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Storm Siren
  • Author : Mary Weber
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9781401690366
  • Reader Reviews : 14
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • The award-winning novel that started it all. “A riveting tale from start to finish. Between the simmering romance, the rich and inventive fantasy world, and one seriously jaw-dropping finale, readers will clamor for the next book—and I'll be at the front of the line!” —Marissa Meyer, New York Times bestselling author of the Lunar Chronicles In a world at war, a slave girl’s lethal curse could become one kingdom’s weapon of salvation. If the curse—and the girl—can be controlled. “I raise my chin as the buyers stare. Yes. Look. You don’t want me. Because, eventually, accidentally, I will destroy you.” As a slave in the war-weary kingdom of Faelen, seventeen-year-old Nym isn’t merely devoid of rights, her Elemental kind are only born male and always killed at birth—meaning, she shouldn’t even exist. Standing on the auction block beneath smoke-drenched mountains, Nym faces her fifteenth sell. But when her hood is removed and her storm-summoning killing curse revealed, Nym is snatched up by a court advisor and given a choice: be trained as the weapon Faelen needs to win the war or be killed. Choosing the former, Nym is unleashed into a world of politics, bizarre parties, and rumors of an evil more sinister than she’s being prepared to fight . . . not to mention the trainer whose dark secrets lie behind a mysterious ability to calm every lightning strike she summons. But what if she doesn’t want to be the weapon they’ve all been waiting for? Set in a beautifully eclectic world of suspicion, super abilities, and monsters, Storm Siren is a story of power. And whoever controls that power will win. “Intense and intriguing. Fans of high stakes fantasy won't be able to put it down.” —CJ Redwine, New York Times bestselling author of the Ravenspire series “Mary Weber has created a fascinating, twisted world. Storm Siren sucked me in from page one—I couldn’t stop reading! This is a definite must-read, the kind of book that kept me up late into the night turning the pages!” —Lindsay Cummings, author of the Androma Saga “A riveting read! Mary Weber's rich world and heartbreaking heroine had me from page one. You're going to fall in love with this love story.” —Josephine Angelini, internationally bestselling author of the Starcrossed trilogy “Elegant prose and intricate world-building twist into a breathless cyclone of a story that will constantly keep you guessing. More please!” —Shannon Messenger, author of the Sky Fall series

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    Siren's Song
  • Author : Mary Weber
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9781401690427
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • “The realization hits: We’re not going to win. It’s why I couldn’t defeat Draewulf in Bron—because this power was never mine anyway. I drop my arms and let the energy die off. And turn around to Face Eogan." After a fierce battle with Draewulf, Nym barely escaped with her life. Now, fleeing the scorched landscape of Tulla, her storm-summoning abilities are returning; only . . . the dark power is still inside her. Broken and bloodied, Nym needs time to recover, but when the full scope of the shapeshifter’s horrific plot is revealed, the strong-willed Elemental must race across the Hidden Lands and warn the other kingdoms before Draewulf’s final attack. From the crystalline palaces of Cashlin to the legendary Valley of Origin, Nym scrambles to gather an army. But even if she can, will she be able to uncover the secret to defeating Draewulf that has eluded her people for generations? With a legion of monsters approaching, and the Hidden Lands standing on the brink of destruction, the stage is set for a battle that will decide the fate of the world. This time, will the Siren’s Song have the power to save it? “Storm Siren is a riveting tale from start to finish. Between the simmering romance, the rich and inventive fantasy world, and one seriously jaw-dropping finale, readers will clamor for the next book—and I’ll be at the front of the line!” —MARISSA MEYER, New York Times bestselling author of the Lunar Chronicles

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    The Storm Siren Trilogy
  • Author : Mary Weber
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Pages : 849
  • ISBN : 9780718076450
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Mary Weber’s Storm Siren Trilogy now available in one e-collection! Storm Siren “I raise my chin as the buyers stare. Yes. Look. You don’t want me. Because, eventually, accidentally, I will destroy you.” As a slave in the war-weary kingdom of Faelen, seventeen-year-old Nym isn’t merely devoid of rights, her Elemental kind are only born male and always killed at birth—meaning, she shouldn’t even exist. Siren's Fury “I thrust my hand toward the sky as my voice begs the Elemental inside me to waken and rise. But it’s no use. The curse I’ve spent my entire life abhorring—the thing I trained so hard to control—no longer exists.” Nym risked her life to save Faelen, her homeland, from a losing war, only to discover that the shapeshifter Draewulf has stolen everything she holds dear. But when the repulsive monster robs Nym of her storm-summoning abilities as well, the beautiful Elemental realizes her war is only just beginning. Siren's Song Nym and Draewulf prepare to face off in a battle destined to destroy more lives than it saves. With the loss of Tulla still fresh in mind, Rasha’s fate unknown, and Lord Myles taken over by the dark ability, Nym and the few Bron soldiers rush to warn Cashlin’s queen. Only to discover it may already be too late for the monarch and her eerie kingdom. As the Luminescents are sifting through Nym’s past memories and the queen is reading into her future, Nym is given a choice of how to defeat Draewulf, but the cost may be more than she can bear. And even then there are no guarantees.

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    Siren's Fury
  • Author : Mary Weber
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 1401690378
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • "I thrust my hand toward the sky as my voice begs the Elemental inside me to waken and rise. But it's no use. The curse I've spent my entire life abhorring--the thing I trained so hard to control--no longer exists." Nym risked her life to save Faelen, her homeland, from a losing war, only to discover that the shapeshifter Draewulf has stolen everything she holds dear. But when the repulsive monster robs Nym of her storm-summoning abilities as well, the beautiful Elemental realizes her war is only just beginning. Now powerless to control the elements that once emboldened her, Nym stows away on an airship traveling to the metallic kingdom of Bron. She must stop Draewulf. But the horrors he's brought to life and the secrets of Bron are more than Nym bargained for. Then the disturbing Lord Myles tempts her with new powers that could destroy the monster, and Nym must decide whether she can compromise in the name of good even if it costs her very soul. As she navigates the stark industrial cityscape of Bron, Nym is faced with an impossible choice: change the future with one slice of a blade . . . or sacrifice the entire kingdom for the one thing her heart just can't let go.

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    Siren's Fury
  • Author : Mary Weber
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 1401690386
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Nym risked her life to save Faelen, her homeland, from a losing war, only to discover that the shape-shifter Draewulf has stolen everything she holds dear. But when the repulsive monster robs Nym of her storm-summoning abilities as well, the beautiful Elemental realizes her war is only just beginning.

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    Siren's Storm
  • Author : Lisa Papademetriou
  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 9780375897788
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Nothing has been the same for Will ever since what happened last summer. One day, on an ordinary sailing trip with his brother, there is a strange accident. When Will wakes up, he learns his brother has disappeared, presumed drowned. Worst of all, Will can't remember what happened—his family finds him unconscious, with no memory of the accident. Now Will and his best friend and neighbor, Gretchen, are starting a new summer. Gretchen seems troubled—her sleepwalking habit is getting worse, and she keeps waking up closer and closer to the water. Will is drawn to Asia, the exotic new girl in town. Nobody knows where she's from—all Will knows is that her beauty and her mesmerizing voice have a powerful effect on people. Then there is another mysterious drowning, and Will and Gretchen begin to wonder: Is Asia just another beautiful, wealthy summer resident? Or is she something entirely more sinister . . . and inhuman?

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    The Lost Siren
  • Author : Raven Storm
  • Publisher : Rise of the Drakens
  • Pages : 226
  • ISBN : 9798986154305
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Books
  • A human female born into a breeding manor never has a choice...I am a slave, but at least I am alive. When the man with wings and scales gave me a second choice--I took it. I'll do what I must to survive. I'll preside over their Draken Games--and choose a winner every night to share my bed. It's the price I have to pay for food in my belly, and a roof over my head. The dragon man who brought me here acts like he hates me, but I notice him always watching me. As if he's waiting for something. Traded from one prison to the next I have but one hope left--the Lost Siren. I must find her before the demon hordes come if these men--Drakens--have any chance of escaping their mountainous prison, and me along with them. Perfect for fans of Jennifer L. Armentrout, The Lost Siren is the exhilarating introduction to the Rise of the Drakens series.This is a full length reverse harem/poly fantasy novel. Warning: there are dark themes and possible triggers.

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    Siren's Song
  • Author : Mary Weber
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 1401690408
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • After a fierce battle with Draewulf, Nym barely escaped with her life. Now, fleeing the scorched landscape of Tulla, her storm-summoning abilities are returning; only . . . the dark power is still inside her.

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    Siren's Hunt
  • Author : Sedona Ashe
  • Publisher : Independently Published
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN : 9798454256838
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Books
  • After centuries spent in suspended animation, I'm hangry. Now, a team of sexy men have been sent to hunt me down... *Licks lips* Let them come. Thanks to a protective spell gone wrong, I am what the world calls a 'siren'. Yep, you heard me right. I'm a siren. The lost princess of Atlantis. During the horrific battle between light and darkness, as Atlantis sank beneath the waves, I was caught in some crazy magic that changed my body and put me down for a really long nap. The humans, still greedy as ever, woke me up when they stumbled on an energy source near the heart of my home. I battled alongside my Atlantean brothers and sisters as evil spread like a plague from city to city. We fought bravely, but in the end, I lost everything. I have nothing left to lose. That same darkness has continued to take over the world while I slept. My mission is to cleanse the world of evil, so I need to get busy. It is easy to find the men with blackened hearts and drag them to their watery graves beneath the sea. But it isn't long before the disappearances are noticed, and I go from hunter to hunted. Cleansing the world of evil takes a lot out of a siren. So, when the three good-hearted men cross my path, I'm ready to make them bad. I just need to figure out how things work with my new anatomy... This paranormal reverse harem book is for 18+ readers. It contains steamy content and darker elements/themes. This is not the usual bubbly mermaid tale! It is full of sexy scenes, humor, a coffee-addicted and slightly feral siren, and totally ripped guys you will want to sink your fangs into! It will have a HEA... eventually!

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    Siren's Storm
  • Author : Asa Maria Bradley
  • Publisher : Kaering LLC
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : N.a
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A wolf shifter bent on exposing her secrets, an ex-lover who betrayed her, and a sister asking for an impossible favor, are just a few things threatening a mermaid’s new covert life. Amatheia (Theia) Ayer and her sisters are on earth to prepare for the return of the merfolk. They must do so without other paranormal creatures discovering them, or they will once again be hunted for their ability to create portals between the realms. Theia is doing a pretty good job of staying under the radar until a wolf shifter arrives in town and won’t rest until he ferrets out who and what she really is. As if that wasn't enough, strange magic is messing with the fish stock in Lake Pend Oreille. The timing couldn't be worse, because Theia is also helping one of her sisters hide a powerful magical weapon. And when someone tries to kill her to get to the powerful tool, she is in the fight of her life to stop it from ending up in the hands of the wrong people. Her failure could mean the end of not just her people, but the start of a massive war that would threaten all creatures that make earth their home.

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    Siren Sisters
  • Author : Dana Langer
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9781481466868
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • "Lolly Salt's three sisters are sirens--young women who lure ships to their doom--and as Lolly's 13th birthday approaches she's about to become one too. But when it becomes clear that someone in town knows the Salt girls secret, Lolly sets out to learn how this happened to her family and if she can prevent it"--

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    Desert Storm's Siren Song
  • Author : School of Advanced Military Studies
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Pages : 56
  • ISBN : 1522884688
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Books
  • This book refutes the claims by many air power advocates that Operation Desert Storm stands as a revolution in warfare. According to their logic, the success of the Gulf War air campaign proves air power has become the dominant force in modern warfare. As this study demonstrates, these arguments promoting Desert Storm as a revolution in warfare are based more upon emotion than logic. After evaluating the Gulf War on a cognitive level, one finds it only appears a revolution when viewed as a single event. However a true revolution requires a sample size larger than one. Unless the Desert Storm victory is validated through time and repetition, talk of revolution is premature. Woras yet, inaccurately labeling the Gulf War a revolution could lead the U.S. military to develop a force structure which is unable to deal with the full gamut of twenty first century threats.

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    Siren's Throne
  • Author : Sedona Ashe
  • Publisher : Independently Published
  • Pages : 204
  • ISBN : 9798778596917
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Books
  • Now that this siren has legs and a tail, she's going to use them... For good and bad, of course! There's no escaping this Princess of Atlantis or the coming storm. Save the world first, get some later. Being the somewhat-good guy is exhausting sometimes. The Ancients' world is under attack. The lips delivering this unexpected news to me are even more unexpected. They belong to Lokene, the charming and mischievous young man I fell in love with before my beloved Atlantis sank into the sea. The Ancients have sent him to request my aid because he's my mate, and they think I will listen to him. Did I mention Lokene is an Ancient? Oh, and he has the ability to give me legs, and take them away, at will. I swear he's enjoying this. If I could train my great white shark, Sheba, I'd be teaching her to nip his butt. Look, these new legs are great, but I need to save the world right now... not be distracted by the thought of all the fun times this body and my five mates could have together. On top of that, I'm still on a seek and destroy mission in the human world for those under the soul-destroying power of the Lure. As if I didn't have enough on my plate, miners continue to destroy the ocean. Their actions are taking them closer and closer to the heart of Atlantis, and if the humans find it, the power they could unleash would rip the world apart. I'm hoping that Eason, Storm, Kye, and Fynn can help me stop them before it's too late. Last, but certainly not least, the floor of the ocean is angry, preparing to lash out. I'm not sure my wind and water abilities are strong enough to stop it from destroying entire cities and claiming countless lives. Let's hope I hear the call again soon. I really need to relieve some stress. All these sexy mates are distracting... but I have two worlds to save. And legs. I have legs now too. This paranormal reverse harem (why choose) romance is for 18+ readers. It contains steamy content and darker plot elements and themes (she likes to kill people, much to her mates' horror). This is not your typical bubbly mermaid tale! It's full of sexy scenes, humor, a coffee-addicted and slightly feral siren, and totally ripped guys you will want to sink your fangs into! It will have a HEA... eventually!

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    The Evaporation of Sofi Snow
  • Author : Mary Weber
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9780718080914
  • Reader Reviews : 7
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • The line between virtual and reality is about to EVAPORATE. In a world where skycams follow your every move and the details of your life are uploaded each hour, Sofi knows that her eyes are the only caring ones watching her brother, Shilo. As an online gamer, she works behind the scenes to protect Shilo as he competes in a mix of real and virtual blood sport. But when a bomb destroys the gaming arena, she is helpless to rescue him—and certain that his disappearance was no accident. Despite all the evidence of Shilo’s death, Sofi’s nightmares tell her he is still alive. Could the dreams be truer than what everyone else claims? For Miguel—a charming young playboy from Earth—the games are of a different sort. As Ambassador to the Delonese, his career has been built on trading secrets. In the aftermath of the bombing, he fears he has lost Sofi forever, even as he wonders if she is really who she seems. Now he’s a target for blackmail. The game is simple: help the blackmailers or lose more than anyone can fathom—or than Earth can afford. Step into a universe of diverse characters, alien invasions, and high-stakes video gaming. Because when technology reigns, nothing is as true as it seems—and fantasy can become reality after all. Praise for The Evaporation of Sofi Snow: "A fun, fast-paced, geekfest of an adventure that will appeal to fans of Blade Runner and The Hunger Games."—Smith Publicity "A smart, intriguing adventure of high-tech futuristic gaming. Mary Weber takes readers on an intergalactic journey intertwined with complicated family issues, politics, loyalty, secrets and betrayal."—Wendy Higgins, New York Times bestselling author Full-length young adult science fiction Book 1 in the Sofi Snow duology Book 2: Reclaiming Shilo Snow Includes discussion questions for book clubs

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    Siren's Fury
  • Author : Mary Weber
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 9781401690397
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • “I thrust my hand toward the sky as my voice begs the Elemental inside me to waken and rise. But it’s no use. The curse I’ve spent my entire life abhorring—the thing I trained so hard to control—no longer exists.” Nym risked her life to save Faelen, her homeland, from a losing war, only to discover that the shapeshifter Draewulf has stolen everything she holds dear. But when the repulsive monster robs Nym of her storm-summoning abilities as well, the beautiful Elemental realizes her war is only just beginning. Now powerless to control the elements that once emboldened her, Nym stows away on an airship traveling to the metallic kingdom of Bron. She must stop Draewulf. But the horrors he’s brought to life and the secrets of Bron are more than Nym bargained for. Then the disturbing Lord Myles tempts her with new powers that could destroy the monster, and Nym must decide whether she can compromise in the name of good even if it costs her very soul. As she navigates the stark industrial cityscape of Bron, Nym is faced with an impossible choice: change the future with one slice of a blade . . . or sacrifice the entire kingdom for the one thing her heart just can’t let go.

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    The Sky Stirs Up Trouble
  • Author : Belinda Jensen
  • Publisher : Millbrook Press ™
  • Pages : 24
  • ISBN : 9781512407211
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Tornado siren! Bel the Weather Girl and Dylan head to the basement. Dylan is scared the house will blow away! But soon the storm passes. Some storms make tornadoes, and some don't. Bel says she can explain why—in the kitchen. What does baking have to do with tornadoes? Stay tuned, because every day is another weather day!

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    The Siren
  • Author : Kiera Cass
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9780062392015
  • Reader Reviews : 20
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • #1 New York Times bestseller A sweeping stand-alone fantasy romance from Kiera Cass, author of the bestselling, beloved Selection series. Kahlen is a Siren—bound to serve the Ocean by luring humans to their watery graves with her voice, which is deadly to any human who hears it. Akinli is human—a kind, handsome boy who’s everything Kahlen ever dreamed of. Falling in love puts them both in danger… but will Kahlen risk everything to follow her heart? This star-crossed YA romance is sure to captivate readers who grew up loving The Little Mermaid or fans of Jennifer Donnelly’s Waterfire Saga. Originally self-published, The Siren has been completely rewritten for this edition. Don’t miss The Betrothed, a glittering royal romance sure to captivate Kiera Cass’s legion of loyal readers and lovers of courtly intrigue alike!

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    Secret of the Sirens
  • Author : Julia Golding
  • Publisher : Marshall Cavendish
  • Pages : 382
  • ISBN : 0761453717
  • Reader Reviews : 6
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Upon moving to her aunt's seaside home in the British Isles, Connie becomes part of a secret society that shelters mythical creatures, and must use her ability to communicate with these beings to protect them from evil and the incursions of humans.

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    The Siren Song
  • Author : Rob Kidd
  • Publisher : ABDO
  • Pages : 132
  • ISBN : 159961524X
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Still on a mission to find the legendary Sword of Cortâes, the crew of the Barnacle becomes entranced by an ethereal song that pulls them away from their mission, leaving Captain Jack Sparrow to find the source behind the dark spell.

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    The Siren
  • Author : Katherine St. John
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 9781538733660
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A Good Morning America featured thriller, 2021 People magazine "Best Books of Summer" winner and a Good Housekeeping "Best Beach Read to Add to Your Summer Reading List" From Katherine St. John, author of The Lion's Den, comes a "reading experience that’s as layered and decadent as a slice of tiramisu" about a Hollywood heartthrob, his co-star ex-wife, and a film set on an isolated island that will unearth long-buried secrets—and unravel years of lies (Emily Henry, NYT bestselling author of People We Meet on Vacation, New York Times Book Review). ​ In the midst of a sizzling hot summer, some of Hollywood's most notorious faces are assembled on the idyllic Caribbean island of St. Genesius to film The Siren, starring dangerously handsome megastar Cole Power playing opposite his ex-wife, Stella Rivers. The surefire blockbuster promises to entice audiences with its sultry storyline and intimately connected cast. Three very different women arrive on set, each with her own motive. Stella, an infamously unstable actress, is struggling to reclaim the career she lost in the wake of multiple, very public breakdowns. Taylor, a fledgling producer, is anxious to work on a film she hopes will turn her career around after her last job ended in scandal. And Felicity, Stella's mysterious new assistant, harbors designs of her own that threaten to upend everyone's plans. With a hurricane brewing offshore, each woman finds herself trapped on the island, united against a common enemy. But as deceptions come to light, misplaced trust may prove more perilous than the storm itself. Includes a Reading Group Guide.

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    Tornado God
  • Author : Peter J. Thuesen
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Pages : 313
  • ISBN : 9780190680282
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Religion
  • One of the earliest sources of humanity's religious impulse was severe weather, which ancient peoples attributed to the wrath of storm gods. Enlightenment thinkers derided such beliefs as superstition and predicted they would pass away as humans became more scientifically and theologically sophisticated. But in America, scientific and theological hubris came face-to-face with the tornado, nature's most violent windstorm. Striking the United States more than any other nation, tornadoes have consistently defied scientists' efforts to unlock their secrets. Meteorologists now acknowledge that even the most powerful computers will likely never be able to predict a tornado's precise path. Similarly, tornadoes have repeatedly brought Americans to the outer limits of theology, drawing them into the vortex of such mysteries as how to reconcile suffering with a loving God and whether there is underlying purpose or randomness in the universe. In this groundbreaking history, Peter Thuesen captures the harrowing drama of tornadoes, as clergy, theologians, meteorologists, and ordinary citizens struggle to make sense of these death-dealing tempests. He argues that, in the tornado, Americans experience something that is at once culturally peculiar (the indigenous storm of the national imagination) and religiously primal (the sense of awe before an unpredictable and mysterious power). He also shows that, in an era of climate change, the weather raises the issue of society's complicity in natural disasters. In the whirlwind, Americans confront the question of their own destiny-how much is self-determined and how much is beyond human understanding or control.

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    To Best the Boys
  • Author : Mary Weber
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Pages : 334
  • ISBN : 9780718080976
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • The task is simple: Don a disguise. Survive the labyrinth . . . Best the boys. Every year for the past fifty-four years, the residents of Pinsbury Port have received a mysterious letter inviting all eligible-aged boys to compete for an esteemed scholarship to the all-male Stemwick University. The poorer residents look to see if their names are on the list. The wealthier look to see how likely their sons are to survive. And Rhen Tellur opens it to see if she can derive which substances the ink and parchment are created from, using her father’s microscope. In the province of Caldon, where women train in wifely duties and men pursue collegiate education, sixteen-year-old Rhen Tellur wants nothing more than to become a scientist. As the poor of her seaside town fall prey to a deadly disease, she and her father work desperately to find a cure. But when her mum succumbs to it as well? Rhen decides to take the future into her own hands—through the annual all-male scholarship competition. With her cousin, Seleni, by her side, the girls don disguises and enter Mr. Holm’s labyrinth, to best the boys and claim the scholarship prize. Except not everyone is ready for a girl who doesn’t know her place. And not everyone survives the deadly maze. Welcome to the labyrinth. Praise for To Best the Boys: “Atmospheric, romantic, inspiring.” —KRISTEN CICCARELLI, internationally bestselling author of The Last Namsara "Smart, determined, and ready to take on the world: Rhen Tellur is an outstanding heroine with every reason to win a competition historically intended for boys." —Jodi Meadows, New York Times bestselling author of The Incarnate Trilogy and coauthor of My Lady Jane A “Hunger Games/Handmaid’s Tale mash-up.” —BN Teen Blog

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    Reclaiming Shilo Snow
  • Author : Mary Weber
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9780718080952
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • She was far more capable than Earth's leaders had accounted for, and they had no idea what she'd do next. “In this sequel to The Evaporation of Sofi Snow, Weber takes a darker tone, delving into alien abduction, experimentation on children, the machinations of power-hungry politicians, and black-market corruption . . . This is a well-paced page-turner.” —Kirkus Reviews Known as a brilliant mind that could hack her world’s darkest secrets, seventeen-year-old Sofi Snow is the most wanted teenager alive. She found her way to the icy, technologically brilliant planet of Delon to find Shilo, the brother everyone but Sofi believes is dead. But as she and Ambassador Miguel partner to find her brother and warn those on Earth of Delon’s dark designs on humanity, Sofi’s memories threaten to overtake her, distorting everything she holds true. She knows the Delonese once kept her in a dark, deceptive place . . . and destroyed a portion of her life. Now, the more they discover of Sofi’s past, the more Sofi feels herself unraveling—as each new revelation has her questioning the very existence of reality. In this harrowing sequel to The Evaporation of Sofi Snow, Sofi and Miguel must trust each other and discover the secrets locked inside Sofi’s mind as the line between what’s real and what they imagine begins to slip away . . . threatening to take the human race with it.

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    A Year Down Yonder
  • Author : Richard Peck
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 148
  • ISBN : 0142300705
  • Reader Reviews : 41
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • A Newbery Medal Winner Richard Peck's Newbery Medal-winning sequel to A Long Way from Chicago Mary Alice's childhood summers in Grandma Dowdel's sleepy Illinois town were packed with enough drama to fill the double bill of any picture show. But now she is fifteen, and faces a whole long year with Grandma, a woman well known for shaking up her neighbors-and everyone else! All Mary Alice can know for certain is this: when trying to predict how life with Grandma might turn out . . . better not. This wry, delightful sequel to the Newbery Honor Book A Long Way from Chicago has already taken its place among the classics of children's literature. "Hilarious and poignant." —Publishers Weekly, starred review A Newbery Medal Winner A New York Times Bestseller An ALA Notable Book An ALA Best Book for Young Adults A Booklist Best Book of the Year A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year

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    The Coming Storm
  • Author : Rob Kidd
  • Publisher : ABDO
  • Pages : 146
  • ISBN : 1599615231
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Teenage stowaway Jack Sparrow and his band of hoodlums are on a mission to find the legendary Sword of Cortâes which will grant them unimaginable power, but first they have to survive the power of the sea, vicious pirates, and ancient curses.

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    The Master of Whitestorm
  • Author : Janny Wurts
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Pages : 563
  • ISBN : 9781504066303
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Fiction
  • This classic fantasy adventure from the acclaimed author of the Wars of Light and Shadow series “is storytelling at its best” (Raymond E. Feist, #1 New York Times–bestselling author). Chained at the oar on a Mhurgai galley, a sullen slave who never speaks is considered a madman by his fellow captives—until the hour Korendir announces a plan, which is certainly doomed to failure, for no one ever escapes the merciless Mhurgai alive . . . Korendir’s silence hides a devious intellect. And his benchmate, Haldeth, is desperate to end his cruel captivity, even if mercy comes to him under the murderous knives of the Mhurgai. When Korendir’s daring plan frees them both, Haldeth is compelled to follow his determined companion on an even more impossible quest: to lift a curse that despoils the kingdom of Torresdyr by recovering a legendary wardstone from a witch. His prize if he succeeds? A wizard’s treasure. If he fails? A grave with the legion of defeated champions before him. Far from content to retire from danger, Korendir’s restless nature will not embrace peace, his insatiable taste for impossible odds skating the thin edge toward insanity . . . “Powerful . . . Epic grandeur . . . Magnificent.” —Anne McCaffrey, New York Times–bestselling author “Feeling like an old-fashioned episodic adventure fantasy, the novel gradually reveals an underlying thread that explains the main character’s personality. Think Lethal Weapon in a complex fantasy setting.” —Tor.com “A large, varied, and original fantasy world, a unique magic concept, and a beautiful romance.” —Fantasy Literature

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    The Pirate Chase
  • Author : Rob Kidd
  • Publisher : ABDO
  • Pages : 132
  • ISBN : 1599615258
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Meet Jack Sparrow and his young pirate friends as they embark on a thrilling journey on the high seas. Their goal: to locate and procure the legendary Sword of Cortés, which will grant them unimaginable power. Adventure-seeking teenager Jack Sparrow has assembled a motley crew, and they're on the quest of a lifetime. Their goal: to locate and procure the legendary Sword of Cortés, which will grant them unimaginable power. But will this ragtag team of adventurers survive their mission, or will they succumb to the power of the sea, vicious pirates, ancient curses, and stormy threats from the forces of nature? Spotlight is a division of ABDO and features licensed editions of popular fiction printed and bound specifically for the library market. Each Spotlight book is printed on the highest quality paper with reinforced library bindings.

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    The Siren Years
  • Author : Charles Ritchie
  • Publisher : McClelland & Stewart
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9781551996783
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Charles Ritchie, one of Canada’s most distinguished diplomats, was a born diarist, a man whose daily record of his life is so well written that it leaps from the page. In wartime England, Ritchie, as Second Secretary at the Canadian High Commission, served as private secretary to Vincent Massey, whose second-in-command was Lester B. Pearson, future prime minister of Canada. In a perfect position to observe both statecraft and the London social whirl that continued even during the war, Ritchie provides a fascinating, perceptive, and (surprisingly) humorous picture of the London Blitz – the people in the parks, the shabby streets, the heightened love affairs – and the vagaries of the British at war. There are also glimpses of the great, and portraits of noted artists and writers that he knew well. A vivid document of a period and a wonderful piece of writing, The Siren Years has become a classic.

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    Tofino Storm
  • Author : Edie Claire
  • Publisher : Stackhouse Press
  • Pages : 290
  • ISBN : N.a
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • When she was a toddler, a tornado blew her world apart. Now it’s happening all over again. Fifth in the USA-Today bestselling Pacific Horizons series, in which characters facing tragedy, heartbreak, and painful family secrets are drawn to the wild beauty of the natural world. Breaching whales and howling wolves refresh their spirits, but only human love can heal their souls... The newspapers called her “The Miracle Baby.” The tornado that ripped through her southeast Missouri hometown killed four other people, but after being lifted up inside the funnel cloud and carried nearly a mile, 20-month-old Laney walked away. Twenty-five years later, meteorologist Laney Miller has made another bizarre journey. She’s driven 2500 miles in the dead of winter to reach Vancouver Island in Canada. But when she wakes up in a Tofino hospital, she hasn’t the faintest idea why she made the trip. Jason Buchanan has his own reasons for wondering why the clueless American made a week’s reservation at his surfing hostel, given that within a few minutes of her arrival, she nearly drowns herself climbing on the rocks. The successful, socially in-demand sportsman likes his life just the way it is, but there’s something about this woman that intrigues him, and it’s a fascination he can’t let go. He only wishes that Laney would trust him, because ridding her clear blue eyes of the fear that haunts them may require a whole other miracle.

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    Holiday Affair [Toys from Sant
  • Author : Lexie Davis
  • Publisher : Siren Pub Incorporated
  • Pages : 132
  • ISBN : 1610343484
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Toys from Santa [Siren Classic: Erotic Contemporary Romance, light bondage, sex toys] Jenny Myers is counting down the days until her sister, Shelly, gets married. Having lived together since Shelly graduated college, she's in desperate need for her own space. The wedding is set for Christmas Day and Jenny is the maid of honor. She forgets to plan the bachelorette party and cold-calls four of her friends, neighbors and relatives to attend. But in the middle of planning the forgotten event, Dane McKenzie, the best man and brother to the groom, interrupts. Sexual sparks fly every time Dane sees Jenny. He's an ex-marine turned businessman with a frivolous taste in women, yet Jenny Myers stops him cold. He wants her, has wanted her from the time they met six months ago at his brother's engagement party. And when he sees her sprawled out in the floor, planning a bachelorette party for her snotty sister that doesn't deserve it, he sees the perfect opportunity. After all, Christmas is the season for giving, and with the sex toys all around, Dane plans to give Jenny anything and everything she wants. ** Savage Storm [Siren Classic: Erotic Contemporary Romance] On the verge of divorce, Kiley decides she needs a change of scenery before she begins her new career in Connecticut. And a trip to Hawaii couldn't have been a better choice. But the last thing she expected was to find her soon-to-be ex-husband interrupting her vacation with the intention of working out their differences. After a big misunderstanding, Bo travels to Hawaii to reconcile with his wife. He convinced her to go fishing with him, and they get stuck in the middle of a storm while at sea. The two are forced to take shelter on a nearby island and wait out the weather. However, the bond they once shared surfaces and the desire they had for one another turns into an uncontrolled passion that neither can ignore. ** A Siren Erotic Romance

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    Sirens
  • Author : Joseph Knox
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 9781524762896
  • Reader Reviews : 9
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A riveting thriller about a damaged undercover detective navigating a web of politicians, drug lords, missing persons, and his own flawed department, perfect for readers of Tana French, Don Winslow and Dennis Lehane. Infiltrating the inner circle of enigmatic criminal Zain Carver is dangerous enough. Pulling it off while also rescuing Isabelle Rossiter, a runaway politician’s daughter, from Zain’s influence? Impossible. That’s why Aidan Waits is the perfect man for the job. Disgraced, emotionally damaged, and despised by his superiors. In other words, completely expendable. But Aidan is a born survivor. And as he works his way deep into Zain’s shadowy world, he finds that nothing is as it seems. Zain is a mesmerizing, Gatsby-esque figure who lures young women into his orbit—women who have a bad habit of turning up dead. But is Zain really responsible? And will Isabelle be next? Before long, Aidan finds himself in over his head, cut loose by his superiors, and dangerously attracted to the wrong woman. How can he save the girl if he can’t even save himself?

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    A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again
  • Author : David Foster Wallace
  • Publisher : Back Bay Books
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 9780316090520
  • Reader Reviews : 32
  • Genre : Humor
  • In this exuberantly praised book - a collection of seven pieces on subjects ranging from television to tennis, from the Illinois State Fair to the films of David Lynch, from postmodern literary theory to the supposed fun of traveling aboard a Caribbean luxury cruiseliner - David Foster Wallace brings to nonfiction the same curiosity, hilarity, and exhilarating verbal facility that has delighted readers of his fiction, including the bestselling Infinite Jest.

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    Manlove Against All Odds
  • Author : Diana Sheridan
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 138
  • ISBN : 1622420179
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Survivors of the Virus Storm [Siren Classic ManLove: Erotic Alternative Futuristic Sci-Fi Romance, M/M, HEA] After a handcrafted, weapons-grade virus mutates and decimates nearly all the world's population, Aaron fears he's the only one left. He is overjoyed to discover another live human, Keith, who also happens to be gay, as is Aaron. Aaron travels to Indiana to live with Keith, with a plan to at least be housemates, but they find they are very compatible with each other and quickly become lovers. It takes some getting used to the new world, and their adventures include looting stores whose owners are dead to get needed items, and chasing off bands of feral dogs whose owners have died and left them hungry. The world as they once knew it is vastly and irrevocably changed. Can the two lovers build a new world for themselves...and will their search turn up any other survivors, or are the two of them all that is left? ** The Emerald Knight [Siren Classic ManLove: Erotic Alternative Fantasy Romance, M/M, HEA] Journeying to King Arthur's castle, wanting to be allowed to join the Round Table, Sir Randour meets Wynfarad, a young sorcerer. Attracted to each other, they soon join forces. Randour wishes to learn the identity of the father he never knew and also learn just what are the powers of the magic amulet embedded in his chest. Arthur, however, has a different challenge for the duo. To become one of Arthur's knights, Randour must first dispatch the monstrous fire-breathing beast Gwylldahr, which has been killing people, and setting houses and livestock afire. Yet so many before Randour have failed. When he and Wynfarad encounter the beast, and Gwylldahr turns on Wynfarad, Randour knows he must not fail if he wants to save his beloved's life. By the book's happy ending, Randour has learned the answers to his two questions, and the couple is looking forward to a happy future together in Camelot. ** A Siren Erotic Romance

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    Hiroshima
  • Author : John Hersey
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Pages : 210
  • ISBN : 9780593082362
  • Reader Reviews : 38
  • Genre : History
  • Hiroshima is the story of six people—a clerk, a widowed seamstress, a physician, a Methodist minister, a young surgeon, and a German Catholic priest—who lived through the greatest single manmade disaster in history. In vivid and indelible prose, Pulitzer Prize–winner John Hersey traces the stories of these half-dozen individuals from 8:15 a.m. on August 6, 1945, when Hiroshima was destroyed by the first atomic bomb ever dropped on a city, through the hours and days that followed. Almost four decades after the original publication of this celebrated book, Hersey went back to Hiroshima in search of the people whose stories he had told, and his account of what he discovered is now the eloquent and moving final chapter of Hiroshima.

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    Sirens and Other Daemon Lovers
  • Author : Ellen Datlow,Terri Windling
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Pages : 312
  • ISBN : 9781453273241
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A dangerously seductive collection of tales that—like the sirens themselves—are impossible to resist Sensuality mingles with fantasy in this sultry anthology starring fairies, sphinxes, werewolves, and other beings by masterful storytellers including Joyce Carol Oates, Neil Gaiman, Jane Yolen, Ellen Kushner, and more. Sirens and Other Daemon Lovers features a vampire who falls in love with her human prey, an updated Red Riding Hood fantasy, an unsuspecting young man who innocently joins in seductive faerie revelry, and a cat goddess made human. Alluring and charismatic, this collection from master editors Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling will stimulate more than just your imagination. This ebook features illustrated biographies of Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling, including rare photos from the editors’ personal collections.

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    The Sofi Snow Novels
  • Author : Mary Weber
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 9780785224037
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • The Evaporation of Sofi Snow The line between virtual & reality is about to EVAPORATE. In a world where skycams follow your every move and the details of your life are uploaded each hour, Sofi knows that her eyes are the only caring ones watching her brother, Shilo. As an online gamer, she works behind the scenes to protect Shilo as he competes in a mix of real and virtual blood sport. But when a bomb destroys the gaming arena, she is helpless to rescue him—and certain that his disappearance was no accident. Despite all the evidence of Shilo’s death, Sofi ’s nightmares tell her he is still alive. Could the dreams be truer than what everyone else claims? For Miguel—a charming young playboy from Earth—the games are of a different sort. As Ambassador to the Delonese, his career has been built on trading secrets. In the aftermath of the bombing, he fears he has lost Sofi forever, even as he wonders if she is really who she seems. Now he’s a target for blackmail. The game is simple: help the blackmailers or lose more than anyone can fathom—or than Earth can afford. Step into a universe of diverse characters, alien invasions, and high-stakes video gaming. Because when technology reigns, nothing is as true as it seems—and fantasy can become reality after all. Reclaiming Shilo Snow She was far more capable than Earth’s leaders had accounted for—and they had no idea what she’d do next. Known as a brilliant mind that could hack humanity’s darkest secrets, seventeen-year-old Sofi Snow is the most wanted teenager alive. She found her way to the icy, technologically brilliant planet of Delon to find Shilo, the brother everyone but Sofi believes is dead. But as she and Ambassador Miguel partner to find her brother and warn those on Earth of Delon’s dark designs on humanity, Sofi’s memories threaten to overtake her, distorting everything she holds true. She knows the Delonese kept her in a dark, deceptive place . . . and destroyed a portion of her life. Now, the more they discover of Sofi’s past, the more Sofi feels herself unraveling—as each new revelation has her questioning the very existence of reality. In this harrowing sequel to The Evaporation of Sofi Snow, Sofi and Miguel must trust each other and discover the secrets locked inside Sofi’s mind as the line between what’s real and what they imagine begins to slip away . . . threatening to take humanity with it.

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    Tornado
  • Author : Ben Hubbard
  • Publisher : Heinemann-Raintree Library
  • Pages : 58
  • ISBN : 9781484601839
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • "What is it like to witness a tornado? This book looks at the Moore, El Reno, and other tornadoes, using firsthand accounts to describe events and people's experiences, providing multiple perspectives from eyewitnesses, survivors, the emergency services,scientists, and the media."--

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    Sirens of the Norse Seas
  • Author : Françoise Ruscak,Gihef Gihef
  • Publisher : Humanoids, Incorporated
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN : 164337589X
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Fierce Vikings and mystical Sirens face each other in a neverending battle to claim the most significant natural resource their world has to offer: the sea. For generations, Viking clans have faced Siren tribes in battles waged on land and sea. Battles that pit brute strength against sorcery, and cunning versus charm. Their war has torn apart the very world they fight over while also filling graveyards that span farther than the eye can see. But on these battlefields, you are just as likely to encounter love as you are death. These are the tales of their mythical encounters. These are the tales of the Sirens of the Norse Sea.

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    Ancillary Justice
  • Author : Ann Leckie
  • Publisher : Orbit
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN : 9780316246637
  • Reader Reviews : 164
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The only novel ever to win the Hugo, Nebula, and Arthur C. Clarke Awards and the first book in Ann Leckie's New York Times bestselling trilogy. On a remote, icy planet, the soldier known as Breq is drawing closer to completing her quest. Once, she was the Justice of Toren - a colossal starship with an artificial intelligence linking thousands of soldiers in the service of the Radch, the empire that conquered the galaxy. Now, an act of treachery has ripped it all away, leaving her with one fragile human body, unanswered questions, and a burning desire for vengeance. In the Ancillary world: 1. Ancillary Justice2. Ancillary Sword3. Ancillary Mercy

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    Storm Warning
  • Author : Nancy Mathis
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 260
  • ISBN : 9780743296601
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Nature
  • An account of the May 1999 tornado outbreak in Oklahoma describes the particular devastation wrought by an F5 twister whose winds were the fastest ever recorded, drawing on first-person interviews to recount the experiences of its victims, from a woman who sought shelter underneath a highway overpass to a meteorologist who saved hundreds of lives with his warning reports. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.