Lifeblood

Author: Gena Showalter

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1488015295

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 304

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"My Firstlife is over, but my Everlife is only now beginning." With her last living breath, Tenley "Ten" Lockwood made her choice and picked her realm in the Everlife. Now, as the war between Troika and Myriad rages, she must face the consequences. Because Ten possesses a rare supernatural ability to absorb and share light, the Powers That Be have the highest expectations for her future—and the enemy wants her neutralized. Fighting to save her Secondlife, she must learn about her realm from the ground up while launching her first mission: convincing a select group of humans to join her side before they die. No pressure, right? But Ten's competition is Killian, the boy she can't forget—the one who gave up everything for her happiness. He has only one shot at redemption: beating Ten at a game she's never even played. As their throw-downs heat up, so do their undeniable feelings, and soon, Ten will have to make another choice. Love…or victory.
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Lifeblood

Oil, Freedom, and the Forces of Capital

Author: Matthew T. Huber

Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

ISBN: 0816685967

Category: Nature

Page: 288

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If our oil addiction is so bad for us, why don’t we kick the habit? Looking beyond the usual culprits—Big Oil, petro-states, and the strategists of empire—Lifeblood finds a deeper and more complex explanation in everyday practices of oil consumption in American culture. Those practices, Matthew T. Huber suggests, have in fact been instrumental in shaping the broader cultural politics of American capitalism. How did gasoline and countless other petroleum products become so central to our notions of the American way of life? Huber traces the answer from the 1930s through the oil shocks of the 1970s to our present predicament, revealing that oil’s role in defining popular culture extends far beyond material connections between oil, suburbia, and automobility. He shows how oil powered a cultural politics of entrepreneurial life—the very American idea that life itself is a product of individual entrepreneurial capacities. In so doing he uses oil to retell American political history from the triumph of New Deal liberalism to the rise of the New Right, from oil’s celebration as the lifeblood of postwar capitalism to increasing anxieties over oil addiction. Lifeblood rethinks debates surrounding energy and capitalism, neoliberalism and nature, and the importance of suburbanization in the rightward shift in American politics. Today, Huber tells us, as crises attributable to oil intensify, a populist clamoring for cheap energy has less to do with American excess than with the eroding conditions of life under neoliberalism.
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Life Blood

Author: Thomas Hoover

Publisher: Thomas Hoover

ISBN: 1452394970

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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Pinnacle 2000 New York filmmaker Morgan James is about to journey straight into the heart of a dark conspiracy, hidden deep in the mist-shrouded Maya rain forest of Central America, where a bizarre human experiment (including a baby factory) comes at a terrible price.In Vitro, Independent Film, Adoption, Fertility, Human Eggs, Guatemala, Peten, Maya, Mayan Pyramid, Vision Serp
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Darkside 2: Lifeblood

Author: Tom Becker

Publisher: Scholastic UK

ISBN: 1407132237

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 240

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A second gripping visit to the secret borough of Darkside... When Jonathan and Carnegie, Darkside's premier wereman PI, start to investigate a series of murders they find themselves embroiled in Dardside's most dangerous secret - and its most dangerous family. Solving the mystery is a lot less important than staying alive...
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Lifeblood

How to Change the World One Dead Mosquito at a Time

Author: Alex Perry

Publisher: PublicAffairs

ISBN: 1610390873

Category: Social Science

Page: 256

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In 2006, the Wall Street pioneer and philanthropist Ray Chambers flicked through some holiday snapshots taken by his friend, development economist Jeff Sachs, and remarked on the placid beauty of a group of sleeping Malawian children. “They're not sleeping,” Sachs told him. “They're in malarial comas. A few days later, they were all dead.” Chambers had long avoided the public eye, but this moment sparked his determination to coordinate an unprecedented, worldwide effort to eradicate a disease that has haunted humanity since before the advent of medicine. Award-winning journalist Alex Perry obtained unique access to Chambers, now the UN Special Envoy for Malaria. In this book, Perry weaves together science and history with on-the-ground reporting and a riveting exposé of the workings of humanitarian aid to document Chambers' campaign. By replacing traditional ideas of assistance with business acumen and hustle, Chambers saved millions of lives, and upturned current notions of aid, forging a new path not just for the developing world but for global business and philanthropy.
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Wolverine: Lifeblood

Author: Hugh Matthews

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1416510737

Category: Fiction

Page: 374

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Troubled by memory flashes about his time in the Canadian army during World War II, Logan soon discovers that he had been a POW in a Nazi concentration camp, where he had fallen victim to the experimentation of ruthless Nazi scientist Wolfgang von Strucker, who will do anything to regain control of Wolverine's mutant powers. Original.
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What Stays in Vegas

The World of Personal Data—Lifeblood of Big Business—and the End of Privacy as We Know It

Author: Adam Tanner

Publisher: PublicAffairs

ISBN: 1610394194

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 336

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The greatest threat to privacy today is not the NSA, but good-old American companies. Internet giants, leading retailers, and other firms are voraciously gathering data with little oversight from anyone. In Las Vegas, no company knows the value of data better than Caesars Entertainment. Many thousands of enthusiastic clients pour through the ever-open doors of their casinos. The secret to the company's success lies in their one unrivaled asset: they know their clients intimately by tracking the activities of the overwhelming majority of gamblers. They know exactly what games they like to play, what foods they enjoy for breakfast, when they prefer to visit, who their favorite hostess might be, and exactly how to keep them coming back for more. Caesars' dogged data-gathering methods have been so successful that they have grown to become the world's largest casino operator, and have inspired companies of all kinds to ramp up their own data mining in the hopes of boosting their targeted marketing efforts. Some do this themselves. Some rely on data brokers. Others clearly enter a moral gray zone that should make American consumers deeply uncomfortable. We live in an age when our personal information is harvested and aggregated whether we like it or not. And it is growing ever more difficult for those businesses that choose not to engage in more intrusive data gathering to compete with those that do. Tanner's timely warning resounds: Yes, there are many benefits to the free flow of all this data, but there is a dark, unregulated, and destructive netherworld as well.
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Darkside

Author: Tom Becker

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545037395

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 294

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After finding a tin can without a label on it, curious twelve-year-old Fergal Bamfield opens it to discover a desperate message for help that inspires Fergal and his friend, Charlotte, to venture out on a strange adventure that ends up being zanier than either could have ever imagined.
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Lifeblood

A Rachel Chavez Mystery

Author: Penny Rudolph

Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press Inc

ISBN: 1615951857

Category: Fiction

Page: 316

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Rachel Chavez, a recovering alcoholic, owns and lives in an apartment on the top floor of a parking garage in downtown Los Angeles. She leases parking space and the use of the rooftop helicopter pad to nearby businesses.
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Life Blood

Author: Caroline Llewellyn

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780804112635

Category: Fiction

Page: 356

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A novel of romantic suspense features widowed mother Jo Treleven, who takes possession of her grandmother's English cottage and discovers its horrifying past and its handsome but disturbing neighbor. Reprint.
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The Lifeblood of War

Logistics in Armed Conflict

Author: Julian Thompson

Publisher: Potomac Books Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Political Science

Page: 390

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Circulating Life

Blood Transfusion from Ancient Superstition to Modern Medicine

Author: Cherie Winner

Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books

ISBN: 0822566060

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

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A history of the art of transfusions and a scientific discourse on the chemistry of blood.
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Soul Vampires: Reclaiming Your Lifeblood After Narcissistic Abuse

Author: Andrea Schneider

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 1483559106

Category: Self-Help

Page: 20

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Are you in an abusive relationship? Are you feeling used and discarded by someone? Have you been hurt by a selfish, self-serving individual? If so, maybe you’ve been taken by a narcissist. This book can help you get past the hurt-- and heal-- providing a blueprint for moving forward with your life to a place of renewed strength and wellness. Andrea Schneider MSW, LCSW, an expert psychotherapist who has helped thousands overcome narcissistic abuse over her decades-long career, shows you the path forward to rising above and thriving.
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Lifeblood

How Successful Business Owners Achieve Wealth

Author: Sam Frowine

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781425921637

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 184

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There is excitement in the air. A young couple is in love. The wedding is exquisite. Two large families meet and celebrate. The festivities go on and on. The future holds so much promise-------- Oddly enough, in the midst of all the pleasantries, there is a cloud present. Like oil and water, there are two family members who do not easily mix. They are the new bride and her mother-in-law. Their mutual antagonism is a well known but infrequently spoken about syndrome. Their clash with one another is classic. Despite their lack of preparation for this, the individuals find themselves in a real inner war with no easy solution in sight. "My Son, What Have You Done?" attempts to analyze the many aspects of this conflict, including history, parents, baggage, expectations, siblings, and other surrounding influences. The style is analytic, objective and logical. The book reads lightly and entertainingly. The factors from the vantage point of both combatants are laid out, allowing the reader to make his or her own evaluation and judgment, and to relate to the situations presented. Surprisingly, "My Son, What Have You Done?" moves from its original neutral position and leads rather to strong, upbeat, and curative conclusions. Hopefully, its path will be helpful for everyone involved, which is the purpose for which this book was written. The book includes actual interviews with both mothers-in-law and daughters-in-law, which run the gamut of feelings, experiences, and hopes.
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Lifeblood

Tapping into Jesus as the True Source of Renewal

Author: John Brandon

Publisher: CLC Publications

ISBN: 1619582775

Category: Religion

Page: 199

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Even mature Christians can have moments of spiritual apathy, seasons when you just go through the motions and rely on your own strength to survive. John Brandon’s Lifeblood has the answer. The power of the Holy Spirit inside you—the lifeblood—is the only way to bring about authentic spiritual growth. In seven rich chapters, John shares how tapping into the lifeblood will revitalize all aspects of your life. If you want to transform how you view your Christian life and live radically for God, this book is a must-read.
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Lifeblood

Author: N. J. Cooper

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1849831920

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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Six months on from the events in NO ESCAPE, forensic psychologist Karen Taylor is busy assessing prisoners out on parole for a Ministry of Justice project designed to predict which of them will re-offend. One of them is Randall Greer, a violent serial rapist, whose last offence took place on the Isle of Wight. Karen is sure he will attack again - and that this time he will probably kill. So when Randall breaks the terms of his parole and goes missing, Karen breaks all the rules. She returns to the Isle of Wight to warn DCI Charlie Trench, because he was involved in Greer's arrest and subsequent trial for the rape of Lizzie Fane. Randall had threatened to kill Lizzie if she gave evidence against him. Lizzie Fane has secretly reinvented herself as Lisa Raithe, and is enjoying a burgeoning career as a successful artist. She's settled into an attractive village well away from the Island - and has tentatively started dating again. As Lisa, she has everything going for her. Until she hears that Randall is out, and on the loose. She has stoically rebuilt her shattered life - how far will she go to protect it? Soon people who gave evidence at Randall's trial are found murdered. Has the rapist now turned killer, as Karen predicted? Has Lizzie herself turned avenging angel? Or, as Karen starts to suspect, is someone else pulling the strings?
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Firstlife

Author: Gena Showalter

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1460394194

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 304

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The instant New York Times bestseller! "Utterly unique and absolutely riveting—I couldn't put it down! What a marvelously cool world."—New York Times bestselling author Sarah J. Maas From the author of the New York Times bestselling White Rabbit Chronicles series comes book 1 of a brand new series in which life as we know it is merely a dress rehearsal, and real life begins after death. Tenley "Ten" Lockwood is an average seventeen-year-old girl…who has spent the past thirteen months locked inside the Prynne Asylum. The reason? Not her obsession with numbers, but her refusal to let her parents choose where she'll live—after she dies. There is an eternal truth most of the world has come to accept: Firstlife is merely a dress rehearsal, and real life begins after death. In the Everlife, two realms are in power: Troika and Myriad, longtime enemies and deadly rivals. Both will do anything to recruit Ten, including sending their top Laborers to lure her to their side. Soon, Ten finds herself on the run, caught in a wild tug-of-war between the two realms who will do anything to win the right to her soul. Who can she trust? And what if the realm she's drawn to isn't where the boy she's falling for lives? She just has to stay alive long enough to make a decision…
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Scots And The Sea

A Nation's Lifeblood

Author: James Davidson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1780577680

Category: History

Page: 352

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With over six thousand miles of rugged coastline, nowhere in Scotland is more than forty-five miles from tidal waters, and seven of the biggest towns and cities are seaports. No wonder then that the sea has shaped Scotland, and in turn the Scots have helped to shape maritime history, trade and communications. Scots and the Sea is a unique and compelling account of a small, sparsely populated country's relationship with the most powerful force on earth. It is a celebration of the courage and endurance of fishermen and their families, the selfless bravery of lifeboat volunteers and the individual brilliance of leaders like Admiral Cochrane, who helped establish free nations across the globe. The illicit activities of scoundrels like Captain Kidd also provide a taste of the darker side of the story. Scotland's proud maritime tradition is traced through this volume, which examines the development of trade, the founding of a Scottish merchant navy and the pressures towards Union with England. It explores ports, harbours and shipyards, and outlines the vital role Scotland has played in shipbuilding and marine engineering - from the galleys and longships of early history to clippers, steamships, ocean liners, hovercraft and oil rigs. Also recounted are the exploits and achievements of Scots in all these fields, including those of James Watt, William Symington, Henry Bell and Robert Stevenson. Finally, it takes a look into the future, where Scottish research into wave and tidal power could become vital in providing a source of sustainable energy. Over the years, many Scots have made their living and their fortune from the sea, others have lost their lives to it – Scots and the Sea is a tribute to all of them.
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Lifeblood

Author: Werner Lind

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781938243646

Category: Fiction

Page: 236

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Lifeblood is a powerfully moving supernatural romance, filled with rich details and fast paced action. Lind has a brilliant way with words, creating a vivid atmosphere and filling it with characters that come to life with his words." --Diana Bennett, The Midwest Book Review All Ana Vasilifata ever wanted was a simple life, with a good husband, children, and a happy home. What she found was a vampire who made her his bride. And when she fled to England in the winter of 1665, she found a stake at the hands of a fearful and angry mob. Over three hundred years later, an accident reanimates Ana in the quiet town of Meriwether, Iowa. She flees to an abandoned house where she meets Joshua Davidson, a kind-hearted carpenter who helps Ana adjust to this strange place and time. As her friendship with Joshua deepens, Ana begins to hope she can finally find the peace she has always sought. But dangers still haunt her, for even now there are some who believe in the stories of vampires. This time she is not friendless -but, she wonders, would Joshua continue to help her if he knew what she was? And even if he would, could he protect her from all the monsters lurking in the shadows?
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Lifeblood

Author: P. N. Elrod

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780441847761

Category: Fiction

Page: 202

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Journalist-turned-vampire Jack Fleming investigates the very men who want him dead, as he tries to find out how a band of crazy vampire-hunters discovered the secret of his true identity
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