Bettyville: A Memoir

Author George Hodgman ISBN-10 0143107887 ISBN-13 9780143107880 Year 2016-02-02 Pages 288 Language English Publisher Penguin Books Download Link Click Here The idea of a cultured gay man leaving New York City to care for his aging mother in Paris Missouri is already funny and George Hodgman reaps that humor with great charm But then he plunges deep examining the warm yet fraught relationship between mother and son with profound insight and understanding Alison Bechdel author ofFun Home NEW YORK TIMESBESTSELLERFINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD When George Hodgman leaves Manhattan for his hometown of Paris Missouri he finds himselfan unlikely caretaker and near lethal cookin a head on collision with his aging mother Betty a woman of wit and will Will George lure her into assisted living When hell freezes over He cant bring himself to force her from the home both treasurethe place where his fathers voice lingers the scene of shared jokes skirmishes and behind the dusty antiques a rarely acknowledged conflict Betty who speaks her mind but cannot quite reveal her heart has never really accepted the fact that her son is gay As these two unforgettable characters try to bring their different worlds together…

Gaga Feminism: Sex, Gender, and the End of Normal (Queer Ideas/Queer Action)

Author J. Jack Halberstam ISBN-10 0807010979 ISBN-13 9780807010976 Year 2013-09-03 Pages 184 Language English Publisher Beacon Press Download Link Click Here A roadmap to sex and gender for the twenty first century using Lady Gaga as a symbol for a new kind of feminismWhy are so many women single so many men resisting marriage and so many gays and lesbians having babies InGaga Feminism Sex Gender and the End of Normal J Jack Halberstam answers these questions while attempting to make sense of the tectonic cultural shifts that have transformed gender and sexual politics in the last few decades This colorful landscape is populated by symbols and phenomena as varied as pregnant men late life lesbians SpongeBob SquarePants and queer families So how do we understand the dissonance between these real lived experiences and the heteronormative narratives that dominate popular media We can embrace the chaos With equal parts edge and wit Halberstam reveals how these symbolic ruptures open a critical space to embrace new ways of conceptualizing sex love and marriage Using Lady Gaga as a symbol for a new era Halberstam deftly unpacks what the pop superstar symbolizes to whom and why The result is a provocative manifesto…

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band: The Album, the Beatles, and the World in 1967

Author Brian Southall ISBN-10 1623545269 ISBN-13 9781623545260 Year 2017-05-09 Pages 192 Language English Publisher Imagine Download Link Click Here A carefully crafted and collectible volume celebrates the 50th anniversary of a legendary and groundbreaking Beatles album Expert Brian Southall s unique edition recounts the story behind the music andtheculturalclimateof1967whenSgt Pepper s Lonely Heart Club Band debuted The A side of this coolly curated title is all about the Beatles the music on the album the recording process how the disc was received at the time and how it has been acknowledged as one of the greatest albums ever recorded The B side looks at the state of the world in 1967 from the Summer of Love to anti war proteststothelaunchof Rolling StonemagazinetoJimiHendrix sfirstUKtouras a solo artist and so much much more Fascinating photographs and text build a complete picture of the world as it was when one of the most famous albums of all time was released

Public Health Law: Power, Duty, Restraint

Author Lawrence O. Gostin ISBN-10 0520282655 ISBN-13 9780520282650 Year 2016-02-02 Pages 768 Language English Publisher University of California Press Download Link Click Here Lawrence O Gostins seminalPublic Health Lawis widely acclaimed as the definitive statement on public health law at the turn of the twenty first century In this bold third edition Gostin is joined by Lindsay F Wiley to analyze major health threats of our time such as chronic diseases emerging infectious diseases antimicrobial resistance bioterrorism natural disasters opiod overdose and gun violence The authors draw on constitutional law administrative law local government law and tort law to develop their conception of law as a tool for protecting the publics health The book creates an intellectual framework for modern public health law and supports that framework with illustrations of the scientific political and ethical issues involved In proposing innovative solutions for the future of the publics health Gostin and Wileys essential study provides a blueprint for public and political debates to come New issues covered in this edition Corporate personhood rights raised in response to regulations of tobacco food and beverages alcohol firearms prescription drugs and marijuana Local government authority to protect the publics health Deregulation and harm reduction…

The Walking Dead Book 11 (Walking Dead (12 Stories))

Author Robert Kirkman ISBN-10 1632152711 ISBN-13 9781632152718 Year 2015-03-10 Pages 296 Language English Publisher Image Comics Download Link Click Here After Alexandria is destroyed by Negan the remaining communities unite for one last stand against the Saviors The aftermath to their war leads to the biggest status quo change in the history of this acclaimed series Collects The Walking Dead 121 132

The Sermon on the Mount: The Key to Success in Life

Author Emmet Fox ISBN-10 0060628626 ISBN-13 9780060628628 Year 1989-09-20 Pages 189 Language English Publisher HarperOne Download Link Click Here What did Jesus teach Distilled from years of study and lecture affirmed by nearly a million readers over the last fifty years Emmet Fox s answer in The Sermon on the Mount is simple The Bible is a textbook of metaphysics and the teachings of Jesus express without dogma a practical approach for the development of the soul and for the shaping of our lives into what we really wish them to be For Fox Jesus was no sentimental dreamer no mere dealer in empty platitudes but the unflinching realist that only a great mystic can be In his most popular work Emmet Fox shows how to Understand the true nature of divine wisdom Tap into the power of prayer Develop a completely integrated and fully expressed personality Transform negative attitudes into life affirming beliefs Claim our divine right to the full abundance of life

The Twelve-Step Workbook of Overeaters Anonymous

Author Overeaters Anonymous ISBN-10 0960989854 ISBN-13 9780960989850 Year 1993-01-15 Pages 111 Language English Publisher Overeaters Anonymous, Incorporated Download Link Click Here This companion to the basic text of Overeaters Anonymous asks thought provoking questions and provides space in which to write out answers By gently posing questions we might not have considered this workbook helps us explore the subtle ways compulsive overeating has affected our life relationships and well being

God by Any Other Name: Translating and Interpreting the Discourse of Addiction and Recovery

Author Mr. Oliver JL Renwick ISBN-10 154254260X ISBN-13 9781542542609 Year 2017-04-11 Pages 128 Language English Publisher CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Download Link Click Here A fascinating read for linguists sociologists addiction recovery specialists interpreters translators and anyone interested in the intersection of language faith and addiction Mr Renwick guides the reader through the religious and linguistic roots of twelve step programs tracing these initial tendencies to today s programs accompanied detailed bilingual Spanish English English Spanish glossaries of specialized jargon sayings and terminology that come up when dealing with issues of addiction and recovery

Software Requirements (3rd Edition) (Developer Best Practices)

Author Karl Wiegers ISBN-10 0735679665 ISBN-13 9780735679665 Year 2013-08-25 Pages 672 Language English Publisher Microsoft Press Download Link Click Here Now in its third edition this classic guide to software requirements engineering has been fully updated with new topics examples and guidance Two leaders in the requirements community have teamed up to deliver a contemporary set of practices covering the full range of requirements development and management activities on software projects Describes practical effective field tested techniques for managing the requirements engineering process from end to end Provides examples demonstrating how requirements good practices can lead to fewer change requests higher customer satisfaction and lower development costs Fully updated with contemporary examples and many new practices and techniques Describes how to apply effective requirements practices to agile projects and numerous other special project situations Targeted to business analysts developers project managers and other software project stakeholders who have a general understanding of the software development process Shares the insights gleaned from the authors extensive experience delivering hundreds of software requirements training courses presentations and webinars New chapters are included on specifying data requirements writing high quality functional requirements and requirements reuse Considerable depth has been added on business requirements elicitation…

The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind

Author Michio Kaku ISBN-10 0307473341 ISBN-13 9780307473349 Year 2015-02-17 Pages 400 Language English Publisher Anchor Download Link Click Here Michio Kaku the New York Times bestselling author of Physics of the Impossible and Physics of the Future tackles the most fascinating and complexobjectin theknown universe the human brain The Future of the Mind brings a topic that once belonged solely to the province of science fiction into a startling new reality This scientific tour de force unveils the astonishingresearch being done intop laboratories around the worldall based on the latest advancements in neuroscience and physicsincluding recent experiments in telepathy mind control avatars telekinesis and recording memories and dreams The Future of the Mind is an extraordinary mind boggling exploration of the frontiers of neuroscience Dr Kaku looks toward the day when we may achieve the ability to upload the human brain to a computer neuron for neuron project thoughts and emotionsaround the world on a brain net take a smart pill to enhance cognition send our consciousness across the universe and push the very limits of immortality

How to Be a Supervillain

Author Michael Fry ISBN-10 0316318698 ISBN-13 9780316318693 Year 2017-05-02 Pages 320 Language English Publisher jimmy patterson Download Link Click Here Victor Spoil comes from a long line of famous supervillains and he s fully expected to join their ranks one day But to his family s utter disappointment Victor doesn t have a single bad guy bone in his body He won t run with scissors he always finishes his peas and he can t stand to be messy Hopeless As a last ditch effort before they give up and let him be a gasp civilian Victor s exasperated parents send him to apprentice under a disgraced supervillain called The Smear This matchup starts off as a complete disaster but Victor and The Smear eventually find that they have a lot to learn from each other When the stakes get high as Victor is forced to choose between his mentor and his family morals or lack thereof what will the world s nicest bad guy do In this rollicking middle grade adventure Michael Fry s witty text and hysterical artwork combines superhero action with classic fish out of water humor

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Czech and Slovak Republics

Author DK ISBN-10 1465427074 ISBN-13 9781465427076 Year 2015-07-07 Pages 432 Language English Publisher DK Eyewitness Travel Download Link Click Here DK Eyewitness Travel Guides the most maps photography and illustrations of any guide DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Czech and Slovak Republics is your in depth guide to the very best of the Czech and Slovak Republics Enjoy all that the Czech and Slovak Republics have to offer with our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide your resource for exploring this stunning area Go for a scenic walk or a drive and take in the gorgeous mountain scenery the stunning cathedrals and the Gothic Medieval and Baroque architecture Check out the city s best restaurants and cafes or experience local delicacies and the local beer halls With tips for everything from hiking and skiing in the High Tatras to finding a hotel to experiencing the area with children our Eyewitness Travel Guide has everything you need for a wonderful and memorable trip to the Czech and Slovak Republics Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Czech and Slovak Republics Detailed itineraries and don t miss destination highlights at a glance Illustrated cutaway 3 D drawings of important sights Floor plans and guided visitor information for…

I Promised Not to Tell: Raising a transgender child

Author Cheryl B. Evans ISBN-10 0995180717 ISBN-13 9780995180710 Year 2016-07-06 Pages 230 Language English Publisher Cheryl B. Evans Download Link Click Here I Promised Not to Tell is quite possibly one of the most important books to date on a very controversial and little understood social issue transgenderism A genuine heartfelt and unforgettable LGBT memoir not be missed A must read book for anyone wanting to learn more about the transgender journey It is especially valuable for a parent relative or friend of a gender questioning or transgender person Together Cheryl and her husband raised their children telling them You can be anything and do anything you want in life They just never expected to learn that what their youngest daughter desired most was to be a boy This deeply personal story told from Mom s perspective is about discovering the son they never knew they had In the beginning transgender was not even on Mom s radar There was a so much to learn She went from knowing nothing at all about the subject to becoming significantly more knowledgeable She partook in a journey of learning that evolved into one of self discovery for her as much as for…

Dead Heat (Alpha and Omega)

Author Patricia Briggs ISBN-10 0425256286 ISBN-13 9780425256282 Year 2016-02-02 Pages 336 Language English Publisher Ace Download Link Click Here Praised for having the perfect blend of action romance suspense and paranormal 1 New York Times bestselling author Patrica Briggs s Alpha and Omega series nowtakes readers into the middle of some bad supernatural businessFor once mated werewolves Charles Cornick and Anna Lantham are not traveling because of Charless role as his fathers enforcer This time their trip to Arizona is purely personal Or at least their visit starts out that way Charles and Anna soon discover that a dangerous fae being is on the loose replacing human children with simulacrums The fae have started a cold war with humanity that s about to heat upand Charles and Anna are in the crossfire Rex Robot Reviews

The Power of Your Words

Author Robert Morris ISBN-10 0764217127 ISBN-13 9780764217128 Year 2009-08-14 Pages 192 Language English Publisher Bethany House Publishers Download Link Click Here Words carry enormous power to heal or wound to encourage or dishearten to speak truth or deceive Learn to use your words to their greatest potential including how to connect more meaningfully undo the damage of your words and pause and pray before s

Sinful Scottish Laird: A Historical Romance Novel (The Highland Grooms)

Author Julia London ISBN-10 0373789904 ISBN-13 9780373789900 Year 2017-02-28 Pages 384 Language English Publisher HQN Books Download Link Click Here A young widow puts her sexy suitors to the test in New York Times bestselling author Julia London s scintillating return to the idyllic Scottish Highlands Widowed and forced to remarry in three years time or forfeit her son s inheritance Daisy Bristol Lady Chatwick has plenty of suitors vying for her handand her fortune But a letter from a long lost love sends Daisy and her young son to her Scottish Highland estate to buy time for his return Along the way she encounters the powerful Cailean Mackenzie laird of Arrandale and a notorious smuggler and she is utterlythough unwillinglybewitched Cailean has no use for any Sassenach in his glen But Daisy s brazen flirtatious nature and alluring beauty intrigue him When her first love appears unexpectedly at her estate Cailean knows that a passionate woman like Daisy cannot marry this man And to prevent the union Cailean must put his own life at risk to win her heart

White Mountain Guide: AMC’s Comprehensive Guide To Hiking Trails In The White Mountain National Forest (Appalachian Mountain Club White Mountain Guide)

Author Steven D. Smith ISBN-10 1934028444 ISBN-13 9781934028445 Year 2012-04-17 Pages 656 Language English Publisher Appalachian Mountain Club Books Download Link Click Here For over 100 years hikers have relied on AMCs White Mountain Guide The most trusted resource for the hiking trails of the magnificent White Mountains of New Hampshire and Maine this new edition has been thoroughly updated and revised with accurate descriptions of over 500 trails topographic maps with trail segment mileage trip planning and safety information and a checklist of New Englands Four Thousand Footers With expert advice and trail coverage this guide is the perfect companion for planning a hike whether a day trip up Mount Washington a backpacking adventure in the Pemigewasset Wilderness or a hut to hut traverse