Gifted with meta-human powers, Tori Rivas kept away from the limelight, preferring to work as a thief in the shadows. But when she's captured trying to rob a vault that belongs to a secret guild of villains, she's offered a hard choice: prove she has what it takes to join them or be eliminated. Apprenticed to one of the world's most powerful (and supposedly dead) villains, she is thrust into a strange world where the lines that divide superheroes and criminals are more complex than they seem.
The great Norse myths are woven into the fabric of our storytelling - from Tolkien, Alan Garner and Rosemary Sutcliff to Game of Thrones and Marvel Comics. They are also an inspiration for Neil Gaiman's own award-bedecked, best-selling fiction. Now he reaches back through time to the original source stories in a thrilling and vivid rendition of the great Norse tales.
Join Mr. Bee as his ordinary day takes an unexpected twist full of danger and discovery, and how a simple blue button changes his life forever. A book for kids of all ages.
For seven-year old Angela, happiness is exploring the lush countryside around her home in western Ukraine. Her wild imagination takes her into birds and flowers, and into the waters of the river. All that changes when, one morning, she sees her mother crying. As she tries to find out why, she is drawn on an extraordinary journey into the secrets of her family, and her mother's fateful choices.
Are you ready to engulf yourself in some silly jokes that will make you smile? Do you want to hear some off the wall jokes that are just adult enough that you may come just shy of sharing them at the water cooler at the office on Monday morning? Well you have come to the right place. This collection of jokes will give you a chuckle or two with how strange they are, and their funny and entertaining tones. However, they are adult enough that you do not have to share your guilty pleasure with children, giving you something all to yourself.
Darrell Scott said it best when he said country music sounds tired, but it doesn't sound Haggard, that is has money, but it doesn't have Cash. Well, Bubba is visited by the Ghosts of Music Past, Present, and Yet to Come in a Christmas Carol-style romp guided by legends of song to save Music from Auto-Tune Hell, literally!
This book will provide with everything that you need to know regarding the stock market and how to trade through a foreign exchange medium. You don't have to know a foreign language in order to trade money globally. All you really need is this book by your side, and you'll be well on your way to making the investments of your dreams in no time. It sincerely and truly is that simple.
Accounting is a fascinating subject, and this series of books aims to demystify it by simplifying the concepts and practices behind the subject some consider arcane.
As the remnants of the human race mobilize for an attack on the mutants who have taken over the abandoned cities, a small band of survivors are caught in the middle of the conflict. Rachel Wheeler's own mutant abilities could make her a valuable resource for the new government and the army it has formed in the wake of the apocalypse. But the people who want to take back the world have a ruthless vision for the future, and a toxic planet is unleashing its rage in the form of deadly predators.
A Cold War thriller, set in the early 1970s, unfolds high in the Himalayas, as a young Air Force officer, Bradford Lehman, is hand-picked for a special technical espionage mission sponsored by the United States and British intelligence agencies. A desperate, deadly clash between western and Soviet spies ensues on the slopes of Dhaulagiri, the seventh-highest mountain in the world. Climb. Fight. Survive - maybe.
A dialogue with a fictitious wise man.
This is a summary and not the original book. In 1989, Steven Covey published a business book, or was it a self-help book? Actually, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is a hybrid. Like a Toyota Prius or a Ford Focus blends electricity and gasoline to maximize efficiency, one can blend the way he or she conducts business and leads their personal lives to benefit both. The two are intertwined and when you lead life with poise, astuteness, dignity, and a sense of purpose, success can be achieved.
Have you always wanted to become proficient in Python programming? Get this crash course now. Python, an interactive programming language that is easy to understand once it has been learned. However, there are so many different parts to Python that it can seem intimidating. Through the help of this book, I am going to show you how Python can be simplified.
This prayer goes out to all my family and friends all across the globe.
The adventure of a boy on a fox hunt.
Do you struggle to keep your daily life on track? Feel powerless, impatient, and annoyed during your day, and when evening comes you just want to do nothing? If you feel like you never get enough sleep and have no energy for the next day...this book is for you!
The Blood of the Sun now sits locked to Frendyl Krune's heart, and learning to control the awesome power of the relic isn't the only thing on Frendyl's mind. His father and cousin have both vanished within the pitch-dark prison maze known as the Catacombs. The only being alive who might know where they are is Vilboyen, ruler of the underworld, but there's no guarantee he's anything but a story used to scare amüli children. And that's not the worst of Frendyl's problems.
Jenna's a special witch, sort of, when her magic works, which it often doesn't. One of three remaining demon assassins, she and her sister witches, Roz and Colleen, are Earth's only hedge against being overrun by Hell's minions. On the heels of Roz's and Colleen's weddings, Jenna is headed for the UK when a demon confronts her. Any other witch could teleport out of the plane, but not her. Frustration about her limited power eats at her. It would be pathetic to get killed for lack of skills a teenager could master.
They are what make a woman a woman. They are what bring nourishment to infants. They are the first things that bring the boys running. This Christmas, a woman's breasts get an added description - murder weapons. Lisette Donavan, living and working in New York City, puts her murderous rampage on hold as it nearly sends her to the poor house. In dire straits and failing to resist that familiar urge, Lisette considers turning her personal revenge into a business arrangement.