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Things have never been easy for Oscar, a sweet but disastrously overweight, lovesick Dominican ghetto nerd. From his home in New Jersey, where he lives with his old-world mother and rebellious sister, Oscar dreams of becoming the Dominican J.R.R. Tolkien and, most of all, of finding love. But he may never get what he wants, thanks to the Fuké--the curse that has haunted the Oscar's family for generations, dooming them to prison, torture, tragic accidents, and, above all, ill-starred love. Oscar, still waiting for his first kiss, is just its most recent victim.
When a five-million dollar prize is offered, tough-but-tender Boston PI Spenser delves into the shady world of black market art to investigate a decades-long unsolved crime--an art heist that people are still talking about twenty years later. But he's not the only one who wants to win.
A compilation of articles that spans Billy's ministry from 1955 to 2014 invites listeners to sit down with Billy and hear in his own unvarnished words the things that moved his heart regarding relevant issues of the day; the Biblical convictions he abided by; the reasons and regrets behind some of his decisions; and the wisdom he gained in his century on this earth.
Gayle King shares her favorite inspiring letters from the popular CBS This Morning segment Note to Self, in which twenty-first century luminaries pen advice and encouragement to the young people they once were.
Traces the development of technology from the industrial age to the digital age, focusing on the necessity for precision engineering in the development of machine tools and the creation of modern manufacturing.
"Raised to be a warrior, seventeen-year-old Eelyn fights alongside her Aska clansmen in an ancient, rivalry against the Riki clan. Her life is brutal but simple: fight and survive. Until the day she sees the impossible on the battlefield--her brother, fighting with the enemy--the brother she watched die five years ago. Faced with her brother's betrayal, she must survive the winter in the mountains with the Riki, in a village where every neighbor is an enemy, every battle scar possibly one she delivered. But when the Riki village is raided by a ruthless clan thought to be a legend, Eelyn is even more desperate to get back to her beloved family. She is given no choice but to trust Fiske, her brother's friend, who sees her as a threat. They must do the impossible: unite the clans to fight together, or risk being slaughtered one by one. Driven by a love for her clan and her growing love for Fiske, Eelyn must confront her own definition of loyalty and family while daring to put her faith in the people she's spent her life hating." -- Amazon.
When ninety-year-old heiress Josephine Bettendorf Warrick summons attorney Brooke Trappnell to her 20,000 acre barrier island home, Brooke is puzzled. Everybody in the South has heard about the eccentric millionaire mistress of Talisa, but Brooke has never actually met her. Josephine's cryptic note says she wants to discuss an important legal matter, but why enlist Brooke and not the prestigious Atlanta law firm she has used for years?
In this moving family history, the son and namesake of Robert Fitzgerald Kennedy shares memories of his turbulent childhood and the lessons that have shaped his enduring values.
Battling an epidemic of murder-suicides has made rogue FBI agent Jane Hawk a wanted fugitive, relentlessly hunted by the government and by the secret cabal behind the plot. Propelled by her insistence on justice, she must confront the lethal forces arrayed against her.
When five hyper-successful women agree to appear on a reality series set in New York City called Goal Diggers, the producers never expect the season will end in murder.
Ten years after her teenage daughter disappeared, a woman crosses paths with a charming single father whose young child feels eerily familiar to her own.
Three generations of the Rutledge family gather to find the strength, love, and commitment to forge new bonds that will endure long beyond one summer reunion.
How to change your mind : what the new science of psychedelics teaches us about consciousness, dying, addiction, depression, and transcendence / Michael Pollan.
Michael Pollan elegantly brings together in a single narrative this unruly history, the story of the current resurgence in psychedelic research, and his own fantastic personal adventure with these substances. This is a brand new story about these incredible drugs, which today are demonstrating a remarkable usefulness in treating mental conditions such as PTSD, depression, and end-of-life anxiety.
It's true that Anna Trent is a supervisor in a chocolate factory. But that doesn't necessarily mean she knows how to make chocolate. And when a fateful accident gives her the opportunity to work at Paris's elite chocolatier Le Chapeau Chocolat, Anna expects to be outed as a fraud. After all, there is a world of difference between chalky, mass-produced English chocolate and the gourmet confections Anna's new boss creates. But with a bit of luck and a lot of patience, Anna might learn that the sweetest things in life are always worth working for.
An eleven-year-old boy's violated corpse is found in a town park, and evidence points unmistakably to Terry Maitland, one of Flint City's most popular citizens. But is Maitland wearing another face?
The restless wave : good times, just causes, great fights, and other appreciations / John McCain and Mark Salter.
Senator John McCain presents a candid new political memoir covering everything from 2008 up to the present.
Drawing on more than a hundred original interviews with family, friends, and colleagues, as well as extensive archival research, this biography offers a fresh and original look at the life and career of Robin Williams. New York Times culture reporter Dave Itzkoff explores how comic brilliance masked a deep well of conflicting emotions and self-doubt. Itzkoff also shows how Williams struggled mightily with addiction and depression, and with a debilitating condition at the end of his life that affected him in ways his fans never knew.
The Deadmen are back, but so are the demons who have broken free of their prison and are bent on mankind's destruction. To defeat evil, it sometimes takes an even worse evil, and Cameron is willing to do whatever she must--even make a bargain with the Devyl and the devil himself.
Irish lass Adelia Cunnane had entered a fairy tale! Working at the world-renowned Royal Meadows stables was a dream come true. She was determined to prove her worth, especially to the stables' owner--the very opinionated and ruggedly handsome Travis Grant. Princesses weren't the only ones who could have a happily-ever-after!
Stone Barrington is back in action, and back in the line of fire, in the newest thriller from perennial fan favorite and number one New York Times best selling author Stuart Woods.
Clever, cunning and highly skilled--there's only one Bianca St. Ives and don't you dare forget it. Bianca St. Ives was recently put through the wringer, but she came out the same way she always does--the way her father trained her to--hungry for a fight. Still navigating the fallout from a shocking revelation that's left a network of assassins' crosshairs trained on her, Bianca's ready to take fate into her own hands. It's kill or be killed, and she's got her finger flush against the trigger. But as Bianca races to outmaneuver her tireless pursuers, her father loops her in on a job that might just do the trick: recover King Priam's Treasure, a collection of heavily guarded, priceless artifacts stolen by the Russians during World War II, and return it to Germany. Impossible? Maybe for some, but a high-risk heist is all in a day's work for Bianca St. Ives, especially when there's intel on the line--intel that could finally bring down the shadowy forces seeking to bury Bianca for good. Faced with threats that circle closer with every move she makes, she knows the stakes have never been higher, but when you're already living on borrowed time, you have to hustle if you want to live to see tomorrow.
David Sedaris sets his formidable powers of observation toward middle age and mortality. This is beach reading for people who detest beaches, required reading for those who loathe small talk, and also Sedaris' darkest and warmest book yet.
Struggling to help the smitten son of an Oklahoma City bombing victim find the daughter of another bombing victim, Ashley tries to get her skeptical husband to understand why she feels strongly compelled to get involved.
The White House is the home of the President of the United States, the most guarded, monitored, closely watched person in the world. So how could a US President vanish without a trace? And why would he choose to do so?