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Experimental Aircraft Titles:
Kitplane Construction, by Ronald J. Wanttaja A highly recommended text for anyone that is considering building an experimental aircraft. The "How To" manual you've been looking for! Why you should build your own aircraft. Deciding whether you can afford it. Picking the right kitplane. Choosing the engine. Understanding aircraft-quality hardware. Working with various materials (metal, fabric, wood, composites).
Converting Auto Engines for Experimental Aircraft by Richard Finch. $19.95
Aerocrafter : 750+ Aircraft You Can Build and Fly $28.00. THE source for comparison shopping and plain old dreaming! Color photos of most of the aircraft listed.
Flight Testing Homebuilt Aircraft by Vaughan Askue. $24.95
The Student Pilot's Flight Manual by William K. Kershner. Including FAA Knowledge Test Questions, Answers and Explanations, and Practical (Flight) Test for Airplanes (8th Ed). List Price: $36.95 Our Price: $29.56 You Save: $7.39 (20%)
Featured Pilot titles:
"Time flies like an arrow, fruit flies like a banana!" -Groucho Marx
"This book is a must for experts and dummies.
Mr. Machado's humor, the easy to read text, and the follow up step-by-step diagrams make this book a breeze to understand. I certainly give this book a *****+ rating."
Robert Loessberg (Student Pilot)
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"A life saving classic"
While this book was written a long, long, time ago, in a sky far away, the principals of flight haven't changed. I've found it excellent and very engaging. Much more so than the Cessna manual I got when I first signed up to learn to fly.
Read it. It could save your life someday in a "nasty" situation.
Dave Steele, Amazon.com associate web site owner.
Does your spouse lack the same level of enthusiasm for flying as you? Perhaps "Scared stiff" better describes his or her feelings towards light aircraft? Then here's the book for them!
The Right Seat Handbook : A White-Knuckle Flier's Guide to Light Planes
Fantasy & Gaming
Basic Set by Steve Jackson.
Out Price $24.95
Midwest Book Review. GURPS (Generic Universal Role Playing System) is the most flexible role playing system ever created. With just this Basic Set, players can adventure into any world they can imaging. Rules are included for all types of weapons from clubs to lasers. For wizards and magic there are more than 100 spells. For psionic powers -- the imagination is the only limit! GURPS avoids having to switch game systems whenever the players change campaigns by giving one set of clear, comprehensive rules to cover any background!
Magic : A Tome of Mystic Secrets for Fantasy Role
playing by Steve Jackson.
Our Price $16.95
Expands on the magic rules given in GURPS basic set. Contains hundreds of spells from over a dozen magic colleges like Air, Earth, Water, Fire, etc.
GURPS Fantasy: The Magical World of Yrth Currently out of print, but Amazon can be amazing in turning up copies of out of print books. SJ Games, the publisher, is updating this book, and should have it back in print later this year.
Another Fine Myth by Robert Asprin. Hilarious book! Skeeve, an apprentice magician finds himself out of work, and out of luck when his master is killed. Luckily(?) for him, a good friend of his former master offers to teach him magic... the only catch is that this "friend" is a demon!
Adoption & Fertility issues
Charge of Your Fertility : The Definitive Guide to Natural Birth
Control and Pregnancy Achievement by Toni
List Price: $22.00 Our Price: $17.60 You Save: $4.40 (20%)
This comprehensive book explains in lucid, assured terms how to practice the fertility awareness method (FAM), a natural, scientifically proven but little-known form of birth control (which is not to be confused with the woefully ineffective "rhythm" method). Author Toni Weschler has been teaching fertility awareness for almost 20 years, and it's only just now gaining in popularity. As the book explains, by using simple fertility signs including peaks in morning body temperature and changes in cervical position and cervical mucus, it's possible to determine when ovulation is taking place.
With Love and Logic : Teaching Children Responsibility
by Jim Fay (Contributor), Foster W. MD Cline
List Price: $18.00 Our Price: $12.60 You Save: $5.40 (30%)
This well-known child psychiatrist has written a book to help parents raise kids who are self-confident, motivated, and ready for the world by teaching them responsibility and the logic of life by giving them the opportunity to solve their own problems from the earliest possible age.
Can This Child Be Saved? Solutions For Adoptive and Foster Families by Foster Cline and Cathy Helding. This is an excellent text, describing the problems faced by foster and adoptive families with many of the children currently in the system. It covers abuse, neglect, toxin exposure in utero and many other others.