This book is representative of the oldest and most prestigious competitions held in the former Soviet Union. This material, formerly unavailable to the Western world, is now accessible in English for the first time.
Television newscaster Erika models in a swimsuit after her friend begs her to. But then the pictures are edited so she appears top and they’re published by a Marlow company magazine! She barges into Marlow headquarters to get to the bottom of things, but the CEO, Richard, doesn’t take her concerns seriously, which infuriates her. Yet, when he accidentally brushes against her, Erika feels her heart flutter despite her anger…
Combines the popular craft of beading with beautiful semi-precious stones, which are collected by many. Features a variety of versatile ideas which can be adapted for any type of gem or bead. Readers will learn to reate beautiful gemstone jewelry with this dazzling collection of over 100 projects, ranging from eyecatching earrings and accessories to exquisite necklaces and bracelets.
This beautiful book offers an impressive range of 28 beautiful semi-precious stones (including birthstones) and a glimpse into the fascinating history and mythical properties behind them. Projects range from the simplest stringing to more detailed beadwork to cater for all levels of ability. Clear artworks, beautiful photographs and easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions ensure flaw results.
A lyrical novel in the vein of Sara Baume and Eimear McBride, about marginalisation, mental illness and the power of nature and motherhood in restoring hope. A woman on the edge of the sea finds a girl on the edge of life. Brittle but not yet broken, Ia Pendilly ekes out a fierce life in a caravan on the coast of Cornwall - ravaged by floods, cut off from Europe and descended to military rule. In years of living with Bran - her embattled, battering cousin and common law husband - she's never had her own baby.
So Ia rescues the girl. And the girl, in turn, will rescue something in Ia - bringing back a memory she's lost, giving her the strength to escape, and leading her on a journey downriver, in search of family. In hope of freedom. Natasha Carthew tells a tale of marginalisation and motherhood in lyrical prose that crashes like waves on the sand; gritty, beautiful and utterly original.
In Straight Talk with Your Kids About Sex, Josh and Dottie McDowell draw on their decades-long love and concern for youth. Building on the “Why True Love Waits” campaign and utilizing up-to-the-minute research from Josh’s “The Bare Facts” resources, the McDowells provide a compact, easy-to-use guide to support parents in putting sex and sexuality in a biblical context of relationship to God gauging their child’s emotional and spiritual readiness being alert to questions and opportunities being direct and open without violating their child’s emotions proactively shaping their child’s worldview in today’s sex-saturated culture Working from their own experience with four children, Josh and Dottie give readers encouragement and solid information in the sometimes-awkward process of guiding their child into a healthy understanding of God’s gift of sex.
Never take your eyes off the water in this epic work of the imagination by New York Times bestselling author Jack Conner. Dr. Francis Avery and his crew of misfits have arrived in Octung, the heart of the war machine that has been terrorizing the world, but their work is just beginning. The Collossum are up to something, and only Avery and his friends can stop them. If Avery and the others can complete the Device and activate it in time, the world may yet be saved, but that won't be easy when they rouse the wrath of the terrible Collossum known as Uthua. The Atomic Sea: Omnibus of Volumes Three, Four and Five is the second box set in a series of epic steampunk and fantasy adventure novels. If you like action-packed storytelling, Lovecraftian horrors, and unique twists and turns you won’t see coming, then you’ll love New York Times bestselling author Jack Conner’s incredible mix of fantasy, mystery and war.
Many of us are at odds with ourselves, stumbling along without the full power and presence of our spirit.
Life's traumas, abuses and disappointments can cause the energetic frequencies of soul and body to be out of synch. Soul Body Fusion is a simple, safe, and quick process you can do on yourself and others that re-aligns the body at a cellular level with the highest possible light it can hold.
The changes are permanent and never-ending. This is a practical handbook with clear instructions and examples, plus the mystical and scientific background. Woven throughout are incredible adventures that will keep you turning every page. More than a how-to book it takes you along on the journeys of a spiritual Indiana Jones!