Transitions are a critical time for leaders. In fact, most agree that moving into a new role is the biggest challenge a manager will face. While transitions offer a chance to start fresh and make needed changes in an organization, they also place leaders in a position of acute vulnerability. Missteps made during the crucial first three months in a new role can jeopardize or even derail your success.
"Not A Lot of Take-a-ways"
Tarik Sabarn, King of Desani, thought he'd lost everything when his Queen was murdered. In the years following her death, he gave up on love and focused on ruling his kingdom. When he meets Lea at a United Alliance meeting, he finds what was once lost. Lea never imagined a random night of passion would lead to answers she'd spent years searching for. After a night with Tarik, she learns more than she bargained for and finds love. But if she's not careful, they'll both lose out again.
"Love this series!"
With his enemy defeated and order re-established, Vaan plans to enjoy his life with his Raasa mate. Mikayla's upcoming motherhood makes his heart sing with joy. Mikayla prepares for the birth of her first youngling with her Overlord mate. This should be a happy time but Vaan must return to Kaban and reassure his people that he yet lives.
A black hooded figure suddenly appeared behind her. She gasped and her brown eyes grew wide. Nathan watched helplessly as a small trickle of blood fell from her mouth. Other hooded figures appeared; their silver swords clutched upright against their chests. Nathan held tight to her lifeless body while trying to fight back the tears that swelled in his eyes. "No," he cried. "No!"
Bill is an IT manager at Parts Unlimited. It's Tuesday morning and on his drive into the office, Bill gets a call from the CEO. The company's new IT initiative, code named Phoenix Project, is critical to the future of Parts Unlimited, but the project is massively over budget and very late. The CEO wants Bill to report directly to him and fix the mess in 90 days or else Bill's entire department will be outsourced.
The Winchester witches are back and better than ever. Spend five frightfully funny holidays with the Winchesters and the people who love them.
Toby Kincaid loves being the junior librarian in his hometown of Sandy Lake, Ohio. He spends his days surrounded by books and chatting with the library patrons. He especially adores the head librarian, Mr. Miggles, who is kind, witty, knowledgeable about everything, and hopelessly addicted to Christmas. Sean Miggles is also pretty cute - especially for an older guy who wears ties and suit pants every day.
"Packed with emotion"
After surviving a battle against one of the immortal Fallen Ones, Nathan is left with a burning question: who is the Firewalker? In a mad dash to London, Nathan and his friends try to decode the cryptic Firewalker prophecy, as Lauren and the Fallen Ones continue to plague them. They search for one with a specific power. Why are they being chased? And who is the one that the dark powers seek?
"The next book"
Ten Pikachu diaries in one book! Includes the stories Diary of a Cool Pikachu, Diary of an Awesome Pikachu, Diary of a Super Pikachu, Diary of a Mega Pikachu, Diary of a Turbo Pikachu, and more!
"Very happy with this book series"
The Minecraft Spy Club is a secret organization operating in the Minecraft world. With thousands of members, the Spy Club takes all possible efforts to make sure that peace reigns in the world. The members thwart crimes, terror attacks, robberies, and sinister plots wherever they can. Mike and his team are on an important assignment - to find a missing enchantment book. As they investigate, they find that an old secret crime operation called "The Eyes" is slowly gaining power. But is it too late already?
"Dear BlockBoy "
Did you ever wonder how Sam Cornell and Clove Winchester hooked up? Here's your chance to find out. Travel back in time (a few months, anyway) and witness the weird magic of the Winchester world from Sam's perspective as he works on refurbishing the Dandridge lighthouse - and fights his feelings for a certain witchy wonder.
"not my favorite"
Marcus Richmond might be the quiet one in the Winchester witches' world, but that doesn't mean he has nothing to say. Between renovations at his stable - and plans for a bright future with a certain feisty witch - Marcus has his hands full. Things get even more hectic when local FBI Agent Landon Michaels discovers blood in Marcus' loft and a series of strange occurrences and thefts plague Hemlock Cove.
"New character hit home with me "
It's not easy for a young gay artist like Jordan Carson to grow up in Jefferson, Wisconsin, where all anyone seems to care about in middle school and high school are the sports teams. But Jordan was lucky. He met Owen Nelson in the second grade, and they've been BFFs ever since. Owen is a big, beautiful blond and their school's champion wrestler. No one messes with Owen, or with anyone close to him, and he bucks popular opinion by keeping Jordan as his wingman even after Jordan comes out at school.
"WOW! So cute!"
Get to know Pikachu, Ash, Misty, and Brock. Learn about the feelings that haunt Pikachu, the controversial nature of his character, and the adventures and battles he faces as he joins Ash on his quest to catch all Pokemon. In this diary, he tells about how they have poachers and hunters arrested, bullies dumbfounded, and friendships made. Don't miss the fun, action-packed, somewhat humorous storytelling in this Pikachu diary series!
"Lots of fun"
Ten years ago, Cosmo Bari vanished, taking with him his legendary masterpiece, Virgin in Pastel. Since that day, no one in the seaside art colony of Steeple Hill has heard from the eccentric painter. Surrounded by an extended family of Cosmo's colorful compatriots, mystery writer Kyle Bari believes he has come to terms with being abandoned by his famous father. Then his ex-lover, Adam MacKinnon, arrives with his new partner, the beautiful but poisonous Brett.
"Summer Loving & Murder..."
Pikachu is going through a series of short, inconvenient changes. His body is uncertain about his Pokemon type, and within just one morning and one afternoon, he turns from an electric type to a steel type, a dark type, a poison type, and more. Hear about the struggles and joys of Pikachu, who sometimes controls his powers and feels powerless at other times. Follow his anecdotes and the funny conversations around him between Ash, Misty, and an annoying flower girl they meet.
Terry Davenport is new to the job as Walkerville's chief of police, but he takes his position seriously - even though very few things of note happen in the small hamlet. Walkerville may be boring, but Terry's personal life is anything but. When termites infest his house, Terry has no choice but to check into a local inn while his home is being tented. He chooses the Winchesters' bed and breakfast, of course, and he's hoping for good food and a modicum of entertainment from the young girls he loves so much.
Sloane loves a good mystery. He grew up as the son of two psychiatrists, so he finds most people tediously easy to figure out. He finds his way to Pennsylvania State University, longing for a rural experience, and ends up being lured into joining a frat by Micah Springfield, the hippest guy on campus.
"I really, really liked this story!"
Get to know Pikachu, Ash, Misty, and Brock. Learn about the feelings that haunt Pikachu, the controversial nature of his character, and the adventures and battles he faces as he joins Ash on his quest to catch all Pokémon. In this diary, he tells about how they have poachers and hunters arrested, bullies dumbfounded, and friendships made.
Pikachu is in love with another Pikachu, which everyone calls "Pikacha." He falls for her looks, but he soon discovers that being a boyfriend isn't always easy, especially not with a ketchup addiction and a few challenges down the road. Not only does Pikachu have to face a couple of Pokémon that get in his way, but he also has to bring up the courage to approach his female friend and listen to Brock's wise advice. Don't miss the fun, action-packed, somewhat humorous storytelling in this Pikachu diary series!