The Plantagenets: The Kings Who Made England [Audiobook]
1001 People Who Made America by Alan Axelrod
Requirements: .ePUB, .MOBI/.AZW reader, 1.4 Mb
Overview: Who are the pivotal figures in American history? The men and women who have helped shape who we are as a people and how we look at ourselves as Americans? In this companion to his popular 1001 Events That Made America, Alan Axelrod suggests we can answer this question only after we look with an open mind into all the areas of our collective past.
1001 People Who Made America does just that, highlighting the famous as well as the infamous, the virtuous as well as the notorious, from the nation’s earliest days to the present. Serving up history in lively, accessible bits, the book presents a who’s who of American politics, arts, science, business, religion, and pop culture, along with concise explanations of each figure’s historical significance. Featured personalities range from Jesse James to Al Capone, Harriet Beecher Stowe to Betty Friedan, George Washington to George W. Bush, Harriet Tubman to Martin Luther King, Jr., Stephen Foster to Elvis, John L. Sullivan to Muhammad Ali, Edwin Booth to Marlon Brando, Washington Irving to Thomas Pynchon, Jacob Aster to Bill Gates.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History
The Dukan Diet Made Easy: Cruise Through Permanent Weight Loss–and Keep It Off for Life! by Pierre Dukan
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 1.4 MB
Overview: The must-have lifestyle companion to the international bestselling phenomenon The Dukan Diet.
Millions have used the Dukan Diet’s unique 4-phase plan to achieve-and maintain-dramatic weight loss. Now comes The Dukan Diet Made Easy, a step-by-step guide for staying on track and easily incorporating the plan into your life, every day, in any situation. The Dukan Diet Made Easy includes clear, easy to understand explanations of the diet’s four phases, tips, and tricks for adapting the diet to any lifestyle, 60 delicious and easy recipes and weekly meal plans as well as answers to frequently asked questions. The Dukan Diet Made Easy is the indispensable, accessible, go-to resource for every Dukan dieter-whether they’ve already achieved their goals or are just beginning their weight loss journey.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Health, Fitness & Medical
Meditations Made Simple by Marcus Aurelius, Shane Stott
Requirements: .M4A/.M4B reader, 133 MB
Overview: Over the course of several years, I paraphrased the original English text (Long 1862) into a simplified and easy to absorb version I call Meditations Made Simple. The Narrator of this audiobook makes it a joy to listen to.
Genre: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction
Meditations Made Simple [Audiobook]
Girls Made of Snow and Glass by Melissa Bashardoust
Requirements: .MP3 reader, 354.84 MB
Overview: "Narrator Jennifer Ikeda’s pacing adds drama and intrigue to this twist on the classic Snow White story…listeners will enjoy this fresh take on a traditional tale that is filled with magic and strong female characters who must become allies rather than rivals." – AudioFile Magazine
Breakout author Melissa Bashardoust delivers a feminist fantasy reimagining of the Snow White fairy tale.
Enchanting and empowering, this magical new audiobook is an updated version of the classic tale.
At sixteen, Mina’s mother is dead, her magician father is vicious, and her silent heart has never beat with love for anyone-has never beat at all, in fact, but she’d always thought that fact normal. She never guessed that her father cut out her heart and replaced it with one of glass. When she moves to Whitespring Castle and sees its king for the first time, Mina forms a plan: win the king’s heart with her beauty, become queen, and finally know love. The only catch is that she’ll have to become a stepmother.
Genre: Audiobooks > Fiction Kids, Teen, Fantasy and Magic
The War That Made America: A Short History of the French and Indian War via Fred Anderson
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 9.2 MB
Overview: The globe’s first true international warfare comes vividly to lifestyles on this "wealthy, cautionary story" (The New York Times Book Review)
The French and Indian War -the North American section of a a long way higher conflagration, the Seven Years’ War-remains one of the vital essential, and but misunderstood, episodes in American historical past. Fred Anderson takes readers on a exceptional adventure throughout the huge warfare that, between 1755 and 1763, destroyed the French Empire in North America, overturned the stability of energy on two continents, undermined the power of Indian countries to resolve their destinies, and lit the "lengthy fuse" of the American Revolution. Beautifully illustrated and recounted via knowledgeable storyteller, The War That Made America is needed studying for any individual within the tactics during which warfare has formed the historical past of America and its peoples.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History
The Church: The Gospel Made Visible by means of Mark Dever
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 1.8MB
Overview: Christians face a number of sensible questions in terms of existence within the native church: How is the gospel displayed in our lives in combination? What are we meant to do and consider? Different fans resolution differently-even as they hold forth the similar gospel! What will have to we take into consideration such variations?
A church’s existence, doctrine, worship, or even polity are essential problems. Yet they’re so infrequently addressed. The Church is Mark Dever’s primer at the doctrine of the church for all who see Scripture by myself as a enough authority for the doctrine and lifetime of the native church. He explains to the reader what the Bible says concerning the nature and objective of the church- what it’s, what it is for, what it does.
Indeed, Scripture teaches us about all of existence and doctrine, together with how we will have to compile for company worship and the way we are to arrange our company existence in combination. God has published himself by means of his Word. He is speak- ing to us, making ready us to constitute him as of late, and to peer him day after today! A congregation of regenerate contributors, enjoyable the obligations given to us by means of Christ himself in his Word, often assembly in combination, led by means of a frame of godly elders, is the image God has given us in his Word of his church.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Faith, Beliefs & Philosophy
The First Man-Made Man: The Story of Two Sex Changes, One Love Affair, and a Twentieth-Century Medical Revolution via Pagan Kennedy
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 583 KB
Overview: In the 1920s, when Laura Dillon felt like a person trapped in a girl’s frame, there have been no phrases to explain her situation; transsexual had but to go into commonplace utilization. And there was once no identified method to being caught between the sexes. In a determined bid to really feel at ease in her personal pores and skin, she experimented with step forward applied sciences that in the long run remodeled the human frame and revolutionized drugs.
Michael Dillon’s fantastic tale, from upper-class orphan lady to Buddhist monk, unearths the struggles of early transsexuals and demanding situations typical notions of what gender in reality manner. Part biography, phase cultural historical past, The First Man-Made Man is a dramatic, revelatory narrative that brightly illuminates the psyche of the primary female-to-male.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs