Touched by Fire

Who wants Samantha Ellis dead.

Firefighter and arson investigator Samantha Ellis has a tough facade that belies her beauty-pageant exterior. Even in the hottest fire Sam stays cool--unless her boss..

Loose-Leaf Version for the American Promise

"The American Promise: A Concise History" is a brief. inexpensive narrative with a clear political. chronological narrative that makes teaching and learning American history a snap..

Unsettling Cities

This text offers a way of understanding the global nature of cities. where their very openness has served to shape their dynamism and character. It explores the mix of proximity and difference that exists in the rich and diverse texture of city life..

Baba Ali and the Clockwork Djinn

Come. Best Beloved. and sit you by my feet. I shall tell you a tale such as sister Scheherazade could have scarce imagined... In the Nejd there is nothing at all...except secrets. A band of thieves wish such secrets to remain hidden..

Statistical Manual for the Use of Institutions for the Insane

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..

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

William C. Morris Award Winner

National Book Award Longlist

Everybody is talking aboutSimon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

"A remarkable gift of a novel." Andrew Smith. author ofGrasshopper Jungle"I am so in love with this book..

Legendary Journeys: Ships

Legendary Journeys: Ships unfolds the enthralling history of sea-going vessels as they sailed across the globe. from the invention of simple rafts and dugouts to the new technologies of today's luxury liners..

Hysteria Neurasthenia

Excerpt from Hysteria Neurasthenia I have attempted in this little book to give a concise account of Hysteria and Neurasthenia. The clinical aspect of these diseases has been kept in view throughout..

The Six Sacred Stones

The end of the world is here...Unlocking the secret of the Seven Ancient Wonders was only the beginning. From the international best-selling author comes another blockbuster - simultaneously released with the print edition..

What Makes a Great Training Organization?

All learning leaders want their organizations to be perceived as great. but what makes a "great" training organization. How does a training organization achieve greatness. particularly from the perspective of the corporation..

Serious Barbecue

Adam Perry Lang trained with the world's best chefs before giving up four-star kitchens for the thrill of cooking with just meat and fire. Now he's on a mission to turn everyone into an expert.In Serious Barbecue..

Freddy and the Flying Saucer Plans

Originally published between 1927 and 1958. the 26 classic books about Freddy the Pig are now going on to delight a sixth generation of children. Freddy the Pig. the "Renaissance Pig" ("The New York Times Book Review") of Bean Farm..

Futuro Lejano [Spanish]

"Todo dejo de ser importante ante la perspectiva de pasar una semana con el...Yiannis Savas. el irresistible playboy de la dinastia Savas. era el sueno de todas las chicas. pero rapidamente se convirtio en la pesadilla de Cat McLean cuando sus promesas no pasaron de un ardiente romance..

Necklace for the Neckless

It would be difficult to imagine a place more pathetic than the trailer park of Aimlow. a small town cultural wasteland whose inhabitants are bent on nothing more than hunting. drinking and driving four-wheelers - oftentimes..

Paul Klee Angels

Paul Klee (1879-1940) began to experience the first symptoms of scleroderma--a systemic autoimmune disease--in 1933. although it was only diagnosed posthumously..

Violin for Dummies

Take a bow and start playing tunes with this friendly guide.
Whether you're an aspiring classical musician or you just want to fiddle around. Violin For Dummies will have you making music in not time..


Anny Butler is a caretaker. a nurturer. first for her own brothers and sisters. and then as a director of an agency devoted to the welfare of children. What she has never had is a real family..

Getting Started in Small Business For Dummies

Ensure success when starting your small business with this must-have introductory guide Have you always wanted to know what it takes to run a successful small business. This easy-to-follow guide includes everything you need to know to get started..


Book 1 in the Hard Rock Harlots Series WARNING: STRINGS is not suitable for slut shamers. uptight stone throwers. Holier-Than-Thou prudes. humorless virgins. persons with chronic neck or back pain. pearl-clutching bitties..

The End of the Line

We have reached a pivotal moment for fishing. with seventy-five per cent of the world's fish stocks either fully exploited or overfished. If nothing is done to stop the squandering of fish stocks the life of the oceans will face collapse and millions of people could starve..

The Origins of the Vietnam War

Why did the US make a commitment to an independent South Vietnam. Could a major war have been averted. Fredrik Logevall provides a concise. comprehensive and accessible introduction to the origins of the Vietnam War from the end of the Indochina War in 1954 to the eruption of full-scale war in 1965..

How the Spitfire Won the Battle of Britain

Finally lays to rest the myth that the Hurricane won the Battle of Britain rather than the numerically inferior. yet more glamorous. Spitfire. Although there were many more Hawker Hurricanes than Supermarine Spitfires engaged in the epic conflict fought over southern England in summer 1940..

Climate Change and the Energy Problem

This important compendium deals with the primary world problems of global warming and the coming energy crisis. In alternating chapters. it lays out the nature of the two interrelated problems..

The Winter Guest

A stirring novel of first love in a time of war and the unbearable choices that could tear sisters apart. from the celebrated author of "The Kommandant's Girl.".

Me, Who Dove Into the Heart of the World

A transporting and brilliant comic novel by an award-winning Mexican playwright. journalist. and poet narrated by an unforgettable woman: Karen Nieto. an autistic savant whose idiosyncrasies prove her greatest gifts..

Siempre Te Querre = Love You Forever

A young mother holds her newborn son and looks at him lovingly. Softly she sings to him "I'll love you forever. I'll love you always". This is a gentle affirmation of the love a parent feels for their child--forever..

Glenn Maxwell 3 and 4 Bindup

Fast and furious cricket action featuring Australian T20 star Glenn Maxwell. State Showdown The T20 National Youth Shield is about to begin and Will can't believe that he is living his dream of playing on the hallowed MCG grounds..

The Gospel According to Peanuts

Cartoons. like humour. touch on the puzzles of life. Where did we come from. What is the meaning of happiness. Why are some born dogs while others are born people..

Candy Bites

This delicious new book reveals the fascinating science behind some of our favorite candies. If you've ever wondered how candy corn is made or whether Baby Ruth bars really float. as in the movie Caddy shack..

The Poisoned Chalice

The fourth original novel in the electrifying "The Next Generation"/"Deep Space Nine" crossover event

One simple act. and the troubles of the United Federation of Planets have grown darker overnight..

Special Effects

This work offers a dazzling look behind the scenes of movie magic. From the ghosts of the 19th-century stage to the astonishing. galactic worlds of "Star Wars"..

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Buying a Piano

Tune in and tone down piano-shopping stress.
Unfamiliar with manufacturers. manufacturing methods. materials. or price ranges. the piano buyer can still educate himself before making the big investment..

Information is Beautiful

A visual guide to how the world really works. through stunning infographics and data visualisations. thoroughly revised. recalculated and reimagined for this new edition. We are overwhelmed by information - from our phones..

Belle (Scholastic Reader Breyer Stablemates

A reader from the best-selling Stablemates series. Belle features an American Quarter Horse and a Christmas theme. Emmy is nervous about moving from the country to the big city. The city is too loud and too busy..

Olivia Goes Camping

Olivia is super excited to have her best friend come along on her family camping trip. However Francine is not a huge fan of the Great Outdoors. It's up to Olivia to help Francine get in touch with her inner nature lover..

Nanostructured Carbon Materials for Catalysis

There is great interest in using nanostructured carbon materials in catalysis. either as supports for immobilizing active species or as metal-free catalysts due to their unique structural..

Speech Motor Control

Speaking is not only the basic mode of communication. but also the most complex motor skill humans can perform. Disorders of speech and language are the most common sequelae of brain disease or injury..

Encyclopedia Brown and His Best Cases Ever

From The Case of the Stolen Diamonds to The Case of the Stolen Money. here are fifteen of Encyclopedia Brown's best mysteries. carefully selected from the entire series. Included is a never-before-published article written by Don Sobol about his reasons behind writing the Encyclopedia Brown series..

Rhythm is My Beat

In Rhythm Is My Beat: Jazz Guitar Great Freddie Green and the Count Basie Sound. Alfred Green tells the story of his father. rhythm guitarist Freddie Green. whose guitar work served as the pulse of the Count Basie Band..

We Can Never Go Home

Teenage misfits Duncan and Madison are on the run. The only things they can count on are their super powers. and each other.


Pimsleur goRussian : Speak

The Pimsleur(R) Method teaches speaking and understanding right from the start

For almost 50 years. in over 50 languages. the Pimsleur(R) Method has been recognized by experts worldwide as one of the fastest and most effective ways to learn to speak another language..

Save the Assistants

"If you're tired. you're poor. and you're a huddled mass of an assistant yearning to breathe free. look no further than Save the Assistants." --Yahoo. "Lilit at Save the Assistants ..

The Truth about Forever

Marcy is looking forward to a boring summer: She has a dull job at the library. will log many hours studying for the SATs. and will grieve silently over her father's death..

Great New Zealand Railway Journeys

Sit back and enjoy the ride while Graham Hutchins takes you on a journey of discovery around New Zealand. In the style of Michael Palin. Hutchins describes a dozen unique train journeys..

The Mindful Mom-To-Be

Strengthening your own foundation is one of the very best beginnings you can give your child. In "The Mindful Mom-to-Be." doula and pregnancy coach Lori Bregman guides you in your journey toward motherhood by empowering you to find what works best for you and your baby..

Glory in Death

In a time when technology can reveal the darkest of secrets. there's only one place to hide a crime of passion - in the heart. . .

The first victim was found lying on a sidewalk in the rain..


This book is for cancer survivors: those in treatment and those who have completed treatment and are wondering what to do next. Both would benefit from a support group that is grounded in healing themes..


"One July day four hundred years ago. Samuel de Champlain stepped out of a small boat at Quebec and began a great adventure." So begins Christopher Moore's riveting account of the life of the extraordinary..

2016 Nantucket Calendar

Breathtaking and beautiful. this 12-month calendar is designed with awe-inspiring. professionally photographed landscapes of the picturesque island of Nantucket. Marked with all major holidays and moon phases..

Marvel Cinematic Universe Trivial Pursuit

Test your knowledge of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with 300 questions covering 6 categories from the first 10 films featuring: Iron Man. The Incredible Hulk. Marvel Avengers. Thor. and Captain America..

The Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide 2015

Edited by Sydney's most respected food writer. Joanna Savill. with principal reviewer Terry Durack. The SMH Good Food Guide 2015 showcases the best places to eat in Sydney. and throughout regional NSW..

Collins Complete Guide to British Birds

A complete photoguide to all the birds of Britain from the best nature publisher in the UK Collins Complete Guide to British Birds makes bird identification easier than ever before..

Watching Closely

Ethnographers rely on three related activities to conduct research in the field: observation. conversation. and participation. Observing others in their environments and using this data to inform and share conclusions is an essential part of any fieldworker's toolkit..

Gone Crazy in Alabama

Coretta Scott King Award winner * ALA Notable Book * School Library Journal Best Book of the Year * Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year * ALA Booklist Editors Choice * Shelf Awareness Best Book of the Year * Washington Post Best Books of the Year * The Bulletin of the Center for Children s Books Blue Ribbon Book * Three starred reviews * CCBC Choice * New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing * Amazon Best Book of the Year

The Coretta Scott King Award winning Gone Crazy in Alabama by Newbery Honor and New York Times bestselling author Rita Williams-Garcia tells the story of the Gaither sisters as they travel from the streets of Brooklyn to the rural South for the summer of a lifetime..

Stress Relief

Today's teens are dealing with adult issues and problems that previous generations did not encounter. With little power to control or to affect outcomes. many teens feel overwhelmed..

Harry Potter : Collectible Quidditch Set

Here is the first officially licensed "Harry Potter Collectible Quidditch Set" that includes: 1 Quaffle. 2 Bludgers. 1 non-removable Snitch. and 1 16x24" collectible poster all showcased in a decorative Quidditch trunk..

Making Sense

This volume of texts and images has evolved from papers given at the inaugural Making Sense colloquium. which was held at the University of Cambridge in September 2009..

Steve Jobs


Childhood and Society

Childhood and Society deals with the relationships between childhood training and cultural accomplishment. analyzing the infantile and the mature. the modern and the archaic elements in human motivation..

Studio Thinking 2

The first edition of this bestseller was featured in The New York Times and The Boston Globe for its groundbreaking research on the positive effects of art education on student learning across the curriculum..

Little Else: Trick Rider

Little Else is a trick rider and a horse whisperer. and sometime bushranger. When she joins Ma Calico's Bush Circus. she becomes La Petite Elsie and does leaps and lofty tumbles with Joe..

The Artist's Library

Creativity. like information. is free to everyone who steps into a library. The Artist's Library offers the idea that an artist is any person who uses creative tools to make new things..

The Bad Apple

Louise Hart has endured a great deal of pain from her callous husband Paul. but one cold December night in 1959 she can take no more. She and her son Davey escape their Coventry high - rise flat and flee to Tanglewood..

Photoshop Elements 12 All-In-One for Dummies

Make ordinary photos extraordinary with "Photoshop Elements 12 All-in-One For Dummies"

Whether you prefer to snap shots on your smartphone or don't ever leave home without your DSLR. chances are you have way more photos than you ever dreamed possible..

People and Biodiversity Policies

Biodiversity policies promote the protection. conservation. and sustainable use of biologically diverse ecosystems and habitats. In doing so. they create significant public benefits and contribute to social well-being..

Monetary Economics in South Africa

What do you need to know about financial innovation. financial liberalisation and deregulation. Do you know what purpose monetary policy serves in the economy. What is the role of interest rates..

Carlsen-Anand Match for the World Chess Championship

Including all games from the World Chess Championship Match. plus previous games between Anand and Carlsen and a ground breaking history of the World Chess Champions. including representative games by each of the 19 prior holders of the world title..

The Writing Thief

It's been said that good writers borrow while great writers steal. Writing thieves read widely. dive deeply into texts. and steal bits and pieces from great texts as models for their own writing..

Read, Play, and Learn! Module 14

This Read. Play. and Learn. storybook module contains 10 days of activities linked to the popular storybook A Rainbow of Friends. The module contains the following sections:* The Story: A brief summary of the storybook..

A History of Freedom of Thought

A History of Freedom of ThoughtBy J. B. BuryIt is impossible to know with certainty what another person is thinking. making suppression difficult. The concept is developed throughout the Bible..


Blaise Pascal's famous Pensees (Thoughts) is. in reality. a collection of notes he made for a book he never wrote. Many of the thoughts are fragmentary in nature. and the sectionalising and numbering was devised by a later editor..

The Lowland


Beyond Diagnosis

Case formulation is the analysis of individual problems or cases to reach a diagnosis that goes beyond the patient's symptoms to create an understanding of the underlying psychopathology..

Despicable Me Minions Magic Ink

These Imagine Ink picture books use a mess free marker to reveal a rainbow of colors as you draw on the page. Designed to be used with the included Magic Ink Marker..

Popcorn Days

Carley would rather have been anywhere but here: a town deep in Minnesota s farm country. with nothing plentiful except poverty. Still. staying with his Uncle David and his family was better than reform school which was where Carley was heading..


The author of the bestseller "A Whole New Mind" is back with a paradigm-changing examination of how to harness motivation to find greater satisfaction in life. This book of big ideas discusses the surest pathway to high performance..

Paw Patrol Look a Likes Matching Board Game

Join Chase. Rubble. Skye and the gang in a matching adventure. There's no job to big and no pup too small. With 72 cards and two ways to play. it's non-stop Paw Patrol Fun for 2-4 players. Kids can race to find the matches first or graduate to memory matching to see who can find them the fastest..

A Vegan Taste of France

This collection of cookbooks interprets the savory flavors of international cuisines for the animal-free. vegan diet. Each region's most famed dishes are detailed or redesigned to be meat-and dairy-free..

Invisible Republic

Out of a house called Big Pink came music that remains as seductive and baffling today as it was over thirty years ago. 'Marcus's contention is that there can be found in American folk a community as deep..

Your Writing Coach

According to a recent survey. 81% of adults have dreams of writing. but only 2% of them have actually completed a manuscript. What are we waiting for. Your Writing Coach: From Concept to Character..

Understanding and Developing Student Engagement

Enhancing the student experience. and in particular student engagement. has become a primary focus of Higher Education. It is particularly in sharp focus as higher education moves forward into the uncertain world of high student fees and a developed higher education market..

Making People Behave

'Anti-social behaviour' has become a label attached to a huge range of nuisance and petty crime. and rarely out of the headlines as tackling this problem has become a central part of the British government's crime control policy..