Les Petits Dieux (Livre 13) (French Edition)

By Terry Pratchett

Om, le grand dieu, s'adressa en ces termes à Frangin, l'Élu : " Psst ! " Frangin s'arrêta au milieu d'un coup de binette et healthy du regard le travel du jardin du temple. " Pardon ? " lança-t-il. C'était une belle journée. Les moulins à prières tournaient joyeusement. Frangin haussa les épaules et retourna à ses melons. Le grand dieu Om insista : " T'es sourd, mon gars ? " C'est une bien lourde responsabilité qui allait s'abattre sur les frêles épaules du jeune beginner : il ne s'agissait de rien de moins que de prévenir une guerre sainte. motor vehicle il est des hérétiques, voyez-vous, pour prétendre, au rebours du dogme de l'Église, que le monde est plat et qu'il traverse l'univers sur le dos d'une gigantic tortue...

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Coincidance : A Head Test

By Robert Anton Wilson

"The spelling of the identify isn't a mistake. Dance via faith for the Hell of It; The Physics of Synchronicity; James Joyce and Finnegan's Wake; The Godfather and the Goddess; The Poet as Early caution Radar; Mammary Metaphysics; The Married Catholic monks conference; and masses, a lot more...
If you loved Prometheus emerging or Quantum Psychology you are going to love Coincidance!"

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Uncle John's Triumphant 20th Anniversary Bathroom Reader

By Bathroom Readers' Institute

Happy birthday, Uncle John! This twentieth anniversary variation proves that a few issues do recover with age. considering that 1987, the lavatory Readers’ Institute has led the flow to face up in the event you take a seat and browse within the toilet (and in every single place else for that matter). Uncle John’s positive twentieth rest room Reader is filled with six hundred pages of all-new articles (as ordinary, divided by way of size on your sitting convenience). In what different unmarried e-book may well you discover this type of energetic mixture of wonderful minutiae, unusual court cases, dumb crooks, origins of daily issues, forgotten heritage, quirky quotations, and wacky wordplay? Uncle John ideas the realm of data and humor, so prepare to be completely entertained as you learn about:

The great (edible) heritage of bread
The mystery congressional bomb shelter
Farts within the news
The heritage of the aloha shirt
The actual Zorro
The worst urban in America
How your style buds work
It’s the Peanuts tale, Charlie Brown
And a lot, a lot more!

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The Last Original Wife: A Novel

By Dorothea Benton Frank

Experience the sultry Southern surroundings of Atlanta and the magic of the Carolina Lowcountry during this humorous and poignant story of 1 audacious woman's quest to discover the affection she deserves

Leslie Anne Greene Carter is The final unique spouse between her husband Wesley's wildly winning Atlanta social set. but when wasting her acquaintances to tanned and toned younger Barbie brides isn't really painful adequate, a chain of setbacks shake Les's global and push her to the sting. She's had adequate of taking part in the great spouse to a husband who thinks he is doing her a prefer via retaining her round. she is going to take a little time for herself—in the usual comforts and attractive fantastic thing about Charleston, her liked place of birth. And she will reclaim the carefree woman who spent lazy summers together with her past love on Sullivans Island. bold to hear her internal voice, she is going to become aware of what she wishes . . . and locate the lifetime of which she's consistently dreamed.

The final unique Wife is an intoxicating story of kinfolk, friendship, self-discovery, and love that's as salty as a Lowcountry breeze and as invigorating as a dip in Carolina waters on a scorching summer time day.

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The Bathroom

By Jean-Philippe Toussaint, Nancy Amphoux

First released in France in 1985, the rest room was once Jean-Philippe Toussaint’s debut novel, and it heralded a brand new new release of cutting edge French literature. during this playful and difficult ebook, we meet a tender Parisian researcher who lives inside of his toilet. As he sits in his bathtub meditating on life (and refusing to inform us his name), the folk round him―his female friend, Edmondsson, the Polish painters in his kitchen―each of their personal method additional permits his atypical way of life, aiding his eccentric quest for immobility. yet a call for participation to the Austrian embassy shakes up his reliable international, prompting him to take a probability and depart his toilet . . .

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I Know I Am, But What Are You?

By Samantha Bee

Candid, outspoken, laugh-out-loud humorous essays from much-loved Samantha Bee, host of TBS's uproarious late-night exhibit Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, government manufacturer and author of TBS's comedy tv sequence The Detour, and previous The day-by-day convey with Jon Stewart’s such a lot Senior Correspondent.

In I be aware of i'm, yet What Are You? she stocks her targeted and irreverent perspective on matters as wide-ranging as:

there have been six major gamers in my coterie: G.I. Joe (macho, good-looking), ask yourself girl (hot, carpet-munching neighbor, busy with athletics), Marie Osmond (career gal, smart), Ken (gay, obviously), normal Barbie (slutty, dumb, forever single), and an old-timey Barbie from the sixties (smoker’s cough, swinger).

HER adolescence CRUSH
I had a computing device devoted to ironing out the main points of my postmarital identify switch. Samantha Christ. Mrs. Jesus H. Christ. in truth, Jesus and that i have been so tight that if at any second He should still materialize, I knew we might take heed to my disco documents and devour Tang instantly from the package deal, similar to fans did.

My grandmother could ship me in a navy-blue, puffy-sleeved, one-piece cashmere sweat swimsuit with a patent-leather belt, and warn me to not sweat in it, because it used to be dry-clean only.

There’s rather not anything creepier than going someplace with certainly one of your mom and dad and having humans imagine you're jointly, as a pair. Of fanatics. Who do it. With one another.

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Sisterland: A Novel

By Curtis Sittenfeld


NAMED the best NOVELS OF THE yr by means of
Slate • day-by-day sweet • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • The Guardian (U.K.)

“Novelists get known as grasp storytellers for all time, yet Sittenfeld relatively is one. . . . What may be such a lot strikingly first-class approximately Sisterland is the way in which Sittenfeld depicts domesticity and motherhood.”—Maggie Shipstead, The Washington Post
Psychologically vibrant . . . Sisterland is a testomony to [Curtis Sittenfeld’s] starting to be intensity and coverage as a writer.”—Michiko Kakutani, The big apple Times
“[Sittenfeld’s] presents are in complete impact with this novel, and he or she makes use of them to create a surely engrossing feel of uncertainty and suspense.”—Sloane Crosley, NPR’s All issues Considered

Curtis Sittenfeld, author of American spouse and Prep, returns with a enchanting novel of relatives and identification, loyalty and deception, and the fragile line among fact and belief.
From an early age, Kate and her exact dual sister, Violet, knew that they have been in contrast to every body else. Kate and Vi have been born with extraordinary “senses”—innate psychic talents bearing on destiny occasions and different people’s secrets and techniques. although Vi embraced her visions, Kate did her most sensible to conceal them.
Now, years later, their assorted paths have led them either again to their place of birth of St. Louis. Vi has pursued an eccentric profession as a psychic medium, whereas Kate, a loyal spouse and mom, has settled down within the suburbs to elevate her teenagers. but if a minor earthquake hits in the midst of the evening, the traditional lifestyles Kate has consistently wanted for starts off to shift. After Vi is going on tv to percentage a premonition that one other, extra devastating earthquake will quickly hit the St. Louis zone, Kate is mortified. both troubling, although, is her worry that Vi should be correct. because the date of the anticipated earthquake quick ways, Kate is pressured to reconcile her fraught dating together with her sister and to stand truths approximately herself she’s lengthy attempted to deny.
humorous, haunting, and thought-provoking, Sisterland is a fantastically written novel of the duty we have now towards others, and the accountability we take for ourselves. together with her deep empathy, prepared knowledge, and unerring expertise for locating the extreme moments in our daily lives, Curtis Sittenfeld is likely one of the so much extraordinary voices in literary fiction today.

Praise for Sisterland
“What’s such a lot captivating approximately Sisterland is the intimate, intense portrayal of exact dual sisters. . . . [The novel] unfolds like an exceptional prophecy—inevitable and shocking.”—San Francisco Chronicle

“The entire Sittenfeld . . . is as skillful as ever at constructing an fascinating premise and likable characters. . . . Sittenfeld’s affectionate tackle sibling competition is spot-on.”—People
“The energy of [Sittenfeld’s] writing and the strength of her imaginative and prescient problem the inspiration that groovy fiction has to be not easy to learn. She is a grasp of dramatic irony, creating absolutely learned social worlds ahead of laying waste to her heroines’ knowing of them. . . . Her prose [is] a wealthy delight.”—The Boston Globe
Wise and sometimes wickedly entertaining . . . Readers who've siblings—especially ladies with sisters—will most probably come away feeling as though the writer quite is psychic.”—USA Today

From the e-book edition.

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The Cat in the Hat

By Dr. Seuss

Terrible Dick and Sally. it is chilly and rainy and they are caught in the home with not anything to do . . . till an immense cat in a hat indicates up, reworking the uninteresting day right into a madcap experience and nearly wrecking where within the procedure! Written via Dr. Seuss in 1957 in keeping with the fear that "pallid primers [with] abnormally courteous, unnaturally fresh girls and boys' have been resulting in turning out to be illiteracy between little ones, The Cat within the Hat (the first Random condo newbie publication) replaced the way in which our youngsters the right way to read.

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Mr Darcy's Guide to Courtship: The Secrets of Seduction from Jane Austen's Most Eligible Bachelor

Top five Austen-inspired Nonfiction ebook of the 12 months - Austenprose.com

Inspired through the works of Jane Austen, the amusingly tongue-in-cheek Mr Darcy's consultant to Courtship is written from the viewpoint of satisfaction and Prejudice's Mr. Darcy and heavily in keeping with genuine Regency suggestion manuals. it's a hilarious and irreverent photo of the social mores of the interval and of ways males thought of girls – and sheds fun gentle on males of the fashionable age, too! Readers can dip into diverse sections for Darcy's perspectives on a myriad of matters, together with "What ladies Want", "The Deceptions of gorgeous ladies" and “Winning Their Affections, Flattery, Making dialog, and Flirting!" additionally incorporated are sections written via satisfaction and Prejudice's leave out Caroline Bingley and Mr Darcy's correspondence with well-known Regency figures together with the Duke of Wellington.

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I'll Go Home Then, It's Warm and Has Chairs. The Unpublished Emails.

By David Thorne

Re-creation. extra every little thing. All new, by no means sooner than released fabric from the writer of the net is a Playground. New emails, new articles, new particular content material. i'm going to pass domestic Then; it is hot and Has Chairs is the second one publication via long island occasions Bestselling writer David Thorne.

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