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Winning American Mah Jongg Strategies: A Guide for the Novice Player
Following up on the success of her acclaimed book, A Beginner's Guide to American Mah Jongg , bestselling author Elaine Sandberg's new book offers novice players the advice they need to excel at the game of mah jongg. Winning American Mah Jongg Strategies: A Guide for the Novice Player is the strategy guidebook that provides beginners with the practical information they need to build hands, improve game-play skills, strategize, and win! This ...
Drums of Autumn (Outlander)
The magnificent saga continues.... It began in Scotland, at an ancient stone circle. There, a doorway, open to a select few, leads into the past—or the grave. Claire Randall survived the extraordinary passage, not once but twice. Her first trip swept her into the arms of Jamie Fraser, an eighteenth-century Scot whose love for her became legend—a tale of tragic passion that ended with her return to the present to bear his child. Her ...
Beginner's Guide to American Mah Jongg: How to Play the Game & Win
A Beginner's Guide to American Mah Jongg features color text to clearly show various hands and tiles. This affordable best selling book, A Beginner's Guide to American Mah Jongg , is the only available game strategy guide that is specifically geared toward American mah jongg and follows the official National Mah Jongg League rules. Offering first-time players an easy-to-follow guide to this complex game, A Beginner's Guide to American Mah ...
Medicinal Plants of North America: A Field Guide (Falcon Guides)
Globe Pequot Press
This exquisitely detailed full-color field guide, by biologist and herbal and medical plant expert Jim Meuninck, provides identification, practical information, and skills for the location of and use of medicinal plants. The pages of this book re-connect us to our roots and the knowledge that medicinal plants and wild plant foods provide the chemicals every body needs to obtain optimum health and prevent disease. Meuninck moves the user ...
The Encyclopedia of Infant and Toddlers Activities for Children Birth to 3: Written by Teachers for Teachers
With over 300 activities written specifically for infants, toddlers, and two-year-olds, this book will captivate children's imaginations and create wonderful opportunities for learning. The result of a nationwide contest, these activities were selected as the best of the best, and are written by teachers, directors, and caregivers. Organized by time of day, teachers will love the easy-to-use format. Covering topics such as arrival and departure ...
Charleston Academy of Domestic Pursuits: A Handbook of Etiquette with Recipes
Stewart, Tabori and Chang
Nestled deep in the South is a tiny Academy that teaches classes in the most important subject in the world: the domestic arts. The Academy’s unique curriculum includes everything from cocktail-party etiquette to business entertaining, dealing with household guests, and cooking for the holidays. Here, after a little gentle instruction from Deans Pollak and Manigault, interspersed with plenty of humor, students find they are living healthier, ...
Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer
In the decades since his execution by the Nazis in 1945, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German pastor, theologian, and anti-Hitler conspirator, has become one of the most widely read and inspiring Christian thinkers of our time. Now, drawing on extensive new research, Strange Glory offers a definitive account, by turns majestic and intimate, of this modern icon. The scion of a grand family that rarely went to church, Dietrich decided as a ...
The Hurricane Sisters: A Novel
Dorothea Benton Frank
Hurricane season begins early and rumbles all summer long, well into September. Often people's lives reflect the weather and The Hurricane Sisters is just such a story. Once again Dorothea Benton Frank takes us deep into the heart of her magical South Carolina Lowcountry on a tumultuous journey filled with longings, disappointments, and, finally, a road toward happiness that is hard earned. There we meet three generations of women buried in ...
Charleston: A Novel
Margaret Bradham Thornton
A gifted writer makes her fiction debut with this lyrical and haunting story of missed chances and enduring love, set against the backdrop of high society Charleston, which probes the eternal question: can we ever truly go home again? When Eliza Poinsett left the elegant world of Charleston for college, she never expected it would take her ten years to return. Now almost a decade later, she is an art historian in London with a charming Etonian ...
Sean Brock is the chef behind the game-changing restaurants Husk and McCrady’s, and his first book offers all of his inspired recipes. With a drive to preserve the heritage foods of the South, Brock cooks dishes that are ingredient-driven and reinterpret the flavors of his youth in Appalachia and his adopted hometown of Charleston. The recipes include all the comfort food (think food to eat at home) and high-end restaurant food (fancier dishes ...
Fodor's In Focus Charleston: with Hilton Head & the Lowcountry (Travel Guide)
One of the South’s most iconic cities, Charleston has perennial appeal for travelers. Eye-candy abounds throughout the city’s walkable center, from pastel row houses to white-columned antebellum mansions and leafy streets. This setting, together with superb Southern cuisine and green spaces for outdoor activities, makes Charleston a prime domestic American travel destination. Fodor’s InFocus Charleston also covers a side trip to popular ...
A Million Steps
Kurt Koontz thought he was well prepared for his 490-mile walking trip on the historic Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route in Spain. He was fit and strong. He had a good guidebook and all the right equipment. His pilgrim passport would grant him access to the shelter of hostels along the way. But all that, however helpful, did not begin to encompass the grandeur of his external or internal adventure. A Million Steps climbs over the high meadows ...
Street Design: The Secret to Great Cities and Towns
"The best streets in the world's villages, towns, and cities—whether modest or grand—continually remind one that simplicity is part of the recipe for success in this art. The advice of Victor Dover and John Massengale, their historic examples and their own designs, reflect that simplicity." —From the Foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales “Street Design is a lucid, practical and altogether indispensable guide for envisioning and ...
The Junior League of Charleston
Charleston Receipts was first published in 1950 and is the oldest Junior League cookbook still in print. It contains 750 recipes, Gullah verses, and sketches by Charleston artists. This classic cookbook is a must-have for any collector! Inducted into the McIlhenny Hall of Fame, an award given for book sales that exceed 100,000 copies.
The Last Original Wife: A Novel
Dorothea Benton Frank
William Morrow Paperbacks
Experience the sultry Southern atmosphere of Atlanta and the magic of the Carolina Lowcountry in this funny and poignant tale of one audacious woman's quest to find the love she deserves Leslie Anne Greene Carter is The Last Original Wife among her husband Wesley's wildly successful Atlanta social set. But if losing her friends to tanned and toned young Barbie brides isn't painful enough, a series of setbacks shake Les's world and push her to ...
Callie's Biscuits and Southern Traditions: Heirloom Recipes from Our Family Kitchen
Carrie Morey started her company, Callie’s Charleston Biscuits, with a simple goal: She wanted to make her mother Callie’s delicious biscuits—unbelievably tender, buttery creations—accessible across the country. Carrie’s handmade biscuits combine unique, brilliant flavors—sharp cheddar with fresh chives, cracked black pepper with cream cheese and green onions, and cinnamon biscuits so buttery they melt in your mouth. The biscuits are ...
Compulsion (Heirs of Watson Island)
Beautiful Creatures meets The Body Finder in Compulsion , the first novel in a spellbinding new trilogy. Three plantations. Two wishes. One ancient curse. All her life, Barrie Watson has been a virtual prisoner in the house where she lived with her shut-in mother. When her mother dies, Barrie promises to put some mileage on her stiletto heels. But she finds a new kind of prison at her aunt's South Carolina ...
A Memory of Light (Wheel of Time, Book 14)
Since 1990, when Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time® burst on the world with its first book, The Eye of the World, readers have been anticipating the final scenes of this extraordinary saga, which has sold over forty million copies in over thirty languages. When Robert Jordan died in 2007, all feared that these concluding scenes would never be written. But working from notes and partials left by Jordan, established fantasy writer Brandon ...
Moon Charleston & Savannah (Moon Handbooks)
Avalon Travel Publishing
Connect Savannah Editor-in-Chief Jim Morekis shares the must-see sights and local secrets of Charleston and Savannah, from exploring the French Quarter to kayaking in the Golden Isles. Morekis includes unique trip strategies like Literary Larkfollowing the life and work of authors Robert Louis Stevenson, Edgar Allen Poe, and John Berendtand his Kayaker’s Paradise tour. Including expert advice on walking the squares of Savannah’s ...
The Chronicles of Harris Burdick: Fourteen Amazing Authors Tell the Tales / With an Introduction by Lemony ...
Chris Van Allsburg
HMH Books for Young Readers
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