Travel back to the earliest days of Pernese history in this first-ever Dragonriders of Pern short story collection. Building a new life on a distant world, braving the dreaded Thread that falls like silver rain from the sky only to destroy every living thing it touches, flying heroically on the wondrous dragons - The Dragonriders of Pern!
"Good stories, poorly read."
From paleontology, dinosaurs, and fossils to the fascinating and strange phenomena of life on Earth today, come the inspiration for this collection of Stephen Jay Gould's best essays. Fads to fungus, baseball to beeswax, Gould always circles back to the great themes of time, change, and history. Gould's inimitable style makes history and science accessible and relevant to all.
"Dinosaur in a Haystack:"
Sex scandals have rocked Hollywood since the industry began, but Once More With Feeling: You'll Never Make Love in This Town Again, Again is a brand new collection of stories that this town will never recover from - again.
"This is Second Book"
In a sensitive and heart-rending memoir, Resnick tells how she found herself in the middle of the O. J. Simpson trial, "Trial of the Century", because of her attempt to defend the truth concerning the murder of her friend. In the end, Resnick chronicles her struggle to continue to act in Nicole Brown's behalf, and does much more than share one woman's story of recovery from drug addiction and loss.
Secret Ceremonies is the story of the awakening of Deborah Laake. A devout Mormon, she attended Brigham Young University, received good grades, was popular - but most of all, she found the One, the man who declared that his claim to her was a matter of divine revelation. Thus, while still in her teens she was married in the sacred chambers of a Mormon temple. From there her life began to disintegrate.
"Short and Entertaining"
Get instant access to cutting-edge ideas and the hard-won wisdom of one of today's leading experts on information technology (IT). Using real-world examples, this audio guide delivers the facts you need to navigate complex IT issues, including: which technologies are most important in running a business today; how to manage the use of and direction of your company's technology issues; ways to measure workplace performance with IT; and much more.
Economists and financial wizards William Sterling and Stephen Waite take an in-depth look at how America's baby boomers have transformed the nation's - and the world's - economy, and how that transformation must inevitably - and radically - alter its course as the boomers age. The authors show listeners that there are strategies they can use, both as private individuals and collectively as a nation, to stay ahead of the all-important demographics curve and prosper during the "age wave".
Are you ready to make your family the most important part of your every day? Best selling author Judy Ford delivers practical wisdom and advice for building strong, healthy families, speaking to every family member about how they can contribute to this important goal. Whether yours is a traditional or nontraditional family, Ford's prescription will sustain families with such vital tools as love and laughter.
"The Real Deal"