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Going Home

by A. American

Book 1 of The Survivalist SeriesIf society collapsed, could you survive?When Morgan Carter's car breaks down 250 miles from his home, he figures his weekend plans are ruined. But things are about to get much, much worse: the country's power grid has collapsed. There is no electricity, no running water, no Internet, and no way to know when normalcy will be restored--if it ever will be. An avid survivalist, Morgan takes to the road with his prepper pack on his back.During the grueling trek from Tallahassee to his home in Lake County, chaos threatens his every step but Morgan is hell-bent on getting home to his wife and daughters--and he'll do whatever it takes to make that happen. Fans of James Wesley Rawles, William R. Forstchen's One Second After, and The End by G. Michael Hopf will revel in A. American's apocalyptic tale.

Murder on the Rocks

by Allyson K. Abbott

Mack's Bar is one of those nice, friendly places where everybody knows your name. That's great when someone's buying you a round, but not so hot when you find yourself atop a list of murder suspects--with your fingerprints on the bloody knife!Mackenzie "Mack" Dalton is a Milwaukee bar owner with a nose for trouble--literally. A neurological glitch has left her with extra perceptive senses. So when she stumbles upon a dead body in the alley behind the bar--the same spot where her own father was shot eight months earlier--she can tell right away there's something fishy in the air. The lead detective thinks there's a link between the two deaths, and he'll need Mack's help to sniff out the murderer amid the crowd of eccentric regulars. But when all the evidence points to her as the most likely culprit, it could be an early last call for Mack--and celebratory cocktails for a killer. Includes drink recipes

Murder with a Twist

by Allyson K. Abbott

The regulars at Mack's Bar love putting their heads together to solve a good mystery. But Mack is learning there's a big difference between barroom brain teasers and real-life murder. . .Milwaukee bar owner Mackenzie "Mack" Dalton has a unique neurological condition that gives her extra perceptive senses, and police detective Duncan Albright is convinced Mack's abilities can be used to help catch crooks. Mack may be at pro at mixing drinks, but she's still an amateur when it comes to solving crimes--and she's not sure she should mix business with pleasure by working with a man who stirs up such strong feelings in her. At her first crime scene--a suspicious suicide--she experiences a heady cocktail of mixed sensations and emotions that make her question whether police work is right for her. But when Duncan asks her to help find a kidnapped child, she knows she has to give it a shot. . ."The first book in the Mack's Bar Mystery series is a hit!" --RT Book Reviews on Murder on the Rocks

The Great Leveller

by Joe Abercrombie

Collected together for the first time, here are the three hard-hitting standalone novels set in the world of Joe Abercrombie's bestselling FIRST LAW trilogy. BEST SERVED COLD: War may be hell but for Monza Murcatto, the Snake of Talins, the most feared and famous mercenary in Duke Orso's employ, it's a damn good way of making money too. Her victories have made her popular - a shade too popular for her employer's taste. Betrayed, thrown down a mountain and left for dead, Murcatto's reward is a broken body and a burning hunger for vengeance. Whatever the cost, seven men must die. THE HEROES: Over three bloody days of battle, the fate of the North will be decided. But with both sides riddled by intrigues, follies, feuds and petty jealousies, it is unlikely to be the noblest hearts, or even the strongest arms that prevail. Three men. One battle. No Heroes. RED COUNTRY: Shy South hoped to bury her bloody past and ride away smiling, but she'll have to sharpen up some bad old ways to get her family back, and she's not a woman to flinch from what needs doing. She sets off in pursuit off her family's killers with only a pair of oxen and her cowardly old stepfather Lamb for company. But it turns out Lamb's buried a bloody past of his own, and out in the lawless Far Country, the past never stays buried.

The Body Box

by Lynn Abercrombie

Terror He calls it the Body Box. It's a space too small for his victims to sit up or lie down. But it's the perfect place to keep them for his games--the perfect place to watch them while they die. Can't Be Bad choices and big mistakes have landed Detective Mechelle Deakes on the Atlanta Police Department's lowest rung, the Cold Case Unit. Sifting through forensic evidence and unsolved murder files is a thankless job she shares with her new partner, Lieutenant Hank Gooch, a man of few words and even fewer for African-American female cops like Mechelle. His single obsession is finding a serial killer who preys on the most innocent of victims, a man he thinks is responsible for many of the most gruesome unsolved cases in their files. And one chilling look convinces Mechelle that Hank's right. Contained It's a case that has been cold for a reason. Someone wants it to stay closed. And two cops will risk everything--their jobs, their reputations, even their lives--to uncover the truth, no matter where it takes them.

The Outlaws of Sherwood Street: Giving to the Poor

by Peter Abrahams

A modern-day Robin Hood by a New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-winning author!Robbie Forester has learned the hard way that life isn't fair. So have her friends Ashanti, Silas and Tut-Tut. But Robbie and her friends--who call themselves the Outlaws of Sherwood Street--want to change that.When Sheldon Gun, an evil business man, ends up killing Silas's father so he can build a new apartment complex in Brooklyn, the Outlaws know it's up to them to make Sheldon Gun pay. With street smarts, Silas's inventions, and a little help from a charm bracelet, these friends know they can take on Sheldon Gun and win--at least, they hope so. If not, they may end up just like Silas's dad. This story is filled with action, adventure, social justice and great friends--and is especially relevant during our current economy and the rise of the Occupy Everywhere movement. Perfect for fans of young detectives like Nancy Drew, Enola Holmes, and Gilda Joyce. Peter Abrahams, who also writes the Chet & Bernie mysteries as Spencer Quinn, is the award-winning and best-selling author of the Echo Falls series as well as teen novels Reality Check and Bullet Point. His adult novel, The Fan, was turned into a feature film starring Robert DeNiro and Wesley Snipes. Stephen King has called Abrahams "my favorite American suspense novelist."

White Backlash

by Marisa Abrajano Zoltan L. Hajnal

White Backlash provides an authoritative assessment of how immigration is reshaping the politics of the nation. Using an array of data and analysis, Marisa Abrajano and Zoltan Hajnal show that fears about immigration fundamentally influence white Americans' core political identities, policy preferences, and electoral choices, and that these concerns are at the heart of a large-scale defection of whites from the Democratic to the Republican Party.Abrajano and Hajnal demonstrate that this political backlash has disquieting implications for the future of race relations in America. White Americans' concerns about Latinos and immigration have led to support for policies that are less generous and more punitive and that conflict with the preferences of much of the immigrant population. America's growing racial and ethnic diversity is leading to a greater racial divide in politics. As whites move to the right of the political spectrum, racial and ethnic minorities generally support the left. Racial divisions in partisanship and voting, as the authors indicate, now outweigh divisions by class, age, gender, and other demographic measures.White Backlash raises critical questions and concerns about how political beliefs and future elections will change the fate of America's immigrants and minorities, and their relationship with the rest of the nation.

Ciao Biscotti

by Antonis Achilleos Domenica Marchetti

Ciao Biscotti is a collection of 44 authentic biscotti from Italian cooking expert Domenica Marchetti. Studded with nuts, adorned with chocolate, or dotted with dried fruit, biscotti, Italy's unique twice-baked cookies have a crunchy, toasty, enduring appeal. Perfect for dunking into coffee, tea, or Vin Santo, they're easy to make; and transform a simple bowl of ice cream or sorbet into a special dessert. With savory ingredients swapped for the sweet ones, biscotti are a delicious accent to a cheese platter. Nibble on traditional flavors such as Hazelnut or Anise, coffeehouse neo-classics like Christmas Cranberry-Pistachio, tempting new versions such as Browned Butter and Toblerone, or savory ones, including Mountain Gorgonzola and Walnut, and taste the perfection of a classic cookie. Ciao biscotti!

A Nation Dedicated to Religious Liberty

by Arlin M. Adams Warren E. Burger Charles J. Emmerich

Here is a concise overview of the historical development and judicial interpretation of the First Amendment religion clauses. It begins with a survey of the history of American religious liberty, goes on to present the views of the Founding Fathers, and then considers the core value of religious liberty and the constitutional purposes that implement that value.the book ends on a practical note by applying these principles to questions of equal access, religious symbolism in public life, and the task of defining religion for constitutional purposes. As the authors note in their introduction, "the historical principles that animate the religion clauses are more than an abstract intellectual exercise. . . . They provide an essential context for guiding the resolution of modern religious liberty issues."

Magic Soup

by Kate Adams Nicole Pisani

There is something about soup that has both the ability to revitalise and to soothe. They are packed with nutrition and offer variety, deliciousness and comfort as well as being a fantastic aid for weight-loss. Soup's versatility and health benefits are captured in MAGIC SOUP. Whether it's swapping a stale sandwich at lunchtime for a vibrant bowl full of grains and greens, or relaxing at home over a velvety blend of manuka-honeyed parsnip, cooking for a supper party or nursing a cold - there is always an occasion for soup. MAGIC SOUP features over 100 innovative recipes helping you to feel fuller and become healthier. Recipes such as salmon poached in lemongrass tea, lemon chicken and mint with quinoa, and the ultimate 'chicken soup for the soul' will redefine people's expectations and put paid to the myth that soup cannot be hearty a meal in itself. Nicole Pisani and Kate Adams have all the credentials and expertise to create recipes that are both utterly delicious and in line with a balanced way of eating.

Hook Up or Break Up #1: Love Is Random Too

by Kendall Adams

Help!I was lagging behind everyone in the romance department to the point where it was mortifying. So my best friend talked me into asking out three guys at random--and now they all want to be my boyfriend! I know . . . I shouldn't complain, but I just can't make this decision on my own. So I'm leaving it up to you.Who's it gonna be? Choose wisely. This is my heart we're talking about!Love, Quinn

Hook Up or Break Up #2: If You Can't Be Good, Be Good at It

by Kendall Adams

Layla has the reputation of being "fast" due to her lively personality and incredible good looks--and the fact that she just REALLY likes boys. But it's senior year and she's finally settled down with Nate, a fabulously gorgeous football player. Still, she can't help but notice Ian, with his funky dreads and dreamy British accent. And then Drew Anderson crashes into her life, the hot, rebellious artist she's had a crush on since she was 15. Just when things couldn't be more confusing, Layla makes two too many plans for Valentine's Day. You decide which one Layla hooks up with in the end!

Hook Up or Break Up #3: Lose Yourself

by Kendall Adams

Help!I broke up with my boyfriend because he was cheating on me. Now he's come begging for forgiveness and wants to take me to the prom. I never imagined sharing that night with anyone but him . . . until I looked around and realized how many other hot prospects were available!Should I go back to my ex-boyfriend or try someone new? This decision is too hard, so you're going to make it for me. Choose wisely. This is my heart we're talking about!Love, NoelleZachI thought we'd be together forever--I still love him . . . but can I trust him?TrentSmart, sexy, and the perfect gentleman . . . what more could a girl ask for?RyanMy funky, cool coworker who's always been there for me . . . when did he get to be so cute?

Hook Up or Break Up #4: Don't Do Anything I Wouldn't Do

by Kendall Adams

Help!I came to California for the summer to do something adventurous, but I never imagined that I would land three amazing guys at once! I'm having so much fun, but I need to pick one before they find out about each other and my love life goes back to nonexistent. I have no idea who to pick, so you're going to do it for me.Who's it gonna be? Choose wisely. This is my heart we're talking about!Love, JennaNicholasTotally gorgeous, completely laid-back, and he's in college. What's not to like?KyleSexy, sweet, and a surfer-the perfect summer fling . . . and maybe more.SeanAdorable, smart, and when he kisses me, my knees turn to mush. How can I resist?

Beautiful Liars

by Kylie Adams

The rich and glamorous never need to sleep alone. At least, that's the theory. Gorgeous, successful, and pampered women like Emma Ronson and Simone Williams, the hosts of TV's hottest new daily talk show, The Beehive, seem to have New York--and all of the men in it--at their feet. But behind the scenes, it's a much different story. . . Emma left a career in serious journalism for daytime popularity, and now she's interviewing barely literate reality stars as she watches her credibility slip away. Even worse, she's also sharing the Beehive couch with Sutton, an aging news diva who's doesn't miss a chance to stick her claws into Emma for stealing her media mogul boyfriend. Simone, a Black American Princess and former teen model, is drowning in debt that her Beehive salary can't begin to cover, and her famous ex has just crossed the line from stalker to psycho. Caught up in a wild mix of cheating boyfriends, scheming rivals, velvet-rope catfights, backstabbing exes, and bloodthirsty gossip columnists, the city's most beautiful people are about to discover just how ugly life at the top can get. . . Kylie Adams is the author of Ex-Girlfriends, Fly Me to the Moon, Baby, Baby, and the USA Today bestsellers The Only Thing Better than Chocolate (with Janet Dailey and Sandra Steffen) and Santa Baby (with Lisa Jackson, Elaine Coffman, and Lisa Plumley). She is a contributing editor to The South, a regional bimonthly magazine that features her pop culture/humor column, "Kylie Says." She lives in Brandon, Mississippi, where she is currently at work on her next novel.

Italian Renaissance Art

by Laurie Schneider Adams

Art historian Laurie Schneider Adams brings to students a vibrant and engaging presentation of Renaissance art history that is supported by up-to-date scholarship and methodology. The text opens with the late Byzantine work of Cimabue and concludes with the transition to Mannerism. The author's focus is on the most important and innovative artists and their principal works, with a clear emphasis on selectivity and understanding. Italian Renaissance Art also focuses on style and iconography, and on art and artists, incorporating different methodological approaches to create a wider understanding and appreciation of the art. Distinguishing features of this text include: Over 400 illustrations, with 215 in full color, are integrated with the text, and large enough to properly view. In depth coverage on the most important and innovative artists and their principle works throughout Italy. Side boxes that provide additional material on techniques, biographical data, descriptions of artistic media, as well as necessary background information are used in every chapter. "Controversy" boxes introduce some of the ongoing scholarly quarrels among Renaissance art historians. Maps, plans, and diagrams are also included throughout. A historical chronology, a full glossary of art-historical terms, and a select bibliography are also included at the end of the text.

Meet Me in Atlantis

by Mark Adams

The New York Times bestselling author of Turn Right at Machu Picchu sets out to uncover the truth behind the legendary lost city of Atlantis.A few years ago, Mark Adams made a strange discovery: Everything we know about the lost city of Atlantis comes from the work of one man, the Greek philosopher Plato. Then he made a second, stranger discovery: Amateur explorers are still actively searching for this sunken city all around the world, based entirely on the clues Plato left behind.Exposed to the Atlantis obsession, Adams decides to track down these people and determine why they believe it's possible to find the world's most famous lost city and whether any of their theories could prove or disprove its existence. He visits scientists who use cutting-edge technology to find legendary civilizations once thought to be fictional. He examines the numerical and musical codes hidden in Plato's writings, and with the help of some charismatic sleuths traces their roots back to Pythagoras, the sixth-century BC mathematician. He learns how ancient societies transmitted accounts of cataclysmic events--and how one might dig out the "kernel of truth" in Plato's original tale.Meet Me in Atlantis is Adams's enthralling account of his quest to solve one of history's greatest mysteries; a travelogue that takes readers to fascinating locations to meet irresistible characters; and a deep, often humorous look at the human longing to rediscover a lost world.

Land

by Martin Adams

What if we lived in a world where everyone had enough? A world where everyone mattered and where people lived in harmony with nature? What if the solution to our economic, social, and ecological problems was right underneath our feet? Land has been sought after throughout human history. Even today, people struggle to get onto the property ladder and view real estate as an important way to build wealth. Yet, as the reader will discover through this book, the act of owning land--and our urge to profit from it--causes economic booms and busts, social and cultural decline, and environmental devastation. Land: A New Paradigm for a Thriving World introduces a radically new economic model that ensures a more fair and abundant reality for everyone. It is a book for those who dream of a better world, for themselves and future generations.Table of ContentsIntroduction Part I: The Cost of Ignorance1. The Production of Wealth 2. The Value of Location3. The Free Market4. Social Decline5. Business Recessions6. Ecocide7. Earth, Our HomePart II: A New Paradigm for a Thriving World8. Restoring Communities9. Keep What You Earn, Pay for What You Use10. Local Autonomy11. Affordable Housing12. Thriving Cities13. Sustainable Farming14. The Price of Peace15. A New ParadigmEpilogue: A Personal NoteAppendix: The Math Behind the ScienceReferences & Suggestions for Further ReadingEndnotesIndexFrom the Trade Paperback edition.ng and contagious passion. The second part explores an economic solution so radical yet so easily understandable that the reader cannot help but be transformed.Table of ContentsIntroduction 1Part I: The Cost of Ignorance1. The Production of Wealth 72. The Value of Location 103. The Free Market 134. Social Decline5. Business Recessions6. Ecocide7. Earth, Our Home8. Déjà Vu, AgainPart II: A Humanitarian Perspective9. Restoring Communities10. Keep What You Earn, Pay for What You Use11. Local Autonomy12. Affordable Housing13. Thriving Cities14. Sustainable Farming15. The Price of Peace16. Lasting Prosperity17. A New ParadigmEpilogue: A Personal NoteAcknowledgmentsAppendix: The Math Behind the ScienceReferences & Suggestions for Further ReadingEndnotes

Making Friends With Black People

by Nick Adams

White people of America, we know you've got it rough. Sure, black men and women have been through four hundred years of slavery, oppression, murder, and watching white college students try to dance. But now that it's hip to have black friends, white people aren't sure how to go about it. And that is a real American tragedy. Thank God Nick Adams is here to help you avoid potential racial pitfalls and successfully make the transition from white to "aiight." Now, you'll know not to start a conversation with, "So, that new Jay-Z album is pretty great, right?" Or tell a co-worker he looks just like (fill in blank with name of dark-skinned person who works in the other building.) You'll know that a lot of black people you meet at parties or work functions don't care who played Thelma's husband on "Good Times", don't want to discuss the Malcolm X biography you just read and definitely don't want to listen to country music. Ever. Yes, it's a good thing Nick is here to explain. Because if we're going to live together in peace and harmony, you people are going to need help. Black People, Briefly Explained. A Q&A with Nick Adams Q: Nick, what is the correct term to use when addressing my new friends: Black or African-American? A: Personally, I always liked Afro-American. I liked being named after a 1970's hairdo. But then I wondered why we didn't become the Jheri-curled Americans or High Top Fade Americans. Q: Nick, if black people can use the "N" word as a term of endearment, can I, a white person, do so? A: No. I don't care if you have your hair in cornrows while wearing a Phat Farm t-shirt at an R. Kelly concert. Black people don't get to be president, and white people don't get to use the word nigger. Can we just call it even now? Q: Nick, I'd like to try slang. Is that okay? A: When you guys start using our words, that's when we know it's time for us to stop using them. Every time a white, middle-aged math teacher calls a student, "dog," black people all over the country are notified via email. Believe it. Q: Nick, surely you have to agree that Eminem is a hip-hop visionary? A: Let's try this one more time: Kurtis Blow, RUN-DMC, LL Cool J, Rakim, Chuck D, KRS-One, Tupac, Notorious B.I.G., Nas, Common, Mos Def, Bitch!

Dachshunds For Dummies

by Eve Adamson

Thinking about owning a Dachshund? Dachshunds For Dummies,2nd Edition, is fully updated to show you how tofind the one you'll love forever and make him or her part ofyour family. Whether you choose a standard or miniature thisone-stop guide gives you all the information you need to raise andcare for your adorable "hot dog." This must-have resource is packed with expert advice oneverything from feeding and healthcare to housebreaking, grooming,training, and more. Plus, you'll learn the ins and outs ofselecting the right vet, handling emergencies, and even showingyour Dachshund. You'll find out about the ups and downs ofliving with a pet, get familiar with the Dachshund's classicphysical characteristics, and find help in deciding whetheryou'd like a smooth, wirehaired, or longhaired pooch.Discover how to:Choose your ideal DachshundPrepare your home for your new arrivalManage your puppy's nutrition and healthConquer training problemsGroom a smooth, wirehaired, or longhaired DachshundBuild a strong and loving bond with your petHandle common Dachshund back problemsChoose toys, grooming tools, and accessoriesSelect a crate and beddingIntroduce your dog to other petsTake charge of your Dachshund's trainingBringing a lively, clever Dachshund into your home will be ahappy and joyful experience. Dachshunds For Dummies,2nd Edition, makes it easy, too!

The Burn

by Eve Adamson Haylie Pomroy

In the #1 New York Times bestseller The Fast Metabolism Diet, powerhouse nutritionist Haylie Pomroy showed readers how to heal a broken metabolism with the strategic use of macronutrients. But even in the best running systems, inflammation, digestive dysfunction, and hormonal imbalances can all hinder weight-loss. In The Burn, Haylie breaks new ground and gives anyone trying to lose weight new tools for busting through plateaus. Using targeted micronutrients to incinerate weight-loss roadblocks, Haylie will help you remove the problem--and lose up to 3, 5, and 10 pounds in as many days!The Burn offers three eating plans, therapeutically designed to achieve highly specific results. The I-Burn targets the body's inflammatory reactions to food and flushes out toxins and subcutaneous fat, producing prominent cheekbones and a glowing complexion in three days. In five days, the D-Burn unblocks the body's digestive barrier and torches torso fat, to create a flat belly and tighter waistline. The 10-day H-Burn addresses the hormonal system, repairing and facilitating the proper synthesis of hormones to reshape lumps and bumps into gorgeous curves, sleeker hips, and thinner thighs. The Burn also unveils:· I-Burn, D-Burn, and H-Burn eating and living plans, complete with detailed grocery lists and daily menus to keep the process simple and easy-to-follow. · Dozens of delicious recipes for meals in a flash.· Simple success boosters: foods, teas, tips, and practices that are easy to incorporate and stoke up your body's ability to heal. · How to live your life on fire - road maps that help readers recognize what their bodies are saying to keep their metabolisms blazing!From the Hardcover edition.

Dr. Nightingale Goes to the Dogs

by Lydia Adamson

[from the back cover] "Sit, Heel--Murder! Veterinarian Deirdre "Didi" Quinn Nightingale has the birthday blues. It's her day, and it's been a disaster. First she's knee-deep in mud during a "bedside" visit to a stud pig. Then she's over her head in murder when she finds ninety-year-old Mary Hyndman shot to death at her rural upstate farm. The discovery leaves Deirdre bone-weary and still facing Mary's last request: to deliver a donation to Alsatian House, a Hudson River monastery famous for its German shepherds. Deirdre finds the retreat filled with happy dogs, smiling monks, and peace. This spur-of-the-moment vacation rejuvenates Deirdre's flagging strength and spirit until another murder tugs on her new leash on life. Deirdre's investigative skills tell her this death is linked to Mary's. But getting her teeth into this case may prove too tough for even a dauntless D.V.M.... when a killer with feral instincts brings her a hairsbreadth from death." The Dr. Nightingale series is top shelf reading for both mystery and animal lovers. Animals populate all of Didi's adventures and are described with warmth and knowledge as Didi, a rural vet, goes about getting herself into and out of trouble as she investigates murders she happens to stumble upon unexpectedly at locations like a farmyard, a circus, and a gala ball. Look for the other books in the Dr. Nightingale series including #1 Dr. Nightingale Comes Home, #2 Dr. Nightingale Rides the Elephant, #4. Dr. Nightingale Goes the Distance, #5. Dr. Nightingale Enters the Bear Cave, #6. Dr. Nightingale Chases Three Little Pigs, #7. Dr. Nightingale Rides to the Hounds, #8 Dr. Nightingale Meets Puss in Boots, #9 Dr. Nightingale Races the Outlaw Colt, 10 Dr. Nightingale Traps the Missing Lynx and #11 Dr. Nightingale Seeks Greener Pastures Look for the Complete 21 volume Alice Nestleton Mystery series in the Bookshare collection also by Lydia Adamson. Alice is a mostly out of work actress and part time cat sitter in New York City. View the fascinating big city through her eyes as she solves mysteries never too far from at least two cats.

SECRET Trilogy

by L. Marie Adeline

This collection, available as an ebook, brings together all three novels in bestselling author, L. Marie Adeline's sexy and sophisticated erotica trilogy, where women control their fantasies and men will do anything to satisfy themNo judgment. No limits. No shame. In S.E.C.R.E.T., Cassie Robichaud's days are dull and gray: she waits tables at a rundown café in New Orleans and every night she heads home to a one-bedroom apartment alone. But the discovery of a mysterious notebook leads her to S.E.C.R.E.T., an underground society dedicated to helping women realize their wildest, darkest, and most intimate sexual fantasies. Cassie soon embarks on a tantalizing and unpredictable erotic journey, completing ten fantasy-steps toward sexual fulfillment--discovering acceptance, courage, surrender, and more--with gorgeous men in rapturous scenarios beyond her imagination. As she is set free from her inhibitions, the satisfaction and bliss she experiences bring her a new confidence that transforms her forever. S.E.C.R.E.T. Shared follows Cassie after she has completed her ten fantasy-steps toward sexual fulfillment. She has realized her wildest and darkest sexual fantasies and now dedicates herself to helping new recruits liberate their sexual selves. But Cassie may still have unfinished business with some of the men in her life. Filled with the hot sex scenes and tantalization, Cassie will learn even more about herself, and make new discoveries about the potential for love in her life.S.E.C.R.E.T. Revealed--the final book in the hot erotic trilogy--bares all. All Cassie has ever wanted is Will Foret, the love of her life. But when Will discovers that Cassie is part of S.E.C.R.E.T., he breaks it off. Heartbroken, Cassie devotes herself to helping the latest recruit, Solange Faraday--a beautiful, brilliant local news anchor and divorced mom. Cassie also reignites her relationship with sexy bad-boy Jesse, even if he can never love her as deeply as Will did. When Will realizes he's made a tragic mistake, Cassie must decide if she can forgive him and leave S.E.C.R.E.T. behind.Equal parts scintillating, liberating, and emotionally powerful, S.E.C.R.E.T. is a world where fantasy becomes reality.

We Should All Be Feminists

by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

An eBook short.What does "feminism" mean today? That is the question at the heart of We Should All Be Feminists, a personal, eloquently-argued essay--adapted from her much-viewed Tedx talk of the same name--by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award-winning author of Americanah and Half of a Yellow Sun. With humor and levity, here Adichie offers readers a unique definition of feminism for the twenty-first century--one rooted in inclusion and awareness. She shines a light not only on blatant discrimination, but also the more insidious, institutional behaviors that marginalize women around the world, in order to help readers of all walks of life better understand the often masked realities of sexual politics. Throughout, she draws extensively on her own experiences--in the U.S., in her native Nigeria, and abroad--offering an artfully nuanced explanation of why the gender divide is harmful for women and men, alike. Argued in the same observant, witty and clever prose that has made Adichie a bestselling novelist, here is one remarkable author's exploration of what it means to be a woman today--and an of-the-moment rallying cry for why we should all be feminists.

R in a Nutshell

by Joseph Adler

<p>If you&#8217;re considering R for statistical computing and data visualization, this book provides a quick and practical guide to just about everything you can do with the open source R language and software environment. You&#8217;ll learn how to write R functions and use R packages to help you prepare, visualize, and analyze data.</p>

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