"Great book! These recipes bring back a lot of memories. My family was not Amish, but I did grow up somewhat in Pennsylvania. There must have been some infleunce there. And even above and beyond is the story part. Love it."
"These ten principles were first ariculated by Kent Keith as a student at Harvard in the 1960's. Since then, unbeknownst to him, they were quoted,circulated, and appropriated by countless people-pliticians and academics,civic and religious leaders,businesspeople,students, and nonprofit organizations. They were taped to computer monitors, refrigerator doors,and to the walls of Mother Teresa's children's home in Calcutta.
It was upon learning of this last appearance that Kent Keith finally began to discover that his Paradoxical Commandments had traveled around the world and back again.And he was moved to put his commandments, the philosophy behind them, and the stories that bring them to life into this modern credo for living well, being happy.... and doing good anyway."
"Located dangerously near the Cardassian border, the unstable region of space known as the Badlands has long been a hazard to interstellar navigation, characterized by violent plasma storms and other even stranger phenomena. Many starships have faced destruction there, including at least two incarnations of the Starship Enterprise........"
"Pat Conroy, America's preeminent storyteller,delivers a sweeping new novel of lyric intensity and searing truth-the story of Jack McCall, an American expatriate in Rome, scarred by tragedy and betrayal. His desperate desire to find peace after his wife's suicide draws him into a painful,intimate search for the one haunting secret in his family's past that can heal his anguished heart."
"Based on the televison series of the same name, John Bradshaw focuses on the dynamics of the family,how the rules and attitudes learned while growing up become encoded within each family member.As 96% of all families are to some degree emotionally impaired, the unhealthy rules we are now living by are handed down from one generation to another and ultimately to society at large.Our society is sick because our families are sick. And our families are sick because we are living by inherited rules we never wrote.
John Bradshaw,through this positive life-affirming book, guides us out of our dysfunction to wholeness and teaches us that bad beginnings can be remedied.Families can be healed as we as individuals can be healed.And when we heal ourselves,we heal the world.
This book may be the most important book you'll ever read!"
Even one as sensuous as a fairy queen? Wolfram Colston could not fathom the royal command to bring Kathryn Somers to Court. A hoydenish sprite, she was nothing like the nobles ladies of London-yet everything like the woman of his dreams!
No matter what was whispered about her heritage, Kit Somers refused to go off with Sir Colston, a lone wolf of a knight pledged to Henry V, for how would her betrothed ever find her? And what would be her fate if she rode away in the arms of such a brooding, darkly handsome man?"
"With a shadowy past and only dreams for her future, Meggie Bloom was tending the lost souls at Woodbridge Sanitarium when the handsome stranger's cobalt gaze awakened her to a woman's desire.Suddenly the mind-reading gifts that made Meggie and outcast deserted her. She couldn't read Lord Hugo Montagu, yet he haunted her dreams. Then he magically returned to offer her freedom - if she would become his wife...."
"Melinda Haynes' Mother of Pearl was an unexpected sensation,chosen for Oprah's book club and selling more than half a million compies in hardcover. Now with the same stunning lanquaqe Haynes returns to the country she knows so well-the backwoods South of the 1960's-to tell the story of a mysterious town and its inhabitants, each with their own afflictions and joys, each with their own secrets.
Read by Leo Burmester."
"....with acutely observed, elegantly written depictions of the musicians, lovers, strangers, celebrities and other characters that inhabit the singer/ songwriter's world, Chasing Down the Dawn is more than a collection of vignettes, observations, and stories. It is a finely wrought mosaic in prose and poetry, set to the rhythm of life."
"by John Gray Ph.D
Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus.........Children are From Heaven.
After years of experience leading communications workshops, and honing his own parenting skills, John Gray has created a brilliantly original and effective system that he calls positive parenting, for children of all ages; from birth through the teenage years.
Central to this new approach are the positive msessages your children need to learn again and again;
1) it's okay to be different
2) it's okay to make mistakes
3) it's okay to express negative emotions
4) it's okay to want more
5) it's okay to say no, but remember Mom and Dad are the bosses."
"Following the hugely successful memoir of his boyhood, An Hour Before Daylight, Jimmy Carter now remembers Christmas in Plains---this very special day provides a source of spiritual inspiration, respite, family ties, friendship, vacation fun and the simplicity of community."
"On a New Year's Day, Detective Harry Bosch fields a call that a dog found a bone.....a bone that the dog's owner,a doctor, feels certain is a human bone.
Bosch investigates,and that chance discovery leads him to a shallow grave in the Hollywood hills,evidence of a murder committed more than twenty years earlier.It's a cold case,but it stirs up Bosch's memories of his own childhood as an orphan in the city.He can't let it go.Digging through police reports and hospital records, tracking down street kids and runaways from the 1970's,Bosch finds a family ripped apart by an absence.....and a trail,ever more tenuous,into a violent,terrifying world.
As the case takes Bosch deeper into the past,a rookie cop named Julia Brasher brings him alive in the present in a way no one has in years. Bosch has been warned about the trouble that comes with dating a rookie, but no warning could withstand the heat between them....or prepare Bosch for the explosions when the case takes a hard turn. A suspect bolts, acop is shot, and suddenly Bosch's cold case has all of L.A. in an uproar....and Bosch's fighting to keep control in a lawless and brutal showdown.
Drawing on the "precision-tooled twists" and "wellspring of authentically lurid detail"( Los Angeles) that have made him one of the fastest-selling novelists at work today,Michael Connelly has written a riveting,hard-edged,and unforgettable thriller."
"Rachel Keats and Jack McGill were artists, deeply in love when they married, until the rush of life took its toll and they divorced. Six years later, Jack puts aside his career as a leading architect to hold a bedside vigil at his ex-wife's hospital bed. Jack begins to see Rachel, his daughters, and the story of his marriage with new eyes. Coast Road celebrates those things in life that matter most----the companionship of friends and the irreplaceable time spent with children and family.
"Sliver of fate......
A freak accident.A tiny,unnoticed fragment of metal is embedded in an infant's brain. Eight years later, the bizarre is triggered, a phenomenon that goes undetected by medical personnel,but which may save America from a sinister conspiracy.
Widowed Jennifer Bolton is desperate to deny the strange voices that her young son Tanner has started hearing. But when their home is ransacked and their lives threatened by fearful,unseen forces, Jennifer decides to flee. What she is about to discover is that the fate of millions hangs on the strange, paranormal gifts of her innocent son. How he will use them is now left up to two people."
"I am reading this book right now and it is a very, very good book. It is easy to read, and interesting on top of that. It brings back the 60's and 70's just like I remember it. He is an open and honest and knows how to make his story great. I highly recommend this book and I am not even finished :-)
P.S. I got it from PaperBackSwap too !"
Easterner Maggie Donovan trembles with pleasure at her first glimpse of Bronson Kane-unaware that this dangerously handsome Texas rancher whom she has traveled across a country to wed sight unseen is, in reality, a half-breed Comanche known as White Wolf. Angry and appalled, Maggie flees, too late, from her vows and her desire. But Kane knows the beautiful Boston hellion is his true destiny-a reluctant prize he can claim only by conquering her fears and fury with the thunderbolt power of the Wolf's love.