In this in-depth interview show, Black takes listeners into the minds of some of today’s most fascinating celebrities and newsmakers to discuss the process of how they became, well, amazing. Black’s trademark wit and natural inquisitiveness offers a behind-the-scenes viewpoint, along with laugh-out-loud humor and valuable advice from guests who are at the top of their game.
Spring, 1941. France has fallen but the Free French naval forces are in no mood to surrender. Royal Navy Sub-Lieutenant Harry Gilmour is also ready for action, despite the horrors of his first taste of submarine warfare. When he is appointed as British Navy Liaison Officer aboard the Free French submarine Radegonde, he finds it anarchic, disorientating - and very French. Within its claustrophobic confines, suspicion and misunderstanding are rife.
Like all young men of a certain age, Harry Gilmour had his own notion of how a naval battle should be. This wasn't it. Norway, 1940: Sub Lieutenant Harry Gilmour's first encounter with battleship action is not the adventure he had hoped for. Faced with a thankless task and ill equipped to handle it, Gilmour's inexperience leads to a damning allegation. His future hangs in the balance.
You’ve read the books. You’ve seen the films. Now get inside the heads of your favorite Twilight characters (just like Edward can!) in The Psychology of Twilight. Explore the minds and motives of Bella, Edward, Jacob, and more with a deeper look at the series that’s captured the hearts and psyches of millions. Find out: How Edward and Jacob match up in an evolutionary psychology smackdown for Bella’s and our affection. Whether Bella’s motorcycle-riding and cliff diving in New Moon are suicidal or her salvation. Why vampires and werewolves aren’t so different after all (at least psychologically)The emotional appeal of love stories like Bella and Edward’s. Why being a part of Twilight fandom is good for your psychological health. Snuggle up on the closest chaise, and get ready to revisit the Twilight Saga with some professional help.
Stanley is a typical high school student trying to find his way through the hierarchy of study and popularity. Nobody wants to spend time with him, and even his crush turned him down nine times. He spends most of his time alone in the house, cursing his mother and blaming her for driving his father away. He has a preoccupation with all things horror, and his love goes beyond just watching the movies; he wants to be the star of the show.
"This was such a good book!"
With real-world considerations in mind, disaster preparedness consultant David Black shows us how to stay alive when tragedy strikes. His step-by-step actions can help us make it safely through a variety of crises, from catastrophic weather to terrorism to civil unrest. Black presents tailor-made plans for individuals, businesses, organizations, small groups, and communities to follow, in all regions of the country and broken down by type of emergency and environment.
"If you want to know what to do when the shit hits"
Auf dem Campus des Cathedral College in Oxford herrscht pures Grauen: Riesenhafte Tentakeln schießen aus dem Erdboden und reißen eine Studentin in den Abgrund. Als Miss Julia den Trainees von dem Vorfall berichtet, ist vor allem Staysy schockiert. Schließlich hat sie jahrelang selbst am Cathedral College studiert. Gemeinsam mit Jack, Hassan und Sachiko will sie herausfinden, was in der schrecklichen Nacht wirklich passiert ist. Sie hofft dabei auf die Hilfe ihres ehemaligen Professors.
Eine Geisterfrau mit einer abstoßenden Fratze treibt in den Docklands von London ihr Unwesen. Als der Geist einem kleinen Mädchen mit einer Schere das Gesicht zerschneidet, werden die Trainees der Academy gerufen. Sachiko reißt den Fall an sich, will ihn auf eigene Faust lösen und verweigert die Hilfe der anderen Geisterjäger. Doch Jack lässt sich nicht so einfach abwimmeln. Weiß Sachiko mehr über die Vorfälle als sie zugeben möchte?