It is only been a 12 months because the Elric brothers set out on their trip to discover the elusive Philosopher's Stone. yet much has occurred in that couple of minutes. For something, Edward has turn into an professional kingdom Alchemist. And, as such, he frequently unearths himself within the thick of 1 risky scenario after one other. Now, sidelined with a fever in a distant village, Edward is without notice reunited with a formative years good friend. even supposing he is turn into a necessary member of his country's army association, Edward can not help feeling a pang of jealousy. whereas he and his brother's destiny is inexorably certain to fresh life-altering occasions, his pal is busy learning to develop into a physician and making his desires come precise. by surprise, Edward begins wondering the aim of his lifestyles. tales from the youth of Edward and Alphonse Elric--not noticeable in both the manga or anime! additionally contains the heartwarming tale, "Roy's Holiday," that includes Colonel Mustang and Lieutenant Colonel Hughes.
By Marina Myles
"Dynamic and sensual, paranormal readers will gobble up this attractive read." --Donna provide, New York instances bestselling writer of Midnight's Warrior
"Beauty and the Wolf is a deliciously darkish retelling of the vintage story that may make you fall in love far and wide again." --Erin Quinn, writer of The 5 Deaths of Roxanne Love
A Union Of Curses
Isabella Farrington's marriage was once hasty. For all her new husband's riches, Lord Draven Winthrop is whispered approximately, kept away from, and feared. but Isabella is attracted to Draven's darkish beauty, his energy, the attraction he can activate as simply as she will be able to blink. The impoverished daughter of an Egyptologist, she is aware there are rumors approximately her, too, and the amulet she wears. not anything greater than superstitious babble...
But whilst Isabella returns to Draven's distant coastal manor, she senses there's something extra at paintings within the grim gardens of Thorncliff Towers than superstition. Draven is passionate and seductive, yet he has a brutal, out of control part too, and a historical past of secrets and techniques. To dwell in peace she needs to notice the explanations in the back of a gypsy curse and a mother's scorn. specially while she learns Draven believes his candy younger bride is doomed to a destiny even darker than his own...
By Jess Bentley
Some cherries are too candy to not pop...
The Chi Ro Pi Cherry Pies make me consider like i eventually have a house again.
But after they ship me to their Sorority 'Bake Sale' in a skimpy halter-top,
I discover the cherry pie they're promoting is... my virginity.
Up on that level, i am extra susceptible than ever.
Until he is taking me in his great, robust arms.
I are looking to remain there forever... if he will allow me.
I cannot wait to teach him simply how thankful I am.
Save me, Daddy!
Virginity auctions usually are not my factor, but if i locate the Chi Ro Pis maintaining one in my building?
I'm sincerely too previous for those women. Ex-military. manner too difficult for faculty kids.
But then she steps on level. tender, gentle, beautiful.
Practically trembling in worry. misplaced. Bewildered.
She really suggestion the Cherry Pie public sale will be promoting baked goods!
Even as she quivers in worry, my cock is stiffening.
I are looking to defend her. i need to possess her.
So I take her, telling myself i am her hero.
But who'll shield her from me?
Full-length novel. Standalone, no cliffhanger. HEA assured. For a restricted time, store Me, Daddy comprises bonus fabric: Bossy, a Virgin CEO Romance, and Rory vs. Rockstar. store Me, Daddy ends at nearly 31%.
By Kieran Shields
Every person thinks Will Warden is loopy to think an outdated picture, a rusted key, and a rune stone can by some means end up his father continues to be alive. And the thirteen-year-old is commencing to imagine each person may well simply be correct. After his father vanishes in a mysterious explosion, Will travels to a beach orphanage the place a sequence of unusual clues lead him to a superbly preserved Viking send buried within the dunes. With competing mystery societies and a treasure-mad dwarf in pursuit, he re-traces a thousand-year-old Viking path around the North Atlantic. As he assembles the misplaced items of a mythical compass, Will’s global blurs among fact and fable. He can slightly think his unusual adventures, full of characters stolen from the pages of Norse mythology. yet he has to think all of it, as the compass could lead on him to his father … or it could actually release the gate to Niflheim and unharness the lethal forces of the icy Norse underworld. So, yeah, there’s that to fret approximately. With a mixture of experience, delusion, and humor, THE ASGARD SOCIETY follows Will’s trip as he discovers believing in whatever most unlikely, and in himself, could be adequate to avoid wasting his global.
Gabriel Tauhou, the chief of the silver dragons, can’t take his eyes of might Northcott—not even if may perhaps, who has the original expertise of having the ability to conceal within the shadows, has slipped from every person else’s sights.
could, even if, has little time for Gabriel—not while she’s hiding from the Otherworld legislation, removing a blackmailer, and attempting to stay away from a demon lord’s calls for. yet her skill to resist Gabriel’s hearth marks her as his mate, and he has no purpose of letting her disappear into the darkness she turns out to prefer.
Then could is ordered to thieve one in every of Gabriel’s treasures—an immensely very important relic of all dragonkin—and he needs to make a decision which to guard: his love or his dragons.
By Francesca Lia Block
Where are the kisses?
Weetzie Bat puzzled. while her courting with undercover agent Lover guy turns chilly, the forty-year-old post-punk pixie packs up, jumps into her mint-green '65 Thunderbird, and leaves to take shelter in L.A.'s enchanted crimson Hotel—with its blue-skinned receptionist, invisible cleansing girl, seductive faun, and sushi-eating mermaid who supplies Weetzie the 1st kiss that units the wheel of self-discovery spinning head over heels in movement. notwithstanding she faces a few very grownup difficulties, something remains to be attainable in Weetzie's world—angels, magic . . . even precise love.
When i used to be but a really younger lady I threw my middle away. Ever considering that then i've got lived heartless, or nearly heartless, the way in which people imagine all Fey live.
Among the towering bushes of magical Avalon, the place people dare now not tread, lives Niviene, daughter of the girl of the Lake. Her humans, the Fey, are folks of the wooden and steer clear of the violence and greed of guy. however the strife of King Arthur's realm threatens even the peace of Avalon. And whereas Merlin the mage has been education Niviene as his apprentice, he now wishes her aid to thwart the chaos devouring Camelot. Niviene's distinct skills needs to support retailer a nation and realize the treachery of fellows and the great thing about love...
"The tale glows...a legendary tapestry that's immediately thoroughly recognizable but totally fresh..."
"Like The Mists of Avalon, the Arthurian legend from a woman's aspect of view."
"Readers might be enchanted...the characters and strands of the well-known legend are skillfully woven jointly here."
-School Library Journal
"Take heed: the feminist probabilities of the Arthurian mythical cycle weren't exhausted by way of Marion Zimmer Bradley's bestselling The Mists of Avalon... A riveting solid read."
What readers are saying:
"A quite exact examine the legend of King Arthur."
"An beautiful addition to Arthurian literature."
"The writing is lyrical; the plot twists are unique. Great!"
By Gene Wolfe
Fresh from the monastery, the previous beginner reveals himself inexplicably transported again to the Golden Age of Piracy, the place an unforeseen new lifestyles awaits him. at the start, he resists becoming a member of the infamous Brethren of the Coast, yet he quickly embraces the lifetime of a buccaneer, whilst he succumbs to the seductive charms of a pretty and enigmatic senorita. because the captain of his personal quick send, which can or is probably not cursed, he plunders the West Indies looking for Spanish gold. From Tortuga to Port Royal, from the stormy waters of the Caribbean to steamy tropical jungles, Captain Chris reveals chance, ardour, event, and treachery as he hoists the black flag and units sail for the Spanish mainland.
Where he'll eventually come to port basically God understands . . . .
Pirate Freedom is a charming new masterpiece by means of the award-winning writer of The Wizard Knight and Soldier of Sidon.
By Cynthia Hand
New York instances Bestseller * Publishers Weekly Best younger grownup publication of 2016 * Bustle most sensible younger grownup booklet of 2016 * YALSA 2017 top Fiction for younger Adults
This comical, fantastical, romantical, New York instances bestselling, (not) totally actual tale of woman Jane gray is “an uproarious historic myth that’s to not be neglected” (Publishers Weekly, starred review). In My woman Jane, coauthors Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows have created a exceptional YA delusion within the culture of The Princess Bride, that includes a reluctant king, a good extra reluctant queen, a noble steed, and just a passing resemblance to genuine history—because occasionally background wishes a bit help.
At 16, girl Jane gray is set to be married off to a stranger and stuck up in a conspiracy to rob her cousin, King Edward, of his throne. yet these trifling difficulties aren’t for Jane to fret about. Jane gets to be Queen of England.
Like that may pass wrong.
By Terry Pratchett
'Neighbours... hah. People'd reside for a while facet by means of part, nodding at each other amicably on their solution to paintings, after which a few trivial factor might take place and a person will be having a backyard fork faraway from their ear.'
And whilst the neighbours in query are the proud empires of Klatch and Ankh-Morpork, these are going to be a few lovely huge backyard instruments certainly. in fact, no-one could dream of beginning a struggle with out a completely solid reason…such as a 'strategic' piece of outdated rock in the midst of nowhere. it truly is finally each citizen's correct to undergo fingers to guard what they give thought to to be their very own. whether it is not. or even in the event that they don’t have a lot within the means of exact weaponry. As armies march, Commander Vimes of Ankh-Morpork urban Watch faces disagreeable foes who're out to get him... and that is simply the folks on his facet. The enemy could be even worse.
Discworld is going to conflict, with armies of sardines, warriors, fishermen, squid and at the least one very camp follower.