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This audiobook contains a collection of short stories by Andrew Kim. The short stories capture the angst of the modern day American teenager. There are interesting journeys that listeners can take. There is humor and joy in the midst of sorrow and aimlessness. There is also hope in the midst of darkness. Andrew Kim is an American-born Asian American, living in New York state.
In the seventh audiobook of the deftly written Collins-Burke Mystery series, Father Brennan Burke's patience is pushed to the limit when a young woman announces to the world that the Virgin Mary has appeared to her in the churchyard, and hordes of pilgrims, souvenir hawkers, and reporters converge on the scene. But, as unwelcome as these guests may be, they pale in comparison to yet another aggravation in Father Burke's life, a controversial talk show host who clashes with Burke upon arriving in town.
A stunning audiobook of free verse/memoir that invokes the biographical and creative worlds of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Sylvia Plath, and Virginia Woolf as it opens up pathways toward light even in the most unimaginable darkness of our personal experiences and the times we inhabit today.
Place the word Tao into your heart. Use no other words. The Tao is constantly moving, the path that all life and the whole universe takes. There is nothing that is not part of it - harmonious living is to know and to move with the Tao - it is a way of life, the natural order of things, a force that flows through all life.
Christmas, 1953: While the rest of Philadelphia sings carols, Thomas Grubb gets his first taste of a cop's life. Before he cashes his first paycheck he encounters: A man gutted by a knife-wielding mugger; A fighting-mad "mental case" intent on destroying a hospital emergency room; The hushed-up shooting death of an undercover cop. That first week is nothing compared to what lies ahead.
Trouble, dirt, and messes always appear when Henry George and his dog, Goops, are around. He's even been nicknamed Grunge Boy by his mother! Join in the mayhem as Henry George and Goops begin their summer with one misadventure after another, discovering along the way he's not the only Grunge living on Doober Street. Filled with laughs and life lessons, Grunge Boy and the First Day of Summer is a delightfully dirty story for Grungies young and old.
This fall, the film festival circuit will be introduced to the indomitable Luli McMullen in Hick, the new film made from the acclaimed novel by Andrea Portes, who also adapted the screenplay. The film - directed by Derick Martini - stars Chloë Grace Moretz, Blake Lively and Eddie Redmayne and features Rory Culkin, Anson Mount, Juliette Lewis and Alec Baldwin in supporting roles.
At fifteen, Iris is a hobo of sorts - no home, no family, no plan. Her mother died when she was six, and her selfish father hires her out as a companion to a country doctor's elderly mother. Iris, stuck in the middle of 1920s rural Missouri, discovers that "hobo" is short for "homeward bound," and cultivates an eccentric cast of folks into family, creating the home she never had. But when she learns that a neighboring tenant farmer may have had more than his hands on his pregnant daughter, Iris must intervene to save the girl and her unborn baby.
On March 16, 1912, British polar explorer Titus Oates commits suicide by walking out of his tent into an Antarctic blizzard, to save Robert Falcon Scott and the other members of the English exploration team. His body is never found - because he was snatched away into the year 2045 by scientists experimenting with a new faster-than-light drive. Arriving in the future, Oates stubbornly sticks to his old explorer job and sets off on an intergalactic adventure that leads to both knowledge and self-knowledge.
A “Real” Man's Guide to Divorce is a humorous look at divorce from an admittedly one-sided perspective. Author Joe Perrone Jr. exposes the myths and fallacies of this most painful experience in a light-hearted manner that will leave you in stitches. A bit of good advice and a heavy dose of laughter make A “Real” Man's Guide to Divorce a “must-listen” for every man headed down the road to marital division!
O. Henry was a prolific American short-story writer - a masterof surprise endings - who wrote about the life of ordinary people in New YorkCity. In "The Gift of the Magi," one of his best-known works, a young coupleat Christmas time who, despite having little money, buy secret gifts for eachother. A moral lesson on the importance of love and sacrifice, "The Gift of theMagi" has been adapted to film more than a dozen times throughout the world.
The Stars Spawn Horror. A gate to eternity, a bridge to death, a guardian under an abhorrent duty. A perpetual loser discovers a dark dimensional gateway on a lonely stretch of Florida highway - and discovers that sometimes, ends must justify means. Serve or die.
H. R. Stoneback's prose-poem Hemingway's Paris: Our Paris? constitutes a masterpiece of both appreciation and analysis by a scholar whose knowledge and love of Paris is as deep, profound and genuine as his knowledge and love of Hemingway.
The audiobook Time Management has been designed and well written for those who are finding it difficult to accomplish all their aims and objectives within specified period of time. This audiobook has been well researched and carefully planned for everyone who wants to maximize the use of their time more effectively. This audiobook offers you some practical steps you can take in creating your priorities and execute them on time.
Grigore Lupei is the youngest member of Alpha Trio, the secret Shifter police squad. He's always been the joker, the charmer, the fun one. Lately though, seeing with his older brothers with their gorgeous Mates, wallowing in happiness and reeking of sex, is starting to take its toll. It's getting harder for him to pretend he's happy with a string of meaningless conquests when what he really wants is something like what Drei and Em have found.
lf a man cannot stand freedom, he will probably turn fascist. This, in the fewest possible words, is the essential argument in this modem classic, Escape from Freedom. The author, Erich Fromm, is a distinguished psychologist, late of Berlin and Heidelberg, now of New York City.
"Yankee Doodle went to town a-riding on a pony stuck a feather in his hatand called it macaroni." Many know the song "Yankee Doodle Dandy", but few understand it. This unapologetically silly picture book reveals that the legendary ride to town (and the whole macaroni thing) was all suggested by Mr. Doodle' s overeager pony. This just makes Mr. Doodle cranky: "I do not want macaroni. I do not want a feather. I do not want any other clothing, any other pasta, or any other parts of a bird. I do not want anything that they have in town!" A historical note ends this colorful, comical take on a nonsensical old song.
In Love and Math, renowned mathematician Edward Frenkel reveals a side of math we've never seen, suffused with all the beauty and elegance of a work of art. In this heartfelt and passionate audiobook, Frenkel shows that mathematics, far from occupying a specialist niche, goes to the heart of all matter, uniting us across cultures, time, and space. Love and Math tells two intertwined stories: of the wonders of mathematics and of one young man's journey learning and living it.
Tired of having his webs wrecked, Aran the spider runs away from the job the Creator gave him: to help people. But the desert is full of dangers Aran did not expect. Just when he's lost all hope, Aran comes face to face with someone he never imagined he would meet. Will Aran stay a disobedient spider or will he play a role in helping protect one of the most important children in history? Find out in One Spider's Web.
Suddenly, Corrie's (1892-1983) ordered life was lost in the insanity of war. With bravery and compassion, her family and countless other Dutch citizens risked everything to extend God's hand to those innocents marked for certain execution in a world gone mad. Corrie ten Boom's life of determination, faith, and forgiveness in the face of unimaginable brutality and hardship is a stunning testimony of the sustaining power of God.