The Precious One

Author: Marisa de los Santos
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062323806
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From the New York Times bestselling author of Belong to Me, Love Walked In, and Falling Together comes a captivating novel about friendship, family, second chances, and the redemptive power of love. In all her life, Eustacia “Taisy” Cleary has given her heart to only three men: her first love, Ben Ransom; her twin brother, Marcus; and Wilson Cleary—professor, inventor, philanderer, self-made millionaire, brilliant man, breathtaking jerk: her father. Seventeen years ago, Wilson ditched his first family for Caroline, a beautiful young sculptor. In all that time, Taisy’s family has seen Wilson, Caroline, and their daughter, Willow, only once. Why then, is Wilson calling Taisy now, inviting her for an extended visit, encouraging her to meet her pretty sister—a teenager who views her with jealousy, mistrust, and grudging admiration? Why, now, does Wilson want Taisy to help him write his memoir? Told in alternating voices—Taisy’s strong, unsparing observations and Willow’s naive, heartbreakingly earnest yearnings—The Precious One is an unforgettable novel of family secrets, lost love, and dangerous obsession, a captivating tale with the deep characterization, piercing emotional resonance, and heartfelt insight that are the hallmarks of Marisa de los Santos’s beloved works.

The Precious Dreadful

Author: Steven Parlato
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1507202784
Size: 42.98 MB
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Combining romance and humor with elements of the paranormal, this is a profound novel about one teenage girl’s decision to redefine her life in the wake of supernatural events. Teddi Alder is just trying to figure out her life. When she joins SUMMERTEENS, a library writing group, she’s only looking to keep herself busy, not go digging around in her subconscious. But as she writes, disturbing memories of her lost childhood friend Corey bubble to the surface, and Teddi begins to question everything: her friendship with her BFF Willa, how much her mom really knows, and even her own memories. Teddi fears she’s losing her grip on reality—as evidenced by that mysterious ghost-girl who emerges from the park pool one night, the one who won’t leave Teddi alone. To top it all off, she finds herself juggling two guys with potential, a quirky new boy named Joy and her handsome barista crush Aidan, who has some issues of his own. As the summer unfolds, Teddi is determined to get to the bottom of everything—her feelings, the mysterious ghost-girl, and the memories of Corey that refuse to be ignored.

Jewelry And The Precious Stones

Author: Joseph Rupert Paxton
Publisher: Рипол Классик
ISBN: 5877358111
Size: 15.79 MB
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With a history, and description from models, of the largest individual diamonds known: including, particularly, a consideration of the Koh-i-noor's claim to notoriety.

Novel Non Precious Metal Electrocatalysts For Oxygen Electrode Reactions

Author: Hui Yang
Publisher: MDPI
ISBN: 303921540X
Size: 13.39 MB
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Research on alternative energy harvesting technologies, conversion and storage systems with high efficiency, cost-effective and environmentally friendly systems, such as fuel cells, rechargeable metal-air batteries, unitized regenerative cells, and water electrolyzers has been stimulated by the global demand on energy. The conversion between oxygen and water plays a key step in the development of oxygen electrodes: oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) and oxygen evolution reaction (OER), processes activated mostly by precious metals, like platinum. Their scarcity, their prohibitive cost, and declining activity greatly hamper large-scale applications. This issue reports on novel non-precious metal electrocatalysts based on the innovative design in chemical compositions, structure, and morphology, and supports for the oxygen reaction.

Uncia Or Precious Nothing Novel Fairy Tale For All Ages

Author: Andrey Morsin
Publisher: Animedia Company
ISBN: 8074992950
Size: 65.38 MB
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This world is full of mysteries, and if you learn to commune with it, you’ll acquire invisible friends, who won’t let you fail. In “Uncia or Precious Nothing” a scientist invents a device that enables him to travel to peoples’ hearts. There he meets a fantastic Bird – the quintessence of Love and Light in the Universe. He uses her rays to create a remedy to save a human heart from darkness and fear. Uncia, an imprisoned teenage princess, falls in love for the first time. The Bird teaches her how to travel without a body to find her love. Their adventures engage the world as an infinite musical instrument, where every living soul leads out a unique melody that can’t be rewritten. “Uncia or Precious Nothing” unveils an invisible side of the world, the side that’s full of mystery and magic. And above all, it gives hope in the endless journey of Life. Written by the multiple Russian national prizewinner for song lyrics, Andrey Morsin, this extraordinary novel reveals an original visionary concept of the Universe intricately woven into a fairy-tale for all ages. Publisher: Animedia Company.

Episode Four Birth Of The One Percent From The Novel The Survival Guide For The One Percent

Author: David Murray
Publisher: David Murray
ISBN:
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Episode Four: Birth Of The One Percent From the novel: The Survival Guide For The One Percent There is an improved quality sample for Episode Four at the website for the novel: http://www.opnovel.com This is the episode that provides how critical financial information was sent back to the ancestors of the government project's programmers. The programers played along with, and preyed upon their bosses. Their bosses constantly referred to them as Geeks, and inferred they had no knowledge of the real world. Withstanding the ridicule, from those of superior ranks, the programmers knew, and enjoyed the knowledge that they had changed a vast percentage of reality. They knew that their bosses were there, only due to the programmers design. The programmers did not know that those chasing them were getting ever closer to finding them. Some of the people the project had been able to send back had been caught. Many that had been caught were being tortured. Their captors were determined to close in, and find all involved. This episode also introduces the third set of players. The programmers were unaware that their actions were not of their own making, or design. They, too, were only a part of a far larger strategy to rewrite human history, prior to the industrial revolution. A better quality free sample of Episode Four: Birth of the One Percent can be reviewed at the novel's website: http://www.opnovel.com