New Arrivals · eBooks

August 15, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

A Guide to Thomas Jefferson's Virginia

August 13, 2018
Macaluso, Laura A., author.
1 online resource (192 pages)
Few prominent Americans are as associated with a place as Thomas Jefferson is with Virginia. The heart of Jefferson Country" is his house and plantation at Monticello, but Jefferson traveled the breadth of his home state, from his time at William & Mary in Williamsburg to the new state capital at Richmond and his retreat and plantation at Poplar Forest, near Lynchburg. In the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Jefferson was inspired to write his only book, Notes on the State of Virginia. Laura A. Macaluso demonstrates the many facets of the man, the scholar and the statesman in this guide to the Virginia he loved.".

A Tale of Two Funerals : The Throw Rug and the Tapestry

August 13, 2018
Wolfelt, Alan, author.
1 online resource (128 pages)
Meet the Williams family. Grandma Williams has died, and her children call Night & Day Funeral Home to make arrangements. Courtesy of a Twilight-Zonesque space-time anomaly, the Williams family ends up concurrently planning and holding two funerals for Grandmaone arranged by funeral director Sam Standard and the other by funeral director Garrett Gatekeeper. How will the two funerals turn out? Will the Williams family even be able to tell the difference? Find out in this rivetingand revealing Tale of Two Funerals ...

A Week of Italian Cooking

August 13, 2018
Ruggeri, Claudio, author.
1 online resource (52 pages)
I decided to write this cookbook after I have noted, for a week, what I ate, all the food that my mother prepared and cooked for me and my sister. I hope to be able to give some advice to all these people who, they've been hearing of Italian cooking, they were curious to know what Italians usually eat everyday.

Abandoned

August 13, 2018
Jameson, Becca, author.
1 online resource (266 pages)
Allison Watkins has been missing for a year. One of many victims captured by the mysterious romulus, she is finally rescued by the North American Reserves in a massive sting. Tired and in need of counseling, she comes to the Spencer Ranch in Texas to reunite with her parents and work through her trauma with the other rescued women. Daniel Spencer has been training with NAR for over a year. He is prepared to fight the undefined menace closing in, threatening the way of life shifters have enjoyed for centuries. He is determined to ensure his family and friends can continue to live in peace. What he isn't prepared for is the sexy broken blonde with deep blue eyes who arrives at his family's ranch and stops him dead in his tracks. Allison is his mate. Denying the connection is futile. But she has been through a lot. She needs time. And time is not on their side. The clock is ticking. Daniel needs to get to Seattle and join the rest of the forces gathering for a battle against evil. He can't stay with the mate he's only known for days because her safety, and the safety of every shifter on the planet, is at stake. He'll do whatever it takes to keep her alive. What does the romulus want? And why are they preying on young female shifters? Locating them and stopping this madness before exposure to humans and the romulus' evil plan destroys their world is the top priority.

An Antietam Veteran's Montana Journey : The Lost Memoir of James Howard Lowell.

August 13, 2018
1 online resource (256 pages)
In this recently unearthed memoir, Civil War veteran James Howard Lowell offers a firsthand account of his brutal journey west on a wagon train attacked by Indian Dog Soldiers. The Boston Yank staggers snow blind through a Laramie Plains blizzard to reach Salt Lake City, where he meets Brigham Young. In Montana, he joins an old forty-niner to work a mining claim, practices tomahawk jurisprudence" in Fort Benton and builds a mackinaw to head downriver through Deadman Rapids to trade with the Crow and Gros Ventre tribes. Lowell's great-great-granddaughter edits this tale populated with colorful characters, narrow escapes and important historical events, such as the Baker Massacre. It features Lowell's letters to his sweetheart and Civil War correspondence.".

An Introduction to Octavio Paz

August 13, 2018
Ruy Sánchez, Alberto, 1951- author.
1 online resource (160 pages)
An Introduction to Octavio Paz is a valuable and concise primer to the ideas of the world renowned Mexican writer and Nobel Prize winner. Written and edited by Alberto Ruy Sánchez, a well-respected writer whom Paz considered one of Mexico's best essayists, this book offers a comprehensive overview of the vast literary, intellectual, and poetic legacy of Mexico's greatest writer. Paz thought of poetry as revelatory creation and activity, and Ruy Sánchez takes this idea as a guide for his book, as he unravels Paz's complex life and huge bibliography. For every reader who wants to look deep into the literary labyrinth of Mexico's emblematic writer, this proves an indispensable handbook.

Animal Attraction : 14 Clever Quilted Creations for Animal Lovers

August 13, 2018
Malone, Chris, author.
1 online resource (64 pages)
Here's the book you've been waiting for. 14 animal projects perfect for every season or any room using easy fusible applique and easy piecing. Use these whimsical projects for gifts or simply make them because you love them. Whether you like farm animals or safari you'll find something you'll just have to make. Chris Malone has done it again. Another collection of projects with her special brand of whimsy. Technique tutorials included in this book:Raw-Edge Fusible AppliqueMaking Yo-YosPadded AppliqueOver 20 designer tips given throughout the book.

Arcadian Bears Boxed Set

August 13, 2018
Jameson, Becca, author.
1 online resource (1871 pages)
The Arcadian Bears are grizzly shifters ruled by the Arcadian Council, the North American governing body for shifters. They populate the rural area around Silvertip, Alberta, Canada, and belong to two rival packs, whose leading families own the local breweries, where a family and pack rivalry has existed for years until a battle breaks out over new product launches. They struggle to find mates and raise their families in peace and anonymity, but evil done by one of their own and mates found in unexpected places causes them to question their own laws and government and shifts the very ground under their feet. In the aftermath, love conquers all and leads them to greater understanding and a new beginning.

B-17 Flying Fortress Restoration : The Story of a WWII Bomber's Return to Glory in Honor of the Veterans of the Mighty Eighth Air Force

August 13, 2018
McLaughlin, Jerome J., author.
1 online resource (304 pages)
The arrival of the WWII B-17 bomber at the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force in January of 2009 ini-tiated a great adventure for a group of warbird lovers from the nearby commu-nities as they united to restore that B-17. The dream of the volunteers was to honor the WWII veterans of the Eighth Air Force - some of whom were literally their fathers - by restoring the B-17 to its original pristine condition. The group was challenged by the fact that the airplane had been in storage for more than two decades following a long working life, and was far from the gleaming symbol of power that it had been in 1945. This book is the story of the six year effort by a team of volunteers to over-come the challenges they faced and to fulfill their dream to create a lasting sym-bol to honor their fathers and grandfa-thers and all of the veterans who served in the Mighty Eighth during WWII.

Beyond Disruption : Technology's Challenge to Governance

August 13, 2018
Shultz, George Pratt, 1920- author.
1 online resource (312 pages)
In Beyond Disruption: Technology's Challenge to Governance , George P. Shultz, Jim Hoagland, and James Timbie present views from some of the country's top experts in the sciences, humanities, and military that scrutinize the rise of post-millennium technologies in today's global society. They contemplate both the benefits and peril carried by the unprecedented speed of these innovationsfrom genetic editing, which enables us new ways to control infectious diseases, to social media, whose ubiquitous global connections threaten the function of democracies across the world. Some techniques, like the advent of machine learning, have enabled engineers to create systems that will make us more productive. For example, self-driving vehicles promise to make trucking safer, faster, and cheaper. However, using big data and artificial intelligence to automate complex tasks also ends up threatening to disrupt both routine professions like taxi driving and cognitive work by accountants, radiologists, lawyers, and even computer programmers themselves.

Big Trouble in Little China : Old Man Jack #9

August 13, 2018
Carpenter, John, author.
1 online resource (32 pages)
Following his climactic confrontation with Ching Dai, Jack Burton finds himself in a place he never expected to see…and it ain't Florida.

Book 'Em : Four Bibliomysteries by Edgar Award-Winning Authors

August 13, 2018
Cook, Thomas H., author.
1 online resource (230 pages)
A quartet of crime stories about deadly bookspenned by award-winning contemporary mystery writers. The Little Men by Megan Abbott: Rumors and strange experiences lead a washed-up actress in 1950s Hollywood to question the suspicious circumstances surrounding the alleged suicide of a former occupant of her low-rent bungalowespecially after she discovers an ominous inscription in a book that's closely guarded by her mysterious landlord. Noir's reigning crown princess. Booklist What's in a Name? by Thomas H. Cook: Rare books dealer and amateur historian Franklin Altman has always wondered how the world might have turned out if the First World War had ended differently. On the fiftieth anniversary of the Armistice Treaty, an ancient German mysteriously appears and presents him with a personal manuscript, the contents of which, he claims, have the power to change history. A gifted novelist, intelligent and compassionate. Joyce Carol Oates The Book of the Lion by Thomas Perry: An anonymous phone call sends Professor Dominic Hallkyn on a mad dash through the streets of Boston in pursuit of a priceless Chaucerian manuscript. But the caller's demands will lead to a devilish plot twist. Thomas Perry is, quite simply, brilliant. Robert B. Parker From the Queen by Carolyn Hart: When a priceless, first edition of Agatha Christie's Poirot Investigates , autographed and inscribed to the Queen of England, disappears from her South Carolina thrift shop, Ellen Gallagher calls on her friend Annie Darling, owner of the mystery bookstore Death on Demand, to track it down. Carolyn Hart's work is both utterly reliable and utterly unpredictable. Charlaine Harris.

BOOM! Box Mix Tape

August 13, 2018
Allison, John, author.
1 online resource
The annual BOOM! Box Mix Tape is an eclectic collection of stories featuring beloved characters from established BOOM! Box series as well as original stories showcasing up-and-coming creators and brand-new content. With original stories featuring Lumberjanes, Giant Days, Cyanide & Happiness, Goldie Vance, The Backstagers, and many more! Collects the BOOM! Box Mix Tape 2014, 2015, and 2016.

Calm & Alert : Yoga and Mindfulness Practices to Teach Self-Regulation and Social Skills to Children

August 13, 2018
McGlauflin, Helene, author.
1 online resource (221 pages)
Calm and Alert gives classroom teachers, special needs teachers, therapists, yoga teachers and parents an innovative, step-by-step approach to teaching self-regulation and social skills to children by utilizing their body, mind and breath. Developed by an experienced counselor, educator, and yoga teacher, Helene McGlauflin, Calm & Alert is filled with unique mindfulness exercises, yoga poses and lesson plans to help both typically developing and special needs children. With Calm & Alert in your classroom, therapy office or home, children will become: Less anxious and stressed Steady and safe Focused and positive Physically and emotionally regulated Kind and tolerant Better problem solvers.

CBT for Anxiety : A Step-By-Step Training Manual for the Treatment of Fear, Panic, Worry and OCD

August 13, 2018
Morrow, Kimberly, author.
1 online resource (127 pages)
Combining evidence-based approaches and years of clinical experience, CBT for Anxiety provides step-by-step skills training for implementing cognitive behavioral therapy into your anxiety treatment plans. Concise, clear and practical, this workbook will provide immediate tools to motivate, encourage and effectively treat even your most anxious clients. A key highlight of the book are guided opportunities to work through treatment obstacles to enhance your clinical skills. The authors have also created dozens of reproducible worksheets, exercises and handouts to share with clients and their families. Assessment and diagnosis Goal setting The art of exposure and response prevention Skills adapted for children The role of Mindfulness Relapse prevention Involving friends and family in treatment.

Chinese Thinkers Through the Ages : The Wisdom of Confucius, The Wisdom of Mao, and Classics in Chinese Philosophy

August 13, 2018
1 online resource (1295 pages)
From the I Ching to The Little Red Book : Two thousand years of wisdom from some of China's greatest philosophers and political thinkers. The Wisdom of Confucius : Whether considering his own life, human nature, or a society's responsibilities, Confucius's teachings emphasize morality, social relationships, justice, and sincerity. He pursued social and political reform, leaving a legacy of wisdom that remains vital today. Organized by topic and accompanied with contextual footnotes, this collection of quotations and lessons is often as entertaining as it is educational. The Wisdom of Mao : In this collection of essays, China's Chairman Mao Tse-Tung explains his interpretation of Marxism-Leninism that became known as Maoism. From examining the root causes of societal shifts to explaining the necessity of guerilla-based revolution, Mao mixes his philosophical positions with the history of the Chinese people. Classics in Chinese Philosophy: An anthology of the most important philosophical texts in Chinese history, from Confucius and the I Ching to Mao Tse-Tung and Yu-Lan Fung.

Cicero's Orations

August 13, 2018
Cicero, Marcus Tullius, author.
1 online resource (512 pages)
The greatest orator of the late Roman Republic, Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 B.C.), influenced the course of European letters for centuries after his death. Through his writings, Renaissance and Enlightenment scholars encountered the riches of Classical rhetoric and philosophy. The elegance of his style, his skill and erudition, his worldly wisdom, and his profound humanity made Cicero a model for latter-day thinkers and keep his works ever relevant. This collection presents examples of rhetoric from throughout the ancient Roman's illustrious career. Selections include a series of famous speeches delivered during Cicero's term as consul which thwarted the Catiline conspiracy to overthrow the Republic but led to his own prosecution and exile. The compilation concludes with the bold orations delivered in defiance of Marc Anthony, which sealed Cicero's doom.

Cold-Blooded : Killer Nashville Noir

August 13, 2018
Deaver, Jeffery, author.
1 online resource (330 pages)
Murder, mayhem, and mystery! Every story ... is filled with suspense, sizzle and startling twists. I loved it! ―Lisa Jackson, New York Times -bestselling author Crime comes to the capital of country music in these all-new stories by mystery and thriller stars including Jeffery Deaver, Anne Perry, Robert Dugoni, Donald Bain, Jefferson Bass, and many more. Settings include backwoods hollows, late-night recording studios, seedy dives, quiet suburbs, sleek yachts, and tropical islands. Readers will meet Civil War re-enactors, college professors, song writers, spies, and the requisite lawyers and cops, as well as a being that just might be the devil. Among the highlights are Anne Perry's ‘Shutter Speed,' which takes the reader back in time to the fashionable haunts of 1930s British aristocracy, with Wallis Simpson and Edward, Prince of Wales, putting in an appearance. In ‘Regression,' Jeffery Deaver offers a fresh and frightening look at the potential benefits and pitfalls of successful psychiatric treatment, and Mary Burton warms up a cold case in ‘The Keepsake.' This is a book to keep by your bedside for those nighttime short story cravings. Publishers Weekly Includes stories by Jefferson Bass, Catriona McPherson, Baron R. Birtcher, Donald Bain, C. Hope Clark, Jonathan Stone, Maggie Toussaint, Jeffery Deaver, Blake Fontenay, Jon Jefferson, Anne Perry, Heywood Gould, Dana Chamblee Carpenter, Mary Burton, Jaden Terrell, Robert Dugoni & Paula Gail Benson, Eyre Price, Steven James, Daco, and Clay Stafford.

Come

August 13, 2018
Jameson, Becca, author.
1 online resource (258 pages)
Updated 12/3/14 - Come by Becca Jameson has been awarded the CTRR award by the reviewers at Coffee Time Romance. The writing of Ms. Jameson is simply fabulous and that is not even saying enough. I fell in love with all the characters and I have already scoped out the rest of the books in the series. I love all the big, bad, dom, MMA fighters who permeate the pages of Come. I want to warn all readers do not let the slow build up to the actual sexual acts deter you because when Kay and Rafe truly come together the first time, the collision is as satisfying for the reader as it was for the characters. I highly recommend Come and the amazingly talented Ms. Jameson." -- Delane, Coffee Time Romance Reviewer. Katy Marks has worked hard for years to make partner at her law firm and be accepted in a man's world. She hasn't had much time for play. Now she has a stalker, one of the firm's partners who hopes to entice her to gain promotion by sleeping with him. Backed into a corner, she grabs an unexpected opportunity. She wards off his unwanted advances by plastering herself against the sexy man leaning casually against the wall outside her uncle's gym. Rafe Wesson is stunned by one look at the sexy woman so totally out of place in the gym and finds himself flattened by his best friend and sparring partner. Scrambling to ensure he gets a chance to speak with her, he instead finds himself KO'd by a kiss that rocks his world and hardens him in all the right places. Katy isn't Rafe's type. She's far too innocent. Besides, she's the gym owner's niece. But two dates don't dampen his desire or release her from his thoughts. Rafe has personal rules against sleeping with a woman before they are fully informed about his dominant ways. But Katy is testing his patience. She wants him, but he fears she won't be as persistent when she finds out about his preferred lifestyle. Rafe tries to step away from her, but he can't ignore the unknown threat that stalks her, and time is running out. Someone wants Katy dead. And Rafe wants Katy ... very much alive.".

Counting on America : A Holocaust Memoir of Terror, Chutzpah, Romance and Escape

August 13, 2018
Reiner, Gary, author.
1 online resource
Counting on America is a Holocaust memoir about a young Jewish couple fleeing Nazi-occupied Austria. The true story, told in first person, profoundly depicts the troubling rise of anti-Semitism in Vienna, and the obstacles Kurt and Hennie Reiner confront attempting to emigrate to the United States. As they engage in flight, the newlyweds are subjected to a trail of hardship that leads to confinement at Dachau; and upon release, a hurried attempt to exit Europe. Their excursion is stalled when Hennie's husband is arrested as an Austrian/German ?foreign enemy? only days after they reach Marseille and France declares war on Germany. During their plight, the couple inadvertently encounter a half-dozen renowned villains and heroes.?

Create your Digital Marketing Agency - 14 tips to create your Online Marketing Agency

August 13, 2018
Hardin, Robinson, author.
1 online resource (51 pages)
How do I create my Online Marketing agency? Where do I start? How much money do I need to have? That is what all entrepreneurs of this Digital Era have asked themselves to start their Online Marketing Agency. With today's technology and access to the internet, a lot of doors are open. A whole world full of possibilities. This book will help you to know a little bit more through these 14 precise tips to start your Online Marketing Agency. Create and start to grow your brand, interact with clients, study your competition, these and a lot more for you to start your Digital Marketing business.

Death in December

August 13, 2018
Antonio Gomes, Ivair, author.
1 online resource (122 pages)
A series of seemingly disconnected murders have drawn the attention of a police delegate shortly before the largest meeting of the Americas' leaders: The Mercosur Meeting, which will be attended by world authorities and leaders in economic management. There is someone willing to make this meeting a failure. What would be the consequences if the future US president were murdered on Brazilian lands? Who is the mysterious murderer, the man behind the codename X-strange"? You discover and accompany the Brazilian and international authorities in this thriller that leaves nothing to be desired for the best texts of the genre.".

Dominated

August 13, 2018
Jameson, Becca, author.
1 online resource (121 pages)
Kathleen Davis has never been more confused. While running from one wolf who insists she is his mate, she finds herself face to face with her real mate. Why is he such a jerk then? And why does he treat her like a child? Screw him. If this is what a real mate is, she wants no part of him. Gabriel Albertson's family hosts the Wolf Gathering every two years, but he hasn't been home in ages. Fortifying himself to face the masses of unmated females, he never even makes it out the door before his one and only bounds right into his hiding place. To his disappointment, he realizes she's more child than woman… But Gabriel is mistaken, and his error insults his gorgeous mate. He must hunt her down, apologize, and convince her he isn't the ass he first appeared to be. Although he manages to claim her, his dominance frightens Kathleen and sends her fleeing his parents' home. Can he pull his act together, tail between his legs, and convince her their mating is real and worth the risk to her heart?

Entranced

August 13, 2018
Harte, Marie, author.
1 online resource (176 pages)
The seventh steamy, stand-alone romance in New York Times bestseller Marie Harte's psychic, romantic suspense seriesPOWERUP! Love at first sight might be more than Jack can handle… A m/f romance. After a disastrous mission for Uncle Sam years ago, psychic, ex-government agent Jack Keiser has been wary of trusting anyone. Keeping his fellow psychics in line is a full time job, made harder by his own strangely developing talenthis ability to change shape. Even among psychics he's an oddball. Heather Stallbridge has gone missing, and it's up to Jack to find her. His journey leads him into the German Alps and to a strange village with even stranger people. The moment Jack sees Heather, he experiences what feels like love at first sight. Their connection is irrefutable, but he can't trust that it's real. And that doubt is a problem, because without working together, they'll never find a way to escape the killers in the mountains, or to discover the unexplainable love growing between them. This title has been previously released. Warning: this title contains the following: one mysterious village, a dominant male who can be whoever he wants to be, and a woman who can heal even the most wounded of hearts. The storyline had suspense & intrigue, was fairly quick paced and moved along well. Was kinda disappointed when the book ended ... I had enjoyed it so much!! 5 Stars, Tracy, Good reads.

Extract, Transform, and Load with SQL Server Integration Services : With Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, and IBM DB2

August 13, 2018
Snyder, Thomas, author.
1 online resource (400 pages)
Readers will learn by example how to use Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Integration Services (SSIS) as they design and implement extract, transform, and load (ETL) solutions to support a business application that integrates with a data warehouse and an online Web store across a heterogeneous system. This volume describes proven methods to support common ETL needs, such as databases communicating directly with each other, using files to exchange data, or performing database operations using Web services.

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