Sarah Vowell exposes the glorious conundrums of American history and culture with wit, probity, and an irreverent sense of humor. With Assassination Vacation, she takes us on a road trip like no other, a journey to the pit stops of American political murder and through the myriad ways they have been used for fun and profit, for political and cultural advantage.
"extremely entertaining and informative"
Scrub isn’t happy about having to spend the summer with his hippie grandmother in “Middle of Nowhere,” Washington. When he arrives at her Intergalactic Bed & Breakfast, he’s not surprised by its 1960s-meets-Star Wars decor, but he is surprised by the weird-looking guests. It turns out that each room in the inn is a portal and his grandma is the gate-keeper, allowing aliens to vacation on Earth. She desperately needs Scrub’s help with disguising the tourists as humans. As if that weren’t difficult enough, the town sheriff is already suspicious of Granny.
It's time for another wild and erotic adventure. This time the destination is Amsterdam. Yes it's me, your old pal, Edward, AKA EH Watson. I'm back again on another transsexual odyssey. This time, you can listen and join me as I recount multiple adventures that took place over the course of just two days in Amsterdam during early September of 2013.
When Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose follow a pale, dark-haired stranger into Ellie's Diner, he vanishes! But Ellie has a cut on her neck...or could it be a bite? Could there really be a vampire in Green Lawn? And could Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose be his next victims?
In their first adventure as Master Librarians, Jack and In their first adventure as Master Librarians, Jack and Annie go to the city of Pompeii to bring back an ancient story that is in danger of being lost forever. Little do they know they are saving the myth of Hercules! But before they can find it, the town's volcano erupts in a mighty explosion. Just when things look hopeless, Jack and Annie get some unexpected help from a certain mythic hero...and the rest, as they say, is history.
A carefree summer in Deadhampton turns lethal when the tide washes in the body of Clea, an investigative journalist whose passions included environmental issues and more than her share of boyfriends. The suspects are all in 12-step programs, but somebody's not abstaining from murder. Soon Bruce, Jimmy and Barbara are up to their necks in sleuthing. As the summer heats up, secrets and lies start buzzing around this dream vacation like flies at a beach picnic. Bruce must find answers by Labor Day without getting himself killed.
It’s finally summer vacation! But instead of hanging out with his friends and playing with his dogs, Charlie Joe Jackson has to face his worst fear: academic summer camp. Camp Rituhbukkee is exactly how Charlie Joe pictured it: books and nerds as far as the eye can see. It’s like permanent opposite day, where the dorks are the cool kids and the cool kids are the losers. But Charlie Joe is determined to convince the entire camp to hate reading and writing - one genius at a time. Can he pull it off? Or will he - gasp! - turn into one of them?!?!
It really can be an endless summer — if you’re immortal. Though a vampire would be ill-advised to take a cruise to Bermuda, the possibilities for getting away from it all — and maybe snacking on some unsuspecting tourist — are many.
"The Perfect Listen for a Vacation Getaway..."
Feeling broke and battered? We know the feeling - heck, everyone knows it. According to the Wall Street Journal, 110 million Americans have bad credit - almost 50% of the adult population. But we don't have to be depressed or discouraged about it. There is life after bad credit. In fact, there's even life during bad credit. This expert guide is your ticket to a better life once again.
"Not bad for someone going into bad credit"
Lola Lago va a pasar unos días en Tossa de Mar, en la Costa Brava. Durante el viaje conoce a Magnus Nilsson, un sueco que ha sido víctima de una estafa immobiliaria internacional. Lola le ofrece su ayuda para encontrar a los estafadores.La responsable de una agencia de detectives privados tendrá que hacer frente no solo a los casos que se le presentan, sino también a las dificultades de ser mujer en un mundo reservado tradicionalmente a los hombres.
"Great way to learn Spanish"
After a global crisis causes crops to fail and species to disappear, something even more deadly happens. Masses around the world suddenly become predators, feeding off their own kind. These “Can Heads” grow to such a threat that fences, gated compounds, and SWAT style police protection become absolutely necessary to live.
No one ever believes their dream vacation can instantly turn into a tragic nightmare...until it's too late. Some tourists vanish without a trace. Over 170 people have disappeared from cruise ships around the world since 1995, several under very suspicious circumstances. Others have their lives senselessly stolen, like the 8-year-old boy sucked into an unprotected pool drain at a major resort, leaving his mother crying out his name as security staff held her at gunpoint.
A breakthrough book about the actual realistic value of purchasing flexible vacation ownership as a catalyst to make us enjoy our life and commit to taking time to go on vacation. The positive benefits such ownership can have on our family, relationships with our partner and our friends that can improve our overall quality of life. This audiobook demonstrates the economic logic in owning versus renting our vacations in a practical discussion.
In A Nuclear Family Vacation, husband-and-wife journalists Nathan Hodge and Sharon Weinberger hit the road to explore the secretive world of nuclear weaponry. Weaving together first-class travel writing and crack investigative journalism, the pair pursues both adventures and answers: Why are nuclear weapons still on hair-trigger alert? Is there really such a thing as a suitcase nuke? And which nuclear power plants are most likely to be covers for weapons programs?
"Nuclear weapons discussed by June Cleaver"
Are you holding yourself back from growing your business by working too hard? If your business isn't growing as fast as you want it to and you're not living the lifestyle of your dreams, there's only one reason: you don't have the right system! Systems work without you - and the right system could grow your business 10x or more!
"This is all super basic fluff"
All Samantha wanted for Christmas truly was a hot guy who would love her with all his heart and every inch of his hard body. Instead, she got a box set of Game of Thrones. She is fed up with her job and with being single. Her plan to spend her vacation watching TV and doing nothing else (she needed some down time) changes when she has the impulse to visit her friend Lisette in Maine.
Candy Kavana's previously quiet, unsatisfying life has been tipped on its head. So is it any surprise when friends gift her with a swingers' vacation? She chooses to take John, who has been frequenting her bed (and her thoughts) more and more often even though she's bound and determined to live her new, erotic life to its fullest.
"Hot Story with a Sexy Voice!"
My troublemaker cousin was trapped in Transratania! And before I could even squeak, my sister, Thea, dragged me along on her rescue mission. Little did we know that Transratania is the land of vampire bats! Holey cheese, bats give me goose bumps!
Fishing for piranhas in the Amazon, getting stoned at Fijian kava ceremonies, and witnessing the ancient ritual of land diving on Pentecost Island is the stuff of National Geographic cover stories - and Nevin Martell’s childhood vacations. His family’s globetrotting took them from the South Pacific to South America and many points nowhere in between.
"A historical memoir of family adventure"
Sarah Greggor is back on the air talking to first time swingers, and her guest is Janice, a lovely, hot wife with the body of a nymph. She’s on the wildly popular "Wife Swap Chronicles" radio show to discuss the vacation she took with her husband. The couple found themselves on a clothing optional beach with a couple so sexy that a wife-swapping party was anything but optional.