In the near future, the Krinar rule the Earth. An advanced race from another galaxy, they are still a mystery to us - and we are completely at their mercy. Shy and innocent, Mia Stalis is a college student in New York City who has led a very normal life. Like most people, she's never had any interactions with the invaders - until one fateful day in the park changes everything. Having caught Korum's eye, she must now contend with a powerful, dangerously seductive Krinar who wants to possess her and will stop at nothing to make her his own.
"I can't believe how much I enjoyed the book"
In Being Miss America, Kate Shindle interweaves an engrossing, witty memoir of her year as Miss America 1998 with a fascinating and insightful history of the pageant. She explores what it means to take on the mantle of America's "ideal", especially considering the evolution of the American female identity since the pageant's inception.
Souhaitez-vous maîtriser l'anglais? Aimez-vous les romances torrides et originales? En avez-vous assez de lire des manuels ennuyeux pour apprendre l'anglais? Si vous avez répondu oui à une ou plusieurs de ces questions, ce livre est peut-être fait pour vous. Nous proposons un outil d'apprentissage unique qui vous permettra de développer votre compréhension écrite et d'améliorer votre vocabulaire et votre grammaire de l'anglais.
Judyth Vary was once a promising science student who dreamed of finding a cure for cancer; this exposé is her account of how she strayed from a path of mainstream scholarship at the University of Florida to a life of espionage in New Orleans with Lee Harvey Oswald.
"Me and Lee solves and explains JFK Assassination"
A young prince crippled by a witch - When Fredrico watches his cruel family mourn his false death and announce to the kingdom their cursed prince has died, is the day he truly embraces his new life and new name Rumplestiltskin. How could he be known by anything else? - His skin is completely rumpled and stilted now. He hides away from the king and queen and grows up as a crippled servant in the castle.
Although we rely on physicians, calling on them at birth and death and every medical event in between, rarely do we consider the personal challenges faced by doctors-to-be. In 2005 author Jacqueline Marino and photojournalist Tim Harrison had the unprecedented opportunity to chronicle the experience of three students as they learned to become doctors at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.
"good for premed"
Within hours of giving birth to her sixth child, Mary Kay Letourneau had her baby daughter whisked from her arms. She was then shackled and returned to her jail cell. Just years before, the pretty, personable Seattle schoolteacher was living a life many would envy - she had a handsome husband, four beautiful children, and a beloved following of students. Then she was accused of raping one of her students, and her whole world turned upside down.
"Put me out of my misery!"
When Jill Morgenthaler arrived at boot camp in 1975 as part of the inaugural class of women in the Army, she was one of 83 female cadets... on a base of 50,000 men. So she knows a thing or two about conquering obstacles. In The Courage to Take Command, Colonel Morgenthaler provides invaluable leadership lessons drawn from her three decades of military service - from her first days in ROTC to combat in some of the world's most dangerous war zones.
There is a common misconception among patients as well as physicians that treating type two diabetes means controlling your blood sugar by any means. This approach is dangerously flawed. The fact is that type two diabetes is a complex disease process. If not managed properly, it often leads to a number of horrendous complications. Sometimes, medications can cause more harm than good.
Through its win-win approach, Healing Our World illustrates how the rules of social interaction which we learned as children hold the secret to universal harmony and abundance. Visit Ruwart.com to sign up for Dr. Ruwart's blog.
"best book on libertarianism"
For four consecutive years Shirley Temple was the world’s box-office champion, a record never equaled. By early 1935 her mail was reported as four thousand letters a week, and hers was the second-most popular girl’s name in the country. What distinguished Shirley Temple from every other Hollywood star of the period - and everyone since - was how brilliantly she shone.
"Entertaining and Informative"
Graves' disease is one of several causes of hyperthyroidism. In this book Dr. Zaidi, a leading endocrinologist, describes how to accurately diagnose and treat Graves' disease as well as other causes of hyperthyroidism. The medical treatment of Graves' disease has not changed in over 50 years. Sad, but true! The standard, usual treatment with radioactive iodine is a superficial, myopic approach. It almost always makes you hypothyroid (underactive thyroid state).
Do you want to master French? Do you like steamy, unique romance novels? Are you tired of reading boring textbooks in order to learn French? If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, this is an audiobook you should consider. We introduce a one-of-a-kind learning tool that will enhance your listening comprehension, improve your French vocabulary and grammar, and let you enjoy an unusual, sexy novel from a USA Today best-selling author in the process.
Your Stockholm Travel Guide is an audiobook that leads you directly to the best Stockholm has to offer. It is a travel guide without fuss, leading you to the most popular attractions and providing in-depth attraction profiles with addresses and opening hours. Budget travelers love the chapters about free things to do in Stockholm and the city's free annual events. If you are unsure where to sleep and eat, follow the recommendations for hotels and restaurants in Stockholm.
In the middle of a nighttime battle during the latter stages of the French Revolution, a British ship smashes into a massive black cliff hundreds of miles from any known landmass. Just as bewildered as its now crippled adversary, the pursuing French ship holds its fire until morning, when the crews of both vessels are struck dumb by the impossible regularity of the cliff's perfectly vertical sides and endless surface.
With so much written, rumored, told, and retold about Marilyn Monroe, it's amazing to consider how much we still don't know. On the screen she was iconic, radiant, yet her talent so rarely earned her respect. In life she was intelligent, brilliant, yet regarded as little more than Hollywood's blond bombshell. But who was the real Marilyn Monroe beyond the hit films and the headlines?
You'll be shocked when you read what you can do to improve your health and what Big Pharma doesn't want you to know about the most affordable treatment around - Vitamin D. Vitamin D is crucial to our health, yet most people are low in this vital vitamin - despite the vitamins they take, the foods they eat, the milk they drink or the sun exposure they receive.
Stress is the at the root of all illnesses - physical as well as psychological. Medications, various escapes, and even positive thinking work only as a bandage, while the volcano of stress continues to burn. Sooner or later, it erupts through these paper-thin layers of temporary fixes. In Stress Cure Now, Dr. Sarfraz Zaidi, MD, describes a three-step plan to get rid of stress at its roots, once and for all. This groundbreaking approach is based on his personal awakening, deep medical insight and vast clinical experience. Dr. Zaidi uses the sword of logic to pierce through the layers of stress.
"Great insight in human thoughts and behavior"
A nameless stranger lingers in a dingy tavern, trying and failing to stay one drink ahead of the memories that won't let him be. He seems weaker than mere drunkenness would explain: the room's paltry illumination still seems too bright for him, and even the softest sounds make him cringe. Just as he summons the will to put down his cup and leave, a group of traders barge in and loudly discuss the latest developments in the religious war between the followers of Jonders and Jenowade.
She is the voluptuous breathtaking exquisite Acte, the illegitimate daughter of Emperor Claudius and a slave for life in the royal household. When the virile young Nero first spies her magnificent beauty in the palace garden, he knows he must have her at any cost. Acte is also drawn to Sergio, the handsome gladiator. It is with him that she finds the true, pure love she has dreamed of. But in a loveless world where lust and power rule side by side, Acte's secret obsession with Sergio can me only one thing in Nero's decadent court - doom.
"INTERESTING BUT CRUEL HISTORIAL ROMANCE"