Understanding Nikola Tesla's WorkBy Konstantinos Pappas
In order to rebuild the Kou Empire, Alibaba travels all over the world to establish a magical transport network to revive Kou. But his efforts are thwarted by Sinbad, whose friendship at times seems less than trustworthy. Meanwhile, Aladdin, Morgiana and Hakuryu hide out in the Great Rift, gathering strength for their return! -- VIZ Media
Mysterious things have been happening at your friend Nada's dojo, where she practises martial arts. When a sword is anonymously delivered to the dojo, Nada calls you for help. Many clues suggest that the building is under attack by an evil spirit from the past and that the sword has something to do with it. Could the sword carry an evil curse?
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My Own True Duchess
Author: Grace Burrowes
Publisher: Grace Burrowes
Jonathan Tresham, heir to the Duke of Quimbey, needs a discreet ally to help him choose a wife from the mob of young ladies eager to become his duchess. When proper widow Theodosia Haviland rescues him from a compromising situation, he knows he’s found an advisor he can trust. Theo’s first marriage taught her the folly of indulging in romantic notions, and she’s determined that Jonathan Tresham’s intended be an ideal match for him, not some smitten ninnyhammer. When Jonathan suggests Theo should be at the top of his list of possible duchesses, she protests, though she knows that Jonathan is kind and honorable despite his gruff exterior. The last person Theo can allow Jonathan to marry is a widow guarding scandalous secrets, even if she does also harbor an entirely inappropriate attraction to the one man she can never have.
Betrayer of Worlds
Author: Larry Niven, Edward M. Lerner
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Since fleeing the supernova chain reaction at the galactic core, the cowardly Puppeteers of the Fleet of Worlds have—just barely—survived one crisis after another, but now a fresh disaster looms, and the beleaguered fleet needs a hero, in the prelude to Ringworld. Co-written by a multiple Hugo and Nebula Award winner. Reprint.
Her Only Desire
Author: Gaelen Foley
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Having sworn off marriage until she can find a man who will treat her as an equal, the beautiful and unconventional Georgiana Knight is drawn to Ian Prescott, the Marquess of Griffith, a mysterious diplomat in India on a mission to prevent the outbreak of war, feelings that entangle her in a web of danger and passion that will transform her life forever. Original.
Juggler of Worlds
Author: Larry Niven, Edward M. Lerner
In a tale set two centuries before the discovery of the Ringworld, covert agent Sigmund Ausfaller protects humanity by exposing dangerous plots with his paranoid skills but meets his match in Puppeteers representative Nessus, who schemes with the help of the planet's adversaries and traitors. 50,000 first printing.
San Angelo Showdown
Author: William W. Johnstone
Johnstone Country. Patriots Welcome. Young Matt Bodine and Sam Two Wolves became blood brothers on the day the rancher’s son saved the halfbreed’s life, forging a bond no one could ever break. As years passed, a legend grew of the breed and the white man who rode together—and who could jerk killing iron with the best of them… SAN ANGELO SHOWDOWN Trigger-happy outlaws are giving the Texas Rangers a lot more trouble lately than they can handle, leaving most of Texas in a heap of trouble. So when Bodine and Two Wolves drift into the sleepy cattle town of San Angelo, Ranger Josiah Finch—knowing their reputation with the killing iron—convinces them to pin on badges and put their talents to work for his side of the law. But the Rangers are caught off guard when a ruthless band of cattle thieves levels the town with dynamite. The thieves a big mistake, though, when they run for the Mexican border because now it’s Sam and Matt’s kind of fight, and they’re going to see to it that the outlaws get what they’re due . . . on this side of the Rio Grande. Live Free. Read Hard.
Brotherhood of the Gun
Author: William W. Johnstone
Publisher: Pinnacle Books
As blood brothers Matt Bodine and Sam Two Wolves ride into the dry Arizona badlands, they're on a trail that leads deep into Apache territory toward the Mexican border, where a gang of desperadoes are running guns to the Apache and kidnapping children as white slaves. Original.
Author: Kimberly Frost
Duvall, Texas. A small town that’s about to be in some big trouble. Tammy Jo Trask is finally ready to embrace her mixed-up magic, but not everyone in town is what you’d call supportive. While a scripture-spouting posse is organized to kidnap her and “save” Duvall from witchcraft, the president of WAM—the World Association of Magic—arrives to investigate Tammy’s entanglement with the off-limits and drop-dead gorgeous wizard Bryn Lyons. But when a clash between the locals and the magical visitors leads to a series of unnatural disasters, Tammy Jo will have to hope that her magical synergy with Bryn is enough to save the town from certain doom.
My Neighbor Seki, 10
Author: Takuma Morishige
Publisher: Vertical Inc
The ABC’s of Diversions Seki’s desktop renovation is fit for a TV show. He adds turf just to create crop circles, and lures beetles and cicadas... until a larger predator shows up. Seki’s building a kaiju with a secret inside for the school fair. And can Rumi rescue Jun’s doll from the path of vigilantism...?
Author: Marie Force
Publisher: Carina Press
Washington, D.C., Police Lieutenant Sam Holland and her husband, U.S. Senator Nick Cappuano, have been looking forward to a quiet Thanksgiving with their son. But any thoughts of a restful holiday are dashed when Sam and Nick return home to a gruesome scene: Sam's seventeen-year-old niece Brooke, barely conscious and covered in blood on their front stoop. With lines between personal and professional blurring in this emotionally charged, deeply personal case, Sam is relying on Nick more than ever for support. But when suspicious images from the night in question appear on social media, Sam begins to wonder if her niece is telling her everything she knows about what really happened. And when Nick questions her tactics—and her ethics—as she races against the clock, Sam will need to decide how far she's willing to go to prove Brooke is a victim, not a murderer. Book 7 of the Fatal series from New York Times bestselling author Marie Force 95,000 words
Author: Fern Green
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
A collection of 66 illustrated smoothies, juices, nut milks, and tonics to kick-start metabolism, fire up the mind, and promote whole-body health. An easy-to-follow and informative guide, this book pares smoothie-making back to its essence. Each recipe is presented in a highly visual spread, and grouped ingredients are displayed opposite finished smoothies and juices, providing at-a-glance instruction. Recipes like Dandelion Tonic, Popeye's Juice, Coconut Kale, and Pineapple Twist provide a simple introduction for the new smoothie maker, as well as new inspiration for the experienced blender. A seven-day detox plan with straightforward recipes energizes and invigorates.
Author: Genevieve Fortin
Publisher: Bella Books
Newly retired and ready to reconnect with herself, Joyce Allen realizes that she’s not yet the person she knows she was meant to be. At the age of 56, she’s committed to discovering happiness and begins her new journey by taking classes, attending concerts, and adopting the dog she has secretly wished for, Dingo. When Dingo is injured and a visit to the new veterinarian in town is necessary, Joyce finds herself quietly attracted to Dr. Amanda Carter, the intellectual dreamer who is many years her junior. Joyce knows that their age difference is too big an obstacle to overcome, and is content to settle for friendship with the thirty-two-year-old vet. But Amanda, for her part, can’t see the gaping divide between them. All she knows is the warmth and attraction she feels for Joyce, and can’t understand why age should matter at all. Join Genevieve Fortin as she weaves this heartwarming May-December romance of two women who discover the timeless truth of love at any age.