Around midnight, under a lonely streetlamp in a provincial town in Japan, lies a white woman, a blonde, alone, robbed of all four limbs yet undead. Indeed, a rumor's been circulating among the local girls that a vampire has come to their backwater, of all places. Koyomi Araragi, who prefers to avoid having friends because they'd lower his "intensity as a human", is naturally skeptical.
A concubine at the palace learns quickly that there are many ways to capture the emperor's attention. Many paint their faces white and style their hair attractively, hoping to lure in the One Above All with their beauty. Some present him with fantastic gifts, such as jade pendants and scrolls of calligraphy, while others rely on their knowledge of seduction to draw his interest. Young Mei knows nothing of these womanly arts, yet she will give the emperor a gift he can never forget.
There are a few keys that will either make or break your soccer coaching and in this book, you'll discover what they are. Without knowing these keys and adapting them in your coaching, it's really hard to reach success as a soccer coach. One of these keys is to always show engagement because if you don't, your players will never appreciate your efforts and their respect for your coaching abilities will be highly limited.
This book is about stepping out of your shadow and commanding your confidence. It guides you though identifying your limited beliefs and fear and gives you the tools to empower yourself into action.
This audiobook contains 81 powerful prayers for connecting with God every day. There is power in prayer. There is power in putting your hands together, kneeling before him, and connecting with the Lord. All you have to do is make time every day to be with him. To include the Lord in your daily routine results in seeing his divine activity at work.
The Adventures of Fluffy Monkey is a series of children's books. The Adventures of Fluffy Monkey: Friends Mini is the story of Fluffy Monkey and his journey through the jungle meeting new friends of all shapes and sizes.
Terrence McCauley delivers up the tale of a former moonshiner looking to make his fortune on dirt tracks of stock-car racing. J. Walt Layne details one of the first interracial college football games ever played. Up next, John Rose gets us into the ring with a boxing prodigy from the hills of Kansas, and then Fred Adams Jr., offers up a barnstorming adventure with the Negro Baseball League Moline Wizards.
Laurel Weidner desires a life of her own away from Philadelphia society and a dull, boring marriage. She is sent to live with her aunt in Lawrence, Massachusetts. When her aunt dies in a tornado, she gets a job at the Brown Textile Mill to avoid going back home. Two months later the mill burns down, and her father threatens to bring her back to Philadelphia. When the mill and her livelihood perish with the fire, she has no other choice but to answer an ad in the Grooms' Gazette and become a Mail-Order Bride.
Captain Tom Barnes is leading British troops in a war zone. On all sides of this conflict, people are about to be caught up in the violence.... We see the characters not as they see themselves but as all the objects surrounding them do: shoes and boots, a helmet, a drone, a bag of fertilizer, a medal, a beer glass, dog tags, an exploding IED and the medical implements that are subsequently employed.
Everyone throughout the world has misspoken at some point in their lives and The World's Greatest Idiot's Quotes: And Other Things Said by Some Stupid Ass Dummies is an inside look at some of the dumb things people say. This book gives you some funny and memorable lines by some of the most famous athletes, celebrities, and politicians. The quotes are proof that fame and fortune comes with intense scrutiny on every word spoken, good or bad.
The Sect has gathered to harness the unthinkable, sanity-shattering power of the mythical Boon. Archer and Armstrong are on the case, but will they make it in time to stop them? What sacrifices must be made, and what is the true nature of Archer's power? Not everyone will make it out alive!
This work focuses on the help and intercession of the saints for those involved with occupations and vocations: professionals, skilled craftsmen and women, artists, teachers, manual laborers, and much more! Thousands of facts about these special patron saints for those in the workforce, as well as those involved with hobbies or voluntary duties.
Trey Zayne, a web designer from Texas, is sick of his sister constantly trying to set him up with women he has no interest in. When he's contracted to do a website for a company called Matchrimony, he finds himself fascinated by the concept. A relational psychologist will interview him and find him a match. The only catch? They will meet at the altar. Can a techie from Texas fit in with a small town girl from Wisconsin? Will they find more than companionship and move straight to love?
This book contains proven steps and strategies for mastering your mind, avoiding distractions, and increasing your productivity. Brian provides a wealth of simple, easy-to-follow techniques and leads you through this challenging and rewarding journey of self-discovery! With this powerful guidebook, you can understand the barriers to progress, like excuses, blame, and denial. You have the strength to see reality as it really is - and start telling yourself the truth.
Every master was once a student - every woman was once a child. What makes a person forget their entire identity? What makes them become someone else? What makes them desire pain, control, and ultimately pleasure? It's not anything that happens overnight, over even in a few weeks. Tragedy beyond what a human can possibly imagine will forever alter Mary's future.
The time has come.... Lovers Catherine Farrows and the Black Mask and their allies, FBI agent Jason Leong and hacker Fatale are closing in on the secretive evil Ganymede organization. Mystery surrounds where the deadly society has gone. Every single member of Ganymede has vanished from the public eye, and cannot be located online or off. As the four call on every resource they have to search for the enemy, they stumble on a lead involving a legend from the 9/11 disaster. There is a secret base under the city where Ganymede has taken shelter.
Through unpredictable waves we are taken to the laboratory of outstanding faith, planned with playful zigzagging or violent changes, all within the goals of his imagination which he was never willing to give up on. This collection of personal milestones is captivating because of how well the narration is weaved, with moments of hilarious, occasional suspense. It also opens, more than doors or windows, a parallel dimension that shows us how to never become discouraged when we have set a goal.
Jackson Hawke might be a monster, but he's Hannah's monster. They belong together and she's determined to show Jackson she can love every part of him - light and dark, cruel and gentle, lost soul and Dominant man. Jackson knows he doesn't deserve her. He is broken and twisted and wrong inside, but when Hannah touches him it feels right, he feels right in a way he hasn't in so long. Can a monster learn to become a man again? Or will dark forces claim Hannah's life before she can claim his heart?
Jett brought a finger into her lover's unraveling, sending it pressing inside slowly but firmly enough to raise Lilly's spine from the mattress. Cassandra could barely keep her groans muffled. But Jett was just warming up. She grabbed Lilly's hips and flipped the diminutive lady into a boldly new arrangement: face flat against the mattress, ass high in the air. Growling like a starving grizzly, Jett brought her lips to Lilly's slippery joy from behind. And whatever restraint the Korean cook had sputtered away immediately.
Sir Caden Maignart has been captured, beaten, locked in a dungeon, and wrongfully accused of kidnapping and oath-breaking. Determined to free himself and his men, and clear his besmirched name, Caden does not count on the willful nature of his captor, Lady Gwendolyn Toustain, the daughter of the man who was once his father's mortal enemy. After several attempts at escape, the lady orders him bound and chained to a wall in her chambers - where he will remain under her personal guard at all times.