双城记:A Tale of Two Cities(英文版)
The timeless classic of love and sacrifice during the FrenchRevolution！With insight and compassion, Dickens casts his talewith such memorable characters as the evil Madame Defarge and herknitted patterns of death, the gentle Lucie Manette and herunfailing devotion to her downtrodden father, and the courageousSydney Carton, who would give his own love——and life——for a womanthat would never be his.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
"Turning the envelope over, his hand trembling, Harry saw a purple wax seal bearing a coat of arms; a lion, an eagle, a badger and a snake surrounding a large letter 'H'.Harry Potter has never even heard of Hogwarts when the letters start dropping on the doormat at number four, Privet Drive. Addressed in green ink on yellowish parchment with a purple seal, they are swiftly confiscated by his grisly aunt and uncle. Then, on Harry's eleventh birthday, a great beetle-eyed giant of a man called Rubeus Hagrid bursts in with some astonishing news: Harry Potter is a wizard, and he has a place at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. An incredible adventure is about to begin!
人鼠之间 Of Mice and Men(壹力文库 百灵鸟英文经典)
The Day I Will Never Forget
Ezekiel's homework assignment is quite simple: write an English composition, otherwise known as an essay, on the topic "The Day I Will Never Forget." There's only one problem: Ezekiel has no idea what to write. Why? Because the life of this 6 year old boy has been a series of very ordinary, forgettable days. But when his class teacher, the meticulous, rabbit-loving Miss Agbo announces that a prize will be awarded to the student with the best essay, the homework becomes a competition, which Ezekiel and his classmates are determined to win at all costs. As the deadline approaches, Ezekiel's life is visited by an array of dramatic episodes. Caught in the middle of all the drama is his teacher, Miss Agbo, who despite being a keen romantic has been unlucky in love. Will Ezekiel win? Will Miss Agbo finally find love? This heartwarming tale of primary school life in 1990s Nigeria is witty, nostalgic and unforgettable. This book is perfect for beginning readers, children who love reading funny chapter books and adults who enjoy reading African children's literature.
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
You are sharing the Dark Lord's thoughts and emotions. The Headmaster thinks it inadvisable for this to continue. He wishes me to teach you how to close your mind to the Dark Lord.'Dark times have come to Hogwarts. After the Dementors' attack on his cousin Dudley, Harry Potter knows that Voldemort will stop at nothing to find him. There are many who deny the Dark Lord's return, but Harry is not alone: a secret order gathers at Grimmauld Place to fight against the Dark forces. Harry must allow Professor Snape to teach him how to protect himself from Voldemort's savage assaults on his mind. But they are growing stronger by the day and Harry is running out of time ...
A Mother's Snowflake
A Mother's Snowflake
“从来没有任何一任麻瓜首相踏驻足魔法部一步，至于原因呢？前任魔法部长都格·迈克菲尔（任期1858–1865）下了简短的总结：‘他们纯洁的小脑袋瓜没办法应付这个’。” —— J.K.罗琳 《Pottermore Presents》是 J.K. 罗琳的作品系列，收录了早期曾发表于 pottermore.com 的短篇文章。将 Pottermore 发表过的作品集结为电子书，带您遨游在哈利·波特的世界中，并一探J.K.罗琳的灵感来源和角色背景，尽情享受魔法世界带来的惊喜。力量与政治，以及恶作剧幽灵的故事，带您一窥魔法世界的黑暗面。乌姆里奇残暴个性的根源、魔法部的内幕，以及巫师监狱阿兹卡班的历史等等，真相将一一为您揭开。此外，也带您深入了解霍拉斯·斯拉格霍恩早年于霍格沃茨任职魔药学教授期间的故事，以及他与汤姆·马沃罗·里德尔的关系。
“米勒娃是罗马神话中的战神与智慧女神。威廉·麦格则被视为英国糟的诗人，我无法克制地想着他的名字，想着这位如此优秀的女性居然有可能是这位麦姓小丑的远亲。” —— J.K.罗琳《Pottermore Presents》是J.K.罗琳的作品系列，收录了早期曾发表于 pottermore.com 的短篇文章。将 Pottermore 发表过的作品集结为电子书，带您遨游在哈利·波特的世界中，并一探J.K.罗琳的灵感来源和角色背景，尽情享受魔法世界带来的惊喜。哈利·波特故事中象征勇气的两位代表性角色——米勒娃·麦格与莱姆斯·卢平——他们的英雄气概、人生困境与危险嗜好等详细介绍，都在人物介绍中娓娓道来。另外，J.K.罗琳除了揭开了占卜学教授西比尔·特里劳妮的神秘面纱，也讲述了西瓦诺斯·凯特尔伯这位无畏且热爱魔法生物的教授之故事。
English Made Easy
"English Made Easy," a story from Kevin Moffett's dazzling new collection, Further Interpretations of Real-Life Events, explores the persistence of grief in the life of a single mother and recent widow. Moffett's story is a moving meditation on how we process loss—both within ourselves and with those around us.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
"'There is a plot, Harry Potter. A plot to make most terrible things happen at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry this year.'"Harry Potter's summer has included the worst birthday ever, doomy warnings from a house-elf called Dobby, and rescue from the Dursleys by his friend Ron Weasley in a magical flying car! Back at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for his second year, Harry hears strange whispers echo through empty corridors - and then the attacks start. Students are found as though turned to stone ... Dobby's sinister predictions seem to be coming true.
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
"'There will be three tasks, spaced throughout the school year, and they will test the champions in many different ways … their magical prowess - their daring - their powers of deduction - and, of course, their ability to cope with danger.'"The Triwizard Tournament is to be held at Hogwarts. Only wizards who are over seventeen are allowed to enter - but that doesn't stop Harry dreaming that he will win the competition. Then at Hallowe'en, when the Goblet of Fire makes its selection, Harry is amazed to find his name is one of those that the magical cup picks out. He will face death-defying tasks, dragons and Dark wizards, but with the help of his best friends, Ron and Hermione, he might just make it through - alive!
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
"Welcome to the Knight Bus, emergency transport for the stranded witch or wizard. Just stick out your wand hand, step on board and we can take you anywhere you want to go.When the Knight Bus crashes through the darkness and screeches to a halt in front of him, it's the start of another far from ordinary year at Hogwarts for Harry Potter. Sirius Black, escaped mass-murderer and follower of Lord Voldemort, is on the run - and they say he is coming after Harry. In his first ever Divination class, Professor Trelawney sees an omen of death in Harry's tea leaves ... But perhaps most terrifying of all are the Dementors patrolling the school grounds, with their soul-sucking kiss ...
The Vince Flynn Encyclopedia
Everything you need to know about Vince Flynn's #1 New York Times bestselling Mitch Rapp series!Hailed as “the king of high-concept political intrigue” (Dan Brown, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Da Vinci Code), Vince Flynn’s covert agent Mitch Rapp took the world by storm in his bestselling series, fighting terrorism and treason both at home and abroad, and captivating the minds of readers all across the world. This comprehensive compilation of characters is the ultimate guidebook to the thrilling and dangerous world of Mitch Rapp. Featuring summaries, memorable quotes, and other fascinating trivia, The Vince Flynn Encyclopedia will tell you everything you need to know about all the characters you love, and the ones you love to hate.
The Empire of Russia From the Remotest Periods to the Present Time
The world is now too busy to read voluminous history. The interminable details of battles, and the petty intrigues of courtiers and mistresses, have lost their interest. In this volume it has been our object to trace perspicuously the path which Russia has trod from earliest infancy to the present hour. The career of this empire has been so wild and wonderful that the historian can have no occasion to call in the aid of fancy for the embellishment of his narrative.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
"'Give me Harry Potter,' said Voldemort's voice, 'and none shall be harmed. Give me Harry Potter, and I shall leave the school untouched. Give me Harry Potter, and you will be rewarded.'As he climbs into the sidecar of Hagrid's motorbike and takes to the skies, leaving Privet Drive for the last time, Harry Potter knows that Lord Voldemort and the Death Eaters are not far behind. The protective charm that has kept Harry safe until now is broken, but he cannot keep hiding. The Dark Lord is breathing fear into everything Harry loves and to stop him Harry will have to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes. The final battle must begin - Harry must stand and face his enemy ...
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
"There it was, hanging in the sky above the school: the blazing green skull with a serpent tongue, the mark Death Eaters left behind whenever they had entered a building … wherever they had murdered …"When Dumbledore arrives at Privet Drive one summer night to collect Harry Potter, his wand hand is blackened and shrivelled, but he does not reveal why. Secrets and suspicion are spreading through the wizarding world, and Hogwarts itself is not safe. Harry is convinced that Malfoy bears the Dark Mark: there is a Death Eater amongst them. Harry will need powerful magic and true friends as he explores Voldemort's darkest secrets, and Dumbledore prepares him to face his destiny ...
Pride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice
Empath: How to Thrive in Life as a Highly Sensitive
Do you feel like you are an Empath? People who are Empaths are highly sensitive people who has the natural ability to sense and tap into the emotional and cognitive states of others. Most are born this way, although some may develop later over the course of a lifetime. Being an Empath means that you are able to deeply feel other's experiences and emotions and often times you have a hard time separating your energy from someone else's. Being an unprotected Empath may lead to a variety of damaging and difficult feelings. You may find that these feelings can affect you physically and emotionally and this is why it is very important to learn techniques to harness and nurture your gift. In this complete guide, we will go over everything you need to know to thrive in life as an Empath, and also as a highly sensitive. Including: Understanding empaths and EmpathyTraits of an EmpathSelf-tests for EmpathsLiving life as an EmpathEmpath related problems and how to overcome themHow to deal with negative entitiesTechniques to clear negative energy from your surroundingsHow to learn and control Empath abilitiesChakra development for EmpathsEmotional management techniques for Empaths This is a lifelong guide for any sensitive person who's been told to
Japanese Folktales The Spirit of Chrysanthemum Flowers
Many years ago there lived at the foot of the Mountains of Nambu, in Adachi gun, Saitama Prefecture, an old man named Kikuo, which means Chrysanthemum-Old-Man. Kikuo was a faithful retainer of Tsugaru; he was then called Sawada Hayato. Kikuo was a man of great bodily strength and fine appearance, and had much to do with the efficiency of the small fighting force which protected the feudal lord, the castle, and the estates. Nevertheless, an evil day came. The feudal lord's small force was overthrown; the estates and castle were lost. The lord and his faithful retainer, with the few survivors, escaped to the mountains, where they continued to think that a day might come when they would be able to have their revenge. During the enforced idleness Kikuo, knowing his lord's love of flowers (especially of the chrysanthemum), made his mind up to devote all his spare time to making chrysanthemum beds. The feudal lord was greatly pleased; but his cares and anxieties were not abated. He sickened and died in great poverty, much to the sorrow of Kikuo and the rest of his followers. Kikuo wept night and day over the humble and lonely grave; but he busied himself again to please the spirit of his lord by planting chrysanthemums round the tomb and tending them daily. By and by the border of flowers was thirty yards broad—to the wonder of all who saw....
I Find Myself Charmed
I Find Myself Charmed
The Liza Marklund Reader's Companion
A collection of excerpts from the chilling and suspenseful Annika Bengtzon thrillers by “the queen of Scandinavian crime fiction,” including:?Red Wolf, Last Will, and?Lifetime.