This book is a step-by-step guide that will reveal the simple, yet effective secrets of what makes people happier. In fact you will be amazed that many of these steps are actually not a secrets at all. All you need is the determination and desire to make some small steps and changes and you too can change your outlook forever!
The sixth book of Virgil's Aeneid, in which Aeneas travels into the underworld to meet the spirit of his father, is a story that captivated Seamus Heaney from his schooldays. But the work took on a special significance for him after the death of his own father, becoming a touchstone to which he would return as an adult. His noble and moving translation of book VI bears the fruit of a lifetime's concentration upon it: he began translating passages in the 1980s and was finalising the work right up to the summer of his death.
Baby Zeke and Harold are on their way to the End. Herobrine's minion ordered them to kill the Ender King. If they don't, the minion has promised to kill Zeke and Harold's friends! Zeke and Harold are in an impossible situation. Can they find a way out? Or, will this be Herobrine's finest hour?
Black Oak Security is a crack team of private investigators led by brilliant, enigmatic Ethan Proctor. He takes on cases that range from the normal to the unaccountably bizarre. Now one of his people, Sloan Delaney, has disappeared during a weekend getaway in the Cumberland Mountains. The last message he left - on Proctor's answering machine - was a tortured scream for help. Soon Proctor is heading into the Kentucky wilderness, following in Sloan's footsteps to a secluded backwoods motel.
Career criminal Brady Ross has a problem. He's fallen in love with the wrong woman, a nurse from the straight world named Mary Carson. Brady's friends have warned him that he can't have a foot in both worlds. They've told him that he's either in the life all the way or must walk the straight and narrow, but Brady is determined to prove them wrong, as he hides his true self from Mary while still pulling heists.
Most people have a skewed vision of what Heaven is. They tend to picture angels floating around, some having harps and some having bows and arrows, but none of them actually having a life. To many people, Heaven sounds like a boring place. Earth seems to be exciting with new discoveries and adventures every day. However, the kingdom of God is much more exciting and glorious than anything the Earth could ever produce. The colors there are beyond the natural spectrum and there are inexpressible sounds.
The Way of Silence draws heavily on Buddhist teachings to cultivate the practice of "deep" listening: turning away from noise and distraction, paying attention, and embracing quiet. The Way of Silence embraces paradox: absence versus presence in silence. Dynamic tranquility. The all-oneness of aloneness. Humbly, trusting in God, you'll practice emptying your mind in order to receive wisdom, insight, and understanding.
Cindy is a young, fresh reporter, who has been thrust into a small-town story about the last thing on Earth she wants to cover - reports of werewolves. Cindy has already met the rich and charming Robert Gray and learned his deepest secret. Cindy soon finds herself lost, slowly losing track of the thin line between what is real and what is not, and discovering all the shades of gray in a world she once saw only in blacks and whites.
When the furniture removers empty the family tenement as payment for back rent, 10-year-old Kathleen Flannigan fears that her family will soon be homeless and hungry. Kathleen vows to save her family from ruin, even though her plan means personal sacrifice. Will the orphan train going to Michigan be the answer to Kathleen's vision of a better life for herself and her family?
With an estimated net worth of $5.2 billion (which is increasing with every passing day), Richard Branson was knighted in Buckingham Palace in March 2000. With over 400 companies operating under the Virgin Group banner, Richard Branson is surely an inspiration for anyone who wants to make it to the top in the world of entrepreneurship. Whether it is his record business or his airlines business, it seems as if whatever he touches turns into gold and he becomes more and more of a success.
Emily is the star lawyer at a powerful New York law firm. She commands the courtroom during the day, but at night, she can't seem to pull her confidence together to talk to a man. One fateful evening, she gets trapped in an elevator with David, a corporate delivery man, who happens to be her current crush. Once Emily is put into a position where she can't run away, she finally lets her desires take over.
On the threshold of opening the moon to tourist excursions, a private space firm owned by a visionary billionaire takes a team of non-astronauts to the lunar surface. To address concerns that the moon's barren rock may not hold long-term allure for an uber-wealthy clientele, the company's charismatic owner reveals to the group the ultimate discovery: life on the moon. But what is initially a triumphant and world-changing moment soon gives way to unrelenting terror as the team experiences firsthand that the moon still holds many secrets.
Marvel's Captain America: Civil War pits hero against hero! Captain America and Iron Man lead two teams of heroes in a clash that will change the course of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Following the record-breaking success of Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier, the First Avenger will jump into his next big-screen solo adventure on May 6, 2016, in Marvel's Captain America: Civil War!
Franz Kafka's profound and disturbing novella Metamorphosis was first published in German in 1915. In this recent translation by David Wyllie, Gregor Samsa, a travelling salesman, wakes to find himself "transformed in his bed into a horrible vermin". How he, his family, and others deal with this untoward situation is subsequently revealed.
At first, Kelly Davis can't believe Hudson Industries is coming to her small town of Cedar Grove. But the rumors are true. Luke Hudson, roguish son of billionaire Crawford Hudson, has invaded her little city with his infuriating swagger and a profiteering style that could change her beloved community forever. Luke Hudson doesn't only have his eye on Cedar Grove, though. Kelly has also caught his attention. And it doesn't bother him one bit that she already has a fiancé.
The first collection of the exploits of A.J. Raffles and his friend Bunny Manders was published as The Amateur Cracksman in 1899. The characters of Raffles and Bunny were possibly inspired by his brother-in-law's creations, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, although they are on the opposite side of the law.
Success is best defined by hard work, determination, and effort. No matter what difficulties or barriers you face, if you really want to succeed in life, you will always find a way to live your life the way you want. This is what Serena Williams, the most famous professional female tennis player, did. Her life journey might not be perfect, but she was able to do things excellently. She kept standing still and did not allow life challenges to stop her from reaching her goals.
Charles Dickens saw his fictional work in print for the first time in 1833 when he was only 21. It was a story called "Mr Minns and his Cousin" and was published in the Morning Chronicle. He wrote more tales and sketches for newspapers and magazines, which were collected and published in book form in two series in 1836 as Sketches by Boz. Here are nine of them.
Tenybris is free from his prison, and the planet of Sanctuary is the first to face his hunger. His hunt for the dragon eggs begins. If he gains them, and the magic, everything will wish for death. In the Glade, evil has shown its face at last. Gwenyth, the only human in the Lands, stands no chance against the power of the Darkness. How can she save the race she has come to love? With the fall of the Veil, the magic escapes to flood the universe, and the first stop is Earth. What can Katheryne do to save her world and the rest of reality?
Contained here is Julius Caesar's own account of his military adventures in Gaul at the head of the Roman army, uniquely presented in Caesar's first-person perspective (rather than as a third-person narrative as in the original Latin). Included are seven sections ("books") of the Gallic War, each encompassing one year of Caesar's battles and intrigues; though there is an eighth book, it is generally accepted to have been written by another general, shortly after Caesar's death in 44 BCE.