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A Short History of Nearly Everything

By Bill Bryson
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  • Publisher : Anchor Canada
  • Isbn : 9780385674508
  • Pages : 624
  • Category : Science
  • Reads : 382
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One of the world’s most beloved and bestselling writers takes his ultimate journey -- into the most intriguing and intractable questions that science seeks to answer. In A Walk in the Woods, Bill Bryson trekked the Appalachian Trail -- well, most of it. In In A Sunburned Country, he confronted some of the most lethal wildlife Australia has to offer. Now, in his biggest book, he confronts his greatest challenge: to understand -- and, if possible, answer -- the oldest, biggest questions we have posed about the universe and ourselves. Taking as territory everything from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization, Bryson seeks to understand how we got from there being nothing at all to there being us. To that end, he has attached himself to a host of the world’s most advanced (and often obsessed) archaeologists, anthropologists, and mathematicians, travelling to their offices, laboratories, and field camps. He has read (or tried to read) their books, pestered them with questions, apprenticed himself to their powerful minds. A Short History of Nearly Everything is the record of this quest, and it is a sometimes profound, sometimes funny, and always supremely clear and entertaining adventure in the realms of human knowledge, as only Bill Bryson can render it. Science has never been more involving or entertaining.

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  • File Pdf: wishful-thinking.pdf

Book Summary:

Georgie: gorgeous, glamorous and successful. But her bank balance is a molehill and her credit card bill a mountain. Lin: the gap between her dreams and reality is as wide as the Grand Canyon -- not ideal when you're a single mother. Cookie: smart and sassy, but all too aware that fairy tales don't happen for those not heroine-shaped. For these three women life just isn't turning out as planned. Working in publishing -- the parties, book launches and long lunches -- isn't nearly as glamorous as it sounds. And each is aware of something missing in their lives. So when the opportunity comes for them to wish for something, they jump at the chance. For where there's a wish, there's a way, especially with a little help from your friends ...

Savage Dragon #150

By Erik Larsen
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Image Comics
  • Isbn : PKEY:MAY090295
  • Pages : 32
  • Category : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Reads : 813
  • File Pdf: savage-dragon-150.pdf

Book Summary:

Just when Dragon thought his struggle to protect Chicago from the nefarious Vicious Circle couldn't get any worse, his deadliest foe returns. The shocker of the year: OverLord Triumphant!

Light Fantastic

By Graham Ison
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Murder Room
  • Isbn : 9781471918667
  • Pages : 240
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 876
  • File Pdf: light-fantastic.pdf

Book Summary:

When the milkman alerts police to two bodies at the fashionable Hampstead home of Andrew and Kim Light, it seems obvious who the deceased are . . . until Mr Light walks through the door. Just who is the other man? Is Andrew Light as innocent as he'd like to appear, or does his smooth lawyer's manner hide a cruel and callous character? As the investigation develops, it becomes clear that there are far more sinister forces at work, and a frightening character has infiltrated the fashionable world of Hampstead.

What If? Classic: The Complete Collection Vol. 4

By John Byrne,Bill Mantlo,Tom Defalco,Alan Weiss,David Anthony Kraft,David Michelinie,Rich Margopoulos,Alan Kupperberg,Alan Zelenetz,Peter B. Gillis,Mark Gruenwald
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Marvel Entertainment
  • Isbn : 9781302520540
  • Pages : 488
  • Category :
  • Reads : 870
  • File Pdf: what-if-classic.pdf

Book Summary:

Collects What If? (1977) #36-47. More alternate-reality questions are answered! Imagine a world where the Fantastic Four never gained their powers — or one where Stephen Strange never became Master of the Mystic Arts! Consider the fates of the Thing and the Beast if they continued to mutate — or Spider-Man if Uncle Ben had lived! Picture Conan the Barbarian meeting Thor — or finding himself stranded in the 20th century for good! The Hulk goes berserk, Susan Richards dies in childbirth, Nova makes a life-changing decision and Galactus turns the Silver Surfer back into Norrin Radd! But what if Loki had found Mjolnir before his brother — and what if the Marvel Universe ceased to exist?! Plus: Thought-provoking tales featuring Daredevil, the Sub-Mariner, the Avengers and more!

Black Panther

By Reginald Hudlin,Stan Lee
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Marvel Entertainment
  • Isbn : 9781302936013
  • Pages : 200
  • Category : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Reads : 941
  • File Pdf: black-panther.pdf

Book Summary:

Collects Black Panther (2005) #1-6, Fantastic Four (1961) #52-53. Reginald Hudlin and John Romita Jr. delve deep into the mind of the Black Panther in the next in our series of graphic novels handpicked by Marvel Editorial to showcase pivotal storylines written and drawn by some of Marvel’s most acclaimed creators! In the heart of Africa lies Wakanda, a technologically advanced civilization that for centuries has stood alone as an unconquerable land inhabited by invincible warriors. Governing Wakanda is a lineage of warrior-kings — and T’Challa, the Black Panther, is the latest in this family line! But now outsiders are once more assembling to invade Wakanda and plunder its riches — led by Klaw, a deadly assassin who murdered T’Challa’s father. Even with Wakanda’s might and his own superhuman skills, can the Black Panther prevail against Klaw’s massive invasion force?

Savage Dragon #167

By Erik Larsen
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Image Comics
  • Isbn : PKEY:OCT100515
  • Pages : 32
  • Category : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Reads : 542
  • File Pdf: savage-dragon-167.pdf

Book Summary:

EMPEROR DRAGON' PART 5 (of 6) The pieces fall into place and Emperor Kurr's master plan is revealed at last! The world is on the brink of annihilation and Savage Dragon has his finger on the button! The events in this issue are so unexpected-so shocking-that we can't show you the cover to this issue without spoiling the surprise! It's unlike anything you've ever read or imagined! This is all building to the most explosive finale in the history of comics! Prepare to have your senses shattered and your mind blown! This is the big one! The countdown to the end of the world ends here! Comes with our highest possible recommendation!

Just Three Words

By Melissa Brayden
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bold Strokes Books Inc
  • Isbn : 9781626393790
  • Pages : 288
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 847
  • File Pdf: just-three-words.pdf

Book Summary:

Sometimes the one you want is the one you least suspect... Accountant Samantha Ennis craves order and structure. As the bookkeeper at the boutique advertising agency she owns with her three best friends, it’s her job to apply logic to the chaos. When one of those best friends, laid back Hunter Blair, moves in to share her loft apartment, Sam’s carefully organized world is thrown wildly askew. Hunter Blair’s been the coolest one in the room since elementary school. Until recently, her biggest worry in the world was which of the girls in her cell phone to call on a Saturday night. But it’s not long before Samantha sparks a fire in Hunter that has her questioning her old habits and longing for new ones. Isn’t it a bad idea to fall for one of your best friends? Samantha and Hunter are about to find out.

The Walking Dead #5

By Robert Kirkman
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Image Comics
  • Isbn : PKEY:DEC031346
  • Pages : 24
  • Category : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Reads : 441
  • File Pdf: the-walking-dead-5.pdf

Book Summary:

It was only a matter of time before their camp was attacked...and that time has come. Rick Grimes and company find themselves surrounded by zombies. Who will die, who - if anyone - will survive? Who will be the next to join the walking dead?

Temporal Consciousness Transposition

By Kenneth Joel Teicher
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Kenneth Joel Teicher
  • Isbn : 9781546494874
  • Pages : 278
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 783
  • File Pdf: temporal-consciousness-transposition.pdf

Book Summary:

Imagine you are offered the opportunity to travel to any time in your past. You can either simply observe and remember or actually alter your life. Ben Tilifson has received this precise opportunity. Thinking it is a joke perpetrated by friends, he reluctantly decides to play along. Except it is not a joke. During Ben’s first trip, he coerces his fifty-five year younger self into speaking to a high school crush to whom he was originally too bashful to even say hello. The brief conversation changes his life forever. The girl introduces Ben to a friend that will become his wife. Realizing it’s not a joke or bad dream, Ben decides to continue his travels. Fearful of doing anything else that might alter his own life, he decides to devote his action to saving lives from terrible accidents. Upon returning from his most recent trip, Ben discovers his life has been dramatically transformed. A thorough review reveals that he must have traveled back in time simply to win a lottery. Memorizing the winning numbers, Ben travels twelve years into his past and purchases the winning ticket. He returns to a life even more altered than the one he just left. He is convinced he is somehow jumping between parallel yet different timelines. Recognizing the contradiction of time travel, Ben wonders what would happen if he reverses the action of his first trip. The surprise ending to the Temporal Consciousness Transposition presents a paradox that convinces Ben he has no free will.

Cassie and James and the Mystical Whitby Jet Stone

By John Kennedy
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Isbn : 9781447649007
  • Pages :
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 826
  • File Pdf: cassie-and-james-and-the-mystical-whit.pdf

Book Summary:

Cassie and James return to Whitby in Yorkshire for another thrilling adventure with their pixie friend Ben Snorty