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Dreamcatcher

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From master storyteller Stephen King comes his classic #1 New York Times bestseller about four friends who encounter evil in the Maine woods. Twenty-five years ago, in their haunted hometown of Derry, Maine, four boys bravely stood together and saved a mentally challenged child from vicious local bullies. It was something that fundamentally changed them, in ways they could never begin to understand. These lifelong friends—now with separate lives and separate problems—make it a point to reunite every year for a hunting trip deep in the snowy Maine woods. This time, though, chaos erupts when a stranger suddenly stumbles into their camp, freezing, deliriously mumbling about lights in the sky. And all too quickly, the four companions are plunged into a horrifying struggle for survival with an otherworldly threat and the forces that oppose it...where their only chance of survival is locked into their shared past—and the extraordinary element that bonds them all...

Space 2.0

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Author: Rod Pyle
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We're on the cusp of new era in the great adventure of space exploration. More than a half-century ago, humanity first hurled objects into space, and almost 50 years ago, astronauts first walked on the moon. Since then, we have explored Earth's orbit with shuttles, capsules, and space stations; sent robots to Mars, Venus, Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn, and Uranus; sampled a comet; sent telescopes into orbit; and charted most of our own planet. What does the future hold? In Space 2.0, space historian Rod Pyle, in collaboration with the National Space Society, will give you an inside look at the next few decades of spaceflight and long-term plans for exploration, utilization, and settlement. No longer the exclusive domain of government entities such as NASA and other national agencies, space exploration is rapidly becoming privatized, with entrepreneurial startups building huge rocket boosters, satellites, rocket engines, asteroid probes, prospecting craft, and even commercial lunar cargo landers to open this new frontier. Research into ever more sophisticated propulsion and life support systems will soon enable the journey to Mars and destinations deeper in our solar system. As these technologies continue to move forward, there are virtually no limits to human spaceflight and robotic exploration. While the world has waited since the Apollo lunar program for the next "giant leap," these critical innovations, most of which are within our grasp with today's technology, will change the way we live, both in space and on Earth. A new space age—and with it, a new age of peace and prosperity on Earth, and settlement beyond our planet—can be ours. Speaking with key leaders of the latest space programs and innovations, Pyle shares the excitement and promise of this new era of exploration and economic development. From NASA and the Russian space agency Roscosmos, to emerging leaders in the private sector such as SpaceX, Blue Origin, Moon Express, Virgin Galactic, and many others, Space 2.0 examines the new partnerships that are revolutionizing spaceflight and changing the way we reach for the stars.

A Really Awesome Mess

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Author: Trish Cook,Brendan Halpin
Publisher: Carolrhoda Lab ®
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Two teenagers. Two very bumpy roads taken that lead to Heartland Academy. After his parents' divorce, Justin is on rocky mental ground. But when a handful of Tylenol lands him in the hospital, he has really hit rock bottom. A scandalous photo of Emmy leads to vicious rumors around school, but things get worse when she threatens the boy who started it all on Facebook. Justin and Emmy arrive at Heartland Academy, a reform school that will force them to deal with their issues. Along the way they will find a ragtag group of teens who are just as broken, stubborn, and full of sarcasm as themselves. A funny, sad, and remarkable story, A Really Awesome Mess is a journey of friendship and self-discovery.

The Truck Stop

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Author: Richard Seveska
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Lost on Earth or Fateful Love

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Author: Lily Alex
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Can angels and demons fall in love and act like ordinary people? This is a romantic thriller about love adventures of angels, demons, and humans in the "real" life. Can Love bring happiness or problems and troubles only? This is a romantic story. If you do not believe in strong feelings, do not read it. But this also is an action-filled book that will capture your attention until you finish reading. What if your loved one was brutally murdered? This book contains cruel events, strong language, violence, some sexual situations. It is just like real life after all. In this fantasy story Love and loss, miracles and actions are tied together. In this book no sin goes without a punishment, however, no prayer goes without a response. All the time the heroes have to make their choice. She wants him, she gets him, she loses him, she wins him. He can not control her. These are a few love stories. The heroes love and help each other, they are brawling and fighting, they split up and make up, they are ready to die for each other, and even death can not separate them. Evil is interminable, but Love always wins! In the books by Lily Alex you will find: Horror, suspense, terror, thriller, hatred, dark, adventure, adventures, movie, mysticism, mystic, mystical, mystery, spiritual, sacred, magic, spirit, blood, bloody, blood-spattered, demon, demons, Lucifer, Devil, violent, brutal, horrific, shock, assassinate, murderer, massacre, killer, death, kill, slay, slaughter, killing, supernatural, paranormal, weird, bizarre, death, Hell, Torture, Misery, Torment, Agony, psychic, dreadful, chilling, dark, crime, spirituality, eerie, unworldly, violence, aggression, violent, odd, abnormal, immoral, evil, unusual, creepy, gory, Agony, Anguish, nightmare, nightmares, chilling, frightening, scary, terrifying, nerve-racking, shocking, panicky, panic, terror, Horror, suspense, terror, thriller, hatred, dark adventure, adventures, movie, mysticism, mystic, mystical, mystery, spiritual, sacred, magic, spirit, blood, bloody, blood-spattered, demon, demons, Lucifer, Devil, violent, brutal, horrific, shock, assassinate, murderer, massacre, killer, death, kill, slay, slaughter, killing, supernatural, paranormal, weird, bizarre, death, Hell, Torture, Misery,Torment, Agony, psychic, dreadful, chilling, dark, crime, spirituality, eerie, unworldly, violence, aggression, violent, odd, abnormal, immoral, evil, unusual, creepy, gory, Agony, Anguish, nightmare, nightmares, chilling, frightening,scary, terrifying, nerve-racking, shocking, panicky, panic, terror, romantic, love story, love, lover, affair, faith, girlfriend, girl, girls, woman, women, true based, man, men, book, books, read online, free, free love, affection,feeling, feelings, suffer, suffering, love sufferings, fiction, imaginary tale, romantic, romance novel, love story, love, lover, affair, faith, girlfriend, girl, girls, female, womens, man, men, book, books, read online, free, free love, affection, feeling, feelings, suffer, suffering, love sufferings, fantasy, saga, true-life, boyfriend, boyfriends, gigolo, escort, wife, husband, family, family, son, daughter, parents, children, childrens, Russia, Russian, Russians, USA, U.S.A, United States, freebies, freedom, idealistic, loving, yarn, dreamy, affectionate, devoted, caring, keen, affectionate, tender, adoring, amorous, faithful, keen, jealousy, jealous, love, lover, lovers, love story, stories, Russian, Russians, Lily Alex, Horror, suspense, terror, thriller, hatred, dark, adventure, adventures, movie, mysticism, mystic, mystical, mystery, spiritual, sacred, magic, spirit, blood, bloody, blood-spattered, demon, demons, Lucifer, Satan, Devil, violent, brutal, horrific, shock, assassinate, murderer, massacre, killer, death, kill, slay, slaughter, killing, supernatural, paranormal, weird, bizarre, death, Hell, Torture, Misery, Torment, Agony, psychic, dreadful, chil

Earth’s Farthest Bounds

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Author: Barry Blackstone
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
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Earth’s Farthest Bounds by Barry Blackstone Book Resume:

Return for a fifth time with Pastor Blackstone to the fabled land of India and discover more biblical precepts and life-changing concepts as he travels again with his good friend Shibu Simon to "earth's farthest bounds." This time the Maine pastor will speak at three Indian graduations in three days in two different Indian states, witness a baptism in a cattle trough, get up close and personal with a temple elephant that had just blessed a house, and travel through eight Indian states in ten days while journeying the length and breadth of India in a four-thousand-mile odyssey. That odyssey will include visiting the Taj Mahal by water, the Red Fort of Agra, the Golden Temple of the Sikhs, a hostel in Delhi, and the guru caves of Udayagiri. Experience your first cycle rickshaw ride in Amritsar, your first rural hospital in Uttar Pradesh, your fifth Indian train ride through Haryana, and a surprising side-trip to Orissa. These encounters and experiences will cause you to think what is possible if you step out of your comfort zone and journey to "earth's farthest bounds" on business for the King of Kings and the Lord of Lords--Jesus Christ!

Whisper to the Blood

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Author: Dana Stabenow
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New York Times bestseller Dana Stabenow returns to her enormously popular Kate Shugak series with Whipser to the Blood Inside Alaska's biggest national park, around the town of Niniltna, a gold mining company has started buying up land. The residents of the Park are uneasy. "But gold is up to nine hundred dollars an ounce" is the refrain of Talia Macleod, the popular Alaskan skiing champ the company has hired to improve their relations with Alaskans and pave the way for the mine's expansion. And she promises much-needed jobs to the locals. But before she can make her way to every village in the area to present her case at town meetings and village breakfasts, there are two brutal murders, including that of a long-standing mine opponent. The investigation into those deaths falls to Trooper Jim Chopin and, as usual, he needs Kate to help him get to the heart of the matter. Between those deaths and a series of attacks on snowmobilers up the Kanuyaq River, not to mention the still-open homicide of Park villain Louis Deem last year, part-time P.I. and newly elected chairman of the Niniltna Native Association Kate Shugak has her hands very much full. Dana Stabenow's Kate Shugak series continues to be beloved among crime fiction fans, but also provides a fascinating window into life and death in Alaska.

Earth's Survivors: The Nation

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Author: Dell Sweet,A L Sweet
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The survivors are on the road looking for a place to begin again... Mike awoke before dawn. He lay quietly, feeling the heat from Candace's body where it pressed up against his, and thinking about what the future might be. The first thing he had thought was that whatever had happened to the world would be made right. That somewhere there was someone still in charge, and eventually that person would get everything back on track. The world would be fun again. Television, phones, electricity, the Internet, the mortgage on his house, all of it. That turned out to be a pipe dream. The whole idea had dissipated quickly. Even so, when they had finally started out, he had held out some hope, and they hadn't come far, but Jeff and his people had, and it was the same everywhere. There was no man sitting in an office somewhere waiting to get everything back in shape, and if there was, he would have to be a complete idiot, because he'd be waiting an awfully long time. The dead woman Jeff had told him about bothered him a great deal. He had remembered a day he had gone out, after things had fallen apart. He had heard airplanes in the night. In the morning, there was some sort of blue liquid they had sprayed all over the city. He had wondered about that. Why? What was it? And the bodies in the market... Had it been dogs? Had it been dogs that had been... eating them? There was no nice way to look at it, or put it. If Jeff was crazy... But he wasn't. He seemed as sane as any of them did. No. He couldn't write it off to crazy or not crazy. He obviously believed what he saw. He had to mark it down to... To what? He asked himself. To... Candace stirred and pressed closer to him, and then settled back down. Gray light began to creep into the room. He could see the outline of her body. The movement, the light seeping into the room, sent his thoughts along an entirely different line. For the last two days he had found himself thinking in an entirely new direction. All the old shit is gone, and that's okay. He didn't care at all if he never saw electricity again. In fact, he'd rather not have it, and even if there was a way to fix it all, he didn't want to go back. He was positive, in fact, that they couldn't go back, none of them, was positive he wouldn't be able to live that way again, when less than a month ago his entire life, his entire focus, was wrapped up in the old way. Hadn't he been watching the countdown show for the end of the world? Reality TV every night? The big party for the end of the world? And really, that had simply been a joke. Nobody, at least most people, didn't believe the world was going anywhere. It was just another thing to occupy the head. Even the terminology, World Ending, was bullshit. The world did not end. We think so highly of ourselves that we believe that the end of society means the end of the world, and I guess it did for us... some of us. But the end of the world? No. The world will go on and on when we are nothing at all but dust upon the ground. Now it really was gone, and not only didn't he miss it, he didn't want it to come back. He didn't want to chase across half of what had been the United States looking for some semblance of the old world. His mind was at rest; he was happy. He allowed one hand to stroke the length of Candace's body. Very happy, he decided. Candace stirred again. One of her own hands came down his side, across his abdomen, searching.

Nevada's Teamsters, Truckers & Truck Stops

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Author: Jerry Aaron
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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This is a chronicle of trucking in the Silver State begins with the Teamsters of the late 1800s and follows the transportation trail as it progressed from bullwhacker to throttle jockey. It provides an insight into the building of Nevada-based trucking companies and is a narrative of early trucking The book will place the reader in the cab of a trucking time machine that covers over a hundred and fifty years of Nevada’s transportation industry.

Earth's Survivors: Home in the Valley

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Author: Geo Dell,Andrea Scroggs
Publisher: Wendell Sweet
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Earth's Survivors: Home in the Valley by Geo Dell,Andrea Scroggs Book Resume:

The roads were bad. Much worse than they had been and good fuel was tough to find. It was even tough to tell if it was good fuel. It all burned, but the vehicles were severely under-powered and knocked and pinged with the bad stuff. Even so the roadway itself was the worst of it. In the hot, humid climate the vegetation was growing like crazy. Kudzu was everywhere. Creeping across the road from side to side. Climbing the trees. Draped from whatever power lines and poles still remained. So thick in places that it was tough to tell what the vines had covered or climbed in the first place. It was like driving through some futuristic jungle, Mike had thought. And that had made him laugh because it actually was a futuristic jungle. They came upon a huge mall on the outskirts of another city an hour or so after they had left the biker behind. One of the anchors was a huge national home improvement chain store. They stopped on the highway and checked out the store from there. There seemed, at first, to be no dead anywhere near it. Maybe inside, but Mike had doubted that too because of the steep sided ravine that circled the store building. The store sat on a near island. Behind, and on both sides, a steep sided, red earth ravine plunged down a good fifty feet. The rains, a flash flood, something had taken away all the earth surrounding the store on three sides. Leaving a deep sink hole, with just the area of pavement that fronted the store still whole. As they came closer they could see that there were several dead in the ravine, some lying down, others pacing back and forth in the prison the ravine made. The sides were soft crumbly red dirt with no way out. As he watched the same zombie tried a half dozen times to crawl up the embankment and out. Five or six feet up she would begin to slide back, ending up in a heap at the bottom each time. It seemed to infuriate her, and the last time she fell she turned and attacked one of the others that had been wandering back and forth. Her fury was out of control. The other tried to run, but she chased him down and pulled him limb from limb, finally leaving him scrabbling along the ground, entrails dragging along behind him as he crawled. “Like a trap,” Adam said as he came up beside Mike.” “Jesus... I had no idea they were so crazy... So... Strong.” Mike said. “One your size is at least twice your strength.” Adam nodded when Mike shook his head, and then turned back to the store. “Good thing is, there isn't likely going to be any inside of the store.” There was a large area of pavement in front of the store that was untouched. More than big enough to drive the trucks across and park on. One part of the concrete slab that the store rested on extended out over the ravine at one end of the building. They pulled down into the mall and over to the store front.

Life As We Knew It

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Author: Susan Beth Pfeffer
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer Book Resume:

I guess I always felt even if the world came to an end, McDonald’s still would be open. High school sophomore Miranda’s disbelief turns to fear in a split second when an asteroid knocks the moon closer to Earth, like "one marble hits another." The result is catastrophic. How can her family prepare for the future when worldwide tsunamis are wiping out the coasts, earthquakes are rocking the continents, and volcanic ash is blocking out the sun? As August turns dark and wintery in northeastern Pennsylvania, Miranda, her two brothers, and their mother retreat to the unexpected safe haven of their sunroom, where they subsist on stockpiled food and limited water in the warmth of a wood-burning stove. Told in a year’s worth of journal entries, this heart-pounding story chronicles Miranda’s struggle to hold on to the most important resource of all—hope—in an increasingly desperate and unfamiliar world. An extraordinary series debut! Susan Beth Pfeffer has written several companion novels to Life As We Knew It, including The Dead and the Gone, This World We Live In, and The Shade of the Moon.

Earth, the Musical

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Author: Jan St Louis
Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing
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Rollie Moon expects nothing more than a full tank of gas when he pulls his Saturn into the Flying J truck stop. Instead, he ends up being conscripted to help the inhabitants of Orion's Belt thwart an invasion by Eridanusans.

Earth's Survivors America the Dead: Begins the End

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Author: Dell Sweet
Publisher: Wendell Sweet
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When a catastrophic natural disaster looms on the near horizon, the government releases an airborne virus designed to make the human race tougher, better able to survive. It was developed for soldiers to make them better able to fight, go longer without food and water, and increase their strength. In its virus host it bonds itself to our own cells and helps them to regenerate at an advanced rate, so that even if you die you can rise again. In non combat field tests the soldiers become aware of this, they called the phenomenon Overclocking and looked at it in a positive light. How could you look negatively at being able to live forever? A quick shot of the antidote after the heart had begun to beat again and the virus seemed to slip into remission, leaving a healed body the would come out of the virus induced coma in a few days once again its own. But the virus does something the governments didn't consider, it never stops working, never truly becomes dormant. Even after the body has ceased any real life, the virus lives on, rebuilding it's host in a new and potentially indestructible way. Days later, what was dead becomes alive once more. In this book those closest to Project Bluechip begin to pick up the pieces of their world and get themselves to safety. They have heard rumors of a place in the South that might offer safety, but getting there may require a price that is far too high to pay...

Earth's Survivors: Rising from the Ashes

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Author: Dell Sweet,A. L. Sweet
Publisher: NetReadz
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The end has come for most of the world's population. Small groups of survivors are picking up the pieces... Learning to live again... When the sun began to peek over the top of the ridge on the opposite shore of the Black river, everyone filed out to the two remaining trucks. It had been decided that Mike and Jan would stay behind while the others went in search of the stolen truck. They switched on and tested two sets of F.M. radios. “The range is normally only about two miles or so, but it’s not like there’s anything to interfere with them anymore,” Tom said. “We’ll take three with us, and you keep the other here to monitor us, or if they come back here,” Tom finished. “Do you think that’s a possibility?” Janet Dove asked. “I doubt it, Dear,” Bob told her with a reassuring smile. “It’s just to be safe.” Mike walked over to Candace. Her eyes met his. He kissed her softly, and her arms slipped around him. “Don’t worry,” she whispered, “I’ll be careful. And I’ll make sure they’re careful.” She kissed him and pulled back. Mike stared at the face of the two way radio for a long second and then watched her get into the Suburban. Bob got into the front seat with her. Her eyes met his once more, and she smiled reassuringly, then started the Suburban and fell in behind Tom as he drove the big State truck out across the pavement. Mike and Janet stood quietly as the two trucks drove away. Neither of them wanted to go back inside the cave. The sun was up and warming the old asphalt of the road where it passed in front of the cave, and what little snow remained was already beginning to melt. “Left here,” The radio squawked. It sounded like Lydia. “Behind you,” came an answer that sounded like Bob. Mike shifted the 30-30 Deer rifle he held in one hand and thumbed off the strap that held his Nine Millimeter in his web holster. Janet Dove grimaced and then thumbed the safety off the shotgun she was holding. A short clip protruded from the base of the shotgun, just forward of the trigger. She had two more clips in a small pouch on her side, as well as a fully loaded Three Eighty in a tooled leather side holster she wore. What must we look like, Mike thought. Aloud he said, “They’ll be fine.” “Really?” Janet Dove asked. “I truly hope so. I truly do.” ~ The next twenty minutes went by slowly. Occasional squawks of directions came from the radio, and in the distance the sound of both trucks could still be heard. The silence broke all at once. The radio squealed in Mike’s hand. One word jumped clearly from the static… “Jesus!”… Mike couldn’t tell from whom. A crashing sound accompanied it, and in the far distance gunfire erupted in the still, previously quiet morning air. The squeal from the radio abruptly cut off and it fell back to low static. In the distance the sound of gunfire continued for what seemed like ten minutes, but was probably no more than thirty or forty seconds in reality. Mike keyed the radio, “Candace,” he screamed. “Candace?” Gunfire broke out again in the distance. The fast… POP, POP, POP of semi automatic gunfire, but the sharp crack of a heavy rifle too. No answer came back over the radio. Janet Dove made a small strangled sound in the back of her throat and a low sob slipped from her mouth. “No, God, no,” she whispered.

The Bible Speaks On Miracles And Providence

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Author: Kevin Townsend
Publisher: Kevin Townsend
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The Bible Speaks On Miracles And Providence by Kevin Townsend Book Resume:

An in-depth look into the Bible definition of miracles and divine providence. The book provides how the Bible defines these words and concepts as well as what they are designed, by God, to do. It also contrasts and compares these two concepts with each other.

The Quiet Earth

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Author: Craig Harrison
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John Hobson, a geneticist, wakes one morning to find his watch stopped at 6.12. The streets are deserted, there are no signs of life or death anywhere, and every clock he finds has stopped: at 6.12. Is Hobson the last person left on the planet? Inventive and suspenseful, The Quiet Earth is a confronting journey into the future, and a dark past. This new edition of Craig Harrison's highly sought-after 1981 novel, which was later made into a cult film starring Bruno Lawrence, Pete Smith and Alison Routledge, comes with an introduction by Bernard Beckett. Craig Harrison was born in Leeds in 1942. He left for New Zealand in 1966 after being appointed a lecturer at Massey University. There he devised a course in art history, which he taught until his retirement in 2000. His award-winning play Tomorrow Will Be a Lovely Day (1974) was performed for a quarter of a century, including in the Soviet Union. He is the author of five other plays, including Ground Level (1974), which led to a television series, Joe & Koro. Craig's most recent book, the young-adult comedy The Dumpster Saga, was a finalist in the 2008 New Zealand Post Book Awards. He lives in Palmerston North. 'Cuts to the heart of our most basic fears...compelling...a classic.' Bernard Beckett 'Excellent...The inevitability of the horror has a Hitchcock quality.' Listener

Earth's Survivors America the Dead: Los Angeles

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Author: Dell Sweet
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An apocalypse of epic proportions has shaken the Earth to it's core. In the bigger cities the dead are growing quickly in numbers. Growing intelligent as they continue to change and mutate. They have one thought in their rotting brains, take over the world, and destroy those that live in the process. Billy Jingo leaves Los Angeles hoping there might be something better on the other coast... An apocalypse of epic proportions has shaken the Earth to it's core. More than 90 percent of the human population has been wiped from the face of the earth. Those that have survived are struggling against all odds to stay alive. Around them the dead lay where they have fallen, but when catastrophe loomed inevitable the government released an airborne virus designed to make the human race tougher, better able to survive. Now in the bodies of the dead the virus designed to save the human race has mutated, continued to work, and the dead are beginning to rise. In the bigger cities the dead are growing quickly in numbers. Growing intelligent as they continue to change and mutate. They have one thought in their rotting brains, take over the world, and destroy those that live in the process. The problems our survivors face now are not the dead, but those that have also survived. In their own struggles to survive, gather food supplies and water they do not notice the second apocalypse beginning to build all around them. The Apocalypse of the Undead. With water, food and shelter in short demand they must concern themselves with surviving the balance of winter, stopping other bands of survivors from enslaving them, and in the coming spring try to escape into what had been the south lands to find a place where they can begin to rebuild their society. But strong men have seized control of Los Angeles and intend to take control of our group of survivors too. Enslave them and force them into servitude. If escape is possible, it may be a narrow escape.

The Devil's Wife

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Author: Reuben Carbone
Publisher: First Edition Design Pub.
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The Devil's Wife is a paranormal romantic epic, a gothic cocktail of horror, fantasy and myth. It is the first book in the Dragon Angel series. Adam Crocker does not know it but he is the darkest of all the dark angels. He came into his human form on earth to wreak havoc but instead has unexpectedly fallen in love with the beautiful Maria...madly in love...and has married her. So what will become of hell after the Devil abandons it for love? Author_Bio: We are Carla Reuben and Walter Carbone (Reuben Carbone). We've written screenplays for Paramount Pictures, United Artists, Cinema Group, and several independent production companies. Our publishing credits include a co-written memoir, Raising Eyebrows published by Wiley Publications (2010). We reside in upstate New York on the edge of the Hudson River with our 19 Labrador Retrievers. Keywords: Horror, Paranormal, Thriller, Love-Story, Fantasy, Gothic, Myth, Devil, Nuns,

Mastering Physics for IIT-JEE Volume - I

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Author: Rathi Rakesh
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Physics for IIT-JEE

Snowflake Wishes, Christmas Kisses

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Author: Annalisa Russo
Publisher: The Wild Rose Press Inc
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Cyber security expert Cord McQuada heads back home with his twelve-year-old niece in tow. Not that he ever planned to return after the community booted him out eight years ago. And since his only Christmas presents growing up came from the local gas station, he'd rather skip the town's over-the-top festivities. Giselle Delacroix, heir to a French fashion line, decides to jump ship and open a children's clothing store. Busy and overworked, the last thing Giselle needs is a Christmas romance—even if the man involved is every woman's pièce de résistance. Melah, Heaven's unofficial matchmaker, sends her new protégée to quell problems, but can she help Cord and Giselle ignite some Christmas sparks?

Travel Around the World? Why Not?

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Author: Wolf Larsen
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Travel Around the World? Why Not?! is a thrilling novel closely based on Wolf Larsens personal experiences traveling all over the planet. The adventures begin in Latin America when one morning Wolf spontaneously decides to take a journey all over the South American continent. Wolf then continues to travel around the world to Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. In Travel Around the World? Why Not?! the reader experiences fascinating impressions of forty-five countries across our planet. The humorous fast-paced prose carries the reader through near-death experiences, lustful romances, as well as unique insights into the countries that Wolf travels through.

Hashtag

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Author: Eryk Pruitt
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From one of the freshest voices of Southern noir comes a gritty crime story with plenty of Southern flavor and a world and characters you’ll be clawing for more of. The repercussions are felt across the American South when a pizza joint in sleepy Lake Castor, Virginia is robbed and the manager, Odie Shanks, is kidnapped. The kidnapping is the talk of the town, but it's what people don't know that threatens to rip asunder societal norms. Odie chases dreams of Hollywood stardom and an explosive social media presence while his partner in crime, Jake Armstrong, pursues his own vengeful agenda. In the meantime, corrupt and lazy Deputy Roy Rains has a hard-luck time of covering up the crime in order to preserve his way of life. And college student Melinda Kendall has hit the highway in a stolen ride with nothing but a .22 and limited options, on the run from her drug dealer boyfriend, the Mississippi State Police and the media, trying to escape some bad choices by making even more bad choices.

Imagery in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

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Author: Lusia Stopa
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Richly illustrated with clinical material, this book presents specific techniques for working with multisensory imagery in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Leading researcher-clinician Lusia Stopa explores how mental images--similarly to verbal cognitions--can trigger distress and drive maladaptive behavior. She guides the therapist to assess imagery and help clients to recognize and explore it. A range of interventions are described, including imaginal exposure, imaginal reliving, rescripting, working with self-images, and using positive imagery to improve well-being. Extensive sample dialogues and a chapter-length case example demonstrate the techniques in action with clients with a range of frequently encountered psychological problems.

Children of The Fire

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Author: Marcus Shields
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Children of The Fire Book 4 (final volume) of The Angel Brings Fire series As her two adopted "families" of friends and acquaintances fight an unequal, last-ditch battle for survival, deep underground in a distant, secret prison-facility, Karéin-Mayréij streaks across America's skies, recruiting a new group of super-human followers along the way. She's desperate to rescue her loved ones, but distractions (like street gangsters, rogue nuclear weapons, double-crossing Presidents and the U.S. Air Force) have a bad habit of getting in the way. Time's running out on all fronts – especially for the United States of 2040, which risks annihilation at the hands of an angry, guilt-ridden “Angel”!

Cannibals

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Author: Jen Conley
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Here you are in New Jersey, but not Soprano-land New Jersey, this is central Jersey, the edge of the Pine Barrens, where the everydayness of life is interrupted by devils and angels, murderers and saviors, cheaters and music fans. Bobby Kovacki adores his married girlfriend but is compelled to search for Janine, his hard-partying former classmate who has gone missing. Metalhead Marty, odd-looking and shy, has the chance of a lifetime when he joins the band Dark Beast. Tyrell Colton uses a two-foot-long pipe to avenge himself from a bully. Eleanor Webb, eighty-four, deals with her low blood pressure and a violent neighbor. In the title story, scrappy soccer player, Jade, veers down a path in the woods and stumbles upon a trio of terrifying drifters. And in several different tales, police officer Andrea Vogel, widowed and quietly brokenhearted, attempts to rescue the elderly, help an old boyfriend out, and connect with a young rape victim. Brutal and fierce, the characters in these linked stories search for meaning in their lives but more importantly, they search for the humanity in themselves. Praise for CANNIBALS: “Jen Conley has the rare ability to imbue her stories with an emotional heft that is both subtle and powerful within the darkness. Amongst the other writers with that similar (and extremely rare) skill set, none do it as well as she does.” —Todd Robinson, author of The Hard Bounce “Far from the concrete wasteland of the Turnpike lies the dark heart of the Garden State, and Cannibals carves it out still beating. Jen Conley writes with the soul and poetry of Springsteen, pure blue collar Jersey Gothic. These stories take a big bite out of you.” —Thomas Pluck, author of Blade of Dishonor “Like Russell Banks’ Trailerpark or Donald Ray Pollack’s Knockemstiff, some stories are so intimately linked to their region, you can’t imagine them taking place anywhere else. Such is Jen Conley’s Cannibals: Stories from the Edge of Pine Barrens, a collection stamped in the hollowed points and haunted woods of New Jersey. Anyone who’s grown up in on the East Coast knows the loneliness there is particular, vicious in its precision—the way the entire world cloisters in its peaks, trees, mountains, battered old homes; even the oceans there manage to feel claustrophobic—and Conley, like one of her characters says, has ‘got an eye for loneliness.’ But where Conley truly excels is in capturing the singular moments that define us, sometimes grand, sometimes mundane, but always deeply etched. These are the stories that will shape not only character but life path. Few writers capture the meaning of what it means to be imprisoned better than Jen Conley.” —Joe Clifford, author Lamentation and December Boys “Jen Conley builds her stories from both the minutiae and the grandeur of everyday life. The world in Cannibals: Stories from the Edge of Pine Barrens is mostly a hardscrabble one, and it is the lucidity of her prose and the specificity of her settings and characters that make her one of the finest practitioners of the short story in crime fiction. This is an exciting, scary, compelling collection.” —Patricia Abbott, author Concrete Angel and Shot in Detroit “Conley is a wonderful, gutsy writer and her characters ring true, though that won’t help them. They keep getting tripped up by life or by their own poor decisions. And then, every so often, life takes a dip in hope. And when that happens nothing else matters.” —Karen Heuler, author The Inner City “Every time I start a new short by Jen Conley, I know I’m in for a treat. Her stories are so good that, even after they hit you in the gut and leave a bruise, you’re thankful for it—so an entire collection is a real gift.” —Rob Hart, author of New Yorked and City of Rose “Jen Conley's fiction is quite simply put: masterful. Dark, smart, and deeply emotional; I defy any reader to walk away from her stories unshaken.” —Angel Luis Colón, author of The Fury of Blacky Jaguar “It’s impossible not to be impressed with Jen Conley’s fiction. You’re destined to have something in her work stay with you, like a scar you lovingly touch over the years. The stories in Cannibals are proof that Conley’s not just one of the best crime fiction writers around, but one of the best writers around, period.” —E.A. Aymar, author of The Dead trilogy, Managing Editor, The Thrill Begins

Red Dust, Diamond Sky

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Author: Suzanne Cass
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Whether it’s an unexpected windfall, a trip of a lifetime or a budding romance, this anthology celebrates the people and places that make up the rich tapestry of our Australian outback. Life is funny sometimes. George often wondered what he’d do if he won the lottery. And now there’s one million dollars sitting on the floor in front of him. What he does with that money will surprise and delight you. Jordan and his father take a last trip into the outback to find an old survey tree his father marked out in his youth. This trip is meant to give his father back his memories, but it does so much more, as father and son re-connect and put meaning back into their lives. Lissa loves the sun; wants to follow it to a better place. So, she throws her meagre possessions, including her solar telescope into the back of her battered yellow ute and lets the bitumen take her where it will. The sun, a solar telescope, and her sunstone necklace will lead Lissa to love. Told with a dash of humor and a touch of romance, grab a copy of author Suzanne Cass’ trilogy of short stories set in the Australian outback.

World Without Us

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Author: Alan Weisman
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Most books about the environment build on dire threats warning of the possible extinction of humanity. Alan Weisman avoids frightening off readers by disarmingly wiping out our species in the first few pages of this remarkable book. He then continues with an astounding depiction of how Earth will fare once we’re no longer around. The World Without Us is a one-of-a-kind book that sweeps through time from the moment of humanity’s future extinction to millions of years into the future. Drawing on interviews with experts and on real examples of places in the world that have already been abandoned by humans—Chernobyl, the Korean DMZ and an ancient Polish forest—Weisman shows both the shocking impact we’ve had on our planet and how impermanent our footprint actually is.

Stolen Life

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Author: Yvonne Johnson,Rudy Wiebe
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"Written with primal intensity, touched with redeeming compassion, Rudy Wiebe--has explored our history, our roots and the secrets of our hearts with moral seriousness and great feeling." Governor General's Award for Fiction Citation, 1994 A powerful, major work of non-fiction, beautifully written, from the twice winner of the Governor General's Award for Fiction, and the great-great-granddaughter of Big Bear. This is a story about justice, and terrible injustices, a story about a murder, and a courtroom drama as compelling as any thriller as it unravels the events that put Yvonne Johnson behind bars for life, first in Kingston's Federal Prison for Women until the riot that closed it, and presently in the Okimaw Ochi Healing Lodge in the Cypress Hills. But above all it is the unforgettable true story of the life of a Native woman who has decided to speak out and break the silence, written with the redeeming compassion that marks all Rudy Wiebe's writing, and informed throughout by Yvonne Johnson's own intelligence and poetic eloquence. Characters and events spring to life with the vividness of fiction. The story is told sometimes in the first person by Rudy Wiebe, sometimes by Yvonne herself. He tracks down the details of Yvonne's early life in Butte, Montana, as a child with a double-cleft palate, unable to speak until the kindness of one man provided the necessary operations; the murder of her beloved brother while in police custody; her life of sexual abuse at the hands of another brother, grandfather and others; her escape to Canada - to Winnipeg and Wetaskiwin; the traumas of her life that led to alcoholism, and her slow descent into hell despite the love she found with her husband and three children. He reveals how she participated, with three others, in the murder of the man she believed to be a child abuser; he unravels the police story, taking us step by step, with jail-taped transcripts, through the police attempts to set one member of the group against the others in their search for a conviction - and the courtroom drama that followed. And Yvonne openly examines her life and, through her grandmother, comes to understand the legacy she has inherited from her ancestor Big Bear; having been led through pain to wisdom, she brings us with her to the point where she finds spiritual strength in passing on the lessons and understandings of her life. How the great-great-granddaughter of Big Bear reached out to the author of The Temptations of Big Bear to help her tell her story is itself an extraordinary tale. The co-authorship between one of Canada's foremost writers and the only Native woman in Canada serving life imprisonment for murder has produced a deeply moving, raw and honest book that speaks to all of us, and gives us new insight into the society we live in, while offering a deeply moving affirmation of spiritual healing.

The Road

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Author: Cormac McCarthy
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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.

The Future Earth

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Author: Eric Holthaus
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The first hopeful book about climate change, The Future Earth shows readers how to reverse the short- and long-term effects of climate change over the next three decades. The basics of climate science are easy. We know it is entirely human-caused. Which means its solutions will be similarly human-led. In The Future Earth, leading climate change advocate and weather-related journalist Eric Holthaus (“the Rebel Nerd of Meteorology”—Rolling Stone) offers a radical vision of our future, specifically how to reverse the short- and long-term effects of climate change over the next three decades. Anchored by world-class reporting, interviews with futurists, climatologists, biologists, economists, and climate change activists, it shows what the world could look like if we implemented radical solutions on the scale of the crises we face. What could happen if we reduced carbon emissions by 50 percent in the next decade? What could living in a city look like in 2030? How could the world operate in 2040, if the proposed Green New Deal created a 100 percent net carbon-free economy in the United States? This is the book for anyone who feels overwhelmed by the current state of our environment. Hopeful and prophetic, The Future Earth invites us to imagine how we can reverse the effects of climate change in our own lifetime and encourages us to enter a deeper relationship with the earth as conscientious stewards and to re-affirm our commitment to one another in our shared humanity.

Trapped

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Author: Chris Jordan
Publisher: Speaking Volumes
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Author Rodman Philbrick writing as Chris Jordan "Mom, I need your help. Please call—" That's it. The call cuts off in midsentence. No static. Nothing. Just an overwhelming silence. Long Island single mom Jane Hartley is frantic when her sixteen-year-old daughter, Kelly, a survivor of childhood leukemia, disappears from her bedroom one night. To Jane's frustration, the police believe that Kelly ran off willingly with her boyfriend, Seth. Unaware that her daughter even had a boyfriend, Jane soon discovers that Seth is no boy. He is an adult—a man who, after meeting Kelly on MySpace.com, took the teenager on one thrill-seeking ride after another. From motorcycles to skydiving, Jane's little girl has been hiding some dangerous secrets. Like mother, like daughter. Adamant that Kelly is not a runaway but, rather, is being held against her will, Jane hires ex-FBI agent Randall Shane to follow the trail of her missing child. But every step brings them closer to a cold-blooded predator lurking in the shadows . . . coiled around Jane's shameful secret . . . waiting to strike. A thrilling suspense novel, Trapped is every mother's nightmare and one monster's dream come true.

On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous

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Author: Ocean Vuong
Publisher: Penguin
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An instant New York Times Bestseller! Longlisted for the 2019 National Book Award for Fiction, the Carnegie Medal in Fiction, the 2019 Aspen Words Literacy Prize, and the PEN/Hemingway Debut Novel Award Shortlisted for the 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize Winner of the 2019 New England Book Award for Fiction! Named one of the most anticipated books of 2019 by Vulture, Entertainment Weekly, Buzzfeed, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Oprah.com, Huffington Post, The A.V. Club, Nylon, The Week, The Rumpus, The Millions, The Guardian, Publishers Weekly, and more. “A lyrical work of self-discovery that’s shockingly intimate and insistently universal…Not so much briefly gorgeous as permanently stunning.” —Ron Charles, The Washington Post Poet Ocean Vuong’s debut novel is a shattering portrait of a family, a first love, and the redemptive power of storytelling On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous is a letter from a son to a mother who cannot read. Written when the speaker, Little Dog, is in his late twenties, the letter unearths a family’s history that began before he was born — a history whose epicenter is rooted in Vietnam — and serves as a doorway into parts of his life his mother has never known, all of it leading to an unforgettable revelation. At once a witness to the fraught yet undeniable love between a single mother and her son, it is also a brutally honest exploration of race, class, and masculinity. Asking questions central to our American moment, immersed as we are in addiction, violence, and trauma, but undergirded by compassion and tenderness, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous is as much about the power of telling one’s own story as it is about the obliterating silence of not being heard. With stunning urgency and grace, Ocean Vuong writes of people caught between disparate worlds, and asks how we heal and rescue one another without forsaking who we are. The question of how to survive, and how to make of it a kind of joy, powers the most important debut novel of many years. Named a Best Book of the Year by: GQ, Kirkus Reviews, Booklist, Library Journal, TIME, Esquire, The Washington Post, Apple, Good Housekeeping, The New Yorker, The New York Public Library, Elle.com, The Guardian, The A.V. Club, NPR, Lithub, Entertainment Weekly, Vogue.com, The San Francisco Chronicle, Mother Jones, Vanity Fair, The Wall Street Journal Magazine and more!

Z for Zachariah

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Author: Robert C. O'Brien
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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In this post-apocalyptic novel from Newbery Medal–winning author Robert C. O’Brien, a teen girl struggling to survive in the wake of unimaginable disaster comes across another survivor. Ann Burden is sixteen years old and completely alone. The world as she once knew it is gone, ravaged by a nuclear war that has taken everyone from her. For the past year, she has lived in a remote valley with no evidence of any other survivors. But the smoke from a distant campfire shatters Ann’s solitude. Someone else is still alive and making his way toward the valley. Who is this man? What does he want? Can he be trusted? Both excited and terrified, Ann soon realizes there may be worse things than being the last person on Earth.

The Age of Miracles

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Author: Karen Thompson Walker
Publisher: Bond Street Books
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From a stunning new literary voice comes a brilliant debut novel that created an international auction frenzy, with sales in twenty-seven countries to date, about a young girl growing up in extraordinary times. On a seemingly ordinary Saturday morning, Julia and her family wake to discover, along with the rest of the world, that the rotation of the earth has suddenly begun to slow. Set against this threat to normal life, The Age of Miracles maps the effects of catastrophes big and small on the lives of ordinary people, and in particular, one young girl. Extraordinary for its original concept, unforgettable characters, and the grace, elegance and beauty of Karen Thompson Walker's prose, The Age of Miracles is a mesmerizing story of family turmoil, young love, and coming-of-age set against an upending of life as we know it.

Seveneves

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Author: Neal Stephenson
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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Anathem, Reamde, and Cryptonomicon comes an exciting and thought-provoking science fiction epic—a grand story of annihilation and survival spanning five thousand years. What would happen if the world were ending? A catastrophic event renders the earth a ticking time bomb. In a feverish race against the inevitable, nations around the globe band together to devise an ambitious plan to ensure the survival of humanity far beyond our atmosphere, in outer space. But the complexities and unpredictability of human nature coupled with unforeseen challenges and dangers threaten the intrepid pioneers, until only a handful of survivors remain . . . Five thousand years later, their progeny—seven distinct races now three billion strong—embark on yet another audacious journey into the unknown . . . to an alien world utterly transformed by cataclysm and time: Earth. A writer of dazzling genius and imaginative vision, Neal Stephenson combines science, philosophy, technology, psychology, and literature in a magnificent work of speculative fiction that offers a portrait of a future that is both extraordinary and eerily recognizable. As he did in Anathem, Cryptonomicon, the Baroque Cycle, and Reamde, Stephenson explores some of our biggest ideas and perplexing challenges in a breathtaking saga that is daring, engrossing, and altogether brilliant.

The Best Science Writing Online 2012

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Author: Bora Zivkovic,Jennifer Ouellette
Publisher: Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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Showcasing more than fifty of the most provocative, original, and significant online essays from 2011, The Best Science Writing Online 2012 will change the way we think about science— from fluids to fungi, poisons to pirates. Featuring noted authors and journalists as well as the brightest up-and-comers writing today, this collection provides a comprehensive look at the fascinating, innovative, and trailblazing scientific achievements and breakthroughs of 2011, along with elegant and thoughtprovoking new takes on favorite topics. This is the sixth anthology of online essays edited by Bora Zivkovic, the blogs editor at Scientific American, and with each new edition, Zivkovic expands his fan base and creates a surge of excitement about upcoming compilations. Now everyone's favorite collection will reach new horizons and even more readers. Guest-edited and with an introduction by the renowned science author and blogger Jennifer Ouellette, The Best Science Writing Online 2012 marries cutting-edge science with dynamic writing that will inspire us all.

Soul Searcher

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Author: Randy Donais
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In this sequel to Change for the Bettor, Tully Greenwood accepts an opportunity to retrieve lost and stranded souls, along with their guardian angels in cemeteries around the country. He encounters satanic characters at every stop, but he overcomes them using a gold cross blessed by the Lord himself as his primary tool. In six months, Tullys success total reaches three hundred heaven-bound souls, including his ex-wife and her guardian angel. During his five years in eternity, the former playboy/bettor in life develops into a proven servant-leader. He finds true love and happiness in former high school classmate Brandy Tollefson, his very first rescue in a Kansas cemetery.

Snow Crash

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Author: Neal Stephenson
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In this mind-altering romp—where the term “Metaverse” was first coined—you’ll experience a future America so bizarre, so outrageous, you’ll recognize it immediately • One of Time’s 100 best English-language novels Only once in a great while does a writer come along who defies comparison—a writer so original he redefines the way we look at the world. Neal Stephenson is such a writer and Snow Crash is such a novel, weaving virtual reality, Sumerian myth, and just about everything in between with a cool, hip cybersensibility to bring us the gigathriller of the information age. In reality, Hiro Protagonist delivers pizza for Uncle Enzo’s CosoNostra Pizza Inc., but in the Metaverse he’s a warrior prince. Plunging headlong into the enigma of a new computer virus that’s striking down hackers everywhere, he races along the neon-lit streets on a search-and-destroy mission for the shadowy virtual villain threatening to bring about infocalypse. Praise for Snow Crash “[Snow Crash is] a cross between Neuromancer and Thomas Pynchon’s Vineland. This is no mere hyperbole.”—The San Francisco Bay Guardian “Fast-forward free-style mall mythology for the twenty-first century.”—William Gibson “Brilliantly realized . . . Stephenson turns out to be an engaging guide to an onrushing tomorrow.”—The New York Times Book Review

The Spiderling

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Author: Marcia Preston
Publisher: The RoadRunner Press
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Eleven-year-old Kiwi Seager knows two things: She’s going to hell someday and, even worse, her mother can’t love her anymore. Kiwi has done something no mother could forgive, something that has forced this mother and daughter to flee their California home. Can they run fast enough and far enough to lose the evil following them? Or does new danger await them, wearing the face of a friendly stranger?

Advances in Data Mining. Applications and Theoretical Aspects

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Author: Petra Perner
Publisher: Springer
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 16th Industrial Conference on Advances in Data Mining, ICDM 2016, held in New York, NY, USA, in July 2016. The 33 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 100 submissions. The topics range from theoretical aspects of data mining to applications of data mining, such as in multimedia data, in marketing, in medicine, and in process control, industry, and society.