Once we embrace our fears, faults, and uncertainties, once we stop running and avoiding and start confronting painful truths, we can begin to find the courage, perseverance, honesty, responsibility, curiosity, and forgiveness we seek. While money is nice, caring about what you do with your life is better, because true wealth is about experience. How far would you go for revenge if someone killed your father? If someone destroyed your city?
If everything you ever loved was taken from you? David Charleston will go to any lengths to stop Steelheart. And it turns out that the Reckoners might just need David too. Look for book two in the Reckoners series, Firefight, available now. But she wants to remember. However, if she does, will the truth shatter her? Five hundred years ago, the Maison Realm was shattered, divided into warring kingdoms of elemental Wielders with fate and truth shadowed and uncertain.
Now, factions of both the light and dark venture into the human realm in search of the prophesied Spirit Priestess who is said to Wield the Elements of Five to bring the two fractured kingdoms together. When fate and circumstances are pulled from her hands after an accident, she finds out that nothing is as it seems. And the only way to ensure that is if Lyric herself is no more…no matter the cost to prophecy.
Account Options Sign in. Top charts. New arrivals. See more. Vol 3. Guts, the feared Black Swordsman, finishes his desperate battle with the monstrous Count, cutting and blasting him to gory scraps when the presence of the Count's daughter makes the monster hesitate. But Guts won't even have the time to clean his gigantic sword when the Count's dying pleas activate the Behelit, summoning the five God Hands, demon lords of immeasurable power.
Guts' journey so far has been a long road of pain and death, but that's a walk in the park compared to fighting his way out of Hell itself! Vol 2. The evil Count uses his dark powers to transform a defeated guard captain into an inhuman horror to combat Guts, the Black Swordsman. Book 1. He prefers the term finder. His latest job should be simple. Fergus locates both Gilger and the ship in the farthest corner of human-inhabited space, a backwater deep space colony called Cernee. What was supposed to be a routine job evolves into negotiating a power struggle between factions.
Even worse, Fergus has become increasingly—and inconveniently—invested in the lives of the locals. A masterful tale of ambition, jealousy, desire, and superpowers. My Hero Academia: School Festival. Vol In the wake of tragedy, Class 1-A prepares for the upcoming culture festival. While the students are busy planning for success, other forces are at work with their own agendas, and Midoriya, amid the preparations, continues to train with All Might. But when he runs into the failed hero Gentle Criminal, what lesson will he learn? Diane Mott Davidson. Caterer and sleuth extraordinaire Goldy Schulz jumps from the frying pan into the fire as she tries to solve a puzzling murder that is much too close to home, in this latest entry in the New York Times bestselling series from "today's foremost practitioner of the culinary whodunit" Entertainment Weekly The Whole Enchilada Goldy Schulz knows her food is to die for, but she never expects one of her best friends to actually keel over when she's leaving a birthday party Goldy has catered.
Book 2. As part of a top-secret initiative called Third Echelon, National Security Agency special operative Sam Fisher has been given license to spy, steal, destroy, and assassinate to protect America. And he does The Big Sleep: A Novel. Raymond Chandler. The iconic first novel from crime fiction master Raymond Chandler, featuring Philip Marlowe, the "quintessential urban private eye" Los Angeles Times. A dying millionaire hires private eye Philip Marlowe to handle the blackmailer of one of his two troublesome daughters, and Marlowe finds himself involved with more than extortion.
Kidnapping, pornography, seduction, and murder are just a few of the complications he gets caught up in. Azeroth is dying. The Horde and the Alliance defeated the demonic Burning Legion, but a dire catastrophe is unfolding deep below the surface of the world. There is a mortal wound in the heart of Azeroth, struck by the sword of the fallen titan Sargeras in a final act of cruelty. For Anduin Wrynn, king of Stormwind, and Sylvanas Windrunner, warchief of the Horde and queen of the Forsaken, there is little time to rebuild what remains and even less to mourn what was lost.
In the right hands, this strange golden substance is capable of incredible feats of creation; in the wrong ones, it could bring forth unthinkable destruction. As Alliance and Horde forces race to uncover the secrets of Azerite and heal the wounded world, Anduin enacts a desperate plan aimed at forging a lasting peace between the factions.
Azerite jeopardizes the balance of power, and so Anduin must gain the trust of Sylvanas. But, as ever, the Dark Lady has her own machinations. For peace to be possible, generations of bloodshed and hatred must be brought to an end. But there are truths that neither side is willing to accept and ambitions they are loath to relinquish. Because of Winn-Dixie. Kate DiCamillo. But Winn-Dixie is no ordinary dog. In fact, as Opal admits, just about everything that happens that summer is because of Winn-Dixie. Featuring a new cover illustration by E.
From page to screen. Needful Things. Stephen King. Set in the fictional town of Castle Rock, Maine Master storyteller Stephen King presents the classic 1 New York Times bestseller about a mysterious store than can sell you whatever you desire—but not without exacting a terrible price in return. Its mysterious proprietor, Leland Gaunt, seems to have something for everyone out on display at Needful Things…interesting items that run the gamut from worthless to priceless. Nothing has a price tag in this place, but everything is certainly for sale.
Everyone in town seems willing to make a deal at Needful Things, but the devil is in the details. And no one takes heed of the little sign hanging on the wall: Caveat emptor. In other words, let the buyer beware…. The Wise Man's Fear. You may have heard of me. So begins a tale told from his own point of view—a story unequaled in fantasy literature. There is a beauty to Pat's writing that defies description. Fredrik Backman.
Read the New York Times bestseller that has taken the world by storm! Meet Ove. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. Behind the cranky exterior there is a story and a sadness. Ready Player One. Ernest Cline. In the year , reality is an ugly place. Wade's devoted his life to studying the puzzles hidden within this world's digital confines—puzzles that are based on their creator's obsession with the pop culture of decades past and that promise massive power and fortune to whoever can unlock them.
Thirteen Reasons Why. Jay Asher. The only way to learn the secret. Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a strange package with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers several cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker—his classmate and crush—who committed suicide two weeks earlier. Hannah's voice tells him that there are thirteen reasons why she decided to end her life. Clay is one of them. If he listens, he'll find out why. Clay spends the night crisscrossing his town with Hannah as his guide. Need to talk? Find more resources at 13reasonswhy.
Find out how you can help someone in crisis at bethe1to. It: Chapter Two—now a major motion picture! Welcome to Derry, Maine. Only in Derry the haunting is real. They were seven teenagers when they first stumbled upon the horror. Now they are grown-up men and women who have gone out into the big world to gain success and happiness.
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Readers of Stephen King know that Derry, Maine, is a place with a deep, dark hold on the author. But it all starts with It. But, making good on his threat, Grindelwald escapes custody and sets about gathering followers, most unsuspecting of his true agenda: to raise pure-blood wizards up to rule over all non-magical beings. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The edition of this essential companion to the Harry Potter stories included a new foreword from J.
Rowling writing as Newt Scamander and 6 new beasts! A set textbook at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry since publication, Newt Scamander's masterpiece has entertained wizarding families through the generations. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is an indispensable introduction to the magical beasts of the wizarding world.
Scamander's years of travel and research have created a tome of unparalleled importance. Some of the beasts will be familiar to readers of the Harry Potter books - the Hippogriff, the Basilisk, the Hungarian Horntail Others will surprise even the most ardent amateur Magizoologist. Dip in to discover the curious habits of magical beasts across five continents Room: A Novel. Emma Donoghue. Held captive for years in a small shed, a woman and her precocious young son finally gain their freedom, and the boy experiences the outside world for the first time.
It's where he was born, it's where he and his Ma eat and sleep and play and learn. At night, his Ma shuts him safely in the wardrobe, where he is meant to be asleep when Old Nick visits. Room is home to Jack, but to Ma it's the prison where she has been held for seven years. Through her fierce love for her son, she has created a life for him in this eleven-by-eleven-foot space. But with Jack's curiosity building alongside her own desperation, she knows that Room cannot contain either much longer.
Room is a tale at once shocking, riveting, exhilarating--a story of unconquerable love in harrowing circumstances, and of the diamond-hard bond between a mother and her child. He is a haunting figure, a loner on a spellbinding journey into good and evil. In his desolate world, which mirrors our own in frightening ways, Roland tracks The Man in Black, encounters an enticing woman named Alice, and begins a friendship with the boy from New York named Jake.
The Institute: A Novel. From 1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King, the most riveting and unforgettable story of kids confronting evil since It—publishing just as the second part of It, the movie, lands in theaters. The operation takes less than two minutes. And outside his door are other doors, behind which are other kids with special talents—telekinesis and telepathy—who got to this place the same way Luke did: Kalisha, Nick, George, Iris, and ten-year-old Avery Dixon. They are all in Front Half.
Sigsby, and her staff are ruthlessly dedicated to extracting from these children the force of their extranormal gifts. There are no scruples here. If you go along, you get tokens for the vending machines. As each new victim disappears to Back Half, Luke becomes more and more desperate to get out and get help.
But no one has ever escaped from the Institute. End of Watch: A Novel. Book 3. Mercedes and Finders Keepers! But behind the vacant stare, Brady is very much awake and aware, having been pumped full of experimental drugs Brady Hartsfield is about to embark on a new reign of terror against thousands of innocents, hell-bent on taking revenge against anyone who crossed his path—with retired police detective Bill Hodges at the very top of that long list Pet Sematary.
When Dr. Louis Creed takes a new job and moves his family to the idyllic rural town of Ludlow, Maine, this new beginning seems too good to be true. Then there are the warnings to Louis both real and from the depths of his nightmares that he should not venture beyond the borders of this little graveyard where another burial ground lures with seductive promises and ungodly temptations. A blood-chilling truth is hidden there—one more terrifying than death itself, and hideously more powerful.
As Louis is about to discover for himself sometimes, dead is better…. Under the Dome: A Novel. On an entirely normal, beautiful fall day in Chester's Mill, Maine, the town is inexplicably and suddenly sealed off from the rest of the world by an invisible force field. Planes crash into it and fall from the sky in flaming wreckage, a gardener's hand is severed as "the dome" comes down on it, people running errands in the neighboring town are divided from their families, and cars explode on impact.
No one can fathom what this barrier is, where it came from, and when -- or if -- it will go away. Dale Barbara, Iraq vet and now a short-order cook, finds himself teamed with a few intrepid citizens -- town newspaper owner Julia Shumway, a physician's assistant at the hospital, a select-woman, and three brave kids. Against them stands Big Jim Rennie, a politician who will stop at nothing -- even murder -- to hold the reins of power, and his son, who is keeping a horrible secret in a dark pantry. But their main adversary is the Dome itself. Because time isn't just short.
It's running out. Book 6. Set in a world of extraordinary circumstances, filled with stunning visual imagery and unforgettable characters, the Dark Tower series is unlike anything you have ever read. Here is the penultimate installment. There are a couple of other odd things, too. He weighs the same in his clothes and out of them, no matter how heavy they are. He mostly just wants someone else to know, and he trusts Doctor Bob Ellis. One of the women is friendly; the other, cold as ice. Both are trying to launch a new restaurant, but the people of Castle Rock want no part of a gay married couple, and the place is in trouble.
When Scott finally understands the prejudices they face—including his own—he tries to help. Set in a small-town North Carolina amusement park in , Joyland tells the story of the summer in which college student Devin Jones comes to work as a carny and confronts the legacy of a vicious murder, the fate of a dying child, and the ways both will change his life forever. That combo made Hard Case Crime the perfect venue for this book, which is one of my favorites.
Joyland will be coming out in paperback, and folks who want to read it will have to buy the actual book. Find your new favorite book. Book 9.
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Unchained from fate, the Norse gods Loki and Hel are ready to unleash Ragnarok, a. Granuaile MacTiernan must join immortals Sun Wukong and Erlang Shen in a fight against the Yama Kings in Taiwan, but she discovers that the stakes are much higher than she thought. Meanwhile, Archdruid Owen Kennedy must put out both literal and metaphorical fires from Bavaria to Peru to keep the world safe for his apprentices and the future of Druidry. There is a hound named Oberon who deserves a snack, after all. But amidst the battles and bargaining that goes into saving the world, there is also an enormous amount of heart.
Rick Riordan. The formerly glorious god Apollo, cast down to earth in punishment by Zeus, is now an awkward mortal teenager named Lester Papadopoulos. In order to regain his place on Mount Olympus, Lester must restore five Oracles that have gone dark. But he has to achieve this impossible task without having any godly powers and while being duty-bound to a confounding young daughter of Demeter named Meg. Thanks a lot, Dad. With the help of some demigod friends, Lester managed to survive his first two trials, one at Camp Half-Blood, and one in Indianapolis, where Meg received the Dark Prophecy.
The words she uttered while seated on the Throne of Memory revealed that an evil triumvirate of Roman emperors plans to attack Camp Jupiter. While Leo flies ahead on Festus to warn the Roman camp, Lester and Meg must go through the Labyrinth to find the third emperor--and an Oracle who speaks in word puzzles--somewhere in the American Southwest. There is one glimmer of hope in the gloom-filled prophecy: The cloven guide alone the way does know.
They will have a satyr companion, and Meg knows just who to call upon. Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe. Cullen Bunn. Collects Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe What if everything you thought was funny about Deadpool was actually just disturbing? What if he decided to kill everyone and everything that makes up the Marvel Universe?
What if he actually pulled it off? Would that be FUN for you? The Merc with a Mouth takes a turn for the twisted in a horror comic like no other! The 17th Suspect. Book When a series of shootings exposes San Francisco to a mysterious killer, a reluctant woman decides to put her trust in Sergeant Lindsay Boxer. The confidential informant's tip leads Lindsay to a disturbing conclusion: something has gone horribly wrong inside the police department. The hunt for the killer lures Lindsay out of her jurisdiction and impacts her in dangerous ways.
She suffers unsettling medical symptoms, and her friends in the Women's Murder Club warn her against taking the crimes to heart. But with lives at stake, the detective can't help but follow the case into terrifying terrain. A decorated officer, loving wife, devoted mother, and loyal friend, Lindsay has always acted with unwavering integrity.
But now she is confronting a killer who is determined to undermine it all. Stephen R. What are the habits of successful people? Covey's 7 Habits book. And, it can transform you. This updated interactive edition of Dr. Iron Gold. Book 4. But he feels a boy as he falls toward the war-torn planet, his armor red, his army vast, his heart heavy. It is the tenth year of war and the thirty-third of his life. A decade ago Darrow was the hero of the revolution he believed would break the chains of the Society.
But the Rising has shattered everything: Instead of peace and freedom, it has brought endless war. Now he must risk all he has fought for on one last desperate mission. Darrow still believes he can save everyone, but can he save himself? An ex-soldier broken by grief is forced to steal the most valuable thing in the galaxy—or pay with his life.
And Lysander au Lune, the heir in exile to the Sovereign, wanders the stars with his mentor, Cassius, haunted by the loss of the world that Darrow transformed, and dreaming of what will rise from its ashes. Red Rising was the story of the end of one universe. Iron Gold is the story of the creation of a new one.
Witness the beginning of a stunning new saga of tragedy and triumph from masterly New York Times bestselling author Pierce Brown. Jen Sincero. In this refreshingly entertaining how-to guide, bestselling author and world-traveling success coach, Jen Sincero, serves up 27 bitesized chapters full of hilariously inspiring stories, sage advice, easy exercises, and the occasional swear word, helping you to: Identify and change the self-sabotaging beliefs and behaviors that stop you from getting what you want, Create a life you totally love. And create it NOW, Make some damn money already.
The kind you've never made before. Thrawn: Alliances Star Wars. On Batuu, at the edges of the Unknown Regions, a threat to the Empire is taking root—its existence little more than a glimmer, its consequences as yet unknowable. But it is troubling enough to the Imperial leader to warrant investigation by his most powerful agents: ruthless enforcer Lord Darth Vader and brilliant strategist Grand Admiral Thrawn.
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One on a desperate personal quest, the other with motives unknown. But facing a gauntlet of dangers on a far-flung world, they forged an uneasy alliance—neither remotely aware of what their futures held in store. Now, thrust together once more, they find themselves bound again for the planet where they once fought side by side. There they will be doubly challenged—by a test of their allegiance to the Empire. Top romance reads.
Shadow Warrior. Vittorio Ferraro is a man whose family loyalty knows no bounds. He would die for his siblings and the people they love, but what he really wants is to start a family of his own. Deep down, Vittorio has always known finding a woman who could ride shadows would be nearly impossible—let alone one who could accept his particular needs—and he never expected to find her in the middle of a kidnapping. But Grace knows her presence is putting the entire Ferraro family in danger.
Her monster of a brother will never let her go, but Vittorio has no intention of losing the woman whose shadow matches his own.
If you love hot men, sexy women, the good guys winning against the bad guys, love both sweet and ultra steamy , and family that stands together, then this book is all that and even more. The Mister. E L James. London, Life has been easy for Maxim Trevelyan. Just who is Alessia Demachi? Can Maxim protect her from the malevolence that threatens her? From the heart of London through wild, rural Cornwall to the bleak, forbidding beauty of the Balkans, The Mister is a roller-coaster ride of danger and desire that leaves the reader breathless to the very last page.
Obsession: Steel Brothers Saga 2. Editorial Reviews "Helen has weaved a delicately balanced story of intrigue, secrets and passion, which practically melts the pages. But as Talon begins his journey of healing, Jade uncovers some startling secrets…. Possession: Steel Brothers Saga 3. Satisfaction Guaranteed. Resist, of course. I say, how about seven nights of O lessons?
And at the end, we'll walk away. It seemed like a good idea at the time. Until the rules changed Melt: Steel Brothers Saga 4. Editorial Reviews "The chemistry in Melt is explosive! He failed in the worst way. Roth and I are on an open-ended tour of the world.
Roth being Roth, this means missionary in Morocco, reverse cowgirl in Calcutta, bent over the bow of a houseboat in Hanoi, slow and sleepy on St. Anywhere and everywhere, in every conceivable position, and some I didn't know were possible. Life was pretty incredible. Until I woke up in his chateau in France, alone. On the bed next to me was a note.
There were only four words: He belongs to me. E L James revisits the world of Fifty Shades with a deeper and darker take on the love story that has enthralled millions of readers around the globe. Christian Grey exercises control in all things; his world is neat, disciplined, and utterly empty—until the day that Anastasia Steele falls into his office, in a tangle of shapely limbs and tumbling brown hair. He tries to forget her, but instead is swept up in a storm of emotion he cannot comprehend and cannot resist. Will being with Ana dispel the horrors of his childhood that haunt Christian every night?
Or will his dark sexual desires, his compulsion to control, and the self-loathing that fills his soul drive this girl away and destroy the fragile hope she offers him? This book is intended for mature audiences. Wolf Rain. The end of Silence was supposed to create a better world for future generations. But trust is broken, and the alliance between Psy, Changeling, and human is thin. The problems that led to Silence are back in full force. Because Silence fixed nothing, just hid the problems. This time, the Psy have to find a real answer to their problems--if one exists.
Or their race will soon go extinct in a cascade of violence. The answer begins with an empath who is attuned to monsters--and who is going to charm a wolf into loving her despite his own demons. How exactly has one good deed landed me in the penalty box? New to rent. From Here to Eternity. At the Pearl Harbor army base in , Robert E. His indignation results in a transfer to an infantry unit whose commander is less interested in preparing for war than he is in boxing. An American classic now available with scenes and dialogue considered unfit for publication in the s, From Here to Eternity is a stirring picture of army life in the months leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Joe Sharkey. When rookie FBI agent Mark Putnam received his first assignment in , it was the culmination of a lifelong dream, if not the most desirable location. Pikeville, Kentucky, is high in Appalachian coal country, an outpost rife with lawlessness dating back to the Hatfields and McCoys. But when one informant fell in love with him, passion and duty would collide with tragic results.
She was also a drug user sometimes described as a con artist, thief, and professional liar. But when he ended the affair, she waged a campaign of vengeance that threatened to destroy him. When at last she confronted him with a shocking announcement, a violent scuffle ensued, and Putnam, in a burst of uncontrolled rage, fatally strangled her. Revised and updated, this ebook also includes photos and a new epilogue by the author. One Corpse Too Many. In the summer of , war between King Stephen and the Empress Maud takes Brother Cadfael from the quiet world of his garden into a battlefield of passions, deceptions, and death.
Not far from the safety of the abbey walls, Shrewsbury Castle falls, leaving its ninety-four defenders loyal to the empress to hang as traitors. With a heavy heart, Brother Cadfael agrees to bury the dead, only to make a grisly discovery: one extra victim that has been strangled, not hanged.
This ingenious way to dispose of a corpse tells Brother Cadfael that the killer is both clever and ruthless. But one death among so many seems unimportant to all but the good Benedictine. Illumination Night: A Novel. Alice Hoffman. Elizabeth Renny has only made two decisions of consequence in her seventy-plus years. While the first, marrying her husband, had adequate results, the second—deciding she could fly from her bedroom window—is less successful.
The Last Jews in Berlin. Leonard Gross. Ebooks also come in handy during promotions and review requests. Giving away ebook review is a lot easier and more cost-effective. You may be tempted to think that writing a book is the same whether for kids or grown-ups. You may be an excellent writer, an engaging blogger, maybe even an already accomplished author of adult fiction or nonfiction.
But when it comes to writing for children, we have to adopt a new mindset and put ourselves in the shoes of those we want to write for. These are the years they develop cognitively the most, so each stage requires a different structure and setup of our books. Adapting to each stage and its cognitive ability is important if we want our book to be meaningful, educational, and fun. The division is mainly based on the targeted age group, the average number of pages, the number of images, and the overall word count.
These outlined differences make your decision of which age group you are planning to write for very important, as every subsequent decision will depend on the type of book you choose to write. This data was created using KDP Rocket. As you can see, some kids book genres have decent money coming into them, with less competition. So, make sure you do your research before hand and see what possible types of kids books you can create.
In essence, the book will have to appeal to two completely separate and different groups of people:. Why am I telling you all of this? Here are some styles worth considering:. Once you have chosen your style, however, you will need to stick to it throughout the book. Your unique and inspired story idea is only as strong as the way in which you tell it. Good stories are carefully designed and tend to be simple. There are actions, scenes, and emotions. And be sure to be clear about your core message. While the sequence and rhythm of events is very important, please keep in mind that not all stories have the same structure.vatheaclacoso.tk
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There is no one formula because following a formula would rob stories of their true potential. You may already have a title for your book in mind. But something we want just as much if not more is for readers to actually find your book! Editing is a valuable investment. Your book and its message might be amazing, but if too many errors slip through, your readers will notice and voice their opinion in a review like this, which ultimately will lower your overall rating.
If your book is more than words long, you should send it off to a professional editor for proofing. Yes, you can go over it yourself and let your significant other read through it. But letting a third unbiased, independent, and professional party look over it will make your manuscript so much better, given you have an experienced editor. When it comes to picture books, there are a number of different orientations to choose from. This decision needs to be made early on because your illustrations will depend greatly on the orientation you choose for your book.
Below are the most common sizes. If you plan on having your images cover the entire page, make sure to add 0. The larger your image, the better — at least 2, pixels per side, preferably larger. Take printing into account. Just make sure the aspect ratio remains the same if you should decide to resize your images. For picture books, I usually like to work backward.