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Heiresses Of Russ 2011

Author : JoSelle Vanderhooft
ISBN : 9781590213964
Genre : Fiction
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Welcome to a new annual anthology created in honor of the late Joanna Russ, American writer, academic, and feminist whose work shone brightly in the male-dominated field of speculative fiction of the latter half of the twentieth century. Heiresses of Russ offers readers in one volume the best lesbian-themed tales of the fantastical, weird and otherworldly, published during the prior year. Editors JoSelle Vanderhooft (Sleeping Beauty, Indeed and Other Stories) and Steve Berman (the Wilde Stories series) read countless books, periodicals, and webzines to collect a range of talers--from new voices as well as award-winning authors--that celebrate the spirit of Russ's fiction: stories of sorceresses and spectral women, lost daughters and sisters of myth. The transformative power of the written word becomes magic and tests the boundaries of gender, identity and a woman's dreams.
Category: Fiction

Heiresses Of Russ 2012

Author : Connie Wilkins
ISBN : 9781590211595
Genre : Fiction
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In this, the second release in the annual Heiresses of Russ series, Lambda Literary Award winning editor Connie Wilkins joins Steve Berman in choosing the best of the prior year's published speculative fiction with lesbian themes. An unexplained astronomical phenomenon brings a woman and her grandfather closer while she questions the meaning of faith. African villagers are sent automatons rather than human relief workers. Mermaids devour men drawn by their song but what will happen to a steampunk submersible piloted by a woman? Two teenage girls discover that memories are held in the fine aromas of perfumes. A family of sisters in Mexico discover a fallen angel. These are tales of the strange, the wondrous, the eerie but all are richly told stories of women facing the unknown and how they are changed by the experience.
Category: Fiction

Heiresses Of Russ 2013

Author : Tenea D. Johnson
ISBN : 9781590211700
Genre : Lesbians
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The 2013 edition of the annual series showcasing the best tales of lesbian-themes fantasy, science-fiction, and the weird, includes such acclaimed authors as Jewelle Gomez, Nisi Shawl, Carrie Vaughn, and Brit Mandelo. The editors have ensured that a variety of voices and styles present imaginative fiction encompassing the love between women.
Category: Lesbians

Maxine Wore Black

Author : Nora Olsen
ISBN : 9781626392656
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Maxine is the girl of Jayla’s dreams: she’s charming, magnetic, and loves Jayla for her transgender self. There’s only one problem with Maxine—she already has a girlfriend, perfect Becky. Jayla quickly falls under Maxine’s spell, and she’s willing to do anything to win her. But when Becky turns up dead, Jayla is pulled into a tangle of deceit, lies, and murder. Now Jayla is forced to choose between love and the truth. Jayla will need all the strength she has to escape the darkness that threatens to take her very life.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Frenemy Of The People

Author : Nora Olsen
ISBN : 9781626391062
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Clarissa and Lexie couldn't be more different. Clarissa is a chirpy, optimistic do-gooder and a top rider on the school's equestrian team. Lexie is an angry, punk rock activist and the only out lesbian at their school. When Clarissa declares she's bi and starts a Gay-Straight Alliance, she unwittingly presses all of Lexie's buttons, so Lexie makes it her job to cut Clarissa down to size. But Lexie goes too far and finds herself an unwitting participant in Clarissa's latest crusade. Both are surprised to find their mutual loathing turning to love. A change in her family's fortunes begins to unravel Clarissa's seemingly perfect life, and the girls' fledgling love is put to the test. Clarissa and Lexie each have what the other needs to save their relationship and the people they love from forces that could tear them all apart.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Fodor S 2011 London

Author : Fodor's
ISBN : 140000456X
Genre : Travel
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Describes points of interest in each section of the city, recommends restaurants and hotels, and includes information on shopping and entertainment
Category: Travel

Chase S Calendar Of Events 2011 Edition

Author : Editors of Chase's Calendar of Events
ISBN : 0071740279
Genre : Reference
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Chase’s Calendar of Events is the most comprehensive and authoritative reference available in the world on special days, weeks, and months. Indispensable CD-ROM holds all the book’s 12,500 entries. Unique reference in the marketplace acclaimed by the Wall Street Journal, Library Journal, Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, and the Washington Post.
Category: Reference

Better Stronger Faster

Author : Daniel Gross
ISBN : 9781451621365
Genre : Business & Economics
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Financial meltdown, a deep recession, and political polarization—combined with strong growth outside the United States—have led to a global bubble of pessimism surrounding America’s economic prospects. Bloated with debt, and outpaced by China and other emerging markets, the United States has been left for dead as an economic force. But in this time of grim predictions, Daniel Gross, Yahoo! financial columnist and author of Dumb Money, offers a refreshingly optimistic take on our nation’s economic prospects, examining the positive trends that point to a better, stronger future. Widely respected for his Newsweek and Slate coverage of the crash and the recovery, Daniel Gross shows that much of the talk about decline is misplaced. In the wake of the crash, rather than accept the inevitability of a Japan-style lost decade, America’s businesses and institutions tapped into the very strengths that built the nation’s economy into a global powerhouse in the first place: speed, ingenuity, adaptability, pragmatism, entrepreneurship, and, most significant, an ability to engage with the world. As the United States wallowed in self-pity, the world continued to see promise in what America has to offer—buying exports, investing in the United States, and adopting American companies and business models as their own. Global growth, it turns out, is not a zero-sum game. Better, Stronger, Faster is an account of the remarkable reconstruction and reorientation that started in March 2009, a period that Gross compares to March 1933—as both marked the start of unexpected recoveries. As the U.S. public sector undertook aggressive fiscal and monetary actions, the private sector sprang into action. Companies large and small restructured, tapped into long-dormant internal resources, and invested for growth, at home and abroad. Between 2009 and 2011, as Europe struggled with a cascade of crises, the U.S. got back on its feet—and began to run. Through stories of innovative solutions devised by policy makers, businesses, investors, and consumers, Gross explains how America has the potential to emerge from this period, not as the unrivaled ruler of the global economy but as a healthier leader and an enabler of sustainable growth.
Category: Business & Economics

Swans Klons

Author : Nora Olsen
ISBN : 1602828741
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Sixteen-year-old Rubric and her unpredictable girlfriend Salmon Jo enjoy their pampered life in an all-female world being served by non-human klons, until they discover a terrible secret in the laboratory where humans and klons are grown in vats.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Antiques Bizarre

Author : Barbara Allan
ISBN : 9780758268501
Genre : Fiction
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Spring has sprung a major leak in far-from-serene Serenity, as the Mississippi River drops in for an extended stay. With homes and businesses flooded, how better to help the town recover than by staging a church bazaar? Brandy Borne knows her mother Vivian's plan, however, is more likely to lean toward bizarre, especially when she hears Mother wheedle a reclusive Russian heiress into donating the last Faberge egg ever created! When the winning bidder turns up mortally scrambled, Brandy and Mother cook up a plan to crack the case of this killer. . .who is one seriously bad egg! Don't Miss Brandy Borne's Tips On Antiques! Praise for Barbara Allan and the Trash 'n' Treasures Mystery Series. . . "Top pick! . . .thrills, laugh-out-loud moments and amazingly real relationships." --Romantic Times Book Reviews "Engaging and utterly believable." --Sara Paretsky "This is surely one of the funniest cozy series going." --Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine
Category: Fiction


Author : Susan May Warren
ISBN : 1609362187
Genre : Fiction
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Newspaper magnate August Price's two beautiful daughters search for happiness in the midst of their privileged lives and discover that being an heiress may not be an advantage when seeking true love.
Category: Fiction


Author : Timothy Barker
ISBN : 9781501363832
Genre : Social Science
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What happens when communication breaks down? Is it the condition for mistakes and errors that is characteristic of digital culture? And if mistakes and errors have a certain power, what stands behind it? To address these questions, this collection assembles a range of cutting-edge philosophical, socio-political, art historical and media theoretical inquiries that address contemporary culture as a terrain of miscommunication. If the period since the industrial revolution can be thought of as marked by the realisation of the possibilities for global communication, in terms of the telephone, telegraph, television, and finally the internet, Miscommunications shows that to think about the contemporary historical moment, a new history and theory of these devices needs to be written, one which illustrates the emergence of the current cultures of miscommunication and the powers of the false. The essays in the book chart the new conditions for discourse in the 21st century and collectively show how studies of communication can be refigured when we focus on the capacity for errors, accidents, mistakes, malfunctions and both intentional and non-intentional miscommunications.
Category: Social Science

English Reports Annotated 1866 1900

Author : Maxwell Alexander Robertson
ISBN : STANFORD:36105062831008
Genre : Law reports, digests, etc
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Category: Law reports, digests, etc

Public Opinion

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ISBN : SRLF:E0000217943
Genre : World politics
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Category: World politics

Sunshine On Sugar Hill Life And Love In New York

Author : Angela Gilltrap
ISBN : 9780730495840
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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From Bondi Beach to the backstreets of Harlem, Angela Gilltrap hilariously recounts the culture shock of transplanting herself in New York. From Bondi Beach to the backstreets of Harlem, Angela Gilltrap hilariously recounts the culture shock of transplanting herself in New York. In a story that even she will admit borders on the surreal, Angela Gilltrap, ex-StRICtLY DANCING star, finds herself living in Sugar Hill in Harlem, New York City. For a performer who has always sung soul, jazz and gospel music, it is a dream come true. Sharing a six-floor walk-up with her boyfriend, a composer/musician and international chess champion, she suddenly has to adjust, not only to her new city, but to the nuances of her new surroundings - which happen to include the occasional drive-by shooting, drug deals and daily arrests.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Crazy Rich

Author : Jerry Oppenheimer
ISBN : 9781250010933
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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From the founders of the international health-care behemoth Johnson & Johnson in the late 1800s to the contemporary Johnsons of today, such as billionaire New York Jets owner Robert Wood "Woody" Johnson IV, all is revealed in this scrupulously researched, unauthorized biography by New York Times bestselling author Jerry Oppenheimer. Often compared to the Kennedy clan because of the tragedies and scandals that had befallen both wealthy and powerful families, Crazy Rich, based on scores of exclusive, candid, on-the-record interviews, reveals how the dynasty's vast fortune was both intoxicating and toxic through the generations of a family that gave the world Band-Aids and Baby Oil. At the same time, they've been termed perhaps the most dysfunctional family in the fortune 500. Oppenheimer is the author of biographies of the Kennedys, the Clintons, the Hiltons and Martha Stewart, among other American icons.
Category: Biography & Autobiography