Time Machine by Benny Landau

By Benny Landau

It’s hard, dwelling in a time computer. It’s very crowded. a bit complicated. Sentimental. stories set their very own position and time and strike at thoroughly unforeseen hours of the day. an ideal picture by surprise emerges from one other global, shrouded with transparent visions and widespread scents, so genuine i will nearly contact it with my hand. It takes over the wide awake and sends me, in whole shock, right into a vibrant and hot earlier, 100 years in the past. One second I journey with Assi and Eldad and Shuka towards the Jordanian border in a contented heap of Uzis, clips and metal helmets in a few previous army Jeep, and a moment later i'm caught back in a complicated eating place in Beverly Hills. in the course of a tiresome dialogue approximately rates of interest, I slip silently right into a darkish box, drop beside a stone terrace and glance, with a pounding center, at a double column of armed paratroopers, slowly jogging into the darkness of the winding dust highway. “Six from ten,” hiss the entire radios, “six from ten.”

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Ignazia (Italian Edition) by Enzo Di Pasquale

By Enzo Di Pasquale

Marettimo, l’ultima delle Egadi, con le sue notti avvolte nel silenzio rotto solo dalle onde che schiaffeggiano l. a. costa. In una comunità che vive della pesca del tonno, nel 1900 nasce Ignazia.
Dopo pochi anni il padre s’imbarca in keeping with l’America in cerca di fortuna, si risposa e si arricchisce. l. a. bambina intanto cresce e con innata vitalità e misteriosa saggezza anima l. a. vita dell’isola. Osservando le iscrizioni sulle lapidi impara a scrivere, divora i libri della sacrestia, calcola direzione e velocità delle correnti marine. Tiene l. a. corrispondenza con i mariti oltreoceano, istruisce i bambini e con fare quasi magico risolve contrasti familiari. Fin quando dall’America arriva l’eredità del padre e con essa, finalmente, una scuola in step with i marettimari. E un bel giorno, sull’isola, approda anche un maestro che escogita consistent with i suoi quattro alunni un nuovo gioco: una bottiglia, lanciata in mare con un messaggio in line with i bambini di un’isola sconosciuta, ritorna sempre indietro con una risposta. È los angeles scoperta di un mondo oltre Marettimo. Come un folletto benevolo Ignazia continua a tessere trame incantate according to il suo piccolo regno, finché il destino l. a. riconsegna, secondo un’usanza del luogo, alle acque dell’isola. Scandita dalla vita del mare, dall’eco degli eventi del continente e del nuovo mondo – il passaggio della cometa di Halley, los angeles guerra, lo sbarco sulla luna – questa storia intreccia personaggi fiabeschi e reali, ancorati a una terra aspra che evoca l. a. nostalgia propria delle cose lontane, perdute.

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Oil Brat by Jonathan Bennett

By Jonathan Bennett

Oil Brat is a coming-of-age tale you most likely won’t wish your children to learn. sign up for Dylan, wannabe James Bond kind lover, in his raunchy romp via youth, formative years, and early maturity – as he learns to outlive, he occasionally will get the lady, yet often she comes with much more than he bargained for! An irreverent examine transforming into up within the dysfunctional international of overseas oil camps. A picaresque novel approximately alienation, set in an age while mom and dad allowed teenagers the liberty to make their very own mistakes...and Dylan Douglas is hard-wired for hassle! Oil Brat is additionally the tale of the ladies that mix to make the boy a guy. Dylan’s loves – Genevieve, Bridget, Gabriela, Poppy, Megan...and others – every one play a distinct function in remodeling a burdened three-year-old right into a extra boastful, yet simply as harassed twenty-something.

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What Do I need with love? by Rebecca Farrell

By Rebecca Farrell

Oliver Kingsley is a tender, wayward youngster striving to be common the one challenge is he's the one son of a millionaire. whereas Oliver struggles to discover his position to belong, and likewise questions what he wishes with the emotion of affection he occurs to satisfy Persephone Phillips, a brand new lady who's additionally looking for popularity. packed with humor, this is often the tale in their friendship. Oliver won't purely locate his position he'll additionally without warning detect that perhaps love is an efficient factor- and that cognizance alterations his lifestyles forever

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I Am No One by Benjamin Font

By Benjamin Font

i'm nobody or, "A Real-Time Portrait of the existence and untimely loss of life of the Artist's occupation as a tender guy because of a lot consuming, Absurd Romantic Notions, and an lack of ability to Navigate the trendy electronic World," is, rather simply:

A coming of age story a couple of younger guy attempting to develop into a author who then abandons his dream six years later. And all the appealing s*** in between.

It is made out of novels, 5 novellas, and a small choice of poems and brief stories.

"Gorgeous and big! Heavy stuff. actually, like 1.5lbs—incredible."
—Sophia Amoruso, writer of the hot York occasions Bestseller #GIRLBOSS

"Raw, honest…incantatory in a fashion that will get the blood moving."
—Justin Hocking, writer of the nice FLOODGATES OF THE WONDERWORLD

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Una barca nel bosco (Italian Edition) by Paola Mastrocola

By Paola Mastrocola


«Una parabola lucida e graffiante sulla nostra società. Ferma nella denuncia, stemperata in un’ironia dolce-amara.»
Roberto Carnero, l’Unità su Una barca nel bosco

«Divertente maestra del sospetto, Paola Mastrocola mette in guardia contro le idee sbagliate che pretendono di essere le più giuste, contro i sempre nuovi convenzionalismi.»
Lorenzo Mondo, l. a. Stampa

«L’unica nostra scrittrice capace di una comicità deliziosamente coinvolgente.»
Giulia Borgese, Corriere della Sera

Gaspare Torrente, figlio di un pescatore e aspirante latinista, approda a Torino da una piccola isola del Sud Italia. Un ragazzo come lui, che a tredici anni traduce Orazio e legge Verlaine, deve volare alto, fare il liceo e scordarsi il piccolo mondo senza pace della propria infanzia. Ma l. a. scuola superiore tradisce le sue aspettative: si trova alle prese con programmi flessibili, insegnanti incapaci e compagni «alla moda». Si sente sempre fuori pace, fuori posto, come una barca nel bosco. E anche l’università, qualche anno dopo, non è da meno. Ma proprio quando tutto sembrerebbe perduto, l. a. vita gli regala una svolta sbalorditiva, un riscatto etico ed estetico nei confronti di una società che riconosce solo i gregari e di un sistema scolastico che si rivela inadeguato a coltivare un talento; un sistema che Paola Mastrocola coglie nelle sue pieghe più divertenti e insieme drammatiche, calandosi nella voce di un ragazzo che tra lo stupore e l’amarezza racconta il proprio percorso di «sformazione».

«Paola Mastrocola racconta con brio e spigliatezza, ama los angeles poesia e gioca con le parole, onora l. a. virgola e l’ipotassi, cesella i dialoghi.»
Luciano Genta, los angeles Stampa

«Ci si lascia sorprendere dallo snodarsi agile della storia, dalle sue allegre ’impennate’ e allo stesso pace si ammira l. a. leggerezza della scrittura, los angeles sua apparente facilità, il suo rifarsi con sorridente e voluta soavità agli stilemi della narrativa favolistica.»
Margherita Oggero, l. a. Stampa

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West Virginia by Joe Halstead

By Joe Halstead

When Jamie Paddock learns of his father's suicide, stories of his adolescence in West Virginia come roaring again. one of many few humans in his city to ever make it out, Jamie’s dwelling in ny urban now, constructing advertising movies for YouTube, suffering to write down and partying much — all whereas suppressing the accessory that provides him away. Spurred by means of a creative interest surrounding his silent and personal father, Jamie is going domestic, staying along with his disabled mom and sister of their trailer, with ease situated among Walmarts. continuously poorer than the neighborhood coal miners, Jamie's kin is determined by welfare, however it is the secret of his father’s suicide that may aid outline Jamie’s identification and probably make a decision no matter if he leaves West Virginia for good.

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Poor Rich (Rich Cameron Series Book 1) by Jean Blasiar

By Jean Blasiar

Asthmatic, reclusive genius wealthy Cameron has grown content material along with his sheltered lifestyles until eventually sooner or later the bronchial asthma that experience plagued him on the grounds that formative years unexpectedly disappear. With the aid of a being concerned psychiatrist and an irreverent parrot named U2, wealthy units out right into a unusual new world.

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Anne of Green Gables: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) by L. M. Montgomery,Benjamin Lefebvre

By L. M. Montgomery,Benjamin Lefebvre

The liked coming-of-age story of a spunky heroine named Anne “with an E”, now for the 1st time as a Penguin Classics Deluxe variation.
L. M. Montgomery’s novel Anne of eco-friendly Gables recounts the adventures of Anne Shirley, an 11-year-old orphan mistakenly despatched to a couple of siblings who meant to undertake a boy to aid paintings on their farm in Prince Edward Island. but Anne’s quirky character and good-natured spirit explanations the siblings to develop to like her besides, and shortly the total city falls for the precocious little lady with brilliant crimson hair.
loved by means of either youngsters and adults, Anne of eco-friendly Gables is a party of fierce individualism, and the households we create, instead of those we're born into. This Deluxe version is more desirable with a foreword by means of bestselling writer J. Courtney Sullivan, and an advent and recommendations for extra analyzing through Benjamin Lefebvre, in addition to a variety of early writing via L. M. Montgomery in regards to the strategy of writing Anne.
For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the top writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,800 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the easiest works all through historical past and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts superior by way of introductions and notes by way of amazing students and modern authors, in addition to updated translations by means of award-winning translators.

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THE BELIEF IN Angels by J. Dylan Yates

By J. Dylan Yates

*** Winner 2015 THEODOR S. GEISEL AWARD ***
*** Winner of the 2015 SAN DIEGO ebook AWARDS for basic Fiction ***

A uncooked and haunting, coming-of-age novel a few brave, younger lady and her grandfather who proportion tragedy, specific survival talents and a divine intervention.

Jules Finn and Szaja Trautman comprehend that sorrow can sink deeply--so deeply it may possibly drown the soul.

Growing up in her mom and dad' loopy hippie family on a tiny island off the coast of Boston, Jules's imaginitive humorousness is the weapon she wields as a safeguard opposed to the chaos of her family's family. someplace among regimen self-discipline with horsewhips, gun-waving playing debt creditors, and LSD-laced breakfast cereal adventures, tragedy moves a blow from which Jules may possibly by no means recover.

Jules's tale alternates with that of her grandfather, Szaja, an orthodox Jew who survives the murderous Ukranian pogroms of the Twenties, the Majdanek dying camp, and the torpedoing of the Mefkura, a boat sporting refugees to Palestine. not able to accommodate the horrors he endures on the camp, Szaja develops a dissociative affliction and takes at the character of a useless soldier from a burial ditch, utilizing that man's options to plot a plan to flee to America.

While Szaja's and Jules's sorrows are diversified at the floor, adversity calls for them either to discover the desire to reside regardless of the agony of their lives--and either stumble upon, of their darkest moments, what should be defined as serendipity or divine intervention. For Jules and Szaja, those reviews provide the wish the necessity in an effort to come to the rescue in their personal fractured lives.

" . . . a tender girl transforming into up in a dysfunctional family members and her Holocaust-survivor grandfather are formed by means of their stories of surviving ache via moments of grace. Yates indicates a lot ability in description, characterization and discussion . . . insightful concerning the psychological nation of abused young ones . . . vividly conjures up time and position. Well-written." -Kirkus Reviews

"A relatives saga . . . explores the darkest part of human nature--and the incontrovertible, uplifting strength of hope." -Publishers Weekly

*** Winner of the 2014 united states most sensible publication AWARD for Cross-Genre Fiction ***
*** Finalist within the 2015 INDIE EXCELLENCE AWARDS for Literary Fiction***

For the tailored younger grownup version
*** 2015 IPPY AWARD Winner 
*** 2014 united states most sensible ebook AWARD Finalist
*** 2015 KINDLE booklet AWARD Finalist
*** 2015 LEAPFROG PRESS AWARD Honorable Mention

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