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"
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..."
When Anna Williams lands a spot on the Vacation Bride reality show, she's hoping to give her sick father a break from the Milwaukee winter, not win a rich husband. Which is good, because the hunky maintenance man whose broad shoulders and clear blue eyes have caught her attention is neither rich nor part of the contest, is he?
"I liked quite a bit about this listen"
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.
Join these two committed lovers on a journey through a beautiful romance, heart-pounding sex, and so much more as they add one more to their pairing, making it the perfect vacation for three!
"Not what I'd hoped"
Life's a beach . . . and then you're undead? In this must-have collection, five of today's hottest writers tell supernatural tales of vacations gone awry. Lost luggage is only mildly unpleasant compared to bunking with a witch who holds a grudge. And a sunburn might be embarrassing and painful, but it doesn't last as long as a curse. Of course, even in the most hellish of situations, love can thrive.... From light and funny to dark and creepy, these stories have something for everyone. You definitely won't want to leave this collection at home!
"What a Pleasant Surprise!"
Beth Riley wasn't looking for commitment. She thought a hot no-strings-attached vacation fling would help her forget her latest dating disaster, and the sexy guy she'd met on the plane seemed like a perfect candidate. But Matt wasn't what she expected.
"I LOVED THIS SO MUCH!!!"
For those of you that have blended families or have ever taken a family camping trip, the Rizzos' attempt at bonding will take you down memory lane. This hilarious story is full of family chaos, colorful characters, crazy antics and lively adventures. As a newly blended family, the Rizzos attempt to bond during a camping trip, following the advice of their family therapist.
"Not my cup of tea."
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?
Posey's classroom is abuzz with everyone's travel plans for the upcoming spring break. But Posey is worried: instead of going away for their vacation, her mom says they are going to have a "lazy vacation" at home. What if lazy actually means boring? Fortunately, the next few days are anything but: there are pancakes for dinner, a loose tooth, a sleepover with her friends, and a new bike without training wheels!
Once you learn how to fit 2-hour vacations and regular leisure time into your life, you will be better at switching into a "vacation mindset" and become more efficient at relaxing. A lot of us work too much without taking enough time to recover. This is unfortunate because taking time off improves our health, relationships, and our thinking. Additionally, studies indicate that when we do return to work, after leisure time, we are more efficient and productive than we were before.
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.
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.
After struggling through rough waters, Kaylee Daniels emerges victorious. Her relationship with Alexis is stronger and more intimate than ever. She and her son, Ryan, have been enfolded into a loving, accepting family. Work continuous to be challenging yet fulfilling. Kaylee and Alexis' love for each other faces criticism from none other than Brad, Alexis' brother, giving rise to disturbing questions from Ryan. Then a bigger threat surges.
"real life drama and hot sex"
Vacationing in places like Myrtle Beach and Miami Beach can be exciting, but when you consider the costs of lodging and food in such high-profile areas, it isn't usually affordable to budget travelers. onsider searching for lesser-known beaches. Are the Outer Banks too expensive? Take a look at southern North Carolina beaches instead. They're less crowded, and they offer much lower prices.
Every winter, Cunningham and Jonathan fly the company to Aspen for a week of snow and fun. Elle's never been on the slopes, but she's too embarrassed to admit it, especially when Cunningham seems to be (finally) falling for her. One lie leads to another. Despite cramming in private snowboarding lessons, Elle can't stop the men from realizing she's in over her head. Cunningham orders her dragged into the trees for punishment, where he, Jonathan, and Nolan are joined by a brawny stranger.
After battling monsters all night, a sleepy Princess in Black decides that she needs a vacation. After all, the Goat Avenger, a new hero who looks oddly familiar, has offered to protect the goats while she takes a much needed break. The very next day Princess Magnolia rides her bicycle to the seaside, where the air is salty, the sun is shiny, and the sea is as blue as monster fur. But just as Princess Magnolia is about to take a nap on her hammock, she hears a ROAR! Seriously? A monster? On the perfect beach? Impossible!
Always dreamed of going to Disney World? You can! Think the Caribbean is out of reach? It’s not! We’ve compiled the advice and suggestions from many vacation experts and added some of our own experiences as well to give you this comprehensive guide to taking a family vacation on a budget! We’ll show you different ways to save money on airfare, hotels, transportation, and eating.
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?!?!