Rome didn’t fall at the hands of drunken, belligerent, animalistic hordes of visigoths, but to drunken, self-indulgent, pompous hordes of literary readers.
A Yucatan-based American tries to re-create the '50s-era market-tested USDA White Pan Loaf No. 1, and in doing so reveals how today's miracle food can become tomorrow's catastrophe.
There are two sides to every story. When Dylan first meets Zia, she's standoffish and indifferent, something he isn't used to when it comes to the opposite sex. When Zia offers to help him get out of his own way to meet girls with more than just a pretty face, he accepts, but his motives are not what Zia suspects.
Can you imagine going through life with only memories from the day in which you are living? This is the story of someone who deals with just that. He goes by the name of Jim.
Jay Porter, the newest employee at NorthEastern Insurance in New Hampshire, is investigating an accident claim when he learns the teenager behind the wheel was arrested for minor drug possession and sentenced to a hardcore behavioral modification center. At the county courthouse, Jay meets Nicki, a young college intern, who tips him off to a possible scandal - first-time juvenile offenders being shipped to private institutions for political kickbacks.
"A Different Sort of Hero"
If you've ever wanted to improve your ability to learn and memorize German vocabulary by 100%...200%...300% (or more) using simple skills you can learn in under an hour (or less), then this second edition of How to Learn and Memorize German Vocabulary may be the most important book you will ever hear. Believe it or not, it doesn't matter if you have a good memory or not.
Following the death of his 10-year-old son, physician Peter Croft embarks on a desperate, seemingly random search for a missing child, risking his sanity, even his life in a grief-induced quest. His journey propels him into the darkest reaches of human suffering and pits him squarely against an adversary whose own obsession defies all reason.
"u have to get th is book"
Near the end of the 21st century, corporations have replaced state and federal governments following a bitter civil war, making way for a rewritten Constitution and a new America. The planet is plagued by a runaway greenhouse effect and the once exotic diseases that come with it, exposing a dramatic rift between the untreated poor and the few who can afford a highly sophisticated regimen of nano-injections.
"Gem of a Story!"
In the year 2234, scientists have successfully achieved forward time travel. The Research Institute at Turtle Lake, North Dakota, has spent over 30 years working on the project. Lane Mason would be the first human to enter the capsule. And Lane knew when he volunteered for the project that he would never be able to return. When he exits the capsule in 3853 to find a brutal world where the human race has been enslaved by huge corporations, Lane regrets leaving the capsule.
"INVENTIVE AND ENTERTAINING!"
The Street Called Straight disrupts the lives of four secret service agents at the beginning of the Iraq war when their helicopter is shot down over Pakistan and they are held captive by Al Qaeda sympathizers.
When an old nemesis asks for his help to free a man from prison, a man he thinks is wrongly convicted of murder, Rick grabs at the chance to turn his life around. His investigation takes him from the wealthy enclave of La Jolla to the dark underbelly of San Diego. His quest fractures his friendship with his mentor, endangers his steady job, and draws the ire of the police chief who had tried to put Rick behind bars forever.
"A suspenseful and riveting story"
Noted marriage therapist and executive coach Jim Osterhaus takes the top 18 questions he's been asked the most and answers them for you in this book. Each chapter stands on its own, as couples search for answers to the challenges they face. After many of the chapters, you'll find very helpful, practical tips to help you understand your relationship better and begin the process of making it more fulfilling.
"How to have a great marriage"
The death and destruction wrought by Teutates, along with Allie Mae McCormick's deadly rage against David Hobbs and his family in Tennessee and Colorado, has almost been forgotten. The renowned "lovers' lane" ravine in the heart of Cades Cove rests quietly below moonlit skies at night, and John Running Deer can once again enjoy the seclusion of his Smoky Mountain residence - almost.
"A Welcome Return to Cades Cove"
The remarkable enterprise that was Moresnet was an unintended consequence of the Napoleonic Wars (1803 - 1815). Created as a triangle of neutral territory between Prussia and the Netherlands by the Congress of Vienna, Moresnet encapsulates the archetype of market anarchy.
"A fantastic piece of obscure but important history"
A teen's job is to be difficult and most do it really, really well. But what about you? You want to hug that hedgehog, right? But you don't want to get hurt. No problem. With entertaining stories and 12 principles that open the cages, unlock the doors, gently tear down those walls, and get you talking, How to Hug a Hedgehog explores everything from communication to what you might have missed on the teen "warning label".
"good advise boring narration."
In a frigid New Hampshire winter, Jay Porter is trying to eke out a living and maintain some semblance of a relationship with his former girlfriend and their two-year-old son. When he receives an urgent call that Chris, his drug-addicted brother, is being questioned by the sheriff about his missing junkie business partner, Jay feels obliged to come to his rescue. After Jay negotiates his brother's release from the county jail, Chris disappears into the night.
The Phineas Priesthood and the Guardians of Avebury Circle battle to save or destroy mankind. The Council of Elders use Imogene, daughter of Guardian Xantara, to instigate penalties against the world. Despite the efforts of Frank Carrington, British prime minister, world leaders will not agree to disarm and share their countries' wealth.
"Okay, but not as good as the first book!"
David and Miriam Hobbs celebrate their fifteenth anniversary in Gatlinburg, unaware that a violent wraith, Allie Mae, will follow them home on a determined quest for vengeance. Having survived this harrowing experience, David's new friend, John Running Deer, unwittingly aids the desecration of an ancient burial site while recovering Allie Mae's remains from a sacred Cades Cove ravine. What John hoped would be the final gesture of peace in giving her a proper burial turns out to be a terrible mistake.
"This tale of horror did the job for me!"
If America will survive and thrive in the future, we need our veterans to become the leaders and entrepreneurs who will rebuild our country. Veterans: Rebuild America offers a pathway for veterans who want to use their experiences and existing skills to thrive, find health, wealth, and peace of mind in the new economy.
The bodyweight exercises and training that you will find in this audiobook are proof that you do not need money to build a strong, lean, and muscular body. You can work out all your major muscle groups by choosing the right workout set for the day.