books about: reaches
NZ ePenguin, 2014
Award-winning author Laurence Fearnley's brilliant ninth novel, Reach, explores modern relationships and where loyalties lie when families are broken and scattered. 'One of the reasons she was attracted to etchings was the deep, rich, black of the oily ink. A good layer of black ink was fathomless, like the sky or the sea at night. It was black as the unconscious mind, full of life but beyond reach.' Quinn is a self-absorbed artist living with ...
Halo: The Fall of Reach
The Definitive Edition to the First and Bestselling Halo Novel, Including Twenty-seven Pages of New Material *** Legends are not simply born...they are willed into existence. Humanity has expanded beyond the Sol System. There are hundreds of planets we now call "home." The United Nations Space Command now struggles to control this vast empire. After exhausting all strategies to keep seething insurrections from exploding into interplanetary ...
Annihilation: A Novel (The Southern Reach Trilogy)
Area X has been cut off from the rest of the continent for decades. Nature has reclaimed the last vestiges of human civilization. The first expedition returned with reports of a pristine, Edenic landscape; the second expedition ended in mass suicide, the third expedition in a hail of gunfire as its members turned on one another. The members of the eleventh expedition returned as shadows of their former selves, and within weeks, all had died of ...
Acceptance: A Novel (The Southern Reach Trilogy)
It is winter in Area X, the mysterious wilderness that has defied explanation for thirty years, rebuffing expedition after expedition, refusing to reveal its secrets. As Area X expands, the agency tasked with investigating and overseeing it--the Southern Reach--has collapsed on itself in confusion. Now one last, desperate team crosses the border, determined to reach a remote island that may hold the answers they've been seeking. If they fail, ...
Area X: The Southern Reach Trilogy: Annihilation; Authority; Acceptance
In time for the holidays, a single-volume hardcover edition that brings together the three volumes of the Southern Reach Trilogy, which were originally published as paperback originals in February, May, and September 2014. Annihilation is the first volume in Jeff VanderMeer’s Southern Reach trilogy, Authority is the second, and Acceptance is the third. Area X—a remote and lush terrain—has been cut off from the rest of the ...
Authority: A Novel (The Southern Reach Trilogy)
After thirty years, the only human engagement with Area X—a seemingly malevolent landscape surrounded by an invisible border and mysteriously wiped clean of all signs of civilization—has been a series of expeditions overseen by a government agency so secret it has almost been forgotten: the Southern Reach. Following the tumultuous twelfth expedition chronicled in Annihilation , the agency is in complete disarray. John ...
Reach for the Summit
Three Rivers Press
Pat Summitt, head coach of the Tennessee Lady Vols, is a phenomenon in women's basketball. Her ferociously competitive teams have won three NCAA championships in a row--1996, 1997, and 1998. The 1997-98 Lady Vols posted a historic 39-0 record, prompting the New York Times , among many others, to proclaim them "the best women's college team ever." Now, in this groundbreaking motivational book, Pat Summitt presents her formula for success, ...
When You Reach Me (Yearling Newbery)
This remarkable novel holds a fantastic puzzle at its heart. By sixth grade, Miranda and her best friend, Sal, know how to navigate their New York City neighborhood. They know where it's safe to go, and they know who to avoid. Like the crazy guy on the corner. But things start to unravel. Sal gets punched by a kid on the street for what seems like no reason, and he shuts Miranda out of his life. The apartment key that Miranda's mom keeps ...
Reach for Tomorrow (Arthur C. Clarke Collection: Short Stories)
This collection of short stories brings numerous lesser-known works from the world's foremost master of science fiction together for the first time. Reach for Tomorrow includes twelve highly memorable stories. Included is "Rescue Party," a short story that may have served as an origin story for the renowned Rama series. As a cross-section of Clarke's work, Reach For Tomorrow is astonishingly diverse. Readers will find tales ranging in ...
Reach for the Stars: and Other Advice for Life’s Journey
Reach for the Stars is a wonderful way to encourage and congratulate those, regardless of age, who are celebrating a milestone…and feel ready to SPREAD THEIR WINGS AND FLY! The young hero of Serge Bloch’s delightful Butterflies in My Stomach is back, along with his loyal dog Roger. Having mastered the first day of school, the two are embarking further on the perilous journey of life. Like all of us, they encounter many FORKS IN THE ...
The Reach of a Chef: Professional Cooks in the Age of Celebrity
The author of The Soul of a Chef looks at the new role of the chef in contemporary culture For his previous explorations into the restaurant kitchen and the men and women who call it home, Michael Ruhlman has been described by Anthony Bourdain as ?the greatest living writer on the subject of chefs?and on the business of preparing food.? In The Reach of a Chef , Ruhlman examines the profound shift in American culture that has raised ...
The Reach of Rome: A Journey Through the Lands of the Ancient Empire, Following a Coin
Rizzoli Ex Libris
In this unconventional and accessible history, Italian best-seller Alberto Angela literally follows the money to map the reach and power of the Roman Empire. To see a map of the Roman Empire at the height of its territorial expansion is to be struck by its size, stretching from Scotland to Kuwait, from the Sahara to the North Sea. What was life like in the Empire, and how were such diverse peoples and places united under one rule? The Reach of ...
McGraw-Hill’s 3 Evolve Reach (HESI) A2 Practice Tests
McGraw-Hills 3 Evolve Reach (HESI) A2 Practice Tests offers 3 full-length A2 practice tests just like the real exam, with answers and complete explanations for every question. The tests simulate the real exam in content, question format, and level of difficulty. Students get intensive practice with A2-style questions in English language, mathematics, and science
Nashville - Part One - Ready to Reach ( A New Adult Contemporary Romance)
Fence Free Entertainment, LLC, 2012
A New Adult Contemporary Romance set in the heart of country music. . .Nashville. Readers who have enjoyed the emotional stories of authors like Colleen Hoover may enjoy this live-your-dream story where "Inglath Cooper draws you in with her words and her amazing characters. It is a joy to pick up these books. There is just the right amount of love and romance with the perfect dose of reality. The dialogue is relatable and you just fall in ...
Reach Me (Wrecked Book 4)
J.L. Mac Books, 2014
It’s a well-known fact that single parenting doesn’t allow for much dating. Over the past nine years, Lindsay Fuller’s heart has been monopolized by her son, Trey, and she’s perfectly content with that. But with her 30th birthday looming like a black cloud, Lindsay worries that her chances at a happily ever after are next to nil. After all, she’s no sorority girl. She’s no supermodel, either. She’s a Plain Jane single mom with a ...
Targeted: How Technology Is Revolutionizing Advertising and the Way Companies Reach Consumers
Far from the catchy television spots and sleek magazine spreads are the comparatively modest ads that pop up on websites and in Internet searches. But don't be fooled - online advertising is exploding. Growing at a compound annual rate near 20 per cent, it is now the second-largest advertising channel in the United States. Part history, part guidebook, part prediction for the future, Targeted tells the story of the companies, individuals, and ...
Succeed: How We Can Reach Our Goals
Heidi Grant Halvorson Ph.D.
Do you ever wonder why Asian students are able to achieve so much more than their American counterparts? Even very smart, very accomplished people are very bad at understanding why they succeed or fail. In Succeed , award-winning social psychologist Heidi Grant Halvorson offers counterintuitive insights, illuminating stories, and science-based information that can help anyone: Set a goal to pursue even in the face of adversity ...
How to Reach and Teach Children with Challenging Behavior (K-8): Practical, Ready-to-Use Interventions That ...
Interventions for students who exhibit challenging behavior Written by behavior specialists Kaye Otten and Jodie Tuttle--who together have 40 years of experience working with students with challenging behavior in classroom settings--this book offers educators a practical approach to managing problem behavior in schools. It is filled with down-to-earth advice, ready-to-use forms, troubleshooting tips, recommended resources, and teacher-tested ...
Reach for the Sky: The Story of Douglas Bader, Legless Ace of the Battle of Britain (Bluejacket Books)
Naval Institute Press
Douglas Bader was a legend in his lifetime. After losing both legs in an air crash in 1931 and being dismissed as a cripple by the Royal Air Force, he fought his way back into the cockpit of a Spitfire to become one of the great heroes of the Battle of Britain. This inspiring biography of the famous World War II fighter pilot, first published in 1954, has a following of faithful readers who come back to the book time and again to re-read, share ...
Reach for Infinity
An original collection of new short science fiction from the biggest and most exciting names in the genre. The latest in the Infinities collections edited and comissioned by multiple award-winning anthologist Jonathan Strahan. What happens when humanity reaches out into the vastness of space? The brightest names in SF contribute new orginal fiction to this amazing anothology from master editor Jonathan Strahan. Including new work by Alastair ...
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