How (Not) to Play with Magic (A Cindy Eller Short Story Prequel)

By Elizabeth A Reeves

A Cindy Eller brief story.

Cindy Eller is a witch and a baker. She is creating a identify for herself on the earth of truffles along with her new and distinct taste profiles.

But juggling her bizarre relatives and attempting to continue her magic a mystery from her roommates is a regular challenge.

And her dual sisters, Starrie and Rainey Skye will not hesitate to deliver the difficulty correct to her door.

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Taipei (Vintage Contemporaries)

By Tao Lin

A New York occasions ebook Review Editor's Choice

"[A] modernist masterpiece. . . . precise, his characters are children residing in Brooklyn. And he writes concerning the web. yet we must always cease calling Tao Lin the voice of his iteration. Taipei, his new novel, has much less to do together with his new release than with the literary culture of Knut Hamsun, Ernest Hemingway, and Robert Musil. . . . I cheerfully wrote "Proust" within the margin early on—because the hero, a tender author named Paul, takes any such meta angle towards his personal memories."—Benjamin Lytal, New York Observer

"Here we've got a significant, fine novelist placing all his abilities to work."—Clancy Martin, New York instances ebook Review

"Mr. Lin casts a spell in Taipei. . . . [It is] his most powerful publication. At its top, it has far-off echoes of early Hemingway, as filtered via Twitter and Klonopin: it is terse, impartial, composed of small and infrequently elaborate gestures. . . . it truly is approximately glints of conception, glints that the writer catches as though they have been fireflies."—Dwight Garner, New York Times

"Amazing. . . . the simplest author approximately what it is prefer to be f*cked up on medicines that i have ever read."—John Horgan, writer of The finish of Science

"One factor i admire approximately Tao's writing is how inappropriate for me 'liking' it feels -- it is a frank depiction of the rhythm of a latest recognition or loss of recognition and so it has an influence that bypasses these questions of style fullyyt. love it or now not, it has the strength of the real."—Ben Lerner, writer of Leaving the Atocha Station

"[A] novel approximately disaffection that is oddly affecting. . . . for all its emotional truth, Taipei is a e-book with no an oz of self-pity, melodrama, or posturing."Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Lin is an existential author, rather, much less attracted to tracing the contours of his specific social crew than in describing the very own and occasionally insufferable tyranny of one's personal brain. . . . the novel's climactic scene. . . . builds over a number of pages to a revelation that, in its sheer unforeseen attractiveness, recollects the powerfully relocating finishing of David Markson's Wittgenstein's Mistress."Slate

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I Am a Cat

By Natsume S?seki

Written over the process 1904-6, Soseki's comedian masterpiece, i'm a Cat, satirizes the follies of upper-middle-class eastern society in the course of the Meiji period. With acerbic wit and sardonic standpoint, it follows the whimsical adventures of a world-weary stray kitten who reviews at the follies and foibles of the folks round him.
The New Yorker known as it "a nonchalant string of anecdotes and wisecracks, instructed by way of a fellow who doesn't have a reputation, and hasn't ever stuck a mouse, and isn't a lot stable for whatever other than staring at humans in action..."

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The Inn at Rose Harbor: A Rose Harbor Novel

By Debbie Macomber

From number one New York Times bestselling writer Debbie Macomber comes the 1st publication in a sequence set within the loved Pacific Northwest city of Cedar Cove.

Jo Marie Rose first arrives in Cedar Cove looking a clean commence. a tender widow dealing with the demise of her husband, she purchases a neighborhood bed-and-breakfast—the newly christened Rose Harbor Inn—ready to start her existence anew. Her first visitor is Joshua Weaver, who has come domestic to deal with his in poor health stepfather. the 2 have by no means noticeable eye to eye, and Joshua has little desire that they could reconcile their changes. Jo Marie’s different visitor is Abby Kincaid, who has again to Cedar Cove to wait her brother’s marriage ceremony. again for the 1st time in two decades, she nearly needs she hadn’t come, the picturesque city harboring painful thoughts. And as Abby and Joshua try and heal from their pasts, and Jo Marie goals of the chances prior to her, all of them discover that lifestyles strikes in just one direction—forward.

Praise for Debbie Macomber and The resort at Rose Harbor

“No one tugs at readers’ heartstrings fairly as successfully as [Debbie] Macomber.”—Chicago Tribune

“Debbie Macomber is the reigning queen of women’s fiction.”—The Sacramento Bee
“Charming . . . hot and serene . . . an excellent novel.”—Bookreporter

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Sisters of the Quilt: The Complete Trilogy (Sisters of the Quilt Series)

By Cindy Woodsmall

Can Hannah locate safe haven, redemption, and a clean starting after her global is shattered?
When the center Cries
Her lifestyles between her Amish neighborhood brutally interrupted, seventeen-year-old Hannah Lapp faces questions neither kinfolk, nor fiancé, nor even religion can simply resolution. the 1st publication within the Sisters of the duvet sequence, When the guts Cries will ignite a broader figuring out of others’ ideals and a God-given energy to accommodate ache all of us experience.
When the Morning Comes
Rejected through these she loves, Hannah Lapp leaves her Amish group and seeks safe haven on the planet outdoors, leaving her friends and family to combat with the painful truths that emerge within the wake of her disappearance. As she struggles to discover her position within the complicated Englischer world, her group bargains with the turbulent aftermath of her departure.
When the Soul Mends
Hoping to aid her sister, Hannah Lapp reluctantly returns to the previous Order Amish group she fled in shame greater than years prior. whilst hidden truths are printed approximately her former fiancé, she needs to decide upon even if to come back to the obvious existence or to the Englischer guy who adores her during this alluring end to the Sisters of the duvet series.
This three-in-one assortment contains everything of the best-selling Sisters of the cover trilogy now at a brand new low cost!

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The Supernatural Enhancments

By Edgar Cantero

What starts as a smart, gothic ghost tale quickly evolves right into a wickedly twisted treasure hunt within the Supernatural improvements, Edgar Cantero's absolutely unique, modern day adventure.

When twentysomething A., the unforeseen eu relative of the Wells kin, and his significant other, Niamh, a mute teenage woman with shockingly dyed hair, inherit the gorgeous yet eerie property of Axton residence, deep within the woods of aspect Bless, Virginia, it comes as a shock to everyone—including A. himself. in the end, he by no means even knew he had a "second cousin, two times removed" in the US, less that the eccentric gentleman had lately dedicated suicide through leaping out of the 3rd ground bed room window—at an identical age and within the related approach as his father had prior to him . . .

Together, A. and Niamh quick come to think as though they've got inherited even more than simply a rambling domestic and a soft way of life. Axton home is haunted, they understand it, yet that's simply the top of the iceberg in terms of the secrets and techniques they slowly yet absolutely discover. Why the entire suicides? What turned of the Axton apartment butler who fled almost immediately after his grasp died? What lurks within the backyard maze and what does the basement vault preserve? And what of the rumors on the town a few mysterious accumulating at Axton residence at the evening of the iciness solstice?

Told vividly via a sequence of magazine entries, scrawled notes, recovered protection photos, letters to Aunt Liza, audio recordings, complex ciphers, or even ads, Edgar Cantero has written a stunning and unique supernatural event that includes vintage horror parts with a Neil Gaiman-ish twist.

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Cosmopolis: A Novel

By Don DeLillo

Now a massive movie directed via David Cronenberg and starring Robert Pattinson, Cosmopolis is the 13th novel by way of considered one of America’s so much celebrated writers.

It is an April day within the yr 2000 and an period is set to finish. The booming occasions of industry optimism—when the tradition boiled with cash and firms appeared extra very important and influential than governments— are poised to crash. Eric Packer, a billionaire asset supervisor at age twenty-eight, emerges from his penthouse triplex and settles into his lavishly custom-made white stretch limousine. this day he's a guy with missions: to pursue a cataclysmic guess opposed to the yen and to get a haircut throughout city. Stalled in site visitors by means of a presidential motorcade, a song idol’s funeral and a violent political demonstration, Eric gets a string of visitors—experts on protection, expertise, forex, finance and some sexual partners—as the limo sputters towards an more and more doubtful future.

Cosmopolis, Don DeLillo’s 13th novel, is either intimate and international, a vibrant and relocating account of the dazzling downfall of 1 guy, and of an period.

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