By Amulya Malladi

From the acclaimed writer of A Breath of unpolluted Air, this gorgeous novel takes us to fashionable India through the top of the summer’s mango season. warmth, ardour, and controversy explode as a girl is compelled to determine among romance and tradition.

Every younger Indian leaving the place of origin for the USA is given the next orders via their mom and dad: Don’t devour any cow (It’s nonetheless sacred!), don’t exit an excessive amount of, keep (and store, and keep) your cash, and most vital, do not marry a foreigner. Priya Rao left India while she used to be twenty to review within the united states, and she’s by no means been again. Now, seven years later, she’s out of excuses. She has to come and provides her kin the scoop: She’s engaged to Nick Collins, a sort, loving American guy. It’s going to damage their hearts.

Returning to India is an overpowering event for Priya. whilst she used to be starting to be up, summer time used to be all approximately mangoes—ripe, candy mangoes, bursting with juices that dripped down your chin, fingers, and neck. yet after years away, she sweats as though she’s by no means been via an Indian summer season prior to. every thing appears to be like dirtier than she remembered. And issues that used to appear common (a buffalo jogging down a newly laid asphalt highway, for instance) now believe completely chaotic.

But Priya’s family stay a similar. Her father and mother insist that it’s time they prepared her marriage to a “nice Indian boy.” Her talks of not anything but marriage—particularly the wedding of her uncle Anand, which nonetheless has them reeling. not just did Anand marry a girl from one other Indian nation, yet he additionally married for romance. Happiness and love should not the purpose of her grandparents’ or her mom and dad’ union. In her family’s rule e-book, accountability is on the most sensible of the list.

Just as Priya starts off to suppose she can’t very likely inform her family members that she’s engaged to an American, a key's published that leaves her shocked and off-balance. Now she is compelled to select from the affection of her relatives and Nick, the affection of her life.

As sharp and intoxicating as sugarcane juice obtained clean from a industry cart, The Mango Season is a pleasant journey into the guts and soul of either modern India and a girl at the fringe of a profound existence swap.

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By John Varley

A technology fiction epic from "the top author in the US" (Tom Clancy)—Hugo and Nebula award-winning writer John Varley.  

Fleeing Earth after an alien invasion, the human race stands at the threshold of evolution. Their new house is Luna, a moon colony blessed with creature comforts, lengthy lifespans, electronic stories, and speedy intercourse changes.

however the humans of Luna are bored, stressed, suicidal—and so is the pc that displays their existence...

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By Debbie Macomber

Drop in at 5-B Poppy Lane, the place you’ll get an opportunity to go to with Helen Shelton, her granddaughter Ruth and Ruth’s husband, Paul. They’ll give you a cup of mulled cider and the tale of ways they met ― and they’ll proportion Helen’s breathtaking adventures in the course of the moment global War.

Find out why each Christmas in Cedar Cove is special!

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By Mark Michalowski

Publish 12 months note: First released in 2008
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For Donna Noble, the Andromeda galaxy is an extended, good distance from domestic. yet even and a part million gentle years from Earth, possibility lurks round each corner...

A stopover at to an paintings gallery becomes a race throughout house to discover the key in the back of a shadowy organisation.

From the barren region global of Karris to the interplanetary scrapyard of Junk, the health practitioner and Donna realize that appearances may be misleading, that enemies are lurking round each nook - and that the centuries-long peace among people and machines will be approximately to return to an end.

Because ready within the wings to deliver chaos to the galaxy is The Cult of Shining Darkness.

Featuring the 10th health practitioner and Donna as performed through David Tennant and Catherine Tate within the hit sci-fi sequence from BBC Television.

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By Rafael Yglesias

This novel by means of the writer of "The video game Player" and "Hot Property" tells the tale of 2 long island and the influence a primary baby has on their marriages. It provides, in the course of the first 5 years of every child's lifestyles, the dramatic adjustments every one father or mother needs to suffer.

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By Angela Knight

Jointly for the 1st time-the novel and novella that grew to become Knight into "a emerging superstar within the paranormal pantheon." (In the Library Reviews)
Here in a single quantity are the entire novel Jane's Warlord and the novella "Warfem," which delivery readers into an erotically charged time-warped international that might set their "blood on fireplace and feature them begging for more." (In the Library Reviews)
In Jane's Warlord, reporter Jane Colby makes a startling discovery a few homicide. The killer has struck before-hundreds of years some time past. He's jumped via time to discover extra sufferers and merely Jane and Baran, a genetically engineered warrior, can cease him.
In "Warfem," a wierd future reunites the seductive Warfem Alina with Baird, a sexually dynamic Warlord who already shared his lover's fantasies decades prior to.
Plus, as an additional deal with, Warlord comprises additional brief tales by no means ahead of obvious in print.

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By Arthur C. Clarke

At the beginning, just a couple of issues are identified in regards to the celestial item that astronomers dub Rama. it really is large, weighing greater than ten trillion lots. And it truly is hurtling in the course of the sun process at impossible velocity. Then an area probe confirms the unthinkable: Rama isn't any average item. it's, amazing, an interstellar spacecraft. house explorers and planet-bound scientists alike organize for mankind's first come across with alien intelligence. it's going to kindle their wildest dreams... and fan their darkest fears. For nobody understands who the Ramans are or why they've got come. And now the instant of rendezvous awaits -- simply in the back of a Raman airlock door.

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Half visceral dream-memoir, half fictive trip via a hallucinatory Bucharest, Mircea Cărtărescu’s Blinding was some of the most commonly heralded literary sensations in modern Romania, and a bestseller from the day of its liberate. Riddled with hidden passageways, enthralling tapestries, and whispering butterflies, Blinding takes us on a magical journey into the protagonist’s formative years, his stories of hospitalization as undefined, the prehistory of his kin, a touring circus, mystery police, zombie armies, American fighter pilots, the underground jazz scene of recent Orleans, and the install of the communist regime. This kaleidoscopic international is either eerily accepted and profoundly new. Readers of Blinding will emerge from this unusual pilgrimage shaken, and fully transformed.

From the alternate Paperback edition.

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By Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins

The brand-new bestselling sequence from the authors of the exceptional multi-million-selling Left in the back of books. Now in paperback!

here's the 1st within the Biblically encouraged sequence, The Jesus Chronicles, which brings to existence the tale of Jesus, advised within the voices of these who knew and enjoyed him best-the Gospel writers John, Mark, Matthew, and Luke.

during this quantity, readers will detect John's tale, an exhilarating account of the lifetime of the guy who got here to satisfy the prophecies of the outdated testomony and to save lots of all of humankind-and the disciple who used to be the final eyewitness to Jesus' glory. Readers will adventure firsthand the construction of the Gospel of John in addition to the publication of Revelation-Scripture that also has profound that means for the realm 2,000 years later.

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By Clare Morrall

Taking its identify from an outline of Peter Pan's Neverland, Astonishing Splashes of Colour follows the lifetime of Kitty, a girl who, in a feeling, hasn't ever grown up. As her moods swing dramatically from excessive to low, they're illuminated through an strange skill to interpret humans and feelings via colour.

Kitty struggles to come back to phrases along with her lifestyles, together with the lack of her mom, a miscarriage, and an unconventional marriage to her husband, who lives within the house round the corner. And while her father and brothers demonstrate a kin mystery lengthy hidden, it overwhelms Kitty's tenuous carry on fact and propels her on an impetuous trip to the threshold of madness.

This P.S. variation gains an additional sixteen pages of insights into the booklet, together with writer interviews, urged interpreting, and more.

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