Splitting the Velvet Dark

WINNER of the 2014 Mary Ballard Poetry Chapbook Prize. The poems in Splitting the Velvet Dark cover the life of a wife and mother struggling with depression and anxiety. They speak of the transcendence felt by planting strawberries to avoid a breakdown..


A hard life in the inner city. Made it through. About to prepare for the next step of most young men. College. That was all until one fateful night to where freedom was taken away..

Adepts of the Five Elements

An occult survey of past and future problems. with the horoscope of the Theosophical Society and that of various leaders in specific relation to it. This book illustrates how earth. air. water and fire control in varying degrees the physical..

Tennis Science

If you have watched a Grand Slam tennis tournament in the past decade. you are probably aware that the game is dominated by just a few international powerhouses..

American Poets and Poetry

American poetry springs up out of all walks of life- its poems are "maternal as well as paternal...stuff'd with the stuff that is coarse and stuff'd with the stuff that is fine." as Walt Whitman wrote..

Oscar Wilde, an Idler's Impression

Excerpt from Oscar Wilde. an Idler's Impression Of this first edition of Oscar Wilde: An Idler's Impression by Edgar Saltus. there have been printed four hundred and seventy-four copies. and the type distributed..

Unexpected Harvest

UNEXPECTED HARVEST has a voice that will resonate with many and will echo its thoughts long after the pages have been turned - there is something here that touches just about everyone..

"Rolling Stones"

This Stones reference contains a complete se ssionography and discography. including all bootleg recordin gs. concert setlists. comprehensive listings of films. video s and TV appearances and rare photographs as well as a chron ology of the group..

Alone on the Ice

On January 17. 1913. alone and near starvation. Douglas Mawson. leader of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition. was hauling a sledge to get back to base campthe dogs were gone..

The Stolen Sapphire

Samantha and Nellie set sail for Europe aboard an ocean liner in 1906. Also traveling on the ship is a world-famous archaeologist with the legendary sapphire he discovered..

Theories of Personality

The 8th edition of "Theories of Per1000sonality" follows in the tradition of the previous versions. by centering on the premise that personality theories are a reflection of the unique cultural background..

Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales

In this version of the traditional tale. Chicken Licken thinks that the sun has is fallen on her head. She rushes to spread the word. only to find that things are not quite as they seem ..

Growing Out of Guilt

In "Growing out of Guilt". Dr. Fazel examines how the pain of unresolved anger can lead to negative feelings of guilt and low self worth. He shows how with emotional honesty it is possible to break the damaging cycle of guilt..

Holy Cow!: An Indian Adventure

After backpacking her way around India. Sarah Macdonald decides she hates the country with a passion. When a beggar at the airport reads her palm and insists she will one day return and for love she screams 'Never..

Consumption of Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is the postmodern city writ large. a city that. within the short span of a decade. has been transformed from a sleepy capital into a technological marvel with a thriving..

Music Express Interactive - Foundation Stage

Music Express Interactive - Foundation Stage provides interactive teaching activities for whiteboards. which are imaginative. inspiring and fun. It can be used as a stand alone resource or in conjunction with Music Express books..

The Monkey Goes Bananas

A determined monkey spies a banana tree across the water. What happens next is a wild romp. as the resourceful monkey attempts to grab a snack with hilarious consequences..

Special Orders: Poems

In these powerful and "achingly beautiful" ("Booklist)" poems of self-examination and openness from one of the cornerstones of the poetry world. Edward Hirsch assesses "the minor triumphs..

The Mysterious Origins of Hybrid Man

A provocative challenge to Darwin's theory of evolution - Shows there is no missing link because the human race. since day one. is the result of outright interbreeding among highly diverse types - Reveals multiple "Gardens of Eden" and how each continent has its own independent hominid lineages - Explains "Homo sapiens"' mental powers (the Great Leap Forward) and how we acquired the "blood of the gods..

The Approval Fix

Everybody wants to be loved. We all need affirmation. acceptance. and approval. Let's face it: It feels good to be appreciated and admired. But when we depend on the approval of others to feel good about ourselves..

J. Wendell MacLeod

A revealing biography of one of the architects of medical education in Canada..

Pilgrim's Progress

This book features one-page devotionals on all the major biblical sites in Israel. including Jerusalem. Capernaum. Bethlehem. and the Mount of Olives. Each devotional contains scripture references..

Evidence and Procedures for Boundary Location

Professional surveyors and many civil engineers must understand the laws of boundaries and the evidence necessary for efficient and accurate boundary determination. This new edition of the preeminent text/reference on the subject is brought completely up to date..

The Eight-year-old Legend Book

This collection of stories is based upon tales told by the Buddha to his monks 2500 years ago. Isabel Wyatt's enchanting retelling conjures up a rich world of eastern legend. ruled by courtly kings and wise men..

Analysis and Geometry

This book includes selected papers presented at the MIMS (Mediterranean Institute for the Mathematical Sciences) - GGTM (Geometry and Topology Grouping for the Maghreb) conference. held in memory of Mohammed Salah Baouendi..

Come Fly with Me

28 pages of beautifully designed and crafted butterflies to indulge your inner child. Relieve stress. channel your inner chi. or just for fun. this coloring book can be enjoyed by children and adults alike..

The Suicide of Reason : Radical Islam's Threat to the West

Whether by choice or not. the West finds itself in a low-grade yet bitter war with Islamic fanaticism. It is a war the West is singularly ill-equipped to fight. The foe is resistant to any of the normal methods of conflict resolution such as negotiation..

Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

The bestselling breakout hit is now available in paperback. Sharing a pair of worn. dirty. and speckled-with-bleach jeans. four friends have the most memorable summer of their lives..

Enchantment and Disenchantment

In a famous episode of the eighteenth-century masterpiece The Dream of the Red Chamber. the goddess Disenchantment introduces the hero. Pao-yu. to the splendors and dangers of the Illusory Realm of Great Void..

Eugene B. Borowitz

Eugene B. Borowitz is a rabbi. teacher of rabbis. and educator. and a theologian. and an important spokesperson for non-Orthodox forms of Judaism. Reform Judaism in particular..

Extreme spot the difference

Think you know 'spot the difference'. Well. look again. Extreme Spot The Difference is more challenging. more engaging and more visually impressive than anything you've seen before..

Teaching FUNdamental Gymnastics Skills

Now you can teach or coach gymnastics--even if you don't have a gymnastics background--and ensure that every child learns and succeeds. "Teaching FUNdamental Gymnastics Skills" is a hands-on guide that provides you with a strong foundation in exploratory gymnastic skills as well as formal gymnastic skills and helps you bridge the gap between the two approaches..


"Untitled"is a magical realist story set in Nigeria and England. of identical twin boys separated at infancy. In the quarrel after the marred naming ceremony..

The Sage Handbook of Personality Theory and Assessment

A definitive. authoritative and up-to-date resource for anyone interested in the theories. models and assessment methods used for understanding the many factes of Human personality and individual differences This brand new Handbook of Personality Theory and Assessment 2-Volume Set constitutes an essential resource for shaping the future of the scientific foundation of personality research..

The Complete Roman Army

The Roman army was one of the most successful fighting forces in history. Its organization and tactics were highly advanced and were unequaled until the modern era. Spectacular monuments to its perseverance and engineering skill are still visible today..

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Minicomic Collection

The toy juggernaut Masters of the Universe and its subsequent action figure lines featured memorable pack-in minicomics that aided in playtime for children across the world. This oversized hardcover collection features sixty-eight U..


Do you feel trapped in the machine of excess. Jen Hatmaker was. Her friends were. And some might say that our culture is. Jen once considered herself unmotivated by the lure of prosperity. but upon being called "rich" by an undeniably poor child..

Black Maestro

In Black Maestro. Joe Drape meticulously brings to life the drama. adventures. romances. and heartbreaks of an unlikely participant in the greatest historical events of the twentieth century..

Wild Words: Four Tamil Poets

In 2003. a group of men and women. setting themselves up as guardians of Tamil culture. objected publicly to the language of a new generation of women poets - particularly in the work of Malathi Maithri..

Blackstone's Statutes on Contract, Tort

Blackstone's Statutes have a 25-year tradition of trust and quality. and a rock-solid reputation for accuracy. reliability. and authority. Content is extensively reviewed to ensure a close map to courses..

Understanding Human Communication

For over three decades. this has been the best-selling text for the introduction to human communication course..

Ecological Restoration and Environmental Change

What is a natural habitat. Who can define what is natural when species and ecosystems constantly change over time. with or without human intervention. When a polluted river or degraded landscape is restored from its damaged state..

District Comics

"District Comics" is a graphic anthology featuring lesser-known stories about Washington. DC. from its earliest days as a rustic settlement along the swampy banks of the Potomac to the modern-day metropolis..

British Nuclear Weapons and the Test Ban 1954-1973

In 1962 Dean Acheson famously described Britain as having lost an Empire but not yet found a role. Perhaps nowhere is this more apparent than in the realms of nuclear weapons. An increasingly marginal world power..

The Magnetic North

Smashing through the Arctic Ocean with the crew of a Russian icebreaker. herding reindeer across the tundra with Lapps and shadowing the Trans-Alaskan pipeline with truckers..

Robert Mapplethorpe

Robert Mapplethorpe's wide. provocative and powerful body of work has established him as one of the most important artists of the twentieth century. The American photographer is mostly known for images that simultaneously challenge and adhere to classical aesthetic standards: stylised compositions of male and female nudes..

Healing Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis can now be healed and this book shows you how. This completely new and revised edition gives a breakthrough treatment protocol that can dramatically restore health to those with MS..


Excerpt from Auditing: Theory and Practice There is a demand for a practical book on auditing which up to this time has not been met. If my twenty-four years of continuous experience in professional accountancy work is a sufficient practical training..

Speed Up Your Korean

Word order. honorifics. terms of addresses and idiomatic expressions are just some of the areas that cause confusion for students of Korean. Learning how to avoid the common errors that arise repeatedly in these areas is an essential step in successful language learning..

Cities of God

How did the preaching of a peasant carpenter from Galilee spark a movement that would grow to include over two billion followers. Who listened to this "good news." and who ignored it. Where did Christianity spread..

Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.?

With clearly written text that explains a tumultuous time in American history. along with 80 black-and-white illustrations. this biography of Dr. King celebrates the vision and the legacy of a remarkable man..

Great Big Book of Mandala Pattern Coloring Pages for Adults - 300 Mandalas Patterns to Color - Vol. 1,2,3,4,5

" "This Mandala Patterns coloring book (Great Big Book of Mandala Pattern Coloring Pages for Adults) is a compilation of six previously published volumes: - >Mandala Pattern Coloring Pages for Adults: Mandalas To Color (Mandala Patterns Coloring Book) (Volume 1) >Mandala Pattern Coloring Pages for Adults: Mandalas To Color (Mandala Patterns Coloring Book) (Volume 2) >Mandala Pattern Coloring Pages for Adults: Mandalas To Color (Mandala Patterns Coloring Book) (Volume 3) >Mandala Pattern Coloring Pages for Adults: Mandalas To Color (Mandala Patterns Coloring Book) (Volume 4) >Mandala Pattern Coloring Pages for Adults: Mandalas To Color (Mandala Patterns Coloring Book) (Volume 5) >Mandala Pattern Coloring Pages for Adults: Mandalas To Color (Mandala Patterns Coloring Book) (Volume 6) " "The book is huge..


2015 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction"New York Times "Bestseller A breakout teen author explores the true meaning of popularity and how to survive middle school in this hysterically funny..

Verklarte Nacht

Inspired by Richard Dehmel's poem "Verklarte Nacht" ("Transfigured Night"). this 1899 work for string sextet is very much in the late-Romantic tradition. Schoenberg deftly translates the poem's pathos into a monumental work of chamber music..

Presenting the Fly

"Presenting the Fly" includes chapters dedicated to explaining in an easy-to-understand manner. the complexities of how the shape. colour. and weight of the fly can vastly affect an angler's success..


The most famous police officer in Sweden is found murdered in his bed. His four-year-old son is missing. His wife is suspected of killing both of them. No one believes her when she says she is innocent..


In a cricket career spanning nearly 30 years. Chris Adams has enjoyed some unforgettable moments. He played for England. enduring a brutal Test debut against South Africa in 1999..

Mammoth Book of Armchair Detectives and Screen Crimes

Stories of crime and detection have inspired some of the most popular movies and television seri of the 20th century. Hollywood. film makers and television producers alike have based some of their successful works on original novels and short stories of murder and mystery..

Social Audit Regulation

This book takes the concept of social audit and lifts it beyond the role of functioning largely as a management tool. The book proposes a system in which social audit is regulated so as to provide a mechanism for effectively promoting corporate accountability in society..

The People's Repertory

A practical guide for laypeople in how to use homeopathy for first aid situations: acute mental and emotional traumas. coughs. colds and flus. sports injuries. travel ailments..

Beginning Blues Harp

(Music Sales America). Learn blues-style harmonica with one of the world's greatest players. Don Baker. Discover the techniques of cross-playing. note bending. triplet tonguing and tone control to create all those bluesy sounds..

Firefight (Reckoners)

A #1 "New York Times" Bestseller Brandon Sanderson. the #1 "New York Times" bestselling author of "Words of Radiance." coauthor of Robert Jordan s The Wheel of Time series. and creator of the internationally bestselling Mistborn trilogy..

Heart of a Lion

Late one June night in 2011. a large animal collided with an SUV cruising down a Connecticut parkway. The creature appeared as something out of New England's forgotten past..

Columbus, an Epic Poem

Excerpt from Columbus. an Epic Poem: Giving an Accurate History of the Great Discovery in Rhymed Heroic Verse Apostrophes to Columbus. America. Genoa and Spain. The Fall of Granada..

Beef Cattle Production and Trade

Beef Cattle Production and Trade covers all aspects of the beef industry from paddock to plate. It is an international text with an emphasis on Australian beef production. written by experts in the field..

Science in Medieval Jewish Cultures

Science in Medieval Jewish Cultures provides the first comprehensive overview by world-renowned experts of what we know today of medieval Jews' engagement with the sciences..

Family Food

The bestselling family-friendly paleo cookbook from award-winning Australian chef and restaurateur Pete Evans "With plenty of nutritious and tasty recipes to please everyone..

Bring ME My Machine Gun

Award-winning journalist Alec Russell was in South Africa to witness the fall of apartheid and the remarkable reconciliation of Nelson Mandelas rule- and returned in 2007-2008 to see Mandelas successor..

Flowers on Main

When her last two plays are dismal failures and her relationship with her temperamental mentor falls apart. writer Bree O Brien abandons Chicago and the regional theater where she hoped to make a name for herself to return home..

The Liberal Arts in Higher Education

The Liberal Arts in Higher Education launches an institutional effort to establish a shared definition and to clarify the contours of the liberal arts and liberal education by extending centuries-old dialogue to the coeducational..

The Worst Earthquakes of All Time

A slight tremble shakes the room. Suddenly. a violent force rocks the house's foundation as a crack runs down the street. Earthquake. The shattering effects of these natural disasters have wreaked havoc on people around the world..

Essential Trade

"My husband doesn't have a head for business." complained Ng.c. the owner of a children's clothing stall in B.n Thanh market. "Naturally. it's because he's a man..

Regulated Systems for Multiphase Catalysis

Multiphase catalysis is a key technology for the competitive and sustainable production of fine chemicals in coming decades. A joint academic and industry consortium has developed tools for considering complex chemical and process-based requirements when setting up a catalytic system..

Primary Health Care - Theory and Practice

General practitioners and other primary care professionals have a leading role in contemporary health care. which Trisha Greenhalgh explores in this highly praised new text. She provides perceptive and engaging insights into primary health care..

The Homeowner's DIY Guide to Electrical Wiring

A practical. money-saving guide to handling home electrical wiring and upgrades correctly. safely. and according to the National Electrical Code The Homeowner's DIY Guide to Electrical Wiring arms you with the knowledge you need to tackle residential wiring projects and get results that are safe and efficient..

Complete Italian (Learn Italian with Teach Yourself)

Complete Italian is a comprehensive language course that takes you from beginner to intermediate level. These CDs are for use with the accompanying 416-page book containing 25 units plus verbs reference and word glossary (ISBN 9781444177312)..

In Vivo Models for Drug Discovery, Volume 62

This one-stop reference is the first to present the complete picture -- covering all relevant organisms. from single cells to mammals. as well as all major disease areas. including neurological disorders..

Perpetual Light: A Memorial

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..

Terrorist Suicide Bombings

Urban environments are prime targets for suicide bombings over the next decade. While the threat may be ever-present. measures are available that can empower law enforcement personnel to thwart attacks..

In the Blood

Written from a teenage child's point of view. "Motion" captures the pathos and puzzlement of childhood with great clarity of expression and freshness of memory. We encounter a strange but beguiling extended family..

The Lean Belly Prescription

Travis has written the ultimate prescription for curing dangerous belly fat. His revolutionary PICK 3 TO LEAN plan lets readers customize their diet and lifestyle to start melting away belly fat..

The Cellar

From the internationally bestselling. award-winning crime writer Minette Walters. "The Cellar" is a harrowing. compulsively readable novel about a family of African immigrants..

The Magnificent 12 (4) - The Power

Sometimes one hero isn't enough - sometimes you need a full dozen. Mack's search for his dazzling dozen continues in the fourth instalment of this funny. action-packed fantasy series by the New York Times bestselling author of GONE..

SSHHHH I'm Reading Ear Plugs - Pink

Quiet please. I'm reading. Wherever you are - at home. at work or on the move - feel completely free to lose yourself in a world of blissful hush. Engineered for comfort and using soft-touch hypoallergenic silicone..