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Murder on a Bad Hair Day

By Anne George
  • ISBN Code: : 0061849537
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Fiction
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Murder on a Bad Hair Day It's hard to believe practical, petite ex-schoolteacher Patricia Anne and amiable, ample-bodied, and outrageous Mary Alice are sisters, yet sibling rivalry has survived decades of good-natured disagreement about everything from husbands to hair color. No sooner do the Southern sisters discover a common interest in some local art, when they're arguing the artistic merits of some well-coiffured heads at a gallery opening. A few hours later, one of those pretty ladies ends up dead -- with not a hair out of place. The other shows up on Patricia Anne's doorstep dazed, disheveled, and telling a wild tale of a narrow escape from some deadly cuts. Now the sisters are once again combing for clues to catch a killer with a bizarre style in art -- and murder.

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  • Pdf File: cool-hair.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Make no mistake-this is not your mother's beauty book. Every teen knows it's all about hair. If your hair looks great, so do you. And what's more, you feel great. A bad hair day might make you want to pull a blanket over your head and stay in bed. Don't do it. Don't waste a minute of your life feeling insecure and un-pretty. Wanting cool hair doesn't mean you're shallow: it means you know the ripple effect of great hair. You feel smarter, funnier, more assured, as well as prettier. When we know we look good, we attract the best people, we become our best selves. Vincent Roppatte, style director of the Elizabeth Arden beauty salon in New York's Saks Fifth Avenue, and the celebrity stylist for stars of every age, offers simple and wonderful tips on how to achieve the hair that's most terrific for you. Chockfull of photographs of remarkable makeovers of teens just like you, Cool Hair delivers what you need to know about cut, color, and care for every kind of hair-even the most difficult to manage. There is no such thing as a bad hair day, declares Vincent, and he proves it with quizzes to test your beauty savvy, illustrated instructions for mastering the secret tricks of special styles, and professional techniques straight from one of the most celebrated salons in the world. Chapters on skin and makeup will help you to complete the great adventure of finding a newer, cooler look. If you are interested in defining your style, Cool Hair's the book to read. In these pages, you will find the most current solutions to achieving fabulous hair. Cool Hair is the direct path to being confident that you look great and that your hair is shining, healthy, attention-getting. Cool Hair can give you the hair you deserve-no matter what kind of hair you were born with. Cool Hair can change your life.

Class Acts

By Mary Mitchell
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  • Publisher : M. Evans
  • Book Code : 1461710456
  • Total of Pages : 308
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 644
  • Pdf File: class-acts.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Here's the complete guide to handling sticky situations, embarrassing questions, rude encounters, and faux pas with grace and style.

Collins Cobuild Advanced Dictionary of English

By Harper Collins Publishers
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  • Publisher : Gramedia Pustaka Utama
  • Book Code : 6020323293
  • Total of Pages : 1672
  • Category : Reference
  • Members : 788
  • Pdf File: collins-cobuild-advanced-dictionary-of-english.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This dictionary of American English is designed to help learners write and speak accurate and up-to-date English. • Ideal for upper-intermediate and advanced learners of English • Based on the Collins 4.5-billion-word database, the Collins Corpus • Up-to-date coverage of today’s English, with all words and phrases explained in full sentences • Authentic examples from the Collins Corpus show how English is really used • Extensive help with grammar, including plural forms and verb infl ections • Fully illustrated Word Web and Picture Dictionary boxes provide additional information on vocabulary and key concepts • Vocabulary-building features encourage students to improve their accuracy and fl uency: †- Word Partnership notes highlight important collocations †- Thesaurus entries offer synonyms and antonyms for common words †- Usage notes explain different meanings and uses of the word • Supplements on Grammar, Writing, Speaking, Words That Frequently Appear on TOEFL® and TOEIC®, Text Messaging and Emoticons


By Kenneth Paul
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  • Publisher : 人類智庫
  • Book Code : 9863732338
  • Total of Pages :
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  • Members : 869
  • Pdf File: 8000句英語會話-日常生活每天說.pdf

Book Short Summary:

《8000 句英語會話日常生活每天說》分為5大章,21個部分,涉及到社會、生活、工作、娛樂等各個方面,囊括了近200個不同的場景,收錄8,000多句實用句 型。同時每個句子後都列出至少一個同義句,方便讀者運用。許多句中也列出重點單字和片語,讓讀者在學習會話的同時,也能夠輕鬆學習句中的單字和片語。本書 所收錄的句子都是最道地也最流行的,特別推薦給有口語基礎,想讓自己的英文會話能力更進步的人。 本書特色 ●主題最多元 不管是搭訕、點菜、問路還是匯款,這些生活場景,你天天都用得到! ●24小時貼心服務 從早上起床到晚上下班回家,你所需要的表達方式,隨時都找得到! ●例句最豐富 164個主題,每個主題下平均有25個句子,由於句子不會只有一種表達方式, 所以每個句子下至少提供一個同義句。 ●外國人天天都在用 和中式英文說掰掰!由外籍英語教師審定,學習最道地、最in的表達方式! 目錄 Chapter 1 日常交際 Part 1 見面問候 初識搭訕 自我介紹 保持聯絡 朋友見面 談工作 談故鄉 Part 2連絡感情 盛情邀約 登門拜訪 互相幫助 選購與贈送禮物 致謝 告別 Part 3 娛樂狂歡 生日派對 在酒吧 在舞會 在遊樂場 在動物園 在博物館 Part 4 歡度節日 新年 情人節 母親節 父親節 萬聖節 聖誕節 其他節日 Part 5 電話通訊 撥接電話 打錯電話 電話故障 轉接電話 留言 結束電話 Chapter 2 閒聊片刻 Part 1 談論天氣 陽光明媚 高溫酷暑 下雪下雨 陰冷潮濕 其他天氣 Part 2 談學習教育 新學期開始 學習情況 學習方法 遇到難題 同學關係 在圖書館 考試 獎學金 論文 畢業 升學 Part 3 興趣愛好 看電影 看電視 讀書看報 養寵物 下棋玩遊戲 聽音樂 繪畫 打球 唱歌 爬山 游泳 跑步 滑雪溜冰 野餐露營 Part 4 喜怒哀樂 高興 讚美 悲傷 懷疑 信任 告誡 安慰 擔心 羞愧 討厭 憤怒 道歉 Part 5 常見閒聊主題 夢想 吸煙 烹飪 家事 健康 減肥 時尚元素 明星 鄰居 愛情 友誼 成功 環境污染 壓力 科技 網路 Chapter 3 休閒生活 Part 1 逛街購物 在服裝店 在鞋帽店 在超級市場 在日常用品店 在花店 在數位產品店 在古董店 Part 2 享受美食 餐廳訂位 點菜 結帳 Part 3 快樂假期 健行 開車自助旅行 搭乘交通工具出遊 參觀名勝古蹟 欣賞自然風光 Part 4 美容美髮 剪頭髮 美髮 護膚 購買化妝品 美甲修眉 整形 Chapter 4 公共場所 Part 1 在郵局 郵寄包裹 郵政儲蓄業務 Part 2 在銀行 存錢 領錢 匯款 貸款 開通帳戶 貨幣兌換 支票業務 信用卡業務 繳納費用 掛失 Part 3 在醫院 預約掛號 就診 吃藥打針 諮詢 住院 動手術 探病 出院 注意事項 Part 4 在馬路上 迷路與問路 指引方向 塞車 停車 違反交通規則 車子拋錨 交通事故 Chapter 5 職場生涯 Part 1職場新鮮人 找工作 預約面試 參加面試 面試結果 工作協議 培訓 Part 2 熟悉工作環境 了解工作內容 諮詢與指導 報告工作狀況 上下班 加班 請假 出差 加薪與升遷 福利待遇 職位調動 解雇 辭職 Part 3 商務活動 預約會面 接待客戶 參觀公司 介紹產品或服務 談判協商 簽訂合約 慶祝合作 為客戶送行 序 推薦序 希望英文對話能力突飛猛進,看這本就對了 Kenneth Paul 《8000句英語會話 日常生活每天說》是會話工具書,書中提供在各種情境下皆可使用的實用對話,從個人關係、個人理財到職場對話。這本書主要是針對有英文口語基礎,想提升會話能力的學習者使用,擴充他們的對話內容,使對話更流暢。 我帶過很多交換學生的班級以及成人會話班,我的學生在對話中有時會停頓、不知如何表達,我認為這本書對我的學生來說,再適合不過了。 本書有五章,又分為164個相關主題,每個主題下大約有25個例句,每個例句都有至少一個同義的句子,困難的單字和片語也會提供定義。 這種不先提供句型,而是直接提供同義句的作法,讓學生不會只是背誦句型,而可以直接學習相關句子。由於書中提供大量外國人常用的表達方式,所以學生可 以學習在各種不同的場景中合適的英文表達方式。至於內容的正確性,由於我本人審定本書中所有的句子,我可以保證所有表達方式皆很常用。 我認為這本書有兩個最大的優勢,首先是主題很廣,不像其他書可能為了迎合讀者而把主題的範圍簡單化,本書的會話包羅萬象,從日常交際、閒聊片刻、休閒 生活與興趣、個人財務、健康到職場生涯。再者是提供同義句,讀者可挑選自己比較喜歡的句子在生活中使用,不會只有一個句子可以運用。 由於本書的廣度和實用程度極佳,所以我很推薦這本書給想在國外生活的人閱讀。書上的主題和日常生活息息相關,每位讀者都可從豐富的內容中獲益。對於目前在上英文會話課的學生來說,本書的內容對課本或是課堂都是很好的補充。看了這本書,你的會話能力必定會突飛猛進! 作者序 最完整的生活會話大全 人類智庫編輯群 很多人學了多年英語,但真正要跟老外交流時,卻是結結巴巴、語無倫次,絞盡腦汁說出來的句子,外國人還是聽不懂,這時不免讓人感慨:「英文口語真是讓 人傷透腦筋!」究其原因,不難發現,大多數的人都把時間花在記憶單字,他們單靠死記硬背,但從不開口,或者只會花時間閱讀,殊不知這些學習方法對英語學習 而言,其實效果不佳。 那麼怎樣才能學好英文會話呢?一本簡單實用的英語會話書是不可或缺的。《8000句英語會話 日常生活每天說》就是這樣的一本好書,它的特色在於場景豐富,所收錄的句子都是最道地也最流行的。 本書共分為5大章,21個部分,涉及到社會、生活、工作、娛樂等各個方面,囊括了近200個不同的場景,收錄8,000多句實用句型。同時,我們深知 每句話不會只有一種表達方式,所以在每個句子後都列出同義句,方便讀者運用。許多句中也列出重點單字和片語,讓讀者在學習會話的同時,也能夠輕鬆學習句中 的單字和片語。 本書編排合理,每一章節都是獨立的。讀者可以不按章節順序學習,而是從自己最有興趣的看起,或者根據自身需要來挑選對你而言最重要的章節,這樣學習起 來會更有效率。另外,學習時,可以挑選某個場景,先不看書,而是盡可能地去想與此場景相關的基本句子,然後再和書上列出的句子相比較,查漏補缺,加深記 憶,從而使學習事半功倍。 衷心希望本書能提供廣大英語學習者最完善的英語會話,讓您在和英文人士溝通時暢通無礙。

Running Dogs and Rose’s Children

By Eric George de Jong
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  • Publisher : Blue Weaver Distributors
  • Book Code : 0620864567
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 326
  • Pdf File: running-dogs-and-rose-s-children.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Running Dogs and Rose’s Children tell the story of how Eric and wife Jenny are plunged into parenthood after adopting three siblings aged eleven, five and one after their mother died of cancer. The new family set about starting over, building a family life together from scratch, in their rambling farmhouse outside Harare, Zimbabwe. Their story was on course for a happily ever after ending, until their lives and the lives of those around them were destroyed by Robert Mugabe’s war of terror, unleashed on white farmers and opposition party members, launching an era of economic, social and political turmoil which eventually saw the family fleeing the country for fear of being killed. Eric’s fierce love of his country and his principles saw him immersing himself in the dangerous opposition politics of the day where elections were rigged, and fellow party members were tortured and murdered. Somehow Eric de Jong’s irrepressible sense of humour bubbles throughout this absorbing, honest and deeply personal account of a growing family, of love, entrepreneurial success and failure, mental illness, political exile, and the distressing and often absurd collapse of a beautiful African country and stoicism of its people.

A Sky Held Captive

By Timothy Chrisman
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  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Book Code : 1524686255
  • Total of Pages : 160
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 774
  • Pdf File: a-sky-held-captive.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A Sky Held Captive is a collection of poetry and short fiction by an award-winning historian and author who has published over forty scholarly and general interest history works. He notes that Sometimes stories lodge in the netherworld of the historians mind, waiting to emerge in a different form. The stories included here range from an US soldiers harrowing encounter with the Holocaust to the musings of a Death Row inmate, and a novella about a man whose life defines loneliness.

Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Very Good, Very Bad Dog

By Amy Newmark
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1611592569
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Pets
  • Members : 574
  • Pdf File: chicken-soup-for-the-soul.pdf

Book Short Summary:

What has that dog done now? You’ll recognize your own canine companion in this collection of 101 stories about how very good and very bad our dogs can be. From clever dogs that sneak food to heroic dogs that save lives—from mischievous dogs that chew shoes to intuitive dogs that repair families—from goofy dogs that crack us up to nurturing dogs that act like therapists—you’ll have a new appreciation for your own dog’s unique skills. With a special emphasis on the joy of adopting dogs from shelters, these stories will make you laugh out loud and maybe even shed a tear or two. And your purchase will help support the great work of the American Humane Association!

Food for Thought

By David Fishel
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  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Book Code : 1663223556
  • Total of Pages : 124
  • Category : Poetry
  • Members : 361
  • Pdf File: food-for-thought.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Make no mistake. This is not a children’s book , although it contains songs and poems which could, in some cases fit that category, it is a wildly diverse and eclectic collection of previously published songs (with music), heretofore unpublished poems, and even bawdy limericks (one of my favorite verse forms), accompanied by illustrations and prefaced with biographical comments. My “songs” run the gamut from zany humor and “nonsense verse” through pathos, social and political commentary, songs inspired by my favorite novels, and songs that defy discription. I am liberally outspoken and not “politically correct”, or afraid to share my opinions. Those who consider themselves “Conservative” would probably be wise to avoid the book. I am a tireless critic of corruption, hypocracy, human rights and environmental abuse, and man’s inhumanity to man, beast and planet Earth. My motto is “Question authority”, and, although I am not religious, I consider my guiding principal to be the “Golden Rule”.