Author: Alan Lessik
Publisher: Chelsea Station Editions
Release Date: 2016-09-22
The Troubleseeker tells the contemporary odyssey of Antinio, a native-born Cuban who confronts his gay identity in post-revolution Cuba and as a refugee in America. Narrated by the ancient Roman Emperor and demigod Hadrian, The Troubleseeker weaves Cuban Santeria traditions with classical Greek mythology to depict Antinio's quest to achieve both freedom and love."
Eleven Doctors, eleven months, eleven stories: a year-long celebration of Doctor Who! The most exciting names in children's fiction each create their own unique adventure about the time-travelling Time Lord. When the TARDIS lands on a planet that looks identical to Earth, the Tenth Doctor and Martha are amazed to find it packed with fictional characters from her childhood. But who has the power to create an entire world out of books and why? The Doctor and Martha must solve the mystery before their story ends! Author Derek Landy puts his own unique spin on the Doctor's amazing adventures through time and space.
Author: Roger Young
Release Date: 2016-07-27
Willows by the water glittered, rustling in the blowing breeze. Mirrored in the limpid distance, silver gilt between the trees, bands of amber streaked the surface, gently rent the shroud of night, freed the sovereignty of darkness, put the dying clouds to flight. For Willoughby, it was the silent time. Profiled at the misty margin, contemplating whence she came, bent a water nymph in study, rapt and tranquil, lovely, lonely; a film veiled her slender limbs, limned softly by the suns first flame. Head lifted, she began to straighten, circling arms began to rise, fingers languidly caressed the tresses. Washed with light, she closed her eyes. A vision only, but not wholly, she is very like anothers form: gorgeous daughter of the morning, born into the warmth of dawn. It always seemed she might be waiting, though never as she seemed so now . . . Fastening her glowing hair, she drifted to the liquid lip. There, letting fall the gossamer, she slipped to mingle with the ripples. Grey eyes turned to smile a greeting, and white hand lingered in a parting wave . . . And she was gone. In the rushes at the lakeside, the dreamer, dreaming, gave a sigh. Could he make the scene substantial? Should hedare heeven try?
Author: Jack London
Publisher: Seltzer Books via PublishDrive
Release Date: 2018-03-01
This book-collection file includes: The Cruise of the Dazzler, Daughter of the Snows, Call of the Wild, Sea-Wolf, The Game, White Fang, Before Adam, The Iron Heel, Martin Eden, Burning Daylight, Adventure, Scarlet Plague, A Son of the Sun, Valley of the Moon, Mutiny of the Elsinore, Little Lady of the Big House, Jerry of the Islands, and Michael Brother of Jerry. According to Wikipedia: "Jack London (12 January, 1876 – 22 November, 1916) was an American author who wrote The Call of the Wild and other books. A pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction, he was one of the first Americans to make a lucrative career exclusively from writing."
Everyone must tread down the selected path laid before the feet at birth. Some choose to walk hazzardly, others are destined to be thrust down this uncertainly, dangerous path that tests their limits of survival. The question is, will they stand or will they fall under the weight of uncertain change?
Author: Dale Boyer
Release Date: 2016-01-19
Genre: College students
Set on a college campus in Southern Illinois in 1979, Justin's friendship with Kyle and Craig is tested as Justin's college life experiences help him learn about himself, about love and friendship, and about the true nature of his feelings for Kyle.
When Dr. Alexandra Blake, a forensic specialist at the Armed Forces Institute, is assigned the task of returning several skulls brought home by American soldiers from Vietnam, she discovers that the case could be tied to another with a link to Vietnam.
Conor Broekhart was born to fly. It is the 1890s, and Conor and his family live on the sovereign Saltee Islands, off the Irish coast. Conor spends his days studying the science of flight with his tutor and exploring the castle with the king's daughter, Princess Isabella. But the boy's idyllic life changes forever the day he discovers a deadly conspiracy against the king.
In this tour-de-force, the author of the award-winning "American Studies" tells the story of the Trojan War and Pyrrhus, the son of the fallen Achilles, now working as a go-go boy and hustler in the big city.
Ardently infused with the theme of exile, Diary of Fire tells the story of political refugee Camilo MacIas, who, as a boy, flees Cuba with his parents in 1969 to settle in Los Angeles. Narrated as memories from a present of loss--a fire has consumed Camilo's home--the novel weaves together journal entries, poems, letters, photos, and excerpts from the character's first published work of fiction. Ingenuously, Camilo sees those scattered writings as pieces of a puzzle that will some day be completed, thus showing him "the big picture." Key issues emerge from his narration: the sexual and physical abuse Camilo suffered as a child and the resulting trauma, his conflicted relationship with both communist Cuba and the Cuban exile communities in the United States, his bisexual nature, and the strained relationship he has with his father. Ultimately, Diary of Fire relates a story of survival. Events unfold as passages from a memoir. as he paints a self-portrait of a bisexual Cuban American writer in exile, Camilo strives to build a life out of fear and cruelty and ashes, but also out of hope.