The Bitter Sea

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The Nightmare Affair

Sixteen-year-old Dusty Everhart breaks into houses late at night. but not because she's a criminal. No. she's a Nightmare. Literally. Being the only Nightmare at Arkwell Academy..

Parenting Without Borders

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Oxford Reading Tree Treetops Chucklers

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The Month, Vol. 2

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The Great Depression and the Americas 1929-39

Ensure your students have access to the authoritative. in-depth and accessible content of this series for the IB History Diploma. This series for the IB History Diploma has taken the clarity..

The Spirit World

2011 Reprint of 1921 edition. Illustrated Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition. not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Fully illustrated with dozens of charts and drawings..

A Mathematician Comes of Age

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The North American Review, Vol. 79

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Babymouse: No.1

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Design Ideas for Baby Rooms

How to create a dream nursery with tips and advice. and beautiful photographs that showcases the latest design trends and products.


Putin is the highly personal biography of Russia's leader - a man many regard as the world's most interesting politician - and is the result of six years of research by the authors..

Jazz Poems

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Alice-Miranda Takes the Lead

Alice-Miranda is thrilled to be back at school. where the girls are preparing a play with the neighbouring boys' school. But it's not all glitter and stage lights: there are rumours of a witch in the woods..

Love, Janis

A revealing and intimate biography about Janis Joplin. the Queen of Classic Rock. written by her younger sister. Janis Joplin blazed across the sixties music scene. electrifying audiences with her staggering voice and the way she seemed to pour her very soul into her music..

Power and Principles of the Runes

The Spiritual Path of Rune Magic is unlocked in this book. For centuries the Northern Tradition has illuminated the way for many seekers. Based on her initiations into the powers behind the Runes..

Pedagogy of Hope

With "Pedagogy of the Oppressed." Paulo Freire established his place in the universal history of education. "Pedagogy of Hope" represents a chronicle and synthesis of the ongoing social struggles of Latin America and the Third World since the landmark publication of "Pedagogy of the Oppressed..

Drawing Blood

Sex. blood and a haunted house - presented here from the master of gothic horror. At a house in Missing Mile. just outside New Orleans. little Trevor McGee found the bodies of his brother..

Days of Awe

Celebrated for her irresistibly witty. strikingly intelligent examinations of friendship and marriage. Lauren Fox ( An immensely gifted writer a writer adept at capturing the sad-funny mess that happens to be one woman s life Michiko Kakutani..

The Tale of You

This inspirational guide to life featuring Peter Rabbit. in the same vein as the Dr. Seuss classic"Oh. the Places You'll Go.." is the perfect graduation gift..

Currency Market

A brief overview of money's historical relationship to the commodities of gold and silver. including the author's prophetic view of a new stage in monetary technique wherein monetary status and pure commodity value may be reciprocally beneficial and ultimately advantageous to the economy at large..

Slow Cooker Classics from Around the World

Cookbook author Victoria Shearer searched the globe for slow-cooked culinary classics and converted them for use in the modern-day slow cooker. A wonderful tool for today's families..

Lincoln and the Election of 1860

Abraham Lincoln looms large in American memory. He is admired for his many accomplishments. including his skills as an orator and writer. his Emancipation Proclamation. and his unswerving leadership during the strife-ridden years of the Civil War..

Window Treatments Idea Book

Doing what no other window treatment book has done before. "Window Treatments Idea Book" offers hundreds of the latest ideas from hands-on experts for decorating windows of every type. including bays. bows and unusual shapes..

Examining Trust in Healthcare

On the part of the patient. healthcare demands unconditional trust in the professional. But what is the nature of this trust. and to what extent is it justified. How significant is the fallout when it is abused..

Back When We Were Grownups

One morning. Rebecca wakes up and realises she has turned into the wrong person. Is she really this joyous and outgoing organiser of parties. the put-upon heart of her dead husband's extended family..

Movie Star Sonnets

These sonnets (in the Shakespearean form) deal for the most part with the movie stars of the thirties. forties. and fifties. With a few exceptions. they're written with admiration and affection..

Splinters of Light

From the acclaimed author of "Pack Up the Moon" comes a poignant and beautiful novel about love. loss. and the unbreakable bonds of family particularly those between mothers. daughters. and sisters..

Queen of Shadows

"Sarah J. Maas's New York Times bestselling Throne of Glass series reaches new heights in this sweeping fourth volume."

Everyone Celaena Sardothien loves has been taken from her..

City Cats, Country Cats

City cats and country cats both like to play. But do they play in different ways. An easy-to-read book that's sure to please any new reader..

Elon Musk

Elon Musk is the most daring entrepreneur of our time There are few industrialists in history who could match Elon Musk's relentless drive and ingenious vision. A modern alloy of Thomas Edison..

Fathoming the Ocean

By the middle of the nineteenth century. as scientists explored the frontiers of polar regions and the atmosphere. the ocean remained silent and inaccessible. The history of how this changed - of how the depths became a scientific passion and a cultural obsession..

The Beginner's Greek Book

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..


Set in the ancient Mediterranean the narrator and protagonist is Kleitos. a Hellenized Jew who eventually finds himself exiled to the Aegean island of Patmos where he encounters one. Yohanan. (John) another imperial exile..

Child Sexual Abuse and the Catholic Church

A meticulously researched inside look at child sexual abuse by clergy. this exhaustive. hard-hitting analysis weaves together interviews with abusive priests and church historical and administrative details to propose a new way of thinking about clerical sexual offenders..

C Primer Plus

"C Primer Plus " is a conversational-style book aimed at those new to C programming. A friendly and easy-to-use self-study guide. this book will be appropriate for serious students of programming..

Feminist Foundations

There can be no doubt that feminism has wrought enormous changes on the social sciences in general and sociology in particular. The contributors to this volume were asked to write about key pieces of feminist scholarship that had particularly influenced their sociological thinking..

Chambers Super-mini Book of Facts

This newly updated edition of Chambers Super-Mini Book of Facts has been thoroughly revised to incorporate all the latest developments. including sporting achievements and election results..


Level 1: Starting to Read

- Simple stories

- Increased vocabulary

- Longer sentences

Everyone loves snow. It's fun to play in and makes wonderful snowmen. But where does snow come from..

The Leader, the Teacher and You

Former Head of the Singapore Civil Service Mr Lim Siong Guan now shares his diverse experiences and fresh insights on leadership in his exclusive new book..

Simple Bags Japanese Style

  • 22 stylish bag designs in a simple Japanese-inspired style
  • Projects include a laptop bag. pocketbooks. knitting and sewing organizers. a thermos cover. a bread bag. a paintbrush case. and a variety of purses and shoulder bags
  • Includes patterns and complete step-by-step instructions
  • Composed mostly out of simple rectangles and squares..

  • Harmonious Tarot

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    A Boswell of Baghdad

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    Berlin as a Medical Center

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    Women in Management Research

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    Three Cups of Deceit

    "Originally published digitally in the United States by Byliner. Inc.. in 2011"--T.p. verso..

    The Racketty-Packetty House

    Acclaimed illustrator Wendy Anderson Halperin celebrates Frances Hodgson Burnett's classic. a tale of two dollhouses. just in time for its 100th anniversary. When Tidy Castle arrives..


    The amazing true story of how London became home to the Russian super-rich. A dazzling tale of incredible wealth. ferocious disputes. beautiful women. private jets. mega-yachts. the world's best footballers -- and chauffeur-driven Range Rovers with tinted windows..

    Baby Bedtime

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    Geomorphology, Human Activity and Global Environmental Change

    The purpose of this book is to demonstrate that the land-based geomorphological evidence of environmental change from late Pleistocene. Holocene. historical and contemporary time periods remain central to the understanding of environmental change both at the global and regional scale..

    Complex Hunter-Gatherers

    The Plateau region of the Pacific Northwest witnessed the emergence. persistence. and decline of a diverse array of hunter-gatherer communities during the course of a past several thousand year period..

    The Fourteenth Dalai Lama

    According to Tenzin Gyatso. the fourteenth Dalai Lama. "We have the moral responsibility to watch over the world."

    A simple monk as well as the spiritual leader of all Tibetans..

    How Bees Make Honey (Big Picture

    "The Big Picture" series brings the world and its wonders to life for young readers. With topics ranging from climate to people and culture. these attractive books are delightful jumping-off points for a variety of discussions..

    A Little Journey

    Excerpt from A Little Journey: To Some Strange Places and Peoples in Our Southwestern Land. (New Mexico and Arizona) For Home and School. Intermediate and Upper Grades These pages record the imaginary trip into this most fascinating portion of our wonderful country by a party of high school boys and girls..

    The Origin of Ashkenazi Jewry

    Where do East European Jews - about 90 percent of Ashkenazi Jewry - descend from. This book conveys new insights into a century-old controversy. Jits van Straten argues that there is no evidence for the most common assumption that German Jews fled en masse to Eastern Europe to constitute East European Jewry..

    Escaping the Delta

    A close-up look at the life and music of Robert Johnson and his contributions to the evolution of blues music describes his obscurity during his own life. his innovative influence on American popular music..

    Gli Asolani (1808)

    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age. it may contain imperfections such as marks. notations. marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important..

    The Guardians

    From American Book Award-winning author Ana Castillo comes a suspenseful. moving new novel about a sensuous. smart. and fiercely independent woman. Eking out a living as a teacher's aide in a small New Mexican border town..

    The Republic

    "Republic" is the central work of the Western world's most famous philosopher. Essentially an inquiry into morality. "Republic" also contains crucial arguments and insights into many other areas of philosophy..

    The Cambridge Dictionary of Christian Theology

    With over 550 entries ranging from Abba to Zwingli composed by leading contemporary theologians from around the world. The Cambridge Dictionary of Christian Theology represents a fresh. ecumenical approach to theological reference..

    Just Food

    We suffer today from food anxiety. bombarded as we are with confusing messages about how to eat an ethical diet. Should we eat locally. Is organic really better for the environment..

    Ricky Martin

    Packed with over 60 color photos and detailed personal information. "Ricky Martin: La Vida Loca" is the only comprehensive. photographic profile of music's fastest rising star.
    -- Ricky Martin's performance at the 1999 Grammys was a sensation..

    I Like Being Married

    From the reflections of famous people and the stories of everyday folk to classic love letters and contemporary "ten best" lists. this delightfully eclectic treasury shines a spotlight on the many joys of marriage..

    The Killing Dance

    The first hit man came after me at home. which should be against the rules. Then there was a second. and a third. Eventually. I found out that the word on the street was that Anita Blake..

    Creative Destruction

    A Frenchman rents a Hollywood movie. A Thai schoolgirl mimics Madonna. Saddam Hussein chooses Frank Sinatra's "My Way" as the theme song for his 54th birthday. It is a commonplace that globalization is subverting local culture..

    Between Cultures

    The first thematic series published for American literature. THE WADSWORTH THEMES IN AMERICAN LITERATURE SERIES is currently comprised of 21 themes spanning the time period normally covered in the two-semester American literature survey course--1492 to the present..

    Structural Functions in Music

    A brilliant investigation into musical structure through a systematic exploration of tonality. melody. harmony. texture. and rhythm. Discusses early madrigals and Gregorian chants through Bach. Beethoven..

    Gettysburg Envisioned

    The ultimate book for Civil War fans. Gettysburg Battlefield contains 486 photographs. both archival and modern day. plus 24 2- and 3-dimensional maps. making it the most comprehensive history of Gettysburg ever published in a single volume..

    Demons in the Spring

    A Collection of 20 short stories by Joe Meno. author of the smash hits The Boy Detective Fails and Hairstyles of the Damned. with illustrations by 20 artists from the fine art..

    The Guitar Collection

    Written by guitar specialist Tony Bacon. this book showcases the world's most influential and iconic guitarists. together with the legendary instruments they played in making musical history..

    Money Master the Game

    Tony Robbins has coached and inspired more than 50 million people from over 100 countries. More than 4 million people have attended his live events. Oprah Winfrey calls him "super-human..

    The Longman Writer's Companion

    A comprehensive reference to grammar. writing. research. and documentation. The Longman Writer's Companion offers a unique emphasis on how to write for different audiences - academic..

    Lady Merton, Colonist

    This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS series. The creators of this series are united by passion for literature and driven by the intention of making all public domain books available in printed format again - worldwide..

    Out of the Easy

    It's 1950. and as the French Quarter of New Orleans simmers with secrets. seventeen-year-old Josie Moraine is silently stirring a pot of her own. Known among locals as the daughter of a brothel prostitute..

    What Got You Here Won't Get You There [CHI]

    Traditional Chinese edition of What Got You Here Won't Get You There: A Round Table Comic: How Successful People Become Even More Successful. In Traditional Chinese. Annotation copyright Tsai Fong Books..

    Halfwit Nation

    From the creators of "The Daily Mash". the UK's No. 1 satirical website. this delivers the stories they don't want you to read. including: people who know how to fucking park on brink of extinction- fat kids to be chased to school by dogs- Vatican to build huge telescope in hunt for Jesus- estate agents will starve to death..

    Haunted Oregon

    Venture into the unexplained phenomena of the Beaver State...if you dare. This collection of more than 40 chilling tales features eerie accounts of paranormal activity..

    The Potion Diaries

    When the Princess of Nova accidentally poisons herself with a love potion meant for her crush. she falls crown-over-heels in lovewith her own reflection. Oops. A nationwide hunt is called to find the cure..

    The Enterprising Housekeeper

    Excerpt from The Enterprising Housekeeper: Suggestions for Breakfast. Luncheon and Supper The list of culinary literature is so large that it is almost the fashionto apologize for taxing a much-abused public with the burden of a new book on this subject..

    Mr Unpronounceable Adventures

    Welcome to The City Of The Ever Open Eye. A dreamworld metropolis of surreal wonder and dark nightmare. Nestled between the scorched wastes of The Endless Plain and the rolling expanse of The Hundred Year Ocean stands The City..

    The Lost Hero

    Jason has a problem. He doesn't remember anything before waking up on a school bus holding hands with a girl. Apparently she's his girlfriend Piper. his best friend is a kid named Leo..

    Guide to Quaker Parrot

    The Quaker parrot is a favourite among bird owners because of its endearing personality and its facility for human speech. The new. updated edition of this popular book provides expert advice on Quaker parrot behavior training..

    The Giver Quartet

    Now a major motion picture starring Jeff Bridges. Meryl Streep. Katie Holmes. Taylor Swift. Alexander Skarsgard. and Brenton ThwaitesThisfirst-ever Lois Lowrysingle-volume collectionincludes unabridged editions of the Newbery Medal-winning "The Giver..

    Cruel Crown : Red Queen Series, Books 0.1

    Two women on either side of the Silver-Red divide tell the stories no one else knows.

    Discover the truth of Norta's bloody past in these two revealing prequels to #1 New York Times bestseller Red Queen..

    Female, Male, Hawking or Dalek?

    Walking frame/multiple sclerosis humour for sufferers and the caring industry alike. But more than that it reaches out to anyone who has to manage muscle weakness..

    More Good Questions

    We know that Differentiated Instruction helps all students to learn. Yet DI challenges teachers. and nowhere more than in mathematics. In this new book..

    Reasons to be Pretty

    Greg is overheard admitting that his girlfriend Steph is no beauty. but that he wouldn't change her for the world. She is devastated- he can't see what he's done wrong..

    Microsoft Office Word 2007 Quicksteps

    Learn to use Microsoft Office Word the "QuickSteps" way. Since its introduction. the Word user interface has grown to contain more than 250 menu items. 30 toolbars. and 20 task panes. Now the interface has been completely rebuilt in Word 2007 to vastly improve and simplify the user experience..

    Freedom as Marronage

    What is the opposite of freedom. In Freedom as Marronage. Neil Roberts answers this question with definitive force: slavery. From there he unveils powerful new insights on the human condition as it has been understood between these poles..