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Author : Amanda Shelley
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Falling head over heels was the last thing I expected. Literally. Coffee is everywhere - and more than my ego is bruised. When the handsome stranger I plowed into calls me by name, mortification sinks in. He rushes off to class. I run home to change, hoping to forget the whole incident. If only I could be so lucky. I quickly find it’s a small world and Gavin Wallace is completely unavoidable. Everywhere I turn he’s there. In my classes. Hanging with my friends. I’ve got his full attention and I have to admit, I like it a lot more than I should. College Romance, Sweet Romance, Clean Romance,

Fictions of Legibility

Author : Gabriela Stoicea
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Gabriela Stoicea examines how the incidence and role of physical descriptions in German novels changed between 1771 and 1929 in response to developments in the study of the human face and body. As well as engaging the tools and methods of literary analysis, the study uses a cultural studies approach to offer a constellation of ideas and polemics surrounding the readability of the human body. By including discussions from the medical sciences, epistemology, and aesthetics, the book draws out the multi-faceted permutations of corporeal legibility, as well as its relevance for the development of the novel and for facilitating inter-disciplinary dialogue.

The Balfour Legacy Mia s Scandal Kat s Pride Emily s Innocence Sophie s Seduction Zoe s Lesson Annie s Secret Bella s Disgrace Olivia s Awakening The Balfour Legacy

Author : Michelle Reid
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Absolute scandal has rocked the core of the infamous Balfour family. The glittering, gorgeous daughters are in disgrace. . .

Seduced By Gorgonzola Reflections of a Reluctant Restaurateur

Author : Donna Tiernan Mahoney
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Donna Tiernan Mahoney, a third-generation family member of Manero’s Restaurant, shares her family’s life story in this memoir with all the essential ingredients of a fully satisfying read. You might, however, get hungry as you read about anniversaries, celebrations, and dining experiences that her family has celebrated over eighty years from New England to Florida to North Carolina and many places in between. You’ll come to appreciate the relationships the family has built around the dinner table, their loyalty, trust, humor, faith—and of course—their love of Gorgonzola cheese, which may or may not have as illustrious a history as their own family story. Of course, every family of restaurateurs needs some secret ingredients, and this family doesn’t rely solely on Gorgonzola cheese: They carefully apply garlic, faith, and lots of love to their dishes.

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Author : Joan Forder
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After surviving a childhood of poverty and abuse, scientist Patricia Rose is finally ready to thrive. Her first novel, Surviving a Cult Family, is a huge success and is changing people's lives but her estranged siblings are less than thrilled and have banded together to sue her for libel. During the twists and turns of this fast paced thriller, Patricia's brother Eddie's violent behavior escalates, and she discovers many of the horrors in her book were not as fictional as she once believed. After a lifetime of being told, "Don't tell," "Don't try," and "Don't thrive," can Patricia find the strength to set herself free? In Don't, the first book of the Thrivor series, Joan Forder takes readers on a thrilling exploration of uncovered secrets, cruelty, manipulation, and how survivors of the same abuse end up in such very different places.

The Treasure Key

Author : Shannon L. Brown
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They must unlock the mystery—before time runs out. Unwrapping a puzzling package and finding a clue launches twelve-year-old cousins Sophie and Jessica into the dangers of The Treasure Key. They're soon racing against time—and bad guys— to find long-lost treasure. Will they be the first to discover its hiding place? The Treasure Key is the second book in the fun and fast-paced mystery series for kids. Buy The Treasure Key and begin your search today.

Epidemics and Pandemics From Ancient Plagues to Modern Day Threats 2 volumes

Author : Joseph P. Byrne
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Beyond their impact on public health, epidemics shape and are shaped by political, economic, and social forces. This book examines this connection, exploring key topics in the study of disease outbreaks and delving deep into specific historical and contemporary examples. From the Black Death that ravaged Europe in the 14th century to the influenza pandemic following World War I to the novel strain of coronavirus that made "social distancing" the new normal, wide-scale disease outbreaks have played an important role throughout human history. In addition to the toll they take on human lives, epidemics have spurred medical innovations, toppled governments, crippled economies, and led to cultural revolutions. Epidemics and Pandemics: From Ancient Plagues to Modern-Day Threats provides readers with a holistic view of the terrifying—and fascinating—topic of epidemics and pandemics. In Volume 1, readers will discover what an epidemic is, how it emerges and spreads, what diseases are most likely to become epidemics, and how disease outbreaks are tracked, prevented, and combated. They will learn about the impacts of such modern factors as global air travel and antibiotic resistance, as well as the roles played by public health agencies and the media. Volume 2 offers detailed case studies that explore the course and lasting significance of individual epidemics and pandemics throughout history. Examines the topic from a number of angles, offering readers a holistic view of how epidemics and pandemics have affected and continue to affect the world Explains the science behind the emergence and spread of disease in easy-to-understand, jargon-free language Considers issues relevant to today's readers, including the impact of the anti-vaccination movement, climate change, global travel, and antibiotic resistance Offers a detailed look at the most famous examples of epidemics and pandemics throughout history, using a standardized format that makes finding information quick and easy

Women in Beckett

Author : Linda Ben-Zvi
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Twelve actresses from seven countries are interviewed about their experience of performing in plays by Samuel Beckett, including their physical and psychological preparation. An additional 19 essays explore critical themes relating to the plays as fiction, as fiction becoming drama, and as drama on stage, radio, and television. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Paradise Crime Thrillers Books 4 6

Author : Toby Neal
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Paradise can’t contain a woman out for justice. Sophie Ang has escaped a dark past to right wrongs as a crime fighter, and she won’t let anything stand in her way. Grab this second box set in an award-winning series, and dive into paradise with Sophie Ang as she navigates thrillers with “more twists than a bag of eels!” WIRED DARK: Tech security specialist Sophie Ang returns to Maui, working alongside dynamic partner Jake Dunn to solve a series of bizarre and escalating threats against a rocker with a beach mansion. But soon, catching a crazed stalker becomes the least of Sophie’s problems. A deadly enemy is hell-bent to take her down, along with anyone she cares about. WIRED DAWN: Sophie Ang goes “off the grid” into the remote valley of Kalalau on Kaua`i, where she stumbles across the disappearance of a young boy. As she races against time to save him, uncovering ugly secrets hidden in the heart of the jungle, the events she tried to flee on Oahu gather momentum. Special Agent Marcella Scott wades in to deal with what a cyber vigilante left behind, trying to clear her friend from a murder charge. WIRED JUSTICE: Sophie Ang’s lovable dog Ginger has a nose for murder and leads her tech sleuth mistress through perilous lava fields on the Big Island to a terrible discovery. Sophie is plunged into a new investigation with dynamic partner, Jake Dunn, searching for a missing young woman who is just one of many. Sparks fly between the two as they dig into layers of deception and darkness, rousing the attention of true evil. “Toby Neal’s prose is often effortless and elegant...persistently riveting.” Kirkus Reviews

Wired Dawn

Author : Toby Neal
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