The Extravaganza of the Seas is a 5,000 ton cash cow, a top-heavy tub whose sole function is to carry gamblers three miles from the Florida coast, take their money, then bring them back so they can find more money.
"Probably the funniest book I've ever read or heard"
Stephanie Plum might not be the world's greatest bounty hunter, but she knows when she's being played. Ken Globovic (aka Gobbles), hailed as the Supreme Exalted Zookeeper of the animal house known as Zeta fraternity, has been arrested for beating up the dean of students at Kiltman College. Gobbles has missed his court date and gone into hiding. People have seen him on campus, but no one will talk. Things just aren't adding up.
"Stephanie is back -- A great installment"
Someone has been stealing feed out of the feed shed, and Hank knows that it's his job to do whatever he can do to help nab the culprit. So when Slim sets a live-animal trap in the shed, Hank takes it upon himself to check it in the middle of the night. Unfortunately, the trap is a little trickier than Hank anticipated, and in the process of his investigation Hank manages to get himself...well...trapped.
Stephanie Plum faces her toughest case yet as the blockbuster series from number-one New York Times best-selling author Janet Evanovich continues in Tricky Twenty-Two! A fast-paced mystery with sizzling romantic tension between Stephanie Plum; her on-again-off-again boyfriend, Joe Morelli; and the magnetic, dangerous Ranger.
Raised in a loving Catholic family in Denver, Martin Moran was a star student who imagined that he’d one day become a U.S. senator. When he was twelve years old, a camp counselor seduced him, initiating a sexual relationship that would last three years - and haunt Moran’s life for decades. He discovered a passion for acting and built a career that would take him to Broadway, but only when Moran finally tracked down and confronted his abuser thirty years later could he finally forgive himself for someone’s else trespass.
"Deeply moving story."
In Tricky Twenty-Two, the 22nd book in Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum series, Stephanie Plum finds even more adventure in her seemingly boring life. Working as a bounty hunter for her cousin Vinnie's bail bond business, she encounters some interesting characters. This time, these charades put Stephanie in the middle of a triple murder investigation. How will this end? Will her life be in danger? In this book, Stephanie experiences everything from the odd to the dangerous.
"The Tricky Etiquette of Co-Working Spaces" is from the November 05, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Henry Alford and narrated by Paul Ryden.
Farmer Brown does not like Halloween, so he draws the shades, puts on his footy pajamas, and climbs into bed. But do you think the barnyard animals have any respect for a man in footy pajamas? No, they do not. For them the Halloween party has just begun. And we all know these critters far prefer tricks over treats. There are big surprises in store for Farmer Brown!
A majority of clothes these days are made anywhere but in the United States. And in this era of local pride and nationalistic fervor, that has become a political liability.
Alt-right or white supremacy? Disgruntled conservative millennials or neo-Nazis? These are the questions media groups and pundits wrestle with as they seek to make sense of the “alt-right” phenomenon, which vaulted into the national spotlight after the election of Donald Trump.
Back in 2012, a Tennessee mom named Becky Basalone had an idea: What if Halloween could be made a little less tricky for kids with food allergies?
"Easy Riding, Tricky Reporting" is from the July 12, 2016 Sports section of The New York Times. It was written by Ian Austen and narrated by Fleet Cooper.
"Tricky Ted Cruz Turns on His Fellow Republicans" is from the Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Dana Milbank and narrated by Sam Scholl.
"Why a Business-Tax Overhaul Is So Tricky" is from the Economy section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Richard Rubin and narrated by Alexander Quincy.
"Bees Love Caffeine, Too — and Tricky Flowers Take Advantage" is from the October 20, 2015 Wild Card section of The Washington Post. It was written by Rachel Feltman and narrated by Sam Scholl.