Will Chicago's wealthiest and most notorious player finally settle down, or will one woman never be enough? Find out in Ms. Manwhore, the ultimate conclusion to their electric, breathtaking story.
In 2006, Ben S. Bernanke was appointed chair of the Federal Reserve, capping a meteoric trajectory from a rural South Carolina childhood to professorships at Stanford and Princeton, to public service in Washington's halls of power. There would be no time to celebrate, however - the burst of the housing bubble in 2007 set off a domino effect that would bring the global financial system to the brink of meltdown.
Traveling from New York to Los Angeles, Stockholm to Korea, John Seabrook visits specialized teams composing songs in digital labs with novel techniques, and he traces the growth of these contagious hits from their origins in early '90s Sweden to their ubiquity on today's charts. Featuring the stories of artists like Katy Perry, Britney Spears, and Rihanna as well as expert songsmiths like Max Martin, Ester Dean, and Dr. Luke, The Song Machine will change the way you listen to music.
Patrick J. Kennedy, the former congressman and youngest child of Senator Ted Kennedy, details his personal and political battles with mental illness and addiction, exploring mental health care's history in the country alongside his and every family's private struggles.
A lot of your plans about your ideal weight are connected to your eating habits. This audiobook will help you realize what you are doing and how you can lose fat and maintain your ideal weight by learning great nutritional facts and recipes.
Parenting children with ADHD, whether diagnosed or undiagnosed, can be challenging and complex. But just as a child who struggles with reading can learn to decode words, children with ADHD can learn patience, communication, and solution-seeking skills to become more confident, independent, and capable. This book, rich with optimism, tips, tools, and action plans, offers science-based insights and systems for parents to help cultivate these skills.
Born in Macedonia, Alexander spent his childhood envious of his father's conquests. He watched his father head off to great battles and read of Greek heroes who were remembered forever for their bravery. All the while, he wished that he too could become a hero in history. With the sudden death of his father, Alexander received his chance to become the hero that he always dreamed of being. Consolidating Greece and raising an army, he prepared for conquests in the Persian Empire.
Augustus, born Gaius Octavius Thurinus in 63 BCE, was the first emperor of Rome. From the moment his great-uncle and adoptive father, Julius Caesar, died when he was 18, his life was one action-packed conflict after another. From the unexpected inheritance of a hefty fortune and a heap of responsibilities, to fighting off a foe who should be a friend, to seeking revenge on Caesar's assassins, he had his work cut out for him.
Odziany w plaszcz i kapelusz, rusza na pomoc jednostkom poszkodowanym w starciu z koncernami, korporacjami oraz wszelkimi instytucjami finansowymi i ubezpieczeniowymi. Dysponuje najnowszymi technologiami, którymi bezkompromisowo wymierza sprawiedliwosc. Po swojej stronie ma opinie publiczna, zas przeciw sobie - najpotezniejszych ludzi w kraju i nadzwyczaj sprytna i wyrachowana pania detektyw.
In a small spectrum of the world is a city full of vampires and a very rare serum. This serum allows a vampire to walk in the light of day. The formula has been guarded for thousands of years, and yet a young female vampire from the north claims to have lived on the serum as if it's common place...This cannot be...This must be dealt with. Mattie desires two things, getting daylight back and him.
Lacinskie "de profundis" oznacza "z glebokosci". Doglebnie, trafnie, z historycznym i odautorskim komentarzem opisuje tu Wankowicz dzieje exodusu Polaków do Kanady na przelomie wieków XIX i XX. Ale "Polacy i Ameryka" to nie tylko dzieje exodusu. Mistrz reportazu przedstawia tez proces zapuszczania korzeni czy codzienne zmagania z cudzoziemska rzeczywistoscia. Poznajemy tez ówczesna spoleczna i polityczna sytuacje rodaków, która staje sie powodem ruchów emigracyjnych na inny kontynent.
Join Angela Hart as she continues to discover truths of the Bible, growing her faith one discovery at a time. On her quest into the supernatural, Angela visits remarkable places and witnesses key events from the past and into the future. You'll witness the magnificence of creation in the Garden of Eden and also experience the tragedy of mankind's fall. Visit the temple in Jerusalem with Angela, and behold its remarkable riches and overwhelming beauty.
"Seduction" is about a young man with a secret to keep and a seduction to avoid, if at all possible. "Getting my Freak On" is about a young woman who knows what's right and wrong, but, in the heat of the moment, throws caution to the wind.
Out in the star ocean, the Frontier is a harsh place. Katrice Wylde knows this more than most. Most of her face and limbs were taken in an explosion after retrieving the plans for an experimental space ship and artificial intelligence. She thought she was dead, but was given new life by Ryker Mallory, her lover.
I looked around me. "Where are we?" Abe licked his lips and sat back in his chair. "The Garden of Eden." Adrian settled next to him and looked over at me. "It's a strip joint." He grinned suddenly as he took in my expression. "I take it you've never been to a strip club before." I shook my head, my eyes darting here and there trying to take everything in. There were half-naked men everywhere! Some were serving drinks, and some were dancing in front of clients or with them.
Oswain's sister, Princess Alena, runs away from home wearing the Star Stone. She has no idea of its immense value or importance. Gublak, a sly goblin, wants the mysterious Star Stone for himself.
The central figure of the story is John Durmont who was tricked into a confession of physical bankruptcy. But still, he could find a way out: he took the advice to go the forest Maine...and surprisingly, he liked it.
Artist Gwen Trueblood is shocked to discover her husband David's accidental death was actually premeditated murder. Almost as troubling is the revelation that he was in the Witness Protection Program, making Gwen question how well she knew her husband at all. Only one person can give her the information she needs, but he's the very last person on earth Gwen wants to speak to.
Napisana ujmujacym, cieplym jezykiem saga rodzinna, opowiadajaca historie matki i córki wobec burzliwych dziejów Polski XX wieku. Wbrew pulapkom losu tworza kochajaca rodzine, patrza na swiat z radoscia zycia. Od pierwszych stron ksiazki wciagaja nas w swój swiat. Polska przelomu lat 50. i 60., pierwsze lata PRL- u wraz z jego absurdami, ingerencja swiata polityki w zycie zwyklych ludzi, start Kasi w dorosle zycie, podróze glównej bohaterki z zespolem Mazowsze.
The strong but flawed women of Mothers, Tell Your Daughters love and betray one another; their richly fraught relationships can act as anchors, lifelines, or deadly poison. Bonnie Jo Campbell's working-class protagonists are at once vulnerable, wise, cruel, and funny, and they are always getting into or out of trouble.