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Part-Time Deadly By Robert Grisham
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What if you could part time to step into another era? If you knew deception, extortion, and murder await, would you go? Follow Robert Grisham's humorous tale of smart-mouthed Killian McCarthy's... More > arrival from a post-apocalyptic future to the present. Is his girlfriend, Tiago Martim, whose smile can turn a man to putty, really an asset? Bright, confident, and sexy, Tia joins him and his partner, Badger Ainsley, in following some dubious leads. No one is as they appear. Supposed allies are big question marks. And the more they dig, the more they're drawn into danger. A murder implicating Tia complicates their search and strains their relationship. Despite that, can they slog their way to the truth? If they can untwist the tangle of lies, what will they find? Will McCarthy regret what he discovers? Chasing excitement leads them to a side of town where murder hides in the shadows. He'll have to decide what's most important to him. An easy task? Depends. Does a night of passion await... or a shallow grave?< Less
Summary & Analysis : The Nature Fix By Florence Williams : Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative By Black Book
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The Nature Fix Summary Book Florence Williams takes on a gigantic task of uncovering the truth behind nature’s powers. Can nature make us happier, healthier, and more creative? By traveling... More > all over the world and digging into complicated research, Williams presents the audience with evidence supporting the thesis. Yes, nature can do all these things. However, this book goes into far more detail and discussion relating to the power of nature. Williams recognizes, first-hand, the challenges of getting enough time in nature when our current society is moving indoors for longer periods of time. After moving to Washington DC from Colorado, Williams experiences a bit of natural whiplash – and she feels the strains. The city is crowded, noisy, and has less green space than she is accustomed to. And, her stress levels show it. By taking on this assignment, Williams is able to travel across the United States and abroad to look for evidence that suggests individuals and cities need to prioritize nature.< Less
Lara's Shadow By Alan Fleishman
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Eli Schneider hates Germans as hard as anyone can hate. And for good reason. Then he falls in love with one of them. Lara's Shadow is told against the backdrop of post-World War II Germany and the... More > tensest moments of the Cold War. Eli is a young lieutenant in the U.S. Army, a Jew expected to defend the perpetrators of the Holocaust. While he struggles to protect his aging alcoholic company commander from a mutinous junior officer, he meets fraulein Lara Kohler. He initially pursues her just for sex, but it's her quirky personality and fascinating mind that ensnare him. In a country filled with former Nazis, there are bound to be secrets. He uncovers one layer of Lara's secrets after another until he must ask how much he can be expected to forgive. And how much responsibility she must carry for others' sins? Lara's Shadow is a love story full of perplexities that strain the limits of atonement and forgiveness, and probes the mixture of good with evil.< Less
Wuthering Heights By EMILY BRONTË
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EMILY BRONTË Wuthering Heights "That chainless soul," Emily Jane Brontë, was born at Thornton, Yorkshire, England, on August 30, 1818, and died at Haworth on December 19, 1848.... More > She will always have a place in English literature by reason of her one weird, powerful, strained novel, "Wuthering Heights," and a few poems. Emily Brontë, like her sister Charlotte, was educated at Cowan School and at Brussels. For a time she became a governess, but it seemed impossible for her to live away from the fascination of the Yorkshire moors, and she went home to keep house at the Haworth Parsonage, while her sisters taught. Two months after the publication of "Jane Eyre" by Charlotte, that is, in December, 1847, "Wuthering Heights," by Emily, and "Agnes Grey," by Anne, the third sister in this remarkable trio, were issued in one volume. The critics, who did not discover these books were by women, suggested persistently that "Wuthering Heights" must be an immature work by Currer Bell (Charlotte).< Less
A Woman's Guide to Bras: The Complete Book On Plus Size Bras, Push Up Bras, Nursing Bras and More By Ella Beatty
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Are you confused about what bra you need? Do you need an Underwire for support? What is a wireless, strapless bra? The reasons for some common ailments like backache, strains and poor posture, can be... More > linked to simply selecting the wrong type of bra. When was the last time you had yourself measured for the correct bra size? Do you even know your correct size? These questions are pertinent to you getting the right bra, as well as saving you money and undue stress. To help you avoid some common pitfalls, I have listed a few more important questions that you really need to ask yourself, before buying a bra. Most women do not wear the correct bra size. With monthly water retention cycles, dieting, and general aging, it also should not be assumed that the size you were two years ago is the same size you are today (or that a bra can be worn that long, for that matter). Even a change of 5 pounds can change your bra size. This guide will help you to properly measure your bust, so that you can find the size for you.< Less
Some Principles of Maritime Strategy: A Theory of War on the High Seas; Naval Warfare and the Command of Fleets (Hardcover) By Julian S. Corbett
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In his excellent book explaining naval strategy, Julian S. Corbett examines sound maritime strategy. Crucially, he advances the view that navies could perform much better if their role in assisting... More > land warfare and amphibious forces were increased. Writing in the early 20th century, Corbett draws upon centuries of naval battles and identifies several common strains. The development of war strategies at sea often entailed trial and error - the author elects to explain how strategy evolved as much from calamity as practice. How naval force should be assembled, how it should form up, and how concentrations and dispersal of ships should be organized each receive discussion. Although naval warfare has substantially changed since this book's original publication, it continues to be consulted for its timeless and sound advice. Corbett's era predated the extensive use of submarines and aeroplanes in naval combat, but his conclusions remain sound and sought after even in the tutoring of modern maritime strategy.< Less
Some Principles of Maritime Strategy: A Theory of War on the High Seas; Naval Warfare and the Command of Fleets By Julian S. Corbett
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In his excellent book explaining naval strategy, Julian S. Corbett examines sound maritime strategy. Crucially, he advances the view that navies could perform much better if their role in assisting... More > land warfare and amphibious forces were increased. Writing in the early 20th century, Corbett draws upon centuries of naval battles and identifies several common strains. The development of war strategies at sea often entailed trial and error - the author elects to explain how strategy evolved as much from calamity as practice. How naval force should be assembled, how it should form up, and how concentrations and dispersal of ships should be organized each receive discussion. Although naval warfare has substantially changed since this book's original publication, it continues to be consulted for its timeless and sound advice. Corbett's era predated the extensive use of submarines and aeroplanes in naval combat, but his conclusions remain sound and sought after even in the tutoring of modern maritime strategy.< Less
Wrong Turns: The Trials and Tribulations of Harvey R. Stull: A Novel Based on True Events By Bob Riepe
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It is April 1879 as a parade of horse-drawn buckboards and covered wagons rumble northward from Iowa toward Otter Tail County, Minnesota, on a quest for success and wealth. At the helm of the lead... More > wagon is forty-three-year-old Harvey Reavis Stull, a Civil War vet desperate to start anew and make his wife, Josie, happy. But as Harvey is about to discover, sometimes things do not turn out the way one imagines. As the wagon train arrives in New York Mills, Harvey and Josie immediately attempt to make the best of things in a town with nothing more than a few dilapidated boarding houses, a rickety hotel, and a general store built around three sawmills. But when continued challenges test Harvey’s character and strain his marriage, he decides to return to Iowa without any idea that his fate is about to change again. In this historical tale based on true events, an Iowa farmer embarks on a search for a new beginning in Minnesota where he must face the consequences for his decisions.< Less
Certificates of Doom By David Onjala
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Certificates of Doom is a novel that strives to elaborate Marvin Harris' theory of cultural materialism by showing how the economy influences culture. Kepha, a young, educated African man marries... More > Selina and suffers a strained relationship with her because he has no well-paying job. Kepha fears to have a child with Selina because of their miserable life circumstances. Kepha must fight norms that associate marriage with conception. Later, he clashes with pseudo-feminists who put much effort into criticizing men while ignoring the fact women also need to change their perceptions of gender. Every youth around him is experiencing the same challenges. Young men are not marrying, while young women, out of despair, are increasingly turning to older men. Kepha symbolizes youth disillusionment across the African continent where countries fail to create employment or improve the living conditions of their populations. In the end, Kepha’s brother contemplates suicide, something that must have also crossed his mind.< Less

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