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Harmonious Jade is one of the deadliest women in the legendary time that is the Second Age of Man. Chosen by the Unconquered Sun himself, she has been remade into a demigod whose bow can fell whole companies of men. With that exaltation, however, have come echoes of ancient memories and a sense that she must use her gifts for some greater purpose. Chasing these phantasms of a past life and the trail of the demonic cultists who raised and betrayed her, she comes to the trading city of Nexus. There, she meets others of her kind. But are they long-lost companions, deadly enemies or, worse yet, both? And what do the hellish masters of her family have in store for her? Exalted: A Day Dark As Night is the first in a new, unlimited series of novels based on the hugely successful Exalted property.
In this tale, Caillou, Mommy, and Daddy visit Uncle Felix's farm. Caillou learns what it takes to keep the farm going as he feeds the sheep, gathers the hens' eggs, and gives hay to the cows. Full color.
A group of kids help a dog get back to her owner.
Describes the activities of a typical day at the racetrack, including the work of the trainers, grooms, hot walkers, exercise riders, blacksmiths, and veterinarians.
Nancy and Tim and their dog spend the day at the seashore with many activities.
One Summer: A summer spent traveling across America with brooding photojournalist Shade Colby was not celebrity photographer Bryan Mitchell's idea of a dream assignment. She found Shade to be arrogant, cynical - and infuriatingly sexy. Plus they disagreed about everything. But there was one thing they had in common; the fierce attraction for each other they could not deny! Temptation: Socialite Eden Carlbough knew running a girls' camp wouldn't be easy, but she didn't expect to be run up an apple tree by the little monsters. She was equally surprised to come crashing down into the capable arms of orchard owner Chase Elliot. While her handsome neighbor's overbearing ways were highly irritating, his touch ignited feelings she'd never known.
A body is found in the Alabama wilderness. The question is: Is it a human corpse ... or is it just a piece of discarded property? Agent Samantha Rose has been exiled to a backwater assignment for the Commonwealth Bureau of Investigation, a death knell for her career. But then Sam catches a break--a murder--that could give her the boost she needs to get her life back on track. There's a snag, though: the body is a clone, and technically that means it's not a homicide. And yet, something about the body raises questions, not only for her, but for coroner Linsey Mackenzie.The more they dig, the more they realize nothing about this case is what it seems ... and for Sam, nothing about Mac is what it seems, either.This case might be the way out for her, but that way could be in a bodybag.A thrilling new mystery from Liana Brooks, The Day Before will have you looking over your shoulder and questioning what it means to be human.
One day. Just one day. Amber's life is about to be turned upside down, and all she needs is one perfect day. Because tomorrow? Tomorrow she has to fly across the country to live with parents she's never known. Amber was switched at birth, but the mistake was only recently discovered, and the courts have decided that Amber will split each year between her family in Oregon and her birth parents in Texas. At sixteen, it's a hard reality for Amber to face. So she escapes to the beach, where she meets a mysterious boy. Cade is dark and intense--and their chemistry is undeniable. As the two spend the day together, Amber discovers that Cade is also looking for escape. A very different escape--for a very different reason.
Newly revised, this classic meditation book has brought an eloquent message about living one day at a time to more than a million recovering addicts. Its inspirational passages augment and reinforce AA principles about coping constructively with life's daily problems, staying sober, and growing spiritually.
May 16th. 1201 hrs. We are now under siege. Beyond the silo access doors, we have a small army of beaten and battered undead to contend with. They only want one thing. . . Day by Day Armageddon is the handwritten journal of one man and his struggle for survival. Trapped in the midst of global disaster, he must make decisions that could mean life, or which could condemn him eternally to walk as one of them. Enter, if you dare, into his world. The world of the undead.
Once on the fringes of horror, the "zombie apocalypse," has become one of the most buzzworthy genres in popular culture. Now, in Day by Day Armageddon, J.L. Bourne delivers an intelligent, gripping thriller that will leave both new and die-hard zombie fans breathless. Sporadic news reports indicate chaos and violence spreading through U.S. cities. An unknown evil is sweeping the planet. The dead are rising to claim the Earth as the new dominant species in the food chain.This is the handwritten journal depicting one man's struggle for survival. Trapped in the midst of global disaster, he must make decisions; choices that ultimately mean life, or the eternal curse to walk as one of them. Enter if you will into his world. The world of the undead.
In a beautiful and lucid year's worth of daily meditations, this Benedictine scholar and practitioner of The Rule brings to life the teachings of St. Benedict. He provides insight into how The Rule was originally practiced and shows the lay person how those old teachings have relevance, beauty and usefulness for today's challenges and dilemmas. This is a marvelous meditation calendar for those who desire deeper spirituality in the form of brief, daily retreats.
It's summer vacation and Nancy, George, and Bess have signed up for a two-week-long nature day camp on the outskirts of River Heights. The girls can't wait to get out and enjoy nature, and are thrilled to be spending their days making butterfly feeders, planting sunflowers, and taking hikes. But things at Camp Northwoods start going haywire right from the start. The projects the campers work so hard on during the day keep getting ruined at night! Nancy is suspicious--these don't look like natural disasters. Just who is wrecking all of the campers' hard work? And can camp continue with a culprit on the loose?
Can Nancy catch the prankster, or will the campers call it quits? It's summer vacation and Nancy, George, and Bess have signed up for a two-week-long nature day camp on the outskirts of River Heights. The girls can't wait to get out and enjoy nature, and are thrilled to be spending their days making butterfly feeders, planting sunflowers, and taking hikes. But things at Camp Northwoods start going haywire right from the start. The projects the campers work so hard on during the day keep getting ruined at night! Nancy is suspicious -- these don't look like natural disasters. Just who is wrecking all of the campers' hard work? And can camp continue with a culprit on the loose? Picture descriptions present.
Where were you the day Diana died? Like the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the tragic death of the Princess of Wales on August 31, 1997 is one of those defining benchmarks in history -- an event that touched each of us so profoundly, we will never forget the moment we heard the news. A full year after the Paris car crash that ended Diana's life at age thirty-six, millions around the world remain in shock. Over the sixteen years since her storybook wedding to Prince Charles, she had evolved from "Shy Di" into the planet's most photographed, written about, & talked about woman -- indeed, the most famous person in the world. For all Diana's global fame, much of the human drama that swirled around her death remains veiled in mystery & intrigue. Now, in the manner of his headline-making Kennedy biographies Jack & Jackie & Jackie After Jack, Christopher Andersen draws on important sources -- many of whom have agreed to speak here for the first time -- to re-create in vivid & often startling detail the events leading up to that fateful night in Paris. Diana was, in every sense of the word, larger than life -- a force of nature that, as the Royal Family learned, could be neither dismissed nor ignored. A bittersweet saga of triumph, love, & loss, The Day Diana Died captures those last days when Diana's star never shone brighter -- & evokes the beauty, grace, heartache, & compassion that made Diana one of the most compelling figures of our time.
This companion to Dream Animals celebrates the imagination and will have children dreaming both day and night! Emily Winfield Martin's newest picture book shows readers that letting their imaginations run free will lead them into fantastical day dreams. Whether cloud-gazing or wandering through a museum, reading a book or playing in a tide-pool, the children in this picture book find themselves in places inhabited by magical creatures such as dragons, unicorns, griffins, and jackalopes. A whimsical rhyme accompanies the dream-worthy illustrations.
Word Family Tales are humorous read-aloud stories created to build early phonics skills by teaching children to recognize "families" of words that share the same spelling pattern. This key reading strategy helps kids decode new words with ease--and become stronger readers, writers, and spellers. Set learners on the path to literacy success with these rib-tickling tales--one for each of the top 25 word families! For use with Grades PreK-2.
Max must battle the terrifying Tastemaker, a deranged chef who has figured out a way to disengage people's taste buds, causing everything they eat to taste like broccoli.
The chilling follow-up to The Three, Sarah Lotz's "hard to put down and vastly entertaining" debut (Stephen King). Hundreds of pleasure-seekers stream aboard The Beautiful Dreamer cruise ship for five days of cut-price fun in the Caribbean sun. On the fourth day, disaster strikes: smoke roils out of the engine room, and the ship is stranded in the Gulf of Mexico. Soon supplies run low, a virus plagues the ship, and there are whispered rumors that the cabins on the lower decks are haunted by shadowy figures. Irritation escalates to panic, the crew loses control, factions form, and violent chaos erupts among the survivors. When, at last, the ship is spotted drifting off the coast of Key West, the world's press reports it empty. But the gloomy headlines may be covering up an even more disturbing reality. DAY FOUR is a heart-racing tale from "a ferociously imaginative storyteller."**Lauren Beukes
This guidebook to hiking the best trails in the Olympic Peninsula features 73 unforgettable day hikes in the Olympic Peninsula, from Hoodsport to Hurricane Ridge to the Pacific coast. All hikes in this book are accessible to residents in the metropolitan Seattle area, making it the perfect companion for anyone wanting to spend their days in the mountains and their nights at home. Each trail is rated, and ranges from easy to moderate to extreme, giving newbie hikers or veterans with hundreds of miles on their boots the choices they want. The relaunch of this popular series now includes full-color photographs of every hike in addition to topographical maps, trail descriptions, and more.
Day Hikes and Overnights on the Pacific Crest Trail: Southern California: From the Mexican Border to Los Angeles Countyby Marlise Kast-Myers
Explore sections of the famous Pacific Crest Trail between the Mexican border and Los Angeles County. Travel writer Marlise Kast-Myers includes both easy day hikes and extended overnight trips. Each route is accompanied by a detailed topographical map and the book is filled with spectacular color photos. The Pacific Crest Trail is one of America's great long-distance hiking routes. The PCT folllows the mountains from the Mexican border in the south all the way to the Canadian border in the north. Cheryl Strayed's bestselling Wild led huge numbers of Americans to hear about the PCT for the first time. Now Kast-Myers gives you the tools you need to get out and explore sections of that fabled route for yourself.
The Day I Stopped Being Pretty, chronicles the life of a young, black gay male who awakes and finds himself in the emergency room after a failed suicide attempt. After regaining consciousness, he begins to reflect on the events of his life that led him to attempting to take his life. His story is told in gritty and raw flashback, focusing on the men who shaped him into the man he has become, beginning with the first man he ever loved, his father. His story addresses, the discovery of his burgeoning sexuality, his life filled with low-self esteem, which leads him to seek love in the arms of many to compensate for the love he never received from his father. During the course of his life, we see his battle with substance abuse, physical abuse and sexual activities that lead to his eventual HIV diagnosis. After he shares the path that led him to his own self-destruction, he realizes in the face of death, the love that he has sought in many others, has always been in the one place he never looked, within himself. This raw and gritty story spans twenty-seven years of the lead character, as he faces racism, homophobia, rape and coping with being HIV positive. It is a story that shows the face of growing up black, living gay and loving positive. The Day I Stopped Being Pretty is one that shows triumph over adversity and the ability to find the love we all search for, self love.
It's happened to all of us at one time: falling victim to someone who says the words we want to hear. It usually ends with a wounded heart or lost love. But in one woman's case, it took a deadly turn. Jennifer Miller, an Emmy-nominated TV writer, was a highly functioning member of the Hollywood scene who had everything going for her: great contacts, great work, and the promise of an even greater future. But what Jennifer did not have was a happy life, or even the ability to understand what happy meant. A single woman who did not know what it was like to have a love relationship, she was haunted by a deepening despair. She toyed with therapy, but Jennifer, the daughter of a shrink, was convinced that she was beyond help. Then she met Dr. David Cohen, and discovered something worse than depression. Believing she had finally found someone to trust completely, Jennifer allowed herself to get sucked into Dr. Cohen's world. What followed is a chilling tale of fraudulent therapy that is enthralling and horrifying from its skillful beginning to its shocking conclusion.
In a scruffy park of a West European metropolis, a man in an ill-fitting trench coat is found hanging by the feet, half-dead. This is Abel Nema, the enigmatic yet fascinating protagonist of TerÉzia Mora's internationally acclaimed novel, a linguistic phenomenon who can speak ten languages flawlessly but whose grip on reality is slowly slipping away. Since his self-imposed exile from his Balkan homeland ten years earlier, he has been making a life among fellow refugees: a group of bohemian jazz musicians, an eccentric student of ancient history, and a gang of young Gypsies. His acquaintances among the locals include a neighbor who claims to have visited heaven (and introduces Abel to hallucinogens), the sordid characters who frequent the neighborhood sex bar, and a wonderfully zany family he joins when, desperate to extend his residency permit, he enters into a fictive marriage. Yet through it all he remains strangely hollow: for all his languages he has little humanity to put into words. Day In Day Out, TerÉzia Mora's fierce and beautiful debut novel, is at once an evocation of the newly multicultural Europe and an exploration of a deeply disturbed individual. It is a prose labyrinth of rare poetic force that marks its author as a major new voice in contemporary fiction.