In a culture of distortions, discover God-defined womanhood and beauty. In a culture where airbrushed models and career-driven women define beauty and success, it´s no wonder we have a distorted view of femininity. Our impossible standards place an incredible burden of stress on the backs of women and girls of all ages, resulting in anxiety, eating disorders, and depression. One question we often forget to ask is this: What is God´s design for womanhood? In Girl Defined, sisters and popular bloggers Kristen Clark and Bethany Baird offer women a countercultural view of beauty, femininity, and self-worth. Based firmly in God´s design for their lives, this book helps women rethink what true success and beauty look like. It invites them on a liberating journey toward a radically better vision for femininity that ends with the discovery of the kind of hope, purpose, and fulfillment they´ve been yearning for. Girl Defined helps listeners discover God´s design for femininity and his definition of a successful woman uncover the secrets of lasting worth, purpose, and fulfillment be equipped and empowered to live out a radically better vision for womanhood gain personal insight through the chapter-by-chapter study guide. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kristen Clark, Bethany Baird. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/hove/001893/bk_hove_001893_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
For many girls it starts early. The desire to be perfect. The need for approval. The longing for acceptance and being liked by a lot of people. Thanks to social media, these desires now get channeled online. Girls can curate an image, build a following, and test-drive identities until they find one that draws attention and applause. But in this quest to be liked and noticed, girls often fail to feel loved and known. The result is a generation of girls who hunger for real and authentic relationships yet are unclear on how to create them. From popular blogger and best-selling author Kari Kampakis comes a powerful book for girls in the digital age. Designed to empower teens and tweens through the Christian faith, Liked: Whose Approval Are You Living For? is packed with godly wisdom and practical advice related to identity, friendships, social media, and a relationship with God. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Randye Kaye. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tant/006793/bk_tant_006793_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
What´s really going on? Who´s really in charge? You have NO. F***KING. IDEA. In the near future, an art-school dropout, an AIDS baby, a tech-activist, and an RPG-obsessed blogger live in a world where your online identity is at least as important as your physical one. Getting disconnected is a punishment worse than imprisonment, but someone´s got to stand up to Government Inc. - whatever the cost. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Nico Evers-Swindell. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/003242/bk_brll_003242_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The course of dream travel never did run smooth - at least not in Liv Silver´s experience. Able to visit other people´s dreams (whether they want her to or not), Liv has solved mysteries, unearthed difficult truths, fought madmen, and escaped life-threatening peril, all from the comfort of her own bed. But Liv´s troubles are just beginning.... A rocky romance, a malicious blogger with a hidden identity, a wedding, and a classmate (or two) dead set on revenge all await Liv in this action-packed conclusion to the Silver trilogy. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Marisa Calin. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/aren/002490/bk_aren_002490_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Ian Katz, the features editor at the Guardian in London, and Baghdad blogger Salam Pax on this edition of Fresh Air. Katz traced and verified the identity of the Baghdad blogger for the Guardian. Salam Pax is a pseudonym - a combination of the Arabic and Latin words for peace. He began an Internet diary about life in Iraq a few months before the recent war began. It´s still going on today. Peter Maass of the online magazine Slate said ´´Salam Pax was the Anne Frank of this war - and its Elvis.´´ His blog entries have been collected in the forthcoming book, The Baghdad Blog. (Broadcast Date: September 18, 2003) 1. Language: English. Narrator: Terry Gross. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/whyy/030918/rt_whyy_030918_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Redemption never tasted so sweet. Andy Buckland is no stranger to TV. The worst moment of her career happened when a live studio audience got food poisoning from one of her dishes. But when the pasta guru is given a slot in the televised cooking competition Diced Showdown, she sees her chance at redemption. In exchange for the shot at vindication Andy and her fiancé, Malcolm Jones, are tasked to find the identity of a mysterious blogger who has a nasty habit of revealing detrimental secrets of the show´s top celebrity chefs. A little undercover sleuthing is one thing, but when her hometown is taken over by the show´s production and one of the judges winds up dead, Andy´s afraid she´s bitten off more than she can chew, and she might just choke on a dish best served cold. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Suzanne Cerreta. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/060032/bk_acx0_060032_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
When a young, enthusiastic blogger flies to Billings, Montana in search of the mysterious Chuck Tingle, he has no idea that he will soon be wrapped up in the diplomatic conflict of a lifetime. Soon enough, the blogger has accepted his identity as a part of Chuck´s own mind, racing against time to stop a highly evolved species of the book Pounded in the Butt by My Book, Pounded in the Butt by My Own Butt from destroying the Earth. But things get heated when the enemy space captain, Mimmer Tops, reveals that his intensions are much more sensual than warlike, culminating in a gay anal pounding that will have your jaw on the floor. This erotic tale is 4,700 words of sizzling human on gay book action, including anal, blowjobs, rough sex, and sentient book love. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sam Rand. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/073431/bk_acx0_073431_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The perfect companion book to the New York Times bestselling I Am Number Four series! I Am Number Four: The Lost Files: Rebel Allies is the fourth collection of action-packed novellas from Pittacus Lore. Initially published separately as digital originals, these three stories are now together in one print volume. Lost Files: #10: The Fugitive follows Mark James as he tries to track down Sarah Hart, evade the Mogadorians and the FBI, and discover the identity of the mysterious blogger he knows only as GUARD. Lost Files: #11: The Navigator reveals the truth about the crew of the two Loric spaceships who escaped to Earth and shows what happened to the pilots after they arrived and parted ways with the Garde. Lost Files: #12: The Guard tells the story of the hacker who has been aiding the Lorien survivors from the shadows for years. She´s determined to defeat the Mogs-and she just found her secret weapon. You know the truth about the Mogadorians´ invasion of Earth and the Garde who will do anything to defeat them-yet there is still so much to learn. The stories in Rebel Allies will help you get the answers you seek, but they will not help you stop the coming war. Only the Garde can save our planet. But they are not alone. . . . The I Am Number Four series is perfect for fans of science fiction adventures like the Fifth Wave series by Rick Yancey and the Beautiful Minds series by Alexandra Bracken.
#1 Amazon Bestseller! Are you seeking a deeper understanding of gender identity and sexual identity? The ABCs of LGBT+ is a #1 Bestselling LGBT book and is essential reading for questioning teens, teachers or parents looking for advice, or anyone who wants to learn how to talk about gender identity and sexual identity. In The ABCs of LGBT+, Ashley Mardell, a beloved blogger and YouTube star, answers many of your questions about: lgbt and lgbt+ gender identity sexual identity teens in a binary world the LGBT family and more Understanding gender identity and sexual identity: The 21st Century has seen very positive movement for LGBT+ rights. In the last few years the overturning of DOMA, the SCOTUS ruling in favor of the Marriage Equality Act, American transgender politicians elected to office, and landmark moments such as Apple becoming the most valuable company in the world under the leadership of an openly gay CEO have advanced LGBT awareness and understanding. In a world full of LGBT questions, Mardell´s The ABC´s of LGBT+ has the answers. The trusted voice of Ashley Mardell: We are living in a post-binary world where gender fluency and awareness of gender identity and a real understanding of our LGBT family is essential. Ashley Mardell, one of the most trusted voices on YouTube, presents a detailed look at all things LGBT+ in this remarkable book. Along with in-depth definitions, personal anecdotes, helpful infographics, resources, and more; Mardell´s LGBT book is proof it does get better every day in a world where people are empowered by information and understanding. In Mardell´s own words, ´´This book is also for allies and LGBT+ people simply looking to pack in some extra knowledge... a critical part of acceptance. Learning about new identities broadens our understanding of humanity, heightens our empathy, and allows us different, valuable perspectives.´´