A Kiss, a Dare and a Boat Called Promise by Fiona Foden

By Fiona Foden

A humorous, touching tale approximately lifestyles alterations, friendship and primary love. Josie has lived on her boat, Promise, her complete existence. She reveals it more uncomplicated to stroll on deck than she does to stroll on land. yet Promise has been condemned, and in flip, Josie is condemned to survive dry land. Then she meets Leon, a boy from her neighbourhood...

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The English Opening, Volume 1 (Grandmaster Repertoire, by Mihail Marin

By Mihail Marin

Grandmaster Repertoire is a brand new sequence of top quality chess books in accordance with the most traces, written through powerful grandmasters. the purpose is to supply the reader with an entire repertoire at a degree more than enough for elite tournaments, and definitely additionally for the membership championship. Grandmaster Repertoire offers a repertoire to final an entire life. Mihail Marin's attractiveness as a chess writer is unsurpassed. during this booklet he unearths his personal white repertoire with the English starting. the speculation is state of the art with many novelties steered, yet most dear of all are Marin's lucid factors of ways to play the ensuing positions.

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Beginning Go by Peter Shotwell, Susan Long

By Peter Shotwell, Susan Long

"Beginning Go" is a transparent and thorough advent to the intricacies of pass that's excellent for first time avid gamers. the simple directions and specific examples make it easy to appreciate tips on how to play. You'll find out how to maintain ranking, in addition to potent thoughts and strategies to make the sport extra aggressive and enjoyable.
By the time you've comprehensive the academic sections, you'll have all of the self assurance, ability and techniques you want to take pleasure in taking part in this interesting video game. What's extra, Go's detailed handicapping method, which the e-book explains, permits even absolute newbies to play aggressive video games with skilled avid gamers.

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All Your Base Are Belong to Us: How Fifty Years of by Harold Goldberg

By Harold Goldberg

Throughout the tales of gaming's maximum options and such a lot cherished creations, journalist Harold Goldberg captures the creativity, controversy--and passion--behind the videogame's meteoric upward thrust to the head of the pop-culture pantheon.

Over the final fifty years, games have grown from curiosities to fads to developments to 1 of the world's most well liked varieties of mass leisure. yet because the gaming grows in several instructions and everybody talks concerning the improve of the instant, few discover and search to appreciate the forces at the back of this profound evolution. How did we get from house Invaders to Grand robbery car? How precisely did gaming develop into a $50 billion and a dominant popular culture shape? What are the tales, the folks, the options, and the fascinations in the back of this extraordinary growth?

Through huge interviews with gaming's maximum innovators, either its icons and people unfairly forgotten by way of historical past, all of your Base Are Belong To Us units out to respond to those questions, exposing the creativity, peculiar theories--and passion--behind the twenty-first century's fastest-growing medium.

Go contained in the construction of:

Grand robbery vehicle global of Warcraft Bioshock Kings Quest Bejeweled Madden soccer tremendous Mario Brothers Myst Pong Donkey Kong Crash Bandicoot The seventh visitor Tetris Shadow complicated Everquest The Sims and lots of more!

From the exchange Paperback edition.

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Chess for Children by Murray Chandler, Helen Milligan

By Murray Chandler, Helen Milligan

With this captivating publication, little ones will enjoy studying the elemental strikes of chess - the preferred and difficult approach video game of all. all of the ideas of chess are basically defined, step-by-step, assuming no previous wisdom. the teachings are bolstered by means of the creative stories that George is advised by way of his puppy alligator Kirsty, self-proclaimed Grand Alligator of chess. Chess is famous in lots of nations as a great tool for constructing inventive considering in little ones. even if chess may be considered as a slightly advanced and mysterious online game, the foundations themselves are effortless. It does not take lengthy to profit how the items circulation, or even youngsters as younger as 5 can take pleasure in intriguing video games. they're going to additionally completely take pleasure in outwitting buddies and family members!

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