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Holiday Fun

Colorful illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions make this book a delightful source of activities for spreading holiday cheer. Whether it's Easter, Thanksgiving, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, or Christmas, here are dozens of fun-to-make decorations, activities, and easy-to-prepare recipes to make the occasion as festive as can be.

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Rescuing the Gospel from the Cowboys

The gospel of Jesus has not always been good news for Native Americans. The history of North America is marred by atrocities committed against Native peoples. Indigenous cultures were erased in the name of Christianity. As a result, to this day few Native Americans are followers of Jesus. However, despite the far-reaching effects of colonialism, some Natives have forged culturally authentic ways to follow the way of Jesus. In his final work,...

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Como Interpretar Los Tiempos

Visualice su vida desde la perspectiva de Dios Que le parece cuando un Dios, quien trasciende el tiempo, entra en nuestra vida para conectarse con nosotros? Cuando fallamos, sera El capaz de devolvernos nuestro tiempo perdido? Puede El expandir nuestro horizonte y darnos una vislumbre del futuro? Estas son algunas de las preguntas que Chuck Pierce presenta en este revolucionario libro, conforme aborda el tema del tiempo,...

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The Skipper's Captain (Johnny's Adventure Book 2)

This story takes Johnny on a journey to Fort Bragg, California. There he meets a man that he wants to be just like when he grows up, The Skipper’s Captain. Also just up the road from where Johnny is now living, he discovers a scary looking dilapidated old house. There he finds an elderly, grumpy man, who has a dog called Trouble. The man tries to scare Johnny away, but Johnny does not scare easily. In the woods he finds a bunch of new friends,...

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Trade Girl

Joanne S. Williamson was born on May 13th, 1926, in Arlington, Massachusetts.Though she had interests in both writing and music, and attended Barnard College and Diller Quaile School of Music, it was writing that became the primary focus for her career after college.She was a feature writer for Connecticut newspapers until 1965, when she moved to Kennebunkport, Maine, and began to write historical fiction for young people.In each of Miss...

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Boy Wonder and the Big Burns, a photographer, his autistic son and their most fascinating journey through the wildfires of Glacier National Park

Gorgeous photos of the fires in Glacier NP over the past decade, so in that sense nostalgic for me, since I lived through them too, but didn't see nearly so much flame.I was with Chris the day he got some great shots of a Moose in the Moose burn one year later (or maybe it was the Anaconda?--they all run together in my memory now).Aside from that, I really bought it for the story of watching his autistic son grow step by step while...

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Charlie's Bargain

Charlie is just trying to survive. After losing her fortune she flees her home planet and hides from her bloodthirsty creditors on a mining colony so horrible its residents just call it Hole.Lynx is a Xorn, one of a feared race of non-humans known for their savage lusts. From the first instant he sees Charlie, he knows she is the only woman who can satisfy him.Charlie wants nothing to do with the huge, muscular man with golden...

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Demons of the Flesh

"Demons of the Flesh "is a comprehensive and unflinching overview of the erotic initiation and sexual sorcery essential to the mysterious magical tradition known as the "Left-Hand Path."Part exploration of this taboo area, part manual detailing the actual mechanics of sex magic, the book draws on the pioneering studies of Aleister Crowley and Jack Parsons to penetrate the veil of secrecy surrounding the ecstasies and dangers of these...

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Death Benefits

Robin Morgan’s lyrical gifts are again on display in this limited edition of four of her most celebrated poems Prostituted women, pimps, Alice B. Toklas, and Bertha Mason—Edward Rochester’s mad first wife in Jane Eyre—all make appearances in a poem titled “Battery,” a word that, in Morgan’s hands, has surprising meanings. Affirmation underscores the perfect Shakespearian sonnet, “Birthright,” as it counsels a...

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Dielectric Ceramic Materials

An extension of previous publications, this volume outlines new developments in scientific and technical areas, provides a historical outlook of dielectrics, and forecasts predictions in the application areas.

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French Rural History

Marc Léopold Benjamin Bloch (6 July 1886 in Lyon – 16 June 1944 in Saint-Didier-de-Formans) was a medieval historian, University Professor and French Army officer. Bloch was a founder of the Annales School, best known for his pioneering studies French Rural History and Feudal Society and his posthumously-published unfinished meditation on the writing of history, The Historian's Craft. He was captured and shot by the Gestapo during the...

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Only Connect

So, what is Resurgence? As the list of contributors to this volume shows, it is a journal of considerable breadth -- a breadth stemming from insights into the tides and reflexes of our global condition to the abiding riches of those with the courage to create and dream. Among its themes are the fundamental destructiveness of the global economy; the need for an economics 'as if people mattered'; the importance of size, rurality, non-violence, and...

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Stantasyland

Stantasyland is compiled from different times and beliefs in my life; some of the poems go back 30 years. I write about life, self, religion, and spirituality, along with other things. Often I write per perspective. I donat intend to convince, confirm, or condemn with my writings, just possibly stimulate some different lines of thought. I respect anyone who is convinced in their belief and convictions, and/or belief system as long as they donat...

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Building Academic Reading Skills 2

Building Academic Reading Skills teaches the academic reading skills that are most useful for college and university students. Building Academic Reading Skills offers pre-reading, during reading, and post-reading development activities in all units and for each reading within a unit.Because today’s readers need to master a large volume of texts and vocabulary presented in different genres and disciplines,Building...

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My Daddy Is a Pretzel

In My Daddy Is a Pretzel: Yoga for Parents and Kids parent and children are taught yoga poses and their names within a narrative story. Children tell the reader a little about what their parent does (Vet, gardener) and we are given a corresponding yoga pose. A little bit of the basic philosophy behind each pose is given, though I'm not sure how much of this actually reaches young readers. They will more easily identify and become engaged with...

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Darien and the Seed of Obreget

In the western lands of Telinoria, there lives a tree with magical healing properties. It has stood atop Videre Hill for centuries, curing and helping those in its presence. But now a battle has begun and its very existence is in jeopardy.Darien, safely returned home, increasingly struggles to find a balance between her need to express her creativity and her parents' wishes that she work harder to fit in and grow up. As she pushes for...

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The Death Penalty

This is the completely revised and updated third edition of Roger Hood's classic study on the death penalty. In it he surveys and analyses the status of the death penalty as a punishment worldwide, taking into account the changes that have taken place during the six years since the last edition was published. This new edition is especially valuable at a time when more and more countries are joining the movement to abolish the death penalty...

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Psych Proc Cognitn & Personlty

Paula Froelich is the New York Times best-selling author of the debut novel, “Mercury In Retrograde.” She is best known in New York for being the deputy editor of the New York Post’s gossip column, Page Six, where she worked for ten years until June, 2009. She was also a correspondent for “Entertainment Tonight” and “The Insider” from 2002 to 2006 and has appeared as a guest on “The View,” “Real Time With Bill Maher,” “Today,” “Good Morning...

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Accidental Father

All Julianne Waterford knew about Alex Lejardin was that he'd rejected her sister and never claimed their baby, Liam, as his own. But she didn't know that he was a royal--"or" that he'd never known the child existed. And from the moment she saw Alex's unexpected tenderness for his son, Julianne discovered that the not-so-wicked royal posed a passionately tempting danger...to her.Alex always felt guilty for letting Liam's mother walk away for...

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Living Again

Daniel Larson has walled himself off from any possibility of romance since his lover died violently five years ago in Afghanistan. The same bomb that ended his partner’s life took the lower part of Daniel’s left leg. The only support Daniel has, his Uncle Lawrence, is dead-set against anything homosexual, including Daniel. Now, a popular language teacher at the local university, Daniel's suffering from a car accident that broke his one...

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Tibet's Secret Mountain

In the last decade of the 20th century, it is almost unbelievable that a mountain range of length comparable to the entire Nepal Himalaya should still remain a vague notion to geographers and exploratory mountaineers. Yet such was the mountain range in Tibet that Chris Bonington and Dr. Charles Clarke first explored in 1997 and again in 1998 (its highest peak, Sepu Kangri, is 22,802 feet). The valley of the Diru, with its rich flora and...

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Songs and Satires

Edgar Lee Masters (Garnett, Kansas, August 23, 1868 - Melrose Park, Pennsylvania, March 5, 1950) was an American poet, biographer, and dramatist. He is the author of Spoon River Anthology, The New Star Chamber and Other Essays, Songs and Satires, The Great Valley, The Serpent in the Wilderness An Obscure Tale, The Spleen, Mark Twain: A Portrait, Lincoln: The Man, and Illinois Poems. In all, Masters published twelve plays, twenty-one books of...

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Finding Your Zone

The first research-based program to offer concise, clear ways to realize your best performance. As a therapist, physician, and mental coach, Dr. Michael Lardon has dedicated his career to helping athletes understand and better achieve peak performance. In Finding Your Zone, he shares with readers what he?s discovered about reaching the state in which ?thoughts and actions are occurring in complete...

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Notes on Nam

After completing a psychology degree, Ministry Fox realised that he was profoundly misanthropic and set about travelling the world looking for aliens to take him to another planet.Unable to speak any foreign languages and almost incapable of holding a conversation in his own, he decided to teach English as a foreign language because this was the only job that would allow him to travel widely without any marketable skills or noticeable...

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Lectures on Human and Animal Psychology

Wilhelm Wundt is known today as one of the founding figures of modern psychology. The first person to ever call himself a Psychologist, he is also widely regarded as the "father of experimental psychology," having established the first laboratory in the world dedicated to psychological research. This paved the way for psychology as an independent field of study. A prolific writer, this title contains 30 lectures on human and animal psychology...

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Pupil as Scientist

This book gives teachers and students a better understanding of the thinking of young adolescent pupils in science lessons and indicates the difficulties such pupils have in understanding the more abstract or formal ideas with which they are presented.

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Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society

The Cognitive Science Society is a professional society for the interdisciplinary field of cognitive science. It brings together researchers from many fields who hold the common goal of understanding the nature of the human mind. The society promotes scientific interchange among researchers in disciplines comprising the field of cognitive science, including artificial intelligence, linguistics, anthropology, psychology, neuroscience, philosophy,...

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The Salient

Distinguished biographer and historian of modern Europe Alan Palmer tells the story of the war in Flanders as a conflict that has left a deep social and political mark on the history of Europe. Denying Germany possession of the historic town of Ypres and access to the Channel coast was crucial to Britain's victory in 1918. But though Flanders' battlefields are the closest on the continent to English shores, this was always much more than a...

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Anger Treatment for People with Developmental Disabilities

Anger and aggression are prevalent problems among people with developmental disabilities and constitute primary reasons for them to be admitted and re-admitted to institutions. They are also a key reason for the prescribing of behaviour control and anti-psychotic medication to this client group. Stimulated by growing research in this area, mental health and criminal justice professionals have begun to see the benefits of anger assessment and...

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Los Castores = Beavers

Author Bio: Pick a Poem, Helen H. Moore's long-awaited follow-up to her bestselling A Poem a Day is available now from Scholastic, via Amazon. Her recovery memoir, The Soul Workout can be obtained from Central Recovery Press, as can her children's novel, The Secret of Willow Ridge. Spunk is her first adult novel, to be published under her legal name, Helen O'Reilly.Helen has been a teacher, a poet, a journalist, a cartoonist, a speaker,...

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The Urban Household Energy Transition

As cities in developing countries grow and become more prosperous, energy use shifts from fuelwood to fuels like charcoal, kerosene, and coal, and, ultimately, to fuels such as liquid petroleum gas, and electricity. Energy use is not usually considered as a social issue. Yet, as this book demonstrates, the movement away from traditional fuels has a strong socio-economic dimension, as poor people are the last to attain the benefits of using...

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Finding Maubee

A calypso, a favorite of St. Caro's street bands, went as follows:Let us tell you the story of David Maubee,Who sought for a life of tranquilitee.He had to pay money to eight different women,SO now he robs tourists wile they are swimmin'.He have found the way of life which is safest and surest--Like all of us here he live on the tourist.Did one of the tourists Maubee "lived" on die by his hand? Xavier Brooke,...

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The Third Option

Derek Gunn is the author of the critically acclaimed bestseller, Vampire Apocalypse: A World Torn Asunder - the eBook alone has had over 100,000 downloads and has been described as “a Summer Blockbuster..” ~Gorezone, “An incredibly original piece of fiction “ ~Horror-Web, and “a terrific tale.” ~Apex Science Fiction and Horror Digest.Three more books have been published in this series, Descent into Chaos and Fallout and a fourth...

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How to Measure Training Results

"How to Measure Training Results" presents practical tools for collecting and measuring six types of data critical to an overall evaluatin of training. This timely resource: Includes dozens of reproducible tools and processes for training evaluationShows how to measure both financial and intangible/non-financial results

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The Reel Stuff

The stories that launched money-making blockbusters? ?almost any of the stories is worth the price of the whole volume.?The Reel Stuff collects thirteen memorable?and in some cases award-winning?tales from legendary names in science fiction, fantasy, and horror that inspired some of Hollywood?s greatest successes on the silver screen, or found rabid followings as cult classics. Features the stories that...

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War Correspondent

Moynihan was born in Boston, Massachusetts to a lawyer father. Moynihan identifies his background as entirely Northern European: Irish, English, Welsh, and German.[5] He is involved in a long standing collaborative and romantic relationship with musician Annabel Lee, with whom he has fathered a child.[1] He became active in experimental music from 1984, forming Blood Axis in 1989 and releasing his first album in full length album under the name...

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Travesties

Travesties was born out of Stoppard's noting that in 1917 three of the twentieth century's most crucial revolutionaries -- James Joyce, the Dadaist founder Tristan Tzara, and Lenin -- were all living in Zurich. Also living in Zurich at this time was a British consula official called Henry Carr, a man acquainted with Joyce through the theater and later through a lawsuit concerning a pair of trousers. Taking Carr as his core, Stoppard...

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The Magic Ring

No se que me pasa con esta autora sus historias son apresuradas, sin mucho chiste, nada profundas y aun asi consigue que lea sus libros hasta el final.

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Charity Case

A blueprint for a national leadership movement to transform the way the public thinks about givingVirtually everything our society has been taught about charity is backwards. We deny the social sector the ability to grow because of our short-sighted demand that it send every short-term dollar into direct services. Yet if the sector cannot grow, it can never match the scale of our great social problems. In the face of this dilemma, the sector...

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P. G. Wodehouse

This is the definitive edition of P.G. Wodehouse's letters, edited with a commentary by Oxford academic Sophie Ratcliffe.One of the funniest and most admired writers of the twentieth century, P. G. Wodehouse always shied away from the idea of a biography. A quiet, retiring man, he expressed himself through the written word. His letters - collected and expertly edited here - provide an illuminating biographical...

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The Martian War (Defense Command #1)

When the Martians -- our former colonists - attacked the Earth Empire in 2231, they triggered a war that reshaped the solar system. In this first volume of his reminiscences, Defense Command 'hero' Admiral the Lord Ken Barron begins to set the record straight about that Martian War, and its impact on our Earth Empire. Relying both on his own recollections and those of his friends and comrades, he deftly guides readers through the dark humor, the...

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The Step Counter Fitness Diet

Step out in style with fitness guru Joanna Hall! If you want to get slim you need to join the millions of others taking up her 10,000 step challenge. This beautifully presented box contains everything you need to lose weight and keep it off: a stylish pedometer, a book with an easy-to-follow plan and a handy progress chart to ensure you succeed.

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The West

Great introduction to the history of the American West.For someone like me, who has always been interested in that period of our history, but hadn't read much on the topic, this is a great "first book".The photographs are fantastic.You can spend all day just browsing this book, going back in time via the photography.Being a companion book to a PBS documentary series it reads like a Ken Burns film.Because of this, the narrative jumps...

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A Handbook To English Romanticism

This handbook provides a guide to English Romanticism for students of English literature. It contains factual information about the authors, major and minor, including dates of publication and other biographical information. It also sets the work of the individual authors in context by including sections on historical movements, such as the Industrial Revolution, the abolition of the slave trade and the French revolution. Jean Raimond is the...

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Prizzi's Family

By day Charley Partanna is a hit man for the Prizzi family. By night he studies for his high school equivalency exam--when he's not juggling two gorgeous women. But these two may be more than even Charley can handle.One, Mardell, is a knockout, one-third fantasy and two-thirds legs.The other, Maerose, is Charley's boss's granddaughter. She's hungry for power, honor...and Charley...usually in that order. And she doesn't want to share. For...

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Merry Mitchell Affair (The Mitchell/Healy Family, #3.5)

What a cute little novella by one of our favorites, J4. Just like her previous Mitchell Christmas novella, Jenn made us laugh, swoon, cry and we got to get back in touch with the whole family.Thanksgiving and Christmas hosted on the Mitchell family ranch is sure to be a interesting, fun family packed event. This year it's Shalan and Noah who are hosting, things are definitely going to get interesting. The whole family is coming to...

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Analog Science Fiction and Fact, 1961 March

John Wood Campbell, Jr. (June 8, 1910 – July 11, 1971) was an influential figure in American science fiction. As editor of Astounding Science Fiction (later called Analog Science Fiction and Fact), from late 1937 until his death, he is generally credited with shaping the so-called Golden Age of Science Fiction.Isaac Asimov called Campbell "the most powerful force in science fiction ever, and for the first ten years of his editorship he...

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All the Wrong People Have Self-Esteem

These days, a lot of people are trying to tell teens what’s best for them. Here’s a look at life from artist and professional nonconformist Laurie Rosenwald, who insists that she doesn’t want to tell anyone what to do. But when you are as irreverent as she is (Is the earth really worth saving?) and as funny (Your breasts: What do they mean?) people sort of DO want to know what you think. Then again, if you think like Rosenwald, it could get you...

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Balancing Act

Comprising selections from "Balancing Act," the weekly column from Chicago Tribune lifestyle writer Heidi Stevens, this book is a colorful look at contemporary parenting and the joys and challenges that accompany being a worker, parent, partner, and individual. Through poignant professional interviews and endearing personal stories, Stevens offers advice on juggling life and work in a not-always obliging world.Her experience as...

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Global Advertising, Attitudes, and Audiences

Global Advertising, Attitudes and Audiences is a post-Mcdonaldization view of marketing power, consumer pleasure, and audience protest. The psychological process wherein consumers actively make sense of advertising and branding and integrate them with living is fundamentally important in thinking about their responses to product sold on screen. This wide-ranging book draws on forty years of media and marketing theory to present a precise...

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Penn

Irving Penn was an American photographer known for his portraiture and fashion photography.

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Tessa

After working as a department manager for Famous-Barr, and briefly as a clerk at a bookstore, Bobbi Smith gave up on career security and began writing.She sold her first book to Zebra in 1982.Since then, Bobbi has written over 40 books and several short stories.To date, there are more than five million of her novels in print.She has been awarded the prestigious Romantic Times Storyteller of the Year Award and two Career Achievement Awards. Her...

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Martial Arts, Self-Defense and a Whole Lot More

In this first volume of "The Best of Wim's Blog", bestselling author and expert martial artist Wim Demeere compiles some of the best posts from his blog. He covers martial arts and self-defense as primary topics but connects them with many other aspects such as training, teaching, health, psychological factors and much more. This volume includes not only updated versions of those posts, it also offers you guest posts by other world...

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SQL Query in 1 hour

Database can be like swimming. you can either own it or drown in it. Within 1 hour this book teaches you top 10 query which gives you the ability to perform 80% database routine tasks. A valuable resource and A good reference point.

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Isabella (Trevelyan Family, #1)

At the spinster age of 26, the independent, wealthy and imminently sensible Isabella Latham had forgotten about marriage hopes long ago.Ever aware of duty, Isabella accompanies her two young cousins to oversee their debut in London...only to find that it's Isabella who is attracting all the suitors...all of whom do seem to have quite an excess of creditors.There's the sinfully sexy Basil Trevelyan, a rake through and through - the kind...

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Trial by Fire (Raised by Wolves, #2)

There can only be one alpha.  Bryn is finally settling into her position as alpha of the Cedar Ridge Pack—or at least, her own version of what it means to be alpha when you’re a human leading a band of werewolves. Then she finds a teenage boy bleeding on her front porch. Before collapsing, he tells her his name is Lucas, he’s a Were, and Bryn’s protection is his only hope. But Lucas isn’t part of Bryn’s pack, and she has...

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How to Be Human

With powerful words and pictures Florida Frenz chronicles her journey figuring out how to read facial expressions, how to make friends, how to juggle all the social cues that make school feel like a complicated maze. Diagnosed with autism as a two-year-old, Florida is now an articulate 15-year-old whose explorations into how kids make friends, what popularity means, how to handle peer pressure will resonate with any pre-teen. For those wondering...

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One More Night (Mills & Boon Superromance) (Mills & Boon Superromance) (A Family Business - Book 2)

With this fling... Wedding planner Grace Monroe has her own happily-ever-after all figured out. She even has a five-year plan for getting there. But Owen Ford can't be part of it-no matter how attractive she finds him. Owen isn't the marrying kind. Even if he was, he doesn't have the qualities she's looking for in a husband. But resisting Owen is impossible-and one night of passion isn't nearly enough. Yet expecting more isn't an option, either....

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Deepening Comprehension With Action Strategies

Before reading, hand out lines of a poem and invite students to build an idea of what the poem will be about...invite two students to play good angel/bad angel for a book character...have students perform a vocabulary statue depicting the meaning of terms such as global warming or deforestation. You’ll find that these motivating ideas and many others energize students before, during, and after reading and can be done individually, or through...

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Shadows of Society Hill

In the winter of 1866, Addy’s poppa gets a new job. His employer, Mr. Radisson, even offers the Walker family a home of their own on the grounds of his fine house in Society Hill. Addy’s delight quickly evaporates as she realizes that Mr. Radisson's house holds frightening secrets--one of which leads straight back to the plantation where Addy's family was held in slavery only two years before. Girls will enjoy solving the mystery right along...

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Plays 2

Contains such plays as - 'On Raftery's Hill'; 'Ariel'; 'Woman and Scarecrow'; 'The Cordelia Dream'; and, 'Marble'.

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La Double Vie De Hillary Clinton

Sur Hillary Clinton, on ne sait que ce qu'elle veut bien laisser filtrer. Première femme élue sénateur dans l'histoire de l'État de New York, première épouse d'un président des États-Unis à se lancer en son nom propre en politique, première de la classe. La vie d'Hillary Clinton pourrait se résumer à un palmarès – presque – sans faute. Pour Christine Okrent, elle est surtout la...

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Sir Humphrey Gilbert And Newfoundland

David Beers Quinn was an Irish historian who wrote extensively on the voyages of discovery and colonisation of America. Born in Dublin, Ireland, he graduated from Queen's University, Belfast in 1931. He then completed a PhD on the early Tudor administration in Ireland at King's College London. He subsequently spent five years as lecturer at University College, Southampton (now Southampton University). Returning Belfast in 1939 he taught Irish...

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The Exercise Book

The Exercise Book aims to work almost every muscle in your body with routines which are natural and smile-provoking. An extensive gallery of photographs - 400 in total, both black & white and colour - help you through them.

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Commercial Nation

A.J. Jacobs is a New York Times bestselling author, Esquire editor and human guinea pig.Among Jacobs’ life experiments:--The Know-It-All. The bestselling memoir of the year he spent reading the entire Encyclopedia Britannica in a quest to become the smartest person in the world.--The Year of Living Biblically. The bestseller about his life as the ultimate biblical man. He followed every rule of the Bible, from the Ten...

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Feyling Duplicity

Charlotte McBride is a seemingly typical ten-year old living amongst the greens of Ireland with an abusive and spiteful caretaker. Charlotte realizes nothing in her life is what it seems—including her own name—when she learns she’s a Faery—a Feyling, in fact. The rarest and most powerful of all Earth Guardians. Rage and vengeance consumes her to further learn she was abducted as a child, shortly after her mother was murdered. During her search...

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I Suck at Girls

"Growing up, every time I saw a men's magazine cover that had a headline about '73 Ways to Please Your Girlfriend', all I could think was 'I'm good with one; just tell me one way to please her. Also, I don't have a girlfriend. Is there an article about that?'"Soon after Sh*t My Dad Says began to take off, comic writer Justin Halpern decided to propose to his then girlfriend. But before doing so, he asked his dad's advice, which was very,...

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Blue Dragon Princess (Isle of the Four Kingdoms, Book 1)

Laurena Filly is no pampered princess, despite her royal blood. She's an impish, medieval, teenaged sorceress and the new apprentice to the Blue Dragon Guardian.This legendary grandmaster sorceress is renowned for maintaining the tenuous peace between the formidable dragons and the inhabitants on the Isle of the Four Kingdoms. Laurena journeys across her father's kingdom to embrace her destiny as the Blue Dragon Princess.Her crossing...

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Gastroanomalies

These books are always a sure bet for a quick, LOLarious read. The pictures are hideous, the recipes mind-boggling. (Someone thought a recipe book should include "Smothered Muskrat with Onions," yes, they did.) The short pithy captions were great, but what I enjoyed most were the sudden tangents down the dark alleys behind the pictures:Continue reading

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Lonely Planet Croatia

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisherLonely Planet Croatia is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore the walled city of Dubrovnik, join a full-moon beach party in Hvar, or stop at a forest tavern for dishes seasoned with fresh truffles; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of...

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Churches and Cathedrals

For 1700 years, cathedrals have embodied the glory of God while serving as a physical representation of the power of the church and its leaders. This book captures the spell cast by these superb sacred buildings in magnificent photographs and informative text. Additional churches of significance are included, as well, for a total of 240 wonderful examples of sacred Christian architecture dating from the medieval period to modern times.

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Slow Cooker

Recipes includeSouth American Bean Soup- Chunky Baked Butternut Squash- Chicken Pot Roast with Lemon and Herbs- Cassoulet- Sweet Potato and Chestnut Lattice- Monkfish with Coriander and Chili- Topsy Turvy Plum and Polenta Cake- Wild Mushroom Sauce

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Taylor Swift - Fearless Songbook

(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Artist Songbook). Grammy-nominee Taylor Swift was the top-selling artist of 2008, and the first in the history of Nielsen SoundScan to have two different titles in the Top 10 on the year-end album chart. Our matching folio to her latest chart-topper features piano/vocal/guitar arrangements of the crossover hit single "Love Story" and a dozen more: The Best Day * Breathe * Change * Fearless * Fifteen * Forever & Always *...

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In the Midst of Life

Jennifer Worth documents her experiences as a nurse and ward sister, treating patients who were nearing the end of their lives. Interspersed with these stories from Jennifer's post-midwife career are the histories of her patients, from the family divided by a decision nobody could bear to make, to the mother who comes to her son's adopted country and joins his family without being able to speak a word of English.

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2150 Total Integration

Mika Gerey, a Cryogenic Scientist, is buried by one of the super storms of the 21st century and found in 2150. He is revived by advanced medical techniques and becomes leader of all humanity. He battles with his new friend to stop the total integration of technolgy in the human body as he visualises the destruction of our species as the end result. Humans develop technologies that take them into the galaxy to meet species both friendly and...

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Howling for Sara

Love-starved Sara Hutchinson dreams of six men who pleasure her with nights filled with raw, wild sex. Unable to resist the pull of her nightly wet dream, she takes off—destination unknown. Yet when she almost runs down sexy Michael Matheson, she finds she may have bitten off more than she can handle.Michael takes her to the pack’s secluded Texas home where the men seduce her into staying for good. Yet when Sara sees the six men in their...

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Sustaining the Transition

In the great transition of the postcommunist countries from central planning to market economies, the role of the social safety net is becoming increasingly controversial. The transition increased the demand for social support, but the level of benefits set in the communist era is already high and threatens to stifle future economic growth. This book assesses the past, present, and future of social policies in the 27 post-communist countries....

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Pirates and Privateers

Jeremy Pascall was an English screenwriter, broadcaster, journalist and author. He specialized in writing about humour and rock music, starting his career at the magazine New Musical Express. At 26 he moved on to be a producer at London's Capital Radio. He has written several books.He was an accomplished music journalist, coming of age in the '60s. He interviewed all the big rock stars of the time (he had extremely funny stories of time...

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Better Than Bulletproof (Bulletproof #1)

He'd Stared Down DeathOn secret military missions Harlan Jeffries had defied danger; he'd be damned if minding an adorable child - and the boy's stubborn and all-too-sexy aunt - would be his downfall. But when little Adam's mother went missing, Harlan had no choice but to take them both under his own personal protection.Gina Rodgers knew nothing about mothering or staying alive - but she knew a man with secrets when...

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Weddings of the Times

You are cordially invited to celebrate   A Parody of The New York Times Wedding Announcements by Kasper Hauser     Along with fully illustrated guides to: Wedding-night sex, Honeymoon hot spots, Formalwear malfunctions, and much, much more.   At four o’clock in the Afternoon. Or is it three o’clock?...

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Common Sense Government

The federal government is ailing and needs a cure. The cure lies in embracing a principle long known to the American people but little recognized by Washington - until now: common sense. In this pathbreaking report, Vice President Al Gore, presiding over the National Performance Review, at the request of President Clinton, charts a fundamental shift in how government conducts itself. This report understands that a government that recognizes who...

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A Mississippi Whisper

Paul H. Yarbrough once again perfectly and vividly captures the voice of a land and a people in his second novel, also set in Mississippi. This tale is not only about one boy’s memorable year, but also examines the larger meaning of growing up Southern and American during a simpler era.Ten-year-old Charlie McCoy and his friends are curious about the fire up at the abandoned house on the outskirts of town. Since the grown-ups aren’t...

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Finn and the Magic Goat

Finn is trying to sell his two goats at Sligo Fair. He sells the Billy goat right away but no one wants to buy old Nanny. As he settles down for the night, he overhears two thieves plotting to steal his money. Finn has no idea what to do until Nanny comes up with a marvelous plan!

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Outlaws

Pound, the hero from Partners, sets out to form a gang and follow the outlaw trail. It soon becomes clear, though, that his gang isn't as honest as Pound is, and when a bank robbery in Texas goes bad, Pound has to fight both the law and his own men.

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Iron Man

AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHA. Okay. This is the world's first computer-generated graphic novel, and the pages at the end about how it was made are really interesting. There are screenshots of the 1988 Mac OS! Ah, memories. That said, obviously you pretty much have to ignore the art, or at least your expectations need to be pretty firmly set with "1988 computer graphics." Which gets us to the story.Allow me to repeat myself:...

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Out of It

Gaza is being bombed. Rashid - a young, clever Palestinian - has been smoking grass on the roof watching it happen when he gets the e-mail he has been desperate for: he's won a scholarship to London. Rashid's sister, Iman, frustrated by the atrocities and inaction around her, is beginning to take an interest in an Islamic resistance group. Sabri, their intellectual older brother, is working on a history of Palestine from his wheelchair while...

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