A Dog's Purpose - which spent a year on the New York Times bestseller list – is heading to the big screen! Based on the beloved best-selling novel by W. Bruce Cameron, A Dog's Purpose shares the soulful and surprising story of one devoted dog who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he teaches to laugh and love.
It has been 14 years since the Martians invaded England. The world has moved on, always watching the skies but content that we know how to defeat the Martian menace. Machinery looted from the abandoned capsules and war machines has led to technological leaps forward. The Martians are vulnerable to earth germs. The army is prepared. So when the signs of launches on Mars are seen, there seems little reason to worry. Unless you listen to one man, Walter Jenkins, the narrator of Wells' book.
When Julia Seagrove is found dead, a name carved into her body, old memories are stirred up for DI Hal Luchewski. The name is that of a murdered sex offender and the man who killed him, convicted in Hal's first ever murder case, has just been released from prison. As he digs deeper, Hal discovers multiple links between Dr Seagrove, the recently released killer Nino Gaudiano, and Nino's long-missing daughter Louisa.
Charles Stross builds a new series with Empire Games. Expanding on the world he created in the Family Trade series, a new generation of paratime travelers walk between parallel universes. The year is 2020. It's 17 years since the Revolution overthrew the last king of the New British Empire, and the newly reconstituted North American Commonwealth is developing rapidly, on course to defeat the French and bring democracy to a troubled world.
Douglas is very excited about his birthday surprise. But when the surprise turns out to be his overexcited twin cousins, Douglas is sure this will be the worst birthday ever!
A very short piece of fantasy world-building, following a few men and their curious line of work revolving around a quiet, dusty shop in a quirky, distant city.
A story about a star who gets lost trying to find her best friend, the Moon. She travels all over the galaxy while meeting new friends along the way. Will she ever find her friend? Only time will tell.
When Josephine L'amour is offered the chance to visit a Tanzanian big cat preserve to assist with their new tracking program, she can't resist. The head of the big cat exhibitions at the National Zoo, Jo has been a big cat lover since she could talk. So, packing her bags and hopping on a plane, Jo heads off to make her dreams come true. When Jo gets to the sanctuary however, things don't quite go to plan.
Hugless Douglas is a huggable, lovable young brown bear who wakes up one morning in need of a hug. He goes to try to find one, but none of them seem quite right. Join Douglas on his search for the perfect bear hug!
A teacher goes missing under suspicious circumstances and a man is murdered at a local reservoir. For Detective Robyn Carter, there's no obvious link between the cases. But as she starts to delve into them, her investigations lead her to Abigail, perfect wife and mother to beautiful little Izzy. What was Abigail's connection to the victims? And why is she receiving threatening messages from an anonymous number?
Clara Roberts has found herself forced to flee across country, pursued by a madman who seems to have access to every aspect of her life. Consequently, she is off the grid and under the radar when her truck breaks down in a small corner of Southwestern, Oklahoma, and she finds herself at the mercy of a local cowboy. While she knows that she will eventually have to keep running to stay one step ahead of her stalker, she begins to find herself drawn to this man.
Storytime with Nana, Volume 1 is a series of children's stories created by Hillary and her Nana. They use their imagination and take turns saying the first word that pops in their head! Totally spontaneous, silly, and fun, most of the stories in this series pertain to animals with human like feelings and emotions.
We may not think of our brain as being a computer, but in many ways it very much is like a computer. It is just far more complex than even the most advanced computer out there that we know of. In light of this fact, it is possible to program our mind to change how we react and behave. One effective program we can use is called Neuro-Lingusitic Programming - or NLP, as we will call it going forward. Millions of people around the world have used NLP to change their lives.
It is made clear how cognitive and linguistic competence are interrelated.
Text is a common fabric of society, yet it is still challenging for our technology to make sense of text. This is where taxonomies can help. In this book, Bill Inmon will introduce you to the concept of taxonomies and how they are used to simplify and understand text. We emphasize the practical aspects of taxonomies, and the subsequent usage of taxonomies as a basis for textual analytics.
Douglas is very excited to be going to Little School. There is so much to do - and lots of hugs to be given out!
There's never been a better time for buying rental properties - interest rates are low, and credit is more freely available to those who want to buy and invest. But where does one begin? With more than 20-plus years of experience in real estate and as the founder of The Landlord Property Management Academy, Bryan M. Chavis knows all phases and aspects of working with rental properties.
The Trateri are about to learn a vital lesson of the Broken Lands. Deep in the remote expanse where anything can happen, it pays to be on a pathfinder's good side. Nobody ventures beyond their village. Nobody sane, that is. Monstrous creatures and deadly mysteries wait out here. Luckily for the people she serves, Shea's not exactly sane. As a pathfinder, it's her job to face what others fear and find the safest route through the wilderness. It's not an easy job, but she's the best at what she does.
To say I have mommy issues is putting it mildly. The woman who abandoned me has a lot of nerve to just saunter back into my life without warning and drop a bombshell of atomic proportions. I tried to kill her as a way of resolving my inner Freudian issues, but my damned boyfriends stopped me. Spoilsports. As if wanting to strangle my birth mother isn't enough, once again, someone is messing with my life and a new player steps in to save me. Did I mention my dark knight is tall, gorgeous, and fanged?
Following Ultron's war on humanity, the world no longer trusts the Avengers. After a controversial decision to hold the team accountable is made, Captain America is torn - he can understand people's fear, but the fall of S.H.I.E.L.D. taught him just how dangerous unchecked power can be, and he trusts his own judgment above all to do what's right. The Avengers themselves are bitterly divided as to the best course of action. Captain America will have to take a stand and fight for what he believes in.