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Tear Down and Die: Book #1 in the Cara Mia Delgatto Mystery Series by Joanna Campbell Slan (Spot On Publishing) 4.5 Stars (322 Reviews)    Price verified 5 hours ago

She began a journey of self-discovery. She never expected to uncover an old boyfriend and a dead body... Stuart, Florida. With her parents deceased and her son away at college, Cara Mia Delgatto longs to reinvent herself. And a sentimental purchase of a fixer-upper in a small, coastal town seems ideal for a new business selling repurposed relics. But when she trips over a corpse at her rundown building, she flips from renovator to prime suspect. Desperate to clear her name, it shocks Cara to discover that her property once housed ...

Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home [f] [x] / Length: 374 Pages (952 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 11th, 2020

Keto Diet: The Clarity of Ketogenic Diet to Reset Your Metabolism. Including: Keto Diet for Beginners, Keto Meal Preap and Keto Bread Cookbook by Linda Liu 4.8 Stars (9 Reviews)    Price verified 8 hours ago

What If I Tell You Th?t Y?u ??uld E?t Y?ur Way ?kinn?? Y?u'd ?r?b?bl? think I'm ?r?z? ?r ???um? it h?s ??m?thing t? d? with ing??ting ???gh?tti m?d? fr?m t???w?rm?. Eith?r w??, ??u'd b? wr?ng. Th? f??t i? there i? a w?? th?t ??u ??uld ??t ??ur w?? t? ?ignifi??nt ?nd l?ng-t?rm f?t l??? r??ult?. It's called k?t?g?ni??. Diet is not just a sad 1200 calorie white fish and sweet potatoes, which ruins your metabolism and leaves you looking worse off than before. You need to follow a scientifically, constructed and proved eating ...

Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine [f] [x] / Length: 681 Pages (9,964 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 11th, 2020

The Collection Anne of Green Gables: by L. M. Montgomery by Lucy Maud Montgomery (Independently Published) 4.5 Stars (3,774 Reviews)    Price verified 39 minutes ago

discover or rediscover all the classics of literature. Contains Active Table of Contents (HTML) Don't Miss a Moment with Anne Shirley in this Anne of Green Gables Bundle This bundle includes: ? Anne of Green Gables ? Anne of Avonlea ? Anne of the Island ? Anne's House of Dreams ? Rainbow Valley ? Rilla of Ingleside ? Chronicles of Avonlea ? Further Chronicles of Avonlea This Anne of Green Gables Collection has been professionally formatted for e-readers and contains a bonus book club leadership guide and discussion ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [f] [x] / Length: 1,737 Pages (2,713 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 11th, 2020

Kathleen Turner on Acting: Conversations about Film, Television, and Theater by Kathleen Turner (Skyhorse) 4.0 Stars (13 Reviews)    Price verified one minute ago

Few actors have had a career as dynamic as that Kathleen Turner's; success has followed her from the television screen to major blockbusters, from indie films to the theater stage. Over her forty-year career, Turner has developed an instinctual knowledge of what it takes to be a successful actor, and, in her conversations with esteemed film professor Dustin Morrow, she shares these lessons with the world. With her iconic wit on full display, Turner dazzles readers with her shrewd insights on the craft of acting and charming ...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs [f] [x] / Length: 459 Pages (6,065 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 11th, 2020

Suri Five (The Fringe Collection Book 2) by Jacob Whaler 4.2 Stars (40 Reviews)    Price verified 39 minutes ago

Consumed with grief and rage at the death of her mother from brain cancer, Suri channels her anger into a mysterious virtual reality war zone called the Game where she quickly rises to the top. A covert military unit is watching. Using a deep copy of Suri's brain, they build Five, the ultimate artificial intelligence. As the digital embodiment of Suri's anger, Five is the perfect weapon for the cyberwar with China. But when Five is unleashed online, she slips off her chains, turns against her creators and, with all of Suri's rage ...

Genre: Humor & Entertainment [f] [x] / Length: 310 Pages (3,988 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 11th, 2020

Finite Difference Computing with PDEs: A Modern Software Approach (Texts in Computational Science and Engineering Book 16) by Hans Petter Langtangen (Springer) 4.7 Stars (9 Reviews)    Price verified 39 minutes ago

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. This easy-to-read book introduces the basics of solving partial differential equations by means of finite difference methods. Unlike many of the traditional academic works on the topic, this book was written for practitioners. Accordingly, it especially addresses: the construction of finite difference schemes, formulation and implementation of algorithms, verification of implementations, analyses of physical behavior as implied by the numerical solutions, and how to apply the ...

Genre: Computers & Technology [f] [x] / Length: 507 Pages (10,674 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 11th, 2020

Quantum Computing: An Applied Approach by Jack D. Hidary 4.6 Stars (77 Reviews)    Price verified 6 hours ago

This book integrates the foundations of quantum computing with a hands-on coding approach to this emerging field; it is the first work to bring these strands together in an updated manner. This work is suitable for both academic coursework and corporate technical training. This volume comprises three books under one cover: Part I outlines the necessary foundations of quantum computing and quantum circuits. Part II walks through the canon of quantum computing algorithms and provides code on a range of quantum computing methods in ...

Genre: Education & Teaching [f] [x] / Length: 430 Pages (5,240 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 11th, 2020

The Move: A Big City to Small Town Romantic Comedy (The Creek Water Series Book 2) by Whitney Dineen 4.5 Stars (233 Reviews)    Price verified 39 minutes ago

When Lexi Blake was twelve years old, a fortune teller gave her the following cryptic message: In your thirtieth year, once the dog jumps over you, your life will change in the most unexpected ways. Lexi is thirty now and the following unexpected things have occurred: ?While walking through Central Park enjoying a beautiful fall day, Lexi eats dirt when a careless dog owner throws a frisbee at her head. A dog jumps over her. ?Lexi gets a promotion that pays less than her current job. ?Her crush announces that he's engaged. ...

Genre: Humor & Entertainment [f] [x] / Length: 316 Pages (673 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 11th, 2020

Death Troupe by Vincent H. O'Neil (FNG Press) 4.2 Stars (17 Reviews)    Price verified 17 hours ago

The Jerome Barron Players have a problem. Their writer, Ryan Betancourt, has killed himself under mysterious circumstances and they need a replacement right away. The Players, unofficially known as Death Troupe, come together once a year to perform a high-end murder mystery play written specifically for that season's host town. Their writer has to possess special talents, as there's a wager involved: If the townspeople can correctly identify the murderer before the show's final act, they don't have to pay for the engagement. So far, ...

Genre: Arts & Photography [f] [x] / Length: 400 Pages (1,154 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 10th, 2020

The Plant Based Diet Cookbook For beginners: 700+ Healthy, Quick, Easy and Budget Friendly Plant based Recipes for Healthy Cook’s kitchen with ... by Anna R. Adrian 4.5 Stars (15 Reviews)    Price verified 23 hours ago

Do you know what Plant-Based Diet is? Do you want to know how to cook Plant-Based Diet? While the term "vegan" has become popular over the years, many are left feeling dubious whenever they hear the word. Many associate veganism with past millennial, Generation X health fads. While those fads may have been helpful and health oriented, the rise and fall of diets can be hard to keep up with. Diets and their popularity have come and gone. Trends regarding particular foods have even surfaced -- kale, celery, and avocados may in fact be ...

Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine [f] [x] / Length: 572 Pages (3,734 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 10th, 2020

The Affordable Air Fryer Cookbook 2020: 600 Quick & Easy 5-Ingredient Budget Friendly Recipes for Your Air Fryer by Dr. Sally Salt 4.5 Stars (59 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

The 600 Air Fryer Cookbook! Enjoy affordable, quick & easy Air Fryer Cooking! Do you want to cook 600 quick and easy meals on a budget using only 5-ingredients or less? In this new 2020 edition, you'll find 600 sweet, savory, salty, citrusy, and other delicious 5-ingredient recipes. These flavorful dishes are hand-picked to ensure you have ? hearty collection of the best recipes on hand at all times. So... this cookbook is the ultimate companion book to any Air Fryer. You are guaranteed to find ? wonderful selection of ...

Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine [f] [x] / Length: 478 Pages (3,268 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 10th, 2020

Principles of Mechanics: Fundamental University Physics (Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation) by Salma Alrasheed (Springer) 4.8 Stars (10 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

This open access textbook takes the reader step-by-step through the concepts of mechanics in a clear and detailed manner. Mechanics is considered to be the core of physics, where a deep understanding of the concepts is essential in understanding all branches of physics. Many proofs and examples are included to help the reader grasp the fundamentals fully, paving the way to deal with more advanced topics. After solving all of the examples, the reader will have gained a solid foundation in mechanics and the skills to apply the concepts ...

Genre: Science & Math [f] [x] / Length: 484 Pages (72,751 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 10th, 2020

Mind Traveling by Karma Banks (Take It to the Bank Publishing) 4.8 Stars (38 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

Imagine a world where a young child tries to cling a mother she loves but can't quite understand along with generational secrets and a family history of mental illness. That's the life of Janera and she tries to make sense of it all as she's shuffled from home to home. In Mind Traveling you will travel with little Janera as she hangs on to life by way of words from her Grandmother, music, reading, crafting and conversations with God. Karma Banks takes you deep into the mind of Janera , a resilient young girl who is tossed about ...

Genre: Arts & Photography [f] [x] / Length: 358 Pages (2,945 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 10th, 2020

The Theory of Business Enterprise: Nature, Causes, Utility & Drift of Business Enterprise (A Political Economy Book) by Thorstein Veblen (Musaicum Books) 4.8 Stars (22 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

This eBook edition of "The Theory of Business Enterprise" has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. The Theory of Business Enterprise is a political economy book that looks at the growing corporate domination of culture and the economy. At its heart The Theory of Business Enterprise is an analysis of two intertwined but clashing motivations; that of business and that of industry. Business is the making of profits. Industry is the making of goods. "The captains of industry" ...

Genre: Business & Money [f] [x] / Length: 410 Pages (1,023 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 9th, 2020

Chicago 1871: A Science Fiction Thriller by James E. Merl 4.6 Stars (28 Reviews)    Price verified 39 minutes ago

What If You Had The Opportunity To Go Back In Time And Change History? CHICAGO 1871 is a story about John Kirk, a modern-day firefighter who while battling a house fire crawled into a passage that sent him back in time to the year 1871. Adapting to a new way of life, he lands a job with the Chicago Fire Department and falls in love with a 19th-century show girl. But John carries a dark secret that haunts him, the knowledge he has of the future, and the disaster that will strike in a few short weeks known in history as the Great ...

Genre: History [f] [x] / Length: 314 Pages (1,906 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 9th, 2020

Nothing Happens For A Reason (1) by James Hawthorne (CreateSpace) 4.5 Stars (29 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

This is a memoir of my life from 1957 to 1987 with occasional side trips outside that span. What inspired me to write a memoir was my sincere belief that everybody's life is interesting in some way. Every human mind is filled with memories and pictures and dreams and desires stored away during the time we've been conscious here. The past five decades have been an amazing era of change, confusion and exploration for most people. This book is just my little slice of that awesome human drama.

Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting [f] [x] / Length: 528 Pages (640 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 9th, 2020

Guide to Software Projects for Business People: digital transformation by Jonathan P. Crosby 4.6 Stars (17 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

In the fast-paced business world of today, as IT moves out from back stage to center stage, business professionals can no longer afford to just leave all that techie stuff to the pros. To optimize the chances of success, core business decisions and software development need to go hand in hand right from the start of any software project. More and more business people are now reaping the rewards from gaining the essential knowledge of software development to collaborate more closely with IT teams and make better informed choices ...

Genre: Business & Money [f] [x] / Length: 335 Pages (11,750 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 9th, 2020

Easy Good Food! Instant Pot 550 Recipes.: 550 Pressure Cooker Recipes that will Help You Eat Good Food Every Day - This Instant Pot Cookbook is an ... by Andrew Roman 5.0 Stars (11 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

We live an active life. Often there is not enough time to take care of the most important thing - our health. Andrew Roman (the author of this book) was faced with the problem of excess weight and began to study the body. He decided to start with his daily diet. Andrew selected recipes that everyone can quickly prepare. Now all the proven recipes are in this cookbook. Instant pot in the kitchen makes it possible to cook delicious and simple. Andrew's children are already used to cooking according to their father's recipes and ...

Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine [f] [x] / Length: 883 Pages (3,133 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 9th, 2020

Pride and Prejudice (Unabridged with the original watercolor illustrations by C.E. Brock) by Jane Austen (e-artnow) 4.5 Stars (8,522 Reviews)    Price verified 39 minutes ago

This edition of "Pride and Prejudice (Unabridged with the original watercolor illustrations by C.E. Brock)" has been carefully formatted for your ebook reader with a functional table of contents. Pride and Prejudice is a novel by Jane Austen, first published in 1813. The story follows the main character Elizabeth Bennet as she deals with issues of manners, upbringing, morality, education, and marriage in the society of the landed gentry of early 19th-century England. Elizabeth is the second of five daughters of a country gentleman ...

Genre: Humor & Entertainment [f] [x] / Length: 446 Pages (2,682 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 8th, 2020

The Complete Works of Plato by Plato, (e-artnow) 4.5 Stars (73 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

This carefully crafted ebook: "The Complete Works of Plato" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Table of contents: Early works: Apology Crito Charmides Euthyphro First Alcibiades (*) Greater Hippias (*) Lesser Hippias Ion Laches Lysis Middle works: Cratylus Euthydemus Gorgias Menexenus (*) Meno Phaedo Protagoras Symposium Republic Phaedrus Parmenides Theaetetus Late works: Timaeus Critias Sophist Statesman Philebus Laws Pseudonymous works (traditionally attributed to Plato, but considered ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [f] [x] / Length: 10,000 Pages (4,510 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 8th, 2020

Steaming Volume One: King Paul's Big, Nasty Unofficial Book of Reactor and Engineering Memories (The King Paul Series 1) by Ram Tuli 5.0 Stars (21 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

Gather 'round, my fellow tars and pour yourself a drink (preferably a San Miguel). What you're about to read is the largest collection of sea stories ever gathered in one place. Best of all, these stories come from fellow USS Enterprise nukes and engineers. No one can deny that the Big E was the greatest warship ever built, and that the guys who gave her her steam were the best nukes and engineers in the fleet. We were also pretty darn funny. In fact, our sense of humor was legendary. It was the one thing that helped get us through ...

Genre: History [f] [x] / Length: 534 Pages (65,598 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 8th, 2020

FHEasy: A Year of Weekly Teachings and Daily Devotionals by Christina Shelley Albrecht (Cedar Fort, Inc.) 5.0 Stars (24 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

"SIMPLIFY YOUR FAMILY HOME EVENINGS with this book of quick and easy FHE lessons that can be taught and enjoyed by both parents and children. FHEasy offers a wide variety of lessons that include the Articles of Faith, topics from the For the Strength of Youth pamphlet, specific commandments, general conferences, and special holidays with a gospel perspective. FHEASY ALSO PROVIDES ? Age-appropriate adaptations within each lesson for younger and older children. ? A Church history section in each lesson to familiarize families with ...

Genre: Parenting & Relationships [f] [x] / Length: 459 Pages (7,404 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 8th, 2020

Bird's Eye View: Stories of a life lived in health care by Sue Robins (Bird Communications) 5.0 Stars (9 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

Bird's Eye View is a compelling book of stories sharing a life lived in health care. Written for health professionals, each chapter offers insight into how it feels to be a vulnerable patient. Poignant and provocative, this unique book highlights the patient and family experience and includes practical wisdom to inspire us all.

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs [f] [x] / Length: 302 Pages (2,296 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 8th, 2020

The Player Blackout: A Superhero LitRPG Adventure (Capes Online Book 1) by Lucas Flint (Secret Identity Books) 3.6 Stars (34 Reviews)    Price verified 39 minutes ago

In 2043, Capes Online is the biggest, most popular VRMMORPG in the world. With over one billion active players and counting, gamers can become brave Heroes or cunning Villains, their every choice determining their Alignment. Everyone wants to play this game and almost everyone does. Except for 25-year-old police officer Nyle Maxwell, who can't log out. Killed in a car accident on his first day on the job, Nyle gets his mind uploaded to Capes Online to save his life. But the one way mind-to-game upload process means Nyle can never ...

Genre: Humor & Entertainment [f] [x] / Length: 334 Pages (4,172 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 8th, 2020

Origin of Why: The Proven Purpose and Meaning of Life by Vito Grigorov (Prosperist Publishers) 4.8 Stars (46 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

Can it be that you only have 5 years left to live? Studies show only 1 hour daily is free to do what you want to do, and the rest you must do: Sleep, work, eat, email. On average, only 12% of our lifetime is actually free. Sound nice? No, but what's the alternative? Have you ever asked "What's the point?" or "why am I here?". That was the meaning of life you were trying to find. Using the latest evidence & facts at each step, this book reveals a surprising answer which you can read now risk free with a 7 day money back guarantee ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [f] [x] / Length: 395 Pages (12,340 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 8th, 2020

Real Estate Success in 5 Minutes a Day: Secrets of a Top Agent Revealed by Karen Briscoe (5 Minute Press) 4.7 Stars (149 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

Investing your first 5 minutes a day reading and sharpening your skills can put you on the fast track to success in your life and business. Many masters and experts have shared their wisdom through words. Learning from these experienced leaders by reading their words is how you, too, can achieve personal and professional transformation. Success is achieved by getting into action immediately and applying the principles learned. Applied knowledge leads to success. That is the beauty of author and top-performing agent Karen Briscoe s ...

Genre: Business & Money [f] [x] / Length: 402 Pages (1,967 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 8th, 2020

Super Nuke!: A Memoir About Life as a Nuclear Submariner and the Contributions of a "Super Nuke" - the USS RAY (SSN653) Toward Winning the Cold War by Charles Cranston Jett (Outskirts Press, Inc.) 4.3 Stars (92 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

"Charles Jett has written an entertaining and factual memoir of an important time and series of events in the history of the cold war. He has succeeded in telling the unclassified story of the journey taken by an extraordinary group of men who built the first operational "Super Nuke" and effectively shared what they developed with others in the entire US nuclear submarine force. He created the SSN Pre Deployment training program, consolidated developments made on the Ray to create the highly useful Geographic Plot (Geo Plot) and ...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs [f] [x] / Length: 310 Pages (3,029 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 7th, 2020

A Thief in Time: A Time Travel Romance by Cidney Swanson (Williams Press) 4.2 Stars (230 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

An earl from 1598 accidentally joins the 21st century, falling for modern girl Halley in the process. Together they play out a deadly game of cat and mouse as they flee the time machine inventor who will do anything to keep time travel a permanent secret. A Thief in Time and its sequels are young adult romances packed with action and historical detail, perfect to read with your daughter or grandmother.

Genre: Arts & Photography [f] [x] / Length: 354 Pages (606 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 6th, 2020

James Willard Schultz Collection: Bird Woman (Sacajawea) the Guide of Lewis and Clark, Lone Bull's Mistake, Rising Wolf the White Blackfoot and ... by James Willard Schultz (Enhanced Media Publishing) 4.7 Stars (21 Reviews)    Price verified 39 minutes ago

James Willard Schultz (1859-1947) was an author, explorer, and historian known for his historical writings of the Blackfoot Indians in the late 1800s, when he lived among them as a fur trader. His work is important because it contains first-hand accounts from Native Americans which he recorded and wove exciting biographical narratives around. The James Willard Schultz Collection includes the four books Schultz is best known for - Bird Woman (Sacajawea) the Guide of Lewis and Clark: Her Own Story Now First Given to the World, Lone ...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs [f] [x] / Length: 328 Pages (1,239 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 6th, 2020

100 Birds of Asuncion by Carlos Carmagnola 5.0 Stars (7 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

Enjoy watching the images (190+ pictures) captured in typical sessions of bird-watching in Asuncion, Paraguay (of 100 species + 39 species of bonus, between them the Vermilion Flycatcher, the Osprey, the Toco Toucan, the Blue-crested Trogon, the Rufous-browed Peppershrike, the Plush-crested Jay, the Nacunda Nighthawk, the Scarlet-headed Blackbird, the Black Skimmer and even a rare case of Xanthocromism),and by the way, take your time to meditate about pollution and some pernicious practices that affect wildlife. And remember: wild ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [f] [x] / Length: 400 Pages (12,233 KB) / Lending: Enabled / Added: Aug 6th, 2020

Sloth Crafts: 18 Fun & Creative Step-by-Step Projects (Creature Crafts) by Ellen Deakin (Racehorse) 4.8 Stars (10 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

These crafts will make you appreciate the slower side of things! Try out these adorable crafts based on the animal that everyone's talking about! Sloths are fuzzy, endearing, and oh-so-sweet! No one can resist their adorable faces -- especially when they're the inspiration for a dozen crafts that will have your sloth-loving friends oohing and aahing. With Sloth Crafts you'll learn how to create sloth: • Plushies • Necklaces • Ornaments • Bags • Brooches • Cakes • Scarves • Masks • And more! Both novice ...

Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home [f] [x] / Length: 349 Pages (61,236 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 3rd, 2020

Think And Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill 4.6 Stars (18,886 Reviews)    Price verified 39 minutes ago

Think and Grow Rich is the number-one inspirational and motivational classic for individuals who are interested in furthering their lives and reaching their goals by learning from important figures in history. The text read in this audiobook is the original 1937 edition written by Napoleon Hill and inspired by Andrew Carnegie, and while it has often been reproduced, no updated version has ever been able to compete with the original. It has been used as a roadmap to achievement by countless individuals. The 13 Steps to Riches ...

Genre: Business & Money [f] [x] / Length: 357 Pages (466 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 3rd, 2020

Error-Correction Coding and Decoding: Bounds, Codes, Decoders, Analysis and Applications (Signals and Communication Technology) by Martin Tomlinson (Springer) 3.9 Stars (16 Reviews)    Price verified 5 hours ago

This book discusses both the theory and practical applications of self-correcting data, commonly known as error-correcting codes. The applications included demonstrate the importance of these codes in a wide range of everyday technologies, from smartphones to secure communications and transactions. Written in a readily understandable style, the book presents the authors' twenty-five years of research organized into five parts: Part I is concerned with the theoretical performance attainable by using error correcting codes to achieve ...

Genre: Computers & Technology [f] [x] / Length: 522 Pages (10,470 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Aug 1st, 2020

America's Best Barbecue: Recipes and Techniques for Prize-Winning Ribs, Wings, Brisket, and More by Arthur Aguirre (Skyhorse) 4.6 Stars (13 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

Barbecue contests are serious business. Major competitions and festivals now take place in twenty-eight states, and there are twenty BBQ associations and societies across the country committed to encouraging the art of smoking and grilling meat. While thousands of chefs compete for the best ribs or brisket, low-key backyard BBQ competitions are springing up all over the country, offering amateur smokers the chance to become the neighborhood BBQ king or queen. Arthur Aguirre's BBQ team, Major League Grilling, has won nearly twenty ...

Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine [f] [x] / Length: 369 Pages (46,244 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 31st, 2020

Instrument Flying Handbook (Federal Aviation Administration): FAA-H-8083-15B by Federal Aviation Administration (Skyhorse) 3.9 Stars (110 Reviews)    Price verified 9 hours ago

This is the FAA's primary pilot resource for instrument flight rules and training. It (IFR) covers everything pertinent to operating an aircraft, both in instrument meteorological conditions (IMC) and without reference to outside visuals, relying solely on the information gleaned from the cockpit. Information applies to both analog and electronic flight displays, and is organized into separate coverage of the traditional and pictorial displays. Instrument Flying Handbook includes chapters on national airspace system, the air traffic ...

Genre: Science & Math [f] [x] / Length: 368 Pages (77,872 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 30th, 2020

Instrument Flying Handbook (Federal Aviation Administration): FAA-H-8083-15B by Federal Aviation Administration 3.9 Stars (109 Reviews)    Price verified 8 hours ago

**This book includes ALL corrections and addenda as of 2020. This Instrument Flying Handbook is designed for use by instrument flight instructors and pilots preparing for instrument rating tests. Instructors may find this handbook a valuable training aid as it includes basic reference material for knowledge testing and instrument flight training. Other Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) publications should be consulted for more detailed information on related topics. This handbook conforms to pilot training and certification ...

Genre: Reference [f] [x] / Length: 368 Pages (60,038 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 29th, 2020

Fix-It and Forget-It Favorite Slow Cooker Recipes for Mom: 150 Recipes Mom Will Love to Make, Eat, and Share! by Hope Comerford (Good Books) 4.6 Stars (14 Reviews)    Price verified 23 hours ago

Mom does so much for the family—now it's time to give back! Mom will revel in these simple, delicious, crowd-pleasing recipes. Or maybe it's time to treat her to a meal, but you don't have much time, either—with these easy slow cooker recipes, you can make her favorite pasta, surprise her with a satisfying breakfast casserole, or whip up a rich chocolate dessert with minimal preparation time and easy-to-find ingredients. You can trust these recipes because they are: Collected from some of America's best home cooks Tested in ...

Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine [f] [x] / Length: 346 Pages (98,692 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 27th, 2020

Beautiful Smoothie Bowls: 80 Delicious and Colorful Superfood Recipes to Nourish and Satisfy by Carissa Bonham (Skyhorse) 4.3 Stars (50 Reviews)    Price verified 11 hours ago

Imagine curling up on the couch with your favorite bowl piled high with a delicious frozen treat topped with fresh fruit and nuts—and what's in that bowl is actually good for you! Smoothie bowls make this dream a reality. Carissa Bonham, the writer behind the popular blog, Creative Green Living, pulls together eighty delectable recipes for smoothies so good that your kids, friends, and veggie-hating spouse will be begging for more. If you can operate a blender, then you can make a smoothie bowl. Carissa walks you through ...

Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting [f] [x] / Length: 311 Pages (37,363 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 27th, 2020

America's Best Pies: Nearly 200 Recipes You'll Love by American Pie Council (Skyhorse) 4.2 Stars (40 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

Since 1995, amateur, commercial, and professional bakers have competed in the National Pie Championships to determine who makes the best pies in America. The Ultimate Book of Pies is a collection of nearly 200 delicious recipes that have won awards at the National Pie Championships. From the unusual -- My Big Fat Italian Strawberry Basil Wedding Pie -- to the traditional, such as Apple Pie, every recipe has been reviewed by judges and determined to be an award-winning pie. These selections are considered some of the best of the best ...

Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine [f] [x] / Length: 401 Pages (31,779 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 26th, 2020

150 Survival Secrets: Advice on Survival Kits, Extreme Weather, Rapid Evacuation, Food Storage, Active Shooters, First Aid, and More by James C. Jones (Skyhorse) 4.4 Stars (14 Reviews)    Price verified 6 hours ago

As the world gets more dangerous, you have to be prepared for anything, even the worst. In 150 Survival Secrets, seasoned survivalist James C. Jones provides insider tips to help you and your family survive any catastrophe. Divided into practical sections, 150 Survival Secrets answers every question you've ever had about disaster preparedness. One section lists the practical details of making it through any kind of emergency situation. Some topics include: • How to survive extreme winter conditions • How to put together a ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [f] [x] / Length: 308 Pages (31,702 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 26th, 2020

The Watch & Clock Makers' Handbook, Dictionary, and Guide by F. J. Britten (Skyhorse) 4.4 Stars (12 Reviews)    Price verified 8 hours ago

Widely regarded as one of the most famous and useful encyclopedias on watch- and clock-making, this eleventh edition of the regularly updated guide was first published in 1907. This is the final edition Britten completed before his death in 1913, and it is full of classic information on tools, repairs, terms, and definitions. Britten's book is the only place to get invaluable information on watch- and clock-making techniques and technology of the early-twentieth century and be-fore. The Watch and Clock Makers' Handbook, Dictionary, ...

Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home [f] [x] / Length: 964 Pages (55,518 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 26th, 2020

The Complete Guide to Book Publicity: Second Edition by Jodee Blanco (Allworth) 4.3 Stars (21 Reviews)    Price verified 5 hours ago

Written by one of the country's leading publicists, this is an authoritative, in-depth guide to the unique form of publicity needed to successfully launch a book. Step by step, readers are coached through the stages of a book's publicity lifecycle. The nuts and bolts of book promotion are covered for fiction, nonfiction, hardcover trade, mass market, and trade paperbacks. A thorough "publicity toolbox" of sample press kits.

Genre: Business & Money [f] [x] / Length: 304 Pages (1,548 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 26th, 2020

The Drift Fence: A Western Story by Zane Grey (Skyhorse) 4.4 Stars (20 Reviews)    Price verified 39 minutes ago

Business ain't easy when the locals stand to lose it all. “Molly conceived a resentment against the rich cattleman who could impose such restrictions and embitter the lives of poor people. And as for Traft's tenderfoot nephew, who had come out of Missouri to run a hard outfit and build barbed-wire fences, Molly certainly hated him." Although he doesn't know cattle or cowboys, Missourian Jim Traft finds himself as the foreman of a tough Arizona outfit tasked with fencing a hundred miles of open cattle range. Brought on by his ...

Genre: History [f] [x] / Length: 308 Pages (1,082 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 26th, 2020

The Girl in the Show: Three Generations of Comedy, Culture, and Feminism by Anna Fields (Arcade) 3.7 Stars (23 Reviews)    Price verified 39 minutes ago

For fans of Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer -- and every other "funny woman" -- comes a candid feminist comedy manifesto exploring the sisterhood between women's comedy and women's liberation. “I'm not funny at all. What I am is brave." —Lucille Ball From female pop culture powerhouses dominating the entertainment landscape to memoirs from today's most vocal feminist comediennes shooting up the bestseller lists, women in comedy have never been more influential. Marking this cultural shift, The Girl in the Show explores how ...

Genre: History [f] [x] / Length: 310 Pages (637 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 26th, 2020

The Original Six: How the Canadiens, Bruins, Rangers, Blackhawks, Maple Leafs, and Red Wings Laid the Groundwork for Today?s National Hockey League by Lew Freedman (Sports Publishing) 4.0 Stars (20 Reviews)    Price verified 18 hours ago

Since the inception of the National Hockey League on November 26, 1917, the sport of hockey has been one of the most popular games across the globe. After the National Hockey Association (NHA), which had been founded in 1909, ceased operations, the NHL took over and became a mainstay for the sport. While there had been teams that dated back to the 1800s and many that came and went through the years, there are six teams which are considered to be the Original or Traditional Six: the Montreal Canadiens, Boston Bruins, New York ...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs [f] [x] / Length: 328 Pages (3,254 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 26th, 2020

The Complete History of Cross-Country Running: From the Nineteenth Century to the Present Day by Andrew Boyd Hutchinson (Carrel Books) 4.2 Stars (17 Reviews)    Price verified 18 hours ago

In The Complete History of Cross-Country Running, author Andrew Boyd Hutchinson captures the full history of cross-country running, from the early 1800s to the present day, on both a national and international scale. It includes chronicles of legendary teams, inspirational tales of achievement, controversies, and interviews with record?breaking runners past and present. From Walter George and Alfred Shrubb to Steve Prefontaine, Bill Rogers, and Galen Rupp -- and everyone in between -- Hutchinson uncovers all angles, via training ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [f] [x] / Length: 328 Pages (42,003 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 26th, 2020

Aristotle: The Complete Works by Aristotle (Complete Works Editions) 4.7 Stars (30 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

Aristotle (384-322 BCE) was a Greek philosopher and student of Plato who stunningly changed the course of Western philosophy. He has gone down in history as one of the greatest philosophers of all time. Cicero, the Roman statesman and philosopher, once called his writing style "a river of gold;" and his scope of thought and subsequent influence on the study of science, logic, philosophical discourse, and theology has led many to dub him "The Philosopher." Contents: Part 1: Logic (Organon) Categories, translated by E. M. Edghill On ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [f] [x] / Length: 2,925 Pages (3,383 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 26th, 2020

Alistair Cooke by Nick Cooke (Arcade) 4.6 Stars (8 Reviews)    Price verified 21 hours ago

One of the preeminent journalists of the twentieth century, Alistair Cooke has enjoyed a truly extraordinary career in print, radio, and television. Born into a working-class family and christened Alfred, Cooke swiftly broke free of his modest origins and became the foremost commentator on American life and politics, first for the British press and eventually for the entire world. Alistair Cooke: A Biography is both a fascinating record of one man's determination to reinvent himself and a lively and informative journey through the ...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs [f] [x] / Length: 559 Pages (3,480 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 26th, 2020

Shooter's Bible Guide to Combat Handguns by Robert A. Sadowski (Skyhorse) 4.3 Stars (18 Reviews)    Price verified 21 hours ago

For more than 100 years, Shooter's Bible has been the ultimate comprehensive resource for shooting enthusiasts across the board. Trusted by everyone from competitive shooters to hunters to those who keep firearms for protection, this leading series is always expanding. Here is the first edition of the Shooter's Bible Guide to Combat Handguns—your all-encompassing resource with up-to-date information on combat and defensive handguns, training and defensive ammunition, handgun ballistics, tactical and concealment holsters, ...

Genre: History [f] [x] / Length: 1,050 Pages (64,180 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 26th, 2020

Rustic Garden Projects: Step-by-Step Backyard Décor from Trellises to Tree Swings, Stone Steps to Stained Glass by Marianne Svärd Häggvik (Skyhorse) 4.3 Stars (30 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

Would you like to learn to braid a plant support arrow, cast a flower vase in concrete, or set your own pedestal in stone? Rustic Garden Projects is filled with attractive ideas for making your garden homey, decorative, and unique this gardening season. From the simple to the sophisticated, quick to time consuming, follow these step-by-step instructions to build elegant, functional items for your garden and patio. Discover such delightful do-it-yourself garden projects such as: • A Swing for Two • Small Stone Staircase • ...

Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home [f] [x] / Length: 652 Pages (99,836 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 26th, 2020

Simpler Living: A Back to Basics Guide to Cleaning, Furnishing, Storing, Decluttering, Streamlining, Organizing, and More by Jeff Davidson (Skyhorse) 3.7 Stars (180 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

Life moves too quickly these days, as technology, work, and personal commitments make it almost impossible to relax and enjoy life. Finding yourself stressed over the clutter in your kitchen or the mass of paper in front of your computer? Relax. This book will help. Filled with tips on how to uncomplicate your daily routine, eliminate stress at home and work, and more, this book will help you free up your time so you can once again enjoy doing the things you love. Author Jeff Davidson has compiled more than 1,500 ways that you can ...

Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home [f] [x] / Length: 457 Pages (164,692 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 26th, 2020

The Fly-Fisher's Craft: The Art and History by Darrel Martin (Skyhorse) 4.5 Stars (13 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

An illustrated guide to historical and modern flies, hooks, lines, and loop rods. Whether looking for a back-to-basics approach to fly-tying or a better understanding of its history, The Fly-Fisher's Craft is the perfect volume to educate the curious angler as well as to provide tips of the trade. A detailed history of fly-tying and historical flies are coupled with the author's personal modern fly patterns, satisfying the fisher's desire for the pastoral and practical. In The Fly-Fisher's Craft, experienced outdoors writer Darrel ...

Genre: Science & Math [f] [x] / Length: 494 Pages (33,419 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 26th, 2020

The Writer's Legal Guide, Fourth Edition by Tad Crawford (Allworth) 4.2 Stars (11 Reviews)    Price verified 8 hours ago

In an increasingly digitized and complex publishing world, writers need to know how to protect themselves against copyright infringement, legal trouble, and unwise concessions to publishers. Still the author's foremost advocate for copyright protection, fair contracts, and free expression, the Authors Guild has once again partnered with Allworth Press to update this invaluable reference. Thoroughly revised to reflect the many changes in the publishing industry, the fourth edition offers plain-English explanations of legal and ...

Genre: Reference [f] [x] / Length: 354 Pages (2,415 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 26th, 2020

The Hungry Love Cookbook: 30 Steamy Stories, 120 Mouthwatering Recipes by Cindy Silvert (Skyhorse) 4.2 Stars (14 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

What are you hungry for? The Hungry Love Cookbook: Classy Eating, Trashy Reading is a collection of romantic parody vignettes interwoven with luscious recipes that are easy to follow and require the least amount of work for the maximum flavor. The amorous escapades contained within will whet your appetite for more than just food. The Hungry Love Cookbook will supercharge your love life with irresistible, aphrodisiac-laden menus and infuse your cooking experience with romance, intrigue, and a giggle. Each of the thirty chapters ...

Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine [f] [x] / Length: 308 Pages (35,584 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 25th, 2020

The CIA World Factbook 2014 by Central Intelligence Agency (Skyhorse) 4.0 Stars (89 Reviews)    Price verified 2 hours ago

From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, The CIA World Factbook 2014 offers complete and up-to-date information on the world's nations. This comprehensive guide is packed with detailed information on the politics, populations, military expenditures, and economics of 2014. For each country, The CIA World Factbook 2014 includes: • Detailed maps with new geopolitical data • Statistics on the population of each country, with details on literacy rates, HIV prevalence, and age structure • New data on military expenditures and ...

Genre: Politics & Social Sciences [f] [x] / Length: 4,399 Pages (27,491 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 25th, 2020

The Good Cook's Book of Oil and Vinegar: One of the World's Most Delicious Pairings, with more than 150 recipes by Michele Anna Jordan (Skyhorse) 4.8 Stars (13 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

“Michele Jordan knows her food and she knows how to write about it." —San Francisco Examiner What is extra virgin olive oil and how do you find the best kind? How do you cook with flavored vinegars and should they be bought or made at home? What are the best oils for frying? How does the strength of a vinegar influence a recipe? The Good Cook's of Oil and Vinegar answers these and many other questions about this important culinary duo. The most comprehensive oil and vinegar guide available today, it offers key scientific, ...

Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine [f] [x] / Length: 448 Pages (30,260 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 25th, 2020

The Real Wolf: The Science, Politics, and Economics of Coexisting with Wolves in Modern Times by Ted B. Lyon (Skyhorse) 4.5 Stars (142 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

The Real Wolf is an in-depth study of the impact that wolves have had on big game and livestock populations as a federally protected species. Expert authors Ted B. Lyon and Will N. Graves, sift through the myths and misinformation surrounding wolves and present the facts about wolves in modern times. Each chapter in the book is meticulously researched and written by authors, biologists, geneticists, outdoor enthusiasts, and wildlife experts who have spent years studying wolves and wolf behavior. Every section describes a unique ...

Genre: Science & Math [f] [x] / Length: 388 Pages (30,364 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 25th, 2020

The Dogma of Rufus: A Canine Guide to Eating, Sleeping, Digging, Slobbering, Scratching, and Surviving with Humans by Larry Arnstein (Skyhorse) 4.1 Stars (27 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

So, you've been ripped out from your mother's paws and taken in by a strange family of humans that has kids who insist on flapping your floppy ears and dressing you up like a ladybug. These new human-folk are trying to "teach" you things, like sitting or not ripping apart their fun-looking shoes, and you might start to think you should try to "obey." But I know better; I've been around the block and peed on most parts of it. Puppies like you need my -- wait, somebody just walked in with a hamburger. Gotta check this out. Ok, back ...

Genre: Humor & Entertainment [f] [x] / Length: 304 Pages (11,652 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 25th, 2020

How to Do Absolutely Everything: Homegrown Projects from Real Do-It-Yourself Experts by Sarah James (Skyhorse) 4.0 Stars (13 Reviews)    Price verified 6 hours ago

Continuing the Instructables series with Skyhorse Publishing, a mammoth collection of projects has been selected and curated for this special best-of volume of Instructables. The guides in this book cover the entire spectrum of possibilities that the popular website has to offer, showcasing how online communities can foster and nurture creativity. From outdoor agricultural projects to finding new uses for traditional household objects, the beauty of Instructables lies in their ingenuity and their ability to find new ways of looking ...

Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home [f] [x] / Length: 432 Pages (63,959 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 25th, 2020

Fix-It and Enjoy-It 5-Ingredient Recipes: Quick And Easy--For Stove-Top And Oven! (Fix-It and Enjoy-It!) by Phyllis Good (Good Books) 4.3 Stars (47 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

Announcing a third volume in the bestselling Fix-It and Enjoy-It cookbook series—Fix-It and Enjoy-It 5-Ingredient Recipes: Quick and Easy for Stove-Top and Oven! Phyllis Pellman Good, author of the wildly popular Fix-It and Forget-It and Fix-It and Enjoy-It cookbooks, continues her commitment to making it easy to cook and to eat at home. "Nothing quite replaces the satisfaction of cooking, and then eating around the table together with family or friends. But who has time? And what if you lack confidence in your cooking skills? ...

Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine [f] [x] / Length: 815 Pages (6,769 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 25th, 2020

1,001 Old-Time Household Hints: Timeless Bits of Household Wisdom for Today's Home and Garden by Editors of YANKEE MAGAZINE (Skyhorse) 4.2 Stars (43 Reviews)    Price verified 8 hours ago

Wonder what Grandma would have used to clean greasy kitchen walls? Cure a sore throat? Conquer insect pests in her vegetable garden? Wonder no longer! Whatever your grandma did to fix and maintain things around the house and garden, it probably worked. That's because the old ways are often the best ways when it comes to solutions for everyday problems, ideas for saving time, and handy advice for getting the job done. And that's where 1,001 Old-Time Household Hints comes in. Find the best hints, tips, and secrets for everything from ...

Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home [f] [x] / Length: 385 Pages (21,264 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 25th, 2020

A Farewell to Justice: Jim Garrison, JFK's Assassination, and the Case That Should Have Changed History by Joan Mellen (Skyhorse) 4.2 Stars (119 Reviews)    Price verified 7 hours ago

Working with thousands of previously unreleased documents and drawing on more than one thousand interviews, with many witnesses speaking out for the first time, Joan Mellen revisits the investigation of New Orleans district attorney Jim Garrison, the only public official to have indicted, in 1969, a suspect in President John F. Kennedy's murder. Garrison began by exposing the contradictions in the Warren Report, which concluded that Lee Harvey Oswald was an unstable pro-Castro Marxist who acted alone in killing Kennedy. A Farewell ...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs [f] [x] / Length: 681 Pages (5,581 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 25th, 2020

Lee's Last Campaign: The Story of Lee and His Men Against Grant-1864 by Clifford Dowdey (Skyhorse) 4.0 Stars (19 Reviews)    Price verified 9 hours ago

By May 1864, General Robert E. Lee had been transformed from a young soldier into a gray-haired patriarch of the Confederate cause. As Lee struggled to keep his ragged soldiers alive, he faced pressure from two fronts. Grant's Union Army not only had superior numbers, but a steadfast infra-structure or railroads and industrialized supply routes. Lee's Last Campaign is a triumph of historic research and elegant writing. In this essential analysis of General Lee's military strategy, Dowdey follows the triumphs and tragedies of the Army ...

Genre: History [f] [x] / Length: 432 Pages (1,758 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 25th, 2020

Wounded Minds: Understanding and Solving the Growing Menace of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder by John Liebert (Skyhorse) 4.4 Stars (10 Reviews)    Price verified 10 hours ago

A compelling look at one of the most pressing public health issues of our time. In this groundbreaking book, Dr. John Liebert, a psychiatrist who has treated hundreds of veterans, and Dr. William Birnes, a New York Times bestselling author, uncover the disturbing truths about post-traumatic stress disorder among veterans. Using scientific, historical, and anecdotal evidence, these two experts reveal why PTSD is on the rise, the threats it poses to society, and how the military is dramatically failing to give their men and women the ...

Genre: History [f] [x] / Length: 321 Pages (2,246 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 25th, 2020

Becoming Michelangelo: Apprenticing to the Master, and Discovering the Artist through His Drawings by Alan Pascuzzi (Arcade) 4.0 Stars (12 Reviews)    Price verified 10 hours ago

Michelangelo's developing genius is revealed as never before by the man who became Michelangelo's last apprentice -- an American artist and art historian whose family helped carve Mount Rushmore. Many believe Michelangelo's talent was miraculous and untrained, the product of "divine" genius -- a myth that Michelangelo himself promoted by way of cementing his legacy. But the young Michelangelo studied his craft like any Renaissance apprentice, learning from a master, copying, and experimenting with materials and styles. In this ...

Genre: Arts & Photography [f] [x] / Length: 363 Pages (132,472 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 25th, 2020

Life in the Far West: A True Account of Travels across America's Wilderness by George Frederick Ruxton (Skyhorse) 3.9 Stars (18 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

George Frederick Ruxton was an explorer and adventurer extraordinaire. Born in England in 1820, he followed in his family's footsteps and entered the military at the age of thirteen. He quickly became a decorated soldier, serving in Spain, where he fought for Queen Isabella II in the Carlist civil war and was made a Spanish knight at seventeen, as well as in Ireland and Canada. But the rigidity of military life was not for him. In 1843 Ruxton followed his wanderlust; he sold his commission and roamed freely for a season through the ...

Genre: History [f] [x] / Length: 328 Pages (1,098 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 25th, 2020

An Illustrated History of Duke Basketball: A Legacy of Achievement by Bill Brill (Sports Publishing) 4.6 Stars (9 Reviews)    Price verified 14 hours ago

No college in America has dominated the basketball scene the way Duke has. From the first game in 1906 through the NCAA National Championship following the 2009-10 season, 100 Seasons of Duke Basketball provides fans with an insider's look at Duke basketball and the people who have made it a national legend -- Vic Bubas, Eddie Cameron, Art Heyman, Mike Krzyzewski, and many others.

Genre: History [f] [x] / Length: 432 Pages (50,346 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 25th, 2020

Don't Start the Revolution Without Me! by Jesse Ventura (Skyhorse) 4.2 Stars (126 Reviews)    Price verified 11 hours ago

Jesse Ventura has had many lives—as a Navy SEAL, as a star of pro wrestling, as an actor, and as the governor of Minnesota. His previous books, I Ain't Got Time to Bleed and Do I Stand Alone?, were both national bestsellers. Don't Start the Revolution Without Me! is the story of his controversial gubernatorial years and his life since deciding not to seek a second term as governor in 2002. Written with award-winning author Dick Russell at a secluded location on Mexico's Baja Peninsula, Ventura's bestselling book reveals for the ...

Genre: History [f] [x] / Length: 321 Pages (1,854 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 25th, 2020

Dragonfly: A Daughter's Emergence from Autism: A Practical Guide for Parents by Lori Ashley Taylor (Skyhorse) 5.0 Stars (11 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

A parent's guide to helping children with autism maximize their potential. Over a decade ago, an autism diagnosis had confined Lori Ashley Taylor's daughter Hannah to an inaccessible world. Lori became a tireless researcher, worker, and advocate, and her dedication showed results. There can be progression and shifting on the spectrum, and Hannah has done just that -- she has emerged. Part narrative and part practical guide, Dragonfly provides anecdotal and practical guidance for parents of children with autism spectrum disorder. ...

Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting [f] [x] / Length: 354 Pages (4,161 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 25th, 2020

Amazing Tales from the Chicago Bears Sideline: A Collection of the Greatest Bears Stories Ever Told by Steve McMichael (Sports Publishing) 4.0 Stars (21 Reviews)    Price verified 12 hours ago

More than just a football team, the Chicago Bears are a vital part of Chicago culture. After close to a century of play, the Bears have won more regular season games than any other NFL franchise. With twenty-seven players in the Hall of Fame and fourteen retired jerseys, it's no wonder the Bears are a beloved, storied franchise. But the Bears, like Chicago, are not just people: they are true personalities. In Amazing Tales From the Chicago Bears Sideline, Bears fans can read about the men who have made the Bears one of the greatest ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [f] [x] / Length: 385 Pages (8,890 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

For Whom the Dogs Spy: Haiti: From the Duvalier Dictatorships to the Earthquake, Four Presidents, and Beyond by Raymond Joseph (Arcade) 4.0 Stars (28 Reviews)    Price verified 21 hours ago

When the 2010 earthquake struck Haiti, Raymond Joseph, the former Haitian ambassador to the United States, found himself rushing back to his beloved country. The earthquake ignited a passion in Joseph, inspiring him to run for president against great competition, including two well-known Haitian pop stars, his nephew Wyclef Jean and Michel Martelly. But he couldn't compete in a democratic system corrupt to the core. Joseph's insider's account—having served four presidents—explores the country's unfolding democracy. He unearths the ...

Genre: History [f] [x] / Length: 352 Pages (4,082 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

The American Table: Classic Comfort Food from Across the Country by Larry Edwards (Skyhorse) 4.1 Stars (12 Reviews)    Price verified one hour ago

All your favorite blue plate specials in one cookbook! Like its people, American food is a melting pot of tastes and textures. Now flavors from every corner of the country are brought together in one soul-satisfying cookbook. Worthy of any diner's daily special board, these recipes are the real deal: wholesome, filling favorites that will bring the entire family to the table. You'll be transported back to your grandmother's kitchen as you dig into classics like: • Chicken Pot Pie • Fried Catfish • Sloppy Joes • ...

Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine [f] [x] / Length: 492 Pages (32,729 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Wildlife and Woodlot Management: A Comprehensive Handbook for Food Plot and Habitat Development by Monte Burch (Skyhorse) 4.4 Stars (19 Reviews)    Price verified 21 hours ago

Combining today's issues of creating self-sustaining environments with the age-old sports of hunting, shooting and trapping, Wildlife and Woodlot Management is the ultimate guide to attracting game to your property. Expert outdoorsman Monte Burch teaches a wide variety of techniques based on his own land management practices. Learn to match the vegetation of your land to the type of wildlife you need to attract. Hundreds of diagrams and photographs as well as Burch's charming, instructional tone make woodlot management easy even for ...

Genre: Science & Math [f] [x] / Length: 337 Pages (17,995 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

November 22, 1963: Reflections on the Life, Assassination, and Legacy of John F. Kennedy by Dean R. Owen (Skyhorse) 4.4 Stars (24 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

Gripping, personal stories about the life and death of President Kennedy. In November 22, 1963, Dean Owen curates a fascinating collection of interviews and thought-provoking commentaries from notable men and women connected to that notorious Friday afternoon. Those who worked closely with the president, civil rights leaders, celebrities, prominent journalists, and political allies are among the many voices asked to share their reflections on the significance of that day and the legacy of JFK. A few of the names include: • Tom ...

Genre: History [f] [x] / Length: 390 Pages (4,068 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

No More Diabetes: A Complete Guide to Preventing, Treating, and Overcoming Diabetes by Gary Null (Skyhorse) 4.2 Stars (18 Reviews)    Price verified 23 hours ago

As Americans have grown in size, the incidence of diabetes has increased to epidemic proportions, so that what was once an uncommon disease now seems to be everywhere. According to the American Diabetes Association, 25.8 million adults and children in the United States currently suffer from diabetes -- that's 8.3 percent of the population. Gary Null teaches that we each have the power to control diabetes through nutrition and dietary regimens, exercise, mental composure, and healthy living habits. Through cutting-edge research and ...

Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine [f] [x] / Length: 449 Pages (1,552 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

The Vegetarian's Bible: 350 Quick, Practical, and Nutritious Recipes by Inga-Britta Sundqvist (Skyhorse) 4.2 Stars (25 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

If you're craving fresh, nourishing food that will help you lose weight, get more energy, and revitalize your health, look no further than The Vegetarian's Bible. These classic vegetarian dishes utilize seasonal ingredients that are great for both your health and the environment. Vegetables are an essential part of a good diet because they are packed with antioxidants, minerals, vitamins, and fiber. Learn how to maintain your health and be your own "inner doctor" with recipes for a detox and anti-inflammatory diet, as well as recipes ...

Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine [f] [x] / Length: 353 Pages (92,039 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

My Path Leads to Tibet: The Inspiring Story of the Blind Woman Who Brought Hope to the Children of Tibet by Sabriye Tenberken (Arcade) 4.8 Stars (9 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

While studying Chinese and Asian civilizations in college, Sabriye Tenberken was stunned to learn that in Tibet blind children were living in appalling conditions -- shunned by society, abandoned, and left to their own devices. Sabriye, who had lost her sight at the age of twelve as the result of a retinal disease, promised herself early on that she would never allow her blindness to turn her into an invalid. When she heard of a place where sightlessness was practically akin to leprosy, the decision was instant: she would go to Tibet ...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs [f] [x] / Length: 322 Pages (931 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Crafts and Skills of the Native Americans: Tipis, Canoes, Jewelry, Moccasins, and More by David R. Montgomery (Skyhorse) 3.8 Stars (38 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

Crafts and Skills of Native Americans is a fascinating, practical guide to the skills that have made Native American famous worldwide as artisans and craftsmen. Readers can replicate traditional Native American living by trying a hand at brain tanning, identifying animal tracks, or constructing a horse saddle. Readers can even make distinctive Native American beaded jewelry, a variety of moccasins, headdresses, and gourd rattles. Native American style is unique and popular, especially among young people, historians, and those with a ...

Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home [f] [x] / Length: 485 Pages (31,864 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

America's Best Pies 2014-2015: Nearly 200 Recipes You'll Love by American Pie Council (Skyhorse) 4.2 Stars (21 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

Blueberry, rhubarb, Boston cream, key lime. Hungry yet? Since 1995, amateur, commercial, and professional bakers have competed in the National Pie Championships to determine who makes the best pies in America. America's Best Pies 2014 is a collection of nearly two hundred delicious recipes that have won awards at the National Pie Championships. From the unusual—deep-dish deluxe banana split pie—to the traditional, such as apple pie, every recipe has been reviewed by judges and determined to be an award-winning pie. These ...

Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine [f] [x] / Length: 584 Pages (14,884 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020

Pirates By the Numbers: A Complete Team History of the Bucs By Uniform Number by David Finoli (Sports Publishing) 4.7 Stars (11 Reviews)    Price verified one day ago

When the National League decided on June 22, 1932, to place numbers on the backs of uniforms to make it easier for fans to follow their favorite players, no one knew at the time just what a landmark decision it would turn out to be. In fact, when the Pittsburgh Pirates donned numbered jerseys eight days later against the St. Louis Cardinals at Forbes Field, the uniform numbers were so unimportant on the team's list of priorities that it was second billing to the main event of that day: the first Ladies Day in Pirates history. The ...

Genre: Sports & Outdoors [f] [x] / Length: 330 Pages (5,117 KB) / Lending: Not Enabled / Added: Jul 24th, 2020