Category : Biography & Autobiography
Editor : One World
ISBN : 9780399589669
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The brilliant coming-of-age-and-into-superstardom story of one of the greatest artists of all time, in his own words—featuring never-before-seen photos, original scrapbooks and lyric sheets, and the exquisite memoir he began writing before his tragic death NAMED ONE OF THE BEST MUSIC BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST AND THE GUARDIAN • NOMINATED FOR THE NAACP IMAGE AWARD Prince was a musical genius, one of the most beloved, accomplished, and acclaimed musicians of our time. He was a startlingly original visionary with an imagination deep enough to whip up whole worlds, from the sexy, gritty funk paradise of “Uptown” to the mythical landscape of Purple Rain to the psychedelia of “Paisley Park.” But his most ambitious creative act was turning Prince Rogers Nelson, born in Minnesota, into Prince, one of the greatest pop stars of any era. The Beautiful Ones is the story of how Prince became Prince—a first-person account of a kid absorbing the world around him and then creating a persona, an artistic vision, and a life, before the hits and fame that would come to define him. The book is told in four parts. The first is the memoir Prince was writing before his tragic death, pages that bring us into his childhood world through his own lyrical prose. The second part takes us through Prince’s early years as a musician, before his first album was released, via an evocative scrapbook of writing and photos. The third section shows us Prince’s evolution through candid images that go up to the cusp of his greatest achievement, which we see in the book’s fourth section: his original handwritten treatment for Purple Rain—the final stage in Prince’s self-creation, where he retells the autobiography of the first three parts as a heroic journey. The book is framed by editor Dan Piepenbring’s riveting and moving introduction about his profound collaboration with Prince in his final months—a time when Prince was thinking deeply about how to reveal more of himself and his ideas to the world, while retaining the mystery and mystique he’d so carefully cultivated—and annotations that provide context to the book’s images. This work is not just a tribute to an icon, but an original and energizing literary work in its own right, full of Prince’s ideas and vision, his voice and image—his undying gift to the world.

Category : Juvenile Fiction
Editor : Scholastic UK
ISBN : 9781407135298
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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If you love the danger and sword-fighting of MERLIN, you'll like this! In a discontent kingdom, civil war is brewing. To unify the divided people, Conner, a nobleman of the court, devises a cunning plan to find an impersonator of the king's long-lost son and install him as a puppet prince. Four orphans are recruited to compete for the role, including a defiant boy named Sage. Sage knows that Conner's motives are more than questionable, yet his life balances on a sword's point - he must be chosen to play the prince or he will certainly be killed. As Sage's journey continues, layer upon layer of treachery and deceit unfold, until finally a truth is revealed that proves more dangerous than all of the lies put together.

Category : Fiction
Editor : Sierra Simone
ISBN : 9781732172210
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 348
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As a young soldier, Vice President Embry Moore learned the bittersweet truth about loving a hero: it can never last. Having made sacrifice after silent sacrifice to protect the best man he’s ever known, he’s only just now found his way back into Ash’s arms--and into the heart of Ash’s wife, Greer. But when Greer is taken from Ash and Embry’s bed, it sets in motion a series of painful revelations that threaten to turn their years of tortured love against them… From the USA Today bestselling author of American Queen comes the second installment in the New Camelot trilogy, a contemporary fairy tale of power, pain, and an all-consuming love that won’t be denied.

Category : Young Adult Fiction
Editor : A&C Black
ISBN : 9781408812006
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 400
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'Hale's writing is beautiful, with a vivid eye for detail' Daily Telegraph Anidora-Kiladra Talianna Isilee, Crown Princess of Kilindree, spent the first years of her life listening to her aunt's incredible stories, and learning the language of the birds. Little knowing how valuable her aunt's strange knowledge would prove to be when she grew older. From the Grimm's fairy tale of the princess who became a goose girl before she could become a queen, Shannon Hale has woven an incredible, original and magical tale of a girl who must understand her own incredible talents before she can overcome those who wish her harm. Shannon Hale has drawn on her incredible gift for storytelling to create a powerful and magical grown-up fairytale.

Category : Heirs
Editor :
ISBN : 9798666091043
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 262
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Category : Juvenile Fiction
Editor : Scholastic Inc.
ISBN : 9781338633450
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 227
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With their world on the brink of war, three young heroes from opposite sides of the conflict embark on a dangerous quest that could change everything. This beautiful book expands on the events of Season 1 of the hit Netflix show The Dragon Prince. WAR IS COMING . . . Four full moons past, humans crossed into the magical lands of Xadia and committed an unspeakable crime: They destroyed the only egg of the Dragon King and Queen. Now a young Moonshadow elf assassin has been sent on her first mission; she will make the humans pay for their heinous act. But before she can complete her task, she and two human princes make an astonishing discovery . . . a discovery that could change everything. And so the three reluctant allies set off in a desperate attempt to stop the coming war. Their journey won't be easy, but the trio soon learns that the most serious threat to their quest can't be fought with magic or physical strength. Can these young heroes overcome the longstanding hatred between humans and elves, and restore peace to their world?Written by Aaron Ehasz (co-creator of The Dragon Prince and head writer of Avatar: The Last Airbender) and Melanie McGanney Ehasz, this first canon novel based on the Netflix original series finally gives fans the full story.

Category : Fiction
Editor : Funstory
ISBN : 9781649918277
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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Once he crossed the Qing Dynasty, he even became the 'Eighth Lord's Blessing'. Chi He really wanted to give the God a middle finger! How could she, a lowly commoner, live to become a prince in the name of Fu Jin! Competing for a favor? No! A duel? No! A palace battle? Not to mention! However, she wasn't willing to die just like that! After some thought, Chi He River set a goal for himself! Even if he didn't have the love of a man, the company of a child was still worth it! Thus, every day she would open her eyes and think about one thing. Would she be able to make Eighth Lord stay for the night today?

Category : Fiction
Editor : Funstory
ISBN : 9781648140174
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 344
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She was originally the eldest daughter of the direct descendant of the Duke of Zhenguo Palace. Her father did not like her and her mother had died a long time ago. An imperial edict had chosen the Mansion of The State Direct Daughter as the foolish Qin Wang Princess. She, who had originally admired the King of Zhao, had become the shield for her stepsister. After being killed by mistake, what kind of brilliance would a cowardly soul emit when replaced by a genius who possessed a Special Ability? So what if you're a foolish king, her plant Special Ability can take a person's life and can also send a person's life, what if you can't cure a fool?

Category : Fiction
Editor : Funstory
ISBN : 9781636543802
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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When modern poison doctors fought the ancient evil kings, they relied on tactics and wily tactics. Let's see who could tame who.

Category : Juvenile Fiction
Editor : Samaira Book Publishers
ISBN : 9788193540190
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 128
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