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Cover Reveal: Bits & Pieces (Benny Imura #5) by Jonathan Maberry -On sale September 22nd 2015 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young -Return to the zombie apocalypse wasteland that is the Rot & Ruin in this short story collection from Jonathan Maberry. Benny Imura’s zombie-infested adventures are well-chronicled in the gripping novels Rot & Ruin, Dust & Decay, Flesh & Bone, and Fire & Ash. But what else was happening while he was on his quest?

18th century wax vanitas model. Vanitas are works of art intended to remind the viewer of the shortness of human life, the uselessness of vanity and the certainty of death. This example features many symbols typical for this type of object, such as a skull and insects that feast on decaying flesh. The other side of the model shows the face during life. The verse scratched on to the front is from the biblical book of Ecclesiastes and reads “vanity of vanities, all is vanity”.

Wax vanitas, Europe, 1701-1800: "Vanitas are works of art intended to remind the viewer of the shortness of human life, the uselessness of vanity and the certainty of death. This example features many symbols typical for this type of object, such as a skull and insects that feast on decaying flesh. The other side of the model shows the face during life. The verse scratched on to the front is from the biblical book of Ecclesiastes and reads vanity of vanities, all is vanity."

"Jeune Dame en Circassienne de gaze d'Italie avec une juppe faite de la même gaze; le falbalat est orné d'un ruban de couleur; elle est coëffée d'un pouf au fichu garni de perles avec une plume sur le côté gauche, à la mode Asiatique", Gallerie des Modes, 1778; MFA 44.1347

Parasitic plants. Rafflesia arnoldii open flower. Borneo, Sarawak, Malaysia West Kalimantan, Indonesia Benkulu, Sumatra, Indonesia. R. titan collected in 1821. See Meijer (1997) for discussion.