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Collected Poems

By Kingsley Amis
  • ISBN Code: : 159017867X
  • Publisher : New York Review of Books
  • Pages : 168
  • Category : Poetry
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  • Pdf : collected-poems.pdf

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Kingsley Amis’s poetry tackles all the grimly humorous subjects he tackled in his novels—lust, lost love, booze, money and the lack of it, old age, death—and does so with immense formal poise. A master of both traditional and unconventional meters with a perfect ear for parody, Amis wrote satires, epigrams, and rueful and scornful songs that are remarkable not only for their virtuosity and humor but for their scabrous realism. It all adds up to a small, entirely individual, and memorably bracing body of work. As Amis writes: “Beauty, they tell me, is a dangerous thing, / Whose touch will burn, but I’m asbestos, see?”

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  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 746
  • Pdf File: warn-me-when-it-s-time.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A hate group operating in Oakland County, Michigan has claimed responsibility for a six-month-long string of arson fires and robberies at mosques, temples, and black churches around Detroit, eluding police and federal agencies. The most recent fire, at a mosque in Dearborn, kills a respected imam. His children—suspicious are of law enforcement’s treatment of Muslims, and afraid of reprisal—hires Charlie Mack and her team of investigators to find their father’s murderers. The Mack team begins to hunts down the clues in this local hate crime, but they aren’t prepared when they realize that those clues are pointing to a widespread conspiracy that runs through elected state officials and up to the highest levels of national leadership. FBI agent, James Saleh, returns to help the Mack Agency infiltrate and take down a homegrown militia hell-bent on starting a race war in America.

A Good Life

By Vandana Luthra
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  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Book Code : 9351160122
  • Total of Pages : 248
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Members : 366
  • Pdf File: a-good-life.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Do you spend most of your days bound to a chair? Does unwinding for you mean sitting in front of a TV? Do you go out to dinner and end up eating much more than you intended to? For many of us, this is how we cope with the hectic pace of life today. But the time has now come to take stock of our lives. Worldwide, lifestyle diseases are on the rise. Let's take responsibility for our health before it's too late.For nearly a quarter of a century now, VLCC has been providing scientific weight loss and body shaping solutions as well as skin and hair services to help individuals look good and feel great and, improve their overall wellness quotient. A Good Life helps you understand why people suffer from obesity, diabetes, PCOS, heart problems and myriad other diseases, and demonstrates how a proper combination of a balanced diet, exercise, lifestyle changes and therapy can evoke a sense of well-being. Informative and motivating, this guide to wellness is perfect for those who are seeking a balance between managing their stressful lives and the need to stop and breathe.

Who Hears Me When I Cry

By Terrance Turner
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Christian Faith Publishing, Inc.
  • Book Code : 1640798056
  • Total of Pages : 40
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 652
  • Pdf File: who-hears-me-when-i-cry.pdf

Book Short Summary:

For years, when I would be alone on some of my deployments with the military, I used to ask why am I here, but there was no answer. When I would go through some trials, I used to ask myself, "who hears me when I cry"? I knew of God, but did not "know" him. He hears me when I cry.

The Wonderful Adventures of Nils

By Selma Lagerlof
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1625581033
  • Total of Pages : 375
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 643
  • Pdf File: the-wonderful-adventures-of-nils.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Considered a masterpiece since it was first published in 1907, this enchanting, remarkably original work by a Nobel Prize-winning author records the adventures of a mischievous 14-year-old who is changed into a tiny being, transported across the Swedish countryside on the back of a goose, and learns about nature, geography, and folklore.


By Bram Stoker
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Book Code : 1528786572
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 883
  • Pdf File: dracula.pdf

Book Short Summary:

First published in 1897, “Dracula” is a Gothic horror novel written by seminal Irish writer Bram Stoker. Jonathan Harker is a newly-qualified solicitor from England who travels to the Carpathian Mountains on the border of Transylvania, Bukovina, and Moldavia to oversee the sale of a castle. The current owner of the property is one Count Dracula, whom Harker initially perceives as gracious and welcoming, but whom he soon realises has diabolical plans of a preternatural nature. Abraham "Bram" Stoker (1847 – 1912) was an Irish author most famous for writing this novel, as well as the influence it has had upon the horror and vampire genre in print and film. Other notable works by this author include: “Miss Betty” (1898), “The Mystery of the Sea” (1902), and “The Jewel of Seven Stars” (1903). This classic of horror fiction is not to be missed by lovers of the genre and constitutes a must-read of anyone with an interest in vampires and vampire fiction. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new biography of the author.

You Can Say You Knew Me When

By K.M. Soehnlein
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Kensington Books
  • Book Code : 0758282648
  • Total of Pages : 432
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 634
  • Pdf File: you-can-say-you-knew-me-when.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Charming underachiever Jamie Garner is living a sexy slacker's life in San Francisco during the dot-com boom--avoiding his stalled career as a radio producer, barely holding on to his relationship, but surrounded by fun-loving friends. And then Jamie gets the call he's always dreaded: Teddy, the father who never accepted him, has died. It's time for the prodigal son to come home to the subdivisions and strip malls of suburban New Jersey to face the emotionally barren family he left behind years ago. Caught between the guilt he wants to shake and the grief he can't express, Jamie takes solace in a box of memorabilia he finds in the attic, marked "1960," the year his father spent in San Francisco but kept secret. Jamie is especially drawn to a moody, enigmatic photo of the stunning Dean Foster, his dad's closest friend, who headed west then mysteriously disappeared. Determined to unlock the mystery of his father, Jamie seeks out the artists and poets, the free spirits and wild men mentioned in Teddy's letters to Dean. It's a journey that takes him deep into the subcultures of San Francisco, from the bohemian heyday of the Beat Generation through the Internet mania of his contemporary world, even as it unleashes something primal, hungry, and slightly dangerous in Jamie. As his search for the elusive Dean Foster turns ever more obsessive, undermining his friendships, his income, and his fidelity to his partner, Jamie is forced to decide what he is willing to risk in the pursuit of the truth. "Engaging . . . the flow and intensity of the writing make it difficult to put Soehnlein's book down . . . With remarkably stylish and witty prose, Soehnlein keeps the reading convincing and compelling, displaying a knack for giving just enough detail to put the reader right in the scene."--The San Francisco Chronicle

Tell Me When

By Stina Lindenblatt
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Stina Lindenblatt
  • Book Code : 1990177115
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 802
  • Pdf File: tell-me-when.pdf

Book Short Summary:

She’s trying to escape her past. He wants to be the man to save her… I should be enjoying life as a college freshman. I should be pursuing my dream of becoming a veterinarian. I should be working hard to make sense of my precalculus math class. I shouldn’t be waking up my college roommate with screaming nightmares. I shouldn’t be flashing back, reliving the three weeks of hell I barely survived last year. And I definitely shouldn’t be spending time with sexy player Marcus Reid. But engineering student Marcus is the only one keeping me from failing my math course, so I grudgingly let him into my life. I never expect the king of hookups will share his painful past. Or that I’ll tell him my secrets in return, opening up and trusting him in a way I thought I’d never be able to again. When our fragile future together is threatened by a stalker I thought was locked away for good, Marcus is determined to protect me—and I’m determined to protect Marcus...even if that means pushing him away. This novel was previously published by a traditional publisher under the same title. An addictive, gripping journey of hope, healing, and finding forgiveness. I could not put this book down! Both characters were raw and authentic, and the chemistry between them was off the charts. Marcus Reid is the ultimate book boyfriend.—Rachel Harris, Author of SEVEN DAY FIANCE TELL ME WHEN is a heartbreaking and emotional story. Be prepared to do nothing else but read once you start this book! —Fresh Fiction I felt that even though the subject matter is a little over used, Tell Me When did it in a way that was rawer, darker and more realistic and that made it feel fresh and unique. —Bookish Treasures If you're looking for an exciting read, filled with secrets, mystery, danger, and realism, this story is a perfect match! I give, Tell Me When, by Stina Lindenblatt, 4 Intense, Powerful, Healing, and "Falling in Love" filled Stars! —A bookish Escape I. LOVED. THIS. BOOK!!!! —Seeking Book Boyfriends If you are looking for well written story that will take you on a ride of highs and lows of our human emotional states and of the good and the bad of what life is willing to offer, then I highly suggest you read this fantastic story! —Biblio Belles Book Blog

Just Like Me

By Archie Morrison
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Book Code : 9781469753638
  • Total of Pages : 379
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 596
  • Pdf File: just-like-me.pdf

Book Short Summary:

"Just Like Me: Beyond the Thousand-Yard Stare" contains battle scenes as vivid as those in a Tom Hanks movie and psychic twists and turns reminiscent of Hitchcock. — Don Duncan, retired journalist and World War II Army veteran "Just Like Me" is an exciting, riveting read. It will do much to further the understanding of the emotional turmoil resulting from war. — Carol Lodmell, retired educator This open and honest story is, I like to think, a freeing of some of Archie Morrison's demons into the ether to dilution and impotence. I like to think, too, that in its expression of hope, it is also about man seeking something much better than the worst he can do to others (and himself). It helps express, not just Archie's aspirations, but ours as well. — Richard Prince, retired dentist and Vietnam Navy veteran Archie Morrison creates an account of an unbelievable friendship that becomes believable when we see that it is built on truths that war diminishes but does not extinguish. — Denzil Walters, retired teacher and editor; World War II Navy veteran

Tell Me When

By Anna Brooks
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  • Publisher : Anna Brooks
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 289
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 560
  • Pdf File: tell-me-when.pdf

Book Short Summary:

One night can transform everything… Pierce Kelly has a good life. He’s the owner of a successful business and also has a wonderful family. But there’s a piece to his puzzle that has yet to fall into place. Disheartened, he takes a trip to Vegas, hoping it will help him clear his mind. When the legendary bright lights of the city do nothing but frustrate him further, he goes off on his own and unknowingly finds what he didn’t even know he was missing. Ruby Russo’s life is a nightmare. She’s the only daughter of one of the most influential men in Las Vegas. It comes with a price…constantly being forced to be a pawn in her father’s game. Just when she thinks she’s about to be free of his wrath, Ruby finds that her personal hell is far from over; in fact, it’s just begun. She escapes for the evening to the only place she’s ever found solace but learns that she’s not alone. Neither believe in love at first sight, but Pierce and Ruby bond on a level unimaginable the moment their eyes connect. Their optimism is quickly shattered when Ruby is forced to leave Pierce without an explanation. He returns home alone, where he continues living with a void that only she can fill. When they finally find each other after years of loneliness, they discover that their lives are entwined deeper that just love. Find out why readers are in love with this second-chance/insta-love story! “I was only a few chapters in when the book released, and I already loved it so much I purchased a copy AND pre-ordered the next one in this series, AND put the others on my wishlist to purchase. Seriously, loved it THAT MUCH from the first few chapters!” ~Carrie M “The attraction between Pierce and Ruby is off the charts. I love their connection. I love how Pierce is so fierce and loyal. He doesn't have to be a jerk to be a real man. He is the ultimate book boyfriend.” ~Heather C “I recommend this book to anyone who wants not only a whole hearted love story but wants twists and turns along the way.” ~Kathy B *** Tell Me When is the fourth book in a series of second chance romances featuring the most loyal men as they battle their past in order to secure a future with their one true love. Defeat is not an option when their hearts are on the line. Each emotional and angsty story can be read as a standalone. *** keywords: romantic suspense, alpha male romance, hot romance, contemporary romance, modern romance, sexy, angsty, contemporary romance series, romantic suspense series, family, love, friends to lovers, swoon, HEA, no cliffhanger, steamy romance, family saga, loyalty, second chance, emotional journey, love books, MMA, fighter romance, Vegas, Las Vegas, secrets, criminal underground, forced marriage, runaway

Hear Me When I Call

By Charles R. Swindoll
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Worthy Books
  • Book Code : 1617952648
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 935
  • Pdf File: hear-me-when-i-call.pdf

Book Short Summary:

There are times when each of us struggle with the words to express our deepest prayers. With his signature style, Swindoll combines a prayer specific to each daily devotional and gently pastors readers through the issues life brings their way. This remarkably accessible study explores such themes as injustice, grace, gratitude, grief, guilt and much more.