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The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs
Patricia B. McConnell

Ballantine Books, 2003

The Other End of the Leash shares a revolutionary, new perspective on our relationship with dogs, focusing on our behavior in comparison with that of dogs. An applied animal behaviorist and dog trainer with more than twenty years experience, Dr. Patricia McConnell looks at humans as just another interesting species, and muses about why we behave the way we do around our dogs, how dogs might interpret our behavior, and how to interact with our ...


Mending Scars (Others of Edenton Book 5)

Brandy L Rivers, 2014

Some scars run soul deep. Preston finally knows what he wants, but it’s an uphill battle to win her confidence. Dacia has been hurt countless times, including by his own hand. Despite her accusations, he wants what’s best for her. Dacia struggles with her inability to trust. Her mother has always been too wrapped up in her own life to pay attention. Her father only comes around when it benefits him. Dacia no longer believes she’ll ...


Olive, the Other Reindeer
Vivian Walsh

Chronicle Books, 1997

Olive is merrily preparing for Christmas when suddenly she realizes "Olive... the other Reindeer... I thought I was a dog. Hmmm, I must be a Reindeer!" So she quickly hops aboard the polar express and heads to the North Pole. And while Santa and the other reindeer are a bit surprised that a dog wants to join the their team, in the end Olive and her unusual reindeer skills are just what Santa and his veteran reindeer team need. Colorful graphic ...


The Other
Ryszard Kapuscinski

Verso, 2009

Ryszard Kapuscinski witnessed and reported on major wars, coups and revolutions as they happened throughout the developing world and global South. In this distillation of his reflections on a lifetime of travel, he takes a fresh look at the Western idea of the Other: the non-European or non-American. Looking at this concept through the lens of his own encounters in Africa, Asia and Latin America, and considering its formative significance for ...


The Bones of Others (Skye Cree, Book 1)

Beachdevils Press, 2013

Some monsters live in your head. Not this one. Brutalized as a young girl by a vile sexual predator, Skye Cree is a survivor. Guided by the visions of her mystical spirit guide to the whereabouts of abducted girls, she uses her unique abilities to turn her horrifying past into a positive force for justice. Fighting the demons that have haunted her for years, she trusts only in herself—until she falls hard for a man for the first time in her ...


Blaine M Yorgason

Bookcraft, 1978

In his parable of the sheep and the goats, the Savior taught the crucial importance of having concern for our fellow beings. That's what Others is about too, - about loving enough to care, and caring enough to serve. The authors here explore the art of giving. The gift may be just a smile, a word of encouragement or praise, a helping hand, a loving hug, a shoulder to cry on. It may be the sharing of talents, testimony, love, kindness, joy, or ...


The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates
Wes Moore

Spiegel & Grau, 2011

Two kids named Wes Moore were born blocks apart within a year of each other. Both grew up fatherless in similar Baltimore neighborhoods and had difficult childhoods; both hung out on street corners with their crews; both ran into trouble with the police. How, then, did one grow up to be a Rhodes Scholar, decorated veteran, White House Fellow, and business leader, while the other ended up a convicted murderer serving a life sentence? Wes Moore, ...


The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales
Jon Scieszka

Viking Juvenile, 1992

The entire book, with its unconventional page arrangement and eclectic, frenetic mix of text and picures, is a spoof on the art of book design and the art of the fairy tale. The individual tales, such as he Really Ugly Ducklingand ittle Red Running Shorts,can be extracted for telling aloud, with great success. Another masterpiece from the team that created The True Story of the Three Little Pigs! -Horn Book


The Other Side of God: The Eleven Gem Odyssey of Being (Psychological Crisis, Personal Growth and ...

Blue Wing Publications, Workshops, and Lectures, 2011

Journey into yourself in this surrealistic adventure into the human psyche and multi-dimensional realities in Book One of the "Other Side" series. The reader is catalyzed into a personal journey as the pages are turned, inviting a meditative experience to expand awareness, deepen self-appreciation, ease personal pain, heal psychological wounds, and bring one into a more fruitful life experience. Packed with cutting-edge metaphysical insights and ...


The Other Duke (The Notorious Flynns Book 1)

The Passionate Pen, 2015

* * * * * PREORDER SALE - Get the book for only $2.99 as a preorder. The price will go up after release on January 13th! * * * * * A hot historical romance from National Bestselling Romance Author Jess Michaels For years Serafina McPhee has been engaged to marry the heir to the Duke of Hartholm and for almost as long, she has been struggling to find a way out of that engagement. When he suddenly dies, she does not mourn but thrills ...


The Other
Matthew Hughes

Underland Press, 2011

Meet Luff Imbry, an insidiously clever confidence man . . . He likes good wine, good food, and good stolen goods, and he always maintains the upper hand. When a business rival gets the drop on him, he finds himself abandoned on Fulda—a far-off, isolated world with a history of its own. Unable to blend in and furious for revenge, Imbry has to rely on his infamous criminal wit to survive Fulda’s crusade to extinguish The Other. Hailed as the ...


The Other Side
Jacqueline Woodson

Putnam Juvenile, 2001

Clover's mom says it isn't safe to cross the fence that segregates their African-American side of town from the white side where Anna lives. But the two girls strike up a friendship, and get around the grown-ups' rules by sitting on top of the fence together. With the addition of a brand-new author's note, this special edition celebrates the tenth anniversary of this classic book. As always, Woodson moves readers with her lyrical narrative, ...


Something Other Than God: How I Passionately Sought Happiness and Accidentally Found It
Jennifer Fulwiler

Ignatius Press, 2014

Jennifer Fulwiler told herself she was happy. Why wouldn't she be? She made good money as a programmer at a hot tech start-up, had just married a guy with a stack of Ivy League degrees, and lived in a twenty-first-floor condo where she could sip sauvignon blanc while watching the sun set behind the hills of Austin. Raised in a happy, atheist home, Jennifer had the freedom to think for herself and play by her own rules. Yet a creeping darkness ...


In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash
Jean Shepherd

Broadway Books, 1991

A beloved, bestselling classic of humorous and nostalgic Americana, reissued in a strikingly designed paperback edition. Before Garrison Keillor and Spalding Gray there was Jean Shepherd: a master monologist and writer who spun the materials of his all-American childhood into immensely resonant--and utterly hilarious--works of comic art. In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash represents one of the peaks of his achievement, a compound of irony, ...


The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics)
Howard Phillips Lovecraft

Penguin Classics, 1999

A definitive collection of stories from the unrivaled master of twentieth-century horror "I think it is beyond doubt that H. P. Lovecraft has yet to be surpassed as the twentieth century's greatest practitioner of the classic horror tale." -Stephen King Frequently imitated and widely influential, Howard Philips Lovecraft reinvented the horror genre in the 1920s, discarding ghosts and witches and instead envisioning mankind as a tiny outpost ...


Ignore Everybody: and 39 Other Keys to Creativity
Hugh MacLeod

Portfolio Hardcover, 2009

When Hugh MacLeod was a struggling young copywriter living in a YMCA, he started to doodle on the backs of business cards while sitting at a bar. Those cartoons eventually led to a popular blog——and a reputation for pithy insight and humor, in both words and pictures. MacLeod has opinions on everything from marketing to the meaning of life, but one of his main subjects is creativity. How do new ideas emerge in a cynical, ...


The Other Typist: A Novel
Suzanne Rindell

Berkley Trade, 2014

A KIRKUS REVIEWS BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR! Keira Knightly is to produce and star in the movie adaption of The Other Typist ! A haunting debut novel set against the background of New York City in the 1920s… “From the first page [I] was absorbed…Suzanne Rindell’s story of a 1920s police stenographer who becomes increasingly obsessed with a glamorous new typist reminds me at points of Notes on a Scandal and Patricia ...


My Husband's Other Women 2

Royalty Publishing House, 2014

In a game of love and war are there any true winners? Rayvon has a new wife and a new baby. You would think that he would finally be satisfied but when it comes to Rayvon’s adulterous ways, you can never know for sure. Is his new family enough to help him leave his mistresses bed for good? Janice will soon find out that all that glitters ain’t gold. Being a wife instead of the mistress slaps her in the face as the roles change and now ...


The Other
Thomas Tryon, 1900


The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
Isabel Wilkerson

Vintage, 2011

In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life. NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER LYNTON HISTORY PRIZE WINNER HEARTLAND AWARD WINNER  DAYTON LITERARY PEACE PRIZE FINALIST         NAMED ONE ...



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