I'm Glad My Mom Died
It Ends with Us
Verity
Overkill
Ugly Love
Where the Crawdads Sing
The Challenge
All Good People Here
The Time For Love
The 6:20 Man
The Good Guy
November 9

A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers
  • Author : Henry David Thoreau
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 1998-12-01
  • ISBN : 9781440672712
  • Detail : Thoreau's account of his 1839 boat trip is a finely crafted tapestry of travel writing, essays, and lyrical poetry. Thoreau interweaves descriptions of natural phenomena, the rural landscape, and local characters with digressions on literature and philosophy, the Native American and Puritian histories of New England, the Bhagavad Gita, the imperfections of Christianity, and many other subjects. Although it shares many of the themes in Thoreau's classic Walden, A Week on the Concord offers an alternative perspective on his analaysis of the relationship between nature and culture. For more than ...

Fly Solo

Fly Solo
  • Author : Teresa Rodriguez Williamson
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2007-02-06
  • ISBN : 9781440678035
  • Detail : There's a whole big world out there. Here's how every woman can get out and conquer it-solo. This is an inspiring guide for women who want to "fly solo"-yet stay safe, sane, and solvent during their travels. With candid advice and insider's secrets about some of the most exciting places on earth, readers will find: - A quiz to help determine what sorts of trips best suit one's personality, interests, and goals - The essential female-friendly spots every woman should visit - Why each destination is perfect for solo travelers, important foreign phrases, what to pack, what shoes to wear, special ...

Volunteer

Volunteer
  • Author : Lonely Planet
  • Publisher : Lonely Planet
  • Release Date : 2017-07-01
  • ISBN : 9781787010017
  • Detail : Are you looking for a more meaningful travel experience? Do you want to give back to the communities you visit, make a genuine connection with locals, meet like-minded travellers and build your skills? International volunteering opens up all these opportunities and this book has all the advice you need to get there. Much more than just a resource directory, Volunteer is packed with invaluable information and full-colour inspiration to get you planning your perfect short- or long-term volunteer experience anywhere in the world. Whether it's monitoring sea turtles in Greece, helping set up handi...

The Bells of Old Tokyo

The Bells of Old Tokyo
  • Author : Anna Sherman
  • Publisher : Picador
  • Release Date : 2019-08-13
  • ISBN : 9781250206411
  • Detail : An elegant and absorbing tour of Tokyo and its residents From 1632 until 1854, Japan’s rulers restricted contact with foreign countries, a near isolation that fostered a remarkable and unique culture that endures to this day. In hypnotic prose and sensual detail, Anna Sherman describes searching for the great bells by which the inhabitants of Edo, later called Tokyo, kept the hours in the shoguns’ city. An exploration of Tokyo becomes a meditation not just on time, but on history, memory, and impermanence. Through Sherman’s journeys around the city and her friendship with the owner of a ...

The Golden Road

The Golden Road
  • Author : Caille Millner
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2008-01-29
  • ISBN : 9781101221310
  • Detail : The true story of a remarkable young woman's struggle to find a home in the world Caille Millner is a rising star on the literary scene. A graduate of Harvard University, she was first published at age sixteen and was recently named one of Columbia Journalism Review's Ten Young Writers on the Rise. The Golden Road is Millner's clear-eyed and transfixing memoir. From her childhood in a Latino neighborhood in San Jose, California, and coming of age in a more affluent yet quietly hostile Silicon Valley suburb to a succession of imagined promised lands-Harvard, London, post-apartheid South Africa,...

Every Trail Has a Story

Every Trail Has a Story
  • Author : Bob Henderson
  • Publisher : Dundurn
  • Release Date : 2005-03-07
  • ISBN : 9781459717893
  • Detail : LIMITED TIME OFFER Canada is packed with intriguing places for travel where heritage and landscape interact to create stories that fire our imagination. Scattered across the land are incredible tales of human life over the centuries. From the Majorville rock formation (dated as being older than Stonehenge), through the systems of walking trails developed by pre-contact Native Peoples, and the fur trade routes, to the more recent grand stories of the Chilkoot Gold Rush of 1897, Bob Henderson, the traveller, captures our living history in its relationship to the land – best expressed through t...

Dreams of Elsewhere

Dreams of Elsewhere
  • Author : Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Publisher : Neil Wilson Publishing
  • Release Date : 2011-04-30
  • ISBN : 9781906476236
  • Detail : Best known for his fiction writing, Robert Louis Stevenson was also an essayist, journalist, poet and travel writer. His first major work was An Inland Voyage, an account of his journey by canoe from Antwerp to northern France. The companion work to this, Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes (1879), is widely regarded as a travel-writing classic. June Skinner Sawyers has brought together the most comprehensive and representative sampling of Robert Louis Stevenson's prolific travel output, including excerpts from his most famous travel books, travel essays and travel poetry. The result is a co...

Ticket to Paradise

Ticket to Paradise
  • Author : Ben Stubbs
  • Publisher : HarperCollins Australia
  • Release Date : 2012-05-01
  • ISBN : 9780730497387
  • Detail : In the wilds of Paraguay live blue-eyed South Americans with surnames like Smith and McCreen. This is the intriguing story of their ancestors, an idealistic Australian journalist called William Lane, and a colony called New Australia. In 1893, Australian journalist William Lane dreamed of creating a utopia where his socialist ideals could flourish, far away from his home in Queensland. He enlisted 238 followers and convinced them to sail across the Pacific with him to Paraguay, where he intended to create a paradise where brotherhood would be the order of the day and where hard work would reap...

Home Dry in Normandy

Home   Dry in Normandy
  • Author : George East
  • Publisher : Orion
  • Release Date : 2010-08-26
  • ISBN : 9781409105824
  • Detail : The brilliantly entertaining true story of how one couple set out with a dream of moving to France - and got far more than they ever bargained for. HOME & DRY IN NORMANDY is the first of two books following the adventures of George and Donella East as they try to realise their dream of living the good life in rural France. After months of property-hunting, the couple arrive at The Mill of the Flea, a dilapidated and long-abandoned eighteenth-century water mill set in ten acres of fields, woods, streams and mud in the heart of the magical Cotentin peninsula of Normandy. There, the Easts set abo...

Harnett County

Harnett County
  • Author : John Hairr
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2002-07-31
  • ISBN : 9781439613948
  • Detail : Marked by the diversity of its land and the resilience of its people, Harnett County boasts a rich history characterized by military battles and local politics, notable figures and prominent industries, and the commitment of its people to improve their communities for future generations. From the steep hills and swift creeks of the Piedmont to the scrub oaks and barren soil of the Sandhills, from the Mingo Swamp to the Cape Fear River, Harnett County's topography has challenged and inspired newcomers for centuries, strengthening their spirit, hardening their resolve, and shaping each community...

The Road

The Road
  • Author : Jack London
  • Publisher : Courier Dover Publications
  • Release Date : 2016-10-03
  • ISBN : 9780486816364
  • Detail : "I went on 'The Road' because I couldn't keep away from it; because I hadn't the price of the railroad fare in my jeans; because I was so made that I couldn't work all my life on 'one same shift'; because — well, just because it was easier to than not to." Jack London's "road" is the railroad, and these reminiscences paint a vivid portrait of life in the United States during the major economic depression of the 1890s. His compelling adventures include a month-long detention in a state penitentiary for vagrancy, as well as his travels with Kelly's Army, a group of unemployed workers who unite...

Thrilling Cities

Thrilling Cities
  • Author : Ian Fleming
  • Publisher : McClelland & Stewart
  • Release Date : 2015-02-03
  • ISBN : 9781551997933
  • Detail : The author of the phenomenally successful James Bond series takes you on a tour of some of the most amazing cities in the world, including Honolulu, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Hamburg, Hong Kong, Macau, Geneva, Tokyo, Berlin, Vienna, Naples and Monte Carlo. The book is based on a series of newspaper articles written by Fleming, and describes the cities with the same mix of a novelists imagination and an intelligence operative’s keen eye that made the 007 stories so gripping. Penguin Random House Canada is proud to bring you classic works of literature in ebook form, with the ...