The House of Mirth (Twentieth-Century Classics)

Author Edith Wharton ISBN-10 0140187294 ISBN-13 9780140187298 Year 1993-05-01 Pages 368 Language English Publisher Penguin Classics Download Link Click Here A black comedy of manners about vast wealth and a woman who can define herself only through the perceptions of others The beautiful Lily Bart lives among the nouveaux riches of New York City people whose millions were made in railroads shipping land speculation and banking In this morally and aesthetically bankrupt world Lily age twenty nine seeks a husband who can satisfy her cravings for endless admiration and all the trappings of wealth But her quest comes to a scandalous end when she is accused of being the mistress of a wealthy man Exiled from her familiar world of artificial conventions Lily finds life impossible For more than seventy years Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English speaking world With more than 1 700 titles Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors as well as up to date translations by award winning translators

A Fine Romance: Falling in Love with the English Countryside

Author Susan Branch ISBN-10 0996044043 ISBN-13 9780996044042 Year 2017-06-30 Pages 272 Language English Publisher Spring Street Publishing Download Link Click Here A Fine Romance Falling in Love with the English Countryside is travel writing at its best by Susan Branch New York Timesbest selling author This charming book is part love story part travel guide ahand written and watercolored diary journal of Branch s six day transatlantic crossing on board the Queen Mary 2 and a two month ramble through the backroads of rural England There are over three hundred photos countless watercolor illustrations wonderful quotes recipes a book list a movie list hand drawn maps and so much more Travel with Susan as she makes her way through wildflower hedgerows to visit the homes and gardens of her literary and artistic heroes including Beatrix Potter and Jane Austen It s a travel guide that will help you plan a trip of your own lovely for the armchair traveler because Susan really does take you there and perfect for all Downton Abbey anglophiles When you are finished go to Susan s website where there is an interactive Appendix to the book you can experience driving across the Dales with Susan…

507 Mechanical Movements: Mechanisms and Devices (Dover Science Books)

Author Henry T. Brown ISBN-10 0486443604 ISBN-13 9780486443607 Year 2005-08-15 Pages 96 Language English Publisher Dover Publications Download Link Click Here Epicyclic trains oblique rollers trip hammers and lazy tongs are among the ingenious mechanisms defined and illustrated in this intriguing collection Spanning the first century of the Industrial Revolution this 1868 compilation features simplified concise illustrations of the mechanisms used in hydraulics steam engines pneumatics presses horologes and scores of other machines The movements of each of the 507 mechanisms are depicted in drawings on the left hand page and the facing page presents a brief description of the item s use and operation Ranging from simple to intricately complex the mechanisms offer a fascinating view of the variety of small components that constitute complex machinery A detailed index provides easy reference to specific mechanisms Inventors tinkerers and anyone with an interest in the history of invention and technology will find this volume a treasury of information and inspiration

Frankenstein

Author Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley ISBN-10 1545329826 ISBN-13 9781545329825 Year 2017-04-13 Pages 138 Language English Publisher CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Download Link Click Here Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus is a novel written by English author Mary Shelley that tells the story of Victor Frankenstein a young scientist who creates a grotesque but sapient creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment Shelley started writing the story when she was 18 and the first edition of the novel was published anonymously in London in 1818 when she was 20 Her name first appeared on the second edition published in France in 1823 The novel Frankenstein is written in epistolary form documenting a fictional correspondence between Captain Robert Walton and his sister Margaret Walton Saville Walton is a failed writer and captain who sets out to explore the North Pole and expand his scientific knowledge in hopes of achieving fame During the voyage the crew spots a dog sled driven by a gigantic figure A few hours later the crew rescues a nearly frozen and emaciated man named Victor Frankenstein Frankenstein has been in pursuit of the gigantic man observed by Walton s crew Frankenstein starts to recover from his exertion he sees in…

Paint by Sticker Kids: Zoo Animals: Create 10 Pictures One Sticker at a Time!

Author Workman Publishing ISBN-10 0761189602 ISBN-13 9780761189602 Year 2016-09-20 Pages 34 Language English Publisher Workman Publishing Company Download Link Click Here Find the sticker peel the sticker place the sticker And sticker by sticker a koala appears Or an elephant frog red panda puffin peacock snake giraffe tiger or gorilla And no mess to clean up Designed for children ages 5 and up Paint by Sticker Kids Zoo Animals uses low poly arta computer style that renders 3 D images out of polygon shapesand removable color stickers so that kids can create 10 vibrant works of art The stickers are larger as befits the younger audience and the card stock pages are perforated for easy removal making them suitable for displaying

The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Newborns: Amazing Sleep from Day One – For Baby and You (Family & Relationships)

Author Elizabeth Pantley ISBN-10 1259641171 ISBN-13 9781259641176 Year 2016-10-17 Pages 352 Language English Publisher McGraw-Hill Education Download Link Click Here Yet again Elizabeth Pantley spins her baby magic She towers above her competitors by showing us what babies really need and how best to give it to them She teaches us to take advantage of our infant s innate capacities to sleep and reminds us to be open to the messages our babies whisper to us James J McKenna Ph D Director Mother Baby Behavioral Sleep Laboratory University of Notre Dame Expectant and new parents take heed This is the one sleep book you need to read It will set a pattern not only for better sleep but also for a healthy nurturing relationship with your children for a lifetime to come Nancy Peplinsky Ph D Founder Holistic Moms NetworkExpert advice on getting the best possible sleep during the newborn monthsYou have a newborn so sleep is impossible right Wrong In the womb babies sleep up to twenty hours per day Clearly newborns don t need to be trained how to sleep they know how and they ve had plenty of practice So why do most parents have trouble getting…

The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life

Author Alice Schroeder ISBN-10 0553384619 ISBN-13 9780553384611 Year 2009-10-27 Pages 832 Language English Publisher Bantam Download Link Click Here The personally revealing and complete biography of the man known everywhere as The Oracle of Omahafor fansof the HBO documentaryBecoming Warren BuffettHere is the book recounting the life and times of one of the most respected men in the world Warren Buffett The legendary Omaha investor has never written a memoir but now he has allowed one writer Alice Schroeder unprecedented access to explore directly with him and with those closest to him his work opinions struggles triumphs follies and wisdom Although the media track him constantly Buffett himself has never told his full life story His reality is private especially by celebrity standards Indeed while the homespun persona that the public sees is true as far as it goes it goes only so far Warren Buffett is an array of paradoxes He set out to prove that nice guys can finish first Over the years he treated his investors as partners acted as their steward and championed honesty as an investor CEO board member essayist and speaker At the same time he became the worlds richest man all from the…

Kindergarten Super Math Success: Activities, Exercises, and Tips to Help You Catch Up, Keep Up, and Get Ahead (Sylvan Math Super Workbooks)

Author Sylvan Learning ISBN-10 0375430482 ISBN-13 9780375430480 Year 2012-01-24 Pages 320 Language English Publisher Sylvan Learning Publishing Download Link Click Here 3 BOOKS IN 1 Building a strong foundation in basic math is essential as kindergarteners prepare to advance to more difficult math concepts The activities in this 3 in 1 Super Workbook are designed to help your student become familiar with numbers and counting patterns shape recognition measurement and more They will help your child catch up keep up and get aheadand best of all to have lots of fun doing it Here are some of the great features you ll find inside BASIC MATHPond CrossingTo help the frog jump across the pond children follow a path of numbers reinforcing number sequence MATH GAMES PUZZLESPicking PairsDrawing lines to connect objects that belong together like a paintbrush and watercolor set pail and shovel or animals with their homes sharpens sorting skills SHAPES GEOMETRYOff the WallBy matching framed pictures to faded shapes where they used to hang on a wall children reinforce their knowledge of shapes Give your child s confidence a boost with Kindergarten Super Math Success

Lonely Planet Philippines (Travel Guide)

Author Lonely Planet ISBN-10 1742207839 ISBN-13 9781742207834 Year 2015-06-01 Pages 480 Language English Publisher Lonely Planet Download Link Click Here 1 best selling guide to the Philippines Lonely Planet Philippines is your passport to the most relevant up to date advice on what to see and skip and what hidden discoveries await you Swim at secluded beaches in the Bacuit Archipelago take part in a colourful fiesta dive remote reefs and magnificent walls at Apo Island or Balicasag all with your trusted travel companion Get to the heart of the Philippines and begin your journey now Inside Lonely Planet Philippines Travel Guide Colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips hours of operation phone numbers websites transit tips prices Honest reviews for all budgets eating sleeping sight seeing going out shopping hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer more rewarding travel experience history etiquette people culture politics environmental issues landscapes wildlife cuisine Over 90 maps Covers Manila Corregidor Luzon Zambales Coast…