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By Jonathan C. Smith

ISBN-10: 1444358944

ISBN-13: 9781444358940

Pseudoscience and awesome Claims of the magical: A severe Thinker's Toolkit presents readers with a number of "reality-checking" instruments to research amazing claims and to figure out their validity.

• Integrates easy but robust evaluative instruments utilized by either paranormal believers and skeptics alike
• Introduces thoughts reminiscent of a continuum for score paranormal claims and comparing their implications
• comprises an cutting edge "Critical Thinker's Toolkit," a scientific strategy for appearing truth exams on paranormal claims regarding astrology, psychics, spiritualism, parapsychology, dream telepathy, mind-over-matter, prayer, lifestyles after dying, creationism, and more
• Explores the 5 substitute hypotheses to think about while confronting a mystical claim
Reality Check bins, built-in into the textual content, invite scholars to interact in additional dialogue and exam of claims
• Written in a full of life, enticing kind for college kids and basic readers alike

Ancillaries: Testbank and PowerPoint slides on hand at

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Get Hidden (Hidden Series, Book 1) PDF

By M. Lathan

ISBN-10: 1482729970

ISBN-13: 9781482729979

Sixteen-year-old Leah provide has given up on being common. She'd accept preventing the voices in her head, intrusive visions of the longer term, and higher odds of constructing it to her 17th birthday. That's the object approximately pretending to be human in a global the place magic used to exist - at any second, her disguise can be blown and she'll be burned to loss of life just like the remainder of the witches. every thing alterations while she loses regulate of her powers and flees the orphanage she grew up in. She desperately desires to be invisible yet unearths her face plastered on each information channel as people panic over the prospective resurgence of her variety. And now the hunters won't quit till they locate her. Making buddies for the 1st time in her lifestyles and falling in love with certainly one of them drives her to find why she is not like any being she's ever met - human or in a different way. the harmful powers within her that might repel Nathan, her new, good-looking cause of dwelling, are important to a couple. The locked up ceaselessly type of beneficial. And to others, they're too risky to permit her to stay. Let's wish she will be able to remain hidden.

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Get River Run: Adventures on the Edge of Enlightment PDF

By Kathryn Streletz, Pete Rutkowski

ISBN-10: 1484013468

ISBN-13: 9781484013465

Author note: Pete Rutkowski (Illustrator)

At the flip of the millennium, Kathryn “Mothra” Streletzky confronts demise and the which means of existence either off and on the river. This e-book unearths the wondrously unusual and compelling occasions that introduced this whitewater kayaker to the Monroe Institute for the 1st time.

Mothra's global has been ripped extensive open. Her good friend Scott drowned at the day she was once to fulfill him, and her sister has been clinically determined with a unprecedented, incurable illness. Kayaking wild rivers deals the sensation of transcendence besides the specter of oblivion. She'll take both one. Escaping to Mexico for the vacations, Mothra spends a grueling day and an unforeseen evening in a distant river canyon. notwithstanding she doesn't think in lifestyles after loss of life, her good friend Scott "visits" and offers an odd message. Is her brain taking part in tips or may possibly this be actual?

Join Mothra's experience quest either off and on the river, as she discovers a brand new point of view that might ease her soreness and aid her sister decide on lifestyles over time.

Monroe Institute Outreach Facilitator, Kathryn Streletzky had six neighbors die in river injuries in the course of a yr interval. She herself nearly drowned simply months prior to her Gateway Voyage.

A contemporaneous list of the whitewater occasions during this tale are available within the newsgroup records at Google. the tale of her Gateway Voyage can merely be came across right here.

Kathryn now lives and creates in Monterey, California. She paddles her kayak at the ocean now, and sometimes ventures again on a wild river.

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Download PDF by Heather Killough-Walden: The Goblin King (The Kings, Book 4)

By Heather Killough-Walden

Damon Chroi has identified the burden of ruling in loneliness for hundreds of thousands of years. The tall, painfully good-looking fae lord was once born with lots energy, the fae kings not just envied yet feared him, and banished him to a forbidden realm to be forgotten. There, he was once tasked with ruling over the deadliest creatures recognized to the fae worlds, and his veritable conflict as their sovereign is endless. As one of many thirteen Kings, his future foretells an finish to his solitude with the looks of an both strong queen. yet that sort of strength is tough to come back by means of. and gear or no longer, Damon can’t think any girl willingly becoming a member of him within the everlasting distress to which he has been tasked.

Until he meets the gorgeous, powerful and selfless Diana Piper.

Diana has been hiding a powerful mystery from the area for many years. She used to be born with talents others might struggle to win, and kill to maintain. To make concerns worse, she is a delicate soul who, regardless of the chance it poses to herself, makes use of those powers to make the area a greater position. eternally in harm’s means, overworked and head robust, Diana one evening comes around the final problem within the type of a wayward fae beast – and within the method, crosses paths with its indomitable king. a mild can merely shine within the darkness see you later earlier than a person takes notice of it. And Diana not just manages to realize the moment attentions of Damon Chroi… yet of these who might do whatever to determine him – and the opposite thirteen Kings – useless

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Download e-book for kindle: House of Sand and Secrets (Books of Oreyn, Book 2) by Cat Hellisen

By Cat Hellisen

Occasionally taking part in to lose is the one solution to continue to exist the sport of homes.

Trapped in a hasty marriage to lower-caste Jannik and attempting to make the easiest in their exile, Felicita is immersed within the machinations of the robust ruling households. MallenIve is worlds except Felicita's local Pelimburg, and her family members identify and status won't aid her right here. Haunted by means of her previous and those that died due to her, she makes an attempt to regain her prestige because the scion of a once-great apartment, whereas confronting her actual emotions for her far-off husband.

If MallenIve's leaders have their approach, Jannik will quickly don't have any extra rights than an animal, and a union that after looked as if it would provide an answer to Felicita's difficulties is now a perilous legal responsibility. Felicita's emotions are conflicted and it's all too effortless to fall into the prejudiced mind-set of the better castes...until faceless corpses start turning up at the garbage advice, and Felicita can be the single desire Jannik and his humans have.

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Download e-book for iPad: Kindred (The Kindred, Book 1) by Erica Stevens

By Erica Stevens

What do you do while your beloved can be you worst enemy? Trapped in a future she doesn't wish, Cassie unearths herself misplaced and adrift, till he walks into her existence, turning it the other way up and awakening her in ways in which she by no means dreamed attainable. Cassie is surprised and devastated to benefit that she belongs to an extended line of vampire slayers referred to as The Hunters. A murderous rampage via a gaggle of elder vampires has left the Hunter line decimated and the remainder Hunters scattered all over the world. together with her buddies Chris and Melissa’s relief, Cassie struggles to rid the area of the monsters that murdered her mom and dad. notwithstanding Cassie understands it's her destiny, she chafes opposed to her historical past, and is envious of the shortened lifespan that has been positioned upon her via the situations of start. suffering to get via on a daily basis, Cassie unearths herself easily facing the motions of dwelling. that's, till Devon arrives. Tall, darkish, and mysterious his arrival turns the college, and Cassie’s lifestyles, the wrong way up. combating opposed to her fierce appeal to him, and the chaos he represents in her conscientiously ordered days, she is irresistibly interested in him. notwithstanding frightened that what she really is will position Devon at risk, she is not able to struggle her emotions for him. he's the only gentle, and the one resource of desire she has in a global that revolves round demise and worry. What she doesn't understand is that Devon has a few darkish secrets and techniques of his personal, secrets and techniques much more scary and unsafe than hers. secrets and techniques that threaten to rip them aside endlessly.

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Get Senshi (Katana, Book 2) PDF

By Cole Gibsen

ISBN-10: 0738733261

ISBN-13: 9780738733265

Rileigh needs to opt for: will she shop the realm or keep her soul mate?

Rileigh Martin, the reincarnation of samurai warrior Senshi, is doing her most sensible to stability her samurai lifestyles with a standard teenage one. however it isn’t effortless while ninjas assault her from the shadows and her becoming, unpredictable ki powers reason chaos and hazardous injuries anyplace she goes.

While Rileigh retains catching glimpses of Whitley—who is meant to be dead—around each nook, she learns that the reincarnated kunoichi (a robust lady ninja) desires to kill her and spoil the area. Son of hibachi!

And then Rileigh’s existence hits ten at the suck-o-meter whilst Kim, her soul mate from her prior existence, is abducted through the ninjas. With time operating out, she’s pressured to make an most unlikely selection: keep the area or store her actual love.

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Download e-book for kindle: Immortally Ever After (Monster Mash, Book 3) by Angie Fox

By Angie Fox

ISBN-10: 0312546688

ISBN-13: 9780312546687

The hard-won cease-fire among the combating immortals doesn’t final lengthy. within the blink of an eye fixed, human health professional Dr. Petra Robichaud is again at the frontlines, and starring in one more of the oracle’s prophesies. because the purely healer who can seek advice from the lifeless, Petra doesn’t have a lot selection approximately her role—even whilst her breathtaking ex-lover exhibits up at precisely the mistaken time…

Petra could have moved on whilst Commander Galen left her, yet she by no means forgot him—and the passionate moments they shared. Seeing him back is a distraction she relatively doesn’t want with either armies honing new guns, and wounded everywhere her M*A*S*H unit. yet how can she face up to him? It’s now or by no means for the demi-god Galen to develop into Petra’s mate…but with the destiny of humanity at stake, will their wish be well worth the expense?

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Download PDF by Celine Kiernan: Into the Grey

By Celine Kiernan

ISBN-10: 0763670618

ISBN-13: 9780763670610

First digital version 2014. referred to as Taken Away in AUS/NZ

A pacy, chilling ghost tale from the writer of the the world over acclaimed Moorehawke Trilogy.

Setting: Dublin , 1974 (Ireland,) Skerries, County Dublin , 1974 (Ireland)
Literary awards: Sakura Medal Nominee (2014), CBI publication of The 12 months (2012), CBI Children's selection Award (2012), RAI e-book of the yr (2013) (Readers organization of eire) (2013)

I imagine the hearth replaced us – me and Dom. i believe that’s how the boy was once capable of see us. notwithstanding he’d been there for each summer season of our early life, we’d simply been silly boys until eventually then. silly, chuffed, ignorant boys. And what in hell could he have had in universal with silly boys? yet after the hearth we have been varied. We have been perhaps somewhat like him. And so he observed us, finally, and he notion he’d discovered a home…

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Download e-book for kindle: Play of Passion (Psy-Changelings, Book 11) by Nalini Singh

By Nalini Singh

ISBN-10: 1101445106

ISBN-13: 9781101445105

In his place as Tracker for the SnowDancer pack, Drew Kincaid needs to rein in rogue changelings who've misplaced keep watch over in their animal halves—even if it capacity killing these who've long gone too a long way. yet not anything in his lifestyles has ready him for the conflict he needs to now wage—to win the guts of a girl who makes his physique ignite... and who threatens to enslave his wolf.

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