The definitive collection of the best in science fiction stories between 1929-1964. This book contains twenty-six of the greatest science fiction stories ever written. They represent the considered verdict of the Science Fiction Writers of America, those who have shaped the genre and who know, more ..
The #1 "New York Times" bestseller, available in trade paperback for the first time--featuring new cover art The Wheel of Time(R), Robert Jordan's internationally bestselling fantasy series, has captured the imaginations of millions of readers worldwide. Now book number ten in the series, "Crossroad..
The first volume of George R. R. Martin's WILD CARDS shared-world series, back in print after a decade--and expanded with new, original material. There is a secret history of the world--a history in which an alien virus struck the Earth in the aftermath of World War II, endowing a handful of survivo..
Making reading fun...in English and Spanish Jack only wants to help his poor mother. But when he decides to sell the family cow for a handful of magic beans, he finds himself in a giant-sized mess Beautifully illustrated, this classic tale - retold in English and Spanish - will capture children's ..
A unique system for jump-starting artistic creativity, encouraging experimentation and growth, and increasing sales for artists of all levels, from novices to professionals. Do you want to bring the joy back into your art? Have you landed in a frustrating rut? Are you having trouble selling paintin..
Sweetgrass is a historic tract of land in South Carolina that has been home to the Blakely family for eight generations. But Sweetgrass--named for the indigenous grass that grows in the area--is in trouble. Taxes are skyrocketing. Bulldozers are leveling the surrounding properties. And the Blakelys ..
A proven approach for helping leaders and teams work together to achieve better decisions, greater commitment, and stronger resultsMore than ever, effective leadership requires us to work as a team, but many leaders struggle to get the results they need. When stakes are high, you can't get great res..
How to sell value, increase margins, make price irrelevant, win executive-level credibility, and create competitive immunity. Selling value is taking on a whole new meaning for sales professionals. Here's a proven process pros can use to address their customer's pressing business issues, position th..
Did you know that the average American teenager spends nearly $3,000 a year? Sounds like a lot, doesn't it? But with money gifts from birthday and Christmas, allowances, and part-time jobs, teenagers have gained purchasing power in this country. But when you turn 20, will you know where that $21,000..
Five Seasons covers the baseball seasons from 1972 through 1976, described as the "most significant half decade in the history of the game." The era was notable for the remarkable individual feats of Hank Aaron, Lou Brock, and Nolan Ryan, among others. It also presented one of the best World Series ..
The "New York Times" bestselling memoir of the heroic young inventor who brought electricity to his Malawian village is now perfect for young readers When a terrible drought struck William Kamkwamba's tiny village in Malawi, his family lost all of the season's crops, leaving them with nothing to ea..
From the bestselling author of "Jurassic Park," " Timeline," and "Sphere" comes a neurological thriller about the dangers of cutting-edge medical experimentation. Harry Benson suffers from violent seizures. So violent that he often blackouts when they take hold. Shortly after severely beating two me..
In The Japanese Mind, Roger Davies offers Westerners an invaluable key to the unique aspects of Japanese culture.Readers
of this book will gain a clear understanding of what really makes the
Japanese, and their society, tick. Among the topics explored: aimai (ambiguity), amae (dependence upon ot..
The genial but troubled New Englander whose single-minded partisan loyalties inflamed the nation's simmering battle over slavery Charming and handsome, Franklin Pierce of New Hampshire was drafted to break the deadlock of the 1852 Democratic convention. Though he seized the White House in a landslid..
"Techniques of the Selling Writer" provides solid instruction for people who want to write and sell fiction, not just to talk and study about it. It gives the background, insights, and specific procedures needed by all beginning writers. Here one can learn how to group words into copy that moves, mo..
Jouha is loading his donkeys with dates to sell at the market. How many donkeys are there? His son helps him count ten, but once the journey starts, things change. First there are ten donkeys, then there are nine When Jouha stops to count again, the lost donkey is back. What's going on? Silly Jouha..
Ivy and Bean need some money. Ten dollars, to be exact. Never mind what for. Okay, it's for low-fat Belldeloon cheese in a special just-for-you serving size. Don't ask why. How are Ivy and Bean going to make ten dollars Hey, maybe they should write a newspaper about Pancake Court and sell it. Great..
In 1521, Suleiman the Magnificent, Muslim ruler of the Ottoman Empire, dispatched an invasion fleet to the Christian island of Rhodes. This would prove to be the opening shot in an epic clash between rival empires and faiths for control of the Mediterranean and the center of the world. In Empires of..
Since its hardcover publication in August of 1995, "Buffett" has appeared on the "Wall Street Journal, New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, Seattle Times, Newsday" and "Business Week" bestseller lists. The incredible landmark portrait of Warren Buffett's uniquely American life..
"The rise and fall of Venice's empire is an irresistible story and Roger] Crowley, with his rousing descriptive gifts and scholarly attention to detail, is its perfect chronicler."--"The Financial Times"" " The "New York Times" bestselling author of "Empires of the Sea" charts Venice's astounding f..
In 1937, Shanghai is the Paris of Asia, a city of great wealth and glamour, the home of millionaires and beggars, gangsters and gamblers, patriots and revolutionaries, artists and warlords. Thanks to the financial security and material comforts provided by their father's prosperous rickshaw business..
With fifty percent more material than the hardcover, this expanded edition of The Bed of Procrustes is_x000D_
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What they didn't want you to know"We all watched in shock and disbelief when "Challenger "was lost. Probably no one felt more disappointment and regret than Allan McDonald, who had warned us not to launch that day. His story tells of loss, grief, and the eventual rebuilding and recovery."--Robert "H..
The 800-CEO-Read Business Book Awards of 2009 In the sales category - short list The world of selling keeps changing, and inside sales professionals are on the front line. More than ever, they need powerful tools to open stronger, build trust faster, handle objections better, and close more sales. B..
Storytelling has come of age in the business world. Today, many of the most successful companies use storytelling as a leadership tool. At Nike, all senior executives are designated "corporate storytellers." 3M banned bullet points years ago and replaced them with a process of writing "strategic nar..
As one of the world's premier business consultants and personal success experts, Brian Tracy has devoted his life to helping others achieve things they never dreamed possible. Now, in his latest book, he gives readers the key they need to open any door...and get whatever they want, every time. "The..
Black Sabbath's Master of Reality has maintained remarkable historical status over several generations; it's a touchstone for the directionless, and common coin for young men and women who've felt excluded from the broader cultural economy. John Darnielle hears it through the ears of Roger Painter, ..
Roger Morneau Every year Roger Morneau receives thousands of calls and letters requesting intercessory prayer. As he shares God's answers, he shows readers how they too can take hold of the incredible power of prayer...
Voted a 2000 Book of the Year by Christianity Today Winner of a year 2000 ECPA Gold Medallion Award History is made up of stories--narratives that recount the events, movements, ideas and lives that have shaped religions and nations. Theologian Roger Olson believes that the history of Christian th..
To many Christians theology is something alien, overly intellectual and wholly unappealing. Even seminary students are known to balk at the prospect of a course on theology. Yet theology--most simply, the knowledge of God--is essential to the life and health of the church. In this short introduction..
Louise A. Vernon explains William Tyndale's work of translating, printing, and distributing the Scripture. The main character of the story is Collin, William Tyndale's helper. Collin begins his work as a carrier boy in smuggling a copy of Luther's New Testament to William Tyndale in England. Later h..
The humor and appeal of FoxTrot derive from the interaction of it's characters, not from silly events imposed from without." -Bill Watterson, creator of "Calvin and Hobbes" Everyone with a brother or sister knows about sibling rivalry, but when it involves Peter, Paige, and Jason Fox, the chaos that..
In 1974, Mark Donohue took a year off from driving at the height of his racing career to write "The Unfair Advantage," a candid and revealing book about his journey through the world of auto racing -- from amateur SCCA races in his own '57 Corvette to winning the Indy 500 in Roger Penske's McLaren M..
It has been forty years since Adam Hargreaves asked his father, "What does a tickle look like?" That question inspired Roger Hargreaves to invent Mr. Tickle and all his friends in Mr. Men Land, and those quirky characters have sold millions of copies worldwide since. This anniversary edition box set..
(Berklee Press). Berklee expert speaks on how to market and distribute your songs and group. Sell more music Learn the most effective marketing strategies available to musicians, leveraging the important changes and opportunities that the digital age has brought to music marketing. This multifacete..
An expert reviews the experts - new and updated appraisals of the winning investment strategies of the greatest financial wizards. Money Masters of Our Time is a reappraisal and revision of those money masters who have stood the test of time plus a look at new money masters. Train emphasises the par..
A trickster named Coyote rules her world, until a funny-looking stranger named Columbus changes her plans. Unimpressed by the wealth of moose, turtles, and beavers in Coyote's land, he'd rather figure out how to hunt human beings to sell back in Spain. Thomas King uses a bag of literary tricks to sh..
Every Sunday Juanito helps his grandmother sell old clothes beneth the rainbow-colored tents at the remate, the flea market. There, Juanito and his friends romp from booth to booth, fulfilling Grandma's vision of the remate as a sharing community of friendly give-and-take.Juanito gallops to the jewe..
After waiting for centuries, Max and Liz finally receive their mission from the Maker to work behind the scenes in the life of Joseph. All looks hoepless for the young teenager as his brothers sell him into Egypt...
Lexicon Urthus is an alphabetical dictionary for the complete Urth Cycle by Gene Wolfe: The Shadow of the Torturer; The Claw of the Conciliator; The Sword of the Lictor; The Citadel of the Autarch; the sequel Urth of the New Sun; the novella Empires of Foliage and Flower; the short stories "The Cat,..
"Bernays' honest and practical manual provides much insight into some of the most powerful and influential institutions of contemporary industrial state capitalist democracies."--Noam Chomsky"The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an importan..
Discover for yourself within those pages the same secrets of wealth creation and personal improvement that are believed to have inspired Bill Gates to drop out of university and establish his financial empire. You are looking at a manual for your own success that has proven the test of time for clos..
Learn to develop and sell your beverages including new age beverages, alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages like energy drinks, soda, tea, water, vodka, tequila beer or any other type of beverage. A step by step guide teaching you how to develop and brand your beverage, reach your perfect target mar..
Discover the Proven Blueprint for Creating Stories That Sell Award-winning author K.M. Weiland's previous book, the award-winning "Structuring Your Novel," showed writers how to create stories with strong and compelling plot structure. Now it's time to put those lessons to use Building upon the pr..
Industry after industry is becoming technology driven as software rapidly eats the world. As it spreads, so do complexity and opportunity. There are clear signs that the traditional B2B business model designed 125 years ago as a simple make, sell, ship approach for early manufacturing companies is n..
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY BOOKLISTIn her now classic novel Outlander, Diana
Gabaldon told the story of Claire Randall, an English ex-combat nurse
who walks through a stone circle in the Scottish Highlands in 1946, and
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Since his first appearance over sixty years ago, Mr Tompkins has become known and loved by many thousands of readers as the bank clerk whose fantastic dreams and adventures lead him into a world inside the atom. George Gamow's classic provides a delightful explanation of the central concepts in mode..
An accessible, and intuitive, guide to stock valuation Valuation
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The dramatic personal story of Anthony Field, founder and costar of the world's most popular children's musical group, The WigglesWith their distinctive look, catchy music, and upbeat message, the Wiggles have performed their way into the hearts and homes of millions of kids and their parents around..
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Valuation is at the heart of any investment decision, whether that decision is buy, sell or hold. But the pricing of many assets has become a more complex task in modern markets, especially after..
Make loads of money without ever swinging a hammer or dealing with tenantsWholesaling is by far the quickest and easiest way to make a killing in the world of real estate investing. Think of it as the "day trading" of real estate, except it is far simpler and less risky. In fact, when you learn how ..
The authors of the international bestseller "Business Model Generation" explain how to create value propositions customers can't resist"Value Proposition Design" helps you tackle a core challenge of every business -- creating compelling products and services customers want to buy. This practical boo..
"Astonishing...You may be tempted after the last page to sell all your possessions and join Sheldrick's] cause."--"The Boston Globe"The first person to successfully raise newborn elephants, Dame Daphne Sheldrick has saved countless African animals from certain death. In this indelible and deeply he..
Ideas are the true currency of the twenty-first century. So, in order to succeed you need to be able to sell yourself and your ideas persuasively. The ability to sell yourself and your ideas is the single greatest skill that will help you accomplish your dreams. TED Talks have redefined the elements..
Ideas are the currency of the twenty-first century. In order to succeed, you need to be able to sell your ideas persuasively. This ability is the single greatest skill that will help you accomplish your dreams. TED Talks have redefined the elements of a successful presentation and become the gold st..
How did an American immigrant without a college education go from Venice Beach T-Shirt vendor to television’s most successful producer? How did a timid pastor’s son surmount a paralyzing fear of public speaking to sell out Yankee stadium, twice? How did the city of Tokyo create a PowerPoint stunning..
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Emma can't believe her luck when she finds an open pawn shop on Christmas Eve in Manhattan. She's there to sell the beautiful bracelet her ex-boyfriend gave her when a familiar-looking watch catches her eye. It's the same engraved watch she gave her college boyfriend, Fletcher, years ago. On a whim,..