Tom Swift and His Airship: Or, the Stirring Cruise of the Red Cloud (Tom Swift, Book 3)

By Victor Appleton

Tom rapid and His Air Scout is the twenty second ebook within the unique Tom rapid series.

"Every boy possesses a few kind of artistic genius. Tom rapid is a brilliant, inventive boy and his innovations and adventures take advantage of fascinating type of reading."

"These lively stories exhibit in a pragmatic manner, the fantastic advances in land and sea locomotion and different profitable innovations. tales like those are inspired upon the reminiscence and their interpreting is efficient purely of good."

This sequence of event novels starring the genius boy inventor Tom fast falls into the style of "invention fiction" or "Edisonade".

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Callsign: King - Book 2 - Underworld (a Jack Sigler - Chess Team Novella)

By Jeremy Robinson, Sean Ellis

Unusual issues have continually occurred within the Superstition Mountains of Arizona... weird and wonderful lighting, stories of cave entrances that seem after which vanish, 1000s of mysterious disappearances...and rumors of giant creatures that inhabit a labyrinthine underworld. whilst a terrifying coincidence on an Arizona street ends up in an army exclusion region and a cover-up of outstanding proportions, Jack Sigler-Callsign: King, box chief of the elite and ultra-secret covert Chess Team-joined by means of his closest buddy, archaeologist George Pierce, units out into the wasteland, motive on learning the reality. Assisted by means of a gorgeous paranormal investigator, dogged by way of infantrymen reason on retaining the quarantine and pursued through a continuing mythical hitman, King quickly unearths himself in a race opposed to time to avoid all out warfare with the creatures that inhabit the underworld.

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Flood Tide (Dirk Pitt, No. 14)

By Clive Cussler

AN UNDERWATER GRAVEYARD within the PACIFIC NORTHWEST...A MYSTERIOUS SEAPORT within the LOUISIANA BAYOUS...A DIABOLICAL PLOT TO spoil the USA!

whilst NUMA agent DIRK PITT® rescues a stunning secret agent in a bold underwater operation at Orion Lake, simply north of Seattle, he confronts a sinister community run through Qin Shang, a ruthless smuggler who sells chinese language immigrants into slavery. Shang's crusade contributions have obtained him a set of strong U.S. politicians, yet Pitt isn't a guy to be subverted via politics. As he strikes to probe Shang's mystifying seaport within the Louisiana bayous, his research includes him in an adrenaline-pumped race up the Mississippi River and a determined sprint to recuperate sunken chinese language treasures misplaced part a century sooner than. And in Qin Shang, Pitt faces ones of his such a lot bold foes -- a madman bent on killing hundreds of thousands of blameless civilians with a catastrophic surge of mass destruction.

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The Four Feathers

By A. E. W. Mason

Bankruptcy I

"Lieutenant Sutch was once the 1st of basic Feversham's site visitors to arrive huge position. He arrived approximately 5 o'clock on a day of light in mid June, and the outdated red-brick condominium, lodged on a southern slope of the Surrey hills, used to be sparkling from a gloomy wooded area intensity of pines with the heat of a unprecedented jewel. Lieutenant Sutch limped around the corridor, the place the images of the Fevershams rose one above the opposite to the ceiling, and went out directly to the stone-flagged terrace on the again. There he came upon his host sitting erect like a boy, and watching southward towards the Sussex Downs..."

opposed to the heritage of the Mahdist warfare, a tender guy disgraces himself by way of quitting the military, which buddies understand as cowardice, symbolized by way of the 4 white feathers they offer him. He redeems himself, feather by way of feather, with acts of actual braveness to avoid wasting his associates. He additionally wins again the center of the lady he loves.

A. E. W. Mason's vintage has been the root for varied profitable movie diversifications, together with the acclaimed 2002 model starring Heath Ledger.

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The Map of Lost Memories: A Novel

By Kim Fay

2013 Edgar Award Finalist for most sensible First Novel through an American Author

In 1925 the overseas treasure-hunting scene is a man's international, and nobody is familiar with this larger than Irene Blum, who's omitted for a coveted museum curatorship simply because she is a girl. looking to repair her recognition, she units off from Seattle looking for a temple believed to deal with the misplaced heritage of Cambodia's historic Khmer civilization. yet her quest to make the best archaeological discovery of the century quickly turns into a quest for her family's secrets and techniques. Embracing the colourful and corrupt international of colonial Asia within the early 1900s, The Map of misplaced Memories takes readers right into a forgotten period the place not anything is because it seems.  As Irene travels via Shanghai's lawless again streets and Saigon's opium-filled lanes, she joins forces with a Communist temple robber and an interesting nightclub proprietor with a classy earlier. Deep in the humidity-soaked Cambodian jungle, what they create to gentle does greater than switch historical past. It eventually solves the mysteries in their personal lives.
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Praise for The Map of misplaced Memories
 
"In The Map of misplaced stories, Kim Fay attracts us right into a universe as unique, severe, and traditionally specified because the historical artifacts her unforgettable heroine seeks. it is a deliciously unforeseen trip: Indiana Jones meets Somerset Maugham meets Marguerite Duras."--Jennifer Cody Epstein, writer of The Painter from Shanghai
 
"A exciting mixture of event and private discovery . . . [Kim] Fay crafts an complicated page-turner that might maintain readers breathless and guessing."--Publishers Weekly
 
"A ripping strong story . . . mysterious Asian destinations . . . a pushed younger American heroine . . . an period now not remembered yet pale to romantic mind's eye . . . The Map of misplaced Memories pulls the elements jointly in a narrative that intrigues and rewards."--Lincoln magazine Star
 
"Fay's notable novel has every thing nice historical-adventure fiction should--a strikingly unique environment, exhilarating plot twists, and a near-impossible quest."--Booklist (starred review)

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The Lost Hero (Heroes of Olympus, Book 1)

By Rick Riordan

Jason has a problem. He does not take into accout something sooner than waking up on a faculty bus protecting palms with a woman. it appears she's his female friend Piper, his ally is a child named Leo, and they are all scholars within the barren region institution, a boarding college for "bad kids." What he did to finish up right here, Jason has no idea-except that every thing turns out very wrong.

Piper has a secret. Her father has been lacking for 3 days, and her shiny nightmares show that he is in negative chance. Now her boyfriend does not realize her, and whilst a freak hurricane and weird creatures assault in the course of a faculty box journey, she, Jason, and Leo are whisked away to somewhere referred to as Camp Half-Blood. what's going?

Leo has a manner with instruments. His new cabin at Camp Half-Blood is stuffed with them. heavily, where beats desert tuition fingers down, with its guns education, monsters, and fine-looking women. what is troubling is the curse every body retains conversing approximately, and camper's long past lacking. most unearthly of all, his bunkmates insist they're all-including Leo-related to a god.

Rick Riordan, the best-selling writer of the Percy Jackson sequence, pumps up the motion and suspense in The misplaced Hero, the 1st e-book within the Heroes of Olympus sequence. enthusiasts of demi-gods, prophesies, and quests may be left breathless--and panting for e-book .

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Unlucky Charms (Cold Cereal Saga)

By Adam Rex

For fanatics of Artemis chicken and Percy Jackson & the Olympians comes the second one ebook in Adam Rex's acclaimed chilly Cereal Saga, approximately 3 youngsters who needs to shop the realm from the diabolical schemes of an evil breakfast company.

Scottish Play Doe and his neighbors can have escaped from the clutches of the evil Nimue, yet they are not out of the woods simply yet.

The Goodco Cereal Company's quest to take over the realm is readily gaining momentum: it has already began to promote cereals containing the paranormal chemical Intellijuice and, what is worse, has abducted one of many world's most crucial public figures, the Queen of britain, and changed her with goblin impersonators.

When Scott and the others research that Goodco is maintaining the genuine queen captive in a mystical other-England, they choose to go through a rift within the time-space continuum and rescue her—and confidently persuade the faeries to prevent the invasion that would lead to the tip of the realm as they be aware of it.

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Jaguars and Electric Eels (Penguin Great Journeys)

A very good, cutting edge and stressed philosopher, the younger Humboldt (1769-1859) went on his epochal trip to the hot international in the course of a time of progressive ferment throughout Europe. This a part of his matchless narrative of event and clinical examine specializes in his time in Venezuela - within the Llanos and at the Orinoco River - using and paddling, restlessly and fortunately noting the intense issues on each hand."Great trips" permits readers to shuttle either round the planet and again in the course of the centuries - but in addition again into rules and worlds scary, ruthless and harsh in several methods from our personal. Few interpreting reports can start to fit that of enticing with writers who observed astonishing issues: nice civilisations, partitions of ice, violent and implacable jungles, deserts and mountains, multitudes of birds and plant life new to technology. analyzing those books is to determine the realm afresh, to rediscover a time whilst many cultures have been really unusual to one another, the place legends and tales have been taken care of as proof and during which quite a bit used to be nonetheless to be chanced on.

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The Lost Island (Gideon Crew)

By Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child

Gideon Crew--brilliant scientist, grasp thief--is residing on borrowed time. while his mysterious company, Eli Glinn, provides him an eyebrow-raising project, he has no cause to refuse. Gideon's activity: thieve a web page from the necessary publication of Kells, now on exhibit in manhattan urban and guarded via unbreakable protection.

Accomplishing the very unlikely, Gideon steals the parchment--only to benefit that hidden underneath the gorgeously illuminated photograph is a treasure map courting again to the time of the traditional Greeks. As they reflect on the unusual map, they notice that the treasure it ends up in isn't any usual fortune. it truly is anything way more invaluable: an grand discovery which can even perhaps shop Gideon's life.

Together along with his new accomplice, Amy, Gideon follows a path of cryptic clues to an unknown island in a distant nook of the Caribbean Sea. There, off the opposed and desolate Mosquito Coast, the pair notice the extreme treasure they're searching conceals a good larger shock-a revelation so profound that it could gain the full human race . . . if Gideon and Amy can survive.

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Little Boy Lost (The Librarian, Book 1)

By Eric Hobbs

Wesley Bates thinks his lifestyles pretty well sucks. He's landed on the backside of his school's reputation ladder, and bully Randy Stanford looks ready round each corner.

The teenager thinks he's came across how to get away his real-world difficulties whilst he stumbles upon unusual doors in Astoria's neighborhood library that appear to guide into the extreme worlds from all his favourite books. ounces, Neverland, Wonderland -- they're all a fact with Wesley's new discovery. Wesley groups with ally Taylor Williams to embark on a good experience, either able to go away the drama of center institution behind.

But the 2 children quick locate themselves embroiled in a centuries-old conflict for the library and the magic hiding inside of. Now, battling along the eccentric outdated guy who's vowed to guard the building's strength, the pair needs to aid beat back an assault by way of a shadowy crew with an odd tie to Wesley's nemesis, forcing Wesley to stand the fears he's been dodging... and the most terrifying bullies of all time!

Exclusive to Amazon's Kindle, The Librarian is an exhilarating new sequence that gives youngsters a chance to event the world’s such a lot loved myth novels in a new manner – during the eyes of kids similar to them. And the joys doesn't cease there! Librarian writer Eric Hobbs has teamed with The Sylvan studying heart to release The Librarian e-book membership. towards the again of the ebook, each one reproduction of The Librarian includes an specific invitation to hitch. Open to scholars in grades K-8, the membership will carry young children jointly from worldwide to compete in a per thirty days studying contest the place they’ll have an opportunity to win intriguing prizes: reward playing cards, autographed books, new toys, games, DVDs, iPods…even a new Kindle fireplace! All little ones need to do is resolution questions about the books they’re at the moment analyzing! That’s it! It’s that straightforward! decide up the booklet an subscribe to the publication membership at the present time!

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