By Brian Jacques
Years in the past, the vermin extended family of Sawney Rath abducted one among Redwall's own-a child otter, destined to develop into their "Taggerung," a warrior hero of historical legend. yet as younger Tagg grows, he rebels opposed to his future. The younger otter trips looking for his birthplace, a member of Sawney's extended family constantly close to, out to break the deserter. With the feisty mouse Nimbalo, Tagg fends off the avenging vermin, yet can he locate his as far back as the Redwall kin from whom he was once separated see you later in the past? this is all the pleasure and experience a Redwall fan might want for!
By C. S. Lewis
A appealing paperback version of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, e-book within the vintage delusion sequence, The Chronicles of Narnia. This version good points conceal paintings via 3 time Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator David Wiesner, and inside black-and-white illustrations through the sequence' unique illustrator, Pauline Baynes.
Four adventurous siblings—Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy Pevensie—step via a cloth cabinet door and into the land of Narnia, a land frozen in everlasting iciness and enslaved through the ability of the White Witch. but if just about all wish is misplaced, the go back of the nice Lion, Aslan, indications a superb switch . . . and a very good sacrifice.
Open the door and input a brand new international! The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is the second one publication in C. S. Lewis's vintage fable sequence, which has been pleasing readers of every age with a mystical land and unforgettable characters for over sixty years. this can be a stand-alone learn, but when you wish to realize extra approximately Narnia, choose up The Horse and His Boy, the 3rd publication in The Chronicles of Narnia.
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To a mom and daughter on an illuminating pilgrimage, this is often what the desolate tract stated: hold merely what you would like. Burn what cannot be kept. depart the remnants as an supplying.
When Kimberly Meyer gave start to her first daughter, Ellie, in the course of her senior 12 months of faculty, the bohemian lifetime of exploration she had as soon as imagined for herself used to be misplaced within the duties of unmarried motherhood. For years, either mom and daughter have been haunted by way of how Ellie got here into being-Kimberly via a stressed discomfort for the area past, Ellie via a terror of abandonment.
Longing to bond with Ellie, now a school pupil, and longing, too, to rediscover herself, Kimberly units off along with her daughter on a quest for that means around the globe. forsaking the rhythms of normal existence in Houston, Texas, they devote a summer time to retracing the footsteps of Felix Fabri, a medieval Dominican friar whose written account of his travels resonates with Kimberly. Their mother-daughter pilgrimage takes them to unique locations infused with secret, spirituality, and wealthy history-from Venice to the Mediterranean via Greece and partitioned Cyprus, to Israel and around the Sinai wasteland with Bedouin courses, to the Palestinian territories and to Cairo and Alexandria in Egypt.
In spare and beautiful prose, The booklet of Wanderings tells the tale of Kimberly and Ellie's trip, and of the intimate, lasting bond they forge alongside the best way. A meditation on stripping away the distractions, on simplicity, on easy methods to dwell, it is a vivid memoir with the facility to either shipping readers to distant lands and to convey them in nearer reference to themselves. it is going to attract someone who has pondered the line now not taken, who has skilled the gnawing feeling that there's anything extra, who has confronted the void-of offspring leaving, of mortality looming, of attempting to find somewhere that feels, eventually, like domestic.
By Alex Archer, Joseph Nassise
Genghis Khan carved out a legacy of bloodshed and conquered kingdoms that has lasted virtually 8 hundred years. yet whereas his identify and deeds survive within the annals of heritage, his tomb hasn't ever been located… till now.
Not everyone seems to be confident that the diary and the map, acknowledged to guide to the good warrior's ultimate resting position, are genuine. Archaeologist Annja Creed is between those doubters. the truth is that the physique was once misplaced to historical past. yet regardless of her skepticism, Annja unexpectedly reveals herself pulled alongside an more and more advanced path of clues, each one extra distant than the final.
And as she and her partners race to their ultimate vacation spot, something is clear—the purely tomb she might locate is her personal.
By Jason A. Ramos, Julian Smith
A infrequent inside of examine the exciting international of smokejumpers, the airborne firefighters who parachute into the main distant and rugged components of the USA, confronting the becoming chance of nature’s blazes.
Forest and wildland fires are turning out to be better, extra quite a few, and deadlier each year — checklist drought stipulations, a long time of forestry mismanagement, and the expanding encroachment of residential housing into the barren region have mixed to create a powder keg that threatens thousands of acres and millions of lives each year. One choose crew of guys and ladies are a part of America's front-line safeguard: smokejumpers. The smokejumper application operates via either the U.S. woodland carrier and the Bureau of Land administration. notwithstanding they're enormously expert and purely hugely skilled and capable wildland firefighters are accredited into the learning software, being a smokejumper is still an artwork that could merely be realized at the task. woodland fires frequently behave in unpredictable methods: spreading virtually right away, taking pictures downhill in the back of a stiff tailwind, or perhaps flowing like a liquid. during this terribly infrequent memoir via an active-duty jumper, Jason Ramos takes readers into his exhilarating and unsafe global, explores smokejumping’s amazing background, and explains why their providers are extra crucial than ever before.
By Joseph Staten
This is often the way it began...
It is the yr 2524. Harvest is a calm, wealthy farming colony at the very fringe of human-controlled area. yet we now have trespassed on holy ground--strayed into the trail of an competitive alien empire referred to as the Covenant. What starts as an opportunity stumble upon among an alien privateer and a human freighter catapults mankind right into a fight for its very existence.
But humanity is additionally locked in a sour civil conflict often called the rebellion. So the survival of Harvest's voters falls to a squad of battle-weary UNSC Marines and their green colonial defense force trainees. during this not going staff of heroes, one stands above the rest...a younger Marine employees sergeant named Avery Johnson.
By Marion Zimmer Bradley, Elisabeth Waters
Torn among love and responsibility, a reluctant younger acolyte should be known as directly to magically keep her imperiled global during this enchanting bankruptcy of the Saga of the Trillium.
Of the 3 royal siblings who made up the Petals of the residing Trillium, merely woman Haramis survives 9 hundred years after the occasions that just about devastated their realm. however the Archimage is outdated and ailing, and a successor needs to be came across if Ruwenda is to stay secure and guarded. In Princess Mikayla, Haramis acknowledges the correct candidate. besides the fact that, the impulsive youngster has to be rigorously schooled within the magic arts—and the headstrong early life isn’t yes she even wishes the accountability, in particular if it capability leaving behind her one real love. yet time is working out—for Haramis and for the dominion. And with catastrophe looming, the destiny of Mikayla’s endangered fatherland might quickly fall seriously at the shoulders of a tender, simply half-trained insurgent, prepared or not.
Revisiting the remarkable global she created with fellow myth luminaries Julian may possibly and Andre Norton in Black Trillium, the amazing Marion Zimmer Bradley joins coauthor Elisabeth Waters to gaze into the a long way way forward for the realm of the 3 Moons. Lady of the Trillium is a captivating, unforgettable story of future, responsibility, magic, love, and the probably unbridgeable chasm among young and old.
By Roderick Gordon, Brian Williams
Now in paperback, the recent York instances Bestselling sequel to TUNNELS, with bonus fabrics and a sneak peek on the 3rd ebook within the sequence! In TUNNELS, boy archaeologist Will Burrows went looking for his lacking father--and chanced on a sinister subterranean international. Now, wandering the darkish, sizzling bowels underneath the Colony together with his ally, Chester, and his brother, Cal, Will stumbles around the Styx's dastardly plan to enslave all Topsoilers by means of poisoning them with a deadly toxin. Slowly he starts off to piece jointly the plot. yet how can Will keep all these above from annihilation while his personal lifestyles is in danger down below--and while his killer sister continues to be at huge?
By Dudley Pope