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You'll Never Eat Lunch in This Town Again

NEW 3D BOOK PREVIEW
Added 14 February 2017

BIOGRAPHY and AUTOBIOGRAPHY,
HUMOR,
ART
“The Hollywood memoir that tells all . . . Sex. Drugs. Greed. Why, it sounds just like a movie.”—The New York Times
 
Every memoir claims to bare it all, but Julia Phillips’s actually does. This is an addictive, gloves-off exposé from the producer of the classic films  The Sting, Taxi Driver, and  Close Encounters of the Third Kind—and the first woman ever to win an Academy Award for Best Picture—who made her name in Hollywood during the halcyon seventies and the yuppie-infested eighties and lived to tell the tale. Wickedly funny and surprisingly moving,  You’ll Never Eat Lunch in This Town Again takes you on a trip through the dream-manufacturing capital of the world and into the vortex of drug addiction ...

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Golden Legacy

NEW 3D BOOK PREVIEW
Added 14 February 2017

JUVENILE FICTION,
REFERENCE

Back in print, the fascinating history of Little Golden Books, in celebration of their 75th anniversary in 2017! With a Foreword by Eric Carle.

Eminent children’s historian Leonard Marcus’ Golden Legacy chronicles the fascinating story of the creation, marketing, and worldwide impact of Little Golden Books, the most popular children’s books of all time. Launched during the dark days of WWII, Golden Books such as The Poky Little Puppy were an instant sensation. Hallmarked by their superlative quality yet affordable to nearly all, they changed the cultural landscape and mirrored our changing postwar culture: the powerful influence of television, the post-Sputnik renaissance in American science education, and the birth of the civil rights movement. Lavishly ...

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Iris and the Tiger

NEW BOOK REVIEW
15 December 2016

We’ve linked to a new review for Iris and the Tiger. Here’s an excerpt:

A biracial (Chinese/white) Australian girl unravels art-historical and familial mysteries at a relative’s estate in rural Spain. A quirky, cleareyed enchantment. More like this, please! (Mystery. 10-14)

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How Charles Baudelaire’s Poetry Changed My Life

Author News
25 October 2016

It’s true that literature can change your life. It changed Belgian author Bob Van Laerhoven’s. He told Inkflash:

"Because of  Les Fleurs du Mal (The Flowers Of Evil), Charles Baudelaire’s magnificent collection of poetry, I wanted to become a writer. Fat chance, everyone around me said."

In a short personal essay for the US-based writers’ blog Motive Means Opportunity, he evokes the nostalgic memory of a 17-year old Flemish country-boy, desperately wanting to create beauty.

Bob is also the author of mystery/suspense novel Baudelaire’s Revenge, which won the Hercule Poirot Prize for Best Crime Novel and the USA Best Book Award 2014 in the Fiction category. Check out a 3D preview here on Inkflash, or get totally immersed in the author’s interactive 3D room.

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Apostle

NEW 3D BOOK PREVIEW
Added 07 February 2017

RELIGION,
HISTORY,
TRAVEL

The story of Twelve Apostles is the story of early Christianity: its competing versions of Jesus’s ministry, its countless schisms, and its ultimate evolution from an obscure Jewish sect to the global faith we know today in all its forms and permutations. In his quest to understand the underpinnings of the world’s largest religion, Tom Bissell embarks on a years-long pilgrimage to the apostles’ supposed tombs, traveling from Jerusalem and Rome to Turkey, Greece, Spain, France, India, and Kyrgyzstan. Along the way, Bissell uncovers the mysterious and often paradoxical lives of these twelve men and how their identities have taken shape over the course of two millennia.
 
Written with empathy and a rare acumen—and often extremely funny—Apostle is an intellectual, ...

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Bloodline

NEW 3D BOOK PREVIEW
Added 31 January 2017

FICTION / Science Fiction / Adventure
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of Star Wars: Lost Stars comes a thrilling novel set in the years before the events of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

“Unmissable . . . Bloodline’s tense politics, vivid new characters, and perfectly characterized Leia make it feel as central to the Star Wars universe as one of the films.”Tor.com

WITNESS THE BIRTH OF THE RESISTANCE
 
When the Rebellion defeated the Empire in the skies above Endor, Leia Organa believed it was the beginning to a lasting peace. But after decades of vicious infighting and partisan gridlock in the New Republic Senate, that hope seems like a distant memory.
 
Now a respected senator, Leia must grapple with ...

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The Lonely Giant

NEW BOOK REVIEW
15 December 2016

We’ve linked to a new review for The Lonely Giant. Here’s an excerpt:

A little yellow bird helps a menace mend his destructive ways. Sweet and effective. (Picture book. 3-6)

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Now you can tailor Inkflash to show just the book previews you want

Site News
02 August 2016

Inkflash displays new 3D previews every day from big publishers and indie authors alike. Each book preview places both you and the book in a 3D environment that matches the book's category - so reading a "space opera" novel is like floating in outer space, reading a gardening book has you sitting in a tranquil garden, etc.

But what if you only want to see science fiction or epic fantasy novels, or just historical romances? Now you can! You can now sign up in just a few seconds, and then choose the book genres that you'd like to see here on the front page...

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The Thing Around Your Neck

NEW 3D BOOK PREVIEW
Added 31 January 2017

FICTION / Short Stories (single author),
LITERARY COLLECTIONS,
FICTION / Historical
In these twelve dazzlng stories, the bestselling, award-winning Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie explores the ties that bind men and women, parents and children, Africa and the United States. Searing and profound, suffused with beauty, sorrow, and longing, these stories map, with Adichie's signature emotional wisdom, the collision of two cultures and the deeply human struggle to reconcile them.

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The Andromeda Strain

NEW 3D BOOK PREVIEW
Added 24 January 2017

FICTION / Technological,
FICTION / Science Fiction,
FICTION / Thrillers
In this bestselling classic, four scientists race to prevent a biochemical disaster after a space probe landing goes awry.

A military space probe, sent to collect extraterrestrial organisms from the upper atmosphere, is knocked out of orbit and falls to Earth. Twelve miles from the crash site, an inexplicable and deadly phenomenon terrorizes the residents of a sleepy desert town in Arizona, leaving only two survivors: an elderly addict and a newborn infant. The United States government is forced to mobilize Project Wildfire, a top-secret emergency response protocol. Four of the nation’s most elite biophysicists are summoned to a clandestine underground laboratory located five stories beneath the desert and fitted with an automated atomic self-destruction mechanism for cases ...

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What Color Is a Kiss?

NEW BOOK REVIEW
15 December 2016

We’ve linked to a new review for What Color Is a Kiss?. Here’s an excerpt:

A little girl who knows her mind when it comes to what she likes is stymied when she ponders the color of a kiss. Likely to be a kiss for artists-in-training but a miss for others. (Picture book. 4-8)

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JASPER: New historical novel from Welsh author Tony Riches

Book News
25 May 2016

With JASPER – Book Two of The Tudor Trilogy available to preview in 3D, Inkflash remains a wonderful place to explore new historical fiction.

England 1461: The young King Edward of York takes England by force from King Henry VI of Lancaster. Sir Jasper Tudor, Earl of Pembroke, flees the massacre of his Welsh army at the Battle of Mortimer’s Cross and plans a rebellion to return his half-brother King Henry to the throne.

Following the best-selling novel OWEN - Book One of The Tudor Trilogy, the follow-up, based on actual events, tells of Owen’s son Jasper Tudor who changes the history of England forever. Set in the often brutal world of fifteenth century England, Wales, Scotland, France, Burgundy and Brittany, during the Wars of the Roses, this fast-paced story is one of courage and adventure, love and belief in the destiny of the Tudors.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Based in Southwest Wales, Tony Riches is a full time author of best-selling fiction and non-fiction books. For more about Tony's books, see his popular blog The Writing Desk, and of course his 3D castle here at Inkflash.

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The Master Plan

NEW BOOK REVIEW
15 December 2016

We’ve linked to a new review for The Master Plan. Here’s an excerpt:

A clinical dissection of the Islamic State group’s blueprint for waging jihad and establishing a caliphate. A sage assessment showing how IS world domination could never come to pass because it has alienated too many Muslims worldwide.

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