Download Two for the Dough (Stephanie Plum, No. 2) by Janet Evanovich PDF

By Janet Evanovich

Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum remains to be studying the ropes at her cousin Vinnie's bail bond workplace, so while she units out at the path of Kenny Mancuso--a suspiciously prosperous, operating category Trenton boy who has simply shot his most sensible friend--the stakes are greater than ever. That Mancuso is distantly on the topic of vice cop Joe Morelli--who is making an attempt to overcome Stephanie to the punch--only makes the quest extra thrilling…. Taking guidelines from her bounty hunter friend, Ranger, and utilizing her pistol-packing Granda Mazur as a decoy, Stephanie is quickly ultimate in on her mark. yet Morelli and his libido are important foes. And a extra sinister type of enemy has made his first move…and his subsequent circulation may be Stephanie's final.

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Download The Gap Year by Sarah Bird PDF

By Sarah Bird

From the commonly praised writer of The Yokota officials membership and The Flamenco Academy, a singular as hilarious because it is heartbreaking a couple of unmarried mother and her seventeen-year-old daughter studying tips to enable move in that precarious second ahead of university empties the nest. within the hole 12 months, instructed with excellent pitch from either issues of view, we meet Cam Lightsey, lactation advisor extraordinaire, a divorc?e nonetheless secretly wearing a torch for the ex who dumped her, a suburban misfit who’s given up her insurgent desires so her purely baby can get a great schooling. We additionally examine the secrets and techniques of Aubrey Lightsey, bored with being the dutiful, grade-grubbing band geek, able to explode from in need of her “real” lifestyles to start, attempting to determine love with boys weaned on web porn.When Aubrey meets Tyler Moldenhauer, soccer idol–sex god with a deadly prior, the fuse is lit. Late-bloomer Aubrey metastasizes into Cam’s worst silent, sullen youngster nightmare, a woman with 0 curiosity in collage. Worse, at the sly Aubrey’s involved together with her father, who left while she was once to hitch a celebrity-ridden nutball cult.As the unconventional unfolds—with humor, edge-of-your-seat suspense, and penetrating insights approximately love within the twenty-first century—the goals of daughter, mom, and father chart an inevitable, yet might be now not deadly, collision . . .

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Download Theory of Nothing by Russell Standish PDF

By Russell Standish

The ''Theory of Nothing'' explores the unconventional concept that the truth we see round us is yet certainly one of an enormous ''library'' of trade realities, the sum of which incorporates no info and is in reality ''Nothing''. the need for saw truth to be in step with the observer's lifestyles implies a powerful connection among basic physics and cognitive technology. A progressive knowing of why physics has the shape it does, and why our minds are the way in which they're is cast. This booklet can be to be had electronically. Hardcopy dealers are entitled to a unfastened digital reproduction.

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Download Fishbowl by Sarah Mlynowski PDF

By Sarah Mlynowski

Allison, Jodine and Emma set their residence on hearth. No, they did not do it on objective. what sort of lunatics do you're thinking that they're? and do not cross caring. nobody bought harm, even if they did visit the health facility. regrettably, there has been not anyone in white yelling stat!, nobody hiking aboard a gurney to thump lifestyles again into a persons' center and no sizzling paramedic appearing synthetic respiration.What they do have now's one tremendous fix invoice and no funds. challenge? No approach! no longer for 3 vibrant ladies with an outstanding fund-raising idea—they'll set up swanky soirees and courting seminars.Perfect. How may well this most likely move wrong…?

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Download Thud! by Terry Pratchett PDF

By Terry Pratchett

As soon as, in a gods-forsaken hellhole referred to as Koom Valley, trolls and dwarfs met in bloody strive against. Centuries later, each one species nonetheless perspectives the opposite with simmering animosity. in recent times, the influential dwarf, Grag Hamcrusher, has been fomenting unrest between Ankh-Morpork's extra diminutive citizens—a unstable state of affairs made a long way worse whilst the pint-size provocateur is stumbled on bashed to dying . . . with a troll membership mendacity with ease within reach. Commander Sam Vimes of town Watch knows the significance of fixing the Hamcrusher murder right away. (Vimes's moment most-pressing accountability, in truth, subsequent to regularly being domestic at six p.m. sharp to learn Where's My Cow? to Sam, Jr.) yet multiple corpse is awaiting Vimes within the eerie, summoning darkness of a labyrinthine mine community being secretly excavated underneath Ankh-Morpork's streets. And the lethal puzzle is pulling him deep into the muck and mire of superstition, hatred, and fear—and possibly the entire approach to Koom Valley itself.

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Download Captain Freedom: A Superhero's Quest for Truth, Justice, and by G. Xavier Robillard PDF

By G. Xavier Robillard

Freedom's fifteen mins are over! software program pirates! ordinarily extinct dinosaurs! vast barbarians! Crooning criminals! Captain Freedom's beat all of them, kept the area, and appeared marvelous doing it—but he could not fend off center administration. The Superhero way of life is all that Captain Freedom has ever identified. what is he alleged to do now? input politics? Write a kid's publication? Freedom's in a foul approach and he is just a stint in rehab clear of a life of superstar fact indicates. yet with the suggestions of his new existence trainer, probably Freedom can stumble in a brand new direction—even if it potential having to make peace together with his mom and dad . . . or ultimately decide to a unmarried long term archenemy.

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Download Just Short of Crazy by Nina Foxx PDF

By Nina Foxx

Whilst clever, winning, levelheaded attorney Alexis Pearson will get blindsided by way of her faithless fianc?, who disses and dumps her, she makes a decision to alter every little thing. long past are the fashionable dreads in prefer of her personal tender and average tresses. she is going to get her physique, brain, and spirit match with tae kwan do periods -- and perhaps kick a few butt within the technique to determine the aggression because of the abandonment . . . and her boss's unsubtle bargains to aid mend her busted middle. in fact, she by no means meant for all of it to get out of hand -- and she or he definitely did not suggest to wreck the elbow of her first-time sparring accomplice, therapy Brown. no less than she acquired the eye of this tall, darkish, and extremely good-looking nightclub proprietor with the unlucky identify. And notwithstanding Alexis is cautious approximately diving recklessly too quickly into the connection hearth back, she can not help brooding about if horny, warm-hearted treatment should be a treatment for what is sick her. however the guy comes with a few loopy luggage -- specifically Ayzah, his estranged and deranged ex-wife, who is natural, unadulterated 'hood. And all at once either the private lives of the "new" Alexis Pearson are approximately to get much wilder . . . and riskier.

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Download Eighteenth-Century Satire: Essays on Text and Context from by Howard D. Weinbrot PDF

By Howard D. Weinbrot

Howard D. Weinbrot right here collects 13 of his most vital essays on recovery and eighteenth-century British satire. Divided into sections on 'contexts' and 'texts', the essays variety greatly and deeply around the spectrum of satiric types, satirists, satires, and scholarly and important difficulties. In 'Contexts', Professor Weinbrot discusses the development of formal verse satire of blame and compliment popularized by means of Dryden in 1693 and influential through the subsequent century, demanding situations the conventional view that Hprace and 'Augustanism' outline eighteenth-century satire, and makes a speciality of the vexed query of no matter if there has been certainly a 'persona' or conception of overlaying at paintings in eighteenth-century satire. In 'Texts' he offers with a number of of an important verse satirists and satires of the interval and heavily analyses them inside their ancient and inventive frameworks. essentially written, realized, and infrequently witty, this publication is dedicated to serious inquiry that respects the integrity of its texts. It additionally emphasised the breadth of context that enriches our realizing of satire and the relationships one of the nurturing tradition, the manufacturing poet, the poem manufacturers, and the poem as acquired in its age.

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Download What Kate did next by Lisa Heidke PDF

By Lisa Heidke

Meet Kate Cavendish—housewife and mom of two—as she dips her ft again into the team whereas attempting to juggle children, a work-obsessed husband, lust for her son's football trainer, and lots more and plenty, even more. Her husband's a workaholic, her childrens are growing to be up, and now it is time for Kate to stick to a few of her personal desires. it sort of feels like in basic terms the previous day that Kate was once the most well-regarded photographers on the town. So how, she wonders, did her existence come to encompass rather a lot drudgery, let alone facing a recalcitrant, eye-rolling teenage daughter and an often-absentee husband. And why oh why did her younger son need to ranking this sort of distractingly beautiful football trainer? We stick with Kate's hilarious and heartfelt trip as she heads again to work and begins to fantasize approximately getting her lifestyles again, together with a number of the glamour and enjoyable.

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