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Hygge: The Danish Art of Happiness

Hygge: The Danish Art of Happiness by Marie Tourell Søderberg
**Other books will tell you how to be hygge. This is the only book that will show you.** Though we all know the feeling of hygge instinctively few of us ever manage to capture it for more than a moment. Now Danish actress and hygge aficionado Marie Tourell Søderberg—star of BBC 4’s *1864—*has traveled the length and breadth of her home country to create the perfect guide to cooking, decorating, entertaining and being inspired the hygge way. Full of beautiful photographs and simple, practical steps and ideas to make your home and life both comfortable and cheering all year round, this book is the easy way to introduce hygge into your life.

The Hyena and the Hawk

They face a hunger that could consume the gods themselvesFrom the depths of myth an ancient enemy has returned: the Plague People, whose very presence obliterates whole villages; whose terror destroys minds. In their wake, nothing is left of the people, not their places, not their ways.On the plains, the warriors and the wise of all tribes gather to confront the aggressor. Loud Thunder leads his great war-host south, even as Tecumet and Asman head north with the Sun River army. With Maniye Many Tracks, they plan to forge a new unity between the tribes such as the world has never seen. But will it be enough to stave off an oblivion that might devour even their gods?Their adversary’s presence is like a wound in the world, and wakes all the old terrors and evils from the peoples’ stories. But before they can deal with the enemies without, they must conquer their demons within.The Hyena and the Hawk is the third book in Adrian Tchaikovsky’s epic fantasy trilogy, Echoes of the Fall, following The Bear and the Serpent.

The Husband’s Secret

**The #1 *New York Times* Bestseller ** ****** *… *
* *“A novel that’s perfect for vacation reading.” — *People* *
* * *“It’s a knowing, touching, and entertaining page-turner. What a wonderful writer—smart, wise, funny.” —Anne Lamott
* * *” *The Husband’s Secret* is so good, you won’t be able to keep it to yourself.” — *USA Today*
* * *“Shocking, complex and thought-provoking, this is a story reading groups will devour.  A knockout!” —Emily Giffin, *New York Times* bestselling author *****
* * * * *“ *The Husband’s Secret* is a smart, thoughtful read… [a] lip-smacking and intelligently written novel.” — *Entertainment Weekly*
* * * * *”For a provocative page-turner, read *The Husband’s Secret* by Liane Moriarty.” — *Woman’s World*
* * * * *”Brilliant.” —Sophia Hannah, international bestselling author of *The Wrong Mother* *******
* * * * * * *At the heart of *The Husband’s Secret* is a letter that’s not meant to be read
* * * * * * *My darling Cecilia, if you’re reading this, then I’ve died. . . *********
* * * * * * * *Imagine that your husband wrote you a letter, to be opened after his death. Imagine, too, that the letter contains his deepest, darkest secret—something with the potential to destroy not just the life you built together, but the lives of others as well. Imagine, then, that you stumble across that letter while your husband is still very much alive. . . .
Cecilia Fitzpatrick has achieved it all—she’s an incredibly successful businesswoman, a pillar of her small community, and a devoted wife and mother. Her life is as orderly and spotless as her home. But that letter is about to change everything, and not just for her: Rachel and Tess barely know Cecilia—or each other—but they too are about to feel the earth-shattering repercussions of her husband’s secret.********
* * * * * * * *Acclaimed author Liane Moriarty has written a gripping, thought-provoking novel about how well it is really possible to know our spouses—and, ultimately, ourselves.********
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Hunting Trip

It was time for a vacation from the magical mayhem. Camping, that’s what we all agreed on. Nothing fancy, just a chance to relax.
Nothing could go wrong, not when our party consisted of wizards, shifters, vampires, and necromancers. All there to protect my young child.
But things have gone wrong, and before we’d even burned the sausages I found myself alone, and that was just the start of this nightmare.
Trolls are jittery, dwarves are chatty, vampires have become insanely murderous, and me, I’m getting crazed.
One thing’s for certain, I’m never going camping again.

Hunters of the Red Moon

The hunters were fair by their standards… but their standards were utterly inhuman. They kidnapped intelligent beings from many far-off planets as prey for their hunt. They gave them their choice of the best weapons available, allowed them plenty of time to practice, gave them a “chance” If they could survive until the next eclipse of the red moon, wealth and freedom would be theirs. The catch was this–nobody knew what the hunters looked like. How then do you outwit an enemy who might look like your best friend, your comrade-in-arms, or like a monster that could slay an army?

Hunter’s Terminus

**Tech and Magic must come together to survive!**
Jon Hunter thinks he’s done enough. But since when did he get any say in the matter?
15,000 people, 4 main stations, and 15 large ships, somewhere in the galaxy, unexpectedly looking for a new start.
Jon sees himself as their protector, at least until his people build their own new society, without him in charge.
Thorn has been waiting for Jon Hunter for 82 years.
3100 years ago, Thorn had to save humanity. One week ago, Jon did save humanity. Just different groups.
Both have done the impossible. Both are tired. Both want out.
But in a galaxy newly restored to an older and much more dangerous configuration, just how much rest can either of these men get?
Especially when the three powers in the galaxy don’t want a fourth.
Is the galaxy’s crossroad, Hunter’s Terminus?
**The Hunter Imperium**
1. Crossover
2. Hunter’s Terminus
3. Reaper’s Crossroad *forthcoming*
**The Hunter Legacy Universe Timeline**
**Approx. 3100 years before Hero to the End**
Yesterday’s Spacemage (chapter one)
Tomorrow’s Spacemage
**646 years before Hero to the End**
The Long Road to Gaia
**102 years before Hero to the End**
One Last Battle (a short story)
**82 years before Hero to the End**
Yesterday’s Spacemage
Today’s Spacemage
Tomorrow’s Spacemage
**2 Years before Hero to the End**
Hero at Large
Hunted Hero Hunting
Send in the Hero
Make or Break the Hero
Hail the Hero
Burnside’s Killer
Hire a Hero
Jane’s Christmas
Hero to the Rescue
Hero at the Gates
The Long Road to Gaia
**1 Year before Hero to the End**
Home is Where the Hero Is
Hero in Darkness
Hero to the End
**Here be a time line shift.**
**Immediately after Hero to the End (Gaia galaxy)**
Admiral Jane
Queen Jane
Snark’s Quest
Destiny Stone
Talisman of Tomorrow
Leader Jane
**Immediately after Hero to the End (Earth galaxy)**
Hunter’s Terminus
Reaper’s Crossroad *forthcoming*
**The Hunter Legacy Universe Series in the order written: **
The Hunter Legacy
A.I. Destiny
The Spacemage Chronicle
The Hunter Imperium

The Hunter Returns

International best-selling science fiction author, David Drake teams with Jim Kjelgaard, legendary creator of *Big Red*.
The Return of a Masterpiece of Middle Grade Fiction!
Meet Hawk, formerly a hunter in a band of prehistoric nomads, now an outcast for breaking tribal law by daring to create a powerful new tool: the bow and arrow. Now the world is changing, the bison are disappearing, and the tribe has fallen into famine. Their only hope? Hawk and his new tools and hunting methods. But the old ways die hard, and Hawk must find a way to survive in a land of prehistoric predatorsfrom dire wolves to beavers the size of bearsif he is to save his tribe, and show humanity the path away from Stone Age stagnation.
At the publisher’s request, this title is sold without DRM (Digital Rights Management).
****David Drake** was attending Duke University Law School when he was drafted. He served the next two years in the Army, spending 1970 as an enlisted interrogator with the 11th armored Cavalry in Viet Nam and Cambodia. Upon return he completed his law degree at Duke and was for eight years Assistant Town Attorney for Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He has been a full time freelance writer since 1981. His books include the genre defining and bestselling Hammers Slammers series, the RCN series including* What Distant Deeps*, *In the Stormy Red Sky*, *The Road of Danger*, and many more.
** Jim Kjelgaard**’s celebrated middle grade and young adult books display themes such as honor, loyalty, courage, and perseverance. His novel *Wolf Brother* is the winner of the Spur Award of the Western Writers of America. His* Big Red*, which won the Boys Life Award in 1948, also became a beloved Disney movie.**

The Hunter Out of Time

Time traveling kinappers from far in the future abduct Kevin Cord, mistaking him for Chan Dahl, who holds an important secret.


## Time is Running Out
### >>>New Strength in Unity
Nath, Darkken and Maefon’s relationships grow stronger and they become quite the formidable band of heroes. Still taken in by the deception, Nath journeys with his new companions across Nalzambor to the town of Old Hen. It is there that they begin a desperate search in a bizarre gargantuan crypt guarded by the undead. Within, they hope to find the secret of Dragon Steel, that can be turned into a weapon, that can kill anything.
### >>>The Search Continues
Brenwar, Slivver and Master Elween pull their forces together in order to track Nath down. Can they find him before Lord Darkken’s deception takes a complete hold on Nath? Will they be able to reveal the insidious Lord of the Dark in the Day’s deception? Or will Nath set his sights on taking over Nalzambor with his brother?
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The Hunt

The third book in the Devil’s Isle series, following on from *The Veil* and *The Sight.*
**From the *New York Times* bestselling author of the Chicagoland Vampires Novels-the hunter becomes the hunted in a New Orleans devastated by a Paranormal war….**
When bounty hunter Liam Quinn discovered that Claire Connolly was a Sensitive and infected with magic, he should have turned her in to be locked up in the prison district known as Devil’s Isle. Instead, he helped her learn to control her power and introduced her to an underground group of Paranormals and humans who know the truth about the war and those who fought it.
Now the weight of Liam’s own secrets has forced him into hiding. When a government agent is killed and Claire discovers that Liam is the prime suspect, she races to find him before the government can. But she’ll discover proving his innocence is no simple matter. Their enemies are drawing closer, and time is running out . . .
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Hungry Girl 1-2-3

Hungry Girl 1-2-3: The Easiest, Most Delicious, Guilt-Free Recipes on the Planet by Lisa Lillien
Are you HUNGRY? The number-one *New York Times* bestselling phenomenon is BACK—with even more yum-a-licious guilt-free recipes. This time, the EASIEST ones on the planet!
Hungry Girl’s recipes aren’t just delicious, they’re SUPER-SIMPLE, too. *Hungry Girl 1-2-3* will help you make the world’s most delicious guilt-free appetizers, meals, snacks, desserts, etc., with practically no effort whatsoever! There are loads of crock-pot recipes, microwavable meals, HG’s famous “foil packs,” and more. Some are such a cinch, you won’t even have to turn on the oven or stove! Really.
With more than 200 recipes and two-ingredient “couples” to choose from, you’ll never be hungry again! Get ready to chew on:
Crazy Pineapple Salmon Teriyaki (347 calories)
Mom-Style Creamy Chicken ‘n Veggies (307 calories)
Queen-of-the-Castle Sliders (254 calories)
Caramel Swirl Cream Puffs (121 calories)
Corndog Millionaire Muffins (160 calories)
Chili Cheese Dog Nachos (218 calories)
Turkey & Veggie Meatloaf Minis (142 calories)
Planet Hungrywood Sweet & Cap’n Crunchy Chicken (234 calories)
Shrimp & Grits . . . for Hungry Chicks! (380 calories)
Cannoli-Stuffed French Toast Nuggets (228 calories)

Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body

From the *New York Times* bestselling author of *Bad Feminist*: a searingly honest memoir of food, weight, self-image, and learning how to feed your hunger while taking care of yourself.
*“I ate and ate and ate in the hopes that if I made myself big, my body would be safe. I buried the girl I was because she ran into all kinds of trouble. I tried to erase every memory of her, but she is still there, somewhere. . . . I was trapped in my body, one that I barely recognized or understood, but at least I was safe.”*
In her phenomenally popular essays and long-running Tumblr blog, Roxane Gay has written with intimacy and sensitivity about food and body, using her own emotional and psychological struggles as a means of exploring our shared anxieties over pleasure, consumption, appearance, and health. As a woman who describes her own body as “wildly undisciplined,” Roxane understands the tension between desire and denial, between self-comfort and self-care. In *Hunger,* she explores her past—including the devastating act of violence that acted as a turning point in her young life—and brings readers along on her journey to understand and ultimately save herself.
With the bracing candor, vulnerability, and power that have made her one of the most admired writers of her generation, Roxane explores what it means to learn to take care of yourself: how to feed your hungers for delicious and satisfying food, a smaller and safer body, and a body that can love and be loved—in a time when the bigger you are, the smaller your world becomes.
### Recensione
I have reviewed many interesting books for the *TLS* this year, but the most moving is Roxane Gay’s *Hunger . . . * Her survivor’s story is both understated and inspiring. (*TLS, Books of the Year*)
I’m very thankful for Roxane Gay’s *Hunger*, which should be and should have been on **every award list** if people were really reading. This is **her best book**, in my opinion. I love that it takes an unconventional road to storytelling and that the structure often spirals within itself in interesting ways. I also love that it is a story about sexual assault and the ways in which that can change your life. It’s a** deeply moving, somewhat experimental, gorgeously written and brilliantly thought-out** memoir. And it’s one of those books that no matter what your relationship to the body, **this book is for you, all of you.** (*Porochista Khakpour, Buzzfeed*)
This **whip-smart **book takes on everything (*Guardian Best Biography and Autobiography Books of 2017*)
In 88 short, lucid chapters, Gay **powerfully** takes readers through realities that pain her, vex her, guide her, and inform her work. The result is **a generous and empathic** consideration of what it’s like to be someone else: in itself **something of a miracle**. (*Booklist, starred review*)
It turns out that when a wrenching past is confronted with **wisdom and bravery**, the outcome can be **compassion and enlightenment **- both for the reader who has lived through this kind of unimaginable pain, and for the reader who knows nothing of it. **Roxane Gay shows us how to be decent to ourselves**, and decent to one another. **HUNGER is an amazing achievement in more ways than I can count.** (*Ann Patchett*)
A** heart-rending **debut memoir from the outspoken feminist and essayist . . . An **intense, unsparingly honest** portrait of childhood crisis and its enduring aftermath. (*Kirkus, starred review*)
### Descrizione del libro
From the *New York Times* bestselling author of *Bad Feminist*: a searingly honest memoir of food, weight, self-image, and learning how to feed your hunger while taking care of yourself.

Hundred-Dollar Baby

A client from a decades-old case reaches out to Boston PI Spenser-but can he rescue troubled April Kyle once more? Longtime Spenser fans will remember that once upon a time, though not so long ago, there was a girl named April Kyle-a beautiful teenage runaway who turned to prostitution to escape her terrible family life. The book was 1982’s Ceremony, and, thanks to Spenser, April escaped Boston’s Combat Zone for the relative safety of a high-class New York City bordello. April resurfaced in Taming a Sea-Horse, again in dire need of Spenser’s rescue-this time from the clutches of a controlling lover. But April Kyle’s return in Hundred-Dollar Baby is nothing short of shocking. When a mature, beautiful, and composed April strides into Spenser’s office, the Boston PI barely hesitates before recognizing his once and future client. Now a well-established madam herself, April oversees an upscale call-girl operation in Boston’s Back Bay. Still looking for Spenser’s approval, it takes her a moment before she can ask him, again, for his assistance. Her business is a success; what’s more, it’s an all-female enterprise. Now that some men are trying to take it away from her, she needs Spenser. April claims to be in the dark about who it is that’s trying to shake her down, but with a bit of legwork and a bit more muscle, Spenser and Hawk find ties to organized crime and local kingpin Tony Marcus, as well as a scheme to franchise the operation across the country. As Spenser again plays the gallant knight, it becomes clear that April’s not as innocent as she seems. In fact, she may be her own worst enemy.

…and especially when it’s vintage Parker. Boston P.I. Spenser remains a lovable, troublemaking wiseacre…the plot gallops along. There are few things as satisfying as a cozy evening with good friends, especially when [it’s] Boston P.I. Spenser. Spenser and company guarantee a pleasant outing to Boston with just enough thrills and bad guys to spice up the tri. A plot that turns on [Spenser’s] vulnerability and one of his good deeds gone bad.
(source: Bol.com)

Human Traces

SUMMARY: Sixteen-year-old Jacques Rebière is living a humble life in rural France, studying butterflies and frogs by candlelight in his bedroom. Across the Channel, in England, the playful Thomas Midwinter, also sixteen, is enjoying a life of ease-and is resigned to follow his father’s wishes and pursue a career in medicine. A fateful seaside meeting four years later sets the two young men on a profound course of friendship and discovery; they will become pioneers in the burgeoning field of psychiatry. But when a female patient at the doctors’ Austrian sanatorium becomes dangerously ill, the two men’s conflicting diagnosis threatens to divide them–and to undermine all their professional achievements. From the bestselling author of Birdsong comes this masterful novel that ventures to answer challenging questions of consciousness and science, and what it means to be human.

The Human Division

The Human Division by John Scalzi
Following the events of *The Last Colony*, John Scalzi tells the story of the fight to maintain the unity of the human race.
The people of Earth now know that the human Colonial Union has kept them ignorant of the dangerous universe around them. For generations the CU had defended humanity against hostile aliens, deliberately keeping Earth an ignorant backwater and a source of military recruits. Now the CU’s secrets are known to all. Other alien races have come on the scene and formed a new alliance—an alliance against the Colonial Union. And they’ve invited the people of Earth to join them. For a shaken and betrayed Earth, the choice isn’t obvious or easy.
Against such possibilities, managing the survival of the Colonial Union won’t be easy, either. It will take diplomatic finesse, political cunning…and a brilliant “B Team,” centered on the resourceful Lieutenant Harry Wilson, that can be deployed to deal with the unpredictable and unexpected things the universe throws at you when you’re struggling to preserve the unity of the human race.
Being published online from January to April 2013 as a three-month digital serial, *The Human Division* will appear as a full-length novel of the Old Man’s War universe, plus—for the first time in print—the first tale of Lieutenant Harry Wilson, and a coda that wasn’t part of the digital serialization.
**Old Man’s War Series**
# 1 *Old Man’s War*
# 2 *The Ghost Brigades*
# 3 *The Last Colony*
# 4 *Zoe’s Tale*
# 5 *The Human Division*
# 6 *The End of All Things *
Short fiction: “After the Coup”
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*The Android’s Dream*
*Agent to the Stars*
*Your Hate Mail Will Be Graded*
*Fuzzy Nation*
*Lock In*
*The Collapsing Empire* (forthcoming)