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So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish

Written By: Douglas Adams
  • ID Book : 0330513176
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Number of Pages : 208
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reads : 718
  • Supported Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
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So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish is the fourth installment in Douglas Adams' bestselling cult classic, the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy 'trilogy'. This edition includes exclusive bonus material from the Douglas Adams archives, and an introduction by Neil Gaiman. There is a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss. It's not an easy thing to do, and Arthur Dent thinks he's the only human who's been able to master this nifty little trick – until he meets Fenchurch, the woman of his dreams. Fenchurch once realized how the world could be made a good and happy place. Unfortunately, she's forgotten. Convinced that the secret lies within God's Final Message to His Creation, they go in search of it. And, in a dramatic break with tradition, actually find it . . . Follow Arthur Dent's galactic (mis)adventures in the last of the 'trilogy of five', Mostly Harmless.

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  • File Pdf: special-topics-in-calamity-physics.pdf

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The mesmerizing New York Times bestseller by the author of Night Film Marisha Pessl’s dazzling debut sparked raves from critics and heralded the arrival of a vibrant new voice in American fiction. At the center of Special Topics in Calamity Physics is clever, deadpan Blue van Meer, who has a head full of literary, philosophical, scientific, and cinematic knowledge. But she could use some friends. Upon entering the elite St. Gallway School, she finds some—a clique of eccentrics known as the Bluebloods. One drowning and one hanging later, Blue finds herself puzzling out a byzantine murder mystery. Nabokov meets Donna Tartt (then invites the rest of the Western Canon to the party) in this novel—with visual aids drawn by the author—that has won over readers of all ages.

Death Among the Singles

By LUCY HORWITZ
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Isbn : 1469100444
  • Pages : 246
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 154
  • File Pdf: death-among-the-singles.pdf

Book Summary:

This delightful mystery explores the Boston singles scene of the 1980's. We visit restaurants, bars, and clubs at which the characters meet, mingle, and commit murder. Here Margot, a programmer working during the early days of the computer revolution, applies her problem solving skills to a different kind of problem the mysterious death of her friends lover. In the process, she is distracted from her previous total immersion in work and develops some romantic interests of her own. The late Sarah Caudwell, reading the manuscript some years ago, enjoyed it very much and found the solution exceptionally convincing. Jane Langdon wrote [Margot] deserves to be out in the world, receiving praise. This delightful mystery explores the Boston singles scene of the 1980's. We visit restaurants, bars, and clubs at which the characters meet, mingle, and commit murder. Here Margot, a programmer working during the early days of the computer revolution, applies her problem solving skills to a different kind of problem the mysterious death of her friends lover. In the process, she is distracted from her previous total immersion in work and develops some romantic interests of her own. The late Sarah Caudwell, reading the manuscript some years ago, enjoyed it very much and found the solution exceptionally convincing. Jane Langdon wrote [Margot] deserves to be out in the world, receiving praise. This delightful mystery explores the Boston singles scene of the 1980's. We visit restaurants, bars, and clubs at which the characters meet, mingle, and commit murder. Here Margot, a programmer working during the early days of the computer revolution, applies her problem solving skills to a different kind of problem the mysterious death of her friends lover. In the process, she is distracted from her previous total immersion in work and develops some romantic interests of her own. The late Sarah Caudwell, reading the manuscript some years ago, enjoyed it very much and found the solution exceptionally convincing. Jane Langdon wrote [Margot] deserves to be out in the world, receiving praise. This delightful mystery explores the Boston singles scene of the 1980's. We visit restaurants, bars, and clubs at which the characters meet, mingle, and commit murder. Here Margot, a programmer working during the early days of the computer revolution, applies her problem solving skills to a different kind of problem the mysterious death of her friends lover. In the process, she is distracted from her previous total immersion in work and develops some romantic interests of her own. The late Sarah Caudwell, reading the manuscript some years ago, enjoyed it very much and found the solution exceptionally convincing. Jane Langdon wrote [Margot] deserves to be out in the world, receiving praise.

The Widower

By Liesel Litzenburger
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Isbn : 0307346080
  • Pages : 288
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 130
  • File Pdf: the-widower.pdf

Book Summary:

What if every life is connected to every other by a single thread? Under an apple tree, in a small town on the edge of a great lake, something is beginning. In a house on a hill above an orchard, a broken man stares out his window but doesn’t see the swaying branches or the summer sun. He sees only his wife’s face and feels again the dreadful sense of falling. Walking between the trees, a recently freed prisoner is learning how to live in the world again when he makes a discovery that will change many lives forever. Memories haunt Swanton Robey. The horrific accident that killed his young wife has taken all but his life, leaving him a prisoner of his injuries and his heart’s great loss. Floating through his days with dreams of the past and visions of what might have been, Swan watches the world through his high window but never ventures into it, gazing out over the apple orchard he owns but has abandoned, and beyond it, to the great and mysterious lake. Joseph Geewa has been a prisoner too, for a crime triggered by grief, ordained by fate. Now free after twenty years, he is trying to build a life among the living—an existence of simple beauty, of choices created through the kindness of others. Grace, his niece, is guiding him back to the world, even as she is drawn to Swan’s tragic isolation. Then, an astonishing discovery in Swan’s orchard suddenly forces the two men together and propels them on a journey of rescue and revelation that in turn might set them both free. In The Widower, lives entwine in the most unexpected ways, bound together by accidents and twists of fate that can forever hold us one to another. Narrated in episodes that seamlessly join the past and present, this is a story about how individual histories influence present lives, about the value of compassion and the power of forgiveness. Weaving threads of love and mystery through every page, Liesel Litzenburger’s spare and lyrical novel follows the lives of unforgettable characters in a profound story of loss and redemption.

Girlbomb

By Janice Erlbaum
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Villard
  • Isbn : 1588365263
  • Pages : 272
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 588
  • File Pdf: girlbomb.pdf

Book Summary:

Just two hours ago, I had been heating up some lentil soup at my mom’s in Brooklyn, thinking I’d eat it and maybe read some Edith Wharton before bed. Now here I was at a runaway shelter, staring at a nun’s mustache and wondering where I was going to spend the rest of my adolescence. At fifteen, sick of her mom’s spineless reactions to abusive men–and afraid of her stepfather’s unpredictable behavior–Janice Erlbaum walked out of her family’s apartment and never returned. What followed that fateful decision is the heart of this amazing, fascinating, and disturbing memoir. From her first frightening night at a shelter, trying to sleep in a large room filled with yelling girls, Janice knew she was in over her head. She was beaten up, shaken down, and nearly stabbed by a pregnant girl. But it was still better than living at home. Just like that, she was halfway homeless, always one step away from being sent “upstate to Lockdown.” As Janice slipped further into street life, she nevertheless continued to attend high school, harbor crushes, even play the lead in the spring production of Guys and Dolls. She also roamed the streets, clubs, bars, and parks of New York City with her two best girlfriends, on the prowl for hard drugs and boys on skateboards. Together they scored coke at Danceteria, smoked angel dust in East Village squats, commiserated over their crazy mothers, and slept with one another’s boyfriends on a regular basis. Janice Erlbaum paints a wry, mesmerizing portrait of being underprivileged, underage, and underdressed in the 1980s, bouncing from shelters to group homes, from tenement squats to legendary nightclubs. A moving and tremendously entertaining ride through the seediest parts of New York City, Girlbomb provides an unflinching look at street life, survival sex, female friendships, and first loves.

Death Match

By Lincoln Child
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Isbn : 0307278522
  • Pages : 416
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 720
  • File Pdf: death-match.pdf

Book Summary:

Lewis and Lindsay Thorpe were the perfect couple: young, attractive, and ideally matched. But the veil of perfection can mask many blemishes. When the Thorpes are found dead in their tasteful Flagstaff living room (having committed double suicide), alarms go off in the towering Manhattan offices of Eden Incorporated, the high-tech matchmaking company whose spectacular success, and legendary secrecy, has inspired awe around the world. The Thorpes, few people knew, were more than the quintessential happy couple – they were Eden’s first perfect match. A short time later, Christopher Lash, a gifted former FBI forensic psychologist, receives an urgent plea from Eden to perform a quick – and quiet – investigation into the deaths. Lash’s psychological autopsy reveals nothing suspicious, but inadvertently dredges up the memories of a searing personal tragedy he has kept at bay for years. The situation changes suddenly when a second Eden couple is found dead -- by all appearances, another double suicide. Now Eden – particularly Richard Silver, the company’s brilliant and reclusive founder – has no choice but to grant Lash unprecedented access to its most guarded secrets if he is to have any chance of determining what is going wrong. The hidden world he discovers is a stunning labyrinth of artificial intelligence, creative genius, and a melding of technology that does indeed, to Lash’s surprise, deliver on Eden’s promise to its clients: the guarantee of a perfect, lifelong mate. But Lash’s involvement in the investigation becomes more personal and dangerous than he could have imagined, nearly as soon as it begins. With tremendous imagination and skill, master thriller-writer Lincoln Child renders a setting too frighteningly believable not to be real. Infused with relentless suspense and a riveting pace, DEATH MATCH is Child at his best.

Fly Me to the Moon

By Alyson Noël
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin
  • Isbn : 9781429919135
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 994
  • File Pdf: fly-me-to-the-moon.pdf

Book Summary:

When flight attendant Hailey Lane learns the rest of her trip has been cancelled and she can fly straight home to spend her birthday with her boyfriend Michael, she's thrilled. Her early arrival will allow for some additional date night prep time, a definite bonus as she's convinced Michael is about to propose. But when she walks through the door, the surprise that awaits her is not at all what she expected. And as she grabs her bags and flees the scene one thing is clear-her entire future has just been rerouted. So Hailey does the only thing she can: she sets out on a worldwide trip to fix a broken heart. And thanks to free flight passes and long layovers in exotic locales, she finds herself with more options than she could have ever imagined... From New York to Paris, from Puerto Rico to Greece, Alyson Noël's Fly Me to the Moon takes us on a trip filled with mojitos at every layover, outrageous passengers in every seat, and a cute guy at every gate, as Hailey tries to write her own happy ending.

This is Not a Drill

By Paul Carter
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Allen & Unwin
  • Isbn : 174176145X
  • Pages : 260
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 812
  • File Pdf: this-is-not-a-drill.pdf

Book Summary:

He's back on the rigs and back in trouble. Picking up right where he left off, Paul Carter pulls out more tall tales of a mad, bad and dangerous life in the international oil trade. Starting with action and mayhem galore This Is Not A Drillsets an unrelenting pace that just doesn't let up, as Paul almost drowns when the Russian rig he's working on begins to capsize; is reunited with his Dad - another adrenaline junkie; gets married; hangs out with his rig pig buddies in exotic locations; gets hammered on vodka in Sakhalin; and spends a couple of interesting weeks in Afghanistan with some mates who run an outfit that just happens to contract out mercenaries for hire . . . This is the next fast, furious and very funny book from Paul Carter, the author of the best selling Don't Tell Mum I Work on the Rigs, She Thinks I'm a Piano Player in a Whorehouse.

AND I WAS TOLD

By Aiyana
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Isbn : 0595852947
  • Pages : 288
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 970
  • File Pdf: and-i-was-told.pdf

Book Summary:

AN ORDINARY WOMAN'S SPIRITUAL JOURNEY REVEALS THE EXTRAORDINARY! Cheri Greene is a quirky San Francisco attorney. She meets, and instantly connects with Gabriel Koomowa, a tough police officer of Native American descent. Gabe soon falls seriously ill and Cheri finds herself helping him to survive. Nearing death, he is spontaneously healed, leaving the once logical attorney searching to understand why. In her quest for answers Cheri discovers that she has paranormal gifts, and has lived many prior lives. She also learns that her purpose in this life is to be a scribe, and write the words given to her by an elevated being cloaked in the valance of a wizened wizard. Words of future prediction and prophesy, and words containing answers to time honored questions of mankind. AND I WAS TOLD is not just a story. It is a step by step spiritual guide offering channeled ancient records containing insight and predictions of what will be. "And so In the year 9097, a comet shall collide with the surface of the planet earth destroying it as it is presently known. It shall cease and in its place shall be born the planet earth in what would be viewed as the big bang by most astronomists of your day. . ."

The Prometheus Deception/The Sigma Protocol

By Robert Ludlum
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin
  • Isbn : 1429993731
  • Pages : 1072
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 735
  • File Pdf: the-prometheus-deception-the-sigma-protocol.pdf

Book Summary:

Prometheus Deception Robert Ludlum is the acknowledged master of suspense and international intrigue. For over thirty years, in over twenty international bestsellers, he has a set a standard that has never been equaled. Now, with the Prometheus Deception, he proves that he is at the very pinnacle of his craft. Nicholas Bryson spent years as a deep cover operative for the American secret intelligence group, the Directorate. After critical undercover mission went horribly wrong, Bryson was retired to a new identity. Years later, his closely held cover is cracked and Bryson learns that the Directorate was not what it claimed - that he was a pawn in a complex scheme against his own country's interests. Now, it has become increasingly clear that the shadowy Directorate is headed for some dangerous endgame - but no one knows precisely who they are and what they are planning. With Bryson their only possible asset, the director of the CIA recruits Bryson to find, reinfiltrate, and stop the Directorate. But after years on the sidelines, Bryson's field skills are rusty, his contacts unreliable, and his instincts suspect. With everything he thought he knew about his own life in question, Bryson is all alone in a wilderness of mirrors - unsure what is and isn't true and who, if anyone, he can trust - with the future of millions in the balance. Sigma Protocol Ben Hartman is vacationing in Zurich, Switzerland when he chances upon his old friend Jimmy Cavanaugh—a madman who's armed and programmed to assassinate. In a matter of minutes, six innocent bystanders are dead. So is Cavanaugh. But when his body vanishes, and his weapon mysteriously appears in Hartman's luggage, Hartman is plunged into an unfathomable nightmare... Meanwhile, Anna Navarro, field agent for the Department of Justice, has been asked to investigate the sudden, random deaths of eleven men throughout the world. The only thing that connects them? A secret file, over a half-century old, that's linked to the CIA—and is marked with the same puzzling codename: Sigma. As Anna follows the connecting thread—and Hartman finds himself on the run—she ends up in the shadows of a relentless killer who is one step ahead of her...victim by victim. Now, she and Hartman together must uncover the diabolical secrets long held behind Sigma. It will threaten everything they think they know about themselves—and confirm their very worst fears...

Harriet and the Piper

By Kathleen Thompson Norris
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 221
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 364
  • File Pdf: harriet-and-the-piper.pdf

Book Summary:

"Harriet and the Piper" by Kathleen Thompson Norris. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

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