The author of The Complete Infidel's Guide to ISIS and The Complete Infidel's Guide to the Koran returns with the sharp wit and boundless courage needed to expose the oncoming storm from Iran.
What if they hadn't gone? That's the question Clementine can't stop asking herself. It was just a backyard barbeque. They didn't know their hosts that well. They were friends of friends. They could so easily have said no. But she and her husband, Sam, said yes, and now they can never change what they did and didn't do that beautiful winter's day.
He's dark and mysterious. Quiet and lethal. An Irish mobster. Pure sin wrapped up in a beautiful package. But there's also something off about him. He doesn't feel anything. He shows no emotions. Sometimes, I question his humanity. He hasn't spoken to me in two years. Not a single word. But we share a secret, he and I. And if it ever comes out, I have no doubt in my mind.... He won't have a problem killing me, too.
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Having a surfeit of super powers is great for battling bad guys and saving the world, as Jim (aka Kid Sensation) is finding out, but less useful in dealing with day-to-day situations - like bonding with his superhero father, adjusting to a team environment, and coping with what might be perceived as a growing rivalry between himself and another teen super. On top of all that, despite having a serious girlfriend, he finds himself inexplicably drawn to a new female super he's just met.
Mistaken identities bring two fated souls together in this gay romance. Grounded by a hurricane, Tony passes time playing chess and flirting with "Ken", a pierced punk kid. Restless, he needs to make the quantum physics symposium in New York, where making an impression on the reclusive Dr. Ikeda could mean a post-doc research position. What are the odds? The 19-year-old physics prodigy, Dr. Kenichi Ikeda, alone out of Japan for the first time and stranded at the airport, gets hustled in chess by Tony.
Abducted by alien slavers, along with her group of teenage misfits, Louisa doesn't think her week can get any stranger until two big purple warriors arrive to the rescue - and then fight over who gets to keep her. Not interested in a winner, she clobbers them, but when they regain consciousness, they're even more determined to claim her.
The only family Eve Panelli has ever known is the infamous Twenty Gang. Orphaned as a small child, Eve quickly learned the art of the hustle, and by age 17 she had spent two years in prison. But now Eve is 18, back on the streets of Harlem with her gang, and up to one of her old tricks: strong-arm robbery. Despite her edge, she's got a soft spot for Felon, the up-and-coming street king. Eve's life takes a serious turn when the powerful DeNardi family, the city's biggest drug supplier, tries to tighten its hold on Harlem.
Aylia is on a quest to get pregnant, and in the time-honored tradition of her people, she must find a suitable male for the task. Seducing a warrior is harder than she expected, especially when her body turns traitor and melts at his touch. When he flips the situation around and takes her prisoner, he somehow manages to steal her heart. And she might just have to kill him to get it back. Through the vastness of space, can this stubborn pair overlook their pride and past to come together?
The story of rookie pilot Lt. Halley's first drop ship command. (A short story in the Terms of Enlistment universe.)
Are you infamous for half-finished projects lying around your house? Do you sit down to accomplish work with the best intentions but find your mind wondering within a matter of minutes? Do you find yourself intentionally diverting your eyes as you walk past cluttered, disorganized rooms in our home? Are you the well-known procrastinator among your coworkers, family, and friends? Do you find yourself frequently entertaining the alluring thought of, "I'll just do it tomorrow?" Then this book is for you.
In the earliest centuries of faith, Christians in the deserts of Palestine and Africa sought a short prayer that could be easily repeated, in order to acquire the habit of "prayer without ceasing." The result was The Jesus Prayer: "Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me." This jewel of Eastern Christianity aims at enabling a person to be in God's presence, rather than to focus on feelings or thoughts about God.
Sruti is a spiritual teacher who writes about her experience with an uncommon and painful illness called Interstitial Cystitis. This ongoing and chronic condition challenged her to stay present with daily pain and to look further inward for answers. In an extreme moment of pain, in which consciousness began to fade, Sruti experienced the erasure of all that clouds over the earliest source of vision. She watched as one by one the layers of the mind, the body, and feelings disappeared before her.
F814 exists to serve the humans until they decide to terminate her. An instinct for survival makes her fight, but when she achieves freedom, she discovers she cannot throw off the chains of habit. Everything changes when another flesh-covered droid arrives, a cyborg he calls himself, who teaches her she is more than a machine. Solus hates humanity, and even though he was born as a flawed human, he strives to eradicate all traces of it from his persona - until he meets F814.
Ash London, front man for uber-successful rock band Ferrum, is over the lifestyle. He's done with it all, yet finds himself going through the motions out of a sense of obligation to his fans, band, and crew members. He's living the dream, but what he wants is to be a normal dude with an ordinary life far away from the touring scene. He could have any woman he wanted, but what he wants is someone who can look past the rock star; someone who will bust down the walls he's built around himself.
Please note: This is a summary and analysis of the book, not the original book. The Stranger, by Albert Camus, is a French philosophical novel written in the mid-1940s. In the novel, we are introduced to our narrator, Monsieur Meursault. Meursault is a French man living in Algiers and has just received word via telegram that his elderly mother has passed away. He notes that he has asked for two days of leave from his job, even though his boss is quite annoyed by this.
Kept away from her grandmother for most of her life, young Natalie stumbles upon a secret hidden in the old woman's drawings: communications from another world. She quickly finds herself learning not only of an alien race, but the many dark truths that pulled her family apart.
Typical financial wisdom and advice is sometimes lacking, and at other times, altogether wrong. This book fills in important gaps about essential but little-understood financial topics you won't hear about from most financial advisors. Whether you are just learning to manage your money or whether you are an experienced investor, Busting the Interest Rate Lies offers information to help you avoid common financial mistakes and put thousands of dollars into your pocket!
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George's Amazing Adventure Collection from Roald Dahl Funny Prize nominated authors Charlotte and Adam Guillain follows our plucky hero George as he takes us on a whirlwind of missions. From tracking down the Yeti, delivering sweets to Martians, finding a dragon with a fearsome reputation and setting sail to meet a real pirate crew this series is perfect for any budding adventurer - big or small!
My wife liked it when guys came onto me. I'd never thought much about it. Whenever she turned some guys head, sure, I wanted to punch him in the face - but another part of me was all "Hell yeah, that's mine". So, when she asked me to go commando to her work party, I thought was just a kinky little thing between us. Then I met her boss. The guy was the full package, and the two seemed like they shared a secret. Not that I was jealous - why should I be? The guy was gay.