By José Saramago
"""O ditador caiu da cadeira, os árabes deixaram de vender petróleo, o morto é o melhor amigo do vivo, as coisas nunca são o que parecem, quando vires um centauro acredita nos teus olhos, se uma rã escarnecer de ti atravessa o rio. TYudo são objectos quase"", estes são, para José Saramago, os itens principais por onde flow este conjunto de contos que constituem Objecto Quase. Um deles, ""Embargo"" foi recentemente passado ao cinema por António Ferreira."
By David E. Hilton
"A heartfelt portrait of younger males in a bygone age” (Kirkus Reviews) approximately bothered boys, wild horses, and the excessive rate of a youth lost.
Thirteen-year-old William Sheppard stabs his abusive father and is shipped to the Swope Ranch Boys prison, atmosphere off a string of occasions that finally ends up in a frightening result in the Colorado mountains. alongside the way in which, he befriends 3 boys who develop into his surrogate relatives. Their interact taming horses brings peace, because the boys fight to outlive an international of damage and stunning cruelty in which the one factor they could depend upon is one another because the legislation of ordinary society are stripped away.
With a spine of heart-wrenching suspense, Kings of Colorado is a gorgeous portrayal of brotherhood set opposed to the the Aristocracy, chance, and wildness of youngster and horses. The bonds among guy and beast, besides different subject matters of neighborhood, friendship, and atonement are boldly explored on each web page. Kings of Colorado illustrates simply how simply innocence may be stripped away, robbing us of anything most respected: formative years.
By Ron Cantor
Has the Messiah been robbed?
Supernatural visitations. Divine time shuttle. An age-old hide up.
In the center of all of it: One guy miraculously remodeled via Yeshua.
In an speedy, David went from being a skeptical Jewish columnist to a determined seeker of fact. The catalyst used to be an angelic visitation—a second that marked him forever.
David’s quest spans a number of philosophies and religions, culminating with the individual of Yeshua – Jesus the Messiah. he's plummeted right into a full of life religious tug of struggle. a part of him is intrigued and eager about the Messiah, whereas one other is affected by guilt. How may possibly a Jewish individual like himself think in Yeshua contemplating the entire awful acts which have been performed to his ancestors in His name?
Author Ron Cantor, a proficient story-teller and authority at the Jewish Roots of the hot testomony, takes you on an unforgettable journey of heritage as an angel supernaturally escorts David throughout the halls of time. you'll soon realize that notwithstanding atrocities were devoted within the identify of Yeshua, the best crime of all should be opposed to the Messiah Himself… a criminal offense of identity theft.
By André de Richaud
Esther habite, seule, los angeles Barette rouge", une forteresse au pied du Ventoux que l'on dit hantée. Elle recueille un vagabond recherché par l. a. police. Mi-homme, mi-bête, il inspirera à los angeles jeune fille une ardour étrange. Un livre éblouissant de strength et de cruauté."
By Matthew Woodring Stover, R. A. Salvatore, Terry Brooks
For the 1st time in a single lovely quantity, here's the entire, epic tale arc: The Phantom threat, assault of the Clones, and Revenge of the Sith. event the sweeping story of fine and evil, of delusion and magic, of innocence and power–and witness the tragic transformation of Anakin Skywalker from mere slave to at least one of the best, strongest, and feared villains of the galaxy: Darth Vader.
“The course has been put ahead of you, Anakin.
The option to take it needs to be yours alone.”
On the barren wasteland international of Tatooine, younger Anakin Skywalker toils by way of day and goals via evening . . . of touring the celebrities to worlds he’s in basic terms heard of in tales. while Jedi Knight Qui-Gon Jinn and his apprentice, Obi-Wan Kenobi, go paths with Anakin, it marks the start of the drama that would turn into legend. brave to the purpose of recklessness, Anakin comes of age in a time of significant upheaval. The tried assassination of Senator Padmé Amidala thrusts the Republic on the subject of the sting of disaster–and brings Anakin and Padmé right into a mystery romance as severe because it is forbidden.
As wrestle escalates around the galaxy, the level is decided for an explosive endgame. plagued by unspeakable visions, Anakin edges toward the threshold of a call with profound ramifications. It continues to be just for Darth Sidious to strike the ultimate spectacular blow opposed to the Republic–and to ordain a fearsome new Sith Lord: Darth Vader.
THE PHANTOM MENACE
by Terry Brooks, according to the tale and screenplay by means of George Lucas
ATTACK OF THE CLONES
by R. A. Salvatore, from a narrative by way of George Lucas and a screenplay by way of George Lucas and Jonathan Hales
REVENGE OF THE SITH
by Matthew Stover, in accordance with the tale and screenplay via George Lucas
By Tanuja Desai Hidier
Dimple Lala does not recognize what to imagine. She's spent her entire existence resisting her mom and dad' traditions. yet now she's turning seventeen and issues are extra complex than ever. She's nonetheless recuperating from a year-old break-up and her ally is not round the means she was. Then, to make issues worse, her mom and dad set up for her to satisfy a "suitable boy." after all, it does not move good . . . until eventually Dimple is going to a membership and reveals him spinning a paranormal internet of phrases and tune. without notice the proper boy is appropriate as a result of his sheer unsuitability. problems ensue.
This is a narrative approximately discovering your self, discovering your folks, discovering love, and discovering your tradition -- occasionally the place you least count on it.
By M. J. Engh
A masterpiece of political technological know-how fiction and a ebook to problem such works as Ursula okay. LeGuin's The Dispossessed, Arslan is a publication that others are actually measured opposed to. "It's approximately fathers and sons, approximately energy, a couple of certainly ruthless (but now not unfeeling) brain in pursuit of a pragmatic resolution to the world's problems." So M. J. Engh describes Arslan. This is a unique of strength and intensity that's unforgettable.
By Christian Jacq
Saga approximately historic Egypt & the robust fight among Ramses & his enemies.
By Kimberly Marcus
In the dim mild of the darkroom/I'm by myself, yet now not for long.
As white turns to grey, Kate is with me.
background of the dance studio blurred,
so the point of interest is all on her--legs prolonged in an ideal hovering split.
The immediately line to my squiggle, my forever-best friend.
Sixteen-year-old Liz is Photogirl—sharp, concentrated, and assured in what she sees via her digital camera lens, convinced that she and Kate may be most sensible buddies endlessly. yet every little thing adjustments in a single blurry evening. all at once, Kate is fending off her and folks are having a look the opposite direction she passes within the halls. because the aftershocks from a startling accusation rip via Liz's global, every thing she proposal she knew approximately images, kinfolk, friendship, and herself shifts out of concentration. What occurs while the image you notice not is sensible? informed in breathtaking, searingly uncooked unfastened verse, Kimberly Marcus's unforgettable debut will attract fanatics of Ellen Hopkins and Laurie Halse Anderson.