He's arrogant. She's self-righteous. I hate him. I want her. I've been turning him down for two years straight. Every shutdown makes me work harder. I'm not a one-night stand kind of girl. She doesn't realize I won't settle for only one night. He's a distraction I don't need. She'll say yes eventually because I'm not giving up.
I keep my two worlds separate. At work, I'm King of Wall Street. The heaviest hitters in Manhattan come to me to make money. They do whatever I say because I'm always right. I'm shrewd. Exacting. Some say ruthless. At home, I'm a single dad trying to keep his 14-year-old daughter a kid for as long as possible. If my daughter does what I say, somewhere there's a snowball surviving in hell. And nothing I say is ever right.
Stan is a hardworking single dad with a college-age daughter still living at home. He hasn't had a relationship in over a decade, as he's struggled to support his daughter and had no excess time or money to date. When Jenny asks to bring her nearly homeless friend from college, a 19-year-old virgin named Chelsea, to live with them, Stan agrees when he sees Chelsea's sexy looks. He finds a sneaky way to make his fantasies about her become reality.
In the future, the only weapon against the evil aliens is a nice, sharp cheddar! The Farfnians rule the galaxy with an iron claw, and Earth has been relegated to a backwater planet. What's an ingenious human to do? Find a chink in the Farfnian's chitinous armor - cheese! Enter Harry Fische, captain of the stringship Limburger, and his intrepid crew.
Penny Parker, a reporter, goes to a ski resort and stumbles onto a pile of mysteries. A mysterious group is trying to force the resort to close, and as she investigates she discovers the strange green door. What's behind the door? Only a special invite gets you beyond the secretive portal, and it seems that the people in power don't like reporters.
"God awful narrator"
Seventeen year old Miri Jones has always wanted to be a detective. When she discovers mutilated human remains during her morning run, she's found her case. But the bizarre nature of the crime will shake everything she believes in and might just get her killed. The town of New Hope is about to make its last stand in a war Miri never knew existed.
It's been two months since Zoey Mayfair lost everything - including her life - but she finally seems to be getting the hang of this whole being dead thing. Free-spirited reaper Violet has been showing her just how glamorous the life of a reaper can be, and things seem to be going well with her completely normal human boyfriend Maurice.
Lots of strange things are going on at Starling Academy, and some of the girls are suspicious. As they begin investigating, they wonder if there's any connection between Scarlet getting kicked out of the Star Darlings and Leona's troubled mission. When Vega gets sent to Wishworld, she is determined to solve the puzzle fast, but her Wisher is incredibly secretive. Scarlet watches from the sidelines as Ophelia, who is hopelessly unprepared, is chosen to go on a mission.
This is a summary of Marshall Goldsmith & Mark Reiter's Triggers: Creating Behavior Change That Lasts - Becoming the Person You Want to Be . In his powerful new book, best-selling author and world-renowned executive coach Marshall Goldsmith examines the environmental and psychological triggers that can derail us at work and in life. Do you ever find that you are not the patient, compassionate problem solver you believe yourself to be?
This is a summary of David J. Schwartz's The Magic of Thinking Big. In this best-selling guide, Schwartz proves you don't need innate talent to become successful, but you do need to understand the habit of thinking and behaving in ways that will get you there. Filled with easy-to-understand advice, this summary will put you on the road to changing the way you think, helping you work better, manage smarter, earn more money, achieve your goals, and most importantly, live a fuller, happier life.
A graphic African-American erotica short about a 29-year-old, very full-figured woman named Keisha, who falls for her neighbor Tyrell. Tyrell is into extreme domination, can Keisha handle him?
Poems can evoke within us an individual response that takes us by surprise; that opens our ears and eyes to very personal feelings. Forget the idea of classic poetry being somehow dull and boring and best kept to children's textbooks. It still has life, vibrancy, and relevance to our lives today. Where to start? How to do that? Poetry can be difficult. We've put together some very eclectic Poetry Hours, with a broad range of poets and themes, to entice you and seduce you with all manner of temptations.
Conan is working for pay as a soldier at the frontier fort of Tuscelan. While out scouting he saves the life of Balthus, and the two become embroiled in a fight for their lives and a war against the invading picts. Can Conan and Balthus defeat the evil sorcerer that has summoned ancient monsters and bound the pictish clans as never before?
The Jungle Book is a series of fables written about wild animals and a boy named Mowgli. Most of the short stories in the collection are about Mowgli, who wanders off into the Indian jungle while being pursued by a vicious tiger, Shere Khan. Shere Khan is lame and cannot catch Mowgli on his first attempt.
Snowflakes in the Wind is a heartwarming story of triumph over adversity by Rita Bradshaw, author of the number one best-selling Dancing in the Moonlight. It's Christmas Eve 1920 when nine-year-old Abby Kirby's family is ripped apart by a terrible tragedy. Leaving everything she's ever known, Abby takes her younger brother and runs away to the tough existence of the border farming community.
The Duke's bad-boy son makes her swoon, but Anna must marry his nauseating father. Anna has fallen from nobility. Working as a servant, she wants nothing more than to reunite with her daughter. She accepts an arranged proposal from an older Duke in an agreement to get her daughter back. After meeting the Duke's handsome and salacious son, she is overwhelmed with desire that she must ignore to safeguard her secret. Will Anna ever be able to forget the feelings that Alex evoked in her?
Harry Fische and the crew of the Limburger are back in action, and they're out to take the cheese. The evil alien Sploig have stolen a whole cheese factory, cows and all, and taken it off planet Earth. There's nothing to do but load up the Jiffy Whip and go after the cheese rustlers! But how do you find an ancient race of shape-shifting aliens who make even the Farfnians look like technological troglodytes? The answer? Pick a nice Carpoolian with lots of money, and run for public office!
You may not want to admit it, but manipulative people are everywhere. The manipulator in your life could be your neighbor, your boss, or your coworker. It could even be your child or your spouse. Like it or not, we sometimes succumb to the whims of manipulators. If we do not educate and protect ourselves, we even become victimized by manipulators. They are sometimes extraordinarily difficult to detect.
There has been a major tragedy in the Cooper family and no one's sure if they can get past this one and go on with their lives. But still they try. Meanwhile, Matt takes the case of a man who wants to locate a former inmate of San Quentin prison - a man he shared a cell with for nearly three years. Matt has warned this client that if he wants to find his former cellmate to do him bodily harm, then he'd better find himself another private investigator.
The Rayne family is trapped in a rut of bad luck. And now, it's up to Lady Theodosia Rayne to steal back the Theodosia sword, a gladius that was pilfered by the rival, loathed Renshaw family. Hopefully, recovering the stolen sword will break the cycle and reverse her family's fate. Damian Renshaw, the Duke of Devlin, is feared by all - all, that is, except Lady Theodosia, the brazen spitfire who enters his home and wrestles an ancient relic from his wall.