Two Man Advantage

Author: Toni Aleo
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781979563758
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Wells Lemiere knew the moment he saw Matty Haverbrooke, he had to have him. Matty was quiet, he was talented, he was beautiful, and Wells couldn't stay away. As the youngest and most talented son of the NHL Commissioner, Matty had found the burden of family expectations almost too heavy to carry on even his broad shoulders. He had no intention of getting involved in a relationship with Wells. But the heart he'd given up for dead had other ideas. Their affair was intense and overwhelming, but when Matty couldn't bring himself to come out and admit he wanted a public future with the man he loved, Wells had no choice but to honor his vow to live openly...and leave Matty behind. But then he learns Wells is marrying another, and Matty knows he can't let that happen. Can he throw down his gloves and embrace his future with both hands? Or will he pull the door to his closet shut once more?

Two Man Advantage Print

Author: Samantha Wayland
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ISBN: 9781940839035
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Rhian Savage is working his way up the ranks of professional hockey, with the dream of making it to the NHL getting closer every day. He's doing it alone-no family, no friends-and that's the way he likes it. Then he arrives in New Brunswick, and meets the Moncton Ice Cats. Suddenly, he's got friends-and even something that might be an honest-to-god crush. Garrick LeBlanc is lonely and counting the days until his last season with the Ice Cats is over and he can move to Boston. When his girlfriend suggests he take a lover-as long as that lover is a man and he tells her all about it-Garrick laughs it off. But damned if his friend Rhian doesn't suddenly take on the starring role in his fantasies. Good thing Rhian is way too young-and straight-for what Garrick has in mind. Rhian takes a chance when Garrick's increasingly confusing signals start making sense, and soon discovers he's bitten off more than he can chew. Sex with strangers is simple. Sex with his best friend? Complicated.

Two Man Advantage

Author: Leigh Carman
Publisher: Players of La
ISBN: 9781635336955
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Bo is a PR specialist famous for difficult cases. Viktor is a hockey player with a bad reputation. One man controls everything; the other is out of control. In the bedroom, those roles might switch.

Her Man Advantage

Author: Joanne Rock
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 0373796889
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Full-body contact never felt this good... By rights, they should hate each other. Filmmaker Jennifer Hunter doesn't want to make a hockey documentary any more than hockey defenseman Axel Rankin wants to star in one. But neither of them anticipates the molten rush of pure lust for each other, and they can't help but give in, on and off camera.... The last thing Axel needs is a camera shoved in his face, probing into his life and his rocky past. Especially if the woman calling the shots is a mouthy, assertive, drop-dead sexy redhead-who makes him want to do things that definitely require an adults-only rating! His favorite game just got a whole new set of rules.... Double Overtime

The Two Second Advantage

Author: Vivek Ranadivé
Publisher: Crown Pub
ISBN: 0307887650
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Explores the science behind the brain's ability to act like a predictive machine, describing how today's computers and businesses are being developed with the same predictive capacities in order to better anticipate customer needs and prevent potential problems.

The Human Advantage

Author: Suzana Herculano-Houzel
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262333201
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Humans are awesome. Our brains are gigantic, seven times larger than they should be for the size of our bodies. The human brain uses 25% of all the energy the body requires each day. And it became enormous in a very short amount of time in evolution, allowing us to leave our cousins, the great apes, behind. So the human brain is special, right? Wrong, according to Suzana Herculano-Houzel. Humans have developed cognitive abilities that outstrip those of all other animals, but not because we are evolutionary outliers. The human brain was not singled out to become amazing in its own exclusive way, and it never stopped being a primate brain. If we are not an exception to the rules of evolution, then what is the source of the human advantage?Herculano-Houzel shows that it is not the size of our brain that matters but the fact that we have more neurons in the cerebral cortex than any other animal, thanks to our ancestors' invention, some 1.5 million years ago, of a more efficient way to obtain calories: cooking. Because we are primates, ingesting more calories in less time made possible the rapid acquisition of a huge number of neurons in the still fairly small cerebral cortex -- the part of the brain responsible for finding patterns, reasoning, developing technology, and passing it on through culture. Herculano-Houzel shows us how she came to these conclusions -- making "brain soup" to determine the number of neurons in the brain, for example, and bringing animal brains in a suitcase through customs. The Human Advantage is an engaging and original look at how we became remarkable without ever being special.

Hockey Plays And Strategies

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Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1450408672
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Notes From The Underground

Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486270531
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Darkly fascinating short novel depicts the struggles of a doubting, supremely alienated protagonist in a world of relative values. Seminal work introduced moral, religious, political and social themes that dominated Dostoyevsky’s later masterworks. Constance Garnett’s authoritative translation is reprinted here, with a new introduction.

The Latina Advantage

Author: Christina E. Bejarano
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292745664
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During the past decade, racial/ethnic minority women have made significant strides in U.S. politics, comprising large portions of their respective minority delegations both in Congress and in state legislatures. This trend has been particularly evident in the growing political presence of Latinas, yet scholars have offered no clear explanations for this electoral phenomenon—until now. In The Latina Advantage, Christina E. Bejarano draws on national public opinion datasets and a close examination of state legislative candidates in Texas and California to demonstrate the new power of the political intersection between race and gender. Underscoring the fact that racial/ethnic minority women form a greater share of minority representatives than do white women among white elected officials, Bejarano provides empirical evidence to substantiate previous theoretical predictions of the strategic advantage in the intersectionality of gender and ethnicity in Latinas. Her evidence indicates that two factors provide the basis for the advantage: increasingly qualified candidates and the softening of perceived racial threat, leading minority female candidates to encounter fewer disadvantages than their male counterparts. Overturning the findings of classic literature that reinforce stereotypes and describe minority female political candidates as being at a compounded electoral disadvantage, Bejarano brings a crucial new perspective to dialogues about the rapidly shifting face of America’s electorate.

The Point Shot Trilogy

Author: V. Locey
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781542983280
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Now, you can have the books that introduced Victor Kalinski to the world in one reasonably priced boxed set! With over 350 Goodreads reviews and ratings combined, the romance of Vic Kalinski and Dan Arou is one that once read, will never be forgotten. In this three-book set, you'll get to experience all the passion, sarcasm, hockey action, and romance that reviewers have called "Beautifully Written", "Surprisingly Heartfelt", and "Hot! Hot! Hot!""The writing in this is snappy and awesome, the story moves at a great pace and oh it's HOT AS EVER-LOVING HELL. There's romance that never veers into a too-sappy place, it's FUNNY and full of great lines right and left, and so engaging that I couldn't stop reading it. The ending is satisfying, with our characters not becoming perfect people but becoming better together than they are apart, and that's just about as romantic as it gets." Avon Gale - Author of the Scoring Chances series Readers should be over 18 due to mature language and gay sexual situations. The set includes:Two Man Advantage (Point Shot Trilogy #1) Game Misconduct (Point Shot Trilogy #2)Full Strength (Point Shot Trilogy #3)