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Diamond in the Rough

By Skye Warren
  • ISBN Code: : 1645960234
  • Publisher : Book Beautiful
  • Pages : 315
  • Category : Fiction
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I'm stepping off a nine hour flight when it happens. A white van. A dark hood. Every woman's worst nightmare. "Diamond in the Rough is masterfully written, sinfully sexy, and utterly addictive! Skye Warren proves why she is the queen of dark and delicious romance." - Giana Darling, USA Today bestselling author Now I'm trapped in an abandoned church. The man who took me says I won't be hurt. The man in the cell next to me says that's a lie. I'll fight with every ounce of strength, but there are secrets in these walls. I'll need every single one of them to survive. "Five glowing stars! Diamond in the Rough is the dark and dangerous world that I love from Skye Warren. You will be completely caught up in Elijah and Holly's story from the first page to the last." - New York Times bestselling author Aleatha Romig DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH is a new dark romance from New York Times bestselling author Skye Warren. Finding yourself has never been so dangerous...

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  • Pdf File: suit-contracts.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The correct play of suit contracts is a skill which the top players acquire only after many patient hours of study and play. When the opposition are lurking with their small trump cards ready to pounce and ruff your winners, you must exert great vigilience. There are countless factors to take into consideration when planning the play and difficult decisions arise on almost every trick: should you clear the trump suit early? can you establish a side suit? is it safe to cross-ruff? In this ground-breaking book, renowned bridge author Brian Senior helps you to answer these questions and to comprehend the reasoning as to why certain decisions are taken. Each independent principle is thoroughly examined and the reader is then invited to test their own understanding of the concept by answering a number of puzzles, typical of those that arise in practical play. Written by a leading bridge author and journalistUser-friendly layout enables the reader to quickly absorb the key ideasAn ideal bridge book for players looking to improve their card handlin

Attached

By Amir Levine,Rachel Heller
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 1101475161
  • Total of Pages : 306
  • Category : Family & Relationships
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  • Pdf File: attached.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Is there a science to love? In this groundbreaking book, psychiatrist and neuroscientist Amir Levine and psychologist Rachel S. F. Heller reveal how an understanding of attachment theory-the most advanced relationship science in existence today-can help us find and sustain love. Attachment theory forms the basis for many bestselling books on the parent/child relationship, but there has yet to be an accessible guide to what this fascinating science has to tell us about adult romantic relationships-until now. Attachment theory owes its inception to British psychologist and psychoanalyst John Bowlby, who in the 1950s examined the tremendous impact that our early relationships with our parents or caregivers has on the people we become. Also central to attachment theory is the discovery that our need to be in a close relationship with one or more individuals is embedded in our genes. In Attached, Levine and Heller trace how these evolutionary influences continue to shape who we are in our relationships today. According to attachment theory, every person behaves in relationships in one of three distinct ways: *ANXIOUS people are often preoccupied with their relationships and tend to worry about their partner's ability to love them back. *AVOIDANT people equate intimacy with a loss of independence and constantly try to minimize closeness. *SECURE people feel comfortable with intimacy and are usually warm and loving. Attached guides readers in determining what attachment style they and their mate (or potential mates) follow. It also offers readers a wealth of advice on how to navigate their relationships more wisely given their attachment style and that of their partner. An insightful look at the science behind love, Attached offers readers a road map for building stronger, more fulfilling connections.

Cognitive and Working Memory Training

By Jared M. Novick,Michael F. Bunting,Michael R. Dougherty,Randall W. Engle
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Book Code : 019997750X
  • Total of Pages : 424
  • Category : Psychology
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Book Short Summary:

Cognitive and Working Memory Training assembles an interdisciplinary group of distinguished authors--all experts in the field--who have been testing the efficacy of cognitive and working memory training using a combination of behavioral, neuroimaging, meta-analytic, and computational modelling methods. This edited volume is a defining resource on the practicality and utility of the field of cognitive training research in general, and working memory training in particular. Importantly, one focus of the book is on the notion of transfer--namely, the extent to which cognitive training--be it through music, video-game play, or working memory demanding interventions at school--generalizes to learning and performance measures that were decidedly not part of the training regimen. As most cognitive scientists (and perhaps many casual observers) recognize, the notions of cognitive training and transfer have been widely controversial for many reasons, including disagreement over the reliability of outcomes and consensus on methodological "best practices," and even the ecological validity of laboratory-based tests. This collection does not resolve these debates of course; but its contribution is to address them directly by creating an exchange in a single compendium among scientists who, in separate research publications, do not always reach the same conclusions. The book is organized around comprehensive overview chapters from different disciplinary perspectives--Cognitive Psychology (by Hicks and Engle), Neuroscience (by Kuchinsky and Haarmann), and Development (by Ling and Diamond)--that define major issues, terms, and themes in the field, with a pointed set of challenge questions to which other scientists respond in subsequent chapters. The goal of this volume is to educate. It is designed for students and researchers, and perhaps the armchair psychologist. Crucially, the contributors recognize that it is good for science to persistently confront our understanding of an area: Debate and alternative viewpoints, backed by theory, data, and inferences drawn from the evidence, is what advances scientific knowledge. This book probes established paradigms in cognitive training research, and the long-form of these chapters (not found in scientific journals) allows detailed exploration of the current state of the science. Such breadth intends to invite novel ways of thinking about the nature of cognitive and perceptual plasticity, which may enlighten either new efforts at training, new inferences about prior results, or both.

Tournament Bridge for Beginning Players

By Ken Casey
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  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Book Code : 1796099694
  • Total of Pages : 742
  • Category : Games & Activities
  • Members : 538
  • Pdf File: tournament-bridge-for-beginning-players.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book gives a comprehensive view of the various types of hands a beginning player might expect to encounter in a tournament. The various categories of hands presented will teach you how to play the first card, how to ruff, how to set up a long suit, how to avoid the danger hand, how to avoid being ruffed, how to play for the drop, how to get a count on the hand and how to handle special card combinations. In addition, you will learn about finessing up to a lone honor, the ruffing finesse, the backward finesse and other finessing techniques.

Defensive Plays

By Sally Brock
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  • Publisher : D&B Publishing
  • Book Code : 1909457620
  • Total of Pages : 144
  • Category : Games
  • Members : 698
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Book Short Summary:

Defending correctly is one of the key skills required in Bridge. However, many players, to their detriment, igonore studying this aspect of the game in preference to honing their skills at declarer play. Nevertheless, during your bridge career you will find yourself playing a defensive role twice as often as you will be declarer. Become a successful defender and your overall results will improve dramatically. Attempting to defeat the opposing contract is usually a tricky business as you have to rely on you and your partner being on the same wavelength regarding your defensive plan. Your cunning defensive idea can easily be scuppered by an innattentive partner. This book will help you tackle the tricky subject of defensive play. It is written by a leading bridge author and gives clear guidance of how to tackle the various awkward decisions that occur when trying to defend. The material is presented in a clear easy-to-understand format and there are numerous examples to illustrate the ideas as well as 100 test questions to enable you to gauge your appreciation of the finer points of defensive play Sally Brock explains the key defensive points and provides clear examples of playClearly presented in an easy-to-digest format

The Search for a Second Suit

By James Marsh Sternberg MD,Danny Kleinman
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  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Book Code : 1665546239
  • Total of Pages : 198
  • Category : Games & Activities
  • Members : 669
  • Pdf File: the-search-for-a-second-suit.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Becoming a good declarer starts with some basic principles. All the books tell you the same thing; before playing to Trick 1, think and form a plan. But what should you think about? Players often look at a deal and see a new mystery, a complex problem. They become overwhelmed. Of all the ways of winning tricks, cashing high cards and taking finesses are easiest. But establishing a long suit requires effort and care. To set up intermediate cards, lose tricks you cannot avoid losing. The most common type of deal is a second suit. This book will focus entirely on variations of second suit type deals. It is divided into chapters, including one on defense, but there is some overlap. I show all four hands for convenience, but try covering the hands except dummy's and your own until you have played the deal through mentally.