One of the finest history books for children, this well-loved Hillyer classic features stories of world history from prehistoric man through the 20th century, inspiring an appreciation of how events relate to one another.
"Too much God"
Survive the infection! Survive the infected. Book 1: A new flu strain has been spreading across Africa, Europe, and Asia. Disturbing news footage is flooding the cable news channels. People are worried and frightened.
"Great story, but the narrator has kidney stones"
Zed and Murphy are trying to find their surviving friends to finally get out of Austin and head west to safety, away from the zombie hordes. But trouble, their perpetual companion, dogs them at every turn as they discover that infected humans aren't the only source of mortal danger.
"good addition to the series"
Dead Fire picks up following an infected attack on Sarah Mansfield's fortified house, during which three people seek shelter with Zed Zane and his fellow survivors. In the confusion, however, Murphy is gunned down, and an unthinking, emotional Zed strikes out to enact revenge. Unfortunately, the shooting and commotion have only attracted more Whites. A diversion plan emerges to rid the horde of the Smart One trying to figure a way through the gates, and lead the other infected away from the compound.
"another enjoyable installment"
Following his none-too-soon reunion with his friends at the safe house, Zed is hoping things can finally fall into a stable routine, but in post-virus Austin, things are far from stable. On a mission to raid the ammunition bunkers at Camp Mabry, Zed, and Murphy spot a group of the newer, naked infected, who are exhibiting some sophisticated and disturbing new behaviors, such as scouting and hunting - for them.
"Why Half A Book?"
Take an internal journey that will transform your daily life! Increase your mindfulness with 10 easy exercises, devised by a prominent leader of the spiritual movement known as New Thought. Neville Goddard (1905-1972) wrote 10 inspirational books and was a popular speaker on metaphysical themes.
An easy to navigate audio version of every published Twain novel that features Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer (The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer Abroad, and Tom Sawyer Detective). This audiobook also includes a plot overview for each work.
"Very Odd Dramatization"
The classic vampire story by Bram Stoker revolves around a struggle between good and evil, tradition and modernity, and lust versus chastity. The author didn’t invent vampires, but his novel has so captured the public’s imagination that he is rightly considered their popularizer. Listen and you will meet not only the Count himself, but heroes Jonathan Harker and Abraham Van Helsing, plus an array of madmen, psychiatrists, and fair maidens who cross paths with the fanged menace.
"good story, but get the multicast version"
A new flu strain has been spreading across Africa, Europe, and Asia. Disturbing news footage is flooding the cable news channels. People are worried. People are frightened. But Zed Zane is oblivious. Zed needs to borrow rent money from his parents. He gets up Sunday morning, drinks enough tequila to stifle his pride and heads to his mom's house for a lunch of begging, again. But something is wrong. There's blood in the foyer. His mother's corpse is on the living room floor.
"better than expected"
All three have all been infected but have not succumbed to the most pernicious symptoms of the virus. They're not the mindless cannibals that most infected are. Nevertheless, their band of survivors, fearful about the trio's infections, have ostracized them. Now, back on the street, with weapons to defend themselves but little food in their packs, they embark on a search for Murphy's family while following the rumor of a safe haven in the form of a doomsday bunker under a house in east Austin.
"good continuation of the story"
Huck now lives with the widow Douglas but hates it and runs away. Tom Sawyer convinces him to return so he can join their gang. All attempts to "civilize" Huck fail. The chapter ends with Huck and Tom meeting outside Huck's window.
After seeing the carnage at the dormitory, a raging, vengeful Zed wants only to kill Mark, his nemesis and the former leader of the ROTC squad. Since Mark has disappeared, Zed unleashes his fury on untold numbers of infected in his path as he makes his way back to the hospital, in an attempt to rescue Steph, a nurse whom he befriended while seeking help for the feverish Murphy shortly after the prison riot.
"destroyer is the right title!"
Hear the rousing adventures of Huckleberry Finn fresh after the events of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, all told from Huck’s perspective. Hear how Huck narrowly escapes from his drunken, abusive father and sets out on a raft down the Mississippi river with the help of his friend Jim, a runaway slave. Follow Huck’s journey as they encounter slave hunters, deadly feuds, dangerous con men, and much more. This American classic runs nearly eight hours in length and is fully dramatized, with sound effects.
Once upon a time in a far-off country, there lived a father and his daughter Beauty, along with his five other daughters and six sons. One day their house burned down, along with all their possessions. The same day he also found out all his ships had been looted and he lost all his wealth. The family fell into great poverty. One night Beauty wandered into a room and found Beast, and he asked her if she would ever marry him, when she said no, he became angry and left her, refusing to talk to her for a long time.
Some call the city the "Splendor of the East"; others the "Whore of Asia". A melting pot of different nations, fused by war and commerce, this is the Shanghai of the 1920s. The Great Powers are greedily exploiting China for its cheap labor and reaping the cruel rewards of the booming opium trade. When a flotilla of ships carries the remnants of the defeated White Army on entry to Shanghai, the fragile balance of this international marketplace comes under threat.
Unabridged classic adventure novel from 1914 tells of an aristocratic English infant, abandoned on the death of his parents in the African jungle, who is reared by apes. Story includes riveting encounters with man-eating beasts, Tarzan's love affair with the beautiful Jane Porter, buried treasure, and much more.
For the gnome sorcerer Vaskerath, things were supposed to be easy. He was smart, skillful, and a dedicated student to the art of magic. But things never seemed to work out as smoothly as they should. When a Halfling approached him at the tavern and asked whether he would like to play a game, he thought it'd take no effort for him (and his invisible imp that he had summoned years ago) to cheat the Halfling for all he was worth and get the clue to the magic spell he wanted so desperately.
"An Epic Wizarding Adventure"
In the land of Theugua, where people still whisper of the ancient tales of old, a young bard practices with his famous master. In this ancient land, people called bards exist; warriors that can cast magic using their musical instruments. This land is full of legends, but they are nothing more than tales aimed to frighten the young, or entertain the old. But Ornsell, a simple man in everything but his soul, couldn't have known that those tales where coming back to life and that one of them was hunting him that very morning.
"great adventure story"
On the far western outposts of Queen Anastasias' Nine Realms, the evil bone dragon Visalth, in league with a mysterious army of brigands, is laying waste to the island strongholds. The undead horror is drawing near to the heart of the realm, leaving nothing but death and destruction in its wake. But there is cunning beyond simple magic in these onslaughts. Right before any battle begins, the wizards, mages and clerics protecting the lands suddenly disappear.
Dracula is an 1897 novel by Irish author Bram Stoker. Famous for introducing the character of the vampire Count Dracula, the novel tells the story of Dracula's attempt to relocate from Transylvania to England, and the battle between Dracula and a small group of men and women led by Professor Abraham van Helsing.