Contemporary Chinese Literature: From the Cultural Revolution to the Future

By Yibing Huang

This booklet bargains a clean and nuanced point of view into modern chinese language literature by means of offering 4 authors and cultural bastards--Duo Duo, an underground seer-poet; Wang Shuo, a "hooligan" author; Zhang Chengzhi, an outdated crimson shield and new cultural heretic; and Wang Xiaobo, a defiant but depression chronicler of a dystopian glossy global. It analyzes each one of those authors' detailed (re)visions of a double-faced chinese language modernity opposed to a collective legacy of the Cultural Revolution, and argues for the recovery of a ancient horizon of China's transition from the Cultural Revolution to a hybrid second of the current and destiny ridden with uncertainties.

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Lovers at Heart: Treat Braden (Love in Bloom: The Bradens Book 1)

By Melissa Foster

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Handsome, prosperous inn proprietor deal with Braden is used to getting what he desires. whilst Max Armstrong walked into his existence six months past, he observed during the effective and able façade she wore like a guard, to the candy, sensual girl who lay underneath. She sparked an strange wish in him for greater than a one-night stand, leaving his middle reeling and his blood boiling. yet one mistake triggered her to show away, and now, after six months of eager for the only girl he can't have, he is going domestic to attempt to omit her altogether.

Max Armstrong has a profitable occupation, a comfy way of life, and she's by no means wanted a guy to aid her locate her way--until deal with Braden stuck her cognizance at a marriage in Nassau, inflicting a surge of feelings too such as the painful prior she'd spent years attempting to put out of your mind. Max will do something to prevent reliving that pain--including forgoing her toe-curling, heart-pounding hope for Treat.

When an opportunity stumble upon becomes an evening of severe ardour, deal with realizes that the error he made six months prior could cause him to lose Max thoroughly. he'll do every little thing inside of his energy to win her center forever--and Max is compelled to stand her hurtful earlier head on for the fellow she can't support yet love.
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All BRADEN novels may be learn as stand-alone books or as a part of the bigger series.
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THE BRADENS (Weston, CO)
Lovers at middle (Treat & Max)
Destined for romance (Rex & Jade)
Friendship on fireplace (Josh & Riley)
Sea of affection (Dane & Lacy)
Bursting with Love (Savannah & Jack)
Hearts at Play (Hugh & Bree)
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SNOW SISTERS
Sisters in Love
Sisters in Bloom
Sisters in White

THE BRADENS (Trusty, CO)
Taken through Love (Luke)
Fated for romance (Wes)
Romancing My Love (Pierce)
Flirting with Love (Ross)
Dreaming of affection (Emily)
Crashing into Love (Jake)
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THE BRADEN global NOVELLAS
Promise My Love (Rex & Jade's marriage ceremony Novella)
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THE REMINGTONS
Game of affection (Dex)
Stroke of affection (Sage)
Flames of affection (Siena)
Slope of affection (Rush)
Read, Write, Love (Kurt)

SEASIDE SUMMERS
Seaside goals (Bella)
Seaside Hearts (Jenna)
Seaside Sunsets (Jamie)
Seaside secrets and techniques (Amy)
Seaside Nights (Sky)
Seaside embody (Hunter)
Seaside enthusiasts (Grayson)
Seaside Whispers (Matt)

THE BRADENS (at peaceable Harbor)
Healed by way of Love (Nate)
Surrender My Love (Cole)
River of affection (Sam)
Crushing on Love (Shannon)
Whisper of affection (Tempest)
Thrill of affection (Ty)
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AUTHOR BIO
Melissa Foster is a brand new York occasions & united states at the present time bestselling and award-winning writer. She writes attractive and heartwarming modern romance with emotionally compelling characters that stick with you lengthy once you flip the final web page. ideal seashore reads for modern romance fans who get pleasure from filthy rich, fiercely unswerving, heroes and clever, sassy heroines.

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An Ocean Apart

By Robin Pilcher

There has been a time while David Corstorphine thought of himself a fortunate guy. His spouse, Rachel, was once all he may perhaps desire to discover in a woman--lovely, clever, and entire of spirit--though after their awkward first assembly, he by no means could have dreamed that they'd move directly to proportion the cheerful struggles of elevating a family members jointly. while she confronted melanoma, she did so with the thirst for all times that David loved, a grin continually taking part in on her face.

Now she is long past and David's lifestyles is in ruins. looking for solace, he and his youngsters search shelter at Inchelvie, his mom and dad' domestic within the Scottish nation-state. Devastated via overwhelming grief, David withdraws from his mom and dad, neighbors, and company duties. particularly, he spends his days knee-deep in dust, focusing all of his energies at the reinstatement of Inchelvie's gardens. it's only whereas operating within the gardens that David unearths respite from his pain.

it's a quandary on the relatives enterprise that forces David to start his tentative go back to the realm of the dwelling. notwithstanding he has steeled himself for this pressing journey to the USA via staying in the house of an previous military buddy, he quick learns that he's ill-prepared emotionally to stand the realm once more. yet David can also be shocked to discover a undeniable measure of convenience in being a stranger in an odd land. In the US he's unfastened from all that has occurred to him and ready to reconstruct his shattered life.

Wandering the village streets, he occurs upon an indication that reads: GARDENER/HANDYMAN REQUIRED. quickly he's spending his days operating in a wide backyard on a protracted Island property. With the warmth of the yankee solar on his again and in his new atmosphere, David starts off to consider alive again.

steadily he involves comprehend the full of life housekeeper, Jasmine, and Benjy, a lonely boy whose mom and dad personal this gorgeous domestic, notwithstanding they're hardly ever in it jointly. He befriends Benjy, educating him find out how to swim, to play the ukulele and tennis, and he involves see how Benjy's mom and dad' strained marriage has taken its toll at the younger boy. yet David wishes this boy's friendship up to Benjy wishes his.

it truly is a while ahead of Benjy's mom additionally notices the mysterious Scottish gardener who's making her son smile and snicker again.

via taking good care of one other relatives, David turns into in a position to deal with his personal back. via loving one other relatives, David turns into capable of love again.

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Burnt Shadows: A Novel

By Kamila Shamsie

Winner of the Anisfield-Wolf ebook Award
An Orange Prize Finalist

Nagasaki, August nine, 1945. Hiroko Tanaka watches her lover from the veranda as he leaves. sun streams throughout Urakami Valley, after which the realm is going white.

In the devastating aftermath of the atomic bomb, Hiroko leaves Japan looking for new beginnings. From Delhi, amid India's cry for independence from British colonial rule, to manhattan urban within the instant wake of 11th of September, to the novel's spectacular climax in Afghanistan, a violent background casts its shadow the full international over. Sweeping in its scope and enchanting in its evocation of time and position, it is a story of affection and battle, of 3 generations, and 3 world-changing ancient occasions. Burnt Shadows is a narrative for our time by way of "a author of colossal ambition and power. . . . this is often an soaking up novel that instructions within the reader a robust emotional and highbrow reaction" (Salman Rushdie).

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Unfaded Glory

By Sara Arden

In Glory, Kansas, a fairy-tale marriage ceremony has neighborhood tongues wagging. yet via this fake engagement, can a wounded warrior and the girl he is conserving locate actual love?

Byron Hawkins does not are looking to be liable for somebody ever back. the previous Black Ops soldier is best at taking lives than saving them. yet on a challenge in Tunisia to bring a package deal to protection, Byron is dismayed to discover that the dear shipment is basically a hostage rescue, and that his orders are to take Damara Petrakis again to US soil and conceal her in undeniable sight–as his newlywed wife.

Back in Byron's place of birth of Glory, Kansas, petite, fierce Damara retains magnificent him; she can be royalty, yet she's absolutely educated in martial arts and should sacrifice something for her nation. because the city rallies round the returning hero and his bride-to-be, he is discovering that it is approach too effortless to play the half, and after the hell he has visible, that terrifies him. Byron did not want one other existence to save lots of, however the passionate good looks he is sworn to guard may well simply flip the tables and keep him instead.

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Welcome to the Underworld: "Our world is different from the rest." (The Underworld Series) (Volume 1)

By Con Template

There is a mystery society that presides over each global. This society is so strong that it will possibly regulate a kingdom, strike worry into the bravest of fellows and convey turmoil onto the main unsuspecting of victims.

. . .There is a deadly society in Seoul that's plaguing Choi Yoori.

Her global is grew to become the wrong way up while she is instructed that she bears a powerful resemblance to the "Queen of the Underworld," a infamous Underworld crime lord who died three years past - the very same time Yoori awakened with amnesia. the risks of this new global is crashing in on her and Yoori's in basic terms grip on balance lies with the suggestions from her crime lord boss and the secrets and techniques the Queen of the Underworld concealed from her strong society.

Welcome to a global the place "Gods" stroll among people. the place the heartless and vengeful are respected like Kings and Queens - and the susceptible, the distracted are punished with no mercy.

It is a merciless international and as soon as you are in, the one go out is death.

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Treasure (Dirk Pitt Adventures (Paperback))

By Clive Cussler

Clive Cussler, writer of 16 consecutive New York Times bestseller brings us liked personality Dirk Pitt, who discovers a path prime directly to beneficial treasures. however it additionally thrusts him into clash which can tip the world’s stability of energy the inaccurate way...

Charts of misplaced gold...breathtaking paintings and infrequent volumes...maps of hidden oil and mineral deposits that may switch the world’s stability of strength. Now Dirk Pitt discovers the key path of the treasures of Alexandria—a path that plunges him right into a brutal conspiracy for overall domination of the globe. Zealots threaten to unseat the governments of Egypt and Mexico, exposing the USA to invasion and financial cave in. by surprise, from East to West, anarchists achieve their lethal tentacles into the guts of the USA. And Dirk Pitt, the hard-hitting hero of Clive Cussler’s ruin bestsellers Sahara and Inca Gold, is up opposed to the main feared murderer identified to guy. a global band of terrorists is making its play for global strength at the excessive seas—and Pitt is the single guy alive who can cease them!

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After the Fall

By Kylie Ladd

“That’s the object approximately falling.  It doesn’t move on indefinitely, and it not often ends well . . . ”
 
In her page-turning fiction debut, neuropsychologist Kylie Ladd can provide a searing portrait of 2 marriages united and betrayed via friendship.
 
“I have been married 3 years whilst I fell in love,” starts off Kate, a firecracker of a lady who inspiration she’d discovered the yin to her yang in Cary, her good and adoring husband.  for his or her pal Luke—a charismatic copywriter who loves ladies and a focus in equivalent degree, and ideally together—life has been greater than candy beside Cressida, the dutiful pediatric oncologist who stole his heart.  but if a fantastic flirtation among Kate and Luke becomes anything way more risky, the foursome can be irrevocably intertwined via greater than simply their shared history. 
 
After the Fall follows the beginning and fallout of the main passionate of affairs during the eyes of all 4 characters, unveiling the misunderstandings and unstated wishes that lie underneath our look for love and connection.  The narrative strikes easily among prior and current, portray a nostalgic photo of the 2 marriages at their so much idealistic—the distinctive second while like grew to become to love—and at their so much volatile.  due to the boundless compassion with which Ladd attracts her characters, one can’t aid yet root for them as they strive against among newfound wish and remembrances of time prior, the entire whereas spinning towards an inevitable end.
 
Steeped in mental perception and uncooked emotion, After the Fall is an unsettling novel of the numerous methods we adore and damage one another.

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Saving Wishes

By G J Walker-Smith

AU & NZ iBooks better of 2013 Breakout ebook Of The Year
For Charli Blake, being seventeen is a difficult gig.
She's been branded a troublemaker, her popularity is in tatters and she's caught in Pipers Cove, a speck of a city at the coast of Tasmania. fortunately, it really is transitority. Her lifelong dream of vacationing the area is simply months clear of turning into fact. All she has to do is trip out the previous few months of highschool, that's more uncomplicated acknowledged than performed due to a trio of suggest ladies referred to as The Beautifuls.
When Adam Décarie arrives on the town, the entire means from ny, lifestyles takes an unforeseen flip. His arrival units off a sequence of occasions that alters her existence ceaselessly, convincing her of 1 factor: destiny introduced him to her.
Saving needs is the tale of a woman who does not really healthy the existence she's dwelling, and the boy who is helping her appreciate why.

Complete sequence now to be had

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The Activist and The Capitalist: An Unlikely Love Story

“I’m now not inebriated – only a litt-le high.”

On a mystical moonlit evening, Jai and Anusha meet and fall in love. once they meet back notwithstanding, they realize that Jai is the crass capitalist constructing Rasa Vihar, the historical past development that Anusha and her NGO are battling to guard. necessarily they conflict, with neither keen to deliberate to the opposite. the matter is that even though publicly they're enemies, in inner most, they're wildly interested in one another. – but if secrets and techniques and betrayals input the equation – issues relatively start to get uncontrolled.

Will the Activist and the Capitalist ever manage to locate universal ground?

An intriguing love tale, set in Chennai from the best-selling writer of teenage. Buy now!

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