Decades into our future, a brilliant nanotechnologist named John Percival Hackworth has just broken the rigorous moral code of his tribe, the powerful Neo-Victorians. He's made an illicit copy of a state-of-the-art interactive device called a young lady's illustrated primer, designed to raise a girl capable of thinking for herself.
Presents a beautifully illustrated tour through the author's own home in St. Louis, Missouri, capturing the different rooms and collections that have served as an inspiration for her art and design, accompanied by practical home decorating advice and tips on how to create a unique environment for one's own home.
Forty years ago, Harriet Vanger disappeared off the secluded island owned and inhabited by the powerful Vanger family. There was no corpse, no witnesses, no evidence. But her uncle, Henrik, is convinced that she was murdered by someone in her own ... read more
Examines contemporary problems of American culture and challenges readers to accept the responsibilities of maturity.
|Author:||Neal L. Asher|
In outer space you can never feel sure that your adversary is altogether human. This is a widescreen, action-packed science-fiction drama by a notable new talent. The runcible buffers on Samarkand have been mysteriously sabotaged, killing many thousands and destroying a terraforming project. Agent Cormac must reach it by s... read more
|Author:||Pat Rodegast & R Stanton|
Offers the spirit known as Emmanuel's answers to difficult questions, his advice, his views on immortality, and his awareness of human struggles.
Fourth in the Conari Press Call to Action series, this volume profiles 30 amazing young people who have overcome great personal odds to reach out and help others. First-person accounts include an amputee running in the Paralympics; the son of a cancer patient creating support groups for kids with sick parents; a girl who help... read more
A completely revised, redesigned and updated edition of the definitive woodworker's bible. Authoritative, superbly crafted and easy to use, Collins Complete Woodworker's Manual is the one book every woodworker needs. This new revised edition has been extensively rewritten and contains new photographs and illustrations to give... read more
In 1918 Ernset Hemingway went to the "war to end all wars", in the ambulance service in Italy. He was wounded and twice decorated. Here he recreates the fear, comradeship, and the courage of his young American volunteer and the men an women he meets in Italy.
Brie is in love with Lancome Juicy Tubes, Louis Vuitton accessories and Charlie, her gay best friend.But Charlie is in love with 1960's pop art, 1980s teen movies ...and serial heartbreaker, Walker. Walker has only ever been in love with his VW Bug, until he meets Daisy. And Daisy is far too busy hating everyone to know what ... read more
Shifting from the Caribbean to New Orleans on the brink of war, Queen of Swords picks up the story of Hannah Bonner, the beautiful half-Indian daughter of frontiersman Nathaniel Bonner as she embarks on a desperate rescue mission with her half-brother Luke. When Hannah is separated from Luke and falls dangerously ill in New O... read more
|Author:||Royal Horticultural Society|
With space to record your garden's developing pleasures over five years, this record book is the perfect gift for any gardener. "The Gardener's Five Year Record Book" provides a central store for all the horticultural notes you will ever need to make, dispensing with those scraps of paper that all gardeners seem to accumulate... read more
|Author:||Arthur C. Clarke & Stephen Baxter|
|Series:||Time Odyssey S.|
<b>A stunning new companion series to <i>2001 A Space Odyssey</i> from the world's most important living SF writer and his acknowledged heir.</b><br><br>1885, the North West Frontier. Rudyard Kipling is witness to a bizarre encounter between the British army and what appears to be an imposs... read more
The Theocracy has been dead for twenty years, and the Polity rules on Masada -- but it is an order that the rebels of the Tidy Squad cannot accept, and the iconic Jeremiah Tombs is top of their hitlist. Tombs, meanwhile, has escaped his sanatorium. His insanity must be cured, because the near-mythical hooder, called 'the Tech... read more