1812: The Rivers of War (The Trail of Glory)

By Eric Flint

Eric Flint’s acclaimed 1634: The Galileo Affair used to be a countrywide bestseller from some of the most talked-about voices in his box. Now, during this impressive new exchange background, Flint starts a dramatic saga of the North American continent at a dire turning element, forging its id and its destiny within the face of riot from inside of, and assault from with out.

In the warfare of 1812, U.S. troops are struggling with the British at the Canadian border, whilst a fierce struggle is being waged opposed to the Creek fans of the Indian chief Tecumseh and his brother, referred to as The Prophet. In Europe, Napoleon Bonaparte’s warfare has turn into a wasting proposition, and the British are just months clear of unleashing a daunting attack on Washington itself. Fateful offerings are being made within the corridors of energy and at the American frontier. As Andrew Jackson, subsidized through Cherokee warriors, leads a fierce assault at the Creek tribes, his younger republic will quickly want each citizen soldier it might find.

What if–at this serious moment–bonds have been cast among males of alternative races and tribes? What if the Cherokee clans have been in a position to muster an built-in entrance, and the U.S. executive confronted a united Indian country strengthened by way of escaping slaves, freed males of colour, or even influential white allies?

Through the awesome adventures of guys who have been relatively there–men of combined race, combined feelings, and a novel purpose–The Rivers of warfare includes us during this new course, brilliantly reworking a rare bankruptcy of yank history.

With a solid of unforgettable characters–from James Monroe and James Madison to Sam Houston, Francis Scott Key, and Cherokee chiefs John Ross and significant Ridge–The Rivers of warfare travels from the conflict of Horseshoe Bend to the conflict of recent Orleans, and brings each explosive second to lifestyles. With beautiful recognition to aspect, a unprecedented seize of heritage, and a storyteller’s present for the dramatic, Flint gives you a daring, thought-provoking epic of enemies and allies, traitors and revolutionaries, and illuminates who we're as a kingdom, how we came, and the way heritage itself is made–and remade.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Slant

By Greg Bear

In the 6th decade of the twenty first century, the realm has been reworked. Nanotechnology has been perfected, giving people the power to alter their atmosphere and themselves at the mobile point. And the examine of the brain has led to a revolution in either human psychotherapy and synthetic intelligence.

It's a sane and excellent global. Almost.

A guy referred to as Jack Giffey is making plans to damage into the Omphalos, the main safe development in all of separatist eco-friendly Idaho. Rumor says that the Omphalos homes the not-quite-dead, the very filthy rich deceased who're nonetheless alive, their brains hooked up at once into Thinkers, synthetic Intelligences that supply a digital fact. facts is the nice treasure of the recent millennium, and Giffey plans to faucet into the Omphalos datastream, to thieve the information accumulated by way of the population of the Omphalos.
In the workplaces of brain layout, Inc., the main complex synthetic Intelligence on the planet has had a special adventure. She has acquired a request for touch from a brand new AI, one she doesn't be aware of and didn't support to layout. Jill hasn't ever met a stranger of her personal variety ahead of; is it an alien philosopher, or the offspring of a few great conspiracy?

Slant is set in Bear's Queen of Angels universe, and is among the nice technology fiction novels of the 1990s.

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Cassidy Jones and the Seventh Attendant (Cassidy Jones Adventures, Book Three)

By Elise Stokes

~ For a restricted time, obtain Cassidy Jones and the key Formula for simply $.99! ~

"Rarely ever have I stumble upon a narrative that was once this sort of entire and utter pleasure to read...Cassidy Jones Adventures is, arms down, the simplest sequence i have had the excitement of absorbing." -- Javier A. Robayo, writer of The Gaze    
   
Some secrets and techniques Are higher Left Buried...  
When the mysterious Gavin Phillips returns to Seattle after a protracted and unexplained absence, he threatens to show fifteen-year-old Cassidy Jones's terrific mystery: she is a superhero. yet his presence is way extra sinister than she realizes, for it quickly turns into obvious that his hidden time table holds a depressing and hazardous cause that would unharness an unheard of evil upon an unsuspecting global. Can Cassidy cease him earlier than all is misplaced?  
 
Other books in Cassidy Jones Adventures:
Cassidy Jones and the key formulation, e-book One
Cassidy Jones and Vulcan's reward, booklet Two
Cassidy Jones and the Luminous, booklet 4
Please observe that the books within the Cassidy Jones Adventures sequence are Superhero Fiction and never picture novels or comedian books. 

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Winter's Tale

By Mark Helprin

Now an enormous movement picture

New York occasions bestseller

"Utterly notable . . . A piercing experience of the attractive bobbing up from narrative and emotional myth is all over the place alive within the novel . . . now not for it slow have I learn a piece as humorous, considerate, passionate or large-souled . . . i locate myself frightened, to a point I don’t remember in my prior as a reviewer, approximately failing the paintings, inadequately showing its brilliance." – Benjamin DeMott, New York instances publication Review

Mark Helprin’s masterpiece will shipping you to ny of the Belle Epoque, to a urban clarified through a siege of unheard of snows. One wintry weather evening, Peter Lake – grasp mechanic and second-storey guy – makes an attempt to rob a fortress-like mansion at the top West part. even though he thinks it really is empty, the daughter of the home is domestic. therefore starts off the affair among a middle-aged Irish burglar and Beverly Penn, a tender lady demise of intake. it's a love so robust that Peter Lake, an easy and uneducated guy, could be pushed to forestall time and convey again the useless. His nice fight is without doubt one of the most pretty and notable tales of yank literature.

"He creates tableaux of such good looks and readability that the interior eye is stunned." – Publishers Weekly

"This novel stretches the limits of up to date literature. it's a talented writer’s love affair with the language." – Newsday

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Allegiant (Divergent Series)

By Veronica Roth

The explosive end to Veronica Roth's number 1 New York Times bestselling Divergent trilogy finds the secrets and techniques of the dystopian international that captivated hundreds of thousands of readers and movie enthusiasts in Divergent and Insurgent. This paperback version contains bonus content material by way of Veronica Roth!

One selection will outline you. What in the event that your entire global used to be a lie? What if a unmarried revelation—like a unmarried choice—changed every thing? What if love and loyalty made you do belongings you by no means expected?

Told from a riveting twin standpoint, this 3rd installment within the sequence follows Tris and Tobias as they conflict to understand the complexities of human nature—and their selves—while dealing with very unlikely offerings of braveness, allegiance, sacrifice, and love.

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Queen of Angels

By Greg Bear

In a global of wonders, wealth, and “perfect” psychological wellbeing and fitness, a well-known poet commits ugly homicide . . . Why? That crime, that question, leads a policewoman to a jungle of torture and forgotten gods; a author to the bohemian shadows of an enormous urban; and a scientist at once into the mind—the nightmare soul—of the psychopath himself . . . 

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