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Coach's Challenge By Mike Gottfried

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Coach's Challenge By Mike Gottfried
Coach Mike Gottfried's professional life took him from college football coach to TV sports analyst. As you read stories of great momeNts in football, you'll feel like you're in the press box with Coach. Coach's desires to also score big in his personal life led him to found an organization to help fatherless boys. He encourages you to leave a legacy worthy of scoring those extra points in life. .

Trouble in Paradise By Franklin W. Dixon

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Trouble in Paradise By Franklin W. Dixon
A mission for ATAC has Frank and Joe Hardy traveling the world.The teenage son of a prominent mid-eastern diplomat has gone missing on the Caribbean island of St. John, and the boys takE off to find him. Turns out he's been kidnapped by a group involved in a scheme to rob a sunken Spanish galleon of its treasures and sell them on the black market. Frank and Joe search high and low--fighting thugs and sharks--for clues. When the Hardys finally find their quarry, there's another problem --he turns out to be the mastermind of the ring, not its victim!

Elizabeth Taylor's Nibbles and Me By Elizabeth Taylor

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Elizabeth Taylor's Nibbles and Me By Elizabeth Taylor
In 1946, Elizabeth Taylor -- then fourteen and a major star at MGM -- published a book about her pet chipmunk, Nibbles. With wit, charm, and remarkable skill, she related the adventures and mishaps of her high-spirited frIend. She and Nibbles were virtually inseparable during the shooting of National Velvet and other films; in fact the chipmunk almost got to appear in Courage of Lassie -- but he was so well behaved that he didn't look real, and his scene was cut! Recounted here are such stories as the happiest birthday of her life, when she was given King Charles, the horse who was called The Pi in National Velvet, because only Elizabeth could ride him. .

Sail of Stone By Åke Edwardson

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Sail of Stone By Åke Edwardson
A brother and sister believe that their father has gone missing. They think he may have traveled in search of his father, who was presumed lost decades ago in World War II. Meanwhile, there are reports that a woman is being abused, but she can?t be found and her family won?t tell the police where she is. Two missing people and two very different families combine in this dynamic and suspenseful mystery by the Swedish master Åke Edwardson. Gothenburg?s Chief Inspector Erik Winter travels to Scotland in search of the missing man, aided there by an old friend from Scotland Yard. Back in Gothenburg, Afro-Swedish detective Aneta Djanali discovers how badly someone doesn?t want her to find the missing woman when she herself is threatened. Sail of Stone is a brilliantly perceptive character study, acutely observed and skillfully written with an unerring sense of pace.

Tomorrow's God By Neale Donald Walsch

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Tomorrow's God By Neale Donald Walsch
Something extraordinary is about to happen on this planet. Humanity is about to create a new form of spirituality. This New Spirituality will allow humans to express their natural impulse toward the Divine without making one another wrong for the way in which they are doing it, and without killing one another in the name of it. When the New SPirituality is embraced by humanity, it will, of course, change everything. And that is exactly what is needed now. This book contains an astonishing prediction. And that prediction comes from an astonishing source. Author Neale Donald Walsch says it comes directly from God. Whether you believe that or not, you will find it difficult not to be swept up in the startling and profound vision of our near future contained here. Tomorrow's God says, point-blank, that humanity will soon re-create its experience of God in such a way that our experience of one another will be healed at last. You may agree or d…

Bewitch a Man By Fiona Horne

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Bewitch a Man By Fiona Horne
Whose relationship -- or lack of one -- couldn't use a little magic now and then? Sometimes Cupid needs a kick in the pants. for every woman tired of waiting for the right man to come along, Bewitch a MAn is a fun, empowering manual that shows how to conjure him up fast. Real-life witch Fiona Horne offers effective, easy-to-master spells, charms, and magical know-how so you too can: ? be irresistible to the man of your dreams ? bring a straying lover back to the fold ? ward off a potential rival ? fire up his libido and keep a relationship sizzling ? and yes, hex the jerks who truly deserve it. .

How to Be Funny By Jon Macks

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How to Be Funny By Jon Macks
An invaluable guide on how to "lighten up" from a distinguished pro who has provided laughs for JAY LENO, BILLY CRYSTAL, STEVE MARTIN, ROBIN WILLIAMS, BRAD GARRETT, WHOOPI GOLDBERG, AND MANY MORE.Who hasn't wished for the perfect withering comeback line, a clever tension-breaking quip, or a winning flirtatious remark? Being funny is hard work and not everyone is a natural. How to Be Funny is a witty guide that teaches readers precisely how to be funnier in everyday life. It's a must-read for anyone who has to sPeak in public, be engaging and funny at work or at play, or who hopes to one day go out on a date.Jon Macks, a comedy writer for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, the Academy Awards, the Emmy Awards, Hollywood Squares, and the nation's top comedians, politicians, and corporate leaders, knows his funny business. Here he demystifies the process of making people laugh, breaks down the basic building blocks and types of humor -- which…

Run For Your Life By Andrea Kane

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Run For Your Life By Andrea Kane
Bestselling author Andrea Kane delivers a pulsating blend of corruption, seduction, and bone-chilling suspense in one of the most sensational blockbuster thrillers of the year. From its opening scene to its shattering climax, the dark undercurrents of murder and love entwine in her most powerful and edgy novel yet. Manhattan attorney Victoria Kensington is deeply alarmed when she runs into her sister, Audrey, in Central Park -- Clad in a hospital gown and fleeing from unknown pursuers. As Audrey collapses at her feet, warning about danger, Victoria rushes for help. When she returns, Audrey has vanished from sight. Despite threats against her life, Victoria vows to discover her sister's whereabouts. She works alone until the only man she ever loved, Zachary Hamilton, suddenly appears in New York. Assigned to investigate a worldwide drug syndicate, he suspects it may tie in to Audrey's disappearance. Together, Victoria and Zach race against the cl…

The Memory Quilt By T.D. Jakes

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The Memory Quilt By T.D. Jakes
A NEW HOLIDAY CLASSIC FROM NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR AND BELOVED SPIRITUAL LEADER T.D. JAKES The Memory Quilt Bishop Jakes weaves inspirational life lessons into this tender and touching tale, a thoughtful reflection on our actions throughout the giving season and all year-round. Is there room in your heart? Lela Edwards wants nothing more than to spend the holidays with her family. But her husband of fifty years passed away recently, her daughters live far from tHeir old Chicago neighborhood, and her granddaughter, Darcie, is avoiding her grandmother for fear Lela will judge her decision to get a divorce. Irritated and lonely, Lela concentrates on the lessons of the Virgin Mary with her Bible study group and begins to piece together an unfinished quilt she set aside long ago. The cold winter brings some unexpected rough patches for Lela and her loved ones. The closer she examines the Scriptures, the more she realizes how quick she is to find faul…

The Uncrowned Queen By Posie Graeme-Evans

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The Uncrowned Queen By Posie Graeme-Evans
The thrilling climax to the trilogy that began with The Innocent and The Exiled brings Posie Graeme-Evans's bittersweet story of two lovers divided by the throne of England to its dramatic conclusion. As England tears itself apart in the War of the Roses, Anne de Bohun lives far from the intrigues of cities and courts. Once King Edward IV's mistress, Anne has found safety with tHeir son in Brugge. But now Edward himself is a hunted fugitive, and Anne's real father, King Henry VI, rules again from Westminster. Summoned by an enigmatic message from her lover, Anne is drawn once more to the passion, the excitement, and the deadly danger that Edward brings into her life. But now, the girl who was once a penniless servant has a child to protect and an inheritance to defend. Can she let her love for Edward threaten everything she has? Or will she need his help to protect her from the powerful enemy who means to destroy her? Boasting an …

Rehnquist By Herman Obermayer

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Rehnquist By Herman Obermayer
"This book is a final act of posthumous loyalty. Without it, history will have an incomplete -- and I believe unbalanced -- picture of the remarkable man who was the sixteenth chief justice of the United States, a man I was proud to call my friend." ? ? ? The impact of Chief Justice William Rehnquist -- who served as a Supreme Court justice for a third of a century and headed the federal judiciary under four presidents -- cannot be overstated. His dissenting opinion in Roe v. Wade, and his strongly stated positions on issues as various as freedom of the press, school praYer, and civil rights, would guarantee his memory on their own. Chiefly, though, William Rehnquist will always be remembered for his highly visible role in two of the most important and contentious political events of recent American history: the impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton in 1999 and the Supreme Court's decision that made George W. Bush the victor in the pre…

Heart of the Beast By Joyce Weatherford

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Heart of the Beast By Joyce Weatherford
In her remarkable debut, Joyce Weatherford writes with raw power, muscular beauty, and firsthand experience about life in the twentieth-century American West. Bringing us to the golden plains of northeast Oregon, Joyce Weatherford presents the saga of the Steele family -- a family built not on love but on farming. Twenty-eight-year-old Iris Steele has inherited the 150-year-old family ranch and all the debt that goes with it -- a legacy, all in all, she is not certain she wants. It is the ranch where Iris has spent her life, where she grew up herding cattle and harvesting wheat, and where her brother and her father both died. It is also, it turns out, the land once owned by the Nez Perce Indian tribe, and suddenly the modern Nez Perce are suing to reclaim what they say is rightfully theirs. To save the ranch, Iris must spend months untangling generations of family history tO understand the land's legitimate ownership -- a process that unear…

The Writing on the Wall By Will Hutton

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The Writing on the Wall By Will Hutton
The prevailing view of China is that the country is an economic juggernaut sure to become the dominant power of the twenty-first century. In this provocative and stimulating book critically acclaimed author Will Hutton warns instead that China is running up against a set of daunting challenges from within its own political and economic system that could well derail its rise, leading to a massive shock to the global economy. The United States, he argues, must recognize that it has a vital stake in working to assure this doesn't happen, for if China's political liberalization and economic growth collapse, the United States will suffer crippling consequences. In today's highly globalized world economy, so much of the economic health of the United States -- our low inflation, high profits, and cheap credit -- rests upon China's econoMic growth and its massive investment in the United States. A great deal has been said about the econom…

Home Sweet Drama By Jessica Burkhart

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Home Sweet Drama By Jessica Burkhart
In Home Sweet Drama, if the girls have learned anything, it?s that only the strong survive at Canterwood CresT Academy. And Heather Fox is strong. After all, she?s the last Queen Bee left standing. But Sasha Silver has more than proven that she?s worthy competition?in and out of the arena. Is there a new Queen in the making?

Identity Revealed By Carolyn Keene

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Identity Revealed By Carolyn Keene
IDENTITY REVEALED My online sleuthing has led my friends and me down the Internet rabbit hole. After joining BetterLife, an online community, to try to stop a case of cyberbullying from the inside, the bullies turned on me. And now I'm close to revealing their true identities in real, off-line life. All the clues I've found have pointed me in one direction, but is it a false trail? Before I can expose the madmen behind the mayhem, I need to be absolutely sure that they're the ones wreaking havoc all over BetterLife. But how can I be sure when nothing on the Internet is as it seems? Catching this crook might be more difficult than even I anticipated!

Birds of a Lesser Paradise By Megan Mayhew Bergman

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Birds of a Lesser Paradise By Megan Mayhew Bergman
Exploring the way our choices and relationships are shaped by the menace and beauty of the natural world, Megan Mayhew Bergman?s powerful and heartwarming collection captures the surprising moments when the pull of our biology becomes evident, when love or fear collides with good sense, or when our attachment to an animal or wild place can?t bE denied. In ?Housewifely Arts,? a single mother and her son drive hours to track down an African gray parrot that can mimic her deceased mother?s voice. A population-control activist faces the conflict between her loyalty to the environment and her maternal desire in ?Yesterday?s Whales.? And in the title story, a lonely naturalist allows an attractive stranger to lead her and her aging father on a hunt for an elusive woodpecker. As intelligent as they are moving, the stories in Birds of a Lesser Paradise are alive with emotion, wit, and insight into the impressive power that nature has over all …

Attack the Geek By Michael R. Underwood

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Attack the Geek By Michael R. Underwood
A side-quest novella in the bestselling Geekomancy urban fantasy series?when D&D-style adventures go from the tabletop to real life, look out!Ree Reyes, urban fantasista and Geekomancer extraordinaire, is working her regular drink-slinger shift at Grognard?s bar-and-gaming salon when everything goes wrong. The assorted magic wielders of the city?s underground have come To test their battle skills via RPGs like D&D, V:TES, White Wolf, and the like. All the usuals are there: her ex-mentor Eastwood, Drake (the man-out-of-time adventurer), and, of course, Grognard himself (her boss and a brewer of beer that act as magic potions). However, it?s the presence of these and other ?usuals? that makes all the trouble. For, a nemesis from Eastwood and Ree?s past decides to finally take her revenge not just on those two, but on every self-styled ?hero? in the city who happens to have crossed her at one point or another. When wave after wave of monster…

S/trek Trials And Tribble-ations By Diane Carey

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S/trek Trials And Tribble-ations By Diane Carey
Almost a century ago, Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the Starship Enterprise? first encountered the irresistible (and astonishingly prolific) life-form known as the Tribbles5, resulting in one of the most unususal adventures in the annals oF Starfleet. Now Captain Benjamin Sisko and the crew of the Defiant are transported back in time to that historic occasion, where Darvin, a devious Klingon spy, plots revenge against Captain Kirk. Using the seemingly harmless tibbles, Darvin attempts to destroy Kirk -- but for the misplaced residents of Deep Space Nine? saving the original Enterprise willbe nothing but ""tribble."" An exciting new novel based on the most mind-boggling STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE adventure of them all! .

Apricots on the Nile By Colette Rossant

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Apricots on the Nile By Colette Rossant
Cairo, 1937: French-born Colette Rossant is waiting out World War II among her fathers Egyptian-Jewish relatives. From the moment she arrives at her grandparents belle époque mansion by the Nile, the five-year-old Colette finds companionship and comfort among the other "outsiders" in her home away from home -- the cooks And servants in the kitchen. The chef, Ahmet, lets Colette taste the ful; she learns how to make sambusaks for her new friends; and she shops for semits and other treats in the Khan-al-Khalili market. Colette is beginning to understand how her familys culture is linked to the kitchen...and soon she will claim Egypts food, landscape, and people as her own. Apricots on the Nile is a loving testament to Colettes adopted homeland. With dozens of original recipes and family photographs, Colettes coming-of-age memoir is a splendid exploration of old Cairo in all its flavor, variety, and wide-eyed wonder

The Company of Shadows By Ruth Newman

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The Company of Shadows By Ruth Newman
Flicking through her friends holiday snaps, Kate Benson receives a sudden shock. For there in the background is her husband, Charlie. Dark hair, blue eyes, familiar smile: theres no mistaking him. But thats impossible. Because Charlie died exactly a year ago. Determined to track down the man in the photograph, Kate follows the trail from Miami to Sicily, where her husband drowned in mysterious circumstances. But when she discovers serious discrepancies in the original investigation, Kate starts to question whether she ever really knew the man she loved so much. Was Charlie murdered? Was their marriage as perfect as Kate remembers? Who are the people following her? Who can she trust? And is Kate herself to be trusted? Because there are secrets in her past too .

This Is Herman Cain! By Herman Cain

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This Is Herman Cain! By Herman Cain
When Herman Cain speaks, people listen. When he debates, he wins. If you care about the future of America, you have heard of the down-to-earth political newcomer running for president, the straight-talking man of the people with blunt assessments of what America needs. Originally overlooked by mainstream politicos and media, Herman Cain is truly a candidate from ?outside the Beltway,? but no longer one who is being ignored. BUT WHO IS HE? While Herman Cain has been the host of a popular conservative Atlanta-area radio talk show called The Herman Cain Show, a different name originally captured American interest. As CEO, Herman Cain transformed Godfather?s Pizza from a company teetering on the verge of bankruptcy into a household word. Cain?as those with an interest in commonsense solutions to political problems will remember?is also famoUs for using the language and logic of everyday business to expose the fallacies inherent in Clinton assumptions abo…

Star Trek:The Next Generation: Tales of the Dominion War By Keith R. A. DeCandido

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Star Trek:The Next Generation: Tales of the Dominion War By Keith R. A. DeCandido
For two seasons, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine® chronicled the intense struggle of the Federation, fighting alongside the Klingons and the Romulans against the overwhelming forces of the Dominion in some of the most exciting hours of television ever produced. Now, for the first time, see how the Dominion War affected the entirety of the Star Trek universe. From the heart of the Federation to the bridge of the Starship Enterprise?. From the front lines of Klingon? space to the darkest recesses of the Romulan Empire. From the heroic members of the Starfleet Corps of Engineers to the former crew of the U.S.S. Stargazer. From the edge of the New Frontier to the corridors of station Deep Space 9?. Some of the finest Star Trek novelists have been gathered to provide a dozen new tales from this seminal period in galactic history. Heroes from three generations -- Sisko, Picard, Spock, Kira, Calhoun, Klag, McCoy, G…

Leadership Mastery By Dale Carnegie Training

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Leadership Mastery By Dale Carnegie Training
In a world quickly becoming more virtual, human relations skills are being lost -- along with the skill of leadership. There is a vacuum of leadership in many of our major institutions: government, education, business, religion, the arts. This crisis has arisen in part because many of those institutions have been reinvented with the technological revolution we are experiencing. Scientific progress in general, and technological progress in particular, has been seen as a solUtion to many of our problems, and technology can distribute the answers to those problems far more quickly and efficiently across the globe. But in the midst of this technological boom, people are becoming isolated from each other. What's needed is a new type of leader -- one who can inspire and motivate others in the new virtual world while never losing sight of the timeless leadership principles. In this book, readers can learn all the secrets of leadership mastery: …

Body Bizarre, Body Beautiful By Nan McNab

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Body Bizarre, Body Beautiful By Nan McNab
Tattoos, body piercings, wild hairstyles -- people all over the world have been decorating and cHanging their bodies for as long as anyone can remember. Body Bizarre, Body Beautiful fills you in on the how, why, and when of what people have done in the past, and what they're doing now. .

In a Treacherous Court By Michelle Diener

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In a Treacherous Court By Michelle Diener
An unconventional woman. A deadly enemy. A clash of intrigue, deception, and desire. . . . 1525: Artist Susanna Horenbout is sent from Belgium to be Henry VIII?s personal illuminator inside the royal palace. But her new homeland greets her with an attempt on her life, and the King?s most lethal courtier, John Parker, is charged with keeping her safe. As further attacKs are made, Susanna and Parker realize that she unknowingly carries the key to a bloody plot against the throne. For while Richard de la Pole amasses troops in France for a Yorkist invasion, a traitor prepares to trample the kingdom from within.Who is the mastermind? Why are men vying to kill the woman Parker protects with his life? With a motley gang of urchins, Susanna?s wits, and Parker?s fierce instincts, honed on the streets and in palace chambers, the two slash through deadly layers of deceit in a race against time. For in the court of Henry VIII, secrets are the last to die.…