A Dog's Purpose - which spent a year on the New York Times bestseller list – is heading to the big screen! Based on the beloved best-selling novel by W. Bruce Cameron, A Dog's Purpose shares the soulful and surprising story of one devoted dog who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he teaches to laugh and love.
It has been 14 years since the Martians invaded England. The world has moved on, always watching the skies but content that we know how to defeat the Martian menace. Machinery looted from the abandoned capsules and war machines has led to technological leaps forward. The Martians are vulnerable to earth germs. The army is prepared. So when the signs of launches on Mars are seen, there seems little reason to worry. Unless you listen to one man, Walter Jenkins, the narrator of Wells' book.
When Julia Seagrove is found dead, a name carved into her body, old memories are stirred up for DI Hal Luchewski. The name is that of a murdered sex offender and the man who killed him, convicted in Hal's first ever murder case, has just been released from prison. As he digs deeper, Hal discovers multiple links between Dr Seagrove, the recently released killer Nino Gaudiano, and Nino's long-missing daughter Louisa.
Charles Stross builds a new series with Empire Games. Expanding on the world he created in the Family Trade series, a new generation of paratime travelers walk between parallel universes. The year is 2020. It's 17 years since the Revolution overthrew the last king of the New British Empire, and the newly reconstituted North American Commonwealth is developing rapidly, on course to defeat the French and bring democracy to a troubled world.
Douglas is very excited about his birthday surprise. But when the surprise turns out to be his overexcited twin cousins, Douglas is sure this will be the worst birthday ever!
A very short piece of fantasy world-building, following a few men and their curious line of work revolving around a quiet, dusty shop in a quirky, distant city.
In Islam for Beginners: 22 More Questions Answered, you will find information on the religion and the people of Islam. Many non-Muslims have so many questions that they are simply afraid to ask. This new book asks those questions and provides the answers.
A story about a star who gets lost trying to find her best friend, the Moon. She travels all over the galaxy while meeting new friends along the way. Will she ever find her friend? Only time will tell.
Emilia MacNeil is an independent miss. Truth be told, she's a bit of a tomboy, and many's the proper lady who has called her a hussy for her sometimes less than ladylike behavior. But Emilia remains unrepentant. She's as good as any man, and better than some, and the last thing she wants is to be married to any of them. She'll happily be an aunt to her siblings' children, but she wants nothing to do with marriage.
When Josephine L'amour is offered the chance to visit a Tanzanian big cat preserve to assist with their new tracking program, she can't resist. The head of the big cat exhibitions at the National Zoo, Jo has been a big cat lover since she could talk. So, packing her bags and hopping on a plane, Jo heads off to make her dreams come true. When Jo gets to the sanctuary however, things don't quite go to plan.
They say, no good deed goes unpunished, and James Vanning is living proof of this maxim when he stops to helps three men who have smashed up their car in the mountains of Colorado. This single act of kindness implicates him in a murder and a bank robbery to the tune of $300,000. Somehow he evades his captors and makes off with the dough. Now with the robbers are on his tail, Vanning would gladly give the money back except he can't quite remember where he left it.
Hugless Douglas is a huggable, lovable young brown bear who wakes up one morning in need of a hug. He goes to try to find one, but none of them seem quite right. Join Douglas on his search for the perfect bear hug!
A teacher goes missing under suspicious circumstances and a man is murdered at a local reservoir. For Detective Robyn Carter, there's no obvious link between the cases. But as she starts to delve into them, her investigations lead her to Abigail, perfect wife and mother to beautiful little Izzy. What was Abigail's connection to the victims? And why is she receiving threatening messages from an anonymous number?
On the day of his birth the dead walked and society crumbled. His mother took one look at him and pronounced him Meat. He survived, she didn't. Fourteen years have passed and obscurity means survival in an increasingly dangerous world. For the survivors at Bremo Bluff that obscurity is threatened when a savage band abducts a group of children from the compound.
Clara Roberts has found herself forced to flee across country, pursued by a madman who seems to have access to every aspect of her life. Consequently, she is off the grid and under the radar when her truck breaks down in a small corner of Southwestern, Oklahoma, and she finds herself at the mercy of a local cowboy. While she knows that she will eventually have to keep running to stay one step ahead of her stalker, she begins to find herself drawn to this man.
Storytime with Nana, Volume 1 is a series of children's stories created by Hillary and her Nana. They use their imagination and take turns saying the first word that pops in their head! Totally spontaneous, silly, and fun, most of the stories in this series pertain to animals with human like feelings and emotions.
The rift between Iowa and the Abyss is thinner than it seems. Modern society meets the power and reality of myth in the new war between Chaos, Order, and Maker. A priestess of Order seeking godhood unleashes a virus to mutate and enslave the human race. Those who survive will face the height of her power, but will they bow before it?
One of the most insidious forms of abuse in the world is verbal abuse. Verbal abuse is so powerful that just a few words can damage your ego. People who are forced to live with verbal abuse for a long period of time are naturally damaged, both physically and mentally. Certainly this abuse takes its toll, but the effects of it do not have to destroy your life. If you are verbally abused or have been verbally abused, this book is your first step on the healing journey.
This story is a gem representing the delightful stories from the Indian subcontinent which capture the simple essence of everyday life in rural/urban India. The simple pleasures of life indicate a time gone by, before the advent of cellphones and Facebook, a time which almost stood still, a time where children could revel in the rain, make paper boats and race them down a drain, play marbles, and generally pass time. The once idyllic life almost seems too slow and bear, and hence is fascinating to watch unfurl as we hear the story.
A golden lamp, a lost prince and princess, the magnificent Great Ruby of Life, a resourceful, lovable genie and the terrible Chandra, the dark genie who controls the Grand Vizier and the Sultan - but the Great Ruby must be returned or all shall perish! Author James P. Alsphert brings to you The Golden Lamp. This is a fantastic story full of fantasy, love, magic, good and evil with characters that will warm your heart and others you will love to hate.