Download or read book Beyond the End of the World the Other Side of the Sky 2 written by Amie Kaufman and published by . This book was released on 2022-01-18 with total page 464 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Compelling and magnetic, this much-anticipated sequel to New York Times bestselling authors Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner's The Other Side of the Sky has something for every reader: a star-crossed love full of tantalising longing, unique and immersive new worlds to explore, and nonstop thrills that escalate into an unforgettably electric conclusion.
Download or read book Beyond the End of the World written by Amie Kaufman and published by HarperTeen. This book was released on 2022-01-18 with total page 432 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Perfect for fans of Brandon Sanderson and Laini Taylor, this much-anticipated sequel to New York Times bestselling authors Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner's The Other Side of the Sky is a thrilling race against time--with a tantalizing star-crossed love and an electric conclusion. Time to find a way between worlds. Time to find each other again. Time to do the impossible. Above, in the cloudlands, Nimh has no memory of her past, only an aching, undying certainty that she has left something--someone--behind. But while she struggles to recall her identity, an imposter wields her name with deadly purpose. Below, on the surface, North looks to the sky, desperate to join the person he loves and return to his world. But with only a traitor willing to help him, and others clamoring for him to take Nimh's place, his home seems more unreachable than ever. Tragedy looms as the cloudland engines falter and mist rains terror on the surface, and in their desperation to reunite and save their people, Nimh and North face one ultimate question: can they defy their love and their destiny to save their homes? Or will the spark between them ignite their worlds, and consume them all together? Praise for The Other Side of the Sky: Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner prove they are two living goddesses of writing, creating two compelling worlds with high stakes and gripping emotions. --Sarah Rees Brennan, New York Times bestselling author of the Demons Lexicon trilogy and the Lynburn Legacy series "A vivid and compulsive thriller set in a beautiful, perilous world of myths and treachery. You won't want to put it down." --Laini Taylor, New York Times bestselling author of the Daughter of Smoke and Bone series "I was left breathless by the book's twists and turns, and was unprepared for the ending--it blew me away. Stop everything and read it!" --C. S. Pacat, bestselling author of Dark Rise "A book that absolutely shimmers with beauty." --Buzzfeed
Download or read book The Other Side of the Sky written by Amie Kaufman and published by HarperTeen. This book was released on 2021-10-26 with total page 496 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner prove they are two living goddesses of writing, creating two compelling worlds with high stakes and gripping emotions." --Sarah Rees Brennan, New York Times bestselling author of the Demon's Lexicon trilogy and the Lynburn Legacy series New York Times bestselling author duo Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner have crafted a gripping tale of magic and logic, fate and choice, and a deadly love. Perfect for fans of Laini Taylor and Brandon Sanderson. Prince North's home is in the sky, in a gleaming city held aloft by intricate engines, powered by technology. Nimh is the living goddess of her people on the Surface, responsible for providing answers, direction--hope. North's and Nimh's lives are entwined--though their hearts can never be. Linked by a terrifying prophecy and caught between duty and fate, they must choose between saving their people or succumbing to the bond that is forbidden between them.
Download or read book Philosophy for Darker Times written by Noel Boulting and published by Ethics International Press. This book was released on 2022-05-30 with total page 201 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This important new study examines the work of Simone Weil; French mystic, social philosopher, and activist in the French Resistance in the Second World War. Weil’s posthumously published works had a major influence on French and English social thought. Philosophy for Darker Times relates Weil’s insights to specific significant issues in our own time.
Download or read book A Companion to Science Fiction written by David Seed and published by John Wiley & Sons. This book was released on 2008-04-15 with total page 612 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A Companion to Science Fiction assembles essays by aninternational range of scholars which discuss the contexts, themesand methods used by science fiction writers. This Companion conveys the scale and variety of sciencefiction. Shows how science fiction has been used as a means of debatingcultural issues. Essays by an international range of scholars discuss thecontexts, themes and methods used by science fiction writers. Addresses general topics, such as the history and origins ofthe genre, its engagement with science and gender, and nationalvariations of science fiction around the English-speakingworld. Maps out connections between science fiction, television, thecinema, virtual reality technology, and other aspects of theculture. Includes a section focusing on major figures, such as H.G.Wells, Arthur C. Clarke, and Ursula Le Guin. Offers close readings of particular novels, from MaryShelley’s Frankenstein to Margaret Atwood’sThe Handmaid’s Tale.
Download or read book Being Scioto Hopewell Ritual Drama and Personhood in Cross Cultural Perspective written by Christopher Carr and published by Springer Nature. This book was released on 2022-01-05 with total page 1564 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book, in two volumes, breathes fresh air empirically, methodologically, and theoretically into understanding the rich ceremonial lives, the philosophical-religious knowledge, and the impressive material feats and labor organization that distinguish Hopewell Indians of central Ohio and neighboring regions during the first centuries CE. The first volume defines cross-culturally, for the first time, the “ritual drama” as a genre of social performance. It reconstructs and compares parts of 14 such dramas that Hopewellian and other Woodland-period peoples performed in their ceremonial centers to help the soul-like essences of their deceased make the journey to an afterlife. The second volume builds and critiques ten formal cross-cultural models of “personhood” and the “self” and infers the nature of Scioto Hopewell people’s ontology. Two facets of their ontology are found to have been instrumental in their creating the intercommunity alliances and cooperation and gathering the labor required to construct their huge, multicommunity ceremonial centers: a relational, collective concept of the self defined by the ethical quality of the relationships one has with other beings, and a concept of multiple soul-like essences that compose a human being and can be harnessed strategically to create familial-like ethical bonds of cooperation among individuals and communities. The archaeological reconstructions of Hopewellian ritual dramas and concepts of personhood and the self, and of Hopewell people’s strategic uses of these, are informed by three large surveys of historic Woodland and Plains Indians’ narratives, ideas, and rites about journeys to afterlives, the creatures who inhabit the cosmos, and the nature and functions of soul-like essences, coupled with rich contextual archaeological and bioarchaeological-taphonomic analyses. The bioarchaeological-taphonomic method of l’anthropologie de terrain, new to North American archaeology, is introduced and applied. In all, the research in this book vitalizes a vision of an anthropology committed to native logic and motivation and skeptical of the imposition of Western world views and categories onto native peoples.
Download or read book Between Nostalgia and Apocalypse written by Daniel B. Sharp and published by Wesleyan University Press. This book was released on 2014-11-04 with total page 192 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Between Nostalgia and Apocalypse is a close-to-the-ground account of musicians and dancers from Arcoverde, Pernambuco—a small city in the northeastern Brazilian backlands. The book’s focus on samba de coco families, marked as bearers of tradition, and the band Cordel do Fogo Encantado, marketed as pop iconoclasts, offers a revealing portrait of performers engaged in new forms of cultural preservation during a post-dictatorship period of democratization and neoliberal reform. Daniel B. Sharp explores how festivals, museums, television, and tourism steep musicians’ performances in national-cultural nostalgia, which both provides musicians and dancers with opportunities for cultural entrepreneurship and hinders their efforts to be recognized as part of the Brazilian here-and-now. The book charts how Afro-Brazilian samba de coco became an unlikely emblem in an interior where European and indigenous mixture predominates. It also chronicles how Cordel do Fogo Encantado—drawing upon the sounds of samba de coco, ecstatic Afro-Brazilian religious music, and heavy metal—sought to make folklore dangerous by embodying an apocalyptic register often associated with northeastern Brazil. Publication of this book was supported by AMS 75 PAYS Endowment of the American Musicological Society, funded in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Download or read book Regression and Apocalypse written by Sherrill Grace and published by . This book was released on 1989 with total page 374 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Expressionism continues to fascinate scholars, and in fact has recently passed through yet another revival. From its roots in German history, aesthetics, painting, theatre, and literature, it has spread to become an international phenomenon. In this analysis of Expressionist writing by Canadian and American authors, Sherrill Grace adds important new dimension to our understanding of the works of a number of playwrights and novelists. Working from a set of topoi and structural paradigms, Grace discusses selected examples of expressionistic texts by Eugene O'Neill, Herman Voaden, Malcolm Lowry, Ralph Ellison, Djuna Barnes, and Sheila Watson. Each of these writers was demonstrably conversatn with and influenced by German Expressionism in one or more media; taken together they suggest an alternative modernism to that of Joyce, Woolf, or Stein, and a common articulation of problems in stylistics, genre and form, and thematics. Grace concludes by relating the expressionism of these modernists to the 'neo-expressionism' of postmodernist art, pointing out a number of contemporary painters and writers who exploit the legacy of Expressionism in new ways.
Download or read book Webster s New World Dictionary written by Webster's New World and published by Simon and Schuster. This book was released on 1995 with total page 708 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Now with a new clean, modern look to appeal to teenagers and adults alike, this bestselling reference guide is packed with accessible entries, stunning illustrations, a pronunciation key on the inside back cover, and much more to meet all your reference needs! Reissue.
Download or read book International Relations in the Ancient Near East written by M. Liverani and published by Springer. This book was released on 2001-10-25 with total page 241 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The ancient civilizations of the Near East - Egypt, Assyria, Babylonia, the Hittites and Canaanites - constituted the first formalized international relations system in world history. Holy wars, peace treaties, border regulations, trade relations and the extradition of refugees were problems for contemporary ambassadors and diplomats as they are today. Mario Liverani reconstructs the procedures of international relations in the period c.1600-1100BC using historical semiotics, communication theory and economic and political anthropology.
Download or read book The Other Side of Color written by David C. Driskell and published by Pomegranate. This book was released on 2001 with total page 252 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This volume presents selections from the highly-respected Cosby collection of African American art. Their introductions elaborate on their strong belief that African American families should themselves seek to preserve their cultural history and not rely on the mainstream. They also provide interesting background about how they began their collection and what owning the art has meant to them. The essay by Driskell (curator, author, and scholar) places each artist within the context of his or her era from the late 1700s to the present, and explores the historical, biographical, social, and political background of each period. Also contains biographies of the artists. Beautifully illustrated with 91 color plates and several other illustrations. Oversize: 10.25x13.25". Annotation copyrighted by Book News Inc., Portland, OR
Download or read book Webster s New World Dictionary written by Michael Agnes and published by Simon and Schuster. This book was released on 2003-07 with total page 771 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Over 60,000 entries -- covering business, computer, and scientific terms; colloquial, idiomatic, and current slang expressions; and more. Updated and revised biographical and geographical database -- with more than 2,000 new entries. Simple alphabetical listing for all entries -- including prefixes and suffixes, abbreviations, foreign words and phrases, and biographical and geographical names. Concise, easy-to-understand definitions -- many revised to reflect the latest research on usage and meaning. Precise and comprehensive pronunciation key -- designed for quick, convenient reference. Updated page design and layout -- modern, clear type appeals to the eye and makes for an easier-to-read reference tool. Complete A-to-Z preparation by the permanent lexicographical staff at Webster's New World" College Dictionary -- the word pros who prepared the acclaimed Fourth College Edition.
Download or read book The Pocket Webster School Office Dictionary written by Pocket Books and published by Simon and Schuster. This book was released on 1990 with total page 900 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The indispensable guide for everyone who needs to know the right word, in the right place, at the right time... For easy reference, every word included in this dictionary receives a separate entry and indication of its pronunciation. The pronunciations are recorded in the simplest key consistent with accurate transcription. The definitions are written in a clear, simple style and individual parts of speech are clearly distinguished. Slang words are designated (Slang), and words of foreign origin that are not yet fully naturalized in English are marked with the language of origin. In addition, The Pocket Webster School & Office Dictionary contains an up-to-date gazetteer, a perpetual calendar, and other lists and tables on a variety of subjects, making this book a valuable volume of general information. Book jacket.
Download or read book NieR Automata World Guide Volume 2 written by Square Enix and published by Dark Horse Comics. This book was released on 2020-12-15 with total page 308 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Over 300 full-color pages collected into a hardcover volume that explores the secrets and strategies of Square Enix's NieR:Automata! Revisit the characters, combat, and environment that enchanted players with stunning action and profound adventure from video game director Yoko Taro. Discover the intricacies of Submergence City, learn more about the characters and enemies with the Data Library, and master the Androids' arsenal! Also featuring concept art and commentary, this second volume of the NieR:Automata World Guide is a must have item for fans of the game! Dark Horse Books and Square Enix come together again to present this adaptation of the original Japanese volume, officially offered in English for the first time!
Download or read book Ancients of Days written by Paul McAuley and published by Hachette UK. This book was released on 2014-05-29 with total page 320 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: On an artificial world created and seeded with ten thousand bloodlines by the long-vanished Preservers, young Yama's ancestry is unique, for he appears to be the last remaining scion of the Builders, closest of all races to the worshipped architects of Confluence. And on a day near the end of the world, Yama must finally acknowledge the power he neither anticipated nor desires. In the dust of many crumbling bureaucracies, Yama searches for an identity and a history - awed and fearful of his ever-growing capacity to awaken the terrible machines of destruction that his world's absent gods left slumbering. To the common folk - the unshaped and aboriginal - he is the fulfillment of age-old prophecies. To the functionaries of the Department of Indigenous Affairs, he is a weapon to be molded and used in the bloody civil war raging at the planet's midpoint - a seemingly endless battle that pits those who revere the Preservers' laws against the dangerous Heretics who would obliterate all antiquated values and codes of conduct. But there are still others who have taken notice of Yama as he pursues the hidden secrets of his past. Intelligent powers older than the Builders - as old, perhaps, as the Preservers themselves - are pursuing Yama in turn. And they will stop at nothing to control his present-and, as a result, the future of everything that lives-in anticipation of the ultimate triumph of the Ancients of Days.
Download or read book New International Dictionary written by and published by . This book was released on 1920 with total page 3052 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: