Download E-books Star Trek: Signs from Heaven (Star Trek: Corp of Engineers, Book 71) PDF

By Phaedra M. Weldon

For a century, the Cloud urban of Stratos that hovers over Ardana has been deserted, left purely as a interest and a museum piece following the brutal civil warfare among town Dwellers and the Troglytes. Now town is commencing to fall, and it's as much as the S.C.E. workforce at the U.S.S. da Vinci to maintain it from crashing to Ardana's surface.

However, there's extra to this than the standard engineer- ing conundrum. Relics from Ardana's earlier supply stumbling blocks -- from a parasite that invades Fabian Stevens's mind to a booby capture that endangers Bart Faulwell's lifestyles, and þnally to the S.C.E. being stuck within the move þre among opposing factions, whose disagreements may cost a little da Vinci group participants their lives!

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Download E-books Imaginary Magnitude PDF

By Stanisław Lem, Marc E. Heine

Those wickedly genuine introductions to twenty-first-century books preface tomes on educating English to micro organism, utilizing lively X-rays to create "pornograms," and examining computer-generated literature during the technology of "bitistics." "Lem, a technology fiction Bach, performs during this ebook a googleplex of diversifications on his easy themes" (New York occasions ebook Review).

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Download E-books The Queen of Cool PDF

By Cecil Castellucci

"Albert Camus meets Mariah Fredericks during this clever, edgy tackle one adolescent’s look for identification and which means in life." — KIRKUS REVIEWS

On the skin, Libby Brin is the preferred lady at school. yet at the inside of, Libby is death — of boredom. In a second of desperation, Libby symptoms up for an internship on the la Zoo, a lot to the dismay of her acquaintances, who’d desire she spend her time with them, buying, partying, and making enjoyable of every body else. Oddly, Libby realizes that she really enjoys her new activity and that she will even just like the "nerds" she works with. Will the Queen of Cool be pressured to renounce her crown?

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Download E-books A Mercy PDF

By Toni Morrison

National Bestseller

One of the hot York Times 10 top Books of the Year

In the 1680s the slave exchange within the Americas remains to be in its infancy. Jacob Vaark is an Anglo-Dutch dealer and adventurer, with a small conserving within the harsh North. regardless of his distaste for dealing in “flesh,” he is taking a small slave lady partly check for a nasty debt from a plantation proprietor in Catholic Maryland. this can be Florens, who can learn and write and may be important on his farm. Rejected by means of her mom, Florens appears to be like for romance, first from Lina, an older servant lady at her new master's condo, and later from the good-looking blacksmith, an African, by no means enslaved, who comes driving into their lives.

A Mercy unearths what lies underneath the skin of slavery. yet at its center, like Beloved, it's the ambivalent, annoying tale of a mom and a daughter—a mom who casts off her daughter as a way to shop her, and a daughter who might by no means exorcise that abandonment.

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Download E-books Maigret au Picratt's (Maigret, Livre 64) PDF

By Georges Simenon

Maigret au « Picratt's » est un roman policier de Georges Simenon publié en avril 1951 aux Presses de l. a. Cité1. Il fait partie de los angeles série des Maigret.
Simenon écrit ce roman à Shadow Rock Farm, Lakeville (Connecticut), États-Unis, entre le 30 novembre et le eight décembre 1950.

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À quatre heures et demie du matin, Arlette, strip-teaseuse au Picratt's à Pigalle, se rend en état d'ivresse au commissariat de police tout proche : elle déclare avoir surpris dans le cabaret une dialog au cours de laquelle un definite Oscar a annoncé son purpose de tuer une comtesse. On l'envoie à los angeles P.J., où, en raison de son état, on n'accorde guère de crédit à ses déclarations, d'ailleurs castle imprécises. Peu après, on découvre le corps d'Arlette et, à quelques heures d'intervalle, celui d'une comtesse ; toutes deux ont été étranglées de l. a. même manière, dans leur appartement.

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Download E-books Vuelo del cisne (Spanish Edition) PDF

El amor y l. a. lealtad son puestos a pueba en esta novela llena de brío y agudeza de l. a. reconocida autora puertorriqueña, Rosario Ferré, autora de La casa de l. a. laguna. Se trata de los angeles historia de una bailarina famosa mundialmente que, en el 1917, visita a Puerto Rico en gira artística y se enamora locamente de un atrevido revolucionario al que le dobla l. a. edad. los angeles imperiosa Madame ha regido su vida por los angeles norma, 'el artista debe anteponer siempre su arte al amor.' Al enamorarse Madame, sin embargo, no solo rueda por el piso su antigua doctrina, sino que pierde el respeto de sus jóvenes bailarinas, quiénes juzgan que Madame las ha traicionado. A esta deslealtad a los ideales artísticos se entreteje los angeles agitación de los disturbios políticos locales, en los cuales Madame y su grupo también se ven involucrados. l. a. revolución rusa los ha dejado sin patria, varados en una isla desgarrada por una guerra de independencia subversiva y solapada, que nadie en los angeles colonia se atreve a mencionar abiertamente.

Las aventuras de Madame son narradas por Masha, su devota seguidora y dama de compañía, quién tiene un ojo perspicaz y describe las tensiones a punto de explotar bajo los angeles superficie aparentemente tranquila del paraíso tropical. Masha sufre a su vez una metamórfosis a causa de l. a. sensualidad del ambiente, y su vida se transforma. Ferré ha tejido aquí, en un rico tapiz de intriga romántica y conspiración política, un retrato convincente de l. a. burguesía caribeña, probando así porqué se le considera hoy una de las novelistas más dotadas de América Latina.

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