172pages. 14cmx20,5cmx1,4cm. Broché. Trois s?urs se croisent, s'épaulent et se déchirent dans ce roman. L'aînée, Milou, tente d'agrémenter sa légende personnelle d'un supplément d'âme new-age. l. a. cadette, pink, rockeuse en fugue perpétuelle, prend de los angeles got here, décroche et replonge. except, l. a. plus frêle des trois, n'en parcourt pas moins à bicyclette les rues de Montréal pour une société de coursiers. Elle seule fait le lien entre Walter, le père presque absent, et tous ses rejetons à l. a. dérive. Et si le livre porte son curieux prénom -qu'on traduirait par à moins que , hormis ou other thané -c'est que, dans cette banlieue de l'Amérique francophone, until endosse malgré elle tout le poids du réel: misère urbaine, sociale, sexuelle et familiale. Sans amertume, mais non sans ironie. except invente sous nos yeux un nouveau sens de l. a. fraternité.
By George Lazăr
Think that someday a person arrives and warns you: you're approximately to die in a couple of days. after all, you chase him away, a man with ugly jokes as a pastime. yet he insists and proves you, utilizing proof that merely you need to recognize, that he had certainly kept your lifestyles a number of occasions, if you need to get to this second. whilst, with a view to delay your lifestyles, you want to pay.
Oh, I forgot to say, merely very wealthy humans have the opportunity of this provide. the idea of a criminal attempting to blackmail you crosses your brain. an individual able to set you up for a number of cash extra. yet no, he proves you that the gadget used to be invented, the only with which, in particular stipulations, lets have the opportunity of a glimpse to the longer term, a shortsighted one, yet more than enough to determine what we used to think basically God is aware: your approximate arrival at death's door. If some of these relatively occurred, may you pay the money? What in the event that your survival skill the loss of life of others, what could you choose?
This novel, The father or mother Angel, gives you the disclosure of an issue you by no means considered. Your existence, everybody's existence has a cost. It relies on how a lot are you prepared to pay. And often, to dwell with the consequences.
Originally released in 2009 via Millennium Press.
By Don Pendleton
Mack Bolan's one-man struggle opposed to the Mafia is going foreign and the south of France turns into a Bolan battleground.
By Dave Eggers
From Dave Eggers, best-selling writer of The Circle, a journey de strength of discussion and darkish humor, coursing feelings and tight control. Your Fathers, the place Are They? And the Prophets, Do They stay Forever? is the officially bold, brilliantly accomplished tale of 1 guy suffering to make experience of his kingdom, looking options the single means he understands how.
What do you do whilst you’re filled with questions: what occurred to missions to the moon? Why spend one thousand billion cash on struggle? the place did the United States get it wrong? If you’re Thomas, a tender guy nursing migraines and a scarcity of course, this demands drastic motion. to discover a few solutions, Thomas kidnaps a NASA astronaut and brings him to an deserted army base at the fringe of the California coast. Then the wondering starts off. The solutions has to be sincere. The from side to side may possibly even harm. it may well get uncomfortable. yet finally the reality will emerge.
By Susan Mallery
Wedding bells are ringing in Fool's Gold, yet no longer for Nevada Hendrix. Her triplet sisters are engaged, or even her mom has a extra lively love lifestyles than she does. made up our minds to make a clean commence, she applies for her dream activity, simply to find that her new boss is her old flame. possibly she might forget the truth that they have visible one another bare, yet she'll always remember the best way he broke her heart.
Tucker Janack concurs to Nevada's "business in simple terms" flooring ideas. in spite of everything, love is a seize that the development millionaire has shunned his entire existence. but if nice company companions turn into much more, each rule will get damaged. Will both of them be keen to aim again…or will their previous get within the way?
By Bob Mayer
From Publishers Weekly Mayer stick with up Eyes of the Hammer with a pulsing techno-thriller set in June 1989. As chinese language scholars are death in Tiananmen sq., the U.S. phases Dragon SIM-13--a regimen computing device workout regarding a simulated designated Forces raid on a chinese language oil pipeline. however the application has been written by way of general practitioner Meng, a refugee decided to strike a blow opposed to his onetime tormentors in Beijing, and Sgt. Dave Riley and his eco-friendly Beret A-team locate themselves truly in China, confronting catastrophe whilst a helicopter crash leaves part the lads stranded in antagonistic territory. Mayer, a professional on designated conflict operations, convincingly offers a state of affairs during which nobody in authority can relatively think the unexpected connection among computing device monitors and actual existence. He both effectively demonstrates how lower-echelon uncritical obedience to orders could make feel separately yet upload as much as absurdity. The book's maximum energy, even though, is its tale line. specifically, the ultimate rescue mission--featuring a hotshot lady helicopter pilot--is a nail-biter within the top culture of event fiction. Copyright Reed enterprise info, Inc. From Library magazine Meng, a chinese language computing device professional operating for a top-secret American facility at castle Meade, makes a speciality of simulation actions for unique Forces. while he comes to a decision to make simulated Dragon SIM-13 actual, the buttons he pushes organize an difficult invasion of mainland China to damage an oil pipeline. Captains Mitchell and Riley head the workforce flying in on helicopters. while one of many helicopters crashes, the repercussions are enormous--no one within the States is aware a few genuine invasion, other than Meng; and extremely few within the a ways East have any wisdom. A bold rescue by way of pilot Jean lengthy, spouse of Mitchell, produces a climax with sufficient suspense and motion to fulfill the main jaded of mystery lovers. the writer of Eyes of the Hammer supplies one other rousing story. - Robert H. Dona hugh, previously with Youngstown & Mahoning Cty. P.L., Ohio Copyright 1992 Reed company info, Inc. the golf green Beret sequence: Eyes of the Hammer Dragon Sim-13 Synbat minimize Out Eternity Base Z
By Richard Yates
During this vintage novel Richard Yates, hailed as a preeminent chronicler of the yankee and writer of the acclaimed Revolutionary Road, weaves a masterful, unflinching story of 2 households introduced jointly unintentionally, desperation, and wish.
Evan Shepard was once born with attractiveness, undesirable good fortune, and a love for the open ro however it used to be on one such force, together with his father from rural big apple into decrease big apple, that Evan’s lifestyles will be replaced ceaselessly. whilst their motor vehicle breaks down on a Greenwich Village highway, Evan’s father presses a random doorbell, searching for a cell. inside hours, families—sharing both advanced and addled histories—will come jointly. there'll be flirtation. there'll be a wedding. there'll be a baby, a brand new domestic… yet as Evan strikes additional into the uncharted land of manhood, because the men and women round him come into concentration, he faces roads now not taken and a trip no longer made—in Richard Yates’ haunting exploration of human restlessness, family members secrets and techniques, and a destiny formed by means of them either.
By Dayton Ward, Kevin Dilmore
STARFLEET CORPS OF ENGINEERS
Continuing the all-new trilogy that tells the starting place of the Starfleet Corps of Engineers!
While the U.S.S. da Vinci has controlled to prevent a boat that used to be careening uncontrolled, they nonetheless have paintings to do: the vessel's desktop has damaged down, and the send can't functionality with out it.
This echoes the early days of the S.C.E.:
Over a century prior to the times of the da Vinci, the Starship Enterprise™ encountered -- and deactivated -- a world-running computing device known as Landru on Beta III. within the aftermath of the incident, a staff of engineers, led by way of Montgomery Scott, is tasked with getting Beta III again on its ft. yet even in "death," Landru's impact can nonetheless be felt....
By Rosamund Hodge
Gilded Ashes is an atmospheric and darkly romantic reimagining of Cinderella set on the planet of Cruel Beauty. ideal for enthusiasts of An Ember within the Ashes and A court docket of Thorns and Roses.
Maia does not see the purpose of affection while it basically brings humans discomfort: Her useless mom haunts a person who hurts Maia, and her stepsisters are determined for his or her mother's approval, even if she despises them. in the meantime, Anax, inheritor to the Duke of Sardis, does not think in love either—not considering that he came upon that his early life sweetheart used to be merely utilizing him for his noble identify. but if Maia's and Anax's paths move prior to the royal ball, they detect that love is probably not the curse they as soon as inspiration. And it can also be the only factor which can retailer them both.
Fans who love Kristin Cashore and Rae Carson will locate every little thing they're searching for during this amazing and romantic novella
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By Sylvia Engdahl
Newbery Honor-winning writer Sylvia Louise Engdahl maintains Elena's saga during this lovely significant other to Enchantress from the Stars.
Elana, newly graduated from the Federation Anthropological provider Academy, is distributed instantly into probability on the earth Toris—a international poised near to nuclear struggle. She is ordered to purely realize, and mustn't ever exhibit her alien beginning or intervene with the planet's average process evolution. yet how can she stand by means of and watch? Her fellow agent, Randil, isn't safely informed to paintings within the box, and his compassion for the Torisians could lead him to intrude. but his very activities could result in the holocaust that he's so desperately attempting to hinder. Elana needs to make a vital selection: aspect with a renegade agent, or cease him at any expense . . .
"[A] stunning, haunting, poetic book."—Commonweal Magazine