Andrew Wiggin is told that he can no longer live on Earth, and he realizes that this is the truth. He has become far more than just a boy who won a game: he is the Savior of Earth, a hero, a military genius whose allegiance is sought by every nation of the newly shattered Earth Hegemony. He is offered the choice of living in isolation on Eros, at one of the Hegemony's training facilities, but instead the 12-year-old chooses to leave his home world and begin the long relativistic journey out to the colonies.
"A Change of Perspective"
A wall went up around Alex Brady's heart when his father, a New York firefighter, died in the Twin Towers. Turning his back on the only woman he ever loved, Alex shut out all the people who cared about him to concentrate on fighting crime. He and his trusty K9 partner, Bo, are determined to eliminate evil in the world and prevent tragedies like 9-11. Then the worst fire season in California's history erupts, and Alex faces the ultimate challenge to protect the community he serves.
"Like having a devotional in your hands.,"
Best-selling writer Orson Scott Card founded the online magazine Intergalactic Medicine Show in 2006. It has been a big success, drawing submissions from well-known science fiction and fantasy writers, as well as fostering some amazing new talents. This collection contains some of the best of those stories.
"Varied collection, but overall enjoyable"
When Linda Ellis wrote her poem, "The Dash", in one afternoon twelve years ago, it would change her life forever. In 239 words, she captured the "Simple Truths" of why we were put on this earth. Since then, The Dash has been published hundreds of times in books, newspapers, magazines and company newsletters. It has also been read countless times at company meetings, graduations and funerals.
The young street urchin Hissune gets his due for helping Lord Valentine regain his throne. As a reward, he is sent into the depths of the Labyrinth, a massive library of memory cubes in which the entire history of Majipoor is preserved. As Hissune prepares for a summons to return to Castle Mount, he relives the lives of Majipoor's most famous and notorious inhabitants.
"My Review for Majipoor Chronicle"
The world's foremost producer of personal development and motivational audio programs now brings you the secret to unlocking the power of music to enrich your everyday life. In The Power of Music, composer, performer, and teacher Don Campbell explains how music influences the entire mind-body relationship - and that harnessing the power of music is one of the easiest ways to orchestrate your life.
Drawing on the personal experiences and uplifting stories of ordinary men and women. Campbell shows us how to put the healing power of music into action. And he recommends specific, easy-to-follow exercises to help you raise your spatial IQ, sound away pain, boost creativity, and make the spirit sing.
Learn how sound and music can help you orchestrate a healthier and more harmonious life with Heal Yourself with Sound and Music. Taught by Don Campbell, author of the national best seller The Mozart Effect®, Heal Yourself with Sound and Music gathers together his most useful sessions on the power of sound to spark creativity, soothe our emotions, jump-start learning, and even heal our bodies.
"Don't take your mind and ears for granted."
Healing Yourself with Your Own Voice is about rediscovering the natural power of the human voice and its role in establishing a balanced, healthful life. Don Campbell, founder of the Institute for Music, Health, and Education and author of the national best seller The Mozart Effect®, leads you through step-by-step exercises to demonstrate how different sounds affect the brain and the body. Exercises focus on the alignment of mind, body, and voice; an inner massage; and much more.
More than 2,000 years ago, the Greek philosopher and mathematician Pythagoras suggested that the human soul could be perfected through sublimely composed music. Today, this astonishing concept has come true in clinics and hospitals, where sound is used as medicine to treat the body and mind. On Healing with Great Music, you will explore the phenomenal effects of sound on human physiology.
In his day, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was celebrated as a child prodigy, a consummate pianist, and the composer who most defined the classical period in music. Now, over 200 years later, researchers are discovering another dimension of this legendary figure's life - the dimension of healer.