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Unbreakable: My Story, My Way
Atria Books, 2013
A New York Times bestseller, this is the official biography from the beloved Mexican-American singer who lost her life in a tragic plane crash. The only autobiography authorized by Jenni Rivera "I can’t get caught up in the negative because that destroys you. Perhaps trying to move away from my problems and focus on the positive is the best I can do. I am a woman like any other, and ugly things happen to me like any other woman. The ...
Black Noon: The Year They Stopped the Indy 500
Thomas Dunne Books
Before noon on May 30th, 1964, the Indy 500 was stopped for the first time in history by an accident. Seven cars had crashed in a fiery wreck, killing two drivers, and threatening the very future of the 500. Black Noon chronicles one of the darkest and most important days in auto-racing history. As rookie Dave MacDonald came out of the fourth turn and onto the front stretch at the end of the second lap, he found his rear-engine car lifted by ...
In The Company Of Heroes
Michael J. Durant
Piloting a U.S. Army Special Operations Blackhawk over Somalia, Michael Durant was shot down with a rocket-propelled grenade on October 3, 1993. With devastating injuries, he was taken prisoner by a Somali warlord. With revealing insight and emotion, he tells the story of what he saw, how he survived, and the courage and heroism that only soldiers under fire could ever know.
Miracle in the Andes
ISIS Audio Books, 2006
Nando Parrado was unconscious for three days before he awoke to discover that the plane carrying his rugby team, as well as their family members and supporters, had crashed somewhere deep in the Andes. Many were dead or dying. Those who remained were stranded on a lifeless glacier with no supplies and no means of summoning help. Struggling to endure freezing temperatures, forced to eat human flesh to avoid starvation, Nando resolved that he must ...
Miracle for Jen: A Tragic Accident, a Mother's Desperate Prayer, and Heaven's Extraordinary Answer
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
On the night of November 5, 2006, the Barrick family was driving home from church when their van was struck by a drunk driver. Fifteen-year-old Jen suffered multiple skull fractures and severe brain trauma and was not expected to survive the night. But against all odds, she did. As she lingered in a coma, doctors warned that if Jen ever woke up, she would be cursing and screaming in confusion due to her brain injuries. Instead, after five weeks ...
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Hailed as the top nonfiction book of the year by Time magazine • Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for biography and the Indies Choice Adult Nonfiction Book of the Year award On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, ...
By K. Bromberg - Fueled (8.6.2013)
Life is full of moments. Big moments. Little moments. And none of them are inconsequential. Every single moment prepares you for that one instance that defines your life. You must overcome all your fears, confront the demons that chase you, and cleanse the poison that clings to your soul or you risk the chance of losing everything. Mine started the minute Rylee fell out of that damn storage closet. She made me feel. Made me whole when all ...
Inquebrantable: Mi Historia, A Mi Manera (Atria Espanol) (Spanish Edition)
A New York Times bestseller, this is the official biography from the beloved Mexican-American singer who lost her life in a tragic plane crash. La única autobiografía autorizada de Jenni Rivera "No puedo dejarme atrapar en lo negativo porque eso me destruye. Tal vez lo mejor que puedo hacer es tratar de alejarme de mis problemas y concentrarme en lo positivo. Soy una mujer como cualquier otra y me ocurren cosas feas como a cualquier otra ...
A Grace Disguised: How the Soul Grows through Loss
Jerry L. Sittser
An expanded edition of this classic book on grief and loss—with a new preface and epilogue Loss came suddenly for Jerry Sittser. In an instant, a tragic car accident claimed three generations of his family: his mother, his wife, and his young daughter. While most of us will not experience such a catastrophic loss in our lifetime, all of us will taste it. And we can, if we choose, know as well the grace that transforms it. A Grace Disguised ...
Smash! Mash! Crash! There Goes the Trash!
Margaret K. McElderry Books
The Dream Engine
Johnny B Truant
Sterling & Stone
A truth terrible enough to bury for a millennium ... A mysterious boy calling in her sleep ... A secret city that shouldn't exist ... When Eila Doyle first sees the strange boy beckoning in whispers from somewhere deep in her imagination, she questioned her sanity. She was used to seeing strange things with her eyes closed - that's what Eila did all day while strapped to the Blunderbuss, Building whatever the Ministry of Manifestation ...
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
"I am not a fool. This is why Olga was so distraught - because I teetered the line, and most times my left foot was a paperweight clinging to hell." At the closing of Memoirs of a Gothic Soul, Nadija Fey underwent a transformation to save her life. That ending of her mortal life is just the beginning in Mariposa, Book 2 of the Gothic Memoirs series. Though immortal, Nadija is no less of an enigma to those around her. She is the first Guardian to ...
On the Edge: My Story
In September 2006, Richard Hammond suffered a serious brain injury following a high-speed car crash. Here is his compelling account of life before and after the accident and an honest description of his recovery, full of drama and incident. An adrenalin junkie long before his association with Top Gear , Richard tells the story of his life, from the small boy showing off with ridiculous stunts on his bicycle to the adolescent with a ...
Before She Dies (Bill Gastner #4) (Bill Gastner Mysteries)
Poisoned Pen Press, 2012
Posadas Register reporter Linda Real barely survives a nighttime patrol with one of Undersherrif Bill Gastner's deputies. Her face is ruined by a shotgun blast, but the deputy is dead, and Bill is beyond angry. With the assistance of sharp-eyed detective Estelle Reyes-Guzman, Bill implicates the thrill-seeking daughter of the local Republican County Chairman. Before he can interrogate her, though, she scoots. Soon, her liquor-sodden body is ...
SURVIVE THE DEPRESSION - The Shaking has Begun
Andrew Strom is founder of RevivalSchool.com and the international REVIVAL List. For years he warned prophetically of a coming economic crash in the USA. But in November 2007 while preaching in Wisconsin, God led him to go even further: "I found myself clearly putting a "date" on this coming Depression - something I had never done before (or even considered doing)... I found myself boldly declaring that within six months America would be in ...
Crash & Burn (Hell's Disciples MC Book 2)
Jaci J, 2014
The 2nd book to “The Ride” in The Hell’s Disciples MC Series It's a constant battle between us now. I give, and he just takes, and we can't go on like this. Saying that we've been through a lot is an understatement of a lifetime. After everything that we had overcome, we were here, together and alive. In the aftermath of all the devastation we had endured, I find myself fighting a new, yet different battle with the one person who ...
Parenting a Teen Girl: A Crash Course on Conflict, Communication and Connection with Your Teenage Daughter
New Harbinger Publications, 2012
It’s not easy to be a teen girl, and it’s definitely not easy parenting one. Parents everywhere struggle to respond appropriately to challenging behavior, hit-or-miss communication, and fluctuating moods commonly exhibited by teenage girls. More than previous generations, today’s teen girls face a daunting range of stressors that put them at risk for a range of serious issues, including self-harming behaviors, substance abuse, eating ...
IT's hidden face: Everything you always wanted to know about Information Technology. A look behind the scenes
An experienced Banking-CIO reveals the world of Information Technology in a company. There's a Grand-Canyon-sized gap between the expectations of computer users and what an IT department can effectively do. And this gap creates many victims-on both sides! This book is a one-of-a-kind bridge-builder for computer users to understand IT and to be able to talk to IT experts. It is deliberately written in layman's language and avoids IT-specific ...
How an Economy Grows and Why It Crashes
Straight answers to every question you've ever had about how the economy works and how it affects your life In this Collector's Edition of their celebrated How an Economy Grows and Why It Crashes , Peter Schiff, economic expert and bestselling author of Crash Proof and The Real Crash , once again teams up with his brother Andrew to spin a lively economic fable that untangles many of the fallacies preventing people from really ...
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