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Available Light

Available Light

by Gardner, Philllip

Eighteen tragicomic short stories that explore love, tragedy, and loss...

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Billy Tabbs (& The Glorious Darrow)

Billy Tabbs (& The Glorious Darrow)

by Michaud, Michael

A youthful vagrant, Billy Tabbs has been living on the streets for as long as he can remember, scratching out a pitiable existence in a city that doesn't much care if he lives or dies. Amid rumors that his kind are disappearing from the alleyways and the overpasses, Billy is recruited into a bizarre homeless sect living in the underbelly of high society...

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Cat Zero

Cat Zero

by Rohn, Jennifer

Sexism, Secrets and Science: Cat Zero by Jennifer Rohn Scientist Artie Marshall is perpetually underfunded, relegated to a damp basement, and besieged on all sides by sexist colleagues. Added to that, she is immersed in a messy divorce. But she’s never been happier, studying an obscure cat virus that nobody else in the world seems to have heard of – or cares about...

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The Classic Star Trek Trivia Book: Volumes 1 and 2

The Classic Star Trek Trivia Book: Volumes 1 and 2

by Maddux, John

This IS the CLASSIC! If you are a Star Trek addict, this is the book for YOU! The author has dedicated hundreds of hours watching episode after episode, over and over again--at regular speed, in extra slow motion, and in stop action. It contains everything you ever wanted to know (and perhaps some things you don't) about the original Star Trek series. As a Trekkie you can't be without it!

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Degrees of Freedom

Degrees of Freedom

by Gage, Susy

Flashback to 1991. Minnesota winters are long and cold, physics professors are all male, and information is found in the library - whether it's clues to a homework problem, how to fix a furnace, or skeletons in colleagues' closets...

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Duck Boy

Duck Boy

by Bunn, Bill

When Steve Best was 12, his mom disappeared--literally vanishing from her armchair in the sitting room. A terror-stricken scream for help, a blinding flash of light, and she was gone. Only a puddle of coffee and a stained notebook remained. Now, on the second Christmas since her disappearance, Steve's life is a disaster. He's failing at school. His dad alternately mopes, yells, and apologizes...

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Flies in the Ointment

Flies in the Ointment

by Crislip, Mark

An edited compendium of the best of Mark Crislip’s science-based medicine essays dealing with supplements, complementary and alternative medicine (SCAM). This book explains the harm—why SCAM is bad for people, animals, and the environment. It also explains why our powers of logic are often powerless against SCAM, including detailed analyses of statisical errors and fallacies...

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The Future Never Lasts

The Future Never Lasts

by Gardner, Philllip

A collection of short stories that are finger on the pulse of our individual and collective secrets, exploring the cost of hiding them or trying to share them. Some, like the protagonists in "It's Usually This Dark By Now" and "A Crime of Opportunity," can't afford the price tag on those secrets...

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Hymns of Home

Hymns of Home

by Bunn, Bill

A selection of twenty-nine insightful, creative essays, alive with superb and tender detail. Hymns of Home focuses on family and life in a way that references the questions we ask and are asked as parents, the way naming creates meaning, and the reflective nature of observation, the contained nature of technology...

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Kill Shot

Kill Shot

by Bunn, Bill

More than a dozen WWII-era German U-boats remain unaccounted for, the fate of their crews unknown. In summer 2012, sonar scanning found a submerged vessel of the right dimensions in Canadian province of Labrador...

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Marrow Me

Marrow Me

by Roberts, Joshua

MARROW ME is written with stark beauty and unflinching candor, filled with equal parts grace and horror as a writer at the height of his powers — even while pharmaceutically challenged — shines a light on this increasingly common human condition...

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Millionaire Valley

Millionaire Valley

by Zee, Ada

Millionaire Valley is a fictionalized memoir about a woman who was nearly robbed of the business she had built by an unscrupulous “marketer.” The usurper, eventually joined by a sidekick, promised she could take the company to the next level...

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The Mindtraveler

The Mindtraveler

by Rozanski, Bonnie

What woman of a certain age doesn't sometimes look upon her life and wish she could go back and do it all over again? With more of her life behind her than ahead, Margaret Braverman, a physicist teaching at a small college, cannot help but regret the things she never quite got right...

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The Norma Gene

The Norma Gene

by Roufa, M.E.

As the world's first completely illegal clone of America's 16th President, Abe Finkelstein grew up with just one wish: to live his life just like anybody else. But when you're a living ringer for one of the country's best-loved historical figures, privacy is hard to come by-especially when your face is on money...

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Not Easy Being Green

Not Easy Being Green

by Gage, Susy

Finding a dead mouse in the lab is not usually such a big deal. But when the lab is a Biosafety Level-3 containment facility designed to keep things in and out, and when the mouse has a brain tumor that shines green under blue light, it's time to start worrying. When the graduate students start glowing, then it's time to panic...

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Only the Moon Howls

Only the Moon Howls

by Senior, Connie

Caleb O'Connor is a werewolf, but he doesn't believe in magic. He breaks out of his reclusive community in Maine to go to MIT, hoping to fit in on a campus where no one believes in monsters. But one evening two of his friends die in an abandoned Maine mansion, and one of his professors tells Caleb that this was the work of a vampire...

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Out On the Drink

Out On the Drink

by Bunn, Bill

Sean Bulger is a 16-year-old alcoholic from Newfoundland. His life revolves around avoiding his abusive stepfather and sneaking booze wherever and whenever he can. One of his party crashes goes wrong when a group of fellow teens dare him to check out a condemned Russian cruise ship...

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Parentrapped

Parentrapped

by DeLena, Lou

You love them. Of course you do. But they're driving you crazy! They're overly demanding, inpatient, unreasonable, self-centered and selfish, and expect you to drop everything for them at a moment's notice. And they act so juvenile! No, we're not talking about the kids. This dissertation deals with those who brought you into this world - your parents, AKA Mommy and Daddy...

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Puswhisperer II: Another year of pus

Puswhisperer II: Another year of pus

by Crislip, Mark

A second year of clinical tales from the Puswhisperer, Mark Crislip, an infectious disease specialist from Portland, OR. Dr. Crislip kills strep and staph, fights flu, and is always on the lookout for "zebras"?those unusual infections (and sometimes non-infections) that leave all the doctors guessing...

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Puswhisperer III

Puswhisperer III

by Crislip, Mark

A third year of clinical gems from the Puswhisperer, Mark Crislip, an infectious disease specialist from Portland, OR. Clinical pearls, diagnostic dilemmas, and zebras abound in these real-life cases from eight different hospitals in the Portland area...

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The Puswhisperer

The Puswhisperer

by Crislip, Mark

H1N1. Staph aureus. Traveler's diarrhea. All examples of human interaction with the microbial world, which counts viruses, bacteria, and parasites too numerous to mention. Infectious Disease doctor Mark Crislip has a strange relationship with this world-he spends most of his time trying to kill it, even as he appreciates the vital role microorganisms play in the Earth's ecosystems...

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School

School

by Gardner, Hunter

Lucas Donovan and Jake Holden are lifelong best friends in Wilson, North Carolina who face change and uncertainty when their parents decide to send them to the local private school. The two find their niche when Lucas's economic mind realizes that they can become suppliers for whatever it is people want-namely a new drug they nickname The Party Starter...

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A Slow Cold Death

A Slow Cold Death

by Gage, Susy

She died the way the universe will
Lori Barrow was a Wunderkind, the youngest student ever to enroll at America's most exclusive science university. Now, twenty years later, she's a lonely, socially awkward Luddite whose career is all over the map because she refuses to grow up....

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The Trajectory of Dreams

The Trajectory of Dreams

by Wolverton, Nicole

For Lela White, a Houston sleep lab technician, sleep doesn't come easy-there's a price to be paid for a poor night's sleep, and she's the judge, jury, and executioner. Everyone around Lela considers her a private woman with a passion for her lab work. But nighttime reveals her for what she is: a woman on a critical secret mission...

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Truly Tricky Graduate Physics Problems

Truly Tricky Graduate Physics Problems

by Nadeau, Jay

Hundreds of diabolical problems in classical and quantum mechanics, electricity & magnetism, special relativity, and statistical and thermal physics, all solved in detail. Intended primarily for graduate students studying for qualifying exams, these problems are also great for teachers, advanced undergraduates, and more.

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The Year of the Mite

The Year of the Mite

by Ishka, Jane

All it took was a few baby chicks and a carpeted floor, and soon, Jane Ishka, a San Francisco Bay Area homesteader, literally felt her skin crawling. She—and her house, her car, and all of her belongings—had been infested by the red poultry mite, Dermanyssus gallinae...

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Similar Titles

  • Billy Tabbs (& The Glorious Darrow)
  • Cat Zero
  • The Classic Star Trek Trivia Book: Volumes 1 and 2
  • Degrees of Freedom
  • Duck Boy
  • Flies in the Ointment
  • The Future Never Lasts
  • Hymns of Home
  • Kill Shot
  • Marrow Me
  • Millionaire Valley
  • The Mindtraveler
  • The Norma Gene
  • Not Easy Being Green
  • Only the Moon Howls
  • Out On the Drink
  • Parentrapped
  • Puswhisperer II: Another year of pus
  • Puswhisperer III
  • The Puswhisperer
  • School
  • A Slow Cold Death
  • The Trajectory of Dreams
  • Truly Tricky Graduate Physics Problems
  • The Year of the Mite
  • Available Light
 

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