A Passion for Egypt: Arthur Weigall, Tutankhamun and the ‘Curse of the Pharaohs’ by Julie Hankey
Requirements: .PDF reader, 10.1 Mb
Overview: This compelling biography of Arthur Weigall, the British Egyptologist and Chief Inspector of Antiquities, chronicles his involvement with the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb under Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon. Weigall came into conflict with Carter and Carnarvon over newspaper reporting of the famous find. His remarks to the press during that time led to the infamous story of the Curse of the Pharaohs. This biography brings to life the atmosphere, intrigue, and intense competition in Egypt during the first quarter of the 20th century.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs
Master the Media: How Teaching Media Literacy Can Save Our Plugged-In World by Julie Smith
Requirements: .ePUB, .MOBI/.AZW reader, 4.19 MB
Overview: Can teaching media literacy really change the world?
Researchers predict that, in 2015, the average American will spend more than fifteen hours every day listening, reading, clicking, and viewing media. Without question, television, films, radio, and music, the Internet, social media, news programs, and books and magazines are part of our daily lives. And while some claim that all of this media consumption is detrimental to society, the truth is it doesn’t have to be. Times have changed. Technology connects us today in new and exciting ways. We have more choices and more control than ever, regarding what and when we will watch, listen to, and read. And, as Julie Smith explains in Master the Media: How Teaching Media Literacy Can Save Our Plugged-in World, with that control comes a heightened level of responsibility to think critically about the content we consume.
Written to help teachers and parents educate the next generation, Master the Media explains the history, purpose, and messages behind the media. The point isn’t to get kids to unplug; it’s to help them make informed choices, understand the difference between truth and lies, and discern perception from reality. Critical thinking leads to smarter decisions-and it’s why media literacy can save the world.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational > Media Studies
An Innocent Bystander: The Killing of Leon Klinghoffer by Julie Salamon
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 1.9 MB
Overview: A hijacking on a Mediterranean cruise leads to an international manhunt in this eye-opening account of terrorism’s emotional and political impact, both in Israel and Palestine and around the world.
On October 3, 1985, Leon Klinghoffer, a disabled Jewish New Yorker, and his wife boarded the Achille Lauro to celebrate their 36th wedding anniversary with a Mediterranean cruise. Four days later, four Palestinian fedayeen hijacked the Italian luxury liner and took the passengers and crew hostage. Leon Klinghoffer was shot in the head, his body and wheelchair thrown overboard. His murder became a flashpoint in the intractable struggle between Israelis and Arabs and gave Americans a horrifying preview of what it means when terrorism hits home.
In this richly reported book, drawing on multiple perspectives, Julie Salamon dispels the mythology that has grown around that shattering moment. What transpired on the Achille Lauro left the Klinghoffer family in the grip of irredeemable sorrow, while precipitating tragic reverberations for the wives and sons of Abu al-Abbas, the Palestinian mastermind behind the hijacking, and the family of Alex Odeh, a Palestinian-American murdered in Los Angeles in a brutal act of retaliation.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Memoir
The Plaza: The Secret Life of America’s Most Famous Hotel by Julie Satow
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 65.6 MB
Overview: Journalist Julie Satow’s thrilling, unforgettable history of how one illustrious hotel has defined our understanding of money and glamour, from the Gilded Age to the Go-Go Eighties to today’s Billionaire Row.
From the moment in 1907 when New York millionaire Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt strode through the Plaza Hotel’s revolving doors to become its first guest, to the afternoon in 2007 when a mysterious Russian oligarch paid a record price for the hotel’s largest penthouse, the eighteen-story white marble edifice at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 59th Street has radiated wealth and luxury.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General
Air Fryer Cookbook: The Best 75 Quick and Easy Recipes for Everyday Cooking by Julie Bower
Requirements: ePUB Reader, 6 MB
Overview: Filled with beautiful pictures, this book is a great collection of delicious weekday meals of 75 simple well-tested Air Fryer Recipes.
Using this book and the Air-Fryer Cooker in your kitchen, you will discover the best way of helping you and your family to live a happy and healthy life. A must-have Airfryer Recipe Book recommended for all Air Fryer owners.
Plan your dinner at home, buy at your local market and get some fresh ingredients. Then use the Best Air Fryer Recipes! This book is a bulletproof method to cook quick and easy breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as snacks and desserts!
Genre: Non-Fiction, Food & Drink
Beyond the Mat: Achieve Focus, Presence, and Enlightened Leadership through the Principles and Practice of Yoga by Julie Rosenberg
Requirements: Any ePUB Reader, 4.8mb
Overview: Achieve professional and personal success by following the ten philosophical principles of yoga, along with powerful poses that can be done at a desk, in flight, or on the go
Practicing yoga is an extremely popular way to get fit, but its underlying philosophy can offer so much more to focus the mind and help you to discover untapped personal power. In Beyond the Mat, business leader, physician, and certified yoga instructor Julie Rosenberg shows you how to bring yoga out of the studio and into your personal and professional life. She shares how yoga is more than just poses (though those do help with backs tired from slumping in front of computers all day), with a clear explanation of the underlying principles, real-life examples, and anecdotes from her own life and professional career. Yoga’s philosophical principles extend far beyond the mat and form a framework to support your overall well-being, achieve success, and become a more effective leader.
Genre: Non-Fiction> Exercise & Fitness > Yoga
Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters by Julie A. Greenberg
Requirements: .PDF reader, 1.3 mb
Overview: Winner of the 2013 Bullough Award presented by the Foundation for the Scientific Study of Sexuality The term "intersex" evokes diverse images, typically of people who are both male and female or neither male nor female. Neither vision is accurate. The millions of people with an intersex condition, or DSD (disorder of sex development), are men or women whose sex chromosomes, gonads, or sex anatomy do not fit clearly into the male/female binary norm. Until recently, intersex conditions were shrouded in shame and secrecy: many adults were unaware that they had been born with an intersex condition and those who did know were advised to hide the truth. Current medical protocols and societal treatment of people with an intersex condition are based upon false stereotypes about sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability, which create unique challenges to framing effective legal claims and building a strong cohesive movement. In Intersexuality and the Law, Julie A. Greenberg examines the role that legal institutions can play in protecting the rights of people with an intersex condition. She also explores the relationship between the intersex movement and other social justice movements that have effectively utilized legal strategies to challenge similar discriminatory practices. She discusses the feasibility of forming effective alliances and developing mutually beneficial legal arguments with feminists, LGBT organizations, and disability rights advocates to eradicate the discrimination suffered by these marginalized groups.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational
Calling Me Home by way of Julie Kibler
Requirements: .MP3 reader, 295 MB
Overview: A surprising, transferring story of forbidden love in segregated 1930s Kentucky, absolute best for lovers of The Help.
Love does not play by way of the foundations. Shalerville, Kentucky, 1939. An international the place black maids and handymen are depended on to boost white kids and have a tendency to white homes, however from which they’re banished after darkish. Sixteen-year-old Isabelle McAllister, born into wealth and privilege, unearths her ordered lifestyles grew to become the wrong way up when she turns into drawn to Robert, the formidable black son of her circle of relatives’s housekeeper. Before lengthy Isabelle and Robert are crossing strange, unhealthy limitations and falling deeply in love.
Many years later, eighty-nine-year-old Isabelle will shuttle from her house in Arlington, Texas, to Ohio for a funeral. With Isabelle is her hairstylist and buddy, Dorrie Curtis – a black unmarried mom along with her personal issues. Along the way in which, Isabelle will after all give away to Dorrie the reality of her painful previous: a story of forbidden love, the results of which can resound for many years.
Genre: Audiobooks > Fiction Historical Fiction
Through the Shadowlands: A Science Writer’s Odyssey into an Illness Science Doesn’t Understand via Julie Rehmeyer
Requirements: .M4A/.M4B reader, 304 MB
Overview: Julie Rehmeyer felt like she was once going to the barren region to die.
Julie absolutely anticipated to be respiring on the finish of the go back and forth – however riding into Death Valley felt like giving up, surrendering. She’d spent years combating a mysterious sickness so excessive that she ceaselessly could not flip over in her mattress. The most sensible consultants on this planet have been powerless to lend a hand, and analysis on her illness, continual fatigue syndrome, was once at a close to standstill.
Having exhausted the believable concepts, Julie grew to become to an incredible one. Going in opposition to each her instincts and her coaching as a science journalist and mathematician, she adopted the recommendation of strangers she’d met at the Internet. Their principle – that mould in her house and possessions was once making her unwell – struck her as wacky pseudoscience. But that they had recovered from continual fatigue syndrome as critical as hers.
To check the speculation that poisonous mould was once making her unwell, Julie drove into the barren region by myself, leaving at the back of the entirety she owned. She wasn’t even positive she was once neatly sufficient to care for herself as soon as she was once there. She felt stripped no longer handiest of the existence she’d identified, however any long run she may consider.
With handiest her clinical savvy, investigative journalism abilities, and canine, Frances, to depend on, Julie carved out her personal trail to wellness – and exposed how surprising clinical forget and misconduct had pressured her and hundreds of thousands of others to move it by myself. In shocking prose, she describes how her sickness reworked her figuring out of science, drugs, and spirituality. Through the Shadowlands brings clinical authority to a misunderstood illness and spins an improbable and compelling tale of tenacity, resourcefulness, acceptance, and love.
Genre: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction
Weekends at Bellevue: Nine Years at the Night Shift on the Psych ER by way of Julie Holland
Requirements: .MP3 reader, 299 MB
Overview: Julie Holland concept she knew what loopy was once. Then she got here to Bellevue. For 9 eventful years, Dr. Holland was once the weekend doctor accountable for the psychiatric emergency room at New York City’s Bellevue Hospital. In this soaking up memoir, Holland recounts tales from her huge case information which can be alternately terrifying, tragically comedian, and profoundly shifting: the serial killer, the bare guy barking like a canine in Times Square, the schizophrenic begging for an injection of membership soda to quiet the voices in his head, the subway conductor who watched a tender lady driven into the trail of his educate.
Writing with unusual candor, Holland provides now not just a page-turner with the entire fast moving immediacy of a TV scientific drama but additionally an enchanting glimpse into the interior lives of docs who fight to handle point of view in an international the place sanity is within the eye of the beholder.
Genre: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction
Time Management through Julie Morgenstern
Requirements: .PDF reader, 23.7 MB
Overview: A totally up to date and expanded version of the definitive information to managing and releasing up time
Applying the groundbreaking from-the-inside-out means that made Organizing from the Inside Out a New York Times bestseller, Julie Morgenstern set a brand new usual for the time- leadership class. Her gadget has helped numerous readers discover their mental obstacles and strengths, and broaden a time-management gadget that fits their particular person wishes.
By making use of her confirmed three-step program-Analyze, Strategize, Attack-and following her efficient pointers, readers will to find extra time for paintings, circle of relatives, self-improvement, or no matter is maximum vital to them. Time leadership is a learnable talent, and on this utterly revised version, Morgenstern supplies without equal gear to mix, delegate, and do away with pointless duties; put era to paintings; and prevent procrastinating as soon as and for all.
This revised version of Time Management from the Inside Out delivers
– a brand new bankruptcy in regards to the WADE components for buying began
– new time maps for folks with abnormal schedules
– new four-, eight-, and twelve-week program guides for bettering time-management talents
– a completely up to date useful resource information
Genre: Non-Fiction > General > time leadership, productiveness
Future Sacred: The Connected Creativity of Nature through Julie J. Morley
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 1.eight MB
Overview: Reveals how our survival depends upon embracing complexity awareness and when it comes to nature and all existence as sacred
• Rejects the "survival of the fittest" narrative in prefer of sacred symbiosis, inventive cooperation, interdependence and sophisticated pondering
• Provides examples from complexity research, cultural historical past, philosophy, indigenous spirituality, biomimicry, and ecology to turn how nature’s intelligence and creativity abound all over the place
• Documents how indigenous cultures lived in relative team spirit with nature as a result of they perceived themselves as a part of the "ordered complete" of all existence
In Future Sacred, Julie J. Morley provides a brand new standpoint at the human connection to the cosmos through unveiling the attached creativity and sacred intelligence of nature. She rejects the "survival of the fittest" narrative-the concept that survival calls for strife-and provides symbiosis and cooperation as nature’s trail ahead. She presentations how an more and more complicated global calls for more and more complicated awareness. Our survival will depend on embracing "complexity awareness," working out ourselves as a part of nature, in addition to when it comes to nature as sacred.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General