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This Isn t What It Looks Like

Author : Pseudonymous Bosch
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WARNING! Appearances can be deceptive...This book is NOT filled with ancient magic, mystical clairvoyants and the marvels of time travel. This is NOT a book detailing the latest top secret investigations of the Terces Society. You will NOT find stolen treasure, masked bandits and bloodthirsty knights between the pages of this book. But before you go, just remember one thing... This Isn't What It Looks Like. The utterly gripping fourth fantastic book in the "Secret" series in which Cass's mind has been transported back to medieval England after she dared to taste the Midnight Sun's deadly chocolate. She must seek out her ancient ancestor and founder of the Terces Society, the jester, and help him escape the evil clutches of Lord Pharaoh, founder of the Midnight Sun. To Cass's horror, when she wakes from her coma she has forgotten everything. But a school trip to a medieval fair stirs her memories and she is confronted with a menacing blast from her time-travelling past... "The crazy, upside-down, inside-out, mysterious, madcap and fun, fun, fun Pseudonymous Bosch is back with another extraordinary, out-of-this-world chapter in his seriously addictive children's ‘Secret Series'. Bursting out all over with comic characters and intriguing adventures, this is... top-class entertainment for kids aged 10 and over, combining comical capers with old-fashioned mystery, sparkling adventure and lashings of Bosch's zany humour." - Lancashire Evening Post

A Savage Presence

Author : WL Knightly
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Now that Connor Cohen is dead, Silas Cohen is free to live the life he wants. But there are still two men in the way. When Enzo Juarez tries to make a new deal with Fiona, her good intentions get the best of her and she unexpectedly puts Silas in danger. Can Alex’s connections save them this time? All bets are off when it’s every man for themselves in this series’ finale.

This Isn t The Sort Of Thing That Happens To Someone Like You

Author : Jon McGregor
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A man builds a tree house by a river, in anticipation of the coming flood. A sugar-beet crashes through a young woman's windscreen. A boy sets fire to a barn. A pair of itinerant labourers sit by a lake, talking about shovels and sex, while fighter-planes fly low overhead and prepare for war. These aren't the sort of things you imagine happening to someone like you. But sometimes they do. Set in the flat and threatened fenland landscape, where the sky is dominant and the sea lurks just beyond the horizon, these delicate, dangerous, and sometimes deeply funny stories tell of things buried and unearthed, of familiar places made strange, and of lives where much is hidden, much is at risk, and tender moments are hard-won.

Isn t That Just Like God

Author : Frances Briggs Pratt
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Are you spiritually hungry to know God better? To walk hand in hand, close to Him, and begin to comprehend His ways? Are you a blood-bought Christian who longs to see God manifest His victorious right arm today? What would you think if perhaps He wanted to do it through you? Maybe you're like me. Maybe someone told you years ago that "the days of miracles had passed." Would you like to find out for yourself that this wasn't true then-or now! If you want everything God has prepared for you-and you may not know it even exists!-perhaps you would enjoy this book! You might, like me, find that your Heavenly Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are just waiting for you to launch out on His promises. You might even be involved in miracles you never thought could happen! So grab your hat! When God moves you out, He moves fast and exciting things happen! You can never predict what God will do next. No box can contain Him. He is sovereign, you know! So, cast your cares upon Jesus-and let's soar together in the Heavenlies (Ephesians 2:6) where miracles take place!

Murder Isn t Pretty In Pink

Author : Kassandra Torres Colon
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Is about a teen that had encounter various hard times experience in life including a murder he had witness which will change his life for ever.

Tell It Like It Isn t

Author : Dr. Lori L. Badura
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The average person tells at least six lies a day - is it any wonder we struggle to sort fact from fiction in the modern world? Thanks to remarkable increases in the speed and ease of information sharing, the ability to critically judge the integrity of information around us is more necessary now than ever before. Luckily, it is possible for any individual to evaluate information in a much more critical fashion, based largely upon a simple process of deductive reasoning. This book explores the elements of truth and fiction across the expanse of our daily lives. Through examination of public figures and members of popular culture who have been caught in the act of deception, the reader is encouraged to consider what information can best be used to judge the legitimacy of any event, as well as considering our own culpability in perpetuating a culture of deceit. From the evolution of deception to the private fictions we tell ourselves, this book will guide the reader to a new perspective on the role of lying in modern society. Like Dan Ariely and Daniel Kahneman have opened our eyes to the fallibility of human judgment, Lori Badura opens our eyes to the psychological and social mechanisms that enable humans to distort the truth both consciously and unconsciously." Daryl Wansink, PhD (social psychologist) Tell It Like It Isn't is a fresh voice in the increasing debate surrounding the growing prevalence, impact, and tolerance of deception. She has brilliantly elevated the discussion to the level of our society, allowing us to consider the deceptive individual within the context of their environment. In my experience, it is rare to find psychological theory presented so clearly and compellingly. John C. Parker, PhD (social psychologist)

Why Isn t a Pretty Girl Like You Married and Other Useful Comments

Author : Nancy Wilson
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Yes, I'm single . . . feel free to comment. Single women can sometimes be magnets for awkward questions . . . especially within the church community. With an emphasis on strong marriages and biblical childrearing, unmarried women in the church can begin to think that they are somehow on the sidelines. But this is not the case. In this helpful volume, Nancy Wilson provides straightforward counsel and encouragement for those struggling with "the wait." She addresses practical concerns like building a career but focuses more specifically on important relational issues such as interacting with competitive women, respecting your parents even after you ve left their home, establishing standards for male friends, and keeping the right outlook on your life. Whether a woman is called to singleness for a short time or for her whole life, she is called to be fruitful in God's kingdom.

Why Isn t Bobby Like Me Mom

Author : Kay Plitt
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Seven-year-old Billy finally understands why his brother Bobby can't swing on the swings, slide on the slide, or play soccer with his friends. Bobby was born with a disease that makes his body weak, and he is feeling sad and sick. One night, Billy thinks of a way to help Bobby be just a little happier. After everyone has gone to sleep, Billy sneaks into Bobby's room and leaves him Perriwinkle the Pig, a very special stuffed animal. During Bobby's dreams, Perri takes him to the farm where they play in the mud, make mud pies, and throw mud balls. Each night, Billy delivers a different animal. Henrietta the Hen shares her special pancakes. Bernard the Bear takes Bobby on a blueberry-eating excursion. Frederick the Frog shows Bobby the lily pads and how to catch flies. Even though Bobby's body continues to weaken, Bobby has enjoyed the adventures he never dreamed he could have. A story of love and hope for a happier existence beyond the pain, "Why Isn't Bobby Like Me, Mom?" helps siblings understand both the illness and the loss of a loved one.

It Isn t Cheating if He s Dead

Author : Julie Frayn
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Jemima Stone has waited four long years for Gerald, her missing fiancé, to come home. When he is found dead halfway across the country, the news is devastating. Detective Finn Wight has been working Gerald’s case from the beginning. He refuses to drop it now, even though it is out of his jurisdiction. He keeps Jemima apprised of all his findings, no matter how painful. Defending her ‘innocent’ clients fills Jemima’s days. Finn’s muscular frame and easy smile fills her fantasies. But nothing relieves the guilt. Guilt that she couldn’t prevent Gerald’s devolution from genius scientist, to absent-minded professor, to ‘bat-shit crazy’ at the hands of paranoid schizophrenia. Guilt that, not long after his death, she was finding solace, and happiness, in the arms of another man. Feeding homeless in a local park helps ease Jemima’s pain. When a new ‘resident’ shows up, the others are wary. Though he refuses to speak, something in his eyes tells Jemima that he doesn’t belong there — that someone is looking for him. Jemima and Finn join forces to discover the man’s identity. They uncover the secret that sent him running from home, but there is so much that even he doesn’t know. Will the truth send him over the edge for good? Or can Jemima bring him back to reality? Bring him home? Before it is too late.


Author : Andre Alexis
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Alexis’s long-awaited second novel follows his award-winning Childhood. Set in Ottawa during the Mulroney years, Asylum is André Alexis’s sweeping, edged-in-satire, yet deeply serious tale of intertwined lives and fortunes, of politics and vain ambition, of the building of a magnificent prison, of human fallibility, of the search for refuge, of the impossibility of love, and of finding home. Whether he is taking us into the machinations of a government office or into the mysterious workings of the human heart, Alexis is always alert to the humour and the profound truth of any situation. His cast of characters is eccentric and unforgettable, all recognizable in one way or another as aspects of ourselves or people we know well. At the centre of the story, which covers almost a decade, is a visionary project to build an ideal prison, a perfect metaphor for the purest aspects of artistic ambition and for all that is great and flawed in the world. André Alexis is a true original, one of the most talented and astute writers writing in Canada today. This dazzling novel is filled with tragedy, dry wit, intellectual grist. It is playful, linguistically accomplished, and psychologically profound. Its yearnings constitute the highest level of human concerns and pursuits. Alexis has written The Great Canadian Novel, with a twist.