Romantic Country  The Third Tale Book

Romantic Country The Third Tale


  • Author : Eriy
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin
  • Release Date : 2017-05-02
  • Genre: Games
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN 10 : 1250133831

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Romantic Country The Third Tale Excerpt :

Cheerful rural villages, forests, lakeside scenery, and magical people await you and your colored pencils in this follow-up to Romantic Country: A Fantasy Coloring Book and Romantic Country: The Second Tale by Japanese illustrator Eriy, who uses an ink-dipped toothpick to draw each intricate design. Inside are pages and pages of provincial delights for you to bring to life through coloring: magical forests filled with fairies, delightful town squares bustling with people, whimsical village scenes, charming castles with towers-and so much more, sure to delight people of all ages. Romantic Country: The Third Tale will whisk you away to a black-and-white fantasy land that you can bring to colorful life.

Four Seasons  A Coloring Book Book

Four Seasons A Coloring Book


  • Author : Aiko Fukawa
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin
  • Release Date : 2015-09-29
  • Genre: Games & Activities
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN 10 : 1250082625

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Four Seasons A Coloring Book Excerpt :

This interactive coloring book of beautifully detailed black-and-white illustrations will inspire you to bring each scene to life through coloring. There are pages and pages of charming images for each season that promise to delight people of all ages-with rambling rose gardens and whimsical garden critters; wreaths and alphabets composed of fruits and flowers; butterflies and seashells; intricate falling leaves and cozy cat-occupied living rooms; and ribbons and Christmas trees just waiting for you and your colored pencils, gel pens, or markers to complete. Perfect for fans of Secret Garden and Enchanted Forest, as well as those looking for a creative way to relax, Four Seasons: A Coloring Book will help you keep color and joy in your life all year round.

The Blind Assassin Book
Score: 4
From 198 Ratings

The Blind Assassin


  • Author : Margaret Atwood
  • Publisher : Emblem Editions
  • Release Date : 2010-12-10
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 656
  • ISBN 10 : 9781551994949

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The Blind Assassin Excerpt :

“Ten days after the war ended, my sister Laura drove a car off a bridge.” These words are spoken by Iris Chase Griffen, married at eighteen to a wealthy industrialist but now poor and eighty-two. Iris recalls her far from exemplary life, and the events leading up to her sister’s death, gradually revealing the carefully guarded Chase family secrets. Among these is “The Blind Assassin,” a novel that earned the dead Laura Chase not only notoriety but also a devoted cult following. Sexually explicit for its time, it was a pulp fantasy improvised by two unnamed lovers who meet secretly in rented rooms and seedy cafés. As this novel-within-a-novel twists and turns through love and jealousy, self-sacrifice and betrayal, so does the real narrative, as both move closer to war and catastrophe. Margaret Atwood’s Booker Prize-winning sensation combines elements of gothic drama, romantic suspense, and science fiction fantasy in a spellbinding tale.

Cinder Book
Score: 4
From 3,882 Ratings

Cinder


  • Author : Marissa Meyer
  • Publisher : Feiwel & Friends
  • Release Date : 2012-01-03
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466800113

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Cinder Excerpt :

The #1 New York Times Bestselling Series! Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth's fate hinges on one girl. . . . Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. She's a second-class citizen with a mysterious past, reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister's illness. But when her life becomes intertwined with the handsome Prince Kai's, she suddenly finds herself at the center of an intergalactic struggle, and a forbidden attraction. Caught between duty and freedom, loyalty and betrayal, she must uncover secrets about her past in order to protect her world's future. Marissa Meyer on Cinder, writing, and leading men Which of your characters is most like you? I wish I could say that I'm clever and mechanically-minded like Cinder, but no—I can't fix anything. I'm much more like Cress, who makes a brief cameo in Cinder and then takes a more starring role in the third book. She's a romantic and a daydreamer and maybe a little on the naïve side—things that could be said about me too—although she does find courage when it's needed most. I think we'd all like to believe we'd have that same inner strength if we ever needed it. Where do you write? I have a home office that I've decorated with vintage fairy tale treasures that I've collected (my favorite is a Cinderella cookie jar from the forties) and NaNoWriMo posters, but sometimes writing there starts to feel too much like work. On those days I'll write in bed or take my laptop out for coffee or lunch. If you were stranded on a desert island, which character from Cinder would you want with you? Cinder, definitely! She has an internet connection in her brain, complete with the ability to send and receive comms (which are similar to e-mails). We'd just have enough time to enjoy some fresh coconut before we were rescued. The next book in the Lunar Chronicles

The Tale of Terror Book
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

The Tale of Terror


  • Author : Edith Birkhead
  • Publisher : The Floating Press
  • Release Date : 2012-06-01
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 211
  • ISBN 10 : 9781775459835

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The Tale of Terror Excerpt :

If you're a true fan of horror fiction, don't miss scholar Edith Birkhead's classic survey of the origins of the genre, The Tale of Terror. Focusing on the early roots of horror in the Romantic and Victorian eras, this comprehensive study offers compelling insight and analysis of well-known tales and obscure gems alike.

The Night Voyage Book

The Night Voyage


  • Author : Daria Song
  • Publisher : Watson-Guptill
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: Coloring books
  • Pages : 80
  • ISBN 10 : 9780399579042

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The Night Voyage Excerpt :

"Originally published in Korea as The Present by The Angle Books Co., Ltd., Seoul, in 2015"--Page 2.

Pinocchio  the Tale of a Puppet Book
Score: 4
From 7 Ratings

Pinocchio the Tale of a Puppet


  • Author : Carlo Collodi
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2011-02
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 140
  • ISBN 10 : 1603033939

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Pinocchio the Tale of a Puppet Excerpt :

Pinocchio, The Tale of a Puppet follows the adventures of a talking wooden puppet whose nose grew longer whenever he told a lie and who wanted more than anything else to become a real boy.As carpenter Master Antonio begins to carve a block of pinewood into a leg for his table the log shouts out, "Don't strike me too hard!" Frightened by the talking log, Master Cherry does not know what to do until his neighbor Geppetto drops by looking for a piece of wood to build a marionette. Antonio gives the block to Geppetto. And thus begins the life of Pinocchio, the puppet that turns into a boy.Pinocchio, The Tale of a Puppet is a novel for children by Carlo Collodi is about the mischievous adventures of Pinocchio, an animated marionette, and his poor father and woodcarver Geppetto. It is considered a classic of children's literature and has spawned many derivative works of art. But this is not the story we've seen in film but the original version full of harrowing adventures faced by Pinnocchio. It includes 40 illustrations.

The King in Yellow Book

The King in Yellow


  • Author : Robert William Chambers
  • Publisher : Library of Alexandria
  • Release Date : 2020-09-28
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781465608925

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The King in Yellow Excerpt :

Toward the end of the year 1920 the Government of the United States had practically completed the programme, adopted during the last months of President Winthrop's administration. The country was apparently tranquil. Everybody knows how the Tariff and Labour questions were settled. The war with Germany, incident on that country's seizure of the Samoan Islands, had left no visible scars upon the republic, and the temporary occupation of Norfolk by the invading army had been forgotten in the joy over repeated naval victories, and the subsequent ridiculous plight of General Von Gartenlaube's forces in the State of New Jersey. The Cuban and Hawaiian investments had paid one hundred per cent and the territory of Samoa was well worth its cost as a coaling station. The country was in a superb state of defence. Every coast city had been well supplied with land fortifications; the army under the parental eye of the General Staff, organized according to the Prussian system, had been increased to 300,000 men, with a territorial reserve of a million; and six magnificent squadrons of cruisers and battle-ships patrolled the six stations of the navigable seas, leaving a steam reserve amply fitted to control home waters. The gentlemen from the West had at last been constrained to acknowledge that a college for the training of diplomats was as necessary as law schools are for the training of barristers; consequently we were no longer represented abroad by incompetent patriots. The nation was prosperous; Chicago, for a moment paralyzed after a second great fire, had risen from its ruins, white and imperial, and more beautiful than the white city which had been built for its plaything in 1893. Everywhere good architecture was replacing bad, and even in New York, a sudden craving for decency had swept away a great portion of the existing horrors. Streets had been widened, properly paved and lighted, trees had been planted, squares laid out, elevated structures demolished and undergroun

Daydreams Coloring Book Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Daydreams Coloring Book


  • Author : Hanna Karlzon
  • Publisher : Daydream Coloring Series
  • Release Date : 2016-07-20
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN 10 : 1423645561

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Daydreams Coloring Book Excerpt :

New and old adherents to the coloring phenomenon will fall in love with Daydreams Coloring Bookwith 85 intricate illustrations: delicate flowers, buzzing bees, storybook homes, regal portraits, and more. Stirred by the nature that surrounds her in her native northern Sweden, Hanna Karlzon finds inspiration from her mother’s garden and childhood memories, playing in the forest or in fields of flowers. Her dreamlike elements of a Swedish summer will lull anyone into a coloring daydream.

Little  Big Book
Score: 4
From 51 Ratings

Little Big


  • Author : John Crowley
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2012-05-22
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 576
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062124043

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Little Big Excerpt :

John Crowley's masterful Little, Big is the epic story of Smoky Barnable, an anonymous young man who travels by foot from the City to a place called Edgewood—not found on any map—to marry Daily Alice Drinkawater, as was prophesied. It is the story of four generations of a singular family, living in a house that is many houses on the magical border of an otherworld. It is a story of fantastic love and heartrending loss; of impossible things and unshakable destinies; and of the great Tale that envelops us all. It is a wonder.

What Country Is This   See and Learn Coloring Book  Book

What Country Is This See and Learn Coloring Book


  • Author : Jupiter Kids
  • Publisher : Jupiter Kids (Childrens & Kids Fiction)
  • Release Date : 2015-07-31
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 44
  • ISBN 10 : 1682129004

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What Country Is This See and Learn Coloring Book Excerpt :

Learning country flags is an effective introduction to children's geography. Coloring flags is a fun but highly precise activity that will get your child learning about colors, tracing shapes and all the while, getting more curious about the country too! Unlike other coloring activities, this one requires accuracy so you will be able to gauge your child's level of attention and memory. Buy a copy today!

Children Books Book

Children Books


  • Author : Liz Doolittle
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2015-05
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 58
  • ISBN 10 : 1514352001

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Children Books Excerpt :

These are the magic stories of RUMPLESTILTSKIN, THE FROG PRINCE, and THE UNGRATEFUL SON told in rhymes and beautiful illustrations for your delight. The Grimm stories are a collection of German fairy tales first published in 1812 by the Grimm brothers, Jacob, and Wilhelm. These stories have certainly endured the test of time and keep delighting our children. For more than 200 years, millions of children have enjoyed and learned with these tales. Perhaps no other stories possess as much power to enchant, delight, and surprise as those penned by the immortal Brothers Grimm. In this edition, your children will enjoy three classic tales now told in catchy rhymes and beautiful modern illustrations. Enjoy the reading! Each story has a moral for educating your children with entertainment.

The Job Blower Book

The Job Blower


  • Author : Melinda De Ross
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2016-06-11
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 236
  • ISBN 10 : 1523210990

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The Job Blower Excerpt :

A ROMANTIC COMEDY THAT WILL BLOW YOUR SOCKS OFF! Camilla Jackson is an ordinary young woman with an extraordinary knack for attracting disaster. When she is fired from her job as a secretary at a law firm, she realizes she has no idea what she wants to do next. Every job she does land ends up tragi-comically.But when she meets the drop-dead-gorgeous journalist, Carter Evans, her life seems to brighten. Until she discovers that he hides some very deep and painful scars.So will Camilla help him heal and, in the process, find her own way?THE JOB BLOWER is a lighthearted, laugh-out-loud Romantic Comedy, the kind of book that you will keep in your bookshelf and reread to brighten your days and steam up your nights.The Bookish & Sexy collection is a compilation of chick-lit/romantic-comedy stories featuring sexy bookish women, who don't realize how appealing they are...The books can be read in any order.

The Book of Five Rings  Annotated  Book

The Book of Five Rings Annotated


  • Author : Musashi Miyamoto
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-05-03
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 52
  • ISBN 10 : 9798744745509

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The Book of Five Rings Annotated Excerpt :

The Book of Five Rings is a text on kenjutsu and the martial arts in general, written by the Japanese swordsman Miyamoto Musashi around 1643.Written over three centuries ago by a Samurai warrior, the book has been hailed as a limitless source of psychological insight for businessmen-or anyone who relies on strategy and tactics for outwitting the competition.

Probably the Best Country on Earth  A Tale of Twos Countries  Peoples  Destinies  A Personal Journey of Learning by an American in Sweden Book

Probably the Best Country on Earth A Tale of Twos Countries Peoples Destinies A Personal Journey of Learning by an American in Sweden


  • Author : James Michael Wine
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2011-10
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 346
  • ISBN 10 : 9197969524

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Probably the Best Country on Earth A Tale of Twos Countries Peoples Destinies A Personal Journey of Learning by an American in Sweden Excerpt :

James Michael Wine weaves a personal journey of learning, at turns humorous, political, poetic and insightful, as he claims that Sweden is probably the best country on Earth. Love brought him to the North, but it was the use of "Sweden" as a code word for something notorious or evil during the 2008 US presidential election - which no doubt will be used again in 2012 - that triggered this book. Digging through his life in the two cultures for reasons behind this code, Wine comes across a Swedish fact so mind-boggling to his American mind that it compels him to explore this moment on the planet and how each country grapples with the momentous challenges never before faced by civilization.