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Silver-Tongued Devil
  • Author : Jaye Wells
  • Publisher : Orbit
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN : 9780316192095
  • Reader Reviews : 13
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Now that the threat of war has passed, Sabina Kane is ready to focus on the future. Her relationship with Adam Lazarus is getting stronger and she's helping her sister, Maisie, overcome the trauma of her captivity in New Orleans. Even Giguhl is managing to stay out of trouble thanks to the arrival of Pussy Willow and his new roller derby team. But as much as Sabina wants to feel hopeful about the future, part of her doesn't believe that peace is possible. Her suspicions are confirmed when a string of sadistic murders threatens to stall treaty negotiations between the mages and the vampires. Sabina pitches in to find the killer, but her investigation soon leads her down dark paths that have her questioning everyone she thought she could trust. And the closer she gets to the killer, the more Sabina begins to suspect this is one foe she may not be able to kill.

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    Silver-Tongued Devil
  • Author : Jaye Wells
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9780748129966
  • Reader Reviews : 12
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Life is looking up for Sabina Kane. The threat of war between the dark races seems to have passed, and her magic training is also progressing well - just like her relationship with the sexy mage Adam Lazarus. But as much as Sabina feels hopeful about the future, she doesn't quite trust that peace is possible . . . Her suspicions are confirmed when a string of sadistic murders threaten to stall peace talks between the vampires and the mages. Sabina pitches in to find the killer, but this dark investigation soon has her questioning everyone she thought she could trust. And the closer she gets to the killer, the more Sabina begins to suspect this is one foe she may not be able to kill.

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    Silver-Tongued Devil
  • Author : Jennifer Blake
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Pages : 322
  • ISBN : 9781402238505
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Aftering a boating accident, Angelica Carew wakes up married to her rescuer, Renold Harden, the stepson of the man who lost his Louisiana plantation to her gambler father and will stop at nothing to get revenge on the man who took everything away from his family. Original.

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    Imperium
  • Author : Robert Harris
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 0743293878
  • Reader Reviews : 18
  • Genre : Fiction
  • From the bestselling author of Fatherland and Pompeii, comes the first novel of a trilogy about the struggle for power in ancient Rome. In his “most accomplished work to date” (Los Angeles Times), master of historical fiction Robert Harris lures readers back in time to the compelling life of Roman Senator Marcus Cicero. The re-creation of a vanished biography written by his household slave and righthand man, Tiro, Imperium follows Cicero’s extraordinary struggle to attain supreme power in Rome. On a cold November morning, Tiro opens the door to find a terrified, bedraggled stranger begging for help. Once a Sicilian aristocrat, the man was robbed by the corrupt Roman governor, Verres, who is now trying to convict him under false pretenses and sentence him to a violent death. The man claims that only the great senator Marcus Cicero, one of Rome’s most ambitious lawyers and spellbinding orators, can bring him justice in a crooked society manipulated by the villainous governor. But for Cicero, it is a chance to prove himself worthy of absolute power. What follows is one of the most gripping courtroom dramas in history, and the beginning of a quest for political glory by a man who fought his way to the top using only his voice—defeating the most daunting figures in Roman history.

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    Blue-Blooded Vamp
  • Author : Jaye Wells
  • Publisher : Orbit
  • Pages : 460
  • ISBN : 9780316202213
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The epic conclusion to the amazing Sabina Kane urban fantasy series by USA Today bestseller Jaye Wells. Sabina Kane is on the hunt. Her prey: Cain, the father of the vampire race and the one who murdered her family and her friends. Unfortunately, Cain is hunting Sabina, too. The one man who holds the key to defeating Cain is, of course, Abel. A mage with secrets to spare and, hopefully, the power to match it. Unfortunately, for Sabina, he's in Rome and may not want to be found. Sabina sets out for Italy with her friends, Giguhl and Adam Lazarus, to track down the only man who can get her the revenge she hungers for. But will he help her or oppose her? And just who is Abel, really? Worst of all, when Sabina figures out the goddess Lilith has a plan for her-she realizes this trip is getting deadlier by the minute. As they say: when in Rome-SURVIVE.

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    Silver-Tongued Devil
  • Author : Lorelei James
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 290
  • ISBN : 1941869041
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Books
  • Their love story sparked a brushfire that grew into the legacy of Lorelei James's Rough Riders series. This standalone historical romance is a prequel to the McKay family saga. The West doesn't get much wilder than Silas McKay. He's earned his cowboy reputation not just as a rancher, but as a brawling card sharp who's short on cash but long on charm. And just as soon as he claps eyes on the pretty new schoolteacher? Well, Dinah Thompson is about to discover what courtin's like McKay-style--sweet, hot and passionate. Luckily, Dinah's got the sass and sense to stand up to Silas's shenanigans. She relocated to rural Wyoming to teach and become a self-reliant woman, not to spend her nights dreaming about that blue-eyed rogue and his ranchwork honed-body. But Silas McKay's powerful appeal and tempting promises convince Dinah to recklessly go all in with him. When Silas's long-standing rivalry with Zeke West puts Dinah, Silas and his twin brother Jonas in danger, each one is forced to make difficult decisions about taking a chance to build their legacy . . . and a love that transcends time.

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    The Mage In Black
  • Author : Jaye Wells
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9780748115853
  • Reader Reviews : 15
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Sabina Kane doesn't have the best track record when it comes to family. After all, her own grandmother, leader of the vampire race, wants her dead. So when she arrives in New York to meet her mage relatives, the reunion puts the fun in dysfunctional. Not only is mage culture completely bizarre, but everyone seems to think she's some kind of 'Chosen' who'll unite the dark races. Sabina doesn't care who chose her, she's not into destiny. But the mages aren't Sabina's only problem. In New York's Black Light District, she has run-ins with fighting demons, hostile werewolves and an opportunistic old flame. Sabina thought she'd take a bite out of the Big Apple, but it looks like it wants to bite back.

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    Red-Headed Stepchild
  • Author : Jaye Wells
  • Publisher : Orbit
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9780316052955
  • Reader Reviews : 62
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A USA Today Bestseller! In a world where being of mixed-blood is a major liability, Sabina Kane has the only profession fit for an outcast: assassin. But, her latest mission threatens the fragile peace between the vampire and mage races and Sabina must scramble to figure out which side she's on. She's never brought her work home with her---until now. This time, it's personal.

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    Dirty Magic
  • Author : Jaye Wells
  • Publisher : Orbit
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 9780316228442
  • Reader Reviews : 21
  • Genre : Fiction
  • MAGIC IS A DRUG. CAREFUL HOW YOU USE IT. The Magical Enforcement Agency keeps dirty magic off the streets, but there's a new blend out there that's as deadly as it is elusive. When patrol cop Kate Prospero shoots the lead snitch in this crucial case, she's brought in to explain herself. But the more she learns about the investigation, the more she realizes she must secure a spot on the MEA task force. Especially when she discovers that their lead suspect is the man she walked away from ten years earlier - on the same day she swore she'd given up dirty magic for good. Kate Prospero's about to learn the hard way that crossing a wizard will always get you burned, and that when it comes to magic, you should never say never.

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    John Crow's Devil
  • Author : Marlon James
  • Publisher : Akashic Books
  • Pages : 242
  • ISBN : 9781936070107
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The long-awaited paperback reissue of the acclaimed Jamaican author's debut novel.

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    The Trickster Brain
  • Author : David Williams
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Pages : 316
  • ISBN : 9780739143995
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Until recently, scientific and literary cultures have existed side-by-side but most often in parallel universes, without connection. The Trickster Brain: Neuroscience, Evolution, and Nature by David Williams addresses the premise that humans are a biological species stemming from the long process of evolution, and that we do exhibit a universal human nature, given to us through our genes. From this perspective, literature is shown to be a product of our biological selves. By exploring central ideas in neuroscience, evolutionary biology, linguistics, music, philosophy, ethics, religion, and history, Williams shows that it is the circuitry of the brain’s hard-wired dispositions that continually create similar tales around the world: “archetypal” stories reflecting ancient tensions that arose from our evolutionary past and the very construction of our brains. The book asserts that to truly understand literature, one must look at the biological creature creating it. By using the lens of science to examine literature, we can see how stories reveal universal aspects of the biological mind. The Trickster character is particularly instructive as an archetypal character who embodies a raft of human traits and concerns, for Trickster is often god, devil, musical, sexual, silver tongued, animal, and human at once, treading upon the moral dictates of culture. Williams brings together science and the humanities, demonstrating a critical way of approaching literature that incorporates scientific thought.

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    Merle Haggard Was a Friend of Mine
  • Author : Raymond H. McDonald
  • Publisher : Bookbaby
  • Pages : 326
  • ISBN : 1098353072
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • This book is dedicated to the memory of my life long friend Merle Haggard. Merle had millions of fans passionate about his music. He was a humble man from humble beginnings in California. His legacy is well chronicled in hundreds of articles written about him in major publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, Rolling Stone Magazine, USA Today Newspaper, The Los Angeles Times, and dozens of others. His 50 plus year career garnered Merle the highest awards that are given to an artist, ie; Lifetime Grammy, Country Music Hall of Fame, Kennedy Center Honors, Songwriters Hall of Fame. I was 14 when I met Merle and his wife to be Bonnie Owens, at this writing I'm still just a kid of 70 years old. This book traces the beginning of my observations of this uniquely talented man. It's a positive book that I hope his fans will enjoy. He was a kind and onery man, very funny and very serious. He was a proud American and loved every State and the people in it.

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    Communication Skills for Effective Management
  • Author : Owen Hargie,David Dickson,Dennis Tourish
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Pages : 450
  • ISBN : 9781403938930
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • It is now widely recognized that communication is at the very heart of effective management. There is therefore an ever-expanding demand for valid and generalizable information on how best to relate to people in organizational contexts. Communication Skills for Effective Management meets this demand. It demonstrates how, for managers to be successful, they need to employ a range of key communication skills, styles and strategies. The contents are based upon the authors' considerable experiences of researching, teaching and consulting in a range of private and public sector organisations. From their academic and real-world involvement they have identified the core skills of effective management, presented in an academically rigorous yet student-friendly way, the reader is encouraged to interact with the material covered. Each chapter contains a series of boxed text, diagrams, tables and illustrations which summarise core points. Exercises are also provided to enable managers to put the material reviewed into practice. All of this is underpinned and supported by a firm foundation of research findings. This will be an excellent text for undergraduate business and management students studying business communication and MBA students. Practising managers will also find this book to be an invaluable resource.

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    Green-Eyed Demon
  • Author : Jaye Wells
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9780316121972
  • Reader Reviews : 14
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Things to do: 1. Rescue sister. 2. Murder grandmother. 3. Don't upset the voodoo priestess. The clock is ticking for Sabina Kane. Her sister has been kidnapped by her grandmother, the Dark Races are on the brink of war, and a mysterious order is manipulating everyone behind the scenes. Working on information provided by an unlikely ally, Sabina and her trusty sidekicks -- a sexy mage named Adam Lazarus and Giguhl, a Mischief demon -- head to New Orleans to begin the hunt for her sister. Once there, they must contend with belligerent werewolves, magic-wielding vampires and -- perhaps most frightening of all -- humans. But as much as Sabina is focused on surviving the present, the past won't be ignored. Before she can save those she cares about most, she must save herself from the ghosts of her past.

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    Cursed Moon
  • Author : Jaye Wells
  • Publisher : Orbit
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9780316228459
  • Reader Reviews : 7
  • Genre : Fiction
  • MAGIC IS A DRUG. IT'LL COST MORE THAN YOU CAN PAY. . . When a rare Blue Moon upsets the magical balance in the city, Detective Kate Prospero and her Magic Enforcement colleagues pitch in to help Babylon PD keep the peace. Between potions going haywire and emotions running high, every cop in the city is on edge. But the moon's impact is especially strong for Kate, who's wrestling with guilt over her use of illegal magic. When a rogue wizard steals dangerous potions from a local coven, Kate's team must find the thief's hideout before the vengeful coven catches him. But the investigation uncovers the rogue's dangerous plot to unleash chaotic magic on the city. Once the Blue Moon rises no-one's secrets will be safe. Not even Kate's.

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    Deadly Spells
  • Author : Jaye Wells
  • Publisher : Orbit
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9780316228411
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Fiction
  • MAGIC IS A DRUG. ADDICTIVE AND DEADLY. After the grisly murder of a dirty magic coven leader, Kate Prospero and The Magical Enforcement Agency team up with the local police to find the killer. When a tenacious reporter sticks her nose in both the investigation and Prospero's past in the covens, old ghosts resurface. As the infighting between covens turns ugly, an all-out war brews in the slums of Babylon.. Deadly Spells is the third novel in the Prospero's War series that started with Dirty Magic and Cursed Moon!

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    Silver-Tongued Devil
  • Author : Lorelei James
  • Publisher : Ridgeview Publishing
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN : 9781941869031
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Their love story sparked a brushfire that grew into the legacy of Lorelei James's Rough Riders series. This standalone historical romance is a prequel to the McKay family saga. The West doesn’t get much wilder than Silas McKay. He’s earned his cowboy reputation not just as a rancher, but as a brawling card sharp who’s short on cash but long on charm. And just as soon as he claps eyes on the pretty new schoolteacher? Well, Dinah Thompson is about to discover what courtin’s like McKay-style—sweet, hot and passionate. Luckily, Dinah’s got the sass and sense to stand up to Silas’s shenanigans. She relocated to rural Wyoming to teach and become a self-reliant woman, not to spend her nights dreaming about that blue-eyed rogue and his ranchwork honed-body. But Silas McKay’s powerful appeal and tempting promises convince Dinah to recklessly go all in with him. When Silas’s long-standing rivalry with Zeke West puts Dinah, Silas and his twin brother Jonas in danger, each one is forced to make difficult decisions about taking a chance to build their legacy . . . and a love that transcends time.

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    Cowboy Take Me Away
  • Author : Lorelei James
  • Publisher : Rigeview Publishing
  • Pages : 396
  • ISBN : 9781941869352
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Cowboy Take Me Away: Rough Riders Book 16

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    White Houses
  • Author : Amy Bloom
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 241
  • ISBN : 9780812995664
  • Reader Reviews : 35
  • Genre : FICTION
  • The unexpected and forbidden affair between Eleanor Roosevelt and Lorena Hickok unfolds in a triumph of historical fiction from the New York Times bestselling author of Away and Lucky Us.

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    The Possession at Loudun
  • Author : Michel de Certeau
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9780226100357
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  • Genre : History
  • It is August 18, 1634. Father Urbain Grandier, convicted of sorcery that led to the demonic possession of the Ursuline nuns of provincial Loudun in France, confesses his sins on the porch of the church of Saint-Pierre, then perishes in flames lit by his own exorcists. A dramatic tale that has inspired many artistic retellings, including a novel by Aldous Huxley and an incendiary film by Ken Russell, the story of the possession at Loudun here receives a compelling analysis from the renowned Jesuit historian Michel de Certeau. Interweaving substantial excerpts from primary historical documents with fascinating commentary, de Certeau shows how the plague of sorceries and possessions in France that climaxed in the events at Loudun both revealed the deepest fears of a society in traumatic flux and accelerated its transformation. In this tour de force of psychological history, de Certeau brings to vivid life a people torn between the decline of centralized religious authority and the rise of science and reason, wracked by violent anxiety over what or whom to believe. At the time of his death in 1986, Michel de Certeau was a director of studies at the école des hautes études en sciences sociales, Paris. He was author of eighteen books in French, three of which have appeared in English translation as The Practice of Everyday Life,The Writing of History, and The Mystic Fable, Volume 1, the last of which is published by The University of Chicago Press. "Brilliant and innovative. . . . The Possession at Loudun is [de Certeau's] most accessible book and one of his most wonderful."—Stephen Greenblatt (from the Foreword)

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    A Lady by Midnight
  • Author : Tessa Dare
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9780062049902
  • Reader Reviews : 21
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Spindle Cove, nestled in a peaceful corner of Regency Era England, has long been known as “Spinster Cove,” due to its preponderance of unwed ladies of “delicate constitutions”—and that’s the fictional setting for a delightful historical romance series by USA Today bestselling author Tessa Dare. In A Lady by Midnight, a young woman searching for her family finds love unexpectedly with a handsome colonel—but the secrets of her heritage threaten to disrupt their romance…and their upcoming nuptials. Concerning the heart-soaring romantic fiction of Ms. Tessa Dare, fans of Lisa Kleypas and Eloisa James would do well to heed Julia Quinn’s admonitions and “prepare to fall in love!”

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    Tales of My Landlord,.: The bride of Lammermoor
  • Author : Sir Walter Scott
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 348
  • ISBN : OXFORD:N11526386
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Covenanters
  • Read and download full book Tales of My Landlord,.: The bride of Lammermoor

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    Return of the Bad Boy
  • Author : Jessica Lemmon
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9781455566532
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • He's a mess... Asher Knight has three constants in his life: music, beautiful women, and a bottle of Jack. He lives for the next gig, the next city, and dreams only of a life spent in front of an arena full of screaming fans. But Asher's nomad ways come to a sudden stop when he learns he's the father of a three-year-old from a past relationship and suddenly this rock star bad boy is forced to put down roots. Only she can clean up Gloria Shields is no one's fool. Sure, the sexual chemistry between her and Asher has always been intense, but she'd never risk giving her heart to a man who has a perfect record for breaking them. Except the man desperate to make things right with his newfound son is nothing like the rock god she's guarded her heart against for years. And it isn't long before she starts to wonder if life with this bad boy might be the best thing that's ever happened to her.

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    Cowboy Bites: A Rough Riders Cookbook
  • Author : Lorelei James,Suzanne M. Johnson
  • Publisher : Blue Box Press
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 9781952457180
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Saddle up and get ready to ride again with the infamous McKay family! New York Times bestselling author Lorelei James has whipped up six brand new Rough Riders short stories featuring fan favorite couples—Cord and AJ, Colby and Channing, Keely and Jack, Colt and India, Carter and Macie, and Boone and Sierra. These slice of life tales are the perfect accompaniment to USA Today Bestselling author Suzanne Johnson’s delicious, down home recipes—family fare created to share round the table with love, laughter, and plenty of second helpings. So kick off your boots, hang up your hat and prepare to stay awhile as you’re entertained and tantalized with Cowboy Bites!

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    Poets Should NOT Write About Politics
  • Author : Jerry T Johnson
  • Publisher : Evening Street Press
  • Pages : 68
  • ISBN : 9781937347642
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  • Genre : Poetry
  • The Sinclair Poetry Prize for 2020 Jerry Johnson’s new book, Poets Should Not Write about Politics, immediately undermines its title in seemingly innocent poems about daisies, bison, and kittens that hit hard in their love for America and their rage against her injustices. Musicality and rhythm reinforce this message in these poems, as in the poem “Trains” where they ground a voice that aches for a different world, even as it honors the beauties of this one: “…we find night has taken the helm/the crescendo climbs, the stars overcome the darkness/i overcome the darkness, my grief, the darkness of my soul/ and my train moves on and on and my train moves on and on.” This is a collection of longing and hope and passion. -- Laurel S. Peterson Poet Laureate, Norwalk, CT, 2016-2019 Professor, English, Norwalk Community College We land in this world, travel, leave, and yet, as Jerry T. Johnson examines in this engrossing collection, we cannot leave history behind. Through deft storytelling, he highlights the past and future and how art needs to move beyond pleasantries. The Jim Crow signs may fade, but the danger remains current. A thought-provoking and highly enjoyable book. -- Jane Ormerod, writer and editor, great weather for MEDIA In Poets Should Not Write About Politics, Jerry T. Johnson proves in the opening poem, and many of the poems that follow, exactly why poets need to write about politics. While many of the poems focus on politics in the broader sense of the word, in a gifted and challenging way, my favorite poems, including A Song Of Remembrance For Mama and I Dare Not Divulge, marry the personal with the political, in a way that's deeply impactful and will linger with me for a long time. Yet there is joy here too, and laughter, a sharp turn of phrase surprising it out of me at unexpected times.'-- Caitlan Jans, Editor of Authors Publish Literary Magazine

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    Beauty of Cannabis
  • Author : Spurs Broken
  • Publisher : Amherst Media, Inc
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 9781682033876
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Gardening
  • Beauty of Cannabis is a visual journey into the spectacular marijuana strains being grown in the 21st Century. Award-winning photographer Spurs Broken takes us as deep as the lens will allow by directing light into the valleys between the leaves and through fissures full of crystal trichomes to reveal the beautiful strands, strings, and balls of earthly delight. Readers will learn to direct light inside each bud so it can reflect off the crystals to reveal beautiful colors and will discover the rewards of alternating the depth of field by a few microns to find the deep-orange pistils and the saturated brilliance that manifests from the contrast when a shot is done just right. Cannabis connoisseurs will delight in intimate views of what they’re smoking, as Spurs’ signature style of macro-photography reveals the makeup of each plant’s personality and characteristics of the individual strains in all their glory.

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    Jinn and Juice
  • Author : Nicole Peeler
  • Publisher : Orbit
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9780316407342
  • Reader Reviews : 6
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Meet Lyla: Jinn, belly dancer, and the hottest new urban fantasy heroine in town. To escape an arranged marriage, a jinni granted Lyla her wish: to live a thousand years as a jinni herself. Now, her servitude is ending, but there are a few obstacles in Lyla's path to freedom. A Magi intent on binding her again, a jinni bent on vengeance, and not to mention the nightmare from her past that threatens to make her curse permanent -- and claim her very soul. Jinn and Juice is the first in a new series by fantasy writer, Nicole Peeler set in a world of immortal curses, vengeful jinni and belly dancing.

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    Blood Meridian
  • Author : Cormac McCarthy
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Pages : 349
  • ISBN : 9780307762528
  • Reader Reviews : 83
  • Genre : Fiction
  • 25th ANNIVERSARY EDITION • An epic novel of the violence and depravity that attended America's westward expansion, Blood Meridian brilliantly subverts the conventions of the Western novel and the mythology of the Wild West—from the bestselling, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Road Based on historical events that took place on the Texas-Mexico border in the 1850s, it traces the fortunes of the Kid, a fourteen-year-old Tennesseean who stumbles into the nightmarish world where Indians are being murdered and the market for their scalps is thriving. Look for Cormac McCarthy's new novel, The Passenger.

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    Pathways to recovery and desistance
  • Author : Best, David
  • Publisher : Policy Press
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN : 9781447349327
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Read and download full book Pathways to recovery and desistance

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    Corn Flakes with John Lennon
  • Author : Robert Hilburn
  • Publisher : Rodale
  • Pages : 298
  • ISBN : 9781605291659
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Music
  • Robert Hilburn's storied career as a rock critic has allowed him a behind-the-scenes look at the lives of some of the most iconic figures of our time. He was the only music critic to visit Folsom Prison with Johnny Cash. He met John Lennon during his lost weekend period in Los Angeles and they became friends. Bob Dylan granted him his only interviews during his "born-again" period and the occasion of his 50th birthday. Michael Jackson invited Hilburn to watch cartoons with him in his bedroom. When Springsteen took to playing only old hits, Hilburn scolded him for turning his legendary concerts into oldies revues, and Springsteen changed his set list. In this totally unique account of the symbiotic relationship between critic and musical artist, Hilburn reflects on the ways in which he has changed and been changed by the subjects he’s covered; Bono weighs in with an introduction about how Hilburn’s criticism influenced and altered his own development as a musician. Corn Flakes with John Lennon is more than about one man’s adventures in rock and roll: It’s the gripping and untold story of how popular music reshapes the way we think about the world and helps to define the modern American character.

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    Devil May Cry
  • Author : Sherrilyn Kenyon
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1429917423
  • Reader Reviews : 40
  • Genre : Fiction
  • As an ancient Sumerian god, Sin was one of the most powerful among his pantheon. . . Until the night Artemis brutally stole his godhood and left him for dead. For millennia, this ex-god turned Dark-Hunter has dreamed only of regaining his powers and seeking revenge on Artemis. If only life were that simple. Unfortunately he has bigger fish--or in Sin's case--demons, to fry. The lethal gallu that were buried by his pantheon are now stirring and they are hungry for human flesh. Their goal is to destroy mankind and anyone else who gets in their way. Sin is the only one who can stop them—that is if a certain woman doesn't kill him first. Unfortunately, Sin discovers that now he must rely on her or witness an annihilation of biblical proportions. Enemies have always made strange bedfellows, but never more so than when the fate of the world hangs in the balance. Now a man who knows only betrayal must trust the one person most likely to hand him to the demons. Artemis may have stolen his godhood, but this one has stolen his heart. The only question is will she keep it or feed it to the ones who want him dead?

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    The Chosen Ones
  • Author : Jaye Wells
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN : 1545568545
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Assassins
  • Sabina Kane is one of the most infamous and beloved heroines in the Urban Fantasy genre. This special collection of short fiction is a must-have for any fan of the series, and a must-read for any fan of the genre. Fool's Gold In the 1970s, Sabina Kane was a rookie assassin looking for first big kill. But when the time comes to prove her skills to the Dominae, she finds herself shadowing Slade Corbin, a more experienced assassin with a huge chip on his shoulder. Together, they must track down a blackmailer who's threatening to expose the existence of vampires to the world. Violet Tendencies Former assassin Sabina Kane heads to Los Angeles to find her kidnapped sister. Helping her on the mission are her hot mage partner, her Mischief demon minion, and a Vanity demon named Valva. The problem? She's got to figure out how to find her sister without letting her enemies know she's back in town. But Sabina learns the hard way that Vanity demons don't know the meaning of the phrase "low profile." Rusted Veins Halloween in New Orleans is usually a treat. But for Sabina Kane and the rest of Team Awesome, this year's celebration is full of tricks. A mage has gone missing and it's up to Sabina and the gang to find her. The problem? The missing mage is one of Adam Lazarus's old flames, and having her show up in their lives is giving Sabina heartburn. Luckily for Adam's ex, but unlucky for her kidnappers, Sabina Kane isn't easily spooked. Includes Bonus Prospero's War Novella: Fire Water

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    Gone Country
  • Author : Lorelei James
  • Publisher : Ridgeview Publishing
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781941869413
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Gone Country: Rough Riders Book 14

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    Silver Tongued Devil Anthology
  • Author : Linda Kleinbub
  • Publisher : Movement Publishing
  • Pages : 296
  • ISBN : 1513672045
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  • Genre : Books
  • Celebrating five years of outstanding East Village poetry, fiction, memoirs, essays, storytelling, humor, and spoken word by more than one hundred twenty writers who were featured at Rimes of The Ancient Mariner Reading Series.

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    Shoulda Been A Cowboy
  • Author : Lorelei James
  • Publisher : Ridgeview Publishing
  • Pages : 330
  • ISBN : 9781941869512
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Shoulda Been a Cowboy: Rough Riders Book 7

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    Redneck Romeo
  • Author : Lorelei James
  • Publisher : Ridgeview Publishing
  • Pages : 350
  • ISBN : 9781941869376
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Redneck Romeo: Rough Riders Book 15

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    Surrender to Me
  • Author : Sophie Jordan
  • Publisher : Avon
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 006133927X
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • She had lost nearly everything . . . When a terrible tragedy left her penniless and alone, Lady Astrid Derring did whatever it took to survive. She fired half her staff, borrowed gowns, and subsisted on cucumber sandwiches from the galas she attended. She endured the wagging tongues of the ton and the indecent proposals from noblemen who deemed her ripe for the plucking. Finally, she finds a way to escape the shame and restore her good name. But it will require a dangerous journey to Scotland, where she will come face-to-face with danger . . . and a sinfully handsome rogue who may be the greatest threat of all. Any gentleman would lend his hand to a lady in distress, but handsome, rough-hewn Griffin Shaw is no gentleman, and Astrid is far from safe in his company. Accompanying her through the Highlands is a small price to pay for luring her into his bed. Entranced by her boldness, enchanted with her beauty, he is determined to thaw her cold heart. However, he soon finds himself wanting more than a brief affair with the proper lady. Nothing less than the total surrender of her heart will satisfy him.

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    The Other Myrtle
  • Author : William Considine
  • Publisher : Finishing Line Press
  • Pages : 46
  • ISBN : 1646624815
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  • Genre : Poetry
  • The Other Myrtle, a collection of poems by Bill Considine, is a compelling journey from a father's death in the first poem to a lover's longing in the final one, "We shared a quilt...' There are Whitmanesque touches, such as the Moon howling a loony tune, and classical drama in the playlet Persephone's Return. Considine is a marvelous poet and playwright, and his ability to sustain a narrative line shapes this book from beginning to end. Highly recommended! -Ron Kolm, author of Welcome to the Barbecue With gorgeous phrases like "a musical moan," or "beer in the tub poured as cold as nails," and poetic walks through a city in early spring, The Other Myrtle pulls us in with its smart combo of carefully sculpted imagery and story. Each poem is a tiny drama, a world. And then, near the end is the marvelous Persephone's Return, a verse-play which sweeps us off to an ancient time, an ancient place. This chapbook delights and inspires and will stay with you, asking to be read and read again. -Francine Witte, author of The Theory of Flesh "All I did was share-be real" writes William Considine. With gorgeously specific descriptions and illuminating details, these poems document a lived experience that is as deeply felt as it is multifaceted, from photosynthesis to Persephone, from family trauma and triumphs to battling rats. But these poems are so much more than documentation. Thanks to Considine's lyricism and talent for piercing, sometimes unexpected insight that comes at just the right moment ("As constant as / the onrush and rocking of water / in a gorge of a mountain, / flows love / for one who seems forgotten"), these poems acquire an existential weight that leaves the reader both enthralled and enriched. -Anton Yakovlev, author of Chronos Dines Alone