Is America's alliance system so quietly effective that politicians and voters fail to appreciate its importance in delivering the security they take for granted?For the first century and a half of its existence, the United States had just one alliance-a valuable but highly controversial military arr..
'We never needed to lock our doors in the past ...our door was always open, even if we were out ...you could walk the streets safely in those days ...Nobody bothered you.' This is what Laurie Curry's grandmother used to say when she was comparing her times to modern times. But how true was it? Lau..
The pubs of South Shields are numerous and each has its own fascinating history. From enjoying a post-work tipple to celebrating the football result on a Saturday evening, the pub is the hub of the community, and an iconic part of Britain's high streets. Author Eileen Burnett traces the history of t..
A man's home is his castle, or so the saying goes, but could it withstand an attack by Attila and the Huns, Ragnar and the Vikings, Alexander and the Greeks, Genghis Khan and the Mongols, or Tamerlane and the Tartars? William Gurstelle poses this question to modern-day garage warriors and shows them..
The Intelligent Investor REV Ed. (HC)Brand/Author: Graham, Benjamin
Product Code: 9780060555665
Publisher :Harper Collins
Page :640This classic text is annotated to update Graham's timeless wisdom for today's market conditions...
More than one million hardcovers soldNow available for the first time in paperback The Classic Text Annotated to Update Graham's Timeless Wisdom for Today's Market ConditionsThe greatest investment advisor of the twentieth century, Benjamin Graham taught and inspired people worldwide. Graham's philo..
Forty-four-year-old Reta Winters, wife, mother, writer, and translator, is living a happy life until one of her three daughters drops out of university to sit on a downtown street corner silent and cross-legged with a begging bowl in her lap and a placard round her neck that says Goodness.The final ..
We are not alone. And we never have been.For years we've been taught that human progress has been a long, slow climb from the primordial ooze to hunter-gatherers to empires. But what if that's only part of the story?Bestselling author and legendary conspiracy researcher Jim Marrs now takes on his bi..
Features new material on the Golden State Killer's case and an updated afterword by Patton Oswalt.#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: Washington Post - Maureen Corrigan, NPR - Paste - Seattle Times - Entertainment Weekly - Esquire - Slate - Buzzfeed - Jezebel - Philadelphia Inq..
In celebration of the fifteenth anniversary of its original publication, Carol Shields's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel is now available in a Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition ONE OF THE MOST successful and acclaimed novels of our time, this fictionalized autobiography of Daisy Goodwill Flett is a subt..
"A wise and inspiring meditation on the value of an education in the liberal arts, one that is informed by long experience, enriched by mature reflection, and not neglectful of commonsense practicalities. It beckons as a kindly light amid the encircling gloom of so much contemporary commentary on Am..
From Andre Agassi, one of the most beloved athletes in history and one of the most gifted men ever to step onto a tennis court, a beautiful, haunting autobiography. Agassi's incredibly rigorous training begins when he is just a child. By the age of thirteen, he is banished to a Florida tennis camp t..
#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLERFar more than a superb memoir about the highest levels of professional tennis, "Open" is the engrossing story of a remarkable life. Andre Agassi had his life mapped out for him before he left the crib. Groomed to be a tennis champion by his moody and demanding father, by the ag..
Marriage can be a real killer. One of the most critically acclaimed suspense writers of our time, New York Times bestseller Gillian Flynn takes that statement to its darkest place in this unputdownable masterpiece about a marriage gone terribly, terribly wrong. The Chicago Tribune proclaimed that he..
"One of the best novels I've read this century. Kate Atkinson is a marvel. There aren't enough breathless adjectives to describe LIFE AFTER LIFE: Dazzling, witty, moving, joyful, mournful, profound."--Gillian Flynn, author of Gone GirlWhat if you could live again and again, until you got it right? O..
A carjacker lurking in a shopping mall parking lot. An abusive husband pounding on the door. A disgruntled employee brandishing a gun. These days, no one is safe from the specter of violence. But according to Gavin de Becker, everyone can feel safer, act safer, be safer -- if they learn how to liste..
There are few authors who can weave nail-biting thrills, edge-of-your-seat drama, and romantic suspense as masterfully as Julie Garwood. Now she ratchets up the tension with "Murder List," in which evil is on the hunt- and proves to be methodically organized and chillingly successful. When Chicago d..
When they vanished fifty thousand years ago, the Protheans left their advanced technology scattered throughout the galaxy. The chance discovery of a Prothean cache on Mars allows humanity to join those already reaping the rewards of the ancients' high-tech wizardry. But for one rogue militia, the go..
A thrilling collection of twenty-one original stories by an all-star list of contributors—including a new A Game of Thrones story by George R. R. Martin!
If you’re a fan of fiction that is more than just black and white, this latest story collection from #1 New York Times bestselling author..
"NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER Karin Slaughter, author of the bestselling Will Trent novels, is widely acclaimed as "one of the best crime novelists in America" ("The Washington Post"). Now she delivers her first stand-alone novel: an epic story of a city in the midst of seismic upheaval, a serial kill..
From the bestselling author of Blue Diary comes a novel that reveals what happens when magic competes with real love. At the heart of this work are Gillian and Sally Owens, whose conjuring spinster aunts raised them not with square meals and curfews but with magic spells and respect for the powers o..
Tremendously detailed and thorough account of premodern weapons of war -- from the prehistoric Bronze and Iron Ages and the breakup of the Roman Empire, to the Viking era and the Age of Chivalry. Profusely illustrated with a host of armor and weapons: daggers, longbows, crossbows, helmets, swords, s..
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For fans of Scottish medieval romances comes this beloved and classic page-turner from #1 "New York Times "bestselling author Julie Garwood. In the dark days after the death of Richard the Lionhearted, lives and lands would fall into upheaval at the hands of a power-hungry British ruler and his viol..
From Danielle Steel, one of the world's most renowned and bestselling authors, comes a special reissue of her very first novel, in which a woman is forced to flee her past and come to terms with the truth."" In the sun swept beauty of San Francisco, Gillian Forrester is filled with the joy of a love..
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER An addictive new novel of psychological suspense from the author of #1 New York Times bestseller and global phenomenon The Girl on the Train "Hawkins is at the forefront of a group of female authors--think Gillian Flynn and Megan Abbott--who have reinvigorated the litera..
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What did the dinosaurs do for fun? What really happened when the Jurassic gang wanted to let off some steam? They danced, of course They rocked and rolled; they twirled and tromped They had themselves a Dinosaur Stomp With illustrations by Scott Nash that leap off the page like a raptor doing the..
A bold re-envisioning of The Odyssey, told with simplicity and style -- perfect for fans of graphic retellings and mythology enthusiasts alike. Odysseus faces storm and shipwreck, a terrifying man-eating Cyclops, the alluring but deadly Sirens, and the fury of the sea-god Poseidon as he makes his te..
Christianity is the most global of religions. However, most books on the subject fail to do justice to the history of Christianity outside Europe and North America. This prodigious work provides the first genuinely global one-volume study of the rise, development, and impact of the Christian faith. ..
"NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BYNPR - "Cosmopolitan - Kirkus Reviews - BookPage" A page-turning thriller for readers of Stephen King, Gillian Flynn, and Stieg Larsson, "Night Film "tells the haunting story of a journalist who becomes obsessed with the mysterious..
This epoch-making record of the late 80s effortlessly combines dense swathes of guitar noise and dance music. This turned out to be their last record, guitarist and studio maestro Kevin Shields having set their standards so high it was impossible to surpass them. Shields is now playing with Primal S..
The only book of its kind, rewritten throughout, takes the mystery out of a confusing field. Dancers and students quickly benefit from the most current research - offering the latest information on hundreds of shoe designs, products and suppliers. The fundamentals of buying, preparing, and wearing p..
Learn the purpose of ley lines and ancient megalithic structures located on the grid. Discover how the grid made the Philadelphia Experiment possible. Explore Coral Castle and other mysteries including acoustic levitation, Tesla shields and Scalar wave weaponry...
This book is a readable compendium of patents, diagrams, photos and explanations of the many incredible inventions of the originator of the modern era of electrification. In Tesla's own words, are such topics as wireless transmission of power, death rays, and radio-controlled airships. In addition r..
Heralded as Best Acting Teacher in LA by Back Stage magazine, Hollywoods most sought after acting teacher Howard Fine reveals the winning technique that has garnered his students international acclaim and the industrys highest honors in his astonishing book FINE ON ACTING. During his twenty-five yea..
In her bestselling memoir, now in paperback, Brooke Shields shares with the world her deeply personal experience with postpartum depression When Brooke Shields welcomed her newborn daughter to the world, her joyful expectations were quickly followed by something unexpected--a crippling depression. I..
A divine comedy Reads R to L (Japanese Style), for audiences rated teen. Nanami Momozono is alone and homeless after her dad skips town to evade his gambling debts and the debt collectors kick her out of her apartment. So when a man she's just saved from a dog offers her his home, she jumps at the..
Hailed as "an astoundingly good novel" by Gillian Flynn, author of the #1 "New York Times" bestseller "Gone Girl," and winner of the 2014 Kentucky Literary Award, "The Next Time You See Me" is a gripping tale of mystery, desperation, and redemption. When a small Southern town's most fiery single wom..
***AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLER*** Fans of Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train will thrill at “the perfect page-turner to start your summer” (People, Book of the Week): Luckiest Girl Alive—described by Reese Witherspoon as “one of those reads you just can’t put down!” “Loved ..
Chow down on a slice of history in this fact-tastic nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read all about pizza, part of a series about the history of fun stuff Did you know that two thousand years ago, the soldiers of Darius the Great used their shields to cook a pizza-like flatbread? Or that Americans eat a..
Mandalas are circular designs containing lines, patterns, and colors that have been used in personal devotions throughout history and often symbolize a desire to mark or set aside a special time or place. Coloring mandalas is a creative activity that can help us feel connected to ourselves and to th..
Marriage can be a real killer. One of the most critically acclaimed suspense writers of our time, "New York Times" bestseller Gillian Flynn takes that statement to its darkest place in this unputdownable masterpiece about a marriage gone terribly, terribly wrong. The "Chicago Tribune "proclaimed th..
Though we often spend years preparing to enter the temple, we all know that there are times when temple worship can seem confusing, repetitive, or even boring. In this remarkable volume, Mark Shields, an experienced gospel teacher, casts new light on the symbolism inherent in temple ordinances and p..
Starting with the basic blocks for skirts and bodices (and also a jacket and trouser block), Gillian Holman shows you how to add the refinements, such as necklines, collars, sleeves, yokes, flounces, pleats, peg tops, pockets, and crossovers. Each design element is accompanied by sketches and patter..
Organizations are facing an engagement crisis. Regardless if they are customers, employees, patients, students, citizens, stakeholders, organizations struggle to meaningfully engage their key constituent groups who have a precious and limited resource: their time. Not surprisingly, these stakeholder..
One of Agatha Christie's finest novels, which has finally been made into a film, adapted by Julian Fellowes and starring Glenn Close, Terence Stamp, Gillian Anderson, Stefanie Martini, Max Irons and Christina Hendricks. `People more often kill those they love, than those they hate...' The Leonides a..
The stunning No. 1 Sunday Times bestselling thriller from the critically acclaimed author.One ran. One stayed. But who is...the good daughter?Twenty-eight years ago, Charlotte and Samantha Quinn's childhoods were destroyed by a terrifying attack on their family home. It left their mother dead. It le..
*The gripping new novel from Lucy Clarke, THE CASTAWAYS, is available to buy now*'The very definition of a page-turner' Clare MackintoshNothing has felt right since Elle rented out her house . . .I'M IN YOUR HOUSEThere's a new coldness. A shift in the atmosphere. The prickling feeling that someone i..
The High-Performing Preschool takes readers into the lives of three- and four-year-old Head Start students during their first year of school and focuses on the centerpiece of their school day: story acting. In this activity, students act out stories from high-quality children's literature as well as..
This innovative look at previously neglected poetry in British America represents a major contribution to our understanding of early American culture. Spanning the period from the Glorious Revolution (1690) to the end of King George's War (1750), this study critically reconstitutes the literature of..
Twice shortlisted for the Booker Prize, Julian Barnes continues to reinvigorate the novel with his pyrotechnic verbal skill and playful manipulation of plot and character. In Love, etc. he uses all the surprising, sophisticated ingredients of a delightful farce to create a tragicomedy of human frail..
For fans of Gillian Flynn, Caroline Cooney, and R.L. Stine comes Laugh Till You Cry from four-time Edgar Allen Poe Young Adult Mystery Award winner Joan Lowery Nixon. Thirteen-year-old Cody doesn't like Texas. He and his mom were only supposed to spend the summer there, helping out his grandmoth..
For fans of Gillian Flynn, Caroline Cooney, and R.L. Stine comes Who Are You? from four-time Edgar Allen Poe Young Adult Mystery Award winner Joan Lowery Nixon. Kristi Evans and her parents can't understand why police detectives are telling them that a man named Douglas Merson has been shot. The..
For fans of Gillian Flynn, Caroline Cooney, and R.L. Stine comes Spirit Seeker from four-time Edgar Allen Poe Young Adult Mystery Award winner Joan Lowery Nixon. Holly Campbell's life has suddenly become a newspaper-headline nightmare. The parents of her friend Cody Garnett have just been found ..
For fans of Gillian Flynn, Caroline Cooney, and R.L. Stine comes A Candidate For Murder from four-time Edgar Allen Poe Young Adult Mystery Award winner Joan Lowery Nixon. A suspense novel set in the world of politics. With her father running for governor of Texas, Cary is determined to find out ..
How do we understand mental health problems in their social context? A former BMA Medical Book of the Year award winner, this book provides a sociological analysis of major areas of mental health and illness. The book considers contemporary and historical aspects of sociology, social psychiatry, pol..