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150 Fascinating Facts About Canadian Women
by Margie Wolfe
Pub Date 15 Aug 2017
Did you know that, in 1875, Grace Annie Lockhart graduated from Mount Allison University as the first woman to receive a degree in any British Empire country? Or that the Women's Labour League was formed in 1920, calling for equal pay, maternity care, and birth control? Or that it wasn't until 1949 that all Black, Japanese, Chinese, and South Asian Canadian...
Mushrooms of the Georgia Piedmont and Southern Appalachians
by Mary L.Woehrel, William H. Light
Pub Date 01 Nov 2017
This well-organized reference guide to wild mushrooms will aid professional mycologists, students, and mushroom enthusiasts alike with its accurate and detailed identification tools. It provides nomenclaturally and scientifically accurate accounts of the unusually wide range of mushrooms in the Southeast, from northerly species found in North Georgia and...
Know It All Chemistry
The 50 Most Elemental Concepts in Chemistry, Each Explained in Under a Minute
by Nivaldo Tro
Pub Date 01 Jun 2017
As the central science that bridges biology and physics, chemistry explains the diversity of all things tangible at a molecular level. Chemistry is the science of matter - its composition, structure, properties, and how it changes. Understand chemistry and you'll know why some things oxidize and others explode; why food is good to eat and coal is not...
Know It All Medicine
The 50 Crucial Milestones, Treatments & Technologies in the History of Health, Each Explained in Under a Minute
by Gabrielle M Finn
Pub Date 01 Jun 2017
Fifty crucial milestones, treatments, and technologies in the history of health, each explained in a minute.
And is it true that technology now allows reconstructive surgery to use customized 3D-printed body parts? Find out the answers to these questions and more in Know It All: Medicine an intriguing visit to the world of illness and those who treat it. It...
You're Hired! Graduate Career Handbook
Maximise your employability and get a graduate job
by Tristram Hooley & Korin Grant
Pub Date 01 Sep 2017
You’re Hired! Graduate Career Handbook is the complete guide to career planning and job hunting for students and graduates, offering vital guidance on how to discover your potential, maximise your employability, and kick-start your career.
The book is organised in simple chapters designed to help you address the various issues you experience as you move...
Rossen to the Rescue
Secrets to Avoiding Scams, Everyday Dangers, and Major Catastrophes
by Jeff Rossen
Pub Date 10 Oct 2017
NBC National Investigative Correspondent and host of the Today show's Rossen Reports brings us the ultimate guide to navigating everyday tribulations and surviving extreme catastrophes.
Every morning, 5 million Americans tune in to watch the Today show’s Jeff Rossen deliver expert pointers on handling everything from identity theft to gas explosions in your...
Random Illustrated Facts
A Collection of Curious, Weird, and Totally Not Boring Things to Know
by Mike Lowery
Pub Date 31 Oct 2017
Did you know that Napoleon was once attacked by rabbits? Or that the Mars Rover sang itself "Happy Birthday"? How about the odd ingredient Civil War soldiers used to make coffee? From the illustrator behind The Kid’s Awesome Activity Calendar andDoodle Adventures comes a collection of obscure, fascinating facts, each captured in Lowery’s signature quirky...
The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books
by Martin Edwards
Pub Date 01 Aug 2017
This book tells the story of crime fiction published during the first half of the twentieth century. The diversity of this much-loved genre is breathtaking, and so much greater than many critics have suggested. To illustrate this, the leading expert on classic crime discusses one hundred books ranging from The Hound of the Baskervilles to Strangers on a...
Online Marketing for Busy Authors
A Step-by-Step Guide
by Fauzia Burke
Pub Date 19 Apr 2016
Authors know they need to market their book online these days, but it can feel overwhelming. Now, on top of your day job, you're supposed to be building a digital empire? Ten minutes into Googling around for tips, and the To-Do List is so long, not even an army could get it all done. Feeling the pressure to do everything, some poor authors end up doing...
State of the World 2015
Hidden Threats to Sustainability
by The Worldwatch Institute
Pub Date 15 Apr 2015
We think we understand environmental damage: pollution, water scarcity, a warming world. But these problems are just the tip of the iceberg. Food insecurity, financial assets drained of value by environmental damage, and a rapid rise in diseases of animal origin are among the underreported consequences of an unsustainable global system.
In State of the World...
Vital Signs, Volume 20
The Trends that are Shaping Our Future
by The Worldwatch Institute
Pub Date 15 Jul 2013
From meat consumption to automobile production to hydropower, Vital Signs 2013 documents over two dozen trends that are shaping our future in concise analyses and clear tables and graphs. The twentieth volume of the Worldwatch Institute series demonstrates that while remarkable progress has been made over the past year, much remains to be done to get the...
The Biblical Hebrew Companion for Bible Software Users
Grammatical Terms Explained for Exegesis
by Michael Williams
Pub Date 20 Oct 2015
The Biblical Hebrew Companion for Bible Software Users helps users understand the exegetical significance of Hebrew grammatical terminology identified by the program. This resource provides students who utilize biblical language software the insight they need to make sense of the data provided by the program, giving them deeper insight into the biblical...
All Different Kinds of Free
by Jessica McCann
Pub Date 23 Mar 2011
Mama always told me bad things happen on Wednesdays, 'cause it's the middle of the week and the Lord just ain't looking then. I never really understood what she meant by that, because I thought the Lord was always supposed to be looking.
I'm grown now, and Mama's long since gone. But, oh, how I pray she was wrong about Wednesdays and that the Good...
How to Remove a Brain
And Other Bizarre Medical Practices and Procedures
by David Haviland
Pub Date 10 Aug 2017
“Hilarious, and sometimes stomach-turning, vignettes.”
· How was history changed by a single Soho water pump?
· Which condition was treated by trapping a child inside a tree trunk?
· Where is the soul found?
· How long does it take to digest chewing gum?
· What are hiccups for?
· Did the Gauls...
The Hidden Machinery
Essays on Writing
by Margot Livesey
Pub Date 04 Jul 2017
A masterclass for those who love reading literature and for those who aspire to write it.
“Read everything that is good for the good of your soul. Then learn to read as a writer, to search out that hidden machinery, which it is the business of art to conceal and the business of the apprentice to comprehend.”
In The Hidden Machinery, critically acclaimed...
What Would a Muslim Say
Conversations, Questions, and Answers About Islam
by Ahmed Lotfy Rashed
Pub Date 21 Jan 2017
"What Would a Muslim Say?" showcases everyday people asking real questions and getting real answers about Islamic principles and practices.
This book documents my experiences as an interfaith and outreach volunteer. Ever since 2009, I have helped facilitate dialogue with many different people, answering questions about Islam and addressing misconceptions...
Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps, Third Edition
Crafting a Winning Personal Statement
by Alan Gelb
Pub Date 20 Jun 2017
The definitive guide to writing an amazing essay and mastering the college applications process.
Writing a memorable personal statement can seem like an overwhelming project for a young college applicant, but college essay coach Alan Gelb's organized and encouraging step-by-step instructions take the intimidation out of the process, enabling applicants to...
TAKE YOUR NOVEL TO THE NEXT LEVEL
ADVANCED TECHNIQUES FOR THE FICTION WRITER
by Marjorie Reynolds
Pub Date 08 May 2017
In Take Your Novel to the Next Level by Marjorie Reynolds, you’ll learn how to breathe life into characters and color a scene with sight, sound, smell, touch and taste. It will guide you through setting, characters, plot, scenes, conflict, emotion, suspense, tension, climax and resolution, while taking you up the ladder to advanced skills such as...
The Jewish Wedding Now
by Anita Diamant
Pub Date 06 Jun 2017
Newly revised and updated, the definitive guide to planning a Jewish wedding, written by bestselling novelist Anita Diamant—author of The Red Tent and The Boston Girl—and one of the most respected writers of guides to contemporary Jewish life.
This complete, easy-to-use guide explains everything you need to know to plan your own Jewish wedding in today’s...
Now You Know Canada
150 Years of Fascinating Facts
by Doug Lennox
Pub Date 27 Jun 2017
Just in time for Canada’s 150th birthday is this collection of the best in Canadian questions and answers, covering history, famous Canadians, sports, word origins, geography, and everything in between. In these pages, you’ll learn the answers to questions like: Where...
What Employers Want
The Employability Skills Handbook
by Karen Holmes
Pub Date 21 Mar 2017
Moving from school or college into work is one of the biggest steps you'll ever take. It's an exciting time but it's also a challenging one. Having spent most of your life in education - where you have to be whether you can think of better things to do - suddenly you're fighting off competition to get that crucial first job. But what skills are employers...
How to Be a Hepburn in a Kardashian World
The Art of Living with Style, Class, and Grace
by Jordan Christy
Pub Date 04 Apr 2017
Though fashions may change, certain things never go out of style--like your favorite little black dress that can take you from a business meeting to a dinner party to a night on the town. But what makes it work is not the dress, it's how you present yourself while wearing it. A woman who is polite, well spoken, gracious, charming, and thoughtful is always...
Another Economy is Possible: Culture and Economy in a Time of Crisis
by Manuell Castells
Pub Date 11 Apr 2017
Foundations of Clinical Psychiatry
by Sidney Bloch; Stephen Green; Aleksandar Janca; Philip Mitchell; Michael Robertson
Pub Date 03 Jan 2017
Barcelona from A to Z
by Barrie Kerper
Pub Date 28 Mar 2017
To bring one of Barrie Kerper's indispensible guides along with you on your trip is like having a savvy friend be your personal tour guide. In her latest, Barrie open a insider's, intimate view onto the the streets of one of her favorite European cities, Barcelona. Whether you plan to visit for the vibrant, romantic festival of books and flowers on April...
J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2017
For Preparing Your 2016 Tax Return
by J.K. Lasser Institute
Pub Date 24 Oct 2016
America's number-one all-time best-selling tax guide, with 2,500 money-saving tips
J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2017 puts America's most trusted tax advice to work to help you with your 2016 tax return. Reader-friendly and easy to use, this book answers your most pressing questions to help you maximize your tax savings. You'll learn how the latest tax law...
Finding the Best Programs for Aspiring Actors, Artists, Designers, Dancers, Musicians, Writers, and More
by Elaina Loveland
Pub Date 02 May 2017
You're 100% unique. Your college should be too!
Finding the creative college that best suits you doesn't have to be hard. Creative Colleges is a terrific starting point in your search, plus it'll be your trusted handbook as you work your way toward acceptance at just the right home for you.
This comprehensive guide for creative students features the best...