Stay – A teen romantic comedy: Warning: There is a new foreign exchange student at Mia’s high school. His name is Alexi.
His profile is picky, wealthy, and Greek.
An astonishing request has been made: Show him around. Horrible truths must be realized: She’ll have to do it.
And, Alexi will be living under the same roof. There’s no escape. Mia has no other choice. Alexi must be Americanized. She’ll take on this Herculean task and have him blending in by Homecoming. The problem? Alexi is hot, fascinating, and she’s falling fast.
Feisty, seventeen-year-old Mia will face Shakespeare’s age-old question: ‘Is it better to have loved and lost…’ or will he stay? Stay: A fun YA contemporary romance.
(Single female protagonist point of view, standalone, HEA.)
Many artists find the move into abstraction a difficult and uncertain one because they lack the proper guidance needed to take this bold step. In this inspirational workbook, award-winning mixed media artist Claire Harrigan leads painters towards non-representational painting through the use of color. Fantastically illustrated throughout and featuring sound technical advice, it covers every aspect of abstract painting, from concepts and influences, inspirations and starting points to approaching subjects, basic design considerations, and surface textures. Step-by-step analyses of Harrigan’s own work demonstrate the importance of color contrast, harmony, and impact in a range of mixed media.
It’s time for checkmate. I’ve joined Spencer, but only to end this.
No more playing games.
No more waiting for someone to save me. It’s time to take my destiny in my own hands and destroy it. Every force will align against me, including John. But I won’t give up, for I am the Last Queen. ….
Tune in to the thrilling final instalment of The Last Queen Series.
Learning all about having a baby is difficult. There’s a lot involved from the first moment you learn that you’re pregnant until your baby is born. And then there’s even more to know about from the time the baby is born until they leave your home, all grown up. Of course, we won’t even presume to be able to tell you absolutely everything you need to know about carrying, having and raising a child all the way until they move out. This book is about your process of getting started. We’re going to talk about some of the big things that you may not know about being pregnant and about having your baby. We’re even going to talk a little about things you should keep in mind for those first few months. Inside You Will Learn: • What To Do When You First Learn the News • The Most Important Things Every New Mom Should Know • The Important Things No One Else Will Tell You • What It’s Really Like to Carry a Baby • What It’s Really Like to Bring Your New Baby Home • And Much More Having a baby is one of the most difficult experiences you will ever go through, but it’s also one of the most rewarding. You don’t want to go into it empty-handed. Make sure you have all the tools possible at your disposal.
This book is going to be one of those tools. Don’t Delay. Download This Book Now.
Black Pudding & Foie Gras is Michelin Star chef Andrew Pern’s multi award-winning culinary autobiography. It strikes the perfect balance between showcasing many of his mouth-watering dishes and the heart-warming account of Andrew’s fascinating life around food at The Star Inn in North Yorkshire. Its much more than a cookery book, it tells Andrew’s story, delves deep into his philosophy on food, introduces you to his local suppliers and provides a captivating and humorous insight into the life of a family that run a successful British food institution. By the time you’ve finished the book, its very clear that these are the thoughts of someone who views food and cooking as a way of life, and not just a job. The recipes come divided into sections that reflect the menu as opposed to the ingredients and give you all the knowledge to recreate some of his best loved dishes. Starters include beer-battered Scarborough Woof - a much loved fish from the North Sea coast; butter-roast Sand Hutton Asparagus and pressed Terrine of Yorkshire Gammon. Main courses feature traditionally garnished North Yorkshire Moors Grouse complete with Streaky Bacon, Bread Sauce and homemade Redcurrant Jelly; Charles Ashbridge’s Gloucester Old Spot Suckling Pig with Black Pudding and Cider and Hartlepool-landed Halibut with steamed marsh Samphire. Also on offer are comfort foods such as steamed Steak and Kidney Pudding with Oysters and braised neck of heather-fed Moorland Mutton with Pearl Barley. Puddings again reflect local produce and combine the more modern with the old traditions - think fresh Lemon Tart, Pimms No1 Jelly and rich dark Chocolate and Orange Tart before moving on to Ampleforth Abbey Apple Tarte Tatin, baked Ginger Parkin and steamed Ale Cake. Andrew reflects that puddings were never a strong point, the household much preferring cheese and the section entitled 'Cheese Counter’ gives such delights as grilled Wensleydale Buck Rarebit with Ox Tongue and Lincolnshire Poacher with 'Felixkirk’ Fennel. Cheese is followed by an enticing chapter entitled 'Drinks Cabinet’ featuring recipes for home-made liqueurs such as Rhubarb Schnapps, Damson Vodka and spiced Cider, before you open up the 'Chef\’s Pantry’ and discover the essential stocks and accompaniments needed to complete the recipes. The book’s luxurious, tactile suede cover with embossed title gives way to 400 beautifully designed pages containing stunning photography, both in black and white and colour, by award winning photographers Antonio Olmos and Sam Bailey. There is nothing glossy about this book, it is just a rich reflection on the life and food of one of Britain’s brightest young chefs.
Regional transformation has emerged as a major topic of research during the past few decades, much of it seeking to understand how a region changes into a zone of conflict or cooperation and how and why some regions remain in perpetual conflict. Although the leading theoretical paradigms of international relations have something to say about regional order, a comprehensive treatment of this subject is missing from the literature. This book suggests that cross-paradigmatic engagement on regional orders can be valuable if it can generate theoretically innovative, testable propositions and policy-relevant ideas. The book brings together scholars from the dominant IR perspectives aiming to explain the regional order issue through multidimensional and multi-causal pathways and seeking meeting points between them.
Using insights from IR theory, the contributors offer policy-relevant ideas which may benefit conflict-ridden regions of the world.
Brian Brown Bear doesn't want to have a shower, brush his teeth or wash his hands. He is only interested in watching TV and playing with his toys. His smell is not going unoticed though and it is attracting unwelcome visitors, while a misterious and strange horrible odor is left in the air. How will Brian Brown Bear deal with that horrible strange smell? Will he ever solve that problem?