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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.
The Funniest People in Families, Volume 6: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Funniest People in Families, Book 6 · The Funniest People in Families, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,260. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample: It took decades for sculptor Louise Nevelson to become recognized as a major American artist. After she had become famous, a museum executive arrived 10 minutes late for a meeting with her, and he apologized. Ms. Nevelson replied, “What’s 10 minutes? Where were you 10 years ago?”
The Funniest People in Families, Volume 4: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Funniest People in Families, Book 4 · The Funniest People in Families, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,550. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample: Travelers must often be problem solvers. While traveling in Russia, Betty Clabaugh (the sister of Doris Jadan, wife of tenor Ivan Jadan) knew that she shouldn’t drink the water. Therefore, she brushed her teeth with champagne.
The Funniest People in Families, Volume 3: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Funniest People in Families, Book 3 · The Funniest People in Families, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,130. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample: In 1968, the New York Radical Women protested the Miss America pageant because they regarded it as being sexist. The activists filled a trash can with objects that they believed oppressed women, including bras, girdles, stiletto heels, and tweezers, and they chose—and put a crown on—their own, alternative Miss America: a live sheep.
The Funniest People in Families, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Funniest People in Families, Book 2 · The Funniest People in Families, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,790. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample: Patricia Cockburn’s mother once discovered the butler drunk and under the dining room table moments before a dinner party was to begin. She told him, “Stay where you are, Jones, and don’t touch any of the ladies’ ankles.”
The Funniest People Who Live Life, Volume 2: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Funniest People Who Live Life, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,630. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample: Groucho Marx once asked Melinda, his little daughter, what she did at nursery school. She replied, “Oh, Daddy, all we do is paint and go to the toilet.” Groucho called this “the most accurate description of a nursery school that’s ever been uttered.”
The Funniest People in Families: 250 Anecdotes
Series: The Funniest People in Families, Book 1 · The Funniest People in Families, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,020. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A sample: While Eve Arden, famous especially for her radio and TV lead character in "Our Miss Brooks," was having labor pains for her son (Douglas), she ran into one small problem—nurses in the pre-labor room kept asking her for her autograph.