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Take Back the Tray

Author : Joshna Maharaj
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A beloved chef takes on institutional food and sparks a revolution Good food generally doesn’t arrive on a tray: hospital food is famously ridiculed, chronic student hunger is deemed a rite of passage, and prison meals are considered part of the punishment. But Chef Joshna Maharaj knows that institutional kitchens have the ability to produce good, nourishing food, because she’s been making it happen over the past 14 years. She’s served meals to people who’d otherwise go hungry, baked fresh scones for maternity ward mothers, and dished out wholesome, scratch-made soups to stressed-out undergrads. She’s determined to bring health, humanity, and hospitality back to institutional food while also building sustainability, supporting the local economy, and reinvigorating the work of frontline staff. Take Back the Tray is part manifesto, part memoir from the trenches, and a blueprint for reclaiming control from corporations and brutal bottom lines. Maharaj reconnects food with health, wellness, education, and rehabilitation in a way that serves people, not just budgets, and proves change is possible with honest, sustained commitment on all levels, from government right down to the person sorting the trash. The need is clear, the time is now, and this revolution is delicious.

Russian Roulette

Author : Anthony Horowitz
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Alex Rider will soon be a star in his very own TV series! The final book in the #1 bestselling Alex Rider series with over 6 million copies sold in the U.S. alone! Alex Rider’s life changed forever with the silent pull of a trigger. When Ian Rider died at the hands of the assassin Yassen Gregorovich, Alex, ready or not, was thrust into the world of international espionage—the world’s only teenage spy. Alex vowed revenge against Yassen and the two have battled ever since. Yet, years ago, it was none other than Alex’s own father who trained and mentored Yassen, turning him into the killer he would eventually become. What makes us choose evil? Why did one boy choose to kill while another chose to risk his life to save others? In some ways, Alex Rider and Yassen Gregorovich are mirror images of each other. Yet the paths they traveled turned them into mortal enemies. This is Yassen’s story. A journey down a darkened path. International #1 bestseller Anthony Horowitz delivers a blockbuster thrill ride in this, his final Alex Rider novel. Perfect for young fans of James Bond.

Take Back the Skies

Author : Lucy Saxon
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Catherine Hunter is the daughter of a senior government official on the island of Anglya. She's one of the privileged ? she has luxurious clothes, plenty to eat, and is protected from the Collections which have ravaged families throughout the land. But Catherine longs to escape the confines of her life, before her dad can marry her off to a government brat and trap her forever. So Catherine becomes Cat, pretends to be a kid escaping the Collections, and stows away on the skyship Stormdancer. As they leave Anglya behind and brave the storms that fill the skies around the islands of Tellus, Cat's world becomes more turbulent than she could ever have imagined, and dangerous secrets unravel her old life once and for all . . .

Bread of Shame

Author : Marjorie Meyerle
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Jack Pierce, a down and out writer, has retreated from society to the sanctuary of the mountains above Leadville, Colorado. To his astonishment, an old lover, Miranda Talbot, a poet and faith healer from Texas, arrives at his house shortly after the death of his live-in girlfriend and proceeds to inspire him to write a biography about the recently deceased Yale Nobel Prize recipient Theodore Hudson. Reluctant at first, he eventually succumbs to her charms and sets off for New Haven, Connecticut on a wild ride with the esoteric Miranda that could be the turning point in his miserable life. There he and Miranda learn about Hudson’s past and must wrestle with the moral dilemma this information presents. Bread of Shame is about the beauty of truth when the larger picture is finally glimpsed and made to benefit seeker and savior and all those in between. The novel speaks to what it is to be an artist and a human being in a world where perception is obscured by human need, and knowledge is ambiguous and conflicted. Finally, it is about what it takes to live and love and write. “Miranda’s and Jack’s determination to discover the truth about themselves and others adds layers of interest to a well-wrought mystery. Engaging and moving... the language is poetic and deliberate.” Kirkus Reviews

The Last Ship

Author : William Brinkley
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TV tie-in edition “An extraordinary novel of men at war” (The Washington Post) and the bestselling book that inspired the TNT mini-series The unimaginable has happened. The world has been plunged into all-out nuclear war. Sailing near the Arctic Circle, the U.S.S. Nathan James is relatively unscathed, but the future is grim and Captain Thomas is facing mutiny from the tattered remnants of his crew. With civilization in ruins, he urges those that remain—one-hundred-and-fifty-two men and twenty-six women—to pull together in search of land. Once they reach safety, however, the men and women on board realize that they are earth’s last remaining survivors—and they’ve all been exposed to radiation. When none of the women seems able to conceive, fear sets in. Will this be the end of humankind? For readers of Going Home by A. American, Lights Out by David Crawford, The End and The Long Road by G. Michael Hopf, and One Second After by William Forstchen.

Death on a Silver Tray

Author : Rosemary Stevens
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Beau Brummell was the arbiter of fashion in Regency London—and a friend of the Prince Regent. When the Duchess of York asked him to investigate the murder of the Countess of Wrayburn, he could not refuse. Miss Ashton, the Countess’s paid companion, was suspected—and it would take a clever gentleman to discover that there were others with a motive for murder. Winner of an Agatha. Regency Mystery by Rosemary Stevens; originally published by Berkley Prime Crime

Take Back Your Privacy

Author : David Haywood Young
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Curious about surveillance? Wondering about the security of your computer or phone? These are just a couple of starting points. The author, with decades of experience in the field, takes us on a journey through the digital landscape. Exhaustively researched, with hundreds of links, it's nevertheless written in an informal and entertaining style. Do you know the difference between "a web browser" and "the internet"? That's about all you'll need, to start. When you're done with this book, you'll know more than most IT (information technology) professionals do about digital security. You'll be able to analyze the claims made by tech bloggers and those who flog their own products. You'll know much, much more about the risks to your privacy and anonymity--and why they're both so important--in today's fast-moving world. Then, at the end, the author tells how he once went to jail for trying to help protect thousands of college students (including himself). It's a chilling reminder of just how easily "spin" can replace substance. And yet, it's a funny story. Come on in and give this book a try. You'll be glad you did. The Table of Contents: Dedication Who needs this book? What's a Barefoot Anarchist? Chapter 1: Why Privacy? Why Encrypt? The Free Speech Argument Dangers of Self-Incrimination Chapter 2: Threat Modeling Sounds Ominous! You Can't Be Totally Anonymous You Must Decide What You Can Live With Attack Surfaces Your IT department Software: Open-Source vs. Closed Companies & Policies Advertising Government & Privacy Chapter 3: Connections Internet Service Providers (ISPs) Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) The Onion Router (Tor) Wi-Fi Networks Chapter 4: Downloading Files Download Sites Use BitTorrent? How About Usenet? Chapter 5: Digital Purchases Credit Card Options A Note on Card/Banking Security A Note on Credit Itself PayPal & Similar Services Bitcoin and Friends Chapter 6: General Computing Virtual Machines Physical Security Disk Encryption Passwords & Logins Smart Cards & Biometrics Sending Anonymous Data Automatic Software Updates Anti-Virus Software Chapter 7: Operating Systems Windows? Instead of Windows? Other Linux Distros Chapter 8: Telephony Location Tracking Cellular Eavesdropping Text Messaging Baseband Hacking...and Beyond? The Metadata is the Message Phones and Wi-Fi Near-Field Communication (NFC) Android vs iOS vs Others Voice over IP (VoIP) Texting Alternatives All-in-one? Silent Circle vs. Signal Chapter 9: Web Browsing Search Engines Which Browser? "Secure" Connections Fingerprinting Advertising Other Plugins Chapter 10: "Cloud" Backups Dropbox and Friends SpiderOak & Its Pals Curmudgeonly Advice Make a Decision Chapter 11: Email Who's giving it to you? How to encrypt it? Chapter 12: Putting It All Together What's Your Threat Model? How Do We Fix Privacy? Appendix A: Encryption Primer Just the Basics Appendix B: Jail! Thanks for Reading! Excerpt from Shiver on the Sky

Ledgends of Red Eye

Author : Letton Edgington
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Ledgends Of Red Eye Part 1 They say that when your young, that you progress more in life. I guess meaning you learn faster, and easier. I dont see it that way. I think you learn as you go, and learn from watching people. Also maybe from there mistakes they make in life. They say your determination will give you greater rewards in life if you push it. I dont see it that way. This is about Rob growing up. He took down a club in the mist of learning the ways of the game, until he had to move. Due to the mafia Part 2 The evil presents grow stronger that it lived in there town without anyone to know. They came from a small part of the outer city of town in the back roads. The road was Lonesome Road. This is where Rob found his real dad after being under witness protection. Plus were he moved. after part 2. But evil presents followed. Part 3 Before Part 3: My Book found that moving away didnt help the battle. Rob was facing his fear that was the challenge. Plus meeting his father and James was heart found! When he left all hell broke loose, as friend after friend passed away. Even with the CIA putting them in safe houses, and entering into new lives. Still couldnt keep them apart. So I ask you what you think will happen. As they all return to the city. Sit back read, and let the book take you to another world. My world!

Systematic Science Teaching

Author : Edward Gardnier Howe
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Last Citadel

Author : David L. Robbins
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The riveting new military novel from the bestselling author of WAR OF THE RATS After the cataclysmic fall of Stalingrad, Germany's campaign in Russia stood on a knife's edge. Hitler had to break Russia quickly or the war would be over. Thus 'Operation Citadel' was conceived. This was a plan to eliminate the huge salient around the Russian city of Kursk and trap the enormous Soviet Army in a noose of German steel. The only trouble was that the Russians knew it was coming... A powerful look into the maelstrom of the greatest battle in history, LAST CITADEL follows the story through the eyes of a remarkable group of people - the men and women who fought for family, pride, country and, finally, for survival . . .

The Scales of Justice

Author : Jb Heart
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The Scales of justice was definitely a page turner to the end. The twisted plot kept me on the edge of my seat. I never saw the suspenseful end coming. I cant wait for the next book. Linda Knight, book critic from Portland, Oregon.

Banjo Paterson

Author : Henry Lawson
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Joe Wilson Joe Wilson s mates The romance of the swag The rising of the court Send round the hat

Author : Henry Lawson
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The Picador

Author : Henry Lawson
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New anthology of material by one of Australia's greatest writers, covering the full range of his work P journalism, autobiography, letters, fiction and poetry. Lawson's observations on politics, family life, bush life, poverty and culture will rekindle interest in this literary enigma. Includes extensive introduction and bibliography.

Henry Lawson

Author : Henry Lawson
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Prose Works of Henry Lawson

Author : Henry Lawson
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Joe Wilson and His Mates

Author : Henry Lawson
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Author : Henry Lawson
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A Life of Their Own

Author : Isabel Forga
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Somebody said once that the worst tragedy can lead to a new rewarding beginning. The mysteries of life in themselves can be rewarding enough. Attending the San Diego Food Festival and having an enjoyable vacation was all the Mexican chef Gabriela Estrada expected from her trip. However, as soon as she crossed the border, her existence plunged into an abyss, and a chain of distressing events hovered over her steps, pushing her to become a fugitive. Meanwhile, in La Jolla, the talented violin player Katherine Vaughan, heiress to the Fifth Diamond Hotels empire, spent her days between her passion for music and her charities, trapped in a marriage and a society that suffocated her souls yearning for truth. When these two paths crossed, revealing endless possibilities of salvation and rebirth, the unthinkable became reachable, confusion turned into certainty and decisions could no longer be avoided. The time came to choose between abiding by the standards or fighting for a life of their own. Paulina Snchez (Mexico City 1982- ) After graduating with high honors from the Universidad Anhuac del Sur with a major in Literature, she started working as a History, English and Literature teacher. She currently works as a writer and translator for several wellknown media corporations.

Getting the Buggers to Think

Author : Sue Cowley
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Teaching thinking in general, rather than merely teaching thinking within curricular subject areas, has become an extremely trendy area of education. In this work, Sue Cowley provides top tips for teaching thinking in her usual approachable, witty and practical style.