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Drowned Worlds
Drowned Worlds Sented by Michael

The brand new anthology from multi-award winning editor Jonathan Strahan, featuring stories set in futures wracked by the deluge, from some the best writers in SF, including Kim Stanley Robinson, Ken Liu, Paul McAuley, Kathleen Ann Goonan, Charlie Jane Anders, Lavie Tidhar, Jeffrey Ford, and James Morrow.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Mark Twain’s brilliant 19th-century novel has long been recognized as one of the finest examples of American literature. It brings back the irrepressible and free-spirited Huck, first introduced in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and puts him center stage. Rich in authentic dialect, folksy humor, and sharp social commentary, Twain’s classic tale follows Huck and the runaway slave Jim on an exciting journey down the Mississippi.

Anne of Windy Poplars
Anne of Windy Poplars Sented by Paul

Anne Shirley has left Redmond College behind to begin a new job and a new chapter of her life away from Green Gables. Now she faces a new challenge: the Pringles. They're known as the royal family of Summerside - and they quickly let Anne know she is not the person they had wanted as principal of Summerside High School. But as she settles into the cozy tower room at Windy Poplars, Anne finds she has great allies in the widows Aunt Kate and Aunt Chatty - and in their irrepressible housekeeper, Rebecca Dew. As Anne learns Summerside's strangest secrets, winning the support of the prickly Pringles becomes only the first of her triumphs

Pedalling Backwards
Pedalling Backwards Sented by Michael

On a bleak, muddy island in the Blackwater Estuary, Lizzie struggles to come to terms with the loss of her unborn child and the death of her sister. Trapped in a damp cottage with her ineffectual but well-meaning husband, and her aloof parents, the things that are said and left unsaid on this strained family holiday threaten the complex ties between mothers and fathers and their daughters

Robinson Crusoe
Robinson Crusoe Sented by Michael

Crusoe (the family name corrupted from the German name "Kreutznaer") sets sail from the Queen's Dock in Hull on a sea voyage in August 1651, against the wishes of his parents, who want him to pursue a career, possibly in law. After a tumultuous journey where his ship is wrecked in a storm, his lust for the sea remains so strong that he sets out to sea again. This journey, too, ends in disaster, as the ship is taken over by Sale pirates (the Sale Rovers) and Crusoe is enslaved by a Moor. Two years later, he escapes in a boat with a boy named Xury; a captain of a Portuguese ship off the west coast of Africa rescues him. The ship is en route to Brazil. Crusoe sells Xury to the captain. With the captain's help, Crusoe procures a plantation. Robinson Crusoe is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published on 25 April 1719. This first edition credited the work's fictional protagonist Robinson Crusoe as its author, leading many readers to believe he was a real person and the book a travelogue of true incidents. It was published under the considerably longer original title The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, Of York, Mariner.

The Big Pink
The Big Pink Sented by Shon

A tale of debauchery, lies and television. A story about booze, drugs, sex, war, money, and burger boxes. A novel about a house. A Pink House that starts off structurally sound and then falls into millions of beautiful pieces.

Searching for Julia
Searching for Julia Sented by Michael

Carolyn Stuart's life is about to begin as she plans to enter graduate school at the prestigious UC Berkeley Art Institute. But her dreams are shattered when she is rejected and then comes home to find her boyfriend in bed with another woman. She runs in tears to her high-powered executive mother, only to be met with cold eyes and I-told-you-so. She reluctantly agrees to go to New York to stay with her Grand Aunt Beatrice in the ancestral home, and to visit the grave of her grandmother Julia. Her mother expects Carolyn not to study art, but to study the business of art. Carolyn believes in New York she can break free of her mother’s influence and make her life again. 1940: Julia Stuart and her daughter Elizabeth, little Lizzie, live on Park Avenue with her husband, Hugh Stuart, and his mother, Grace. Julia is studying art against her husband’s wishes. She discovers that her husband and her mother-in-law are plotting to take the child away from her. Before they can destroy her life, Julia arranges for ship passage to France for herself and little Lizzie.

Heartland Sunrise
Heartland Sunrise Sented by Musa

Jaina Wilson is a teenaged girl who has always thought her very best friend was the little girl in the mirror. As she grew older, she realized that it was just a figment of her imagination, but she does miss "Nellie," the girl in the mirror. She had always been able to go to her when she had something she needed to share with another being. Because of her parents' murders, she lives with her uncle and aunt, and moves with them to a small town in Kansas at the beginning of the story. As the story unfolds, through a huge misunderstanding, Jaina unexpectedly meets another girl who looks just like her. When the two girls recover from their shock, they compare life stories and discover that they are, in fact, twins who were separated at three years of age, after their parents were killed in an explosion. Jaina was never told about her twin, who she now realizes was "Nelly, the girl in the mirror." Jainell was told that her twin, Jaina, also perished in the explosion. The story follows the girls as they uncover the truth that their parents were actually murdered by the man who calls himself Jainell's father. Cammie, who Jainell has always thought of as her step-mother, finally admits that she had known the real story for quite some time, but that she feared her husband's abuse if she told anyone about it. After his death, there was nothing to stop her from letting everyone know the truth. The story involves loss on several levels, including human deaths and loss of homes and possessions. It follows the family as they get to know each other through many tragedies. The story ends on an up-note with Jaina coming to terms with the tragic loss of her cousin and best friend, Lonnie.

The True Tale of Jezebel Cole

World famous novelist Patty Belleville has gone missing. Her books about Jezebel Cole, the high-class prostitute have made her a household name, but when she releases Two Hearts, a romantic novel that flops, she decides to disappear. Her three daughters, Sasha, Rorie and Dana all have their own theories as to what has caused their mother to run away, but when a face from Patty's past returns, he reveals to Sasha that her mother ran away once before, shortly after writing the original version of Two Hearts. Convinced this is more than a publicity stunt, Sasha hires a private investigator to find Patty and along the way uncovers some horrifying secrets about her mother's childhood that may just provide the key to why she has gone missing now.

Dog Days of Summer
Dog Days of Summer Sented by Luis

In the small town of Moonridge, Theresa and her best friends, Beth and Donna, reminisce about their youth when David, Wil, and Paul—their old friends and childhood crushes—come back to town. The six friends share memories of the summer of 1983, when troubles with their families and three bullies strengthened their bond and changed their lives forever. Fifteen years later, in the midst of their happy reunion, they are reacquainted with their childhood bullies: the sadistic Jordan brothers. Theresa and her friends must pull together in order to survive the present, while facing their darkest memories of the past.

CACTUS LAND
CACTUS LAND Sented by Paul

The unease of a world unraveling is the essence of our time and of Cactus Land. In an unknown country plagued by vague wars and illusory terror, six people grapple with truth, love, and the end of time as we know it.

PEDALLING BACKWARDS
PEDALLING BACKWARDS Sented by Musa

On a bleak, muddy island in the Blackwater Estuary, Lizzie struggles to come to terms with the loss of her unborn child and the death of her sister. Trapped in a damp cottage with her ineffectual but well-meaning husband, and her aloof parents, the things that are said and left unsaid on this strained family holiday threaten the complex ties between mothers and fathers and their daughters.

The Girl in the Trees
The Girl in the Trees Sented by Musa

Twelve year old Miranda Amelia Harden has lived all her life on her grandfather's ranch in the mountains. All she wants is to stay there, but the rest of the world can't seem to leave her alone. She has only two questions. How young is too young to know what you want? How young is too young to get it?

Just One Word, LOVE
Just One Word, LOVE Sented by Michael

This is a fiction full of emotions, trust, ups & downs, pleasure, enjoyment, sentim...

Out and Back
Out and Back Sented by Michael

An out and back is a run that starts and ends at the same point. Along the way we are changed. In the end we are back where we started.

Life, Love, and a Polar Bear Tattoo

When Candice's in-laws were killed eight months ago buying a huge faux polar bear rug for her Christmas present, she lost more than just two of her favorite people: she lost her husband Ian as well. After only two years of marriage, their guilt and pain have left them living together but apart, unable to really talk for fear of what they'll say to each other.

Three Cheers For Base
Three Cheers For Base Sented by Michael

A short look at what happens when the developers come to town, threatening a centuries-old way of life. We meet the people; share their lives, their hopes and fears and watch as a small, isolated community battles against seemingly impossible odds. We watch, as one man, struggles to remain sane, through all the turbulence and torment by simply asking the right questions: Do ducks smile? Do teabags really need curing? Does The Rule ever flag? A story of optimism overcoming lethargy, hope trumping reason, enduring friendship, political shenanigans and smelly fish.

Lily Green
Lily Green Sented by Shon

Lily Green is an attractive middle-aged woman struggling with many things; with loneliness, mortality, an awkward teenage daughter, an angry ex-husband and guilt for the way she has lived her life. On a hot summer day, she finally realises that there is a chance to change things; that entire worlds can turn on minor incidents and these events can shift a delightful fantasy into reality

Great Expectations
Great Expectations Sented by Luis

Ours was the marsh country, down by the river, within, as the river wound, twenty miles of the sea. My first most vivid and broad impression of the identity of things, seems to me to have been gained on a memorable raw afternoon towards evening. At such a time I found out for certain, that this bleak place overgrown with nettles was the churchyard; and that Philip Pirrip, late of this parish, and also Georgiana wife of the above, were dead and buried; and that Alexander, Bartholomew, Abraham, Tobias, and Roger, infant children of the aforesaid, were also dead and buried; and that the dark flat wilderness beyond the churchyard, intersected with dykes and mounds and gates, with scattered cattle feeding on it, was the marshes; and that the low leaden line beyond, was the river; and that the distant savage lair from which the wind was rushing, was the sea; and that the small bundle of shivers growing afraid of it all and beginning to cry, was Pip.

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