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Mirror Mirror
Score: 3.5
From 10 Ratings

Mirror Mirror


by Gregory Maguire
  • Release Date : 2009-03-17
  • Genre: Fairy Tales, Myths & Fables

“Entertaining…profound….A novel for adults that unearths our buried fascination with the primal fears and truths fairy tales contain.” —Christian Science MonitorThe acclaimed author who re-imagined a darker, more dangerous Land of Oz in his New York Times bestselling series The Wicked Years, offers a brilliant reinvention of the timeless Snow White fairy tale. Setting the story amid the cultural, political and artistic whirlwind of Renaissance Italy—and casting the notorious Lucrezia Borgia as the Evil Queen—Mirror Mirror will enthrall a wide array of book lovers ranging from adult fans of Harry Potter t...

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Fundamentals of Advanced Mathematics V2

Fundamentals of Advanced Mathematics V2


by Henri Bourlès
  • Release Date : 2018-02-03
  • Genre: Mathematics

The three volumes of this series of books, of which this is the second, put forward the mathematical elements that make up the foundations of a number of contemporary scientific methods: modern theory on systems, physics and engineering.Whereas the first volume focused on the formal conditions for systems of linear equations (in particular of linear differential equations) to have solutions, this book presents the approaches to finding solutions to polynomial equations and to systems of linear differential equations with varying coefficients.Fundamentals of Advanced Mathematics, Volume 2: Field Extensions, Topology and Top...

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Motel of the Mysteries
Score: 4.5
From 6 Ratings

Motel of the Mysteries


by David Macaulay
  • Release Date : 1979-10-11
  • Genre: Humor

It is the year 4022; all of the ancient country of Usa has been buried under many feet of detritus from a catastrophe that occurred back in 1985. Imagine, then, the excitement that Howard Carson, an amateur archeologist at best, experienced when in crossing the perimeter of an abandoned excavation site he felt the ground give way beneath him and found himself at the bottom of a shaft, which, judging from the DO NOT DISTURB sign hanging from an archaic doorknob, was clearly the entrance to a still-sealed burial chamber. Carson's incredible discoveries, including the remains of two bodies, one of then on a ceremonial bed fac...

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Over the Edge
Score: 4
From 295 Ratings

Over the Edge


by Jonathan Kellerman
  • Release Date : 2010-07-06
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature

From the New York Times bestselling author, a thrilling novel in the Alex Delaware series about a psychotic teenage boy accused of six murders.When the phone rings in the middle of the night, child psychologist Alex Delaware does not hesitate. Driving through the dream-lit San Fernando Valley, Alex rushes to Jamey Cadmus, the patient he had failed five years before—and who now calls with a bizarre cry for help. But by the time Alex reaches Canyon Oaks Psychiatric Hospital, Jamey is gone, surfacing a day later in the hands of the police, who believe Jamey is the infamous Lavender Slasher, a psychotic serial killer. Wooed ...

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How to Walk

How to Walk


by Thích Nhất Hạnh & Jason DeAntonis
  • Release Date : 2015-03-12
  • Genre: Self-Improvement

How to Walk is the fourth title in Parallax’s popular Mindfulness Essentials Series of how-to titles by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, introducing beginners and reminding seasoned practitioners of the essentials of mindfulness practice. Slow, concentrated walking while focusing on in- and out-breaths allows for a unique opportunity to be in the present. There is no need to arrive somewhere—each step is the arrival to concentration, joy, insight, and the momentary enlightenment of aliveness. When your foot touches the Earth with awareness, you make yourself alive and the Earth real, and you forget for one minute the search...

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The 57 Bus
Score: 4.5
From 122 Ratings

The 57 Bus


by Dashka Slater
  • Release Date : 2017-10-17
  • Genre: General Nonfiction

One teenager in a skirt. One teenager with a lighter.One moment that changes both of their lives forever. If it weren’t for the 57 bus, Sasha and Richard never would have met. Both were high school students from Oakland, California, one of the most diverse cities in the country, but they inhabited different worlds. Sasha, a white teen, lived in the middle-class foothills and attended a small private school. Richard, a black teen, lived in the crime-plagued flatlands and attended a large public one. Each day, their paths overlapped for a mere eight minutes. But one afternoon on the bus ride home from school, a single rec...

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The Walt Longmire Mystery Series Boxed Set Volume 1-4
Score: 4.5
From 103 Ratings

The Walt Longmire Mystery Series Boxed Set Volume 1-4


by Craig Johnson
  • Release Date : 2013-01-22
  • Genre: Police Procedural

The perfect gift for Longmire fans: An e-book bundle of the first four mysteries in the bestselling Walt Longmire Mystery seriesWith the hit A&E television series Longmire capturing millions of viewers and Craig Johnson’s last two novels hitting the New York Times bestseller list in hardcover, Walt Longmire is a name on everyone’s lips and has earned his star.For fans of the show and newcomers to the novels, we now offer the first four books in the series in one e-book bundle, giving Longmire devotees a chance to catch up on the world of their favorite small-town sheriff before the second season of the show begins ...

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Hiroshima
Score: 4.5
From 95 Ratings

Hiroshima


by John Hersey
  • Release Date : 2017-05-17
  • Genre: Military

Hiroshima is a book by Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Hersey. It tells the stories of six survivors of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima, covering a period of time immediately prior to and one year after the atomic bomb was dropped on August 6, 1945. It was originally published in The New Yorker. Although the story was originally scheduled to be published over four issues, the entire edition of August 31, 1946 was dedicated to the article. The article and subsequent book are regarded as one of the earliest examples of the New Journalism, in which the story-telling techniques of fiction are adapted to non-fiction rep...

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First Aid Cases for the USMLE Step 2 CK, Second Edition

First Aid Cases for the USMLE Step 2 CK, Second Edition


by Tao Le & Elizabeth Eby Halvorson
  • Release Date : 2009-10-22
  • Genre: Medical

344 cases give you the edge you need to ace the USMLE Step 2 CK!This powerful casebook is packed with 344 exam-type clinical cases that teach you how to work through questions on the exam. Completedly updated based on student feedback, it includes active-recall questions and answers that reinforce key concepts. 344 high-yield cases--94 NEW!--written by students who aced the exam Cases emphasize board-relevant diseases and concepts Open-ended active recall questions and answers teach you to work through cases and reinformce must-know facts and concepts Two-column format for easy self-quizzing 100+ images, diagrams,...

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