Book of Month

March 17, 2017

Midlife Crisis

"Midlife Crisis" by Belinda Bennett

Two people. One big misunderstanding Middle-age doesn’t suit Sammy-Jo Jacobs. In fact, it’s her worst nightmare come true. And she can’t cope. Trapped in a loveless marriage, her life spirals out of control as she struggles with the effects of the menopause. After suffering a panic attack in an up-market London boutique, she is devastated to find herself on the wrong side of the law. With separate beds and almost separate lives, the Jacobs are on a collision course beyond anyone’s control.  

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March 16, 2017

Lonely Planet Peru (Travel Guide)


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# 1 best-selling guide to Peru *

Lonely Planet Peru is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Trek the ancient Inca trail, puzzle over the mystery of the Nasca lines, wander the stone temples of Machu Picchu or indulge in local delicacies in Lima; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Peru and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Peru:

  • Color maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, cuisine, music, the arts, nature
  • Over 70 color maps
  • Covers Lima, Amazon Basin, Huaras, Cordilleras, Central Highlands, Chan Chan, Cuzco & the Sacred Valley, Lake Titicaca, Arequipa, Canyon Country and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Peru, our most comprehensive guide to Peru, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled.

  • Looking for just the highlights? Check out Discover Peru, a photo-rich guide to the country's most popular attractions.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

*Best-selling guide to Peru. Source: Nielsen BookScan. Australia, UK and USA.


$16.72
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March 16, 2017

STEAM Kids: 50+ Science / Technology / Engineering / Art / Math Hands-On Projects for Kids


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A year's worth of captivating STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) activities that will wow the boredom right out of kids! Created by an MIT engineer, award winning educators, designers, and homeschooling experts, STEAM Kids will inspire your children to: question like a scientist design like a technologist build like an engineer create like an artist deduce like a mathematician – and, most importantly – play like a kid! Inside you'll find entertaining and educational projects like: - Rainbow Reactions - PVC Pipe Slingshot - Grafitti Art & Science - Color Changing Play Dough - Diaper Science - Circuit Bugs - Candy Mazes & so much more! Perfect for children ages 4-10, all the step-by-step activities are helpfully coded with difficulty indicators and estimated project times. Helpful project extensions promote further exploration and learning for enthusiastic children. Bonus materials will make things easy for parents and educators, and include: a handy weekly planning guide, project shopping lists, STEAM journal and more. So gather up your curious kids and get your STEAM on!
$23.15
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March 16, 2017

Professional Sitecore 8 Development: A Complete Guide to Solutions and Best Practices


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Structure templates and content within Sitecore, work with integrated tools, and leverage its extensive automation capabilities. Sitecore was recently recognized as one of the most reputable and reliable, enterprise-class web content management solutions (WCMS) available in the marketplace. Thousands of companies are using Sitecore to manage their digital experiences online.

Because Sitecore is such a large, complex platform, developers often have a hard time coming up to speed, even after completing a Sitecore training course for developers. However, leveraging the design patterns and other practices laid out in this book will make that transition much easier.

Professional Sitecore 8 Development provides a soup-to-nuts approach for a Sitecore rookie to come up to speed quickly, as well as provide more advanced techniques for seasoned veterans that they may not be exposed to otherwise. Key coverage areas include:

  • Getting started with Sitecore development
  • Front-end development techniques
  • Incorporating design patterns into your Sitecore solutions
  • Unit testing Sitecore applications
  • Programming Sitecore’s marketing capabilities
  • Sitecore automation with PowerShell
  • Advanced development techniques

What you’ll learn

  • Develop solutions on the Sitecore platform
  • Come up to speed on Sitecore without going through a training class
  • Build front-end (HTML, CSS, Angular, etc.) solutions as well as back-end (C#) solutions on Sitecore
  • Incorporate design patterns into your Sitecore solutions
  • Make use of advanced Sitecore development techniques
  • Who This Book Is For

    The book is a developer’s companion, both front end and back end developers. The target audience is both developers who have zero Sitecore experience, as well as seasoned veterans looking for advanced best practices. A secondary audience would be Sitecore administrators who would benefit from discussions around performance tuning and security.


$59.99
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