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Monkey: A Crimson Glory Adventure By Frank Mosco
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(1st PLACE WINNER at the 2008 DIY Book Festival!) SCENARIO - In 1933, following the release of the movie KING KONG, a disgruntled old sailor and soul survivor of an encounter with the real great ape... More > imparted his secret to two young men. Armed with the old sailor's map, an arsenal of weapons, a desire to prove themselves, and a fully crewed three-masted barkentine, fifteen members of the Princeton University Rugby Club eagerly embark on a search for adventure and riches, collecting along the way a Chinese Rhodes Scholar, an Australian girl Rambo, a jungle boy prone to profanity, and a tribe of alcoholic natives. Not to mention a 30 foot gorilla with an identity problem. Their journey results in discoveries far exceeding anything they would have expected with an outcome no one could possibly have imagined. Full of old fashion appeal with a number of contemporary twist and endearing characters, this book is a must read for classic adventure and KONG fans everywhere.< Less
The Adventures of Covenant Cove By Stacey Chillemi & Delores Chillemi
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Valarie and Monica, two best friends, decide to meet their friends at a popular hangout that they have never been to before, driving there on a Friday night, they get lost and witness a murder and... More > they are framed by the murderer for a crime they did not commit in an abandoned gasoline station deep in the Colorado wilderness. In the victims last moments, before she dies from a stab wound she hands the girls a golden box that has magical powers that goes beyond belief. In her dying moments, she asks the girls for one last request to return the golden box to Covenant Cove so the curse that haunts her native tribe is broken. In the midst of this great sadness, Valarie and Monica must find a way to catch the murderer, prove their innocence and return this magical box to Covenant Cove.< Less
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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To Sherlock Holmes she is always the woman. I have seldom heard him mention her under any other name. In his eyes she eclipses and predominates the whole of her sex. It was not that he felt any... More > emotion akin to love for Irene Adler. All emotions, and that one particularly, were abhorrent to his cold, precise but admirably balanced mind. He was, I take it, the most perfect reasoning and observing machine that the world has seen, but as a lover he would have placed himself in a false position. He never spoke of the softer passions, save with a gibe and a sneer. They were admirable things for the observer—excellent for drawing the veil from men’s motives and actions. But for the trained reasoner to admit such intrusions into his own delicate and finely adjusted temperament was to introduce a distracting factor which might throw a doubt upon all his mental results.< Less
Rocket Bob, The Adventures of By Harris Tobias
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Three rousing adventure stories starring Rocket Bob, whose mission is to save the Earth from danger. Operating from his base inside the moon, Rocket Bob combines his own pluck and skill with the... More > inventive genius of Professor Zumbat to save the Earth from mutant bees, fire ants and other assorted perils. Good, safe comic book fun for all ages.< Less
The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood By Howard Pyle
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Howard Pyle relates the story of the English outlaw Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men, compiling the traditional material into a coherent narrative in a colorful, invented "old English"... More > idiom that preserves the flavor of the ballads, and adapts it for children.< Less
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby By Charles Dickens
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Nicholas Nickleby; or, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby is a novel by Charles Dickens. Originally published as a serial from 1838 to 1839, it was Dickens' third novel. The novel centers... More > on the life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, a young man who must support his mother and sister after his father dies. His Uncle Ralph, who thinks Nicholas will never amount to anything, plays the role of principal antagonist. Nicholas Nickleby is Charles Dickens' third published novel. He returned to his favourite publishers and to the format that was considered so successful with The Pickwick Papers. The story first appeared in monthly parts, after which it was issued in one volume. The style is considered to be episodic and humorous. Dickens began writing 'Nickleby' while still working on Oliver Twist and while the mood is considerably lighter, his depiction of the Yorkshire school run by Wackford Squeers is as moving and influential as those of the workhouse and criminal underclass in Twist.< Less
The Amazing Adventure of Zoe Lake By Sharon Joy
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Dr. Norris asked Zoe to take on an especially challenging assignment; help 600 refugees who are fleeing from their enemies. This would have been a routine assignment for the super hero, but she... More > would have to leave Earth, travel in their space ship and be away from everything familiar to her and everyone she loves for six months. It's an adventure for all ages.< Less
The Amazing Adventure of Zoe Lake By Sharon Joy
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Dr. Norris asked Zoe to take on an especially challenging assignment; help 600 refugees who are fleeing from their enemies. This would have been a routine assignment for the superhero, but she would... More > have to leave Earth, travel in their spaceship and be away from everything familiar to her and everyone she loves for six months. It's an adventure for all ages.< Less
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
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The drifting journey of Huck and his friend Jim, a runaway slave, down the Mississippi River on their raft may be one of the most enduring images of escape and freedom in all of American literature.... More > Although the society it satirized was already history at the time of publication, the book was quite controversial, and has remained so to this day.< Less
The Adventures of Daniel Boone By Uncle Philip
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If you're a Baby Boomer you might remember the the Daniel Boone television series, which aired from 1964 to 1970. In the show Daniel Boone was a "big man" in a "coonskin cap", and... More > the "rippin'est, roarin'est, fightin'est man the frontier ever knew!" This was not the real Daniel Boone, who was neither big nor did not wear a coonskin cap. The real Daniel Boone (1734 - 1820) was an American explorer and pioneer whose life made him a man of legend in the early United States. Boone is most well know for his original exploration of what is now Kentucky, which lay outside of the Thirteen Colonies. Despite resistance from the native Americans, Boone forged the Wilderness Road through the Cumberland Gap in the Appalachian Mountains. He founded the village of Boonesborough, Kentucky, one of the first settlements west of the Appalachians to speak English. By the end of the 1700s, over 200,000 white folk migrated to the Kentucky using the route blazed by Daniel Boone.< Less

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