Download Ladies Listen Up: A Novel by Darren Coleman PDF

By Darren Coleman

You'll by no means listen the reality out of your guy, so . . . women hear Up

Diego Christian's path of deceit follows him the entire approach to the altar. After ruining the lifetime of the girl he used to be to marry, he maintains to discover himself in a single informal dating after one other with different men's other halves and girlfriends. via his sex-a-thon he meets editor who is helping him boost his personal column—"Ladies hear Up"—dishing out courting suggestion to girls. whilst his habit ultimately starts to price him, Diego has to make your mind up if he can—or wishes to—change.

Jacob Marsh, a instructor at Lyndon B. Johnson highschool, is Diego's ally. Jacob has continually been cool stressed and is a grasp manipulator. while he makes a serious mistake with a pupil who has a weigh down on him, he quickly learns that masking it up might cost him every little thing he is labored so difficult to maintain.

Through their drama-filled trysts, Diego, Jacob, and others provide ladies the lowdown at the means males work.

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Download Campo de concentración (Solaris ficción) (Spanish Edition) by Thomas M. Dish PDF

By Thomas M. Dish

EN l. a. CÁRCEL, LOUIS SACCHETTI SERÁ TESTIGO INVOLUNTARIO DE UNOS EXPERIMENTOS CON HUMANOS QUE DERIVAN INVARIABLEMENTE EN MUERTE. Década de los setenta del siglo xx: Los Estados Unidos han declarado l. a. guerra al resto del mundo y a gran parte de su propia ciudadanía, y están dispuestos a usar cualquier arma que les asegure l. a. victoria. Louis Sacchetti, un poeta encarcelado por negarse a ser alistado, es llevado a una instalación secreta llamada campo Arquímedes, donde es testigo involuntario de los experimentos despiadados de «maximización de l. a. inteligencia» llevados a cabo por el ejército. Los prisioneros a los que se les administra Pallidine, una droga derivada de l. a. espiroqueta de los angeles sífilis, pronto se convierten en genios, pero hay un desafortunado efecto secundario. El Pallidine resulta mortal en todos los casos.«‘Campo de concentración’ forma parte del acervo de obras distópicas que ha producido los angeles ciencia ficción... Cabe perfectamente entre ‘1984’ y ‘Un mundo feliz’.»— «Funciona como una caja china, como una novela dentro de l. a. novela (el diario que debe escribir Sachetti), con todos los juegos literarios que esto implica, con todos los guiños al lector, con toda los angeles pirotecnia del talento.»— «‘Campo de concentración’ es uno de esos libros de ciencia ficción que caen dentro de l. a. categoría de ‘literatura’ tanto por l. a. elocuencia de l. a. escritura de Disch como por lo intemporal de sus reflexiones sobre l. a. vida y los angeles guerra.»—Kirkus overview «Una poderosa novela distópica... l. a. temática basic es perenne: el asalto contra las garantías individuales, el sacrificio de seres humanos ‘desechables’, el deterioro intelectual de los angeles sociedad, los angeles banalización de los angeles guerra.»— EN l. a. CÁRCEL, LOUIS SACCHETTI SERÁ TESTIGO INVOLUNTARIO DE UNOS EXPERIMENTOS CON HUMANOS QUE DERIVAN INVARIABLEMENTE EN MUERTE.

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Download Girl Imagined by Chance by Lance Olsen PDF

By Lance Olsen

Girl Imagined through Chance is a critifictional novel a few couple who locate themselves having created a make-believe daughter (and quickly a make-believe existence to accompany her) so that it will appease their pals, kin, and the tradition of copy. established round twelve pictures from a unmarried roll of movie, the book explores the character of images and the questions that nature increases concerning the notions of the simulated and the true, the media-ization of consciouness, originality, self development, and how all of us always type our faces into mask for the following shot. At its heart, Girl Imagined through Chance investigates the secret of self-knowledge. the present metaphor and structural equipment of photograpy examines the best way pictures, of their magical skill to imitate reminiscence, eventually mock and remove it. The seemigly strong and fixed individual previous seems to be as protean and unknowable because the destiny. The physique turns into unusually dispensable, forever adrift in a cybernetic international of links and interfaces.

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Download Raising Jake by Charlie Carillo PDF

By Charlie Carillo

the simplest type of trip, one you don't need to finish. . .funny, relocating. --Mike Lupica, New York Times bestselling writer of Heat

In Charlie Carillo's humorous, insightful novel, a divorced guy will get to grasp his seventeen-year-old son in a story that rewrites the ebook on caliber time jointly. . .

Sammy Sullivan is operating his means down the ladder of luck. Divorced and pushing fifty, his relationships have the durability of a fruit fly. yet what percentage males can get themselves fired and feature their in simple terms son expelled from prep college multi function day? Now, after virtually eighteen years, he and Jake may well ultimately get to understand one another. (That's if his ex-wife--the super-achiever Sammy can in basic terms dream of being--doesn't locate out.) Jake understands nearly not anything approximately his roots. So, Sammy exhibits him the previous local within the a long way reaches of Queens. yet it has been thirty years. The older girl Sammy misplaced his virginity to now makes use of a walker to get round. such a lot of his hangouts are gone. it is dreary, born-to-lose stuff. yet Jake is on a project. clever past his (and his dad's) years, he does not wish his father to overlook out the second one time round at the good stuff he blew the 1st time. And they have a complete weekend together--a trip the place Sammy will confront his, dysfunctional early life and Jake will face a previous he by no means knew he had.

This is not your general father-son story--one remains to be growing to be up. the opposite is his son.

"In the culture of Tom Perotta, Carillo explores the power of the kin bond, the facility of forgiveness, and the desire that comes from embracing moment possibilities. . .truthful, and hilarious."--Alison Grambs, writer of The clever ladies consultant to Getting Even

"I do not like humorous, touching novels simply because they make me want i would written them myself. I loved Charlie Carillo's publication from starting to finish and now i am miserable." --Sherwood Kiraly, writer of Diminished Capacity

"A literary romp throughout the minefields of a unconditionally common, and completely irregular, relations. . . i really laughed out loud and saved turning the pages to make completely yes that every one labored out on the end." --Cathy Lamb, writer of Henry's Sisters

"Scathingly hilarious and truthful." --Sally Jenkins

Queens-born Charlie Carillo, like his protagonist Sam Sullivan, labored on the New York Post as a journalist for a few years. he's additionally the writer of My experience with Gus and divides his time among long island urban and London, England, the place he works as an self sustaining tv producer.

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Download Size 12 Is Not Fat: A Heather Wells Mystery (Heather Wells by Meg Cabot PDF

By Meg Cabot

Heather Wells Rocks!

Or, a minimum of, she did. That used to be prior to she left the pop-idol lifestyles at the back of after she received a gown dimension or -- and misplaced a boyfriend, a recording agreement, and her existence rate reductions (when mother took the cash and ran off to Argentina). Now that the glamour and glory days of never-ending mall appearances are long ago, Heather's completely proud of her new measurement 12 form (the general for the yankee woman!) and her new activity as an assistant dorm director at one among New York's best schools. that's, till the lifeless physique of a feminine scholar from Heather's place of abode corridor is stumbled on on the backside of an elevator shaft.

The law enforcement officials and the varsity president are able to chalk the dying off as an coincidence, the results of reckless younger mischief. yet Heather knows teenage ladies . . . and ladies do not elevator surf. but nobody desires to hear -- no longer the police, her colleagues, or the P.I. who owns the brownstone the place she lives -- even if extra scholars commence turning up lifeless in both traditional and subtly sinister methods. So Heather makes the choice to tackle one more new occupation: as spunky woman detective!

But her new task comes with few advantages, no cheering crowds, and lots of liabilities, a few of them in all probability deadly. And not anything ticks off a killer greater than a portly ex-pop celebrity who is sticking her nostril the place it does not belong . . .

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Download My Suburban Shtetl: A Novel About Life in a Twentith-century by Robert Rand PDF

By Robert Rand

"Grandpa’s been arrested for hitting a Nazi with a salami!" So starts Robert Rand’s enticing novel of growing to be up in Skokie, Illinois, domestic to at least one of America’s biggest groups of Jewish Holocaust survivors and to Rand’s regulate ego, Bobby Bakalchuk. In 1977 Skokie made information as Nazis sought to march down its major road. The enraged electorate ignited a typhoon over the 1st modification, spurring Bobby’s Grandpa Abe Yellin to front line armed with an all-beef a hundred% kosher projectile.
lower than Bobby’s prepared eye, the Nineteen Sixties and Nineteen Seventies are resurrected through the characters and curiosities that form his younger life-from the Cuban Missile predicament to radioactive Ping Pong balls; from a prayer scarf deserted in Auschwitz to the racial divide.
This totally American tale describes an immigrant neighborhood grappling with an identical cultural concerns and ethical offerings confronted through earlier and next rookies. Perceived as assorted, Skokie’s Jews and their offspring fight to comprehend—and healthy into—the political, racial, and cultural stew that's the usa.
With attribute wit and perception, Rand explores their plight. In so doing he sheds mild at the complexity and end result of intolerance, and the that means of ethnicity—and home.

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Download Un baile en el matadero (Calle Negra) (Spanish Edition) by Lawrence Block PDF

By Lawrence Block

Matt Scudder ha pasado muchos de sus días sumergido en el alcohol, dejándose el alma en cada rincón de los angeles Gran Manzana. Hace tiempo perteneció al Departamento de Policía de Nueva York, pero todo aquello ya quedó atrás. Ahora es un detective sin licencia, perseverante y de mente afilada, y no deja que sus obsesiones enturbien l. a. investigación. Lo acaban de contratar para que demuestre una sospecha: que Richard Thurman, personaje influyente de l. a. vida pública, aircraftó el brutal asesinato de su esposa, estando ella embarazada. En medio de los angeles investigación aparecerán pistas desconcertantes, aparentemente desligadas del caso, pero todos los misterios acabarán confluyendo para enseñar al detective que una vida joven e inocente puede ser comprada, corrompida… y aniquilada.

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Download No Fairy Tales by Miaya Deneen Bridgett,Gabriel Velez,Kendall Aguilera PDF

By Miaya Deneen Bridgett,Gabriel Velez,Kendall Aguilera

it is a modern novel that follows a tender girl as she is going via her own ceremony of passage. No Fairy stories is so compelling due to the major character's bold force to excel in her life's ambitions whereas wondering the restrictions that society, her relatives, and her love pursuits position on her. She will get down, yet she isn't out. Her brave try to maintain the issues that concerns so much to her whereas discovering her personal voice, makes this novel a brand new American classic.

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