Jeffrey Toobin has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1993 and is the senior legal analyst for CNN. In 2000 he received an Emmy Award for his coverage of the Elian Gonzalez case. He is the author of The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court, which spent more than four months on the New York Times best seller list. Before joining The New Yorker, Toobin served as an assistant United States attorney in Brooklyn, New York. He lives in Manhattan.
"Privilege calling privilege privileged"
24 October 2114: the day that shocked the world. Young diplomat Cory Wilson narrowly escapes death in the assassination of President Sirkonen. No one claims responsibility but there is no doubt that the attack is extraterrestrial. Cory was meant to start work as a representative to Gamra, the alien organization that governs the FTL transport network, but now his new job may well be scrapped in anger.
Comic Lorna Landvik gives Garrison Keillor's Lake Wobegon a feminine perspective with her story about Patty Jane and Harriet Dobbin, two wacky Minnesota sisters. Before she can say "annulment," Patty Jane's husband has gone and a baby is on the way, leaving Patty to rely on sister Harriet and the House of Curl, a beauty shop which evolves into a support group and community workshop over three tumultuous decades.
"Makes me want to get a permanent wave!"
It's never too soon to think about the rest of your life. Do you ever wonder what your future holds? Although much of what lies ahead for you may be unknown, God reveals what is known through his Word. This known part is strength for the journey, no matter what twists and turns life takes. God's promises and instructions contain just what you need.
So begins this extraordinary first novel about one wild year in the life of 14-year-old Charlotte Flax, when she and her sister Kate move with Mrs. Flax into a sleepy 1960's Massachusetts town. Mrs. Flax is a woman who wears polka-dot dresses and serves hors d'oeuvres for dinner every night, and Kate is a child who basically wants to be a fish. And then there's Charlotte, who in Patty Dann's hands, is transformed into a young woman of infinite whim and variety.
Author Jean Webster ("Daddy Long Legs") presents the antics of irrepressible Patty Wyatt and her friends at a women's college at the turn of the 20th century. Patty takes full advantage of the freedom that college life provides, skirting the rules, getting into "scrapes", and doing as little work as possible while still managing to learn life lessons along the way.
Today's kids face grave issues and harder decisions than ever before. Gang warfare, violence, drugs, alcohol, smoking, pregnancy, depression, and suicide have found their way into middle and elementary schools. Divorce splits apart families everyday. These issues make kids feel as if they must understand and accept all the troubles of the world.
A.J. and the other students at Ella Mentry School brave trick-or-treating at the school secretary's house, even though it is supposedly haunted. Mrs. Patty, the secretary, gives out the best Halloween candy in the history of the world! But her house is haunted! People say she's a witch and her husband is a ghost. Is it worth A.J.'s risking his life for the best candy ever?
A few years ago, I visited a Bay Area startup, and when the receptionist greeted me in the lobby, she asked a standard question: “Would you care for something to drink?” I asked for a water, but she responded with a counteroffer: “We’re pouring a very oaky Chardonnay today.”
Choose one of the two men, or take the return ticket and head home. It wasn't much of a choice. Celia had worked and studied so hard to have a school of her own. And she had known that they might be a little upset. She knew exactly what they had wanted. It was stated very clearly in the advertisement and she could probably read and write better than anyone one of them.
Sandi Patty, the most awarded female vocalist in contemporary Christian music, saw her stellar career go into a tailspin. Now she tells the story of her long road to restoration. From the agony of divorce nearly 10 years ago, Sandi has moved from center stage to the back row of the church balcony and back into the spotlight.
When Colt offered me a ride to school, I thought the "gas or ass" thing was a joke, but he wasn't kidding. Though he barely touched me, he shattered the innocence I couldn't wait to shed, and even then, I sensed I'd never be the same. He and Caine soon upped the stakes, putting me behind the wheel of cars that could reach insane speeds. They kept challenging me to find my inner wild child, pairing illegal drag races with high-octane sex games, like "winner gets head".
"Loved the book but the narrative needs a little he"
Patty can't help but fantasize about the pool boy. After all, it's been a long summer, and now that the kids are back in school she's ready to spend hours relaxing at the pool and enjoying herself. Of course she wouldn't ever act on the fantasies, but she's in for a big surprise. Her husband knows all about her fantasies, and he's going to give this MILF slut wife just what she wants, a red-hot mmf threesome, and he even throws in her first anal sex!
The Pie and the Patty-Pan is a children's book written by Beatrix Potter. The story is about a cat named Ribby and a tea party she holds for a dog named Duchess. Complications arise when Duchess attempts to replace Ribby's mouse pie with her own ham and veal pie. This version is published in the Audible Enhanced Audio Book format and includes original illustrations synchronized with the narration.
Patty is one dedicated call girl, and when a commanding officer who likes to take care of his troops arranges for her to welcome four soldiers home, she's excited to do a great job. She expected a nice, rough gangbang; but she wasn't expecting to have her first anal sex experience! It happens though, and more than one of the soldiers gets her tiniest hole. In fact, all of her holes get stuffed in this explosive erotic short with more fireworks than the Fourth of July!
Costillitas que era una gatita muy educada y había invitado a tomar el té a su amiga Duquesa una perrita muy elegante. Pero Duquesa no estaba muy segura de aceptar la invitación porque creía que su amiga le iba hacer una tarta de ratones, ¡ y no le gustaban nada !Al final Duquesa aceptó la invitación. Pero para asegurarse que podían comer algo que le gustara empezó a preparar una tarta de jamón, con la intención de cambiarla por la tarta de ratones. ¿Y qué creéis que pasó?
Patty Gayle and the Legend of Kingsley is a fantasy set in Kingsley Lake, Florida, in 1960. It's the journey of Patty Gayle, a twelve-year-old awkward girl, who doesn't think she has much purpose in life until she is given a key that unlocks possibilities of which she could only dream. The key leads her on an adventure to a magical land that she thought only existed in her grandmother's stories.
"My kids haven't ever enjoyed an audiobook so much"
Open the floodgates of Life-Changing Encounters with God. Born without her left hip and leg, Michele Perry is no stranger to overwhelming impossibility. Yet again and again among the vulnerable children in South Sudan, God uses her and her co-workers - and even the children they serve - to accomplish the impossible. Here she shows you, too, how to experience God's supernatural intervention genuinely, fully in your everyday life - wherever you live.
"William Schallert, Father on 'the Patty Duke Show', Dies at 93" is from the May 09, 2016 Entertainment section of The New York Times. It was written by James Endrst and narrated by Fleet Cooper.
"Patty Duke, Child Star and Oscar Winner, Dies at 69" is from the March 29, 2016, US section of The New York Times. It was written by Margalit Fox and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.