Jill the Reckless

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  • Category : Fiction
  • Author : P. G. Wodehouse
  • ISBN : 3986476199
  • Publisher : Phoemixx Classics Ebooks
  • Number of Pages : 555
  • Readers : 6894

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Jill the Reckless - P. G. Wodehouse - Jill The Reckless is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse.The heroine here, Jill Mariner, is a sweet-natured and wealthy young woman who, at the opening, is engaged to an MP, the baronet Sir Derek Underhill. We follow her through financial disaster, an adventure with a parrot, a policeman and the colourful proletariat, a broken engagement, an awkward stay with some grasping relatives, employment as a chorus girl, and the finding of true love.

Heads in Beds

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  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Author : Jacob Tomsky
  • ISBN : 0385535643
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Number of Pages : 304
  • Readers : 9992

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: In the tradition of Kitchen Confidential and Waiter Rant, a rollicking, eye-opening, fantastically indiscreet memoir of a life spent (and misspent) in the hotel industry. Jacob Tomsky never intended to go into the hotel business. As a new college graduate, armed only with a philosophy degree and a singular lack of career direction, he became a valet parker for a large luxury hotel in New Orleans. Yet, rising fast through the ranks, he ended up working in “hospitality” for more than a decade, doing everything from supervising the housekeeping department to manning the front desk at an upscale Manhattan hotel. He’s checked you in, checked you out, separated your white panties from the white bed sheets, parked your car, tasted your room-service meals, cleaned your toilet, denied you a late checkout, given you a wake-up call, eaten M&Ms out of your minibar, laughed at your jokes, and taken your money. In Heads in Beds he pulls back the curtain to expose the crazy and compelling reality of a multi-billion-dollar industry we think we know. Heads in Beds is a funny, authentic, and irreverent chronicle of the highs and lows of hotel life, told by a keenly observant insider who’s seen it all. Prepare to be amused, shocked, and amazed as he spills the unwritten code of the bellhops, the antics that go on in the valet parking garage, the housekeeping department’s dirty little secrets—not to mention the shameless activities of the guests, who are rarely on their best behavior. Prepare to be moved, too, by his candor about what it’s like to toil in a highly demanding service industry at the luxury level, where people expect to get what they pay for (and often a whole lot more). Employees are poorly paid and frequently abused by coworkers and guests alike, and maintaining a semblance of sanity is a daily challenge. Along his journey Tomsky also reveals the secrets of the industry, offering easy ways to get what you need from your hotel without any hassle. This book (and a timely proffered twenty-dollar bill) will help you score late checkouts and upgrades, get free stuff galore, and make that pay-per-view charge magically disappear. Thanks to him you’ll know how to get the very best service from any business that makes its money from putting heads in beds. Or, at the very least, you will keep the bellmen from taking your luggage into the camera-free back office and bashing it against the wall repeatedly.

American Exceptionalism and the Legacy of Vietnam

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  • Category : Political Science
  • Author : Trevor McCrisken
  • ISBN : 1403948178
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Number of Pages : 237
  • Readers : 5361

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: American Exceptionalism and the Legacy of Vietnam examines the influence of the belief in American exceptionalism on the history of U.S. foreign policy since the Vietnam War. Trevor B. McCrisken analyzes attempts by each post-Vietnam U.S. administration to revive the popular belief in exceptionalism both rhetorically and by pursuing foreign policy supposedly grounded in traditional American principles. He argues that exceptionalism consistently provided the framework for foreign policy discourse but that the conduct of foreign affairs was limited by the Vietnam syndrome.

Reckless IV: The Silver Tracks

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  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Author : Cornelia Funke
  • ISBN : 1782693300
  • Publisher : Pushkin Children's Books
  • Number of Pages : 384
  • Readers : 7889

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: The thrilling fourth instalment in Cornelia Funke's internationally bestselling Reckless series The fourth adventure through the Mirror leads to the Far East, where Jacob and Fox finally track down Will, who is travelling with rival hunter Nerron. In spite of his misgivings, Jacob agrees to go with them to the Island of the Foxes, in quest of another magical Mirror. But their search quickly leads them into more peril, and as Jacob seeks security for himself and Fox, he is reminded of a disturbing promise he once made that now threatens everything. Full of fairy tales and legends, old friends and new enemies, The Silver Tracks is the long-awaited fourth volume in the thrilling Reckless series.

Reckless Rites

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  • Category : Religion
  • Author : Elliott Horowitz
  • ISBN : 0691190399
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Number of Pages : 340
  • Readers : 6079

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Historical accounts of Jewish violence--particularly against Christians--have long been explosive material. Some historians have distorted these records for anti-Semitic purposes. Others have discounted, dismissed, or simply ignored the evidence, often for apologetic purposes. In Reckless Rites, Elliott Horowitz takes a new and forthright look at both the history of Jewish violence since late antiquity and the ways in which generations of historians have grappled with that history. In the process, he has written the most wide-ranging book on Jewish violence in any language, and the first to fully acknowledge and address the actual anti-Christian practices that became part of the playful, theatrical violence of the Jewish festival of Purim. He has also examined the different ways in which the book of Esther, upon which the festival is based, was used by Jews and Christians over the centuries--whether as an ancient mirror of modern tribulations or as the scriptural basis for anti-Semitic claims regarding the bloodthirstiness of the Jews. Reckless Rites reassesses the historical interpretation of Jewish violence--from the alleged massacre of thousands of Christians in seventh-century Jerusalem to later medieval attacks on Christian symbols such as the crucifix, transgressions that were often committed in full knowledge that their likely consequence would be death. A book that calls for major changes in the way that Jewish history is written and conceptualized, Reckless Rites will be essential reading for scholars and students of history, religion, and Jewish-Christian relations.

Reckless

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  • Category : Fiction
  • Author : Vi Carter
  • ISBN : Not Available
  • Publisher : CARTER BOOKS
  • Number of Pages : 83
  • Readers : 9770

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: A Dark Irish Mafia Romance. She owns the land that I need… to hide bodies. Siobhan. A city girl with no ties to the land. It was supposed to be an easy buy. No complications. And definitely no conflicts. But her soft eyes have me hooked. Having her is all can I think about. But she isn’t the reason why I’m here. The task at hand is crucial. There can be no room for mistakes. Family comes first. It’s what the O’Reagans have always lived by. Returning home without this land isn’t an option. Is losing my family worth gambling with my heart? KEYWORDS: New Adult Romance, Complete Series, Mafia Romance, Dark Mafia Romance, Irish Mafia Romance, Romance, Irish Romance, Obsessed Romance, Alpha Male, Romance Books, Romance Novels, Suspenseful Romance, Billionaire Romance, New Adult Romance, Romance eBook, Romance Series, Top Romance Reads, Dark Romance, Hot Romance, Alpha Hero, Feisty Heroine, Wealthy, Billionaire, Romance Novel, Romance Books, Seduction, Sexy, Sensual, Current, Vi Carter Books, Series, Story, Suspense, Thriller, Action Adventure, Hot Sexy Read, Love Story, Alpha Male, Happy Ever After, Suspenseful Read, Book, Rich, Quick read, New Adult, Romantic Suspense, HEA, Curvy, Cliffhanger, Popular Series, Top Rated Books, Millionaire, , Romance Books, Essential Reads, Adventure Books, free book, free romance book, free mafia romance, free novel, Irish Mafia, action, complete series, strong heroine, friends to lovers, slow burn romance, romance books free, free books to read and download.

Dirty, Reckless Love

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  • Category : Fiction
  • Author : Lexi Ryan
  • ISBN : 194083208X
  • Publisher : Lexi Ryan
  • Number of Pages : 395
  • Readers : 5819

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: From New York Times bestselling author Lexi Ryan comes a sexy new standalone romance about a woman torn between two men from her past, searching for missing memories that could hold the key to her future. I’m in love with a man who tried to kill me. At least that’s what they tell me . . . Six weeks ago, paramedics found me unconscious in my own home. Beaten. Bruised. Hardly breathing. When I woke up, I couldn’t remember the last three years or anything about my life in Jackson Harbor. They tell me my fiancé, Colton McKinley, is on the run for what he did to me. They tell me I’m safer if I stay away. I don’t care if my memories ever come back. I want nothing to do with those missing years . . . until a sexy stranger with angry eyes shows up on my doorstep and demands I stop ignoring him. Levi Jackson is my fiancé’s best friend, but seeing him sparks something inside me. As the truth unravels in my mind, I know they’re wrong about Colton. My own secrets are far more dangerous than the man I was engaged to. I return to Jackson Harbor to search for answers and find myself running from a faceless boogeyman and seeking refuge in Levi’s arms. And in his bed. I can’t deny my feelings for Levi. But as the pile of lies between us grows, I realize that sometimes the truth can’t set us free. Sometimes, it’s the very thing that can destroy us.

Reckless

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  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Author : Chrissie Hynde
  • ISBN : 0345816269
  • Publisher : Random House Canada
  • Number of Pages : 352
  • Readers : 6763

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: From Chrissie Hynde, one of rock's most iconic, alluring, kick-ass, and (let's face it) sexy women, a brilliant, no-holds barred memoir of a rock life lived to the hilt. Chrissie Hynde, the songwriter and frontwoman of The Pretenders in its various incarnations, has for 35 years been one of the most admired and adored and imitated figures in rock. This long-awaited memoir tells her life story in full and utterly fascinating detail, from her fifties childhood in Akron, Ohio, to her classic baby boomer seduction by the rock of the sixties to her sojourn in the crucible of punk that was seventies London to her instant emergence with her band The Pretenders in 1980 into stardom as a frontwoman and songwriter. She brings a fantastic eye for detail, a withering and sardonic sense of humor and a fearless and sometimes naked emotional honesty to her memoir, and every line, every word of it, is unmistakably hers. It is sure to be recognized as a classic of rock literature--and man, is it fun to read.

The Reckless Kind

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  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Author : Carly Heath
  • ISBN : 1641292822
  • Publisher : Soho Press
  • Number of Pages : 336
  • Readers : 5813

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: A genre-defying debut, this queer historical YA centers a wild and reckless trio who fly in the face of small-town tradition—full of compassion, love, and determination to live the lives of their choosing. It’s 1904 on an island just west of Norway, and Asta Hedstrom doesn’t want to marry her odious betrothed, Nils. But her mother believes she should be grateful for the possibility of any domestic future, given her single-sided deafness, unconventional appearance, and even stranger notions. Asta would rather spend her life performing in the village theater with her fellow outcasts: her best friend Gunnar Fuglestad and his secret boyfriend, wealthy Erlend Fournier. But the situation takes a dire turn when Nils lashes out in jealousy—gravely injuring Gunnar. Shunning marriage for good, Asta moves with Gunnar and Erlend to their secluded cabin above town. With few ties left to their families, they have one shot at gaining enough kroner to secure their way of life: win the village’s annual horse race. Despite Gunnar’s increasing misgivings, Asta and Erlend intend to prove this unheard-of arrangement will succeed. Asta trains as a blacksmith; Erlend cares for recovering Gunnar. But as race day approaches, the villagers’ hateful ignorance only grows stronger. With this year’s competition proving dangerous for the trio, Asta and Erlend soon find they face another equally deadly peril: the possibility of losing Gunnar, and their found family, forever.

The Lovely Reckless

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  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Author : Kami Garcia
  • ISBN : 1250079225
  • Publisher : Imprint
  • Number of Pages : 304
  • Readers : 4801

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: From New York Times best-selling author Kami Garcia, a contemporary romance full of loss, love, and redemption. She used to care about being the good girl. Haunted by the memory of her boyfriend's death, Frankie Devereux lives her life by one dangerous rule: nothing matters. But she crosses the line with a reckless choice that forces her to move in with her dad—an overprotective cop—and transfer to a new school. When Frankie meets Marco, a tough street racer who is risking everything for his family, things get complicated. He wasn't always the bad boy. Everyone says Marco Leone is trouble. But at Frankie's new school, where fistfights in the halls don’t faze anyone and illegal street racing is more popular than football, Marco is also the fastest (and hottest) guy around. As their attraction grows, Frankie can't seem to stay away from him—until she discovers Marco's dangerous secret. Your own heart will race with each page turn of this heart-stopping star-crossed love story. An Imprint Book

The Reckless Oath We Made

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  • Category : Fiction
  • Author : Bryn Greenwood
  • ISBN : 0525541861
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Number of Pages : 448
  • Readers : 6366

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: A new provocative love story from the New York Times bestselling author of All the Ugly and Wonderful Things. “The story of Zee and Gentry is the reason we read.” —Brunonia Barry Their journey will break them—or save them. A moving and complicated love story for our time, The Reckless Oath We Made redefines what it means to be heroic. Zee has never admitted to needing anybody. But she needs Gentry. Her tough exterior shelters a heart that’s loyal to the point of self-destruction, while autistic Gentry wears his heart on his sleeve, including his desire to protect Zee at all costs. When an abduction tears Zee’s family apart, she turns to Gentry—and sets in motion a journey and a love that will change their lives forever. “[A] mind-blowing book that has left me scrambling to pick up the pieces of my brain and my shattered heart . . . Prepare to have your mind and heart expanded to their limits.” —The Oklahoman

Destroy All Monsters: A Reckless Book

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  • Category : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Author : Ed Brubaker
  • ISBN : 1534322450
  • Publisher : Image Comics
  • Number of Pages : 144
  • Readers : 7396

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: The next book in the red-hot RECKLESS series is here! ""Oh man, this book pushed every crime fiction button for me...Bliss."" —PATTON OSWALT Bestselling crime noir masters ED BRUBAKER and SEAN PHILLIPS bring us a new original graphic novel starring troublemaker-for-hire Ethan Reckless. It's 1988, and Ethan has been hired for his strangest case yet: finding the secrets of a Los Angeles real estate mogul. How hard could that be, right? But what starts as a deep dive into the life of a stranger will soon take a deadly turn, and Ethan will risk everything that still matters to him. Another smash hit from the award-winning creators of RECKLESS, PULP, MY HEROES HAVE ALWAYS BEEN JUNKIES, CRIMINAL, and KILL OR BE KILLED—and a must-have for all BRUBAKER and PHILLIPS fans!

A Reckless Heart

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  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Author : Amy Clipston
  • ISBN : 0310577926
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Number of Pages : 224
  • Readers : 9443

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Slipping. Lydia Bontrager’s youngest sister is frighteningly ill, and as a good Amish daughter, it falls to Lydia to care for her siblings and keep the household running, in addition to working as a teacher’s assistant and helping part time at her grandmother’s bakery. Succumbing to stress, Lydia gives in to one wild night and returns home drunk. The secret of that mistake leaves Lydia feeling even more restless and confused, especially when Joshua, the only boy she’s ever loved, becomes increasingly distant. When a non-Amish boy moves in nearby, Lydia finds someone who understands her, but the community is convinced Lydia is becoming too reckless. With the pressures at home and her sister’s worsening condition, a splintering relationship with Joshua, and her own growing questions over what is right, Lydia could lose everything that she’s ever held close.

Reckless Love

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  • Category : Religion
  • Author : Cory Asbury
  • ISBN : 1629997587
  • Publisher : Charisma Media
  • Number of Pages : 240
  • Readers : 5910

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Based on the Grammy-nominated number one single “RECKLESS LOVE” The song “Reckless Love” was named both Song of the Year and Worship Song of the Year at the 2018 GMA Dove Awards. But with its success came controversy. After all, is God’s love reckless? In this forty-day journey “Reckless Love” songwriter Cory Asbury dives deep into the heart of the popular worship song and explores its many themes, including: How to live as sons and daughters of God How to understand and receive unmerited grace How to see the Father’s kindness, even amid trials and pain Deepen your understanding of God’s love for you, and encounter His Father heart in a way you’ve never experienced. FEATURES AND BENEFITS: Reckless Love is a daily journey based on the chart-topping song written by Cory Asbury. Each entry will contain a Scripture verse, a highlighted “point to ponder,” and lines for journaling.

Sergeant Reckless (Animals to the Rescue #2)

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  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Author : Emma Carlson Berne
  • ISBN : 1338812157
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Number of Pages : 108
  • Readers : 7742

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: The legendary tale of Sergeant Reckless comes to life in this heavily illustrated nonfiction chapter book series perfect for fans of Ranger in Time! Born to be racehorse in Seoul, Korea, Reckless was always destined for greatness. Then the Korean War began in 1950, and those dreams were dashed. But when Reckless was bought by a group of US Marines to work on the frontlines, it quickly became clear that this little mare had the heart of a hero. This action-packed series explores the stories of real-life animal heroes who saved the day! With black-and-white art throughout and dramatic storytelling, readers are taken on an exciting journey they won't soon forget. Fans of Ranger in Time will devour these true tales of incredible animal heroes!

Reckless Hearts (Short Story)

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  • Category : Fiction
  • Author : Melanie Benjamin
  • ISBN : 0425284530
  • Publisher : Dell
  • Number of Pages : 36
  • Readers : 6616

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Melanie Benjamin introduces readers to the lavish, heady world of her novel The Swans of Fifth Avenue with this exclusive ebook short story! In this enchanting prequel, New York society and Hollywood royalty collide during the doomed and decadent life of Ernest Hemingway. Spain, 1959. Slim Hawks Hayward likes to think she doesn’t get jealous. But when her dear friend Lauren “Betty” Bacall learns that Papa Hemingway has come to watch the bullfights and insists that Slim make introductions, she can’t help feeling protective. Slim has known Papa for years. He always makes her feel like the most beautiful woman in the room—even when his wife is standing right beside him. Truth be told, Slim could have learned to love him all those years ago, in the streets of Havana or the mountains of the American West. Now, Slim is sure that Papa will fall for Betty. What she doesn’t anticipate is the feeling that Papa himself has changed—and their relationship will never be the same. Features a captivating preview of Melanie Benjamin’s highly anticipated novel The Swans of Fifth Avenue! Advance praise for Melanie Benjamin’s The Swans of Fifth Avenue “The strange and fascinating relationship between Truman Capote and his ‘swans’ is wonderfully reimagined in this engrossing novel. It’s a credit to Benjamin that we end up caring so much for these women of power, grace, and beauty—and for Capote, too.”—Sara Gruen, New York Times bestselling author of Water for Elephants “A delicious tale . . . Melanie Benjamin has turned Truman Capote’s greatest scandal into your next must-read book-club selection.”—Jamie Ford, New York Times bestselling author of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet “Reading The Swans of Fifth Avenue is like being ushered into a party where you’re offered champagne and fed the sumptuous secrets of New York’s elite—without having to pay the price afterward. The swans are outmatched only by the elegance of Melanie Benjamin’s prose—captivatingly earnest and sophisticated.”—Vanessa Diffenbaugh, New York Times bestselling author of The Language of Flowers “Benjamin convincingly portrays a large cast of colorful historical figures while crafting a compelling, gossipy narrative with rich emotional depth.”—Library Journal

The Right Side of Reckless

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  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Author : Whitney D. Grandison
  • ISBN : 0369702808
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Number of Pages : 304
  • Readers : 5366

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: He’s never met a rule he didn’t break… She’s followed the rules her whole life… When they meet, one golden rule is established: stay away. Sparks fly in this edgy own voices novel, perfect for fans of Sandhya Menon, S. K. Ali, and Kristina Forest. They were supposed to ignore each other and respect that fine line between them… Guillermo Lozano is getting a fresh start. New town, new school, and no more reckless behavior. He’s done his time, and now he needs to right his wrongs. But when his work at the local community center throws him into the path of the one girl who is off-limits, friendship sparks…and maybe more. Regan London needs a fresh perspective. The pressure to stay in her “perfect” relationship and be the good girl all the time has worn her down. But when the walls start to cave in and she finds unexpected understanding from the boy her parents warned about, she can’t ignore her feelings anymore. The disapproval is instant. Being together might just get Guillermo sent away. But when it comes to the heart, sometimes you have to break the rules and be a little bit reckless…

Reckless

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  • Category : Fiction
  • Author : Amanda Quick
  • ISBN : 0307575691
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Number of Pages : 400
  • Readers : 6349

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Reckless--Phoebe Layton had always imagined Gabriel Banner a brave and valiant knight, which was why she went to him when she was in desperate need of help. but when she lures her shining knight to a lonely midnight rendezvous, Phoebe finds herself sparring with a dangerously desirable man who is nothing like the hero of her dreams. She fears she's made a dreadful mistake when Gabriel sweeps her into his arms and passionately embraces her. Yet it's a kiss that seals her fate. Now Gabriel must possess her -- even if he has to slay a dragon to do it! *A New York Times Bestseller

Lawfare

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  • Category : Law
  • Author : Orde F. Kittrie
  • ISBN : 0190263598
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Number of Pages : 200
  • Readers : 7402

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: International military interventions endanger soldier and civilian lives, can be financially costly, and risk spiraling out of control. One incident which exemplified the risks involved a US and UK wish to stop a Russian ship from delivering helicopter gunships to the Assad regime in Syria in 2012. Forcibly intercepting a Russian ship in transit could have risked World War III, so they developed an alternative, non-confrontational maneuver: instead of military intervention, the UK persuaded the ship's insurer, London's Standard Club, to withdraw the ship's insurance. This loss of insurance caused the ship to return to Russia, thus avoiding an international clash as well as the delivery of deadly weapons to Syria. This use of legal maneuvering in lieu of armed force is known as "lawfare" and is becoming a critical tool in the foreign policy arena. In Lawfare, author Orde Kittrie draws on his experiences as a lawfare practitioner, US State Department attorney, and international law scholar in analyzing the theory and practice of lawfare. Kittrie explains how factors including the increased reach of international laws and tribunals and the rise of economic globalization and information technology have fueled lawfare's increasing power and prevalence. The book includes case studies of recent offensive and defensive lawfare by the United States, China, all sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and several non-governmental organizations and individuals. Kittrie asserts that much of the United States' most effective and creative lawfare today is being waged by private sector or other non-governmental attorneys. He analyzes why this is the case, and describes how such attorneys' expertise and experience can contribute even more to U.S. national security. Kittrie also explains that lawfare, deployed more systematically and adeptly by the U.S. government, could likely reduce U.S. and foreign casualties, and save U.S. taxpayer dollars, by supplementing or replacing the use of armed force as a tool for achieving some significant U.S. national security objectives. Understanding this alternative to armed force has never been more important.

Reckless Envy

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  • Category : Fiction
  • Author : Joss Wood
  • ISBN : 1488063117
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Number of Pages : 224
  • Readers : 3803

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Feel the drama and passion in the Dynasties: Seven Sins series! The woman he craves is engaged to the man he loathes. But that’s not stopping him… He’ll do whatever it takes to win this game of love. Matt Velez has everything a man could want: money, success and his pick of gorgeous women. Well, almost everything. The affections of tantalizingly sexy good girl Emily Arnott remain strictly off-limits—because she’s engaged to Matt’s bitterest rival. Will jealousy consume him…or does Emily hold the secret key to set them both free? Harlequin Desire: Luxury, scandal, desire—welcome to the lives of the American elite. One man’s betrayal can destroy generations. Fifteen years ago, a hedge-fund hotshot vanished with billions, leaving the high-powered families of Falling Brook changed forever. Now seven heirs, shaped by his betrayal, must reckon with the sins of the past. Passion may be their only path to redemption. Experience all Seven Sins! DYNASTIES: SEVEN SINS Book 1: Ruthless Pride by Naima Simone This CEO’s pride led him to give up his dreams for his family. Now he’s drawn to the woman who threatens everything… Book 2: Forbidden Lust by Karen Booth He’s always resisted his lust for his best friend’s sister—until they’re stranded together in paradise… Book 3: Insatiable Hunger by Yahrah St. John His unbridled appetite for his closest friend is unleashed when he believes she’s fallen for the wrong man… Book 4: Hidden Ambition by Jules Bennett Ambition has taken him far, but revenge could cost him his one chance at love… Book 5: Reckless Envy by Joss Wood When this shark in the boardroom meets the one woman he can’t have, envy takes over… Book 6: Untamed Passion by Cat Schield Will this black sheep’s self-destructive wrath flame out when he’s expecting an heir of his own? Book 7: Slow Burn by Janice Maynard If he’s really the idle playboy his family claims, will his inaction threaten a reunion with the woman who got away?

Reckless

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  • Category : Political Science
  • Author : Robert K. Brigham
  • ISBN : 1610397037
  • Publisher : PublicAffairs
  • Number of Pages : 320
  • Readers : 5989

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Henry Kissinger's role in the Vietnam War prolonged the American tragedy and doomed the government of South Vietnam The American war in Vietnam was concluded in 1973 after eight years of fighting, bloodshed, and loss. Yet the terms of the truce that ended the war were effectively identical to what had been offered to the Nixon administration four years earlier. Those four years cost America and Vietnam thousands of lives and billions of dollars, and they were the direct result of the supposed master plan of the most important voice in American foreign policy: Henry Kissinger. Using newly available archival material from the Nixon Presidential Library, Kissinger's personal papers, and material from the archives in Vietnam, Robert K. Brigham punctures the myth of Kissinger as an infallible mastermind. Instead, he constructs a portrait of a rash, opportunistic, and suggestible politician. It was personal political rivalries, the domestic political climate, and strategic confusion that drove Kissinger's actions. There was no great master plan or Bismarckian theory that supported how the US continued the war or conducted peace negotiations. Its length was doubled for nothing but the ego and poor judgment of a single figure. This distant tragedy, perpetuated by Kissinger's actions, forever changed both countries. Now, perhaps for the first time, we can see the full scale of that tragedy and the machinations that fed it.

All the Ugly and Wonderful Things

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  • Category : Fiction
  • Author : Bryn Greenwood
  • ISBN : 1466885807
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Number of Pages : 352
  • Readers : 1018

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: - A New York Times and USA Today bestseller - Book of the Month Club 2016 Book of the Year - Second Place Goodreads Best Fiction of 2016 A beautiful and provocative love story between two unlikely people and the hard-won relationship that elevates them above the Midwestern meth lab backdrop of their lives. As the daughter of a drug dealer, Wavy knows not to trust people, not even her own parents. It's safer to keep her mouth shut and stay out of sight. Struggling to raise her little brother, Donal, eight-year-old Wavy is the only responsible adult around. Obsessed with the constellations, she finds peace in the starry night sky above the fields behind her house, until one night her star gazing causes an accident. After witnessing his motorcycle wreck, she forms an unusual friendship with one of her father's thugs, Kellen, a tattooed ex-con with a heart of gold. By the time Wavy is a teenager, her relationship with Kellen is the only tender thing in a brutal world of addicts and debauchery. When tragedy rips Wavy's family apart, a well-meaning aunt steps in, and what is beautiful to Wavy looks ugly under the scrutiny of the outside world. A powerful novel you won’t soon forget, Bryn Greenwood's All the Ugly and Wonderful Things challenges all we know and believe about love. 31 Books Bringing the Heat this Summer —Bustle Top Ten Hottest Reads of 2016 —New York Daily News Best Books of 2016 —St. Louis Post Dispatch

Reckless Daughter

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  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Author : David Yaffe
  • ISBN : 1443444839
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Number of Pages : 448
  • Readers : 1775

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: NATIONAL BESTSELLER "She was like a storm." ―Leonard Cohen "The definitive biography of a gifted songwriter and musician." ―Publishers Weekly (starred review) With an inimitable sound and unmistakable voice, Joni Mitchell is one of the most iconic performers and storytellers of any generation. Reckless Daughter tells the remarkable, heart-wrenching story of how the blonde girl from Saskatchewan with the guitar became a superstar of folk music in the 1960s, a key figure in the Laurel Canyon music scene of the 1970s, and the songwriter who spoke resonantly to, and for, audiences around the world. In this intimate biography, composed of dozens of unprecedented in-person interviews with Mitchell, her childhood friends, and a cast of famous characters that includes Leonard Cohen, Joan Baez, Judy Collins, and David Crosby, David Yaffe reveals the backstory behind the famous songs―from Mitchell’s youth in Canada, her pre-vaccine bout with polio at age nine, her early marriage, and the child she gave up for adoption, through the quintessential love affairs that inspired masterpieces, and up to the present―and shows us why Mitchell has so enthralled her listeners, her lovers, and her friends. Drawing on musical expertise and a reverence for and deep understanding of Mitchell’s work, Yaffe offers insightful analyses of her famous lyrics, exploring their imagery, their style, and their reflection of the woman herself. A Canadian prairie girl, a free-spirited artist, Mitchell never wanted to be a pop star. She was nothing more than “a painter derailed by circumstances,” she would explain. And yet, she went on to become a talented self-taught musician and a brilliant band leader, releasing album after album, each distinctly experimental, challenging, and revealing. Her lyrics captivated listeners with their poignant, perceptive language and naked emotion, born out of Mitchell’s life, loves, complaints, and prophecies. As an artist whose work deftly balances narrative and musical complexity, she was admired by such legendary lyricists as Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen and was a beloved collaborator of jazz musicians Jaco Pastorius, Wayne Shorter, and Herbie Hancock, among others. Her hits—from “Big Yellow Taxi” to “Both Sides, Now” to “A Case of You”—endure as timeless favorites. Mitchell’s influence on the generations of singer-songwriters who would follow her is undeniable. Reckless Daughter is the story of Joni Mitchell, and of the fertile, exciting musical time of which she was an integral part. It is the story of an artist and an era that have left an indelible mark on our music and our culture.

Reckless

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  • Category : Fiction
  • Author : Lex Martin
  • ISBN : 0692597808
  • Publisher : Lex Martin
  • Number of Pages : 406
  • Readers : 3073

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: *** A USA TODAY BESTSELLER *** Tori… For the record, I’m not going to hook up with my boss. I'm a lot of things—a screwup, a basket case, a flunky. But when I take a nanny job to be near my pregnant sister, I swear to myself I’ll walk the straight and narrow, which means I cannot fall for my insanely hot boss. I don't want to be tempted by that rugged rancher. By his chiseled muscles or southern charm or the way he snuggles his kids at bedtime. Ethan Carter won't get the key to my heart, no matter how much I want him. Ethan… Between us, she's the last thing I need as I finalize my hellish divorce. What sane man trying to rebuild his life wants a hot nanny with long, sexy hair, curves for miles, and a smart mouth? A perfectly kissable, pouty mouth that I shouldn't notice. My focus is on my kids and my ranch, not the insufferable siren who sleeps in the room next to mine. It doesn't matter that she wins over my kids in a heartbeat or runs my life better than I do. Tori Duran is the one woman I can't have and shouldn't want, no matter how much I crave her.

Wild Reckless

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  • Category : Fiction
  • Author : Ginger Scott
  • ISBN : 131000739X
  • Publisher : Ginger Scott
  • Number of Pages : 400
  • Readers : 2609

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Kensington Worth had a vision for her senior year. It involved her best friends, her posh private school in downtown Chicago and time alone with her piano until her audition was perfected, a guaranteed ticket into the best music programs in the world. Instead, a nightmare took over. It didn’t happen all at once, but her life unraveled quickly—a tiny thread that evil somehow kept pulling until everything precious was taken from her. She was suddenly living miles away from her old life, trapped in an existence she didn’t choose—one determined to destroy her from the inside, leaving only hate and anger behind. It didn’t help that her neighbor, the one whose eyes held danger, was enjoying every second of her fall. Owen Harper was trouble, his heart wild and his past the kind that’s spoken about in whispers. And somehow, his path was always intertwined with Kensington’s, every interaction crushing her, ruining her hope for any future better than her now. Sometimes, though, what everyone warns is trouble, is exactly what the heart needs. Owen Harper was consumed with darkness, and it held onto his soul for years. When Kensington looked at him, she saw a boy who’d gotten good at taking others down when they threatened his carefully balanced life. But the more she looked, the more she saw other things too—good things…things to admire. Things…to love. Things that made her want to be reckless. And those things…they were the scariest of all.

Igraine the Brave

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  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Author : Cornelia Funke
  • ISBN : 0545406188
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Number of Pages : 228
  • Readers : 4913

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: In the spirit of DRAGON RIDER and THE THIEF LORD, an enchanting fairy tale told with Cornelia's trademark warmth and wit: Perfect Funke fare for readers in the middle grades--Cornelia's "sweet spot"!Igraine dreams of becoming a famous knight just like her great grandfather, but the truth is, life at the family castle is rather boring. Until the nephew of the baroness-next-door shows up. He's got a dastardly plan to capture the castle and claim as his own the wonderful singing spell books that belong to Igraine's magician parents. To make matters worse, at the very moment of the siege, her mom and dad botch a spell, turning themselves into pigs! Aided by a Gentle Giant and a Sorrowful Knight, it's up to Igraine to be brave and save the day--and the books!

Reckless

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  • Category : Fiction
  • Author : Selena Montgomery
  • ISBN : 0061983403
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Number of Pages : 387
  • Readers : 6075

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: New York Times bestselling author and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Stacey Abrams, writing under her pen name Selena Montgomery, tells an unforgettable story of a high-powered Atlanta lawyer who is forced to confront her painful past and prove her innocence to the man she loves. Kell Jameson has the life she’s always dreamed about. A partner at a prestigious Atlanta law firm that represents famous—if guilty—clients, she’s far from her days as a lonely orphan in rural Georgia. But one frantic phone call will bring her back to the place she’s spent years trying to escape. The head of her childhood orphanage has been accused of murder, and Kell is her only hope for freedom. From the first moment Kell meets Sheriff Luke Calder, tempers flare. Luke is a stickler for law and order, and while he finds Kell compelling, unfortunately she represents his prime suspect. Forced to work together, they dig deep into the town’s scandals to uncover the truth. But Kell has a secret of her own…

Non-Interpretive Skills for Radiology: Case Review E-Book

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  • Category : Medical
  • Author : David M. Yousem
  • ISBN : 0323473741
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Number of Pages : 208
  • Readers : 6632

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: The only review book of its kind, David M. Yousem’s Non-Interpretive Skills prepares you for exam questions on every aspect of radiology that does not involve reading and interpreting images: communication, quality and safety, ethics, leadership, data management, business principles, analytics, statistics, and more. Ideal for residents and practitioners alike, this unique study tool contains hundreds of questions, answers, and rationales that cover the entire range of NIS content on the credentialing boards and MOC exams. Your exam preparation isn’t complete without it! Exclusive test preparation on every NIS area, including business, ethics, safety, quality improvement, resuscitation techniques, and medications used by radiologists. 600 multiple-choice questions with answers and rationales provide a practical and solid foundation for exams and clinical practice. Author David M. Yousem, MD, MBA and his colleagues at the Johns Hopkins Department of Radiology share years of expertise in radiology education, quality assurance, and business topics. A single, easy-to-use source for thorough review of the NIS topics you’ll encounter on exams and in your radiology practice.

Breaching Safe Nursing Practice

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  • Category : Medical
  • Author : Zane Robinson Wolf,Denise Nagle Bailey
  • ISBN : 1476644764
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Number of Pages : 281
  • Readers : 9279

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: This book addresses selected violations of professional nursing conduct and practices that take place in shadows or on the margins of clinical practice--incidents that represent "dark" or "gray" areas of nursing. Chapters identify threats to patient and nurse well-being that are antithetical to nurses' principles; sensitize nurses and other stakeholders to gray and dark sides of nursing through case examples; and pose evidence-based solutions for eliminating, mitigating, and addressing examples representing the gray or dark side of nursing. The book encourages organizations to promote a culture of ethical responsibility for nursing practices.

The Development Dimension Sector Financing in the SDG Era

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  • Category : Books
  • Author : OECD
  • ISBN : 9264307710
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Number of Pages : 196
  • Readers : 8066

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are highly intertwined with sectors such as health, education, energy or agriculture. Hence, measuring official development finance (ODF) flowing to sectors is critical to designing efficient development strategies in the SDG era.

Ethical Lessons of the Financial Crisis

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  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Author : Eileen P. Flynn
  • ISBN : 1136343121
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Number of Pages : 296
  • Readers : 9505

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: In the aftermath of the economic crisis of 2008 it is important to ask what ethics has to say to the many stakeholders in the U.S. economy. The crisis in the financial industry, precipitated by the bursting of a bubble in the housing sector, brought the U.S. economy to the brink of a major depression. Government officials, economists and financial executives intervened to implement measures to mitigate the damage, applying their expertise and using their best judgments to rescue the economy. The actions they took required technical competence, pragmatic judgments and controversial decisions. They worked through a crisis to try to prevent a very bad situation from becoming a catastrophe. As events played out in the autumn of 2008, there was little time to reflect on how immoral conduct contributed to the crisis and how financial recovery needs to be built on an ethical foundation. The purpose of this book is to examine the role of ethics in setting things right. In taking a close look at the events of 2008 this book makes an important contribution to business ethics.

The Brazilian Economy Today

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  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Author : Anthony Pereira,Lauro Mattei,Amanda LeCouteur
  • ISBN : 1137549815
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Number of Pages : 204
  • Readers : 3353

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Pereira and Mattei bring contributors together in this exciting volume to further understanding about the recent Brazilian Economic Development Model and discuss the related social conditions. The authors analyze both the political economy and social public policies to highlight new opportunities to create a sustainable development model.

European Corporate Governance

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  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Author : Thomas Clarke,Jean-Francois Chanlat
  • ISBN : 1134135971
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Number of Pages : 424
  • Readers : 3558

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: For decades, Europe has sought to become more financially integrated with the United States and thus European legal institutions, regulatory, governance and accounting practices have faced pressures to adapt to international competitive markets. Against this backdrop, European corporate governance systems have been criticized as being less efficient than the Anglo-American market based systems. This textbook examines the unique dimensions and qualities of European corporate governance. Reforms of key institutions, the doctrine of shareholder value and the seemingly irresistible growth of CEO power and reward are critically analyzed. The book brings out the richness of European corporate governance systems, as well as highlighting historical weaknesses that will require further work for a sustainable corporate governance environment in the future. In light of the most severe financial crisis since the 1930s, this intelligent look at European corporate governance is a vital textbook for courses on corporate governance and a great supplementary textbook on a host of business, management and accounting classes.

Engine of Inequality

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  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Author : Karen Petrou
  • ISBN : 1119730058
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Number of Pages : 288
  • Readers : 7326

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: The first book to reveal how the Federal Reserve holds the key to making us more economically equal, written by an author with unparalleled expertise in the real world of financial policy Following the 2008 financial crisis, the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy placed much greater focus on stabilizing the market than on helping struggling Americans. As a result, the richest Americans got a lot richer while the middle class shrank and economic and wealth inequality skyrocketed. In Engine of Inequality, Karen Petrou offers pragmatic solutions for creating more inclusive monetary policy and equality-enhancing financial regulation as quickly and painlessly as possible. Karen Petrou is a leading financial-policy analyst and consultant with unrivaled knowledge of what drives the decisions of federal officials and how big banks respond to financial policy in the real world. Instead of proposing legislation that would never pass Congress, the author provides an insider's look at politically plausible, high-impact financial policy fixes that will radically shift the equality balance. Offering an innovative, powerful, and highly practical solution for immediately turning around the enormous nationwide problem of economic inequality, this groundbreaking book: Presents practical ways America can and should tackle economic inequality with fast-acting results Provides revealing examples of exactly how bad economic inequality in America has become no matter how hard we all work Demonstrates that increasing inequality is disastrous for long-term economic growth, political action, and even personal happiness Explains why your bank's interest rates are still only a fraction of what they were even though the rich are getting richer than ever, faster than ever Reveals the dangers of FinTech and BigTech companies taking over banking Shows how Facebook wants to control even the dollars in your wallet Discusses who shares the blame for our economic inequality, including the Fed, regulators, Congress, and even economists Engine of Inequality: The Fed and the Future of Wealth in America should be required reading for leaders, policymakers, regulators, media professionals, and all Americans wanting to ensure that the nation’s financial policy will be a force for promoting economic equality.

International Journal of Finance and Policy Analysis

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  • Category : Books
  • Author : Siddhartha Sarkar
  • ISBN : 1627345396
  • Publisher : Universal-Publishers
  • Number of Pages : Not Available
  • Readers : 4309

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Princess of Souls

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  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Author : Alexandra Christo
  • ISBN : 1250841755
  • Publisher : Feiwel & Friends
  • Number of Pages : 312
  • Readers : 8987

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: From Alexandra Christo, the author of To Kill a Kingdom, comes Princess of Souls, a Rapunzel-inspired YA fantasy romance about a teen witch groomed to steal souls for an immortal king and the reckless, rebellious boy to whom her fate is tied. For sixteen years, Selestra has been trapped in her tower on the Floating Mountain, preparing to take her mother’s place as the King's Witch, who foretells deaths in the Festival of Predictions. Outrunning your fate earns a wish and the chance to steal the King’s immortality. But die and your soul is forfeit. And though thousands have tried, nobody has ever beaten death. A soldier in the King's army, Nox is an unlikely candidate for the Festival, but, driven by revenge, he is determined to steal the King’s immortality and kill the entirety of his court, starting with Selestra. Yet when Selestra touches Nox in her very first prediction, their fates become entwined, and death seeks to take both their souls. Only by working together can they survive long enough to escape the dark fate and the immortal King that now hunts them.

Public International Law and Human Rights Violations by Private Military and Security Companies

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  • Category : Law
  • Author : Helena Torroja
  • ISBN : 3319660985
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Number of Pages : 158
  • Readers : 5020

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: This book explores the human rights consequences of the new mercenarism, as channeled through so-called private military and security companies (PMSCs), and offers an overview of the evolution and status quo of both non-legal (soft law and self-regulation) and legal initiatives seeking to limit them. It addresses various topics, including the impact of the presence of non-state actors on human security using the cases of Afghanistan and Syria; research on PMSCs’ impact on human rights in specific cases; the insufficiency and ineffectiveness of existing direct and indirect legal prohibitions on the use of mercenaries; various aspects of international human rights law and international humanitarian law related to the conduct of PMSCs; soft-law and self-regulation mechanisms; and the international minimum standard in general international law regarding the privatization, export, import, and contracting of PMSCs.

Corporate Power and Human Rights

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  • Category : Law
  • Author : Manette Kaisershot,Nicholas Connolly
  • ISBN : 1317224108
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Number of Pages : 230
  • Readers : 7749

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: There is ample evidence about the negative effects business activity of all types can have on the provision of human rights. Equally, there can be little doubt economic development, usually driven through business activity and trade, is necessary for any state to provide the institutions and infrastructure necessary to secure and provide human rights for their citizens. The United Nations and businesses recognise this tension and are collaborating to effect change in business behaviours through voluntary initiatives such as the Global Compact and John Ruggie’s Guiding Principles. Yet voluntary approaches are evidently failing to prevent human rights violations and there are few alternatives in law for affected communities to seek justice. This book seeks to robustly challenge the current status quo of business approaches to human rights in order to develop meaningful alternatives in an attempt to breech the gap between the realities of business and human rights and its discourse. This book was previously published as a special issue of the International Journal of Human Rights.

Financial Markets (Dis)Integration in a Post-Brexit EU

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  • Category : Political Science
  • Author : Dieter Pesendorfer
  • ISBN : 3030360520
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Number of Pages : 377
  • Readers : 7038

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: The European Union is creating a Financial Union with a European Banking Union and a Capital Markets Union in reaction to lessons learned from incomplete financial markets integration, the Global Financial Crisis and European Sovereign Debt Crisis. This book critically analyses these projects for a more integrated, resilient and sustainable financial system at a time when the United Kingdom as the member state with the most developed capital markets and the leading global and European financial center, the City of London, is leaving the Union. Neoliberal financial globalization and markets integration policies have led to finance-led capitalism that caused the crises. By building on pre-crises integration ideas, the Union revives and expands the reach of capital markets-based financing and shadow banking. The book discusses the consequences of deeper integration and the future of European financial centers advocating an alternative financial markets integration based on theories explaining finacialization and finance-led capitalism.

The social impact of the crisis on youth unemployment: Comparative study Spain and Greece

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  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Author : Smaro Boura
  • ISBN : 3954896869
  • Publisher : diplom.de
  • Number of Pages : 77
  • Readers : 1170

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: The book examines the socio-economic dynamics of the current economic crisis that have affected Southern European countries in general, particularly Greece and Spain. These dynamics have caused considerable effects in social, political and cultural level and have influenced the marginalised populations of both countries. This review tries to examine the social impact of the crisis on youth unemployment in Greece and Spain with particular focus on graduates of tertiary education and the constraints of labour market occurred due to the economic and political upheavals followed by the crisis. The increasing levels of unemployment, together with accumulative poverty phenomena and future uncertainty has direct implications on psychological well-being and triggers the danger of social and economic exclusion as has been investigated in the study. A further examination includes the political governance in national and European level during the crisis which have shaped the views of youth unemployed populations in both countries and occurred a shift from traditional politics.