Juliette can kill with a single touch--will she be able to wield her power for good, or will it turn her into the monster she´s always feared she truly is? The first four books in the New York Times bestselling series are now available in a paperback box s
It began as rumors. Whispers at dinner parties. Warnings about bad dates with a Canadian celebrity. Then, seemingly out of nowhere, superstar CBC broadcaster Jian Ghomeshi revealed his interest in ´´rough sex´´ in a long Facebook post, and a scandal of unprecedented scale descended on the radio host. What the public did not know was that months before Ghomeshi´s emotional post, Canadaland podcaster Jesse Brown and Toronto Star journalist Kevin Donovan were quietly pursuing serious allegations against him. In Secret Life, Donovan takes us inside the Star´s investigation. Step by step, he explores the story as only he can: the media frenzy, his own personal and professional doubts, the women who came forward with stories about an alleged dark side of a national idol, and Ghomeshi´s ignominious firing and dramatic criminal trial. Taking us behind the scenes, Donovan sheds light on the journalistic process and the complexity of gathering information about a highly sensitive matter from named and confidential sources, including those women who feared it was their word against a beloved public figure´s. Secret Life is a thought-provoking account of the landmark Ghomeshi exposé that sparked a nation-wide discussion on sexual assault, the cult of celebrity, and the politics of power and gender in the workplace. Cover design by Julie Scriver from the trade paperback edition of Secret Life: The Jian Ghomeshi Investigation. Cover illustration inspired by a photo by Peter Bregg/Stringer (Getty Images). Reproduced by permission of Goose Lane Editions. 1. Language: English. Narrator: David Marantz. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/029016/bk_adbl_029016_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A boxed set (three trade paperbacks) of the internationally celebrated speculative fiction trilogy from one of the most visionary authors of our time, Margaret Atwood. Across three stunning novels-Oryx and Crake, The Year of the Flood, and Maddaddam-the best-selling, Booker Prize-winning novelist projects us into a near future that is both all too familiar and beyond our imagining. In Oryx and Crake, a man struggles to survive in a world where he may be the last human. In search of answers, he embarks on a journey through the lush wilderness that was so recently a great city, until powerful corporations took mankind on an uncontrolled genetic engineering ride. In The Year of the Flood the long-feared waterless flood has occurred, altering Earth as we know it and obliterating most human life. And in Maddaddam a small group of survivors band together with the Children of Crake: the gentle, bioengineered quasi-human species who will inherit this new earth. Set in a darkly plausible future shaped by plagues, floods, and genetic engineering, these three novels take us from the end of the world to a brave new beginning. Thrilling, moving, and a triumph of imagination, the Maddaddam Trilogy confirms the ultimate endurance of humanity, community, and love.
First time in paperback--a bestselling phenomenon described by ´´Locus´´ as ´´a big colorful novel full of real-world conspiracy and virtual reality wonders, with characters worth caring about´´. After receiving a cryptic message that supposedly contains the key to surviving in the virtual reality network known as ´´Otherland´´, Orlando Gardner and his companions attempt to save a kidnapped member of their group. Third book in New York Times-bestselling author Tad Williams´s cyberpunk fantasy series ? ´´Tad Williams is the brightest and best of the fantasists.´´ ?Neil Gaiman, author of American Gods ´´The Grail Brotherhood has built the most powerful, sophisticated simulation network imaginable. At the same time, they have manipulated ad injured the minds of thousands of children.´´ This proclamation from the mysterious Mr. Sellars confirmed what Renie Sulaweyo had feared to be true when she first broke into the Otherland network in a desperate search for the cause of her brother Stephen´s deathlike coma. Now Renie, the Bushman !Xabbu, and their companions find themselves navigating a treacherous and ever-changing course?from a strangely unfinished land, ro a seemingly endless labyrinthine House?pursuing a sociopathic killer who has stolen one of their group. To Renie´s despair she is no closer to uncovering the secrets which could help save Stephen´s life, and now it appears that something may be very wrong with the Otherland network itself. As Paul Jonas, Orlando, Renie and the rest strive to reach Priam´s Walls, in the heart of Troy, they know that their quest is running perilously short of time. For the Grail Brotherhood has finally set the date for the Ceremony when they will make their bid for the immortality, and thereby seal the fate of Earth´s children forever. But before Renie and her allies can hope to stop the Brotherhood, they must first solve the mysteries of Otherland itself, and confront its darkest secret?an enitity known only at the Other.