La Casa Di Ade Eroi Dell Olimpo

Autore: Rick Riordan
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ISBN: 9788804657866
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Eroi Dell Olimpo La Casa Di Ade

Autore: Rick Riordan
Editore: Edizioni Mondadori
ISBN: 885205748X
Grandezza: 58,85 MB
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Annabeth e Percy sono precipitati in un baratro profondissimo, tanto da ritrovarsi nelle viscere del Tartaro. I semidei non hanno un istante da per­dere: Jason, Leo, Piper, Frank, Hazel e Nico dovranno trovare al più presto la Casa di Ade e sigillare le Porte della Morte, imprigionando le creature infernali che premono per oltrepassarle. Solo così potranno liberare i due eroi e impedire il ritorno di Gea, la dea della terra, che vuole distruggere il mondo con le sue armate di giganti. Senza trascurare un piccolo dettaglio: dovranno essere dalla parte giusta, quando le porte saranno chiuse, altrimenti non potranno più uscirne! La posta in gioco è più alta che mai in questa nuova avventura, in cui i semidei si misureranno con i mostri spaventosi che dimorano lungo le sponde ribollenti del Flegetonte e negli abissi infuocati del Tartaro.

The Bane Chronicles

Autore: Cassandra Clare
Editore: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1442496002
Grandezza: 50,82 MB
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A collection of eleven short stories, previously published online, that illuminate the life of the enigmatic, flashy, and flamboyant High Warlock of Brooklyn, Magnus Bane, a character in The Mortal Instruments series.

Magnus Chase And The Ship Of The Dead

Autore: Rick Riordan
Editore: Puffin Books
ISBN: 9780141342597
Grandezza: 75,32 MB
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Loki the trickster god is free from his chains. Now he's readying Naglfar, the Ship of the Dead, armed with a host of giants and zombies, to sail against the Norse gods and begin the final battle of Ragnarok. It's up to Magnus Chase and his friends to stop Loki's plans, but to do so they will have to sail across the oceans of Midgard, Jotunheim and Niflheim in a desperate race to reach Naglfarbefore it's ready to sail on Midsummer's Day. Along the way, they will face angry sea gods, hostile giants, and an evil fire-breathing dragon who happens to be a former acquaintance. But Magnus's biggest challenge will be facing his own inner demons. To defeat Loki, Magnus will need to use words, not force. This will require finding a magical elixir so deadly that it will either make Magnus Chase powerful enough to out-talk the silver-tongued Loki, or destroy Magnus utterly.

Tattooed Dots

Autore: Kimberly Knight
Editore: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781495498534
Grandezza: 53,42 MB
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Easton Crawford put his modeling career and good looks before his marriage until it was over. Years later, he is finally learning how to be the father his daughter needed him to be. He's not looking for a new mom for his daughter-just nightly casual hook-ups. When his best friend, Avery, convinces him that a good way to meet a lot of single women is to go on a single's cruise, Easton finds more than just a hook-up when he meets a fellow cruiser, Brooke. Brooke Bradley has taken care of her younger sister, Bailee, for most of their lives. While their mother was enjoying not being a mother, Brooke became the adult in the household at thirteen. She had always taken care of the people in her life, especially her boyfriend, Jared. If it wasn't for Brooke, Jared wouldn't know how to function throughout the day. When Brooke's best friend, Nicole, gives her a gift of going on a cruise without telling her that it's a single's cruise, will Brooke find someone willing to be her constant and finally leave Jared? Brooke and Easton learn that people are brought into their lives for many reasons. Over time, they find out what those reasons are. Some are to be a temporary acquaintance while others are there for life.

The Silmarillion

Autore: J.R.R. Tolkien
Editore: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547951981
Grandezza: 33,46 MB
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A number-one New York Times bestseller when it was originally published, THE SILMARILLION is the core of J.R.R. Tolkien's imaginative writing, a work whose origins stretch back to a time long before THE HOBBIT. Tolkien considered THE SILMARILLION his most important work, and, though it was published last and posthumously, this great collection of tales and legends clearly sets the stage for all his other writing. The story of the creation of the world and of the the First Age, this is the ancient drama to which the characters in THE LORD OF THE RINGS look back and in whose events some of them, such as Elrond and Galadriel, took part. The three Silmarils were jewels created by Feanor, most gifted of the Elves. Within them was imprisoned the Light of the Two Trees of Valinor before the Trees themselves were destroyed by Morgoth, the first Dark Lord. Thereafter, the unsullied Light of Valinor lived on only in the Silmarils, but they were seized by Morgoth and set in his crown, which was guarded in the impenetrable fortress of Angband in the north of Middle-earth. THE SILMARILLION is the history of the rebellion of Feanor and his kindred against the gods, their exile from Valinor and return to Middle-earth, and their war, hopeless despite all their heroism, against the great Enemy. This second edition features a letter written by J.R.R. Tolkien describing his intentions for the book, which serves as a brilliant exposition of his conception of the earlier Ages of Middle-earth.

Pursuit Of A Parcel

Autore: Patricia Wentworth
Editore: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1504033272
Grandezza: 29,94 MB
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Enemy forces will stop at nothing to retrieve an incriminating package in this gripping international thriller from the author of the Miss Silver Mysteries Double agent Cornelius Roos is about to become dispensable to the Germans—until he reveals the existence of a recording that will guarantee the death of a high-ranking Nazi official if it finds its way into the hands of Hermann Goering. So Roos strikes a bargain: If he walks out of Gestapo headquarters alive, he will ensure that the compromising recording never reaches Goering. Meanwhile, in the Foreign Intelligence office in England, agent Antony Rossiter is interrogated about Roos, his older, adopted brother. A few days later, Rossiter parachutes into Holland to make contact with Roos. But when a brown paper parcel with Rossiter’s name on it is delivered to a British law firm, Rossiter’s fiancée, Delia Merridew, becomes an innocent pawn in a deadly game of international espionage and cold-blooded murder. Now it’s up to Scotland Yard Inspector Ernest Lamb and Detective Frank Abbott to ferret out the truth before a desperate enemy claims another victim. Pursuit of a Parcel is the 3rd book in the Ernest Lamb Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order.

Homecoming

Autore: Kass Morgan
Editore: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0316381977
Grandezza: 62,96 MB
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Humanity is coming home. Weeks after landing on Earth, the Hundred have managed to create a sense of order amidst their wild, chaotic surroundings. But their delicate balance comes crashing down with the arrival of new dropships from space. These new arrivals are the lucky ones-back on the Colony, the oxygen is almost gone-but after making it safely to Earth, GLASS's luck seems to be running out. CLARKE leads a rescue party to the crash site, ready to treat the wounded, but she can't stop thinking about her parents who may still be alive. Meanwhile, WELLS struggles to maintain his authority despite the presence of the Vice Chancellor and his armed guards, and BELLAMY must decide whether to face or flee the crimes he thought he'd left behind. It's time for the Hundred to come together and fight for the freedom they've found on Earth, or risk losing everything-and everyone-they love.

Valerius Flaccus Argonautica

Autore: Valerius Flaccus
Editore: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316381048
Grandezza: 72,87 MB
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Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica is one of the most significant surviving works of Flavian epic, which has recently become much more popular as a field of study and teaching in Latin literature. This is the first commentary in English directly tailored to the needs of graduate and advanced undergraduate students. It provides an introduction to the major themes of the poem and the structure and content of Book III in particular which can function as an overview of the key features of Flavian epic. The detailed commentary on Book III discusses linguistic issues, intertextual and mythical allusions and thematic strands. The book consists of two major episodes in the adventures of Jason and the Argonauts which can be read together or independently of each other.

The Heroes Of Olympus The Demigod Diaries

Autore: Rick Riordan
Editore: Disney Electronic Content
ISBN: 1423178068
Grandezza: 19,45 MB
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What dangers do runaway demigods Luke and Thalia face on their way to Camp Half-Blood? Are Percy and Annabeth up to the task of rescuing stolen goods from a fire-breathing giant who doesn''t take kindly to intruders? How exactly are Leo, Piper, and Jason supposed to find a runaway table, dodge a band of party-loving Maenads (who just might be a little psychotic), and stave off a massive explosion...all in one hour or less? With his trademark wit and creativity, Rick Riordan answers these questions and more in three never-before-seen short stories that provide vital back-story to the Heroes of Olympus and Percy Jackson books. Original art, enlightening character interviews and profiles, puzzles, and a quiz add to the fun in this action-packed collection.