A Walk in the Woods

God only knows what possessed Bill Bryson. a reluctant adventurer if ever there was one. to undertake a gruelling hike along the world's longest continuous footpath--The Appalachian Trail..

The Mexican Calendar Stone, 1879

Excerpt from The Mexican Calendar Stone. 1879 We are indebted to Stephen Salisbury. Jr.. Esq.. for a translation of Doctor Valentini's lecture on the "Mexican Calendar Stone." "Vortrag fiber den Mexicanischen Calendar-Stein..


My Dream LifeDeep down inside I knew that by virtue of the life I had been leading. jail was inevitable and a debt long overdue. But the most disheartening part of this ordeal occurred as the police led me into Central Booking..

The Flower Fairies

Jessie's friends from the Realm beg her to return and help them with a problem. Magic is thick in the air. and the terrifying griffins that guard the Realm's treasure house are out of control..

Mastering Windows Server 2012 R2

Check out the new Hyper-V. find new and easier ways to remotely connect back into the office. or learn all about Storage Spaces these are just a few of the features in Windows Server 2012 R2 that are explained in this updated edition from Windows authority Mark Minasi and a team of Windows Server experts led by Kevin Greene..


Existentialism is often studied by students with little or no background in philosophy- either as an introduction to the idea of studying philosophy or as part of a literary course. Although it is often an attractive topic for students interested in thinking about questions of 'self' or 'being'..

Introducing Regular Expressions

If you re a programmer new to regular expressions. this easy-to-follow guide is a great place to start. You ll learn the fundamentals step-by-step with the help of numerous examples..

Reading Magic

Creator of "Possum Magic". Mem Fox stresses the importance of parents reading aloud to children from birth. Humorous. practical. warmly anecdotal and inspiring. this book shows that reading aloud for ten minutes a day can help your child be successful for life..

Indigenous Peoples in International Law

In this thoroughly revised and updated edition. Anaya incorporates references to all the latest treaties and recent developments in international law's treatment of indigenous peoples..

Iseki: Strype's 'Survey of London'

From the Preface by Tetsuya Iseki: A Survey of London was originally published by John Stow (c. 1525-1605) in 1598. Stow was a chronicler and antiquary who edited literary works and archaeological texts (his first publication was Chaucer's Canterbury Tales..

Shares Made Simple

"Shares Made Simple". written by highly respected financial journalist Rodney Hobson. tears away the mystique and jargon that surrounds the stock market..


Literally the form and order of doing things in Japan. 'kata' is the cultural conditioning that causes the Japanese to think and react in the way they do. The secret to understanding Japanese business..

Christians and Jews in Angevin England

The mass suicide and murder of the men. women and children of the Jewish community in York on 16 March 1190 is one of the most scarring events in the history of Anglo-Judaism. and an aspect of England's medieval past which is widely remembered around the world..

Color Your Own Civil War

Whose side are you on. Pencil crayons or felt-tip pens. Reach a decision across 120 pages of all-out costumed warfare. featuring Steve McNiven's exquisitely rendered artwork just waiting for you to add the color Captain America and Iron Man are the feuding Avengers leading the two sides of heroes that battle it out over the rights and wrongs of Superhuman Registration..

Go Ask Alice A Real Diary PB N

"January 24th After you've had it. there isn't even life without drugs...." It started when she was served a soft drink laced with LSD in a dangerous party game. Within months. she was hooked. trapped in a downward spiral that took her from her comfortable home and loving family to the mean streets of an unforgiving city..

The Laurentine Spy

"Dark and compelling. Emily Gee is a storyteller to watch." --Nalini Singh. New York Times best-selling author The Corhonase citadel is a place of virtue and debauchery--and deadly secrets..

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

On the banks of the Mississippi. Tom Sawyer and his friends seek out adventure at every turn. Then one fateful night they witness a murder. The boys swear never to reveal the secret and run away to be pirates and search for hidden treasure..

Bioshock Pop! Vinyl - Skyhook Booker DeWitt

Booker DeWitt from the popular Bio Shock Infinite. The private investigator comes to you in Pop. Vinyl format wearing his classic outfit and armed with the Skyhook. The Bio Shock Infinite Booker DeWitt Skyhook Pop..


No one photographs babies like celebrated Australian photographer Anne Geddes. From the launch of her first photographic greeting cards and calendar in 1992 to the phenomenal success of her books Down in the Garden and Until Now..

Journal Your Life's Story

Why keep a Journal. For ages. the wisest teachers in history have taught that Knowledge is Power. and to Know Thyself gives you Courage. Inner Peace. and Complete Control over your emotions..

Hey Jack! That's Another Big Book

This is Jack. Jack and his friends love birthday parties. camping holidays and building hide-outs. If there's an adventure to be had. Jack will be there. Ten cool stories and loads of cool activities inside..

Perfect-fit Pieced Borders

Discover quick and easy alternatives to long border strips and sashing with these 12 eye-catching projects. Set off your quilt centre with a border that looks complex but is as easy as building one block or row at a time..

Chambers of Death [Large Print]

When one of her company falls ill on a return journey to Tyndal. Prioress Eleanor accepts lodging at a nearby manor. Master Stevyns' wife is having an affair with the groom while a local widow acts more the lady of the manor than the lady herself..

Single Bookend - Blue

Made from durable polypropylene. these inventive bookends fold flat with grippy feet to keep them rock steady. Perfectly at home in the lounge. kitchen..

Life Histories of North American Marsh Birds

Life Histories Of North American Diving Birds- Order Pygopodes. INTRODUCTION The monumental work undertaken and so ably begun by Maj. Charles E. Bendire has remained unfinished. and no additional volumes have been published since his death..

Flickers of Film

Whether paying tribute to silent films in Hugo and The Artist or celebrating arcade games in Tron: Legacy and Wreck-It-Ralph . Hollywood suddenly seems to be experiencing a wave of intense nostalgia for outmoded technologies..

Signing in My World

From greetings to holidays. there are tons of times in your world where you can sign. What's the sign for happy. Or for cake. Learn helpful words for birthdays. feelings..

Supernatural Mystery Minis

Mystery Minis based on the hit TV Show Supernatural. Each figure comes sealed in a blind box and will ship randomly.


Ignore the Awkward.

The cholesterol campaign is the greatest medical scandal in modern time. If you have read the author's previous books The Cholesteol Myths (out of print) or 'Fat and Cholesterol are GOOD for You'..

Treasure in Paradise

Treasure in Paradise (Special Illustrated Edition) is a suspenseful adventure through Key West and the Florida Keys by a group of young middle school friends. Join the Torch Club on the adventure of a lifetime as they unravel a series of clues to solve a 250 year old mystery..

The Gospel of Grace and Truth

The Gospel of John is one of the most widely read and cherished books of the Bible. For those seeking to know and grasp the message and theology of John's Gospel. THE GOSPEL OF GRACE AND TRUTH provides a thorough and enlightening introduction..

Long Reining

This guide expounds the French method of long reining as a method of schooling horses. It looks at the history of long reining. equine locomotion. anatomy and balance. and demonstrates how to long rein successfully..

Forts and Castles of Ghana

The forts and castles of Ghana form a unique memorial to a precolonial period when representatives of European trading companies bartered as equals with African merchants. It was a colourful episode of world history spanning four centuries..

Workers of the Donbass Speak

In July 1989 coal miners throughout the Soviet Union engaged in a massive strike that briefly captured world headlines and inaugurated a movement of strike committees that persisted across the Soviet/post-Soviet divide..

Faith and the Placebo Effect

In this groundbreaking book. author Lolette Kuby-poet. cultural critic. and activist-raises a prophetic voice against the madness of conventional medicine. offering a radical and passionate argument for self-healing through faith..

Hard and Soft (21st Century Basic Skills Library

This Level 1 guided reader illustrates examples of "hard and soft" found in the animal kingdom. Students will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning about opposites and animal habits..

Finding America

Following the collapse of the United States of America. a small group of Floridians form the nucleus of a new Nation in Montana. Stuart Martin. the leader of the group. brings together a number of the western states under the umbrella organization..

Book Boy Starter/Beginner with Audio CD

Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. At seven levels. from Starter to Advanced. this impressive selection of carefully graded readers offers exciting reading for every student's ability..

Open Season

Say what you like about Jason Akermanis - footballer. showman. show-off. troublemaker - there's no denying that he's made an impression in his 15 years as an AFL star player. Now. after more than 300 games..

Objective Structured Clinical Examination

Preparing for an Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) is very different from preparing for a theoretical knowledge examination - your clinical skills and performance will be tested rather than just your knowledge of the theory..

Just Right for Christmas [Board book]

In this celebration of the joy of giving. one snowy Christmas eve. a king buys some soft. red cloth to make the perfect Christmas gift for his daughter. Little does he know that the left-over cloth will be used to make presents for many more of the kingdom's inhabitants..

Teaching Gifted Students in the Inclusive Classroom

Appropriate learning for gifted and talented students is adjusted in pace. depth. and breadth through differentiated curricula that are both enriched and accelerated. This is often accomplished through segregated programs..

The Art and Science of Screenwriting

In an age where many see screenwriters as the storytellers of the new century and everyone appears to be trying to write a screenplay. this book provides the frame work for you to write a great screenplay..

The Ghost Train to New Orleans

COULD YOU FIND A MUSEUM FOR A MONSTER. OR A JAZZ BAR FOR A JABBERWOCK. Zoe writes travel guides for the undead. And she's good at it too - her new-found ability to talk to cities seems to help..

Handbook for Married Couples

Bob and Alice Fryling's workbook helps married couples strengthen communication skills. resolve conflict. and grow in intimacy..

Sanitary Statistics

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process..

Sweet Tooth

Lots of kids have a sweet tooth. But not one like Stewart's. His is a very loud sweet tooth wants what it wants. when it wants it ...and lets everyone know about it..

CBT for Those at Risk of a First Episode Psychosis

Can severe mental illness be prevented by early intervention. Mental illness is highly prevalent in the general population and has its onset mostly in adolescence and young adulthood. Early intervention usually leads to improved prognosis..

It Gets Better

"It Gets Better" is a collection of original essays and testimonials written to LGBT teens from a variety of people. including celebrities. politicians. parents. and other ordinary people..

A Philosophy of Sport

While previous writing on the philosophy of sport has tended to see sport as a kind of testing ground for philosophical theories devised to deal with other kinds of problems - of ethics. aesthetics or logical categorization - here Steven Connor offers a new philosophical understanding of sport in its own terms..

Cancer as a Metabolic Disease

Emerging evidence indicates that impaired cellular energy metabolism is the defining characteristic of nearly all cancers regardless of cellular or tissue origin. In contrast to normal cells..

The Cause

The year is 2022. America is on the verge of economic and social collapse. The government has made individual freedom its enemy. African American hacker Isse Corvus enters a black-ops training camp..

The Bastion Club

Get the first three Bastion Club Novels in one boxed set from #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephanie Laurens. Fans of wildly adventurous historical romances will enjoy these stories about loyal..

Grimm Tales: For Young and Old

In this beautiful book of classic fairy tales. award-winning author Philip Pullman has chosen his fifty favourite stories from the Brothers Grimm and presents them in a'clear as water' retelling..

Cry Havoc!

In early March 1861. civil war loomed. By late April. Americans had begun to kill their fellow citizens. "Cry Havoc." recounts in riveting detail the events that divided the states and reveals how quirks of timing..

Glamorous by George

The world needs more movie stars. not just the kind on screen and at premieres. but on a practical. everyday level. Just think how much more beautiful and pleasant your office. favorite bar..

A Sense-of-Wonderful Century

This book gathers together many of the illuminating essays on science fiction and fantasy film penned by a major critic in the SF field. The pieces are roughly organized in the chronological order of when the movies and television programs being discussed first appeared..

The Raupo Phrasebook of Modern Maori

The Raupo Phrasebook of Modern Maori is the most up-to-date. versatile and relevant resource for using Maori language in everyday life.Whether you're a novice or emergent speaker of te reo Maori..

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Now in its fifth edition Biochemistry and Molecular Biology features a new author team. who have retained the much-praised clarity of previous editions..

The Law of Energy Underground

While energy has been extracted from the ground for two centuries. recent years have seen transformative changes to how easy it is to access underground energy resources. This book investigates the key challenges and legal consequences of recent developments in the use of the subsurface as a source of energy..

Dogs of God

From historian James Reston. Jr.. comes a riveting account of the pivotal events of 1492. a year when towering political ambitions. horrific religious excesses. and a drive toward adventure and conquest changed the world forever..

Tytler's History of Scotland

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important. and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact. and remains as true to the original work as possible..

Ringworld Engineers

"This rousing sequel to the classic Ringworld continues the adventures of Louis Wu and Speaker-to-Animals on that fantastic planet."--School Library Journal.

A Tangle of Gold (the Colors of Madeleine, Book 3)

Cello is in crisis. Princess Ko's deception of her people has emerged and the Kingdom is outraged- the Jagged Edge Elite have taken control. placing the Princess and two members of the Royal Youth Alliance under arrest and ordering their execution- the King's attempts to negotiate their release have failed- Color storms are rampant- and nobody has heard the Cello wind blowing in months..

Fragrant Palm Leaves

From the author of Living Buddha. Living Christ -- this remarkable book offers an elegant and profound window into the formation of the heart and mind of one of the world's most beloved spiritual teachers..


An exciting new series of early learning novelty board books that combine Scholastic's strength in learning with beautiful photography and clear designs to stimulate early learning..

Granja [Spanish]

Aimed at children learning their first words. this series of interactive books helps young learners recognize. read. and write 100 words in English and Spanish while having fun. Employing pull-tabs to make learning the words a more hands-on experience..

21st Century Herbalists

Interviews by Jesse Wolf Hardin. Presenting the new and only book of leading herbalist interviews - secrets. tools and tips shared by 21 of the most inspiring plant healers and wild foods foragers of our time: Rosemary Gladstar..

Rethinking Rights-Based Mental Health Laws

Mental health laws exist in many countries to regulate the involuntary detention and treatment of individuals with serious mental illnesses. 'Rights-based legalism' is a term used to describe mental health laws that refer to the rights of individuals with mental illnesses somewhere in their provisions..

The Poets of Alexandria

Alexandria was the greatest of the new cities founded by Alexander the Great as his armies swept eastward. It was ruled by his successors. the Ptolemies. who presided over one of the richest and most productive periods in the whole of Greek literature..

Domestic Violence

Unfortunately. domestic violence remains a fact of life for far too many people. The statistics tell us that one in four women is (or has been) abused by a partner in our society. and that some men are abused by their partners too..

Renaissance Music for the Harp

(Harp). A delightful collection of more than 20 popular dances and airs of the Renaissance period. arranged for the harp by Deborah Friou. Includes pieces by well-known composers of the time..

Rhinologic and Sleep Apnea Surgical Techniques

This single volume surgical atlas-like book contains precise descriptions of modern surgical techniques in rhinology and sleep apnea surgery. Chapters are contributed by surgeons with extensive experience..

Fiat Abarth 1972-1987

Fiat bought the rights to the Abarth name when the original company folded in 1971. From then onwards. the really hot Fiats all wore Abarth badges. and although the Abarth name might have lost some of its exclusivity..


'An enthralling adventure story. honest and powerful. The Wars of the Roses are imagined here with energy. with ferocity. with hunger to engage the reader.' Hilary Mantel February. 1460: in the bitter dawn of a winter's morning a young nun is caught outside her priory walls by a corrupt knight and his vicious retinue..

Recognizing Richard Rabbit

This modern fable provides a gentle lesson about career dilemmas. Willie is a rabbit who wants to make a very important change in his life. but he is convinced that he needs magical powers to bring it about..

The Colors of Courage

In the summer of 1863. as Union and Confederate armies converged on southern Pennsylvania. the town of Gettysburg found itself thrust onto the center stage of war..

Where Things Come Back

Winner of the 2012 Michael L. Printz and William C. Morris Awards. this poignant and hilarious story of loss and redemption explores the process of grief. second chances. and even the meaning of life ("Kirkus Reviews")..

The Treasure Map of Boys

E. Lockhart offers a hilarious and realistic look at the trials and tribulations of being a teenager in her third Ruby Oliver novel. Find out what the real treasure is in Ruby's life as she creates a treasure map of people she cares for and who return her feelings..

Fire in the Hole

In this superb short fiction collection. Elmore Leonard. the greatest crime writer of our time. perhaps ever (New York Times Book Review). once again illustrates how the line between the law and the lawbreakers is not as firm as we might think..

William Klein: ABC

Born in New York in 1929. William Klein is one of the leading photographers of the postwar era. as well as an influential filmmaker. painter. and graphic artist. This astonishing book..

Almost French

The charming true story of a spirited young woman who finds adventure--and the love of her life--in Paris. "This isn't like me. I'm not the sort of girl who crosses continents to meet up with a man she hardly knows..

Farmyard Beat

Author Lindsey Craig teams up with Arthur creator and bestselling artist Marc Brown in a toe-tapping farmyard dance-a-thon--perfect for toddler and preschooler read-alouds..

Synthetic Biology

These two volumes contain a selection of updated articles from the acclaimed Meyers Encyclopedia of Molecular Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine. the most authoritative resource in cell and molecular biology..

The Actor's Guide to Playing a Character

William Esper. one of the most celebrated acting teachers of our time. takes us through his step-by-step approach to the central challenge of advanced acting work: creating and playing a character..


Wonderland is a script for a large immersive theatrical performance which includes both a full script and a script to facilitate improvised performances. It also includes twelve one to one pieces and engages with techniques relating to the development and presentation of the work..

A Woman Betrayed

A classic novel from an exceptional storyteller. A Woman Betrayed. first published in 1991. is a stunning tale of troubling secrets that can hide beneath the placid surface of a seemingly good marriage--and the courage that's needed to move on..

Japanese English

Gives an in-depth analysis of the use of the English language in modern Japan. It explores the many ramifications the Japanese-English language and culture contact situation has for not only Japanese themselves..

Guinness World Records 2013

Now completely revised and updated. and for the first time ever with online bonus material. Boasting actual-size images and a new Infographics showcase. this edition features so much more than simple data and photos..

Best of Sam Phillips

This folio contains P/V/G arrangements of 17 songs from throughout the three-decade career of this Grammy-nominated. critically acclaimed singer-songwriter: All Night * Baby I Can't Please You * Fan Dance * I Need Love * If I Could Write * Reflecting Light * Strawberry Road * and more..


Excerpt from Kaeso: A Tragedy of the First Century Act I. Scene I. - The Roman Forum. People passing to and fro. Enter Salvius and Pansa. Pansa. Command. and be obeyed. Salvius. So thou wouldst bid. Mindful of disciplined subservienceOf soldiers to their captain..

Terra Cotta Warriors

Often described as the eighth Wonder of the World. the massive. underground army made from fired clay evokes both awe and curiosity. Who was this powerful Emperor of the Qin Dynasty who needed these warriors to guard him in the afterlife..