Download E-books Stanley and the Magic Lamp (Flat Stanley) PDF

By Jeff Brown

Genie at the loose!

Stanley Lambchop has came across a true magic lamp with a genie within! The genie tells Stanley he can want for whatever on the planet: reputation, a paranormal puppy, superpowers -- you identify it.

When Stanley's kinfolk unearths out concerning the genie, they've got a few needs, too. however the extra needs Stanley makes, the stranger his personal lifestyles turns into. Oh, negative Stanley!

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Download E-books Curio (Blink) PDF

By Evangeline Denmark

Grey Haward has constantly detested the Chemists, the magicians-come-scientists who rule her small western city. yet she has continuously the principles, taking the potion the Chemists ration out that is helping the town’s humans live to tell the tale. A potion that gray suspects she—like her grandfather and father—may no longer really need.

By operating at her grandfather’s fix store, sorting the small gears and dusting the curio cupboard inside of, gray has attempted to stick unnoticed—or as overlooked as a tall, powerful woman can in a city of diminutive, underdeveloped voters. Then her ally, Whit, is stuck through the Chemists’ enforcers after attempting to shield gray one evening, and after seeing the level of his punishment, without warning taking dangers turns out the one selection she will be able to make.

But with the danger comes the truth that the Chemists recognize her family’s mystery, and the Chemists quickly choose to use her for his or her personal reasons. Panicked, gray retreats to the single secure position she knows—her grandfather’s store. There, even though, a bigger mystery confronts her whilst her contact unlocks the previous curio cupboard within the nook and divulges a global the place porcelain and clockwork individuals are actual. There, she may locate the most important which can shop Whit’s lifestyles and in addition finish the Chemists’ darkish rule forever.

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Download E-books The Witches of Fife: Witch-Hunting in a Scottish Shire, 1560-1710 PDF

Alongside the coast of Fife, in villages like Culross and Pittenweem, background documents that a few ladies have been carried out as witches. however, the truth of what occurred the evening that Janet Cornfoot used to be lynched at Pittenweem is difficult to know as one sits via the harbour looking at the fishing boats dump their trap and the excitement boats emerging with the tide. How may possibly humans do that to an previous girl? Why used to be no-one ever dropped at justice? And why could somebody safeguard this kind of lynching? the duty of the historian is to attempt to make occasions some time past come alive and appear much less unusual. the main points of the witch-hunt are attention-grabbing. a few of the anecdotes are unusual. the fashionable reader reveals it difficult to visualize sickness being blamed at the malevolence of a beggar lady denied charity, or the commercial failure of a sea voyage being attributed to the village hag, no longer undesirable climate. Witch-hunting was once concerning principles, values, attitudes and political occasions. It used to be a sophisticated strategy, concerning non secular and civil gurus, village tensions and the fears of the elite. The witch-hunt in Scotland additionally came about at a time whilst one of many major agendas used to be the production of a righteous or godly society. consequently, spiritual professionals had keep an eye on over elements of people's lives which look as unusual to us this present day as ideals approximately magic or witchcraft. It used to be no longer unintentional that the witch-hunt in Scotland, and particularly in Fife, must have occurred at the moment. This ebook tells the tale of what happened over a interval of a century and a part, and gives a few rationalization as to why it happened.

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Download E-books A Shadow in Summer (Long Price Quartet) PDF

By Daniel Abraham

The strong city-state of Saraykeht is a bastion of peace and tradition, a massive heart of trade and alternate. Its financial system relies on the ability of the captive spirit, Seedless, an andat sure to the poet-sorcerer Heshai for all times. input the Galts, a juggernaut of an empire dedicated to laying waste to all lands with their ferocious military. Saraykeht, even though, has constantly been too robust for the Galts to assault, yet now they see a chance. in the event that they can get rid of Heshai, Seedless's bonded poet-sorcerer, Seedless will perish and the complete urban will fall. With mystery forces contained in the urban, the Galts organize to enact their bad plan.

In the center is Otah, an easy laborer with a posh prior. Recruited to behave as a bodyguard for his girlfriend's boss at a mystery assembly, he inadvertently learns of the Galtish plot. Otah reveals himself because the sole wish of Saraykeht, both he stops the Galts, or the complete urban and everybody in it perishes forever.

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Download E-books Die Chroniken von Narnia 05. Die Reise auf der Morgenröte PDF

By C. S. Lewis

Sehnsüchtig warten Lucy und Edmund darauf, wieder nach Narnia gerufen zu werden. Und das Wunder geschieht! Gemeinsam mit ihrem schrecklichen Cousin Eustachius Knilch befinden sie sich plötzlich an Bord der"Morgenröte", dem Schiff König Kaspians von Narnia. Gemeinsam sollen sie die verschwundenen sieben Lords finden - eine gefährliche Reise, die sie bis ans Ende der Welt führt.

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Download E-books Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Book 7) PDF

By J. K. Rowling

Readers watch out. the intense, breathtaking end to J.K. Rowling's spellbinding sequence isn't really for the faint of heart--such revelations, battles, and betrayals watch for in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows that no fan will make it to the tip unscathed. fortunately, Rowling has prepped dependable readers for the tip of her sequence via dishing out more and more darkish and unsafe stories of magic and secret, shot via with classes approximately honor and contempt, love and loss, and correct and incorrect. worry no longer, you will discover no spoilers in our review--to inform the plot might break the adventure, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is an odyssey the likes of which Rowling's lovers haven't but noticeable, and aren't more likely to overlook. yet we'd be remiss if we didn't supply one small recommendation prior to you embark in your ultimate experience with Harry--bring lots of tissues.

the guts of publication 7 is a hero's mission--not simply in Harry's quest for the Horcruxes, yet in his trip from boy to man--and Harry faces extra possibility than that present in all six books mixed, from the direct risk of the dying Eaters and you-know-who, to the sophisticated perils of wasting religion in himself. Attentive readers could do good to recollect Dumbledore's caution approximately making the alternative among "what is correct and what's easy," and understand that Rowling applies an identical tricky precept to the belief of her sequence. whereas fanatics will locate the solutions to hotly speculated questions about Dumbledore, Snape, and you-know-who, it's a testomony to Rowling's ability as a storyteller that even the main astute and cautious reader should be taken unexpectedly.

A magnificent end to a ravishing sequence, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is a bittersweet learn for enthusiasts. the adventure is difficult, packed with occasions either tragic and positive, the battlefield suffering from the our bodies of the dearest and despised, however the ultimate bankruptcy is as exceptional and blinding as a phoenix's flame, and lovers and skeptics alike will emerge from the confines of the tale with complete yet heavy hearts, giddy and thankful for the event. --Daphne Durham

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