Friction

By Joe Stretch

A impressive novel concerning the pornography of daily life. Filthy, humorous and ferocious, it imagines a global the place buying reigns very best, intercourse has ceased to have whatever to do with love, and being pregnant has turn into the ultimate fetish.

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By Joe Stretch

A impressive novel concerning the pornography of daily life. Filthy, humorous and ferocious, it imagines a global the place buying reigns very best, intercourse has ceased to have whatever to do with love, and being pregnant has turn into the ultimate fetish.

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Perfect Match

By Fern Michaels

An injured ex-athlete discovers that giving up at the video game of lifestyles isn't really an option...

As some distance as former NFL famous person Jake Masters is anxious, desires are dicy propositions. Years in the past he got here achingly just about reaching his ambition of taking part in within the tremendous Bowl--before a spinal damage ended his profession. restricted to a wheelchair, unwilling to take an opportunity on one other dicy surgical procedure which can fix his mobility, Jake now remains cocooned in the back of the implementing gates of his lavish home.

But his dual sister, Beth, has no goal of letting him languish there eternally. After years of flitting from one failed company notion to a different, all fueled through Jake's generosity, she now owns a hugely profitable matchmaking provider. And she's gifting the company to Jake--whether he likes it or not--while she follows her desires of creating it as a singer in Nashville.

Though Jake had lots of girls falling in every single place him on the top of his good fortune, he is aware not anything approximately matchmaking. he is keen to aim for his sister's sake, and it is quickly transparent that he wishes an assistant. input Gracie candy, whose narrow body belies a take-no-charge sturdiness that might placed any linebacker to disgrace. Grace starts off by means of revamping the company and shortly she's overhauling Jake's complete life--and to his large shock, Jake's having fun with it. but if their consumers develop into sufferers of robbery, Gracie and Jake needs to reconcile their very varied outlooks if they're to have any likelihood of saving the business...and if Jake is to make one other play for the existence he idea he lost...

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By Fern Michaels

An injured ex-athlete discovers that giving up at the video game of lifestyles isn't really an option...

As some distance as former NFL famous person Jake Masters is anxious, desires are dicy propositions. Years in the past he got here achingly just about reaching his ambition of taking part in within the tremendous Bowl--before a spinal damage ended his profession. restricted to a wheelchair, unwilling to take an opportunity on one other dicy surgical procedure which can fix his mobility, Jake now remains cocooned in the back of the implementing gates of his lavish home.

But his dual sister, Beth, has no goal of letting him languish there eternally. After years of flitting from one failed company notion to a different, all fueled through Jake's generosity, she now owns a hugely profitable matchmaking provider. And she's gifting the company to Jake--whether he likes it or not--while she follows her desires of creating it as a singer in Nashville.

Though Jake had lots of girls falling in every single place him on the top of his good fortune, he is aware not anything approximately matchmaking. he is keen to aim for his sister's sake, and it is quickly transparent that he wishes an assistant. input Gracie candy, whose narrow body belies a take-no-charge sturdiness that might placed any linebacker to disgrace. Grace starts off by means of revamping the company and shortly she's overhauling Jake's complete life--and to his large shock, Jake's having fun with it. but if their consumers develop into sufferers of robbery, Gracie and Jake needs to reconcile their very varied outlooks if they're to have any likelihood of saving the business...and if Jake is to make one other play for the existence he idea he lost...

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Wildest Dreams (Thunder Point)

By Robyn Carr

www.robyncarr.com

With Thunder aspect, no 1 manhattan occasions bestselling writer Robyn Carr has created a city the place exertions and resolution are all it takes to make desires come true 

Blake Smiley searched the rustic for simply the precise position to name domestic. the pro triathlete has traveled the area, yet Thunder aspect has what he must placed down the roots he is by no means had. within the quiet coastal city, he can specialize in his education with no distractions. until eventually he meets his new friends and every little thing changes. 

Lin Su Simmons and her teenage son, Charlie, are furniture at Winnie Banks's apartment as Lin Su nurses Winnie throughout the realities of ALS. A unmarried mom, Lin Su is pleased with taking cost and not displaying weak spot. yet she has her fingers complete dealing with a task, debt and Charlie's wellbeing and fitness concerns. And Charlie is calling questions about his relatives history—questions she does not are looking to answer. 

When Charlie enlists Blake's support to flee his overprotective mom, Lin Su resents the interference in her lifestyles. yet Blake is sure he can holiday via her obstacles and be the fellow she and Charlie desire. while confronted with a negative scenario, Blake involves the rescue, and Lin Su realizes he simply can be the fellow of her desires. jointly, they realize that relations is who you decide it to be.

Look for What We Find via Robyn Carr, a robust tale of therapeutic, new beginnings and one woman's trip to discovering the happiness she's lengthy been lacking. Order your reproduction today!

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By Robyn Carr

www.robyncarr.com

With Thunder aspect, no 1 manhattan occasions bestselling writer Robyn Carr has created a city the place exertions and resolution are all it takes to make desires come true 

Blake Smiley searched the rustic for simply the precise position to name domestic. the pro triathlete has traveled the area, yet Thunder aspect has what he must placed down the roots he is by no means had. within the quiet coastal city, he can specialize in his education with no distractions. until eventually he meets his new friends and every little thing changes. 

Lin Su Simmons and her teenage son, Charlie, are furniture at Winnie Banks's apartment as Lin Su nurses Winnie throughout the realities of ALS. A unmarried mom, Lin Su is pleased with taking cost and not displaying weak spot. yet she has her fingers complete dealing with a task, debt and Charlie's wellbeing and fitness concerns. And Charlie is calling questions about his relatives history—questions she does not are looking to answer. 

When Charlie enlists Blake's support to flee his overprotective mom, Lin Su resents the interference in her lifestyles. yet Blake is sure he can holiday via her obstacles and be the fellow she and Charlie desire. while confronted with a negative scenario, Blake involves the rescue, and Lin Su realizes he simply can be the fellow of her desires. jointly, they realize that relations is who you decide it to be.

Look for What We Find via Robyn Carr, a robust tale of therapeutic, new beginnings and one woman's trip to discovering the happiness she's lengthy been lacking. Order your reproduction today!

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Four-Legged Girl: Poems

By Diane Seuss

Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry

"Diane Seuss writes with the depth of a soothsayer." ―Laura Kasischke

For, having imagined your physique a method i discovered it to be otherwise, it used to be yielding,
but merely because the Destroying Angel mushroom yields, its softness allied
with its poison, and your legs weren't petals or tendrils as i would believed,
but brazen, the deviant tentacles underneath the underskirt of a mystery queen
―from "Oh four-legged woman, it really is both you or the ossuary"

In Diane Seuss's Four-Legged Girl, her audacious, hothouse language swerves into discomfort and rapture, as she recounts a lifestyles lived on the edges of containment. Ghostly, attractive, and plaintive, those poems pass to the song of a leap rope, fill a wishing good with wish and different trinkets, and so they have in mind earlier lush lives in long island urban, in rural Michigan, and in love. within the ultimate poem, she sings of the four-legged woman, the physique made unusual to itself and to others. This assortment establishes Seuss's poetic voice, as wealthy and emotional as any in modern poetry.

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By Diane Seuss

Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry

"Diane Seuss writes with the depth of a soothsayer." ―Laura Kasischke

For, having imagined your physique a method i discovered it to be otherwise, it used to be yielding,
but merely because the Destroying Angel mushroom yields, its softness allied
with its poison, and your legs weren't petals or tendrils as i would believed,
but brazen, the deviant tentacles underneath the underskirt of a mystery queen
―from "Oh four-legged woman, it really is both you or the ossuary"

In Diane Seuss's Four-Legged Girl, her audacious, hothouse language swerves into discomfort and rapture, as she recounts a lifestyles lived on the edges of containment. Ghostly, attractive, and plaintive, those poems pass to the song of a leap rope, fill a wishing good with wish and different trinkets, and so they have in mind earlier lush lives in long island urban, in rural Michigan, and in love. within the ultimate poem, she sings of the four-legged woman, the physique made unusual to itself and to others. This assortment establishes Seuss's poetic voice, as wealthy and emotional as any in modern poetry.

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Joshua Spassky

By Gwendoline Riley

In her 3rd novel, Riley charts the unusual ultimate reckoning of a hugely charged romance, exploring the potential for human connection as adolescents attempt to reconcile themselves to all of life’s undesirable endings, and provides a few intending to their mayfly existences.

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By Gwendoline Riley

In her 3rd novel, Riley charts the unusual ultimate reckoning of a hugely charged romance, exploring the potential for human connection as adolescents attempt to reconcile themselves to all of life’s undesirable endings, and provides a few intending to their mayfly existences.

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Tangled Web (Close to Home)

By Cathy Gillen Thacker

Past transgressions haunted wish Barrister, whose good looks helped her upward thrust from a tenant farm to a Texas fortune. yet her quiet loveliness hid darkish secrets and techniques she'd lengthy saved secure, to guard her younger son….

Chase Barrister discovered desire enigmatic and elegant—but she tasted of forbidden fruit. Years in the past, Chase had fled his father's legacy, yet he'd taken stories of his stepmother and his personal bittersweet desire.

After his father's dying, Chase lower back to Texas and desire. could he be stuck within the internet of familial deceit…or untangle a good love and really come home?

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By Cathy Gillen Thacker

Past transgressions haunted wish Barrister, whose good looks helped her upward thrust from a tenant farm to a Texas fortune. yet her quiet loveliness hid darkish secrets and techniques she'd lengthy saved secure, to guard her younger son….

Chase Barrister discovered desire enigmatic and elegant—but she tasted of forbidden fruit. Years in the past, Chase had fled his father's legacy, yet he'd taken stories of his stepmother and his personal bittersweet desire.

After his father's dying, Chase lower back to Texas and desire. could he be stuck within the internet of familial deceit…or untangle a good love and really come home?

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Your Republic Is Calling You

By Young-ha Kim

A overseas movie importer, Gi-yeong is a kin guy with a spouse and daughter. An aficionado of Heineken, football, and sushi, he's additionally a North Korean undercover agent who has been residing between his enemies for twenty-one years.
 
Suddenly he gets a mysterious electronic mail, a directive probably from the house workplace. He has in the future to come back to headquarters. He hasn’t heard from someone in over ten years. Why is he being referred to as again now? is that this message relatively from Pyongyang? Is he returning to obtain new orders or to be performed for an absence of diligence? Has anyone within the South came across his mystery identification? is that this a seize?

Spanning the process someday, Your Republic is looking You is an emotionally taut, psychologically astute, haunting novel that unearths the intensity of 1 really gripping kinfolk mystery and how within which we occasionally by no means particularly recognize the folks we like. Confronting ethical questions about small and massive scales, it mines the political and cultural modifications that experience reworked South Korea because the Nineteen Eighties. A lament for the destiny of a definite form of guy and a definite type of manhood, it's eventually a searing learn of the lengthy and insidious results of dividing a state in two.

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By Young-ha Kim

A overseas movie importer, Gi-yeong is a kin guy with a spouse and daughter. An aficionado of Heineken, football, and sushi, he's additionally a North Korean undercover agent who has been residing between his enemies for twenty-one years.
 
Suddenly he gets a mysterious electronic mail, a directive probably from the house workplace. He has in the future to come back to headquarters. He hasn’t heard from someone in over ten years. Why is he being referred to as again now? is that this message relatively from Pyongyang? Is he returning to obtain new orders or to be performed for an absence of diligence? Has anyone within the South came across his mystery identification? is that this a seize?

Spanning the process someday, Your Republic is looking You is an emotionally taut, psychologically astute, haunting novel that unearths the intensity of 1 really gripping kinfolk mystery and how within which we occasionally by no means particularly recognize the folks we like. Confronting ethical questions about small and massive scales, it mines the political and cultural modifications that experience reworked South Korea because the Nineteen Eighties. A lament for the destiny of a definite form of guy and a definite type of manhood, it's eventually a searing learn of the lengthy and insidious results of dividing a state in two.

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The Book of Unknown Americans

By Cristina Henríquez

Named a New York occasions and Washington Post impressive booklet, an NPR nice learn, The day-by-day Beast's Novel of the yr, and a Mother Jones, Oprah.com, School Library Journal, and BookPage most sensible ebook of the Year

When fifteen-year-old Maribel Rivera sustains a bad harm, the Riveras depart in the back of a comfy lifestyles in Mexico and danger every little thing to come back to the USA in order that Maribel may have the care she wishes. when they arrive, it’s now not lengthy prior to Maribel draws the eye of Mayor Toro, the son of 1 in their new acquaintances, who sees a kindred spirit during this attractive, broken outsider. Their love tale units in movement occasions that might have profound repercussions for everybody concerned. the following Henríquez seamlessly interweaves the tale of those star-crossed fans, and of the Rivera and Toro households, with the testimonials of fellows and girls who've come to the U.S. from far and wide Latin the US. The booklet of Unknown Americans is a beautiful novel of hopes and desires, guilt and love—a ebook that provides a resonant new definition of what it ability to be American.

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By Cristina Henríquez

Named a New York occasions and Washington Post impressive booklet, an NPR nice learn, The day-by-day Beast's Novel of the yr, and a Mother Jones, Oprah.com, School Library Journal, and BookPage most sensible ebook of the Year

When fifteen-year-old Maribel Rivera sustains a bad harm, the Riveras depart in the back of a comfy lifestyles in Mexico and danger every little thing to come back to the USA in order that Maribel may have the care she wishes. when they arrive, it’s now not lengthy prior to Maribel draws the eye of Mayor Toro, the son of 1 in their new acquaintances, who sees a kindred spirit during this attractive, broken outsider. Their love tale units in movement occasions that might have profound repercussions for everybody concerned. the following Henríquez seamlessly interweaves the tale of those star-crossed fans, and of the Rivera and Toro households, with the testimonials of fellows and girls who've come to the U.S. from far and wide Latin the US. The booklet of Unknown Americans is a beautiful novel of hopes and desires, guilt and love—a ebook that provides a resonant new definition of what it ability to be American.

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The Book of Barely Imagined Beings: A 21st Century Bestiary

By Caspar Henderson

From medieval bestiaries to Borges’s ebook of Imaginary Beings, we’ve lengthy been enchanted via outstanding animals, be they terrifying three-headed canines or asps impervious to a snake charmer’s track. yet bestiaries are greater than simply zany zoology—they are crafty makes an attempt to show broader ideals approximately humans and the traditional order. this present day, we not worry sea monsters or banshees. yet from the notorious honey badger to the enormous squid, animals proceed to captivate us with the issues they could do and the issues they can't, what we all know approximately them and what we don’t.

With The ebook of slightly Imagined Beings, Caspar Henderson bargains readers a desirable, fantastically produced modern day menagerie. yet while medieval bestiaries have been frequently in keeping with folklore and fable, the creatures that abound in Henderson’s book—from the axolotl to the zebrafish—are, with one exception, a great deal with us, albeit occasionally in depleted numbers. The ebook of slightly Imagined Beings transports readers to an international of genuine creatures that appear as though they need to be made up—that are by some means extra impressive than whatever we'd have imagined. The yeti crab, for instance, makes use of its bushy claws to farm the micro organism on which it feeds. The waterbear, in the meantime, is between nature’s “extreme survivors,” in a position to stand up to per week unprotected in outer house. those and different unusual and astonishing species invite readers to mirror on what we value—or fail to value—and what we'd change.

A robust mix of wit, state-of-the-art ordinary heritage, and philosophical meditation, The booklet of slightly Imagined Beings is an infectious and encouraging social gathering of the sheer ingenuity and diversity of lifestyles in a time of challenge and alter.

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By Caspar Henderson

From medieval bestiaries to Borges’s ebook of Imaginary Beings, we’ve lengthy been enchanted via outstanding animals, be they terrifying three-headed canines or asps impervious to a snake charmer’s track. yet bestiaries are greater than simply zany zoology—they are crafty makes an attempt to show broader ideals approximately humans and the traditional order. this present day, we not worry sea monsters or banshees. yet from the notorious honey badger to the enormous squid, animals proceed to captivate us with the issues they could do and the issues they can't, what we all know approximately them and what we don’t.

With The ebook of slightly Imagined Beings, Caspar Henderson bargains readers a desirable, fantastically produced modern day menagerie. yet while medieval bestiaries have been frequently in keeping with folklore and fable, the creatures that abound in Henderson’s book—from the axolotl to the zebrafish—are, with one exception, a great deal with us, albeit occasionally in depleted numbers. The ebook of slightly Imagined Beings transports readers to an international of genuine creatures that appear as though they need to be made up—that are by some means extra impressive than whatever we'd have imagined. The yeti crab, for instance, makes use of its bushy claws to farm the micro organism on which it feeds. The waterbear, in the meantime, is between nature’s “extreme survivors,” in a position to stand up to per week unprotected in outer house. those and different unusual and astonishing species invite readers to mirror on what we value—or fail to value—and what we'd change.

A robust mix of wit, state-of-the-art ordinary heritage, and philosophical meditation, The booklet of slightly Imagined Beings is an infectious and encouraging social gathering of the sheer ingenuity and diversity of lifestyles in a time of challenge and alter.

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The Hustler

By Walter Tevis

When it used to be first released in 1959, The Hustler used to be the first—and the best—novel written approximately billiards within the 400-year background of the sport. The publication quick gained a revered readership and later an viewers for the motion picture with an identical identify starring Paul Newman and Jackie Gleason. The Hustler is ready the victories and losses of 1 "Fast" Eddie Felson, a poolroom hustler who travels from city to city conning strangers into pondering they can beat him on the video game while actually, he's a skillful participant who hasn't ever misplaced a video game. till he meets his fit in Minnesota fat, the real king of the poolroom, inflicting his existence to alter tremendously. this can be a vintage story of a man's fight along with his soul and his vanity. "If Hemingway had the eagerness for pool that he had for bullfighting, his hero could have been Eddie Felson."—Time "A impressive hymn to the final precise period whilst males of substance performed pool with a vengeance."—Time Out

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By Walter Tevis

When it used to be first released in 1959, The Hustler used to be the first—and the best—novel written approximately billiards within the 400-year background of the sport. The publication quick gained a revered readership and later an viewers for the motion picture with an identical identify starring Paul Newman and Jackie Gleason. The Hustler is ready the victories and losses of 1 "Fast" Eddie Felson, a poolroom hustler who travels from city to city conning strangers into pondering they can beat him on the video game while actually, he's a skillful participant who hasn't ever misplaced a video game. till he meets his fit in Minnesota fat, the real king of the poolroom, inflicting his existence to alter tremendously. this can be a vintage story of a man's fight along with his soul and his vanity. "If Hemingway had the eagerness for pool that he had for bullfighting, his hero could have been Eddie Felson."—Time "A impressive hymn to the final precise period whilst males of substance performed pool with a vengeance."—Time Out

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