Strange the Dreamer

Author Laini Taylor ISBN-10 0316341681 ISBN-13 9780316341684 Year 2017-03-28 Pages 544 Language English Publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Download Link Click Here A new epic fantasy by National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestselling author Laini Taylor of the Daughter of Smoke Bone trilogy The dream chooses the dreamer not the other way around and Lazlo Strange war orphan and junior librarian has always feared that his dream chose poorly Since he was five years old he s been obsessed with the mythic lost city of Weep but it would take someone bolder than he to cross half the world in search of it Then a stunning opportunity presents itself in the person of a hero called the Godslayer and a band of legendary warriors and he has to seize his chance to lose his dream forever What happened in Weep two hundred years ago to cut it off from the rest of the world What exactly did the Godslayer slay that went by the name of god And what is the mysterious problem he now seeks help in solving The answers await in Weep but so do more mysteries including the blue skinned goddess who…

Black Pioneers of Science and Invention

Author Louis Haber ISBN-10 0152085661 ISBN-13 9780152085667 Year 1992-01-02 Pages 272 Language English Publisher HMH Books for Young Readers Download Link Click Here A readable perceptive account of the lives of fourteen gifted innovators who have played important roles in scientific and industrial progress The achievements of Benjamin Banneker Granville T Woods George Washington Carver and others have made jobs easier saved countless lives and in many cases altered the course of history Includes a bibliography and an index

The Ultimate Sales Machine: Turbocharge Your Business with Relentless Focus on 12 Key Strategies

Author Chet Holmes ISBN-10 1591842158 ISBN-13 9781591842156 Year 2008-05-27 Pages 272 Language English Publisher Portfolio Download Link Click Here Chet Holmes helps his clients blow away both the competition and their own expectations And his advice starts with one simple concept focus Instead of trying to master four thousand strategies to improve your business zero in on the few essential skill areas that make the big difference The Ultimate Sales Machine shows you how to tune up and soup up virtually every part of your business by spending just an hour per week on each impact area you want to improve sales marketing management and more

The Living Mountain (Canons)

Author Nan Shepherd ISBN-10 0857861832 ISBN-13 9780857861832 Year 2011-10-01 Pages 190 Language English Publisher Canongate UK Download Link Click Here A classic eulogy to the beauty and magnificence of the mountainsAlyrical testament in praise of the Cairngorms this prose meditation testifies to the author s love of the hills and her knowledge of them in all their moods First published in 1977 30 years after it was written it is a work deeply rooted in Nan Shepherd s knowledge of the natural world and a poetic and philosophical meditation on our longing for high and holy places Drawing on different perspectives of the mountain environment Shepherd makes the familiar strange and the strange awe inspiring Her sensitivity and powers of observation put her into the front rank of nature writing

The Last Policeman

Author Ben H. Winters ISBN-10 1594745765 ISBN-13 9781594745768 Year 2012-07-10 Pages 288 Language English Publisher Quirk Books Download Link Click Here The weird beautiful unapologetically apocalyptic Last Policeman trilogy is one of my favorite mystery series John Green author of The Fault in Our Stars and Paper TownsWinner of the 2013 EdgarAward Winner for Best Paperback Original Whats the point in solving murders if were all going to die soon anyway Detective Hank Palace has faced this question ever since asteroid 2011GV1 hovered into view Theres no chance left No hope Just six precious months until impact The Last Policeman presents a fascinating portrait of a pre apocalyptic United States The economy spirals downward while crops rot in the fields Churches and synagogues are packed People all over the world are walking off the jobbut not Hank Palace Hes investigating a death by hanging in a city that sees a dozen suicides every weekexcept this one feels suspicious and Palace is the only cop who cares The first in a trilogy The Last Policeman offers a mystery set on the brink of an apocalypse As Palaces investigation plays out under the shadow of 2011GV1 were confronted by hard questions way…

The Wildlife of Costa Rica: A Field Guide (Zona Tropical Publications)

Author Fiona A. Reid ISBN-10 0801476100 ISBN-13 9780801476105 Year 2010-04-22 Pages 284 Language English Publisher Comstock Publishing Associates Download Link Click Here This full color field guide is an indispensable companion to the most popular neotropical ecotourism destination Costa Rica Featuring all the mammals birds reptiles amphibians and arthropods that one is likely to see on a trip to the rainforest as well as those secretive creatures such as the jaguar that are difficult to glimpse The Wildlife of Costa Rica is the guide to have when encountering trogons tapirs and tarantulas In addition to providing details for identifying animals along with interesting facts about their natural history this guide offers tips for seeing them in the wild Costa Rica a peaceful nation with many and diverse animal species is one of the best places in the world for wildlife watching and nature study It has an excellent system of national parks and reserves a wide choice of ecolodges and many professionally trained tourist guides It is possible to leave the capital city of San Jos and just a few hours later visit a high elevation cloud forest dense rainforest savanna like plain or coastal habitat each with a unique…

The Marriage Charm (The Brides of Bliss County)

Author Linda Lael Miller ISBN-10 0373778929 ISBN-13 9780373778928 Year 2015-01-27 Pages 304 Language English Publisher HQN Books Download Link Click Here The women of Bliss County have a pactto find husbands The right husbands One already has Hadleigh Stevens who married rancher Tripp Galloway a few months ago Now Melody Nolan thinks it s her turn Melody has recently found success as a jewelry designer and her work is the focus of her life She s not exactly unhappy but she wants more She s always been attracted to Spence Hogan the local chief of police but she s convinced that Spence a notorious charmer isn t what you d call husband material Spence is a good cop who isn t scared of anythingexcept love And he s done everything he can to preserve his reputation as a womanizera reputation that keeps marriage minded women including Melody at bay And yetthere s something about Melody he can t forget Something his heart can t ignore

The Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage Are Creating a Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids

Author Madeline, PhD Levine ISBN-10 006059585X ISBN-13 9780060595852 Year 2008-04-22 Pages 256 Language English Publisher Harper Perennial Download Link Click Here In recent years numerous studies have shown that bright charming seemingly confident and socially skilled teenagers from affluent loving families are experiencing epidemic rates of depression substance abuse and anxiety disorders rates higher than in any other socioeconomic group of American adolescents Materialism pressure to achieve perfectionism and disconnection are combining to create a perfect storm that is devastating children of privilege and their parents alike In this eye opening provocative and essential book clinical psychologist Madeline Levine explodes one child rearing myth after another With empathy and candor she identifies toxic cultural influences and well intentioned but misguided parenting practices that are detrimental to a child s healthy self development Her thoughtful practical advice provides solutions that will enable parents to help their emotionally troubled star child cultivate an authentic sense of self

Top 10 Seattle (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)

Author Eric Amrine ISBN-10 1465429581 ISBN-13 9781465429582 Year 2015-08-04 Pages 128 Language English Publisher DK Eyewitness Travel Download Link Click Here DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Top 10 Seattle is your pocket guide to the very best of the city of Seattle Packed with activities for travelers to enjoy our Top 10 Guide to Seattle lets you experience the best of this city from the Public Market to the best places to stop for coffee to the most delicious restaurants and cafes in the city Find places to cycle sail or ski or take a ferry excursion of Puget Sound From the best shopping districts and markets to fun activities for children to the loveliest lakes gardens and parks our Top 10 Guide is packed with insider tips that will help you make the most of your trip to Seattle Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Top 10 Seattle True to its name this Top 10 guidebook covers all major sights and attractions in easy to use top 10 lists that help you plan the vacation that s right for you Don t miss destination highlights Things to do and places to eat drink and shop by area Free color pull out…

Escape From Davao: The Forgotten Story of the Most Daring Prison Break of the Pacific War

Author John D. Lukacs ISBN-10 0451234103 ISBN-13 9780451234100 Year 2011-05-03 Pages 448 Language English Publisher Caliber Download Link Click Here One of the greatest Pacific war stories never told On April 4 1943 ten American prisoners of war and two Filipino convictsnicknamed the Davao Dozenexecuted a daring escape from one of Japan s most notorious prison camps Called the greatest story of the war in the Pacific by the War Department in 1944 the full account has never been tolduntil now A product of years of in depth research John D Lukacs s gripping description of the escape brings this remarkable tale to life In this remarkable contribution to the realm of WWII POW narrative Lukacs describes the dramatic escape for a new generation to admire the resourcefulness and patriotism of the men who fought in the Pacific Like the event it covers Escape from Davao is unique You are holding in your hands the story of the only successful American group escape from a Japanese camp James Bradley author of Flags of Our Fathers