Skeleton Construction in Buildings With Numerous Practical Illustrations of High Buildings

Author: William Harvey Birkmire
Publisher: Goldberg Press
ISBN: 1446073726
Release Date: 2011-07
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Skirting Traditions Arizona Women Writers and Journalists 1912 2012

Author: Arizona Press Women
Publisher: Wheatmark, Inc.
ISBN: 9781604945973
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

"These short biographies of twenty-eight female writers and journalists from Arizona span the one hundred years since Arizona became the forty-eighty state in the Union. They capture the emotions, the monumental and often overlooked events, and the prioneering spirit of women whose lives are now part of Arizona history" -- Cover p. [4].

Skin Care Express

Author: KnowIt Express
Publisher: N2K Publication
ISBN:
Release Date: 2016-07-15
Genre:

Get on the EXPRESS for "Skin Care" Know How to Take Care of Your Skin Can you guess what is the largest organ of your body? Nope, not your liver, which is the biggest INTERNAL organ nevertheless, but not the largest of them all. Give up? It's your skin! Yes, that's right. It's an excretory organ on its own responsible for waste such as urea and sodium to leave your body through its sweat pores. Just when you thought the skin was all about appearance...and that's certainly true, but it goes much more skin deep than that. Your skin is your body's vital first line of defense. It protects you from all the tiny microscopic organisms in the air and toxin and other pollution within the environment. Now on to the obvious of more or less why you want to take care of your skin: you want to appear and be attractive, increase your self-esteem and confidence, or get ahead professionally in life as people tend to favor better-looking people than those who are less polished in appearance. Overall, you just want to have healthy beautiful skin because your skin is also an indicator of your health. They say real beauty comes from the inside out - well, the outside is the reflection of your inside. If your internal health is bad, that will show outwardly through your skin, and vice versa. Now that you know how your skin is much more than about looking good and even why skin care is necessary, it's time to actually start taking care of your skin! By taking the "Skin Care Express," your destination includes: - How to figure out what's your skin type and how to take care of each one of them. - How to clear up and rejuvenate your skin like brand new starting from the inside out. - How to protect your skin from the daily stress of environment to fight premature aging. - How to enhance your skin immediately when you want to look your absolute best now. - How to maintain healthy skin for years to come based on your age and best practices. - Also, personalized hands-on exercises and applications to put everything into action on how to take care of your skin. ...and much more. Take care of your skin, and IT will take care of you.

Slavic Tales Myths

Author: Dmitriy Kushnir
Publisher: Dmitry Kouchnir
ISBN: 9781518730726
Release Date: 2015-10-22
Genre: Social Science

The tales of folklore in this book will take you thousands of years into the past. You will be able to discover: how our Ancestors lived, how and why they migrated, who their heroes were, who their villains were and who they honored and praised. You will also learn, who our Ancestors were in friendship with, and who they battled on daily basis. These are folklore tales of endurance, honor, love and betrayal for those, who are seeking knowledge. These are not fairytales for children.

Skipping Stones at the Center of the Earth

Author: Andy Hueller
Publisher: Cedar Fort
ISBN: 1462101054
Release Date: 2011-08-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

On a forgotten island at the center of the earth, twelve-year-old Cal Cobble lives at an orphanage evading a bully, avoiding all thought of the nearby prison, and dreaming of finding his father, until he meets the mysterious Mr. E and everything changes.

Skimmin Stones

Author: Nicholas P. Murray
Publisher: Master Publishing
ISBN: 9789966158918
Release Date: 2012-07-02
Genre: Fiction

From the mind and mouth of thirteen-year-old D'arcy Finnigan, Skimmin' Stones recounts life in Ireland in turbulent times. It is 1979 and young D'arcy struggles to understand the adult world into which he will soon be thrown. His best friends Mucky (the eejit) and Pinky (the brain) are of little help and struggle with family matters of their own. Issues of love and death, loyalty and deceit, rule the day. It is down by the river that these three friends will iron out the turmoil of their lives and cast the mold of the men they wish to be. A runaway day in Dublin is what it takes to make or break their dreams. Set against the backdrop of a struggling and troubled Ireland, Skimmin' Stones races at a great pace. It is a humorous, poignant, and fearless account of those times. If you remember Joe Mannix, Thin Lizzy, Six Million Dollar Man, learning how to kiss, or white creases down the front of your flared blue jeans, then this is a book for you.

Sleeping with Beauty

Author: Donna Kauffman
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 9780553901641
Release Date: 2005-06-28
Genre: Fiction

At twenty-eight, elementary-school teacher Lucy Harper still feels more like a wallflower than the sex goddess she knows is trapped inside her. In fact, she can barely remember the last time she actually had sex. She claims she’s content with her life, but she doesn’t even realize she’s slipping into a coma–a sex coma, that is. Until It arrives: the invitation to her ten-year high school reunion. Lucy’s childhood pals Jana and Grady are baffled by her decision to attend. But they’ve managed to put geek-hood behind them. This may be Lucy’s last chance to lose her loser reputation and knock her ex-classmates’ socks off–thanks to the modern-day fairy godmothers at Glass Slipper, Inc. For a not-so-small fee, they promise to bring out the princess in any woman. If only Lucy’s friends were more supportive, especially Grady. After all, he loves her like a sister. Doesn’t he? Soon Lucy is under the scrutiny of eccentric self-made diva Vivian dePalma. And the diagnosis is dour: Lucy has slipped into the final stage of Sleeping Beauty Syndrome–meaning her love life is near death. Can Vivian rouse her in time for the reunion? And will a kiss from her teen crush really be enough to awaken her? For Lucy hasn’t quite opened her eyes to one important truth: the soul mate she’s been dreaming of has never left her side. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Skittle the Orphan Racehorse and Other Race Horse Tales

Author: Carol Parks Morrison
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 9781496925886
Release Date: 2014-07-25
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

This book about young colts and fillies learning to be race horses takes place on a small farm in Indiana. The farm has a half-mile training track surrounded by a woods pasture, hay fields, and various small lots used for keeping the horses outdoors. It has one main horse barn with stalls for training the horses, a second large white barn for equipment and hay, and a small shed with extra stalls. The farm is owned by Pops and his wife Grams. Many of the stories relate to the work Pops does with the horses. Pops has broodmares who give birth to their colts in early spring. Grams, Pops’ usual helper, leads the mares while he begins breaking their colts to lead, drive, and prepare for racing. The main character for these stories is Liz, their granddaughter, who lives on the next farm, a small distance from Pops’ race barn. Liz loves the horses, especially the foals. She enjoys naming them and talking to them. Liz has many adventures with Pops and writes letters to tell her cousins what is happening at the farm. One mare and her four fillies born over a four-year period give Pops all he can handle. Their individual habits and unusual personalities present interesting situations. Pops wanted horses with spunk, and they pour it out daily. Pops must fully concentrate to overcome their habits and train them properly. Liz grows up knowing happiness and excitement, as well as sadness and heartache. These young colts and the mares who mother them present all sorts of life lessons for Pops, Grams, and especially for young Liz. This book tells Liz’s story as she lives near Pops’ farm, knowing these lively horses. The farm is owned by Pops and his wife Grams. Many of the stories relate to the work Pops does with the horses. Pops has broodmares who give birth to their colts in early spring. Grams, Pops’ usual helper, leads the mares while he begins breaking their colts to lead, drive, and prepare for racing. The main character for these stories is Liz, their granddaughter, who lives on the next farm, a small distance from Pops’ race barn. Liz loves the horses, especially the foals. She enjoys naming them and talking to them. Liz has many adventures with Pops and writes letters to tell her cousins what is happening at the farm. One mare and her four fillies born over a four-year period give Pops all he can handle. Their individual habits and unusual personalities present interesting situations. Pops wanted horses with spunk, and they pour it out daily. Pops must fully concentrate to overcome their habits and train them properly. Liz grows up knowing happiness and excitement, as well as sadness and heartache. These young colts and the mares who mother them present all sorts of life lessons for Pops, Grams, and especially for young Liz. This book tells Liz’s story as she lives near Pops’ farm, knowing these lively horses.

Skip Beat

Author: Yoshiki Nakamura
Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
ISBN: 9781421569390
Release Date: 2013-09-03
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

After failing her audition, Kyoko has just about given up on her revenge--until Sho shows up at the gas station where she works and doesn't even recognize her! With her desire for vengeance rekindled, Kyoko goes back to the talent agency and gets assigned to the new "Love Me Section." There, she can earn points for good behavior, and if she earns enough, the agency will back her debut! The only problem is that she has to do whatever they tell her to! Will her first assignment be her last? -- VIZ Media

Slay it with Flowers

Author: Kate Collins
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101118276
Release Date: 2005-03-01
Genre: Fiction

Law school drop-out-turned-flower shop owner Abby Knight has been asked to be a bridesmaid by her cousin. But before the couple says "I do," a groomsman disappears-and another member of the wedding party is found dead. Abby has to hurry down an aisle of suspects to unveil the truth-and make sure the bride still gets to the church on time.

Skeleton Women

Author: Hanzo Adem
Publisher: dgfhj
ISBN:
Release Date: 2012-01-01
Genre:

Once upon a time in China, the most beautiful and gifted women were known as "skeleton women"—the ultimate femme fatales who could bring a man to his knees, or to his doom... When Camilla, a young orphan girl in Shanghai, is adopted and brought to live in luxury, it seems like a stroke of luck. But as Camilla grows to womanhood, she realizes that her "rescue" was part of gang leader Big Brother Wang's scheme. Camilla is trained in singing, dancing, knife-throwing and contortion—all to attract the attention of Wang's enemy, the ruthless Master Lung. Forced to become Master Lung's mistress, Camilla meets two other intriguing women. Shadow is a magician and rival for Master Lung's affections, while Rainbow Chang dresses like a man and wields power through her incendiary gossip column. Both pose risks to Camilla's safety and status. But an even greater danger comes in the form of Master Lung's eldest son, Jinying, who despises his father's violent lifestyle—but loves Camilla. Only by plotting to eliminate Lung can she make her escape, but at what cost? Mingmei Yip, author of Peach Blossom Pavilion and Song of the Silk Road, has created a captivating story filled with intrigue and opulence, peopled with extraordinary characters impossible to forget.