There Are No Coincidences

There Are No Coincidences

In There Are No Coincidences, Ruth Salmon invites the reader to share some of her adventures as she navigates five continents over six decades. These vibrant, earthy tales take the reader from a remote Canadian lake, through the Khyber Pass, to Bali and beyond, accompanied by a cast of companions that include bikers in the […]

Write Great Code, Volume 2, 2nd Edition

Write Great Code, Volume 2, 2nd Edition

Explains how compilers translate high-level language source code (like code written in Python) into low-level machine code (code that the computer can understand) to help readers understand how to produce the best low-level, computer readable machine code. Today’s programmers are tasked with writing optimal computer code to produce high performance systems, whether for machine learning, […]

In the Ruins of Empire

In the Ruins of Empire

The New York Times said of Ronald H. Spector’s classic account of the American struggle against the Japanese in World War II, “No future book on the Pacific War will be written without paying due tribute to Eagle Against the Sun.” Now Spector has returned with a book that is even more revealing. In the […]

Hello, World! Reptiles

Hello, World! Reptiles

The latest in the hit Hello, World! board book series teaches toddlers all about reptiles–with easy-to-understand facts about snakes, lizards, turtles, tortoises, crocodiles and alligators. Hello, World! is a series designed to introduce first nonfiction concepts to babies and toddlers. Told in clear and easy terms (“Green pythons are born red or yellow. They turn […]

The Edge of Us

The Edge of Us

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Beautiful Disaster comes a story of a fiercely independent war widow who falls for a protective hotshot firefighter in this gripping contemporary romance. Widowed before thirty, Naomi Abrams has been through a lot. Her husband Matt sacrificed his life to save his Marine brothers. Daughter of […]

Japanese Short Stories

Japanese Short Stories

Reading Japanese Literature in Japanese This series is for the people/students who want to learn Japanese.http://readjapanese.byoubu.com/ – For Beginners – Annotation – Modern Japanese – Ruby (Furigana) – Grammatical Analysis – Vocabulary Japanese Short Stories For Beginners ■ Soseki Natsume(夏目《なつめ》 漱石《そうせき》) Ten Nights of Dreams(夢十夜《ゆめじゅうや》) The First Night(第一夜《だいいちや》) Buncho文鳥《ぶんちょう》(Java Sparrow) ■ Murasaki Shikibu(紫《むらさき》式部《しきぶ》) The Tale […]

Seawalkers (3). Wilde Wellen

Seawalkers (3). Wilde Wellen

Band 3 der großen Gestaltwandler-Serie Die Schüler und Lehrer der Blue Reef High sind in heller Aufregung. Nicht nur, dass neuerdings zahlreiche Reptilien- und Python-Wandler die Schule bevölkern und dort für Chaos sorgen. Nun baut sich vor der Küste von Florida auch noch ein gewaltiger Hurrikan auf. Haiwandler Tiago, Delfinmädchen Shari und ihre Freunde entscheiden […]

The Lost Stars: Perilous Shield

The Lost Stars: Perilous Shield

Following a successful coup against the tyrannical Syndicate, the leaders of the rebel Midway Star System work to forge a government free enough to please its citizens yet strong enough to secure power. But in a world where former rulers have become new foes, an alien threat to humanity may turn old adversaries into uncertain […]

The Lost Battalions

The Lost Battalions

They were thrown into a hopeless fight against an overwhelming enemy. Later, hundreds died as prisoners of war on the Thai-Burma Railway and in the freezing coal mines of Taiwan and Japan. Through it all, wrote Weary Dunlop, they showed ‘fortitude beyond anything I could have believed possible’.  Until now, the story of the 2000 […]