Elemental The Tsunami Relief Anthology

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ISBN: 9781466827356
Release Date: 2006-05-16
Number of pages: 384
Author: Steven Savile
Publisher: Macmillan

Download and read online Elemental The Tsunami Relief Anthology in PDF and EPUB In the winter of 2005, after the horrifying natural disaster of the tsunami in Southeast Asia, Steve Savile and Alethea Kontis joined forces to raise money to help the distressed survivors and have created Elemental. They solicited SF and fantasy stories, all new and never published elsewhere, from many of the top writers in the genres today, and received immediate responses in the form of the excellent stories here in this book. Elemental has an introduction by Arthur C.Clarke and more than twenty stories by Brian Aldiss, David Drake, Jacqueline Carey, Martha Wells, Larry Niven, Joe Haldeman, Eric Nylund, Sherrilyn Kenyon writing as Kinley MacGregor, and a Dune story by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson, and many others. They created in Elemental one of the most important genre anthologies of the year, but more than that: in giving real value for the purchase price, everyone who sells this book can be proud, and everyone who buys it will be richly rewarded for supporting the tsunami relief effort. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.


The Dark Hunter Companion

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ISBN: 1429931345
Release Date: 2007-11-13
Number of pages: 464
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Download and read online The Dark Hunter Companion in PDF and EPUB Consider this handbook your education. Hunter 101. And don't go thinking you got off easy just because there's not a pop quiz at the end. This is the good stuff. The real deal. In here you'll find out all there is to know about being a Dark-Hunter. Now for the disclaimer: This book is mutable. It goes with the wind. It changes more often than the mind of a sixteen-year-old Gemini with a closet full of clothes and a date in an hour. Don't be surprised if you open it up for the thirty-five thousandth time and find something old, something new, something borrowed or. . .well you get the point. Curl up in a comfy chair with some millennium-old scotch and feast upon the informative banquet I have prepared for your enjoyment. Welcome to your new life. ---From the Dark-Hunter Companion


The Books of Raksura

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ISBN: 9781627933001
Release Date: 2013-07-15
Number of pages: 948
Author: Martha Wells
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online The Books of Raksura in PDF and EPUB The Complete Raksura Series, by Martha Wells. Containing Cloud Roads (2011), The Serpent Sea (2012), The Siren Depths (2013).


The Serpent Sea

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ISBN: 9781597803335
Release Date: 2012-01-01
Number of pages: 320
Author: Martha Wells
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online The Serpent Sea in PDF and EPUB Moon, once a solitary wanderer, has become consort to Jade, sister queen of the Indigo Cloud court. Together, they travel with their people on a pair of flying ships in hopes of finding a new home for their colony. Moon finally feels like he's found a tribe where he belongs. But when the travelers reach the ancestral home of Indigo Cloud, shrouded within the trunk of a mountain-sized tree, they discover a blight infecting its core. Nearby they find the remains of the invaders who may be responsible, as well as evidence of a devastating theft. This discovery sends Moon and the hunters of Indigo Cloud on a quest for the heartstone of the tree — a quest that will lead them far away, across the Serpent Sea. In this followup to The Cloud Roads, Martha Wells returns with a world-spanning odyssey, a mystery that only provokes more questions — and the adventure of a lifetime.


Stories of the Raksura

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ISBN: 9781597805711
Release Date: 2014-09-02
Number of pages: 93
Author: Martha Wells
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Stories of the Raksura in PDF and EPUB In "The Falling World," Jade, sister queen of the Indigo Cloud Court, has traveled with Chime and Balm to another Raksuran court. When she fails to return, her consort, Moon, along with Stone and a party of warriors and hunters, must track them down. Finding them turns out to be the easy part; freeing them from an ancient trap hidden in the depths of the Reaches is much more difficult.


Library Journal

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105123005113
Release Date: 2006-04
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The Year s Best Fantasy and Horror 2007

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ISBN: 0312369433
Release Date: 2007-10-02
Number of pages: 608
Author: Kelly Link
Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Download and read online The Year s Best Fantasy and Horror 2007 in PDF and EPUB For twenty years this award-winning compilation has been the nonpareil benchmark against which all other annual fantasy and horror collections are judged. Directed first by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling and for the past four years by Datlow and Kelly Link & Gavin J. Grant, it consistently presents the strangest, the funniest, the darkest, the sharpest, the most original--in short, the best fantasy and horror. The current collection, marking a score of years, offers more than forty stories and poems from almost as many sources. Summations of the field by the editors are complemented by articles by Edward Bryant, Charles de Lint and Jeff VanderMeer highlighting the best of the fantastic in, respectively, media, music and comics as well as honorable mentions--notable works that didn't quite make the cut but are nonetheless worthy of attention. The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: 20th Annual Collection is a cornucopia of fantastic delights, an unparalleled resource and indispensable reference that captures the unique excitement and beauty of the fantastic in all its gloriously diverse forms, from the lightest fantasy to the darkest horror.


The Cloud Roads

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ISBN: 9781597803038
Release Date: 2011-03-01
Number of pages: 300
Author: Martha Wells
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online The Cloud Roads in PDF and EPUB Moon has spent his life hiding what he is — a shape-shifter able to transform himself into a winged creature of flight. An orphan with only vague memories of his own kind, Moon tries to fit in among the tribes of his river valley, with mixed success. Just as Moon is once again cast out by his adopted tribe, he discovers a shape-shifter like himself... someone who seems to know exactly what he is, who promises that Moon will be welcomed into his community. What this stranger doesn't tell Moon is that his presence will tip the balance of power... that his extraordinary lineage is crucial to the colony's survival... and that his people face extinction at the hands of the dreaded Fell! Now Moon must overcome a lifetime of conditioning in order to save and himself... and his newfound kin.


Stories of the Raksura The Dead City The Dark Earth Below

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ISBN: 9781597805803
Release Date: 2015-06-02
Number of pages: 240
Author: Martha Wells
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Stories of the Raksura The Dead City The Dark Earth Below in PDF and EPUB Moon, Jade, and other favorites from the Indigo Cloud Court return with two new novellas from Martha Wells. Martha Wells continues to enthusiastically ignore genre conventions in her exploration of the fascinating world of the Raksura. Her novellas and short stories contain all the elements fans have come to love from the Raksura books: courtly intrigue and politics, unfolding mysteries that reveal an increasingly strange wider world, and threats both mundane and magical. "The Dead City" is a tale of Moon before he came to the Indigo Court. As Moon is fleeing the ruins of Saraseil, a groundling city destroyed by the Fell, he flies right into another potential disaster when a friendly caravanserai finds itself under attack by a strange force. In "The Dark Earth Below," Moon and Jade face their biggest adventure yet; their first clutch. But even as Moon tries to prepare for impending fatherhood, members of the Kek village in the colony tree's roots go missing, and searching for them only leads to more mysteries as the court is stalked by an unknown enemy. Stories of Moon and the shape changers of Raksura have delighted readers for years. This world is a dangerous place full of strange mysteries, where the future can never be taken for granted and must always be fought for with wits and ingenuity, and often tooth and claw. With these two new novellas, Martha Wells shows that the world of the Raksura has many more stories to tell...


The Siren Depths

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ISBN: 9781597804400
Release Date: 2012-12-04
Number of pages: 320
Author: Martha Wells
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

Download and read online The Siren Depths in PDF and EPUB All his life, Moon roamed the Three Worlds, a solitary wanderer forced to hide his true nature — until he was reunited with his own kind, the Raksura, and found a new life as consort to Jade, sister queen of the Indigo Cloud court. But now a rival court has laid claim to him, and Jade may or may not be willing to fight for him. Beset by doubts, Moon must travel in the company of strangers to a distant realm where he will finally face the forgotten secrets of his past, even as an old enemy returns with a vengeance. The Fell, a vicious race of shape-shifting predators, menaces groundlings and Raksura alike. Determined to crossbreed with the Raksura for arcane purposes, they are driven by an ancient voice that cries out from . . . .The siren depths.


Edge of Worlds

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ISBN: 9781597805957
Release Date: 2016-04-05
Number of pages: 400
Author: Martha Wells
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Edge of Worlds in PDF and EPUB An expedition of groundlings from the Empire of Kish have traveled through the Three Worlds to the Indigo Cloud court of the Raksura, shape-shifting creatures of flight that live in large family groups. The groundlings have found a sealed ancient city at the edge of the shallow seas, near the deeps of the impassable Ocean. They believe it to be the last home of their ancestors and ask for help getting inside. But the Raksura fear it was built by their own distant ancestors, the Forerunners, and the last sealed Forerunner city they encountered was a prison for an unstoppable evil. Prior to the groundlings' arrival, the Indigo Cloud court had been plagued by visions of a disaster that could destroy all the courts in the Reaches. Now, the court's mentors believe the ancient city is connected to the foretold danger. A small group of warriors, including consort Moon, an orphan new to the colony and the Raksura's idea of family, and sister queen Jade, agree to go with the groundling expedition to investigate. But the predatory Fell have found the city too, and in the race to keep the danger contained, the Raksura may be the ones who inadvertently release it. The Edge of Worlds, from celebrated fantasy author Martha Wells, returns to the fascinating world of The Cloud Roads for the first book in a new series of strange lands, uncanny beings, dead cities, and ancient danger.


Sunfail

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ISBN: 9781617754265
Release Date: 2015-10-09
Number of pages: 300
Author: Steven Savile
Publisher: Akashic Books

Download and read online Sunfail in PDF and EPUB "Frighteningly realistic...With fast-paced action, awesome fight scenes (one between two brilliant female assassins is particularly well done), relatable heroes, and just the right balance between intrigue and plot twists, Sunfail is a fun and exciting read with a wide appeal perfect for fans of complex series heroes like Jack Reacher and Joe Ledger, with a dash of Dan Brown sensibility." --Booklist "Scary conspiracy thriller...Clever." --Publishers Weekly "From Akashic Books's Infamous imprint comes Steve Saville's Sunfail (Nov.) which stars New York City subway electrician and former Special Forces soldier Jake Quinn as he fights a conspiracy by the world's richest men to destroy the world." --Library Journal "Does fiction get much darker than the sun going out forever? Not in my book--or Savile's either! In this atmospheric little dystopia the sun is dimming, weather is changing, and regular people are getting weirder as time goes on....Savile lavishes attention on words to excellent, sense-heavy effect; New York is a 'beaten city' with 'weeping bricks.' Deliberate and creepy, this taps into genuine human traits like fear, greed, and stupidity." --Library Journal's Books for Dudes column "This fast-paced speculative thriller delves into the machinations of a sinister secret organization." --Shelf Awareness "There are Mayan code names and conspiracies swirling in this fantastic novel, but the ending...will leave readers hoping there is a sequel....Any readers who have been fans of Dan Brown's conspiracies will enjoy Savile, who is a master of his craft....Long-time fans of Steven Savile's novels won't be disappointed with this latest novel, and readers who have never read Savile before will have a new favorite author." --New York Journal of Books "Savile’s storytelling is riveting. He keeps to the plot, sparing readers the insipid backstories that often weigh down global thrillers." --Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine "Quite entertaining....[Sunfail] will grab your attention and keep you turning the pages as you attempt to figure out how our heroes will escape the traps set for them." --East Niagara Post "Intriguing and fast-paced....A wickedly clever tale in which the action never relents." --Fresh Fiction Dogs howl in the streets, running wild. Birds fall dead from the sky. Even the sun itself is failing. As darkness descends all hell breaks loose and terrorists strike hard and fast, taking out the army base at Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn, leaving Manhattan vulnerable. Jake Carter is an NYC subway electrician and former Special Forces operative. When he finds two young men spraying graffiti across the subway station walls, he realizes their marks aren't gang tags or band names: they are a message, a call to arms spelled out in a lost language. The Hidden are communicating with each other. The end of the world has arrived, and it's being orchestrated by those unseen--for profit. Carter finds himself dragged into a world of conspiracy and menace by a woman he hasn't spoken to in over a decade: Sandra Keane, his ex-girlfriend, is one of the few who knows what’s going on. She has just turned against her paymasters, and now she's running for her life with nowhere left to hide. With Sandra, Carter must answer some impossible questions: How do you fight an enemy you cannot see? How do you defeat ghosts? How do you stop some of the richest and most powerful men in the world when they own the shadows? And most important of all, how do you stay alive when the world around you is dying?


The Siren Depths

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ISBN: 9781597804394
Release Date: 2012-12-01
Number of pages: 320
Author: Martha Wells
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online The Siren Depths in PDF and EPUB All his life, Moon roamed the Three Worlds, a solitary wanderer forced to hide his true nature — until he was reunited with his own kind, the Raksura, and found a new life as consort to Jade, sister queen of the Indigo Cloud court. But now a rival court has laid claim to him, and Jade may or may not be willing to fight for him. Beset by doubts, Moon must travel in the company of strangers to a distant realm where he will finally face the forgotten secrets of his past, even as an old enemy returns with a vengeance. The Fell, a vicious race of shape-shifting predators, menaces groundlings and Raksura alike. Determined to crossbreed with the Raksura for arcane purposes, they are driven by an ancient voice that cries out from . . . .The siren depths.


Books in Print 2009 2010

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ISBN: 0835250164
Release Date: 2009
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American Born Chinese

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ISBN: 9781466805460
Release Date: 2006-09-06
Number of pages: 240
Author: Gene Luen Yang
Publisher: First Second

Download and read online American Born Chinese in PDF and EPUB A tour-de-force by rising indy comics star Gene Yang, American Born Chinese tells the story of three apparently unrelated characters: Jin Wang, who moves to a new neighborhood with his family only to discover that he's the only Chinese-American student at his new school; the powerful Monkey King, subject of one of the oldest and greatest Chinese fables; and Chin-Kee, a personification of the ultimate negative Chinese stereotype, who is ruining his cousin Danny's life with his yearly visits. Their lives and stories come together with an unexpected twist in this action-packed modern fable. American Born Chinese is an amazing ride, all the way up to the astonishing climax. American Born Chinese is a 2006 National Book Award Finalist for Young People's Literature, the winner of the 2007 Eisner Award for Best Graphic Album: New, an Eisner Award nominee for Best Coloring and a 2007 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.