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True Crime 2018: Homicide & True Crime Stories of 2018 (Annual Tr...
by , Rebecca Lo

Language

English

Pages

391

Publication Date

January 16, 2019

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Murder, terrorism and mass killings, were prominent in the news for 2018, and in this True Crime Anthology you will find the cases that made international headlines from January to the end of December. An entire year has been included in this book, and as we go into 2019, it’s important to remember not only the shocking events that took place, but also to acknowledge the many that lost their lives at the hands of others this year.<br /><br /><b>The types of cases included are:<br /></b><br /><ul><li>Serial killers</li><li>Family murders</li><li>Mass murders</li><li>School shootings</li><li>Major hacking incidents</li><li>Terrorist Acts</li><li>Cold Cases</li></ul>There have been many advances in technology that has led to the uncovering on many suspects in cold cases, including the identity of the Golden State Killer, a secret that had remained hidden for decades. A number of cold case murders were solved this year, bringing an end to the torture the affected families and the investigators had endured for so many years.<br /><br />Tragically, school shootings were still prevalent, and mass shootings seem to be on the rise. Terrorism struck many corners of the world, in a variety of ways, but results were swifter in identifying perpetrators and taking action. <br /><br /><b>Some of the featured events in this anthology include:<br /></b><br /><ul><li>Marshall County High School Shooting</li><li>The Turpin Family</li><li>Larry Nassar and Harvey Weinstein</li><li>Coincheck Hacking</li><li>Bruce McArthur - Serial Killer</li><li>Atlanta Cyberattack</li><li>International Spy Poisonings</li><li>Scottsdale Spree Killings</li><li>Miles Family Murders</li><li>Murder of XXXTentacion</li><li>Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre</li><li>Mail Bombing</li></ul>Plus many, many more. If you are a lover of true crime, and want an anthology to add to your collection, this is the book for you. <br /><br />
The Old Farmer's Almanac 2019
by Old Farmer's Almanac

Language

English

Pages

304

Publication Date

September 04, 2018

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<DIV>America’s oldest and largest farmer’s almanac is back with its famous 80% accurate long-range weather predictions for 2019! As it has been since 1792 when George Washington was still in office, <I>The Old Farmer’s Almanac</I> is jam-packed with gardening advice and charts, notable astronomical events, folklore, humor, contests, husbandry, best fishing days, home remedies, wisdom, recipes, cultural and culinary trends, and more—too much more to mention.<BR /><BR /> Makes a wonderful stocking stuffer and not just because it will fit inside one! The price is modest to begin with, plus it’s a gift that will be read and appreciated all year long!<BR /> Printed in the USA.</DIV>
The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2019
by World Almanac

Language

English

Pages

1008

Publication Date

December 11, 2018

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Get thousands of fully searchable facts at your fingertips with this essential resource.<BR><BR><i>The World Almanac® and Book of Facts</i> is America's top-selling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. For more than 150 years, this compendium of information has been the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. The 2019 edition of <i>The World Almanac</i> reviews the events of 2018 and will be your go-to source for questions on any topic in the upcoming year. Praised as a "treasure trove of political, economic, scientific and educational statistics and information" by<i> The Wall Street Journal</i>, <i>The World Almanac and Book of Facts </i>will answer all of your trivia needs on demand—from history and sports to geography, pop culture, and much more.<BR> <BR> Features include:<BR> <ul> <li><b>The World at a Glance: </b>This annual feature of <i>The World Almanac </i>provides a quick look at the surprising stats and curious facts that define the changing world and includes a sneak peek at upcoming milestone celebrity birthdays in 2019.</li> <li><b>Statistical Spotlight: </b>A popular new feature highlights statistics relevant to the biggest stories of the year. These data visualizations provide important context and new perspectives to give readers a fresh angle on important issues. This year’s statistics will spotlight immigration, refugees, and asylum claims; the rising number and historic cost of natural disasters; and the nationwide opioid epidemic.</li> <li><b>2018 Election Results: </b><i>The World Almanac</i> provides a comprehensive look at the entire 2018 election process, including complete Election Day results for House, Senate, and gubernatorial races.</li> <li><b><i>World Almanac</i> Editors' Picks: Senior Moments:</b> With leading athletes like Tom Brady and Serena Williams approaching middle age while still at the top of their game, <i>The World Almanac</i> editors look at the sports world’s most memorable achievements by aging athletes.</li> <li><b>The Year in Review: </b><i>The World Almanac</i> takes a look back at 2018 while providing all the information you'll need in 2019. <ul> <li><b>2018—Top 10 News Topics: </b>The editors of <i>The World Almanac</i> list the top stories that held the world's attention in 2018, covering the U.S. Supreme Court nomination process, historic negotiations with North Korea, a year of #MeToo developments, and much more.</li> <li><b>2018—Year in Sports: </b>Hundreds of pages of trivia and statistics that are essential for any sports fan, featuring complete coverage of the Winter Olympic Games in South Korea, World Cup men's soccer, the World Series, improved MLB player stats, and much more.</li> <li><b>2018—Year in Pictures: </b>Striking full-color images from around the world in 2018, covering news, entertainment, science, and sports.</li> <li><b>2018—Offbeat News Stories: </b><i>The World Almanac</i> editors select some of the most unusual news stories of the year, from the parade commemorating a team’s winless NFL season to the “bananas” lawsuit over a Halloween costume.</li> <li><b><I>World Almanac</I> Editors' Picks: Time Capsule: </b><i>The World Almanac</i> lists the items that most came to symbolize the year 2018, from news and sports to pop culture.</li> </ul> </li> <li><b>Other New Highlights: </b>Brand-new statistics on crime rates for all major U.S. cities, U.S. trade and immigration policies, 2018 tax cuts, DACA recipients, mobile app and tech usage, student loan debt, income inequality, and much more. </li> </ul>
2019 Farmers' Almanac
by Peter Geiger

Language

English

Pages

300

Publication Date

August 26, 2018

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Ever wonder how we lived without air conditioning? What those codes on egg cartons mean? And most importantly, what the winter weather will be like? We've got answers to these questions and much more that you'll want to file under, "Things You Didn't Know You Needed To Know," like:<br /><br />What state contains 10 volcanoes? How can a lint roller keep your car clean? What did people use before toilet paper?<br /><br />Plus stress-free life-hacks as well as exclusive calendars that provide a year's worth of best days to fish, garden, quit a bad habit, wean a child, and view the planets in our solar system. You'll become a trivia master as this year's edition is filled pages and pages of wit & wisdom- including the history of knock-knock jokes. Learn the secret ingredient of this year's recipe contest, the amazing history of beards, and of course the information that everyone's been waiting for: our exclusive winter weather outlook, along with 16 months of long-range (and amazingly accurate) weather predictions.
The Witches' Almanac: Issue 38, Spring 2019 to Spring 2020: Anima...
by The Witches' Almanac

Language

English

Pages

208

Publication Date

September 01, 2018

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<DIV><P>Founded in 1971 by Elizabeth Pepper, the long-time art director of <I>Gourmet</I> magazine, <I>The Witches’ Almanac</I> is a witty, literate, and sophisticated publication that appeals to general readers as well as hard-core Wiccans and magicians. On one level, it is a pop reference that will fascinate anyone interested in folklore, mythology, and culture, but on another, it is the most sophisticated and wide-ranging annual guide available today for occultists and mysticism enthusiasts.</P><P>Modeled after the <I>Old Farmers’ Almanac</I>, it includes information related to the annual moon calendar (weather forecasts and horoscopes), as well as legends, rituals, herbal secrets, mystic incantations, interviews, and many a curious tale of good and evil. Although it is an annual publication, only about 15 percent of the content is specific to the date range of each issue.</P><P>The theme of Issue 38 (Spring 2019 to Spring 2020) is Animals: Friends and Familiars. Also included are the following articles: “Beer and Witches,” “Gargoyles,” “Horseshoes,” “Transgender in the Craft,” and “Coefficient of Weirdness, Part 3.” New authors include Sorita d’Este, Lon Milo DuQuette, David Rankine, and Mat Auryn.</P></DIV>
Seaforth World Naval Review 2017
by Conrad Waters

Language

English

Pages

192

Publication Date

October 30, 2016

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<SPAN STYLE= "" >This annual has an established reputation as an authoritative but affordable summary of all that has happened in the naval world in the previous twelve months. It combines regional surveys with one-off major articles on noteworthy new ships and other important developments. Besides the latest warship projects, it also looks at wider issues of importance to navies, such as aviation and electronics, and calls on expertise from around the globe to give a balanced picture of what is going on and to interpret its significance. <BR><BR>Features of this edition include an in-depth analysis of the Royal Netherlands Navy, while Significant Ships will cover the USNs radical new Zumwalt class destroyers, the Republic of Koreas amphibious assault ship Dokdo, and the JMSDFs Akizuki class destroyers, among others. There are also technological reviews dealing with naval aviation by David Hobbs (with a focus on the present state of the RNs Fleet Air Arm), while Norman Friedman surveys naval surface-to-surface missiles.<BR><BR>The World Naval Review is intended to make interesting reading as well as providing authoritative reference, so there is a strong visual emphasis, including specially commissioned drawings and the most up-to-date photographs and artists impressions. For anyone with an interest in contemporary naval affairs, whether an enthusiast or a defense professional, this annual has become required reading.</SPAN>
2019 Pisces Horoscope & Astrology (2019 Horoscopes Book 12)
by Sia Sands

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English

Pages

Publication Date

November 06, 2018

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Follow the stars and let this book be your complete guide for the year 2019. This in-depth zodiac volume features accurate weekly forecasts for the star sign Pisces. It's the perfect astrological guide and provides you with all you need to know to find out what is in store for you in the year 2019. Plan your year with the stars utilizing astrology and zodiac influences. This fantastic guide to 2019 contains a detailed monthly list of astrological events and a weekly (four weeks to a month) horoscope forecast for the star sign Pisces. This is the complete astrological must have for 2019. This detailed astrology book includes full moon meanings, astrological dates, mercury retrogrades, meteor showers, zodiac forecasts, and horoscopes.
The ABC's of LGBT+
by Ashley Mardell

Language

English

Pages

190

Publication Date

November 08, 2016

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<h3><strong>#1 Amazon Bestseller! ─ Are you seeking a deeper understanding of gender identity and sexual identity?</strong></h3><p><strong><em>The ABCs of LGBT+</em></strong> is a #1 Bestselling LGBT book and is essential reading for questioning teens, teachers or parents looking for advice, or anyone who wants to learn how to talk about gender identity and sexual identity. In <em>The ABCs of LGBT+</em>, Ashley Mardell, a beloved blogger and YouTube star, answers many of your questions about:</p><ul><li>lgbt and lgbt+</li><li>gender identity</li><li>sexual identity</li><li>teens in a binary world</li><li>the LGBT family</li><li>and more</li></ul><p><strong>Understanding gender identity and sexual identity:</strong> The 21st Century has seen very positive movement for LGBT+ rights. In the last few years the overturning of DOMA, the SCOTUS ruling in favor of the Marriage Equality Act, American transgender politicians elected to office, and landmark moments such as Apple becoming the most valuable company in the world under the leadership of an openly gay CEO have advanced LGBT awareness and understanding. In a world full of LGBT questions, Mardell’s <em>The ABC’s of LGBT+</em> has the answers.</p><p><strong>The trusted voice of Ashley Mardell:</strong> We are living in a post-binary world where gender fluency and awareness of gender identity and a real understanding of our LGBT family is essential. Ashley Mardell, one of the most trusted voices on YouTube, presents a detailed look at all things LGBT+ in this remarkable book. Along with in-depth definitions, personal anecdotes, helpful infographics, resources, and more; Mardell’s LGBT book is proof it does get better every day in a world where people are empowered by information and understanding. In Mardell’s own words, "This book is also for allies and LGBT+ people simply looking to pack in some extra knowledge… a critical part of acceptance. Learning about new identities broadens our understanding of humanity, heightens our empathy, and allows us different, valuable perspectives.”</p>
The 4 Facets of Grief: Heal Your Heart, Rebuild Your World, and F...
by Ruth E. Field

Language

English

Pages

120

Publication Date

July 16, 2017

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<h4><strong>Are you wondering how to go on after the death of someone you love?</strong></h4><h4><strong>Do you wish you felt confident about dealing with loss and grief?</strong></h4><h4><strong>Are you longing for healing, peace, and real help for bereavement?</strong></h4><p><br /></p><p><strong></strong>Part grief memoir and part guidebook, this practical reference goes beyond grief recovery and provides training in <strong>grief resilience</strong>, which is a skill set that can be learned, practiced, and incorporated into your life.</p><p><strong>Written by a licensed clinical social worker who is also a bereaved mother</strong>, the book presents a unique system, combining insights from both her professional background in grief counseling and grief therapy, and her personal experience. This approach builds grief resilience and transforms the reader from heartache to healing, wellness, and growth.</p><p>Losing someone you love can be a devastating experience. It is often excruciatingly painful and hard to wrap your mind around. Trying to take in this new reality and figuring out how to move forward can leave you overwhelmed, shattered, heartbroken, and frightened. And because it feels impossible to accept the unacceptable, we learn by osmosis to put misery on the back burner and pretend we're mostly okay.</p><p>But we're not okay; this is not business as usual. We're left with that burning question:</p><p><strong>"How do I go on?"</strong></p><p><strong><em>The 4 Facets of Grief</em> is a fresh approach to navigating love and loss</strong>, incorporating the most current thinking on resilience and growth.</p><p>You will learn:</p><ul><li>Techniques for accepting the unacceptable</li><li>Ways of rebuilding your world and reclaiming hope</li><li>How to create meaning in difficult times</li><li>Self-care routines to increase your energy, focus, and ability to relax</li></ul><p>Each section includes descriptive stories that illustrate key concepts and skill-building suggestions for the reader to practice.</p><p>By following the guidance in this book, you will:</p><ul><li>feel more resilient</li><li>utilize better coping strategies</li><li>create greater serenity than you ever thought possible</li><li>reintegrate peace and joy</li><li>increase your self-confidence, realizing that you now have the tools to face relationship loss and fully inhabit your reality</li></ul><p><strong>Scroll to the top and click the "buy now" button.</strong></p>
Essential Retirement Planning for Solo Agers: A Retirement and Ag...
by Sara Geber

Language

English

Pages

322

Publication Date

April 15, 2018

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<h3><strong>#1 Amazon Best Seller & Wall Street Journal Best Books of 2018 on Aging Well ─ Over fifty, retiring and childless?</strong></h3><p><strong>Are you among the fifteen million Americans over fifty and childless? Solo aging gracefully and a happy retirement can be yours!</strong></p><p><strong>Baby Boomers retiring:</strong> American Baby boomers are aging and fifteen million of them never had children. Who will take care of them? Unprecedented in U.S. history, this demographic will create challenges for these individuals as well as for society. <em>Essential Retirement Planning for Solo Agers</em> is a passionate exploration of the path ahead for “Solo Agers.” It includes choices in housing, relationships, legal arrangements, finances and more – and urges the solo ager to plan for the future as though their life and well-being depended on it, as author Sara Zeff Geber believes it will!</p><p><strong>Solo Agers aging well:</strong> In <em>Essential Retirement Planning for Solo Agers</em>, Sara Zeff Geber, a Ph.D. in Counseling and Human Behavior and a Certified Retirement Coach, coins the term “Solo Ager” to refer to the segment of society that either does not have adult children or is single and believes they will be on their own as they grow older. However, it’s not just the Solo Ager that can learn from this book. Financial advisors, elder law and estate attorneys, senior care managers, and others whose clientele is on the far side of sixty will benefit as well.</p><p><strong>Retirement and good living:</strong> With a compelling and readable style, Geber takes her readers on a journey, starting with the choice for childlessness and why so many boomers were able to make that decision. She then reviews the role of adult children in an aging parent’s world and suggests ways in which Solo Agers can mitigate the absence of adult children by relationship building and rigorous planning for their future. Geber shares her expertise on what constitutes a fulfilling older life and how Solo Agers can maximize their opportunities for financial security, physical health, meaning and purpose in the second half of life and, finally, planning for the end game.</p><p><strong>Retirement guide:</strong> Through stories and narrative, the author explores housing choices, relationships, and building a support system. You will learn about:</p><ul><li>different levels of care and independence in various types of living arrangements</li><li>how to initiate discussions among friends and relatives about end-of-life treatment</li><li>‘what if’ scenarios</li><li>who to talk to about legal and financial decisions</li></ul><p>Geber's stories of Solo Agers are gleaned from friends and clients in a variety of circumstances. Each one demonstrates decisions and choices these people have made and illustrates the importance of thinking ahead and taking action now.</p><p><em>Essential Retirement Planning for Solo Agers</em> is pragmatic and provocative, but softened with humor. Many of the chapters include worksheets or checklists, encouraging the reader to go beyond imagining and begin his or her own planning for the voyage ahead.</p>

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