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All the Flowers Are Dying

By Lawrence Block
  • Writer : Lawrence Block
  • Isbn : 0061807494
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Number of Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
  • Review Counts : 720
  • Book Compatibility : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
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New York Times bestselling author Lawrence Block returns with another riveting thriller. Mystery Grandmaster Lawrence Block has enthralled readers for more than three decades with his novels featuring the lovable burglar Bernie Rhodenbarr, Keller, and

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  • Publisher : Groundwood Books Ltd
  • Isbn Code : 1554988551
  • Number of Pages : 32
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reviews : 921
  • Pdf File: sidewalk-flowers.pdf

Book Excerpt:

Winner of the Governor General's Literary Award for Children's Illustrated Book A New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year In this wordless picture book, a little girl collects wildflowers while her distracted father pays her little attention. Each flower becomes a gift, and whether the gift is noticed or ignored, both giver and recipient are transformed by their encounter. “Written” by award-winning poet JonArno Lawson and brought to life by illustrator Sydney Smith, Sidewalk Flowers is an ode to the importance of small things, small people and small gestures. Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.7 Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.

The Dead Letter and The Figure Eight

By Metta Fuller Victor
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  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Isbn Code : 0822385341
  • Number of Pages : 396
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 333
  • Pdf File: the-dead-letter-and-the-figure-eight.pdf

Book Excerpt:

Before Raymond Chandler, before Dorothy Sayers or Agatha Christie, there was Metta Fuller Victor, the first American author—man or woman—of a full-length detective novel. This novel, The Dead Letter, is presented here along with another of Victor’s mysteries, The Figure Eight. Both written in the 1860s and published under the name Seeley Regester, these novels show how—by combining conventions of the mystery form first developed by Edgar Allan Poe with those of the domestic novel—Victor pioneered the domestic detective story and paved the way for generations of writers to follow. In The Dead Letter, Henry Moreland is killed by a single stab to the back. Against a background of post–Civil War politics, Richard Redfield, a young attorney, helps Burton, a legendary New York City detective, unravel the crime. In The Figure Eight, Joe Meredith undertakes a series of adventures and assumes a number of disguises to solve the mystery of the murder of his uncle and regain the lost fortune of his angelic cousin.

The Flower-Patch Among the Hills

By Flora Klickmann
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  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Isbn Code : 147335210X
  • Number of Pages : 316
  • Category : Nature
  • Reviews : 459
  • Pdf File: the-flower-patch-among-the-hills.pdf

Book Excerpt:

This early work, is an absorbing collection of articles that Klickmann wrote for the periodical Girl’s Own Paper. This title is the first of seven Flower-Patch books that contain stories involving her household and the people living in and around Brockweir, Gloucestershire. A wealth of anecdote, autobiography and descriptions of nature written in a conversational, humorous style. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Looking for Alaska Deluxe Edition

By John Green
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn Code : 0698405870
  • Number of Pages : 368
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reviews : 568
  • Pdf File: looking-for-alaska-deluxe-edition.pdf

Book Excerpt:

A gorgeous collector's edition of the critically acclaimed debut novel by John Green, #1 bestselling author of Turtles All the Way Down and The Fault in Our Stars A perfect gift for every fan, this deluxe hardcover features a stunning special edition jacket and 50 pages of all-new exclusive content, including: - An introduction by John Green - Extensive Q&A: John Green answers readers’ most frequently asked questions - Deleted scenes from the original manuscript ★ Winner of the Michael L. Printz Award ★ A Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist ★ A New York Times Bestseller • A USA Today Bestseller ★ NPR’s Top Ten Best-Ever Teen Novels ★ TIME magazine’s 100 Best Young Adult Novels of All Time ★ A PBS Great American Read Selection NOW A HULU ORIGINAL SERIES! Miles Halter is fascinated by famous last words—and tired of his safe life at home. He leaves for boarding school to seek what the dying poet Francois Rabelais called the "Great Perhaps.” Much awaits Miles at Culver Creek, including Alaska Young, who will pull Miles into her labyrinth and catapult him into the Great Perhaps. Looking for Alaska brilliantly chronicles the indelible impact one life can have on another. A modern classic, this stunning debut marked #1 bestselling author John Green’s arrival as a groundbreaking new voice in contemporary fiction.

A Study Guide for Kazuo Ishiguro's "Remains of the Day, The (Lit-to-Film)"

By Gale, Cengage Learning
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  • Publisher : Gale Cengage Learning
  • Isbn Code : 1410356450
  • Number of Pages : 26
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reviews : 514
  • Pdf File: a-study-guide-for-kazuo-ishiguro-s-remains-of-the-day-the.pdf

Book Excerpt:

A Study Guide for Kazuo Ishiguro's "Remains of the Day, The (Lit-to-Film)," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.

The Flower Arrangement

By Ella Griffin
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  • Publisher : Orion
  • Isbn Code : 1409145824
  • Number of Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 712
  • Pdf File: the-flower-arrangement.pdf

Book Excerpt:

Drawing together heartwarming characters and a story that will keep you turning the pages, The Flower Arrangement is a captivating tale woven around a Dublin florist. Every bouquet tells a story... And every story begins at Blossom & Grow, a tiny jewel-like flower shop in the heart of Dublin. Here, among the buckets of fragrant blooms, beneath the flickering candles and lanterns, florist Lara works her magic, translating feelings into flower arrangements, changing hearts and lives. Whether its bridal posies, anniversary bouquets or surprise deliveries from secret admirers, Lara arranges the flowers for all manner of life-changing moments. No stranger to heartbreak herself, Lara knows flowers say more than words ever can. But can the flowers that heal the customers work their magic on Lara? The perfect feel-good escapist read for fans of Erica James, Roisin Meaney and Lucy Dillon.

A Burning

By Megha Majumdar
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  • Publisher : McClelland & Stewart
  • Isbn Code : 0771059841
  • Number of Pages : 240
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 935
  • Pdf File: a-burning.pdf

Book Excerpt:

A TODAY SHOW #ReadWithJenna BOOK CLUB PICK! A New York Times Notable Book For readers of Tommy Orange, Yaa Gyasi, and Jhumpa Lahiri, an electrifying debut novel about three unforgettable characters who seek to rise—to the middle class, to political power, to fame in the movies—and find their lives entangled in the wake of a catastrophe in contemporary India. In this National Book Award Longlist honoree and “gripping thriller with compassionate social commentary” (USA Today), Jivan is a Muslim girl from the slums, determined to move up in life, who is accused of executing a terrorist attack on a train because of a careless comment on Facebook. PT Sir is an opportunistic gym teacher who hitches his aspirations to a right-wing political party, and finds that his own ascent becomes linked to Jivan's fall. Lovely—an irresistible outcast whose exuberant voice and dreams of glory fill the novel with warmth and hope and humor—has the alibi that can set Jivan free, but it will cost her everything she holds dear. Taut, symphonic, propulsive, and riveting from its opening lines, A Burning has the force of an epic while being so masterfully compressed it can be read in a single sitting. Majumdar writes with dazzling assurance at a breakneck pace on complex themes that read here as the components of a thriller: class, fate, corruption, justice, and what it feels like to face profound obstacles and yet nurture big dreams in a country spinning toward extremism. An extraordinary debut.

Orwell's Roses

By Rebecca Solnit
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn Code : 0593083385
  • Number of Pages : 320
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reviews : 589
  • Pdf File: orwell-s-roses.pdf

Book Excerpt:

Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction Finalist for the PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography “An exhilarating romp through Orwell’s life and times and also through the life and times of roses.” —Margaret Atwood “A captivating account of Orwell as gardener, lover, parent, and endlessly curious thinker.” —Claire Messud, Harper's “Nobody who reads it will ever think of Nineteen Eighty-Four in quite the same way.” —Vogue A lush exploration of politics, roses, and pleasure, and a fresh take on George Orwell as an avid gardener whose political writing was grounded by his passion for the natural world “In the spring of 1936, a writer planted roses.” So be-gins Rebecca Solnit’s new book, a reflection on George Orwell’s passionate gardening and the way that his involvement with plants, particularly flowers, illuminates his other commitments as a writer and antifascist, and on the intertwined politics of nature and power. Sparked by her unexpected encounter with the roses he reportedly planted in 1936, Solnit’s account of this overlooked aspect of Orwell’s life journeys through his writing and his actions—from going deep into the coal mines of England, fighting in the Spanish Civil War, critiquing Stalin when much of the international left still supported him (and then critiquing that left) to his analysis of the relationship between lies and authoritarianism. Through Solnit’s celebrated ability to draw unexpected connections, readers are drawn onward from Orwell‘s own work as a writer and gardener to encounter photographer Tina Modotti’s roses and her politics, agriculture and illusion in the USSR of his time with forcing lemons to grow in impossibly cold conditions, Orwell’s slave-owning ancestors in Jamaica, Jamaica Kincaid’s examination of colonialism and imperialism in the flower garden, and the brutal rose industry in Colombia that supplies the American market. The book draws to a close with a rereading of Nineteen Eighty-Four that completes Solnit’s portrait of a more hopeful Orwell, as well as offering a meditation on pleasure, beauty, and joy as acts of resistance.

The Secret Garden

By Hodgson B.F.
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  • Publisher : Рипол Классик
  • Isbn Code : 5521055061
  • Number of Pages :
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reviews : 182
  • Pdf File: the-secret-garden.pdf

Book Excerpt:

«Таинственный сад» – любимая классика для читателей всех возрастов, жемчужина творчества Фрэнсис Ходжсон Бернетт, роман о заново открытой радости жизни и магии силы. Мэри Леннокс, жестокое и испорченное дитя высшего света, потеряв родителей в Индии, возвращается в Англию, на воспитание к дяде-затворнику в его поместье. Однако дядя находится в постоянных отъездах, и Мэри начинает исследовать округу, в ходе чего делает много открытий, в том числе находит удивительный маленький сад, огороженный стеной, вход в который почему-то запрещен. Отыскав ключ и потайную дверцу, девочка попадает внутрь. Но чьи тайны хранит этот загадочный садик? И нужно ли знать то, что находится под запретом?.. Впрочем, это не единственный секрет в поместье...

The Sun and Her Flowers

By Rupi Kaur
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn Code : 1501175289
  • Number of Pages : 256
  • Category : Poetry
  • Reviews : 895
  • Pdf File: the-sun-and-her-flowers.pdf

Book Excerpt:

From Rupi Kaur, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of milk and honey, comes her long-awaited second collection of poetry. A vibrant and transcendent journey about growth and healing. Ancestry and honoring one’s roots. Expatriation and rising up to find a home within yourself. Divided into five chapters and illustrated by Kaur, the sun and her flowers is a journey of wilting, falling, rooting, rising, and blooming. A celebration of love in all its forms. this is the recipe of life said my mother as she held me in her arms as i wept think of those flowers you plant in the garden each year they will teach you that people too must wilt fall root rise in order to bloom

Dead Flowers

By David White
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  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Isbn Code : 1664186824
  • Number of Pages : 466
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 854
  • Pdf File: dead-flowers.pdf

Book Excerpt:

In the first book, "Dead Flowers", everything in the world is made of Dead Flowers. In the second book, "Coffin Music", everywhere we go we hear death's music. In the third book, "Stardust Warehouse", our bodies are depositories for stardust.

The Things They Carried

By Tim O'Brien
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  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Isbn Code : 0547420293
  • Number of Pages : 256
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 847
  • Pdf File: the-things-they-carried.pdf

Book Excerpt:

A classic work of American literature that has not stopped changing minds and lives since it burst onto the literary scene, The Things They Carried is a ground-breaking meditation on war, memory, imagination, and the redemptive power of storytelling. The Things They Carried depicts the men of Alpha Company: Jimmy Cross, Henry Dobbins, Rat Kiley, Mitchell Sanders, Norman Bowker, Kiowa, and the character Tim O’Brien, who has survived his tour in Vietnam to become a father and writer at the age of forty-three. Taught everywhere—from high school classrooms to graduate seminars in creative writing—it has become required reading for any American and continues to challenge readers in their perceptions of fact and fiction, war and peace, courage and fear and longing. The Things They Carried won France's prestigious Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger and the Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize; it was also a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award.