Over 10 years in the making, The Toltec Art of Life and Death invites listeners into the mind of a master of spiritual seeking, offering an unparalleled and intimate glimpse into the development of a soul. In this culmination of a lifetime's learning, Ruiz shares with listeners the innermost workings of his singular heart and mind and summons us to grapple with timeless insights, drawn from ancient Toltec wisdom, that are the essence of transformation.
Nothing exciting happens on the Hill of Dust in the remote mountains of Mexico in the 1950s. There's no electricity, no plumbing, no cars, just day after day of pasturing goats. And now, without his sister and mother, 11-year-old Teo's life feels even more barren. And then one day, the mysterious young Esma, who calls herself the Gypsy Queen of Lightning, rolls into town like a fresh burst of color. Against all odds, her caravan's Mistress of Destiny predicts that Teo and Esma will be longtime friends.
Omega, they called that day. The end of the end. One enormous burst of electromagnetic radiation and everything that was even remotely electronic was fried to a crisp.With the country in ruins, the new government declared it the Republic of the True America, imposed martial law, and separated all survivors into settlement camps. Now, 20 years later, three 16-year-olds uncover the dark truth: All this time they've been labeled Less Thans.
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Bad boy Vic Salazar breaks all the rules except one: Don't make a move on your best friend's girl. It's a guy code that Vic lives by. It doesn't matter that he's had a crush on her for years. Monika Fox is off limits. Monika has a secret of her own, and when a tragedy throws her and Vic together, the only boy she trusts is the one she shouldn't confide in. Vic.
Fifteen escaped and found their way to freedom, but Book, Hope, and Cat can't settle into their new life knowing the rest of the Less Thans and Sisters are still imprisoned. Now the teens must retrace their steps to save the others and thwart the Republic's dark plans to destroy those deemed different, even as relationships are tested and the path back is filled with danger.
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Set in 1981 Guatemala, a lyrical debut novel tells the powerful tale of a boy who must decide what it means to be a man during a time of war. Carlos knows that when the soldiers arrive with warnings about the Communist rebels, it is time to be a man and defend the village, keep everyone safe. But Mama tells him not yet - he’s still her quiet moonfaced boy. The soldiers laugh at the villagers, and before they move on, a neighbor is found dangling from a tree, a sign on his neck: Communist.
Internationally best-selling author of The Four Agreements, Don Miguel Ruiz gives us a mystical tour of his life and calling as a "Nagual" in this gripping spiritual and autobiographical teaching novel. Now he is ready to take his students on a new journey, inviting us to confront and learn a deeper level of spiritual teaching and wisdom than he has attempted before, using the occasion of his heart attack in 2002 and subsequent coma where it was not clear if he would live.
The Maze Runner meets The Hunger Games in this heart-pounding teen trilogy. This daring sequel to The Prey is a riveting story of survival, courage and doing what's right, no matter how hard.