Many financial writers try to make you think you have to work hard at investing. You must study stock charts every night. Read annual reports. Thoroughly analyze a company's financial statements. Read the financial press. Buy special software. Hang out in online investing forums. Not so! Don't waste your time. This book takes modern financial theory to its logical conclusion. You can get the maximum long term benefit by following its simple plan. No tedious math or economics theory needed.
"Great book and easy to understand."
Between April and July 1944, Truman Smith flew 35 bombing missions over France and Germany. He was only 20 years old. Although barely adults, Smith and his peers worried about cramming a lifetime's worth of experience into every free night, each knowing he probably would not survive the next bombing mission. Written with blunt honesty, wry humor, and insight, The Wrong Stuff is Smith's gripping memoir of that time.
"Action, suspense, and history"
Humanity's first reusable spacecraft and the most complex machine ever built, NASA's space shuttle debuted with great promise and as a dependable source of wonder and national pride. But with the Challenger catastrophe in 1986, the whole space shuttle program came into question, as did NASA itself, so long an institution that was seemingly above reproach. Wheels Stop tells the stirring story of how, after the Challenger disaster, the space shuttle not only recovered but went on to perform its greatest missions.
"Finished it in three days!"
Determined to leave her old life behind, retired assassin Leine Basso accepts a job working security at one of television's most popular reality shows, Serial Date. When a contestant is found dead in the prop closet, it appears the killer is one of the 'bachelors' on the show - an ex-con billed as a serial killer - but the detective in charge of the case isn't so sure. When Leine's estranged daughter is abducted by a man claiming to be the real killer, she's forced to rely on old skills to find her, and must come to terms with who she really is.
"Great Satirical Suspense Novel"
In mid-1943, Snelling Robinson joined the crew of the Fletcher class destroyer USS Cotten as a newly commissioned ensign. The Cotten sailed to Pearl Harbor in time to join the Fifth Fleet. Under the command of Admiral Raymond Spruance, the Fifth Fleet participated in the invasions of Tarawa and Iwo Jima and several naval battles in the Philippine Sea and the Leyte Gulf.
"Outstanding Book and Recording. Five Stars."
A fractured family's dirty laundry is aired, soiled, stained, muddied, fumigated and declared a health hazard when their patriarch succumbs to barbecued neck bones laced with arsenic.
"The sky was full of dying airplanes" as American Liberator bombers struggled to return to North Africa after their daring low-level raid on the oil refineries of Ploesti. They lost 446 airmen and 53 planes, but Philip Ardery's plane came home. This pilot was to take part in many more raids on Hitler's Europe, including air cover for the D-Day invasion of Normandy. This vivid firsthand account records one man's experience of World War II air warfare.
"Fascinating...and true story"
An explosive new look at the pressures on today's teachers and the pitfalls of school reform, Confessions of a Bad Teacher presents a passionate appeal to save public schools, before it's too late. When John Owens left a lucrative job to teach English at a public school in New York City's South Bronx, he thought he could do some good. Faced with a flood of struggling students, Owens devised ingenious ways to engage every last one. But as his students began to thrive under his tutelage, Owens found himself increasingly mired in a broken educational system.
"Telling it like it is."
Western Society is in confusion, the industrial world is teetering on collapse, and it looks like things could get worse. Agrarian blogger, historian, and "plain" preacher Michael Bunker has been living off of the grid for many years, and he has some advice for those living in the industrial/consumerist economy... living an off off-grid life is achievable. It has been done for thousands of years, and it can be done today...
"Lots of good info"
A lot of what happens in your life is mostly determined by what you are thinking. Your state of mind clearly gives way to the realization of capabilities, opportunities, and goals. Goals are affected by how tough your mind is, and how you will use its powers. Even if many of us realize how important it is to work toward the development of mental power through training, only a few gets real results. The fault is obviously on the fact that they don't know the ways and means of proper mental training.
"great readings and information"
This book contains proven steps and strategies on how to change your attitude into a positive one so you could be happier and more successful in life. In this book, you will also learn how to get rid of the habits that prevent you from having a positive mind. Lastly, this book contains exercises that you might find useful in making the change easier and more effective.
When checking out facts about vitamins, it is important to be able to differentiate between what information is an actual fact, and what is simply a myth. Unfortunately, there are myths about just about everything, so any information learned on any topic should always be evaluated before deciding whether or not it is true. There are many myths about vitamins and supplements in circulation today. Some vitamins, such as vitamin D, have many myths attributed to their use.
Without women, whiskey may not exist. In Whiskey Women, Wall Street Journal-best-selling author Fred Minnick tells the tales of women who have created this industry, from Mesopotamia's first beer brewers and distillers to America's rough-and-tough bootleggers during Prohibition. Women have long distilled, marketed, and owned spirits companies. These strong women built many iconic brands, including Bushmills, Laphroaig, and Maker's Mark.
"Women should be proud of this."
It's been 25 years since the Earthlings were resuscitated and Brandon Foss's unique set of skills became the deciding factor in Tora's first interstellar war. A second-generation of Torian humans is now in young adulthood, including Derek's thrill-seeking son Jumper - whose insatiable thirst for adventure often entangles him and his friends in the darker shenanigans of their home world's fallen culture.
Five years after the malicious attack by the unknown dark ships, Tora has achieved an unparalleled military buildup. The Torians are now the alpha male of the Erobian Sphere and have taken to making regular patrols in whatever regions they see fit - but especially along the outer rim, where the High General has come to "sense" covert enemy activity. When a fresh piece of happenstance intelligence only further fans those flames of suspicion, he convinces his old Earthling friend, Brandon Foss, to undertake a special mission.
Too young and naive to care about the tensions between nations, Dexter Silverhawk considered himself the luckiest man alive when he found a derelict voidship hidden amongst some asteroids. Making it void-worthy and finding a crew to sail it seem like minor problems when he ends up in a Federation prison. Rotting in a communal cell, his luck shows a fickle side when a mysterious elven woman is thrust into into his life. Helping her fend off an assault Dexter quickly learns that her mind and her tongue are weapons against which he has little defense.
"Wild, Weird and Wonderful!"
Jack Carter thought he'd seen the worst, but that was just wishful thinking. A revelation comes to light, as Jack prepares to face Harbinger alone, and it changes everything. On top of that, the news is delivered by a beautiful envoy from the Council. She is not what Jack expected, and he must prepare for battle, while trying to sort out his feelings. Does his heart still belong to Mandy, or has the new woman in his life changed his mind. What he does know, if he doesn't defeat Harbinger, his feelings won't matter anyway.
Can vengeance bring justice? Is revenge really something sweet? Vanessa is back with Jason, and they have to solve a mystery in order to stop the killing, before the deadly plan is complete. Someone is seeking their own justice, and the detectives must find the answer in time to save lives.
"Very good detective story and "clean.""
This audiobook challenges several longstanding notions about the American way of war. It examines US military practice (strategic and operational) from the War of Independence to the campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan to determine what patterns, if any, existed in the way Americans have used military force. Echevarria surveys all major US wars and most every small conflict in the country's military history.
"Excellent overview of complex subject"
Most people spend their productive years working for companies. They try to build wealth by working hard for others and climbing the corporate ladder. Many of today's generation feel that this way of living is not for them. However, they lack the guidance on how to live life without depending on employment. This book contains all you need to know on how to build wealth using passive income. It will guide you on the types of opportunities available today.