Download E-books What Maisie Knew: and The Pupil (Vintage Classics) PDF

By Henry James

Stuck within the crossfire of her mom and dad' acrimonious divorce, witness to their battles, intrigues and affairs, overlooked and exploited, Maisie is a baby who is familiar with an excessive amount of concerning the global of adults. James's portrait of a bit woman who keeps her goodness and dignity within the face of the bitterness and profligacy of her warring mom and dad is either thought-provoking and encouraging.

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Download E-books Down the Rabbit Hole PDF

By J. D. Robb, Mary Blayney, Mary Kay McComas, Elaine Fox, R. C. Ryan

Some of your favorite New York Times bestselling authors current 5 all-new tales instructed during the taking a look glass—including a brand new Eve Dallas novella!

You’re overdue for a crucial date...
Enter a wonderland of spell binding stories. It’s a spot that’s neither right here nor there, the place issues are by no means relatively as they appear. encouraged via Lewis Carroll’s whimsical masterpiece, starting from the most unlikely to the mad to the curiouser, those tales could have you completely off your head.

Don’t be afraid to stick to them…


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Download E-books Fantasy & Science Fiction (Extended Edition) (May/June 2012) PDF

Amazon is overjoyed to provide Kindle fable and science-fiction fanatics the journal that Stephen King calls "the most sensible fiction journal in America."

Founded in 1949, fable & technology Fiction journal is the award-winning unique writer of such classics as Stephen King's darkish Tower, Daniel Keyes's plants for Algernon, and Walter M. Miller's A Canticle for Leibowitz. every one bimonthly factor deals compelling brief fiction through writers similar to Ray Bradbury, Ursula okay. Le Guin, and Terry Bisson, in addition to the science-fiction field's most valuable and outspoken critiques on books, motion pictures and science--plus a touch of humour from our cartoonists and writers.

Publishing a literate and occasionally literary combination of SF, fable and Horror, it truly is worthy even more than the 99p subscription rate (UK readers).

This variation includes the following:-


Maze of Shadows by means of Fred Chappell


Liberty's Daughter via Naomi Kritzer
Asylum by means of Albert E. Cowdrey
Taking the Low street by way of Pat MacEwen
The Children's campaign via Michael Alexander


Necrosis through Dale Bailey
Typhoid Jack via Andy Stewart
City League by means of Matthew Corradi
Grand travel through Chris Willrich


Books to seem For through Charles de Lint
Books by means of James Sallis
Plumage From Pegasus: What Immortal Hand... through Paul Di Filippo
Coming Attractions
Film: "Transitioning via Ghosts, Guilt, and Superpowers" through Kathi Maio
Competition #82
Curiosities through Jack Womack


Joseph Farris, invoice lengthy, Tom Cheney.


Max Bertolini for "Maze of Shadows"

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Download E-books Little Kingdoms (Vintage Contemporaries) PDF

By Steven Millhauser

Cartoons that draw their author into one other international; demonic work that exert a sinister impact on our personal. Fairy stories that specific the key losses and anxieties in their tellers. those are the weather that Steven Millhauser employs to such marvelous—and usually disquieting—effect in Little Kingdoms, a suite whose 3 novellas recommend magical significant other items to his acclaimed longer fictions.

In "The Little nation of J. Franklin Payne," a steady eccentric constructs an complex trade universe that's the entire extra beautiful for being transparently unreal. "The Princess, the Dwarf, and the Dungeon" is without delay a gothic story of nightmarish jealousy and a meditation at the human want for exaltation and horror. And "Catalogue of the Exhibition" introduces us to the oeuvre of Edmund Moorash, a Romantic painter who could have been imagined via Nabokov or Poe. Exuberantly creative, as mysterious as desires, those novellas will pride, mesmerize, and shipping a person who reads them.

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Download E-books UR PDF

By Stephen King

An Unabridged Novella Unavailable In Any Collection!

Tapping into our primal fears of recent know-how that made Cell a number 1 bestseller, Stephen King units his points of interest at the most recent high-tech device in UR, within which a mysterious book reader opens a hectic window into different worlds.

Reeling from a painful break-up, English teacher and avid publication lover Wesley Smith is haunted through his ex-girlfriend's parting shot: "Why cannot you simply learn off the pc like each person else?" He buys an booklet reader out of spite, yet quickly unearths he can use the equipment to glimpse realities he had by no means sooner than imagined, getting to know literary riches past his wildest dreams...and all-too-human tragedies that surpass his so much negative nightmares.

From classic automobiles (Christine and From a Buick 8) to family home equipment (Maximum Overdrive) to workout gear (Stationary Bike), Stephen King has mesmerized us with stories of it sounds as if traditional machines that tackle lives in their personal. UR offers this vintage subject matter an up to date spin, leading to a horror masterpiece for our time and for the a while.

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Download E-books Other People's Lives: Stories PDF

By Johanna Kaplan

Finalist for the nationwide booklet Award and winner of the Jewish e-book Award: a set of 5 tales and one novella from Johanna Kaplan exploring the personal worlds of Jewish households in ny in the course of the 20th century
In her first released literary paintings, Johanna Kaplan, acclaimed writer of O My America!, examines the lives of alternative individuals with center, humor, and a special realizing in their difficulties, demons, and goals. An achingly poignant selection of character-rich tales, Other People’s Lives centers at the childrens and grandchildren of immigrants, quite often Jewish, residing in city the United States. they're humans being affected by the previous, psychological sickness, loss, family members legacies, and all number of expectation within the mid-twentieth century; they're transplanted strangers coming into, and infrequently enforcing upon, the private lives of others.
From the intense identify novella, within which a afflicted younger lady enters the rarefied orbit of a well-known couple, to the delightfully beautiful story of a skeptical urban girl’s unsatisfied expulsion to a summer time camp within the kingdom, Kaplan’s tales discover the ability of self-delusion and the all-too-frequently unstated ache of memory.

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Download E-books The Diving Pool: Three Novellas PDF

By Yoko Ogawa

The first significant English translation of 1 of latest Japan's bestselling and so much celebrated authors

From Akutagawa Award-winning writer Yoko Ogawa comes a haunting trio of novellas approximately love, fertility, obsession, and the way even the main blameless gestures could include a hairline crack of merciless purpose. nonetheless waters run darkish in those vivid but eerie novellas, whose crisp, nearly guileless prose hides unforeseen threat. Stephen Snyder's dependent translations from the japanese whet the urge for food for more.

A lonely teenage lady falls in love together with her foster brother as she watches him jump from a excessive diving board right into a pool--a strange infatuation that sends unforeseen ripples via her life.

A younger girl files the day-by-day moods of her pregnant sister in a diary, taking meticulous observe of a being pregnant that could or will not be a hallucination--but whose hallucination is it, hers or her sister's?

A girl nostalgically visits her outdated collage dormitory at the outskirts of Tokyo, a boarding residence run through a mysterious triple amputee with one leg.

Hauntingly spare, appealing, and twisted, The Diving Pool is a disquieting and every now and then darkly funny number of novellas approximately common those that without notice notice their very own darkish possibilities.

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Download E-books The Heroic Slave: A Cultural and Critical Edition PDF

First released approximately a decade ahead of the Civil struggle, The Heroic Slave is the single fictional paintings by means of abolitionist, orator, writer, and social reformer Frederick Douglass, himself a former slave. it really is encouraged through the real tale of Madison Washington, who, besides eighteen others, took keep watch over of the slave send Creole in November 1841 and sailed it to Nassau within the British colony of the Bahamas, the place they can reside unfastened. This new severe variation, perfect for school room use, contains the whole textual content of Douglass’s fictional recounting of the main winning slave riot in American historical past, in addition to an interpretive creation; excerpts from Douglass’s correspondence, speeches, and editorials; brief decisions by way of different writers at the Creole uprising; and up to date feedback at the novella.

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Download E-books Ordinary Love and Good Will PDF

By Jane Smiley

From Jane Smiley, writer of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel A Thousand Acres: a couple of novellas chronicling tricky offerings that reshape the dynamics of 2 very varied families.

In Ordinary Love, Smiley makes a speciality of a woman’s infidelity and the lasting, indelible results it leaves on her little ones lengthy after her departure. Good Will describes a father who realizes how his son has been stricken by his determination to guide a counterculture lifestyles and movement his relatives to a farm. As either tales spread, Smiley gracefully increases the questions that confront all households with the attribute type and perception that has marked all of her paintings.

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