Erin simply adores romantic comedies. Whether it be When Harry Met Sally, Two Weeks Notice or Roman Holiday, they all make her dream and believe that everything is possible in life.
In order to convince her friends that they are wrong to be cynical, it is decided: She’s going to test the scenarios of her favorite romantic comedies in real life. What better way to prove that she’s right?
Health as well as salvation is to be obtained by faith. The natural tendency of man is to bring about his salvation by his works, and it is only with difficulty that he comes to receive it by faith.
This book provides biblical clarity concerning divine healing, and supplies basic and applicable principles necessary to having faith concerning healing. The author makes it very clear that we are not healed based on who we are, but based on who Christ is.
The best science fiction scrutinizes our culture and politics, examines the limits of the human condition, and zooms across galaxies at faster-than-light speeds, moving from the very near future to the far-flung worlds of tomorrow in the space of a single sentence.
Clarke, publisher and editor in chief of the acclaimed and award-winning magazine Clarkesworld, has selected the short science fiction (and only science fiction) best representing the previous year’s writing, showcasing the talent, variety, and awesome “sensawunda” that the genre has to offer.
Unprocessed: My City-Dwelling Year of Reclaiming Real Food
by Megan Kimble
Biography & Memoir
In January of 2012, Megan Kimble was a twenty-six-year-old living in a small apartment without even a garden plot to her name. But she cared about where food came from, how it was made, and what it did to her body: so she decided to go an entire year without eating processed foods.
Unprocessed is the narrative of Megan’s extraordinary year, in which she milled wheat, extracted salt from the sea, milked a goat, slaughtered a sheep, and more–all while earning an income that fell well below the federal poverty line.
Twenty-five years ago, Sutton Smith was stripped of his rank of commodore and his promising career in the British Royal Navy. The real loss came when the love of his life dumped him and married a scheming duke.
Duchess Elizabeth Gunthry has never been able to search for the only man she ever loved, she’s had to protect her daughter from the man she was forced to marry. After obtaining a secret divorce, she is still trapped under the duke’s oppressive thumb. When the enigma she’s mourned for twenty-five years, Sutton Smith, appears at a formal ball to rescue her daughter, Liz is grateful to have one last dance with the love of her life and discovers all the old feelings instantly surface…
Ever since the day a rescue team dragged an unconscious Will Gribbins out of the smoke from the explosion that killed twenty-seven miners in the Harlan #7 Coal Mine, shame, guilt and fear have gnawed at Will’s soul. Something happened down in the absolute dark of the mine after the explosion that Will swore a blood oath he’d never reveal…
But Will has finally stopped running. Clinging desperately to the precepts of a twelve-step program, he comes home to the mountains to seek impossible forgiveness, and to confess what he did–only to discover that the truth about what really happened that day in a mile-deep hole under Black Mountain lies in the magical coal statues carved by a handicapped boy…
Peregrine Storke is an artist with an odd sketchbook full of pictures she’s drawn since she was a child. It is a book full of strange sketches and awkward characters, for there is no better way to hide from bullying and life than to create a world of your own. With a stroke of her pencil, she has given life to a spectacled princess, a freckle-nosed king, a candy loving troll, a two-horned unicorn, and a graceless fairy.
At nineteen, Peregrine leaves her home, her sketchbook, and awkwardness behind. But what happens when something goes wrong in the world of Awkward?
Trieste 1952. Johnny Fedora, a debonair British secret agent, knew he had only one week to prevent the Communists taking over Trieste – if he could stay alive to find the dreaded political genius Panagos, whose acumen for anarchy had left a trail of bloody revolution across the continent.
In a relentless race against the clock, Johnny finds: a dead man’s last message, a beautiful woman falling into his arms, a hidden photograph, and three unknown women whose initials spell out an A B C code…
Convicted of a series of horrific crimes against young college students in upscale Santa Barbara, wealthy playboy Charlie Mendez has fled across the US border into Mexico.
As one bounty hunter after another meets a grisly end at the hands of the murderous drug cartel his family have hired to keep him safe, it seems that Mendez is one fugitive destined to remain beyond the reach of the law. Or at least that’s how it looks until one determined victim persuades high-end security specialist Ryan Lock and his partner, retired Marine Ty Johnson, to go after him.
Molly and Robin Snow are sisters in the prime of life. So when Molly receives the news that Robin has suffered a massive heart attack, the news couldn’t be more shocking.
At the hospital, the Snow family receives a grim prognosis: Robin may never regain consciousness. Feelings of guilt and jealousy flare up as Robin’s family struggles to cope.
It’s been two months since Petra Dee and her coyote sidekick Sig faced off against Temperance’s resident alchemist, but things are far from quiet.
When an Internet video of a massive snake in the backcountry of Yellowstone goes viral, a chase for the mythical basilisk is on. Monster hunters swarm into the area, and never one to pass up the promise of discovery, Petra joins in the search. But things get complicated when the basilisk develops a taste for human flesh…
He was a gentle dreamer whose genial bearded visage was recognized around the world, but most people got to know him only through the iconic characters born of his fertile imagination: Kermit the Frog, Bert and Ernie, Miss Piggy, Big Bird. The Muppets made Jim Henson a household name, but they were just part of his remarkable story.
An up-close look at the charmed life of a legend, Jim Henson gives the full measure to a man whose joyful genius transcended age, language, geography, and culture–and continues to beguile audiences worldwide.
Attending his mother’s wedding to their clan’s longtime ally is not Liam MacGregor’s notion of a grand occasion. Nor is her groom’s ridiculous pronouncement, naming Liam as his immediate successor… After her father’s untimely death and a plot to murder her younger brother, Venora MacNab flees her clan with her brother, Will, seeking refuge with Clan Fraser…
Thrown together by circumstances out of their control, Liam and Nora forge a shaky alliance in the midst of treachery and murder plots as Liam learns to navigate his newfound responsibilities. During the course of events, the pair stumbles on to something else entirely. Something neither imagines possible–love.
Rue’s deceased mother kinda ‘fibbed’ about who her real father was. Big time. On her 21st birthday she learns the truth by way of a $55 million dollar inheritance from a man she never got the chance to know.
More shocking? The two famous brothers Rue’s been reading about in magazines all her life are suddenly family. Jack and Sean Stone aren’t happy to meet their new secret sister. And their mom? She had no idea the nanny and her husband had a little girl, long ago.
Great German composer Ludwig van Beethoven went through a bad period of his life around the age of 32 because he had become totally deaf. Contemplating suicide, he wrote his will. But later he overcame his hearing problem, was recognized as one of the greatest composers of all time–he wrote nine insuperable symphonies–and became a celebrated member of Viennese society.
Lots of more others show the same alternations in the famous people’s lives, as indicated in detail in this book. More important is however, that the seasons of famous people alternate from good to bad and vice versa according to a certain pattern…
Always up for trying something new, Kath and her friends from the fiber and needlework group TGIF–Thank Goodness it’s Fiber–are visiting Cloud Hollow Farm for the day to learn the fine art of dyeing.
With spring in the air, the friends head out to greet the sheep. But the sheep are more interested in something else–two bodies spread under a tall tree. And one of those bodies is someone they know…
When the vast wartime factories of the Manhattan Project began producing plutonium in quantities never before seen on earth, scientists working on the top-secret bomb-building program grew apprehensive.
Fearful that plutonium might cause a cancer epidemic among workers and desperate to learn more about what it could do to the human body, the Manhattan Project’s medical doctors embarked upon an experiment in which eighteen unsuspecting patients in hospital wards throughout the country were secretly injected with the cancer-causing substance…
Emily and Elias Jessup left their home in southern Texas, tired of living a life of poverty. With not a penny to their name and no job prospects, the siblings turn to stealing from the rich to survive…
Cade Singleton heard stories of the Jessup siblings preying on the rich. When he finally catches up to them in a rural area just south of Dallas, Cade captures Emily and decides to use her for bait to apprehend her brother. Can this bounty hunter find it in his heart to see past Emily’s lawless ways and be able to see the kind-hearted woman that lies beneath?
Given the opportunity to make his dreams comes true, Henry Tsien decides to make a wish that will change his life forever. Now a newly created, low-leveled Mage in a world that has hidden secrets and histories, he’ll need to find a way to survive, level up and pay his rent.
“An excellent story concept takes a stock LitRPG plot and elevated into something new and interesting. This is well done: funny, intriguing, and I’d enjoy seeing more.” -Amazon Reviewer