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Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer

One of New York Times Top Books of Dwight Garner br br Captivating By turns edgy moving and hilarious Farm City marks the debut of a striking new voice in American writing Michael Pollan author of The Omnivore s Dilemma and Food Rules br br When Novella Carpenter captivated by the idea of backyard self sufficiency as the daughter of two back to the earth hippies moves to a ramshackle house in inner city Oakland and discovers a weed choked garbage strewn abandoned lot next door she closes her eyes and pictures heirloom tomatoes a beehive and a chicken coop br br What starts out as a few egg laying chickens leads to turkeys geese and ducks And not long after along came two pound pigs And no these charming and eccentric animals aren t pets Novella is raising these animals for dinner br br An unforgettably charming memoir full of hilarious moments fascinating farmer s tips and a great deal of heart Farm City offers a beautiful mediation on what we give up to live the way we do today


Dragon's Oath (House of Night Novellas, #1)

div div div div p i The first in an enthralling new mini series of novellas from the bestselling authors of the House of Night Dragon s Oath tells the story behind the House of Night s formidable fencing instructor the love that will transform him and the promise that will haunt him i p div p In early th century England long before he s a professor at the Tulsa House of Night Bryan Lankford is a troublesome yet talented human teen who thinks he can get away with anything until his father a wealthy nobleman has finally had enough and banishes him to America When Bryan is Marked on the docks and given the choice between the London House of Night and the dragon prowed ship to America he chooses the Dragon and a brand new fate p p Becoming a Fledgling may be exciting but it opens a door to a dangerous world In s St Louis the Gateway to the West Dragon Lankford becomes a Sword Master and soon realizes there are both frightening challenges and beautiful perks Like Anastasia the captivating young Professor of Spells and Rituals at the Tower Grove House of Night who really should have nothing to do with a fledgling p p But when a dark power threatens Dragon is caught in its focus Though his uncanny fighting skills make him a powerful fledgling is he strong enough to ward off evil while protecting Anastasia as well Will his choices save her or destroy them all p p p div div div div div


Lenobia's Vow (House of Night Novellas, #2)

div p The second in the enthralling new mini series of novellas from the bestselling authors of the House of Night i Lenobia s Vow i tells the gripping story behind the House of Night s enigmatic riding instructor and one of Zoey s closest allies against evil p div p The House of Night is an international publishing sensation with almost million books in print and an incredible weeks on the i New York Times i bestseller list the series has taken the world by storm Now the excitement continues as the Cast mother daughter duo shares the back stories of a few of the House of Night s most important and mysterious characters The second of the House of Night Novellas brings us Lenobia the strong beautiful horseback riding instructor who guides Zoey through some of her darkest hours and has a dark secret buried in her own past p p In a small southern town at the turn of the century young Lenobia is developing into a beautiful young woman with ideas of her own But when she is Marked as a fledgling vampyre her world turns upside down and she is drawn to the musical streets of New Orleans There she learns of the city s dark underbelly ruled by powerful black magic As Lenobia experiences her first love and loss and discovers a passion for horses to sustain her she must come face to face with Darkness itself And she may not escape without scars p div div


Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills

What should you think Who should you believe Could you be deceiving yourself These are questions that all critical thinkers of any age must constantly ask themselves br br There is no more important skill in today s world than being able to think about understand and act on information in a way that is both effective and responsible Critical thinking transforms you from a passive member of society into an active participant in the ideas and issues of the day It empowers you to better understand nearly every single aspect of everyday life from health and nutrition to science and technology to philosophical and spiritual belief systems br br What s more At no point in human history have we had access to so much information with such relative ease as we do in the st century Information is literally everywhere around you in newspapers and magazines on the radio and television and across the Internet But as the amount of information out there increases so too does the amount of misinformation So it s more important than ever before to become a better critical thinker someone who can analyze and construct arguments and arrive at more sound more informed opinions And the key to success lies in br br understanding the neuroscience behind how our thinking works and goes wrong br mastering the fundamental skills behind logic reasoning and argumentation br avoiding common pitfalls and errors in thinking such as logical fallacies and biases and br knowing how to distinguish good science from pseudoscience br All this and more you can find in the rewarding lectures of Your Deceptive Mind A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills Dr Steven Novella of the Yale School of Medicine an academic neurologist award winning instructor and public educator equips you with the knowledge and techniques you need to become a savvier sharper critical thinker in your professional and personal life By immersing yourself in the science of cognitive biases and critical thinking and by learning how to think about thinking a practice known as metacognition you ll gain concrete lessons for doing so more critically more intelligently and more successfully than ever before br br Explore the Inner Workings of Critical Thinking br br Our brains according to Dr Novella are our greatest strength as critical thinkers But they can also be the source of many weaknesses and impairments in critical thought In Your Deceptive Mind you ll take a closer look at the neuroscientific details of critical thinking and how the often unfamiliar ways in which our brains are hardwired can distract and prevent us from getting to the truth of a particular matter br br The neuroscience of critical thinking Approach the act of thinking not as some abstract concept but as an action rooted deep within your brain In clear easy to understand language Dr Novella takes you deep inside this powerful organ to examine how you form beliefs perceive your surroundings and remember events br Biases and problems in critical thinking The key to success as a critical thinker lies in understanding the range of biases and problems that can stand in the way of reason and truth You ll encounter and learn how to deftly sidestep fallacies such as retrofitting of evidence collective wish fulfillment reliance on factoids and ad hominem arguments br Science and pseudoscience Knowing how to separate science the foundation of critical thought from pseudoscience is of the utmost importance to any well rounded critical thinker Here you ll investigate common examples of pseudoscience that surround us every day from the denial of established evidence to the belief in grand conspiracies br Along the way you ll sample a range of illuminating case studies experiments and observations from nutrition science technology mass culture and even politics all of which vividly illustrate the core components of and threats to responsible critical thinking These include br br how purported sightings of UFOs ghosts and Bigfoot are in reality plagued by a host of cognitive flaws that also reveal secrets about how we all make sense of unexplainable events br how functional MRI scans have demonstrated that different parts of our brain work together to construct an aggregate consciousness and sense of reality br how a radio broadcast of The War of the Worlds so easily incited mass hysteria in listeners and actually convinced them that an alien invasion was at hand and br how reactions to the assassination of President John F Kennedy illustrate the inherent tendency in human beings to fall into the cognitive trap of grand conspiracies br Unpack the Critical Thinker s Toolbox br br Throughout Your Deceptive Mind Professor Novella provides you with a critical thinker s toolbox that you can use to better assess the quality of information or to make a more informed decision br br The smaller the scientific study the greater you should be concerned about the potential for statistical noise Larger scientific studies are often needed for the random effects to average out so that a more reliable answer can be arrived at br While it s important to remember that emotions have an influence on an individual s thought processes it s dangerous to completely deny them when analyzing information or trying to make an informed decision br Learn to be comfortable with the uncertainty of the world The truth is that there is no single guarantee of legitimacy when it comes to scientific information only solid indicators of legitimacy br Be particularly on guard when dealing with controversial subjects frequently covered in the media The more controversial a topic the greater the chances are that information about that topic is skewed in one direction or another br These invaluable tips techniques and strategies are only a few of what you ll find in these lectures br br And that s not all Your Deceptive Mind s greatest strength lies in Professor Novella s delivery and engagement with the material In addition to being a master teacher he is an expert on critical thinking and its intersection with science President and cofounder of the New England Skeptical Society and the host of its award winning show The Skeptic s Guide to the Universe Professor Novella has dedicated himself to increasing the public s ability to use critical thinking skills to better navigate the mass of information and misinformation in today s highly mediated world br br And the world is only going to get more and more saturated with information So take the initiative and become better prepared to make sense of it all with this intriguing and rewarding course While these lectures can t read the news or make decisions for you they ll undoubtedly give you the concrete knowledge for doing so more intelligently br br About Your Professor br br Dr Steven Novella is an academic neurologist at the Yale School of Medicine He earned his M D from Georgetown University and completed his residency training in neurology at Yale University Dr Novella is active in both clinical research and in medical education at every level including patients the public medical students and health professionals br br An expert in neuroscience Dr Novella focuses his practice on neuromuscular disorders and headache His personal blog NeuroLogica Blog is considered one of the top neuroscience blogs and covers issues in neuroscience as well as the intersection of science with the media and society Dr Novella is also the founder and senior editor of Science Based Medicine a medical blog dedicated to promoting the highest standards of basic and clinical science in medical practice br br Dr Novella is president and cofounder of the New England Skeptical Society a nonprofit educational organization designed to promote science and reason As the host and producer of the organization s award winning science show The Skeptics Guide to the Universe Dr Novella explores the latest scientific discoveries the presentation of science in the mainstream media and public understanding and attitudes toward science


Neferet's Curse (House of Night Novellas, #3)

b The White City b In turn of the century Chicago with the World s Fair bringing bustle and excitement to her home city sixteen year old Emily Wheiler should be reveling in her youthful beauty and the excitement around her But her whole life changed when her mother died leaving her to be the Lady of Wheiler House Her father a powerful bank president is at the center of an important social hub for the booming young city and he needs Emily to do everything her mother would have to be a good hostess and make sure the mansion runs smoothly br br As Emily uneasily tries to replace her mother she also longs for more for love and a life of her own When a handsome young man notices her at one of her father s parties it seems that her hopes may finally be coming true Until her father forbids her to see him or any other man and starts revealing a darkly violent side that even he can t understand br br At last afraid for her life and with nowhere to turn Emily is Marked by a vampyre and brought to the Chicago House of Night where she begins a magickal new life that should allow the wounds from her past to heal But as she gains strength and a powerful new name she carries a dark need to wreak vengeance on the man she trusted most br br b From victim to High Priestess beautiful young woman to powerful seductress Neferet s journey begins in NEFERET S CURSE from authors P C Cast and Kristin Cast b


The Diving Pool: Three Novellas

From Akutagawa Award winning author Yoko Ogawa comes a haunting trio of novellas about love fertility obsession and how even the most innocent gestures may contain a hairline crack of cruel intent A lonely teenage girl falls in love with her foster brother as she watches him leap from a high diving board into a pool a peculiar infatuation that sends unexpected ripples through her life A young woman records the daily moods of her pregnant sister in a diary taking meticulous note of a pregnancy that may or may not be a hallucination but whose hallucination is it hers or her sister s A woman nostalgically visits her old college dormitory on the outskirts of Tokyo a boarding house run by a mysterious triple amputee with one leg br br Hauntingly spare beautiful and twisted i The Diving Pool i is a disquieting and at times darkly humorous collection of novellas about normal people who suddenly discover their own dark possibilities


Hollyleaf's Story (Warriors Novellas)

When Hollyleaf disappeared in the tunnels by the Lake ThunderClan believed she was gone forever But her adventure was only beginning br br Lost and lonely Hollyleaf soon meets a mysterious cat named Fallen Leaves who teaches her how to live in the tunnels Hollyleaf tries to be happy but she can t help wondering if leaving her Clanmates was the right choice Hollyleaf knows she s a ThunderClan cat at heart but can she ever truly go back


Suspended Sentences: Three Novellas

Although originally published separately Patrick Modiano s three novellas form a single compelling whole haunted by the same gauzy sense of place and characters Modiano draws on his own experiences blended with the real or invented stories of others to present a dreamlike autobiography that is also the biography of a place Orphaned children mysterious parents forgotten friends enigmatic strangers each appears in this three part love song to a Paris that no longer exists In this superb English language translation of i Afterimage i i Suspended Sentences i and i Flowers of Ruin i Mark Polizzotti captures not only Modiano s distinctive narrative voice but also the matchless grace and spare beauty of his prose br br Shadowed by the dark period of the Nazi Occupation these novellas reveal Modiano s fascination with the lost obscure or mysterious a young person s confusion over adult behavior the repercussions of a chance encounter the search for a missing father the aftershock of a fatal affair To read Modiano s trilogy is to enter his world of uncertainties and the almost accidental way in which people find their fates


Gone Feral: Tracking My Dad Through the Wild

b u Elizabeth Gilbert author of i The Signature of All Things i and i Eat Pray Love i u br I m so glad Novella Carpenter has written this book The resulting journey is both brave and honest b br br u b A i Library Journal i Best Book of b u br br Novella Carpenter picks up the phone one day to receive some disturbing news her father has officially gone missing Carpenter s father George a back to the land homesteader and troubled Korean War veteran has spent decades battling his inner demons while largely absenting himself from his children s lives Though George is ultimately found Carpenter is forced to confront the truth her time with her dad now seventy three years old is limited and the moment to restore their relationship is now i Gone Feral i is the story of Carpenter s search for her parents broken past in the harsh wilds of Idaho br br The story starts in San Miguel de Allende in where Carpenter s free spirited parents meet and fall in love Their whirlwind romance continues through Europe and ends on acres near Idaho s Clearwater River Carpenter and her sister are born into a free roaming childhood but soon the harsh reality of living on the land loneliness backbreaking labor tears the family apart Carpenter s mother packs the girls and heads for the straight life in Washington State while George remains on the ranch tied to the land and his vision of freedom br br In Gone Feral Carpenter now a grown woman leading an untraditional life not unlike her parents raising livestock and growing vegetables in the city finds herself contemplating a family of her own Before that can happen she knows she has to return to Idaho to discover why her father chose this life of solitude She quickly finds that George is not living the principled romantic life she imagined and the truth is more com plicated and dangerous than anything she suspected As she comes to know the real George Carpenter looks to her own life and comes to recognize her father s legacy in their shared love of animals of nature and of the written word their dangerous stubbornness and isolating independence Finally Gone Feral sees the birth of Carpenter s own daughter an experience that teaches that a parent s love is itself a wild thing unknowable fierce and ever changing In reckoning with her past Carpenter clears the road to her future br br Raw funny unsentimental alive with unforgettable characters and pitch perfect dialogue i Gone Feral i marks Carpenter s transformative passage from daughter to mother a wry and rough tale of life lived on the margins and redemption between generations br br u i b San Francisco Chronicle b i u br b R iveting b b Carpenter reminds us that sometimes the self is the thorniest wilderness of all b br br b u i Booklist i u b br Spurred on by a desire to raise a family of her own and decipher the genetic code for either survival or destruction that she might be passing on Carpenter performs a wild pas de deux with the cantankerous George approaching him as one would a wild animal with no trust in humanity Carpenter chronicles her daring quest for understanding and familial continuity in this b sincere and remarkably uninhibited b memoir br


Kalona's Fall (House of Night Novellas, #4)

In KALONA S FALL the shadows in Kalonas past will finally come to light We will learn about the winged immortal s secret history and discover how he went from being the Goddess s Warrior and Guardian to her enemy and betrayer Did Darkness taint Kalona as it did Neferet or has the powerful immortal always preferred power over honor and control over faith This novella will be crucial to fans understanding of Kalona before his role in the explosive final installment of the House of Night REDEEMED


Cloudstar's Journey (Warriors Novellas)

In this original Warriors novella Cloudstar leader of SkyClan has watched over his Clanmates at the edge of the forest for many long seasons But Twolegs are encroaching on SkyClan s land and SkyClan is in danger of being driven away Cloudstar is forced to turn to the other Clans for help but will they be willing to come to SkyClan s rescue


The Most Beautiful Book in the World: Eight Novellas

One of Europe s most popular and best loved authors Eric Emmanuel Schmitt captivates the reader with his spirited buoyant style and enchanting stories that move effortlessly from the everyday to the fantastical The eight stories in this collection his first to be published in English represent some of his best writing and most imaginative storylines from the love story between Balthazar wealthy and successful author and Odette cashier at a supermarket to the tale of a barefooted princess from the moving story of a group of female prisoners in a Soviet gulag to the entertaining portrait of a perennially disgruntled perfectionist Here are eight contemporary fables populated by a cast of extravagant and affecting characters about people in search of happiness Behind each story lies a simple if elusive truth happiness is often right in front of our eyes though we may frequently be blind to it


Tigerclaw's Fury (Warriors Novellas)

In this seventy five page novella from the world of Erin Hunter s nationally bestselling Warriors series discover the story behind Tigerclaw s rise to power as leader of ShadowClan br br Cast out of ThunderClan as a traitor Tigerclaw will not rest until he has his revenge on Bluestar Fireheart and the rest of his former Clanmates But first he must become Tigerstar of ShadowClan br br Readers will be thrilled at this look into the ruthless heart of one of the most infamous cats in the Warriors series


Mistystar's Omen (Warriors Novellas)

A devastating challenge for the new leader of Riverclan When leopardstar loses her ninth life her longtime deputy Mistyfoot steps up to receive her new name Mistystar and lead her clan though a troublesome time But Mistystar is about to discover a shocking secret about Riverclan and her leadership is plunged into crisis as it begins


A Christmas Carol: A Novella

This Bishopston Classics Edition of Charles Dickens s much loved Christmas story is set in point Book Antiqua font The text has been fully revised and formatted for optimum reading pleasure A Christmas Carol remains one of the most popular short stories ever written It has never been out of print


The Essential Urban Farmer

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Collected Novellas

Garc a M rquez has extraordinary strength and firmness of imagination and writes with the calmness of a man who knows exactly what wonders he can perform Alfred Kazin i New York Times Book Review i br p Renowned as a master of magical realism Gabriel Garc a M rquez has long delighted readers around the world with his exquisitely crafted prose Brimming with unforgettable characters and set in exotic locales his fiction transports readers to a world that is at once fanciful haunting and real br p p i Leaf Storm i Gabriel Garc a M rquez s first novella introduces the mythical village of Macondo a desolate town beset by torrents of rain where a man must fulfill a promise made years earlier br p p i No One Writes to the Colonel i is a novella of life in a decaying tropical town in Colombia with an unforgettable central character br p p i Chronicle of a Death Foretold i is a dark and profound story of three people joined together in a fatal act of violence br p p Gabriel Garc a M rquez was born in Colombia in His many books include the novels i One Hundred Years of Solitude i and i Love in the Time of Cholera i He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in p


Maelyn (The Nine Princesses Novellas, #1)

Months later the king returned home and presented his astonished queen with not one but nine baby girls One from each kingdom I visited said the king They are orphans The queen wept joyously at the row of cradles each bearing a sleeping infant After bestowing a kiss on each child s forehead she said Now they are princesses br br br Book Maelyn was not born a princess The king found her as a child the lone survivor of a poor village slaughtered by the Red Fever Suddenly she became a princess of Runa Realm the first of nine orphans adopted by the king br br By her eighteenth year Maelyn rules over Runa and a family of nine sisters But some call the princesses frauds and imposters a handful of urchins raised into royalty Even Uncle Jarrod the High King of Grunwold seems determined to prove that Maelyn no longer deserves to be a princess With a family losing faith in her and a kingdom growing dangerously hostile even Maelyn begins to wonder if she is truly a real princess And if her riches will turn to rags once again br br The Nine Princesses Novellas is a series that chronicles the adventures of an unconventional family of princesses the struggles they face in a kingdom often hostile to their humble origins and the day to day dramas of nine young women whose personalities often clash like swords Fans of Gail Carson Levine and Shannon Hale would enjoy this young adult series Recommended for ages and up For more information go to a target blank href http www anitavalleart com rel nofollow www anitavalleart com a


Valentine's Novella (Hades Hangmen, #2.5)

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First Love and Other Novellas

This new collection brings together i First Love i i The Calamative i i The End i and i The Expelled i these four novellas are among the first major works of Beckett s decision to use French as his language of literary composition Rich in verbal and situational humour they offer a fascinating insight into many of the issues which preoccupied Beckett all his working life As the first novella reveals nobody writes with quite such cruel and unnervingly clever wit as Beckett


The Time Machine: A Science Fiction Novella

The Classic Science Fiction Novella br br The Time Machine br br By H G Wells br br br br Wells had considered the notion of time travel before in a short story titled The Chronic Argonauts This work published in his college newspaper was the foundation for The Time Machine Wells frequently stated that he had thought of using some of this material in a series of articles in the Pall Mall Gazette until the publisher asked him if he could instead write a serial novel on the same theme Wells readily agreed and was paid equal to about today on its publication by Heinemann in which first published the story in serial form in the January to May numbers of The New Review newly under the nominal editorship of W E Henley Henry Holt and Company published the first book edition possibly prepared from a different manuscript on May Heinemann published an English edition on May These two editions are different textually and are commonly referred to as the Holt text and Heinemann text respectively Nearly all modern reprints reproduce the Heinemann text br br The story reflects Wells s own socialist political views his view on life and abundance and the contemporary angst about industrial relations It is also influenced by Ray Lankester s theories about social degeneration and shares many elements with Edward Bulwer Lytton s novel Vril the Power of the Coming Race Other science fiction works of the period including Edward Bellamy s novel Looking Backward and the later film Metropolis dealt with similar themes br br This work is an early example of the Dying Earth subgenre The portion of the novella that sees the Time Traveller in a distant future where the sun is huge and red also places The Time Machine within the realm of Eschatology i e the study of the end times the end of the world and the ultimate destiny of mankind


Heart of Darkness: A Novella

This classic novella by the great Polish English author Joseph Conrad has been specially edited and formatted by Bishopston Publications in point Book Antiqua for optimum reading pleasure


I Will: A Christmas Novella

Andrew Lord Drake has been cut out of his father s will because of his dissolute manner of living To be reinstated Andrew decides to pretend that he has changed his wicked ways br br As part of his plan he wants to convince his father that he is courting a respectable woman with the intention of marrying her The problem is he doesn t know any decent women except for his friend s spinster sister Miss Caroline Hargreaves He blackmails the reluctant Caroline into helping him and so the charade begins


Leafpool's Wish (Warriors Novellas)

In this seventy page digital novella from the world of Erin Hunter s nationally bestselling Warriors series discover the thrilling story behind Leafpool s greatest secret br br Leafpool always knew medicine cats weren t meant for love until she fell for the WindClan warrior Crowfeather Now she s determined to keep their kits a secret But to fool all of ThunderClan she ll need help from her sister Squirrelflight and perhaps even from StarClan br br Warriors Leafpool s Wish also includes teaser chapters of Warriors Dovewing s Silence and Dawn of the Clans The Sun Trail


Raise the Red Lantern: Three Novellas

The brutal realities of the dark places Su Tong depicts in this collection of novellas set in s provincial China worlds of prostitution poverty and drug addiction belie his prose of stunning and simplebeauty The title novella Raise the Red Lantern which became a critically acclaimed film tells the story of Lotus a young woman whose father s suicide forces her to become the concubine of a wealthy merchant Crushed by loneliness despair and cruel treatment Lotus finds her descent into insanity both a weapon and a refuge br br Nineteen Thirty Four Escapes is an account of a family s struggles during one momentous year plagued by disease death and the shady promise of life in a larger town the family slowly disintegrates br br Finally Opium Family details the last years of a landowning clan whose demise is brought about by corruption lust and treachery fruits of the insidious crop they harvest


The River Swimmer: Novellas

Jim Harrison s latest collection of two novellas is Harrison at his most memorable two men one young and one older confronting lost and new love possibilities endings and the encroachment of civilization on nature In The Land of Unlikeness Clive a failed artist divorced and grappling with aging returns to his Michigan family s farmhouse to spell his sister s caregiving of their mother for a month The return to familiar ground provides a groundswell of upheaval in Clive s years long life patterns In The River Swimmer Thad an Upper Peninsula island farm boy struggles to cope with life out of the water and coming of age on dry land The River Swimmer is a porrait of two striking and richly drawn characters written with Harrison s wit and revelatory insight into the human condition


Dovewing's Silence (Warriors Novellas)

In this seventy page novella from the world of Erin Hunter s nationally bestselling Warriors series discover what happened to Dovewing after the events of the fourth Warriors arc Omen of the Stars br br The Dark Forest has been defeated but Dovewing s powers are gone Will she able to adjust to life as an ordinary warrior br br em Warriors Dovewing s Silence em also includes a teaser to em Warriors Super Edition Bramblestar s Storm em


Swamp Bones: A Novella (Temperance Brennan, #16.5)

b Forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan returns in a chilling eBook original novella from i New York Times i bestselling author Kathy Reichs In the prequel to Reichs s upcoming thriller i Bones Never Lie i Tempe takes a much needed vacation but murder follows wherever she goes b br br Although a trip to Florida is supposed to be about rest and relaxation there s no such thing as a day off for Dr Temperance Brennan She has come to visit her friend a dedicated ornithologist who s researching the threat that intrusive Burmese pythons pose to indigenous bird species in the Everglades While sorting through the stomach of an eighteen foot specimen they make a disturbing discovery bones that are unmistakably human And when Tempe spots the telltale signs of murder by a very different kind of predator she s drawn into a case with its roots in the darkest depths of the swamp br br b Features a preview of the highly anticipated new Temperance Brennan novel i Bones Never Lie i b br b b


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Goosefeather's Curse (Warriors Novellas)

In this novella from the world of Erin Hunter s nationally bestselling Warriors series discover how Goosefeather learned of his dark and terrible future br br Goosefeather is destined to be a medicine cat unlike any ThunderClan has ever known but will he ever come to terms with a gift that feels like a curse br br i Warriors Goosefeather s Curse i also includes a teaser to i Warriors Super Edition Bluestar s Prophecy i


Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer

One of New York Times Top Books of Dwight Garner br br Captivating By turns edgy moving and hilarious Farm City marks the debut of a striking new voice in American writing Michael Pollan author of The Omnivore s Dilemma and Food Rules br br When Novella Carpenter captivated by the idea of backyard self sufficiency as the daughter of two back to the earth hippies moves to a ramshackle house in inner city Oakland and discovers a weed choked garbage strewn abandoned lot next door she closes her eyes and pictures heirloom tomatoes a beehive and a chicken coop br br What starts out as a few egg laying chickens leads to turkeys geese and ducks And not long after along came two pound pigs And no these charming and eccentric animals aren t pets Novella is raising these animals for dinner br br An unforgettably charming memoir full of hilarious moments fascinating farmer s tips and a great deal of heart Farm City offers a beautiful mediation on what we give up to live the way we do today


Dragon's Oath (House of Night Novellas, #1)

div div div div p i The first in an enthralling new mini series of novellas from the bestselling authors of the House of Night Dragon s Oath tells the story behind the House of Night s formidable fencing instructor the love that will transform him and the promise that will haunt him i p div p In early th century England long before he s a professor at the Tulsa House of Night Bryan Lankford is a troublesome yet talented human teen who thinks he can get away with anything until his father a wealthy nobleman has finally had enough and banishes him to America When Bryan is Marked on the docks and given the choice between the London House of Night and the dragon prowed ship to America he chooses the Dragon and a brand new fate p p Becoming a Fledgling may be exciting but it opens a door to a dangerous world In s St Louis the Gateway to the West Dragon Lankford becomes a Sword Master and soon realizes there are both frightening challenges and beautiful perks Like Anastasia the captivating young Professor of Spells and Rituals at the Tower Grove House of Night who really should have nothing to do with a fledgling p p But when a dark power threatens Dragon is caught in its focus Though his uncanny fighting skills make him a powerful fledgling is he strong enough to ward off evil while protecting Anastasia as well Will his choices save her or destroy them all p p p div div div div div


Lenobia's Vow (House of Night Novellas, #2)

div p The second in the enthralling new mini series of novellas from the bestselling authors of the House of Night i Lenobia s Vow i tells the gripping story behind the House of Night s enigmatic riding instructor and one of Zoey s closest allies against evil p div p The House of Night is an international publishing sensation with almost million books in print and an incredible weeks on the i New York Times i bestseller list the series has taken the world by storm Now the excitement continues as the Cast mother daughter duo shares the back stories of a few of the House of Night s most important and mysterious characters The second of the House of Night Novellas brings us Lenobia the strong beautiful horseback riding instructor who guides Zoey through some of her darkest hours and has a dark secret buried in her own past p p In a small southern town at the turn of the century young Lenobia is developing into a beautiful young woman with ideas of her own But when she is Marked as a fledgling vampyre her world turns upside down and she is drawn to the musical streets of New Orleans There she learns of the city s dark underbelly ruled by powerful black magic As Lenobia experiences her first love and loss and discovers a passion for horses to sustain her she must come face to face with Darkness itself And she may not escape without scars p div div


Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills

What should you think Who should you believe Could you be deceiving yourself These are questions that all critical thinkers of any age must constantly ask themselves br br There is no more important skill in today s world than being able to think about understand and act on information in a way that is both effective and responsible Critical thinking transforms you from a passive member of society into an active participant in the ideas and issues of the day It empowers you to better understand nearly every single aspect of everyday life from health and nutrition to science and technology to philosophical and spiritual belief systems br br What s more At no point in human history have we had access to so much information with such relative ease as we do in the st century Information is literally everywhere around you in newspapers and magazines on the radio and television and across the Internet But as the amount of information out there increases so too does the amount of misinformation So it s more important than ever before to become a better critical thinker someone who can analyze and construct arguments and arrive at more sound more informed opinions And the key to success lies in br br understanding the neuroscience behind how our thinking works and goes wrong br mastering the fundamental skills behind logic reasoning and argumentation br avoiding common pitfalls and errors in thinking such as logical fallacies and biases and br knowing how to distinguish good science from pseudoscience br All this and more you can find in the rewarding lectures of Your Deceptive Mind A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills Dr Steven Novella of the Yale School of Medicine an academic neurologist award winning instructor and public educator equips you with the knowledge and techniques you need to become a savvier sharper critical thinker in your professional and personal life By immersing yourself in the science of cognitive biases and critical thinking and by learning how to think about thinking a practice known as metacognition you ll gain concrete lessons for doing so more critically more intelligently and more successfully than ever before br br Explore the Inner Workings of Critical Thinking br br Our brains according to Dr Novella are our greatest strength as critical thinkers But they can also be the source of many weaknesses and impairments in critical thought In Your Deceptive Mind you ll take a closer look at the neuroscientific details of critical thinking and how the often unfamiliar ways in which our brains are hardwired can distract and prevent us from getting to the truth of a particular matter br br The neuroscience of critical thinking Approach the act of thinking not as some abstract concept but as an action rooted deep within your brain In clear easy to understand language Dr Novella takes you deep inside this powerful organ to examine how you form beliefs perceive your surroundings and remember events br Biases and problems in critical thinking The key to success as a critical thinker lies in understanding the range of biases and problems that can stand in the way of reason and truth You ll encounter and learn how to deftly sidestep fallacies such as retrofitting of evidence collective wish fulfillment reliance on factoids and ad hominem arguments br Science and pseudoscience Knowing how to separate science the foundation of critical thought from pseudoscience is of the utmost importance to any well rounded critical thinker Here you ll investigate common examples of pseudoscience that surround us every day from the denial of established evidence to the belief in grand conspiracies br Along the way you ll sample a range of illuminating case studies experiments and observations from nutrition science technology mass culture and even politics all of which vividly illustrate the core components of and threats to responsible critical thinking These include br br how purported sightings of UFOs ghosts and Bigfoot are in reality plagued by a host of cognitive flaws that also reveal secrets about how we all make sense of unexplainable events br how functional MRI scans have demonstrated that different parts of our brain work together to construct an aggregate consciousness and sense of reality br how a radio broadcast of The War of the Worlds so easily incited mass hysteria in listeners and actually convinced them that an alien invasion was at hand and br how reactions to the assassination of President John F Kennedy illustrate the inherent tendency in human beings to fall into the cognitive trap of grand conspiracies br Unpack the Critical Thinker s Toolbox br br Throughout Your Deceptive Mind Professor Novella provides you with a critical thinker s toolbox that you can use to better assess the quality of information or to make a more informed decision br br The smaller the scientific study the greater you should be concerned about the potential for statistical noise Larger scientific studies are often needed for the random effects to average out so that a more reliable answer can be arrived at br While it s important to remember that emotions have an influence on an individual s thought processes it s dangerous to completely deny them when analyzing information or trying to make an informed decision br Learn to be comfortable with the uncertainty of the world The truth is that there is no single guarantee of legitimacy when it comes to scientific information only solid indicators of legitimacy br Be particularly on guard when dealing with controversial subjects frequently covered in the media The more controversial a topic the greater the chances are that information about that topic is skewed in one direction or another br These invaluable tips techniques and strategies are only a few of what you ll find in these lectures br br And that s not all Your Deceptive Mind s greatest strength lies in Professor Novella s delivery and engagement with the material In addition to being a master teacher he is an expert on critical thinking and its intersection with science President and cofounder of the New England Skeptical Society and the host of its award winning show The Skeptic s Guide to the Universe Professor Novella has dedicated himself to increasing the public s ability to use critical thinking skills to better navigate the mass of information and misinformation in today s highly mediated world br br And the world is only going to get more and more saturated with information So take the initiative and become better prepared to make sense of it all with this intriguing and rewarding course While these lectures can t read the news or make decisions for you they ll undoubtedly give you the concrete knowledge for doing so more intelligently br br About Your Professor br br Dr Steven Novella is an academic neurologist at the Yale School of Medicine He earned his M D from Georgetown University and completed his residency training in neurology at Yale University Dr Novella is active in both clinical research and in medical education at every level including patients the public medical students and health professionals br br An expert in neuroscience Dr Novella focuses his practice on neuromuscular disorders and headache His personal blog NeuroLogica Blog is considered one of the top neuroscience blogs and covers issues in neuroscience as well as the intersection of science with the media and society Dr Novella is also the founder and senior editor of Science Based Medicine a medical blog dedicated to promoting the highest standards of basic and clinical science in medical practice br br Dr Novella is president and cofounder of the New England Skeptical Society a nonprofit educational organization designed to promote science and reason As the host and producer of the organization s award winning science show The Skeptics Guide to the Universe Dr Novella explores the latest scientific discoveries the presentation of science in the mainstream media and public understanding and attitudes toward science


Neferet's Curse (House of Night Novellas, #3)

b The White City b In turn of the century Chicago with the World s Fair bringing bustle and excitement to her home city sixteen year old Emily Wheiler should be reveling in her youthful beauty and the excitement around her But her whole life changed when her mother died leaving her to be the Lady of Wheiler House Her father a powerful bank president is at the center of an important social hub for the booming young city and he needs Emily to do everything her mother would have to be a good hostess and make sure the mansion runs smoothly br br As Emily uneasily tries to replace her mother she also longs for more for love and a life of her own When a handsome young man notices her at one of her father s parties it seems that her hopes may finally be coming true Until her father forbids her to see him or any other man and starts revealing a darkly violent side that even he can t understand br br At last afraid for her life and with nowhere to turn Emily is Marked by a vampyre and brought to the Chicago House of Night where she begins a magickal new life that should allow the wounds from her past to heal But as she gains strength and a powerful new name she carries a dark need to wreak vengeance on the man she trusted most br br b From victim to High Priestess beautiful young woman to powerful seductress Neferet s journey begins in NEFERET S CURSE from authors P C Cast and Kristin Cast b


The Diving Pool: Three Novellas

From Akutagawa Award winning author Yoko Ogawa comes a haunting trio of novellas about love fertility obsession and how even the most innocent gestures may contain a hairline crack of cruel intent A lonely teenage girl falls in love with her foster brother as she watches him leap from a high diving board into a pool a peculiar infatuation that sends unexpected ripples through her life A young woman records the daily moods of her pregnant sister in a diary taking meticulous note of a pregnancy that may or may not be a hallucination but whose hallucination is it hers or her sister s A woman nostalgically visits her old college dormitory on the outskirts of Tokyo a boarding house run by a mysterious triple amputee with one leg br br Hauntingly spare beautiful and twisted i The Diving Pool i is a disquieting and at times darkly humorous collection of novellas about normal people who suddenly discover their own dark possibilities


Hollyleaf's Story (Warriors Novellas)

When Hollyleaf disappeared in the tunnels by the Lake ThunderClan believed she was gone forever But her adventure was only beginning br br Lost and lonely Hollyleaf soon meets a mysterious cat named Fallen Leaves who teaches her how to live in the tunnels Hollyleaf tries to be happy but she can t help wondering if leaving her Clanmates was the right choice Hollyleaf knows she s a ThunderClan cat at heart but can she ever truly go back


Suspended Sentences: Three Novellas

Although originally published separately Patrick Modiano s three novellas form a single compelling whole haunted by the same gauzy sense of place and characters Modiano draws on his own experiences blended with the real or invented stories of others to present a dreamlike autobiography that is also the biography of a place Orphaned children mysterious parents forgotten friends enigmatic strangers each appears in this three part love song to a Paris that no longer exists In this superb English language translation of i Afterimage i i Suspended Sentences i and i Flowers of Ruin i Mark Polizzotti captures not only Modiano s distinctive narrative voice but also the matchless grace and spare beauty of his prose br br Shadowed by the dark period of the Nazi Occupation these novellas reveal Modiano s fascination with the lost obscure or mysterious a young person s confusion over adult behavior the repercussions of a chance encounter the search for a missing father the aftershock of a fatal affair To read Modiano s trilogy is to enter his world of uncertainties and the almost accidental way in which people find their fates


Gone Feral: Tracking My Dad Through the Wild

b u Elizabeth Gilbert author of i The Signature of All Things i and i Eat Pray Love i u br I m so glad Novella Carpenter has written this book The resulting journey is both brave and honest b br br u b A i Library Journal i Best Book of b u br br Novella Carpenter picks up the phone one day to receive some disturbing news her father has officially gone missing Carpenter s father George a back to the land homesteader and troubled Korean War veteran has spent decades battling his inner demons while largely absenting himself from his children s lives Though George is ultimately found Carpenter is forced to confront the truth her time with her dad now seventy three years old is limited and the moment to restore their relationship is now i Gone Feral i is the story of Carpenter s search for her parents broken past in the harsh wilds of Idaho br br The story starts in San Miguel de Allende in where Carpenter s free spirited parents meet and fall in love Their whirlwind romance continues through Europe and ends on acres near Idaho s Clearwater River Carpenter and her sister are born into a free roaming childhood but soon the harsh reality of living on the land loneliness backbreaking labor tears the family apart Carpenter s mother packs the girls and heads for the straight life in Washington State while George remains on the ranch tied to the land and his vision of freedom br br In Gone Feral Carpenter now a grown woman leading an untraditional life not unlike her parents raising livestock and growing vegetables in the city finds herself contemplating a family of her own Before that can happen she knows she has to return to Idaho to discover why her father chose this life of solitude She quickly finds that George is not living the principled romantic life she imagined and the truth is more com plicated and dangerous than anything she suspected As she comes to know the real George Carpenter looks to her own life and comes to recognize her father s legacy in their shared love of animals of nature and of the written word their dangerous stubbornness and isolating independence Finally Gone Feral sees the birth of Carpenter s own daughter an experience that teaches that a parent s love is itself a wild thing unknowable fierce and ever changing In reckoning with her past Carpenter clears the road to her future br br Raw funny unsentimental alive with unforgettable characters and pitch perfect dialogue i Gone Feral i marks Carpenter s transformative passage from daughter to mother a wry and rough tale of life lived on the margins and redemption between generations br br u i b San Francisco Chronicle b i u br b R iveting b b Carpenter reminds us that sometimes the self is the thorniest wilderness of all b br br b u i Booklist i u b br Spurred on by a desire to raise a family of her own and decipher the genetic code for either survival or destruction that she might be passing on Carpenter performs a wild pas de deux with the cantankerous George approaching him as one would a wild animal with no trust in humanity Carpenter chronicles her daring quest for understanding and familial continuity in this b sincere and remarkably uninhibited b memoir br


Kalona's Fall (House of Night Novellas, #4)

In KALONA S FALL the shadows in Kalonas past will finally come to light We will learn about the winged immortal s secret history and discover how he went from being the Goddess s Warrior and Guardian to her enemy and betrayer Did Darkness taint Kalona as it did Neferet or has the powerful immortal always preferred power over honor and control over faith This novella will be crucial to fans understanding of Kalona before his role in the explosive final installment of the House of Night REDEEMED


Cloudstar's Journey (Warriors Novellas)

In this original Warriors novella Cloudstar leader of SkyClan has watched over his Clanmates at the edge of the forest for many long seasons But Twolegs are encroaching on SkyClan s land and SkyClan is in danger of being driven away Cloudstar is forced to turn to the other Clans for help but will they be willing to come to SkyClan s rescue


The Most Beautiful Book in the World: Eight Novellas

One of Europe s most popular and best loved authors Eric Emmanuel Schmitt captivates the reader with his spirited buoyant style and enchanting stories that move effortlessly from the everyday to the fantastical The eight stories in this collection his first to be published in English represent some of his best writing and most imaginative storylines from the love story between Balthazar wealthy and successful author and Odette cashier at a supermarket to the tale of a barefooted princess from the moving story of a group of female prisoners in a Soviet gulag to the entertaining portrait of a perennially disgruntled perfectionist Here are eight contemporary fables populated by a cast of extravagant and affecting characters about people in search of happiness Behind each story lies a simple if elusive truth happiness is often right in front of our eyes though we may frequently be blind to it


Tigerclaw's Fury (Warriors Novellas)

In this seventy five page novella from the world of Erin Hunter s nationally bestselling Warriors series discover the story behind Tigerclaw s rise to power as leader of ShadowClan br br Cast out of ThunderClan as a traitor Tigerclaw will not rest until he has his revenge on Bluestar Fireheart and the rest of his former Clanmates But first he must become Tigerstar of ShadowClan br br Readers will be thrilled at this look into the ruthless heart of one of the most infamous cats in the Warriors series


Mistystar's Omen (Warriors Novellas)

A devastating challenge for the new leader of Riverclan When leopardstar loses her ninth life her longtime deputy Mistyfoot steps up to receive her new name Mistystar and lead her clan though a troublesome time But Mistystar is about to discover a shocking secret about Riverclan and her leadership is plunged into crisis as it begins


A Christmas Carol: A Novella

This Bishopston Classics Edition of Charles Dickens s much loved Christmas story is set in point Book Antiqua font The text has been fully revised and formatted for optimum reading pleasure A Christmas Carol remains one of the most popular short stories ever written It has never been out of print


The Essential Urban Farmer

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Collected Novellas

Garc a M rquez has extraordinary strength and firmness of imagination and writes with the calmness of a man who knows exactly what wonders he can perform Alfred Kazin i New York Times Book Review i br p Renowned as a master of magical realism Gabriel Garc a M rquez has long delighted readers around the world with his exquisitely crafted prose Brimming with unforgettable characters and set in exotic locales his fiction transports readers to a world that is at once fanciful haunting and real br p p i Leaf Storm i Gabriel Garc a M rquez s first novella introduces the mythical village of Macondo a desolate town beset by torrents of rain where a man must fulfill a promise made years earlier br p p i No One Writes to the Colonel i is a novella of life in a decaying tropical town in Colombia with an unforgettable central character br p p i Chronicle of a Death Foretold i is a dark and profound story of three people joined together in a fatal act of violence br p p Gabriel Garc a M rquez was born in Colombia in His many books include the novels i One Hundred Years of Solitude i and i Love in the Time of Cholera i He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in p


Maelyn (The Nine Princesses Novellas, #1)

Months later the king returned home and presented his astonished queen with not one but nine baby girls One from each kingdom I visited said the king They are orphans The queen wept joyously at the row of cradles each bearing a sleeping infant After bestowing a kiss on each child s forehead she said Now they are princesses br br br Book Maelyn was not born a princess The king found her as a child the lone survivor of a poor village slaughtered by the Red Fever Suddenly she became a princess of Runa Realm the first of nine orphans adopted by the king br br By her eighteenth year Maelyn rules over Runa and a family of nine sisters But some call the princesses frauds and imposters a handful of urchins raised into royalty Even Uncle Jarrod the High King of Grunwold seems determined to prove that Maelyn no longer deserves to be a princess With a family losing faith in her and a kingdom growing dangerously hostile even Maelyn begins to wonder if she is truly a real princess And if her riches will turn to rags once again br br The Nine Princesses Novellas is a series that chronicles the adventures of an unconventional family of princesses the struggles they face in a kingdom often hostile to their humble origins and the day to day dramas of nine young women whose personalities often clash like swords Fans of Gail Carson Levine and Shannon Hale would enjoy this young adult series Recommended for ages and up For more information go to a target blank href http www anitavalleart com rel nofollow www anitavalleart com a


Valentine's Novella (Hades Hangmen, #2.5)

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First Love and Other Novellas

This new collection brings together i First Love i i The Calamative i i The End i and i The Expelled i these four novellas are among the first major works of Beckett s decision to use French as his language of literary composition Rich in verbal and situational humour they offer a fascinating insight into many of the issues which preoccupied Beckett all his working life As the first novella reveals nobody writes with quite such cruel and unnervingly clever wit as Beckett


The Time Machine: A Science Fiction Novella

The Classic Science Fiction Novella br br The Time Machine br br By H G Wells br br br br Wells had considered the notion of time travel before in a short story titled The Chronic Argonauts This work published in his college newspaper was the foundation for The Time Machine Wells frequently stated that he had thought of using some of this material in a series of articles in the Pall Mall Gazette until the publisher asked him if he could instead write a serial novel on the same theme Wells readily agreed and was paid equal to about today on its publication by Heinemann in which first published the story in serial form in the January to May numbers of The New Review newly under the nominal editorship of W E Henley Henry Holt and Company published the first book edition possibly prepared from a different manuscript on May Heinemann published an English edition on May These two editions are different textually and are commonly referred to as the Holt text and Heinemann text respectively Nearly all modern reprints reproduce the Heinemann text br br The story reflects Wells s own socialist political views his view on life and abundance and the contemporary angst about industrial relations It is also influenced by Ray Lankester s theories about social degeneration and shares many elements with Edward Bulwer Lytton s novel Vril the Power of the Coming Race Other science fiction works of the period including Edward Bellamy s novel Looking Backward and the later film Metropolis dealt with similar themes br br This work is an early example of the Dying Earth subgenre The portion of the novella that sees the Time Traveller in a distant future where the sun is huge and red also places The Time Machine within the realm of Eschatology i e the study of the end times the end of the world and the ultimate destiny of mankind


Heart of Darkness: A Novella

This classic novella by the great Polish English author Joseph Conrad has been specially edited and formatted by Bishopston Publications in point Book Antiqua for optimum reading pleasure


I Will: A Christmas Novella

Andrew Lord Drake has been cut out of his father s will because of his dissolute manner of living To be reinstated Andrew decides to pretend that he has changed his wicked ways br br As part of his plan he wants to convince his father that he is courting a respectable woman with the intention of marrying her The problem is he doesn t know any decent women except for his friend s spinster sister Miss Caroline Hargreaves He blackmails the reluctant Caroline into helping him and so the charade begins


Leafpool's Wish (Warriors Novellas)

In this seventy page digital novella from the world of Erin Hunter s nationally bestselling Warriors series discover the thrilling story behind Leafpool s greatest secret br br Leafpool always knew medicine cats weren t meant for love until she fell for the WindClan warrior Crowfeather Now she s determined to keep their kits a secret But to fool all of ThunderClan she ll need help from her sister Squirrelflight and perhaps even from StarClan br br Warriors Leafpool s Wish also includes teaser chapters of Warriors Dovewing s Silence and Dawn of the Clans The Sun Trail


Raise the Red Lantern: Three Novellas

The brutal realities of the dark places Su Tong depicts in this collection of novellas set in s provincial China worlds of prostitution poverty and drug addiction belie his prose of stunning and simplebeauty The title novella Raise the Red Lantern which became a critically acclaimed film tells the story of Lotus a young woman whose father s suicide forces her to become the concubine of a wealthy merchant Crushed by loneliness despair and cruel treatment Lotus finds her descent into insanity both a weapon and a refuge br br Nineteen Thirty Four Escapes is an account of a family s struggles during one momentous year plagued by disease death and the shady promise of life in a larger town the family slowly disintegrates br br Finally Opium Family details the last years of a landowning clan whose demise is brought about by corruption lust and treachery fruits of the insidious crop they harvest


The River Swimmer: Novellas

Jim Harrison s latest collection of two novellas is Harrison at his most memorable two men one young and one older confronting lost and new love possibilities endings and the encroachment of civilization on nature In The Land of Unlikeness Clive a failed artist divorced and grappling with aging returns to his Michigan family s farmhouse to spell his sister s caregiving of their mother for a month The return to familiar ground provides a groundswell of upheaval in Clive s years long life patterns In The River Swimmer Thad an Upper Peninsula island farm boy struggles to cope with life out of the water and coming of age on dry land The River Swimmer is a porrait of two striking and richly drawn characters written with Harrison s wit and revelatory insight into the human condition


Dovewing's Silence (Warriors Novellas)

In this seventy page novella from the world of Erin Hunter s nationally bestselling Warriors series discover what happened to Dovewing after the events of the fourth Warriors arc Omen of the Stars br br The Dark Forest has been defeated but Dovewing s powers are gone Will she able to adjust to life as an ordinary warrior br br em Warriors Dovewing s Silence em also includes a teaser to em Warriors Super Edition Bramblestar s Storm em


Swamp Bones: A Novella (Temperance Brennan, #16.5)

b Forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan returns in a chilling eBook original novella from i New York Times i bestselling author Kathy Reichs In the prequel to Reichs s upcoming thriller i Bones Never Lie i Tempe takes a much needed vacation but murder follows wherever she goes b br br Although a trip to Florida is supposed to be about rest and relaxation there s no such thing as a day off for Dr Temperance Brennan She has come to visit her friend a dedicated ornithologist who s researching the threat that intrusive Burmese pythons pose to indigenous bird species in the Everglades While sorting through the stomach of an eighteen foot specimen they make a disturbing discovery bones that are unmistakably human And when Tempe spots the telltale signs of murder by a very different kind of predator she s drawn into a case with its roots in the darkest depths of the swamp br br b Features a preview of the highly anticipated new Temperance Brennan novel i Bones Never Lie i b br b b


Untitled Novella #2 (A Court of Thorns and Roses)

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Goosefeather's Curse (Warriors Novellas)

In this novella from the world of Erin Hunter s nationally bestselling Warriors series discover how Goosefeather learned of his dark and terrible future br br Goosefeather is destined to be a medicine cat unlike any ThunderClan has ever known but will he ever come to terms with a gift that feels like a curse br br i Warriors Goosefeather s Curse i also includes a teaser to i Warriors Super Edition Bluestar s Prophecy i