My Everest - Dream and Reality: The first woman from Serbia by Dragana Rajblovic

By Dragana Rajblovic

Dragana Rajblović is the 1st ladies from the Balkans and for now the one one from Serbia, who climbed to the top height of the realm - Mount Everest (8850 m), within the Himalayas. 9 years after the ascent of 2007, notes approximately this pastime have been tailored right into a booklet ‘My Everest - dream and reality’.
This is a ebook approximately own event, yet own event of a lady in addition. including the male participants of the crew, she spent many days at base camp in far-away Tibet, looking ahead to the favorable second to climb Everest.
Beside Everest, the publication additionally describes the hike on Cho Oyu (8200 m), the 6th maximum summit of the realm and lots of mountains which got here sooner than the climb to the roof of the area, in coaching period
As a player of numerous expeditions, she went all through quite a few components of the realm, this can be a e-book and travelogue, which expresses her impressions of alternative humans she met - Sherpas, Tibetans and their history.
Moreover, this can be a mountain consultant, with extra textual content on the finish approximately acclimatization and version of the physique to stipulations at excessive altitudes.
crucial message is, encouragement and motivation for current and destiny generations, that whatever and every thing is possible.
Achieve your dreams!

Aleksandar Vasovic, journalist,
Belgrade, Serbia

"My Everest," a non-fiction e-book by way of Dragana Rajblovic, the 1st lady from the Western Balkans to climb Mt. Everest is a must-read. Dragana gives you a deep and sprightly examine adventures alongside her route to the world's optimum height. She is usually emotional in regards to the facets of a climber's lifestyles, in addition to its risky charms.
The ebook can be considerable with Dagana's feedback from her different journeys, that are a e-book of its personal if she makes a decision to extend on that. My Everest additionally has an further worth because it includes very important pointers on pre-climb education to the perform of "little issues" comparable to retaining ft freed from blisters.
To me as a former climber, it was once fresh to determine that Dragana continues to be life like, she doesn't romanticize approximately the entire intricacies and vagaries hiking and in regards to the emotions after eventually achieving the summit of Everest.

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Up Your Score: SAT, 2018-2019 Edition: The Underground Guide by Larry Berger,Michael Colton,Manek Mistry,Paul Rossi

By Larry Berger,Michael Colton,Manek Mistry,Paul Rossi

Thoroughly revised for the remodeled SAT, Up Your ranking: SAT is the one test-prep consultant written for college students via students—all of whom accomplished excellent or near-perfect rankings and went directly to the universities in their selection. A supplement and fact fee to the mainstream SAT examine publications, it’s the ebook that children suggest to each other, simply because it’s as wonderful because it is valuable, exhibiting scholars how to:

•    imagine just like the SAT
•    Ramp up their “mental math” powers
•    be mindful the 12 most vital grammar rules
•    Hone pace and timing
•    comprehend key vocabulary phrases in context
•    Be a greater guesser (and why it’s consistently larger to guess)
•    Vanquish anxiousness and increase concentration
•    top fill within the solution circles, saving approximately six minutes
•    Unwind with SAT Yoga


 

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Susie Sunshine by Deborah Kiejbach

By Deborah Kiejbach

Susie Sunshine got here into this global like a lightning bolt. She is a small-town woman who had many adventures together with her formative years pals. make a journey down their reminiscence lane with Julianna, Susie, Angelique, Shelly, and Celina. See how they evolve as younger women. See how Jewels turned a Christian and skim her testimony. this can be a fictional publication yet with real-life events.

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The Night of Wishes: or The Satanarchaeolidealcohellish by Michael Ende,Regina Kehn,Heike Schwarzbauer,Rick Takvorian

By Michael Ende,Regina Kehn,Heike Schwarzbauer,Rick Takvorian

From the writer of The Neverending Story, a ebook that reminds us that “magic—be it solid or bad—is no uncomplicated matter.”

it truly is New Year’s Eve on the Villa Nightmare yet Beelzebub Preposteror is in no temper for occasion. because the Shadow Sorcery Minister,Preposteror has an obligation to accomplish a undeniable variety of evil deeds in provider to the Minister of Pitch Darkness. yet this yr, to his horror, he’s nowhere close to assembly that quota. Preposteror has all yet given up whilst who should still make an unforeseen stopover at yet his aunt, the witch Tyrannia Vampirella. She has include a diabolical thought that simply could be the answer to Preposterer’s problem: jointly they are going to brew the fabled suggestion Potion, “one of the main historic and robust evil spells within the universe,” and their every evil want might be granted.

the single factor that stands of their manner is a impossible team—a cat named Mauricio di Mauro and a raven referred to as Jacob Scribble, who've simply hours to thwart the plans in their sorcerer masters and store the realm from destruction.

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Bitch Planet 2 (Italian Edition) by Kelly Sue DeConnick,Valentine De Landro,Leonardo Favia

By Kelly Sue DeConnick,Valentine De Landro,Leonardo Favia

Sul pianeta prigione comunemente noto come whinge Planet fervono i lavori in step with l. a. costruzione di un'arena in keeping with giochi destinati a sollazzare le annoiate popolazioni della terra, mentre una sommossa sotterranea cerca sfogo e un uomo con un segreto inconfessabile potrebbe fornire l'attesa scintilla consistent with una rivolta che da troppo pace arde sotto le ceneri di un regime iperconsumistico e maschilista. L'atteso secondo quantity della saga di Kelly Sue DeConnick e Valentine DeLandro è arrivato, ed è valso l'attesa.

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Where Drowned Things Live: A Kristin Ginelli Mystery by Susan Thistlethwaite

By Susan Thistlethwaite

the place Drowned issues reside describes the struggles of an untenured professor, Kristin Ginelli, as she attempts to tips a tender lady pupil at her college and get her to bare who's abusing her. Kristin fails, and the coed is located drowned. As a former Chicago cop who hand over the strength over sexual harassment and the dying of her detective husband within the line of accountability, Kristin doggedly investigates this mysterious dying, pushing again on foot-dragging by way of the college and obstruction by way of the Chicago police. Kristin is nearly killed two times, yet she doesn't quit on wondering why this pupil died.   
    the radical is thoroughly fictional. what's no longer fiction, notwithstanding, is that frequently scholars at schools and universities round the nation are liable to sexual attack and abuse and so they can obtain little or no support from their faculties or from legislation enforcement.
    at the present time greater than three hundred faculties of upper schooling are being investigated lower than name IX for disasters to avoid sexual attack and harassment on their campuses, and to deal relatively with reports.

"Thistlethwaite combines nice writing abilities, deep wisdom of faith, and the tutorial settings within which the publication is decided along with her insatiable wish to find out about issues she doesn't already understand. learn this book!"
--Harry Knox, Former President and CEO, spiritual Coalition for Reproductive Choice

"Where Drowned issues Live grabbed my recognition from web page one. Thistlethwaite captures the narrating personality, surroundings, and taut tale line instantly, and manages to delve right into a number of modern concerns with no wasting the good-read impetus."
--Jane Fisler Hoffman, United Church of Christ convention Minister (Ret.)

"In her first secret novel, Thistlethwaite artfully weaves jointly her ability in plot, characterization, suspense, and her clever and sizeable observation on ethics and the abuse of energy. i glance ahead to more of the policewoman-turned-professor, Kristen Ginelli!"
--Gloria Hopewell, Rector, Grace Episcopal Church, Galena, IL

"Where Drowned issues Live is clever, compelling, and thought-provoking. Thistlethwaite's realization to urgent social matters in the course of a fancy secret units this publication except its friends. I loved meeting Kristin Ginelli and wait for seeing the area via her eyes again."
--Tolonda Henderson, guideline Librarian, George Washington University

"Thistlethwaite deftly navigates Ginelli--the cop-turned-prof armed with highway smarts, grit, and a penchant for philosophy--through departmental politics, unmarried parenting, and homicide. this can be a nice tale that winds us from Plato in the course of the collage of Chicago and feminist theology. Thistlethwaite is the infrequent author who can weave any such skillful and relaxing read."
--Burke Gerstenschlager, Senior Editor, Berghahn Books

Susan Thistlethwaite is Professor of Theology at Chicago Theological Seminary (CTS). From June 1998 to June 2008, she served because the eleventh President of CTS. ahead of the Presidency, she have been a Professor of Theology at CTS for 20 years. She has been an ordained minister of the United Church of Christ in view that 1973. She is the writer or editor of fourteen educational books. this can be her first paintings of fiction.

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QGIS: Becoming a GIS Power User by Anita Graser,Ben Mearns,Alex Mandel,Victor Olaya

By Anita Graser,Ben Mearns,Alex Mandel,Victor Olaya Ferrero,Alexander Bruy

Master information administration, visualization, and spatial research concepts in QGIS and turn into a GIS strength user

About This Book

  • Learn the right way to paintings with numerous kinds of information and create appealing maps utilizing this easy-to-follow guide
  • Give a slightly of professionalism on your maps, either for performance and appear and feel, with the aid of this functional guide
  • This revolutionary, hands-on consultant builds on a geo-spatial information and provides extra reactive maps utilizing geometry tools.

Who This ebook Is For

If you're a person, developer, or advisor and need to grasp how one can use QGIS to accomplish the consequences you're used to from different varieties of GIS, then this studying course is for you. you're anticipated to be pleased with middle GIS recommendations. This studying direction will make you knowledgeable with QGIS by means of exhibiting you the way to strengthen extra complicated, layered map functions. it is going to release you to the following point of GIS users.

What you are going to Learn

  • Create your first map via styling either vector and raster layers from assorted info sources
  • Use parameters equivalent to precipitation, relative humidity, and temperature to foretell the vulnerability of fields and plants to mildew
  • Re-project vector and raster facts and spot the best way to convert among various sort formats
  • Use a mixture of net prone to supply a collaborative information system
  • Use raster research and a version automation device to version the actual stipulations for hydrological analysis
  • Get the main out of the cartographic instruments to in QGIS to bare the complicated counsel and methods of cartography

In Detail

The first module studying QGIS, 3rd version covers the deploy and configuration of QGIS. you will turn into a grasp in info construction and enhancing, and growing nice maps. by way of the top of this module, you can actually expand QGIS with Python, getting in-depth with constructing customized instruments for the Processing Toolbox.

The moment module QGIS Blueprints supplies an outline of the applying kinds and the technical elements besides few examples from the electronic humanities. After estimating unknown values utilizing interpolation tools and demonstrating visualization and analytical strategies, the module ends through growing an editable and data-rich map for the invention of neighborhood information.

The 3rd module QGIS 2 Cookbook covers facts enter and output with unique directions for trickier codecs. Later, we dive into exploring information, facts administration, and preprocessing steps to chop your information to only the real components. on the finish of this module, you are going to dive into the equipment for reading routes and networks, and tips on how to take QGIS past the out-of-the-box beneficial properties with plug-ins, customization, and add-on tools.

This studying course combines the superior that Packt has to supply in a single whole, curated package deal. It contains content material from the subsequent Packt products:

  • Learning QGIS, 3rd version through Anita Graser
  • QGIS Blueprints via Ben Mearns
  • QGIS 2 Cookbook by means of Alex Mandel, Victor Olaya Ferrero, Anita Graser, Alexander Bruy

Style and approach

This studying direction gets you up and operating with QGIS. we begin off with an advent to QGIS and create maps and plugins. Then, we'll consultant you thru Blueprints for geographic internet purposes, each one of that allows you to educate you a unique function by way of boiling down a fancy workflow into steps you could persist with. eventually, you will flip your cognizance to turning into a QGIS energy consumer and grasp info administration, visualization, and spatial research ideas of QGIS.

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Terror in Paris by Dave Admire

By Dave Admire

during this high-level mystery, 3 felony justice professors trip with a bunch of scholars to Paris to enquire the French legal justice procedure. days after touchdown within the recognized “City of Lights,” the gang is stuck up in a major terrorist assault designed to carry France to its knees. Tensions and tempers upward thrust because the americans try to get away their unknown attackers. Professors and scholars alike quickly locate themselves combating for his or her very lives.

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The Agile Software Tester: Software testing in the agile by Kev Martin

By Kev Martin

whereas many businesses have followed the agile framework absolutely with a delicately deliberate method and a hundred% corporation dedication this means that they're now reaping the advantages won there are nonetheless lots of software program businesses in the market who've, for one cause or one other, now not. those businesses nonetheless forget about the agile framework method or they've got easily positioned a taskboard within the centre of the workplace and acknowledged ‘there, we're agile’.
While it's actual that the agile method isn't for everybody and never each software program improvement undertaking is suited for the framework it's, even if, the future of the vast majority of businesses who're fascinated with software program improvement.
As agile has grown in reputation and utilization over the many years the quantity of literature concerning the topic has additionally grown. although many of the books presently on the market concentrate on the venture administration or software program improvement parts of the software program improvement existence cycle, there's nonetheless little or no for the agile software program tester to learn. within the agile international; trying out and the software program tester are only as vital as the other technique or individual and that's why i've got written this booklet. confidently skilled and new testers alike will locate a few necessary tips inside those humble pages so that it will support them improve their profession and delight of trying out software program.
Test execs involvement in agile tasks is still challenged as a result of very diversified nature of the agile technique in comparison to older methodologies similar to waterfall and the V version. this can be additionally now not helped via a degree of confusion in regards to the real nature of agile that persists in lots of businesses and deep-rooted prejudices aimed toward testers by means of a few programmers and venture managers (they are not anything greater than failed programmers being a standard feeling). even if there are numerous try pros succeeding in agile initiatives, many others proceed to fight to be triumphant and accomplish their actual strength that their abilities and commitment deserve. Testers who've spent decades checking out outdoors of agile may also frequently fight to make the leap around the waterfall. notwithstanding with caliber education, stable administration and self-belief this bounce could be accomplished, this can be the place the 3rd variation of this publication comes in.

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