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Hope Heals: A True Story of Overwhelming Loss and an Overcoming Love
Hope Heals: A True Story of Overwhelming Loss and an Overcoming Love by Katherine Wolf

When all seems lost, where can hope be found? Katherine and Jay married right after college and sought adventure far from home in Los Angeles, CA. As they pursued their dreams, they planted their lives in the city and in their church community. Their son,...

The Divine Persuasion: The Power of Faith to Overcome Obstacles and Adversity
The Divine Persuasion: The Power of Faith to Overcome Obstacles and Adversity by Charles M. Armentrout

Are you facing adversity or obstacles that feel insurmountable or are you trying but never overcoming Do you feel a lack of faith? Have you reached the bottom and are you ready for a change? If you keep doing what you've always done, will you find God's p...

Cele trei norme ale mamei: Prajitura interzisa: Scrisoare catre fiul meu
Cele trei norme ale mamei: Prajitura interzisa: Scrisoare catre fiul meu by Gabriel Liiceanu

"Cred ca în mai toate familiile exista câte un om deosebit, unul al carui spirit trebuie onorat prin evocarea lui perio­dica. Si pentru ca fiecare dintre noi are nevoie de repere vii, acest om, atunci când exista, nu trebuie pierdut niciodata din memoria ...

Abraham Hicks: Understanding the Life and Lessons of the Source That Operates Through Esther Hicks
Abraham Hicks: Understanding the Life and Lessons of the Source That Operates Through Esther Hicks by Dr. Ruth Carr

The master motivational speaker and spiritual channeler now known as Abraham Hicks was born Esther Weaver on March 5, 1948, in Coalville, Utah. Her parents, Henry "Bill" Emerson Weaver and Ruth Blazzard Weaver, raised Esther and her sisters, Jeanne and Re...

Stories and Lessons from My Father's Life
Stories and Lessons from My Father's Life by Mark William Pezzelato

Stories and Lessons from My Father's Life is a collection of true and beautifully written short stories. Author Mark Pezzelato thoughtfully shares the struggles and lessons his father experienced in order to begin a new life of freedom and happiness for t...

Her Again: Becoming Meryl Streep
Her Again: Becoming Meryl Streep by Michael Schulman

A portrait of a woman, an era, and a profession: the first thoroughly researched biography of Meryl Streep - the "Iron Lady" of acting, nominated for 19 Oscars and winner of three - that explores her beginnings as a young woman of the 1970s grappling with...

Yamuna Devi: A Life of Unalloyed Devotion - Part 1, Preparing an Offering of Love
Yamuna Devi: A Life of Unalloyed Devotion - Part 1, Preparing an Offering of Love by Dinatarini Devi

This memoir and biography unfolds the inspiring internal and external spiritual odyssey of Yamuna Devi's devotional life recalled in her memories, talks, journals, and writings, as well as the remembrances of the author and other associates and friends. I...

The Statesman and the Storyteller: John Hay, Mark Twain, and the Rise of American Imperialism
The Statesman and the Storyteller: John Hay, Mark Twain, and the Rise of American Imperialism by Mark Zwonitzer

John Hay, Lincoln's private secretary and later secretary of state under presidents McKinley and Roosevelt, and Samuel Langhorne Clemens, famous as "Mark Twain", grew up 50 miles apart on the banks of the Mississippi River in the same rural antebellum ste...

Alter Egos: Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and the Twilight Struggle over American Power
Alter Egos: Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and the Twilight Struggle over American Power by Mark Landler

A deeply-reported, firsthand account of how Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton have come to embody two competing visions for the role of the United States in the world - and what that means for the 2016 presidential election. New York Times White House corr...

Old Age: A Beginner's Guide
Old Age: A Beginner's Guide by Michael Kinsley

Vanity Fair columnist Michael Kinsley escorts his fellow boomers through the door marked "Exit". The notorious baby boomers - the largest age cohort in history - are approaching the end and starting to plan their final moves in the game of life. Now they ...

The Network: The Battle for the Airwaves and the Birth of the Communications Age
The Network: The Battle for the Airwaves and the Birth of the Communications Age by Scott Woolley

The astonishing story of America's airwaves, the two friends - one a media mogul, the other a famous inventor - who made them available to us, and the government that figured out how to put a price on air. This is the origin story of the airwaves - the fo...

Essex Boys: The Final Word: No More Myths, No More Lies - The Definitive Story
Essex Boys: The Final Word: No More Myths, No More Lies - The Definitive Story by Bernard O'Mahoney

On December 6, 1995, three key members of the infamous Essex Boys gang were lured to a deserted farm track on the pretense of planning a robbery. As the trio sat in their Range Rover, two gunmen approached the open rear door of the vehicle. Moments later,...

A Series of Catastrophes and Miracles: A True Story of Love, Science, and Cancer
A Series of Catastrophes and Miracles: A True Story of Love, Science, and Cancer by Mary Elizabeth Williams

A wry, witty account of what it is like to face death - and be restored to life. After being diagnosed in her early 40s with metastatic melanoma - a "rapidly fatal" form of cancer - journalist and mother of two Mary Elizabeth Williams finds herself in a r...

Sex with Shakespeare: Here's Much to Do with Pain, but More with Love
Sex with Shakespeare: Here's Much to Do with Pain, but More with Love by Jillian Keenan

A provocative, moving, kinky, and often absurdly funny memoir about Shakespeare, love, obsession, and spanking. When it came to understanding love, a teenage Jillian Keenan had nothing to guide her - until a production of The Tempest sent Shakespeare's la...

Memoirs of General William T. Sherman
Memoirs of General William T. Sherman by William T. Sherman

First published in 1875, General William T. Sherman's memoir was one of the first from the Civil War and was offered to the public because, as Sherman wrote in his dedication, "no satisfactory history" of the war was yet available. Although Memoirs has be...

Tom Paine's Iron Bridge: Building a United States
Tom Paine's Iron Bridge: Building a United States by Edward G. Gray

Thomas Jefferson praised Tom Paine as the greatest political writer of the age. The author of Common Sense and Rights of Man, Paine helped make revolutions in America and France. But beyond his inspiring calls to action, Paine harbored a deeper political ...

Leaves from My Journal
Leaves from My Journal by Wilford Woodruff

Wilford Woodruff, the fourth president of the LDS Church, details many of his experiences in this memoir designed to give the youth of the church instruction and encouragement. President Woodruff shares his experiences of embracing the gospel and joining ...

Scalia's Court: A Legacy of Landmark Opinions and Dissents
Scalia's Court: A Legacy of Landmark Opinions and Dissents by Antonin Scalia

The sudden passing of Justice Antonin Scalia shook America. After almost 30 years on the Supreme Court, Scalia had become as integral to the institution as the hallowed room in which he sat. His wisecracking interruptions during oral arguments, his unmatc...

Piec lat kacetu
Piec lat kacetu by Stanislaw Grzesiuk

"Piec lat kacetu" Stanislawa Grzesiuka stanowi czesc autobiograficznej trylogii, na która skladaja sie jeszcze tytuly "Boso, ale w ostrogach" oraz "Na marginesie zycia". Grzesiuk, z zawodu elektromechanik, z zamilowania i talentu pisarz, piesniarz oraz pr...

Jadro ciemnosci
Jadro ciemnosci by Joseph Conrad

Czy w kazdym z nas drzemie prawdziwe zlo? Gdzie leza granice ludzkiego okrucienstwa? Autobiograficzna powiesc Josepha Conrada o jego podrózy do Kongo, która doczekala sie dwóch adaptacji filmowych. Prosta z pozoru fabula staje sie tlem do ukazania prawdzi...

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