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|Author||: T. J. Newman|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER * INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “T. J. Newman has written the perfect thriller! A must-read.” —Gillian Flynn “Stunning and relentless. This is Jaws at 35,000 feet.” —Don Winslow “Falling is the best kind of thriller…Nonstop, totally authentic suspense.” —James Patterson “Amazing...Intense suspense, shocks, and scares...Chilling.” —Lee Child You just boarded a flight to New York. There are one hundred and forty-three other passengers onboard. What you don’t know is that thirty minutes before the flight your pilot’s family was kidnapped. For his family to live, everyone on your plane must die. The only way the family will survive is if the pilot follows his orders and crashes the plane. Enjoy the flight.
|Author||: Ginger Scott|
|Editor||: Ginger Scott|
First, I had to remember how to breathe. Then, I had to learn how to survive. Two years, three months and sixteen days had passed since I was the Rowe Stanton from before, since tragedy stole my youth and my heart went along with it. When I left for college, I put a thousand miles between my future and my past. I’d made a choice—I was going to cross back to the other side, to live with the living. I just didn’t know how. And then I met Nate Preeter. An All-American baseball player, Nate wasn’t supposed to notice a ghost-of-a-girl like me. But he did. He shouldn’t want to know my name. But he did. And when he learned my secret and saw the scars it left behind, he was supposed to run. But he didn’t. My heart was dead, and I was never supposed to belong to anyone. But Nate Preeter had me feeling, and he made me want to be his. He showed me everything I was missing. And then he showed me how to fall. *This is a standalone in a three-part series that will focus on different characters. Each book can be read on its own.
|Author||: Mia McKenzie|
|Editor||: Random House|
"Twenty-six and broke, Skye didn't think twice before selling her eggs and happily pocketing the cash. Now approaching forty, Skye moves through life entirely--and unrepentantly--on her own terms, living out of a suitcase and avoiding all manner of serious relationships. Her personal life might be a mess, and no one would be surprised if she died alone in a hotel room, but at least she's free to do as she pleases. But then a twelve-year-old girl shows up during one of Skye's brief visits to her hometown of Philadelphia, and tells Skye that she's 'her egg.' Skye's life is thrown into sharp relief and she decides that it might be time to actually try to have a meaningful relationship with another human being. Spoiler alert: It's not easy. Things gets even more complicated when Skye realizes that the woman she tried and failed to pick up the other day is the girl's aunt and now it's awkward. All the while, her brother is trying to get in touch, her problematic mother is being bewilderingly kind, and the West Philly pool halls and hoagie shops of her youth have been replaced by hipster cafes. Told in a fresh, lively voice, this novel is a relentlessly clever, deeply moving portrait of a woman and the relationships she thought she could live without"--
|Author||: Dawn Davis|
A worthy follow-up to her 2015 debut, Falling whisks us back to the summer of 1813 and the brief American occupation of Queenston where it explores the events leading up to Laura Secord’s historic walk of June 21. In this prequel to The Tree of Life, Leo Becker has only recently moved into the Rose Park mansion at the invitation of his cousin Dilys. He knows nothing, however, of the strange working of the Tower Room, but that is about to change. His daughter Francine, a whip-smart Toronto lawyer, is pregnant, and pregnancy has done nothing to soften the naturally jagged edges of her personality. When she is hospitalized over concerns with her blood pressure, it appears likely that Francine, incensed over her forced “incarceration” will soon be dragging the entire hospital into court. And then there is the strange in utero behaviour of the baby... Leo is beside himself with worry and Dilys deems the situation ripe for his initiation into the mysteries of the Tower Room. With a nourishing soup for Francine simmering in the kitchen, Dilys takes Leo upstairs for a talk and a cup of tea. What happens next is the last thing Leo expects.
|Author||: Kenneth Masloski|
|Editor||: Dorrance Publishing|
Falling Angels By Kenneth T. Masloski Falling Angels is a fictional love story with life-changing decisions, a romantic love overcome by powerful political forces. It is the story of a sisterly bond more powerful than life itself. In the end, it’s a story of a horrible fire, the Triangle fire, which devastated so many lives.
|Author||: Beth K. Vogt|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
Successful career gal Kendall Haynes is tired of wishing on stars for a home and a family. Can God’s dreams for her be even better than her own? Is life about accomplishing plans . . . or wishes coming true . . . or something more? Dr. Kendall Haynes’s plans to have it all—a career, a husband, a family—are eluding her. Now that she’s thirty-six, she needs to stop wishing upon a star and face reality: Some dreams just never come true. Air Force pilot Griffin Walker prefers flying solo in the air and on the ground—until a dangerous choice ejects him from the cockpit. His life becomes even more complicated after the sudden death of his parents makes him the guardian of his sixteen-year-old brother. There’s no way his life will ever get back on course now. When their lives collide during a near tragedy, Kendall and Griffin must decide if they can embrace the unexpected changes God has waiting for them.
|Author||: Emilyn Claid|
|Editor||: Bloomsbury Publishing|
This is a book about falling as a means of reconfiguring our relationship with living and dying. Dancer, choreographer, educator and therapist Emilyn Claid draws inspiration from her personal and professional experiences to explore alternative approaches to being present in the world. Contemporary movement based performers ground their practices in understanding the interplay of gravity and the body. Somatic intentional falling provides them a creative resource for developing both self and environmental support. The physical, metaphorical and psychological impact of these practices informs the theories and perspectives presented in this book. As falling can be dangerous and painful, encouraging people to do so willingly might be considered a provocative premise. Western culture generally resists falling because it provokes fear and represents failure. Out of this tension a paradox emerges: falling, we are both powerless subjects and agents of change, a dynamic distinction that enlivens discussions throughout the writing. Emilyn engages with different dance genres, live performance and therapeutic interactions to form her ideas and interlaces her arguments with issues of gender and race. She describes how surrender to gravity can transform our perceptions and facilitate ways of being that are relational and life enhancing. Woven throughout, autobiographical, poetic, philosophical, descriptive and theoretical voices combine to question the fixation of Western culture on uprightness and supremacy. A simple act of falling builds momentum through eclectic discussions, uncovering connections to shame, laughter, trauma, ageing and the thrill of release.
|Author||: Christine Pope|
|Editor||: Dark Valentine Press|
An alien spirit guide. A desperate rescue mission. And one passionate love affair. Despite her own otherworldly origins, part-alien Callista Jones never expects to fall for former spirit guide Raphael, but she can't resist the strange, intense attraction she feels for the handsome man. With all of her friends and family attempting to pull her away from him, her desire for Raphael only intensifies, driving a wedge between Callista and those she loves. When an alien conspiracy threatens their very existence, it's up to Callista to save them. But can she reconcile with her family and still have the angel who loves her? Note: This series is now complete and includes six novels in total: Bad Vibrations, Desert Hearts, Angel Fire, Star Crossed, Falling Angels, and Enemy Mine.
|Author||: Frances O'Roark Dowell|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
There are some people in this world who are a little more aware, a little more in tune with what’s happening around them. Isabelle Bean is one of those people, and when she sits in her regular, average classroom, listening to an odd buzzing sound and feeling as if she is teetering on the edge of the universe...she is not too far from the truth. Like Alice falling through the looking glass, Isabelle soon finds herself in a parallel universe, where she’s mistaken for a witch, then finds out that her grandmother is a witch, then finds out she isn’t, but no one believes her, which is the whole reason Isabelle has tumbled into this world—to straighten everyone out on the witch and non-witch business. Oh, and to find a true friend. Dowell’s fantasy debut is, yes indeed, entrancing.
|Author||: J. A. Corrigan|
A psychological thriller for fans of Belinda Bauer, Mark Edwards, Clare Mackintosh - a dark and brooding tale about the horrors that can lurk within a family. Ex-DI Rachel Dune's small son is missing. Then his body is discovered. Her cousin Michael is found guilty of his murder and incarcerated in a secure psychiatric unit. Four years later, now divorced and back in the police force, Rachel discovers that Michael is being released to a less secure step-down unit, with his freedom a likely eventuality. Unable to cope with this, she decides upon revenge, assuming a new identity to hunt him down and kill him. However, as she closes in on her target, her friend Jonathan, a journalist, uncovers some unnerving information about her mother and others in her family and begins to suspect that Rachel's perception of the truth might not be as accurate as she thinks - that she might be about to murder the wrong man...
|Author||: Philip Pardi|
|Editor||: Univ of Wisconsin Press|
Winner of the 2008 Brittingham Prize in Poetry, selected by David St. John From tumult to catharsis, the poems in Philip Pardi’s first collection, Meditations on Rising and Falling, explore the emotional tug-of-war that is the human experience. Present at every turn are people searching for meaning and sense in an elusive world: a doorman who plans to punch the senator who never speaks to him, a son who discusses ornithology with his father’s dying friend, a roofer who copes with his past as he senses his imminent fall to the ground. While the poems are witness to the turmoil of both body and soul, they are not without hope. Pardi finds grace in noise, and happiness in the mourning doves, showing us that often, the reasons for disbelief become precisely the reasons for belief. Pardi’s collection is a testimony to faith and resistance in a world where “falling is the given.” Winner, Award for Poetry and Literary Criticism, The Writers’ League of Texas Finalist, 2008 Norma Farber First Book Award, Poetry Society of America
|Author||: Aimen Iqbal|
|Editor||: Auraq Publications|
The Falling Stars is the first book of poetry collection by Aimen Iqbal. A collection of ruined words which were born from the emotions dwelling in the heart. This book is divided into twelve parts each dealing with a specific topic. Each topic is just a presentation of how the world is seen by the poet, each poem deals with how to eradicate such errors or embrace them wholly. From the difficulties faced by people due to criticism, the struggles of a dreamer and topics such as self-love, the book deals with topics of stereotypes of the East yet how the Sun always shines the first on East, poetry against animal abuse, the feelings of a writer and the magic of a reader, the beauty of nature and emotions such as pain and fear. The twelve parts of the book are an attempt to turn the sights and sounds of the world, both inside and outside, into tales and poetries. The words were created and compiled into ‘The Falling Stars’ with a hope to change the world, both inside and outside.
|Author||: Steve Horton|
|Editor||: IDW Publishing|
A lone human survived the death of the one she loved, and escaped a corrupt Earth. She now makes her way as a bounty hunter, on a satellite full of aliens. But someone's about to turn her life upside down...
|Author||: Thea Harrison|
Centuries ago, two lovers were torn apart by forces beyond their control. Now they have been reunited by destiny and are willing to sacrifice everything again—and again—to save a world on the brink of extinction. The Game of Shadows continues… Troubled by dreams of strange creatures and unfamiliar voices echoing in her head, Mary has always felt disconnected from this world—until she met the enigmatic stranger Michael. He knew about Mary’s past. He was in it. Searching for her. His soul mate. And it’s taken centuries to find her, to re-engage her in an ancient, celestial cause: find the Deceiver before he destroys the world. Haunted by scores of deaths—their own—Mary and Michael have drawn on the wisdom of the ages, and the power it has given them, to fight the most malevolent force known to man. Joining a select band of warriors, Mary and Michael are nearer to understanding the Deceiver and all he stands for. It’s a terrifying reality that also brings them closer to realizing their own destiny and purpose. And realizing that love—like evil—is eternal.
|Author||: Jeffrey Cox|
|Editor||: Bloomsbury Publishing|
Following the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Japanese offensive in the Far East seemed unstoppable. Allied forces engaged in a futile attempt to halt their rapid advance, culminating in the massed fleet of American, British, Dutch, and Australian forces (ABDA) clashing with the Japanese at the battle of the Java Sea – the first major sea battle of World War II in the Pacific. But, in a campaign crippled by poor leadership and disastrous decisions, the Allied response was catastrophic, losing their largest warships and their tenuous toe-hold in the south Pacific within the first 72 hours of the battle. This defeat left ground troops cut off from reinforcement and supply, with obsolete equipment, no defense against endless Japanese air attacks, and with no chance of retreat. However, although command decisions were to condemn the Allies to defeat, the Allied goal was never an outright victory, simply a delaying action. Facing a relentless and thoroughly vicious enemy, the combined forces responded not by running or surrendering, but by defiantly holding on in a struggle that was as much a test of character, bravery, and determination as it was a test of arms, ultimately costing the Allies ten vessels and the lives of 2,100 brave sailors. In Rising Sun, Falling Skies, Jeffrey Cox examines the events and evidence surrounding the Java Sea Campaign, reconstructing battles that in hindsight were all but hopeless and revealing where fatal mistakes and missed opportunities condemned the Allied forces in an insightful and compelling study of the largely overlooked clash in the Java Sea.
|Author||: Aavinash Chaliha|
|Editor||: Woven Words Publishers OPC Private Limited|
The Falling Leaf portrays the conflict between individuals and the society, quest for redemption, fate and loneliness. The plot dwells on the story of how individuals are but mere puppets in the hands of destiny. Some chose to rebel, whether they manage to succeed or not, making it an interesting read. The story talks about three individuals, Abhishek, Amit and Piyushmita, and how their lives, and their destiny intertwined in the sifar of fate. The narrative begins in Kingsway Camp, Delhi and takes the reader through the venerable lanes of Chandni Chowk, and the taut serenity of Majnu Ka Tila before it reaches the city of Guwahati. The story is about the eccentricities of fate and how it shapes the lives of the individuals.
|Author||: Muriel Oscar de Muriel|
A wintry and ghoulish Frey & McGray poem for fans of Detective 'Nine-Nails' McGray and his erstwhile English sidekick, Inspector Ian Frey, in celebration of the pair's 5th anniversary... Praise for the Fray & McGray Mysteries: 'A hugely entertaining Victorian mystery' New York Times 'Properly creepy and Gothic' Ian Rankin 'Wonderful, brilliant, moving, clever, lyrical' Manda Scott
|Author||: Carrie Ann Ryan|
|Editor||: Carrie Ann Ryan|
NYT bestselling author Carrie Ann Ryan, concludes a brand new series where second chances don’t come often, and overcoming an unexpected loss means breaking everything you knew. The day Sienna Knight lost her best friend was the day she realized that she’d been living in the past. She’s tried to find a way to heal, to mend that break. Somehow, she came through it partially whole. But she knows she couldn't have done that without Aiden. The problem is, he once loved her best friend. And now she's gone, and she refuses to be in that shadow, or worse, a replacement for someone they both loved. Aiden Connolly left them all behind. His brother. His family. His best friend. And her. Only Sienna Knight doesn't realize what she means to him. But before he can make sure she knows, he need to figure out exactly what that is. Key Words: Contemporary, Romance, Series, Montgomery Ink, Tattoo, Ink, Denver, Colorado, Saga, Family Saga, Blue Collar, Second Chance Romance, Emotional Romance, Women's Fiction