• Category : Fiction
  • Author : Kelley Armstrong
  • ISBN : 030735878X
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Number of Pages : 432
  • Readers : 9891

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: An erotically charged, addictive thriller from the future queen of suspense. Living in Toronto for a year, Elena is leading the normal life she has always dreamed of, including a stable job as a journalist and a nice apartment shared with her boyfriend. As the lone female werewolf in existence, only her secret midnight prowls and her occasional inhuman cravings set her apart. Just one year ago, life was very different. Adopted by the Pack when bitten, Elena had spent years struggling with her resentment at having her life stolen away. Torn between two worlds, and overwhelmed by the new passions coursing through her body, her only option for control was to deny her awakening needs and escape. But now the Pack has called Elena home to help them fight an alliance of renegade werewolves who are bent on exposing and annihilating the Pack. And although Elena is obliged to rejoin her "family," she vows not to be swept up in Pack life again, no matter how natural it might feel. She has made her choice. Trouble is, she's increasingly uncertain if it's the right one. An erotically charged thriller, Bitten will awaken the voracious appetite of every reader, as the age-old battle between man and beast, between human and inhuman forces, comes to a head in one small town and within one woman's body.

Bitten by Love

  • Category : Fiction
  • Author : Vijaya S
  • ISBN : 8194241472
  • Publisher : Sristhi Publishers & Distributors
  • Number of Pages : 208
  • Readers : 3494

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: “WHEN LOVE BITES, IT BITES HARD. ONCE BITTEN BY LOVE, YOU WILL BE FOREVER SMITTEN BY ITS SWEET PAIN.” ANU is young, simple and carefree, gearing up for her first job at Oasis Ltd. She gets paired with ABHI, a mature and an unassuming boy, in her first assignment with the Indian IT giant. Little does she know that the pairing is not a mere coincidence, but a plan by destiny. Abhi does not have any inkling that the beautiful girl he was smitten by at a traffic signal, would end up as his pair programmer for whom he would eventually be ready to give up everything in life. What will happen when Anu’s protective family gets to know about their love? Will Abhi keep up the promise he makes to Anu’s family? How will Anu cope with this drastic change in Abhi’s priorities? Come, fall and rise in love as Bitten by Love takes you through an exhilarating and heart touching journey of friendships and love, driven by destiny, hope and determination.


  • Category : Fiction
  • Author : Kelley Armstrong
  • ISBN : 0307362914
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Number of Pages : 1008
  • Readers : 4713

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: OMNIBUS Book One: Bitten Where it all began. Elena is leading the normal life she has always dreamed of, including a stable job as a journalist and a nice apartment shared with her boyfriend. As the lone female werewolf in existence, only her secret midnight prowls and her occasional inhuman cravings set her apart. An erotically charged thriller, Bitten will awaken the voracious appetite of every reader. Book Two: Stolen Vampires, demons, shamans, witches--in Stolen they all exist, and they're all under attack. An obsessed tycoon with a sick curiosity is well on his way to amassing a private collection of supernaturals, and plans to harness their powers for himself--even if it means killing them. For Elena, kidnapped and imprisoned deep underground, separated from her Pack, unable to tell her friends from her enemies, choosing the right allies is a matter of life and death. Meet other supernaturals--Paige, Savannah, Eve--who go on to play significant roles in the Otherworld series. Book Three: Beginnings Originally released as a novella in Tales of the Otherworld, this prequel to Bitten tells the story of how Clay met Elena. He was a visiting professor at the University of Toronto, reluctant to leave Jeremy and the rest of the Pack in upstate New York. She was a gifted student struggling to make ends meet and coping with significant early trauma. He needed a research assistant; she needed a job...

Nurse Practitioner Certification Examination and Practice Preparation

  • Category : Medical
  • Author : Margaret A Fitzgerald
  • ISBN : 0803669178
  • Publisher : F.A. Davis
  • Number of Pages : 576
  • Readers : 7980

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Start preparing for your future - today! The new edition of this award-winning text, written by renowned NP educator and certification preparation expert Dr. Margaret Fitzgerald. A must read for anyone taking the NP certification exam. Develop critical thinking and test-taking skills for the exam and the firm knowledge-base needed for both the exam and practice. The 5th edition delivers the latest guidelines, recommendations, diagnostic and treatment protocols, and procedures –everything critical to passing the NP boards.

Dog Bites

  • Category : Medical
  • Author : Daniel S. Mills,Carri Westgarth
  • ISBN : 1912178486
  • Publisher : 5m Books Ltd
  • Number of Pages : 460
  • Readers : 9286

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: The issue of dog bites and dog aggression directed at humans is frequently in the media. However, scientific research and evidence on the subject is scattered and sparse. Public and political opinions are often misinformed and out of proportion to the extent of the problem. Dog Bites brings together expert knowledge of the current situation, from a wide variety of disciplines, to provide information to the many people and professions affected by this issue. Subjects range from the practical, medical, behavioural, sociological, and theoretical, but the overall approach of the book is objective and integrative. Topics addressed include: the genetic basis of aggression; the public image of aggressive dogs; bite statistics; risk factors; the forensics and surgical aspects of dog bites; international legal perspectives; court evidence; first aid treatment; zoonotic disease potential; behavioural rehabilitation options; the risk to children; and a consideration of why some dogs kill. All contributors are academic or long-standing professional experts in their field, and they represent a wide spread of international expertise. This issue is an important one for pet owners, vets, animal shelters, and anyone who works with dogs, such as the police. This book will be a valuable resource for them, as well as for animal behaviourists, academic researchers, health professionals, dog breeders, and handlers. *** "... the first comprehensive resource on the subject of dog bites... The overall intent of the book is to prevent dog bites. ...does a good job of compiling the information we think we know about dog bites into one place. It also debunks much of what were previously accepted truths about dog bites to humans. In the final chapter, the editors state they hope that 'highlighting the many deficiencies in our understanding will inspire rather than demoralize' and that they 'have offered a point of reference not just to the problems but also the solutions'". --Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Vol. 252, No. 6, March 15, 2018 [Subject: Veterinary Science, Public Policy, Animal Behavior, Animal Policing]

SCP Series Two Field Manual

  • Category : Fiction
  • Author : SCP Foundation,Various Authors
  • ISBN : Not Available
  • Publisher : Abandondero
  • Number of Pages : Not Available
  • Readers : 2712

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: SCP Foundation anomalies SCP-1000 through to SCP-1999, including containment procedures, auxiliary documents, experiment logs and interview transcripts. An encyclopedia of the unnatural. The Foundation Operating clandestine and worldwide, the Foundation operates beyond jurisdiction, empowered and entrusted by every major national government with the task of containing anomalous objects, entities, and phenomena. These anomalies pose a significant threat to global security by threatening either physical or psychological harm. The Foundation operates to maintain normalcy, so that the worldwide civilian population can live and go on with their daily lives without fear, mistrust, or doubt in their personal beliefs, and to maintain human independence from extraterrestrial, extradimensional, and other extranormal influence. Our mission is three-fold: Secure The Foundation secures anomalies with the goal of preventing them from falling into the hands of civilian or rival agencies, through extensive observation and surveillance and by acting to intercept such anomalies at the earliest opportunity. Contain The Foundation contains anomalies with the goal of preventing their influence or effects from spreading, by either relocating, concealing, or dismantling such anomalies or by suppressing or preventing public dissemination of knowledge thereof. Protect The Foundation protects humanity from the effects of such anomalies as well as the anomalies themselves until such time that they are either fully understood or new theories of science can be devised based on their properties and behavior. ———————————— About the ebook This ebook is an offline edition of the second series of fictional documentation from the SCP Foundation Wiki. All illustrations, subsections and supporting documentation pages are included. All content is indexed and cross-referenced. Essentially, this is what a SCP Foundation researcher would carry day-to-day in their Foundation-issued ebook reader. The text has been optimised for offline reading on phones and ebook readers, and for listening to via Google Play Book’s Read Aloud feature. Tables have been edited into a format that is intelligible when read aloud, the narration will announce visual features like redactions and overstrikes, and there are numerous other small optimisations for listeners. The SCP text are a living work and the SCP documentation is a gateway into the SCP fictional universe, so links to authors, stories and media are preserved, and will open your reader’s web browser. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License and is being distributed without copy protection. Its content is the property of the attributed authors.


  • Category : Pets
  • Author : Looda Kramer,Dr. Gary H. Kramer
  • ISBN : 1039110436
  • Publisher : FriesenPress
  • Number of Pages : 202
  • Readers : 8793

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: AreaK9 is about dogs, how they perceive the world—which is totally different from the way humans do—and how they communicate with each other. Understanding “dog speak” provides great insights into what a dog is feeling and thinking at any point in time. The book answers questions on whether you should have a dog, how to choose a dog, and how to prepare your home and family for a new dog. There are answers to lots of specific dog-related problems, how to solve them, and better yet, how to prevent them. If you are a dog lover (of course, you are!) and you are willing to invest a little time each day in training your canine companion, you can improve your dog’s life, while improving your relationship at the same time. The goal of AreaK9 is to convince you that dogs simply want to be with us and with other dogs, and to provide us with unconditional love. After reading this book, you will be able to achieve a happy and fulfilling relationship with your dog—you can improve your life AND your dog's life, both emotionally and physically.


  • Category : Health & Fitness
  • Author : Kris Newby
  • ISBN : 0062896296
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Number of Pages : 336
  • Readers : 6235

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: A riveting thriller reminiscent of The Hot Zone, this true story dives into the mystery surrounding one of the most controversial and misdiagnosed conditions of our time—Lyme disease—and of Willy Burgdorfer, the man who discovered the microbe behind it, revealing his secret role in developing bug-borne biological weapons, and raising terrifying questions about the genesis of the epidemic of tick-borne diseases affecting millions of Americans today. While on vacation on Martha’s Vineyard, Kris Newby was bitten by an unseen tick. That one bite changed her life forever, pulling her into the abyss of a devastating illness that took ten doctors to diagnose and years to recover: Newby had become one of the 300,000 Americans who are afflicted with Lyme disease each year. As a science writer, she was driven to understand why this disease is so misunderstood, and its patients so mistreated. This quest led her to Willy Burgdorfer, the Lyme microbe’s discoverer, who revealed that he had developed bug-borne bioweapons during the Cold War, and believed that the Lyme epidemic was started by a military experiment gone wrong. In a superb, meticulous work of narrative journalism, Bitten takes readers on a journey to investigate these claims, from biological weapons facilities to interviews with biosecurity experts and microbiologists doing cutting-edge research, all the while uncovering darker truths about Willy. It also leads her to uncomfortable questions about why Lyme can be so difficult to both diagnose and treat, and why the government is so reluctant to classify chronic Lyme as a disease. A gripping, infectious page-turner, Bitten will shed a terrifying new light on an epidemic that is exacting an incalculable toll on us, upending much of what we believe we know about it.

Austerity Bites

  • Category : Social Science
  • Author : O'Hara, Mary
  • ISBN : 1447315626
  • Publisher : Policy Press
  • Number of Pages : 336
  • Readers : 9206

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Voted one of the Guardian best books of 2014 by Owen Jones. After coming to power in May 2010, the Coalition government in the United Kingdom embarked on a drastic programme of cuts to public spending and introduced a raft of austerity measures that had profoundly damaging effects on much of the population. This bestselling book by award-winning journalist Mary O’Hara chronicles the true impact of austerity on people at the sharp end, based on her ‘real-time’ 12-month journey around the country just as the most radical reforms were being rolled out in 2012 and 2013. Drawing on hundreds of hours of compelling first-person interviews, with a broad spectrum of people ranging from homeless teenagers, older job-seekers, pensioners, charity workers, employment advisers and youth workers, as well as an extensive body of research and reports, the book explores the grim reality of living under the biggest shakeup of the welfare state in 60 years. with a new Foreword by Mark Blyth, Professor of International Political economy and International Studies at Brown University, USA, Austerity Bites dispels any notion that “we are all in this together” and offers an alternative to the dominant and simplistic narrative that we inhabit a country of “skivers versus strivers.

The Dog Trainer's Resource

  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Author : Mychelle Blake
  • ISBN : 1929242956
  • Publisher : Dogwise Publishing
  • Number of Pages : 339
  • Readers : 1218

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Today's professional dog trainer needs to develop expertise in a wide variety of fields: learning theory, training techniques, classroom strategies, marketing, community relations, and business development and management. This collection of articles from APDT's "Chronicle of the Dog" will prove a valuable resource for trainers and would-be trainers. Learn what you need to know from experts like Bob Bailey, Jean Donaldson, Ian Dunbar, Nicole Wilde, Sue Sternberg, and Karen Overall.

Manual of Clinical Behavioral Medicine for Dogs and Cats - E-Book

  • Category : Medical
  • Author : Karen Overall
  • ISBN : 0323240658
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Number of Pages : 832
  • Readers : 8297

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Category: Medical Books

BOOK OVERVIEWS: This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included.

Biting Bad

  • Category : Fiction
  • Author : Chloe Neill
  • ISBN : 110161420X
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Number of Pages : 368
  • Readers : 2249

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Merit has been a vampire for only a short while, but she’s already seen a lifetime’s worth of trouble. She and her Master, centuries-old Ethan Sullivan, have risked their lives time and again to save the city they love. But not all of Chicago is loving them back. Anti-vampire riots are erupting all over town, striking vampires where it hurts the most. A splinter group armed with Molotov cocktails and deep-seated hate is intent on clearing the fanged from the Windy City come hell or high water. Merit and her allies rush to figure out who’s behind the attacks, who will be targeted next, and whether there’s any way to stop the wanton destruction. The battle for Chicago is just beginning, and Merit is running out of time.

Child Physical Abuse: Current Evidence, Clinical Practice, and Policy Directions

  • Category : Medical
  • Author : Tanya S. Hinds,Angelo P. Giardino
  • ISBN : 3319611038
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Number of Pages : 153
  • Readers : 6177

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: This eye-opening monograph challenges professionals across disciplines to take a more thorough and focused approach to addressing child physical abuse at the practice and policy levels. Positing child physical abuse as a public health crisis (as opposed to a more vague “social” one), the authors use empirical findings and clinical insights to advocate for wide-scale reforms in screening, assessment, responses, treatment, and prevention. The book’s social/ecological perspective delves into root causes of physical maltreatment, analyzes the role of family and community risk and support factors, and notes forms of discomfort keeping many professionals from meeting the issue head-on. From there, chapters describe coordinated multidisciplinary efforts for intervention and prevention with the potential to avert all forms of child abuse. Included in the coverage: · Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) · The non-verbal child: obtaining a history for caregiver(s) · Clinical perspectives on multidisciplinary collaboration Corporal punishment and risk for child physical abuse Intimate partner violence (IPV) and risk for child physical abuse Evolution of child maltreatment prevention Complementary dynamic prevention approach Child Physical Abuse sets out the scope of this ongoing crisis for a wide audience including healthcare providers, child advocates, clinical social workers, public health officials, mental health providers, legislative staff professionals, and members of the lay public, with clear guidelines for effective long-term solutions.

Reason in the Balance

  • Category : Philosophy
  • Author : Sharon Bailin,Mark Battersby
  • ISBN : 1624664792
  • Publisher : Hackett Publishing
  • Number of Pages : 488
  • Readers : 6135

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Unlike most texts in critical thinking, Reason in the Balance focuses broadly on the practice of critical inquiry, the process of carefully examining an issue in order to come to a reasoned judgment. Although analysis and critique of individual arguments have an important role to play, this text goes beyond that dimension to emphasize the various aspects that go into the practice of inquiry, including identifying issues and relevant contexts, understanding competing cases, and making a comparative judgment. Distinctive Features of the Text: Emphasis on applying critical thinking to complex issues with competing arguments Inclusion of chapters on inquiry in specific contexts Attention to the dialogical aspects of inquiry, including sample dialogues Emphasis on the spirit of inquiry The Second Edition Features: Updated examples and items of current interest New dialogues on vaccination, prostitution, and climate change New material on biases in reasoning, including emotional, psychological, social, and cognitive The Reason in the Balance Website includes: An Appendix on Logic Exercises Quizzes

Frost Bites

  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Author : Charles Ogden
  • ISBN : 9781416964704
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Number of Pages : 192
  • Readers : 2208

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Glaciers! Snow monsters! Derflootle! The twins are about to get iced. Edgar and Ellen's pursuit of their nemesis, Stephanie Knightleigh, leads them to Frøsthaven, an Arctic village whose cheerful citizens and strange customs remind them of home. What makes this place a sugary sweet duplicate of Nod's Limbs? The secret, alas, is upon the forbidden slopes of the Glöggenheim, where dwells something that doesn't take kindly to being disturbed.

Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States

  • Category : Law
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,Committee on Applied and Theoretical Statistics,Policy and Global Affairs,Committee on Science, Technology, and Law,Committee on Identifying the Needs of the Forensic Sciences Community
  • ISBN : 0309142393
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Number of Pages : 348
  • Readers : 8751

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Category: Law Books

BOOK OVERVIEWS: Scores of talented and dedicated people serve the forensic science community, performing vitally important work. However, they are often constrained by lack of adequate resources, sound policies, and national support. It is clear that change and advancements, both systematic and scientific, are needed in a number of forensic science disciplines to ensure the reliability of work, establish enforceable standards, and promote best practices with consistent application. Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States: A Path Forward provides a detailed plan for addressing these needs and suggests the creation of a new government entity, the National Institute of Forensic Science, to establish and enforce standards within the forensic science community. The benefits of improving and regulating the forensic science disciplines are clear: assisting law enforcement officials, enhancing homeland security, and reducing the risk of wrongful conviction and exoneration. Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States gives a full account of what is needed to advance the forensic science disciplines, including upgrading of systems and organizational structures, better training, widespread adoption of uniform and enforceable best practices, and mandatory certification and accreditation programs. While this book provides an essential call-to-action for congress and policy makers, it also serves as a vital tool for law enforcement agencies, criminal prosecutors and attorneys, and forensic science educators.


  • Category : Cooking
  • Author : Stephanie Hua
  • ISBN : 145217055X
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Number of Pages : 144
  • Readers : 5256

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Bring a new herb into your kitchen with this tasty unique collection of recipes for bite-sized, low-dose sweet and savory cannabis edibles. This cookbook ventures boldly beyond pot brownies with delicious and unique baked confections as well as innovative savory treats. Designed for bakers and cooks of all skill levels, Edibles: Small Bites for the Modern Cannabis Kitchen includes simple recipes like spiced superfood truffles and roasted beet hummus, alongside more advanced recipes like artisanal marshmallows and Gruyére & green garlic gougéres—all brought to life with vibrant photography. Complete with instructions for creating master ingredients such as canna butters, oils, honey, and maple syrup, as well as information on dosage and portions and the science of cannabis, this cookbook slash baking book gives cannabis newbies and connoisseurs alike the info they need to create an easy, safe, and delicious edibles experience. • A DIY recipe book for beginner and advanced cannabis bakers • Contains detailed information on correct dosage and portions • Provides tips, tricks and tools of the trade Author Stephanie Hua is the founder and chief confectioner of the popular gourmet edibles line, Mellows, and co-author Coreen Carroll is a winner on the Netflix television series Cooked with Cannabis, executive chef, and cofounder a dining pop-up, Cannaisseur Series, which hosts curated cannabis and culinary experiences, events, and workshops. Those who like The Easy Cannabis Cookbook: 60+ Medical Marijuana Recipes for Sweet and Savory Edibles, Bong Appétit: Mastering the Art of Cooking with Weed, and Marijuana Edibles: 40 Easy and Delicious Cannabis-Infused Desserts and other cannabis cookbooks will want to add Edibles to their collection. • Delightful addition to any foodie's book shelf • Thoughtful gift for anyone who enjoys cooking, baking, and eating edibles • Cannabis-curious cookbook collectors will appreciate these unique recipes

Small Bites

  • Category : Social Science
  • Author : Tina Moffat
  • ISBN : 0774866918
  • Publisher : UBC Press
  • Number of Pages : 230
  • Readers : 6808

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Overnutrition? Undernutrition? Cutting through current anxiety and hype, Small Bites answers key questions about child nutrition and eating by exploring their biological and sociocultural determinants. Are children naturally picky eaters? How can school meals help to address food insecurity and malnutrition? How has the industrial food system commodified children’s food and shaped children’s bodies? Tina Moffat investigates the feeding of children in school and at home around the world, revealing the influence of varied cultural approaches to childhood and food. This important work sets a course for food policy, schools, communities, and caregivers to improve children’s food and nutrition.

Taking the Bite Out of Rabies

  • Category : Science
  • Author : David John Gregory,Rowland Tinline
  • ISBN : 1487519834
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Number of Pages : 672
  • Readers : 4343

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Involved in rabies research for much of their working careers, editors Rowland Tinline and David Gregory explore Canada’s unique contributions to rabies management in Taking the Bite out of Rabies. By placing the major players in rabies management from provincial and federal agencies, universities, and research institutions in historical context, Tinline and Gregory trace Canada’s largely successful efforts to control rabies. Concerned about the loss of institutional memory that tends to follow success, Tinline and Gregory view this book as a crucial way to collate, verify, and preserve records for future understanding and research. The book maps the history of rabies across Canada and explores the science, organization, research, and development behind Canada’s public health and wildlife vaccination programs. It also discusses how ongoing changes in agency mandates, the environment, and the evolution of the rabies virus affect present and future prevention and control efforts.

Man Bites Dog: Hot Dog Culture in America

  • Category : Social Science
  • Author : Bruce Kraig, professor emeritus of History, Roosevelt University, Chicago, Founding President, Culinary Historians of Chicago; author, Man Bites Dog: Hot Dog Culture in America and Hot Dog: A Global History,Patty Carroll
  • ISBN : 0759120749
  • Publisher : AltaMira Press
  • Number of Pages : 200
  • Readers : 8567

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Category: Social Science Books

BOOK OVERVIEWS: Whether you call them franks, wieners, or red hots, hot dogs are as American as apple pie—but how did these little links become icons of American culture? Man Bites Dog explores the almighty hot dog through history, culture, styles, and even the people who made them famous. Loaded with stunning color photos by Patty Carroll, descriptions of neighborhood venues and flashy pushcarts from New York to Los Angeles, and recipes for cooking up hot dog heaven at home, this book is the ultimate source—informative, fun, and tasty—on the role of hot dogs in American culture.

Little Bites of Big Data for Public Policy

  • Category : Political Science
  • Author : Donald F. Kettl
  • ISBN : 1506383513
  • Publisher : CQ Press
  • Number of Pages : 96
  • Readers : 2585

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Category: Political Science Books

BOOK OVERVIEWS: "Kettl’s easy-to-read book and various examples of big data application are required reading for seasoned academics as well as for students who work in public administration and want to contribute to real-world problem solving." –Junghack Kim, Wichita State University Little Bites of Big Data for Public Policy brings to life the quest to make better policy with better evidence. This brief book frames the big puzzles and, through lively stories and clear examples, provides a valuable how-to guide for producing analysis that works—that speaks persuasively to policy makers, in the language they can best hear, on the problems for which they most need answers. Author Donald F. Kettl brings together the cutting-edge streams of data analytics and data visualization to frame the big puzzles and find ways to make the pieces fit together. By taking little bites of a wide variety of useful data, and then by analyzing it in ways that decision makers will find most helpful, analysts can be much more effective in shaping solutions to the most important problems governments face.

Plant and Planet

  • Category : Cooking
  • Author : Goodful
  • ISBN : 0593135520
  • Publisher : Rodale Books
  • Number of Pages : 256
  • Readers : 5054

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Simple steps can make an impact on our planet. From BuzzFeed’s Goodful, these 75 plant-based recipes plus plenty of low-waste strategies will guide you to a sustainable life you can feel good about. Goodful offers approachable recipes, tips, and guides for everyday life. In Plant and Planet, discover seventy-five plant-based recipes for meal prep, everyday celebrations, and cooking with the seasons, from Zucchini Lasagna Boats and Black Bean & Walnut Quesadillas to Caramelized Banana & Orange Parfaits, along with tons of ways to stock your kitchen, grow your own ingredients, turn your scraps into amazing treats, and more. Beautifully photographed, this cookbook is super practical and impactful, with surprising and easy ways to reduce environmental impact, shopping guides and meal plans, information about repurposing food waste, plus a guide to growing your own ingredients. You will learn how to: • Approach cooking from a seasonal perspective • Minimize packaging while maximizing flavor • Clear out your fridge and freezer to make comforting soups, salads, and other dishes Featuring contributions from experts DeVonn Francis, Lorena Ramirez, Lauren Singer, Nadiya Hussain, Kelis Rogers, David Zilber, and Ben Flanner, Plant and Planet is filled with tips and quick hits of information about the environmental impact of these recipes--all to deliver a low-stress, high-impact path to a low-waste kitchen.

Middle School Bites: Out for Blood

  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Author : Steven Banks
  • ISBN : 0823450651
  • Publisher : Holiday House
  • Number of Pages : 304
  • Readers : 5600

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Category: Juvenile Fiction Books

BOOK OVERVIEWS: Tom the Vam-Wolf-Zom is back--and so is the werewolf that bit him--in this monstrously funny series about a boy who's dying to fit in. Eleven-year-old Tom was bit by a vampire, a werewolf, and a zombie right before the first day of middle school. It was a weird and crazy day. And he didn't even get excused from sixth grade! Now he's being hunted down by the werewolf that bit him. Should Tom join a wolf pack? On the one hand, he could give up school and homework forever. (He really doesn't want to do his history report.) On the other hand, he'd miss his band, his friends, and Annie, his maybe-possibly-someday girlfriend. He might even miss his big sister, Emma. Then the vampire that bit him returns with a warning: the werewolf is dangerous. Perhaps Tom should stick with sixth grade--even if it's mostly talent show disappointments, detention, and chicken-turkey-salami-roast beef sandwiches. Created by an Emmy-nominated writer for SpongeBob, The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron, and CatDog, this hilarious series is illustrated with clever, cartoon-style art on every spread. Perfect for fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid and The Last Kids on Earth.

Biting the Bullet

  • Category : Fiction
  • Author : Jennifer Rardin
  • ISBN : 0316029068
  • Publisher : Orbit
  • Number of Pages : 336
  • Readers : 8647

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Category: Fiction Books

BOOK OVERVIEWS: I'm Lucille Robinson (aka Jaz Parks). This is a mission unlike anything my vampire boss, Vayl, and I have ever been on. It's not our usual take-them-out-and-run; it's an undercover mission that needs the whole gang: a psychic, an interpreter, and a weapons specialist. We've never gone in which such heavy artillery before, but the more the merrier, right? Um...nope. At least not since Vayl and I learned part of our job is to ferret out a mole concealed in our unit. To add to our problems, we're being harried by a pack of reavers bent on revenge, and targeted by a Seer who wants to share Vayl's power - at any cost. This is going to be a blast.

Die digitale Arztpraxis

  • Category : Medical
  • Author : Maike Henningsen,Philipp Stachwitz,Shabnam Fahimi-Weber
  • ISBN : 3954666944
  • Publisher : MWV
  • Number of Pages : 266
  • Readers : 9295

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Category: Medical Books

BOOK OVERVIEWS: Digitalisierung bedeutet keinesfalls nur die Transformation analoger in digitale Werkzeuge („E-Mail statt Fax“). Die Digitalisierung wird alle Facetten der Medizin beeinflussen: Diagnostik und Therapie, Prozesse und Prozeduren, Dokumentation und Kommunikation werden sich radikal wandeln und mit ihnen der Arbeitsalltag in der Arztpraxis wie wir sie kennen. Nicht nur die Rolle des Arztes wird eine andere sein, auch die der Patienten ist im Umbruch: Patienten sind heute bestens informiert, anspruchsvoll und nicht selten digital vernetzt. Bewertungsportale, Patientenforen, die Selbstüberwachung und -optimierung der eigenen Gesundheit durch Wearables und Smart Devices aufseiten der Patienten, Telemedizin, Algorithmen und digitale Arbeitsmittel werden das Rollenverständnis im Arzt-Patienten-Verhältnis durcheinanderwirbeln. Keine Arztpraxis kann sich diesen Veränderungen entziehen. Allerdings bestehen große Unsicherheiten in Bezug auf diese unausweichliche Transformation, mit der sich Arztpraxen auseinandersetzen müssen. Auch verfügbare Quellen, um sich in der Niederlassung zu informieren und Modifikationen zu definieren, sind rar. Wer definiert einen neuen Standard? Was bringt die Zukunft und was bedeutet das alles für den ambulanten Sektor der Medizin? „Die digitale Arztpraxis“ füllt die Wissenslücken und vermittelt alle wesentlichen Fragen rund um die digitale Transformation. Das Werk ist systematische Anleitung und Navigationshilfe in einem dynamischen Wissensgebiet, gibt praktische Tipps und wagt einen Blick in die Zukunft.

Sasha in Good Taste

  • Category : Cooking
  • Author : Sasha Pieterse
  • ISBN : 0062851411
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Number of Pages : 224
  • Readers : 1956

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Category: Cooking Books

BOOK OVERVIEWS: From Sasha Pieterse, the star of Pretty Little Liars, an inspiring and delectable full-color guide to cooking, baking, DIY, and embracing the joy of entertaining. Welcome to the party! Sasha Pieterse has had a passion for food and entertaining practically from birth. In Sasha in Good Taste, she shares her flair for the festive with a collection of her favorite recipes, décor ideas, and tips and tricks for throwing the ultimate party for any occasion. Covering every aspect of party planning, from budgeting to creating a menu to fun DIY projects to help set the mood, Sasha in Good Taste includes: SAVORY RECIPES: Burrata Meatballs, Stuffed Jalapeños, Whipped Ricotta Cheese Toast, yum . . . SWEET BITES: Whiskey Cupcakes, Adult Cookies and Milk, Churro Bowls, oh my! CURATED COCKTAILS: With "polite," "sassy," and nonalcoholic options PARTY IDEAS: From Cigar Bars to Paint Parties to Friendsgiving, and much more Inside you’ll find everything you need to throw the party of your dreams.

Ela brilha no escuro

  • Category : Poetry
  • Author : Fran Bitten
  • ISBN : 6589623368
  • Publisher : Buzz Editora
  • Number of Pages : 168
  • Readers : 8968

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Category: Poetry Books

BOOK OVERVIEWS: Assim como cada fase da lua, Ela brilha no escuro é uma celebração da alma, do sentido e da voz de cada mulher. Entrelaçando poesia e vida real, luz e sombra, Fran Bitten nos conduz por uma jornada sensível e honesta sobre traumas e amor, feminilidade, autodescoberta e sororidade, e nos mostra por que é que nós, mulheres, somos feitas de carne, de osso e de sonhos.

Prevention of Bug Bites, Stings, and Disease

  • Category : Nature
  • Author : Daniel Strickman,Stephen P. Frances,Mustapha Debboun
  • ISBN : 0199710902
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Number of Pages : Not Available
  • Readers : 9263

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Category: Nature Books

BOOK OVERVIEWS: Here is all the information you will ever need--no matter where you are in the world--to identify, avoid, and protect yourself against all manner of blood sucking or venomous arthropods, ranging from scorpions, spiders, ants, and bees to mites, ticks, lice, bed bugs, sand flies, biting midges, mosquitoes, and horse flies. Line drawings and representative color photographs help identify bugs accurately, and information on each bug's particular habits and habitats allows readers to minimize potentially annoying, painful, and even lethal encounters. This book is packed with helpful tips on using barriers--window-screens, bed nets, smoky coils, and proper clothing, and on choosing the right repellent for the right bug in the right place. Readers also will learn how to apply pesticides safely and effectively. Based on the best available science, this well-illustrated, crystal clear guide will be a welcome guest in any home or back yard, and an essential companion for travelers around the world.

Vampires Never Get Old

  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Author : Zoraida Córdova,Natalie C. Parker
  • ISBN : 1250230004
  • Publisher : Imprint
  • Number of Pages : 320
  • Readers : 5652

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Category: Young Adult Fiction Books

BOOK OVERVIEWS: "Boundary-pushing... Stories that stake a new claim on old tropes." —Publishers Weekly, starred review Eleven fresh vampire stories from young adult fiction’s leading voices in this bestselling anthology! In this delicious new collection, you’ll find stories about lurking vampires of social media, rebellious vampires hungry for more than just blood, eager vampires coming out—and going out for their first kill—and other bold, breathtaking, dangerous, dreamy, eerie, iconic, powerful creatures of the night. Welcome to the evolution of the vampire—and a revolution on the page. Vampires Never Get Old includes stories by authors both bestselling and acclaimed, including Samira Ahmed, Dhonielle Clayton, Zoraida Córdova and Natalie C. Parker, Tessa Gratton, Heidi Heilig, Julie Murphy, Mark Oshiro, Rebecca Roanhorse, Laura Ruby, Victoria “V. E.” Schwab, and Kayla Whaley. An Imprint Book "Vampire fans, sink your teeth into this satisfying collection." —Kirkus Reviews

Biting Cold

  • Category : Fiction
  • Author : Chloe Neill
  • ISBN : 1101590424
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Number of Pages : 352
  • Readers : 5052

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Category: Fiction Books

BOOK OVERVIEWS: Turned into a vampire against her will, twenty-eight-year-old Merit found her way into the dark circle of Chicago’s vampire underground, where she learned there was more to supernaturals than met the eye—and more supernaturals than the public ever imagined. And not all the secrets she learned were for sharing—among humans or inhumans. Now Merit is on the hunt, charging across the stark American Midwest, tailing a rogue supernatural intent on stealing an ancient artifact that could unleash catastrophic evil on the world. But Merit is also the prey. An enemy of Chicagoland is hunting her, and he’ll stop at nothing to get the book for himself. No mercy allowed. No rules apply. No lives spared. The race is on.

My Love is Blind (2017 Edition - PDF)

  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Author : Tan Guan Heng
  • ISBN : 981170712X
  • Publisher : Asiapac Books Pte Ltd
  • Number of Pages : Not Available
  • Readers : 8022

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Category: Biography & Autobiography Books

BOOK OVERVIEWS: “Perhaps I will write about my own life as a blind person,” Choon Guan said. “I’ll entitle it My Love is Blind. The word blind will embrace your name, Lin.” His big eyes widened and lit up, sparkling and full of tenderness. His lips moved in a soundless whisper: “My Love is Lin.” Tan Guan Heng lost his sight at the age of 28. In his first novel, he paints a nostalgic picture of Singapore on the brink of independence. With biting honesty and ironic humour, this novel brings to life the world of the blind and their sighted helpers. More than twenty years after its first publication in 1995, My Love is Blind has retained its enduring appeal as one of Singapore’s most extraordinary and memorable novels. Asiapac Books is pleased to launch a special edition of this groundbreaking novel, updated with an epilogue and a new foreword by Dr. Tommy Koh, and an afterword by literary critic, Gwee Li Sui.

Barking & Biting

  • Category : Poetry
  • Author : Sina Queyras
  • ISBN : 1771122188
  • Publisher : Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press
  • Number of Pages : 100
  • Readers : 9419

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Category: Poetry Books

BOOK OVERVIEWS: This collection brings together representative work from Sina Queyras’s poetic oeuvre. Queyras is at the forefront of contemporary discussions of genre, gender, and criticism of poetry. Her influential blog-turned-literary-magazine, Lemon Hound, published up-and-coming writers as well as work by established literary figures in Canada and abroad. The title, Barking & Biting, makes reference to the tagline of Lemon Hound: “more bark than bite.” Erin Wunker’s introduction situates Queyras’s poetry within ongoing debates around genre and gender. It suggests that Queyras’s writing, be it literary critical, poetic, or prose, is precise and probing but avoids toothless critical positioning. It pays particular attention to Queyras’s poetic innovations and intertextual references to other women writers, and suggests that read together Queyras’s oeuvre embodies an engaged feminist attention—what Joan Retallack has called a “poethics,” where poetry and ethics are bound together as a mode of inquiry and aesthetics. Queyras’s poems trace a consistent concern with both poetic genealogies and the status of women. Thus far, twenty-first century poetics have been preoccupied with two ongoing conversations: the perceived divide between lyric and conceptual writing, and the underrepresentation of women and other non-dominant subjects. While these two topics may seem epistemologically and ethically separate, they are in fact irrevocably intertwined. Questions of form are, at their root, questions of visibility and recognizability. Will the reader know a poem when she sees it? And will that seeing alter her perception of the world? And how is the form of the poem altered, productively or un-, by the identity politics of its author? These are the questions that undergird Queyras’s poetry and guide the editorial selections. Queyras’s poetics pay dogged attention to questions of both representation and genre. In each of her poetry collections she inhabits tenets of the traditional lyric but leverages the genre open to let conceptualism in. This is demonstrated in her afterword, “Lyric Conceptualism, a Manifesto in Progress,” which was first published on the Poetry Foundation’s Harriet the Blog. In it Queyras puts forward a set of maxims about the possibilities of a new hybrid, the conceptual lyric poem.

Another Stereotype Bites the Dust

  • Category : Humor
  • Author : Darrin Bell
  • ISBN : 0740799320
  • Publisher : Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Number of Pages : 128
  • Readers : 9327

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Category: Humor Books

BOOK OVERVIEWS: Darrin Bell's Candorville is an insightful comic strip for today's world. Brutally honest but still evenhanded, Candorville takes on some of society's toughest issues, giving readers something to think about--as well as smirks, chuckles, and guffaws. Another Stereotype Bites the Dust is a collection of creator Darrin Bell's Candorville cartoon strip. In this thought-provoking strip Bell uses a diverse group of friends to paint a real yet humorous portrait of inner-city America. An educated underachiever, Lemont Brown is an aspiring writer. Socially conscious, he wants to work at changing the world and infusing it with wisdom and justice--if only he could pay his rent. Lemont's childhood friend Susan Garcia is a book-smart and street savvy Mexican-American woman who won't let bigotry or any glass ceiling keep her down. And Lemont's friend Clyde (aka C-Dog) is a streetwise thug and undiscovered rapper who'd rather mooch off his mother than get a job. Another Stereotype Bites the Dust deals with some tough issues--poverty, homelessness, racism, and personal responsibility--with knowing irony and incisive satire. Bell uses edgy dialogue and modern situations to jab everything from political correctness to political spinning, from political hindsight to office politics, making it a hit with the socially aware.

Food Bites

  • Category : Technology & Engineering
  • Author : Richard W Hartel,AnnaKate Hartel
  • ISBN : 9780387758459
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Number of Pages : 190
  • Readers : 6642

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Category: Technology & Engineering Books

BOOK OVERVIEWS: Food Bites is an easy-to-read, often humorous book on the scientific basis of the foods we eat, and answers those pesky, niggling questions such as: Is the quality of beer really affected by the type of water used? and Processed foods: good or bad? Readers will be captivated by this superbly written book, especially so as their guides are Professor Richard Hartel, professor of Food Engineering at UW-Madison, along with his daughter, AnnaKate Hartel. Professor Hartel has for the last four years penned a witty and illuminating column on all aspects of food science for the Capital Times of Madison, and his weekly wisdom has now been collected into a single publication. With a huge and growing interest in the science of food, this treasure trove of knowledge and practical information, in 60 bite-sized chunks, is sure to be a bestseller.

Reality Bites Back

  • Category : Social Science
  • Author : Jennifer L. Pozner
  • ISBN : 1580053750
  • Publisher : Seal Press
  • Number of Pages : 392
  • Readers : 1719

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Category: Social Science Books

BOOK OVERVIEWS: Nearly every night on every major network, “unscripted” (but carefully crafted) “reality” TV shows routinely glorify retrograde stereotypes that most people would assume got left behind 35 years ago. In Reality Bites Back, media critic Jennifer L. Pozner aims a critical, analytical lens at a trend most people dismiss as harmless fluff. She deconstructs reality TV’s twisted fairytales to demonstrate that far from being simple “guilty pleasures,” these programs are actually guilty of fomenting gender-war ideology and significantly affecting the intellectual and political development of this generation’s young viewers. She lays out the cultural biases promoted by reality TV about gender, race, class, sexuality, and consumerism, and explores how those biases shape and reflect our cultural perceptions of who we are, what we’re valued for, and what we should view as “our place” in society. Smart and informative, Reality Bites Back arms readers with the tools they need to understand and challenge the stereotypes reality TV reinforces and, ultimately, to demand accountability from the corporations responsible for this contemporary cultural attack on three decades of feminist progress.

Heir of Fire

  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Author : Sarah J. Maas
  • ISBN : 1619630664
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Number of Pages : 384
  • Readers : 7989

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Celaena has survived deadly contests and shattering heartbreak-but at an unspeakable cost. Now, she must travel to a new land to confront her darkest truth . . . a truth about her heritage that could change her life-and her future-forever. Meanwhile, brutal and monstrous forces are gathering on the horizon, intent on enslaving her world. Will Celaena find the strength to not only fight her inner demons, but to take on the evil that is about to be unleashed? The bestselling series that has captured readers all over the world reaches new heights in this sequel to the New York Times best-selling Crown of Midnight. Packed with heart-pounding action, fierce new characters, and swoon-worthy romance, this third book will enthrall readers from start to finish.

The Beast of Bites

  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Author : Coyote Peterson
  • ISBN : 0316461067
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Number of Pages : 304
  • Readers : 8155

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Animal Planet star and Emmy Award-winning host of YouTube's Brave Wilderness Coyote Peterson is back, and this time he's being BITTEN by some of Earth's wildest beasts in this full-color adventure, perfect for fans of The King of Sting and all animal enthusiasts. In The Beast of Bites, Coyote chronicles his most memorable--and painful--bites from his wildest animal encounters seen on the Brave Wilderness YouTube channel. Coyote faces everything from snapping turtle chomps to the horrific, venomous grasp of a giant desert centipede. Featuring photographic stills from episodes, original full-color illustrations, and packed with facts about nature's most misunderstood creatures, this is a dream book for any kid that loves animals, the great outdoors, and daringly dangerous adventures!

"Venomous" Bites from "Non-Venomous" Snakes

  • Category : Medical
  • Author : Scott A Weinstein,David A. Warrell,Daniel E. Keyler
  • ISBN : 0128227877
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Number of Pages : 790
  • Readers : 7198

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Category: Medical Books

BOOK OVERVIEWS: "Venomous" Bites from "Non-Venomous" Snakes, Second Edition thoroughly examines the potential hazards associated with bites by non-front-fanged snakes (popularly, but inaccurately, called "rear-fanged snakes"). This diverse group contains approximately 80% of living snake species (approximately 2,900 species). A large proportion of these snakes were previously assigned to the family Colubridae but, as a consequence of expanding systematics investigations, have been split into multiple families and subfamilies. Many of these snakes produce venoms or oral secretions that contain toxins and other biologically active substances. A large variety of non–front-fanged snakes figure in the pet industry, yet little documented information or formal study of their potential medical importance has been published. Therefore, although the possible medical importance of many of these species has been subjected to speculation since the mid-19th century, there is a limited amount of useful descriptive information regarding the real hazard (or lack thereof) of this wide variety of snakes. The first edition of this book provided "one-stop shopping" by offering information regarding their possible toxicity and clinical relevance as well as recommendations for medical management of their bites. The second edition expands and updates the content with detailed information about the effects and medical management of bites by a broad representation of non–front-fanged species. The hypothetical venomous nature of some lizards considered as non-venomous such as the Komodo monitor or dragon and their allies, as well as the medical effects of their bites, is also examined. The dynamic taxonomy of advanced snakes is updated, and the bases for some of these fluid changes are discussed. Likewise, terminology is also updated in order to reflect the ongoing debates regarding the definition of "venom" and the balanced reinforcement of nonmedical criteria used to define the biological basis of the term "venomous." Fills a gap in toxicological, medical, and herpetological literature by providing a comprehensive review of this entire assemblage of non–front-fanged snakes, with particular attention given to their capacity to cause harm to humans Offers a patient-centered, evidence-based approach which is applied to analyzing documented case reports of bites inflicted by a broad representation of species Provides expanded and updated detailed information on the clinical management of medically significant bites from non–front-fanged snakes, which is also methodically reviewed, and specific recommendations are provided Includes updates of the fluid taxonomy of advanced snakes and also of terminology with particular regard to the definition of "venom" and the nonmedical criteria used to define the biological basis of the "venomous condition" in snakes and lizards

Image Bite Politics

  • Category : Psychology
  • Author : Maria Elizabeth Grabe,Erik Page Bucy
  • ISBN : 9780199707270
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Number of Pages : 344
  • Readers : 3842

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Category: Psychology Books

BOOK OVERVIEWS: Image Bite Politics is the first book to systematically assess the visual presentation of presidential candidates in network news coverage of elections and to connect these visual images with shifts in public opinion. Presenting the results of a comprehensive visual analysis of general election news from 1992-2004, encompassing four presidential campaigns, the authors highlight the remarkably potent influence of television images when it comes to evaluating leaders. The book draws from a variety of disciplines, including political science, behavioral biology, cognitive neuroscience, and media studies, to investigate the visual framing of elections in an incisive, fresh, and interdisciplinary fashion. Moreover, the book presents findings that are counterintuitive and challenge widely held assumptions--yet are supported by systematic data. For example, Republicans receive consistently more favorable visual treatment than Democrats, countering the conventional wisdom of a "liberal media bias"; and image bites are more prevalent, and in some elections more potent, in shaping voter opinions of candidates than sound bites. Finally, the authors provide a foundation for promoting visual literacy among news audiences and bring the importance of visual analysis to the forefront of research.

Cowboy Bites: A Rough Riders Cookbook

  • Category : Fiction
  • Author : Lorelei James,Suzanne M. Johnson
  • ISBN : 1952457181
  • Publisher : Blue Box Press
  • Number of Pages : Not Available
  • Readers : 4834

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Category: Fiction Books

BOOK OVERVIEWS: Saddle up and get ready to ride again with the infamous McKay family! New York Times bestselling author Lorelei James has whipped up six brand new Rough Riders short stories featuring fan favorite couples—Cord and AJ, Colby and Channing, Keely and Jack, Colt and India, Carter and Macie, and Boone and Sierra. These slice of life tales are the perfect accompaniment to USA Today Bestselling author Suzanne Johnson’s delicious, down home recipes—family fare created to share round the table with love, laughter, and plenty of second helpings. So kick off your boots, hang up your hat and prepare to stay awhile as you’re entertained and tantalized with Cowboy Bites!