Adventures of the Ant by Robert Fejer,Yangtian Li

By Robert Fejer,Yangtian Li

as soon as upon a time, no longer too faraway from at the present time, in a spot now not too faraway from right here, lived a bit ant named Toneeo. He used to be simply a typical ant, cruising via lifestyles, chuffed to hold regardless of the heck it used to be he needed to hold each day for the remainder of his days, as ants are identified to do. by no means wondering the better plan, Toneeo did issues a bit otherwise from all of the rest—not undesirable, simply diversified. sooner or later as Toneeo was once going approximately his day-by-day regimen, he encountered a major challenge and prior to he knew it, he was once off at the greatest experience of his life.

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Atlântico (Portuguese Edition) by SIMON WINCHESTER


Grandes batalhas marítimas, descobrimentos heróicos, tempestades titânicas e um oceano de histórias. Simon Winchester faz a crónica desta relação e lembra-nos como o Atlântico tem sido intensamente vivido e habitado. Aborda a história do oceano desde as suas origens geológicas até à época das Descobertas, das batalhas navais da Segunda Guerra Mundial à real luta contra a poluição e o excesso de pesca, através de uma narrativa épica, íntima e inspiradora. O fascínio pelo Atlântico levou Winchester às montanhas rochosas das Ilhas Faroé, aos portos fervilhantes de vida da Argentina e Brasil, aos castelos de escravos de África Ocidental e às povoações costeiras da Irlanda.

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The Tenth Plague by Adam Blumer

By Adam Blumer

Water turns to blood. Flies and gnats assault the blameless. Marc and Gillian Thayer’s holiday inn turns into a grisly homicide scene, with a killer utilizing the 10 plagues of Egypt as his playbook for revenge.

When their buddy turns up lifeless, Marc and Gillian placed their holiday on carry, enlist assistance from a retired murder detective, and take a more in-depth examine the weird plagues as they strengthen in depth. in the meantime, a stranger is after the Thayers’ newly followed child. Will they discover the reality in the back of the sour time table ahead of the 10th plague, the loss of life of the firstborn son?

Praise for The 10th Plague:

“Suspense of biblical proportions! Adam Blumer does a masterful task reworking the biblical plagues to a modern day situation packed with twists and turns that might preserve you riveted until eventually the very end.”
—Bonnie S. Calhoun, writer of Christian Fiction on-line journal and writer of Cooking the Books, a Sloane Templeton mystery

“A chilling story that retains readers turning pages and considering its truths. The 10th Plague is an effective access in Adam Blumer’s bibliography, and enthusiasts of thrillers with non secular intensity will locate a lot to enjoy.”
—C. J. Darlington, writer of Thicker than Blood and certain via Guilt

“Adam Blumer writes a suspenseful tale with a fondness for God infrequently obvious in today’s marketplace.”
—Creston Mapes, best-selling writer of no one, darkish celebrity, and entire Tilt

“An exciting premise with suspense that would preserve you at the fringe of your seat. Blumer’s crafted an excellent mystery within the 10th Plague.”
—Graham Garrison, writer of Hero’s Tribute and Legacy Road

“The 10th Plague gives you a compelling premise of a Bible/Koran hybrid sparking controversy and homicide that would thrill readers of fresh Christian fiction!”
—Bryn Jones, writer of the subsequent Chapter

“Adam Blumer’s 10th Plague sweeps a normal couple right into a present of striking events—all with a mentally deranged guy calling the photographs. Here’s a unique that would continue you thinking about what can in all likelihood get it wrong next!”
—Rick Barry, writer of Gunner’s Run

“An almost-forgotten mine catastrophe, a faulty convention on Bible translation, a twisted tackle the booklet of Revelation, a botched ATF-FBI operation, a proficient autistic child—Adam Blumer has woven those strands and extra right into a page-turning tapestry of a secret. You won’t are looking to lay this one apart until the writer has tied up all of the free ends.”
—Richard C. Leonard, writer of center of the Highriders and Silence of the Drums

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At The Table by John Read

By John Read

those brief meditations concentration one's consciousness on Jesus Christ and what He comprehensive through being crucified on a go. as a result of His resurrection, Christians celebrate and be mindful the Lord in a rite referred to as "The Lord's Supper" via consuming and consuming a few parts of no outcome which are whatever yet inconsequential.

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A militarização da burocracia (Portuguese Edition) by Suzeley Kalil Mathias

By Suzeley Kalil Mathias

Livro que enfoca parte importante da militarização da burocracia, com a influência direta das Forças Armadas em instâncias estatais de natureza civil (Comunicações e Educação). Expressa o destaque de tais áreas, a perspectiva gerencial e política de alguns setores militares sobre assuntos relevantes, nos quais reconheciam valor estratégico para o desenvolvimento do Estado. Demonstrada a importância primary da Educação e das Comunicações para o Estado no regime militar, a autora revela meandros da administração pública nesses dois Ministérios, durante um período de 27 anos.

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JIRA 5.x Development Cookbook by Jobin Kuruvilla

By Jobin Kuruvilla

In Detail

JIRA offers factor monitoring and undertaking monitoring for software program improvement groups to enhance code caliber and the rate of development.

"JIRA 5.x improvement Cookbook" is a one cease source to grasp extensions and customizations in JIRA. you are going to easy methods to create your individual JIRA plugins, customise the feel and appear of your JIRA UI, paintings with workflows, matters, customized fields, and lots more and plenty more.

"JIRA 5.x improvement Cookbook" starts off with recipes on simplifying the plugin improvement procedure by way of a whole bankruptcy devoted to the plugin framework to grasp plugins in JIRA.

Then we are going to flow directly to writing customized box plugins to create new box forms or customized searchers. We then methods to software and customise workflows to remodel JIRA right into a person pleasant system.

Reporting aid in an software like JIRA is inevitable! With rather a lot information spanning throughout assorted initiatives, concerns, etc, and many making plans performed for the undertaking, we are going to disguise the way to paintings on studies and contraptions to get personalized information in line with our needs.

We will then examine customizing a number of the looking features of JIRA reminiscent of JQL, looking out in plugins, dealing with filters, and so on.

"JIRA 5.x improvement Cookbook" steers in the direction of programming concerns, akin to developing, enhancing, and deleting concerns, developing new factor operations, handling a few of the different operations to be had on concerns through the JIRA APIs, and so on.

In the latter half "JIRA 5.x improvement Cookbook", you are going to the best way to customise JIRA through including new tabs, menus, and internet goods, converse with JIRA through the remaining, cleaning soap or XML/RPC interfaces, and paintings with the JIRA database.

The e-book ends with a bankruptcy on precious and common JIRA recipes.


"JIRA 5.x improvement Cookbook" is a part of Packt's Cookbook sequence. A Packt Cookbook comprises step by step recipes for suggestions to crucial difficulties you face whilst operating with a topic.
Inside this Cookbook you'll find:, an easy and easy-to-follow layout, a variety of crucial initiatives and difficulties, rigorously equipped directions for fixing the matter successfully, transparent factors of what you probably did, information for utilizing the answer to different situations

Who this e-book is for

If you're a JIRA developer or undertaking supervisor who desires to totally take advantage of the fascinating functions of JIRA, then this can be the correct publication for you.

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The Earth Is All That Lasts by Catherine Wells

By Catherine Wells

Welcome to the North American continent after a sequence of
catastrophes, together with famine, plague and floods, have destroyed just about all of humanity.
Descendants of the survivors (those who stayed) have created a tribal society within the depopulated American West which lives aspect by means of part with an enclave of scientists.
But unknown to all, a spaceship is coming: one with people on board who care little for the hot tribal customs and methods of existence. Financed by means of an influential relatives settled clear of Earth, Homeward sure is an exploratory send despatched again to determine what has turn into of the house planet, and the way most sensible it may be used to additional the goals of convinced vested interests.

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The Sisters Traherne: Lady Meriel's Duty and Lord Lyford's by Amanda Scott

By Amanda Scott

Two daring, autonomous sisters locate romance, in Regency novels via the USA Today–bestselling writer of The Reluctant Highlander.
When her mom and dad gave up the ghost and her older brother went lacking in the USA, girl Meriel Traherne needed to go away her loved property in Wales to escort her rebellious more youthful sister to a faculty in France. She had no thought of the risks she might stumble upon during this overseas land, and he or she definitely by no means anticipated assistance from Sir Anthony Davies, the type of stylish gentleman she had consistently despised. but, because the fragile peace among France and England threatens to break down, dependent Sir Anthony will shock her via saving her lifestyles and perilous to thieve her heart.
Six years later, Meriel’s sister, woman Gwyneth, is in her family’s London townhouse whilst her good friend pass over Pamela Beckley arrives, begging for aid. Her cousin and mum or dad, the Earl of Lyford, refuses to permit Pamela to rejoice her Season in London, and Pamela fears that the it appears impoverished Earl intends to marry her himself to safe her enormous fortune. Gwyneth vows to do all she will to avoid the smug Earl from achieving his wishes. but if he turns his brilliant allure on her, Gwyneth is thrown by means of her personal startling desires—and the surprising awareness that it’s she, now not Pamela, whom the Earl intends to marry.

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Seed Keepers of Crescentville by Jeanne Prevett Sable

By Jeanne Prevett Sable

Fay Rezendes returns to her domestic city of Crescentville, Vermont together with her lively younger daughter to heal from an sick marriage. plants grown within the uniquely-situated farming city look proof against the genetic infection sweeping the globe, till a advertising blitz by means of the neighborhood director of the world's major biotech seed and chemical company threatens to alter every thing. while the liked little lady is troubled with a mysterious sickness, the group rallies in a determined try to defend their young children and shield the heirloom vegetation and previous time breeds that experience turn into the town's hallmark. Is it too overdue? and the way demanding needs to they fight?

This publication is much from fanciful. It depicts actual technologies--and the true resistance of more and more teed-off humans round the world.
- invoice McKibben, Former employees author for the hot Yorker, writer of "The finish of Nature", "The Age of lacking Information", "Hope, Human and Wild", and "Maybe One"

An creative blend of medical foresight coupled with a enchanting storyline. Jeanne Sable's 'Seed Keepers of Crescentville' can have a similar impression at the biotech as Rachel Carson's novel 'Silent Spring' had at the pesticide undefined. 'Seed Keepers of Crescentville' is an fast thought-inspiring classic.
- Craig Minowa, Environmental Scientist, natural shoppers Association

Jeanne Sable's publication is a must-read. Set within the close to destiny, it's a gripping technology fiction (or no longer so fictional) story that bargains with a big factor of our time -- the hazards of run-away genetic engineering. the tale involves existence with down-to-earth characters in a small city environment. i could not positioned it down. Sable's writing and insights ring a bell in me of Barbara Kingsolver's work.
- Madge powerful, quarter coordinator, the GMO-free Mendocino County (CA) campaign

This novel highlights the query all of us face day-by-day -- Will technological know-how store us from ourselves? With compelling characters and an interesting tale, Jeanne Sable asks us to take a troublesome examine the difficulty of biotechnology. The query of who should still keep an eye on our seeds is woven throughout the tale, and left for us to reply to within the end.
- Amy Shollenberger, coverage Director, Rural Vermont

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