books about: conflicts
So Much It Hurts: (So Much It Hurts Series, Book #1)
(So Much It Hurts Series, Book #1) Life is full of uncertainty, so what happens when a what-if from your past collides with your present? Kaitlyn Thomas, a weary wife and mother, is taking a much needed getaway with her friends. All she wants to do is relax and rejuvenate on her weekend escape to the beach. Having a drink at the bar with the girls sounds like the perfect way to unwind. That is, until Kaitlyn hears a familiar voice from ...
To Kill a Mockingbird
Grand Central Publishing
The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960. It went on to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and was later made into an Academy Award-winning film, also a classic. Compassionate, dramatic, and deeply moving, To Kill A Mockingbird takes readers to the roots of ...
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk
The ultimate “parenting bible” ( The Boston Globe ) with a new Foreword—and available as an eBook for the first time—a timeless, beloved book on how to effectively communicate with your child from the #1 New York Times bestselling authors. Internationally acclaimed experts on communication between parents and children, Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish “are doing for parenting today what Dr. Spock did for our generation” ( Parent ...
A Conflict of Interest
Gallery Books, 2011
A stunning debut thriller in the bestselling tradition of Scott Turow and John Grisham! Alex Miller is a criminal defense lawyer leading the life he always imagined. At thirty-five, he is the youngest partner at New York City’s most prestigious law firm, with a beautiful wife and a perfect daughter. When Alex’s father suddenly passes away, Alex is introduced to Michael Ohlig, a rich and powerful man who holds an almost mythical place in ...
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Random House Trade Paperbacks
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more. In boyhood, Louis Zamperini was an incorrigible delinquent. As a teenager, he channeled his defiance into running, discovering a prodigious talent that had carried him to the Berlin Olympics. But when World War II began, the athlete became an airman, embarking on a ...
**LIMITED TIME .99 SALE ENDS SOON. (Reg. $3.99)** A USA TODAY Bestseller. This book is recommended for readers over the age of 18 due to strong language and explicit sexual content. From the author of the #1 bestselling romance, Jake Undone, comes a friends-to-lovers story of longing, passion, betrayal and redemption...with a twist that will rip your heart out. Skylar was my best friend, but I secretly pined for her. One thing after another ...
Voodoo, Slaves and White Man's Graves: West Africa and the End of Days
Wicked World, 2013
Crammed into battered buses and less than road worthy bush taxis, or hanging on to the back of a series of pollution spewing mopeds, Tom Coote journeys along the lush but disease ridden Slave Coast of West Africa and then up through the Saharan trade routes into the environmentally devastated dust lands of the Sahel. Travelling through Benin, Togo, Ghana, Burkina Faso and Mali - some of the poorest and least developed countries in the world - we ...
Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back
Thomas Nelson, 2010
“A beautifully written glimpse into heaven that will encourage those who doubt and thrill those who believe.” —Ron Hall, coauthor of Same Kind of Different as Me “Do you remember the hospital, Colton?” Sonja said. “Yes, mommy, I remember,” he said. “That’s where the angels sang to me.” When Colton Burpo made it through an emergency appendectomy, his family was overjoyed at his miraculous survival. What they weren’t ...
Dealing With Difficult People: Coping With Conflict, Angry People, Abusive Behavior and Rage
Dealing With Difficult People-Learn How To Cope With Angry People Are you tired of arguing and fighting with difficult people? Is your life filled with chaos and drama? Are you overly stressed because of how your boss, spouse, child, friend, co-worker, girlfriend, boyfriend or family member is treating you? Are you longing for peace of mind? In Amber Rain’s book, “Dealing With Difficult People: Coping With Conflict, Angry People, ...
The Commitment (Unrestrained Series Book 2)
S. E. Lund, 2013
From USA Today and Amazon Bestselling Romance Author S. E. Lund comes The Commitment. Journalism graduate student Kate McDermott is a good girl who has done everything she can to please her very powerful and domineering father -- a Justice on New York's Supreme Court with hopes for political office. When she decides to write an article about BDSM in popular culture, she tells herself it's just research and nothing personal for she can't ...
My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel
Spiegel & Grau, 2013
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND THE ECONOMIST Winner of the Natan Book Award, the National Jewish Book Award, and the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award An authoritative and deeply personal narrative history of the State of Israel, by one of the most influential journalists writing about the Middle East today Not since Thomas L. Friedman’s groundbreaking ...
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot. Heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian , which is based on the author's own experiences, ...
Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High
The New York Times and Washington Post bestseller that changed the way millions communicate “[ Crucial Conversations ] draws our attention to those defining moments that literally shape our lives, our relationships, and our world. . . . This book deserves to take its place as one of the key thought leadership contributions of our time.” —from the Foreword by Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People ...
PLAY The Discipline Solution: A New System Motivates Children to Do Chores while Teaching Life Skills & Self ...
This ready-to-use kit is a job, financial & legal system that teaches children life-skills & self-discipline while giving parents an easy way to discipline children. For Parents: • Strengthens respect without resentment • Transforms conflict into cooperation • Provides structure with rules and boundaries • Fosters encouragement instead of demands • Implements discipline without spanking or yelling • An on-the-spot tool to ...
Sgt. Reckless: America's War Horse
From the racetrack to the battlefielddauntless, fearless, and exemplar of Semper Fi she was Reckless, "pride of the Marines." A Mongolian mare who was bred to be a racehorse, Ah-Chim-Hai, or Flame-of-the-Morning, belonged to a young boy named Kim-Huk-Moon. In order to pay for a prosthetic leg for his sister, Kim made the difficult decision to sell his beloved companion. Lieutenant Eric Pedersen purchased the bodacious mare and renamed her ...
Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In
William L. Ury
Since its original publication nearly thirty years ago, Getting to Yes has helped millions of people learn a better way to negotiate. One of the primary business texts of the modern era, it is based on the work of the Harvard Negotiation Project, a group that deals with all levels of negotiation and conflict resolution. Getting to Yes offers a proven, step-by-step strategy for coming to mutually acceptable agreements in every sort of ...
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story
Linda Sue Park
HMH Books for Young Readers
The New York Times bestseller A Long Walk to Water begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about two eleven-year-olds in Sudan, a girl in 2008 and a boy in 1985. The girl, Nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hours’ walk from her home: she makes two trips to the pond every day. The boy, Salva, becomes one of the "lost boys" of Sudan, refugees who cover the African continent on foot as they search for their families ...
The Agreement (Unrestrained Series Book 1)
Kate McDermott is a good girl who has done everything she can to please her very powerful and domineering father -- a Justice on New York's Supreme Court with hopes for political office. When she decides to write an article about BDSM in popular culture, she tells herself it's just research and nothing personal for she can't afford to become the target of gossip or scandal. She hopes that the carefully worded agreement she writes up will keep ...
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable
In The Five Dysfunctions of a Team Patrick Lencioni once again offers a leadership fable that is as enthralling and instructive as his first two best-selling books, The Five Temptations of a CEO and The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive . This time, he turns his keen intellect and storytelling power to the fascinating, complex world of teams. Kathryn Petersen, Decision Tech's CEO, faces the ultimate leadership crisis: Uniting a ...
The Boys of '67: Charlie Company's War in Vietnam (General Military)
Osprey Publishing, 2012
‘compelling… a fine blend of military and social history, sympathetic, well-written but analytically rigorous’ (Professor Gary Sheffield, BBC History Magazine Best Books of the Year 2012) When the 160 men of Charlie Company (4th Battalion/47th Infantry/9th ID) were drafted by the US Army in May 1966, they were part of the wave of conscription that would swell the American military to 80,000 combat troops in theater by the height of ...
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