A rich anthology of forty-five great stories by some of the most renowned storytellers in the world. Saki, O. Henry, Edgar Allan Poe, Barry Pain, Guy de Maupassant, M. R. James, A. J. Allan, Guy Boothby, Jerome K. Jerome and many more giants of the piterary world contribute to this collection of tiny tales which pack a huge punch.
Fairy tales and stories ignite imagination, fuel our dreams and delight us with their wonderful adventures. The classic stories in this compilation have been specially selected for their ability to let us dream, by sending us into fantastic worlds, full of lively characters and endless possibilities. Discover or let your children discover these essential fantastic stories and share the pleasure of narration.
“If you really want to know a people, start by looking inside their bedrooms," says Shereen El Feki, who traveled through the Middle East for five years, talking to people about sex. While those conversations reflected rigid norms and deep repression, El Feki also discovered that sexual conservatism in the Arab world is a relatively new thing. She wonders: could a re-emergence of public dialogue lead to more satisfying, and safer, sex lives?
Join Jack Daniels, her partner Herb Benedict, private eye Harry McGlade, and part-time criminal Phineas Troutt, in more Jacqueline “Jack” Daniels thrillers....
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Fifteen dark tales by USA Today best-selling author J.R. Rain. "Vampire Nights": Samantha Moon meets someone unexpected on a late-night trip to Denny's, someone who seems to know all her secrets and has all the answers. "Book Burning": Two brothers find themselves on a late-night mission to burn a legendary book of supposed dark powers. "The Silo": The land is dying and crops are failing. The city of Wheatopia is in the middle of the worst drought in recent memory - that is, until a city slicker and his too-thin wife arrive in town.... Plus 12 more!
For the uninitiated, the quinceaera celebrates the passage of a 15-year-old girl into adulthood: It's a bit bat mitzvah with a dash of debutante ball, and loaded with the same potential for hilarity and adolescent angst. In this original anthology, 15 of the brightest and funniest Latino writers, men and women alike, share their own memories of these moving and often absurd extravaganzas - tales of that unique form of familial humiliation that is borne of the best intentions, fierce love, and the infectious joy of parents finally allowing their little girl to grow up.
15 Dark Tales by USA Today best-selling author, J.R. Rain:
"Teeth" - What happens when a child is born with a rare throwback gene, a gene that produces two exceptionally long teeth?
Fifteen hot, adults-only sex stories of crazy, twisted lust in foreign lands, with same sex partners, in groups, for kinks. This erotica short story collection brings you a wide variety of sex stories. This includes: "Caribbean Beach Romeo:" Beth just wanted to lay in the sun and feel sorry for herself. Romeo, his lilting accent, gleaming black skin, and muscular body, convinces Beth her sex appeal continues. And many more....
Fifteen humorous stories by W. W. Jacobs, set on board sailing boats, schooners, barges, and around the docks and quays of London and the South Coast.
Fifteen of the hottest erotic shorts by Lanora Ryan, Ginger James, and Vivian Lee Fox. This collection has it all. Lesbian, group, paranormal, threesome, reluctant anal, and of course, a few of Ginger James' first-time experiences.
Es herrscht eine furchtbare Dürre, alle Flüsse sind ausgetrocknet und die Quellen versiegt. Die Sioux müssen fortziehen...
Brian Jay Jones tells Jim Henson's personal story, revealing the man behind the Muppets. The book by Jones is titled simply Jim Henson: The Biography. Then Bob talks with Stephen Christy about one of Henson's lesser known works. Tale of Sand is a Jim Henson-written screenplay that was eventually released as a graphic novel.
Brüder Grimm: "Die 15 schönsten Märchen":
Congresswoman Barbara Lee talks about her life, her inspirations and the role she has played in American politics. Next, a conversation with Barton Biggs of Traxis Partners on his book A Hedge Fund Tale of Reach and Grasp...or what’s a Heaven for? Finally, a conversation with Jay Bilas of ESPN on the NCAA basketball tournament.
Die drei Freunde Tinus, Raffi und Ulli freunden sich mit dem Erfinder Professor Öchsli an, der gerade an seinerMäh-Press-Farb-Streich-Maschine, genannt "Der flotte Oskar", arbeitet. Die Farbwerke "Streich&Co." sind an dieser Erfindung interessiert und versuchen, Herrn Öchsli den "flotten Oskar" abzukaufen, jedoch ohne Erfolg.
Im Wunderwald ist sportlicher Wettkampf angesagt. Jeder will Glöckchens Kissen aus Elfenhaar gewinnen...
Im Sonnensystem werden Raumschiffe der Leonen geortet. General Forbett gibt höchste Alarmstufe...