Shadow and Bone Chapters 1 5

Author: Leigh Bardugo
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
ISBN: 9781466819061
Release Date: 2012-04-20
Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Download Chapters 1-5 in Shadow and Bone, the much anticipated new trilogy by debut author Leigh Bardugo. Surrounded by enemies, the once-great nation of Ravka has been torn in two by the Shadow Fold, a swath of near impenetrable darkness crawling with monsters who feast on human flesh. Now its fate may rest on the shoulders of one lonely refugee. Alina Starkov has never been good at anything. But when her regiment is attacked on the Fold and her best friend is brutally injured, Alina reveals a dormant power that saves his life—a power that could be the key to setting her war-ravaged country free. Wrenched from everything she knows, Alina is whisked away to the royal court to be trained as a member of the Grisha, the magical elite led by the mysterious Darkling. Yet nothing in this lavish world is what it seems. With darkness looming and an entire kingdom depending on her untamed power, Alina will have to confront the secrets of the Grisha...and the secrets of her heart.

Siege and Storm Chapters 1 5

Author: Leigh Bardugo
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
ISBN: 9781466842960
Release Date: 2013-04-09
Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Download the first five chapters of the widely anticipated SIEGE & STORM, book two in The Grisha Trilogy! Darkness never dies... Hunted across the True Sea, haunted by the lives she took on the Fold, Alina must try to make a life with Mal in an unfamiliar land, all while keeping her identity as the Sun Summoner a secret. But she can't outrun her past or her destiny for long. The Darkling has emerged from the Shadow Fold with a terrifying power and a dangerous plan that will test the very boundaries of the natural world. With the help of a notorious privateer, Alina returns to the country she abandoned, determined to fight the forces gathering against Ravka. But as her power grows, Alina slips deeper into the Darkling's game of dark magic and control-and farther away from Mal. Now, she will have to choose between her country, her power, and her heart, or risk losing everything to the oncoming storm.

Middlegame Chapters 1 5

Author: Seanan McGuire
Publisher: Tor.com
ISBN: 9781250245861
Release Date: 2019-02-12
Genre: Fiction

New York Times bestselling and Alex, Nebula, and Hugo-Award-winning author Seanan McGuire introduces readers to a world of amoral alchemy, shadowy organizations, and impossible cities in the standalone fantasy, Middlegame. Read the first five chapters free! Meet Roger. Skilled with words, languages come easily to him. He instinctively understands how the world works through the power of story. Meet Dodger, his twin. Numbers are her world, her obsession, her everything. All she understands, she does so through the power of math. Roger and Dodger aren’t exactly human, though they don’t realize it. They aren’t exactly gods, either. Not entirely. Not yet. Meet Reed, skilled in the alchemical arts like his progenitor before him. Reed created Dodger and her brother. He’s not their father. Not quite. But he has a plan: to raise the twins to the highest power, to ascend with them and claim their authority as his own. Godhood is attainable. Pray it isn’t attained. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Love in the Time of Global Warming Chapters 1 5

Author: Francesca Lia Block
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
ISBN: 9781466847668
Release Date: 2013-06-18
Genre: Young Adult Fiction

"Download the first five chapters of LOVE IN THE TIME OF GLOBAL WARMING by Francesca Lia Block! Seventeen-year-old Penelope (Pen) has lost everything—her home, her parents, and her ten-year-old brother. Like a female Odysseus in search of home, she navigates a dark world full of strange creatures, gathers companions and loses them, finds love and loses it, and faces her mortal enemy. In her signature style, Francesca Lia Block has created a world that is beautiful in its destruction and as frightening as it is lovely. At the helm is Pen, a strong heroine who holds hope and love in her hands and refuses to be defeated. LOVE IN THE TIME OF GLOBAL WARMING by Francesca Lia Block is on sale August 27! "

Exercises in Oral Radiology and Interpretation E Book

Author: Robert P. Langlais
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437726794
Release Date: 2003-12-12
Genre: Medical

An effective study tool for mastering radiography, this valuable question-and-answer book reinforces integral skills including film handling, exposures, and clinical technique. Featuring more than 730 new images, this fourth edition has been expanded to include a broader scope of material, as well as more practice opportunities for answering questions and preparing for examinations. New topics include the coverage of errors seen in radiographs, intraoral and panoramic digital imaging, and infection control/radiation health. A comprehensive review for national and state board examinations is also provided. Radiographs are easy to read and unobscurred, with corresponding line drawings for radiographs that use extensive labeling or arrows. A comprehensive review for national and state board examinations consists of 475 new questions to help readers excel in these career critical tests. A unique writing style and humorous interjections help engage individuals who are studying this difficult topic. Content helps readers learn to recognize and correct errors seen in panoramic radiographs, as well as errors made in film handling and processing. The basic concepts of panoramic digital imaging and intraoral digital imaging are presented to provide a review of digital image techniques and processing. Discussions on radiation health reflect current standards and practices to help identify radiologic and infection control procedures for patient and operator protection. Clinical photographs and questions include the coverage of normal anatomy, intraoral and panoramic clinical technique errors, infection control, and radiation protection. Many case-based questions have been added to enhance critical thinking and provide a real-life component to text content. Goals and Learning Objectives are listed for each part, so readers can keep track of areas that require more review. New figures illustrate the key features more concisely.

Textbook of Veterinary Anatomy E Book

Author: Keith M. Dyce
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437708752
Release Date: 2009-12-03
Genre: Medical

Offering comprehensive coverage of core anatomic concepts, this respected, clinically oriented text is the definitive source for a complete understanding of veterinary anatomy. Gain the working anatomic knowledge that is crucial to your understanding of the veterinary basic sciences, as well as detailed information directly applicable to the care of specific animal species, including dogs, cats, horses, cows, pigs, sheep, goats, and birds. Each chapter includes a conceptual overview that describes the structure and function of an anatomic region, accompanied by new full-color dissection photographs that illustrate the relevance of anatomy to successful veterinary practice. Content is logically organized into two main sections – a general introduction to mammalian anatomy and a region-specific breakdown – to make studying more efficient and ensure greater understanding. Comprehensive, all-in-one coverage of all major species presents everything you need to master anatomic concepts in one text. Focus on essential anatomy of each species delivers just the right level of detail to help you establish a solid foundation for success. For the first time all images in the text appear in full color! This lifelike presentation clarifies anatomic concepts and structures in vibrant detail. Vivid full-color dissection photographs help you translate anatomic knowledge to clinical practice and confidently perform dissection procedures. A companion Evolve Resources website reinforces your understanding and helps you prepare for the NAVLEÒ board exam with 300 exam-style practice questions, a full-color electronic image collection, and more.

Night of the Solstice

Author: L.J. Smith
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780857070517
Release Date: 2010-09-02
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

When Claudia Hodges-Bradley meets a fox, she knows it will be an extraordinary day. Not just any fox, this vixen is the magical familiar of the sorceress Morgana Shee. For years, Morgana has guarded the solitary gate between Earth and the Wildworld, a shimmering parallel universe where legends still live. She alone holds the secret of the mirrors that serve as the last surviving passage to enchantment. But Morgana has been betrayed and imprisoned in the Wildworld, and the fox is determined to recruit Claudia and her siblings for the rescue mission. Armed only with courage and determination, Alys, Charles, Jane and Claudia must save Morgana before the winter solstice, when evil sorcerer Cadel Forge plans to escape the Wildworld and conquer Earth. And with December 21stonly 2 weeks away, there is no time to lose…

Slow Turns the World

Author: Andy Sparrow
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 9781411684089
Release Date: 2013-09
Genre: Fiction

On a world where a day lasts ninety years a new power is rising; a sinister priesthood whose lust for empire reaches to distant shores, ensnaring, simple and unsuspecting people. This is the first novel by award winning filmmaker Andy Sparrow; an absorbing, briskly paced story of one man's odyssey across an alien world. It is an epic journey that takes the reader to frozen wastes, snatches them from the jaws of vengeful sea serpents, and delivers them to dark dreadful chambers where men are tortured in the name of God. It is a story of friendship, love, passion, greed, betrayal, war, corruption and the birth of a new faith that will change a world forever.Readers Comments'The first book for quite a few years that has compelled me to remain up all night. Has all of the ingredients of a top class book - honour, war, religion, greed and passion.''A thrilling adventure story. I continually wanted to see what would happen on the next page.''Amazing, I couldn't put it down.'

The Nobility and Excellence of Women and the Defects and Vices of Men

Author: Lucrezia Marinella
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226505502
Release Date: 2007-11-01
Genre: Social Science

A gifted poet, a women's rights activist, and an expert on moral and natural philosophy, Lucrezia Marinella (1571-1653) was known throughout Italy as the leading female intellectual of her age. Born into a family of Venetian physicians, she was encouraged to study, and, fortunately, she did not share the fate of many of her female contemporaries, who were forced to join convents or were pressured to marry early. Marinella enjoyed a long literary career, writing mainly religious, epic, and pastoral poetry, and biographies of famous women in both verse and prose. Marinella's masterpiece, The Nobility and Excellence of Women, and the Defects and Vices of Men was first published in 1600, composed at a furious pace in answer to Giusepe Passi's diatribe about women's alleged defects. This polemic displays Marinella's vast knowledge of the Italian poetic tradition and demonstrates her ability to argue against authors of the misogynist tradition from Boccaccio to Torquato Tasso. Trying to effect real social change, Marinella argued that morally, intellectually, and in many other ways, women are superior to men.

The Shadow and Bone Trilogy

Author: Leigh Bardugo
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
ISBN: 9781627799546
Release Date: 2015-11-17
Genre: Young Adult Fiction

In a lavish world where darkness reigns and science collides with superstition, Alina Starkov has the power to save her country...but it comes with a price in The Grisha Trilogy by New York Times-bestselling author Leigh Bardugo. Included in this bundle are Shadow and Bone, Siege and Storm, and Ruin and Rising.

Clinical Imaging E Book

Author: Dennis Marchiori
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323071277
Release Date: 2004-12-13
Genre: Medical

This unique chiropractic text takes a pattern approach to differential diagnosis that is rooted in the use of plain film, MRI, and CT in the imaging of the skeletal system, chest, abdomen, brain, and spinal cord. This pattern approach helps bridge the transition from image to differential diagnosis by helping readers recognize patterns of abnormality and develop a list of viable diagnostic possibilities. Coverage also includes an alphabetical listing of disease entities featuring detailed descriptions in a consistent format that lists background, imaging findings, clinical comments, key concepts, and more. Broad coverage of a wide range of imaging topics beyond basic skeletal radiology, such as the chest, abdomen, brain, and spinal cord This comprehensive text is contained in a convenient single volume Emphasizes plain film radiology and integrates it with MRI and CT Combines the utility of a pattern approach to understanding imaging diagnosis with traditional, detailed descriptions of disease entities Features extensive cross referencing from pattern to disease descriptions for quick reference Contains over 3500 high quality photos and illustrations Includes an extensive radiology chapter on physics, with algorithms for improving film quality Offers in-depth coverage of positioning and roentgenometrics Detailed information on traumatic injuries is listed in an easy-to-use table format Features a thorough discussion of disk degeneration and herniations Written by both chiropractors and medical doctors, providing a broader, multidisciplinary perspective Includes a complete glossary of nearly 500 radiological terms Front inside cover contains a pathology quick reference with corresponding figure numbers Contains a helpful listing of radiology mnemonics Improved image quality and larger images More in-depth coverage of congenital and normal variant topics Expanded sections on normal anatomy and film interpretation Includes more MRI patterns All chapters have been completely revised and updated