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The Lost Stars: Imperfect Sword
The wait is over. New York Times bestselling author Jack Campbell continues his action-packed spin-off to The Lost Fleet series as the Syndicate’s civil war threatens to spread even farther into the final frontier President Gwen Iceni and General Artur Drakon have successfully liberated the Midway Star Systembut the former rulers of the Syndicate Worlds won’t surrender the region without a fight. The dictatorial regime has ...
The Gifts of Imperfect Parenting: Raising Children with Courage, Compassion, and Connection
We all know that perfect parenting does not exist; however, we still struggle with the social expectations that teach us that being imperfect is synonymous with being inadequate. These messages are powerful and we end up spending too much precious time and energy managing perception and creating carefully edited versions of families to show to the world. Based on 12 years of pioneering research, Dr. Brené Brown off ers a new perspective of ...
The News Sorority: Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Christiane Amanpour—and the (Ongoing, Imperfect, ...
Penguin Press HC, The
Weller rivetingly recounts these gutsy ladies' time on the front lines... an inspiration for future generations of journalists .” -- Vanity Fair For decades, women battered the walls of the male fortress of television journalism. After fierce struggles, three womenDiane Sawyer, Katie Couric, and Christiane Amanpourbroke into the newsroom’s once impenetrable boys’ club.” These extraordinary women were not simply ...
Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science
In gripping accounts of true cases, surgeon Atul Gawande explores the power and the limits of medicine, offering an unflinching view from the scalpel’s edge. Complications lays bare a science not in its idealized form but as it actually is—uncertain, perplexing, and profoundly human. Complications is a 2002 National Book Award Finalist for Nonfiction.
Domino: The Book of Decorating: A Room-by-Room Guide to Creating a Home That Makes You Happy
Simon & Schuster
Domino: The Book of Decorating cracks the code to creating a beautiful home, bringing together inspiring rooms, how-to advice and insiders' secrets from today's premier tastemakers in an indispensable style manual. The editors take readers room by room, tapping the best ideas from domino magazine and culling insights from their own experiences. With an eye to making design accessible and exciting, this book demystifies the decorating process ...
Practice Makes Perfect Spanish Verb Tenses, Second Edition (Practice Makes Perfect Series)
Go beyond conjugation and learn the right verb tenses for speaking and writing in Spanish. If you are looking for help memorizing Spanish verb conjugations, then any Spanish verb book will do. But if you are interested in becoming fluent, you'll need to learn how these language building blocks are used in everyday speech and writing. That's where Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Verb Tenses comes in. The ideal reference/workbook for ...
Practice Makes Perfect Complete Spanish Grammar, 2nd Edition (Practice Makes Perfect Series)
Build your confidence in your Spanish skills with practice, practice, practice! From present tense regular verbs to double object pronouns, this comprehensive guide and workbook covers all those aspects of Spanish grammar that you might find a little intimidating or hard to remember. Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Spanish Grammar focuses on the practical aspects of Spanish as it's really spoken, so you are not bogged down by unnecessary ...
The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are
In The Gifts of Imperfection, Brené Brown, a leading expert on shame, authenticity, and belonging, shares ten guideposts on the power of Wholehearted living—a way of engaging with the world from a place of worthiness. Each day we face a barrage of images and messages from society and the media telling us who, what, and how we should be. We are led to believe that if we could only look perfect and lead perfect lives, we'd no longer feel ...
The Ultimate French Review and Practice
Gain confidence in your French-language communication using the method trusted by more than 200,000 students The Ultimate French Review and Practice gives you a good grasp of grammar so you can build your skills and confidence in communication. Each grammatical concept is explained and illustrated with engaging sentence examples; you'll also get extensive exercises offer practice at applying this knowledge in everyday conversation. This ...
Basics of Biblical Greek Grammar
William D. Mounce
First published in 1993, Basics of Biblical Greek is the most popular introduction to the field, used in universities and seminaries around the world. Over 200,000 students have learned biblical Greek under its guidance. This significant third edition has been carefully developed in consultation with instructors, students, self-learners, and homeschoolers. Users can now take advantage to the many improvements made at the book’s website, ...
Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar: Second Edition
Gary D. Pratico
Miles V. Van Pelt
Features of Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar, Second Edition text: • Combines the best of inductive and deductive approaches • Uses actual examples from the Hebrew Old Testament rather than “made-up” illustrations • Emphasizes the structural pattern of the Hebrew language rather than rote memorization, resulting in a simple, enjoyable, and effective learning process • Colored text highlights particles added to nouns and verbs, ...
The Perfectly Imperfect Home: How to Decorate and Live Well
Style is a luxury, and luxury is simply what makes you happy. Over the years, founding editor in chief of domino magazine Deborah Needleman has seen all kinds of rooms, with all kinds of furnishings. Her conclusion: It’s not hard to create a relaxed, stylish, and comfortable home. Just a few well-considered items can completely change the feel of your space, and The Perfectly Imperfect Home reveals them all. Ranging from classics such ...
The Spirituality of Imperfection: Storytelling and the Search for Meaning
I Am Not Perfect is a simple statement of profound truth, the first step toward understanding the human condition, for to deny your essential imperfection is to deny yourself and your own humanity. The spirituality of imperfection, steeped in the rich traditions of the Hebrew prophets and Greek thinkers, Buddhist sages and Christian disciples, is a message as timeless as it is timely. This insightful work draws on the ...
Advanced Spanish Step-by-Step: Master Accelerated Grammar to Take Your Spanish to the Next Level (Easy ...
A proven grammar-based approach that gives you a real mastery of the Spanish language Use Advanced Spanish Step by Step 's progressive, grammar-based approach to conquer intermediate and advanced Spanish-language topics. This step-by-step approach gives you real confidence and the tools you need to achieve a high Spanish proficiency. You'll get a quick review of the key grammar basics, then move on to more advanced topics that you need for ...
On Being a Therapist, 4th Edition
Jeffrey A. Kottler
An updated revision of Jeffrey Kottler's classic book reveals the new realities and inner experiences of therapeutic practice today For more than 25 years On Being a Therapist has inspired generations of mental health professionals to explore the most private and sacred aspects of their work helping others. In this new edition, he explores many of the challenges that therapists face related to increased technology, surprising research, the ...
Wabi-Sabi: for Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophers
Imperfect Publishing, 2008
An updated version of the seminal 1994 classic volume on the beauty of things imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete.
Study of Counterpoint: From Johann Joseph Fux's Gradus Ad Parnassum
Johann Joseph Fux
W. W. Norton & Company
The essence of the most celebrated book on counterpoint, Fux's Gradus ad Parnassum . The most celebrated book on counterpoint is Fux's great theoretical work ?Gradus ad Parnassum. ? Since its appearance in 1725, it has been used by and has directly influenced the work of many of the greatest composers. J.S. Bach held it in high esteem, Leopold Mozart trained his famous son from its pages, Haydn worked out every lesson with meticulous care, ...
Workbook for Wheelock's Latin
Paul T. Comeau
Richard A. LaFleur
WHEELOCK'S LATIN: AUDIO FILES When Professor Frederic M. Wheelock's Latin first appeared in 1956, the reviews extolled its thoroughness, organization, and conciseness; at least one reviewer predicted that the book "might well become the standard text" for introducing students to elementary Latin. Now, five decades later, that prediction has certainly proved accurate. Workbook for Wheelock's Latin is an essential companion to the classic ...
Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Italian Grammar (Practice Makes Perfect Series)
Build up your Italian grammar skills and communicate with ease The only way to boost your confidence in a second language is to practice, practice, practice. From the present tense of regular verbs to direct object pronouns, this comprehensive guide and workbook covers all aspects of Italian grammar that you need to master. Focusing on the practical aspects of Italian as it's really spoken, each unit of Practice Makes Perfect: Complete ...
Practical Spanish Grammar: A Self-Teaching Guide, 2nd Edition
The fast, easy way to master the essentials of Spanish Now, learning Spanish can be as easy as uno, dos, tres! Combining the quick- reference virtues of a phrase book with the learning tools of a full-fledged language course, this popular guide gives you a solid start. Completely revised and updated for today's usage, Practical Spanish Grammar gives you: * A proven interactive format that has been tested, rewritten, and retested to ensure you ...
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