By Qingrong Huang, Peter Given, and Michael Qian (Eds.)
By Edited by G. Kasianov and P. Ther
By Kevin Quast
By Robin Kaye
He should be too stable to be true... Ben Walsh isn't unmarried. good-looking and prosperous, Ben is both at domestic in Idaho the place he grew up and in long island the place he is now an paintings broker. artful and profitable with impeccable style, he generally has girls beating down his door. however the one girl he wishes cannot be confident that he is for real... She is not definite if she has time for fairy tales... Gina Reyez has fought for each little bit of her good fortune, and it really is approximately time for issues to begin going her manner. So while Ben makes a suggestion that might enable her to maintain her family members the best way she desires to, she has the same opinion. in addition to, a man this excellent may by no means have an interest in her...right? by the point Gina figures out that she's learn Ben all mistaken, the preparations are made, the papers are signed...but what precisely are they getting themselves into? compliment for Robin Kaye "Robin Kaye grants a good learn each time." -Maureen baby, united states this present day bestselling writer of Conquering King's middle "Charming readers along with her wit and magnificence, Kaye creates an exceptionally sensual romance." -Booklist (20101026)
By John Martin Frederick Wright
John Martin Frederick Wright bargains a full of life account of Cambridge collage in Alma Mater; Or, Seven Years on the college of Cambridge. released anonymously in 1827, Wright's two-volume paintings captures the triumphs and tribulations of undergraduate existence at Cambridge, dependent upon his personal years as an aspiring mathematician at Trinity collage. this primary quantity covers Wright's first years, weaving vibrant sketches from lectures, chapel, and the Wren Library including copies of exact examinations in classics, arithmetic, and metaphysics. Wright devoted his profession as a author and personal show to supporting scholars be triumphant at college, and Alma Mater is designed to provide mom and dad and aspiring scholars perception into the arrangements, highbrow in addition to monetary, beneficial for fulfillment. A lively defence of Cambridge traditions within the face of broader academic reforms, Alma Mater additionally brings to lifestyles a interval of extreme highbrow job in British arithmetic.
By Alexander Frank Skutch, Dana Gardner
In Helpers at Birds' Nests, popular naturalist and ornithologist Alexander Skutch presents bright, certain bills of a outstanding point of chicken behavior--the relief that one chook supplies one other who's neither its mate nor its established younger and who could even belong to another species. In sleek, transparent prose, Skutch makes obtainable to novice bird-watchers examples of cooperation in species as far-flung because the little rifleman of recent Zealand, the Laysan albatross within the mid Pacific, and the neotropical birds of Skutch's personal Valley of El common in Costa Rica. Skutch describes the cooperative habit of greater than fifty households of birds. every one family members is brought by way of a quick cartoon of its distribution and striking beneficial properties, through intimate, nontechnical debts of the beneficial behaviors which have been so much rigorously studied. Skutch considers the importance of useful birds and discusses the theoretical features of cooperative breeding, its evolution, relatives choice, altruism, and demography. First chanced on via the writer greater than part a century in the past, cooperative breeding has develop into more and more studied through specialist ornithologists. during this elevated version, famous behaviorist Stephen Emlen credit Skutch's passionate observations of birds with selling medical curiosity in avian habit. Emlen bargains readers a precis of the advances made within the box up to now ten years and areas Skutch's paintings within the context of latest ornithological study.
By Peter H. Buckingham
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