» Articles for August 2015 Year
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Principles of Conservation Biology - Gary K. Meffe, C. Ronald Carroll
Revised and updated to include current case studies, this textbook addresses several themes including: population issues; community and ecosystem concerns; human dimensions; and the practical application of conservation biology in a real and complex world. This second edition of the text also features a new chapter on becoming more effective in the implementation of science in conservation policy.
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Busted Flush - George R.R. Martin, Ian Tregillis, Victor Milán, Kevin Andrew Murphy, Stephen Leigh, John J.  Miller, Melinda M. Snodgrass, Caroline Spector, Carrie Vaughn, Walton Simons, S.L. Farrell
In 1946, an alien virus that rewrites human DNA was accidentally unleashed in the skies over New York City. It killed ninety percent of those it infected.  Nine percent survived to mutate into tragically deformed creatures.  And one percent gained superpowers.  The Wild Cards shared-universe series, created and edited since 1987 by New York Times #1 bestseller George R. R. Martin ("The American Tolkien" --Time magazine) along with Melinda Snodgrass, is the tale of the history of the world since
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Java SE 6:  The Complete Reference - Herbert Schildt
The world's leading programming author offers comprehensive coverage of the new Java release The definitive guide to Java has been fully expanded to cover every aspect of Java SE 6, the latest version of the world's most popular Web programming language. This comprehensive resource contains everything you need to develop, compile, debug, and run Java applications and applets.
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The Immortal Highlander - Karen Marie Moning
BEWARE: LETHALLY SEDUCTIVE ALPHA MALE OF IMMENSE STRENGTH AND DARK EROTICISM. DO NOT LOOK AT HIM. DO NOT TOUCH HIM. DO NOT BE TEMPTED. DO NOT BE SEDUCED.... With his long, black hair and dark, mesmerising eyes, Adam Black is Trouble with a capital T. Immortal, arrogant, and intensly sensual, he is free to roam across time and continents in pursuit of his insatiable desires. That is, until a curse strips him of his immortality and makes him invisible, a cruel fate for so irresistible a
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Shadow Pass - Sam Eastland
Deep in the Russian countryside, a thirty-ton killing machine known officially as T-34 is being developed in total secrecy. Its inventor is a rogue genius whose macabre death is considered an accident only by the innocent. Suspecting assassins everywhere, Stalin brings in his best—if least obedient—detective to solve a murder that’s tantamount to treason. Answerable to no one, Inspector Pekkala has the dictator’s permission to go anywhere and interrogate anyone. But the closer Pekkala gets to
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Hollow World - Michael J. Sullivan
The future is coming...for some, sooner than others. Ellis Rogers is an ordinary man who is about to embark on an extraordinary journey. All his life he has played it safe and done the right thing, but when faced with a terminal illness, he’s willing to take an insane gamble. He’s built a time machine in his garage, and if it works, he’ll face a world that challenges his understanding of what it means to be human, what it takes to love, and the cost of paradise. He could find more than a cure
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The Fascinating World of Ants - Angels Julivert
These beautiful, instructive books enter the complex worlds of small living creatures and make fine introductions to natural science. They are profusely illustrated in full color and with scientific accuracy. Each creature is shown in detail, and body parts are labeled and described. Insects, spiders, reptiles, amphibians, and birds are shown in each of their stages, from egg to maturity. The text is on a comprehension level to suit higher elementary and junior high school grades, which makes
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Spell of the Highlander - Karen Marie Moning
It's taken him eleven centuries to find the right woman. He's not about to lose her now. Jessi St. James has GOT to get a life. Too many hours studying ancient artifacts has given the archaeology student a bad case of sex on the brain. So she figures she must be dreaming when she spies a gorgeous half-naked man staring out at her from inside the glass of an ancient mirror. But when a split-second decision saves her from a terrifying attempt on her life, Jessi suddenly finds herself