**HONORABLE MENTION IN THE 2014 HOLLYWOOD BOOK FESTIVAL** From IndieReader.com review: "CRYO-MAN is an interesting look at a future where robots and humans battle for survival in the aftermath of a great war. Niko’s adventures through this wasteland to recover his lost memories set the stage for an unusual look at life after an apocalypse. The world of CRYO-MAN is rich with detail and ripe for a series." Nikolas Edwards has a lone memory: he follows his young son around their house, playing and laughing, as any normal father would with his boy. But Nikolas is very sick and the memory ends with his death, though not before he has his son make a very important phone call... When Nikolas awakens next, he is no longer the man he used to be and no longer lives in the world he once knew.
He has changed dramatically, more than he imagined a human possiby could. Cryonics has given him a second chance at life, but it has taken away nearly every memory he once knew, leaving only the final moment before his human death. But the thought of his son remains, tethering him to a past he desperately wants to remember. Though the world is no longer controlled by humans, he sets off to learn about his family by any means necessary, even though what he's become makes him an enemy to all. OTHER WORKS BY THE AUTHOR CRYO-MAN SERIES BOOK ONE - CRYO-MAN BOOK TWO - ROBOTROPOLIS BOOK THREE - DEARBORN BOOK FOUR - BEYOND RIVER CITY (final book in series) LIFE, INC. COMET CLEMENT SERIES KEEPER OF THE WATER SERIES FLEA'S FIVE CHRISTMASES
The Attuned: A Moon Cycle Deck features 28 cards of unique goddess art, inspired by feminine archetypes from Indian, European, African and Native American cultures. For centuries, humans have attuned ourselves to the skies in search of meaning.
In ancient Goddess centered cultures, women's connection to the moon was honoured in ceremony and in daily practice of moon observation and worship. While modern culture has subverted the Goddess, that ancient connection still thrives in our bodies and our spirits. We still bleed, grow, and feel by the light of the moon. The Attuned Deck is intended to rekindle our awareness of the celestial cycles that influence us, and provide insight into the sacred feminine energy of this planet that lives inside us all. From the Publisher : Each Attuned deck comes with a guidebook designed to work with the cards as a divination tool, providing affirmations and inspiration for each day of the lunar cycle.
Produced on Salt Spring Island, BC, the Attuned deck is a work of art with fine detailing and beautiful printing and packaging.
Cards are 4x6 " in size and feature full coloured art reproductions. Cards are framed in semi-precious stone colours and are watermarked with a lotus moon symbol on the reverse. Sets come in a unique, handmade aromatic cedar box for safe keeping. 28 Cards, 16 page booklet. From the Author: I live in nature and am saturated with colours; azure waters, crimson peonies, the many layers of green in the hills and forests surrounding my island home. Like a poet who dines on words, I drink in the spirits of these colours and pour them out onto my canvasses. I consider painting to be a dance. The curves of a woman's body, to me, are a joyous subject to draw. Just as each one of us contains a shard of the goddess, so does each image I create contain a sliver of the divine. I paint what I want to manifest in the world; serenity, joy, satisfaction. I pray that these images will bring light into the world and into your life. The making of the Attuned deck has been a seven year journey. Each image began its life as a tiny spark of insight, which grew into a large format oil pastel drawing. My work has won awards and been shown internationally; this is the first time it is being offered in reproductions for you to enjoy.
About the Author : Andrea Palframan is a painter and wordsmith who lives on Salt Spring Island, BC. She studied painting and mixed media at the Kootenay School of the Arts and did a graduate study in graphic design at Emily Carr College of Art and Design. She owns a small gallery near Ganges, BC and can be found at the famous Salt Spring Island Saturday Market.
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最近、会長の視線が気になるんですけど……。 そんなさなかの、わくわく北海道修学旅行編! 二人きりのお泊まりに、 会長と平山さんの中が急接近……!?(するの!?) 隣の席から始まる楽しい下僕ライフ、 山アリ谷アリ・でも大団円の最終巻!
Alain Mabanckou revisite en profondeur un certain nombre de lieux fondateurs de la littérature et de la culture africaines, avec amour, humour et dérision. Parodiant librement une légende populaire selon laquelle chaque être humain possède son double animal, il nous livre dans ce récit l'histoire d'un étonnant porc-épic, chargé par son alter ego humain, un certain Kibandi, d'accomplir à l'aide de ses redoutables piquants toute une série de meurtres rocambolesques. Malheur aux villageois qui se retrouvent sur la route de Kibandi, car son ami porc-épic est prêt à tout pour satisfaire la folie sanguinaire de son "maître" ! En détournant avec brio et malice les codes narratifs de la fable, Alain Mabanckou renouvelle les formes traditionnelles du conte africain dans un récit truculent et picaresque où se retrouvent l'art de l'ironie et la verve inventive qui font de lui une des voix majeures de la littérature francophone actuelle.