This book was a little slow to start but I am glad I stuck with it because it was GREAT. Sucked me in and made me wish there was more. I love survival/adventure books. In this one we have a bunch of wealthy society wives who visit a new resort on a jungle island and are forced into hiding in the jungle by hostilities on the island. The book goes into detail as to what they have to do to survive a stint in the jungle. It doesn't come easy for the ladies, that's for sure. Do the step up? Read and
She looks so innocent...but-- When French Nicole Brisbet arrives at Canby Hall, everyone is charmed by her sweet, quiet manner. Shelley, Faith, and Dana find her long braids and jumpers a bit old-fashioned, but decide they should help her feel at home. Nicole seems to adapt to American ways a bit too quickly when she buys provocative new clothes and acts much too friendly with the roommates' boyfriends. The girls are looking forward to an exciting trip to Ft. Lauderdale. But will Nicole spoil their fun?
This fourth edition of the Oxford Russian Dictionary is guaranteed to continue to be a leader in its field. This dictionary is an invaluable text for any serious student of Russian, or any Russian native speaker learning English. This fully updated and revised edition includes new supplementary material with a correspondence section, grammar help, and special treatment of commonly used but tricky words. The text has also been updated with thousands of new English and Russian words, especially important given changes in language and culture over the last few years. The dictionary is more accessible than ever for those struggling to master Russian--words are now shown in context to help users select the most appropriate translation. In addition, American English coverage has been greatly expanded. It remains the reference for Russian and English-speakers alike. - 500,000 words, phrases, and translations - Includes hundreds of new words, in both Russian and English - NEW Correspondence section and cultural notes - NEW special boxes give help on commonly used tricky words. Along with detailed pointers on grammar, this gives the user unparalleled aid when working in Russian and English. - Detailed coverage of the latest vocabulary, including business, specialist, and computing terminology - Extensive treatment of Russian declensions and conjugations Discover more at www.oxforddictionaries.com/access, Oxford's hub for dictionaries and language reference.
Why everyone LOVES Katie Ellison She's top of the class, she parties with the A-list she's bursting with talent - and she's got the kind of boyfriend any girl would kill to get their hands on. Why everyone HATES Tommy Sullivan Four years ago he exposed the football team as cheats - and had to leave town, along with his family. But the graffiti branding him a freak still scares the gymnasium wall and no one has EVER forgotten. Now Tommy's back in town But he's very far from being a freak. In fact, Tom's hot - TOTALLY hot. And if Katie's not very careful he could ruin everything.
Peter and his father are moving to a new house beyond the dark unfriendly woods. When they arrive at their new home, Peter wants to turn back. Fortunately, he has Harold for company, but Harold is just a dog and can't help Peter. Scared of the things hidden in the woods, Peter makes a tall pile of pillows. He stitches and sews. He pushes and pulls.
And when he is done, he has Lenny, Guardian of the Bridge, to protect him and Harold.
Lenny is a good guard but Peter worries that Lenny will get lonely out by the woods all by himself, so he makes Lucy, who is a good friend. Together, Lenny, Lucy, Peter, and Harold discover that this new place isn't so scary after all.
This best-selling guitar method package brings together guitar lessons learned in the first 2 volumes of Fretboard Logic with a nonlinear approach that allows each guitarist to focus on the elements of their favorite style. Among the things discussed under Fretboard Logic III Systems are: the guitarists Menu, Analysis, Creativity and Learning & Memory. Subjects covered under Theory are: Notation Formats, Rhythm, Keys, and Intervals.Discussed under Technique are: Technical Development and Articulation Techniques.Lessons under Rhythm Playing: Forms and Progressions, Chord Progressions, Rhythms and Progressions combined.Covered under Lead Playing: Rhythmic, Iterative and Melodic Phrasing.
Lessons under Styles: Classical, Baroque, Romantic, Blues, Folk and Bluegrass, Rock and Roll, Hard Rock and Metal.Discussed under Guitar Arrangement: Chord Melody and Fingerpicking. Also discussed are Sonics and the Guitar's Tuning. Included in the latest edition are the complete Transcriptions to the Video II study pieces. Where the focus of Volumes I and II were necessarily narrow, the focus of Volume III is intentionally broad.
READERS' FAVORITE 2014 GOLD MEDAL WINNER FOR THRILLER FICTION Satan's Garden explores the story of ten-year-old twin sisters and how their lives diverge after one is kidnapped. It chronicles their experiences in parallel over the course of six years, unfolding the independent challenges they face while struggling to survive worlds apart from each other. This book club pick inspires readers to see that love, friendship, and faith can survive in spite of the most terrible circumstances. Dani and Keely imagined that life was more magical than others believed. If they had to be summed up, their one plus one would equal three. Together, they became something greater. It was twin sisters against the world. But the world had different plans. The man followed them to their secret tree house that unusually warm day in September. He only came for one, there and gone in the blink of an eye. Satan’s Garden takes you on the six-year journey of two sisters who learn what it means to survive. It’s a story of resiliency, hope, and above all, a bond that cannot be taken away. It teaches us how quickly life can change and yet how much of it we can change ourselves.