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Journey Through Time

**An easy-to-follow introduction to the theories that shaped our understanding of the universe**
Have you ever looked up at the stars and wondered what you were really seeing? Do you often stop to ponder why we are all here; what we are all made of; where we might be headed? Moreover, have you ever tried to find the answers to these questions, but been overwhelmed by both the complexity and the wealth of knowledge available?
While we are privileged to live in such a time where knowledge is readily available, the sheer amount and depth involved can be overwhelming. Intended for the average person, *Journey Through Time* answers all of the questions you never thought you’d be able to understand in a manner that is meaningful, informative, exciting, but most importantly, easy to understand. The book journeys from the very beginning – The Big Bang – to the present day, and is packed with everyday examples that make vast concepts and mathematical questions accessible. While the author wonders about the intriguing future that awaits in two thousand, three thousand years, he firmly believes that it’s crucial to attempt to understand our past fully first.
Ideal for the curious reader who has been ‘put off’ in the past by the complex works of past scientists, but who wants to learn more.

Joining Their Pack [Wolf Packs of Fate 2] (Siren Publishing Menage Everlasting)

[Siren MEnage Everlasting: Erotic Paranormal Cowboy MEnage a Quatre Romance, M/F/M/M, werewolves, HEA] Heather Dill stumbles onto the small town of Fate, Georgia, determined to put her past behind her. But her secret is one that may never stop haunting her. Brogan, Sterling, and Garner Wilson are brothers, but only two of them are werewolves. They want to find that one special woman to join their pack. The brothers are patient, but they sense that Heather’s hiding a secret. Their only chance to convince her to be their woman is to find out what’s bothering her. When Heather sees her friend’s men change into wolves, she takes off running. But the safety she thinks she’s found with the Wilson men isn’t real. She soon finds out that they have a secret of their own. ** A Siren Erotic Romance

Johnny and the Dead

An engaging classroom playscript. Johnny Maxwell, visiting the local cemetery, discovers that he can see the dead. He can talk to them, too – much to his friends’ amazement. So when the news breaks that the local council plans to sell the cemetery to a property developer, Johnny learns that there are some things in life (and death) that are worth fighting for…
**Recensie(s)**

We are currently doing this in our English class and it is amazing! Reading it as a play is just as exciting as the book. It contains most of the original humour and text. All of our class really enjoy it! * 5 star Amazon review *
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Johnny and the Bomb

Johnny and the Bomb (Johnny Maxwell Trilogy #3) by Terry Pratchett
Twelve-year-old Johnny Maxwell has a knack for being in the wrong place at the wrong time. This has never been more true than when he finds himself in his hometown on May 21, 1941, over forty years before his birth!
An accidental time traveler, Johnny knows his history. He knows England is at war, and he knows that on this day German bombs will fall on the town. It happened. It’s history. And as Johnny and his friends quickly discover, tampering with history can have unpredictable—and drastic—effects on the future.
But letting history take its course means letting people die. What if Johnny warns someone and changes history? What will happen to the future? If Johnny uses his knowledge to save innocent lives by being in the right place at the right time, is he doing the right thing?
Mixing nail-biting suspense with outrageous humor, Terry Pratchett explores a classic time-travel paradox in Johnny Maxwell’s third adventure.

John Cena

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Learn about your favorite SuperStar John Cena and how he became the World Heavyweight Champion. Read about his finishing and signature moves and signature foreign objects, nicknames, signature taunts and managers.
All WWE programming, talent names, images, likenesses, slogans, wrestling moves, trademarks, logos and copyrights are the exclusive property of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. and its subsidiaries.
All other trademarks, logos and copyrights are the property of their respective owners. © 2009 World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
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John Adams

SUMMARY: In this powerful, epic biography, David McCullough unfolds the adventurous life journey of John Adams, the brilliant, fiercely independent, often irascible, always honest Yankee patriot who spared nothing in his zeal for the American Revolution; who rose to become the second president of the United States and saved the country from blundering into an unnecessary war; who was learned beyond all but a few and regarded by some as “out of his senses”; and whose marriage to the wise and valiant Abigail Adams is one of the most moving love stories in American history. This is history on a grand scale — a book about politics and war and social issues, but also about human nature, love, religious faith, virtue, ambition, friendship, and betrayal, and the far-reaching consequences of noble ideas. Above all, John Adams is an enthralling, often surprising story of one of the most important and fascinating Americans who ever lived.

Johannes Cabal the Detective

**Johannes Cabal, necromancer of some little infamy, returns in this riotously clever and terrifically twisted tale of murder and international intrigue. **
In this genre-twisting novel, infamous necromancer Johannes Cabal, after beating the Devil and being reunited with his soul, leads us on another raucous journey in a little-known corner of the world. This time he’s on the run from the local government.
Stealing the identity of a minor bureaucrat, Cabal takes passage on the *Princess Hortense*, a passenger aeroship that is leaving the country. The deception seems perfect, and Cabal looks forward to a quiet trip and a clean escape, until he comes face-to-face with Leonie Barrow, an enemy from the old days who could blow his cover. But when a fellow passenger throws himself to his death, or at least that is how it appears, Cabal begins to investigate out of curiosity. His minor efforts result in a vicious attempt on his own  life—and then the gloves come off.
Cabal and Leonie—the only woman to ever match wits with him—reluctantly team up to discover the murderer. Before they are done, there will be more narrow escapes, involving sword fighting and newfangled flying machines. There will be massive destruction, not to mention resurrected dead . . .
Steampunk meets the classic Sherlockian mystery in this rip-roaring adventure where anything could happen . . . and does.
*From the Hardcover edition.*

Jingo

SUMMARY: Something new has come up between the ancient rival cities of Ankh-Morpork and Al-Khali. Literally. An island, rising out of Discworld’s circular sea. Since it’s uninhabited and claimed by both cities, Commander Vimes and his faithful trolls and cops are forced to deal with a crime so awful that there’s no law against it. It’s called “war.” But don’t be alarmed. It all happens on faraway Discworld, where greed and ignorance influence politicians, and perfectly normal people occasionally act like raving idiots. A world, in short, totally unlike our own.

Jimmy the Kid

Jimmy the Kid by Donald E. Westlake
**Taking cues from a pulp novel, Dortmunder arranges a kidnapping
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Kelp has a plan, and John Dortmunder knows that means trouble. His friend Kelp is a jinx, and his schemes, no matter how well intentioned, tend to spiral quickly out of control. But this one, Kelp swears, is airtight. He read it in a book.

In county lock-up for a traffic charge, Kelp came across a library of trashy novels by an author named Richard Stark. The hero is a thief named Parker whose plans, unlike Kelp and Dortmunder’s, always work out. In one, Parker orchestrates a kidnapping so brilliant that, Kelp thinks, it would have to work in real life. Though offended that his usual role as planner has been usurped, Dortmunder agrees to try using the novel as a blueprint. Unfortunately, what’s simple on the page turns complex in real life, and there is no book to guide him through the madness he’s signed on for.

Jimmy the Hand

The third novel of Feist’s successful collaborative series. From the endlessly inventive mind of one of fantasy’s all time greats, comes a spellbinding new adventure of high magic, treachery and bloody war. This time in conjunction with master of alternative US history, Steve Stirling, Feist returns to tell the full tale of one of his fans’ favourite most colourful Riftwar characters, pickpocket, montebank and confidence trickster Jimmy the Hand. Jimmy the Hand, boy thief of Krondor, lived in the shadows of the city. The sewers were his byways and a flea-ridden, rat infested cellar his home. Gifted beyond his peers, he was still but a nimble street urchin, a pickpocket with potential. Until the day he met Prince Arutha. Aiding the Prince in his rescue of Princess Anita from imprisonment by Duke Guy du Bas-Tyra, Jimmy ran afoul of Black Guy’s secret police. Fearing reprisal and seeking an opportunity to advance his place in life, Jimmy fled the city and ventured north to the relatively safe haven of Sarth. Suspecting the rural villagers had never encountered a lad with his talent and nose for finding wealth – other people’s wealth, Jimmy was unprepared for what greeted him. For Sarth was home to others who trod the dodgy path, and more, to a darker secret, a dangerous presence unknown to even the local thieves and smugglers. Jimmy’s youthful bravado and courage plunge him deep into the maw of chaos and death.

Jimmy and the Crawler

A fantastic new novella from the master of magic and adventure. Best selling author Raymond E. Feist returns to the city of Krondor and one of his most loved characters, Jimmy the Hand. The Crawler: a name whispered in fear… In the crime-ridden back alleys of Krondor a rival gang has sprung up to threaten the Upright Man’s Mockers. Does the Crawler control the rival gang? Where does his power come from? And does it threaten the peace of the Kingdom? James, personal squire to Prince Arutha of Krondor, but in the underworld known as the thief and trickster Jimmy the Hand, must travel to Kesh in disguise. There, working with William, lieutenant of the prince’s household guard and son of the magician Pug, and Jazhara, niece to the Keshian lord Hazara-Khan, he must attempt to unmask the mysterious Crawler and rid Krondor of his influence.

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The Jigsaw Man

A BROKEN MAN DOWN ON HIS LUCK…
Michael Fox is a homeless man living in a garbage dumpster beneath the Carver Street Bridge in Buffalo, NY. He’s bitterly depressed and ready to commit suicide; anything to put an end to his miserable existence.
AN OFFER TOO GOOD TO REFUSE…
When a mysterious billionaire surgeon offers Michael two million dollars for his right arm, he thinks his luck might be about to change. Little does he know that the surgeon has other plans for him. His arm is only the beginning. Bit by bit other pieces of Michael’s body are surgically removed; his natural body stripped away and then reassembled using other harvested parts from thirteen different “donors’.
A MODERN DAY FRANKENSTEIN…
Now Fox isn’t sure if he’s a man or a monster, or whether or not he’d be better off dead. One thing he is sure of, though, he’s not checking out of this world until he finds a way to make the people responsible pay for turning him into the experimental nightmare known as… The Jigsaw Man.
Special Bonus Content: The short story A Simple Matter of Ethics by Gord Rollo
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Jewels of the sun

SUMMARY: First in a new Irish trilogy, Roberts’ novel finds Aidan Gallahger back home in Ireland, managing the family pub and sharing the legends of the land with an American woman who is immersing herself in the study of Irish folklore. They create a passionate history of their own. Original

JavaScript: The Complete Reference

**The essential JavaScript resource―fully updated**
Design, debug, and publish high-performance web pages and applications using tested techniques and best practices from expert developers. The all-new edition of this comprehensive guide has been thoroughly revised and expanded to cover the latest JavaScript features, tools, and programming methods.
*JavaScript: The Complete Reference, Third Edition* provides illustrative examples, line-by-line code samples, and practical development advice―from the core of the language to the various standard and emerging APIs supported by modern web browsers. This in-depth resource covers everything you need to know, whether you’re trying to understand the fundamentals of weak typing in JavaScript, reduce your confusion over closures, or perform common tasks like form validation or Ajax calls.
* Explore core JavaScript syntax and data types
* Investigate often confusing concepts such as weak typing and closures
* Use object-oriented programming the JavaScript way
* See what changes come from ECMAScript 5
* Perform dynamic content updates using DOM methods
* Handle user-generated events with modern event models
* Modernize form handling with HTML5 and JavaScript
* Use the XMLHttpRequest object to create Ajax applications
* Control animation and multimedia content with JavaScript
* Generate bitmap graphics with the Canvas API
* Learn methods to handle the challenges of cross-browser coding
* Discover defensive development and error handling
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Java in Two Semesters

This easy-to-follow textbook teaches Java programming from first principles, as well as covering design and testing methodologies. The text is divided into two parts. Each part supports a one-semester module, the first part addressing fundamental programming concepts, and the second part building on this foundation, teaching the skills required to develop more advanced applications.

This fully updated and greatly enhanced fourth edition covers the key developments introduced in Java 8, including material on JavaFX, lambda expressions and the Stream API.

Topics and features: begins by introducing fundamental programming concepts such as declaration of variables, control structures, methods and arrays; goes on to cover the fundamental object-oriented concepts of classes and objects, inheritance and polymorphism; uses JavaFX throughout for constructing event-driven graphical interfaces; includes advanced topics such as interfaces and lambda expressions, generics, collection classes and exceptions; explains file-handling techniques, packages, multi-threaded programs, socket programming, remote database access and processing collections using streams; includes self-test questions and programming exercises at the end of each chapter, as well as two illuminating case studies; provides additional resources at its associated website (simply go to springer.com and search for ”Java in Two Semesters”), including a guide on how to install and use the NetBeans™ Java IDE.

Offering a gentle introduction to the field, assuming no prior knowledge of the subject, Java in Two Semesters is the ideal companion to undergraduate modules in software development or programming.

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Java in a Nutshell. 6th Edition

The latest edition of Java in a Nutshell is designed to help experienced Java programmers get the most out of Java 7 and 8, but it…s also a learning path for new developers. Chock full of examples that demonstrate how to take complete advantage of modern Java APIs and development best practices, the first section of this thoroughly updated book provides a fast-paced, no-fluff introduction to the Java programming language and the core runtime aspects of the Java platform.The second section is a reference to core concepts and APIs that shows you how to perform real programming work in the Java environment.Get up to speed on language details, including Java 8 changesLearn object-oriented programming, using basic Java syntaxExplore generics, enumerations, annotations, and lambda expressionsUnderstand basic techniques used in object-oriented designExamine concurrency and memory, and how they…re intertwinedWork with Java collections and handle common data formatsDelve into Java…s latest I/O APIs, including asynchronous channelsUse Nashorn to execute JavaScript on the Java Virtual MachineBecome familiar with development tools in OpenJDK