Publisher : Imprint
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9781250146892
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
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Snared: Escape to the Above is the first book in a new middle-grade fantasy adventure series from bestselling author Adam Jay Epstein. Chopping blades, scorpion nests, giant spiderwebs—no one makes traps better than Wily Snare. He has never seen the sun, or blue sky, or even his parents. Wily Snare lives underground, creating traps to keep treasure-seekers away from the gold in an ancient wizard’s dungeon. He spends his days mopping up giant slug slime, avoiding poison darts, and herding undead skeletons. It’s all he knows. Until an unusual band of adventurers—an acrobatic elf, a warrior with a magic arm, and a giant made of moss—successfully defeat Wily’s traps. And they want the ultimate treasure: Wily himself. His skills can help them invade every other dungeon in the kingdom. He might even aid their fight against the Infernal King, whose gearfolk and prisonauts terrorize the land. But for a boy who has never been outside, dungeons aren’t nearly as scary as the world above. Or an evil king who builds the trickiest traps of all . . . An Imprint Book “A heartfelt tale filled with whimsy, wonder, and magic... truly satisfying.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review) “Funny, compassionate, and entertaining... Readers will be immersed into this dark yet humorous world filled with unique characters.” —School Library Journal “A fast-paced, refreshingly creative adventure that will thrill readers from the very first page.” —Shannon Messenger, New York Times bestselling author of the Keeper of the Lost Cities series and the Sky Fall series “Fabulous characters and a unique mythology combine to create something really wonderful. Snared will ensnare you.” —Michael Scott, New York Times bestselling author of the The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel series. “An imaginative blast of dungeon-crawling adventure with hilarious monsters and dastardly traps. Zany, heartfelt fun for everyone.” —Lou Anders, author of the Thrones and Bones series “Snared is chock-full of quirky characters, fantastic world building, and wild, hilarious adventure with every turn of the page. I loved it and kids will love it too!”—Liesl Shurtliff, New York Times bestselling author of Rump “Pure dungeon-crawling fun. Witty and page-turning, I never knew what cheerful mayhem was waiting just around the bend. I can’t recommend it enough.” —Zack Loran Clark, coauthor of The Adventurers Guild “A thrilling fantasy adventure full of humor and heart. Adam Jay Epstein has created a fun, magical world readers will want to stay lost in.” —Jeff Garvin, author of Symptoms of Being Human “Intruders in the dungeon! A lighthearted fantasy with a strong start.” —Kirkus “A fun and creative story with surprisingly deep plot twists.” —Booklist A Junior Library Guild Selection

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ISBN : 9798664501346
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 396

I should have never looked into Raphael or the mysteries around him, mysteries I might never be able to solve. Stonewalled, I've gotten stuck when it comes to him. My roommate, my... mate. Not that he knows what he really is to me. The less he knows, the better.But without being able to find him answers, I have to get back to my job. I'm at the back and call of the Tribunal and I've been lax with my duties.It should have been a routine, but when someone makes enemies as dangerous as I do, nothing stays that way. As the world spirals out of control, I can't help but think this has something to do with him, the mate I don't want and the partner I'm forced to keep close.With unanswered questions swirling around me, only one thing is certain.I'm Kaliya Sahni, a Tribunal Executioner and the last nagini.Someone wants me dead and I walked right into their trap.

Publisher : Orenda Books
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781495628184
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 276

First in the Reykjavik Noir Trilogy After a messy divorce, attractive young mother Sonia is struggling to provide for herself and keep custody of her son. With her back to the wall, she resorts to smuggling cocaine into Iceland, and finds herself caught up in a ruthless criminal world. As she desperately looks for a way out of trouble, she must pit her wits against her nemesis, Bragi, a customs officer, whose years of experience frustrate her new and evermore daring strategies. Things become even more complicated when Sonia embarks on a relationship with a woman, Agla. Once a high-level bank executive, Agla is currently being prosecuted in the aftermath of the Icelandic financial crash. Set in a Reykjavík still covered in the dust of the Eyjafjallajökull volcanic eruption, and with a dark, fast-paced and chilling plot and intriguing characters, Snare is an outstandingly original and sexy Nordic crime thriller, from one of the most exciting new names in crime fiction. 'A tense thriller with a highly unusual plot and interesting characters' Times 'This first novel of a planned trilogy is stylish, taut and compelling and a film adaptation is in the pipeline. With characters you can't help sympathising with against your better judgement, Sigurdardottir takes the reader on a breathtaking ride' Daily Express ‘Snare will ensnare you' Marie Claire A taut, gritty, thoroughly absorbing journey into Reykjavik's underworld' Christine Tran, Booklist ‘Lilja Sigurdardottir delivers a diabolically efficient thriller with an ultrarealistic plot … We cannot wait for Sonja's next adventure' L'Express ‘A smart, ambitious, and hugely satisfying thriller. Striking in its originality and written with all the style and poise of an old hand. Lilja is destined for Scandi super stardom' Eva Dolan ‘For a small island, Iceland produces some extraordinary writers, and Lilja is one of the best. Snare is an enthralling tale of love and crime that stays with you long after you have turned the last page' Michael Ridpath ‘Zips along, with tension building and building … thoroughly recommended' James Oswald ‘Crisp, assured and nail-bitingly tense, Snare is an exceptional read, cementing Lilja's place as one of Iceland's most outstanding crime writers' Yrsa Sigurdardottir ‘Clear your diary. As soon as you begin reading Snare, you won't be able to stop until the final page' Michael Wood ‘Snare is a great read and the finale is both shocking and unexpected … a Wizard-of-Oz ending, without the laughs. Terrific and original stuff' Max Easterman, European Literature Network

Publisher : Imprint
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9781250146946
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 224

In this rip-roaring dungeon adventure, genius inventor Wily Snare must journey into a dangerous underground maze to find a mythical beast. Thanks to a crew of misfit treasure-seekers, Wily Snare has assumed his rightful place as King of Panthasos. Wily knows how to be a great trapsmith—devising and building various contraptions to keep plunderers at bay—but he has no idea how to be a good king. And he hasn’t escaped his past. Stalag, mage who once kept him locked away, is amassing an army of stone soldiers to seize the kingdom. Wily’s only hope is to tame a lair beast, a giant creature that’s the only chance against the evil wizard’s army. But first, Wily and his friends will need to survive the journey to the strange and deadly “Below” where the lair beast dwells. Snared: Lair of the Beast is the second book in a fantasy adventure series from bestselling author Adam Jay Epstein. An Imprint Book "This action-packed, fast-paced read is funny, heartfelt, and filled with adventure." —School Library Journal: Xpress Reviews Praise for Snared: Escape to the Above "A fast-paced, refreshingly creative adventure that will thrill readers from the very first page.” —Shannon Messenger, New York Times bestselling author of the Keeper of the Lost Cities series and the Sky Fall series “Fabulous characters and a unique mythology combine to create something really wonderful. Snared will ensnare you.” —Michael Scott, New York Times bestselling author of The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel series.

Publisher : Imprint
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9781250146960
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 272

Wily Snare sets sail on the high seas in the third and final installment of the middle grade fantasy adventure series from Adam Jay Epstein, Snared: Voyage on the Eversteel Sea Wily’s enemies are after his throne. The man who kept him captive for much of his childhood, the evil mage Stalag, is still at large, and Wily knows the kingdom will never be safe as long as he’s a threat. Meanwhile, Wily’s father, the Infernal King, has escaped prison and he’s looking to retake power. When Wily learns the villains are traveling to the fabled Eversteel Forge to build a mechanical army, it’s up to him and his companions to journey across the sea and stop their enemies. On the way, they face piracy, betrayal, sea monster attacks, and the dangers of a mysterious desert island. But the greatest challenge is to Wily’s loyalties—and if he can forgive a father he no longer trusts. An Imprint Book Praise for Snared: Lair of the Beast: "This action-packed, fast-paced read is funny, heartfelt, and filled with adventure." —School Library Journal: Xpress Reviews Praise for Snared: Escape to the Above: “A heartfelt tale filled with whimsy, wonder, and magic...truly satisfying.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9783752379754
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 126

Reproduction of the original: Deadfalls and Snares by A.R Harding

Publisher : MIRA
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781488052132
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 464

Responsibility knocks, and a reckless, hedonistic man responds and opens the door to love—thus is a daredevil snared. #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephanie Laurens brings you the third installment in THE ADVENTURERS QUARTET, continuing the drama of Regency-era high seas adventure, laced with a mystery shrouded in the heat of tropical jungles, and spiced with the passionate romances of four couples and their unexpected journeys into love. He has something to prove Captain Caleb Frobisher, hedonistic youngest son of a seafaring dynasty, wants to be taken seriously by his family, and understands he has to prove himself sufficiently reformed. When opportunity strikes, he seizes the next leg of the covert mission his brothers have been pursuing and sails to Freetown. His actions are decisive, and he completes the mission’s next stage—but responsibility, once exercised, has taken root, and he remains in the jungle to guard the captives whose rescue is the mission’s ultimate goal. She will risk everything Katherine Fortescue has fled the life of poverty her wastrel father had bequeathed her and come to Freetown as a governess, only to be kidnapped and put to work overseeing a child workforce at a mine. She and the other captured adults understand that their lives are limited by the life of the mine. Guarded by well-armed and well-trained mercenaries, the captives have been searching for some means of escape, but in vain. Then Katherine meets a handsome man—a captain—in the jungle, and he and his crew bring the sweet promise of rescue. Together they will face the future The sadistic mercenary captain who runs the mine has other ideas, but Caleb’s true strength lies in extracting advantage from adversity, and through the clashes that follow, he matures into the leader of men he was always destined to be. The sort of man Katherine can trust—with her body, with her life. With her love. The first voyage is one of exploration, the second one of discovery. The third journey brings maturity, while the fourth is a voyage of second chances. Continue the journey and follow the adventure, the mystery, and the romances to the dramatic end. Originally published in 2016

Publisher : Alfred Music Publishing
Category : Music
ISBN : 073903636X
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 84

"Rudimental studies, roll studies, reading studies, actual drum parts, contest solos, bass drum & cymbals"--Cover.

Publisher :
Category : Medicine
ISBN : UOM:39015070492643
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
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Publisher : Alfred Music
Category :
ISBN : 3947998120
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 124

The title Snare Book tells its own tale: Jost Nickel's book is exclusively about snare exercises that will improve your hand technique and your general understanding of rhythm at the same time. Additionally, playing these exercises using different subdivisions and time signatures will further strengthen your rhythmic understanding and will make the exercises more interesting and less repetitive. "I usually don't enjoy exercises where I have to play the same thing over and over again." says Jost. "My mind wanders off, and I find it a lot harder to keep practicing because of the lack of variation. As much as I agree that practice is repetition, I also never want to get bored when I practice." Chapter 1 offers a wide range of great warm-up exercises that combine well-known stickings with accentuations, subdivisions, or time signatures that are unusual for these stickings. Additionally, you'll find ostinato exercises to strengthen your independence and interlocking exercises to improve your coordination. "My Snare Book is definitely not your typical rudiments book," adds Jost. "I am confident that the exercises in this book are enjoyable and useful because they offer variations on different levels that will keep you engaged. That makes it easier to play the many repetitions you need to get better." The other chapters take a very systematic approach where Jost takes you step by step through different exercises on double-stroke rolls, flams, multiple strokes, ruffs, inverted double-stroke rolls, paradiddles, and more. Once you have understood the book's conceptual approach, you'll be able to create your own exercises. Simply keep the concepts but change the content, either on your snare drum or on your drum pad. A 12-page insert called "Reading Texts" is also included.