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A Shade of Vampire 16

A Shade of Vampire 16 ebook ISBN: 9781514709900
Publisher: CreateSpace
Author: Bella Forrest
Number of Pages: 332 
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Thanks to Mona's discovery, the residents of The Shade finally know their enemies' ultimate weakness. But this knowledge will soon be worthless if they lose the race against the black witches. Starting out on what seems like an impossible journey, the Novaks and their closest companions must solve the mystery that is Magnus and hope to not lose themselves in the process.

The End of Night

The End of Night ebook ISBN: 0316228796
Publisher: Hachette UK
Author: Paul Bogard
Number of Pages: 336 
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A deeply panoramic tour of the night, from its brightest spots to the darkest skies we have left. A starry night is one of nature's most magical wonders. Yet in our artificially lit world, three-quarters of Americans' eyes never switch to night vision and most of us no longer experience true darkness. In The End of Night, Paul Bogard restores our awareness of the spectacularly primal, wildly dark night sky and how it has influenced the human experience across everything from science to art. From Las Vegas' Luxor Beam -- the brightest single spot on this planet -- to nights so starlit the sky looks like snow, Bogard blends personal narrative, natural history, science, and history to shed light on the importance of darkness -- what we've lost, what we still have, and what we might regain -- and the simple ways we can reduce the brightness of our nights tonight.

Journey to the End of the Night

Journey to the End of the Night ebook ISBN: 9780811216548
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Author: Louis-Ferdinand Céline
Number of Pages: 453 
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Originally published to shocked reviews in 1932 France, a scathing literary critique of what the writer believed to be the poor judgment and hypocrisy of society follows the travels of petit-bourgeois anti-hero Bardamu, from the trenches of World War I and the African jungle to America and Paris.

The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light

The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light ebook ISBN: 0007428227
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
Author: Paul Bogard
Number of Pages: 336 
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Streetlamps, neon signs – an ever-present glow that has changed the natural world and adversely affected our health; Paul Bogard illuminates the problems caused by a lack of darkness.

Typhon Pact: Plagues of Night

Typhon Pact: Plagues of Night ebook ISBN: 1451649576
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Author: David R. George III
Number of Pages: 400 
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The first novel in a two-part Typhon Pact adventure set in the universe of Star Trek: The Next Generation! In the wake of the final Borg invasion, which destroyed entire worlds, cost the lives of sixty-three billion people, and struck a crippling blow to Starfleet, six nations adversarial to the United Federation of Planets—the Romulan Star Empire, the Breen Confederacy, the Tholian Assembly, the Gorn Hegemony, the Tzenkethi Coalition, and the Holy Order of the Kinshaya— joined ranks to form the Typhon Pact. For almost three years, the Federation and the Klingon Empire, allied under the Khitomer Accords, have contended with the nascent coalition on a predominantly cold-war footing. But as Starfleet rebuilds itself, factions within the Typhon Pact grow restive, concerned about their own inability to develop a quantum slipstream drive to match that of the Federation. Will leaders such as UFP President Bacco and RSE Praetor Kamemor bring about a lasting peace across the Alpha and Beta Quadrants, or will the cold war between the two alliances deepen, and perhaps even lead to an all-out shooting war?

The Palm at the End of the Mind

The Palm at the End of the Mind ebook ISBN: 0307791858
Publisher: Vintage
Author: Wallace Stevens
Number of Pages: 432 
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This selection of works by Wallace Stevens--the man Harold Bloom has called “the best and most representative American poet”--was first published in 1967. Edited by the poet's daughter Holly Stevens, it contains all the major long poems and sequences, and every shorter poem of lasting value in Stevens' career, including some not printed in his earlier Collected Works. Included also is a short play by Stevens, "Bowl, Cat and Broomstick."

Céline: Journey to the End of the Night

Céline: Journey to the End of the Night ebook ISBN: 9780521378543
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Author: John Sturrock
Number of Pages: 97 
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A detailed study of Céline's novel, Journey to the End of the Night

The Gates of Night

The Gates of Night ebook ISBN: 0786956631
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast
Author: Keith Baker
Number of Pages: 384 
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A band of war-weary soldiers have uncovered a plot that may tear the very fabric of reality forever. To save their own lives and to prevent a long-banished race of monsters from unleashing an army of horrors upon the waking world, they must reach the very heart of Dal Quor. To stop the cataclysm in time, they must fight their way to .

A Night on Buddy's Bench

A Night on Buddy's Bench ebook ISBN: 9780692515174
Author: Ira Baumgarten
Number of Pages: N.A 
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An adult picture book story exploring the end of life's questions.

The End of the Golden Weather

The End of the Golden Weather ebook ISBN: 9780864732729
Publisher: Victoria University Press
Author: Bruce Mason
Number of Pages: 95 
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The story of a young boy's extraordinary summer on a beach, 'The end of the golden weather' has become a part of New Zealand history, a touchstone of New Zealand experience.--

Les Derniers Jours de l'émerveillement

Les Derniers Jours de l'émerveillement ebook ISBN: 2749154081
Publisher: Cherche Midi
Author: Graham MOORE
Number of Pages: 396 
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Après son Oscar pour le scénario de The Imitation Game, Graham Moore nous conte le formidable duel de deux inventeurs de génie qui ont transformé notre vie quotidienne. New York, 1888. Les lampadaires à gaz éclairent les rues de la ville, l'électricité en est à ses balbutiements. Celui qui parviendra à en contrôler la distribution sait déjà qu'il gagnera une fortune considérable et sa place dans l'histoire. Deux hommes s'affrontent pour emporter la mise : Thomas Edison et George Westinghouse. Tous les coups sont permis. Lorsqu'un jeune avocat, Paul Cravath, aidé par le légendaire Nikola Tesla, se mêle à ce combat homérique, il va bientôt se rendre compte qu'autour de lui toutes les apparences sont trompeuses et que chacun a des intentions cachées. À la façon d'Erik Larson, Graham Moore s'est appuyé sur des documents historiques peu connus pour nous livrer un récit d'une incroyable efficacité, qui se lit comme un thriller, tout en offrant une profondeur passionnante à ces personnages qui ont façonné notre modernité. Une formidable histoire où l'on constatera que la réalité dépasse toujours la fiction. " Hypnotique, brillant, Les Derniers Jours de l'émerveillement est un triomphe. Réaliste et fouillé, captivant de bout en bout, ce roman va vous mettre en ébullition ! " Gillian Flynn " Quand vous aurez fini votre lecture, vous aurez un mal fou à revenir au monde contemporain ! " Erik Larson " Un modèle absolu de fiction historique. " The Washington Post

The End of Everything

The End of Everything ebook ISBN: 1447204077
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Author: Megan Abbott
Number of Pages: 304 
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A Richard and Judy Book Club selection. The End of Everything by Megan Abbott, author of Dare Me, is a taut and suspenseful novel of friendship, loss and the dark undercurrents of adolscence. A close-knit street, the clink of glass on glass, summer heat. Two girls on the brink of adolescence, throwing cartwheels on the grass. Two girls who tell each other everything. Until one shimmering afternoon, one of them disappears. Lizzie is left with her dread and her loss, and with a fear that won't let her be. Had Evie tried to give her a hint of what was coming, a clue that she failed to follow? Caught between her imaginary guilt, her sense of betrayal, her own powerful need, and the needs of the adults around her, Lizzie's voice is as unforgettable as her story is arresting. This is no ordinary tale of innocence lost . . .

Voyage au bout de la nuit

Voyage au bout de la nuit ebook ISBN:
Author: Louis Ferdinand Céline
Number of Pages: 580 
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Voyage au bout de la nuit (1932)par l'illustre écrivain Louis Ferdinand Céline(prix Renaudot 1932) Oeuvre Remarquable figurant dans la liste des meilleurs livres Français, Edition Française intégrale et enrichie, biographie et informations, Résumé Lorsque Ferdinand Bardamu s'engage dans l'armée, il côtoie la Grande Guerre et ses horreurs. Il y perd ses illusions, en même temps que son innocence et son héroïsme.En Afrique, où le colonialisme lui montre une autre forme d'atrocité, Bardamu s'insurge de cette exploitation de l'homme par l'homme, plus terrible encore que la guerre.En Amérique, où le capitalisme conduit à la misère des moins chanceux, Bardamu refuse toute morale et survit comme il peut, entre son travail à la chaîne et son amour pour Molly, généreuse prostituée.En France, où il exerce comme médecin de banlieue, Bardamu tente d'apaiser les malheurs humains. Au fil de son voyage, étape par étape, il côtoie sans cesse la misère humaine et s'indigne, cynique et sombre comme la nuit.Il y a un avant et un après avoir lu ce livre!

Shadow of Night

Shadow of Night ebook ISBN: 1101578939
Publisher: Penguin
Author: Deborah Harkness
Number of Pages: 592 
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The #1 New York Times–bestselling sequel to A Discovery of Witches, book two of the All Souls Trilogy—“as enchanting, engrossing, and impossible to put down as its predecessor” (Miami Herald). Look for the hit series “A Discovery of Witches” streaming on Sundance Now and Shudder, and coming to television this April on AMC and BBC America. J. K. Rowling, Stephenie Meyer, Anne Rice—only a few writers capture the imagination the way that Deborah Harkness has with her New York Times–bestselling All Souls trilogy. A Discovery of Witches introduces reluctant witch Diana Bishop, vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont, and the battle for a lost, enchanted manuscript known as Ashmole 782. Picking up from A Discovery of Witches’ cliffhanger ending, Shadow of Night takes Diana and Matthew on a trip through time to Elizabethan London, where they are plunged into a world of spies, magic, and a coterie of Matthew’s old friends, the School of Night. As the search for Ashmole 782 deepens and Diana seeks out a witch to tutor her in magic, the net of Matthew’s past tightens around them, and they embark on a very different—and vastly more dangerous—journey.

The War of the End of the World

The War of the End of the World ebook ISBN: 1429921986
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Author: Mario Vargas Llosa
Number of Pages: 576 
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Deep within the remote backlands of nineteenth-century Brazil lies Canudos, home to all the damned of the earth: prostitutes, bandits, beggars, and every kind of outcast. It is a place where history and civilization have been wiped away. There is no money, no taxation, no marriage, no census. Canudos is a cauldron for the revolutionary spirit in its purest form, a state with all the potential for a true, libertarian paradise--and one the Brazilian government is determined to crush at any cost. In perhaps his most ambitious and tragic novel, Mario Vargas Llosa tells his own version of the real story of Canudos, inhabiting characters on both sides of the massive, cataclysmic battle between the society and government troops. The resulting novel is a fable of Latin American revolutionary history, an unforgettable story of passion, violence, and the devastation that follows from fanaticism.

A Night Without End

A Night Without End ebook ISBN: 1460350111
Publisher: Harlequin
Author: Susan Kearney
Number of Pages: 256 
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When Carlie Myers woke up from a blow to the head, two years were erased from her memory. She couldn't recall how she'd gotten to Alaska, or why she was being blamed for murder. And she didn't know if the sexy stranger who claimed to be her husband was telling the truth… Rugged Sean McCabe wanted justice for his partner's murder. Yet one look in the deep green of Carlie's eyes and he knew she was innocent. Which meant she needed protection. He'd told her a white lie to keep her close—yet how would Sean keep his 'wife' safe and satisfied without putting his heart in jeopardy?

Idiots First

Idiots First ebook ISBN: 9780413449207
Author: Bernard Malamud
Number of Pages: 189 
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Living at the End of Time

Living at the End of Time ebook ISBN: 1611685885
Publisher: University Press of New England
Author: John Hanson Mitchell
Number of Pages: 240 
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In this second book in his Scratch Flat Chronicles, John Hanson Mitchell tells how he set out to recreate Henry David ThoreauÕs two years at Walden Pond in a replica of ThoreauÕs cabin. Mitchell lived off the grid, without running water or electricity, in a tiny house not half a mile from a major highway and in the shadow of a massive new computer company. Nevertheless, his contact with wildlife, the changing seasons, and the natural world equaled and even surpassed ThoreauÕs. Hugely popular with the international community of Thoreau followers when it was first published, this book will now be essential reading for the growing community of people who are interested in living in a tiny house, fully experiencing the natural world, or finding self-sufficiency in an increasingly plugged-in society.