Made in Heaven: Man’s Indiscriminate Stealing of God’s Amazing Design through Ray Comfort and Jeffrey Seto
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Overview: Science shamelessly steals from God’s advent, but refuses to offer God the respect!
How the glow of a cat’s eyes innovates highway reflectors
The naturally sticky inspirations for Velcro and barbed twine
A fly’s ear, the lizard’s foot, the moth’s eye, and different herbal examples are inspiring enhancements and new applied sciences in our lives
Engineers and inventors have lengthy tested God’s advent to know and replica complicated, confirmed mechanics of design within the science referred to as biomimicry. Much of this inspiration is more and more drawn from wonderful facets of nature, together with bugs to crops to guy searching for knowledge and perception. We are surrounded day by day through clinical developments that experience develop into on a regular basis pieces, just because guy is copying from God’s implausible advent, with out acknowledging the Creator.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General
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Love. Quilting: 18 Simple Step-by-Step Projects to Sew by means of Sally Ablett, Marion Patterson, Sue Warren
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 12 MB
Overview: This captivating selection of trendy quilts explores numerous conventional and trendy tactics together with applique and different floor embellishment, in addition to device quilting. The initiatives vary from mattress quilts and throws to wall hangings and desk runners. Bold, vibrant and lovely, those quilts have a particular Boho-inspired and Scandinavian aptitude that may swimsuit any fresh house. Eighteen initiatives are designed for quilters of all ability ranges and all tactics are obviously defined. Basic how-tos are incorporated on the entrance of the e-book and all initiatives are described via easy-to-follow directions and diagrams.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General
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1001 Symmetrical Patterns by way of Jay Friedenberg, Jacob Roesch
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Overview: Artists, graphic designers, and craftspeople are all the time searching for new resources of inspiration and new concepts to include into their paintings. This guide is an intensive print and digital library of symmetrical patterns in converting preparations and colorways, impressed by way of conventional iconic motifs present in quite a lot of cultures right through historical past. The patterns are fitted to many programs, together with cover, tile, cloth, jewellery, architectural, product, web page, and graphic design.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General Arts & Photography, Design
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1000 Ideas through 100 Fashion Designers through Carolina Cerimedo
Requirements: .PDF reader, 87.eight MB
Overview: Fashion is not artwork. The latter can simply be admired, whilst the primary must be offered. How do designers create consistent items of need? In this guide, 100 designers give 1000 recommendations on what it takes to be an ideal type clothier. These pointers deal with quite a lot of problems: flare inspiration, assortment idea, the promise of clothes, the usage of materials, and extra. New abilities and famend names supply insights and concepts for each knowledgeable and up and coming designers.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General Design
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1000 Ideas through 100 Architects through Sergi Costa Duran, Mariana R. Eguaras
Requirements: .PDF reader, 110.eight MB
Overview: Architecture is an artwork shape that gives each serve as and attractiveness. Each architect brings one thing uniquely distinct to his or her paintings. Learning what makes an architectural paintings or the frame of an architect’s paintings distinctive is hard to deconstruct. This e-book supplies in the back of the scenes perception into the paintings of 100 best world designers in the course of the deconstruction of 1000 architectural main points and tasks. An unmatched sourcebook for concepts, this assortment additionally supplies main points and data that aren’t to be had in this stage thru every other supply.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General Architecture
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Single Dad’s Club by means of J.P. Oliver
Requirements: .M4A/.M4B reader, 145 MB
Overview: A unmarried dad’s get in combination. A spark of their eyes. Two males will have to in finding commonplace floor.
Jonas is a unmarried father of a hard-working child. Yet when his son and some other boy get right into a struggle, he by no means expects to search out himself drawn to the opposite father.
Can love develop between males with such other perspectives on fatherhood?
Arthur is the daddy of a closely bothered youngster, all the time looking to keep one step forward. Despite his son’s conduct, he can not get the opposite unmarried dad in his lifestyles out of his head.
This steamy, single-dad, enemies-to-lovers standalone homosexual romance may have your feet curling.
Genre: Audiobooks > Fiction Romance, MM
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Sin within the Second City: Madams, Ministers, Playboys, and the Battle for America’s Soul by means of Karen Abbott
Requirements: .MP3 reader, 303 MB
Overview: Step into the perfumed parlors of the Everleigh Club, probably the most noted brothel in American history-and the catalyst for a tradition struggle that rocked the country. Operating in Chicago’s infamous Levee district on the break of day of the final century, the Club’s proprietors, two aristocratic sisters named Minna and Ada Everleigh, welcomed moguls and actors, senators and athletes, international dignitaries and literary icons, into their stately double mansion, the place thirty surprising Everleigh “butterflies” awaited their arrival. Courtesans named Doll, Suzy Poon Tang, and Brick Top gobbled uncooked meat to the satisfaction of Prince Henry of Prussia and recited poetry for Theodore Dreiser. Whereas lesser madams pocketed maximum of a harlot’s profits and saved a “whipper” on body of workers to mete out self-discipline, the Everleighs made positive their ladies dined on connoisseur meals, had been tested by means of a good doctor, or even tutored within the literature of Balzac.
Not everybody liked the sisters’ makes an attempt to raise the trade. Rival Levee madams hatched a large number of schemes to destroy the Everleighs, together with an try to body them for the dying of division retailer inheritor Marshall Field, Jr. But the sisters’ maximum daunting foes had been the Progressive Era reformers, who despatched all the nation right into a frenzy with lurid stories of “white slavery”–the allegedly rampant apply of kidnapping younger ladies and forcing them into brothels. This furor formed America’s sexual tradition and had repercussions all of the approach to the White House, together with the formation of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
With a forged of characters that incorporates Jack Johnson, John Barrymore, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., William Howard Taft, “Hinky Dink” Kenna, and Al Capone, Sin within the Second City is Karen Abbott’s colourful, nuanced portrait of the enduring Everleigh sisters, their world-famous Club, and the perennial conflict between our country’s hedonistic impulses and Puritanical roots. Culminating in a dramatic final stand between brothel keepers and crusading reformers, Sin within the Second City gives a shiny snapshot of America’s adventure from Victorian-era propriety to twentieth-century modernity.
Genre: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction
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Shooting Gallery (Dewey Andreas #8.5) by way of Ben Coes
Requirements: .M4A/.M4B reader, 35 MB
Overview: A brand new brief tale by way of New York Times best-selling mystery creator Ben Coes – with time working out, Dewey Andreas is the final hope for a distinguished kidnapping sufferer.
The newly sworn in vice chairman of the United States has an issue. Her son, off in faculty, does not deal with his safety element. So when spring wreck comes round, he slips clear of his bodyguard, choices up his splendid buddy, and heads to Mexico for an supposed week of solar, sand, girls, and hoped-for debauchery. But when he arrives on the airport, a group of well-armed kidnappers grasp each him and his buddy and get away. Now they are not easy that an exorbitant ransom be paid in just a few hours – and if it isn’t, each boys will likely be killed.
Dewey Andreas, CIA operative and previous Delta, occurs to be in Mexico, taking a while away and serving to pals Katie Fox and Rob Tacoma with a personal activity. Hoping to chill out, Andreas is now the one hope those two younger males have of surviving their misadventure. But Mexico is a large nation and, ahead of the rest, Dewey has to search out the lacking boys. Even then, it is a race towards the clock, with a extremely skilled team of vicious males ready on the different finish.
An unique Dewey Andreas brief tale by way of splendid vendor Ben Coes.
Genre: Audiobooks > Fiction Mysteries & Thrillers, Suspense, Short Stories
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Secrets of the Flesh: A Life of Colette by means of Judith Thurman
Requirements: .MP3 reader, 690 MB
Overview: A scandalously gifted degree performer, a practiced seductress of each women and men, and the fancy creator of probably the most largest works of 20th-century literature, Colette was once our first true famous person. Now, in Judith Thurman’s Secrets of the Flesh, Colette finally has a biography worthy of her dazzling popularity.
Having spent her formative years within the shadow of an overwhelming mom, Colette escaped at age 20 right into a turbulent marriage with the attractive, unscrupulous Willy – a literary charlatan who took credit score for her best-selling Claudine novels. Weary of Willy’s sexual domination, Colette pursued an especially public lesbian love affair with a niece of Napoleon’s. At 40 she gave beginning to a daughter who bored her, at 47 she seduced her teenage stepson, and in her 70s she flirted with the Nazi occupiers of Paris, even if her cherished 3rd husband, a Jew, were arrested by means of the Gestapo. And all of the whilst, this incomparable lady poured forth a torrent of masterpieces, together with Gigi, Sido, Cheri, and Break of Day.
Judith Thurman, creator of the National Book Award-winning biography of Isak Dinesen, portrays Colette as a completely trendy lady: frank in her wants, fierce in her passions, endlessly reinventing herself. Rich with scrumptious gossip and intimate revelations, shimmering with grace and intelligence, Secrets of the Flesh is among the nice biographies of our time.
Genre: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction
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Running with the Mind of Meditation: Lessons for Training Body and Mind by way of Sakyong Mipham
Requirements: .MP3 reader, 150 MB
Overview: As a Tibetan lama and chief of Shambhala (a global group of 165 meditation facilities), Sakyong Mipham has discovered bodily task to be very important for non secular well-being. He’s been skilled in horsemanship and martial arts however has a different love for operating. Here he contains his non secular apply with operating, presenting fundamental meditation instruction and basic ideas he has evolved. Even even though each actions may also be sophisticated, the teachings listed below are easy and designed to turn how the melding of interior apply with bodily motion can be utilized by way of anyone-regardless of age, non secular background, or ability-to get advantages frame and thoughts.
Genre: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction
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Spanish-American War 1898 (Brassey’s History of Uniforms) by means of Ron Field
Requirements: .PDF reader, 67 MB
Overview: An authority on the United States Army of the 19th century transports readers again to this primary battle fought by means of the United States as a world superpower and the next marketing campaign within the Phillippines, a guerilla battle precursor of Vietnam. This ebook is an intensive research of the United States Army and the Spanish and Filipino forces, with chapters detailing the variability of theiruniforms, guns and gear, from the United States Marines and US Cavalry to the exoyic look of the Spanish guerillas and Filipino Bolomen. Lavishly illustrated in bandw and colour.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History
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Ain’t I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism, second Edition by way of Bell Hooks
Requirements: EPUB Reader 1.97 MB
Overview: A vintage paintings of feminist scholarship, Ain’t I a Woman has change into a must-read for all the ones within the nature of black womanhood. Examining the have an effect on of sexism on black girls all through slavery, the devaluation of black womanhood, black male sexism, racism amongst feminists, and the black girl’s involvement with feminism, hooks makes an attempt to transport us past racist and sexist assumptions. The consequence is little short of groundbreaking, giving this e-book a essential position on each and every feminist pupil’s bookshelf.
Genre: Non-Fiction – Biographies
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A Walking Disaster: What Surviving Katrina and Cancer Taught Me About Faith and Resilience (Spirituality and Mental Health) through Jamie Aten
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Overview: Is there a which means to our struggling? Is hope life like when tragedy befalls us? Is a go back to normalcy conceivable after our lifestyles is uprooted through disaster? These are the questions that crisis psychologist Dr. Jamie Aten wrestled with when he was once identified with Stage IV colon most cancers. In this gripping memoir, Aten stocks the life-affirming and faith-renewing insights that he found out throughout his tumultuous fight in opposition to the illness.
Aten’s adventure started in 2005 when Hur ricane Katrina struck his neighborhood. After witnessing the devastation wrought through the hurricane, he devoted his profession to investigat ing how other people reply to and recuperate from all means of failures. He studied crisis zones all over the world and based the Humanitarian Disaster Institute at Wheaton College. His experience, alternatively, was once little convenience when a fateful seek advice from along with his oncolo gist published complex and competitive most cancers. "You’re in in your personal non-public crisis" was once his physician’s analysis.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies
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