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Books About The Afterlife

  • Destiny awaits Bianca and Lucas . . . Bianca and Lucas have always believed they could endure anything to be together. When a twist of fate not only transforms Bianca into a wraith but also turns Lucas into a vampire?the very creature he spent his life hunting?they are left reeling. Haunted by his powerful need to kill, Lucas can turn to only one...

    Publisher : HarperCollins
    published : 2011
  • ?A haunting story that seamlessly blends the hard-boiled twists of cyberpunk with the noir flavor of a Southern Gothic thriller. Gritty and compelling?.Truly high octane stuff.? ?Marc Giller, author of Hammerjack Bladerunner meets Jim Butcher in Afterlife , a thrilling urban fantasy noir adventure set in an alternate world where everyone gets...

    Publisher : HarperCollins
    published : 2010
  • In† The Book, ¬†Alan Watts provides us with a much-needed answer to the problem of personal identity, distilling and adapting the Hindu philosophy of Vedanta. At the root of human conflict is our fundamental misunderstanding of who we are. The illusion that we are isolated beings, unconnected to the rest of the universe, has led us to view the ?outside?...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2011
  • "Eric Kester has written the kind of book I wish I had the courage and insight to write. His illuminations on everything from Larry Summers to the Harvard football team to cheating, tourists, and competitiveness are dead?on. His writing has also provided me with some of the best laugh?out?loud moments I've had in recent...

    Publisher : Sourcebooks
    published : 2012
  • The bounteous pleasures of married life have been endured by stoical, ingenious men and women for millennia. 'How to be Happy Though Married' is a compendium of their hard-won wisdom, offering advice for any conceivable conjugal conundrum, from the potential of a wife to wander (you might consider stealing her shoes, a la the Ancient Greeks) to the...

    Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
    published : 2013
  • To the hero of the title story of this collection, all of England has the glow of an afterlife: ?A miraculous lacquer lay upon everything, beading each roadside twig . . . each reed of thatch, each tiny daisy trembling in the grass.? All of these stories, each in its own way, partake of this glow, as life beyond middle age is explored and found to...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2009
  • For the thousands of people who loved To Heaven and Back , Heaven is for Real ,¬†and Proof of Heaven , a warm and detailed account of life between lives?and our lives to come ¬† What happens when someone dies? What does it feel like? What exactly is the light at the end of the tunnel? Is reincarnation real? And if so, do spirits have any influence...

    Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
    published : 2013
  • Is the near-death experience a defense mechanism of the brain or have people actually been on the threshold of another world? Colin Wilson assesses the evidence that includies mediumship, paranormal activity, spirit sightings, and spirit communications. Above all, he includes the striking case histories of people who claim to have "died, " and...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2011
  • Poverty is an educational issue because it affects children's physical, emotional, and cognitive development. Especially in current times, taken-for-granted ideas about poverty and poor children must be scrutinized and reconsidered. That is the goal of this book. Poverty and Schooling in the U.S.: Contexts and Consequences is in part a plea for...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2004
  • You'd think a knife in the ribs would be the end of things, but for Chuy, that's when his life at last gets interesting. He finally sees that people love him, faces the consequences of his actions, finds in himself compassion and bravery . . . and even stumbles on what may be true love. A funny, touching, and wholly original story by one of the...

    Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    published : 2003