2014-04-21The President knows it's a perilous, high-risk assignment. If he gives the order, he has the opportunity to take down a global menace, once and for all. If the mission fails, he would face certain impeachment, and the threats against the nation would multiply. So the president turns to the one team that can pull off the impossible: Will Robie and his partner, Jessica Reel.... (read more)
2009-11-02List Price: $19.95Price: $17.95You Save: $2.00 (10%)1 used & new from $17.95A survey of the quirks and quandaries of the English language, focusing on our strange and wonderful grammar. Why do we say "I am reading a catalog" instead of "I read a catalog"? Why do we say "do" at all? Is the way we speak a reflection of our cultural values? Delving into these provocative topics and more, ... (read more)
2013-10-21List Price: $19.95An Amazon Best Book of the Month, October 2013: It's hard to articulate just how much--and why--The Goldfinch held such power for me as a reader.? Always a sucker for a good boy-and-his-mom story, I probably was taken in at first by the cruelly beautiful passages in which 13-year-old Theo Decker tells of the accident that killed his beloved mother and set his fate. But even when the scene shifts--first Theo goes to live with his schoolmate?s picture-perfect (except it i(read more)
2014-03-09List Price: $19.95All three books of the NY Times Bestselling Fixed Trilogy are included in this bundle. ... (read more)
2011-11-27List Price: $19.95USA TODAY bestselling author Kathryn Shay spent five years riding fire trucks with a large city fire department, eating in their firehouses and interviewing hundreds of America?s Bravest. Read the novellas that resulted from her intense relationship with firefighters! ... (read more)
2014-04-12Tiger Woods is not much mentioned anymore at this Masters as the fact of his forced absence owing to injury has now been fully absorbed and assimilated.
2014-04-19SO THERE is such a thing as the mammalian diving reflex and when triggered, it enables us to stay underwater for long periods of time. This instinct, which we share with other aquatic mammals, adjusts human oxygen output. Bradycardia, or the heart rate dropping by 10% to 25%, sets in.
2014-04-17Kepler-186f orbits an M dwarf star in the constellation Cygnus. More importantly, it's the first confirmed Earth-size, potentially habitable planet elsewhere in the universe.
2014-04-16We spent a day in the new Hard Rock Rocksino at the old Northfield thoroughbred track, south of Cleveland. I could brag that I won $148.
2014-04-05Fact checking wastewater potential, what happens to the money TMD set aside for the big (botched) Balboa Park Centennial, and what we learned this week.