Touch The Horizon (Sedikhan, Book 5)

By Iris Johansen

She was once stranded in a dangerous sandstorm while he rode to her rescue like a wasteland prince on his black stallion. On a lark Billie Callahan had come to the center East to play a minor movie position in a wasteland epic. unexpectedly she stumbled on herself starring in a real-life romantic experience. Cowboy, hero, good friend of sheikhs and princes, David Bradford spoke like a poet within the drawl of his local Texas. What was once this mysterious, eccentric, and irresistibly seductive guy doing in Sedikhan, and what did he wish with a regular girl like Billie? Her interest piqued, Billie David to the lavish excitement castle he known as domestic, with its armed guards and adoring employees. He warned her that the excitement he provided her may final endlessly. What he didn't understand was once that Billie in simple terms believed in now.

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Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman: 24 Stories

By Haruki Murakami

From the bestselling writer of Kafka at the Shore and The Wind-up chicken Chronicles comes this magnificent selection of twenty-four tales that generously expresses Murakami’s mastery of the shape. From the surreal to the mundane, those tales convey his skill to remodel the total diversity of human adventure in ways in which are instructive, extraordinary, and relentlessly enjoyable.

Here are lively crows, a legal monkey, and an iceman, in addition to the goals that form us and the issues we would want for. no matter if in the course of an opportunity reunion in Italy, a romantic exile in Greece, a vacation in Hawaii, or within the grip of lifestyle, Murakami’s characters confront grievous loss, or sexuality, or the glow of a firefly, or the most unlikely distances among those that should be closest of all.

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Dates on My Fingers: An Iraqi Novel (Modern Arabic Literature)

Saleem, uninterested with the entire violence, religiosity, and strict family members hierarchies of his Iraqi village, flees to Spain to set up a brand new existence for himself. yet his lonely exile is grew to become the wrong way up whilst he encounters his father, Noah, in a Madrid nightclub after no longer seeing him in additional than a decade. Noah appears and acts like a brand new guy, and Saleem units out to find the secret of his father's presence in Spain and his altered existence. In doing so, he remembers formative moments in Iraq of familial love, warfare, and the haunting unintentional loss of life of his cousin Aliya, Saleem's associate within the hesitant, delicate exploration of sexuality. whilst the renewed dating along with his father erupts in a violent clash, Saleem is pressured to rediscover his experience of self and the hard-won balance of his existence. via Saleem's studies and reflections, the fast paced narrative contains the reader among Spain and Iraq to a stunning resolution.

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The Broom of the System: A Novel (Penguin Orange Collection)

By David Foster Wallace

Part of the Penguin Orange assortment, a limited-run sequence of twelve influential and loved American classics in a daring sequence layout delivering a contemporary tackle the enduring Penguin paperback
 
For the 70th anniversary of Penguin Classics, the Penguin Orange assortment celebrates the history of Penguin’s iconic ebook layout with twelve influential American literary classics representing the breadth and variety of the Penguin Classics library. those collectible variations are wearing the enduring orange and white tri-band disguise layout, first created in 1935, whereas french flaps, fine quality paper, and amazing conceal illustrations give you the state of the art layout remedy that's the signature of Penguin Classics Deluxe variations today.

The Broom of the System
 
The “dazzling, exhilarating” (San Francisco Chronicle) debut novel from probably the most groundbreaking writers of his iteration, The Broom of the System is an outlandishly humorous and fiercely clever exploration of the paradoxes of language, storytelling, and truth.

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Juliette (Princesses of Silicon Valley, Book 1)

By Anita Claire

Meet Juliette Cole, she’s simply arrived again to Silicon Valley after 3 heartbreaking months following her grad university like to London. relocating in with early life good friend became blond bombshell she will get brought to Cassie’s loopy excessive way of life. Taking a role at a Silicon Valley startup, she learns that paintings is greater than simply hoodies and loose gourmand foodstuff. fortunately she has The Princesses, her shut staff of girlfriends from collage.

They don’t name San Jose- guy Jose for not anything. Juliette’s middle isn't really lonely for lengthy. Swimming ahead of paintings, she sees a man with the main remarkable six pack get out of the pool. Now she has a brand new quest – to fulfill him. whereas enjoying football she will get knocked out by way of an opposing participant. The player’s sizzling healthcare professional brother is helping her to the sidelines then starts off texting her. As issues begin heating up in Juliette’s own lifestyles she now has men vying for her consciousness. Who will or not it's attractive swimmer Zach or scorching Dr. Nate?

Author Motivation:
When I sat all the way down to write this sequence I created characters I cherished. i wished the ladies to be shrewdpermanent, have their heads on instantly, be a part of a gaggle of supportive neighbors, and feature a favorable courting with their family members. i wished the blokes to be the boys you actually need to fulfill -- stable men, who work flat out, and deal with ladies with recognize.

All the princess books are coming of age tales. Our protagonists have accomplished university and at the moment are embarking at the grownup global. Overcoming an embedded trust or coming to phrases with grownup matters isn't really continually effortless or lovely to monitor. If I've performed my activity good as an writer, there'll be occasions in the event you yell at my protagonist to develop up, get their head out in their butt, or to prevent caring quite a bit. optimistically, by way of the top of every ebook, you'll cheer the protagonist as they develop, swap, and evolve into an grownup.

Of path, those are all romance novels, so the guts of every tale is the protagonist as they develop, mature and get to include their very good companion.

Please notice, this unmarried novel used to be made from the Trilogy Meet Me, Kiss Me and Be with Me.

*** caution Steamy intercourse Scenes and a Love Triangle ***

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If Today Be Sweet

By Thrity Umrigar

The contemporary demise of her loved husband, Rustom, has taken its toll on Tehmina Sethna. Now, whereas traveling her son, Sorab, in his suburban Ohio domestic, she is being requested to select from carrying on with her outdated lifestyles in India and beginning a brand new one during this unusual kingdom together with her son, his American spouse, and their baby. Her future is doubtful, and shortly the plight of 2 stricken kids round the corner will strength the main tough selection she has ever confronted. finally the adventure is person who Tehmina needs to commute alone.

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Falling Slowly

By Anita Brookner

In Falling Slowly, Anita Brookner brilliantly inspires the origins, nature, and outcomes of human isolation. As heart age settles upon the Sharpe sisters, remorse over possibilities no longer taken casts a shadow over their contented lifestyles. Beatrice, a skilled if uninspired pianist, provides up appearing, a call stimulated through stiffening joints and the surprising consciousness that her artwork hasn't ever introduced her somebody to like. Miriam, often calm and lucid, slides headlong into an affair with an enthralling, handsome--and very married--man. And as each one lady awakens to the urgency of her loneliness, affliction threatens to sever them either from the single happiness they've got grown to anticipate: one another. Painfully clever, the Sharpe sisters include the conflicting yearnings Jane Austen delineated in Sense and Sensibility.

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Behind The Silicon Mask

By Eshwar Sundaresan

A techie neighborhood of round 200 Indians stationed in Milwaukee unexpectedly reveals itself lower than a siege. On a fateful Friday, a cyclonic snowstorm— tremendous Susan—is breaking iciness files open air their home windows. And past, someplace within the inky darkness,a serial killer who pursuits immigrants is at the free. An indiscreet television journalist has already knowledgeable him that nearly the complete group is living inside a 3 block

radius in downtown Milwaukee. younger techies belonging to the community— Partho Sen and Varun Belthangady—are relatively below hazard. blind to this truth, they bring about on as ordinary. Varun needs to carry a very important software program program for his Fortune-500 purchaser sooner than the weekend ends. in the meantime, Partho needs to confront his internal demons to save lots of crucial relationships in his lifestyles. they need to care for those pressing wishes, whilst they care for their rapacious company business enterprise, an overambitious boss, unpredictable occasions unfolding within the residing rooms and bedrooms in their colleagues—and the results of the main powerful cocktail on the planet. there's one guy who can store them but from the serial killer—Detective Farley of the Milwaukee Police division. yet will the serial killer turn out too smart even for him?

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Il padre infedele (Tascabili)

By Antonio Scurati

“Forse non mi piacciono gli uomini.” Il giorno in cui tua moglie, all’improvviso, scoppia a piangere in cucina, è una piccola apocalisse.

Uno di quei giorni in cui l. a. tua vita va in frantumi ma giunge, anche, in step with un attimo, a dire se stessa. E allora Glauco Revelli, chef di un ristorante blasonato, maschio di quaranta anni, padre di una figlia di tre, va alla ricerca della propria verità di uomo. Dall’ingresso nell’età adulta, l’innamoramento, l. a. costruzione di una famiglia, los angeles nascita e l’accudimento di una figlia, fino al disamore della moglie (che gli si nega dal momento del parto) e al ritorno feroce degli insaziabili demoni del sesso, tutto è passato in rassegna dal suo sguardo implacabile e commosso. Con Il padre infedele Antonio Scurati scrive il suo libro più personale, infiammato dal tono accorato della confessione e, al pace stesso, il romanzo dell’educazione sentimentale di una generazione.

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This Cake Is for the Party: Stories

By Sarah Selecky

Sarah Selecky's first ebook takes lifeless goal at a tender new release of fellows and ladies who usually set out with the easiest of intentions, in basic terms to have plans thwarted or hopes betrayed.

These are tales approximately friendships and relationships burdened through unsettling tensions effervescent underneath the outside. a lady who plans to conceive leads to the hands of her husband's ally; a guy who baby-sits a missed four-year-old finally ends up wondering his personal dysfunctional dating; an opportunity come across at a gala occasion reasons a lady to recollect whilst she volunteered for a nightmarish drug-testing health facility; one other lady discovers that her ally who's approximately to get married has simply had an affair; a tender teen attempts to flee from her controlling father and reveals an unforeseen lover on a bus journey domestic; a spouse attempts to beat her demise mother-in-law's resistance to her marriage via revealing to her personal unusual aural stigmata; a chum attempts to speak one other good friend out of courting her dishonest ex-boyfriend; and a superstitious candle-maker confesses to a tempestuous courting that implodes spectacularly.

Sarah Selecky is a skilled younger author who conjures up a iteration teetering at the shoals of consumerism and ambiguous mores. akin to early Atwood, with echoes of Lisa Moore and Barbara Gowdy, those soaking up tales are approximately love and longing, tales that contact us in a myriad of sophisticated and affecting methods.

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