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Download The Book of Mizo Myths by Cherrie Lalnunziri Chhangte(.ePUB)

The Book of Mizo Myths by Cherrie Lalnunziri Chhangte(.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 210 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB reader, 129 KB Overview: Supernatural love affairs abound in this book of six short mythological tales from the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram. There's one between a weretigress and a human hunter, another between a man and a phungpuinu (a very ugly sort of goblin), and one in which the king of the Lasi, or hidden folk, takes the beautiful human girl Chawngtinleri to be his bride. The book also includes a retelling of the Mizo creation myth: from the Thimzing (or Great Darkness)...

Download His Other Wife by Umm Zakiyyah (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

His Other Wife by Umm Zakiyyah (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

General Fiction & Classics | 127 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: .epub/.mobi Reader, | 1.9Mb | Version: Retail Overview: Jacob is a successful businessman and college professor, and his wife Deanna is a renowned marriage counselor and author. Together they are their Muslim community's power couple. Aliyah is Deanna's recently divorced best friend who has just accepted a position at the college where Jacob works—and who is the unwilling recipient of Deanna's constant unsolicited relationship advice, particularly that Aliyah needs to learn how to hold a...

Download The Laurels of Lake Constance by Marie Chaix (.ePUB)

The Laurels of Lake Constance by Marie Chaix (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 203 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1,7 MB Overview: It is 1936, and Albert B. is one of the first French citizens to join the Fascist party. During the war, he becomes a collaborator. It’s only a matter of time before he dons a German uniform himself. Taking place in the limbo between the moment of Albert’s initial “fall” and his inevitable capture, following the Allied invasion of Mainau, The Laurels of Lake Constance is the story not only of Albert himself, but of his daughter, who must...

Download The Combinations by Louis Armand (.ePUB)

The Combinations by Louis Armand (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 111 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.71 MB Overview: In 8 octaves, 64 chapters and on 888 pages, Louis Armand’s The Combinations is a “work of attempted fiction” that combines the beauty & intellectual exertion that is chess with the panorama of futility & chaos that is Prague (a.k.a. “Golem City”), across the 20th-century and before/after. Golem City, the ship of fools boarded by the famed D’s (e.g. John) and K’s (e.g. Edward) of the 16th/17th centuries (who attempted...

Download I Am Flying into Myself: Selected Poem by Bill Knott (.ePUB)

I Am Flying into Myself: Selected Poem by Bill Knott (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 125 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB, MOBI or AZW3 Reader, 1.3MB Overview: For half a century, Bill Knott's brilliant, vaudevillian verse electrified the poetic form. Over his long career, he studiously avoided joining any one school of poetry, preferring instead to freewheel from French surrealism to the avant-garde and back again—experimenting relentlessly and refusing to embrace straightforward dialectics. Whether drawing from musings on romantic love or propaganda from the Vietnam War, Knott's quintessential poems are...

Download Walking the Dog's Shadow by Deborah Brown (.ePUB)+

Walking the Dog's Shadow by Deborah Brown (.ePUB)+

General Fiction & Classics | 159 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB, MOBI, PDF or AZW3 Reader, 1.5MB Overview: Walking the Dog's Shadow rose to the top of nearly eight hundred submissions to win the ninth annual A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize. Tony Hoagland, who served as final judge for the contest, writes, "Deborah Brown's poems remind me a little of the great Polish poet, Wistawa Szymborska. They both make thinking look easy. . . . Brown's poems aren't just about a eureka moment; they taste of the whole journey. Walking the Dog's Shadow is a beautiful...

Download Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk & Stories by Nikolai Leskov (.ePUB)+

Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk & Stories by Nikolai Leskov (.ePUB)+

General Fiction & Classics | 151 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 1.3MB Overview: Five great stories from one of the most quintessentially Russian of writers, Nikolai Leskov. In the best of Leskov's stories, as in almost no others apart from those of Gogol, we can hear the voice of nineteenth-century Russia. An outsider by birth and instinct, Leskov is one of the most undeservedly neglected figures in Russian literature. He combined a profoundly religious spirit with a fascination for crime, an occasionally lurid imagination and a...

Download You Who Cross My Path by Erez Bitton (.ePUB)

You Who Cross My Path by Erez Bitton (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 189 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 12.5MB Overview: This first US publication of Erez Bitton, one of Israel's most celebrated poets, recalls the fate of Moroccan Jewish culture with poems both evocative and pure. Considered the founding father of Mizrahi Israeli, a major tradition in the history of Hebrew poetry, Bitton's bilingual collection dramatically expands the scope of biographical experience and memory, ultimately resurrecting a vanishing world and culture. Genre: Poetry, Literature Download link 1 ...

Download The Living & The Dead by Konstantin Simonov (.ePUB)+

The Living & The Dead by Konstantin Simonov (.ePUB)+

General Fiction & Classics | 60 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 1.4MB Overview: The combination of traditional Tolstoyan verbiage with the time-worn universal theme of war has not prevented this Russian author (Days and Nights) and journalist from creating an intense and absorbing World War II documentary of the first months at Russia's Western Front, as the Germans advance relentlessly toward Moscow. More than an accurate, exciting record of the actual battles, retreats, and encirclements, the novel is meaningfully overcast with an...

Download Daughter of a Thousand Years by Amalia Carosella (.ePUB)

Daughter of a Thousand Years by Amalia Carosella (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 98 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 546 KB Overview: Greenland, AD 1000 More than her fiery hair marks Freydís as the daughter of Erik the Red; her hot temper and fierce pride are as formidable as her Viking father’s. And so, too, is her devotion to the great god Thor, which puts her at odds with those in power—including her own brother, the zealous Leif Eriksson. Determined to forge her own path, she defies her family’s fury and clings to her dream of sailing away to live on her own terms, with or...

Download Tales of Love & Loss by Knut Hamsun (.ePUB)

Tales of Love & Loss by Knut Hamsun (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 98 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.1MB Overview: These 20 short stories are fascinating companions to Hamsun's classic novels and contain echoes of the greater works he would later write and for which he was ultimately awarded the Nobel Prize. Alive with humor, melancholy, tenderness, and lawlessness, as well as sparkling with psychological insights, these stories have never been published in the United States until now. Genre: General Fiction, Short Stories Download link 1 Download link 2...

Download The Skipperess's Tale by Drew Thomas (.ePUB)

The Skipperess's Tale by Drew Thomas (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 133 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 216 KB Overview: Lorna Macfarlane efficiently provides dream holidays aboard her yacht ‘Free Spirit’ based on an idyllic Greek island. She single-handedly sails, cooks, cleans and entertains with what would appear to be a practised and contented air. Privately, however, she is deeply unhappy, firstly because of the constant pain from her knee – which desperately needs to be replaced – and secondly because she doesn’t like sailing, let alone living on board a...

Download The Viking's Graveyard by Cliff Roberts (.ePUB)

The Viking's Graveyard by Cliff Roberts (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 164 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 156 KB Overview: They dressed as beasts, draping fur over their chainmail clad bodies, while wearing iron helmets with animal heads attached over the top. They used huge broad swords or large heavy clubs to subdue their victims, often slaughtering whole villages for a few gold coins. Their arsenal of weapons included swords, spears, axes, clubs, bows & arrows, and fire.They were the scourge of the coastal inhabitants of Europe. They were Norsemen, they were the Vikings. Genre:...

Download Passing Bells Trilogy (Greville Saga)by Phillip Rock(.ePUB)+

Passing Bells Trilogy (Greville Saga)by Phillip Rock(.ePUB)+

General Fiction & Classics | 180 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Passing Bells Trilogy by Phillip Rock (Greville Family Saga) Requirements: ePUB or MOBI Reader | 8 MB | Version: Retail Overview: Phillip George Rock was born in Los Angeles on 30 July 1927. He grew up in Beverly Hills and England, returned to America in 1940, and served in the U.S. Navy towards the end of World War II. His first on-screen credit was for Escape from Fort Bravo (1953), directed by John Sturges and starring William Holden and Eleanor Parker. Rock then concentrated on writing novels and,...

Download Border crossing by Caitlin Maling (.ePUB)

Border crossing by Caitlin Maling (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 99 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.2MB Overview: Caitlin Maling’s second volume, Border Crossing, continues to showcase the development of an exciting new voice in Australian poetry. Now Maling’s poems shift from the first volume’s gritty treatment of childhood and adolescence growing up in WA, to a consideration of what it is to be an Australian in America, where the conflicting voices and identities of home and abroad jostle against and seek their definitions from each other. In this...

Download The Orphan's Tale by Pam Jenoff (.ePUB)

The Orphan's Tale by Pam Jenoff (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 126 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.5MB | Retail Overview: A powerful novel of friendship set in a traveling circus during World War II, The Orphan's Tale introduces two extraordinary women and their harrowing stories of sacrifice and survival . Sixteen-year-old Noa has been cast out in disgrace after becoming pregnant by a Nazi soldier and being forced to give up her baby. She lives above a small rail station, which she cleans in order to earn her keep… When Noa discovers a boxcar containing dozens of Jewish...

Download Mules of Love by Ellen Bass (.ePUB)

Mules of Love by Ellen Bass (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 91 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.9MB Overview: Balancing heart-intelligent intimacy and surprising humor, the poems in Ellen Bass's Mules of Love illuminate the essential dynamics of our lives: family, community, sexual love, joy, loss, religion and death. The poems also explore the darker aspects of humanity—personal, cultural, historical and environmental violence—all of which are handled with compassion and grace. Bass's poetic gift is her ability to commiserate with others afflicted by similar hungers...

Download The Nearness of You by Amanda Eyre Ward (.ePUB)

The Nearness of You by Amanda Eyre Ward (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 117 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 820KB | Retail Overview: In this profound and lyrical novel, acclaimed author Amanda Eyre Ward explores the deeper meanings of motherhood—from the first blissful hello to the heart-wrenching prospect of saying goodbye. Brilliant heart surgeon Suzette Kendall is stunned when Hyland, her husband of fifteen years, admits his yearning for a child. From the beginning they’d decided that having children was not an option, as Suzette feared passing along the genes that landed...

Download Shine Like the Dawn by Carrie Turansky (.ePUB)

Shine Like the Dawn by Carrie Turansky (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 109 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: .epub Reader | 3.2Mb | Version: Retail Overview: Separated by an inconceivable tragedy, can faith and love reunite childhood friends and light the way to a bright future? In a quiet corner of northern Edwardian England, Margaret Lounsbury diligently works in her grandmother's millinery shop, making hats and caring for her young sister. Several years earlier, a terrible event reshaped their family, shattering an idyllic life and their future prospects. Maggie is resilient and will do what...

Download Secret Dreams by Keith Korman (.ePUB)

Secret Dreams by Keith Korman (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 109 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 500KB | Retail Overview: Fraulein S is an enigma when the young Doctor Carl Jung first encounters her at the Burgholzli Institute in Zurich. Wrapped in her sheets like a corpse, stinking like a goat, she screams like a banshee whenever anyone comes near her. Yet Jung, the disciple of Freud, cures her - and in doing so, falls in love with her. What would the Master say? As Jung unravels her hysteria like the sheets from her head, he finds himself enmeshed in a wild dream that he...

Download The Mother's Promise by Sally Hepworth (.ePUB)

The Mother's Promise by Sally Hepworth (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 158 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 775KB | Retail Overview: With every book, Sally Hepworth becomes more and more known for her searing emotional portraits of families—and the things that test their bonds. In The Mother’s Promise, she delivers her most powerful novel yet: the story of a single mother who is dying, the troubled teenaged daughter who is battling her own demons, and the two women who come into their lives at the most critical moment. Alice and her daughter Zoe have been a family of two all...

Download The World to Come: Stories by Jim Shepard (.ePUB)

The World to Come: Stories by Jim Shepard (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 159 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB Reader | 882 kB | Version: Retail Overview: "Without a doubt the most ambitious story writer in America," according to The Daily Beast, Jim Shepard now delivers a new collection that spans borders and centuries with unrivaled mastery. These ten stories ring with voices belonging to--among others--English Arctic explorers in one of history's most nightmarish expeditions, a young contemporary American negotiating the shockingly underreported hazards of our crude-oil trains,...

Download Ménage by Alix Kates Shulman (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

Ménage by Alix Kates Shulman (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

General Fiction & Classics | 103 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB, MOBI Reader l 691 KB Overview: Heather and Mack McKay seem to have it all: wealth, a dream house in the suburbs, and two adorable children along with the nannies to raise them. But their marriage has lost its savor: she is a frustrated writer and he longs for a cultural trophy to hang on his belt. During a chance encounter in LA, Mack invites exiled writer Zoltan Barbu—once lionized as a political hero, now becoming a has-been—to live with him and his wife in their luxurious home. The...

Download Snow Hunters by Paul Yoon (.ePUB)

Snow Hunters by Paul Yoon (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 80 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 210 KB Overview: In this elegant, haunting, and highly anticipated debut novel from 5 Under 35 National Book Foundation honoree Paul Yoon, a North Korean war refugee confronts the wreckage of his past. With spare, evocative prose, Snow Hunters traces the extraordinary journey of Yohan, who defects from his country at the end of the war, leaving his friends and family behind to seek a new life in a port town on the coast of Brazil. Though he is a stranger in a strange land,...

Download How To Forget by Marius Brill (.ePUB)+

How To Forget by Marius Brill (.ePUB)+

General Fiction & Classics | 101 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: Any PDF, mobi or ePUB reader, 3.1mb Overview: DO YOU HOLD ONTO YOUR MEMORIES? OR DO THEY HOLD ONTO YOU? Magicov the Magnificent, grand illusionist, earns his living entertaining the geriatrics of Lotus House Care Home. But Mr Magicov (also known as Peter) envies them – they’ve mastered a trick that eludes him. They can forget. Peter yearns to forget. But memories haunt him: the shameful moment an eight-year-old wrecked his life; the FBI agent who hunted him like a dog; that suitcase...

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