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left behind a collection of dark poetry By Scott Swenson
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This is the second collection of poems inspired by characters, stories and locations from "The Vault of Souls", a live evening of elegant fear set in Tampa Florida during the roaring 20's.... More > This book gives guests who experienced this one-of-a-kind live piece of performance art a deeper understanding of the experience. But don't worry, this book is just as entertaining and disturbing for those who didn't get the chance to participate. For more information visit www.ElegantFear.com. Scott Swenson is known for his whimsically twisted approach to poetry. One critic of his first book (Dreaming in Shades of Fear) commented that Swenson's style is a "...twisted mix of Edgar Allan Poe and Dr. Seuss..." In the first collection, "souls: a collection of dark poetry", Swenson offers ghostly gothic horror with a vintage twist. In "left behind: a collection of dark poetry" he explores a more diverse palette of poetic forms and finds inspiration from deeper within "The Vault of Souls"< Less
They Told Me It Was Impossible: The Manifesto of the Founder of Criteo By JB Rudelle
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On October 30, 2013, author JB Rudelle’s little company out of Paris, Criteo, was listed on NASDAQ. In They Told Me It Was Impossible, Rudelle shares how he managed an improbable challenge. In... More > less than ten years, Criteo, a leading international retargeting technology company, went from being a start-up in the back of a salad bar to a billion-dollar company quoted at NASDAQ. In this memoir, Rudelle shares his journey, a journey that was anything but easy and one that included failures. He tells how for him failure was often the key to his success. He also reveals secrets to winning at entrepreneurship and technology innovation. And he shares his deep passion and advocacy for hi-tech companies internationally. Filled with practical tips as well as philosophical insight and advice, They Told Me It Was Impossible, recaps Rudelle’s life as a serial entrepreneur and the steps he took to achieve success in the start-up world.< Less
NHIE Home Inspection Manual By Bruce Barker
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This NHIE Manual was developed by the Examination Board of Professional Home Inspectors and is based on the most recent Role Delineation Study (RDS). The RDS surveyed thousands of practicing Home... More > Inspectors to determine the types of services they provide and the components they inspect. In addition to the technical information there are 100 sample questions that mirror the National Home Inspection Exam. This Inspection Manual together with the NHIE Study Guide, prepares the new inspector for the National Home Inspection Exam and also makes a great technical reference for the experienced Home Inspector.< Less
NHIE Study Guide By Examination Board of Professional Home Inspectors, Inc.
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The NHIE Study Guide addresses the non-technical aspects of studying for and taking the National Home Inspector Examination. This study guide helps to familiarize the candidate with the examination... More > itself, and with the associated administrative procedures. It also includes helpful insights into the types of questions the exam contains, and techniques for success when taking high-stakes professional licensing exams.< Less
Howl of the Wolf By Rupert Nacoste
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Using student writing from his "Interpersonal Relationships and Race" course Dr. Rupert Nacoste presents North Carolina State University (NCSU) students' voices describing their new... More > awareness and growing understanding of neo-diversity. Neo-diversity is what we live with today; a time and circumstance when for all of us, contact with people who do not look like us happens every day, and is unavoidable. In their own words, NCSU students describe how they have experienced the anxiety of being in interaction with a person who is not like them in some way (by race, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation). These students then speak out about how their new understanding of that anxiety has changed them and made them to want to accept the reality of neo-diversity. These students howl that all students at NCSU should learn to interact with people who are not like "you" because that is the only way to make 21st America a good place for everyone to live. Read this book to hear the new howl of the Wolfpack.< Less
Keep It Together Man By Rick Daynes
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Marriage, children, money, and everyday battles take their toll on any parent. This book navigates a clear path through the roller coaster of life. Get ready to laugh, cry, and be motivated by... More > author, Rick Daynes, the keeping-it-real father of five, three of whom have special needs.< Less
Chop Wood Carry Water: How to Fall in Love with the Process of Becoming Great By Joshua Medcalf
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Guided by “Akira-sensei,” John comes to realize the greatest adversity on his journey will be the challenge of defeating the man in the mirror. This powerful story of one boy’s... More > journey to achieve his life long goal of becoming a samurai warrior, brings the Train to be CLUTCH curriculum to life in a powerful and memorable way. Some things you will learn… —No matter how it feels, you are always building your own house. —How and why you must surrender to the outcome in order to be at your best. —Why you never want to have your identity wrapped up in what you do. —Why your strength lies in faithfulness to the little things. —How to develop a heart posture of gratitude. —How to use the biggest challenges as a training ground for greatness. —Why the process is more important than the goal. —Why comparison is the thief of all joy. —How to develop a growth mindset. —Why talent is more of a curse than a blessing. “So many valuable stories and lessons!” —Nick Ahmed, Arizona Diamondbacks< Less
OpenCL 2.1 Reference Guide By Khronos Group
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This is the 16-page quick reference for the OpenCL 2.1 API. OpenCL™ is the first open, royalty-free standard for cross-platform, parallel programming of modern processors found in personal... More > computers, servers and handheld/embedded devices. OpenCL (Open Computing Language) greatly improves speed and responsiveness for a wide spectrum of applications in numerous market categories from gaming and entertainment to scientific and medical software.< Less
Bundle of Trouble vol. 55 By Jolly Blackburn
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Bundle of Trouble volume 55 is a compilation of Knights of the Dinner Table strips from issues #195 - #198 of the monthly comic book.
Stephanie's Diary By Lloyd Williams
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Stephanie grew up in a dysfunctional household. Her mother, a former model, became a slave to drugs and prostitution when Stephanie was only ten years old. She didn’t think twice about putting... More > her children in harm’s way, especially her daughter. She even loaned her daughter to "clients " in exchange for drugs. Attempting to turn her life around, Stephanie moved out, ready for a new beginning, full of promise. But the demons from her past would not allow her to live peacefully. Starting over was a concept that Stephanie came to know all too well as she struggled to survive her senior year while floundering in a world of cruelty and violence. She yearned to turn over a new leaf, but wondered if she could ever escape the past and leave her childhood horror behind her.< Less
Mahadashas @ The Speed of Light By Kapiel Raaj
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This book simplifies the aspect of time cycles in Vedic Astrology which each humans is running through throughout their lives. Certain planets are always controlling our lives for a certain period of... More > time. Depending upon the condition of that planet we understand life around us and see life through that planet's energy. Mahadashas are the most common technique in Vedic Astrology to see which past life karma is being reveled in our lives at the current moment. Once you understand this concept you will understand your dharma in current moment.< Less
Chess Workbook By William Clausen
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This new chess workbook is designed as a supplement for chess coaches to give to every student. The student will write answers in the book. The workbook follows an 18 lesson program. The first six... More > lessons, Chess 101, are designed for a person that is completely new to chess. The second six lessons, Chess 102, is designed to help a beginner learn some of the tools commonly used in chess. The third six lessons, Chess 103, is designed to help a beginner prepare for tournament play. In full this workbook contains all the foundations needed to begin playing chess. This book does not contain lessons or instructions on how to play. It is a workbook to test understanding of lesson material.< Less
Chess Intermediate Workbook By William Clausen
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This chess workbook is designed as a supplement for chess coaches. The workbook is a continuation. This book does not contain lessons or instructions on how to play. It is a workbook to test... More > understanding of lesson material. See Chess Leaders Guide for corresponding chess instructions and lesson material to this workbook.< Less
The 10 Irrefutable Laws of Horsemanship By Geoff Tucker, DVM
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An irrefutable law is a law that is impossible to deny or disprove. Gravity is an irrefutable law. We can circumvent this law if we apply power to an airplane. Then the law of lift prevails –... More > until power fails and the law of gravity takes over. With horses, there are certain laws that cannot be argued with. Often horse owners circumvent them as lift overrides gravity. But in the end, luck runs out. In this book, Laws 1 through 4 apply to the physical handling of the horse. Laws 5 through 10 are the psychological laws.< Less
SYCL 1.2 Quick Reference By Khronos Group
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This is an 8-page quick reference for the SYCL 1.2 API. SYCL for OpenCL enables developers to write in a “single-source” style using completely standard C++ code. SYCL includes templates... More > and lambda functions for higher-level application software that can be cleanly coded for acceleration on the wide range of heterogeneous OpenCL 1.2 devices. SYCL single-source programming enables host code and kernels to be in the same source file, using the same templates for both, providing a higher-level model than using OpenCL directly, but without losing performance. Developers can program at a higher level than OpenCL C, but always have access to the hand-tuned performance of OpenCL when necessary with seamless integration with existing OpenCL programs, C/C++ libraries and frameworks such as OpenMP.< Less
Mickeyisms: 30 Tips for Success By The Honorable Mickey Ibarra
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In Mickeyisms: 30 Tips for Success, The Honorable Mickey Ibarra offers powerful, simple and effective leadership lessons acquired during his 30-year career in our nation’s capital. Some are... More > standard fare like “Dream big” and “Eighty percent of success in life is just showing up.” Others are reminders that character and integrity are powerful traits of outstanding leaders. All have made a difference in his life. “Mickey is an incredible advocate for our community—not just the Latino community but for all communities of this great country. … He is a man who lives by his words— “Others may try to tear us down but we must build each other up.’” —Honorable Antonio Villaraigosa Mayor of Los Angeles (2005-2013)< Less
Vein Book By Eric Dohner
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The Ultimate Guide to Getting the Healthy, Pain-Free, Good-Looking Legs You Deserve.
Scots, A Family History By Highland Park Students
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Scots, A Family History is a collection of photos and memories of the past 100 years of Highland Park High School in Topeka Kan. This was created by students in AP Language & Composition and... More > Advanced Publications classes in celebration of the school's centennial in 2017.< Less
Vulkan 1.0 Quick Reference By Khronos Group
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This is the official 12-page reference guide for Vulkan 1.0 from the Khronos Group, which is the organization that maintains this standard. Vulkan is a unified specification that minimizes driver... More > overhead and enables multi-threaded GPU command preparation for optimal graphics and compute performance on diverse mobile, desktop, console and embedded platforms. Vulkan also provides the direct GPU control demanded by sophisticated game engines, middleware and applications with the cross vendor performance and functional portability resulting from simpler, more predictable drivers.< Less
It Only Seems Like Yesterday By Odis G. Stephenson
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These stories are based on the author's personal experience of growing up as a tenant farmer's son in North Carolina. Their straightforward style reflects the author's own memories of his boyhood.... More > The Authors says, " If this book brings joy to any one for just a moment, if it takes someone back to a simpler time, back to their own child hood, back to a time of family value, the effort of this writing will be worthwhile." For a journey into a hard but love-filled lifestyle in a simpler time and place, these heart-warming stories are sure to please.< Less
Finding Calcutta: Memoirs of a Photographer By Marie Bissell Constantin
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In 1984, Mother Teresa arrived in New Orleans to speak to a large crowd waiting in the Superdome. As Marie Bissell Constantin drove in from Baton Rouge to take her photograph, she had no idea that... More > her encounter would mark the first of many, and that one day one of her images of Mother Teresa would be unveiled in front of over three hundred thousand people for her beatification ceremony in St. Peter’s Square. In her photographic memoir, Constantin leads others through her unique journey of exploring the possibility of becoming a nun herself as she traveled to capture Mother Teresa in rare, private moments. In addition to powerful black-and-white images of Mother Teresa, Constantin shares personal stories that shine a light on the selfless life of nuns, from other religious orders, who live and work among the most abandoned people in the world.< Less
Grief and Comeback By Laura Biddle
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Grief and comeback are key issues that Rev. Laura Biddle has dealt with for years. Her wisdom will help you.
The CattlePunk Chronicles: The Outlaw Trail By Jolly Blackburn
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The Knights are the hitting the Outlaw Trail in this special action-packed collection of strips that follow their adventures in Cattle Punk the RPG. From the blood-soaked boardwalk in front of Desert... More > Gulch’s Bank to the Streets of Muskeegie, you are invited to slap leather and ride a one-eyed mare with our, um, heroes, as they blaze a trail of destruction and mayhem across B.A.’s table. Make no mistake partner, this is no mere compilation, but a “director’s cut” of your favorite western-themed strips that have appeared in Knights of the Dinner Table over the last twenty-five years — expanded, massaged and reworked with over 45 pages of all new material never seen before!< Less
Breath Upon Breath By Dan Sardinas
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Who is the Holy Spirit? Do we really need Him? I have discovered that the Holy Spirit is as vital to our spiritual life as breathing is to our physical life. The Holy Spirit is our Breath Upon Breath.
Hands Across the Water By Hudson Middle School 6 Integrity
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In 2015, Dr. Ken Cushner, Kent State University Emeritus Professor of International Education, began working with two 6th grade English Language Arts teachers from Hudson Middle School in Ohio, Beth... More > Killeen and Carla Sweitzer. The team began working together to establish a long term collaboration that would be mutually beneficial between the Orkeeswa Secondary School in Tanzania and Hudson Middle School in Ohio with a focus on enhancing the global and international mindedness of the students. In the Fall, students from both schools worked together to write international partnership stories. We now have twenty three International Partnership Stories completed by children in two countries translated into Swahili and English have traveled over 40,000 miles in this publication.< Less