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John Skelton: Everyman's Poetry

by Greg Walker John Skelton

Skelton is probably the greatest unknown poet of English literature. The outspoken tutor of the future Henry VIII, Skelton was an idiosyncratic genius whose poetry defies rules and boundaries.

The Mix of Us

by R. W. Clinger

Professional violinist Steve Quaver has a solid life. His world consists of a strong career in music, great health, and model looks. Plus, he has a faithful and sexy boyfriend of six years named Gio Tartini. But a problem looms above their relationship: Gio wants to get married, and Steve isn't ready to be a husband.During a February snowstorm, Steve has an accident -- he takes a sudden fall and cracks his head on the coffee table. As he tumbles into unconsciousness, he floats from this world into a fairytale land he calls the Meadow.As a visitor to the dreamy, sparkling, and surreal Meadow, Steve faces his heart and soul. But will he come to a conclusion regarding his love for Gio? Shoulde he marry Prince Charming and man of his dreams or not?

Double Act

by Foster Bridget Cassidy

Sean Stirling isn’t having a good day. Hearing snide comments on a photoshoot, he storms off, not caring that he looks every inch a celebrity throwing a tantrum. Things get worse when he falls on the ice-covered street. As a car comes barreling toward him, there’s nothing he can do to prevent his fate.Luckily, Emerson Willis is there to save the day.Emerson pushes the man from the street, then gets bamboozled into accompanying the stranger to the hospital. After Emerson sees himself on television, he realizes the man he saved is a pop star.Now, Sean is smitten and eager to thank his rescuer. Emerson, whose mind is still spinning, can’t tell what to think about the sudden attention. Can the musician convince Emerson they’re made for each other? Or will Emerson dismiss it all as the passing fancy of a rich and famous man?

Survey Mission

by Jessica Payseur

Troy Iverson has fallen far because he kissed the wrong man -- from the flagship of the OriginCo corporation to Heavenhawk IV -- and he isn’t happy about it. So when he’s chosen as the botanist on a survey mission, he tries to keep far away from energetic entomologist Kipp Vaughn who won’t stop pestering him. There’s something about the man that bugs Troy.Troy wants to get his job done and return to the ship, but survey missions never run smoothly, and a storm strands the team in a cave. With injured people, alien bats on the attack, and more deadly storms brewing, Troy and Kipp must return to the shuttle and contact the ship. If they can’t learn to work together, someone could die. But if Troy gets too comfortable around Kipp, he could lose everything this time.

The Winter Prince

by Elizabeth Wein

Strong, brave, and daring, Medraut would be a fitting heir to the throne--but he can never be kingMedraut is the eldest son of High King Artos, and would-be heir to the British throne--if not for an unfortunate circumstance of birth. Instead, his weak and unskilled half-brother, Lleu, is chosen as successor. Medraut cannot bear the thought of being ruled by the boy who has taken what he believes is rightfully his. Consumed by jealousy, he turns to Morgause, the high king's treacherous sister, who exploits Medraut's shame and plots to take over the throne. But when Medraut discovers Lleu's inner strength and goodness, he finds his battle is not just with the kingdom, but with the demons inside himself. Now he must choose where his allegiances truly lie. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Elizabeth Wein including rare images from the author's personal collection.

The Bone Trail

by Chris Riddell Paul Stewart

From the creators of the Edge Chronicles comes the thrilling conclusion to the epic saga of Wyrmeweald!The bone trail litters the barren lands of the wyrmeweald with the remains of dragon-like wyrmes, fortune-hunting kith bandits, and wyrme-protecting kin assassins alike--all viciously slaughtered in the gruesome quest for gold and power.Micah and his friends have battled tirelessly against the kith bandits to protect the winged wyrmes. But the kith are getting bolder, trapping and killing wyrmes to take only their little flameoil sacs, then leaving the bodies to rot. Finally, deep in the heart of the weald, the whitewyrme has sent out a call to arms. The wyrmes are preparing for battle, ready to defend their home and themselves.This will be war on every front: Wyrme against kith. Kith against kin. Even wyrme against wyrme. And former fortune-hunter Micah, now wyrme protector, must prepare for the fight of his life . . .

Bloodhoney

by Chris Riddell Paul Stewart

From the creators of the Edge Chronicles comes the second installment in the fantastic tale of Wyrmeweald!Winter is a dangerous time in the wyrmeweald. Once a magnificent wilderness, the home of the dragon-like wyrmes has become an icy wasteland. Brutal battles rage between the evil kith, intent on ravaging all that they can, and the wyrme-friendly kin. Young Micah is safe in a winter den, sheltered from the intense cold, with kin Eli and the beautiful, dangerous wryme-rider Thrace. Thrace aches to leave the den and fly through the skies on her whitewyrme, but Micah knows they are safer indoors. Meanwhile, a brutal assassin approaches, fueled by the invigorating liquor known as bloodhoney and seeking vengeance. Micah and his friends are being hunted--and nowhere in the wyrmeweald is truly safe.

Lord Rochester: Everyman's Poetry

by Paddy Lyons

The archetypal Restoration rake, Rochester wrote poems of love, debauchery, erotic obsession and impotence full of honesty and raw power.

Walter Ralegh: Everyman's Poetry

by Walter Ralegh Martin Dodsworth

A selection of Sir Walter Ralegh's poetry, edited by Martin Dodsworth

Alexander Pope: Everyman's Poetry

by Alexander Pope Douglas Brooks-Davies

Chief satirist of the Augustan age, as seen in The rape of the Lock, Pope spoke out against society and his profession, in poetry of bitter invective and biting humour.

Ovid: Everyman's Poetry

by David Hopkins Ovid

Rome's greatest poet, famous for his love elegies, and his narrative poem, "Metamorphoses".

John Milton: Everyman's Poetry

by John Milton Gordon Campbell

Best known for his epic masterpiece Paradise Lost, Milton is also a master of subtle lyric harmony. He is one of the greatest writers of the 17th century, and of all time.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Everyman's Poetry

by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Anthony Thwaite

One of America's best loved poets, Longfellow drew on his own experience of domestic tragedy to produce some of the most moving and honest poems ever written.

Rudyard Kipling: Everyman's Poetry

by Rudyard Kipling Jan Hewitt

Includes the ever popular "If", along with the best of Kipling's powerful, fluent poetry.

Homer: Everyman's Poetry

by Homer David Hopkins

Selected verse from the Iliad and the Odyssey, edited by David Hopkins.

Thomas Hardy: Everyman's Poetry

by Thomas Hardy Norman Page

Both major novelist and major poet, with a distinctive off-beat and intensely personal style, Hardy is a modern writer born out of his time.

John Dryden: Everyman's Poetry

by John Dryden David Hopkins

An elegant and witty writer, poet laureate from 1668, Dryden was on of the major dramatists, critics and poets of his age.

John Donne: Everyman's Poetry

by John Donne E. D. Enright

The best of John Donne's poemsJohn Donne (1572-1631) was born into a Catholic family and studied law before sailing with Essex to attack Cadiz in 1596. He was appointed secretary to Sir Thomas Egerton, the Lord Keeper (later Lord Chancellor), in 1598, but forfeited his worldly prospects when he secretly married Ann More, Lady Egerton's niece, in 1601; he was dismissed by Egerton and briefly imprisoned. The next twelve years or so were passed in poverty, without regular employment. He entered the Church and in 1621 was made Dean of St Paul's, where he became a renowned preacher. His first collection of poems was published posthumously in 1633.

Emily Dickinson: Everyman's Poetry

by Emily Dickinson Helen McNeil

The best of Emily Dickinson's poemsEmily Dickinson (1830-86) was born in Amherst, Massachusetts, the daughter of a lawyer and politician. Despite receiving a good education she returned home to Amherst, where she spent the rest of her life, writing more than a poem a day until her death. Her refusal to compromise her highly condensed expression, which meant that only a tiny fraction of her work was published in her lifetime, makes her seem startlingly modern today

George Crabbe: Everyman's Poetry

by Stephen Derry

A selection of poems by George Crabbe, edited by Stephen Derry

William Cowper: Everyman's Poetry

by William Cowper Michael Bruce

A selection of poems by William Cowper, edited by Michael Bruce

Coleridge: Everyman's Poetry

by Samuel Taylor Coleridge John Beer

The best of Samuel Taylor Coleridge's poems in a beautiful new gift editionSamuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) was educated at Christ's Hospital, London and Jesus College, Cambridge. Close collaboration with Wordsworth resulted in joint production of the volume Lyrical Ballads in 1798, which contained Coleridge's 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner', signposting the Romantic movement. After wintering in Germany in 1797-8 he settled in the Lake District, where he wrote the 'Letter' that turned into 'Dejection: An Ode' (1802). In later years Coleridge turned increasingly to prose, covering philosophical, political, religious and critical subjects, although new poems continued to appear in most years until his death.

Arthur Hugh Clough: Everyman's Poetry

by Arthur Hugh Clough John Beer

Poems of religious doubt and closely-observed uncertainties, expressing the wants and feelings of man and women everywhere.

Lord Byron: Everyman's Poetry

by Jane Stabler George Byron

A selection of poetry by Lord Byron, a poet considered amongst the most treasured and influential in English literature.The poet George Gordon Byron, commonly known as Lord Byron, was a leading figure of the Romantic movement in England and one of the most influential writers of verse in English literature. Whilst his poetry was considered scandalous and shocking by Victorian society, it has now reclaimed its rightful place in the canon of definitive English verse. However, the excesses and vicissitudes of Byron himself continue to provoke disbelief and awe in even the most hardened readers. In this selection of poetry, readers are given a taste for the astonishing variety in Byron's work. From drama to introspection, risqué sexual comedy to social commentary, this Everyman edition collates verse for seasoned readers of poetry as well as newcomers to the genre.

William Blake: Everyman's Poetry

by William Blake Peter Butter

The full range of Blakes Romantic poetry-joyful and sorrowful, childlike and complex-illustrating his original and prophetic vision.

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