Archive For The “Action” Category
By Sondra Farganis
This concise creation to feminist theorizing lines 3 separate waves of feminist concept, from the equality stream of the Seventies and Nineteen Eighties, to the postmodernist exam of alternative girls and women's teams of this present day. The e-book highlights the shut connection among motion and concept, as well as the ancient improvement of feminist theories. those adjustments in feminist proposal and praxis are tested via a few celebrated circumstances of modern many years.
By Lauren Child
Crack open Ruby Redfort’s moment experience — and you may actually be at the fringe of your wits.
Everyone’s favourite woman detective is again for a moment stunning installment, full of all of the off-the-wall humor, motion, and friendship of the 1st e-book. This time, even though, it’s an experience at the wide-open ocean, and Ruby is all at sea. . . . Can she crack the case of the Twinford pirates whereas evading the clutches of a vile sea monster in addition to the evil count number von Viscount? good, you wouldn’t are looking to wager opposed to her.
By Margaret Alston B.Soc., M.Litt., Ph.D. (auth.), Margaret Alston, Kerri Whittenbury (eds.)
Research, motion and coverage: Addressing the Gendered affects of weather swap offers the voices of girls from each continent, girls who face significantly assorted weather occasions and demanding situations. The publication heralds a brand new method of knowing weather swap that includes gender justice and human rights for all.
By Erin Hunter
Kallik, Toklo, Lusa, and Yakone head clear of the ice towards hotter territories. As they technique the mountains, Toklo is confronted with an very unlikely selection. notwithstanding he's desirous to depart the struggles in their quest and to discover his position on this planet of brown bears, is he able to go away his neighbors in the back of?
By Farley Mowat
It gave the look of a good suggestion. bored with daily life ashore, Farley Mowat may discover a solid boat in Newfoundland and roam the salt sea over, loose as a poultry. What he stumbled on used to be the worst boat on the planet, and he or she approximately drove him mad. The satisfied experience, regardless of all that Farley and his Newfoundland helpers might do, leaked like a sieve. Her engine merely labored whilst she felt love it. more often than not, on her maiden voyage, with the engine caught in opposite, she subsidized out of the harbour below complete sail. and she or he sank, regularly.
How Farley and a assorted group, together with the intrepid woman who married him, coaxed the boat from Newfoundland to Lake Ontario is a marvellous tale. The encounters with sharks, rum-runners, rum and a number of unforgettable characters on land and sea make this a really humorous ebook for readers of every age.
By Stephen Neidle, Michael Waring
11 essays by way of best researchers make a well timed overview of our realizing of the molecular bases of drug motion. They concentration totally on the motion of anti-tumor ingredients on DNA. The booklet additionally presents exact descriptions of different receptor platforms, together with these taking part in a task within the inhibition of intermediate steps in DNA synthesis.
By Nicholas Pengelley
NAMED the most effective BOOKS OF THE yr via LIBRARY JOURNAL
Ayesha Ryder bears the scars of strife within the heart East. Now her previous is catching as much as her as she races to solve a secret that spans centuries—and threatens to alter the process history.
As Israeli and Palestinian leaders arrange to make a joint assertion on the Tower of London, an influential pupil is tortured and murdered in his well-appointed domestic in St. John’s wooden. educational researcher Ayesha Ryder believes the killing is not any twist of fate. Sir Evelyn Montagu had unearthed stunning revelations approximately T. E. Lawrence—the famed Lawrence of Arabia. may possibly Montagu were distinctive due to his discoveries?
Ryder’s look for solutions takes her again to her previous lifestyles within the heart East and right into a lion’s den of killers and traitors. As she attracts the eye of brokers from each side of the clash, together with detectives from Scotland backyard and MI5, Ryder stumbles deeper into Lawrence’s secrets and techniques, an extraordinary case of royal blackmail, even the hunt for the Bible’s misplaced Ark of the Covenant.
Every step of how, the endgame grows extra terrifying. but if an assault rocks London, the true avid gamers exhibit their hand—and Ayesha Ryder is left keeping the ultimate piece of the puzzle.
Praise for Ryder
“[Nick] Pengelley units an unconventional tale free on and less than the streets of London. together with his strange heroine, the writer rejects the clichés of action-adventure thrillers and provides an incredibly enjoyable read.”—Library magazine (starred review)
“An interesting mystery with characters that you simply can’t aid yet like . . . a thrill-a-minute tale . . . worth examining . . . Pengelley has a success with the nature of Ayesha Ryder.”—Fresh Fiction
“This fast moving crime/political mystery not just is well timed for today’s Israeli-Palestinian conflicts however it delves into historic occasions that assisted in shaping the way in which the region’s political weather has developed. . . . prepare for an edge-of-your-seat experience that includes a kick-butt heroine bent on justice . . . I had a blast examining Ryder.”—Popcorn Reads
By K. A. Applegate
Tobias, the opposite Animorphs, and Ax have already got a couple of difficulties: saving the realm, conserving their identities mystery, completing their homework. Now they've got yet another factor so as to add to the checklist. The Yeerks have came across the way to reason anyone to demorph. And with this new machine Visser 3 plans on shooting "the Andalite bandits."
Now what? The Animorphs and Ax notice they must eliminate the machine -- or be captured by means of the Yeerks. And the chance of having stuck is particularly excessive. That's whilst Tobias comes up with the single attainable plan. somebody has to procure Ax. . . .
By K. A. Applegate
Elfangor-Sirinial-Shamtul is an Andalite warfare prince--the person who gave the Animorphs the ability to morph. "The Andalite Chronicles" is the tale of the way this warrior-cadet ended up on planet Earth a while 9-12. Pub: 12/97. .
By James A. Michener, A. Grove Day
In an exhilarating choice of nonfiction experience tales, James A. Michener returns to the main incredible position on the earth: the islands that encouraged Tales of the South Pacific. Co-written with A. Grove Day, Rascals in Paradise offers photos of ten scandalous women and men, a few notorious and a few neglected, together with Sam Comstock, a mutinous sailor whose delusions of grandeur grew to become a nightmare; Will Mariner, a golden-haired adolescence who used his allure to win over his captors; and William Bligh, the infamous HMS Bounty captain who would possibly not were the monster heritage recalls him as. From lifelong buccaneers to lapsed noblemen, in Michener and Day’s able arms those rogues turn into the stuff of legend.
Praise for Rascals in Paradise
“The top booklet approximately these far-scattered islands that has seemed in decades . . . a portfolio of infrequent and ruthless personalities that's calculated to make the curliest hair stand instantly on end.”
—The manhattan Times
“[Combines] learn and scholarship (A. Grove Day used to be a professor on the college of Hawaii) with a present for spinning a yarn and depicting personality (Michener, journalist and novelist, wishes no introduction).”