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Every Living Thing
James Herriot (Alf Wight)
St. Martin's Press
The author of All Creatures Great and Small offers readers a collection of new memoirs, describing the family and friends who share his life on the Yorkshire dales. 750,000 first printing. Major ad/promo.
Wish You Were Eyre (The Mother-Daughter Book Club)
Heather Vogel Frederick
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
The book club says bon voyage to Concord and bonjour to France! It’s a dream come true for Megan, who’s jet-setting to Paris for Fashion Week with Gigi. Meanwhile, back in Concord, Mrs. Wong decides to run for mayor, so Emma and Stewart team up to make her campaign a success. Jess and Cassidy are also hoping for victories, Jess in the a cappella finals with the MadriGals and Cassidy in the national hockey championships with her ...
The Art of Painting Animals on Rocks
North Light Books
This book holds a mountain of fun for rock artists of all ages! With the instructions inside, creating these critters is as easy as picking up a rock!
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural
Honoré de Balzac
Random House, Incorporated
Edited with Introduction by Phyllis Fraser and Herbert A. Wise; Stories: La Grande Breteche, by Honore de Balzac; The Black Cat, & The Facts in the Case of M Valdemar, by Edgar Allan Poe; A Terribly Strange Bed, by Wilkie Collins; The Boarded Window, by Ambrose Bierce; The Three Strangers, by Thomas Hardy; The Interruption, & The Monkey's Paw, by WW Jacobs; Pollock and the Porroh Man, & The Sea Raiders, by HG Wells; Sredni Vashtar, & The Open ...
The Kewpie primer
Frederick A. Stokes Co
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed ...
Tisha, The Story of a Young Teacher in the Alaska Wilderness
Anne. Specht, Robert, Purdy
St. Martin's Press
Death of a Pirate King
#4 in the acclaimed Adrien English Mystery Series by award winning author Josh Lanyon. Gay bookseller and reluctant amateur sleuth Adrien English's writing career is suddenly taking off. His first novel, Murder Will Out, has been optioned by notorious Hollywood actor Paul Kane. But when murder makes an appearance at a dinner party, who should be called in but Adrien's former lover, handsome closeted detective Jake Riordan, now a Lieutenant with ...
Holding Silvan: A Brief Life
Hawthorne Books, 2013
In the opening of Holding Silvan: A Brief Life, Monica Wesolowska gives birth to her first child, a healthy-seeming boy who is taken from her arms for observation” when he won’t stop crying. Within days, Monica and her husband have been given the grimmest of prognoses for Silvan, and they must make a choice about his life. The story that follows is not a story of typical maternal heroism. There is no medical miracle here. Instead, we ...
A Child is Born
The Owl and the Woodpecker: Encounters With North America's Most Iconic Birds (With Audio CD)
Every wild place and urban area in North America hosts an owl or a woodpecker species, while healthy natural places often boast representatives of both. The diversity of these two families of birds, and the ways in which they define and enrich the ecosystems they inhabit, are the subject of this vivid new book by photographer and naturalist Paul Bannick. The Owl and the Woodpecker showcases a sense of these birds' natural rhythms, as well as ...
Rand McNally & Company
The glorious turf record of Black Gold could almost have been foretold from three things: the character of U-see-it, his diminutive mother who was the pride of the Osage Indians; the single-purposed and inscrutable mind of her owner, Al Hoots; and the intensity of the Irish boy, Jaydee Mooney, who had no peace until he and he alone could ride Black Gold to glory. U-see-it bequeathed to Black Gold the small body, the endearing manners, and the ...
The Meaning of HItler, Hitler's Use of Power, His successes and Failures
Pendulum of Justice (Hank Rangar Series)
D. K. Halling
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. With two high tech start-ups going gangbusters, former cyber warrior Hank Rangar has finally “made” it. His lab, “Made By Man,” has revolutionized cardiac procedures, potentially saving millions of lives and billions of dollars. But, the most important person in his life is very sick and his technology is suddenly stolen. Hank discovers two things: This ...
The Eight-Fingered Criminal's Son
Cactus Surf Press, 2011
William Snyder’s first book, The Eight-Fingered Criminal’s Son, is a collection of humorous, mostly true stories about growing up in 1970s Southern California. Snyder loosely recounts his wild dealings with knuckleheads, nuns and neighborhood tough guys, a beating at the hands of a hairdryer wielding teenage beauty in a purple bikini, losing his prom date to a rich kid with a silver Corvette and a few semi-profound encounters with L.A. ...
The Shadow of the Gauntlet (Scargen) (Volume 1)
On the eve of his graduation from New Salem High, Thomas Scargen awakens from an all-too-real nightmare depicting his father’s mysterious disappearance. Before the boy can regain his composure and slack back into his familiar world of artifs and hologames, Thomas is torn away from his home and hastily ushered into a secret world of magic. He quickly begins to discover his magical potential and grasp his manifesting abilities, but he lacks ...
Voyage of the Basset
"Believing is Seeing" In the tradition of such favorite classics as Gulliver’s Travels and Journey to the Center of the Earth, Voyage of the Basset takes the reader on a fantastical journey of discovery. Through richly detailed full-color paintings and line drawings, magical kingdoms emerge from a sea of dreams. Cassandra Aisling, who is nine years and eleven months old, doesn’t care “a jot” about what sensible people think. She ...
Chicken Soup for the Mother's Soul (Chicken Soup for the Soul)
Mark Victor Hansen
We can all remember a time when we were young and under-the-weather, and Mom soothed and nurtured us back to health with her magical chicken soup elixir. Now we can revisit those cherished moments with a delightful batch of stories for and about mothers. Celebrity contributions include Barbara Bush, Reba McEntire, Erma Bombeck and Montel Williams.
Addison Blakely: Confessions of a PK
Betsy St. Amant
Sixteen-year-old Addison Blakely has tireless played the role of PK—preacher’s kid—her entire life. But after Wes Keegan revs his motorcycle into town and into her heart, Addison begins to wonder how much of her faith is her own and how much has been handed to her. She isn’t so sure she wants to be the good girl anymore. Join Addison Blakely as she attempts to separate love from lust, facts from faith, and keep her head above water in ...
Striking At The Roots: A Practical Gt An
John Hunt Publishing, 2010
Animal activists shine a bright light into the dark recesses of factory farms, vivisection labs, fur farms, product-testing facilities and animal "training" complexes. Striking at the Roots: A Practical Guide to Animal Activism brings together the most effective tactics for speaking out for animals. Activists from around the globe explain why their models of activism have been successful -- and how you can become involved.
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