Read This Next

500 of the Best Books You’ll Ever Read

Author: Howard Mittelmark,Sandra Newman

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 9780062020222

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 464

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Are you tired of bland, overly earnest reading guides that discuss the same old books? Read This Next by Sandra Newman and Howard Mittlemark is the answer. A smart, irreverent, honest, and truly hilarious guide to your 500 new favorite books, Read This Next is aimed at those readers and book groups that are looking for great reading suggestions with more variety and spice than the usual book club picks—while offering food for thought and laughter in equal measure.
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Business Adventures

Zwölf lehrreiche Geschichten aus der Welt der Wall Street

Author: John Brooks

Publisher: Börsenbuchverlag

ISBN: 3864702763

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 480

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Wenn Bill Gates in seinem Blog ein Buch zum "besten Wirtschaftsbuch" kürt und nebenbei erwähnt, dass er es sich vor Jahren von Warren Buffett geliehen hat, dann kommt das dabei heraus: Ein seit Jahren vergriffenes Werk wird wieder zum Bestseller. "Business Adventures" wurde erstmals im Jahr 1968 veröffentlicht. Es enthält zwölf Essays des New Yorker Journalisten John Brooks, in denen dieser beschreibt, wie sich das Schicksal gigantischer Unternehmen durch einen Schlüsselmoment entschied. Sie geben einen zeitlosen und tiefen Einblick in die Mechanismen der Wirtschaft und der Wall Street. Bis vor wenigen Monaten war das Buch jahrelang vergriffen. Dann lobte Bill Gates es über den grünen Klee. Der Rest ist Geschichte. "Business Adventures" schoss umgehend in die
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Das Leben und das Schreiben

Memoiren

Author: Stephen King

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641054001

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 384

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„Ich schreibe so lange, wie der Leser davon überzeugt ist, in den Händen eines erstklassigen Wahnsinnigen zu sein.“ Stephen King Während der Genesung nach einem schweren Unfall schreibt Stephen King seine Memoiren – Leben und Schreiben sind eins. Ein unverzichtbarer Ratgeber für alle angehenden Schriftsteller und eine Fundgrube für alle, die mehr über den König des Horror-Genres erfahren wollen. Ein kluges und gleichzeitig packendes Buch über gelebte Literatur. »Eine Konfession.« Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
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Don't Wake Up

The most gripping first chapter you will ever read!

Author: Liz Lawler

Publisher: Bonnier Publishing Fiction Ltd.

ISBN: 1785770586

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

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The pitch-black bestselling psychological thriller for fans of Friend Request by Laura Marshall and I Am Watching You by Teresa Driscoll. Alex Taylor wakes up tied to an operating table. The man who stands over her isn't a doctor. The choice he forces her to make is utterly unspeakable. But when Alex re-awakens, she's unharmed - and no one believes her horrifying story. Ostracised by her colleagues, her family and her partner, she begins to wonder if she really is losing her mind. And then she meets the next victim. So compulsive you can't stop reading. So chilling you won't stop talking about it. Don't Wake Up is a dark, gripping psychological thriller with a horrifying premise and a stinging twist . . . 'Outstanding . . . a rollercoaster of a read' Angela Marsons Read what real readers have to say about DON'T WAKE UP: 'A gripping read right up to the end . . . fast-paced, well written and exciting' 'Full of twists . . . one of the best books I've read in a while' 'Mind-blowing. It kept me guessing from the beginning to the end' 'A perfect balance of suspense, drama, crime and mystery. A superbly executed book I could not stop reading!'
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Die Antiquarin

Author: Sheridan Hay

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3644300712

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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Über die Liebe zu Büchern und die Liebe an sich Rosemary Savage liebt Bücher über alles. Eines Tages entdeckt sie bei einem ihrer Streifzüge durch New York das riesige Antiquariat «Arcade». Rosemary ist völlig verzaubert und eröffnet dem Inhaber, dass sie unbedingt hier arbeiten will. Zu ihrem Erstaunen wird sie sofort eingestellt – für die junge Frau geht ein Traum in Erfüllung. Gemeinsam mit ihrem eigenwilligen Kollegen Oscar erkundet sie bei jeder Gelegenheit den Buchladen. Durch Zufall stoßen die beiden auf ein verlorengeglaubtes Manuskript von Herman Melville, dem berühmten Autor von «Moby Dick». Ein sensationeller Fund. Doch auch andere sind diesem Schatz auf der Spur ... «Ein wunderbarer Roman über die Liebe zur Literatur.» (General-Anzeiger) «Eine Ferienlektüre, die man nicht so schnell aus der Hand legt.» (Hessische Allgemeine) «Die Sätze der Autorin sind wie Gedichte ... Absolut lesenswert.» (Badische Neueste Nachrichten)
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The Second Most Important Book You Will Ever Read

A Personal Challenge to Read the Bible

Author: Dan Patrick

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 1418518719

Category: Religion

Page: 240

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So what's your excuse for failing to read the MOST important book ever written, the Bible? Don't think you can understand the Bible? No time for Bible reading? No relevancy of the Bible to your life? Questions about the Bible's authenticity? Although most Americans own a Bible, polls show that few people have read the Bible or even parts of it. Perhaps what most Americans don't know is that the Bible has life-changing information about how to get right with God know why you are alive today receive God's guidance...daily get through tough times have a successful marriage and family life know what you really believe with confidence manage your money and resources communicate with God build good relationships prepare for the future Dan Patrick's book is for those with little or no faith in God...for those who attend church but haven't read the Bible...and for serious Bible students. Read it, and then give a copy to a friend.
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The Smartest Money Book You'll Ever Read

Everything You Need to Know About Growing, Spending, and Enjoying Your Money

Author: Daniel R. Solin

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101553715

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 304

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Stop working for money and put your money to work for you! Tens of thousands of readers trust Dan Solin's advice when it comes to investing, managing their 401(k)s, and planning for retirement. Now Solin offers the smartest guide to money management and financial planning yet. From managing your debt, boosting your savings, and owning (or renting) a home to buying insurance, maximizing investment returns, and retiring when you want to, The Smartest Money Book You'll Ever Read is your road map to financial freedom-and to enjoying yourself along the way.
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Gotta Read It!

Five Simple Steps to a Fiction Pitch That Sells

Author: Libbie Hawker

Publisher: Running Rabbit Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: N.A

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Blurbs, product descriptions, query letters… no matter what you call them, they’re a chore to write. And yet the success of any novel can depend on its pitch. What’s an author to do? In this short, instructive ebook, Libbie Hawker takes the pain out of pitch-writing and shares the secrets of a perfect fiction pitch. Whether you’re an indie writer seeking to improve sales of your self-published novels or an author hoping to hook your dream agent with a can’t-resist query letter, GOTTA READ IT! Is the ebook for you. Learn which features signify great story to the subconscious mind, how to sort through the details of your plot to find the core of your novel, and how to write pitches for books with one, two, or many primary characters… all in five simple steps!
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Die Schätze von Poynton

Roman

Author: Henry James

Publisher: Kiepenheuer & Witsch

ISBN: 3462411276

Category: Fiction

Page: 298

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»Ein kleines psychologisches und soziales Gemälde« nannte Henry James den Roman »Die Schätze von Poynton«, der 1897 erschien und über dessen Entstehung und Entwicklung er so ausführlich wie über keines seiner anderen Bücher in den »Notebooks« berichtet hat.Der Roman spielt auf einem englischen Landsitz und im London der Jahrhundertwende. Zwischen der verwitweten Mrs. Gereth und ihrer zukünftigen – unerwünschten – Schwiegertochter Mona Brigstock entbrennt ein Kampf um den kleinen, doch mit erlesenen, wertvollen Kunstgegenständen eingerichteten Landsitz Poynton, der nach dem Tode ihres Mannes nicht an Mrs. Gereth, sondern an ihren einzigen Sohn Owen fiel. Ihr Leben lang hat Mrs. Gereth mit Geschmack und Kunstverständnis die Schätze für Poynton zusammengetragen, und sie möchte das alles nun nicht einer Schwiegertochter überlassen, die in ihren Augen eine Banausin ist, dumm, ohne Geschmack und Stilgefühl. Mehr sagt Mrs. Gereth schon Fleda Vetch zu, sie ist zwar mittellos, doch mit ungewöhnlicher Sensibilität, Geschmack und Einbildungskraft begabt.
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The Trust Mandate

The behavioural science behind how asset managers REALLY win and keep clients

Author: Herman Brodie,Klaus Harnack

Publisher: Harriman House Limited

ISBN: 0857196448

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 238

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This groundbreaking new book answers an essential question: why is it that a fund client selects, or an investment consultant recommends, one asset manager over another when the two are, on paper at least, very similar? Also, why is it that some asset managers maintain their mandates during difficult periods in the cycle and others don't, even though their performances are identical? Authors Herman Brodie and Klaus Harnack investigated the drivers of these selection decisions and uncovered that so-called 'soft' factors play the primary role - even more so for consultants than for end-clients. They also discovered that these soft factors are essentially the means clients use to judge an asset manager's benevolent intentions, one of the two dimensions of the universal human evaluation more commonly known as trust. Backed by compelling data and research from multiple disciplines, The Trust Mandate breaks open the science of trust for asset managers, revealing the systematic steps clients take in their search for evidence of good intentions - the essential, but often missing, component in business relationships. It also shows how trusted managers are able to win more clients, keep them longer, merit good recommendations, allowed to take more risks, and justify higher fees. The clients of trusted managers enjoy reduced anxiety, earn higher long-run returns, and avoid costly and pointless transitions from firm to firm. So high-trust relationships are a genuine win-win situation. Yet the task of initiating and nurturing them falls squarely on the service provider. Asset managers must learn to convey their good intentions. The Trust Mandate shows why - and how - in unprecedented detail.
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The Smartest Investment Book You'll Ever Read

The Simple, Stress-free Way to Reach Your Investment Goals

Author: Daniel R. Solin

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780399532832

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 179

View: 9695

Presents a plan for personal financial success that emphasizes the use of trusted, brand-name fund managers, and shows investors how to create and monitor portfolios while avoiding common investment mistakes.
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The Smartest Retirement Book You'll Ever Read

Author: Daniel R. Solin

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101133699

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

View: 9714

Follow the advice in The Smartest Retirement Book You'll Ever Read and you will: Find simple strategies to maximize your retirement nest egg Steer clear of scams that rob you of your hard-earned savings Ensure that your money lasts longer than you do Avoid the common mistakes that can leave your spouse impoverished Discover financial lifelines no matter how desperate the economy "If you want a handy guide that provides information in small chunks, Solin's book is it." -Newark Star-Ledger
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Smartest 401(k) Book You'll Ever Read

Maximize Your Retirement Savings...the Smart Way!

Author: Daniel R. Solin

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101458046

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

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This book will change the way you think about and invest in your retirement savings plan-forever. Internationally bestselling author and consumer advocate Dan Solin challenges some basic and misguided assumptions about traditional retirement plans to reveal that: ? 401(k) and 403(b) plans are laden with Porky Pig fees, poor investment choices, and conflicts of interest. You may be better off just saying "No!" ? There is a simple way to make smart choices in these plans- and this book shows you exactly what to do and which funds to avoid. ? There is one investment that could be the key to a successful retirement plan. You can do it yourself, with pre-tax or after-tax money. Create your own, inflation-proof pension plan that is guaranteed to provide you with monthly income for as long as you live, and beyond! Smart Investing is not complicated. You have the power to make meaningful changes to your retirement savings plan-no matter what your age or financial status. "If you haven't taken a recent look at what your own retirement investments are doing and-perhaps even more important-how they are put together, reading Solin's smart little book might provide the impetus for action." -Miami Herald
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Changes in Latitudes

Author: Will Hobbs

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781439116340

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 176

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Trouble In Paradise Sixteen-year-old Travis is looking for a good time. A vacation in Mexico with his mother, sister, and little brother might cramp his style, but he's willing to take that risk for a chance to cruise the beaches. Travis soon discovers that even with his headphones and shades, he can't completely cut himself off from his family's problems. He begins to understand why his father didn't come with them: His mother is contemplating a divorce. Meanwhile his younger brother, Teddy, becomes increasingly obsessed with protecting some endangered sea turtles near the resort. In spite of himself, Travis is drawn into Teddy's efforts to save the turtles. But it takes a devastating tragedy beyond his imagining to shake Travis out of his cynicism -- a tragedy that will change his family forever.
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Heaven

Author: Randy Alcorn

Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.

ISBN: 9781414345673

Category: Religion

Page: 560

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What will heaven be like? Randy Alcorn presents a thoroughly biblical answer, based on years of careful study, presented in an engaging, reader-friendly style. His conclusions will surprise readers and stretch their thinking about this important subject. Heaven will inspire readers to long for heaven while they're living on earth.
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Design to Grow

How Coca-Cola Learned to Combine Scale and Agility (and How You Can Too)

Author: David Butler,Linda Tischler

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1451676271

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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Expert advice from Coca-Cola’s Vice President of Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Learn how the world’s largest beverage brand uses design to grow its business by combining the advantages of a large-scale company with the agility of a nimble startup. Every company needs both scale and agility to win. From a fledging startup in Nepal, to a century-old multinational in New York, scale and agility are two qualities that are essential to every company’s success. Start-ups understand agility. They know just when to pivot to stay alive. But what they haven’t mastered yet is how to stabilize their business model so they can move to the next stage and become full-fledged companies. And well-established companies know scale. They are successful because they know how to leverage size with a high degree of effectiveness and efficiency. But what worries them most is staying competitive in a world of increasing uncertainty and change, complicated by upstarts searching for ways to disrupt the industry. So what is the key to creating the kind of scale and agility necessary to stay competitive in this day and age? The answer is design. In Design to Grow, a Coca-Cola senior executive shares both the successes and failures of one of the world’s largest companies as it learns to use design to be both agile and big. In this rare and unprecedented behind-the-scenes look, David Butler and senior Fast Company editor, Linda Tischler, use plain language and easy-to-understand case studies to show how this works at Coca-Cola—and how other companies can use the same approach to grow their business. This book is a must-read for managers inside large corporations as well as entrepreneurs just getting started.
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The Fight for Power and Money

Author: Harvey Hughes,Jovonna Burton

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1546253203

Category: Fiction

Page: 346

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As you can see, my fiance and I are done with this book. If you are reading the summary before the book, there are people of different cultures in the book who are speaking their language. If you get stuck with the language, keep on readingwe translated their language in English. We feel that this book is the best fiction, action, thriller, suspense book you will ever read, but we will let you be the judge of that. Go ahead and read The Fight for Power and Money. Stay tune for the next books coming out soon.
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