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Kushiel’s Mercy

### From Wikipedia
Kushiel’s Mercy is the final novel in Kushiel’s Legacy by Jacqueline Carey. It is the sequel to Kushiel’s Justice. Kushiel’s Justice follows Kushiel’s Scion, which makes Kushiel’s Mercy the sixth book in the series, or the third book in the series dubbed the Imriel Trilogy. Read more – Shopping-Enabled Wikipedia on Amazon
**In the article:** What Came Before | Plot summary
### From Publishers Weekly
In this vivid conclusion to the second Kushiel trilogy (after 2007’s *Kushiel’s Justice* ), young Prince Imriel and his beloved, Sidonie, heir to the Terre D’Ange throne, struggle to come to terms with the deaths of Imriel’s wife and unborn son. Queen Ysandre threatens to forbid Imriel’s marriage to Sidonie unless he hunts down his traitorous mother, Melisande. Then a spell convinces everyone in Terre D’Ange’s capital that Sidonie loves the prince of Carthage, and she sails off to wed him. Only Imriel remembers their romance. He must evade deluded loved ones and work with erstwhile enemies to rescue Sidonie and pull the country back from the brink of war. Carey delivers a heady mix of adventure, power struggles and romance, but fans of the first Kushiel trilogy may be disappointed by the few appearances of Phèdre, Imriel’s adoptive mother, and by the relatively tame sexuality, which serves more as a spice than a larger theme. *(June)*
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Inside Scientology

Amazon.com Review

Amazon Best Books of the Month, July 2011: Whatever your opinion of Scientology, the truth is more extreme. Inside Scientology is journalist Janet Reitman’s incredible book-length follow-up to the Rolling Stone cover story of the same name, a 2007 finalist for the National Magazine Award. Founded by wayward science-fiction writer and historical revisionist par excellence L. Ron Hubbard, “America’s Most Secretive Religion” is perhaps best known for high-profile adherents like Tom Cruise and John Travolta, but its tenets, processes, and internal organization form a story as surprising and captivating as that of any investigative work released this year. Reitman’s extensive research–including hundreds of interviews with devotees and defectors alike–culminates in an expansive, page-turning survey of the origins, development, crises, beliefs, and scandals of this fascinating incorporated religion, all with a fair-minded approach that favors diligent curiosity over judgment at every turn. “It has been my goal to write the first objective modern history of the Church of Scientology,” Reitman writes in the book’s introduction, and to this end, Inside Scientology succeeds in spades. This book will remain the definitive study of the subject for a long time to come. —Jason Kirk

Review

A New York Times Notable Book “[A] meticulously compiled exposé, culled from hundreds of interviews with active Scientologists and defectors alike. [Reitman’s] revelations — including abuse allegations against church leader David Miscavige and details about the organization’s aggressive courtship of Tom Cruise — come with impressive backup.” – Entertainment Weekly “A serious, painstaking investigation of the organization’s unique structure and bare-knucled business acumen.” – GQ “In a new book, Inside Scientology: The Story of America’s Most Secret Religion, author Janet Reitman tell the fascinating history of the mysterious organization and its members.” – Time.com

“The most complete picture of Scientology so far.” –Garry Wills, New York Times Book Review

“Reitman’s book delivers all it promises, and it promises a lot… [Reitman] has put together the most masterfully written, narratively rewarding, and thorough yarn about L. Ron Hubbard, David Miscavige, and Scientology and its strange past, present, and possible future….In Inside Scientology, we have a thorough, brave journalist backed by a major publisher, and soon what no doubt will be a major publicity push: Reitman’s book should soon become Scientology’s biggest headache in years.” – Village Voice “This book is fearless” – Wall Street Journal “[A] meaty, engaging new book” -Slate.com “[A] meticulously researched history and revealing exposé, a frightening portrait of a religion that many find not just controversial, but dangerous…Throughout the book, the author displays consummate journalistic skills. Her accumulation of evidence is particularly impressive and gives rise to one of the more memorable works of investigative nonfiction in recent years.”- Boston Globe

“A well-researched and compelling read” – Los Angeles Times

“[A] richly narrative history of the organization… The book is convincing and compelling. It will be interesting to see how the Scientology leadership responds.” – St Louis Post Dispatch “So most journalistic accounts of Scientology fall into two categories: ax-grinding expose or fawning apologism. Fortunately Janet Reitman finds a third way in her authoritative, absorbing “Inside Scientology”: nuanced reporting that lets the facts speak for themselves…”Inside Scientology” will remain a thoughtful, fair-minded record of its tumultuous first generation.” – San Francisco Chronicle “Inside Scientology is a masterful piece of reporting….a compelling introduction to “America’s most secretive religion,” as the subtitle has it. Even for those who have no interest in parsing when cults become religions or why faith upends fact, Reitman tells a spellbinding story of a larger-than-life personality whose quirks, ticks and charisma shaped America’s newest homegrown religious movement.” – Washington Post “INSIDE SCIENTOLOGY is notable for its depth and sweep. Reitman’s research pays off not only in rich portrayals of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard and current leader David Miscavige, but in intimate portraits of people who have been swept up along the way….Reitman’s analysis of Scientology’s ability to survive scandal and mockery is compelling and persuasive.” – Seattle Times “The inside scoop on Scientology, the steeped-in-secrecy religion of L. Ron Hubbard.” – Minneapolis Star Tribune “Inside Scientology leaves no scandal unturned in the life of L. Ron Hubbard, underlings, celebrities and cult “slaves” in this story of America’s most secretive religion….It is a riveting read not only for its thorough research, and winning style, but because [Reitman] has left no greed undescribed in the 396 page-turner.” – Seattle Post Intelligencer “Inside Scientology” by Janet Reitman is an amazing book…a masterful telling of the church’s history and the division among its members” – Asbury Park Press “Inside Scientology is an engrossing, groundbreaking work that brings a welcome sense of fair-mindedness to a subject that is, for many journalists and scholars, too hot to touch. Reitman has accomplished the miracle of adding light without heat.”- Lawrence Wright, author of The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 “Inside Scientology goes beyond the celebrities and the scandals — though they’re here in all their absurdity and horror, too — to find in Scientology a more profound story about “technology” as an article of faith and faith as a vessel for science, or, at least, science fiction. With courage, empathy, and clarity — if that word can be reclaimed from L. Ron Hubbard — Janet Reitman has with this definitive investigation laid bare the genesis and possibly the endgame of America’s strangest religion”.–Jeff Sharlet, bestselling author of The Family and C Street

“Thoroughly engrossing page-turner on the shape-shifting Church of Scientology…A bizarre and complicated history told with masterful control.” -Kirkus Reviews starred

“A detailed and readable examination of the life of L. Ron Hubbard, the founder of the church, and his successor, David Miscavige. The book is rife with astonishing accounts of the abuses of power, the purges, and the climate of fear and intimidation commonplace in the top ranks of the organization.” – Publishers Weekly “Janet Reitman spent five years researching and writing Inside Scientology: it was worth the wait… Inside Scientology is now the definitive account of key episodes in the movement’s history. For veterans of the campaign against Scientology’s excesses, Reitman’s book will become an essential resource. For the general public it will be a revelation.” –Infinite Complacency

Immortal in Death

She was one of the most sought-after women in the world. A top model who would stop at nothing to get what she wanted — even another woman’s man. And now she was dead, the victim of a brutal murder. Police lieutenant Eve Dallas put her professional life on the line to take the case when suspicion fell on her best friend, the other woman in the fatal love triangle. Beneath the facade of glamour, Eve found that the world of high fashion thrived on an all-consuming passion for youth and fame. One that led from the runway to the dark underworld of New York City where drugs could fulfill any desire — for a price . . .

Hugger Mugger

“It’s easy to see why Parker’s snappy banter and cynical eye have kept fans turning pages for 25 years . . . his wisecracks, combined with Parker’s shorthand flair for scathing characterization, make for a satisfying read,” said **Entertainment Weekly** of last year’s **Hush Money**. Now Parker presents Spenser with a deceptively dangerous and multi-layered case: Someone has been killing racehorses at stables across the south, and the Boston P.I. travels to Georgia to protect the two-year-old destined to become the next Secretariat.
When Spenser is approached by Walter Clive, president of Three Fillies Stables, to find out who is threatening his horse **Hugger Mugger** , he can hardly say no: He’s been doing pro bono work for so long his cupboards are just about bare. Disregarding the resentment of the local Georgia law enforcement, Spenser takes the case. Though Clive has hired a separate security firm, he wants someone with Spenser’s experience to supervise the operation.
Despite a veneer of civility, Spenser encounters tensions beneath the surface southern gentility. The case takes an even more deadly turn when the attacker claims a human victim, and Spenser must revise his impressions of the whole Three Fillies organization–and watch his own back as well.
With razor-sharp dialogue, eloquently spare prose, and some of the best supporting characters to grace the printed page, **Hugger Mugger** is grand entertainment.

Hosts

**From *New York Times* bestselling author F. Paul Wilson, Repairman Jack is back in the urban adventure thriller, *Hosts*.**
As his fans know, Repairman Jack doesn’t deal with electronic appliances; he’s a situation fixer, no matter how weird or deadly a situation may be. Repairman Jack has no last name, no Social Security number, and no qualms when it comes to getting the job done–even if it means putting himself in serious danger.
After fifteen years of separation, Jack is contacted by his long-lost sister, Kate, to help her track down the source of her girlfriend Jeanette’s sudden trance-like behavior. Referred by a mysterious stranger who gives only Jack’s name and phone number, Kate is shocked to find out that the “repairman” she seeks is none other than her little brother–and not altogether happy to find out what little “Jackie” has been doing with himself for all these years.
With Jack leading the way, Kate finds out that Jeannette’s behavior can be traced back to the experimental therapy she underwent for a brain tumor: now Jeannette’s brain and those of several other subjects are infected by a mutated virus. Like any good virus, it wants to multiply–and if Jack can’t stop the virus in its path, there will be deadly results.
Meanwhile, Jack is traveling on the 9 train when suddenly a passenger goes berserk and starts shooting at random–leaving Jack no choice but to throw himself into the spotlight by putting the shooter down. Worse for Jack, one of his fellow passengers is a reporter for the local tabloid, *The Light* , who sees Jack’s heroism as his ticket to journalistic stardom. The reporter promises to make Jack a celebrity hero, a household name–which could mean the end of Repairman Jack as we know him.
At the Publisher’s request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Homemade Health – Home Remedies Your Grandmother Knew – Simple & Effective Treatments From the Pantry (Herbology at Home)

Homemade Health is a collection of home remedies straight from a time, not so long ago, when people went to their garden or kitchen pantry before going to a doctor.
Some tried and true, some quirky, but all based on natural remedies your grandmother knew and most likely used on a regular basis.
* Healing properties of common culinary herbs
* 43 common ailments
* 160+ remedies with recipes
* Common & botanical names
* Harvesting & preserving
* Making herbal remedies at home

Hoarfrost

Whyborne and Griffin must travel to Alaska to save Griffin’s brother from the guardians of a mysterious artifact.

Highcharts Cookbook

An easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide with over 80 recipes covering examples on how to use and create dynamic charts with Highcharts. “”Highcharts Cookbook”” is intended for JavaScript developers or other web programmers looking to add charting functionality to their web applications. Some familiarity with web application development would be helpful but is not required.