Ein Tag im Sommer

Roman
Author: Elin Hilderbrand
Publisher: ebook Berlin Verlag
ISBN: 3827076188
Category: Fiction
Page: 448
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Sommer in Nantucket. Es ist Graduation-Day, der wichtigste Tag des Jahres. Ende des Schulalltags, Aufbruch in ein aufregendes neues Leben. Doch als Penny, Hobby, Jake und Demeter abends von der Abschlussfeier nach Hause fahren, rast das Auto einen Abgrund hinunter. Ein Unfall, der das Leben aller verändert, auch das ihrer Eltern. Pennys Mutter zieht sich in sich zurück, Jakes Eltern fliehen ans andere Ende der Welt. Doch ein Neuanfang ist für sie alle nur möglich, wenn sie sich den traumatischen Erlebnissen stellen — und den Geheimnissen, die sie bisher voreinander verborgen haben.

Summerland

A Novel
Author: Michael Chabon
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062418092
Category: Fiction
Page: 528
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From the Pulitzer Prize winning Michael Chabon comes this bestselling novel for readers of all ages that blends fantasy and folklore with that most American coming-of-age ritual: baseball—now in a new edition, with an original introduction by the author. Ethan Feld is having a terrible summer: his father has moved them to Clam Island, Washington, where Ethan has quickly established himself as the least gifted baseball player the island has ever seen. Ethan’s luck begins to change, however, when a mysterious baseball scout named Ringfinger Brown and a seven-hundred-and-sixty-five-year-old werefox enter his life, dragging Ethan into another world called the Summerlands. But this beautiful, winter-less place is facing destruction at the hands of the villainous Coyote, and it has been prophesized that only Ethan can save it. In this cherished modern classic, the New York Times bestselling, Pulitzer Prize winning author brings his masterful storytelling, dexterous plotting, and singularly envisioned characters to a coming-of-age novel for readers of all ages.

Summerland


Author: Hannu Rajaniemi
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1473203309
Category: Fiction
Page: 336
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'I burned through it . . . Great book: Tinker Tailer Soldier Spook' Ian McDonald Loss is a thing of the past. Murder is obsolete. Death is just the beginning. ***** How do you catch a spy who's already dead? In 1938, death is no longer feared but exploited. Since the discovery of the afterlife, the British Empire has extended its reach into Summerland, a metropolis for the recently deceased. But Britain isn't the only contender for power in this life and the next. The Soviets have spies in Summerland, and the technology to build their own god. When SIS agent Rachel White gets a lead on one of the Soviet moles, blowing the whistle puts her hard-earned career at risk. The spy has friends in high places, and she will have to go rogue to bring him in. ************************* 'Summerland: As if Alfred Hitchcock had made a movie with HP Lovecraft . . . A vision so original it deserves its own subgenre. And all worked out with the diamond-hard logic of a great SF writer. After Summerland, the thriller has a new geometry' Stephen Baxter 'Eerily plausible, beautifully pitched on the cusp between wonder and horror, and thoroughly engrossing from the first page to the last' Alastair Reynolds 'Clever, subtle and . . . has a rich emotional centre' SFX 'Summerland is in its own way as persuasive an example of Rajaniemi's disciplined inventiveness as his better-known hard SF' LOCUS 'Engaging writing, tight plotting and fantastic imagination' Ed McDonald, author of Blackwing 'A tense and twisting tale full of delightful allusions and ingeious' Ken MacLeod 'An intricate and vivid world of technological and spiritual wonder' Kirkus 'Hard to admit, but I think he's better at this stuff than I am' Charles Stross

Summerland

The perfect beach read for 2018
Author: Elin Hilderbrand
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444723960
Category: Fiction
Page: 400
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'A great beach read' - Every Little Thing She Does Book Blog On the night of high school graduation, the island is alive with parties and celebrations. But for four teenagers life is about to change forever, when Penny crashes her car, killing herself and leaving her twin brother Hobson in a deep coma. Penny's boyfriend Jake and her best friend Demeter escape physical injury. But the real scars lie much deeper than that. And while Jake's family try to take him away from the memories by moving to the west coast of Australia, Demeter finds herself in an unstoppable spiral of self-destruction. Furthermore, as the details of the accident continue to emerge, questions are raised by all those affected. Do the roots of the accident lie further in the past than they seem? Is true healing possible, in even these most devastating circumstances? And can true friendship ever really die? 'A sensitive glimpse into the lives of damaged people groping their way toward healing' - Kirkus ************** Further praise for Elin Hilderbrand 'A gritty and moving read that oozes plenty of drama' - Heat 'A gem of a summer read with a glamorous location, elite lifestyle, and Hilderbrand's appealing take on the constant stress that fills the lives of women everywhere' - Booklist 'This book was a great read - you really care what happens to the characters. Perfect holiday reading. I didn't want to put it down' - Candis 'Touching and uplifting' - U Magazine

Into the Summerland


Author: Julian Cundy
Publisher: Little Bang Publishing
ISBN: 0992964636
Category: Fiction
Page: 132
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The eternal question - what happens when we die? Is there a consequence from how we lived? Is there a reckoning? Henry Ashton's turbulent life is at an end. As he moves on from this world, he discovers how elusive the final peace can be. With a spirit companion by his side, Henry learns there can be no peace without reconciliation, no rest without acceptance. He must walk his own path to absolution. "For some souls the transition from mortal life to eternal peace is an easy one, soon completed. For others, who have been troubled in their life or who cannot reconcile the events and their part in them, the journey is longer...and harder. But every soul will find its rest."

Beyond the Summerland


Author: L. B. Graham
Publisher: P & R Publishing
ISBN: 9780875527208
Category: Fiction
Page: 593
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Joraiem and other young members of Novaana, the ruling class of men, train in Summerland to rule Kirthanin and to defend it against the evil schemes of Malek.

Summerland


Author: N.A
Publisher: Noble Romance Publishing LL
ISBN: 1605925217
Category:
Page: N.A
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Sommerland

Roman
Author: Michael Chabon
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783833300264
Category:
Page: 480
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Climbing Summerland


Author: BeeJaye Green
Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing
ISBN: 1457543958
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 232
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Shia Porter’s life is turned upside down the day he receives the news of his father’s death and to make things worse, his mom has decided that moving from Los Angeles, California to Malta Bend, Missouri, population 211, is the best way to get on with their lives. Now, leaving behind friends, a home, and even his dog, he has come to the conclusion that this will be the loneliest, most uneventful summer of his life. But, unexpectedly, with the help of two unlikely friends, the nerdy boy at school & the eccentric girl next door, those thoughts quickly changed. With a summer filled with adventures, a secret hide-away, and plenty of schemes, together they climb, overcoming the obstacles of childhood, and even tackling some serious life lessons along the way. They learn the true meaning of friendship, the sorrows of loss, and the hardships of addiction.

Peril at Summerland Park


Author: Paul D. Storrie
Publisher: Graphic Universe ™
ISBN: 1467735965
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 112
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You and your friends had no trouble breaking into the abandoned Summerland Amusement Park. Getting out won't be as easy. Can you escape the sinister creatures that dwell among the rides? Every Twisted Journeys® graphic novel lets YOU control the action by choosing which path to follow. Which twists and turns will your journey take?

Shadows in Summerland


Author: Adrian Van Young
Publisher: ChiZine
ISBN: 1771483849
Category: Fiction
Page: 330
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Boston, 1859. A nation on the brink of war. Confidence men prowl the streets for fresh marks. Mediums swindle the newly bereaved. Into this world of illusion and intrigue comes William Mumler, a manipulating mastermind and criminal jeweler. Mumler hopes to make his fortune by photographing spirits for Boston’s elite. The key to his venture: a shy girl named Hannah who sees and manifests the dead and washes up on Boston’s harbor along with her strange, intense mother, Claudette. As Mumler and Hannah’s fame grows throughout Boston, everybody wants a piece: Bill Christian, a brothel tough; Algernon Child, a drunken rival; Fanny A. Conant, a sly suffragette; and William Guay, a religious fanatic. These rogues among a host of others, including the great spirit rapper Kate Fox, form powerful bonds with the spirit photographers, one of which will end in murder. Mumler’s first and last mistake: the dead cannot be made to heel. Roughly based on the real-life story of William H. Mumler, spirit photographer and his clairvoyant wife, Hannah Mumler, Shadows in Summerland immerses the reader in a shifting world of light and shade where nothing is quite what it seems at first glance. A soaring and resplendently Gothic novel spanning three decades, it is as much an homage to the Golden Age ghost stories of Edith Wharton and Henry James as it is a companion to the revisionist historical epics of Peter Carey and Sarah Waters, with a little steampunk all its own.

Andrew Jackson Davis : The Summerland Reader


Author: Andrew Jackson Davis
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 0244346402
Category: Religion
Page: N.A
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This reader is a condensed summation of some of the great themes taken from two of his books - ‘Answers to ever recurring questions’ and ‘The Harmonial Philosophy’. Our hope is that it will whet your appetite to read more of Andrews works. Some of the many subjects covered - Principles of Nature, Consciousness, Inner and Outer Worlds, Mind, Reason, Spirit, Soul, Spirit Body, Memory, Birth, Death, Hauntings, Dreams, Truth, Will, Religion, The Bible, Jesus, Pantheism, Progress, The afterlife, The central Laws, Creation, Marriage, Philosophy, Personal Power.

Summerland


Author: Malcolm Knox
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Adult
ISBN: 9780330486798
Category: Betrayal
Page: 256
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Every year since they can remember, two couples have spent their summers on the sun-drenched shores of Palm Beach. Beautiful, rich and powerful they are life's golden ones, born to a world of limitless possibilities. Hugh is handsome, foolhardy and self-obsessed, and married to Helen, a woman his equal in everything but luck. Then there is obstinate, sultry Pup and her husband, Richard. Now a hollowed-out man, Richard recalls this paradise, these seemingly immaculate lives, and slowly exposes a core of infidelity only possible between the most intimate of friends. 'Assured and gripping . . . a compelling novel with a sinister undertow . . . Impressive' TLS '[Knox's] clear-eyed wisdom and startling, depth-charged prose constitute a novel that should become as much of a classic as the one he has remoulded . . . Astoundingly accomplished' Guardian

Greater Carpinteria

Summerland and La Conchita
Author: Bonnie Kelm,Dave Moore,Carpinteria Valley Museum of History,Tom Moore
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 9780738570983
Category: History
Page: 128
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Carpinteria once featured a racetrack at one end of town and a gargantuan statue of Santa Claus at the other--"anchor" operations highlighting this unique southern corner of coastal Santa Barbara County. A few miles south, in the northern corner of Ventura County, nestles La Conchita, where an early seaside stagecoach route and a famous banana plantation helped shape the local flavor. The historical characteristics of Summerland, on the coast north of "Carp," as Carpinteria is known, have included a J. Paul Getty oil operation and youth baseball played on fields lighted by piped-in natural gas. The three distinct communities of Greater Carpinteria are tied together by both the spectacular coastal landscapes-- beautiful beaches and majestic mountain ranges--as well as the area's intrinsically linked schools and businesses. It is an eclectic paradise between Ventura and Santa Barbara that draws a million visitors a year.

Letters from Summerland

a bridge between the worlds
Author: Marian Young Starnes
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780965476003
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Page: 196
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SAUNTERINGS IN SUMMERLAND


Author: J. Torrey Connor
Publisher: Wentworth Press
ISBN: 9781371566302
Category: History
Page: 94
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Summerland


Author: Jackie French
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780207190100
Category: Abused children
Page: 156
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In the Summerland, life is perfect. Although Iddy cannot remember her past, she feels safe and secure with the people of this country town. But Iddy gradually finds out there are things in this place that nobody wants to talk about, like the Shadow house. What is it and why is it here?

Summerland


Author: George Ryga
Publisher: Talonbooks Limited
ISBN: N.A
Category: Fiction
Page: 439
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Selections from essays, short stories, plays, novels and poems that Ryga wrote in Summerland, British Columbia, between 1963 and 1987.