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Who Am I? By Johnn Schroeder
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Found floating on the Pacific Ocean by fishermen, a man wired onto a small raft and left to die gets another chance at life. Multiple attempts to end the life of the man just make it even more... More > important to solve the mystery, for the killers have information on his location that has to have come from high government sources. Treason endangers the man, and may hurt America when an odd metal dust found on the man is found to be perfect for making high-speed missiles that could change the balance of the world’s militaries overnight. As the man recovers, a new factor arises. The man is a cyborg, powerful and deadly. The trail to recovery is difficult, as corrupt politicians, fundamentalist killers, and an Arab madman try stopping the man from recovering his memory, for he can bring their whole operation to ruin. The thing they didn't take into account was that when he gets his memory back, the cold and deadly Phoenix comes to life. They have reason to fear now.< Less
A Drop of Water By Crystal Yu & Tom Massey
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Tom awakens with heavy eyelids. He recognizes Kevin’s guest room. They must have moved him from the hospital. He finds his laptop resting next to him on the bed. A post-it note stuck to the top... More > says to log in. The image of a woman with long black hair and green eyes floats into his mind. He smiles keenly aware of the important job at hand; he must retrieve his formulas. He mutters, “It worked! I remember everything! I know what to do.”as he fades off. It is dark when Tom wakes again. He pulls himself up unsure how long he has been asleep. As the surroundings come into focus, he cannot make out where he is. The room feels alien to him. He fumbles out of bed and finds his way to the bathroom. He turns on the shower and climbs into the tub. As he reaches for a razor and begins to shave, he is surprised to find a full mustache on his lip. “Hmm, that’s weird…” he stumbles out of the tub to wipe the mirror and is stunned to find the image staring back at him completely unrecognizable...< Less
Sky Flyers By Richard Mousseau
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Soaring freely on wings of silky canvas fabric, a colourful kite is barely seen against a clear blue sky. Higher than any of the other kites, twenty assorted kites jostled for manoeuverability.... More > Higher above them floated a sky flyer, its fabric skin taunt against a warm updraft and wind. Stressed to the breaking point, the tethered line held fast to the kite’s structural frame. Lazy dog day afternoons are meant for relaxing,and will be recalled in declining years of age. The Sky Flyer waved its long tail of spinning fan blades. Competing kids unreeled in line, in hopes of matching the sky flyer’s height. Eyes fixated on the height of the sky flyer. Kids cheered, and town’s folk paused, all awed with delight. Some wished that their childhood could have been as adventurous and playful. This September of Nineteen-Ten Is a momentous day. Quote: Boy, kids had fun back in the olden days. Modern kids are missing out on life. At sixty, I want to go fly a kite!< Less
Sky Flyers By Richard Mousseau
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Soaring freely on wings of silky canvas fabric, a colourful kite is barely seen against a clear blue sky. Higher than any of the other kites, it soars above the open fields, and kids resembling ants... More > below. Twenty assorted kites jostled for manoeuverability. Higher above them floated a sky flyer, its fabric skin taunt against a warm updraft and wind. Stressed to the breaking point, the tethered line held fast to the kite’s structural frame. Lazy dog day afternoons are meant for relaxing, and will be recalled in declining years of age. Higher than any of the other kites, the Sky Flyer waved its long tail. One by one the lines ended in a fastened knot around spool reels. Eyes fixated on the height of the sky flyer. Kids cheered, and town’s folk paused, awed with delight of playful kites. This September of Nineteen-Ten Is a momentous day. Quote: Boy, kids had fun back in the olden days. Modern kids are missing out on life. At sixty, I want to go fly a kite!< Less
A Drop of Water By Crystal Yu & Tom Massey
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Tom awakens with heavy eyelids. He recognizes Kevin’s guest room. They must have moved him from the hospital. He finds his laptop resting next to him on the bed. A post-it note stuck to the top... More > says to log in. The image of a woman with long black hair and green eyes floats into his mind. He smiles keenly aware of the important job at hand; he must retrieve his formulas. He mutters, “It worked! I remember everything! I know what to do.”as he fades off. It is dark when Tom wakes again. He pulls himself up unsure how long he has been asleep. As the surroundings come into focus, he cannot make out where he is. The room feels alien to him. He fumbles out of bed and finds his way to the bathroom. He turns on the shower and climbs into the tub. As he reaches for a razor and begins to shave, he is surprised to find a full mustache on his lip. “Hmm, that’s weird…” he stumbles out of the tub to wipe the mirror and is stunned to find the image staring back at him completely unrecognizable...< Less
Even More Stop the Headlines By Melvyn Dover
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This is the fourth book in the 'Headlines' series. It's as full of quirky news headlines as ever. All are taken from regional newspapers and news websites, with a national daily providing the... More > occasional offering. You'll find evidence of the peculiar behaviour found in the animal kingdom, including human beings; you'll laugh at the bizarre nature of criminals who should know better; you'll marvel at the nearly-made-it emergency items, and cringe at those who make incredible mistakes. As for some of the scientific research which goes on . . . Can you resist such gems as : Drunk fancy dress party-goer arrested for impersonating police officer ; Man floats down River Kelvin on inflatable swimming pool in Glasgow ; US police shoot at actor posing as a robber ; or the earth-shattering - I shall call it Fluffy! Cloud dog spotted over south Norfolk? Each of the twelve sections of Even More Stop the Headlines contains snippets to amuse and entertain.< Less
The Capture of the Sabine Women By Nathan Kilgore
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After spending a year in the African village of Kiboyo, Adam Moxley ventures to another small village in the Ugandan bush. There, he assists a local pastor at a small orphanage,coming face to face... More > with children dying of AIDS. Before heading back to the United States, Adam stops in Venice, where he meets up with his good friend Tom. While Tom and Adam enjoy the richness of Venice, Adam soon forgets about the tragedy in Uganda when he meets and falls in love with Jade, an American studying abroad. Adam’s attention is quickly pulled back to the Ugandan orphans, however, when he learns that the children are being sold into slavery and child prostitution. Adam is shattered when he discovers the one behind the exploitation, and he becomes determined to bring an end to the tragedy. Referencing the history behind Giambologna’s 1574 sculpture The Capture of the Sabine Women, Kilgore’s novel floats the reader down the waterways of Venice, leaving passion and justice in its wake. Edited by Corene Israel< Less
The Holiday Sphere By Kathy Armstrong
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There is a ball of light that floats off in a world separately from the North Pole. It is called the Holiday Sphere. It is a quiet, peaceful community. The Holiday Sphere presides in the Holiday... More > Realm and is run by the holiday representatives. There is a key inside called the key to the holidays. It is what makes the world revolve around the holidays year round. A young girl is frustrated with her father because she cannot celebrate the holiday of her choice. Her name is Miranda and by one single wish, she transports herself to the North Pole where she meets Santa and his reindeer! A movie is being made of Rudolph and Rudolph now has a younger sister named Ruby! Ruby wants to be just like her new brother. The man who wants to make a movie of Santa and his reindeer has alternate plans of his own. He wants to destroy holidays for everyone so that there would be no more celebration and cheer in the world for everyone! Can Miranda and her new friends stop him before it's too late?< Less
The Amazing Origin of Driftwood Ellesmere By James Davidge
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The amazing origin of our heroine is learnt as Driftwood and her friends grapple with a monster that creates evilly hypnotic video games. It was during a normally quiet day on Ellesmere Island that... More > Old Bart was interrupted by a pregnant woman floating towards him in an old rowboat. The woman came onto shore, quickly gave birth to a wee girl and died shortly after. Not until she is sixteen does Driftwood leave the island for the first time to begin working as a counselor at Camp Magee in British Columbia. Her fun with her new camp friends is interrupted when the last session of kids arrive all entirely addicted to small video game boxes. None will do a single outdoor activity. They growl and try to bite if anyone interrupts their playing of their repetitive consoles. Why is a shy young northern girl the best hope in finding a way to free the children from their electronic chains? Featuring illustrations by Governor General's Literary Award nominee Judd Palmer< Less
Root Bound By Tanya Karen Gough
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Emma and her father are always on the move, travelling from place to place as her father’s work demands. Their new home, however, is different. There’s a frightening woman who lives down... More > the hall: she bears an uncanny resemblance to a witch. A mysterious light comes from her apartment, and a small boy seems to be trapped inside. School in this town is no happy place either, with an odd principal and a gang of girls who make tormenting Emma their special project. And strangest of all is the fact that there seem to be brownies - basement brownies, in the air vent in her bedroom. Haunted by visions of her mother, Emma travels through the brownie burrow to the valley of Hades to visit with the goddess Ceres, following a series of clues that lead her across the sea of memory to the centre of the world. There, on an inhospitable rock floating in a sea of steaming lava, Emma must find a way to release her mother from the sea of memory and restore magic to both the brownie burrow and the human world above.< Less

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