Understanding Ballistics: Complete Guide to Bullet Selection
by: F+W Media
Product rating: 3.9 with 7 reviews
You’ll benefit from this ballistics book if: You’re looking to grow in your understanding of bullet technology and performance You want to be able to choose the proper bullet for every shooting situation You have trouble wading through the various ammunition options Tailor your ammunition choice to the task at hand and ensure you’re choosing the right bullet every time with Understanding Ballistics by Philip P. Massaro. Narrow down the vast array of ammunition options with detailed information and expert reviews of available bullets, and come to a better understanding of bullet technology and performance. Plus, learn about the physics of the bullet and its effects once it hits the intended target. Whether you’re shooting small game, big game, or longrange targets, know that you have the right bullet for the job with this comprehensive ballistics guide. In Understanding Ballistics you’ll find: More caliber/bullet combinations than any other book on the subject Detailed information and reviews of available bullets Coverage of bullet technology and performance About the author: As the President of Massaro Ballistic Laboratories, Philip Massaro creates custom handloaded ammunition for a broad spectrum of clients. He has the opportunity to explain and discuss the available projectiles. As an author for Gun Digest and Gun Digest The Magazine, and the President of the Massaro Media Group, he has direct contact with all the major bullet manufacturers, and is able to discuss the properties of existing and newly developed products.
Posted in Sports Tagged with: Ballistics, Bullet, Complete, F+W Media, Guide, Selection, Understanding
Howard the Duck: The Complete Collection Volume 1
Product rating: 5.0 with 3 reviews
Get the full story of how Marvel’s most notorious movie star became trapped in a world he never made! Howard the Duck takes an adventure into fear when he is plucked from Duckworld and finds himself on Earth, bill to proboscis with the melancholy muck-monster Man-Thing! Stuck here on a planet of hairless apes, the furious fowl forges a future for himself in, of all places, Cleveland. But the would-be Master of Quack-Fu will have his wings full hanging out with Spider-Man and waging “waaaugh” with madcap menaces like the Space Turnip, the Cookie Creature, the Beaver and Doctor Bong. Will that earn him a spot on the Defenders? COLLECTING
: Fear 19, Man-Thing (1974) 1, Howard the Duck (1976) 1-16, Howard the Duck Annual 1, Marvel Treasury Edition 12, material from Giant-Size Man-Thing 4-5
Posted in Superheroes Tagged with: Collection, Complete, Duck, Howard, Marvel, Volume
Resident Evil Revelations: Official Complete Works
by: Titan Books
Product rating: 5.0 with 3 reviews
Resident Evil Revelations: Official Complete Works takes readers on a behind-the-scenes look at the art, storyboards, concept and more behind the smash hit game, featuring exclusive looks at characters, locations monsters and more. Published for the first time in the English language.
Posted in Digital Tagged with: Complete, Evil, Official, Resident, Revelations, Titan Books, Works
The Complete Stories
by: New Directions
Product rating: 5.0 with 1 reviews
Clarice Lispector’s Complete Stories, 85 in all, are an epiphany, among the important books of this―or any―year
The recent publication by New Directions of five Lispector novels revealed to legions of new readers her darkness and dazzle. Now, for the first time in English, are all the stories that made her a Brazilian legend: from teenagers coming into awareness of their sexual and artistic powers to humdrum housewives whose lives are shattered by unexpected epiphanies to old people who don’t know what to do with themselves. Clarice’s stories take us through their lives―and ours.
From one of the greatest modern writers, these stories, gathered from the nine collections published during her lifetime, follow an unbroken time line of success as a writer, from her adolescence to her death bed.
Posted in Anthologies Tagged with: Complete, New Directions, Stories
The Complete Book of Colleges, 2016 Edition (College Admissions Guides)
by: Princeton Review
Product rating: 4.0 with 40 reviews
The MEGA-GUIDE to 1,573 COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES!
No one knows colleges better than The Princeton Review! Inside The Complete Book of Colleges,
you’ll find meticulously researched information that will help you narrow the search for the best college for you! Each of the 1,573 user-friendly profiles answers your questions, including:
• How much are tuition and other student fees and costs?
• What types of financial aid are available, and when are the applications due?
• What do admissions officers most look for in test scores and recommendations?
• Which majors are the most popular and have the highest enrollment?
• What is the housing like, and how accessible is technology on campus?
• What are the key campus organizations, athletics, and student activities?
• How selective is the school?
• Plus! Indexes based on cost, selectivity, and size that will help you narrow your search.
Get a leg up on your college search with this easy-to-use, comprehensive, and savvy guidebook from the experts at The Princeton Review.
Posted in Catalogs & Directories Tagged with: Admissions, Book, College, Colleges, Complete, Edition, Guides, Princeton Review
Modern Chain Mail Jewelry: Chic Projects to Complete Your Look
by: Kalmbach Books
Product rating: 5.0 with 3 reviews
Renowned designer and teacher Marilyn Gardiner has a contemporary chain mail style which is wearable for a night out, to wear to work, or many other occasions. Marilyn teaches jewelry makers how to express their creative side by making over 24 jewelry pieces that incorporate favorite chain mail weaves into eye-catching necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. This sophisticated jewelry also incorporates gorgeous beads to make each piece unique and adaptable, so jewelry makers can bring their personal style to each finished piece.
Posted in Decorating Tagged with: Chain, Chic, Complete, Jewelry, Kalmbach Books, Look, Mail, Modern, Projects, Your
Leonardo da Vinci: Complete Paintings and Drawings
Product rating: 5.0 with 1 reviews
Da Vinci in detail: Leonardo’s life and work — all pictures, all drawings!
One of the most fully achieved human beings who has ever lived, Leonardo da Vinci
(1452–1519) is recognized the world over as a figure of infinite curiosity, feverish imagination and sublime artistic ability.
This updated edition of our XL title provides the most comprehensive survey of the life and work of this master painter, sculptor, architect, scientist, and inventor. Its catalogue raisonné of Leonardo’s paintings covers both his surviving and his lost painted works. With full-bleed details of many paintings, the reader is able to inspect the subtlest facets of brushworks that came to revolutionize Art History.
A further catalog of Leonardo’s drawings arranges nearly 700 of his drawings by category (architecture, technical, proportion, cartography, etc) and showcases his fabulous observational finesse, from anatomical studies to architectural plans, from complex engineering designs to pudgy infant portraits. It includes a fresh chapter exploring the artist’s mesmerizing manuscripts.
The accompanying account of Leonardo’s life and work includes a special in-depth exploration of his masterworks The Annunciation and The Last Supper.
Posted in Monographs Tagged with: Complete, Drawings, Leonardo, Paintings, Taschen, Vinci
The Archer Files: The Complete Short Stories of Lew Archer, Private Investigator (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)
Product rating: 4.0 with 1 reviews
No matter what cases private eye Lew Archer takes on—a burglary, a runaway, or a disappeared person—the trail always leads to tangled family secrets and murder. Widely considered the heir to Sam Spade and Philip Marlowe, Archer dug up secrets and bodies in and around Los Angeles.
Here, The Archer Files collects all the Lew Archer short stories ever published, along with thirteen unpublished “case notes” and a fascinating biographical profile of Archer by Edgar Award finalist Tom Nolan. Ross Macdonald’s signature staccato prose is the real star throughout this collection, which is both a perfect introduction for the newcomer and a must-have for the Macdonald aficionado.
Posted in Anthologies Tagged with: Archer, Complete, Crime/Black, Files, Investigator, Lizard, Private, Short, Stories, Vintage
Will Write for Food: The Complete Guide to Writing Cookbooks, Blogs, Memoir, Recipes, and More
by: Da Capo Lifelong Books
Product rating: 5.0 with 2 reviews
For more than 15 years, writing coach, editor, and blogger Dianne Jacob has taught food lovers how to take their passion from the plate to the page. Now, Jacob has revised and updated her award-winning guide. Whether you’ve been writing for years or are just starting out, Will Write for Food offers what you need to know to succeed and thrive, including:
– A new chapter dedicated to making an income from food writing
– Updated information about self-publishing and cookbook production
– Tips on creating and sustaining an irresistible blog with gorgeous photos
– The keys to successful freelancing and reviewing
– Advice from award-winning writers, editors, and agents
– Engaging, fun writing exercises to get the juices flowing
Posted in Essays Tagged with: Blogs, Complete, Cookbooks, Da Capo Lifelong Books, Food, Guide, Memoir, More, Recipes, Will, Write, Writing
Kaplan MCAT Complete 7-Book Subject Review: Book + Online (Kaplan Test Prep)
by: Kaplan Publishing
Product rating: 4.0 with 7 reviews
More people get into medical school with a Kaplan MCAT course than all major courses combined. Now the same results are available with Kaplan’s MCAT Complete 7-Book Subject Review
. This book features thorough subject review, more questions than any competitor, and the highest-yield questions available. The commentary and instruction comes directly from Kaplan MCAT experts and includes targeted focus on the most-tested concepts plus more questions than any other guide. These prep books simulate, better than anything else on the market, the experience of a one-on-one session with our top-rated instructors.
Kaplan’s MCAT Review
offers: UNPARALLELED MCAT KNOWLEDGE:
The Kaplan MCAT team has spent years studying every document related to the MCAT available. In conjunction with our expert psychometricians, the Kaplan team is able to ensure the accuracy and realism of our practice materials. THOROUGH SUBJECT REVIEW:
Written by top-rated, award-winning Kaplan instructors. All material has been vetted by editors with advanced science degrees and by a medical doctor. EXPANDED CONTENT THROUGHOUT:
While the MCAT has continued to develop, this book has been updated continuously to match the AAMC’s guidelines precisely—no more worrying if your prep is comprehensive! MORE PRACTICE THAN THE COMPETITION:
With questions throughout the book and access to three practice tests, Kaplan’s MCAT Review
has more practice than any other MCAT books on the market. ONLINE COMPANION:
Access to online resources to augment content studying, including three practice tests. The MCAT is a computer-based test, so practicing in the same format as Test Day is key. TOP-QUALITY IMAGES:
With full-color, 3-D illustrations, charts, graphs and diagrams from the pages of Scientific American
, Kaplan’s MCAT Review
turns even the most intangible, complex science into easy-to-visualize concepts. KAPLAN’S MCAT REPUTATION:
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Posted in MCAT Tagged with: 7-Book, Book, Complete, Kaplan, Kaplan Publishing, MCAT, Online, Prep, Review, Subject, Test