Soul Music: A Novel of Discworld

By Terry Pratchett

When her expensive previous Granddad— the bleak Reaper himself—goes lacking, Susan takes over the relatives company. The progeny of Death's followed daughter and his apprentice, she exhibits actual expertise for the alternate. that's, till a bit string in her center is going "twang."

With a head packed with desires and a pocketful of lint, Imp the Bard lands in Ankh-Morpork, craving to turn into a rock big name. made up our minds to commit his lifestyles to track, the unfortunate fellow quickly unearths that every one his goals are coming real. good almost.

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Castle Hangnail

By Ursula Vernon

From the author of Dragonbreath comes a story of witches, minions, and one extraordinary citadel, superb for fanatics of Roald Dahl and Tom Angleberger.

while Molly indicates up on fort Hangnail's doorstep to fill the emptiness for a depraved witch, the castle's minions are understandably doubtful. in spite of everything, she is twelve years previous, slightly 5 toes tall, and fairly well mannered. (The minions are used to tall, not easy evil sorceresses with razor-sharp cheekbones.) however the citadel desperately wishes a grasp otherwise the Board of Magic will decommission it, leaving the entire minions with no the house they love. So while Molly assures them she is sort of depraved certainly (So depraved! quite wicked!) and starts off finishing the initiatives required through the Board of Magic for approval, everybody feels hopeful. regrettably, it seems that Molly has a variety of secrets and techniques, together with the largest considered one of all: that she isn't really who she says she is.

This quirky, richly illustrated novel is full of humor, magic, and an unforgettable all-star solid of chateau characters.

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Jam

By Yahtzee Croshaw

We have been ready for an earthquake. We had a flood plan in position. lets also have handled zombies. Probably.

But not anyone anticipated the tip to be really so... sticky... or strawberry scented.

Yahtzee Croshaw (Mogworld, 0 Punctuation studies) returns to print with a follow-up to his smash-hit debut: Jam, a dismal comedy in regards to the one apocalypse no one predicted.

* The hilarious new novel by means of the writer of Mogworld!

* Croshaw's 0 Punctuation studies is the main seen online game assessment at the web!

* For enthusiasts of surprising horror and unforgettable characters!

"[Croshaw is] capable of pull off slapstick comedy in print, and that is no effortless feat." –ComicsAlliance

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Gus Openshaw's Whale Killing Journal

By Keith Thomson

Cat foodstuff cannery employee Gus Openshaw has a whale to kill. With a rickety boat and a seriously restrictive whale-hunting license, Gus units out to specific his revenge at the blubbery bastard that ate his spouse, his baby, and his arm.

After assembling a misfit team, Gus starts his chase, detailing in an internet magazine his encounters with pirates, a small military, and a undeniable island princess. What emerges is the hilarious record of 1 man's quest for revenge that may do Captain Ahab proud.

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Jackpot: A Swindle Mystery

By Gordon Korman

The 6th installment within the Swindle sequence, during which the fellow With The Plan will get a brand new rival . . . and the quest for a lacking lottery price ticket turns into a hunt of epic proportions.

JACKPOT: the head prize in a video game or lottery; a sensational and unforeseen luck, stroke of good fortune, providence, bounty, pay day . . .

What may you do with $30,000,000? that is the query each person in Cedarville and each city close to it's asking, simply because immediately there is an unclaimed lottery price tag worthy that a lot -- and the money will visit whomever reveals it first.

Griffin Bing, the fellow With The Plan, desires to be the fortunate winner. yet he is obtained pageant. Darren Vader, Griffin's number-one enemy, will cease at not anything to discover it. And a brand new child on the town, Victor Phoenix, can also be in at the gigantic hunt. he is bought a bonus that Griffin may have by no means guessed: Griffin's personal acquaintances are assisting Victor out. yet why?

Griffin's going to wish loads of support -- from a rowdy Doberman, a very unusual invention, and a really random set of wheels -- to hit this jackpot and win his acquaintances back.

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Holy Cow: A Modern-Day Dairy Tale

A rollicking, globe-trotting experience with a twist: a four-legged heroine you will not quickly forget.

Elsie Bovary is a cow, and a good looking satisfied one at that - her lengthy, lazy days are spent consuming, drowsing, and speaking to her ally, Mallory. One evening, Elsie and Mallory sneak out in their pasture; yet whereas Mallory is attracted to flirting with the neighboring bulls, Elsie reveals herself interested in the farmhouse. throughout the window, she sees the farmer's relatives accumulated round a shiny field God - and what the field God finds approximately anything known as an "industrial meat farm" shakes Elsie's realizing of her global to its center.

There's just one resolution: get away to a greater, more secure international. And so a motley staff is shaped: Elsie; Jerry - excuse me, Shalom - a cranky, Torah-reading pig who is lately switched over to Judaism; and Tom, a clever (in his personal brain, not less than) turkey who cannot fly, yet who can paintings an iPhone together with his beak. Toting stolen passports and slapdash human disguises, they head for the airport.

Elsie is our wise-cracking, pop-culture-reference-dropping, slyly witty narrator; Tom - who does finally learn how to fly (sort of) - dispenses psychiatric recommendation in a pretend German accessory; and Shalom, rejected by way of his followed humans in Jerusalem, finally ends up suddenly uniting Israelis and Palestinians. David Duchovny's charismatic creatures aspect the best way towards a mutual realizing and reputation that the area desperately needs.

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The Silver Pigs (Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries)

By Lindsey Davis

The Silver Pigs is the vintage novel which brought readers around the globe to Marcus Didius Falco, a personal informer with a knack for hassle, a bent for undesirable good fortune, and an often incovenient force for justice.
whilst Marcus Didius Falco encounters the younger and extremely lovely Sosia Camillina within the discussion board, he senses instantly that there's whatever amiss. while she confesses that she is fleeing for her existence, Falco bargains to aid her and, in doing so, he will get himself combined up in a dangerous plot regarding stolen ingots, harmful and darkish political machinations, and, such a lot damaging of all, one Helena Justina, a brash, indominable senator's daughter attached to the very traitors that Falco has sworn to expose.

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Every Day is an Atheist Holiday!: More Magical Tales from the Author of God, No!

By Penn Jillette

Let’s be honest—nobody has extra enjoyable than atheists. Don’t think it? good, ponder this: For nonbelievers, on a daily basis you’re alive is an afternoon to have a good time! And not anyone celebrates lifestyles to the fullest like Penn Jillette—the better, louder half mythical magic duo Penn & Teller—whose spectacularly witty and sharply observant essays in Every Day Is an Atheist vacation! will entertain zealots and skeptics alike. no matter if he’s considering the potential of existence after loss of life, deconstructing well known Christmas carols, or simply calling bullsh*t on Donald Trump’s apprentice education, Jillette doesn't fail to surprise and enjoyment his readers. And as ever, beneath those rollicking rants lie a deeply own philosophy and a beneficiant spirit, which locate pleasure and which means in kin, and peace within the easy great thing about the everyday. Every Day Is an Atheist vacation! is a hysterical confirmation of life’s magic from some of the most noticeably perceptive and provocative humorists writing this present day.  

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Gonzo Girl: A Novel

By Cheryl Della Pietra

The line to hell is paved with reliable intentions…and tequila, weapons, and cocaine during this “rambunctiously wonderful” (Teddy Wayne) debut novel encouraged by means of the author’s time as Hunter S. Thompson’s assistant.

Alley Russo is a up to date university grad desperately attempting to make it within the grueling global of latest York publishing, yet like such a lot of who've come earlier than her, she has no connections and has settled for an unpaid journal internship whereas slinging beverages on Bleecker highway simply to make ends meet. That’s whilst she hears the notorious Walker Reade is seeking an assistant to interchange the 8 others who've lately give up. Hungry for an opportunity to get her manuscript onto the table of an skilled editor, Alley jumps on the chance to aid Reade end his most up-to-date novel.

After surviving an absurd three-day “trial interval” regarding a .44 magnum, purple-pyramid acid, violent verbal outbursts, brushes with reputation and the legislation, a bevy of peacocks, and an entire lot of cocaine, Alley is invited to stick on the compound the place Reade works. For months Alley makes an attempt to coax the unconventional out of Walker page-by-page, all whereas struggling with his unending procrastination, vampiric agenda, Herculean substance abuse, mounting debt, and informal gunplay. yet because the task starts off to take a toll on her psyche, Alley realizes she’s on my own within the Colorado Rockies on the mercy of a drug-addicted literary icon who might by no means produce one other novel—and her destiny may well already be sealed.

“A margarita-fueled, miniskirt-clad cautionary story of misplaced literary innocence” (Vogue), Gonzo Girl is a loving fictional portrait of a larger-than-life literary icon.

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Dystopia Now

By Harvey Hiestand

In the close to destiny, the recession does not simply move on and on, it deepens and devolves. yet humans determined for paintings will locate there is one position that is continuously hiring...

Enter the labyrinth of HRW International--a company that earnings from the termination of its personal staff. As Director of body of workers, Zeno Jacobs needs to lease basically the younger, the unqualified, and the incapable so he'll earn his bonus. And he will do whatever for a bonus.

While Zeno plods via day-by-day interviews, la is engulfed within the Hundred Days Riots, a circulation stoked by way of a treacherous assassin referred to as El Consumidor. while within sight neighborhoods are torched, Zeno concerns approximately his domestic and his lover, and approximately even if his task has eroded his ethical convictions.

Then Zeno discovers an advantage worthy having: a life-changing amount of cash that is his for the taking. And for this treasure, he'll hand over the security of evacuation--placing not just his personal lifestyles in danger, but in addition these of his new spouse and their unborn child.

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