Description : YESTERDAY AGAIN is the third book in critically acclaimed author Barry Lyga's Archvillain series! Kyle Camden, a.k.a. the Azure Avenger, unintentional Bouring archvillain, has a foolproof plan to finally prove that Mighty Mike, unintentional town superhero, is an alien. Kyle's going back in time to the night Mike Mighty showed up on Earth and video tape his arrival. Yet he decides to use the time machine just as something evil has been unleashed on Bouring during the Annual Time Capsule Burial. But Kyle can fix it when he's back, right? Kyle accidentally overshoots his intended destination, landing in 1987, and burns out his time machine. Things get even stranger when he accidentally befriends his dad at age twelve, meets Sheriff Monroe (his archnemesis in present time) as a teenager, and discovers William Lundergaard lurking around. But Lundergaard isn't any younger. How did he end up in 1987 and why? Kyle better figure it out fast. Because if he doesn't get back to the present immediately, well, there might not be a present anymore!
Description : Half Russian, with all the deep seated passion of that people, Tamara Whitfield thinks herself very much in love with Paul Pryce. Paul with his attractive mocking smile, has captured her heart and for her, it has been no casual affair. But Paul, a struggling young composer, does not want to be pinned down, and he leaves Tam for another girl... Tam marries Quentin, a young stockbroker who is handsome and reliable. But try as she might, Tam cannot forget Paul. When a tragedy alters her whole life, she finds herself drawn once more to her old flame...
Description : Twelve-year-old Kyle Camden is annoyed because his superpower identity, the Azure Avenger (often called the Blue Freak) has been labeled as a villain by the town of Bouring--but when he builds a time machine, so that he can go back and prove that the hero Mighty Mike is an alien, he finds out that all of his assumptions are wrong.
Description : "Ms. Ferguson has written an un-put-downable book!"--Romantic Times magazine Darcy Kincaid is glad for the chance to assist Dr. Garnett with completing his book. The position offers her an escape from her domineering grandmother and gives her the opportunity to work on her own book--Tales of Ancient Egypt. Everything is perfect until she actually meets Dr. Garnett. Why does she feel she already knows this brooding man? The answer may be in the lights that guard Darcy. Or in the ones that haunt the gardens. Or even in the story she's currently writing--the tale of two tragic lovers in a distant yesterday. Darcy and Simon will have to discover the answer before they are doomed to be lost to each other forever.
Description : The Handbook of Chinese Linguistics is the first comprehensive introduction to Chinese linguistics from the perspective of modern theoretical and formal linguistics. Containing twenty-five chapters, the book offers a balanced, accessible and thoughtfully organized introduction to some of the most important results of research into Chinese linguistics carried out by theoretical linguists during the last thirty years. Presenting critical overviews of a wide range of major topics, it is the first to meet the great demand for an overview volume on core areas of Chinese linguistics. Authoritative contributions describe and assess the major achievements and controversies of research undertaken in each area, and provide bibliographies for further reading. The contributors refer both to their own work in relevant fields, and objectively present a range of competitor theories and analyses, resulting in a volume that is fully comprehensive in its coverage of theoretical research into Chinese linguistics in recent years. This unique Handbook is suitable both as a primary reader for structured, taught courses on Chinese linguistics at university level, and for individual study by graduates and other professional linguists.
Description : Oriel has decided to finally return to her hometown to bid for her childhood home. But another bidder has come, too?a rider on a black horse who approaches from the horizon. It’s James, the man who broke her heart and betrayed her so many years ago, and now he wants her mansion. But Oriel is determined to not let her home fall into his hands. And so their battle begins, but it will have an ending neither of them could have expected…
Description : Stefan Zweig (1881–1942) was a poet, novelist, and dramatist, but it was his biographies that expressed his full genius, recreating for his international audience the Elizabethan age, the French Revolution, the great days of voyages and discoveries. In this autobiography he holds the mirror up to his own age, telling the story of a generation that "was loaded down with a burden of fate as was hardly any other in the course of history." Zweig attracted to himself the best minds and loftiest souls of his era: Freud, Yeats, Borgese, Pirandello, Gorky, Ravel, Joyce, Toscanini, Jane Addams, Anatole France, and Romain Rolland are but a few of the friends he writes about.
Description : Civil War diaries and memoirs of inhabitants of besieged Vicksburg and soldiers reveal the heroism and sacrifice that marked the Confederate experience.
Description : This book is a window into a two and a half year period of my life as a missionary nurse in the country of Haiti, during a very unstable time of government there. It was a time of many coups and violence in the country; yet,even with this happening we were still able to have our clinics and help the people.