Abarat

Abarat
Author: Clive Barker
Publsiher: Harper Collins
Total Pages: 528
Release: 2011-08-30
Genre: Young Adult Fiction
ISBN: 9780062044013

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Clive Barker, author of The Thief of Always, delivers an epic battle filled with fantasy and adventure that readers won't want to put down! A journey beyond imagination is about to unfold... It begins in Chickentown, USA. There lives Candy Quackenbush, her heart bursting for some clue as to what her future might hold. When the answer comes, it’s not one she expects. Welcome to the Abarat, a vast archipelago where every island is a different hour of the day. Candy has a place in this extraordinary land: She is here to help save the Abarat from the dark forces that are stirring at its heart—forces older than Time itself, and more evil than anything Candy has ever encountered. She’s a strange heroine, she knows. But this is a strange world. And in the Abarat, all things are possible. Don't miss this first book in Clive Barker's New York Times bestselling Abarat series.

LRCW 2

LRCW 2
Author: Michel Bonifay,Jean-Christophe Tréglia
Publsiher: BAR International Series
Total Pages: 848
Release: 2007
Genre: Amphoras
ISBN: UOM:39015070947471

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Papers from the second Late Roman Coarse Wares conference, held in Aix-en-Provence in April 2005.

The Wayward Sheep

The Wayward Sheep
Author: Peggy Chan
Publsiher: Partridge Publishing Singapore
Total Pages: 96
Release: 2019-01-09
Genre: Self-Help
ISBN: 9781543749281

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Life’s hustle and bustle barely leaves us time to think. It is not uncommon to ask ourselves, “Is this what life is all about? All this rushing from one place to another?” You feel that something’s missing in your life, something you can’t quite put your finger on. Despite your successes, there is this feeling of emptiness—a kind of restlessness—and you don’t know why it’s there. The nine-to-five grind and (for moms) the daily school rounds, household chores, baby schedules, etc.—we’re like hamsters running round and round on the wheel. It’s only when a crisis hits us that we freeze in place or pause. That’s when we utter, “Oh God!” “Oh my God!” Find out how Meg stands up to God whom she had rejected in favour of ancestral worship. God who was taking away three mothers in her family.

Little Wolf s Book of Badness

Little Wolf s Book of Badness
Author: Ian Whybrow
Publsiher: Carolrhoda Books
Total Pages: 132
Release: 2001-03-01
Genre: Behavior
ISBN: 9781575055503

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Little Wolf has been behaving too courteously, so his parents send him to his uncle's Big Bad Wolf school to learn to be a proper wolf.

Bioethics in the Age of New Media

Bioethics in the Age of New Media
Author: Joanna Zylinska
Publsiher: MIT Press
Total Pages: 248
Release: 2009-03-20
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9780262265201

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An examination of ethical challenges that technology presents to the allegedly sacrosanct idea of the human and a proposal for a new ethics of life rooted in the philosophy of alterity. Bioethical dilemmas—including those over genetic screening, compulsory vaccination, and abortion—have been the subject of ongoing debates in the media, among the public, and in professional and academic communities. But the paramount bioethical issue in an age of digital technology and new media, Joanna Zylinska argues, is the transformation of the very notion of life. In this provocative book, Zylinska examines many of the ethical challenges that technology poses to the allegedly sacrosanct idea of the human. In doing so, she goes beyond the traditional understanding of bioethics as a matter for moral philosophy and medicine to propose a new “ethics of life” rooted in the relationship between the human and the nonhuman (both animals and machines) that new technology prompts us to develop. After a detailed discussion of the classical theoretical perspectives on bioethics, Zylinska describes three cases of “bioethics in action,” through which the concepts of “the human,” “animal,” and “life” are being redefined: the reconfiguration of bodily identity by plastic surgery in a TV makeover show; the reduction of the body to two-dimensional genetic code; and the use of biological material in such examples of “bioart” as Eduardo Kac's infamous fluorescent green bunny. Zylinska addresses ethics from the interdisciplinary perspective of media and cultural studies, drawing on the writings of thinkers from Agamben and Foucault to Haraway and Hayles. Taking theoretical inspiration in particular from the philosophy of alterity as developed by Jacques Derrida, Emmanuel Levinas, and Bernard Stiegler, Zylinska makes the case for a new nonsystemic, nonhierarchical bioethics that encompasses the kinship of humans, animals, and machines.

5 Seconds to IO

5 Seconds to IO
Author: Malgorzata Warda
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 408
Release: 2017-08
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 194722834X

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An action novel by the well-known and acclaimed writer, Malgorzata Warda. It takes place in two worlds - in real life and inside a virtual game. Mika is a sixteen-year-old girl, who has lost both her parents and now, with her sister, lives in an orphanage. What problems face children living in foster families and child care establishments? What threats does Mika face participating inside marathon virtual reality computer games? How dangerous is the anonymity of the Internet? Swift action and interesting characters. A thought-provoking read for young adults.

Abandoned Heroes of the Warsaw Uprising

Abandoned Heroes of the Warsaw Uprising
Author: Władysław Bartoszewski
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 125
Release: 2008-01
Genre: Warsaw (Poland)
ISBN: 8375530220

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50 Battles That Changed the World

50 Battles That Changed the World
Author: William Weir
Publsiher: Permuted Press+ORM
Total Pages: 904
Release: 2018-05-29
Genre: History
ISBN: 9781682617656

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An informative look at the military conflicts that most altered the course of history and civilization, from ancient times to the modern world. Rather than celebrating warfare, 50 Battles That Changed the World looks at the clashes the author believes have had the most profound impact on world history. Ranked in order of their relevance to the modern world, these struggles range from the ancient past to the present day and span the globe many times over. Some of the battles in this book are familiar to us all—Bunker Hill, which prevented the American Revolution from being stillborn, and Marathon, which kept the world’s first democracy alive. Others may be less familiar—the naval battle at Diu (on the Indian Coast), which led to the ascendancy of Western Civilization and the discovery of America, and Yarmuk, which made possible the spread of Islam from Morocco to the Philippines. With remarkable accounts of both famous and lesser-known clashes, 50 Battles That Changed the World provides impressive insight into the battles that shaped civilization as we know it.

Advances in Contemplative Social Research

Advances in Contemplative Social Research
Author: Krzysztof Konecki
Publsiher: Jagiellonian University Press
Total Pages: 242
Release: 2019-02-05
Genre: Sociology
ISBN: 8323344183

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This book describes a new paradigm in social sciences, contemplative inquiry. Deep contemplation of a situation is an epistemological choice for social scientists. It is a fundamentally different approach to research, whereby the investigator is researching not only the object but also the situation of research and herself/ himself in it.

The Art of Dinner Giving and Usages of Polite Society

The Art of Dinner Giving and Usages of Polite Society
Author: George D. Carroll
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 99
Release: 1880
Genre: Dinners and dining
ISBN: HARVARD:RSM7G4

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Casey Cooper

Casey Cooper
Author: Cathy M Lindberg
Publsiher: iUniverse
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2018-12-23
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781532063596

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Realtor Casey Cooper has overcome the obstacles of raising her younger siblings after the death of her parents and completing law school. Along the way, she falls in love and is betrayed during a time when her only child was dying of cancer. Unable to cope, her loyal friends insist that she travel to Europe where she happens upon an unexpected encounter while shopping in a very busy market.

1812 Napoleon in Moscow

1812  Napoleon in Moscow
Author: Paul Britten Austin
Publsiher: Frontline Books
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2012-12-03
Genre: History
ISBN: 9781473811393

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This account of Napoleon’s disastrous invasion of Russia, in the words of those who experienced it, offers “a brilliant insight into men at war” (David G. Chandler, author of The Campaigns of Napoleon). Hundreds of thousands of men set out on that midsummer day of 1812. None could have imagined the terrors and hardships to come. They’d been lured all the way to Moscow without having achieved the decisive battle Napoleon sought—and by the time they reached the city, their numbers had already dwindled by more than a third. One of the greatest disasters in military history was in the making. The fruit of more than twenty years of research, this superbly crafted work skillfully blends the memoirs and diaries of more than a hundred eyewitnesses, all of whom took part in the Grand Army’s doomed march on Moscow, to reveal the inside story of this landmark military campaign. The result is a uniquely authentic account in which the reader sees and experiences the campaign through the eyes of participants in enthralling day-by-day, sometimes hour-by-hour detail.

Alexander and Alestria

Alexander and Alestria
Author: Shan Sa
Publsiher: Harper Collins
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2009-10-06
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780061983108

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re-creating the lives of two of the most intriguing rulers in history, Shan Sa brings us a novel filled with the sound of hooves, the whistle of arrows, blood, passion, and betrayal. The familiar figure of Alexander the Great comes to new life in this richly imagined tale, which entwines his historical legacy with a fantastic love affair set in a wartime between Western and Eastern civilizations. Abused by his father, King Philip, who loved and hated his beauty; shadowed by his mother, the mystical and overbearing Queen Olympias; educated by Aristotle who wanted him to be a wise philosopher of Macedonia, Alexander develops a complex character. He becomes a brutal warrior, a pitiless strategist, and a poet longing for the world's wonders. Meanwhile, in the remote steppes of Siberia, an abandoned girl grows up among the wild mares, then adopted by the queen of the Amazons—the tribe of female warriors who dominates a wild world of snow and volcano. As a future queen, the young girl is trained to hate men and to fight against all invaders. In the course of his great conquest of Asia, Alexander first meets the stunning Alestria on the battlefield. Surprised to find that his adversary is a woman, he is instantly smitten by the fierce queen. Dazzled by his strength, she decides to kidnap him and make him her "wife." At last, this legendary king—renowned for his beauty and love of men—has found his equal. And at last, this indomitable young woman has found a reason to leave her tribe. Their love, deeply passionate and problematic, evolves against an exotic backdrop of warfare and political turmoil, sweeps from antique Greece to Egypt, across the ancient Iraq and Iran, unto the mysterious kingdoms of India.

566 Frames

566 Frames
Author: Dennis Wojda
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 292
Release: 2014-10
Genre: Graphic novels
ISBN: 0992697204

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The story goes that Dennis Wojda, already an established comics creator in Poland, decided to do something ambitious; he decided to tell the story of his family. He opted to do it on his webpage and planned it out to 366 panels or frames - one for every day of a year and one extra. It was hugely successful and as its popularity grew so did interest from Polish publishers. The problem was the 366 frames of the story did not really fit into any publishers idea of a graphic novel - not enough pages. So they asked him if he could expand it for a book version. Dennis had agonised for weeks before starting the project because he was going to either cut the vivid stories of his ancestors lives or just omit some of them altogether. The publisher asking for more frames meant he could cover everything he wanted to, the right way and with due respect and deference.

Protecting Alabama s Kids SEAL of Protection Military Romantic Suspense Novel

Protecting Alabama   s Kids  SEAL of Protection Military Romantic Suspense Novel
Author: Susan Stoker
Publsiher: Susan Stoker
Total Pages: 150
Release: 2022
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9182736450XXX

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A second chance at happiness is rare, but they will stop at nothing for love and family. At just ten years old, Tommy has already been through more horror than most people suffer their entire lives. So when he’s placed in his latest foster home, under the gentle care of Abe and Alabama Powers, he lashes out. He’s scared, confused, angry…and convinced it won’t be long before these new foster parents send him away, too. No one wants a boy his age, especially one who’s broken, dirty. It’ll take all of Alabama and Abe’s love, the sibling adoration of his foster sisters, Brinique and Davisa, and Abe’s entire extended SEAL family to prove to Tommy that being nice, being respectful, and opening his heart to love are things he can choose. Even still, despite so much support, it’s hard for Tommy to believe he deserves a loving family, and a second chance at happiness. Until one of the most unexpected friends arrives, just when Tommy needs him the most. He’ll show the little boy just how special he is…even if he has to use a little magic to prove it. **Protecting Alabama's Kids is in the SEAL of Protection Series. It can be read as a stand-alone, but it’s recommended you read the books in order to get maximum enjoyment out of the series. --- Read what others are saying about New York Times bestselling author, Susan Stoker: “Susan Stoker never disappoints. She delivers alpha males with heart and heroines with moxie.” Jana Aston, NYT Bestselling Author “No one does military romance like Susan Stoker!” Corinne Michaels, NYT Bestselling Author “Susan Stoker knows what women want. A hot hero who needs to save a damsel in distress…even if she can save herself!” CD Reiss, NYT Bestselling Author “When you pick up a Susan Stoker book you know exactly what you’re going to get…a hot alpha hero and a smart, sassy heroine. I can’t get enough!” Jessica Hawkins, USAT Bestselling Author “I love reading about men in uniform and Susan always delivers…the full package!” Kayti McGee “Susan writes the perfect blend of tough, alpha heroes and strong yet vulnerable heroines. I always feel emotionally satisfied at the end of one of her stories!” Meghan March, NYT Bestselling Author “One thing I love about Susan Stoker’s books is that she knows how to deliver a perfect HEA while still making sure the villain gets what he/she deserves!” T.M. Frazier, NYT Bestselling Author --- Read the entire SEAL of Protection romance series! Protecting Caroline Protecting Alabama Protecting Fiona Marrying Caroline Protecting Summer Protecting Jesskya Protecting Julie Protecting Melody Protecting the Future Protecting Kiera Protecting Alabama's Kids Protecting Dakota Topics: contemporary romance, military romance, series, romantic suspense series, mystery, bbw romance, funny romance, modern romance, urban romance, Texas, Texas romance, wealthy, USA today, USA today bestseller, homeless romance, city romance, smart romance, mystery, dogs in romance, lighthearted romance, hot romance, susan stoker, susan stoker romance, proposal, proposal romance, engagement, engagement romance, new york times bestseller romance, NYT romance, new york times romance, sexy, heartwarming, heart-warming, family, love, love books, kissing books, emotional journey, contemporary, contemporary romance, romance series, long series, long romance series, army, army series, former military, cop, police officer, policeman, cop romance, wealthy hero, firefighter, fireman, fireman romance, sassy, strong heroine, captivating romance, hot, hot romance, forbidden love, sparks, loyalty, swoon, contemporary, rescue, kidnap, handicap, justice, single mother, Texas, Officer, enlisted, daughter, shelter, claiming, defending, protect, drowning, forgiveness, second chance romance, damsel in distress, hospital, doctor, drama, action and adventure, action romance, Delta Force, Army romance, veteran, disabled veteran, former soldier, soldier, romantic, paraplegic, Killeen, Fort Hood, Alpha, commander, California, San Diego, Navy SEAL, Sailor, foster, imaginary friend, troll, paranormal, fantasy, children, brother, sister, interracial, adoptive parents, adopt, Other readers of Stoker's books enjoyed books by: Riley Edwards, Caitlyn O'Leary, Maryann Jordan, Dale Mayer, Lynn Raye Harris, Cat Johnson, Alexis Abbott, Meli Raine, Nicole Elliot, Lori Ryan, Meghan March, Kristin Ashley, Kris Michaels, Brittney Sahin, Sharon Hamilton, Catherine Cowles, Lexi Blake, Piper Davenport, Abbie Zanders, Lani Lynn Vale, and Kristen Proby.