Comedy / Characters: 2 male, 5 femaleScenery: 2 Interiors This is the classic story of a young girl who wins at the game of love. Gigi has been brought up by her Grandmama and Aunt Alicia, an old-school courtesan, to be a stylish coquette and set her sights on a rich man. When Gaston visits, he brings her candy and lets her cheat at cards, captivated by her girlish ways. Now 16, Gigi is ripe to put away childish things and prepare to become Gaston's mistress. The clever girl however, has other plans... "It brightens a playgoer's season considerably."-New York Daily News
Billionaires and Bagmen offers a surprising solution to the question many people are asking: How can we take our lives back from an over-reaching government, Wall Street power brokers, lobbyist-written laws, the billionaires who buy them off and candidates we don’t like? Sean Cogan, is funny, prickly, charismatic economist turned venture capitalist, comes up with the idea that his town should simply ignore Big Brother's rules and write its own.
He is convinced that the government is no longer “of, by and for the people,” that the President and all three branches of government are bought, paid for, and held in the grip of powerful billionaires, corrupt multinational corporations and their bagmen: the politicians and lobbyists who carry out their agendas. From a savvy newspaper reporter to a secretive former CIA agent who knows how the game is played to the idiot alcoholic mayor of the town who tries to sabotage the initiative, events start to spin out of control.
Things go from bad to worse when the powers that be in Washington become concerned that this independence movement could take on a life of its own. Cogan and his team of supporters, old high school friends, plow ahead in spite of the collusion of spies, lobbyists, a controversial talk show host and a whole boatload of other unsavory characters. It’s an exciting, scary and dangerous ride.
In this awe-inspiring photographic essay, 25 childhood cancer patients are portrayed as they express through art and words their feelings about the cancers that threatened them. Revisiting the survivors, some of whom are now young adults embarking on careers and starting families, this compassionate tribute to children’s resiliency and determination honors the lives of the children it portrays and the lives of other children like them worldwide, offering comfort and hope to others.
"Holy. Cow! If you love myth and fairy tale, then this is the story for you!" - Amazon Customer “I’m sorry I didn’t slit your throat,” Cree growled. “You’d be a heck of a lot quieter right now if I had.” Faeries are supposed to be nice, aren’t they? At least that’s what Ben thought. Then again, according to some, he was the last Gatekeeper. Charged with closing the portal between his world and the magical world of Em. He’d entered Em by accident and all he wanted was to get back home again. Cree, however, had different wants.
The primary one being to snuff out the life of the interloper laying claim to her late father’s role as Gatekeeper. Unfortunately, her mother won’t let her do that. With magical creatures aplenty; friends and foe alike, the two embark on a series of adventures unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. Will Ben leave Em forever, or will he fulfill his destiny as the last Gatekeeper and close the gate between the worlds? More importantly, will he survive the volatile purple-haired half-breed faerie out to end his life in the most violent manner imaginable?
A young boy discovers the depth of the Creator's love and forgiveness as he accompanies his grandmother to deliver Christmas gifts. Earlier in the year the three young men who received the gifts cruelly hurt both grandmother and grandson, pushing them down in the snow and taking their coats and Grandmother's moccasins. In this true story told from his own childhood, Ray Buckley tells how Grandmother labored through the year to produce moccasins for each of the young men that were of extraordinary design and loveliness. In her giving and through her forgiveness she draws the young men into the compassion of God's love. Walking back through the trees, her grandson realizes that same love has made the two of them truly free.
Fifty years ago, Milton Friedman had the ground-breaking idea to improve public education with school vouchers. By separating government financing of education from government administration of schools, Friedman argued, parents at all income levels would have the freedom to choose the schools their children attend. Liberty & Learning is a collection of essays from the nation's top education experts evaluating the progress of Friedman's innovative idea and reflecting on its merits in the 21st century. The book also contains a special prologue and epilogue by Milton Friedman himself. The contributors to this volume take a variety of approaches to Friedman's voucher idea. All of them assess the merit of Friedman's plan through an energetic, contemporary perspective, though some authors take a theoretical position, while others employ a very pragmatic approach.
Launch Sale: Just 99c, guaranteed for 24 hours only! Save 75% over the regular price of $3.99. A forbidden billionaire marriage romance by Ellie Etienne of BWWM Club. Features another free bonus version of the book (See details below). After walking away from a terrible relationship, Jayla Walker now has all the time in the world to discover herself without being distracted by men. But when she starts working as a translator in Moscow, everything changes once she meets her employer, Alexey Vladimirovich Dashkov.
Alexey is the son of Vladimir Dashkov, and will someday inherit his father’s prestigious company in Russia. Immediately, Jayla is drawn to Alexey, but being the son of a billionaire, she knows he’s way out of her league. Besides, through an arrangement by his father, Alexey is already engaged to a beautiful and powerful woman! Jayla safely assumes that her little crush will be of no consequence. However, as they get to know each other, Alexey soon falls hard for Jayla, despite his father’s objections. But even after one passionate night together, he still has conflicting loyalties between his family, and his heart. Can Alexey let himself prioritize their love and happiness above business, politics, and his snobbish family? Or will Jayla return home to the States, heartbroken yet again? Find out in this drama-filled yet sexy romance by Ellie Etienne of BWWM Club. Suitable for over 18s only due to sex scenes so hot, you'll be dreaming about your own sexy Russian billionaire! Bonus book details: We gave two authors the same characters & core overall theme: The wonderful Nubian Queen Jayla, and the sexy Russian billionaire Alexey. How different will the two versions of this story turn out? Read both in this bundle and let us know which is your favorite. :)