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The Mirror
Marlys Millhiser

Rue Morgue, 1997

Our all-time best-selling book isn't even a vintage mystery but it is perhaps one of the most beloved novels of all time. A 20-year-old Boulder girl stares into her grandmother's Chinese mirror on her wedding day in 1978, faints and comes to in her grandmother's body--in 1900--about to be married to a miner. As she moves through life, even giving birth to her own mother, she becomes known as a fairly decent seer. Had she paid more attention in ...


The Mirror

Luara Chambers, 2014

When Emily Stein's husband dies in an accident on the waves, a strange mirror gives her glimpses at the one she loves.


Batman: The Black Mirror
Scott Snyder

DC Comics, 2013

A NEW YORK TIMES #1 Bestseller In "The Black Mirror," a series of brutal murders pushes Batman's detective skills to the limit and forces him to confront one of Gotham City's oldest evils. Helpless and trapped in the deadly Mirror House, Batman must fight for his life against one of Gotham City's oldest and most powerful evils! Then, in a second story called "Hungry City," the corpse of a killer whale shows up on the floor of one of Gotham ...


The Mirror Empire: Worldbreaker Saga 1
Kameron Hurley

Angry Robot, 2014

On the eve of a recurring catastrophic event known to extinguish nations and reshape continents, a troubled orphan evades death and slavery to uncover her own bloody past... while a world goes to war with itself.  In the frozen kingdom of Saiduan, invaders from another realm are decimating whole cities, leaving behind nothing but ash and ruin. At the heart of this war lie the pacifistic Dhai people, once enslaved by the Saiduan and now courted ...


Jeannie Baker

Candlewick, 2010

An innovative, two-in-one picture book follows a parallel day in the life of two families: one in a Western city and one in a North African village. Somewhere in Sydney, Australia, a boy and his family wake up, eat breakfast, and head out for a busy day of shopping. Meanwhile, in a small village in Morocco, a boy and his family go through their own morning routines and set out to a bustling market. In this ingenious, wordless picture book, ...


The Myth of Mirror Neurons: The Real Neuroscience of Communication and Cognition
Gregory Hickok

W. W. Norton & Company, 2014

An essential reconsideration of one of the most far-reaching theories in modern neuroscience and psychology. In 1992, a group of neuroscientists from Parma, Italy, reported a new class of brain cells discovered in the motor cortex of the macaque monkey. These cells, later dubbed mirror neurons, responded equally well during the monkey’s own motor actions, such as grabbing an object, and while the monkey watched someone else perform similar ...


Mirrors: Stories of Almost Everyone
Eduardo Galeano

Nation Books, 2010

Throughout his career, Eduardo Galeano has turned our understanding of history and reality on its head. Isabelle Allende said his works “invade the reader’s mind, to persuade him or her to surrender to the charm of his writing and power of his idealism.” Mirrors , Galeano’s most ambitious project since Memory of Fire , is an unofficial history of the world seen through history’s unseen, unheard, and forgotten. As Galeano notes: ...


Mirror for Humanity: A Concise Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
Conrad Kottak

McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, 2013

Written by a prominent scholar in the field, Conrad Phillip Kottak, this concise, student-friendly, current introduction to cultural anthropology carefully balances coverage of core topics and contemporary changes in the field. While maintaining its connection with students through relevant examples, the combination of brevity, readability, and trusted content makes Mirror for Humanity a perfect match for cultural anthropology courses that use ...


Suzy Lee

Seven Footer Press, 2010

Stunning in its simplicity and grace, Mirror is visual tour-de-force that requires no words to tell its universal tale. Author and illustrator Suzy Lee masterfully creates a world where a little girl explores and dances — at first cautiously, later exuberantly — with her reflection in the mirror. When discord between the girl and her reflection surfaces, Lee's unforgettable story provides a gentle reminder that our actions have ...


Mirrors (Eyes Wide Open, Book 2)

Outlaw Studios, 2012

Eyes Wide Open is the mind-bending thrill ride from New York Times bestselling author Ted Dekker which can be experienced THREE different ways. You choose: 1. As an episodic story. Read Eyes Wide Open as four shorter sequential "episodes" much like your favorite TV show. The ride starts with IDENTITY which is FREE in ebooks. Think of it as the pilot, offered free. If you like the story, continue with MIRRORS, UNSEEN and the grand finale, ...


Mirror X (Entangled Teen)

Entangled: Teen, 2014

I was born more than a thousand years ago.   Put into a cryogenic tube at age seventeen, forgotten during a holocaust that decimated the world, I've finally been awakened to a more serene and peaceful future.   But things at the hospital are new and strange. And it’s starting to scare me.   Everyone is young. Everyone is banded and tracked. And everyone is keeping secrets.   The cute geneticist Michael Bennett might be the only ...


Mirror Sight: Book Five of Green Rider
Kristen Britain

DAW Hardcover, 2014

Karigan G’ladheon is a Green Rider—a seasoned member of the elite messenger corps of King Zachary of Sacoridia. King Zachary sends Karigan and a contingent of Sacoridians beyond the edges of his nation, into the mysterious Blackveil Forest, which has been tainted with dark magic by a twisted immortal spirit named Mornhavon the Black. At the end of Blackveil , in a magical confrontation against Mornhavon, Karigan is jolted out of ...


Mirror, Mirror
J. D. Robb, Mary Blayney, ...

Jove, 2013

Once upon a time…   …in a world far removed from the days when fairy tales were new, five bestselling authors spin versions that take the classic stories into a new dimension. You’ll recognize Hansel and Gretel, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, and other enduring characters, but they’ll exist in realms beyond your imagination, where the familiar is transformed into the extraordinary and otherworldly. 


Mirror Bible: A selection of key New Testament texts paraphrased from the Greek

Mirror Word Publishing (Kindle Edition by Ten10 Ebooks), 2014

The incarnation is the most accurate and articulate translation. Any sincere student of classical music would sensitively seek to capture and interpret the piece so as not to distract from the original sound of the composition. To form an accurate conclusion in the study of our origin would involve a peering over the Creator's shoulder as it were, in order to gaze through his eyes and marvel at his anticipation. His invisible image and ...


The Mirror
Marlys Millhiser

G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1978

Book Club Edition, A tale more terrifying than Thomas Thron's The Other, a young woman on her wedding eve sees her life turn into a nightmare of supernatural horror in which she is forced to break the most elemental of taboos..... Open it and 'look in the mirror'......


In the Mirror
Kaira Rouda

Real You Publishing Group, 2014

If you knew you may die soon, what choices would you make? From the bestselling author of HERE, HOME, HOPE and ALL THE DIFFERENCE . . . Jennifer Benson has it all: a successful career, a perfect husband, two kids and abundant friendships. The only problem is she may be dying. IN THE MIRROR is the realistic love story about a woman facing a deadly illness, and her loves past and present. It's a story that unfolds with a delightful blend of humor ...


Smoke and Mirrors

Loose Id LLC, 2014

Firefighter Frank “Deck” Dekker was just doing his job when he saved Dr. Naim Moreau’s life, the last thing he expected was to lose his heart! But he can’t resist his quiet, mysterious doctor, nor does he want to. He wants to make a life with Naim--preferably locked away in his apartment worshipping each other like they were meant to be. Because they are. Things aren’t as clear for Naim. His past haunts him to his soul, and he would ...


The Mirror: A History
Sabine Melchoir-Bonnet

Routledge, 2000

This engaging and witty cultural history traces the evolution of the mirror from antiquity to the present day, illustrating its journey from wondrous object to ordinary trinket. With its earliest invention, the mirror allowed us to gaze upon ourselves, bestowing a power both fascinating and terrifying.


In the Mirror, 2013

Four short tales of men who must learn to face life on the other side of the gender gap.


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