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Eleven on Top

Eleven on Top (Stephanie Plum Series #11) by Janet Evanovich
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Stephanie Plum is thinking her career as a fugitive apprehension agent has run its course. She’s been shot at, spat at, cussed at, fire-bombed, mooned, and attacked by dogs. Time for a change, Stephanie thinks. Time to find the kind of job her mother can tell her friends about without making the sign of the cross.
So Stephanie Plum quits. Resigns. No looking back. No changing her mind. She wants something safe and normal. As it turns out, jobs that are safe and normal for most people aren’t necessarily safe and normal for Stephanie Plum. Trouble follows her, and the kind of trouble she had at the bail bonds office can’t compare to the kind of trouble she finds herself facing now. Her past has come back to haunt her. She’s stalked by a maniac returned from the grave for the sole purpose of putting her into a burial plot of her own. He’s killed before, and he’ll kill again if given the chance. Caught between staying far away from the bounty hunter business and staying alive, Stephanie reexamines her life and the possibility that being a bounty hunter is the solution rather than the problem. After disturbingly brief careers at the button factory, Kan Klean Dry Cleaners, and Cluck-in-a-Bucket, Stephanie takes an office position in security, working for Ranger, the sexiest, baddest bounty hunter and businessman on two continents. It might not be the job she’ll keep for the rest of her life, but for now it gives her the technical access she needs to find her stalker. Tempers and temperatures rise as competition ratchets up between the two men in her life—her on-again, off-again boyfriend, tough Trenton cop Joe Morelli, and her bad-ass boss, Ranger. Can Stephanie Plum take the heat? Can you?
Between the adventure and the adversity there’s attitude, and Stephanie Plum’s got plenty in her newest misadventure from Janet Evanovich, *Eleven on Top*.

Eleven Minutes

SUMMARY: Eleven Minutes is the story of Maria, a young girl from a Brazilian village, whose first innocent brushes with love leave her heartbroken. At a tender age, she becomes convinced that she will never find true love, instead believing that “love is a terrible thing that will make you suffer. . . .” A chance meeting in Rio takes her to Geneva, where she dreams of finding fame and fortune. Maria’s despairing view of love is put to the test when she meets a handsome young painter. In this odyssey of self-discovery, Maria has to choose between pursuing a path of darkness — sexual pleasure for its own sake — or risking everything to find her own “inner light” and the possibility of sacred sex, sex in the context of love. This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.

Elephants Can Remember

Hercule Poirot is determined to solve an old husband and wife double murder that is still an open verdict! Hercule Poirot stood on the cliff-top. Here, many years earlier, there had been a tragic accident. This was followed by the grisly discovery of two more bodies — a husband and wife — shot dead. But who had killed whom? Was it a suicide pact? A crime of passion? Or cold-blooded murder? Poirot delves back into the past and discovers that ‘old sin can leave long shadows’.

Electronics All-In-One for Dummies

**A comprehensive collection of 8 books in 1 offering electronics guidance that can’t be found anywhere else!**
If you know a breadboard from a breadbox but want to take your hobby electronics skills to the next level, this is the only reference you need. *Electronics All-in-One For Dummies* has done the legwork for you — offering everything you need to enhance your experience as an electronics enthusiast in one convenient place.
Written by electronics guru and veteran For Dummies author Doug Lowe, this down-to-earth guide makes it easy to grasp such important topics as circuits, schematics, voltage, and safety concerns. Plus, it helps you have tons of fun getting your hands dirty working with the Raspberry Pi, creating special effects, making your own entertainment electronics, repairing existing electronics, learning to solder safely, and so much more.
* Create your own schematics and breadboards
* Become a circuit-building expert
* Tackle analog, digital, and car electronics
* Debunk and grasp confusing electronics concepts
If you’re obsessed with all things electronics, look no further! This comprehensive guide is packed with all the electronics goodies you need to add that extra spark to your game!
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### From the Back Cover
**Amplify your electronics knowledge!**
Whether you don’t know a resistor from a capacitor, or you want to take your basic electronics skills to the next level, this nine books in one reference provides exactly what you need and more! You get clear explanations of the important concepts, along with fun building projects, including developing a breadboard, designing circuits, and creating your own schematics. This book has everything you need from concept to conception — so jump in and get started!
**9 Books Inside…**
* Getting Started in Electronics
* Working with Basic Electronic Components
* Working with Integrated Circuits
* Beyond Direct Current
* Doing Digital Electronics
* Working with Arduino Microprocessors
* Working with BASIC Stamp Processors
* Working with Raspberry Pi®
* Special Effects
### About the Author
**Doug Lowe** still has the electronics experimenter’s kit his dad gave him when he was 10. Although he became a programmer and has written books on various programming languages, Microsoft Office, web programming, and PCs, Doug never forgot his first love: electronics.

Eldritch Ops

FROM THE BEST-SELLING AUTHOR OF THE SUPERVILLAINY SAGA
Derek Hawthorne has ascended to become a member of the all-powerful Committee, which rules the world through the nebulous House. The House, officially, exists to protect humanity from the vampires, demons, and other forces of darkness that imperil humanity. Unofficially, it exists to protect its own power.
When his old partner, Christopher Hang, turns up as one of the undead – Derek is nonplussed to say the least. Christopher also has a message that troubles the tiny remains of Derek’s conscience: the House is running a secret project to not only control supernaturals but eliminate them. Now, Derek has to figure out if he’s to side with the supernatural or humanity or neither. Oh and did we mention Dracula, pirates, and werewolves were involved too?

Eldest

Darkness falls…despair abounds…evil reigns… Eragon and his dragon, Saphira, have just saved the rebel state from destruction by the mighty forces of King Galbatorix, cruel ruler of the Empire. Now Eragon must travel to Ellesmera, land of the elves, for further training in the skills of the Dragon Rider: magic and swordsmanship. Soon he is on the journey of a lifetime, his eyes open to awe-inspring new places and people, his days filled with fresh adventure. But chaos and betrayal plague him at every turn, and nothing is what it seems. Before long, Eragon doesn’t know whom he can trust. Meanwhile, his cousin Roran must fight a new battle–one that might put Eragon in even graver danger. Will the king’s dark hand strangle all resistance? Eragon may not escape with even his life. . . . Praise forEragon: “Unusual, powerful . . . fresh and fluid. An impressive start to a writing career that’s sure to flourish.” –Booklist, Starred “Christopher Paolini make[s] literary magic with his precocious debut.” –People “The new ‘It’ book of children’s lit.” –U.S. News & World Report “An auspicious beginning to both career and series.” –Publishers Weekly A #1 New York Times Bestseller A #1 Publishers Weekly Bestseller A USA Today Bestseller A Wall Street Journal Bestseller A Book Sense Book of the Year A #1 Book Sense Selection From the Hardcover edition.

Effective Modern C++

Coming to grips with C++11 and C++14 is more than a matter of familiarizing yourself with the features they introduce (e.g., auto type declarations, move semantics, lambda expressions, and concurrency support). The challenge is learning to use those features effectively – so that your software is correct, efficient, maintainable, and portable. That’s where this practical book comes in. It describes how to write truly great software using C++11 and C++14 – i.e. using modern C++. Topics include: The pros and cons of braced initialization, noexcept specifications, perfect forwarding, and smart pointer make functions The relationships among std::move, std::forward, rvalue references, and universal references Techniques for writing clear, correct, effective lambda expressions How std::atomic differs from volatile, how each should be used, and how they relate to C++’s concurrency API How best practices in old C++ programming (i.e., C++98) require revision for software development in modern C++ Effective Modern C++ follows the proven guideline-based, example-driven format of Scott Meyers’ earlier books, but covers entirely new material.
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Effective Java Third Edition

The Definitive Guide to Java Platform Best Practices—Updated for Java 7, 8, and 9
Java has changed dramatically since the previous edition of Effective Java was published shortly after the release of Java 6. This Jolt award-winning classic has now been thoroughly updated to take full advantage of the latest language and library features. The support in modern Java for multiple paradigms increases the need for specific best-practices advice, and this book delivers.
As in previous editions, each chapter of Effective Java, Third Edition, consists of several “items,” each presented in the form of a short, stand-alone essay that provides specific advice, insight into Java platform subtleties, and updated code examples. The comprehensive descriptions and explanations for each item illuminate what to do, what not to do, and why.
The third edition covers language and library features added in Java 7, 8, and 9, including the functional programming constructs that were added to its object-oriented roots. Many new items have been added, including a chapter devoted to lambdas and streams.
New coverage includes
Functional interfaces, lambda expressions, method references, and streams
Default and static methods in interfaces
Type inference, including the diamond operator for generic types
The @SafeVarargs annotation
The try-with-resources statement
New library features such as the Optional interface, java.time, and the convenience factory methods for collections
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Edward Burne-Jones: A Biography

Edward Burne-Jones: A Biography by Penelope Fitzgerald
The only complete biography in print of this famous contemporary of William Morris, best known as the designer of stained glass and tapestries for Morris and Co.
With his paintings of mythical and medieval subjects Edward Burne-Jones achieved immediate success and influence. This biography traces his life and offers a new understanding of his work. First published in 1975, this new edition includes eight pages of color plates and an updated bibliography. Brought back into print to coincide with the centenary of Burne-Jones’s death, and the concurrent exhibitions at the Tare Gallery in London and at Birmingham City Museum and Art Gallery, it remains the authoritative biography of the painter.

Edward Burne-Jones

Penelope Fitzgerald, the Booker Prize-winning author of “Offshore’ and “The Blue Flower’, turns her attention to the remarkable life of the Pre-Raphaelite artist Edward Burne-Jones. “I mean by a picture a beautiful, romantic dream of something that never was, never will be, in a light better than any light that ever shone – in a land no one can define or remember, only desire’ Edward Burne-Jones Edward Burne-Jones (1833-1898) was the prototypical pre-Raphaelite but with a truly individual sensibility. Penelope Fitzgerald’s delightful biography charts his life from humble beginnings in Birmingham as the son of an unsuccessful framer, through a transformative period at Oxford, where he met his close friend and collaborator William Morris, and on to the apprenticeship with Dante Gabriel Rossetti that would shape his artistic vision. His work harks back to an Arthurian England – an Arcadia that offered solace against the onset of the Industrial Revolution, and on a deeply personal level provided respite from his ever-present melancholia. This is an illuminating portrait of a fascinating figure – artistic genius, doting father, troubled husband – written with all Penelope Fitzgerald’s characteristic sympathy and insight.

**Recensie(s)**

Wise and ironic, funny and humane, Fitzgerald is a wonderful, wonderful writer.’ David NichollsOf all the novelists of the last quarter-century, she has the most unarguable claim on greatness. [It has been] a career we, as readers, can only count ourselves lucky to have lived through.’ Philip Hensher, Spectator
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Edgedancer

Edgedancer: From the Stormlight Archive by Brandon Sanderson
**From #1* New York Times* bestselling author Brandon Sanderson, a special gift edition of *Edgedancer*, a short novel of the Stormlight Archive (previously published in *Arcanum Unbounded*).**
Three years ago, Lift asked a goddess to stop her from growing older–a wish she believed was granted. Now, in *Edgedancer*, the barely teenage nascent Knight Radiant finds that time stands still for no one. Although the young Azish emperor granted her safe haven from an executioner she knows only as Darkness, court life is suffocating the free-spirited Lift, who can’t help heading to Yeddaw when she hears the relentless Darkness is there hunting people like her with budding powers. The downtrodden in Yeddaw have no champion, and Lift knows she must seize this awesome responsibility.
**Other Tor books by Brandon Sanderson**
**The Cosmere**
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** The Stormlight Archive**
*The Way of Kings*
*Words of Radiance*
*Edgedancer *(Novella)
*Oathbringer*****
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** The Mistborn trilogy**
*Mistborn: The Final Empire*
* The Well of Ascension*
* The Hero of Ages*
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* ***Mistborn: The Wax and Wayne series**
*Alloy of Law*
* Shadows of Self*
* Bands of Mourning*
**Collection**
*Arcanum Unbounded*
**Other Cosmere novels**
*Elantris*
*Warbreaker*
**The Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians series**
*Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians*
*The Scrivener’s Bones*
*The Knights of Crystallia*
*The Shattered Lens*
*The Dark Talent*
**The Rithmatist series**
** ***The Rithmatist*
**Other books by Brandon Sanderson**
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** The Reckoners**
*Steelheart*
*Firefight*
*Calamity*

The Edge of Never

Twenty-year-old Camryn Bennett had always been one to think out-of-the-box, who knew she wanted something more in life than following the same repetitive patterns and growing old with the same repetitive life story. And she thought that her life was going in the right direction until everything fell apart.Determined not to dwell on the negative and push forward, Camryn is set to move in with her best friend and plans to start a new job. But after an unexpected night at the hottest club in downtown North Carolina, she makes the ultimate decision to leave the only life she’s ever known, far behind.With a purse, a cell phone and a small bag with a few necessities, Camryn, with absolutely no direction or purpose boards a Greyhound bus alone and sets out to find herself. What she finds is a guy named Andrew Parrish, someone not so very different from her and who harbors his own dark secrets. But Camryn swore never to let down her walls again. And she vowed never to fall in love.But with Andrew, Camryn finds herself doing a lot of things she never thought she’d do. He shows her what it’s really like to live out-of-the-box and to give in to her deepest, darkest desires. On their sporadic road-trip he becomes the center of her exciting and daring new life, pulling love and lust and emotion out of her in ways she never imagined possible. But will Andrew’s dark secret push them inseparably together, or tear them completely apart?(Due to sexual content and language, this book is recommended for 17+ – Adult Contemporary Women’s – New Adult Fiction)
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Edge of Eternity: Book Three of the Century Trilogy

Ken Follett’s extraordinary historical epic, the Century Trilogy, reaches its sweeping, passionate conclusion.In Fall of Giants and Winter of the World, Ken Follett followed the fortunes of five international families—American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh—as they made their way through the twentieth century. Now they come to one of the most tumultuous eras of all: the 1960s through the 1980s, from civil rights, assassinations, mass political movements, and Vietnam to the Berlin Wall, the Cuban Missile Crisis, presidential impeachment, revolution—and rock and roll.East German teacher Rebecca Hoffmann discovers she’s been spied on by the Stasi for years and commits an impulsive act that will affect her family for the rest of their lives. . . . George Jakes, the child of a mixed-race couple, bypasses a corporate law career to join Robert F. Kennedy’s Justice Department and finds himself in the middle of not only the seminal events of the civil rights battle but a much more personal battle of his own. . . . Cameron Dewar, the grandson of a senator, jumps at the chance to do some official and unofficial espionage for a cause he believes in, only to discover that the world is a much more dangerous place than he’d imagined. . . . Dimka Dvorkin, a young aide to Nikita Khrushchev, becomes an agent both for good and for ill as the United States and the Soviet Union race to the brink of nuclear war, while his twin sister, Tanya, carves out a role that will take her from Moscow to Cuba to Prague to Warsaw—and into history.Look out for Ken’s newest book, A Column of Fire, available now.

Echo Park

In 1995, Marie Gesto disappeared after walking out of a supermarket in Hollywood. Harry Bosch worked the case but couldn’t crack it, and the 22-year-old woman never turned up, dead or alive. Now Bosch is in the Open-Unsolved Unit, where he still keeps the Gesto file on his desk, when he gets a call from the DA. A man accused of two heinous killings is willing to come clean about several other murders, including the killing of Marie Gesto. Bosch must now take Raynard Waits’s confession and get close to the man he has sought – and hated – for eleven years. But when Bosch learns that he and his partner missed a clue back in 1995 that could have led them to Gesto’s killer – and that would have stopped nine murders that followed – he begins to crack.
Michael Connelly’s suspenseful new novel pits the detective People magazine calls “one of the most complex crime fighters around” against one of the most sadistic killers he has ever confronted. It confirms that Michael Connelly “is the best writer of suspense fiction working today” (Richmond Times-Dispatch).

An Echo in the Bone

An Echo in the Bone (Outlander Series #7) by Diana Gabaldon
Diana Gabaldon’s immensely popular Outlander saga soars to new heights with this seventh novel, which takes listeners on a breathtaking journey to 1777 America.
Jamie Fraser knows from his time-traveling wife Claire that, no matter how unlikely it seems, America will win the Revolutionary War. But that truth offers little solace, since Jamie realizes he might find himself pointing a weapon directly at his own son-a young officer in the British army. And Jamie isn’t the only one with a tormented soul-for Claire may know who wins the conflict, but she certainly doesn’t know whether or not her beloved Jamie survives.
Epic in scope and featuring a colorful cast that includes many legendary figures-including hero-turned-traitor Benedict Arnold and bawdy statesman Benjamin Franklin-An Echo in the Bone is a thrill from start to finish.

Eaters of the Dead

SUMMARY: The year is A.D. 922. A refined Arab courtier, representative of the powerful Caliph of Baghdad, encounters a party of Viking warriors who are journeying to the barbaric North. He is appalled by their Viking customs—the wanton sexuality of their pale, angular women, their disregard for cleanliness . . . their cold-blooded human sacrifices. But it is not until they reach the depths of the Northland that the courtier learns the horrifying and inescapable truth: He has been enlisted by these savage, inscrutable warriors to help combat a terror that plagues them—a monstrosity that emerges under cover of night to slaughter the Vikings and devour their flesh . . .