Essential Shit Pub Science to Impress your Mates

Author: Bobby Mercer
Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.
ISBN: 9781446354858
Release Date: 2012-04-01
Genre: Reference

This is science but not as you know it - here you get all the really cool stuff they didn't teach you in the classroom but you've always wanted to know...For example, ever wondered why hair grows out your nose and ears and if cockroaches really would survive a nuclear blast? Do you wish you could crush a beer can on your forehead or open a door with a credit card? Then look no further, all will be explained here. This is the ultimate science textbook and will answer all your craziest science questions with clarity, practical guidance and, of course, mirth. This is the perfect source of pub ammo.

The Wolf

Author: Robert Mitchell
ISBN: 9781847538239
Release Date: 2007-01-01
Genre: Fiction

Aaron has run away from his foster home and is running away from a group of men, from whom he stole a wallet. He runs into a forest where he is bitten by a large animal. The boy is found by a writer who takes him home and the story unfolds

The Tommyknockers

Author: Stephen King
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781501144288
Release Date: 2016-02-16
Genre: Fiction

Everything is familiar. But everything has changed. Coming back to the little community is like walking into a nightmare for Jim Gardener, poet, drunk, potential suicide. It all looks the same, the house, the furniture, Jim's friend Bobbi, her beagle (though ageing), even the woods out at the back. But it was in the woods that Bobbi stumbled over the odd, part-buried object and felt a peculiar tingle as she brushed the soft earth away. Everything is familiar. But everything is about to change.

Longarm 382

Author: Tabor Evans
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101442548
Release Date: 2010-08-31
Genre: Fiction

Longarm trails a lawman gone bad… With a reputation that precedes him, Longarm is one larger-than-life lawman. Now he’s taken on his biggest challenge yet—a former federal marshal who’s gone rogue, abducting his beautiful ex-wife and hiding out in Arizona’s Monument Valley. Word is, he’s inciting the Navajo to go on the warpath. Just finding them in this unforgiving terrain presents a monumental challenge for U.S. Deputy Marshal Custis Long. But if anyone can rescue the lady and outshoot a trigger-happy ex-lawman with nothing left to lose, it’s Longarm.

The Call Of Earth

Author: Orson Scott Card
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781405524063
Release Date: 2012-12-20
Genre: Fiction

Feeling itself to be failing, the Oversoul realises that it needs the technology of the Lost Earth to achieve its aims. It has already caused Nafai, a teenage boy, to commit murder ... Nafai, his father and his brothers have left Basilica, but the rest of his family remain there, including his mother, the influential Lady Rasa. However, Rasa has other things on her mind, such as the 'friendly' invasion of troops under the leadership of General Vozmuzhalnoy Vozmozhno of Gorayni, who does not believe in any Gods, including the Oversoul - although he may still be its unknowing instrument. More information on this book and others can be found on the Orbit website at

An Unfinished Life

Author: Mark Spragg
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
ISBN: UOM:39015060121640
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Fiction

Seeking to escape her brutal boyfriend and hoping to introduce her daughter, Griff, to the grandfather she has never met, widow Jean Gilkyson seeks refuge in her late husband's Wyoming hometown with her estranged father-in-law, who blames her for his son's death. Reader's Guide available. 75,000 first printing.

Die Again Macready

Author: Jack Livingston
Publisher: Signet
ISBN: 0451140117
Release Date: 1985
Genre: Fiction

Deaf private detective Joe Binney of New York City is on the trail of a missing quarter of a million dollars when he discovers his client Macready's business manager's corpse

Maximillian s Garden

Author: Nina Vida
Publisher: Bantam Books
ISBN: 055328536X
Release Date: 1990-05-01
Genre: Fiction

During a trip to Mexico in search of their heritage, Dolores, a Los Angeles judge, and her sister are kidnapped by revolutionaries led by Chaya Dedano, a Mexican film star, and swept back in time into Mexico's rich historical past

Holding the Dream

Author: Nora Roberts
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101146028
Release Date: 1997-01-01
Genre: Fiction

In the second book of Nora Roberts’s Dream Trilogy, the ever practical Kate Powell finds her career sidetracked by a scandal—one that will teach her the value of family, friendship, and love… Surrounded by the sweeping cliffs and beauty of Big Sur, Kate Powell treasured both her life at Templeton House and the family who raised her like one of their own. Although Kate lacked Margo’s beauty and Laura’s elegance, she knew she had something they would never possess—a shrewd head for business. Driven by ambition, Kate measured her life’s success with each soaring promotion. But now faced with professional impropriety, Kate is forced to look deep within herself—only to find something missing in her life...and in her heart. Don't miss the other books in the Dream Trilogy Daring to Dream Finding the Dream From the Trade Paperback edition.

Call of the Ancient Mariner

Author: Reese Palley
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071388818
Release Date: 2003-10
Genre: Sports & Recreation

An inspiring, irreverent, and spirited manifesto for senior sailors and would-be sailors Nearly one million recreational sailors are now over 60, and their numbers will soon swell with baby boomers. Yet, no sailing literature has addressed the needs, concerns, and dreams of senior sailors--until now! In Call of the Ancient Mariner, 82-year-old Reese Palley proclaims that sailing is the natural sport for the old, the best way to lengthen and improve your life, and the perfect antidote to a society that conspires to narrow senior horizons. Having circled the globe on a small boat in his 60s and 70s, Palley assures older sailors that with the right preparation and gear, they can and should keep sailing long into their golden years. In his eloquent, engaging, and witty style, he: Helps older sailors prepare for long voyages Gives practical advice on making boats safer and easier to operate Shows why, far from endangering health, sailing improves health, and profiles a delightful variety of septua- and octogenerian sailors to underline the point

Getting Old Sucks

Author: Ed Strnad
Publisher: CCC Publishing
ISBN: 1576440486
Release Date: 1997-05-01
Genre: Aging

Millions of baby boomers, stumbling into middle age, are being fed a line: "Getting old is cool!" Can't swallow that? GETTING OLD SUCKS is your perfect antidote to those sappy, feel-good books about how great it is to age gracefully. You'll experience many smiles of recognition--unfortunately causing even more laugh lines and crows feet.

Playstation Survival Guide

Author: J. Douglas Arnold
Publisher: Sandwich Islands Pub
ISBN: 1884364403
Release Date: 1998-03-01
Genre: Games

This encyclopedic book will serve the home enthusiast on the Sony Playstation machines found in over 12 million households. Over 15 games are profiled, leading the player to all the secrets, strategies, maps, and secret passwords. Covers such popular games as Tomb Raider 2, Oddworld, Crash Bandicoot, Star Wars: Masters of Teras Kasi, Bushido Blade, Mace, Clayfighters Extreme Rampage World Tour, Mega Man X8, Madden '98, NFL '98, and NHL Hockey.