A wonderful book listing A-Z common ailments following by the teas best used to treat them, instructions on how to create your own medicinal kitchen, advice on creating your own tea blends, and descriptions of the top 100 herbs and their secret healing properties!
This is a wonderful book if you love to armchair travel like myself! "For anyone who has ever traveled in Europe, enjoyed a holiday romance, dreamed of living in Paris or taken off on an adventure far from home, this is the book for you. Part travelogue, part love story, it documents the experience of an Australian journalist who moves to Paris, tries to adapt to live there, but fails miserably at times, and of the seismic impact this has on her romance with a Frenchman to whom she's now married. Highly entertaining." The Australian Women's Weekly
This easy to use book by cancer survivor Michelle Rapkin is infused with hope, laughter and advice from hundreds of cancer surivors. She gives you the inside scoop on how to take charge of your health through all the ins and outs of life with cancer with the wisdom and wit that comes only from someone who's been there. A very good book!
(this is a paperback)- a great romantic tale, rich in imagery and with language worthy of Emily Bronte and Thomas Hardy. An engrossing multigenerational tale that celebrates the talismanic power of memory.
Another great novel by Louise Erdrich! I love this author. In the spring of 1932 two orphaned children arrive by boxcar in Argus, North Dakota and look for refuge with their mother's sister. So begins a 40 year saga brimming with unforgettable characters!
By turns witty, melancholic, lyrical, and cynical, Behind the Wall is an off-the-beaten-track account of China's beaten track...New York Times This is the story of the author's 10,000-mile journey across China- traveling by foot, bicycle, and train! He has a gift for eliciting candor from the most reticent or hostile strangers. from the back
This is one of my favorite books by Louise Erdrich because of the main character Lipsha. At a crossroads in his life, Lipsha is summoned by his grandmother. He returns to the reservation and falls in love for the first time with Shawnee Ray. "A novel of spiritual depth, lyrical prose, and wild hope, The Bingo Palace explores the implications of the mystical element of chance in contemporary life"...
This book also contains a CD. Includes Shinzen's five most effective meditations for pain with easy to follow instructions. You will learn how to deconstruct pain into manageable pieces, experience how pain naturally transforms into energy, allow pain to dissipate into space, use the Breath Pleasure technique to dramatically sooth pain and free up your energy to heal and begin living your life again. - From back cover
"In this richly detailed book, Iris Chang skillfully weaves together the broad historical panorama of Chinese migration with fascinating case studies of individual Chinese immigrants and the lives they have made for themselves in the United States." * -" If you are hungry for the history of the American experience, The Chinese in America is a must-read. We are fortunate to have the incomparable Iris Chang tell this important and timely story." ** from the back - * Jonathan D. Spence from the back -** James Bradley, author of Flags Of Our Fathers