Category: Nonfiction

  • Spooked in Seattle: A Haunted Handbook by Ross Allison

    By Ross Allison

    Seattle is probably not as previous as a few might count on from a haunted urban. however it has lots of haunted websites and tales. Spooked in Seattle will lead readers on a trip via Seattle's neighborhoods and show the city's public destinations, historical past, and stories of odd encounters. when you like to enterprise off into corners looking for ghosts and the unknown, this publication will set readers forth within the correct direction.

    Spooked in Seattle good points greater than one hundred fifty haunted destinations, historical and modern images, best ten questions about ghosts, Seattle's most sensible ten so much haunted areas, position maps and addresses, Seattle historical past and haunted proof, Seattle cemeteries and tombstone symbols, and more.

    Spooked in Seattle provides many destinations in the course of the urban which are believed to be haunted, declare to have ghosts, or have gone through research. All of those tales are damaged down into sections in accordance with the city's neighborhoods with corresponding addresses to make discovering them more straightforward for the ghost lovers. Maps and images support carry to lifestyles the destinations, making the Seattle ghosthunting adventure effortless and relaxing.
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  • Cabin: Two Brothers, a Dream, and Five Acres in Maine by Lou Ureneck

    By Lou Ureneck

    encouraged by means of his From the floor Up ny Times web publication, a superbly written memoir approximately development and brotherhood.

    faced with the disappointments and knockdowns that may are available in center age-job loss, the demise of his mom, a wellbeing and fitness scare, a divorce-Lou Ureneck wanted a venture that might interact the higher a part of him and positioned him again in life's strong graces. City-bound for a decade, Lou made up our minds he had to construct an easy post-and-beam cabin within the woods. He acquired 5 acres within the hills of western Maine and requested his more youthful brother, Paul, to aid him.

    two decades prior the brothers had outfitted a home jointly. Now Lou observed operating with Paul that allows you to reconnect with their shared heritage and to rediscover his truest self. because the brothers-with assistance from Paul's sons-undertake the hard development, not anything turns out to move in line with plan. yet as they elevate the cabin, Ureneck eloquently finds his personal evolving insights into the richness and complexity of family members relationships, the therapeutic strength of nature, and the necessity to root oneself in a spot you can name domestic. With its exploration of the pride of creating and of actual hard work, Cabin also will entice readers of Robert Pirsig's Zen and the artwork of bike Maintenance, Matthew Crawford's Shop category as Soulcraft, and Tracy Kidder's House.
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  • The NeuroSoup Trip Guide by Krystle Cole

    By Krystle Cole

    The Neurosoup journey consultant via Krystle Cole includes chapters on
    Choosing the correct Hallucinogen;
    Set, environment, and education for a visit;
    Tips for Tripsitters;
    Aspects of the Entheogenic adventure;
    Working with tough reports;
    and References and advised Reading.

    About the Author
    Krystle Cole earned a Bachelor’s of built-in reports measure in Psychology and Substance Abuse Counseling from Washburn collage in 2009. presently, she is pursuing a Master’s of technology measure in Psychology with an emphasis in assessment, examine, and dimension with an anticipated commencement in September of 2012. That having been acknowledged, Krystle is maybe such a lot identified for the NeuroSoup site and making drug academic video clips on youTube. because the founding father of NeuroSoup, Krystle hopes to teach humans concerning the optimistic and hazards of all medications, whether or not they are criminal, to be had via prescription, or unlawful. additionally, Krystle strives to help in addicted individuals’ restoration by way of supplying on-line self support drug and alcohol rehab assets.
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  • Change Your Mind-And Keep the Change: Advanced NLP by Steve Andreas, Connirae Andreas

    By Steve Andreas, Connirae Andreas

    This complicated NLP booklet builds at the origin proven in center of the brain, by way of the Andreases, and utilizing Your Brain—for a metamorphosis, by way of Richard Bandler. awarded in "live seminar" structure, this booklet bargains wealthy details and particular examples of the way to paintings effectively in aiding humans swap. particular equipment are awarded for altering conduct, for congruently ultimately announcing "no" whilst that's applicable, taking away compulsions, development self-concept, changing into extra self-referenced and not more liable to others' critiques, usage of timelines and time frames for making plans and motivation, transferring the relative value of criteria/values, and masses more.

    Upload Notes
    Scanned reproduction. contains TOC.
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  • Anna's Story by Bronwyn Donaghy

    By Bronwyn Donaghy

    At 15 Anna wooden went to a celebration and took an ecstasy pill. 3 days later she used to be useless. A lifestyles destroyed. A relatives devastated. She used to be simply fifteen. She was once leaving university to begin the task of her desires. She used to be appealing, she had a loving kin and numerous associates. but on 21 October 1995, Anna wooden took an ecstasy pill at a dance occasion and died 3 days later. A lifestyles destroyed, a kinfolk devastated, a group in surprise. Bronwyn Donaghy interviewed pals, relatives and various pros which will write the tale of the situations surrounding Anna′s demise and of her family′s determination to aim and switch tragedy right into a optimistic strength for solid. it's a tale of our occasions, a narrative with strong resonances for Anna′s iteration and their mom and dad, for counsellors, medical professionals and academics, for an individual who values the sanctity of lifestyles. three i've got taken every kind of gear, not likely realizing what they have been and why I did it. Then i discovered this publication. I vowed by no means to take medications back yet it′s only a disgrace it took the lifetime of a stunning, gifted lady to make me comprehend how risky it was.′ BC, elderly 17, New South Wales i have not attempted illicit medications and even though i used to be curious to take action ... the data supplied during this booklet has scared me clear of that forever.′ LO, elderly sixteen, Western Australia ҵre, I′ve had ma and pa supply me lectures approximately now not doping up and stuff however it didn′t particularly have an effect on me till I learn Anna′s tale and realised what they do to boring humans similar to me.′ AE, elderly 15, Queensland
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  • From the Forest: A Search for the Hidden Roots of Our by Sara Maitland

    By Sara Maitland

    Fairy stories are one in all our earliest cultural kinds, and forests one among our so much historical landscapes. either evoke comparable sensations: every now and then they're appealing and magical, at others spooky and occasionally scary. Maitland argues that the terrain of those fairy stories are in detail hooked up to the mysterious secrets and techniques and silences, presents and perils.

    With every one bankruptcy concentrating on a distinct tale and a distinct wooded area stopover at, Maitland deals a fancy historical past of forests and the way they form the topics of fairy stories we all know top. She bargains a different research of recognized tales together with Rapunzel, Hansel and Gretal, Snow White, Little pink driving Hood, Rumplestiltskin, and Sleeping Beauty. Maitland makes use of fairy stories to discover how nature itself informs our mind's eye, and she or he publications the reader on a chain of walks via northern Europe’s top forests to discover either the ecological background of forests and the roots of fairy stories. as well as the twelve glossy re-tellings of those conventional fairy stories, she contains attractive panorama photos taken through her son as he joined her on those lengthy walks.

    Beautifully written and impeccably researched, Maitland has infused new lifestyles into stories we’ve regularly suggestion we’ve identified.
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  • Firm Commitment: Why the corporation is failing us and how by Colin Mayer

    By Colin Mayer

    The company is without doubt one of the most vital and noteworthy associations on this planet, affecting we all all of the time-feeding us, wonderful us, utilising us. yet firms also are the reason for massive pain, tools of poverty, pollutants, and fiscal main issue. And those difficulties are at the bring up. Colin Mayer, exclusive monetary economist, former Dean and now Professor of administration stories on the Saïd enterprise college at Oxford college, indicates why this is often occurring and what we will be able to do to revive belief in corporations

    What we'd like, he contends, are agencies whose values all of us price, for which we're proud to paintings, from which we're convinced to buy, and within which we will count on a good go back on our investments. we'd like shareholders who relish that there are obligations in addition to rewards for being vendors and who're dedicated to selling the pursuits of the company, not only their very own. And we'd like organisations to specify their values and ideas sincerely and accurately, and to set up forums of administrators charged with upholding these values effectively.

    Using examples and tales from heritage and round the sleek global, Mayer illuminates the basic parts that outline a company and are the resource of its difficulties - possession, governance, responsibility, and belief - and units out an formidable schedule for switch. He demanding situations governments, businesses, shareholders and shoppers to transform the company right into a twenty-first century association that we will belief to advertise the pursuits of economies and societies worldwide.
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  • Bang Poland: How To Make Love With Polish Girls In Poland by Roosh V

    By Roosh V

    Bang Poland is a shuttle consultant that teaches you the way to make love with Polish girls whereas in Poland with no need to visit strip golf equipment or pay for escorts. 
    Here's what you'll locate inside... * How lengthy you have to plan on staying in Poland to get the easiest of what it has to offer
    * the easiest assets for learning the Polish language
    * A breakdown of the easiest Polish urban to go to for buying your Polish flag (hint: it's now not Krakow)
    * the kind of accommodations and fabrics you'll have to maximize your likelihood of having one-night stands
    * how one can stopover at Poland at the cheap
    Most of the ebook is devoted to the ladies. You'll read... * an in depth description of a Polish girl's physique the place I tackle the stereotype of them having significant breasts
    * The eleven optimistic characteristics of a Polish girl's character that makes her a most sensible competitor for world's top woman
    * a close breakdown of the 3 sorts of Polish girls
    * what number methods you'll most probably need to do with a view to make like to a Polish girl
    * the kind of men that Polish ladies are keen about, and the way you'll do much better should you can pull off their look
    * the only caliber that Polish women wish specifically others, and the one who turns them off
    The publication teaches you the way to choose up women in the course of the day or evening. You'll learn...* My favourite opener to take advantage of on Polish girls
    * an in depth breakdown on how one can decide up through the day, together with starting technique, dialog assistance, pitfalls to prevent, and the way to top resolution their universal questions about your visit
    * My approach to getting one-night stands in a rustic the place one-night stands aren't universal (I describe what kind of venue to hit, while to head out, find out how to procedure, the right way to preserve a talk, strikes to assist increase the interplay to a kiss, and 4 surgical workouts that unlock a Polish girl's internal intercourse demon)
    * What to do while a Polish man unavoidably attempts to cockblock you 
    * tips to date a Polish woman in the event you don't get the short bang
    * How you'll be perceived in line with your race
    I wrap the publication up with tales and logistical details. You'll read... * A pathetic description of Polish man online game that are meant to make you're feeling greater approximately your own
    * five brief tales that supply extra perception and data to shine tradition, together with fascinating examples of constructing love with Polish women
    * unique urban publications on Poznan, Gdansk, Sopot, Wroclaw, and Krakow, the place I describe the easiest day and evening spots for assembly Polish women
    The 93-page publication is prepared into 5 chapters...<ol>* Welcome To Poland: state historical past and logistics
    * Girls: How they give the impression of being and act
    * Game: easy methods to decide them up and sleep with them
    * Stories: 5 brief tales from my time in Poland
    * City Guides: info on 5 renowned cities
    </ol>Bang Poland goals to be a must-read advisor for any Western guy who desires to make candy love with Polish ladies whereas traveling magnificent Poland.
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  • The 2013 Baby Names Almanac by Emily Larson

    By Emily Larson

    The most well liked child Names traits, Lists and Forecast

    An rapid image of the way the realm at the present time is shaping the identify you'll opt for on your baby the following day, The 2013 child Names Almanac is packed with details and developments, plus hundreds of thousands of names to browse. Here's a sneak top on the principles, forecasts, predictions and recommendations you'll find:

    •Why a few names are much more renowned than you're thinking that (Adalyn, Devin)
    •The state of the art names at the upward push (Nylah, Archer) and the super-hot names cooling speedy (Brisa, Brett)
    •The crossover popular culture names that might be relocating to the cribs of the next day (Blue, Brantley)
    •Just what percentage Sophias and Jacobs are out there
    •Look at no matter if renowned unisex names like Kendall or Dakota are used extra for boys or girls
    •The most well liked names on your state
    •The finishing to a girl's identify that makes it super-hot, and the single letter that's the entire rage for boys

    Packed with easy-to-read charts, graphs, and maps, this booklet is a display shot of the area this day. It's full of principles on what's hip and sizzling and the way you could take the rage and switch it right into a identify you love.
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  • Autodesk Maya 2014 Essentials: Autodesk Official Press by Paul Naas

    By Paul Naas

    The optimum publication on getting begun with Maya 2014
    Whether you're simply starting, or migrating from one other 3D software, this step by step advisor is what you must get an excellent operating wisdom of Autodesk Maya 2014. superbly illustrated with full-color examples and screenshots, Autodesk Maya 2014 necessities explains the fundamentals of Maya in addition to modeling, texturing, animating, atmosphere a scene, and developing visible results. You'll take in very important thoughts and strategies, and methods to optimistically use Maya instruments the way in which execs do.
    Each bankruptcy contains enjoyable and tough hands-on tasks, which you could do as you cross utilizing the downloadable records from the book's web site. They contain beginning and finishing documents, so that you can examine your effects to how execs do the initiatives. This information-packed Autodesk reliable Press e-book additionally is helping you arrange for the Autodesk Maya 2014 certification tests. • is helping rookies and people migrating from different 3D animation and results courses wake up and operating on Autodesk Maya 2014• good points step by step tutorials, hands-on workouts with downloadable documents, and four-color examples and screenshots• Covers modeling, texturing, animating, visible results, lights, compositing, atmosphere a scene, and more• Written through an Autodesk approved writer and is an Autodesk professional Press • Autodesk Maya is the industry-leading 3D animation and results software program utilized in videos, video games, cartoons, brief motion pictures, ads, and different animation
    Get firsthand adventure with Maya 2014, in addition to an preliminary commence on getting ready for the Autodesk Maya 2014 qualified expert examination, with Autodesk Maya 2014 Essentials.
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