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Fast Track (Redline Racing Series)

by Anthony Hampshire

Eddie and his friends sink their savings into a Trans-Am Mustang and enter it into their first pro race; but they soon learn that it takes more than skill to win a race, as some drivers play by their own set of rules.

Fast Track to A 5: Preparing for the AP United States History Examination

by Mark Epstein

A preparation guide for students taking the AP United States history examination with an introductory strategy section, diagnostic test, and document-based questions for practice.

Fast Train, Slow Train (Thomas & Friends)

by W. Awdry Tommy Stubbs

It's the classic tale of the Tortoise and the Hare...set on the rails of Sodor!

Fast Women

by Jennifer Crusie

Nell Dysart's in trouble. Weighed down by an inexplicable divorce and a loss of appetite for everything, Nell is sleepwalking through life until her best friend finagles a job for her with a shabby little detective agency that has lots of potential and a boss who looks easy to manage. Gabe McKenna isn't doing too well, either. His detective agency is wasting time on a blackmail case, his partner has decided he hates watching cheating spouses for money, and his ex-wife has just dumped him....again. The only thing that's going his way is that his new secretary looks efficient, boring, and biddable. But looks can be deceiving and soon Nell and Gabe are squaring off over embezzlement, business cards, vandalism, dog-napping, blackmail, Chinese food, unprofessional sex, and really ugly office furniture, all of which turn out to be the least of their problems. Because shortly after that, somebody starts killing people. And shortly after that, they start falling in love....

Fastback Beach

by Shirlee Smith Matheson

Miles Derkach is in trouble. Along with two friends, he stole a car and went joyriding. When the dust clears, he is all alone and his friends have left, leaving him to take the blame -- and the punishment -- while maintaining his silence. Placed on probation and sentenced to community service, Miles begins working for a man who after suffering a stroke and not being able to drive, has kept his beloved hot rod under wraps in the garage. Seeing a chance to learn more about cars and pursue his dream of becoming a mechanic, Miles helps to restore the car. When the hot rod is stolen and Miles is the prime suspect, he realizes that he must confront his friends and stand up for himself.

Fastdata Processing with Spark

by Holden Karau

This book will be a basic, step-by-step tutorial, which will help readers take advantage of all that Spark has to offer.Fastdata Processing with Spark is for software developers who want to learn how to write distributed programs with Spark. It will help developers who have had problems that were too much to be dealt with on a single computer. No previous experience with distributed programming is necessary. This book assumes knowledge of either Java, Scala, or Python.

The FastDay Cookbook

by Mimi Spencer

An essential companion to the #1 New York Times bestselling FastDiet, gorgeously illustrated and containing 115 all-new recipes from around the world for no-hassle, low-cal meals to make your fast days easy as can be.Whether or not you're on the FastDiet, brought to popular acclaim by #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Mosley, you can't go wrong with low-calorie foods that are also delicious, convenient, and easy to make. In this new cookbook, all 115 recipes--from the classics to traditional ethnic cuisines--are under 600 calories. You'll lose weight, cut your risk for a range of diseases, and live longer by effortlessly cooking up these satisfying meals. There are recipes here to suit every palate, and every culture: Tandoori Chicken for a taste of India; Spaghetti Bolognose for a hearty Italian dinner; a Beef and Beer Casserole that's sure to please the Anglophiles; Egg Drop Soup in the Chinese tradition; and Boston Bean and Ham from our very own Uncle Sam. Each calorie-counted recipe is infinitely adaptable, and everyone will find their favorite in no time with sections such as Lightning Quick Suppers (for times you want to be sitting down to eat in ten minutes flat); Fast Favorites (for calorie-controlled classics); Simple Sides; Supper Soups; Fast Meals for Men; and much more. In addition, Mimi Spencer lists kitchen cupboard essentials and introduces you to the FastDiet and all its benefits--including dramatic weight loss and lowered risk factors for cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, and Alzheimer's. Featuring seventy-five full-color mouthwatering photos, this is the perfect adjunct to the original FastDiet Cookbook, offering a whole new repertoire of Fast food to sustain you through the colder months and help you lose weight with ease.

The FastDiet

by Mimi Spencer Michael Mosley

Is it possible to eat normally, five days a week, and become slimmer and healthier as a result? Simple answer: yes. You just limit your calorie intake for two nonconsecutive days each week--500 calories for women, 600 for men. You'll lose weight quickly and effortlessly with the FastDiet. Scientific trials of intermittent fasters have shown that it will not only help the pounds fly off, but also reduce your risk of a range of diseases from diabetes to cardiovascular disease and even cancer. "The scientific evidence is strong that intermittent fasting can improve health," says Dr. Mark Mattson, Chief of the Laboratory of Neurosciences, National Institute on Aging, and Professor of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University. This book brings together the results of new, groundbreaking research to create a dietary program that can be incorporated into your busy daily life, featuring: * Forty 500- and 600-calorie meals that are quick and easy to make * 8 pages of photos that show you what a typical "fasting meal" looks like * The cutting-edge science behind the program * A calorie counter that makes dieting easy * And much more. Far from being just another fad, the FastDiet is a radical new way of thinking about food, a lifestyle choice that could transform your health. This is your indispensable guide to simple and effective weight loss, without fuss or the need to endlessly deprive yourself.

The FastDiet Cookbook

by Mimi Spencer Michael Mosley Sarah Schenker

The indispensable companion to the #1 New York Times bestselling diet bookThe FastDiet became an instant international bestseller with a powerful, life-changing message: that it's possible to lose weight, reduce your risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer, all while eating what you normally eat five days a week. You simply cut your caloric intake two days a week--500 calories for women, 600 for men. But as author Dr. Michael Mosely said, "It's not really fasting. It's just a break from your normal routine." This fabulous new cookbook offers over 150 carefully crafted, nutritious, low-calorie recipes to enable you to incorporate the FastDiet into your daily life. Ranging from simple breakfasts to leisurely suppers, the recipes are all expertly balanced and calorie-counted by FastDiet co-author Mimi Spencer (a devotee of the diet herself!) and nutritionist Dr. Sarah Schenker. From soups to meat dishes to delicious fish-based meals, the recipes designed to fill you up and stave off hunger--even though none are over 500 calories. There are also detailed menu plans and plenty of encouraging tips, including kitchen-cupboard essentials, the latest nutritional advice and a whole section of speedy meals for busy days. With an introduction to the diet itself--detailing its many scientifically-backed health benefits and the transformative results it's already given to hundreds of thousands of readers--this book is an essential follow-up companion guide to The FastDiet. With The FastDiet Cookbook you will never have to worry about planning your Fast Days again!

Faster: The Acceleration of Just About Everything

by James Gleick

From the bestselling, National Book Award-nominated author of Genius and Chaos, a bracing new work about the accelerating pace of change in today's world. Most of us suffer some degree of "hurry sickness," a malady that has launched us into the "epoch of the nanosecond," a need-everything-yesterday sphere dominated by cell phones, computers, faxes, and remote controls. Yet for all the hours, minutes, and even seconds being saved, we're still filling our days to the point that we have no time for such basic human activities as eating, sex, and relating to our families. Written with fresh insight and thorough research, Faster is a wise and witty look at a harried world not likely to slow down anytime soon.

Faster, Better, Stronger

by Massimo Testa Eric Heiden Deanne Musolf

Are you weary of cookie-cutter fitness plans devoid of anything you can actually use? Or programs promising great abs by Monday? Eric Heiden, M.D., and Massimo Testa, M.D., are renowned physicians who've spent their lives facing every conceivable exercise problem, helping both elite athletes and people who want to finish a 5K or achieve lower blood pressure. Part I of this book is a treasure trove filled with everything everyone should know about fitness but that even the best athletes do not, including how to start (or restart) an exercise regimen; eat before, during, and after a workout; lose weight while getting fit; treat aches and pains; diagnose fatigue; harness your thoughts; and select the activities best suited to you. Part II unveils a twelve-week fitness program, tailored to your needs, which will optimize your time, efforts, and results. Faster, Better, Stronger, named one of the top ten books of the year by Disaboom.com, is highly inspiring and fun to read, with stories from Dr. Heiden at the Olympics and from Dr. Testa about helping the world's top cyclists as well as elderly and obese patients. Doctors rarely make guarantees, but Dr. Heiden and Dr. Testa are willing to guarantee this: Everyone can get better. Including you.

Faster, Higher, Stronger

by Mark Mcclusky

The world of high-performance athletics is changing forever. Not so long ago, you could compete at the top level with hard work and a good coach, but today, it's impossible to separate the achievements of athletes from the scientists who support them. In Faster, Higher, Stronger, veteran journalist Mark McClusky brings readers behind the scenes with a new generation of athletes, coaches, and scientists whose accomplishments are changing our understanding of human physical achievement and completely redefining the limits of the human body. At the exciting new frontier of sports, science, and technology, the book explores: * The role that genes and training play * How to find hidden champions and fasttrack greatness * The truth about the 10,000 hours rule * New research on breaking through fatigue * Revolutions in data and nutrition * And how we can apply the lessons about focus, dedication, and sheer ingenuity in our own lives. Brimming with cutting-edge science and gripping anecdotes, Faster, Higher, Stronger is a fascinating, exhilarating look at how far we can push the boundaries of our bodies and minds.

The Faster I Walk, The Smaller I Am

by Kjersti A. Skomsvold Kerri A. Pierce

Mathea Martinsen has never been good at dealing with other people. After a lifetime, her only real accomplishment is her longevity: everyone she reads about in the obituaries has died younger than she is now. Afraid that her life will be over before anyone knows that she lived, Mathea digs out her old wedding dress, bakes some sweet cakes, and heads out into the world-to make her mark. She buries a time capsule out in the yard. (It gets dug up to make room for a flagpole.) She wears her late husband's watch and hopes people will ask her for the time. (They never do.) Is it really possible for a woman to disappear so completely that the world won't notice her passing? The Faster I Walk, the Smaller I Am is a macabre twist on the notion that life "must be lived to the fullest."

The Faster I Walk, The Smaller I Am

by Kjersti A. Skomsvold Kerri A. Pierce

Mathea Martinsen has never been good at dealing with other people. After a lifetime, her only real accomplishment is her longevity: everyone she reads about in the obituaries has died younger than she is now. Afraid that her life will be over before anyone knows that she lived, Mathea digs out her old wedding dress, bakes some sweet cakes, and heads out into the world-to make her mark. She buries a time capsule out in the yard. (It gets dug up to make room for a flagpole.) She wears her late husband's watch and hopes people will ask her for the time. (They never do.) Is it really possible for a woman to disappear so completely that the world won't notice her passing? The Faster I Walk, the Smaller I Am is a macabre twist on the notion that life "must be lived to the fullest."

Faster Smarter Beginning Programming

by Jim Buyens

Now you can write your own programs with Microsoft® Visual Basic® .NET--faster, smarter, and better. Dive in--this friendly, high-energy guide makes it easy to learn exactly what you need. Use the numbered steps, code listings, and expert tips to accelerate your programming productivity--and move on to doing the cool things you want to do! Learn basic concepts, syntax, and language elements Follow easy coding techniques to build your dexterity Write and run your first Visual Basic .NET program Use built-in functions and classes or create your own Design the user interface with Windows® Forms Program Web applications using Microsoft ASP.NET Access files and databases Debug and deploy your new programs

Faster Than the Speed of Light: The Story of a Scientific Speculation

by Joao Magueijo

Could Einstein be wrong and Magueijo right? Equally pressing for Magueijo, a lecturer in theoretical physics at London's Imperial College, is whether the physics editor at the preeminent science journal Nature is in fact "a first class moron" for rejecting his last paper. And did that cosmologist from Princeton steal his idea? What about all those hours wasted writing requests for funding from those "parasites," those "ex-scientists well past their prime" who dispense the monies that make contemporary science possible? Welcome to the world of career science, disclosed here in all its flawed brilliance. Magueijo's heretical idea-- that the speed of light is not constant; light traveled faster in the early universe-- challenges the most fundamental tenet of modern physics. Deceptively simple, the theory came to the author during a bad hangover one damp morning in Cambridge, England (many of the author's breakthroughs seem to arrive at unexpected moments, like while he's urinating outside a Goan bar). If true, Magueijo's Variant Speed of Light theory, or VSL, rectifies apparent inconsistencies in the Big Bang theory. Magueijo cunningly frames his journey with the stories of other famous, courageous heretics, notably Einstein himself, and one suspects an apologetics at work here. Magueijo, a 35-year-old native of Portugal, is opinionated and can seem immature and almost bratty in his diatribes against the banalities of academia or the hypocrisy and backbiting of peer review. But his science is lucidly rendered, and even his penchant for sturm und drang sheds light on the tensions felt by scientists incubating new ideas. This book shows how science is done-and so easily can be undone. Copyright 2002 Reed Business Information, Inc.

The Fastest Man Alive: The True Story of Usain Bolt

by Usain Bolt Shaun Custis

A skinny kid from the Jamaican parish of Trelawny, Usain Bolt's life changed in August 2008 when the Olympic men's 100-meter starter pistol was followed just 9. 69 seconds later by his streak across the finish line and the first of his three gold medals was placed around his neck. In this illustrated celebration of his influences, background, and career trajectory, Bolt shares his story of growing up playing cricket and soccer, and discovering that he could run fast--very fast. He shares stories of his family, friends, and the laidback Jamaican culture, and reveals what makes him tick, where he gets his motivation, and where he takes his inspiration. He tells of the dedication and sacrifices required to get to the top, and also discusses fast food, partying, music, fast cars, and that signature lightning bolt pose.

The Fastest Turtle In The West (Full House Dear Michelle)

by Cathy East Dubowski

"With a name like Zoom, how can this turtle be so slow?" Hooray! The turtle races are in town! And Michelle borrows a cute little turtle named Zoom for the event. But Michelle has a problem. Zoom is really s-l-o-w. There's no way she'll win. So, how do you train a turtle? And what do you do when she won't even come out of her shell? Michelle's about to find out!

Fasting

by Jentezen Franklin

When you fast, your spirit becomes uncluttered by the things of this world and amazingly sensitive to the things of God. Once you've experienced even a glimpse of this and the countless rewards and blessings that follow, it changes Your entire perspective. Jentezen Franklin gives you the keys to experiencing this kind of transformation in Fasting, one of the best and most comprehensive books available on the topic. Discover everything you need to know to unlock the power of Biblical fasting, including: The types of fasts described in the Bible and how to choose which is right for you ¦ The connection between fasting and prayer ¦ The essential components of a successful fast ¦ What to expect physically, mentally, and spiritually Experience for yourself the deeper, stronger relationship with God that only comes through prayer and fasting. Jentezen Franklin is the pastor of Free Chapel in Gainesville, Georgia, a congregation with 10,000 in attendance each week that has recently grown into a new location in Orange County, California. Franklin is a popular conference speaker and his nationally televised program, Kingdom Connection, is seen weekly on national and international networks. He has written several best selling books including Right People, Right Place, Right Plan. He and his wife, Cherise, have five wonderful children.

Fasting

by Scot Mcknight

"Fasting is the body talking what the spirit yearns, what the soul longs for, and what the mind knows to be true."-- Scot McKnightChristianity has traditionally been at odds with the human body. At times in the history of the church, Christians have viewed the body and physical desires as the enemy. Now, Scot McKnight, best-selling author of The Jesus Creed , reconnects the spiritual and the physical in the ancient discipline of fasting.Inside You'll Find:In-depth biblical precedents for the practice of fasting;How to fast effectively--and safely;Different methods of fasting as practiced in the Bible;Straight talk on pitfalls, such as cheating and motivation.Join McKnight as he explores the idea of "whole-body spirituality," in which fasting plays a central role. This ancient practice, he says, doesn't make sense to most of us until we have grasped the importance of the body for our spirituality, until we can view it as a spiritual response to a sacred moment. Fasting--simple, primitive, and ancient--still demonstrates a whole person's earnest need and hunger for the presence of God, just as it has in the lives of God's people throughout history.The Ancient PracticesThere is a hunger in every human heart for connection, primitive and raw, to God. To satisfy it, many are beginning to explore traditional spiritual disciplines used for centuries . . . everything from fixed-hour prayer to fasting to sincere observance of the Sabbath. Compelling and readable, the Ancient Practices series is for every spiritual sojourner, for every Christian seeker who wants more.

Fasting and Dates: A Ramadan and Eid-ul-Fitr Story

by Jonny Zucker

Here is a simple and delightful introduction to the Islamic festival of Ramadan and Eid-ul-Fitr suitable for even the youngest child. Follow a family as they fast each day, go to the mosque on the Night of Power, and enjoy a delicious feast.

Fasting Girls: The History of Anorexia Nervosa

by Joan Jacobs Brumberg

This book explores eating disorders, providing both a social history of Anorexia and scientific case studies

Fat Boy Swim

by Catherine Forde

Fourteen-year-old Jimmy Kelly is Fat Boy Fat, the largest kid in his Scottish community, who's made to feel useless at everything. Only his family knows he's a whiz in the kitchen, and Jimmy is determined to keep it that way.

Fat Boy vs. the Cheerleaders

by Geoff Herbach

"I'm fully capable of taking my own dignity. But no one else is going to take it."Gabe is having a tough week. Normally the funny kid at the lunch table, he's on edge from trying to kick his soda addiction and ditch his long-standing nickname, "Chunk." So when news breaks that his beloved marching band camp has been cancelled due to lack of funding, he's furious. What makes him even madder? The school's vending machine money--which had previous been collected by the band--is now sponsoring the new cheer squad.The war is ON. And Gabe is leading the charge. No one will be safe from the Geekers' odd brand of wrath: not the principal, the band teacher, the local newspaper, and certainly not the cheerleaders and their jock boyfriends. Like the saying goes, it isn't over until the fat boy sings...

Fat, Broke & Lonely No More

by Victoria Moran

Do you ever obsess about whether to order dessert, buy those pricey sandals, or be totally honest on a third date? If so, then you are already acquainted with the fear of being fat, broke & lonely. If only we could eat less, get paid better, and be more outgoing. Only it's not that simple. Our endless quest to be fit, flush, and partnered (no matter where we fall on the scale) inevitably makes us feel fat, broke & lonely. The symptoms are anxiety, shame, and fear, and the diagnosis is feeling miserable about ourselves. We have two choices: give up, convinced that this is just a lifelong, losing battle, or go toe-to-toe with our negative self-image and take back our lives. Real-life anecdotes, practical strategies, and a touch of sass make this revolutionary five-step plan a must-read. First, Moran helps us discover the root of the symptoms. Then we learn how to break up with fat, broke & lonely for good. And finally, we learn how to hook up with the life of our dreams--and who doesn't want that?

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