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James Sallis

Mariner Books, 2006

Much later, as he sat with his back against an inside wall of a Motel 6 just north of Phoenix, watching the pool of blood lap toward him, Driver would wonder whether he had made a terrible mistake. Later still, of course, there’d be no doubt. But for now Driver is, as they say, in the moment. And the moment includes this blood lapping toward him, the pressure of dawn’s late light at windows and door, traffic sounds from the interstate ...


Drive Me Wild: A Western Odyssey
Christina Nealson

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2012

FINALIST FOR THE 2013 COLORADO BOOK AWARD. “Turn in your badge, Jack Kerouac, there’s a new sheriff in town and her name is Christina Nealson!” proclaimed John Nichols, author of The Milagro Beanfield War on Drive Me Wild. It was the vision of debt-free simplicity that tempted writer Christina Nealson to swap real estate for wheel estate; days of wanderlust journeying into remote places and then staying put. In the span of six months the ...


Drive, 2014

Kate and Susan were best friends until they became something much more. Keeping their relationship a secret from their families and friends, they promised each other a future together, bright and full of possibilities. All of it comes to an end as their secret is discovered and a devastating ultimatum drives them apart. As time moves on, Kate and Susan try to work past feelings for each other that they can’t quite forget. A story of ...


Drives of a Lifetime: 500 of the World's Most Spectacular Trips

National Geographic, 2010

Pack your suitcase, load up the car, and head for the open road! In the tradition of National Geographic Traveler magazine's award-winning annual feature showcasing the world's best auto trips, National Geographic presents Drives of a Lifetime: Where to Go, Why to Go, When to Go . This lavishly illustrated, hardcover travel planner and gift book gives you every bit of information you'll need to navigate 400 amazing driving routes in some of ...


Drive Me Crazy (A Shaken Dirty Novel)

Entangled: Brazen, 2014

His rival’s in his bed, and this rocker is ready to play. Former rivals Quinn Bradford and Elise McKinney are not friends, at least not anymore. As teens, all they cared about was psyching each other out before concerts. But when Quinn—now the keyboardist for Shaken Dirty, the hottest rock band on the scene—returns to his hometown and hears about the car accident that shattered Elise’s career, he’s determined to make things right. ...


The Most Scenic Drives in America, Newly Revised and Updated: 120 Spectacular Road Trips
Editors of Reader's Digest

Readers Digest, 2012

The all-in-one trip planner and travel guide-now totally revised and updated-will steer you down the most scenic road every time. From Florida's Road to Flamingo to Hawaii's Oahu Coastal Loop . . . from British Columbia's Sea to Sky Highway to Cape Cod's Sandy Shores . . . each featured road trip is pictured in stunning full color and described in vivid text, keyed to an easy-to-follow newly revised map. Whether you choose a drive in a far ...


Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!
Mo Willems

Hyperion Press, 2003

When a bus driver takes a break from his route, a very unlikely volunteer springs up to take his place-a pigeon! But you've never met one like this before. As he pleads, wheedles, and begs his way through the book, children will love being able to answer back and decide his fate. In his hilarious picture book debut, popular cartoonist Mo Willems perfectly captures a preschooler's temper tantrum.


Larry Bird

Doubleday, 1989

Of all the people I play against, the only one I truly fear is Larry Bird.--Magic Johnson, from the Foreword.\n\nThe heart and soul of a champion: his life, his career, his game. To understand basketball, you have to understand Larry Bird. Arguably the greatest all-around player the game has ever known, he led the Boston Celtics from the basement to three world championships, collecting three NBA Most Valuable Player awards along the way. Yet, ...


Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
Daniel H. Pink

Riverhead Books, 2011

The New York Times bestseller that gives readers a paradigm—shattering new way to think about motivation. Most people believe that the best way to motivate is with rewards like money—the carrot-and-stick approach. That's a mistake, says Daniel H. Pink (author of To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Motivating Others ). In this provocative and persuasive new book, he asserts that the secret to high performance and ...


Hard Drive: A Family's Fight Against Three Countries
Mary Todd, Christina Villegas

Morgan James Publishing, 2014

On June 24, 2012, Dr. Shane Truman Todd, a young American engineer, was found hanging in his Singapore apartment, just a week before his scheduled return to the United States. Although Shane had repeatedly expressed apprehension about his work with a Chinese company and fear his life was being threatened, authorities immediately ruled his death a suicide. His family initially didn’t know what to believe. However, upon arriving in Singapore, ...


The Drive-By Wife, Book 1, 2014

In this explosive psychological thriller, Allen and Cynthia Hunt are an upper middle-class San Francisco couple who make one small but serious mistake. This momentary lapse in judgement plunges them into an endless nightmare that threatens to destroy not only their marriage, but their very lives.


Let's Go for a Drive! (An Elephant and Piggie Book)
Mo Willems

Disney-Hyperion, 2012

Gerald is careful. Piggie is not. Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can. Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to. Gerald and Piggie are best friends. In Let's Go for a Drive! Gerald and Piggie want to hit the road! But the best-laid plans of pigs and elephants often go awry.


The Drive

The Morass Press, 2010

When Mike and Gwen leave on a drive home for the holidays they expected nothing more than rest stops and roadside food. What they did no know is they are being stalked by a religious zealot, one who has marked them for revenge. Moving along as swifty as cars on the highway this story surges from start to finish.


National Geographic Guide to Scenic Highways and Byways, 4th Edition: The 300 Best Drives in the U.S.
National Geographic

National Geographic, 2013

Discover America's best scenic drives--plus 25 new drives--mile by mile, in this photo-filled, detail-packed National Geographic Guide to Scenic Highways and Byways , 4th Edition . There are famous drives here, including the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Natchez Trace, and some of the prettiest sections of the Great River Road; and lesser-known drives as well, including the back roads of Pennsylvania's Dutch Country; Maryland's quiet Eastern Shore; ...


Aligning Strategy and Sales: The Choices, Systems, and Behaviors that Drive Effective Selling
Frank V. Cespedes

Harvard Business Review Press, 2014

That gap between your company’s sales efforts and strategy? It’s real—and a huge vulnerability. Addressing that gap, actionably and with attention to relevant research, is the focus of this book. In Aligning Strategy and Sales , Harvard Business School professor Frank Cespedes equips you to link your go-to-market initiatives with strategic goals. Cespedes offers a road map to articulate strategy in ways that people in the field can ...


Ignorance: How It Drives Science
Stuart Firestein

Oxford University Press, 2012

Knowledge is a big subject, says Stuart Firestein, but ignorance is a bigger one. And it is ignorance--not knowledge--that is the true engine of science. Most of us have a false impression of science as a surefire, deliberate, step-by-step method for finding things out and getting things done. In fact, says Firestein, more often than not, science is like looking for a black cat in a dark room, and there may not be a cat in the room. The ...


How I Learned to Drive - Acting Edition
Paula Vogel

Dramatists Play Service, 1997

Balmy evenings in rural Maryland are fraught with danger, and seductions can happen anywhere from a river bank to the front seat of a car, where a young self-conscious girl is learning to drive. To Lil Bit, the radio is the most important part of the car, but the pop music of the 50s can never quite drown out the harrowing images in her mind. A L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring: Randall Arney, Joy Gregory, Glenne Headly, Paul ...


6 Rainier Drive (Cedar Cove)
Debbie Macomber

Mira, 2010

Dear Reader, As you may have heard, we've recently had quite a shock. My husband, Seth, and I lost our business, The Lighthouse restaurant—to arson. The investigation continues. The prime suspect is a young ex-employee named Anson Butler, who disappeared right after the fire. So Seth and I are trying to sort out our lives. (And let me tell you, this kind of crisis is not good for a marriage.) In the meantime, life goes on for everyone ...


Drive Time Italian: Beginner Level
Living Language

Living Language, 2009

Get an introduction to the Italian language while you commute! Learn Italian in your car — or anywhere you can play a CD! Drive Time Italian , a course from the linguists at Living Language, is the easiest way to learn Italian vocabulary, Italian grammar, Italian pronunciation, conversation and even Italian culture. No book is necessary for this innovative all-audio course, which includes 4 hours of lessons of four compact discs. Start ...


People Can't Drive You Crazy If You Don't Give Them the Keys
Mike Bechtle

Revell, 2012

Strange as it may seem, other people are not nearly as committed to our happiness as we are. In fact, sometimes they seem like they're on a mission to make us miserable! There's always that one person. The one who hijacks your emotions and makes you crazy. The one who seems to thrive on drama. If you could just "fix" that person, everything would be better. But we can't fix other people--we can only make choices about ourselves. In ...



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