This was the usual upbeat Debbie Macomber book that was enjoyable reading. The author stated that this was the last in the Cedar Cover series and this book referred to many previous incidents in other books. It was a nice completion of the series and if you have read the others, you need to not miss this final chapter in delightful Cedar Cove.
Evelyn Birkby is a homemaker, newspaper columnist and radio personality who for 41 years enchanted her wide audience in southwest Iowa and neighboring states with warm stories and wonderful recipes. In the book she tells of her first experience abroad and engages the reader in adventures and makes you feel as if you are part of her trip, allowing you to see Britain in a personal fashion.
This book evolved when the National Museum of the American Indian invited 23 accomplished figures from diverse indigenous cultures throughout the Americas to select objects of cultural, spiritual, artistic or personal significance to reflect on their cultural heritage. The results are a blend of narratives, stunning illustrations and historic photographs.
This is the true story of Loren McIntyre, National Geographic photographer and writer, about his explorations of the Amazon for forty years. He made "first contact" with a tribe of Mayoruna, the elusive "cat people" of the Amazon basin, and his story is one you will never forget. It is a exciting and wonderful tale and reminds us that "Truth can be stranger than fiction."
Father and son, Sir Edmund and Peter Hillary are adventurers, explorers, extraordinary athletes and rugged individualists. They join in telling their stories of three decades of high-altitude climbing and the deep love of the growing concern for a rapidly developing world of vanishing wilderness. This is a frank and engaging book, written with humor and total honesty by a father and son who do not always see eye to eye, but share the love of adventure as they discover the world on their own terms and live far outside the realm of conventional.
The author takes you through Southern France, Spain, Italy, Portugal and Switzerland, describing the countryside, the people, local festivals, culinary specialties and much more. For those weary of the standard tours and congested cities, this is a book full of surprises and delights.
This book will show you how to beat the slots. You'll learn the basics of play, the rules, how to find the highest percentage machines, and how to play them to win. You'll even find out how to identify slot machines in which you have a better than even chance of winning money.
This book answers the beginning writer's most asked questions: "How do I get my work into print" and "What are the best, most accessible opportunities for new writers>" Writing experts tell you the who, the where, and the how of getting published and show you that you're never too young, old or inexperienced to break into print.
George Arnold has a grip on the whole book-birthing business and defines your role as an author in relation to your publisher, editor, book designer and book seller. Many writers eager to publish don't realize that becoming an author also means becoming a marketer - he tells you how to sell you book once you get it published.
This Real Kids Reader is phonics-based books for children who are beginning to read. It has clean design and sparkling photographs and provide picture clues that help new readers decipher the text. The combination is sure to entertain and make children want to read. BIG BEN will do a tap dance, sing a song and play his drum - just for you.
Written with perception and enthusiasm - this book describes in well-documented chapters the natural environment of the Big Bend, the Indian cultures, the Spanish and then the Anglo-American approach to it, and the resulting progress of man's "conquest" of the Big Bend.
This classic survey of the big ranches of the Southwest reaches deep into the stories of key players in American ranching history. Colorful tales of the finest cutting horse, the meanest cow thief. the most princely cowman of them all - even the hair raising details of gun play with a bad man whose name cannot be revealed are told in bare-knuckle fashion that leaves no cushion to soften the truth. the big ranch Country reaches far up into the Texas Panhandle, deep into the Big Bend of Trans-Pecos Texas and down south to the great ranch empires of the Texas coast.