This is ex-slave Frederick Douglass' second autobiography. It was written after 10 years of reflection following his legal emancipation in 1846, and his break with his mentor, William Lloyd Garrison, catapulted Douglass into the international spotlight as the foremost spokesman for American blacks, both freed and slave.
Tristan is the second oldest of the Brennan brothers and the odd man out. Most of the Brennan men have careers in law enforcement, but as a psychiatrist, Tristan chooses to help people in a different way. Quiet and restrained, he is content to hover in the background of his more gregarious brothers. Then he meets two men, each broken and damaged from losses beyond their control.
"Dare To Hope"
Jon Brennan comes from a long line of men in uniform; all born and bred to both bleed and wear blue. His family and the majority of his co-workers support him every step of the way, so he doesn't need to hide the fact that he prefers men over women. Between the job and his larger than life, loud and rowdy half Irish, half Italian family, there isn't much time for dating, much less finding a guy who can deal with the stress and demands placed on the shoulders of an NYPD detective.
Andrew and Dimir became inseparable in college and wound up starting their own business together; a gay porn website where people could go and watch romantic gay porn instead of the rough and tough, or wham bam thank you man crap that was flooding the Internet at that time. After 10 years together, they were still perfectly happy, but they didn't even realize something was missing until they met a broken young man that needed a family.
"Fantastic menage - excellent narration"
Christopher Allan Roberts thought he had a promising future: captain of the football team with the promise of a scholarship to play for Alabama, his high school sweetheart and best friend for as long as he could remember, Amanda, by his side, and the love and support of his family. One night, one mistake changed everything. Chris moves to New York, adrift and alone. A walk one night brings him to the flashing lights, loud music and thrumming bodies at Club Berlin.
"Porn with Plentiful Plot!"
Dr. Anthony Smith, along with the few survivors of global warming, started society anew. Having come to the conclusion that injudicious breeding played a huge role in the destruction of Earth as we knew it in the 21st century, he worked closely with other survivors to isolate the Dionysus gene: the gene has the ability to manipulate human DNA to ensure that all male children be born gay, and all female children be born lesbians.
"Interesting and compelling, great narration"
It has been 20 years since Lucie Bowen left the islands. Twenty years ago the May Day Quake set loose catastrophic waves along the West Coast, from Alaska to California, shattering thousands of lives. Twenty years ago Lucie's father disappeared in an explosion at the Marrow Island oil refinery, a tragedy that destroyed the island's ecosystem and sent Lucie and her mother to the mainland to start anew. Twenty years ago Lucie and her best friend, Katie, were just Puget Sound children, tucked up under their desks, hovering under mylar sheets, hoping to survive.
A romantic evening by the fire feeding his husband ice cream leads to a lot more than heavy petting for Aiyan and Kaden.
"4 Smutty Stars"
Evony of Aureline, warrior of her people, has no intention of becoming a hideous old man's bride. Though her people have sworn their loyalty to the legendary emperor Galen, Evony knows little of courts and intrigue. It's simply not her world. Yet it's on the palace training grounds where Evony's archery skills gain her the respect of soldiers and legates alike. The emperor himself takes notice of the beautiful, ruthless warrior. In turn the young, steely eyed Galen is nothing at all what Evony expected.
"I wasn't sure if I'd like this but was recommended"
Taryn and Thanos are the formidable Ambassadors of House Orion. Taryn was born into power, bred from birth to lead the people of Greece along with his sister Theresa. Thanos was never a part of his mothers' plan. The son of a fisherman was not a suitable match for the son of Greece as far as their mothers' were concerned, but Taryn usually gets his way.
"A must for fans of the series or Greg!"
In The Smell of Battle, the Taste of Siege, historian Mark M. Smith considers how all five senses, including sight, shaped the experience of the Civil War and thus its memory, exploring its full sensory impact on everyone from the soldiers on the field to the civilians waiting at home.
Isabel is a single, twentysomething thrift-store shopper and collector of remnants, things cast off or left behind by others. Glaciers follows Isabel through a day in her life in which work with damaged books in the basement of a library, unrequited love for the former soldier who fixes her computer, and dreams of the perfect vintage dress move over a backdrop of deteriorating urban architecture and the imminent loss of the glaciers she knew as a young girl in Alaska.
Those who give away power surround themselves with loyal and powerful supporters. Far from the quagmire of "blind obedience", today's leadership requires empowerment at all levels. The world moves too fast for one person in any organization to make all the decisions. To compete and excel, entire organizations must move in unison, like well-practiced teams, where everyone is aiming toward similar goals.
Cameron M. Smith, a teacher of human evolution at Portland State University, delves into how future generations will make the voyage from our earthly home to the planets and beyond.
You are now passing through the gateway to Arvella where imagination is the center of creation. The actions of those who live there define the type of Arvellanian they are to become. The friends you chose may lead you to greatness or can lead you to tragedy. Let your imagination guide you through the adventures that await, and you will discover the greatness that your imagination can bring. A dream may lead Max and his friends to perils and dangers they never knew had existed. They find themselves in Arvella where the discoveries they will make may define the new lives they may lead.
Lucy Peckham has one big problem - Christmas! Every December 25th brings Lucy the gift of pain, illness, or embarrassment of one sort or another. Steve Andrews was there to bear witness to Lucy's first humiliating Christmas back when they were both children together. Now that they're adults, will the tides finally turn for Lucy, or will this be her worst Christmas ever?
"POOR LUCY! I WOULD HATE THE HOLIDAYS TOO!!!"
Henry Whitfield answers the call of duty and travels halfway across the world to fight in the war. Far away from his family and Canadian hometown, he feels the loneliness. On the battlefield, he meets an angel. Afraid she is just a dream, he befriends Winnie.
Diets are made to go “on” and “off of”, and if you’re like most people—who want to be fit, lean, alert and healthy—you don’t want to diet. You want to eat naturally and normally, in a way that helps you have the body and lifestyle you deserve to enjoy. In EAT, Dr. Ian Smith has created a blueprint for you. It’s a flexible and intelligent plan you can follow every day, in every situation—eating out, working late, traveling, cooking for the holidays—and that will urge your body to perform at its peak.
Do you dream of looking great? Is your dieting roller coaster making you sick and tired? Do you want to tame your appetite and release stress? Do you want to lose weight for good, and gain energy for life?Then let Pamela Smith, R.D. - America's foremost nutritionist and best-selling author - show you how to "Break free from the diet trap and live well for life!" Make the decision, today, to get off the depressing diet treadmill and get on the road to looking and feeling better.
A plane crash high in the mountains outside Seattle, Washington marks the beginning of Dan Kingsley's journey through hell in Alive, Not Dead where undead rise, the world appears to flip, and the entire western third of the United States is destroyed. Travelling further inland, avoiding the constant threat of zombies, rumors of tsunamis, and complete destruction, Dan meets several other survivors who have similar stories to tell.