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The Broken Hours

In 1936, horror writer H. P. Lovecraft was broke, living alone in a creaky old house, and deathly ill. At the edge of a nervous breakdown, he hired a personal assistant, a young writer named Arthur P. Crandle. As the novel opens, Crandle arrives at Lovecraft’s home with no knowledge of the writer or his work, but is soon drawn into his distinctly unnerving world: the malevolent presence that hovers on the landing; the ever-shining light from...

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Rockers, Jazzbos & Visionaries

This collection of interviews, conducted by Bill Milkowski over the course of the last twenty years, is spiced with wit and insight. Uninterrupted and uncensored, these musicians speak their minds about everything - the music industry, collaborators as well as critics, their influences, annoyances, aspirations, and more.

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Ancient Egyptian Science, a Source Book. Volume Three

This volume continues Marshall Clagett's studies of the various aspects of the science of Ancient Egypt. The volume gives a discourse on the nature and accomplishments of Egyptian mathematics and also informs the reader as to how our knowledge of Egyptian mathematics has grown since the publication of the Rhind Mathematical Papyrus toward the end of the 19th century. The author quotes and discusses interpretations of such authors as Eisenlohr,...

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The Little Pot Boiler

You know how you sometimes borrow a book from a friend and then just don't quite get around to returning it for a while? This is my personal record: borrowed in 1976, returned in 2009. Anyway, it's now with its rightful owner again. Unfortunately, having given it back, I no longer have it to hand when I want to quote some of the poems. From memory, here are the ones I liked best:My NoseMy nose,...

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Season 8, #7)

Born in Cleveland in 1976, Brian K. Vaughan is the Eisner, Harvey, and Shuster Award-winning writer and co-creator of the critically acclaimed comics series Y: The Last Man, Runaways, and Ex Machina (picked as one of the ten best works of fiction of 2005 by Entertainment Weekly). Recently named "Writer of the Year" by Wizard Magazine, and one of the “top ten comic writers of all time” by Comic Book Resources, Vaughan’s work has been...

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Farþeginn

Þegar Arnar Sigurðsson leigubílstjóri tekur upp Sigurbjörn Hjálmarsson forstjóra í miðbæ Reykjavíkur á ísköldum nýársdegi hefst undarlegt ferðalag sem er þó ekki án fyrirheita. Báðir hyggja þeir á betra líf á nýju ári, hvor með sínum hætti. Hvorugan órar fyrir hvernig ferðin endar....

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Handguns Afield

When Handguns Afield was first published in 1961, hunting with a handgun was in its infancy. Surely settlers and cowboys of the 19th century would have used a handgun on wild game from time to time to fill the campfire stewpot, but as far as using a handgun for hunting as a pastime, this sport was not yet widely recognized. Jeff Cooper expertly summarizes the various aspects of hunting with handguns in the few dozen pages of this volume....

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Siobhan's Double Trouble [Men of Montana 5]

[Menage Amour: Erotic Consensual BDSM Cowboy Menage a Trois Romance, M/F/M, with M/M elements not involving the heroes, cropping, flogging, HEA] Irish beauty Siobhan O'Hanlon is on the run from the evil world her father has generated over the years. Siobhan had been given to his right hand man for marriage, but she feels the need to escape his clutches before she winds up dead. After slipping through his hands, Siobhan arrives in the area...

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Psychiatric Emergencies

This accessible guide covers the management of a range of psychiatric problems encountered in emergency departments. Arranged by symptom rather than diagnosis, the handbook describes assessment, investigation and treatment. The authors include an introductory section on eliciting and recording the psychiatric history of a patient. They then consider, in alphabetical order, the management of common psychiatric presentations. A final section...

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Proljeća Ivana Galeba

Among the best novels that the intellectual proustian prose has to offer and probably the best Croatian writer of this style...Desnica u ovom romanu govori kroz usta pripovjedača koji je pretpostavljam vrlo njemu nalik, govori o svojoj poetici, o svome životu, o kolopletu svega što sačinjava njegov život, pa su tako ovdje uključena i njegove kratke priče, koje sam već čitala i koje su mi se svidjele,...

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Song Of The Silent Harp/Heart Of The Lonely Exile/Land Of A Thousand Dreams/Sons Of An Ancient Glory/Dawn Of The Golden Promise (An Emerald Ballad #1-5)

BJ Hoff’s bestselling historical novels continue to cross the boundaries of religion, language, and culture to capture a worldwide reading audience. Her books include such popular series as The Riverhaven Years, The Mountain Song Legacy, Song of Erin, American Anthem, and An Emerald Ballad. Hoff’s stories, although set in the past, are always relevant to the present. Whether her characters move about in small country towns or...

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The Year's Best SF 7

Josephine Juliet Grossmanaka Cyril Judd (with C.M. Kornbluth)Judith Josephine Grossman (Boston, Massachusetts, January 21, 1923 - Toronto, Ontario, September 12, 1997), who took the pen-name Judith Merril about 1945, was an American and then Canadian science fiction writer, editor and political activist.Although Judith Merril's first paid writing was in other genres, in her first few years of writing published science...

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The Inquisitory

The Inquisitory consists entirely of the interrogation of an old, deaf servant regarding unspecified crimes that may or may not have taken place at his master's French chateau. The servant's replies - which are by turns comic, straightforward, angry, nostalgic, and disingenuous - hint at a variety of seedy events, including murder, orgies, tax fraud, and drug deals. Of course, the servant wasn't involved with any of these activities - if the...

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50 to Life

"You're not good enough!" "You're nothing without me..." "When will you ever learn...?" "You're so ugly, no one else would have you!" "You're worthless as a human being!" It is said that actions speak louder than words. In Sara's world, they scream at her. They hurt her. They threaten her very existence! Sara's abusive past left her disillusioned enough to believe that getting married at 17 would be the stuff that dreams are made of. Instead,...

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The Guardian

The heartwarming story of Willie Powell, a painter and basketball coach in a small South Carolina town who began building parks to save children from guns and violence, and in the process saved himself.

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Voice and Style

Voice and style are tangible as air, and just as real. Readers hear "voice" in the overall sound of your story and in the thoughts and words of your characters. They sense "style" in the way you pull these currents together, creating the magnetism that unifies all the other elements of your fiction. Your voice, your style will make readers remember you and seek out your work. Contrary to popular belief, you can learn the techniques behind voice...

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Way of the Lover

Robert Augustus Masters masterfully shares his wisdom in a smooth and poetic fashion. The chapters are short but deep, and he takes on a wide selection of topics. This is a great book to read if you want to slow down and reflect on what really matters.

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Acts of Vengeance

When a motor launch carrying the USS Ronald Reagan's top brass is attacked, the U.S. vows a swift reprisal. Enter skipper Brick Maxwell and his Roadrunners-the jocks who fly the F/A-18 Super Hornets. Their mission: a deep air strike in northern Yemen. But their target-the commander who masterminded the attack-has laid a deadly trap for Maxwell and his fellow warriors...

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Suddenly Wolf, Too (Suddenly Wolf, #2)

[Erotic Paranormal Ménage a Quatre Romance, M/F/M/M, werewolves, spanking]Okay, time out! It was not appropriate for the sheriff’s deputy to be lusting after the mysterious stranger in town or the man’s brother, especially not when she was dating the sexiest man in the whole county, Cal Sanders.Confused, embarrassed, and completely unnerved by her out-of-control libido and nightly dreams of ménage a quatre, Louise tries...

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Write to Me

Patricia Ferguson was brought up in Kent, read history at Leeds university, and completed a two-year graduate nursing course at the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel. This was at rather the end of an era; she was perhaps amongst the very last young women shown how to coax starched linen hats into the requisite five pleats, or told that pillow cases must always face away from the ward entrance; but she was also taught many vital and graceful...

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Mestakung

Menjadikan Indonesia Juara Dunia Olimpiade Fisika adalah impian Prof. Yohanes Surya: impian itu telah menjadi kenyataan. Yohanes Suraya mampu membawa nama Indonesia di Olimpiade Fisika International di Singapura tahun 2006.Sebuah prestasi yang spektakuler! Jangan kaget! Rahasia semua itu ternyata terfokus pada satu kata MESTAKUNG, yang berarti seMESTA menduKUNG! istilah ini diambil dari konsep sederhana fisika, bahwa ketika sesuatu...

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Clutch of the Cleric (Chronicles of Dragon, #4)

In the grasp … As darkness seeps over the land, Nath Dragon and company embark on a journey to the Land of the Elves in pursuit of the Occular of Orray. Under the watchful eye of his friends―Brenwar the Dwarf, Shum the Elven Rover, Bayzog the part-Elf wizard, and Sasha the sorceress―Nath finds himself wanting to test his set of two Dragon arms. The Clerics of Barnabus are after Nath Dragon, tracking his every move....

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America's Climate Problem

What America does or fails to do in the next few years to solve the problem of climate change will largely determine the fate of the earth and humanity for centuries to come. Despite the efforts by some states, local governments and individual citizens to respond, controversy still embroils national efforts to come up with a solution.This book by Robert Repetto, a leading environmental economist, lets the reader cut through the confusion...

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Real-Life X-Files

Interest in the paranormal is at an all-time high. Ghosts, UFOs, psychic power & other unexplained phenomena are endlessly fascinating. People often seem to accept or reject claims of the paranormal based on their fundamental beliefs as if such matters were theological. In contrast, this book takes a scientific approach, basing its arguments on the premise that what seem like paranormal mysteries should be carefully investigated with a view...

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As Near To Heaven By Sea

For three centuries after Europeans rediscovered it, Newfoundland was thought of as little more than "a great English Ship moored near the Banks during the Fishing Season."Labrador, dismissed as the "land God gave to Cain,"commanded no more respect.But for the people who made its coastline their home, including the Aboriginal peoples who first settled there 9000 years earlier, Newfoundland and Labrador was of considerably greater...

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Herbstriten

Dan O'Brien is a writer and screenwriter. He currently attends a California university and is pursuing a graduate degree in Psychology. He has written over 10 novels, several screenplays and is working on a graphic novel. A philosopher and martial artist, his days are filled with writing and training.

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Threatened Amphibians Of The World

Amphibians are facing an extinction crisis, but getting to the facts has been difficult. "Threatened Amphibians of the World" is a visual journey through the first-ever comprehensive assessment of the conservation status of the world's 6,000 known species of frogs, toads, salamanders, and caecilians. All 1,900 species known to be threatened with extinction are covered, including a description of threats to each species and an evaluation of...

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Eroe

Eroe ( St. Andrews: A Sabato Origin Story)Ties of Steel Book 3Sabato Efisto was born from an unholy union, the bastard son of a martyred saint and the Devil. At least, that's what he's believed, for most of his life. His father is an Italian crime lord, a man so dangerous that Sabato's mother died trying to get away from him. For that tragedy, which happened on his seventh birthday, Sabato blames himself. Every year, he...

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The Lee Avenue Haunting

Donna Parish-Bischoff is one of the Co-Founders of Indy Para, a team of Paranormal Investigators who tells of her new book's haunted tale called The Lee Avenue Haunting. Nowadays it seems everyone has a ghost story to tell, share or explore. One in particular that is a good one was written by a native New Yorker who lives in upstate, New York, with her husband. Donna Parish-Bischoff is one of the Co-Founders of Indy Para, a team of...

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Prey (Aliens Vs. Predator, # 1)

Machiko Noguchi accepted the assignment of supervising the ranching colony on Ryushi as a challenge. Little did she know that not only would she have to run the colony, she'd defend it with her life.First the carcass of a spiderlike alien is discovered. Then a rancher's family is massacred. Finally a creature unlike any ever seen before is brought to the colony medical center, near death. It soon becomes clear thtat not one but two...

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U kuhinji sa ljubavlju

Od czasu premiery książka kucharska autorstwa Sophii Loren sprzedała się w setkach tysięcy egzemplarzy, zarówno we Włoszech, jak i za granicą.Według aktorki, zakochanej w swoim kraju i jego smakach, gotowanie to nie tylko codzienny rytuał – to przede wszystkim sposób na okazanie miłości naszym bliskim oraz wszystkim, dla których gotujemy.Jej wyjątkowa...

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The Seafarers

This was a previously unpublished novel found among the author's papers after his death.Really a novella - very short, but an interesting study of post WWII individuals in Britain.The intro spoke of it being about the need to find meaningful work or activity despite circumstances(such as in "On the Beach" by same author).In this case, the 2 characters find it difficult to adjust to civilan life after their war service - finding the usual jobs...

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Baby & Child Emergency First Aid

This first-aid handbook is the first thing you should reach for when your child has an emergency.  It is designed to help people with limited training in emergency medical procedures--parents, babysitters, grandparents, and childcare providers--deal quickly and easily with 34 of the most common childhood emergencies.  It features numbered step-by-step instructions with easy-to-read type.  The illustrations are clear...

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The War for Mexico's West

"The War for Mexico's West" examines a dramatic, complex episode in the early history of New Spain that stands as an instructive counterpoint to the much more familiar, triumphalist narrative of Spanish daring, resilience, and victory embodied in the oft-told tale of the conquest of central Mexico. As Spaniards consolidated their hold over central Mexico they fanned out in several directions, first entering western Mexico--the future New...

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Reading Journal

Some books we read remain fresh in our minds for years and some fade from our memory. It can be interesting and enlightening to look back over the many titles we've read over the years. This reading journal helps the book lover to keep track of a few years worth or reading. Each entry asks for the title, author, date finished reading, and has a few lines to write a note about the book or a favorite passage. It is a 150-page paperback book, 3...

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Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Download the Weird

The all-new ninth title in the bestselling Ripley’s Believe It or Not! annual series features compendium of incredible and bizarre facts, stories, photographs, interviews, and features in a stunning new design.For the legions of dedicated Ripley's fans, and anyone else on the planet who loves the unbelievable, the latest annual in our bestselling series is a feast of delights. As well as the jaw-dropping images and...

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Early Letters of Robert Schumann,

Early letters of Robert Schumann (1888). This book, "Early letters of Robert Schumann," by Robert Schumann, is a replication of a book originally published before 1888. It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible.

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Move to Strike

New York Times bestselling author Perri O'Shaughnessy takes the courtroom thriller to breathtaking new heights in Move to Strike, a page-turning masterpiece of suspense that brings back attorney Nina Reilly, hailed by critics as "one of the most interesting heroines in legal thrillers today" (San Jose Mercury News).Nina Reilly thought she'd seen it all. An attorney and single mother, Nina isn't afraid...

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French Country Cooking

Country-style cooking is the simple, tasty food served in French homes and small family restaurants. This book brings together a fabulous selection of over 60 authentic recipes from all over France, that evoke the traditional flavours of this rich and diverse cuisine.

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Run Girl

Please note: Run Girl is a novella - roughly half the length of an average novel. A strange new city, a missing girl, and a race against time In Europe to help broker a peace deal between warring African nations, Secretary of State Jayne Whitticker is in the middle of delicate negotiations when her favourite grandchild disappears from Paris.Special Agent Ingrid Skyberg is hauled out of her FBI...

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Researching the Plain Religions

Part of the social history of the United States are groups called the “Plain Religions.” Also called “Plain people,” these are described as being Christian religious sects that follow practices of simple living, separation from the world, and plain dress. Examples include Amish, Mennonite, Huguenots, Hutterites, and Shakers. Although standard research practices for church records often apply, learn how each community is structured to improve...

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Quello Che La Luce Insegna

From Canadian Poetry Online:Anne Michaels was born in Toronto, Canada, in 1958. She is the author of one novel Fugitive Pieces, which explores the possibility of love and faith alter the Holocaust, with language marked by power, elegance, and integrity. Ms. Michaels, who has also composed musical scores for the theater, has said "when you put a tremendous amount of love into your work, as in any relationship, you can't know--you can only...

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Hero Tree of Destiny

In the Wudang monastery in Song Dynasty China, there was an ancient plum tree that had not bloomed in living memory. When it finally does, thirteen children born in the city of Shiyan are chosen by Destiny to one day compete for the right to eat the fruit if immortality.The Hero Tree of Destiny is a Wuxia novel of ancient Chinese kung-fu heroes. Thirteen children are trained by the Taoist monks of Wudang, as well as a surviving...

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Preaching to a Post-Everything World

Zack Eswine starts this unique pastoral resource with a captivating question: Could I now reach who I once was? Challenging the idea that today's preachers must do away with biblical or expository preaching if they are to reach non-Christian people, Eswine offers a way of preaching that embraces biblical exposition in missional terms. Recognizing all of the different cultural situations in which the gospel must be preached, he gives preachers...

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The Lord's Prayer for Today

The Lords Prayer is the only pattern prayer the Lord Jesus provided and is timeless in purpose and function. It indicates how we are to pray throughout our life in this present world. Its truths do not change. The necessity for us to be reminded of them is essential. The Lords Prayer reminds us, at its very beginning, that true worship of God arises from a living relationship with Him as our father through our Lord Jesus Christ.

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Negotiation Theory and Research

Negotiation is the most important skill anyone in the business world can have today, because people must continually negotiate their jobs, responsibilities, and opportunities. Yet very few people know strategies for maximizing their outcomes in everyday and in more formal business situations.This volume provides a comprehensive overview of this emerging topic through original contributions from leaders in social psychology and...

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Where the Boys Are

One spring break in 1959, Professor Glendon Swarthout took off with a bunch of his English Honors students from Michigan State University as they motored south from the winters' chill to the beaches of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, to soak up some sun, sand, suds, and sex. What he found there during two weeks of "research" became the basis of one of the funniest collegiate novels of all time. But let's leave it to the narrator, Merritt, who describes...

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Heavy Weather (Blandings Castle, #5)

Lord Tilbury's blood pressure is rocketing skywards. The Hon. Galahad Threepwood's decision not to publish his scandalous reminiscences will lose him a small fortune. But he's one of the bulldog breed who don't readily admit defeat.Monty Bodkin, abruptly given the boot by Lord Tilbury, has taken up his secretarial duties at Blandings Castle, home of Lord Emsworth and his adored pig, Empress of Blandings. There, it seems the publication -...

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A Discourse on the Doctrine of the Trinity

Title: A discourse on the doctrine of the Trinity: in three sermons delivered at Mattapoissett, Rochester, in October and at New-Bedford, November 22, 1835.Author: Thomas RobbinsPublisher: Gale, Sabin Americana Description: Based on Joseph Sabin's famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana, Sabin Americana, 1500--1926 contains a collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the...

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The Animals' Christmas Eve

Bought this for Natalie.Even though we aren't that religious, I think its important that she know the story of Christ's birth.Not only is it important to know culturally, but it really gets at the true meaning of Christmas and what is behind most of our traditions.What I liked about this book is that the animals telling the story makes it a little less serious; plus, the animals involvement in the nativity story is one of my favorite parts.Also,...

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One Direction

Join the band on their journey to superstardom.This is the only official book from 1D charting their journey since 2012—from the places they visited and fans they met, to their thoughts and feelings, hopes and dreams, highs and lows. It was a phenomenal time—and this is a phenomenal story.Packed with exclusive beautiful photos, backstage snapshots, hand-written annotations, and brand-new insights into the boys' world, Where...

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The Art of Fieldwork

I bought this when I was writing my thesis in college.I never thought I would look at it again, but now that I have work that involves actual fieldwork, I find it weirdly reassuring.I've pulled it off the bookshelf at least once a year since college (more often than many of my anthropology books) and have re-read certain parts of it ("The Basic Arts" and "The Dark Arts") when I've been at a loss with my own work.It feels like good, solid advice...

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Worumbo

Jack Wilding has a gift. The young newspaper reporter can hear the thoughts of his fellow man, random snippets that come to him unbidden. But this blossoming psychic ability brings Jack no joy. Some thoughts, he will find, were not meant to be shared. And along with the voices in his head come the memories – dim recollections of a childhood experience at an old Maine mill. Meanwhile, an intelligence group with grim secrets is desperate to...

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Looking at Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln is one of the first giants of history children are introduced to, and now Maira Kalman brings him to life with her trademark style and enthusiasm. Lincoln's legacy is everywhere - there he is on your penny and five-dollar bill. And we are still the United States because Lincoln helped hold them together. But who was he, really? The little girl in this book wants to find out. Among the many other things, she discovers our...

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A Grain of Rice

Lau was born July 2, 1971 in Vancouver, British Columbia to Chinese-Canadianparents, who intended for her to eventually become a doctor. Her parents' ambitions for her were wholly irreconcilable with her own; consequently, her home and school lives were desperately unhappy. In 1986 she ran away from her unbearable existence as a pariah in school and tyrannized daughter at home.Evelyn Lau began publishing poetry at the age of 12; her...

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The Cities of the Eastern Roman Provinces

Arnold Hugh Martin Jones (9 March 1904 – 9 April 1970) — known as A.H.M. Jones — was a prominent 20th century British historian of classical antiquity, particularly of the later Roman Empire.Jones's best-known work, The Later Roman Empire, 284–602 (1964), is considered the definitive narrative history of late Rome and early Byzantium, beginning with the reign of the Roman tetrarch Diocletian and ending with that of the Byzantine emperor...

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Long, Last, Happy

Once again, foiled by the inaccuracy and wholesale brutality of a five-tiered rating system. Barry Hannah, based on this collection, got slightly worse - or at least less concerned about the vagaries of plot and the finely tuned sentence - but the first two collections are simply astounding. If I weren't afraid of going too far (and one of Hannah's strengths is that he is never afraid of going too far) I would call them a replenishment of the...

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Demonic Persuasion

Born of a Navajo healer and a high-level prince of Hell, Fatal is forced to return to her mother’s tribe to study their healing arts, away from demon hands. But, with her tutelage comes cruel segregation and disrespect. When her life suddenly comes under demon attack, she’s cast away from the only home she knows. Exiled, Fatal sets out armed with her knowledge and fighting skills to annihilate any threat against her.Oracle by birth,...

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Living Stones

Taking as its starting point the readings of the Common Worship programme, this is the essential resource for those working with children of pre-school age.For each week of the year there are starters, teaching ideas, prayers and activities, all designed to appeal to the imaginations of young children. The teaching is reinforced by photocopiable worksheets for every Sunday of the year. These may be reproduced without copyright...

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Love's Second Sight

Alive with all the passion of the Viking Age, this tale is a seductive clash between tradition, duty, honor, blossoming faith, and enduring love. Action! Adventure! Nasty gods and sexy Norsemen. Join Thorgunna as she braves Love’s Second Sight. This may include the best read-aloud-to-each-other foreplay ever.Based on ancient Icelandic sagas, the story of Thorgunna and her predestined true love, Leif Eiricksson, comes alive with the force...

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Triumph of the Nomads

Geoffrey Norman Blainey AC is a prominent Australian historian. He attended Wesley College and the University of Melbourne. He was appointed to a teaching post at the University of Melbourne in 1962, becoming Professor of Economic History in 1968, Professor of History in 1977, and then Dean of Melbourne's Faculty of Arts in 1982. From 1994 to 1998 Blainey was foundation Chancellor at the University of Ballarat.His first major project in...

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Singing Waters

I read this book by Ann Bridge for two reasons. Firstly because, in general, I have enjoyed her novels, and secondly because it is set in Albania, a country that interests me greatly.Nils Larssen and the widow Gloire Thurston meet on the Orient Express sometime in the mid-1930s. Nils detects that there is something troubling Gloire and almost flippantly suggests that she should visit the high mountains in northern Albania. Unknown to...

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Beyond Core Expectations

Of the hundreds of books and resources that have been published in support of the Common Core implementation, few have addressed meeting the needs of culturally and linguistically-diverse learners, or struggling students in general. In fact, in a recent Amazon search, the only titles that appear to focus exclusively on this critically important issue are the Dove/Honigsfeld, "Common Core and the Not So Common Learner" volumes -- the first of...

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The Legend Begins

The Texas Rangers are legendary, but just where does legend end and fact begin? Frederick Wilkins begins his new history of theRangers, the first major Ranger history in many decades, by using the recently discovered and now much more accessible source materials to separate the facts from the fiction. The Legend Begins is a masterful history of the Rangers from their earliest antecedents in the 1820s, as a defense force against Indian...

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A Way to Be

Cecil Arthur Lewis MC was a British fighter pilot who flew in World War I. He went on to co-found the BBC and enjoy a long career as a writer, notably of the aviation classic Sagittarius Rising (inspiration for the movie Aces High).

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Beauty for Ashes (Hickory Ridge, #2)

She's a beautiful young widow. He's a Southern gentleman with a thirst for adventure. Both need a place to call home.After losing her husband in the Civil War, Carrie Daly is scared she will never have the family she longs for. Eligible bachelors are scarce in Hickory Ridge, Tennessee, but Carrie has found love. Not the weak-in-the-knees kind, but something practical. Still, she isn't quite ready to set a wedding date with Nate...

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Suddenly Bear, Too (Suddenly Bear, #2)

Ruby Rickardson has everything—or so most people think. The only daughter of ridiculously wealthy parents, she parties hard, she drinks a lot, and she has a tabloid reputation for being a wild child. Unfortunately, that image also makes her a target for every greedy lowlife on the planet.Nickolas, Levi, and Zeek Brockman are trying to live a quiet life. When they find a young woman suffering a drug overdose and dumped in the middle of...

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Gilbert Cannan

The Pullein-Thompson sisters — Josephine Pullein-ThompsonMBE (3 April 1924-[1]), Diana Pullein-Thompson (born 1 October 1925) [2]and Christine Pullein-Thompson (1 October 1925–2 December 2005[2]— are British writers of several horse and pony books (mostly fictional) aimed at children and mostly popular with girls. They started at a very young age (initially writing collectively) and they were at their peak in the 1950s and 1960s, but their...

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A Stormy Ride on Noah's Ark

Did you ever wonder how the animals in Noah's ark got along? With such a menagerie on board, there are flashing teeth and glowing eyes, creeping creatures with claws and wings! "Who can sleep?" says the goat. "No goat can sleep if he must share a ship with panther, tiger, and bear!" The rabbit agrees, and so do the wren and rat. "None of us will sleep a wink!" But when the howling wind begins to blast, the big creatures with sharp teeth and...

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Wilt / The Wilt Alternative

Tom Sharpe was an English satirical author, born in London and educated at Lancing College and at Pembroke College, Cambridge. After National Service with the Royal Marines he moved to South Africa in 1951, doing social work and teaching in Natal, until deported in 1961.His work in South Africa inspired the novels Riotous Assembly and Indecent Exposure. From 1963 until 1972 he was a History lecturer at the Cambridge College of Arts and...

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Illustrated Directory of Fighting Aircraft of World War II

Wow! This hefty international directory profiles every aircraft ever to have fought in WWII. This amazing volume contains detailed color illustrations especially useful to modelers and artists. More than 450 historical black and white, plus dozens of color photos, deliver amazing value and detail for every WWII enthusiast. A lot of book at a great price!

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Understanding Freud

This volume brings together contributions from experts who are able to introduce both the neophyte and the scholar to important facets of Freud's life and work. The contributions to this volume together form an orthodox statement to challenge the assertions made by today's revisionists. The gross misconceptions and distortions of Freud and his ideas that have prevailed in many circles are here dispelled by scholars who seek to extend and...

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Dialogues with God

Best-selling devotional author Frances J. Roberts offers this powerful collection of inspirational writings that has touched the lives of thousands. Written as if God is speaking directly to the reader, Dialogues with God addresses issues like wisdom, ambition, purity, and hope. Readers will find the same style of compelling prose, stirring verse, and powerful spiritual insights that made the author's Come Away My Beloved a best seller with more...

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La strada tra noi

Edward è un diplomatico, rimasto ostaggio in Afghanistan per undici anni nel buio di una caverna, privo di ogni contatto umano. Rilasciato all'improvviso, torna a Londra e cerca di recuperare la normalità, ma troppe e troppo profonde sono le ferite che porta con sé, a cominciare dalla perdita dell'amatissima moglie. Persino Hannah, la figlia ormai diventata una splendida donna, non fa che rendere il dolore ancora più...

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Love Tune-Ups

Even the best relationships need care to maintain their peak performance. Whether a relationship is experiencing bumps in the road or it's just time for a little preventative maintenance, this guide offers weekly activities for enhancing intimacy, bridging communication gaps, spending more quality time, and strengthening your bond. Psychologist Matthew McKay teams up with relationship experts to make sure that each of their suggestions feels...

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Full Light, Full Steam #1

Steam-powered ships harness the lumineferous ether to travel to distant planets, and the cause of Empire is quick to follow. Once the world's Great Powers reached for the heavens, it was only a short time before they filled the sky with their navies, their wars, and their colonies. And in the midst of all this, there are the few, the proud, the brave — those who serve in Her Majesty's Astronimical Navy, who support and protect even the least of...

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The Ex Who Conned a Psychic

Third book in Charley's Ghost series by USA Today Bestselling Author Sally Berneathy Amanda is still haunted by her ex-husband, Charley...literally haunted. He's stuck between this life and the next, unable to move on, unable to get more than a couple of hundred feet away from Amanda and unwilling to go even that far. She'd like to take a shower without worrying about him peeking, to have a phone conversation without him listening and...

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The Bog Baby

I felt skeptical that I’d like this book but my Goodreads’ friends Kathryn, Ann, Jackie, and Abigail all rated it highly, so I thought I’d give it a try.This book is utterly charming in every way.I absolutely adore the last page, where young readers are encouraged to make notes about any bog baby they might find and are informed that bog babies are extremely rare and how if the reader finds one, how it would be helpful to send...

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A Love Of Her Own

Ava Maxwell has made a career out of helping other people with their dreams as the leading wedding planner in the trendy but troubled city of Palmdale, Florida. She cherishes the idea of happy couples and building lives and eventually a family together...knowing that for her, the reality was painfully different.Ten years before Ava walked out on her marriage when she and her ex-husband received the devastating news that she would never...

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All about Perennials

My family moved to Napa, California in 1952, when I was five months old. We moved to a house about five blocks from where I now live. Except for a few years in the Midwest, the Napa Valley has been home for my entire life. Growing up here in the 60's could only be described as idyllic – the freedom experienced by Matt (the protaganist in Silverado Summer) is based on my own experience, especially after I bought my first 10-speed bicycle! During...

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What Baptists Believe

In this book, Shelley seeks to spell out the six main differences between baptists and other christians. The best part about this book is that it is short. Shelley doesn't feel the need to waist your time with inspirational stories about people's personal experience with baptism or sad testimonies of local churches that have been crushed by tyrannical denominational oversight, he gives you the scriptures, a couple alternate interpretations and...

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