Strong Hearts Are Mandatory

Author: Teelia Pelletier
Publisher: Phia Studios
ISBN: 0998851302
Size: 12.15 MB
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Strong Hearts Are Mandatory is a series centering in an animal-dominated land known as Media. All of the land's residents are gifted with intelligence, and a few even with the forbidden practice of magic. Within the contents of Heart of Glass, we follow the perspective of the main hero, a little noble cat known as the Radio Star. Radio is chosen to collect the fragments of a crystal heart left by a mysterious spider monkey only known as the Jester. She is accompanied by two companions, Pictures and Video, joining her in finding the shards scattered across all of Central Media in their occupations of surveillance and courier work, respectively. The opportunity to find the fragments of this broken heart is Radio's first chance to venture out into the world that she's only ever been able to listen to from the safety of her windowsill, and she's going to make every heartbeat count. She's just left to hope that Video and Pictures feel this opportunity is as beneficial for them, as it is to her.

Heart Of Glass Fiberglass Boats And The Men Who Built Them

Author: Daniel Spurr
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071798921
Size: 18.90 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The fascinating story of fiberglass boats and the mavericks who dreamed them. Nine out of ten sailors today own sturdy, often beautiful fiberglass craft. Fiberglass brought boating to the non-rich, but the history of that revolution has never been told. Daniel Spurr rectifies this omission with his highly readable and affectionate account of the fiberglass boat, from its earliest incarnation in World War II to the present day. In the early days, when shoestring genius was unfettered by industrial efficiency, there were boats with tailfins, boats baked in ovens, and boats designed to be dropped from planes. The voyage from those first ugly ducklings to the graceful boats of the 1990s makes a riveting adventure of triumph and ruin. Along the way, Spurr profiles landmark designs that now set the standards in the used-boat market, and he portrays the revolution in human terms, introducing us to the vivid personalities who invented--often in their garages and rarely at a profit--the world of boating we know today.

Throne Of Glass

Author: Sarah J. Maas
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9781408832349
Size: 19.82 MB
Format: PDF
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Meet Celaena Sardothien. Beautiful. Deadly. Destined for greatness. In the dark, filthy salt mines of Endovier, an eighteen-year-old girl is serving a life sentence. She is a trained assassin, the best of her kind, but she made a fatal mistake. She got caught. Young Captain Westfall offers her a deal: her freedom in return for one huge sacrifice. Celaena must represent the prince in a to-the-death tournament - fighting the most gifted thieves and assassins in the land. Live or die, Celaena will be free. Win or lose, she is about to discover her true destiny. But will her assassin's heart be melted?

The Strategy Mindset

Author: Chuck Bamford
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1505443059
Size: 18.70 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Some say business strategy is 50 percent art and 50 percent science. The truth is probably closer to 65 percent art and 35 percent science, but the science of strategy remains critical. While art must be developed from within, science can be taught-and it forms the foundation of any business strategy. In The Strategy Mindset, strategy consultant, author, and internationally renowned speaker Dr. Chuck Bamford provides a simple yet practical guide to creating corporate strategy using well researched and battle-tested approaches. This is not a cumbersome textbook filled with academic language. Nor is it a reworking of popular strategy ideas that are uselss in practice.Instead, The Strategy Mindset provides actionable applications of strategic thinking tailored to the realities of business. Dr. Bamford has refined this approach to make it a practical and efficient model for the design and implementation of strategy. Although mastery of these approaches takes time, a motivated management team can effectively implement them and see a profound impact on their company. Practice the art of strategy...but master the science first.

Girl Under Glass

Author: Monica Enderle Pierce
ISBN: 098597611X
Size: 10.73 MB
Format: PDF
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Adult post-apocalyptic science fiction with romantic elements 2012 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Semi-finalist Amazon Top 20 Bestseller: Science Fiction/Genetic Engineering Amazon Top 100 Bestseller: Science Fiction/Space Opera Amazon Top 100 Bestseller: Science Fiction/Dystopian & Post-Apocalyptic Amazon Top 100 Bestseller: Romance/Science Fiction ..".a compellingly bumpy ride of a love story...." -- Publishers Weekly* Reviewer, ABNA Semi-finals What do you do when you're trapped between death and the devil? To protect her young daughter from a madman and a tyrant, Rachel Pryne must trust an enemy -- one of the alien warriors who conquered Earth. It is 2032, the Ohnenrai -- Earth's humanoid alien conquerors -- orbit the planet and Terran reproduction is failing. Rachel, a trained medic, is struggling to protect her seven-year-old daughter, Pearl, from the sexual predation of their penal colony's leader. Having fathered the girl by rape, he now intends to take her on her eighth birthday, only six weeks away. Then Rachel finds her unlikely champion -- an injured Ohnenrai soldier who appears in her yard one stormy evening. She knows she may be choosing death over the devil in trusting this warrior, but she doesn't know that her trust, and her DNA, will make her one of the most important and endangered people to ever set foot aboard an Ohnenrai starship. Equal parts science fiction, suspense, and romance, Girl Under Glass moves from a post-apocalyptic wilderness in the American Pacific Northwest to a high-tech world aboard an alien starship furnished with all the stolen comforts of Earth. Readers meet Rachel Pryne, whose parents' lifelong and life-ending connection to the Ohnenrai has set her upon a path she never wanted to travel. And they're introduced to Ehtishem, an Ohnenrai soldier who exists to save his dying people, but who faces enemies from within and without his own military. The only possible solution to the Ohnenrai's extinction lies within Rachel, but all she wants to do is protect her daughter and see Earth's alien conquerors go straight to hell. This book contains adult themes and strong language. *Publishers Weekly is an independent organization unassociated with Amazon and Penguin Group (USA). This review was based on a draft version of this manuscript and not the final published manuscript.

Escaping Home

Author: A. American
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780698151895
Size: 10.64 MB
Format: PDF
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Book 3 of The Survivalist Series When society ceases to exist, who can you trust? After the collapse of the nation’s power grid, America is under martial law—and safety is an illusion. As violence erupts around him, Morgan Carter faces one of his most difficult decisions yet: whether to stay and defend his home, or move to a more isolated area, away from the prying eyes of the government. He and his family are hesitant to leave their beloved Lake County, but with increasingly suspicious activities happening in a nearby refugee camp, all signs point towards defecting. Morgan and his friends aren't going to leave without a fight, though—and they'll do anything to protect their freedoms. From the author of the hit survivalist novels Going Home and Surviving Home, Escaping Home describes the struggle to live in a world with no rules, and how, sometimes, the strength of family is the only thing that can pull you through.