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They're coming for us . . . The arrival of the Malor spacecraft proved, once and for all, that humanity is not alone in the universe . . . the path of destruction it left behind showed that aliens are not always friendly. Remaining on Earth, Sydney and Brian must now face the aftermath of the Malor invasion. When a mysterious stranger shows up on Sydney's doorstep in the middle of the night, she's drawn into an urgent mystery: there has been a massive increase in alien abductions around the globe, despite the breakdown of Malor technology-and someone powerful is trying to keep it quiet. It falls to Sydney and Brian to figure out who's behind it all, and why. In the end, Sydney makes a shocking discovery that will forever alter the course of humanity's destiny.Show more
Duck. Duck. Demon. After months on the run from the very organization Gem swore to serve, Gem is once again back on the job. A detective with a badge to prove it-and a partner with a weakness for pretty faces. Not to mention, a boss with an axe to grind. Yep. Life is . . . almost normal. If you don't count the baby daddy drama and the Nephilim whose sexy-as-sin kisses might actually have the power to melt her into a puddle of goo. But even the circus that is Gem's personal life can't distract her from the danger that still lurks among the Nephilim council. Demons no longer slip through secret portals to terrorize Earth. Why ship them in from afar when they can be created right here? One by one, Gem's friends are being targeted until what began as a random science experiment becomes terrifyingly personal. This time, they have her dead to rights.Show more
Following her bestselling memoir, Thirst, here is the next step in Heather "Anish" Anderson's adventurous life journey-one of deep emotion and self-discovery Despite her success setting a self-supported Fastest Known Time record on the Pacific Crest Trail in 2013, Heather "Anish" Anderson still had such deep-seated insecurities that she became convinced her feat had been a fluke. So two years later she set out again, this time hiking through mud, rocks, and mountain blazes to crush her constant self-doubt and seek the true source of her strength and purpose. The 2,189 miles of the Appalachian Trail, from Maine to Georgia, did not make it easy. Anderson struggled with its infamous rain, humidity, insects, and steep grades for fifty-four days. But because she had to fight for every step, she knew when she reached the summit of Springer Mountain, the AT's southern terminus, that she had fully earned the trail. Of greater value, she learned to love herself and her body, and to feel the depth of her power. Examining emotional scars as well as her relationship with her mother, Anderson's deeply internal yet highly physical journey in Mud, Rocks, Blazes is an essential story.Show more
Since H. P. Lovecraft first invited colleagues such as Frank Belknap Long and Robert Bloch (among others) to join in his creation of what has come to be known as the "Cthulhu Mythos" (over Lovecraft's less invocative name of "Yog-Sothery"), dozens of authors have tried their hand at adding to this vast tapestry with varying degrees of success. Some, like the then teenage Ramsey Campbell, used the Mythos as a starting point to his own career while still finding his own authorial voice. Others, like Stephen King and Neil Gaiman, did so at the height of their careers, paying homage to an author who had been such a tremendous inspiration to them. But no one, absolutely no one, has contributed such a body of brilliant and profoundly original work to the Mythos as has Caitlín R. Kiernan. In this remarkable collection the author has selected over two dozen of her best Lovecraftian tales ranging from 2000s "Valentia" to her more recent classic "A Mountain Walked" as well as including the complete Dandridge Cycle, as well as a new story, "M Is for Mars." In short, this is a cornerstone volume for Kiernan fans and Mythos devotees alike.Show more
BEWARE THE MOON OF THREE RINGS It was the time of the Moon of the Three Rings when the Free Trader ship Lydis landed on the planet Yiktor and junior crew member Krip Vorlund visited a beast show. He was strangely attracted to the owner of the show animals, a delicate and mysterious woman named Maelen. Soon Krip was caught in a vicious struggle by powerful opponents over the fate of Yiktor-and he learned the nature of Maelen's sorcery when he found his mind trapped in the body of a wolflike creature. Krip would again inhabit a human body-though not his own-and on a second planet, Thoth, he and the crew of the Lydis would be drawn into a battle between ancient powers and nameless evil. Only Maelen the Moon Singer could save them with her superhuman powers-if she didn't bring death and destruction instead . . .Show more
Beloved for nearly a century since its release in 1925, F. Scott Fitzgerald's vintage American novel still stands as the quintessential story of the Roaring Twenties. Nick Carraway, a newcomer to New York, tells of mysterious millionaire neighbor Jay Gatsby and his undying adoration of the lovely Daisy Buchanan. In this new audio edition, narrators Kyle Tait and Chelsea Stephens blend to bring the Jazz Age back to life, in a duet retelling of a classic tale.Show more
Basia Guthrie has always been a loner. Abandoned by her father, then ignored and neglected by her mom and a handful of detached stepparents, she grew up knowing the only things she could count on were her own smarts and ingenuity. Now an adult, Basia makes rent by painting portraits of tourists and reading their palms. When her predictions begin to come true, word spreads fast. At first, notoriety has its benefits. But things take a dangerous turn as a man from Basia’s past returns to haunt her future. Are Basia’s psychic abilities real? Will she be savvy enough to avoid getting in over her head? And what does it all mean for other residents of the island? The Girl in Hideaway Park is a gorgeously gripping, deep and suspense-filled novel that explores the fear of exposure, the limits of fate, and the magic of resilience. It’s the second book in the Hideaway Isle series and the perfect beach listen. About the Hideaway Isle Series: It’s paradise on the sparkling tropical shores of Hideaway Isle, Florida. A place where vacationers go to get away and residents enjoy year-round luxury. Despite postcard-worthy appearances, there’s trouble in paradise. Lurking just beyond the sun, sand, and sea are threats that promise to wreak havoc in this seemingly idyllic utopia. With riveting turns that will leave you breathless, each Hideaway Isle novel features a deep dive into the ongoing story, told from a different islander’s point of view. Buy The Girl in Hideaway Park today for an emotional, pulse-pounding listen you won't soon forget.Show more
One of the most energetically social of the major social media platforms, Instagram has the highest brand engagement rate of them all. Throw in the app's more than 1 billion active monthly users and its powerful business tools-including shoppable posts, devoted business profiles, and advanced analytics-and you have an unmissable opportunity to tell a gripping story that bonds you with your customers and makes your business an integral part of their social media lives. The latest edition of Instagram For Business For Dummies puts you in the picture on how to showcase your product, craft your narrative, and gather insight into how your customers experience and react to your business. Presented in straightforward, practical language by three Instagram and marketing gurus, you'll swiftly go from setting up your account and profile to applying strategies for creating content that deliver super-engaged customers. With this book, you'll learn how to set up your account, profile, and analytics; upload content and get smart with IG Stories and live video; build and target paid advertising; and master the art of the hashtag. Whatever your current Instagram skill-level, there's always somewhere new to take the story of your business-and there's no better way to begin a gripping new chapter in that story than with this book.Show more
Author Stephanie Malia Krauss gets it. Every day she works with leaders across the country as they upgrade learning experiences to better equip young people for a changing world. In Making It: What Today's Kids Need for Tomorrow's World, she lays out what adults can do to get young people ready for the future. With so much changing so fast-accelerated by the impacts of COVID-19-the most in-demand jobs and skills of today may be obsolete by the time our youngest become adults. For kids to be ready for this new reality, they must acquire four critical 'currencies' that will serve them well: credentials, competencies, connections, and cash. - Learn about how the world and workforce is changing, and what that means for the education and preparation young people need - Understand how these changes are impacting young people, reshaping their childhoods and transitions into adulthood - Challenge your beliefs about what knowledge, experiences, and resources are most important for kids to have, and what a college- and career-ready education requires - Discover community-wide strategies that prioritize equity, learning, and readiness for the futureShow more
This collection of twenty-two short stories by the author of Daughter of Hounds and Alabaster firmly established Caitlín R. Kiernan as one of the preeminent voices in dark fantasy today. Through a cycle of interconnected narratives, Kiernan unflinchingly explores a surreal world where the fantastic and the mundane are never separated by more than the insubstantial thickness of a shadow. From the murderous backstreets of New Orleans to an abandoned shipyard of the Hudson River, from sun-weary Los Angeles to a maze of dank and forgotten tunnels beneath Manhattan, these stories present a landscape at once alien and undeniably familiar.Show more
Bea Hughes had put the past behind her. Until an anonymous caller phoned to say they knew what she'd done. To make matters worse, Bea suspects someone else in the house was listening in on the line. Fearful she's been found out and desperate to keep her family together, Bea must identify and silence the person who stands in the way of her happiness. Should she confess after all these years? Should she cover her tracks? And can she do it while keeping her high-profile marriage to a public figure out of the headlines? Contains mature themes.Show more
In his Locus review of Two Worlds and In Between-the first volume of The Best of Caitlín R. Kiernan-Gary K. Wolfe wrote, "...it makes you wish the second volume were here now." Well, the long wait is over. Beneath an Oil-Dark Sea: The Best of Caitlín R. Kiernan Volume Two completes this ambitious undertaking, collecting the finest of Kiernan's stories from 2004 to 2012, selected by the author herself. The book includes twenty-five short stories and one poem, plus the short novel Black Helicopters-over two hundred thousand words of fiction, including the World Fantasy Award-winning "The Prayer of Ninety Cats."Show more
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