The first in-depth biography of one of the most talented and infamous legends to play in the National Football League - the life and times of pro football´s first bad boy, famed Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler. Ken ´´The Snake´´ Stabler was the embodiment of the original Men in Black - the freewheeling, hard-hitting Oakland Raiders. The league´s first swashbuckling pass thrower, the mythical southpaw Southerner famous for come-from-behind drives late in the game, Stabler led the Raiders to their first Super Bowl championship in 1977. In an era dominated by gentleman quarterbacks like Roger Staubach and Bob Griese, this 1974 NFL MVP, four-time Pro Bowler, and Super Bowl champion was an iconoclast who partied as hard as he played and lived life unapologetically on his own - not the NFL´s - terms. Though Stabler´s legacy is larger than life, there has never before been an exclusive account of him - until now. Snake goes deep under the surface of Stabler´s persona to reveal a man who, despite his penchant for partying and debauchery, was committed to winning and being the best player he could be. From his college days playing for Bear Bryant at Alabama to his years with the Raiders under coach John Madden, his broadcasting career to his death in 2015 and the revelation that he suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, known as CTE, Snake probes the myriad facets of Stabler´s life on and off the field to tell his complete story and explores how his legacy and the culture and times that pivotally shaped it continue to impact football today. 1. Language: English. Narrator: John Pruden. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/harp/005647/bk_harp_005647_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
From best-selling Tracey Corderoy - author of the Hubble Bubble and Shifty McGifty series - comes an enchanting new series, perfect for pony lovers.Ten-year-old Bryony is excited to move with her family to a new home by the sea. She knows that adventures are just around the corner but wishes she didn´t have to leave her best friends or the local stables behind. Then, while exploring the woods near her house, she encounters a beautiful bay pony. Something has spooked the pony and caused him to bolt, but Bryony manages to calm him using her natural ability and their instant connection.Days later, she can´t stop thinking about him, so when she sees an advert in the local post office from a lady wanting help with her daughter´s new pony, she immediately answers. When Bryony turns up at the manor house, she is delighted to see that it is indeed the same pony - a chocolate brown bay called Red. But the pony´s owner, Arabella, isn´t so happy to see her. In fact, she is determined to keep Bryony away from Red even though she herself seems to have no interest in him.Will Bryony ever get the chance to get close to Red? And why is Arabella so intent on keeping them apart?A story of friendship, adventure and the love of a horse. For fans of Amanda Wills, Stacey Gregg, Pippa Funnell and Lauren St John. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Heather Long. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/ssuk/000135/bk_ssuk_000135_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Over the last decade, the center of world power has been quietly shifting from Europe to Asia. With oil reserves of several billion barrels, an estimated 900 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, and several centuries´ worth of competing territorial claims, the South China Sea in particular is a simmering pot of potential conflict. The underreported military buildup in the area where the Western Pacific meets the Indian Ocean means that it will likely be a hinge point for global war and peace for the foreseeable future. In Asia´s Cauldron, Robert D. Kaplan offers up a vivid snapshot of the nations surrounding the South China Sea, the conflicts brewing in the region at the dawn of the 21st century, and their implications for global peace and stability. To understand the future of conflict in East Asia, Kaplan argues, one must understand the goals and motivations of its leaders and its people. Part travelogue, part geopolitical primer, Asia´s Cauldron takes us on a journey through the region´s boom cities and ramshackle slums: From Vietnam, where the superfueled capitalism of the erstwhile colonial capital, Saigon, inspires the geostrategic pretensions of the official seat of government in Hanoi, to Malaysia, where a unique mix of authoritarian Islam and Western-style consumerism creates quite possibly the ultimate postmodern society; and from Singapore, whose ´´benevolent autocracy´´ helped foster an economic miracle, to the Philippines, where a different brand of authoritarianism under Ferdinand Marcos led not to economic growth but to decades of corruption and crime. At a time when every day´s news seems to contain some new story - large or small - that directly relates to conflicts over the South China Sea, Asia´s Cauldron is an indispensable guide to a corner of the globe that will affect all of our lives for years to come. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Michael Prichard. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tant/003671/bk_tant_003671_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The author of the New York Times Bestseller THE $100 STARTUP shows how to launch a profitable side hustle in just 27 days. For some people, the thought of quitting their day job to pursue the entrepreneurial life is exhilarating. For many others, it´s terrifying. After all, a stable job that delivers a regular paycheck is a blessing. And not everyone has the means or the desire to take on the risks and responsibilities of working for themselves. But what if we could quickly and easily create an additional stream of income without giving up the security of a full-time job? Enter the side hustle. Chris Gullibeau is no stranger to this world, having launched more than a dozen side hustles over his career. Here, he offers a step-by-step guide that takes you from idea to income in just 27 days. Designed for the busy and impatient, this detailed roadmap will show you how to select, launch, refine, and make money from your side hustle in under a month. You´ll learn how to: ? Brainstorm, borrow, and steal to build an arsenal of great side hustle ideas (day 3) ? Apply ´´Tinder for Side Hustle´´ logic to pick the best idea at any time (day 6) ? Learn, gather, or create everything you need to launch; then set up a real life way to get paid (days 13-14) ? Start raking in the money by channeling your inner Girl Scout (day 18) ? Master the art of deals, discounts, and special offers (day 21) ? Raise your game: improve, expand, or make more money off your hustle (days 24-26) A side hustle is more than just another stream of income, it´s also the new job security. When you receive paychecks from different sources, it allows you to take more chances in your ´´regular´´ career. More income means more options. More options equals freedom. You don´t need entrepreneurial experience to launch a profitable side hustle. You don´t have to have an MBA, or know how to code, or be an expert marketer. You don´t need employees or investors. With Chris as a guide, anyone can make more money, pursue a passion, and enjoy greater security - without quitting their day job.
Retirement planning - the phrase itself has so many implications. It hints at the fact that you will one day not be in your prime and hence not able to work. Whether we chose to acknowledge it or not, this fact is a harsh reality of life. So many people delay retirement planning because they do not want to acknowledge this fact. There is always the small voice at the back of the head that says, ´´Oh, but I´m still so young.´´ Yes! You are young and full of vigor now and that is the very reason why you should start retirement planning right now. When saving up money for your golden days, this time and strength can make a huge margin of a difference. Throughout my life, I have met so many young people who are reluctant to start retirement planning because the notion seems depressing and pessimistic. Well, you don´t have to make it that way! With the right mind set, retirement planning can actually be so much fun! Yes, it can be fun! Isn´t it fun to have some peace of mind in knowing that you are financially secure? Isn´t it fun to know that you won´t have to labor away in the corporate sector forever? Isn´t it fun to accept that you will have a great, well-rounded life? All of these are fun and they all will happen if you start retirement planning now. A lot of people want to dip their toes into the vast ocean of savings but don´t have enough guidance. That´s why I chose to write this book. This book is your comprehensive guide about decoding, understanding, and practicing retirement planning. By the time you are done listening to this, you will have enough knowledge to jump right into your savings so that you can have a better, safer future. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Heath Douglass. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/060954/bk_acx0_060954_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
From the author of A Daily Catholic Moment and My Year with the Saints for Kids comes a book about the most popular Christmas song in the world, the Nativity of Jesus Christ, and how to carry the beauty and wonder of the Bethlehem stable into our lives as a new year begins. Celano reflects on ´´Silent Night, Holy Night´´-how it came to be, its continued importance, and its message of contemplation, hope, and love. The year 2019 marks the 200th anniversary of the first major performances of the carol.
Break free from your bipolar I and II symptoms forever with 20 tools that actually work! Discover how to finally overcome your symptoms of bipolar I and II for good, so that you can have stable moods for life and can achieve anything you have ever dreamed of! Dear friend, My name is Alice Lane, and I am a bipolar disorder survivor. I know that´s a bold statement, but I can confidently say that because I´ve personally achieved stable moods with the information I´m sharing with you in this book. This is not another book about bipolar disorder that simply tells you what bipolar is, reinforces that you are suffering from manic depression, and defines the types (bipolar I, bipolar II, cyclothymic disorder, rapid cycling, and mixed states). This is also not a book that tells you why it happens without actually telling you what you can do about it. This is a solutions book. These 20 tools changed my life. Since I was diagnosed, I have dedicated more than seven years of my life to finding a way to be rid of bipolar disorder for good by reading everything under the sun about bipolar disorder and about how I can beat this ugly thing they call bipolar disorder. And after so much pain and a tremendous amount of trial and error, I am so happy and excited to share with you 20 tools that really do work. They worked for me, and I truly believe that they will work for you, too, if you just try them. Here´s just a few of the results I´ve experienced because of the 20 tools listed in this book: I haven´t suffered with mania, depression, or anxiety in more than six years. I went from not being able to sleep for days to having a peaceful and regular sleep schedule. I went from being alone due to fear of hurting someone because I am bipolar to attracting an incredible relationship. I figured out all the things that drastically changed my moods and completely eliminated them. / 1. Language: English. Narrator: Fawn Mulholland. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/038481/bk_acx0_038481_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The author of the New York Times best seller The $100 Startup shows how to launch a profitable side hustle in just 27 days. For some people, the thought of quitting their day job to pursue the entrepreneurial life is exhilarating. For many others, it´s terrifying. After all, a stable job that delivers a regular paycheck is a blessing. And not everyone has the means or the desire to take on the risks and responsibilities of working for themselves. But what if we could quickly and easily create an additional stream of income without giving up the security of a full-time job? Enter the side hustle. Chris Gullibeau is no stranger to this world, having launched more than a dozen side hustles over his career. Here he offers a step-by-step guide that takes you from idea to income in just 27 days. Designed for the busy and impatient, this detailed road map will show you how to select, launch, refine, and make money from your side hustle in under a month. You´ll learn how to: Brainstorm, borrow, and steal to build an arsenal of great side hustle ideas (day 3) Apply ´´Tinder for Side Hustle´´ logic to pick the best idea at any time (day 6) Learn, gather, or create everything you need to launch; then set up a real-life way to get paid (days 13-14) Start raking in the money by channeling your inner Girl Scout (day 18) Master the art of deals, discounts, and special offers (day 21) Raise your game: improve, expand, or make more money off your hustle (days 24-26) A side hustle is more than just another stream of income; it´s also the new job security. When you receive paychecks from different sources, it allows you to take more chances in your ´´regular´´ career. More income means more options. More options equals freedom. You don´t need entrepreneurial experience to launch a profitable side hustle. You don´t have to have an MBA or 1. Language: English. Narrator: Chris Guillebeau. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rand/005244/bk_rand_005244_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Strength. Honor. Death.The fighting season continues, with Goll realizing he might have killed one opponent too many. Confronting the wrath of a dead gladiator’s stable, he discovers a much more vengeful force behind a slew of blood matches.While the gladiators fight within the Pit, Brozz fights for his life in a much different arena.Escaping an attempt on his life, Borchus finds refuge with an old friend.Struggling to both recover from his wounds and find a purpose in a little village, Halm of Zhiberia discovers that giving up a pit fighter’s life isn’t quite as it easy seems. Nor is it solely one man’s decision.And all the while, in the west, a monstrous enemy makes itself known and positions itself to strike at both the games and Sunja’s heart.This is blood sport at its finest. At its worst. At its longest. 1. Language: English. Narrator: John Lee. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/podm/001523/bk_podm_001523_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.