William Faulkner has a reputation as a "difficult" author - but he doesn't have to be! With this new guide, As I Lay Dying can be easy to understand. Included are: a thorough description of all the characters, a chapter-by-chapter summary and commentary on the story, a biography of Faulkner, and much more. This guide is guaranteed to help you be an expert on As I Lay Dying - all in a concise and enjoyable format.
Both the neophyte and the experienced will find a wealth of specific "how-to" methods to counter all forms of psychic attacks: from projections of negative thoughts from other people, to black magic curses, to hauntings by disembodied spirits, to energy sucking vampires, or attacks by demons.
Don't miss this terrific collection of horrifying tales by Garon Cockrell, founder of popculturebeast.com.
"A Great Listen!"
A multifaceted documentary on sex trafficking in South Asia, this audiobook is set in five South Asian countries: Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Pakistan, but it deeply and shockingly represents the entire global sex trade. This multibillion-dollar industry is a form of modern-day slavery, where women are enslaved, raped, tortured, and forced into sex 20 to 30 times a day; end up with incurable diseases, such as HIV; and are finally thrown away once their bodies are no longer sellable.
It is believed Homer was blind, yet this adaptation proves his vision was far reaching and his insight into the human condition more relevant than ever. The Iliad is revitalized in this contemporary version with a central focus on the epic's deadliest hero, Achilles. This time, Archie is 27-year-old combat veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan, achieving moderate celebrity as the crowd favorite of an underground fight club.
"Inside the Mind of a Warrior"
Zombies versus cavemen: Gash-Eye already thought life was hard as the Neanderthal slave to a band of Cro-Magnons. Then zombies attacked, wiping out nearly everyone she knows and separating her from the Jaw, her half-breed son. Now she fights to keep the last remnants of her former captors alive. Meanwhile, the Jaw and his father try to survive as they maneuver the zombie-infested landscape alongside time travelers from 30,000 years in the future.
It starts when 16-year-old Sidharth learns language. No longer content with living in the valley, he ventures out alone, his mind brimming with ideas and concepts. But even he could never imagine what he would find.
In story format, US Marine Corps veteran and yoga teacher Rishi Eric Infanti outlines the parallel of his marine corps experiences and his journey as a yoga teacher. He threads the eight limbs of yoga from Patanjali's Yoga Sutras and his seven-week exposition to Mysore, India, to deepen his understanding and practice of yoga, Ayurveda, and fine art as vehicles for healing.
When young Sarah Elizabeth Graber accepts a position in Abraham Miller's household, she quickly realizes the handsome widower who employed her is a lost soul. A shell of the man he once was, estranged from his family for nearly 20 years, he has lost his faith in God and the will to go on. Aside from his friend and business partner, he finds the only other person he can talk to is his housekeeper, Sarah.
Raven truly believes she is going mad. Erotic dreams fill her nights, causing her to question her sanity by the light of day. They lead her into a world she never knew existed and a heritage that can only be found in nightmares. Dragon wants nothing more than to own the mortal soul of the beautiful Raven, a woman who can make his ancient scars disappear, proof that she is far from mortal.
Roy mentions that the current, popular interest was resulting in Tagore's work being translated across Europe. He also points out the irony of backlash the poet had experienced, from the traditional Indian literary establishment, who worried his poetry would corrupt the country's youth. The author winds things up with a few samples from the poet.
This Thailand Travel Guide is for anyone and everyone interested in learning more about Thailand. It's for individuals and families who are in the process of planning their visit or are eagerly awaiting their fast-approaching departure date. It's for anyone who seeks to learn more about Thailand's ancient history, opulent temples, unique culture, pristine beaches, tropical atmosphere, bustling markets, and plethora of tourist attractions.
We've all heard the old stories of "Bloody Mary", the mirrored death that awaits from calling her name in the dark. There have even been many people that have tried it with no success. However, Mary has been sleeping for over 100 years, but now, now she has awakened.
"Short but surprise ending!"
Jason Straiz is a New York detective working on a case to bring down a major crime lord. He keeps his life simple. Work. Family. Friends. Until he meets Selene. Selene is a lawyer on a mission. Her goal is to bring down the monster that has been terrorizing her for years. When she meets Jason, the attraction is intense. When Jason comes to her aide after tragedy strikes, he becomes a target.
"Great start to this series!"
A book about the terrifying, flesh-eating, brains-eating zombies! All brand new rules and works in short stories! The worst side effects they don't tell you about, a prison experiment gone wrong, a tale of an over-run city, some creative ways to kill a zombie, and more!
A drastic accident creates an epidemic that spreads worldwide. The infected die only to be reanimated as something that is no longer human. Their only basic instincts are killing and feeding off of the living. Will the human race survive or be wiped from the face of the Earth?
"28 Days Later Style Zombie Story"
Oregon Trail Journey To A New Hope, is the story of one young woman on the journey West to a new life, from the South where they used to live. Something terrible happened there and it changed their entire family's lives forever. It's almost time for the Civil War and unrest is brewing and with her pastor father, mother, and her brothers, Hope wants a new life out West at the end of the Oregon Trail. Along the way they encounter bad weather and other pioneer hardships, as well as love.
A child receives the body of Saint Lucia of Syracuse for her seventh birthday. A rebelling angel rewrites the Book of Judgement to protect the woman he loves. A young woman discovers the lost manuscript of Jane Austen written on the inside of her skin. A 747 populated by a dying pantheon makes the extraordinary journey to the beginning of the universe.Lyrical and tender, quirky and cutting, Helen Marshall’s exceptional debut collection weaves the fantastic and the horrific alongside the touchingly human in fifteen modern parables about history, memory, and cost of creating art.
"Far from enthralling"
Inside these covers, find not simply stories of daring do, of intrigue and espionage, of Kings and Murderers. No, within this tome are not tales, but maps. Maps that lead to the origins of some of our best known stories and folklore. And keys. Keys to open doors to not only the past and the secret beginnings of such standards as Cinderella's Slipper, but to new ideas founded in history and mystery.
What would you do if your great-great-grandfather wanted your body - so that he could make his "beloved" live again? Everyone thinks that Julia has gone insane, "just like her father." Unable to convince anyone, she takes matters into her own hands to stop the evil plans of the revenants haunting and taking over her life, before they can resurrect their spirits into bodies and wreak havoc on the world.
"A Creepy Tale!"