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BOOK OF THE MONTH
IMMUNE: A JOURNEY INTO THE MYSTERIOUS SYSTEM THAT KEEPS YOU ALIVE
Philipp Dettmer
1299

The first book from the creator of the wildly popular science YouTube...(+)

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MRIDULA RAMESH is the founder of the Sundaram Climate Institute, which focuses on waste and water ...(+)

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Empress
Karen Miller

Classification : Sff (science Fiction & Fantasy)
Pub Date : Apr 03, 2008
Imprint : Orbit
Page Extent : 688
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781841496771
Price : 725

About the book
When a scrawny, unwanted child - so lowly that she does not even have a name - is sold into slavery, a chain of events is set in motion that will have a profound impact on all the civilised world.

Naming herself 'Hekat' (after a slaver's observation that she is quite the hellcat), the girl is taken in chains to Mijak's largest city, but makes a bargain with a ruthless god and escapes her captors. After she saves the life of a warlord, he takes her in and teaches her ways that an orphan might use to prosper in an uncaring world.

When the warlord's family dies, the way becomes clear for Hekat to carve a dynasty out of infidelity and betrayal. . .

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