A High Mortality of Doves
By Kate Ellis
1919. The Derbyshire village of Wenfield is still reeling from four terrible years of war, and now, just when the village is coming to terms with the loss of so many of its sons, the brutal murder of a young girl shatters its hard-won tranquillity.Myrtle Bligh is found stabbed and left in woodland, her mouth slit to accommodate a dead dove, a bird of peace. During the war Myrtle worked as a volunteer nurse with Flora Winsmore, the local doctor's daughter, caring for badly wounded soldiers at the nearby big house, Tarnhey Court.When two more women are found murdered in identical circumstances, Inspector Albert Lincoln is sent up from London, a man not only wounded in war but damaged in peace by the death of his young son and his cold, loveless marriage. Once in Wenfield, Albert begins to investigate the three recent murders and the Cartwright family of Tarnhey Court and their staff fall under suspicion as their hidden lives and secrets are uncovered. With rumours of a ghostly soldier with a painted face being spotted near the scene of the murders, the village is thrown into a state of panic - and with the killer still on the loose, who will be the next to die at the hands of this vicious angel of death?
Heal Your Pain Now
By Joe Tatta
In Heal Your Pain Now, Dr. Joe Tatta teaches you how to regain control of your life by breaking the cycle of persistent pain. Following Dr. Tatta's program, you learn the role of the brain in pain--and how to use your brain to STOP your pain; how nutrition can eliminate the inflammation in your body, which is exacerbating your pain; and how to overcome Sedentary Syndrome and choose the best movement strategy. Dr. Tatta provides quizzes, self-assessments, meal plans, shopping lists, recipes, and exercises to support you throughout the program. If you struggle with chronic pain from an injury, autoimmune disease, or musculoskeletal pain--or are overweight and have tried everything without success--Heal Your Pain Now provides natural solutions to finally eliminate your pain and return to an active, healthy, and fulfilling life.
How To Be A Hepburn In A Kardashian World
By Jordan Christy
Since HOW TO BE A HEPBURN IN A HILTON WORLD was published in 2009, a lot in our world has changed. A new crop of celebutantes are seizing the spotlight--Paris Hilton (remember her?) has been replaced by the Kardashian sisters. But what hasn't changed is the wisdom of considering others, being gracious, and behaving in a way that people respect. In this new and fully updated edition of Jordan Christy's modern classic book on etiquette, Jordan addresses the concerns of a whole new generation of late-teen and twenty-something women. In new chapters she'll give advice on how to navigate the pitfalls of social media and explore how to develop self-acceptance and self-confidence. She'll also address the number one question she receives at her many speaking engagements at high schools, colleges, and sororities--How to land an internship and your first job in today's competitive market.Like the big sister you wish you had, Jordan provides sage advice in a way that's both understanding and fun, so readers will be loving a life of style, class in grace in no time!
How to Kill a City
By Peter Moskowitz, Peter Moskowitz
While the mainstream media publishes style pieces about mustached hipsters brewing craft beers in warehouses in Brooklyn, global businessmen are remaking entire cities. While new coffee shops open for business in previously affordable neighborhoods, residents ignore the multi-million-dollar tax giveaways that have enabled real estate developers to build skyscrapers on top of brownstones.As journalist Peter Moskowitz shows in How to Kill a City, gentrification is not a fad or a trend. Hipsters and yuppies have more buying power than the neighbors they often displace, but individual actors cannot control housing markets and remake cities on their own. Nor can gentrification be fully explained by developers either: while they might have similar interests, the part-time house flipper who owns five houses in New Orleans and the condo owner in Detroit do not coordinate policy with each other. There's a losing side and a winning side in gentrification, but both sides are playing the same game--they are not its designers.How to Kill a City uncovers the massive, systemic, capitalist forces that push poor people out of cities and lure the young "creative class." Gentrification, Moskowitz argues, is the logical consequence of racist, historic housing policies and the inevitable result of a neoliberalized economy: with little federal funding for housing, transportation, or anything else, American cities are now forced to rely completely on their tax base to fund basic services, and the richer a city's tax base, the easier those services are to fund.Moskowitz explores the changing landscapes of four cities--New Orleans, Detroit, San Francisco, and New York--and captures the lives that have been altered by gentrification. He also identifies the policies and policymakers who paved the way for the remaking of these cities. When we think of gentrification of some mysterious, inevitable process, we accept its consequences: the displacement of countless thousands of families, the destruction of cultures, the decreased affordability of life for everyone. How to Kill a City serves as a counterweight to hopelessness about the future of urban America that enables readers to see cities are shaped by powerful interests, and that if we identify those interests, we can begin to control them.
Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists, 8th Edition
By John D. Preston, John O'Neal, Mary Talaga
The Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists is the go-to resource for mental health clinicians looking for clear, reliable information about the treatment of mental health issues. Organized by disorder and, within each disorder, by medication, this book is designed to familiarize clinicians and students with the basic terminology and models of pharmacokinetics.This fully revised and updated eighth edition provides essential information on new medications and treatment options and includes the latest research on side effects, contraindications, and efficacy of all major medications prescribed for mental health disorders. The book also features an important new chapter on the effects of withdrawing from psychopharmacological medications.This handbook makes it simple to: get the facts about drug interactions and side effects; find out how medications affect adults, children, and adolescents differently; learn how different cultures view medical treatment, vital information for anyone who treats clients from a variety of backgrounds; and discontinue medication safely when needed.This essential guide to psychopharmacology has been adopted as a textbook at universities nationwide and is an important resource for every therapist's library.
By Jennifer Brown
5 months ago Valerie Leftman's boyfriend opened fire on their school cafeteria, killing five students and one teacher before turning the gun on himself. Valerie, who was shot trying to stop him, is initially implicated in the shootings because of the hate list she helped create. The hate list her boyfriend used to pick his targets.As Valerie integrates back into school, more of an outsider than she ever thought she was before, she is forced to confront her feelings of guilt and loneliness. Exploring the gray area between hero and villain, she navigates the rocky relationships with her family, her former friends, with the memory of the boyfriend she still loves, and with the girl whose life she saved five months ago. As she moves toward graduation and the year anniversary of the shooting, Valerie must come to grips with the tragedy that took place and her role in it all in order to make amends and move on with her life.
By Harlow Giles Unger
In a critical and little-known chapter of early American history, a fearless young Kentucky lawyer threw open the doors of Congress during the nation's formative years and prevented dissolution of the infant American republic.The only freshman congressman ever elected Speaker of the House, Henry Clay brought an arsenal of rhetorical weapons to subdue feuding members of the House of Representatives and established the Speaker as the most powerful elected official after the President. During fifty years in public service-as congressman, senator, secretary of state, and four-time presidential candidate-Clay constantly battled to save the Union, summoning uncanny negotiating skills to force bitter foes from North and South to compromise on slavery and forego secession. His famous "Missouri Compromise" and four other compromises thwarted civil war "by a power and influence," Lincoln said, "which belonged to no other statesman of his age and times."Explosive, revealing, and richly illustrated, Henry Clay is the story of one of the most courageous -and powerful - political leaders in American history.
Higher, Steeper, Faster
By Lawrence Goldstone
Discover the daring aviation pioneers who made the dream of powered flight a reality, forever changing the course of history.Aviator Lincoln Beachey broke countless records: he looped-the-loop, flew upside down and in corkscrews, and was the first to pull his aircraft out of what was a typically fatal tailspin. As Beachey and other aviators took to the skies in death-defying acts in the early twentieth century, these innovative daredevils not only wowed crowds, but also redefined the frontiers of powered flight.Higher, Steeper, Faster takes readers inside the world of the brave men and women who popularized flying through their deadly stunts and paved the way for modern aviation. With heart-stopping accounts of the action-packed race to conquer the skies, plus photographs and fascinating archival documents, this book will exhilarate readers as they fly through the pages.
The Happy Birth Book
By Beverley Turner, Pam Wild
'If you're having a baby this is a MUST READ. Get the birth you want whatever path you choose' Davina McCall'This is an amazing book. It should be read by everybody having a baby and anyone providing care around birth' Lesley Page, President of The Royal College of Midwives'A practical, no nonsense approach to ensuring you are fully prepared for the greatest adventure out there!' Bear Grylls'Beverley Turner is at the forefront of a new generation leading birth into the future . . . The Happy Birth Book is a must-have for every pregnant woman and every midwife' Professor Caroline Flint, midwife, NCT teacher and trustee, Past President of The Royal College of Midwives'The Happy Birth Book gives great medical, psychologial and social advice, which means you will be 110 per cent ready for the big day' Dr David BullPregnancy, birth and the early weeks of being a parent can be incredibly overwhelming. It's a very special time and should be a joyful and empowering experience. Yet the conflicting advice about pregnancy, labour and parenting can leave your head spinning - and make it highly unlikely you will get the birth you want. Until now.In The Happy Birth Book, Beverley Turner, with the help of midwife Pam Wild, lays out all the facts about pregnancy, birth and new parenthood. Covering everything from scans to stretch marks, hypnobirthing to pain relief, as well as specific advice for partners, The Happy Birth Book will be there for you every step of the way. Whether you're in the early months of pregnancy and are anxious about the whole process, or you're under pressure to make decisions about your upcoming labour, The Happy Birth Book cuts through all the mixed messages and urban myths surrounding birth to give you straightforward, evidence-based advice which will help you and your partner to choose the path to parenthood that is right for you.So what are you waiting for? Dive in - and start preparing for the happiest day of your life.
How Did This Happen?
By Mary D. Esselman
From Amy Schumer to Frances McDormand, women are talking about both the private and public indignities of age, but until now there's been no go-to book for women seeking irreverent, smart, funny guidance and companionship through experience.Readers who loved The Hell with Love will buy this book, seeking inspiration that's honest, wise, and accessible, fun but never dumbed down. With HOW DID THIS HAPPEN? Mary and Elizabeth are targeting women drawn to Amy Schumer's brilliant feminism, Lena Dunham's unapologetic frankness, and Lily Tomlin's deadpan cool. They are marketing an attitude towards aging, a female point of view that celebrates the Tina Fey/Amy Poehler/Melissa McCarthy approach. The book faces aging head-on, with smarts, irony and humor.
Horimiya, Vol. 7
By HERO, Daisuke Hagiwara
The unbelievably attractive Akane Yanagi takes the stage...and maybe the lead from Miyamura?! The high school lives of the usual Kiri High suspects grow even livelier, as Hori abruptly starts demanding violence from Miyamura, the student council trio gets unusually flustered, and the sports festival arrives!
By April Hunt
After returning to Pennsylvania from post tsunami-ridden Thailand, registered nurse Elle Monroe did not expect to have her one-night stand show up on her clinic's back steps. And even worse, Trey claims she's in danger from a guerilla group that's creating havoc over the countryside.On the run on the Appalachian Trail with the woman he never stopped thinking about, Alpha Security Operative and former Delta Team member, Trey Hanson, starts to realize that Elle is the woman meant to change his life...but she's holding back, scared to open herself to the idea of a future she doesn't think can ever happen.When Elle and Trey's location is compromised by an enemy from his past, they have no choice but to fight. Fight against a senator's hired guns. Fight against the wilds of Appalachia. And fight for the lives and the love that they both deserve...
The Highland Duke
By Amy Jarecki
Lord George Gordon has much at risk and more to hide. Riding into battle with his cousin earned him a musket ball in his thigh and a price on his head. Now, he has no choice but to trust the healer who finds him.Akira Ayres knows the wounded, mysterious Highlander is a Jacobite, but she cannot let him die. When they're discovered by a murderous captain, they have no choice but to flee and fight their way north to safety. But if he isn't careful, the rakish Duke of Gordon could lose his life-and his once-hard heart-along the way.
How To Make a Brilliant Best Man's Speech
By Phillip Khan-Panni
How to make a great, best man's speech - and a guide to being a great best man.In this book Phillip Khan-Panni uses his expertise as a champion professional speaker to help the best man with the terrifying prospect of writing and delivering The Speech.He guides you on the vital preparation of your speech and tells you how to use stories, jokes and quotations that will lift it well above the bare necessities. With the author`s help and his professional tips and techniques, you will be able to make a really entertaining and moving speech that will be remembered for a long time to come. You might even enjoy making it as much as the guests do hearing it!There are also checklists and further advice to help you organise the whole occasion so that the big day honours the groom and his bride and thoroughly impresses their friends and relations
How To Raise a Boring Girlfriend, Vol. 5
By Takeshi Moriki, Fumiaki Maruto, Kurehito Misaki
Utaha's scenario for Tomoya's game is finally complete! Since such an achievement is cause for celebration, Tomoya joins his senpai for a shopping date. But what awaits him isn't fitting rooms and food courts. Instead, Utaha drops a bombshell on him--"I want you to choose, Rinri-kun...which do you like better?" What could she possibly mean?! And the shocks don't stop there! When the devious Iori confronts the team with a declaration of war, Tomoya learns that someone he cares about is working for the enemy?!
Handa-Kun, Vol. 5
By Satsuki Yoshino
The class trip has begun, but now it's not just his own classmates Handa needs to worry about... When a rival school ends up going along for the ride, isn't it a given that Handa-kun's going to run afoul of a whole new set of kids??The Handa Army have met their nemesee...nemenisee...neemessss--their rivals! There is no way they will allow their beloved Handa to be diminished by the white shirts!! Meanwhile, poor Handa-kun is trying REALLY hard just to fit in...
He's My Only Vampire, Vol. 10
By Aya Shouoto
Born together and locked in endless struggle...that leaves us but one fate...Envy, the final Stigma appears at last...on Kana! To protect her, Aki resolves to battle Eriya in earnest and sets out for Tsubakiin Manor. The tale of the love and blood red bonds shared by the beautiful vampire twins and their thrall comes to a thrilling conclusion!
The Honor Student at Magic High School, Vol. 6
By Tsutomu Sato, Yu Mori
With Shizuku's victory, First High is off to a great start in the Nine School Competition! But the students at Third High aren't going to take it lying down-Airi Isshiki is participating in Cloud Ball and ready to win! Who will win the Nine School Competition, where magic and athleticism meet?
By Sara Richardson
Lance has always put his family first. After his brothers left town, he took over running their bull ranch in Topaz Falls, Colorado. Following in their father's footsteps, Lance became a legendary bull rider. But the sport has taken a toll on him. Lance knows his career is coming to an end -- and he wants to go out on top. With the world finals weeks away, he's devoting all his time and energy to training. So when his ailing father requires more help than Lance can give him, he's forced to strike a deal with the local--not to mention sexy--veterinarian.Jessa Mae Love agrees to helps look after his father for a couple weeks and he'll provide her with the money she needs to save her animal rescue. It's the perfect solution to her woes but when sparks start to fly, Jessa finds it hard to keep her feelings for Lance strictly professional - especially when she moves to the ranch. As their feelings grow deeper, Jessa knows she wants more than just a business arrangement - but she's terrified of his lifestyle and the thought of losing him. Now Jessa must decide if being with Lance is worth the risk of losing it all in one heartbreaking instant...
Helping Your Anxious Teen
By Sheila Achar Josephs
The teen years are a time of remarkable change, and teens who struggle with stress and anxiety can have an especially difficult time. Furthermore, as a parent, you may be so worried and frustrated yourself that your efforts to help your teen cope with anxiety may end up backfiring and make the situation even worse. Wouldn't it help if there was a guide on what to do, and what not to do, to help your anxious teen?This powerful book, based on cutting-edge research and cognitive behavioral strategies, will help you develop the know-how to effectively manage teen anxiety. You'll learn the best ways to support your teen in overcoming problematic thinking and fears, discover how your reactions can unwittingly fuel your teen's worries, and explore how life changes influence your teen's anxiety, as well as how to manage anxiety-related physical and psychological distress.Understanding your teen's anxiety, how it impacts you and the rest of the family, and how your own responses can influence it are key to learning how to help your teen manage anxious thoughts and feelings and succeed in life. With Helping Your Anxious Teen, you'll have a wealth of research-backed strategies to lead you in being an effective anxiety coach for your teen.