The Activist and The Capitalist: An Unlikely Love Story

“I’m now not inebriated – only a litt-le high.”

On a paranormal moonlit evening, Jai and Anusha meet and fall in love. once they meet back even if, they become aware of that Jai is the crass capitalist constructing Rasa Vihar, the history construction that Anusha and her NGO are scuffling with to guard. unavoidably they conflict, with neither keen to consider to the opposite. the matter is that even supposing publicly they're enemies, in deepest, they're wildly interested in one another. – but if secrets and techniques and betrayals input the equation – issues rather start to get uncontrolled.

Will the Activist and the Capitalist ever have the ability to locate universal ground?

An intriguing love tale, set in Chennai from the best-selling writer of teen. Buy now!

Show description

Continue reading →

Die satanischen Verse: Roman (German Edition)

By Salman Rushdie

Bejubelt und verdammt: Das Buch, für das Salman Rushdie zum Tode verurteilt wurde

Über der englischen Küste wird ein Flugzeug in die Luft gesprengt. Die einzigen Überlebenden dieses Terroranschlags sind Gibril Farishta und Saladin Chamcha, zwei indische Schauspieler, die buchstäblich vom Himmel fallen und wie durch ein Wunder unversehrt bleiben. Doch nach dem Absturz gehen seltsame Dinge mit ihnen vor: Der Muslim Gibril zeigt immer mehr Ähnlichkeit mit dem Erzengel Gabriel, während sich Saladin, der stets seine Herkunft verleugnete, zu einem Abbild des Teufels entwickelt. Doch das ist erst der Beginn einer überwältigenden Odysee zwischen intestine und Böse, zwischen Fantasie und Realität.

Show description

Continue reading →

Wait for You

By J. Lynn

The no 1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling phenomenon

Some issues are worthy looking ahead to . . .

Traveling hundreds of thousands of miles from domestic to go into collage is the one method nineteen-year-old Avery Morgansten can break out what occurred at that fateful Halloween get together 5 years ago—an occasion that perpetually replaced her existence. What she by no means deliberate on was once taking pictures the eye of the single man who may well shatter the precarious destiny she's construction for herself.

Some issues are worthy experiencing . . .

Cameron Hamilton is six ft, 3 inches of swoon-worthy hotness, com-plete with a couple of extraordinary blue eyes and a extraordinary skill to make Avery wish issues she believed have been irrevocably stolen from her. becoming concerned with him is risky. but ignoring the simmering stress that sparks among them—and brings out an aspect of her she by no means knew existed—is impossible.

Some issues is just not stored quiet . . .

But whilst Avery starts off receiving threatening e-mails and get in touch with calls, she's compelled to stand a previous she desires to retain buried and recognize that somebody is refusing to permit her to permit cross of that evening while every little thing replaced. If the devastating fact comes out, will she resurface with one much less scar? and should Cam be there to aid her?

And a few issues are worthy struggling with for . . .

Show description

Continue reading →

The Inn at Rose Harbor: A Rose Harbor Novel

By Debbie Macomber

From no 1 New York Times bestselling writer Debbie Macomber comes the 1st e-book in a chain set within the loved Pacific Northwest city of Cedar Cove.

Jo Marie Rose first arrives in Cedar Cove looking a clean commence. a tender widow dealing with the loss of life of her husband, she purchases a neighborhood bed-and-breakfast—the newly christened Rose Harbor Inn—ready to start her lifestyles anew. Her first visitor is Joshua Weaver, who has come domestic to deal with his sick stepfather. the 2 have by no means visible eye to eye, and Joshua has little wish that they could reconcile their transformations. Jo Marie’s different visitor is Abby Kincaid, who has lower back to Cedar Cove to wait her brother’s marriage ceremony. again for the 1st time in 20 years, she virtually needs she hadn’t come, the picturesque city harboring painful thoughts. And as Abby and Joshua attempt to heal from their pasts, and Jo Marie desires of the chances prior to her, all of them become aware of that lifestyles strikes in just one direction—forward.

Praise for Debbie Macomber and The lodge at Rose Harbor

“No one tugs at readers’ heartstrings relatively as successfully as [Debbie] Macomber.”—Chicago Tribune

“Debbie Macomber is the reigning queen of women’s fiction.”—The Sacramento Bee
“Charming . . . hot and serene . . . an excellent novel.”—Bookreporter

Show description

Continue reading →

Herz aus Stein: Roman

By Renate Dorrestein

Suggestiv, psychologisch dicht und voller Spannung

Ellen ist siebenunddreißig und schwanger, als sie kurz entschlossen das leer stehende Haus ihrer Eltern kauft. Damit tastet sie sich zum ersten Mal an die Bruchstücke ihrer schmerzhaften Kindheitserinnerungen heran. Anhand eines Fotoalbums versucht sie zu verstehen, wie der so glückliche Familienalltag in einer Tragödie enden konnte. Drei Geschwister und Ellens Eltern wurden dabei getötet. Warum hat gerade sie überlebt? Und kann es hinter der tiefen Trauer und Verzweiflung irgendwann eine shape von Vergebung geben?

Suggestiv, psychologisch dicht und voller Spannung erzählt Renate Dorrestein von einer Frau, die nach langer Zeit die Kraft findet, sich der eigenen Vergangenheit zu stellen.

Show description

Continue reading →

Hopes and Impediments: Selected Essays

By Chinua Achebe

Some of the most provocative and unique voices in modern literature, Chinua Achebe the following considers where of literature and artwork in our society in a suite of essays spanning his top writing and lectures from the final twenty-three years. For Achebe, overcoming is going hand in hand with removing the damaging results of racism and injustice in Western society. He finds the impediments that also stand within the means of open, equivalent discussion among Africans and Europeans, among blacks and whites, but additionally instills us with wish that they are going to quickly be conquer.

Show description

Continue reading →

Boy Heaven

By Laura Kasischke

Round a campfire, take a seat a bunch of ladies telling grotesque and spooky city legends: there is the lady who, for a comic story, wrote a love observe to devil, signed it in blood, and burnt it and who used to be present in the morning bare, putting from a leap rope within the storage; the guy who tied heavy chains round his murdered wife's physique and tossed her right into a lake, then got here domestic to discover her sitting in his chair smiling, sopping wet; and this - the 3 ladies, Kristy, Desiree and Kristi, who sneaked out of cheerleading camp of their pink convertible one summer season afternoon and flashed a grin (and a bit extra) at boys in a rusty pickup truck. unexpectedly the lads have been all over, hiding within the woods at evening, stalking them. "Boy Heaven" is their story...

Show description

Continue reading →

The Queen's Gambit: A Novel

By Walter Tevis

8 year-old orphan Beth Harmon is quiet, sullen, and by way of all appearances unremarkable. that's until eventually she performs her first online game of chess. Her senses develop sharper, her pondering clearer, and for the 1st time in her lifestyles she feels herself absolutely up to the mark. by way of the age of 16, she’s competing for the U.S. Open championship. yet as she hones her talents at the specialist circuit, the stakes get greater, her isolation grows extra scary, and the concept of break out turns into all of the extra tempting. attractive and fast moving, The Queen’s Gambit speeds to a end as based and pleasant as a mate in 4.

Show description

Continue reading →

The Appetites of Girls

By Pamela Moses

For the viewers that made Commencement a New York Times bestseller comes a unique approximately girls making their manner within the world.

Four younger ladies are thrown jointly as roommates freshman yr in university: Ruth, Francesca, Opal, and Setsu. each one is striving to beat struggles from formative years and locate her precise self.

Tormented by way of self-doubt, Ruth is coddled by means of her immigrant mom, who makes use of nutrients to assuage and keep an eye on her. Defiant Francesca believes her heavy body shames her Park road kin; to impress them, and to guard herself, she consumes every thing in sight. Opal longs to be incorporated in her glamorous, adventure-seeking mother’s dinner dates—until a tense come upon endlessly alterations her wants. ultimately, Setsu, a promising violinist, staves off clash together with her jealous older brother via permitting him to remove the most beneficial morsels from her plate—and from her future.

As their tales and appetites collide, those girls make a pact to take care of their friendships into adulthood—but every one needs to first locate power and her approach within the world.

READERS advisor inside of

Show description

Continue reading →