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Mug & Mali's Miscellany By John Boose & Molly Boose
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Ever wonder how to tell which French foods are inedible? Do you want help naming ugly or disagreeable babies? Do you want to visit Dante’s modernized guide to Hell, solve an Ogden Nash... More > crossword puzzle, or discover the secrets of a hush-hush British cocktail research facility? Then get this eclectic mixture of photographs, puzzles, trivia (such as “The average person falls asleep every seven minutes;” “Leonardo da Vinci invented the fork lift;”), diagrams, jokes, and superstitions (“It is bad luck to walk under a bladder”). Also included are new aerospace cocktail recipes such as “Bird Strike,” and the “Lavatory Tank Shooter.” Readers will find the items startling and the cocktails addicting – or vice-versa. “Mug & Mali’s Miscellany” is ridiculous yet ludicrous, rivaling such books as “Are You Smarter than a Bacon Strip?” and “The Complete History of Toupee Adhesives.” It’s a piece of work that will keep you up nights reading and drinking. Enjoy!< Less
The Truth About Settlement 4 By E. J. Hamacher
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In 1976, the U.S. Aerospace Technology and National Needs Subcommittee welcomed a proposal to build a space station capable of supporting a large society of scientists. Its first mission: build... More > orbiting solar power satellites to provide an alternative source of power for Earth, the sale of which would pay its own expenses. With world-wide support, its 30-year project came to fruition. With its mission accomplished, a world now reeling from a catastrophic financial crisis reconsidered the space station and its costs. The decision: end the project and close down the station. Twenty years have passed since that shocking deportation. The original settlers and their children are now ghettoized, alternately feared and exoticized, but still held responsible. An uneasy relationship, with a new development: is the long-dead space station now being used by persons unknown? The world has stopped looking to space for answers, but there are signals newly arriving from Settlement 4...< Less
Your Guiding Genius: Building a World Class Team By Jay LaBonte
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Jay LaBonte shares his unique insights from over 30 years of experience building successful teams in a wide variety of organizations, including real estate, aerospace manufacturing, restaurant and... More > marina management, and professional employment organizations (PEO). In today’s troubled economic times, you need to find ways to make your existing team more productive. In YOUR GUIDING GENIUS, you will discover how to turn your team into a world-class team capable of producing impressive results. Louis E. Lataif, Allen Questrom Professor and Dean of the Boston University School of Management, had this to say: YOUR GUIDING GENIUS is a marvelous ‘how-to’ guide to maximize the effectiveness of a team. Jay LaBonte provides a wealth of useful insights and helpful tips that would benefit leaders in virtually any circumstance. His work brings to life the clear, but not well-understood difference between a group and a real team. Clearly and compellingly written, this book is an excellent guide …”< Less
Roads of Our Lives By Timothy Patrick Means
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As it does for a lot of Vietnam War vets, the distinctive rumble of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle on the move signifies the freedom of the open road to former U.S. Marine Luke Eastman. After being... More > laid off from his position as a department liaison for an automotive plant in Ann Arbor, Michigan, that noise is a siren call beckoning him and his family to the aerospace industry of Southern California. In Roads of Our Lives, the love of family, country, and the freedom of riding a motorcycle across America’s storied landscape is the setting for the adventure of a lifetime that will test the personal qualities of two men. Luke does find the freedom and openness of soul that he dreamed of on the two-lane blacktops of America, but he also finds unearned hostility, cyclone winds, and the heartbreak of an abusive marriage within his own family. Barely halfway through their epic road trip, Luke and Todd will find themselves confronting the question neither anticipated: are we big enough to live out our dreams?< Less
Roads of Our Lives By Timothy Patrick Means
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As it does for a lot of Vietnam War vets, the distinctive rumble of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle on the move signifies the freedom of the open road to former U.S. Marine Luke Eastman. After being... More > laid off from his position as a department liaison for an automotive plant in Ann Arbor, Michigan, that noise is a siren call beckoning him and his family to the aerospace industry of Southern California. In Roads of Our Lives, the love of family, country, and the freedom of riding a motorcycle across America’s storied landscape is the setting for the adventure of a lifetime that will test the personal qualities of two men. Luke does find the freedom and openness of soul that he dreamed of on the two-lane blacktops of America, but he also finds unearned hostility, cyclone winds, and the heartbreak of an abusive marriage within his own family. Barely halfway through their epic road trip, Luke and Todd will find themselves confronting the question neither anticipated: are we big enough to live out our dreams?< Less
Leia of Earth By Jen Frankel
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Leia Gregory spends her lazy summers helping out her mom in the animal hospital in the barn, and dreaming in the big apple tree at the end of the orchard on her rural Ontario farm. But she dreams of... More > adventure: could she be a secret agent, or princess, or travel to far-off worlds? It seems like a crazy idea—until a ship from another world crashes right at her feet. On board are the Princess of Syltasia, a far-away planet, her guardian Colin, a petulant ti-cat called Bast, and K.E.L.I., the "kinetic electronic logical interface" who helps fly the ship. Soon, Leia is off to Mars on an adventure that will change her life—and teach her a thing or two about bravery, Earth folk-wisdom, and the intriguing secrets hidden in her very own family! With an afterword by Andrew Rader, Ph.D, real-life Aerospace Engineer and author of Leaving Earth: Why One Way to Mars Makes Sense.< Less
Just Rewards: A Mena Harling Novel By Larry M. Rosen
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Mena Harling learns shoddy maintenance caused ThriftJet crashes, one in which her brother died. Then a whistleblower is murdered, a note left by his corpse—Too risky to fly; deny that,... More > you’ll die; I’ll watch your tears dry; your last sigh’s my high. Aether. And TOETIFTSA, who desecrated Nora Kelly’s church, continues killing Christians, leaving a note—Christian fundamentalism is not a righteous pursuit. So Maxine Kordell, Nora, Willi Mayers, and Haley join Mena. When Aether murders Cluster members, The Tracer asks for help, and reveals The Cluster killed Will Rogers, Amelia Earhart, and Glenn Miller. Then Aether attacks Dulles Airport and other iconic aerospace sites, as TOETIFTSA causes the crash of a plane carrying Christians, then tries to murder Nora. So Mena seeks help from a notorious serial killer, a psychiatrist living in Italy, who will profile Aether if the team agrees to a favor. Finally, events push Mena to become the determined protector of certain sociopaths just rewards.< Less
These Are The Voyages By Arnold E. van Beverhoudt, Jr.
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Compiled from documents in naval and aerospace museums around the world, this is a unique look at the ships of sea, air, and space that have carried the name Enterprise -- a name with a heritage... More > spanning more than 800 years. For the first time, it's all here in one concise volume: o A detailed, 130-page narrative history of the ships and their heroic crews. o More than 80 illustrations, including official photographs and ship profile drawings. o An appendix listing more than 190 vessels named Enterprise. o Extensive notes and a bibliography listing more than 110 sources for further reference. This isn't just a book of facts and figures, but a stirring tale of adventure, discovery, and courage, often told in the words of those who were there. This revised 2nd edition updates the stories of the naval vessels through the deactivation of the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN-65) and the latest adventures of the starships Enterprise. Come and relive the epic voyages!< Less
These Are The Voyages By Arnold van Beverhoudt
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Compiled from documents in naval and aerospace museums around the world, this is a unique look at the ships of sea, air, and space that have carried the name Enterprise -- a name with a heritage... More > spanning more than 800 years. For the first time, it's all here in one concise volume: o A detailed, 130-page narrative history of the ships and their heroic crews. o More than 80 illustrations, including official photographs and ship profile drawings. o An appendix listing more than 190 vessels named Enterprise. o Extensive notes and a bibliography listing more than 110 sources for further reference. This isn't just a book of facts and figures, but a stirring tale of adventure, discovery, and courage, often told in the words of those who were there. This revised 2nd edition updates the stories of the naval vessels through the deactivation of the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN-65) and the latest adventures of the starships Enterprise. Come and relive the epic voyages!< Less
Girls Guitars Gatling Guns By Jimmy Boom Semtex
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A new collection by Jimmy Boom Semtex. This book contains varied work on many topics. From a spaceship shaped like a horse (Aerospace Grade Materials), what to do with a body (The Human Body), satire... More > about human waste (Turd People), about the 4th Reich (She Asks), drug war stories (A Mother’s Tale) and much more. Jimmy's troubled teen years are covered here (No Teen Gal, Days of Thunder and You Did). Fans of his work and explosive writing style won't be disappointed. Sample: Etched in Bombs Post me a letter bomb to blow me up. Reduce me to pieces for I've had enough. The biggest bit of me, my thumb. Look at it just sitting there, on the floor. I’m like strawberry jam, all over the walls. Best way to be in this selfish money grabbing world, dead. Blown up like those stuck in Aleppo. Blitzed by Putin's bombs in the world's weapon proving ground.< Less