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Grimoires--a history of the world's most dangerous books, from ancient Egypt to Buffy the Vampire Slayer, told in full here for the first time.
Bar owner Triva Iktomi knows that inhuman creatures of light and darkness roam Las Vegas-especially since she's a bit more than human herself. She's just been approached with an unusual proposition. Something has slaughtered almost one thousand demons in six months. And the killing isn't going to stop unless Trixa and her friends step into the fight. . . .
As the carrier of a rare gene, Sirantha Jax has the ability to jump ships through grimspace-a talent which makes her a highly prized navigator for the Corp. Then a crash landing kills everyone on board, leaving Jax in a jail cell with no memory of the crash. But her fun's not over. A group of rogue fighters frees her...for a price: her help in overthrowing the established order.
Presents a variety of jokes about animals.
HOHOHOLD ME! At the age of thirtyone, Brooke Bailey still believed in Santa Claus. She was determined to spread joy throughout her apartment building...whether a certain neighbor wanted it or not. Indeed, for Dr. Duncan Cox, Christmas was his least favorite time of year--and his busiest. Around the emergency room at Mercy Hospital, he was fondly referred to as the Grinch. Still, to help his best buddy woo Brooke, he secretly filled her stocking with twelve gifts, for the twelve days of Christmas. Lo and behold, Duncan enjoyed her joy! Could the Grinch and Santa's Little Helper end up together in a passionate love affair? Only in the season of miracles...
Author R.J. Martin, whose knives are some of the most popular and sought-after in the industry, instructs on flat- and double-hollow-grinding knife blades. Martin been featured in BLADE® Magazine with increasing frequency, and here's your chance to learn his methods for blade grinding. You won't be disappointed.
The sequel to Durty South Grind --a novel about 5 spirits forever linked through love and devotion as they travel through a maze of deceit and mischief from the upper classes to the underbelly of Atlanta. The Grind Don't Stop offers a raw realization of one individual balancing her passion for dedicated police work in her beloved hometown with the unbridled love for her longtime friends who are hustlers. Police chief Beverly Johnson has a secret. Her lover is Sparkle, the forty-one-year-old street hustler. Sparkle and his gang of pimps, drug dealers, and prostitutes run the streets of Atlanta, going up against their rivals, the Black Don. The exciting nightlife of one of America's fabulous cities is on full display and its world-renowned historical sites are the background to this compelling drama. Lifelong friends and their associates roam through the underbelly of the glitter and glitz in a maze of whodunit that are sure to delight everyone who loved Durty South Grind .
When Wally is badly injured skateboarding, Philip must decide what is more important--skating or making things right with his friends. (RL 2.2)
The Grip of Change is the English translation of Pazhaiyana Kazhithalum, the first full-length novel by P. Sivakami, an important Tamil writer. This translation also features Asiriyar Kurippu, the sequel in which Sivakami revisits her work.
Justin McCallister loves life on his aunt and uncle's Montana sheep ranch...until a grizzly bear begins terrorizing the livestock, injuring Justin's collie, Radar, and killing his pet lamb, Blue. Justin decides to take matters into his own hands and sets out to track down the bear. But things become more dangerous than Justin ever could have imagined when he comes face-to-face with the grizzly.
Describes the life cycle, habits, and behavior of the grizzly bear. Includes photo diagram.
The fate of the brown bear, better known as the grizzly bear, is in the hands of its only predator -- human beings. Lisa Harkrader's book, part of the Endangered and Threatened Animals series, takes a look at this huge omnivore and some of the efforts under way to protect it as humans encroach on its habitat.
Describes the physical characteristics and behavior of the grizzly bear, its decline in numbers due to human population growth and activities, and the efforts being made to maintain its population.
Michio Hoshino spent almost a year photographing bears in the Alaskan wilderness. In this personal book, he weaves facts about grizzly bears into a compelling narrative.
In this honest, emotionally captivating short story collection, renowned author and National Book Award finalist Julie Anne Peters offers a stunning portrayal of young women as they navigate the hurdles of relationships and sexual identity. From the young lesbian taking her first steps toward coming out to the two strangers who lock eyes across a crowded train, from the transgender teen longing for a sense of self to the girl whose abusive father has turned her to stone, Peters is the master of creating characters whose own vulnerability resonates with readers and stays with them long after the last page is turned. Grl2grl shows the rawness of teenage emotion as young girls become women and begin to discover the intricacies of love, dating and sexuality.
Are your grocery shopping trips less than inspiring? Do you write the same list of items, week after week, and trudge through the store on autopilot? Have you been stocking the same ingredients in your pantry for decades? As you stare at the endless varieties of food on the shelves, do you know how to determine the options that are the most beneficial to your health?.Sounds like you could use a Grocery Makeover!.Let nutritionist Julie Feldman, RD, MPH, guide you through each isle of your local store and help you make new selections that can lead to better overall health and wellness. Demystify nutritional information and learn how to decipher unclear and even misleading labels. Learn great ways to indulge without adding to your waistline. Above all else, discover foods that are both better for you and more delicious. Win-win!.After your Grocery Makeover, you may experience uncontrollable fits of happiness as you shop. With your newfound knowledge and this book in hand, your market will no longer be a place of frustration, boredom, confusion, or doubt. Start your Grocery Makeover today and see how smart shopping can lead to better health.
Eliza Kelly thought her humiliation was complete when she identified the wrong train passenger as her mail-order groom. She was only trying to tell Jackson Hart that the madcap scheme was not her idea. But now that the stormy-eyed blacksmith has decided to stay, rumors are flying. And Jackson does the gallant thing-he offers the lovely widow a marriage of convenience.Though he came to New Mexico to find his father, Jackson wonders if Eliza's mistake was his good fortune. Between caring for an orphaned youngster and protecting Eliza, Jackson feels whole again. If only he can persuade Eliza to marry him, her reputation will be saved...and so will their long-buried dreams of forging a real family.
MR. SEPTEMBER The Most Satisfied Groom: Birk Tallchief, the most wanted hunk in Wyoming, was very happy with his new wife of convenience. But the Bride's Still A Virgin: And their wedding night came and went weeks ago! Thanks to his woman-loving reputation, newlywed Birk Tallchief was still a groom candidate to his sexy new bride. Meaning: until he lived up the title of husband, he wasn't reaping any marital rewards with Lacey MacCandliss Tallchief. Hmm...considering he'd married Lacey for her sake--and was craving her like crazy--why was Birk the happiest husband in Amen Flats?
Everyone in their small Amish community expects Greta Goodloe to marry her longtime sweetheart-Greta included. So when he publicly ends their engagement, in front of newcomer Luke Starns no less, she is utterly humiliated. At least she can take comfort in matchmaking between Luke and her quiet schoolmarm sister. Yet the more she tries to throw them together, the more Luke fascinates her. A serious, no-nonsense schoolmarm should be exactly what Luke wants in a wife. Still, he can't help but be charmed by Greta's warm smile and impulsive ways. Does he dare to stray from the sensible choice and take a chance on happiness?
He was heaven-sent Jake Stoner, with his devil-may-care smile and coolly assessing eyes he seemed the answer to Gwen Ashton's prayers. But had she been rash in hiring a complete stranger to help on her ranch? Dreaming of a real home for herself and her young niece, Gwen recognised Jake was unlikely husband material. He was a drifter, a man who wanted no one. He'd said he would stay for as long as she needed him -- could she persuade him that her need was for ever. . . '
GREEN CARD WEDDING The only way nanny Maggie Weller could remain in the country was by marrying her hardheaded boss, who was exactly the kind of irresistible bachelor she needed to avoid. But she would do anything to ensure his little girl's happiness--even if it meant things would be a bit steamier around the Harrison household. Alex had never considered himself husband material, but he knew his daughter couldn't handle losing her cherished nanny right now. So he vowed to stick to their short-term marriage contract and ignore the longings his new bride stirred in him. Unfortunately, he was beginning to realize his daughter wasn't the only one who might be needing Maggie on a more permanent basis....
It was to be a practical marriage... Blessed by the bride's father and the IRS. Except for one problem: Allan Steele never made it to the wedding. He had a run-in with a cow! For Jane Fielding, being left at the altar by the love of her life was nothing compared to finding out her workaholic fiancé had gotten amnesia in the accident--after apparently changing his mind about marrying her. To boot, she had to play nursemaid to the forgetful groom--the new Allan who couldn't keep his hands off her. But Jane had strict orders not to excite the patient...so how could she get the old Allan back to tell him he was going to be the father of her baby?
Always a Bridesmaid...Rae Browning's wifely ways always turned the town's bachelors into marriage material. But each Casanova-an even dozen!-wed another, leaving Rae a lovable, if lonely, legend.Never a GroomImmune to matrimony, Trent Colton raised the stakes by agreeing to share his home with Rae. But he never expected to feel so "husbandly" toward the town's favorite bridesmaid. Soon everyone began betting he'd finally make Rae a bride!
Iss Harlow's marriage in high life London, 1823 A handsome duke. His beautiful soon-to-be duchess. A whirlwind courtship. It is this author's privilege to report on the event all of London is talking about: the upcoming wedding of the Duke of Hamilton and Brandon to the only daughter of the Duke of Richmond. Every detail of the "Wedding of the Year" will be reported in these pages as a London Weekly exclusive. But I, Miss Sophie Harlow, must confess to a secret infatuation with this "double duke" that can only lead to trouble. It is impossible that this notoriously upstanding gentleman would ever jilt his bride for a scandalous female newspaper writer. And yet . . . the arrival of a foreign prince, the discovery of a shocking secret, and one passionate kiss could change everything. Will this perfect duke risk the scandal of the year to marry the woman his heart desires?
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