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36 revolutionary figures of history
"36 lectures from our extensive catalog of courses--a collection that offers piercing insights and great lessons on some of world history's most transformative figures. This Great Courses collection takes you across time and around the globe, and puts you in the presence of ancient kings, medieval poets, modern prime ministers--and even some figures you may not have considered to be as revolutionary as they are. Without the contributions of these remarkable people, the world as they knew it (and as we know it today) would never be the same" -- from publisher's web site.
The symphony Greenberg, Robert, 1954-
A twenty-four Lecture course that traces the development of the symphony from its roots in the opera of the Baroque period to the present.
The concerto Greenberg, Robert, 1954-
24 lectures exploring the range and history of the concerto from its beginnings in the late 1600s through the twentieth century.
Unphiltered Robertson, Phil.
Phil Robertson shares his views on faith, and how it has totally changed his way of life and how he treats others. His family and how he raised his kids and is raising grandkids while teaching them the life principles he lives by. Ducks and the business principles that started the Duck Commander Empire. Marriage, including what he's learned from his own marriage, and of course, his opinions on controversial topics like gun control, taxes, prayer in school, and the government.
Orange is the new black Kerman, Piper.
Piper Kerman barely resembles the reckless young woman who delivered the suitcase of drug money ten years ago. But that past caught up with her. From her first strip search to her final release, Kerman shares the dramatic story of her fifteen months behind bars.
N is for noose Grafton, Sue.
Private investigator Kinsey Millhone is back, sassy, and self-reliant as ever. Visiting a small town in the Sierras, Kinsey aids a recent widow, Selma Newquist, who believes that her detective husband did not die of a heart attack as reported, but from foul play. Kinsey sifts through the paper trail Tom Newquist left behind, trying to discover what he was investigating before he died. Kinsey is about to call it quits when she is severely beaten in her motel room.
Live original Robertson, Sadie.
Sadie Robertson represents everything that a well-adjusted teenager should be, even while growing up in the spotlight on Duck Dynasty. She exhibits poise, respect for her family and friends, and a faith that influences her choices. Everyone wants to know how a family as eclectic as the Robertsons are raising such confident, fun, family-loving kids. With the audiobook, Sadie sheds light on the values instilled by her family that make her the person she is.
Low midnight Vaughn, Carrie.
The hiding place Boom, Corrie Ten.
During the Nazi invasion and occupation of Holland, Corrie Ten Boom and her family became leaders in the Dutch underground, hiding Jewish people in their home in a specially built room and aiding their escape from the Nazis. For their pains, all but Corrie found death in a concentration camp. Here is a story aglow with the glory of God and the courage of a quiet Christian spinster whose life was transformed by it.
Henry vi part three Shakespeare, William.
Audio Partners Publishing and Arkangel Productions present a fully-dramatized production of William Shakespeare's final installment of Henry VI, which chronicles the aftermath of the death of King Henry V of England. A stark divide in English royalty develops when the Lancastrians, head by Henry VI and Queen Margaret of Anjou, declare war on the Yorkists, head by the Earl of Warwick and Richard III. Audiences witness murder, betrayal, and forced exile in this violent and dramatic epic.
The handsome man's deluxe cafe Smith, Alexander McCall.
Mma Makutsi has her hands full both at home and in the office. To add to her current challenges, she's decided to branch out on her own and open The Handsome Man's Deluxe Cafe. But even 'Miss 97 Per Cent' can't quite meet all the demands of running a business-not to mention those that a lightning strike makes on her building. Eventually, she'll have to accept all the help she can get-even if it comes from a completely unexpected source.
Fuzzy nation Scalzi, John.
Jack is an independent contractor surveying the planet Zarathustra for ZaraCorp. Then Jack discovers a seam of unimaginably valuable jewels, to which he manages to lay legal claim just as ZaraCorp is canceling their contract with him for his part in causing the collapse. When a small furry biped (and its family) shows up, it dawns on Jack that ZaraCorp may stop at nothing to eliminate the 'fuzzys' before their existence becomes more widely known.
Abiding in mindfulness volume 3: on dhamma Goldstein, Joseph.
Presents the Insight Meditation Society cofounder's profound analysis of the fourth foundation of mindfulness. Exploring the phenomena known in the Pali language as dhamma (in this context meaning 'categories of experience'), this 18-hour course investigates the traditional Hindrances, the Aggregates of Clinging, the Sense-Bases and their Fetters, the Four Noble Truths, and more.
The history of Christian theology Cary, Phillip, 1958-
In these thirty-six lectures, Professor Cary offers an overview of the development of Christian theology, from the writings of St. Paul and the formation of doctrines in the Middle Ages, through the Protestant Reformation, to the Vatican Councils.
Medical school for everyone : grand rounds cases
Still life Penny, Louise.
Chief Inspector Armand Gamache and his team of investigators are called in to the scene of a suspicious death in a rural village south of Montreal. Jane Neal, a local fixture in the tiny hamlet of Three Pines, just north of the U.S. border, has been found dead in the woods. The locals are certain it's just a tragic hunting accident, but Gamache knows something isn't quite right, and is soon certain that Jane Neal died at the hands of someone much more sinister than a careless hunter.
The colour of magic Pratchett, Terry.
On a world supported on four elephants standing on the back of the great A'Tuin, a giant turtle swimming slowly through the interstellar gulf, an eccentric expedition sets out to the edge of the planet. This title, which launched the legendary Discworld series, introduces the tourist Twoflower and his wizard guide, Rincewind.
Surely you're joking, mr. feynman! Feynman, Richard P..
In this intriguing memoir, Nobel Prize winner Richard Feynman chronicles the story behind his many achievements, including solving the mystery of liquid helium, becoming the first person to paint a naked female bullfighter, and cracking the supposedly uncrackable safes that the U.S. government used to store their Atomic Bomb secrets.
The lonely men L'Amour, Louis.
Tell sets out to cross the border into the Sierra Madres in order to bring back his nephew who has been kidnapped by Apache Indians. Unfortunately, Tell isn't alone on his journey as brutal Apache lurk throughout the terrain. Tell soon finds himself wondering if this is really a rescue mission or an Apache ambush set by his own sister-in-law?
Game of thrones Martin, George R. R..
Long ago, an enigmatic event forever changed the seasons in Winterfell. Thus the land was blessed with lush summers and simultaneously cursed with harsh winters. Now, Winterfell's borders are being increasingly encroached, forcing the prominent Stark family to defend its kingdom from enemies both old and new, including the rival Lannister House and a legendary demon.
Dexter is delicious Lindsay, Jeff.
Dexter, a forensics expert for the Miami Police, kills people in his spare time. However, he only murders other killers who escape justice. In this installment, Dexter is just adjusting to life with a newborn daughter when he's tasked with a missing persons case: a seventeen-year-old girl rumored to hang with Goths who deem themselves vampires. As Dexter investigates, he realizes these vampires are actually cannibals with their appetites now set on Dexter himself.
The 5 love languages Chapman, Dr. Gary.
Dr. Gary Chapman identifies five basic languages of love and then guides couples towards a better understanding of their unique languages of love. Learn to speak and understand your mate's love language, and in no time you will be able to effectively love and truly feel loved in return. Skillful communication is within your grasp!
16 lighthouse road Macomber, Debbie.
Family court judge Olivia Lockhart refuses to grant a divorce to Cecilia and Ian Randall, whose marriage has deteriorated in the wake of their daughter's death. Thanks to the officious Olivia, Cecilia and Ian decide to give marriage another try, and, slowly, they're reconciled. Meanwhile, Olivia gains notoriety as a result of her unusual decision, and thereby meets a handsome local journalist.
Vanessa and her sister Parmar, Priya.
London, 1905: The city is alight with change, and the Stephen siblings are at the forefront. Vanessa, Virginia, Thoby, and Adrian are leaving behind their childhood home and taking a house in the leafy heart of avant-garde Bloomsbury. There they bring together a glittering circle of bright, outrageous artistic friends who will grow into legend and come to be known as the Bloomsbury Group. And at the center of this charmed circle are the devoted, gifted sisters.
Small victories Lamott, Anne.
Offers a new message of hope that celebrates the triumph of light over the darkness in our lives. Our victories over hardship and pain may seem small, she writes, but they change us-our perceptions, our perspectives, and our lives. Lamott writes of forgiveness, restoration, and transformation, how we can turn toward love even in the most hopeless situations, how we find the joy in getting lost and our amazement in finally being found.
The peripheral Gibson, William.
Where Flynne and her brother, Burton, live, where jobs outside the drug business are rare. Fortunately, Burton has his veteran's benefits, for neural damage he suffered from implants during his time in the USMC's elite Haptic Recon force. Then one night Burton has to go out, but there's a job he's supposed to do-a job Flynne didn't know he had. Beta-testing part of a new game, he tells her. The job seems to be simple: work a perimeter around the image of a tower building.
Neil patrick harris - choose your own autobiography Harris, Neil Patrick.
This hilarious book has been adapted especially for the audiobook edition so listeners hear all of the same fun and humor from the printed version and don't have to make any decisions or jump around, just kick back, relax and listen. Plus, it features exclusive bonus audio of young Neil delivering an adorable speech.
The narcissist next door Kluger, Jeffrey.
Narcissists are everywhere. There are millions of them in the United States alone: entertainers, politicians, business people, and neighbors. Recognizing and understanding them is crucial to not being overtaken by them. With insight and wit, Jeffrey Kluger frames the surprising new research on narcissism and explains the complex, exasperating personality disorder.
The man who knew too much Leavitt, David.
To solve one of the great mathematical problems of his day, Alan Turing proposed an imaginary computer. Then, attempting to break a Nazi code during World War II, he successfully designed and built one, thus ensuring the Allied victory. Turing became a champion of artificial intelligence, but his work was cut short. As an openly gay man at a time when homosexuality was illegal in England, he was convicted and forced to undergo a humiliating 'treatment' that may have led to his suicide.
Just mercy Stevenson, Bryan.
An unforgettable account of an idealistic, gifted young lawyer's coming of age, a moving window into the lives of those he has defended, and an inspiring argument for compassion in the pursuit of true justice.
How we got to now Johnson, Steven.
A new look at the power and legacy of great ideas. The history of innovation over centuries tracing facets of modern life from their creation by hobbyists, amateurs, and entrepreneurs to their unintended historical consequences. Filled with surprising stories of accidental genius and brilliant mistakes, from the French publisher who invented the phonograph before Edison but forgot to include playback, to the Hollywood movie star who helped invent the technology behind Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
Revival King, Stephen.
A young boy, Jamie, and the new minister, Charles Jacobs, share a deep bond based on a secret obsession. When tragedy strikes the Jacobs family, the preacher curses God and mocks all religious belief. Now an adult, Jamie has demons of his own. Addicted to heroin and desperate, Jamie meets Charles Jacobs again, with profound consequences for both men. Their bond becomes a pact beyond even the Devil's devising, and Jamie discovers that revival has many meanings.
The qb Feldman, Bruce.
The story of a year in the making of those star players, and of the most significant year in QB development in sport's history, with the meteoric rise of various quarterback gurus finally coming to light. It is also the year 5'10" Russell Wilson wins the Super Bowl and for the first time in over 60 years a sub-six-foot QB, Johnny Manziel, gets drafted in the first round, forcing NFL power brokers to re-examine how they look at the position, and the game.
Lincoln and the power of the press Holzer, Harold.
As Lincoln started out in politics he wrote editorials and letters, and spoke to the public directly through the press. When war broke out, Lincoln authorized the most widespread censorship in the nation's history, closing down papers that were 'disloyal' and jailing editors who opposed him. Holzer shows an activist Lincoln through journalists who covered him, politicized newspaper editors battling for power, and a president using the press to speak directly to the people and shape the nation.
Joni mitchell: in her own words Marom, Malka.
This riveting narrative, told in interviews and lyrics, is shared in the hope of illuminating a timeless body of work and inspiring others. Through seven decades of life and art, discussing the influence of Joni Mitchell's childhood, love and loss, playing dives and huge festivals, acclaim and criticism, poverty and affluence, glamorous triumphs and tragic mistakes.
He's so fine Shalvis, Jill.
For Olivia Bentley, Lucky Harbor is more than the town where she runs her new vintage shop. It's the place where folks are friendly to strangers and nobody knows her real name. Olivia does a good job of keeping her past buried, not getting too cozy with anyone, until she sees a man drowning. Charter boat captain Cole Donovan has no problem with a gorgeous woman throwing her arms around his neck in an effort to 'save' him. In fact, he'd like to spend a lot more time skin-to-skin with Olivia.
Good hunting Devine, Jack.
The memoir of Devine's time in the CIA, where he served for more than 30 years, rising to become the acting deputy director of operations, responsible for the agency's spying operations. A story of intrigue and high-stakes maneuvering, more gripping when the fate of geopolitical order hangs in the balance. It also sounds a warning to the nation's decision makers: covert operations, not costly and devastating full-scale interventions, are the best safeguard of America's interests worldwide.
Gone too far Brockmann, Suzanne.
When Sam Starrett shows up at the door of his ex-wife's home, he makes a grisly discovery, his daughter is gone and the body of a woman lies murdered. FBI agent Alyssa Locke's relationship with Sam has been intense and nearly tragic, yet it refuses to end. Unfortunately, she is assigned to the investigation and the two are face to face. With her reputation on the line and her loyalties in question, Alyssa is faced with a dilemma: arrest a man she believes is innocent, or risk her career.
The empty throne Cornwell, Bernard.
Ethelred, the ruler of Mercia, is dying, leaving no legitimate heir. The West Saxons want their king, but Uhtred has long supported Athelflaed, sister to King Edward of Wessex and widow of Aethelred. Widely loved and respected, Athelflaed has all the makings of a leader. But could Saxon warriors ever accept a woman as their ruler? The stage is set for rivals to fight for the empty throne.
Dogwood hill Woods, Sherryl.
When former pro football quarterback Aidan Mitchell comes to Chesapeake Shores to take a high school coaching job, he's embraced by the town, especially the O'Briens. But Aidan has a secret that could alter all their lives. For Liz March, who's trying for a fresh start after a devastating betrayal, taking a chance on Aidan may be more than she can handle. Her heart, however, refuses to listen to her head. But just when forever seems within reach, Aidan's secret threatens to change everything.
A deadly web Hooper, Kay.
John Brodie is a Guardian, a member of a secret network devoted to protecting the psychics in his charge from a ruthless enemy. Tasha Solomon is unaware of the Guardians' existence, until the night the psychic suffers a shocking and violent attack and Brodie saves her life. Tasha isn't used to depending on anyone, but the assault has left her vulnerable. Now, she is forced to trust that Brodie can guide her toward a safe harbor, one she fears is more elusive with each dark and endless night.
Die again Gerritsen, Tess.
Jane Rizzoli is on the case of a big game hunter found dead in his apartment, alone with the body of a beautiful white snow leopard he had recently been commissioned to stuff for a museum in the area. Medical examiner Maura Isles connects the case to a number of seemingly unrelated deaths where the victims have all been found hanging upside down, the hallmark of a leopard's kill. When she realizes the two cases are connected, Rizzoli must track down who, or what, is behind these gruesome deaths.
Dawn of the planet of the apes Irvine, Alex.
A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth's dominant species.
Cyador's heirs Modesitt, Jr., L. E..
Decades after the fall of Cyador, its survivors have reestablished themselves in Cigoerne, a fertile country coveted by hostile neighbors in less hospitable lands. Young Lerial, the second son of Duke Kiedron, lives in the shadow of his older brother, Lephi, the heir to their father's realm. Lerial's future seems preordained: he will one day command his brother's forces in defense of Cigoerne, serving at his older sibling's pleasure and no more.
Captivated by you Day, Sylvia.
Gideon is the miracle in Eva's life. Her gorgeous, wounded warrior, so determined to slay her demons while refusing to face his own. Their vows should have bound them tighter. Instead they opened old wounds, exposed pain and insecurities, and lured bitter enemies out of the shadows. The darkness of his past threatened everything they'd worked so hard for. They faced a terrible choice: the familiar safety of the lives they'd had before or the fight for a future that suddenly seemed impossible.
The boy who drew monsters Donohue, Keith.
Ever since he nearly drowned in the ocean three years earlier, ten-year-old Jack Peter Keenan has been deathly afraid to venture outdoors. Refusing to leave his home in a small coastal town in Maine, Jack Peter spends his time drawing monsters. When those drawings take on a life of their own, no one is safe from the terror they inspire.
Bitter greens Forsyth, Kate.
A historical novel that gorgeously interweaves the Rapunzel fairy tale with the true life story of French novelist Charlotte-Rose de Caumont de la Force. This sumptuous novel holds the stories of three women, braided together to create a compelling tale of desire, black magic, and the redemptive power of love.
As chimney sweepers come to dust Bradley, Alan.
Banished is how twelve-year-old Flavia de Luce laments her predicament, when her father and Aunt Felicity ship her off to Miss Bodycote's Female Academy, the boarding school that her mother, Harriet, once attended across the sea in Canada. The sun has not yet risen on Flavia's first day in captivity when a gift lands at her feet. Flavia being Flavia, a budding chemist and sleuth, that gift is a charred and mummified body, which tumbles out of a bedroom chimney.
The bat Nesbo, Jo.
Inspector Harry Hole is dispatched to Sydney to observe a murder case. Harry is free to offer assistance, but he has firm instructions to stay out of trouble. The victim is a twenty-three year old Norwegian woman who is a minor celebrity. He befriends one of the lead detectives, and one of the witnesses, as he is drawn deeper into the case. They discover that this is only the latest in a string of unsolved murders, and the pattern points toward a psychopath working his way across the country.
Worthy fights Panetta, Leon.
The inspiring and revelatory autobiography of the defense secretary and CIA director who led the intelligence war that killed Bin Laden, among many important roles in a legendary career.
World order Kissinger, Henry.
Grounded in Henry Kissinger's deep study of history and experience as national security advisor and secretary of state, he guides readers on a tour of the globe. It examines the events and ideas that formed the historic concepts of order, their manifestations in contemporary controversies, and the ways in which they might ultimately be reconciled. Provocative and articulate, blending historical insight with prognostication.
What if? Munroe, Randall.
Millions of people visit xkcd.com to read Randall Munroe's iconic webcomic. His stick-figure drawings about science, technology, language, and love have a large following. Fans ask him a lot of strange questions. In pursuit of answers, Munroe runs computer simulations, pores over stacks of declassified military research memos, solves differential equations, and consults with nuclear reactor operators. His responses are masterpieces of clarity and hilarity, complemented by his signature comics.
What i know for sure Winfrey, Oprah.
The inspirational wisdom Oprah Winfrey shares in her monthly O., The Oprah Magazine column updated, curated, and collected for the first time. Organized by theme, the essays offer a rare and powerful glimpse into the mind of one of the world's most extraordinary women.
Waking the buddha Strand, Clark.
Is there more to Buddhism than sitting in silent meditation? Is modern Buddhism relevant to the problems of daily life? Does it empower individuals to transform their lives? Soka Gakkai International is the largest, most dynamic Buddhist movement in the world today. The author offers insight into how and why the Soka Gakkai, with its commitment to social justice and its egalitarian approach, has become a role model, not only for other schools of Buddhism, but for other religions as well.
Rebel yell Gwynne, S. C..
Civil War general Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson became a great and tragic American hero. General Stonewall Jackson was like no one anyone had ever seen. In April of 1862 he was merely another Confederate general with only a single battle credential in an army fighting in what seemed to be a losing cause. By middle June he had engineered perhaps the greatest military campaign in American history and was one of the most famous men in the Western World.
Proxima Baxter, Stephen.
The 27th century: Proxima Centauri, an undistinguished red dwarf star, is the nearest star to the sun and the nearest to host a world, Proxima IV, habitable by humans. But Proxima IV is unlike Earth in many ways. Huddling close to the warmth, orbiting in weeks, it keeps one face to its parent star at all times. One half desert, the other half an ice cap in perpetual darkness. How would it be to live on such a world? Yuri Jones, with 1,000 others, is about to find out.
Nothing personal Burton, Jaci.
In this contemporary romance from bestselling author Jaci Burton, a wealthy casino owner and his devoted assistant discover that matters of the heart never follow the rules of business.
Lila Robinson, Marilynne.
Lila, homeless and alone, steps inside a small-town Iowa church and ignites a romance and a debate that will reshape her life. She becomes the wife of a minister, John Ames, and begins a new existence. Neglected as a toddler, Lila was rescued by Doll, a young drifter, and brought up by her in a hardscrabble childhood. When Lila arrives in Gilead, she struggles to reconcile their days of hardship with the gentle Christian worldview of her husband which paradoxically judges those she loves.
Not that kind of girl Dunham, Lena.
Lena Dunham tells stories about wonderful nights with terrible boys and terrible days with wonderful friends, about ambition and the two existential crises that she had before the age of twenty. About fashion and its many discontents. About publicly sharing her body, and having to prove one's self in a meeting full of fifty-year-old men, and the health fears (tinnitus, lamp dust, infertility) that keep her up at night.
The innovators Isaacson, Walter.
The computer and the Internet are among the most important inventions of our era, but few people know who created them. Most innovations of the digital age were made collaboratively. There were a lot of fascinating people involved, some ingenious and a few even geniuses. This is the story of these pioneers, hackers, and entrepreneurs, how their minds worked and what made them so creative. It's also a narrative of how their ability to work as teams made them even more creative.
The indifferent stars above Brown, Daniel James.
In this gripping narrative, Daniel James Brown details the tragic story of the doomed Donner party, as seen through the prism of one young woman who survived.
Contact harvest Staten, Joseph.
In the outer-most human colony, known as Harvest for its extremely fertile, soil social tension reaches a boiling point. Anticipating civil war, the government tasks Sergeant Avery Johnson with raising a militia to protect the colony's interest. However, several ancient alien relics are buried on the planet and soon draws the attention of a group of warring aliens know as the Covenant. Now, Johnson must unite the planet against a common enemy.
Being mortal Gawande, Atul.
Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending. Full of eye-opening research and riveting storytelling, Gawande asserts that medicine can comfort and enhance our experience even to the end, providing not only a good life but also a good end.
The assassination of margaret thatcher and other stories Mantel, Hilary.
Her classic wicked humor in these stories - which range from a ghost story to a vampire story to near-memoir to mini-sagas of family and social fracture - brilliantly unsettles the reader in that unmistakably Mantel way.
Agent storm Storm, Morten.
Morten Storm takes listeners inside the jihadist world like never before, showing the daily life of zealous men set on mass murder, from dodging drones with al-Qaeda leaders in the Arabian desert to training in extremist gyms in Britain and performing supply drops in Kenya. He also provides a tantalizing look at his dangerous life undercover, as he traveled the world for missions targeting its most dangerous terrorists and into the world's most powerful spy agencies.
Raging star Young, Moira.
Saba is ready to seize her destiny and defeat DeMalo and the Tonton, until she meets him and he confounds all her expectations with his vision of a New Eden. DeMalo wants Saba to join him to create and build a healthy, sustainable world for the chosen few. The choice is clear: to fight DeMalo and try to stop New Eden. Joined by her brother, Saba leads an inexperienced guerilla band against DeMalo, his settlers and the Tonton militia. Saba must act and be willing to pay the price.
The noticer returns Andrews, Andy.
Andy Andrews is reunited with the man who changed everything for him-Jones, also known as 'The Noticer.' As the story unfolds, Jones uses his unique talent of noticing little things that make a big difference. And these 'little things' grant the people of Fairhope, Alabama, a life-changing gift-perspective. What starts as a story of one person's everyday reality unfolds into the extraordinary principles available to anyone looking to create the life for which they were intended.
Love over scotland Smith, Alexander McCall.
The citizens of Scotland Street in Edinburgh take on new adventures in the series' third installment: Domenica Macdonald conducts an anthropological study in the Malacca Straits, young Bertie is able to take a break from psychotherapy to attend his junior orchestra's trip to Paris, Angus Lordie desperately searches for his stolen dog, and a love triangle develops between art students Pat and Wolf and wealthy gallery owner Matthew.
Jesus on trial Limbaugh, David.
David Limbaugh applies his lifetime of legal experience to a unique new undertaking: making a case for the gospels as hard evidence of the life and work of Jesus Christ. Limbaugh, a practicing attorney and former professor of law, approaches the canonical gospels with the same level of scrutiny he would apply to any legal document and asks all the necessary questions about the story of Jesus told through Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.
Beneath the ashes Henry, Sue.
Spring has come to Alaska. Jessie is training a new pack of sled dogs when trouble starts. First, a fire destroys a local tavern and leaves a dead body. Then Jessie's friend, Annie Holman, turns up with a horrible tale of wife abuse. Finally, Jessie's own cabin is burned. Jessie must get to the bottom of the arson outbreak, and to do that she must determine whether her friend is a victim or a maniacal killer.
Arabella Heyer, Georgette.
The story of a poor girl who captures the heart of a handsome and wealthy bachelor. When Arabella first arrives in London, she has only one mission: to snare a rich husband. With a mind to beat the competition, she pretends to be a rich heiress and soon finds herself the talk of the town, pursued by the most eligible bachelors in the city. But she has her sights on one man only: the much-hunted Mr Beaumaris.
A place of wonder Focus on the Family.
Join the kids from Odyssey as they get themselves into, and out of, trouble. They learn the importance of God and how he can help them in any situation they may get themselves into. Dr. Regis Blackgaard's twin brother Edwin moves to Odyssey. Instead of following in his evil brother's footsteps, Edwin opens a dinner theater. A flash flood threatens the lives of Eugene, Whit, Bernard, and Tom while elsewhere, Jimmy and Lawrence battle a monster named Gorgonzola.
Mission: accomplished Younger, Marshal.
Join the kids from Odyssey as they get themselves into, and out of, trouble. They learn the importance of God and how he can help them in any situation they may get themselves into. Jimmy signs up to help missionaries and ends up in the jungles of Central America! Robyn has to find the Treasure of LeMonde. before it's too late. Whit, Connie and the whole gang learn that forgiveness and faith go a long way!
Last apprentice - the fury of the seventh son Delaney, Joseph.
Finally, Tom Ward, the spook's last apprentice, will confront the Fiend for the last time. Tom Ward has battled boggarts, ghasts, witches, dark gods, and the most terrifying creatures to roam the earth. He's allied with the witch assassin Grimalkin, with a powerful boggart, and with Alice, the young witch who is also his true love. And he has kept one step ahead of the Fiend, the most evil being in the world. Now, he will vanquish the Fiend once and for all. But it requires a terrible sacrifice.
The midnight zoo Hartnett, Sonya.
Two gypsy boys are fleeing through a war-ravaged country-side during the night carrying a secret bundle. The boys stumble across a town that has been reduced to smoking rubble, and a zoo that is still intact. When the boys take shelter in the zoo, they discover a menagerie of talking animals. Both the boys and the animals tell their tales and their desire for freedom.
Eat right for your type [the individualized diet solution to staying healthy, living longer & achieving your ideal weight] D'Adamo, Peter.