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Running Blind

Running Blind

Running Blind

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Publisher: Penguin

Isbn 10: 1440634785

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 544

Number of Views: 1375

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Jack Reacher races to solve the perfect crime in the fourth novel in Lee Child’s New York Times bestselling series. Across the country, women are being murdered, victims of a disciplined and clever killer who leaves no trace evidence, no fatal wounds, no signs of struggle, and no clues to an apparent motive. They are, truly, perfect crimes. In fact, there’s only one thing that links the victims. Each one of the women knew Jack Reacher—and it’s got him running blind.


Running Blind

Running Blind

Running Blind

Author: Desmond Bagley

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

Isbn 10: 0008211221

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 272

Number of Views: 1969

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Action thriller by the classic adventure writer set in Iceland.


Running Blind

Running Blind

Running Blind

Author: Cindy Gerard

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Isbn 10: 1476739528

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 384

Number of Views: 1342

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Tension sizzles in this new book in the One-Eyed Jacks series by New York Times bestseller Cindy Gerard: a sexy, pulse-pounding story featuring special ops agent Jamie Cooper and a female cyber analyst as they fight for justice and fall in love. No commitments, no promises, no looking back. Those are her rules. They used to be his rules, too. Counterterrorism operative and shameless playboy Jamie Cooper has gone head-to-head with some formidable opponents, but none so quick-witted, free-spirited, and smokin’ hot as security analyst Rhonda Burns. She lives up to her name, all fiery passion and zero inhibitions. In the wake of a sniper attack that leaves a close friend clinging to life, the duo is pegged to undertake the One-Eyed Jacks’ latest security mission alone—an assignment that leads them to a top-secret desert military facility. Almost immediately, the sexual tension that has been brewing for months erupts, blindsiding Rhonda and Jamie with the intensity of their feelings. They try to play it cool, but when an elite terrorist team makes the future uncertain, they ask themselves: is it now or never?


Running Blind

Running Blind

Running Blind

Author: M. J. Arlidge

Publisher: Penguin UK

Isbn 10: 1405926996

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 100

Number of Views: 1598

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New to the police force, WPC Helen Grace is assigned to her first clear-cut case. Sure there's something sinister beneath the surface, Helen has a bad feeling . . . but who's going to take the word of a rookie? Running Blind is an exclusive eBook novella featuring DI Helen Grace, from bestselling author M. J. Arlidge. Fresh out of Police College, 18-year-old WPC Helen Grace is the first to arrive on the scene of a fatal collision. Her colleagues see nothing amiss, convinced that the young man's death was a tragic accident. But Helen is not so sure. Who is their mystery victim? Why would he risk life and limb running across a busy highway? And what might he have been running from? There's a dark secret lurking amid the quiet fields of Hampshire, one that Helen is determined to uncover. In this ebook novella, rookie Helen Grace discovers what it's like to be a woman in a man's world, facing impossible odds as she races against time to save vulnerable lives.


Running Blind

Running Blind

Running Blind

Author: Shirlee McCoy

Publisher: Steeple Hill

Isbn 10: 1426875428

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 224

Number of Views: 805

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The mission trip to Mexico was supposed to be an adventure. But the thrill turns sour when Jenna Dougherty and her roommate Magdalena are kidnapped. A head injury leaves Jenna temporarily blind, with no hope of escaping or helping her friend…until Nick Jansen arrives. The ex-marine brings Jenna safely home to doctors who restore her sight—but she opens her eyes too late to save her friend. Nick helped her before—can he help her find Magdalena's killer? Or will chasing this trail have Jenna running blindly again into danger?


Running Blind

Running Blind

Running Blind

Author: Gwen Hernandez

Publisher: Gwen Hernandez

Isbn 10: 0991607333

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 210

Number of Views: 1402

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A fake fiancé. A deadly employer. A second chance at love. Charter pilot Caitlyn Brevard’s sister disappeared while working undercover to expose human traffickers in the Caribbean. Four months later, Caitlyn has finally found her, but to infiltrate her employer's inner circle and rescue Rose, she must appear at the man’s gala event with a fiancé she concocted to keep his lecherous son at bay. Can she convince Kurt Steele to forgive a past betrayal and play the doting groom-to-be? Former special operator and wounded warrior Kurt can’t say no to a friend in need, especially not Caitlyn, who he can’t forget, no matter how hard he tries. But playing ardent fiancé to the woman who broke his heart—and still attracts him like no other—might just be more than he can bear. When their mission turns deadly, he and Caitlyn must risk everything to save Rose and get a second chance at a love worth dying for.


Running Blind

Running Blind

Running Blind

Author: M. J. Arlidge

Publisher: Penguin UK

Isbn 10: 1405926996

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 100

Number of Views: 444

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New to the police force, WPC Helen Grace is assigned to her first clear-cut case. Sure there's something sinister beneath the surface, Helen has a bad feeling . . . but who's going to take the word of a rookie? Running Blind is an exclusive eBook novella featuring DI Helen Grace, from bestselling author M. J. Arlidge. Fresh out of Police College, 18-year-old WPC Helen Grace is the first to arrive on the scene of a fatal collision. Her colleagues see nothing amiss, convinced that the young man's death was a tragic accident. But Helen is not so sure. Who is their mystery victim? Why would he risk life and limb running across a busy highway? And what might he have been running from? There's a dark secret lurking amid the quiet fields of Hampshire, one that Helen is determined to uncover. In this ebook novella, rookie Helen Grace discovers what it's like to be a woman in a man's world, facing impossible odds as she races against time to save vulnerable lives.


Running Blind

Running Blind

Running Blind

Author: Cindy Gerard

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Isbn 10: 1476739528

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 384

Number of Views: 435

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Tension sizzles in this new book in the One-Eyed Jacks series by New York Times bestseller Cindy Gerard: a sexy, pulse-pounding story featuring special ops agent Jamie Cooper and a female cyber analyst as they fight for justice and fall in love. No commitments, no promises, no looking back. Those are her rules. They used to be his rules, too. Counterterrorism operative and shameless playboy Jamie Cooper has gone head-to-head with some formidable opponents, but none so quick-witted, free-spirited, and smokin’ hot as security analyst Rhonda Burns. She lives up to her name, all fiery passion and zero inhibitions. In the wake of a sniper attack that leaves a close friend clinging to life, the duo is pegged to undertake the One-Eyed Jacks’ latest security mission alone—an assignment that leads them to a top-secret desert military facility. Almost immediately, the sexual tension that has been brewing for months erupts, blindsiding Rhonda and Jamie with the intensity of their feelings. They try to play it cool, but when an elite terrorist team makes the future uncertain, they ask themselves: is it now or never?


Running Blind

Running Blind

Running Blind

Author: Shirlee McCoy

Publisher: Steeple Hill

Isbn 10: 1426875428

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 224

Number of Views: 1317

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The mission trip to Mexico was supposed to be an adventure. But the thrill turns sour when Jenna Dougherty and her roommate Magdalena are kidnapped. A head injury leaves Jenna temporarily blind, with no hope of escaping or helping her friend…until Nick Jansen arrives. The ex-marine brings Jenna safely home to doctors who restore her sight—but she opens her eyes too late to save her friend. Nick helped her before—can he help her find Magdalena's killer? Or will chasing this trail have Jenna running blindly again into danger?


Running Blind

Running Blind

Running Blind

Author: Rob Matthews

Publisher: HarperCollins Australia

Isbn 10: 0730400824

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Number of Pages: 272

Number of Views: 853

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'In my mind's eye I can still see everything. Most of all, I remember clearly the face of a frightened 15-year-old staring back at me in the mirror. This is the last image I have of myself . . . ' this is the inspiring story of Rob Matthews, whose lack of sight must not be confused with a lack of vision. Matthews inherited a congenital condition which left him blind by the age of 20. Instead of feeling sorry for himself, he turned to running.


Echo Burning

Echo Burning

Echo Burning

Author: Lee Child

Publisher: Penguin

Isbn 10: 110114632X

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 576

Number of Views: 1461

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Jack Reacher finds trouble in Texas in the fifth novel in Lee Child’s New York Times bestselling series. Thumbing across the scorched Texas desert, Jack Reacher has nowhere to go and all the time in the world to get there. Cruising the same stretch of two-lane blacktop is Carmen Greer. For Reacher, the lift comes with a hitch. Carmen’s got a wild story to tell—all about her husband, her family secrets, and a hometown that’s purely gothic. She’s also got a plan. Reacher’s part of it. And before the sun sets, this ride could cost them both their lives.


Die Trying

Die Trying

Die Trying

Author: Lee Child

Publisher: Penguin

Isbn 10: 1440625727

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 576

Number of Views: 1197

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Jack Reacher finds himself in bad company in the second novel in Lee Child’s New York Times bestselling series. Jack Reacher is an innocent bystander when he witnesses a woman kidnapped off a Chicago street in broad daylight. In the wrong place at the wrong time, he’s kidnapped with her. Chained together, locked in the back of a stifling van, and racing across America to an unknown destination for an unknown purpose, they’re at the mercy of a group of men demanding an impossible ransom. Because this mysterious woman is worth more than Reacher ever suspected. Now he has to save them both—from the inside out—or die trying...


Running Blind

Running Blind

Running Blind

Author: Kim Fielding,Venona Keyes

Publisher: Dreamspinner Press

Isbn 10: 1634778928

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 200

Number of Views: 1469

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When anime voice actor Kyle loses his sight, he also loses a long-term relationship. Luckily he finds a running guide and maybe more in Seth—until the dark reason Seth left California surfaces.


Blind Man's Bluff: A Memoir

Blind Man's Bluff: A Memoir

Blind Man's Bluff: A Memoir

Author: James Tate Hill

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

Isbn 10: 0393867188

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Number of Pages: 256

Number of Views: 592

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A writer’s humorous and often-heartbreaking tale of losing his sight—and how he hid it from the world. At age sixteen, James Tate Hill was diagnosed with Leber’s hereditary optic neuropathy, a condition that left him legally blind. When high-school friends stopped calling and a disability counselor advised him to aim for C’s in his classes, he tried to escape the stigma by pretending he could still see. In this unfailingly candid yet humorous memoir, Hill discloses the tricks he employed to pass for sighted, from displaying shelves of paperbacks he read on tape to arriving early on first dates so women would have to find him. He risked his life every time he crossed a street, doing his best to listen for approaching cars. A good memory and pop culture obsessions like Tom Cruise, Prince, and all things 1980s allowed him to steer conversations toward common experiences. For fifteen years, Hill hid his blindness from friends, colleagues, and lovers, even convincing himself that if he stared long enough, his blurry peripheral vision would bring the world into focus. At thirty, faced with a stalled writing career, a crumbling marriage, and a growing fear of leaving his apartment, he began to wonder if there was a better way.


Double Blind

Double Blind

Double Blind

Author: Edward St. Aubyn

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Isbn 10: 0374717478

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 256

Number of Views: 379

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Double Blind follows three close friends and their circle through a year of extraordinary transformation. Set between London, Cap d'Antibes, Big Sur, and a rewilded corner of Sussex, this thrilling, ambitious novel is about the headlong pursuit of knowledge—for the purposes of pleasure, revelation, money, sanity, or survival—and the consequences of fleeing from what we know about others and ourselves. When Olivia meets a new lover just as she is welcoming her best friend, Lucy, back from New York, her dedicated academic life expands precipitously. Her connection to Francis, a committed naturalist living off the grid, is immediate and startling. Eager to involve Lucy in her joy, Olivia introduces the two—but Lucy has received shocking news of her own that binds the trio unusually close. Over the months that follow, Lucy’s boss, Hunter, Olivia’s psychoanalyst parents, and a young man named Sebastian are pulled into the friends’ orbit, and not one of them will emerge unchanged. Expansive, playful, and compassionate, Edward St. Aubyn's Double Blind investigates themes of inheritance, determinism, freedom, consciousness, and the stories we tell about ourselves. St. Aubyn's major new novel is as compelling about ecology, psychoanalysis, genetics, and neuroscience as it is about love, fear, and courage. Most of all, it is a perfect expression of the interconnections it sets out to examine, and a moving evocation of an imagined world that is deeply intelligent, often tender, curious, and very much alive.


Riding Blind

Riding Blind

Riding Blind

Author: J.L. Sheppard

Publisher: The Wild Rose Press Inc

Isbn 10: 1509218858

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 362

Number of Views: 509

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Hell Ryders MC officer Bryce “Ripper” Knight never knew love until he met Em. Then she disappeared and he was lost. Now, years later, her cousin—a rival club leader—needs him to find her before his enemies do. Ripper has no choice but to protect her, but he’ll be damned if he lets her under his skin again. One look, though, and he can’t deny she still sets him aflame. Leaving Ripper almost destroyed Emelia “Em” Kenna, but in the midst of a bloody club war, she couldn’t choose between the two men she loved most or raise the child growing inside her with a man who didn’t want to be a father. Suddenly, Ripper is back in her life, and she’s riddled with guilt over the secrets she’s kept. Everything’s changed except two things—the reason she left and the fire he ignites.


Turn a Blind Eye

Turn a Blind Eye

Turn a Blind Eye

Author: Jeffrey Archer

Publisher: St. Martin\'s Press

Isbn 10: 1250200814

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 352

Number of Views: 1070

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Turn a Blind Eye is the third installment in the gripping story of Detective Inspector William Warwick, by the master storyteller and #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Clifton Chronicles. Newly promoted to Detective Inspector, William Warwick is tasked with a dangerous new line of work, to go undercover and expose crime of another kind: corruption at the heart of the Metropolitan Police Force. Along with detectives Rebecca Pankhurst and Nicky Bailey, his team is focused on following Detective Jerry Summers, a young officer whose lifestyle exceeds his income. But the investigation risks being compromised when Nicky falls for Summers. Meanwhile, notorious drug baron Assem Rashidi goes on trial, defended by Booth Watson QC, while William’s father Sir Julian and sister Grace lead the prosecution case. And William’s wife Beth, now a new mother to twins, makes a surprising new friend in Christina Faulkner—the ex-wife of William’s former rival, criminal financier Miles - who has not only turned over a new leaf, but also has a new-found source of income when Faulkner dies suddenly of a heart attack and she stands to be sole inheritor of his estate. As the undercover officers start to draw the threads together, William realizes that the corruption may go deeper still, and more of his colleagues than he first thought might be willing to turn a blind eye.


Blind Tiger

Blind Tiger

Blind Tiger

Author: Sandra Brown

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

Isbn 10: 1538751984

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 448

Number of Views: 923

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With a “knack for romantic tension and page-turning suspense, this one is a winner.” The year 1920 comes in with a roar in this rousing and suspenseful New York Times bestselling novel by Sandra Brown. Prohibition is the new law of the land, but murder, mayhem, lust, and greed are already institutions in the Moonshine Capitol of Texas (Booklist, starred review). Thatcher Hutton, a war-weary soldier on the way back to his cowboy life, jumps from a moving freight train to avoid trouble . . . and lands in more than he bargained for. On the day he arrives in Foley, Texas, a local woman goes missing. Thatcher, the only stranger in town, is suspected of her abduction, and worse. Standing between him and exoneration are a corrupt mayor, a crooked sheriff, a notorious cathouse madam, a sly bootlegger, feuding moonshiners . . . and a young widow whose soft features conceal an iron will. What was supposed to be a fresh start for Laurel Plummer turns to tragedy. Left destitute but determined to dictate her own future, Laurel plunges into the lucrative regional industry, much to the dislike of the good ol’ boys, who have ruled supreme. Her success quickly makes her a target for cutthroat competitors, whose only code of law is reprisal. As violence erupts, Laurel and—now deputy—Thatcher find themselves on opposite sides of a moonshine war, where blood flows as freely as whiskey. Includes a Reading Group Guide.


Killing Floor

Killing Floor

Killing Floor

Author: Lee Child

Publisher: Penguin

Isbn 10: 1101147059

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 560

Number of Views: 880

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THE FIRST NOVEL IN LEE CHILD'S #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING JACK REACHER SERIES—NOW AN ORIGINAL SERIES ON PRIME VIDEO! “From its jolting opening scene to its fiery final confrontation, Killing Floor is irresistible.”—People Ex-military policeman Jack Reacher is a drifter. He’s just passing through Margrave, Georgia, and in less than an hour, he’s arrested for murder. Not much of a welcome. All Reacher knows is that he didn’t kill anybody. At least not here. Not lately. But he doesn’t stand a chance of convincing anyone. Not in Margrave, Georgia. Not a chance in hell.


Three-Fifths

Three-Fifths

Three-Fifths

Author: John Vercher

Publisher: Polis Books

Isbn 10: 1947993828

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 133

Number of Views: 651

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A compelling and timely debut novel from an assured new voice: Three-Fifths is about a biracial black man, passing for white, who is forced to confront the lies of his past while facing the truth of his present when his best friend, just released from prison, involves him in a hate crime. Pittsburgh, 1995. The son of a black father he’s never known, and a white mother he sometimes wishes he didn’t, twenty-two year-old Bobby Saraceno has passed for white his entire life. Raised by his bigoted maternal grandfather, Bobby has hidden the truth about his identity from everyone, even his best friend and fellow comic-book geek, Aaron, who has just returned home from prison a newly radicalized white supremacist. Bobby’s disparate worlds crash when, during the night of their reunion, Bobby witnesses Aaron mercilessly assault a young black man with a brick. Fearing for his safety and his freedom, Bobby must keep the secret of his mixed race from Aaron and conceal his unwitting involvement in the crime from the police. But Bobby’s delicate house of cards crumbles when his father enters his life after more than twenty years, forcing his past to collide with his present. Three-Fifths is a story of secrets, identity, violence and obsession with a tragic conclusion that leaves all involved questioning the measure of a man, and was inspired by the author’s own experiences with identity as a biracial man during his time as a student in Pittsburgh amidst the simmering racial tension produced by the L.A. Riots and the O.J. Simpson trial in the mid-nineties.


La Pocha Nostra

La Pocha Nostra

La Pocha Nostra

Author: Guillermo Gómez-Peña,Saúl García-López

Publisher: Routledge

Isbn 10: 100020913X

Category: Performing Arts

Number of Pages: 270

Number of Views: 1559

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La Pocha Nostra: A Handbook for the Rebel Artist in a Post-Democratic Society marks a transformation from its sister book, Exercises for Rebel Artists, into a pedagogical matrix suited for use as a performance handbook and conceptual tool for artists, activists, theorists, pedagogues, and trans-disciplinary border crossers of all stripes. Featuring a newly reworked outline of La Pocha Nostra's overall pedagogy, and how it has evolved in the time of Trump, cartel violence, and the politics of social media, this new handbook presents deeper explanations of the interdisciplinary pedagogical practices developed by the group that has been labeled "the most influential Latino/a performance troupe of the past ten years." Co-written by Guillermo Gómez-Peña in collaboration with La Pocha Nostra’s artistic co-director Saúl García-López and edited by Paloma Martinez-Cruz, this highly anticipated follow-up volume raises crucial questions in the new neo-nationalist era. Drawing on field experience from ten years of touring, the authors blend original methods with updated and revised exercises, providing new material for teachers, universities, radical artists, curators, producers, and students. This book features: Introductions by the authors and editor to Pocha Nostra practice in a post-democratic society. Theoretical, historical, poetic, and pedagogical contexts for the methodology. Suggestions for how to use the book in the classroom and many other scenarios. Detailed, hands-on exercises for using Pocha Nostra-inspired methods in workshops. A step-by-step guide to creating large-scale group performances. New, unpublished photos of the Pocha Nostra methods in practice. Additional texts by Reverend Billy and Savitri D., Dragonfly, Francesca Carol Rolla, VestAndPage, Micha Espinosa, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Praba Pilar, L. M. Bogad, Anuradha Vikram, and Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens, among many others. The book is complemented by the new book Gómez-Peña Unplugged: Texts on Live Art, Social Practice and Imaginary Activism (2008–2019).


Circadian Rhythm Sleep-Wake Disorders

Circadian Rhythm Sleep-Wake Disorders

Circadian Rhythm Sleep-Wake Disorders

Author: R. Robert Auger

Publisher: Springer Nature

Isbn 10: 3030438031

Category: Medical

Number of Pages: 247

Number of Views: 1716

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This book resolves to bridge the communication gap between research and clinical practice for circadian rhythm sleep-wake disorders. Beginning with a scientific background on biological timekeeping, opening chapters describe the crucial nature of maintaining delicate temporal organization of physiological and molecular events within the body. Following this are discussions on circadian physiology and methods of circadian assessments. Subsequent chapters then relay comprehensive information regarding the International Classification of Sleep Disorders-defined circadian rhythm sleep-wake disorders (CRSWDs), specifically discussing etiology and epidemiology, but focusing on evidence-based treatment data. Concluding discussions provide guidance for the application of light therapy and discuss future roles for optimized lighting environments. Nuanced and market-demanded, Circadian Rhythm Sleep-Wake Disorders: An Evidence-Based Guide for Clinicians and Investigators is an invaluable resource for Sleep Medicine clinicians, circadian researchers, and other interested parties.


The Big Book of Conflict Resolution Games: Quick, Effective Activities to Improve Communication, Trust and Collaboration

The Big Book of Conflict Resolution Games: Quick, Effective Activities to Improve Communication, Trust and Collaboration

The Big Book of Conflict Resolution Games: Quick, Effective Activities to Improve Communication, Trust and Collaboration

Author: Mary Scannell

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

Isbn 10: 0071743669

Category: Business & Economics

Number of Pages: 240

Number of Views: 738

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Make workplace conflict resolution a game that EVERYBODY wins! Recent studies show that typical managers devote more than a quarter of their time to resolving coworker disputes. The Big Book of Conflict-Resolution Games offers a wealth of activities and exercises for groups of any size that let you manage your business (instead of managing personalities). Part of the acclaimed, bestselling Big Books series, this guide offers step-by-step directions and customizable tools that empower you to heal rifts arising from ineffective communication, cultural/personality clashes, and other specific problem areas—before they affect your organization's bottom line. Let The Big Book of Conflict-Resolution Games help you to: Build trust Foster morale Improve processes Overcome diversity issues And more Dozens of physical and verbal activities help create a safe environment for teams to explore several common forms of conflict—and their resolution. Inexpensive, easy-to-implement, and proved effective at Fortune 500 corporations and mom-and-pop businesses alike, the exercises in The Big Book of Conflict-Resolution Games delivers everything you need to make your workplace more efficient, effective, and engaged.


Beyond Seven Seas And Thirteen Rivers

Beyond Seven Seas And Thirteen Rivers

Beyond Seven Seas And Thirteen Rivers

Author: Saibal Gupta

Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan

Isbn 10: 8184300581

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 215

Number of Views: 1380

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Beyond Seven Seas and Thirteen Rivers is a serio-fiction based on a hundred years old true story and the fictional story of a Naxalite rebel of the seventies of last century. The true story is about a man who lived in the nineteenth century and rebelled against the restrictive life of the society at that time and used to dream about distant foreign lands and adventures, stimulated by stories from Ramayana and Mahabharata. He left home as a teenager and through many adventures in the lands unknown became a renowned soldier and officer in the Brazilian Republican Army. His sketchy biography was published in a Bengali book at the turn of the century, 1899-1900, but nothing is known about him afterwards except that he died in Brazil in 1905. Born in the same year as Rabindra Nath Thakur and two years before Swami Vivekananda he remained an icon and an enigma, the only heroic-romantic character at the dawn of Indian renaissance. The fictional Naxalite rebel of the seventies also had to leave the country after many adventurous escapes, true events in the life of many young men, and reached Brazil and came to know about his predecessor a hundred years back and started searching for him. That changed his life bringing forth many perennial issues of man and society.


It Ends with Us

It Ends with Us

It Ends with Us

Author: Colleen Hoover

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Isbn 10: 1501110373

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 384

Number of Views: 929

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In this “brave and heartbreaking novel that digs its claws into you and doesn’t let go, long after you’ve finished it” (Anna Todd, New York Times bestselling author) from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of All Your Perfects, a workaholic with a too-good-to-be-true romance can’t stop thinking about her first love. Lily hasn’t always had it easy, but that’s never stopped her from working hard for the life she wants. She’s come a long way from the small town where she grew up—she graduated from college, moved to Boston, and started her own business. And when she feels a spark with a gorgeous neurosurgeon named Ryle Kincaid, everything in Lily’s life seems too good to be true. Ryle is assertive, stubborn, maybe even a little arrogant. He’s also sensitive, brilliant, and has a total soft spot for Lily. And the way he looks in scrubs certainly doesn’t hurt. Lily can’t get him out of her head. But Ryle’s complete aversion to relationships is disturbing. Even as Lily finds herself becoming the exception to his “no dating” rule, she can’t help but wonder what made him that way in the first place. As questions about her new relationship overwhelm her, so do thoughts of Atlas Corrigan—her first love and a link to the past she left behind. He was her kindred spirit, her protector. When Atlas suddenly reappears, everything Lily has built with Ryle is threatened. An honest, evocative, and tender novel, It Ends with Us is “a glorious and touching read, a forever keeper. The kind of book that gets handed down” (USA TODAY).


Still Running

Still Running

Still Running

Author: Vanessa Zuisei Goddard

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

Isbn 10: 083484298X

Category: Sports & Recreation

Number of Pages: 192

Number of Views: 1976

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Learn how to bring the power of stillness into your running practice with meditations, guidance, and inspiration from a long-time runner and Zen practitioner. Running is more than just exercise. Running is a practice, a moving meditation, that brings the power of stillness to all the activities in our lives. Vanessa Zuisei Goddard combines her experience leading running retreats with her two-decade practice of Zen to offer insight, humor, and practical guidance for grounding our running, or any physical practice, in meditation. When we see running solely as exercise and focus on improving our times, covering a certain number of miles, or losing weight, we miss the deeper implications of this art. Whether you are a new or experienced runner, you will learn how to be more embodied through thirteen running practices to help improve your focus and running form. Using mantras and visualizations, as well as a range of other exercises, Goddard offers ways to practice running as a moving meditation with an eye toward bringing the power of stillness to all the activities in your life. Ultimately, Still Running is a book about freedom, ease, and the joy of movement; it's about the power of stillness and learning how to use that power to live wholeheartedly.


The Negro Motorist Green Book

The Negro Motorist Green Book

The Negro Motorist Green Book

Author: Victor H. Green

Publisher: Colchis Books

Isbn 10:

Category: History

Number of Pages: N.A

Number of Views: 1305

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The idea of "The Green Book" is to give the Motorist and Tourist a Guide not only of the Hotels and Tourist Homes in all of the large cities, but other classifications that will be found useful wherever he may be. Also facts and information that the Negro Motorist can use and depend upon. There are thousands of places that the public doesn't know about and aren't listed. Perhaps you know of some? If so send in their names and addresses and the kind of business, so that we might pass it along to the rest of your fellow Motorists. You will find it handy on your travels, whether at home or in some other state, and is up to date. Each year we are compiling new lists as some of these places move, or go out of business and new business places are started giving added employment to members of our race.


Hillbilly Elegy

Hillbilly Elegy

Hillbilly Elegy

Author: J. D. Vance

Publisher: HarperCollins

Isbn 10: 0062872257

Category: Social Science

Number of Pages: 288

Number of Views: 1877

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THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER IS NOW A MAJOR-MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY RON HOWARD AND STARRING AMY ADAMS, GLENN CLOSE, AND GABRIEL BASSO "You will not read a more important book about America this year."—The Economist "A riveting book."—The Wall Street Journal "Essential reading."—David Brooks, New York Times Hillbilly Elegy is a passionate and personal analysis of a culture in crisis—that of white working-class Americans. The disintegration of this group, a process that has been slowly occurring now for more than forty years, has been reported with growing frequency and alarm, but has never before been written about as searingly from the inside. J. D. Vance tells the true story of what a social, regional, and class decline feels like when you were born with it hung around your neck. The Vance family story begins hopefully in postwar America. J. D.’s grandparents were “dirt poor and in love,” and moved north from Kentucky’s Appalachia region to Ohio in the hopes of escaping the dreadful poverty around them. They raised a middle-class family, and eventually one of their grandchildren would graduate from Yale Law School, a conventional marker of success in achieving generational upward mobility. But as the family saga of Hillbilly Elegy plays out, we learn that J.D.'s grandparents, aunt, uncle, sister, and, most of all, his mother struggled profoundly with the demands of their new middle-class life, never fully escaping the legacy of abuse, alcoholism, poverty, and trauma so characteristic of their part of America. With piercing honesty, Vance shows how he himself still carries around the demons of his chaotic family history. A deeply moving memoir, with its share of humor and vividly colorful figures, Hillbilly Elegy is the story of how upward mobility really feels. And it is an urgent and troubling meditation on the loss of the American dream for a large segment of this country.


Blind Justice

Blind Justice

Blind Justice

Author: Gwen Hernandez

Publisher: Gwen Hernandez

Isbn 10: 0991607341

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 273

Number of Views: 1799

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A sexy bodyguard. A high-maintenance city girl. Sometimes opposites attract…a killer. When Tara Fujimoto’s quest to avenge her sister’s death makes her a target, a sexy security specialist steps in to watch her back, but his quiet appeal threatens her carefully guarded heart. Can she resist their lightning-hot attraction, and stay alive long enough to expose her enemy? Former military special operator Jeff Patarava has good reasons to keep his distance from his impossibly perfect coworker, but when her life is threatened, his resolve is shot to hell. Forced into close proximity, sparks fly as he learns she’s far more than her flawless appearance suggests. Now, he’ll put everything on the line to keep her alive.


No Way Back

No Way Back

No Way Back

Author: M. J. Arlidge

Publisher: Penguin UK

Isbn 10: 1405926953

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 40

Number of Views: 1214

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A treat for fans of DI Helen Grace: an ebook short story from Top Ten Sunday Times bestselling author M. J. Arlidge. Jodie's arriving at her third children's home. She's only fifteen. Maybe this time will be different. She'll be safe. Looked after. But the truth is Jodie has no one left to protect her. She must defend herself. She must change. PRAISE FOR M.J. ARLIDGE: 'Helen Grace is one of the greatest heroes to come along in years' JEFFERY DEAVER 'The new Jo Nesbo' JUDY FINNIGAN 'Fast paced and nailbitingly tense ... gripping' SUN 'DI Helen Grace is a genuinely fresh heroine ... MJ Arlidge weaves together a tapestry that chills to the bone' Daily Mail 'Chilling stuff' Fabulist 'A chilling read' My Weekly 'A grisly, gripping thriller' Sunday Mirror 'Gruesomely realistic, intriguing and relentless. Arlidge's fledgling army of fans is about to grow' Sunday Sport 'Eeny Meeny debuts one of the best new series detectives, Helen Grace. Determined, tough and damaged, she must unravel a terrifying riddle of a killer kidnapping victims in pairs. Mesmerizing!' Lisa Gardner 'Expertly pulled off. It has a devious premise. DI Helen Grace is fiendishly awesome. It's scary as all hell. And it has a full cast of realistically drawn, interesting characters that make the thing read like a bullet' Will Lavender 'A fast-paced, twisting police procedural and thriller that's sure to become another bestseller' Huffington Post


Pediatric Sleep Medicine

Pediatric Sleep Medicine

Pediatric Sleep Medicine

Author: David Gozal,Leila Kheirandish-Gozal

Publisher: Springer Nature

Isbn 10: 3030655741

Category: Medical

Number of Pages: 741

Number of Views: 1984

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This book provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects related to pediatric sleep and its associated disorders. It addresses the ontogeny and maturational aspects of physiological sleep and circadian rhythms, as well as the effects of sleep on the various organ systems as a function of development. Organized into nine sections, the book begins with a basic introduction to sleep, and proceeds into an extensive coverage of normative sleep and functional homeostasis. Part three then concisely examines the humoral and developmental aspects of sleep, namely the emerging role of metabolic tissue and the intestinal microbiota in regulation. Parts four, five, and six discuss diagnoses methods, techniques in sleep measurement, and specific aspects of pharmacotherapy and ventilator support for the pediatric patient. Various sleep disorders are explored in part seven, followed by an in-depth analysis of obstructive sleep apnea in part eight. The book concludes with discussions on the presence of sleep issues in other disorders such as Down syndrome, obesity, cystic fibrosis, and asthma. Written by recognized leaders in the field, Pediatric Sleep Medicine facilitates an extensive learning experience for practicing physicians who encounter specific sleep-related issues in their practice.


Pinocchio

Pinocchio

Pinocchio

Author: Carlo Collodi

Publisher: Penguin

Isbn 10: 0593204328

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Number of Pages: 208

Number of Views: 1793

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The old wood-carver Geppetto decides to make a wonderful puppet which can dance and turn somersaults, but by chance he chooses an unusual piece of wood - and the finished puppet can talk and misbehave like the liveliest child. But Pinocchio is brave and inquisitive as well as naughty, and after some hair-raising adventures, he earns his heart's desire.


Science of Circadian Rhythms, An Issue of Sleep Medicine Clinics, E-Book

Science of Circadian Rhythms, An Issue of Sleep Medicine Clinics, E-Book

Science of Circadian Rhythms, An Issue of Sleep Medicine Clinics, E-Book

Author: Phyllis C. Zee

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Isbn 10: 0323402712

Category: Medical

Number of Pages: N.A

Number of Views: 1160

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Dr. Phyllis Zee has put together an expert panel of authors on the topic of the Science of Circadian Rhythms. Articles include: Neurobiology of Circadian Rhythm Regulation, Effect of Light and Melatonin and other Melatonin Receptor Agonists on Human Circadian Physiology, Consequences of Circadian Disruption on Cardiometabolic Health, Consequences Circadian Disruption on Neurologic and Psychiatric Health, Aging and Circadian Rhythms, Circadian and Homeostatic Regulation of Sleep and Performance, Circadian disruption in Psychiatric Disorders, and more!


Hill Running

Hill Running

Hill Running

Author: Jeff Grant

Publisher: Hillseeker Publishing

Isbn 10: 3952466743

Category: Sports & Recreation

Number of Pages: 205

Number of Views: 552

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EXPANDED DIGITAL EDITION: This special edition includes a full 10-week training plan, links to video demonstrations of strength and conditioning exercises, full color photographs, and more! What you receive: immediate download link that includes both PDF and EPUB digital files. Building on the successful coaching themes in his first book, Flow State Runner, Coach Jeff Grant shares in this powerful, integrated coaching guide the keys to not only surviving, but thriving in the hills. He draws on his experience as an ultra runner, yoga teacher, mental toughness coach, and adventurer to make a positive impact on your running and life. Jeff also shares insights from training and racing in the Swiss Alps. Jeff provides clear and insightful lessons on the key themes of hill running technique and strength and conditioning that will teach you how to survive your hill running challenges. Where Jeff’s coaching approach really stands out is his use of innovative Mind Hacks and Mental Training lessons that will teach you how to thrive in the hills. You will quickly see why people in many countries seek out Jeff’s coaching when pursuing major running goals, and ultimately apply his coaching techniques to improve the navigation of challenges in others areas of their lives.


Black Jack

Black Jack

Black Jack

Author: Diane Capri

Publisher: AugustBooks

Isbn 10: 1940768993

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: N.A

Number of Views: 1060

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Is Jack Reacher a serial killer? “Make some coffee. You’ll read all night.” Lee Child, #1 World-Wide Bestselling Author of Jack Reacher Thrillers A serial killer returns after years of inactivity in this gripping new suspense thriller. The green paint bathtub killer had Reacher Running Blind back in the day. The New York FBI team says Reacher was the serial killer then and is still the serial killer. But FBI Agents Kim Otto and Carlos Gaspar believe a copycat may be on the loose.... Five powerful players are determined to win at all costs. The sixth only wants to stay alive. Not all can win. None plan to fail. But when Reacher is judge, jury, and executioner, Otto knows that collateral damage is inevitable. Authorized and Recommended by Lee Child, creator of the Jack Reacher thrillers, including The Midnight Line and Past Tense. Diane Capri’s Award-winning and Bestselling Hunt for Jack Reacher Series continues! Lee Child Gives Diane Capri Two Thumbs Up! "Full of thrills and tension, but smart and human, too. Kim Otto is a great, great character - I love her." Lee Child, #1 World Wide Bestselling Author of Jack Reacher Thrillers The Hunt for Jack Reacher series enthralls fans of John Grisham, Lee Child, and more: "Diane writes like the maestro of the jigsaw puzzle. Sit back in your favorite easy chair, pour a glass of crisp white wine, and enter her devilishly clever world." —David Hagberg, New York Times Bestselling Author of Kirk McGarvey Thrillers "Expertise shines on every page." —Margaret Maron, Edgar, Anthony, Agatha and Macavity Award Winning MWA Past President and MWA Grand Master 2013 Readers Love the Hunt for Jack Reacher Series and Diane Capri: "I 'stumbled' on this title and was attracted to it as I am a Jack Reacher fan. Loved the story and the author's writing style. Couldn't wait for more so I purchased [Raw Justice] and want more Jennifer Lane - please?! Fatal Distraction is also on my Kindle to read list!" "I have been a Reacher fan for years and was excited when I heard of Diane Capri's take on 'Finding Reacher'. 'Don't Know Jack' is a good companion to Child's Reacher books and recaptures the flavor of the Reacher mystique. I am waiting anxiously for the next book in the series and the next and the next, and so on." "All Child fans should give it a try!" Award winning New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author DIANE CAPRI Does It Again in another Blockbuster Hunt for Jack Reacher Series Novel Lee Child, Jack Reacher, Reacher, military, action, romance, suspense, thriller, mystery, Florida, Michigan, adoption, secret baby, women sleuth, legal thriller, John Grisham, thriller series, mystery series, romantic suspense series, romantic suspense, hepatitis, medical mystery, medical thriller, psychological thriller, strong female, strong female protagonist, police procedural, thriller and suspense, vigilante justice, crime, action packed, private investigators, lawyer, police officer, FBI agents, Alaska, hard-boiled, cozy, legal, medical, suspense, suspense series, spies, tech, techno, technology, crime, financial, murder, theft, litigator, judge, juror, death, due justice, secret justice, twisted justice, wasted justice, mistaken justice, deadly dozen, deadly, gun, killer, sniper, shot, deadly, parenting, relationships, crime fiction, crime novel, kidnapping, serial killers, heist, series, women's fiction, detective, conspiracy, political, terrorism, contemporary, genre fiction, United States


The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

Author: V. E. Schwab

Publisher: Tor Books

Isbn 10: 0765387581

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 480

Number of Views: 1905

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER USA TODAY BESTSELLER NATIONAL INDIE BESTSELLER THE WASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER Recommended by Entertainment Weekly, Real Simple, NPR, Slate, and Oprah Magazine #1 Library Reads Pick—October 2020 #1 Indie Next Pick—October 2020 BOOK OF THE YEAR (2020) FINALIST—Book of The Month Club A “Best Of” Book From: Oprah Mag * CNN * Amazon * Amazon Editors * NPR * Goodreads * Bustle * PopSugar * BuzzFeed * Barnes & Noble * Kirkus Reviews * Lambda Literary * Nerdette * The Nerd Daily * Polygon * Library Reads * io9 * Smart Bitches Trashy Books * LiteraryHub * Medium * BookBub * The Mary Sue * Chicago Tribune * NY Daily News * SyFy Wire * Powells.com * Bookish * Book Riot * Library Reads Voter Favorite * In the vein of The Time Traveler’s Wife and Life After Life, The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue is New York Times bestselling author V. E. Schwab’s genre-defying tour de force. A Life No One Will Remember. A Story You Will Never Forget. France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever—and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. Thus begins the extraordinary life of Addie LaRue, and a dazzling adventure that will play out across centuries and continents, across history and art, as a young woman learns how far she will go to leave her mark on the world. But everything changes when, after nearly 300 years, Addie stumbles across a young man in a hidden bookstore and he remembers her name. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.


The Jack Reacher Cases (Complete Books #10, #11 & #12)

The Jack Reacher Cases (Complete Books #10, #11 & #12)

The Jack Reacher Cases (Complete Books #10, #11 & #12)

Author: Dan Ames

Publisher: Slogan Books LLC

Isbn 10:

Category: Fiction

Number of Pages: 500

Number of Views: 1472

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Jack Reacher Cases Box Set #10, #11 & #12 A USA TODAY BESTSELLING SERIES THREE FULL-LENGTH JACK REACHER THRILLERS! THE MAN WHO STANDS TALL: In the action-packed tenth installment of the bestselling Jack Reacher Cases series, Lauren Pauling's sister is kidnapped. Pauling races to find out who abducted her and why. She enlists the help of south Florida PI Wade Carver and soon, she learns the crime is tied to Jack Reacher. THE MAN WHO WORKS ALONE: In the explosive 11th installment of the bestselling Jack Reacher Cases series, a famous and wealthy Silicon Valley CEO is found murdered in Las Vegas. A mercenary sent to retrieve classified documents is mortally wounded and calls Michael Tallon for help. Soon, Tallon and Lauren Pauling discover a murderous organization with a deadly plan that will change the world forever. A MAN BUILT FOR JUSTICE: In the explosive 12th installment of the bestselling Jack Reacher Cases series, former FBI agent Lauren Pauling is hired by a law firm's mysterious client to investigate the disappearance of a young man in Belize. The boy may, or may not be, Jack Reacher's son. Pauling soon finds herself in a complex web of dangerous lies and murderous secrets. READ THE THRILLING SERIES THAT'S BEEN FEATURED IN USA TODAY TWICE! "These whiplash-inducing novels are filled with deadly intrigue, chilling murders, cold-hearted deceit and twisting mysteries that will keep you guessing to the last page. Hold on tight!" -R. Vuher, Amazon.com "Ames is a sensation among readers who love fast-paced thrillers." -MysteryTribune "Fast-paced, engaging, original." -New York Times bestselling author Thomas Perry "Engrossing!" -USA Today bestselling author Rick Murcer "Furiously paced. Great action." -New York Times bestselling author Ben Lieberman "Swept me along for the ride." -Edgar-nominated author Craig McDonald "The plot races forward at a lightning-fast pace. Great action scenes - this book is a must-read!" -USA Today "Exciting and suspenseful. Highly recommended for anyone who likes action-packed, intelligent and pulse-pounding thrillers." -B & N Thrilling Reads "Razor-sharp, nerve-wracking and wildly engrossing, these thrillers are utterly addictive." -FirstReads


Neuroendocrine Correlates of Sleep/Wakefulness

Neuroendocrine Correlates of Sleep/Wakefulness

Neuroendocrine Correlates of Sleep/Wakefulness

Author: Daniel P. Cardinali,S. R. Pandi-Perumal

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Isbn 10: 0387236929

Category: Medical

Number of Pages: 627

Number of Views: 906

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As the title suggests, and unlike other existing books on sleep medicine, Neuroendocrine Correlates of Sleep/Wakefulness will be devoted primarily to endocrine regulation of the behavioral state control. It will address a wide spectrum of sleep./wakefulness phenomena (both animals and humans), including pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management. From molecular biology to applied clinical therapy, sleep research has been transformed in the last few years from a research backwater to an important interdisciplinary field. Anyone who regularly reads the literature on sleep, biological rhythms, or neuroendocrinology is aware that one of the subspecialties within sleep medicine, the neuroendocrine correlates of sleep/wakefulness, has in particular experienced a growth rate that is even faster than that of the field as a whole. To a significant extent this has been due to the introduction of new research technologies. The widespread adoption of a range of new methods in sleep research has opened a window into activities at the cellular and molecular level, which previously had been tightly closed. Consequently these activities are being characterized with a degree of precision and sensitivity that is without precedent. This volume invites the reader to explore the new vistas that have been opened onto the neuroendocrine frontier of sleep medicine. The editors have selectively identified a number of key articles having a citation frequency, which is considerably above the norm or which otherwise have contributed importantly to defining the neuroendocrine perspective. This new volume on Neuroendocrine Correlates of Sleep/Wakefulness is an up-to-date resource of research summaries and reviews written by major contributors to the fields of sleep, biological rhythms and neuroendocrinology. Its coverage is broad and its basic and clinical science reviews are detailed. In this volume, an international team of experts discuss their latest ideas, concepts, methods, and interpretations with supporting examples. This volume is intended for advanced students and specialists in psychobiology, neuroscience, neuroendocrinology, and psychiatry but might also be interest to anyone concerned with understanding the Neuroendocrine correlates of sleep/wakefulness. The contributions are directed more towards providing an integrated view of the field from the perspective of the authors, rather than being a compendium of recent results. The intent is to provide a reference book for recent and future workers in this and related areas of medicine and biology. Each topic in this volume has received the attention of a panel of authors who have responded to our request to review and place into perspective the major issues, which will undoubtedly confront newcomers to the field. The topics dealt with in Neuroendocrine correlates of Sleep/wakefulness are both diverse and complex. The editors hope that this volume will provide an authoritative summary of important issues in the neuroendocrine correlates of sleep/wakefulness. We also hope that it will motivate new researchers to join the quest for solutions to the problems that have been identified by our contributing authors.


Barefoot Running

Barefoot Running

Barefoot Running

Author: Michael Sandler,Jessica Lee

Publisher: Crown

Isbn 10: 0307985946

Category: Sports & Recreation

Number of Pages: 320

Number of Views: 1231

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How could something we have for free—our bare feet—be better for running than $150 shoes? The truth is that running in shoes is high-impact, unstable, and inflexible. Shoes promote a heel-centric ground strike, which weakens your feet, knees, and hips, and leads to common running injuries. In contrast, barefoot running is low-impact, forefoot-centric, stable, and beneficial to your body. It encourages proper form and strengthens your feet in miraculous ways. When you run in shoes, you not only risk developing poor form, but you also hinder the natural relationship with the ground that running facilitates. Barefoot running restores the delightful sensory and spiritual connections to the earth that you were meant to experience. Barefoot Running offers the only step-by-step direction runners need at any age to overcome injuries, run faster than ever, and rediscover the pure joy of running. Once you tear off your shoes and learn to dance with nature, you’ll tread lightly and freely, hearing only the earth’s symphony and feeling only the dirt beneath your feet. Hit the ground running with revolutionary techniques for starting out slowly, choosing minimalist footwear, navigating rough weather and rugged terrain, and building your feet into living shoes.


Smart Multimedia

Smart Multimedia

Smart Multimedia

Author: Troy McDaniel,Stefano Berretti,Igor D. D. Curcio,Anup Basu

Publisher: Springer Nature

Isbn 10: 3030544079

Category: Computers

Number of Pages: 540

Number of Views: 845

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This book constitutes the proceedings of the Second International Conference on Smart Multimedia, ICSM 2019, which was held in San Diego, CA, USA, in December 2019. The 45 papers presented were selected from about 100 submissions and are grouped in sections on 3D mesh and depth image processing; image understanding; miscellaneous; smart multimedia for citizen-centered smart living; 3D perception and applications; video applications; multimedia in medicine; haptics and applications; smart multimedia beyond the visible spectrum; machine learning for multimedia; image segmentation and processing; biometrics; 3D and image processing; and smart social and connected household products.