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After Life – Matthew Culberson

Michael Black knows. He has the answer to the unanswerable. There have been theories, entire religions built to answer this very question. But now Michael Black has the answer. He’s living the dead life, and doing everything he can to survive. He’s no angel, and he’s certainly not a saint. Tasked with being a level one facilitator, Michael learns that being dead is just as much of a struggle as it was to be alive.    Read More >

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A Decent Ride – Irvine Welsh

Irvine Welsh returns to Edinburgh, the home of Trainspotting and so many of his novels since, with a new novel featuring one of his most iconic and beloved characters—’Juice’ Terry Lawson—that’s thick on the Scottish brogue, heavy on the filth and masterful in its comedic timing. A Decent Ride sees Irvine Welsh back in Edinburgh, this time with one of his most compelling and popular characters front and center: the rampaging force of nature that is ‘Juice’ Terry Lawson, first seen in Glue. Juice is ...    Read More >

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Welcome to the Universe – Neil deGrasse Tyson

Welcome to the Universe is a personal guided tour of the cosmos by three of today’s leading astrophysicists. Inspired by the enormously popular introductory astronomy course that Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michael A. Strauss, and J. Richard Gott taught together at Princeton, this book covers it all—from planets, stars, and galaxies to black holes, wormholes, and time travel. Describing the latest discoveries in astrophysics, the informative and entertaining narrative propels you from our home solar system to the outermost frontiers of space. How do stars live ...    Read More >

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The Dance of the Jester – Koos Verkaik

Suddenly, at the end of the twenty-first century, the world changes. The tycoons rule and name themselves kings. The times are rife with extravagance and decadence, extreme power and richness. The world is one big party. And there is chaos! No one seems to wonder how this all came to be. No one seems to wonder what is actually happening. No one seems to care about anything anymore. Except for some odd outsiders. One of them is Oscar Man, the illegitimate son of tycoon Otto ...    Read More >

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Alexandria Rising – Mark Wallace Maguire

His grandfather left him with one task. Destroy a map that had been kept hidden for centuries. He could never imagine the journey it would lead him on and the secrets he would discover. This action adventure novel has a perfect balance of serious suspense and wry humor, that ties in themes of history and culture, balanced with mystery and romantic tension. While its content is unique, author Mark Wallace Maguire’s style and storytelling has been compared to Robert Ludlum, Tom Clancy and Dan Brown    Read More >

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Born a Crime – Trevor Noah

The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime story of one man’s coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed. Trevor Noah’s unlikely path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show began with a criminal act: his birth. Trevor was born to a white Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother at a time when such a union was punishable by five years in prison. Living proof of his parents’ indiscretion, Trevor was kept mostly indoors ...    Read More >