The Rule of One

The Rule of One
Author: Ashley Saunders,Leslie Saunders
Publsiher: Skyscape
Total Pages: 268
Release: 2018-10
ISBN 10: 9781503953161
ISBN 13: 1503953165
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Rule of One Book Review:

In their world, telling the truth has become the most dangerous crime of all. In the near-future United States, a one-child policy is ruthlessly enforced. Everyone follows the Rule of One. But Ava Goodwin, daughter of the head of the Texas Family Planning Division, has a secret--one her mother died to keep and her father has helped to hide for her entire life. She has an identical twin sister, Mira. For eighteen years Ava and Mira have lived as one, trading places day after day, maintaining an interchangeable existence down to the most telling detail. But when their charade is exposed, their worst nightmare begins. Now they must leave behind the father they love and fight for their lives. Branded as traitors, hunted as fugitives, and pushed to discover just how far they'll go in order to stay alive, Ava and Mira rush headlong into a terrifying unknown.

The Rule of All

The Rule of All
Author: Ashley Saunders,Leslie Saunders
Publsiher: Skyscape
Total Pages: 348
Release: 2020-10-06
ISBN 10: 9781542008303
ISBN 13: 1542008301
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Rule of All Book Review:

As America's twenty-first-century revolution reaches its endgame, twin sisters must outrun, and outlive, the Common enemy. Outlaw twin sisters Ava and Mira Goodwin were born to defy Texas's tyrannical and oppressive Governor Roth. They inspired millions across the country to liberate themselves and fight to live free under the new Common rule. But an enemy still endangers their fragile vision for the future. Ava and Mira's mission: hunt the man down. The once-mighty Governor Roth has fled Dallas. Holding a hostage beloved by Ava and Mira, Roth has a mission, too: regroup his Loyalists, wreak vengeance, and reclaim his power. With the help of a savvy programmer turned rebel warrior, Ava and Mira brave a journey more uncertain than they've ever attempted before. As they forge southward into foreign territory--against a ruthless cartel, Roth's aggressive Texas Guard, and a formidable new foe--courage, alliances, and trust will be tested. Now, in the most unlikely and treacherous of places, the sisters must finish what they started. Before they--and the Common--are erased from history forever.

The Rule of Many

The Rule of Many
Author: Ashley Saunders,Leslie Saunders
Publsiher: Skyscape
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2019-05-07
ISBN 10: 9781542043700
ISBN 13: 1542043700
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Rule of Many Book Review:

Born to a death sentence in a near-future America, rebellious sisters herald a revolution--if they can survive. Twins Ava and Mira Goodwin defy the Rule of One simply by existing. The single-child law, ruthlessly enforced by Texas's Governor Roth, has made the sisters famous fugitives and inspirations for the resurgent rebellion known as the Common. But the relentless governor and his implacable Texas State Guard threaten that fragile hope, as Roth consolidates his power in a bid for ultimate authority. As Ava and Mira relinquish the relative safety of their Canadian haven to stand against Roth, new allies arise: Owen, a gifted young programmer, impulsively abandons his comfortable life in a moment of compassion, while Zee, an abused labor camp escapee, finds new purpose in resistance. The four will converge on Dallas for a reckoning with Roth, with nothing less than their destinies--and the promise of a future free from oppression--on the line. Disobedience means death. But a life worth living demands rebellion.

The Rule of One

The Rule of One
Author: Jacen Greene,Narayan Sundararajan,Kazi Huque
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2019-08
ISBN 10: 9780670092376
ISBN 13: 0670092371
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Rule of Three

The Rule of Three
Author: Eric Walters
Publsiher: Penguin Canada
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2014-01-21
ISBN 10: 0143191748
ISBN 13: 9780143191742
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Rule of Three Book Review:

One afternoon, every single machine in sixteen-year-old Adam’s high school computer lab stops working. Outside, cars won’t start, phones are down, and a blackout is widespread. Soon Adam will discover that the problem has paralyzed not just his town but the whole country and beyond. As resources dwindle, crises mount, and chaos descends, he will see that his suburban neighborhood must band together for protection. Violence will erupt and Adam will understand that having a police captain for a mother and a retired government agent living next door are not just the facts of his life but the keys to his survival. Set in the here and now but with a distinctly dystopian feel, this is Eric’s most exciting and commercial title yet!

Rule #1

Rule #1
Author: Phil Town
Publsiher: Currency
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2006-03-21
ISBN 10: 9780307345752
ISBN 13: 0307345750
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Rule #1 Book Review:

In this book, self-made millionaire Phil Towns will show you how he turned $1,000 into $1 million in only five years, and then proceeded to make many millions more. Before I became “Phil Town, teacher of investing principles to more than 500,000 people a year,” I was a lot like you: someone who viewed individual stock investing as way too hard to do successfully. As a guy who barely made a living as a river guide, I considered the whole process pretty impenetrable, and I was convinced that to do it right you had to make it a full-time job. Me, I was more interested in having full-time fun. So I was tempted to do what you’re probably doing right now: letting some mutual fund manager worry about growing your nest egg. Let me tell you why that decision could one day make you absolutely miserable. The fact is, because of natural market cycles, the mutual fund industry is likely to soon be facing twenty years of flat returns. That means that if you’ve got your nest egg tucked away in funds—especially the type found in most 401ks—your egg won’t get much bigger than it is now. Translation: Get ready for a retirement filled with lots of cold cuts, plenty of quality TV-watching time, and a place to live that’s too small to accommodate your visiting kids. I came to investing as a person who wasn’t great at math, possessed zero extra cash, and wanted a life—not an extra three hours of work to do every day. Fortunately, I was introduced to The Rule. Rule #1, as famed investor Warren Buffett will tell you, is don’t lose money. Through an intriguing process that I’ll clarify in this book, not losing money results in making more money than you ever imagined. What it comes down to is buying shares of companies only when the numbers—and the intangibles—are on your side. If that sounds too good to be true, it’s because the mind-set I’ll be introducing you to leads not to bets but to certainties. Believe me, if there were anything genius-level about this, I’d still be a river guide collecting unemployment much of the year. Part of the secret is thinking of yourself as a business owner rather than a stock investor. Part is taking advantage of today’s new Internet tools, which drastically reduce the “homework factor.” (We’re talking a few minutes, tops.) Part is knowing the only five numbers that really count in valuing a potential investment. And part—maybe the most important part—is using the risk-free Rule #1 approach to consistently pay a mere 50 cents to buy a dollar’s worth of a business. What I won’t waste your time with is fluff: a lot of vague parables reminding you of what you already know and leaving you exactly where you started. This is the real deal, folks: a start-to-finish, one-baby-step-at-a-time approach that will allow you to retire ten years sooner than you planned, with more creature comforts than you ever imagined.

The Rule of Four

The Rule of Four
Author: Ian Caldwell,Dustin Thomason
Publsiher: Dial Press
Total Pages: 386
Release: 2012
ISBN 10: 0385337124
ISBN 13: 9780385337120
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Rule of Four Book Review:

Endeavoring to decipher a five-hundred-year old text that weaves a mathematical labyrinth within a love story, researchers Tom Sullivan and Paul Harris obtain a diary that may contain the key to the code, but when a fellow researcher is killed, they realize that the book contains a dangerous secret. 100,000 first printing.

12 Rules for Life

12 Rules for Life
Author: Jordan B. Peterson
Publsiher: Ballantine Books
Total Pages: 409
Release: 2018
ISBN 10: 0345816021
ISBN 13: 9780345816023
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

12 Rules for Life Book Review:

"What does everyone in the modern world need to know? [The author's] answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard-won truths of ancient tradition with the stunning revelations of cutting-edge scientific research. [The author discusses] discussing discipline, freedom, adventure and responsibility, distilling the world's wisdom into 12 practical and profound rules for life"--

Rule

Rule
Author: Ellen Goodlett
Publsiher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2018-09-11
ISBN 10: 0316515272
ISBN 13: 9780316515276
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Rule Book Review:

Three Dark Crowns meets Pretty Little Liars in this sensational and striking new fantasy from debut author Ellen Goodlett. Three girls. Three deadly secrets. Only one can wear the crown. The king is dying, his heir has just been murdered, and rebellion brews in the east. But the kingdom of Kolonya and the outer Reaches has one last option before it descends into leaderless chaos. Or rather, three unexpected options. Zofi has spent her entire life trekking through the outer Reaches with her band of Travelers. She would do anything to protect the band, her family. But no one can ever find out how far she's already gone. Akeylah was raised in the Eastern Reach, surrounded by whispers of rebellion and abused by her father. Desperate to escape, she makes a decision that threatens the whole kingdom. Ren grew up in Kolonya, serving as a lady's maid and scheming her way out of the servants' chambers. But one such plot could get her hung for treason if anyone ever discovers what she's done. When the king summons the girls, they arrive expecting arrest or even execution. Instead they learn the truth: they are his illegitimate daughters, and one must become his new heir. But someone in Kolonya knows their secrets, and that someone will stop at nothing to keep the sisters from their destiny... to rule. Magic, mystery, and blackmail abound in the first book of this sensational and striking fantasy duology.

The Rule Book

The Rule Book
Author: Jennifer Blackwood
Publsiher: Entangled: Embrace
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2016-05-09
ISBN 10: 1633756319
ISBN 13: 9781633756311
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Rule Book Book Review:

Starr Media Second-Assistant Survival Guide 1. Don't call your hot boss the antichrist to his face. 2. Don't stare at hot boss's, um, package or his full sleeve of tattoos. (No. Really. Stop!) 3. Don't get on the malicious first assistant's bad side. 4. Don't forget to memorize the 300-page employee manual. 5. If you value your cashmere, steer clear of boss’s dog. 6. Boss’s dimples are lust-inducing. Do. Not. Give. In. 7. “The elevator ate your clothes” is not a valid excuse for showing up to important meetings half dressed. 8. Don't break seven of the rules within the first week of employment if you, ya know, are in dire need of money to support your sick mom. 9. Whatever you do, don’t fall for the boss. See rule eight about sick mom. 10. Never forget the rules. Each book in the Rule Breakers series is a standalone, full-length story that can be enjoyed out of order. Series Order: Book #1 The Rule Book Book #2 The Rule Maker

Rules of Play

Rules of Play
Author: Katie Salen,Katie Salen Tekinbaş,Eric Zimmerman
Publsiher: MIT Press
Total Pages: 672
Release: 2004
ISBN 10: 9780262240451
ISBN 13: 0262240459
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Rules of Play Book Review:

Meaningful play - Design - Systems - Interactivity - Defining games - The magic circle - Defining rules - Rules on three levels - The rules of digital games - Games as systems of uncertainty - Games as systems of information - Games as cybernetic systems - Games as systems of conflict - Games as the play of experience - Games as the play of meaning - Games as the play of simulation - Games as cultural rhetoric - Games as cultural resistance - Games as cultural environment.

Rule Of The Bone

Rule Of The Bone
Author: Russell Banks
Publsiher: Vintage Canada
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2010-01-08
ISBN 10: 0307375641
ISBN 13: 9780307375643
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Rule Of The Bone Book Review:

Chappie is a punked-out teenager rejected by his mother and abusive stepfather. Out of school and in trouble with the police, he drifts through crash pads, doper squats, and malls until he finally settles in an abandoned school bus with Rose, a seven-year-old child, and I-Man, an exiled Rastafarian who will dramatically change his life. Together they begin an amazing journey...

The Rule of Law

The Rule of Law
Author: Tom Bingham
Publsiher: Penguin UK
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2011-07-07
ISBN 10: 0141962011
ISBN 13: 9780141962016
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Rule of Law Book Review:

'The Rule of Law' is a phrase much used but little examined. The idea of the rule of law as the foundation of modern states and civilisations has recently become even more talismanic than that of democracy, but what does it actually consist of? In this brilliant short book, Britain's former senior law lord, and one of the world's most acute legal minds, examines what the idea actually means. He makes clear that the rule of law is not an arid legal doctrine but is the foundation of a fair and just society, is a guarantee of responsible government, is an important contribution to economic growth and offers the best means yet devised for securing peace and co-operation. He briefly examines the historical origins of the rule, and then advances eight conditions which capture its essence as understood in western democracies today. He also discusses the strains imposed on the rule of law by the threat and experience of international terrorism. The book will be influential in many different fields and should become a key text for anyone interested in politics, society and the state of our world.

Rules for Radicals

Rules for Radicals
Author: Saul Alinsky
Publsiher: Vintage
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2010-06-30
ISBN 10: 9780307756893
ISBN 13: 0307756890
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Rules for Radicals Book Review:

First published in 1971, Rules for Radicals is Saul Alinsky's impassioned counsel to young radicals on how to effect constructive social change and know “the difference between being a realistic radical and being a rhetorical one.” Written in the midst of radical political developments whose direction Alinsky was one of the first to question, this volume exhibits his style at its best. Like Thomas Paine before him, Alinsky was able to combine, both in his person and his writing, the intensity of political engagement with an absolute insistence on rational political discourse and adherence to the American democratic tradition. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The No Asshole Rule

The No Asshole Rule
Author: Robert I. Sutton
Publsiher: Business Plus
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2007-02-22
ISBN 10: 9780759518018
ISBN 13: 0759518017
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The No Asshole Rule Book Review:

The definitive guide to working with -- and surviving -- bullies, creeps, jerks, tyrants, tormentors, despots, backstabbers, egomaniacs, and all the other assholes who do their best to destroy you at work. "What an asshole!" How many times have you said that about someone at work? You're not alone! In this groundbreaking book, Stanford University professor Robert I. Sutton builds on his acclaimed Harvard Business Review article to show you the best ways to deal with assholes...and why they can be so destructive to your company. Practical, compassionate, and in places downright funny, this guide offers: Strategies on how to pinpoint and eliminate negative influences for good Illuminating case histories from major organizations A self-diagnostic test and a program to identify and keep your own "inner jerk" from coming out The No Asshole Rule is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today and Business Week bestseller.

Rule

Rule
Author: Jay Crownover
Publsiher: Harper Collins
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2013-05-07
ISBN 10: 006230237X
ISBN 13: 9780062302373
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Rule Book Review:

Opposites in every way . . . except the one that matters Shaw Landon loved Rule Archer from the moment she laid eyes on him. Rule is everything a straight--A pre-med student like Shaw shouldn't want--and the only person she's never tried to please. She isn't afraid of his scary piercings and tattoos or his wild attitude. Though she knows that Rule is wrong for her, her heart just won't listen. To a rebel like Rule Archer, Shaw Landon is a stuck-up, perfect princess-and his dead twin brother's girl. She lives by other people's rules; he makes his own. He doesn't have time for a good girl like Shaw-even if she's the only one who can see the person he truly is. But a short skirt, too many birthday cocktails, and spilled secrets lead to a night neither can forget. Now, Shaw and Rule have to figure out how a girl like her and a guy like him are supposed to be together without destroying their love . . . or each other. The first Marked Men novel in Jay Crownover's combustible New Adult series.

The Rule of the Clan

The Rule of the Clan
Author: Mark S. Weiner
Publsiher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2013-03-12
ISBN 10: 1466836385
ISBN 13: 9781466836389
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Rule of the Clan Book Review:

A revealing look at the role kin-based societies have played throughout history and around the world A lively, wide-ranging meditation on human development that offers surprising lessons for the future of modern individualism, The Rule of the Clan examines the constitutional principles and cultural institutions of kin-based societies, from medieval Iceland to modern Pakistan. Mark S. Weiner, an expert in constitutional law and legal history, shows us that true individual freedom depends on the existence of a robust state dedicated to the public interest. In the absence of a healthy state, he explains, humans naturally tend to create legal structures centered not on individuals but rather on extended family groups. The modern liberal state makes individualism possible by keeping this powerful drive in check—and we ignore the continuing threat to liberal values and institutions at our peril. At the same time, for modern individualism to survive, liberals must also acknowledge the profound social and psychological benefits the rule of the clan provides and recognize the loss humanity sustains in its transition to modernity. Masterfully argued and filled with rich historical detail, Weiner's investigation speaks both to modern liberal societies and to developing nations riven by "clannism," including Muslim societies in the wake of the Arab Spring.

The Rule of Saint Benedict

The Rule of Saint Benedict
Author: Saint Benedict,Wyatt North
Publsiher: Wyatt North Publishing, LLC
Total Pages: 200
Release: 1921
ISBN 10: 1621541851
ISBN 13: 9781621541851
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Rules of Contagion

The Rules of Contagion
Author: Adam Kucharski
Publsiher: Profile Books
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2020-02-13
ISBN 10: 1782834303
ISBN 13: 9781782834304
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Rules of Contagion Book Review:

'It is hard to imagine a more timely book ... much of the modern world will make more sense having read it.' The Times 'Brilliant and authoritative' - Alex Bellos, author of Alex's Adventures in Numberland A deadly virus suddenly explodes into the population. A political movement gathers pace, and then quickly vanishes. An idea takes off like wildfire, changing our world forever. We live in a world that's more interconnected than ever before. Our lives are shaped by outbreaks - of disease, of misinformation, even of violence - that appear, spread and fade away with bewildering speed. To understand them, we need to learn the hidden laws that govern them. From 'superspreaders' who might spark a pandemic or bring down a financial system to the social dynamics that make loneliness catch on, The Rules of Contagion offers compelling insights into human behaviour and explains how we can get better at predicting what happens next. Along the way, Adam Kucharski explores how innovations spread through friendship networks, what links computer viruses with folk stories - and why the most useful predictions aren't necessarily the ones that come true.

The Rule of Stephens

The Rule of Stephens
Author: Timothy Taylor
Publsiher: Doubleday Canada
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2018-02-06
ISBN 10: 0385687370
ISBN 13: 9780385687379
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Rule of Stephens Book Review:

"The significance of being a survivor, in the case of Air France Flight 801, for a long time lay in the simple fact that there should have been no survivors." Catherine Bach did survive, barely suffering a scratch. She hates the word "miracle," yet it feels that way at first. She returns to life as it was before the plane went down. The biotech startup she'd built from an idea to a multi-million dollar valuation continues its meteoric rise. But then things begin to go very wrong. Glitches in tests that are meant to run smoothly, design delays, security breaches, impatient investors. Catherine has a growing sense that her good fortune is spent, that the universe might be betting against her. And then comes the late-night call, from one of the other survivors. He has a story to tell, a warning he says, about his own troubles, a life in ruins, his luck run out. And all at the hands, he insists, of a mysterious other, resembling him perfectly right down to the features of his face. Madness, Catherine thinks. Or she tries to think as a mystery hedge fund launches a takeover attempt, run by a woman nobody seems to know but who is said to bear an uncanny resemblance . . . to Catherine. Catherine has always believed in an ordered, rational world--more Stephen Hawking than Stephen King. But with her life at the brink, she cannot shake the feeling that her "Rule of Stephens" may no longer hold. Writing with stinging precision about the knife-edge balance between what is known and what is believed, Timothy Taylor bridges the divide between literary fiction and page-turning thriller in this psychological tale of guilt, doubt and doppelgangers.