The Kings of Cool (Savages #1)

Ein bisschen Scarface, ein bisschen Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - die ganz Großen. Don Winslow wandert während der 349 Seiten, die man als Leser im Drogenmilieu der sonnigen Küste Südkaliforniens verbringt, auf einem schmalen Grad entlang und schwankt dabei mächtig, sodass ein Mix aus white trash-Weisheit und verblendeter Drogenextase herauskommt. "Nein, findet Chon, das Problem mit Politikern ist nicht, dass sie auf Droge sind, sondern dass sie's nicht sind. Dabei gibt es jetzt so gute MittelEin bisschen Scarface, ein bisschen Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - die ganz Großen.

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Cracking the SAT Biology E/M by The Princeton Review - Excerpt

  Cracking the S A T * Bi ol ogy E/MSubject Test 2009–20 1 0 Editio n Judene Wright, M. S. , M. A. Ed. PrincetonReview. com  Random House , Inc. New Y ork   The Princeton Review, Inc. 2315 BroadwayNew York, NY 10024E-mail: editorialsupport@review. com Copyright © 2009, by The Princeton Review , Inc. All rights reserved under International and Pan-American Copyright Conventions. Published in theUnited States by Random House, Inc. , New York,and simultaneously in Canada by Random House ofCanada Limited, To ronto.

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The Ice Twins

‘You keep saying she’s dead but she comes back to play with me, she was here, she was at school, she plays with me, she is my sister, it doesn’t matter if she’s dead, she’s still here, still here, I’m here, we are here – why do you keep saying we’re dead, when we’re not we’re not we’re not. ’ This was a fantastically atmospheric book about mistaken twin identities, fraught with tension. I absolutely loved the depiction of a family broken apart by grief, and the portrait of a marriage simmering w ‘You keep saying she’s dead but she comes back to play with me, she was here, she was at school, she plays with me, she is my sister, it doesn’t matter if she’s dead, she’s still here, still here, I’m here, we are here – why do you keep saying we’re dead, when we’re not we’re not we’re not.

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The Emmaus Code

Finding Jesus—in the Old TestamentTo many Christians, the Old Testament is daunting. The stories are familiar enough, the poetry is beautiful, but the size, scope, and sometimes seemingly bewildering collection of archaic laws, history, and genealogies of the Old Testament can make it seem outdated and to a large degree irrelevant. But according to #1 New York Times bestselling author David Limbaugh, the Old Testament is brimming with stunning insights into the life, deeds, and message of Jesus Christ. The encounter between the risen Jesus and two travelers on the road to Emmaus, Limbaugh argues, is the key that unlocks the mysteries of the Old Testament, showing that its entire purpose is to herald the coming of our Savior.

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Max (Maximum Ride, #5)

Ergh. This book SUCKS. It's not as bad as the fourth one, but it's still really crappy. There is no plot. There are just a bunch of random subplots that are stupid, full of holes, and that have nothing to do with each other. There's just all these action scenes that have absolutely no point whatsoever. They're not even done well. This book is basically a soap opera - a really badly done one with an attempt at action. Lol. The ending was really stupid. It was really abrupt and sudden. Max just rescErgh. This book SUCKS. It's not as bad as the fourth one, but it's still really crappy.

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Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)

SPOILERS AHEAD!!What. the. f***. Words can't begin to express my disappointment. I bought Mockingjay the first day it came out and I was preparing myself for a truly epic novel, one worthy of its predecessors. I loved The Hunger Games; it was fast-paced, thrilling, suspenseful. Catching Fire wasn't as good but it was still enjoyable (I was majorly impressed by the game arena). I wasn't let down by Catching Fire though; I figured it was just a transition novel, build-up to what would undoubtedlySPOILERS AHEAD!!What. the. f***. Words can't begin to express my disappointment.

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Danny the Champion of the World

I got this book in 1988, when I was eight or nine years old, and it was a dear favourite of mine. The story of Danny and his fantastic dad, and their life in the old gypsy caravan by the petrol pumps and garage - it was at once a whole new other world, and something very near and dear to me. Danny is raised by his dad, a mechanic and Danny's hero. They live in a colourful wooden caravan under a large apple tree, serving petrol and fixing cars. Danny's father teaches him all about cars and how toI got this book in 1988, when I was eight or nine years old, and it was a dear favourite of mine.

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The Outcast

I came to read this book mostly due to a review on Goodreads, a negative review, that made the book sound atrocious. I liked the review, but as a couple of years went by I couldn't quite get it out of my head, and my curiosity - was it really as bad as all that? - prodded me to buy it when I saw it at my favourite second-hand bookshop. And the short answer is No, I don't think it's as bad as the other reviewer found it to be, and isn't that part of the joy and the complexity of reading? What's t I came to read this book mostly due to a review on Goodreads, a negative review, that made the book sound atrocious.

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Long Lankin (Long Lankin, #1)

Originally reviewed on The Book SmugglersSays mylord to mylady as he mounted his horse,“Beware of Long Lankin that lives in the moss. ”Says mylord to mylady as he went on his way,“Beware of Long Lankin that lives in the hay. ”“See the doors are all bolted, see the windows all pinned,And leave not a crack for a mouse to creep in. ”Oh, the doors were all bolted, oh, the windows were pinned,But at a small peep in the window Long Lankin crept in. August, 1958. Cora and her toddler sister Mimi leave theOriginally reviewed on The Book SmugglersSays mylord to mylady as he mounted his horse,“Beware of Long Lankin that lives in the moss.

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River God (Ancient Egypt, #1)

The mist clears, the clouds roll out and the fog lifts, looking down, the Nile appears. Its blue waters, dominate the desert land, like a Lion, over a savanna. And the hot sun, is always shining, bringing excruciating heat, which not even the Egyptians can tolerate too long. The scene, ancient Egypt, the life giving river flows leisurely by, going north. But no human knows where it begins, in the south, if it does have an end there. The eunuch slave, Taita, loves Lostris, daughter of the evil Gr The mist clears, the clouds roll out and the fog lifts, looking down, the Nile appears.

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