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A Moveable Thirst

Author : Rick Kushman
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A rollicking wine country travelogue paired with the only comprehensive guide to Napa’s public tasting rooms Hank Beal is a wine pro–the executive wine buyer at an upscale supermarket chain. Rick Kushman is an ordinary joe–a guy who enjoys wine but doesn’t know a lot about it. Together, Hank and Rick set out to visit all 141 public tasting rooms in Napa during the course of a year. The result is A Moveable Thirst–an engaging, often hilarious book that’s one part Sideways, one part Frommer’s. The first part recounts their uproarious adventures on the road as Rick learns to sniff and spit like a true oenophile (but never stops asking stupid questions). The second part offers the most complete and detailed guide ever published to Napa’s wine rooms. For wine lovers and the more than 5 million people who visit Napa every year, A Moveable Thirst is a great read and an indispensable guide.

Luke Out

Author : George Humphrey
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Here are 25 stories retold from Luke's Gospel, mirrored by 25 stories about the Robinson family: parents Steve and Kate, and their children Peter Sarah and Jemma. The pairs of stories cover related themes. By listening to one of Luke's stories and then a story about the robinsons, children will get to know some of the best stories from the bible, and discover that it deals with issues that still affect us today.

Leaves of Healing

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The Winemaker s Answer Book

Author : Alison Crowe
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Whether you’re curious about procuring basic equipment or struggling to grasp the finer points of fermentation, Alison Crowe has expert answers to all of your winemaking questions. With straightforward advice on everything from the best way to press fruit to how long you should cellar your wine, Crowe has you covered throughout the entire winemaking process. Packed with encouragement and proven solutions, The Winemaker’s Answer Book will have even the most bewildered winemaker confidently bottling up batch after batch of delectable homemade wine.

My Life as an Immigrant

Author : Pebbles Frederick
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Searching for jobs to survive without a green card and trying to nd help as an immigrant. Then desperation comes in when you meet the wrong guy thinking he is going to help you. Watching someone run away with your money when you thought they are helping you le for you proper documents. Having to get arrested by the FBI and sleeping in a jail cell was a nightmare, then comes this tall handsome man into my life and offered to be my husband best man.

Last of the Red Hot Cowboys

Author : Tina Leonard
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A sexy cowgirl gives a rugged Texas loner the ride of his life in USA Today bestselling author Tina Leonard’s seductive new series. Ava Buchanan dreams of a career on the rodeo circuit. Winning a spot on a one-of-a-kind team would be her ticket to the life she’s always wanted. Ava won’t let anyone stand in her way—not even a stubborn cowboy whose slow-molasses smile and red-hot swagger set her senses aflame . . . and whose talents as a trainer could make her a star. Rodeo might be a man’s game, but Ava knows the right woman’s touch can tame the wildest heart. Trace Carter believes his mayor’s plan to raise the town’s profile has disaster written all over it, and he won’t allow the Hell’s Outlaws Training Center to be dragged into the fiasco. Yet watching Ava’s delectable body on horseback proves too much of a temptation, and his fantasies stray to her riding skills outside the arena. Soon Trace is fighting like hell to rein in his unbridled desire for the petite brunette before it becomes a passion hotter than the Texas sun. Praise for Last of the Red-Hot Cowboys “If you like your cowboys smokin’ and your cowgirls sassy, you’ll love the sparks that fly between Trace and Ava in Tina Leonard’s Last of the Red-Hot Cowboys.”—Laura Moore, author of Once Tasted “Perfect for readers who enjoy heroes and heroines who clash upon first meeting and several times thereafter.”—Library Journal (starred review) “Hijinks and conflict propel Leonard’s first entry in her Hell’s Outlaws series, Last of the Red-Hot Cowboys.”—RT Book Reviews “The perfect read for a day in the sun.”—Manga Maniac Cafe “The actual story was gripping. It was a book I couldn’t stop reading because I had to see what happened. I even abandoned my vacuuming to find out what happened to Ava and Trace!”—Romance Novel Giveaways “Refreshing . . . a very hot and steamy book.”—Hines and Bigham’s Literary Tryst “I found myself totally immersed in the story! I really liked the characters and the dynamic in their small little town in Texas.”—The Crafty Cauldron “I love a hot cowboy and this book had several hot guys.”—Red’s Hot Reads “A great introduction to the residents of Hell, Texas . . . I can’t wait until the other boys of Hell’s Outlaws get theirs.”—Hannah’s Words “The pages flew by.”—Not Everyone’s Mama “I’ll definitely be looking for more by Tina Leonard.”—That Ginger Girl Reads “This book was a fun-filled ride that I'd read over and over again.”—A Crazy Vermonter’s Book Reviews Includes a special message from the editor, as well as excerpts from other Loveswept titles.

Requiem For a Glass Heart

Author : David Lindsey
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REVENGE CAN BE ECSTASY. Irina Ismaylova is a sexual assassin, luring men and women to her bed...and their death. From St. Petersburg to Paris, she kills not for money or for pleasure, but under orders from the Russian mafioso who holds her in thrall. Desperate to buy back what is left of her shattered life, Irina must carry out one last mission.... Cate Cuevas is a special agent in Houston's FBI office. Devastated by her husband's death--and his betrayal--she has plunged into the most dangerous assignment of her career. But to succeed, she must form a secret and profoundly intimate alliance with the enemy: Irina Ismaylova. Two women. One a cop. The other a killer. For these two there is no right, no wrong, no rules. Only the truth...and terror.

Quarterly Review of Wines

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Power Play

Author : Ben Bova
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Dr. Jake Ross, a university astronomer, wants nothing more than to teach a few classes each semester and continue on his research. However, he is being aggressively recruited to be the science advisor to Frank Tomlinson, an ambitious politician with his eye on the US Senate. Tomlinson is in need of an edge that will allow him to defeat his opponent at the polls, and Dr. Ross can contribute just that: MHD. MHD, or magnetohydrodynamics, is a new innovation that will allow electricity to be generated efficiently and cheaply. The senate is essentially guaranteed if Tomlinson can deliver unlimited energy to voters at less than half the price of nuclear power. But MHD is still in its infancy, and although the outlook is extremely promising there are great—and deadly—risks. The incumbent senator will not give up his seat without a fight, and as Dr. Ross discovers, the world of politics carries its own dangers. Nothing has prepared Dr. Ross for the extreme tactics that desperate and powerful people are willing to use. Power Play is a timely thrill-ride by Ben Bova, one of science fiction's most respected novelists. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Mordant s Need

Author : Stephen Donaldson
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A compelling, unusual fantasy by one of the world's best-selling fantasy writers A lonely young woman feels isolated from the world: she uses mirrors to reassure herself that she is still alive - and then they change her life when, one night, a young man appears through the mirror and persuades her to come with him to his own land, where mirrors are magical gateways to other places. This strange new land is in conflict, for war has been foretold, but the king appears completely uninterested in the fate of the world. It is left to the Imagers, masters of mirrors, try to decide the fate of the realm. Donaldson's firm control of the plot and his terrific characterisation make THE MIRROR OF HER DREAMS and the sequel, A MAN RIDES THROUGH, a story of great intrigue and psychological intricacy, filled with sexual tension, lust and love, as well as magic, battles and excitement. THE MIRROR OF HER DREAMS is a compelling read: a book that should be on every fantasy fan's shelf.

The Wall Street Journal Guide to Wine

Author : Dorothy J. Gaiter
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Discover how to buy, drink, and enjoy wine by the Authors of the Popular Weekly "Tastings" Column.

The Letter

Author : Kevin Kinard
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Life can change in the blink of an eye or even be destroyed by the love of someones heart. Jacob Tyler Banks was born with two loveable parents. His father, Tyler, is one of the best lawyers in town while his beautiful mother takes care of the things at home. His life was smooth sailing until it drastically turned around when he met a lovely girl named Rachael Stone. Find yourself riveted with a love story like no other with The Letter. Tyler Banks is a busy man. Too busy with a line of clients each day, he only has limited time to be with his beautiful wife and son. Fairly detached from his family, he has a dark secret that he has kept for more than twenty years. But that secret is about to be revealed unless he is going to do something about it. But can he really carry out his plan that could break his sons heart and leave him emotionally wounded forever? Lynn Banks is a stay-home mom and wife. She has everything she ever wanted. She loves her husband and son so much that she doesnt want them to get hurt in any way. But what they didnt know is that she actually lived two different lives and it is all up to her if she prolongs this pain that has been kept buried in her heart for so many years. Follow the different characters stories of love, lust, deceit, and pain and see if love can truly conquer everything in this riveting story.

Vineyard Winery Management

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Wine Spirits

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Start Your Own Bar and Club

Author : Liane Cassavoy
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An updated edition of the fifth best-selling book of the successful Startup Series, Start Your Own Bar and Club is a comprehensive guide that shows aspiring entrepreneurs how to create the perfect blend of passion and profits within the bar industry. Updated with the latest industry trends, news, and resources, readers learn about the hottest bar and club opportunities including sports bars, night clubs, neighborhood bars, wine bars, and more. The experts at Entrepreneur take aspiring business owners step-by-step through start-up basics including scouting locations, researching their market, and licensing requirements. Eager entrepreneurs learn first-hand from industry experts how to research their market, design an attractive atmosphere, create policies and procedures, woo their patrons and keep them coming back. Also covered is the latest equipment such as new cash register systems and HDTVs, and expanded information on the Special Occupancy Tax, liquor liability insurance, and third-party liability insurance.


Author : D.J. Hoffman
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I think everyone at times wishes they could be a child again and just play games like hide and seek. Not having to worry about what is going on with the world and what tomorrow will bring. I doubt what we were thinking about as children is the same as a boy named Devan. This story is about an incredible boy that is trying to understand the world around him and the changes within his world. Sometimes change can be good, but then again change can be a bad thing. -D. J. Hoffman

California For Dummies

Author : Cheryl Farr Leas
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A gold mine of information in one complete volume. The nation's third largest state, California offers a range of diverse attractions for any--and every--traveler, from families to couples looking for a romantic getaway. Jam-packed with everything visitors need to know, this accessible guidebook includes: Tips on getting around, from highwyas to airports Handy itineraries for families, outdoor enthusiasts, city lovers, and more Four-season coverage, from sunbathing at Venice Beach to skiing at Lake Tahoe Details on San Diego, Los Angeles & Disneyland, Palm Springs & Death Valley, San Francisco, Yosemite, Lake Tahoe, Wines & Redwoods country, and the scenic Pacific Coast, including Carmel and Santa Barbara

California For Dummies

Author : Paula Tevis
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From Hollywood and Disneyland to San Francisco, Yosemite, and the Napa Valley, California offers and endless supply of vacation fun. From the L.A. nightlife to the natural wonders, from great restaurants to fun outdoor activities, this friendly guide covers it all: Great itineraries for Northern California, Southern California, and the whole state Complete coverage of all the natural wonders Entire sections on Disneyland and Yosemite National Park Wacky events from sandcastle building contests to the Jumping Frog Jubilee Like every For Dummies travel guide, California For Dummies includes: Down-to-earth trip-planning advice What you shouldn’t miss — and what you can skip The best restaurants and hotels for every budget Lots of detailed maps

Pretend You Don t See Her

Author : Mary Higgins Clark
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What happens when a young woman is accidentally caught up in a dangerous murder investigation, having merely been in the wrong place at the wrong time? Lacey Farrell, a rising star on the Manhattan real estate scene, is witness to a murder - and to the final words of the victim. The dying woman is convinced her attacker was after her dead daughter's journal, which Lacey gives to the police, but not before making a copy for herself. It's an impulse that later proves nearly fatal. Placed in the witness protection programme and sent to live in Minneapolis, Lacey must assume a fake identity, at least until the killer can be brought to trial. There she meets Tom Lynch, a radio talk-show host whom she tentatively begins to date - until the strain of her deception makes her break it off. Then she discovers the killer has traced her whereabouts. Armed with nothing more than her own courage and clues from the journal, Lacey heads back to New York determined to uncover who is behind the deaths of the two women… before she is the next casualty. A terrifyingly chilling bestseller from the internationally adored author of DADDY'S LITTLE GIRL

The Angel of History

Author : Bruno Arpaia
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This “finely textured novel” of Walter Benjamin’s final years in Paris and Spain during WWII imagines a fateful encounter with an anti-Franco rebel (The Guardian, UK). For a brief moment in 1940, the lives of a young Spanish militant and a reclusive academic of German and Jewish heritage are thrown together. Along with thousands of others across Europe, both men have fled their homeland in the face of fascist persecution. Yet, until the day their paths converge on a remote mountain pass between France and Spain, their experience of war has been vastly different. Based on true events of Benjamin's life, and ranging from Paris' Left Bank to the prison camps of southern France, The Angel of History explores how the history we think we know is not a series of events but rather a constellation of countless individual lives. And although every story is unique, each is founded on the same human desire - to be remembered. “Clever, persuasive, compelling...The portrayal of Walter Benjamin is masterly.”—Allan Massie, Scotsman, UK