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Firebirds Rising: An Anthology of Original Science Fiction and Fantasy

This star studded follow up to the acclaimed Firebirds contains riveting original stories by some of today s masters of science fiction and fantasy including Fancesca Lia Block Alan Dean Foster Diana Wynne Jones and Tanith Lee


Firebirds: An Anthology of Original Fantasy and Science Fiction

Firebirds is more than simply an anthology it is a celebration of wonderful writing It gathers together sixteen original stories by some of today s finest writers of fantasy and science fiction Together they have won virtually every major prize from the National Book Award to the World Fantasy Award to the Newbery Medal and have made best seller lists worldwide These authors including Lloyd Alexander i The Chronicles of Prydain i Diana Wynne Jones i The Merlin Conspiracy i Garth Nix i The Abhorsen Trilogy i Patricia A McKillip i Ombria in Shadow i Meredith Ann Pierce i The Darkangel Trilogy i and Nancy Farmer i The House of the Scorpion i each with his or her own inimitable style tell stories that will entertain provoke startle amuse and resonate long after the last page has been turned The writers featured in Firebirds all share a connection to Firebird Books an imprint that is dedicated to publishing the best fantasy and science fiction for teenage and adult readers


Caramel Flava: The Eroticanoir.com Anthology

Zane the queen of erotic fiction and publisher of Strebor Books an imprint of Atria Books Simon amp Schuster presents the second in a series of collections of great erotic fiction Based on the Featured Erotica section of her website Eroticanoir com which gets more than three million hits a year from around the world these sensual tales handpicked by Zane are sure to please her fans br br These stories are written specifically with both African American and Latino readers in mind but they are for all people because as Zane always states Sensuality is universal Among the contributors are names already familiar to readers of erotica such as Tracee A Hanna Teresa Lamai Michelle De Leon Naleighna Kai William Fredrick Cooper and of course Zane as well as emerging voices such as Pat Tucker James W Lewis and Nikki Sinclair br br Zane always selects stories that turn her on and she guarantees they will turn you on also These storytellers take risks The stories are unique and creative The contributors to this book are great at what they do making readers hot br br b A todos los amantes del mundo br No importa el color de su piel la pasi n es universal br To all the lovers in the world br No matter what your skin color passion is universal b


A Valentine Anthology

What does Valentine s Day mean to you Sappy cards and silly chocolates Squeezing in a stolen moment with your husband when the kids aren t looking Finding or returning to that one true love For Omnific Publishing s romance writers Valentine s Day is everything from steamy nights with fantasy men to rekindling the flame of romance often lost in the hectic pace of day to day life


The Norton Anthology of Short Fiction


A Book of Luminous Things: An International Anthology of Poetry

b A collection of poems from writers around the world selected and edited by Nobel laureate Czeslaw Milosz b Czes aw Mi osz s i A Book of Luminous Things i his personal selection of poems from the past and present is a testament to the stunning varieties of human experience offered up so that we may see the myriad ways that experience can be shared in words and images Mi osz provides a preface to each of these poems divided into thematic and often beguiling sections such as Travel History and The Secret of a Thing that make the reading as instructional as it is inspirational and remind us how powerfully poetry can touch our minds and hearts br


Breathless: An Anthology

Authors bring you stories that will leave you BREATHLESS br br b a href https www goodreads com book show Broken and Screwed title Broken and Screwed rel nofollow Broken and Screwed a b by Tijan Alexandra is left broken after her brother dies The only person who makes her forget is his best friend Jesse Hunt but he s the one person she shouldn t be with He knows some secrets that could destroy what s left of her br br b a href https www goodreads com book show Shattered Ties title Shattered Ties rel nofollow Shattered Ties a b by K A Robinson br br b a href https www goodreads com book show A Peek Beyond the Consequences title A Peek Beyond the Consequences rel nofollow A Peek Beyond the Consequences a b by a href https www goodreads com author show Aleatha Romig title Aleatha Romig rel nofollow Aleatha Romig a Anthony Rawlings is a man most women love to hate or hate to love Domineering yet caring demanding yet sensual he s truly an enigma but can he be the one Claire needs and deserves Will she ever truly find happiness with the man who stole her life but gave her the world For a glimpse into the future take a Peek Beyond the Consequences a novella br br b a href https www goodreads com book show Before Lucky title Before Lucky rel nofollow Before Lucky a b by JS Cooper br br b THE O INTENTION b By a href https www goodreads com author show Skyla Madi title Skyla Madi rel nofollow Skyla Madi a Take note ladies Not all men with full lips and a killer smile know how to bed a woman When Jesse O Ryan walked into the bar my hunt for a crazy one night stand had come to an end I wanted all of him but when I got him it wasn t at all what I expected br br br b THE CAGING Week One b by a href https www goodreads com author show Sarah Dosher title Sarah Dosher rel nofollow Sarah Dosher a You stole me away caged me in darkness and said I had one year to love you or I d never be free The first week was the hardest I refused be locked in a Cage br br b a href https www goodreads com book show Damian title Damian rel nofollow Damian a b by Jessica Wood br br b BREAK ME NO MORE b by a href https www goodreads com author show Crystal Spears title Crystal Spears rel nofollow Crystal Spears a My love is so deep that at times I overdose on him My addiction is unshakable unbreakable unhealthy br br b FAMOUS b by a href https www goodreads com author show Kahlen Aymes title Kahlen Aymes rel nofollow Kahlen Aymes a Ever wonder what The Remembrance Trilogy would be like on film Superstar Caden Carlisle and ing nue Brooklyn Halloway come from different worlds and are thrown together on set only to discover an intense connection neither can battle as they bring Ryan and Julia to life br br b LOST IN US a Lost in You Novella b by a href https www goodreads com author show Heidi McLaughlin title Heidi McLaughlin rel nofollow Heidi McLaughlin a Life is supposed to be about following your dreams taking risks and getting lost in love I have my dream job Hadley is definitely a risk Getting lost in love with her is the easiest thing I ve ever done br br b a href https www goodreads com book show Very Bad Things title Very Bad Things rel nofollow Very Bad Things a b by Ilsa Madden Mills Plus bonus scene set in the future Nora Blakely is a Texas beauty queen who seems to have it all But when secrets come out she s hellbent on pushing the limits with alcohol drugs and meaningless sex Guitarist Leo Tate is hotter than hell and a dirty talker From the moment they meet sparks fly and skeletons come out of the closet Welcome to Briarcrest Academy br br b UNCOVERED Part One b by a href https www goodreads com author show Emily Snow Books title Emily Snow Books rel nofollow Emily Snow Books a After a mysterious phone call Gemma Emerson decides to change her identity to figure out the circumstances behind her father s death But when she finds herself being drawn in by the man who was once her stepbrother she realizes just how flawed her plans are


Monstrous Affections: An Anthology of Beastly Tales

b Fifteen top voices in speculative fiction explore the intersection of fear and love in a haunting at times hilarious darkly imaginative volume b br br Predatory kraken that sing with and for their kin band members and betrayed friends who happen to be demonic harpies as likely to attract as to repel Welcome to a world where humans live side by side with monsters from vampires both nostalgic and bumbling to an eight legged alien who makes tea Here you ll find mercurial forms that burrow into warm fat spectral boy toys a Maori force of nature a landform that claims lives and an architect of hell on earth Through these and a few monsters that defy categorization some of today s top young adult authors explore ambition and sacrifice loneliness and rage love requited and avenged and the boundless potential for connection even across extreme borders br br With Monstrous Stories By br M T Anderson br Paolo Bacigalupi br Nathan Ballingrud br Holly Black br Sarah Rees Brennan br Cassandra Clare br Nalo Hopkinson br Dylan Horrocks br Nik Houser br Alice Sola Kim br Kathleen Jennings br Joshua Lewis br Kelly Link br Patrick Ness br G Carl Purcell


No Gods No Masters: An Anthology of Anarchism

The first English translation of Gu rin s monumental anthology of anarchism published here in one volume It details a vast array of unpublished documents letters debates manifestos reports impassioned calls to arms and reasoned analysis the history organization and practice of the movement its theorists advocates and activists the great names and the obscure towering legends and unsung heroes br br This definitive anthology portrays anarchism as a sophisticated ideology whose nuances and complexities highlight the natural desire for freedom in all of us The classical texts will re establish anarchism as both an intellectual and practical force to be reckoned with Includes writings by Emma Goldman Kropotkin Berkman Bakunin Proudhon and Malatesta br br b Daniel Gu rin b was the author of i Anarchism From Theory to Practice i br br b In Oakland California on March a fire destroyed the AK Press warehouse along with several other businesses Please consider visiting the AK Press website to learn more about the fundraiser to help them and their neighbors b br br br br


Shadows Beneath: The Writing Excuses Anthology

From the Hugo Award winning hosts of the Writing Excuses writing advice show comes a collection of all new stories of the fantastic with beautiful illustrations and a behind the scenes look at each story s creation br br Brandon Sanderson s Sixth of the Dusk set in his Cosmere universe shared by the Mistborn books and the New York Times bestselling Stormlight Archive showcases a society on the brink of technological change On the deadly island of Patji where predators can sense the thoughts of their prey a lone trapper discovers that the island is not the only thing out to kill him br br Mary Robinette Kowal s A Fire in the Heavens is a powerful tale of a refugee seeking to the near mythical homeland her oppressed people left centuries ago When Katin discovers the role the eternal moon occupies in the Center Kingdom and the nature of the society under its constant light she may find enemies and friends in unexpected places br br Dan Wells s I E Demon features an Afghanistan field test of a piece of technology that is supposed to handle improvised explosive devices Or so the engineers have told the EOD team that will be testing it exactly what it does and how it does it are need to know and the grunts don t need to know Until suddenly the need arises br br Howard Tayler s An Honest Death stars the security team for the CEO of a biotech firm about to release the cure for old age When an intruder appears and then vanishes from the CEO s office the bodyguards must discover why he is lying to them about his reason for pressing the panic button br br For years the hosts of Writing Excuses have been offering tips on brainstorming drafting workshopping and revision and now they offer an exhaustive look at the entire process Not only does Shadows Beneath have four beautifully illustrated fantastic works of fiction but it also includes transcripts of brainstorming and workshopping sessions early drafts of the stories essays about the stories creation and details of all the edits made between the first and final drafts br br Come for the stories by award winning authors stay for the peek behind the creative curtain


The Fierce Reads Anthology

This anthology includes short stories from five fierce young adult authors Inside you ll find a magical mermaid tale from Anna Banks a fantastical Russian influenced story from Leigh Bardugo an electric thriller from Jennifer Bosworth a post apocalyptic drama from Emmy Laybourne and a cybernetic fairytale from Marissa Meyer This free anthology will give you an exciting taste of the fierceness of these authors debut novels br br This anthology contains the following stories br Legacy Lost by Anna Banks br The Witch of Duva by Leigh Bardugo br Prophet by Jennifer Bosworth br Dress Your Marines in White by Emmy Laybourne br Glitches by Marissa Meyer


The Merchant of Venice: A Broadview Anthology of British Literature Edition

The Merchant of Venice is one of Shakespeare s most popular comedies but it remains deeply controversial The text may seem anti Semitic yet repeatedly in performance it has revealed a contrasting nature Shylock though vanquished in the law court often triumphs in the theatre In his intensity he can dominate the play challenging abrasively its romantic and lyrical affirmations What results is a bitter sweet drama br br Though The Merchant of Venice offers some of the traditional pleasures of romantic comedy it also exposes the operations of prejudice Thus Shakespeare remains our contemporary


Silk: An Anthology

Eleven of your favorite authors New York Times USA Today bestselling and more br br Eleven men who will be put to the test when it comes to love br br One epic anthology br br Meet the men br br Ryland Dare The Edge of Darkness A privileged boy living a life of lies br br Reid Connely Let Love In A gorgeous and darkly mysterious college senior who understands pain all too well br br Deacon Chastain A Blue Tale A guitar player saved from a path of destruction by his rock idol and the music he creates br br Connor Simpson Next to Forever A fianc who seems to have it all until he s faced with one of the toughest decisions of his life br br Brett Walker Trusting You A one night stand who wants more finds himself put to the test when his past threatens his future br br Adam Hill Remembering Joy A brooding and strangely charming film student set on revenge finds love where he least expects it br br Ryan Campbell Falling An abuse survivor living in a world of his own creation so he doesn t have to feel br br Harrison James My Unexpected Forever A single dad with few expectations other than raising his son and making some music along the way until the unexpected happens br br Adam Burke Better An adventurer who works just enough to fund his next circle around the globe gets an opportunity he can t refuse The only catch He won t be traveling alone this time br br Luke Matthews Love In Between A guitar player grieving the loss of his fianc e after a tragic car accident no longer believes in love br br Jonathan Statham Mid Life Love A self made billionaire and CEO of Statham Industries used to getting whatever he wants whenever he wants br br Find out their stories in these eleven previously released full length novels about regret revenge forgiveness and ultimately love br br b a href https www goodreads com book show The Edge of Darkness title The Edge of Darkness rel nofollow The Edge of Darkness a b by Melissa Andrea br b a href https www goodreads com book show Let Love In title Let Love In rel nofollow Let Love In a b by Melissa Collins br b a href https www goodreads com book show A Blue Tale title A Blue Tale rel nofollow A Blue Tale a b by Sarah Dosher br b a href https www goodreads com book show Next to Forever title Next to Forever rel nofollow Next to Forever a b by S Moose br b a href https www goodreads com book show Trusting You title Trusting You rel nofollow Trusting You a b by L P Dover br b a href https www goodreads com book show Remembering Joy title Remembering Joy rel nofollow Remembering Joy a b by Jenni Moen br b a href https www goodreads com book show Falling title Falling rel nofollow Falling a b by E K Blair br b a href https www goodreads com book show My Unexpected Forever title My Unexpected Forever rel nofollow My Unexpected Forever a b by Heidi McLaughlin br b a href https www goodreads com book show Better title Better rel nofollow Better a b by Carey Heywood br b a href https www goodreads com book show Love in Between title Love in Between rel nofollow Love in Between a b by Sandi Lynn br b Mid Life Love b by Whitney G br br Mature subject matter and not intended for those under the age of br


Rewired: The Post-Cyberpunk Anthology

Following the rapid evolution of cyberpunk from Bruce Sterling and William Gibson into the current millennium this vivid anthology welcomes a new generation of exciting writers to take the genre in new and unexpected directions Cyberpunk freewheels with punk rock energy careening between the internet bioengineering and international politics its influence saturating entertainment and the mass media Drawing on the traditions of the pioneering cyberpunk manifesto i Mirrorshades i each story delves into the gritty world of technological change Legendary i Mirrorshades i editor and contributor Bruce Sterling is back alongside such cutting edge writers as Cory Doctorow Jonathan Lethem Gwyneth Jones Hal Duncan Charles Stross and Pat Cadigan br br With a daring introduction from James Patrick Kelly and John Kessel editors of the controversial i Feeling Very Strange The Slipstream Anthology i this collection is an exhilarating snapshot of a vibrant literary movement br br Contents br br Introduction Hacking Cyberpunk by James Patrick Kelly and John Kessel br br Bicycle Repairman by Bruce Sterling br Lobsters by Charles Stross br The Voluntary State by Christopher Rowe br When Sysadmins Rules the Earth by Cory Doctorow br The Wedding Album by David Marusek br Two Dreams on Trains by Elizabeth Bear br Yeyuka by Greg Egan br Red Sonja and Lessingham in Dreamland by Gwyneth Jones br Sterling Kessel Correspondence br How We Got in Town and out Again by Jonathan Lethem br Search Engine by Mary Rosenblum br The Dog Said Bow Wow by Michael Swanwick br The Calorie Man By Paolo Bagciaglupi br The Final Remake of The Return of Little Latin Larry With a Completely Remastered Soundtrack by Pat Cadigan br What s Up Tiger Lily by Paul Di Filippo br Daddy s World by Walter Jon Williams br Thirteen Views of a Cardboard City by William Gibson br br


Luney Tales (Anthologies, #1)

Luney Tales is a motley assortment of short stories focused on various themes and genres such as political satire science fiction humor and religion br br Included but not limited to Murder and mayhem at a daycare center suicidal robots in the near future familiar lucid nightmares and the journal entries of a prisoner from an upcoming trilogy br br The title of the first novel from the trilogy will be Power Man Reign br br Cover art by John Holland Graphic Design


An Anthology: 365 Readings

In this collection selected by C S Lewis are selections from MacDonald s inspiring and challenging writings


In the Buddha's Words: An Anthology of Discourses from the Pali Canon

The works of the Buddha can feel vast and it is sometimes difficult for even longtime students to know where to look especially since the Buddha never explicitly defined the framework behind his teachings Designed to provide just such a framework i In the Buddha s Words i is an anthology of the Buddha s works that has been specifically compiled by a celebrated scholar and translator For easy reference the book is arrayed in ten thematic sections ranging from The Human Condition to Mastering the Mind to The Planes of Realization Each section comes with introductions notes and essays to help beginners and experts alike draw greater meaning from the Buddha s words The book also features a general introduction by the author that fully lays out how and why he has arranged the Buddha s teachings in this volume This thoughtful compilation is a valuable resource for both teachers and those who want to read the Buddha on their own


The Marcus Aurelius Anthology: The Meditations

Marcus Aurelius was Emperor of Rome from AD until AD and is remembered as the last of the Five Good Emperors and also one of the most important of the Stoic school of philosophers br br Meditations was originally titled To Myself and was not intended to be made widely read but was rather written by Marcus Aurelius for his own edification It was written in Greek whilst on Campaign between and and is still revered as a literary monument to the ideas of service and duty br br Over the years the book has been listed as a favourite by public figures as diverse as Frederick the Great Goethe John Stewart Mill Bill Clinton and Wen Jiabao br br This unexpurgated anthology has been compiled by a target blank href http www Bybliotech org rel nofollow www Bybliotech org a and optimised for e readers It includes an active table of contents for ease of navigation and features unique illustrations as frontispieces for the individual books in the anthology


A Personal Anthology

After almost a half a century of scrupulous devotion to his art Jorge Luis Borges personally compiled this anthology of his work short stories essays poems and brief mordant sketches which in Borges s hands take on the dimensions of a genre unique in modern letters Some of this material had not previously been published in book form English title A Personal Anthology


Extraordinary Engines: The Definitive Steampunk Anthology

Extraordinary Engines The Definitive Steampunk Anthology assembles original stories by some of the genre s foremost writers Edited by Nick Gevers this collection includes brand new stories from some of science fiction and fantasy s foremost writers


Killer Year: A Criminal Anthology

div div Killer Year is a group of debut crime mystery suspense authors whose books will be published in The graduating class includes such rising stars as Robert Gregory Browne Toni McGee Causey Marcus Sakey Derek Nikitas Marc Lecard JT Ellison Brett Battles Jason Pinter Bill Cameron Sean Chercover Patry Francis Gregg Olsen and David White Each of the short stories displaying their talents are introduced by their Killer Year mentors some of which include bestselling authors Lee Child Tess Gerritsen and Jeffrey Deaver with additional stories by Ken Bruen Allison Brennan and Duane Swierczynski Bestselling authors Laura Lippman and MJ Rose contribute insightful essays Inside you ll read about a small time crook in over his head a story told backwards with a heroine not to be messed with a tale of boys and the trouble they will get into over a girl and many more stories of the highest caliber in murder mayhem and sheer entertainment This amazing anthology edited by the grandmaster Lee Child is sure to garner lots of attention and keep readers coming back for more div div br br Includes br br Introduction by by Lee Child br The class of co opetition by by M J Rose br Perfect gentleman by by Brett Battles br Killing justice by by Allison Brennan br Bottom deal by by Robert Gregory Brown br Time of the green by by Ken Bruen br Slice of pie by by Bill Cameron br A failure to communicate by by Toni McGee Causey br One serving of bad luck by by Sean Chercover br Prodigal me by by J T Ellison br The only word I know in Spanish by by Patry Francis br Teardown by by Marc Lecard br Runaway by by Derek Nikitas br The crime of my life by by Gregg Olsen br The point guard by by Jason Pinter br Gravity and need by by Marcus Sakey br Death runs faster by by Duane Swierczynski br Righteous son by by Dave White br Coda by by Laura Lippman br The travellin show by Douglas Hutcheson br Edison s dead men by Ed Turner


On the Other Hand: The Little Anthology of Big Questions

A straight from the shoulder look at life in which the author asks some awkward questions we might prefer to swat away like an annoying fly Questions like Who am I What is this life about What is the mind Why do we resist change These are the questions we lock away in a tall tower like some inconvenient relative whose lost her marbles and become an embarrassment to the family Perhaps you ve been asking comfortable questions and avoiding the hard hitting ones preferring to hide away from them and pretend they don t exist We hope someone somewhere will put it all right for us They won t br br This book is not for the faint of heart as it brings you face to face with yoursel but not the one you see when you look in the mirror If you ve locked yourself up in protective custody and thrown away the key this book could well pick the lock and let you out again if you re ready to be let out There s something wonderful to discover if we care to take a look If you re prepared to be honest when thinking about the questions raised in this book and to be your own harshest critic then pop over to the cash desk or place it in your basket online and go for it You re not alone and help is always available far closer than you can imagine br br Unlike my other books i On The Other Hand i is not illustrated


Home Girls: A Black Feminist Anthology

The pioneering anthology i Home Girls i features writings by Black feminists and lesbian activists on topics both provocative and profound Since its initial publication in it has become an essential text on Black women s lives and writings This edition features an updated lists of contributor biographies and an all new preface that provides a fresh assessment of how Black women s lives have changed or not since the book was first published br br Includes br br For a godchild Regina on the occasion of her first love by Toi Derricotte br The damned by Toi Derricotte br Hester s song by Toi Derricotte br The sisters by Alexis De Veaux br Debra by Michelle T Clinton br If I could write this in fire I would write this in fire by Michelle Cliff br The blood yes the blood a conversation by Cenen and Barbara Smith br Something Latino was up with us by Spring Redd br I used to think by Chirlane McCray br The black back ups by Kate Rushin br Home by Barbara Smith br Under the days the buried life and poetry of Angelina Weld Grimk by Akasha Gloria Hull br The black lesbian in American literature an overview by Ann Allen Shockley br Artists without art form by Renita Weems br I ve been thinking of Diana Sands by Patricia Jones br A cultural legacy denied and discovered black lesbians in fiction by women by Jewelle L Gomez br What it is I think she s doing anyhow a reading of Toni Cade Bambara s The salt eaters by Akasha Gloria Hull br Tar beach by Audre Lorde br Before I dress and soar again by Donna Allegra br LeRoy s birthday by Raymina Y Mays br The wedding by Beverly Smith br Maria de las Rosas by Becky Birtha br Miss Esther s land by Barbara A Banks br The failure to transform homophobia in the black community by Cheryl Clarke br Where will you be by Pat Parker br Among the things that use to be by Willie M Coleman br From sea to shining sea by June Jordan br Women of summer by Cheryl Clarke br The tired poem last letter from a typical unemployed black professional woman by Kate Rushin br Shoes are made for walking by Shirley O Steele br Billy de Lye by Deidre McCalla br The Combahee River Collective statement by Combahee River Collective br Black macho and black feminism by Linda C Powell br Black lesbianbyfeminist organizing a conversation by Tania Abdulahad et al br For strong women by Michelle T Clinton br The black goddess by Kate Rushin br Women s spirituality a household act by Luisah Teish br Only justice can stop a curse by Alice Walker br Coalition politics turning the century by Bernice Johnson Reagon


The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Volume 1: The Middle Ages through the Restoration & the Eighteenth Century


The Anglo-Saxon World: An Anthology

b i Beowulf The Battle of Maldon The Dream of the Rood The Wanderer i and i The Seafarer i are among the greatest surviving Anglo Saxon poems b br br These and many other treasures are included in i The Anglo Saxon World i chronicles laws and letters charters and charms and above all superb poems Here is a word picture of a people who came to these islands as pagans and yet within two hundred years had become Christians to such effect that England was the centre of missionary endeavour and for a time the heart of European civilization br br Kevin Crossley Holland places poems and prose in context with his skillful interpretation of the Anglo Saxon world his translations have been widely acclaimed and of i Beowulf i the poet Charles Causley has written the poem has at last found its translator


Taming The Vampire Anthology

Featuring OVER All New Alpha Vampire Tales from NYT USA Today and National Bestselling Authors br Limited Time Boxed Set br br From sinfully sexy charismatic bad boys with a thirst for more than blood to toe curling hotties with rough edges just waiting to be tamed these vampire tales will burn the pages and melt your heart Over of today s top selling authors have come together to form a collection that is filled with magic mystery mayhem and most importantly happily ever afters br br Anthology Includes Vampires Nightwalkers Werewolves amp Shifters Immortal Slayers Hunters Demons amp Devils Paranormal amp Urban Military Alpha Male Fae Genetic Engineering Psychics Telepathy Witches amp Wizards Contemporary Ghosts Romantic Comedy Romantic Suspense Special Forces Dragons Demons Billionaires Magic Fantasy Futuristic Historical Angels Blue Collar Gargoyles Valkyrie Berserker Multicultural Norse Mythology Dark Magic Vampire Hunters Vampire Slayer Dhamphir Bikers BBW Time Travel Motorcycle Club Friends to Lovers and so much more br br Mandy M Roth Midnight Echoes ties to the Immortal Ops Series World br Michelle M Pillow Tribes of the Vampire Novella br Jennifer Ashley Immortals Forbidden Taste br Charlene Hartnady A Mate for Brynn A Novella br Teresa Gabelman The Enforcer br Celia Kyle Love Bite br Kristen Painter The Vampire s True Love Trials Nocturne Falls br Colleen Gleason Immortal Glamour Gotham Hollywood Series br Yasmine Galenorn Blood Music Bewitching Bedlam br P Jameson Breaking the Skin br V Vaughn Hart Attack br Carmen Caine Highlander Blood Moon br Marie Mason Being Naughty With the Vampire br Mina Carter Vampire s Kiss br Deanna Chase Bite of Betrayal Billionaire Blood Bonds br Emma Storm Twice Bitten Once Tamed br Patricia A Rasey Preacher Sons of Sangue br Alyssa Day William s Witch A Cardinal Witches novella br Caridad Pineiro Dare to Love The Calling is Reborn Vampire Novels br Erin Kellison Until Dawn A Dragons of Bloodfire World Novella br Laurie London Unraveled by Blood A Sweetblood World Novella br Selene Charles Fae Bridge Over Troubled Waters br Chloe Cole Conquered New England Nightwalkers br Elle Thorne Inescapable Only After Dark br Tasha Black Nobody s Home A Tarker s Hollow Tale br JC Andrijeski Black Blood A Quentin Black Mystery Story br Jaide Fox Blood Fever Shadowmere Legacies br Tracey H Kitts Love me Hard Tris Grima Series


Situationist International Anthology

Literary Nonfiction Politics Critical Theory Art In a few European avant garde groups came together to form the Situationist International Picking up where the dadaists and surrealists had left off the situationists challenged people s passive conditioning with carefully calculated scandals and the playful tactic of detournement Seeking a more extreme social revolution than was dreamed of by most leftists they developed an incisive critique of the global spectacle commodity system and of its Communist pseudo opposition and their new methods of agitation helped trigger the May revolt in France Since then although the SI itself was dissolved in situationist theories and tactics have continued to inspire radical currents all over the world The SITUATIONIST INTERNATIONAL ANTHOLOGY generally recognized as the most comprehensive and accurately translated collection of situationist writings in English presents a rich variety of articles leaflets graffiti and internal documents ranging from early experiments in psychogeography to lucid analyses of the Watts riot the Vietnam War the Prague Spring the Chinese Cultural Revolution and other crises and upheavals of the sixties For this new edition the translations have all been fine tuned and over pages of new material have been added


Literary Theory: An Anthology

This anthology of classic and cutting edge statements in literary theory has now been updated to include recent influential texts in the areas of Ethnic Studies Postcolonialism and International Studies br br A definitive collection of classic statements in criticism and new theoretical work from the past few decades All the major schools and methods that make up the dynamic field of literary theory are represented from Formalism to Postcolonialism Enables students to familiarise themselves with the most recent developments in literary theory and with the traditions from which these new theories derive


Queen Victoria’s Book of Spells: An Anthology of Gaslamp Fantasy

Gaslamp Fantasy or historical fantasy set in a magical version of the nineteenth century has long been popular with readers and writers alike A number of wonderful fantasy novels including Stardust by Neil Gaiman Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke and The Prestige by Christopher Priest owe their inspiration to works by nineteenth century writers ranging from Jane Austen the Bront s and George Meredith to Charles Dickens Anthony Trollope and William Morris And of course the entire steampunk genre and subculture owes more than a little to literature inspired by this period br br Queen Victoria s Book of Spells is an anthology for everyone who loves these works of neo Victorian fiction and wishes to explore the wide variety of ways that modern fantasists are using nineteenth century settings characters and themes These approaches stretch from steampunk fiction to the Austen and Trollope inspired works that some critics call Fantasy of Manners all of which fit under the larger umbrella of Gaslamp Fantasy The result is eighteen stories by experts from the fantasy horror mainstream and young adult fields including both bestselling writers and exciting new talents such as Elizabeth Bear James Blaylock Jeffrey Ford Ellen Kushner Tanith Lee Gregory Maguire Delia Sherman and Catherynne M Valente who present a bewitching vision of a nineteenth century invested or cursed with magic br br strong The Line up strong br em Queen Victoria s Book of Spells em by Delia Sherman br em The Fairy Enterprise em by Jeffrey Ford br em From the Catalogue of the Pavilion of the Uncanny and Marvelous Scheduled for Premiere at the Great Exhibition Before the Fire em by Genevieve Valentine br em The Memory Book em by Maureen McHugh br em La Reine D Enfer em by Kathe Koja br em Briar Rose em by Elizabeth Wein br em The Governess em by Elizabeth Bear br em Smithfield em by James P Blaylock br em The Unwanted Women of Surrey em by Kaaron Warren br em Charged em by Leanna Renee Hieber br em Mr Splitfoot em by Dale Bailey br em Phosphorus em by Veronica Schanoes br em We Without Us Were Shadows em by Catherynne M Valente br em The Vital Importance of the Superficial em by Ellen Kushner and Caroline Stevermer br em The Jewel in the Toad Queen s Crown em by Jane Yolen br em A Few Twigs He Left Behind em by Gregory Maguire br em Their Monstrous Minds em by Tanith Lee br em Estella Saves the Village em by Theodora Goss


Aesop's Fables: An Anthology Of Aesop's Animal Fables

The fables of Aesop have become one of the most enduring traditions of European culture ever since they were first written down nearly two millennia ago Aesop was reputedly a tongue tied slave who miraculously received the power of speech From his legendary storytelling came the collections of prose and verse fables scattered throughout Greek and Roman literature First published in English by Caxton in the fables and their morals continue to charm modern readers Who does not know the story of the tortoise and the hare or the boy who cried wolf They are two of the many fables from Aesop made legendary by time


Firebirds Rising: An Anthology of Original Science Fiction and Fantasy

This star studded follow up to the acclaimed Firebirds contains riveting original stories by some of today s masters of science fiction and fantasy including Fancesca Lia Block Alan Dean Foster Diana Wynne Jones and Tanith Lee


Firebirds: An Anthology of Original Fantasy and Science Fiction

Firebirds is more than simply an anthology it is a celebration of wonderful writing It gathers together sixteen original stories by some of today s finest writers of fantasy and science fiction Together they have won virtually every major prize from the National Book Award to the World Fantasy Award to the Newbery Medal and have made best seller lists worldwide These authors including Lloyd Alexander i The Chronicles of Prydain i Diana Wynne Jones i The Merlin Conspiracy i Garth Nix i The Abhorsen Trilogy i Patricia A McKillip i Ombria in Shadow i Meredith Ann Pierce i The Darkangel Trilogy i and Nancy Farmer i The House of the Scorpion i each with his or her own inimitable style tell stories that will entertain provoke startle amuse and resonate long after the last page has been turned The writers featured in Firebirds all share a connection to Firebird Books an imprint that is dedicated to publishing the best fantasy and science fiction for teenage and adult readers


Caramel Flava: The Eroticanoir.com Anthology

Zane the queen of erotic fiction and publisher of Strebor Books an imprint of Atria Books Simon amp Schuster presents the second in a series of collections of great erotic fiction Based on the Featured Erotica section of her website Eroticanoir com which gets more than three million hits a year from around the world these sensual tales handpicked by Zane are sure to please her fans br br These stories are written specifically with both African American and Latino readers in mind but they are for all people because as Zane always states Sensuality is universal Among the contributors are names already familiar to readers of erotica such as Tracee A Hanna Teresa Lamai Michelle De Leon Naleighna Kai William Fredrick Cooper and of course Zane as well as emerging voices such as Pat Tucker James W Lewis and Nikki Sinclair br br Zane always selects stories that turn her on and she guarantees they will turn you on also These storytellers take risks The stories are unique and creative The contributors to this book are great at what they do making readers hot br br b A todos los amantes del mundo br No importa el color de su piel la pasi n es universal br To all the lovers in the world br No matter what your skin color passion is universal b


A Valentine Anthology

What does Valentine s Day mean to you Sappy cards and silly chocolates Squeezing in a stolen moment with your husband when the kids aren t looking Finding or returning to that one true love For Omnific Publishing s romance writers Valentine s Day is everything from steamy nights with fantasy men to rekindling the flame of romance often lost in the hectic pace of day to day life


The Norton Anthology of Short Fiction


A Book of Luminous Things: An International Anthology of Poetry

b A collection of poems from writers around the world selected and edited by Nobel laureate Czeslaw Milosz b Czes aw Mi osz s i A Book of Luminous Things i his personal selection of poems from the past and present is a testament to the stunning varieties of human experience offered up so that we may see the myriad ways that experience can be shared in words and images Mi osz provides a preface to each of these poems divided into thematic and often beguiling sections such as Travel History and The Secret of a Thing that make the reading as instructional as it is inspirational and remind us how powerfully poetry can touch our minds and hearts br


Breathless: An Anthology

Authors bring you stories that will leave you BREATHLESS br br b a href https www goodreads com book show Broken and Screwed title Broken and Screwed rel nofollow Broken and Screwed a b by Tijan Alexandra is left broken after her brother dies The only person who makes her forget is his best friend Jesse Hunt but he s the one person she shouldn t be with He knows some secrets that could destroy what s left of her br br b a href https www goodreads com book show Shattered Ties title Shattered Ties rel nofollow Shattered Ties a b by K A Robinson br br b a href https www goodreads com book show A Peek Beyond the Consequences title A Peek Beyond the Consequences rel nofollow A Peek Beyond the Consequences a b by a href https www goodreads com author show Aleatha Romig title Aleatha Romig rel nofollow Aleatha Romig a Anthony Rawlings is a man most women love to hate or hate to love Domineering yet caring demanding yet sensual he s truly an enigma but can he be the one Claire needs and deserves Will she ever truly find happiness with the man who stole her life but gave her the world For a glimpse into the future take a Peek Beyond the Consequences a novella br br b a href https www goodreads com book show Before Lucky title Before Lucky rel nofollow Before Lucky a b by JS Cooper br br b THE O INTENTION b By a href https www goodreads com author show Skyla Madi title Skyla Madi rel nofollow Skyla Madi a Take note ladies Not all men with full lips and a killer smile know how to bed a woman When Jesse O Ryan walked into the bar my hunt for a crazy one night stand had come to an end I wanted all of him but when I got him it wasn t at all what I expected br br br b THE CAGING Week One b by a href https www goodreads com author show Sarah Dosher title Sarah Dosher rel nofollow Sarah Dosher a You stole me away caged me in darkness and said I had one year to love you or I d never be free The first week was the hardest I refused be locked in a Cage br br b a href https www goodreads com book show Damian title Damian rel nofollow Damian a b by Jessica Wood br br b BREAK ME NO MORE b by a href https www goodreads com author show Crystal Spears title Crystal Spears rel nofollow Crystal Spears a My love is so deep that at times I overdose on him My addiction is unshakable unbreakable unhealthy br br b FAMOUS b by a href https www goodreads com author show Kahlen Aymes title Kahlen Aymes rel nofollow Kahlen Aymes a Ever wonder what The Remembrance Trilogy would be like on film Superstar Caden Carlisle and ing nue Brooklyn Halloway come from different worlds and are thrown together on set only to discover an intense connection neither can battle as they bring Ryan and Julia to life br br b LOST IN US a Lost in You Novella b by a href https www goodreads com author show Heidi McLaughlin title Heidi McLaughlin rel nofollow Heidi McLaughlin a Life is supposed to be about following your dreams taking risks and getting lost in love I have my dream job Hadley is definitely a risk Getting lost in love with her is the easiest thing I ve ever done br br b a href https www goodreads com book show Very Bad Things title Very Bad Things rel nofollow Very Bad Things a b by Ilsa Madden Mills Plus bonus scene set in the future Nora Blakely is a Texas beauty queen who seems to have it all But when secrets come out she s hellbent on pushing the limits with alcohol drugs and meaningless sex Guitarist Leo Tate is hotter than hell and a dirty talker From the moment they meet sparks fly and skeletons come out of the closet Welcome to Briarcrest Academy br br b UNCOVERED Part One b by a href https www goodreads com author show Emily Snow Books title Emily Snow Books rel nofollow Emily Snow Books a After a mysterious phone call Gemma Emerson decides to change her identity to figure out the circumstances behind her father s death But when she finds herself being drawn in by the man who was once her stepbrother she realizes just how flawed her plans are


Monstrous Affections: An Anthology of Beastly Tales

b Fifteen top voices in speculative fiction explore the intersection of fear and love in a haunting at times hilarious darkly imaginative volume b br br Predatory kraken that sing with and for their kin band members and betrayed friends who happen to be demonic harpies as likely to attract as to repel Welcome to a world where humans live side by side with monsters from vampires both nostalgic and bumbling to an eight legged alien who makes tea Here you ll find mercurial forms that burrow into warm fat spectral boy toys a Maori force of nature a landform that claims lives and an architect of hell on earth Through these and a few monsters that defy categorization some of today s top young adult authors explore ambition and sacrifice loneliness and rage love requited and avenged and the boundless potential for connection even across extreme borders br br With Monstrous Stories By br M T Anderson br Paolo Bacigalupi br Nathan Ballingrud br Holly Black br Sarah Rees Brennan br Cassandra Clare br Nalo Hopkinson br Dylan Horrocks br Nik Houser br Alice Sola Kim br Kathleen Jennings br Joshua Lewis br Kelly Link br Patrick Ness br G Carl Purcell


No Gods No Masters: An Anthology of Anarchism

The first English translation of Gu rin s monumental anthology of anarchism published here in one volume It details a vast array of unpublished documents letters debates manifestos reports impassioned calls to arms and reasoned analysis the history organization and practice of the movement its theorists advocates and activists the great names and the obscure towering legends and unsung heroes br br This definitive anthology portrays anarchism as a sophisticated ideology whose nuances and complexities highlight the natural desire for freedom in all of us The classical texts will re establish anarchism as both an intellectual and practical force to be reckoned with Includes writings by Emma Goldman Kropotkin Berkman Bakunin Proudhon and Malatesta br br b Daniel Gu rin b was the author of i Anarchism From Theory to Practice i br br b In Oakland California on March a fire destroyed the AK Press warehouse along with several other businesses Please consider visiting the AK Press website to learn more about the fundraiser to help them and their neighbors b br br br br


Shadows Beneath: The Writing Excuses Anthology

From the Hugo Award winning hosts of the Writing Excuses writing advice show comes a collection of all new stories of the fantastic with beautiful illustrations and a behind the scenes look at each story s creation br br Brandon Sanderson s Sixth of the Dusk set in his Cosmere universe shared by the Mistborn books and the New York Times bestselling Stormlight Archive showcases a society on the brink of technological change On the deadly island of Patji where predators can sense the thoughts of their prey a lone trapper discovers that the island is not the only thing out to kill him br br Mary Robinette Kowal s A Fire in the Heavens is a powerful tale of a refugee seeking to the near mythical homeland her oppressed people left centuries ago When Katin discovers the role the eternal moon occupies in the Center Kingdom and the nature of the society under its constant light she may find enemies and friends in unexpected places br br Dan Wells s I E Demon features an Afghanistan field test of a piece of technology that is supposed to handle improvised explosive devices Or so the engineers have told the EOD team that will be testing it exactly what it does and how it does it are need to know and the grunts don t need to know Until suddenly the need arises br br Howard Tayler s An Honest Death stars the security team for the CEO of a biotech firm about to release the cure for old age When an intruder appears and then vanishes from the CEO s office the bodyguards must discover why he is lying to them about his reason for pressing the panic button br br For years the hosts of Writing Excuses have been offering tips on brainstorming drafting workshopping and revision and now they offer an exhaustive look at the entire process Not only does Shadows Beneath have four beautifully illustrated fantastic works of fiction but it also includes transcripts of brainstorming and workshopping sessions early drafts of the stories essays about the stories creation and details of all the edits made between the first and final drafts br br Come for the stories by award winning authors stay for the peek behind the creative curtain


The Fierce Reads Anthology

This anthology includes short stories from five fierce young adult authors Inside you ll find a magical mermaid tale from Anna Banks a fantastical Russian influenced story from Leigh Bardugo an electric thriller from Jennifer Bosworth a post apocalyptic drama from Emmy Laybourne and a cybernetic fairytale from Marissa Meyer This free anthology will give you an exciting taste of the fierceness of these authors debut novels br br This anthology contains the following stories br Legacy Lost by Anna Banks br The Witch of Duva by Leigh Bardugo br Prophet by Jennifer Bosworth br Dress Your Marines in White by Emmy Laybourne br Glitches by Marissa Meyer


The Merchant of Venice: A Broadview Anthology of British Literature Edition

The Merchant of Venice is one of Shakespeare s most popular comedies but it remains deeply controversial The text may seem anti Semitic yet repeatedly in performance it has revealed a contrasting nature Shylock though vanquished in the law court often triumphs in the theatre In his intensity he can dominate the play challenging abrasively its romantic and lyrical affirmations What results is a bitter sweet drama br br Though The Merchant of Venice offers some of the traditional pleasures of romantic comedy it also exposes the operations of prejudice Thus Shakespeare remains our contemporary


Silk: An Anthology

Eleven of your favorite authors New York Times USA Today bestselling and more br br Eleven men who will be put to the test when it comes to love br br One epic anthology br br Meet the men br br Ryland Dare The Edge of Darkness A privileged boy living a life of lies br br Reid Connely Let Love In A gorgeous and darkly mysterious college senior who understands pain all too well br br Deacon Chastain A Blue Tale A guitar player saved from a path of destruction by his rock idol and the music he creates br br Connor Simpson Next to Forever A fianc who seems to have it all until he s faced with one of the toughest decisions of his life br br Brett Walker Trusting You A one night stand who wants more finds himself put to the test when his past threatens his future br br Adam Hill Remembering Joy A brooding and strangely charming film student set on revenge finds love where he least expects it br br Ryan Campbell Falling An abuse survivor living in a world of his own creation so he doesn t have to feel br br Harrison James My Unexpected Forever A single dad with few expectations other than raising his son and making some music along the way until the unexpected happens br br Adam Burke Better An adventurer who works just enough to fund his next circle around the globe gets an opportunity he can t refuse The only catch He won t be traveling alone this time br br Luke Matthews Love In Between A guitar player grieving the loss of his fianc e after a tragic car accident no longer believes in love br br Jonathan Statham Mid Life Love A self made billionaire and CEO of Statham Industries used to getting whatever he wants whenever he wants br br Find out their stories in these eleven previously released full length novels about regret revenge forgiveness and ultimately love br br b a href https www goodreads com book show The Edge of Darkness title The Edge of Darkness rel nofollow The Edge of Darkness a b by Melissa Andrea br b a href https www goodreads com book show Let Love In title Let Love In rel nofollow Let Love In a b by Melissa Collins br b a href https www goodreads com book show A Blue Tale title A Blue Tale rel nofollow A Blue Tale a b by Sarah Dosher br b a href https www goodreads com book show Next to Forever title Next to Forever rel nofollow Next to Forever a b by S Moose br b a href https www goodreads com book show Trusting You title Trusting You rel nofollow Trusting You a b by L P Dover br b a href https www goodreads com book show Remembering Joy title Remembering Joy rel nofollow Remembering Joy a b by Jenni Moen br b a href https www goodreads com book show Falling title Falling rel nofollow Falling a b by E K Blair br b a href https www goodreads com book show My Unexpected Forever title My Unexpected Forever rel nofollow My Unexpected Forever a b by Heidi McLaughlin br b a href https www goodreads com book show Better title Better rel nofollow Better a b by Carey Heywood br b a href https www goodreads com book show Love in Between title Love in Between rel nofollow Love in Between a b by Sandi Lynn br b Mid Life Love b by Whitney G br br Mature subject matter and not intended for those under the age of br


Rewired: The Post-Cyberpunk Anthology

Following the rapid evolution of cyberpunk from Bruce Sterling and William Gibson into the current millennium this vivid anthology welcomes a new generation of exciting writers to take the genre in new and unexpected directions Cyberpunk freewheels with punk rock energy careening between the internet bioengineering and international politics its influence saturating entertainment and the mass media Drawing on the traditions of the pioneering cyberpunk manifesto i Mirrorshades i each story delves into the gritty world of technological change Legendary i Mirrorshades i editor and contributor Bruce Sterling is back alongside such cutting edge writers as Cory Doctorow Jonathan Lethem Gwyneth Jones Hal Duncan Charles Stross and Pat Cadigan br br With a daring introduction from James Patrick Kelly and John Kessel editors of the controversial i Feeling Very Strange The Slipstream Anthology i this collection is an exhilarating snapshot of a vibrant literary movement br br Contents br br Introduction Hacking Cyberpunk by James Patrick Kelly and John Kessel br br Bicycle Repairman by Bruce Sterling br Lobsters by Charles Stross br The Voluntary State by Christopher Rowe br When Sysadmins Rules the Earth by Cory Doctorow br The Wedding Album by David Marusek br Two Dreams on Trains by Elizabeth Bear br Yeyuka by Greg Egan br Red Sonja and Lessingham in Dreamland by Gwyneth Jones br Sterling Kessel Correspondence br How We Got in Town and out Again by Jonathan Lethem br Search Engine by Mary Rosenblum br The Dog Said Bow Wow by Michael Swanwick br The Calorie Man By Paolo Bagciaglupi br The Final Remake of The Return of Little Latin Larry With a Completely Remastered Soundtrack by Pat Cadigan br What s Up Tiger Lily by Paul Di Filippo br Daddy s World by Walter Jon Williams br Thirteen Views of a Cardboard City by William Gibson br br


Luney Tales (Anthologies, #1)

Luney Tales is a motley assortment of short stories focused on various themes and genres such as political satire science fiction humor and religion br br Included but not limited to Murder and mayhem at a daycare center suicidal robots in the near future familiar lucid nightmares and the journal entries of a prisoner from an upcoming trilogy br br The title of the first novel from the trilogy will be Power Man Reign br br Cover art by John Holland Graphic Design


An Anthology: 365 Readings

In this collection selected by C S Lewis are selections from MacDonald s inspiring and challenging writings


In the Buddha's Words: An Anthology of Discourses from the Pali Canon

The works of the Buddha can feel vast and it is sometimes difficult for even longtime students to know where to look especially since the Buddha never explicitly defined the framework behind his teachings Designed to provide just such a framework i In the Buddha s Words i is an anthology of the Buddha s works that has been specifically compiled by a celebrated scholar and translator For easy reference the book is arrayed in ten thematic sections ranging from The Human Condition to Mastering the Mind to The Planes of Realization Each section comes with introductions notes and essays to help beginners and experts alike draw greater meaning from the Buddha s words The book also features a general introduction by the author that fully lays out how and why he has arranged the Buddha s teachings in this volume This thoughtful compilation is a valuable resource for both teachers and those who want to read the Buddha on their own


The Marcus Aurelius Anthology: The Meditations

Marcus Aurelius was Emperor of Rome from AD until AD and is remembered as the last of the Five Good Emperors and also one of the most important of the Stoic school of philosophers br br Meditations was originally titled To Myself and was not intended to be made widely read but was rather written by Marcus Aurelius for his own edification It was written in Greek whilst on Campaign between and and is still revered as a literary monument to the ideas of service and duty br br Over the years the book has been listed as a favourite by public figures as diverse as Frederick the Great Goethe John Stewart Mill Bill Clinton and Wen Jiabao br br This unexpurgated anthology has been compiled by a target blank href http www Bybliotech org rel nofollow www Bybliotech org a and optimised for e readers It includes an active table of contents for ease of navigation and features unique illustrations as frontispieces for the individual books in the anthology


A Personal Anthology

After almost a half a century of scrupulous devotion to his art Jorge Luis Borges personally compiled this anthology of his work short stories essays poems and brief mordant sketches which in Borges s hands take on the dimensions of a genre unique in modern letters Some of this material had not previously been published in book form English title A Personal Anthology


Extraordinary Engines: The Definitive Steampunk Anthology

Extraordinary Engines The Definitive Steampunk Anthology assembles original stories by some of the genre s foremost writers Edited by Nick Gevers this collection includes brand new stories from some of science fiction and fantasy s foremost writers


Killer Year: A Criminal Anthology

div div Killer Year is a group of debut crime mystery suspense authors whose books will be published in The graduating class includes such rising stars as Robert Gregory Browne Toni McGee Causey Marcus Sakey Derek Nikitas Marc Lecard JT Ellison Brett Battles Jason Pinter Bill Cameron Sean Chercover Patry Francis Gregg Olsen and David White Each of the short stories displaying their talents are introduced by their Killer Year mentors some of which include bestselling authors Lee Child Tess Gerritsen and Jeffrey Deaver with additional stories by Ken Bruen Allison Brennan and Duane Swierczynski Bestselling authors Laura Lippman and MJ Rose contribute insightful essays Inside you ll read about a small time crook in over his head a story told backwards with a heroine not to be messed with a tale of boys and the trouble they will get into over a girl and many more stories of the highest caliber in murder mayhem and sheer entertainment This amazing anthology edited by the grandmaster Lee Child is sure to garner lots of attention and keep readers coming back for more div div br br Includes br br Introduction by by Lee Child br The class of co opetition by by M J Rose br Perfect gentleman by by Brett Battles br Killing justice by by Allison Brennan br Bottom deal by by Robert Gregory Brown br Time of the green by by Ken Bruen br Slice of pie by by Bill Cameron br A failure to communicate by by Toni McGee Causey br One serving of bad luck by by Sean Chercover br Prodigal me by by J T Ellison br The only word I know in Spanish by by Patry Francis br Teardown by by Marc Lecard br Runaway by by Derek Nikitas br The crime of my life by by Gregg Olsen br The point guard by by Jason Pinter br Gravity and need by by Marcus Sakey br Death runs faster by by Duane Swierczynski br Righteous son by by Dave White br Coda by by Laura Lippman br The travellin show by Douglas Hutcheson br Edison s dead men by Ed Turner


On the Other Hand: The Little Anthology of Big Questions


Home Girls: A Black Feminist Anthology

The pioneering anthology i Home Girls i features writings by Black feminists and lesbian activists on topics both provocative and profound Since its initial publication in it has become an essential text on Black women s lives and writings This edition features an updated lists of contributor biographies and an all new preface that provides a fresh assessment of how Black women s lives have changed or not since the book was first published br br Includes br br For a godchild Regina on the occasion of her first love by Toi Derricotte br The damned by Toi Derricotte br Hester s song by Toi Derricotte br The sisters by Alexis De Veaux br Debra by Michelle T Clinton br If I could write this in fire I would write this in fire by Michelle Cliff br The blood yes the blood a conversation by Cenen and Barbara Smith br Something Latino was up with us by Spring Redd br I used to think by Chirlane McCray br The black back ups by Kate Rushin br Home by Barbara Smith br Under the days the buried life and poetry of Angelina Weld Grimk by Akasha Gloria Hull br The black lesbian in American literature an overview by Ann Allen Shockley br Artists without art form by Renita Weems br I ve been thinking of Diana Sands by Patricia Jones br A cultural legacy denied and discovered black lesbians in fiction by women by Jewelle L Gomez br What it is I think she s doing anyhow a reading of Toni Cade Bambara s The salt eaters by Akasha Gloria Hull br Tar beach by Audre Lorde br Before I dress and soar again by Donna Allegra br LeRoy s birthday by Raymina Y Mays br The wedding by Beverly Smith br Maria de las Rosas by Becky Birtha br Miss Esther s land by Barbara A Banks br The failure to transform homophobia in the black community by Cheryl Clarke br Where will you be by Pat Parker br Among the things that use to be by Willie M Coleman br From sea to shining sea by June Jordan br Women of summer by Cheryl Clarke br The tired poem last letter from a typical unemployed black professional woman by Kate Rushin br Shoes are made for walking by Shirley O Steele br Billy de Lye by Deidre McCalla br The Combahee River Collective statement by Combahee River Collective br Black macho and black feminism by Linda C Powell br Black lesbianbyfeminist organizing a conversation by Tania Abdulahad et al br For strong women by Michelle T Clinton br The black goddess by Kate Rushin br Women s spirituality a household act by Luisah Teish br Only justice can stop a curse by Alice Walker br Coalition politics turning the century by Bernice Johnson Reagon


The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Volume 1: The Middle Ages through the Restoration & the Eighteenth Century


The Anglo-Saxon World: An Anthology

b i Beowulf The Battle of Maldon The Dream of the Rood The Wanderer i and i The Seafarer i are among the greatest surviving Anglo Saxon poems b br br These and many other treasures are included in i The Anglo Saxon World i chronicles laws and letters charters and charms and above all superb poems Here is a word picture of a people who came to these islands as pagans and yet within two hundred years had become Christians to such effect that England was the centre of missionary endeavour and for a time the heart of European civilization br br Kevin Crossley Holland places poems and prose in context with his skillful interpretation of the Anglo Saxon world his translations have been widely acclaimed and of i Beowulf i the poet Charles Causley has written the poem has at last found its translator


Taming The Vampire Anthology

Featuring OVER All New Alpha Vampire Tales from NYT USA Today and National Bestselling Authors br Limited Time Boxed Set br br From sinfully sexy charismatic bad boys with a thirst for more than blood to toe curling hotties with rough edges just waiting to be tamed these vampire tales will burn the pages and melt your heart Over of today s top selling authors have come together to form a collection that is filled with magic mystery mayhem and most importantly happily ever afters br br Anthology Includes Vampires Nightwalkers Werewolves amp Shifters Immortal Slayers Hunters Demons amp Devils Paranormal amp Urban Military Alpha Male Fae Genetic Engineering Psychics Telepathy Witches amp Wizards Contemporary Ghosts Romantic Comedy Romantic Suspense Special Forces Dragons Demons Billionaires Magic Fantasy Futuristic Historical Angels Blue Collar Gargoyles Valkyrie Berserker Multicultural Norse Mythology Dark Magic Vampire Hunters Vampire Slayer Dhamphir Bikers BBW Time Travel Motorcycle Club Friends to Lovers and so much more br br Mandy M Roth Midnight Echoes ties to the Immortal Ops Series World br Michelle M Pillow Tribes of the Vampire Novella br Jennifer Ashley Immortals Forbidden Taste br Charlene Hartnady A Mate for Brynn A Novella br Teresa Gabelman The Enforcer br Celia Kyle Love Bite br Kristen Painter The Vampire s True Love Trials Nocturne Falls br Colleen Gleason Immortal Glamour Gotham Hollywood Series br Yasmine Galenorn Blood Music Bewitching Bedlam br P Jameson Breaking the Skin br V Vaughn Hart Attack br Carmen Caine Highlander Blood Moon br Marie Mason Being Naughty With the Vampire br Mina Carter Vampire s Kiss br Deanna Chase Bite of Betrayal Billionaire Blood Bonds br Emma Storm Twice Bitten Once Tamed br Patricia A Rasey Preacher Sons of Sangue br Alyssa Day William s Witch A Cardinal Witches novella br Caridad Pineiro Dare to Love The Calling is Reborn Vampire Novels br Erin Kellison Until Dawn A Dragons of Bloodfire World Novella br Laurie London Unraveled by Blood A Sweetblood World Novella br Selene Charles Fae Bridge Over Troubled Waters br Chloe Cole Conquered New England Nightwalkers br Elle Thorne Inescapable Only After Dark br Tasha Black Nobody s Home A Tarker s Hollow Tale br JC Andrijeski Black Blood A Quentin Black Mystery Story br Jaide Fox Blood Fever Shadowmere Legacies br Tracey H Kitts Love me Hard Tris Grima Series


Situationist International Anthology

Literary Nonfiction Politics Critical Theory Art In a few European avant garde groups came together to form the Situationist International Picking up where the dadaists and surrealists had left off the situationists challenged people s passive conditioning with carefully calculated scandals and the playful tactic of detournement Seeking a more extreme social revolution than was dreamed of by most leftists they developed an incisive critique of the global spectacle commodity system and of its Communist pseudo opposition and their new methods of agitation helped trigger the May revolt in France Since then although the SI itself was dissolved in situationist theories and tactics have continued to inspire radical currents all over the world The SITUATIONIST INTERNATIONAL ANTHOLOGY generally recognized as the most comprehensive and accurately translated collection of situationist writings in English presents a rich variety of articles leaflets graffiti and internal documents ranging from early experiments in psychogeography to lucid analyses of the Watts riot the Vietnam War the Prague Spring the Chinese Cultural Revolution and other crises and upheavals of the sixties For this new edition the translations have all been fine tuned and over pages of new material have been added


Literary Theory: An Anthology

This anthology of classic and cutting edge statements in literary theory has now been updated to include recent influential texts in the areas of Ethnic Studies Postcolonialism and International Studies br br A definitive collection of classic statements in criticism and new theoretical work from the past few decades All the major schools and methods that make up the dynamic field of literary theory are represented from Formalism to Postcolonialism Enables students to familiarise themselves with the most recent developments in literary theory and with the traditions from which these new theories derive


Queen Victoria’s Book of Spells: An Anthology of Gaslamp Fantasy

Gaslamp Fantasy or historical fantasy set in a magical version of the nineteenth century has long been popular with readers and writers alike A number of wonderful fantasy novels including Stardust by Neil Gaiman Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke and The Prestige by Christopher Priest owe their inspiration to works by nineteenth century writers ranging from Jane Austen the Bront s and George Meredith to Charles Dickens Anthony Trollope and William Morris And of course the entire steampunk genre and subculture owes more than a little to literature inspired by this period br br Queen Victoria s Book of Spells is an anthology for everyone who loves these works of neo Victorian fiction and wishes to explore the wide variety of ways that modern fantasists are using nineteenth century settings characters and themes These approaches stretch from steampunk fiction to the Austen and Trollope inspired works that some critics call Fantasy of Manners all of which fit under the larger umbrella of Gaslamp Fantasy The result is eighteen stories by experts from the fantasy horror mainstream and young adult fields including both bestselling writers and exciting new talents such as Elizabeth Bear James Blaylock Jeffrey Ford Ellen Kushner Tanith Lee Gregory Maguire Delia Sherman and Catherynne M Valente who present a bewitching vision of a nineteenth century invested or cursed with magic br br strong The Line up strong br em Queen Victoria s Book of Spells em by Delia Sherman br em The Fairy Enterprise em by Jeffrey Ford br em From the Catalogue of the Pavilion of the Uncanny and Marvelous Scheduled for Premiere at the Great Exhibition Before the Fire em by Genevieve Valentine br em The Memory Book em by Maureen McHugh br em La Reine D Enfer em by Kathe Koja br em Briar Rose em by Elizabeth Wein br em The Governess em by Elizabeth Bear br em Smithfield em by James P Blaylock br em The Unwanted Women of Surrey em by Kaaron Warren br em Charged em by Leanna Renee Hieber br em Mr Splitfoot em by Dale Bailey br em Phosphorus em by Veronica Schanoes br em We Without Us Were Shadows em by Catherynne M Valente br em The Vital Importance of the Superficial em by Ellen Kushner and Caroline Stevermer br em The Jewel in the Toad Queen s Crown em by Jane Yolen br em A Few Twigs He Left Behind em by Gregory Maguire br em Their Monstrous Minds em by Tanith Lee br em Estella Saves the Village em by Theodora Goss


Aesop's Fables: An Anthology Of Aesop's Animal Fables

The fables of Aesop have become one of the most enduring traditions of European culture ever since they were first written down nearly two millennia ago Aesop was reputedly a tongue tied slave who miraculously received the power of speech From his legendary storytelling came the collections of prose and verse fables scattered throughout Greek and Roman literature First published in English by Caxton in the fables and their morals continue to charm modern readers Who does not know the story of the tortoise and the hare or the boy who cried wolf They are two of the many fables from Aesop made legendary by time