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Strange The Dreamer

Author : Laini Taylor
ISBN : 9780316341646
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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An instant New York Times bestseller and Michael L. Printz honor book! Eleven best of lists including an NPR Best Book, a Goodreads Best YA Fantasy and Science Fiction Nominee, and more! From National Book Award finalist Laini Taylor comes an epic fantasy about a mythic lost city and its dark past. The dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around--and Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, has always feared that his dream chose poorly. Since he was five years old, he's been obsessed with the mythic lost city of Weep, but it would take someone bolder than he to cross half the world in search of it. Then a stunning opportunity presents itself, in the form of a hero called the Godslayer and a band of legendary warriors, and he has to seize his chance or lose his dream forever. What happened in Weep two hundred years ago to cut it off from the rest of the world? And who is the blue-skinned goddess who appears in Lazlo's dreams? In this sweeping and breathtaking novel by National Book Award finalist Laini Taylor, author of the New York Times bestselling Daughter of Smoke & Bone trilogy, the shadow of the past is as real as the ghosts who haunt the citadel of murdered gods. Fall into a mythical world of dread and wonder, moths and nightmares, love and carnage. The answers await in Weep.
Category: Young Adult Fiction

Muse Of Nightmares

Author : Laini Taylor
ISBN : 9781444789058
Genre : Fiction
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'Muse of Nightmares is a philosophical fantasy adventure, an epic love story, a daring quest that demands to be read and reread and deserves to be remembered forever.' Katherine Webber ********************** Sarai has lived and breathed nightmares since she was six years old. She believed she knew every horror, and was beyond surprise. She was wrong. In the wake of tragedy, neither Lazlo nor Sarai are who they were before. One a god, the other a ghost, they struggle to grasp the new boundaries of their selves as dark-minded Minya holds them hostage, intent on vengeance against Weep. Lazlo faces an unthinkable choice - save the woman he loves, or everyone else? - while Sarai feels more helpless than ever. But is she? Sometimes, only the direst need can teach us our own depths, and Sarai, the muse of nightmares, has not yet discovered what she's capable of. As humans and godspawn reel in the aftermath of the citadel's near fall, a new foe shatters their fragile hopes, and the mysteries of the Mesarthim are resurrected: Where did the gods come from, and why? What was done with the thousands of children born in the citadel nursery? And most important of all, as forgotten doors are opened and new worlds revealed: must heroes always slay monsters, or is it possible to save them instead? 'I was afraid to read too quickly because I didn't want it to be over . . . It will leave you changed forever' Samantha Shannon 'Taylor asks big questions about life and death in the new book, as humans and godspawn reel in the aftermath of the Citadel's near-fall.' Entertainment Weekly ********************** Praise for Strange the Dreamer AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER AN AUDIBLE BEST YOUNG ADULT BOOK OF 2017 A GOODREADS CHOICE BEST BOOK OF 2017 AN AMAZON BEST SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY YOUNG ADULT BOOK OF 2017 'Magical' Grazia 'Prepare to be enchanted' Sun 'Reads like a dream. One for you, your best friend, and any lover of myths and monsters you know' Heat 'Laini Taylor is so damn good and like no other' Leigh Bardugo 'Laini Taylor set my imagination on fire so hard that it spontaneously combusted . . . This is the kind of story that paves dreams.' Roshani Chokshi
Category: Fiction

Tales Of A Lucid Dreamer

Author : Dave Gamboa
ISBN : 9780595334391
Genre : Fiction
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In the world of dreams, some would say that it's nothing more than a collection of images or memories from their waking life. But what if they weren't and somehow you entered another time or dimension in a parallel world? What would you do? Enter a world where the unreal is possible as you follow a dreamer through the various paths of fantasy, or terror. You will find yourself facing the strangest of encounters and challenging obstacles. You will be confronted by unruly and bizarre people, horrid creatures, aliens, or maybe even, a sexy seductress. A compilation of twelve short stories that will blow your mind and have you cringing for more, and maybe give you something to think about. Perhaps, they're not just dreams. One reader said it best when she said, It's creepy I had to put it down three times. So turn the pages and enjoy the ride. I'll see you on the other side
Category: Fiction

Dreamer S Cycle Series

Author : Holly Taylor
ISBN : 9781605426747
Genre : Fiction
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Night Birds? Reign The high king is dead and the land is in peril. A child has been born to save his people, but a traitor lurks with murder in his heart, dogging the footsteps of those who protect the babe who would be king. But high magic is at work. When Gwydion the Dreamer awakes, the Shining Ones entrust him with protecting young Arthur and locating the high king?s lost sword. A woman holds the key to unlock a horrible secret. Fighting assassins to find her, Gwydion sets out upon his odyssey and finds that fate cannot be fulfilled without sacrificing the life of someone he loves. Crimson Fire The lone survivor of a shipwreck gives birth and dies. So begins a cycle of events that will end in a tragic war. When Havgan of Corania becomes Warleader of Corania, he sets the might of the Empire against Kymru. Gwydion the Dreamer dreams of the coming destruction of his country and the deaths of those he loves. He seeks out Rhiannon in a race against time to save Kymru and escape Corania alive. Cry of Sorrow Havgan seeks to proclaim himself High King of Kymru. Dogged by Havgan?s soldiers, Gwydion the Dreamer and his family face a difficult journey made even harder by the distrust they have for each other. Arthur risks his life and his very soul in the deadly game. May Earth Rise The Y Dawnus, ?the Gifted,? are High King Arthur?s early medieval society living in a mysterious land in 500 A.D. The Dreamers, the Dewin, the Druids, and the Bards?these chosen ones are his talented pillars. Without them his empire cannot survive. Cruel deprivation and a full-scale conflict bring the Y Dawnus to the brink of annihilation. Confronting his mortal enemy, Havgan the Warleader, Arthur and his forces must fight a formidable opponent backed by menacing powers that threaten to end their magical, elite kingdom.
Category: Fiction

Dreamer

Author : Charles Johnson
ISBN : 9781782111627
Genre : Fiction
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Set against the racial turbulence of the Civil Rights Era, Dreamer is the first work of fiction to explore the life of Martin Luther King Jr - political visionary, human rights activist, preacher, scholar and martyr. Johnson's brilliantly realised historical novel deftly handles its material, weaving together a subtle and beautiful novel of immense power and importance. Dreamer is a multi-layered masterpiece.
Category: Fiction

An American Dreamer

Author : Andrew Gordon
ISBN : 0838621589
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Analyzes Muller's achievement from The Naked and the Dead through The Armies of the Night. using the techniques of depth psychology developed by Freud and certain post-Freudians. In particular, it explores the interrelated concerns in Mailer's fiction of sex, anality, violence, and power.
Category: Literary Criticism

Great Russian Short Stories

Author : Paul Negri
ISBN : 9780486112244
Genre : Fiction
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Twelve powerful works of fiction, including Pushkin's "The Overcoat," "Twenty-Six Men and a Girl" by Gorky, and "How Much Land Does a Man Need?" by Tolstoy, plus works by Gogol, Turgenev, more.
Category: Fiction

The Strange Adventures Of Mr Andrew Hawthorn Other Stories

Author : John Buchan
ISBN : 9780141889504
Genre : Fiction
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In 'The Strange Adventures of Mr Andrew Hawthorn' and the other stories in this collection, peculiar worlds of temptation, adventure or iniquity are perilously close at hand. Mr Hawthorn himself steps outside to allow his porridge to cool and disappears for five years and more, a Glasgow grocer is shipwrecked and ultimately worshipped as a god, a young mathematician discovers an entirely new aspect of reality and becomes terrified by what he finds there, and an ageing sinner clings grimly, weakly to a hard-won life of decency: John Buchan in each demonstrating his abilities as a gripping writer of short stories. In his introduction, Giles Foden explores Buchan's innate sense of the fascination held by sudden jeopardy and vanished comfort, and the themes of the will and fate in his work.
Category: Fiction

The Story Of The Stone The Dreamer Wakes

Author : Cao Xueqin
ISBN : 9780141968926
Genre : Fiction
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The Story of the Stone (c. 1760), also known as The Dream of the Red Chamber, is one of the greatest novels of Chinese literature. The fifth part of Cao Xueqin's magnificent saga, The Dreamer Awakes, was carefully edited and completed by Gao E some decades later. It continues the story of the changing fortunes of the Jia dynasty, focussing on Bao-yu, now married to Bao-chai, after the tragic death of his beloved Dai-yu. Against such worldly elements as death, financial ruin, marriage, decadence and corruption, his karmic journey unfolds. Like a sleepwalker through life, Bao-yu is finally awakened by a vision, which reveals to him that life itself is merely a dream, 'as moonlight mirrored in the water'.
Category: Fiction