The final audiobook in the acclaimed Duskwalker trilogy. Wren is living in Greenstone under the temporary care of Charles and Mol and the protection of Chapel. Unable to determine the fate of his mother and those he left behind in Morningside, Wren believes there is nothing left to do but wait for Asher's final blow...until a man named Haiku walks into the Samurai McGann, looking for Three.
Rebecca Schiller's All That Matters shines a light on the subject of women's rights in childbirth in a whole new fashion, setting birth in context amid the struggle for reproductive rights across the world. Frank and forthright, it is full of both powerful argument and her own rich personal experiences as mother, doula, campaigner, and researcher.
When Broderick is captured, mistaken for a Guardian, it's Joanne who figures out that hackers are after the Guardian Network, the database that holds the deep secrets of shifters past and present. Thought un-hackable, the network is now in danger of being invaded, and already a Guardian has died. Strangely, Broderick now holds the key to stopping the hackers, and Joanne, with her coding skills, is the only one who can help him.
Ceril trains as a technomage aboard the Inkwell Sigil, a ship with the ability to travel between dimensions. Just as Ceril is preparing to undergo his rites and finish his training, the Inkwell Sigil loses power. Stranded in space with no way back home, Ceril and four of his classmates are given their final assignment: go into uncharted territory, find a way back home, and bring back the one person who can fix the ship - Damien Vennar himself.
"Bubbling Well Road" is a short story from Life's Handicap (1891). The story was first published in the Civil and Military Gazette on January 18, 1888.
The local residents of Cedar Bay come to Kelly's Koffee Shop for breakfast, lunch, and lots of gossip. Kelly serves it all up as she works to solve the murder of the high school Homecoming Queen. The townspeople can't believe what has happened in their sleepy little Oregon seaside town. She identifies five prime suspects, but which one did it?
Charlie is looking forward to the big Thanksgiving gathering at his house this year, but he's having trouble being a polite host to his super-annoying little cousin, Chip. Chip makes everything hard for Charlie; he gets him in trouble, ruins his things, and generally makes a nuisance of himself. On top of that, for homework, Mrs. Burke has assigned Charlie the task of writing what a family is to him. How will Charlie be able to see past his turkey of a cousin to understand the real meaning of family?
Her name was Emme. Girl next door, thrill-seeker, open and eager for everything she could learn from my club, Command Performance, and everything she could learn from me. Sensations she could only imagine in her wildest fantasies. Acts of submission that would change her forever.
After her mother dies from a heart attack, Sloane Templeton goes from Cyber Crimes Unit to bookstore owner before she can blink. She also "inherits" a half-batty store manager; a strange bunch of little old people from the neighborhood who meet at the store once a week but never read books, called the Granny Oakleys Book Club; and Aunt Verline, who fancies herself an Iron Chef when in reality you need a cast-iron stomach to partake of her culinary disasters.
In the modern world, most women have the opportunity to do and be whatever they set their minds to. If a woman wants to be a chief executive officer (CEO), she can be a CEO. If a woman wants to be a stay-at-home mom, she can be a stay-at-home mom. However, this land of opportunity has also given rise to the idea that women can have it all, be it all, and be successful in every aspect of their lives all by themselves. Unfortunately, this is not possible, but that has not stopped women from running themselves ragged in the pursuit of perfection.
In 1964, 19-year-old Billy Dupaul was on his way to stardom. A modest farm boy with a lightning fastball, he had just signed a record contract with the New York Mets when a single gunshot changed his life forever. Dupaul went down on an attempted murder rap, and the Mets washed their hands of him. Eight years later, the man he was said to have shot drops dead when a shard of bullet works its way into his brain. After eight summers in Attica, Billy is about to be tried for murder.
Charlotte is absorbed in her high-tech job and is not interested in dating or romance. But one night, she meets David, a handsome man with similar interests, and they hit it off immediately.
Before Black Elk Speaks, before his epic poem "A Cycle of the West", John G. Neihardt wrote many short stories that found favor with readers and critics. Among his best were the 17 collected in Indian Tales and Others in 1926. "The Singer of the Ache", considered Neihardt's highest achievement in short fiction, portrays young Moon-Walker's quest for supernatural powers achieved at a price.
Kyle lives a typical teen's life in Cedar Falls, Washington, with his Canadian expatriate parents who commit their lives to free expression. After Kyle's parents display paintings at their art gallery that depict the president as a terrorist and mass murderer, the feds shut down the gallery and brutally arrest Kyle's parents for subversive activities.
The moment the car hit her, everything changed for Charlotte Roach. Out on a training ride with other Olympic hopefuls, elite athletes all of them, Charlotte was just 21 years old, with the dream of making the GB triathlon team. Now, as she lay on the tarmac with a broken back, waiting for the air ambulance, she was drifting in and out of consciousness, fighting for her life. Nearly two years later, Charlotte sat on her bike in China, waiting for the sun to rise. Ahead of her was a journey that would span 10,000 kilometers.
We all know marriage is hard work; it's not easy to have long-lasting years of marriage. This book is a guide to help you understand marriage better, especially if you are newlywed. The first two years of marriage are always the hardest. Believe it or not, most marriages fall apart in the first year or two. That's why it's important to learn about marriage, and this book will show you how to survive the first year of marriage.
Caroline "Tula" Cossey was born with male genitalia but went on to become a beautiful woman with a successful modeling career. My Story is Tula's candid thought-provoking, enlightening, humorous, heart wrenching, and motivational account of her struggles: her troubled childhood being bullied and taunted in East Anglia, her dreams of becoming a woman, the operations that liberated her sexually, and the journey from showgirl to James Bond girl to top international model.
The narrator gave a rupee to Naboth to help him. On the next day, Naboth said that he wanted establish a sweetmeat-pitch near the house of his benefactor. The narrator gave permission. In the beginning, there was only Naboth and his basket, but 11 weeks later Naboth had built a hut there. The public road turned to a cess-pool because of the drainage of Naboth, and the municipal secretary said that the narrator must clear it away. How did the story end? Listen to "Naboth" to know it.
Two species, bitter enemies, are determined to destroy each other, until they realize they need one another to survive a major catastrophe. As they race through a nebulous space anomaly in the midst of battle, the Terrans and Seneecians are blown through a wormhole to crash land on an uncharted world. A half world. A world containing the remains of a long-dead civilization.
Following the death of his beloved mother, young Skinner Cade discovers he was adopted. Determined to find his true origins, he travels westward from the Mississippi Delta to the deserts of Arizona. There, Skinner learns of Changing Woman, the mysterious leader of the Coyotero who might be his biological mother.