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.
This book will teach you what you'll need to do to become more emotionally intelligent and therefore improve your interpersonal connections both at work and at home. It will increase your sense of self-awareness and allow you to be in control of your emotional state, letting you making smarter, more informed choices instead of being clouded and negatively affected by your feelings.
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.
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!
A Nazi's Nazi, SS Generalleutnant von Bassenheim has no intention of surrendering. And Lieutenant Commander Atsugi, an Imperial pilot with nothing left to live for, wants nothing less than total revenge. With Axis powers facing defeat, the two men set out on a suicide mission in a submarine aircraft carrier with two nuclear weapons on board and two Seiran fighters destined to drop their loads on American cities. In a cat-and-mouse game spanning the globe, one OSS officer and a team of naval aviators and ship commanders hunt the rogue submarine.
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.
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.
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.
Audra Montrose has a plan to escape her abusive, billionaire husband - and she'll need an outlaw biker club to make it happen. If the Chosen Few can get her across the border into British Columbia, she'll be safe. But when she meets Dirk 'Cutter' Beaumont, the club's Enforcer and her escort for the trip north, Audra discovers a whole new kind of peril. After years of being closed off to everyone, she's stunned by the strength of her response to this dark, lethal giant of a man.
After the first cult classic Damn! Why Did I Write This Book?, fans demanded a sequel. After tons of fan mail, tweets, and outstanding reviews from wrestling fans around the globe, JTG brings the heat once again. In this epic sequel, JTG not only brings you more career-threatening tales from his career, he also explains how to play "The Game". What is The Game? The Game is an unspoken set of power moves that are executed backstage.
Julia Loggins was born "allergic to the 20th century"! Her body's reactions to pollutants, foods, and chemicals caused life-threatening asthma at five years old. Then she grew worse. At 10 she endured "old people's" diseases: arthritis, migraines, bleeding ulcers, colitis, and diverticulitis. After she survived three near-death encounters, her family gave up hope for her to survive beyond her teens. Not only did she survive, but she thrived.
When pretty, smart Sara Long is found bludgeoned to death, it's easy to blame the man with the bat. But Georgia Davis - former cop and newly-minted PI - is hired to look into the incident at the behest of the accused's sister, and what she finds hints at a much different, much darker answer. It seems the privileged, preppy schoolgirls on Chicago's North Shore have learned just how much their innocence is worth to hot-under-the-collar businessmen.
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14-year-old Ricky Street discovers a magical coin in a small creek near his parents' Florida home. The coin has his name inscribed on it along with directions that he toss it into the fountain by the Tree of Life. He does so and suddenly finds himself transported to a strange world where he encounters two other teen agers from two separate worlds who had also been transported there by magical coins that they had found.
Would you kill or forgive your enemy? What if you were bullied for 10 years and forgiveness didn't work, would you want to kill them? If the love of your life started killing others, could you forgive them? If any of your family were sexually assaulted, could you forgive the perpetrator, or would you want to kill them? All of these questions and more were answered from the Internet, and with some startling and chilling responses!