Prism

By Faye Kellerman

Prism takes us to a touch exchange universe during which medication and health and wellbeing care don't exist, and within which unwell everyone is allowed to die with none care. Set in New Mexico and California, the radical beneficial properties 3 teenagers who fall via a cave at Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico whereas on a box journey. they're plunged right into a scary parallel universe—seven weeks long ago, during which their "normal" worlds of kin and highschool stay the same…except for the truth that no drugs exists and whilst humans die on the street they're picked up and disposed of.

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Confusion: Roman (Der Barock-Zyklus 2) (German Edition)

DER ZWEITE TEIL DER MONUMENTALEN BAROCK-TRILOGIE

Der Hafen von Algier im Jahr 1689. Jack Shaftoe, selbst ernannter König der Vagabunden und einst heroischer Befreier der einzigartigen Eliza aus einem türkischen Harem, ist als Galeerensklave gefangen. Doch Shaftoe ist nicht bereit, sich dem launischen Spiel des Schicksals zu fügen, und fasst einen verwegenen Fluchtplan. Das Unterfangen gelingt und bringt dem unerschrockenen Glücksritter neben der Freiheit auch das flüchtige Glück sagenhaften Reichtums ein – sowie Feinde ohne Zahl und eine wilde Abenteuerfahrt rund um den Globus.

Unterdessen führt Eliza, mittlerweile Gräfin de l. a. Zeur, am prächtig-dekadenten Hof von Versailles ihren eigenen Feldzug. In den Künsten der Verführung, der Intrige und der Spionage ebenso bewandert wie in handfesten Finanzgeschäften, scheut sie kein Mittel, um ihr Leben und das ihres Sohnes zu schützen – sowie sich an dem Mann zu rächen, der sie um ein Haar ruiniert hätte.

Eine neue Zeit bricht an; doch nicht jeder ist den Herausforderungen des zerrissenen Europa am Vorabend der Moderne so gewachsen wie Eliza. Der Puritaner und Querdenker Daniel Waterhouse sucht sein Heil in der Flucht, den Verheißungen der Neuen Welt entgegen …

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Monarch (The War of Princes, Book 3)

By A. R. Ivanovich

Rune Thayer’s uprising in Cape Hill has put all of Breakwater at risk from the ruthless and mercurial Prince Raserion. Now, Katelyn Kestrel and her ally, Kyle, needs to do anything that not anyone within the Western nation has ever tried: commute North to request relief from Prince Varion, the mysterious monarch who’s been locked in a bloody warfare along with his brother for hundreds of years.

But as Katelyn units sail for enemy territory, she’s faced through Prince Raserion. He is aware what she’s planning on doing and gives her a deal: his brother’s existence for Rune’s. She by surprise has an very unlikely option to make. chance every little thing within the hopes that Varion might support, or flip traitor to her personal reason and belief Raserion to unfastened the soldier she loves . . .

This is a brand new version of the formerly self-published novel.

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Le sauveur de l'Humanité (Les Aventures de Johnny Maxwell, Tome 1)

By Terry Pratchett

L. a. major sur le joystick, les yeux rivés sur los angeles redoutable flotte des extra-terrestres qui envahit l’écran... oui,
LE SAUVEUR DE L’HUMANITÉ™
C’EST TOI !
Bousille-les jusqu’au dernier !
Mais un message, soudain :
NOUS NOUS RENDONS.
Qu’est-ce que ça veut dire ? Ils ne sont pas censés se rendre. Et le manuel de jeu ne prévoit rien de tel.
Johnny, te voilà dans de beaux draps. On ne peut tout de même pas tirer sur qui se rend. Et tu ne sais pas encore ce qui t’attend.
C’est déjà bien assez difficile de sauver l’humanité™ des hordes galactiques. Alors, sauver les hordes galactiques de l’humanité™...
Enfin, tout ça n’est qu’un jeu.
Tu crois ?
Par le romancier du Disque-monde, le maître de los angeles myth burlesque, un petit joyau d’humour pour tous publics.

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Pivot Point

By Kasie West

Perfect for lovers of Sliding Doors, Kasie West's riveting novel Pivot Point follows a woman with the ability to work out her capability futures.

Addison Coleman's existence is one massive "What if?" As a Searcher, a distinct form of clairvoyant, every time Addie is confronted with a decision, she is ready to inspect the longer term and notice either results. So whilst her mom and dad inform her they're getting a divorce and he or she has to select who she desires to reside with, a seek hasn't ever been extra important.

In one destiny Addie resides together with her mother within the existence she's consistently recognized and is being pursued by way of the most well-liked man at school. within the different she is the recent lady at school, the place she falls for a adorable, quiet artist. Then Addie reveals herself drawn right into a homicide research, and her destiny takes a darker flip. With loads to lose in both destiny, Addie needs to make a decision which truth she's prepared to pass though . . . and who she's keen to dwell without.

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Luminary (Anomaly)

By Krista McGee

Thalli suggestion escaping to the skin may suggest freedom. yet is she any much less of an anomaly aboveground?

After escaping an underground annihilation chamber, Thalli, Berk, Rhen, and John locate themselves fleeing around the former usa, aboveground for the 1st time. because the defectors go the for gotten panorama, the 3 youths see issues the y had merely examine on monitors: horses, rain, genuine books—and a colony of unsanctioned survivors dwelling the traditional approach in a city referred to as New Hope.

When the electorate of latest wish demonstrate the reality of what occurred years in the past, Thalli is left unsettled and skeptical of every thing she’s ever been instructed. Can she belief something from the nation, together with her personal emotions for Berk? whilst she volunteers for a peace undertaking to New Hope’s violent neighbor, Athens, her confusion mounts because the supposedly ruthless Prince Ale x seems to be sort and captivating. even if every person in New wish warned her to not, she can’t aid yet fall for him.

Meanwhile, John’s unwavering religion within the goodness of the fashion designer starts to make its mark on Thalli’s middle. yet can Thalli fairly come to belief in a beneficiant, protecting fashion designer who ideas over all issues? could that now not be surroundings herself up for an additional betrayal?

The time for her to choose is now . . . as the kingdom is final in.

“McGee once more blends a Christian message inside of a bad technology fiction plot . . . demise, torture, and complicated love triangles.” —Booklist

“McGee blends the choice of religion, the malevolence of these who extol energy over decency, and the statement of person integrity in a humane glimpse at younger courage.” —Publisher’s Weekly

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The Calling (Endgame, Book 1)

By James Frey, Nils Johnson-Shelton

Endgame is genuine. Endgame is now. Endgame has began. Twelve historic cultures have been selected millennia in the past to symbolize humanity in Endgame, an international video game that may come to a decision the destiny of humankind. Endgame has constantly been available, yet by no means a reality...until now. Twelve meteorites have simply struck Earth, each one meteorite containing a message for a participant who has been proficient for this second. At stake for the avid gamers: saving their bloodline, in addition to the destiny of the area. And just one can win. Endgame is genuine. Endgame is now. Endgame has began. Google Niantic is construction a cellular location-based augmented truth videogame inextricably tied to the books and mythology, a tremendous prize might be tied to a puzzle in every one booklet, and 20th Century Fox has acquired the motion picture rights. learn the Books. locate the Clues. remedy the Puzzle. Who will Win?

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The House of the Scorpion

By Nancy Farmer

Series: nationwide publication Award Winner for younger People's Literature, Newbery Honor publication, Printz Honor Book

Matteo Alacrán was once no longer born; he was once harvested.
His DNA got here from El Patrón, lord of a rustic known as Opium--a strip of poppy fields mendacity among the U.S. and what used to be known as Mexico. Matt's first cellphone cut up and divided within a petri dish. Then he used to be put within the womb of a cow, the place he persevered the amazing trip from embryo to fetus to child. he's a boy now, yet such a lot ponder him a monster--except for El Patrón. El Patrón loves Matt as he loves himself, simply because Matt is himself.

As Matt struggles to appreciate his life, he's threatened by way of a sinister solid of characters, together with El Patrón's power-hungry family members, and he's surrounded by means of a deadly military of bodyguards. get away is the single probability Matt has to outlive. yet get away from the Alacrán property is not any warrantly of freedom, simply because Matt is marked through his distinction in methods he does not even suspect.

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Dangerous Dames (Zachary Nixon Johnson, Books 1-2)

By John Zakour, Lawrence Ganem

An omnibus variation of The Plutonium Blonde and The Doomsday Brunette

Double your excitement, double the laughs with this omnibus variation that includes Zachary Nixon Johnson, the final freelance PI in the world. It's 2057, and Zach is partnered with an experimental A.I. named HARV. In what's either an homage to and parody of the nice heyday of pulp fiction, they remedy situations regarding androids, destiny tech wizards, and naturally, the occasional nuclear-powered, genocidal fembot...

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