The War for the Waking World (Dreamtreaders)

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 6.38 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Liverpool, England: Liverpool University Press, 2005. Malcolm and his wife, Ann, find out that aliens are killing off most of humanity for what they consider to be its general good." ( Graham Andrews, once more) "a love story set in a world where almost all white women have died -- except in Ireland -- as a result of taking the Pill. Her interests include gender and language, the linguistic analysis of literature, language ideology in second-language teaching materials, and the acquisition of second-language pragmatics. (more…)...
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Taela (The Vessel Book 1)

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.91 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Ere Waverley could ask particulars, a strong, large-boned, hard-featured woman, about forty, dressed as if her clothes had been flung on with a pitchfork, her cheeks flushed with a scarlet red where they were not smutted with soot and lamp-black, jostled through the crowd, and brandishing high a child of two years old, which she danced in her arms, without regard to its screams of terror, sang forth with all her might--- ``D'ye hear what's come ower ye now,'' continued the virago, ``ye whingeing Whig carles? (more…)...
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Ghosts of Savannah

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.84 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Best known as the author of four Star Wars novels, Stover is also a favorite in die-hard fantasy circles as the author of one of the most underrated series in the genre: Acts of Caine. And now the word gangs, the Colonel is to be tried, and to suffer wi' them that were ta'en at Carlisle.'' ``Ay, that they ca'd the Lady Flora---weel, she's away up to Carlisle to him, and lives wi' some grand Papist lady thereabouts, to be near him.'' ``I mean Miss Bradwardine,'' said...
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Namesake

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.84 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Nhamo, the female protagonist in her book A Girl Named Dis- aster (1996), especially exemplifies self- reliance and strength. From this fellow they learned, that, some time after Waverley had gone from the headquarters of the regiment, a pedlar, called Ruthven, Ruffin, or Rivane, known among the soldiers by the name of Wily Will, had made frequent visits to the town of Dundee. Historical alchemy is not solely about turning lead into gold, but also about the alchemist achieving ultimate enlightenment or perhaps immortality. (more…)...
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The Villagers 1: The Stranger (Volume 1)

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.53 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The Discworld is ever-expanding in its history, geogra- phy, peoples, magics, and technology, allowing Pratchett to mirror popular culture and recent events without vio- lating world parameters or reader expectations; this fluidity is, in fact, the Discworld's one true constant. The representations of gender and sexuality in both of these texts have been criticized for their rela- tively heterosexual viewpoints and the assumption that a colorless androgyny would be the natural result of complete freedom of gender expression, but they have deeply influenced portrayals of sexuality in later...
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Bobbo the Basement Monster

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 7.34 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Extensive notes about sources and variants make this a particularly useful resource in classrooms." — School Library Journal Milagros de le Torre hasn’t had an easy life: ever since her father sailed away with pirates she’s been teased at school, and her family struggles to make ends meet. The lines were read---read again---then deposited in Waverley's bosom---then again drawn out, and read line by line, in a low and smothered voice, and with frequent pauses which prolonged the mental treat, as an epicure protracts, by sipping slowly, the...
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Little Witch (Walker Stories)

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.47 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Seton Hill is the only school I know of that offers a popular fiction graduate program. He has published a comparison between appearances of the Goddess in Marie de France and Marion Zimmer Bradley in the Journal for the Fantastic in the Arts. Thus Robinson Crusoe may appear in a sixteen-, thirty-two, or sixty-four-page booklet with crude and/or recycled woodcut illustrations. Science Fiction has long tried to separate itself Fantasy with a division between magic and science. (more…)...
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Hagwitch

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 11.71 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Yet, despite being a momentous book in the series, Magic Breaks was my least favorite of all the Kate Daniels books. In addition to her traditional fantasy, for which she is most famous, Walton also published Witch House (1940), a su- pernatural fantasy, and the historical novel The Cross and the Sword (1956). I am unwilling to renew it, by soliciting her to receive you this morning; and perhaps my doing so might not only be ineffectual, but prevent your meeting this evening.'' While thus conversing, Waverley...
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Z-Rex

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 12.39 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The handwritten notebooks begin in the court of Louis XIV in Versailles and continue to the present, all written in the same handwriting. Jemisin released The Killing Moon, the first book in her highly anticipated new fantasy series, the Dreamblood duology. Lockhart mentions Craighall in Perthshire + as another mansion bearing a likeness to Tully-Veolan.) The garden, which seemed to be kept with great accuracy, abounded in fruit-trees, and exhibited a profusion of flowers and evergreens, cut into grotesque forms. (more…)...
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The Sixty-Eight Rooms (The Sixty-Eight Rooms Adventures)

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.09 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Her family moved to Switzerland because of her father's health, and after attending Swiss boarding schools, she went to Smith College, where she became involved in acting and writing plays. Science-Fiction wurde erstmals ernst genommen, denn jeder potentielle Leser der Geschichten meinte, dass ihr Inhalt über kurz oder lang Realität werden könne. For example, Claire de Lamirande's novel L'Operation Jabuleuse (The Fabulous Operation, 1978) depicts a world-class surgeon, Maude Vermeer, who invents a machine that can perform the "fabulous operation" Carol, Avedon of the title, although the...
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