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The Lost Hero. Rick Riordan (Heroes of Olympus)
This is the number one, bestselling title in this new spin-off series from Percy Jackson creator, Rick Riordan. Old enemies awaken as camp half-blood's new arrivals prepare for war. When Jason, Piper and Leo crash land at Camp Half-Blood, they have no idea what to expect. Apparently this is the only safe place for children of the Greek Gods - despite the monsters roaming the woods and demigods practising archery with flaming arrows and ...
Simon & Schuster
The Pulitzer Prize–winning biography of Harry S. Truman, whose presidency included momentous events from the atomic bombing of Japan to the outbreak of the Cold War and the Korean War, told by America’s beloved and distinguished historian. The life of Harry S. Truman is one of the greatest of American stories, filled with vivid characters—Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin, Eleanor Roosevelt, Bess Wallace Truman, George Marshall, Joe McCarthy, ...
Confessions of a Prairie Bitch: How I Survived Nellie Oleson and Learned to Love Being Hated
Conf essions of a Prairie Bitch is Alison Arngrim’s comic memoir of growing up as one of television’s most memorable characters—the devious Nellie Oleson on the hit television show Little House on the Prairie . With behind-the-scenes stories from the set, as well as tales from her bohemian upbringing in West Hollywood and her headline-making advocacy work on behalf of HIV awareness and abused children, Confessions of a Prairie Bitch is ...
The Ultimate Guide to the Daniel Fast
The Ultimate Guide to the Daniel Fast is an inspiring resource for Christians who want to pursue a more intimate relationship with God through the 21-day commitment to prayer and fasting known as the Daniel Fast. As you deny yourself certain foods---such as sugars, processed ingredients, and solid fats---you will not only embrace healthier eating habits, you’ll also discover a greater awareness of God’s presence. Author Kristen Feola ...
All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel
From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the beautiful, stunningly ambitious instant New York Times bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II. Marie-Laure lives with her father in Paris near the Museum of Natural History, where he works as the master of its thousands of locks. When she is six, Marie-Laure goes ...
Witches in Flight (WitchLight Trilogy: Book 3)
Ghosts from Lizard's past--and the man who wants to be her future. The empty places in Elsie's soul--and the temptations of raspberry-laced courage. Walk once more with Jennie's students as they come to the end of their WitchLight journeys. Ah--just read it. You know you want to :-).
The Serpent's Shadow (The Kane Chronicles, Book 3)
He's b-a-a-ack! Despite their best efforts, Carter and Sadie Kane can't seem to keep Apophis, the chaos snake, down. Now Apophis is threatening to plunge the world into eternal darkness, and the Kanes are faced with the impossible task of having to destroy him once and for all. Unfortunately, the magicians of the House of Life are on the brink of civil war, the gods are divided, and the young initiates of Brooklyn House stand almost alone ...
The Hiding Place
Corrie Ten Boom
Corrie ten Boom was a woman admired the world over for her courage, her forgiveness, and her memorable faith. In World War II, she and her family risked their lives to help Jews escape the Nazis, and their reward was a trip to Hitler's concentration camps. But she survived and was released-as a result of a clerical error-and now shares the story of how faith triumphs over evil. For thirty-five years Corrie's dramatic life story, full of timeless ...
The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 5)
Disney Hyperion Books for Children
All year the half-bloods have been preparing for battle against the Titans, knowing the odds of victory are grim. Kronos's army is stronger than ever, and with every god and half-blood he recruits, the evil Titan's power only grows. While the Olympians struggle to contain the rampaging monster Typhon, Kronos begins his advance on New York City, where Mount Olympus stands virtually unguarded. Now it's up to Percy Jackson and an army of young ...
The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 4)
Percy Jackson isn't expecting freshman orientation to be any fun. But when a mysterious mortal acquaintance appears on campus, followed by demon cheerleaders, things quickly move from bad to diabolical. In this latest installment of the blockbuster series, time is running out as war between the Olympians and the evil Titan lord Kronos draws near. Even the safe haven of Camp Half-Blood grows more vulnerable by the minute as Kronos's army ...
Betty Crocker's Cooky Book (Facsimile Edition)
Here is the complete cooky book-more than 450 recipes, dozens of appetizing full-color photographs, and many how-to-do-it sketches. This treasury of cooky baking embraces all tastes-from the old-fashioned and traditional to the new and sophisticated. Plus a large section devoted entirely to holiday cookies. Fun to use. . .perfect to give. Here's the classic treasury of cookie baking that so many people grew up with: the beloved 1963 edition of ...
Defending a King His Life & Legacy
Dr Karen Moriarty
THE HIGHEST-RATED 5-STAR MJ BOOK ON AMAZON AND.... * A Kindle Bestseller * One of the Best-Selling MJ Books * Has Earned the Most Reviews Why did 7,745 people download this book from "Kindle Free eBooks" within 24 hours? Read it to find out why.... " If you want an eye-opening portrayal of the real Michael Jackson - ...
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
When Josie Jensen, an awkward thirteen-year-old musical prodigy crashes headlong into new-comer Samuel Yazzie, an eighteen-year-old Navajo boy full of anger and confusion, an unlikely friendship blooms. Josie teaches Samuel about words, music and friendship, and along the way finds a kindred spirit. Upon graduation, Samuel abandons the sleepy, small town in search of a future and a life, leaving his young mentor behind. Many years go by and ...
Southern Plate: Classic Comfort Food That Makes Everyone Feel Like Family
William Morrow Cookbooks
My name is Christy Jordan and I like to feed people. I come from a long line of Southern cooks who taught me home cooking is best, life is good, and there is always something to be grateful for. I created Southern Plate so that I could share the recipes and stories that have been passed down through my family for more than nine generations. You won't find fancy food or new-fangled recipes in this cookbook—just easy, no-fuss Southern ...
The Encyclopedia of Country Living: An Old Fashioned Recipe Book
Initially self-published 20 years ago, The Encyclopedia of Country Living has become the trusted guidebook to sustainable, self-sufficient living. Filled with memorable anecdotes, crucial advice, and a generous helping of good humor, this compendium provides detailed information about food production — growing, processing, cooking, and preserving — together with hundreds of illustrations and recipes. With updates of over 1,100 mail order ...
Mossflower (Prequel to Redwall)
The thrilling prequel to "Redwall". The clever and greedy wildcat Tsarmina becomes ruler of all Mossflower Woods and is determined to govern the peaceful woodlanders with an iron paw. The brave mouse Martin and quick-talking mouse thief Gonff meet in the depths of Kotir Castle's dungeon. The two escape and resolve to end Tsarmina's tyrannical rule. Joined by Kinny the mole, Martin and Gonff set off on a dangerous quest for Salamandastron, where ...
The Hiding Place: 25th Anniversary Edition (Corrie Ten Boom Library)
Corrie Ten Boom
A Chosen Books commemorative edition of Corrie ten Booms wondrous story. Love overcomes inhumanity in the concentration camp and heals lives in the wars aftermath.
Pet Goats & Pap Smears: 101 Medical Adventures to Open Your Heart & Mind
Pamela Wible MD
Pamela Wible, MD
Go behind the exam room door to experience the secret lives of doctors and patients. Enjoy Pap parties. Meet the Chlamydia Clown. Win a free kitten with your physical! In this laugh-till-you-cry health care handbook, you'll learn how fun it is to be a doctor--and a patient. Discover simple remedies for mysterious illnesses and unusual prescriptions that may save your life. Plus, this book reveals the secrets to solving your waiting-room ...
Anne of the Island (Anne of Green Gables)
One of the most loved characters of all time Leaving home for college is never easy. Yet being on her own and making new friends is more exciting than Anne Shirley every dreamed possible. Not only does she sell her first story, but she also gets a marriage proposal--from the last person she expects. There's never a dull moment when she moves into a cozy cottage with her girlfriends, gets adopted by a troublemaker of a cat, and helps her best ...
All Creatures Great and Small
St. Martin's Griffin
The classic multimillion copy bestseller Delve into the magical, unforgettable world of James Herriot, the world's most beloved veterinarian, and his menagerie of heartwarming, funny, and tragic animal patients. For over thirty years, generations of readers have thrilled to Herriot's marvelous tales, deep love of life, and extraordinary storytelling abilities. For decades, Herriot roamed the remote, beautiful Yorkshire Dales, treating every ...
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