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The truth about Mara Dyer's dangerous and mysterious abilities continues to unravel in this gripping sequel to the thrilling The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer. Mara Dyer once believed she could run from her past. She can't. She used to think her problems were all in her head.T hey aren't. She couldn't imagine that after everything she's been through, the boy she loves would still be keeping secrets. She's wrong. In this gripping sequel to The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer, the truth evolves and choices prove deadly. What will become of Mara Dyer next?
Two Exes. One holiday adventure. Merry Ex-Mas? Seventeen-year-old Lila Beckwith's parents just left for vacation, and Lila's all set to throw the holiday party of the season. But when her Christmas-obsessed little brother, Cooper, discovers that global warming is melting the North Pole, he and his best friend, Tyler, take off on a runaway mission to save Santa. Lila has to get Cooper safely home before her parents get back on Christmas Eve. But the only person who can help her is Tyler's older brother, Beau -- a.k.a. Lila's musician, anti-everything ex-boyfriend. It'll take more than a Christmas miracle for Lila and Beau to overcome their differences and find their fugitive brothers. But could a journey destined for disaster help these polar opposites fall in love...all over again?
This is another in Gardner's series about a bumbling magician.
The riveting story of the country's first banking scandal in the first decades of the American republic This enthralling historical narrative of the birth of speculative capitalism in America opens in the 1790s when financial pioneer-turned-confidence-man Andrew Dexter, Jr. created a pyramid scheme founded on real estate speculation and the greed of banks, who freely printed the paper money he needed to finance the then tallest building in the United States-the Exchange Coffee House, a 153-room, seven-story colossus in downtown Boston. The story of Dexter's rise and eventual collapse offered an object lesson to the rising young nation, and presents striking parallels to the subprime mortgage meltdown and looming economic collapse of today. .
Haunted by the loss of his mother and sister, Han Alister journeys south to begin his schooling at Mystwerk House in Oden's Ford. But leaving the Fells doesn't mean that danger isn't far behind. Han is hunted every step of the way by the Bayars, a powerful wizarding family set on reclaiming the amulet Han stole from them. And Mystwerk House has dangers of its own. There, Han meets Crow, a mysterious wizard who agrees to tutor Han in the darker parts of sorcery-but the bargain they make is one Han may regret. Meanwhile, Princess Raisa ana'Marianna runs from a forced marriage in the Fells, accompanied by her friend Amon and his triple of cadets. Now, the safest place for Raisa is Wein House, the military academy at Oden's Ford. If Raisa can pass as a regular student, Wein House will offer both sanctuary and the education Raisa needs to succeed as the next Gray Wolf queen. Everything changes when Han and Raisa's paths cross, in this epic tale of uncertain friendships, cut-throat politics, and the irresistible power of attraction.
The realm of the Canderis is badly shaken when they learn that a neighboring land is home to the Resonants, a race of telepathic men and women who use their mind-altering abilities to transform innocent people into mindless slaves. Original.
Best known as the author of twenty-six novels, Iris Murdoch has also made significant contributions to the fields of ethics and aesthetics. Collected here for the first time in one volume are her most influential literary and philosophical essays. Tracing Murdoch's journey to a modern Platonism, this volume includes incisive evaluations of the thought and writings of T. S. Eliot, Jean-Paul Sartre, Albert Camus, Simone de Beauvior, and Elias Canetti, as well as key texts on the continuing importance of the sublime, on the concept of love, and the role great literature can play in curing the ills of philosophy. Existentialists and Mystics not only illuminates the mysticism and intellectual underpinnings of Murdoch's novels, but confirms her major contributions to twentieth-century thought.
Enter apathy. Travis is back from college for the summer, and he's just starting to settle in to the usual pattern at home: drinking, drugging, watching porn, and hooking up. But Travis isn't settling in like he used to; something isn't right. Maybe it's that deadly debauch in Hawaii, the memories of which Travis can't quite shake. Maybe it's Laura, Travis's ex, who reappears on the scene after a messy breakup and seems to want to get together -- or not. Or maybe it's his suddenly sensing how empty and messed up his life is, and wanting out. But once you're at the party, it's tough to leave. . .
The epic saga of Israel's earliest days and the people who fought to make it their home The Exodus was just one ship among many that carried survivors of the Holocaust to Palestine to establish a new nation. But the path that Jewish immigrants took to enter British-controlled Palestine was a difficult one, fraught with danger and political intrigue. The boat was intercepted by British forces and the refugees were placed in concentration camps. Uris's blockbuster novel traces the lives of the men and women who brave British naval blockades to help Israel come into being, from Ari Ben Canaan, who works tirelessly to smuggle in settlers, to Kitty Fremont, an American nurse drawn into a vast, tragic history. Weaving together fact and fiction, history and dramatic storylines, Exodus stands today as one of the most influential narratives of the founding of the State of Israel. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Leon Uris including rare photos from the author's estate.
One of Wall Street?s most powerful and lauded women shares her strategies for long-term success in any career While climbing the corporate ladder, Carla Harris sought career advice from her mentors and superiors but found some of the counsel too nonspecific. As Carla?s career advanced, she discovered the key survival tools to business success and vowed that when she reached senior management and people came to her for advice she would provide them with specific, play-by-play answers about what they needed to do to fulfill their career potential. Each chapter in Expect to Win includes Carla?s ?pearls?? lessons Harris has acquired during her twenty years of working on Wall Street that can help contribute to career success by aiding readers in navigating the day-to-day complexities and challenges of the workplace. Carla Harris is a Wall Street veteran. She executed the IPOs for UPS, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, and Redback, as well as the $3. 2 billion common stock transaction for Immunex, one of the largest biotech common stock offerings in U. S. history. Expect to Win is a must-read for anyone seeking battle-tested tools to triumph over common career challenges and to achieve maximum success in any field. .
How to survive and thrive in any economic climate with proven strategies from a powerhouse Carla Harris, one of the most powerful and respected women in business and Chairperson of the National Women's Business Council, shares advice, tips, and strategies for surviving in any workplace environment. While climbing the corporate ladder, Harris had her own personal missteps and celebrated numerous victories. She vowed that when she reached senior management, and people came to her for advice, she would provide them with the tools and strategies honed by her experience."Carla's pearls" have become the centerpiece for her many speeches and television appearances. In Expect to Win, Carla shares these valuable lessons, including:* Authenticity: The Power is You* The 90-Day Rule* Perception is the Co-Pilot to Reality* The Mentor, The Sponsor, The Adviser: Having Them All* Leverage Your Voice* Balance is a Necessity: Use Your Passions to Achieve it* Expect to Win: Show Up With Your Best Self Every Day* Expect to Win is an inspirational must-read for anyone seeking battle-tested tools to fulfilling their true potential and for fans of Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In.
LEVEL: 6th form onwards. This contemporary guide to clay techniques, tools, and traditions is as inspirational as it is practical. Supported by a clear, step-by-step illustrations, this comprehensive resource details a range of hand building and wheel throwing techniques. From the properties of clay to decoration and firing, all information presented is shown against a rich backdrop of dynamic professional and student work. While encouraging students of varying abilities to explore their own unique style and interests, basic to advanced studio opportunities highlight teaching tips and safety notes at point of use. Friendly and definitive, this stimulating guide to clay is ideal as an introductory text for a studio course from Art I to Ceramics IV. The student text explores ancient traditions and historic innovations. It also includes carefully crafted lessons organised for success in creating art and mastering key concepts and skills while introducing students to: Contemporary masters; Cutting-edge works of art; New media; Techniques and safety precautions; Current careers in art.
Brings an ancient art form to the contemporary classroom, inspiring students with exciting images, clear instruction, and fundamental background. This contemporary guide to clay techniques, tools, and traditions is as inspirational as it is practical. Supported by clear, step-by-step illustrations, this comprehensive resource details a range of handbuilding and wheel-throwing techniques and is a wonderful source for exploring ancient traditions and historic innovations in the world ofceramic art. From the properties of clay to decoration and firing, all information presented is shown against a rich backdrop of dynamic professional and student work. The student text explores ancient traditions and historic innovations. It also includes carefully crafted lessons organized for success in creating art and mastering key concepts and skills while introducing students to: * Contemporary masters * Cutting-edge works of art * New media * Techniques and safety precautions *Current careers in art
Connect students to the storiesof history. Connect students to the experienceof history. Connect students to success in history. At McGraw-Hill, we have spent the past few years deepening our understanding of the student and instructor experience. Employing a wide array of research tools including surveys, focus groups, and ethnographic studies, we've identified areas in need of improvement to provide an opportunity for greater learning and teaching experiences. Experience Historyis a direct result of this. Experience Historyis also a first in American History. Its groundbreaking adaptive diagnostic and interactive exercises paired with its lively narrative and engaging visuals creates a unique teaching and learning environment propelling greater student success and better course results. Instructors gain better insight into students' engagement and understanding as students develop a base of knowledge and construct critical thinking skills. Gripping stories keep students turning the page while the adaptive diagnostics for each chapter and a personalized study plan for each individual student help students prepare for class discussions and course work while enjoying increased course success. Experience History emphasizes that history is not just a collection of proven facts, but is "created" from the detective work of historians examining evidence from the past. Providing the interactive environment that only an integrated solution can provide,Experience History gives students the opportunity to examine primary sources and explore specific periods and events. This leads to greater understanding as well as the building and practicing of critical thinking skills. As students uniquely experience American History, Experience History propels students to greater understanding while achieving greater course success. Give students an experience. Improve course participation and performance. Experience History, and experience success.
The hottest trend spotter in North America reveals powerful strategies for thriving in any economic climate. Did you know that Hewlett?Packard, Disney, Hyatt, MTV, CNN, Microsoft, Burger King, and GE all started during periods of economic recession? Periods of uncertainty fuel tremendous opportunity, but the deck gets reshuffled and the rules of the game get changed. EXPLOITING CHAOS is the ultimate business survival guide for all those looking to change the world. Topics include: SPARKING A REVOLUTION, TREND: HUNTING, ADAPTIVE INNOVATION and INFECTIOUS MESSAGING.
A list of the pieces in this book. Stories of Our Time ï¿½ Thank You, M'am Langston Hughes ï¿½ The Circuit Francisco Jimenez ï¿½ The Bracelet Yoshiko Uchida ï¿½ To Everything There Is a Season ï¿½ Waiting Harry Behn ï¿½ Something Told the Wild Geese Rachel Field ï¿½ Six Haiku translated by Harry Behn ï¿½ Check James Stephens ï¿½ The Pasture Robert Frost ï¿½ A Wintry Sonnet Christina Rossetti ï¿½ The Morns Are Meeker Than They Were Emily Dickinson ï¿½ The Storm Walter de la Mare ï¿½ Swift Things Are Beautiful Elizabeth Coatsworth ï¿½ I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud William Wordsworth ï¿½ Until I Saw the Sea Lilian Moore ï¿½ "To everything there is a season" King James Bible Stories of Scientists ï¿½ Michael Faraday's World Nancy Veglahn ï¿½ Nikola Tesla, Inventor Shawn Lake ï¿½ Healing a Wounded Heart: Daniel Hale Williams William Orem ï¿½ Marie Curie and the Discovery of Radioactivity Mara Rockliff ï¿½ Enrico Fermi: The "Italian Navigator" Dorothy Haas Advice and Instruction ï¿½ The Fish I Didn't Catch John Greenleaf Whittier ï¿½ Work John Ruskin ï¿½ Honest Work ï¿½ For Want of a Horseshoe Nail adapted from James Baldwin ï¿½ Argument Joseph Addison ï¿½ If Rudyard Kipling ï¿½ Can't Edgar Guest ï¿½ Letter to His Son Robert E. Lee ï¿½ Mother to Son Langston Hughes ï¿½ Perseverance Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ï¿½ Rebecca Hilaire Belloc ï¿½ The Story of Augustus Heinrich Hoffmann
This full-color exploratory approach to agriscience helps students develop a firm intellectual and skill-based foundation for further career preparations in agriscience. Its easy to follow format accommodates the middle school students need for a broad introduction to such subjects as horticulture, animal science, environmental science, biotechnology, and careers in agricultural-related fields. Numerous hands-on exercises and superb full-color illustrations help reinforce major principles, while highlighted articles, featuring FFA Career Development Events, prepare students for later participation in FFA contests. An instructor's guide, laboratory manual, teacher's resource guide and test bank CD-ROM are also available for this text.
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