Leo "The Lion" Lennox is the 10-year world champion of Astafar Unlimited, the best virtual-reality game of all time. However, Leo has become bored with his success, and wonders where his next challenge will lie. Then he meets the mysterious Zarra, and she tempts the champ to try her cutting edge game. Leo soon discovers a virtual world that is beyond fantastic. Can he resist the lure of this amazing game and the beautiful woman that has asked him to quest on her behalf?
"this is another good litrpg"
Shadowing hundreds of salespeople for a double-blind study on performance, sales leadership consultant Lisa McLeod made a significant discovery: Salespeople driven by a sense of purpose wildly outperformed those driven by quotas. McLeod noticed that superstars didn't look at their quotas and ask, "How can I meet them?" They looked at their customers and asked, "How can I help them?" In McLeod's groundbreaking sales management book you'll discover why driving revenue is not the purpose of a sales force.
"Best read about business."
Sherman had always thought high school was a real drag. He was looking forward to finishing his senior year so that he could coast through college, get a day job, and spend the rest of his life playing video games. He is used to seeing angels, but when a new girl transfers into his AP physics class, he thinks demons might be more his style.
We made some incorrect assumptions about work, and those assumptions are killing us. We allowed a narrative that is solely about earnings to replace what we know to be true about human motivation. Human beings are hardwired to seek purpose, but according to data, most people don't feel a sense of purpose in their work. Work has become a grind, an endless series of tasks that lack meaning.
Anelia Orba is the newest rookie in the magical winged police force of Petrasada. She is inexperienced, naive, paired with a resentful partner, and fully expected to fail. But when a strange clue takes Anelia off the procedural path, she'll have to overcome the odds before the City of Light falls to darkness, and she loses everything she cares about.
"what an interesting good read!"
Jack London was born a working class, fatherless Californian in 1876. In his youth, he was a boundlessly energetic adventurer on the bustling West Coast - an oyster pirate, a hobo, a sailor, and a prospector by turns. He spent his brief life rapidly accumulating the experiences that would inform his acclaimed best-selling books The Call of the Wild, White Fang, and The Sea-Wolf.
"A great bio"
Doc Ebersole lives with the ghost of Hank Williams—not just in the figurative sense, not just because he was one of the last people to see him alive, and not just because he is rumored to have given Hank the final morphine dose that killed him.
"The Down and Out get a spiritual renewal"
Nothing is going right for Ellena Blackwood. She is failing at life and teetering on an emotional collapse. When she accidentally discovers a secret at work, a secret the Home Office is willing to keep at any price, she has must rely on her wits to save her own life.
A selection of writings about gardens and gardening by six 19th-century women, compiled by Dee Palmer, a journalist and writer with a special interest in gardening. When she started the research for this audiobook, she expected to find many differences between the experiences of 19th-century women gardeners and those of today. Instead, she was struck by how modern much of their advice is, and her personal selection from the writings of these six women reflects that.
The remarkable enterprise that was Moresnet was an unintended consequence of the Napoleonic Wars (1803 - 1815). Created as a triangle of neutral territory between Prussia and the Netherlands by the Congress of Vienna, Moresnet encapsulates the archetype of market anarchy.
"A fantastic piece of obscure but important history"
This is the story of Jake Biggs and his dad, George. George spends all week knocking down buildings...and all weekend knocking down wrestlers. He's the Demolition Man, and Jake couldn't be prouder. But when Jake hears about a pro-wrestling competition in the USA and persuades his beloved dad to apply, things don't quite turn out the way he expected....
Masher is the bully of Storey Street. No one ever dares stand up to him, and that's the way he likes it. But then Jemima and her family move into the plot of land next door. Jemima isn't afraid of him at all, and she's making him look like a bit of a wimp. To Masher, that just means one thing: war (at least until teatime)....
Mouse is desperate to be a superhero. To find that power that will make him stand out in the crowd. But his every attempt ends in failure. He can't even get any attention at home as his five brothers (triplets and twins) take every second of Mum and Dad's attention. When Mum foils a bank robbery while on duty as a lollipop lady, she and Mouse are lauded as superheroes. Joining forces with Mouse are The Z List - a group of unlikely crime fighters. But in their midst is a traitor hell-bent on revenge.
Until now, all it's taken to build a successful e-business is the right technology. An online storefront goes up and a company's market capitalization goes through the roof, despite low sales and no profits. But now the race to get online is over.
"I de sidste fem uger havde jeg bedt til, at jeg aldrig skulle komme til at læse min brors navn på en krans. I ugerne der fulgte ønskede jeg ofte, at jeg havde." Phil Earles barske og medrivende roman "Hero" er historien om de to brødre Jammy og Sonny McGann og den krig, der kommer imellem dem og vender op og ned på deres liv og på deres forhold. Inden Jammy tog til Afghanistan som soldat, var det ham, der var den fornuftige og rolige bror, der altid reddede sin impulsive og vilde lillebror ud af kniben.
It is 1981 when college student Kevin Sommers winds up dead under mysterious circumstances in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. His sister Terri, an investigative reporter from Chicago, arrives in Marquette, Michigan, to begin looking into his death. She is sure that something is not right; she has no idea how correct she is.
This essay comes from the NPR series This I Believe, which features brief personal reflections from both famous and unknown Americans. The pieces that make up the series compel listeners to rethink not only what and how they have arrived at their beliefs, but also the extent to which they share them with others.