Traditionally, Americans learned in school that the ancestors of the people who inhabited the Western Hemisphere at the time of Columbus' landing had crossed the Bering Strait 12,000 years ago; existed mainly in small nomadic bands; and lived so lightly on the land that the Americas were, for all practical purposes, still a vast wilderness. But as Charles C. Mann now makes clear, archaeologists and anthropologists have spent the last 30 years proving these and many other long-held assumptions wrong.
More than seven years after his death, Michael Jackson continues to fascinate the world. Shana Mangatal was one of Jackson's only constant and true rocks of stability for nearly two decades. Their relationship was quiet and sweet and real - a closely guarded secret, known only to a few trusted employees and friends. Shana is now coming forward to tell their love story. Her story is rich with every little detail.
When lonely single mum Janey stumbles into an art workshop, she can't believe her eyes when her left hand mysteriously scribbles a picture of two little girls and a message from someone called 'Hattie': Janey's childhood best friend who she lost touch with after Hattie's family suddenly moved away in mysterious circumstances.
Tom's fed up when his dad moves them to Trefuggle Bay. But then he meets two unusual new friends. In an old caravan at the end of a cliff live two legends of the Escorvian circus: the amazing Berto Baboomski and his performing goat, Zoltan. Berto may be a crazy-looking nutcake with a bonkers moustache, but he's full of circus wisdom, which he passes on to Tom.
Dr Manne isn't himself when he's called out by the police to evaluate a man suspected of psychosis. But the man is perfectly calm, and insists he's not who the police says he is. Manne isn't sure what to believe, but something definitely isn't right. Before he knows it, he's helping his patient escape from an unfamiliar psychiatric hospital. Then a careless slip on the subway leads to a horrific accident.
The reawakening of ancient sorcery is bringing new creatures to the world of Clovenstone. A network of tunnels is sneaking into the heart of goblin territory. Skarper and his friends try to halt this underground invasion, but the dwarves - ruthless, cunning and covered in mole-droppings - are dangerous. The heroes of Goblins must defend their magical castle in a fabulously action-packed sequel from one of the master storytellers of children's fantasy fiction.
For all the literature about Adolf Hitler, there have been just four seminal biographies; this is the fifth, a landmark work that sheds important new light on Hitler himself. Drawing on previously unseen papers and a wealth of recent scholarly research, Volker Ullrich reveals the man behind the public persona, from Hitler's childhood, to his failures as a young man in Vienna, to his experiences during the First World War, to his rise as a far-right party leader.
The story opens with the apparently accidental drowning of a sixth form student in the Norfolk countryside. As a matter of routine, or so it seems, the case passes across the desk of Detective Sergeant Smith, recently returned to work after an internal investigation into another case that has led to tensions between officers at Kings Lake police headquarters. As an ex-DCI, Smith could have retired by now, and it is clear that some of his superiors wish that he would do so.
"An Accidental Read"
Reeling from a failed marriage, Sheila, a 20-something playwright, finds herself unsure of how to live and create. When Margaux, a talented painter and free spirit, and Israel, a sexy and depraved artist, enter her life, Sheila hopes that through close - sometimes too close - observation of her new friend, her new lover, and herself, she might regain her footing in art and life.
Young children live with awe and wonder as their daily companions. But as they grow, worries often crowd out wonder. Knowing this, how can parents strengthen their kids' love for the world so it sticks around for the long haul? Thankfully, parents have at their fingertips a miracle vaccine - one that can boost their kids' immunity to the world's distractions: stories. Well-chosen stories connect us with others, even those on the other side of the globe.
Are you often lacking in drive (listless), do you have no energy to accomplish important tasks or everyday things? Or you put "unpleasant tasks" off for as long as possible? Every day, we meet new challenges at work and in private life. Actuating yourself, to get things done, seems to be difficult many times and often you don't find the right "entry" to brace yourself up. These self-motivating exercises (made in Germany) with recognized techniques of deep relaxation give you a new way to regain power and energy, to approach things again, to focus and finally to complete tasks and projects successfully.
A Fantasy travel & Autogenic Training (made in Germany): Short energizing timeout for in-between. Take yourself with this audiobook for 11 minutes in your imagination on a flight through the clouds to a paradise beach. Let go of your worries, enjoy the ease and the beautiful moments in the fresh air and in dreamlike nature. A short deep relaxation in everyday life helps the body and mind to slow down, to resynchronize and to fill up with new energy. For this purpose SyncSouls specially developed the 3-7-1 method.
Are You in situations now and then in which You can't control Your anger or temper? In which You get in a rage and far too loud and You cannot vent your anger appropriately? How can I personally revive - more relaxed - when I am trapped in my anger or rage controls me? With this audiobook you learn to control your anger and also your tantrums in self-management, to self-regulate it and to calm down. SyncSouls developed an effective training module including 6 exercises for a broad field of application in "anger moments".
Freelance speechwriter Sid Rafferty signs on to help a neophyte candidate run for election as an alderman in Cumberland, once a booming coal-mining town on Vancouver Island that's now shrunk down to an out-of-the-way little village. But first another writing job makes Sid a witness to a violent death the Mounties are calling murder, then a pair of marijuana-growing brothers want to know what he's doing poking around near their grow-op.
Harriet Tubman was born into slavery around 1820. This biography by Elizabeth Ross Haynes was published just eight years after Harriet's death (1913) as a part of her book Unsung Heroes. Over the years Ms. Tubman's legacy as a former slave, an abolitionist, a humanitarian, a suffragette, and a spy and agent for the US Army has grown. Beginning in 2020 her face will grace the US 20 dollar bill.
"Encouraging and Inspiring Story"