Collars & Cuffs' new barman, JJ Taylor, is really conflicted right now. He went to the club with a very specific purpose, already convinced of what he'd find there. Except it's not what he expected at all. He certainly didn't anticipate finding himself drawn to the new wannabe dom. Nor could he have guessed the direction that attraction would lead him. Old love, new love, vows, pain, rage, moving in, moving on....The members of Collars & Cuffs face an event that touches some of them deeply.
An essential resource for any working woman, What Works for Women at Work is a comprehensive and insightful guide for mastering office politics as a woman. Authored by Joan C. Williams, one of the nation's most-cited experts on women and work, and her daughter, writer Rachel Dempsey, this unique audiobook offers a multigenerational perspective into the realities of today's workplace.
"I'm not sure....."
The man who pimped Jeff may be in prison, but Jeff is still living the nightmare, selling himself to men and relying on pills to manage. Then he meets Scott, a young American man who could easily have been where Jeff is now. Scott's friends extend a helping hand to Jeff, and he grabs it. Leo and Thomas bring Jeff to stay with Dom Damian Barnett until they can find him someplace more long-term. Still grieving from losing his sub to cancer two years before, Damian agrees to help.
"Had difficulty connecting to characters"
18-year-old Scott Keating knows a whole world exists beyond his parents' strict control. But until he gains access to the World Wide Web, he really has no idea what's out there. In a chat room Scott meets "JeffUK". Jeff loves and understands him, and when he offers to bring Scott to the UK, Scott seizes his chance to escape his humdrum life and see the world. But when his plane touches down and Jeff isn't there, panic sets in.
"Another Great Book on this serie"
Joan C. Williams, distinguished professor and director of the Center for WorkLife Law at UC Hastings, discusses the white working class voters who helped elect Republican Donald Trump as U.S. President, and why Democrat Hillary Clinton did not connect with them.
In this book, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet C. K. Williams sets aside the mass of biography and literary criticism that has accumulated around the work and person of Walt Whitman, and attempts to go back to Leaves of Grass as he first encountered it, to explore why Whitman's epic "continues to inspire and sometimes daunt" him. The result is a personal reassessment and appreciation of one master poet by another, as well as an unconventional and brilliant introduction - or reintroduction - to Whitman.
Ossie and Baxter are on a mission. They've been sent to conduct a membership interview with Yancey Allyson, the latest applicant to The Society of Super Powered Heroes. But what will they do when they discover that Mr. Allyson is a little bit...unorthodox?
Bias against caregivers is surprisingly out in the open at many firms – and how it could cost yours millions of dollars.
I'm Trisha. I'm 32 years old, accident-prone, a church secretary, and still single. Never-been-on-a-date kind of single. But that doesn't mean I've never been in love. Until I find the second love of my life, I'll always have my memories of summers past with Aaron, the guy of my dreams, chasing fireflies at twilight. Compared to him, the options at the Highpointe Baptist Church's singles group just add insult to injury.
"Newark Black" is a short story from the collection New Jersey Noir, featuring brand-new stories (and a few poems) by: Joyce Carol Oates, Jonathan Safran Foer, Robert Pinsky, Edmund White and Michael Carroll, Richard Burgin, Paul Muldoon, Sheila Kohler, C.K. Williams, Gerald Stern, Lou Manfredo, S.A. Solomon, Bradford Morrow, Jonathan Santlofer, Jeffrey Ford, S.J. Rozan, Barry N. Malzberg and Bill Pronzini, Hirsh Sawhney, and Robert Arellano.
Palawan is an adventure story that has it all. There is an exotic tropical island location. There are Muslim terrorists, missionary hostages, a millionaire’s daughter, mercenaries, Borneo pirates and a struggle for survival. It’s a story of friendship, courage, life, death and love played out under extreme conditions. The story begins half a world away in the Philippine jungle, continues in Las Vegas and has its unexpected climax on a ranch in the Arizona High desert.
Chef ReCee Jay and Carb are ready to set off on a picnic with a basket full of sugary treats. Before they set off on their joyous adventure, Veggie hops in with a song, and changes their whole day! It's a picnic surprise for Chef ReCee Jay and Carb and you'll be surprised at what Veggie can do too! Parents and kids will fall in love with this fun rhyming picture book. Suitable for all ages!
Scientists are designing tiny 'missiles' to destroy waxy plaques in blood vessels.
Donald Trump can take on the pope without suffering in the polls. Bernie Sanders can promise free college and health care and never have to explain how he’ll pay for them. But Madeline Albright can’t trot out a one-liner she’s used for decades - “There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help each other” - at a Hillary Clinton rally without having to write an apologetic New York Times Op-Ed about it.
With parental leave policies in flux, and not a lot of federal guidelines in the United States about what to offer, executives are often left on their own to design the right policies for their companies. Here’s a brief guide, to designing a leave that will both retain your talented employees and reduce the potential for legal liability.