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The Beastly Bride

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ISBN 13 : 1101186178
Pages : 391 pages
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ISBN 13 : 153785092X
Pages : 54 pages
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The Bridal Wave

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Publisher : Villard
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ISBN 13 : 0345498038
Pages : 256 pages
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Download The Bridal Wave PDF Format Full Free by Erin Torneo and published by Villard. This book was released on 2007-01-02 with total page 256 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: It starts with the IGBN (I’ve Got Big News) phone calls and a mailbox full of Save the Dates. Next comes the meltdown: I always thought I’d be married by now. Why does she have a ring on her finger and I don’t? Soon you’re buying outrageously expensive china, dancing the electric slide with the groom’s dull but available cousin, and envisioning a long and single life for you and a dozen or so cats. But fear not! Now Erin Torneo and Valerie Cabrera Krause show you how to surf The Bridal Wave on your own terms. This hilarious and practical guide to surviving the wedding blitz reveals the sanity-saving secrets to dealing with all manner of matri-mania, including how to • manage finances during the costly wedding season • turn brutal self-examination (“What’s wrong with me?”) into empowering self-reflection (“Nothing!”) • cope with envy and feelings of competition • deal with lobridemized friends • avoid settling for Mr. Wrong just to fit the timeline in your head • actually enjoy being a bridesmaid, despite the dress Like the best of friends, Erin and Valerie will help you separate fact from fairy tale–and stay sane, whether you’re coupled-up, single and looking, or single and just fine, thank you very much! “For any woman who is currently trapped in the middle of a Bridal Wave–this book is your lifesaver!” –Liz Tuccillo, co-author of He’s Just Not That Into You “A funny and genuinely helpful book that should be on ever single woman’s shelf.” –Karen McCullah Lutz, author of Legally Blonde “Torneo and Krause’s advice will be eagerly gobbled up by legions of women.” –Celeste Perron, author of Playing House “Will ease your wedding panic with humor and intelligence.” –Andrea Lavinthal, co-author of The Hookup Handbook


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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

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Publisher : Anchor
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ISBN 13 : 0307874524
Pages : 400 pages
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Download Mirror, Mirror on the Wall PDF Format Full Free by Kate Bernheimer and published by Anchor. This book was released on 2010-04-21 with total page 400 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: New edition (revised and expanded) available 8/13/02. Fairy tales are one of the most enduring forms of literature, their plots retold and characters reimagined for centuries. In this elegant and thought-provoking collection of original essays, Kate Bernheimer brings together twenty-eight leading women writers to discuss how these stories helped shape their imaginations, their craft, and our culture. In poetic narratives, personal histories, and penetrating commentary, the assembled authors bare their soul and challenge received wisdom. Eclectic and wide-ranging, Mirror, Mirror on the Wall is essential reading for anyone who has ever been bewitched by the strange and fanciful realm of fairy tales. Contributors include: Alice Adams, Julia Alvarez, Margaret Atwood, Ann Beattie, Rosellen Brown, A. S. Byatt, Kathryn Davis, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, Deborah Eisenberg, Maria Flook, Patricia Foster, Vivian Gornick, Lucy Grealy, bell hooks, Fanny Howe, Fern Kupfer, Ursula K. Le Guin, Carole Maso, Jane Miller, Lydia Millet, Joyce Carol Oates, Connie Porter, Francine Prose, Linda Gray Sexton, Midori Snyder, Fay Weldon, Joy Williams, Terri Windling.


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Writing with a Thesis: A Rhetoric and Reader

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Publisher : Cengage Learning
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ISBN 13 : 1285675339
Pages : 352 pages
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Download Writing with a Thesis: A Rhetoric and Reader PDF Format Full Free by Sarah E. Skwire and published by Cengage Learning. This book was released on 2013-02-22 with total page 352 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Based on the principle that the ability to develop and support a thesis persuasively is of utmost importance for beginning writers, WRITING WITH A THESIS: A RHETORIC AND READER, 12th Edition, dispenses clear and practical writing advice. Sarah Skwire skillfully weaves humor into her advice and in the text's examples of good professional writing--for a uniquely useful text that remains enjoyable to read and to teach from. Best of all, the text's short, easy-to-read essays ensure that your class time will focus not on what the readings mean, but on what they mean for your students' writing. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


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Beauty and the Beast

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Publisher : Penguin
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ISBN 13 : 1101992956
Pages : 240 pages
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Download Beauty and the Beast PDF Format Full Free by Maria Tatar and published by Penguin. This book was released on 2017-03-07 with total page 240 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The “tale as old as time,” in versions from across the centuries and around the world—published to coincide with Disney’s live-action 3D musical film starring Emma Watson, Ian McKellen, Ewan McGregor, Audra McDonald, Kevin Kline, Stanley Tucci, Dan Stevens, and Emma Thompson Nearly every culture tells the story of Beauty and the Beast in one fashion or another. From Cupid and Psyche to India’s Snake Bride to South Africa’s “Story of Five Heads,” the partnering of beasts and beauties, of humans and animals in all their variety—cats, dogs, frogs, goats, lizards, bears, tortoises, monkeys, cranes, warthogs—has beguiled us for thousands of years, mapping the cultural contradictions that riddle every romantic relationship. In this fascinating volume, preeminent fairy tale scholar Maria Tatar brings together tales from ancient times to the present and from a wide variety of cultures, highlighting the continuities and the range of themes in a fairy tale that has been used both to keep young women in their place and to encourage them to rebel, and that has entertained adults and children alike. With fresh commentary, she shows us what animals and monsters, both male and female, tell us about ourselves, and about the transformative power of empathy. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,800 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.


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The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Eighth Annual Collection

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Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin
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ISBN 13 : 9781429983068
Pages : 704 pages
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Download The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Eighth Annual Collection PDF Format Full Free by Gardner Dozois and published by St. Martin's Griffin. This book was released on 2011-07-05 with total page 704 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In the new millennium, what secrets lay beyond the far reaches of the universe? What mysteries belie the truths we once held to be self evident? The world of science fiction has long been a porthole into the realities of tomorrow, blurring the line between life and art. Now, in The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Eighth Annual Collection the very best SF authors explore ideas of a new world. This venerable collection of short stories brings together award winning authors and masters of the field such as Robert Reed, Alastair Reynolds, Damien Broderick, Carrie Vaughn, Ian R. MacLeod and Cory Doctorow. And with an extensive recommended reading guide and a summation of the year in science fiction, this annual compilation has become the definitive must-read anthology for all science fiction fans and readers interested in breaking into the genre.


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Publisher : Hachette UK
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ISBN 13 : 1849017697
Pages : 784 pages
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Download The Mammoth Book of Best New SF 24 PDF Format Full Free by Gardner Dozois and published by Hachette UK. This book was released on 2011-09-15 with total page 784 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In this the twenty-fourth edition of his celebrated annual Mammoth Book of Best New SF (its 28th as The Year's Best SF in the United States), award-winning editor Gardner Dozois presents 33 of 2010's most outstanding pieces of short science fiction, along with his typically informative notes on each author. Many are the work of award-winning writers, but there are also some surprising newcomers. The collection is prefaced, as ever, by Dozois's Summation of 2010 in SF, a review of the year's highlights in publishing and film - including non-fiction, media and awards - obituaries and an insightful look at emerging trends.


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American Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales: An Encyclopedia of American Folklore [3 volumes]

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Publisher : ABC-CLIO
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ISBN 13 : 1610695682
Pages : 1160 pages
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Publisher : Wayne State University Press
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ISBN 13 : 0814341977
Pages : 344 pages
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Publisher : Start Publishing LLC
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ISBN 13 : 1597805874
Pages : 400 pages
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Download Best Horror of the Year PDF Format Full Free by Ellen Datlow and published by Start Publishing LLC. This book was released on 2016-06-07 with total page 400 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: For over three decades, Ellen Datlow has been at the center of horror. Bringing you the most frightening and terrifying stories, Datlow always has her finger on the pulse of what horror readers crave. Now, with the eighth volume of the series, Datlow is back again to bring you the stories that will keep you up at night. Encompassed in the pages of The Best Horror of the Year have been such illustrious writers as: Neil Gaiman Kim Stanley Robinson Stephen King Linda Nagata Laird Barron Margo Lanagan And many others With each passing year, science, technology, and the march of time shine light into the craggy corners of the universe, making the fears of an earlier generation seem quaint. But this light creates its own shadows. The Best Horror of the Year chronicles these shifting shadows. It is a catalog of terror, fear, and unpleasantness as articulated by today’s most challenging and exciting writers.


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The Monstrous

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Publisher : Tachyon Publications
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ISBN 13 : 1616962097
Pages : 385 pages
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Download The Monstrous PDF Format Full Free by Peter Straub and published by Tachyon Publications. This book was released on 2015-10-06 with total page 385 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: “Superstar editor Datlow makes no missteps...." —Publishers Weekly Take a terrifying journey with literary masters of suspense, including Peter Straub, Kim Newman, and Caitlín R. Kiernan, visiting a place where the other is somehow one of us. These electrifying tales redefine monsters from mere things that go bump in the night to inexplicable, deadly reflections of our day-to-day lives. Whether it's a seemingly devoted teacher, an obsessive devotee of swans, or a diner full of evil creatures simply seeking oblivion, the monstrous is always there—and much closer than it appears.


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Publisher : Hachette UK
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ISBN 13 : 1473231787
Pages : 400 pages
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Download The Devil and the Deep PDF Format Full Free by Ellen Datlow and published by Hachette UK. This book was released on 2020-08-27 with total page 400 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: WINNER OF THE 2018 BRAM STOKER AWARD FOR BEST ANTHOLOGY It's only water, so why should we fear large bodies of it, such as the sea or the ocean? However, when you're all alone, you realize how scary a place it can be. Stranded on a desert island, a young man yearns for objects from his past. A local from a small coastal town in England is found dead as the tide goes out. A Norwegian whaling ship is stranded in the Arctic, its crew threatened by mysterious forces. In the nineteenth century, a ship drifts in becalmed waters in the Indian Ocean, those on it haunted by their evil deeds. A surfer turned diver discovers there are things worse than drowning under the sea. Something from the sea is creating monsters on land. In Devil and the Deep, award-winning editor Ellen Datlow shares an original anthology of horror that covers the depths of the deep blue sea. Whether its tales of murderous pirates who stalk the waters in search of treasure and blood, creatures that haunt the depths below?ones we've only seen in our nightmares, or storms that can swallow you whole, the open water can be a dangerous and terrifying place. With stories from New York Times-bestsellers and award-winning authors such as Seanan McGuire, Christopher Golden, Stephen Graham Jones, and more, Devil and the Deep guarantees you'll think twice before going back into the water.


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Publisher : Lethe Press
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ISBN 13 : 1590213963
Pages : 286 pages
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ISBN 13 : 1616146206
Pages : 335 pages
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Download Nebula Awards Showcase 2012 PDF Format Full Free by James Kelly and published by Pyr. This book was released on 2012-05-11 with total page 335 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Selected by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America®. The Nebula Awards Showcase volumes have been published annually since 1966, reprinting the winning and nominated stories in the Nebula Awards, voted on by the members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. The editors selected by SFWA's anthology committee (chaired by Mike Resnick) are John Kessel and James Patrick Kelly, both highly acclaimed not only for their own award-winning fiction but also as coeditors of three anthologies: Feeling Very Strange: The Slipstream Anthology, Rewired: The Post-Cyberpunk Anthology, and The Secret History of Science Fiction. Stories and excerpts by Harlan EllisonTM, Kij Johnson, Chris Barzak, Eric James Stone, Rachel Swirsky, Geoff Landis, Shweta Narayan, Adam Troy-Castro, James Tiptree Jr., Aliette de Bodard, Amal El-Mohtar, Kendall Evans and Samantha Henderson, Howard Hendrix, Ann K. Schwader, Connie Willis, Terry Pratchett, and more. From the Trade Paperback edition.


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ISBN 13 : 1597804169
Pages : 448 pages
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Download The Best Horror of the Year PDF Format Full Free by Ellen Datlow and published by Start Publishing LLC. This book was released on 2012-05-01 with total page 448 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The first three volumes of The Best Horror of the Year have been widely praised for their quality, variety, and comprehensiveness. With tales from Laird Barron, Stephen King, John Langan, Peter Straub, and many others, and featuring Datlow’s comprehensive overview of the year in horror, now, more than ever, The Best Horror of the Year provides the petrifying horror fiction readers have come to expect—and enjoy.