Kicking The Sky

Author: Anthony De Sa
Publisher: Algonquin Books
ISBN: 1616203935
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Antonio learns about bravery and cowardice, life and death, and the heart’s capacity for love--and for cruelty--in this stunning novel. “Kicking the Sky dares to tell the story about the messy dark side of a big city through the clear ...

Passes Through

Author: Rob Stephenson
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
ISBN: 1573661554
Size: 65.64 MB
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Sometimes, when I woke up I was still inside him. Ending tended to be awkward.
We took a blanket to the park. Picnic under an oak. Elaborate kites kicking the sky
. Jackdaws screaming. Logic unfolding. This self-absorbed study of surfaces
never leaves me. He said un- necessary things to me. An elegant formal rigor. I
bought him cigarettes and tied him to the wooden chair. Restrained he offered
disquieting elements of anonymity. His inability to speak rendered me as a body
of water.

Kicking It

Author: Faith Hunter
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 110161627X
Size: 32.84 MB
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Jane discovered Cia sitting in the middle of a stream on a downed tree, staring
up at the night sky, transfixed by the waning moon. She had been scratched,
bruised, had two broken toes, and was badly dehydrated, still caught in moon
madness. Over timeCia had gained more control overher attraction to the moon
and the powerthat flooded herwhen it was highin the sky. Well, usually. Liz still
sometimes foundheroutside, staring upatthe sky,but she was moreoften wearing
slippersand ...

The Last Days Of Rabbit Hayes

Author: Anna McPartlin
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473508436
Size: 69.14 MB
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Rabbit lay screaming on the grass, fists balled and legs kicking. Grace left her
there because she couldn't carry her broken pram and her ... She was gurgling
happily, kicking towards the sky. Molly didn't pick her up right away because she
looked so content that it seemed a shame to disturb her. Instead she and Grace
just watched her have a wordless and invigorating conversation with the blue sky
above her. “My friend Alice's sister has to go to a special school,' Grace said. 'So?

Kicking In

Author: Richard Wirick
Publisher: Soft Skull Press
ISBN: 1593763689
Size: 60.72 MB
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The night sky now was spitting snow: tick, tick, tick, tick, infinitesimal flakes that
melted as soon as they landed. He was thinking of his gun in the closet, lying
there unused for so long in its sheepskin case. He'd have to take the deer out to
the gravel pit to get the shooting done. The noise would be too loud for the
neighborhood. But he could do it. He'd tell Althea there'd been a call out for all
the road crews to get a jump on the worsening snow. Buddy looked up at the
night sky, the dark ...

Kicking The Habit

Author: Steven Saus
Publisher: Alliteration Ink
ISBN: 0985825472
Size: 45.69 MB
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The familiar smell of gunpowder washes under the cloudy sky and over the field.
It twists, quick in this stilled moment, around myself and my daughter Sara.
Feathers fall in a shimmering cloud of blue, white, and yellow against the
overcast sky. Sara's hands cover her ears, her schoolbus still pulling away from
our front drive. Her eyes are clamped shut as she tries to hide from the violent
sounds of the gunshot and her scream. A solitary hailstone of hollow bone and
birdflesh plummets ...

Night Sky

Author: Clare Francis
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 0330466100
Size: 22.47 MB
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She was kicking backwards at him andhepulled hercloser sothather legs would
lose their momentum. She startedto yell andhe suddenly realisedwhat he would
have to do. He put an arm round her throat and as her hand shot uptopull it away,
he raised hisother arm. After that itwas a simple matterto slidehishands onto her
neck. He squeezed and the yelling stopped. Her breathing changedto a series of
loud agonising rasps. Itwas toonoisy: he would haveto squeeze harder. Thenoise
 ...