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Swing!: A Scanimation Picture Book
Rufus Butler Seder
Workman Publishing Company
Published last fall, Gallop! introduced the amazing technology called Scanimation and took the children’s book world by storm. It became an instant bestseller—#1 on The New York Times children's list. Now Swing! does for kids what Gallop! does for animals—a boy rides a bike, a girl kicks her soccer ball, a swimmer cuts through the water, and a skater pirouettes on ice. The effect is joyous, magical, mesmerizing, and taps into the ...
Eugene Onegin (Penguin Classics)
This is the widely acclaimed translation of Russian literature's most seminal work. Pushkin's "novel in verse" has influenced Russian prose as well as poetry for more than a century. By turns brilliant, entertaining, romantic and serious, it traces the development of a young Petersburg dandy as he deals with life and love. Influeneced by Byron, Pushkin reveals the nature of his heroes through the emotional colorations found in their witty ...
Riding the Tiger
Debut novelist Banks crafts a sweeping tale of seduction, betrayal and war . . . (her) evocative prose is impressive throughout . . . Banks delivers an engaging tale of forgiveness and the strength of familial ties, even when those ties have been frayed almost to extinction. A spectacular novel of colonial China that should put this first-time author on the map -Kirkus Reviews Riding the Tiger In the turbulent years of the late 1930s on the ...
Power Golf for Women: How to Hit Longer & Straighter from Tee to Green
Book by Jane Horn
The Violence of Love
James R. Brockman
Plough Publishing House
From the stirring foreword by Henri Nouwen to the last page of Romero's text, this powerful little volume of eloquent, simple meditations never wastes a word. Yet the real depth of Romero's message lies not in his words themselves, poetic as they are. It lies in the life they give witness to: the hard life of a man who was martyred for his faith. Thus this book gives more insight, perhaps, than any biographical account of his life. Short, ...
Just Watch Me (Naughty Wife Games)
Dean and Danielle have been playing their game for the past year now: they'd enter a bar as strangers and see what happens. Sometimes, Dean "picked" her up. Other times, he sat back and watched her flirt with other men. And every time, they ended the night together, their passion rekindled. Jealousy and excitement warred within Dean, but the thrill was becoming too great to ignore. For Danielle, the game had awoken feelings within her she ...
The Parties Versus the People: How to Turn Republicans and Democrats into Americans
Yale University Press
America's political system is dysfunctional. While this is a widely held view, it is a problem that - so far - has proved intractable. After every election voters discover yet again that political "leaders" aren't leading. Instead they are simply quarreling in a never-ending battle between the two warring tribes, the Republicans and Democrats. In this critically important book, a distinguished statesman and thinker identifies exactly how our ...
Fisher of Men
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
*For Adult Readers Only* Leah Miller has come a long way from her ultra-religious upbringing in Wahoo, Nebraska. A graduate of Cornell, she's climbed the corporate ladder to the position of assistant general manager of The Pearl, a resort in Ocean City, Maryland. She dreams of falling in love again someday but isn't sure if her heart has healed from her last two rounds on the battlefield. Working a private party at The Pearl, she meets party ...
Serving Mr. Stevens, Part Three: Masquerade -- An Erotic Romance (Part 3 of 5)
A sexy, psychological erotic thriller with plenty of twists. "Fifty Shades has got nothing on this!" At this masquerade party, anything can happen. It's the party of your dreams... But when the masks come off, what's left underneath? From the bestselling author of the "All She Wants" series comes a sexy, fiery tale about a young barista and a handsome corporate executive... Alpha-male billionaire Thomas Stevens is the kind of man who knows ...
In Mountains Wanted, we met Dr. Sarah Lynde, a sociology professor and divorced mother of two, and Lt. James McAllister, a newly commissioned officer facing a deployment to Afghanistan. James and Sarah started off as friends with benefits but soon realized that their connection was too strong to deny deepening feelings for each other. In this sequel, both are pursuing other relationships and desperately trying to stay friends despite their ...
For the Prevention of Cruelty: The History and Legacy of Animal Rights Activism in the United States
Diane L. Beers
Animal rights, those two words conjure diverse but powerful images and reactions. Some nod in agreement, while others roll their eyes in contempt. Most people fall somewhat uncomfortably in the middle, between endorsement and rejection, as they struggle with the profound moral, philosophical, and legal questions provoked by the debate. Today, thousands of organizations lobby, agitate, and educate the public on issues concerning the rights and ...
Because He's Watching: Ian's Obsession
KW Publishing, 2013
Ian Broadfield wants to watch his wife sleep with another man. Call it a fantasy, a passion, an obsession--whatever, but Ian can’t stop thinking about Emily being with someone else. Not after discovering her innocent flirtation with her coworker Ray. Not after hearing that Ray thinks Emily is the “hottest chick in the office.” And especially not after Emily confesses that Ray tried to kiss her at happy hour. As things heat up between ...
The Collected Stories (Everyman's Library)
Pushkin’s prose tales are the foundation stones on which the great novels of Turgenev, Tolstoy, and Dostoevsky were built, but they are also brilliant and fascinating in their own right. In both prose and verse, Pushkin was one of the world’s great storytellers: direct and dramatic, clear-sighted, vivid, and passionate. This new and expanded Everyman’s edition of his stories includes all the mature work. In addition to such ...
Off the Chain Volume 2
Dominion Publishing, 2006
5.0 out of 5 stars BACK AND BLAZING!!!!! The E-man is back and blazing in this sizzling series of short stories designed to titillate. Author Emery has lost none of his sex appeal in Volume 2 of Off The Chain; fans will be thrilled to see the return of characters from Off The Chain Volume 1...romping their way through the pages of this novel as well. I loved the steamy, hot scenes, the touch of humor, the prelude and interludes (still with ...
The Rule Of Benedict For Beginners: Spirituality for Daily Life
Benedictine spirituality is simple and down to earth. Not only does the Benedictine lifestyle fit well within the walls of the monastery, its interpretation of life is also suitable to other forms of society. In The Rule of Benedict for Beginners , Wil Derkse reveals how elements from Benedictine spirituality and the Benedictine lifestyle may be fruitful outside the monastery to strengthen the quality of societal living and working. The Rule ...
Beth Russell's William Morris Needlepoint
Popular British needlework designer Beth Russsell presents--for the first time--20 needlepoint designs based on the original works of William Morris. With the help of beautiful photographs, the book reflects Morris's passion for the pre-industrial world as it evolved through the three stages of Morris's artistic development. 80 4-color photographs.
The Catholic Passion: Rediscovering the Power and Beauty of the Faith
In The Catholic Passion , David Scott, biographer of Mother Teresa ( A Revolution of Love ), presents the Catholic faith as a spiritually fulfilling, intellectually coherent answer to the most important human questions: Why are we here? What can we know of God? How should we live? The Catholic Passion is not an argument for the Catholic faith but a journey to the heart of it, a richly rewarding reflection on prayer, the Bible, the ...
Swinging for the Fences: How American Legion Baseball Transformed a Group of Boys Into a Team of Men
Carl Paul Maggio
In 2008, the surviving members of the Crenshaw Post 715 American Legion team gathered in Sedona, Arizona, to honor the memory of Billy Consolo. Stories of their fallen teammate opened a door to cherished memories of time spent together in childhood, learning the game of life through the game of baseball. With no adults to supervise them in the playgrounds and sandlots, Carl Paul Maggio and his friends grew to understand the principles of fair ...
Chicano Visions: American Painters on the Verge
Originating in the early seventies, Chicano art long remained unrecognised by the art and gallery world. This text features the work of 26 Chicano artists and marks the transition of this unique and exciting movement into the critical fold of contemporary art.
My First Catholic Bible For Catholic Children Who Want A Devotional Bible Of Their Very Own!
My First Catholic Bible gives children aged 6 to 10 a devotional Bible of their very own. This colorfully illustrated storybook Bible is not an adaptation or a paraphrase of the Bible, but it uses selections from the actual text of the highly respected and readable New Revised Standard Version, Catholic Edition, including stories from the Deuterocanonical Books. With Stories from Noah's ark to the angel's annunciation to St. Mary - from Moses ...
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