The Great War is over. The Robots have won. The humans who survived have two choices - they can submit and serve the vicious rulers they created or be banished to the Reserve, a desolate, unforgiving landscape where it's a crime to be human. And the robots aren't content: Following the orders of their soulless leader, they're planning to conquer humanity's last refuge. With nothing left to lose, Six, a feisty, determined young woman whose family was killed with the first shots of the war, is a rebel with a cause.
It's not actress Lily Lamprey's fault that she's all curves and has the kind of voice that can fog up a camera lens. She wants to prove where her real talents lie - and that's not on a casting couch, thank you. When she hears esteemed director Luc Savage is renovating a legendary West End theater for a lofty new production, she knows it could be her chance - if only Luc wasn't so dictatorial, so bad tempered, and so incredibly sexy.
James Beard award - winning author Adrian Miller vividly tells the stories of the African Americans who worked in the presidential food service as chefs, personal cooks, butlers, stewards, and servers for every First Family since George and Martha Washington. Miller brings together the names and words of more than 150 black men and women who played remarkable roles in unforgettable events in the nation's history.
Reading body language is a gateway to understanding why people act the way they do. It's not just a matter of understanding their true emotions but also of identifying their true motivation. In The Art of Body Talk, the authors share their highly successful READ (Review, Evaluate, Analyze, Decide) system of understanding body language.
A self-made man with his fingers in a variety of successful businesses, Jace Kennedy lives for the challenge, and he always gets what he wants. From the start, he sees Vivienne Moore's hidden wild side and knows she's his perfect match, if only he can break it free. He will have her. One way or another.
For three years in the 1960s, Vladimir Tsesis - inestimable Soviet doctor and irrepressible jester - was stationed in a village where racing tractor drivers tossed vodka bottles to each other for sport; where farmers and townspeople secretly mocked and tried to endure the Communist way of life; where milk for children, running water, and adequate electricity were rare; where the world's smallest motley parade became the country's longest; and where one compulsively amorous Communist Party leader met a memorable, chilling fate.
This book describes how bad habits contribute to ill health. The habits the author refers to that so negatively impact patients by leading to significant illness and mortality include alcohol and tobacco abuse, obesity, and more.
Do you wish you could live a more joyful life? Have you ever wondered why some people seem to take on new challenges in a positive, confident way while others are simply glad to get through their day? If so, you have the right book. In it, Dale Carnegie explains how all of your experiences are colored by the quality of enthusiasm that you bring to them.
A provocative, challenging, and irreverent expose' of the obnoxious arrogance inherent in all religious thinking: condemning one another to eternal torment, relegating women and gays to second class citizenship, dividing humanity into arbitrary factions, sexual repression, denial of knowledge, promoting delusions of god and the afterlife, upholding phony patriarchal authority, claiming eternal truth without evidence, and child indoctrination. Religion is not good for the human race.
What is bipolar disorder? How can I cope with the condition? Are there people out there with the same mental illness as myself? All these are questions that often run through people's minds whenever they first get the news that they are bipolar. These are the exact questions I had going through my mind 30 years ago when I was diagnosed with the condition.
Great Faith and Grace is the first of 30 forthcoming daily devotionals written by Minister Portia Hubbard MDiv. In the Bible, the number 30 is used as a sign of physical and mental maturity. Nearly every time it is mentioned, it is in reference to some significant event or responsibility. It is no coincidence that Jesus started his ministry when he was 30 years old.
The sinking of the Titanic on her maiden voyage in 1912 is one of the most dramatic stories in maritime history. The largest passenger steamship in the world, fitted with more advanced safety features than any of her rivals, she was proclaimed to be virtually unsinkable. Just how and why the Titanic foundered on such a beautiful April evening is the subject of this fascinating book.
Glory to God for the men of old who endured the persecutions of this world with joy and faith. Much can be learned from those who have looked death in the face and yet remained true to the Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world.
From Major League Baseball's inception in the 1880s through World War II, team owners enjoyed monopolistic control of the industry. Despite the players' desire to form a viable union, every attempt to do so failed. In the mid-1960s, star players Sandy Koufax and Don Drysdale staged a joint holdout for multiyear contracts and much higher salaries. Their holdout quickly drew support from the public; for the first time, owners realized they could ill afford to alienate fans, their primary source of revenue.
On every street, in every major city, the battle for America is raging, and one man is caught in the killing crossfire. To the FLNA terrorists he is the deadliest of enemies. To a gutless government he is a dangerous fanatic. Only one thing is certain: All that stands between America and total chaos is David Holden and the Patriots. Now the ex-SEAL commando is leading his special team of freedom fighters on a blood-soaked mission to stop a sinister conspiracy. For a master assassin has America's last hope in his lethal cross hairs.
As World War II rages across Europe and the Pacific, its impact ripples through communities in the heartland of America. A farm girl is locked in a dangerous love triangle with two Germans soldiers held in an Illinois POW camp. Another German, a war refugee, is forced to risk her life spying on the developing Manhattan Project in Chicago. And espionage surrounds the disappearance of an actress from the thriving Jewish community of Chicago's Lawndale.
If you are a lifetime fan of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, then you will enjoy this inspirational tale - The Traveler's Touch, part one, and perhaps even spread the word. In this story, you, dear listener - also known as "So-and-So" - are unexpectedly visited, one right after the next, by an extraordinary ethnically diverse family of nine colorful, charismatic characters; nine mysterious Travelers each possessing the supernatural power of a "Heavenly Touch".