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Levitical Day By Wren Blackberry
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Book 2, The Metrico Mesh Youth Fictionages 10-14 What can travel through cement walls, fly into your nose, and grow from a tiny dot into a mass that spreads across acres? Whatever it is, time is... More > short. Some rules seem awfully fussy: don't run with scissors, tuck your leggings into your boots. But what about one like remove infected stones? Or burn moldy clothes? On this day, crazy rules become more sensible to Jacquie Metrico. They were the key to keeping her friends alive. Join Jacquie and Jeff in the second story of the Metrico Mesh series, discovering absurd logic and scientific oddities in the world around us. 116 pages.< Less
Reading Jean Toomer's 'Cane' By Gerry Carlin
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Jean Toomer’s Cane (1923) is regarded by many as a seminal work in the history of African American writing. It is generally called a novel, but it could more accurately be described as a... More > collection of short stories, poems and dramatic pieces whose stylistic indeterminacy is part of its unique appeal. The ambiguities and seeming oddities of Toomer’s text make Cane a difficult work to understand, which is why this lucid, accessible guide is so valuable. Exploring some of the difficulties that both the writer and his work embody, Gerry Carlin offers an enthralling account of Toomer’s eloquent and exquisite expression of the African American experience. The Author Dr Gerry Carlin is a Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Wolverhampton. He teaches, researches and has published in the areas of modernism, critical theory, and the literature and culture of the 1960s.< Less
Creation or Evolution: Does It Really Matter What You Believe By United Church of God
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Why has evolution become so widely accepted, and why has the Bible come to be viewed with such hostility? What has changed? Inside this Bible study aid: -- Science, the Bible and Wrong Assumptions --... More > The Testimony of the New Testament -- Scientists, Creation and Evolution -- Ancient Near Eastern Concepts of Creation -- The Greek Concept of Creation -- What Does the Fossil Record Show? -- The Problem of "Living Fossils" -- The Fossil Record: Expectation vs. Fact -- The Case Against Evolution -- Darwinism Is Not the Same as Evolution -- Microevolution Doesn't Prove Macroevolution -- Competition or Cooperation: How Symbiosis Defies Darwin -- Oddities in Nature That Defy Evolution -- The Scientific Evidence: In the Eye of the Beholder -- Earth's Age: Does the Bible Indicate a Time Interval Between the First and Second Verses of Genesis? -- Genesis 1 and the Days of Creation -- The Societal Consequences of Darwinism -- The World Before Man: The Biblical Explanation< Less
The Otio in Negotio By E W Farnsworth
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In ‘The Otio in Negotio’, E. W. Farnsworth has brought together another lively, intelligent collection of stories, focusing on the humor, romance and oddities of exceptionally active and... More > intelligent people in the contemporary world of business. As the title of the entire collection implies, these stories are highly allusive and full of hidden puzzles and games meant to pique the reader's attention. Names are significant. Allusions enrich the narratives. The scope of business is global, and many business plans resemble those of top startup companies in today's financial headlines. The fun in these stories is tempered by the constraints and challenges of business. Farnsworth's CEOs are human and infallible. Sometimes love finds a way, and sometimes it is cruelly eliminated from the personal equation. Where business triumphs, so does the human spirit. When satire chastens, the biters are bitten. A seasoned editor described lead story 'TwinLions' as "Breathtakingly new ... I've read nothing remotely like it."< Less
3D6 In Order By Richard Tongue
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3D6 In Order is finally out! The new OSR role-playing game from the creator of OD&DITIES, Richard Tongue, is now available. Designed as a 'beer and pretzels' role-playing game, this book contains... More > enough material for years of adventure, while being simple enough that a group can have a game going within ten minutes. All the standard classes are there, as well as a few other ones for fun. A one-book game – no mountains of supplements required – everything is present in this single slim volume, which contains no less than eight races, ten classes, seven spell lists, dozens of monsters and magic items. All you need is your imagination...and some dice, of course!< Less
Incorporated Volume 1 By James Norbury
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The world is changing, and the game goes on. The Five grapple in an endless, lethal deadlock; behind each fractional movement in their balance of power is an impenetrably complex web of secret deals... More > made and broken, brutal battles won and lost, blood and wealth flowing amongst the Spires. Keep watch on the game, or be ground to ruin in its machinations. This book is a collection of pieces which were either produced as PDFs only, available in Signs & Portents or were not appropriate to the theme of other books. *New rules for crashing vehicles, permanent wounds, martial arts, calling in backup, cyberlin psychosis and reducing the power of NPC cannon fodder. *A style generator with hundreds of clothing options, hairstyles, tatoos, quirks and oddities. *New playable corporations including BobCo and Kalari *A range of in depth missions *A selection of new NPCs *And much more....< Less
Slaibron: A World Apart By M.T. Sullivan
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In pursuit of stardom, a talented underground boxer named Marcus Slaibron, stumbles into a chain of events that leave him unwillingly transported to another world. Determined to return to his wife... More > and the place he calls home, Slaibron is challenged at every turn as he encounters the oddities of the primitive world known as Bleshand. Day and night transition in a matter of seconds, creatures and species of both violent and peaceful nature are commonplace, magic is considered a reasonable tool for those able to utilize it, and a tyrant ruler by the name of Rathmus, objectifies and oppresses his people at will, apathetic to those victimized by the corruption within his land. Slaibron's love, loyalty, mind, will, and conscience are tested, as he struggles to maintain a balance between selfish desires and that of those turning to him in the hopes of change. Can he ever reunite with his lost love? Or is this where he was meant to shine all along?< Less
The Bitter Rose and the Thorn By Molly Cutpurse
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Lara Everett is a sensitive, childless widow of twenty years. She is settled, has buried her childhood dreams, is financially solvent and addicted to being alone. She would not call herself... More > depressed, just unhappy. However, in her forty-third year, fate allows William (Bill) Lee, a shrewd and resourceful man, a man entirely unsuitable for any woman, to cross her threshold and take hold of her heart. Hypnotised by his sheer physical presence, Lara has no choice but to take the hardest path and realise that it is not the superficial fleshly oddities that are important but something far more formidable and ultimately satisfying. Set in 1969 and with memories going back to World War Two, The Bitter Rose and the Thorn is a narrative account of a woman choosing to abandon her catastrophic past and move towards a more self-fulfilling life.< Less
A Broadstone Miscellany By Jerry Richards
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A Broadstone Miscellany is just what it says – a potted history of the village, and a collection of stories, facts and oddities that make Broadstone the place it is today. Broadstone has had... More > an interesting and varied history despite only having been ‘on the map’ since Isaac Taylor referenced Broadstone Pond in 1765. I only hope that within these pages the reader will find many quirky, abstruse and interesting facts about a wide range of Broadstone related topics. From its origins; the coming of the railway and its growth throughout the 20th century Broadstone has always had a lively and vibrant community spirit – long may this continue. Featuring many old and unusual photographs of the area to illustrate the changes that have taken place in ‘the village’ as Broadstone has developed over the years.< Less
Sawyer Hill Burying Ground ~ photo journal of an old New England graveyard By John Glassford
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Sawyer Hill Burying Ground ~ a photo-journal of an old New England graveyard (high quality paperback). This old graveyard tucked away in the back of Newburyport, Massachusetts quietly stationed along... More > a hard-to-find trail in a heavily wooded area solemnly stands as a testament to our past. It is a place where our forefathers slumber in solace under a canopy of lofty towering pines. Most of the graves are from the eighteenth century and the beginning of the nineteenth century. On the pages of this book we tour a number of the gravestones still standing here and we review the symbols on the stones as the emotions of our ancestors are brought into focus as we step from stone to stone. These pages contain envelope research data (names, dates, maiden names), detailed descriptions of symbolism found on the face of each stone, transcriptions of inscriptions and epitaphs, and interesting gravestone oddities. I trust there is a little something in this book for everyone. Take my hand and let’s start the adventure!< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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