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Face-Off

by Nancy Warren

These three couples are skating on thin ice!Ice Time Newly retired NHL hockey player Jarrad McBride's life seems permanently sidelined. But maybe sexy schoolteacher Sierra Janssen is just the woman to get him back in play. . . ;. In The Sin Bin Samantha McBride was good and over firefighter Greg Olsen. But when an unexpected reunion sends lust crackling between them, it's clear that this game isn't finished. . . ;and there's only one way to settle this score! Breakaway When skating sweetheart Becky Haines is paired with hotshot NHL rookie Taylor McBride for a charity event, there's no hiding their frustration with each other. . . ;or their scorching chemistry! But will full body contact earn them a penalty?

Face-Off at the Alamo

by Roy Macgregor

The Screech Owls have come to the southern city of San Antonio, Texas, a surprising hotbed of American ice hockey. They are here to compete in the San Antonio Peewee Invitational, and between games can explore the fascinating canals that twist and turn through a maze of shops and restaurants in the city's downtown.The tournament has been set up to include guided tours of the Alamo, the world's most famous fort, and for one night the championship team will even get to camp out in the historic site. The Screech Owls discover that the Alamo is America's greatest symbol of courage and freedom, and when Travis and his friends uncover a plot to destroy it, they must call upon all the courage of the fort's original defenders.From the Trade Paperback edition.

Face-Off (Disney's Hannah Montana #2)

by Alice Alfonsi

Hannah Montana aka Miley Stewart, has been recruited as the face of Magic Glow skin cream--everyone's favorite zit zapper! But when she sneaks a peek at their huge new billboard the night before it's unveiled, she's horrified. It shows Miley with a zit the size of an extra-large pizza! She tries not to freak out, but her spotty face is up there for the whole city to see! Will Miley remember that it's what's inside that counts, or will she let her inner diva take control?

Face Off (Girl Talk #2)

by L. E. Blair

Will Katie make the boys' ice hockey team? When conservative Katie Campbell decides to quit the flag squad and try out for the boys' ice hockey team, everyone is shocked! Katie's friends, Sabrina, Randy, and Allison, tell her to go for it. But Katie's mother and her sister, Emily, totally disapprove. Plus, Stacy the Great, head of the in-group, and Scottie Silver, the gorgeous captain of the hockey team, are giving Katie a very hard time. But there's no stopping Katie - except for the fact that she kind of has a crush on Scottie

The Face That Must Die

by Ramsey Campbell

This tense realisticly written horror novel is preceded by two short stories, one of which is semi autobiographical.

Face the Music (Disney's Hannah Montana #9)

by Beth Beechwood

Miley Stewart looks like a regular girl-next-door, but she's got a big secret. When the lights go down, Miley is the famous teen pop sensation Hannah Montana! Miley may be a celebrity when she's on stage, but she wants the rest of her life to be as normal as possible. The only people who know the truth about Miley's dual identity are her father, brother, and best friends Lilly and Oliver. But keeping that secret and balancing school with her new found fame and fortune is harder than Miley ever thought it would be.

Face the Music: Jokes About Music

by Scott K. Peterson

Fun and wacky jokes about music and musicians for all ages. Easy to read in a simple Q and A format.

Face the Tiger

by Jane Donnelly

"Don't underrate yourself," Gavin said But Sophy's lifetime habit was hard to break. After all, if family and friends thought you were a dimwit, what chance did you have? Sophy had arrived at Gavin Tighe's home raging to confront this cynical tiger of a man she blamed for upsetting her life. But she stayed to work for him and found he completely upset her again. This time, though, a confident new Sophy welcomed the change-a change brought about by their love!

Face Time

by Hank Phillippi Ryan

Veteran TV reporter Charlotte McNally fights for justice, journalism--and the battle against on-air aging. The good news: she's got explosive evidence to free an innocent woman from prison. The bad news: that makes Charlotte--and someone she loves--the real killer's next target.Charlotte knows she has what it takes to get the story. Unfortunately, the more Charlotte snoops around, the more people turn up dead.

Face To Face

by Ved Mehta

An autobiography by Ved Mehta

The Face-to-Face Book

by Ed Keller Brad Fay

The world's preeminent word-of-mouth marketing experts demonstrate how in-person social networking, not online marketing, is the secret to soaring revenues. Even in today's digital world, 90 percent of recommendations that lead to consumer action happen offline. In The Face to Face Book, marketing gurus Ed Keller and Brad Fay reveal the secrets to harnessing this power, showing readers how they can spread the word about their products and brands faster than the speed of Facebook and with far greater impact.The number of brand-related social networking conversations is relatively minor when compared to the billions that take place across America via offline channels--face-to-face discussions at home, in the workplace, book clubs, youth sports, parent groups--anywhere people come together and spend time talking. Keller and Fay present this myth-busting assertion and then build their central arguments on their extensive and ongoing proprietary market research. They shine a light on the unrivaled power of in-person social networking, giving readers the tools they need to influence the marketplace and win the battle of brand advocacy that leads to soaring sales. Readers will learn how to make their brand talkworthy, identify "influencers" who get the conversation started, create media plans that will maximize word of mouth, provide talking points to keep the conversation going, and much more. Compelling case studies based on interviews with top marketing executives from Toyota, Dell, General Mills, Procter & Gamble, and others that are unleashing the power of consumer conversation to drive demand help Keller and Fay make the authoritative case that face-to-face communication remains the single most powerful marketing tool companies can use.offers important new tools for businesses of all kinds; however, the authors caution against placing too grand a bet on online social media at the expense of other forms of social marketing. This book is a celebration of the supremely social nature of all human beings and how that drives the consumer marketplace. It's a story that will leave you thinking anew, and talking.

Face to Face: How to Reclaim the Personal Touch in a Digital World

by Susan Roane

E-mail, texting, BlackBerry, MySpace: more and more, technology dominates our communication. We are often tuning out those around us -- to the point of e-mailing the person at the next desk or surreptitiously checking our BlackBerrys during a meeting. Bestselling author, communications expert, and popular keynote speaker Susan RoAne shows that face to face encounters are still paramount to both career and personal success. For those attached to their gadgets, gizmos, and Google, RoAne explains how technology should enhance, not envelop their lives. Whether it's handling office politics, turning small talk into BIG TALK, finding a mentor, or conducting successful business deals over meals, RoAne offers tips to interact and connect with comfort and confidence in shared social space. Practical and eminently readable,Face to Face belongs in every handbag or briefcase to help today's professionals succeed in the workplace and the public space.

Face to Face with Emotions in Health and Social Care

by Benjamin Gray

This book draws from the everyday experiences as well as the harsh realities confronting behavioral care providers on the frontline. The book recounts the stories and sometimes disturbing emotions of people whose lives have undergone sudden change or even drastic trauma; people whose feelings of comfort and safety have been shattered by exposure to illness, abuse, death and bereavement. The perspectives and experiences of nurses, social care staff, patients, children and families are at the core of understanding the importance, challenges and therapeutic vitality of emotions. The 55 individuals on the frontline who took part in the interviews on which this study is based discuss the emotions associated with care in mental health, pediatric oncology, AIDS/HIV, as well as child protection and abuse, racism, refugee exile, poverty, and social exclusion. Their bravery, openness, and ability to communicate and share their emotions make this book possible.

Face to Face with Jesus

by Scott Hahn Bruno Forte

Based on the Gospel of Mark, this series of brief spiritual exercises guides readers in a deep contemplation of Jesus's life. With the path to discipleship illuminated, readers are prompted to reflect on their own lives as disciples of Christ.

Face Value (America's Next Top Model #1)

by Randi Reisfeld Taryn Bell

Enter a world of high-fashion and high-drama with a fabulous new fiction series by America's Next Top Model! A group of girls share the same dream: becoming a model. It looks so glamorous: the clothes, the hair, the make-up, the exotic locales.

Face Value (Laura DiPalma Mystery #4)

by Lia Matera

Laura hangs out her shingle. She's ready to take any case, even a woman who claims that her New Age guru videotapes group sex sessions for therapeutic reasons-- tapes that wind up at the local porno parlors. Laura's investigation takes her from a private fantasy island to kinky sex club back rooms to corporate boardrooms.

Facebook and Philosophy: What's on Your Mind?

by D. E. Wittkower

Facebook and Philosophy is an entertaining, multi-faceted exploration of what Facebook means for us and for our relationships. With discussions ranging from the nature of friendship and its relationship to "friending," to the (debatable) efficacy of "online activism," this book is the most extensive and systematic attempt to understand Facebook.

Facebook Cookbook

by Jay Goldman

Want to build Facebook applications that truly stand out among the thousands already available? In addition to providing easy-to-follow recipes that offer practical ways to design and build scalable applications using the Facebook Platform and its new profile design, this Cookbook also explains proven strategies for attracting users in this highly competitive environment. With plenty of examples and practical solutions, Facebook Cookbook answers some of the hardest questions Facebook application developers contend with -- including how and where to get started. This Cookbook will help you: Learn to build an application that scales to accommodate a sudden influx of users Explore changes from Facebook's old profile design to the new look and feel Take advantage of new integration points in the new profile design Get tips for designing applications with hosting and deployment costs in mind Discover which widgets and controls to use for building the most attractive user interface design Learn the differences between standard HTML, JavaScript, and SQL, and the versions used on the Facebook Platform Target large, defined groups on Facebook, including those who want to find jobs, hire employees, market a business, advertise, and more If you can build simple web applications with HTML, Facebook Cookbook will help you build applications with the potential to reach millions of users around the globe. Learn what it takes to design applications that stand above the rest.

The Facebook Effect

by David Kirkpatrick

IN LITTLE MORE THAN HALF A DECADE, Facebook has gone from a dorm-room novelty to a company with 500 million users. It is one of the fastest growing companies in history, an essential part of the social life not only of teenagers but hundreds of millions of adults worldwide. As Facebook spreads around the globe, it creates surprising effects--even becoming instrumental in political protests from Colombia to Iran. Veteran technology reporter David Kirkpatrick had the full cooperation of Facebook's key executives in researching this fascinating history of the company and its impact on our lives. Kirkpatrick tells us how Facebook was created, why it has flourished, and where it is going next. He chronicles its successes and missteps, and gives readers the most complete assessment anywhere of founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the central figure in the company's remarkable ascent. This is the Facebook story that can be found nowhere else. How did a nineteen-year-old Harvard student create a company that has transformed the Internet and how did he grow it to its current enormous size? Kirkpatrick shows how Zuckerberg steadfastly refused to compromise his vision, insistently focusing on growth over profits and preaching that Facebook must dominate (his word) communication on the Internet. In the process, he and a small group of key executives have created a company that has changed social life in the United States and elsewhere, a company that has become a ubiquitous presence in marketing, altering politics, business, and even our sense of our own identity. This is the Facebook Effect.

The Facebook Effect

by David Kirkpatrick

IN LITTLE MORE THAN HALF A DECADE, Facebook has gone from a dorm-room novelty to a company with 500 million users. It is one of the fastest growing companies in history, an essential part of the social life not only of teenagers but hundreds of millions of adults worldwide. As Facebook spreads around the globe, it creates surprising effects--even becoming instrumental in political protests from Colombia to Iran. Veteran technology reporter David Kirkpatrick had the full cooperation of Facebook's key executives in researching this fascinating history of the company and its impact on our lives. Kirkpatrick tells us how Facebook was created, why it has flourished, and where it is going next. He chronicles its successes and missteps, and gives readers the most complete assessment anywhere of founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the central figure in the company's remarkable ascent. This is the Facebook story that can be found nowhere else. How did a nineteen-year-old Harvard student create a company that has transformed the Internet and how did he grow it to its current enormous size? Kirkpatrick shows how Zuckerberg steadfastly refused to compromise his vision, insistently focusing on growth over profits and preaching that Facebook must dominate (his word) communication on the Internet. In the process, he and a small group of key executives have created a company that has changed social life in the United States and elsewhere, a company that has become a ubiquitous presence in marketing, altering politics, business, and even our sense of our own identity. This is the Facebook Effect.

Facebook Nation

by Newton Lee

President Barack Obama, in his 2011 State of the Union Address, called America "the nation of Edison and the Wright brothers" and "of Google and Facebook." U.S. Chief Information Officer, Steven VanRoekel, said that America has become a "Facebook nation" that demands increased transparency and interactivity from the federal government. Facebook as a nation in 2012 would be the third largest country in the world with over 900 million citizens, after China and India. This book portrays the social media ecosystem as a world of increasing Total Information Awareness, which is essentially a civilian version of the controversial Total Information Awareness program unveiled in 2002 by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) at the U.S. Department of Defense. Back in the 60's, DARPA initiated and funded the research and development of Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANET) that went online in 1969. The success of ARPANET gave rise to the global commercial Internet in the 90's and the new generation of Fortune 500 companies today including Amazon.com, Google, eBay, and Yahoo!. As if life comes full circle in the 21st century, private businesses and the ubiquity of social networks such as Facebook, Google+, Twitter, and YouTube are creating the technologies and infrastructures necessary for the DARPA-proposed Total Information Awareness program. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange called Facebook "the most appalling spying machine that has ever been invented." Indeed, military and civilian technologies have interwoven into every fabric of our society, as Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said, "We exist at the intersection of technology and social issues." This book offers discourse and practical advice on the privacy issue in the age of big data, the rise of Facebook nation, and Total Information Awareness. Opening with President Ronald Reagan's 1984 National Security Decision Directive and ending with George Orwell's novel 1984, the author takes us on a roller-coaster ride through Facebook's botched IPO, Carrier IQ, Kony 2012, SOPA/PIPA blackout, cyber bullying, crime fighting, and a host of other timely issues facing our Facebook nation. Social media strategists, information architects, social scientists, policymakers, and academic scholars in the Program in Science, Technology, and Society (STS) will find this book a valuable asset.

Faceless Killers (Kurt Wallander #1)

by Henning Mankell Steven T. Murray

First in the Kurt Wallander series. It was a senselessly violent crime: on a cold night in a remote Swedish farmhouse an elderly farmer is bludgeoned to death, and his wife is left to die with a noose around her neck. And as if this didn't present enough problems for the Ystad police Inspector Kurt Wallander, the dying woman's last word isforeign, leaving the police the one tangible clue they have-and in the process, the match that could inflame Sweden's already smoldering anti-immigrant sentiments. Unlike the situation with his ex-wife, his estranged daughter, or the beautiful but married young prosecuter who has peaked his interest, in this case, Wallander finds a problem he can handle. He quickly becomes obsessed with solving the crime before the already tense situation explodes, but soon comes to realize that it will require all his reserves of energy and dedication to solve. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Faceless (The Lurker Files #1)

by Scott Ciencin

Playing the popular campus video game, The Lurker, Josh Stewart is horrified to learn that his roommate and opponent, Wreak Havoc, is out to secure Josh's permanent elimination.

Facemaker

by William Katz

A prominent Plastic Surgeon offers his services to accident victims. His creations are experimental. But with a new face, the double victims are murdered.

Faces in the Water (The York Trilogy #2)

by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

In this second book in the chilling York Trilogy, Dan struggles to bring the truth behind the faces in the water to the surface. Back from York, England, and away from the ghosts and gypsies that haunted him there, Dan is prepared to spend a relaxing summer on his grandmother's farm. But no sooner does he arrive than his peaceful mood turns into terror. Again and again, he sees the face of a gypsy he met in York in the cellar spring water, and hears whispers of his name in the wind. Determined to confront the fears and faces that have followed him home, and restore his life to the way it was before York, Dan is led into the past, where he must examine the present and focus on the future yet again. Dan's journey begins with Shadows on the Wall and concludes with Footprints at the Window.

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