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.
Before we can give the perfect speech, we have to get ready to give the perfect speech. Just saying the words of our speech over and over again is a good first step, but it's nota
Before we can give the perfect speech, we have to get ready to give the perfect speech. Just saying the words of our speech over and over again is a good first step, but it's not enough. We need to know what else we have to do prior to giving a speech in order to be ready when the big day comes.
Thinkers of the East is a collection of anecdotes and "parables in action" illustrating the eminently practical and lucid approach of Eastern Dervish teachers. Distilled from the teachings of more than 100 sages in three continents, this material stresses the experimental rather than the theoretical - and it is that characteristic of Sufi study which provides its impact and vitality.
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.
Hank's wife dies in a tragic car accident and he's left to raise his handicapped son alone. His in-laws invite him to move from San Francisco back to Cleveland, Ohio, where an abandoned observatory pulses with a mysterious energy that can bring the dead back to life. When Hank discovers the ancient secret of resurrection, he faces the most critical decision of his life - one with consequences for all of humanity.
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.
Ben Graham dreams of monsters. He has done ever since he witnessed his mother's murder as a child. All too soon, Ben will become such a monster, as he plots to kill the man who took her life. But Ben will discover that not only are there real monsters out there....
So the baby period is over and all those gorgeous baby smiles and tender moments of nursing your little bundle of joy have slowly but surely been replaced by the raging torrent of toddlerhood. How on earth did the light of your life turn into a little bundle of mischief with uncontrollable bouts of willful abandon?
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.
Start cooking classic American dishes for your family and friends, using just a slow cooker! This book holds 100 easy and delicious American recipes for you to try at home using your slow cooker. Slow cookers are a great kitchen tool because they allow you to imbue your food with a home-cooked, worked-over-a-hot-stove-all-day flavor, with very little work.
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.
Java is one of the simpler programming languages to use because you are not going to need to have several windows open just to create one line of code. Instead, everything is going to be located in one window for you. Java is similar to Python, so if you have any experience with Python, you are going to find that Java is going to be a breeze for you to learn.
The Marines of 1st Tank Battalion, Delta Company, 2nd Platoon left on the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit's 2005 deployment bound for Iraq. Giving credence to the history of the Corps, they raised hell in all seven countries they visited.