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joyeux suicide et bonne année !

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Pink Floyd: Album by Album

Pink Floyd Album by Album

This stunning look back at Pink Floyd s discography comprises a series of in depth frank and entertaining conversations about all of the band s studio albums including their soundtrack efforts and the instrumental ambient i The Endless River i Inside prolific rock journalist Martin Popoff moderates discussions on each album with rock journalists and musicians who offer insights opinions and anecdotes about every release br br Together the conversations comprise a unique historical overview of the band covering everything from early albums with the iconic Syd Barrett to the songwriting tandem of Roger Waters and David Gilmour the impeccable talents of drummer Nick Mason and multi instrumentalist Richard Wright those mega tours undertaken in support of the LPs the monster success of breakthrough LP i Dark Side of the Moon i interpersonal conflict the band following Waters departure and much more br br Popoff also includes sidebars that provide complete track listings album personnel and studios and dates Every page is illustrated with thoughtfully curated performance and offstage photography as well as rare memorabilia

Believe Me

Believe Me

In this twisty psychological thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of The Girl Before an actress plays both sides of a murder investigation br br One out of work British actress pays the rent on her New York City apartment the only way she can as a decoy for a firm of divorce lawyers hired to entrap straying husbands When the cops begin investigating one of her targets for murdering his wife and potentially others they ask her to lure the suspect into a confession br br But with the actress pretending to be someone she isn t differentiating the decoy from the prey becomes impossible and deadly

The War that Saved My Life (The War That Saved My Life, #1)

The War that Saved My Life The War That Saved My Life

An exceptionally moving story of triumph against all odds set during World War from the acclaimed author of i Jefferson s Sons i and for fans of i Number the Stars i br br Nine year old Ada has never left her one room apartment Her mother is too humiliated by Ada s twisted foot to let her outside So when her little brother Jamie is shipped out of London to escape the war Ada doesn t waste a minute she sneaks out to join him br br So begins a new adventure of Ada and for Susan Smith the woman who is forced to take the two kids in As Ada teaches herself to ride a pony learns to read and watches for German spies she begins to trust Susan and Susan begins to love Ada and Jamie But in the end will their bond be enough to hold them together through wartime Or will Ada and her brother fall back into the cruel hands of their mother br br This masterful work of historical fiction is equal parts adventure and a moving tale of family and identity a classic in the making

One More Moment

One More Moment

p Julian Grayson is taking a break br from his cheating fianc e br from his band br from his life in the spotlight p p Charlotte Clark is devoted to her work br to save the world br to help the homeless br to get a broken man back on his feet p p When Charlotte Clark offers to pay for Julian Grayson s coffee the world famous drummer assumes she wants something from him But Charlotte has no idea who he is and Julian can t resist keeping up the charade being incognito is a novelty and a relief He ll have to tell her eventually But as Charlotte cheerfully undertakes to transform his life Julian realizes there s something about her that gives him what he hasn t felt in years hope p p strong Shaughnessy Brothers Band on the Run Series strong br One More Kiss Book br One More Promise Book br One More Moment Book p p strong Praise for One More Promise strong br Another winner for this heartwarming series em RT Book Reviews em Stars br Chase just gets better and better em Booklist em br Sexy touching both fun and heart wrenching em Kirkus Reviews em p

Innocent Target (Redemption Harbor #4)

Innocent Target Redemption Harbor

b From USA Today bestselling author Katie Reus comes the next story in the explosive Redemption Harbor series where sparks fly and so do bullets b br br b He wasn t supposed to fall for her b br br She was a target A contract that came across his desk by mistake Axel was simply going to warn her that she was in danger and get out Then he got a taste of her and fell hard But they re from two different worlds Not only is she innocent she s out of his league He should keep his distance but he can t Not when someone wants her dead Now he s driven to protect her to keep her safe br br b What happens when she discovers who he really is b br br Hadley moved to Redemption Harbor for vet school and to be closer to her new family Now that her billionaire father knows about her existence her life has changed drastically She just never imagined that she might be targeted because of her family And she definitely never imagined she would fall for the one man she should never want A man who kills for a living A man who s obsessed with her A man who will do anything to protect her from the danger lurking in the shadows

A Killer's Mind (Zoe Bentley Mystery #1)

A Killer s Mind Zoe Bentley Mystery

b A chilling thriller of serial murder and dark secrets that will leave you wondering is the past really in the past b br br Three Chicago women have been found strangled embalmed and posed as if still alive Doubting the findings of the local PD s profiler The FBI calls on forensic psychologist Zoe Bentley to investigate br br Zoe quickly gets off on the wrong foot with her new partner Special Agent Tatum Gray Zoe s a hunter intense and focused Tatum s a smug maverick with little respect for the rules Together they must descend into a serial killer s psyche and untangle his twisted fantasies or more women will die But when the contents of three inconspicuous envelopes reveal a chilling connection to gruesome murders from Zoe s childhood suddenly the hunter becomes the hunted

The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything

The Element How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything

From one of the world s leading thinkers and speakers on creativity and self fulfillment a breakthrough book about talent passion and achievement br The element is the point at which natural talent meets personal passion When people arrive at the element they feel most themselves and most inspired and achieve at their highest levels The Element draws on the stories of a wide range of people from ex Beatle Paul McCartney to Matt Groening creator of The Simpsons from Meg Ryan to Gillian Lynne who choreographed the Broadway productions of Cats and The Phantom of the Opera and from writer Arianna Huffington to renowned physicist Richard Feynman and others including business leaders and athletes It explores the components of this new paradigm The diversity of intelligence the power of imagination and creativity and the importance of commitment to our own capabilities br With a wry sense of humor Ken Robinson looks at the conditions that enable us to find ourselves in the element and those that stifle that possibility He shows that age and occupation are no barrier and that once we have found our path we can help others to do so as well The Element shows the vital need to enhance creativity and innovation by thinking differently about human resources and imagination It is also an essential strategy for transforming education business and communities to meet the challenges of living and succeeding in the twenty first century

I didn't mean to do it

I didn t mean to do it

Go on a picnic with the Bunny family and learn forgiveness

Bridge to Sun

Bridge to Sun

Bridge to the Sun is a beautiful tender and moving love story the true report of an international and interracial marriage of a an American girl from the mountains of Tennessee and a Japanese diplomat They were married in just as tension between their two countries was mounting and their constant dream was of a rainbow across the Pacific a bridge of peace between Japan and the United States br br In the following ten years Mr Terasaki s service with the Japanese Foreign Office took them to Japan China where their daughter Mariko was born Cuba and Washington where they were living at the time of the attack on Pearl Harbor As head of Japanese intelligence in the Western Hemisphere Terasaki took enormous personal risks to avert war between the two countries Mrs Terasaki describes with rare perception and fine humor her months of internment with the Japanese diplomatic corps at Hot Springs and White Sulphur Springs the long voyage back to Japan via Africa on the famed exchange ship Gripsholm and the struggle of the war years in Japan which were marked by illness and near starvation After the surrender Mr Terasaki a courageous and brilliant man who had risked everything to avert the war was appointed liaison between the Emperor and General MacArthur and in this capacity he made a lasting contribution to post war relations between the two countries

Glass Houses (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #13)

Glass Houses Chief Inspector Armand Gamache

When a mysterious figure appears in Three Pines one cold November day Armand Gamache and the rest of the villagers are at first curious Then wary Through rain and sleet the figure stands unmoving staring ahead br br From the moment its shadow falls over the village Gamache now Chief Superintendent of the Surete du Quebec suspects the creature has deep roots and a dark purpose Yet he does nothing What can he do Only watch and wait And hope his mounting fears are not realized br br But when the figure vanishes overnight and a body is discovered it falls to Gamache to discover if a debt has been paid or levied br br Months later on a steamy July day as the trial for the accused begins in Montreal Chief Superintendent Gamache continues to struggle with actions he set in motion that bitter November from which there is no going back More than the accused is on trial Gamache s own conscience is standing in judgment br br In i Glass Houses i her latest utterly gripping book number one i New York Times i bestselling author Louise Penny shatters the conventions of the crime novel to explore what Gandhi called the court of conscience A court that supersedes all others

Ordination of Women in the Catholic Church: Unmasking a Cuckoo's Egg Tradition

Ordination of Women in the Catholic Church Unmasking a Cuckoo s Egg Tradition

John Wijngaards may be the only Roman Catholic priest to have resigned from the priesthood because of the church s refusal to ordain women A biblical scholar and a popular spiritual writer he s long been a supporter of women s ordination He wrote a book championing it in and the following year he attended the National Women s Ordination Conference in Baltimore one of the few men to do so In he resigned from the priesthood to devote himself full time to the campaign for women s ordination This book is the result In this engaging and informative book the author shows how the church s anti woman tradition is a veritable cuckoo s egg a spurious import from Greek philosophy that destroys all contrary evidence from scripture and tradition for instance the fact that for many centuries women were ordained deacons Offering a rigorous examination of Rome s arguments the book includes extracts from key materials and supplies website links to comprehensive documentation making this the most complete and authoritative resource on the issue

Cuckoo/Cucu: A Mexican Folktale/Un cuento folklorico mexicano

Cuckoo Cucu A Mexican Folktale Un cuento folklorico mexicano

Cuckoo is beautiful Trouble is she s lazy She never does her share of work that is until a field fire threatens the season s seed crop and Cuckoo is the only one who can save it But will she risk harming her lovely feathers by flying through the thick smoke and flames

The Art of Intrusion: The Real Stories Behind the Exploits of Hackers, Intruders and Deceivers

The Art of Intrusion The Real Stories Behind the Exploits of Hackers Intruders and Deceivers

b Hacker extraordinaire Kevin Mitnick delivers the explosive encore to his bestselling i The Art of Deception i b br Kevin Mitnick the world s most celebrated hacker now devotes his life to helping businesses and governments combat data thieves cybervandals and other malicious computer intruders In his bestselling The Art of Deception Mitnick presented fictionalized case studies that illustrated how savvy computer crackers use social engineering to compromise even the most technically secure computer systems Now in his new book Mitnick goes one step further offering hair raising stories of real life computer break ins and showing how the victims could have prevented them Mitnick s reputation within the hacker community gave him unique credibility with the perpetrators of these crimes who freely shared their stories with him and whose exploits Mitnick now reveals in detail for the first time including br A group of friends who won nearly a million dollars in Las Vegas by reverse engineering slot machines Two teenagers who were persuaded by terrorists to hack into the Lockheed Martin computer systems Two convicts who joined forces to become hackers inside a Texas prison A Robin Hood hacker who penetrated the computer systems of many prominent companies andthen told them how he gained access With riveting you are there descriptions of real computer break ins indispensable tips on countermeasures security professionals need to implement now and Mitnick s own acerbic commentary on the crimes he describes this book is sure to reach a wide audience and attract the attention of both law enforcement agencies and the media

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Downbelow Station (The Company Wars #1)

Downbelow Station The Company Wars

A legend among sci fi readers b C J Cherryh b s Union Alliance novels while separate and complete in themselves are part of a much larger tapestry a future history spanning years of human civilization A blockbuster space opera of the rebellion between Earth and its far flung colonies it is a classic science fiction masterwork

Cyteen (Cyteen, #1-3)

Cyteen Cyteen

A brilliant young scientist rises to power on Cyteen haunted by the knowledge that her predecessor and genetic duplicate died at the hands of one of her trusted advisors Murder politics and genetic manipulation provide the framework for the latest Union Alliance novel by the author of Downbelow Station Cherryh s talent for intense literate storytelling maintains interest throughout this long complex novel

Foreigner (Foreigner, #1)

Foreigner Foreigner

The first book in C J Cherryh s eponymous series i Foreigner i begins an epic tale of the survivors of a lost spacecraft who crash land on a planet inhabited by a hostile sentient alien race br br From its beginnings as a human alien story of first contact the i Foreigner i series has become a true science fiction odyssey following a civilization from the age of steam through early space flight to confrontations with other alien species in distant sectors of space It is the masterwork of a truly remarkable author

The Pride of Chanur (Chanur #1)

The Pride of Chanur Chanur

No one at Meetpoint Station had ever seen a creature like the Outsider Naked hided blunt toothed and blunt fingered Tully was the sole surviving member of his company a communicative spacefaring species hitherto unknown and he was a prisoner of his discoverer captors the sadistic treacherous kif until his escape onto the hani ship THE PRIDE OF CHANUR br p Little did he know when he threw himself upon the mercy of THE PRIDE and her crew that he put the entire hani species in jeopardy and imperiled the peace of the Compact itself For the information this fugitive held could be the ruin or glory of any of the species at Meetpoint Station p

The Faded Sun Trilogy (The Faded Sun #1-3)

The Faded Sun Trilogy The Faded Sun

They were the mri tall secretive bound by honor and the rigid dictates of their society For aeons this golden skinned golden eyed race had provided the universe mercenary soldiers of almost unimaginable ability But now the mri have faced an enemy unlike any other an enemy whose only way of war is widespread destruction These humans are mass fighters creatures of the herd and the mri have been slaughtered like animals p Now in the aftermath of war the mri face extinction It will be up to three individuals to save whatever remains of this devastated race a warrior one of the last survivors of his kind a priestess of this honorable people and a lone human a man sworn to aid the enemy of his own kind Can they retrace the galaxy wide path of this nomadic race back through millennia to reclaim the ancient world which first gave them life p p This is a powerful story inspiring in its determination and feeling of strange loyalties and stranger courage It sticks in the mind long after the last page is finished i Analog i p

Invader (Foreigner, #2)

Invader Foreigner

The first book in C J Cherryh s eponymous series i Foreigner i begins an epic tale of the survivors of a lost spacecraft who crash land on a planet inhabited by a hostile sentient alien race From its beginnings as a human alien story of first contact the Foreigner series has become a true science fiction odyssey following a civilization from the age of steam through early space flight to confrontations with other alien species in distant sectors of space It is the masterwork of a truly remarkable author br br Nearly two centuries after the starship i Phoenix i disappeared leaving an isolated colony of humans on the world of the i atevi i it unexpectedly returns threatening the stability of both atevi and human governments With the situation fast becoming critical Bren Cameron the brilliant young i paidhi i to the court of the i atevi i is recalled from Mospheira where he has just undergone surgery Upon his return to the mainland he Cameron finds that his government has sent in his i paidhi i successor Deana Hanks representative of a dangerous faction on Mospheira who hate the i atevi i br br Haunted by the threat of assassination Bren realizes his only hope may be to communicate with the i Phoenix i as the spokesman of the i atevi i an action which may cut him off for good from his own species Yet if he doesn t take this desperate action he may be forced to witness the destruction of the already precarious balance of world power br br The long running i Foreigner i series can also be enjoyed by more casual genre readers in sub trilogy installments i Invader i is the nd i Foreigner i novel It is also the nd book in the first subtrilogy

Inheritor (Foreigner, #3)

Inheritor Foreigner

The first book in C J Cherryh s eponymous series i Foreigner i begins an epic tale of the survivors of a lost spacecraft who crash land on a planet inhabited by a hostile sentient alien race From its beginnings as a human alien story of first contact the i Foreigner i series has become a true science fiction odyssey following a civilization from the age of steam through early space flight to confrontations with other alien species in distant sectors of space It is the masterwork of a truly remarkable author br br Six months have passed since the reappearance of the starship i Phoenix i the same ship which brought a colony of humans to the hostile environment of alien i atevi i nearly two hundred years ago During these six months the i atevi i have reconfigured their fledgling space program in a bid to take their place in the heavens alongside humans But the return of the i Phoenix i has added a frighteningly powerful third party to an already volatile situation polarizing both human and i atevi i political factions and making the possibility of all out planetary war an even more likely threat br br On the i atevi i mainland human ambassador Bren Cameron in a desperate attempt to maintain the peace has arranged for one human representative from the i Phoenix i to take up residence with him in his apartments and for another to be stationed on Mosphiera humanity s island enclave Bren himself is unable to return home for fear of being arrested or assassinated by the powerful arch conservative element who wish to bar the i atevi i from space Desperately trying to keep abreast of the i atevi i associations how can Bren possibly find a way to save two species from a three sided conflict that no one can win br br The long running i Foreigner i series can also be enjoyed by more casual genre readers in sub trilogy installments i Inheritor i is the rd i Foreigner i novel It is also the rd book in the first subtrilogy

Fortress in the Eye of Time (Fortress, #1)

Fortress in the Eye of Time Fortress

Deep in an abandoned shattered castle an old man of the Old Magic muttered almost forgotten words His purpose to create out of the insubstance of the air from a shimmering of light and a fluttering of shadows that most wonderous of spells a em Shaping em A Shaping in the form of a young man who will be sent east on the road the old was to old to travel To right the wrongs of a long forgotten wizard war and call new wars into being Here is the long awaited major new novel from one of the brightest stars in the fantasy and science fiction firmament C J Cherryh s haunting story of the wizard Mauryl kingmaker for a thousand years of Men and Tristen fated to sow distrust between a prince and his father being A tale as deep as legend and a intimate as love it tells of a battle beyond Time in which all Destiny turns on the wheel of an old man s ambition a young man s innocence and the unkept promised of a king to come

Precursor (Foreigner, #4)

Precursor Foreigner

National best selling author and winner of three Hugo Awards C J Cherryh returns to the universe of her acclaimed Foreigner trilogy with an epic tale of the survivors of a lost spacecraft stranded on a planet inhabited by a hostile sentient race br br The beginning of a second trilogy Precursor follows a single human delegate living among aliens who are just gaining access to space br br Praise for Precursor br br An addition to Cherryh s superior alien contact series Another intriguing human alien struggle Kirkus Reviews A powerful look at the effects of alienation on individuals and societies Locus br br and C J Cherryh s Foreigner Universe br br Superlatively drawn aliens and characterization a return to the anthropological science fiction in which Cherryh has made such a name is a double pleasure Chicago Sun Times br br An incisive study in contrast of what it means to be human Library Journal

Explorer (Foreigner, #6)

Explorer Foreigner

It has been nearly ten years since the starship i Phoenix i returned to Alpha the station orbiting the world of the i atevi i which had been abandoned following a rift between a faction of the station s inhabitants and the spacers Pilot s Guild The unexpected return of the i Phoenix i has forever changed the lives of both i atevi i and Mospheirans for over the ensuing decade the captains of the i Phoenix i have brought both species into space Their motivation seemed simple Reunion Station a human station in another sector of space had been destroyed by aliens br br But on his deathbed the senior captain of the i Phoenix i admits that he lied to the crew that Reunion was merely damaged not destroyed and many people may have survived At this disclosure the crew rebels and forces the i Phoenix i to undertake a rescue mission to Reunion Onboard the rescue mission are Bren Cameron brilliant human i paidhi i representing the i atevi i ruler Tabini aiji and Tabini s grandmother Ilisidi a fearsome and ambitious i atevi i leader with an agenda of her own Trapped in a distant star system with little fuel left facing a bellicose alien ship how can Bren help to avoid interspecies war when the notoriously secretive Pilot s Guild aboard Reunion Station refuse to cooperate and may have kept the inhabitants of their own station ignorant of their true situation br br The long running i Foreigner i series can also be enjoyed by more casual genre readers in sub trilogy installments i Explorer i is the th i Foreigner i novel It is also the rd book in the second subtrilogy

Chanur's Homecoming (Chanur #4)

Chanur s Homecoming Chanur

The epic conclusion to the Hugo Award nominated saga begins as alien entities called humans send their first exploration ship into Compact space disrupting the seven Compact races alliance Pyanfar Chanur and her feline hani crew give shelter to the only surviving human from the ship pitching them into the center of a galactic maelstrom which could cause interstellar war

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They named him Thorn They told him he was of their people although he was so different He was ugly in their eyes strange sleek skinned instead of furred clawless different Yet he was of their power class judge warriors the elite the fighters the defenders br p Thorn knew that his difference was somehow very important but not important enough to prevent murderous conspiracies against him against his protector against his castle and perhaps against the peace of the world But when the crunch came when Thorn finally learned what his true role in life was to be that on him might hang the future of two worlds then he had to stand alone to justify his very existence p Cuckoo's Egg (Age of Exploration, #3) books by C.J. Cherryh

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