In This Changes Everything Naomi Klein argues that climate change isn’t just another issue to be neatly filed between taxes and health care. It’s an alarm that calls us to fix an economic system that is already failing us in many ways. Klein meticulously builds the case for how massively reducing our greenhouse emissions is our best chance to simultaneously reduce gaping inequalities, re-imagine our broken democracies, and rebuild our gutted local economies.
"Comprehensive, but Overly Long"
To all appearances, Zachary King is a man with luck on his side. A steady, well-paying job, a rent-free Manhattan apartment, and Hope, his stunning, blue-blooded fiancee: smart, sexy, and completely out of his league. But as the wedding day looms, Zack finds himself haunted by the memory of his best friend, Rael, killed in a car wreck two years earlier, and by his increasingly complicated feelings for Tamara, the beautiful widow Rael left behind.
The Element shows the vital need to enhance creativity and innovation by thinking differently about human resources and imagination. It is an essential strategy for transforming education, business, and communities to meet the challenges of living and succeeding in the 21st century.
"Listening to Sir Ken"
"Good guy book"
Two novellas in one hot volume. Erotic City: Las Vegas, from Pynk, continues the story of Milan Kennedy, owner of the Erotic City chain of swingers clubs. While she deals with her ex-professional boxer husband's cheating ways, her new Las Vegas venue is the setting for a hit reality television series about the swinger lifestyle. The Ex Chronicles: Everything Changes by Carol Taylor continues the stories of four close friends as they navigate the rough waters of falling back into drama with ex-lovers.
A shattered leg, kidney stones, and a lump diagnosed as hyperplasia. Times were tough, money was scarce, and the bills and frustrations were piling up. It was into this kind of stressed out life that God sent Todd and Sonja Burpo the interruption of a life-threatening illness and emergency surgery for their almost four-year-old son Colton - an interruption that included his unforgettable journey to heaven. How did they cope?
"Good, but not as good as the first book"
John Carlton slyly refers to himself as “the most ripped-off writer on the Web”, and no one on the inside of the online business world disagrees. Other marketers also call John “the most respected writing teacher alive", and the list of well-known marketers who freely reference John as their primary mentor for writing sales messages is just staggering.
Juliana isn't looking for love. When she meets Michael, a prosecutor who sits next to her on a plane, Juliana has been dating Jeremy for 10 years. But Jeremy is hedging about marriage, and Michael promises to give her everything she's ever wanted in a relationship. Michael is supposed to be getting married. But he is drawn to Juliana in a way he never was to his beautiful but manipulative fiancée. When they get off the plane, Michael and Juliana can't tear themselves apart. But with desperate exes who won't let go, love at first sight is tested beyond endurance....
"Why can't judge a book by it's cover?"
What Brian McLaren sets forth in this provocative, unsettling work is a "form of Christian faith that is holistic, integral, balanced, that offers good news for both the living and the dying, that speaks of God's grace at work both in this life and the life to come, both to individuals and to societies and the planet as a whole."
The dark side of humanity is explored in this electrifying science fiction thriller in which an epidemic virus terrorizes the Earth. Causing its inhabitants to strike out on murderous rampages, the virus is caught through conversation and, once contracted, leads its host on a strange journey - into another world where the undead roam the streets of the smallest towns and largest cities, hungry for human flesh.
"Don't waste your credits or time."
Many Christians feel guilty when they think of reading the Bible. Though they want to love reading Scripture, they rarely have time for more than a few verses on the run. But the Bible is not meant to be a burden. It is the story of God’s passionate love for His children. It is also not a book of mystical incantations. It is a best friend offering counsel and companionship. And it is not a distant relic, but something very near. Near enough, in fact, to be every reader’s story. So how do Christians delight in this story?
"Guaranteed to touch the Soul of a Spirit Led Man"
Ellie Dare Lancaster is only eight years old, but the secret she carries stretches back four hundred years, to the doomed pioneer colony of Roanoke Island - and the dark pact made by her ancestor, Ananias Dare. Though her father has told Ellie of her heritage, and she knows she will one day become a Curse Keeper, she never dreamed how soon that day would come…or how dear a sacrifice her grim duty will demand.
Eliza is in a full-blown panic. Her notebook has been stolen - the one thatlists everything she wants but is afraid to go after. And the absolute worstperson in the world has it: her ex-boyfriend, Cooper. Like it's not enoughCooper was lying to Eliza for their entire relationship, now he and his friendsare blackmailing her; giving her just one night to complete the most humiliatingtasks on her list or they'll post her secrets online. Eliza's sure of one thing:she isn't going down without a fight. Cooper may have what's left of herdignity, but she's not the only one with something to hide.
"A one night story"
We seem to have given up on any serious effort to prevent catastrophic climate change. Exposing the work of ideologues on the right who know the challenge this poses to the free market all too well, Naomi Klein also challenges the failing strategies of environmental groups. It's time to stop running from the full implications of the crisis and begin to embrace them.
We've all had "aha!" moments in our lives, times when a sudden revelation surprises us with insight. According to pastor and best-selling author Kyle Idleman, we can experience this same kind of "aha!" in our spiritual lives. With everyday examples and trademark testimonies, Idleman draws on Scripture to reveal how three key elements can draw us closer to God and change our lives for good. Awakening to the reality of our true spiritual condition, we see ourselves and our need for a Savior with renewed honesty.
Family life can be like a road trip-filled with unpredictable challenges, problems, and situations that try your patience. While no family is perfect, do you ever wonder how some families seem to more effectively manage the challenges than others? Are there really secrets to how to do this thing called "parenting"? In fact, there are.
Herbert Cooper was headed down a very different road, living a reckless lifestyle that would have destroyed him in the end, but God had a different plan. He heard the gospel at a Fellowship of Christian Athletes meeting, at which he wasn't even supposed to be, and he gave his life to Christ. Two words changed Cooper's life: But God.
The Occupy Wall Street movement named the core issue of our time: the overwhelming power of Wall Street and large corporations—something the political establishment and most media have long ignored. But the movement goes far beyond this critique. In this volume, the editors of YES! magazine bring together voices from inside and outside the protests to convey the issues, possibilities, and personalities associated with the Occupy Wall Street movement.
Regarded as one of the finest journalists of her generation, Mamie Baird Magnusson's whole life was a celebration of words - words that she fought to retain in the grip of a disease which is fast becoming the scourge of the 21st century. Married to writer and broadcaster Magnus Magnusson, they had five children of whom Sally is the eldest.
"Very much appreciated."
Wayne Dyer is one of the greatest speakers alive and a man with a very different view of money and wealth than most normal entrepreneurs. Deeply spiritual and yet hugely pragmatic in his advice and philosophy, Wayne Dyer is simply one of the most inspirational people alive today.
"Poor sound quality"