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Keyword by title : "Happy Doomsday A Novel"

• Author :_David Sosnowski
• Pages :_ sheets
• ISBN-10 :_9781503901308
• ISBN-13 :_1503901300

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• Description : The end of the world is the weirdest time to come of age. Welcome to the end of the world. One minute, people are going about their lives, and the next--not. In the wake of the inexplicable purge, only a handful of young misfits remains. When it all went down, "Wizard of Odd" Dev Brinkman was seeking shelter from the taunts of his classmates. Goth girl Lucy Abernathy had lost her best friend and had no clue where to turn. And Twinkie-loving quarterback "Marcus" Haddad was learning why you never discuss politics and religion in polite company--or online. As if life when you're sixteen isn't confusing enough, throw in the challenges of postapocalyptic subsistence, a case of survivor's guilt turned up to seven billion, and the small task of rebuilding humankind... No one said doomsday would be a breeze. But for Dev, Lucy, and Marcus, the greatest hope--and greatest threat--will come when they find each other. [...] by Publisher : '47north'

• Author :_Connie Willis
• Pages :_576 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_0575131101
• ISBN-13 :_9780575131101

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• Description : For Kivrin Engle, preparing an on-site study of one of the deadliest eras in humanity's history was as simple as receiving inoculations against the diseases of the fourteenth century and inventing an alibi for a woman traveling alone. For her instructors in the twenty-first century, it meant painstaking calculations and careful monitoring of the rendezvous location where Kivrin would be received. But a crisis strangely linking past and future strands Kivrin in a bygone age as her fellows try desperately to rescue her. In a time of superstition and fear, Kivrin - barely of age herself - finds she has become an unlikely angel of hope during one of history's darkest hours. Winner of the Hugo Award 1993 Winner of the Nebula Award 1993 "A tour de force" - New York Times Book Review "Ambitious, finely detailed and compulsivly readable" - Locus "It is a book that feels fundamentally true; it is a book to live in" - Washington Post [...] by Publisher : 'Hachette UK'

• Author :_David Sosnowski
• Pages :_295 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_
• ISBN-13 :_UOM:39015038528181

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• Description : As a virus stalks America that causes its victims to sprout wings, Alexander "Zander" Wiles has great difficulty coping with the situation, until he meets angel therapist and author Cassie O'Connor, who helps him face his new world and teaches him how to fly. A first novel. 25,000 first printing. [...] by Publisher : 'Villard Books'


2004-08-04 | Fiction

• Author :_David Sosnowski
• Pages :_352 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_0743270851
• ISBN-13 :_9780743270854

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• Description : Martin Kowalski is an eighty-year-old man stuck in a twenty-year-old body. He works the graveyard shift. He has a poster of Bela Lugosi on his wall and a box of uneaten Count Chocula in his pantry. He drinks stem-cell-derived blood from cleverly packaged and marketed juice boxes. He is, in short, a vampire. But since his wildly successful scheme to turn as many mortals as possible into vampires -- "vamp" them rather than kill them -- resulted in a new immortal majority, Marty finds little of interest to fill his countless days. From the deeply imaginative mind of David Sosnowski -- who gave us the critically acclaimed junkie-angel classic Rapture -- bursts this neo-vampire novel studded with pint-size vampires known as "screamers" (children who were vamped and are none too happy about it); priest vampires who helped convert their flock into lifetime members of the Church; stripper vampires who lap-danced their way into customers' veins; and one very small, very outspoken human girl. When Marty decides to end his endless life of soul-crushing ennui -- call it vampire affluenza -- a three-foot blond obstacle is thrown in his path: Isuzu Trooper Cassidy, a refugee from a human hunting preserve. At first he thinks "midnight snack," but before the sun comes up, Isuzu is the one snacking on his prized cereal collection as she charms him into staying undead long enough to raise her in a world rife with danger and almost entirely populated by vampires yearning for the taste of real human blood. The critics applauded David Sosnowski when Rapture was published, saying he "staked out a patch of turf somewhere between Franz Kafka and Douglas Adams." Now with Vamped, Sosnowski takes on a time-honored genre and breathes new life into it by turning Martin Kowalski's vampire world upside down and telling his story with rich, masterful, and frequently hilarious prose. [...] by Publisher : 'Simon and Schuster'

• Author :_H. C. Darby
• Pages :_432 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_9780521310260
• ISBN-13 :_0521310261

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• Description : Domesday Book is the most famous English public record, and it is probably the most remarkable statistical document in the history of Europe. It calls itself merely a descriptio and it acquired its name in the following century because its authority seemed comparable to that of the Book by which one day all will be judged (Revelation 20:12). It is not surprising that so many scholars have felt its fascination, and have discussed again and again what it says about economic, social and legal matters. But it also tells us much about the countryside of the eleventh century, and the present volume is the seventh of a series concerned with this geographical information. As the final volume, it seeks to sum up the main features of the Domesday geography of England as a whole, and to reconstruct, as far as the materials allow, the scene which King William's clerks saw as they made their great inquest. [...] by Publisher : 'Cambridge University Press'

• Author :_Lori Handeland
• Pages :_352 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_9780312949198
• ISBN-13 :_0312949197

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• Description : Finding her beloved foster mother Ruth brutally murdered in her kitchen, psychic Liz Phoenix begins to experience terrifying visions of horrific creatures, dreams that may be linked to her former lover, Jimmy Sanducci, who reveals to her the truth about a supernatural war that has raged since the dawn of time and of her role as a warrior in that battle. Original. [...] by Publisher : 'Macmillan'

• Author :_Sidney Sheldon
• Pages :_448 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_0007385633
• ISBN-13 :_9780007385638

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• Description : OPERATION DOOMSDAY... ACTIVATE... [...] by Publisher : 'HarperCollins UK'

• Author :_Michael Lewis
• Pages :_320 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_0393353168
• ISBN-13 :_9780393353167

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• Description : The #1 New York Times bestseller—Now a Major Motion Picture from Paramount Pictures From the author of The Blind Side and Moneyball, The Big Short tells the story of four outsiders in the world of high-finance who predict the credit and housing bubble collapse before anyone else. The film adaptation by Adam McKay (Anchorman I and II, The Other Guys) features Academy Award® winners Christian Bale, Brad Pitt, Melissa Leo and Marisa Tomei; Academy Award® nominees Steve Carell and Ryan Gosling. When the crash of the U.S. stock market became public knowledge in the fall of 2008, it was already old news. The real crash, the silent crash, had taken place over the previous year, in bizarre feeder markets where the sun doesn’t shine and the SEC doesn’t dare, or bother, to tread. Who understood the risk inherent in the assumption of ever-rising real estate prices, a risk compounded daily by the creation of those arcane, artificial securities loosely based on piles of doubtful mortgages? In this fitting sequel to Liar’s Poker, Michael Lewis answers that question in a narrative brimming with indignation and dark humor. [...] by Publisher : 'W. W. Norton & Company'

• Author :_Tsana Dolichva, Holly Kench
• Pages :_ sheets
• ISBN-10 :_1922101427
• ISBN-13 :_9781922101426

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• Description : Teens form an all-girl band in the face of an impending comet. A woman faces giant spiders to collect silk and protect her family. New friends take their radio show on the road in search of plague survivors. A man seeks love in a fading world. How would you survive the apocalypse? Defying Doomsday is an anthology of apocalypse fiction featuring disabled and chronically ill protagonists, proving it’s not always the “fittest” who survive – it’s the most tenacious, stubborn, enduring and innovative characters who have the best chance of adapting when everything is lost. In stories of fear, hope and survival, this anthology gives new perspectives on the end of the world, from authors Corinne Duyvis, Janet Edwards, Seanan McGuire, Tansy Rayner Roberts, Stephanie Gunn, Elinor Caiman Sands, Rivqa Rafael, Bogi Takács, John Chu, Maree Kimberley, Octavia Cade, Lauren E Mitchell, Thoraiya Dyer, Samantha Rich, and K L Evangelista. [...] by Publisher : 'Twelfth Planet Press'

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