books about: lives
Life After Life: A Novel
Back Bay Books
"One of the best novels I've read this century. Kate Atkinson is a marvel. There aren't enough breathless adjectives to describe LIFE AFTER LIFE: Dazzling, witty, moving, joyful, mournful, profound."--Gillian Flynn, author of Gone Girl What if you could live again and again, until you got it right? On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born, the third child of a wealthy English banker and his wife. She dies before she can ...
Life Could Be Verse: Reflections on Love, Loss, and What Really Matters
For his 98th birthday, Kirk Douglas offers us an intimate look into his life. Through a collection of poetry, prose and photographs, he pulls the curtain all the way back exposing the bombs and blockbusters of both the personal and professional aspects. From uncomplicated poems written for his beloved wife, Ann, of 60 years, to poems written for his four boys when they were still small, Douglas' words are comical, sentimental, romantic, and ...
The Life We Bury
Seventh Street Books
College student Joe Talbert has the modest goal of completing a writing assignment for an English class. His task is to interview a stranger and write a brief biography of the person. With deadlines looming, Joe heads to a nearby nursing home to find a willing subject. There he meets Carl Iverson, and soon nothing in Joe's life is ever the same. Iverson is a dying Vietnam veteran--and a convicted murderer. With only a few months to live, he has ...
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
Ten Speed Press
This New York Times best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying, organizing, and storing. Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles? Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes tidying to a whole new level, ...
Life's Little Instruction 2015 Day-to-Day Calendar: Volume XIX
H. Jackson Brown Jr.
Andrews McMeel Publishing
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.'s thoughtful advice and playful observations show readers the way to a happy and meaningful life. Each page of this edition of Life's Little Instruction Calendar features such wonderful entries as these: "Carry a grudge and you're the one who gets a hernia." "To be noticed, do something amazing." "Remember, a three-week vacation is about seven days too long." "Be proud of your days and you'll be content with your ...
Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina
In this instant New York Times bestseller, Misty Copeland makes history as the only African American soloist dancing with the prestigious American Ballet Theatre. But when she first placed her hands on the barre at an after-school community center, no one expected the undersized, anxious thirteen-year-old to become a groundbreaking ballerina. When she discovered ballet, Misty was living in a shabby motel room, struggling with her five ...
Life of Pi
The son of a zookeeper, Pi Patel has an encyclopedic knowledge of animal behavior and a fervent love of stories. When Pi is sixteen, his family emigrates from India to North America aboard a Japanese cargo ship, along with their zoo animals bound for new homes. The ship sinks. Pi finds himself alone in a lifeboat, his only companions a hyena, an orangutan, a wounded zebra, and Richard Parker, a 450-pound Bengal tiger. Soon the tiger has ...
Back Bay Books
The long-awaited autobiography of the guitarist, songwriter, singer, and founding member of the Rolling Stones. Ladies and gentlemen: Keith Richards. With The Rolling Stones, Keith Richards created the songs that roused the world, and he lived the original rock and roll life. Now, at last, the man himself tells his story of life in the crossfire hurricane. Listening obsessively to Chuck Berry and Muddy Waters records, learning guitar and ...
Lives in Ruins: Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble
The author of The Dead Beat and This Book is Overdue! turns her piercing eye and charming wit to the real-life avatars of Indiana Jones—the archaeologists who sort through the muck and mire of swamps, ancient landfills, volcanic islands, and other dirty places to reclaim history for us all. Pompeii, Machu Picchu, the Valley of the Kings, the Parthenon—the names of these legendary archaeological sites conjure up romance and mystery. ...
Napoleon: A Life
The definitive biography of the great soldier-statesman by the New York Times bestselling author of The Storm of War w inner of the Grand Prix of the Fondation Napoleon 2014 Austerlitz, Borodino, Waterloo: his battles are among the greatest in history, but Napoleon Bonaparte was far more than a military genius and astute leader of men. Like George Washington and his own hero Julius Caesar, he was one of the greatest ...
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013
Upon discovering a 1958 book titled "Account of Time Travel on Earth Using Wave Theory," 42-year-old Max Thorning's life is thrown into chaos. Seeking answers to the book's cryptic clues, he discovers Dr. Time, a seemingly benign alien who has control of the Time Weaver, a remarkable device that can command any scene from the Earth's past. Dr. Time offers him a choice to go back into Time, to any point in his lifespan that he can vividly recall. ...
Life Code: The New Rules for Winning in the Real World
Bird Street Books
In Life Code: The New Rules for Winning in the Real World , six-time New York Times #1 best-selling author Dr. Phil McGraw abandons traditional thinking and tells you the ugly truth about the users, abusers, and overall “bad guys” we all have in our lives. He also reveals the secrets of how they think and how they get to and exploit you and those you love. You’ll gain incredible insight into these negative people, which he refers to as ...
The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid: A Memoir
From one of the world's most beloved writers and New York Times bestselling author of One Summer , a vivid, nostalgic, and utterly hilarious memoir of growing up in the 1950s Bill Bryson was born in the middle of the American century—1951—in the middle of the United States—Des Moines, Iowa—in the middle of the largest generation in American history—the baby boomers. As one of the best and funniest writers alive, he is perfectly ...
The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry: A Novel
"Funny, tender, and moving, The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry reminds us all exactly why we read and why we love."* A. J. Fikry’s life is not at all what he expected it to be. He lives alone, his bookstore is experiencing the worst sales in its history, and now his prized possession, a rare collection of Poe poems, has been stolen. But when a mysterious package appears at the bookstore, its unexpected arrival gives Fikry the chance to ...
Life Application Study Bible: New Living Translation
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Today's best-selling study Bible—the Life Application Study Bible —has been updated and expanded. Over 300 new Life Application notes, nearly 350 note revisions, 16 new personality profiles, updated charts, and a Christian Worker's Resource make today's number one selling study Bible even better. FEATURES: Over 300 new Life Application notes and significant revisions to nearly 350 others 16 new Personality Profiles Most charts ...
Life Together: The Classic Exploration of Faith in Community
In Life Together , Dietrich Bonhoeffer, renowned Christian minister, professor, and author of The Cost of Discipleship recounts his unique fellowship in an underground seminary during the Nazi years in Germany. Giving practical advice on how life together in Christ can be sustained in families and groups, Life Together is bread for all who are hungry for the real life of Christian fellowship.
Life Application Study Bible NIV, Personal Size
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
The Life Application Study Bible is today's #1-selling study Bible, containing notes that not only explain difficult passages and give information on Bible life and times, but go a step further to show you how to “take it personally,” as God's Word speaks to every situation and circumstance of your life! It's the one Bible resource that incorporates today's top scholarship in answering your real-life questions and includes nearly 10,000 ...
The Life Recovery Bible, Personal Size NLT
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
The Life Recovery Bible is today's #1-selling recovery Bible and is based on the 12-step recovery model. It was created by two of today's leading recovery experts, David Stoop, Ph.D., and Stephen Arterburn, M.Ed., to lead readers to the source of true healing—God himself. Features: New Living Translation Recovery Notes —Placed throughout the Bible text, these notes pinpoint passages and thoughts important to recovery Twelve Step ...
Life Hacks: 122 Life Hacks: Save Money, Save Time and Live more Productively (LifeHacks)
Life Hacks Books, 2014
122 Life Hacks For a limited time only, you can get your copy of 122 Life Hacks for only $2.99 instead of its regular price of $4.99. Download today and start to save money and time and live more productively. Have you ever felt like you need a Lifehack or two? Because the stress of life often gets the better and sometimes even the best of us, at times it’s important to take a step back and take the easy way out. Yes, ...
Life Essentials: Carbohydrates, Fats, Protein, Vitamins & Minerals, Water
Choice PH, 2013
Life Essentials takes a closer look at carbohydrates, proteins, fats, water, vitamins & minerals; and the role they play in our bodies. Carbohydrates are compounds made up of types of sugar. All carbohydrates provide the body with the fuel needed for physical activity, but not all carbs are equal. Learn why good carbs made from whole grains are healthier than bad carbs such as enriched white flour. Understanding the difference between simple ...
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