Download We'll Always Have Parrots by Donna Andrews PDF

By Donna Andrews

Meg Langslow knew the fan conference for her actor-boyfriend's hit tv sequence used to be going to be the last word in bizarre. yet she got here alongside simply because she figured Michael may use an occasional dose of sanity-and since it used to be an encouraged position to promote her home made guns. And to this point, she was once dealing pretty much with the costumed enthusiasts camped outdoor, the batch of escaped parrots and monkeys frolicking in the course of the hotel...and the minefield of egos lurking in the back of the show's success.

But quickly after Meg is going head-to-head with egomaniacal sequence celebrity Tamerlaine Wynncliffe-Jones, the "Queen B" turns up brutally murdered. Now, with Michael within the working as best suspect, Meg will cross up opposed to an all-star forged of not-even-innocent events, hidden identities, and buried factors. And she'll pass swords with a deviously obsessed assassin made up our minds to put in writing her out of this photo for good.

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Download Cold Comfort Farm (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) by Stella Gibbons PDF

By Stella Gibbons

"Quite easily one of many funniest satirical novels of the final century." —Nancy Pearl, NPR's Morning Edition

The deliriously entertaining Cold convenience Farm is "very most likely the funniest publication ever written" (The Sunday Times, London), a hilarious parody of D. H. Lawrence's and Thomas Hardy's earthy, melodramatic novels. whilst the lately orphaned socialite plants Poste descends on her family members on the aptly named chilly convenience Farm in inner most Sussex, she unearths a singularly depressing staff in dire desire of her specific expertise: organization.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the top writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the simplest works all through historical past and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts more suitable via introductions and notes by way of exceptional students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations by means of award-winning translators.

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Download The Not-So-Perfect Man by Valerie Frankel PDF

By Valerie Frankel

As a long way as her friends and family are involved, Frieda has been the grieving widow for lengthy sufficient. At 35, she's nonetheless (relatively) younger, nonetheless (adequately) beautiful. Her intercourse force is particularly a lot alive; even Frieda admits she'd wish to utilize it back. in addition to, she has a son who definitely wishes a father determine. With visions of the fitting moment husband in brain, Frieda's sisters begin to ship eligible men in her direction.

Big sister Ilene -- herself considerably married -- has chanced on the last word unattached trap: a beautiful, independently prosperous, winning, divorced father, pillar of society and paragon of capability. What extra may possibly a unmarried mother ask for? it sounds as if much more than household discover. Frieda's personal efforts undergo very tasty fruit. Sam is younger, gifted, dedicated, and exceedingly horny -- even though broke, merely sporadically hired, and clueless approximately young ones. yet he makes Frieda believe brand-spanking-new, in a so much splendidly wanton means. while all is related and performed, does Frieda actually need the ''perfect man'' ... or the far-from-ideal guy who is excellent for her?

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Download Thud! by Terry Pratchett PDF

By Terry Pratchett

As soon as, in a gods-forsaken hellhole referred to as Koom Valley, trolls and dwarfs met in bloody strive against. Centuries later, every one species nonetheless perspectives the opposite with simmering animosity. in recent times, the influential dwarf, Grag Hamcrusher, has been fomenting unrest between Ankh-Morpork's extra diminutive citizens—a unstable scenario made a long way worse whilst the pint-size provocateur is came across bashed to dying . . . with a troll membership mendacity comfortably close by. Commander Sam Vimes of town Watch knows the significance of fixing the Hamcrusher murder immediately. (Vimes's moment most-pressing accountability, actually, subsequent to continuously being domestic at six p.m. sharp to learn Where's My Cow? to Sam, Jr.) yet a couple of corpse is anticipating Vimes within the eerie, summoning darkness of a labyrinthine mine community being secretly excavated underneath Ankh-Morpork's streets. And the lethal puzzle is pulling him deep into the muck and mire of superstition, hatred, and fear—and probably all of the solution to Koom Valley itself.

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