News and News Sources:A Critical Introduction Paul Manning
The Ragamuffin Gospel:Good News for the Bedraggled, Beat-Up, and Burnt Out Multnomah Brennan Manning
Drew Manning, a natural fitness junkie and devoted personal trainer, had never been overweight in his life. He never craved junk food or missed an opportunity to work out. Yet despite his obsession with fitness, he failed to help his clients reach their goals. Something had to give. Manning needed to understand what it was like to be on the other side; he had to spend a few months in his clients´ shoes - or rather, size. For six months, Manning radically let himself go. He stopped exercising and ate nothing but the typical American diet of fast and processed foods. Not surprisingly, he started to gain weight. Manning made national news when he posted a blog revealing that he had gained more than 60 pounds. (He ended up gaining 75.) In only half a year, the out-of-shape trainer-turned-blogger had gained more than he ever expected - and not just in pounds. Manning devoted the next six months to losing the weight as quickly as he had gained it. The lessons he learned were priceless, as he had now experienced both sides of the weight-loss battle. What started as a physical challenge became an emotional and mental wake-up call. In Fit2Fat2Fit, Manning reveals the practical takeaways and profound insights of his yearlong journey. With startlingly honest stories, concrete easy-to-implement strategies, recipes, exercises, workout routines, meal plans, and much more, listeners will be fully equipped to achieve any weight-loss goal. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Drew Manning. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/harp/002902/bk_harp_002902_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
While walking home from work one evening, Jeff Manning is struck by a car and killed. Two women fall to pieces at the news: His wife, Claire, and his co-worker Tish. Reeling from her loss, Claire must comfort her grieving son as well as contend with funeral arrangements, well-meaning family members, and the arrival of Jeff´s estranged brother, who was her ex-boyfriend. Tish volunteers to attend the funeral on her company´s behalf, but only she knows the true risk of inserting herself into the wreckage of Jeff´s life. Told through the three voices of Jeff, Tish, and Claire, Hidden explores the complexity of relationships, the repercussions of our personal choices, and the responsibilities we have to the ones we love. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jeff Cummings, Angela Dawe, Amy McFadden. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/005803/bk_brll_005803_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This was an interesting experiment about the value of a shiny penny vs. a dull one. My kids were not happy with me. They worked all day until dark and then I had to tell them the bad news. Join me and see what happens, and hear the whole story. Thank you and please share this story with friends and family members. Enjoy and may God bless you. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mark Manning. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/098621/bk_acx0_098621_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
David E. McCraw recounts his experiences as the top newsroom lawyer for the New York Times during the most turbulent era for journalism in generations. In October 2016, when Donald Trump´s lawyer demanded that The New York Times retract an article focused on two women that accused Trump of touching them inappropriately, David McCraw´s scathing letter of refusal went viral and he became a hero of press freedom everywhere. But as you´ll see in Truth in Our Times , for the top newsroom lawyer at the paper of record, it was just another day at the office. McCraw has worked at the Times since 2002, leading the paper´s fight for freedom of information, defending it against libel suits, and providing legal counsel to the reporters breaking the biggest stories of the year. In short: if you´ve read a controversial story in the paper since the Bush administration, it went across his desk first. From Chelsea Manning´s leaks to Trump´s tax returns, McCraw is at the center of the paper´s decisions about what news is fit to print. In Truth in Our Times, McCraw recounts the hard legal decisions behind the most impactful stories of the last decade with candor and style. The book is simultaneously a rare peek behind the curtain of the celebrated organization, a love letter to freedom of the press, and a decisive rebuttal of Trump´s fake news slur through a series of hard cases. It is an absolute must-have for any dedicated reader of The New York Times .
The unforgettable story of Grant and Harlow from Take a Chance continues in this brand-new novel in the Rosemary Beach series from number-one New York Times best-selling author Abbi Glines. She was it. His one. His only. Then he made the mistake of letting her go. After fighting his way into Harlow Manning´s heart - and revealing a side of himself no one had ever seen before - Grant Carter destroyed his own heart by giving in to his greatest fears and doubts. Months later, he´s stuck in a miserable routine. Work relentlessly. Beg his best friend, Rush, for news about Harlow. Avoid all other friends. Leave nightly voicemails for Harlow, pleading with her to come back to Rosemary Beach. Fall asleep alone. Repeat. Miles away, on her brother´s Texas ranch, Harlow can´t bring herself to listen to Grant´s voicemails. Though she wants to be with him, and knows he regrets letting her go, she doesn´t know if she can trust him. When he discovered the truth behind her sheltered upbringing, it shattered their relationship, but the secret she carries now has far greater consequences. Can she risk giving Grant one more chance, or will the gamble ultimately destroy her? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Shayna Thibodeaux, Jack DuPont. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/sans/006833/bk_sans_006833_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In the first book of The Fancy Lives of the Lear Sisters trilogy, a spoiled socialite discovers the best things in life are worth working for. For socialite Robin Lear, being handcuffed in the back of a police car for a bogus crime is the cherry on top of the worst week ever. First, her father announces devastating news. Then, in a fit of tough love, he demotes Robin from her cushy job in the family business and reassigns her to work for an insufferable manager. Now, for the first time in her life, Robin will have to earn her place in the world - and the sexy new contractor renovating her house may be just the man to show her how. One look at beautiful Robin Lear is all Jake Manning needs to know that she’s just another trust-fund baby who’s never done an honest day’s work. Getting involved with a woman like her would be a disaster - yet staying away is proving to be damn near impossible. But who knows better than Jake that the best things in life are worth the effort…. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Natalie Ross. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/005004/bk_brll_005004_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Though Americans have seen plenty of news updates on the Iraq War since 2003, few know what it’s like to actually live through the harsh conditions on a daily basis. In his memoir, B.I.A.P.: Baghdad International Airport, two-tour Iraq War veteran Sergeant Brian L. Gordon shows readers the constant challenges soldiers face on the ground in the Middle East. Serving first in 2003, Gordon drives a truck delivering bulk fuel and must regularly dodge rocket-propelled grenades and IEDs. His unit also takes on heavy firefights and rocket launcher attacks while manning the water point at the Euphrates River. Though his division is eventually investigated for conspiracy to sabotage their own vehicles (in order to remain safely back at base), Gordon bravely serves a second tour in 2004 with a new unit, this time delivering tanks and artillery in and out of northern Iraq. This assignment will test him and his comrades to their limits when a mission turns into a twenty-one-day hostage situation at Baghdad International Airport. B.I.A.P.: Baghdad International Airport gives readers the opportunity to experience the life of a combat soldier struggling with PTSD, striving to serve his country and protect the lives of his comrades. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Michael Karl Orenstein. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/104360/bk_acx0_104360_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
There is evidence in the news almost every day: territorial disputes in the South China Sea, China´s ongoing military buildup, cyber-attacks on the US government. It´s this century´s cold war...until it turns hot. A CIA operative in Shanghai sends a message to Langley, and then goes missing. An inner-circle of Chinese government officials has set in motion plans to do the unthinkable - to invade the United States of America. Lena Chou is one of the few US officials who knows the truth. Now, in order to covertly plan the US defense, Lena must put together a Red Cell, a group of experts who will plan how China could best attack it. David Manning is one of those experts. But as the group creates a blueprint for war with China, he suspects that not every person among them is planning for America to win.... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Michael Pauley. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/046841/bk_acx0_046841_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.