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Allan Pease - Testbeszéd
Minden ​mozdulatunk közlés. Ha e testbeszédet megtanuljuk helyesen értelmezni és használni, jobban megértjük embertársainkat és jobban megértethetjük önmagunkat. A szerző könyv ében saját tapasztalatait és a viselkedés-lélektan legújabb eredményeit felhasználva számos élethelyzetben elemzi a gesztusok jelentését és kínál gyakorlati útmutatót.

Colleen McCullough - Missalonghi ​hölgyei
Az ​1900-as évek elején az ausztráliai Kék-hegységben megbúvó kisvárosban, Byronban játszódó regény nyomon követi a 33 éves Missy Wright kivirágzását. Nem elég, hogy Missy vénkisasszony, de ráadásul még szegény is. Missy édesanyjával, Drusillával, és nagynénjével, Octaviával éldegél egy városszéli Missalonghi nevű házban. Ők hárman is áldozatai a várost uraló család, a Hurlingfordok örökösödési politikájának, mely szerint a vagyon mindig a család férfitagjaira száll. A sápadt, betegesen sovány, mindig régimódi, bár elnyűhetetlen barna ruhába öltözött Missy reménytelen sorsa megpecsételődni látszik, ám felbukkan egy távoli unokatestvér, egy elvált asszony Sydneyből...

Colleen McCullough - Tövismadarak
A ​Clearyek története Új-Zélandon kezdődik és Ausztráliában folytatódik, ahonnan csak a második világháború szörnyű eseményei sodornak el egy-egy családtagot a jó öreg Európába. A Cleary család a gyönyörű ausztrál tájakon küzd a boldogulásért az anya vezetésével. Fee erős egyénisége szilárd erkölcsi alapon áll, mindent megtesz családjáért, élete a kötelességteljesítés mintaképe. Gyermekeit mégsem tudja megóvni a keserves csalódásoktól, és a ragyogó napsütötte táj is kiszámíthatatlanul szeszélyes - hirtelen támadt kegyetlen bozóttűz ragadja el egyik fiát.... A két női főszereplő: Fee és Meggie - anya és leánya - élete a sors különös játéka folytán hasonlóvá válik egymáshoz, mindketten olyan férfit szeretnek, akitől a társadalom elválasztja őket, s a szerelmükből született gyermekek feje fölött a tragédia sötét árnya lebeg....

P. L. Travers - Mary ​Poppins, a konyhatündér
Nagy ​a gond a Cseresznyefa utca 17-ben! A Banks házaspár üdülni indul, és Brill néni, a szakácsnő is sürgősen elutazik, mert beteg unokahúgát kell istápolnia. Mi lesz a Banks gyerekekkel? Ki főz nekik ebédet, vacsorát? Nem kell sokat találgatni - Mary Poppins, mint mindig, most is a helyzet magaslatán áll, és egy héten át olyan ebédeket-vacsorákat sikerít, hogy a királynő is megnyalhatná utánuk az ujját! Segítségére vannak a Banks gyerekek, és -meglepetés!- be-beállítanak a régebbi Mary Poppins-kötetek jól ismert kedves szereplői, Corry néni a leányaival, Bumm tengernagy, Lark kisasszony, a Madaras Asszony, no meg Mary Poppins jeles rokonai, Arthur bácsi, a Hengerbucska házaspár és Trilla úr, a muzikális ezermester. A mese vége pedig nem más, mint a történet valamennyi pompásnál pompásabb étkének receptje - vagyis MARY POPPINS SZAKÁCSKÖNYVE, A-tól Z-ig.

Matthew Reilly - The ​Six Sacred Stones
After ​their thrilling exploits in Matthew Reilly's bestseller "Seven Ancient Wonders", super-soldier Jack West and his loyal team of adventurers are back, and now they face an all-but impossible challenge. For a mysterious ceremony in an unknown location has triggered a catastrophic countdown that will climax in the destruction of all life on Earth. But there is one last hope. If Jack's team can find and rebuild a legendary ancient device known only as the "Machine", they might be able to ward off this coming Armageddon. The only clues to its location, however, are held within the fabled Six Sacred Stones, long lost in the fog of history. And so the hunt begins...From Stonehenge in England, to the deserts of Egypt, to the spectacular Three Gorges region of China, "The Six Sacred Stones" will take you on a non-stop rollercoaster ride through ancient history, modern military hardware, and some of the fastest and most mind-blowing action you will ever read.

Kate Forsyth - The ​Wild Girl
Once ​there were six sisters. The pretty one, the musical one, the clever one, the helpful one, the young one...And then there was the wild one. Dortchen Wild has loved Wilhelm Grimm since she was a young girl. Under the forbidding shadow of her father, the pair meet secretly to piece together a magical fairy tale collection. The story behind the stories of the Brothers Grimm.

Kylie Scott - Repeat
When ​a vicious attack leaves 25-year-old Clementine Johns with no memory, she’s forced to start over. Now she has to figure out who she was and why she made the choices she did - which includes leaving the supposed love of her life, tattoo artist Ed Larsen, only a month before. Ed can hardly believe it when his ex shows up at his tattoo parlor with no memory of their past, asking about the breakup that nearly destroyed him. The last thing he needs is more heartache, but he can’t seem to let her go again. Should they walk away for good, or does their love deserve a repeat performance?

C. S. Pacat - Prince's ​Gambit
With ​their countries on the brink of war, Damen and his new master, Prince Laurent, must exchange the intrigues of the palace for the sweeping might of the battlefield as they travel to the border to avert a lethal plot. Forced to hide his identity, Damen finds himself increasingly drawn to the dangerous, charismatic Laurent. But as the fledgling trust between the two men deepens, the truth of secrets from both their pasts is poised to deal them the crowning death blow…

Michael Robotham - Bleed ​for Me
She's ​standing at the front door. Covered in blood. Is she the victim of a crime? Or the perpetrator? When Sienna Hegarty, a troubled friend of his daughter, comes to Joe O'Loughlin's door terrorized, incoherent, and covered in blood, he vows to unearth the dark secrets her mind has buried. The police find a major piece of the puzzle at Sienna's house: her father, a retired cop, murdered. Tests confirm that it's Mr. Herharty's blood on Sienna. She says she remembers nothing. Investigators take aim at Sienna. O'Loughlin senses something different is happening, something subterranean and terrifying to Sienna. It may be something in her mind. Or it may be something real. Someone real. Someone capable of the most grim and gruesome murder, and willing to kill again if anyone gets too close.

Trudi Canavan - The ​High Lord
In ​the city of Imardin, where magic and power walk hand-in-hand, a young street-girl, adopted by the Magicians' Guild, finds herself at the centre of a terrible plot that may destroy the entire world... Sonea has learned much at the Magicians' Guild and the other novices now treat her with a grudging respect. But she cannot forget what she witnessed in the High Lord Akkarin's underground chamber - or his warning that the realm's ancient enemy is growing in power once more. As Akkarin reveals more of his knowledge, Sonea does not know who to believe, or what she most fears. Could the truth really be as terrifying as the High Lord claims? Does an ancient power threaten them all? Or does the guild face a threat from a much closer source? The High Lord concludes Trudi Canavan's epic trilogy of action, magic and high adventure.

C. S. Pacat - Captive ​Prince (thai)
สำหรับประชาชนในประเทศ ​เดเมนคือวีรบุรุษแห่งสงคราม และเป็นผู้สืบทอดราชบัลลังก์ที่ถูกต้องแห่งอาคีลอส แต่เมื่อพี่ชายต่างมารดาของเขายึดอำนาจและขึ้นครองราชย์ เขาก็ถูกจับ ถอดยศศักดิ์ และถูกส่งตัวไปเป็นทาสเพื่อรับใช้เจ้าชายแห่งประเทศศัตรู เจ้าชายลอเรนต์ ผู้ซึ่งงดงาม มากด้วยแผนการ และเปี่ยมไปด้วยอันตราย เจ้าชายองค์นี้เป็นตัวอย่างที่ชัดเจนที่สุดถึงความเสื่อมโทรมของเเคว้นเวียร์ ความขัดแย้งทางการเมืองที่เกิดขึ้นในเเคว้นนั้น ทำให้เดเมนรู้ว่าไม่มีสิ่งใดเลยที่จะเป็นไปตามที่ตาเห็น และเมื่อรู้ตัวแล้วว่ากำลังตกอยู่ระหว่างเกมการเมืองเพื่อแย่งชิงราชบัลลังก์แห่งเวียร์ เขาก็ค้นพบว่าตนเองจะต้องให้ความร่วมมือกับลอเรนต์เพื่อที่จะเอาชีวิตรอดจากที่นี่และเพื่อช่วยเหลือประเทศของเขา สำหรับเดเมนแล้ว มีกฎเพียงข้อเดียวที่เขาต้องรักษาไว้ให้ได้ นั่นก็คือ ห้ามให้ใครรู้ถึงตัวตนที่แท้จริงของเขาโดยเด็ดขาด เพราะชายเพียงคนเดียวที่เขาจำเป็นต้องพึ่งพานั้น คือคนที่เกลียดชังเขายิ่งกว่าใครทั้งหมด...

John Flanagan - Le ​Chant des Wargals
Tandis ​que le royaume d’Araluen s’apprête à entrer en guerre contre Morgarath et ses Wargals, Will et Horace accompagnent le Rôdeur Gilan à Celtica, afin d’y rencontrer le Roi des Celtes. Mais la région est comme vidée de ses habitants. Evanlyn, une jeune fille qui s’est réfugiée dans les collines, leur apprend que la plupart ont été tués ou chassés par les Wargals. Gilan regagne Araluen pour en avertir immédiatement le Roi Duncan. Plutôt que de le suivre, Will, Horace et Evanlyn partent sur les traces d’un bataillon de Wargals qui ont enlevés des mineurs celtes. Ils découvrent alors que Morgarath est sur le point d’envahir Araluen…

C. S. Pacat - Kings ​Rising
The ​worldwide phenomenon continues from the boldly original author of "Captive Prince" and "Prince s Gambit. ""Damianos of Akielos has returned." His identity now revealed, Damen must face his master Prince Laurent as Damianos of Akielos, the man Laurent has sworn to kill. On the brink of a momentous battle, the future of both their countries hangs in the balance. In the south, Kastor's forces are massing. In the north, the Regent's armies are mobilising for war. Damen's only hope of reclaiming his throne is to fight together with Laurent against their usurpers. Forced into an uneasy alliance the two princes journey deep into Akielos, where they face their most dangerous opposition yet. But even if the fragile trust they have built survives the revelation of Damen's identity can it stand against the Regents final, deadly play for the throne?

John Flanagan - The ​Lost Stories
The ​secret history of the New York Times bestselling Ranger's Apprentice, with over 5 million copies sold in the U.S. alone! Unconfirmed accounts of a group of Araluen warriors - tales of adventure, battle, and triumph over evil - have spread for centuries throughout the known world. Most notable is a clan shrouded in mystery, phantom warriors known as the Rangers. Two names pass the lips of every storyteller: Halt, and his apprentice, Will. They and their comrades in arms are said to have traveled throughout the kingdom and beyond its borders, protecting those who needed it most. If true, these rumors can be only part of the story. Only now, centuries after these men and women walked the earth, do we have confirmation of their existence. Behold The Lost Stories, Book 11 in the Ranger's Apprentice epic. Perfect for fans of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings, T.H. White’s The Sword in the Stone, Christopher Paolini’s Eragon series, and George R. R. Martin’s Game of Thrones / A Song of Ice and Fire series.

Nick Vujicic - Limitless
Nick ​Vujicic knows there is no greater hope than trusting in God’s plan for your life. Born without arms or legs, Nick has experienced both the peak of hope and the depth of despair. But he has overcome his circumstances and physical limitations by clinging to his faith and understanding the limitless love and power God has for every person. Now he wants you to experience that same reassurance of hope and the power of God, everyday. In these fifty inspirational devotions, Nick shares his most compelling, hard-earned wisdom to help you face obstacles with confidence and courage and point you toward God. Whether you struggle with faith, relationships, career challenges, anger, health concerns, self-esteem, finding balance, or doubt in your dreams, Nick’s biblical encouragement and positive attitude will transform your life and show you that you can be limitless because God is limitless.

Kate Morton - The ​Lake House
The ​Lake House by Kate Morton is the mysterious and enchanting fifth novel from the number one bestselling author of The House at Riverton and The Secret Keeper. A missing child...June 1933, and the Edevane family's country house, Loeanneth, is polished and gleaming, ready for the much-anticipated Midsummer Eve party. Alice Edevane, sixteen years old and a budding writer, is especially excited. Not only has she worked out the perfect twist for her novel, she's also fallen helplessly in love with someone she shouldn't. But by the time midnight strikes and fireworks light up the night skies, the Edevane family will have suffered a loss so great that they leave Loeanneth forever. An abandoned house...Seventy years later, after a particularly troubling case, Sadie Sparrow is sent on an enforced break from her job with the Metropolitan Police. She retreats to her beloved grandfather's cottage in Cornwall but soon finds herself at a loose end. Until one day, Sadie stumbles upon an abandoned house surrounded by overgrown gardens and dense woods, and learns the story of a baby boy who disappeared without a trace. An unsolved mystery...Meanwhile, in the attic writing room of her elegant Hampstead home, the formidable Alice Edevane, now an old lady, leads a life as neatly plotted as the bestselling detective novels she writes. Until a young police detective starts asking questions about her family's past, seeking to resurrect the complex tangle of secrets Alice has spent her life trying to escape...

Hannah Kent - Burial ​Rites
A ​brilliant literary debut, inspired by a true story: the final days of a young woman accused of murder in Iceland in 1829. Set against Iceland's stark landscape, Hannah Kent brings to vivid life the story of Agnes, who, charged with the brutal murder of her former master, is sent to an isolated farm to await execution. Horrified at the prospect of housing a convicted murderer, the family at first avoids Agnes. Only Tóti, a priest Agnes has mysteriously chosen to be her spiritual guardian, seeks to understand her. But as Agnes's death looms, the farmer's wife and their daughters learn there is another side to the sensational story they've heard. Riveting and rich with lyricism, BURIAL RITES evokes a dramatic existence in a distant time and place, and asks the question, how can one woman hope to endure when her life depends upon the stories told by others?

Kylie Scott - Bodyguards ​sind auch Rockstars
Martha ​Nicholson hat es aufgegeben. Egal, wie sehr sie es auch versucht, sie kann die Funken, die zwischen ihr und Sam Knowles sprühen, einfach nicht länger ignorieren. Dabei ist der Bodyguard mit seiner ruhigen, besonnenen Art eigentlich so gar nicht ihr Typ, zumal sie sich sicher ist, dass er in ihr nicht mehr als ein Louboutin-tragendes, verwöhntes Partymädchen sieht. Doch Martha ist nicht mehr die, die sie vor ein paar Jahren war. Und sie hat sich in den Kopf gesetzt, Sam genau das zu beweisen - auch wenn das bedeutet, dass dieser all seine Prinzipien über Bord werfen muss ...

Kylie Scott - Dirty, ​Sexy, Love
Alex ​Parks würde am liebsten im Erdboden versinken. Da hat sie all ihren Mut zusammengenommen, um Eric Collins gegenüberzutreten - dem Mann, mit dem sie seit Monaten online flirtet -, doch der hat keine Ahnung, wer sie ist! Völlig gedemütigt will sie nur eins: nichts wie weg aus Coer d'Alene. Das muss Joe - Erics Bruder - mit allen Mitteln verhindern. Der in sich gekehrte Barkeeper wollte eigentlich nur den Online-Dating-Account seines Bruders löschen, ist dabei aber auf Alex' Profil gelandet - und hat augenblicklich sein Herz an die lustige, wunderschöne Frau verloren. Doch kann er Alex überzeugen, dass er der Mann ist, in den sie sich online verliebt hat?

Peter Carey - The ​Chemistry of Tears
An ​automaton, a secret love story, a man and a woman who can never meet, and the fate of the warming world are all brought to incandescent life in this haunting new novel from one of the most admired writers of our time. When Catherine Gehrig, a museum conservator and clock expert, finds out that her very married lover of thirteen years has dropped dead, she has keep her grief a secret. But with no outlet other than vodka, her sorrow is close to driving the hyper-rational Catherine mad. The only person who knew of their affair--her boss--tries to distract and rescue her by giving her a project that demands all of her attention: the reconstruction of an elaborate nineteenth-century automaton. In the crates containing its bits and pieces, Catherine discovers a series of notebooks written by Henry Brandling, who, in 1854, commissioned the extraordinary, eerie mechanical creature in an attempt to bring joy to his consumptive little son. Henry's is a personal account of his adventures in the wilds of Germany, a diary that brings Catherine unexpected comfort, fellow feeling and wonder. But it is the automaton itself, in its beautiful, uncanny imitation of life, that links Henry's life to Catherine's, as both are confronted with the miracle and catastrophe of human invention, and the body's astonishing chemistry of love and feeling.

J. L. Perry - Hooker
One ​night of passion with a sinfully hot stranger will change everything. By the author of the #1 bestseller BASTARD, J. L. Perry. Jade's young life was tough. After her mother died during childbirth and her father could no longer look after her, she was placed in foster care where she stayed for the next ten years. She grew up feeling unloved and unwanted as she was passed around from one screwed up home to the next. Things began to look up for her when she was adopted by a wealthy socialite at the age of eleven. Sometimes, though, things aren't always what they seem. Jade didn't know it at the time, but her new adoptive mother had big plans for her . . . Brock grew up privileged. He had everything going for him. Money, looks, charm, success and an endless array of beautiful women. He wasn't interested in commitment. To him women were easy. They practically threw themselves at his feet. All they wanted was to do something nobody had ever managed before. Snare the hot, rich bachelor. Then he met Jade. She was like a breath of fresh air. A challenge. Nothing like the women he was used to. Their one night together ignited something within him. A burning desire to own her, possess her, but Jade had other plans. Nobody says no to Brock Weston, nobody. But, when fate brings them together again, will he get what he wants? Or will Jade's secrets crush him, and destroy any chance they have of being together?

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