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Old Testament history is filled with accounts of praying saints. The leaders of Israel in those early days were noted for their praying habits. Prayer is the one thing which stands out prominently in their lives. In this book E. M. Bounds chronicles the prayer lives of famous biblical men.
Becoming aware of . . . one great emotion permeates your being. You live with a perpetual feeling of reverence. The knowledge that your creator is the very self of yourself and never would have made you had he not loved you must fill your heart with devotion, yes, with adoration. One knowing glimpse of the world about you at any single instant of time is sufficient to fill you with profound awe and a feeling of worship. It is when your feeling of reverence is most intense that you are closest to God, and when you are closest to God your life is richest. -Neville Goddard
Journey with Ulysses as he battles to bring his victorious, but decimated, troops home from the Trojan War, dogged by the wrath of the god Poseidon at every turn. Having been away for twenty years, little does he know what awaits him when he finally makes his way home.
Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare is a collection edited by Edith Nesbit. There are twenty of Shakespeare's plays and a brief biography all told in a manner that is understandable, and enjoyable to children. This book is the perfect introduction to Shakespeare's work and will open many literary doors for your child!
After seeing his friend Stanley Featherstonehaugh Ukridge for the first time in years, Jeremy Garnet is dragged along on holiday to Ukridge's new chicken farm in Dorset. Hilarious situations abound with Garnet's troublesome courting of a girl living nearby and the struggles on the farm, which are worsened by Ukridge's bizarre business ideas and methods. This was Wodehouse's first novel published in the United States, and the only one to feature the recurring character Stanley Featherstonehaugh Ukridge.
Northwest Smith embarks on a dangerous trip to learn the secrets of the moon and a lost civilization.
The heroine here, Jill Mariner, is a young woman from the lower end of the upper class. We follow her through financial disaster, a broken engagement, an awkward stay with some grasping relatives, employment as a chorus girl, and of course, the finding of true love.
In Idylls of the King Tennyson infuses the King Arthur legend with passion and fire. This legendary epic poem brings the Table Round to life. Experience the love affair of Lancelot and Guinevere, join the quest for the Holy Grail. Tennyson's powerful and inspired writing is a tour de force that is not to be missed.
Black Beauty is the autobiography of a horse. This gentle book follows the life of a well bred horse, from her early childhood in a pleasant meadow, through a myriad of owners-some kind and some cruel-until fate returns her to the meadow in which she was born. A wonderful story that will remain with you and your child.
James Weldon Johnson's landmark novel is an emotionally gripping and poignant look into race relations. The protagonist, a half-white, half-black man of very light complexion, known only as an ex-colored man, makes a choice between his heritage, and the art that he loves and the ability to escape the inherent racism that he faces, by passing as a white. Because of his knowledge of both cultures he is able to give us startling revelations into both cultures.
Stranded deep in enemy territory, the Spartan general Clearchus and the other Greek senior officers were subsequently killed or captured by treachery on the part of the Persian satrap Tissaphernes. Xenophon, one of three remaining leaders elected by the soldiers, played an instrumental role in encouraging the Greek army of 10,000 to march north across foodless deserts and snow-filled mountain passes towards the Black Sea and the comparative security of its Greek shoreline cities.
Collected here in one omnibus edition are all five of Clara Dillingham Pierson's Among the People series. Included are Among the Night People, Among the Meadow People, Among the Farmyard People, Among the Pond People, and Among the Forest People. These charming stories will delight your children while delivering a positive moral message to them.
We all have... that One, the one who got away. The one we fell for or simply were attracted to, but we never got. That One, but not necessarily The One, at least not the first time around. That One who slips into our fantasies late at night when we're feeling melancholy or nostalgic. Maybe we took a chance once and it simply didn't work out. Maybe we never took the chance... and we wish we had. We all have the name of the One Who Got Away tattooed on our heart, always with us, never forgotten. There is something hopelessly romantic about the idea of connecting with a long lost love. This luscious Cleis Press collection of second chance stories celebrates longing and loves that, whether by fate or by design, are at last requited and fulfilled.
Masturbation is a many-splendored thing but even here, all of us can get into a comfortable rut. Take what can be really good to really great with Jenny Block's guide to getting in on with yourself. Whether you are happily coupled, on your own, poly, or demonstrating for your lover(s) your solo skills, Block has the very best advice on how to pleasure yourself masterfully and share the love. Replete with thorough research, Block's book covers the science of sex, wild and wonderful ideas for upping the ante, and lots of suggestions for use of toys. There are only one or two truly good books on the market about "sex for one" and those are years and even decades old. The Ultimate Guide to Solo Sex is sure to become the new classic that will show readers how to go from mundane to mind-blowing!
Country boy Tony is seduced by a smooth-talking pornographer, who brings the young man to New York to star in and recruit younger boys into a string of increasingly violent sex films. An escape, a marriage and a murder follow the story's cinematic arc of innocence, betrayal, redemption and revenge.
Where can a middle-aged, Persian-American genderqueer dyke find love these days? Online dating, of course! "Only butch dykes need apply" Behrouz writes, eager to swap quiet evenings at home with a smoking jacket, a cat, and a Sunday afternoon's worth of well-used sex toys for a real relationship. Enter Lucky: younger, rougher, dominant, but far from perfect. Their first meeting explodes into powerful, rough, and panting sex, and Behrouz is soon determined not to let this captivator slip away. Their growing intimacy, set within a perfectly captured view of of contemporary gay, transgender and queer life in San Francisco, makes this debut novel a mesmerizing read for anyone who loves erotic romance.
Mitch arrives on the small Mediterranean island of Gozo, taking a holiday to escape from domestic and sexual trouble at home. He's been invited by Bob Southern, a fellow doctor now working at the army garrison at Valetta, who wants to consult Mitch on 'a delicate matter'. Bob is concerned by the apparent suicide of a young lance corporal, Ned Southern, who plunged to his death from Gozo's cliffs. The authorities said he was being blackmailed, but Ned's grief-stricken lover Alf insists that he was murdered. Suspecting an official cover-up of a queer scandal, Mitch gets to work on an investigation that leads him into a labyrinth of lies, false identities and secret sex. As another body is washed up on the rocks, a gallery of suspects begins to form. Claire Sutherland, the ageing stage star who knows all the gossip on the island; Henry Jessop, the beautiful youth who may not be as innocent as he looks; Joseph Vella, a ladies' man with a deadly secret; Major Telford, whose 'artistic' photographs of the island men may tell a more sinister story... With tension, humour and plenty of Mitch Mitchell's exuberant sexual encounters, The Sun Goes Down cranks up the Mediterranean heat!
Cleis Press' most lauded editor, Sacchi Green assumes the helm of one the most-heralded and best-selling series, Best Lesbian Erotica. This match made in book publishing heaven is also a fan fave whose readers range from 18 to 80 and who can't get enough of the Lambda Award-winning Sacchi Green's scorching hot stories of lesbian sex. From lust-at-first sight quickies to long-time companions, this voracious volume is the stuff of every woman's fantasy. With secret desires, coming-out, and coming-of-age stories and deeper explorations of what Green describes as "the fiercer shores of sex," Best Lesbian Erotica of the Year, Volume 1 aims to please and leave you satisfied.
Best Women's Erotica of the Year, Volume 1 delivers risky, romantic, heart-pounding thrills. Joyful, daring, and authentic, these steamy stories revel in erotic adventure, from the sparks between strangers to the knowing caresses of longtime lovers. These stories are not merely erotic but filled with strong characters and clever narratives showing how sexual experience is different for everyone. This anthology is a glorious celebration of the finest and friskiest female erotic fiction today.
You wanted the best, you got the best! Best Gay Erotica of the Year, that is. Hotter than ever and featuring the brightest stars the gay literary galaxy has to offer, this iconic collection never fails to impress. With no themes, no boundaries, BGE encompasses the steamy past, the on-your-knees present and the sweat-soaked future, covering every genre and every kink--plus a few you probably never saw, uh, coming--all with a style and a panache that leave those other anthologies in the fictional dust. And get ready for a stunningly original android story that's sure to blow your circuits! Yep, this really is the best. And the best just keeps getting better Designed for your erotic reading pleasure Best Gay Erotica of the Year features twenty of the hottest and best-written man-to-man sex stories to appear in print this year. These down-and-dirty page turners feature unique and in-depth characters that reflect gay lives not often found in erotic stories. From casual hook-ups to highly-charged street encounters to dark backrooms, the men in this collection let their lust and passions loose for all to read and enjoy.
Get ready to go deep with these delightful and delicious short shorts from top BDSM eroticist Alison Tyler. Every kind of bondage is fully explored in this fun and romantic romp of kinky confections. Playful, inspirational and filled with surprises, The Big Book of Kink is a supremely pleasurable read. One of the most prolific editors and writers of erotic fiction today, Alison Tyler has assembled powerfully seductive stories of women and men in the throes of pleasurable restraint, intricately secured by ropes, locked in handcuffs or bound simply by a lover's command. From start to finish this solid collection of BDSM stories earns its kinky merit badge for its explicit erotic tales of pleasure and pain.
What happens when date night involves a blindfold, a corset, handcuffs, or a spanking? The couples in Dirty Dates combine kink and romance in this collection of erotic stories that provides plenty of ideas for your next sexy outing. Your 50th date can be even hotter than the first ones if you play by the rule of Rachel Kramer Bussel, which means NO rules at all except for an emphasis on pure pleasure. Rachel Kramer Bussel has quickly become America's favorite erotic writer with dozens of best-selling books, awards, and deeply satisfied readers to her credit. Dirty Dates is a delectable collection of stories redolent with romance featuring two people in lust. From first dates to long-term lovers to hook-ups and missed connections, the common theme is coming together in every sense of the word!
What is an ultimate orgasm? An ultimate orgasm is your personal best orgasm. It doesn't leave anything at the table. It doesn't want anything more. It lasts as long as it lasts. It takes as long as it takes. It's as messy and loud or quiet and tidy as you like. It has no room for shame or apology. An ultimate orgasm comes from questioning, exploring, experimenting, with no concern for how society or religion or anything else defines sex or female orgasm. The ultimate orgasm belongs to you and only you and it is your responsibility to find it, to have it, and to keep it for as long as you want to live a fully sexually satisfying life. Want to know the secret to having the ultimate orgasm? Knowing your body and being in the zone. That's it. Lots of tips and tricks and ideas follow later in the book. But first and foremost, we have to empower ourselves to pleasure. No matter how much your partner is committed to your orgasm, you are the only one who can and should be responsible for your orgasm. There's no judgment. No right or wrong way. No bad orgasms.
Who is trying to kill the members of an elite special ops team that worked off the radar in Iraq in the '90s? It's up to Dan Stagg to track down the survivors -- the men with whom he stormed an undefended surveillance station, killing everyone inside. And now, many years later, the team is being targeted in what seems like a series of unrelated attacks. Dan teams up with his old comrade Al Benson, once a rising star of the USMC, now a respectable married civilian with a few secrets to hide. As they dig deeper into the secrets of the past, Dan discovers that Benson's looking for more than just answers. An explosive affair threatens everyone's future, and connects Dan to a past he thought he'd left behind.
Sacchi Green is one of the most lauded and respected queer writers of today. And why? Because she breaks new ground with each and every book. Me and My Boi throbs with the currency of lesbian love and lust today, when the love dares speak it's name using new words, terms and letters. Me and My Boi celebrates lesbian bois, butches, and screw-the-binary free spirits; cool bois, hot bois, swaggering bois, shy bois, leather bois, flannel bois, butch daddies, and the girls (and other bois) who wouldn't have them any other way. The stories range from Sinclair Sexsmith's raw "Five Blow Jobs" through Victoria Oldham's searing "Resurrection" and old-school lesbian bar tale "Hot Pants" by Jen Cross to the aching tenderness of "Her Gardener's Boy" by D. Orchid. Twenty authors, among them Sommer Marsden, Annabeth Leong, Tamsin Flowers and Kathleen Tudor, heat up settings all the way from a Regency drawing room to modern Paris to a Brooklyn bike shop. Whatever turns you on, or cuts deep, or sparks your wildest fantasies, if these writers don't push the buttons you already have, they'll hook you up with some new ones. Gender has no boundaries, and neither does lust.