Author: P. C. Cast, Kristin Cast
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
When friends stop trusting each other, Darkness is there to fan the flames.... Things have turned black at the House of Night. Zoey Redbird's soul has shattered. With everything she's ever stood for falling apart, and a broken heart making her want to stay in the Otherworld forever, Zoey's fading fast. It's seeming more and more doubtful that she will be able pull herself back together in time to rejoin her friends and set the world to rights. As the only living person who can reach her, Stark must find a way to get to her. But how? He will have to die to do so, the Vampyre High Council stipulates. And then Zoey will give up for sure. There are only 7 days left... Enter BFF Stevie Rae. She wants to help Z but she has massive problems of her own. The rogue Red Fledglings are acting up, and this time not even Stevie Rae can protect them from the consequences. Her kinda boyfriend, Dallas, is sweet but too nosy for his own good. The truth is, Stevie Rae's hiding a secret that might be the key to getting Zoey home but also threatens to explode her whole world. In the middle of the whole mess is Aphrodite: ex-Fledgling, trust-fund baby, total hag from Hell (and proud of it). She's always been blessed (if you could call it that) with visions that can reveal the future, but now it seems Nyx has decided to speak through her with the goddess's own voice, whether she wants it or not. Aphrodite's loyalty can swing a lot of different ways, but right now Zoey's fate hangs in the balance. Three girls... playing with fire... if they don't watch out, everyone will get Burned.
The successful preservation of an historic building, complex or city depends on the continued use and daily care that come with it. The possibility of continued use depends on the adaptation of the building to modern standards and practice of living, requiring changes in constructional or structural features. Conservation engineering is the process of understanding, interpreting and managing the architectural heritage to safely deliver it to posterity, enhancing private or public utility vis a vis minimum loss of fabric and significance. These two objectives are sometimes conflicting. With increasing global interest in conservation engineering it is essential to open the debate on more inclusive definitions of significance and on more articulated concepts of safety by use of acceptable and reliable technologies, integrating further the activity of all the professions involved in conservation.
AO LEITOR Nos tempos primórdios. Os seres humanos tinham mais tempo para contemplar, meditar, valorizar a vida. O tempo e principalmente os santos ensinamentos. antes as pessoas conversavam mais eram mais amigas. A palavra tinha mais valor. Devemos prestar bastante atenção no fator amor ao próximo, sabedoria divina, perdão, humildade, caridade, compaixão. E tudo que nos aqproxima do pai. A fé foi companheira constante. De muitos que tem seus nomes na Bíblia Sagrada. A perseverança, a esperança, a obediência a caridade, amor. Devemos sempre parar, refletir e entender esta verdade. Muitas vezes lemos, relemos. Muito aprendemos ou pouco aprendemos. O importante é que quando queremos aprender. Aprendemos.viva com sabedoria e luz de Deus. Amar a Deus. Amar o próximo. Amar a nós mesmos. Medite, analize com muita paciência.
Chegou Coleção Netter de Ilustrações Médicas 2a Edição. Esta segunda edição apresenta, em todos os volumes cada um dedicado a um sistema do corpo humano, um texto moderno e novas ilustrações criadas por artistas que trabalharam de acordo com a tradição Netter. Estudantes e médicos encontrarão neste livro centenas de trabalhos artísticos originais – o corpo humano em imagens –, acompanhados dos conhecimentos e das inovações médicas mais atuais. A geração saúde busca, diariamente, informações a respeito da real capacidade de desenvolvimento da área osteomuscular. É de suma importância destacamos a inserção do Sistema Musculoesquelético nos currículos dos cursos de Biomedicina, Educação Física, Enfermagem, Fisioterapia, Fonoaudiologia, Medicina, Nutrição e Terapia Ocupacional. É nesse cenário que este volume traz ao estudante, ao professor e ao profissional da saúde a arte inigualável do Professor Dr. Frank Netter, construindo conceitos pré-clínicos e clínicos que garantem o cruzamento de informações fundamentais nos cuidados com o ser humano. A Coleção Netter de Ilustrações Médicas é relevante para os currículos envolvidos com a área da saúde. Cada volume da obra desencadeia a compreensão necessária para o raciocínio acadêmico e profissional, conjugando ciência básica e ciência clínica, em sólidas relações "horizontais e verticais, na construção do conhecimento.
Author: Audrey Carlan
Publisher: Waterhouse Press
"Mia's whirlwind journey is a refreshing mix of adventure, soul-searching, and steaming hot physical intensity that packs an emotional punch." –Meredith Wild, #1 NYT Bestselling Author of the Hacker Series Synopsis Pretending. I’ve always been good at pretending. Being someone else is easy, and that ability has served me well these last seven months. This time, I’ve been hired to be the long lost sister of oil tycoon, and down to earth cowboy, Maxwell Cunningham. Recently, Maxwell’s father passed away and in his last Will and Testament he dropped a bomb no one saw coming. One of the richest men in the world, left forty-nine percent of his company to a sister my client never knew he had. A woman named Mia Saunders. Maxwell has a year to find this sister or he loses almost half of his empire to a greedy board of investors. Somehow, he found me and here I am. Sharing in family dinners, pretending to be someone I’m not and fooling bigwigs left and right. Only I’m finding myself falling in love with a family I can never have. One that will hurt to leave. Stetsons, soul-searching, and sisterly duty all come into a sharp tangle with twists and turns I never saw coming. *** In the eighth book of the Calendar Girl serial, Mia is sent to Dallas, Texas. Still on her mission to save her father, she is hired to be the long lost sister of Maxwell Cunningham, one of the newly richest men in America. Each installment in the Calendar Girl Serial will release every month throughout 2015. The stories will feature Mia’s journey as an escort to twelve clients in twelve different locations. Warning: This book is designed for audiences 18+ due to language and graphic sexual content.
Além de ser uma forma de encurtar a distância para alcançar o diploma universitário, o Enem está cada vez mais disputado. Por isso, é importante se preparar para obter uma boa nota. Para auxiliá-lo nesse processo, este guia apresenta três provas completas, com questões resolvidas e comentadas. Responda a cada uma das questões, compare com os gabaritos e avalie o seu desempenho. Se ficar alguma dúvida, basta conferir a explicação dos professores para cada questão.
This Encyclopedia of Tropical Biology and Conservation Management is a component of the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), which is an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias. Tropical environments cover the most part of still preserved natural areas of the Earth. The greatest biodiversity, as in terms of animals and plants, as microorganisms, is placed in these hot and rainy ecosystems spread up and below the Equator line. Additionally, the most part of food products, with vegetal or animal origin, that sustain nowadays human beings is direct or undirected dependent of tropical productivity. Biodiversity should be looked at and evaluated not only in terms of numbers of species, but also in terms of the diversity of interactions among distinct organisms that it maintains. In this sense, the complexity of web structure in tropical systems is a promise of future to nature preservation on Earth. In the chemicals of tropical plant and animals, could be the cure to infinite number of diseases, new food sources, and who knows what more. Despite these facts tropical areas have been exploited in an irresponsible way for more than 500 years due the lack of an ecological conscience of men. Exactly in the same way we did with temperate areas and also tropical areas in the north of Equator line. Nowadays, is estimated that due human exploitation, nation conflicts and social problems, less than 8% of tropical nature inside continental areas is still now untouchable. The extension of damage in the tropical areas of oceans is unknown. Thus so, all knowledge we could accumulate about tropical systems will help us, as in the preservations of these important and threatened ecosystems as in a future recuperation, when it was possible. Only knowing the past and developing culture, mainly that directed to peace, to a better relationship among nations and responsible use and preservation of natural resources, human beings will have a long future on Earth. These volumes, Tropical Biology and Natural Resources was divided in sessions to provide the reader the better comprehension possible of issue and also to enable future complementation and improvements in the encyclopedia. Like we work with life, we intended to transform this encyclopedia also in a “life” volume, in what new information could be added in any time. As president of the encyclopedia and main editor I opened the theme with an article titled: “Tropical Biology and Natural resources: Historical Pathways and Perspectives”, providing the reader an initial view of the origins of human knowledge about the tropical life, and what we hope to the future. In the sequence we have more than 100 chapters distributed in tem sessions: Tropical Ecology (TE); Tropical Botany (TB); Tropical Zoology (TZ); Savannah Ecosystems (SE); Desert Ecosystems (DE); Tropical Agriculture (TA); Natural History of Tropical Plants (NH); Human Impact on Tropical Ecosystems (HI); Tropical Phytopathology and Entomology (TPE); Case Studies (CS). This 11-volume set contains several chapters, each of size 5000-30000 words, with perspectives, applications and extensive illustrations. It is the only publication of its kind carrying state-of-the-art knowledge in the fields of Tropical Biology and Conservation Management and is aimed, by virtue of the several applications, at the following five major target audiences: University and College Students, Educators, Professional Practitioners, Research Personnel and Policy Analysts, Managers, and Decision Makers and NGOs.
Author: Ray Bradbury
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
A totalitarian regime has ordered all books to be destroyed, but one of the book burners, Guy Montag, suddenly realizes their merit.
So Many Snakes
Author: Chris Graham
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc