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Frontiers can be found in all directions - frontiers of timeand space, as well as frontiers of courage, devotion, love, hate, and the outer limits of the human spirit. This outstanding collection of stories by one of science fiction's premier talents spans the length and breadth of history and the universe while exploring thought-provoking new ideas and dilemmas.
I have found poetry to be a wonderfully spiritual way for me to commune with God, and it matters not whether I am writing the poems, or simply reading them; a quiet serenity comes over me during those times that is a great comfort to my soul. I began my writings more than 30 years ago during a time in my life when I was unable to sleep well at night because of a painful back. As a consequence, throughout the night, I would have to get up to apply a heating pad to get relief.
You ask me if I can forgive myself? I can forgive myself.... And so begins The Truth Is a Cave in the Black Mountains, a haunting story of family, the otherworld, and a search for hidden treasure. This audiobook is brought to vivid life by the characters and landscape of Gaiman’s award-winning story. In this volume, the talents and vision of two great creative geniuses come together in a glorious explosion of colour and shadow, memory and regret, vengeance and, ultimately, love....for many things.
Chase Russell has done a lot of growing up since he was thrown two hundred years into the past to the Yellowstone wilderness. No longer the reckless delinquent he used to be, he has made many life-altering decisions. Providing for his new family has become his number one priority. Faced with the unthinkable, he'll do whatever it takes to save the ones he loves, even if it means crossing the boundaries of time.
Amy Landry is your average, run-of-the-mill, self-professed hippie waitress. Living out her existence in Spokane, Washington, she strives to reach financial stability in the hopes of pursuing her art full time. Working for a boss who couldn’t be more her opposite, she struggles toward her goal. Her plans change when an adversary has a near death experience on the floor in her section and is whisked away by a very handsome, and very perplexing, paramedic.
Paleontologist Callie Sheridan spent a few days deep in the Oregon Caves on a dig with three students from the University of Oregon. When they emerged, they found almost everyone in the world dead. Survival became her only thought. Mathematician and galactic explorer Vardis Fisher dropped into orbit over a planet where almost all of the human life had been recently killed for no obvious reason. Suddenly, hundreds of other ships, all human, appear in orbit and start working to save the planet's remaining population.
In the gentle coastal town of South Cove, California, all Jill Gardner wants is to keep her store - Coffee, Books, and More - open and running. So why is she caught up in the business of murder? When Jill's elderly friend Miss Emily calls in a fit of pique, she already knows that the city council is trying to force Emily to sell her dilapidated old house. But Emily's gumption goes for naught when she dies unexpectedly and leaves the house to Jill, along with all of her problems...and her enemies.
Today's copyright wars can seem unprecedented. Sparked by the digital revolution that has made copyright - and its violation - a part of everyday life, fights over intellectual property have pitted creators, Hollywood, and governments against consumers, pirates, Silicon Valley, and open-access advocates. But while the digital generation can be forgiven for thinking the dispute between, for example, the publishing industry and Google is completely new, the copyright wars in fact stretch back three centuries - and their history is essential to understanding today's battles.
In this masterful work, listeners will encounter: the poets Petrarch and Boccaccio, the fathers of the Renaissance; the paintings, sculptures, and architecture of Milan, Florence, and Venice; the life and accomplishments of Leonardo DaVinci; the Catholic church and the popes of Avignon and Rome; the politicians and philosophers of Italy, including the Borgia family, Julius II, and Machiavelli; the Italian Wars, the conflicts with France, and the country's decline.
When control of the Vatican is at stake, money talks, and nobody plays fair. Italian intelligence specialist Michael Visconte is shocked by the brutal murder of a Jesuit priest, who turns out to be a hedge fund manager for the Vatican. The victim, Father Matteo Pintozzi, achieved an unblemished record of extraordinary returns.
How does it feel to be one of the beautiful people? This is a question ordinary girl Holly George never thought she'd be able to answer! Until one sizzling night with brooding Brazilian Luiz changes her life. Not only is Luiz Casella a billionaire - but now Holly is expecting his baby! Holly can don all the silk and diamonds Luiz can shower her with - but she'll always feel most comfortable working at her animal sanctuary. Yet it seems she might have to get used to living in the world of the rich and famous.
The recipes are designed to make it very easy for people who follow any style of eating to enjoy these recipes. Honey, for example, could be switched out for coconut palm sugar, or maple syrup. Imagine enjoying just one of these delicious recipes five days a week and experiencing an upgraded lifestyle. This book is for people who want to upgrade their smoothie experience to the next level.
Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh gives intimate access to the mind of one of the most brilliant dramatists of his century, whose plays reshaped the American theater and the nation's sense of itself. This astute, deeply researched biography sheds a light on Tennessee Williams's warring family, his guilt, his creative triumphs and failures, his sexuality and numerous affairs, his misreported death, even the shenanigans surrounding his estate.
Ein Schäferhund hatte keinen guten Herrn, sondern einen, der ihn Hunger leiden ließ. Wie er es nicht länger bei ihm aushalten konnte, ging er ganz traurig fort. Auf der Straße begegnete ihm ein Sperling, der sprach "Bruder Hund, warum bist du so traurig?"
Wanted and Welcomed. Seekers of all kinds. Come take a little comfort and refuge from the Great Age of Sound. Discover what the ancient bell makers knew. Find what all people once knew. Travel yourself for a few hours and you may find it to be still true today. Sadly, the bell makers, over time, were replaced by noisemakers. They peddled work with little purpose and great distractions to fill what they called the emptiness inside.
In this book, Seth Adam Smith expands on the philosophy behind his extraordinarily popular blog post "Marriage Isn't for You" shares how living for others can enrich every aspect of your life, just as it has his. With a mix of humor, candor, and compassion, he reveals how, years before his marriage, his self-obsession led to a downward spiral of addiction and depression, culminating in a suicide attempt at the age of twenty.
If you already have the basics and want to learn more Portuguese, this advanced beginner audio course will boost your confidence to understand and speak Portuguese. Practice the most frequent words and expressions for:- getting to know people- booking a restaurant table- eating out- shopping for food- solving problems- catching a train- going out for the evening- asking for directions- being ill- shopping for clothes and shoes.
Rainaldi was a violin maker and when he is discovered slumped over his workbench, murdered with one of his own chisels, both the police and his friends are at a loss to discover a motive. Then it comes to light that Rainaldi had believed he was on the track of an infamous Stradivari - twin to the one housed in the Ashmolean Museum and subject to 200 years of myth and rumour. With nothing else to go on, his two close friends pick up the search from where he left off.
Zombies and Calculus is the account of Craig Williams, a math professor at a small liberal arts college in New England, who, in the middle of a calculus class, finds himself suddenly confronted by a late-arriving student whose hunger is not for knowledge. As the zombie virus spreads and civilization crumbles, Williams uses calculus to help his small band of survivors defeat the hordes of the undead.