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The Boy Who Couldn’t Die

By ANIK BAKSHI
  • ISBN Code: : 1637453914
  • Publisher : Notion Press
  • Pages : 382
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reads : 900
  • Book Compatibility : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Pdf : the-boy-who-couldn-t-die.pdf

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Far from the city of joy, a French émigré ties the knot with a Bengali. While looking for late GrandPère and Mère among the stars, Popeye makes a dost. A girl next door. But Love comes unknowingly and vamooses like an abandoned pet. Years later they bump into each other’s life. Didi invokes the Non Materialistic Love Laws. A sturdy verdict implodes the relation. Young lovers break the Law. But Fate is yet to be hostile … Popeye becomes The Boy Who Couldn’t Die. Adolescence … cigarette, erotica, wine. A ragamuffin on the roads, night at a Pub … drugs! He meets Amma: The Lady Krishna. The Lady Marx. The Half Mother. Then a political odyssey; coaxing Police, behind the bars … and a lot more! Experience the enchantment of Love, Death and Life with The Boy Who Couldn’t Die!

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  • Pdf File: the-graveyard-book.pdf

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Neil Gaiman's perennial favorite, The Graveyard Book, has sold more than one million copies and is the only novel to win both the Newbery Medal and the Carnegie Medal. Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place—he's the only living resident of a graveyard. Raised from infancy by the ghosts, werewolves, and other cemetery denizens, Bod has learned the antiquated customs of his guardians' time as well as their ghostly teachings—such as the ability to Fade so mere mortals cannot see him. Can a boy raised by ghosts face the wonders and terrors of the worlds of both the living and the dead? The Graveyard Book is the winner of the Newbery Medal, the Carnegie Medal, the Hugo Award for best novel, the Locus Award for Young Adult novel, the American Bookseller Association’s “Best Indie Young Adult Buzz Book,” a Horn Book Honor, and Audio Book of the Year. Don't miss this modern classic—whether shared as a read-aloud or read independently, it's sure to appeal to readers ages 8 and up.

Encyclopedia of the Zombie: The Walking Dead in Popular Culture and Myth

By June Michele Pulliam,Anthony J. Fonseca
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Book Code : 1440803897
  • Total of Pages : 381
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 827
  • Pdf File: encyclopedia-of-the-zombie.pdf

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A fascinating read for anyone from general readers to hardcore fans and scholars, this encyclopedia covers virtually every aspect of the zombie as cultural phenomenon, including film, literature, folklore, music, video games, and events. The proliferation of zombie-related fiction, film, games, events, and other media in the last decade would seem to indicate that zombies are "the new vampires" in popular culture. The editors and contributors of Encyclopedia of the Zombie: The Walking Dead in Popular Culture and Myth took on the prodigious task of covering all aspects of the phenomenon, from the less-known historical and cultural origins of the zombie myth to the significant works of film and literature as well as video games in the modern day that feature the insatiable, relentless zombie character. The encyclopedia examines a wide range of significant topics pertaining to zombies, such as zombies in the pulp magazines; the creation of the figure of the zuvembie to subvert decades of censorship by the Comics Code of Authority; Humans vs. Zombies, a popular zombie-themed game played on college campuses across the country; and annual Halloween zombie walks. Organized alphabetically to facilitate use of the encyclopedia as a research tool, it also includes entries on important scholarly works in the expanding field of zombie studies. • Provides comprehensive coverage of topics about or relating to zombies in film, literature, folklore, and popular culture • Features work from contributors who are dedicated scholars, authors, or fans in the zombie genre of work • Supplies dates with all names and works to give readers a sense of the historical context and evolution of zombie lore • Includes concept entries—for example, comedy, free will, and weapons—that place works in a logical, thematic context

Best STEM Resources for NextGen Scientists: The Essential Selection and User's Guide

By Jennifer L. Hopwood
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Book Code : 1610697227
  • Total of Pages : 279
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Members : 560
  • Pdf File: best-stem-resources-for-nextgen-scientists.pdf

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Intended to support the national initiative to strengthen learning in areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, this book helps librarians who work with youth in school and public libraries to build better collections and more effectively use these collections through readers' advisory and programming. • Introduces more than 500 STEM resource suggestions for toddlers to young adults • Highlights more than 25 detailed library program or activity suggestions to be paired with STEM book titles • Provides resource suggestions for professional development • Contains bonus sections on STEM-related graphic novels, apps, and other media

Back to the Boy

By James Arthur
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Hodder & Stoughton
  • Book Code : 147366585X
  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 873
  • Pdf File: back-to-the-boy.pdf

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'The thought behind this book is not just me wanting to tell my story in the standard autobiographical fashion but to create a kind of self-help book that includes my story. There are many things people don't know about me and maybe when they read about those things they will have an understanding of the journey I have been on, why I've made the mistakes I have and hopefully help other people overcome their adversities.' Life has presented its fair share of setbacks for James Arthur, from his disrupted childhood - during which he felt like a stray and a misfit, entering the care system in his teens - to a very public fall from favour just at the point when all his dreams should have been coming true. With an extraordinary comeback over the last few months, starting with #1 single Say You Won't Let Go and his Platinum album Back From The Edge, Back To The Boy shows the British singer and songwriter not only reflecting on his past but also his return to the charts, and the phenomenal global success that followed. James shares his struggles with mental health issues which led to drug-abuse, and how he dealt with the feelings of intense pressure and loneliness that accompanied his sudden rise to fame. Back to the Boy gives an insight into the life of one of the most exciting musicians of today, and how his experiences are reflected in the blend of raw emotion and passion in his music. This is a story of hope and self-discovery to inspire those who have ever hit rock-bottom and managed to pick themselves up again.

Why Do Bad Things Happen?

By Gordon Smith
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Hay House, Inc
  • Book Code : 1848506236
  • Total of Pages : 259
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Members : 444
  • Pdf File: why-do-bad-things-happen.pdf

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The child who dies of a terminal illness, the mother of a young family killed by a drunk driver, the young boy who takes his own life because he is bullied at school, the children massacred when a crazed person takes a gun into their school. So many lives seem to end tragically – world renowned medium Gordon Smith looks at why. In his work as a medium Gordon is constantly asked why a person had to die. Were they too good for this world? Did they go before their time? Why would a benevolent God let them suffer? Are they still suffering after death? For Gordon his work with the Spirit world is dedicated to healing the living. This book will answer many of the questions that torment the living when death steals away someone they love. This inspirational, heart-felt book will give people a deeper understanding of the relationship between life and death and the journey we all take when we leave this life.

Deep Blue Secret

By Christie Anderson
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  • Publisher : Christie Anderson
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 357
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 290
  • Pdf File: deep-blue-secret.pdf

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"If this series goes as hot as we think it is, it will be better than Twilight! Stephenie Meyer, look out!" ~Young Readers Group of Maine SADIE I’ve dreamt of the mysterious faceless boy with shimmering eyes since I was little. But that’s all he ever was… a dream. Then I almost died. When I woke up, there he was. Rayne is definitely real… and gorgeous. I feel like I’ve known him forever, but I have no idea why. Who is he? All he will tell me is that he’s a Water Keeper, tasked with using Healing Water to help the sick and hurt. But he’s been assigned to me. Only me. My own irresistible bodyguard. But, why? What is he protecting me from? I’m just a normal high school girl. Or am I? RAYNE I have a duty—to protect Sadie from a secret world she knows nothing about, or her place in it. I can’t get emotionally involved. The risk is too great. I’m not even supposed to speak to her. But then there was the accident. I thought I was going to lose her, and I can’t lose her. But I can’t have her either. I have to be strong. But, the way she looks at me… the way she makes me feel… No. I have to resist. I’ve sworn an oath I can't ever break. Sadie has the perfect life. But everything turns upside down when she’s rescued by a mysterious boy who won’t even tell her his name. As Sadie pushes for answers, she realizes her life isn’t as perfect as she thought. Not only is she caught in a world of dangerous secret agents she never knew existed, but it turns out her true identity may be the greatest secret of all.

Love's Sweet Revenge

By Rosanne Bittner
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Book Code : 1492631450
  • Total of Pages : 512
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 559
  • Pdf File: love-s-sweet-revenge.pdf

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"This is a tale of tragedy and triumph and the undying power of family to overcome all odds. Bittner at the top of her form."—RT Book Reviews, 4 1⁄2 stars, TOP PICK! In the conclusion of the moving saga of Jake and Miranda Harkner, Jake wants nothing more than a peaceful life with his growing family. But there's no rest for the most notorious outlaw the West has ever seen. Over the years, Jake and Miranda Harkner have endured all the dangers a wild and brutal West could throw at them. Now, settled on their ranch in the beautiful Colorado hill country, they've finally found peace. But for a man like Jake Harkner, danger is always lurking, and the world may not be ready for an infamous outlaw-turned-lawman-turned-legend to hang up his guns. Threatened by cruel men in search of revenge, the Harkner clan must be stronger than ever before. Yet nothing can stop the coming storm. With the Old West dying around them and the rules of this new world ever-changing, Jake vows to end the threat to his family no matter what it takes... Even if it means sacrificing himself so his beloved Miranda may live. The Outlaw Hearts Series: Outlaw Hearts (Book 1) Do Not Forsake Me (Book 2) Love's Sweet Revenge (Book 3) Praise for Bestselling Historical Western Romances by Rosanne Bittner: "[A]n emotional powerhouse! The strong flavor of the Wild West combines with a beautiful love story, creating a true saga of the era... This classic historical western is destined for the 'keeper' shelf." —RT Book Reviews, Top Pick "A hero to set feminine hearts aflutter...western romance readers will thoroughly enjoy this." —Library Journal "Fans of such authors as Jodi Thomas and Georgina Gentry will enjoy Bittner's thrilling tale of crime and love in the Old West." —Booklist Online "One of the most powerful voices in western romance." —RT Book Reviews

Zenith City

By Michael Fedo
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Book Code : 145294136X
  • Total of Pages : 216
  • Category : History
  • Members : 560
  • Pdf File: zenith-city.pdf

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Duluth may be the city of “untold delights” as lampooned in a Kentucky congressman’s speech in 1871. Or it may be portrayed by a joke in Woody Allen’s film Manhattan. Or then again, it may be the “Zenith City of the unsalted seas” celebrated by Dr. Thomas Preston Foster, founder of the city’s first newspaper. But whatever else it may be, this city of granite hills, foghorns, and gritty history, the last stop on the shipping lanes of the Great Lakes, is undeniably a city with character—and characters. Duluth native Michael Fedo captures these characters through the happy-go-melancholy lens nurtured by the people and landscape of his youth. In Zenith City Fedo brings it back home. Framed by his reflections on Duluth’s colorful—and occasionally very dark—history and its famous visitors, such as Sinclair Lewis, Joe DiMaggio, and Bob Dylan, his memories make the city as real as the boy next door but with a better story. Here, among the graceful, poignant, and often hilarious remembered moments—pranks played on a severe teacher, the family’s unlikely mob connections, a rare childhood affliction—are the coordinates of Duluth’s larger landscape: the diners and supper clubs, the baseball teams, radio days, and the smelt-fishing rites of spring. Woven through these tales of Duluth are Fedo’s curious, instructive, and ultimately deeply moving stories about becoming a writer, from the guidance of an English teacher to the fourteen-year-old reporter’s interview with Louis Armstrong to his absorption in the events that would culminate in his provocative and influential book The Lynchings in Duluth. These are the sorts of essays—personal, cultural, and historical, at once regional and far-reaching—that together create a picture of people in a place as rich in history and anecdote as Duluth and of the forces that forever bind them together.

Noah's Rainy Day

By Sandra Brannan
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  • Publisher : Greenleaf Book Group
  • Book Code : 1626340188
  • Total of Pages : 392
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 124
  • Pdf File: noah-s-rainy-day.pdf

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From birth, Noah Hogarty has lived with severe cerebral palsy. He is nearly blind, unable to speak, and cannot run, walk, or crawl. Yet his mind works just as well as any other twelve-year-old’s—maybe even better. And Noah holds a secret dream: to become a great spy, following in the footsteps of his aunt, Liv “Boots” Bergen. Now, freshly returned from training at Quantico, FBI agent Liv Bergen is thrown into her first professional case. Working side by side with veteran agent Streeter Pierce, enigmatic agent and lover Jack Linwood, and her bloodhound Beulah, Liv must race to find five-year-old Max—last seen at the Denver International Airport—before this Christmastime abduction turns deadly. Meanwhile Noah, housebound, becomes wrapped up in identifying the young face he sees watching him from his neighbor’s bedroom window, but he can neither describe nor inscribe what he knows. And his investigation may lead to Noah paying the ultimate price in fulfilling his dream. Noah’s Rainy Day (the fourth novel in Brannan’s mystery series) combines classic Liv Bergen irreverence and brainpower with an unflinching look at the darkest of human motivations, all while a whirlpool of increasingly terrifying events threatens to engulf Liv and Noah both in one final rainy day.

Dead to Her

By Sarah Pinborough
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Book Code : 0062856855
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 758
  • Pdf File: dead-to-her.pdf

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From the author of Behind Her Eyes, now a Netflix Original Series hit “‘Big Little Lies’ meets ‘Rebecca’ in Sarah Pinborough’s ‘Dead to Her,’ a saucy novel about insecure second wives dragged down by secrets [and] jealousies…” —Washington Post “Roils with passion, rancor, and greed wrapped in Southern politesse... Pinbrough’s intricately woven mystery will please fans of B.A. Paris and Paula Hawkins.” — Publishers Weekly For fans of Liane Moriarty, Liv Constantine and Lisa Jewell, a twisty psychological thriller about a savvy second wife who will do almost anything to come out on top from the New York Times bestselling author of Behind Her Eyes. Marriage can be murder… SOMETHING OLD Marcie’s affair with Jason Maddox catapulted her into the world of the Savannah, GA elite. Old money, old ties, old secrets. Marcie may have married into this world— but she’ll never be part of it. SOMETHING NEW Then Jason’s boss brings back a new wife from his trip to London. Young, attractive, reckless—nobody can take their eyes off Keisha. Including Marcie’s husband. SOMETHING YOU CAN NEVER, EVER UNDO… Some people would kill for the life Marcie has—what will she do to keep it?

Evil Stalks the Night

By Kathryn Meyer Griffith
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Kathryn Meyer Griffith
  • Book Code : 1519746776
  • Total of Pages : 325
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 812
  • Pdf File: evil-stalks-the-night.pdf

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Twenty years ago psychic Sarah Summers fled from the evil that lurked in the woods behind her childhood home after it killed most of her family, but a nasty divorce and financial hardships forced her back when nothing else could have. With her son, Jeremy, she returns to her inheritance, her grandmother’s dilapidated house, and tries to begin a new life. She meets a police detective, Ben, who falls for her, and she prays her fresh visions of bloodshed and death deep among the dark trees aren’t true. Then the murders begin again and Sarah is hurtled back into the familiar nightmare that has haunted her her whole life. The evil in the woods is awake again and this time it wants her last remaining brother, Jim; her son…and her. With Ben and Jim’s help can she defeat it this time…and live? * This was my first ever published paperback novel way back in 1984 and has been a fan favorite, of all my 29 books and 13 short stories, ever since.