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Service: A Navy SEAL at War
Little, Brown and Company
Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell returned from his star-crossed mission in Afghanistan with his bones shattered and his heart broken. So many had given their lives to save him-and he would have readily done the same for them. As he recuperated, he wondered why he and others, from America's founding to today, had been willing to sacrifice everything-including themselves-for the sake of family, nation, and freedom. In Service , we follow Marcus ...
The Royal Ranger (Ranger's Apprentice )
John A. Flanagan
The story that brings the Ranger's Apprentice arc full-circle! Will Treaty has come a long way from the small boy with dreams of knighthood. Life had other plans for him, and as an apprentice Ranger under Halt, he grew into a legendthe finest Ranger the kingdom has ever known. Yet Will is facing a tragic battle that has left him grim and alone. To add to his problems, the time has come to take on an apprentice of his own, and it’s ...
Until You: A Fall Away Novel (Fall Away Series)
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
NEW ADULT ROMANCE---UNTIL YOU (Book 1.5 in the Fall Away Series) ***This book contains graphic sexual content, harsh language, and violence. It is intended for ages 18+. Have you ever been so angry that hitting things felt good? Or so numb that you actually felt high? The past few years have been like that for me. Traveling between fury and indifference with no stops in between. Some people hate me for it, while others are scared of me. But ...
Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea
Spiegel & Grau
A National Book Award finalist and National Book Critics Circle finalist, Barbara Demick’s Nothing to Envy is a remarkable view into North Korea, as seen through the lives of six ordinary citizens Award-winning journalist Barbara Demick follows the lives of six North Korean citizens over fifteen years—a chaotic period that saw the death of Kim Il-sung, the rise to power of his son Kim Jong-il, and a devastating famine that killed ...
Defending a King His Life & Legacy
Dr Karen Moriarty
THE HIGHEST-RATED 5-STAR MJ BOOK ON AMAZON AND.... * A Kindle Bestseller * One of the Best-Selling MJ Books * Has Earned the Most Reviews Why did 7,745 people download this book from "Kindle Free eBooks" within 24 hours? Read it to find out why.... " If you want an eye-opening portrayal of the real Michael Jackson - ...
Comet's Tale: How the Dog I Rescued Saved My Life
Comet’s Tale is a story about a friendship between two former winners, both a little down on their luck, who together stage a remarkable comeback. A former hard-driving attorney, Steven Wolf has reluctantly left his job and family and moved to Arizona for its warm winter climate. There he is drawn to a local group that rescues abused racing greyhounds. Although he can barely take care of himself because of a spinal condition, Wolf adopts ...
Baby Catcher: Chronicles of a Modern Midwife
A former nurse chronicles her journey into midwifery, from her dissatisfaction with formulaic delivery room procedures in the 1960s to her eventual career as a "baby catcher," and chronicles her diverse birth experiences, the women she has encountered along the way, and role of midwifery in the Unit
The Strength of His Hand (Chronicles of the Kings #3) (Volume 3)
Bethany House Publishers
Chronicles of the Kings Book 3- God has rewarded Hezekiah's faithfulness with great wealth and power, but the godly king has no heir. In desperation, his beloved wife takes forbidden measures to ensure fertility.With all that is going on in his kingdom-- and with the Assyrians approaching-- Hezekiah does not discover his wife's idolatry until it's almost too late. Her betrayal cuts to the very core of his being and belief in God. Will his faith ...
Getting Past Your Breakup: How to Turn a Devastating Loss into the Best Thing That Ever Happened to You
Susan J. Elliott JD MEd
Da Capo Lifelong Books
It's over--and it really hurts. But as unbelievable as it may seem when you are in the throes of heartache, you can move past your breakup. Forget about trying to win your ex back. Forget about losing yourself and trying to make this person love you. Forget it! Starting today, this breakup is the best time to change your life for the better, inside and out. Getting Past Your Breakup is a proven roadmap for overcoming the painful ...
Organized for Murder: Organized Mysteries book #1 (Volume 1)
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Organization expert Kate McKenzie is on track to make her new business, STACKED IN YOUR FAVOR, a hit in small-town Vermont. But when her first client, the wealthy Amelia Nethercutt, is found dead, the job takes a decidedly sinister turn. Kate thought she and her family were making a fresh start in her husband's hometown, but she quickly learns that small towns can hold big secrets. When her first client is poisoned just after Kate leaves her ...
Zondervan Publishing Company
At nineteen, Christy Huddleston left home to teach school in the Smokies--coming to know and care for the wild mountain people, with their fierce pride, terrible poverty, and dark superstitions.
Creating the Perfect Lifestyle
[Publisher's Note: This book is an Amazon #1 Bestseller.] Author Bio: I am regular guy who used to work long and brutal hours for a big corporation. One day I woke up and I had a revelation: "Life is not about working your butt off for someone else - life is about following your passions and creating a fantastic life for yourself and those around you. Life is actually about LIFESTYLE." I spent the next few years researching success and ...
On the Run (Ivy Malone Mysteries, Book 3)
Fleming H. Revell
Super senior sleuth Ivy Malone is spunkier than Miss Marple, with a curiosity that just won't quit. That inquisitiveness has gotten her into plenty of trouble, including murder, mayhem, and a place on a mini-Mafia hit list. Now Ivy's headed across the country with a stray cat and God as her only companions. But just when she thinks she's safe, two dead bodies turn up-discovered by Ivy, of course. A flock of emus, a survivalist outpost, and ...
After losing her entire family to the Nazis at age 13, Alicia Appleman-Jurman went on to save the lives of thousands of Jews, offering them her own courage and hope in a time of upheaval and tragedy. Not since The Diary of Anne Frank has a young voice so vividly expressed the capacity for humanity and heroism in the face of Nazi brutality. HC: Bantam.
(Limelight). "This is a riotous story which is reasonably mad and as accurate as a Marx brother can make it. Despite only a year and a half of schooling, Harpo, or perhaps his collaborator, is the best writer of the Marx Brother. Highly recommended." Library Journal "A funny, affectionate and unpretentious autobiography done with a sharply professional assist from Rowland Barber." New York Times Book Review
The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York
Robert A. Caro
For the sheer magnitude, depth and authority of its revelations, The Power Broker stands alone---a huge and galvanizing biography revealing not only the virtually unknown saga of one man's incredible accumulation of power, but the hidden story of the shaping (and mis-shaping) of New York through the past half-century. Robert Caro's monumental book makes public what few outsiders have known: that Robert Moses was the single most powerful man ...
Shrinkage: Manhood, Marriage, and the Tumor That Tried to Kill Me
Thomas Dunne Books
** A New York Times bestseller ** “If you’re reading this, it means I’m already dead. Just kidding.” In 2009, at thirty years old, Bryan Bishop’s life was right on track. Known to millions as “Bald Bryan,” the sidekick and soundman on the record-setting podcast, The Adam Carolla Show , his radio career was taking off. He was newly engaged. Then, he and his fiancée Christie were delivered a crushing blow when he ...
Secrets of the Dragon Sanctuary (Fablehaven)
Brace yourself for a shocking secret. Two hidden artifacts have been found. Three more remain unrecovered. More preserves face destruction as the Society of the Evening Star relentlessly pursues new talismans. Reading in Patton's Journal of Secrets, Kendra learns the location of the key to a vault housing one of the artifacts. In order to retrieve it, the Knights of the Dawn must enter a death trap a dragon sanctuary called Wyrmroost. The ...
FATE IS THE HUNTER
Ernest K. Gann
Simon & Schuster
Ernest K. Gann’s classic memoir is an up-close and thrilling account of the treacherous early days of commercial aviation. In his inimitable style, Gann brings you right into the cockpit, recounting both the triumphs and terrors of pilots who flew when flying was anything but routine.
Child of Promise (Brides of Culdee Creek, Book 4)
Kathleen Morgan's books for the general market have earned rave reviews and hooked thousands of romance fans. Her first inspirational series, Brides of Culdee Creek, has proven successful as well. Woman of Grace and Lady of Light each climbed the CBA Marketplace best-selling fiction list. This new release, Child of Promise, is the final book in the series. Beth MacKay, the daughter of Culdee Creek's owner, returns home after completing ...
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