Journey to the West is one of the Chinese Noble Classics.
In ancient China a magical monkey appears, creating chaos everywhere he goes. The only way to put his tricks and talents to good use is to make him protector of Xuanzang, a young and handsome monk determined to travel from China to India in search of precious scriptures. Monkey and his fellow disciples, Piggy and Sandy, have to protect Xuanzang from monsters and demons who think they can live forever just by taking bites out of the monk.
In AD 476 the Roman Empire fell - or rather, its western half did. Its eastern half, which would come to be known as the Byzantine Empire, would endure and often flourish for another 11 centuries. Though its capital would move to Constantinople, its citizens referred to themselves as Roman for the entire duration of the empire's existence.
"Just a delight for anyone interested in history !"
This is a story about an amazing man. Yet it is also everyone's story about belief - how it begins, how it grows, and the struggles associated with it. Walking from East to West is a heartfelt personal story of one man's discovery that God is the author of our destinies, no matter how dark the shadows that hide the light.
"Life Changing Book!"
The US Government's Paranormal Branch has learned Missy's secret and followed most of her activities. They have her FBI friend join their team, telling him that other supernaturals also exist but Missy is the only female werecat. They want Missy to go on to West Point and tell him that "being a vigilante is not what we want for this girl."
"It was alright book to listen to"
Ravi Zacharias was born in India and has literally moved from the East to the West and the West to the East and repeated the cycle again and again to answer skeptics' questions about whether God is alive, who Jesus is, what is truth, and whether we can really find absolutes. Ravi has spoken of his own journey only in bits and pieces in his other books and talks.
As winter settles over the ranch, the Engstrom brothers are much on the mind of Cassie Lockwood. The way Lucas smiles at her should set her heart to tripping. But it doesn't. Shouldn't there be some attraction to him if they are going to be married? His vow to make her love him does not seem to be working, no matter how considerate and charming he is. Ransom Engstrom is another matter. After Cassie's train trip to a shooting competition, she realizes she misses Ransom more than Lucas.
Mild-mannered sheep farmer Albert Stark is fed up with the harsh life of the American frontier, where it seems everything and anything can kill you: Duels at high noon. Barroom brawls. Poisonous snakes. Cholera-infected drinking water. Tumbleweed abrasion. Something called “toe-foot.” Even a trip to the outhouse. Yes, there are a million ways to die in the wild, wild West, and Albert plans to avoid them all. Some people think that makes him a coward. Albert calls it common sense.
"Prepare to constantly adjust your volume"
For over 150 years the image of western bad men has thrilled readers and filled movie screens. Who hasn't heard of Jesse James, the Dalton Brothers, Black Bart, or Belle Starr? They are as much a part of American folklore as George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt. There's something about the west that has brought out the best, and the worst, in mankind. The funny thing is, a cult following has developed around many of these bandits, making them out to be something they weren't.
When Al Marracotta, Mafia boss, takes a week’s vacation in Key West, he looks forward to days of sun, sex, and seafood. Alan Tuschman, New Jersey furniture salesman, is a reluctant tourist. He has won a week in Key West for his sales record. But they have something in common: vanity license plates that read BIG AL. So when two goons are sent to ruin Big Al’s vacation, it’s not long before they target the wrong guy. Between the frustrated henchmen and the baffled Als, each chapter grows loonier than the last. And with the addition of a romantic wild card, the tough guys’ schemes are tempered....
"Not his absolute best, but great anyway."
Over the course of the past few decades, Allen West has had many titles bestowed on him, among them Lt. Colonel, U.S. Representative, "Dad", and Scourge of the Far Left. He rose from humble beginnings in Atlanta where his father instilled in him a code of conduct that would inform his life ever after. Throughout his years leading troops, raising a loving family, serving as Congressman in Florida's 22nd district, and emerging as one of the most authentic voices in conservative politics, West has never compromised the core values on which he was raise.
"Inspiring and heartfelt."
When everything you avoid, turns out to be exactly what you need. Easy and predictable, just the way he likes it, Blake Daniels flies through life the way he burns through women: on his terms, no regrets. With his fighting career in full swing, he's on the threshold of title contention. But when his training is compromised by injury, the stakes grow impossibly higher. The rage that fuels his punches also chips away at his focus, and he risks losing everything he cares about. He won’t let that happen. Not again.
"A GOOD SECOND IN THE SERIES"
To Have and Have Not is the dramatic story of Harry Morgan, an honest man who is forced into running contraband between Cuba and Key West as a means of keeping his crumbling family financially afloat. His adventures lead him into the world of wealthy and dissipated yachtsmen who throng the region, and involve him in a strange and unlikely love affair.
"Love Hemingway, Patton not so much"
It was the most famous bank robbery of all time, involving the legendary James-Younger gang's final shocking holdup - the infamous Northfield Raid - and the thrilling two-week chase that followed. Mark Lee Gardner, author of the critically acclaimed To Hell on a Fast Horse, takes us inside Northfield's First National Bank and outside to the streets as Jesse James and his band of outlaws square off against the heroic citizens who risked their lives to defeat America's most daring criminals.
"The old west outlaw comes alive."
Lured by the promise of the gold rush, Cam Sutton leaves his cow-herding job for the gulches of the Black Hills. But his carefree journey is interrupted when he rescues Mary Bishop and her daughters from a stagecoach holdup. Cam accompanies them on their search for Mr. Bishop, only to discover that he's been murdered in Custer City, leaving behind a share of a lucrative gold mine to his family. Now Cam must find a way to escort the Bishops and their fortune home to Colorado. But greedy, cold-blooded killer Cotton Roach is fast on their heels.
My name is Rich Greene. I'm a triathlete, and my favorite of the three sports is swimming! If you are considering a long-distance swim, and especially a long-distance swim around Key West, I've written this book for you. In this audiobook, I'm going to give you 21 tips. These were some of the questions that I wanted to have answered before the race. Also included are questions that I wished I had asked that I hadn't! I hope you enjoy these tips and that you get a lot of benefit out of the pages that follow.
"These tips will help you succeed in your swim."
West answers the questions about human sexuality and marriage that he always encounters in the numerous adult audiences he addresses. He provides thoughtful responses that present Catholic Church teaching in a fresh, thoroughly appealing, and convincing manner.
Le fantastiche vicende di Scimmiotto d'Oro e del suo maestro, durante il lungo viaggio che dalla Cina li conduce alla casa del Budda, in Occidente, per il recupero dei Sutra, le tavole della legge buddista. Il protagonista, dal quale i manga giapponesi hanno tratto il loro indiscusso eroe del momento, è davvero eccezionale: dotato di capacità che lo rendono superiore a qualsiasi divinità nella quale si sia imbattuto, con l'eccezione del Budda e della Pus'a Kuan Yin, egli muta la sua tempra aggressiva in quella di un fervente sostenitore della regola celeste, sempre a modo suo, ovviamente.
Ever since Paulina Mars discovered she was gifted with supernatural powers, she had only known one life. That life was fighting for the good of the world alongside the Angels on the promise that they could resurrect her murdered family. However, everything that Paulina had ever believed was dramatically put in to doubt when a WereLion called Mark entered her life. She knew she should not get close to what was considered to be her enemy, but the charm of a lion is simply impossible to resist.
Liss is trying to chase her dreams on her own terms, but memories of Joe, her rock star ex, haunt her day and night. She fights for happiness and discovers a life she can call her own. How do you move on when your heart belongs to someone else? But when Joe and his band come back to town and back into her life, his presence reignites her passion for him and threatens to topple the delicate balance of her new existence.
"This story made me ANGRY at female lead! UGH!!!!!!"