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The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles
Steven Pressfield

Black Irish Entertainment LLC, 2012

A succinct, engaging, and practical guide for succeeding in any creative sphere, The War of Art is nothing less than Sun-Tzu for the soul. hat keeps so many of us from doing what we long to do? Why is there a naysayer within? How can we avoid the roadblocks of any creative endeavor—be it starting up a dream business venture, writing a novel, or painting a masterpiece? Bestselling novelist Steven Pressfield identif ies the enemy that every one ...
  
  











  



  
War Dogs: Tales of Canine Heroism, History, and Love
Rebecca Frankel

Palgrave Macmillan Trade, 2014

Under the cover of night, deep in the desert of Afghanistan, a US Army handler led a Special Forces patrol with his military working dog. Without warning an insurgent popped up, his weapon raised. At the handler’s command, the dog charged their attacker. There was the flash of steel, the blur of fur, and the sound of a single shot; the handler watched his dog take a bullet. During the weeks it would take the dog to heal, the handler never left ...
  
  











  



  
The Duchess War (The Brothers Sinister Book Book 1)

Courtney Milan, 2012

Miss Minerva Lane is a quiet, bespectacled wallflower, and she wants to keep it that way. After all, the last time she was the center of attention, it ended badly--so badly that she changed her name to escape her scandalous past. Wallflowers may not be the prettiest of blooms, but at least they don't get trampled. So when a handsome duke comes to town, the last thing she wants is his attention. But that is precisely what she gets. Because ...
  
  











  



  
@War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex
Shane Harris

Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014

A surprising, page-turning account of how the wars of the future are already being fought today The United States military currently views cyberspace as the “fifth domain” of warfare (alongside land, air, sea, and space), and the Department of Defense, the National Security Agency, and the CIA all field teams of hackers who can, and do, launch computer virus strikes against enemy targets. In fact, as @WAR shows, U.S. hackers were ...
  
  











  



  
Merkiaari Wars Series: Books 1-3

Impulse Books UK, 2013

This great set contains the first three books of the Merkiaari Wars Series plus an exclusive preview of Operation Breakout, the recently released fourth book of the series: Hard Duty (Book1) Our last encounter with an alien space fleet saw sixteen-point-two billion people killed when the Merkiaari's galactic empire declared war, and sparked an alien invasion of humanity's colony worlds. Thousands of ships, millions of our finest soldier s ...
  
  











  



  
The Slaver Wars: Endgame

Raymond L. Weil Publications LLC, 2014

USA Today Best Selling Author The Federation is pushing the Hocklyns steadily back, but they still vastly outnumber the Humans and their allies by hundreds to one. Fleet Admiral Hedon Streth has to defeat them before they develop newer and more deadly weapons. In a bold move, Hedon comes up with a daring plan to attack the Hocklyn home worlds. If he succeeds, the war will be over and if he fails then the Federation will face imminent defeat. ...
  
  











  



  
Galactic Empire Wars: Emergence (The Galactic Empire Wars Book 2)

Raymond L. Weil Publications LLC, 2014

USA Today Best Selling Author                                     Aliens have destroyed the Earth . They left behind eighteen million survivors who will never forget what has been done to their world. They turn to Mason Randle, who will do everything in his power to see that the Human race survives. Earth can no longer support life . The Moon, Mars, and the asteroids now provide safe havens for the ...
  
  











  



  
The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914
Margaret MacMillan

Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2014

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review • The Economist • The Christian Science Monitor • Bloomberg Businessweek • The Globe and Mail From the bestselling and award-winning author of Paris 1919 comes a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, a fascinating portrait of Europe from 1900 up to the outbreak of World War I.   The century since the end of the Napoleonic wars had been the most ...
  
  











  



  
The Wars of the Roses: The Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors
Dan Jones

Viking Adult, 2014

The author of the New York Times bestseller The Plantagenets chronicles the next chapter in British history—the historical backdrop for Game of Thrones The crown of England changed hands five times over the course of the fifteenth century, as two branches of the Plantagenet dynasty fought to the death for the right to rule. In this riveting follow-up to  The Plantagenets , celebrated historian Dan Jones describes how the ...
  
  











  



  
War Brides
Helen Bryan

Lake Union Publishing, 2012

The National Bestseller With war threatening to spread from Europe to England, the sleepy village of Crowmarsh Priors settles into a new sort of normal: Evacuees from London are billeted in local homes. Nightly air raids become grimly mundane. The tightening vice of rationing curtails every comfort. Men leave to fight and die. And five women forge an unlikely bond of friendship that will change their lives forever. Alice Osbourne, the stolid ...
  
  











  



  
The Colder War: How the Global Energy Trade Slipped from America's Grasp
Marin Katusa

Wiley, 2014

How the massive power shift in Russia threatens the political dominance of the United States There is a new cold war underway, driven by a massive geopolitical power shift to Russia that went almost unnoticed across the globe. In The Colder War: How the Global Energy Trade Slipped from America's Grasp , energy expert Marin Katusa takes a look at the ways the western world is losing control of the energy market, and what can be done about it. ...
  
  











  



  
Tarkin: Star Wars
James Luceno

LucasBooks, 2014

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. . . . Bestselling Star Wars veteran James Luceno gives Grand Moff Tarkin the Star Wars: Darth Plagueis treatment, bringing a legendary character from A New Hope to full, fascinating life. He’s the scion of an honorable and revered family. A dedicated soldier and distinguished legislator. Loyal proponent of the Republic and trusted ally of the Jedi Order. Groomed by the ruthless politician ...
  
  











  



  
The War of the Worlds, 2012

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
  
  











  



  
War, 2011

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Star Wars: Jedi Academy
Jeffrey Brown

Scholastic Inc., 2013

New York Times bestselling author/illustrator Jeffrey Brown takes readers to a middle school in a galaxy far, far away.... This incredible, original story captures all of the humor, awkwardness, fun, and frustrations of middle school--all told through one boy's comics, journal entries, letters, doodles, and newspaper clippings. The setting? A galaxy far, far away... Roan's one dream is to leave home and attend Pilot Academy like his older ...
  
  











  



  
The War of the Worlds
H. G. Wells

Tribeca Books, 2013

H. G. Wells' best-selling classic THE WAR OF THE WORLDS
  
  











  



  
WAR
Sebastian Junger

Twelve, 2011

In WAR , Sebastian Junger ( The Perfect Storm ) turns his brilliant and empathetic eye to the reality of combat--the fear, the honor, and the trust among men in an extreme situation whose survival depends on their absolute commitment to one another. His on-the-ground account follows a single platoon through a 15-month tour of duty in the most dangerous outpost in Afghanistan's Korengal Valley. Through the experiences of these young men at war, ...
  
  











  



  
War Horse
Michael Morpurgo

Scholastic Press, 2010

A powerful tale of war, redemption, and a hero's journey--now available in paperback! In 1914, Joey, a beautiful bay-red foal with a distinctive cross on his nose, is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of the war on the Western Front. With his officer, he charges toward the enemy, witnessing the horror of the battles in France. But even in the desolation of the trenches, Joey's courage touches the soldiers around him and he is able to ...
  
  











  



  
On War
Carl von Clausewitz

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2012

Carl Philipp Gottlieb von Clausewitz (1780-1831) was a Prussian soldier, military historian and military theorist. He is most famous for his military treatise Vom Kriege, translated into English as On War. This volume has been translated from the original German by Colonel J.J. Graham.
  
  











  



  
Star Wars Costumes
Brandon Alinger

Chronicle Books, 2014

Who can forget the first time Darth Vader marched onto Princess Leia's ship, in his black cape and mask? Or the white hard-body suit of the stormtroopers? Or Leia's outfit as Jabba's slave? These costumes—like so many that adorned the characters of that galaxy far, far away—have become iconic. For the first time, the Lucasfilm Archives is granting full access to the original costumes of episodes IV, V, and VI, allowing them to be revealed in ...
  
  











  








   



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