The masterful novel of Jazz Age idealism, decadence, and disillusionment by the celebrated author of The Beautiful and Damned. Here is the timeless story of mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby; beautiful debutant Daisy Buchanan; Daisy’s philandering husband, Tom; and aspiring writer Nick Carraway, who gets caught up in their drama of elegant parties and doomed romance. With its vivid prose and perceptive character portraits, it is widely considered to be author F. Scott Fitzgerald’s masterpiece, as well as one of the greatest novels ever written. Adapted for stage and screen numerous times, The Great Gatsby is emblematic of the style and sensibility of the Roaring Twenties as well as a brilliant evocation of popular culture’s growing disillusionment with the American Dream.

Author F. Scott Fitzgerald
Isbn 1504064887
Genre Fiction
Year 2021-01-05
Pages 180
Language English
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Middlemarch by George Eliot from Coterie Classics All Coterie Classics have been formatted for ereaders and devices and include a bonus link to the free audio book. “And, of course men know best about everything, except what women know better.” ― George Eliot, Middlemarch Middlemarch is the quintessential Victorian novel, exploring life among the middle and upper classes in England.

Author George Eliot
Isbn 1681958988
Genre Fiction
Year 2016-03-24
Pages 300
Language English
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Beauty and glamour meet deception and revenge in this electrifying novel by New York Times bestselling author Amanda Quick. Investigative apprentice Lyra Brazier, the newest resident of Burning Cove, is unsettled when her boss suddenly disappears. Lyra knows something has happened to Raina Kirk, and tracks down her last known appearance at an exclusive hotel and health spa. The health spa is known for its luxurious offerings and prestigious clientele, and the wealthy, socialite background Lyra desperately wanted to leave behind is perfect for this undercover job. What Lyra lacks in investigative experience she makes up for in gut instinct, and her gut isn’t happy that she’s saddled with a partner by Luther Pell, Raina’s dangerous lover, who wants to bring in someone with more experience to help. Instead of the suave, pistol-packing private eye she expected, though, Simon Cage is a mild-mannered antiquarian book dealer with a quiet, academic air, and a cool, remote gaze. Lyra suspects that Simon is much more than what he seems, and her instincts are confirmed when they arrive at the spa and pose as a couple: Simon has a unique gift that allows him to detect secrets, a skill that is crucial in finding Raina. The unlikely duo falls down a rabbit hole of twisted rumors and missing socialites, discovering that the health spa is a façade for something far darker than they imagined. With a murderer in their midst, Raina isn't the only one in grave danger—Lyra is next.

Author Amanda Quick
Isbn 1984806912
Genre Fiction
Year 2021-05-04
Pages 336
Language English
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40 of William Shakespeare's major works in one collection with active table of contents:All's Well That Ends WellAntony and CleopatraThe Comedy of ErrorsThe Tragedie of CoriolanusCymbelineThe Tragedie of HamletThe First Part of Henry the FourthThe Second Part of Henry the FourthThe Life of Henry the FiftThe first Part of Henry the SixtThe second Part of Henry the SixtThe third Part of Henry the SixtJulius CaesarThe Life of Henry VIIIKing JohnThe Tragedy of King LearThe Tragedy of King Richard IIThe Life and Death of King Richard IIIA Lover's ComplaintLove's Labour's LostMacbethMeasure for MeasureThe Merchant of VeniceThe Merry Wives of WindsorA Midsummer Night's DreamMuch Ado About NothingOthello, the Moor of VeniceThe Passionate PilgrimThe Rape of LucreceRomeo and JulietShakespeare's SonnetsThe Taming of the ShrewThe TempestThe Life of Timon of AthensThe Tragedie of Titus AndronicusThe History of Troilus and CressidaTwelfth NightThe Two Gentlemen of VeronaVENUS AND ADONISThe Winter's TaleIllustrated with 10 unique illustrations.

Author William Shakespeare
Isbn 145661164X
Genre Drama
Year 2012-12
Pages 5061
Language English
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What's the secret to sales success? If you're like most business leaders, you'd say it's fundamentally about relationships-and you'd be wrong. The best salespeople don't just build relationships with customers. They challenge them. The need to understand what top-performing reps are doing that their average performing colleagues are not drove Matthew Dixon, Brent Adamson, and their colleagues at Corporate Executive Board to investigate the skills, behaviors, knowledge, and attitudes that matter most for high performance. And what they discovered may be the biggest shock to conventional sales wisdom in decades. Based on an exhaustive study of thousands of sales reps across multiple industries and geographies, The Challenger Sale argues that classic relationship building is a losing approach, especially when it comes to selling complex, large-scale business-to-business solutions. The authors' study found that every sales rep in the world falls into one of five distinct profiles, and while all of these types of reps can deliver average sales performance, only one-the Challenger- delivers consistently high performance. Instead of bludgeoning customers with endless facts and features about their company and products, Challengers approach customers with unique insights about how they can save or make money. They tailor their sales message to the customer's specific needs and objectives. Rather than acquiescing to the customer's every demand or objection, they are assertive, pushing back when necessary and taking control of the sale. The things that make Challengers unique are replicable and teachable to the average sales rep. Once you understand how to identify the Challengers in your organization, you can model their approach and embed it throughout your sales force. The authors explain how almost any average-performing rep, once equipped with the right tools, can successfully reframe customers' expectations and deliver a distinctive purchase experience that drives higher levels of customer loyalty and, ultimately, greater growth.

Author Matthew Dixon,Brent Adamson
Isbn 1101545895
Genre Business & Economics
Year 2011-11-10
Pages 240
Language English
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1984 is George Orwell's terrifying vision of a totalitarian future in which everything and everyone is slave to a tyrannical regime lead by The Party. Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster, the Thought Police uncover every act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that life does not have to be dull and deadening, and awakens to new possibilities. Despite the police helicopters that hover and circle overhead, Winston and Julia begin to question the Party; they are drawn towards conspiracy. Yet Big Brother will not tolerate dissent - even in the mind. For those with original thoughts they invented Room 101. . .

Author George Orwell
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Genre Fiction
Year 2020-07-03
Pages N.A
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H.G. Wells, the author, has been called the father of science fiction. ‘The Time Machine’ is one of his most notable science fictions. It’s a Time Traveller’s journey into the future. He explains that there are really four limensions, three of which we call the three planes of the Space, and a fourth, Time. Also, there is no difference between Time and any of the three dimensions of Space except that our consciousness moves along it. The book narrates how the Time Traveller plans for a machine to travel through time and disappear. Comparison between the present time and future time. Like as, the air is free from gnats, the earth from weeds or fungi; everwhere were fruits and sweet and delightful flowers; brilliant butterflies fly hither and thither. The ideal of preventive medicine is attained. Diseases are stamped out. No contagious diseases. Even social triumphs too is effected. Like as, the mankind is housed in splendid shelters, gloriously clothed, and as yet are not engaged in toil. No signs of struggle, neither social nor economical. The population is also ceased to increase. No one can predict anything about the future Time. This book seems very interesting, in this way. Solves many queries raised by the various characters in the book with the Time Traveller. The author has written his best to enthrall the readers. Many future films and Television Series are made on “The Time Machine”, which has in turn inspired to write new books on the topic of “The Time Machine”.

Author H.G. Wells
Isbn 9390287855
Genre Fiction
Year 2020-09-12
Pages 144
Language English
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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde from Coterie Classics All Coterie Classics have been formatted for ereaders and devices and include a bonus link to the free audio book. “Those who find ugly meanings in beautiful things are corrupt without being charming. This is a fault. Those who find beautiful meanings in beautiful things are the cultivated. For these there is hope. They are the elect to whom beautiful things mean only Beauty. There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written. That is all.” ― Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray A man sells his soul for eternal youth and scandalizes the city in Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray.

Author Oscar Wilde
Isbn 168195897X
Genre Fiction
Year 2016-03-24
Pages 255
Language English
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Celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the Newbery Honor–winning survival novel Hatchet with a pocket-sized edition perfect for travelers to take along on their own adventures. This special anniversary edition includes a new introduction and commentary by author Gary Paulsen, pen-and-ink illustrations by Drew Willis, and a water resistant cover. Hatchet has also been nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read. Thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson, haunted by his secret knowledge of his mother’s infidelity, is traveling by single-engine plane to visit his father for the first time since the divorce. When the plane crashes, killing the pilot, the sole survivor is Brian. He is alone in the Canadian wilderness with nothing but his clothing, a tattered windbreaker, and the hatchet his mother had given him as a present. At first consumed by despair and self-pity, Brian slowly learns survival skills—how to make a shelter for himself, how to hunt and fish and forage for food, how to make a fire—and even finds the courage to start over from scratch when a tornado ravages his campsite. When Brian is finally rescued after fifty-four days in the wild, he emerges from his ordeal with new patience and maturity, and a greater understanding of himself and his parents.

Author Gary Paulsen
Isbn 1442403322
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2009-08-25
Pages 192
Language English
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In this groundbreaking bestseller, Lundy Bancroft—a counselor who specializes in working with abusive men—uses his knowledge about how abusers think to help women recognize when they are being controlled or devalued, and to find ways to get free of an abusive relationship. He says he loves you. So...why does he do that? You’ve asked yourself this question again and again. Now you have the chance to see inside the minds of angry and controlling men—and change your life. In Why Does He Do That? you will learn about: • The early warning signs of abuse • The nature of abusive thinking • Myths about abusers • Ten abusive personality types • The role of drugs and alcohol • What you can fix, and what you can’t • And how to get out of an abusive relationship safely “This is without a doubt the most informative and useful book yet written on the subject of abusive men. Women who are armed with the insights found in these pages will be on the road to recovering control of their lives.”—Jay G. Silverman, Ph.D., Director, Violence Prevention Programs, Harvard School of Public Health

Author Lundy Bancroft
Isbn 1101220732
Genre Family & Relationships
Year 2003-09-02
Pages 432
Language English
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Ambition will fuel him. Competition will drive him. But power has its price. It is the morning of the reaping that will kick off the tenth annual Hunger Games. In the Capitol, eighteen-year-old Coriolanus Snow is preparing for his one shot at glory as a mentor in the Games. The once-mighty house of Snow has fallen on hard times, its fate hanging on the slender chance that Coriolanus will be able to outcharm, outwit, and outmaneuver his fellow students to mentor the winning tribute. The odds are against him. He's been given the humiliating assignment of mentoring the female tribute from District 12, the lowest of the low. Their fates are now completely intertwined - every choice Coriolanus makes could lead to favor or failure, triumph or ruin. Inside the arena, it will be a fight to the death. Outside the arena, Coriolanus starts to feel for his doomed tribute . . . and must weigh his need to follow the rules against his desire to survive no matter what it takes.

Author Suzanne Collins
Isbn 1338635182
Genre Young Adult Fiction
Year 2020-05-19
Pages 528
Language English
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From the bestselling author of A Light in the Ruins and The Sandcastle Girls comes the story of a bachelor party gone horribly wrong: two men lie dead in a suburban living room, two women are on the run from police and a marriage is ripping apart at the seams in this spellbinding tale of murder and sex trafficking. When Richard Chapman offers to host his younger brother's bachelor party he expects a certain amount of debauchery. He sends his wife, Kristin, and his young daughter off to his mother-in-law's for the weekend and he opens his Westchester home to his brother's friends and their hired entertainment. What he does not expect is this: bacchanalian drunkenness, a dangerously intimate moment in his guest bedroom, and two naked women stabbing and killing their Russian bodyguards before driving off into the night. In the aftermath, Richard's life rapidly spirals into nightmare. The police throw him out of his home, now a crime scene, his investment banking firm puts him on indefinite leave, and his wife finds herself unable to forgive him for the moment he shared with a dark-haired girl in the guestroom. But the dark-haired girl, Alexandra, faces a much graver danger. Stolen from her family as a teenager and locked away in hotel rooms and a closely-guarded cottage, Alexandra has been held captive by oligarchs for years. But now, in one breathless, violent night, she is free, running to escape the police who will arrest her and the gangsters who will kill her in a heartbeat. A captivating, chilling story about shame, scandal and the sex trade, The Guest Room is a riveting novel from a great storyteller.

Author Chris Bohjalian
Isbn 0385681968
Genre Fiction
Year 2016-01-05
Pages 288
Language English
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A Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition of a counterculture classic, and the inspiration for the new Netflix original series Ratched, with a foreword by Chuck Palahniuk Boisterous, ribald, and ultimately shattering, Ken Kesey’s 1962 novel has left an indelible mark on the literature of our time. Now in a new deluxe edition with a foreword by Chuck Palahniuk and cover by Joe Sacco, here is the unforgettable story of a mental ward and its inhabitants, especially the tyrannical Big Nurse Ratched and Randle Patrick McMurphy, the brawling, fun-loving new inmate who resolves to oppose her. We see the struggle through the eyes of Chief Bromden, the seemingly mute half-Indian patient who witnesses and understands McMurphy’s heroic attempt to do battle with the powers that keep them all imprisoned. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Author Ken Kesey
Isbn 1101575271
Genre Fiction
Year 2012-01-19
Pages 320
Language English
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New York Times Bestseller Winner of the Women's Prize for Fiction World Fantasy Awards Finalist From the New York Times bestselling author of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, an intoxicating, hypnotic new novel set in a dreamlike alternative reality. Piranesi's house is no ordinary building: its rooms are infinite, its corridors endless, its walls are lined with thousands upon thousands of statues, each one different from all the others. Within the labyrinth of halls an ocean is imprisoned; waves thunder up staircases, rooms are flooded in an instant. But Piranesi is not afraid; he understands the tides as he understands the pattern of the labyrinth itself. He lives to explore the house. There is one other person in the house-a man called The Other, who visits Piranesi twice a week and asks for help with research into A Great and Secret Knowledge. But as Piranesi explores, evidence emerges of another person, and a terrible truth begins to unravel, revealing a world beyond the one Piranesi has always known. For readers of Neil Gaiman's The Ocean at the End of the Lane and fans of Madeline Miller's Circe, Piranesi introduces an astonishing new world, an infinite labyrinth, full of startling images and surreal beauty, haunted by the tides and the clouds.

Author Susanna Clarke
Isbn 1635575648
Genre Fiction
Year 2020-09-15
Pages 272
Language English
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The education industry is a huge industry. Governments spend loads of money on it. Everybody goes to school to try to better their lives. There are loads of educational products on the market all the way from software to essays for sale. There are some miscellaneous education ideas like clip art, educational videos, shareware, etc. There's a big load of education websites in this book in the Education Websites Master List section. Education books at the library go from #370-#379 or L of the Library of Congress system. Your library has a wealth of information including magazines, audio-visual materials and access to the internet. They might have a separate reference section for college education and test taking books like how to study for the GED, SAT, LSAT, GRE or things like civil service exams. There are some educational libraries at teacher's colleges and colleges that offer the major of Education to people who want to become teachers.

Author Tony Kelbrat
Isbn 1312077603
Genre Education
Year 2014-04-06
Pages N.A
Language English
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According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the average woman's family income drops by 37% after divorce. Do you know what assets or how much alimony or child support you are entitled to receive? Has your spouse threatened to leave you penniless? Have you spoken to an attorney and gotten sticker-shock? Do you earn too much money to qualify for free legal aid? This book was written to help the low- and moderate-income women the legal system has abandoned by walking a hypothetical self-represented woman step-by-step through the divorce process, including: -- How to prepare financially to stand on your own two feet; -- What the court can, and cannot do for you; -- 'Legwork' that can save you money on legal fees and help you get a better outcome; -- How much child support and alimony you might be entitled to receive; -- Custody disputes … 'fatal flaws' and how you can fix them. -- How to show a judge that your spouse is lying about their assets and income; -- What property you are entitled to receive … and should ask for; -- Ways vindictive ex-spouses can hide money … and how to prove they are lying; -- Real life dirty tricks, traps, and pitfalls highlighted so you can avoid them; -- How to find a good attorney (if you can afford one), save money on legal fees, or combine “a la carte” legal advice with your own efforts if you can't afford to hire a full-service attorney; -- Mediation and court-connected Alternative Dispute Resolution … benefits and pitfalls; -- How to dig up information your spouse doesn't want you to know (discovery) like an attorney; -- Common court forms and how to fill them out; -- Separation Agreements dissected and clarified; including two blank fill-in-the form boilerplates which you can download and use in your own divorce; -- Sample discovery requests and motions – we’ll dissect each motion and show what information you can use it to get; -- Sample hearing scripts for common court hearings (including Restraining Order hearings, Temporary Order hearings, Custody Dispute hearings, Contempt hearings, and parts of a mock-Trial); -- Restraining orders … how to get one … how to keep one; Filled with helpful examples of common court forms and legal pleadings, this book will introduce you to everything you NEVER wanted to know about divorce … but need to come up to speed … FAST!!! This is the only self-help legal book written by a woman who was once in your shoes who later went back to school to become an attorney! BONUS: links to download, edit and print blank Separation Agreement forms. The 6th Edition has been completely updated with the latest case law, including ways to sensitively handle a Christian divorce, caveats regarding same-sex couple custody disputes post-Obergefell, and a completely rewritten Separation Agreement chapter with suggested clauses for unusual situations such as extraordinary school fees, private school or homeschooling. Book 1 of the "Divorce Bootcamp Self-Help Legal series" . KIRKUS: “A solid, informative self-help divorce guide. This exhaustive…guide covers a range of topics related to contested and uncontested divorces, including how to gather documentation of assets, estimate child support and alimony, and even, if necessary, obtain restraining orders. She discusses many topics related to asset division and child custody, including marital debt and visitation rights. The book is aimed at the broadest possible audience, but also discusses variations in state laws.” (Review of the 5th Edition). . Legal Disclaimer: This book is not meant to constitute legal advice. The author is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts. Links have been provided to direct women to their local court resources in all 50 states, but the court forms, case histories and property division examples used are loosely based upon Massachusetts examples. This book is NOT a replacement for consultation with a licensed local attorney.

Author Anna T. Merrill, Esq.
Isbn 1949763145
Genre Law
Year 2018-12-16
Pages 645
Language English
File format PDF

This guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to find and download free eBooks online. You will also learn how to download eBooks using your eReader. Additionally, several quick start guides are included for the following eReaders and eReader applications: - Amazon Kindle - Amazon Kindle Reader for PC - Amazon Kindle Reader for Android - Barnes and Noble Nook - Barnes and Noble Nook Color - Kobo - Sony Reader Daily Edition - iBooks Application for Apple iPad and iPhone In this guide, you will also find a list of the 21 best websites for downloading free eBooks. Some of the websites include: - Project Gutenberg - Internet Text Archive - Google Books - Arthur's Classic Novels - MobileRead Uploads

Author Toly K
Isbn 161198081X
Genre Reference
Year 2011
Pages 169
Language English
File format PDF