Author: Jill Jones
Publisher: Speedy Publishing LLC
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Luke is a sweet boy, but he doesn't like to brush his teeth. So one day his teeth decide to look for a new mouth, one that would take care of them. Where did they go? Who did they meet? Did they find the perfect mouth? This pre bath-time children's story revolves around the tale of Luke's teeth and their journey to find a new mouth... Get a free GIFT inside "10 Fun ways to engage your children to brush their teeth" Pick up your copy today!
Author: Péter Nádas
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
A New York Times Notable Book for 2011 In 1989, the year the Wall came down, a university student in Berlin on his morning run finds a corpse on a park bench and alerts the authorities. This scene opens a novel of extraordinary scope and depth, a masterwork that traces the fate of myriad Europeans—Hungarians, Jews, Germans, Gypsies—across the treacherous years of the mid-twentieth century. Three unusual men are at the heart of Parallel Stories: Hans von Wolkenstein, whose German mother is linked to secrets of fascist-Nazi collaboration during the 1940s; Ágost Lippay Lehr, whose influential father has served Hungary's different political regimes for decades; and András Rott, who has his own dark record of mysterious activities abroad. The web of extended and interconnected dramas reaches from 1989 back to the spring of 1939, when Europe trembled on the edge of war, and extends to the bestial times of 1944–45, when Budapest was besieged, the Final Solution devastated Hungary's Jews, and the war came to an end, and on to the cataclysmic Hungarian Revolution of October 1956. We follow these men from Berlin and Moscow to Switzerland and Holland, from the Mediterranean to the North Sea, and of course, from village to city in Hungary. The social and political circumstances of their lives may vary greatly, their sexual and spiritual longings may seem to each of them entirely unique, yet Péter Nádas's magnificent tapestry unveils uncanny reverberating parallels that link them across time and space.This is Péter Nádas's masterpiece—eighteen years in the writing, a sensation in Hungary even before it was published, and almost four years in the translating. Parallel Stories is the first foreign translation of this daring, demanding, and momentous novel, and it confirms for an even larger audience what Hungary already knows: that it is the author's greatest work.
I Love to Brush My Teeth (German Edition)
Author: Shelley Admont,S. A. Publishing
Publisher: S.a Publishing
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Little Jimmy doesn't like to brush his teeth. Even when his mother gives him a brand new orange toothbrush, his favorite color, he doesn't use it like he is supposed to. But when strange and magical things start happening to Little Jimmy, he begins to realize how important brushing his teeth can be. I love to brush my teeth is a delightful story full of beautiful illustrations sure to get your little ones attention. If your child is having difficulty learning to brush their teeth then this is the book for you to share together. Der kleine Jimmy putzt nicht gern seine ZAhne. Sogar als seine Mutter ihm eine brandneue ZahnbUrste in seiner Lieblingsfarbe orange schenkt, benutzt er sie nicht so, wie er sollte. Aber als dem kleinen Jimmy seltsame und magische Dinge passieren, fAngt er an zu begreifen, wie wichtig es sein kann, seine ZAhne zu putzen. Ich putze meine ZAhne gern ist eine entzUckende Geschichte voll schOner Illustrationen, die mit Sicherheit die Aufmerksamkeit Ihrer Kleinen erlangt. Wenn ihr Kind Schwierigkeiten hat das ZAhneputzen zu lernen, dann ist dies das Buch, um gemeinsam zu lesen.
Author: William R. Proffit,Henry W. Fields,David M. Sarver
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Now in full color, Contemporary Orthodontics, 5th Edition is a practical resource with a long tradition of excellence. Line drawings and more than 1,000 new color images illustrate concepts more clearly than ever. This book includes detailed information on diagnosis, treatment planning concepts, related problems or controversies, and current treatment procedures, including the role of orthodontics in comprehensive treatment of patients with multiple problems. Updated material on psychosocial problems in orthodontic treatment, oral function, and the relationship between injury and dental disease. Case studies throughout the text highlight the demand for orthodontic treatment, the etiology of orthodontic problems, and treatment planning for cleft lip and palate patients. NEW! Review of the contemporary applications of 3D imaging in both diagnosis and evaluation of treatment. NEW! Updated information on Temporary Anchorage Devices (TADs) and miniplates. NEW! The latest advances in the biology of orthodontic treatment, including new ways to accelerate orthodontic tooth movement and the continuing evolution of improved fixed appliances. NEW! Over 200 new figures to illustrate new concepts and procedures.
A True Story
Author: Marissa Kline-Gonzales
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Category: Biography & Autobiography
A true memoir of a child who had seen and experienced it all before age nine, living in the third-world country of the Philippines, her family succumbed to poverty. Her birth mother died when she was seven and was separated from her siblings that she loves. She was put in two foster homes, where one based their child rearing in superstitions, blaming her for every bad thing that happened. She was also put in two orphanages, where she was later adopted by an American couple. She writes of her growing experiences from a girl to a young lady while living in the countryside of Pennsylvania. Life was not easy for this young girl learning the language, culture, and the people around her. Read it to believe it. She will touch your heart. This book will make you realize what she went through as an orphan, foster and adopted child. You will also learn of her struggle to be happy and how she manages to get through her trials and find real love. Marissa Kline-Gonzales lives in Bayonne, New Jersey, with her husband, Al. They were married August of 2006. After graduating from high school in 1998, she went to Word of Life Bible Institute for a year. Now she is a flight attendant for an airline and annually visits her birth family in the Philippines. She not only sees her family but also visits the orphanages where she grew up. Her love for those children will never diminish for she was once like them.
Author: Jack Miller
A military man, in this case an airman, is targeted for recruitment by the Soviets to be a spy. Before being fully vetted he receives orders for transfer to a base in Nevada where he will have access to a super secret area. He is recruited by the Soviets early, furnished money and equipment. Unbeknownst to the Soviets, the man has reported the contact to the Air Force Office of Special Investigations which has authorized him to be a double agent, furnishing information to the Soviets while under USAF control. As well as being entertained, you will understand how espionage works, how agents are handled and some of the controls used to keep them honest.
Author: Bernie Wrightson
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels
Horror legend Bernie Wrightson's Creepy and Eerie short stories, color illustrations, and frontispieces are finally collected in one deluxe collection! These classic tales from the 1970s and early 1980s include collaborations with fellow superstars and Warren Publishing alumni Bruce Jones, Carmine Infantino, Howard Chaykin, and others, as well as several adaptations and original stories written and drawn by Wrightson during one of the most fruitful periods of his career! The infamous "Jenifer" is included, as well as Wrightson's fullcolor "Muck Monster" and adaptations of Poe and Lovecraft classics.
Author: Ron Carlson
"We lean closer and closer, eager to catch every last word." said The New York Times Book Review. "Bigger, richer, funnier, and more complex than any description of them can convey," said the San Francisco Chronicle. "Some of the funniest and saddest stories ever to cozy up together," said the Los Angeles Times. Welcome to the short stories of Ron Carlson, where strange beach towels turn up in your living room; where the ordinary son of a family of geniuses spins a rollicking tale of happiness and disappointment; where a teenaged magician seduces the prettiest girl in his high school and the world, with devastating consequences. Long regarded as one of our finest living short story writers, Ron Carlson triumphantly returns with At the Jim Bridger, nine stories that are epic in scope and confessional in tone; stories that enfold the reader in a world of love and mystery, and make us feel better than just about anything written on the page.
Stories of the unsung, unsaid and uncelebrated in Singapore
Author: Christine Lim Suchen
Publisher: Monsoon Books
With this collection of short stories, Lim delves beneath Singapore's prosperity and coded decorum to reveal genuine people facing difficult issues that are normally strictly taboo in Asia, such as the mother who discovers her son is gay; the daughter who learns her two mothers are lesbians; and the niece who finds her dead uncle dressed in his wife's clothes.
A Christmas Kiss\The Vampire Who Stole Christmas\Sundown\Nothing Says Christmas Like a Vampire\Unwrapped
Author: Merline Lovelace,Lori Devoti,Linda Winstead Jones,Lisa Childs,Bonnie Vanak
Publisher: HQN Books
Prepare for an exhilarating journey across the boundary of death into a shadowy, daring new world. As darkness falls on another year, five fanged rebels are ready to celebrate like never before. It's a time for bloodlust and stolen kisses, for clandestine bites and forming new bonds beneath the mistletoe. Succumb to the forbidden as these powerful vampires give you a Christmas you'll never forget….
Author: Pamela Gullard
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
Life is suspended for the characters in this striking debut collection. Frozen with loss, numbed by the drudgery of routine, stalked by ghosts, or scared by their own violence, they hunker down and wait--for the return of sanity, new love, bloody revenge, self-control, or just enough courage to take one small risk. Distinguished by psychological acuity and nuanced prose, each of these dozen stories involves a quiet--but pivotal--shift: villains become heroes, a fall proves to be redemption, a wrong is righted--or made worse. An aspiring nightclub singer joins a group of people waiting for the demolition of a condemned bridge; a jogger who thinks he's conquered his violent past is undone by a surprise visit from his grandson; a saleswoman who prides herself on her quick understanding of customers realizes, in the course of a holdup, that she understands less than she thought. All struggle to balance the joys of freedom with the comforts of safety, the dangers of chaos with the reassurance of restraint. Liberally laced with the color and texture of teh pacific Northwest--San Francisco, Seattle, and Portland--Breathe at Every Other Stroke introduces a writer of sharp and singular observations. With sly wit and broad compassion, Pamela Gullard depicts the bumpy acquisition of wisdom.
A Couple of Comedians, The True Story of Jody McKeegan, and Turnaround
Author: Don Carpenter
Don Carpenter wrote about Hollywood like no one else. Hollywood Trilogy collects, for the first time, Carpenter’s most significant Hollywood novels—A Couple of Comedians, The Turnaround and The True Life Story of Jody McKeegan—into a single volume. Here readers will find the jungle of “B” movie Hollywood with no attempt to dress up the rawness and vulgarity of this “glamorous” town. Carpenter’s characters occupy every facet of Hollywood—there are naïve and shy young men trying to break into the business, one-picture wonders, comedy duos, beautiful starlets and middle-aged moguls wondering how exactly they got where they are. All are drawn with the wit, pace and above all, the authenticity that were Don Carpenter’s trademarks. Following the Spring 2014 publication of Friday at Enrico’s, Carpenter’s “forgotten” novel, finished and championed by Jonathan Lethem, interest in Carpenter’s work is at an all time high. Hollywood Trilogy will introduce readers to an entirely new facet of Carpenter’s work, just waiting to be discovered by a contemporary audience.
Author: Daniel A. Hoyt
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press
In this freewheeling debut collection, Daniel A. Hoyt takes us from the swamps of Florida to the streets of Dresden, to the skies above America, to the tourist hotels of Acapulco, to the southwest corner of Nebraska. Along the way, we encounter a remarkable group of characters all struggling to find their footing in an unsettling world. Sometimes magical, sometimes realistic, sometimes absurd, these stories reveal people teetering on the dangerous edge of their lives. In "Amar," a Turkish restaurant owner deals with skinheads and the specter of violence that haunts his family. In "Boy, Sea, Boy," a shipwrecked sailor receives a surreal visitor, a version of himself as a child. In "The Collection," a father and son squander a trove of bizarre and fanciful objects. And in "The Kids," a suburban couple grasp for meaning after discovering children eating from their trash. In each of these stories, characters find themselves challenged by the political, cultural, and spiritual forces that define their lives. With a clear eye and a steady hand, Hoyt explores a fragile balance: the flames--fueled by love, loss, hope, and family--shed new light on us. Sometimes we feel warmth, and sometimes we simply burn.
Author: Claire Calman
Publisher: Random House
IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO GROW UP... This is the story of SCOTT, who finds his belongings outside in a bin bag one day and realises he may have made a Big Mistake GAIL, who wishes her husband were under guarantee so she could send him back and get a refund NAT, who discovers that growing up isn't all it's cracked up to be ROSIE, who just wants her Dad back - or if not, then at least some new glitter nail polish. Four lives, one story: love, loss and learning to be a grown-up.
A Delirium Short Story
Author: Lauren Oliver
Publisher: Hachette UK
In the world of Delirium, love is a disease. And like all eighteen-year-olds, Lena and Hana must take the cure. At the start of their last summer of freedom, they were the closest of friends. Until Hana made a decision that tore them apart . . . In Delirium, we heard from Lena. Now, Hana gets to tell her side of the story. And nothing is what we first thought. Hana is a powerful, moving and beautifully told original eBook short story, with a shocking twist that will leave you with your heart in your mouth.
Pleasures and Politics of the New Burlesque
Author: Jacki Willson
Category: Social Science
If the burlesque stripper, with her bawdy spirit and unruly insubordination, has emerged for many as a new 'empowering' model for the sexually aware woman, then she also strikes horror in the heart of second wave feminism. Embodied by high profile artistes such as Dita von Teese and Catherine d’Lish, the explosive revival of striptease, burlesque and overt female sexual performance has proved no less alluring to a new generation of women artists familiar with the provocative work of 70’s performance artists such as Hannah Wilke and Carolee Schneeman. Eloquent on ‘prettiness’ and power, desire and ‘knowingness’, money, sex and class, and with an extensive knowledge of burlesque’s rich tradition, Willson raises long overdue questions about women’s erotic expression within a ‘postfeminist’ condition. The ‘new burlesque’ demands above all a response - this fresh, brazen, provocative book at last provides it.
Author: Leigh Brackett
Publisher: eStar Books
Attempting to make Venus safe for colonists turns out to be a very dangerous job for Tex and his partner Breska.excerptTex stirred uneasily where he lay on the parapet, staring into the heavy, Venusian fog. The greasy moisture ran down the fort wall, lay rank on his lips. With a sigh for the hot, dry air of Texas, and a curse for the adventure-thirst that made him leave it, he shifted his short, steel-hard body and wrinkled his sandy-red brows in the never-ending effort to see.A stifled cough turned his head. He whispered, "Hi, Breska."The Martian grinned and lay down beside him. His skin was wind-burned like Tex's, his black eyes nested in wrinkles caused by squinting against sun and blowing dust.For a second they were silent, feeling the desert like a bond between them. Then Breska, mastering his cough, grunted: "They're an hour late now. What's the matter with 'em?"Tex was worried, too. The regular dawn attack of the swamp-dwellers was long overdue."Reckon they're thinking up some new tricks," he said. "I sure wish our relief would get here. I could use a vacation."Breska's teeth showed a cynical flash of white."If they don't come soon, it won't matter. At that, starving is pleasanter than beetle-bombs, or green snakes. Hey, Tex. Here comes the Skipper."Captain John Smith-Smith was a common name in the Volunteer Legion-crawled along the catwalk. There were new lines of strain on the officer's gaunt face, and Tex's uneasiness grew.He knew that supplies were running low. Repairs were urgently needed. Wasn't the relief goin' to come at all?But Captain Smith's pleasant English voice was as calm as though he were discussing cricket-scores in a comfortable London club."Any sign of the beggars, Tex?""No, sir. But I got a feeling. . . .""H'm. Yes. We all have. Well, keep a sharp. . . ."