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Best Young Adult Fiction Books – Like Narnia – New Book

New phrases can be a outcome of a gap in the language of any offered speech community, but they are at other times not a immediate end result of an object or idea with no title or communicable designation. Gaps in the language of a speech group are developed by the introduction of new objects or the use of older objects for newly learned functions or as names for new inventions. But other new words come into getting in which there was presently a flawlessly ample expression applied in the speech community. This kind of “new word” delivers an more standpoint to something that is familiar. They do not fill any sort of language gap, but in their individual way they give an evolution in language that is required to the vitality of the speech community’s language technique.For the object of this study, we are going to look at new phrases as launched in published literature. Historical past has established that language is, at occasions, acquired from fictional words an/or suggestions released in stories. For instance, Jonathan Swift wrote Gulliver’s Travels, young adult fiction. The story informed inside of this distinct e-book contained a fictional race of creatures with the overall look of people. They were brutish and fully imaginary. The identify that Swift gave this imaginary race of brutish creatures in his novel was Yahoo. This phrase has due to the fact been adopted and included into every day speech as a slang expression in selected communities. Calling a person a Yahoo in every day speech in the present time period does not indicate that the speaker believes that particular individual is by some means a descendant or member of the imaginary race of brutish creatures Swift produced for his e-book. Calling somebody a Yahoo in today’s society is the equal of describing them as boorish, rude, crude or silly. As in the scenario of the Yahoo, some adopted slang words can gradually be included so totally that they are taken as part of everyday speech patterns.With the feasible acquisition of new words from the composed word in mind, we can now turn to the huge publicity of the younger adult speech local community to the series of Harry Potter publications produced by J.K. Rowling. The Harry Potter books have been translated into about 55 languages. When the fifth e book was unveiled in the United States there ended up five million copies marketed in the very first day. The whole quantity of Harry Potter textbooks offered all the way through the entire world is astronomical. A massive part of these numbers are attributable to members of the youthful adult speech community. Even though the acceptance of the book is not bound by age group definitions, the ebook was at first intended to attain younger older people and the younger adult shopper group is nonetheless largely focused as the principal obtaining group for the textbooks. With these amounts it is difficult to argue that the younger grownup speech group is not going to be effected in any way by the book.The influence of the Harry Potter collection on the youthful adult speech community has been acknowledged by pros in the medical/wellness area. Numerous psychiatrists embrace the Harry Potter collection.

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Children of the After: Awakening (book 1)


Children of the After: Awakening (book 1)



It has been six months since their father locked them in the security vault with a promise to return. But he never came back. With supplies running out and vital life support systems failing, Jack, Samantha, and Will have no choice but to ignore their father’s warnings and leave the vault. With no knowledge of what befell the world outside, or what they might expect once the door is opened, the…


Giovanna: The Cowboy's Calabrese Mail Order Bride (Sweet Land of Liberty Brides Book 1)


Giovanna: The Cowboy’s Calabrese Mail Order Bride (Sweet Land of Liberty Brides Book 1)



Can a young Italian widow win the love of a Nordic cowboy in time to save the only thing she loves?1892 Passionate and stubborn, Italian-born Giovanna from Calabria is beautiful, committed to her family, and honest to a fault. Newly widowed, Giovanna must find a way to help her sick daughter, Rosa, before she loses the only one she loves.Hard-working, reserved and practical, Laars has broken wit…


Alien Masters (10 Book Bundle of Sci-Fi Romance Tales)


Alien Masters (10 Book Bundle of Sci-Fi Romance Tales)



They’ve traveled a long way to get it deep…These strict and stern alien masters are sure going to get the job of disciplining done!…














A woman without her sister is like a bird without wings Vinyl wall art Inspirational quotes and saying home decor decal sticker


A woman without her sister is like a bird without wings Vinyl wall art Inspirational quotes and saying home decor decal sticker


$13.03


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Hawke: A Cold Fury Hockey Novel (Carolina Cold Fury Hockey)


Hawke: A Cold Fury Hockey Novel (Carolina Cold Fury Hockey)



NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The Carolina Cold Fury hockey series continues as the team’s most notorious party animal gets blindsided by the one that got away.   Off the ice, elite defenseman Hawke Therrien enjoys his fair share of booze and good times. And why shouldn’t he? He’s worked his way up from the minor leagues and made himself a star. The only thing Hawke misses from that life i…


Alex: A Cold Fury Hockey Novel (Carolina Cold Fury Hockey Book 1)


Alex: A Cold Fury Hockey Novel (Carolina Cold Fury Hockey Book 1)



New York Times bestselling author Sawyer Bennett scores big-time with the first novel in a sexy new series hot enough to melt the ice. Hockey star Alexander Crossman has a reputation as a cold-hearted player on and off the rink. Pushed into the sport by an alcoholic father, Alex isn’t afraid to give fans the proverbial middle finger, relishing his role as the MVP they love to hate. Management, h…


Sawyer (The Lawmen of Silver Creek Ranch Book 8)


Sawyer (The Lawmen of Silver Creek Ranch Book 8)



USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR DELORES FOSSEN RETURNS TO SILVER CREEK WITH A TALE OF LOVE AND DECEPTION. Sawyer Ryland would know her anywhere: the beautiful blonde who briefly shared his bed only to deceive him in the end. He vowed never to trust her again, but Cassidy O’Neal’s on the run from kidnappers…with a newborn in her arms. Cassidy will do anything to save her family, even flee to her e…








2014


2014


$16.98


With a new prologue ‘Splendid. anyone who wants to understand Indian politics or think they do should read it’ -Indian Express ‘Delightfully written. he has a sharp eye for details, especially the actions of political leaders’ – India Today ‘Captures the drama of 2014 and the men who powered it’-Open ‘Holds you to your seat, often on the edge. A procession of India’s colourful political characters-Lalu Yadav, Amit Shah, Rahul Gandhi, Narendra Modi and many more come intimately close through the author’s accounts’ -The Hindu ‘Candid and forthright. and deliciously indiscreet’ -Hindustan Times ‘A racy narrative that goes beyond recording immediate political history’ -Tehelka The 2014 Indian general elections has been regarded as the most important elections in Indian history since 1977. It saw the decimation of the ruling Congress party, a spectacular victory for the BJP and a new style of campaigning that broke every rule in the political game. But how and why? In his riveting book, Rajdeep Sardesai tracks the story of this pivotal election through all the key players and the big news stories. Beginning with 2012, when Narendra Modi won the state elections in Gujarat for a third time but set his sights on a bigger prize, to the scandals that crippled Manmohan Singh and UPA-II, and moving to the back-room strategies of Team Modi, the extraordinary missteps of Rahul Gandhi and the political dramas of election year, he draws a panoramic picture of the year that changed India. Note: This book is in the Hindi language and has been made available for the Kindle, Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Paperwhite, iPhone and iPad, and for iOS, Windows Phone and Android devices.

2014


2014


$5.96


With a new prologue ‘Splendid. anyone who wants to understand Indian politics or think they do should read it’ -Indian Express ‘Delightfully written. he has a sharp eye for details, especially the actions of political leaders’ – India Today ‘Captures the drama of 2014 and the men who powered it’-Open ‘Holds you to your seat, often on the edge. A procession of India’s colourful political characters-Lalu Yadav, Amit Shah, Rahul Gandhi, Narendra Modi and many more come intimately close through the author’s accounts’ -The Hindu ‘Candid and forthright. and deliciously indiscreet’ -Hindustan Times ‘A racy narrative that goes beyond recording immediate political history’ -Tehelka The 2014 Indian general elections has been regarded as the most important elections in Indian history since 1977. It saw the decimation of the ruling Congress party, a spectacular victory for the BJP and a new style of campaigning that broke every rule in the political game. But how and why? In his riveting book, Rajdeep Sardesai tracks the story of this pivotal election through all the key players and the big news stories. Beginning with 2012, when Narendra Modi won the state elections in Gujarat for a third time but set his sights on a bigger prize, to the scandals that crippled Manmohan Singh and UPA-II, and moving to the back-room strategies of Team Modi, the extraordinary missteps of Rahul Gandhi and the political dramas of election year, he draws a panoramic picture of the year that changed India. Note: This book is in the Hindi language and has been made available for the Kindle, Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Paperwhite, iPhone and iPad, and for iOS, Windows Phone and Android devices.

Aarushi


Aarushi


$3.73


The murders that gripped the nation Seven years ago a teenage girl, Aarushi Talwar, was found murdered in her bedroom in Noida, a middle-class suburb of Delhi. The body of the prime suspect-the family servant, Hemraj-was discovered a day later. Who had committed the double murders, and why? Within weeks, Aarushi’s parents, the Talwars, were accused; four years later, they went on trial and were convicted. But did they do it? Avirook Sen attended the trial, accessed important documents and interviewed all the players-from Aarushi’s friends to Hemraj’s old boss, from the investigators to the forensic scientists-to write a meticulous and chilling book that reads like a thriller but also tells a story that is horrifyingly true. Aarushi is the definitive account of a sensational crime, and the investigation and trial that followed. Note: This book is in the Hindi language and has been made available for the Kindle, Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Paperwhite, iPhone and iPad, and for iOS, Windows Phone and Android devices.

Aarushi


Aarushi


$16.98


The murders that gripped the nation Seven years ago a teenage girl, Aarushi Talwar, was found murdered in her bedroom in Noida, a middle-class suburb of Delhi. The body of the prime suspect-the family servant, Hemraj-was discovered a day later. Who had committed the double murders, and why? Within weeks, Aarushi’s parents, the Talwars, were accused; four years later, they went on trial and were convicted. But did they do it? Avirook Sen attended the trial, accessed important documents and interviewed all the players-from Aarushi’s friends to Hemraj’s old boss, from the investigators to the forensic scientists-to write a meticulous and chilling book that reads like a thriller but also tells a story that is horrifyingly true. Aarushi is the definitive account of a sensational crime, and the investigation and trial that followed. Note: This book is in the Hindi language and has been made available for the Kindle, Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Paperwhite, iPhone and iPad, and for iOS, Windows Phone and Android devices.

Addiction


Addiction


$4.99


Can you feel it?” he asked, and Mila nodded. “What is it?” she finally got a chance to ask and felt his head shake. “I have no idea.” “I like it,” she confessed into his embrace, following the glowing kindling that burned everywhere she touched him. “Why aren’t you happy?” she asked his sad eyes. “Because I found something so precious I don’t even dare to breathe.” What would you do if you found something too precious to ever live without? What would you do if you met the love of your life and knew that dark, lethal secrets were determined to keep you apart? Would you fight? Would you be brave enough? When Mila falls in love with Adam, she decides to stand against it all; against the dangers, against the secrets, against the fear, and even against herself. She is prepared to give up everything in exchange for their love, everything but the truth. But Adam is sworn to secrecy, and the only thing that she isn’t willing to give up on is threatening to tear them apart. Should she accept to live with the veiled threats and the horrible mysteries of his world? Should she trust him blindly and completely surrender to their passionate, addictive romance? Would you? Addiction is the first book of the exhilarating, romantic, and spine-chilling Beyond Life series, and a breathtaking introduction to Mila’s life.

Amaranthine


Amaranthine


$4.99


A tear is a flame of love, Each tiny fire for happiness lost, Each time to dry with hope, Each tiny tear a leak from the heart, To kindle a spark of life. This book, like a tear, is to light the spark within. For a candle to light another, it doesn’t diminish itself; rather, the light grows stronger together. Earth is hurting, and we do nothing, but together, we can change the world for the better. My characterization of different things is like peeking through a letterbox. There is so much more there if only we could see.

Amaranthine


Amaranthine


$3.99


A tear is a flame of love, Each tiny fire for happiness lost, Each time to dry with hope, Each tiny tear a leak from the heart, To kindle a spark of life. This book, like a tear, is to light the spark within. For a candle to light another, it doesn’t diminish itself; rather, the light grows stronger together. Earth is hurting, and we do nothing, but together, we can change the world for the better. My characterisation of different things is like peeking through a letterbox. There is so much more there if only we could see. I’m a proud British author with a butterfly brain, which means my head is in the clouds but my feet are on the ground- always happy and helpful in any way possible. I published this for a few reasons, but the main one is that I wish to show everyone that with enough determination, anything is possible. I want you to be inspired. Take what you feel from reading these poems, these ideas and hopes and feelings. Use your gift, and become who you dream to be! Do what you love to do. Life isn’t endless, but what we imagine is.

Annihilation


Annihilation


$2.99


Death is the easy way out. Still clinging rabidly to power, the Elites spin lies of prejudice and hatred, stoking the fires of war. The sole driving force toward peace, Mira sacrificed every-thing for the cause. In the end, strong as she was, Mira was never enough. Katie Salidas. Dissension (Chronicles of the Uprising, #1) (Kindle Locations 2150-2152). Rising Sign Books.

Archeofuturism 2.0


Archeofuturism 2.0


$9.99


In Archeofuturism, which became a cult classic in some circles, Guillaume Faye stipulated that the twenty-first century would not develop in line with the forecasts. We will soon live through – and it is already beginning – an explosive return of the archaic which will give the future the face of a dream – or of a nightmare, depending on one’s perspective. In this book, Faye presents his ideas in the form of a series of eleven stories showing the trajectory of Western civilisation: they begin in the summer of 1914, and they end long after your death. Archeofuturism 2.0 is a thrilling work of science fiction that will haunt your dreams and awaken your unspoken desires. ‘June, 1914. Europe is at the height of her power, and summer enters proudly, ready to shine with all her fire. It’s the final summer of the Belle Epoque; the last beautiful days before the iron hurricane. And although international tensions continually unnerve the public mind, in high society, everyone is serene: this crisis will surely blow over like the rest, like the one in 1910, won’t it? The Kaiser will never go for war. He’s not mad!’-Episode One: A Little Game of Fortune-Telling ‘To the men of the future: My name is Jeanne Riquetout and I am witness to the very rapid end of a civilisation that was born thousands of years ago. This civilisation slowly expanded to cover nearly all of the Earth, which was populated by eight billion people.’ -Episode Two: Apollo Will Return ‘The embers which had smouldered for a time in the far east and California, like exhausted fireflies, blinked out in turn. A fire never springs up again in the same hearth, and old firebrands always die. A new fire must be kindled. But that takes time. a great deal of time.’ -Episode Six: The Republic of Flanders: The Last Fires ‘They must have, during the brief period of their existence, dominated the Earth; their civilisation, like an ephemeral comet, was brilliant. One thing is certain: they were related to the monkeys, wh

Authors Access


Authors Access


$6.95


The industry’s most experienced veterans are ready to share their hard-won success secrets with you about. Editing and working with an editor Writing effective prose Marketing your product Amazon programs and Amazon Kindle Book Proposals that work Exploiting Web 2.0 to promote your book Book Design Freelancing Online sales opportunities Branding yourself or your book Book Reviews GhostWriting Self-Publishing Expanding Publicity Galleys and ARCs and more. The distilled wisdom from interviews, reports, and lessons learned from dozens of guests over two years of weekly podcasts is now at your fingertips! Whether you’re into nonfiction, children’s books, mysteries, romance, science fiction, or history, you can take your writing and marketing power to new worlds of possibility with. Authors Access – Where authors get published and published authors get successful! More information at www. AuthorsAccess.com From Modern History Press www. ModernHistoryPress.com

Aloha, Baby!


Aloha, Baby!


$0.99


Being pregnant and alone is not a situation Leilani Kehele thought she would ever be facing. Nevertheless, that is exactly how she finds herself in Aloha, Baby! Feeling like a disappointment to her family, Lani turns to her two handsome and loyal best friends, Kai and Honi, for advice. In an attempt to arrange the best possible outcome for this challenging scenario, the three hatch a plan to give Lani’s baby a father. Will it work? Will Lani and her baby be able to find their happily ever after ending? Escape into the enchanting Hawaiian islands with Leilani, Kai, and Honi by reading this heartwarming tale of friendship, love, and triumph after heartbreak. This novella is part of The Escape Series, which includes the Kindle Scout winning book, Getting Lei’d and Cruising for Love. The books in this series are standalone novels that do not have cliffhanger endings. They share characters, but are designed so they can be read in any order.E-book Categories: Contemporary Romance Fiction, Women’s Romance Fiction, Romantic Novella, Romance Books for Kindle, Romance Reads, Romance Love Stories, Romance Series, Romance Humor, Romantic Comedy, Rom Com, Romance Humorous, Hawaii Fiction, Island Romance, Chick Lit.

Badlands


Badlands


$3.99


Outlander meets post-Civil War unrest in the conclusion to Melissa Lenhardt’s fast-paced historical series.”A fast-paced page-turner, kill or be killed historical romance with bandits, Pinkerton agents, bounty hunters, mystery and more. Melissa Lenhardt writes with passion and does not hold anything back. Her research on the historical facts and people she portrays enhances the plot without overwhelming.” RT Book Reviews (4.5 stars, Top Pick!) on Blood OathLaura’s worst fears have been realized: Kindle has been taken into custody and she is once again on the run. The noose awaits her in New York, but Laura is realizing that there are some things worse than death. Finally running out of places to hide, it may be time for Dr. Catherine Bennett to face her past. “Packs a big punch with grit and raw passion. There is mystery, murder, Indians, bounty hunters and intrigue. The women are brave, intelligent and don’t take crap from anyone. Lenhardt is a talented, creative writer; she has a grand slam out of the park with Sawbones.” – RT Book Reviews (Top Pick!) 4.5 stars”Raw, gritty and sometimes graphic, Melissa Lenhardt has crafted a page-turner. In Sawbones, the women are smart, brave and at times ‘incorrigible.’ The plot twists, unique characters and intriguing story of passion and betrayal make this a book well worth discovering.”- Jane Kirkpatrick, New York Times bestselling author of A Light in the Wilderness”Absolutely loved it! I couldn’t tear myself away from Sawbones. An epic story of love and courage that sweeps from east to west, Sawbones will rip right through you.” – Marci Jefferson, author of Girl on the Golden Coin”You will fall in love with Catherine, as I did, as she struggles to assert herself in a violent and treacherous world, fighting not only prejudice but evil.”- Sandra Dallas, New York Times bestselling author’sawbones is a thoroughly original, smart and satisfying hybrid, perhaps a new subgenre: the feminist Western.” – Lone Star Literary Life

Beast


Beast


$2.99


My heart was thumping like mad, I couldn’t seem to read fast enough. then the shocking ending comes!” – The Kindle Book Review “Violence, angst and sexual tension abound.” No one escapes the night unscathed. It has been days since Lily killed the vampire responsible for her brutal attack. Now she and Wolf have been summoned by the Society to answer for her actions. Standing before the Regent, she learns she has tipped the human and supernatural scales. A new vampire is required to restore balance. When she hears the penalty for her crime, Wolf protectively steps in and accepts a dangerous task in exchange for her freedom. He must find the rogue vampire who has been slaughtering citizens in their territory or risk losing Lily to the Society. And he only has days to do it. As the night of reckoning fast approaches, Lily finds an unlikely advocate in a centuries-old, seductive vampire named Athene who gives her an ominous warning. Athene knows secrets about Wolf she won’t divulge, which only complicates the mysterious revelation Lily has recently discovered about herself. Screams, growls, and cries echo throughout the darkest, desolate streets of the city. The final showdown determines who is predator and who will become prey. One thing remains certain-no one escapes the night unscathed. Beast is the much anticipated sequel to Prey by James D Horton.

Adrishya Bharat


Adrishya Bharat


$13.58


‘Written with great sensitivity, this book will open our eyes’-Jairam Ramesh, Minister for Rural Development In many parts of the country, the inhuman practice of manual scavenging continues to thrive in spite of a law banning it. Moreover, the people forced to carry out this degrading work remain invisible to the rest of us, pushed to the margins of society without any recourse to help or hope. Now, for the first time, award-winning journalist Bhasha Singh turns the spotlight on this ignored community. In Unseen, based on over a decade of research, she unveils the horrific plight of manual scavengers across eleven states in the country while also recording their ongoing struggle for self-empowerment. Previously published in Hindi to both critical and commercial success, this is an explosive work of reportage on a burning issue. Note: This book is in the Hindi language and has been made available for the Kindle, Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Paperwhite, iPhone and iPad, and for iOS, Windows Phone and Android devices.

Adrishya Bharat


Adrishya Bharat


$2.97


‘Written with great sensitivity, this book will open our eyes’-Jairam Ramesh, Minister for Rural Development In many parts of the country, the inhuman practice of manual scavenging continues to thrive in spite of a law banning it. Moreover, the people forced to carry out this degrading work remain invisible to the rest of us, pushed to the margins of society without any recourse to help or hope. Now, for the first time, award-winning journalist Bhasha Singh turns the spotlight on this ignored community. In Unseen, based on over a decade of research, she unveils the horrific plight of manual scavengers across eleven states in the country while also recording their ongoing struggle for self-empowerment. Previously published in Hindi to both critical and commercial success, this is an explosive work of reportage on a burning issue. Note: This book is in the Hindi language and has been made available for the Kindle, Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Paperwhite, iPhone and iPad, and for iOS, Windows Phone and Android devices.

Bigfoot Beginnings


Bigfoot Beginnings


$2.99


Before they set out on The Hunt for Bigfoot…Before they met the Lord of the Dead…Charlie, Rick, and Katy have never seen a Bigfoot. Yet soon each of them will, separately, experience something inexplicable in the woods, something that makes them question their worldview, something that sets them on the path to their destiny. If you’ve read the Human Origins Series novels, then you know these characters well. If not, then take this chance to meet them. In Bigfoot Beginnings, find out how they first experienced the Bigfoot phenomenon, and how those events changed their lives. Father and son Charlie and Rick Bergren go through the same events together but react in vastly different ways. Katy, while hiking alone in the woods, gets shaken up by a strange series of events that will alter her future in ways she hasn’t yet imagined. This Kindle book contains three short stories, plus a bonus of four chapters from The Hunt for Bigfoot (Book One in the Human Origins Series). It’s the first volume in a series of backstories-short stories focusing on events in the lives of characters from the Human Origins Series novels by Lisa A. Shiel.

Bodyguard


Bodyguard


$1.99


The brainchild of Amazon Kindle Number One bestselling western writers Mike Stotter and Ben Bridges, PICCADILLY PUBLISHING is dedicated to reissuing new and classic fiction from Yesterday and Today! BODYGUARD Crow sighed again. If ever he’d seen a man eager to get his wife raped and his whole family butchered then this was the one. If Okie had just sat down and had a drink and kept quiet, there was a fair chance that the three would have taken their pleasure of the woman a few times and then maybe left them all alone. But he’d just opened his mouth in the biggest way, revealing that he was carrying a sizeable sum of money. ‘I’ll pay you two hundred dollars each to let us be!’ pleaded Okie. ‘You’ll pay six hundred dollars, Mister?’ asked Crow quietly. All of a sudden he had himself a reason to get involved in the action. JAMES W. MARVIN Laurence James was a member of the original ‘Piccadilly Cowboys’. In 1972 he became a full-time freelance author and journalist and for many years thereafter published short science fiction stories in both Britain and the U.S. In 1974 he published his first novel, Earth Lies Sleeping which introduces galactic secret agent Simon Rack. The series is shortly to appear in electronic form under the PP imprint. At around the same time, Laurence published a fantasy saga of Hells Angels under the name ‘Mick Norman’. The four books, Angels from Hell, Angel Challenge, Guardian Angels and Angels on my Mind, were later repackaged as The Angel Chronicles by Creation Books. Laurence went on to enjoy a highly prolific career, publishing dozens of novels under his own name as well as various pen names. Today Laurence is best-remembered for his post apocalyptic Deathlands series, for which he penned more than thirty novels under the name ‘James Axler’. He was also a gifted western writer, and among his many western credits are such series as Crow, Apache, Herne the Hunter, Caleb Thorn and Gunslinger. His other series work included The Witches a

Cargoes


Cargoes


$3.95


A brilliant, and very touching, story of a middle-aged rock journo interviewing a young arrogant, self-absorbed rapper, over-compensating for his troubled upbringing. Nick Earls is the author of twenty books, including novels that have appeared on bestseller lists in Australia, the UK and the Amazon Kindle store. Zigzag Street (Pan Books, 1996) won a Betty Trask Award in the UK in 1998. Bachelor Kisses (Penguin, 1998) was one of Who Weekly’s books of the year in 1998. Perfect Skin (Viking, 2000) was the only novel to be a finalist in the Australian Comedy Awards in 2003. Its Italian edition was adapted into the feature film Solo un Padre, which was a top-ten box office hit in Italy through Cattleya/Warner Bros in 2008. He has written five novels with teenage central characters. 48 Shades of Brown (Penguin, 1999) was awarded book of the year (older readers) by the Children’s Book Council in 2000, and in the US it was a Kirkus Reviews selection in its books of the year for 2004. A feature film adapted from the novel was released by Disney’s Buena Vista International in 2006. His earlier young-adult novel, After January (UQP, 1996), was also an award-winner. After January, 48 Shades of Brown, Zigzag Street and Perfect Skin have all been successfully adapted for theatre by La Boite, and the Zigzag Street play toured nationally in 2005. The True Story of Butterfish (Vintage Australia, 2010) was written as both a play and a novel, with the play version premiering at the Powerhouse in Brisbane in 2009 as part of the Brisbane Festival. Nick Earls is also the author of the world’s first etymology-based time-travel adventure series for children, Word Hunters, which has been shortlisted by both the Australian Book Industry awards and the Speech Pathology Australia book of the year awards. His contribution to writing led to him being awarded the Queensland Writers Centre’s inaugural Johnno award in 2001 and a Centenary Medal in 2003. His work as a writer, in writing

Chaddi Buddies


Chaddi Buddies


$3.99


Hill Mansion wasn’t really a mansion; it was just a ramshackle hut on a smallhill. But for Robert Pereira, it was better than any place he had seen in his villageGolvada. His chaddi buddies Anand and Baloo lived there with their elderbrother Dattya his hero and the village cricket team captain. Robert hadnamed their hut, ‘Hill Mansion’, moved by love for his buddies. It didn’t matterto him that they were the sons of a domestic help. Robert loved Hill Mansion more than his own modern house, because the poorbut strong residents of Hill Mansion had given him the courage to live andfight, bestowing on him the pet name Samson. On the other hand, his siblingsand village bullies made fun of his clumsiness and weakness, and nicknamedhim Pondya an indolent, feeble fellow. Will Robert be able to fight the village bullies and erase the shameful ‘Pondya’tag to his name? Will his love for his buddies stand the test of time and socialbarriers as he grows up?Chaddi Buddies is a tender story of friendship, love and brotherhood, loosely based on the author’s childhood, whichwill kindle sweet memories as you read on.

Chauri Chaura


Chauri Chaura


$16.98


Based on new documents, facts and talking to local residents, Chauri Chaura is the first extensive and authentic book on this event in hindi. On 4th February 1922 around 4 pm over 2000 village folk under the leadership of farmers surrounded the Chauri Chaura police post. Tired of long exploitation and insult of the British rule, they put the police post ablaze in which the 24 policemen trapped inside were burnt to death. Going beyond the debate of violence and non-violence, this book explores the root causes of the socio political milieu which forced the dalit, poor people to take this step. This book will take you to the nondescript village of Chauri Chaura of 1922 which would in the coming years was to shape the freedom movement of the country. Chauri Chaura is a strong academic work which is told with suavity of fiction by a master storyteller of our times. Note: This book is in the Hindi language and has been made available for the Kindle, Kindle Fire HD, Kindle Paperwhite, iPhone and iPad, and for iOS, Windows Phone and Android devices.
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