John and Margaret Begbie are picnicking with their parents in the Black Forest when they are mysteriously spirited back through time into the Middle Ages. There they meet Mardian, one-time servant and closest friend of Duke Otho, ruler of the country. He tells them a terrible secret - he is under the enchantment of the evil sorcerer Almeric, and is forced to assume a wolfs shape every night.
an alternate cover edition can be found hereWhat can a respectable Regency miss do when kidnapped by a nobleman intent on marriage. Why, marry him, of course.Julia Frant has secretly loved Alec MacLean, the wild Viscount Hunterston from afar. So when he accidentally snatches her instead of her lovely, scheming cousin for an elopement to Gretna Green, Julia leaps at the chance to make her passionate dreams come true.Alecs in no position to quibble: if he doesnt marry by midnight and live scandal-free for a year, he loses his inheritance. At least marriage with do-gooder Julia will guarantee his fortune. But as his plain brown wren transforms herself into an elegant swan, Alec suddenly cant stay away from his last-minute wife--and when he kisses her, the inheritance is the last thing on his mind.
In her critically acclaimed Leaving Church (a beautiful, absorbing memoir.—Dallas Morning News), Barbara Brown Taylor wrote about leaving full-time ministry to become a professor, a decision that stretched the boundaries of her faith. Now, in her stunning follow-up, An Altar in the World, she shares how she learned to encounter God beyond the walls of any church. From simple practices such as walking, working, and getting lost to deep meditations on topics like prayer and pronouncing blessings, Taylor reveals concrete ways to discover the sacred in the small things we do and see.
Ichigo, Lettuce, and Mint continue battling aliens while they search for the remaining two Mew Mews. Perfect for younger audiences and fans of series like Sailor Moon, this manga is cute without getting too dark (more on this below). Because this series is geared for young girls, it relies heavily on archetypes and cliches (magical girl, everyones personalities match their animals, etc.).