Shadows in the Silence (Angelfire)

By Courtney Allison Moulton

In the ultimate installment of the beautiful Angelfire trilogy, Courtney Allison Moulton brings her darkish and compelling global of epic battles and blistering romance to a blazingly brilliant conclusion.

The final conflict for Heaven and Earth opposed to Lilith, Sammael, and the armies of Hell may be a fight to win—and even continue to exist. because the Archangel Gabriel, Ellie is familiar with that the darkest and hardest moments are nonetheless to return, yet she has every little thing to struggle for: for Will, for humanity, and to avoid wasting herself.

Full of cinematic, gripping motion and blistering conflict scenes, in addition to epic romance, Shadows within the Silence is ideal for enthusiasts of Kelley Armstrong, Cynthia Hand, and Lauren Kate.

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The Mythology of Eden

By Arthur George, Elena George

The biblical tale of Adam and Eve within the backyard of Eden is a cornerstone of Western civilization, but there are nonetheless many mysteries relating its origins and which means. In The Mythology of Eden, Arthur and Elena George make the most of new ancient and archaeological discoveries to bare how the story’s writer makes use of veiled symbolism and mythological storytelling to exhibit his message in regards to the so much profound questions of human life concerning the divine, lifestyles, dying, and immortality. This leading edge publication bargains an interdisciplinary interpretation of the Eden tale that delves into mistaken assumptions and brings to gentle info that experience formerly long gone omitted. The Mythology of Eden offers a brand new realizing of the tale of Adam and Eve and illuminates the story’s position and that means in our sleek global.

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The Goblin Gate

By Hilari Bell

Jeriah’s brother, Tobin, is in poor danger.

He’s willingly crossed over to the Otherworld with a hedgewitch named Makenna and her legion of goblins. What Tobin doesn’t be aware of is that the Otherworld is a deadly measurement that might leech the magic from those that have it—and the lifestyles from those that don’t. looking for the main to rescue Tobin, Jeriah is thrust right into a tangled internet of political intrigue as he uncovers a deadly mystery that can swap the destiny of a complete country. so that it will store either his brother and the dominion, Jeriah needs to get aid from the very beings he’s been taught to hate—the mischievous goblins. in the meantime, the clock is ticking for Tobin. . . .

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Awaken (Abandon Trilogy, Book 3)

By Meg Cabot

From number 1 big apple occasions bestselling writer Meg Cabot, the darkish reimagining of the Persephone delusion involves an exciting conclusion.

Death has her in his clutches. She doesn't wish him to permit go.

Seventeen-year-old Pierce Oliviera knew by means of accepting the affection of John Hayden, she'd be compelled to dwell without end within the one position she's continuously dreaded such a lot: the Underworld. The sacrifice appeared worthy it, even though, since it intended she should be with the boy she loves.

But now her happiness -- and defense -- are threatened, all as the Furies have stumbled on that John has damaged considered one of their strictest ideas: He revived a human soul.

If the stability among lifestyles and demise isn't mounted, either the Underworld and Pierce's domestic again in the world could be wiped away. yet there's just one strategy to restoration order. somebody has to die.

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The Adventures of Sindbad (New York Review Books Classics)

“What you may have enjoyed is still yours.” therefore speaks the impossible to resist rogue Sindbad, ironic hero of those outstanding stories, who has seduced and deserted numerous girls over the process centuries yet by no means misplaced one, for he returns to go to them all—ladies, actresses, housemaids—in his thoughts and desires. From the bustling streets of Budapest to small provincial cities the place not anything ever turns out to alter, this ghostly Lothario encounters his outdated flames anywhere he is going: alongside the banks of the Danube; below home windows the place they as soon as courted; in church buildings and in graveyards, the place Eros and Thanatos tryst. Lies, undesirable habit, and fickleness of every kind are forgiven, and love is reaffirmed because the in simple terms factor worthy persevering for, weeping for, and residing for.

The Adventures of Sindbad is the Hungarian grasp Gyula Krúdy’s most famed booklet, an uncanny evocation of the fall of the Hapsburg Empire that's tremendously renowned not just in Hungary yet all through japanese Europe.

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A Brief Guide to the Greek Myths (Brief Histories)

The booklet leads the reader via those bright tales, from the origins of the gods via to the homecomings of the Trojan heroes. all of the wide-spread narratives are the following, besides a few much less standard characters and motifs. as well as the stories, the e-book explains key concerns coming up from the narratives, and discusses the myths and their wider relevance. This long-overdue booklet crystallises 3 key parts of curiosity: the character of the stories; the tales themselves; and the way they've got and can be interpreted. For the 1st time, it brings jointly points of Greek mythology merely often on hand in disparate types - specifically kid's books and educational works. there'll be a lot right here that's fascinating, fantastic, and unusual in addition to regular. specialists and non-experts, adults, scholars and schoolchildren alike will achieve leisure and perception from this attention-grabbing and critical quantity.

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Subhāshitāvali: An Anthology of Comic, Erotic and Other Verse (Penguin Classics)

The subhashita verse is a well-liked characteristic of Sanskrit literature. Composed in isolation or as a part of a bigger paintings, it's primarily a miniature poem which encapsulates an entire idea, temper or photograph in one stanza. those verse epigrams have quite a lot of topics. this feature from the Subhashitavali, a celebrated verse anthology compiled via Vallabhadeva in c. fifteenth-century Kashmir, deals a wealthy number of erotic poetry and a wealth of lyrical and gnomic verse. One part is given to earthy humour and cynical satire seldom on hand in English renditions. additionally incorporated are invocations and allegories, panegyrics and pen-pictures, sage observations and stark musings. The sweep of those verses is matched by way of the eclectic array of members from illustrious poets like Vyasa and Valmiki, Kalidasa and Bana to others now more often than not forgotten. those verses of jollity and wit, ribaldry and bawdiness, snide sarcasm and wry remark exhibit the truth that Sanskrit literature, often perceived as staid and severe, can be flippant and enjoyable.

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The Saga of Grettir the Strong (Penguin Classics)

Composed on the finish of the fourteenth century by way of an unknown writer, The Saga of Grettir the robust is without doubt one of the final nice Icelandic sagas. It relates the story of Grettir, an eleventh-century warrior suffering to carry directly to the values of a heroic age turning into eclipsed by means of Christianity and a extra pastoral way of life. not able to settle right into a neighborhood of farmers, Grettir turns into the competitive scourge of either sincere males and evil monsters - till, following a conflict with the sinister ghost Glam, he's cursed to suffer a lifetime of tortured loneliness clear of civilisation, struggling with giants, trolls and berserks. A mesmerising mixture of pagan beliefs and Christian religion, it is a profoundly relocating end to the Golden Age of the saga writing.

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Zeus Grants Stupid Wishes: A No-Bullshit Guide to World Mythology

By Cory O'Brien

Get this:

Cronus cherished to consume babies.

Narcissus most likely must have simply discovered to masturbate.

Odin acquired development reductions with bestiality.

Isis had undesirable flavor in jewelry.

Ganesh was once the very definition of an unplanned pregnancy.

And Abraham was once completely cool approximately stabbing his child within the face.

All our lives, we’ve been fed watered-down, computing device types of the vintage myths. in truth, mythology is extra screwed up than a schizophrenic shaman doing hits of unidentified…wait, all of it is smart now. In Zeus provides silly Wishes, Cory O’Brien, writer of Myths RETOLD!, units the tales immediately. those are impolite, crude, completely sacred texts advised the best way they have been intended to be informed: loudly, and with plenty of four-letter words.

Skeptical? listed below are a couple of extra gem stones to consider:

• Zeus as soon as filled an unborn fetus inside of his thigh to save lots of its lifestyles after he exploded its mom by means of being too reliable in bed.

• the complete Egyptian universe used to be kept simply because Sekhmet simply acquired too hammered to maintain murdering everyone.

• The Hindu universe is administered by means of a married couple who merely cease murdering for you to throw candy dance parties…on the corpses in their enemies.

• The Norse goddess Freyja as soon as consented to a four-dwarf gangbang in trade for one glossy necklace.

And there’s extra dysfunctional goodness the place that got here from.

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The Adventures of Sir Balin the Ill-Fated (The Knights' Tales Series)

By Gerald Morris

Many years in the past the good King Arthur introduced justice to England with assistance from his gallant Knights of the around desk. even though so much of King Arthur’s knights freely selected a lifetime of responsibility, for Sir Balin the Ill-Fated, future used to be foretold in a prophesy. And heavily, "ill-fated" is true there in his identify, so Balin’s no longer shocked while issues pass bitter. nonetheless, irrespective of how dire the duty, a faithful and gallant knight by no means refuses adventure!

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