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The Official Rent-A-Husband Guide to a Safe, Problem-Free Home: Quick, Easy, and Effective Solutions for ...
Kaile R. Warren
Jane Maclean Craig
Since 1996, Kaile Warren's phenomenally successful handyman business, Rent-A-Husband, has dispatched a fleet of reliable, efficient, and sensitive “surrogate spouses” to take care of all those pressing but largely neglected problems in the home—from leaky plumbing to leaky roofs, buckled floors to peeling walls, faulty sockets to sparking plugs. And now, for every woman who thinks she has a screw loose or her wires crossed (and even some ...
Away With The Fairies (Phryne Fisher Mysteries)
Poisoned Pen Press
Searching for the murderer of a famous author, sexy, sassy Phryne goes undercover-and is up to her ears in fashion gossip and office politics.... Phryne Fisher is asked to investigate the puzzling death of a famous author and illustrator of fairy stories. To do so, she takes a job within the women's magazine that employed the victim and finds herself enmeshed in her colleagues' deceptions. But while Phryne is learning the ins and outs of ...
Worth The Room: An Autobiography of Survival and Service
Rev. Paul Peck M.Ed.
The author was a much loved and much wanted child by his parents, Paul and Caroline. However, no one could foresee the events that followed his birth, events that just as easily could have put his name on a prison roster rather than in Marquis' Who's Who in America and other such volumes. This is a story of survival from a childhood of emotional and extreme physical abuse. It is also the story of surviving four near-death experiences, as well as ...
Being Single Sucks!
Savvily Published LLC, 2014
Just what does a successful, beautiful woman, have to do these days to get the perfect guy to notice her...Drew doesn't have a clue! Despite Drew’s uncomfortable and unheard of relationship with her ex-husband...and his wife, Drew is now on the hunt for love, but apparently, love is nowhere to be found. This upbeat, romantic comedy, has just enough drama, laughs, lies, and did we mention, sex, that will have you looking at love from a ...
Uplift: Secrets from the Sisterhood of Breast Cancer Survivors
Barbara Delinsky's 1998 bestseller, COAST ROAD, featured a heroine who was a breast cancer survivor. To this day, it is the book that generates more mail than any of her others. That fact, combined with Barbara's ongoing commitment to breast cancer research, led her to her first book of nonfiction. Not a medical book -- there is no discussion of the pros and cons of a particular treatment or hospital or doctor -- UPLIFT is rather a collection of ...
A Greek Journey with Fork and Pen: Two Sisters find their roots
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
"Part recipe collection, travel log and memoir this charming read recounts the adventures of Georgia and Elizabeth and their husbands as they tour the land of their immigrant forebearers, eating and gathering recipes and stories as they go. The joy of the journey-the beauty of the land, its people and its food-fills every page, making this an enticing book for anyone interested in travel and pleasures of the table."
Love & War in Afghanistan
Seven Stories Press
Love and War in Afghanistan presents true stories of fourteen ordinary men and women living in Northern Afghanistan. In a quarter-century of uninterrupted war, the people of Afghanistan have endured foreign invasions, ethnic strife, a fundamentalist Islamic totalitarian regime, and the unending crossfire of rival warlord factions. The country remains an object of fascination for journalists, academics, and filmmakers from around the world. In ...
Amoskeag: Life and Work in an American Factory-City (Library of New England)
Tamara K. Hareven
First published in 1978, this classic book, through vivid oral histories and historic photographs, documents the social and cultural impact of the industry during America’s rise as a manufacturing power. For nearly a century, the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company was chief architect of the social, ethnic, and economic existence of Manchester, New Hampshire. In the early 1900s, it was the largest textile mill in the world, employing 17,000; ...
What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger: Turning Bad Breaks Into Blessings
Da Capo Press
Perhaps the hardest thing to remember in the throes of a crisis is that every bad break can also be a blessing. Indeed, there are always unexpected benefits in misfortune, provided we meet our crises with a shift in outlook. Born of the author's own terrible trauma, What Doesn't Kill You presents hard-won advice and practical exercises to help readers most effectively navigate the winding path from loss to regeneration. Rich with stories of ...
Legacy and Redemption
Joseph E. Tenenbaum
United States Holocaust Museum-Holocaust Survivors Memoirs Project
As a teenager, Joseph Tenenbaum survived forced labor camps near Krakow-Zatoska, Plaszow, Wieliczka, and Mielec -followed by deportation to the concentration camps of Mauthausen, Melk and Ebensee in Austria, where he worked in quarries and underground tunneling, amid the deaths of thousands of fellow prisoners. After liberation and several years in Europe, he immigrated to North Americas and became a major figure in Canada’s philanthropic and ...
Foster Mom: A Journey of Self-Discovery
Middle-aged, successful, Francine and her physician husband accidentally get involved with an inner city family whose life is ruined by drugs. Suicide, death and disappointment overwhelm their optimism.Despite their best efforts, they achieve only modest success with two of the children-a teen-age boy who has attachment disorder and becomes an addict himself, and a younger girl who acts out to get attention. A probing look at the foster care ...
The Short Sweet Dream of Eduardo Gutierrez
All of Eduardo Gutiérrez’s dreams gave him no idea of the dangerous path ahead. The young dream of everything except death . . . The Short Sweet Dream of Eduardo Gutiérrez is Jimmy Breslin’s most passionate and hard-hitting book to date. A work of conscience that travels from San Matías Cuatchatyotla, a small dusty town in central Mexico, to the cold and wet streets of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, this searing exposé chronicles the life ...
Financial Strategies for Today's Widow: Coping with the Economic Challenges of Losing a Spouse
A successful financial counselor with twenty-five years' experience empowers widows to manage their finances and attain lifelong security In many cases, losing a husband also means losing a financial partner. Suddenly, a widow is faced with essential decisions that she must consider single-handedly. With Financial Strategies for Today's Widow, David W. Latko, whose financial seminars have been attended by more than ten thousand people, ...
Looking for Signs: Stories
Set in New York City, coastal New England, taxi cabs, urban kitchens, and under the wind-stirred awnings of outdoor cafés, the twelve stories of Looking for Signs evoke a landscape of both euphoria and survival. A young woman seeks solace in a coastal town, only to lose all direction there. A ninety-three-year-old woman struggles with the loss of her son while finding friendship with her downstairs neighbor, who also struggles with loss. An ...
HeartPrints: Celebrating the Power of a Simple Touch
Sandra P. Aldrich
Many women incorrectly assume that they cannot make a meaningful contribution to the world because they see themselves as “average” and their talents and activities as unimportant or mundane. Yet every woman has talents of immeasurable value: the talent to love, to care, to pray, to serve, to be with someone in need. Women sometimes forget this; they lose sight of how important they really are. It is during these times that they must be ...
Playing Karma: A Former Church Girl's True Journey from Bondage to Enlightenment
Chronically ill and only 25, psychologist Kristen is robbed and abandoned by her compulsive-liar husband. Heartbroken and with no one to turn to besides her rigid evangelical Christian ‘Super Family,” Kristen decides to take life by the balls and secretly becomes a professional dominatrix. Relying on her improvisational skills and empathic intuition, she must navigate the strange politics of a swarm of psychologically unstable Mistresses, ...
Introduction to the Law of Real Property
Cornelius J. Moynihan
Sheldon F. Kurtz
This law school casebook presents a simple, concise text, providing information in outline form. An excellent introduction with many references to the historical development of this area of law. Chapters include background, freehold estates, nonfreehold estates, seisin and its significance, common law type of future interests, the rule in Shelley’s case and the doctrine of worthier title, common law methods of conveyancing, uses and the ...
Chinese Students Encounter America
University of Washington Press
An instant bestseller upon its publication in China in 1996, "Chinese Students Encounter America" (Liuxue Meiguo) appealed to those who had studied abroad, those who dreamed of doing so, and those who wanted a glimpse of the real America. This English-language edition allows American readers to see their country through a Chinese lens. Since China reopened to the West in the late 1970s, several hundred thousand Chinese students and scholars have ...
An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Women in Early American Films: 1895-1930
Examine women’s contributions to filmin front of the camera and behind it! An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Women in Early American Films: 1895-1930 is an A-to-Z reference guide (illustrated with over 150 hard-to-find photographs!) that dispels the myth that men dominated the film industry during its formative years. Denise Lowe, author of Women and American Television: An Encyclopedia, presents a rich collection that profiles many of the ...
The 613 Mitzvot: A Contemporary Guide to the Commandments of Judaism
Ronald L. Eisenberg
Drawing on many rabbinic and post-rabbinic sources, the commandments, by tradition 613 in number, are explained in light of traditional sources in a clear and direct way for today's reader.
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