Download E-books Horton Hatches the Egg PDF

By Dr. Seuss

Meet Horton the elephant, essentially the most commendable heroes in children’s books.
“I intended what I acknowledged, and that i acknowledged what I intended. . . .
An elephant’s devoted, 100 in keeping with cent!”
Horton is type and reliable, yet regrettably, the lazy chook Mayzie takes benefit of his sturdy nature while she leaves Horton to monitor her unhatched egg. advised with Dr. Seuss’s signature rhymes and trademark illustrations, this can be a story that may be loved repeatedly, by way of reader and listener alike. And don’t pass over one other pleasant story approximately this cherished pachyderm: Horton Hears a Who!

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Download E-books Wry Martinis PDF

By Christopher Buckley

N the main inebriating humor ebook of the 12 months, the writer of Steaming to Bamboola and The White residence Mess is going instantly for the humorous bone with essays and mischief that comes with such gem stones of gullibility because the pope's visual appeal on Oprah, O.J. Simpson's look for a brand new residence, the genuine tale at the back of Whitewater, and much more. Illustrations.

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Download E-books I Shall Wear Midnight (Tiffany Aching) PDF

By Terry Pratchett

The fourth in a sequence of Discworld novels starring the younger witch Tiffany Aching.

As the witch of the Chalk, Tiffany Aching plays the extraordinarily unglamorous paintings of taking good care of the needy. yet someone—or something—is inciting worry, producing darkish options and indignant murmurs opposed to witches. Tiffany needs to locate the resource of unrest and defeat the evil at its root. Aided through the tiny-but-tough Wee loose males, Tiffany faces a dire problem, for if she falls, the full Chalk falls together with her. . . .

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Download E-books The Mile PDF

Subscribe to 3 acquaintances and one eccentric geriatric on a life-changing trip throughout the pubs of Edinburgh's well-known Royal Mile.

Loaded with drink, and confused with secrets and techniques, will Ian's gamble repay? Will Euan's marriage continue to exist the evening? How can Stuart, a travel-writer, have a terror of flying? And simply who's the mysterious ninety-five yr previous within the tartan trousers? Is he preserving the best mystery of them all?

As they weave their manner in the course of the city's historical hostelries, and because the whisky flows, it isn't merely Scotland's prior that appears to be like catching up with them.

It's a trip they, and their country, won't ever forget.

REVIEWS

"A witty comedy with an important center and shock ready at each pub cease, The Mile is a whirlwind of guffaws, loss and love. If that isn’t adequate to get you studying, you then might by no means learn how Scotland is sort of a millionaire’s shortcake … " Karyn Dougan, Glasgow evaluate of Books

"This is a much-needed injection of booze-soaked banter and comedy into the independence debate. guaranteed and heartwarming stuff." Doug Johnstone

Three Scotsmen stroll right into a bar… The Mile via Edinburgh writer Craig Smith is a comic book novel which follows a trio of lifelong pals as they roll down the Royal Mile on a pub crawl... because the workforce descend down the old road, their anecdotes and antics get increasingly more fuelled through the volume of alcohol ate up. this offers a few high-quality comedian moments, in destinations with a view to be instantly recognisable to Edinburgh locals and viewers alike.

In the fingers of a much less refined author, The Mile might have been a heavy-handed political diatribe. even though, debut novelist Smith’s ability with pacing and discussion as a substitute seamlessly weaves the intense issues into the narrative and his characters’ mouths, making them even more convincing. additionally, a lot of the practical banter is ready the chums’ own lives in addition to their political leanings, widening the book’s appeal.

The Royal Mile itself is used as a atmosphere and as a metaphor. From the proud historical past of the fort, in the course of the darkish streets of the Canongate and directly to the capability new sunrise of the Parliament, the unconventional is as a lot approximately Scotland’s trip because it is set that of the 3 associates. equally, Jock himself is a semi-mythical microcosm of Scottish fulfillment, demonstrating his aptitude for bravery, enlightenment and — in a single hilarious section the place he relieves himself outdoor the Tron Kirk — invention.

Like the pubs the characters stagger out and in of, The Mile is most fitted for grownup readers, with vibrant yet reasonable language used all through. At its whisky-soaked center even though, it truly is an relaxing and human story, which entertains instead of preaches — and by way of doing so makes its issues way more engagingly than it in a different way might. The Edinburgh highlight (Book Review)

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Download E-books The Life and Opinions of Maf the Dog, and of His Friend Marilyn Monroe PDF

By Andrew O'Hagan

Meet Maf: The hilariously opinionated, well-read, politically scrappy, and intricate dogs spouse to Marilyn Monroe.

 

In November 1960, Frank Sinatra gave Marilyn Monroe a puppy. His identify used to be Mafia Honey, or Maf for brief. Born within the loved ones of Vanessa Bell, delivered to the U.S. by way of Natalie Wood’s mom, and given as a Christmas current to Marilyn the iciness after she separated from Arthur Miller, Maf used to be with Marilyn for the final years of her existence, first in manhattan after which in la, and he had as a lot intuition for big name and psychoanalysis as he did for Liver deal with with a facet order of nationwide Biscuits. Marylin took him to fulfill President Kennedy and to Hollywood eating places, to department shops, to interviews, and to Mexico for her divorce. via Maf's eyes, we see an altogether unique and beautifully shrewdpermanent portrait of the lady at the back of the icon—and the puppy at the back of the woman.

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Download E-books Fifty Shades of Louisa May: A Memoir of Transcendental Sex PDF

By L. M. Anonymous

Throughout the fresh renovations of the Orchard condominium in harmony, Massachusetts—home of the famed Alcott family—workmen repairing rotting beams came across a handwritten manuscript tightly rolled right into a bottle and buried within the earthen flooring of what was the foundation cellar. Conservators from Harvard University’s Peabody Museum date the manuscript from the overdue 1800s. even though the identify web page bears no signature, there may be little question of its authenticity or its author.

The textual content, released for the 1st time, will without doubt offend scholars—while taking pictures the prurient mind's eye of many readers. The author’s precise objective is misplaced to us, keep for tricks all through suggesting that scripting this mémoire d’amour served as a cathartic workout. in basic terms the manuscript continues to be, and it's provided in unexpurgated shape here.

Louisa may possibly Alcott, writer of the vintage Little girls, consort of Emerson, Thoreau and Hawthorne, liked icon of professors of yankee 19th-century literature and maybe much less enjoyed by means of their legions of scholars, had a lusty part that used to be much less educational, and extra . . . transcendental than any people knew.

Brilliantly penned through a well known author who prefers the cloak of anonymity to the vulgar include of impolite popularity (of which s/he has no need), this hilarious little ebook unearths the unbridled passion-that-might-have-been of 1 of the world’s most well-liked authors.

A vividly written tome that simply may perhaps let us know extra in regards to the sowing of transcendental wild oats than any ream of volumes at the topic, Fifty colours of Louisa may perhaps isn't for the vulnerable of paintings, or when you favor their literary icons below glass. It imagines an unhinged Melville doing what comes evidently, a Centennial Ball not like any heretofore defined, Louisa May’s ardent encounters along with her “Wooden Friend,” and lots more and plenty, even more.

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Download E-books El Rey de los Gigoló PDF

By José Miguel Vallejo

El Rey de los Gigoló es una comedia que no permite respiros al lector que busca entretenerse con una historia sorpresiva y muy sensual. Gira alrededor de las vicisitudes de un joven de ascendencia cubano-española que, intempestivamente, descubre que posee un atractivo impossible to resist ante el sexo femenino. Decidido a convertirse en el mejor de los gigoló de l. a. alocada Nueva York de los años noventa, su historia salpica de risas al lector y le entrega, finalmente, el abrazo siempre bienvenido del amor verdadero.

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Download E-books The Ladybird Book of the Mid-Life Crisis (Ladybirds for Grown-Ups) PDF

By Jason Hazeley

From bestselling authors Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris - a nugget of knowledge within the out of the ordinary Ladybirds for Grown Ups sequence. This pleasant publication is the most recent within the sequence of Ladybird books that have been specifically deliberate to aid grown-ups with the area approximately them. the big transparent script, the cautious selection of phrases, the widespread repetition and the considerate matching of textual content with photos all allow grown-ups to imagine they've got taught themselves to manage. that includes unique Ladybird paintings along brilliantly humorous, fresh textual content. additionally on hand: the way it Works: The Husband the way it Works: The spouse the way it Works: the mother The Ladybird publication of the Mid-Life trouble The Ladybird booklet of the Hangover The Ladybird booklet of Mindfulness The Ladybird booklet of the Shed The Ladybird booklet of courting The Ladybird e-book of the Hipster

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