Lost In The Starlight

Author: Kiki Archer

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1326767194

Category: Fiction

Page: 316

View: 9185

A-list singing superstar, Honey Diamond, has it all - the albums, the talent shows, the upcoming Hollywood film. But it's her gentle light, endearingly shining through all the glitz and glam, that warms the hearts of so many. A shy girl, who's only ever known fame, born into a world that's not true to life. Will Honey ever experience the love she so knowingly sings about? Will the vindictive online gossip sites ever leave her alone? Lost In The Starlight is the latest heartfelt romance from best-selling, award-winning author, Kiki Archer, peppered with her trademark laugh-out-loud humour and warming observations about falling in love.

The Black Sun

Author: Jack Williamson

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0575112077

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

View: 2832

As the final ship of Project Starseed makes its landing on the dead star, the colonists venture out to search the area, only to discover something shocking hidden in the ice.

A Prisoner in Fairyland

Author: Algernon Blackwood

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1627937390

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 367

View: 2208

In the train, even before St. John's was passed, a touch of inevitable reaction had set in, and Rogers asked himself why he was going. For a sentimental journey was hardly in his line, it seemed. But no satisfactory answer was forthcoming -- none, at least, that a Board or a Shareholders' Meeting would have considered satisfactory. The old vicar spoke to him strangely. "We've not forgotten you as you've forgotten us," he said. "And the place, though empty now for years, has not forgotten you either, I'll be bound." Rogers brushed it off. Just silliness -- that was all it was. But after St. John's the conductor shouted, "Take your seats! Take your seats! The Starlight Express is off to Fairyland! Show your tickets! Show your tickets!" And then the forgotten mystery of his childhood came back to him. . . .

Eleanor

Author: Mrs Humphrey Ward

Publisher: Wildside Press LLC

ISBN: 1434451836

Category: Fiction

Page: 528

View: 6564

Mary Augusta Ward (nee Arnold; 1851-1920), was a British novelist who wrote under her married name as Mrs. Humphry Ward. Her novels contained strong religious subject matter relevant to Victorian values. According to the "New York Times," her book "Lady Rose's Daughter" was the bestselling novel in the U.S. in 1903."

Starlight

Author: Kristin Earhart,Dan Andreasen

Publisher: Cartwheel Books

ISBN: 9780439722414

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 34

View: 6782

When Starlight escapes from the farm's fence into the dark woods, Haley and her father must search to find her lost horse!

The Starlight Barking

Author: Dodie Smith

Publisher: Egmont UK

ISBN: 1780311494

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

View: 5702

Dodie Smith’s classic sequel to The Hundred and One Dalmations. Strange things are happening. Dogs are the only creatures in the world that are awake, and they can communicate through thought waves. Best of all, they can swoosh through the air. Pongo, Missis and the family swoosh up to London to see if they can help sort out what’s going on. Is it Cruella de Vil, up to her old tricks? Or is it something or someone far more sinister? The Hundred and One Dalmations is an all-time classic children’s book. Famously adapted by Walt Disney Studios, it continues to be one of the most popular children’s books long after the author’s death. The Starlight Barking is another exciting adventure by Dodie Smith – not just for 101 Dalmations, but for every other kind of dog, too!

Starlight

Author: Anne Douglas

Publisher: Severn House Publishers Ltd

ISBN: 1780101813

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

View: 1756

A silver-screen romance in wartime Edinburgh - Though content in her job, Jess dreams of a more exciting life. So when she is hired to work in the box office at the Princes Street cinema, she is thrilled. Jess is star-struck, not just by the silver screen, but also by handsome projectionist, Ben Daniel. But it is Ben's assistant, Rusty MacVail, whom she marries. As the Second World War looms, her beloved cinema is threatened, Ben comes back into her life, and Jess will need all her courage to face what lies ahead.

Reading by Starlight

Postmodern Science Fiction

Author: Damien Broderick

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134860056

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 216

View: 6256

Reading by Starlight explores the characteristics in the writing, marketing and reception of science fiction which distinguish it as a genre. Damien Broderick explores the postmodern self-referentiality of the sci-fi narrative, its intricate coded language and discursive `encyclopaedia'. He shows how, for perfect understanding, sci-fi readers must learn the codes of these imaginary worlds and vocabularies, all the time picking up references to texts by other writers. Reading by Starlight includes close readings of paradigmatic cyberpunk texts and writings by SF novelists and theorists including Isaac Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke, Brian Aldiss, Patrick Parrinder, Kim Stanley Robinson, John Varley, Roger Zelazny, William Gibson, Fredric Jameson and Samuel R. Delaney.

Telescopic Work for Starlight Evenings

Author: William Frederick Denning

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1108014135

Category: Nature

Page: 384

View: 8314

Presents a series of articles on telescopes written for the "Journal of the Liverpool Astronomical Society" in 1887-88 covering such topics as the development of the telescope, conducting planetary observations, and how to compute the orbit of a meteor.

The Region of Lost Names

A Novel

Author: Fred Arroyo

Publisher: University of Arizona Press

ISBN: 9780816526574

Category: Fiction

Page: 176

View: 5967

Remember that the dream of one is the dream of everyone. Ernest is searching for a place where he can live beyond his past. His family has returned to Puerto Rico, and Ernest remains in the States, desiring only distance from his memories of childhood displacement and work, his parentsÕ tumultuous relationship, and his own love for Magdalene. Magdalene, too, looks to move beyond her memories as she follows ErnestÕs family home, seeking resolution to her motherÕs hurtful secrets, her fatherÕs unknown identity, and her love for Ernest. As Ernest moves through the fields of Michigan, as Magdalene traverses the jungles of Puerto Rico and the shores of the Caribbean, they discover that their dreams and identities are linked within the framework of their families and their pasts. Together, Ernest and Magdalene must come to terms with the secrets and mistakes made by the previous generation, the histories of disloyalty and abandonment, of secrecy and sorrow. Their struggles take place in a region of lost names, where loves and memories are banished and found. Fred Arroyo writes a story in two voices, following Ernest and Magdalene by turns in prose that is elegant and lyrical. His words evoke another world lush with the scent of salt spray, the taste of mangoes, and the rush of leaves, alive with characters whose ardors and pathos are achingly real. Arroyo explores the ebb and flow between past and present and themes that are enduring. Ultimately, Ernest and Magdalene must live with more than their memories; they must rediscover the intimacies of the region of lost names.

Beyond Starlight

Author: James Abbey

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1430304189

Category: Fiction

Page: 392

View: 5839

Is Beyond Starlight a true story that hopped a cosmic ride from elsewhere in another universe as Abbey suggests, you decide. Out past Pluto, the crew of the Sunchaser encounters an alien self replicating probe that scatters them across parallel universes and time in the multiverse. While trying to find their way back, they encounter sentient machine encephalons, planets that move at the whims of gray goo nanobots and discover what lies beyond starlight in the void at the edge of the universe. When two of the crew are saved by a benign sentient device called a Watcher and remade to be more than human, it prompts one to ask angrily "Watcher, do I have a soul, do I now call you god?" Eventually they fall into the dark energy well of the Genesis Point located at the ignition point of the big bang. Have they uncovered the backdoor that leads to the architects of the universe? Take a read, your universe will never be the same.

Elegy for a Lost Star

Author: Elizabeth Haydon

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1429912480

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

View: 8692

Elegy for a Lost Star sets the stage for a major turning point in the Symphony of Ages series. The dragon Anwyn--who has lain for three years in deathlike sleep in a grave of rock and black coal is freed by the cataclysm that concluded REQUIEM FOR THE SUN. sisoriented and confused, she remembers only two things-the person who trapped her in dragon form and locked her in the grave-Rhapsody-and an all-encompassing desire to wreak vengeance. Meanwhile, Achmed, the Firbolg king, resumes rebuilding the his shattered home, while a guild of merciless assassins set about taking revenge on him for the killing of their leader. A horribly deformed but magical being finds its way through a carnival of freaks to the palace of an evil despot, who sees in it the potential to be the instrument by which his plans of conquest and brutal domination of a continent will be realized. With the rise of new leaders, good and evil, the long-awaited birth of the Child of Time, the dark plans of assassins and rulers, a confrontation that shakes the relationship of the Three, and a battle to the death between two dragons of unimaginable elemental power, the seeds of chaos are planted for a war that will, by its end, consume half of the world. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The Odes to TL61P

Author: Keston Sutherland

Publisher: Enitharmon Press

ISBN: 1907587446

Category: Poetry

Page: 82

View: 7026

The Odes to TL61P is a suite of five massive, turbulent, tender and satirical odes written and revised from 2010-13. It is the longest poetical work yet written by Keston Sutherland and his most comprehensive effort yet to transform the grammar of human existence.

The Price of Beauty in Strawberry Land

Author: Gerald W. Darnell

Publisher: Booktango

ISBN: 1468911805

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 4470

The year is 1962 and Carson Reno, once again, gets himself into situations that would be better left alone. A Memphis client hires Carson to prove infidelity, but instead he finds corruption and murder going all the way to the top of Memphis politics. A Jack Logan client investigation takes him back to Humboldt looking into automobile fraud, which lands him smack in the middle of a murder. Not just any murder, but the murder of a local beauty queen – one who seemed to have too many enemies for a girl her age.

The Starlight Chronicles

Slumbering

Author: C. S. Johnson

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 1449779115

Category: Fiction

Page: 206

View: 4476

Sixteen-year-old Hamilton Dinger is an above-average teenager. He’s got the grades for the top of the class, the abilities of a star athlete and Tetris player, and the charisma to get away with anything. Everything seems to be going along perfectly as he enters into tenth grade at Apollo Central High School. Everything, that is, until a meteor crashes into the city, unleashing a whirlwind of evil and awakening a deep, hidden power as the long battle between good and evil continues. Bringing an abrupt halt to the easygoing pace of Hamilton’s life, he and his longtime dormant supernatural powers are caught up in the middle of things when his comfort zone is turned into a war zone. On top of everything else, there’s the homecoming game, the school play, and the history test to worry about. Can Hamilton overcome his ignorance and narrow-mindedness to see what is truly real? Can he give up his self-proclaimed entitlement to happiness in order to follow the call of a duty he doesn’t want? More importantly, will he willingly sacrifice all he has to find out the truth?

The Silent Multitude

Author: D.G. Compton

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0575117982

Category: Fiction

Page: 189

View: 2755

In the near future, the super-modern city of Gloucester has been transformed - completely redesigned and rebuilt to the principles of 'scientific city planning'. This gleaming city is threatened with extinction by a mysterious spore from space that brings mankind's proud structures crashing to the ground . . .

The Light of the Night Sky

Author: F. E. Roach

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9401025533

Category: Science

Page: 126

View: 2644

Astronomy appears to us as a combination of art, science, and philosophy. Its study puts the universe into perspective, giving a sense of pleasure in its beauty, awe at its immensity, and humility at our trivial place in it. From earliest human history, man has scrutinized the night sky - and wondered and marveled. With unaided eye but perceptive mind, he recognized order in the regular appearance and movements of individual objects, such as the planets and star groups (constellations), in their rhythmic and majestic progressions across the bowl of night. Even in the present era of scientific exactitude, there remains a profound awareness of mysteries beyond our present interpretations. It is only in comparatively recent years, however, that man has recognized that it takes more than conventional astronomy to account for the beauties ofthe night sky. Radiations in the Earth's upper atmosphere provide a foreground light, the study of which has come under a new name, aeronomy. The science of aeronomy has rapidly burgeoned, and the student of the light of the night sky finds that he is involved in an interdisciplinary domain.

Days of Blood and Starlight

Daughter of Smoke and Bone Trilogy

Author: Laini Taylor

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444722697

Category: Fiction

Page: 528

View: 5740

It began with the breathtaking DAUGHTER OF SMOKE AND BONE... This November, the story continues in the astounding, must-read sequel, DAYS OF BLOOD AND STARLIGHT Once upon a time, an angel and a devil fell in love and dared to imagine a new way of living - one without massacres and torn throats and bonfires of the fallen, without revenants or bastard armies or children ripped from their mothers' arms to take their turn in the killing and dying. Once, the lovers lay entwined in the moon's secret temple and dreamed of a world that was a like a jewel-box without a jewel - a paradise waiting for them to find it and fill it with their happiness. This was not that world.