And other Illustrated classics.
Illustrated by Quentin Blake. ... Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a 1964 children's book by British author Roald Dahl. This story features the adventures on the new products. At that time (around the 1920s), Cadbury and Rowntree's were England's two largest chocolate makers and they each often try to steal trade secrets by sending spies, posing as employees, into the other's factory. Because of this, both companies became highly protective of their chocolate-making processes. It was a combination of this secrecy and the elaborate, often gigantic, machines in the ...|
Making right desicions when you don't have all the facts. ... Even the best decision doesn't yield the best outcome every time. There's always an element of luck that you can't control, and there's always information hidden from view. So the key to long-term success (and avoiding worrying yourself to death) is to think in bets: How sure am I? What are the possible ways things could turn out? What decision has the highest odds of success? Did I land in the unlucky 10% on the strategy that works 90% of the time? Or is my success attributable to dumb luck rather than great decision making?
Annie Duke, ...|
Three novels. ... One of the best-selling authors of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, Stephen King has made a career out of thrilling readers with his dark and disturbing masterpieces of the macabre. Stephen King: Three Novels brings together King's first three published novels for a trilogy of terror unparalleled in modern fiction.
"Carrie" is the story of Carrie White, an outcast and alienated high-school student who discovers that she possesses formidable paranormal powers. While Carrie struggles privately to understand the full scope of her wild talents, her classmates escalate their cruel ...|
Three bestsellers by Napoleon Hill. ... Together in one volume for the first time three Napoleon Hill Bestsellers:
Think and grow rich
The master-key to riches
The magic ladder to success
"Think and grow rich" will help you to:
identify your goals;
master the secret of true and lasting success;
obtain what you most want in life;
join the ranks of the super-successful.
In "The Master-key to riches" you'll learn:
Andrew Carnegie's "Master mind" method;
the magic of going the extra mile;
the twelve true riches of life;
the obligation to share wealth;
15 thrilling new adventures, featuring writers and stars from the hit BBC series. ... In this exciting collection you’ll find all-new stories spinning off from some of your favourite Doctor Who moments across the history of the series. Learn what happened next, what went on before, and what occurred off-screen in an inventive selection of sequels, side-trips, foreshadowings and first-hand accounts - and look forward too, with a brand new adventure for the Thirteenth Doctor.
Each story expands in thrilling ways upon aspects of Doctor Who’s enduring legend. With contributions from show luminaries past and present - ...|
What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know. ... The routine traffic stop that ends in tragedy. The spy who spends years undetected at the highest levels of the Pentagon. The false conviction of Amanda Knox. Why do we so often get other people wrong?
Through a series of encounters and misunderstandings - from history, psychology and infamous legal cases - Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual adventure into the darker side of human nature, where strangers are never simple and misreading them can have disastrous consequences."It will actually change not just how you see strangers, but how you look ...
Talking to Strangers
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Her life is in his hands. His heart is in hers. One hundred days to choose who lives. ... "Utterly transportive."
Renee Ahdieh, New York Times bestselling author of The Wrath & the DawnEighteen-year-old Gu Miyoung has a secret - she’s a gumiho, a nine-tailed fox who must devour the energy of men in order to survive. Because so few believe in the old tales anymore, and with so many evil men no one will miss, the modern city of Seoul is the perfect place to hide and hunt.
But after feeding one full moon, Miyoung crosses paths with Jihoon, a human boy, being attacked by a goblin deep in the forest. Against her ...|
Tim Peake and The European Space Agency. Real Puzzles and Training Exercises. ... Do you have what it takes? This book will help readers of all ages find out.
Featuring 100 real astronaut tests and exercises from the European Space Agency’s rigorous selection process, ranging from easy to fiendishly hard, "The Astronaut Selection Test Book" goes where no puzzle book has gone before.
Including puzzles and tests on:
visual perception and logic;
mental arithmetic and concentration;
teamwork and leadership;
survival, physical and medical skills;
foreign languages (every ...|
"New York Times" bestseller. A Netflix film. ... It's Christmas Eve and the worst blizzard for fifty years has blanked Gracetown. But as well as snowflakes, love is in the air - and appearing in the most unexpected ways...
Who'd have thought a freezing hike from a stranded train would end with a delicious kiss from a charming stranger? Or that a trip to the Waffie House through four feet of snow could lead to romance with an old friend? Or that the path to true love might begin with a painfully early morning shift at Starbucks?
Touching, hilarious and filled with festive cheer, the magic of the ...|
"The Testaments" is a 2019 novel by Margaret Atwood. It a sequel to "The Handmaid's Tale". The novel's events occur fifteen years after the events of The Handmaid's Tale. The novel is narrated by Aunt Lydia, a character from the previous novel, Agnes, a young woman living in Gilead and Daisy, a young woman living in Canada. ...|
With a new Afterword. ... "An exceptional broadcaster with a peerless ability to calmly point out the absurdity of certain viewpoints."
"A total joy."
"Such verbal agility seems like a superpower."
"Funny, clever and alarming."
"Intelligent, funny and unsurprisingly brilliant."
"O'Brien is the epitome of a smug, sanctimonious, condescending, obsessively politically-correct, champagne-socialist public schoolboy Remoaner."
The Sun ...|
"A love story, a treatise on racism, a peek into adolescence, and a welcome to Korean-American culture, all at once."
Jodi PicoultFrank loves Joy. Joy loves Frank. At least that's what they tell their parents...
Frank Li is caught between his parents' expectations and his own Californian life. Frank's parents emigrated from Korea, and have pretty much one big rule for Frank - he must date only Korean girls. But Frank has fallen for Brit, who is smart, beautiful and white.
His friend Joy Song is in the same boat, and so they make a pact: they'll pretend to date each other in order to gain ...|