The Avengers "go large," expanding their roster and their sphere of influence to a global and even interplanetary level. When Captain America puts out his call - who will answer? Big threats, big ideas, big idealism - these are the Avengers NOW!
Provides over one hundred recipes for meals that can be made at a campsite or other outdoor setting, including such food as skillet scones, lemony couscous salad, and bourbon-glazed chicken.
When Elisabeth Rohm started blogging about her family for People.com, she had no idea how many women would respond to her stories about struggling with infertility. Now the actress best known for her role on Law and Order shares what she hasn?t yet: the full story of how in-vitro fertilization allowed her to have a child, how talking about infertility helped her cope with it, and how her desire for a baby and the difficult path that led to one taught her about herself and made her into the woman she was meant to be.
An original member of the League of the Black Swan, Manhattan investigator Luke Oliver is drawn back into his own cursed past while working for a new client, which places the life of the only woman he has ever loved in great danger.
Exiled to Kenya after her latest scandalous exploit, Delilah Drummond, now the mistress of her step-father's crumbling estate, falls into the decadent pleasures of society until she meets Ryder White who becomes her guide to the beauty of this complex world. Set in 1920s British Kenya.
Create a trust that provides financial security for a loved one with special needs without jeopardizing government benefits. The fifth edition provides eligibility requirements for government benefits, current resources, and a new perspective on when to make a trust independently and when to seek an attorney's help.
Celebrated operatic soprano Caroline Prince returns to Denver to serve as artistic direct to an opera company. Her path crosses that of former lover Jill Allen, who is wary of resuming a relationship with Caroline, remembering all too well being a distant second in Caroline's list of passions.
In this wild, behind-the-scenes portrait of one of the biggest rock bands in history, Jo Wood comes clean about her three decades as the girlfriend and eventually the wife of Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood. This startlingly honest, laugh-out-loud memoir vividly describes life on tour, in the studio, at the legendary parties?and every raucous moment in between.
Towns with strict zoning are the best towns, aren't they? They're all about preserving local "character," protecting the natural environment, an dmaintaining attractive neighborhoods. Right? In this challenge to conventional wisdom, Lisa Prevost strips away the quaint façades of these desirable towns to reveal the uglier impulses behind their proud allegiance to local control. These eye-opening stories illustrate the outrageous lengths to which town leaders and affluent residents will go to prohibit housing that might attract the ?wrong? sort of people.
Just seventeen years old, Henry IX, known as William, is a king bound by the restraints of the regency yet anxious to prove himself. With the French threatening battle and the Catholics sowing the seeds of rebellion at home, William trusts only three people: his older sister Elizabeth; his best friend and loyal counselor, Dominic; and Minuette, a young orphan raised as a royal ward by William's mother, Anne Boleyn. Against a tide of secrets, betrayal, and murder, William finds himself fighting for the very soul of his kingdom. Then, when he and Dominic both fall in love with Minuette, romantic obsession looms over a new generation of Tudors. One among them will pay the price for a king's desire, as a shocking twist of fate changes England's fortunes forever.
Not long after the Boxer Rebellion, on the plains of northwestern China, a toddler is kidnapped from an American missionary couple. The Reverend sets out to find his son while his wife, pregnant with their second child, takes to her sick bed. The search for Wesley sets the couple on more than one kind of journey.
Use this guide to avoid expensive patent professionals and search out patents in the library and on the Web in order to determine if your idea is unique.
The first account of the remarkable 18-month journey of Lorena Hickok, intimate friend of Eleanor Roosevelt, throughout the country during the worst of the Great Depression, bearing witness to the unprecedented ravages; an indelible portrait of an unprecedented crisis.
"Produced by the former Executive Producer of The Biggest Loser, each week on Recipe Rehab two celebrity chefs face off in a head-to-head competition to transform calorie-laden dish, submitted by viewers, into a guilt-free version. Celebrity chefs such as Spike Mendelsohn, Govind Armstrong, and Candice Kumai each create their interpretation of the dish, slashing fat, sodium, and calories in the process. Because the chefs have a maximum time limit of one hour, each of the dishes in this cookbook can be crated in one hour or less-a universal blessing for the home cook who is also short on time. With 80 delicious recipes accompanied by beautiful 4-color photography, chef's tips, and nutritional information, Recipe Rehab covers the full gamut of a family's eating needs"-- Provided by publisher.
The story of Snoozy Gallagher, the hotel owner who disappeared thirty years ago with a bagful of stolen jewelry is legendary. But when Snoozy's loot is discovered buried near Willow's embroidery shop, and then a shrouded body is discovered in the same spot, she has to act quickly.
"May 1945. Hitler is dead, and the Third Reich little more than smoking rubble. No GI wants to be the last man killed in action against the Nazis. But for cigar-chewing, rough-talking, hard-drinking, hard-charging Captain Jack Lee and his men, there is one more mission: rescue fourteen prominent French prisoners held in an SS-guarded castle high in the Austrian Alps. It's a dangerous mission, but Lee has help from a decorated German Wehrmacht officer and his men, who voluntarily join the fight. Based on personal memoirs, author interviews, and official American, German, and French histories, The Last Battle is the nearly unbelievable story of the most improbable battle of World War II--a tale of unlikely allies, bravery, cowardice, and desperate combat between implacable enemies"--Provided by publisher.
A young investigative reporter faces danger struggling to prove an incarcerated man's innocence while everyone she cares about seems especially determined to accept his guilt.
To mark the birthday of the authors' father, Mario Batali, the authors present a variety of main dish and dessert recipes, accompanied by a selection of Mario Batali's favorite recipes to prepare for his family.
The Speedy Vegetable Garden highlights more than 50 quick crops, with complete information on how to sow, grow, and harvest each plant, and photography that provides inspiration and a visual guide for when to harvest.
In India, one thousand and one children are born in the hour following the midnight commemorating the country's independence from British rule. And of those children, none is more entwined with the destiny of that land thatn Saleem Sinai, he of dubious birth and a nose of astounding proportion. Discovering a psychic connection with midnight's other thousand, Saleem recounts a life both reflecting and recreating the modern history of his oft-troubled homeland.
After ten years of marriage, the blessing of a child eludes Carrie Miller and her husband Melvin. Then Carrie overhears two English women in the fabric store talking about medical options available to non-Amish women in her situation. Carrie takes it as a sign from God, but Melvin and the bishop see it differently. Then a local teenager becomes pregnant and plans to give the baby up for adoption. Is God leading Carrie to another path to motherhood or or is her longing to be a mother tempting her to stray from her Amish beliefs?
"Answers legal questions in plain English related to starting and running a small business. The 12th edition is thoroughly updated, including information on new tax reporting requirements and tax credits for small businesses under the Patient Protection Act"--Provided by publisher.