In Taylor Anderson's acclaimed Destroyermen series, a parallel universe adds an extraordinary layer to the drama of World War II. Now, Lieutenant Commander Matthew Reddy, the crew of the USS Walker, and their allies battle an ever-growing host of enemies across the globe in a desperate battle for freedom.
"I want longer books!"
In Edwardian Britain, magic is real. And Masters of the Elements control Fire, Water, Air, and Earth... Mari Prothero has lived all her life with her father, Daffyd, in a tiny fishing village on the coast of Wales. Though Daffyd takes his boat out on the sea regardless of weather, Mari has learned not to fear for his safety, for her father is a Water mage. Mari knows that in her family, children are expected to marry at 18, to an appropriate stranger. She, however, has no intention of agreeing to any arranged marriage....
"Mercedes Lackey Delivers Again"
Lacy Snow wasn't looking for love when she met strikingly handsome and seductive Dane Braden. But how could she ignore the six-foot-three, darkly handsome god who tagged and researched sharks for a living - and made every nerve in her body tangle into an overly sensitive knot? Even her fear of sharks could not suppress their intense attraction.
Elena is lost in the shuffle between her three overachieving siblings. But now that she's on her own for a whole semester, she intends to keep the spotlight on herself - and Spain is just the place to do it. Once she starts living it up in tapas bars, lying out on the beach (even though it's November), and having a nice, long siesta smack-dab in the middle of every day, Elena finds that Spain is everything she hoped it would be. She's even met a to-fawn-over Spaniard, Miguel. But Elena has always been more comfortable writing plays than starring in them, and she's beginning to realize that keeping out of the spotlight has its perks too.
Swede escape! Calista Swanson has begun her study abroad semester in Stockholm, Sweden, and she couldn't be happier! There's finally some distance between her and the constant piano-playing of her annoying sister Suzanne. Calista and Suzanne are twins, but the only thing they have in common is their birth date.
"An old favorite"
Abby has always considered herself to be a little vanilla - sweet, plain, but not very exciting. So when she finds herself flying across the ocean to London, trying to forget her problems with her cheating ex-boyfriend and her overprotective parents, she figures her semester abroad is her chance to become one big hot fudge sundae.
For anyone who loves sailing and adventure, Arthur Ransome's classic Swallows and Amazons series stands alone. Originally published over a half-century ago, the twelve books are still eagerly read by children and adults alike - by all those captivated by the world of adventure and imagination. Such longevity is not only due to Ransome’s unparalleled gift of storytelling, but also his championing of qualities such as independence and initiative; virtues that appeal to every generation, whether young or old.
This week on Car Talk, Eleanor is about to head off on a 6-month 'round-the-world bike trip. She wants to know what she should do with her Mazda B2200 pick-up while she's gone. Tom and Ray want to know how she plans to pedal across several large bodies of water. Will either party be satisfied by the other's answers?
On 7 December 1941, four brothers exploring a pit on a small island off the coast of Washington state make an extraordinary discovery, only to be interrupted by news of Pearl Harbor. In the present, Juan Cabrillo, Captain of US spy-ship Oregon, chasing the remnants of a crashed satellite in the Argentine jungle, makes a shocking discovery of his own. His search to untangle the mystery leads him, first, to that small island and its secret, and then much farther back, to an ancient Chinese expedition, and a 500-year-old curse....
The Sea of Skeleton Voices is a part of Vanessa Chattman's poetry series books. This book is the seventh of the series. The Sea of Skeleton Voices briefly describes supernatural events and the extent of Vanessa Chattman's creative poetic storytelling in the form of suspenseful fiction.
Seventeen-year-old Nicole dreams of spending the rest of her life with her boyfriend Nate. So when she finds herself on her way to Paris to study abroad without him, she's less than thrilled. Paris is filled with cars that move at the speed of light, edible snails, and a language that Nicole can't speak or read. Worst of all, Nicole feels lost without Nate. She's not sure she's capable of finding joie de vivre on her own, but with the help of some new friends - and a certain handsome Frenchman - Nicole might find Paris as sweet as a cafe au lait after all.
While Marina's experiences at sea tell her she's in exactly the right place, her boyfriend wants her home in Vermont. And her distractingly cute Aussie boat mate couldn't disagree more. As the island heat rises, Marina must decide once and for all where her heart is - on land or at sea.
"Pleasant and enjoyable fun."
Nori Tanaka is thrilled to be studying abroad in Tokyo, Japan, but it isn't exactly what she had imagined. She expected tranquil gardens and swoopy-roofed houses, not concrete and neon. And everyone assumes that, with her traditional Japanese features, she's a native instead of the naive Japanese-American that she really is. Even Erik, a gorgeous German student, mistakes Nori for Japanese.
Siena Bernstein is leaving her yoga mat behind for a semester of study abroad in Munich. She's thrilled with the prospect of a German adventure (her horoscope is encouraging as well), but she hopes to make more than just her dreams come true while she's there. Siena's dad, who passed away when she was a baby, kept a "Carpe Diem" list - sort of his top-ten adventurous things to do.
Cat Wilcox has left chilly Boston for sunny Mexico and a summer of girl bonding with her best friend, Sabrina. But Sabrina has a surprise. She is accompanied by her boyfriend - a boyfriend Cat didn't even know existed. So rather than Sabrina and Cat spending their study-abroad semester working together at the orphan school building site, Cat expects she'll be hammering nails all by her lonesome. Then she meets Aidan.
Ruby is a dark-skinned beauty working the lower town of the city as a tavern maid. She dreams of the fast life on the seven seas, of romance and gold and all the treasure she can find. She refuses to die by disease like the rest of the world. It's then that Ruby encounters the captain of a famous pirate crew and she embarks on her new journey across the world. Driven by a passion for treasure and a longing for the captain Ruby finds herself in grave danger amidst the ocean.
"Romance Novels for Women"
Studying abroad isn't at all like Kelly thought it would be. Instead of shopping for fine Italian leather and living in an apartment with a view of the Colosseum, she is stuck in a stuffy dorm room with three other girls, and is sharing one shower with the entire floor! This is not the bella Roma that she'd dreamed of. But there is one part of Italy that Kelly doesn't mind - Joe, a really cute guy who's in the study abroad program too.
Tale Of The Seven Seas is the only book that covers the history of the short-lived marine park in Arlington, Texas. The book starts with the park's conception, follows its construction, and covers each year of its existence in strong detail.
This delightful audio is ideal for preschool children. In it, 47 beavers come to life through the imaginative rendition of two narrators. Lovers of Veggietales will enjoy this story of beavers who are lost at sea. Just 15 minutes long, the story is first read by Greg Whalen, who easily captures attention with a dramatic delivery. Then the author reads the same story in a singsong and whimsical tone, creating a different mood.
In her effort to be "fairest in the land", a jealous and evil queen attempts to be rid of her beautiful stepdaughter, Snow White. When she escapes, she takes refuge in the seaforest cottage of the seven hermit crabs.