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The Riddle

****START with THE PLAGUE (Book 1)****
Andi continues her race against time to find the mysterious scientist who snatched her out reality and into a world of aliens, plague, and trans-dimensional travel. With surprising new allies, and an old friend of the half-kin called Jyra, they retrace the scientist’s steps to find her lab, in hopes that it will contain the answers they are looking for.
With mutated, ravenous beasts and a malevolent entity tracking her every move, Andi must find her path and lead the dimension through the Great Decision before it spins into chaos forever.
Too bad there wasn’t a course on this back in college.

Ricochet Joe

** Can an ordinary guy make extraordinary choices in a battle between humanity and unearthly evil?**
**Joe Mandel is a perfectly ordinary guy from a perfectly ordinary town—a college student and community volunteer who dreams of one day publishing a novel. When a series of strange intuitions leads him to a crime in progress, Joe jumps headlong into danger without hesitation. In the aftermath, he wonders about the uncanny impulse that suddenly swept over him.**
**Until new friend Portia Montclair, the strangely wise daughter of the local police chief, explains to him what sent him ricocheting around town like a crazy pinball. Portia tells of another reality, a reality more thrilling—and terrifying—than Joe ever imagined. Timeless, elemental forces of good and evil have come to the quiet town of Little City: a cosmic entity capable of infecting human beings, and the seeker who has chosen Joe to find it.**
**To stop the malevolent invader, this average Joe must be braver than he ever thought possible…and face the hardest decisions of his life.**

Rich Dad Poor Dad for Teens: The Secrets About Money–That You Don’t Learn in School!

EDITORIAL REVIEW: The #1 New York Times bestselling authors of the blockbuster Rich Dad Poor Dad series reveal their groundbreaking financial advice to teens. This special just-for-teens edition based on Rich Dad Poor Dad builds a foundation of self-confidence from which readers can realize their dreams of financial security in an increasingly challenging and unreliable job market. Teen-friendly advice, examples, sidebars, and straight talk will supplement all of Rich Dad’s core advice: Work to learn, not to earn. Don’t say ‘I can’t afford it’-instead, say ‘How can I afford it?’ And, don’t work for money-make money work for you! No matter how confident or ‘good in school’ readers consider themselves to be, RICH DAD POOR DAD FOR TEENS makes financial intelligence available to all young people with its streamlined structure, clean design, and accessible voice. Here’s a book that teaches teens what they don’t learn in school-and what many of their parents have yet to learn.

Rewritten

Against his better judgement and born of circumstances beyond his control, Professor van Elsburg is hired to lead a troupe of mercenaries deep into the unexplored wastelands that surround their world. Their objective: unravel the mystery surrounding an undocumented archaeological site, and to discover the fate of the last expedition that vanished whilst trying not to do the same. reWritten is an existential horror story set in a gritty post-human world, littered with the rubble of a once-mighty civilization that fell suddenly, now inhabited entirely by anthropomorphic animals. It provides a glimpse into the origins of this crudely industrialized dystopian-utopia and the MammalAE that keep its engines oiled, its boilers fired, and its printing presses rolling. In a world only superficially similar to our own, it asks questions that have no easy answers, and answers questions that may have been better left unasked. Knowledge can free the mind, but it can also destroy the soul.

The Revolution

The Revolution: A Manifesto by Ron Paul
**#1 *NEW YORK TIMES *BESTSELLER
This much is true: You have been lied to.
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The government is expanding.
Taxes are increasing.
More senseless wars are being planned.
Inflation is ballooning.
Our basic freedoms are disappearing. The Founding Fathers didn’t want any of this. In fact, they said so quite clearly in the Constitution of the United States of America. Unfortunately, that beautiful, ingenious, and revolutionary document is being ignored more and more in Washington. If we are to enjoy peace, freedom, and prosperity once again, we absolutely must return to the principles upon which America was founded. But finally, there is hope . . .
In THE REVOLUTION,* *Texas congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul has exposed the core truths behind everything threatening America, from the *real *reasons behind the collapse of the dollar and the looming financial crisis, to terrorism and the loss of our precious civil liberties. In this book, Ron Paul provides answers to questions that few even dare to ask.
Despite a media blackout, this septuagenarian physician-turned-congressman sparked a movement that has attracted a legion of young, dedicated, enthusiastic supporters . . . a phenomenon that has amazed veteran political observers and made more than one political rival envious. Candidates across America are already running as “Ron Paul Republicans.”
“Dr. Paul cured my apathy,” says a popular campaign sign. THE REVOLUTION may cure yours as well.

Revenge of the Bridesmaids

Redemption Comes in Many Forms!
It’s a wonderful weekend for a New England wedding. Andy is very excited—weddings are notoriously good for hooking up.
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Andy has a checkered past with the bridesmaids. They didn’t know it at the time, but Andy made videos of their sexcapades.
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The bridesmaids know about the videos now, and they know about far worse things Andy has done to them.
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Discover how these grievously wronged women wreak their revenge, which is brutal and total, but might result in Andy’s redemption!
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WARNING: This 44,000+ word novel contains material suitable only for adults

Revenge of the Apocalypse

**There’s an empire to topple, a tyrant to kill and revenge to be had.** They’ve taken everything from him. Now Jerry and Chewy are headed to Niagara Falls to take out the wasteland’s greatest villain once and for all. But the Librarian isn’t the only one looking for revenge. Several other post-apocalyptic nomadic warriors have experienced Invcitus’ horrors first-hand and are in town to find vengeance. The Bookkeepers have lived under the tyrant’s iron fist for far too long. They’re well informed, organized and ready to strike. Mr. Christopher is heading back to town with one less hand and a whole new reason to kill The Librarian. Coy has been beaten, battered and forced to eat his friend as bacon. And, now he’s looking to settle the score. But, Invictus didn’t get to the top of the post-apocalyptic pecking order by being easy to kill. Catch all the revenge, retribution and comeuppance the wasteland has to offer in Revenge of the Apocalypse, book 4 in the Duck & Cover Adventures. **It’s the end of the world as you’ve never known it.**

Revealed

Tom Daniels is a necromancer.  He’s also a half-breed, and he’d just found out a lot of unpleasant truths from his insane captor.  Yet, he didn’t know nearly enough to pick a true course, not about the current world of paranormal beings, nor of the past and the truth of the blight. Things are about to get even harder, as life hits him hard from directions he’d never expected.  Things hadn’t gone nearly the way he’d thought they would after he’d been rescued from Macy’s clutches. Then there was Sara, the information he sent her for, about the mysterious bond, and the prophecy.  Was the prophecy real?  Could it be him?  He wasn’t sure, and in the end, it didn’t matter.  He wasn’t going to stop looking until he found the truth.

Reunited

**From Colleen Houck, *New York Times* bestselling author of *The Tiger’s Curse,* comes the third and final book in the Reawakened series.**
After surviving her otherworldly adventure, Lily wakes up on her nana’s farm – and she’s forgotten everything. She has no memory of her sun prince, her travels to Egypt, and her journey to the Afterlife.
But Lily is not the girl she once was. Her body is now part human, part lion, and part fairy. And if that isn’t bad enough, she must harness this power of three and become Wasret: a goddess destined to defeat the evil god Seth once and for all.
With the help of her old friend Dr. Hassan, Lily departs on her final voyage through the cosmos and across the plains of Egypt. On the journey, she will transform into the being she was always destined to become.
**It is time for Lily to find her sunset. **
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**Praise for the Reawakened Series**
‘A fully imagined world and mythos, and crackling romance . . . Egyptian mythology has never been this riveting!’ – Aprilynne Pike, *New York Times* bestselling author of the Wings series
‘[A] must-read for thrill-seekers and fans of alternate worlds’ – RT Book Reviews
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****Praise for the Reawakened Series:**
**”****[A] must-read for thrill-seekers**** and fans of alternate worlds.”—*RT Book Reviews****
***”**Rick Riordan fans who are looking for another series will delight in this fantasy**.”—*SLJ 
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“Littered **with Egyptian mythology and snappy dialogue, this romantic adventure is a good choice** for graduates of Rick Riordan or fans of Houck’s Tiger’s Curse series.”—*Booklist * 
“Fans of paranormal romance will love the Egyptian spin on this story of devotion and sacrifice, and **Lily’s humor, combined with plentiful dangerous escapades, will keep readers engaged.**”—*VOYA
* “The author weaves her story out of Egyptian lore, cinematic magic, selfless love, and . . . is clever enough to remain **surprising even to the last sentence.**”—*Kirkus Reviews*
“**Houck’s moving depiction of the love between Lily and Amon is memorable.**”—*Publishers Weekly*
* *”**Wonderfully written and…the heart-pounding adventures are topped only by the heart-melting romance.**”—*The Deseret News*
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“A sparkling new novel with **a fully imagined world and mythos, and crackling romance!** Egyptian mythology has never been this riveting!”—Aprilynne Pike, #1* New York Times *bestselling author of the Wings series, on* Reawakened*, book one in the series* * 

****Praise for The Tiger’s Curse Series:**
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**New York Times Bestsellers**
**USA Today Bestsellers**
**Publishers Weekly Bestsellers**
**Parents’ Choice Award Winners**

**”A sweet romance and heart-pounding adventure** . . . In short, *Tiger’s Curse* is magical!”–Becca Fitzpatrick, *New York Times *bestselling author of *Hush, Hush*  

“The **hot new romance-adventure series** of 2011 . . .”—*Teen Magazine *  


“**Epic, grand adventure rolled into a sweeping love story** . . .” –Sophie Jordan, author of *Firelight*
**The Tiger’s Curse series is also being made into a movie! Adapted by Julie Plec, creator of *The Vampire Diaries*, and directed by Shekhar Kapur, who directed the Academy-Award winning movie *Elizabeth*.  **
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**From Colleen Houck, *New York Times* bestselling author of *The Tiger’s Curse,* comes the third and final book in the Reawakened series.**
After surviving her otherworldly adventure, Lily wakes up on her nana’s farm – and she’s forgotten everything. She has no memory of her sun prince, her travels to Egypt, and her journey to the Afterlife.
But Lily is not the girl she once was. Her body is now part human, part lion, and part fairy. And if that isn’t bad enough, she must harness this power of three and become Wasret: a goddess destined to defeat the evil god Seth once and for all.
With the help of her old friend Dr. Hassan, Lily departs on her final voyage through the cosmos and across the plains of Egypt. On the journey, she will transform into the being she was always destined to become.
**It is time for Lily to find her sunset. **
* * *
**Praise for the Reawakened Series**
‘A fully imagined world and mythos, and crackling romance . . . Egyptian mythology has never been this riveting!’ – Aprilynne Pike, *New York Times* bestselling author of the Wings series
‘[A] must-read for thrill-seekers and fans of alternate worlds’ – RT Book Reviews

The Return

**After countless adventures, Andi finds herself trapped on Earth** with none of the strange abilities she has come to rely on. Forced to find a way back to Jyra’s dimension, the young woman finds the answers to questions she didn’t know she had. Such as what is the strange creature of Light that Genesis is so afraid of, and why she and Jyra were able to connect outside of the Meeting Place.
Join Andi in her final battle for Jyra’s home as the race for the cure commences before Genesis can enact its final plans. Faced down with the culmination of their Great Choice, the Strangers have one last chance to stay their voracious enemy.

Return to Atlantis

American archaeologist Nina Wilde and her husband, ex-SAS bodyguard Eddie Chase, are back for another heart-stopping, globe-spanning adventure in the latest New York Times bestselling series that “raises the bar to please adventure junkies who prefer to mainline their action” (Publishers Weekly, starred review).

A MISSING SCRAP OF ANCIENT PARCHMENT.
THREE POLISHED PURPLE STONES.
AND FROM THE SUNKEN WORLD OF ATLANTIS:
THE GREATEST POWER ON EARTH.

Nina Wilde and Eddie Chase have stunned the world with their discoveries, from the legendary sword Excalibur to the golden city of El Dorado. Now, by bringing together three ancient statues from three different continents, Nina is about to tap into a colossal energy source—one not felt since the days of Atlantis.

But when the statues are stolen and Eddie is falsely accused of murder, forcing him to go on the run to hunt the man responsible, a violent struggle erupts among a secret, vastly powerful group that wants to control Nina and the earth energy. From a glittering, high-tech skyscraper in Japan to a harrowing chase beneath the Vatican and an underground military vault in Nevada, she and Eddie must piece together an astounding puzzle. For Nina Wilde is the key to a plot that will change the world forever. And Eddie is the key to keeping her alive.

BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Andy McDermott’s The Valhalla Prophecy.

(source: Bol.com)

Return of the Primitive

The Return of the Primitive: The Anti-Industrial Revolution by Ayn Rand
In the tumultuous late 60s and early 70s, a social movement known as the “New Left” emerged as a major cultural influence, especially on the youth of America. It was a movement that embraced “flower-power” and psychedelic “consciousness-expansion,” that lionized **Ho Chi Minh** and **Fidel Castro** and launched the Black Panthers and the Theater of the Absurd.In **Return Of The Primitive** (originally published in 1971 as **The New Left**), **Ayn Rand**, bestselling novelist and originator of the theory of Objectivism, identified the intellectual roots of this movement. She urged people to repudiate its mindless nihilism and to uphold, instead, a philosophy of reason, individualism, capitalism, and technological progress.Editor **Peter Schwartz**, in this new, expanded version of **The New Left**, has reorganized Rand’s essays and added some of his own in order to underscore the continuing relevance of her analysis of that period. He examines such current ideologies as feminism, environmentalism and multiculturalism and argues that the same primitive, tribalist, “anti-industrial” mentality which animated the New Left a generation ago is shaping society today.

The Return of the Native

‘To be loved to madness – such was her great desire’ Eustacia Vye criss-crosses the wild Egdon Heath, eager to experience life to the full in her quest for ‘music, poetry, passion, war’. She marries Clym Yeobright, native of the heath, but his idealism frustrates her romantic ambitions and her discontent draws others into a tangled web of deceit and unhappiness. Early readers responded to Hardy’s ‘insatiably observant’ descriptions of the heath, a setting that for D. H. Lawrence provided the ‘real stuff of tragedy’. For modern readers, the tension between the mythic setting of the heath and the modernity of the characters challenges our freedom to shape the world as we wish; like Eustacia, we may not always be able to live our dreams. This edition has a critically established text based on the manuscript and first edition. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World’s Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford’s commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

(source: Bol.com)

The Return of the King

The Return of the King: Being the Third Part of The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien
The standard harcover edition of the concluding volume of The Lord of the Rings includes a large format fold-out map and extensive appendices. As the Shadow of Mordor grows across the land, the Companions of the Ring have become involved in separate adventures. Aragorn, revealed as the hidden heir of the ancient Kings of the West, has joined with the Riders of Rohan against the forces of Isengard, and takes part in the desperate victory of the Hornburg. Merry and Pippin, captured by Orcs, escape into Fangorn Forest and there encounter the Ents. Gandalf has miraculously returned and defeated the evil wizard, Saruman. Sam has left his master for dead after a battle with the giant spider, Shelob; but Frodo is still alive — now in the foul hands of the Orcs. And all the while the armies of the Dark Lord are massing as the One Ring draws ever nearer to the Cracks of Doom.

Return of Sherlock Holmes

SUMMARY: Sherlock Holmes was not the only writing Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) did but Holmes and Dr. Watson are his most remembered characters. Holmes titled himself a “Consulting Detective”. His powers of observation, his understanding of crime, and his insights into the criminal mind were brilliant. His knowledge of things not related to crime were extemely limited, except in opera and the violin. Like many other authors famous for a single character, Arthur Conan Doyle attempted to “kill” Holmes. But the readers would not let this happen. Holmes eventually appeared in 56 short stories and 4 novels.

The Return of Rafe MacKade

Don’t miss the first book in the beloved MacKade brothers series from #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts!Ten years after disappearing from Antietam, Maryland, the bad boy Rafe MacKade has come home. Cleaned up and successful now—though still dangerously good-looking—Rafe’s return sets tongues wagging. But Rafe is not going to let a few gossips stop him from his dream. With the help of Regan Jones, who owns the local antique shop, he is restoring the old Barlow house into an inn. Working in such close quarters has Regan struggling to resist Rafe’s charms. Though she claims she doesn’t want to get involved with a rebel, Rafe’s pretty sure that her reaction to their sizzling kisses suggests otherwise…Originally published in 1995.