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Blink Once
  • Author : Cylin Busby
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Pages : 306
  • ISBN : 9781408825808
  • Reader Reviews : 8
  • Genre : JUVENILE FICTION
  • A haunting novel about love, betrayal and soulmates

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    Blink Once
  • Author : Cylin Busby
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9781619630543
  • Reader Reviews : 10
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • West is a high school senior who has everything going for him until an accident leaves him paralyzed. Strapped down in his hospital bed, slipping in and out of consciousness, West is terrified and alone. Until he meets Olivia. She's the girl next door-sort of. A patient in the room next to his, only Olivia can tell what West is thinking, and only Olivia seems to know that the terrible dreams he's been having are not just a result of his medication. Yet as West comes to rely on Olivia-to love her, even-certain questions pull at him: Why has Olivia been in the hospital for so long? And what does it mean that she is at the center of his nightmares? But the biggest question of all comes when West begins to recover and learns that the mysterious girl he's fallen in love with has a secret he could never have seen coming.

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    Blink Once
  • Author : Cylin Busby
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9781408834206
  • Reader Reviews : 8
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • West is a high school senior who has everything going for him - until an accident leaves him paralysed. Strapped down in his hospital bed, moving in and out of consciousness, West is isolated and alone. Until he meets Olivia. Olivia is the girl next door - though not the typical girl next door. She is in the hospital room next to his, and before long, she's sneaking into his room to talk with him. Only Olivia seems to know what he's thinking, and even dreaming about. Yet certain questions haunt him: Why is Olivia in the hospital? And how is she connected to the terrible dreams he's been having? But the biggest shock of all comes when West must face the possibility that the girl he's fallen in love with - and who's done more to aid his recovery than anyone else - may not even be alive.

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    Blink Once to Spread Snow
  • Author : James Christie
  • Publisher : Gracehill Press
  • Pages : 374
  • ISBN : 9780615184111
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Books
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    I Miss You When I Blink
  • Author : Mary Laura Philpott
  • Publisher : Atria Books
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9781982102814
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • NATIONAL BESTSELLER A charmingly relatable and wise memoir-in-essays by acclaimed writer and bookseller Mary Laura Philpott, “the modern day reincarnation of…Nora Ephron, Erma Bombeck, Jean Kerr, and Laurie Colwin—all rolled into one” (The Washington Post), about what happened after she checked off all the boxes on a successful life’s to-do list and realized she might need to reinvent the list—and herself. Mary Laura Philpott thought she’d cracked the code: Always be right, and you’ll always be happy. But once she’d completed her life’s to-do list (job, spouse, house, babies—check!), she found that instead of feeling content and successful, she felt anxious. Lost. Stuck in a daily grind of overflowing calendars, grueling small talk, and sprawling traffic. She’d done everything “right” but still felt all wrong. What’s the worse failure, she wondered: smiling and staying the course, or blowing it all up and running away? And are those the only options? Taking on the conflicting pressures of modern adulthood, Philpott provides a “frank and funny look at what happens when, in the midst of a tidy life, there occur impossible-to-ignore tugs toward creativity, meaning, and the possibility of something more” (Southern Living). She offers up her own stories to show that identity crises don’t happen just once or only at midlife and reassures us that small, recurring personal re-inventions are both normal and necessary. Most of all, in this “warm embrace of a life lived imperfectly” (Esquire), Philpott shows that when you stop feeling satisfied with your life, you don’t have to burn it all down. You can call upon your many selves to figure out who you are, who you’re not, and where you belong. Who among us isn’t trying to do that? “Be forewarned that you’ll laugh out loud and cry, probably in the same essay. Philpott has a wonderful way of finding humor, even in darker moments. This is a book you’ll want to buy for yourself and every other woman you know” (Real Simple).

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    By the Grace of God, Blink Once for Yes
  • Author : Peyton Edwards
  • Publisher : CrossBooks Publishing
  • Pages : 126
  • ISBN : 1462736319
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  • Genre : Religion
  • This personal narrative tells the true story of a young mother who experienced three devastating strokes that left her imprisoned in her own body—and then discovered her salvation through God's grace and love.

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    Ignite the Sun
  • Author : Hanna Howard
  • Publisher : Blink
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9780310769750
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Once upon a time, there was something called the sun… Sixteen year-old Siria Nightingale has never seen the sun. The light is dangerous, according to Queen Iyzabel, an evil witch who has shrouded the kingdom in shadow. Siria has always hated the darkness and revels in the stories of the light-filled old days that she hears from her best friend and his grandfather. Besides them, nobody else understands her fascination with the sun, especially not her strict and demanding parents. Siria’s need to please them is greater than her fear of the dark, and so she heads to the royal city—the very center of the darkness—for a chance at a place in Queen Iyzabel’s court. But what Siria discovers at the Choosing Ball will send her on a quest that could bring back the Light—or doom the kingdom to shadow forever. Accompanied by a ragtag group of rebels, she sets her course for the North, toward the last vestiges of the sun.

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    You Only Have to Be Right Once
  • Author : Randall Lane
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9780698185685
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  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • The ultimate insider look at the newest titans of tech—and what you can learn from their success In 2007, twenty-one-year old David Karp launched Tumblr, a simple micro-blogging platform, on a whim. By 2012, it had become one of the top ten online destinations, drawing 170 million visitors. By 2013, Yahoo had acquired Tumblr for over $1 billion. Just like that, a kid who hadn’t even earned his high school diploma was worth over a quarter billion dollars. And he’s not the only one . . . Silicon Valley’s newest billionaires represent a unique and unconventional breed of entrepreneur: young, bold, and taking the world by storm with their extreme speed, insatiable hunger, and progressive leadership. These whiz kids (and, to be fair, a few adults) have the hottest companies in the world. They are all turning just one brilliant insight or hook into money at a rate never before seen in human history—creating companies that, even with no revenue, garner insane valuations. With unique insider access to the world’s most influential and wealthy entrepreneurs, Forbes has dug in to find what these super-entrepreneurs say about their own success. This book, introduced, edited, and updated by Forbes editor Randall Lane, is the first comprehensive look at who these instant tech billionaires are and how they achieved their quick wins. With sixteen illuminating pieces, including two never-before published features, we get behind-the-scenes examinations of the founders of Spotify, Airbnb, Tumblr, Twitter, and more, including: Elon Musk: The billionaire founder of Paypal, electric carmaker Tesla, and private space company SpaceX. His extreme ambition is matched by his preternatural engineering mind; no wonder he was the model for Robert Downey Jr.’s portrayal of Iron Man. Evan Spiegel: The twenty-three-year old declined a $3 billion cash offer from Mark Zuckerberg, after making the mountain come to Mohammed (Snapchat’s HQ is in Los Angeles) —an unheard of request from a young gun to one of the biggest players in Silicon Valley. The story of Snapchat’s origin is even wilder than Facebook’s, but Spiegel’s ability to parlay infamy and popularity into revenue is still up in the air, even as Snapchat’s valuation continues to grow. Alex Karp: An eccentric philosopher with almost no tech background turned a Peter Thiel backed venture, Palantir, into a data-mining champion, with clients like the NSA, the FBI, and the CIA. Amid heated privacy concerns, Karp continues to grow Palantir like crazy, to $196 million in funding and an estimated $1 billion in contracts in 2014. You Only Have to Be Right Once is the definitive collection of everything we can learn from these incredible game changers and what their next moves spell for the future of business.

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    Blink Twice for Yes
  • Author : Laura Klehr Barnett
  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Pages : 204
  • ISBN : 9781664218543
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  • Genre : Religion
  • On May 31, 1980, Laura Klehr Barnett, age 23, was planting flowers when she was suddenly seized by debilitating dizziness and later by convulsions. At the hospital, she slipped into a coma, the result of a severe brain stem stroke. Crying and blinking were her only activities for five weeks. One day she started laughing at something her husband did; from this, her improvement began. Over the next three months, she relearned to walk and eat again but could not speak. After four months in the hospital, Laura returned home. Recovering her speech was the challenge she faced at home. With a special retainer and effort, she was able to make herself understood. Many possibilities opened up to her, and she went about pursuing endeavors to fill a void in her life. Yet, despite her busyness, inside she felt empty. Driving past a small neighborhood church, she decided that attending would be good for her foster children. Ultimately, that decision was good for her! God filled the vacuum in her life!

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    Don't Blink!
  • Author : Amy Krouse Rosenthal
  • Publisher : Dragonfly Books
  • Pages : 42
  • ISBN : 9780593175699
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • This interactive book may seem to be on your side, reluctant sleeper -- but it's truly a bedtime book in disguise! New from New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Amy Krouse Rosenthal and David Roberts! Here's how it works: if you can avoid getting to the end of this book, you can avoid bedtime, simple as that. (It's a pretty sweet deal, actually.) But each time you blink, you have to turn a page. Those are just the rules. So whatever you do, DON'T BLINK! From New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Amy Krouse Rosenthal and David Roberts comes a playful, super-duper interactive bedtime story, narrated by a cheeky stuffed owl. Kids love a challenge, and you can bet they'll do their darndest to rise to the one set out in Don't Blink!...especially when bedtime is on the line!

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    Blink
  • Author : Malcolm Gladwell
  • Publisher : Back Bay Books
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9780316005043
  • Reader Reviews : 3951
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • From the #1 bestselling author of The Bomber Mafia, the landmark book that has revolutionized the way we understand leadership and decision making. In his breakthrough bestseller The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell redefined how we understand the world around us. Now, in Blink, he revolutionizes the way we understand the world within. Blink is a book about how we think without thinking, about choices that seem to be made in an instant--in the blink of an eye--that actually aren't as simple as they seem. Why are some people brilliant decision makers, while others are consistently inept? Why do some people follow their instincts and win, while others end up stumbling into error? How do our brains really work--in the office, in the classroom, in the kitchen, and in the bedroom? And why are the best decisions often those that are impossible to explain to others? In Blink we meet the psychologist who has learned to predict whether a marriage will last, based on a few minutes of observing a couple; the tennis coach who knows when a player will double-fault before the racket even makes contact with the ball; the antiquities experts who recognize a fake at a glance. Here, too, are great failures of "blink": the election of Warren Harding; "New Coke"; and the shooting of Amadou Diallo by police. Blink reveals that great decision makers aren't those who process the most information or spend the most time deliberating, but those who have perfected the art of "thin-slicing"--filtering the very few factors that matter from an overwhelming number of variables.

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    Don't Blink!
  • Author : Tom Booth
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 53
  • ISBN : 9781250117366
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • A girl and her animal friends challenge the reader to a staring contest in this interactive picture book.

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    Blink
  • Author : K.L. Slater
  • Publisher : Bookouture
  • Pages : 394
  • ISBN : 9781786811288
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
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    The K.L. Slater Collection: Blink, The Visitor, Closer
  • Author : K.L. Slater
  • Publisher : Bookouture
  • Pages : 1027
  • ISBN : 9781800190474
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Are you looking for psychological thrillers that will have you hooked in seconds? You’ll be totally gripped by these books from Amazon top three bestselling author K.L. Slater. Blink: What if the person you love most in the world was in terrible danger… because of you? Three years ago, Toni’s five-year-old daughter Evie disappeared after leaving school. The police have never been able to find her. Toni’s mind is trapped in a world of silence but when she begins to piece together her memories, the past reveals a devastating truth. She must make herself heard, and find her daughter. The Visitor: She has the life they all want. But what is she hiding? When Holly moves in to Baker Crescent, a quiet suburban street, it doesn’t take long for her to charm the neighbours. They watch her from their windows every opportunity they get – until someone sees something that they shouldn’t, something that they can’t ignore… Closer: I know my daughter better than I know myself and if there’s one thing I know for sure at this moment: it's that Maisie is not ok. My ex-husband Shaun and I are still friends and would do anything for our little girl, Maisie. But now Shaun has moved in with Joanne and suddenly Maisie has a brand new family. And I know Joanne isn’t everything she says she is. I need to discover what she’s hiding. Because if I don’t, my daughter will be in terrible danger. From the million-copy-bestselling author K.L. Slater, these nail-bitingly tense and twisty thrillers will make you gasp out loud. If you loved The Girl on the Train and The Wife Between Us then K.L. Slater is for you. Readers love K.L. Slater’s writing: ‘Oh. My. Goodness. What a book!… It kept me awake when I should have been asleep… I couldn’t put it down!… Kept me hanging on to every single word… I just needed to know what happened.’ Stardust Book Reviews, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘I want to take it and scream from the rooftops. I want to make everyone I know read a copy. I want to knock on doors and leave this book in mailboxes. If you can’t tell, I LOVED Blink by K.L. Slater. Enthralling, fast-paced and dark… I read this one into the night, I left the book open on my bed so I could try and absorb more as I slept… if you want a hair-raising thriller, then look no further. Blink is a must-read.’ Clues and Reviews, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Absolutely brilliant! I sat and read the book in a day and did not want to put it down!… I even text my mum when I was half way through telling her it was a book she NEEDED to read!!… Without a doubt 5 stars – I LOVED it!!!’ Donna's Book Blog, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Omg! Slater is amazing!… Up to the very last page you will be shocked!… Such a memorable book! The end will have you gasping in disbelief! Whoa!!!!! 10 Stars!’ Two Girls and a Book Obsession, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Wow, just wow!… I cannot praise this book or author highly enough. I absolutely loved every second of the story… definitely my book of the year so far… 5 stars from me, I wish I could give it more!’ Feminisia Libros Reviews, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Had me sitting up until 1am doing the “just one more chapter, then I'll go to sleep” routine… I couldn't bear to put it down… A mesmerising read’ Sandy's Book a Day, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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    Only The Eyes Say Yes
  • Author : Philippe Vigand,Stephane Vigand
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9781611456776
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • On a July morning ten years ago, Philippe Vigand, a young, vigorous, handsome publishing executive, was walking to work when he heard "a gigantic explosion." Strangely, nobody else seemed to have heard it ... for the simple reason that it was in his head. For two months he lay in a coma. When he awoke, he was completely paralyzed, but his mind was intact. He was suffering from locked-in syndrome. After months of hospital care, Philippe was brought home where an infrared Camera enabled him to "speak" and "write" by blinking his eyes. Written in two parts, the first by Philippe using the magic camera, the second by his wife, Stephane, this moving work traces the evolution of the illness and their relationship and shows how love and devotion can overcome almost anything.

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    Samuel Blink and the Forbidden Forest
  • Author : Matt Haig
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 0399247394
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Accompanied by his aunt's Norwegian elkhound, Ibsen, twelve-year-old Samuel ventures into a weird forest filled with strange and dangerous creatures to rescue his younger sister, Martha, who has been mute since their parents' recent death.

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    21 Black Roses
  • Author : Val Ciardullo
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Pages : 465
  • ISBN : 9781483687070
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Dakota and her three brothers all grew up in beautiful small town Durango, Colorado. She is the youngest of the four siblings. Since the loss of their parents her brothers have become over protective of their baby sister, but sometimes it is just not enough. She reconnects with an old friend and it turns out to be the biggest mistake of her life. As threats on her life begin, her brothers must find out who is tormenting her and why before its too late.

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    Blink
  • Author : Sasha Dawn
  • Publisher : Carolrhoda Lab ®
  • Pages : 344
  • ISBN : 9781541516649
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  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • When Josh was four, a little girl named Rachel was kidnapped and never found. Twelve years later, Chatham Clairborne appears, apparently on the hunt for her runaway sister. But Josh suspects she is also tied to the mystery of Rachel. Josh falls for Chatham, but Chatham remains elusive. He can't tell if she's lying or not. But he's sure that once he finds out the truth about her, he will be able to unlock the mystery of Rachel's disappearance—and find out who the true Chatham Clairborne is. But will he discover the truth in time? And does he really want to know what the truth is?

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    Blink & Caution
  • Author : Tim Wynne-Jones
  • Publisher : Candlewick Press
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9780763654559
  • Reader Reviews : 10
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Two street kids get tangled in a plot over their heads - and risk an unexpected connection - in this heart-pounding thriller by Tim Wynne-Jones. (Age 14 and up) Boy, did Blink get off on the wrong floor. All he wanted was to steal some breakfast for his empty belly, but instead he stumbled upon a fake kidnapping and a cell phone dropped by an "abducted" CEO, giving Blink a link to his perfect blonde daughter. Now Blink is on the run, but it’s OK as long as he’s smart enough to stay in the game and keep Captain Panic locked in his hold. Enter a girl named Caution. As in "Caution: Toxic." As in "Caution: Watch Your Step." She’s also on the run, from a skeezy drug-dealer boyfriend and from a nightmare in her past that won’t let her go. When she spies Blink at the train station, Caution can see he’s an easy mark. But there’s something about this naïve, skinny street punk, whom she only wanted to rob, that tugs at her heart, a heart she thought deserved not to feel. Charged with suspense and intrigue, this taut novel trails two deeply compelling characters as they forge a blackmail scheme that is foolhardy at best, disastrous at worst - along with a fated, tender partnership that will offer them each a rare chance for redemption.

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    The Memory Thief
  • Author : Lauren Mansy
  • Publisher : Blink
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9780310767572
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • This thrilling YA fantasy debut follows seventeen-year-old Etta Lark as she navigates the underworld of Craewick to pull off the heist of a lifetime. A YALSA (The Young Adult Library Services Association) Teens' Top Ten Book for 2020, Mansy crafts a grim reality where memories are worth their weight in gold. In the city of Craewick, memories reign. The power-obsessed ruler of the city, Madame, has cultivated a society in which memories are currency, citizens are divided by ability, and Gifted individuals can take memories from others through touch as they please. Seventeen-year-old Etta Lark is desperate to live outside of the corrupt culture, but she grapples with the guilt of an accident that has left her mother bedridden in the city's asylum. When Madame threatens to put her mother up for auction, a Craewick practice in which a "criminal's" memories are sold to the highest bidder before being killed, Etta will do whatever it takes to save her. Even if it means rejoining the Shadows, the rebel group she swore off in the wake of the accident years earlier. To rescue her mother, Etta must prove her allegiance to the Shadows by stealing a memorized map of the Maze, a formidable prison created by the bloodthirsty ruler of a neighboring Realm. Etta faces startling attacks, unexpected romance, and, above all, her own past as she uncovers a conspiracy that challenges everything she knew about herself and the world around her. In a place where nothing is what it seems, can Etta ever become more than a memory thief? Perfect for fans of high-stakemagical heists such as: Leigh Bardugo (Six of Crows) Victoria Aveyard (Red Queen) Roshani Chokshi (The Gilded Wolves) "Mansy's debut will delight fantasy readers who revel in fully developed settings and unusual powers."- Booklist "A welcome addition to the YA fantasy canon, The Memory Thief is a suspenseful page-turner, delightfully chock full of unexpected twists and turns."- Shelf Awareness

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    J.A. Jance's Ali Reynolds Mysteries 3-Book Boxed Set
  • Author : J.A. JANCE
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 1392
  • ISBN : 9781471105173
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.

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    Samuel Blink and the Runaway Troll
  • Author : Matt Haig
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9781101221211
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • When Troll-Son runs away from home, he decides to leave the Shadow Forest behind and move in with his idol, Samuel Blink. Samuel isn't thrilled with the idea of hiding a runaway troll, especially one who copies everything he does, even (ugh!) using his toothbrush. But should Samuel return Troll-Son to the Shadow Forest? After all, he's running from something . . . what danger still lurks there? This engaging adventure showcases Matt Haig's wry sense of humor, drawing readers deeper into the imaginative world introduced in Samuel Blink and the Forbidden Forest.

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    Ultimate Guide to Local Business Marketing
  • Author : Perry Marshall,Talor Zamir
  • Publisher : Entrepreneur Press
  • Pages : 258
  • ISBN : 9781613083239
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • MASTER LOCAL SEO AND REACH THE RIGHT CUSTOMERS EVERY TIME With Google, Yahoo!, and Bing returning local businesses as results on more than a billion daily searches, Google Adwords expert Perry Marshall and lead generation expert Talor Zamir introduce you to the basic framework behind a successful local SEO campaign. From defining local search--often confused with paid search and search engine marketing--to local listing and reviews to social outreach and effective content development, this guide delivers the tools to build an entire local marketing campaign. You'll learn how to: Capture high-quality leads from Google AdWords and Bing in 48 hours Master the components of a high-converting campaign and get the most bang for your buck Harness mobile search advertising and Facebook ads for maximum results

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    Freedom's Child
  • Author : Jax Miller
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9780804186810
  • Reader Reviews : 6
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Freedom Oliver has plenty of secrets. She lives in a small Oregon town and keeps mostly to herself. Her few friends and neighbors know she works at the local biker bar; they know she gets arrested for public drunkenness almost every night; they know she’s brash, funny, and fearless. What they don’t know is that Freedom Oliver is a fake name. They don’t know that she was arrested for killing her husband, a cop, twenty years ago. They don’t know she put her two kids up for adoption. They don’t know that she’s now in witness protection, regretting ever making a deal with the Feds, and missing her children with a heartache so strong it makes her ill. Then, she learns that her daughter has gone missing, possibly kidnapped. Determined to find out what happened, Freedom slips free of her handlers, gets on a motorcycle, and heads for Kentucky, where her daughter was raised. As she ventures out on her own, no longer protected by the government, her troubled past comes roaring back at her: her husband’s vengeful, sadistic family; her brief, terrifying stint in prison; and the family she chose to adopt her kids who are keeping dangerous secrets. Written with a ferocious wit and a breakneck pace, Freedom’s Child is a thrilling, emotional portrait of a woman who risks everything to make amends for a past that haunts her still.

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    Outer Order, Inner Calm
  • Author : Gretchen Rubin
  • Publisher : Harmony
  • Pages : 242
  • ISBN : 9781984822802
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Self-Help
  • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In this lovely, easy-to-use illustrated guide to decluttering, the beloved author of The Happiness Project shows us how to take control of our stuff—and, by extension, our lives. Gretchen Rubin knows firsthand that creating order can make our lives happier, healthier, more productive, and more creative. But for most of us, a rigid, one-size-fits-all solution doesn't work. When we tailor our approach to suit our own particular challenges and habits, we can find inner calm. With a sense of fun, and a clear idea of what’s realistic for most people, Rubin suggests dozens of manageable tips and tricks for creating a more serene, orderly environment, including: • Never label anything “miscellaneous.” • Ask yourself, “Do I need more than one?” • Don’t aim for minimalism. • Remember: If you can’t retrieve it, you won’t use it. • Stay current with a child’s interests. • Beware the urge to “procrasticlear.” By getting rid of things we don’t use, don’t need, or don’t love, we free our minds (and our shelves) for what we truly value.

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    Trial by Fire
  • Author : J.A. Jance
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 9781849831970
  • Reader Reviews : 8
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Having taken on a media relations position with the Yavapai County Police Department, Ali Reynolds' first time out on the job is trial by fire. When a brand new housing estate goes up in flames, everyone hopes that the unfinished, unoccupied homes will yield no victims. But one woman is found barely alive and beyond recognition. For months she lies in a medically-induced coma, unclaimed and unidentified. When she finally awakes, badly disfigured and with no clue as to who she is or where she came from, she faces a bleak future. The victim faces even worse news when she's diagnosed with terminal cancer, and her quest to discover her identity takes on even greater urgency. In her new role, Ali Reynolds is called upon to grant the dying woman's final wishes: to find the people who saved her life - and the people who tried to kill her.

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    In a Blink
  • Author : Kiki Thorpe
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 119
  • ISBN : 1743623860
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fairies
  • The smell of salt water, a gust of sea breeze and the bell-like ringing of a fairys laugh are the only hints that something magical is happening to Kate, Mia, Lainey and Gabby. In a blink of an eye, the four friends are whisked out of their ordinary lives to the most wonderful place of all Never Land, home to fairies, mermaids ... and now four lost girls. The girls dont want to leave right away, but Queen Clarion and Tinker Bell have figured out a way for them to get home. Will Kate, Mia, Lainey and Gabbys fantastic adventure end before its barely begun?

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    Wait, Blink
  • Author : Gunnhild Øyehaug
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 289
  • ISBN : 9780374285890
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • [A] novel of interwoven stories following a group of artistic women pursuing their ambitions despite endless distractions and disappointments.

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    EMG/EEG Signals-based Control of Assistive and Rehabilitation Robots
  • Author : R. A. R. C. Gopura,Kazuo Kiguchi,Thilina Dulantha Lalitharatne,Dingguo Zhang
  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Pages : 156
  • ISBN : 9782889745920
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Science
  • Read and download full book EMG/EEG Signals-based Control of Assistive and Rehabilitation Robots

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    The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
  • Author : Jean-Dominique Bauby
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Pages : 146
  • ISBN : 9780307454836
  • Reader Reviews : 98
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • A celebration of the liberating power of consciousness—a triumphant book that lets us witness an indomitable spirit and share in the pure joy of its own survival. In 1995, Jean-Dominique Bauby was the editor-in-chief of French Elle, the father of two young childen, a 44-year-old man known and loved for his wit, his style, and his impassioned approach to life. By the end of the year he was also the victim of a rare kind of stroke to the brainstem. After 20 days in a coma, Bauby awoke into a body which had all but stopped working: only his left eye functioned, allowing him to see and, by blinking it, to make clear that his mind was unimpaired. Almost miraculously, he was soon able to express himself in the richest detail: dictating a word at a time, blinking to select each letter as the alphabet was recited to him slowly, over and over again. In the same way, he was able eventually to compose this extraordinary book. By turns wistful, mischievous, angry, and witty, Bauby bears witness to his determination to live as fully in his mind as he had been able to do in his body. He explains the joy, and deep sadness, of seeing his children and of hearing his aged father's voice on the phone. In magical sequences, he imagines traveling to other places and times and of lying next to the woman he loves. Fed only intravenously, he imagines preparing and tasting the full flavor of delectable dishes. Again and again he returns to an "inexhaustible reservoir of sensations," keeping in touch with himself and the life around him. Jean-Dominique Bauby died two days after the French publication of The Diving Bell and the Butterfly. This book is a lasting testament to his life.

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    Iron Sunrise
  • Author : Charles Stross
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN : 9781101208359
  • Reader Reviews : 14
  • Genre : Fiction
  • “[Stross] has the ability to superimpose an intriguing take on contemporary events over an imaginative story peopled by bizarre characters.” – The Kansas City Star A G2 star doesn’t just explode—not without outside interference. So the survivors of the planet Moscow, which was annihilated in just such an event, have launched a counterattack against the most likely culprit: the neighboring system of New Dresden. But New Dresden wasn’t responsible, and as the deadly missiles approach their target, Rachel Mansour, agent for the interests of Old Earth, is assigned to find out who was. Opposing her is an unknown—and unimaginable—enemy. At stake is not only the fate of New Dresden but also the very order of the universe. And the one person who knows the identity of that enemy is a disaffected teenager who calls herself Wednesday Shadowmist. But Wednesday has no idea what she knows…

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    Make: Electronics
  • Author : Charles Platt
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 1680450263
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Science
  • "A hands-on primer for the new electronics enthusiast"--Cover.

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    The Blink of an Eye
  • Author : Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard
  • Publisher : The Experiment
  • Pages : 239
  • ISBN : 9781615195718
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • “A highly personal, deeply affecting account of what it is to be yanked from a happy, well-ordered life and thrust into a sudden, unimaginable, terrifying darkness. Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard has done the impossible of putting into words an experience that would seem to be beyond expressing.”—from the foreword by Bill Bryson It was New Year’s Day. Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard, a young mother and scientist, was celebrating with family and friends when she was struck down with a sudden fever. Within hours, she’d suffered multiple organ failure and was clinically dead. Then, brought back to the edge of life—trapped in a near-death coma—she was given a 5 percent chance of survival. She awoke to find herself completely paralyzed, with blinking as her sole means of communicating with the outside world. The Blink of an Eye is Rikke’s gripping account of being locked inside her own body, and what it took to painstakingly relearn every basic life skill—from breathing and swallowing, speaking and walking, to truly living again. Much more than an account of recovery against all odds—this is, at its heart, a celebration of love, family, and every little thing that matters when life hangs in the balance.

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    A New Christmas Carol
  • Author : Bernace Charles
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Pages : 284
  • ISBN : 9781479797783
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • For Christmas 2001, Arian Harper returns to the small town of Yale, Oklahoma, to spend the holiday with her mother. At this time in her life she faces a critical question that forces its presence into her life. Adrian is an accomplished financial advisor in Los Angeles but is in hope of finding inner peace that is missing in her life. She is returning to a town bringing back haunting memories of lost love and murder. Adrian Harper and Daniel Surewolf share a dark secret that separates them, yet draws them together. The journey to Yale, Oklahoma, is one of longing and hidden desperation.

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    Code of Federal Regulations
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 1256
  • ISBN : OSU:32437123616126
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Administrative law
  • Special edition of the Federal Register, containing a codification of documents of general applicability and future effect ... with ancillaries.

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    Redemption's Lullaby: A Novel
  • Author : Toshii K. D. Cooper
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 9781684712861
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Corin Rivers is an African American woman in her mid-thirties. A successful Operations Manager at Computel Financial in Manhattan and owner of a brownstone in Clinton Hill, a section of town in Brooklyn, New York, Corin is the lovingly, adored, supportive, friend, daughter, sister, cousin, aunt, niece, and colleague. Emotionally scarred from being raped during college, Corin finds it to be a challenge attracting a harmonious romantic relationship. Her most recent encounter with the opposite sex has left her somewhat broken and distraught. Thus, she seeks refuge, council, and healing on the anointed grounds of Mama May’s home, her soulful and nurturing Aunt. Through lots of self-reflections, conversations and encounters with family, friends, lovers of the past, and new love interests, Corin will learn how to heal her soul; mend and uplift her mind; and realign her Truth.

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    War of the Blink
  • Author : Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas
  • Publisher : Haida Manga
  • Pages : 72
  • ISBN : 0995994625
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS
  • Story of a fisherman who suspects a party of raiders is descending upon his island home and sets out to guard the village on his own.

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    Letters to the Lost
  • Author : Brigid Kemmerer
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Pages : 403
  • ISBN : 9781681190082
  • Reader Reviews : 9
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • SSecret letters spark true love in this emotionally compelling romance from the New York Times bestselling author of A Curse So Dark and Lonely, Brigid Kemmerer. Juliet Young always writes letters to her mother, a world-traveling photojournalist. Even after her mother's death, she leaves letters at her grave. It's the only way Juliet can cope. Declan Murphy isn't the sort of guy you want to cross. In the midst of his court-ordered community service at the local cemetery, he's trying to escape the demons of his past. When Declan reads a haunting letter left beside a grave, he can't resist writing back. Soon, he's opening up to a perfect stranger, and their connection is immediate. But neither Declan nor Juliet knows that they're not actually strangers. When life at school interferes with their secret life of letters, sparks will fly as Juliet and Declan discover truths that might tear them apart.

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    Blink of an Eye
  • Author : Ted Dekker
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson Inc
  • Pages : 401
  • ISBN : 9781595542878
  • Reader Reviews : 52
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A Saudi Arabian princess fleeing a forced marriage teams up with a graduate student named Seth, who has the ability to see multiple futures, and both become fugitives while trapped in the middle of a dangerous struggle for power.