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1919: Volume Two of the U.S.A. Trilogy (U.S.A. Trilogy #2)

by John Dos Passos

With 1919, the second volume of his U.S.A. trilogy, John Dos Passos continues his "vigorous and sweeping panorama of twentieth-century America" (Forum), lauded on publication of the first volume not only for its scope, but also for its groundbreaking style. Again, employing a host of experimental devices that would inspire a whole new generation of writers to follow, Dos Passos captures the many textures, flavors, and background noises of modern life with a cinematic touch and unparalleled nerve.1919 opens to find America and the world at war, and Dos Passos's characters, many of whom we met in the first volume, are thrown into the snarl. We follow the daughter of a Chicago minister, a wide-eyed Texas girl, a young poet, a radical Jew, and we glimpse Woodrow Wilson, Theodore Roosevelt, and the Unknown Soldier.

1919: Britain's Year of Revolution

by Simon Webb

1919; Britains Year of Revolution tells the story of an almost unknown passage in British history. On the August Bank Holiday that year, the government in London dispatched warships to the northern city of Liverpool in an overwhelming show of force. Thousands of troops, backed by tanks, had been trying without success to suppress disorder on the streets. Earlier that year in London, 1000 soldiers had marched on Downing Street, before being disarmed by a battalion of the Grenadier Guards loyal to the government. In Luton that summer, the town hall was burned down by rioters, before the army was brought in to restore order and in Glasgow, artillery and tanks were positioned in the center of the city to deter what the Secretary of State for Scotland described as a Bolshevik uprising. Industrial unrest and mutiny in the armed forces combined together to produce the fear that Britain was facing the same kind of situation which had led to the Russian Revolution two years earlier.Drawing chiefly upon contemporary sources, this book describes the sequence of events which looked as though they might be the precursor to a revolution along the lines of those sweeping across Europe at that time. To some observers, it seemed only a matter of time before Britain transformed itself from a constitutional monarchy into a Soviet Republic.

1922

by Stephen King

The chilling novella featured in Stephen King's New York Times bestselling short story collection Full Dark, No Stars—soon to be a Netflix original film starring Thomas Jane and Molly Parker.A violence awakens inside a man when his wife proposes selling off the family homestead, setting in motion a grisly train of murder and madness.

1940: The Battles To Stop Hitler

by Mitch Peeke

The epic story of 1940 is not confined to the great air battle over England that summer; The Battle of Britain. Whilst that battle was indeed a major turning point in the course of the Second World War, it was only fought because of the ultimate outcome of the battle that preceded it. When Hitler's forces swiftly overran the Low Countries and then France, the remnants of the French and British Armies were trapped in a pocketed position around the channel port of Dunquerque. Militarily, that should have been the end of it. Trapped with their backs to the sea, the tired soldiers surely faced annihilation or capture. Hitler's Generals certainly thought so. But then Hitler made his first and biggest mistake. He listened to his old friend and commander of the German Air Force, Herman Goering. Instead of allowing his Armies to finish the job, he ordered them to halt. Goering had persuaded his Fuhrer to allow his Air Force to finish it instead. Goering failed, giving the British time to evacuate the stranded Armies from Dunqerque. The Battle of France was over, but now there would have to be a Battle of Britain, as Britain would now have to be eliminated as well; either by diplomacy, which wasn't likely, or by invasion. This was the prospect facing those in England at that time and this is the story of that momentous year.

1989

by Sam C. Leonhard

Back in 1989, Theo Wellis made a mistake: he ran from Luke, the man he loved. He's regretted it ever since--especially because the man in question died more than twenty years ago. One lonely, drunken night, he gets the chance to change the past. Will he take it or run away once again?

19th Century Barnsley Murders

by Margaret Drinkall

Discover the darker history of this South Yorkshire town with these true crime stories and photos. <P><P>This book takes you on a journey into England’s past, and into the gritty industrial town of Barnsley. With a variety of true-crime tales, it reveals not only the poverty and squalor in which many people of the time lived, but also the deep-rooted prejudices and double standards of the period. <P><P>The crimes covered include poaching in the local area, a serious poisoning of bread and butter pudding at an eating house, and the tragic story of a man who was poisoned for a joke. More sinister happenings include a case of body snatching, which brought the whole town of Barnsley to a state of complete panic, the distressing murder of a child, a brutal attack on an elderly lady, and a woman who was shot down in the street by her former marine boyfriend. <P><P>These macabre tales reveal a side of Barnsley that is not visible in the modern town of today. The intriguing narrative and in-depth coverage of Barnsley's criminal past makes compelling reading for those interested in both British history and the darker side of human nature.

1Q84: 3 Volume Boxed Set (Vintage International #3)

by Haruki Murakami

"Murakami is like a magician who explains what he's doing as he performs the trick and still makes you believe he has supernatural powers . . . But while anyone can tell a story that resembles a dream, it's the rare artist, like this one, who can make us feel that we are dreaming it ourselves." --The New York Times Book Review The year is 1984 and the city is Tokyo.A young woman named Aomame follows a taxi driver's enigmatic suggestion and begins to notice puzzling discrepancies in the world around her. She has entered, she realizes, a parallel existence, which she calls 1Q84 --"Q is for 'question mark.' A world that bears a question." Meanwhile, an aspiring writer named Tengo takes on a suspect ghostwriting project. He becomes so wrapped up with the work and its unusual author that, soon, his previously placid life begins to come unraveled. As Aomame's and Tengo's narratives converge over the course of this single year, we learn of the profound and tangled connections that bind them ever closer: a beautiful, dyslexic teenage girl with a unique vision; a mysterious religious cult that instigated a shoot-out with the metropolitan police; a reclusive, wealthy dowager who runs a shelter for abused women; a hideously ugly private investigator; a mild-mannered yet ruthlessly efficient bodyguard; and a peculiarly insistent television-fee collector.A love story, a mystery, a fantasy, a novel of self-discovery, a dystopia to rival George Orwell's--1Q84 is Haruki Murakami's most ambitious undertaking yet: an instant best seller in his native Japan, and a tremendous feat of imagination from one of our most revered contemporary writers.This eBook edition includes a Reading Group Guide.

2 Chairs: The Secret That Changes Everything

by Bob Beaudine

In this world you will have trouble. Count on it! It might be something small or something big, but you know you don’t have an answer. You’ve come to a realization there is a limit to what you can do alone. For such times as these, 2 Chairs asks three vital questions: -Does God know your situation? -Is it too hard for Him to handle? -Does He have a good plan for you? Following these questions, Bob Beaudine offers seven practical steps to walk courageously, faithfully, and cheerfully through your trouble whether it is a minor issue or a major crisis.

2 Corinthians (N. T. Wright for Everyone Bible Study Guides)

by Patty Pell N. T. Wright

Paul's second letter to the Corinthians explores the meaning of the cross in terms of personal suffering--his own, and that of all the Messiah's people. If in Galatians he is angry, if in Philippians he is joyful, in this letter his deep sorrow and the raw wounds of his own recent suffering are very apparent. Yet he is determined to view all of his suffering and all of the troubles of the world through the lens of the gospel. These studies by Tom Wright on this powerful epistle point us toward the strange comfort to be found in the suffering, death and resurrection-life of Jesus, the Lord of the world.

2 Guns: Second Shot Deluxe Edition (2 Guns)

by Steven Grant Mateus Santolouco

Trench is a deep-cover DEA agent. Steadman is an undercover Naval Intelligence officer. Both think the other is a simple gun-for- hire, the perfect accomplice to help steal a bank vault full of mob money for the good guys. And neither realizes that their caper is a gigantic double-cross from the mob, who's just tricked both men into stealing $50 million from the CIA! Now Trench and Steadman race headlong across the Southwest, guns blazing, desperately outrunning Feds and mobsters alike while scrambling madly to find some way of clearing both their names before they're carved on tombstones!

20 Things God Can't Do

by Criswell Freeman

Because He is all-powerful, God can do all things. However, God most certainly does not do all things.In truth, there are some things that He will not do indeed cannot do because He has promised not to do them. This text examines 20 promises from Gods Holy Word and the implications of those promises. For example, God has promised never to withhold forgiveness when we ask for it. And He has promised not to allow us to experience greater temptation than we can endure. These and other Bible truths are examined in this inspirational text.

201 Ways to Involve Parents: Practical Strategies for Partnering With Families

by Betty L. Boult

Proactively Develop Parental Involvement for Students’ Growth and Achievement Years of research and practice show that connecting with families positively impacts student achievement. This book is packed with ready-to-use ideas to actively engage parents as educational partners. This new edition includes current research on the impact of parent involvement, offers new strategies, and provides expanded coverage of ways to build bridges between the school and diverse families including: Innovative ways to sustain ongoing communication Ideas for welcoming parents as members of the school community Strategies for including parents in school governance Techniques for developing parent volunteer programs, and more

201 Ways to Involve Parents: Practical Strategies for Partnering With Families

by Betty L. Boult

Proactively Develop Parental Involvement for Students’ Growth and Achievement Years of research and practice show that connecting with families positively impacts student achievement. This book is packed with ready-to-use ideas to actively engage parents as educational partners. This new edition includes current research on the impact of parent involvement, offers new strategies, and provides expanded coverage of ways to build bridges between the school and diverse families including: Innovative ways to sustain ongoing communication Ideas for welcoming parents as members of the school community Strategies for including parents in school governance Techniques for developing parent volunteer programs, and more

2018 Top Ten Gay Romance (Top Ten Gay Romance #5)

by J. M. Snyder

2018 Top Ten Gay Romance brings together the best-selling short stories published by JMS Books that year.From first love to true love, from submission to sensual, from heat to sweet and everything in between, the couples in these stories are sure to keep you turning the pages as you fall in love with them.With stories by Addison Albright, Laura Bailo, Kris T. Bethke, Sarah Hadley Brook, Nell Iris, Shawn Lane, K.L. Noone, Deirdre O'Dare, J.M. Snyder, and J.D. Walker, this head-over-heels collection goes beyond bedtime reading. Whether happily ever after or happy for now, there’s an ending for everyone in here!Contains the stories: The Contingency Plan by Addison Albright, No Rulebook for Flirting by Laura Bailo, Hero Worship by Kris T. Bethke, Motorcycle Man by Sarah Hadley Brook, Unexpected Christmas by Nell Iris, Hitting It Big by Shawn Lane, Leather and Tea by K.L. Noone, Doggone Love by Deirdre O'Dare, Commanding Officer Thomas by J.M. Snyder, and No Snarkasm in Love by J.D. Walker.

2018 Valentine's Day Special (The Backstagers #1)

by Rebecca Nalty Brittney Williams Katy Farina Caitlin Rose Boyle Walter Baiamonte Rian Sygh James Tynion Iv

It’s Valentine’s Day at St. Genesius Prep and the Backstagers are back in (stage) blacks for some ROMANTIC adventures in the mysterious world behind the scenes! Featuring bonus tales from a variety of special guests, including Brittney Williams, Caitlin Rose Boyle, and Katy Farina! It’s the “seasons of love” for your favorite backstage boys! (No, you can’t wear pink backstage. Or red. Or glitter. Or cherub wings, Sasha.)

21 Days in Normandy: Maj. Gen. George Kitching & the 4th Canadian Armoured Division

by Angelo Caravaggio

“Right[s] some of the injustices done to the Canadians” on their maligned actions during the Invasion of Normandy. “An absorbing account” (Firetrench). The Canadian Fourth Armoured Division crossed the Channel in July 1944 to support the invading forces and assist in the Allied attempts to break out of the Normandy beachhead. They were heavily engaged in Operation Totalize and Operation Tractable but have been criticized for their failure to close the ‘Falaise gap’ and complete the entrapment of withdrawing German forces. Their commander, Major General George Kitching, was relieved of his command after just twenty-one days in action. Angelo Caravaggio reexamines the division’s performance and particularly that of its leadership. Using new information, he establishes that, despite entering battle for the first time during one of the most challenging phases of Allied operations in August 1944, the 4th Armoured Division, under Kitching’s leadership, proved resilient and adaptive in overcoming the volatile and unpredictable nature of warfare in Normandy. The combat operations of August 1944 transformed the division into a battle-hardened combat formation that would later distinguish itself through its ability to generate a sustained drive across France out of the chaos and destruction of the Normandy battles. “The author uses new information to demonstrate the unit did show flexibility and adapted to the battlefield quickly, despite being thrown into battle during one of the Normandy Campaign’s critical phases. His arguments are detailed and based upon in-depth research, and the book has many detailed maps to help the reader follow the action.” —Warfare History Network

21 Days To A Happier Family

by Justin Coulson

Everyone wants their family to be happy, but so much gets in the way - work stress, commitments and our children's challenging behaviour are some of the usual suspects. Less obvious obstacles are our own habits and expectations, a reactive parenting style, and even a lack of clarity about what makes a family truly happy. As a result, families often seem fragmented, stressed and out of control. <p><p> Kidspot parenting expert Justin Coulson knows how to make families happier. In this book, he combines cutting-edge insights from positive psychology with classic psychological research to help parents identify and develop habits that will strengthen their family. In his trademark warm and empathic style Justin covers topics like finding the most effective parenting style for your child, getting relationships right and how that leads to effective discipline, using mindfulness in parenting, being emotionally available to your children - and so much more.

21 lecciones para el siglo XXI

by Yuval Noah Harari

Vuelve Harari Autor de Sapiens, bestseller del momento con más de diez millones de copias vendidas en todo el mundo. Sapiens es un recorrido por nuestro pasado. Homo Deus, una mirada a nuestro futuro. 21 lecciones para el siglo XXI es una exploración de nuestro presente. ¿Cómo podemos protegernos de las guerras nucleares, los cataclismos ecológicos o las tecnologías disruptivas? ¿Qué podemos hacer contra la propagación de la posverdad o la amenaza del terrorismo? ¿Qué debemos enseñar a nuestros hijos? Con la misma prosa inteligente, fresca y provocadora, Harari vuelve a librerías con un nuevo título, 21 lecciones para el siglo XXI, en el que examina algunas de las cuestiones más urgentes de nuestro presente. El hilo dorado que recorre este estimulante nuevo libro es el desafío de mantener nuestro enfoque colectivo e individual frente al constante y desorientador cambio que estamos viviendo. ¿Somos aún capaces de entender el mundo que hemos creado?

21 Lessons for the 21st Century: Ren Lei Ming Yun Da Yi Ti = 21 Lessons For The 21st Century

by Yuval Noah Harari

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In Sapiens, he explored our past. In Homo Deus, he looked to our future. Now, one of the most innovative thinkers on the planet turns to the present to make sense of today’s most pressing issues.“Fascinating . . . a crucial global conversation about how to take on the problems of the twenty-first century.”—Bill Gates, The New York Times Book ReviewNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY FINANCIAL TIMES AND PAMELA PAUL, KQED How do computers and robots change the meaning of being human? How do we deal with the epidemic of fake news? Are nations and religions still relevant? What should we teach our children? Yuval Noah Harari’s 21 Lessons for the 21st Century is a probing and visionary investigation into today’s most urgent issues as we move into the uncharted territory of the future. As technology advances faster than our understanding of it, hacking becomes a tactic of war, and the world feels more polarized than ever, Harari addresses the challenge of navigating life in the face of constant and disorienting change and raises the important questions we need to ask ourselves in order to survive. In twenty-one accessible chapters that are both provocative and profound, Harari builds on the ideas explored in his previous books, untangling political, technological, social, and existential issues and offering advice on how to prepare for a very different future from the world we now live in: How can we retain freedom of choice when Big Data is watching us? What will the future workforce look like, and how should we ready ourselves for it? How should we deal with the threat of terrorism? Why is liberal democracy in crisis? Harari’s unique ability to make sense of where we have come from and where we are going has captured the imaginations of millions of readers. Here he invites us to consider values, meaning, and personal engagement in a world full of noise and uncertainty. When we are deluged with irrelevant information, clarity is power. Presenting complex contemporary challenges clearly and accessibly, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century is essential reading.“If there were such a thing as a required instruction manual for politicians and thought leaders, Israeli historian Yuval Noah Harari’s 21 Lessons for the 21st Century would deserve serious consideration. In this collection of provocative essays, Harari . . . tackles a daunting array of issues, endeavoring to answer a persistent question: ‘What is happening in the world today, and what is the deep meaning of these events?’”—BookPage (top pick)

23 Under 1 Roof, Volume 2: Look Out, London!

by Ruth Rappaport

<p>Nothing that happens in the Schneider household is normal! <p>What happens when... <p> <li>...Bentzy decides to find the queen in order to make the brachah of 'Shechalak mikvodo l'basar v'dam' <li>...Lali calls the fire department to rescue a cat from the roof? <li>...Motty tries to see if he can turn into a wax figure? <li>...Yoni becomes Saba's tour guide for the Tower of London?</li> <p> <p>The answers will truly surprise you, and probably make you laugh out loud. <p>Join the 21 Schneider children on their fascinating and creative adventures in the heart of London!</p>

25 Ways to a Happier Marriage

by Leslie Parrott Les Parrott

A simple guide to helping couples find happiness in their marriage.

28 Days Later Omnibus (28 Days Later #1)

by Michael Alan Nelson Declan Shalvey Alejandro Aragon

Collects the complete 28 Days Later, issues 1-24! There is no escape from the horrific world of 28 DAYS LATER, the graphic novel series that plunges readers back into the fray of a world overrun with the Infected!

28 Days Later Vol. 1: London Calling (28 Days Later #1)

by Michael Alan Nelson Declan Shalvey Alejandro Aragon

Collects issues #1-4. The film that changed horror forever continues here! Connecting the movie 28 Days Later to its sequel 28 Weeks Later, this original graphic novel continuation focuses on Selena, one of the three survivors of the first film, as she embarks on an epic journey to return to Great Britain. Joining a team of American war journalists hell bent on venturing into the heart of Infected territory, they must learn the cold, hard truth of what it takes to survive in the U.K. after the Infection has spread.

28 Days Later Vol. 2: Bend in the Road (28 Days Later #2)

by Michael Alan Nelson Declan Shalvey Alejandro Aragon

Collects issues #5-8. Finally Available! They are trapped among the Infected. They have no supplies. Most of their crew has been killed. Selena, Clint and Derrick must get to London, but will they make it? Selena knows how to survive, but that was when she was trying to get out of London. Now she's going back in. The saga continues in this epic, fan-favorite series!

28 Days Later Vol. 3: Hotzone (28 Days Later #3)

by Michael Alan Nelson Declan Shalvey Alejandro Aragon

Collects issues #9-12. Selena, Derrick and Clint have set their sights on London. Selena has survived one war with The Infected, but can she make it through a second time? They've got a machete that's hacked its share of infected and a gun with only nine bullets. Ammo, and time, is running out ... The saga continues in this epic, fan-favorite horror series!

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