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Bird Box

Bird Box [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0062259679
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Publisher: Harper Collins
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Now a Netflix film starring Sandra Bullock, Sarah Paulson, Rosa Salazar and John Malkovich! Written with the narrative tension of The Road and the exquisite terror of classic Stephen King, Bird Box is a propulsive, edge-of-your-seat horror thriller, set in an apocalyptic near-future world—a masterpiece of suspense from the brilliantly imaginative Josh Malerman. Something is out there . . . Something terrifying that must not be seen. One glimpse and a person is driven to deadly violence. No one knows what it is or where it came from. Five years after it began, a handful of scattered survivors remain, including Malorie and her two young children. Living in an abandoned house near the river, she has dreamed of fleeing to a place where they might be safe. Now, that the boy and girl are four, it is time to go. But the journey ahead will be terrifying: twenty miles downriver in a rowboat—blindfolded—with nothing to rely on but her wits and the children’s trained ears. One wrong choice and they will die. And something is following them. But is it man, animal, or monster? Engulfed in darkness, surrounded by sounds both familiar and frightening, Malorie embarks on a harrowing odyssey—a trip that takes her into an unseen world and back into the past, to the companions who once saved her. Under the guidance of the stalwart Tom, a motely group of strangers banded together against the unseen terror, creating order from the chaos. But when supplies ran low, they were forced to venture outside—and confront the ultimate question: in a world gone mad, who can really be trusted? Interweaving past and present, Josh Malerman’s breathtaking debut is a horrific and gripping snapshot of a world unraveled that will have you racing to the final page.

Malorie

Malorie [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0593156862
Author: Josh Malerman
Publisher: Del Rey
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In the “fast-paced, frightening” (The New York Times Book Review) sequel to Bird Box, the inspiration for the record-breaking Netflix film starring Sandra Bullock, bestselling author Josh Malerman brings unseen horrors to life. NOMINATED FOR THE BRAM STOKER AWARD • “Malorie is even more of a psychological thriller than Bird Box, and all the scarier for it.”—The Wall Street Journal Twelve years after Malorie and her children rowed up the river to safety, a blindfold is still the only thing that stands between sanity and madness. One glimpse of the creatures that stalk the world will drive a person to unspeakable violence. There remains no explanation. No solution. All Malorie can do is survive—and impart her fierce will to do so on her children. Don’t get lazy, she tells them. Don’t take off your blindfold. AND DON’T LOOK. But then comes what feels like impossible news. And with it, the first time Malorie has allowed herself to hope. Someone very dear to her, someone she believed dead, may be alive. Malorie has already lost so much: her sister, a house full of people who meant everything, and any chance at an ordinary life. But getting her life back means returning to a world full of unknowable horrors—and risking the lives of her children again. Because the creatures are not the only thing Malorie fears: There are the people who claim to have caught and experimented on the creatures. Murmerings of monstrous inventions and dangerous new ideas. And rumors that the creatures themselves have changed into something even more frightening. Malorie has a harrowing choice to make: to live by the rules of survival that have served her so well, or to venture into the darkness and reach for hope once more.

Bird in a Box

Bird in a Box [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0316084050
Author: Andrea Davis Pinkney
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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Bird in a Box by Andrea Davis Pinkney Book Resume:

Otis, Willie, and Hibernia are three children with a lot in common: they've all lost a loved one, they each have secret dreams, and they won't stop fighting for what they want. And they're also a lot like their hero, famed boxer Joe Louis. Throughout this moving novel, their lives gradually converge to form friendship, family, and love. Their trials and triumphs echo those of Joe Louis, as he fights to become the heavyweight boxing champion. Andrea Pinkney masterfully weaves in factual information about Joe Louis and actual radio commentary from his fights, enriching the narrative of this uniquely rendered and beautifully written novel.

The Silence

The Silence [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1781168830
Author: Tim Lebbon
Publisher: Titan Books (US, CA)
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The Silence by Tim Lebbon Book Resume:

A terror-filled story of one family and their friends, as they struggle to survive in a world overrun by ravenous creatures that hunt purely by sound... Soon to be a major motion picture.

Inspection

Inspection [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1524797006
Author: Josh Malerman
Publisher: Del Rey
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Inspection by Josh Malerman Book Resume:

Boys are being trained at one school for geniuses, girls at another. Neither knows the other exists—until now. The New York Times bestselling author of Bird Box invites you into a world of secrets and chills in a coming-of-age story like no other. NOMINATED FOR THE BRAM STOKER AWARD • “Josh Malerman is a master at unsettling you—and keeping you off-balance until the last page is turned.”—Chuck Wendig, New York Times bestselling author of Blackbirds J is a student at a school deep in a forest far away from the rest of the world. J is one of only twenty-six students, all of whom think of the school’s enigmatic founder as their father. J’s peers are the only family he has ever had. The students are being trained to be prodigies of art, science, and athletics, and their life at the school is all they know—and all they are allowed to know. But J suspects that there is something out there, beyond the pines, that the founder does not want him to see, and he’s beginning to ask questions. What is the real purpose of this place? Why can the students never leave? And what secrets is their father hiding from them? Meanwhile, on the other side of the forest, in a school very much like J’s, a girl named K is asking the same questions. J has never seen a girl, and K has never seen a boy. As K and J work to investigate the secrets of their two strange schools, they come to discover something even more mysterious: each other. Praise for Inspection “Creepy. . . a novel whose premise is also claustrophobic and unsettling, but more ambitious than that of Bird Box . . . Inspection is rich with dread and builds to a dramatic climax.”—The Washington Post “This unlikely cross between 1984 and Lord of the Flies tantalizes.”—Kirkus Reviews “Malerman builds a striking world. . . . As he did in Bird Box, Malerman’s crafted an irresistible scenario that’s rich in possibility and thematic fruit. . . . Where [Bird Box] confined us behind a blindfold, Inspection rips it off.” —The A. V. Club “A must read . . . It’s a wonderful thing, digging into a new Josh Malerman novel—no idea what to expect, no clue where his twisted mind is going to take you.”—Cemetery Dance

Pearl

Pearl [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0593237846
Author: Josh Malerman
Publisher: Del Rey
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Pearl by Josh Malerman Book Resume:

From the New York Times bestselling author of Bird Box and Malorie, Josh Malerman, comes the legend of Pearl, a strange new monster unlike any other in horror (previously published as On This, the Day of the Pig). “Daring readers should find this tale of a malevolent telepathic pig to be a memorable experience.”—Booklist (starred review) There's something strange about Walter Kopple's farm. At first it seems to be his grandson, who cruelly murders one of Walter's pigs in an act of seemingly senseless violence. But then the rumors begin—people in town whisper that Walter's grandson heard a voice that commanded him to kill. And that the voice belongs to a most peculiar creature: Walter's pig, Pearl. Walter is not sure what to believe. He knows that he's always been afraid of the strangely malevolent Pearl. But as madness and paranoia grip the town and the townspeople descend on Walter's farm with violent wrath, they begin to discover that true evil wears a human face.

Black Mad Wheel

Black Mad Wheel [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0062259709
Author: Josh Malerman
Publisher: HarperCollins
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From the author of the hit literary horror debut Bird Box (“Hitchcockian.” —USA Today) comes a chilling novel about a group of musicians conscripted by the US government to track down the source of a strange and debilitating sound The Danes—the band known as the “Darlings of Detroit”—are washed up and desperate for inspiration, eager to once again have a number one hit. That is, until an agent from the US Army approaches them. Will they travel to an African desert and track down the source of a mysterious and malevolent sound? Under the guidance of their front man, Philip Tonka, the Danes embark on a harrowing journey through the scorching desert—a trip that takes Tonka into the heart of an ominous and twisted conspiracy. Meanwhile, in a nondescript Midwestern hospital, a nurse named Ellen tends to a patient recovering from a near-fatal accident. The circumstances that led to his injuries are mysterious—and his body heals at a remarkable rate. Ellen will do the impossible for this enigmatic patient, who reveals more about his accident with each passing day. Part Heart of Darkness, part Lost, Josh Malerman’s breathtaking new novel plunges us into the depths of psychological horror, where you can’t always believe everything you hear.

Goblin

Goblin [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0593237811
Author: Josh Malerman
Publisher: Del Rey
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Goblin by Josh Malerman Book Resume:

From the New York Times bestselling author of Bird Box and Malorie comes a chilling story that revolves around a mysterious small town, revealing its sinister secrets one by one. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WALL STREET JOURNAL • “Must-read horror.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review) Goblin seems like any other ordinary small town. But with the master storyteller Josh Malerman as your tour guide, you’ll discover the secrets that hide behind its closed doors. These six novellas tell the story of a place where the rain is always falling, nighttime is always near, and your darkest fears and desires await. Welcome to Goblin. . . . A Man in Slices: A man proves his “legendary love” to his girlfriend with a sacrifice even more daring than Vincent van Gogh’s—and sends her more than his heart. Kamp: Walter Kamp is afraid of everything, but most afraid of being scared to death. As he sets traps around his home to catch the ghosts that haunt him, he learns that nothing is more terrifying than fear itself. Happy Birthday, Hunter!: A famed big-game hunter is determined to capture—and kill—the ultimate prey: the mythic Great Owl who lives in Goblin’s dark forests. But this mysterious creature is not the only secret the woods are keeping. Presto: All Peter wants is to be like his hero, Roman Emperor, the greatest magician in the world. When the famous magician comes to Goblin, Peter discovers that not all magic is just an illusion. A Mix-Up at the Zoo: The new zookeeper feels a mysterious kinship with the animals in his care . . . and finds that his work is freeing dark forces inside him. The Hedges: When his wife dies, a man builds a hedge maze so elaborate no one ever solves it—until a little girl resolves to be the first to find the mysteries that wait at its heart.

Bird House

Bird House [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1683359011
Author: Blanca Gómez
Publisher: Abrams
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Bird House by Blanca Gómez Book Resume:

A grandmother and grandchild nurse an injured bird together in this touching story about caring for all creatures, the wonder of nature, and letting go On a snowy day, a grandmother and grandchild find an injured bird. They take it home and care for it until it can fly around the living room. It is fantastic—just like everything at Abuela’s house! But a fantastic moment is also bittersweet, for the little bird’s recovery means that it’s time to let it fly free. Drawing inspiration from a formative childhood experience, Blanca Gómez crafts a deceptively simple story that is morally and emotionally resonant and is brimming with love, wonder, and a deep respect for the natural world.

Unbury Carol

Unbury Carol [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0399180176
Author: Josh Malerman
Publisher: Del Rey
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Unbury Carol by Josh Malerman Book Resume:

The New York Times bestselling author of Bird Box returns with a supernatural thriller of love, redemption, and murder. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NEWSWEEK “This one haunts you for reasons you can’t quite put your finger on. . . . [Josh Malerman] defies categories and comparisons with other writers.”—Kirkus Reviews Carol Evers is a woman with a dark secret. She has died many times . . . but her many deaths are not final: They are comas, a waking slumber indistinguishable from death, each lasting days. Only two people know of Carol’s eerie condition. One is her husband, Dwight, who married Carol for her fortune, and—when she lapses into another coma—plots to seize it by proclaiming her dead and quickly burying her . . . alive. The other is her lost love, the infamous outlaw James Moxie. When word of Carol’s dreadful fate reaches him, Moxie rides the Trail again to save his beloved from an early, unnatural grave. And all the while, awake and aware, Carol fights to free herself from the crippling darkness that binds her—summoning her own fierce will to survive. As the players in this drama of life and death fight to decide her fate, Carol must in the end battle to save herself. The haunting story of a woman literally bringing herself back from the dead, Unbury Carol is a twisted take on the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale that will stay with you long after you’ve turned the final page. Praise for Unbury Carol “Fantastically clever. A breakneck ride to save a life already lost, proving sometimes death is only the beginning.”—J. D. Barker, internationally bestselling author of The Fourth Monkey “Breathtaking and menacing . . . an intricately plotted, lyrical page-turner about love, betrayal, revenge, and the primal fear of being buried alive.”—Booklist (starred review) “Unbury Carol is a Poe story set in the weird West we all carry inside us, and it not only hits the ground running, it digs into that ground, too. About six wonderful feet.”—Stephen Graham Jones, author of Mongrels “Bleakly lyrical à la Cormac McCarthy and Flannery O’Connor.”—Library Journal (starred review) “With vivid prose and characters that leap off the page, guns a-blazing, Unbury Carol creates its own lingering legend, dragging you along like an obstinate horse toward a righteous storm of an ending.”—Delilah S. Dawson, New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Phasma

The Bird House

The Bird House [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1439164053
Author: Kelly Simmons
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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The Bird House by Kelly Simmons Book Resume:

From the critically acclaimed author of Standing Still comes a psychologically charged novel about the power and failure of family.

Through the Looking Glass

Through the Looking Glass [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3985948526
Author: Lewis Carroll
Publisher: Phoemixx Classics Ebooks
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Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll Book Resume:

Through the Looking Glass - Lewis Carroll - Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (also known as Alice Through the Looking-Glass or simply Through the Looking-Glass) is a novel published on 27 December 1871 (though indicated as 1872) by Lewis Carroll and the sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865). Alice again enters a fantastical world, this time by climbing through a mirror into the world that she can see beyond it. There she finds that, just like a reflection, everything is reversed, including logic (for example, running helps one remain stationary, walking away from something brings one towards it, chessmen are alive, nursery rhyme characters exist, and so on).

Pete Dunne on Bird Watching

Pete Dunne on Bird Watching [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0811762947
Author: Pete Dunne
Publisher: Stackpole Books
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Pete Dunne on Bird Watching by Pete Dunne Book Resume:

Birding is one of the most popular and fastest-growing outdoor activities, but it can seem intimidating for beginners who don't know where, when, or how to search for birds. Fortunately, Pete Dunne, one of the most popular and respected writers in the field, has written a guide that will help even the most casual observers identify the skills and tools they need to develop their interest in birding.

Grow Organic

Grow Organic [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0756647916
Author: DK
Publisher: Penguin
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Grow Organic by DK Book Resume:

A simpler, fresher look at the organic approach in the whole garden—not just fruit and vegetables but also herbs, flowers, shrubs,trees, as well as composting and recycling, attracting beneficial wildlife and preventing and managing pests and diseases—all organically, and all without the use of chemicals. This book is aimed more at the beginner than the original Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening (published with Rodale in 2001, so it is simpler and more concise.)

Oil Paintings from Your Garden a Guide for Beginners

Oil Paintings from Your Garden a Guide for Beginners [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9781861082466
Author: Rachel Shirley
Publisher: Rachel Shirley
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Oil Paintings from Your Garden a Guide for Beginners by Rachel Shirley Book Resume:

There's no place like home - and you can find inspiration for the most beautiful art right in your own backyard! No matter how ordinary it may at first seem, every garden has a unique character, with hidden treasures just waiting to be painted. Just think about it - no need to pack and carry materials, everything is close at hand, and beginners can experiment to their heart's content in happy privacy. Start painting, guided by these tips for buying and preparing oil paints; practical advice for setting up; innumerable sample pictures with a detailed breakdown of how they were done; and hints on creating marvelous oils from the most mundane subjects. There's advice on when to use photographs and how to make the most of available light, and pointers on improving technique and developing a personal style. You'll wonder why you ever worked anywhere else!

FantasticLand

FantasticLand [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1510709460
Author: Mike Bockoven
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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FantasticLand by Mike Bockoven Book Resume:

Since the 1970s, FantasticLand has been the theme park where “Fun is Guaranteed!” But when a hurricane ravages the Florida coast and isolates the park, the employees find it anything but fun. Five weeks later, the authorities who rescue the survivors encounter a scene of horror. Photos soon emerge online of heads on spikes outside of rides and viscera and human bones littering the gift shops, breaking records for hits, views, likes, clicks, and shares. How could a group of survivors, mostly teenagers, commit such terrible acts? Presented as a fact-finding investigation and a series of first-person interviews, FantasticLand pieces together the grisly series of events. Park policy was that the mostly college-aged employees surrender their electronic devices to preserve the authenticity of the FantasticLand experience. Cut off from the world and left on their own, the teenagers soon form rival tribes who viciously compete for food, medicine, social dominance, and even human flesh. This new social network divides the ravaged dreamland into territories ruled by the Pirates, the ShopGirls, the Freaks, and the Mole People. If meticulously curated online personas can replace private identities, what takes over when those constructs are lost? FantasticLand is a modern take on Lord of the Flies meets Battle Royale that probes the consequences of a social civilization built online. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade, Yucca, and Good Books imprints, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in fiction—novels, novellas, political and medical thrillers, comedy, satire, historical fiction, romance, erotic and love stories, mystery, classic literature, folklore and mythology, literary classics including Shakespeare, Dumas, Wilde, Cather, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

The Wonderful World of Birds - How to Make Friends With Our Feathered Friends

The Wonderful World of Birds - How to Make Friends With Our Feathered Friends [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1311621237
Author: John Davidson,Dueep J. Singh
Publisher: JD-Biz Corp Publishing
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The Wonderful World of Birds - How to Make Friends With Our Feathered Friends by John Davidson,Dueep J. Singh Book Resume:

The Wonderful World of Birds - How to Make Friends With Our Feathered Friends Table of Contents Introduction Knowing More about the Birds around You – Fun Facts of the More Common Bird Species Blackbirds Sparrows Hawks Cranes Goldfinch Ducks Blue Jays Chickadees Egrets Vultures Falcons Gulls Finches Owls The Territorial Rights of Birds How to Make Bird Houses Different Styles of Bird Houses Special Birdhouse Plans for Different Bird Species Taking Care of Your Bird Pets Feeding Your Feathered Friends Starting A Bird Watching Club Conclusion Introduction Did you know that some of the birds which people believed would never ever be extinct because they were so numerous have disappeared in the 20th and the 21st century? The last passenger pigeon, which once covered the skies of North America, died in captivity in 1904. In the same manner, it took just five years to kill off all the vultures, the Kites, the Eagles and the house sparrow (Passer Domesticus) and many other birds once common in cities, in parts of the Indian subcontinent. Blame it all on pesticides and also humans encroaching the natural habitats of birds. So why should you be interested in the wonderful world of birds, you may ask? Well, it is a well-known fact that a number of bird species are disappearing from the face of the earth, just like the Great Auk and the dodo at the rate of 10- 25 per year. So what, you may say, after all, there are so many other birds to choose from. Just calculate. 25 species going extinct per year, never to make their appearance on earth again. At this rate, we are not going to see a living bird in the next 50 to 75 years. That is reality. There may come a generation, which may ask its grandparents, “what were those silly little creatures, you called birds? We can just hear their songs on audio. What were they like to look at?” And the grandparents trying desperately to describe the magic world of birds. Imagine a world without nightingales singing in Berkeley Square, bluebirds flying over the white cliffs of Dover, peacocks in purple adorning and other such songbirds disappearing from your windowsill, garden and lives. Imagine no bird nesting in your garden or waking you up to birdsong, bright and early in the morning. So if you begin to take an interest in birds, there is a chance that you may want to help save them and your children might grow up to be keen ornithologists.

The Road

The Road [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0307267458
Author: Cormac McCarthy
Publisher: Vintage
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The Road by Cormac McCarthy Book Resume:

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • A searing, post-apocalyptic novel about a father and son's fight to survive, this "tale of survival and the miracle of goodness only adds to McCarthy's stature as a living master. It's gripping, frightening and, ultimately, beautiful" (San Francisco Chronicle). A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind. It is cold enough to crack stones, and when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the coast, although they don't know what, if anything, awaits them there. They have nothing; just a pistol to defend themselves against the lawless bands that stalk the road, the clothes they are wearing, a cart of scavenged food—and each other. The Road is the profoundly moving story of a journey. It boldly imagines a future in which no hope remains, but in which the father and his son, "each the other's world entire," are sustained by love. Awesome in the totality of its vision, it is an unflinching meditation on the worst and the best that we are capable of: ultimate destructiveness, desperate tenacity, and the tenderness that keeps two people alive in the face of total devastation.

Artful Collage from Found Objects

Artful Collage from Found Objects [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0811748499
Author: Ellen Spector Platt
Publisher: Stackpole Books
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Artful Collage from Found Objects by Ellen Spector Platt Book Resume:

How to create collage artwork by repurposing keepsakes, leftover craft projects, cutouts from magazines, and all sorts of readily available materials.

Denis the Inventor:

Denis the Inventor: [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1479774545
Author: Gennadi Ivanov
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
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Denis the Inventor: by Gennadi Ivanov Book Resume:

An extract from the review by the president of the International Association of Theory of Inventive Problem Solving, Mark Barkan: I have read Gennadiy Ivanovichs book Denis the Inventor and felt pity that I had not read it when I was 10-12 years old, but its never too late.

The Sceptical Gardener

The Sceptical Gardener [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1848319347
Author: Ken Thompson
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
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The Sceptical Gardener by Ken Thompson Book Resume:

How are birds linked to house prices? How can a gardener improve the flavour of their vegetables? Do wildflowers really thrive in poor soil? In this collection of articles from The Telegraph, biologist and gardening columnist Ken Thompson takes a scientific look at some of the greater – and lesser – questions faced by gardeners everywhere in a bid to sort the genuine wisdom from the hokum. What is the ideal temperature for a compost heap? What do bees do that improves strawberries? Why are gardeners in literature always such dummies? This is an expert’s gardening miscellany, aimed at making you not necessarily a better gardener, but probably a far more thoughtful one.

A House at the Bottom of a Lake

A House at the Bottom of a Lake [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0593237781
Author: Josh Malerman
Publisher: Del Rey
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A House at the Bottom of a Lake by Josh Malerman Book Resume:

From the New York Times bestselling author of Bird Box and Malorie comes a haunting tale of love and mystery, as the date of a lifetime becomes a maddening exploration of the depths of the heart. “Malerman expertly conjures a fairy tale nostalgia of first love, and we follow along, all too willingly, ignoring the warning signs even as the fear takes hold.”—Lit Reactor The story begins: young lovers, anxious to connect, agree to a first date, thinking outside of the box. At seventeen years old, James and Amelia can feel the rest of their lives beginning. They have got this summer and this summer alone to experience the extraordinary. But they didn’t expect to find it in a house at the bottom of a lake. The house is cold and dark, but it’s also their own. Caution be damned, until being carefree becomes dangerous. For the teens must decide: swim deeper into the house—all the while falling deeper in love? Whatever they do, they will never be able to turn their backs on what they discovered together. And what they learned: Just because a house is empty, doesn’t mean nobody’s home.

Female Agencies and Subjectivities in Film and Television

Female Agencies and Subjectivities in Film and Television [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3030561003
Author: Diğdem Sezen,Feride Çiçekoğlu,Aslı Tunç,Ebru Thwaites Diken
Publisher: Springer Nature
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Female Agencies and Subjectivities in Film and Television by Diğdem Sezen,Feride Çiçekoğlu,Aslı Tunç,Ebru Thwaites Diken Book Resume:

This volume provides an overview of the landscape of mediated female agencies and subjectivities in the last decade. In three sections, the book covers the films of women directors, television shows featuring women in lead roles, and the representational struggles of women in cultural context, with a special focus on changes in the transformative power of narratives and images across genres and platforms. This collection derives from the editors’ multi-year experiences as scholars and practitioners in the field of film and television. It is an effort that aims to describe and understand female agencies and subjectivities across screen narratives, gather scholars from around the world to generate timely discussions, and inspire fellow researchers and practitioners of film and television.

DK Eyewitness Books: Bird

DK Eyewitness Books: Bird [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0756667585
Author: David Burnie
Publisher: Penguin
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DK Eyewitness Books: Bird by David Burnie Book Resume:

The most trusted nonfiction series on the market, Eyewitness Books provide an in-depth, comprehensive look at their subjects with a unique integration of words and pictures. DK's classic look at the world of birds.

One Wild Bird at a Time

One Wild Bird at a Time [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 054438640X
Author: Bernd Heinrich
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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One Wild Bird at a Time by Bernd Heinrich Book Resume:

Unique encounters with wild birds from the acclaimed scientist and “a dedicated watcher happy to knock down the fourth wall of zoology” (The Wall Street Journal). In his modern classics One Man’s Owl and Mind of the Raven, Bernd Heinrich has written memorably about his relationships with wild ravens and a great horned owl. In One Wild Bird at a Time, Heinrich returns to his great love: close, day-to-day observations of individual wild birds. There are countless books on bird behavior, but Heinrich argues that some of the most amazing bird behaviors fall below the radar of what most birds do in aggregate. Heinrich’s “passionate observations [that] superbly mix memoir and science” lead to fascinating questions—and sometimes startling discoveries (The New York Times Book Review). A great crested flycatcher, while bringing food to the young in their nest, is attacked by the other flycatcher nearby. Why? A pair of Northern flickers hammering their nest-hole into the side of Heinrich’s cabin deliver the opportunity to observe the feeding competition between siblings, and to make a related discovery about nest-cleaning. One of a clutch of redstart warbler babies fledges out of the nest from twenty feet above the ground, and lands on the grass below. It can’t fly. What will happen next? Heinrich “looks closely, with his trademark ‘hands-and-knees science’ at its most engaging, [delivering] what can only be called psychological marvels of knowing” (The Boston Globe). “An engaging memoir of the opportunities for doing scientific research without leaving one’s own backyard.”—Kirkus Reviews

Get, Set, GO! Sustainability

Get, Set, GO! Sustainability [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1909101133
Author: Anthony David
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
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Get, Set, GO! Sustainability by Anthony David Book Resume:

Get Set GO! Sustainability covers a wide range of sustainable options that Children's Centres and early years setting can pick up and start with. Ithis book is aimed at those who are new to sustainability and those who are looking to enhance their sustainable status with some new ideas. Set out in an accessible style, you can dip into the book at any page, as each page is set out in a range of helpful headings to get you going as soon as possible.

The Complete Book of Birdhouse Construction for Woodworkers

The Complete Book of Birdhouse Construction for Woodworkers [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0486140318
Author: Scott D. Campbell
Publisher: Courier Corporation
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The Complete Book of Birdhouse Construction for Woodworkers by Scott D. Campbell Book Resume:

Detailed instructions, illustrations, and tables for building 7 attractive, sturdy, and genuinely inhabitable birdhouses. Also data on bird habitats and instinct patterns. Bibliography. 3 tables. 63 illustrations in 15 figures.

Sleight of Hand: A Practical Manual of Legerdemain for Amateurs & Others

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Author: Edwin Thomas Sachs
Publisher: Good Press
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Sleight of Hand: A Practical Manual of Legerdemain for Amateurs & Others by Edwin Thomas Sachs Book Resume:

"Sleight of Hand: A Practical Manual of Legerdemain for Amateurs & Others" by Edwin Thomas Sachs. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

The Garden Birds of Feathers Territory

The Garden Birds of Feathers Territory [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1491879130
Author: Lorraine Pinder
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The Garden Birds of Feathers Territory by Lorraine Pinder Book Resume:

On a lovely autumn day in a quiet neighbourhood village, Feathers Territory is formed after some garden birds discover that seeds and nuts have been set out for them in most of the back gardens. This is a welcoming sight for the birds as they are aware that winter is approaching. The winter is very harsh. The garden birds soon learn they have to survive and occupy themselves in the very cold and snowy weather. Their life is never boring. They make use of all the facilities in the gardens and learn how to fend off their unwelcoming enemies. How do the garden birds manage to survive the winter?

Zoo Renewal

Zoo Renewal [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1452941610
Author: Lisa Uddin
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
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Zoo Renewal by Lisa Uddin Book Resume:

Why do we feel bad at the zoo? In a fascinating counterhistory of American zoos in the 1960s and 1970s, Lisa Uddin revisits the familiar narrative of zoo reform, from naked cages to more naturalistic enclosures. She argues that reform belongs to the story of cities and feelings toward many of their human inhabitants. In Zoo Renewal, Uddin demonstrates how efforts to make the zoo more natural and a haven for particular species reflected white fears about the American city—and, pointedly, how the shame many visitors felt in observing confined animals drew on broader anxieties about race and urban life. Examining the campaign against cages, renovations at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. and the San Diego Zoo, and the cases of a rare female white Bengal tiger and a collection of southern white rhinoceroses, Uddin unpacks episodes that challenge assumptions that zoos are about other worlds and other creatures and expand the history of U.S. urbanism. Uddin shows how the drive to protect endangered species and to ensure larger, safer zoos was shaped by struggles over urban decay, suburban growth, and the dilemmas of postwar American whiteness. In so doing, Zoo Renewal ultimately reveals how feeling bad, or good, at the zoo is connected to our feelings about American cities and their residents.

The Wildlife Gardener

The Wildlife Gardener [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1526712911
Author: Kate Bradbury
Publisher: Grub Street Publishers
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The Wildlife Gardener by Kate Bradbury Book Resume:

Create wildlife habitats and attract birds, bees, and other creatures to your very own garden: “A must-have for any gardening library.” —Gardeners World Filled with beautiful photos, this book is a practical guide for anyone who wants to make a home for wildlife in their garden—even if they don’t have a lot of space. Divided into sections on shelter, food, and water, it includes: *advice on the best nectar and pollen plants to grow *dos and don’ts of bird feeding *information on organic methods of pest control *ten projects—with step-by-step pictures—that will help encourage wildlife, such as creating a bumblebee nester, making a green roof, and building a hedgehog box Also included is a mini field guide, which will help you identify the birds and other creatures you’re likely to spot in your garden. The Wildlife Gardener gives tips on particular species, explaining what to look out for and how to cater for specific birds, mammals, bees, butterflies, moths, and pond life. “A joyous book.” —Alan Titchmarsh, author of My Secret Garden

Caixa de Pássaros: Bird Box

Caixa de Pássaros: Bird Box [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 8580576539
Author: Josh Malerman
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Caixa de Pássaros: Bird Box by Josh Malerman Book Resume:

Livro com mais de 170 mil exemplares vendidos no Brasil é inspiração para novo lançamento da Netflix. Com uma trama cheia de suspense e terror psicológico, Caixa de pássaros explora a essência do medo em um mundo pós-apocalíptico. Quatro anos depois de as mortes terem começado, há poucos sobreviventes em Michigan. Malorie e seus dois filhos pequenos estão entre eles. O trio faz parte do grupo que tenta resistir em um mundo no qual abrir os olhos pode ser fatal. Vivendo em uma casa abandonada, Malorie e os filhos não sabem o que se passa do lado de fora. Sempre com as janelas e portas cobertas e sem comunicação com o exterior, o local é uma área isolada no meio do caos. Até o momento em que uma misteriosa neblina atinge a região e Malorie toma uma decisão que adiou por muito tempo. Após quatro anos trancados, Malorie e as crianças fogem da casa em um barco a remo na esperança de encontrar um lugar distante do surto que matou todos ao seu redor. De olhos tapados, os três encaram uma viagem assustadora rumo ao desconhecido. Em julho de 2017 foi divulgado que a Netflix havia adquirido os direitos de adaptação do thriller. Posteriormente, alguns nomes do elenco foram apresentados, como Sandra Bullock, Sarah Paulson e John Malkovich. O filme, que tem roteiro adaptado por Eric Heisserer, de A chegada, e direção da cineasta dinamarquesa Susanne Bier, é aguardado com muita expectativa.

Bird Census Techniques

Bird Census Techniques [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0080984509
Author: Colin J. Bibby,Neil D. Burgess,David A. Hill
Publisher: Academic Press
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Bird Census Techniques by Colin J. Bibby,Neil D. Burgess,David A. Hill Book Resume:

Wild birds are counted for a wide variety of reasons and by a bewildering array of methods. However, detailed descriptions of the techniques used and the rationale adopted are scattered in the literature, and the newcomer to bird census work or the experienced bird counter in search of a wider view, may well have difficulty in coming to grips with the subject as a whole. While not an end in itself, numerical and distributional census work is a fundamental part of many scientific and conservation studies, and one in which the application of given standards is vital if results are not to be distorted or applied in a misleading way. This book provides a concise guide to the various census techniques and to the opportunities and pitfalls which each entails. The common methods are described in detail, and illustrated through an abundance of diagrams showing examples of actual and theoretical census studies. Anyone with a bird census job to plan should be able to select the method best suited to the study at hand, and to apply it to best effect within the limits inherent in it and the constraints of the particular study. The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds and the British Trust for Ornithology have for many years pioneered the collaboration of amateurs and professionals in various census studies. Three members of their staff, each with extensive field experience, now pool the knowledge of these investigations to lay the groundwork for sound census work in future years.

Birds and Forestry

Birds and Forestry [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1408137666
Author: Mark Avery,Roderick Leslie
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
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Birds and Forestry by Mark Avery,Roderick Leslie Book Resume:

The conflict between forestry and nature conservation has, in recent years, become a major environmental issue. The planting of large tracts of land with exotic conifers and the resulting disturbance of existing plant and animal communities has polarized the debate, each camp believing that it holds the most rational view. This book tackles the issues, and represents a step toward achieving prudent land planning.

The Ghosts of Sleath

The Ghosts of Sleath [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1447294602
Author: James Herbert
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
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The Ghosts of Sleath by James Herbert Book Resume:

Can a ghost haunt a ghost? Can the dead reach out and touch the living? Can ancient evil be made manifest? These are the questions that confront investigator David Ash in James Herbert's The Ghosts of Sleath, when Ash is sent to the picturesque village of Sleath in the Chiltern Hills to look into mysterious reports of mass hauntings. What he discovers is a terrified community gripped by horrors and terrorized by ghosts from the ancient village's long history. As each dark secret is unveiled and terrible, malign forces are unleashed, he will fear for his very sanity. Sleath. Where the dead will walk the streets.

The Wildlife Pond Book

The Wildlife Pond Book [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1472958314
Author: Jules Howard
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
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The Wildlife Pond Book by Jules Howard Book Resume:

Ponds are vital oases for nature. They are nursery grounds, feeding stops and bathing spots. They are genetic superhighways and vibrant ecosystems each brimming with life, interactions and potential. And they are for everyone. In The Wildlife Pond Book, Jules Howard offers a fresh perspective on ponds and encourages gardeners to reach for a garden spade and do something positive to benefit our shared neighbourhood nature. As well as offering practical tips and advice on designing, planting up and maintaining your pond, Jules encourages readers to explore the wildlife that colonises it with a torch, a microscope or a good old-fashioned pond-dipping net. With a foreword by award-winning wildlife-gardening author, Kate Bradbury, this helpful new guide includes a section outlining the hundreds of organisms that may turn up in your pond and is packed with creative ideas that have been tried and tested by author Jules Howard, an avid pond-builder, prolific pond-dipper and passionate voice for freshwater conservation for more than fifteen years. So, no matter how big your outdoor space is, The Wildlife Pond Book is the guide you need to create your very own haven for nature.

Bird Life

Bird Life [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1510724508
Author: Frank Michler Chapman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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Bird Life by Frank Michler Chapman Book Resume:

From the sparrow to the starling, the woodpecker to the warbler, the eagle to the egret, and every species in between, birds are some of the most plentiful and most diverse creatures in North America. Soaring high above us, these winged beauties have long been a source of fascination and enchantment. While dozens of studies and field guides have been written, few provide a better-rounded overview of the denizens of the sky than Frank Michler Chapman’s Bird Life. First published in 1897, over a century later Bird Life stills provides insightful observations about dozens of species of birds native to North America. A pioneer in the study of natural history and ornithology, Frank Chapman writes with scientific prowess and an expert’s eye in regards to bird anatomy, migratory patterns, mating habits, and habitat choice. Describing species from across the continent, Bird Life is a true testament to one of the nation’s most beloved creatures.

Man in the Box

Man in the Box [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1101664894
Author: Thomas Moran
Publisher: Penguin
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Man in the Box by Thomas Moran Book Resume:

The Lukassers seem to be an ordinary Austrian family. Dr. Robert Weiss had passed through their village years ago, a stranger. He rented a room from them for the night. Niki Lukasser was a baby then, fighting the fever of appendicitis. Dr. Weiss saved Niki's life that night, and accepted no payment. It was just what you did for another human being. Years later, Dr. Weiss appears again at the door. It is 1943, and he is asking to be hidden from the Germans. This also, it now appears to Niki, is just what you do for another human being. Mr. Lukasser walls Dr. Weiss into the barn loft. Then begins, beneath the quiet surface of Sankt Vero, a chain of powerful transformations.

The Routledge Companion to the Environmental Humanities

The Routledge Companion to the Environmental Humanities [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1317660196
Author: Ursula K. Heise,Jon Christensen,Michelle Niemann
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
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The Routledge Companion to the Environmental Humanities by Ursula K. Heise,Jon Christensen,Michelle Niemann Book Resume:

The Routledge Companion to the Environmental Humanities provides a comprehensive, transnational, and interdisciplinary map to the field, offering a broad overview of its founding principles while providing insight into exciting new directions for future scholarship. Articulating the significance of humanistic perspectives for our collective social engagement with ecological crises, the volume explores the potential of the environmental humanities for organizing humanistic research, opening up new forms of interdisciplinarity, and shaping public debate and policies on environmental issues. Sections cover: The Anthropocene and the Domestication of Earth Posthumanism and Multispecies Communities Inequality and Environmental Justice Decline and Resilience: Environmental Narratives, History, and Memory Environmental Arts, Media, and Technologies The State of the Environmental Humanities The first of its kind, this companion covers essential issues and themes, necessarily crossing disciplines within the humanities and with the social and natural sciences. Exploring how the environmental humanities contribute to policy and action concerning some of the key intellectual, social, and environmental challenges of our times, the chapters offer an ideal guide to this rapidly developing field.

Everything Is Cinema

Everything Is Cinema [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1429924314
Author: Richard Brody
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
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Everything Is Cinema by Richard Brody Book Resume:

A landmark biography explores the crucial resonances among the life, work, and times of one of the most influential filmmakers of our age When Jean-Luc Godard wed the ideals of filmmaking to the realities of autobiography and current events, he changed the nature of cinema. Unlike any earlier films, Godard's work shifts fluidly from fiction to documentary, from criticism to art. The man himself also projects shifting images—cultural hero, fierce loner, shrewd businessman. Hailed by filmmakers as a—if not the—key influence on cinema, Godard has entered the modern canon, a figure as mysterious as he is indispensable. In Everything Is Cinema, critic Richard Brody has amassed hundreds of interviews to demystify the elusive director and his work. Paying as much attention to Godard's technical inventions as to the political forces of the postwar world, Brody traces an arc from the director's early critical writing, through his popular success with Breathless, to the grand vision of his later years. He vividly depicts Godard's wealthy conservative family, his fluid politics, and his tumultuous dealings with women and fellow New Wave filmmakers. Everything Is Cinema confirms Godard's greatness and shows decisively that his films have left their mark on screens everywhere.