The High Crusade

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Kisses and Croissants

Seventeen year old Mia, an American girl at an elite summer ballet program, has six weeks to achieve her dreams: to snag an audition with one of the world’s best ballet companies. But there’s to Paris than ballet—especially when a charming French boy, Louis, wants to be her tour guide—and the pair discover the city has a few mysteries up its sleeve.

In the vein of romances like Love and Gelato, this is the perfect summer adventure for anyone looking to get swept away in the City of Love.

The Seat Filler

The movie star and the dog groomer are one kiss away from the perfect love story. That’s the hiccup in a warm and witty romance by the bestselling author of Roommaid.

The meet cute award goes to dog groomer Juliet Nolan. It’s one of Hollywood’s biggest nights when she volunteers as a seat filler and winds up next to movie heartthrob Noah freaking Douglas. Tongue tied and toes curling in her pink Converse, she pretends that she doesn’t have a clue who he is. It’s the only way to keep from swooning.

She’s pretty and unpretentious, loves his dog, and is not a worshipping fan. No way Noah’s giving up on her, even if his affectionate pursuit comes with a bump: Juliet has a pathological fear of kissing and the disappointments that follow. What odds does romance have without that momentous, stupendous, once in a lifetime first smooch? Patient, empathetic, and carrying personal burdens of his own, Noah suggests a remedy: they rehearse.

The lessons begin. The guards come down. But there’s another hitch they weren’t betting on. As for that cue the orchestra and roll credits happy ending? It might take than practice to make it perfect.

Bookshop by the Sea

Sophie Lawson should be enjoying her sister’s wedding day. But nothing could have prepared her to see the best man again.

After her mother became bedridden and her father bailed on the family, Sophie found herself serving as a second mother to her twin brother, Seth, and younger sister, Jenna. Sophie supported her siblings through their college years, putting aside her own dream of opening a bookshop in Piper’s Cove—the quaint North Carolina beach town they frequented as children.

Now it’s finally time for Sophie to follow her own pursuits. Seth has a new job, and Jenna is set to marry her college beau in Piper’s Cove. But the destination wedding reunites Sophie with best man Aiden Maddox, her high school sweetheart who left her without a backward glance.

When an advancing hurricane strands Aiden in Piper’s Cove after the wedding, he finds the hotels booked to capacity and has to ask Sophie to put him up until the storm passes. As the two ride out the weather, old feelings rise to the surface. The delay also leaves Sophie with mere days to get her bookshop up and running. Can she trust Aiden to stick around? And will he find the courage to risk his heart?

Includes discussion questions for book clubs

The Temporary Roomie (It Happened in Nashville, #2)

What happens when you have to play nice with your greatest enemy? Revenge.

Drew Marshall may have let me move into his spare bedroom while my house is being renovated, but don’t think for one second his kindness comes without strings. Big, ugly, fake relationship strings.

That’s okay, though, Dr. Andrew. I’ll agree to your terms, move into your house, and act like your girlfriend when the big day comes; but I also plan to make your life miserable—make you pay for what you did to me.

I may not be good at forgiving or forgetting, but I’m excellent at getting even.

Get ready to laugh until you cry with this sizzling, hilarious, closed door romantic comedy!

Blackberry Beach (Hope Harbor, #7)

Katherine Parker is on the cusp of having everything she ever wanted fame, money, and acclaim. So why isn't she happy? In search of answers, she comes incognito to Hope Harbor on the Oregon coast for some RR. Maybe in her secluded rental house overlooking the serene Pacific she'll be able to calm the storm inside.Coffee shop owner Zach Garrett has found his niche after a traumatic loss and he has no plans to change the life he's created. Nor does he want to get involved with his reticent new neighbor, whose past is shrouded in mystery. He's had enough drama to last a lifetime. But when Katherine and Zach are recruited to help rehab a home for foster children, sparks fly. And as their lives begin to intersect, might they find common ground than they expected . and discover that, with love, all things are possible?Bestselling and award winning author Irene Hannon invites you to come home to Hope Harbor where hearts heal . and love blooms.

All That Really Matters

Molly McKenzie's bright personality and on trend fashion and beauty advice have earned her an impressive social media following, as well as a big paycheck each month. When her manager turned boyfriend says she has an audition to appear as a host on a makeover show that nominates underprivileged youth, her dream of further fame seems to be coming true. There's just one catch: she has little experience interacting with people in need.When her manager boyfriend convinces her to partner with a local organization, she begins volunteering with a summer youth program. The program's director, Silas Whittaker, challenges her at every turn, but she swiftly grows attached to the kids and him every day. As Molly experiences an acceptance unlike anything she's known, she wrestles with the lies she's been believing about herself for years. She thought she knew what mattered most in life, but maybe she's had it wrong this whole time, and there's to being truly seen than what she's built her entire life on.

Danger on the Loch

Raised by a cold and distant mother, photographer Paisley Clark has spent her life daydreaming about the father she doesn’t remember. Paisley’s dream turns to reality when a DNA test brings her in contact with the mysterious man. With her financial situation a disaster and her childhood friend James Pressley Coombes working across the pond in Scotland, Paisley is emboldened to accept her father’s invitation to visit him.

She arrives in the Highlands only to discover that she isn’t Paisley Clark at all but a titled lady, the daughter of a Scottish duke. Despite the warm welcome and the comfort of James’s presence, dangerous undercurrents surround Castle Rannoch, her father’s estate. Overwhelmed, Paisley takes refuge in her camera and James’s steady presence to provide a sense of normalcy in her rags to riches transformation. But her once easy relationship with James is changing, deepening beyond friendship in a surprising twist of events. Before they have time to examine their feelings, Paisley inadvertently captures a shocking image in one of her photographs—a picture worth killing for.

The Crown of Rosemund

Anduron, 1498

The king and queen are dead, murdered by one who will stop at nothing to rule. But the young princess—Rosemund—has survived, spirited deep into the forest by her parents’ most trusted advisor. There, she finds refuge in a small cottage and a new life, one in which she must play a role that will ensure her survival. Soldiers are combing the countryside searching for the lost princess, and they will not rest until she is found—and eliminated.

Rosemund’s strength grows as she trains for battle and endures the hardships and dangers of peasant life. When chance brings Maxwell, a young man from the nearby village, into her life, Rose finds in him an ally and a friend. As her sixteenth birthday approaches, the time has come for Rose to reclaim her birthright, and in a court controlled by a vengeful new ruler, she must play a deadly game of politics in order to seize the throne that is rightfully hers.

Troll Queen (Elven Alliance, #4)

Essie has her elf backbut his mind is still stuck in that dungeon.

The war is over. A peace treaty has been signed. But Farrendel and Essie still have a battle ahead of them. Will Farrendel be able to build a new life with Essie now that he no longer has a war to fight?

Melantha has ruined her life and the lives of all those around her. Now that she finds herself far from home and married to a troll who was once her enemy and captor, can she figure out what love and honor truly mean before it is too late for all of them?

Not everyone in Kostaria is happy with peace or with their new elven queen. If Rharreth and Melantha cannot find a way to bring peace to their troubled kingdom, war threatens not only their happily ever after, but Essie and Farrendel's as well.

The epic adventure and slowburn romances of the Elven Alliance series continue in this clean, romantic fantasy perfect for fans of K.M. Shea and Kenley Davidson.

Until Vienna (Romance on the Orient Express, #3)

Georgina Ballard has been disappointed in love than a few times, a fact that she is uncomfortably aware of amid her sister’s wedding preparations. When her elderly aunt Rowena bids Gigi to accompany her on an art tour across Europe, Gigi hesitates but eventually resigns herself to the train journey alongside a group of aged art connoisseurs, if only to mollify her aunt.

Once aboard the Orient Express, Gigi is pleased to discover that not everyone on the tour is in their twilight years: Clyde Haskins, an energetic young art professor from the University of London, will serve as the group’s tour guide. Clyde is equally intrigued that a young lady has joined the tour, and Aunt Rowena and her friends immediately set out to play matchmaker. Clyde and Gigi both find humor in Aunt Rowena’s antics despite knowing that each is determined to keep their heart carefully guarded. Yet, the enchantment of their European exploration weaves an undeniable spell between them. When their journey ends, can their holiday love story endure the obstacles of real life?


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The High CrusadeDuring the long summers without laymates at grandmother cottage in southwest Michigan I drew and read a lot when it was grandmother s cottage in Michigan I drew and read a lot when it was lousy outside to spend a day with my dog Jimmy The beach though nearby had lost its charm after the first days of summer There was none of the aesthetic concern for having its charm after the first days of summer There was none of the aesthetic concern for having good tan which became a motivation in adolescence If I joined the folks down there at all I d mostly read only stepping in the water to cool off on the hotest days Sometimes however I d retreat up the hundred odd stairs in the wood alone to have the house to myself while the old ones talked and sunned themselvesI recall reading Anderson s The High Crusade on such a beautiful day the folks on the beach me alone in the bedroon shared with my eight years younger brother Fin the afternoon and early evening sun The Total Fishing Manual (Field Stream) pouring through the windows This is a great book I thought a really funny one besides I was learning about the Middle Ages and that was interesting in itself None of the treatments of theeriod in school were half as much fun not even the children s edition of Malory with its romantic illustrationsIt is uite something to vividly remember reading a book forty seven years ago to remember the day the thoughts the basic lot The ones remembered are often famous like H G Wells novels the kinds of stories one hears about again and again refreshing the memory Anderson s little tale however is obscure nothing I can remember ever hearing about or even talking about though I bet I recommended it at some oint back then The memory is Informing the Future pristinerecious I love Poul Anderson It amazes me that he can write such masterful and complex works as The Broken Sword and something as silly and fun as The High Crusade and make both eually enjoyable to me The basic remise of this book is medieval Englishmen from around the time of the crusades in space brazening it out and taking over the universe It is all dealt with very lightly but there s still moment A thought rovoking celebration of the Englishman laced with tongue in cheek glamour and sprinkled with a deftly handled satire on contemporary superpowers and societiesThe book is short and there s a great deal of action and witty humor it gets a bit The Last Ride of German Freddie philosophical towards the end but I finished it in one sitting with easeAn intergalactic mega empire scouts for newlanets to dominate and one of his spaceships lands in 1345 Lincolnshire England where even the lowliest serf looked up from his acre and dreamed of freeing the Holy Land and 16 v ja haku päällä picking up a coffer of gold on the way What was a routine mission soon becomes the aliens worst nightmareThelot is linear and tightly focused and it fits the subtlety of the book s themes just fine I liked the story direction but it s the unfolding that is source of constant entertainment I ve never read anything by Poul Anderson before but I soon trusted him the The Malbim Esther prose the narrative structure and the settingremises themselves make the whole adventure sound Moonchild plausibleThe story is truly humorous original absurd and full of boldness bravado and deceit centered around a space jacuerie uprising led by a medieval noble knight I m a fan of England a sucker for the Hundred Years War the earlierart at least but I find anything related to gunpowder already too modern to bear fact is this book is so enthralling I got hooked immediately knights and blue aliens Livestock to confound airborne Constructing Effective Criticism patrols Archery and spacecraft Heavy chivalryitted against tanks A whole village traipsing in the space and the. One of the Most Beloved Novels of a Grand Master of Science Fiction with Introductions and Appreciations by Major Science Fiction FiguresIn the year of grace 1345 as Sir Roger Baron de Tourneville is gathering an army to join King Edward III in the war against France a most astonishing event occurs a huge silver ship descends through the sky and lands in a asture beside the little village of Ansby in northeastern Lincolnshir. Main Electric Machines and Power Systems problem is how to calculate EasterThe characters feel authentic like the forlorn baroness the ambitious young knight or the rambunctious archer no way a good book about Englishmen in the middle ages can miss an archer and then of course the catchyrotagonists Sir Roger Baron de Tourneville the man of war takes circumstances in stride and seizes the bull by the horns while Brother Pelvus the narrator the man of religion tries to understand the implications Of Their Actions But Both Apply The Filter Of Their their actions but both apply the filter of their with the right mix of superstition crusading spirit and hard life experience on the events to utterly hilarious conseuences and unexpected results The clinching roof of my reasoning utterly hilarious conseuences and unexpected results The clinching roof of my reasoning that I ll cut anyone who argues further into dogmeat Actually I felt that in his crude way my master had grasped truth In my spare time I would recast his logic into The Fundamental 5 proper syllogistic form to make sure Very soon it gets so charming that I started to find logical everything I read and internally it was for sure Add into the fray a superowerful alien society grown complacent in their own superiority a few surviving subjugated civilizations some The Gate — Things my Mother told me. practical English diplomacy and Oh now I just loved reading this And why Well on Earth there ve been many nations and lords for many centuries all at odds with each other under a feudal system nigh too complicated to remember Why ve we fought so many wars in France Because the Duke of Anjou was on the one hand the sovereign king of England and on the other hand a Frenchman Think you what that led to and yet tis really a minor example On our Earth we veerforce learned all the knavery there is to know The aliens landed in Medieval times and were ready for an easy conuest of a backward worldtill the knights rushed the ship and got inside and the aliens were defeatedand the ship lifted off in auto Vanity Loves Company pilotThelot sounds a bit hokey but it made such a good story I think it could have made an ever better one but my imagination took the original and ran with it Fun enjoyable imaginative original nothing like it then and only variations since As I said I like it If it were written today it would Wastin Away probably be the first in a long running series There actually were a couple of follow up stories I think you ll enjoy this one While thelot may at first seem a slight eye roller and Anderson does The Team Handbook place his tongue in his cheek a bit here within the story s own logic it works uite well Remember that depending entirely on superior technology doesn t always work just ask the British about the Battle of Isandlwana AmericaFrench about the ultimate outcome in Nam the Russians about AfghanistanGeneral Custer and so on Poor leadership overconfidence lack of back up all can allow local forces to win over technological superiority The Aliens here seem to suffer from all the aboveWith a seriocomic take on the story this novel looks lightly at some serious subjects and tells an enjoyable tale It s a good story I like it Rounding up on the reread It s silly and tongue in cheek and strangely entertaining Your regular garden variety Englishman in 1345 had a few things to worry about the Hundred Year War the general conditions of life in the not soleasant Middle Ages and if they had a working crystal ball the merciless arrival of the Black Death in three short yearsNone of these worries normally included traipsing through the galaxy on a captured spaceship Lo It was as a miracle fighting the aliens advanced technologies with lances and trebuche. E The Wersgorix whose scouting ship it is are uite expert at taking over Worldviews of Aspiring Powers planets and having determined from orbit that this one was suitable they initiate standard world conueringrocedure Ah but this time it's no mere Adorkable primitives the Wersgorix seek to enslave they've launched their invasion against free Englishmen In the end only one alien is left alive and Sir Roger's grand vision is born He intends for the creature to fly. Ts and reshaping the galaxy in accordance with the customs of feudal England on a crusade for the glory of God the honor of England and the enrichment of us all However many a sober trustworthy man at arms swore that he saw the holy knight ride down the Milky Way in a foam of stars and impale enemy ships on his lance like so many dragons Credibility Who needs credibility when you can have medieval warriors in space This book is such fun built on the sameremise that ossessed the creators of Cowboys vs Aliens and our eternal desire to root for the obvious likeable underdog But THE UNDERDOG HERE THE SAVVY BARON ROGER DE TOURNEVILLE underdog here the savvy Baron Roger de Tourneville an unexpected advantage over the technologically superior aliens the advantage borne out of human capacity for intrigue and good medieval capacity for an all out brawl Where it comes to intrigue I m no master of it myself no Italian But the starfolk are like childrenAnd why Well on Earth there ve been many nations and lords for many centuries all at odds with each other under a feudal system nigh too complicated to remember Why ve we fought so many wars in France Because The Duke Of Anjou Duke of Anjou on the one hand the sovereign king of England and on the other hand a Frenchman Think you what that led to and yet tis really a minor example On our Earth we ve erforce learned all the knavery there is to know Ah the knavery The easiness with which Sir Roger springs complicated olitics and clever intrigues onto the unsuspecting aliens already baffled by the confusing nature of these Englishmen fighting force shields with smile cutting weapons bragging unsuspecting aliens already baffled by the confusing nature of these Englishmen fighting force shields with smile cutting weapons bragging what seems to be centuries of space explorations and tales of amazing genetic engineering with all their highborn talk and strange rituals that seem to give them strength and ower The How To Take Care of Your Human Pet power of bluff and bravado so alien to the non English space creatures What chance did they ever have against Sir Roger and his crusaders An ancestor of mine by the name of Noah was once admiral of the combined fleets of mylanet Our lords have extensive foreign To Be Read Before Midnight possessions such as Ulster Leinster Normandy but I ll not weary you with a catalogue oflanets I alone noticed he had not actually said those counties and duchies were Christian Healing Rediscovered planets Yes on the first glance the adventure is silly enough to have been turned into a mainly comedic and not well made film in the 90s But that s superficial take on it believe me Where it shines is the beautifully woven in humor The narration done in the stiff devoted hero and god worshipping style of a cleric Brother Parvus accompanying Roger de Tourneville on the space crusade works so well when as the events unfold it begins incorporating the lines that would have been right at home in Star Wars or such as the knights and serfs and our monk get a hang of navigating the vast universe at supersonic speeds shooting laser guns and hanging out with all kinds of space aliens combining technology and superstition medieval euphemisms and advanced technology all told through therism of sheer bravado and space lore But we have one What Lies Beneath (Newbury and Hobbes, prisoner Branithar who speaks Latin I would not say that sire I interrupted His declensions are atrocious and what he does to irregular verbs may not be described in gentle company It s aleasantly compact story nicely uick Reflektorem w mrok paced due to such short length never getting sidetracked and never steering from the straight narrativeath It s a refreshing break from the world of doorstopper sized tomes It s uite worth the few hours you ll spend on it35 stars. The ship first to France to aid his King then on to the Holy Land to vanuish the infidel Unfortunately he has not allowed for the treachery of the alien Heroes Ghosts pilot who instead takes the craft to his homelanet where he thinks these upstart barbarians will have no choice but to surrender But that knavish alien little understands the indomitable will and clever resourcefulness of Englishmen no matter how great the odds against them.

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