bible written in plain english Sometimes readers just want to know what happens next. William Marty presents the entire narrative of the Bible in chronological order from creation to the New Testament Church. The action moves smoothly from story to story without slowing down for law, poetry, prophecy, or instruction. The Whole Bible Story is perfect for new Christians looking to understand the overall flow of the Bible or seasoned believers wanting a refresher course.

bob gruen john lennon nyc I read this book when it first came out; did I neglect to review it, or did Goodreads eat my review. :/ Bob Gruen took those famous Lennon photos that launched a thousand t-shirts and posters: the NYC shirt, the Statue of Liberty/peace sign, the Walls & Bridges pic with all of the glasses, etc. Anyone with even the slightest interest in classic rock music has seen Gruen’s work, whether or not you are aware of it.

literacy helping students construct meaning 10th edition Everyone always seems to be talking about the end of the world—Y2K, the Mayan apocalypse, blood moon prophecies, nuclear war, killer robots, you name it. In Apocalypse Any Day Now, journalist Tea Krulos travels the country to try to puzzle out America’s obsession with the end of days. Along the way he meets doomsday preppers—people who stockpile supplies and learn survival skills—as well as religious prognosticators and climate scientists. He camps out with the Zombie Squad (who use a zombie apocalypse as a survival metaphor); tours the Survival Condos, a luxurious bunker built in an old Atlas missile silo; and attends Wasteland Weekend, where people party like the world has already ended.