Mia Cantrell is happy to be rid of her lying, cheating ex-husband. With her divorce final, Mia is moving on, grasping the reins of life once more. She's learning to deal with the shattered remains while putting one foot in front of the other, taking control of her own decisions, and ultimately living one day at a time. Too bad the universe has put a hiccup or two in her carefully plotted plan.
"It just doesn't get much better!"
Walt Whitman said, "...poetry is the voice of the nation, expressing its deepest concerns, ambitions and longings," which is certainly true of the great classic poetry of America. This wide-ranging anthology, from the earliest poets of the 16th century to the present day, reflects the changing preoccupations and visions of Americans, including Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Edgar Allan Poe, Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, E.E. Cummings, and more.
Gustavo Arellano has compiled the best questions about Mexican Americans from readers of his ¡Ask a Mexican!column in California's OC Weekly and uses them to explore the clichés of lowriders, busboys, and housekeepers; drunks and scoundrels; heroes and celebrities; and most important, millions upon millions of law-abiding, patriotic American citizens and their illegal-immigrant cousins who represent some $600 billion in economic power.
"Good but long"
Caine Neiheisel is stuck in a dead-end job at the end of a dead-end relationship when the chance of a lifetime falls in his lap. His mother inherits her uncle’s sheep station in New South Wales, Australia, and Caine sees it as the opportunity to start over, out on the range where his stutter won’t hold him back and his willingness to work will surely make up for his lack of knowledge.
Thorne Lachlan knows a thing or two about getting himself safely out of a blaze. For years he fought in the world's hot spots, a Commando with the Australian Army. Now, retired, he fights flames for the Royal Fire Service. When a grassfire brings him to Lang Downs, the next sheep station in danger, Thorne meets Ian Duncan and sparks fly that neither man can put out. But both men have ghosts from the past that stand in the way of moving beyond mutual attraction.
"Hopefully the final instalment."
All his life, Jason has had one goal: to come home to Lang Downs as a resident veterinarian when they need his skills and jackaroo when they don't. And it means he gets to spend time with Seth during his occasional visits, even though his dream of going from friends to lovers is hopeless since Seth is straight. When Seth unexpectedly comes home to stay, Jason takes it as the boon it is. But juggling a relationship with another jackaroo and his friendship with Seth isn't easy....
"Narrator does a great job with great story"
Twenty-year-old Chris Simms is barely keeping his head above water. After losing his mother and his home, he struggles to provide for himself and his brother. When homophobes attack him, he thinks his life is over, but then he's rescued by jackaroos from a nearby sheep station. He's as stunned to be offered a job there as he is to discover both the station owner and foreman are gay.
"A true-to-form second installment"
Office manager Sam Emery is unemployed and out of luck. When his emotionally abusive wife demands a divorce, he contacts the one person he has left, his brother, Neil. He doesn’t expect Neil to reject him, but he also doesn’t expect the news of his divorce - and of his sexuality - to be met with such acceptance.
"A sweet chapter in the Lang Downs saga"
These are not old-time radio shows but incredible simulations! Created by veteran audio theater producer Joe Bevilacqua, these humorious half-hours take off on such classic old time radio shows as The Shadow, The Lone Ranger, The Green Hornet, War of the Worlds, Suspense and The Jack Benny Program.
James Baldwin reading from Another Country and Giovanni's Room; WIlliam Styron reading from Lie Down in Darkness; James Jones reading from From Here to Eternity; and Philip Roth reading from Letting Go.
Travel back in time to 1966 with this historical UFO recording - a radio news special program on UFOs, featuring comments by Donald Keyhoe, J. Allen Hynek, Al Chop (USAF), James Moseley, and Willliam Coleman (USAF). Eye-witness and news accounts discussed include the Washington, DC, radar case; the 1952, McMinville, Oregon, case; and the Exeter, New Hampshire sightings. Keyhoe also describes an aircraft case investigated by a secret government agency.
The Thinking Woman's Erotica; A movie star longs for anonymity. A Sydney sculptor wonders whether a lover can be summoned by the act of artistic creation. A London weatherman inspires both obsessive lust and devastating storms. An eighteenth-century biographer discovers a magic, erotic ritual which will change his life forever.
The thinking woman's erotica. In Wales, a young woman's sensuality is awakened by an outrageous inheritance. In Oklahoma, a rainmaker offers a drought-stricken town salvation at a controversial price. In Sydney, a record producer struggles to balance wife and mistress - until one of them takes matters into her own hands.... Tobsha Learner's passionate short story collections, Quiver, Tremble, and Yearn, will consume you - and have you begging for more.
The thinking woman's erotica: Quiver's 12 interlinked short stories explore desire in all its complexity, and transport us into a world of love, power, pain, pleasure and obsession. Experience the excitement of the new, sexual friction at its most primal, and the lingering fingers of a past that refuses to let go. Tobsha Learner's passionate short story collections, Quiver, Tremble, and Yearn, will consume you - and have you begging for more.