Description : In How to Lose a Marathon, Joel Cohen takes readers on a step-by-step journey from being a couch potato to being a couch potato who can finish a marathon. Through a hilarious combination of running tips, narrative, illustrations, and infographics, Cohen breaks down the misery that is forcing yourself to run. From chafing to the best times to run, explaining the phenomenon known as the “Oprah Line,” and exposing the torture that is a premarathon expo, Cohen acts as your satirical guide to every aspect of the runner’s experience. Offering both real advice and genuine commiseration with runners of all skill levels, How to Lose a Marathon lets you know that even if you believe that the “runner’s high” is a complete myth, you can still survive all 26.2 miles of a marathon.
Description : Imagine?Not being able to move from your shoulders down, lying in the same bed, in the same room, 24 hours a day for over 12 years!Lost in Illusion is a candid and informative personal account of living with Multiple Sclerosis. Special emphasis is placed on many of the popular issues hitting the media now, such as medical mistakes, neglect and even abuse of the sick and disabled in our country today.Are you or a loved one suffering from a disease? Have you been told that there is nothing else you can do for this disease? Have you exhausted all resources and have been unable to come up with any answers? Do you need more information on where to go, how to get there, and which doctors to see for cutting-edge treatment? Do you need to know more about the promising hope of stem cell therapy?If you answered ?yes? to one or more of these questions, then Lost in Illusion is a MUST READ!
Description : "Greg Dybec is the quirky, neurotic, funny little brother I never had. The Art of Living Other People's Lives is a terrific collection of relatable, hilarious stories." -- Jen Mann, New York Times bestselling author of People I Want to Punch in the Throat When he isn't responsible for pleasing tens of millions of online readers a month as the managing editor of Elite Daily, Greg Dybec worries about rent, sex, love, family, and--the most millennial topic of them all--a desire to leave a legacy. In The Art of Living Other People's Lives, Greg delivers a funny, brash, insightful collection of stories on becoming a pick-up artist to get over an ex-girlfriend, late-night adventures with his Uber drivers, a writing gig about men's underwear, and so much more. Whether he's learning to hashtag from his tech-savvy mom, pestering Mark Cuban for life advice, or eavesdropping on strangers for story ideas, Greg takes readers on a hilariously neurotic and self-analytical journey that explores the struggle of balancing his plugged-in persona with his real-world self. Along the way, he--and you--might discover that life is a whole lot simpler online.
Description : After a disastrous chance encounter with a twin he never knew, Chevelle is left unsettled and vulnerable just in time to become pawn to a killer for hire who happens to be the world's oldest dhampir. This new master spirits Chevelle away to Japan and forces him to learn who and what he is: a dhampir, the bastard son of a vampire, with the power to see the future.
Description : A must-have recipe book for building software Perhaps you can relate to this all-too common scenario: you know all about your software product?but could do with some help in understanding the strategic side of things. If so, this book is the one-stop resource you'll need in order to become a successful software entrepreneur. Patterns expert Allan Kelly provides you with the step-by-step route that needs to be followed in order to understand business strategy and operations. Each chapter starts out with a solid introduction and theoretical overview, which is then further illustrated with patterns and case studies, all aimed at helping you move into the management of software. Teaches you the ropes of business strategy and operations for software Places special emphasis on the patterns for those who make software for sale Addresses patterns philosophy, patterns strategies, business strategy patterns, and software company lifecycle Shares practical tools, tips, and examples of best practices so you can see how each specific pattern fits in and needs to be implemented. Business Patterns for Software Development divulges strategies, operations, and structures for building successful software.
Description : Work hard, play hard. That's Candy Calder's motto. Even so, she never thought impressing her boss hottie Matt Rockwell would mean playing harder than ever! Instead of wowing him by working at the beach, they're hitting a sexy festival exploring the subtleties of networking. Worse, Matt's steamy looks are so tempting she can't keep her hands off him! Sex with the boss is not the way to get promoted, so she makes him swear their fun in the sun will end with the holiday. But come Monday, will she be able to put this wild fling behind them?
Description : Book 4 of the After series—newly revised and expanded, Anna Todd's After fanfiction racked up 1 billion reads online and captivated readers across the globe. Experience the internet's most talked-about book for yourself from the writer Cosmopolitan called “the biggest literary phenomenon of her generation.” Tessa and Hardin have defied all the odds, but will their fairy tale ending be turned on its head? AFTER EVER HAPPY...Life will never be the same. #HESSA It’s never been all rainbows and sunshine for Tessa and Hardin, but each new challenge they’ve faced has only made their passionate bond stronger and stronger. But when a revelation about the past shakes Hardin’s inpenetrable façade to the core—and then Tessa suffers a tragedy—will they stick together again, or be torn apart? As the shocking truth about each of their families emerges, it’s clear the two lovers are not so different from each other. Tessa is no longer the sweet, simple, good girl she was when she met Hardin—any more than he is the cruel, moody boy she fell so hard for. Tessa understands all the troubling emotions brewing beneath Hardin’s exterior, and she knows she’s the only one who can calm him when he erupts. He needs her. But the more layers of his past come to light, the darker he grows, and the harder he pushes Tessa—and everyone else in his life—away. Tessa’s not sure if she really can save him—not without sacrificing herself. She refuses to go down without a fight. But who is she fighting for—Hardin or herself?
Description : A very ordinary man wakes up in an African police cell. He has no idea how he got there, nor why hes there. Hes tortured for information about which he has no idea, and then hes threatened with execution. When British Consular staff ignore his pleas for help because of a trade deal, he realizes that the only person who is going to help him, is himself. Its towards the end of the 1980s and all this is happening in the middle of a very unstable Zaire that is about to descend into civil war. He knows that to survive, he must escape. This he does, but only by killing some of his guards in the process. He on foot, in the middle of nowhere and everyone wants him dead; and now he must find out why hes Zaires Public Enemy No1, if he wants to clear his name and return to a normal life.