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  • Adam Christopher

    The Empire State is the other New YorkIt’s a parallel-universe, Prohibition-era world of mooks and shamuses that is the twisted magic mirror to our bustling Big Apple. It’s a city where sinister characters lurk around every corner while the great superheroes who once kept the streets safe have fallen into deadly rivalries and feuds. Not that its colourful residents know anything about the real New York…until detective Rad Bradley makes a discovery that will change the lives of all its inhabitants.Playing on the classic Gotham conventions of the Batman comics and HBO’s Boardwalk Empire, debut author Adam Christopher has spun a smart and fast-paced superhero-noir...read more

  • Adam Christopher

    Brought to you by Penguin. Chief Jim Hopper reveals long-awaited secrets to Eleven about his old life as a police detective in New York City, confronting his past before the events of the hit show Stranger Things. Christmas, Hawkins, 1984. All Chief Jim Hopper wants is to enjoy a quiet first Christmas with Eleven, but his adopted daughter has other plans. Over Hopper's protests, she pulls a cardboard box marked "New York" out of the basement-and the tough questions begin. Why did Hopper leave Hawkins all those years ago? What does "Vietnam" mean? And why has he never talked about New York? Although he'd rather face a horde of demogorgons than talk about his own past, Hopper knows...read more

  • Adam Christopher

    Brought to you by Penguin. Luke Skywalker and Lando Calrissian return in this essential novel set between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens. The Empire is dead. Nearly two decades on from the Battle of Endor, the tattered remnants of Palpatine's forces have fled to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. But for the heroes of the New Republic, danger and loss are ever-present companions, even in this newly forged era of peace. Jedi Master Luke Skywalker is haunted by visions of the dark side, foretelling an ominous secret growing somewhere in the depths of space, on a dead world called Exegol. The disturbance in the Force is undeniable...and Luke's worst fears are confirmed when...read more

  • Adam Christopher

    It was just another Tuesday morning when she walked into the office--young, as I suspected they all might be, another dark brunette with some assistance and enough eye black to match up to Cleopatra. And who am I? I'm Ray, the world's last robot, famed and feared in equal measure, which suits me just fine--after all, the last place you'd expect to find Hollywood's best hit man is in the plain light of day. Raymond Electromatic is good at his job, as good as he ever was at being a true Private Investigator, the lone employee of the Electromatic Detective Agency--except for Ada, office gal and super-computer, the constant voice in Ray's inner ear. Ray might have taken up a new line of...read more

  • Adam Christopher

    Tony Prosdocimi lives in the bustling Metropolis of San Ventura—a city gripped in fear, a city under siege by the hooded supervillain, The Cowl. When Tony develops super-powers and acts to take down The Cowl, however, he finds that the local superhero team Seven Wonders aren’t as grateful as he assumed they’d...read more

  • Adam Christopher

    The Empire State is dying. The Fissure connecting the pocket universe to New York has vanished, plunging the city into a deep freeze and the populace are demanding a return to Prohibition and rationing as energy supplies dwindle.Meanwhile, in 1954 New York, the political dynamic has changed and Nimrod finds his department subsumed by a new group, Atoms For Peace, led by the mysterious Evelyn McHale.As Rad uncovers a new threat to his city, Atoms For Peace prepare their army for a transdimensional invasion. Their goal: total conquest—or destruction—of the Empire...read more

  • Adam Christopher

    When Ted Hall's birthday dinner in San Francisco's famous Chinatown ends with an explosion, the fire department blames a gas leak, but when Ted finds strange, personalised messages from the restaurant's fortune cookies scattered around his apartment, his suspicions are aroused, particularly as his somnambulant travels appear to coincide with murders by the notorious Hang Wire Killer.Meanwhile, the circus has come to town, but the Celtic dancers are taking their pagan act a little too seriously and the manager of the Olde Worlde Funfair has started talking to his vintage machines. And while the new acrobat is wowing the crowds, his frequent absences are causing tension among the...read more

  • Adam Christopher

    Chief Jim Hopper reveals long-awaited secrets to Eleven about his old life as a police detective in New York City, confronting his past before the events of the hit show Stranger Things.     Christmas, Hawkins, 1984. All Chief Jim Hopper wants is to enjoy a quiet first Christmas with Eleven, but his adopted daughter has other plans. Over Hopper’s protests, she pulls a cardboard box marked “New York” out of the basement—and the tough questions begin. Why did Hopper leave Hawkins all those years ago? What does “Vietnam” mean? And why has he never talked about New York? Although he’d rather face a horde of demogorgons than talk...read more

  • Adam Christopher

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Luke Skywalker and Lando Calrissian return in this essential novel set between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens. The Empire is dead. Nearly two decades after the Battle of Endor, the tattered remnants of Palpatine’s forces have fled to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. But for the heroes of the New Republic, danger and loss are ever-present companions, even in this newly forged era of peace. Jedi Master Luke Skywalker is haunted by visions of the dark side, foretelling an ominous secret growing somewhere in the depths of space, on a dead world called Exegol. The disturbance in the Force is undeniable . . . and Luke’s worst fears...read more

  • Eoin Colfer

    Funny Business, the first volume in Jon Scieszka's Guys Read Library of Great Reading, features ten short stories guaranteed to delight, amuse, and possibly make you spit your milk in your friend's face. There's something for everyone in this collection of short stories from some of the funniest writers around. This hilarious, offbeat first installment in the Guys Read Library is 100% grade-A humor, guaranteed to have kids of all ages asking for more. Authors include Mac Barnett, Eoin Colfer, Christopher Paul Curtis, Kate DiCamillo & Jon Scieszka, Paul Feig, Jack Gantos, Jeff Kinney, David Lubar, Adam Rex, and David Yoo, with illustrations by Adam...read more

  • Adam Smith

    Familiarize-se com os filósofos mais importantes do século XVIII através de uma cuidadosa selecção de 500 citações, introduzindo as suas principais ideias e delineando com clareza a estrutura do seu trabalho. Descubra novos aspectos ou aprofunde-se nos pensamentos de Adam Smith, Denis Diderot, Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, Nicolas de Chamfort, Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, para expandir a sua mente e conhecimento sobre a nossa...read more

  • Adam Smith

    Familiarícese con los filósofos más importantes del siglo XVIII a través de una cuidadosa selección de 500 citas que introducen sus principales ideas y delinean la estructura de su trabajo con claridad. Descubra nuevos aspectos o profundice en los pensamientos de Adam Smith, Denis Diderot, Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, Nicolas de Chamfort, Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, para expandir su mente y conocimiento sobre nuestra...read more

  • Adam Smith

    Familiarize-se com os escritores mais importantes do século XVIII através de uma cuidadosa selecção de 600 citações, introduzindo as suas principais ideias e delineando com clareza a estrutura do seu trabalho. Descubra novos aspectos ou aprofunde os pensamentos de Adam Smith, Montesquieu, Diderot, Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, Rousseau, Beaumarchais, para expandir a sua mente e conhecimento sobre a nossa...read more

  • Adam Smith

    Familiarícese con los escritores más importantes del siglo XVIII a través de una cuidadosa selección de 600 citas que introducen sus principales ideas y delinean la estructura de su trabajo con claridad. Descubra nuevos aspectos o profundice en los pensamientos de Adam Smith, Montesquieu, Diderot, Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, Rousseau, Beaumarchais, para expandir su mente y conocimiento sobre nuestra...read more

  • Adam Brown

    Meditation and Mindfulness Bundle: 12 in 1 Bundle We all know what meditation means, but what specifically does mindfulness meditation imply? Mindfulness meditation refers to a mental state that is characterized by a very calm awareness. The person experiencing mindfulness is totally aware of his own body functions, feelings, consciousness. So breath in, take a long and deep breath and then release your problems into the wind. Meditation is a form of relaxation that has been proven to reduce stress. Explore what mindfulness meditation is, and how it can enhance change one's life. It is essential to learn in the beginning the proper techniques required to mediate. By using the proper...read more