Download Silver & Salt by Elanor Dymott (.ePUB)

Silver & Salt by Elanor Dymott (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 7 | 12-01-2018, 14:02

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.7MB | Retail Overview: On the death of the celebrated photographer Max Hollingbourne, his daughter, Ruthie, returns to his villa in Greece after fifteen years in exile. The youngest and estranged member of a once close-knit London family, Ruthie is haunted by a dark secret from her childhood, one that fractured her family and drove her mother to madness. Still, following her father's death, she and her older sister, Vinny, manage to build a fragile happiness at the villa...

Download The Pindar Diamond by Katie Hickman (.ePUB)

The Pindar Diamond by Katie Hickman (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 17 | 29-12-2017, 17:39

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 807KB | Retail Overview: Venice, 1604.When rumours of a spectacularly rare and priceless diamond begin to circulate amongst the gamblers and courtesans of the Venetian demi-monde, the Levant Company merchant, Paul Pindar, becomes convinced that the jewel is somehow linked to the fate of his former love, Celia Lamprey.As his obsession with the mysterious stone grows it becomes clear that there are other, more sinister forces at play. Is the diamond real, or is it just a trick to...

Download The Good at Heart by Ursula Werner (.ePUB)

The Good at Heart by Ursula Werner (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 11 | 27-12-2017, 19:29

Requirements: ePUB Reader | 3.58 MB | Version: Retail Overview: Based on the author’s discoveries about her great-grandfather, this stunning debut novel takes place over three days when World War II comes to the doorstep of an ordinary German family living in an idyllic, rural village near the Swiss border. When World War II breaks out, Edith and Oskar Eberhardt move their family—their daughter, Marina; son-in-law, Franz; and their granddaughters—out of Berlin and into a small house in the quiet...

Download New Selected Poems by Hans Magnus Enzensberger (.MOBI)

New Selected Poems by Hans Magnus Enzensberger (.MOBI)

General Fiction & Classics | 12 | 22-12-2017, 13:13

Requirements: .MOBI reader, 2.91 MB Overview: Not only Germany's most important poet, Hans Magnus Enzensberger is a provocative cultural essayist and one of Europe's leading political thinkers. This is intelligent and pointed poetry in the tradition of Brecht, humanely political and generously engaged. The poems have the ease and lightness of real mastery. They are moral in their insistence that human life can be lived well or badly, that it is up to us to choose well and to act wisely. Enzensberger is...

Download The Retreat by Jacci Turner (.ePUB)

The Retreat by Jacci Turner (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 11 | 22-12-2017, 11:42

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.0MB | Retail Overview: A week at a retreat becomes a transformational journey of faith renewal for a young Christian suffering a crisis of the soul in this poignant, illuminating, and spiritually wise teaching novel for fans of Jen Hatmaker, Shauna Niequist, and Brene Brown. For her entire life, Amy considered her evangelical Christian upbringing the foundation of her life and beliefs. But when she stands up for her gay best friend, Amy is ostracized and banished from the...

Download The Muse by Jessie Burton (.ePUB)

The Muse by Jessie Burton (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 10 | 20-12-2017, 15:18

Requirements: ePUB Reader 2.4 MB Overview: On a hot July day in 1967, Odelle Bastien climbs the stone steps of the Skelton gallery in London, knowing that her life is about to change forever. Having struggled to find her place in the city since she arrived from Trinidad five years ago, she has been offered a job as a typist under the tutelage of the glamorous and enigmatic Marjorie Quick. But though Quick takes Odelle into her confidence, and unlocks a potential she didn't know she had, she remains a...

Download The Bookman's Tale by Charlie Lovett (.ePUB) (.AZW)

The Bookman's Tale by Charlie Lovett (.ePUB) (.AZW)

General Fiction & Classics | 12 | 13-12-2017, 16:49

Requirements:ePUB/AZW reader 1 MB Overview: A mysterious portrait ignites an antiquarian bookseller’s search through time and the works of Shakespeare for his lost love Guaranteed to capture the hearts of everyone who truly loves books, The Bookman’s Tale is a former bookseller’s sparkling novel and a delightful exploration of one of literature’s most tantalizing mysteries with echoes of Shadow of the Wind and A.S. Byatt's Possession. Hay-on-Wye, 1995. Peter Byerly isn’t...

Download Submariner by Alexander Fullerton (.ePUB)

Submariner by Alexander Fullerton (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 8 | 12-12-2017, 13:33

Requirements: EPUB Reader | 320 KB Overview: Lieutenant Mike Nicholson is operating out of Malta. Captaining the submarine Ursa, he’s part of the fleet deputed to disrupt the flow of war supplies from Italian ports to Rommel’s Afrika Korps. Although Ursa is small, under armed, and frustratingly slow, she succeeds, on her 17th Mediterranean cruise, in sinking a German tank-transporter. That triumph puts Mike at the top of the league—he has now sunk more tonnage than any of his contemporaries....

Download 3 books by Elfriede Jelinek (.ePUB)

3 books by Elfriede Jelinek (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 10 | 11-12-2017, 18:53

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 291 kb, 828 kb Overview: Elfriede Jelinek is an Austrian playwright and novelist. She was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2004 for her "musical flow of voices and counter-voices in novels and plays that, with extraordinary linguistic zeal, reveal the absurdity of society's clichés and their subjugating power." Genre: General Fiction Wonderful, Wonderful Times: It is the late 1950s. A man is out walking in a park in Vienna. He will be beaten up by four...

Download Real Story of Ah-Q & Other Tales of China by Lu Xun (.ePUB)

Real Story of Ah-Q & Other Tales of China by Lu Xun (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 11 | 30-11-2017, 20:54

Requirements: ePUB reader, 4.4 MB Overview: This volume presents Lu Xun's complete fiction in bracing new translations and includes such famous works as "The Real Story of Ah-q," "Diary of a Madman," and "The Divorce." Together they expose a contradictory legacy of cosmopolitan independence, polemical fractiousness, and anxious patriotism that continues to resonate in Chinese intellectual life today. Genre: Fiction> Classics Download link 1 Download link 2...

Download Small Worlds series by Allen Hoffman (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

Small Worlds series by Allen Hoffman (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

General Fiction & Classics | 10 | 25-11-2017, 13:25

Requirements: ePUB & MOBI Reader | 780 kB | Small Worlds, the first volume in Allen Hoffman's critically acclaimed series Small Worlds, takes place in 1903 and introduces the wondrous rebbe of Krimsk—a small Hasidic settlement in Eastern Europe. Secluded in his study for the past five years, the beloved rebbe suddenly emerges on the eve of Tisha B'Av, the holiday for commemorating the destruction of the holy temple in Jerusalem. His congregants are overjoyed to see him, but their joy is to be...

Download DEROS Vietnam by Doug Bradley (.ePUB)

DEROS Vietnam by Doug Bradley (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 9 | 23-11-2017, 12:25

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.3 MB Overview: DEROS Vietnam: Dispatches from the Air-Conditioned Jungle presents a unique, fictional montage of the war, and postwar, experiences of Vietnam support troops. Structurally based on Ernest Hemingway’s In Our Time, DEROS Vietnam (the acronym stands for Date Eligible for Return from Over Seas) is a riveting collection of 16 short stories and 16 interlinears about the GIs who battled boredom, racial tensions, the military brass, drugs, alcohol—and...

Download Rogues' Wedding by Terry Griggs (.ePUB)

Rogues' Wedding by Terry Griggs (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 11 | 20-11-2017, 13:08

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.9MB | Retail Overview: A man on the run, a woman in pursuit: Terry Griggs’s new novel is a wildly entertaining and inventive take on the war between the sexes, delicious to read, impossible to put down. On his wedding night in 1898, Griffith Smolders, already unnerved by the conjugal duties that await him, is chased around his hotel room by ball lightning -- and he takes it as a sign that he is not ready to be a husband. Jumping out the window, he flees into the night,...

Download Burning in Midnight Dream by Louise Bernice Halfe (.ePUB)

Burning in Midnight Dream by Louise Bernice Halfe (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 10 | 16-11-2017, 18:20

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.0MB | Retail Overview: Burning in the Midnight Dream is the latest collection of poems by Louise Bernice Halfe. Many were written in response to the grim tide of emotions, memories, dreams and nightmares that arose in her as the Truth and Reconciliation process unfolded.With fearlessly wrought verse, Halfe describes how the experience of the residential schools continues to haunt those who survive, and how the effects pass like a virus from one generation to the next. She...

Download Allie & Bea by Catherine Ryan Hyde (.ePUB)

Allie & Bea by Catherine Ryan Hyde (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 15 | 7-11-2017, 12:15

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 498 KB Overview: Bea has barely been scraping by since her husband died. After falling for a telephone scam, she loses everything and is forced to abandon her trailer. With only two-thirds of a tank in her old van, she heads toward the Pacific Ocean with her cat—on a mission to reclaim what’s rightfully hers, even if it means making others pay for what she lost. When fifteen-year-old Allie’s parents are jailed for tax fraud, she’s sent to a group home. But...

Download Vanishing & Other Stories by Deborah Willis (.ePUB)

Vanishing & Other Stories by Deborah Willis (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 15 | 3-11-2017, 14:28

Requirements: ePUB Reader | 350 kB | Version: Retail Overview: A French teacher who collects fiancÉs; a fortune-teller who fails to predict the heartbreak of her own daughter; an aging cowboy seduced by a city girl . . . these are some of the unforgettable people who live in these pages. In Vanishing and Other Stories, secrets are both kept and unearthed, and lives are shaped by missing lovers, parents, and children. With wisdom and dexterity, moments of dark humor, and a remark- able economy of words,...

Download Made In Japan by S. J. Parks (.ePUB)(.AZW)

Made In Japan by S. J. Parks (.ePUB)(.AZW)

General Fiction & Classics | 13 | 27-10-2017, 13:16

Requirements: ePUB / AZW Reader, 526KB | Retail Overview: A young girl traces her mother’s steps all the way from London to Japan to search for the father she never knew. Hana arrives in Tokyo with only two words in her mind: The Teahouse. She’s a long way from home in East London and still fresh from the loss of her mother. But her grief has sent her across to the other side of the world to find out who she is, and for Hana that means finding the Japanese man she has never met, her father...

Download Walking Out of War by Scott Bury (.ePUB)

Walking Out of War by Scott Bury (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 11 | 27-10-2017, 11:27

Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 864 kb Overview: Ukraine, 1944: After the Soviets burned the Ukrainian city of Ternopyl to the ground to crush the stubborn Nazi occupiers, they rounded up every remaining Ukrainian man around for the Red Army’s final push on Germany. Maurice Bury, Canadian citizen, Ukrainian resistance fighter and intelligence officer, is thrust once again into the death struggle between Hitler’s Germany and Stalin’s USSR. Fighting across the Baltics in the autumn of 1944...

Download In the Heart of the Country by J. M. Coetzee (.ePUB)

In the Heart of the Country by J. M. Coetzee (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 11 | 25-10-2017, 20:50

Requirements: .ePUB Reader, | 1.6Mb | Version: Retail Overview: On a remote farm in South Africa, the protagonist of J. M. Coetzee's fierce and passionate novel watches the life from which she has been excluded. Ignored by her callous father, scorned and feared by his servants, she is a bitterly intelligent woman whose outward meekness disguises a desperate resolve not to become "one of the forgotten ones of history." When her father takes an African mistress, that resolve precipitates an act of...

Download Sir Gawain & The Green Knight by Keith Harrison (.ePUB)

Sir Gawain & The Green Knight by Keith Harrison (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 15 | 20-10-2017, 16:24

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.2MB Overview: Written by an anonymous 14th-century poet, this epic poem is recognized as an equal of Chaucer's masterworks and of the great Old English poems, including "Beowulf." A huge knight, green from top to toe, rides into Camelot at Christmas. Describing the thrilling events that ensue from his fearsome challenge, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight has been the subject of a spring tide of new editions, critical analyses, translations, retellings, dramatisations and radio...

Download The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy (.ePUB)

The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 16 | 20-10-2017, 10:55

Requirements: ePUB reader 2 MB Overview: "They all crossed into forbidden territory. They all tampered with the laws that lay down who should be loved and how. And how much." The year is 1969. In the state of Kerala, on the southernmost tip of India, fraternal twins Esthappen and Rahel fashion a childhood for themselves in the shade of the wreck that is their family. Their lonely, lovely mother, Ammu, (who loves by night the man her children love by day), fled an abusive marriage to live with...

Download 2 Books by Penelope Lively (.ePUB)

2 Books by Penelope Lively (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 17 | 30-09-2017, 15:29

Requirements: .ePUB Reader, | 440Kb/3.7Mb | Version: Retail Overview: Dame Penelope Margaret Lively, DBE, FRSL (born 17 March 1933) is a prolific, popular and critically acclaimed writer of fiction for both children and adults. She has won both the Booker Prize (Moon Tiger, 1987) and the Carnegie Medal for British children's books (The Ghost of Thomas Kempe, 1973). Genre: Literary Fiction | Children's Moon Tiger Penelope Lively's Booker Prize winning classic, Moon Tiger is a haunting story of loss and...

Download Harmless Like You by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

Harmless Like You by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

General Fiction & Classics | 15 | 30-09-2017, 11:47

Requirements: ePUB or MOBI Reader, 2.4 MB Overview: Written in startlingly beautiful prose, Harmless Like You is set across New York, Connecticut, and Berlin, following Yuki Oyama, a Japanese girl fighting to make it as an artist, and Yuki’s son Jay who, as an adult in the present day, is forced to confront his mother’s abandonment of him when he was only two years old. The novel opens when Yuki is sixteen and her father is posted back to Japan. Though she and her family have been living as...

Download Stormy Weather by Paulette Jiles (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

Stormy Weather by Paulette Jiles (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

General Fiction & Classics | 15 | 27-09-2017, 20:10

Requirements: ePUB, MOBI Reader l 1.4 MB Overview: Oil is king of East Texas during the darkest years of the Great Depression. The Stoddard girls—responsible Mayme, whip-smart tomboy Jeanine, and bookish Bea—know no life but an itinerant one, trailing their father from town to town as he searches for work on the pipelines and derricks; that is, when he's not spending his meager earnings at gambling joints, race tracks, and dance halls. And in every small town in which the windblown family settles, mother...

Download Furious: Poetry by Erin Moure (.ePUB)

Furious: Poetry by Erin Moure (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 13 | 25-09-2017, 19:44

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.2MB Overview: The poetry in Furious is charged with Mouré's characteristic energy and wit as she explores the limits of "pure" reason and the language of power. There is, too, a fresh and often celebratory look at love, and, in an unusual finale, The Acts, Mouré challenges us to explore a feminist aesthetic: of thinking, of the page, of working life and the possibility of poetry. Genre: Poetry Download link 1 Download link 2...