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By Jerome K. Jerome

While J. the narrator, George, Harris and Montmorency the puppy trigger on their hilarious misadventures, they could rarely expect the concerns that lie forward with tow-ropes, unreliable weather-forecasts, imaginary health problems, butter pats and tins of pineapple chunks. Denounced as vulgar by way of the literary institution, Three males in a Boat however stuck the spirit of the days. the growth of schooling and the rise in workplace staff created a brand new mass readership, and Jerome's ebook used to be particularly well known one of the 'clerking sessions' who longed to be 'free from that fretful haste, that vehement striving, that's on a daily basis turning into an increasing number of the bane of nineteenth-century life.'

So renowned did it turn out that Jerome reunited his heroes for a bicycle journey of Germany. regardless of a few sharp, and with hindsight, prophetic observations of the rustic, Three males at the Bummel describes an both picaresque trip restricted in basic terms 'by the need of having again inside a given time to the purpose from which one started'.

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By Nancy Naigle, Kelsey Browning


Honey, those will not be your momma's grannies...

When Lillian summer time Fairview's husband up and dies on her, it leaves the final dwelling member of the main prestigious relatives in summer season Shoals, Georgia, in a sizzling mess. whereas Lil used to be busy being a formal Southern woman, Harlan squandered dang close to the total family members fortune on lottery tickets. to maintain her monetary skeletons within the closet and provides him an honest burial, Lil made a deal that has now landed her in prison.

Desperate to maintain her problems a mystery and the kin property from falling down whereas she can pay her debt to society, Lil entrusts summer time Haven's care to her ally, Maggie, who recruits extra over-fifty women to dwell at summer time Haven and aid continue it afloat.

But while Maggie discovers that Lil's restitution is ten occasions the quantity she "borrowed" from the government, she's confident Lil has taken the autumn for somebody else's crime. And those gals will use each trick of their little-old-lady baggage to turn out it.

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By Donald E. Westlake

It all started with a hoop. an inexpensive ring. The yellow steel stated brass, no longer gold, and the sparkly bits have been under no circumstances diamonds. however the ring belonged to May's horseplaying uncle, who swore it introduced reliable success. Dortmunder, who would not kick a bit solid good fortune up and doing, places it to the try while he is going to burglarize manhattan billionaire Max Fairbanks. As good fortune could have it, Dortmunder is greeted via Fairbanks himself - and a loaded gun - once he strolls during the door. while the police officers arrive, the multi-millionaire provides insult to harm by means of claiming that Dortmunder's fortunate ring is basically his. giant mistake, giant man. once Dortmunder may give the law enforcement officials the slip, the world's such a lot single-minded burglar is going after the fats cat with a vengeance and a staff of crooks that purely he can gather. And from the get move every little thing will cross Dortmunder's approach - every little thing, that's, other than the hoop.

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By Sue Margolis

From the writer who introduced you Spin Cycle and Neurotica comes a hilarious new novel approximately falling in love, hating your activity, and getting what you will have out of life---without ever mussing your lipstick!

When it involves males, good looks columnist Rebecca high-quality continually appears to be like at the scruffy finish of the mascara wand. yet all that adjustments the morning she meets Max Stoddart, her new colleague on the Daily Vanguard. together with his upscale swimsuit, Hugh supply hair, and obscenely attractive attractiveness, he’s a unmarried woman’s dream come actual. eventually, her grandmother can cease browsing the internet for eligible Jewish men. yet is Max the trap of the decade---or only a significant babe magnet?

Meanwhile, Rebecca’s outdated highschool nemesis has resurfaced, a former blond bombshell known as Lipstick who's now engaged to Rebecca’s widowed dad. And it’s goodbye to articles on toe cleavage whilst a sizzling tip sweeps Rebecca to the guts of the Paris cosmetics global, the place a miracle anti-wrinkle cream is ready to be introduced. that's, until eventually she blows the whistle on a scandal which may set the wonder business---and the way forward for international peace---reeling. Will Rebecca win the recognition---not to say the Pulitzer---she yearns for...and get the guy of her desires? remain tuned.

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By Dale Seslick

Nervous approximately what to do within the occasion of the lifeless emerging from their graves and attempting to ruin humanity? fear not more! With the aid of a number of movies and Wikipedia, Dr Dale has compiled this conscientiously researched A-Z record of every little thing you want to find out about zombies: easy methods to understand them, find out how to struggle them or even the way to classify them. He can resolution your whole burning questions together with: § How can a sheep support shield me opposed to the undead? § what's going to the reaction of the Women’s Institute be to an assault? § What’s the main invaluable sort of dance to grasp within the occasion of the apocalypse? From the easiest type of garments to put on to the main applicable soundtrack for a zombie apocalypse, this can be the final word consultant to getting ready for and surviving the go back of the undead. complete a reimbursement warrantly provided if you happen to die in a zombie apocalypse inside of 30 days of purchase!!!

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Download E-books The Secret Dreamworld of a Shopaholic PDF

By Sophie Kinsella

Meet Rebecca Bloomwood. She's a journalist. She spends her operating lifestyles telling others how you can deal with their funds. She spends her relaxation time Retail treatment is the reply to all her difficulties. She is aware she should still cease, yet she cannot. She attempts decreasing, she attempts making more cash. yet neither turns out to paintings. The tales she concocts turn into increasingly more terrific as she attempts to untangle her more and more dire monetary problems. Her simply convenience is to shop for herself whatever - somewhat whatever. Can Becky ever get away from this dream global, locate real love, and regain using her swap card? the key Dreamworld of a Shopaholic...the excellent decide me up for whilst it is all placing within the (bank) stability.

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Download E-books Fluke: Or, I Know Why the Winged Whale Sings (Today Show Book Club #25) PDF

By Christopher Moore

Just why do humpback whales sing? that is the query that has marine behavioral biologist Nate Quinn and his group poking, charting, recording, and photographing very substantial, rainy, grey marine mammals. till the extreme day while a whale lifts its tail into the air to exhibit a cryptic message spelled out in foot-high letters: chunk me.

Trouble is, Nate's starting to wonder whether he hasn't spent somewhat an excessive amount of time within the sunlight. 'Cause nobody else on his staff observed something -- now not his longtime companion, Clay Demodocus; now not their saucy younger learn assistant; no longer even the spliff-puffing white-boy Rastaman Kona (né Preston Applebaum). yet later, while a roll of movie returns from the lab lacking the the most important tail shot -- and his learn facility is trashed -- Nate realizes anything very fishy certainly goes on.

By turns witty, irreverent, attention-grabbing, complicated, and extraordinary, Fluke is Christopher Moore at his outrageous best.

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By William Boyd

Within the small African republic of Kinjanja, British diplomat Morgan Leafy bumbles seriously via his activity. His love of ladies, his fondness for drink, and his loathing for the rustic end up ambitious hindrances on his street to any form of luck. but if he turns into an operative in Operation Kingpin and is charged with tracking front runner in Kinjanja’s nationwide elections, Morgan senses a chance to accomplish genuine expert attractiveness and, extra importantly, reassignment.

After he reveals himself being blackmailed, clinically determined with a venereal disorder, making an attempt bribery, and confounded with a lifeless physique, Morgan realizes that little or no goes in keeping with plan.

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