The best-selling guide to finding career success and satisfaction through personality type is now thoroughly revised, expanded, and updated. Do What you Are - the time-honored classic that has already helped more than a million people find truly satisfying work - is now updated to include jobs in today's hottest markets, including health services, education, and communications technology.
"Not the best for audiobook"
Malice Domestic distinguishes the personal and private aspects of crime from the public and impersonal. Our murderers don't kill for the fun of it (serial killers) or for a misguided ideal (assassins and terrorists) or for pay (hired hit men). They only do in people they know and love (or hate).
"Old Friends in Shorter Form"
Are vampires a bloodthirsty menace to mankind? Or simply misunderstood creatures struggling to survive? After hearing these seven stories, you'll be able to decide for yourself. From the horrifying to the humorous, some of today's finest authors share stories about one of mankind's oldest imagined evils, the vampire. From F. Paul Wilson's title story to Esther Friesner's comic tale of rival teens trying to best one another, these stories bring vampires to (un)life, in all their majesty and terror.
Bite into this delectable collection of "whodunits" from some of today's hottest mystery writers. Whet your appetite with Sara Paretsky's "Skin Deep," in which V.I. "Vic" Warshawski takes on a chi-chi salon after one of its clients turns up dead. For your next course, try Wendy Hornsby's award-winning "Nine Sons," a country schoolteacher's recollection of a gifted student whose farm life was more troubled than it seemed.
"an ok listen"
Analyzing the movement's deep-seated origins in questions that the country has sought too long to ignore, some of the greatest economic minds and most incisive cultural commentators capture the Occupy Wall Street phenomenon in all its ragged glory. They give listeners an on-the-scene feel for the movement as it unfolds while exploring the heady growth of the protests, considering the lasting changes wrought, and recommending reform.
"Interesting, but uneven."
When French Baritone Phillippe Duchon hits a series of low, low, notes that turn the 1915 Metropolitan Opera season into a disaster, soprano Geraldine Farrar and the great Caruso turn their legendary talents to criminal detection.
Do you remember when the milkman delivered and TV was a test pattern and a snowy channer? When Fibber McGee and Molly captured your imagination on Monday-night radio and cars had rumble seats and running boards? Then you are a golden soul, someone rich with experience who can embrace life with more freedom and perspective than you ever had when you were younger.
A new mystery featuring Enrico Caruso as an amateur detective during the tense premiere of The Girl of the Golden West, at the Metropolitan Opera, in 1910.
"Great Book for Opera Lovers"
Other than a critic, who'd kill a Broadway play? Playwright Abigail James has long been fascinated by "revenge tragedies", those theatrical classics about getting even. But all of a sudden, she's living in one: The set of her latest Broadway hit has been vandalized, actors horribly attacked, a designer blinded with acid, the brilliant director terrified into hiding. Clearly, they have all committed some grievous wrong, terrible enough to prompt this orgy of destruction. But whom did they wrong? The police are clueless, so James and her colleagues see only one option: They'll examine their collective sins and pinpoint the injured party. And then they'll exact some revenge of their own.
Kelly Ingram is a rising star who has everything going for her - great looks, a livewire personality, enough talent to get by on, a new TV series, and a new lover. She also has an agent and a producer who hate each other, but they still manage to work well enough together to keep Kelly's career moving in the right direction. But then a friend is murdered, a harmless scriptwriter who should have been no threat to anyone.
"Reader and book were not a good match"
In the 21st century, young girls recieve sex education training via time travel into the minds and bodies of women who lived in previous centuries. Youngsters relive great moments in history, and adults safely experience real-life segments of the past. But nobody realizes that this great achievemant may also have its dangerous side, until Angie Patterson finds herself trapped in the body of Elizabeth Tudor. In trying to escape, she discovers a secret which could jeopardize the past, present, and future of her world.
"Very stilted performance of a great book."
Old Vincent Farwell announces at a house party that he will not extend his $1.5 million loan to Ellandy Jewels. The six young people assembled, all with varied interests in the company, leave to consider their options. Then one by one or in pairs, they return to Vincent's house, find he's been murdered, draw assorted conclusions about which of the others did it, and proceed to alter the scene according to their intentions.
A crafty corporate raider known as the "Big Bad Wolf" plans a blackmail scheme against three shareholders, all of whom have been accused of murder.
Christmas season at the Metropolitan Opera in 1920 features Enrico Caruso and Geraldine Farrar in a varied schedule of mostly Italian operas. For members of the Metropolitan chorus, however, the season's main feature is danger. An urn falls on the head of a soprano chorister in Samson and Delilah; a tenor from the chorus is found hanged in a dressing room before the evening's performance of Mefistofele; in I Pagliacci, a trapdoor drops open and three singers fall through.
Pluto is a hired assassin whose modus operandi is to research situations where murder-for-hire would be to someone's advantage, execute the victim, then approach the benefitting "client" with an invoice for $100,000.
Two strangers in a strange land - one an stubborn, self-professed queen, the other her newly arrived assistant - make their way around their world, a planet completely covered in jungle rot. How long will it be before the jungle claims one - or both - of them?
Megan Phillips, a rising young executive, awakens one morning on the 14th green of a Pittsburgh golf course. She has no idea how she got there, nor does she have any memory of the last 38 hours. Worried about her blackout, she consults a most unusual psychiatrist who determines that Megan had been hypnotized. A neighbor is present when Megan receives a phone call reinforcing a posthypnotic suggestion - which Megan herself is unaware of. It looks as if she has been programmed to do something...but what? Megan, her neighbor, and the psychiatrist decide that the only way to solve the puzzle is to find the hypnotist. And the hunt is on.
In the vicious battle for custody of a four-year-old boy, the stakes are much too high. When a string of coldly casual murders ups the ante still further, Lieutenant Marian Larch steps in. Then the killer starts coming after her and everything she holds dear, and all she can think about is getting back out again - alive.
Struggling for answers when two murders occur - the first on a crowded city bus, and the second a busy subway - inexplicably without witnesses, police lieutenant Marian Larch uncovers a deadly murder-for-hire ring.
Cooling off at another precinct when a big case leaves her hopping mad at the system, Larch comes to the aid of her Broadway actress friend when memorabilia begins disappearing, and is tempted by another firm's offer until a killer makes a move.