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Book: The Pyramid Home Book by Dennis Hayes
This book is a comprehensive examination of the pyramid form as applied to architecture in today's world of building, showing the form is superior to the traditional box shape, post and beam construction we have accepted as a tradition. It addresses greater safety (withstanding 250mph winds and 8.0 magnitude earthquakes) and a 300% higher efficiency of energy costs. Lower construction costs, a [...]
 
Book: Mr. Jefferson's Piano - & Other Central Harlem Stories by B.L. Wilson
Mr. Jefferson's Piano & Other Central Harlem Stories is the second updated edition of an anthology that weaves together a rich tapestry of 68 short stories, agency memos, and letters of events that take place during the late seventies, eighties, and nineties as seen through Melba Farris' eyes. Melba writes notes about everything work-related, chronicling her journey into the field of property [...]
 
Book: Secrets of Organization by Peggy Bishop
I come from a family of writers. From an early age I loved reading and creating stories. I made up short stories before I could even read or write. I would tell the stories to my older sister, she would write them down for me, and together we'd present the tales to our parents. When I became older I was thrilled to discover that many of my family not only shared my love of reading but were also [...]
 
Book: Travelling Cheap - How to travel on a serious budget! by Benjamin Law
Travelling Cheap describes how to travel the world without breaking the bank. The knowledge in this book comes from over a year of constant travelling. I have compiled my first hand experience on how you can see the world for as long as possible in a cost effective, safe and fun way! Whether its a short term holiday or a year long backpacking adventure there is practical advice for anyone wanting [...]
 
Book: Sharing Lives - Part 3 of the Foxwood Trilogy by Jan Marsh
Getting by with a little help from your friends has been very important to the residents of Foxwood during the three years of its existence as an 'intentional community' on the Welsh border. But when glamorous Tricia Anstey moves in, the dynamic of the community changes. Old friendships are threatened and the harmony of the house is shattered by the secrets of her colourful past. And in the wider [...]
 
Book: Foxwood - Another Year by Jan Marsh
It's a year since the Foxwood house was set up and the 'community' has grown. It's still home to Maggie, Julia, Ann, Jeff, Josh, Viv and Lewis, but there are also new residents, leading to shifts in allegiance and fallings out, as well as more cosy and intimate times. Add to the mix online dating, a Murder Mystery and the joys of bread making and this second book in the Foxwood trilogy proves [...]
 
Book: Living Space - The First Year of the Foxwood Community by Jan Marsh
Maggie strives to realise her vision of a shared community of friends living out their years in companionship and harmony on the Welsh Borders. But as the saying goes, life happens when you're busy making other plans and she hasn't reckoned on the dark secrets, the rivalries, the exes and the wayward offspring that her housemates have accumulated over the decades. A funny and thoughtful story [...]
 
Book: Vagabonds - The Sequel to Farewell - A Story of Life on the Streets by A. Pseudonym
A year later. What happened on the streets after Mikey's death? An over-zealous council tries to restructure homeless services to prevent rough sleeping in order to prevent deaths, but their efforts makes things worse. Some of the homeless move away to another town, but are faced with severe weather conditions and floods as well as illness. A mysterious man arrives at Sanctuary, with a mission, [...]
 
Book: Sustainable Community - Learning from the Cohousing Model by Graham Meltzer
Sustainable Community: Learning from the Cohousing Model is an in-depth review and analysis of the cohousing phenomenon currently sweeping North America. Cohousing projects are purpose built housing developments for communities of up to 40 or 50 households. They combine entirely self-contained dwellings with a range of shared community facilities such as kitchen/dining room, social space, [...]
 
Book: Farewell - A Story of Life on The Streets by A. Pseudonym
A short book on rought sleeping. Life on the streets is tough, but people stick together. Anna, the travelling homeless woman, is back in town, and she has a hot chocolate with her friend Mikey. Mikey confides in Anna that he would love to be a writer, and Anna surprises him by saying it is perfectly possible. Around them the characters of the streets and the nearby sheltered flats live out their [...]
 
Book: Leaving Story Avenue - My journey from the projects to the front page by Paul LaRosa
Paul LaRosa was a clueless kid growing up in a Bronx housing project when he discovered there might be more to life. As the projects went from idyllic to dangerous, Paul made his way to The New York Daily News where he became a copyboy and later a reporter. The News was still the largest circulating newspaper in the country but it was in the last, outrageous and often hilarious, gasp of The Front [...]
 
Book: Debugging Housing Design & Construction...at a glance Volume 3 - Black & White Edition by Barton Jahn
This Volume 3 represents 18-20 years of basic field research observing and recording problems in housing construction...working as a superintendent, bank construction inspector, and project manager. The topics covered include interior doors, windows, finish carpentry, cabinets, electrical, light fixtures, HVAC, plumbing, tile, stairs, and stair handrail. At a glance...conveys the idea of a [...]
 
Book: Debugging Housing Design & Construction...at a glance Volume 2 - Black & White Edition by Barton Jahn
I believe this 3-book series is an important new introduction of beneficial information into the standards-of-the-industry in the field of building design and construction. At a glance...conveys the idea of a picture being worth a thousand words. The over 400 illustrations and the images in this book, with a bare minimum of required explanatory text, provides the reader with a quick yet [...]
 
Book: Debugging Housing Design & Construction...at a glance Volume 1 - Black & White Edition by Barton Jahn
The theme of this book is the pursuit of excellence...the quest for information that will help everyone working in the housing construction industry to move closer to the ideal of perfection in design and construction, thereby increasing confidence, competence, and performance. At a glance...conveys the idea of a picture being worth a thousand words. The over 400 illustrations in this book, with [...]
 
Book: Affordable Florida - Single Family Homes Under $30,000 by Lawrence Matthews
Learn how a family went from bankruptcy to a modern single family home on Florida's sunny Gulf Coast - on a small budget. Follow their searches as they seek to escape renting, and see how they found opportunities that few know about. See how to do the right searches and avoid the pitfalls and scams - as well as the common mistakes. Finally, the author provides hundreds of direct links to these [...]
 
Book: Carr Square - The Village by M. Anthony Phillips
It's the late sixties in St. Louis, Missouri and four little boys come across a strange package in an abandoned building in the middle of Carr Square, a low-income housing complex right next to Pruitt-Igoe, the giant new housing project. Opening that package sets off a ticking time bomb for the two communities that could lead to a war if Michael, Tim, Tony, and Stevie can't stop the wheels that [...]
 
Book: A Retailer's Guide To Frugal In-Store Promotions - How-To Increase Profits And Spit In The Eyes Of Economic Downturns Using Thrifty Events And Sales Te ...
Retailers need more than crossed fingers to get and keep customers. In-store promotion-everything from in-store branding to events-is the most effective and economical way to do that. A Retailer's Guide to Frugal In-Store Promotions gives retailers the benefit of Carolyn Howard-Johnson's nearly three decades experience as founder and manager of her own chain of stores, a stint as a New York [...]
 
Book: Foreclosure - A Novel by S.D. Thames
What happens when the housing business turns deadly? Real estate lawyer David Friedman was halfway up the career ladder when the crash of 2008 took down the housing market. Now he has just one year to prove himself as a potential partner before his job goes under. Ruthless real estate developer Frank O'Reilly is a dream client, and he may just be Friedman's only shot at making partner. Despite [...]
 
Book: My Hood Your Barrio His Beat by Full Blooded Pit
It is known as The Hood to the Bounty Hunter Watts Blood Gang. The Vatos Locos Muchachos call it EL Barrio, and those in the 77th Division of the Los Angeles Police Department refer to it simply as The Beat. With all the money, power, and respect at stake, royalty is crowned through determination, but there can be only one King of the Nickerson Gardens Housing Projects.
 
Book: American Veterans - Working In the Value Zone - Americans Thank You For Your Service by Dr. Ron Wood Sr.
This newly revised book about the Value Zone will provide an analysis of a consortium of for profit and not for profit organizations that are establishing strategies to help U.S. Veterans that are currently faced with a number of major problems: high unemployment; lack of housing; homelessness; lack of good healthcare; high suicide rates; inadequate care for families; and more. This newly revised [...]
 
Book: American Poverty - Why America's Treatment of the Poor Undermines its Authority as a World Power (American Stories Book 2) by Laurel A. Rockefeller
In this thought-provoking historical and economic analysis, Laurel A. Rockefeller takes on poverty culture head-on, exploring what it means to poor in the United States while taking a look at how America's closest and much more economically successful allies (Canada, Germany, France, and the United Kingdom) take care of their poor. From housing conditions to hunger to poverty psychology, Ms. [...]
 
Book: Ebook Supplier for First Time Home Buyer by Nataisha T Hill
Buying a New Home is Exciting, but Involves Research! Are you ready to purchase your home, but don't know where to start? Are you confused about interest rates, foreclosures, or mortgage brokers? Help is here. This e-book will guide you in the right direction for purchasing your home, or buying homes to sale. Learn about fixer uppers, home owners insurance, the housing market, and more!
 
Book: Ares' Anger by James R. Womack
It was a routine mission outside the confines of the bio-habitat housing the first human colony on Mars. At least it was supposed to be routine. Which is why Dexter Arnold was outside alone despite policy which dictated a mandatory out-time partner. Routine departed when he wrecked his rover buggy. That was the least of his problems as the worse was yet to come. As a matter of fact, the worse was [...]
 
Book: A Dream To Keep by Cinthia Willis
Marlee wasn't sure the full ride scholarship was worth it when she found herself in a dilapidated Pre Civil War mansion they called student housing.. She was even less sure when she found the house was haunted but she learns to love the house and it's occupants both the living and the dead. The old house even leads her to her Dream lover - if she can just find a way to keep him. Other books by [...]
 
Book: Whatever Became of Sin? by B. Roman
On a flight to Washington D.C., the past twelve years of Michael Warren's life begin to unravel. An environmental lobbyist, Michael is on his way to testify before a Senate Committee, and destroy the plans for a housing development built on land tainted with the same toxic waste that killed his six-year-old daughter, Dominique. A cassette handed to Michael by a stranger on the plane changes [...]
 
Book: Age Should Never Be An Excuse For Not Succeeding by Chris Vaca
I originally wrote this book after I lost my mortgage business because of the great housing crash, losing just about everything I had at the age of 57. Even though things are much better these days, a book with such a topic will always be needed. Whether you have lost a job or a business, you need to know that there is a way back no matter what your situation might be. People need to know that [...]
 
Book: Thug-Addict - The Evolution by Raphael Brown
THUG-ADDICT: The Evolution is an urban story of Devon Mays. He went from a child to an adult where he experience the trials of life. He was raise in the Housing projects of Brooklyn, East New York where he grew up watching the fast-life, and was intrigued by the sinful desires. He went to jail at a young age for shooting a bully, and he seek revenge. His mother and father was an addict. He [...]
 
Book: THE GOVERNMENT FUNDED "WAR EFFORT" GOT US OUT OF THE GREAT DEPRESSION. . . . . NOW WE NEED A GOVERNMENT FUNDED "PEACE EFFORT" TO END THIS GREAT RECESSION ...
To resurrect the economy is going to take a "war-effort" intervention (monetary infusion) by the federal government. To preserve not only the resuscitated economy, but the resources that base it, is going to require a revision in the way we've been doing (exploiting, wasting, polluting) things. In this book I consider the ways and means that must be implemented, not only to get millions of people [...]
 
Book: Visions (Same Face Different Place) by Helen J. Christmas
Past and present collide in this psychological thriller set in rural England of the 1980s. It's been twelve years since Eleanor escaped London, discarding the fragments of her tragic past to discover a new life. Hiding in a remote country village, she truly thinks she will be safe. But is she? Her neighbour, James Barton-Wells, yearns to save his historic house from ruin but his dilemma has [...]
 
Book: Pattern of Shadows by Judith Barrow
Mary is a nursing sister at a Lancashire prison camp for the housing and treatment of German POWs. Life at work is difficult but fulfilling; life at home a constant round of arguments often prompted by her fly-by-night sister, Ellen, the apple of her short-tempered father's eye. Then Frank turns up at the house one night a guard at the camp, he's been watching Mary for weeks and won't leave until [...]
 


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