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Hazards of Time Travel by Joyce Carol Oates

Published 16 November 2018

Adult

An ingenious dystopian novel of one young woman's resistance against the constraints of an oppressive society When a recklessly idealistic girl in a dystopian future society dares to test the perimeters of her tightly controlled world, she is punished by being sent back in time to a region of North America - 'Wainscotia, Wisconsin' - that existed eighty years before. Cast adrift in time in this idyllic Midwestern town, she is set upon a course of 'rehabilitation' - but she falls in lov...




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Shadowbahn by Steve Erickson

Published 14 February 2017

Adult

"When the Twin Towers suddenly reappear in the Badlands of South Dakota, twenty years after their fall, nobody can explain their return...the towers seem to sing, even as everybody hears a different song. A rumor overtakes the throng that someone can be seen in the high windows of the southern structure. On the ninety-third floor, Jesse Presley, the stillborn twin of the most famous singer who ever lived, suddenly awakes, driven mad over the hours and days to come by a voice in his head that sou...


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Saving Jesus by Ralph William Ausman

Published 4 February 2016

Adult



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"Set in an alternate 1950s in which General MacArthur ignites a nuclear war that nearly destroys the planet. The third and final installment in the series that began with Bombs Away and continued with Fallout"--


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A Black woman who grew up amid prejudice and poverty in the South finds comfort and strength in the civil-rights movement.



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Jack Ranger's Gun Club by Clarence Young

Published 31 December 2010

Adult


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In 1944, as waves of German ninjas parachute into Kent, Britain's best hopes for victory lie with a Spitfire pilot codenamed 'Ack-Ack Macaque.' The trouble is, Ack-Ack Macaque is a cynical, one-eyed, cigar-chomping monkey, and he's starting to doubt everything, including his own existence. A century later, in a world where France and Great Britain merged in the late 1950s and nuclear-powered Zeppelins circle the globe, ex-journalist Victoria Valois finds herself drawn into a deadly game of cat...



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Sam's Son and Delylah by Phaishonne Danzie

Published 13 September 2013

Adult



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"May Seymour graduated from college with the world at her feet and no idea what to do with it. A mission trip to Rwanda brought her a sense of purpose in loving others. So when the genocide began she chose to remain in the village, which was subsequently slaughtered. Only May survived. May journeyed to heal on the farm of Claudius Borne, a sweet, innocent old man who understood plants and animals far better than people. Years later, having not stepped a foot off Claudius' farm, May learns an old...



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god is a tuscaloosa drug addict by L V Ana

Published 7 January 2016

Adult


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Marjorie's Three Gifts by Louisa May Alcott

Published 1 January 2004

Children

Louisa May Alcott's Marjorie's Three Gifts (1876) is a short story about a little poor girl who has many things on her mind. On her birthday, she is lost in thinking about how to help all the poor children. Hard work and industry are emphasized by the author, as they bring cheerfulness and love.


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There are many books that chart the life of Vincent van Gogh and Picasso, but there are very few that discuss their early personal life. Vincent and Pablo: The Revised Version is a romantic fiction that explores what might have happened if both artists had arrived in London, as they both intended, at the same time. In 1873, Vincent van Gogh was sent to London as a gallery assistant for Goupil and Co. He lived in Brixton and preached in a local church. Gradually, he became disillusioned with ar...