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Maximize your energy and optimize your health! The clean-eating lifestyle focuses on fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and a minimum of processed and packaged foods. But while most clean-eating cookbooks advocate lean meats and seafood, The Everything Eating Clean Cookbook for Vegetarians is the only one that is 100 percent meat-free! This super-healthy cookbook includes recipes for 300 simple, delicious, and wholesome meals, with vegan options for each one. Recipes include: Blueberry cobbler smoothie Homemade scallion hashbrown cakes Ginger-citrus-apple salad Clean creamy corn chowder Spicy spinach and artichoke dip Thai vegetable curry Five-alarm enchiladas Tomato-basil rigatoni Vegetarian meatloaf Pecan-packed pie Cocoa cafe brownies Whether you're a seasoned chef or a kitchen newbie, this book helps you create meals that taste amazing, adhere to your vegetarian guidelines, and include clean ingredients that pack every bite with the right nutrition your body needs to thrive!
Spacepedition! Nightwind and his cyborg companion were an unlikely team by galactic standards, but they shared a fierce drive for independence and adventure. When they heard about the lost civilization, and its untapped treasures, they wasted no time to search for it. But Rhyl was a barren, unrelenting planet; covered with endless deserts, and deadly sciroccos. They were prepared for that hardship, but not for the beasts-sandcats of Hell!
Rand Monroe has found a way around his grandfather's will. To retain ownership of Roe Technology, he needs an heir, not a wife. So Rand hires a surrogate to have his child. Things are looking good until the surrogate changes her mind at the last minute.Kiley Adams is getting a pap smear, but when the lights go out, she gets a whole lot more. Now the innocent is faced with being pregnant before ever making love to a man.Things might not be so bad if she hadn't started falling in love with him the first moment she hit him in the head with a door at the doctor's office. It also might be easier if someone wasn't out to kill her.Sensuality Level: Behind Closed Doors
"Heather Thurmeier writes sweet, funny romances that capture your heart!" --New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jennifer Probst "Heather Thurmeier's hunky heroes and feisty heroines will have you laughing out loud, falling in love...and coming back for more!" --Carly Phillips, New York Times bestselling author Newly single Cassidy Quinn is thrilled to be a contestant on the new reality dating show The One. But her excitement turns to horror when the gorgeous bachelor turns out to be her ex-boyfriend. Seeing Brad again makes Cassidy realize she might not be as "over him" as she thought--and then she meets hunky cameraman Evan Burke. After watching his brother lose his wife in a tragic accident, Evan vows never to fall in love. But following Cassidy around as her personal cameraman makes him question his decision, and resisting her gets harder with every sunbathing, bikini-wearing day. Cassidy and Evan begin a forbidden affair while her ex-boyfriend tries to win her heart back one groping, awkward moment at a time. If Cassidy can manage to stop falling off horses (literally); stop falling onto her ex-boyfriend, the bachelor (yes, literally); and stop falling in love with backstage playboy Evan; she might still make it through the show without becoming a tabloid sensation. But soon Cassidy must choose between the ex who broke her heart and the cameraman who might never love her back. For Cassidy, this reality show just got real. Sensuality Level: Sensual
If being forced to team up with reality TV's favorite bad girl wasn't enough, falling for her brother might just make this reality show a real nightmare.Paige Anderson agrees to be on a new reality show called Treasure Trekkers, a show where contestants use handheld GPS units to find hidden caches filled with prizes, with her good friend Cassidy. But when Cassidy is unable to compete, Chip Cormack, the show's producer, steps in with a last-minute replacement to be Paige's partner - Zoe Oliver, reality TV's favorite bad girl.Jack Miles (aka Miles) is a mountain climber with the body to prove it. Miles convinced his climbing partner Ben to come on the show with him for one reason - to prove to Ben that they can still hike together, regardless of the fact that Ben lost his foot in a tragic accident. Miles isn't about to let anything get in his way of winning - not even beautiful Paige.But when Miles and Paige are thrown into an alliance with their teammates, working closely together leads to more than just good strategy. Can Paige steal Miles' heart while surviving Zoe long enough to win the game?Sensuality Level: Sensual
Zoe Oliver never wanted to be on another reality TV show . . . until Chip Cormack made an offer too good to refuse. He's guaranteed her a payday this time and a chance to redeem herself in America's eyes. But Zoe worries she won't be able to focus as her desire for Chip grows and her strength to resist him weakens. When she learns she'll be roughing it in the woods with Chip and without luxuries like indoor plumbing and electricity, she's instantly on edge, feeling naked and terrified that her scars will be exposed and her secrets revealed. When Zoe's past turns up on the show, she fears she'll lose not only the life she's sacrificed everything else to have, but also the affections of the only man she's ever trusted with her heart.Sensuality Level: Sensual
Diabetes is a complex disease--but learning about it shouldn't be! A Type 2 diabetes diagnosis can be daunting, but it is also manageable. With this all-in-one guide, you will get expert advice on establishing a healthier lifestyle and getting control of your diabetes. The Everything Guide to Managing Type 2 Diabetes provides easy-to-follow advice on all aspects of living with diabetes, and helps you: Recognize the symptoms of prediabetes and diabetes Monitor your blood glucose levels Learn about the types of insulin and insulin-delivery systems Understand the importance of nutrition and exercise Reduce the short- and long-term effects of diabetes Filled with reliable advice and the latest information on medication, therapies, blood sugar monitoring, and more, this invaluable guide shows you how to take control of your diabetes and enjoy your life!
Put your child on the path to success! A child's emotional intelligence has been shown to be one of the strongest factors in whether or not that child will be successful later in life. A child with high emotional intelligence (EQ) has good self-control, resilience, and empathy--all factors that help build a foundation for a more grounded, satisfying, and successful life. With The Everything Parent's Guide to Emotional Intelligence in Children, you will learn how to help your child: Improve academic achievement and behavior. Achieve mindfulness. Understand emotions. Empathize with others. Improve self-confidence. Build inner resilience. This hands-on guide shows you exactly how to promote core EQ skills in your child and provides you with all you need to help your children achieve their greatest potential.
One spring evening, at an art gallery opening, Portland police detective Sam Richardson meets Amanda St. Claire, a talented, young glass artist. He's immediately attracted to her. Trouble is, they're introduced by Amanda's boyfriend, restaurant and club owner Tom Webster.Then, Webster is murdered and Amanda's accused of killing him. Amanda and Sam grow closer as they try to clear her name. Strange things begin to happen. Another glass artist publicly accuses her of stealing his ideas. She's stalked while out running errands. The sensor on the back door to her basement keeps going off, as if someone is trying to get into her house. Her studio is repeatedly broken into.Then, two more people are killed and the evidence points, again, to Amanda as the killer. And this time, Sam's life is threatened, too. On her own Amanda comes up with a plan to protect him. A plan that means she will have to shut him out of her life. But she can't let anything happen to him, not after everything he did for her.Even if it means losing the only man she's ever loved.Sensuality Level: Hot
Glory Sandrin is looking for her perfect Prince Charming. She's in love with Edoardo Pisani, her fellow lawyer and boss, but Edoardo is definitely not the man for her. He changes women as often as he changes his shirt. So when Edoardo asks her to be his 'pretend' girlfriend, Glory's first instinct is to run for the hills. But her friend's job relies on her helping Edoardo out. Can she be his girlfriend for a few short weeks and remain sane?Edoardo Pisani has been burnt badly by marriage; it's now off his list of things to do. He likes his life the way it is, and no sassy blonde will convince him otherwise. He wants to be Lord Mayor of Melbourne and needs a 'nice' girl for a few short weeks. Trouble is, Glory has a way of getting under his skin.Sensuality Level: Behind Closed Doors
A confession turns successful handbag designer Aimee Morrison's world upside down and lands her on the doorstep of Emily Sinclair, the woman who could possibly be her birth mother. In a case of mistaken identity, Aimee impulsively accepts a job as Emily's personal assistant. To complicate matters, Aimee falls in love with Marcus Lee, a sexy, moody, damaged man who is highly suspicious of her. Marcus Lee has spent most of his life on the Sinclair estate, having lived there with his mother as a child, and returning after college to pursue his dream of becoming a writer and assume the role of estate caretaker. Growing up with the memory of his father's betrayal, and his mother's emotional isolation, he's learned to trust no one. Watching woman after woman claim to be Emily's long-lost daughter in an effort to be her sole heir, he also believes everyone has a hidden agenda. Upon meeting Aimee, he is surprised by his strong physical attraction to her, and even as he begins to fall in love, he knows she's keeping secrets. Tangled in her own deceptions, will Aimee lose everything she loves once the truth is revealed? Sensuality Level: Sensual Debut author Erin McCauley resides in the Pacific Northwest with her Knight in Shining Armor, her dedicated puppy Maxx, and her three children, writing deeply moving love stories that will have you believing in happily ever after.
All you need for a smooth transition to the gluten-free lifestyle! Contrary to popular belief, living gluten-free doesn't just mean eating gluten-free! With 1 in 20 people suffering from some degree of gluten intolerance and countless others interested in the health benefits of removing gluten from your diet, it's no wonder that the gluten-free lifestyle is on the rise. The Everything Guide to Living Gluten-Free is the perfect introduction to this lifestyle change. Inside, you'll find guidance on making a stress-free switch to a gluten-free life, with valuable information on: Setting up a pantry to avoid cross-contamination. Finding gluten-free options when traveling. Selecting gluten-free health and personal care products. Enjoying restaurant dinners and parties. Helping children acclimate to the gluten-free lifestyle. Plus, you'll find 100 recipes for superb gluten-free dishes, like Cornmeal-Crusted Chicken, Focaccia Bread, and Chocolate Raspberry Cupcakes with Fluffy Raspberry Frosting. Even including information for gluten-free vegans and vegetarians, this all-in-one guide is your indispensable resource for losing gluten for good!
Find your perfect balance! Perfectionism is an admirable quality, right? After all, what's wrong with working hard to reach lofty goals? But sometimes perfectionism can go too far--well beyond pulling extra hours at work to beat a deadline or cleaning the house until it shines. Toxic perfectionism can result in obsessive behavior, damaged self-esteem, depression, and even physical ailments. In The Everything Guide to Coping with Perfectionism, you'll find tips and techniques to help you recognize symptoms of toxic perfectionism and learn how to introduce flexibility and balance into your life. This easy-to-use guide includes information on: The surprising link between perfectionism and procrastination Eating disorders and the role perfectionism plays in their development The relationship between obsessive behavior and anxiety How toxic perfectionism manifests in children In addition, you'll learn that you don't necessarily need to "fix" perfectionism--you can mold perfectionist behavior into healthy habits and harness your high ambitions to create achievable and positive goals.
Rediscover the simple pleasures in life When was the last time you let the aroma of freshly baked bread fill your kitchen or felt the warmth of a heavy quilt on a cold winter night? In today's day and age, it's easy to get swept up in the whirlwind of convenience and forget what it's like to truly appreciate the simple things in life. The Modern-Day Pioneer celebrates these forgotten joys by showing you how to incorporate basic skills and living into your everyday life. Whether you're interested in growing your own fruits and vegetables, raising chickens for meat or eggs, crafting delicious meals from scratch, or creating and mending your own clothes and quilts, this book makes it easy to live a healthier and more sustainable life in the twenty-first century. Filled with step-by-step instructions and homegrown inspiration, you'll wonder how you ever lived without the sweet taste of locally harvested honey or the refreshing scent of homemade lavender soap.
Once a literary wunderkind, author Kip Weiler now teaches creative writing at Brixton County Community College-a third-rate school in a rural mining town. But when he saves his class from a potential bloodbath, he is initiated by two of his students into a cult-like group that worships the essential nature of handguns, and rekindles his long-absent creative spark. But as Weiler's involvement with the cult deepens and the end of his novel is in sight, the lines between art and life blur until they become unrecognizable. In this church, there's no need for red wine or wafers. In Gun Church, the blood and bodies are for real.
As a writer, JJ Sprightly tries to create characters that jump off the page&151;figuratively, that is. She never expects that one day her characters would literally jump off the page and onto the couch of her home office. But that's what her hero and heroine, Blake Teesdale and Alex Zurich, do. They pop out of their novel to offer JJ some help in finding the man of her dreams. There's only one small snag in the plans . . . okay . . . two rather large snags. JJ wants nothing to do with the man her characters have chosen, Kennedy King Cooper. And the second snag? Alex and Blake can't return to their own book. Will JJ ever create her own personal romance story? And will Alex and Blake be able to return to the pages of their own book? Sensuality Level: sensual
Katherine White, a barrel racer from Colorado, lives in a fast-paced world where rhinestones shine, hooves pound, and dreams come true. She plans on winning World Champion Barrel Racer and being with her friends until she graduates from college.She doesn't plan on the man who broke her heart strolling back into her life. She doesn't plan on finding solace in a charming stranger's smile or falling victim to his knife.Blake Spencer, the man who broke her heart, is all cowboy - from the hat on his head to the dust on his boots. He thought it'd be easy, coming back to town, bowing his head a little, saying he was sorry, and all would be forgiven. But what he didn't know, what he didn't plan on, was that the girl he thought he loved had become the woman he couldn't have. If he doesn't succeed in changing her mind, it won't only cost him Kate's love - it will cost Kate her life.Will Kate survive the stalking of a serial killer and find what her heart truly wants?Sensuality Level: Sensual
Selena Malone left the Agency in search of a normal life. She never expected to find it in the arms of the dark and brooding Drake, a man with determination and a killer touch. On the night of her wedding, not only does she learn she is modern-day slaver Don Donovan's daughter, but her beloved stepsister has been murdered by his blood, leaving a son behind. Selena knows she must take the Donovan family--her family--down if she wants to keep Drake and her nephew alive. Drake Carpoli is on leave from the Agency until he can refocus on the mission instead of his revenge against the Donovans for killing his brother. He hadn't planned on falling in love with Selena. It isn't until she disappears that he learns she is a member of the family he has vowed vengeance on. When he finds Selena in the midst of the Donovans, fighting for her life, he will do whatever it takes to reclaim her, even if he is not sure on what side her loyalty lies. But first, he needs to get her out alive. Sensuality Level: Sensual Kay Rogal is the author of romantic suspense, paranormal romance, and women's fiction.
In high-speed, high-tech New Chicago, 2039, magic has gone viral. Lily Barnett, a brilliant but drifty artist wanders into a strange magic shop where she impulsively guzzles a love potion. Erratic and unpredictable powers awake inside her. Her houseplants turn ravenous and strings of flamingo lights spout poetry. When she paints a portrait of her perfect man, he steps free of the canvas and stalks her. Desperate, she turns to her best friend, Daniel, for help. But Daniel has problems of his own. He's a telepath who must shield thoughts, emotions, and desires or go mad. He wants Lily, desperately, but knows his passion will drive her away and that his friendship is of more value to her than his love. As Lily negotiates the catastrophic blends of her fear, imagination, and chaotic magic, Daniel must fight against his own impenetrable reserve and the psychic gifts he's always despised. Magic and love might save them, but can they survive each other? Sensuality Level: Sensual
Casey Gray had grown up on legends of Old Christmas Eve, a night when spirits walk, cattle kneel at midnight, and signs of spring appear in the form of elder blooms and fig buds, even beneath ice.When she returns to the small Southeast Texas town she'd grown up in, Casey doesn't dream there can be anything left beneath the ice that covered her former relationship with Kalin McBride.The next thing Casey knows, she's in danger of falling for Kalin all over again, but the problems that had separated them before still remain, and even though Casey has achieved her lifelong dream of becoming a professional chef, she now wonders if that will be enough for her.It will take every bit of determination Kalin has, plus a little help from the magic walking the earth on Old Christmas Eve, to convince Casey that her future lies with Kalin in her little hometown.Sensuality Level: Behind Closed Doors
Sophie Henderson, manager of a software-development team, starts what appears to be a routine project at work. She ends up hiding from her staff, her friends, and the person who is trying to stop her from delving further into discrepancies in the accounting system.Trevan Prater (AKA Trevor Adams) has been assigned to delve into an embezzlement scheme at a large government contractor. As an FBI investigator, he's used to working such cases. A chance encounter lands him front and center with Sophie, one of the lead suspects. Now he's not only investigating her, but also pretending to be the consultant from whom she needs help.The more his team digs into the data she gives him, the guiltier she appears. Unfortunately, the longer he's with her, the more attracted he becomes.Sensuality Level: Behind Closed Doors
In 1855 New York, Ginger Fitzpatrick has absolutely no interest in taking part in the newest rage in America--the Cotillion Ball. Instead, Ginger would rather be rallying for women's rights--at least until she meets her brother's best friend from St. Louis, a dark mysterious man named Joseph Lafontaine, who ignites her passion and makes her question if love and marriage is such a ridiculous notion after all. What she and the rest of New York's high society don't realize is that Joseph is half Ojibwa Indian, and therefore, totally unsuitable for marriage to a fine, cultured young lady. In this Edith Wharton-meets-Julia Quinn tale, a young woman rebels against high society and opts for a life in which she creates her own set of rules. Sensuality Level: Sensual Ever since submitting her first screenplay to Bonanza at age twelve, Becky Lower has had a love affair with the American west. Since personal time travel is out of the question, she pursues her passion by writing about it. Becky is a graduate of Bowling Green State University and lives in Oberlin, Ohio with her dog, Mary.
Follow orders or die. Anika Washington knows the rules laid down by the counterterrorist agency that owns her. When she aborts a mission in order to spare a young girl, she's given an ultimatum: take on a new mission that requires betraying her fellow operative, and lover, or forfeit her own life.After discovering that her lover, Gianni, has chosen another, Anika accepts the mission. In the aftermath, she learns that Gianni was faithful to her and she'd been tricked into thinking otherwise. The knowledge comes too late and she's almost killed in an agency double-cross. Now she must run - battling time, former enemies, and the agency itself to stay alive and save the man she loves.Sensuality Level: Sensual
All-American playboy Jake Kelly is Chicago's conservative mayoral candidate. Heir to a dubiously obtained real estate fortune, he's had a hard time convincing people a generous, caring heart lies beneath his cold exterior. Recent polls have him lagging behind his more family oriented Democratic opponent and his main problem seems to be Chicago's large Hispanic constituency. Keila Diaz is a warm, sassy, left-leaning violinist of Hispanic descent. She's struggling to make a career out of her passion for playing the violin in the city she loves. Keila needs more work and Jake needs a consultant. When a friend brings them together to come up with a music program for the city's public school system as part of Jake's plans for education reform, sparks ignite and combust. Jake ignores he'd already met Keila once before and Keila follows his lead. When photos of the two of them dancing close at a festival mysteriously show up in local media, things get complicated. Voters love the idea of Jake and Keila together. If Jake ever owns up to the feelings he's been so adept at tossing aside, will Keila be able to trust he wants her for the right reasons? Sensuality Level: Sensual
Jamie Sullivan is a widowed mother of twin five-year old boys. A creative goldsmith with her own line of designer charms, she is determined to forge her own unique brand of success. Jamie guards a painful secret that leads her to be emphatic about not letting a man into her life: on the day of her late husband's funeral, she found out he was cheating on her.Nick Grey is the gorgeous, charming, and daydream-inducing headmaster of the private elementary school Jamie's children will attend. After single-handedly bringing up his daughter while earning his doctorate and proving himself to the school's board of directors and the community, he feels burned out. Come the end of the semester, Nick is taking a year off to travel the world.When they meet, an instant attraction blazes through both. But Nick's not sure he's interested in starting over and raising kids again and Jamie's not sure she can trust her heart. Will they be able to nurture their attraction into something that can last forever?Sensuality Level: Behind Closed Doors
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