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Redhook

The Questionable Behavior of Dahlia Moss

Max Wirestone
Authors:
Max Wirestone

Veronica Mars meets the World of Warcraft in this mystery romp with a hilarious heroine.Working for a games development company is my dream job. So, when a slightly sketchy lawyer offered me the opportunity, I had to take it! Who cares that the company has some quirks? No job is perfect. Some questionable, but probably totally normal issues:* A mysterious whistle-blower is posting the industry's dirty laundry on Reddit.* An unidentified corpse is in the staff room, apparently poisoned by meth-laden kaffir.* The game under development is for filthy casuals, and unwisely involves matching talking peppermints.* My job, technically speaking, is "Industry Spy."It's all just a typical day at the office. Right?Dahlia Moss's latest adventure is pure, geeky fun!

Piatkus

Gorilla and the Bird

Zack McDermott
Authors:
Zack McDermott
Redhook

The Astonishing Mistakes of Dahlia Moss

Max Wirestone
Authors:
Max Wirestone
Redhook

The Unfortunate Decisions of Dahlia Moss

Max Wirestone
Authors:
Max Wirestone

The odds of Dahlia successfully navigating adulthood are 3,720 to 1. But never tell her the odds.Meet Dahlia Moss, the reigning queen of unfortunate decision-making in the St. Louis area. Unemployed broke, and on her last bowl of ramen, she's not living her best life. But that's all about to change.Before Dahlia can make her life any messier on her own she's offered a job. A job that she's woefully under-qualified for. A job that will lead her to a murder, an MMORPG, and possibly a fella (or two?).Turns out unfortunate decisions abound, and she's just the girl to deal with them.

Sphere

Five Minutes of Amazing

Chris Graham, Wendy Holden
Authors:
Chris Graham, Wendy Holden
Westview Press

American Constitutional Law, Volume II

G. Alan Tarr, Ralph A. Rossum
Authors:
G. Alan Tarr, Ralph A. Rossum

American Constitutional Law, Volume II provides a comprehensive account of the nation's defining document, examining how its provisions were originally understood by those who drafted and ratified it, and how they have since been interpreted by the Supreme Court, Congress, the President, lower federal courts, and state judiciaries. Clear and accessible chapter introductions and a careful balance between classic and recent cases provide students with a sense of how the law has been understood and construed over the years.The Tenth Edition has been fully revised to include twelve new cases, including key decisions Obergefell v. Hodges , Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores , Shelby County v. Holder , Horne v. Department of Agriculture , and Riley v. California . A revamped and expanded companion website offers access to even more additional cases, an archive of primary documents, and links to online resources, making this text essential for any constitutional law course.

Robinson

The Golden Rules Of Bridge

Paul Mendelson
Authors:
Paul Mendelson

In bridge, there are thousands of rules, guidelines, and understandings - but which are golden?Many players enjoy their game without knowing some of the most significant underlying facts about the game, making mistakes which ruin their scores. With some gentle and entertaining reading, all players can improve their game hugely, just by knowing the Golden Rules of Bridge.From thirty years of teaching and playing, Paul Mendelson presents a book containing what he considers are the golden rules of bridge: the techniques and tips which occur most frequently and which provide the biggest edge against your opponents, and offer the biggest scoring advantages. He explains the thinking and logical reasoning behind each element - bidding, declarer play, defence - to ensure that readers remember and understand why they do what they do.These tips and techniques will transform your results and enjoyment of the game, whether you play social rubber bridge or Chicago, club teams events or duplicate pairs. If you play an Acol-based system or any of the many natural bidding systems available, knowing the Golden Rules will improve your score and frustrate your opponents, leaving you in the best spots and them with the tough decisions.

FaithWords

The Welcome Committee of Butternut Creek

Jane Myers Perrine
Authors:
Jane Myers Perrine

When newly minted minister Adam Joseph Jordan comes to guide the flock of Butternut Creek Christian Church, Miss Birdie and her friend Mercedes take it upon themselves to educate him on how things should be done and to find him a wife.Adam isn't the only new bachelor in town. Having lost his leg in the war in Afghanistan, veteran marine Sam Peterson has come to live in his late aunt's house. Dealing with post-traumatic stress and depression, Sam wants to be left alone but the community of Butternut Creek can't seem to do that. Between the matchmaking of the Widows, the eager young minister and the two red-headed sons of his beautiful physical therapist, Willow, playing in his yard, Sam is soon drawn out of his self-induced solitude. Though he falls for Willow, she's unlike any other woman he's pursued. Sam doesn't know where his life is headed and Willow is afraid to commit herself and two sons to another man after being betrayed by her first husband. The Widows will have to put all their energy and scheming into bringing this couple together.The perfect blend of humour, quick-paced plot and engaging and entertaining characters, this book is for anyone who enjoys reading about the trials and triumphs of small-town America.

Orbit

A Dance of Cloaks

David Dalglish
Authors:
David Dalglish
ATOM

The House at the End of the Street

Lily Blake
Authors:
Lily Blake

A mother and daughter move to a new town and find themselves living next door to a house where a young girl murdered her parents. When the daughter befriends the surviving son, she learns the story is far from over...

Orbit

Spirit's Oath

Rachel Aaron
Authors:
Rachel Aaron

Four years before the events of The Spirit Thief, Miranda Lyonette was a young apprentice Spiritualist on the cusp of a promising career. But on the eve of her return from bonding a wind spirit, a night that should have been a celebration, she finds instead that her father has come to take her home. Now, Miranda must choose between her duty to her family and her future at the Spirit Court. But while she's trying to make her parents see reason and avoid an arranged marriage to a man she can't stand, she stumbled across the one spirit who needs her more than any other, a caged ghosthound who doesn't want her help. To save him, Miranda will have to earn the dog's trust, but what she gets in return is a friendship deeper than anything she expected.

C & R Crime

The Broken Circle

Shirley Wells
Authors:
Shirley Wells

While forensic psychologist Jill Kennedy is interviewing Claire Lawrence, a woman imprisoned for murdering her own daughter, Jill's colleague and sometime lover, DCI Max Trentham, is facing suspension for harassing local businessman, Thomas McQueen, the man Max believes is responsible for the murder, a year ago, of Muhammed Khalil.Then Bradley Johnson, a man who had recently moved from London to live at Kelton Manor in the quiet Lancashire village where Jill has made her home, is murdered. As Jill and Max hunt his killer, they find themselves drawn deeper into Johnson's dark past. Local residents are always wary of newcomers to the village, but one in particular, Jack Taylor, a man who regularly walks his dog through the wood where Johnson's body was found, seems especially determined to hinder the investigation.Then another name crops up, that of Max's adversary Thomas McQueen. Can he really be as innocent as he claims? Praise for Shirley Wells:'A fantastic new novel... a thrilling whodunnit' People's Friend'Wonderful, individual and realistic characters' Booklist'Always a treat' Fiction Feast magazine'A deft combination of police procedural and psychological thriller' Kirkus Reviews

Running Press Kids

Secret Agent Jack Stalwart: Book 14: The Mission to Find Max: Egypt

Elizabeth Singer Hunt
Authors:
Elizabeth Singer Hunt

The Mission to Find Max (Book 14) Jack joined the Global Protection Force for two reasons: to thwart evil around the world and to rescue his brother, Max, who went missing while working as a GPF agent. The GPF refused to share any details with Jack about Max's whereabouts, but on two previous missions, Jack had collected clues that pointed to Max is being in Egypt. Now Jack has reason to believe that King Tut's diadem-a crown thought to have magical powers-is the cause of Max's disappearance. The crown was so important that King Tut was buried with it on his head, but when the boy-pharaoh's tomb was opened in 1922, an assistant archaeologist named Omar Massri stole the artifact. Could a descendant of Massri somehow be involved in Max's disappearance? Jack and his old friend Kate must prevent an ancient and terrible curse of the pharaohs from wreaking havoc, or else Egypt-and Jack's brother-could be doomed.

Da Capo Lifelong Books

The Depression Cure

Stephen S. Ilardi
Authors:
Stephen S. Ilardi

In the past decade, depression rates have skyrocketed, and one in four Americans will suffer from major depression at some point in their lives. Where have we gone wrong? Dr. Stephen Ilardi sheds light on our current predicament and reminds us that our bodies were never designed for the sleep-deprived, poorly nourished, frenzied pace of twenty-first century life. Inspired by the extraordinary resilience of aboriginal groups like the Kaluli of Papua New Guinea, Dr. Ilardi prescribes an easy-to-follow, clinically proven program that harks back to what our bodies were originally made for and what they continue to need. The Depression Cure program has already delivered dramatic results, helping even those who have failed to respond to traditional medications.

Westview Press

Changing China

Chiao-min "Jimmy" Hsieh, Max Lu
Authors:
Chiao-min "Jimmy" Hsieh, Max Lu

Changing China: A Geographic Appraisal provides an up-to-date and detailed account of the giant country that is undergoing an unparalleled and historic transition from a centralized command economy to a market-based economy, and from a rural, agricultural society to an urban, industrial power. Contributions from a distinguished team of geographers both inside and outside of China are divided into three parts that assess, respectively, economic changes since the reform of 1978, recent social transformations, and changes along China's peripheries including Hong Kong, Taiwan, Xin-jiang, and inner Mongolia. An introductory chapter provides an overview of major themes. Includes a chronology of major events in Chinese history and a glossary of Chinese terms.

Basic Books

Should I Medicate My Child?

Lawrence Diller
Authors:
Lawrence Diller
Da Capo Press

The Devil Knows How To Ride

Edward E. Leslie
Authors:
Edward E. Leslie

Brilliantly weaving together eyewitness accounts, letters, memories, newspaper articles, and military reports into a riveting narrative, this definitive biography reveals the personality of William Clarke Quantrill (1837-1865) and the events that transformed a quiet Ohio schoolteacher from a staunchly Unionist family into a virulent pro-slavery Confederate soldier and the most feared and despised guerrilla chieftain of the Civil War. This ground-breaking work includes the most accurate account ever written of the 1863 Lawrence, Kansas massacre (the greatest atrocity of the Civil War), when Quantrill and 450 raiders torched the Unionist town and executed roughly 200 unarmed, unresisting men and teenage boys. It also details the postwar outlaw careers of those who rode with him,Frank and Jesse James, and Cole Younger. No other history so fully penetrates the myth of a cardboard-cutout psychopath to expose Quantrill in all his brutality and human complexity.

Abacus

Please Kill Me

Legs McNeil, Gillian McCain
Authors:
Legs McNeil, Gillian McCain
Chapter One

The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds

Read the first chapter of the latest book in Alexander McCall Smith's Sunday Philosophy Club series. The victim of an important art theft appeals to Isabel Dalhousie, Edinburgh philosopher and sleuth, for help.

Geoff Tibballs

Geoff Tibballs is the author of numerous bestselling humour titles.