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Find It in the Bible for Women By Bob Phillips

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Find It in the Bible for Women By Bob Phillips
FANTASTIC, FAITH-BUILDING, FUN FACTS FROM THE BIBLE Did you know the Bible contains stories about 107 nameless women, as well as 26 teachings on how to live forever? How would you like to know where to find 61 different encouragements specifically designed to help you tackle a problem? Find It in the Bible for Women is a fun, quick reference guide intended to expand your knowledge of the Bible and to offer practical, workable guidance for your life. You'll even find a list of 161 Who's Who Women. Filled with Scripture references, this book is a simple, easy-to-use resource for women of all ages. Read through the pages of this book and be encouraged, inspired, and intrigued. From Bad Hair Days and Bible Blessings to Help for Worrywarts and a Healthy Self-Image, you'll find it in the Bible -- inspiration, hope, answers, and a whole lot of fun.

The Queen?s Fool By Philippa Gregory

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The Queen?s Fool By Philippa Gregory

What To Expect The 1st Year [rev Edition] By Heidi Murkoff

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What To Expect The 1st Year [rev Edition] By Heidi Murkoff
With over 7 million copies sold worldwide, WHAT TO EXPECT THE 1st YEAR is one of the world's bestselling books on infant care - and it has now been updated and revised throughout by Heidi Murkoff. This comprehensive and practical month-by-month guide clearly explains everything parents need to know - or might be worrying about - in the first year with a new baby. The book covers monthly growtH and development, feeding for every age and stage, and sleep strategies that really work. It is filled with the most practical tips (how to give a bath, decode your baby's crying, what to buy for baby, and when to return to work) and the most up-to-date medical advice (the latest on vaccines, vitamins, illnesses, SIDS, safety, and more). Featuring dozens of Q&A sections, as well as a first-aid guide and charts on monthly growth and development, feeding and sleeping habits, this is the only book on infant care to address both th…

Sarah's Ground By Ann Rinaldi

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Sarah's Ground By Ann Rinaldi
All my life I have done what myfamily wanted. I have performedand made them happy. Until now.Now I have broken out on my ownSarah Tracy has spent her entire life under constant supervision, always under the thumb of one older sibling or another. Now, at eighteen it's time for her to get married, so she is sent to dinner parties, plays, teas, soirees, talks, and chaperoned walks -- always accompanied, always watched.Sarah's tired of it -- tired of being shipped around, tired of being reminded that it's Time to find a suitable husband. She knows that a husband is definitely not what she wants. But the year is 1861 and it's not proper for girls of Sarah's age to be single or independent.Then Sarah sees an advertisement looking for a young woman to oversee Mount Vernon, the beloved, though now dilapidated, family home of George Washington. Intent on securing the position, she lies to her family and her potential employer, and she become…

Girl Wars By Cheryl Dellasega

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Girl Wars By Cheryl Dellasega
The only book with a program that is proven to solve the problem of female bullying, a controversial issue first exposed in the bestselling Reviving Ophelia.Stop the Hurting Mary Pipher's bestselling Reviving Ophelia triggered widespread interest in the culture of preteen and teenage girls and the seeming epidemic of relational aggression (bullying) among them. Gossip, teasing, forming cliques, and other cruel behaviors are the basis of this bullying, which harms both victIm and aggressor. Until now, no one has been able to offer practical and effective solutions that stop girls from hurting each other with words and actions. But in Girl Wars, two experts explain not only how to prevent such behavior but also how to intervene should it happen, as well as overcome the culture that breeds it.Illustrated by compelling true stories from mothers and girls, the authors offer effective, easy-to-implement strategies that range from preventive to prescriptive, …

Wicked By Debbie Viguie

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Wicked By Debbie Viguie
Holly Cathers and her twin cousins have just graduated from high school, and they're moving on toward their first semester of college. But no matter where they go, they will never be entirely free of their past. The three are descendants of a powerful coven of witches -- in constant daNger from a rival clan.Holly learns from a vision that Jer is still alive. As leader of the coven, she resolves to rescue him despite the fact that he is a member of the Deveraux clan and therefore her enemy. But her efforts are thwarted when her aunt reveals the nature of an ancient curse visited upon all Cathers witches. It becomes clear to Holly that the death of her parents was no accident, and a similar plague is sure to fall on anyone she grows close to. As her power strengthens, can Holly escape her destiny? And if her destiny includes Jer, does she want to?

The Secret of Joy By Melissa Senate

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The Secret of Joy By Melissa Senate
IS THE HALF SISTER THAT REBECCA STRAND HAS NEVER MET SHORT? TALL? RICH? POOR? PRETTY?FUNNY? MARRIED? LONELY? HAPPY?... Rebecca is about to find out. The New York City paralegal thought nothing could shake her life off its fast track -- which includes her handsome lawyer boyfriend and their extravagant condo. The shocking revelation that she even has a half sister comes from her dying father, in a hospital bed confession of a long-past summer affair...and now the dad she adores has one last wish: would Rebecca deliver a cache of letters he never sent to his other daughter, Joy Jayhawk, in a tiny coastal Maine town? But when Rebecca arrives in Wiscasset, with the life-changing letters stashed in a leather box, nothing goes as she imagined -- and Joy Jayhawk is less than thrilled to meet her. Joy already has her own life, her own family, and her own business: she runs a bus tour for singles, a matchmaking excursion that's brought lovers together, …

Flight By Elephant: The Untold Story of World War II?s Most Daring Jungle Rescue By Andrew Martin

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Flight By Elephant: The Untold Story of World War II?s Most Daring Jungle Rescue By Andrew Martin

The Good Fight By Walter Mondale

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The Good Fight By Walter Mondale
Former vice president Walter Mondale makes a passionate, timely argument for American liberalism in this revealing and momentous political memoir.For more than five decades in public life, Walter Mondale has played a leading role in America?s movement for social change?in civil rights, environmentalism, consumer protection, and women?s rights?and helped to forge the modern Democratic Party. In The Good Fight, Mondale traces his evolution from a young Minnesota attorney general, whose mentor was Senator Hubert H. Humphrey, into a U.S. senator himself. He was instrumental in pushing President Johnson?s Great Society legislation through Congress and battled for housing equality, against poverty and discrimination, and for more oversight of the FBI and CIA. Mondale?s years as a senator spanned the national turmoil of the Nixon administration; its ultimate self-destruction in the Watergate scandal wouLd change the course of his own political fortunes. Chosen…

Planned Short Term Treatment, 2nd Edition By Richard Wells

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Planned Short Term Treatment, 2nd Edition By Richard Wells
The first edition of Planned Short-Term Treatment established itself as an essential guide for social work and other clinical practitioners by showing them how, by limiting the duration and scope of treatment, they can help their clients solve the problems that bring them to therapy.In this revised edition, the author maintains this focus on social work pracTice while integrating several new approaches. He includes a new chapter on marital and family intervention, which clinically illustrates the practice applications of such theories as One-Person Family Therapy and the Relationship Enhancement approach to marital therapy. He also incorporates the new advances in the treatment of anxiety and depression through a discussion of both cognitive therapy and interpersonal psychotherapy, and includes new sections dealing with very brief psychotherapy (one to two sessions). Planned Short-Term Treatment, Second Edition, will be both an…

Something to Tell You By Hanif Kureishi

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Something to Tell You By Hanif Kureishi
THE STUNNINGLY ORIGINAL, ICONOCLASTIC, AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR OF THE BUDDHA OF SUBURBIA RETURNS WITH HIS FINEST, MOST EXUBERANT NOVEL. In the early 1980s Hanif Kureishi emerged as one of the most compelling new voices in film and fiction. His movies My Beautiful Laundrette and Sammy and Rosie Get Laid and his novel The Buddha of Suburbia captivated audiences and inspired other artists. In Something to Tell You, he travels back to those days of hedonism, activism and gloriouS creativity. And he explores the lives of that generation now, in a very different London. Jamal is middle-aged, though reluctant to admit it. He has an ex-wife, a son he adores, a thriving career as a psychoanalyst and vast reserves of unsatisfied desire. "Secrets are my currency," he says. "I deal in them for a living." And he has some of his own. He is haunted by Ajita, his first love, whom he hasn't seen in decades, and by an act of violence he ha…

The Pepperdogs By Bing West

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The Pepperdogs By Bing West
The Serbs behind them were preparing to attack, and in front of them lay open ground, flat and white as a shroud. We've run a hundred miles, Lang thought, to come up a football field short. When a fellow Marine is kidnapped, Captain Mark Lang and his recon team, the Pepperdogs, disobey orders and cross into snowbound Serbia to rescue him. A leader who can't quit, Lang is urged on by his team members. Five New York City reservists -- a trader, a fireman, an auto mechanic, a fitness trainer and a computer geek -- set out on an impossible odyssey. Superbly fit and equipped, they employ speed, ambuSh and the Internet to close in on their target. After a team member sends back e-mails describing their firefights, the Pepperdogs become front-page news. Once Weekend Warriors, by the end of their mission they are the most feared unit in Europe, fighting anyone who stands in their way. The press calls them "The Wild Bunch on technological steroids.&quo…

The House at Sugar Beach By Helene Cooper

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The House at Sugar Beach By Helene Cooper
Journalist Helene Cooper examines the violent past of her home country Liberia and the effects of its 1980 military coup in this deeply personal memoir and finalist for the 2008 National Book Critics Circle Award.Helene Cooper is ?Congo,? a descendant of two Liberian dynasties?traced back to the first ship of freemen that set sail from New York in 1820 to found Monrovia. Helene grew up at Sugar Beach, a twenty-two-room mansion by the sea. Her childhood was filled with servants, flashy cars, a villa in Spain, and a farmhouse up-country. It was also an African childhood, filled with knock foot games and hot pepper soup, heartmen and neegee. When Helene was eight, the Coopers took in a foster child?a common custom aMong the Liberian elite. Eunice, a Bassa girl, suddenly became known as ?Mrs. Cooper?s daughter.? For years the Cooper daughters?Helene, her sister Marlene, and Eunice?blissfully enjoyed the trappings of wealth and advantage. But Liberi…

Escaping into the Night By D. Dina Friedman

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Escaping into the Night By D. Dina Friedman
Halina Rudowski is on the run. When the Polish ghetto where she lives is evacuated, she narrowly escapes, but her mother is not as lucky. Along with her friend Batya, Halina makes her way to a secret encampment in the woods where Jews survive by liviNg underground. As the group struggles for food, handles infighting, and attempts to protect themselves from the advancing Germans, Halina must face the reality of life without her mother. Based on historical events, this gripping tale sheds light on a little-known aspect of the Holocaust: the underground forest encampments that saved several thousand Jews from the Nazis. In telling the story of one girl's survival, Escaping into the Night marks the arrival of a remarkable new voice in fiction.

Blood Bond By Sophie Littlefield

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Blood Bond By Sophie Littlefield
A fatal hazing accident thirteen years ago comes back to haunt the families involved in this first full-length novel featuring fan favorite detective Joe Bashir. Sexy Pakistani-American Detective Joe Bashir is called to a crime scene in the wealthy foothills of California, where politically ambitIous Bryce Engler?s dinner party is ruined when a guest?s body is found in a pool of blood. Two days later, Engler?s beautiful wife Gail lies dead at the foot of a cliff on nearby Mount Diablo.When Joe turns to Gail?s sister Marva for insight into the family history, he discovers that thirteen years earlier, Gail was responsible for the hazing death of a fellow co-ed. Her then-boyfriend engineered a cover-up that deflected blame onto another girl. As Joe searches out everyone who might still hold a murderous grudge, he realizes there was more to the Engler marriage than meets the eye?. .

Imaginary Men By Anjali Banerjee

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Imaginary Men By Anjali Banerjee
It seemed like a good idea at the time. Lina Ray has a knack for pairing up perfect couples as a professional matchmaker in San Francisco, but her well-meaning, highly traditional Indian family wants her to get married. When her Auntie Kiki introduces Lina to the bachelor from hell at her sister's wedding in India, Lina panics and blurts out, "I'm engaged!" Because what's the harm in a litTle lie? Who's sari now? Lina scrambles to find a real fiancé because Auntie Kiki will be coming to America soon to approve the match. But date after disastrous date gets her no closer to her prince -- until an actual prince arrives on her doorstep. Lina hasn't been able to stop fantasizing about traditional but dashing Raja Prasad since she met him in India. In fact, her imaginary fiancé has begun to resemble him! Now Raja is in San Francisco and wants Lina to find a suitable bride for his brother. Though they live oceans apart, Lina lo…

Staked By J. F. Lewis

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Staked By J. F. Lewis
UNREPENTANT. UNIMPRESSED. AND TOTALLY UNDEAD. Eric's got issues. He has short-term and long-term memory problems; he can't remember who he ate for dinner yesterday, much less how he became a vampire in the first place. His best friend, Roger, is souring on the strip club he and Eric own together. And his girlfriend, Tabitha, keeps pressuring him to turn her so she can join him in undeath. It's almost enough to put a Vlad off his appetite. Almost. Eric tries to solve one problem, only to create another: he turns Tabitha into a vampire, but finds that once he does, his desire for her fades -- and her younger sister, Rachel, sure is cute. And when he kills a werewolf in self-defense, things really get out of hand. Now a pack of born-again lycanthropes is out for holy retribution, while Tabitha and Rachel have their own agendas -- which may or may not include helping Eric stay in one piece. All Eric wants to do is run his strip club, drink a little bl…

Baggage Claim By David E. Talbert

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Baggage Claim By David E. Talbert
In this national bestseller and basis for the smash hit movie starring Paula Patton, Baggage Claim is the story of one woman who decides that she?s done flying solo.When her baby sister announces she?s getting married in thirty days, seXy but single flight attendant Montana Moore realizes that she?s soon to be the oldest?and only?unwed woman in her family. With the help of fellow flight attendants and a zany network of airline employees, Montana embarks on a thirty-day, thirty-thousand-mile expedition to charm a potential suitor into becoming her fiancé.Acclaimed author and director David E. Talbert welcomes you aboard a hilarious, witty, and charming tale where the final destination is the altar.

My Empire of Dirt By Manny Howard

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My Empire of Dirt By Manny Howard
For seven months, Manny Howard?a lifelong urbanite?woke up every morning and ventured into his eight-hundred-square-foot backyard to maintain the first farm in Flatbush, Brooklyn, in generations. His goal was simple: to subsist on what he could produce on this farm, and only this farm, for at least a month. The project came at a time in Manny?s life when he most needed it?even if his family, and especially his wife, seemingly did not. But a farmer?s life, he discovered?after a string of catastrophes, including a tornado, countless animal deaths (natural, accidental, and inflicted), and even a severed finger?is not an easy one. And it can be just as hard on those he shares it with. Manny?s James Beard Foundation Award?winning New York magazine coveR story?the impetus for this project?began as an assessment of the locavore movement. We now think more about what we eat than ever before, buying organic for our health and local for the environment, often ma…

Man Down By John E. Douglas

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Man Down By John E. Douglas
This time the chips are truly down for Hollywood Jake Donovan. A government scientist, Dr. William Rush, has been found dead in a North Carolina state park; he'd been doing sensitive research -- possibly a weapons project -- and he'd been brutally murdered. His colleague, Janice Callahan, is also missing...A crime of passion? Or a threat to national security? Jake Donovan -- down on his luck after being mysteriously yanked from the investigation of an assassination attempt on the First Lady -- and his Broken Wings team are assigned to the Case by their wealthy benefactor Mrs. De Vries, who also happens to be Janice Callahan's aunt. But it's not going to be easy for Jake. As he digs deeper into the mystery he is shot at, his car is blown up, and his fingerprints keep turning up where they shouldn't. His personal life is no picnic either: His Broken Wings colleague and girlfriend Katie leaves him for her ex-husband; his former wife has had…

In Double Jeopardy By Andrew Neiderman

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In Double Jeopardy By Andrew Neiderman
Dead Man Stalking Shy and reclusive medical student Elaine Ross is warned she might have trouble dating after her only sister is brutally murdered by her brother-in-law, Dirk Stoner. Dirk, a handsome golf pro and the son of a billionaire developer, was convicted and executed amid a media frenzy that rivaled the O.J. Simpson trial. So when Elaine is coerced out to a nightclub and is unsettled by the advances of Jonathan Lewis -- a man whose mannerisms and gestures eerily remind her of Dirk -- she refuses to succumb to her paranoid fears.But Elaine can't conceive of the twisted trail of bribes, blackmail, and murder that Dirk's billionaire father wove in an attempt to save his only son. She isn't aware that an FBI investigation linking the deaths of Dirk's prison doctor and a plastic surgeon has been inexplicably dropped. And Elaine has no way of knowing that the face in her nightmares is carrying a very real torch...for revenge.

Light By R. Kayeen Thomas

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Light By R. Kayeen Thomas
A collection of powerful short stories that dig deep into the realm of urban culture, and emerge with sucH intense and thought-provoking messages that they will leave the reader astounded. These stories take issues of race and urban culture and combine them to create fictional passages with real-life implications.

Soul of a Highlander By Melissa Mayhue

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Soul of a Highlander By Melissa Mayhue
Nine years ago, Faerie Magic saved Mairi MacKiernan at the cost of her dreams of happiness, snatching her from her life in 1272, and depositing her in the twenty-first century. Now, she must save the last Daughter of the MacKiernan family...who was murdered in 1295. Transported back in time at her rEquest, Mairi finds herself captured by the same evil men as before! Is this the price the Faerie Magic requires of her this time? Ramos Servans has dedicated his dreams to service as a Guardian, but when he discovers the evil unleashed on the Mortal Plain by his father and their people, he swears he will atone by ridding the world of Nuadian deceit. Part of his mission involves rescuing a lovely Highland lassie, and in the passion that grows between them, Ramos and Mairi find a new dream. But falling in love can be dangerous when Faerie Magic is involved. Dreams may not be the only cost....

The Next Time You See Me By Holly Goddard Jones

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The Next Time You See Me By Holly Goddard Jones
Hailed as ?an astoundingly good novel? by Gillian Flynn, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Gone Girl, and winner of the 2014 Kentucky Literary Award, The Next Time You See Me is a gripping tale of mystery, desperation, and redemption.When a small Southern town?s most fiery single woman is found dead in the woods, it?s not just her secrets tHat threaten to surface. There?s Ronnie?s sister, Susanna, a dutiful but dissatisfied schoolteacher, mother, and wife; Tony, a failed baseball star turned detective; Emily, a socially awkward thirteen-year-old with a dark secret; and Wyatt, a factory worker tormented by a past he can?t change and by a love he doesn?t think he deserves. Connected in ways they cannot begin to imagine, their stories converge in a violent climax that reveals not just the mystery of what happened to Ronnie, but all of their secret selves. Praised as ?immensely satisfying and skillful? by Kate Atkinson, author of New…

Inside Team Sky By David Walsh

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Inside Team Sky By David Walsh
After the victory of Bradley Wiggins and Team Sky in the 2012 Tour de France, the pressure was on the team to repeat their success in 2013. When Wiggins had to pull out of the defence of his yellow jersey, attention moved to Chris Froome, who had finished as runner-up the year before. Could he bring about back-to-back victories for the UK and for Team Sky? With team principal Sir Dave Brailsford at the helm, the levels of expectation were high. Nothing less than a win would do. Embedded within the team was top sportswriter David Walsh, who had been covering the sport for four decades. As the man who had done more than any other journalist to reveal the lies of Lance Armstrong, he has the reputation for exposing the dark secrets that cycling would want to keep hidden. His inside story, from how Team Sky prepared for the Tour de France through to Froome's emphatic victory, is supported by insights from all the key members of the team, and provides a def…