Fiction

Download E-books Los años con Laura Díaz PDF

By Carlos Fuentes

Los años con Laura Díaz está basada en conversaciones sostenidas con sus dos abuelas, y comprende un lapso de a hundred años, desde 1868 a 1968.

El clamor del tumulto que quiere cambiar el destino de México converge con los angeles ruta colorida de un par de grandes de los angeles pintura common: Frida Kahlo y Diego Rivera.

La familia que formará Cósima en Veracruz, casada con Felipe, cuya madre period francesa, estará formada también por otras tres mujeres: Hilda, Virginia y Leticia, los angeles madre de Laura. los angeles historia de los angeles protagonista es narrada al tiempo que l. a. historia del país. los angeles intención del autor es recuperar l. a. parte femenina que ha quedado diluida en los angeles historia de un país fundamentalmente masculino, donde los angeles herencia azteca, árabe y española l. a. ha marginado del acontecer histórico.

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Download E-books The Bright Forever: A Novel PDF

By Lee Martin

On a night like all different, nine-year-old Katie Mackey, daughter of the main prosperous kin in a small city at the plains of Indiana, units out on her bicycle to come back a few library books.

This uncomplicated act is on the middle of The vibrant Forever, a suspenseful, deeply affecting novel concerning the offerings humans make that adjust their lives ceaselessly. holding truth, hypothesis, and contradiction taking part in off each other because the info spread, writer Lee Martin creates a fast moving tale that's as gripping because it is richly human. His attractive, clear-eyed prose builds to an exceptionally nuanced portrayal of the advanced provide and take between humans suffering to keep up their humanity within the shadow of a loss.

Reminiscent of books such as The Little buddy and The wonderful Bones, yet so much memorable for its personal perceptions and power, the intense Forever is a compelling and emotional story concerning the human want to know even the toughest fact.

A Featured exchange of the Literary Guild, Doubleday booklet membership, and Book-of-the-Month Club

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Download E-books The Skies of Pern PDF

By Anne McCaffrey

The long-awaited new Dragonriders of Pern® novel
from bestselling writer Anne McCaffrey

It is a time of desire and remorse, of endings and beginnings. The pink big name, that celestial curse whose eccentric orbit used to be liable for Thread, has been shifted to a risk free orbit, and the present Threadfall stands out as the final. Technological marvels are altering the face of existence on Pern, and the dragonriders, led by way of F’lessan, son of F’lar and Lessa and rider of bronze Golanth, and Tia, rider of eco-friendly Zaranth, needs to forge a brand new position for themselves in an international which could not desire them.

But swap isn't really effortless for everybody. There are those that will cease at not anything to maintain Pern and its humans natural. And now a brand-new risk looms from the skies and threatens a disaster of incredible proportions. once more, the area seems to be to the dragons and their riders to avoid wasting the realm. yet now, because the friendship of F’lessan and Tia starts off to bloom into whatever extra, unexpected tragedy moves: a tragedy destined to endlessly swap the future–not simply of the 2 younger fanatics, yet of each human and dragon on Pern . . .

“McCaffrey’s attractive and crafty dragons hold the day–and the novel–with impeccable, impossible to resist panache.”
–Publishers Weekly

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Download E-books The Yada Yada Prayer Group (Yada Yada Series) PDF

By Neta Jackson

What do an ex-con, a former drug addict, a true property dealer, a faculty pupil and a married mom of 2 have in common?

Nothing, or so i assumed. Who may have imagined that God might make a prayer team as mismatched as ours the nearest of associates? I nearly didn’t even visit the Chicago Women’s Conference—after all, being thrown including strangers wasn’t precisely my “comfort zone.” yet whatever occurred that weekend to make us notice we needed to grasp jointly, and the Yada Yada Prayer workforce” used to be born! while I confronted the most important difficulty of my lifestyles, God used my newfound Sisters to teach me what it skill to be only a sinner kept through grace.

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Download E-books Waiting for Columbus PDF

By Thomas Trofimuk

On a gorgeous April morning, a guy is delivered to an insane asylum in modern Spain, claiming to be the mythical navigator Christopher Columbus. present in the treacherous instantly of Gibraltar, he's basically delusional and has suffered a trauma so serious that he has became clear of fact. As he spins the tall stories of event and romance of somebody who existed within the overdue 15th century, the lonely Nurse Consuela can’t support yet be enchanted via his spirit. who's Columbus? the place did he come from? This astonishing tale approximately one man’s painstaking look for fact and loyalty will hang-out the reader lengthy after the ultimate page. 

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Download E-books Truth Machine PDF

Organize to have your notion of fact rocked to its very foundation.

It is the 12 months 2004. Violent crime is the number 1 political factor in the USA. Now, the rapid and likely Anti-Crime invoice promises a formerly convicted violent felony one reasonable trial, one speedy charm, then rapid execution. to avoid abuse of the legislations, a laptop has to be outfitted that detects lies with one hundred pc accuracy.

Once perfected, the reality computing device will swap the face of the area. but the race to complete the reality computing device forces one guy to dedicate a stunning act of treachery, burdening him with a depressing mystery that collides with every little thing he believes in. Now he needs to cover the reality from his personal construction . . . or face his execution.

By turns confident and chilling--and consistently profound--The fact desktop is not anything below a background of the long run, a spellbinding chronicle that resonates with perception, knowledge . . . and fantastic possibility.

"PROFOUND."
--Associated Press

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Download E-books The Causal Angel (Jean le Flambeur) PDF

By Hannu Rajaniemi

With his infectious love of storytelling in all its kinds, his wealthy characterization and his unmatched seize of thrillingly strange state-of-the-art technology, Hannu Rajaniemi quickly set a brand new benchmark for technology Fiction within the twenty first century. Now, along with his 3rd novel, he completes the story of the numerous lives, and minds, of gentleman rogue Jean de Flambeur.

Influenced as a lot via the fin de siècle novels of Maurice leBlanc as he's by means of the greats of SF, Rajaniemi weaves complicated, hot capers via awesome technological know-how, amazing visions of a wild destiny, and deep conjectures at the nature of fact and story.

In The Causal Angel we will realize the last word fates of Jean, his company Miele, the independently minded send Perhonnen, and the remainder of a fractured and numerous humanity flung through the sunlight system.

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Download E-books Disguise PDF

By Hugo Hamilton

1945. on the finish of the second one international battle, a tender mom loses her two-year-old boy within the bombings of Berlin. She flees to the south, the place her father unearths one of the refugee trains a tender foundling of a similar age to interchange his grandson. He makes his daughter promise by no means to inform someone, together with her husband—still struggling with at the Russian front—that the boy isn't her personal. no one will understand the difference.

2008. Gregor Liedmann is a Jewish guy now in his sixties. he's an getting older rocker who ran clear of domestic, a trumpet participant, and a progressive stone-thrower left over from the 1968 protests. On a unmarried day spent accumulating fruit in an orchard open air Berlin with friends and family, Gregor seems to be again over his existence, sifting via truth and reminiscence in an effort to identify the reality. What occurred on that trip south within the ultimate days of the struggle? Why did his grandfather Emil disappear, and why did the gestapo torture Uncle Max? the following, within the calmness of the orchard, together with his ex-wife Mara and son Daniel, Gregor attempts to release the secrets and techniques of his prior.

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