Literature & Fiction

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  • booksreddit.com:The Klingon Hamlet

    The Klingon Hamlet

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    For too long, readers throughout the Federation have been exposed to The Tragedy of Khamlet, Son of the Emperor of Qo’nos, that classic work of Klingon™ literature, only through inadequate and misleading English translations. Now at last, thanks to the tireless efforts of the Klingon Language Institute, this powerful drama by the legendary Klingon playwright, Wil’yam Shex’pir, can be appreciated in the elegance and glory of its original tongue. This invaluable volume contains the complete te…


  • booksreddit.com:Legends: Stories By The Masters of Modern Fantasy

    Legends: Stories By The Masters of Modern Fantasy

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    Acclaimed writer and editor Robert Silverberg gathered eleven of the finest writers in Fantasy to contribute to this collection of short novels. Each of the writers was asked to write a new story based on one of his or her most famous series: from Stephen King’s opening piece set in his popular Gunslinger universe to Robert Jordan’s early look at his famed Wheel of Time saga, these stories are exceptionally well written and universally well told. The authors include King, Jordan, and Silverbe…


  • booksreddit.com:A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms (A Song of Ice and Fire)

    A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms (A Song of Ice and Fire)

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    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY LOS ANGELES TIMES AND BUZZFEED • Taking place nearly a century before the events of A Game of Thrones, A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms compiles the first three official prequel novellas to George R. R. Martin’s ongoing masterwork, A Song of Ice and Fire. These never-before-collected adventures recount an age when the Targaryen line still holds the Iron Throne, and the memory of the last dragon has not yet passed from living…


  • booksreddit.com:What Matters in Jane Austen?: Twenty Crucial Puzzles Solved

    What Matters in Jane Austen?: Twenty Crucial Puzzles Solved

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    Which important Austen characters never speak? Is there any sex in Austen? What do the characters call one another, and why? What are the right and wrong ways to propose marriage? In What Matters in Jane Austen?, John Mullan shows that we can best appreciate Austen’s brilliance by looking at the intriguing quirks and intricacies of her fiction. Asking and answering some very specific questions about what goes on in her novels, he reveals the inner workings of their greatness.In twenty short c…


  • booksreddit.com:The Promise She Made

    The Promise She Made

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    Is the grass really greener on the other side?It’s something Evelyn Barnes asks every day as her relationship with Liam, her boyfriend, sinks further into mundanity. And it’s a question to which she desperately seeks an answer. So when the chance to get what she wants presents itself, Evelyn has little choice but to grab it with both hands.An opportunity in the form of LoveBite, an obscure piece of bleeding-edge technology with potential to revolutionise human interaction and transform societ…


  • booksreddit.com:The Thin Green Line

    The Thin Green Line

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    An autobiographical novel of one man’s half decade spent at one of the world’s biggest retailers. Comedy, tragedy, romance, weirdness and more from behind the Thin Green Line.


  • booksreddit.com:Beyond the Plains (World of Myth) (Volume 1)

    Beyond the Plains (World of Myth) (Volume 1)

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    For sixteen years, Emily Stout has known a simple, yet harsh, life on the Great Plains—farming the land, avoiding thunderbirds and banshees, dealing with minotaurs and gnomes—but she dreams of more. She longs to wander the plains as a gunslinger, serve the angels as a knight, or anything else that could break her free of her trapped existence. Then, in a moment of desperation, Emily’s mother reveals a secret, one that will change everything for her, give her the chance to explore her world, …


  • booksreddit.com:Nailed: Ten Christian Myths That Show Jesus Never Existed at All

    Nailed: Ten Christian Myths That Show Jesus Never Existed at All

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    Why would anyone think Jesus never existed? Isn’t it perfectly reasonable to accept that he was a real first century figure? As it turns out, no. NAILED sheds light on ten beloved Christian myths, and, with evidence gathered from historians across the theological spectrum, shows how they point to a Jesus Christ created solely through allegorical alchemy of hope and imagination; a messiah transformed from a purely literary, theological construct into the familiar figure of Jesus – in short, a …


  • booksreddit.com:Metaphors We Live By

    Metaphors We Live By

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    The now-classic Metaphors We Live By changed our understanding of metaphor and its role in language and the mind. Metaphor, the authors explain, is a fundamental mechanism of mind, one that allows us to use what we know about our physical and social experience to provide understanding of countless other subjects. Because such metaphors structure our most basic understandings of our experience, they are “metaphors we live by”—metaphors that can shape our perceptions and actions without our eve…


  • booksreddit.com:Secrets of Mental Math: The Mathemagician's Guide to Lightning Calculation and Amazing Math Tricks

    Secrets of Mental Math: The Mathemagician’s Guide to Lightning Calculation and Amazing Math Tricks

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    These simple math secrets and tricks will forever change how you look at the world of numbers.Secrets of Mental Math will have you thinking like a math genius in no time. Get ready to amaze your friends—and yourself—with incredible calculations you never thought you could master, as renowned “mathemagician” Arthur Benjamin shares his techniques for lightning-quick calculations and amazing number tricks. This book will teach you to do math in your head faster than you ever thought possible, dr…


  • booksreddit.com:Ishmael: An Adventure of the Mind and Spirit

    Ishmael: An Adventure of the Mind and Spirit

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    One of the most beloved and bestselling novels of spiritual adventure ever published, Ishmael has earned a passionate following among readers and critics alike. TEACHER SEEKS PUPIL. Must have an earnest desire to save the world. Apply in person. It was just a three-line ad in the personals section, but it launched the adventure of a lifetime. So begins an utterly unique and captivating novel. In Ishmael, which received the Turner Tomorrow Fellowship for the best work of fiction offering posit…


  • booksreddit.com:Feelings from A to Z (A Little golden book)

    Feelings from A to Z (A Little golden book)

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    A farmer who likes everything to be neat and orderly is confused when his cow meows, his cat quacks, and his duck clucks.


  • booksreddit.com:Do Penguins Have Knees? An Imponderables Book

    Do Penguins Have Knees? An Imponderables Book

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    Ponder, if you willWhat happens to your Social Security number when you die?Why are peanuts listed as an ingredient in plain M&Ms?Why is Barbie’s hair made out of nylon, but Ken’s hair is plastic?What makes up the ever-mysterious “new-car smell”?Pop-culture guru David Feldman demystifies these topics and so much more in Do Penguins Have Knees? — the unchallenged source of answers to civilization’s most perplexing questions.Part of the Imponderables® series, Do Penguins Have Knees? arms reade…


  • booksreddit.com:Usborne Guide to Computer and Video Games and How to Win (Usborne Computers & Electronics)

    Usborne Guide to Computer and Video Games and How to Win (Usborne Computers & Electronics)

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  • booksreddit.com:The Tao of Pooh

    The Tao of Pooh

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    For Taoists everywhere, the New York Times bestseller from the author of The Te of Piglet.Happy 90th birthday (10/14/16), to one of the world’s most beloved icons of literature, Winnie-the-Pooh! The how of Pooh? The Tao of who? The Tao of Pooh!?! In which it is revealed that one of the world’s great Taoist masters isn’t Chinese–or a venerable philosopher–but is in fact none other than that effortlessly calm, still, reflective bear. A. A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh! While Eeyore frets, and Pigl…


  • booksreddit.com:Red Rain: A Novel

    Red Rain: A Novel

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    The author of the New York Times bestselling Goosebumps and Fear Street series uses his knack for creating terror to tap into some very grown up fears in this terrifying horror novel centered on a town in the grip of a sinister revolt.Travel writer Lea Sutter finds herself on a small island off the coast of South Carolina, at the wrong place at the wrong time, and barely escapes with her life when a freak hurricane cuts through the island. In the storm’s aftermath, she discovers two orphaned …


  • booksreddit.com:Promise of Blood (Powder Mage series Book 1)

    Promise of Blood (Powder Mage series Book 1)

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    The Age of Kings is dead . . . and I have killed it. It’s a bloody business overthrowing a king…Field Marshal Tamas’ coup against his king sent corrupt aristocrats to the guillotine and brought bread to the starving. But it also provoked war with the Nine Nations, internal attacks by royalist fanatics, and the greedy to scramble for money and power by Tamas’s supposed allies: the Church, workers unions, and mercenary forces. It’s up to a few…Stretched to his limit, Tamas is relying heavi…


  • booksreddit.com:Q

    Q

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    In 1517, Martin Luther nails his ninety-five theses to the door of Wittenburg Cathedral, and a dance of death begins between a radical Anabaptist with many names and a loyal papal spy known mysteriously as “Q.” In this brilliantly conceived literary thriller set in the chaos of the Reformation-an age devastated by wars of religion-a young theology student adopts the cause of heretics and the disinherited and finds himself pursued by a relentless papal informer and heretic hunter. What begins …


  • booksreddit.com:Feminism Is for Everybody: Passionate Politics

    Feminism Is for Everybody: Passionate Politics

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    A genuine feminist politics always brings us from bondage to freedom, from lovelessness to loving….There can be no love without justice.—from the chapter “To Love Again: The Heart of Feminism”In this engaging and provocative volume, bell hooks introduces a popular theory of feminism rooted in common sense and the wisdom of experience. Hers is a vision of a beloved community that appeals to all those committed to equality, mutual respect, and justice.hooks applies her critical analysis to th…


  • booksreddit.com:The Redwall Cookbook

    The Redwall Cookbook

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    Ever read a Redwall novel and wonder exactly what Abbot’s Special Abbey Trifle is? Or how to make Shrimp ’N Hotroot Soup, that delicacy of otters everywhere? Or Mole’s Favourite Turnip and Tater Deeper ’N Ever Pie? From the simple refreshment of Summer Strawberry Fizz to Great Hall Gooseberry Fool, they’re all here, along with dozens of other favorites sure to turn young hands into seasoned chefs, illustrated in full color with all the charm and magic that is Redwall. A gift like no other for…