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By Linda Lael Miller. 2017
It&’s a Christmas affair to remember as a Hollywood mogul discovers his inner cowboy—and the woman of his dreams—amid the…rugged beauty of WyomingRaine McCall would take snow-covered mountains over a star-studded premiere any day. But when hotshot movie executive Mick Branson arranges dinner on Christmas Eve to discuss a work opportunity, she&’s intrigued—by the offer and the man. She&’s a no-makeup, no-frills single mom who&’s happy with her quiet life. Sharing chili cheeseburgers and sizzling kisses with Mick is sure heating up her holiday, but country girl and power player don&’t mix…It&’s not just work that&’s brought Mick back to Mustang Creek. Since he first visited to oversee a documentary, free-spirited graphic designer Raine has been in his head. Her approach to life is as unconventional as her quirky holiday ornaments. Their attraction is undeniable—and so are their differences. Putting down roots in the Wild West wasn&’t in the script. But there are some Christmas gifts you can&’t walk away from, even when they turn your whole world upside down…Don&’t miss Country Proud, the second book in Linda Lael Miller&’s Painted Pony Creek series about three best buddies whose strength, honor and independence exemplify the Montana land they love.Don't miss author Linda Lael Miller's next heartwarming holiday drama, Christmas in Painted Pony Creek, where a single mom and her daughter find their lives magically changed and filled with the love and kindness of a man who would do anything to protect them.Get lost in more charming winter reads by Linda Lael Miller:A Creed Country ChristmasA Stone Creek ChristmasThe Christmas BridesAn Outlaw&’s ChristmasA McKettrick ChristmasA Lawman&’s Christmas
By Linda Lael Miller. 2008
#1 New York Times bestselling author Linda Lael Miller brings you reader-favorite Mojo Sheepshanks, the irreverent P.I. who finds truth…in the strangest placesand solves crimes in the strangest ways Mojo is trying to enjoy her lovely new home, courtesy of her wealthy sister, Greer, but she'd rather be back in her apartment over Bad-Ass Bert's Biker Saloon in Cave Creek, Arizona. Life was a lot simpler then. Now her sexy cop boyfriend can't seem to let go of his past, while her sister's being blackmailed for secrets in hers. And Mojo's stuck in the middle again. Then there's the ghost who comes to her for help and the threats being made against the still-living. As the murders pile up, Mojo's starting to discover secrets that even the dead don't want disturbed!
By Linda Lael Miller. 2022
Beach Reads A perfect poolside page-turner or beach read! AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER&“Curl up in your favorite reading chair…and get lost in the pages of this book.&”—Debbie Macomber, #1 New York Times bestselling author, on Country StrongSometimes love is just out of reach…Rancher and military veteran J.P. McCall loves simple pleasures. The satisfaction of working his family&’s land. The freedom to come and go as he pleases. But ever since his two closest friends have married and started families of their own, J.P. realizes what he&’s been missing. He's known plenty of women, but now he craves finding The One. And then Sara Worth comes crashing back into his life. She&’s his buddy&’s sister, the woman who was always out of reach.Single mom Sara Worth has her hands full. After a disastrous early marriage, she is now writing bestselling books by day and caring for her two teenagers by night. That doesn&’t leave a lot of me time. But when an innocent request for J.P.&’s help leads to an unforgettable kiss, she&’s intrigued—and unsure. Giving love a second chance feels impossible. But when the man from Sara&’s past resurfaces, threatening everything she holds dear, J.P. will do whatever it takes to protect the woman who&’s stealing his heart.Painted Pony CreekBook 1: Country StrongBook 2: Country ProudBook 3: Country Born
Meet a single dad flirting with forever in this heartwarming classic Brides of Bliss County novel from New York Times bestselling author Linda…Lael Miller!Now that Becca &“Bex&” Stuart&’s two best friends have married the men of their dreams, she&’s thrilled for them…and a little envious, if she&’s being honest. If her own first love hadn&’t died serving the country years ago, everything would have been so different. Maybe she&’d even have a family of her own by now. But when her sweet nephew, Josh, moves in with her for a while, Bex&’s life is turned upside down…and there&’s only one person she can rely on.Single dad Tate Calder came to Mustang Creek with his two sons in tow, looking for a fresh start. Love was the last thing on his mind…until he and Bex are constantly thrown together. Bex is unlike any woman he&’s ever known before and his sons adore her. But the last time Tate risked his heart, he crashed and burned. Could this season be different? Previously published. Read the entire reader-favorite The Brides of Bliss County series:Book 1: The Marriage PactBook 2: The Marriage CharmBook 3: The Marriage Season Don't miss author Linda Lael Miller's next heartwarming holiday drama, Christmas in Painted Pony Creek, where a single mom and her daughter find their lives magically changed and filled with the love and kindness of a man who would do anything to protect them.
By Linda Lael Miller. 2009
Sometimes, Mr. Right needs a nudge in the right direction… Don’t miss this beloved classic from #1 New York Times…bestselling author Linda Lael Miller.It’s hard for Ashley O’Ballivan not to feel a little lonely. After all, everyone in her family is marrying and having babies—except her. She hasn’t had a booking at her bed-and-breakfast in far too long. And she hasn’t seen or heard from the handsome, mysterious man who broke her heart in months. But then Jack McCall suddenly reappears—with no explanations and no promises. Jack has secrets, secrets he says he has to keep to protect her. Secrets she fears will ultimately take him away from her again. But this time, Ashley’s determined to convince him that he’s at home only in Stone Creek—with her. Originally published in 2008
By Linda Lael Miller. 2010
Don't miss author Linda Lael Miller's next heartwarming holiday drama, Christmas in Painted Pony Creek, where a single mom and…her daughter find their lives magically changed and filled with the love and kindness of a man who would do anything to protect them.Get lost in more charming winter reads by Linda Lael Miller:A Snow Country ChristmasA Creed Country ChristmasA Stone Creek ChristmasAn Outlaw&’s ChristmasA McKettrick ChristmasA Lawman&’s Christmas
For readers of Bill Bryson, Neil deGrasse Tyson and Siddhartha Mukherjee, a wondrous, wildly ambitious, and vastly entertaining work of…popular science that tells the awe-inspiring story of the elements that make up the human body, and how these building blocks of life travelled billions of miles and across billions of years to make us who we are.Every one of us contains a billion times more atoms than all the grains of sand in the earth’s deserts. If you weigh 150 pounds, you’ve got enough carbon to make 25 pounds of charcoal, enough salt to fill a saltshaker, enough chlorine to disinfect several backyard swimming pools, and enough iron to forge a 3-inch nail. But how did these elements combine to make us human? All matter—everything around us and within us—has an ultimate birthday: the day the universe was born. This informative, eye-opening, and eminently readable book is the story of our atoms’ long strange journey from the Big Bang to the creation of stars, through the assembly of Planet Earth, and the formation of life as we know it. It’s also the story of the scientists who made groundbreaking discoveries and unearthed extraordinary insights into the composition of life. Behind their unexpected findings were investigations marked by fierce rivalries, obsession, heartbreak, flashes of insight, and flukes of blind luck. Ultimately they’ve helped us understand the mystery of our existence: how a quadrillion atoms made of particles from the Big Bang now animate each of our cells.Shaped by the curious mind and bold vision of science and history documentarian Dan Levitt, this wondrous book is no less than the story of life itself.
By Etaf Rum. 2023
“A moving meditation on motherhood, inter-generational trauma and how surface appearances often obscure a deeper truth. . . . A…stunning second novel from a writer who set the bar very high with her first!”—Tara Conklin, New York Times bestselling author of The Last Romantics and Community BoardThe acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of A Woman Is No Man returns with a striking exploration of the expectations of a Palestinian-American woman, the meaning of a fulfilling life, and the ways our unresolved pasts affect our presents."After Yara is placed on probation at work for fighting with a racist coworker, her Palestinian mother claims the provocation and all that’s come after were the result of a family curse. While Yara doesn’t believe in old superstitions, she finds herself unpacking her strict, often volatile childhood growing up in Brooklyn, looking for clues as to why she feels so unfulfilled in a life her mother could only dream of. Etaf Rum’s follow-up to her 2019 debut, A Woman Is No Man, is a complicated mother-daughter drama that looks at the lasting effects of intergenerational trauma and what it takes to break the cycle of abuse." —Time magazine, "The Most Anticipated Books of the Year"
By Greg Bear. 1990
Corona An awesome, sentinent force of protostars -- Corona -- has taken control of a stranded team of Vulcan scientists.…The U.S.S Enterprise has come on a rescue mission, with a female reporter and a new computer that can override Kirk's command. Suddenly, the rescuers must save themselves and the entire Universe -- before Corona unleashes a Big Bang!
By Valeria Ruelas. 2022
Discover the vibrant culture of brujeria and embrace your own inner witch with this essential guide to spellcasting, spirit worship,…tarot, crystals, and all the other elements of this increasingly popular lifestyle.A modern Mexican bruja is a powerful person, one who reads the tarot and performs spellwork and rituals of devotion to their spirit guides and deities. Brujeria, which translates as witchcraft in Spanish, is a unique form of spirituality that blends core elements of Afro-Indigenous beliefs. Having originated in Mexico, brujeria is now practiced in Latinx communities across the world. Valeria Ruelas was raised living every aspect of the brujeria lifestyle. From shopping at botanicas and yerberias, to casting spells, to interpreting tarot readings, Valeria has today become one of the foremost practitioners of brujeria in the US. And as part of her daily practice, she seeks to bring the intense wisdom, harmony, and spirituality that comes with living this bruja lifestyle to her followers and returning power and ancestral magic to those whose agency has been lost. Within these pages, Valeria provides you with an expert&’s introductory handbook for all the aspects of brujeria, including, -Respectfully shopping at a yerberia or botanica -A complete guide to common crystals -Essentials for your altar -A introduction to tarot -Spells to bring luck, love, and good fortune -The secrets of Santa Muerte Comprehensive and inspiring, The Mexican Witch Lifestyle is the perfect guide for anyone curious to learn more about this vibrant culture of witchcraft.
By Nicole Edwards. 2012
Two neighbors and long-time friends come face-to-face with their forbidden fantasies in this sizzling ebook from New York Times and…USA TODAY bestselling author Nicole Edwards.Zoey Stranford might&’ve had a crush on the sexy boy next door since middle school, but she&’s a woman now, and that crush has turned into a full-blown case of lust. So why is it that at twenty-nine, her libido decides to ramp into high gear and the only thing she can focus on is the intensely sexy, scorching hot boy next door who is definitely not a boy anymore? The only problem is that Zoey and Kaleb have been best friends for as long as she can remember. Not to mention, Kaleb and his brothers are working on buying Stranford land to build a new resort, and she&’s more than a little hesitant about his intentions. Kaleb Walker has had his eye on Zoey for close to twenty years, but never before has he considered taking their friendship to the next level, no matter how many fantasies he&’s had about her over the years. That doesn&’t explain why Kaleb is hell bent on having her—in as many ways as possible. Kaleb finds himself in a precarious situation. His brothers have nominated him to pursue Zoey&’s father about purchasing the land needed to get their new resort off the ground. Finding out that Carl Stranford is on the brink of foreclosure and Zoey might just lose her house and the land, Kaleb now has to convince her to put aside her pride and let him help her. It doesn&’t take long before the flames start burning bright and hot, and the two of them burn up the nights and the days as they explore each other&’s forbidden fantasies. But can their friendship survive a business transaction or the new friends with benefits clause? Or will they realize that they&’ve been overlooking something much deeper that&’s been right in front of them all along?
By Phil Robertson. 2005
This no-holds-barred autobiography chronicles the remarkable life of Phil Robertson, the original Duck Commander and Duck Dynasty® star, from early…childhood through the founding of a family business.LIVING THE DREAMDuck calls—though the source of his livelihood—are not what makes Phil Robertson the man he is today. When asked what matters in his life, he’s quick to say, “Faith, family, ducks—in that order.” It isn’t often that a person can live a dream, but Phil Robertson, aka The Duck Commander, has proven that it is possible with vision, hard work, helping hands, and an unshakable faith in the Almighty. Phil’s is the remarkable story of one man who followed the call he received from God and soon after invented a duck call that would begin an incredible journey to the life he had always dreamed of for himself and his family. In the love of his country, his family, and his maker, Phil has finally found the ingredients to the “good life” he always wanted. If you ever wind up sitting face-to-face with Phil, you’ll see that his enthusiasm and passion for duck hunting and the Lord is no act—it is truly who he is.If you’ve watched the exceedingly popular A&E® program Duck Dynasty®, you already know the famed Phil Robertson. As patriarch of the Robertson clan and creator of Duck Commander duck calls, he fearlessly leads his family in a responsible work ethic and an active faith.But what you don’t know is his life before the show. In the pages of this book, you’ll learn of Phil’s colorful past and his wild road to the “happy, happy, happy” life he leads today. Before the “happy,” Phil’s passion for the outdoors and wild living led him down some shady paths. As a young husband and father, he became the proprietor of a rough bar and lived a life, as he says, of “romping, stomping, and ripping” for a number of years. He even left his wife and young boys for a short period of time.Through it all, Phil Robertson has lived his life as a “called” man. Called to live off the land, called to leave a starring role in Louisiana Tech football (playing ahead of Terry Bradshaw) for duck hunting, called to wild living, called to create a new kind of duck call—and finally, called to follow God and lead a life of faith. In this eye-opening and rousing book, you’ll find stories that will shock you, as well as those that will inspire you. You’ll get to know the man behind the legend, and you’ll come away better for it.
By Dean Weddle. 2001
NO LAW. NO CONSCIENCE. NO STOPPING THEM. SECTION 31™ They are the self-appointed protectors of the Federation. Amoral, shrouded in…secrecy, answerable to no one, Section 31 is the mysterious covert operations division of Starfleet, a rogue shadow group commited to safeguarding the Federation at any cost. Mere days after the startling events of AVATAR, Dr. Julian Bashir faces his darkest nightmare when Section 31 compels him to undertake amission to stop one of their own. But this renegade is no ordinary agent. Like Bashir, Dr. Ethan Locken is genetically enhanced, a human superior in body and mind. But Locken dreams of remaking the galaxy in his own image -- and creating a new human empire based on the example of the infamous Khan Noonien Singh. And as he begins to understand the terrifying truth about his opposite number, Bashir will learn more about himself than he ever wanted.
By Una McCormack. 2020
The USA TODAY bestseller—based on the new Star Trek TV series! &“Fifteen years ago…you led us out of the darkness.…You commanded the greatest rescue armada in history. Then...the unimaginable. What did that cost you? Your faith. Your faith in us. Your faith in yourself. Tell us, why did you leave Starfleet, Admiral?&” Every end has a beginning…and this electrifying novel details the events leading into the new Star Trek TV series, introducing you to brand-new characters featured in the life of Jean-Luc Picard—widely considered to be one of the most popular and recognizable characters in all of science fiction.
By Cleo Wade. 2018
A beautifully illustrated book from Cleo Wade—the artist, poet, and speaker who has been called &“the Millennial Oprah&” by New…York Magazine—that offers creative inspiration and life lessons through poetry, mantras, and affirmations, perfect for fans of the bestseller Milk & Honey.True to her hugely popular Instagram account, Cleo Wade brings her moving life lessons to Heart Talk, an inspiring, accessible, and spiritual book of wisdom for the new generation. Featuring over one hundred and twenty of Cleo&’s original poems, mantras, and affirmations, including fan favorites and never before seen ones, this book is a daily pep talk to keep you feeling empowered and motivated. With relatable, practical, and digestible advice, including &“Hearts break. That&’s how the magic gets in,&” and &“Baby, you are the strongest flower that ever grew, remember that when the weather changes,&” this is a portable, replenishing pause for your daily life. Keep Heart Talk by your bedside table or in your bag for an empowering boost of spiritual adrenaline that can help you discover and unlock what is blocking you from thriving emotionally and spiritually.
By Julia London. 2012
The second book in the &“superbly entertaining&” (Booklist) Regency historical series from New York Times bestselling author Julia London. Tobin…Scott, otherwise known as Count Eberlin of Denmark, has returned to Hadley Green, the site of his father&’s hanging for thievery fifteen years ago. He has but one goal in mind, and that is to avenge his father, who he believes was innocent of stealing the Countess of Ashwood jewels. Now a wealthy man, Tobin intends to exact his revenge by destroying the Ashwood estate and the Countess of Ashwood, who as a young girl testified against his father. Lily Boudine has become the Countess of Ashwood through a very surprising twist of fate. She is even more surprised when a vaguely familiar looking man calls and tells her he is Tobin Scott, whom she knew as a boy, and that he intends to destroy her or Ashwood. He leaves the choice to her. Because so many people depend on Ashwood, Lily chooses herself, thinking that she can hold him at bay long enough to remove Ashwood from his clutches. But as they play the game of seduction, and she slowly discovers that he is not the cold, heartless man he would like to present to her, she also believes that Tobin is right—his father did not steal the jewels. And if she can find them, she can help restore his family&’s honor—but not before she discovers another shocking secret.
By Gerald G. Jampolsky. 1999
With this guidebook in hand, anyone can embrace the power of forgiveness and transform their life and relationships.Discover the power…of forgiveness—what it can do for you, right now. As the title suggests, Forgiveness shows you how to take the steps to let go of your anger and your grudges and truly forgive those you have wronged you in some way—and, maybe more importantly, how to forgive yourself. Healing and acceptance are on the horizon, and with this book, you can learn about the toxic, negative side effects of staying angry and hurt and how we can benefit both physically and mentally from the event of forgiving others and ourselves. Teaching practical spirituality and written in very simple, easy-to-understand language, readers of Forgiveness will learn the top twenty reasons why the path to forgiveness has so many obstacles and how to remove those obstacles to create miracles in their lives and those of others. If you ready to forgive and finally live a life full of joy and contentment but are not sure where to begin, then this book is for you.
By Thomas Greanias. 2020
Experience the first &“outrageous adventure with a wild dose of the supernatural&” (Clive Cussler, New York Times bestselling author) in…the New York Times bestselling Atlantis trilogy, following archeologist Conrad Yeats, his father, and linguist Serena Serghetti as they search for the lost city of Atlantis.During a top secret dig in Antarctica, the United States government discovers a stunning and ancient secret: the legendary lost city of Atlantis. Dr. Conrad Yeats, the foremost authority on megalithic architecture, is brought in along with his estranged father, General Griffin Yeats, and his former lover, the linguist Serena Serghetti, to explore this astonishing civilization hidden beneath the ice. But their investigation uncovers something shocking that threatens the very existence of humanity and together, they are thrust into a deadly race against the apocalypse. &“Raising Atlantis grabs hold of you from the first page and pulls you into an astonishing world of scientific fact and fiction, suspense, and good old-fashioned adventure&” (Nelson DeMille, New York Times bestselling author). Visit the official Raising Atlantis website at RaisingAtlantis.com to unlock lost chapters and download free ebooks featuring Conrad Yeats and Serena Serghetti.
By Elisabeth Egan. 2015
What happens when having it all proves too much to handle? In this “fresh, funny take on the age-old struggle…to have it all” (People) a wife and mother of three leaps at the chance to fulfill her professional destiny—only to learn every opportunity comes at a price.“A winning, heartfelt debut” (Good Housekeeping), A Window Opens introduces Alice Pearse, a compulsively honest, longing-to-have-it-all, sandwich generation heroine for our social-media-obsessed, lean in (or opt out) age. Like her fictional forebears Kate Reddy and Bridget Jones, Alice plays many roles (which she never refers to as “wearing many hats” and wishes you wouldn’t, either). She is a (mostly) happily married mother of three, an attentive daughter, an ambivalent dog-owner, a part-time editor, a loyal neighbor and a Zen commuter. She is not: a cook, a craftswoman, a decorator, an active PTA member, a natural caretaker, or the breadwinner. But when her husband makes a radical career change, Alice is ready to lean in—and she knows exactly how lucky she is to land a job at Scroll, a hip young start-up which promises to be the future of reading. The Holy Grail of working mothers―an intellectually satisfying job and a happy personal life―seems suddenly within reach. Despite the disapproval of her best friend, who owns the local bookstore, Alice is proud of her new “balancing act” (which is more like a three-ring circus) until her dad gets sick, her marriage flounders, her babysitter gets fed up, her kids start to grow up, and her work takes an unexpected turn. In the midst of her second coming of age, Alice realizes the question is not whether it’s possible to have it all but, what does she really want the most? “Smart and entertaining…with refreshing straight-forwardness and humor” (The Washington Post), “fans of I Don’t Know How She Does It and Where’d You Go, Bernadette will adore A Window Opens” (Booklist, starred review).
By Peter David. 2015
The New York Times bestselling series based on the blockbuster video game for Xbox!It is 2555, more than two years…after the Master Chief went missing-in-action following a decisive conflict on Installation 00—the massive, extragalactic Forerunner construct known as the Ark—as part of the final chapter in humanity&’s bloody thirty-year struggle against the overwhelming forces of the Covenant. Now, as a tenuous peace exists between the humans and the Elites, a startling scientific discovery is made…and the riddle behind its Forerunner origins could very well seal the fate of the entire galaxy within a matter of weeks. In order to unravel these dangerous secrets, a heroic, hastily formed coalition of humans and Elites must attempt to overcome their differences as they embark on a covert mission back to the Ark—an astonishing, enigmatic place beyond comprehension from which few have returned and where mortal danger awaits them all…