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A Shred of Hope By Hillary Taylor
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Hope Gold is an award-winning, professional snowboarder, stoked to get the new competitive season up and running. However, when she’s sidelined by an injury that puts her out for the entire... More > season, she’s devastated. Soon after her accident, Hope is whisked away to San Clemente, California, to live with her best friend for the duration of her recovery. She takes a slight risk and considers skateboarding a necessary distraction from snowboarding dreams. She uses the skateboarding to keep in shape and make sure she’s ready to compete on the snow as soon as she possibly can. Imagine her surprise when she develops a true passion for the concrete sport and realizes that she can’t live without skateboarding in her life. Hope is faced with a tough decision. Will she choose snowboarding—the sport she grew up on—or skateboarding, the sport that has changed her entire life and turned her way of thinking upside down?< Less
Fragements of your Imagination By David Ekunno
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The story follows a curious question in my life that came to me long before I decided to express it through my comic. My question is: Why is hot, hot, why is cold, cold, and how are we able to live... More > seeing natural spectacular things that we cannot provide and I made my answer for it, its Fragments of our Imagination, if we don't want to be cold we can dispose of the message saying we are cold by ignoring it thinking in our minds that we are actually hot, what brought me to this answer is my young childhood now that I'm 12, I used to obtain cuts without knowing and I only cried when I noticed them in the mirror, this is because when you're around 5 you tend to feel what you see or hear but as you grow up it starts to make you think there is a risk coming with these cuts, bruises etc. In the comic there also are characters with powers, so the characters (kept alive only by fragments of real people's imagination) only move forward by accepting the right messages and turning away from the bad ones.< Less
Men are Not the Problem By Luna Charles
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Selene opens the door to her former boyfriend and her heart melts. It was only two months prior that Michael dumped her, leaving her in Miami to return to his hometown of Sarasota, presumably to make... More > something more of himself. It had been painful for her to let go, but at the end it was for the best. He had been a selfish and inconsiderate lover, escorting her around his white world as if she was his black Haitian Barbie. Selene who had taken charge of her life and overcame emotional and physical abuse, as well as many other difficulties since coming to the US, is somehow still in love with this spoiled, bad boy. She packs her bags and leaves with him, telling herself that love is worth the risk. However when an unexpected pregnancy and job loss turns her love sick world upside down, It is then that Michael’s true callous and cold heart is revealed. Struggling with the demons of her past and now the misfortunes of her present Selene realizes Men are not the problem.< Less
-Worlds Apart- Ruination By Amanda Thome
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Ruination is book One of Amanda Thome's young adult dystopian trilogy. 'What if everything came down to a single test? If your life was defined at seventeen, could you handle it? Could you accept... More > your fate leaving the ones you love, or would you risk it all and stay?' One test stands between Vanessa and Central. One chance to make the leap across the walls to a better life. At seventeen, Central considers Vanessa an adult. Her labor role, marriage, and housing divisions will be dictated by her performance on the leap. Dedication and unfaltering friendship has bonded Vanessa to Garrett as they fight for their chance to leap into Central. But what happens when love overtakes reason? When defiance in the name of love creates an unintentional fracture in their nation. Without warning Vanessa is at the mercy of the nation that’s supposed to protect her. Exiled and abandoned she must fight but she find’s she’s not alone. With her heart divided she seeks her revenge, but will her stand be enough?< Less
Invisible Money By Carolyn Bickford
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Computer wiz Brian Feuer and his Russian-born wife Sofia have more than enough money to go anywhere and do anything-as long as they can remain hidden. Their money comes from a bank they... More > robbed-virtually, over the internet. Now the money keeps moving, daily transferring itself (and all its interest)from one hidden bank account to another. Only Brian and Sofia know where it is from day to day, and they've thought out their escape as thoroughly as they did the crime. But the life of a fugitive isn't as easy as they thought it might be. For one thing, to avoid detection, they've agreed to separate for a year, though separation also carries the risk of easy betrayal. The money that was supposed to ease their exile also draws in many a predator. And most of all, they're ever on the run. This exciting techno-thriller takes the reader on an adventure around the world, culminating in a show-down in Hong Kong. As the couple discovers, stealing $60 million was the easiest part of the crime.< Less
Manna From Abaddon By Michael John Smedley
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A simple decision to buy a second family car by Police Sergeant Decker leads to unexpectedly dangerous consequences. 'Why in God's name' Decker asks himself, 'does a man who was so eager for him to... More > buy the car in the first place suddenly change his mind and try to buy it back at an inflated price?' It did not make sense, but then neither does the inexplicable disappearence of an old lady with dementia. Lady Lucinda Cashmore vanished without a trace from a securely locked house. Her son, the former MP Sir Gerald Cashmore needs enquiries to be discreet and Decker is asked to organise a search. Anger flares when the area's main employer, Baldwin's Brickworks is abruptly closed without consultation and local men lose their jobs. Violent industrial action is planned. In addition an unusual series of burgularies takes place. An ambitious young policewoman, Brenda Coggles assists Edward Decker with his enquiries, yet neither he nor she realise just how much their lives will be at risk.< Less
Twice-Told Tales By Nathaniel Hawthorne
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Twice-Told Tales is a short story collection in two volumes by Nathaniel Hawthorne. The first was published in the spring of 1837, and the second in 1842. The stories had all been previously... More > published in magazines and annuals, hence the name.Hawthorne was encouraged by friend Horatio Bridge to collect these previously anonymous stories; Bridge offered $250 to cover the risk of the publication. Many had been published in The Token, edited by Samuel Griswold Goodrich. When the works became popular, Bridge revealed Hawthorne as the author in a review he published in the Boston Post.The title, Twice-Told Tales, was based on a line from William Shakespeare's The Life and Death of King John (Act 3, scene 4): "Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale, / Vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man." Excerpt from: Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Gambler By Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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The Gambler (English: A bet, wager, or gambling venture) is a 1995 Bollywood suspense Action film directed by Dayal Nihalani which is a remake of Malayalam movie "Aanaval Mothiram" which is... More > an uncredited remake of the 1990 American film Short TimePolice Inspector Dayashanker Pandey is a slacker, a man who does not want to put his life under any risk, and is quite comfortable sharing tall tales, and a desk job. Fate has other plans for him, for whenever he goes on duty outside, he somehow apprehends some criminals or some smuggled goods or drugs. He thus becomes the pride of his division, much to his discomfort. For Dayashanker knows that if he is publicly felicitated, this will put in the black books of many underworld gangsters, which will rip his comfortable and easy-going life apart. Excerpt from: Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Life Is a Road, Get on it and Ride! By Daniel Meyer
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Softcover. '...I know the risks, and moderate them when I can, but still I press on, even into adversity. There are very few things I fear, and even this situation wasn't one of them. But... More > still...every now and then...just once and a while… I wonder...I question...I seek to understand why... Beaten to the edge of rationality, stunned beyond the capability of comprehension, between racking sobs and painful gasps for breath I screamed into the chaos, "What in the bloody hell am I doing out here?" I wasn't really expecting an answer...' Through a series of adventures told with humor and passion, Life is a Road, Get on it and Ride captures the essence of the motorcycling experience and carries the reader where few have ventured before. Take a wild ride into the magical worlds along the highways of America and a passionate tour through the mysterious soul of an avid motorcycle rider. One reader calls it, "A little bit of Jung, a little bit of Freud, and a little bit of rock and roll." (Doc D)< Less
THE LORD GIVETH....... By Robert Soper
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In just one small part of the world are riches in abundance. But extracting those riches has put the very existence of life on the planet at risk. The small actions of one man, that leads to his... More > dramatic demise, sets into motion an unstoppable chain reaction. Only one man, retired civil engineer Harry Plaice, has the intuition to anticipate where disaster will strike next. The action is stepped up when an Isreali bomber is shot down thus triggering off the final catastrophe that will lead to the third, and possibly last, mass extinction on the planet. The combined efforts of Harry and the UN can try to persuade Iran to co-operate in finding a possible solution even though it means the destruction of one of its holiest cities. Well out of his comfort zone, Harry co-ordinates the action that may or may not bring relief. This is a disaster book where the scenario could just happen. Today, tomorrow or sometime in the future, but there can be no doubt that one day it will.< Less

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