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Don't Tempt Me

by Loretta Chase

Spunky English girl overcomes impossible odds and outsmarts heathen villains. That's the headline when Zoe Lexham returns to England. After twelve years in the exotic east, she's shockingly adept in the sensual arts. She knows everything a young lady shouldn't and nothing she ought to know. She's a walking scandal, with no hope of a future . . . unless someone can civilize her. Lucien de Grey, the Duke of Marchmont, is no knight in shining armor. He's cynical, easily bored, and dangerous to women. He charms, seduces, and leaves them--with parting gifts of expensive jewelry to dry their tears. But good looks, combined with money and rank, makes him welcome everywhere. The most popular bachelor in the Beau Monde can easily save Zoe's risquÉ reputation . . . if the wayward beauty doesn't lead him into temptation, and a passion that could ruin them both.

Don't Think Twice (T.Witches #5)

by H. B. Gilmour Randi Reisfeld

Cam's best friend, Bree, is unraveling. She knows all Bree's secrets. But before the twins can help Bree, she is taken away to a private place by a mysterious woman whom Alex and Camryn have been searching for. If only they can get to her.

Don't Touch!

by Suzy Kline

When all the grownups constantly say, "Don't touch!" Dan finds something he can safely squeeze, smash, and pound, to his heart's content.

Don't Touch

by Rachel M. Wilson

Step on a crack, break your mother's back,Touch another person's skin, and Dad's gone for good . . .Caddie has a history of magical thinking--of playing games in her head to cope with her surroundings--but it's never been this bad before.When her parents split up, Don't touch becomes Caddie's mantra. Maybe if she keeps from touching another person's skin, Dad will come home. She knows it doesn't make sense, but her games have never been logical. Soon, despite Alabama's humidity, she's covering every inch of her skin and wearing evening gloves to school.And that's where things get tricky. Even though Caddie's the new girl, it's hard to pass off her compulsions as artistic quirks. Friends notice things. Her drama class is all about interacting with her scene partners, especially Peter, who's auditioning for the role of Hamlet. Caddie desperately wants to play Ophelia, but if she does, she'll have to touch Peter . . . and kiss him. Part of Caddie would love nothing more than to kiss Peter--but the other part isn't sure she's brave enough to let herself fall.From rising star Rachel M. Wilson comes a powerful, moving debut novel of the friendship and love that are there for us, if only we'll let them in.

Don't Tread on Me: A 400-Year History of America at War, from Indian Fighting to Terrorist Hunting

by H. W. Crocker III

* Should Patton have been promoted over Eisenhower? * Did the U. S. military win- and Congress lose- the Vietnam War? * Was it right to depose Saddam Hussein- and is it wrong to worry about a possible Iraqi civil war? The answer to these questions is a resounding yes, says author H.W. Crocker III in this stirring and contrarian new book. In Don't Tread on Me, Crocker unfolds four hundred years of American military history, revealing how Americans were born Indian fighters whose military prowess carved out first a continental and then a global empire- a Pax Americana that has been a benefit to the world. From the seventeenth century on, he argues, Americans have shown a jealous regard for their freedom- and have backed it up with an unheralded skill in small-unit combat operations, a tradition that includes Rogers' Rangers, Merrill's Marauders, and today's Special Forces. He shows that Americans were born to the foam too, with a mastery of naval gunnery and tactics that allowed America's Navy, even in its infancy, to defeat French and British warships and expand American commerce on the seas. Most of all, Crocker highlights the courage of the dogface infantry, the fighting leathernecks, and the daring sailors and airmen who have turned the tide of battle again and again. In Don't Tread on Me, still forests are suddenly pierced by the Rebel Yell and a surge of grey. Teddy Roosevelt's spectacles flash in the sunlight as he leads his Rough Riders charging up San Juan Hill. American doughboys rip into close-quarters combat against the Germans. Marines drive the Japanese out of their island fortresses using flamethrowers, grenades, and guts. GIs slug their way into Hitler's Germany. The long twilight struggle against communism is fought in the snows of Korea and the steaming jungles of Vietnam. And today, U. S. Navy SEALs and U.S. Army Rangers battle Islamist terrorists in the bleak mountains of Afghanistan, just as their forebears fought Barbary pirates two hundred years ago. Fast-paced and riveting, Don't Tread on Me is a bold look at the history of America at war.

Don't Try This at Home

by Dave Navarro

Former guitarist for Jane's Addiction and The Red Hot Chili Peppers, superstar, sex symbol, and reality television favourite Dave Navarro shares a year in his life in the Hollywood hills, featuring stories and strips from his infamous photo booth. When Dave Navarro decided to open the doors of his house in the Hollywood hills to the chaos of the valley below, the only rule was, 'You come in the house, you get in the photo booth. ' The result is a diary, a sociology experiment, a documentary of Hollywood, and an exercise in exhibitionism. Caught on film are strippers, Kurt Loder, Marilyn Manson, pizza delivery boys, Rose McGowan, Keanu Reeves, record executives, Scott Ian, Billy Corgan, hookers, Flea, Billy Zane, drug dealers, Angelyne, Leonardo DiCaprio, the cleaning lady, Leif Garrett, Natalie Imbruglia, and everyone else who came into the house. Some are zany, some inebriated, naked, hamming it up, looking beautiful, or looking ugly-the photo booth tells no lies. Accompanying the strips are hilarious stories, musings, tell-all anecdotes, and other glimpses into the lifestyle of one of the most decadent rockstars of our time. This chronicle of a year in Navarro's life is also a gritty portrait of his descent into drug use and self-destructiveness, and his struggle to find meaning. Designed by the mad genius who also produced Manson's, M tley Cr e's, and Mankind's books, Don't Try This at Home is a visual masterpiece, a celebrity expos , and a shocking, hilarious, and irresistible read.

Don't Turn Around

by Michelle Gagnon

Sixteen-year-old Noa has been a victim of the system ever since her parents died. Now living off the grid and trusting no one, she uses her hacking skills to stay anonymous and alone. But when she wakes up on a table in a warehouse with an IV in her arm and no memory of how she got there, Noa starts to wish she had someone on her side. Enter Peter Gregory. A rich kid and the leader of a hacker alliance, Peter needs people with Noa's talents on his team. Especially after a shady corporation threatens his life in no uncertain terms. But what Noa and Peter don't realize is that Noa holds the key to a terrible secret, and there are those who'd stop at nothing to silence her for good.

Don't Turn Around

by Hunter Morgan

Dont Trust Anyone. . . Casey McDaniels knows the unbearable consequences of domestic violence--and the darkness that can swallow a life. An advocate for victims rights, Casey is giving key testimony in the arraignment of the man who savagely murdered her best friend. But to her horror, hes set free. . . Dont Let Your Guard Down. . . Hes hiding in plain sight, following a plan that has worked before, performing each move with exact precision, waiting for the perfect moment to strike again--and this time, the victim will be Casey McDaniels. . . And Whatever You Do, Dont Turn Around. . . At first, Casey suspects her friends killer is following her. Shes receiving threats over the phone and bizarre messages in the mail--strange, childlike drawings of human eyes. But then Casey starts to have doubts. Could someone else be stalking her? As Casey enters a deadly cat-and-mouse game, she soon comes face-to-face with her stalker--and her worst nightmare. . .

Don't Wake the Princess

by Scott Foresman

The lesson suggestions at the end of each story are great and helpful to students and help them with their vocabulary.

Don't Walk Alone at Night!

by David Parkins Veronika Martenova Charles

Cautionary tales from West Virginia, Africa, and Central Europe are related by each boy until they are certain Mothman, Monster, and Ghost are after them. Are they scared? Not enough to admit it, but they certainly are running for home a little faster than usual.From the Trade Paperback edition.

Don't Wear Polka Dot Underwear with White Pants (And Other Lessons I've Learned)

by Allison Gutknecht Stevie Lewis

Eight-year-old Mandy Berr learns life lessons with patriotic pizazz in the first adventure of a new chapter book series. Eight-year-old Mandy Berr has a lot going on. She has to share her parents' attention with her newborn twin siblings, who are always crying, and her little brother, Timmy, who is constantly in her way. And she also has to find a way to deal with her nemesis, Dennis, who has a knack for getting under her skin. At least Mandy has the upcoming Presidential Pageant to look forward to at school. She is determined to be President George Washington--she is perfect for the lead part, after all. But when Mandy's teacher makes a surprising choice, it looks like Mandy will have to keep sharing the spotlight. Can she find her own way to shine? Mandy has some valuable life lessons to learns in this adorable chapter book--including the fact that white pants and polka dot underwear are never a good combination.

Don't Worry, Be Grumpy

by Ajahn Ajahn Brahm

Laugh aloud even as you look at life anew with these stories from the bestselling author of Who Ordered This Truckload of Dung?In 108 brief stories with titles like "The Bad Elephant," "Girlfriend Power," and "The Happiness License," Ajahn Brahm offers up more timeless wisdom that will speak to people from all walks of life. Drawing from his own experiences, stories shared by his students, and old chestnuts that he delivers with a fresh twist, Ajahn Brahm shows he knows his way around the humorous parable, delighting even as he surprises us with unexpected depth and inspiration.

Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot: The Autobiography of a Dangerous Man

by John Callahan

John Callahan in this moving biography tells in frank detail about his childhood, his alcoholism, his accident that left him a quadriplegic and his growth as a cartoonist. Funny and humorous, tragic and frightening this is a frank and serious look at the life of a "Dangerous man"

Don't Worry, Make Money: Spiritual and Practical Ways to Create Abundance and More Fun in Your Life

by Richard Carlson

"Richard Carlson provides one hundred new strategies for living more fully and worrying less as a means of attracting more wealth and abundance in our lives. Often we get into the trap of thinking that the only way to earn a good living is to stay late at the office, feeling stressed out and full of anxiety. However, this can actually get in the way of having a productive and rewarding career, and can drastically decrease our earnings. In thought-provoking, unique pieces, Carlson shows us how to invest in the market, instead of worrying about it; how to get real mileage out of reflection; how to make a truly great impression on clients; how taking your lunch break (instead of working through it) may pay off in more ways than you think; and how we shouldn't rely on too much data in making decisions." "Accept the fact that you can make excuses, or you can make money, but you can't do both," Carlson tells us, as he shows us how to spend most of our work time on the "critical inch" of our business, instead of on the peripheral agendas that don't really earn the big bucks. He tells us how to be prepared to walk away from any negotiation, and how this attitude will help us to strike better deals. And he reveals specific money strategies, such as why it's better to buy large deductible insurance, how to decide between a fixed and variable interest rate on a mortgage, and how to save two years of living expenses for when the unexpected happens." "Full of interesting and unique ideas for the overworked business person, Don't Worry, Make Money shows readers how to live a life that's more wealthy, productive, and carefree by refusing to let worry get you down."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Don't Worry, You'll Get In

by Michele A. Hernandez Mimi Doe

With more teenagers applying to college today than ever before, the competition has never been stiffer, and the stress can become unbearable not just for teens, but for the entire family. In Don't Worry, You'll Get In, one of the country's top college admissions counselors Michele Hernandez and leading parenting expert Mimi Doe join forces to bring teens the first college admissions guide of its kind: an easy and accessible book full of 100 specific tips to navigate the admissions process successfully and calmly. For each step, Hernandez explains to teens in simple terms exactly what they need to do, while Mimi Doe empowers them to tackle that step with confidence and in the least stressful way. Covering everything from standardized testing to summer plans to writing a great essay, Don't Worry, You'll Get In is the perfect guide for high schoolers who want to be accepted at the school of their choice without burning out for the sake of getting in.

Don't Worry, You'll Get In: 100 Winning Tips for Stress-Free College Admissions

by Michele A. Hernandez Mimi Doe

With more teenagers applying to college today than ever before, the competition has never been stiffer, and the stress can become unbearable not just for teens, but for the entire family. In Don't Worry, You'll Get In, one of the country's top college admissions counselors Michele Hernandez and leading parenting expert Mimi Doe join forces to bring teens the first college admissions guide of its kind: an easy and accessible book full of 100 specific tips to navigate the admissions process successfully and calmly. For each step, Hernandez explains to teens in simple terms exactly what they need to do, while Mimi Doe empowers them to tackle that step with confidence and in the least stressful way. Covering everything from standardized testing to summer plans to writing a great essay, Don't Worry, You'll Get In is the perfect guide for high schoolers who want to be accepted at the school of their choice without burning out for the sake of getting in.

Don't You Believe It!

by Herb Reich

Our cherished culturally shared beliefs stem from a variety of sources, many of which propagate old wives' tales, myths, self-serving fantasies, innocent fallacies, or sheer nonsense. History is replete with stories of great men and events that either never happened or didn't happen the way we were told they did. Such items are part of our common knowledge. They are taught in schools. They are passed down to us by our families and friends and have become part of shared cultural knowledge, accepted without question. And they are wrong. Here, Herb Reich explodes 200 myths that you probably accept as fact, including: Jackie Robinson was the first black baseball player in the major leagues. The captain of a ship can perform marriages. Mussolini's trains ran on time. Charles Lindbergh was the first man to fly across the Atlantic Ocean. Baseball was invented by Abner Doubleday in 1839. The Mason-Dixon line was drawn to separate the slave South from the free North. Betsy Ross sewed the first American flag. Cleopatra was Egyptian. Chicago is called "the windy city" because of the gusts off Lake Michigan. It is a cliché that history is written by the victors. But Don't You Believe It! will demonstrate that it is also written by teachers, by newsmen, by heirs, by hucksters, and occasionally by someone who has a lousy memory or an axe to grind.

Don't You Dare Get Married until You Read This!: The Book of Questions for Couples

by Corey Donaldson

If you're headed for the altar- or you're in a serious relationship that could lead to marriage, you probably already know that issues like love, sex, money, religion, kids, in-laws, and even who has to walk the dog can become potential landmines if you and your partner don't discuss your feelings openly before you take the plunge. Now, Corey Donaldson has put together more than 500 questions-- ranging from playful to provocative-- designed to get you and your partner talking frankly and communicating effectively before you walk down the aisle. Donaldson covers hot topics such as: * Does it matter to you who earns most of the money? * What does my family do that annoys you? * What is the difference, for you, between love and romance? * What place do you believe religion has in the world? * How long do you want to wait before having children? * If I wanted to move away from our families for work, would you support me? * Who cleans the house? Perfect for couples in the midst of planning their nuptials, a duo considering "I do," or even partners in established relationships who just want to get to know each other again, Don't You Dare Get Married Until You Read This! is a must-have for anyone who wants to make their marriage last.

Don't You Forget About Me

by Jancee Dunn

After a high power New York production job and a devastating divorce, a thirty-something woman returns to her parents house with hilarious results, confronting her 80s nostalgia and even her high school boyfriend.

(Don't You) Forget About Me

by Kate Karyus Quinn

Stephen King meets Tuck Everlasting in this eerie, compulsively page-turning tale of a girl haunted by the loss of her sister--and trapped by the mysterious power that fuels her small town.Gardnerville seems like a paradise. But every four years, a strange madness compels the town's teenagers to commit terrible crimes. Four years ago, Skylar's sister, Piper, led her classmates on a midnight death march into a watery grave. Now Piper is gone. And to get her back, Skylar must find a way to end Gardnerville's murderous cycle.From Kate Karyus Quinn, author of Another Little Piece, comes a mesmerizing and suspenseful novel that will thrill fans of Maggie Stiefvater's The Raven Boys and Brenna Yovanoff's The Replacement.

Don't You Forget about Me (Gossip Girl #11)

by Cecily Von Ziegesar

Don't You Forget About Me is about the provocative lives of New York City's most prestigious private school for young adults.

Don't You Get It? Living with Auditory Learning Disabilities

by Harvey Edell Jay. R. Lucker Loraine Alderman

If you or someone you know has (APD), an Auditory Processing Disorder sometimes called a central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD), also described as an Auditory Information Processing Disorders (APD) (Lucker 2005a), this book can give you the answers to the many questions. Two of the most often asked questions about APD are: 'What is it like to have the disorder?' and 'Can a person overcome it?' This book provides insights into both of these questions.

Don't You Know There's A War On?

by Avi

Brooklyn, NY, 1943: Howie's pop is in the merchant marine, dodging Nazi U-boat wolf packs on the brutal North Atlantic sea. Denny, Howie's best friend, has a father in the Eighth Army, battling Nazi General Rommel in North Africa. Every day the boys face reminders of war - scary headlines, blackouts, scrap collections, war-stamp drives. During the week, they depend on Miss Rolanda Gossim, their teacher, to keep their minds off their worries. She may be strict, but she's kind and a lot prettier than any movie pinup. When Howie discovers she is about to be fired, he needs to find out why, and - with the help of Denny and the rest of their class - he makes plans to keep her on the job. Award-winning author Avi has spun a tale that could have taken, place anywhere in wartime America. It is rich with authentic Brooklyn voices and memories of the early 1940s - days when unexpected, even shocking events took place without warning; days when no matter what happened, you could explain it all with "Don't you know there's a war on?'

Don't You Wish

by Roxanne St. Claire

Alternate universes exist! Perfect for moviegoers who loved 17 Again, Sliding Doors, and The Family Man, as well as the novel Before I Fall.When plain and unpopular Annie Nutter gets zapped by one of her dad's whacked-out inventions, she lands in a parallel universe where her life becomes picture-perfect. Now she's Ayla Monroe, daughter of the same mother but a different father--and she's the gorgeous, rich queen bee of her high school. In this universe, Ayla lives in glitzy Miami instead of dreary Pittsburgh and has beaucoup bucks, courtesy of her billionaire--if usually absent--father. Her friends hit the clubs, party backstage at concerts, and take risks that are exhilirating . . . and illegal. Here she's got a date to lose her V-card with the hottest guy she's ever seen.But on the insde, Ayla is still Annie.So when she's offered the chance to leave the dream life and head home to Pittsburgh, will she take it?The choice isn't as simple as you think.From the Hardcover edition.

The Donut

by Steve Penfold

In Canada, the donut is often thought of as the unofficial national food. Donuts are sold at every intersection and rest stop, celebrated in song and story as symbols of Canadian identity, and one chain in particular, Tim Horton's, has become a veritable icon with over 2500 shops across the country. But there is more to the donut than these and other expressions of 'snackfood patriotism' would suggest. In this study, Steve Penfold puts the humble donut in its historical context, examining how one deep-fried confectionary became, not only a mass commodity, but an edible symbol of Canadianness.Penfold examines the history of the donut in light of broader social, economic, and cultural issues, and uses the donut as a window onto key developments in twentieth-century Canada such as the growth of a 'consumer society,' the relationship between big business and community, and the ironic qualities of Canadian national identity. He goes on to explore the social and political conditions that facilitated the rapid rise and steady growth of donut shops across the country.Based on a wide range of sources, from commercial and government reports to personal interviews, The Donut is a comprehensive and fascinating look at one of Canada's most popular products. It offers original insights on consumer culture, mass consumption, and the dynamics of Canadian history.

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