By Alfred Lansing

In August 1914, polar explorer Ernest Shackleton boarded the Endurance and set sail for Antarctica, the place he deliberate to pass the final uncharted continent walking. In January 1915, after struggling with its manner via 1000 miles of pack ice and just a day’s sail wanting its vacation spot, the Endurance became locked in an island of ice. Thus all started the mythical ordeal of Shackleton and his team of twenty-seven men.
 
For ten months the ice-moored Endurance drifted northwest earlier than it used to be eventually overwhelmed among ice floes. with out techniques left, Shackleton and a skeleton workforce tried a near-impossible trip over 850 miles of the South Atlantic’s heaviest seas to the nearest outpost of civilization. Their survival, and the survival of the lads they left at the back of, relied on their small lifeboat effectively discovering the island of South Georgia—a tiny dot of land in an unlimited and adversarial ocean.
 
In Endurance, the definitive account of Ernest Shackleton’s fateful journey, Alfred Lansing brilliantly narrates the harrowing and brilliant voyage that has outlined heroism for the fashionable age.

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By Andrew Lane

The 12 months is 1868, and Sherlock Holmes is fourteen. His lifestyles is that of a wonderfully usual military officer’s son: boarding institution, stable manners, a classical schooling – the spine of the British Empire. yet all that's approximately to alter. together with his father by surprise published to India, and his mom mysteriously ‘unwell’, Sherlock is shipped to stick with his eccentric uncle and aunt of their sizeable condo in Hampshire. So starts off a summer season that leads Sherlock to discover his first homicide, a kidnap, corruption and a brilliantly sinister villain of exquisitely malign cause . . .

The dying Cloud is the 1st in a sequence of novels during which the enduring detective is reimagined as an excellent, stricken and interesting teen – growing unputdownable detective adventures that stay precise to the spirit of the unique books.

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By Margaret Peterson Haddix

Jonah and Katherine trip to 1918 with the Romanov kids within the 6th booklet of the New York Times bestselling The lacking sequence, which Kirkus stories calls “plenty of enjoyable and nice for historical past lecturers as well.”

It’s a paradox: while Jonah and Katherine locate themselves on a project to come back Alexei and Anastasia Romanov to heritage after which keep them from the Russian Revolution, they're at a loss. simply because of their personal time, the bones of Alexei and Anastasia were absolutely pointed out via DNA trying out. What desire have they got of saving Alexis and Anastasia’s lives whilst the twenty-first century has evidence in their deaths?

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By Catherine McKenzie

An Amazon most sensible ebook of the Year
A Goodreads most sensible e-book of the Month

From the the world over bestselling writer Catherine McKenzie comes an evocative story of 2 girls navigating the secrets and techniques and lies on the middle of a wildfire threatening their town.

After a decadelong occupation battling wildfires, Elizabeth has traded in her former lifestyles for a quieter one together with her husband. Now she works because the neighborhood arson investigator in a gorgeous, old fashioned city within the Rockies. yet that tranquil lifestyles vanishes while she and her husband conform to divorce and a hearth in within reach Cooper Basin starts to unfold swiftly. For Elizabeth, containing a raging wildfire is less complicated than accepting that her marriage has failed.

For Elizabeth’s ex-friend Mindy, who feels disconnected from her husband and teen childrens, the hearth represents an opportunity to discover a brand new goal: assisting a guy who has misplaced his domestic to the blaze. yet her religion is shattered by way of a stunning accusation.

As the encroaching inferno threatens the town’s citizens, Elizabeth and Mindy needs to detect what is going to be misplaced within the fireplace, and what's going to be saved.

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By Dennis Pagen

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This all-new publication is certain to develop into the normal paragliding guide worldwide. It provides a close step by step education technique with the newest suggestions and follows the USHGA education application.

Whether you're new to paragliding or desire to take a refresher path to shine your abilities, this ebook is certain to supply a goldmine of data.

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By Neil Gaiman

Catch a fallen big name . . .

Tristran thorn promised to convey again a fallen superstar. So he units out on a trip to meet the request of his liked, the hauntingly appealing Victoria Forester—and stumbles into the enchanted realm that lies past the wall of his English state city. wealthy with experience and magic, Stardust is one in all grasp storyteller Neil Gaiman's such a lot cherished stories, and the foundation for the hit movie.

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By Michael J. Tougias, Casey Sherman

Within the iciness of 1952, New England was once battered by means of the main brutal nor’easter in years. because the climate wreaked havoc on land, the freezing Atlantic grew to become a wind-whipped area of peril, atmosphere the degree for some of the most heroic rescue tales ever lived.

In the early hours of Monday, February 18, whereas the typhoon raged, oil tankers, the Pendleton and the Fort Mercer, found themselves within the comparable frightening main issue. outfitted with "dirty steel," and never ready to resist such ferocious seas, either tankers break up in , leaving the handfuls of fellows on board completely on the Atlantic’s mercy. The most interesting Hours is the gripping, real tale of the valiant try to rescue the souls huddling contained in the damaged halves of the 2 ships.

The spellbinding story is overflowing with breathtaking scenes, as boats capsize, bows and sterns crash into each other, and males hurl themselves into the raging sea of their terrifying conflict for survival.

Not the entire eighty-four males stuck at sea in the course of that brutal typhoon survived, yet contemplating the percentages, it’s a miracle—and a testomony to their bravery—that any got here domestic to inform their stories in any respect.

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The epic voyages proceed in The Tree of Water, the fourth event in bestselling writer Elizabeth Haydon's acclaimed delusion sequence for younger readers, The misplaced Journals of Ven Polypheme.

As Royal Reporter of the land of Serendair, it's the responsibility of younger Charles Magnus "Ven" Polypheme to commute the realm and search out magic hiding in simple sight. yet Ven must get away the clutches of the nefarious Thief Queen, ruler of the Gated urban, whose minions are trying to find him. His pal, the merrow Amariel, has the suitable approach to his issue: Ven and Char will sign up for her to discover the area underneath the sea.

As they trip in the course of the sea, Ven reveals himself surrounded via wonders more than he may have ever imagined. however the fantastic thing about the sea is greater than matched via the hazards lurking inside its depths, and Ven and his neighbors quickly observe that during order to save lots of millions of blameless lives, they might need to sacrifice their very own. For every thing within the ocean must eat…

"A pleasant epic myth that would allure a readership either older and more youthful than the objective audience." ―Booklist (starred evaluation) on The Floating Island

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