Category: Adventure

  • After America (The Disappearance)

    By John Birmingham

    The global replaced ceaselessly whilst an important wave of strength slammed into North the USA and burnt up ninety nine percentage of the inhabitants. because the usa lay in ruins, chaos erupted around the globe.

    Now, whereas a skeleton American executive attempts to reconstruct the kingdom, swarms of pirates and overseas militias plunder the lawless barren region the place even the president is reasonable prey. In big apple urban, armies of seriously armed predators carry sway—and carry off a suffering U.S. army. In Texas, a rogue basic bent on secession leads a brutal crusade opposed to immigrants. And in England, a U.S. detailed ops agent enters a shadow conflict opposed to a perilous enemy who has made the struggle own. whereas the president ponders a blitz assault on America’s as soon as maximum urban, the forces of order and anarchy salary all-out conflict for postapocalyptic dominance—and a handful of survivors needs to come to a decision how a ways to visit salvage no matter what doubtful destiny awaits . . . after America.

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  • Fablehaven

    By Brandon Mull

    To be used IN colleges AND LIBRARIES in simple terms. Unaware that their grandfather is the present caretaker of Fablehaven, Kendra and her brother, Seth, enterprise into this magical land full of harmful and plotting witches, imps, and fairies.
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  • The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea

    By Sebastian Junger

    There is not anything imaginary approximately Junger's e-book; it's all terrifyingly, awesomely real.--Los Angeles Times

    It was once the typhoon of the century, boasting waves over 100 ft high—a tempest created via so infrequent a mixture of things that meteorologists deemed it "the excellent storm." In a booklet that has turn into a vintage, Sebastian Junger explores the historical past of the fishing undefined, the technological know-how of storms, and the candid debts of the folk whose lives the typhoon touched. ?The ideal Storm? is a real-life mystery that makes us suppose like we now have been stuck, helpless, within the grip of a strength of nature past our figuring out or keep watch over. eight pages of illustrations
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  • Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific in a Raft

    By Thor Heyerdahl

    Now an enormous movie, Kon-Tiki is the list of Thor Heyerdahl’s mind-blowing three-month voyage around the Pacific.

    Kon-Tiki is the list of an marvelous adventure—a trip of 4,300 nautical miles around the Pacific Ocean by way of raft. Intrigued through Polynesian folklore, biologist Thor Heyerdahl suspected that the South Sea Islands have been settled through an historical race from millions of miles to the east, led by way of a legendary hero, Kon-Tiki. He determined to turn out his concept by way of duplicating the mythical voyage.

    On April 28, 1947, Heyerdahl and 5 different adventurers sailed from Peru on a balsa log raft. After 3 months at the open sea, encountering raging storms, whales, and sharks, they sighted land—the Polynesian island of Puka Puka.

    Translated into sixty-five languages, Kon-Tiki is a vintage, inspiring story of bold and courage—a tremendous saga of guys opposed to the sea.

    This variation contains a foreword through the writer and a different visible essay of the voyage.
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  • Ship Breaker

    By Paolo Bacigalupi

    A gritty, high-stakes experience set in a futuristic international the place oil is scarce, yet loyalty is scarcer.

    In America's Gulf Coast quarter, grounded oil tankers are being damaged down for components through crews of youngsters. Nailer, a teenage boy, works the sunshine team, scavenging for copper wiring simply to make quota-and with a bit of luck dwell to work out one other day. but if, by means of good fortune or unintentionally, he discovers an attractive clipper send beached in the course of a contemporary storm, Nailer faces an important choice of his lifestyles: Strip the send for all it truly is worthy or rescue its lone survivor, a stunning and filthy rich lady who could lead on him to a greater life....

    In this strong novel, Paolo Bacigalupi provides an exciting, fast paced experience set in a vibrant and uncooked, doubtful destiny.
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  • The Universe Wide Web 2. Uploading

    By Simon J Morley

    The moment booklet within the Universe vast net sequence, an event sequence a few younger boy, Jack, who stumbles upon the intergalactic net, the place creatures from everywhere in the universe meet to speak, proportion, exchange and play.

    In this tale Jack, now a pro web-surfer, is assembly new acquaintances on the net. yet one among his previous buddies from institution manages to trick his means onto the net. He will get misplaced and Jack has to move looking for him. Jack encounters extra pleasure, event and threat, as he discovers not just is his school-friend in mortal possibility, however the internet is threatened via a strong enemy - a person Jack is familiar with. Can Jack store his tuition good friend and store the internet?

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  • Blue Star Priestess (Demon Lord Book 3)

    By Morgan Blayde

    Simply because occasionally you want to struggle hearth WITH HELLFIRE, THERE’S CAINE DEATHWALKER: RAISED AS A DEMON, ARMED LIKE A GUN service provider, AND FUELED by means of BOOZE. great IS a grimy observe AND KILLING IS WHAT HE DOES most sensible. MAKE a freelance WITH HELL AND HE might be in your facet, GOD assist you.


    BLUE megastar PRIESTESS


    THE MILF FROM HELL: SHE’S sizzling, deadly, and never speculated to BE ALIVE. CAINE’S FATHER KILLED OFF all of the ATLANTEAN DEMONS a long time in the past, LEAVING basically HIMSELF. yet actual OR now not, THE BLUE celebrity PRIESTESS AND HER DEMON SON ARE ON A challenge OF VENGEANCE, ORCHESTRATING AN INVASION FROM THE SHADOWS. ALL OF L.A. IS THEIR aim. CAINE IS HIT FROM each aspect, ALL yet leaping FLAMING HOOPS LIKE A CIRCUS POODLE.


    BETRAYAL OF HIS urban could be the in basic terms approach to reserve it, so long as not anyone unearths OUT.

    FOR MATURE AUDIENCES.
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  • Once Upon a Crime (The Sisters Grimm, Book 4)

    By Michael Buckley

    The Grimms take big apple within the fourth publication within the New York Times bestselling series!

    When fairy-tale detectives Sabrina and Daphne Grimm enterprise again to the massive urban to assist a chum, they land in the course of an important secret. Puck’s father, King Oberon, has been murdered, and the Grimms suspect one of many many recognized (and notorious) fairy-tale people who name town domestic. Can they locate the wrongdoer whereas coming to phrases with their mother’s mystery existence? and should Sabrina ever settle for her family’s destiny?

    Funny and fast moving, this sequence places a clean spin on girl-detective tales and has gained an everexpanding variety of fans.

    F&P point: U
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  • The Devil's Cat (The Devil Series, Book 4)

    By William W. Johnstone

    The city used to be alive with cats. Sam, Nydia, and Little Sam had by no means obvious such a lot of of them. The cats' eyes have been sparkling slits as they watched the beginners. And their bushy tails have been slowly switching from side to side. . . town was once ripe with evil. quickly Sam, Nydia and Little Sam may conflict the forces of darkness, status by myself opposed to the last word predator--The Devil's Cat. publication disguise designed with "horror" hologram.
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  • Journals: Captain Scott's Last Expedition (Oxford World's Classics)

    By Robert Falcon Scott, Max Jones

    Captain Scott's personal account of his tragic race with Roald Amundsen for the South Pole extremely joyful the realm in 1913. This new version of his Journals publishes for the 1st time an entire checklist of the alterations made to Scott's unique textual content earlier than e-book. - ;'For God's sake take care of our people'

    Captain Scott's harrowing account of his day trip to the South Pole in 1910-12 used to be first released in 1913. In his journals Scott files his party's confident departure from New Zealand, the harmful voyage of theTerra Nova to Antarctica, and the trek with ponies and canine around the ice to the Pole. at the approach the explorers behavior clinical experiments, acquire specimens, and get to understand every one other's characters. Their discovery that Amundsen has overwhelmed them to their target, and the patience with which they face an 850-mile march to safeguard, became the stuff of legend.

    This new version publishes for the 1st time an entire record of the alterations made to Scott's unique textual content prior to ebook. In his advent Max Jones illuminates the Journals' writing and ebook, Scott's altering acceptance, and the continuing appeal of heroes in our cynical age. - ;definitive...Max Jones and the publishers are to be congratulated in this re-creation of a vintage tale, and for delivering it at the sort of average rate. it's going to be the ultimate for a long time. - Polar checklist 42
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