What is it that captures someone's heart? A touch, a smile, a spark that lasts a lifetime.
Love is something that is shared by all and every couple has their unique story of how they met. This anthology of romantic short stories ranges in time from the late 1800s to the modern day with tales of the first glimpses of romance.
From a tale of immigrants finding each other on Ellis Island to an accidental encounter in a crowded bar to an online romance, these stories are poignant and heartwarming, tinged with humor and a sense of inevitability. There may be a difference between his version and hers, but it is always the same chronicle of the stirrings of love.
Join this journey for ten distinctly different Midwestern couples and read their first-person accounts of how they met. Discover how their journeys of love began!
"The Power of Your Subconscious Mind" will open a world of success, happiness, prosperity, and peace for you. It is one of the most brilliant and beloved spiritual self-help works of all time which can help you heal yourself, banish your fears, sleep better, enjoy better relationships and just feel happier. The techniques are simple and results come quickly. You can improve your relationships, your finances, your physical well-being.
In this book, the author fuses his spiritual wisdom and scientific research to bring to light how the sub-conscious mind can be a major influence on our daily lives. Once you understand your subconscious mind, you can also control or get rid of the various phobias that you may have in turn opening a brand new world of positive energy.
In a future time and place … a Gender War reaches its terrifying zenith.
Welcome to the future, where women have been infected with a virus that turns them into witches and men have formed a militarized cult to exterminate them—the Witch Doctors. You can survive here, if you're lucky; but only if you swear to one of the dominant practices—Puritanism or witchcraft—and are willing to check your humanity at the door in the process. Because in the future, being a man means donning black and white and carrying a fire-breathing musket—the better to incinerate witches by—while being a woman means to live as the undead or a white-eyed practitioner of the black arts. Either way, humanity is doomed. That is, unless a single man or woman can resist—and in so doing, find the courage to cooperate, even love, again.
Will it be Satyena, the beautiful young witch prone to kindness and compassion? Patrobus, the salty platoon sergeant with a secret past? How about Aluka, the intersex witch-doctor caught between worlds? Dive into these tales of the Sex War to find out—tales told in the dystopian tradition of Fahrenheit 451 and Logan's Run—stories at once brutal and beatific, halting and surreal. Do it today, before the future they portend becomes reality …
Perfectly bite-sized for when time is short, but you want something fun to read.
This collection contains twenty-five micro stories sparked by a love of fantasy, both the sword and sorcery kind and the small acts of magic that can turn a mundane situation into something a little more unusual. Ranging from around 500 to 1000 words each, these very short stories will briefly transport the reader into realms of the imagination in the time it takes to finish a cup of tea or reach the front of the queue at the grocery store. Short, but satisfying, let these tales of wonder sweep you away for just a moment at a time.In Penthesilea's Demise, follow in the footsteps of a warrior in the front lines of the Trojan war.See what happens when a young hotheaded prince is pushed too far in Asterion's Anger.Ever been stuck working late on a problematic piece of code? In Line 156 a programmer learns when it's time to take a holiday.Quirky habits can sometimes lead to surprising options, as a beleaguered mother discovers in Lisa's Choice.In a world where water has become the most important commodity, Keisha shows what she's willing to do to protect something that is Precious.In The Lost City, a reclusive goddess has to face the facts and make a bold decision.
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Jack and Rob have the witness to their crime all tied up. Literally.
They just didn't expect her to the suggest that they murder her.
It provides a logical solution to their problem… Right?
A twisty, cheeky crime story that proves brains always beat brawn.
A gorgeous collection of fantastic and dreamlike tales by one of the world's most innovative contemporary writers.
Chosen as a 2005 Times Literary Supplement Book of the Year, Where Europe Begins has been described by the Russian literary phenomenon Victor Pelevin as "a spectacular journey through a world of colliding languages and multiplying cities." In these stories' disparate settings—Japan, Siberia, Russia, and Germany—the reader becomes as much a foreigner as the author, or the figures that fill this book: the ghost of a burned woman, a traveler on the Trans-Siberian railroad, a mechanical doll, a tongue, a monk who leaps into his own reflection. Through the timeless art of storytelling, Yoko Tawada discloses the virtues of bewilderment, estrangement, and Hilaritas: the goddess of rejoicing.
Griots: Sisters of the Spear picks up where the ground breaking Griots Anthology leaves off. Charles R. Saunders and Milton J. Davis present seventeen original and exciting Sword and Soul tales focusing on black women. Just as the Griots Anthology broke ground as the first Sword and Soul Anthology, Griots: Sisters of the Spear pays homage to the spirit, bravery and compassion of women of color. The griots have returned to sing new songs, and what wonderful songs they are!
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