The Pacific War Companion: From Pearl Harbor to Hiroshima

By Daniel Marston

Released to commemorate the sixtieth anniversary of V-J Day, 'The Pacific battle Companion' brings jointly the views and insights of world-renowned army historians. From the japanese assault on Pearl Harbor in the course of the unlock of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the clash within the Pacific used to be characterized by way of outstanding tactical recommendations in amphibious battle and awful battles that raged within the unforgiving weather of the island jungles. every one bankruptcy during this e-book makes a speciality of a unique element of this clash, from the making plans of operations to the stories of the boys who have been there.

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War and Genocide: A Concise History of the Holocaust (Critical Issues in World and International History)

In analyzing one of many defining occasions of the 20th century, Doris L. Bergen situates the Holocaust in its historic, political, social, cultural, and army contexts. not like many different remedies of the Holocaust, this revised, 3rd version discusses not just the persecution of the Jews, but in addition different segments of society victimized through the Nazis: Roma, homosexuals, Poles, Soviet POWs, the disabled, and different teams deemed bad. In transparent and eloquent prose, Bergen explores the 2 interconnected objectives that drove the Nazi German application of conquest and genocide—purification of the so-called Aryan race and growth of its residing space—and discusses how those objectives affected the process international conflict II. together with firsthand debts from perpetrators, sufferers, and eyewitnesses, her e-book is rapid, human, and eminently readable.

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The Rising: A Department 19 Novel (Department Nineteen)

By Will Hill

“Enthralling. . . . From UV grenades to exploding stake bombs to an immense anti-vampire superweapon, the devices upload a neat smooth twist to the normal stakings. enthusiasts will consume the pages and thirst for the subsequent volume.”—Kirkus

“Will preserve youth who're undaunted via its six hundred pages at the fringe of their seats. Interweaving the tales of Jamie, Dracula, Frankenstein, and a mysterious guy wandering the yankee wilderness, this e-book is toward the frilly works of Stephen King than many vampire novels advertised to teens.”—VOYA


Sixteen-year-old Jamie Carpenter's lifestyles used to be violently upended whilst he used to be introduced into division 19, a categorized govt service provider of vampire hunters that used to be shaped to house a bit challenge . . . referred to as Dracula.

But being the recent recruit on the division isn't really all guns education and covert missions. Jamie's personal mom has been changed into a vampire—and now Jamie will cease at not anything to wreak revenge on her captors. no matter if that suggests dealing with down Dracula himself.

The Rising
is a quick, livid, can't-turn-away thrill trip that would suck readers in precisely like a game. This riveting moment e-book within the division 19 sequence is choked with state of the art contraptions, overseas locales, and daredevil motion that tumbles ferociously around the page—perfect for fanatics of Darren Shan and Anthony Horowitz.

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The Tale of the Body Thief (Vampire Chronicles)

By Anne Rice

In a gripping feat of storytelling, Anne Rice maintains the intense Vampire Chronicles that all started with the now-classic Interview with the Vampire. for hundreds of years, Lestat—vampire-hero, enchanter, seducer of mortals—has been a courted prince at nighttime and flourishing universe of the residing useless. Now he's on my own. And in his overwhelming have to break his doubts and his loneliness, Lestat embarks at the most threatening company he has undertaken in all of the years of his haunted existence.
 
Praise for The story of the physique Thief
 
“Tinged with secret, jam-packed with drama . . . the tale is regarding, the twists surprising.”People
 
“Rice is our smooth messenger of the occult, whose well up to date dark-side ardour performs twist and switch in real Gothic form.”San Francisco Chronicle
 
“Fast-paced . . . . spell binding . . . silkenly sensuous . . . nobody writing this day suits her deftness with the erotic.”The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
 
“Hypnotic . . . masterful.”Cosmopolitan

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Bite Marks (Jaz Parks, Book 6)

By Jennifer Rardin

Jaz Parks the following. yet i am not on my own. i am listening to voices in my head - and they are no longer mine.

The challenge, or even the answer, is figure. And the job's a stinker this time -- killing the gnomes which are threatening to topple NASA's Australian-based house complicated. Yeah, i do know. Vayl and that i should be ready to kick this one in our sleep. other than that Hell has thrown up a demon named Kyphas to knock us off beam. And rattling is she indestructible!

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Blue Bloods (Blue Bloods, Book 1)

Schuyler Van Alen is burdened approximately what's taking place to her. Her veins are beginning to flip blue, and she's commencing to crave uncooked meat. quickly, her international is thrust into an complicated maze of mystery societies and sour intrigue. Schuyler hasn't ever been part of the modern crowd at her prestigious manhattan inner most university. Now, out of the blue, Jack strength, the most well-liked man in class, is displaying an curiosity in her. And whilst one of many renowned women is located lifeless, Schuyler and Jack are decided to resolve it.

Schuyler desires to discover the secrets and techniques of the mysterious Blue Bloods. yet is she placing herself at risk? Melissa de l. a. Cruz's vampire mythology, set opposed to the glitzy backdrop of latest York urban, is a juicy and intoxicating learn.

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The Midnight Breed Series Companion (Volume 1)

By Lara Adrian

Part human, half otherworldly, the Breed has lived between humankind in mystery for millions of years . . . and now fanatics of the preferred, best-selling nighttime Breed sequence can delve deeper than ever prior to into this hidden, seductive race of vampires and the darkish, exciting universe they inhabit.

A publication that’s been years within the making, the nighttime Breed sequence spouse comprises insider details on all the novels, writer notes at the construction of the tale international and the way the eleven-book (and counting!) sequence has developed seeing that its starting as a gotten smaller trilogy, a whole personality consultant, sequence trivialities, questions from readers and extra.

This designated sequence better half additionally contains “A contact of Midnight”—an all-new, by no means ahead of released, unique novella that includes Gideon and Savannah, which ultimately unearths the tale of ways this reader favourite couple met and fell in love, and solutions many questions that lovers were occupied with because the sequence started!

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Dracula

By Bram Stoker

During a enterprise stopover at to count number Dracula's fort in Transylvania, a tender English solicitor unearths himself on the heart of a sequence of frightening incidents. Jonathan Harker is attacked by way of 3 phantom girls, observes the Count's transformation from human to bat shape, and discovers puncture wounds on his personal neck that appear to were made by means of tooth. Harker returns domestic upon his break out from Dracula's grim citadel, yet a friend's unusual illness — regarding sleepwalking, inexplicable blood loss, and mysterious throat wounds — initiates a frantic vampire hunt. the recognition of Bram Stoker's 1897 horror romance is as deathless as any vampire.  Its supernatural attraction has spawned a number of movie and degree diversifications, and greater than a century after its preliminary booklet, it maintains to carry readers spellbound.

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Real Vampires Hate Their Thighs (Glory St. Claire, Book 5)

By Gerry Bartlett

Glory St. Clair loves absorbing Hollywood's vampire nightlife together with her attractive Scottish lover, Jeremiah. particularly while she meets a vampire/ nutrition guru who provides to offer her the physique she's sought after for hundreds of years. One challenge: his extended family and Jeremiah's are old enemies. yet Glory's now not approximately to allow a silly kinfolk feud come among her and slim bliss. but, she can not help yet wonder...how a lot is she prepared to threat for her hips? and what kind of (and accurately what) is she keen to lose?

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