Reach for Tomorrow

A captivating saga of fighting for those you love
Author: Rita Bradshaw
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 075537584X
Category: Fiction
Page: 480
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When everyone's deserted her, can she find the strength to go on? Reach for Tomorrow is a heart-warming saga of a young woman's indomitable spirit and determination to survive no matter what, from much-loved author Rita Bradshaw. Perfect for fans of Annie Murray and Rosie Goodwin. 'What an emotional rollercoaster ride of a book! It grabs your attention from page one and does not let go until the end' - Sunderland Echo Rosie Ferry is hardly more than a child when her father and brothers are lost in a pit disaster. She has to grow up fast when her mother falls apart, leaving Rosie in charge of her two sisters. It's Rosie who finds them lodgings, Rosie who tramps the streets looking for work. Without her friends Davey and Flora, Rosie doesn't know how she'd cope. Then Davey - the boy Rosie always thought she'd marry - abruptly leaves Sunderland, and to make matters worse her mother turns to drink. It's almost more than she can bear, but Rosie is tougher than she looks, and she's determined to keep the family together. What readers are saying about Reach for Tomorrow: 'I felt as though I was transported in time. I found the book very emotive in places and extremely easy to read' 'Another lovely story from this very talented writer. The characters are vivid and believable, the storyline keeps you guessing' 'Hard to put down and at times will make you cry and in the next minute heart-burstingly happy'

Reach for Tomorrow


Author: Arthur C. Clarke
Publisher: RosettaBooks
ISBN: 079532572X
Category: Fiction
Page: 166
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This collection of short stories brings numerous lesser-known works from the world’s foremost master of science fiction together for the first time. Reach for Tomorrow includes twelve highly memorable stories. Included is “Rescue Party,” a short story that may have served as an origin story for the renowned Rama series. As a cross-section of Clarke’s work, Reach For Tomorrow is astonishingly diverse. Readers will find tales ranging in scope from the time of the dinosaurs to the unimaginably distant future; locations as far-flung as distant galaxies and as close as London; and voyages to the center of the earth and beyond the stars. It’s a fun and fascinating read for any fan of Clarke or science fiction in general.

Candles in the Storm


Author: Rita Bradshaw
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0755375882
Category: Fiction
Page: 448
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The storm that's raging when fisherman's daughter Daisy Appleby is born in a village just north of Sunderland could be taken as a warning of a turbulent life ahead. It's during another storm fifteen years later that her father and brothers are lost and Daisy rescues William, heir of a wealthy Southwick family, with whom she falls in love. Soon, as her reward for saving him, Daisy is working for William's irascible aunt, while local lad Alf continues to court her. Warned off by Daisy's grandmother, William denies his own feelings and so it will be many years later, after much hardship and turmoil, that Daisy finds the happiness she deserves, amidst the drama of the Great War.

Tomorrow War

The Chronicles of Max [Redacted]
Author: J. L. Bourne
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451629133
Category: Fiction
Page: 288
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When a weapon that could destroy the moral fabric of humanity is unleashed inside the Syrian border, one man takes a stand against the overwhelming wave of tyranny triggered by martial law, hell-bent on restoring America's liberty and saving civilization as we know it.

Diary of a Young Girl


Author: Anne Frank
Publisher: ENRICH CULTURE GROUP LIMITED
ISBN: 9887739537
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: N.A
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The Diary of a Young Girl is a book of the diary kept by Anne Frank while she was in hiding for two years with her family during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands. Published in 1947, the diary received widespread critical and popular attention. The book is included in several lists of the top books of the 20th century.

Entice Me at Twilight


Author: Shayla Black
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439166802
Category: Fiction
Page: 384
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In national bestselling author Shayla Black’s electrifying new novel, the Doomsday Brethren fight their mortal enemy for the newest weapon in a bloody magical war: the one woman a warrior shouldn’t claim . . . yet can’t resist. Dangerously handsome Simon Northam, Duke of Hurstgrove, and his uptight brother Mason are hardly close, but crashing Mason’s wedding and stealing his fiancée further aggravate their sibling rivalry. Duke’s family has no notion he’s a wizard, so how can he explain that magickind’s fate lies with the beautiful, tenacious bride he longs to seduce? Felicia is an Untouchable, a rare human whose presence disables magic—even the impenetrable forces surrounding Morganna le Fay’s tomb. The evil witch’s malicious powers could propel nefarious wizard Mathias to ultimate world domination . . . if he can resurrect her. To conceal herself, Felicia must succumb to her smoldering desire for Duke, but he risks binding his life—and sanity— to a lover whose loyalties are forever torn. He faces a choice: betray his brother for ultimate survival . . . or lose the woman who tempts him beyond control.

The Love Interest


Author: Cale Dietrich
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 125010713X
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Page: 384
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In a secret organization that cultivates teenage spies, the stakes are high for two agents, Caden and Dylan, whose mission to compete for a girl destined for great power becomes complicated when Caden finds himself falling in love with his competition.

Take Me Tomorrow


Author: Shannon Thompson
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781940820200
Category:
Page: 252
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Two years after the massacre, the State enforces stricter rules and harsher punishments on anyone rumored to support tomo - the clairvoyant drug that caused a regional uprising. But sixteen-year-old Sophia Gray has other problems. Between her father's illegal forgery and her friend's troubling history, the last thing Sophia needs is an unexpected encounter with a boy. He's wild, determined, and one step ahead of her. But when his involvement with tomo threatens her friends and family, Sophia has to make a decision: fight for a future she cannot see or sacrifice her loved ones to the world of tomorrow.

Hush, Hush


Author: Becca Fitzpatrick
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1442465131
Category: Fiction
Page: 416
View: 640

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High school sophomore Nora has always been very cautious in her relationships, but when Patch, who has a dark side she can sense, enrolls at her school, she is mysteriously and strongly drawn to him, despite warnings from her best friend, the school counselor, and her own instincts.

Red Rising

Red Rising
Author: Pierce Brown
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444759000
Category: Fiction
Page: 400
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY, BUZZFEED, GOODREADS AND SHELF AWARENESS Pierce Brown's heart-pounding debut is the first book in a spectacular series that combines the drama of Game of Thrones with the epic scope of Star Wars. ********** 'Pierce Brown's empire-crushing debut is a sprawling vision . . . Ender, Katniss, and now Darrow' - Scott Sigler, New York Times bestselling author of Pandemic '[A] top-notch debut novel . . . Red Rising ascends above a crowded dystopian field' - USA Today ********** Darrow is a Helldiver. A pioneer of Mars. Born to slave beneath the earth so that one day, future generations might live above it. He is a Red - humankind's lowest caste. But he has something the Golds - the ruthless ruling class - will never understand. He has a wife he worships, a family who give him strength. He has love. And when they take that from him, all that remains is revenge . . .

Scarlett

The Sequel to Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind
Author: Alexandra Ripley
Publisher: Macmillan Reference USA
ISBN: 9780816155279
Category: Fiction
Page: 1181
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The sequel to the classic novel is set in the Reconstruction South and Ireland and tells what happened next in the lives of Rhett and Scarlett

To Catch a Falling Star


Author: Anna Belfrage
Publisher: SilverWood Books
ISBN: 1781322449
Category: Fiction
Page: 432
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For Matthew Graham, being given the gift of his former Scottish manor is a dream come true. For his wife, Alex, this gift will force her to undertake a perilous sea journey, leaving most of their extensive family in the Colony of Maryland. Alex is torn apart by this, but staying behind while her husband travels to Scotland is no option. Scotland in 1688 is a divided country, torn between the papist Stuart king and the foreign but Protestant William of Orange. In the Lowlands, popular opinion is with Dutch William, and Matthew's reluctance to openly support him does not endear him to his former friends and neighbors. While Matthew struggles to come to terms with the fact that Scotland of 1688 bears little resemblance to his lovingly conserved memories, Alex is forced to confront unresolved issues from her past, including her overly curious brother-in-law, Luke Graham. And then there's the further complication of the dashing, flamboyant Viscount Dundee, a man who knocks Alex completely off her feet. All the turmoil that accompanies their return to Scotland pales into insignificance when a letter arrives, detailing the calamities threatening their youngest daughter in Maryland, at the hand of that most obnoxious minister, Richard Campbell. Matthew and Alex have no choice but to hasten back, no matter the heartache this causes. Will they make it back in time? And what will Richard Campbell do?

Sangre

The Color of Dying
Author: Carlos Colón
Publisher: HellBound Books
ISBN: 9780998636900
Category:
Page: 328
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Carlos Colón's first published novel is the story of Nicky Negrón, a Puerto Rican salesman in New York City who is turned into foul-mouthed, urban vampire with a taste for the undesirables of society such as sexual predators, domestic abusers and drug dealers. A tragic anti-hero, Nicky is haunted by profound loss. When his life is cut short due to an unforeseen event at the Ritz-Carlton, it results in a public sex scandal for his surviving family. He then rises from the dead to become a night stalker with a genetic resistance that enables him to retain his humanity, still valuing his family whilst also struggling to somehow maintain a sense of normalcy.

The Stony Path

A gripping saga of love, family secrets and tragedy
Author: Rita Bradshaw
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0755375866
Category: Fiction
Page: 346
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A terrible family secret threatens to shatter one young woman's dreams for ever... In The Stony Path, Rita Bradshaw writes a heartrending saga of lost love, dark secrets and the rocky road to happiness. Perfect for fans of Rosie Goodwin and Dilly Court. 'Gritty and touching' - Newcastle Evening Chronicle Growing up on a small, struggling farm on the outskirts of Sunderland in the early 1900s, Polly Farrow has a tough life, but she has gifts money can't buy - a joyful disposition and a loving heart. And her heart belongs to her beloved cousin, Michael. Polly knows that one day they'll be man and wife. But a terrible secret is to change everything: Michael is her half-brother, the fruit of an incestuous relationship between her father and his own sister - Michael's mother. The lovers are rent apart and Polly is left to bear the responsibility of the farm alone - for her father kills himself, unable to live with his shame. Life is now a battle for survival, and Polly wonders if she will ever find happiness. But the answer to her prayers is closer than she thinks... What readers are saying about The Stony Path: 'This book was unputdownable once I started reading it. The plot was wonderful and believable, the characters are a mixed lot in that some are feisty, some rotten and a few really, really good. It makes for a wonderful story that left me wanting more' 'Really gripping and an interesting read. I thought the characters were well developed and the story kept me on the edge of my seat!' 'Gripping from start to finish. A truly wonderful love story that has to ride the test of time, heartache and treachery'

Kingdom's Hope


Author: Chuck Black
Publisher: Multnomah
ISBN: 0307562689
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 160
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A Riveting Medieval Parallel to the Bible Good and evil clash. Leinad and Cedric are determined to not only survive, but claim hope and victory! In Kingdom’s Dawn, Leinad and Tess, along with all the king’s people, must escape slavery by the powerful Lord Fairos. Kingdom’s Hope finds them free and arriving in the Chessington Valley . But when they forget the king, will Kergon and the Kessons capture them for good? After many years, Kingdom’s Edge finds Cedric living a hopeless life until a stranger appears with powerful words of a new kingdom and a grand army. Finally, Kingdom’s Reign marches you through the danger of earth’s last days as the evil dark knight threatens to defeat the prince once and for all. Swords, knights, and battles define these captivating tales that parallel biblical events from Genesis to Revelation! Fierce castle lords hold the kingdom hostage. But a champion is coming… Fairos thought he had sentenced Leinad to death in the Banteen desert. But he was wrong. Leinad survived. Now, trained by the King himself, Leinad returns—a true Knight of the King. His skill with the sword is unmatched this side of the Great Sea ; his resolve is unshakeable. He is determined to fulfill the mission given him by the King and to free the people from their bondage to Lord Fairos. Leinad’s quest takes him from the chains of slavery, near the jaws of dragons, and close to the arms of love. And when the rest of the kingdom turns away from the King and the Code, Leinad turns to his most faithful ally, Tess. With her help, Leinad struggles to conquer his own doubt. But he must do so soon, for the King’s archenemy, the Dark Knight, is about to unleash his entire evil force, and only Leinad can stop them… Journey to Arrethtrae, where the King and His Son implement a bold plan to save their kingdom; where courage, faith, and loyalty stand tall in the face of opposition; where good will not bow to evil; where the future of the kingdom is at the threshold of either victory or defeat—and one man holds the key. DISCUSSION QUESTIONS INCLUDED Story Behind the Book “When my six kids’ eyes glossed over during a reading from the Bible, I paused to explain the significance of redemption to a sin-sick soul. I was rewarded with patronizing elephant nods and more blank stares. Shortly thereafter, I awoke in the middle of the night with a medieval story enveloping my mind. I wrote it down and later read it to my children. Their waning attention transformed into complete anticipation. I was amazed and disappointed. Why did it take a fictional story, not a Bible passage, to get that response? Then I realized—that is how Jesus taught! Parables are powerful! I penned the Kingdom series to help young people get excited about the supremely significant story of Jesus Christ and His mission to save mankind.” —Chuck Black From the Trade Paperback edition.

Next Year in Havana


Author: Chanel Cleeton
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0399586695
Category: Fiction
Page: 400
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THE JULY PICK FOR REESE WITHERSPOON'S HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB "A beautiful novel that's full of forbidden passions, family secrets and a lot of courage and sacrifice."--Reese Witherspoon After the death of her beloved grandmother, a Cuban-American woman travels to Havana, where she discovers the roots of her identity--and unearths a family secret hidden since the revolution... Havana, 1958. The daughter of a sugar baron, nineteen-year-old Elisa Perez is part of Cuba's high society, where she is largely sheltered from the country's growing political unrest--until she embarks on a clandestine affair with a passionate revolutionary... Miami, 2017. Freelance writer Marisol Ferrera grew up hearing romantic stories of Cuba from her late grandmother Elisa, who was forced to flee with her family during the revolution. Elisa's last wish was for Marisol to scatter her ashes in the country of her birth. Arriving in Havana, Marisol comes face-to-face with the contrast of Cuba's tropical, timeless beauty and its perilous political climate. When more family history comes to light and Marisol finds herself attracted to a man with secrets of his own, she'll need the lessons of her grandmother's past to help her understand the true meaning of courage.

The Prophecy

The Titan Series
Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1473673208
Category: Fiction
Page: 352
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From the New York Times bestselling author of the Covenant and Lux series comes the pulse-pounding fourth novel in the electrifying Titan series. 'Jennifer L. Armentrout is such an amazing writer; my heart is still beating hard against my rib cage.' - Book Gossips 'A drum-tight sense of suspense and sexual tension from the first page to the last' Publishers Weekly History is on repeat... Seth never thought he'd have a future. Now he's on the brink of having it all: A tomorrow. A family. All that's standing in the way of that forever with Josie is the Titans. A price must be paid... For Josie, entombing the Titans is what she was born to do. But she also knows she's not fighting just for herself -- she's fighting for the man she loves, for their future, for the world. Together, Josie and Seth will face the unthinkable. And to win this war, the ultimate sacrifice must be made. For the end is here and the Prophecy will be fulfilled....

Gone with the Wind


Author: Margaret Mitchell,Pat Conroy
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416548947
Category: Fiction
Page: 1472
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The turbulent romance of Scarlett O'Hara and Rhett Butler is shaped by the ravages of the Civil War and Reconstruction.

Forever Yours

It takes courage to follow your heart...
Author: Rita Bradshaw
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0755371119
Category: Fiction
Page: 416
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She would always love him. It was as simple as that. Forever Yours is a heart-breaking saga of true love against all odds, from much-loved author Rita Bradshaw. Perfect for fans of Lyn Andrews and Sheila Newberry. Constance Shelton is a few days old when a house fire takes her parents. She's rescued by a young neighbour, Matt Heath, and grows up knowing she'll be forever his. When she hears Matt's wed to another, her heart breaks, but that's not all Constance has to weather. There's a dark presence in the close-knit mining community and a shocking revelation puts Constance's life in danger. Forced to leave, she makes a new life far away. But will she ever escape the tragedy surrounding her family and summon the strength to follow her heart? What readers are saying about Forever Yours: 'Rita Bradshaw has done it again, wonderfully descriptive and beautifully written - you can't help but fall in love with the characters' 'Rita Bradshaw has excelled again with a heart-warming, romantic piece of historical escapism' 'I could not put this book down, the characters were so real... what an author!'

Divergent Collector's Edition


Author: Veronica Roth
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
ISBN: 9780062352170
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 576
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The #1 New York Times bestseller that started a worldwide phenomenon and inspired a major motion picture is now available in a beautifully designed Collector's Edition. This deluxe package features: 72 pages of bonus content, including: Two essays by Veronica Roth, including excerpts from early drafts of Divergent An essay about the psychology behind fear and the "exposure therapy" of Dauntless initiation Artistic renderings of the Choosing Ceremony Bowls An excerpt from the movie script Favorite quotes from Divergent, illustrated by fellow Initiates A map of the Dauntless compound Divergent discussion questions Plus: A four-color fold-out poster A brilliant metallic book jacket A satin ribbon placeholder This edition makes a great gift for established fans who want to expand their Divergent library or who already own the Insurgent Collector's Edition; readers new to the series who want a fuller reading experience; and fans of the feature film. Taking place in a futuristic Chicago in which society is divided into five factions, Divergent is the gripping story of a dystopian world transformed by courage, self-sacrifice, and love.