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Apocalypse Yesterday

By Brock Adams
  • ISBN Code: : 1643855549
  • Publisher : Crooked Lane Books
  • Pages : 272
  • Category : Fiction
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With his best and craziest days behind him, a Florida call center employee struggles through mind-numbing drudgery day after day--but he just might have a way to reclaim the madness and his former life. The zombie apocalypse is over. The humans have won. Life is back to normal. And Rip is bored as hell. It's not much of a life sitting in a call center in the poor town of Spanish Shanty, Florida, answering emails like a drone and listening to customer complaints. Rip was ruler of a tiny kingdom in the Lazy River waterpark, killing zombies by day and making passionate love at night. He misses the danger, the camaraderie, and the blistering love he once knew. He longs to feel Santana--his trusty machete--in his hand, and Davia--the fiercest woman alive--in his arms once again. He can still picture it-- life on the razor's edge--and he would do anything to get that feeling back. But what if Rip could get it back? He's totally desperate. Not normal desperate--more like ready-to-restart-the-apocalypse desperate. Condemning humanity to a repeat merely for an adrenaline rush is probably not a good idea. But life at the call center is nothing more than a slow death, and Rip might not be able to go on without trying to find out.

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The breakout horror/sci-fi series with over 1,000 5-star reviews is back and in a single collection for the first time. They thought they were alone. They were wrong... On October 15th, humanity went missing. A handful of scattered survivors wake to find the world empty of friends, family, and neighbors. Among them, a child searches for his family. A special agent turned enemy of the state survives a fiery plane crash with no way to reach his daughter. A serial killer discovers he’s no longer at the top of the food chain. Now, these strangers must find the strength inside them to weather the new world. But they are not alone. In the absence of civilization, a new threat emerges. In the stillness, it waits and watches, preying on their weakness. Their only hope is to find more survivors, rise above their fear, and face the oncoming darkness. ★★★★★ "After reading the first book, I went and got the whole series. After many weeks of enjoyment I kind of had withdrawals over being finished with the series." -- Cynthia ★★★★★ "I loved the development of each character, honestly I could not put these books down!!! Sean Platt and David Wright are now my favorite sci-fi writers, I can’t wait to read everything they’ve written!" -- Lenore Barszczuk ★★★★★ "Why did I like this book and give it five stars? Let me try to count the ways: 1) This is an apocalyptic story with a bonus - a second apocalyptic story embedded. I have never read any other book like this. 2) The characters in this book have more depth than you originally anticipate. 3) Just as you think you've discovered the hero, s(he) proves you wrong - all the way to the end of the book." -- Clarkson ★★★★★ "This is the best apocalyptic thriller I have ever read. So gripping and terrifying at times. Loved it! I caught myself staying up til almost daylight because I couldn't make myself put it down." -- Lisa P ★★★★★ "This is storytelling at its best. A compelling plot and great characters. I am thankful that I started this series after it was finished because it would have killed me to have to wait for more episodes!" -- booklovingmom ★★★★★ "A terrific tale...well written! Superbly paced with lots of action... nearly always something going on or about to happen." -- R. Nicholson ★★★★★ "If you are a fan of the post apocalyptic, dystopian genre, and prefer epic sized tales, stop reading and just go buy the book. This is the kind of thing that has me completely mesmerized. I'm sneaking chapters at work, I'm up at 3am reading it, I'm reading before I leave in the morning, waiting to pick up kids... You get the idea." -- D. T. Douglas ★★★★★ "This series is pure eye-ball crack for the reader... Great plot, realistic characters, heart-smashing action, it's just twenty levels of awesomesauce, as is the case with all of their stories... If you love drama, action, thriller and post-apocalyptic, you will love, YESTERDAY'S GONE." -- Flint Macwood If you're looking for a tense post-apocalyptic thriller that will leave you guessing until the very end, Yesterday's Gone is for you! WARNING: This is a post-apocalyptic horror story where bad people do evil things, and as such, this series features disturbing scenes and foul language. While it is all within the context of the story, some listeners may find this content offensive.

Breathers

By S.G. Browne
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  • Publisher : Crown
  • Book Code : 0767931661
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 510
  • Pdf File: breathers.pdf

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For zombie aficionados everywhere, a hilarious debut novel about life (and love) after death. Meet Andy Warner, a recently deceased everyman and newly minted zombie. Resented by his parents, abandoned by his friends, and reviled by a society that no longer considers him human, Andy is having a bit of trouble adjusting to his new existence. But all that changes when he goes to an Undead Anonymous meeting and finds kindred souls in Rita, an impossibly sexy recent suicide with a taste for the formaldehyde in cosmetic products, and Jerry, a twenty-one-year-old car-crash victim with an exposed brain and a penchant for Renaissance pornography. When the group meets a rogue zombie who teaches them the joys of human flesh, things start to get messy, and Andy embarks on a journey of self-discovery that will take him from his casket to the SPCA to a media-driven class-action lawsuit on behalf of the rights of zombies everywhere. Darkly funny, surprisingly touching, and gory enough to satisfy even the most discerning reader, Breathers is a romantic zombie comedy (rom-zom-com, for short) that will leave you laughing, squirming, and clamoring for more.

Yesterday's Gone: Season One

By Sean Platt,David W. Wright
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Sterling & Stone LLC
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 579
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 197
  • Pdf File: yesterday-s-gone.pdf

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Start the first season of the groundbreaking post-apocalyptic serial: Yesterday's Gone; the breakout horror/sci-fi series with over 1000 5-star reviews! They thought they were alone. But they were wrong... On October 15th, humanity went missing, leaving only a handful of scattered survivors behind. The world is now empty of friends, family, and neighbors. Among them, an eight-year-old child searches for his family, only to find a nightmare he never expected. A special agent turned enemy of the state survives a fiery plane crash with no way to reach his daughter. But is he who he says, or even thinks he is? A reporter will do anything to reconnect with his son, even if he has to wander the empty streets of Manhattan to find him, and even if those streets aren't really so empty. A mother and daughter are desperate to survive with their two remaining neighbors, on the run but with nowhere to go. A teenage boy who spent his life bullied and who might be the only person in the world that's happy to see it gone. And a brilliantly brutal serial killer who will do anything he can to stay at the top of the food chain. Now, these strangers must find the strength to survive in the new world. But they are not alone. In the absence of civilization, a new threat emerges. In the stillness, it waits and watches, preying on their weakness. Their only hope is to find more survivors, rise above their fear, and face the oncoming darkness. But can they unite before they, too, are lost? And can they all be trusted? Get Yesterday’s Gone now and see what thousands of readers like you have already discovered! ★★★★★ "I started reading this book and COULD. NOT. STOP. I read it at work. I read it in the bathroom. I admit it - I even read it a little while driving - during every stop light and every parking lot imitation I sat through on I-84. I couldn't put it down until I was done." -- Sidney von Katzendame ★★★★★ "So, first star is for creating the mystery. Second star is for the writing which sets the scene without weighing down the action with irrelevant and excessively detailed descriptions. Third star is for neatly balancing action with story so that neither outweighs the other. Fourth star is for the array of characters whose personalities and personal stories are built along the way. Fifth star is for making me want to continue the story and buy the next season." -- Tammy ★★★★★ "When Dickens wrote in serialized format he was paid by the word. This led to lengthy chapters that came to define the modern novel. If Platt & Wright could get paid per tense moment, they'd make serious bank." -- WMG ★★★★★ "I absolutely LOVE 'Yesterday's Gone', and although I haven't hit the explanation yet (and trust me, thinking of the possibilities of an explanation during Season 1 and 2 will drive you absolutely crazy), My time for me and my husband to read this series together every night is the best spent time in my day." -- Micah Harkins Season One of Yesterday’s Gone by Sean Platt and David W. Wright is a tense post-apocalyptic serialized thriller that will leave you guessing to the end. Combining TV’s thrilling, episodic nature with the in-depth character only found in novels, Yesterday’s Gone created a new wave in fiction. If you like The Stand and LOST, you’ll love this series that combines tension, intrigue, and fear of the unknown. WARNING: This is a post-apocalyptic horror story where bad people do evil things, and as such, this series features disturbing scenes and foul language. While it is all within the context of the story, some listeners may find this content offensive.

Yesterday's Tomorrows

By W. H. G. Armytage
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1000512266
  • Total of Pages : 302
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 846
  • Pdf File: yesterday-s-tomorrows.pdf

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First published in 1968, Yesterday’s Tomorrows elucidates on the favourite occupation of man: forecasting the future. By man’s predictions, he mirrors his own wish-fulfilments, displacements, projections, denials, evasions and withdrawals. These predications can take the form of countries of the imagination, ‘mirror worlds’ like Rabelais’ Ever-Ever lands or the Erewhon of Butler. Alternatively, they may spring from panic, reflecting fear rather than hope, often manifesting themselves, in our technological age, as reports of ‘flying saucers’ or invasions from another planet. In either form, they provide philosophers, scientists, doctors and sociologists with material for evaluating man’s future needs, offering both criticism of our present society, plans for our future, and release from tension and disequilibrium. Professor Armytage shows in this book how such ‘visions’ can, and do, refresh minds for renewed grappling with the present by arming them with ideas for man’s future needs. He indicates that, out of an apparent welter of futuristic fantasies, a constructive debate about tomorrow is emerging, providing us with operational models of what tomorrow could be. This book will hold special interest for students of philosophy and of English literature.

See You Yesterday

By Rachel Lynn Solomon
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1665901942
  • Total of Pages : 432
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 405
  • Pdf File: see-you-yesterday.pdf

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From the author of Today Tonight Tomorrow comes a magical romance in the vein of Groundhog Day about a girl forced to relive her disastrous first day of college—only to discover that her nemesis is stuck in the time loop with her. Barrett Bloom is hoping college will be a fresh start after a messy high school experience. But when school begins on September 21st, everything goes wrong. She’s humiliated by the know-it-all in her physics class, she botches her interview for the college paper, and at a party that night, she accidentally sets a frat on fire. She panics and flees, and when she realizes her roommate locked her out of their dorm, she falls asleep in the common room. The next morning, Barrett’s perplexed to find herself back in her dorm room bed, no longer smelling of ashes and crushed dreams. It’s September 21st. Again. And after a confrontation with Miles, the guy from Physics 101, she learns she’s not alone—he’s been trapped for months. When her attempts to fix her timeline fail, she agrees to work with Miles to find a way out. Soon they’re exploring the mysterious underbelly of the university and going on wild, romantic adventures. As they start falling for each other, they face the universe’s biggest unanswered question yet: what happens to their relationship if they finally make it to tomorrow?

Climate Wars

By Harald Welzer
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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Book Code : 1509501630
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Political Science
  • Members : 290
  • Pdf File: climate-wars.pdf

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Struggles over drinking water, new outbreaks of mass violence, ethnic cleansing, civil wars in the earth's poorest countries, endless flows of refugees: these are the new conflicts and forces shaping the world of the 21st century. They no longer hinge on ideological rivalries between great powers but rather on issues of class, religion and resources. The genocides of the last century have taught us how quickly social problems can spill over into radical and deadly solutions. Rich countries are already developing strategies to garner resources and keep 'climate refugees' at bay. In this major book Harald Welzer shows how climate change and violence go hand in hand. Climate change has far-reaching consequences for the living conditions of peoples around the world: inhabitable spaces shrink, scarce resources become scarcer, injustices grow deeper, not only between North and South but also between generations, storing up material for new social tensions and giving rise to violent conflicts, civil wars and massive refugee flows. Climate change poses major new challenges in terms of security, responsibility and justice, but as Welzer makes disturbingly clear, very little is being done to confront them. The paperback edition includes a new Preface that brings the book up to date and addresses the most recent developments and trends.

The Apocalypse Codex

By Charles Stross
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 1101581131
  • Total of Pages : 368
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 306
  • Pdf File: the-apocalypse-codex.pdf

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For outstanding heroism in the field (despite himself), computational demonologist Bob Howard is on the fast track for promotion to management within the Laundry, the supersecret British government agency tasked with defending the realm from occult threats. Assigned to External Assets, Bob discovers the company (unofficially) employs freelance agents to deal with sensitive situations that may embarrass Queen and Country. So when Ray Schiller—an American televangelist with the uncanny ability to miraculously heal the ill—becomes uncomfortably close to the Prime Minister, External Assets dispatches the brilliant, beautiful, and entirely unpredictable Persephone Hazard to infiltrate the Golden Promise Ministries and discover why the preacher is so interested in British politics. And it’s Bob’s job to make sure Persephone doesn’t cause an international incident. But it’s a supernatural incident that Bob needs to worry about—a global threat even the Laundry may be unable to clean up…

October's Gone

By Sean Platt,David W. Wright
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Sterling & Stone LLC
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 162
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 375
  • Pdf File: october-s-gone.pdf

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From the bestselling authors of Yesterday's Gone, Karma Police, WhiteSpace, and more comes a new tense post-apocalyptic thriller that will leave you guessing until the very end. On October 15, Elizabeth Coombs wakes up from one nightmare to find herself in another ... Her husband and son have gone on a midnight fishing trip and the world outside has changed in subtle but unmistakable ways. There’s a freak storm, strange lights in the sky, sounds that don’t seem right, and something lurking outside her rental cabin — something that should not be. At first, Liz tries to tell herself it’s all in her head, symptoms of her mental illness, symptoms she tries to treat with pills. The same pills her abusive husband derides her for taking. Maybe she’s just on edge because, in two days, she secretly plans to take her son and leave with her best friend, going far away where her husband can never hurt them again. Everything will be okay, she tells herself. But then her son returns home alone with no idea where his father is. Just one problem, she knows her son is lying. The boy KNOWS what happened. Why isn’t he telling her? October's Gone is a new stand alone book written within the multi-dimensional, post-apocalyptic world of Yesterday's Gone. Read it today!

Tomorrow's Gone Season One

By Sean Platt,David W. Wright
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Sterling & Stone LLC
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 479
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 337
  • Pdf File: tomorrow-s-gone-season-one.pdf

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The highly-anticipated new series set in the post-apocalyptic wasteland first brought to life in best-seller Yesterday’s Gone … is here. Fourteen years ago on a parallel Earth, a mysterious alien species turned most of the planet into uninhabitable Ruins where the rules of nature were drastically altered and caused almost everyone to disappear. In the aftermath of The Event, two groups survived: one formed a new society in one of the few untouched areas, and the other hid underground, to wait for the world to recover. But now those who hid have returned to the surface, seeking the girl who could be the world’s savior — or its destruction. Tomorrow's Gone Season One is the first book in Sean Platt and David W. Wright's new tense post-apocalyptic serialized thriller that will leave you guessing to the end. If you like The Stand and LOST, you’ll love this series that combines tension, intrigue, and fear of the unknown. WARNING: This is a post-apocalyptic horror story where bad people do evil things, and as such, this series features disturbing scenes and foul language. While it is all within the context of the story, some readers may find this content offensive.