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Into the Dreaming (with bonus material)

By Karen Marie Moning
  • ISBN Code: : 0345535235
  • Publisher : Delacorte Press
  • Pages : 272
  • Category : Fiction
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  • Book Compatibility : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Pdf : into-the-dreaming.pdf

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Between the Highlander and Fever worlds lies a place beyond imagining. This new edition of the novella contains more than 100 pages of bonus material, including: • a deleted scene from Kiss of the Highlander • a proposal for a never-published romance • an alternate opening version of The Dark Highlander • a sneak peek at art from the upcoming graphic novel Fever Moon For the first time in hardcover, here is #1 New York Times bestselling author Karen Marie Moning’s novella Into the Dreaming, a tale of Highland fantasy, star-crossed lovers, and the timeless manipulation of the ancient, immortal Unseelie king. This is Moning at her romantic, funniest finest. Free him from his ice-borne hell . . . Stolen from his beloved home in the Highlands of Scotland, imprisoned in the Unseelie king’s dark, frosty kingdom, Aedan MacKinnon endured centuries of torture before becoming the icy, emotionless Vengeance, the dark king’s dispatcher of death and destruction in the mortal realm. And in his century you both may dwell . . . Aspiring romance novelist Jane Sillee has always believed that she was born in the wrong century, but she’s managed to make a decent enough life for herself—if only she could stop having those recurring dreams about a man too perfect to exist. In the Dreaming you have loved him . . . Haunted every night of her life by a devastatingly sexy Highlander who comes to her while she sleeps, Jane tries to write him out of her head and heart. As a child he protected her, as a woman he loves her. Now in the Waking you must save him . . . When an ancient tapestry bearing the likeness of her beloved Highlander arrives on her doorstep, Jane is whisked back in time to fifteenth-century Scotland, to the castle of Dun Haakon on the isle of Skye, where she is given one chance to save her dream lover . . . or lose him forever to the Unseelie king. Caught in a deadly game between the light and dark courts of the Fae, Jane must find a way through the ice to the heart of her Highander. But will the love of one mortal woman be enough to defeat such ancient and ruthless immortal enemies?

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Book Short Summary:

One man's story of his journey through spiritual uncertainty to a newfound understanding of his relationship to God. For those who have questioned their Christian faith, Robert Benson offers an account of his sojourn in a season of trouble and his journey back to God. In this spiritual self-portrait, Benson's experiences--battling depression and re-examining the deep Christian faith in which he has been immersed since childhood--become poignant testament of one believer's struggle with the mysteries of faith's road.

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  • Pdf File: the-dreaming-treasure.pdf

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A young couple travels by car around a lake in Marshland, within the Portobello coast. The tour they perform brings them several memoirs about an ancient treasure, supposedly brought there by the Normans when founding a colony in Murtoyland, a small town on the edge of lake Avia. The treasure hunt begins guided by some old maps the protagonists carry with them. Although, will they ever reach such a treasure? During my life as a student, I lived in a shared house – a cottage with doors and windows all the time very well maintained and painted, in a street by the High School. The Landlady outstanding for her waxed floor, and, alas!, if her guests or even her children, put at shoe or a toe, out of carpets inside ways! To reach our rooms, we had to endeavour through a narrow corridor with access to a staircase, covered by a red plastic carpet. Our rooms were a sort of tiny little closets which walls leaned to some divans, tables and chairs. At the top of the stairs, in between rooms, the common wardrobe. By noon, we stood at the school's gate, shaking our heads, nodding, looking at the sad marks obtained in the tests assessed and delivered by our teachers – or cogitating about having been invited during lesson to approach the blackboard. Beautiful object was, no doubt, that black-heavy-slate attached to the wall, looking moreover like a sad night rather than an object made of stone. It was a sort of consolation prize after the small framed slate that we carried along with manuals in Primary School: instead of transporting it, we were, thereby it, carried on during lessons. After school, by noon, I went home for lunch where I could immediately feel the habitual chickpea-soup-ill-fated smell. Sitting at the table, eating the bloody chickpea-soup and listening to the news, as Radio Renaissance was all the time tuned up throughout the building. Portobello's news service was usually concerned, about events that just happened to occur abroad. This was followed by a comedy of the preference of our hostess, a woman of dried breasts and feelings who boasted her guests to be anaphylaxis, well treated, very clean and tidy. We were a sort of pets, entrusted by our stupid mums to others of the same resemblance, who, in turn, entrusted us to our teachers. Our readings and hobbies contained affinities to some techniques used in treasure discovery and excavations, so, as to operate on firm land and underwater, such as the use of diving technique using bottled oxygen and mask. In my Grammar School year 8, by remarkable coincidence, the nine subjects that comprised the curriculum for that year, were ministered by nine different young female teachers. In the awakening of sexuality, spending the whole day listening to beautiful, well dressed masters, chattering about numeracy and literacy was, indeed, very exciting. Staring all day turning our eyes to the knees of some less prudish young governesses, or to be lucky enough to glimpse

The Dreaming Sex

By Mike Ashley
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  • Publisher : Peter Owen Publishers
  • Book Code : 0720614074
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 525
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Rare jewels of Victorian fiction highlight the fantastic contributions made by women writers in the early development of science fictionA selection of early science fiction short stories by women are collected here, along with an introduction exploring the contributions women made in the early development of the field—in particular the different perspectives they cast on the wonders or fears that technological and scientific advances may bring. The contributions of women to the history of science fiction and to the genre's development has been sorely overlooked. Frankenstein, generally reckoned as the first true work of science fiction, was by Mary Shelley, and one of the first utopian works written in America was also by a woman, Mary Griffith. A companion volume to his acclaimed The Darker Sex, Mike Ashley's latest collection is more essential reading by such female writers as Mary Shelley, Clare Winger Harris, Adeline Knapp, and many others.

The Ghoul King

By Guy Haley
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  • Book Code : 146689198X
  • Total of Pages : 178
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 169
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Quinn returns in THE GHOUL KING, another story of the Dreaming Cities by Guy Haley. The Knight, Quinn, is down on his luck, and he travels to the very edge of the civilized world – whatever that means, any more – to restock his small but essential inventory. After fighting a series of gladiatorial bouts against the dead, he finds himself in the employ of a woman on a quest to find the secret to repairing her semi-functional robot. But the technological secret it guards may be one truth too many... "Fans of dark secrets and postapocalyptic adventure will be eager for the next chapter in Quinn’s story."--Publishers Weekly At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

In the Dreaming

By William Dickey
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  • Publisher : University of Arkansas Press
  • Book Code : 9781557282859
  • Total of Pages : 106
  • Category : Poetry
  • Members : 305
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Dickey sees the surprising kinships that tie the odd parts of our world together, and reveals them so quietly and naturally, as metaphors direct or implied, that it almost seems everyone talks this way:. I have spent the whole day, or is it/twenty years,/building up with you this conclusion,/that totters/over our heads.

Light from the Dreaming Spires

By Kenneth J. Barnes
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  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Book Code : 153260551X
  • Total of Pages : 152
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 818
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Just as "generals are always fighting the last war" my experience as a chaplain at Oxford University has taught me that the church often "speaks to the last generation." The statistics provided by the Pew Research Center say it all. The people of Generation Y are less likely to go to church, believe in God, or identify themselves as "religious" than any previous generation, yet they still have a deep and abiding interest in "spiritual" things. If the church is going to reach this group of "seekers" with the Gospel of Jesus Christ, it will have to do it on their terms, speak their language, and understand their concerns. If we try to "fight the last war" with Generation Y, we will lose it. Instead, church leaders must seriously examine how we relate (or not) to Generation Y and change our tactics accordingly. This book is a reflection on my personal experience of ministry to Generation Y, combining pastoral care, mentoring, and "postmodern apologetics" in ways that are equally applicable to parochial, academic, and/or secular settings.

Indigenising Anthropology with Guattari and Deleuze

By Glowczewski Barbara Glowczewski
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  • Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
  • Book Code : 1474450326
  • Total of Pages : 456
  • Category : Aboriginal Australians
  • Members : 544
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This collection of essays charts the intellectual trajectory of Barbara Glowczewski, an anthropologist who has worked with the Warlpiri people of Australia since 1979. She shows that the ways Aboriginal people actualise virtualities of their Dreaming space-time into collective networks of ritualised places resonate with Guattarian and Deleuzian concepts. Inspired by the art and struggles of different Indigenous people and other discriminated groups, especially women, Glowczewski draws on her own conversations with Guattari, and her debates with various scholars to deliver an innovative agenda for radical anthropology.

The Gates of Night

By Keith Baker
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  • Publisher : Wizards of the Coast
  • Book Code : 0786956631
  • Total of Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 871
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A band of war-weary soldiers have uncovered a plot that may tear the very fabric of reality forever. To save their own lives and to prevent a long-banished race of monsters from unleashing an army of horrors upon the waking world, they must reach the very heart of Dal Quor. To stop the cataclysm in time, they must fight their way to .

Dreaming the Land

By Hans-Georg Ziebertz,International Academy of Practical Theology. Meeting
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  • Publisher : LIT Verlag Münster
  • Book Code : 9783825800826
  • Total of Pages : 221
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 408
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Dreaming the Land: Theologies of Resistance and Hope is a theme that testifies to the contextual nature of practical theology. This present volume contains a collection of essays with international contributions to practical theology. In their original form, these essays were presented at the seventh biennial conference of the International Academy of Practical Theology (IAPT) held at Brisbane/Australia in June 2005. The dreaming and the land are both concepts central to the thinking of the aboriginal peoples of Australia. The dreaming encompasses the creative and life-giving forces which govern and express the lifeworld of these same people, while the land is sacred space where the spirits of the ancestors of all human, plant, and animal life are represented. The theme is the common thread in the first part of the book. Here, the search for theologies of resistance and hope is related to experiences in the southern hemisphere, to issues of the land as a concept for practical theology, and to questions of human rights. Hans-Georg Ziebertz is professor at the University of Wuerzburg (Germany). Friedrich Schweitzer is professor at the University of Tubingen (Germany).

Symposium of the Whole

By Jerome Rothenberg,Diane Rothenberg
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  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Book Code : 0520966341
  • Total of Pages : 522
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 401
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Symposium of the Whole traces a discourse on poetry and culture that has profoundly influenced the art of our time, with precedents going back two centuries and more. Beginning with a reassertion of the complexity of poetry among peoples long labeled “primitive” and “savage,” many recent poets have sought to base a new poetics over the fullest range of human cultures. The attempt to define an ethnopoetics has been significantly connected with the most experimental and future-directed side of Romantic and modern poetry, both in the Western world and, increasingly, outside it. As a visionary poetics and as a politics, this complex redefinition of cultural and intellectual values has involved a rarely acknowledged collaboration between poets and scholars, who together have challenged the narrow view of literature that has excluded so many traditions. In this gathering, the Rothenbergs follow the idea of an ethnopoetics from predecessors such as Vico, Blake, Thoreau, and Tzara to more recent essays and manifestos by poets and social thinkers such as Olson, Eliade, Snyder, Turner, and Baraka. The themes range widely, from the divergence of oral and written cultures to the shaman as proto-poet and the reemergence of suppressed and rejected forms and images: the goddess, the trickster, and the “human universe.” The book’s three ethnographic sections demonstrate how various poetries are structured and composed, how they reflect meaning and worldview, and how they are performed in cultures where all art may be thought of as art-in-motion. Among the poetries discussed are the language of magic; West African drum language and poetry; the Huichol Indian language of reversals; chance operations in African divination poetry; picture-writings and action-writings from Australia and Africa; and American Indian sacred-clown dramas and traditional trickster narratives. The cumulative effect is a new reading of the poetic past and present—in the editors’ words, “a changed paradigm of what poetry was or now could come to be.”

The Fifth Essence - The Dreaming Galaxy

By Alejandro Jodorowsky,Moebius
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  • Publisher : Humanoids Inc
  • Book Code : 1594654395
  • Total of Pages : 47
  • Category : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Members : 748
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The Sci-Fi masterpiece by Moebius and Jodorowsky about the tribulations of the shabby detective John Difool as he searches for the precious and coveted Incal.

The Logical Alien

By Sofia Miguens
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  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Book Code : 0674242831
  • Total of Pages : 944
  • Category : Philosophy
  • Members : 848
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Is our logical form of thought merely one among many, or must it be the form of thought as such? From Kant to Wittgenstein, philosophers have wrestled with variants of this question. This volume brings together nine distinguished thinkers on the subject, including James Conant, author of the seminal paper “The Search for Logically Alien Thought.”

Denis Edwards in His Own Words

By ATF Press
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  • Publisher : ISD LLC
  • Book Code : 1925643360
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  • Category : Religion
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Denis Edwards was a theoloian concerned with the science and religion discourse and eco-theology. He died in March 2019. This book is a collection of his till now unpusblished talks and essays.

On the Toltec Path

By Ken Eagle Feather
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1591438837
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Members : 560
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An exploration of the teachings made popular by Carlos Castaneda • Offers accessible instructions for Toltec spiritual and mystical practices • Represents the conclusion of an 18-year learning task assigned by don Juan Matus • Includes a new preface for this 10th anniversary edition On the Toltec Path is an overview of the theory, discipline, and practice of the Toltec Way, a philosophy and heightened way of perceiving the world taught by the Indian seer don Juan Matus. As a philosophy, it is a method of inquiry using the Toltec three Rs: re-examination, re-interpretation, and re-formulation. As a way of perceiving the world, it offers sophisticated processes of managing perception through dreaming, visions, and learning to see the world as both ordinary and non-ordinary reality. By contrasting and balancing these two realities we are able to stand apart from both and pick and choose the best each has to offer. Learning how to become a true seer enables us to realize the purpose and meaning of our life. The works of Carlos Castaneda have long been among the best-known introductions for those who wish to study the Toltec Way. However, many who want to learn the practical and technical aspects of this path have found it difficult to discern the details of the techniques buried in Castaneda’s narrative. In this book Ken Eagle Feather provides a complete and accessible explanation of all the technical aspects of the Toltec spiritual and mystical practices. He offers a thorough exploration of Castaneda’s works and a verification of don Juan Matus’s teachings through his own 30 years of personal experiences and observations of the Toltec Way. On the Toltec Path serves as a practical guide to the Toltec Way and offers a valuable complement to the narrative works of Castaneda and other Toltec authors.