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Ten Good and Bad Things About My Life (So Far)
Ann M. Martin
Feiwel & Friends
Pearl Littlefield’s first assignment in fifth grade is complicated: She has to write an essay about her summer. Where does she begin? Her dad lost his job, she had to go to a different camp—one where her older sister Lexie was a counselor-in-training (ugh!)— and she and her good friend James Brubaker III had a huge fight, which made them both wonder if the other kids were right that girls and boys can’t be good friends and which ...
I'm So Sure (The Charmed Life)
Jenny B. Jones
Think you're having a rough week? Bella's stepdad, a semi-pro wrestler, just signed the entire family up for a reality TV show. Bella's first thought: Kill. Me. Now. Living in Truman, Oklahoma wasn't 100% miserable for Bella. Sure, she misses Manhattan, couture clothes, and her dad. But she was making new friends at Truman High and almost enjoying her work at the school newspaper. Then the whole stepdad-wrestler-reality-show issue hit and ...
My So-Called Freelance Life: How to Survive and Thrive as a Creative Professional for Hire
Tired of clocking in and losing out? Want to pursue creative, fulfilling work on your own time and also make a living in the process? My So-Called Freelance Life is a how-to guidebook for women who want to avoid the daily grind and turn their freelance dreams into reality. Michelle Goodman, author of The Anti 9-to-5 Guide and self-proclaimed former wage slave,” offers tips, advice, how-to’s, and everything else a woman needs to pursue ...
Things I have learned in my life so far
This book began as a list designer Stefan Sagmeister made in his diary under the title Things I have learned in my life so far , which includes statements such as "Worrying solves nothing" and "Trying to look good limits my life." The list reveals something that is profoundly true: Although human beings have been pursuing happiness for countless generations, it is not so easily achieved. And we need constant reminders to keep us on the right ...
Dork Diaries 6: Tales from a Not-So-Happy Heartbreaker
Rachel Rene Russell
Loveand crushesare in the air for Nikki Maxwell in this sixth book of the New York Times bestselling Dork Diaries series. Its the biggest dance of the year and Nikki Maxwell is hoping her crush, Brandon, wants to be her date. But time is running out. What if he doesnt want to go with her? Or worsewhat if he ends up going with Mackenzie?!! In the sixth book in the blockbuster Dork Diaries seriesnow with more than 8 million copies in printjoin ...
My So-Called Life as a Proverbs 31 Wife: A One-Year Experiment...and Its Surprising Results
Harvest House Publishers
Author Sara Horn always admired the Proverbs 31 wife, but when she became a busy writer and mother, she deemed this model to be dated and impossible. Or is it? Join Sara as she heads into a one-year domestic experiment and offers full access to see if this biblical model can be embraced by a modern woman--even one who can't sew. With humility and humor, Sara sets out to pursue the Proverbs 31 characteristics through immersing herself in all ...
Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-So-Fabulous Life
Rachel Rene Russell
Dork Diaries follows eighth grader Nikki Maxwell as she chronicles through text and sketches her move to a snooty new school; her epic battle with her mom for an iPhone; her enthusiasm for drawing and art; and a love/hate fascination with the new schools queen bee, a girl named Mackenzie, who becomes Nikkis rival in a schoolwide art competition. Nikki writes about friendships, crushes, popularity, and family with a unique and fresh voice that ...
My Life So Far
Random House Trade Paperbacks
“In the process of writing this book I discovered there were clear, broad, even universal themes that ran through my life, a coherent arc to my journey that, if I could be truthful in the telling, might provide a road map for other women as they face the challenges of relationships, self-image, and forgiveness. What I did not anticipate was how my journey would also resonate with men.” America knows Jane Fonda as actress and activist, ...
The Not So Big Life: Making Room for What Really Matters
Random House Trade Paperbacks
Have you ever found yourself asking, “How did my life get so out of control?” Or wondering if this bigger life you have created is actually a better life? Most of us have lives that are as cluttered with unwanted obligations as our attics are cluttered with things. The bigger-is-better idea that triggered the explosion of McMansions has spilled over to give us McLives–leaving us with chaotic, overcommitted schedules and no time to do what ...
Life Is So Good
Random House Trade Paperbacks
One man’s extraordinary journey through the twentieth century and how he learned to read at age 98 “Things will be all right. People need to hear that. Life is good, just as it is. There isn’t anything I would change about my life.”—George Dawson In this remarkable book, George Dawson, a slave’s grandson who learned to read at age 98 and lived to the age of 103, reflects on his life and shares valuable lessons in ...
So I Tamed a Texan
Romantic story set in the rural Texas. A rich girl and a farm hand are in love, they are very young. And then the girl goes to the city for her studies, meets a slick city guy and her youthful love suddenly doesn't seem so perfect and so worthy of her love. Then a couple of things happen... This is a newly written story based mostly on an old good comic book. A real joy for all lovers of romantic stories about the boy getting the girl and ...
Easier Than You Think ...because life doesn't have to be so hard: The Small Changes That Add Up to a World of ...
All of us are looking for ways to take control of our lives, whether in our relationships, our families, our work, our health, or our future plans. Daily challenges have a way of overwhelming us, making life harder than it needs to be. The good news is that the answers are out there. And they are Easier Than You Think. In the phenomenal bestseller Don't Sweat the Small Stuff, Richard Carlson taught millions of readers how to stop the little ...
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells—taken without her knowledge—became one of the most important tools in medicine. The first “immortal” human cells grown in culture, they are still alive today, though she has been dead for more than sixty years. If you could pile all HeLa cells ever grown onto a scale, ...
I Told Me So: Self-Deception and the Christian Life
Gregg A. Ten Elshof
Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Think you’ve ever deceived yourself? Then this book is for you. / Think you’ve never deceived yourself? Then this book is really for you. / “Socrates famously asserted that the unexamined life is not worth living. But Gregg Ten Elshof shows us that we make all sorts of little deals with ourselves every day in order to stave off examination and remain happily self-deceived. Most provocatively, he suggests this is not all bad! While naming ...
So Not Happening (The Charmed Life)
Jenny B. Jones
New York's social darling just woke up in a nightmare: Oklahoma. Problem is, it's right where God wants her. Bella Kirkwood had it all: A-list friends at her prestigious private school, Broadway in her backyard, and Daddy's MasterCard in her wallet. Then her father, a plastic surgeon to the stars, decided to trade her mother in for a newer model. When Bella's mom falls in love with a man she met on the Internet--a factory worker with two ...
Never Have I Ever: My Life (So Far) Without a Date
Grand Central Publishing
"I would like to tell you about a theory I've developed about a certain brand of people I like to call 'lighthouses.' Lighthouse people are beacons that call all the cute sailors in ships back to land, beckoning them in toward the light. Lighthouse people are magnetic and luminescent. I am not a lighthouse." So begins Katie Heaney's memoir of her years spent looking for love, but never quite finding it -- from Cody the T-ball player all the ...
Life So Far: A Memoir
Simon & Schuster
It was Betty Freidan herself, in Life So Far, who spoke about her life and career and told us what it was all like from the inside. With the unsparing frankness that made The Feminine Mystique one of the most influential books of the century, Friedan looked back and told us what it took, and what it cost, to change the world. She took us on an intimate journey through her life, from her lonely childhood to the founding of NOW and her ...
Life Is Short And So Is This Book: Brief Thoughts On Making The Most Of Your Life (Volume 1)
Life is short. You can, if you work hard and are lucky, get more of almost anything, but you can’t get more time. Time only goes one way. The average American has a lifespan of less than 30,000 days. So how you choose to live matters. That’s the topic of this book. I don’t pretend to have all the answers. I’m still learning every day, and many of the good ideas here I’ve picked up from other people either directly or by reading. But ...
The One Year Book of Inspiration for Girlfriends: Juggling Not-So-Perfect, Often-Crazy, but Gloriously Real ...
If you’re living a perfect, charmed life . . . well, then this book isn’t going to be for you. But if, like the rest of us, you are at times broken, confused, lonely, or scared—if you’re struggling with problems that you think “good Christians” don’t have—then welcome, girlfriend, and pull up a chair! This quirky, friendly, and gut-honest devotional comes straight from the heart of Ellen Miller (CEO, marketing executive, mom, and ...
The Perfect Art of Imperfection, My Life So Far by Crystal Chappell
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