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Baby Catcher: Chronicles of a Modern Midwife
A former nurse chronicles her journey into midwifery, from her dissatisfaction with formulaic delivery room procedures in the 1960s to her eventual career as a "baby catcher," and chronicles her diverse birth experiences, the women she has encountered along the way, and role of midwifery in the Unit
Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea
Spiegel & Grau
A National Book Award finalist and National Book Critics Circle finalist, Barbara Demick’s Nothing to Envy is a remarkable view into North Korea, as seen through the lives of six ordinary citizens Award-winning journalist Barbara Demick follows the lives of six North Korean citizens over fifteen years—a chaotic period that saw the death of Kim Il-sung, the rise to power of his son Kim Jong-il, and a devastating famine that killed ...
No True Glory: A Frontline Account of the Battle for Fallujah
"This is the face of war as only those who have fought it can describe it."–Senator John McCain Fallujah: Iraq’s most dangerous city unexpectedly emerged as the major battleground of the Iraqi insurgency. For twenty months, one American battalion after another tried to quell the violence, culminating in a bloody, full-scale assault. Victory came at a terrible price: 151 Americans and thousands of Iraqis were left dead. The epic battle ...
After losing her entire family to the Nazis at age 13, Alicia Appleman-Jurman went on to save the lives of thousands of Jews, offering them her own courage and hope in a time of upheaval and tragedy. Not since The Diary of Anne Frank has a young voice so vividly expressed the capacity for humanity and heroism in the face of Nazi brutality. HC: Bantam.
To Have and To Code (A Witch Central Romance)
From the #1 Kindle bestselling author of A Modern Witch , comes modern romance with a touch of magic. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Nell Sullivan is fiery, easily distracted by cookies, and doomed to wear the peach monstrosity at her best friend's wedding. And she's a witch. Daniel Walker is a former baseball player turned bored hacker looking for a challenge. Hacking Nell's online gaming world is going to get him a ...
Getting Past Your Breakup: How to Turn a Devastating Loss into the Best Thing That Ever Happened to You
Susan J. Elliott JD MEd
Da Capo Lifelong Books
It’s over—and it really hurts. But as unbelievable as it may seem when you are in the throes of heartache, you can move past your breakup. Forget about trying to win your ex back. Forget about losing yourself and trying to make this person love you. Forget it! Starting today, this breakup is the best time to change your life for the better, inside and out. Getting Past Your Breakup is a proven roadmap for overcoming the painful end of ...
Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters 2.0: 1,001 Unconventional Tips, Tricks and Tactics for Landing Your Dream ...
Jay Conrad Levinson
David E. Perry
In Today's Job Jungle, the Guerrilla is King "You'll learn how to build a compelling new network in days that gets you sit-down meetings with decision makers who can hire you, for jobs that aren't advertised or don't even exist yet." — Kevin Donlin , creator, TheSimpleJobSearch.com; co-creator, The Guerrilla Job Search Home Study Course "This book is brilliant. Packed with stories, examples, and tactics to help you at any point in your job ...
The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York
Robert A. Caro
For the sheer magnitude, depth and authority of its revelations, The Power Broker stands alone---a huge and galvanizing biography revealing not only the virtually unknown saga of one man's incredible accumulation of power, but the hidden story of the shaping (and mis-shaping) of New York through the past half-century. Robert Caro's monumental book makes public what few outsiders have known: that Robert Moses was the single most powerful man ...
The Heart and Soul of Nick Carter
You know him as a superstar who's won awards and appeared in videos and pulls all those great moves onstage. But long before he was a Backstreet Boy, he was my boy--and I want to share his whole exctitng story with you. I'll tell you about my favorite memories of Nick, as both a mom and a manager...what he was like as a little boy, his dreams, the early auditions and contests, the pain and the heartbreak along the way, the big break, and the ...
FATE IS THE HUNTER
Ernest K. Gann
Simon & Schuster
Ernest K. Gann’s classic memoir is an up-close and thrilling account of the treacherous early days of commercial aviation. In his inimitable style, Gann brings you right into the cockpit, recounting both the triumphs and terrors of pilots who flew when flying was anything but routine.
A Practical Wedding: Creative Ideas for Planning a Beautiful, Affordable, and Meaningful Celebration
Da Capo Lifelong Books
An Insanity-Free Wedding: It Can Happen! Getting engaged is exhilarating…until it sets in that a wedding costs three times what you thought, and takes five to ten times the effort it reasonably should. And then there are the expectations: from calligraphy invitations to satin chair-covers, all those things that Must Be Done or everyone will be Horribly Offended. Or will they? A Practical Wedding helps you create the wedding you ...
Dr. Judith Orloff's Guide to Intuitive Healing: 5 Steps to Physical, Emotional, and Sexual Wellness
Three Rivers Press
"We are the keepers of an intuitive intelligence so powerful it can tell us how to heal." In her groundbreaking new book, Dr. Judith Orloff leads readers to the heart of a radical revolution in health care: the union of medicine and intuition, of body, mind, and soul. We're all born with the gift of intuition; many of us have long ago blocked that "indisputable sense of rightness" which is our truest inner compass. Dr. Orloff's guide will show ...
(Limelight). "This is a riotous story which is reasonably mad and as accurate as a Marx brother can make it. Despite only a year and a half of schooling, Harpo, or perhaps his collaborator, is the best writer of the Marx Brother. Highly recommended." Library Journal "A funny, affectionate and unpretentious autobiography done with a sharply professional assist from Rowland Barber." New York Times Book Review
SOG: The Secret Wars of America's Commandos in Vietnam
Major John Plaster
SOG was the most secret elite U.S. military unit to serve in the war in Vietnam, so secret it was "black" - meaning its very existence was carefully concealed, even denied by the government. Innocuously code-named the Studies and Observations Group, SOG contained only volunteers from such units as the Army Green Berets, USAF Air Commandos and Navy SEALs, and answered directly to the Pentagon's Joint Chiefs, with some missions requiring approval ...
The Strength of His Hand (Chronicles of the Kings #3)
Bethany House Publishers
Chronicles of the Kings Book 3- God has rewarded Hezekiah's faithfulness with great wealth and power, but the godly king has no heir. In desperation, his beloved wife takes forbidden measures to ensure fertility.With all that is going on in his kingdom-- and with the Assyrians approaching-- Hezekiah does not discover his wife's idolatry until it's almost too late. Her betrayal cuts to the very core of his being and belief in God. Will his faith ...
Leveraging the Universe: 7 Steps to Engaging Life's Magic
Atria Books/Beyond Words
In his latest book, bestselling author Mike Dooley builds on the principles from Infinite Possibilities and Manifesting Change to offer a step-by-step strategy for leveraging the Universe in the course of self-fulfillment and success. In just a seven steps, Dooley teaches you how to channel the Universe's incredible energy to achieve your greatest dreams. Filled with practical strategies and simple exercises that anyone can do, Leveraging ...
A Lion's Tale: Around the World in Spandex
Grand Central Publishing
A New York Times bestseller, WWE World Champion Chris Jericho's autobiography charts his path from small-town Canadian kid to big time World Wrestling Federation star. Chris is the first undisputed Heavyweight Champion of the WWE and WCW, and has been named one of the fifty greatest wrestlers of all time. In A Lion's Tale, he dishes the dirt on how he worked his way through the ranks alongside major wrestling stars like Lance Storm to ...
Zondervan Publishing Company
At nineteen, Christy Huddleston left home to teach school in the Smokies--coming to know and care for the wild mountain people, with their fierce pride, terrible poverty, and dark superstitions.
On the Run (Ivy Malone Mysteries, Book 3)
Fleming H. Revell
Super senior sleuth Ivy Malone is spunkier than Miss Marple, with a curiosity that just won't quit. That inquisitiveness has gotten her into plenty of trouble, including murder, mayhem, and a place on a mini-Mafia hit list. Now Ivy's headed across the country with a stray cat and God as her only companions. But just when she thinks she's safe, two dead bodies turn up-discovered by Ivy, of course. A flock of emus, a survivalist outpost, and ...
Secrets of the Dragon Sanctuary (Fablehaven)
Brace yourself for a shocking secret. Two hidden artifacts have been found. Three more remain unrecovered. More preserves face destruction as the Society of the Evening Star relentlessly pursues new talismans. Reading in Patton's Journal of Secrets, Kendra learns the location of the key to a vault housing one of the artifacts. In order to retrieve it, the Knights of the Dawn must enter a death trap a dragon sanctuary called Wyrmroost. The ...
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