The Twin Game

a psychological thriller

Author: V. J. Chambers

Publisher: Punk Rawk Books

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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Hope Ross isn’t crazy, but she knows crazy. Crazy is... ...a father telling his daughter to pretend her twin sister doesn't exist. Worst. Game. Ever. ...a sister never leaving the house. ...a disturbed woman hidden away in the attic. ...bodies rotting in the basement. ...being accused of attempted murder. ...the police blaming the victim. No, Hope’s not crazy, and she’s through playing games. As soon as she gets out of this mental facility, she’s going to prove it. Topics: female protagonist, murder, dark, disturbing, racy, scary, vengeful, small town, police, serial killer, gothic, family saga, twisted, unreliable narrator,

The Twin Flames, the Master, and the Game

A Journey to Enlightenment

Author: Richard Lanoix

Publisher: Balboa Press

ISBN: 1504384369

Category: Fiction

Page: 348

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This is an epic love story and thriller that takes place over many lifetimes and depicts the heros journey to enlightenment. Orfeo and Carina are Twin Flames, souls that have been together since the beginning of time, and they are merged in Consciousness. At one point, Orfeo cant find Carina, so he returns to the earth-realm to find her. After many lifetimes, they are reunited, and Orfeo learns that it was him that was lost, not her. She makes him aware of the battle of consciousness that is taking place between the forces of Light (the Resistance) and the Dark forces, led by the Master, whom they believe is attempting to obstruct humankinds path to Consciousness and imprison them in the earth-realm. After many plot twists, Orfeo learns about the true nature of reality. He then tries to share this truth with Carina, who cant accept it because she believes that hes been brainwashed by the Master. This impasse jeopardizes their eternal love and return to Consciousness.

The Twin

Author: Gerbrand Bakker

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

ISBN: 1459608275

Category: Dutch fiction

Page: 360

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When his twin brother dies in a car accident, Helmer is obliged to return to the small family farm. He resigns himself to taking over his brother's role and spending the rest of his days 'with his head under a cow'. After his old, worn-out father has been transferred upstairs, Helmer sets about furnishing the rest of the house according to his own minimal preferences. 'A double bed and a duvet', advises Ada, who lives next door, with a sly look. Then Riet appears, the woman once engaged to marry his twin. Could Riet and her son live with him for a while, on the farm?'The Twin' is an ode to the platteland, the flat and bleak Dutch countryside with its ditches and its cows and its endless grey skies. Ostensibly a novel about the countryside, as seen through the eyes of a farmer, 'The Twin' is, in the end, about the possibility or impossibility of taking life into one's own hands. It chronicles a way of life which has resisted modernity, is culturally apart, and yet riven with a kind of romantic longing. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

The Twin's Daughter

Author: Lauren Baratz-Logsted

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 9781599906164

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 400

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Lucy Sexton is stunned when her mother's identical twin sister shows up at the family's front door one day. Separated at birth, the two women have had dramatically different upbringings, and Lucy's mother, Aliese, will do anything to make it up to Helen-including taking Helen into their home and turning her into a lady that all of society will admire. Aunt Helen's transformation is remarkable. But is it just Lucy's imagination, or does Helen seem to enjoy being mistaken for Lucy's mother? Then, on New Year's Day, Lucy is horrified to find her aunt and mother tied to chairs in the parlor. One of them has been brutally murdered-but which twin has died? Surely her daughter will know... Filled with shocking twists and turns, The Twin's Daughter is an engrossing gothic novel of betrayals and secrets that will keep readers guessing until the end.

What to Do when You're Having Two

The Twins Survival Guide from Pregnancy Through the First Year

Author: Natalie Diaz

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1583335153

Category: FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS

Page: 274

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The founder of the Twiniversity website offers a complete guide to expectant mothers for surviving the birth of twins, including how to breastfeed for two, sticking to a single sleeping schedule and provides a list of the most essential baby items. Original. 40,000 first printing.

The Twins Platoon

An Epic Story of Young Marines at War in Vietnam

Author: Christy W. Sauro Jr.

Publisher: Zenith Press

ISBN: 1616737530

Category: History

Page: 288

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In the evening of June 28, 1967, 150 young Americans were sworn into the Marine Corps as part of the pre-game ceremonies of a Minnesota Twins baseball game. Before the end of the fourth inning these volunteers were being hustled on to buses, on their way to boot camp. It was a journey that would take them from a boyhood of baseball in the American heartland to manhood on the killing fields of Vietnam. Christy Sauro was one of the Twins Platoon, and in this book he tells what it was like—from the pomp and ceremony of induction to the all-too-real initiation by fire that would shortly follow: in mere months, he and most of the Twins Platoon were on the ground in Vietnam and promptly faced with some of the toughest fighting of the war, the Siege of Khe Sanh and the Tet Offensive, including the brutal Battle for Hue. From baseball to boot camp to brutal combat, his is a firsthand story of American life being lived at the limits—and changed forever.

The Tapper Twins Go to War (With Each Other)

Author: Geoff Rodkey

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0316297828

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 240

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This brand-new series by a popular screenwriter is a pitch-perfect, contemporary comedy featuring twelve-year-old fraternal twins, Claudia and Reese, who couldn't be more different...except in their determination to come out on top in a vicious prank war! But when the competition escalates into an all-out battle that's fought from the cafeteria of their New York City private school all the way to the fictional universe of an online video game, the twins have to decide if their efforts to destroy each other are worth the price. Told as a colorful "oral history" by the twins and their friends, and including photos, screenshots, chat logs, online gaming digital art, and text messages between their clueless parents, The Tapper Twins is a hilariously authentic showcase of what it's like to be in middle school in our digitally-saturated world.

The Crossover

Author: Kwame Alexander

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544289595

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 240

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2015 Newbery Medal Winner 2015 Coretta Scott King Honor Award Winner New York Times Bestseller "With a bolt of lightning on my kicks . . .The court is SIZZLING. My sweat is DRIZZLING. Stop all that quivering. Cuz tonight I’m delivering," announces dread-locked, 12-year old Josh Bell. He and his twin brother Jordan are awesome on the court. But Josh has more than basketball in his blood, he's got mad beats, too, that tell his family's story in verse, in this fast and furious middle grade novel of family and brotherhood from Kwame Alexander. Josh and Jordan must come to grips with growing up on and off the court to realize breaking the rules comes at a terrible price, as their story's heart-stopping climax proves a game-changer for the entire family.

The Templeton Twins Have an Idea

Book One

Author: Ellis Weiner

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 145212020X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 232

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This special edition of The Templeton Twins Have an Idea: Book One also includes a sneak preview of The Templeton Twins Make a Scene: Book Two and a Q&A with the author. Suppose there were 12-year-old twins, a boy and girl named John and Abigail Templeton. Let's say John was pragmatic and played the drums, and Abigail was theoretical and solved cryptic crosswords. Now suppose their father was a brilliant, if sometimes confused, inventor. And suppose that another set of twins—adults—named Dean D. Dean and Dan D. Dean, kidnapped the Templeton twins and their ridiculous dog in order to get their father to turn over one of his genius (sort of) inventions. Yes, I said kidnapped. Wouldn't it be fun to read about that? Oh please. It would so. Luckily for you, this is just the first in a series perfect for boys and girls who are smart, clever, and funny (just like the twins), and enjoy reading adventurous stories (who doesn't?!).

The Girl on the Stairs

A Masterful Psychological Thriller

Author: Louise Welsh

Publisher: John Murray

ISBN: 1848546491

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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Jane Logan is a stranger to Berlin and she finds the city alive and echoing with the ghosts of its turbulent past. At six months pregnant, she's instructed by her partner Petra to rest and enjoy her new life in Germany. But while Petra is out at work, Jane begins to feel uneasy in their chic apartment. Screams reverberate through the walls, lights flicker in the derelict building that looms over the yard, a shadow passes on the stairs . . . Jane meets a neighbour's daughter, a girl whose life she tries to mend, but her involvement only further isolates her. Alone and haunted, Jane fears the worst . . . but the worst is yet to come. Louise Welsh, the acclaimed author of The Cutting Room, delivers another masterful suspense novel. The Girl on the Stairs is a powerful psychological thriller packed with twists and turns to keep you reading well into the night. Read it, or be left in the dark.

Twin Peaks

The Final Dossier

Author: Mark Frost

Publisher: Flatiron Books

ISBN: 1250163315

Category: Fiction

Page: 180

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The crucial sequel to the New York Times bestselling The Secret History of Twin Peaks, this novel bridges the two series, and takes you deeper into the mysteries raised by the new series. The return of Twin Peaks is one of the most anticipated events in the history of television. The subject of endless speculation, shrouded in mystery, fans will come flocking to see Mark Frost and David Lynch’s inimitable vision once again grace the screen. Featuring all the characters we know and love from the first series, as well as a list of high-powered actors in new roles, the show will be endlessly debated, discussed, and dissected. While The Secret History of Twin Peaks served to expand the mysteries of the town and place the unexplained phenomena that unfolded there into a vastly layered, wide-ranging history, Twin Peaks: The Final Dossier tells us what happened to key characters in the twenty-five years in between the events of the first series and the second, offering details and insights fans will be clamoring for. The novel also adds context and commentary to the strange and cosmic happenings of the new series. For fans around the world begging for more, Mark Frost’s final take laid out in this novel will be required reading.

Ready Or Not...Here We Come!

The Real Experts' Guide to the First Year With Twins

Author: Elizabeth Lyons

Publisher: Finn Phyllis Press

ISBN: 9780974699028

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 238

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You've expanded (to the point where you've traded high-fashion maternity wear for your husband's XXL T-shirts), answered way too many questions about your babies' conception, and felt your belly bounce like jelly as your dynamic duo engaged in a boxing match. And the adventure has only begun! In her first humor-packed guide to raising twins, Elizabeth Lyons and her “multiples” sorority offer the wisdom of their combined experience in the form of practical shortcuts, real-world strategies, and sage advice.Topics include: -Preparing the Lair: Mandatory Gear for Babies and Mom -Twinproofing Your Marriage -Breastfeeding Strategies (and Why It's Okay if You Don't) -Unsolicited Advice: Stories from the Trenches -Getting Twins on a Schedule—Preferably the Same One Lyons balances the day-to-day challenges of raising twins—from double feedings to sleep deprivation to getting out while pretending everything's under control—with a sanity-saving dose of camaraderie. By the end, you'll be smiling and shouting, “Thank heaven, I'm not alone!”

The Third Twin

Author: C. J. Omololu

Publisher: Ember

ISBN: 0385744536

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 336

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Ava and Lexi, high school seniors and identical twins, created an imaginary triplet, Alicia, to date and dump boys but now they are being stalked and impersonated by the sister they invented and their former dates are turning up dead.

Beside Myself

Author: Ann Morgan

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 1632864355

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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Six-year-old Helen and Ellie are identical twins, but Helen is smarter, more popular, and their mother's favorite. Ellie, on the other hand, requires special instruction at school, is friendless, and is punished at every turn. Until they decide to swap places--just for fun, and just for one day--and Ellie refuses to switch back. Everything of Helen's, from her toys to her friends to her identity, now belongs to her sister. With those around her oblivious to her plight, the girl who used to be Helen loses her sense of self and withdraws into a spiral of behavioral problems, delinquency, and mental illness. In time, she's not even sure of her memory of the switch. Twenty-five years later, she receives a call that threatens to pull her back into her sister's dangerous orbit. Will she take this chance to face her past?

What Were the Twin Towers?

Author: Jim O'Connor,Who HQ

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0448487853

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

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Discover the true story of the Twin Towers--how they came to be the tallest buildings in the world and why they were destroyed. When the Twin Towers were built in 1973, they were billed as an architectural wonder. At 1,368 feet, they clocked in as the tallest buildings in the world and changed the New York City skyline dramatically. Offices and corporations moved into the towers--also known as the World Trade Center--and the buildings were seen as the economic hub of the world. But on September 11, 2001, a terrorist attack toppled the towers and changed our nation forever. Discover the whole story of the Twin Towers--from their ambitious construction to their tragic end.

Psychological Development in the Elementary Year

Author: Judith Worell

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 148322077X

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 496

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Psychological Development in the Elementary Years is the second in a series of reviews relating current theory and research on psychological development to educational practice. The book discusses the significance and change in psychological sex roles; peer relations; and the development and regulation of aggression in young children. The text also describes the acquisition of self-control; the developmental trends in the learning processes; and the foundations and direction of cognitive development. The theory and research on children's achievement; the family influences on language and cognitive development and the personal and social causation in the school context are also considered. The book further tackles the behavioral perspective of children with learning and behavior problems. Psychologists, psychiatrists, behavioral psychologists, and students taking related courses will find the book invaluable.

Master of the Game

Author: Sidney Sheldon

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062015583

Category: Fiction

Page: 100

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Kate Blackwell is the symbol of success—a beautiful woman who has parlayed her inheritance into an international conglomerate. Now, celebrating her 90th birthday, Kate surveys the family she has manipulated, dominated, and loved: the fair and the grotesque, the mad and the mild, the good and the evil—her winnings in life.

Twins Talk

What Twins Tell Us about Person, Self, and Society

Author: Dona Lee Davis

Publisher: Ohio University Press

ISBN: 0821444999

Category: Social Science

Page: 312

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Twins Talk is an ethnographic study of identical twins in the United States, a study unique in that it considers what twins have to say about themselves, instead of what researchers have written about them. It presents, in the first person, the grounded and practical experiences of twins as they engage, both individually and together, the “who am I” and “who are we” questions of life. Here, the twins themselves are the stars. Dona Lee Davis conducted conversational interviews with twenty-two sets of identical twins attending the Twins Days Festival in Twinsburg, Ohio, the largest such gathering in the world. Lively and often opinionated, each twin comes through as a whole person who at the same time maintains a special bond that the vast majority of people will never experience. The study provides a distinctive and enlightening insider’s challenge to the nature/nurture debates that dominate contemporary research on twins. The author, herself an identical twin, draws on aspects of her own life to inform her analysis of the data throughout the text. Each chapter addresses a different theme from multiple viewpoints, including those of popular science writers, scientific researchers, and singletons, as well as those of the twins themselves.

The Secret History of Twin Peaks

A Novel

Author: Mark Frost

Publisher: Flatiron Books

ISBN: 1250075599

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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From the co-creator of the landmark series, the story millions of fans have been waiting to get their hands on for 25 long years. The Secret History of Twin Peaks enlarges the world of the original series, placing the unexplained phenomena that unfolded there into a vastly layered, wide-ranging history, beginning with the journals of Lewis and Clark and ending with the shocking events that closed the finale. The perfect way to get in the mood for the upcoming Showtime series.