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A Bite to Remember

By Lynsay Sands
  • ISBN Code: : 0061739138
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
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Book Excerpt :

Rule #1: Never get involved with someone who won't be there for you when the sun comes up. Once bitten, twice shy, and sexy PI Jackie Morrisey wasn't going there again. Vincent Argeneau may be the hottest guy she's ever met, living or dead, but she's here to stop a killer from turning this vampire into dust, not to jump into bed with him. Rule #2: Never kiss a vampire . . . it can be a pain in the neck. Okay, so Vincent's had four hundred years to perfect his kissing skills, and he does look rather tempting when he runs around the house shirtless. He's also charming, protective . . . did we mention he can kiss? Jackie needs to be on her guard, or else she'll have to come up with a new rule: If you're going to fall in love with a vampire, make sure it's a bite to remember.

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  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Book Code : 0062119370
  • Total of Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
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  • Pdf File: under-a-vampire-moon.pdf

Book Short Summary:

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  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Book Code : 006285514X
  • Total of Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
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  • Pdf File: vampires-like-it-hot.pdf

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  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Book Code : 0062101315
  • Total of Pages : 368
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  • Pdf File: the-bite-before-christmas.pdf

Book Short Summary:

With The Bite Before Christmas, New York Times bestsellers Lynsay Sands and Jeaniene Frost—two of the hottest names in paranormal romance—team up for the first time to bring lucky readers a holiday anthology…with teeth! Here are delightful brand new stories featuring familiar faces from their enormously popular Argeneau family and Night Huntress series. Lynsay and Jeaniene’s legion of loyal fans will flock to these unforgettable novellas celebrating the dreams and desires of immortals at Yuletide. Better than a midnight visit from Santa Claus, The Bite Before Christmas proves that nobody does sexy vampires better than Sands and Frost.

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  • Publisher : HarperCollins
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  • Total of Pages : 384
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  • Total of Pages : 432
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Book Short Summary:

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  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Book Code : 0062013645
  • Total of Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 322
  • Pdf File: single-white-vampire.pdf

Book Short Summary:

“[Sands’s] trademark humor and genuine characters…keep her series fresh and her readers hooked.” —Publishers Weekly The third book in her phenomenal Argeneau vampire series, Single White Vampire by the incomparable Lynsay Sands is an unadulterated delight! This paranormal romance classic follows the romantic adventures of a dark and handsome immortal who writes paranormal romances, and who’d love to sink his teeth into his sexy new editor. When it comes to red hot vampire love stories, New York Times and USA Today bestseller Lynsay Sands is Queen of the Night!

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  • Pdf File: remember-remember.pdf

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  • Pdf File: the-beauty-in-breaking.pdf

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Book Short Summary:

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  • Pdf File: bitten-by-cupid.pdf

Book Short Summary:

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  • Pdf File: lessons-from-history.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Lessons from History is a joyful romp through the obscurest parts of the past. The annals have been scoured for overlooked figures and events that nonetheless made an impact, and within these pages they are brought hilariously and often poignantly back to life. Alex Deane began tweeting about quirky tales as a distraction from the monotony of lockdown. Now with over 2 million views online, the #deanehistory stories are a social media sensation. These tongue-in-cheek tales about eccentricity and endeavour have been comprehensively reworked and expanded for this book – which also contains many new neglected stories from the past. It will introduce you to figures as diverse as Louis-Napoléon, Prince Imperial of France, who died fighting for the British Army in South Africa; Stanislav Petrov, who, sat in his control bunker in Moscow, fatefully ignored his faulty computer’s advance warning of nuclear attack and thereby saved the world; James Barry, who, despite being born Margaret Ann Bulkley at a time when women were barred from university, became a highly skilled surgeon and the UK’s first female-born doctor; and Dr Ameyo Adadevoh, the first person to raise the alarm about Ebola, who played a vital role in containing the disease and paid the price by losing her life. The book also tells the story of obscure but remarkable events, such as the Aroostook War (also known as the Pork and Beans War), the Houlton Airlift, the Texel Rebellion and the Day of the Tiles. Readers will even be transported to the tiny Greek city state of Plataea in its heyday, before learning about its terrible fate.

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  • Pdf File: remember-the-alamo.pdf

Book Short Summary:

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  • Total of Pages : 336
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Book Short Summary:

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Book Short Summary:

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  • Pdf File: beowulf.pdf

Book Short Summary:

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  • Total of Pages : 384
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  • Total of Pages : 464
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  • Pdf File: the-aristocracy-of-talent.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Meritocracy: the idea that people should be advanced according to their talents rather than their birth. While this initially seemed like a novel concept, by the end of the twentieth century it had become the world's ruling ideology. How did this happen, and why is meritocracy now under attack from both right and left? In The Aristocracy of Talent, esteemed journalist and historian Adrian Wooldridge traces the history of meritocracy forged by the politicians and officials who introduced the revolutionary principle of open competition, the psychologists who devised methods for measuring natural mental abilities, and the educationalists who built ladders of educational opportunity. He looks outside western cultures and shows what transformative effects it has had everywhere it has been adopted, especially once women were brought into the meritocratic system. Wooldridge also shows how meritocracy has now become corrupted and argues that the recent stalling of social mobility is the result of failure to complete the meritocratic revolution. Rather than abandoning meritocracy, he says, we should call for its renewal.

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  • Publisher : Ember
  • Book Code : 030797913X
  • Total of Pages : 144
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 750
  • Pdf File: the-wave.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This novel dramatizes an incident that took place in a California school in 1969. A teacher creates an experimental movement in his class to help students understand how people could have followed Hitler. The results are astounding. The highly disciplined group, modeled on the principles of the Hilter Youth, has its own salute, chants, and special ways of acting as a unit and sweeps beyond the class and throughout the school, evolving into a society willing to give up freedom for regimentation and blind obedience to their leader. All will learn a lesson that will never be forgotten.

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  • Publisher : Flatiron Books
  • Book Code : 1250268516
  • Total of Pages : 336
  • Category : Reference
  • Members : 137
  • Pdf File: stuff-you-should-know.pdf

Book Short Summary:

From the duo behind the massively successful and award-winning podcast Stuff You Should Know comes an unexpected look at things you thought you knew. Josh Clark and Chuck Bryant started the podcast Stuff You Should Know back in 2008 because they were curious—curious about the world around them, curious about what they might have missed in their formal educations, and curious to dig deeper on stuff they thought they understood. As it turns out, they aren't the only curious ones. They've since amassed a rabid fan base, making Stuff You Should Know one of the most popular podcasts in the world. Armed with their inquisitive natures and a passion for sharing, they uncover the weird, fascinating, delightful, or unexpected elements of a wide variety of topics. The pair have now taken their near-boundless "whys" and "hows" from your earbuds to the pages of a book for the first time—featuring a completely new array of subjects that they’ve long wondered about and wanted to explore. Each chapter is further embellished with snappy visual material to allow for rabbit-hole tangents and digressions—including charts, illustrations, sidebars, and footnotes. Follow along as the two dig into the underlying stories of everything from the origin of Murphy beds, to the history of facial hair, to the psychology of being lost. Have you ever wondered about the world around you, and wished to see the magic in everyday things? Come get curious with Stuff You Should Know. With Josh and Chuck as your guide, there’s something interesting about everything (...except maybe jackhammers).

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  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Book Code : 0465073905
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : Cooking
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  • Pdf File: first-bite.pdf

Book Short Summary:

We are not born knowing what to eat; as omnivores it is something we each have to figure out for ourselves. From childhood onward, we learn how big a "portion" is and how sweet is too sweet. We learn to enjoy green vegetables -- or not. But how does this education happen? What are the origins of taste? In First Bite, award-winning food writer Bee Wilson draws on the latest research from food psychologists, neuroscientists, and nutritionists to reveal that our food habits are shaped by a whole host of factors: family and culture, memory and gender, hunger and love. Taking the reader on a journey across the globe, Wilson introduces us to people who can only eat foods of a certain color; prisoners of war whose deepest yearning is for Mom's apple pie; a nine year old anosmia sufferer who has no memory of the flavor of her mother's cooking; toddlers who will eat nothing but hotdogs and grilled cheese sandwiches; and researchers and doctors who have pioneered new and effective ways to persuade children to try new vegetables. Wilson examines why the Japanese eat so healthily, whereas the vast majority of teenage boys in Kuwait have a weight problem -- and what these facts can tell Americans about how to eat better. The way we learn to eat holds the key to why food has gone so disastrously wrong for so many people. But Wilson also shows that both adults and children have immense potential for learning new, healthy eating habits. An exploration of the extraordinary and surprising origins of our tastes and eating habits, First Bite also shows us how we can change our palates to lead healthier, happier lives.

The Chocolate Touch

By Patrick Skene Catling
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Book Code : 0062283618
  • Total of Pages : 128
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 240
  • Pdf File: the-chocolate-touch.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In this zany twist on the legend of King Midas and his golden touch, a boy acquires a magical gift that turns everything his lips touch into chocolate! Kids will eat this up for summer reading or anytime! Can you ever have too much of your favorite food? John Midas is about to find out…. The Chocolate Touch has remained a favorite for millions of kids, teachers, and parents for several generations. It's an enjoyable story that pulls in even reluctant readers.

Never Split the Difference

By Chris Voss,Tahl Raz
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Book Code : 0062407813
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 494
  • Pdf File: never-split-the-difference.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A former international hostage negotiator for the FBI offers a new, field-tested approach to high-stakes negotiations—whether in the boardroom or at home. After a stint policing the rough streets of Kansas City, Missouri, Chris Voss joined the FBI, where his career as a hostage negotiator brought him face-to-face with a range of criminals, including bank robbers and terrorists. Reaching the pinnacle of his profession, he became the FBI’s lead international kidnapping negotiator. Never Split the Difference takes you inside the world of high-stakes negotiations and into Voss’s head, revealing the skills that helped him and his colleagues succeed where it mattered most: saving lives. In this practical guide, he shares the nine effective principles—counterintuitive tactics and strategies—you too can use to become more persuasive in both your professional and personal life. Life is a series of negotiations you should be prepared for: buying a car, negotiating a salary, buying a home, renegotiating rent, deliberating with your partner. Taking emotional intelligence and intuition to the next level, Never Split the Difference gives you the competitive edge in any discussion.

Dreams Outback

By Darrell Norrod
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Book Code : 0595608132
  • Total of Pages : 296
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 304
  • Pdf File: dreams-outback.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Dreams Outback A Book About life and death and the American Dream of Freedom Dreams Outback's innocent book cover holds the explosive story of an American family and their sacrifices made for their country. Dreams Outback is a unique blend of fiction sprinkled throughout the pages with religion, politics, and war that takes the reader, no matter what age or sex, on a roller coaster ride of emotions. And the front row seat next to the reader is occupied with God and country. And the remaining seats are occupied when your innermost emotions of love and tears surface and spill over into the empty seats with your own thoughts of mystery and unanswered questions. After a slow start, your front row seat will open your eyes to your forgotten youth and you will participate as a willing character in the book. And with God and country sitting beside you, your newfound emotions will stir and unlock the action that will chase you down the steel tracks. Dreams Outback has a very powerful message for the American People and will put a smile on your face, tears in your eyes, and will make you proud to be an American as two young children start the search against all odds for the American Dream.

Devil of the Highlands

By Lynsay Sands
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Book Code : 0061984221
  • Total of Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 497
  • Pdf File: devil-of-the-highlands.pdf

Book Short Summary:

They call him the Devil . . . He is the most notorious laird of Scotland: fierce, cold, deadly . . . and maybe even worse. Yet Evelinde has just agreed to wed him. Anything, she thinks, is better than her cruel stepmother. Though Evelinde should be wary of the rumors, she can't help but be drawn to this warrior . . . for the Devil of the Highlands inspires a heat within her that is unlike anything she has ever known. They may call him whatever they wish, but Cullen, Laird of Donnachaidh, cares only for the future of his clan. He must find a wife, a woman to bear him sons and heed his commands. He has no need for beauty or grace, but one taste of his lovely bride's sweet lips and the sultry feel of her skin arouse an untamed passion. Perhaps there's more to marriage than he thought . . .

The Rogue Hunter

By Lynsay Sands
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Book Code : 0061982199
  • Total of Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 545
  • Pdf File: the-rogue-hunter.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Samantha Willan is a workaholic lawyer. She's grateful for some rest and relaxation in cottage country, and after a recent breakup she wants to stay as far away from romance as possible. Then she meets her irresistible new neighbor. There's something strange and mysterious about his eyes. Is it just her imagination, or are they locked on her neck? Garrett Mortimer is a rogue hunter. His last assignment united Lucian Argeneau with his lifemate, and Mortimer is hoping this one will be less . . . adventurous. He's here to track down a reported rogue, but fun in the sun is every bloodsucker's nightmare. Worse, he can't seem to get his mind off Samantha, especially when he spies her skinny-dipping in the lake. After eight hundred years as a bachelor, is he ready to turn a volatile attraction into a lasting love affair?

Auerbach's Wilderness Medicine E-Book

By Paul S. Auerbach,Tracy A Cushing,N. Stuart Harris
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Book Code : 0323396097
  • Total of Pages : 2280
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 693
  • Pdf File: auerbach-s-wilderness-medicine-e-book.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Now in its 7th edition, Auerbach’s Wilderness Medicine continues to help you quickly and decisively manage medical emergencies encountered in any wilderness or other austere setting! World-renowned authority Dr. Paul Auerbach and 2 new associate editors have assembled a team of experts to offer proven, practical, visual guidance for effectively diagnosing and treating the full range of issues that can occur in situations where time and resources are scarce. This indispensable resource equips physicians, nurses, advanced practice providers, first responders, and rescuers with the essential knowledge and skills to effectively address and prevent injuries and illnesses – no matter where they happen! Face any medical challenge in the wilderness with expert guidance from hundreds of outstanding world experts edited by Dr. Auerbach and 2 new associate editors, Drs.Tracy Cushing and N. Stuart Harris. New and expanded chapters with hundreds of new photos and illustrative drawings help increase your visual understanding of the material. Acquire the knowledge and skills you need with revised chapters providing expanded discussions of high-altitude medicine, improvisation, technical rescue, telemedicine, ultrasound, and wilderness medicine education. Ten new chapters cover Acute High-Altitude Medicine and Pathophysiology; High Altitude and Pre-Existing Medical Conditions; Cycles, Snowmobiles, and other Wilderness Conveyances; Medical Wilderness Adventure Races (MedWAR); Canyoneering and Canyon Medicine; Evidence-Based Wilderness Medicine; National Park Service Medicine; Genomics and Personalized Wilderness Medicine; Forestry; and Earth Sciences.