Thursday, February 28, 2008

Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, Fourth Edition (Teach Yourself)

By Stan Gibilisco
Product Description
Learn the hows and whys behind basic electricity, electronics, and communications without formal training
The best combination self-teaching guide, home reference, and classroom text on electricity and electronics has been updated to deliver the latest advances. Great for preparing for amateur and commercial licensing exams, this guide has been prized by thousands of students and professionals for its uniquely thorough coverage ranging from DC and AC concepts to semiconductors and integrated circuits.
Written by Stan Gibilisco, an electronics legend and McGraw-Hill's most popular TAB author

Perfect for hobbyists, students, and those of you who want to get ahead in tech-related careers
Packed with everything needed to enhance learning: 600+ illustrations, practical examples, and hundreds of test questions More detail>>>

Friday, January 25, 2008

Naruto, Volume 29

By Masashi Kishimoto

Product Description
Guy vs. Kisame!! Kakashi vs. Itachi!!! We finally learn what may be happening to Gaara and what might also be in store for Naruto, when they both come face to face with a devious common enemy...the Akatsuki!

Naruto, Vol. 1

From VIZ Media LLC

Product Description
Author Masashi Kishimoto made his debut in Weekly Shonen Jump in 1999 with Naruto, which won the Hop Step Award. Naruto must pass the difficult test to enter the Ninja Academy; deal with his rival, Konohamaru; and learn to get along with his new classmates, Sasuke and Sakura. Assigned to a three-person team, Naruto, Sasuke, and Sakura must survive a brutal test against their upper-level ninja instructor, Kakashi. Only two can pass — will Naruto be one of them? More detail >>>

Customer Reviews
My son LOVES it, but...

You may not realize it is bound backwards, since it is a japanese book. Strange, since the words are in english.

Naruto, Volume 27

By Masashi Kishimoto

Product Description
Everything changes as Sakura, Sasuke and Naruto part ways to begin new training, each with different mentors. You'll never believe whom they choose. Plus, take a trip back in time as we finally learn the true story of Kakashi's greatest secret!

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Customer Reviews
good way to end an arch
It's a good way to end a story arc. Since this is the most popular of the story archs so far, I'd say I'm content with what I have.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Snakehead (Alex Rider Adventure)

By Anthony Horowitz

Product Description
What goes up must come down, and when we last saw Alex Rider, he was as up as can be—in outer space. When he crash lands off the coast of Australia, the Australian Secret Service recruits him to infiltrate one of the ruthless gangs operating across South East Asia. Known as snakeheads, the gangs smuggle drugs, weapons, and worst of all, people. Alex accepts the assignment, in part for the chance to work with his godfather and learn more about his parents. What he uncovers, however, is a secret that will make this his darkest and most dangerous mission yet . . . and that his old nemesis, Scorpia, is anything but out of his life. More detail>>>

Customer Reviews
Best Book Yet
Snakehead is a thrilling and action-packed book based on Espionage. It involves a teen age spy, Alex, and the most notorious international terrorist organization The Snakeheads. Alex is put through illegal martial arts fighting, exploding Mines, and mass ballistic gunfights between rival factions in order to find what secrets lie at the core of the Snakehead. Alex is also accompanied by his Godfather who has some secrets that Alex may not want to hear. So check out the seventh book in this intense series called The Alex Rider series, and prepare to be BLOWN off your chair and into a world of Chaos and Mass-Destruction!