Freedom [Book 2 of Daemon Series]

Author: Daniel Suarez Publish: 2011 Page: 237 pages Language: English Format EBook: PDF Description: The propulsive, shockingly plausible sequel to New York Times bestseller Daemon, the “Greatest. Techno-thriller. Period.”* *William O’Brien, former director of cybersecurity and communications systems policy at the White House 2009 saw one of the most inventive techno-thriller debuts in decades as Daniel Suarez introduced his terrifying and tantalizing vision of a new world order. Daemon captured the attention of the tech community, became a national bestseller, garnered attention from futurists, literary critics, and the halls of government-leaving readers clamoring for the conclusion to Suarez’s epic story. In the opening chapters of Freedom™, the Daemon is well on its way toward firm control of the modern world, using an expanded network of real-world, dispossessed darknet operatives to tear apart civilization and rebuild it anew. Civil war breaks out in the American Midwest, with the mainstream media stoking public fear in the face of this “Corn Rebellion.” Former detective Pete Sebeck, now the Daemon’s most famous and most reluctant operative, must lead a small band of enlightened humans in a populist movement designed to protect the new world order. But the private armies of global business are preparing…

Daemon [Book 1 Daemon Series]

Author: Daniel Suarez Publish: 2006 Page: 304 pages Language: English Format EBook: PDF Description: Daemon and FreedomTM comprise a two-part novel by the author Daniel Suarez about a distributed, persistent computer application, The Daemon, that begins to change the real world after the original programmer’s death. A high-tech thriller for the wireless age that explores the unthinkable consequences of a computer program running without human control—a daemon—designed to dismantle society and bring about a new world order Technology controls almost everything in our modern-day world, from remote entry on our cars to access to our homes, from the flight controls of our airplanes to the movements of the entire world economy. Thousands of autonomous computer programs, or daemons, make our networked world possible, running constantly in the background of our lives, trafficking e-mail, transferring money, and monitoring power grids. For the most part, daemons are benign, but the same can’t always be said for the people who design them. Matthew Sobol was a legendary computer game designer—the architect behind half-a-dozen popular online games. His premature death depressed both gamers and his company’s stock price. But Sobol’s fans aren’t the only ones to note his passing. When his obituary is posted…

Cat’s Cradle (1963)
English Literature , Science Fiction / January 9, 2019

Author: Kurt Vonnegut Publish: 1969 Page: 209 pages Language: English Format EBook: PDF Description: Cat’s Cradle is a science fiction novel by American writer Kurt Vonnegut, first published in 1963. His fourth novel, it explores issues of science, technology, and religion, satirizing the arms race and many other targets along the way. After turning down his original thesis in 1947, the University of Chicago awarded Vonnegut his master’s degree in anthropology in 1971 for Cat’s Cradle. The title of the book derives from the string game “Cat’s Cradle”. Early in the book, the character Felix Hoenikker (a fictional co-inventor of the atom bomb) was playing cat’s cradle when the bomb was dropped, and the game is later referred to by his son, Newton Hoenikker.   You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Breakfast of Champions (1973)
English Literature , Science Fiction / January 8, 2019

Author: Kurt Vonnegut Publish: 1973 Page: 182 pages Language: English Format EBook: PDF Description: Breakfast of Champions or Goodbye Blue Monday is a 1973 novel and the seventh novel by the American author Kurt Vonnegut. Set predominantly in the fictional town of Midland City, Ohio. It focuses on two characters: Dwayne Hoover, a Midland resident, Pontiac dealer and affluent figure in the city and Kilgore Trout, a widely published but mostly unknown science fiction author. Breakfast of Champions has themes of free will, suicide, and race relations among others.   You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Slaughterhouse-Five (1969)

Author: Kurt Vonnegut Publish: 1969 Page: 124 pages Language: English Format EBook: PDF Description: Slaughterhouse-Five, or The Children’s Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death (1969) is a science fiction-infused anti-war novel by Kurt Vonnegut about the World War II experiences and journeys through time of Billy Pilgrim, from his time as an American soldier and chaplain’s assistant, to postwar and early years. It is generally recognized as Vonnegut’s most influential and popular work. A central event is Pilgrim’s surviving the Allies’ firebombing of Dresden as a prisoner-of-war. This was an event in Vonnegut’s own life, and the novel is considered semi-autobiographical.   You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Suzanne Collins – Mockingjay [Book 3]

Author: Suzanne Collins Publish: 2010 Page: 180 pages Language: English Format EBook: PDF Description: Mockingjay is a 2010 science fiction novel by American author Suzanne Collins. It is the last installment of The Hunger Games, following 2008’s The Hunger Games and 2009’s Catching Fire. The book continues the story of Katniss Everdeen, who agrees to unify the districts of Panem in a rebellion against the tyrannical Capitol. The hardcover and audiobook editions of Mockingjay were published by Scholastic on August 24, 2010, six days after the ebook edition went on sale. The book sold 450,000 copies in the first week of release, exceeding the publisher’s expectations. It received a generally positive reaction from critics. The novel was adapted into two films. The first part was released on November 21, 2014, while the second part was released on November 20, 2015.   You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Suzanne Collins – Catching Fire [Book 2]

Author: Suzanne Collins Publish: 2009 Page: 172 pages Language: English Format EBook: PDF Description: Catching Fire is a 2009 science fiction young adult novel by the American novelist Suzanne Collins, the second book in The Hunger Games trilogy. As the sequel to the 2008 bestseller The Hunger Games, it continues the story of Katniss Everdeen and the post-apocalyptic nation of Panem. Following the events of the previous novel, a rebellion against the oppressive Capitol has begun, and Katniss and fellow tribute Peeta Mellark are forced to return to the arena in a special edition of the Hunger Games. The book was first published on September 1, 2009, by Scholastic, in hardcover, and was later released in ebook and audiobook format. Catching Fire received mostly positive reviews, with reviewers praising Collins’ prose, the book’s ending, and the development of Katniss’s character. According to critics, major themes of the novel include survival, authoritarianism, rebellion and interdependence versus independence. The book has sold more than 19 million copies in the U.S. alone. A film adaptation, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, was released on November 22, 2013. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join…

Suzanne Collins – The Hunger Game [Book 1]

Author: Suzanne Collins Publish: 2008 Page: 165 pages Language: English Format EBook: PDF Description: The Hunger Games is a 2008 dystopian novel by the American writer Suzanne Collins. It is written in the voice of 16-year-old Katniss Everdeen, who lives in the future, a post-apocalyptic nation of Panem in North America. The Capitol, a highly advanced metropolis, exercises political control over the rest of the nation. The Hunger Games is an annual event in which one boy and one girl aged 12–18 from each of the twelve districts surrounding the Capitol are selected by lottery to compete in a televised battle to the death. The book received critical acclaim from major reviewers and authors. It was praised for its plot and character development. In writing The Hunger Games, Collins drew upon Greek mythology, Roman gladiatorial games, and contemporary reality television for thematic content. The novel won many awards, including the California Young Reader Medal, and was named one of Publishers Weekly’s “Best Books of the Year” in 2008. The Hunger Games was first published in hardcover on September 14, 2008, by Scholastic, featuring a cover designed by Tim O’Brien. It has since been released in paperback and also as an…

Free Ebook | Fore Love
English Literature , Romance / December 21, 2018

  Author : Frederick Upham Adams Publish : 2008 by Browzer Books Page : 216 pages Language : English Format EBook : PDF Description : This must be a MAN’S kind of romance as I have thoroughly relish it from cover to cover. There are over two hundred pages, as I have formatted it, and it is suitable for printing out, if you so desire. Cut from a bygone age when love was LOVE, golf is the background and indeed it is the driving force of this beautiful novel. I’m sure that if I understood the game I would love this book all the more, but even in my complete ignorance I was fascinated with the entire body. Even now I chortle when thinking of the hero driving a whole forty miles and making the trip in less than one day! That must have been some kind of fast autoing.   You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Free Ebook | Easier For A Camel
English Literature , Mystery Novel / December 21, 2018

  Author : John Talbot Language : English Format EBook : PDF Pages : 141 Pages Description : Written for Hillary Keating during her matric year, this book was requested by her to be, “full of sertager and excitement”. A mystery novel with a difference, it is not for the faint-hearted, nor for the prudish. Written to appeal to all ages, the book but was designed to appeal to girls at high school of Hillary’s age.   You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us