Don't Look Back: Hawaiian Myths Made New by Christine Thomas,Puakea Nogelmeier

By Christine Thomas,Puakea Nogelmeier

In do not glance again: HAWAIIAN MYTHS MADE NEW, editor Christine Thomas has accrued 17 stories of outdated Hawaii—lovingly re-imagined and retold for the twenty first century. previous meets new during this different anthology, as Hawaii's top writers—Maxine Hong Kingston, W.S. Merwin, Victoria Kneubuhl, Alan Brennert, the overdue Ian MacMillan and a dozen others together with Thomas herself—present favourite myths and legends in awesome modern settings. the following, the reader reveals Pele in treatment, Maui as a superhero, the cannibal king Oahu Nui in a global of shady bargains and political corruption, the star-crossed naupaka enthusiasts as Honolulu high-school sweethearts and different up-to-date models of Island legends.

"Myths eventually serve to tutor and inspire," Thomas notes in her creation to the ebook. "They teach; they counsel. they supply palpable and correct classes for contemporary lives, even if in spotting real love, collecting power to desert a path headed for destruction, garnering self-confidence, or warding off and escaping household violence."

With a foreword by way of famous Hawaiian language pupil Dr. M. Puakea Nogelmeier, do not glance again explores myths either established and esoteric through literary genres starting from straight-ahead literary fiction to romance to technology fiction to poetry.

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The Kingdom of Gods and Peace Essays: 1 by Aylmer Maude

By Aylmer Maude

the dominion Of God And Peace Essays used to be first released whilst Tolstoy's precepts have been thoroughly unaccepatable to the Church,the State,the army or even his personal family.His message of peace,denunciation of war,protests opposed to curbing of freedom of speech,press and faith have been overlooked via Stalin,Hitler and for that subject the full world.But to voice such reviews within the face of stiff competition required an individual of Tolstoy's ethical stature,courage and faith.He strongly believed that humanity stood the danger of entire destructuion.This choice of essays retranslated and republished has higher importance this present day than whilst Tolstoy wrote them.

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Prague Noir (Akashic Noir) by Pavel Mandys

By Pavel Mandys

Akashic Books maintains its groundbreaking sequence of unique noir anthologies, introduced in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. every one tale is determined in a different local or place in the urban of the book.

Brand-new tales through: Chaim Cigan, Martin Goffa, Irena Hejdová, Michaela Klevisová, Štěpán Kopřiva, Ondrej Neff, Markéta Pilátová, Jirí "Walker" Procházka, Petra Soukupová, Petr Stančík, Michal Sýkora, Petr Šabach, Kateřina Tučková, and Miloš Urban.

While Prague may well at the present time be one of many world's best vacationer locations, and a sophisticated capital of eu tradition, it is still an open-air monument to a background of violence. the following, Prague's best writers discover the hidden corners of the "City of 100 Spires," pulling again the curtain to bare gloom and despair.

From the creation by way of Pavel Mandys:

How to put in writing noir in a urban the place, until eventually 1990, the career of personal detective hadn't existed? the place the censors insisted on portraying police within the media and literature in a favorable mild? the place freelance prepared crime hadn't existed, yet the place the biggest felony staff used to be the key police? earlier than you delve into the fourteen tales during this assortment, a heads-up: many of the tales owe their allegiance extra to Prague than the noir genre...but if the idea that of "noir" is prolonged, and thought of a characterization of literary works containing parts of crime, possibility, threat--or the place primary characters locate themselves in serious existence situations--then you will discover fourteen such tales during this collection.

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Partners in Wonder: Stories by Harlan Ellison,Robert Sheckley,Ben Bova,Robert Bloch,Avram

By Harlan Ellison,Robert Sheckley,Ben Bova,Robert Bloch,Avram Davidson,Theodore Sturgeon,Joe L. Hensley,William Rotsler,A. E. VanVogt,Henry Slesar,Samuel R. Delany,Algis Budrys,Robert Silverberg,Keith Laumer,Roger Zelazny

Robert Bloch, Ben Bova, Algis Budrys, Avram Davidson, Samuel R. Delany, Joe L. Hensley, Keith Laumer, William Rotsler, Robert Sheckley, Robert Silverberg, Henry Slesar, Theodore Sturgeon, A. E. Van Vogt, Roger Zelazny, and Harlan Ellison, unassisted. in case you combine Ellison with wild abilities like these names indexed above, you've gotten a publication as distinct because the Abominable Snowperson. this is the 1st selection of collaborative tales ever created, each one deranged imaginative and prescient whole with advent (in the patented Ellison demeanour) explaining how the tale used to be written and who will get the blame. The lunatic brain of Harlan Ellison moves again.

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Trinidad Noir: The Classics (Akashic Noir) by Earl Lovelace,Robert Antoni

By Earl Lovelace,Robert Antoni

"To trip in the course of the nineteen works of poetry and prose during this notable anthology is to event Trinidad and Tobago via a kaleidoscopic lens. The writings are grouped into 4 traditionally major classes ("Leaving Colonialism," "Facing Independence," "Looking In," and "Losing Control"). it is a good build; the reader stories island tradition and background as part of its time, shaped by way of a pastiche of nationality, tradition, and social type. Standouts abound." —Publishers Weekly, starred overview, choose of the Week "Pairing properly with 2008's Trinidad Noir, this retrospective assortment beneficial properties vintage tales from writers who have been a part of the literary wave that crested with Trinidadian independence in 1962. extraordinary authors contain Derek Walcott, V.S. Naipaul, Elizabeth Nunez, Shani Mootoo, and the volume's editors. Holds robust attraction for lovers of noir and literary writing." —Library magazine "Lovelace and Antoni provide a 'subversive' tackle island tradition to counterpoint the 21st-century examine Trinidad provided through Lisa Allen-Agostini and Jeanne Mason's Trinidad Noir . . . no matter if heritage repeats itself or growth is stalled via people's countless skill to get of their personal methods, those 19 reprinted stories provide a bittersweet point of view at the cussedness of human nature." —Kirkus Reviews"Each tale is magnetic." —New York magazine of Books "A fantastic pattern of the expertise that makes Trinidad and Tobago so unique...The booklet is a exhibit of wide-ranging kinds and nice abilities, giving a feeling of the notable range of this kind of small island." —Pif journal Akashic Books maintains its award-winning sequence of unique noir anthologies, introduced in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. each one e-book contains all new tales, each set in a special local or place in the geographic zone of the publication. Now, of Trinidad's most sensible writers masterfully curate this literary retrospective of the nation's top writing during the last century. Reprints of vintage tales (and poems) by way of: C.L.R. James, Derek Walcott, Samuel Selvon, Eric Roach, V.S. Naipaul, Harold Sonny Ladoo, Michael Anthony, Willi Chen, Earl Lovelace, Robert Antoni, Elizabeth Nunez, Ismith Khan, Lawrence Scott, Wayne Brown, Jennifer Rahim, Elizabeth Walcott-Hackshaw, Sharon Millar, Barbara Jenkins, and Shani Mootoo. From the advent via Earl Lovelace: the place Trinidad is various even from its Caribbean sisters is the measure to which it has built its people arts—its carnival, its metal band, its music—as varieties of either uprising and mediation. those kinds haven't in simple terms endured to entertain us; they ritualize uprising, communicate out opposed to oppression, and verify the personhood of the downpressed. This uprising isn't obtrusive with an analogous depth because it was. Independence and political partisanship and the becoming distance of the center classification from the people, between different advancements, have obvious a fluctuation within the beliefs of uprising. but what's incontestable is that those arts have proven and maintained a secure area for clash to be resolved or a minimum of expressed, now not in a vacuum yet within the face of a standing quo using its muscle and myths to keep up a story that upholds its pursuits. because the state of affairs turns into extra advanced and knowledge extra the most important, our literature is better put to problem or to consolidate those myths. separately, we're left to settle on whose behalf our writing could be hired. during this scenario, the fight has been in the arts themselves—whether they see themselves as an extension of uprising or paintings as leisure. even supposing overdue at the scene and with out the frequent attraction of the local and folks arts, our literature can lay declare to being a part of those arts of uprising, upholding and making seen the pushed aside and neglected, lifting the marginalized into personhood, persuading us new international is needed, and setting up this island as a spot during which it may be imagined and created.

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Bestsellers in Nineteenth-Century America: An Anthology by Paul C. Gutjahr,Assistant Professor of English American

By Paul C. Gutjahr,Assistant Professor of English American Studies and Religious Studies Paul C Gutjahr

Bestsellers in 19th Century America seeks to provide for college students novels, poems and different revealed fabric that offered tremendous good once they first seemed within the usa. a few of the most famed American works of the 19th century that we all know this present day — comparable to Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick — weren't commonly learn after they first seemed. This assortment seeks to provide its readers a glimpse on the literature that lit up the literary horizon whilst the works have been first released, resulting in insights on key cultural points of the nineteenth-century usa and its literary culture.

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The Muse Saga: Complete Collection (Muse Series (All 6 by M.D. James

By M.D. James

includes all 6 books from the foundation sequence, in a single nice collection.

Enjoy the simplest promoting, and primary publication within the enchanting Muse sequence, in addition to the opposite five volumes besides. in the event you love V.C. Andrews variety books that blend Gothic Horror with the relations Saga style, you then will love this e-book. it truly is filled with lies and betrayals and twists.

Jimmy's global collapses as he sees his mom being arrested. earlier than he is familiar with what's occurring, he is taken to reside with strangers that he is informed are his organic family.

His Grandfather ideas the kin with an iron first. whereas Jimmy attempted desperately to reconnect to his mother and Sister, he needs to adapt to the abuse of his new prosperous relations, a brand new university, his new task with the kin company, and the entire lies and secrets and techniques which are uncovered.

***Also, checkout the hot Nelson Estates sequence that keeps the place the foundation sequence left off.

Books through M.D. James:
As the Snow Falls – quantity 1 (Book 1: Muse Series)
As the Snow Falls – quantity 2 (Book 2: Muse Series)
After the Tears soften – quantity 1 (Book three: Muse Series)
After the Tears soften – quantity 2 (Book four: Muse Series)
In My Frozen goals – quantity 1 (Book five: Muse Series)
In My Frozen goals – quantity 2 (Book 6: Muse Series)
The Muse Saga (Complete assortment: Muse Series)
Hunger: A Vampire Novella
Ember (Forewedge Mountain Series)
Kaelin (Forewedge Mountain Series)
The Billionaire of Aspen Estates (Book 1: harmony Series)
The Footman of Aspen Estates (Book 2: harmony Series)
The go back to Aspen Estates (Book three: harmony Series)
The Aspen Estates (Complete assortment: harmony Series)
The present (Book 1: Nelson property Series)
The Academy (Book 2: Nelson Estates Series)

Here is an excerpt from "As the Snow Falls - Vol. 1", the 1st booklet integrated in "The Muse Sage: entire Collection":

My ally simply all started cracking up giggling. “You comprehend I’m your ally and could do something for you, dude….but, I’m now not kissing you!” he teased. listening to that made me snicker and lightened my mood.

That is, until eventually we rounded the subsequent nook. Blue and pink lighting fixtures have been flashing close to my condo. i may see a portly police officer placing my mother behind a squad automobile. She was once handcuffed!

I forgot approximately Connor and my observe from April, and sprinted to my condominium because the police motor vehicle containing my mother drove off. I don’t recognize whilst i began crying, yet tears have been streaming down my face. firstly, I figured it used to be simply snowflakes that landed on me, melting. i used to be screaming, attempting to capture my mom. I didn’t be aware of what used to be occurring. As I reached my apartment, a tall, middle-aged, uniformed officer requested if i used to be James Nelson.

“Where did you're taking my Mom?” I screamed, via my sobbing and tears.

“It’ll be o.k., son.” The officer advised me. “Are you James Nelson?”

“YES! certain! Why did you're taking my mother away?” I demanded.

“Because she isn’t your Mom,” the tall officer answered.

That’s all I remembered earlier than I fainted.

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Così violentemente dolce (SUR) (Italian Edition) by Cortázar Julio,Zavagna Giulia

By Cortázar Julio,Zavagna Giulia

«Così violentemente dolce» raccoglie una selezione delle più appassionate lettere politiche di Julio Cortázar. Siamo di fronte a uno scrittore che, dopo l. a. Baia dei Porci e il ’68, scopre un impegno politico fino a quel momento sopito.Una presa di coscienza in keeping with le problematiche argentine e latinoamericane che lo accompagnerà consistent with tutta l. a. vita, e lo porterà advert assumere posizioni romanticamente rivoluzionarie, dedicandosi alla causa di Cuba, poi del Cile di Allende e infine del Nicaragua sandinista.Queste pagine ardenti permettono ancora una volta di avvicinarsi alla quotidianità di Cortázar, fatta di assemblee, appelli, manifestazioni e, come sempre, letteratura viva.

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Fiction River: Pulse Pounders by Ron Collins,David Farland,Frank Herbert,Phaedra Weldon,Dayle

By Ron Collins,David Farland,Frank Herbert,Phaedra Weldon,Dayle A. Dermatis,Kevin J. Anderson,Kristine Kathryn Rusch,Dean Wesley Smith

begins with a bang.
Ends with a bang.
And loads of bang in between.
Pulse Pounders. starting from instantly mystery to technology fiction, fable to pulp event, those tales make your center race. proportion the buzz as a lady held hostage in a chair has just a couple of mins to flee, and a guy trapped in a time loop revisits a challenge element long ago. together with an unique never-before-published Frank Herbert tale, those page-turners express why Adventures outstanding says Fiction River “is the best and most fun guides within the box today.”

“… fanatics of the novel could be good satisfied.”
—Publishers Weekly on Fiction River: Pulse Pounders

“Fiction River: Crime edited via Kristine Kathryn Rusch leads off with powerful new stories via 3 time-honored EQMM members: Doug Allyn with a gangster whodunnit, Steve Hockensmith with a con online game tale, and Brendan DuBois with a clean version at the outdated brothers-who-took-different-paths ploy. A sampling of different contents, together with experimental short-shorts through Melissa Yi and M. Elizabeth fort and a shrewdpermanent activate the greedy-relatives-want-inheritance by means of Kate Wilhelm, recommend prime quality throughout."
—Ellery Queen secret journal on Fiction River specified variation: Crime

“Among the volume’s greater entries are Doug Allyn’s “Hitler’s Dogs,” within which narrator document Bannan seeks the reality approximately his gang mentor’s dying, and Steve Hockensmith’s “Wheel of Fortune,” which relates the schemes of a couple of con artists.”
—Publishers Weekly on Fiction River detailed variation: Crime

About the Editor
Kevin J. Anderson is mostly a bestselling novelist with over a hundred twenty five novels released, yet he has additionally hung out within the modifying trenches. His 3 famous person Wars anthologies (Tales from the Mos Eisley Cantina, stories from Jabba’s Palace, and stories of the Bounty Hunters) are the 3 bestselling technology fiction anthologies of all time. He additionally created and edited battle of the Worlds: worldwide Dispatches (alternate tales of H.G. Wells’s Martian invasion), and the funny horror Blood Lite sequence for the Horror Writers of the United States, in addition to the 5 by means of 5 army SF sequence and the wonderful vacation Season sequence for WordFire Press, the 1st of which simply received a Silver Award from the autonomous Publishers Group.
As an writer, Kevin has fifty four nationwide or foreign bestsellers and 23 million copies of his books in print. He wrote the recent Dune sequence and the Hellhole trilogy with Brian Herbert, in addition to a number of novels within the megastar Wars, X-Files, Batman, and Superman universes. His unique works comprise the SF epics The Saga of 7 Suns and The Saga of Shadows, the Terra Incognita fable trilogy, and his well known sequence that includes Dan Shamble, Zombie P.I.
He and his spouse Rebecca Moesta are the publishers of WordFire Press.

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