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The Book of Awakening: Having the Life You Want by Being Present to the Life You Have
Philosopher-poet and cancer survivor, Mark Nepo opens a new season of freedom and joy--an escape from deadening, asleep-at-the wheel sameness--that is both profound and clarifying. His spiritual daybook is a summons to reclaim aliveness, liberate the self, take each day one at a time, and to savor the beauty offered by life's unfolding. Reading his poetic prose is like being given second sight, exposing the reader to life's multiple dimensions, ...
Spirit Wars: Winning the Invisible Battle Against Sin and the Enemy
You know the battle is raging--but are you fighting the right enemy? Just as enemies fought Joshua in the Promised Land, and Nehemiah faced opposition as he rebuilt the walls of Jerusalem, our enemy will fight us as we approach the spiritual terrain God has promised us. Most Christians retreat at the first sign of conflict because they fail to recognize the true nature of the battle. But you can prevail in freedom and joy. Sharing his deeply ...
Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Verb Tenses
A workbook to help you master Spanish tenses Some things just take a lot of practice to learn, and verb tenses are one of them! Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Verb Tenses goes beyond the scope of many other books that deal with verbs. Typical verb books often present little more than charts of conjugations with perhaps some mechanical exercises that do little to help you really master when and why a particular verb tense should be ...
Inquebrantable: Mi Historia, A Mi Manera (Atria Espanol) (Spanish Edition)
A New York Times bestseller, this is the official biography from the beloved Mexican-American singer who lost her life in a tragic plane crash. La única autobiografía autorizada de Jenni Rivera "No puedo dejarme atrapar en lo negativo porque eso me destruye. Tal vez lo mejor que puedo hacer es tratar de alejarme de mis problemas y concentrarme en lo positivo. Soy una mujer como cualquier otra y me ocurren cosas feas como a cualquier otra ...
Fighting to Forget (Fighting Series Book 3)
Every fighter is drawn to the violence, the release that a perfect hit can bring. But very few are drawn to the pain. Rex Carter lives behind a wall of indifference. The demons from his childhood act as an anesthetic, keeping him distant from emotional connections. Only the ache from a knock to the jaw, the sting of a tattoo needle, or the heat from a piercing can jolt him back from the numbness. The fiery pain is all he can feel, and ...
Rena's Promise: A Story of Sisters in Auschwitz
Rena Kornreich Gelissen
Heather Dune Macadam
Sent to Auschwitz on the first Jewish transport, Rena Kornreich survived the Nazi death camps for over three years. While there she was reunited with her sister Danka. Each day became a struggle to fulfill the promise Rena made to her mother when the family was forced to split apart--a promise to take care of her sister. One of the few Holocaust memoirs about the lives of women in the camps, Rena's Promise is a compelling story of the ...
The Way to Cook
In this magnificent new cookbook, illustrated with full color throughout, Julia Child gives us her magnum opus--the distillation of a lifetime of cooking. And she has an important message for Americans today. . . --to the health-conscious: make a habit of good home cooking so that you know you are working with the best and freshest ingredients and you can be in control of what goes into every dish --to the new generation of cooks who have not ...
The classic samurai novel about the real exploits of the most famous swordsman. Miyamoto Musashi was the child of an era when Japan was emerging from decades of civil strife. Lured to the great Battle of Sekigahara in 1600 by the hope of becoming a samurai-without really knowing what it meant-he regains consciousness after the battle to find himself lying defeated, dazed and wounded among thousands of the dead and dying. On his way home, he ...
Time for Bed
HMH Books for Young Readers
Darkness is falling everywhere and little ones are getting sleepy, feeling cozy, and being tucked in. It’s time for a wide yawn, a big hug, and a snuggle under the covers--sleep tight! “Working beautifully with the soothingly repetitive text, each painting conveys a warm feeling of safety and affection.”-- School Library Journal
Fighting to Forgive (Fighting Series Book 2)
JB Salsbury LLC, 2013
When everything you avoid, turns out to be exactly what you need. Easy and predictable, just the way he likes it, Blake Daniels flies through life the way he burns through women: on his terms, no regrets. With his fighting career in full swing, he's on the threshold of title contention. But when his training is compromised by injury, the stakes grow impossibly higher. The rage that fuels his punches also chips away at his focus, and he ...
A work of fiction based on the actual events of Erik B. Scott's killing on July 10, 2010, in Las Vegas, NV. When Las Vegas police officers unwittingly gun down a West Point graduate and current covert operations agent, then try to cover up their crime, they unleash an asymmetric war with a federal "black world" agency. It's a war the cops cannot win - and there is no escape from justice.
The Spider and the Fly
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
"'Will you walk into my parlor,' said the Spider to the Fly..." is easily one of the most recognized and quoted first lines in all of English verse. But do you have any idea how the age-old tale of the Spider and the Fly ends? Join celebrated artist Tony DiTerlizzi as he -- drawing inspiration from one of his loves, the classic Hollywood horror movies of the 1920s and 1930s -- shines a cinematic spotlight on Mary Howitt's warning, written to ...
Las legiones malditas
Publio Cornelio Escipión. que pasaría a la historia con el sobrenombre de Africanas. sólo tenía 26 años cuando aceptó comandar las tropas romanas en Hispania. Poseedor de las cualidades militares de su padre y su tío. el joven Escipión también heredó a algunos de los feroces enemigos de éstos. como Asdrúbal. el hermano de Aníbal. o el general pánico Ciscón. quienes planeaban derrotar a su ejército en el campo de batalla. Sus ...
The Stars: A New Way to See Them
H. A. Rey
HMH Books for Young Readers
This is a clear, vivid text with charts and maps showing the positions of the constellations the year round.
Three Questions, The (tres Preguntas, Las): Las Tres Preguntas (Clifford)
Jon J. Muth
Scholastic en Espanol
With his stunning watercolors and a text that resounds with universal truths, award-winning artist Jon J. Muth has transformed a story by Tolstoy into a timeless fable for young readers. Nikolai is a boy who believes that if he can find the answers to his three questions, he will always know how to be a good person. His friends--a heron, a monkey, and a dog--try to help, but to no avail, so he asks Leo, the wise old turtle. "When is the best ...
Banquete Total: Cuando la corrupción dejó de ser ilegal (Spanish Edition)
Por décadas en Puerto Rico se ha estado jugando un juego de poder. Cada cuatro años un nuevo gobierno asciende al trono con una sola meta, extender sus influencias más allá del término. Como en el juego de ajedrez, la meta es hacer cada movida asegurando el jaque, buscar el control de todos los poderes y garantizar el Banquete Total . Este banquete se ha venido cocinando por los pasados 60 años. Primero lo gozó el PPD y en el pasado ...
Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Pronouns And Prepositions
This bestselling book in the Practice Makes Perfect series treats Spanish pronouns and prepositions systematically in a worktext format. Containing concise, user-friendly explanations with generous and varied practice, the book helps students develop their knowledge of how and why pronouns and prepositions are used. Plus it encourages students to use the pronouns and prepositions in real-life contexts.
Halls of Fame: Essays
In these refreshingly bold, creative, and incisive essays, John D'Agata journeys the endless corridors of American's myriad halls of fame and faithfully reports on what he finds there. In a voice all his own, he brilliantly maps his terrain in lists, collage, and ludic narratives. From Martha Graham to the Flat Earth Society, from the brightest light in Vegas to the "outsider artist" Henry Darger, D'Agata's obsessions are as American as they are ...
Jimmy Delaney is on another bad roll. His ex-wife is cranky. Burglars clean out all the coins from the video poker machines at his saloon, Jimmy D's. His accountant is missing - with all the bar's money. He can't get a loan because the IRS has a lien on the joint and a rogue revenue agent with a personal grudge is seizing Jimmy D's on Friday unless he can come up with $50,000 in back taxes. Losing streaks in Las Vegas can be the worst in the ...
Harrington on Hold 'em Expert Strategy for No Limit Tournaments, Vol. 2: Endgame
Two Plus Two Pub
Poker has taken America by storm. But it's not just any form of poker that has people across the country so excited it's no-limit hold 'em the main event game. And now, thanks to televised tournaments, tens of thousands of new players are eager to claim their share of poker glory. In the first volume of this series, Harrington on Hold 'em: Volume I: Strategic Play, Dan Harrington explained how to play in the early phases of tournaments, when ...
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