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I, Porn Star

My name is Quinn Blackwood:
By day, I’m a billionaire CEO. Rich. Entitled.By night, I’m the exclusive porn star only known as Q.Why? Because I love women. If I believed in an almighty being, I’d thank him for creating them. They’re by far his most perfect creation… especially when I’m fucking one of them.
Oh, did I mention I’m an asshole? Fuck yeah. According to my shrink, I’m one twisted motherfucker. And that’s just the way I like it. Until she walks into my life…
My name is Elyse Gilbert, nicknamed ‘Lucky’ because according to my dad, I’m the unluckiest person alive, and I’ll die the same way I came into the world: naked, screaming, and dirt poor.
Yeah, my life is a twisted, seething mess. But that life changed the day I met HIM.He made me forget the cameras.He made me forget I was doing this for the money.He made me forget my shame.He made me forget everything. I was consumed by him. Only him.
But now my past has caught up with me.

I, Alex Cross

EDITORIAL REVIEW: You can’t runDetective Alex Cross is pulled out of a family celebration and given the awful news that a beloved relative has been found brutally murdered. Alex vows to hunt down the killer, and soon learns that she was mixed up in one of Washington’s wildest scenes. And she was not this killer’s only victim.**You can’t hide**The hunt for her murderer leads Alex and his girlfriend, Detective Brianna Stone, to a place where every fantasy is possible, *if* you have the credentials to get in. Alex and Bree are soon facing down some very important, very protected, very dangerous people in levels of society where only one thing is certain–they will do *anything* to keep their secrets safe. ******Alex Cross is your only hope to stay alive**As Alex closes in on the killer, he discovers evidence that points to the unimaginable–a revelation that could rock the entire world. With the unstoppable action, unforeseeable twists, and edge-of-your-seat suspense that only a James Patterson thriller delivers, *I, Alex Cross* is the master of suspense at his sharpest and best.

I Was a Teenage Weredeer

*From the best-selling author of the Supervillainy saga*
Jane Doe is a weredeer, the least-threatening shapechanger species in the world. Blessed with the ability to turn furry at will and psychically read objects, Jane has done her best to live a normal life working as a waitress at the Deerlightful Diner. She has big dreams of escaping life in the supernatural-filled town of Bright Falls, Michigan, and her 18th birthday promises the beginning of her teenage dreams coming true.
Unfortunately, her birthday is ruined by the sudden murder of her best friend’s sister in an apparent occult killing. Oh, and her brother is the primary suspect. Allying with an eccentric FBI agent, the local crime lord, and a snarky werecrow, Jane has her work cut out for her in turning her big day around.
Thankfully, she’s game.
Set in the same world as *Straight Outta Fangton.*

I know you got soul: machines with that certain something

SUMMARY: A Ferrari F40 has it, a Lexus hasn’t. Concorde’s got it, but not an Airbus. And while Titanic had it in spades, the Queen Mary 2 must have been in the wrong queue. Soul. Some machines matter to us while others are, well, just machines. In his own inimitable way, Jeremy Clarkson tells the gripping stories of the planes, trains and automobiles that inspire us; and of the geniuses and visionaries that built them. Lavishly illustrated, I Know You Got Soul is the perfect Christmas present for boys of all ages.

I Hope I Shall Arrive Soon

Philip K. Dick. I Hope I Shall Arrive Soon. Garden City: Doubleday, 1985. First edition, first printing. Octavo. 179 pages.
I Hope I Shall Arrive Soon is also the title of a short story by Philip K. Dick. (The short story was first published in Playboy in December 1980, under the title Frozen Journey.) In it, a man regains consciousness during a failed attempt at cryosleep on board a spaceship, which is on a ten-year journey. The ship’s artificial intelligence attempts to maintain his sanity throughout the rest of the voyage by causing him to recall memories from his 200-year-long life. Like most of Philip K. Dick’s work, it involves a questioning of what it is to be human and of what reality is. The story also has a theme of guilt, as the memories of the passenger are spoiled by the guilt he retains about actions he initiated during his lifetime.
“How to Build a Universe That Doesn’t Fall Apart Two Days Later” (1978)
“The Short Happy Life of the Brown Oxford” (1954)
“Explorers We” (1959)
“Holy Quarrel” (1966)
“What’ll We Do with Ragland Park?” (1963)
“Strange Memories of Death” (1984)
“The Alien Mind” (1981)
“The Exit Door Leads In” (1979)
“Chains of Air, Web of Aether” (1980)
“Rautavaara’s Case” (1980)
“I Hope I Shall Arrive Soon” (1980)

I Dream of Twila

Twila Winchester isn’t used to being in charge, but that’s exactly where she finds herself when her sisters leave town for a business convention.
Twila thinks everything is going to be fun and games even though she has one daughter, two nieces, and one mischievous aunt to contend with. She’s focused on cooking and having a good time…until a roving troupe of renaissance performers make camp on the Winchester property and trouble starts brewing.
When the head of the group starts making predictions – and, unfortunately, gets left behind – Twila has her hands full. It seems Aunt Tillie doesn’t trust the new guest and she’s determined to turn the three younger Winchesters into investigative dynamos.
Twila is working on a limited timetable. She must solve a mystery involving some missing items, open her home to a stranger, and crack down on Aunt Tillie’s “lying” classes as her aunt attempts to teach Bay, Clove, and Thistle how to manipulate everyone in their paths.
Oh, and she has to do it all before Marnie and Winnie return to town.
No pressure, though.
Note: This is a 28,000-word short set in the Wicked Witches of the Midwest world. It is set back in time so it can be listened to at any point in the timeline.

I confini di Babele

In *The Boundaries of Babel,* Andrea Moro tells the story of an encounter between two cultures: contemporary theoretical linguistics and the cognitive neurosciences. The study of language within a biological context has been ongoing for more than fifty years. The development of neuroimaging technology offers new opportunities to enrich the “biolinguistic perspective” and extend it beyond an abstract framework for inquiry. As a leading theoretical linguist in the generative tradition and also a cognitive scientist schooled in the new imaging technology, Moro is uniquely equipped to explore this.
Moro examines what he calls the “hidden” revolution in contemporary science: the discovery that the number of possible grammars is not infinite and that their number is biologically limited. This radical but little-discussed change in the way we look at language, he claims, will require us to rethink not just the fundamentals of linguistics and neurosciences but also our view of the human mind. Moro searches for neurobiological correlates of “the boundaries of Babel”–the constraints on the apparent chaotic variation in human languages–by using an original experimental design based on artificial languages. He offers a critical overview of some of the fundamental results from linguistics over the last fifty years, in particular regarding syntax, then uses these essential aspects of language to examine two neuroimaging experiments in which he took part. He describes the two neuroimaging techniques used (positron emission topography, or PET, and functional magnetic resonance imaging, or fMRI), but makes it clear that techniques and machines do not provide interesting data without a sound theoretical framework. Finally, he discusses some speculative aspects of modern research in biolinguistics regarding the impact of the linear structure of linguistics expression on grammar, and more generally, some core aspects of language acquisition, genetics, and evolution.

I Am Legend

Robert Neville may well be the last living man on Earth . . . but he is not alone.

An incurable plague has mutated every other man, woman, and child into bloodthirsty, nocturnal creatures who are determined to destroy him.
By day, he is a hunter, stalking the infected monstrosities through the abandoned ruins of civilization. By night, he barricades himself in his home and prays for dawn….
Richard Matheson’s classic novel has now been transformed by Warner Bros. into a major motion picture starring Academy Award nominee Will Smith. Directed by Francis Lawrence (“Constantine”), the film opens nationwide in December 2007.


The Hyperspace Trap

**Christopher G. Nuttall’s novel of human fear and survival, set in the thrilling world of his Angel in the Whirlwind series.**
A year after the Commonwealth won the war with the Theocracy, the interstellar cruise liner Supreme is on its maiden voyage, carrying a host of aristocrats thrilled to be sharing in a wondrous adventure among the stars. The passengers include the owner and his daughters, Angela and Nancy. Growing up with all the luxuries in the world, neither sister has ever known true struggle, but that all changes when a collision with a pirate ship leaves the cruiser powerless and becalmed in hyperspace. And they’re not alone.
Now, the mysterious force that’s living on this floating graveyard is coming for Supreme’s crew and passengers. As madness starts to tear at their minds, they must fight to survive in a strange alien realm.
And there’s no way out…
(source: Bol.com)


On the world called Hyperion, beyond the law of the Hegemony of Man, there waits the creature called the Shrike. There are those who worship it. There are those who fear it. And there are those who have vowed to destroy it. In the Valley of the Time Tombs, where huge, brooding structures move backward through time, the Shrike waits for them all. On the eve of Armageddon, with the entire galaxy at war, seven pilgrims set forth on a final voyage to Hyperion seeking the answers to the unsolved riddles of their lives. Each carries a desperate hope—and a terrible secret. And one may hold the fate of humanity in his hands.
A stunning tour de force filled with transcendent awe and wonder, *Hyperion* is a masterwork of science fiction that resonates with excitement and invention, the first volume in a remarkable new science fiction epic by the multiple-award-winning author of *The Hollow Man*
*From the Paperback edition.*

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