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Doomsday Book (Oxford Time Travel, #1)

For Kivrin preparing an on site study of one of the deadliest eras in humanity s history was as simple as receiving inoculations against the diseases of the fourteenth century and inventing an alibi for a woman traveling alone For her instructors in the twenty first century it meant painstaking calculations and careful monitoring of the rendezvous location where Kivrin would be received br br But a crisis strangely linking past and future strands Kivrin in a bygone age as her fellows try desperately to rescue her In a time of superstition and fear Kivrin barely of age herself finds she has become an unlikely angel of hope during one of history s darkest hours br br Connie Willis draws upon her understanding of the universalities of human nature to explore the ageless issues of evil suffering and the indomitable will of the human spirit


Time Travel: A History

From the acclaimed author of i The Information i and i Chaos i a mind bending exploration of time travel its subversive origins its evolution in literature and science and its influence on our understanding of time itself br br Gleick s story begins at the turn of the twentieth century with the young H G Wells writing and rewriting the fantastic tale that became his first book an international sensation i The Time Machine i A host of forces were converging to transmute the human understanding of time some philosophical and some technological the electric telegraph the steam railroad the discovery of buried civilizations and the perfection of clocks br br Gleick tracks the evolution of time travel as an idea in the culture from Marcel Proust to i Doctor Who i from Woody Allen to Jorge Luis Borges He explores the inevitable looping paradoxes and examines the porous boundary between pulp fiction and modern physics Finally he delves into a temporal shift that is unsettling our own moment the instantaneous wired world with its all consuming present and vanishing future


To Say Nothing of the Dog (Oxford Time Travel, #2)

Connie Willis Hugo and Nebula Award winning Doomsday Book uses time travel for a serious look at how people connect with each other In this Hugo winning companion to that novel she offers a completely different kind of time travel adventure a delightful romantic comedy that pays hilarious homage to Jerome K Jerome s Three Men in a Boat br br When too many jumps back to leave st century Oxford history student Ned Henry exhausted a relaxing trip to Victorian England seems the perfect solution But complexities like recalcitrant rowboats missing cats and love at first sight make Ned s holiday anything but restful to say nothing of the way hideous pieces of Victorian art can jeopardize the entire course of history


The Time-Traveling Fashionista On Board the Titanic

i What if a beautiful vintage dress could take you back in time i br br Louise Lambert has always dreamed of movie starlets and exquisite gowns and longs for the day when she can fill the closet of her normal suburban home with stylish treasures But when she receives a mysterious invitation to a vintage fashion sale in the mail her once painfully average life is magically transformed into a time travel adventure br br Suddenly onboard a luxurious cruise ship a hundred years ago Louise relishes the glamorous life of this opulent era and slips into a life of secrets drama and decadence br br Dreamy and imaginative i The Time Traveling Fashionista i features thirty full color fashion illustrations to show gorgeous dresses and styles throughout history


Time Travelling with a Hamster

My dad died twice Once when he was thirty nine and again four years later when he was twelve br br The first time had nothing to do with me The second time definitely did but I would never even have been there if it hadn t been for his time machine br br When Al Chaudhury discovers his late dad s time machine he finds that going back to the s requires daring and imagination It also requires lies theft burglary and setting his school on fire All without losing his pet hamster Alan Shearer


The Time Traveler's Wife

em The Time Traveler s Wife em is the story of Clare a beautiful art student and Henry an adventuresome librarian who have known each other since Clare was six and Henry was thirty six and were married when Clare was twenty three and Henry thirty one Impossible but true because Henry is one of the first people diagnosed with Chrono Displacement Disorder periodically his genetic clock resets and he finds himself misplaced in time pulled to moments of emotional gravity in his life past and future His disappearances are spontaneous his experiences unpredictable alternately harrowing and amusing br br em The Time Traveler s Wife em depicts the effects of time travel on Henry and Clare s marriage and their passionate love for each other as the story unfolds from both points of view Clare and Henry attempt to live normal lives pursuing familiar goals steady jobs good friends children of their own All of this is threatened by something they can neither prevent nor control making their story intensely moving and entirely unforgettable


Physics of the Impossible: A Scientific Exploration into the World of Phasers, Force Fields, Teleportation, and Time Travel

A fascinating exploration of the science of the impossible from death rays and force fields to invisibility cloaks revealing to what extent such technologies might be achievable decades or millennia into the future br br One hundred years ago scientists would have said that lasers televisions and the atomic bomb were beyond the realm of physical possibility In Physics of the Impossible the renowned physicist Michio Kaku explores to what extent the technologies and devices of science fiction that are deemed equally impossible today might well become commonplace in the future br br From teleportation to telekinesis Kaku uses the world of science fiction to explore the fundamentals and the limits of the laws of physics as we know them today He ranks the impossible technologies by categories Class I II and III depending on when they might be achieved within the next century millennia or perhaps never In a compelling and thought provoking narrative he explains br How the science of optics and electromagnetism may one day enable us to bend light around an object like a stream flowing around a boulder making the object invisible to observers downstream br How ramjet rockets laser sails antimatter engines and nanorockets may one day take us to the nearby stars br How telepathy and psychokinesis once considered pseudoscience may one day be possible using advances in MRI computers superconductivity and nanotechnology br Why a time machine is apparently consistent with the known laws of quantum physics although it would take an unbelievably advanced civilization to actually build one br Kaku uses his discussion of each technology as a jumping off point to explain the science behind it An extraordinary scientific adventure Physics of the Impossible takes readers on an unforgettable mesmerizing journey into the world of science that both enlightens and entertains


The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Haddon s portrayal of an emotionally dissociated mind is a superb achievement He is a wise and bleakly funny writer with rare gifts of empathy br br Christopher John Francis Boone knows all the countries of the world and their capitals and every prime number up to He relates well to animals but has no understanding of human emotions He cannot stand to be touched Although gifted with a superbly logical brain Christopher is autistic Everyday interactions and admonishments have little meaning for him Routine order and predictability shelter him from the messy wider world Then at fifteen Christopher s carefully constructed world falls apart when he finds his neighbor s dog Wellington impaled on a garden fork and he is initially blamed for the killing br br Christopher decides that he will track down the real killer and turns to his favorite fictional character the impeccably logical Sherlock Holmes for inspiration But the investigation leads him down some unexpected paths and ultimately brings him face to face with the dissolution of his parents marriage As he tries to deal with the crisis within his own family we are drawn into the workings of Christopher s mind br br And herein lies the key to the brilliance of Mark Haddon s choice of narrator The most wrenching of emotional moments are chronicled by a boy who cannot fathom emotion The effect is dazzling making for a novel that is deeply funny poignant and fascinating in its portrayal of a person whose curse and blessing is a mind that perceives the world literally br br The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time is one of the freshest debuts in years a comedy a heartbreaker a mystery story a novel of exceptional literary merit that is great fun to read


A Wrinkle in Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #1)

It was a dark and stormy night Meg Murry her small brother Charles Wallace and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger br br Wild nights are my glory the unearthly stranger told them I just got caught in a downdraft and blown off course Let me be on my way Speaking of way by the way there is such a thing as a tesseract br br Meg s father had been experimenting with this fifth dimension of time travel when he mysteriously disappeared Now the time has come for Meg her friend Calvin and Charles Wallace to rescue him But can they outwit the forces of evil they will encounter on their heart stopping journey through space


THE CATCHER IN THE RYE : best novels of all time

THE CATCHER IN THE RYE br by J D Salinger best novels of all time


Reflections in the Nile (Time Travel, #1)

Imagine that you a contemporary tourist are standing awestruck in an ancient Egyptian temple Suddenly a vortex in time and space sends you back thousands of years to a desert kingdom of glittering splendor Your body has merged with that of a scheming beautiful priestess yet your sensibilities your intelligence your terror remains that of a modern woman who is trying to get back home trying in this place of strangeness and wonder to stay alive br br Rich in sensuality and authenticity imbued with a mesmerizing you are there quality J Suzanne Frank s wonderful series makes its highly acclaimed debut Set in the decadent Egypt of the woman pharaoh Hatshepsut this stunning novel portrays Dallas artist Chloe Kingsley on an unforgettable journey A twist in time has plunged her into a world of deadly politics and dark secrets that culminates with the chaos and terror of the biblical Exodus and challenges a modern woman to fight for her love her beliefs and her true destiny


Time Travel

Volume of Inaccurate Realities features five new stories that play with the wibbly wobbly structure that is time They take us back through history into an unknown future and much more Who knows what you ll find when all of time and space is open to you br br Featuring stories by br Aspen Bassett br Lindsey Allyson br Tom Howard br Ian Kenworthy br E C Myers br br As well as interviews with YA authors Rachel Carter Julie Cross and Tamara Ireland Stone


Time Travel Hotel

Black McCarthy is despatched to INTERFOLD The Time Travel Hotel Republic to track down Eugenides His client the Wolf is on his back demanding progress as INTERFOLD keeps shifting time and place throwing up residency and immigration anomalies as it does so Help of a kind is on hand via the Dwarf with the Horse the Man Who Fell Through Floors the Girl With Nine Lives the Nurse With The Curse and Joylin the INTERFOLD receptionist But who is Eugenides The ManWho Lived in a Vacuum Cleaner The Man Who Dreamt He Was Dreaming One of the other oddball residents Is winding up naked in a sauna elevator in the Car Park at Infinity really going to help track him down Unfortunately for Black his client is not the only one who wants Eugenides found Black is possibly the worst detective money can buy and time is not only against him but ignoring all the usual rules Think Hitchhikers Catch Sombrero Fall Out Breakfast Of Champions The Adventures of Tintin an episode of Hong Kong Phooey A splash of Monty Phython and The Wasteland put in a blender and wizzed up with the best of Elmore Leonard in an absurd dada drama


A Time to Kill

Before i The Firm i and i The Pelican Brief i made him a superstar John Grisham wrote this riveting story of retribution and justice at last it s available in a Doubleday hardcover edition In this searing courtroom drama best selling author John Grisham probes the savage depths of racial violence as he delivers a compelling tale of uncertain justice in a small southern town Clanton Mississippi br br The life of a ten year old girl is shattered by two drunken and remorseless young men The mostly white town reacts with shock and horror at the inhuman crime Until her black father acquires an assault rifle and takes matters into his hands br br For ten days as burning crosses and the crack of sniper fire spread through the streets of Clanton the nation sits spellbound as young defense attorney Jake Brigance struggles to save his client s life and then his own


Binding Vows (MacCoinnich Time Travel Trilogy, #1)

Duncan MacCoinnich s task Travel to the twenty first century Renaissance Faire deflower the Druid virgins and go home Only his job is not so easily accomplished with the virgin in question Tara McAllister Time is running out The evil is closing in on them both Tara finds Duncan irresistible after what was supposed to be a mock Hand fasting binds them When Duncan whisks her to his home in Scotland she could accept that But can she forgive him for taking away her modern life when she finds herself in the sixteenth century And is it love they feel Or something else


Dragon Dawn (Dinosaurian Time Travel, #1)

Time snakes between alternate universes Ever watchful an alien intelligence survives on Mars waiting to be found by spacefarers from Earth The alien s ultimate goal is to send human astronauts back in time where they will alter the past and thwart the extinction of the dinosaurs A race of intelligent dinosaurs resembling the alien s extinct species subsequently evolves to rule the world But a human female astronaut through a strange twist of fate survives the change in the space time continuum After finding herself in a dinosaurian body she must race against time and the formidable alien to restore the universe to its rightful course Book One of the Dinosaurian Time Travel Series br br Dragon Dawn takes the intriguing plot device of time travel and uses cutting edge science to produce a new spin on the evolution of intelligence The subject matter blends fields of study the author Deborah O Neill Cordes loves in equal measure she holds a bachelor s degree in zoology and a master s degree in history She offers her readers a window into exotic worlds lushly beautiful often terrifying and wholly compelling


The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (Sisterhood, #1)

Carmen got the jeans at a thrift shop They didn t look all that great they were worn dirty and speckled with bleach On the night before she and her friends part for the summer Carmen decides to toss them But Tibby says they re great She d love to have them Lena and Bridget also think they re fabulous Lena decides that they should all try them on Whoever they fit best will get them Nobody knows why but the pants fit everyone perfectly Even Carmen who never thinks she looks good in anything thinks she looks good in the pants Over a few bags of cheese puffs they decide to form a sisterhood and take the vow of the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants the next morning they say good bye And then the journey of the pants and the most memorable summer of their lives begins


Summer of Love: A Time Travel

A Philip K Dick Award Finalist San Francisco Chronicle Recommended Book The year is and something new is sweeping across America good vibes bad vibes psychedelic music lab designed drugs anti war protests racial tension free love dropouts flower children An age of innocence a time of danger The Summer of Love San Francisco is the Summer of Love a convergence where American youth seek a New Explanation music is free in the park and violence lurks just around the corner Lost in these strange and wondrous days teenager Susan Bell alias Starbright has run away from the straight suburbs of Cleveland to find her troubled best friend Her path will cross with Chiron Cat s Eye in Draco a strange and beautiful young man who has journeyed farther than she could ever imagine With the guidance of Ruby A Maverick a feisty half black half white Haight Ashbury hip merchant Starbright and Chi will discover a love spanning five centuries But Chi has traveled across the centuries on a vital mission nothing less than saving the Universe He Starbright and Ruby must unite to save all of spacetime from demonic entities who crave their annihilation Clear sighted witty and wise Locus Magazine Lisa Mason has published nine novels including Summer of Love a Philip K Dick Award Finalist and San Francisco Chronicle Recommended Book The Gilded Age a New York Times Notable Book and New York Public Library Recommended Book Strange Ladies Stories a collection of previously published short fiction and two dozen stories and novellas in magazines and anthologies worldwide Her Omni story Tomorrow s Child sold outright as a feature film to Universal Studios Cover copyright by Tom Robinson Literary agent Mark Gottlieb Trident Media Group


Jane Eyre: In Half the Time

A troubled childhood strengthens Jane Eyre s natural independence and spirit which prove necessary when she finds a position as governess at Thornfield Hall But when she finds love with her sardonic employer Rochester the discovery of his terrible secret forces her to make a choice


The Mammoth Book of Time Travel Romance

Twenty tales of swashbuckling adventure and passionate romance from some of the most exciting names in romance fiction including Margo Maguire Autumn Daw Sandy Blair Michele Maddox Patti O Shea Holly Lisle Kimberly Raye and Madeline Baker br br Join the heroines in this delightful anthology as they step backwards or forwards in time transported to the Scottish Highlands or yesteryear the Wild West or the distant future Propelled through time into situations rich with possibility and fraught with danger these sexy sassy heroines each seek their dreamed of happy ending br br Will souls separated by time be reunited or kept apart forever


Molly Moon's Hypnotic Time Travel Adventure (Molly Moon, #3)

Molly Moon meets Molly Moon In this third book in the wildly popular em New York Times em bestselling series mesmerizing orphan Molly Moon and her fabulouspug Petula are off to India where they discover a new twist in the potential power of hypnosis time travel With the book available in trade paperback for the first time readers can experience Molly s adventure in an edition perfectly suited for time travel


The Time Machine

b I ve had a most amazing time b br br So begins the Time Traveller s astonishing firsthand account of his journey years beyond his own era and the story that launched H G Wells s successful career and earned him his reputation as the father of science fiction With a speculative leap that still fires the imagination Wells sends his brave explorer to face a future burdened with our greatest hopes and our darkest fears A pull of the Time Machine s lever propels him to the age of a slowly dying Earth There he discovers two bizarre races the ethereal Eloi and the subterranean Morlocks who not only symbolize the duality of human nature but offer a terrifying portrait of the men of tomorrow as well Published in this masterpiece of invention captivated readers on the threshold of a new century Thanks to Wells s expert storytelling and provocative insight b The Time Machine b will continue to enthrall readers for generations to come br br


Mirrorlight (Once Upon a Time-Travel)

When Cora Grames is abandoned in England at a haunted castle she feels very sorry for herself until she sees the sexy man in the mirror that only appears to her And when she finds out that she can touch him he suddenly becomes more than a fantasy But how can she fight for a man that doesn t exist in her time br br This novella k includes a man that might be a ghost a neighbor that might be a fairy godmother in disguise and possibly sex involving a mirror


Love, Eternally (Roman Time Travel, #1)

A witch s ancient curse propels talented flutist Gigi Perrin back to A D to the court of the depraved Roman Emperor Honorius and his admirable sister Princess Galla Placidia There Gigi grapples with her disbelief about what has happened and with the strange new world of violent politics social upheaval and barbarians straining at the very gates of an empire Through it all she must struggle with her powerful attraction to a pagan senator and military commander Quintus Magnus a man exotically different from anyone she has ever known On the brink of a dark and war torn age Gigi joins forces with Magnus battling to save a princess and her people and ultimately finding love amid the chaos before the fall of Rome


Love in the Time of Cholera

In their youth Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy well born doctor Florentino is devastated but he is a romantic As he rises in his business career he whiles away the years in affairs yet he reserves his heart for Fermina Her husband dies at last and Florentino purposefully attends the funeral Fifty years nine months and four days after he first declared his love for Fermina he will do so again


GONE WITH THE WIND: best novels of all time

GONE WITH THE WIND br Margaret Mitchell best novels of all time


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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: By Mark Twain (Illustrated Edition): An adventure travel to find the freedom of a boy and a young slave.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a classic literature story about the adventures of children in the Mississippi Valley Between Huck a boy who lives with Ms Watson and Widow Douglas and Miss Watson s runaway slave Jim They both travel adventure to get their freedom


Frankenstein (Centaur Classics) [The 100 greatest novels of all time - #79]

A masterpiece Phillip Pullman br One of the most original and complete productions of the day Percy Bysshe Shelley br The greatest paradox and most astonishing achievement of Mary Shelley s novel is that the monster is more human than his creator This nameless being as much a modern Adam as his creator is a modern Prometheus is more lovable than his creator and more hateful more to be pitied and more to be feared and above all able to give the attentive reader that shock of added consciousness in which aesthetic recognition compels a heightened realization of self Harold Bloom br br Mary Shelley began writing Frankenstein when she was only eighteen At once a Gothic thriller a passionate romance and a cautionary tale about the dangers of science Frankenstein tells the story of committed science student Victor Frankenstein Obsessed with discovering the cause of generation and life and bestowing animation upon lifeless matter Frankenstein assembles a human being from stolen body parts but upon bringing it to life he recoils in horror at the creature s hideousness Tormented by isolation and loneliness the once innocent creature turns to evil and unleashes a campaign of murderous revenge against his creator Frankenstein br Frankenstein an instant bestseller and an important ancestor of both the horror and science fiction genres not only tells a terrifying story but also raises profound disturbing questions about the very nature of life and the place of humankind within the cosmos What does it mean to be human What responsibilities do we have to each other How far can we go in tampering with Nature In our age filled with news of organ donation genetic engineering and bio terrorism these questions are more relevant than ever


The Best Time Travel Stories of the 20th Century

Stories by Arthur C Clarke Jack Finney Joe Haldeman Ursula K Le Guin br H G Wells s seminal novella The Time Machine published in provided the springboard for modern science fiction s time travel explosion Responding to their own fascination with the subject the greatest visionary writers of the twentieth century penned some of their finest stories Here are eighteen of the most exciting tales ever told


Doomsday Book (Oxford Time Travel, #1)

For Kivrin preparing an on site study of one of the deadliest eras in humanity s history was as simple as receiving inoculations against the diseases of the fourteenth century and inventing an alibi for a woman traveling alone For her instructors in the twenty first century it meant painstaking calculations and careful monitoring of the rendezvous location where Kivrin would be received br br But a crisis strangely linking past and future strands Kivrin in a bygone age as her fellows try desperately to rescue her In a time of superstition and fear Kivrin barely of age herself finds she has become an unlikely angel of hope during one of history s darkest hours br br Connie Willis draws upon her understanding of the universalities of human nature to explore the ageless issues of evil suffering and the indomitable will of the human spirit


Time Travel: A History

From the acclaimed author of i The Information i and i Chaos i a mind bending exploration of time travel its subversive origins its evolution in literature and science and its influence on our understanding of time itself br br Gleick s story begins at the turn of the twentieth century with the young H G Wells writing and rewriting the fantastic tale that became his first book an international sensation i The Time Machine i A host of forces were converging to transmute the human understanding of time some philosophical and some technological the electric telegraph the steam railroad the discovery of buried civilizations and the perfection of clocks br br Gleick tracks the evolution of time travel as an idea in the culture from Marcel Proust to i Doctor Who i from Woody Allen to Jorge Luis Borges He explores the inevitable looping paradoxes and examines the porous boundary between pulp fiction and modern physics Finally he delves into a temporal shift that is unsettling our own moment the instantaneous wired world with its all consuming present and vanishing future


To Say Nothing of the Dog (Oxford Time Travel, #2)

Connie Willis Hugo and Nebula Award winning Doomsday Book uses time travel for a serious look at how people connect with each other In this Hugo winning companion to that novel she offers a completely different kind of time travel adventure a delightful romantic comedy that pays hilarious homage to Jerome K Jerome s Three Men in a Boat br br When too many jumps back to leave st century Oxford history student Ned Henry exhausted a relaxing trip to Victorian England seems the perfect solution But complexities like recalcitrant rowboats missing cats and love at first sight make Ned s holiday anything but restful to say nothing of the way hideous pieces of Victorian art can jeopardize the entire course of history


The Time-Traveling Fashionista On Board the Titanic

i What if a beautiful vintage dress could take you back in time i br br Louise Lambert has always dreamed of movie starlets and exquisite gowns and longs for the day when she can fill the closet of her normal suburban home with stylish treasures But when she receives a mysterious invitation to a vintage fashion sale in the mail her once painfully average life is magically transformed into a time travel adventure br br Suddenly onboard a luxurious cruise ship a hundred years ago Louise relishes the glamorous life of this opulent era and slips into a life of secrets drama and decadence br br Dreamy and imaginative i The Time Traveling Fashionista i features thirty full color fashion illustrations to show gorgeous dresses and styles throughout history


Time Travelling with a Hamster

My dad died twice Once when he was thirty nine and again four years later when he was twelve br br The first time had nothing to do with me The second time definitely did but I would never even have been there if it hadn t been for his time machine br br When Al Chaudhury discovers his late dad s time machine he finds that going back to the s requires daring and imagination It also requires lies theft burglary and setting his school on fire All without losing his pet hamster Alan Shearer


The Time Traveler's Wife

em The Time Traveler s Wife em is the story of Clare a beautiful art student and Henry an adventuresome librarian who have known each other since Clare was six and Henry was thirty six and were married when Clare was twenty three and Henry thirty one Impossible but true because Henry is one of the first people diagnosed with Chrono Displacement Disorder periodically his genetic clock resets and he finds himself misplaced in time pulled to moments of emotional gravity in his life past and future His disappearances are spontaneous his experiences unpredictable alternately harrowing and amusing br br em The Time Traveler s Wife em depicts the effects of time travel on Henry and Clare s marriage and their passionate love for each other as the story unfolds from both points of view Clare and Henry attempt to live normal lives pursuing familiar goals steady jobs good friends children of their own All of this is threatened by something they can neither prevent nor control making their story intensely moving and entirely unforgettable


Physics of the Impossible: A Scientific Exploration into the World of Phasers, Force Fields, Teleportation, and Time Travel

A fascinating exploration of the science of the impossible from death rays and force fields to invisibility cloaks revealing to what extent such technologies might be achievable decades or millennia into the future br br One hundred years ago scientists would have said that lasers televisions and the atomic bomb were beyond the realm of physical possibility In Physics of the Impossible the renowned physicist Michio Kaku explores to what extent the technologies and devices of science fiction that are deemed equally impossible today might well become commonplace in the future br br From teleportation to telekinesis Kaku uses the world of science fiction to explore the fundamentals and the limits of the laws of physics as we know them today He ranks the impossible technologies by categories Class I II and III depending on when they might be achieved within the next century millennia or perhaps never In a compelling and thought provoking narrative he explains br How the science of optics and electromagnetism may one day enable us to bend light around an object like a stream flowing around a boulder making the object invisible to observers downstream br How ramjet rockets laser sails antimatter engines and nanorockets may one day take us to the nearby stars br How telepathy and psychokinesis once considered pseudoscience may one day be possible using advances in MRI computers superconductivity and nanotechnology br Why a time machine is apparently consistent with the known laws of quantum physics although it would take an unbelievably advanced civilization to actually build one br Kaku uses his discussion of each technology as a jumping off point to explain the science behind it An extraordinary scientific adventure Physics of the Impossible takes readers on an unforgettable mesmerizing journey into the world of science that both enlightens and entertains


The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Haddon s portrayal of an emotionally dissociated mind is a superb achievement He is a wise and bleakly funny writer with rare gifts of empathy br br Christopher John Francis Boone knows all the countries of the world and their capitals and every prime number up to He relates well to animals but has no understanding of human emotions He cannot stand to be touched Although gifted with a superbly logical brain Christopher is autistic Everyday interactions and admonishments have little meaning for him Routine order and predictability shelter him from the messy wider world Then at fifteen Christopher s carefully constructed world falls apart when he finds his neighbor s dog Wellington impaled on a garden fork and he is initially blamed for the killing br br Christopher decides that he will track down the real killer and turns to his favorite fictional character the impeccably logical Sherlock Holmes for inspiration But the investigation leads him down some unexpected paths and ultimately brings him face to face with the dissolution of his parents marriage As he tries to deal with the crisis within his own family we are drawn into the workings of Christopher s mind br br And herein lies the key to the brilliance of Mark Haddon s choice of narrator The most wrenching of emotional moments are chronicled by a boy who cannot fathom emotion The effect is dazzling making for a novel that is deeply funny poignant and fascinating in its portrayal of a person whose curse and blessing is a mind that perceives the world literally br br The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time is one of the freshest debuts in years a comedy a heartbreaker a mystery story a novel of exceptional literary merit that is great fun to read


A Wrinkle in Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #1)

It was a dark and stormy night Meg Murry her small brother Charles Wallace and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger br br Wild nights are my glory the unearthly stranger told them I just got caught in a downdraft and blown off course Let me be on my way Speaking of way by the way there is such a thing as a tesseract br br Meg s father had been experimenting with this fifth dimension of time travel when he mysteriously disappeared Now the time has come for Meg her friend Calvin and Charles Wallace to rescue him But can they outwit the forces of evil they will encounter on their heart stopping journey through space


THE CATCHER IN THE RYE : best novels of all time

THE CATCHER IN THE RYE br by J D Salinger best novels of all time


Reflections in the Nile (Time Travel, #1)

Imagine that you a contemporary tourist are standing awestruck in an ancient Egyptian temple Suddenly a vortex in time and space sends you back thousands of years to a desert kingdom of glittering splendor Your body has merged with that of a scheming beautiful priestess yet your sensibilities your intelligence your terror remains that of a modern woman who is trying to get back home trying in this place of strangeness and wonder to stay alive br br Rich in sensuality and authenticity imbued with a mesmerizing you are there quality J Suzanne Frank s wonderful series makes its highly acclaimed debut Set in the decadent Egypt of the woman pharaoh Hatshepsut this stunning novel portrays Dallas artist Chloe Kingsley on an unforgettable journey A twist in time has plunged her into a world of deadly politics and dark secrets that culminates with the chaos and terror of the biblical Exodus and challenges a modern woman to fight for her love her beliefs and her true destiny


Time Travel

Volume of Inaccurate Realities features five new stories that play with the wibbly wobbly structure that is time They take us back through history into an unknown future and much more Who knows what you ll find when all of time and space is open to you br br Featuring stories by br Aspen Bassett br Lindsey Allyson br Tom Howard br Ian Kenworthy br E C Myers br br As well as interviews with YA authors Rachel Carter Julie Cross and Tamara Ireland Stone


Time Travel Hotel

Black McCarthy is despatched to INTERFOLD The Time Travel Hotel Republic to track down Eugenides His client the Wolf is on his back demanding progress as INTERFOLD keeps shifting time and place throwing up residency and immigration anomalies as it does so Help of a kind is on hand via the Dwarf with the Horse the Man Who Fell Through Floors the Girl With Nine Lives the Nurse With The Curse and Joylin the INTERFOLD receptionist But who is Eugenides The ManWho Lived in a Vacuum Cleaner The Man Who Dreamt He Was Dreaming One of the other oddball residents Is winding up naked in a sauna elevator in the Car Park at Infinity really going to help track him down Unfortunately for Black his client is not the only one who wants Eugenides found Black is possibly the worst detective money can buy and time is not only against him but ignoring all the usual rules Think Hitchhikers Catch Sombrero Fall Out Breakfast Of Champions The Adventures of Tintin an episode of Hong Kong Phooey A splash of Monty Phython and The Wasteland put in a blender and wizzed up with the best of Elmore Leonard in an absurd dada drama


A Time to Kill

Before i The Firm i and i The Pelican Brief i made him a superstar John Grisham wrote this riveting story of retribution and justice at last it s available in a Doubleday hardcover edition In this searing courtroom drama best selling author John Grisham probes the savage depths of racial violence as he delivers a compelling tale of uncertain justice in a small southern town Clanton Mississippi br br The life of a ten year old girl is shattered by two drunken and remorseless young men The mostly white town reacts with shock and horror at the inhuman crime Until her black father acquires an assault rifle and takes matters into his hands br br For ten days as burning crosses and the crack of sniper fire spread through the streets of Clanton the nation sits spellbound as young defense attorney Jake Brigance struggles to save his client s life and then his own


Binding Vows (MacCoinnich Time Travel Trilogy, #1)

Duncan MacCoinnich s task Travel to the twenty first century Renaissance Faire deflower the Druid virgins and go home Only his job is not so easily accomplished with the virgin in question Tara McAllister Time is running out The evil is closing in on them both Tara finds Duncan irresistible after what was supposed to be a mock Hand fasting binds them When Duncan whisks her to his home in Scotland she could accept that But can she forgive him for taking away her modern life when she finds herself in the sixteenth century And is it love they feel Or something else


Dragon Dawn (Dinosaurian Time Travel, #1)

Time snakes between alternate universes Ever watchful an alien intelligence survives on Mars waiting to be found by spacefarers from Earth The alien s ultimate goal is to send human astronauts back in time where they will alter the past and thwart the extinction of the dinosaurs A race of intelligent dinosaurs resembling the alien s extinct species subsequently evolves to rule the world But a human female astronaut through a strange twist of fate survives the change in the space time continuum After finding herself in a dinosaurian body she must race against time and the formidable alien to restore the universe to its rightful course Book One of the Dinosaurian Time Travel Series br br Dragon Dawn takes the intriguing plot device of time travel and uses cutting edge science to produce a new spin on the evolution of intelligence The subject matter blends fields of study the author Deborah O Neill Cordes loves in equal measure she holds a bachelor s degree in zoology and a master s degree in history She offers her readers a window into exotic worlds lushly beautiful often terrifying and wholly compelling


The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (Sisterhood, #1)

Carmen got the jeans at a thrift shop They didn t look all that great they were worn dirty and speckled with bleach On the night before she and her friends part for the summer Carmen decides to toss them But Tibby says they re great She d love to have them Lena and Bridget also think they re fabulous Lena decides that they should all try them on Whoever they fit best will get them Nobody knows why but the pants fit everyone perfectly Even Carmen who never thinks she looks good in anything thinks she looks good in the pants Over a few bags of cheese puffs they decide to form a sisterhood and take the vow of the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants the next morning they say good bye And then the journey of the pants and the most memorable summer of their lives begins


Summer of Love: A Time Travel

A Philip K Dick Award Finalist San Francisco Chronicle Recommended Book The year is and something new is sweeping across America good vibes bad vibes psychedelic music lab designed drugs anti war protests racial tension free love dropouts flower children An age of innocence a time of danger The Summer of Love San Francisco is the Summer of Love a convergence where American youth seek a New Explanation music is free in the park and violence lurks just around the corner Lost in these strange and wondrous days teenager Susan Bell alias Starbright has run away from the straight suburbs of Cleveland to find her troubled best friend Her path will cross with Chiron Cat s Eye in Draco a strange and beautiful young man who has journeyed farther than she could ever imagine With the guidance of Ruby A Maverick a feisty half black half white Haight Ashbury hip merchant Starbright and Chi will discover a love spanning five centuries But Chi has traveled across the centuries on a vital mission nothing less than saving the Universe He Starbright and Ruby must unite to save all of spacetime from demonic entities who crave their annihilation Clear sighted witty and wise Locus Magazine Lisa Mason has published nine novels including Summer of Love a Philip K Dick Award Finalist and San Francisco Chronicle Recommended Book The Gilded Age a New York Times Notable Book and New York Public Library Recommended Book Strange Ladies Stories a collection of previously published short fiction and two dozen stories and novellas in magazines and anthologies worldwide Her Omni story Tomorrow s Child sold outright as a feature film to Universal Studios Cover copyright by Tom Robinson Literary agent Mark Gottlieb Trident Media Group


Jane Eyre: In Half the Time

A troubled childhood strengthens Jane Eyre s natural independence and spirit which prove necessary when she finds a position as governess at Thornfield Hall But when she finds love with her sardonic employer Rochester the discovery of his terrible secret forces her to make a choice


The Mammoth Book of Time Travel Romance

Twenty tales of swashbuckling adventure and passionate romance from some of the most exciting names in romance fiction including Margo Maguire Autumn Daw Sandy Blair Michele Maddox Patti O Shea Holly Lisle Kimberly Raye and Madeline Baker br br Join the heroines in this delightful anthology as they step backwards or forwards in time transported to the Scottish Highlands or yesteryear the Wild West or the distant future Propelled through time into situations rich with possibility and fraught with danger these sexy sassy heroines each seek their dreamed of happy ending br br Will souls separated by time be reunited or kept apart forever


Molly Moon's Hypnotic Time Travel Adventure (Molly Moon, #3)

Molly Moon meets Molly Moon In this third book in the wildly popular em New York Times em bestselling series mesmerizing orphan Molly Moon and her fabulouspug Petula are off to India where they discover a new twist in the potential power of hypnosis time travel With the book available in trade paperback for the first time readers can experience Molly s adventure in an edition perfectly suited for time travel


The Time Machine

b I ve had a most amazing time b br br So begins the Time Traveller s astonishing firsthand account of his journey years beyond his own era and the story that launched H G Wells s successful career and earned him his reputation as the father of science fiction With a speculative leap that still fires the imagination Wells sends his brave explorer to face a future burdened with our greatest hopes and our darkest fears A pull of the Time Machine s lever propels him to the age of a slowly dying Earth There he discovers two bizarre races the ethereal Eloi and the subterranean Morlocks who not only symbolize the duality of human nature but offer a terrifying portrait of the men of tomorrow as well Published in this masterpiece of invention captivated readers on the threshold of a new century Thanks to Wells s expert storytelling and provocative insight b The Time Machine b will continue to enthrall readers for generations to come br br


Mirrorlight (Once Upon a Time-Travel)

When Cora Grames is abandoned in England at a haunted castle she feels very sorry for herself until she sees the sexy man in the mirror that only appears to her And when she finds out that she can touch him he suddenly becomes more than a fantasy But how can she fight for a man that doesn t exist in her time br br This novella k includes a man that might be a ghost a neighbor that might be a fairy godmother in disguise and possibly sex involving a mirror


Love, Eternally (Roman Time Travel, #1)

A witch s ancient curse propels talented flutist Gigi Perrin back to A D to the court of the depraved Roman Emperor Honorius and his admirable sister Princess Galla Placidia There Gigi grapples with her disbelief about what has happened and with the strange new world of violent politics social upheaval and barbarians straining at the very gates of an empire Through it all she must struggle with her powerful attraction to a pagan senator and military commander Quintus Magnus a man exotically different from anyone she has ever known On the brink of a dark and war torn age Gigi joins forces with Magnus battling to save a princess and her people and ultimately finding love amid the chaos before the fall of Rome


Love in the Time of Cholera

In their youth Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy well born doctor Florentino is devastated but he is a romantic As he rises in his business career he whiles away the years in affairs yet he reserves his heart for Fermina Her husband dies at last and Florentino purposefully attends the funeral Fifty years nine months and four days after he first declared his love for Fermina he will do so again


GONE WITH THE WIND: best novels of all time

GONE WITH THE WIND br Margaret Mitchell best novels of all time


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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: By Mark Twain (Illustrated Edition): An adventure travel to find the freedom of a boy and a young slave.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a classic literature story about the adventures of children in the Mississippi Valley Between Huck a boy who lives with Ms Watson and Widow Douglas and Miss Watson s runaway slave Jim They both travel adventure to get their freedom


Frankenstein (Centaur Classics) [The 100 greatest novels of all time - #79]

A masterpiece Phillip Pullman br One of the most original and complete productions of the day Percy Bysshe Shelley br The greatest paradox and most astonishing achievement of Mary Shelley s novel is that the monster is more human than his creator This nameless being as much a modern Adam as his creator is a modern Prometheus is more lovable than his creator and more hateful more to be pitied and more to be feared and above all able to give the attentive reader that shock of added consciousness in which aesthetic recognition compels a heightened realization of self Harold Bloom br br Mary Shelley began writing Frankenstein when she was only eighteen At once a Gothic thriller a passionate romance and a cautionary tale about the dangers of science Frankenstein tells the story of committed science student Victor Frankenstein Obsessed with discovering the cause of generation and life and bestowing animation upon lifeless matter Frankenstein assembles a human being from stolen body parts but upon bringing it to life he recoils in horror at the creature s hideousness Tormented by isolation and loneliness the once innocent creature turns to evil and unleashes a campaign of murderous revenge against his creator Frankenstein br Frankenstein an instant bestseller and an important ancestor of both the horror and science fiction genres not only tells a terrifying story but also raises profound disturbing questions about the very nature of life and the place of humankind within the cosmos What does it mean to be human What responsibilities do we have to each other How far can we go in tampering with Nature In our age filled with news of organ donation genetic engineering and bio terrorism these questions are more relevant than ever


The Best Time Travel Stories of the 20th Century

Stories by Arthur C Clarke Jack Finney Joe Haldeman Ursula K Le Guin br H G Wells s seminal novella The Time Machine published in provided the springboard for modern science fiction s time travel explosion Responding to their own fascination with the subject the greatest visionary writers of the twentieth century penned some of their finest stories Here are eighteen of the most exciting tales ever told