Bound by a shared destiny, a teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor embark on a mission to unearth the secrets of a place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory.
The unprovoked war with the Sogas has reached a climax. Over a hundred Sogas ships appear to be headed for Earth, and Space Force is in no condition to stop them. As if that isn't bad enough, the nightmarish Insectoids will be arriving in Earth orbit within months to finish off the survivors of the impending Sogas attack.
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Germinal is one of the most striking novels in the French tradition. Widely regarded as Zola's masterpiece, the novel describes the working conditions of French coalminers in the 1860s in harsh and realistic terms. It is visceral, graphic, and unrelenting. Its strong socialist principles and vivid accounts of the miners' strikes meant that the novel became a key symbol in the workers' fight against oppression, with chants of "Germinal! Germinal!" resonating high above the author's funeral.
Childe Harold's Pilgrimage is a fascinating portrait of 19th-century Europe - disillusioned and ravaged by the wars of the postrevolutionary and Napoleonic eras. Our protagonist, whose breathtaking journey eerily echoes Byron's own life story, forgoes his destiny back home for the exciting unknown - the nature of humanity and the transformative effects of travel burst through the pages in four powerful cantos of Spenserian stanzas. Here is the poem that set Byron on his meteoric rise to fame in London society.
Outlive your end. Leave something for your family; leave something they can't buy, rent, trade, or ignore. Join us to learn the secret to letting them know you're around them whether you are alive or dead. You are more than your achievements, resume, accomplishments, or triumphs over adversity. Forget Me Knot guides you, step by step, to ensure you are remembered the way you were so that you can automatically soothe, guide, warn, protect, and help your near and dear in life after your own death, without having to be physically present.
Did you know that listening to audiobooks doesn't just make you smarter, it makes you smarter, quicker, and increases your intellect - and recall - as well? If you want to discover why audiobooks are the coming rage, this is the audiobook for you. If you want to learn more, faster than ever before, this audiobook is for you, too. Learn how to use cognitive skills and retention tools to revolutionize the way you and your family learn.
The Acropolis, which literally means "a city on the heights", is a citadel whose currently surviving structures were mostly built during the fifth century BC in honor of Athena, the patron goddess of Athens. It functioned as a sacred precinct that contained the city's most important religious and municipal structures, many of which have remained relatively intact for over 2,000 years.
The second book of the Gem Trader Adventures recounts the beginning of a new business model - selling gemstones on the Internet. Will people buy gems online? Edward and Lizzy dare to try. Merging their money and their abilities, they acquire a suitcase full of gems, and, in complete secrecy, start a website from Lizzy's beach house in Kenya.
November 1291. Meg and Llywelyn gather their family at Rhuddlan Castle to celebrate their seventh anniversary and David's 23rd birthday. But the joyful reunion goes grievously awry when an old enemy raises the banner of rebellion, followed immediately by an even more catastrophic betrayal by an old friend. Meanwhile, facing war at every turn and still haunted by his decision to leave Cassie and Callum in the modern world, David chooses a dangerous path forward, one that will either change the course of the future forever or burn his world to ashes.
Most of us remember growing up with our pets - the joys we shared, the bonding we experienced, and, of course, the responsibilities. A heartwarming and inspiring children's book.
The uneasiness and creeping fear that accompanies anxiety can create a feeling of being trapped in a situation where you cannot unhook yourself. This uneasiness further progresses and combines with panic disorder along the way to finally cripple you emotionally, mentally and physically. Recent surveys have indicated that between 14 and 18 percent of Europeans and Americans are affected by panic disorders and anxiety.
Moving to Kansas City could be the best thing Austin Shelbourne has ever done. For a start he can stop living a lie and finally come out of the closet. And there's a chance, though slim, that he might be able to locate the love of his life, Todd Burton. It had seemed like a good idea when he had seduced his friend, but Todd freaked out and vanished. Austin hopes to find Todd, make things right between them, and win his love. But when he meets actor Guy Campbell, things get even more confusing.
Is there redemption for the Devil? A Screwtape Letters for the modern era, the audiobook Apocalyptus Interruptus is a black comedy that explores the nature of evil and forgiveness, set in a world that's teetering on the brink of the apocalypse when Satan decides to call the whole thing off so he can repent and seek God's forgiveness.
James has no idea what he's going to do with his art history degree, but for the moment he's managing as a lowly gallery assistant...
Inga's family spent their life savings to get her into the Artifice Academy, but the hard work is only beginning. Cut off from all that she knows, singled out by cruel bullies and heartless teachers, she must learn quickly in order to survive the academy.
Today, roses are a sign of love and luxury, but for over 30 years, they provided the symbols for two houses at war for control of England. Thousands of people died and many more were injured fighting beneath the white rose of York and the red rose of Lancaster, and the noble families ruling England tore each other apart in a struggle that was as bitter as it was bloody.
Luke Cooper was an Olympic-caliber skier with a bright future, when a freak accident ruined his knee and sent him into suicidal depression. A stranger, Dr. Henri de Salvo, gave him a new set of "wings" thanks to an experimental medical treatment. Luke turned to a career in medicine and followed Dr. de Salvo to a secluded clinic in France, where de Salvo continued his cutting edge - if morally questionable - work. De Salvo has a shadowed past and powerful enemies, and the French city of Toulon has its dark side. Will Luke survive the journey?
He is a lethal vampire bound by an ancient curse. She is an agent of homeland security investigating a dangerous cult. Theirs is a Blood Destiny about to unfold.
When vampires tangle with the Philadelphia mafia, one thing is certain: all hell is going to break loose. Alexei chose the wrong neighborhood in which to claim his latest victim, a member of Enzo Salerno's crime syndicate. Now Philadelphia mob boss Salerno is determined to hunt down the man who killed his associate in such a gruesome fashion. Magnus, the leader of Alexei's brood, must use all of his resources to save them from both the mafia and the FBI, sparking a bloody war that plays out in the streets of Philadelphia.
Do you feel like you're missing half of what is being said to you, like you're not really picking up the right signals? Well, there's a good chance that you're missing all of the nonverbal signals that are being sent your way. Well, no more! From this day forward, you're going to be the person who picks up on all the subtle signs, all the secret hints, and all the missing broadcasts that the people around you are sending.