books about: epidemic
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
Back Bay Books
The tipping point is that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire. Just as a single sick person can start an epidemic of the flu, so too can a small but precisely targeted push cause a fashion trend, the popularity of a new product, or a drop in the crime rate. This widely acclaimed bestseller, in which Malcolm Gladwell explores and brilliantly illuminates the tipping point ...
It's Not a Diet, It's a Lifestyle!
Aleksandra Kadzielawski, 2014
Diets are not sustainable and often lead to malnutrition. They are hard to follow, encourage a sense of deprivation, and mood swings, only to result in frustration and weight gain. "It’s Not a Diet, It’s a Lifestyle" teaches you how to slowly wean off processed foods, and incorporate nature’s best ingredients into your kitchen. Learn how to transform your current eating habits, retrain your tastebuds, and eliminate cravings by gradually ...
Dark Days (Apocalypse Z)
The electrifying sequel to international best seller Apocalypse Z The Russian-spawned virus that kills swiftly then ghoulishly resurrects its victims as ravenous cannibals has breached international borders. The infernal progression… From outbreak to epidemic and pandemic to sheer panic, the virus has shredded global civilization. Promised safe havens become deathtraps, lawlessness crumbles any remaining symbol of authority, and ...
Pinnacle Books, 2013
Sleeping With The Enemy They hide in mattresses. They wait till you're asleep. They rise in the dead of night to feast on your blood. They can multiply by the hundreds in less than a week. They are one of the most loathsome, hellish species to ever grace God's green earth. Thought to be eradicated decades ago, thanks to global travel they're back. And with them comes a nightmare beyond imagining. Bed bugs. Infected with a plague virus so ...
Adrenal Fatigue: The 21st Century Stress Syndrome
This is an incredibly informative and reader-friendly book about a common debilitating medical condition that goes largely undiagnosed and untreated. ADRENAL FATIGUE: The 21st Century Stress Syndrome is a very empowering work cram-packed with vital information about a condition that very likely affects millions of people.
Apocalypse Z: The Beginning of the End
The dead rise… A mysterious incident in Russia, a blip buried in the news—it’s the only warning humanity receives that civilization will soon be destroyed by a single, voracious virus that creates monsters of men. Humanity falls… A lawyer, still grieving over the death of his young wife, begins to write as a form of therapy. Bur he never expected that his anonymous blog would ultimately record humanity’s last days. The end ...
Coulson's Wife (The Coulson Series Book 1)
Robeth Publishing, LLC, 2014
The beginning of the Coulson Empire, 1918: Mary Ellen's father didn't trade her for a house-exactly. Marrying the wealthy and handsome Randall Coulson is not something Mary Ellen wants to do, but being the obedient daughter she agrees to the marriage. Randall Coulson wants Mary Ellen for one reason-to give him sons. He has no desire to form a bond of love or friendship with his young bride. His own heart is already taken. A bittersweet story ...
The Jakarta Pandemic: Prequel to The Perseid Collapse Post Apocalyptic Series
Stribling Media, 2013
The Jakarta Pandemic: The People's Republic of China announces strict travel restrictions... Indonesia goes dark... Cases of an uncategorized influenza virus appear in major cities around the globe... Department of Health and Human Services officials claim that measures have been taken to safeguard the American public... Most ignore the warnings... Few prepare... Alex Fletcher, Iraq War veteran, has read the ...
Laurie Halse Anderson
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
During the summer of 1793, Mattie Cook lives above the family coffee shop with her widowed mother and grandfather. Mattie spends her days avoiding chores and making plans to turn the family business into the finest Philadelphia has ever seen. But then the fever breaks out. Disease sweeps the streets, destroying everything in its path and turning Mattie's world upside down. At her feverish mother's insistence, Mattie flees the city with her ...
Fireblood (Whispers from Mirrowen)
Tyrus of Kenatos has made it his life’s work to banish the plagues that ravage the kingdoms. He believes the answer to ending the devastation lies in the Scourgelands. Yet, Tyrus’s first expedition into the cursed woods failed after being defeated by mysterious minions who stalked and killed most of his band. Now a prisoner in his own tower, Tyrus has summoned his nephew Annon—a Druidecht possessing innate magic called the fireblood—on ...
An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793 (Newbery Honor Book)
1793, Philadelphia. The nation's capital and the largest city in North America is devastated by an apparently incurable disease, cause unknown . . . In a powerful, dramatic narrative, critically acclaimed author Jim Murphy describes the illness known as yellow fever and the toll it took on the city's residents, relating the epidemic to the major social and political events of the day and to 18th-century medical beliefs and practices. Drawing ...
A haunting tale of human resilience in the face of unrelieved horror, Camus' novel about a bubonic plague ravaging the people of a North African coastal town is a classic of twentieth-century literature.
Herbal Antivirals: Natural Remedies for Emerging & Resistant Viral Infections
Stephen Harrod Buhner
Storey Publishing, LLC
Take control of your health! Emerging viruses are becoming more virile and aggressive, and traditional medications are becoming less effective against them. In this companion to the best-selling Herbal Antibiotics, Stephen Harrod Buhner offers in-depth instructions on how to prepare and use herbal formulations to strengthen the immune system and treat viral infections such as SARS, influenza, and encephalitis.
1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
Charles C. Mann
In this groundbreaking work of science, history, and archaeology, Charles C. Mann radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of Columbus in 1492. Contrary to what so many Americans learn in school, the pre-Columbian Indians were not sparsely settled in a pristine wilderness; rather, there were huge numbers of Indians who actively molded and influenced the land around them. The astonishing Aztec capital of ...
Putnam Juvenile, 2014
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane comes a chilling mystery— Prep meets The Crucible . It’s senior year at St. Joan’s Academy, and school is a pressure cooker. College applications, the battle for valedictorian, deciphering boys’ texts: Through it all, Colleen Rowley and her friends are expected to keep it together. Until they can’t. First it’s the school’s queen bee, ...
The Walking Dead: Something To Fear, Vol. 17
The world we knew is gone. The world of commerce and frivolous necessity has been replaced by a world of survival and responsibility. An epidemic of apocalyptic proportions has swept the globe, causing the dead to rise and feed on the living. In a matter of months society has crumbled: no government, no grocery stores, no mail delivery, no cable TV. In a world ruled by the dead, the survivors are forced to finally start living. In this volume of ...
A Place at the Table: A Novel
From Susan Rebecca White, award-winning author of A Soft Place to Land and Bound South , comes a breathtaking story of three richly nuanced outcasts whose paths converge in a chic Manhattan café as they realize they must give up everything they thought they knew to find a home at last. Alice Stone is famous for the homemade southern cuisine she serves at Café Andres and her groundbreaking cookbook, but her past is a mystery to all who know ...
The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic--and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the ...
A National Bestseller, a New York Times Notable Book, and an Entertainment Weekly Best Book of the Year It's the summer of 1854, and London is just emerging as one of the first modern cities in the world. But lacking the infrastructure-garbage removal, clean water, sewers-necessary to support its rapidly expanding population, the city has become the perfect breeding ground for a terrifying disease no one knows how to cure. As the cholera ...
A New World: Untold Stories
The sun touches the horizon… A hush before the storm… The sun set as it had every other day. Then night fell and the world ended. For many, it was a long, slow, lingering death. For others, it came quickly, full of terror and agony. Few survived. The ones that did watched the setting sun with a rising panic. Out of the ashes of humankind’s demise rose the night runners. They were death loping down darkened streets, their shrieks ...
The Darkest Minds: Never Fade (Darkest Minds Novel, A)
Disney Hyperion, 2013
Ruby never asked for the abilities that almost cost her her life. Now she must call upon them on a daily basis, leading dangerous missions to bring down a corrupt government and breaking into the minds of her enemies. Other kids in the Children''s League call Ruby "Leader", but she knows what she really is: a monster. When Ruby is entrusted with an explosive secret, she must embark on her most dangerous mission yet: leaving the Children''s ...
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