books about: dreaming
Dreaming: A Very Short Introduction
J. Allan Hobson
Oxford University Press
What is dreaming, and what causes it? Why are dreams so strange and why are they so hard to remember? Replacing dream mystique with modern dream science, J. Allan Hobson provides a new and increasingly complete picture of how dreaming is created by the brain. Focusing on dreaming to explain the mechanisms of sleep, this book explores how the new science of dreaming is affecting theories in psychoanalysis, and how it is helping our understanding ...
Exploring the World of Lucid Dreaming
"[A] solid how-to book...For amateur dream researchers, this is a must." WHOLE EARTH REVIEW This book goes far beyond the confines of pop dream psychology, establishing a scientifically researched framework for using lucid dreaming--that is, consciously influencing the outcome of your dreams. Based on Dr. Stephen LaBerge's extensive laboratory work at Stanford University mapping mind/body relationships during the dream state, as well as the ...
Romantic Times hails Jill Barnett as "a true new star of the genre!" Unfailingly engaging and original, she now concocts another winning tale wherein a stubborn lord and a high-spirited lass are locked in a battle of wills...and on a collision course with love. Most English girls meet their heart's desire across a crowded ballroom or in a genteel parlor. Letitia Olive Hornsby finds hers when she knocks him into a river. A curly-haired, ...
The Art of Dreaming
William Morrow Paperbacks
Bestselling author Carlos Castaneda introduces readers to the worlds that exist within their dreams.
Lucid Dreaming: Gateway to the Inner Self
Moment Point Press
Lucid Dreaming: Gateway to the Inner Self is the account of an extraordinarily talented lucid dreamer who goes beyond the boundaries of both psychology and religion. In the process, he stumbles upon the Inner Self. While lucid (consciously aware) in the dream state and able to act and interact with dream figures, objects, and settings, dream expert Robert Waggoner experienced something transformative and unexpected. He was able to interact ...
Dreaming the Soul Back Home: Shamanic Dreaming for Healing and Becoming Whole
New World Library
In this extraordinary book, shamanic dream teacher Robert Moss shows us how to become shamans of our own souls and healers of our own lives. The greatest contribution of the ancient shamans to modern healing is the understanding that in the course of any life we are liable to suffer soul loss the loss of parts of our vital energy and identity and that to be whole and well, we must find the means of soul recovery. Moss teaches that our ...
Spiritual Lucid Dreaming: A Manual for Beginners and Intermediate Students
A manual of the theory and practice of Lucid Dreaming from a spiritual standpoint in light of Hindu Vedanta philosophy. In this volume I include detailed instructions on how to lucid dream as well as various forms of meditation to increase one's lucid dreaming potential. In addition to these are other instructions on how to direct a lucid dream toward spiritual pursuits and realizations, as well as how to comprehensively realize the various ...
Priestess Dreaming (An Otherworld Novel)
We’re the D’Artigo sisters: savvy half-human, half-Fae operatives for the Otherworld Intelligence Agency. My sister Delilah is a two-faced werecat and a Death Maiden. Menolly is a vampire married to a gorgeous werepuma. And me? I’m Camille, a Moon witch married to three hunky husbands, and I’m about to journey through the veils to search for a long lost legend With the war in Otherworld raging, the Queen of Shadow and Night ...
Dreaming Yourself Awake: Lucid Dreaming and Tibetan Dream Yoga for Insight and Transformation
B. Alan Wallace
Some of the greatest of life’s adventures can happen while you’re sound asleep. That’s the promise of lucid dreaming, which is the ability to alter your own dream reality any way you like simply by being aware of the fact that you’re dreaming while you’re in the midst of a dream. There is a range of techniques anyone can learn to become a lucid dreamer—and this book provides all the instruction you need to get started. But B. Alan ...
The Twenty-four Hour Mind: The Role of Sleep and Dreaming in Our Emotional Lives
Rosalind D. Cartwright
Oxford University Press
Leading sleep researcher Rosalind Cartwright brings together decades of work on sleep, dreaming and sleep disorders to propose a new theory of how the mind works continuously. Drawing on her own research and that of others, Cartwright describes how conscious and unconscious thoughts and feelings move forward-from waking, into sleep and dreaming, to the next waking day. One main purpose of sleep is to regulate disturbing emotions. Not everyone ...
Dreaming on Daisies: A Novel (Love Blossoms in Oregon Series)
David C. Cook
When her father's debts, brought on by heavy drinking, threaten Leah Carlson's family ranch, she fights to save it. When handsome banker Steven Harding must decline her loan request, he determines to do what he can to help. Just as he arrives to serve as a much-needed ranch hand, Leah's family secrets—and the pain of her past—come to a head. They could destroy everything she's fought for. And they could keep her from ever opening her heart ...
Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation, and Philosophy
Columbia University Press
A renowned philosopher of the mind, also known for his groundbreaking work on Buddhism and cognitive science, Evan Thompson combines the latest neuroscience research on sleep, dreaming, and meditation with Indian and Western philosophy of the mind, casting new light on the self and its relation to the brain. Thompson shows how the self is a changing process, not a static thing. When we are awake we identify with our body, but if we let our ...
Hollywood Dreaming: Stories, Pictures, and Poems
In his follow-up to the critically acclaimed A California Childhood , James Franco presents a compelling portrait of the life of a young actor coming into his own in Hollywood. Told in an absorbing array of literary styles and art formsfrom short stories and poems to personal snapshots, paintings and self-portraitsHollywood Dreaming brilliantly pieces together the youth of a seemingly familiar actor, playfully blurring the line between ...
Dreaming of the Duke (Dukes' Club Book 2)
Bard Productions, 2014
DEAL ALERT!!! LAST DAY TO BUY at .99!!! Grab your copy now. Price increases to 2.99! A duchess who desires her freedom. Cordelia Eversleigh, Duchess of Hunt, has spent her entire life in Egypt, sifting through the sands, cavorting with the local tribes, and uncovering the tombs of glorified ancient Egyptian accountants. Now, all she wishes is to go to Paris and study the mysteries of the hieroglyph. There's only one ...
Darkly Dreaming: A Five Book Fantasy Romance Anthology
, ..., 2014
Fall into magic and fall in love with DARKLY DREAMING, an anthology from five award-winning and bestselling writers in fantasy romance. Feared by a priesthood. Coveted by a god. Tempted by a slave. In Grace Draven's MASTER OF CROWS, a renegade mage must battle a god for his soul and decide if his fate—and the fate of nations—is worth the life of the spy he has come to love. Experience sword, sorcery, and mythical beings as never before ...
Brown Girl Dreaming
Nancy Paulsen Books
Jacqueline Woodson, one of today's finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse. Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights movement. Touching and powerful, each poem is both ...
The Cure for Dreaming
Olivia Mead is a headstrong, independent girl—a suffragist—in an age that prefers its girls to be docile. It’s 1900 in Oregon, and Olivia’s father, concerned that she’s headed for trouble, convinces a stage mesmerist to try to hypnotize the rebellion out of her. But the hypnotist, an intriguing young man named Henri Reverie, gives her a terrible gift instead: she’s able to see people’s true natures, manifesting as visions of ...
Dreaming (Navy Seals Romance, Military Romance)
Rebecca’s husband, Kane, is a man of mystery and action. As an elite Navy Seal, he’s gone for long periods of time working on top secret missions. She never knows when her husband will return and the wait is often lonely. While away on his latest mission, Kane has come up with some creative ways to keep the home fires burning even if he can’t call or email. And then the dreams start. Strange, vivid dreams of Kane; his strength, his touch, ...
Dreaming Spies: A novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
Laurie R. King
Laurie R. King’s New York Times bestselling novels of suspense featuring Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes, are critically acclaimed and beloved by readers for the author’s adept interplay of history and adventure. Now the intrepid duo is finally trying to take a little time for themselves—only to be swept up in a baffling case that will lead them from the idyllic panoramas of Japan to the depths of Oxford’s most revered ...
Dreaming in Code: Two Dozen Programmers, Three Years, 4,732 Bugs, and One Quest for Transcendent Software
Three Rivers Press
Our civilization runs on software. Yet the art of creating it continues to be a dark mystery, even to the experts. To find out why it’s so hard to bend computers to our will, Scott Rosenberg spent three years following a team of maverick software developers—led by Lotus 1-2-3 creator Mitch Kapor—designing a novel personal information manager meant to challenge market leader Microsoft Outlook. Their story takes us through a maze of abrupt ...
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