Author: Dennis Lehane
Publisher: Harper Collins
Dennis Lehane returns to the streets of Mystic River with this love story wrapped in a crime story wrapped in a journey of faith—the basis for the major motion picture The Drop, from Fox Searchlight Pictures directed by Michaël Roskam, screenplay by Dennis Lehane, and starring Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, and James Gandolfini. Three days after Christmas, a lonely bartender looking for a reason to live rescues an abused puppy from a trash can and meets a damaged woman looking for something to believe in. As their relationship grows, they cross paths with the Chechen mafia; a man grown dangerous with age and thwarted hopes; two hapless stick-up artists; a very curious cop; and the original owner of the puppy, who wants his dog back. . . .
Riding the Bullet
Author: Stephen King
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
From international bestseller Stephen King the first ebook ever published—a novella about a young man who hitches a ride with a driver from the other side. Riding the Bullet is “a ghost story in the grand manner” from the bestselling author of Bag of Bones, The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon, and The Green Mile—a short story about a young man who hitches a ride with a driver from the other side.
Author: Stephanie Bolster
The evocative poems move from the icon of Alice in Wonderland to the imagined figure of Alice out of Wonderland -- on a West Coast beach with the poet, underground with Persephone, in Memphis with Elvis. But first they explore the real Alice Liddell (1852-1934), who sat still for Charles Dodgson's camera and inspired the Alice books that prompted his rise to fame as Lewis Carroll.
Author: Daniel Canty
Publisher: Talonbooks Limited
Originally published under title: Wigrum.
Through Gates of Splendor
Author: Elisabeth Elliot
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Documents the lives of missionaries who sought to convert the Huao Indians of Ecuador.
Author: Ruben Gimenez Viera
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
This book brings together a selection of photographs that were captured during their 30 years of profession, where characters of political, cultural field are presented, as well as anonymous characters that reflect part of the Uruguayan feel.
Postcards from Bosley Bear
Author: Christi E. Parker
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
This is the story of Bosley Bear and his travels to Washington, D.C. After working hard at Mt. Rushmore, Bosley decides to take a much needed vacation. With the help of his presidential friends on Mt. Rushmore, he decides to travel to Washington, D.C., where he discovers the monuments that help him to understand what America is all about.
Author: Vanessa Collingridge
Publisher: Random House
A uniquely woven story encompassing three separate centuries and three different lives. Captain Cook, best known for his heroic voyages through the Pacific Ocean, is brought to life in vivid detail. We follow his humble beginnings as the son of a farm labourer, through his convention-shattering treatment of the indigenous groups he met on his travels, and then onto his final tragic voyage which signalled the end of his revered reputation. One hundred years on from the death of Cook, another great man, George Collingridge begins his own adventure. He, like Cook was oblivious to the implications his journey would have. Along the way he unfolds ancient maps, secret tales and unearths hidden lands and buried treasure. He is also said to have realised that it was not Cook who discovered Australia - it was the Portugese. This firm belief was the eventual cause of his self-destruction. Another hundred years later Vanessa Collingridge, is searching for books on her lifelong hero Captain Cook in a university library. She discovers the name of a distant cousin, George Collingridge, in a dusty card index. And so a new journey of discovery begins - in the footsteps of her hero and his nemesis.
Author: Torben Kuhlmann
Publisher: NorthSouth (NY)
Torben Kulhmann's stunningly illustrated, nearly wordless tale offers a fascinating window into an imaginary, yet hauntingly familiar word under our feet, where a mole suddenly recognizes the precarious balance between progress and preservation. Kulhmann's open ended text encourages thoughtful exploration into possible solutions, and his delightful endpapers depict a montage of solutions that could very well save the moles' world and ours.
Charlie dreams of becoming president and living in the White House. So, to quickly make that dream real, he decides to build his own White House tree house. With the help of his friends, Charlie discovers all there is to know about becoming president and living in the White House during this adventure.
She had longed for a taste of the wild and reckless. And Olivia Jeffries got her chance when she met a handsome stranger at a masquerade ball. The attraction was instant, the electricity…volatile. But days later she discovered her new lover was none other than Reginald Westmoreland, her father's most-hated rival. She vowed to resist him further, but Reggie was relentless in his pursuit. He would stop at nothing—not even blackmail—to get Olivia back in his bed. Talk about sleeping with the enemy!
Good Food: Healthy Eats
Author: Good Food Guides
Publisher: Random House
Looking after yourself doesn't mean you have to compromise on flavour. Nowadays, there is a huge choice of delicious ingredients that can be turned into a satisfying and nutritious meal with a little inspiration. In 101 Healthy Eats, the Good Food team prove you can really enjoy food that's good for you. This little cookbook is full of tasty low-fat recipes that are high in fibre and packed with vitamins and minerals. The choice of healthy recipes includes such tasty treats as Quick prawn and almond korma, Sticky maple pork with apples, Gnocchi with roasted squash and goat's cheese and even Crispy fish and chips with mushy peas! Healthy eating doesn't mean you can't enjoy a dessert or two so try tangy Red currant sorbet and indulgent Toffee apple pudding. Get inspiration from: Classics made healthy Healthy mid-week meals Side dishes and salads Healthy meals without meat Guilt-free entertaining Sweet and low Good Food is Britain's top-selling cookery magazine. With simple step-by-step instructions, and a full-colour photograph and nutritional breakdown to accompany each recipe, you can cook nourishing food with complete confidence.
The Psychology of Sufism
Author: Javād Nūrbakhsh
Publisher: Khaniqahi Nimatullahi Publications/K.N.P.
THE PYSCHOLOGY OF SUFISM is a guide to help the reader understand the nature of man and the obstacles to becoming a true human being. Within this context, the symbolic dream world is discussed in some detail, and how it applies to everyday life, the book also discusses the realms of the Heart, the Spirit, the Inner Consciousness and the Innermost Consciousness.
Fill in the Gaps
Author: Edward R. Rosset