Immortal Book
Score: 3.5
From 2 Ratings

Immortal


  • Author : Gene Doucette
  • Publisher : Gene Doucette
  • Release Date : 2016-08-31
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 356
  • ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx

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Kiss of the Immortal Book

Kiss of the Immortal


  • Author : Meghan Jones
  • Publisher : Independently Published
  • Release Date : 2021-06-11
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 328
  • ISBN 10 : 9798519095976

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Kiss of the Immortal Excerpt :

Survive. Humanity lost the war and now vampires rule while the defeated live between being second-class citizens and livestock. Some live as slaves to their immortal masters, others are free, traitors to their own kind while a few refused to be oppressed and began fighting back. Kira Nightraven is one who exists in between, a human raised by the Imperial Family, spared from sharing her family's fate. Though she made it through the war with her life, it was a life in a gilded cage. Raised among the Pureblood Daughter of the Imperial Family, Kira hardened her heart and strengthened her will to never allow anyone to hurt her again. Fifteen years after the start of the war Kira has perfected her skill, navigating the halls and rooms of the Palace, the vampire-dominated society and even the Hierarchy of the government to be nearly untouchable. For a time she safe and secure, that is until the unexpected return of the last woman she ever thought or wanted to see. Different than when they were children, Eona Tepes has every intention of softening the stone that is Kira's heart and to show her there is more to life than just surviving. However, In their years apart another laid claim to Kira, one who does not take kindly to another eyeing what is hers. Caught between two worlds, two women and two lives, Kira fears this will not be something, even she can survive.

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Book
Score: 4
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks


  • Author : Rebecca Skloot
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Release Date : 2010-02-02
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307589385

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Excerpt :

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “The story of modern medicine and bioethics—and, indeed, race relations—is refracted beautifully, and movingly.”—Entertainment Weekly NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE FROM HBO® STARRING OPRAH WINFREY AND ROSE BYRNE • ONE OF THE “MOST INFLUENTIAL” (CNN), “DEFINING” (LITHUB), AND “BEST” (THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER) BOOKS OF THE DECADE • ONE OF ESSENCE’S 50 MOST IMPACTFUL BLACK BOOKS OF THE PAST 50 YEARS • WINNER OF THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE HEARTLAND PRIZE FOR NONFICTION NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review • Entertainment Weekly • O: The Oprah Magazine • NPR • Financial Times • New York • Independent (U.K.) • Times (U.K.) • Publishers Weekly • Library Journal • Kirkus Reviews • Booklist • Globe and Mail Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells—taken without her knowledge—became one of the most important tools in medicine: The first “immortal” human cells grown in culture, which are still alive today, though she has been dead for more than sixty years. HeLa cells were vital for developing the polio vaccine; uncovered secrets of cancer, viruses, and the atom bomb’s effects; helped lead to important advances like in vitro fertilization, cloning, and gene mapping; and have been bought and sold by the billions. Yet Henrietta Lacks remains virtually unknown, buried in an unmarked grave. Henrietta’s family did not learn of her “immortality” until more than twenty years after her death, when scientists investigating HeLa began using her husband and children in research without informed consent. And though the cells had launched a multimillion-dollar industry that sells human biological materials, her family never saw any of the profits. As Rebecca Skloot so brilliantly shows, the story of the Lacks family—past and present—i

The First Codex Book
Score: 5
From 5 Ratings

The First Codex


  • Author : Michael Scott
  • Publisher : Delacorte Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2012-02-28
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 1376
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307978028

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Nicholas Flamel appeared in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter—but did you know he really lived? And he might still be alive today! Discover the truth in Michael Scott’s New York Times bestselling series the Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel with the first three books: The Alchemyst, The Magician, and The Sorceress. The truth: Nicholas Flamel was born in Paris on September 28, 1330. The legend: Nicholas Flamel discovered the secret of eternal life. The records show that he died in 1418. But his tomb is empty. Nicholas Flamel lives. But only because he has been making the elixir of life for centuries. The secret of eternal life is hidden within the book he protects—the Book of Abraham the Mage. It's the most powerful book that has ever existed. In the wrong hands, it will destroy the world. That's exactly what Dr. John Dee plans to do when he steals it. Humankind won't know what's happening until it's too late. And if the prophecy is right, Sophie and Josh Newman are the only ones with the power to save the world as we know it. Sometimes legends are true. And Sophie and Josh Newman are about to find themselves in the middle of the greatest legend of all time. “[A] A riveting fantasy…While there is plenty here to send readers rushing to their encyclopedias…those who read the book at face value will simply be caught up in the enthralling story. A fabulous read.”—SLJ, Starred Read the whole series! The Alchemyst The Magician The Sorceress The Necromancer The Warlock The Enchantress

Immortal Book

Immortal


  • Author : David Goldman
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2021-07-01
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 204
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323856935

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Immortal Excerpt :

In recent times, the boundary between living and non-living has been blurred by advances in genomics, cell biology, and molecular neuroscience, whereby humans are repaired, enhanced, or made anew. Scientists and physicians are now able to keep cells, organs, and bodies alive indefinitely and can return cells or DNA to our bodies and make new cells for the purpose of treating disease or growing new tissue. Meanwhile, transhuman technologies create illusions of immortality. Immortal: Our Cells, DNA, and Bodies synthesizes what we know about life and death from a genetic, molecular, and cellular perspective, demarcates limits of knowledge, and poses new questions. Award-winning researcher and writer David Goldman examines in-depth three keys to understanding the nature and continuity of life: 1) epigenetic (ephemeral) vs genetic (durable) transgenerational memory; 2) life’s cellular nature, and the ability to make bodies from cells; and 3) the distinction between bodies and persons. Grounded in recent scientific evidence and real-life cases that test our historical understanding of life and death, Goldman probes the nature of molecular continuity in the face of mortal extinction, encompassing how changes to the DNA code can be both long-lasting and transgenerational, and the continuous nature of cellular and molecular information transmission. In tying these themes together, Immortal asks us to apply fresh scientific concepts to examine, for ourselves, the continuity of being in the face of mortality. Applies recent genetic, molecular and cellular findings to examine the boundaries between living and non-living, and between person and non-person Examines the significance of epigenetic memory and transgenerational inheritance and their uses in molecular and precision medicine Written by a thought-leader in genetic and molecular medicine

Juliet Immortal Book
Score: 3
From 51 Ratings

Juliet Immortal


  • Author : Stacey Jay
  • Publisher : Juliet Immortal
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 307
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385740173

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Juliet Immortal Excerpt :

For seven centuries, the souls of Romeo and Juliet have inhabited the bodies of newly deceased people to battle to the death as sworn enemies, until they meet for the last time as two Southern California high school students.

Immortal From Another World Book

Immortal From Another World


  • Author : Ai ShangYuWeiWen
  • Publisher : Funstory
  • Release Date : 2020-10-11
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781636668505

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Immortal From Another World Excerpt :

Ye Fei, who brought along his father's flying immortal from outer space, came to the continent after surviving for 500 years. Even though he was called an idiot by others, his family love and love made him truly feel the warmth of his family.

Immortal Book
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Immortal


  • Author : Steven R. Ward
  • Publisher : Georgetown University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-01-15
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9781626160651

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Immortal Excerpt :

Immortal is the only single-volume English-language survey of Iran’s military history. CIA analyst Steven R. Ward shows that Iran’s soldiers, from the famed “Immortals” of ancient Persia to today’s Revolutionary Guard, have demonstrated through the centuries that they should not be underestimated. This history also provides background on the nationalist, tribal, and religious heritages of the country to help readers better understand Iran and its security outlook. Immortal begins with the founding of ancient Persia’s empire under Cyrus the Great and continues through the Iran-Iraq War (1980–1988) and up to the present. Drawing on a wide range of sources including declassified documents, the author gives primary focus to the modern era to relate the build-up of the military under the last Shah, its collapse during the Islamic revolution, its fortunes in the Iran-Iraq War, and its rise from the ashes to help Iran become once again a major regional military power. He shows that, despite command and supply problems, Iranian soldiers demonstrate high levels of bravery and perseverance and have enjoyed surprising tactical successes even when victory has been elusive. These qualities and the Iranians’ ability to impose high costs on their enemies by exploiting Iran’s imposing geography bear careful consideration today by potential opponents.

Becoming Immortal Book

Becoming Immortal


  • Author : Stanley Shostak
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release Date : 2012-02-01
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 322
  • ISBN 10 : 9780791488416

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Becoming Immortal Excerpt :

Explores how new organs might be engineered via cloning and reproductive technology to achieve human immortality.

Peerless Immortal Mansion Book

Peerless Immortal Mansion


  • Author : Wang ShiRuFeng
  • Publisher : Funstory
  • Release Date : 2020-08-11
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781636225258

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Peerless Immortal Mansion Excerpt :

The Cultivator Clan's Lin Hao had obtained the jade bracelet by chance. Within the jade bracelet, there were several acres of spirit farmland and several batches of immortal pills. From then on, Lin Hao embarked on the road of becoming an expert.

The Immortal s Unrequited Bride Book

The Immortal s Unrequited Bride


  • Author : Kelli Ireland
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Release Date : 2017-04-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781488031113

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A love that endures beyond death itself… Ethan Kemp is a healer, not an assassin. But he's found an unexpected home in the Irish stronghold that houses the Assassin's Arcanum—men who will kill to protect their Druid brethren. Too bad there's a ghost that won't give him peace… Centuries in the grave, Isibéal Cannavan has longed to be reunited with her beloved. Finally, he's returned to her. She'd recognize Lachlan anywhere, even as an American warlock called Ethan. But her path to reuniting with him in the land of the living runs through hell itself, and she'll have to take Ethan with her…

The Immortal Boy Book

The Immortal Boy


  • Author : Francisco Montaña Ibáñez
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release Date : 2021-03-09
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9781646140534

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The Immortal Boy Excerpt :

Two intertwining stories of Bogotá. One, a family of five children, left to live on their own. The other, a girl in an orphanage who will do anything to befriend the mysterious Immortal Boy. How they weave together will never leave you. Presented in English and Spanish.

Super Clairvoyant Farmer Immortal Book

Super Clairvoyant Farmer Immortal


  • Author : Huan ShouDao
  • Publisher : Funstory
  • Release Date : 2020-03-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781648466502

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Super Clairvoyant Farmer Immortal Excerpt :

His life was turned upside down by his sudden acquisition of martial arts skills and clairvoyance. After Li Tianyi's blood accidentally touched a stone, the stone turned into a shining white light and entered his forehead. At this moment, a lot of knowledge about practicing martial arts appeared in Li Tianyi's mind, and at the same time, he also found that his eyes actually had a perspective function! As long as he looks at the plants with his divine eyes, the plants that were seedlings the day before will become fruitful the next day. Some men who were jealous of him in the village succumbed under his mighty force. With excellent martial arts and perspective eyes, Li Tianyi's life in the countryside is flourishing. ☆About the Author☆ Huan Shou Dao, a well-known online novelist, has authored many urban fantasy novels. He has rich imagination and creative skills, which loved by many readers.

Immortal Beloved Book
Score: 3
From 79 Ratings

Immortal Beloved


  • Author : Cate Tiernan
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2010-09-07
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316122337

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Immortal Beloved Excerpt :

Cate Tiernan, author of the popular Sweep series, returns with Immortal Beloved a breathtaking new romance, and the first book in a stunning new fantasy trilogy. Nastasya has spent the last century living as a spoiled, drugged-out party girl. She feels nothing and cares for no one. But when she witnesses her best friend, a Dark Immortal, torture a human, she realizes something's got to change. She seeks refuge at a rehab for wayward immortals, where she meets the gorgeous, undeniably sexy Reyn, who seems inexplicably linked to her past. The Immortal Beloved continues with Darkness Falls, available now, and Eternally Yours, available November 2012,

Immortal Longing Ultion Vale Umbra Book

Immortal Longing Ultion Vale Umbra


  • Author : Melissa Jerrell
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Release Date : 2017-09-14
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781387114290

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Immortal Longing Ultion Vale Umbra Excerpt :

Ultion Vale is the city of eternal night, a place loathed by Rome, the city of Pure Light. However, a battle has never been faught between the two great cities, until now. Why though, after an eternity does Rome seek to destroy Ultion Vale and all those who live there? Lord Ruairi, leader of House Umbra in Ultion Vale seeks to ensure safety for those in his house, most of all Melcia. Melcia discovers there is a danger looming and seeks a way to protect all from it. What lies beneath Ultion Vale that makes it so powerful and dangerous? An ancient secret worth killing millions over?