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Download The Breaking Hour by Kevin Crossley-Holland (.ePUB)+

The Breaking Hour by Kevin Crossley-Holland (.ePUB)+

General Fiction & Classics | 179 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 1.7MB Overview: This is a book of meetings: a mother meets her baby; a man steps into his childhood; an old man encounters Godfather Death; and in the persona of Harald Hardrada, a passionate man wrestles with his fantasies, and north meets south. Invoking Orpheus and Atargatis, Pierre de Ronsard and Beethoven, and moving from Hades to a hellish warzone, the high Alps and his own beloved north Norfolk, many of Kevin Crossley-Holland’s beautifully wrought, often...

Download Night & Ox by Jordan Scott (.ePUB)

Night & Ox by Jordan Scott (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 114 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.MB Overview: Night & Ox is a long poem working its interruptions to a degree where it's broken by the will to live. A poem that invokes expansive loneliness, where the poet's emotional response is to endure. A crushed line of astral forms and anatomy in perpetual remove; it is a poem that nurtures vulnerability: some soft-footed embryo sounds against language’s viscera. Night & Ox possesses a feral minimalism for those too tired and too frantic with joy to cope with...

Download Monahan's Massacre by William W. Johnstone et al. (.ePUB)+

Monahan's Massacre by William W. Johnstone et al. (.ePUB)+

General Fiction & Classics | 119 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: .epub/.mobi Reader, | 1.9Mb | Version: Retail Overview: The accidental gunslinger Dooley Monahan has quit wandering and settled down to a farmer's life. But when the itch for adventure gets too strong, he packs up and rides west. Along with his horse General Grant, and Blue, a dog who's too smart for his own good, Dooley rides for the Black Hills to strike it rich in the gold fields of Colorado. But fate has other ideas. When the trigger-happy Dobbs-Queeg gang holds up the Omaha bank,...

Download Selected Poems by Brian Patten (.ePUB)

Selected Poems by Brian Patten (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 188 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.6MB Overview: A selection of Brian Patten's best work over the last forty-five years, chosen by the poet himself. The earliest of these poems, Sleep Now, was written when Patten was fifteen, the latest when he was sixty. Presented in rough chronological order, the selection includes a dozen new poems. Genre: Poetry Download link 1 Download link 2...

Download Enemy of Gods: Legend of Nicholas by Paul W. Lewis (.ePUB)

Enemy of Gods: Legend of Nicholas by Paul W. Lewis (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 138 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 135 KB Overview: Young Nicholas finds his parents mysteriously murdered shortly after they reveal to him their secret treasury used to honor Christ. This historical novelette breathes new life into the heroic legend of the man known as Saint Nicholas. At a time when followers of Christ are being killed as enemies of the Roman gods, Nicholas chooses to fulfill his promise to give gifts to the poor in the name of Christ. As Emperor Diocletian declares an all-out war on...

Download Butch Geography by Stacey Waite (.ePUB)

Butch Geography by Stacey Waite (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 114 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.3MB Overview: In her Los Angeles Review of Books essay “Who Is Who: Pronouns, Gender, and Merging Selves,” Dana Levin describes Stacey Waite’s fusion of gender identities: “Pseudonyms, heteronyms, personae, all the ventriloquizing literary arts; point of view and tonal shifts: these are tools for speakers and speaking. But the sentence too has a voice: ‘i will not be the kind of boy who can not bear the memory of her body’ ... This is...

Download What Silent Love Hath Writ by Michael Bergmann (.ePUB)+

What Silent Love Hath Writ by Michael Bergmann (.ePUB)+

General Fiction & Classics | 156 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB, MOBI or AZW3 Reader, 1.6MB Overview: This unusual study takes as its starting point a close reading of two of Shakespeare's sonnet, Sonnet 20: "A woman's face with nature's own hand painted has thou the master mistress of my passion," and Sonnet 62: "Sin of self-love posesseth all mine eye" and from these sonnets develops the major themes of poems, among them: the Poet's war with Time and Death, the separation of the Poet's love, which is largely homosexual from his sexuality which is...

Download Z: 50th Anniversary Edition by Vassilis Vassilikos (.ePUB)+

Z: 50th Anniversary Edition by Vassilis Vassilikos (.ePUB)+

General Fiction & Classics | 91 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: .epub/.mobi Reader, | 1.1Mb | Version: Retail Overview: A progressive parliamentary deputy is scheduled to appear at a political rally. Meanwhile, local political bosses plot his assassination. Thugs are recruited to disrupt the rally. Rumors begin to spread. But the forces already set in motion are irresistible. Z is the story of a crime, a time, a place, and people transformed by events. Z was published in Greece in 1966, and banned there one year later. It is based on an actual political...

Download The Horseman by Tim Pears (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

The Horseman by Tim Pears (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

General Fiction & Classics | 123 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: .epub/.mobi Reader, | 854Kb | Version: Retail Overview: Somerset, 1911. The forces of war are building across Europe, but this pocket of England, where the rhythms of lives are dictated by the seasons and the land, remains untouched. Albert Sercombe is a farmer on Lord Prideaux's estate and his eldest son, Sid, is underkeeper to the head gamekeeper. His son, Leo, a talented rider, grows up alongside the master's spirited daughter, Charlotte—a girl who shoots and rides, much to the surprise...

Download Windy City Blues by Renée (Renee) Rosen (.ePUB)

Windy City Blues by Renée (Renee) Rosen (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 95 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: .epub Reader, | 1.2Mb | Version: Retail Overview: The bestselling author ofWhite Collar Girl and [i]What the Lady Wants]/i] explores one woman's journey of self-discovery set against the backdrop of a musical and social revolution. In the middle of the twentieth century, the music of the Mississippi Delta arrived in Chicago, drawing the attention of entrepreneurs like the Chess brothers. Their label, Chess Records, helped shape that music into the Chicago Blues, the soundtrack for a...

Download The Typewriter's Tale by Michiel Heyns (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

The Typewriter's Tale by Michiel Heyns (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

General Fiction & Classics | 88 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: .epub/.mobi Reader, | 1.4Mb | Version: Retail Overview: "Live all you can; it's a mistake not to." This is the maxim of celebrated author Henry James and one which his typist Frieda Wroth tries to live up to. Admiring of the great author, she nevertheless feels marginalized and undervalued in her role. But when the dashing Morton Fullerton comes to visit, Frieda finds herself at the center of an intrigue every bit as engrossing as the novels she types, bringing her into conflict with the...

Download The Principle by Jérôme (Jerome) Ferrari (.ePUB)

The Principle by Jérôme (Jerome) Ferrari (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 79 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: .epub Reader, | 1.0Mb | Version: Retail Overview: A challenging read that encourages reflection, The Principle examines a world inching closer to it's own destruction. Overpopulation, nuclear war, fascism, contemporary capitalism, and climate crisis all play roles in this epistolary novel in which a young philosopher grapples with the life of Werner Heisenberg, the Nobel Prize-winning German physicist. As he examines the dark historical events of the early 20th century alongside the...

Download If I Could Tell You by Elizabeth Wilhide (.ePUB)

If I Could Tell You by Elizabeth Wilhide (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 91 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 698KB | Retail Overview: Kristin Hannah's The Nightingale meets Anna Karenina, a vivid and captivating novel of love, war, and the resilience of one woman's spirit England, 1939: Julia Compton has a beautifully well-ordered life. Once a promising pianist, she now has a handsome husband, a young son she adores, and a housekeeper who takes care of her comfortable home. Then, on the eve of war, a film crew arrives in her coastal town. She falls in love. The consequences are...

Download Selected Poems of Du Fu by Du Fu (.ePUB)

Selected Poems of Du Fu by Du Fu (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 142 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 15.5MB Overview: Du Fu (712–777) has been called China's greatest poet, and some call him the greatest nonepic, nondramatic poet whose writings survive in any language. Du Fu excelled in a great variety of poetic forms, showing a richness of language ranging from elegant to colloquial, from allusive to direct. His impressive breadth of subject matter includes intimate personal detail as well as a great deal of historical information—which earned him the epithet...

Download For Nirvana: 108 Zen Sijo Poems by Oh-hyun Cho (.ePUB)

For Nirvana: 108 Zen Sijo Poems by Oh-hyun Cho (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 150 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 10.6MB Overview: For Nirvana features exceptional examples of the poet Cho Oh-Hyun's award-winning work. Cho Oh-Hyun was born in Miryang, South Gyeongsang Province, Korea, and has lived in retreat in the mountains since becoming a novice monk at the age of seven. Writing under the Buddhist name Musan, he has composed hundreds of poems in seclusion, many in the sijo style, a relatively fixed syllabic poetic form similar to Japanese haiku and tanka. For Nirvana contains 108 Zen...

Download The River Speaks by Anonymous (.ePUB)

The River Speaks by Anonymous (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 122 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.9 MB Overview: In the ancient tamil country, the vaiyai was much more than a mighty river rushing towards the sea. People knew the river intimately and lived their lives upon its banks. In these exquisite poems from the distant past (second to eighth century ce), we glimpse the ebb and flow of everyday life: the bathing, the water games, the lovers' quarrels and the sacred rituals. Breathtaking in their descriptive power and graceful in their celebration of sensuality, the...

Download A Song for Issy Bradley by Carys Bray (.ePUB)

A Song for Issy Bradley by Carys Bray (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 105 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.8 Mb Overview: A mesmerizing literary debut novel of doubt, faith, and perseverance in the aftermath of a family tragedy—for fans of Me Before You, Little Bee, and Tell the Wolves I’m Home. The Bradleys see the world as a place where miracles are possible, and where nothing is more important than family. This is their story. It is the story of Ian Bradley—husband, father, math teacher, and Mormon bishop—and his unshakeable belief that everything will turn out all right...

Download McGlue by Ottessa Moshfegh (.ePUB)

McGlue by Ottessa Moshfegh (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 145 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 211 KB Overview: Selected for the inaugural Fence Modern Prize in Prose by Rivka Galchen. Salem, Massachusetts, 1851: McGlue is in the hold, still too drunk to be sure of name or situation or orientation—he may have killed a man. That man may have been his best friend. Intolerable memory accompanies sobriety. A-sail on the high seas of literary tradition, Ottessa Moshfegh gives us a nasty heartless blackguard on a knife-sharp voyage through the fogs of recollection. They said...

Download The Memory Book by Rowan Coleman (.ePUB)

The Memory Book by Rowan Coleman (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 200 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 496 KB Overview: The name of your first-born. The face of your lover. Your age. Your address... What would happen if your memory of these began to fade? Is it possible to rebuild your life? Raise a family? Fall in love again? When Claire starts to write her Memory Book, she already knows that this scrapbook of mementoes will soon be all her daughters and husband have of her. But how can she hold on to the past when her future is slipping through her fingers...? Genre: General...

Download The Land of Hidden Men by Edgar Rice Burroughs (.ePUB)

The Land of Hidden Men by Edgar Rice Burroughs (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 136 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: any EPUB reader, 216KB Overview: Gordon King becomes lost in Cambodia and comes upon a lost civilization, a Land of Hidden Men. This is a great story, fun reading, Definitely one of his best books, as good as the original Tarzan story. Well paced and fun to read. Genre: Fiction, Novel, Classic Download link 1 Download link 2...

Download Song & Spectacle by Rachel Rose (.ePUB)

Song & Spectacle by Rachel Rose (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 74 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 174 KB Overview: "Song and Spectacle," the third collection by award-winning poet Rachel Rose, is composed of fierce hymns to the particular and universal struggles of birth, passion and loss, and the paradoxical quest for non-attachment in a treacherous, unpredictable and yet deeply beloved world. Rose delves into the world of myth, using the stories of Daphne and Peneus, Shamhat and Enkidu and Grendel's mother to create new allegories for our times. Her poems also explore...

Download Going Gently by David Nobbs (.ePUB)

Going Gently by David Nobbs (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 75 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 318 KB Overview: Kate Thomas was beautiful, intelligent, witty, passionate and sexy. Now, at the ripe old age of ninety-nine, she is trapped in a hospital ward of sad, mad and bad old women. She escapes by playing to herself the video of her life. What a life it has been. Her six marriages have ended in suicide, a husband's adultery, another husband's deportation as a dangerous alien, a union dispute, a murder, and a natural death. But Kate's journey through the twentieth...

Download Obstacles To Young Love by David Nobbs (.ePUB)

Obstacles To Young Love by David Nobbs (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 201 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 318 KB Overview: A story of love, faith and taxidermy, two lovers perch precariously on the cusp of adulthood. Timothy Pickering is a budding taxidermist, following in his father's footsteps. Naomi Watts dreams of a career on stage. But one of them is about to drop a bombshell that will quash this burgeoning romance. Genre: Literature & Fiction > Literary l Contemporary Download link 1 Mirror: Download link 2...

Download King of Cuba by Cristina Garcia (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

King of Cuba by Cristina Garcia (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

General Fiction & Classics | 165 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB , MOBI reader, 368 KB Overview: Vivid and alive, Cristina García’s new novel transports readers to Cuba, to Miami, and into the heads of two larger-than-life men—a fictionalized Fidel Castro and an octogenarian Cuban exile obsessed with seeking revenge against the dictator. In King of Cuba, the National Book Award finalist and author of Dreaming in Cuban, writing at the top of her form with humor and humanity, returns to the territory of her homeland. El Comandante, an aging...

Download Gloria by Kerry Young (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

Gloria by Kerry Young (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

General Fiction & Classics | 205 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB , MOBI reader, 389 KB Overview: Jamaica, 1938. Gloria Campbell is sixteen years old when a single violent act changes her life forever. She and her younger sister flee their hometown to forge a new life in Kingston. As all around them the city convulses with political change, Gloria’s desperation and striking beauty lead her to Sybil and Beryl, and a house of ill-repute where she meets Yang Pao, a Kingston racketeer whose destiny becomes irresistibly bound with her own. Sybil...

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