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Sugar is Sweet
by , Sam Crescent

Language

English

Pages

83

Publication Date

February 12, 2019

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From the moment Millie walked into his restaurant looking for a job, Lucas wanted her. But being with her would cause problems. He was her boss and it was against the rules … his rules. Not to mention, as a single father, he couldn’t just let any woman near his son.<br /><br />
But Millie was different. He knew she was special from the moment he looked at her.
<br /><br />No matter what he planned, Lucas knew he had to have her and he was willing to do whatever it took to claim her as his.

<br /><br />Wanting her boss came with plenty of complications, mainly that Millie knew there was no reason for a man like Lucas to want someone like her.
<br /><br />Gorgeous, intelligent and successful, he wouldn’t be interested in a Plain Jane girl like her.<br /><br />
But when he showed interest, Millie didn’t try to fight the chemistry they had. As Valentine’s Day approached and the restaurant was in full swing with everyone wanting to express their love, Lucas and Millie’s relationship bloomed.
<br /><br />But what would happen if Lucas wanted to take it to the next level?
<br /><br />Could Millie throw caution to the wind and give herself fully to Lucas in the name of love?
A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms (A Song of Ice and Fire)
by George R. R. Martin

Language

English

Pages

369

Publication Date

October 06, 2015

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<b><i>NEW YORK TIMES </i>BESTSELLER • Taking place nearly a century before the events of <i>A Game of Thrones, A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms </i>compiles the first three official prequel novellas to George R. R. Martin’s ongoing masterwork, A Song of Ice and Fire.</b><br /><b> </b><br /><b>NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY <i>LOS ANGELES TIMES </i>AND <i>BUZZFEED</i></b><br /><b><i> </i></b><br />These never-before-collected adventures recount an age when the Targaryen line still holds the Iron Throne, and the memory of the last dragon has not yet passed from living consciousness. Before Tyrion Lannister and Podrick Payne, there was Dunk and Egg. A young, naïve but ultimately courageous hedge knight, Ser Duncan the Tall towers above his rivals—in stature if not experience. Tagging along is his diminutive squire, a boy called Egg—whose true name is hidden from all he and Dunk encounter. Though more improbable heroes may not be found in all of Westeros, great destinies lay ahead for these two . . . as do powerful foes, royal intrigue, and outrageous exploits.<br /> <br />Featuring more than 160 all-new illustrations by Gary Gianni, <i>A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms</i> is a must-have collection that proves chivalry isn’t dead—yet.<br /><br /><b>Praise for <i>A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms</i></b><br /><br /> “Readers who already love Martin and his ability to bring visceral human drama out of any story will be thrilled to find this trilogy brought together and injected with extra life.”<b>—<i>Booklist</i></b><br /><br /> “The real reason to check out this collection is that it’s simply great storytelling. Martin crafts a living, breathing world in a way few authors can. . . . [Gianni’s illustrations] really bring the events of the novellas to life in beautiful fashion.”<b>—<i>Tech Times<br /><br /></i></b>“Stirring . . . As Tolkien has his <i>Silmarillion, </i>so [George R. R.] Martin has this trilogy of foundational tales. They succeed on their own, but in addition, they succeed in making fans want more.”<b>—<i>Kirkus Reviews</i> (starred review)</b><br /><br /> “Pure fantasy adventure, with two of the most likable protagonists George R. R. Martin has ever penned.”<b>—<i>Bustle</i></b><br /><br /> “A must-read for Martin’s legion of fans . . . a rousing prelude to [his] bestselling Song of Ice and Fire saga . . . rich in human drama and the colorful worldbuilding that distinguishes other books in the series.”<b>—<i>Publishers Weekly</i></b>
Tight
by Jenika Snow

Language

English

Pages

172

Publication Date

February 16, 2019

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Kennedy<br /><br />I’d fallen the moment I laid eyes on Roman.
<br /><br />Arrogant and intelligent, gorgeous and independent, he was someone who wouldn’t have ever shown me the time of day. He would never have noticed me.
But when my father married his aunt, when we became family, all that changed.
<br /><br />The way he looked at me and the little touches told me that maybe he wanted me the same way I did him. Or maybe it was my feelings that clouded reality, that made me see what I wanted?<br /><br />
Maybe one day I’d have the nerve to admit that I was in love with him. Or maybe I was too afraid to ever utter those words.<br /><br />Roman
<br /><br />All it had taken was one look at her to stop my heart, one smile to have me falling in love.
<br /><br />My complete opposite, she was shy and reserved, with her nose in a book and a smile that could light up a room. Kennedy was everything I wanted, and all the things I couldn’t have.
Family by marriage.
<br /><br />Those three words meant a hell of a lot, could ruin everything. If my true feelings came out, I knew that our lives would be forever changed, and maybe not for the better.
It was because of that fear, how loving Kennedy would be seen as wrong, that I had kept my mouth shut about how I’d felt this whole time.
<br /><br />But we only live once, and every day it became harder to accept that she wasn’t mine.
That was about to change. I was about to change it all.<br /><br />
Not having her in my life in the way I imagined—fantasized—was not something I was going to live with anymore.
<br /><br />Screw what anyone said. I was finally going to tell Kennedy that I loved her, that she’d always been mine.
How Long 'til Black Future Month?: Stories
by N. K. Jemisin

Language

English

Pages

416

Publication Date

November 27, 2018

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<div><div>"Marvelous and wide-ranging."<b>--Los Angeles Times</b></div><div>"Gorgeous"<b> --NPR Books</b></div><div>"Breathtakingly imaginative and narratively bold."<b>--Entertainment Weekly</b></div></div><div><b><br /></b></div><div><b>Three-time Hugo Award winner and <i>NYT </i>bestselling author N. K. Jemisin sharply examines modern society in her first collection of short fiction.</b></div><div><br /></div><div><div>N. K. Jemisin is one of the most powerful and acclaimed authors of our time. In the first collection of her evocative short fiction, which includes never-before-seen stories, Jemisin equally challenges and delights readers with thought-provoking narratives of destruction, rebirth, and redemption. </div><div> </div><div><br /></div><div>Spirits haunt the flooded streets of New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. In a parallel universe, a utopian society watches our world, trying to learn from our mistakes. A black mother in the Jim Crow South must save her daughter from a fey offering impossible promises. And in the Hugo award-nominated short story "The City Born Great," a young street kid fights to give birth to an old metropolis's soul.</div></div><div><div><br />For more from N. K. Jemisin, check out:</div><div><br /></div><div><b>The Inheritance Trilogy</b></div><div><i>The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms</i></div><div><i>The Broken Kingdoms</i></div><div><i>The Kingdom of Gods</i></div><div><br /></div><div><i>The Inheritance Trilogy</i> (omnibus edition)</div><div><i>Shades in Shadow: An Inheritance Triptych </i>(e-only short fiction)</div><div><i>The Awakened Kingdom</i> (e-only novella)</div><div><br /></div><div><b>Dreamblood Duology</b></div><div><i>The Killing Moon</i></div><div><i>The Shadowed Sun</i></div><div><br /></div><div><i>The Dreamblood Duology </i>(omnibus)</div></div><div><br /></div><div><div><div><b>The Broken Earth</b></div><div><i>The Fifth Season</i></div><div><i>The Obelisk Gate</i></div></div><div><i>The Stone Sky</i></div></div>
A Good Man Is Hard to Find and Other Stories
by Flannery O'Connor

Language

English

Pages

278

Publication Date

October 15, 1992

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<DIV><B>ONE OF THE GREATEST AMERICAN SHORT STORY COLLECTIONS</B><BR /><BR /> "In these stories the rural South is, for the first time, viewed by a writer who orthodoxy matches her talent. <B>The results are revolutionary</B>."—<I>The New York Times Book Review</I><BR />  <BR /> In 1955, with this short story collection, Flannery O'Connor firmly laid claim to her place as one of the most original and provocative writers of her generation. Steeped in a Southern Gothic tradition that would become synonymous with her name, these stories show O'Connor's unique, grotesque view of life—infused with religious symbolism, haunted by apocalyptic possibility, sustained by the tragic comedy of human behavior, confronted by the necessity of salvation.<BR /><BR /> With these classic stories—including "The Life You Save May Be Your Own," "Good Country People," "The Displaced Person," and seven other acclaimed tales—O'Connor earned a permanent place in the hearts of American readers.<BR />  </DIV>
Hangman's Holiday: A Collection of Mysteries (The Lord Peter Wims...
by Dorothy L. Sayers

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English

Pages

260

Publication Date

July 31, 2012

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<DIV><B>Lord Peter Wimsey and Montague Egg confront menaces from purloined pearls to poisoned port in tales from “one of the greatest mystery story writers” (<I>Los Angeles Times</I>).</B><BR /><BR /> In the annals of mystery writing, Lord Peter Wimsey and Montague Egg are among the most memorable detectives. Lord Peter—noble by birth, brilliant by nature—is a fly in the ointment of criminals across Britain, turning up whenever the police ask him to lend his quick wit and keen eye to an investigation. Montague Egg is a free-spirited figure, a traveling wine salesman with an unfortunate habit of stumbling over murder scenes. Both are inimitably charming, and neither has ever failed to catch his man.<BR />  <BR /> In this collection of stories featuring the two detectives, plus a couple of bonus tales, the mystery maven’s evocation of England between the wars—and her chilling puzzles—remain as engaging as ever.<BR /><BR /> Hangman’s Holiday<I> is the 9th book in the Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, but you may enjoy the series by reading the books in any order.</I><BR />  <BR /><I>This ebook features an illustrated biography of Dorothy L. Sayers including rare images from the Marion E. Wade Center at Wheaton College.</I></DIV>
Sweethearts (Curvy Women Wanted Book 13)
by Sam Crescent

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English

Pages

63

Publication Date

February 12, 2019

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Theo West is in love with the curviest girl in high school, the sweet and beautiful Ruby James. The only problem? She doesn’t know he exists, but that’s not enough to stop him. He wants to take her out on a date, even if first he has to convince her.<br /><br />Ruby is not used to getting any kind of attention. She hates football and wants to focus on her studies, and making a life for herself after high school. Only, the hottest guy in school wants to go on a date. Could she say no? Should she say no? Is it even right for her to say no?<br /><br />Taking a chance, she says yes—and it is perfect.<br /><br />But Theo doesn’t just want one date; he wants her. He’s willing to do whatever it takes to win her over. He’s not like other guys. He has a plan for the future, and in his future, the only person he sees is Ruby.
All the Names They Used for God: Stories
by Anjali Sachdeva

Language

English

Pages

257

Publication Date

February 20, 2018

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<b>“One of the best collections I’ve ever read. Every single story is a standout.”—Roxane Gay</b><br /><b><br />NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR • <i>Refinery29 </i>• <i>BookRiot</i></b><br /><br /><b>“Fuses science, myth, and imagination into a dark and gorgeous series of questions about our current predicaments.”­—Anthony Doerr, author of <i>All the Light We Cannot See</i></b><br /><br />A dystopian tale about genetically modified septuplets who are struck by a mysterious illness; a love story about a man bewitched by a mermaid; a stirring imagining of the lives of Nigerian schoolgirls in the aftermath of a Boko Haram kidnapping. The stories in <i>All the Names They Used for God</i> break down genre barriers—from science fiction to American Gothic to magical realism to horror—and are united by each character’s brutal struggle with fate. Like many of us, the characters in this collection are in pursuit of the sublime. Along the way, they must navigate the borderland between salvation and destruction.<br /> <br /><b>NAMED A MUST-READ BOOK BY <i>Harper’s Bazaar</i> • <i>Entertainment Weekly </i>• <i>AM New York </i>AND A TOP READ BY <i>Elle</i> • <i>Fast Company</i> • <i>The Christian Science Monitor • Bustle • Shondaland • Popsugar •</i> <i>Refinery29</i> • <i>Bookish</i> • <i>Newsday</i> • <i>The Millions</i> • <i>Asian American Writers’ Workshop</i> • <i>HelloGiggles</i></b><br /><br />“Strange and wonderful . . . delightfully unexpected.”—<b><i>The New York Times Book Review</i></b><br /> <br />“Completing one [story] is like having lived an entire life, and then being born, breathless, into another.”<b>—Carmen Maria Machado</b><br /> <br />“Captivating.”<b>—NPR</b><br /> <br />“Gripping.”<b>—<i>Los Angeles Review of Books</i></b><br /><br />“[A] remarkable debut . . . Sachdeva is seemingly fearless and her talent limitless.”<b>—<i>AM New York </i></b><br /> <br />“This phenomenal debut short-story collection is filled with stories that bring the otherworldly to life and examine the strangeness of humanity.”<b>—<i>Bustle </i></b><br /> <br />“So rich they read like dreams . . . They are enormous stories, not in length but in ambition, each an entirely new, unsparing world. Beautiful, draining—and entirely unforgettable.”<b>—<i>Kirkus Reviews</i> (starred review)</b>
Australian Obsession (A Man Who Knows What He Wants Book 99)
by Flora Ferrari

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English

Pages

107

Publication Date

February 16, 2019

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My <b>brother’s best friend</b> is an <b>inked bad boy</b> from <b>Australia</b>…and I’m completely <b>obsessed</b>.<br /><br />I decide to escape the cold of the Northern Hemisphere’s brutal winter to get closer to the <b>older man</b> of my dreams. But will I escape detection <b>down under</b> when he gets closer to finding out just how <b>obsessive</b> my need for him really is?<br /><br />And when secrets are shared, and truths revealed, will I find out my <b>obsession</b> for him pales in comparison to what I discover under the Sydney sunset?<br /><br /><i>*Australian Obsession is an insta-everything standalone instalove romance with an HEA, no cheating, and no cliffhanger.</i><br /><br /><font color="white"><h3>Donna Alam, Down Under, Jenika Snow, Alexa Riley</h3></font>
Nightflyers & Other Stories
by George R. R. Martin

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English

Pages

372

Publication Date

March 27, 2018

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<p><b>From #1 bestselling author of <i>A Game of Thrones</i>:<i> Nightflyers</i>, coming to television on SyFy, is an epic story of space exploration and cosmic horror, plus five George R. R. Martin classic science fiction tales.</b></p><p>On a voyage toward the boundaries of the known universe, nine misfit academics seek out first contact with a shadowy alien race.</p><p>But another enigma is the Nightflyer itself, a cybernetic wonder with an elusive captain no one has ever seen in the flesh. Soon, however, the crew discovers that their greatest mystery – and most dangerous threat – is an unexpected force wielding a thirst for blood and terror….</p><p>Also included are five additional classic George R. R. Martin tales of science fiction that explore the breadth of technology and the dark corners of the human mind.</p><br /><p><b>“Long live George Martin....A literary dervish, enthralled by complicated characters and vivid language, and bursting with the wild vision of the very best tale tellers.”—<i>The New York Times</i></b></p><p>At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.</p>

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