Her parents' death has left Kelsey Langton penniless - and responsible for the well-being of her younger sister, Jean. Kelsey knows that the only way to avert their doom is to allow herself to be sold at auction. Resigned to becoming the plaything of a well-heeled gentleman, she gets more than she bargained for.
Five short novels by five masters of military science fiction. It’s a war out there. In these pulse-pounding tales, the best (or worst) soldiers in the galaxy are pitted against powerful aliens on distant battlefields. Never-before-published stories about monsters, deadly combat tech, treachery, and honor.
"Cyborg and sci-fi military combination"
Four emotional and physically entangled couples explore the hopelessness of their involvements through their liaisons within the same motel room.
High-school senior Tyler Miller used to be the kind of guy who faded into the background. But ever since he got busted for spraying graffiti on the school, and spent the summer doing outdoor work to pay for it, he stands out like you wouldn't believe. His new physique attracts the attention of queen bee Bethany Milbury, who just happens to be Tyler's secret crush. And that sets off a string of events and changes that have Tyler questioning his place in the school, in his family, and in the world.
"maybe good for young adults"
A discussion about the political fallout from Hurricane Katrina with Richard Stevenson of The New York Times, Mike Allen of Time, and Mark Halperin, the Political Director of ABC News. Also from New Orleans, host of CNN's Anderson Cooper 360, Anderson Cooper.
Scared. Shocked. Depressed. These words describe the more than one million women worldwide who are diagnosed with breast cancer every year. But they also apply to the husbands, fathers, sons, brothers, and friends to whom cancer sufferers turn for support. Stand by Her is written to help these men be the very best supporters they can be, combining solid practical advice with emotional guidance based both on the author's personal experience and his extensive research.
A timeless collection of short stories about an imaginary small town, unified by the presence of Winesburg Eagle reporter George Willard, Winesburg, Ohio is, as H.L. Mencken said upon it's publication in 1919, "vivid, so full of insight, so shiningly life-like and glowing, that the book is lifted into a category all its own."
"Good stories, amateur narration"
You've probably heard the advice put on your own oxygen mask before assisting others. This is true both in airplanes and in classrooms. You have to take care of yourself before you can help someone else. If teachers are stressed out and exhausted, how can they have the patience, positive energy, and enthusiasm to provide the best instruction for students? Author Mike Anderson asked that question as a teacher himself, and the answers he found form the basis of The Well-Balanced Teacher.
Life for Josh isn't the easiest. He moved into a new school, attracted the wrath of Brenda, an opinionated and quite capable classmate who believes John is making up wild stories and passing them off as true. A school field trip to a local retirement home unearths a bit of the town's unspoken oral history. It seems Alice and Henry -- two teenagers who lived in Wagston long before Josh -- had run away causing embarrassment to their families. Josh is taken into the confidence of the corn leading him to a meeting with a long-dead Alice.
Michael and the whole Whad'Ya Know? gang will pack their overnight bags for a special show in Hartford, WI at the beautiful Schauer Center. (We hope the Wisconsin Auto Museum has parking for the Whad'Ya Knowmobile!) Guests include Milwaukee rockers Semi-Twang, Miss Slinger Speedway, Karri Finco, Dale Anderson of the Wisconsin Auto Museum, Jeff Bahls of the Horicon Marsh Bird Club and more!
Michael welcomes the "gangster of love" - music icon Ben Sidran. Ben performs songs from his new album, Don't Cry For No Hipster. And, Lyle Anderson chats about becoming a viral sensation with his Game of Thrones carillon performance! Plus, All the News That Isn't, Thanks for the Memos and the Whad'Ya Know? Quiz!
With this vintage edition of Whad'Ya Know?, it's another trip down memory lane that ends up in the Fox Valley of Wisconsin to visit Menasha! Blogger and author Frank Anderson tells Michael about the wickedness of the area, Joanne Kluessendorf offers a literal lay of the land, music from the Honky Tonk Twisters and Betsy Krizenesky shares the best way to eat Sturgeon Caviar! Plus, all the "Menashapolis" News That Isn't and two hilarious Fox Valley editions of the Whad'Ya Know? Quiz!
"The rise in UFO sightings is due to the increase in alien activity on Earth. The aliens are abducting people in larger numbers and it isn’t going to stop anytime soon," says an abductee who claims to be regularly visited by aliens from another solar system. What’s happening here? Mainstream scientists reject the phenomenon without a second thought. However, there is little doubt that many credible and stable people who report alien abductions are sincere. Dr. John Edward Mack investigated over 800 claimed abductees and spent countless hours with these individuals....
"GREAT Content, HORRIBLE Sound Quality"
During Christmas, four ghosts intervene in the life of an odious, greedy, hard hearted, miser to save him from eternal damnation.
A doctor desires to attempt something that has never been done before, to hypnotize someone as they die. He does. And, frightful consequences ensue.
Nathaniel Hawthorne's classic masterpiece The Scarlet Letter is set in 17th century Salem, Massachusetts, and concerns the public condemnation of Hester Prynne, who bears an illegitimate child. However, the story is not about adultery, nor is it specifically about sin. Rather it traces the effect of actual and symbolic sin on the mind and spirit of each character.
SonicMovies are premium audios with strong vocal performances enhanced by music and sound effects to such an extent they sound like movies. Included here are 13 tales from H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allan Poe, and more.
Devoted to the travels of Mike and his next door neighbor Denny! From the time of living in the country, to moving moving to town and first meeting Denny, to sling-shotting Denny's cousin into space, this is a recording for every kid! Includes: "Hey Didle Diddle", "Peas", "The New School", "The Return of the Poultrygeist", and "Riding Trees".
In conversational, professional storyteller's cadence, Mike Anderson communicates a wealth of vivid, down-home imagery--perfect for kids! Stories include genuine imitation Davy Crockett hats, 25-cent movies, Schwinn Sting Ray bicycles, October moons, and crawdad fishing next to a graveyard.
"Great Sled Race"
One night, while dumping a corpse in a secluded, marshy, swamp, a serial killer unexpectedly discovers love and horror.