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Snowbound with the Biker (Holiday Encounters Book 2)
by Amy Lamont

Language

English

Pages

177

Publication Date

April 01, 2015

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<b>No more Miss Nice Girl…</b><br /><br />Katelyn Murphy has always done exactly what’s expected of her and put everyone else’s needs before her own. But what did that get her? A family that’s falling apart, a boss who takes credit for her work, and no love life to speak of. <br /><br />So when her friends make a bet to see who can have the wildest adventure, she decides it’s the perfect excuse to break out of her shell. And she knows exactly who can help bring out her naughty side. <br /><br />Hunter Lawson was the bad boy next door--her brother’s best friend, the boy she crushed on through her teen years, the guy her mother warned her about. Always the good girl, she never did more than stare a little too long when she saw him riding off on his motorcycle. But a lot can change when a good girl gets snowed in with a biker. <br /><br /><b>Read All the Books in the Holiday Encounters Series:</b><br />Christmas with the Billionaire (Holiday Encounters Book 1) ~ Now Available <br />Snowbound with the Biker (Holiday Encounters Book 2) ~ Now Available <br />Getting Lucky with the Rock Star (Holiday Encounters Book 3) ~ Now Available <br />Summer with the Soldier (Holiday Encounters Book 4) ~ Now Available <br />In Love with the Billionaire (Holiday Encounters Book 5) ~ Coming Soon <br />
It Occurs to Me That I Am America: New Stories and Art
by , Mary Higgins Clark

Language

English

Pages

400

Publication Date

January 16, 2018

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In time for the one-year anniversary of the Trump Inauguration and the Women’s March, this provocative, unprecedented anthology features original short stories from thirty bestselling and award-winning authors—including Alice Walker, Richard Russo, Walter Mosley, Joyce Carol Oates, Alice Hoffman, Neil Gaiman, Michael Cunningham, Mary Higgins Clark, and Lee Child—with an introduction by Pulitzer Prize–winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen.<BR><BR>When Donald Trump claimed victory last November, the US literary world erupted in indignation. Many of America’s leading writers and artists openly resist the current administration’s dogma and earliest policy moves, and they’re not about to go gently into that good night. In <i>It Occurs to Me That I Am America</i>: <i>New Stories and Art</i>, more than thirty of the most acclaimed modern writers consider the fundamental ideals of a free, just, and compassionate democracy—through fiction.<BR> <BR>Featuring artwork by some of today’s best known artists, cartoonists, and graphic novelists—including Art Spiegelman, Roz Chast, Marilyn Minter, and Eric Fischl—who cover political, social, and cultural issues, this anthology is a beautiful, enduring collection that will resonate with anyone concerned with the contest for our American soul.
Breakfast at Tiffany's (Vintage International)
by Truman Capote

Language

English

Pages

194

Publication Date

May 15, 2012

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<p>In this seductive, wistful masterpiece, Truman Capote created a woman whose name has entered the American idiom and whose style is a part of the literary landscape. Holly Golightly knows that nothing bad can ever happen to you at Tiffany's; her poignancy, wit, and naïveté continue to charm.<br /><br />This volume also includes three of Capote's best-known stories, “House of Flowers,” “A Diamond Guitar,” and “A Christmas Memory,” which the <i>Saturday Review</i> called “one of the most moving stories in our language.” It is a tale of two innocents—a small boy and the old woman who is his best friend—whose sweetness contains a hard, sharp kernel of truth.</p>
Over the Desk: an anthology of schoolgirl spanking tales
by Mike London

Language

English

Pages

230

Publication Date

January 20, 2018

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This anthology of fictional schoolgirl spanking tales, previously published as 3 separate ebooks, features 17 stories and in excess of 73,000 words:<br /><br /><b>Diane Gets the Slipper</b>: When Diane is caught out of bounds she is awarded 500 lines and given detention, which means she will miss taking part in an important netball match. After some persuasion by her friends she asks for a slippering instead, which the headmistress agrees to, but first Diane has to witness three other girls being caned and slippered.<br /><br /><b>Heat to Her Seat!</b>: When sixteen-year-old sophomore, Michelle, misbehaves in Mr Hammond's class, she is made to stay behind after recess for three sharp whacks with a heavy wooden paddle, the punishment being witnessed by a female teacher who is a friend of her mother.<br /><br /><b>Smoking Can Damage Your Bottom!</b>: Caroline is a new girl at Stonegrove Public School, which was formerly boys only. Caught buying cigarettes from a shop in class time by the maths teacher, she is reported to the headmaster, Mr Grahame. Some of the girls in her dormitory doubt that he'd actually cane a girl - how wrong they were!<br /><br /><b>Assembly Caning</b>: Maria is normally well-behaved, but is caught drinking, smoking, swearing and kissing her boyfriend in a local pub well known for serving underage drinkers. Her headmistress, feeling that she has brought the school into disrepute, decides that a public caning is in order. The caning is described in detail, and the reader can feel every stroke.<br /><br /><b>Kate's Detention</b>: As part of her punishment for stealing books from the school library, Kate has been stripped of her prefect's status, and is attending the first of 7 detentions. Miss Holden, in charge of the first detention, is very strict, and 13 of the 16 girls present, including Kate, are punished for various infractions, their bottoms on the receiving end of a size 10 rubber-soled plimsoll and a particularly stingy cane.<br /><br /><b>Hot Pants</b>: When five girls disobey the rules and wear hot pants to school, they are sent to see Mrs Powell, the senior mistress. Made to bend over a chair in her office, they are each subjected to a painful caning leaving them with hot bottoms and thighs as well as hot pants.<br /><br /><b>Sheila</b>: In her third year at Redhill Secondary School, Sheila is caned for insolence to a teacher but subsequently manages to stay out of trouble for the next two years. However, when she bunks off school with her boyfriend they both end up getting a caning.<br /><br /><b>Elaine is Made an Example</b>: Mr (Whack'em) Wickham has a reputation as a strict disciplinarian, which Elaine, who is normally well-behaved, discovers to her cost when she is egged on by her classmates to throw his plimsoll out of the window. Having been sent to retrieve it, she is made to bend over a stool at the front of the class and receives six of the best from the stingy rubber-soled implement.<br /><br /><b>Sarah's Sore Bottom</b>: Although one of the brightest girls in her glass, Sarah appears to have lost interest in schoolwork and is regularly disrupting the class. Finally, she is sent to see the senior mistress, Mrs Davis, who gives her six of the best and instructs her to return to her class to apologise.<br /><br /><b>Fiona Gets the Tawse</b>: Fiona is constantly late for school, and lines and detention seem to have no effect on her. Stronger measures are clearly called for, and the headmistress is just the one to apply them.<br /><br />... and 7 other stories.<br />
Uncommon Type: Some Stories
by Tom Hanks

Language

English

Pages

416

Publication Date

October 17, 2017

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<b>A collection of seventeen wonderful short stories showing that two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks is as talented a writer as he is an actor.</b> <br /><br />A gentle Eastern European immigrant arrives in New York City after his family and his life have been torn apart by his country's civil war. A man who loves to bowl rolls a perfect game--and then another and then another and then many more in a row until he winds up ESPN's newest celebrity, and he must decide if the combination of perfection and celebrity has ruined the thing he loves. An eccentric billionaire and his faithful executive assistant venture into America looking for acquisitions and discover a down and out motel, romance, and a bit of real life. These are just some of the tales Tom Hanks tells in this first collection of his short stories. They are surprising, intelligent, heartwarming, and, for the millions and millions of Tom Hanks fans, an absolute must-have!
I, Robot (The Robot Series Book 1)
by Isaac Asimov

Language

English

Pages

304

Publication Date

June 01, 2004

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The three laws of Robotics:<br />1) A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm<br />2) A robot must obey orders givein to it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.<br />3) A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law.<br /><br />With these three, simple directives, Isaac Asimov changed our perception of robots forever when he formulated the laws governing their behavior. In <b>I, Robot</b>, Asimov chronicles the development of the robot through a series of interlinked stories: from its primitive origins in the present to its ultimate perfection in the not-so-distant future--a future in which humanity itself may be rendered obsolete.<br /><br />Here are stories of robots gone mad, of mind-read robots, and robots with a sense of humor. Of robot politicians, and robots who secretly run the world--all told with the dramatic blend of science fact and science fiction that has become Asmiov's trademark.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two: The Offici...
by , Jack Thorne

Language

English

Pages

336

Publication Date

July 25, 2017

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<p><b>The official playscript of the original West End production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.</b></p><p>It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn't much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and father of three school-age children.</p><p>While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.</p><p>The playscript for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was originally released as a 'special rehearsal edition' alongside the opening of Jack Thorne's play in London's West End in summer 2016. Based on an original story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne, the play opened to rapturous reviews from theatregoers and critics alike, while the official playscript became an immediate global bestseller.</p><p>This definitive and final playscript updates the 'special rehearsal edition' with the conclusive and final dialogue from the play, which has subtly changed since its rehearsals, as well as a conversation piece between director John Tiffany and writer Jack Thorne, who share stories and insights about reading playscripts. This edition also includes useful background information including the Potter family tree and a timeline of events from the Wizarding World prior to the beginning of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.</p>
Robots vs. Fairies
by Saga Press

Language

English

Pages

385

Publication Date

January 09, 2018

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A unique anthology of all-new stories that challenges authors to throw down the gauntlet in an epic genre battle and demands an answer to the age-old question: Who is more awesome—robots or fairies?<BR><BR>Rampaging robots! Tricksy fairies! Facing off for the first time in an epic genre death match!<BR> <BR>People love pitting two awesome things against each other. <i>Robots vs. Fairies</i> is an anthology that pitches genre against genre, science fiction against fantasy, through an epic battle of two icons.<BR> <BR>On one side, robots continue to be the classic sci-fi phenomenon in literature and media, from Asimov to <i>WALL-E</i>, from Philip K. Dick to <i>Terminator</i>. On the other, fairies are the beloved icons and unquestionable rulers of fantastic fiction, from Tinkerbell to Tam Lin, from <i>True Blood</i> to <i>Once Upon a Time</i>. Both have proven to be infinitely fun, flexible, and challenging. But when you pit them against each other, which side will triumph as the greatest genre symbol of all time?<BR> <BR>There can only be one…or can there?<BR> <BR>Featuring an incredible line-up of authors including John Scalzi, Catherynne M. Valente, Ken Liu, Max Gladstone, Alyssa Wong, Jonathan Maberry, and many more, <i>Robots vs. Fairies</i> will take you on a glitterbombed journey of a techno-fantasy mash-up across genres.
Omerta Series Box Set Books 1-3: Volume 1 (Omerta Mafia Romance B...
by Roxy Sinclaire

Language

English

Pages

1176

Publication Date

January 09, 2018

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<h3>The Omerta's bad boys will keep you on the edge of your seat for a ride you won't forget.</h3><br /><br /><h2>Dirty Indiscretions</h2><br /><b>Sometimes dirty little secrets come knocking when you least expect them…</b><br /><br /><b>Luke</b><br />In Ireland I was a freedom fighter or a terrorist, depending on whose side you were on. I left all that behind, but the only skills I had were the ones I learned on the wrong side of the law. Greco liked that about me. Maybe I reminded him of himself when he was making his way up in the mafia. I was loyal to my Boss. I was there to protect him at all costs and against all threats. Then I met HER.<br /><br />Elda wasn’t like the other girls I’d been with. The way she moved, the way she carried herself was something else. I knew I had to have her.<br /><br />But I should have known that everyone has a past…what I didn’t expect was how close Elda’s secrets were to the both of us.<br /><br /><b>Elda</b><br />Greco’s my father. Not the one who raised me, but by blood. I was an unwanted pregnancy, the product of an affair that Greco would do anything to keep a secret.<br /><br />I wouldn’t have survived if mom hadn’t gone into hiding. She put me first and died giving birth because she knew Greco would have her killed in the hospital. Ever since then I knew I was going to avenge her death.<br /><br />I trained for years to be at the level I am at now. Greco has the best in the business to protect him. I just needed the right moment make him pay.<br /><br />But then I met Luke. A man with secrets as deep and allconsuming as mine. Fate is a fickle bitch. But I will get my revenge on Greco and I will give myself to Luke. Secrets can go f*ck themselves.<br /><br /><h2>Her Protection</h2><br /><b>I swear to protect her life, liberty, and body…</b><br /><br />I’m done with Tilucci. I’m only doing it to give my daughter the life she deserves.<br />I’m not the guy that Jane, that fine reporter, thinks I am. And when I say fine, I mean it more than just her work.<br />I need to help her to get rid of this life of drugs and violence and keep my baby girl safe.<br />I never expected Jane to like me. But after she forced herself to join me, I knew she was mine.<br />I will keep them both safe.<br />I don’t know if she will be okay with a single father like me.<br />But I’ll make sure to convince her as much as I can. I always do.<br /><br /><h2>Deadly Ink</h2><br /><b>Her dad kept him on a tight leash…</b><br /><br />I just got out of jail to protect my dad, framed for a murder he didn’t do.<br />He wanted out since his boss sucked and treated him like crap.<br />I wanted another tattoo. Something different after being free again.<br />I couldn’t believe the beauty sitting in the chair across from me.<br />I knew this place wasn’t for her, but I wanted a taste of her pie.<br />I took her home. She tasted better than i imagined.<br />I wanted her again and again.<br />I knew she was going to be mine.<br />I don’t think she’ll be happy when I tell her why I want her father dead.<br />I wanted her for the rest of my life.<br />But not just for her body.<br />But because I found out she was carrying my baby.<br /><br /> <h3>This three novel collection is normally $8.99 and is on sale for a very short time.</h3><br />The three novels in this collection include:<br />Dirty Indiscretions: A Dark Mafia Romance<br />Her Protection: A Bad Boy Mafia Romance<br />Deadly Ink: A Dark Mafia Romance<br /><br /><b><i>Each book in this series has NO cheating, NO cliffhangers, and guaranteed happy endings! Includes bonus content for a very limited time!</i></b>
The Martian Chronicles
by Ray Bradbury

Language

English

Pages

298

Publication Date

May 21, 2013

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<p><em>Mars was a distant shore, and the men spread upon it in waves... Each wave different, and each wave stronger. </em></p><p><em>The Martian Chronicles </em></p><p>Ray Bradbury is a storyteller without peer, a poet of the possible, and, indisputably, one of America's most beloved authors. In a much celebrated literary career that has spanned six decades, he has produced an astonishing body of work: unforgettable novels, including <em>Fahrenheit 451</em> and <em>Something Wicked This Way Comes;</em> essays, theatrical works, screenplays and teleplays; <em>The Illustrated Mein, Dandelion Wine, The October Country,</em> and numerous other superb short story collections. But of all the dazzling stars in the vast Bradbury universe, none shines more luminous than these masterful chronicles of Earth's settlement of the fourth world from the sun.</p><p>Bradbury's Mars is a place of hope, dreams and metaphor-of crystal pillars and fossil seas-where a fine dust settles on the great, empty cities of a silently destroyed civilization. It is here the invaders have come to despoil and commercialize, to grow and to learn -first a trickle, then a torrent, rushing from a world with no future toward a promise of tomorrow. The Earthman conquers Mars ... and then is conquered <em>by</em> it, lulled by dangerous lies of comfort and familiarity, and enchanted by the lingering glamour of an ancient, mysterious native race.</p><p>Ray Bradbury's <em>The Martian Chronicles</em> is a classic work of twentieth-century literature whose extraordinary power and imagination remain undimmed by time's passage. In connected, chronological stories, a true grandmaster once again enthralls, delights and challenges us with his vision and his heart-starkly and stunningly exposing in brilliant spacelight our strength, our weakness, our folly, and our poignant humanity on a strange and breathtaking world where humanity does not belong.</p>

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