, Zaethan presents another deal to the highlander witch he despises. Yet in balancing fealty to both king and countrymen, Zaethan begins to doubt Darakai’s loyalties, as well as his own. Luscia Darragh Tiergan is no stranger to the brutality of the south. However, after a harrowing attack, it is the shadows lurking behind it that slashes her dreams into a waking nightmare. Plagued by whispering omens, Luscia wrestles to silence her uncontrolled Sight. And as she is stalked out of Bastiion from within the Other, she must conceal the volatile manifestations from her Boreali guard but, most especially, the Darakaian haidren Luscia’s sworn to help. Hosted by the House of War, the Quadren confronts an enemy more dangerous than the last. For where treachery stirs, it is not the crown that reigns, but the bloodshed encircling it.

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    The Swallowtail Legacy 2: Betrayal by the Book
  • Author : Michael D. Beil
  • Publisher : Holiday House
  • Pages : 0
  • ISBN : 9781645950509
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • A writer’s conference brings twelve-year-old Lark’s favorite writer—and a suspicious death—to Swallowtail Island, in the second book in this middle grade mystery series by an Edgar Award-nominated author. Swallowtail Island is hosting the Swallowtales Writer’s Conference. Lark's ecstatic to be chosen as a “page” for her favorite author, Ann E. Keyhart. But they say you should never meet your idols. When Keyhart arrives with her personal assistant in tow, she is nothing but a terror. And within a few hours, the assistant is dead! But the explanation isn't sitting well. Not when lots of people had reasons to want to be rid of Keyhart, and especially not after it’s revealed the assistant recently completed a hot new novel and the file's vanished from her computer. Then Lark finds out the assistant had a bird—the match to the one she found hidden in her mom’s book—and she needs answers. It looks like Swallowtail Island still has secrets to reveal, and Lark’s going to uncover them. A gripping new chapter in the Swallowtail Legacy series, Mike D. Beil spins another clever clue hunt that seamlessly slips in alongside the best classics of middle grade mystery.

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    The Zodiac Legacy #2: Power Lines
  • Author : Stuart Moore,Stan Lee
  • Publisher : Papercutz
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN : 1629914444
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • "Death waits at the end of the line! Thirteen people recently gained strange magical powers. The mysterious organization known as the Vanguard are out to take those powers away-- any way they possibly can! Roxanne (Rooster), Liam (Ram), and Duane (Pig) are trapped on an out-of-control high-speed train. Their Zodiac powers are not enough to stop it safely. Can they rely on the help from their new teammate, Malik (Ox), who just joined them from Vanguard? The Zodiac team must take a crash course in teamwork... at a breakneck speed!"--Back cover.

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    After the Rebellion
  • Author : Lilian F. Gates
  • Publisher : Dundurn
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 9781459714847
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • This comprehensive book on William Lyon Mackenzie’s later life focuses first on the period 1838-1849, Mackenzie’s years in exile in the United States. It examines his contribution to the American political scene, including his role in writing the constitution of the State of New York. The book also chronicles Mackenzie’s life from 1849, when he was granted amnesty and returned to Canada, to his death in 1861. In this, the only comprehensive look at Mackenzie’s life, Lillian Gates offers a meticulous account of one of Canada’s liveliest nineteenth century politicians.

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    The Wells Bequest
  • Author : Polly Shulman
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 270
  • ISBN : 9780399256462
  • Reader Reviews : 8
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • In this companion to "The Grimm Legacy"Na time-travel adventure full of paradoxes, humor, and a touch of romanceNtwo teenagers use H.G. Wells' famous time machine to race through time and stop a dangerous enemy.

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    Star Wars: the Halcyon Legacy
  • Author : Ethan Sacks
  • Publisher : Marvel Comics
  • Pages : 0
  • ISBN : 1302933035
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • For over 300 years, the Halcyon has been the preeminent cruise ship in the galaxy. As Republics and an Empire have risen and fallen, this luxury space vessel has been a constant...despite an occasional bumpy ride or two. Now, prepare to learn the incredible story of the ship at the heart of the sensational Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser hotel at Walt Disney World! Get ready to journey across the galaxy, enjoying stories that straddle genres and explore different eras of Star Wars -- each of which illustrates the rich history of the Halcyon. And you're sure to recognize a few familiar faces along the way!

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    The Forbidden City (The Dragon's Legacy Book 2)
  • Author : Deborah A. Wolf
  • Publisher : Titan Books (US, CA)
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN : 9781785651120
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Sulema Ja'Akari is an elite warrior, one of the desert people known as the Zeeranim. She is also the daughter of the Dragon King of Atualon, whose magic is the only thing that prevents the earth dragon from waking. Should the dragon end her sleep, their world will be destroyed. The Dragon King is dying. As heir to his throne Sulema must be trained to take his place, yet the more she learns, the less she trusts the sinister agendas that surround her. Knowing that her life hangs in the balance, Sulema seeks to return to the Zeera. Salvation may lie with her mother, Hafsa Azeina, who walks the dark and deadly pathways of the Dreaming Lands. To save her daughter, the dreamshifter will be forced to strike a pact with her greatest enemy, a huntress who would rather kill her than assist her. Upheaval stretches far beyond Atualon--to the forbidden city of Khanbul where the emperor rules with an iron hand. An elite cadre of rebel conspirators chafes beneath his rule and plots to overthrow him. Among them is Jian de Allyr, the half-dae prince born of a human mother and a twilight lord. If they are to challenge the emperor in his stronghold, however, Jian and his co-conspirators must secretly raise an army...

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    Star Wars Legacy II Vol. 2
  • Author : Corinna Bechko,Gabriel Hardman
  • Publisher : Marvel Entertainment
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 9781302449315
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Collects Star Wars: Legacy (2013) #6-10. Ania Solo and Imperial Knight Jao Assam break with the Galactic Triumvirate to track down the Sith Lord Darth Wredd. The trail leads Ania and Jao to a dead Mon Calamari planet—and another Sith Lord and his army of pirates!

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    The Dominies Legacy: 2
  • Author : Andrew Picken
  • Publisher : Palala Press
  • Pages : 276
  • ISBN : 1378283163
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : History
  • 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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    Star Wars Legacy II Vol. 4
  • Author : Corinna Bechko,Gabriel Hardman
  • Publisher : Marvel Entertainment
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 9781302449544
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Collects Star Wars: Legacy (2013) #16-18, Handbook. When Darth Wredd breaks Imperial Knight Jao Assam out of prison, he clearly has big plans that involve both the Triumvirate and the remaining Sith. If Jao could be turned to the dark side, the whole Triumvirate could be in jeopardy. Empress Fel enlists Ania Solo and her friends in a covert rescue mission--but Ania and her pals are unaware they're headed into a showdown between the Sith and the Imperial Knights (and their stormtrooper allies) that could alter the balance of power in the galaxy!

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    The Legacy of World War II in European Arthouse Cinema
  • Author : Samm Deighan
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Pages : 238
  • ISBN : 9781476683522
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Performing Arts
  • World War II irrevocably shaped culture--and much of cinema--in the 20th century, thanks to its devastating, global impact that changed the way we think about and portray war. This book focuses on European war films made about the war between 1945 and 1985 in countries that were occupied or invaded by the Nazis, such as Poland, France, Italy, the Soviet Union, and Germany itself. Many of these films were banned, censored, or sharply criticized at the time of their release for the radical ways they reframed the war and rejected the mythologizing of war experience as a heroic battle between the forces of good and evil. The particular films examined, made by arthouse directors like Pier Paolo Pasolini, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, and Larisa Shepitko, among many more, deviate from mainstream cinematic depictions of the war and instead present viewpoints and experiences of WWII which are often controversial or transgressive. They explore the often-complicated ways that participation in war and genocide shapes national identity and the ways that we think about bodies and sexuality, trauma, violence, power, justice, and personal responsibility--themes that continue to resonate throughout culture and global politics.

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    Untold (The Lynburn Legacy Book 2)
  • Author : Sarah Rees Brennan
  • Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9780375979958
  • Reader Reviews : 11
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • A modern, magical twist on the Gothic romance and girl detective genres, the Lynburn Legacy books will appeal to fans of both Beautiful Creatures and the Mortal Instruments series. Reviewers have praised the take-charge heroine and the spellbinding romance. It’s time to choose sides. . . . On the surface, Sorry-in-the-Vale is a sleepy little town. But Kami Glass knows the truth. Sorry-in-the-Vale is full of magic. In the old days, the Lynburn family ruled with fear, terrifying the people into submission by killing human sacrifices for blood and power. Now the Lynburns are back, and Rob Lynburn is gathering sorcerers so the town can return to the old ways. But Rob and his followers aren’t the only sorcerers around. The town must make a decision: pay the blood sacrifice, or fight. For Kami, this means more than just choosing between good and evil. With her link to Jared Lynburn severed, she’s now free to love whomever she chooses. But who should that be? As coauthor with Cassandra Clare of the bestselling Bane Chronicles, Sarah Rees Brennan has mastered the art of the page-turner. "A sparkling fantasy that will make you laugh and break your heart." --Cassandra Clare, New York Times bestselling author "A darkly funny, deliciously thrilling Gothic." --Kelley Armstrong, New York Times bestselling author "Readers will laugh, shiver, and maybe even swoon over this modern Gothic novel." --Melissa Marr, New York Times bestselling author "Breathtaking--a compulsive, rocketing read."--Tamora Pierce, New York Times bestselling author "Captures the reader with true magic."--Esther Friesner, author of Nobody's Princess "A laugh-out-loud delight." --Publishers Weekly

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    Legacy and the Double
  • Author : Kobe Bryant,Annie Matthew
  • Publisher : Legacy
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1949520196
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Kobe Bryant's legacy of uplifting and inspiring young athletes continues in this highly anticipated follow-up to the #1 New York Times bestseller Legacy and the Queen. Legacy Petrin is a national tennis champion, but she doesn't feel like one. At the orphanage where she grew up, far from the city where she learned to shine, Legacy struggles to focus on her training. Her famous magical inner light dims and darkens until she barely recognizes herself. Then a girl who looks exactly like Legacy--same burlap dress, same signature glow--starts playing in Legacy's name. She wins matches in the city, makes charming speeches in support of "Queen" Silla, and gains a devoted following. Soon, Silla issues a decree against impersonating champions, which means that the real Legacy could be arrested simply for looking like herself. To reclaim her name and her identity, Legacy has no choice but to compete in disguise . . . until she can rise through the ranks, face off against her imposter, and prove that she is the one and only Legacy Petrin--a champion who was born to shine.

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    The Leadbelly Songbook
  • Author : Oak Publications
  • Publisher : Oak Publications
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN : 9781783234264
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  • Genre : Music
  • More than 70 songs by Huddie Ledbetter, with chord names and musical transcriptions by Jerry Silverman and biographical notes by Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Fred Ramsey, and Charles Smith. Includes: Midnite Special, Backwater Blues, John Henry, and House Of The Rising Sun.

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    Unspoken (The Lynburn Legacy Book 1)
  • Author : Sarah Rees Brennan
  • Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9780375989186
  • Reader Reviews : 68
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • A modern, magical twist on the Gothic Romance and Girl Detective genres, this book will appeal to fans of both Beautiful Creatures and the Mortal Instruments series. Reviewers have praised the take-charge heroine and the spellbinding romance. Bound together. Worlds apart. Kami Glass is in love with someone she's never met—a boy she's talked to in her head since she was born. This has made her an outsider in the sleepy English town of Sorry-in-the-Vale, but she has learned ways to turn that to her advantage. Her life seems to be in order, until disturbing events begin to occur. There has been screaming in the woods and the manor overlooking the town has lit up for the first time in 10 years. . . . The Lynburn family, who ruled the town a generation ago and who all left without warning, have returned. Now Kami can see that the town she has known and loved all her life is hiding a multitude of secrets—and a murderer. The key to it all just might be the boy in her head. The boy she thought was imaginary is real, and definitely and deliciously dangerous. "A sparkling fantasy that will make you laugh and break your heart." --Cassandra Clare, New York Times bestselling author "A darkly funny, deliciously thrilling Gothic." --Kelley Armstrong, New York Times bestselling author "Readers will laugh, shiver, and maybe even swoon over this modern Gothic novel." --Melissa Marr, New York Times bestselling author "Breathtaking--a compulsive, rocketing read."--Tamora Pierce, New York Times bestselling author "Captures the reader with true magic."--Esther Friesner, author of Nobody's Princess "A laugh-out-loud delight." --Publishers Weekly

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    The Rose Legacy
  • Author : Jessica Day George
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9781681196947
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • This sweeping, emotionally-resonant fantasy from beloved author Jessica Day George is perfect for fans of Princess Academy and Black Beauty. When orphaned Anthea Cross-Thornley receives a letter from a long-lost uncle, she wonders if she will finally find a true home. But she is shocked to learn that her uncle secretly breeds horses--animals that have been forbidden in her kingdom for centuries. More alarming is Anthea's strange ability to sense the horses' thoughts and feelings, an ancient gift called The Way. Confused and terrified, Anthea is desperate to leave, but when her family and kingdom are put at risk, can she embrace The Way and the exciting future it might bring her? A Mighty Girl Best Book of the Year

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    Star Wars Legacy - Prisoner of the Floating World
  • Author : Corinna Sarah Bechko
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN : 178329082X
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  • Genre : Science fiction comic books, strips, etc
  • Ania Solo is just a girl trying to make her way in the galaxy - and have a little adventure on the way But when she stumbles upon a broken communications droid and a missing lightsaber, a little adventure turns into a whole lot of trouble - for Ania and her friends

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    Firefly Legacy Edition Book Two
  • Author : Joss Whedon,Zack Whedon,Chris Roberson
  • Publisher : BOOM! Studios
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1684153085
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  • Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • The official follow-up to the critically acclaimed hit film Serenity, that sees the band of space outlaws scattered to the far ends of the universe, on the run from the Alliance From the heart of the Whedonverse comes the next chapter of Firefly! Picking up where the critically acclaimed film Serenity left off, the ‘Verse is on the brink of war, and Captain Mal and his crew are on the run from the Alliance and an old, unstoppable foe. Babies are born, friends are lost, and there’s a new sheriff in town to lead the Browncoats into battle. With the crew scattered to the far ends of the ‘Verse, it’ll take quite a gamble to pull them back together . . . but when the chips are down, never bet against Captain Malcolm Reynolds! Contains: * Leaves on the Wind #1-6 * “The Warrior and the Wind” * No Power in the ‘Verse #1-6

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    Sword of the Lamb
  • Author : M.K. Wren
  • Publisher : Diversion Publishing Corp.
  • Pages : 670
  • ISBN : 9781626810976
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The thrilling start to the Phoenix Legacy space opera: “A new classic! Has the sweep and power of Asimov’s Foundation Trilogy” (Jean M. Auel, author of the Earth’s Children series). At the heart of the Concord empire, unrest is festering. Unrecognized by the Elite, the ruling class, an undercurrent of rebellion is surging through the enslaved Bond class. It’s a threat that could bring down all of civilization, creating a third Dark Age. Lord Alexand, first born of the House of DeKoven Woolf, stands to inherit a vast industrial conglomerate along with a seat on the Directorate, the Concord’s ruling body. But he sees the writing on the wall and realizes that if the Bonds explode into total rebellion, there will be nothing to inherit, and the toll in human suffering will be beyond calculation. He makes the difficult decision to “die” and join the Society of the Phoenix, a clandestine organization whose existence is known to only a few Directorate Lords, who consider membership treason and punishable by death. But it may be humanity’s only hope . . .

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    Krondor: the Assassins
  • Author : Raymond E. Feist
  • Publisher : Voyager
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 0008311269
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  • Genre : Imaginary wars and battles
  • Fresh back from the front, another foe defeated, Prince Arutha arrives to find all is not well in Krondor. A series of apparently random murders has brought an eerie quiet to the city. Where normally the streets are bustling with merchants and tricksters, good life and night life, now there seems to be a self-imposed curfew at sundown. Mutilated bodies have been turning up in the sewers, the Mockers' demense. The Thieves' Guild has been decimated men, women, children, it matters not. The head of the Mockers is missing, presumed dead. Those few who survived the terrible attacks are lying low. Very low. The Crawler, it seems, is back in town. And he's being helped by others, more ruthless than he. Can it be the Nighthawks again? The Prince enlists his loyal Squire James to find out. If anyone can unravel what's happening in the bowels of Krondor, he can. He knows the sewers like the back of his hand. Afterall, as Jimmy the Hand, he grew up there. Meanwhile, the retinue of the Duke of Olasko has arrived suddenly at the palace, a week ahead of schedule but with no apologies and many demands. They say they are here to hunt. But to hunt what. Pug's son William, on his first posting as a knight-lieutenant, must escort them into the wilds. It should have been a straightforward mission.

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    Legacy
  • Author : James Kerr
  • Publisher : Constable
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN : 9781472104908
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  • Genre : Sports & Recreation
  • Champions do extra. They sweep the sheds. They follow the spearhead. They keep a blue head. They are good ancestors. In Legacy, best-selling author James Kerr goes deep into the heart of the world's most successful sporting team, the legendary All Blacks of New Zealand, to reveal 15 powerful and practical lessons for leadership and business. Legacy is a unique, inspiring handbook for leaders in all fields, and asks: What are the secrets of success - sustained success? How do you achieve world-class standards, day after day, week after week, year after year? How do you handle pressure? How do you train to win at the highest level? What do you leave behind you after you're gone? What will be your legacy?

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    Legacy of Mercy ( Book #2)
  • Author : Lynn Austin
  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9781493416141
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Having returned to Chicago, young socialite Anna Nicholson can't seem to focus on her upcoming marriage. The new information she's learned about her birth mother continues to pull at her, and she hires Pinkerton detectives to help her find the truth. But as she meets people who once knew her mother and hears stories about the past, Anna soon discovers that some secrets are better left hidden. At the same time, unflattering stories about Anna are leaked by someone who would love to see her disgraced and her engagement broken. And as Anna tries to share her faith with her society friends, she understands that her choice to seek God's purpose for her life isn't as simple as she had hoped. When things are at their darkest, Anna knows she can turn to her grandmother, Geesje de Jonge, back in Holland, Michigan. Geesje's been helping new Dutch immigrants, including a teen with a haunted past, adjust to America. She only hopes that her wisdom can help all these young people through the turmoil they face.