Dylan Townsend stands on the beach watching commercial jets fall out of the sky like oak leaves twirling in the wind. A wing shears off the one closest to the shore just before it splashes down in the sea. Why was she telling him this outlandish story? What sort of tourist agency would offer people a front row seat to the end of the world? More importantly, why would anyone book such a vacation if there wasn't any way home afterward?
"One of the better books........"
All the money in the world doesn't mean a thing if we can't get out of bed. And the healthiest body in the world won't stay that way if we're frazzled about five figures' worth of debt. Today show financial expert Jean Chatzky and the Cleveland Clinic's chief wellness officer, Dr. Michael Roizen, explain the vital connection between health and wealth - giving listeners all the tactics, strategies, and know-how to live longer, healthier, more lucrative lives.
"A Complete Guide"
America's favorite doctors Michael Roizen and Mehmet Oz cover pregnancy from conception to birth. No matter how much you've read, watched, studied, or talked about this amazing biological journey, you have never heard anything like this.
"A Good Read if You are Having a Child"
In 1989 Karl Blaine and his wife Fiona traveled to Nepal to climb Mt. Everest with their college friend Zachary. Only Zachary came back alive. Two decades later, in 2009, a French climbing expedition discovers Karl's frozen remains. Of the five man party who finds Karl, only the Sherpa guide makes it down alive. He brings with him a whooper of a ghost story no one can believe.
It's hard to look at the headlines, see the continuing turmoil in the Middle East and the decline of society here in the United States, and not think that we are living in the end times. The prophetic stories of the Bible seem to be happening right in front of our eyes today as we see what is happening around the world. Scripture tells us that we do not know the day nor the hour when Christ will return, but that we should recognize the signs of His imminent return and be prepared.
Since the Renaissance, Julius Caesar has been idolized as a superman. There is no doubt that Caesar was an extraordinary man. But as General Fuller points out, Caesar was more extraordinary for his reckless ambition, matchless daring, and ruthless tyranny than for his skills as a military commander. Caesar continually had to extricate himself from the results of mistaken judgments. His unpremeditated Gallic conquest was just one of Fuller's many examples.
C.F. McGlashan was the newspaper publisher of the local paper in Truckee, California, the closest town to the Donner Pass. McGlashan interviewed the survivors of the Donner Party, gathered artifacts and amassed an enormous amount of secondary information. Over an 18 month period, McGlashan published serialized articles in his paper and turned his articles into a book. History of the Donner Party is considered the definitive account of one of the most notorious treks in American history.
"Good story, bad reading."
In this original audio program that will be a must-listen to the millions of You: On a Diet fans, Doctors Roizen and Oz bring their trademark style to the task of motivating and managing listeners as they adopt the 30-minute daily walk regimen at the heart of the YOU fitness philosophy.
"walks are not marked on audio"
The #1 New York Times best seller Body for Life helped hundreds of thousands of people the world over to build stronger bodies and enjoy a higher quality of life. Now Dr. Pamela Peeke, best-selling author of Fight Fat After Forty, adapts the unique insights of the Body for Life program to the specific hormonal, metabolic, and physiological requirements of women so they can achieve the same rapid, life-transforming results.
"Body for Life for Women"
Forced to hyperjump during a brutal ambush, Sara Lorelle, navigator of the Venture, the last human colony ship, discovers a terrible truth: They've jumped to somewhere that shouldn't exist. Trapped inside a pocket universe known only as Hollow Space, where technology inexplicably fails, Sara and her crew have to face the lethal politics of their only destination, Haven - a decrepit station, home to deadly aliens and rival factions that soon sees the Venture crew up to their necks in danger.
"Firefly Meets Babylon 5/Galactica/Star Wars Hybrid"
Everyone wants to live longer and feel younger. The information and exercises in You: Breathing Easy will teach listeners both to develop healthier, easier breathing techniques and to implement meditation and relaxation practices that will help them breathe easier in all aspects of their lives.
"Interesting, very little about breathing."
Mehmet Oz and Michael Roizen, two powerhouse doctors in both the medical profession and in the media, have made a virtual cottage industry around the YOU series. They team up once again to bring us this updated edition of You: The Owner's Manual - the audio you should listen to before you listen to any other audio book.
Forty breathtaking short stories of gripping adventures, secrets and strange conspiracies. 'The Dust That Was Barren' by P. C. Wren. 'The Deserter' by Stacy Aumonier. 'The Lighthouse on Shivering Sand' by J. S. Fletcher. 'The Secret of the Smoked Spectacles' by William Le Queux. 'The 39 Steps' by John Buchan. 'Three Pennyworth of Luck' by Basil Murray. 'The Secret of Dr. Vaux’s Intrigue' by William Le Queux. 'A Thread of Scarlet' by J. J. Bell. 'How I Became a Secret Agent' by Dr. A. K. Graves.
Stealing tea cups and saucers from the Titanic wreck site is not an easy task. Doing it without getting your feet wet is even harder. Dexter Knight and his two mismatched partners have managed to do it, but are finding it difficult to turn their acquisitions into cold hard cash. When one such sale goes horribly awry, they wind up hijacked, along with their technology.
"Of course I liked it"
Over 50 great classic short stories, each around 20 minutes in length - perfect for short journeys, bedtime listening and those moments in between.... 'The Khitmatgar' by B. M. Croker, 'The Mummy of Thompson Pratt' by Charles John Cutcliffe Hyne, 'The Ghost at the Blue Dragon' by William J. Wintle, 'A Tropical Horror' by William Hope Hodgson, 'Miracles' by Barry Pain, 'The Dust That Was Barren' by P. C. Wren, 'His Unconquerable Enemy' by W. C. Morrow, 'A Tiger’s Skin' by W. W. Jacobs....
More thrilling stories from this popular series. Titles include: "The Last Days of Earth" by George C. Wallace, "Contamination Crew" by Alan E. Nourse, "The Memory of Mars" by Raymond F. Jones, "A Traveler in Time" by August Derleth, "The Colonists" by Raymond F. Jones, "Doubletake" by Richard Wilson, "Stamped Caution" by Raymond Z. Gallon, "Success Story" by Robert Turner and "Disqualified" by Charles L. Fauntenay.
"Someone's eight year old fiddled with sound board"
Most people have the notion that once they reach 40 or so, a slow and steady decline of the mind, eyes, ears, joints, arteries, libido, and every other system that affects the quality of life begins to take effect. However, according to Drs. Roizen and Oz, that's a mistake.
For the first time in our history, scientists are uncovering astounding medical evidence about dieting -and why so many of us struggle with our weight and the size of our waists. Now researchers are unraveling biological secrets about such things as why you crave chocolate or gorge at buffets or store so much fat. Michael Roizen and Mehmet Oz, America's most trusted doctor team and authors of the best-selling YOU series, are now translating this cutting-edge information to help you shave inches off your waist.
"This Book is Dead On!!!"
It is August 1945 in Wiesbaden, Germany. With the country in ruins, Anna Klein, displaced and separated from her beloved husband, struggles to support herself and her six-year-old daughter, Amalia. Her job typing forms at the Collecting Point for the US Army's Monuments Men is the only thing keeping her afloat. Charged with securing Nazi-looted art and rebuilding Germany's monuments, the Americans are on the hunt for stolen treasures. But after the horrors of the war, Anna wants only to hide from the truth and rebuild a life with her family.
"A heartfelt and stirring story"
Best Black Women's Erotica 2 showcases the hottest, most arousing and surprising erotic literature by African American women writers. Representing a wide range of styles and voices, these 20 stories offer a steamy assortment of fiction from popular authors, including C.C. Carter, T'Ashia Asante, Dorothy Randal Gray, Carol Smith Passariello, Kiini Ibura Salaam, Shawn F. Rhea, Opal Palmer Adisa, R. Erica Doyle, Tara Betts, and Tracy Price-Thompson among others.
"Not what I expected"