Monthly Archives: May 2020

Math with Bad Drawings: Illuminating the Ideas That Shape Our Reality – Ben Orlin

A hilarious reeducation in mathematics-full of joy, jokes, and stick figures-that sheds light on the countless practical and wonderful ways that math structures and shapes our world. In Math With Bad Drawings, Ben Orlin reveals to us what math actually is; its myriad uses, its strange symbols, and the wild leaps of logic and faith that define the usually impenetrable work of the mathematician. Truth and knowledge come in multiple forms: colorful drawings, encouraging jokes, and the stories and insights of an empathetic teacher who believes that ...

Who Killed September Falls? – Annette J Beveridge

Dramatic, Compelling, Intense – A Story of Friendship, Betrayal, and Murder Written in the 1st person, this evocative murder mystery unravels through the eyes of Arianne Tawnison, a journalist who never once imagined she would be investigating the grisly murder of her best friend, September Falls. Her determined investigations reveal some unexpected and bitter truths about her best friend and with sadness, she realises that September’s whole life had been based on a myriad of secrets and lies. The revelations shock Arianne to the core. ...

Stealing First and Other Old-Time Baseball Stories – Chris Williams

Whoa! You mean there actually was a player that stole first base? Yes! Catch the story about the zany guy who pulled that off in Stealing First and Other Old-Time Baseball Stories. Did you know that Hall-of-Famer Jackie Robinson was the star of a well-regarded Hollywood movie? The full story about #42’s successful stint in front of the camera is found in the pages of this book. Learn about the All-Star career of the man who Lou Gehrig displaced as Yankees first baseman, a major ...

Walk the Wire – David Baldacci

Amos Decker — the FBI consultant with a perfect memory — returns to solve a gruesome murder in a booming North Dakota oil town in the newest thriller in David Baldacci’s #1 New York Times bestselling Memory Man series. When Amos Decker and his FBI colleague Alex Jamison are called to London, North Dakota, they instantly sense that the thriving fracking town is ripe for trouble. The promise of a second gold rush has attracted an onslaught of newcomers all hoping for a windfall, and the community is growing faster ...

The Mental Toughness Handbook: A Step-By-Step Guide to Facing Life’s Challenges, Managing Negative Emotions, and Overcoming Adversity with Courage and Poise! – Damon Zahariades

Bravely Endure Hardship, Perform Under Pressure, and Overcome Challenges More Easily Than You Ever Thought Possible! Do you feel overwhelmed by your circumstances? Are you exhausted and overburdened with stress? Are you tempted to give up whenever you encounter obstacles and mishaps? If so, THE MENTAL TOUGHNESS HANDBOOK is for you. Imagine boldly facing any challenge that comes your way. Imagine confronting any problem you run into and resolving it with confidence. Imagine being 100% certain that you can handle any predicament or setback life ...

If It Bleeds – Stephen King

From #1 New York Times bestselling author, legendary storyteller, and master of short fiction Stephen King comes an extraordinary collection of four new and compelling novellas—Mr. Harrigan’s Phone, The Life of Chuck, Rat, and the title story If It Bleeds—each pulling you into intriguing and frightening places. The novella is a form King has returned to over and over again in the course of his amazing career, and many have been made into iconic films, including “The Body” (Stand By Me) and “Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption” (Shawshank Redemption). Like Four ...

Vintrig’s Throne – Freya Pickard

Isu Magan, heir to Vintrig’s Throne, has fallen in love with Sama Conn, a travelling musician. Fearing to lose her promised inheritance, Isu is unwilling to show her true feelings for the man she loves. Terrified of her Counsellor Jya, Isu is forced to meet with Sama in secret. Minah, Isu’s servant, is happy to aid the princess in her secret dancing lessons with Sama, for Minah is in love with Trom, the drummer. For the first time in her life, Minah tells someone what ...

Pollen and the Ring of Harmony – Francis Williams

Will Pollen save the world? A visitor from space is on a mission to save the planet with the power of his mysterious living ring. He travels across America to share his important mission. As the stories of his powerful ring spread, the vice president becomes greedy and plots to steal it. Will Pollen keep his ring in order to save the planet?