Lies the Guardians Tell

Lies the Guardians Tell
  • Author : Herman Steuernagel
  • Publisher : Fourth Media Limited
  • Pages : 362
  • Relase : 2020-12
  • ISBN : 1777177723

Lies the Guardians Tell Book Review:

The Guardians Protect Us. Or so they claim. A vision of a strange world. Powers that can heal or destroy. Murder by those they were supposed to trust. Sierra Runar has lived in the Sphere her entire life. A protective force field is the only thing separating the remnant of humanity from the toxic world the ancients left behind. The Guardians, an ancient artificial intelligence & humankind's saviors, have looked after them ever since. However, after a series of devastating events Sierra realizes the Guardians are not all they claim to be. Forced to re-evaluate the world around her, Sierra is sent on a quest to find the man who remembers the wars of the ancients. The same wars that left the world a wasteland over two hundred years ago. Through love, loss, friendship and trust, Sierra will need to discover what she's capable of in order to protect a world that wasn't supposed to exist. Lies the Guardians Tell is the first book in a technology-based, young adult, dystopian series that will have you turning pages as a small band of unlikely heroes struggle to save what's left of humanity.

Sword and Citadel

Sword and Citadel
  • Author : Gene Wolfe
  • Publisher : Gollancz
  • Pages : 608
  • Relase : 2000
  • ISBN : 1857987004

Sword and Citadel Book Review:

Recently voted the greatest fantasy of all time, after The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, Gene Wolfe's The Book of the New Sun is an extraordinary epic, set a million years in the future, on an Earth transformed in mysterious and wondrous ways, in a time when our present culture is no longer even a memory. Severian, the central character, is a torturer, exiled from his guild after falling in love with one of his victims, and journeying to the distant city of Thrax, armed with his ancient executioner's sword, Terminus Est. This edition contains the second two volumes of this four volume novel, The Sword of the Lictor and The Citadel of the Autarch.

Necropolis

Necropolis
  • Author : Wendy Saunders
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 414
  • Relase : 2020-03-28
  • ISBN : 9798631656529

Necropolis Book Review:

The Guardians Series 2: Book 3 London 1862Olivia and Scarlett find themselves trapped in Victorian London without Olivia's compass, which is now in the hands of Jonathan Faraday the leader of the Veritas. There is only one chance for them to make it back to the present and that is to locate a powerful artefact known only as The Hourglass, but a chance encounter with an old acquaintance puts them back in the path of the Veritas.The Present Day.Theo has been kidnapped and is being held by Jonathan Faraday who is hell bent on using Theo's abilities as a seer to complete an ancient prophecy, which he believes will lead him to the Book of the Heavens and all of its ancient magic. Unable to control his visions, Theo is in danger of being handed over to a doctor known as 'the butcher' whose methods of extracting information will leave him dead or severely brain damaged. He knows he only has one choice, escape or die trying.With Olivia trapped in the past and Theo at the mercy of Faraday, it seems all hope is lost, until a young woman with a very mysterious gift appears and it seems, the worst may still be yet to come...

The Fall

The Fall
  • Author : Garth Nix
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Pages : 226
  • Relase : 2008
  • ISBN : 9780007261192

The Fall Book Review:

First of a thrilling fantasy adventure series set on the Dark World, where society is ranked according to its colour clan and the most precious commodity is light. In all the world there is only one place that ever sees the sun. A seven-towered castle built upon a mountain high above the desolate ice lands below.

Gold Fame Citrus

Gold Fame Citrus
  • Author : Claire Vaye Watkins
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 352
  • Relase : 2015-09-29
  • ISBN : 9780698195943

Gold Fame Citrus Book Review:

Named a Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post, NPR, Vanity Fair, LA Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Huffington Post, The Atlantic, Refinery 29, Men's Journal, Ploughshares, Lit Hub, Book Riot, Los Angeles Magazine, Powells, BookPage and Kirkus Reviews The much-anticipated first novel from a Story Prize-winning “5 Under 35” fiction writer. In 2012, Claire Vaye Watkins’s story collection, Battleborn, swept nearly every award for short fiction. Now this young writer, widely heralded as a once-in-a-generation talent, returns with a first novel that harnesses the sweeping vision and deep heart that made her debut so arresting to a love story set in a devastatingly imagined near future: Unrelenting drought has transfigured Southern California into a surreal, phantasmagoric landscape. With the Central Valley barren, underground aquifer drained, and Sierra snowpack entirely depleted, most “Mojavs,” prevented by both armed vigilantes and an indifferent bureaucracy from freely crossing borders to lusher regions, have allowed themselves to be evacuated to internment camps. In Los Angeles’ Laurel Canyon, two young Mojavs—Luz, once a poster child for the Bureau of Conservation and its enemies, and Ray, a veteran of the “forever war” turned surfer—squat in a starlet’s abandoned mansion. Holdouts, they subsist on rationed cola and whatever they can loot, scavenge, and improvise. The couple’s fragile love somehow blooms in this arid place, and for the moment, it seems enough. But when they cross paths with a mysterious child, the thirst for a better future begins. They head east, a route strewn with danger: sinkholes and patrolling authorities, bandits and the brutal, omnipresent sun. Ghosting after them are rumors of a visionary dowser—a diviner for water—and his followers, who whispers say have formed a colony at the edge of a mysterious sea of dunes. Immensely moving, profoundly disquieting, and mind-blowingly original, Watkins’s novel explores the myths we believe about others and tell about ourselves, the double-edged power of our most cherished relationships, and the shape of hope in a precarious future that may be our own.

All-New Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2

All-New Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2
  • Author : Gerry Duggan
  • Publisher : Marvel Entertainment
  • Pages : 136
  • Relase : 2017-12-20
  • ISBN : 9781302501464

All-New Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 Book Review:

Collects All-New Guardians of the Galaxy #3, 5, 7, 9, 11-12. Catch up with your favorite Guardians as they share the galactic spotlight! Gamora - the most dangerous person in the galaxy - is hiding something. What is her secret quest? Star-Lord sails the galaxy's radio waves, keeping up with the one piece of home he could never leave behind! Discover the reason behind Drax the former Destroyer's vow of peace! Learn what happened to Groot that caused him to revert to a tiny shrub - and why Rocket thinks it's all his fault! Plus: Meet the members of the resurgent Nova Corps as they come into desperate conflict with the shadowy Fraternity of Raptors! And as the Guardians return to Earth in the aftermath of SECRET EMPIRE, who will join them as their newest member?

Star Wars and the Hero's Journey

Star Wars and the Hero's Journey
  • Author : Valerie Estelle Frankel
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Pages : 239
  • Relase : 2021-03-12
  • ISBN : 9781476643793

Star Wars and the Hero's Journey Book Review:

The original Star Wars trilogy famously follows Joseph Campbell's model for the hero's journey, making Luke Skywalker's story the new hero quest for a modern age. With the nine-plus film saga complete, however, new story patterns have emerged as the hero's journey is imagined over and over for characters of different ages, genders, and backgrounds. The prequels offer the plot arc of the villain's journey through Anakin. Leia and Padme, while damsels in the men's story, break out to undergo their own ordeals. The heroine's journey is exemplified by Rey and Jyn. Obi-Wan, Yoda, and Vader must accept the loss of power and fade into spirit guardians, perpetuating the lifecycle. By the sequel era, the original trio become mentors to the younger generation and finally must do the same. Meanwhile, the Mandalorian explores a different form of the quest as he transforms from immature warrior to patriarch. This book tracks the journeys of over 20 characters throughout the franchise.

Dune

Dune
  • Author : Frank Herbert
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 548
  • Relase : 2005-08-02
  • ISBN : 0441013597

Dune Book Review:

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE directed by Denis Villeneuve, starring Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Jason Momoa, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, Stellan Skarsgård, Dave Bautista, David Dastmalchian, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Chang Chen, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Charlotte Rampling, and Javier Bardem. Frank Herbert’s classic masterpiece—a triumph of the imagination and one of the bestselling science fiction novels of all time. Set on the desert planet Arrakis, Dune is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, heir to a noble family tasked with ruling an inhospitable world where the only thing of value is the “spice” melange, a drug capable of extending life and enhancing consciousness. Coveted across the known universe, melange is a prize worth killing for.... When House Atreides is betrayed, the destruction of Paul’s family will set the boy on a journey toward a destiny greater than he could ever have imagined. And as he evolves into the mysterious man known as Muad’Dib, he will bring to fruition humankind’s most ancient and unattainable dream. A stunning blend of adventure and mysticism, environmentalism and politics, Dune won the first Nebula Award, shared the Hugo Award, and formed the basis of what is undoubtedly the grandest epic in science fiction.

World Literature Today

World Literature Today
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :
  • Pages :
  • Relase : 2003
  • ISBN : UOM:39015057951611

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Blacktop Wasteland

Blacktop Wasteland
  • Author : S. A. Cosby
  • Publisher : Flatiron Books
  • Pages : 247
  • Relase : 2020-07-14
  • ISBN : 9781250252678

Blacktop Wasteland Book Review:

Los Angeles Times Book Prize Winner • New York Times Notable Book • NPR’s Best Books of the Year • BookPage’s #1 Mystery and Suspense of the Year • Sun Sentinel’s #1 Best Mystery of the Year “I loved Blacktop Wasteland...[A] fast-paced, bareknuckle thriller.” -Stephen King “A roaring, full-throttle thriller, crackling with tension and charm.” -The New York Times Book Review "One of the year's strongest novels." -Sun Sentinel A husband, a father, a son, a business owner...And the best getaway driver east of the Mississippi. Beauregard “Bug” Montage is an honest mechanic, a loving husband, and a hard-working dad. Bug knows there’s no future in the man he used to be: known from the hills of North Carolina to the beaches of Florida as the best wheelman on the East Coast. He thought he'd left all that behind him, but as his carefully built new life begins to crumble, he finds himself drawn inexorably back into a world of blood and bullets. When a smooth-talking former associate comes calling with a can't-miss jewelry store heist, Bug feels he has no choice but to get back in the driver's seat. And Bug is at his best where the scent of gasoline mixes with the smell of fear. Haunted by the ghost of who he used to be and the father who disappeared when he needed him most, Bug must find a way to navigate this blacktop wasteland...or die trying. Like Ocean’s Eleven meets Drive, with a Southern noir twist, S. A. Cosby’s Blacktop Wasteland is a searing, operatic story of a man pushed to his limits by poverty, race, and his own former life of crime.

A Month in the Country

A Month in the Country
  • Author : J.L. Carr
  • Publisher : New York Review of Books
  • Pages : 160
  • Relase : 2012-08-29
  • ISBN : 9781590176832

A Month in the Country Book Review:

In J. L. Carr’s deeply charged poetic novel, Tom Birkin, a veteran of the Great War and a broken marriage, arrives in the remote Yorkshire village of Oxgodby where he is to restore a recently discovered medieval mural in the local church. Living in the bell tower, surrounded by the resplendent countryside of high summer, and laboring each day to uncover an anonymous painter’s depiction of the apocalypse, Birkin finds that he himself has been restored to a new, and hopeful, attachment to life. But summer ends, and with the work done, Birkin must leave. Now, long after, as he reflects on the passage of time and the power of art, he finds in his memories some consolation for all that has been lost.

Stolen Future

Stolen Future
  • Author : Cameron Coral
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 208
  • Relase : 2019-11-24
  • ISBN : 1711191906

Stolen Future Book Review:

Memories swiped. Humanity hijacked. Sentenced to death... 2119. Diya may be half-machine, but she's nobody's property. Smuggled off a secret experimental Earth-based lab to the Moon, she wakes possessing enhanced cybernetic strength... and no memory of her past. And her search for identity turns deadly when she learns there's a price on her head. Desperate for clues, Diya flees into the crowded colony and discovers a mysterious hacker who might help. But even if he agrees, he may not be trustworthy. And with a robot assassin hot on her trail, loyalty means everything... Can Diya retrieve her true self before she's captured and permanently erased? Stolen Future is the first novel in the enthralling Cyborg Guardian Chronicles science fiction series. If you like strong women, page-turning mysteries, and futuristic fight scenes, then you'll love Cameron Coral's adrenaline-fueled tale. Buy Stolen Future to download high-tech thrills today!

All-New Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 1

All-New Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 1
  • Author : Gerry Duggan
  • Publisher : Marvel Entertainment
  • Pages : 144
  • Relase : 2017-11-22
  • ISBN : 9781302500825

All-New Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 1 Book Review:

Collecting Free Comic Book Day 2017 All-New Guardians of the Galaxy #1, All-New Guardians of the Galaxy (2017) #1-2, 4, 6, 8, 10. A new era of cosmic adventure begins! The Guardians of the Galaxy have taken off into space once more on their biggest and weirdest misadventures yet! Kicking things off with the boldest heist they've ever pulled, Star-Lord, Rocket and company blast their way through the galaxy -with the peacekeepers of the Nova Corps hot on their tail! And soon enough, they find themselves caught in a war between the Collector and the Grandmaster! Will there be any room to explain why Groot can't grow any bigger, what Gamora is searching for, or why Drax has sworn off violence?! You bet there will - the all-new Guardians of the Galaxy has space for all your Marvel Cosmic needs!

What Do I Read Next?

What Do I Read Next?
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :
  • Pages :
  • Relase : 2000
  • ISBN : IND:30000053476374

What Do I Read Next? Book Review:

The Moon in Its Flight

The Moon in Its Flight
  • Author : Gilbert Sorrentino
  • Publisher : Coffee House Press
  • Pages : 300
  • Relase : 2012-11-15
  • ISBN : 9781566892896

The Moon in Its Flight Book Review:

“Gilbert Sorrentino has long been one of our most intelligent and daring writers. But he is also one of our funniest writers, given to Joycean flights of wordplay, punning, list-making, vulgarity and relentless self-commentary.”—The New York Times “Sorrentino’s ear for dialects and metaphor is perfect: his creations, however brief their presence, are vivid, and much of his writing is very funny and clever, piled with allusions.”—The Washington Post Book World Bearing his trademark balance between exquisitely detailed narration, ground-breaking form, and sharp insight into modern life, Gilbert Sorrentino’s first-ever collection of stories spans 35 years of his writing career and contains both new stories and those that expanded and transformed the landscape of American fiction when they first appeared in such magazines and anthologies as Harper’s, Esquire, and The Best American Short Stories. In these grimly comic, unsentimental tales, the always-memorable characters dive headlong into the wasteland of urban culture, seeking out banal perversions, confusing art with the art scene, mistaking lust for love, and letting petty aspirations get the best of them. This is a world where the American dream is embodied in the moonlit cocktail hour and innocence passes at a breakneck speed, swiftly becoming a nostalgia-ridden cliché. As Sorrentino says in the title story, “art cannot rescue anybody from anything,” but his stories do offer some salvation to each of us by locating hope, humor, and beauty amidst a prevailing wind of cynical despair. Gilbert Sorrentino has published over 20 books of fiction and poetry, including the classic Mulligan Stew and his latest novel, Little Casino, which was shortlisted for the 2003 PEN/Faulkner Award. After two decades on the faculty at Stanford University, he recently returned to his native Brooklyn.

Encyclopedia of Frontier and Western Fiction

Encyclopedia of Frontier and Western Fiction
  • Author : Jon Tuska,Vicki Piekarski
  • Publisher : New York ; Montreal : McGraw-Hill
  • Pages : 365
  • Relase : 1983
  • ISBN : UOM:39015013337368

Encyclopedia of Frontier and Western Fiction Book Review:

Describes the Old West and the lives and careers of Western writers

Avengers Epic Collection

Avengers Epic Collection
  • Author : Fabian Nicieza
  • Publisher : Marvel Entertainment
  • Pages : 520
  • Relase : 2022-02-16
  • ISBN : 9781302940492

Avengers Epic Collection Book Review:

Collects Avengers (1963) #319-333, Avengers Annual (1967) #19; material from Captain America Annual (1971) #9, Iron Man Annual (1970) #11, Thor Annual (1966) #15, Avengers West Coast Annual (1989) #5. International action! To prevent a nuclear nightmare, the Avengers must take on the Russian People's Protectorate, Canada's Alpha Flight and the undersea might of Atlantis! But back home, what is happening to Jarvis and the Avengers' support staff? Then, Avengers East and West Coast team up when the towering Terminus strikes! And a new hero called Rage makes a major impression on the team…but will they see eye-to-eye in time to defeat the bizarre Tetrarchs of Entropy? Then, as the Avengers sign a new charter with the United Nations and the old order changeth once again, who will join Earth's Mightiest? Rage? Spider-Man? Or…the Sandman?! And what happens when Doctor Doom targets Avengers Mansion?

Guardian of the Dawn

Guardian of the Dawn
  • Author : Richard Zimler
  • Publisher : Penguin Books India
  • Pages : 386
  • Relase : 2005
  • ISBN : 0143063537

Guardian of the Dawn Book Review:

From The Highly Acclaimed Author Of The Last Kabbalist Of Lisbon And Hunting Midnight Comes A Sweeping Tale Of Devotion, Persecution And Vengeance In Colonial India By The Time The 16Th Century Was Drawing To A Close In The Portuguese Colony Of Goa, The Catholic Inquisition Was Making Excellent Progress In Its Mission To Keep All Sorcerers Whether Native Hindus Or Immigrant Jews From Practising Their Traditional Beliefs. Those Who Refused To Denounce Others And Give Up Their Ways Were Either Strangled By Executioners Or Burnt Alive In Public Autos-Da-Fé. By Living Just Outside Colonial Territory, The Zarco Family Manages To Stick Firm To Its Portuguese Jewish Roots. Tiago And His Sister Sofia Enjoy A Peaceful Childhood Learning To Illustrate Manuscripts With Their Father, And Secretly Dipping Into The Heady Chaos Of The Hindu Festivals Celebrated By Their Beloved Cook Nupi. As The Children Reach Adulthood, The Family Is Torn Apart When First The Father And Then The Son Are Imprisoned By The Inquisition. But Who Could Have Betrayed Them? Impeccably Researched, Guardian Of The Dawn Is Both A Riveting Historical Mystery And, In Its Profound Exploration Of The Nature Of Evil, A Powerful Reinterpretation Of Othello. This Is Richard Zimler At His Imaginative, Energetic, And Insightful Best. Praise For The Last Kabbalist Of Lisbon Zimler [Is] A Present-Day Scholar And Writer Of Remarkable Erudition And Compelling Imagination, An American Umberto Eco. Francis King, Spectator Drenched In Atmosphere And Period Detail. Wall Street Journal A Riveting Literary Murder Mystery, His Novel Is Also A Harrowing Picture Of The Persecution Of 16Th-Century Jews, And In Passing, The Atmospheric Introduction To The Hermetic Jewish Tradition Of The Kabbalah. Independent On Sunday A Fascinating Novel With Spellbinding Subject Matter. Elle Praise For Hunting Midnight Enthralling&Hunting Midnight Is A Shamelessly Sprawling Historical Novel, Spanning Continents, Napoleonic Wars, A Secret Jewish Family, Kalahari Magic, And Slavery In South Carolina. Sydney Morning Herald Zimler Is Always An Exhilaratingly Free Writer, Free Of Ordinary Taboos&Hunting Midnight Shows Zimler At The Height Of His Powers. London Magazine This Is An Epic Melodrama, Spanning Three Continents And More Than Twenty-Five Years, Building Up To A Genuinely Moving Climax. Literary Review This Is A Rousing Roaring Roller Coaster Of A Read. Climb Aboard And Have Zimler Rattle You Off Into The Sort Of Expansive Imaginative Realm That Readers Dream Of And Lesser Writers Steer Clear Of&Bracing, Spine-Tingling Stuff. Australian Reading Hunting Midnight Was Like Discovering A Rare Gem. Richard Zimler Is A Brilliant Author With A Touch Of Genius. Rendezvous Magazine (Usa)

Words on Cassette

Words on Cassette
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 1794
  • Relase : 1993
  • ISBN : UOM:39015064547972

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On Cassette

On Cassette
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 1942
  • Relase : 1991
  • ISBN : UOM:39015064547964

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