Xavier, Evan, and their friends have typical lives until they enter a mysterious land called Ahoratos. There they meet their guide, Ruwach, who offers wisdom and direction as the kids' initial adventure begins - an adventure filled with armor and danger and a very real enemy.
Brilliant (if he does say so himself) graphic designer Ravi Tandel is ahead of the game - he's just been asked to present a top secret project at a huge conference in Seattle. All systems are go...until he learns his buttoned-up office nemesis is coming along for the ride.
It may come as a surprise to many people, but Japan is the most running-obsessed country on Earth. A 135-mile relay race, or ekiden, is the country's biggest annual sporting event. Thousands of professional runners compete for corporate teams in some of the most competitive races in the world. The legendary "marathon monks" run a thousand marathons in a thousand days to reach spiritual enlightenment. Yet so much of Japan's running culture remains a mystery to the outside world, on par with many of the unique aspects of contemporary Japan.
After surviving both the failed chicken farm - and marriage - immortalized in The Egg and I, Betty MacDonald returns to live with her mother and desperately searches to find a job to support her two young daughters. With the help of her older sister Mary, Anybody Can Do Anything recounts her failed, and often hilarious, attempts to find work during the Great Depression.
The prepper fellowship of the bugged-out lake community survivors faces a dilemma they never expected until now. The few young adults still left in the little colony have decided they need to move on and make their own paths. Who will help cut the firewood and help break ground for next season's crops so these prepper geriatrics don't fall out with a heart attack or something trying to do it all by hand? This collection contains two books: Fades the Light and A Diary of a Kudzu Salesman.
Sarah caught Tommy peeking through her bedroom window and decided to give him the show he was looking for. She wanted him to want her body, to feel the need to have her. When she finally got him alone, both of them finally got what their bodies desired all along. Katie enjoyed teasing her neighbor until he made her his love slave. Jon tied her to his bed and taught her why she shouldn't tease some men. Katie absorbed all that Jon forced her body to endure, even when Patti, Jon's wife, came in to further punish her.
Addy Croft has always been the loyal, dutiful daughter to the Shifter Clan Leader who was her adoptive father. So when he trusted her with a task of utmost importance, she took it as a sing of his faith in her. She would go meet with a ferocious crew, the Clan that makes up Big Paw Security. This would just be another mission and she would handle herself like a professional. But as soon as she saw Marcus, the feelings she normally tried to keep pushed down made her tingle.
Two people are coldly executed behind a bar in Washington DC. A high-powered lawyer and his beautiful client are brutally slaughtered in a lake house in a suburb west of Minneapolis. Two cases separated by 1,000 miles and connected by one man - Mac McRyan. In a tale of money and blood that hits a little too close to home, Mac is forced to confront his tumultuous past.
How much notice do you take of other people's body language? Next time, do you want to have the advantage of knowing what they are saying, without them actually saying it? Body Language: Mastering Nonverbal Communications gives you the answer! There's one way to master body language and that's through exercise and practice!
On the 24th of February 1994, police knocked on the door of an aging house in the English town of Gloucester. They'd come to serve a search warrant in the case of a missing girl - the daughter of the house's inhabitants. What they uncovered would shock the world: decades of child abuse, an underground torture chamber, and a burial ground containing the bodies of the spent victims of the torture - including that of the missing daughter.
Carl Porter investigates the disappearance of a young attorney and discovers that freaks aren't the only trouble lurking the shadows of Sunset Boulevard.
Approached by a childhood friend and medium, Isabel agrees to look into the murder of a local girl, only to wind up inhabited by the solitary witness - a centuries-old ghost who is all too happy to piggyback along in Isabel's body, and she's not leaving until the culprit is behind bars. With the help of her partner, Shane, and her crazy family, Isabel struggles to get to the truth, unmask a killer, and deal with her growing feelings for not one, but two of the sexy, undead men vying for her heart.
Eighteen-year-old Savanah Parry just moved 3,000 miles across states to escape. The memories, the whispers, the pain. Chastity Falls Academy is supposed to be her fresh start; her salvation. And when Ana meets mysterious Jackson, she begins to think it is. She hasn't smiled in almost 16 months; not since the night her life changed forever, and despite her guilt, her loyalty, Ana can't deny that Jackson is breathing life back into her.
In this book we laid the foundations of what we consider to be "Christian Prepping." If you're a Christian and into prepping, you should enjoy this book as a gives a clear concise systematic approach to prepping from a Christian perspective. We have attempted to touch on all of the critical items one should consider when seeking to be prepared. For many Christian preppers just starting out, this may in fact end up being your go-to book as you prepare you and your family for what's to come.
With the countdown to Christmas underway, interior designer Jackie Frost is surprised to receive an urgent phone call from Santa Claus requesting her help. Once at the North Pole, Jackie gets swept up into Santa's crazy plan to makeover Christmas Central as a surprise for Mrs. Claus. Several things test Jackie's devotion to the Claus family as the renovations get underway, not the least of which is having to work alongside master craftsman Dean Bradshaw.
Non-profit organization founders Amy Beatty and Stacey Ritz discuss in detail the ins and outs of running a successful non-profit organization. From the early days of animal shelter volunteer work to currently running a sustainable and viable organization within their community, the authors discuss both their successes and failures in forming and running their organization. While non-profit organizations are often characterized as a labor of love, keen business sense, ingenuity, and dedication to one's passion are essential ingredients for any business.
Tommy Brooks is visiting his grandparents for the summer. They live in the mountains, where Tommy can't get any reception on his cellphone. Grandpa is a retired magician fond of showing Tommy his tricks, and grandma is an excellent cook, so things aren't so bad. Then strange things start happening after Tommy goes into the attic, which Grandpa expressly forbid Tommy from doing.
You're about to discover a secret to losing weight and healthy living - without spending countless hours in a gym! By purchasing this book, you will be well on your way to achieving your health goals and living an awesome life. How would you like to completely transform your life? Your body? Your health? If any of these apply to you then this book is for you. These recipes will help you feel 20 again.
A Different Mirror for Young People brings ethnic history alive through the words of people, including teenagers, who recorded their experiences in letters, diaries, and poems. Like Howard Zinn's A People's History, Takaki's A Different Mirror offers a rich and rewarding "people's view" perspective on the American story.
Young Lord Charville and Katerina Carradine were once devoted childhood companions, their significant social class difference never impeding on their friendship. Now adults, their paths in life have gone separate ways and things are very different. Lord Charville's life has come to a standstill after his wife's death. He is bereft with guilt that he was responsible for her death leaving their young son Edmond without a mother. Katerina is well aware of her station in life and is now governess to Edmond.