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Sintac used its immense surveillance ability to protect the country. It operated at such high levels of secrecy that even congress did not know they existed. With zero oversight, and no accountability, they expanded in size, reach, and ability, until they acted with impunity were immune from consequence.
Riversong (River Valley Book 1) (paid link)
In the wake of her husband’s tragic death, Lee is pregnant and one million dollars in debt to a dangerous loan shark willing to do anything to collect. Out of money and options, Lee seeks refuge in the small Oregon town where her mother’s dilapidated home sits vacant, as desperate for a fresh start as Lee herself.
3:00 a.m. (Henry Bins Book 1) (paid link)
WHAT IF YOU WERE ONLY AWAKE ONE HOUR A DAY?
Henry Bins has Henry Bins.
A sleeping disorder, named after him.
He is awake for one hour a day.
He wakes up at 3:00 a.m. then falls asleep at 4:00 a.m.
Life is simple.
Until he hears the woman scream.
And sees the man leave the house across the street.
But not just any man.
The President of the United States.
Barron’s AP Human Geography: With 3 Practice Tests is fully revised to align with the College Board changes for the May 2020 exam. You’ll get in-depth content review and revised practice tests to help you feel prepared for the new exam.
The College Board has announced that there are May 2021 test dates available are May 3-7 and May 10-14, 2021.
This edition includes:
Content aligned with the AP course, including updates to the first section of the test, the multiple-choice section, and the score weighting
Two full-length practice exams in the book with answers and explanations
One diagnostic test to help students target areas where they need more study
Subject review covering map reading and understanding scale, population geography, cultural geography, political geography, economic geography, agricultural and rural geography, and urban geography
Barron’s brand new AP Q&A World History features 600 questions and explanations covering all AP World History concepts. Practice includes all exam question types so students can apply the skills they learned in class, and answer explanations help students review and understand the content.
AP Q&A World History doesn’t just explain why an answer is correct—students will learn the rationale behind why each other answer choice is incorrect, helping them understand the key concepts and how to apply them on exam day.
Practice questions and comprehensive explanations help students review history from the foundations of civilization circa. 600 B.C.E. to world cultures of the twenty-first century. AP Q&A World History is specifically created to help students hone critical thinking skills and practice with all AP-style question types, such as multiple-choice, numeric response, and short and long free-response questions.
Unsupervised (Slumming It Book 1) (paid link)
My decision to run from my comfortable upper-class life was an impulsive one, but I’m determined not to regret it. It’s true I have no car, have already been fired from my first job, and can’t cook without starting a fire, but I can do this. Anything is better than the life I was raised to lead as some successful man’s arm candy.
I’m adjusting to my new circumstances living with three roommates on Violent Circle, a neighborhood known for being eccentric at best and an insanity filled edible trip any other day. On my own for the first time, I am quickly realizing there’s a lot I need to learn, so signing up for the adulting club that teaches life skills at college seems like the perfect solution.
Original Moroccan Tagine Recipes for You and Your Family
It is time for you to travel into the depths of the Moroccan cuisine and discover its hidden secrets and mouth-watering recipes.
Who said you do not get to taste and fall in love with the amazing and famous Moroccan Tagines without visiting Morocco?
Now, you will have it in your home and in your own kitchen. This recipe book is strictly about Moroccan Tagines, but what is a Moroccan Tagine without Moroccan bread and preserved lemons? Grab a copy of book now and get them for free!
Sworn to Silence: A Kate Burkholder Novel (paid link)
In the sleepy rural town of Painters Mill, Ohio, the Amish and “English” residents have lived side by side for two centuries. But sixteen years ago, a series of brutal murders shattered the peaceful farming community. In the aftermath of the violence, the town was left with a sense of fragility, a loss of innocence. Kate Burkholder, a young Amish girl, survived the terror of the Slaughterhouse Killer but came away from its brutality with the realization that she no longer belonged with the Amish.
Now, a wealth of experience later, Kate has been asked to return to Painters Mill as chief of police. Her Amish roots and big city law enforcement background make her the perfect candidate.
Flight Behavior: A Novel (paid link)
The Golem and the Jinni: A Novel (P.S.) (paid link)
In The Golem and the Jinni, a chance meeting between mythical beings takes readers on a dazzling journey through cultures in turn-of-the-century New York.
Chava is a golem, a creature made of clay, brought to life to by a disgraced rabbi who dabbles in dark Kabbalistic magic and dies at sea on the voyage from Poland. Chava is unmoored and adrift as the ship arrives in New York harbor in 1899.
Ahmad is a jinni, a being of fire born in the ancient Syrian desert, trapped in an old copper flask, and released in New York City, though still not entirely free
Power Down (Dewey Andreas Book 1) (paid link)
While the intelligence and law enforcement agencies scramble to untangle these events and find the people responsible, the mysterious figure of Alexander Fortuna—an agent embedded into the highest levels of American society and business—sets into play the second stage of these long-planned attacks.
The Relic Hunters (paid link)
A lethal secret society. A priceless stolen treasure. A map worth killing for.
Relic smuggler and expert thief Guy Bodie is a tough man in a dangerous world, loyal only to his elite team of five. But when one of them betrays him, landing Guy in a hellish Mexican prison, he finds himself making a bargain with the most unlikely new ally: the CIA.
There is a catch. In return for being released from jail, Guy must work for the CIA, helping them solve the most audacious heist in history. As Guy knows, six of the Seven Wonders of the World have long been lost. But with the help of the CIA, he learns that the destroyed Statue of Zeus still exists—and it’s in the hands of a powerful secret society.
Daughters of the Lake (paid link)
After the end of her marriage, Kate Granger has retreated to her parents’ home on Lake Superior to pull herself together—only to discover the body of a murdered woman washed into the shallows. Tucked in the folds of the woman’s curiously vintage gown is an infant, as cold and at peace as its mother. No one can identify the woman. Except for Kate. She’s seen her before. In her dreams…
One hundred years ago, a love story ended in tragedy, its mysteries left unsolved. It’s time for the lake to give up its secrets. As each mystery unravels, it pulls Kate deeper into the eddy of a haunting folktale that has been handed down in whispers over generations. Now, it’s Kate’s turn to listen.
Elphaba is born with green skin, a precocious mind, and a talent for magic. An outcast throughout her childhood in Munchkinland, she finally begins to feel as though she fits in when she enters the University in the Emerald City. While she hones her skills, she discovers that Oz isn’t the Utopia it seems. She sets out to protect its unwanted creatures, becoming known as the Wicked Witch along the way.