Author: James Meek
Publisher: Canongate Books
Sounds like easy money: collecting an antique for a rich stranger. Alan Allen, freshly unemployed, short of cash, and caught up in a bizarre case of mistaken identity, is about to find out otherwise. But not before being swept on a European wild-goose chase in this refreshing, surreal and gloriously funny novel.
Author: Hank Phillippi Ryan
Investigative reporter Charlotte McNally is an expert at keeping things confidential, but suddenly everyone has a secret—and it turns out it is possible to know too much. Her latest scoop—an exposé of a dangerous car scam, complete with stakeouts, high-speed chases and hidden-camera footage—is ratings gold. But soon that leads her to a brand-new and diabolical scheme. Charlie's personal and professional lives are on a collision course, too. Her fiancé is privy to information about threats at an elite private school that have turned deadly. Charlie has never counted on happy endings. But now, just as she's finally starting to believe in second chances, she realizes revenge, extortion and murder may leave her alone again—or even dead….
A Drivetime Book of Really Useful Information
Author: Simon Mayo
Publisher: Random House
Can a crocodile spit? What does the Queen have for dinner? How do you measure a rainbow? Why is q always followed by u? Originally open for children to phone in with their homework issues, these days the ‘Homework Sucks’ segment of Simon Mayo’s award-winning Drivetime show invites listeners of all ages to send in questions they've always wanted to ask. Because the chances are a member of the very clever Radio 2 audience will have an answer. So now all you need to do is learn the contents of this book by heart. We apologize if, in the process, you become: a) smarter b) more interesting c) better at pub quizzes d) all of the above Got a question? Got a better answer? Join in! #homeworksucks
Watches Inspired by Automobiles, Motorcycles, and Racing
Author: Aaron Sigmond
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
A century of automotive-inspired watches. This lavish volume is a fascinating exploration of the interplay between two kinds of beautifully made machines. A detailed look at the development and history of timepieces influenced by automotive design, made in direct partnership with automotive firms or historically important presences in the world of motorsports. A comprehensive index features more than ninety automobile-inspired watches of the early and mid-twentieth century, such as the Rolex Daytona and TAG Heuer Carrera and Monaco, up through current timepieces such as those found in the Chopard Mille Miglia, Breitling by Bentley, Porsche Design, Hublot Ferrari, Jaeger-LeCoultre Aston Martin, and IWC Mercedes-Benz AMG collections. Informative, insightful, and entertaining, Drive Time is an invaluable reference for the mechanical connoisseur.
Finding a Way Home
Author: Anthony Ziegler
It's the light in our bedroom that answers the question. It's not whether she's awake that matters really. It's whether the light is on. If the light is off she chose to turn it off. If it's on she intended to see me. That's all that I'm concerned with. When I pull in our driveway and the light is on I know. She's folding clothes, reading her book, taking a shower, brushing her hair into pony tails, or has fallen asleep waiting. I know she intended to wait up. The knowing is all that matters. Change is good, or so they say. "They" being everyone but me that is. Everyone who isn't going through a change or has been through one in the past. Not those of us who are facing the uncertainty of change in the present. None of us would agree. The fear of what could happen when the road turns keeps us set on our path. We are familiar with our surroundings and there is little reason to venture very far away from what we know. I have no choice in the matter. My life is changing and I'm going along for the ride.
Literary Excursions in Automotive Consciousness
Author: Lynne Pearce
What sorts of things do we think about when we're driving - or being driven? Drivetime seeks to answer this question by drawing upon a rich archive of British and American texts from 'the motoring century' (1900-2000), paying particular attention to the way in which the practice of driving shapes and structures our thinking.
Author: Petrina Aubol
Publisher: Sterling House Pub
Marissa Palmer decides to purchase a small radio station in file backwoods of Maryland. Expecting to find serenity in the quiet little backwater town, she is shocked to discover that country life is anything but relaxing.
Faith-Filled Fun and Games for Drivetime
Author: Jacqueline Lederman
Publisher: Focus on the Family Pub
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Focus on the Family "RM" presents Heritage Builders "TM," a ministry that educates, trains, and equips parents with the motivation and tools to intentionally pass on a spiritual heritage to their children. With Heritage Builders resources, parents will learn to help their children inherit the most precious gift of all: their Father's Heart.Turn time spent in the car into a joyful time of teaching kids how faith can be part of everyday life.
Author: Smith Management
Publisher: Navpress Publishing Group
Making the Most of Moments on the Go
Author: Kelly Lingerfeldt Stille,Patricia Russell Wachter
Publisher: Fleming H Revell Company
Category: Family & Relationships
Offers advice on how to turn unavoidable family commutes into quality time, sharing nearly 100 short stories and accompanying discussion questions that introduce children to a variety of decision-making situations. Original.
It's Drive Time!
Author: Mary Lindeen
Publisher: Lerner Publications
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
9th International Conference, Pervasive 2011, San Francisco, USA, June 12-15, 2011. Proceedings
Author: Kent Lyons,Jeffrey Hightower,Elaine M. Huang
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Pervasive Computing, Pervasive 2011, held in San Francisco, USA, in June 2011. The 19 revised full papers and three short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 93 submissions. The contributions are grouped into the following topical sections: practices with smartphones; sensing at home, sensing at work; predicting the future; location sensing; augmenting mobile phone use; pervasive computing in the public arena; public displays; hands on with sensing; sensing on the body.
Category: Devotional exercises
"Twenty daily devotions to jump-start your busy day"--Container.
Over 350 Entertaining Games & Activities to Turn Travel Time Into Learning Time-For Kids Ages 4 to 17
Author: Diane Flynn Keith
"Are we there yet?" You won't hear that question when you seize the opportunity to turn travel time into learning time with Carschooling! Whether running a 5-minute errand or taking a 500-mile road trip you can enhance your kids' education with fun and enticing activities, resources, and zany games designed to improve skills in math, science, grammar, and more! Enjoy: .Windshield Entomology, Road-Cut Geology, and 18-Wheeler Chemistry .Dashboard Decimal Drills and Rock 'n' Roll Multiplication Tables .Drive-By History, and Glove Compartment Geography .Billboard Poetry & Parts of Speech .Rest Stop Olympics, Car Seat Calisthenics, and more! See? There is an alternative to "Slug Bug" and "The Song That Never Ends." And with Carschooling, you don't have to plug your kids into electronic games or non-stop videos. Carschooling will help boost your family's knowledge of the world and show you how to spend meaningful time together in the car that produces life-long, heartfelt memories.
Author: Mark Birkin,Graham Clarke,Martin P. Clarke
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Business & Economics
This text demonstrates the importance of geographical thinking in a wide variety of business situations. It illustrates the importance of modern location research.
Author: Judea Pearl,Madelyn Glymour,Nicholas P. Jewell
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Many of the concepts and terminology surrounding modern causal inference can be quite intimidating to the novice. Judea Pearl presents a book ideal for beginners in statistics, providing a comprehensive introduction to the field of causality. Examples from classical statistics are presented throughout to demonstrate the need for causality in resolving decision-making dilemmas posed by data. Causal methods are also compared to traditional statistical methods, whilst questions are provided at the end of each section to aid student learning.
Driving Time Is "Law of Attraction" Time. Convert Negativity Into Miracles While Driving and in Life.
Author: K. Scott,Thomas Hayes
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
Dr. Joe Vitale (The Secret) said: "If you don't yet have joy, love, and purpose in your life, listen to yourself when you drive. This book [Drive Me To Think] was a jaw-dropping eye-opener for me."Armando Aversa (Because You Believe) said: "A quick read. A mind-stretching gem!"This book ends all forms of distracted driving through self-awareness, commitment, and oneness. Drive Me to Think is for anyone who isn't using drive time to make their lives flourish. Great for: Commuters, Younger Drivers, Deep Thinkers, Law of Attraction Lovers, Frequently Agitated Drivers Highlights:• The debate about who's going to Heaven settled...ACIM & Bible readers often miss this.• A superhighway model that calms us completely about where we are in our lives...Eckhart Tolle & Neale Donald Walsch-based.• How driving is the perfect challenge because it often represents a second separation from our true Essence.• Who, what, where, when is God?...my brother had a meeting with Him...the answer is so clear!• Mind-blowing examples of forgiveness and service...could you forgive your child's murderer?...could you be a murderer?• How practicing patience, forgiveness, and safety while driving makes us unshakably powerful in life. "Staying peaceful, no matter what, is both the blessed cause and the eternal effect; riches will flow, purpose will inspire, and love will unfold. Practice it while driving, choose it always." -K. Scott, Drive Me to Think
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