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Where The World Ends

Author : Geraldine McCaughrean
ISBN : 9781250225511
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Winner of the 2018 Carnegie Medal! New from Michael L. Printz Award winner Geraldine McCaughrean comes an extraordinary story of eight boys stranded on a rock in the middle of the sea, left to fight for their survival. Every time a lad went fowling on the stacs, he came home less of a boy and more of a man. If he went home at all, that is. Every summer Quill and his friends are put ashore on a remote sea stac to hunt birds. But this summer, no one arrives to take them home. Surely nothing but the end of the world can explain why they’ve been abandoned—cold, starving and clinging to life, in the grip of a murderous ocean. How will they survive such a forsaken place of stone and sea? This is an extraordinary story of fortitude, endurance, tragedy and survival, set against an unforgettable backdrop of savage beauty.
Category: Young Adult Fiction

Where The World Ends

Author : Vernon Loggins
ISBN : OCLC:1080146261
Genre : Composers
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Category: Composers

This Is Where The World Ends

Author : Amy Zhang
ISBN : 9780062383068
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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A heart-wrenching novel about best friends on a collision course with the real world from Amy Zhang, the critically acclaimed Indies Introduce and Indie Next author of Falling into Place. Janie and Micah, Micah and Janie. That’s how it’s been ever since elementary school, when Janie Vivien moved next door. Janie says Micah is everything she is not. Where Micah is shy, Janie is outgoing. Where Micah loves music, Janie loves art. It’s the perfect friendship—as long as no one finds out about it. But then Janie goes missing and everything Micah thought he knew about his best friend is colored with doubt. Using a nonlinear writing style and dual narrators, Amy Zhang masterfully reveals the circumstances surrounding Janie’s disappearance in an astonishing second novel that will appeal to fans of Lauren Oliver and Jay Asher.
Category: Young Adult Fiction

Some Things You Need To Know Before The World Ends

Author : Larry Larson
ISBN : 0822210568
Genre : Drama
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THE STORY: The setting is the bombed-out, post-holocaust sanctuary of a church, where the Reverend Eddie (clad in long underwear) prepares to deliver his final sermon: Life Is Like a Basketball Game. Abetted by his faithful helper, the hunch-back
Category: Drama

When The World Ends

Author : J.J. Marshall
ISBN : 9781491800096
Genre : Fiction
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“We’re here as a terrorist cell looking to bring down the Board of Officials that essentially controls the entire Human Race. Those on Earth may have their own figures of authority in the Spheres but whether they ultimately live or die depends on decisions that the Board make. If we take them down then Humanity after they’re gone can only be better” At the dawn of the 22nd Century, the Earth is dead. A lethal alien organism has rendered the planet uninhabitable and a small fraction of humanity has retreated to Space and the Moon. Those that remain on Earth are trapped in huge Spheres that encompass entire cities, tinted to defend against the deadly UV radiation that the atmosphere no longer protects Humanity from. 17-year-old Alec Corbett lives aboard the adapted International Space Station. One ordinary day in his mundane life he transforms his potential when he discovers information that could expose the corruption of the Board of Officials that now controls humanity. Armed with nothing but knowledge and his friend Jonah Jones by his side, Alec's righteous judgement leads them on a merciless and unforgiving path. For there is one key problem – the information comes from his father Landon Corbett; a member of the Board. Pitted against his own flesh and blood, Alec finds himself in a unique position to end the Board of Officials' dictatorship over Humanity. However, all is not as it seems and as the stakes grow increasingly higher, Humanity reaches the brink of all-out-war. Only Alec and his group of friends can peacefully negate the situation, but it all depends on whether or not anyone will listen to a 17-year-old boy.
Category: Fiction

This Is The Way The World Ends

Author : James Morrow
ISBN : 9780575081215
Genre : Fiction
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When tombstone engraver George Paxman is offered a bargain, he doesn't hesitate. His beloved daughter gets an otherwise unaffordable survival suit to protect her from radioactive fall-out and all George has to do is sign a document admitting that, as a passive citizen who did nothing to stop it, he has a degree of guilt for any nuclear war that breaks out. George signs on the dotted line. And then the unthinkable happens. The world and everyone in it (survival suit or not) is destroyed in a nuclear Armageddon - except for George and five others who must now face prosecution from the great mass of humanity who will now never be born. And George Paxman stands accused in the name of all the people who stood by and never raised a finger to stop the horror of nuclear war ...
Category: Fiction

This Is How They Tell Me The World Ends

Author : Nicole Perlroth
ISBN : 9781635576061
Genre : Political Science
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From The New York Times cybersecurity reporter Nicole Perlroth, the untold story of the cyberweapons market-the most secretive, invisible, government-backed market on earth-and a terrifying first look at a new kind of global warfare. Zero day: a software bug that allows a hacker to break into your devices and move around undetected. One of the most coveted tools in a spy's arsenal, a zero day has the power to silently spy on your iPhone, dismantle the safety controls at a chemical plant, alter an election, and shut down the electric grid (just ask Ukraine). For decades, under cover of classification levels and non-disclosure agreements, the United States government became the world's dominant hoarder of zero days. U.S. government agents paid top dollar-first thousands, and later millions of dollars- to hackers willing to sell their lock-picking code and their silence. Then the United States lost control of its hoard and the market. Now those zero days are in the hands of hostile nations and mercenaries who do not care if your vote goes missing, your clean water is contaminated, or our nuclear plants melt down. Filled with spies, hackers, arms dealers, and a few unsung heroes, written like a thriller and a reference, This Is How They Tell Me the World Ends is an astonishing feat of journalism. Based on years of reporting and hundreds of interviews, The New York Times reporter Nicole Perlroth lifts the curtain on a market in shadow, revealing the urgent threat faced by us all if we cannot bring the global cyber arms race to heel.
Category: Political Science

The Well At The World S End

Author : William Morris
ISBN : 9781312185012
Genre : Fiction
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The Well at the World's End was among the very first of its kind - it is an epic romance of duplicity, machination, passion, and wizardry, and is, in short, a vast odyssey into the weird. It is a beautifully rich fantasy, a vibrant fairy tale without fairies. It is the most entrancing of William Morris's late romances - part futuristic fantasy novel, part old-fashioned fairy tale. Morris writes his magic love story with a sense of color and pattern, and the sheer imaginative fervor of one of the most brilliant decorative artists that has ever lived. A Classic fantasy novel!
Category: Fiction

Where The Earth Ends

Author : Alice Gibbons
ISBN : 9781607915713
Genre : Religion
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WHERE THE EARTH ENDS Stone Age People Tell Their Story This book is a collection of six first-person true stories. They take you into the world of individuals emerging from the Stone Age who live on the island of New Guinea. A boy, the only son of a war-chief, refuses his heritage. He meets a strange being who bursts into his world, a missionary, and begins to follow Jesus. In midlife our hero becomes the church leader of thousands of people, a chief far greater than his father. A six-year old girl is the only child of her parents when they become missionaries to a distant tribe. Rebels capture them, forcing them to walk three days into the jungle where there is no food. God delivers them in an amazing fashion. The book is ideal for adults and for use in home and Christian school curricula. Heroes emerge from a foreign culture. Anthropology, history and geography unfold with the telling of these captivating stories. Each chapter concludes with a Bible lesson and devotional thought. Families with children may choose to read the book together at the story hour. Adults may enjoy reading one chapter each day. Ever wondered if your involvement in world missions is worth the effort? This book provides an answer to this question you will never forget! Dr. Peter N. Nanfelt, former President of The Christian and Missionary Alliance Families, adult Bible classes, Christian schools and home-schoolers will find these stories life-changing. I know they changed mine. Mary Dallenbach-Teacher/Worship Leader at Vacaville Christian School, California ALICE GIBBONS, with her husband Don, worked with The Christian and Missionary Alliance among the tribal people of Papua, Indonesia for over 40 years. Her first book, The People Time Forgot, published by Moody Press, tells the full and almost unbelievable true story of the Damal people.
Category: Religion

After The World Ends Run Book 1

Author : Jamie Thornton
Genre : Fiction
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From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jamie Thornton. Same thrilling, character-driven, zombie apocalypse universe. Dessa has plans. She plans to stay out of trouble in the group home where she lives. She plans to work crazy hours at the grocery story to save for her own place. She plans to get her little brother back, soon, from his foster parents. But when a zombie apocalypse arrives, it wrecks all of Dessa’s plans. With the city falling into chaos, Dessa must use her street smarts to survive. Her only weapon against the zombies is a pillowcase of tuna cans. Her only allies are the other group home teens she doesn’t dare trust. And there’s only one plan left in the entire universe that matters. Find and save her brother before it’s too late. You’ll love this terrifying sci-fi plague apocalypse, because the best twists are the ones you never see coming. Get it now. Ebook on sale during preorder.
Category: Fiction

Where The World Ends

Author : Davide Cali
ISBN : 1616899379
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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An ordinary day turns into an extraordinary adventure for three friends lying in the grass watching the clouds pass by as Zip, Trik, and Flip set off to find where the world ends. The trio journeys across fantastical landscapes--a lakeside city on stilts, a mysterious and magical forest, a snowy mountaintop--with countless delightful details for young readers to discover. Along the way, they encounter helping hands and discouraging doubters, and each time they think they have reached the end of the world, it seems to move further away. The three friends maintain their spirit and determination, enjoying the journey as much as the destination before returning home again.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Where All Worlds End

Author : M. F. Erler
ISBN : 193733385X
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Martina's past and her depressions have come back to haunt her, even though she should be content to see her time-traveling daughter, Celestia, married to Laken Morris, a Time Portal Guardian. Instead she flees to The System, putting herself and all her family in jeopardy. Will they be able to get her back, despite the dangers they all face? Will Dain and his younger brother, Evin, two teens from present day Earth, be able to help--with their special GAP-crossing abilities?

The House At World S End

Author : Monica Dickens
ISBN : 9781448202768
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Carrie, Tom, Em and Michael Fielding are at the mercy of their rotten Uncle Rudolph after a fire leaves them homeless, with their mother in hospital and their father abroad at sea. Uncle Rudolph and his vain wife Val reluctantly take the children in, but soon let them live alone at World's End, their ramshackle house in the countryside, rather than look after them. So begins a life with no grown-ups where the Fielding children can adopt as many dogs, cats, monkeys and horses as they like. Free at last from interference from their relatives, they begin to fend for themselves, adding to their already sizeable collection of animals – rescuing them from the thoughtless cruelty of adults. The House at World's End is the first adventure in The World's End series.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Well At The World S End

Author : William Morris
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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This anthology is a thorough introduction to classic literature for those who have not yet experienced these literary masterworks. For those who have known and loved these works in the past, this is an invitation to reunite with old friends in a fresh new format. From Shakespeare's finesse to Oscar Wilde's wit, this unique collection brings together works as diverse and influential as The Pilgrim's Progress and Othello. As an anthology that invites readers to immerse themselves in the masterpieces of the literary giants, it is must-have addition to any library.
Category: Foreign Language Study

Where The Earth Ends

Author : John Harrison
ISBN : 9781908946126
Genre : Travel
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'My great grandfather and grandfather sailed the Horn, in steam and diesel, out of Liverpool. I was the first generation not to sail the Horn or fight a war. Instead, I would go to the end of the world, beyond Patagonia, to Tierra del Fuego. I would do more, I would see the Horn and find lost tribes. The child in me could go even further and sail the waters of Coleridge's albatross and enter the watercolours' blue horizons of my first novel, and sit on Robinson Crusoe's imaginary shore. I had imagined these places; they must exist. All I had to do was look for them.'
Category: Travel

Not Quite World S End

Author : John Simpson
ISBN : 9780230225633
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In Not Quite World's End, Simpson offers a lively and upbeat look at the challenges and the changes the world has gone through in his life and long career. In it, he looks at the world and takes the perhaps surprising view that it's actually not nor will be the end of the world. His vivid prose, his clear-sightedness and the wonderful anecdotes about the many strange people and places he has come across - from emperors to movie stars, from Chelsea to China - all add up to a richly satisfying read. And with his long experience and his remarkable ability to explain what's really going on out there, he offers us all a crumb of comfort in desperate times. 'He is a very fine journalist' Nelson Mandela 'Inspirational, anecdotal, humorous and chilling. Simpson's unbiased accounts are riveting' Bob Geldof
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Hard Boiled Wonderland And The End Of The World

Author : Haruki Murakami
ISBN : 9780307777690
Genre : Fiction
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Hyperkinetic and relentlessly inventive, Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World is Haruki Murakami’s deep dive into the very nature of consciousness. Across two parallel narratives, Murakami draws readers into a mind-bending universe in which Lauren Bacall, Bob Dylan, a split-brained data processor, a deranged scientist, his shockingly undemure granddaughter, and various thugs, librarians, and subterranean monsters collide to dazzling effect. What emerges is a novel that is at once hilariously funny and a deeply serious meditation on the nature and uses of the mind.
Category: Fiction

The World Of The End

Author : Ofir Touché Gafla
ISBN : 9781466803206
Genre : Fiction
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As an epilogist, Ben Mendelssohn appreciates an unexpected ending. But when that denouement is the untimely demise of his beloved wife, Ben is incapable of coping. Marian was more than his life partner; she was the fiber that held together all that he is. And Ben is willing to do anything, even enter the unknown beyond, if it means a chance to be with her again. One bullet to the brain later, Ben is in the Other World, where he discovers a vast and curiously secular existence utterly unlike anything he could have imagined: a realm of sprawling cities where the deceased of every age live an eternal second life, and where forests of family trees are tended by mysterious humans who never lived in the previous world. But Ben cannot find Marian. Desperate for a reunion, he enlists an unconventional afterlife investigator to track her down, little knowing that his search is entangled in events that continue to unfold in the world of the living. It is a search that confronts Ben with one heart-rending shock after another; with the best and worst of human nature; with the resilience and fragility of love; and with truths that will haunt him through eternity. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
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Til The World Ends

Author : Julie Kagawa
ISBN : 9781460303436
Genre : Fiction
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New York Times bestselling and critically acclaimed authors Julie Kagawa, Ann Aguirre and Karen Duvall imagine what it takes to survive in a world where everything you know—and love—is about to disappear…forever. Dawn of Eden by Julie Kagawa Before The Immortal Rules, there was Red Lung, a relentless virus determined to take out all in its path. For Kylie, the miracle of her survival is also her burden—as a doctor at one of the clinics for the infected, she is forced to witness endless suffering. What's worse, strange things are happening to the remains of the dead, and by the time she befriends Ben Archer, she's beginning to wonder if a global pandemic is the least of her problems…. Thistle & Thorne by Ann Aguirre After a catastrophic spill turns the country into a vast chemical wasteland, those who could afford it retreated to fortresses, self-contained communities run by powerful corporations. But for Mari Thistle, life on the outside—in the Red Zone—is a constant struggle. To protect her family, Mari teams up with the mysterious Thorne Goodman. Together, they'll face an evil plot in both the underworld of the Red Zone and the society inside the fortresses that could destroy those on the outside…for good. Sun Storm by Karen Duvall Sarah Daggot has been chasing storms since she was a child. But after the biggest solar flares in history nearly destroy the planet, she becomes a Kinetic, endowed by her exposure to extreme radiation with the power to sense coming storms—in the cosmos and beyond. And she's not the only one. Sarah believes the Kinetics are destined to join forces and halt the final onslaught of the sun. She'll vow to keep trying to convince the one missing link in their chain of defense, the enigmatic Ian Matthews, up until the world ends.
Category: Fiction

World S End

Author : Will Elliott
ISBN : 9780857381545
Genre : Fiction
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Loyalty comes at a price . . . Vous has ascended to godhood and Eric and Aziel return to the castle to defeat the Arch Mage. The sky dragons offer Eric a throne, and objects of great power - but what do they want in return? Meanwhile, at World's End, the haiyens have made contact. They say they have come to help, but is it possible they have another agenda? The climax of the Pendulum Trilogy, a visionary work of imaginative fantasy from one of genre fiction's most exciting new voices.
Category: Fiction