Running the Amazon

By Joe Kane

The voyage started within the lunar terrain of the Peruvian Andes, the place coca leaf is the single treatment opposed to altitude disorder. It persisted down rapids so fierce they can swallow a raft in a cut up moment. It ended six months and 4,200 miles later, the place the Amazon runs lightly into the Atlantic. Joe Kane's own account of the 1st excursion to shuttle everything of the world's longest river is a riveting experience within the culture of Joseph Conrad, full of death-defying encounters: with narco-traffickers and Sendero Luminoso guerrillas and nature at its such a lot unforgiving. no longer least of all, working the Amazon exhibits a polyglot staff of urbanized tourists confronting their wilder selves -- their worry and egotism, selflessness and braveness.

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By Joe Kane

The voyage started within the lunar terrain of the Peruvian Andes, the place coca leaf is the single treatment opposed to altitude disorder. It persisted down rapids so fierce they can swallow a raft in a cut up moment. It ended six months and 4,200 miles later, the place the Amazon runs lightly into the Atlantic. Joe Kane's own account of the 1st excursion to shuttle everything of the world's longest river is a riveting experience within the culture of Joseph Conrad, full of death-defying encounters: with narco-traffickers and Sendero Luminoso guerrillas and nature at its such a lot unforgiving. no longer least of all, working the Amazon exhibits a polyglot staff of urbanized tourists confronting their wilder selves -- their worry and egotism, selflessness and braveness.

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Skybreaker

By Kenneth Oppel

A mythical ghost send. a huge treasure. A death-defying experience.

Forty years in the past, the airship Hyperion vanished with untold riches in its carry. Now, observed by means of heiress Kate de Vries and a mysterious gypsy, Matt Cruse is decided to get well the send and its treasures. yet 20,000 ft above the Earth's floor, pursued by means of those that have hunted the Hyperion on the grounds that its disappearance, and surrounded by means of lethal high-altitude lifestyles kinds, Matt and his partners quickly locate themselves combating not just for the Hyperion—but for his or her very lives.

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By Kenneth Oppel

A mythical ghost send. a huge treasure. A death-defying experience.

Forty years in the past, the airship Hyperion vanished with untold riches in its carry. Now, observed by means of heiress Kate de Vries and a mysterious gypsy, Matt Cruse is decided to get well the send and its treasures. yet 20,000 ft above the Earth's floor, pursued by means of those that have hunted the Hyperion on the grounds that its disappearance, and surrounded by means of lethal high-altitude lifestyles kinds, Matt and his partners quickly locate themselves combating not just for the Hyperion—but for his or her very lives.

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The Young Elites

By Marie Lu

An explosive new sequence from New York Times bestselling writer of the Legend trilogy, Marie Lu  
 
Darth Vader, Voldemort, Maleficent. Witness the increase of a brand new villain.

Adelina Amouteru is a survivor of the blood fever. A decade in the past, the lethal affliction swept via her country. lots of the contaminated perished, whereas the various little ones who survived have been left with unusual markings. Adelina’s black hair grew to become silver, her lashes went light, and now she has just a jagged scar the place her left eye as soon as used to be. Her merciless father believes she is a malfetto, an abomination, ruining their family’s solid identify and status within the approach in their fortune. yet a number of the fever’s survivors are rumored to own greater than simply scars—they are believed to have mysterious and strong presents, and notwithstanding their identities stay mystery, they've got grow to be known as the younger Elites.

Teren Santoro works for the king. As chief of the Inquisition Axis, it really is his task to find the younger Elites, to ruin them sooner than they spoil the country. He believes the younger Elites to be risky and vengeful, yet it’s Teren who could own the darkest mystery of all.

Enzo Valenciano is a member of the Dagger Society. This mystery sect of younger Elites seeks out others like them earlier than the Inquisition Axis can. but if the Daggers locate Adelina, they notice anyone with powers like they’ve by no means seen.
Adelina desires to think Enzo is on her part, and that Teren is the genuine enemy. however the lives of those 3 will collide in unforeseen methods, as each one fights a truly diversified and private conflict. yet of 1 factor they're all yes: Adelina has skills that shouldn’t belong during this global. A vengeful blackness in her center. And a wish to wreck all who dare to move her.
 
It is my flip to take advantage of. My flip to hurt.

Books within the series:

The younger Elites (The First publication of The younger Elites)
The Rose Society (The moment ebook of The younger Elites)

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By Marie Lu

An explosive new sequence from New York Times bestselling writer of the Legend trilogy, Marie Lu  
 
Darth Vader, Voldemort, Maleficent. Witness the increase of a brand new villain.

Adelina Amouteru is a survivor of the blood fever. A decade in the past, the lethal affliction swept via her country. lots of the contaminated perished, whereas the various little ones who survived have been left with unusual markings. Adelina’s black hair grew to become silver, her lashes went light, and now she has just a jagged scar the place her left eye as soon as used to be. Her merciless father believes she is a malfetto, an abomination, ruining their family’s solid identify and status within the approach in their fortune. yet a number of the fever’s survivors are rumored to own greater than simply scars—they are believed to have mysterious and strong presents, and notwithstanding their identities stay mystery, they've got grow to be known as the younger Elites.

Teren Santoro works for the king. As chief of the Inquisition Axis, it really is his task to find the younger Elites, to ruin them sooner than they spoil the country. He believes the younger Elites to be risky and vengeful, yet it’s Teren who could own the darkest mystery of all.

Enzo Valenciano is a member of the Dagger Society. This mystery sect of younger Elites seeks out others like them earlier than the Inquisition Axis can. but if the Daggers locate Adelina, they notice anyone with powers like they’ve by no means seen.
Adelina desires to think Enzo is on her part, and that Teren is the genuine enemy. however the lives of those 3 will collide in unforeseen methods, as each one fights a truly diversified and private conflict. yet of 1 factor they're all yes: Adelina has skills that shouldn’t belong during this global. A vengeful blackness in her center. And a wish to wreck all who dare to move her.
 
It is my flip to take advantage of. My flip to hurt.

Books within the series:

The younger Elites (The First publication of The younger Elites)
The Rose Society (The moment ebook of The younger Elites)

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Eternity (Infinity Ring)

By Matt de la Peña

From the publishers of Spirit Animals and The 39 Clues and the brain of James Dashner, no 1 New York Times bestselling writer of The Maze Runner.

Action, humor, and actual historical past collide within the Infinity Ring series!

Dak Smyth and Sera Froste are heroes. They fastened the good Breaks in heritage, atmosphere the area on its right direction finally. Or did they? unusual issues are occurring within the current, and all of it issues to extra hassle long ago. however the time tourists do not know why the SQ is so drawn to a chinese language alchemist, the trial of Galileo, or a stargazing Russian puppy. With the clock ticking and no Hystorians to aid them, this time Dak and Sera will not be capable of repair what has been broken...

BONUS! subscribe to the journey -- and event key moments in heritage -- within the epic on-line Infinity Ring video game. every one ebook within the sequence unlocks an entire new quest.
scholastic.com/infinityring.

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By Matt de la Peña

From the publishers of Spirit Animals and The 39 Clues and the brain of James Dashner, no 1 New York Times bestselling writer of The Maze Runner.

Action, humor, and actual historical past collide within the Infinity Ring series!

Dak Smyth and Sera Froste are heroes. They fastened the good Breaks in heritage, atmosphere the area on its right direction finally. Or did they? unusual issues are occurring within the current, and all of it issues to extra hassle long ago. however the time tourists do not know why the SQ is so drawn to a chinese language alchemist, the trial of Galileo, or a stargazing Russian puppy. With the clock ticking and no Hystorians to aid them, this time Dak and Sera will not be capable of repair what has been broken...

BONUS! subscribe to the journey -- and event key moments in heritage -- within the epic on-line Infinity Ring video game. every one ebook within the sequence unlocks an entire new quest.
scholastic.com/infinityring.

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The Martian

By Andy Weir

Six days in the past, astronaut Mark Watney grew to become one of many first humans to stroll on Mars.

Now, he is convinced he will be the 1st individual to die there.

After a mud hurricane approximately kills him and forces his workforce to evacuate whereas pondering him lifeless, Mark reveals himself stranded and entirely on my own without option to even sign Earth that he’s alive—and whether he might get observe out, his provides will be long gone lengthy sooner than a rescue may well arrive.

Chances are, even though, he would not have time to starve to loss of life. The broken equipment, unforgiving setting, or plain-old "human mistakes" are more likely to kill him first.

But Mark isn't really able to quit but. Drawing on his ingenuity, his engineering skills—and a constant, dogged refusal to quit—he steadfastly confronts one doubtless insurmountable concern after the following. Will his resourcefulness be adequate to beat the most unlikely odds opposed to him?

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By Andy Weir

Six days in the past, astronaut Mark Watney grew to become one of many first humans to stroll on Mars.

Now, he is convinced he will be the 1st individual to die there.

After a mud hurricane approximately kills him and forces his workforce to evacuate whereas pondering him lifeless, Mark reveals himself stranded and entirely on my own without option to even sign Earth that he’s alive—and whether he might get observe out, his provides will be long gone lengthy sooner than a rescue may well arrive.

Chances are, even though, he would not have time to starve to loss of life. The broken equipment, unforgiving setting, or plain-old "human mistakes" are more likely to kill him first.

But Mark isn't really able to quit but. Drawing on his ingenuity, his engineering skills—and a constant, dogged refusal to quit—he steadfastly confronts one doubtless insurmountable concern after the following. Will his resourcefulness be adequate to beat the most unlikely odds opposed to him?

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Spellsinger #01

By Alan Dean Foster

Snatched via a portal right into a land of magic, a tender musician needs to use a mysterious, multistring duar to rescue the area into which he has fallen sooner than he can go back to his own

Jonathan Thomas Meriweather is a regular collage scholar, attracted to ladies, tune, and an occasional style of reefer. but if a trip via an interdimensional portal lands him in a global of speaking animals and ominous sorcery, he reveals he's on a truly various journey certainly. right here, while he performs a wierd device referred to as a duar, strange issues occur: robust magic which may be the single solution to cease a gloomy strength that threatens his new world—and his previous one. Reluctantly, he reveals himself teaming up with a semi-senile turtle wizard; a thieving, backstabbing otter; and a bewildered Marxist dragon to rally a military for the conflict approximately to come.
Spellsinger, the 1st in Alan Dean Foster’s eight-book Spellsinger sequence, introduces a global of magic and mayhem, the place animals are humans and plunging forward it doesn't matter what the results could be the purely technique to survive.

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By Alan Dean Foster

Snatched via a portal right into a land of magic, a tender musician needs to use a mysterious, multistring duar to rescue the area into which he has fallen sooner than he can go back to his own

Jonathan Thomas Meriweather is a regular collage scholar, attracted to ladies, tune, and an occasional style of reefer. but if a trip via an interdimensional portal lands him in a global of speaking animals and ominous sorcery, he reveals he's on a truly various journey certainly. right here, while he performs a wierd device referred to as a duar, strange issues occur: robust magic which may be the single solution to cease a gloomy strength that threatens his new world—and his previous one. Reluctantly, he reveals himself teaming up with a semi-senile turtle wizard; a thieving, backstabbing otter; and a bewildered Marxist dragon to rally a military for the conflict approximately to come.
Spellsinger, the 1st in Alan Dean Foster’s eight-book Spellsinger sequence, introduces a global of magic and mayhem, the place animals are humans and plunging forward it doesn't matter what the results could be the purely technique to survive.

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Havana Storm (Dirk Pitt)

By Clive Cussler, Dirk Cussler

Dirk Pitt returns, within the exciting new novel from the grand grasp of experience and number 1 New York occasions bestselling author.

While investigating a poisonous outbreak within the Caribbean Sea which may eventually threaten the U.S., Pitt unwittingly turns into occupied with whatever much more dangerous—a post-Castro energy fight for keep an eye on of Cuba. in the meantime, Pitt’s young ones, marine engineer Dirk and oceanographer summer time, are on an research in their personal, chasing an Aztec stone that could demonstrate the whereabouts of an enormous treasure.

The stone was once supposedly destroyed at the battleship Maine in Havana Harbor in 1898, which brings them either to Cuba as well—and squarely into harm’s means. the 3 of them were in determined occasions before…but maybe by no means fairly as dire because the one dealing with them now.
 

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By Clive Cussler, Dirk Cussler

Dirk Pitt returns, within the exciting new novel from the grand grasp of experience and number 1 New York occasions bestselling author.

While investigating a poisonous outbreak within the Caribbean Sea which may eventually threaten the U.S., Pitt unwittingly turns into occupied with whatever much more dangerous—a post-Castro energy fight for keep an eye on of Cuba. in the meantime, Pitt’s young ones, marine engineer Dirk and oceanographer summer time, are on an research in their personal, chasing an Aztec stone that could demonstrate the whereabouts of an enormous treasure.

The stone was once supposedly destroyed at the battleship Maine in Havana Harbor in 1898, which brings them either to Cuba as well—and squarely into harm’s means. the 3 of them were in determined occasions before…but maybe by no means fairly as dire because the one dealing with them now.
 

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Komarr (Miles Vorkosigan Adventures)

By Lois McMaster Bujold

Komarr can be a backyard - with one thousand extra years paintings. Or an uninhabitable wilderness, if the terraforming fails. Now the sunlight replicate important to the terraforming of the conquered planet has been shattered via a boat hurtling off track. The Emperor of Barrayar sends his most recent Imperial Auditor, Lord Miles Vorkosigan, to determine why. the alternative isn't really a favored one on Komarr, the place a betrayal a new release ahead of soaking wet the identify of Vorkosigan in blood. within the political and actual claustrophobia of the domed towns, are the Komarrans surrounding Miles dependable topics, strength hostages, blameless sufferers, or rebels bidding for revenge? Lies inside of lies, treachery inside treachery - Miles is stuck in a race opposed to time to forestall a plot which could exile him from Barrayar perpetually. His burning desire lies in an unforeseen best friend, one with wounds as deep and honor as beleaguered as his personal.

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By Lois McMaster Bujold

Komarr can be a backyard - with one thousand extra years paintings. Or an uninhabitable wilderness, if the terraforming fails. Now the sunlight replicate important to the terraforming of the conquered planet has been shattered via a boat hurtling off track. The Emperor of Barrayar sends his most recent Imperial Auditor, Lord Miles Vorkosigan, to determine why. the alternative isn't really a favored one on Komarr, the place a betrayal a new release ahead of soaking wet the identify of Vorkosigan in blood. within the political and actual claustrophobia of the domed towns, are the Komarrans surrounding Miles dependable topics, strength hostages, blameless sufferers, or rebels bidding for revenge? Lies inside of lies, treachery inside treachery - Miles is stuck in a race opposed to time to forestall a plot which could exile him from Barrayar perpetually. His burning desire lies in an unforeseen best friend, one with wounds as deep and honor as beleaguered as his personal.

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Day of the Predator (TimeRiders, Book 2)

By Alex Scarrow

Liam O'Connor must have died at sea in 1912. Maddy Carter must have died on a aircraft in 2010. Sal Vikram must have died in a hearth in 2029. yet all 3 were given a moment likelihood - to paintings for an company that nobody understands exists. Its objective - to avoid time trip destroying background . . . whilst Maddy mistakenly opens a time window the place and while she shouldn't have, Liam is marooned sixty-five million years in the past within the searching floor of a dangerous - and formerly - undiscovered species of predator. Can Liam make touch with Maddy and Sal ahead of he's torn to items by way of dinosaurs - and with out endangering background a lot that the realm is overtaken by means of a terrifying new truth?

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By Alex Scarrow

Liam O'Connor must have died at sea in 1912. Maddy Carter must have died on a aircraft in 2010. Sal Vikram must have died in a hearth in 2029. yet all 3 were given a moment likelihood - to paintings for an company that nobody understands exists. Its objective - to avoid time trip destroying background . . . whilst Maddy mistakenly opens a time window the place and while she shouldn't have, Liam is marooned sixty-five million years in the past within the searching floor of a dangerous - and formerly - undiscovered species of predator. Can Liam make touch with Maddy and Sal ahead of he's torn to items by way of dinosaurs - and with out endangering background a lot that the realm is overtaken by means of a terrifying new truth?

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The Mongoliad: Book Three (The Mongoliad Cycle)

By Neal Stephenson, Erik Bear, Greg Bear, Joseph Brassey, Cooper Moo

An untested staff of Shield-Brethren initiates stand ahead of the sprawling Mongol military in a bloody circus of sadistic violence, whereas a hardened corporation in their best roam the desolate desolate tract of the Mongol empire, wrapping their useless in blood-soaked soil and suffering to discover the energy to struggle while they mourn. The warrior-monks, either within the East and the West, sharpen their swords for a last battle.

The Khan of Khans has to be slain if Christendom is to survive.

A sweeping old interpretation of the conflict for Europe opposed to the invading Mongols and their ruthless Khan, The Mongoliad: booklet Three brings the epic adventures of the Shield-Brethren to a brutal and exciting conclusion.

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By Neal Stephenson, Erik Bear, Greg Bear, Joseph Brassey, Cooper Moo

An untested staff of Shield-Brethren initiates stand ahead of the sprawling Mongol military in a bloody circus of sadistic violence, whereas a hardened corporation in their best roam the desolate desolate tract of the Mongol empire, wrapping their useless in blood-soaked soil and suffering to discover the energy to struggle while they mourn. The warrior-monks, either within the East and the West, sharpen their swords for a last battle.

The Khan of Khans has to be slain if Christendom is to survive.

A sweeping old interpretation of the conflict for Europe opposed to the invading Mongols and their ruthless Khan, The Mongoliad: booklet Three brings the epic adventures of the Shield-Brethren to a brutal and exciting conclusion.

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