For over three decades Diana Palmer has wowed Romance fans with passionate tales from America’s heartland. In Tough to Tame, listeners are transported to Jacobsville, Texas, where veterinarian Dr. Bentley Rydel works hard and has little time for the opposite sex. Into his world comes Cappie Drake, an assistant at the clinic where he works—and the woman who’s going to tame this hot-tempered Texan if it’s the last thing she does.
"What's with the Cover???"
How did Jon Scieszka get so funny, anyway? Growing up as one of six brothers was a good start, but that was just the beginning. Throw in Catholic school, lots of comic books, lazy summers at the lake with time to kill, babysitting misadventures, TV shows, jokes told at family dinner, and the result is Knucklehead. Part memoir, part scrapbook, this hilarious trip down memory lane provides a unique glimpse into the formation of a creative mind and a free spirit.
By 2002, The Streak - a historic 13-year run of consecutive wins by the Spartans, a high-school football team from Concord, California, that couldn't be beat - was still going strong. In this revised edition of When the Game Stands Tall, author Neil Hayes, who had unrestricted access to the De La Salle team, writes from the inside about the games, the players, and their visionary coach, Bob Ladouceur, who managed to amass the highest winning percentage in football history (.995) through standing for something greater than winning.
Kafka on the Shore follows the fortunes of two remarkable characters. Kafka Tamura runs away from home at 15, under the shadow of his father's dark prophesy. The aging Nakata, tracker of lost cats, who never recovered from a bizarre childhood affliction, finds his pleasantly simplified life suddenly turned upside down.
"Brilliant Meandering--what was in those brownies.."
Andi is short. And she has lots of wishes. She wishes she could play on the school basketball team, she wishes for her own bedroom, but most of all she wishes that her long-lost half-brother, Bernardo, could come and live in London where he belongs. Then Andi's biggest wish comes true and she's minutes away from becoming someone's little sister. As she waits anxiously for Bernardo to arrive from the Philippines, she hopes he'll turn out to be tall and just as crazy as she is about basketball. When he finally arrives, he's tall all right. Eight feet tall, in fact - plagued by condition called Gigantism....
"Great story and very funny"
Sarah, Plain and Tall, Skylark, and Caleb's Story, all unabridged and all performed beautifully by Academy Award-winning actress Glenn Close, make up this exquisite audio collection.
"Missing Skylark, but still excellent"
>"The greatest story ever told is more than just a cliche." God goes to great lengths to rescue lost and hurting people, and that is what The Story is all about: the story of the Bible, God's great love affair with humanity. Filled with intrigue, drama, conflict, and redemption, this dramatized audio download of Chapter 10 - "Standing Tall, Falling Hard" from The Story, NIV sweeps you into the stories, poems, and teachings of the Bible.
Nearly eight feet tall, Captain Bates arrives in Seville, Ohio, with his head sticking out of the train window. He and his wife - who is just as tall - are tired of being in the circus and are looking for a nice place to live. But is Seville big enough?
A spellbinding new instalment in the Long, Tall Texans series! Bestselling author Diana Palmer welcomes you back to Jacobsville to become reacquainted with Bentley Rydel. He lives hard and loves fiercely - but sometimes it takes the right woman to make a man a hero. This rugged Texan is going to be Tough to Tame!
The Tibbodnock gang shares three adventures. In Boris the Kitten, the three children are awakened by a mysterious thumping coming from the attic. And it won't go away! In The Mystery of the Missing Duck, one of the ducks at the farmhouse goes missing and the three young detectives work together to solve the mystery. In The Treasure in the Cave, Emilita, Bongo and Maddy lose their way in a cave as they hunt for a pirate's treasure.
Remember the Monster Stick? The greatest and most dangerous fishing-rod ever? What about Buck, who simply "ain't no ordinary dog"? Anyone who has seen the Lepp boys perform or read their book The Monster Stick will never forget them. In this recording, we revisit West Virginia with Bil Lepp as he tells some of the stories that made his brother, Paul, and himself repeat winners of the West Virginia State Liars Contest.
"This might be a good but not for me"