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American War: A Novel

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Vintage #ad - Eventually sarat is befriended by a mysterious functionary, under whose influence she is turned into a deadly instrument of war. When her father is killed and her family is forced into Camp Patience for displaced persons, she begins to grow up shaped by her particular time and place. But not everyone at Camp Patience is who they claim to be.

A new york times notable bookone of the best books of the year: the washington post • san francisco chronicle • npr • gq • esquire • The Guardian • The Austin Chronicle • PopSugar • Paste MagazineAn audacious and powerful debut novel: a second American Civil War, a devastating plague, and one family caught deep in the middle—a story that asks what might happen if America were to turn its most devastating policies and deadly weapons upon itself.

American War: A Novel #ad - But even she knows that oil is outlawed, that Louisiana is half underwater, and that unmanned drones fill the sky. Sarat chestnut, born in louisiana, is only six when the Second American Civil War breaks out in 2074. The decisions that she makes will have tremendous consequences not just for Sarat but for her family and her country, rippling through generations of strangers and kin alike.

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A River in Darkness: One Man's Escape from North Korea

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Amazon Crossing #ad - But the reality of their new life was far from utopian. In this memoir translated from the original japanese, Ishikawa candidly recounts his tumultuous upbringing and the brutal thirty-six years he spent living under a crushing totalitarian regime, as well as the challenges he faced repatriating to Japan after barely escaping North Korea with his life.

An amazon charts Most Read and Most Sold book. The harrowing true story of one man’s life in—and subsequent escape from—North Korea, one of the world’s most brutal totalitarian regimes. Half-korean, half-japanese, Masaji Ishikawa has spent his whole life feeling like a man without a country. This feeling only deepened when his family moved from Japan to North Korea when Ishikawa was just thirteen years old, and unwittingly became members of the lowest social caste.

A River in Darkness: One Man's Escape from North Korea #ad - A river in darkness is not only a shocking portrait of life inside the country but a testament to the dignity—and indomitable nature—of the human spirit. His father, himself a korean national, was lured to the new Communist country by promises of abundant work, education for his children, and a higher station in society.

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Fight or Flight

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Berkley #ad - And that's all it was--until Caleb shows up on her doorstep. When pure chance pulls ava back into Caleb's orbit, he proposes they enjoy their physical connection while he's stranded in Boston. Then over the course of their journey home, their antagonism somehow lands them in bed for the steamiest layover Ava's ever had.

Ava agrees, knowing her heart's in no danger since a she barely likes Caleb and b his existence in her life is temporary. A series of chance encounters leads to a sizzling new romance from the New York Times bestselling author of the On Dublin Street series. Not long thereafter ava realizes she's made a terrible error because as it turns out Caleb Scott isn't quite so unlikeable after all.

Fight or Flight #ad - Her last ditch attempt to salvage the trip was thwarted by an arrogant Scotsman, Caleb Scott, who steals a first class seat out from under her. As if flying back to phoenix to bury a childhood friend wasn't hell enough, a cloud of volcanic ash traveling from overseas delayed her flight back home to Boston.

When his stay in boston becomes permanent, Ava must decide whether to fight her feelings for him or give into them. But even if she does decide to risk her heart on Caleb, there is no guarantee her stubborn Scot will want to risk his heart on her.

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Wife Between Us

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Griffin #ad - The instant new york times bestseller! "a fiendishly smart cat-and-mouse thriller" ―New York Times Book Review"Buckle up, because you won't be able to put this one down. Glamour "Jaw dropping. Shocking. Publishers weekly starred review"The best domestic suspense novel since Gone Girl. In touch weeklywhen you read this book, you will make many assumptions.

You will assume you are reading about a jealous ex-wife. You will assume she is obsessed with her replacement – a beautiful, younger woman who is about to marry the man they both love. Twisted and deliciously chilling, greer hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen's The Wife Between Us exposes the secret complexities of an enviable marriage - and the dangerous truths we ignore in the name of love.

Wife Between Us #ad - Read between the lies. Unforgettable. You will assume you know the anatomy of this tangled love triangle. Assume nothing. Wife between us paperback - October 30, 2018.

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Parable of the Sower Earthseed

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Grand Central Publishing #ad - Grand Central Publishing. This highly acclaimed post-apocalyptic novel of hope and terror from award-winning author Octavia E. Fifteen-year-old lauren olamina lives inside a gated community with her preacher father, and neighbors, family, sheltered from the surrounding anarchy. In a society where any vulnerability is a risk, she suffers from hyperempathy, a debilitating sensitivity to others' emotions.

Precocious and clear-eyed, lauren must make her voice heard in order to protect her loved ones from the imminent disasters her small community stubbornly ignores. Wife between us paperback - October 30, 2018. When global climate change and economic crises lead to social chaos in the early 2020s, California becomes full of dangers, from pervasive water shortage to masses of vagabonds who will do anything to live to see another day.

Parable of the Sower Earthseed #ad - . Butler "pairs well with 1984 or the handmaid's Tale" John Green, New York Times--now with a new foreword by N. K. Jemisin. And a startling vision of human destiny. But what begins as a fight for survival soon leads to something much more: the birth of a new faith.

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New York 2140

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Orbit #ad - For the residents of one apartment building in Madison Square, however, New York in the year 2140 is far from a drowned city. Nominated for the hugo award for best novel 2018new york times bestselling author Kim Stanley Robinson returns with a bold and brilliant vision of New York City in the next century.

New york 2140 is an extraordinary and unforgettable novel, from a writer uniquely qualified to tell the story of its future. For more from kim stanley robinson, check out:2312AuroraShaman Wife between us paperback - October 30, 2018. Then there are two boys who don't live there, but have no other home - and who are more important to its future than anyone might imagine.

New York 2140 #ad - Lastly there are the coders, temporary residents on the roof, whose disappearance triggers a sequence of events that threatens the existence of all - and even the long-hidden foundations on which the city rests. There is the detective, whose work will never disappear - along with the lawyers, of course.

Grand Central Publishing. There is the internet star, and the building's manager, beloved by millions for her airship adventures, quietly respected for his attention to detail. As the sea levels rose, every street became a canal. Every skyscraper an island. There is the market trader, who finds opportunities where others find trouble.

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Garnethill

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Back Bay Books #ad - Grand Central Publishing. The book bristles with angry energy and the spare urban poetry of its unique language. Chicago Tribune"A groundbreaking book. Its emotional rawness and visceral honesty pack a punch more potent than any boxer-turned-PI could provide. Washington post book World"This raw, powerful story is an exceptional debut.

Kansas city Star"A compelling story. This is the reason we read mysteries. Rocky mountain news wife between us paperback - October 30, 2018. A shattering first novel. You can't look away from it. New york times book reviewmaureen o'donnell wakes up one morning to find her therapist boyfriend murdered in the middle of her living room and herself a prime suspect in a murder case.

Garnethill #ad - . Desperate to clear her name and to get at the truth, Maureen traces rumors about a similar murder at a local psychiatric hospital, uncovering a trail of deception and repressed scandal that could exonerate her - or make her the next victim. I can't think of a more interesting - and less likely - crime hero than Maureen O'Donnell, the damaged but determined center of Denise Mina's marvelous debut mystery.

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Pump Six and Other Stories

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Night Shade #ad - Contains works about mind pump, village pump, monster pump, mind pump media, orbit USA pump, bull pump, and other pumps booksDebut collection of Nebula award-winning author Paolo BacigalupiDemonstrates the power and range of the science fiction short storyFrom the author of the Ship Breaker Series comes a collection of eleven short science fiction stories.

While not every title we publish becomes a new York Times bestseller, a national bestseller, or a Hugo or Nebula award-winner, we are committed to publishing quality books from a diverse group of authors. They include the hugo nominee “yellow card man, ” the sturgeon Award-winning story “The Calorie Man, ” and the Nebula- and Hugo-nominated story “The People of Sand and slag.

Pump Six and Other Stories #ad - Readers of ted Chiang and Kelly Link will enjoy this collection. Skyhorse publishing, time travel, steampunk, near-future dystopia, alternative history, and horror zombies, vampires, hard SF, fantasy grimdark, alien invasion, is proud to publish a broad range of titles for readers interested in science fiction space opera, contemporary urban fantasy, under our Night Shade and Talos imprints, and the occult and supernatural, sword and sorcery, and much more.

Each tale is simultaneously a warning and a celebration of the tragic comedy that is the human experience. These eleven stories represent the best of Bacigalupi’s work. Social criticism, environmental advocacy, and political parable are at the core of Paolo’s work. Grand Central Publishing.

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Gold Fame Citrus: A Novel

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Riverhead Books #ad - Named a best book of the year by the washington post, men's journal, powells, la times, los angeles magazine, ploughshares, book Riot,  Vanity Fair, Lit Hub, Refinery 29, San Francisco Chronicle, Huffington Post, NPR, The Atlantic, BookPage and Kirkus Reviews The much-anticipated first novel from a Story Prize-winning “5 Under 35” fiction writer.

Holdouts, scavenge, they subsist on rationed cola and whatever they can loot, and improvise. Immensely moving, watkins’s novel explores the myths we believe about others and tell about ourselves, and mind-blowingly original, profoundly disquieting, the double-edged power of our most cherished relationships, and the shape of hope in a precarious future that may be our own.

With the central valley barren, ” prevented by both armed vigilantes and an indifferent bureaucracy from freely crossing borders to lusher regions, underground aquifer drained, most “Mojavs, and Sierra snowpack entirely depleted, have allowed themselves to be evacuated to internment camps. Riverhead Books.

Gold Fame Citrus: A Novel #ad - . Ghosting after them are rumors of a visionary dowser—a diviner for water—and his followers, who whispers say have formed a colony at the edge of a mysterious sea of dunes. In 2012, battleborn, claire vaye Watkins’s story collection, swept nearly every award for short fiction. They head east, a route strewn with danger: sinkholes and patrolling authorities, bandits and the brutal, omnipresent sun.

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The Real Cool Killers

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Vintage Crime/Black Lizard #ad - Grand Central Publishing. But there are complications—like sonny, found standing over the body, high on hash, with a gun in his hand that fires only blanks; a gang called the Moslems; a disappearing suspect; and the fact that Coffin Ed’s daughter is up to her pretty little neck in the whole explosive business.

Wife between us paperback - October 30, 2018. Riverhead Books. Coffin ed johnson and grave digger jones get personally involved in a gang dispute in The Real Cool Killers, one of the most provocative cases in Chester Himes’s groundbreaking Harlem Detectives series. Many people had reasons for killing Ulysses Galen, a big Greek with too much money and too great a liking for young black girls.

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Doing Time: 25 Years of Prison Writing PEN American Center Prize Anthologies

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Arcade #ad - Bell chevigny, has selected the best of these submissions from over the last 25 years to create Doing Time: 25 Years of Prison Writing—a vital work, a former prison teacher, demonstrating that prison writing is a vibrant part of American literature. Wife between us paperback - October 30, 2018. With 1. 8 million men and women—roughly the population of Houston—In American jails and prisons, we must listen to “this small country of throwaway people, ” in Prejean’s words.

Doing time. For prison writers, reinventing oneself, preserving dignity, it means more than serving a sentence; it means staying alive and sane, and somehow retaining one’s humanity. For the last quarter century the prestigious writers’ organization PEN has sponsored a contest for writers behind bars to help prisoners face these challenges.

Doing Time: 25 Years of Prison Writing PEN American Center Prize Anthologies #ad - Riverhead Books. Grand Central Publishing. This new edition will contain updated biographies of all contributors. The 51 original prisoners contributing to this volume deliver surprising tales, and dispatches from an alien world covering the life span of imprisonment, from terrifying initiations to poignant friendships, lyrics, from confrontations with family to death row, and sometimes share extraordinary breakthroughs.

Doing time frees them from their sentence of silence. Used book in Good Condition.

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