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by Robert A. Glover
No More Mr. Nice Guy!
  • Science
  • 2003
  • Autor: Robert A. Glover
"No More Mr. Nice Guy!" by Dr. Robert Glover is a self-help book that explores the concept of the "Nice Guy" syndrome and its impact on men's lives. The book suggests that men who constantly seek approval and avoid conflict often end up unhappy and unfulfilled in their personal and professional lives. Dr. Glover argues that these men have learned to suppress their needs, desires, and emotions, which leads to frustration, resentment, and a lack of authentic relationships. The book offers practical advice on how to break free from the "Nice Guy" syndrome by embracing one's true self, setting...
Number of pages: ~ 155 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.5/5

Second Treatise of Government
It is impossible that the rulers now on earth should make any benet, or derive any the least shadow of authority from that, which is held to be the fountain of all power, Adam’s private dominion and paternal jurisdiction; so that he that will not give just occasion to think that all government in the world is the product only of force and violence, and that men live together by no other rules but that of beasts, where the strongest carries it, and so lay a foundation for perpetual disorder and mischief, tumult, sedition and rebellion, (things that the followers of that hypothesis so loudly...
Number of pages: ~ 144 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.8/5

by Royal Dixon
Forest Friends
It was a beautiful evening in the forest, and under the moonlight there was a great gathering of friends. Mr. and Mrs. Elephant, and the Kangaroos, the Foxes, and the handsome Leopards, even sprightly little Miss Lynx, and a number of the aristocratic jungle Deer were seated, all in a great circle, around the pleasant pool which shone in the moonlight, and displayed the loveliest of lilies afloat upon its surface....
Number of pages: ~ 252 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.7/5

iGen: Why Today’s Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious...
  • Science
  • 2018
  • Autor: Jean M. Twenge PhD
As seen in Time, USA TODAY, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, and on CBS This Morning, BBC, PBS, CNN, and NPR, iGen is crucial reading to understand how the children, teens, and young adults born in the mid-1990s and later are vastly different from their Millennial predecessors, and from any other generation. With generational divides wider than ever, parents, educators, and employers have an urgent need to understand today’s rising generation of teens and young adults. Born in the mid-1990s up to the mid-2000s, iGen is the first generation to spend their entire adolescence in the age...
Number of pages: ~ 352 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.5/5

Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER IS NOW A MAJOR-MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY RON HOWARD AND STARRING AMY ADAMS, GLENN CLOSE, AND GABRIEL BASSO "You will not read a more important book about America this year."—The Economist "A riveting book."—The Wall Street Journal "Essential reading."—David Brooks, New York Times Hillbilly Elegy is a passionate and personal analysis of a culture in crisis—that of white working-class Americans. The disintegration of this group, a process that has been slowly occurring now for more than forty years, has been reported with growing frequency and alarm, but...
Number of pages: ~ 291 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.4/5

Marijuana Horticulture: The Indoor/Outdoor Medical Grower’s Bible
  • Science
  • 2006
  • Autor: Jorge Cervantes
With 512 full color pages and 1120 full color photographs and illustrations, Marijuana Horticulture: The Indoor/Outdoor Medical Grower's Bible is the most complete cultivation book available. The Fifth Edition of the former Indoor Marijuana Horticulture: The Indoor Bible was originally published in 1983, when it immediately became a best seller. More than 500,000 copies of the Indoor Bible are in print in Dutch, English, French, German and Spanish. New greenhouse and outdoor growing chapters make this a book both indoor and outdoor growers will keep under thumb. The other 15 chapters (17...
Number of pages: ~ 464 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.6/5

by Chip Heath
Made to Stick
Mark Twain once observed, “A lie can get halfway around the world before the truth can even get its boots on.” His observation rings true: Urban legends, conspiracy theories, and bogus public-health scares circulate effortlessly. Meanwhile, people with important ideas–business people, teachers, politicians, journalists, and others–struggle to make their ideas “stick.” Why do some ideas thrive while others die? And how do we improve the chances of worthy ideas? In Made to Stick, accomplished educators and idea collectors Chip and Dan Heath tackle head-on these vexing questions. Inside, the...
Number of pages: ~ 336 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.6/5

Hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy
  • Science
  • 2009
  • Autor: Douglas Adams
A special 42nd Anniversary edition of Douglas Adams' mega-selling cult classic: now in one handy paperback volume! A phenomenon across all formats, this new paperback omnibus contains the complete Hitchhiker's Guide trilogy in five parts, charting the whole of Arthur Dent's odyssey through space and time, plus a bonus short story, Young Zaphod Plays It Safe, and a special undeleted scene. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy One Thursday lunchtime the Earth gets unexpectedly demolished to make way for a new hyperspace bypass. For Arthur Dent, who has only just had his house demolished that...
Number of pages: ~ 915 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.8/5

Python Programming for beginners
Learn the Fundamentals of Python Programming Python is one of the best programming languages out there. It is easy for beginners to learn and powerful enough to help even advanced programmers get their work done. Python Programming: Python Programming for Beginners is a great place for beginners to take a look at Python and understand this program. From its history and why it is so easy to use to some of the tasks that you can do with Python, this guidebook will help you get started. A preview of what you will learn inside includes: The origins of Python and why you would use this option over...
Number of pages: ~ 115 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 3/5

by Stephen Hawking
The Universe in a Nutshell
  • Science
  • 2001
  • Autor: Stephen Hawking
One of the most influential thinkers of our time, Stephen Hawking is an intellectual icon, known not only for the adventurousness of his ideas, but for the clarity and wit with which he expresses them. In this new work, Hawking brings us to the cutting edge of theoretical physics, where truth is often stranger than fiction, to explain in layman's terms the principles that control our universe. Like many in the community of theoretical physics, Professor Hawking is seeking to uncover the grail of science - the elusive Theory of Everything that lies at the heart of the cosmos. In his accessable...
Number of pages: ~ 220 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.6/5