Featured post

Mischief's Summer

The yachting world seethes with rich, beautiful people living the good life-so thinks Jeff Slater from modest means. He gets a summer job on sailing yacht, Mischief, owned by the wealthy Hinshaws. The Hinshaws assume Jeff is eighteen, though he is only fifteen. They never ask his age and Jeff never volunteers it. This omission becomes crucial to Jeff, the Hinshaws and their sixteen year daughter, Holly. Enter Willow Whitlocke, best friend of...

Continue reading

Featured post

Financial Management

Part 1: Introduction to Financial Management Chapter 1: Getting Started - Principles of Finance Chapter 2: Firms and the Financial Market Chapter 3: Understanding Financial Statements, Taxes, and Cash Flows Chapter 4: Financial Analysis - Sizing Up Firm Performance Part 2: Valuation of Financial Assets Chapter 5: Time Value of Money - The Basics Chapter 6: The Time Value of Money - Annuities and Other Topics Chapter 7: An Introduction to Risk...

Continue reading

Featured post

U.S.S.A., Book 1

If you want to get an idea of how corny and out-of-date something like Cory Doctorow’s super-hip young adult novel, Little Brother, is going to feel in 23 years, just read Tom De Haven’s USSA. A tiny howl of teen rage against adults who don’t dig stuff like awesome concerts by cool rock bands and peace, it takes place in a bombdigity version of 1996 where everyone dresses like it’s 1985 and happening teachers say things like, “Let’s finish up...

Continue reading

Featured post

Nirvana n. 3

Un nuovo, esilarante capitolo di Nirvana. Ormai tutti conoscete Ramiro, il piccolo delinquente creato da Emiliano Pagani & Daniele Caluri. Dopo essersi cacciato in un guaio più grosso di lui, è entrato a far parte del programma protezione testimoni, ma, data la sua innata capacità di incasinare tutto, ha già mandato in fumo due coperture create apposta per lui. In questo episodio a tinte semi-horror il nostro eroe (?)...

Continue reading

Featured post

The Ultimate Guide to saving money -2nd edition

a COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO SAVING MONEY PACKED WITH LOTS OF TIPS OF PLENTY OF DIFFERENT SUBJECTs.The new updated version includes even more tips on saving money lots of tips to help with your food shop and plenty of tips to keep your energy bills low , book also includes help with clothes shopping ,car insurance plus much much more.extract:“Someone who is saving money is not being a stingy skinflint tightwad It’s called being...

Continue reading

Featured post

The Wars of Alexander's Successors, 323-281 BC, Vol. 2

The Wars of Alexander's Successors 323-281 BC: Battles and Tactics v. 2 When the dying Alexander the Great was asked to whom he bequeathed his vast empire, he supposedly replied 'to the strongest'. There ensued a long series of struggles between his generals and governors for control of these vast territories. Most of these Diadochi, or successors, were consummate professionals who had learnt their trade under Alexander and, in some cases, his...

Continue reading

Featured post

The Bridegrooms

It Only Takes an Instant for Love to Strike  Tragedy hits the Allenhouse family on a hot summer night in Ohio when a mother of four vanished. Eight-year-old Vada virtually grew up overnight and raised her three younger sisters while her father lost himself in his medical practice in the basement of their home.  Now, Vada is a grown woman, still making her home with her father and sisters. Her days...

Continue reading

Featured post

Origami to Astonish and Amuse

Imagine folding a piece of paper into nail clippers that really work, or a Swiss Army knife that actually opens, or a surfer on a wave that crashes when the surfer is slid forward...There's no need to imagine-this is for real!In Origami to Astonish and Amuse Jeremy Shafer has taken the art of paper folding in an entirely new direction. Filled with hundreds of entertaining models and folding ideas, ranging from amazingly simple...

Continue reading

Featured post

Forever a Hustler's Wife

The high priestess of the hood, Nikki Turner, is back with the novel fans have been feenin’ for: the sequel to her #1 bestselling novel, A Hustler’s Wife. Des, Virginia’s slickest gangsta, is about to become a dad when he is charged with the murder of his own attorney. But with Yarni, his gorgeous wife (and a brilliant lawyer), now calling the shots, Des isn’t going back to the slammer without a fierce fight. Even with the heat on, Des...

Continue reading

Featured post

6 Ruttaan

Amrita Pritam (Punjabi: ਅਮ੍ਰਿਤਾ ਪ੍ਰੀਤਮ, امریتا پریتم) was considered the first prominent woman Punjabi poet, novelist, and essayist. She was the leading 20th-century poet of the Punjabi language, who is equally loved on both the sides of the India-Pakistan border. With a career spanning over six decades,...

Continue reading

Featured post

The Woman from Hamburg

In twelve nonfiction tales, Hanna Krall reveals how the lives of World War II survivors are shaped in surprising ways by the twists and turns of historical events. A paralytic Jewish woman starts walking after her husband is suffocated by fellow Jews afraid that his coughing would reveal their hiding place to the Germans. A young American man refuses to let go of the ghost of his half brother who died in the Warsaw ghetto. He never knew the boy,...

Continue reading

Featured post

The Only Good Roman Returns

The Conclusion - Part 2 in the story of Lia and Darius. (Recommended after reading Part 1) Darius is held captive by a foreign queen and waits for a chance to escape a fate that may hold his execution. Lia flees from Commander Gaius and his unexpected anger at the birth of Darius' child. Without a way to discover if Darius is alive or dead, Lia accepts the help of a Roman Governor who claims to know her husband's family. Is the love...

Continue reading

Featured post

Funny Side of Dave Allen

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 to great acclaim, Paul Jackson, BBC Head of Light Entertainment and producer of some of the classic radio and TV comedy for the last 25 years including The Young Ones, ...interviews some of the best known and more successful comedians and comedy writers of the last 20 years.In this third tape Richard Curtis talks to Jack Dee, Sandi Toksvig and Dave Allen.1st TapeJuly 2000 2nd TapeDecember 2000 3rd Tape February...

Continue reading

Featured post

La Zona Del Silencio

Homero Aridjis, a Mexican writer and diplomat, was born to a Greek father and Mexican mother; he was the youngest of five brothers. As a child, Aridjis would often walk up a hillside near his home to watch the migrating monarch butterflies. As he grew older logging thinned the forest. This and other events in his life caused him to co-found the Grupo de los Cien, the Group of 100, an association of one hundred artists and intellectuals that...

Continue reading

Featured post

Rumor Has It (Full House: Club Stephanie, #13)

It's War Stephanie and her friends are ready for an amazing summer -- in EuropeFirst stop, Paris, where Stephanie falls head-over-heels for a super-cute French guy. But her old rival Rene Salter is determined to snag him for herself. Rene has stolen Stephanie's boyfriends before -- and Stephanie's not going to let it happen again Will Paris turn out to be the City of Love for Stephanie -- or the City of a Broken Heart?

Continue reading

Featured post

The Best of Beneath Ceaseless Skies Online Magazine, Year Two

Sixteen more short stories of literary adventure fantasy from Beneath Ceaseless Skies online magazine. Authors include Marie Brennan, Marissa Lingen, Margaret Ronald, Campbell Award finalist Aliette de Bodard, Nebula and Campbell Finalist Saladin Ahmed, and Hugo Finalist and Nebula winner Rachel Swirsky. Includes "The Isthmus Variation" by Kris Millering, named to Locus's 2010 Recommended Reading List, and "The Pirate Captain's Daughter"...

Continue reading

Featured post

Assassin's Apprentice (Farseer Trilogy, #1)

In a faraway land where members of the royal family are named for the virtues they embody, one young boy will become a walking enigma.Born on the wrong side of the sheets, Fitz, son of Chivalry Farseer, is a royal bastard, cast out into the world, friendless and lonely. Only his magical link with animals - the old art known as the Wit - gives him solace and companionship. But the Wit, if used too often, is a perilous magic, and one...

Continue reading

Featured post

Üks mees tuli linna

Ida Jessen, Danish author. Born 1964 in Sønderjylland. She holds an M.A. in History of Literature and Communication from Århus University 1990. Ida Jessen made her literary debut in 1989 with the collection of short stories Under sten (Under Stones) and has since then written a number of novels and short stories for both children and adults. Since 1995 she has lived on Sealand. Jessen has translated a number of novels also for young...

Continue reading

Featured post

El Negocio De La Guerra

Dario Azzellini is assistant professor for sociology at the Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria, writer and documentary director. He holds a PhD in political science at the Goethe University in Frankfurt (Germany) and a PhD in sociology at the BUAP in Puebla (Mexico). His research and writing focuses on social and revolutionary militancy, popular power and self-administration, workers control, migration and racism, social movements and...

Continue reading

Featured post

Wines of California

From Napa and Sonoma to Modesto and Calaveras, take an unparalleled look into California winemaking, history, and geography. "World Wine Guys" Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen have created the most up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of the state's myriad wine-growing regions, including detailed listings of outstanding producers with individual tasting notes. Enjoy winery profiles with tasting notes, winemaker interviews, recipe and food...

Continue reading

Featured post

Hombres Buenos Tambien Se Enojan, Los

En este extraordinario libro, Bill Perkins cuenta historias reales de hombres buenos que tienen problemas con su enojo... hombres que se hacen dano a si mismos y a otros; hombres que gritan o se valen del sarcasmo y los comentarios hirientes; hombres que se retraen en silencio y dejan de hablar; hombres marcados por un padre iracundo e incluso hombres cuyo enojo es justificado, pero no saben como expresarlo. Dado que todos los hombres...

Continue reading

Featured post

A Feminine Manifesta

In this ground breaking and life changing book, authors Lily Hills and Karen Hudson explore how women have inadvertently disempowered and sabotaged themselves by being their own worst critics. On a broader scale the book speaks to how women s collective self-denigration as a gender has not only diluted our influence in a world in desperate need of our social, spiritual and political contributions, but has also prevented us from uniting in ways...

Continue reading

Featured post

Mardi Gras, Gumbo, and Zydeco

Ethnic Studies -- Southern Studies The detectable identity of southern Louisiana's one-of-a-kind culture has been expressed in numerous descriptive phrases--"south of the South," "the northern tip of the Caribbean," "this folklore land." A strange, piquant, and savory mixture, it also has been likened to one of the region's signature dishes, gumbo.Capturing this elusive culture and its charm has challenged many authors, anthropologists,...

Continue reading

Featured post

After Hegemony

This book is a comprehensive study of cooperation among the advanced capitalist countries. Can cooperation persist without the dominance of a single power, such as the United States after World War II? To answer this pressing question, Robert Keohane analyzes the institutions, or "international regimes," through which cooperation has taken place in the world political economy and describes the evolution of these regimes as American hegemony...

Continue reading

Featured post

The Essence of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics

Renowned investor and author Hunter Lewis has written eightbooks on the financial issues of America, providing real solutions to turn the economy around.He is the former CEO of Cambridge Associates, a global investment firm he co-founded after graduating from Harvard University. The company’s clients represent three-quarters ofhigher education endowment assets in the United States as well as other nonprofit groups and high net worth...

Continue reading

Featured post

Goin... Goin... Sold

The People Traffickers are here!When they come to your town, come to your street, there is no escape...People traffickers are snatching teenage girls for auction on the internet, in order to supply an increasing demand across Europe. Unit T, a European force formed to combat trafficking, are now their only hope of rescue. Run by Lieutenant Karen Harris CGC, this is her most dangerous assignment to date. Although with informers...

Continue reading

Featured post

The Introvert's Guide to Quiet Confidence

We introverts are powerful people. We are thoughtful, reflective, and intelligent. We think before we speak. We have the ability to give others our undivided attention and to give projects our singular focus. If we also have the ability to stay calm, we can exude a quiet, composed confidence, knowing that we bring something unique to every encounter, every conversation, and every business dealing. The Introvert's Guide to...

Continue reading

Featured post

A Book that Was Lost

Awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1966, S. Y. Agnon is considered the towering genius of modern Hebrew literature for his hard-edged modernism and soft-hued imagery. With this new collection of stories, the English-speaking audience has, at long last, access to the rich and brilliantly multifaceted fictional world of one of the great writers of this century. These stories span the lifetime of a quintessential wandering Jew - born in...

Continue reading

Featured post

Selena

On March 21st Selena will be making headlines again when Warner Bros. releases the major motion picture Selena, starring Jennifer Lopez and Edward James Olmos, and directed by Gregory Nava (Mi Familia). Stock up now on the number one New York Times nonfiction bestseller--printed in English on one side of the book, and Spanish on the other--that tells the life story of the Tejano music superstar. Also includes an eight-page photo insert....

Continue reading

Featured post

Luminous Nights

Cop or convict? How many faces can one man own? An assassin wearing a holographic mask and a prison tattoo boards Rachel’s freighter during a prison riot. He is intent on recovering gadgets, which are capable of changing a man’s identity, from the black-market gang who'd stolen them. She’s not sure of Jack's identity nor his goal, but he claims to be an Alliance I-Marshal. Cop or convict? The clues never stop contradicting. Rachel's...

Continue reading

Featured post

Rehearsals and Regrets (Reconciled and Redeemed Book 2)

"Regrets leave you with nothing but heartburn and heartache." A knock on the door brings Lauren Ballard news of her husband’s death and his adultery. All at once, Lauren finds herself alone, wounded, widowed and expecting a child. When her strict and demanding father falls ill, Lauren reluctantly heads home. It isn’t long before she finds herself regretting her decision. Her father’s resort places her in constant contact with Kyle...

Continue reading

Featured post

Levantar la mano sobre uno mismo

El lector que ya conozca los libros del autor, y concretamente su estudio SOBRE EL ENVEJECER, del que las consideraciones sobre el problema de la muerte voluntaria que siguen son, en cierto modo, una continuación directa, no necesita ser orientado; ya sabe que el presente volumen no puede contener nada que recuerde ni remotamente a un trabajo científico. Sin embargo, aquel que no esté familiarizado con la obra del autor debe ser...

Continue reading

Featured post

Flow Blue

Poetry. FLOW BLUE by Sarah Kennedy was one of the winners of the Elixir Press Second Annual Poetry Awards. David Wojohn had this to say about it: "Sarah Kennedy's FLOW BLUE reminds us of the urgency and necessity of the autobiographical lyric. Harrowing as the tale the book relates may be, FLOW BLUE is always informed by a fluent and lyric grace and a deft formal precision, and displays a confidence and maturity of voice." Her work has appeared...

Continue reading

Featured post

Being Greek Under Rome

These especially commissioned essays open up a fascinating and novel perspective on a crucial era of Western culture. In the second century CE the Roman empire dominated the Mediterranean, but Greek culture maintained its huge prestige. At the same time, Christianity and Judaism were vying for followers against the lures of such an elite cultural life. This book looks at how writers in Greek from all areas of Empire society responded to their...

Continue reading

Featured post

Patrick Lencioni Library

"These are some of the most practical and absorbing books on management I’ve read. Lencioni is fast defining the next generation of leadership thinkers. Don’t put this collection in your library. Keep it on your desk!"—Ken Blanchard, coauthor, The One Minute Manager This four-book set brings together Patrick Lencioni’s unique and best-selling leadership fables: The Five Temptations of a CEO, The Four...

Continue reading

Featured post

Do Children Need Religion?

Parents today - especially those who have drifted from their childhood faith or are married to someone from a different religious background - face a choice: whether or not to give their children religious instruction. Providing one's children with religious training was once among the simplest of parental duties. One did as one's parents had done, then waited for the blessings certain to follow. Now, in the space of a single generation,...

Continue reading

Featured post

Busy Monkeys

Glorious full-color photographs introduce young children to the monkeys of South America and Africa. The cast includes an amazing array of beautiful, cuddly, and downright weird-looking species. This rollicking follow-up to Busy Penguins teaches toddlers everyday action words and shows them that whatever busy monkeys do, kids can do too!Publishers Weekly said of Busy Penguins, "The expressive photographs coupled with the...

Continue reading

Featured post

Who Do You Think You Are?

After her mother's death, Alyse Myers covets only one thing: a wooden box that sits in the back of a closet. Its contents have been kept from her for her entire life. When she was thirteen years old her mother promised she could have the box, "when I'm dead. In fact, it'll be my present to you." Growing up in Queens in the 1960s and '70s, Alyse always yearned for more in life, while her mother settled for an unhappy marriage, an unsatisfying...

Continue reading

Featured post

The Lowdown

On the Internet, you never know who might become a customer. It's important to put your best foot forward when crafting an internet presence. If you were at a Trade Fair you wouldn't stand alone and watch while potential customers and your competitors were having an energetic discussion, swapping business cards and showing each other photos of their kids and inviting each other to parties - you'd step over to join them, and make sure you were...

Continue reading

Featured post

Death Benefits

Martin Billings goes to Venezuela to get some documents signed for a friend, but the man who is supposed to sign them has gone sailing. Martin finds his sailboat burning on a beach but it's too far gone to know if he was still in it. If he was, who left him there? And who is the mystery woman taking pictures of it? And why is an ex British spy interested in the man too? Martin needs to find some answers, and preferably before Ugly Bill gets too...

Continue reading

Featured post

DSM-5 Handbook of Differential Diagnosis

Diagnosing patients requires the ability to elicit information from the patient, identify symptoms and recognize patterns, determine possible causes, and then make an accurate diagnosis. Experienced mental health clinicians recognize that differential diagnosis is an art, as well as a science, and welcome tools to assist them. The DSM-5 Handbook of Differential Diagnosis helps clinicians and students learning the process of psychiatric diagnosis...

Continue reading

Featured post

Coaching Tennis Successfully - 2nd Edition

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) presents this comprehensive manual with information on planning productive practices, conducting drills, developing physical and mental skills, and teaching match tactics. You'll find ideas to prepare singles players and doubles teams for competitive matches. Plus, the book offers the best methods and helpful tips for teaching key skills such as: Footwork, groundstrokes, serves, and overheads and...

Continue reading

Featured post

Fight Back

G. Gordon Liddy has never shrunk from a fight, and in this book he offers individuals and businesses a clear-eyed, proactive, and deeply informed approach to combating criminal and terrorist threats. Backed by advice from three seasoned professionals who offer military, medical, and personal security perspectives, Liddy addresses: How and why terrorists select targets---and how to minimize your chances of becoming...

Continue reading

Featured post

Einfuhrung in Die Funktionentheorie

Das Buch gibt Hermann Weyls Vorlesung zur Funktionentheorie im Wintersemester 1910/11 an der Universitat Gottingen wieder. Er hielt diese Vorlesung kurz vor der Entstehung seines einflussreichen Buches uber Riemannsche Flachen. Diese bisher unveroffentlichte Transkription gibt einen Einblick in die fruhe Ideenwelt Hermann Weyls, einem der wichtigsten Mathematiker des 20. Jahrhunderts, dessen Ideen und Sprache auch heute noch frisch klingen. Das...

Continue reading

Featured post

The Irish Game

Matthew has been involved in the global technology industry since 1998, which is interesting given his degree in History. He made his name in the database industry co-authoring six technology books, all of which sold well under a million copies. He has also been in various positions of leadership, running software development teams and generally getting all kinds of interesting things done. Raised in Idaho, he spent a decade in Colorado before...

Continue reading

Featured post

Poor Richard in France

gr 2-4 54pgs1776-1778, France. Benjamin Franklin's two grandsons, Ben and Tempe accompany him on his trip to convince the French king to provide support to the American Revolution. Ben describes his daily life in France and his grandfather's work to persuade the king.reorder?

Continue reading

Featured post

Dyslexia

This book focuses on realistic strategies for non-specialists to use when working with pupils who have dyslexia. It offers detailed, practical guidance on defining and identifying dyslexia, dyslexia in the early and middle years and at secondary school, and worked examples of IEPs. It also discusses providing effective support for the literacy and numeracy hours, raising self-esteem, and working with parents and voluntary organizations. In...

Continue reading

Featured post

Gloriana

A fable satirizing Spenser's "The Fairie Queen" and reflecting the real life of Elizabeth I, tells of a woman who ascends to the throne upon the death of her debauched and corrupted father, King Hern. Gloriana's reign brings the Empire of Albion into a Golden Age, but her oppressive responsibilities choke her, prohibiting any form of sexual satisfaction, no matter what fetish she tries. Her problem is in fact symbolic of the hypocrisy of her...

Continue reading

Featured post

Tattoo of Death (Choose Your Own Adventure, #159)

Illegal immigration from China and other Southeast Asian countries often ends up as slavery. You discover two of your friends from the martial arts studio are members of The Red Flower Gang. And if that wasn't bad enough, you realize the gang is actually involved in a dangerous human smuggling operation. Guilty by association, you are now involved against your will. How do you get out of this gang? How do you save the people being...

Continue reading

Featured post

Levin

The stunning black and white duo-tones presented in Other Oceans are the result of visits to fourteen aquariums in the United States and Japan and diving trips off the coasts of California, Hawai'i, and Midway Atoll. In his work, award-winning photographer Wayne Levin seeks to understand and depict not only our complex relationship with captive marine life, but our love affair with technology, our desire for contact with other species, our...

Continue reading

Featured post

Spoils

When Leni's family hit the lottery, life got . . . well, strange. Leni's parents built a mansion fit for royalty; they enrolled their daughter in the fanciest, most expensive private school in Florida; and they even bought Leni a dolphin for her 12th birthday (she made them take it back). But all of that extravagant living has caught up with them and the lottery money is about to run out—except for the large trust fund Leni will inherit on her...

Continue reading

Featured post

The White Tower

Guys, this is what this is about: 'When Livy's accepted at Temple College, a school for the very brightest,no one is more surprised than her, though she has always felt different. Recently, Livy's been drawn to the roof,where, among it's towering stone angels,she has the strangest desire to fly. But her behavior is noticed by others,for whom the ability to defy gravity is a possible reality ...one that they'll stop at...

Continue reading

Featured post

Hooked Up at the Wedding

The secret fantasy, hooking up with someone, no strings attached, then walking away. Has the best man, caterer or another guest at a wedding caught your eye and triggered the “what if” question? In a situation where love, romance and sex abound, three authors present six short stories about just that.The Final Dance by Emma LaiAshley Beaufort’s duties as maid of honor take her back to the ballroom after all the guests have left, but...

Continue reading

Featured post

De voorspelling

Vreemde veranderingen treden op in de wouden van Maine, USA. Mensen worden ziek, misselijk apathisch. Hun geest raakt verward en bedwelmd. Kinderen komen dood of mismaakt ter wereld. Een onwereldse beklemmende angst maakt zich meester van de bewoners. Een aantal personen wordt vermist. Een groepje kampeerders wordt dood aangetroffen: hun lichamen in stukken gescheurd. De Indianen, oorspronkelijke bewoners van dit gebied worden van dit...

Continue reading

Featured post

The German Resistance

Gerhard Ritter nacque in Turingia,nel 1888.Professore universitario a partire dal 1924,durante gli ultimi anni della seconda guerra mondiale entrò in contatto con i gruppi di opposizione al regime,e fu imprigionato dalla Gestapo.Ripreso l'insegnamento universitario,morì a Friburgo il 1 luglio 1967.

Continue reading

Featured post

The Spider, Master of Men! #6

I love the Spider! Everything about these stories is way over the top. Whole towns get wiped out by the crazed, unmerciful villains, and the fight scenes are brutal and intense enough to make Quentin Tarantino wince.Yet, at the heart of it is the relationship between Richard 'THe Spider' Wentworth and his very understanding fiance Nita Van Sloan. It has a bit more depth than the typical pulp romance. At times, it feels very bittersweet...

Continue reading

Featured post

Capital Gains Tax 2006/07

A clear, concise analysis of the main UK tax provisions and an authoritative, illustrated guide to their application. Written in plain language and within an easy to follow structure this annual reference work includes key points, planning points, and numerous worked examples, providing you with the most competitively priced and cost-effective tax research resources of their kind available. Fully up-to-date with the Finance Act 2006.

Continue reading

Featured post

E-mail in an Instant (In an Instant

Surveys show that people in corporations receive an average of 175 messages per day. Topping the list is e-mail, surpassing voice mail, faxes, and telephone messages as the most frequent type of message received.While e-mail is the biggest communication tool for business use, its remote natureG++º+-ªwhich eliminates tone of voice and body languageG++º+-ªpresents a huge potential for misunderstanding and misinterpretation....

Continue reading

Featured post

The 80x86 IBM PC And Compatible Computers

Combining assembly and C programming, this book uses the Debug utility to show students what action instructions perform, and then provides programs to demonstrate their application. It contains examples, problems, and review questions, which reinforce concepts throughout. It is appropriate for microprocessor courses teaching the 80x86 family.

Continue reading

Featured post

A Wife for Jacob

His Perfect BrideJacob Lapp has loved Annie Zook since childhood. But she's never seen him that way. Once courted -- then rejected -- by his older brother, Annie's wary of the Lapp men. But now that Jacob is working at her dat's blacksmith shop, he feels he's been given a second chance. It's no secret Annie wants a husband. Yet she's intent on marrying someone older, more established -- someone the opposite of Jacob. Can he ever break...

Continue reading

Featured post

Kiss Me in the Rain

Barbra Streisand is an American two time Academy Award-winning singer, film and theatre actress. She has also achieved some note as a composer, political activist, film producer and director. She has won Oscars for Best Actress and Best Original Song as well as multiple Emmy Awards, Grammy Awards, and Golden Globe Awards.She is considered one of the most commercially and critically successful female entertainers in modern entertainment...

Continue reading

Featured post

The Courts Of The Morning

Can be kindled very cheaply since out of copyright in some places. One of Buchan’s poorer works, and a big step down from the previous. You’d have thought that an adventure in which Sandy is the hero would be much more exciting that one with Richard Hanney, but actually it turns out without him as a contrast, everything in the whole book becomes boring and slow paced. Here the adventure is based around a coup in Olifia, a fictional South...

Continue reading

Featured post

Educacao dos Futuros Milionarios

A Educacao dos Futuros Milionarios e fruto de mais de dois anos de entrevistas com empreendedores das mais diversas areas que atingiram o sucesso por conta propria, sem nunca concluirem o ensino superior. Ellsberg extraiu desses depoimentos 7 conselhos que sao a chave para atingir o sucesso profissional.Partindo de historias reais, o autor refaz o caminho trilhado por essas pessoas, apontando seus erros e acertos e ressaltando a...

Continue reading

Featured post

Reading the Women of the Bible

This was from a college class on Women of the Old Testament, and I loved it. Little mind is traditionally paid to the women of the bible, and they're commonly just painted as reformed whores, conniving bitches, or good little servants to their men....gag me. I'm not some bra-burning man-hating feminist, but women of such historical caliber deserve to be showcased for their importance! Here's a review that I just found on Amazon...

Continue reading

Featured post

Everything, Everything

This innovative, heartfelt debut novel tells the story of a girl who's literally allergic to the outside world. When a new family moves in next door, she begins a complicated romance that challenges everything she's ever known. The narrative unfolds via vignettes, diary entries, texts, charts, lists, illustrations, and more.My disease is as rare as it is famous. Basically, I'm allergic to the world.I don't leave my...

Continue reading

Featured post

Beyond Employment

Offers an analysis of the relationship between work and the informal economy. This book explains how an informal economy has emerged within which goods and services are exchanged, not for money but for mutual assistance, cooperation, and payment in kind. It cites examples of exchange networks in Germany, the Netherlands, and the United States.

Continue reading

Featured post

The Curious Researcher

ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products....

Continue reading

Featured post

Der Großtyrann und das Gericht

Im Garten des Großtyrannen ist ein Mord geschehen. Der Alleinherrscher beauftragt Massimo Nespoli, den Chef des Geheimdienstes, mit der Aufklärung, aber Nespoli kann den Fall nicht in der vorgegebenen Zeit lösen. Er hat Angst, sein Amt zu verlieren, den Tyrannen zu täuschen, und sucht nach irgendeinem Schuldigen. Auch Monna Vittoria, seine Geliebte, wird in die Sache hineingezogen. Immer mehr Menschen geraten in Verdacht....

Continue reading

Featured post

Complete Home Guide to Mental Health

A comprehensive reference for the layperson describes all aspects of mental health problems and their treatments, providing scientific background on each disorder, insight into different therapies, and self-help suggestions. 20,000 first printing.

Continue reading

Featured post

In the Cool of the Evening (Truly Yours Digital Editions Book 941)

In first grade, Janet Spaeth was asked to write a summary of a story about a family making maple syrup. She wrote all during class, through morning recess, lunch, and afternoon recess, and asked to stay after school. When the teacher pointed out that a summary was supposed to be shorter than the original story, Janet explained that she didn’t feel the readers knew the characters well enough, so she was expanding on what was in the first-grade...

Continue reading

Featured post

After the Fall, Angels Are Kind of Dicks

A poet, an author, and an Angel walk into a bar. The poet orders a cappuccino, the author a scotch, and the Angel smites them. The sixth installment of Prospective, presents seven poets and seven flash fiction writers from New Zealand to California. Each writer embracing the glory and humility of the seraphim. Filled with humor and a dash of blasphemy "After the Fall, Angels are Kind of Dicks" will leave you with a fond reminder that perhaps it...

Continue reading

Featured post

Through England on a Side Saddle in the Time of William and Mary

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ... better att the approach because you see the towers off ye gates and Severall Churches in Compassing ye Minster and all ye Windmills round ye town of wch there are many. Ye River runns through the town and so its divided,...

Continue reading

Featured post

The Ill-Made Knight (The Once and Future King, #3)

The Ill-Made Knight is based around the adventures, perils and mistakes of Sir Lancelot. Lancelot, despite being the bravest of the knights, is ugly, and ape-like, so that he calls himself the Chevalier mal fet - "The Ill-Made Knight". As a child, Lancelot loved King Arthur and spent his entire childhood training to be a knight of the round table. When he arrives and becomes one of Arthur's knights, he also becomes the king's close friend. This...

Continue reading

Featured post

Yom Kippur Readings

A powerful collection of writings about Yom Kippur that will add spiritual depth and holiness to your experience of the Day of Atonement.As Rosh Hashanah ends and you look ahead to Yom Kippur, what do you think about? The familiar melody of Kol Nidre? The long hours of fasting? The days of self-examination? You know that the Day of Atonement is the holiest on the Jewish calendar, but sometimes it just feels long, tiresome and devoid of...

Continue reading

Featured post

How to Tempt a Viscount

London, 1807A disastrous start to their marriage caused Ellen to leave her husband, Marcus Henshall, Viscount Stanley. Instead of retreating in humiliation, Ellen has been busy learning how to transform herself from a timid girl into a confident, sensual siren. Now she has returned to London—and Marcus—with a mission: to seduce her husband and show him how it feels to have desire go unrequited. But when her plan starts working, she may...

Continue reading

Featured post

Nouveaux voyages en Erewhon accomplis, vingt ans après la découverte du pays, par le premier explorateur et par son fils

Erewhon, set in a thinly disguised New Zealand, ended with the escape of its protagonist from the native Erewhonians by balloon. In the sequel, narrated by his son John. Higgs returns to Erewhon and meets his former lover Yram, who is now the mother of his son George. He discovers that he is now worshipped as "the Sunchild." He finds himself in danger from the villainous Professors Hanky and Panky, who are determined to protect Sunchildism from...

Continue reading

Featured post

Marketing Due Diligence

The ultimate test of marketing investment, and indeed any investment, is whether it creates value for shareholders. But few marketing investments are evaluated from this perspective. Increasingly, boards of directors and city analysts the world over are dissatisfied with this lack of accountability. Cranfield School of Management has been addressing this problem by working with a range of blue-chip companies. They have created a new...

Continue reading

Featured post

Material Culture and Authenticity

The study of material culture demonstrates that objects make people just as much as people make, exchange and consume objects. But what if these objects are, in the eyes of others, "only "fakes? What kind of material mirror are people looking into? Are their real selves really reflected in this mirror? This book provides an original and revealing study into engagements with objects that are not what they are claimed and presumed to be and,...

Continue reading

Featured post

Dan Eldon Celebrate Creativity

Dan Eldon was the youngest-ever Reuters photojournalist, and his work brought his life to a tragic end when he was only twenty-two. But Dan Eldon was not just a photojournalist; he was a creative activist on a grand scale. Over the span of more than ten years he created seventeen collage journals filled with paintings, ink drawings, photographs, and souvenirs documenting a life of adventure. Here for the first time, Dan's art and memorabilia are...

Continue reading

Featured post

Exploring the Moon

If you have ever asked yourself What did the astronauts do on the lunar surface? What did they say while they were there? What did they photograph? How did their discoveries alter our understanding of lunar geology? Will we ever go back to the moon? If so, Exploring the Moon is the book for you. This unique insight into the three Apollo missions (15, 16 and 17) answers all these questions and much more. Using the actual transcripts of what the...

Continue reading

Featured post

The Good Life

A Tug of the Forelock (24 September 1976): In dire need of transport, Tom decides to build his own car – but it will cost a lot of money. To pay for it, he and Barbara go into domestic service: as gardener and housekeeper to Margo and Jerry... I Talk to the Trees (1 October 1976): After a conversation with a fellow allotment-holder, the Goods decide to experiment with talking and playing music to their plants – but this soon...

Continue reading

Featured post

Unfaithful Servant

Unfaithful Servant tells the story of Jack Harris, recently retired CIA officer, and Frank Warren, FBI agent and Jack’s childhood friend. When they were boys, Jack and Frank witnessed a murder and after a terrifying confrontation with the killer, they made a vow to each other of secrecy and fealty. Last based in Baghdad, Jack Harris lost his fiancé, an army major, to a landmine explosion on the road to Fallujah. The Humvee she was...

Continue reading

Featured post

Life, Love and the Pursuit of Chocolate

Chocolate shop owner Rachel McDaniel buried herself in her work after the death of her boyfriend. Three years later, she's not ready to rejoin the world--but the world is more than ready for her. Three men are competing for her, including handsome writer, Daniel Martinez, who rekindles feelings Rachel thought were buried.Compelling and rugged stranger, Matthew Danforth, hints that all is not well with her love life but won't tell her...

Continue reading