Science confirms the distinction between the biological brain and the conscious mind. Each day, a game of mind versus matter plays out on a field defined by the problems we must solve. Most are routine, and don't demand a more mindful approach. It's when we're faced with more difficult challenges that our thinking becomes vulnerable to brain patterns that can lead us astray.
Information comes to light that could prove both dangerous and useful to a man with ambition. Julian Fellowes's Belgravia is a story in 11 episodes published week by week in the tradition of Charles Dickens.
It's time to go on the road with Peppa and this fantastic collection of ten newly recorded stories, perfect for any journey! The stories included are: Peppa Goes on Holiday, Peppa Goes Skiing, Peppa Goes Boating, Peppa's Sandpit, Let's go Shopping Peppa , Happy Birthday Peppa, Peppa's Fishy Friends, George's Balloon, Peppa's New Neighbours, Peppa's Golden Boots.
Carlo Ancelotti is one of the greatest managers of all time, with five Champions League titles to his name. Yet his approach could not be further from the aggressive theatricals favoured by many of his rivals. His understated style has earned him the fierce loyalty of players like David Beckham, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Cristiano Ronaldo.
"Candy for any leader who also loves football. "
The most terrible emergency in Britain's history, the Second World War, required an unprecedented national effort. An exhausted country had to fight an unexpectedly long war and found itself much diminished amongst the victors. The outcome of the war was nonetheless a triumph, not least for a political system that proved well adapted to the demands of a total conflict and for a population who had to make many sacrifices but who were spared most of the horrors experienced in the rest of Europe.
Internationally renowned political commentator Noam Chomsky examines America's pursuit and exercise of power in a post-9/11 world. Noam Chomsky is the world's foremost intellectual activist. Over the last half century, no one has done more to question the great global powers who govern our lives, forensically scrutinizing policies and actions, calling our politicians, institutions and media to account. The culmination of years of work, Who Rules the World? is Chomsky's definitive intellectual investigation into the major issues of our times.
He was definitely dead, whoever he was. He wore a once-black jumper and a pair of shiny tracksuit bottoms. The back of his head was cracked and his hair matted, but it had been foxy before that. A tall man, a skinny rake, another string of piss, now departed. She hadn't gotten a look at his face before she flaked him with the Holy Stone, and she couldn't bring herself to turn him over. One messy murder affects the lives of five misfits who exist on the fringes of Ireland's post-crash society.
In this brilliant debut, a psychologist finds herself drawn into the dark world of a serial killer - who may be closer than she thinks.... Ray and Marie Benson killed 13 women before they were caught, tried and imprisoned. Five of their victims were never found. Six years later psychologist Alice Quentin discovers a woman's body on the waste ground at Crossbones Yard. The wounds are horrifyingly similar to the Bensons' signature style.
In July 2012, aged 30, Juliet Jacques underwent sex reassignment surgery and felt for the first time that her body matched the person she felt she had been since childhood. Through university and then in a series of dead end clerical jobs, Jacques felt out of place with her surroundings, and with who she really was. Living in Brighton, trying to launch a career as a writer, she navigates the hostilities and misunderstandings of growing up in a time when the mainstream media - and even feminism - fail to acknowledge transgender identity.
Information comes to light that could prove both dangerous and useful to a man with ambition. Julian Fellowes's Belgravia is a story in 11 episodes published week by week in the tradition of Charles Dickens. Belgravia is the story of a secret. A secret that unravels behind the porticoed doors of London's grandest postcode. The story behind the secret will be revealed in weekly bite-sized instalments complete with twists and turns and cliffhanger endings.
The only real thing going for Kelinda Milliken is her grant work at the University of Texas in Austin, where she examines specimens day after day with a vaccine for HIV in sight. That is until Kelinda finds herself home in Edgewood, Maine to bury her mother and settle her very wealthy estate. Although Maine is the last place she wants to be, she finds herself trapped in her past while going through her mother's things to find all the secrets she'd kept from Kelinda for years.
Travelers and traders taking the Santa Fe Trail's routes from Missouri to New Mexico wrote vivid eyewitness accounts of the diverse and abundant wildlife encountered as they crossed arid plains, high desert, and rugged mountains. Most astonishing to these observers were the incredible numbers of animals, many they had not seen before - buffalo, antelope (pronghorn), prairie dogs, roadrunners, mustangs, grizzlies, and others. They also wrote about the domesticated animals they brought with them.
Brett Ghent, a newly minted billionaire, made it when his company, 'Pecker', hit the big time. His stepsister, Kady, and he had been attracted since their parents married, but Brett and Kady had tried very hard to remain 'normal'. Unfortunately for them, their secret lust for each other had been growing. Their forbidden attraction suddenly took on new urgency as Brett and Kady are transported to an ocean-front mansion. They become entangled in a world of deceit, sexuality, and danger!
Follow Caroline as she travels through time on wild and fantastic journeys in search of her long-lost parents. Join her as she encounters a Woolly Mammoth, comes face to face with T-Rex, and rides a giant sea horse! Will she find her parents? Come join the adventure and find out!
When Alice returns to the whimsical world of Underland, all is not well. The Mad Hatter has become horribly and certifiably normal. Soon Alice realizes that the only way to save him is to travel to the past and right old wrongs. But Time may not be on her side - in fact, he might even try to stop her!
The Psy/Changeling world has undergone a staggering transformation and now stands at a crossroads. The Trinity Accord promises a new era of cooperation between disparate races and groups. It is a beacon of hope held together by many hands: old enemies, new allies, and wary loners. But a century of distrust and suspicion can't be so easily forgotten and threatens to shatter Trinity from within at any moment.
Everyone with an interest in America's greatest battle comes up against its controversies. What if J. E. B. Stuart had arrived on the battlefield before the second day? What if Ewell had pressed hard on the heels of the Union rout on the first day? What if Pickett's charge had been stronger and better led? What if the Army of the Potomac had been commanded by a more aggressive counter attacker than Meade?
Karin is a dedicated administrator in her once prosperous country of Red Scale. When their militant neighbors begin a merciless war, Karin and her governor father contacted the isolated country of Lohocke for help. All they know of this mysterious neighbor is a legend about metal men. They not only make contact, but are promised the help they need. The price? Karin must go to Lohocke and become the bride of the Alpha Lord Eisler Durant. Karin has been tied to Lohocke in an intricate way since her birth.
Angels' Fall is a gripping thriller set in the South American jungles. After a plane crash deep in the Amazon, freelance pilot Jeb Logan has to keep himself and his passengers a live in a grueling trip downriver. Adrift in the wreckage of the plane with Jeb are a beautiful singer, her young son, and a ruthless murderer clinging to the last thread of sanity. With supplies running out and nature itself turning against them, this small desperate group struggles to survive against the jungle - and each other.
The disastrous events of the Zenith mission behind them, Marty and Edward lead very different lives at either end of time. Martin has been tapped to lead an elite military operation designed to curtail and ultimately eliminate the threat of time travelers. But Henry Bradford has other ideas, and seeks to entice him into taking up the role of captain of the rechristened starship Azimuth.