This book will help anyone who is interested in learning more about death, coping with a loss, approaching death, or explaining death to a child. It is an exploratory journey that includes multiple viewpoints, including Steve Jobs´ embrace of his death, Ray Kurzweil´s striving for immortality, and Joseph Campbell´s view of death as the ´´ornament of life´´. The book looks at death from the perspectives of atheists, Christians, and Tibetan Buddhists, among many others. Interestingly, it considers the often unexplored aspects such as the curious relationship between death and ayahuasca. It is a guidebook, offering insights and comfort on a topic that many find frightening or macabre. The author grew up with a skeleton in his living room, and surrounded by other symbols of death. His unusual upbringing makes him uniquely qualified to serve as guide. As you join him in discovering more about death, you will find yourself enjoying a fuller life. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Greg Zarcone. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/073778/bk_acx0_073778_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Akbar was one of the most admired and also the most feared emperors of India. He patronized art and promoted religious harmony due to which he is called ´´Akbar the Great´´. In his court was present one of the most wise man of his time - Birbal. The interactions between Akbar and Birbal are stuff of legend and folklore due to the interesting problems and situations that Akbar posed and the witty solutions and answers that Birbal gave. You will definitely admire the timeless charm of the witty replies and possibly come away by learning something. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Claire Heffron. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/066773/bk_acx0_066773_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Enter the world of young Mary Newbury, a world where simply being different can cost a person her life. Hidden until now in the pages of her diary, Mary´s startling story begins in 1659, the year her beloved grandmother is hanged in the public square as a witch. Mary narrowly escapes a similar fate, only to face intolerance and new danger among the Puritans in the New World. How long can she hide her true identity? Will she ever find a place where her healing powers will not be feared? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jennifer Ehle. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/lili/000999/bk_lili_000999_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Feared and respected as the most effective soldiers humanity has ever known, the Dorsai find their reputation at risk when an invader attacks their planet, inhabited only by the Dorsai women who are left behind to defend it. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kevin T. Collins. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/018122/bk_adbl_018122_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Stay calm, keep smiling, and watch your step. In this marriage of secrets and lies, nothing is what it seems.For days, all of Denver, Colorado, has worried over the fate of a missing child, little Tanner Holcomb. Then, a miracle: handsome, athletic Johnny Bradley finds him, frightened but unharmed, on a hiking trail miles from his wealthy family’s mountain home.In a heartbeat, his rescuer goes from financially strapped fitness trainer to celebrated hero. The heat of the spotlight may prove too much for Johnny’s picture-perfect family, however. His wife, Veronica, despises the pressure of the sudden fame, afraid that secrets and bitter resentments of her marriage may come to light. And she’s willing to do anything to keep them hidden.But when a shocking revelation exposes an even darker side to Tanner’s disappearance, Veronica realizes that nothing in her life can be trusted. And everything should be feared. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Melissa Moran. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/011340/bk_brll_011340_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Do you want to provide your baby with the highest quality foods available? Have you thought of making your own baby food but feared that it would take too much time to do so?Are you committed to living a healthy lifestyle with your family? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this book is for you.50 Things to Know About Making Your Own Baby Food by Amanda Walton offers an approach to making your own baby food that even the busiest parent can appreciate. Most books on making baby foods give you recipes and information on how to create recipes that your baby will love. Although there´s nothing wrong with that, these books do not contain tips that will make the process easy for you and something that you can do no matter how busy your life is.Based on knowledge from the world´s leading experts, you will find out how to create the healthiest meals full of whole, natural, and organic foods for your baby.You´ll discover tips you need to easily make your own baby food. This book will help you figure out the plan you will have to take to make baby food that your baby will love.By the time you finish this book, you will know how to make your own baby food easily. So grab your copy today. You´ll be glad you did.Baby food is expensive, and organic baby food will cost you even more. The best baby food can be made in your own home for a considerable less amount of money. Plus you can control everything that goes into the food and make sure that there is nothing in it that could potentially be dangerous for your baby.It does not matter what brand you choose, or even whether or not it is organic, when food is mass produced, it can potentially be dangerous. Plus, if you have a child with allergies or sensitivities, you can completely control whether or not there are any foods that could negatively affect your child when you make your own. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Elizabeth Michaels. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/121924/bk_acx0_121924_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Special Agent Pendergast-one of the most original, compelling characters in all of contemporary fiction-returns in Preston and Child´s new exhilarating novel. A long-buried family secret has come back to haunt Special Agent Aloysius Pendergast. It begins with murder. One of Pendergast´s most implacable, most feared enemies is found on his doorstep, dead. Pendergast has no idea who is responsible for the killing, or why the body was brought to his home. The mystery has all the hallmarks of the perfect crime, save for an enigmatic clue: a piece of turquoise lodged in the stomach of the deceased. The gem leads Pendergast to an abandoned mine on the shore of California´s Salton Sea, which in turn propels him on a journey of discovery deep into his own family´s sinister past. But Pendergast learns there is more at work than a ghastly episode of family history: he is being stalked by a subtle killer bent on vengeance over an ancient transgression. And he soon becomes caught in a wickedly clever plot, which leaves him stricken in mind and body, and propels him toward a reckoning beyond anything he could ever have imagined....