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The Quinn Brothers: 2-in-1 (Chesapeake Bay)
Nora Roberts

Berkley, 2006

"Roberts is indeed a word artist" ( Los Angeles Daily News ) and her novels have enthralled millions of readers. Now, for the first time in one volume, she presents the first two novels of her Chesapeake Bay saga, introducing some of her most beloved characters-the close-knit adopted brothers known as the Quinns. Includes the novels: Sea Swept A champion boat racer, Cameron Quinn travels the world spending his winnings on champagne and ...


The Upper Room Disciplines: A Book of Daily Devotions 2014
Upper Room

Upper Room Books, 2013

You probably know the benefits of rest, relaxation, and meditation for your physical health. But what about your spiritual health? What if you could escape every day to a tranquil retreat to restore your soul? You can find this kind of peace and rejuvenation in The Upper Room Disciplines , the best-selling book of daily devotions based on scripture passages from the Revised Common Lectionary. Fifty-three writers from diverse locales, ...



Bettie Youngs Book Publishers, 2014

When Charmaine and her husband adopted Toby, a Chesapeake Bay Retriever, they figured he might need some adjusting time, but they certainly didn’t think he’d be a holy terror, beset by severe anxiety and destructive behavior that would take a miracle to curb. Turns out, Toby routinely opened and emptied closets, turned on water taps, and pulled things from the bookshelves. Oddest of all was his penchant for locking himself in the bathroom, ...


Don't Take Any Wooden Nickels (The Million Dollar Mysteries Book 2)

Harvest House Publishers, 2011

From award-winning author Mindy Starns Clark comes the fast-paced and inspirational Million Dollar Mystery series. Attorney Callie Webber investigates nonprofit organizations for the J.O.S.H.U.A. Foundation and awards the best of them grants up to a million dollars. In each book of the series, A young widow, Callie finds strength in her faith in God and joy in her relationship with her employer, Tom.  In book number two of The Million ...


Wind Chime Café (A Wind Chime Novel Book 1)

Sea Rose Publishing, 2014

USA TODAY Bestseller and Top 20 Kindle Bestseller Gold Medal Winner in the 2014 Readers' Favorite International Book Awards Contest for Best Contemporary Romance First Place Winner in the 2014 OKRWA International Digital Awards for Best Contemporary Romance Top Five Finalist in the 2014 Kindle Book Review Awards When single mother, Annie Malone, purchases a quirky Main Street café on Heron Island, she thinks she's finally turned her ...


Dishing Up® Virginia: 145 Recipes That Celebrate Colonial Traditions and Contemporary Flavors
Patrick Evans-Hylton

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2013

These 145 delectable recipes celebrate the authentic flavors of Virginia, from oysters and blue crabs to wine, peanuts, heirloom tomatoes and sweet potatoes, Smithfield ham, and much more. Try Hanover Tomato Gazpacho, Ramp and Mushroom Strata, Crab Norfolk, Virginia Sea Scallops with Shallots and Walnuts, Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes with Cranberries and Hazelnuts, Oysters Bingo, Chili-Rubbed Pork Loin Roast with Wine Country Salsa, Indian Butter ...


Why Do They Act That Way?: A Survival Guide to the Adolescent Brain for You and Your Teen
Dr. David Walsh Ph.D.

Atria Books, 2005

In this national bestseller, acclaimed, award-winning psychologist Dr. David Walsh explains exactly what happens to the human brain on the path from childhood into adolescence and adulthood. Revealing the latest scientific findings in easy-to-understand terms, Dr. Walsh shows why moodiness, quickness to anger and to take risks, miscommunication, fatigue, territoriality, and other familiar teenage behavior problems are so common -- all are linked ...


Annie Crow Knoll: Sunrise
Gail Priest

Hayson Publishing, 2013

Annie Crow Knoll: Sunrise is a story of loss, grief, survival and the healing powers of friendship and nature. Annie is a strong-minded girl, who battles with her secretive mother to uncover the truth about her grandmother’s suicide. At nineteen, she goes against social convention and trusts and relies on Bo, her family’s African American friend and her surrogate father, as she struggles to save the fourteen summer rental cottages left to ...


A Geography of Oysters: The Connoisseur's Guide to Oyster Eating in North America
Rowan Jacobsen

Bloomsbury USA, 2007

Passionate and playful, this is the first comprehensive guide to identifying, serving, and savoring one of America's original and most delicious foods.   Considered one of the great sensual foods since the time of ancient Rome, eaten in the United States since its earliest human habitation, oysters are now seeing an American renaissance. Like wine and cheese, they owe much of their flavor to terroir , or the specific environment in which they ...


Nora Roberts Chesapeake Bay Saga 1-4 (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics)

Jove, 2011

Welcome to Nora Roberts’s captivating saga about the lives and loves of four brothers on the windswept shores of the Chesapeake Bay… Sea Swept Cameron Quinn is coming home to say goodbye to the only father he ever loved. And he’ll have to put his fast-paced life on hold to care for the last lost boy Ray Quinn hoped to save… Rising Tides Though not born to the tradition of a waterman, Ethan Quinn has embraced the life. But now, ...


A Teen's Guide to Going Vegetarian
Judy Krizmanic

Puffin, 1994

Every day, all across America, more and more teenagers are going vegetarian--and here's the book that has all the answers they want and need. The guide covers all the bases--from nutritional requirements to dealing with anxious parents and friends--and includes some easy beginner's recipes. It all adds up to the most comprehensive, accessible book of its kind.


Bottomfeeder: How to Eat Ethically in a World of Vanishing Seafood
Taras Grescoe

Bloomsbury USA, 2009

“If you’re a seafood lover, pick up this guide to which fish are the best for our bodies and which are best for the environment.”— San Francisco Chronicle Just when opting for omega-3-rich seafood is being recognized as one of the healthiest dietary choices a person can make, the news seems to be full of stories about mercury-laden tuna, shrimp contaminated with antibiotics, and diminishing fish stocks. Is it still even good for us? ...


The Sharpie Book
Reuel Parker

International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press, 1993

The Sharpie Book traces the development of the sharpie from its earliest days to the latest plywood-and-epoxy designs; gives comprehensive instructions that can be used to build sharpies of all types and sizes; and includes more than a dozen designs and plans for sharpies from 15 to 40 feet from the likes of Chapelle, Kunhardt, Munroe, Boiger, Clapham, Kirby, and the author. A sharpie is a long, narrow, flat-bottom craft that evolved in the ...


I Love Crab Cakes! 50 Recipes for an American Classic
Tom Douglas, Shelley Lance

William Morrow Cookbooks, 2006

Where do you get the best crab cakes? Ask one hundred different people and you'll likely get one hundred different answers. Some swear by classic Chesapeake Bay crab cakes, and some by spicy Creole crab cakes, while others maintain that Pacific Northwest crab cakes can't be beat. In I Love Crab Cakes! , award-winning chef and cookbook author Tom Douglas brings the best of East, West, and Gulf coasts to the table and proves that the most ...


The Most Important Fish in the Sea: Menhaden and America
H. Bruce Franklin

Island Press, 2007

In this brilliant portrait of the oceans’ unlikely hero, H. Bruce Franklin shows how menhaden have shaped America’s national—and natural—history, and why reckless overfishing now threatens their place in both. Since Native Americans began using menhaden as fertilizer, this amazing fish has greased the wheels of U.S. agriculture and industry. By the mid-1870s, menhaden had replaced whales as a principal source of industrial lubricant, with ...


Birds of Maryland & Delaware Field Guide: Includes Washington, D.C. & Chesapeake Bay
Stan Tekiela

Adventure Publications, 2005

Learn about and identify birds using Stan Tekiela's state-by-state field guides. The full-page, color photos are incomparable and include insets of winter plumage, color morphs and more. Plus, with the easy-to-use format, you don't need to know a bird's name or classification in order to easily find it in the book. Using this field guide is a real pleasure. It's a great way for anyone to learn about the birds in your state.


On Eagle's Wings: The Inspirational Life of Annie Stites: Crohn's Survivor
Gail Parker

Freyja Press, 2014

Pain was her constant companion-but it didn't define her. Meet Annie. Animal lover. Compassionate teacher. Avid sailor. Charity founder. Crohn's fighter. With her soul mate and husband, Glenn, and their menagerie of rescued animals at her side, she lived life to the fullest, in spite of severe Crohn's disease. Throughout her lifetime Annie had twenty-eight surgeries and the majority of her bowels removed, resulting in an ostomy. She endured ...


Teaching with Fire: Poetry That Sustains the Courage to Teach

Jossey-Bass, 2003

Reclaim Your Fire " Teaching with Fire is a glorious collection of the poetry that has restored the faith of teachers in the highest, most transcendent values of their work with children....Those who want us to believe that teaching is a technocratic and robotic skill devoid of art or joy or beauty need to read this powerful collection. So, for that matter, do we all." ?Jonathan Kozol, author of Amazing Grace and Savage Inequalities "When ...


Sailing With Carol: A Love Story
Ron Ieva

BookSurge Publishing, 2009

Sailing with Carol is about love and sailing; a childhood romance, separation, and reunion. First playmates, we became sweethearts until in the turmoil of the sixties, we walked diverse paths. Reunited decades later, we pursued our dreams, living an enchanted existence for twenty-one years, sailing our boats to faraway places. During those voyages Carol mastered her fears and honed the resolve she would so desperately need in the final years of ...


Raising Redemption
R. A. Russell

Langdon Street Press, 2013

For Alicia Tilman, a seventeen-year-old girl on her way to Radcliffe, meeting her parents' expectations means everything. But when Dickey Samson comes around, Alicia defies her father's longstanding rule that she stay away from the boy, and is unprepared for the consequences that rain down upon her: a baby, a near shooting, estrangement. Learning the dark family secret behind her father's warning, Alicia leaves her home in Chesapeake, ...



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