books about: dilemmas
An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments
“A flawless compendium of flaws.” —Alice Roberts, PhD, anatomist, writer, and presenter of The Incredible Human Journey The antidote to fuzzy thinking, with furry animals! Have you read (or stumbled into) one too many irrational online debates? Ali Almossawi certainly had, so he wrote An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments ! This handy guide is here to bring the internet age a much-needed dose of old-school logic (really old-school, ...
Sophie's Dilemma (Daughters of Blessing)
Defiant Sophie leaves home with her beau, but when tragedy strikes and a heartbroken Sophie wishes to return, she may not be welcome. Daughters of Blessings book 2.
Ruth's Dilemma (The Zook Sisters of Lancaster County Book 1)
Life is complicated for Ruth Zook when her older sister, Emma, stakes her claim on Jeremiah Fisher, the man Ruth secretly loves. Ruth leaves her community to stay with an aunt in Philadelphia. Will she remain in the "English" world with all its conveniences and freedom, or will she return to her plain Amish life and settle for a marriage, perhaps one without love?
The Value in the Valley: A Black Woman's Guide Through Life's Dilemmas
Is it the job you hate but need in order to pay the rent? Is it that relationship that you gave your all to only to end up with a broken heart...again? Perhaps it's your children, a family member, or a life-long friend doing you in, dragging you down, pushing you to the brink. If you are an honorary member of the Black Woman's Suffering Society, you have probably been told that it's all your fault. Or that struggling and suffering is your lot in ...
Build, Borrow, or Buy: Solving the Growth Dilemma
Harvard Business Review Press
How should you grow your organization? It’s one of the most challenging questions an executive team facesand the wrong answer can break your firm. The problem is most firms’ growth strategies emphasize just one type of growthsome focus on organic growth, others on M&A. When these strategies falter, the common response is simply to try harderbut firms falling into this implementation trap” usually end up losing out to a ...
The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Prisoner's Dilemma
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2009
Join the Mysterious Benedict Society as Reynie, Kate, Sticky, and Constance embark on a daring new adventure that threatens to force them apart from their families, friends, and even each other. When an unexplained blackout engulfs Stonetown, the foursome must unravel clues relating to a nefarious new plot, while their search for answers brings them closer to danger than ever before. Filled with page-turning action and mind-bending brain ...
The 90-Day Rewrite: The Process of Revision
90-Day Novel Press, The
The greatest challenge in rewriting your book is making a thousand small changes while staying true to your narrative voice. In this practical day-by-day guide to revising your manuscript, you will: * End procrastination by breaking your work into manageable tasks * Learn the technical skills necessary to bring your prose to life * Discover how to write compelling dialogue * Solve narrative problems of structure, point of view and ...
Change Your Story, Change Your Life: A Path to Success
Divorce. Job loss. Illness. The death of a loved one. What does one do after experiencing any of life’s major turning points? Change Your Story, Change Your Life tackles that question and shows readers how to become the hero of their own stories and change the direction of their lives. After working as a Hollywood story analyst for more than 20 years, 12 of them as a studio executive, Jen Grisanti provides readers with the story tools ...
Death's Dilemma (Death Has A Daughter) (Volume 2)
Candice Marie Burnett
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Cendall, history’s first female Grim Reaper, has had one hell of a year. She has gone from the top of her class to the realm’s biggest traitor. Working with the enemy, Cendall finds herself enrolled in a human high school, protecting a soul she was originally supposed to collect. With her powers building and feelings for a particular enemy growing stronger, Cendall must learn to control herself and navigate her emotions as the threats ...
Story Line: Finding Gold in Your Life Story
Michael Wiese Productions
Story Line: Finding Gold in Your Life Story is a practical and spiritual guide to drawing upon your own story and fictionalizing it into your writing. As a Story Consultant and former VP of Current Programs at CBS/Paramount, most of the author’s work with writers has focused on creating standout scripts by elevating story.
The Bright Idea Box: A Proven System to Drive Employee Engagement and Innovation
Aviva Publishing, N.Y., 2013
Winner of AXIOM Business Books Award and Pinnacle Book Achievement Award Have you ever wondered what makes a company innovative? Research shows a strong correlation between employee engagement and innovation. Every company wants to be innovative, but very few realize the role of employee engagement in innovation. Innovation is not about creativity, nor is it about inventing new things. Innovation is about adding value to customers. There ...
The Pollan Family Table: The Best Recipes and Kitchen Wisdom for Delicious, Healthy Family Meals
A gorgeous, fully illustrated collection of recipes, cooking techniques, and pantry wisdom for delicious, healthy, and harmonious family meals from the incredible Pollan family—with a foreword from Michael Pollan. In The Pollan Family Table , Corky, Lori, Dana, and Tracy Pollan invite you into their warm, inspiring kitchens, sharing more than 100 of their family’s best recipes. For generations, the Pollans have used fresh, local ...
To Each Their Own
’To Each Their Own’ is a contemporary thriller. Coined from the idea of genetic manipulation, the central aspect is the search for a blood donor whose blood possesses miraculous restorative powers What ensues from this search reflects the murderous greed and viciousness that can occur when it is realised that possession of the doner will give rise to wealth and fame for some, but the destruction of established institutions and ...
A Bouquet of Dilemma
“Good girls don’t mix with bad boys,” that’s what they told young, conservative Tobi, when she’s smitten by alluring, playboy Richard. Ignoring his background and an uncertain future, she plunges into his exciting world of romance. But Richard disappoints them all, giving Tobi an engagement ring before leaving for London. Tobi’s world is shattered when Richard brutally dumps her. Can she ever love again? Or will the refined, ...
Love and Anger: The Parental Dilemma
Penguin Group USA
A guide that helps parents express anger without hurting their children provides a host of effective and consistent disciplinary tips that include alternatives to hitting, threatening, or bribing. Read by Nancy Samalin. Book available.
Schopenhauer's Porcupines: Intimacy And Its Dilemmas: Five Stories Of Psychotherapy
Basic Books, 2008
Each generation of therapists can boast of only a few writers like Deborah Luepnitz, whose sympathy and wit shine through a fine, luminous prose. In Schopenhauer's Porcupines she recounts five true stories from her practice, stories of patients who range from the super-rich to the homeless and who grapple with panic attacks, psychosomatic illness, marital despair, and sexual recklessness. Intimate, original, and triumphantly funny, ...
The 90-Day Screenplay: from concept to polish
The 90-day Novel Press
The 90-Day Screenplay was workshopped at L.A. Writers' Lab over the course of ten years and has helped hundreds of screenwriters complete their work. Many graduates of the Lab have gone on to major careers as screenwriters and producers in TV and film. The 90-Day Screenplay method of structuring your story is organic, involving a rigorous inquiry into the dilemma besetting your characters. This inside-out approach avoids the distractions ...
Leaders Make the Future: Ten New Leadership Skills for an Uncertain World (BK Business)
NEW EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED We are in a time of accelerating disruptive change. In a VUCA world—one characterized by volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity—traditional leadership skills won’t be enough, noted futurist Bob Johansen argues. Drawing on the latest forecasts from the Institute for the Future—the first futures think tank ever to outlive its forecasts—this powerful book explores the external forces that are ...
Broken Love: Diamond's Dilemma (Devereaux Girls) (Volume 1)
Vanessa M. Kirby
AS THE SAYING GOES, “YOU CAN’T HELP WHO YOU FALL IN LOVE WITH. ” Married to an abusive husband, Diamond Devereaux-Crawford feels anything but loved. Her life had become one huge regret until Quadir, her childhood crush, walks back into her life. Having an affair was never Diamond’s intention, but she can not fight the magnetic pull Quadir has on her. With him, she comes to life. Quadir ignites the flame inside of her, ...
The Heart of Desire: Keys to the Pleasures of Love
How can you keep sexual desire alive over the long term? More and more people are finding it difficult to maintain a relationship that is both emotionally and sexually gratifying. In a book that will challenge and forever change how you think about love and sex, clinical psychologist and sex therapist Stella Resnick, PhD, draws on the latest scientific research to explore the love-lust dilemma. Dr. Resnick reveals how early programming can ...
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