Book of Month

January 10, 2019

Pass the PMP Exam

"Pass the PMP (Project Management Professional) Exam" by Hazim Gaber

This book is based on the 6th edition PMBOK Guide® and has been fully updated for the December 2018 exam. The Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification exam can be tricky. We make it easy to pass on your first try. This study guide includes: -Exam tips & tricks -A complete breakdown of knowledge areas, processes, inputs, tools, and outputs -Meaningful real-world examples -Sample questions & calculations -Diagrams and explanations -Link to online training -Feedback from the author

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January 8, 2019

A Comprehensive Introduction to Computer Systems

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"A Comprehensive Introduction to Computer Systems Technology and Beyond" by Samuel Castro

Immerse yourself into the world of Computer Science and Computer Systems Technology with this all-inclusive guide. In this manuscript, we begin by introducing you to the origins and mechanisms of function behind such systems. We then proceed into a comprehensive review of more advanced topics should as hardware specifics, and even algorithms and data structures. This book serves as an excellent supplemental study guide for readers studying for the CompTIA A+ Certification Exam.

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January 6, 2019

Self Help for Teens

"Self Help for Teens: Confidence, Assertiveness and Self-Esteem Training (3 in 1)" by Maria van Noord

Simple and Proven Techniques to Become Your Confident Self (for Boys and Girls) [fancy_link title="Play Sample" link="https://samples.audible.com/bk/acx0/135970/bk_acx0_135970_sample.mp3" target="_blank" style="1" class=""] Are you insecure? Do you have a lot of doubts? Do you avoid speaking in a big group of friends? If you answered ´yes´ to two of the three questions above, then you might suffer from a low self-esteem or a low confidence level.  You have come to the right place. A lot of famous people, like Lady Gaga and Mark Zuckerberg, were once shy and insecure. But they have learned how to change the way they see and think about themselves. They have worked on their self-esteem and confidence. You can do the same. You just need some help. If you know which techniques and methods you can use to train how you see yourself, increasing your self-esteem and increasing your confidence becomes easier. Here´s just a tiny fraction of what you´ll discover in self help for teens:
  • The number one thing to avoid if you want to build up your confidence level
  • Three NLP techniques that you help you increase your confidence so you can go to school comfortably
  • How you can change your negative thoughts into positive thoughts so you will doubt less
  • How to boost you assertiveness in only two minutes
  • Tips on how to show confidence
  • An effective method you can use when you are bullied
  • The obvious and not so obvious benefits of being confident
  • How to develop a confident mindset
  • Exercises to discover the real you
  • How you can avoid panic attacks
  • What the ‘percolator effect’ means and what you should do to avoid it
  • And much, much more
Take a second to imagine how you’ll feel once you feel confident and how your family and friends will react when they see the new you.

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January 6, 2019

A Rending Clash of Worlds

"A Rending Clash of Worlds: The Astronomers" by John S. Lewis

In 1871 an astronomer in Europe discovers an asteroid on a unique Earth-crossing orbit. Motivated by this unusual discovery, astronomers around the world begin to search for Earth-approaching asteroids, a difficult and nearly futile task until photographic technology arises to permit effective searches.  The science and mathematics for tracking and predicting the orbits of these asteroids develops slowly, until by about 1890 it becomes clear that the first discovered near-Earth asteroid is passing ever closer to Earth on each trip around the Sun, one orbit every six years. It becomes clear that the asteroid, now named Thanatos, will pass extremely close to Earth, close enough to be a serious collision hazard, in 1938. Is this a death sentence for Earth? 

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