Midnight Chicken by Ella Risbridger

Midnight Chicken: & Other Recipes Worth Living For by Ella Risbridger
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 34 MB
Overview: There are lots of ways to start a story, but this one begins with a chicken.

There was a time when, for Ella Risbridger, the world had become overwhelming. Sounds were too loud, colours were too bright, everyone moved too fast. One night she found herself lying on her kitchen floor, wondering if she would ever get up-and it was the thought of a chicken, of roasting it, and of eating it, that got her to her feet and made her want to be alive.

Midnight Chicken is a cookbook. Or, at least, you’ll flick through these pages and find recipes so inviting that you will head straight for the kitchen: roast garlic and tomato soup, uplifting chilli-lemon spaghetti, charred leek lasagne, squash skillet pie, spicy fish finger sandwiches and burnt-butter brownies. It’s the kind of cooking you can do a little bit drunk, that is probably better if you’ve got a bottle of wine open and a hunk of bread to mop up the sauce. But if you settle down and read it with a cup of tea (or a glass of that wine), you’ll also discover that it’s an annotated list of things worth living for-a manifesto of moments worth living for. This is a cookbook to make you fall in love with the world again.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Food & Drink

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Malcolm Under the Stars (Malcolm at Midnight #2) by W.H. Beck

Malcolm Under the Stars (Malcolm at Midnight #2) by W.H. Beck
Requirements: .MP3 reader, 173.5 MB
Overview: Now that Snip the cat is gone (but hardly forgotten), the classroom animals of the Midnight Academy are ready for things to get back to normal at the McKenna School. After all, protecting nutters (students) and lankies (teachers) is an around-the-clock job! When a rare coin and a strange code are uncovered in the school, Malcolm and the Academy have another mystery on their hands. To find answers, Malcolm must venture into the dangerous outside world full of shady characters, new friends, and old enemies. Once again there are more secrets in the halls of McKenna than there are crumbs in Malcolm’s Comf-E-Cube. Will Malcolm save the school and solve the mystery before it’s too late? As the clock strikes twelve, rejoin the animals of the Midnight Academy as they take on their most challenging assignment yet.
Genre: Audiobooks > Fiction Kids / Teen / Mystery / Adventure

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This Is Midnight: Stories by Bernard Taylor

Midnight in Chernobyl


Midnight in Chernobyl
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Midnight on the Mavi Marmara by Moustafa Bayoumi

Midnight on the Mavi Marmara: The Attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla and How It Changed the Course of the Israel/Palestine Conflict by Moustafa Bayoumi
Requirements: .PDF reader, 1.1 Mb
Overview: At 4:30 AM on Monday, May 31, 2010, Israeli commandos, boarding from sea and air, attacked the six boats of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla as it sailed through international waters attempting to bring humanitarian relief to the beleaguered Palestinians of Gaza. Within minutes, nine peace activists were dead, shot by the Israelis. Scores of others were injured.

Within hours, outrage at Israel’s action echoed around the world. Spontaneous demonstrations occurred in Europe, the United States, Turkey, and Gaza itself to denounce the attack. Turkey’s prime minister described it as a "bloody massacre" and "state terrorism."

In these pages, a range of activists, journalists, and analysts piece together the events that occurred that May night. Mixing together first-hand testimony and documentary record with hard-headed analysis and historical overview, Midnight on the Mavi Marmara reveals why the attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla may just turn out to be Israel’s Selma, Alabama moment: the beginning of the end for an apartheid Palestine.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Midnight in Chernobyl by Adam Higginbotham

Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World’s Greatest Nuclear Disaster by Adam Higginbotham
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 31.2 MB
Overview: The definitive, dramatic untold story of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster, based on original reporting and new archival research.

April 25, 1986, in Chernobyl, was a turning point in world history. The disaster not only changed the world’s perception of nuclear power and the science that spawned it, but also our understanding of the planet’s delicate ecology. With the images of the abandoned homes and playgrounds beyond the barbed wire of the 30-kilometer Exclusion Zone, the rusting graveyards of contaminated trucks and helicopters, the farmland lashed with black rain, the event fixed for all time the notion of radiation as an invisible killer.

Chernobyl was also a key event in the destruction of the Soviet Union, and, with it, the United States’ victory in the Cold War. For Moscow, it was a political and financial catastrophe as much as an environmental and scientific one. With a total cost of 18 billion rubles-at the time equivalent to $18 billion-Chernobyl bankrupted an already teetering economy and revealed to its population a state built upon a pillar of lies.

The full story of the events that started that night in the control room of Reactor No.4 of the V.I. Lenin Nuclear Power Plant has never been told-until now. Through two decades of reporting, new archival information, and firsthand interviews with witnesses, journalist Adam Higginbotham tells the full dramatic story, including Alexander Akimov and Anatoli Dyatlov, who represented the best and worst of Soviet life; denizens of a vanished world of secret policemen, internal passports, food lines, and heroic self-sacrifice for the Motherland. Midnight in Chernobyl, award-worthy nonfiction that reads like sci-fi, shows not only the final epic struggle of a dying empire but also the story of individual heroism and desperate, ingenious technical improvisation joining forces against a new kind of enemy.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Midnight within the Pacific by means of Joseph Wheelan

Midnight within the Pacific: Guadalcanal–The World War II Battle That Turned the Tide of War by means of Joseph Wheelan
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 5.7mb
Overview: A sweeping narrative history–the first in over twenty years–of America’s first main offensive of World War II, the brutal, no-quarter-given marketing campaign to take Japanese-occupied Guadalcanal

From early August till mid-November of 1942, US Marines, sailors, and pilots struggled for dominance towards an implacable enemy: Japanese infantrymen, inculcated with the bushido custom of dying prior to dishonor, avatars of bayonet combat–close-up, private, and grotesque. The glittering prize used to be Henderson Airfield. Japanese planners knew that in the event that they neutralized the airfield, the fight used to be received. So did the Marines who stubbornly defended it.

The consequence of the lengthy slugfest remained unsure below the drive of repeated Japanese air, land, and sea operations. And losses have been heavy. At sea, in a half-dozen fiery combats, the United States Navy fought the Imperial Japanese Navy to a draw, however at a price of greater than 4,500 sailors. More American sailors died in those battles off Guadalcanal than in all earlier US wars, and each and every facet misplaced 24 warships. On land, greater than 1,500 infantrymen and Marines died, and the air conflict claimed greater than 500 US planes. Japan’s losses at the island have been similarly devastating–starving Japanese infantrymen referred to as it "the island of dying."

But when the attritional battle ended, American Marines, sailors, and airmen had halted the Japanese juggernaut that for 5 years had whirled via Asia and the Pacific. Guadalcanal used to be America’s first main flooring victory towards Japan and, most significantly, the Pacific War’s turning level.

Published at the 75th anniversary of the fight and using vibrant accounts written by means of the warring parties at Guadalcanal, in conjunction with Marine Corps and Army archives and oral histories, Midnight within the Pacific is each a sweeping narrative and a compelling drama of person Marines, infantrymen, and sailors stuck within the crosshairs of historical past.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Midnight within the Pacific by way of Joseph Wheelan

Midnight within the Pacific: Guadalcanal–The World War II Battle That Turned the Tide of War by way of Joseph Wheelan
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 5.7mb
Overview: A sweeping narrative history–the first in over twenty years–of America’s first main offensive of World War II, the brutal, no-quarter-given marketing campaign to take Japanese-occupied Guadalcanal

From early August till mid-November of 1942, US Marines, sailors, and pilots struggled for dominance towards an implacable enemy: Japanese infantrymen, inculcated with the bushido custom of demise prior to dishonor, avatars of bayonet combat–close-up, private, and grotesque. The glittering prize used to be Henderson Airfield. Japanese planners knew that in the event that they neutralized the airfield, the struggle used to be received. So did the Marines who stubbornly defended it.

The result of the lengthy slugfest remained doubtful beneath the force of repeated Japanese air, land, and sea operations. And losses have been heavy. At sea, in a half-dozen fiery combats, the USA Navy fought the Imperial Japanese Navy to a draw, however at a price of greater than 4,500 sailors. More American sailors died in those battles off Guadalcanal than in all earlier US wars, and every aspect misplaced 24 warships. On land, greater than 1,500 infantrymen and Marines died, and the air conflict claimed greater than 500 US planes. Japan’s losses at the island have been similarly devastating–starving Japanese infantrymen referred to as it "the island of demise."

But when the attritional fight ended, American Marines, sailors, and airmen had halted the Japanese juggernaut that for 5 years had whirled thru Asia and the Pacific. Guadalcanal used to be America’s first main floor victory towards Japan and, most significantly, the Pacific War’s turning level.

Published at the 75th anniversary of the struggle and using shiny accounts written by way of the opponents at Guadalcanal, in conjunction with Marine Corps and Army archives and oral histories, Midnight within the Pacific is each a sweeping narrative and a compelling drama of person Marines, infantrymen, and sailors stuck within the crosshairs of historical past.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Night Shift (Midnight, Texas #3) by way of Charlaine Harris

Night Shift (Midnight, Texas #3) by way of Charlaine Harris
Requirements: .MP3 reader, 299.eight MB
Overview: The new tale within the extra special Midnight, Texax collection from #1 New York Times bestselling writer Charlaine Harris At Midnight’s native pawnshop, guns are flying off the shelves–only for use in surprising and dramatic suicides proper on the primary crossroads on the town. Who higher to determine why blood is being spilled than the vampire Lemuel, who, whilst translating mysterious texts, discovers what makes Midnight town it’s. There’s a explanation why witches and werewolves, killers and psychics, were attracted to this position. And now they will have to come in combination to prevent the bloodshed within the middle of Midnight. For if all hell breaks loose–which simply would possibly happen–it will put the secretive the town at the map, the place no person desires it to be….
Genre: Audiobooks > Fiction Sci-Fi

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Night Shift (Midnight, Texas #3) by way of Charlaine Harris

Night Shift (Midnight, Texas #3) by way of Charlaine Harris
Requirements: .MP3 reader, 299.eight MB
Overview: The new tale within the exceptional Midnight, Texax collection from #1 New York Times bestselling creator Charlaine Harris At Midnight’s native pawnshop, guns are flying off the shelves–only for use in surprising and dramatic suicides proper on the primary crossroads on the town. Who higher to determine why blood is being spilled than the vampire Lemuel, who, whilst translating mysterious texts, discovers what makes Midnight town it’s. There’s a explanation why witches and werewolves, killers and psychics, were attracted to this position. And now they will have to come in combination to forestall the bloodshed within the middle of Midnight. For if all hell breaks loose–which simply would possibly happen–it will put the secretive the city at the map, the place no person needs it to be….
Genre: Audiobooks > Fiction Sci-Fi

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Day Shift (Midnight, Texas #2) through Charlaine Harris

Day Shift (Midnight, Texas #2) through Charlaine Harris
Requirements: .MP3 reader, 271.four MB
Overview: A #1 New York Times bestselling creator, Charlaine Harris penned the addictive Sookie Stackhouse sequence. In Day Shift, psychic Manfred Bernardo is hounded through the clicking after a consumer drops useless right through a studying. Turning to the native vampire’s lover for lend a hand, Manfred hopes she will put the squeeze at the scandal earlier than any individual else is placed on ice.
Genre: Audiobooks > Fiction Sci-Fi

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Special Ops Cowboy (Midnight Pass, Texas Book 2)

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Midnight: Three Women on the Hour of Reckoning

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Sunlight at Midnight by W. Bruce Lincoln

Sunlight at Midnight: St. Petersburg and the Rise of Modern Russia by W. Bruce Lincoln
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 14.5
Overview: For Russians, St.Petersburg has embodied power, heroism and fortitude. It has encompassed all the things that the Russians are and that they hope to become. Opulence and artistic brilliance blend with images of suffering on a monumental scale to make up the historic persona the late W. Bruce Lincoln’s lavish biography of this mysterious, complex city. Climate and comfort were not what Tsar Peter the Great had in mind when he decided to build a new capital in the muddy marshes of the Neva River delta. Located 500 miles below the Arctic Circle, this area, with its foul weather, bad water and sodden soil, was so unattractive that only a handful of Finnish fisherman had ever settled there. Yet to the Tsar the place he named Sankt Pieter Burkh had the makings of a paradise. His vision was soon borne out: though St. Petersburg was closer to London, Paris and Vienna than to Russian’s far-off eastern lands, it quickly became the political, cultural and economic center of an empire that stretched across more than a dozen time zones and over three continents.In this book, revolutionaries and laborers brush shoulders with tsars and builders, soldiers and statesmen share pride of place with poets. For only the entire historical experience of this magnificent and mysterious city can reveal the wealth of human and natural forces that shaped the modern history of the city and the nation it represents.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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