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Download E-books Gods & Dragons: 8 Fantasy Novels PDF

By David Dalglish, Daniel Arenson, C. Greenwood, Megg Jensen, Krista D. Ball, Kevin Harkness

Excessive myth at its best! Demons, goddesses, dragons, outlaws and paladins—find every little thing you're keen on in an outstanding event during this package deal of eight full-length novels.

Richly drawn characters, daring worlds, magic, betrayal, friendship and desire. If you've ever longed to dare epic deeds of your personal, then those tales are for you!

It's a constrained variation package that won't be round lengthy. every one publication can stand on my own, even if many are a part of a bigger international additionally ready to be explored.

This epic learn of approximately 2200 pages with over 2 hundred 5-star stories for the person books includes:

* MOTH (Moth Saga: e-book 1) - Daniel Arenson
* EMPIRES OF MOTH (Moth Saga: ebook 2) - Daniel Arenson
* HIDDEN (Dragonlands: booklet 1) - Megg Jensen
* MAGIC OF THIEVES (Legends of Dimmingwood: ebook 1) - C. Greenwood
* urban OF DEMONS - Kevin Harkness
* BLAZE (Tranquility: publication 1) - Krista D Ball
* evening OF WOLVES (The Paladins: e-book 1) - David Dalglish
* conflict OF FAITHS (The Paladins: booklet 2) - David Dalglish

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Download E-books Year's Best SF 16 (Year's Best Science Fiction) PDF

A stunning new number of the best brief shape technological know-how fiction from the former 12 months, compiled once more by way of international delusion and Hugo Award-winning editors by way of David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer, Year’s top SF 16 positive factors a few of the brightest stars of the genre—including Gregory Benford, Cory Doctrow, Joe Haldeman, and Michael Swanwick. From house shuttle to time commute to trips throughout the brain, extraordinary and unique speculative fiction is alive and good and magnificently celebrated during this ultimate compendium of believable wonders.

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Download E-books Corsets & Clockwork: 13 Steampunk Romances (Mammoth Books) PDF

Bestselling romance editor Trisha Telep brings an exhilarating new aspect to the fast-growing sub-genre of steampunk, which bends and blends the outdated and the recent in more and more renowned darkish city fantasies. younger heroes and heroines conflict evil, in numerous kinds with the aid of super-technological or supernatural powers, whereas falling out and in of love.

Contributors include:

Ann Aguirre a bestselling writer who writes city myth (the Corine Solomon sequence from Roc), romantic technological know-how fiction (the Jax sequence from Ace), apocalyptic paranormal romance (as Ellen Connor, writing with Carrie Lofty, from Penguin), paranormal romantic suspense (as Ava grey from Berkley), and post-apocalyptic dystopian younger grownup fiction (Razorland and Wireville coming in 2011 from Feiwel & Friends).

Tessa Gratton, her debut novel Blood Magic arrives in 2011 from Random apartment kid's Books, via the spouse Crow Magic in 2012.

Jaclyn Dolamore is the debut writer of Magic below Glass from Bloomsbury united states.

Lesley Livingston is the award-winning writer of Wondrous Strange and Darklight, the 1st books within the bestselling trilogy from HarperCollins.

Frewin Jones is the bestselling writer of the Faerie Path sequence and the Warrior Princess books, between many others

Caitlin Kittredge is the writer of the Iron Codex trilogy, a Lovecraftian steampunk experience.

Dru Pagliassotti's first novel Clockwork Heart used to be one of many first within the emerging new style of steampunk romance and was once named via Library magazine as one of many 5 steampunk novels to learn in 2009.

Dia Reeves is the debut writer of the severely acclaimed YA Bleeding Violet.

Michael Scott is the Irish-born, New York Times bestselling writer of the six half epic fable sequence, The secrets and techniques of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel.

Maria V. Snyder is the New York Times bestselling writer of the Study sequence (Poison Study, Magic Study, and Fire Study) a couple of younger girl compelled to turn into a poison taster.

Tiffany Trent the writer of the acclaimed YA darkish delusion sequence Hallowmere, which was once an IndieBound kid's choose and a brand new York Public Library booklet of the teenager Age 2008.

Kiersten White is the debut writer of Paranormalacy, the 1st e-book in a brand new trilogy, which was once released through HarperTeen in August of 2010.

Adrienne Kress, is the writer of Alex and the Ironic Gentleman and Timothy and the Dragon's Gate.

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Download E-books The First Reginald Bretnor Megapack: 26 Classic Science Fiction & Mystery Stories PDF

By Reginald Bretnor, Grendel Briarton

Retail ePub from the Megapack price range book sequence of themed collections

The overdue Reginald Bretnor (1911-1992) used to be by no means a prolific author -- he wrote just a handful of books and approximately a hundred brief tales (and greater than a hundred and twenty short-short "Feghoots" lower than his Grendel Briarton pseudonym) -- over a 45-year writing profession. as well as wars, weaponry, and technological know-how fiction, Bretnor's extensive pursuits integrated cats. (And puns. Did we point out the terrible puns?) those topics are all touched on during this assortment. A sly humorousness permeates Bretnor’s fiction, and as we paintings to digitize his whole physique of labor and current it to readers in a sequence of Reginald Bretnor Megapacks, we all know you’ll rejoice studying it all.

Included during this quantity are:

SUGAR PLUM

GNURRS COME FROM THE VOODVORK OUT

CAT

MAYBE somewhat ONE

UNKNOWN THINGS

BUG-GETTER

AUNT'S FLIGHT

DR. BIRDMOUSE

THE guy ON TOP

THE BEASTS THAT PERISH

WITHOUT (GENERAL) ISSUE

MATING SEASON

MRS. PIGAFETTA SWIMS WELL

THE MURDERERS' CIRCLE

PAPER TIGER

FUNGO THE UNRIGHTEOUS

ALL THE TEA IN CHINA

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THROUGH TIME AND area WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT (9)

THROUGH TIME AND house WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT (11)

THROUGH TIME AND house WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT (13)

THROUGH TIME AND area WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT (77)

THROUGH TIME AND area WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT (95)

THROUGH TIME AND house WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT (101)

THROUGH TIME AND house WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT (108)

THROUGH TIME AND area WITH FERDINAND FEGHOOT (EPSILON)

And don't omit to look this e-book shop for "Wildside Megapack" to determine the entire entries within the Megapack sequence -- together with volumes of technological know-how fiction, fable, horror, secret, westerns, and lots more and plenty, even more!

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Download E-books Rath and Storm (Magic the Gathering Anthology) PDF

Gerrard's Legacy

A selection of robust magical artifacts is the single protection opposed to the forces of evil which are arrayed opposed to Dominaria. Gerrard, the inheritor to the Legacy, including Sisay, captain of the flying send Weatherlight, has sought out many elements of the Legacy.

Gerrard's Quest

Sisay has been abducted via Volrath, ruler of the airplane ofRath. Gerrard stands at a crossroads. His better half is at risk, the Legacy will be misplaced eternally. in basic terms he -- with the dependable group of the Weatherlight -- can rescue Sisay and get better the Legacy.

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Download E-books The Furthest Horizon: SF Adventures to the Far Future PDF

It is the essence of technology fiction to chart the probabilities of the longer term, however it takes the hand of a grasp to trap the farthest reaches of time--futures virtually unimaginably far-off. The Furthest Horizon collects seventeen of the main creative and audacious visions of the long run via many acclaimed writers, including:

* Brian Aldiss * Paul Anderson * Avram Davidson * Joe Haldeman * Alexander Jablokov * Paul J. McAuley * Ian McDonald * Michael Moorcock * Frederik Pohl * Robert Reed * Keith Roberts * Robert Silverberg * Cordwainer Smith * James Tiptree, Jr. * Jack Vance * Walter Jon Williams * Gene Wolfe

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Download E-books The Civil Society Reader (Civil Society: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives) PDF

Virginia Hodgkinson and Michael Foley have assembled a definitive number of 24 readings from the writings of thinkers who've formed the civil society culture in Western political concept in the course of the a long time. Their transparent, clever creation establishes a framework for realizing the advanced and perennial debate over stipulations of citizenship and the nature of the great society. The textual content strikes from the origins of the controversy, a attention of Aristotle’s imaginative and prescient of political order, the polis, in the course of the “civic republicanism” of Machiavelli and his English and American fans. It additionally discusses Hobbes’s and Montesquieu’s conceptions of normal legislation and the social agreement, Immanuel Kant and Adam Ferguson and the emergence of the trendy thought of civil society within the past due 18th century, and the recommendations and theories of Hegel, Marx, and Gramsci.
Contemporary dialogue of civil society within the US all started with Berger, Newhaus, and others who addressed the position of middleman associations and the political strategy. within the Nineteen Eighties, in particular because the chilly struggle ended, writing on civil society exploded. The anthology tracks the main works that experience motivated public discussion during this period. Chapters by means of Walzer, Barber, Putnam, Almond and Verba, Shils, and others describe the function of organization in civil society and its function in democratic governance. because the idea of “civil society” grows ever extra widespread in educational and public concerns of politics and political association, citizen participation, political alienation, voluntary companies, privatization, govt deregulation, and “faith-based” charities, Civil Society: A Reader is the basic historic and theoretical textual content.

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Download E-books Great Poems by American Women: An Anthology (Dover Thrift Editions) PDF

From the colonial-era poets to such 20th-century writers as Marianne Moore and Sylvia Plath, this inspiring anthology deals a retrospective of greater than 3 centuries of poems through American ladies. Over 2 hundred decisions include quite a lot of topics and motifs: meditations at the that means of life, celebrations of life's joys, appreciations of the wildlife, and lots of more.
"To My pricey and Loving Husband" and "Before the delivery of 1 of Her Children," written by means of America's first poet of notice, Anne Bradstreet (1612-1672), look right here, in addition to "On Being introduced from Africa to the USA" and "On Imagination," via Phillis Wheatley (1753-1784), America's first nice black girl poet. choices additionally comprise greater than a dozen cherished works by means of Emily Dickinson-"There's a definite slant of light," "I heard a fly buzz while I died," and "My lifestyles closed two times ahead of its close," between others-as good as masterly verses through Hilda Doolittle, Gwendolyn Brooks, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Amy Lowell, Emma Lazarus, and diverse lesser-known authors.
A excellent creation to America's girls poets, this attractive assortment bargains a cheap and lucrative source for college kids, lecturers, and all fans of excellent poetry. comprises four decisions from the typical center nation criteria Initiative: "A chicken got here Down the Walls," "The New Colossus," "Because i couldn't cease for Death," and "On Being introduced from Africa to America."

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Download E-books Year's Best SF 2 PDF

By David G. Hartwell

The quick tale is the place scorching new SF authors emerge and the place the giants of the style convey new paintings. Hartwell scoured the magazines and anthologies to compile the superior of contemporary edgy, audacious and leading edge SF. Authors contain Gregory Benford, Terry Bisson, David Brin, Damon Knight, Joanna Russ, Bruce Sterling, James Patrick Kelly, Connie Willis, and so forth!

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