He's arrogant. She's self-righteous. I hate him. I want her. I've been turning him down for two years straight. Every shutdown makes me work harder. I'm not a one-night stand kind of girl. She doesn't realize I won't settle for only one night. He's a distraction I don't need. She'll say yes eventually because I'm not giving up.
I keep my two worlds separate. At work, I'm King of Wall Street. The heaviest hitters in Manhattan come to me to make money. They do whatever I say because I'm always right. I'm shrewd. Exacting. Some say ruthless. At home, I'm a single dad trying to keep his 14-year-old daughter a kid for as long as possible. If my daughter does what I say, somewhere there's a snowball surviving in hell. And nothing I say is ever right.
In the future, the only weapon against the evil aliens is a nice, sharp cheddar! The Farfnians rule the galaxy with an iron claw, and Earth has been relegated to a backwater planet. What's an ingenious human to do? Find a chink in the Farfnian's chitinous armor - cheese! Enter Harry Fische, captain of the stringship Limburger, and his intrepid crew.
Penny Parker, a reporter, goes to a ski resort and stumbles onto a pile of mysteries. A mysterious group is trying to force the resort to close, and as she investigates she discovers the strange green door. What's behind the door? Only a special invite gets you beyond the secretive portal, and it seems that the people in power don't like reporters.
"God awful narrator"
Seventeen year old Miri Jones has always wanted to be a detective. When she discovers mutilated human remains during her morning run, she's found her case. But the bizarre nature of the crime will shake everything she believes in and might just get her killed. The town of New Hope is about to make its last stand in a war Miri never knew existed.
It's been two months since Zoey Mayfair lost everything - including her life - but she finally seems to be getting the hang of this whole being dead thing. Free-spirited reaper Violet has been showing her just how glamorous the life of a reaper can be, and things seem to be going well with her completely normal human boyfriend Maurice.
Lots of strange things are going on at Starling Academy, and some of the girls are suspicious. As they begin investigating, they wonder if there's any connection between Scarlet getting kicked out of the Star Darlings and Leona's troubled mission. When Vega gets sent to Wishworld, she is determined to solve the puzzle fast, but her Wisher is incredibly secretive. Scarlet watches from the sidelines as Ophelia, who is hopelessly unprepared, is chosen to go on a mission.
This is a summary of Marshall Goldsmith & Mark Reiter's Triggers: Creating Behavior Change That Lasts - Becoming the Person You Want to Be . In his powerful new book, best-selling author and world-renowned executive coach Marshall Goldsmith examines the environmental and psychological triggers that can derail us at work and in life. Do you ever find that you are not the patient, compassionate problem solver you believe yourself to be?
This is a summary of David J. Schwartz's The Magic of Thinking Big. In this best-selling guide, Schwartz proves you don't need innate talent to become successful, but you do need to understand the habit of thinking and behaving in ways that will get you there. Filled with easy-to-understand advice, this summary will put you on the road to changing the way you think, helping you work better, manage smarter, earn more money, achieve your goals, and most importantly, live a fuller, happier life.
Conan is working for pay as a soldier at the frontier fort of Tuscelan. While out scouting he saves the life of Balthus, and the two become embroiled in a fight for their lives and a war against the invading picts. Can Conan and Balthus defeat the evil sorcerer that has summoned ancient monsters and bound the pictish clans as never before?
The Jungle Book is a series of fables written about wild animals and a boy named Mowgli. Most of the short stories in the collection are about Mowgli, who wanders off into the Indian jungle while being pursued by a vicious tiger, Shere Khan. Shere Khan is lame and cannot catch Mowgli on his first attempt.
Snowflakes in the Wind is a heartwarming story of triumph over adversity by Rita Bradshaw, author of the number one best-selling Dancing in the Moonlight. It's Christmas Eve 1920 when nine-year-old Abby Kirby's family is ripped apart by a terrible tragedy. Leaving everything she's ever known, Abby takes her younger brother and runs away to the tough existence of the border farming community.
The Duke's bad-boy son makes her swoon, but Anna must marry his nauseating father. Anna has fallen from nobility. Working as a servant, she wants nothing more than to reunite with her daughter. She accepts an arranged proposal from an older Duke in an agreement to get her daughter back. After meeting the Duke's handsome and salacious son, she is overwhelmed with desire that she must ignore to safeguard her secret. Will Anna ever be able to forget the feelings that Alex evoked in her?
You may not want to admit it, but manipulative people are everywhere. The manipulator in your life could be your neighbor, your boss, or your coworker. It could even be your child or your spouse. Like it or not, we sometimes succumb to the whims of manipulators. If we do not educate and protect ourselves, we even become victimized by manipulators. They are sometimes extraordinarily difficult to detect.
The Rayne family is trapped in a rut of bad luck. And now, it's up to Lady Theodosia Rayne to steal back the Theodosia sword, a gladius that was pilfered by the rival, loathed Renshaw family. Hopefully, recovering the stolen sword will break the cycle and reverse her family's fate. Damian Renshaw, the Duke of Devlin, is feared by all - all, that is, except Lady Theodosia, the brazen spitfire who enters his home and wrestles an ancient relic from his wall.
"Yeah this definitely is your first time," she commented. "You look like a kid with a new toy." I stared up at her. "So am I doing something wrong?" She shook her head. "Nope." She leaned down and ran the tip of her tongue along my bottom lip. "Play with your toy," she whispered.
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This collection of the reported sayings of the Buddha is one of the canonical texts of Theravada Buddhism. Written in simple and concise language, and embellished with picturesque examples, this manual of moral practice has a powerful universality which sets it apart from most sectarian scripture.
A little boy in a small rural town is more than he seems to be. He speaks frequently and lovingly of his 'other family' from long ago. A college friend of the mom, now a college instructor, convinces the family to allow him to 'revert' the boy back to that earlier point in time with disastrous results.