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text 2018-10-19 10:35
REVIEW BY DEBBIE - Courting Light by A. Zukowski
Courting Light - A. Zukowski

Our days were numbered but precious.


Courting Light is the story of Josie, an eighteen-year-old about to leave home to start university in London. She volunteers at a summer camp for disabled children. When Josie is paired with the autistic teenager Lucian, she faces intense experiences that are truly eye-opening. To her surprise, Lucian is not the only one who captures her attention. Over the weeks, Josie develops powerful desires evoked by the camp’s enigmatic young leader with a shaved head and tattoo on her skull.


Part of Seasons of Love Anthology.

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review 2018-10-11 16:51
great for LGBT and Young Adult fans
Courting Light - A. Zukowski
Independent reviewer for Archaeolibrarian, I was gifted my copy of this book. Josie volunteers to help at a summer camp for disabled children. But it's the camp leader, Sam, who draws Josie like a moth to a flame. Something must have piqued my interest with this one because it came with a young adult tag and I said yes, I would read it. And I did like! Not love but I liked it. Josie, by her own admission, only at camp to have something else on her CV other than school. Paired with Lucian, an autistic teenager, she learns a lot about herself and her life; and that of those around her. The draw to Sam, the camp leader, is instant and powerful, and Sam fights it a long time before they finally give into each other. At the end of camp, though, Josie is in for a surprise, as were we! And I did like the ending. From what Josie was saying, about what she thought in years to come, I really wasn't sure which way it was gonna go! BUT only Josie has a say and ya'll know what I think about that! AND it IS young adult, very much so. What Josie does say, is well written and well delivered. I quite liked Josie! It's a lovely, easy read, great for young adult fans, and for LGBT fans alike. Just maybe not one for me. 3 good solid stars. **same worded review will appear elsewhere**


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text 2018-10-08 12:23
What aspects to consider before buying lamps shades?

Almost Every Individual irrespective of how much knowledge they have over room decoration tries to make efforts from his/her end to make their room beautiful. Placing a right Lamps shade in the room is one of them as it modifies the place according to its type. Beautiful decorative covering for a lamp, which softens the light and makes it look presentable. It has thousands of design which creates a refreshing impact in the room. The most popular among them are chroma cone, alfa cone, leafy cone, mono, a ruse which have their unique specialty to give the best light to your room.
Below are some points one needs to consider before buying lamp shades online.


The Wall painting of the room
Before buying consider the wall paint of the room and the color of the lamp shade. The light shades should suit and compliment the color in your room to make it treat for eyes. Choosing a right color will add the value of the room to the next level

The Size of the room
The size of your room matters in your choice of the table lamp shade. If you purchase a small unit for a big room or vice verse it will not be considered to be the best purchase because the outlook will be not up to the mark. Also, find the size of the table where you will be placing table lamp shade as it should completely fill the gap.


The amount of light you want
The proportion of lighting is significant as every individual has different needs. Some wants to soften down the light making it comfortable for reading. Some want just as a decorative feature to add grace to their room. Your purpose should be justified when you buy lamp shades online. Lamp shades soften the brightness as it acts as a filter between bulb so the correct proportion should be very well justified.


The Interior of the room
Ideal it is a very cheap affair in comparison to the interior of the chamber. So the correct lamp shade is a good investment to enhance the beauty of the room as we spent a lot on the interior. The size, color, fabric material, lamp base should be chosen accordingly to magnify the beauty and appearance.

Caring tips for longer life
Every object needs to be taken care of so that it performs best in the long run and also helps in saving money. The same thing goes with the shades as well as considering a strong tone will be a better choice over pleated as they are easy to clean and gives a right proportion of color.

There are many firms selling lamp shades online in india. Any interested individual can find the excellent range and quality in reasonable price. Wooden Street is an online furniture venture where you can find a vast variety in numerous colors and sizes at an affordable price, for interior decors of multiple sorts.


Lamp Shades is an excellent choice for decorating your house and office becoming a favorite item people considering in the home decor section. A good quality lamp shade which comes in different types, shades, colors enhance the beauty of the room. It is always a hard choice for the customer to remain single-minded over the variety as they all look amazing. It would be a smart choice considering it according to the color of the room, interior design, the quantity of light requirement which suits you.

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text 2018-10-01 07:19
Light Fidelity (Li-Fi) Market size is Expected to Exceed $101 Billion by 2024

1 October 2018 -

The Global Light Fidelity (Li-Fi) Market was valued at around USD 455 million in 2015. It is expected to grow beyond USD 101 billion during the forecast period (2016- 2024).

Light fidelity is a visible light communication (VLC) system. This system runs high speed wireless communications. Li-Fi uses common household LED light bulbs to transfer data boosting speed up to 224 gb (gigabits) per second.


Increasing need for eco-friendly technology is expected to drive the market. Moreover, longer life, low power consumption, and high illumination are expected to augment market growth in the coming years. Government promotion for these lights is expected to boost market growth till 2024. The light fidelity market is split into components, application, and geographies.


Li-Fi components include LED, photo-detector, and microcontroller. LED based light-fidelity devices held over 40% of the market share in 2015.


These LED lights can be controlled to switch on and off to generate a digital string of binary numbers. Moreover, it can also change colors to red, green, and blue.


Browse Details of Report @ https://www.hexaresearch.com/research-report/light-fidelity-li-fi-market


Photo-detectors, accounted for over 30% of market revenue in 2015. Microcontroller segment was valued at more than USD 95 million that year.


On the basis of application, the industry is split into automotive & transportation, consumer electronics, defense & security and aviation, healthcare, and retail. Retail sector held market shares surpassing 30% in 2015.


The automotive & transport segment is anticipated to witness a CAGR of over 80%. This segment is expected to grow at the fastest rate. Technological advancements and communication machinery of cars is expected to increase adoption of these lights in traffic and car lights.


Geographies comprise of North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East & Africa (MEA). North America light fidelity industry accounted for more than 40% of the global market share, in 2015. This region is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 76% during the forecast period.


Europe has established the infrastructure of Li-Fi communication systems and is expected to show positional growth in the region. This will create a large platform for market growth in the coming years.


The light fidelity market in Asia Pacific was valued at over USD 95 million in 2015. It will witness a significant growth of around 30% by 2024. This growth can be attributed to the contribution made by countries like Korea, China, and Japan.


Key market players encompass ByteLight Incorporated, Lightbee Corporation, Ibsentelecom Limited, and PureLifi Limited. The adoption of Li-Fi is at its budding stage and is used in limited niche applications. Therefore, an extensive research & development investment could benefit the players in the long run.


Browse Related Category Market Reports @ https://www.hexaresearch.com/research-category/next-generation-technologies-industry

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review 2018-09-25 21:06
The Special Art of SF: “Lord of Light” by Roger Zelazny
Lord of Light - Roger Zelazny

“Lord of Light” takes place maybe 100 or 200 years after the landing of humans on the planet where it takes place. A bottle of wine brought from Earth is still drinkable (though to be sure a precious relic); there is one survivor-in-the-flesh of the native entities who resisted human incursion. Also, the godhood of the "crew" arose informally - the "passengers" saw them wielding superhuman powers and doing battle with demonic adversaries, and so labeled them.




If you're into stuff like this, you can read the full review.

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