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The Man in the High Castle

An official tie-in edition of Philip K. Dick’s dazzling speculative novel to accompany the new TV series, executive produced by Ridley Scott. Philip K. Dick’s acclaimed cult novel gives us a horrifying glimpse of an alternative world – one where the Allies have lost the Second World War. In this nightmare dystopia the Nazis have taken over New York, the Japanese control California and the African continent is virtually wiped out. In a neutral buffer zone in America that divides the world’s new rival superpowers, lives the author of an underground bestseller. His book offers a new vision of reality – an alternative theory of world history in which the Axis powers were defeated – giving hope to the disenchanted. Does ‘reality’ lie with him, or is his world just one among many others? ‘The most brilliant science fiction mind on any planet’ Rolling Stone ‘Dick’s finest book, and one of the very best science fiction novels ever published’ Eric Brown

The most brilliant sci-fi mind on any planet * Rolling Stone * California’s own William Blake. Visionary and prophet * Daily Telegraph *
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The Man from St. Petersburg

The Man from St. Petersburg by Ken Follett
**”Ken Follett has done it once more . . . goes down with the ease and impact of a well-prepared martini.” —*New York Times Book Review***
His name was Feliks. He came to London to commit a murder that would change history. A master manipulator, he had many weapons at his command, but against him were ranged the whole of the English police, a brilliant and powerful lord, and the young Winston Churchill himself. These odds would have stopped any man in the world—except the man from St. Petersburg.
**Look out for Ken Follett’s newest book, *A Column of Fire*, available now.**

Man From Mundania

For a bored, young princess of Xanth, there’s nothing more exciting than a Quest. Especially when all you do is sit around Castle Roogna. But when Ivy uses the Heaven Cent, it takes her not to the top of Mount Rushmost, where the winged monsters gather, not to the sea where the merfolk swim–but to Mundania, a world much like our own (that is, boring). It is here that she meets a young college student so dull that he doesn’t even believe in magic, or princesses, or Xanth!
Does he have a lot to learn.
The thrilling climax to the trilogy started in *Vale of the Vole* and continued in *Heaven Cent*.

A Man for Amanda

EDITORIAL REVIEW: Multi-New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts has dazzled millions of readers with her riveting stories of mystery and romance. THE CALHOUN WOMEN celebrates that intriguing blend. It’s the stuff that love — and legends — are made of.Efficient Amanda Calhoun finds easygoing Sloan O’Riley insufferable — and irresistible. As she finalizes all the arrangements for her sister C.C.’s storybook wedding to hotel magnate Trenton St. James, and plans for the day she assumes command of The Towers Retreat, her family is racing to solve the generations-old mystery surrounding a priceless hidden emerald necklace.

Man Card (Man Hands Book 2) (English Edition)

***A sexy new stand-alone comedy.***
“Look at me.”
I do it, because his tone commands me to.
“Listen, honey bear. I want you. All of you. Right now. But you need to know this: I will hold your purse. I’ll cry while watching Lifetime movies with you. I will shop for shoes. (Nice strappy wedges, by the way. Great color.) I will surrender to you everywhere, *except* in the bedroom. Tonight I need you to let me take the lead. Can you do that?”
The old Ashley wants to. But the new Ashley knows better than to trust a man. Even one as fascinating as Sebastian Braht…
*This book is what other romantic comedies should aspire to be when they grow up.* **Romance Rehab**
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***A sexy new stand-alone comedy.***
“Look at me.”
I do it, because his tone commands me to.
“Listen, honey bear. I want you. All of you. Right now. But you need to know this: I will hold your purse. I’ll cry while watching Lifetime movies with you. I will shop for shoes. (Nice strappy wedges, by the way. Great color.) I will surrender to you everywhere, *except* in the bedroom. Tonight I need you to let me take the lead. Can you do that?”
The old Ashley wants to. But the new Ashley knows better than to trust a man. Even one as fascinating as Sebastian Braht…
*This book is what other romantic comedies should aspire to be when they grow up.* **Romance Rehab**

Man Card

Man Card (Man Hands, #2) by Sarina Bowen, Tanya Eby
**Nothing ventured, nothing banged.**
I still don’t know how it happened. One minute I was arguing with my arrogant competitor—our usual trash-talk over who deserves the larger commission. But somehow I went from throwing down to kneeling down… 
It can never happen again. I don’t even like Braht. He’s too slick. He’s a manipulating mansplaining party boy in preppy clothes.
So why can’t I get him out of my head? 
There are two things I know without question. One: Ash and I are destined for each other. Two: never trust a man with a unibrow.
Ash is my missing my piece. She’s the sweet cream to my gourmet espresso. And nothing gets me going faster than her contempt for me. They don’t call her the Ashkicker for nothing. 
Eventually I’ll win her over…if my past doesn’t ruin everything first.
*Snappy, hot and hilarious*. **New York Times bestselling author Julia Kent**
*The perfect combination of zingy one-liners, slapstick, and romance*. **Wicked Reads**
*My face literally hurts from smiling. ***About That Story**
*It’s FUNNY!! I mean, really funny. My whole body shook, trying to suppress my laughter made me snort and I accidentally doinked myself on the head with my kindle. ***Stacy is Sassy**
*ABSOLUTELY HILARIOUS. I need more from Sarina Bowen and Tanya Eby already!***Booklovers for Life**
*This is such an amazing story!  I laughed, I cried, and devoured the pages*. **Kitty’s Book Spot**
*This collaboration ROCKED!!!!* **Book Twins Reviews**
*This writing duo, Bowen and Eby, are kindred spirits. Together they created a sexy, funny and uplifting story*. **FMA Book Reviews**
*Two lost souls just wanting someone to love them for who they were.  Talk about heart squeezing*. **Celebrity Readers**

A Man Called Ove

The word-of-mouth bestseller causing a sensation across Europe, Fredrik Backman’s heartwarming debut is a funny, moving, uplifting tale of love and community that will leave you with a spring in your step. ‘Warm, funny, and almost unbearably moving’ Daily Mail ‘Rescued all those men who constantly mean to read novels but never get round to it’ Spectator Books of the Year At first sight, Ove is almost certainly the grumpiest man you will ever meet. He thinks himself surrounded by idiots – neighbours who can’t reverse a trailer properly, joggers, shop assistants who talk in code, and the perpetrators of the vicious coup d’etat that ousted him as Chairman of the Residents’ Association. He will persist in making his daily inspection rounds of the local streets. But isn’t it rare, these days, to find such old-fashioned clarity of belief and deed? Such unswerving conviction about what the world should be, and a lifelong dedication to making it just so? In the end, you will see, there is something about Ove that is quite irresistible…

The Mammoth Book of Lesbian Erotic Stories: 42 Naughty, Sexy Adventures

The Mammoth Book of Lesbian Erotic Stories: 42 naughty, sexy adventures by Barbara Cardy
Seriously hot lesbian erotica from the top writers in the field – Olivia London, Lynn Lake, Catherine Lundoff, Eva Hore, Kannan Feng and Lucy Felthouse to name just a few. There are no fewer than 42 superbly-written stories in this bumper collection.
· Chloe wasn’t the least bit worried about her job performance evaluation – sure, she was the bottom performer in terms of sales, but as she put it, ‘What a spankingly fine bottom it is!’
· Wanting to get away from sexual temptation Natalie takes a job teaching exercise in a health hydro but fellow instructor Jade introduces her to some delicious extra-curricular activity . . .
· While Little Lucy was licking her out in their shared cell, one of the top dogs was planning her fight with the Dragon Lady, but losing would mean a total humiliation in front of all the prison’s bottom feeders.
· Tanya’s a shy girl, but her girlfriend knows exactly what shy girls need and she’s willing to use some very unfair tactics to get her way.
· Emma was no stranger to BDSM, but being kidnapped by an unknown number of strangers was too much.
· Rose is the perfect desperate housewife – rich, pampered and bored! She’s given a thrill when a young sales assistant does more than measure her inner thigh – she spreads them wide.
· Amanda is a prim and proper librarian who fills her days stacking books and her evenings playing with herself under her desk.
· Little Kaylee seeks an older woman’s advice about her recent love troubles, but the sensitive talk session soon becomes a show and tell.
MEN! by Dominique James
INSTRUCTION by Courtney James
GOING SOLO by Alex Severn
POMEGRANATES by Olivia London
MISS LAWRENCE by Alex Severn
THE INNER CIRCLE by Lucy Felthouse
DRAGON by Lucinda Coombes
LADIES WHO LUNCH by Catherine Lundoff
ROLE-PLAY REVERSAL by Chris Westlake
HOLY MATRIMONY by Chloe Ramsay
WOMEN’S TOP FANTASIES by Dominique James
SERVING SARA by Angel Propps
SHY GIRL by Kannan Feng
THE CHASE by Chris Westlake
HEN DAY by Eva Hore
KIDNAP LOVER by Dominique James
SEX SHOP DEAL OF THE DAY by Chris Westlake
MUSE by Maggie Morton
SHUSH by Kannan Feng
BLACKOUT by Giselle Renarde
A FIST FULL OF FUN by Dominique James
ADDICTED TO LUST by Chris Westlake
THE GO-TO GIRL by Courtney James
PAINT IT RED by Kannan Feng
CORE PLEASURE by Elizabeth Coldwell
GAUGE by Sommer Marsden

The Mammoth Book of Best New Erotica

A collection of 48 original, sensual and provocative sexual adventures, the twelfth volume of *The Mammoth Book of Best New Erotica* offers the very best new work of both deservedly well-known names and up-and-coming talents, including Peggy Munson, for the first time; Elissa Wald; French author Emma Becker; award-winning SF writer Kij Johnson; an acclaimed crime author writing as Pat McStone; San Francisco photographer Charles Gatewood; and newcomer I. J. Miller.
Here you will find an exciting diversity of erotic writing which explores the full breadth of human emotional, sensual and sexual experience – vanilla is emphatically not the only flavour – in stories which are by turns intriguing, shocking, fascinating and enchanting. Other contributors include Michael Hemmingson, Victoria Janssen, Ashley Lister and Kristina Lloyd.
‘Contract between Czarina and her Submissive Anais’ by Gala Fur and Veronique Bergen
‘The Horniest Girl in San Francisco’ by Charles Gatewood
‘Spar’ by Kij Johnson
‘Whore’ by D. L. King
‘The Blood Moon Kiss’ by Mitzi Szereto
‘Stella’ by Saskia Walker
And many more . . .


SUMMARY: Non fiction collection of 110 observational columns written for several Brazillian newspapers on a wide range of topics.

Making Rounds with Oscar

A remarkable cat. A special gift. A life-changing journey.They thought he was just a cat.When Oscar arrived at the Steere House Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Rhode Island he was a cute little guy with attitude. He loved to stretch out in a puddle of sunlight and chase his tail until he was dizzy. Occasionally he consented to a scratch behind the ears, but only when it suited him. In other words, he was a typical cat. Or so it seemed. It wasn’t long before Oscar had created something of a stir.Apparently, this ordinary cat possesses an extraordinary gift: he knows instinctively when the end of life is near.Oscar is a welcome distraction for the residents of Steere House, many of whom are living with Alzheimer’s. But he never spends much time with them–until they are in their last hours. Then, as if this were his job, Oscar strides purposely into a patient’s room, curls up on the bed, and begins his vigil. Oscar provides comfort and companionship when people need him most. And his presence lets caregivers and loved ones know that it’s time to say good-bye.Oscar’s gift is a tender mercy. He teaches by example: embracing moments of life that so many of us shy away from.Making Rounds with Oscar is the story of an unusual cat, the patients he serves, their caregivers, and of one doctor who learned how to listen. Heartfelt, inspiring, and full of humor and pathos, this book allows readers to take a walk into a world rarely seen from the outside, a world we often misunderstand.Praise for Making Rounds With Oscar”I love this book — Oscar has much to teach us about empathy and courage. I couldn’t put it down.”-Sarah Gruen, author of Water for Elephants”At its heart, Dosa’s search is more about how people cope with death than Oscar’s purported ability to predict it.”-The Associated Press”Beautifully written, heartwarming […] Told with profound insight and great respect for all involved, this is more than just a cat story (although it will appeal to fans of Vicki Myron’s Dewey).”-Library Journal”You’ll be moved.”-People

The Making of the Middle Sea

A masterpiece of archaeological and historical writing, ‘The Making of the Middle Sea’ is extensively illustrated and ranges across disciplines, subject matter and chronology from early humans to the rise of civilizations – Egyptian, Minoan, Mycenaean, Phoenician, Etruscan, early Greek and pan-Mediterranean. It is the only up-to-date, full, interpretive synthesis on the rise of the Mediterranean world from its beginnings to the threshold of Classical times. The author is Professor of Mediterranean Archaeology at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London. ‘… offers us a Mediterranean like nothing we have seen before, in vivid and commanding prose that sweeps majestically across time and space while providing a stunning granularity of detail’ – Daniel Lord Smail, Harvard University

The Making of Planet of the Apes

In celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the 1968 science fiction cult classic film the *Planet of the Apes*, a handsomely designed commemorative volume full of rich, behind-the-scenes detail and exclusive, never-before-seen photographs and illustrations.
Based on Pierre Boulle’s novel *La Planete de Singes*, the original *Planet of the Apes* was one of the most iconic films of the 1960s. Starring Hollywood stalwarts Charlton Heston and Roddy McDowell, the movie captivated audiences and sparked a franchise that included eight sequels, two television series, and a comic strip. Now, five decades after its theatrical release, *New York Times* bestselling author Jonathan Rinzler tells the thrilling story of this legendary Hollywood classic—a film the book’s author thought would be impossible to make.
With a foreword by Fraser Heston, Charlton Heston’s son,* The Complete Making of the Planet of the Apes* is an entertaining interactive experience that transports readers to the elusive alternate earth ruled by apes, bringing to life memorable characters such as Cornelius, Zira, Dr. Zaius, and George Taylor, the human astronaut whose fate becomes entwined with their lives. Jonathan Rinzler recreates how some of the greatest talents in Hollywood transformed the French novel to the big screen, drawing on material from a variety of sources, including early publications and interviews, Fox and Warner Bros.’ studio archives, and records from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
*The Complete Making of the Planet of the Apes* is illustrated by a wealth of artwork, ephemera, and never-seen-before imagery, including rare journal pages and sketches from Charlton Heston’s private collection, official color and black-and-white photographs, posters, lobby cards, and licensed material and merchandise. Meticulously designed to capture the look and atmosphere of the film, the book contains numerous spreads, each which tells a specific story. This keepsake volume also features exciting, removable interactives.
Comprehensive in scope, *The Complete Making of the Planet of the Apes* is the definitive look at the original film available and is a must for fans, film buffs, and collectors.

Making Money

EDITORIAL REVIEW: The long awaited, brand new adult **Discworld **novel.It’s an offer you can’t refuse.Who would not to wish to be the man in charge of Ankh-Morpork’s Royal Mint and the bank next door?It’s a job for life. But, as former con-man Moist von Lipwig is learning, the life is not necessarily for long.The Chief Cashier is almost certainly a vampire. There’s something nameless in the cellar (and the cellar itself is pretty nameless), it turns out that the Royal Mintruns at a loss. A 300 year old wizard is after his girlfriend, he’s about to be exposed as a fraud, but the Assassins Guild might get him first. In fact lot of people want him deadOh. And every day he has to take the Chairman for walkies.Everywhere he looks he’s making enemies.What he should be doing is . . . **Making Money**!*From the Hardcover edition.*

Making Literature Matter: An Anthology for Readers and Writers

Students have always responded powerfully to the memorable stories, poems, plays, and essays gathered in distinctive clusters in *Making Literature Matter*’s thematic anthology. At the same time, the book’s chapters on reading, writing, and research help students harness those responses into persuasive, well-supported arguments about the issues raised by the literature.
As ever, the new edition of *Making Literature Matter* reflects John Schilb and John Clifford’s careful attention to emerging pedagogical needs. In response to instructor requests, the text includes even more instruction on the key skills of argumentation, critical reading, and research, while linking literature more directly to the newsworthy current issues of today in new “Literature and Current Issues” clusters. Further, they have read widely to identify the most engaging recent fiction, poetry, drama, and nonfiction, and based their new choices for the seventh edition on how well that literature explores issues that matter to students right now.
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*Making Literature Matter* is also available with LaunchPad Solo for Literature, a set of online materials that helps beginning literature students learn and practice close reading and critical thinking skills in an interactive environment. To order *Making Literature Matter* packaged with LaunchPad Solo for Literature, use ISBN 978-1-319-07191-2.