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We Are the Ants
Score: 4.5
From 6 Ratings

We Are the Ants


by Shaun David Hutchinson
  • Release Date : 2017-05-16
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction

From the “author to watch” (Kirkus Reviews) of The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley comes an “equal parts sarcastic and profound” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) novel about a teenage boy who must decide whether or not the world is worth saving. Henry Denton has spent years being periodically abducted by aliens. Then the aliens give him an ultimatum: The world will end in 144 days, and all Henry has to do to stop it is push a big red button. Only he isn’t sure he wants to. After all, life hasn’t been great for Henry. His mom is a struggling waitress held together by a thin layer of cigarette smoke. His brother is...

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The Essential Gandhi
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

The Essential Gandhi


by Mahatma Gandhi
  • Release Date : 2012-02-15
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Mohandas K. Gandhi, called Mahatma (“great soul”), was the father of modern India, but his influence has spread well beyond the subcontinent and is as important today as it was in the first part of the twentieth century and during this nation’s own civil rights movement. Taken from Gandhi’s writings throughout his life, The Essential Gandhi introduces us to his thoughts on politics, spirituality, poverty, suffering, love, non-violence, civil disobedience, and his own life. The pieces collected here, with explanatory head notes by Gandhi biographer Louis Fischer, offer the clearest, most thorough portrait of one of ...

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Rogue Protocol

Rogue Protocol


by Martha Wells
  • Release Date : 2018-08-07
  • Genre: Fiction

Rogue Protocol is the third entry in Martha Wells's Hugo, Nebula, Alex, and Locus Award-winning, New York Times and USA Today bestselling series, The Murderbot Diaries. Starring a human-like android who keeps getting sucked back into adventure after adventure, though it just wants to be left alone, away from humanity and small talk. Who knew being a heartless killing machine would present so many moral dilemmas? Sci-fi’s favorite antisocial A.I. is back on a mission. The case against the too-big-to-fail GrayCris Corporation is floundering, and more importantly, authorities are beginning to ask more questions about where ...

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The Looming Tower
Score: 4.5
From 68 Ratings

The Looming Tower


by Lawrence Wright
  • Release Date : 2006-08-08
  • Genre: Political Science

This Pulitzer Prize winner is the basis for the upcoming Hulu series starring Peter Sarsgaard, Jeff Daniels, and Tahar Rahim. A gripping narrative that spans five decades, The Looming Tower explains in unprecedented detail the growth of Islamic fundamentalism, the rise of al-Qaeda, and the intelligence failures that culminated in the attacks on the World Trade Center. Lawrence Wright re-creates firsthand the transformation of Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri from incompetent and idealistic soldiers in Afghanistan to leaders of the most successful terrorist group in history. He follows FBI counterterrorism chief John O...

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The 21 Day Sugar Detox

The 21 Day Sugar Detox


by Diane Sanfilippo
  • Release Date : 2013-10-29
  • Genre: Health & Fitness

The 21-Day Sugar Detox is a clear-cut, effective, whole-foods-based nutrition action plan that will reset your body and your habits! Tens of thousands of people have already used this groundbreaking guide to shatter the vicious sugar stronghold. Now it's your turn! Use the easy-to-follow meal plans and more than 90 simple recipes in this book to bust a lifetime of sugar and carb cravings in just three weeks. Three levels of the program make it approachable for anyone, whether you're starting from scratch or from a gluten-free, grain-free, and/or Paleo/primal lifestyle. The 21-Day Sugar Detox even includes special modificat...

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Argumentation and Critical Decision Making

Argumentation and Critical Decision Making


by Richard D. Rieke
  • Release Date : 2013-03-18
  • Genre: Performing Arts

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. The first and most thoroughly developed audience-oriented argumentation text has been updated to its 8th edition: Argumentation and Critical Decision Making presents argumentation as a cooperative, communicative process. This text examines the general principles of argument in a rigorous yet readable manner and then applies those principles to different spheres of life – law, science, religion, business, government, and politics – to explore how conventions of argum...

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Learning   Behavior

Learning Behavior


by James E. Mazur
  • Release Date : 2016-11-10
  • Genre: Psychology

This book reviews how people and animals learn and how their behaviors are changed as a result of learning. It describes the most important principles, theories, controversies, and experiments that pertain to learning and behavior that are applicable to diverse species and different learning situations. Both classic studies and recent trends and developments are explored, providing a comprehensive survey of the field. Although the behavioral approach is emphasized, many cognitive theories are covered as well, along with a chapter on comparative cognition. Real-world examples and analogies make the concepts and theories mor...

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Five Minutes  Peace

Five Minutes Peace


by Jill Murphy
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Children's stories, English

Classic picture book. Mrs Large just wants a few minutes peace - but Lester, Laura & baby have other ideas. 3-6 yrs....

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The Namesake
Score: 4
From 121 Ratings

The Namesake


by Jhumpa Lahiri
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Fiction

An incisive portrait of the immigrant experience follows the Ganguli family from their traditional life in India through their arrival in Massachusetts in the late 1960s and their difficult melding into an American way of life, in a debut novel that spans three decades, two continents, and two generations. By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Interpreter of Maladies. Reprint....

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Calculus

Calculus


by Ross L. Finney
  • Release Date : 2015-01
  • Genre: Education

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