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Possibility Parenting: 40 Ways of Working With and Parenting Teenagers
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 15,030. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
This book is intended to be of use to those who work with and parent teenagers. It describes methods and ideas that are useful in promoting possibility in parenting. Rather than being a parenting manual that tells you what to do at each turn this book starts from the principle that you are resourceful and can effect change. It contains numerous examples of how to create hope and possibility.
The Sensual Chemist
You set the price! Words: 58,880. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
The Sensual Chemist is a witty yet thoughtful alternative social history, about England and its relationship with the rest of the world over the last two thousand years. Seen through the eyes of a diverse set of characters, love, sex, death and war jostle alongside religion, hypocrisy, science and marijuana to tell previously unheard truths about the place we live in.
The Things We Save
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 137,910. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A broken 45 rpm record held together with tape, a fading stack of Polaroids, a cobalt blue perfume bottle, and a braid of human hair … these are just some of the things Claire Sokol keeps stashed in an old Marshall Field’s gift box. How did they get there and what do they signify? If these relics could talk, what stories would they tell? The Things We Save is for anyone with a box of her own.
Off the Rack
Price: Free! Words: 25,580. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011 by Black Bay Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The ten stories in this volume were all written by men and women who once worked at the Paperback Rack Bookstore in Tallahassee, Florida--one of the best independent new-and-used bookstores in the country. Authors include Helen K. Bailey, Teresa Jones, Jesse Murphree Kemper, Brigette Kinney, P. V. LeForge, Nancy H. Rainey, Len Schweitzer, Shannon Taylor, Stephanie Tillman, and Sara Warner.
The Rival: The Third Book of The Fey
Series: The Fey, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 168,550. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
A LAND SCARRED BY WAR FACES A CONQUEROR WITHOUT MERCY. The Fey have conquered half the world with their great skills—not just at combat and with powerful magicks. The Fey have another weapon, a greater weapon: Patience. Twenty years after their first invasion, the Fey try again to conquer Blue Isle.
All Dressed Up
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 102,340. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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"All Dressed Up" is a very modern take on two classic romance themes – secret babies and brides.
Marriage Catalyst
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,230. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family health
What will Marriage Catalyst do for my marriage? Marriage Catalyst is designed to transform marriages by helping couples learn and apply the Biblical principles that will grow their marriage. It will provide the practical tools to realize your dreams as a couple and as a family. This study is designed to help you connect with your spouse at a deeper level while building a lasting marriage.
Cafe du Jour
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 86,170. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Love, loss and latté... Susie used to have the perfect sister, the perfect boss, the perfect restaurant kitchen to cook in and a man who only needed a tweak or two. Now, everything is changing and all she can do is take it one sip at a time. “Warm and witty… an excellent read.” - Dianne Dempsey in The Melbourne Age newspaper
Adaptability, a Blessing or a Curse?
Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Categories: Essay » Sociology
This essay reveals how our brains adapt to painful situations by taking comfort in illusions. By finding fulfillment in beliefs and dreams, we have "normalized" a way of life that is not sustainable. Our eventual survival requires a way of life based on intimacy. Finding comfort in the moment, we would no longer be dependent on dreams, and thus also on the "truths" by which we hope to realize them
The Adoption of Daniel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption, Nonfiction » Parenting » Adoption
If you have ever wanted to adopt a child, you may be interested in a true story of adoption. Here is the account of the adoption of Daniel.