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21st-Century Counselors: New Approaches to Mental Health & Substance Abuse

by Camden Flath

Many people around the country deal with problems of mental illness and substance abuse, as well as trouble with finding work, communicating with family members, or being bullied at school. The demand for counselors and psychologists who can give support to individuals dealing with these issues and their families is on the rise. The young adults of today will be the job force of tomorrow, so choosing a career that will best fit with the needs of the changing world will be important to job satisfaction and a successful life. With the vast array of career and job options, it will also be important for young adults to understand which work will be the best match for their interests, talents, goals, and personality types. Certain careers are expected to gain importance within the early decades of the twenty-first century. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in counseling is expected to grow faster than the average rate for all occupations. As attitudes change about mental health, addiction, and emotional well-being, particularly in the level of open discussion surrounding these topics, more people are turning to counselors and psychologists for assistance. Are you ready to help?

2BR02B

by Kurt Vonnegut

2BR02B is a satiric short story that imagines life & death in a future world where aging has been "cured" & population control is mandated and administered by the government.

30 Ways in 30 Days to Strengthen Your Family

by Rebecca Hagelin

Every Christian parent faces a daily dilemma: How can I bring up my children to be people of character in a culture that undermines my values? Media and cultural expert Rebecca Hagelin knows how overwhelming it is to raise kids in today's morally toxic environment. In this practical guidebook, she helps you:Learn how to battle the culture, not your childKnow the difference between your principles and your preferencesUnderstand how marketers target your children and how to keep them safe onlineDevelop and follow your "mother's intuition" and "father-knows-best" instinctsTeach your children to be good stewards of money, time, and workYou must fight to protect your children's innocence, their childhood, their character--and their future. It's a battle worth fighting. And it's a battle you can win.

300 Days of Sun: A Novel

by Deborah Lawrenson

Combining the atmosphere of Jess Walters' Beautiful Ruins with the intriguing historical backstory of Christina Baker Kline's The Orphan Train, Deborah Lawrenson's mesmerizing novel transports readers to a sunny Portuguese town with a shadowy past--where two women, decades apart, are drawn into a dark game of truth and lies that still haunts the shifting sea marshes.Traveling to Faro, Portugal, journalist Joanna Millard hopes to escape an unsatisfying relationship and a stalled career. Faro is an enchanting town, and the seaside views are enhanced by the company of Nathan Emberlin, a charismatic younger man. But behind the crumbling facades of Moorish buildings, Joanna soon realizes, Faro has a seedy underbelly, its economy compromised by corruption and wartime spoils. And Nathan has an ulterior motive for seeking her company: he is determined to discover the truth involving a child's kidnapping that may have taken place on this dramatic coastline over two decades ago.Joanna's subsequent search leads her to Ian Rylands, an English expat who cryptically insists she will find answers in The Alliance, a novel written by American Esta Hartford. The book recounts an American couple's experience in Portugal during World War II, and their entanglements both personal and professional with their German enemies. Only Rylands insists the book isn't fiction, and as Joanna reads deeper into The Alliance, she begins to suspect that Esta Hartford's story and Nathan Emberlin's may indeed converge in Faro--where the past not only casts a long shadow but still exerts a very present danger.

311 Pelican Court

by Debbie Macomber

Olivia LockhartCedar Cove, WashingtonDear Reader,One thing about Cedar Cove-people sure are interested in what other people are doing. Take Zach and Rosie Cox, for instance. Everybody in town knows that they recently got a divorce. Everybody also knows that I decreed a somewhat unusual custody arrangement. It won't be the kids moving between Rosie's place and Zach's. They'll continue to live in the family home at 311 Pelican Court. Their parents are the ones who'll be going back and forth.I have to say I'm not immune to gossip myself. People are asking if I'll stay with Jack, who runs the Cedar Cove Chronicle, or will I get back with my ex?But the really big gossip is about the dead man-the man who died at a local bed-and-breakfast. Who is he and why did he show up there in the middle of the night? Roy McAfee, a local private investigator, is determined to find out. I hope he does-and then I'll fill you in. Talk soon....Olivia

The 34-Ton Bat

by Steve Rushin

An unorthodox history of baseball told through the enthralling stories of the game's objects, equipment, and characters.No sport embraces its wild history quite like baseball, especially in memorabilia and objects. Sure, there are baseball cards and team pennants. But there are also huge balls, giant bats, peanuts, cracker jacks, eyeblack, and more, each with a backstory you have to read to believe. In THE 34-TON BAT, Sports Illustrated writer Steve Rushin tells the real, unvarnished story of baseball through the lens of all the things that make it the game that it is.Rushin weaves these rich stories--from ballpark pipe organs played by malevolent organists to backed up toilets at Ebbets Field--together in their order of importance (from most to least) for an entertaining and compulsive read, glowing with a deep passion for America's Pastime. The perfect holiday gift for casual fans and serious collectors alike, THE 34-TON BAT is a true heavy hitter.

The 34th Degree: A Thriller

by Thomas Greanias

New York Times bestselling author Thomas Greanias continues the thrilling adventure that began with The Promised War, as counterterrorism agent Sam Deker embarks on his most daring and life-altering mission yet.From New York Times bestselling author Thomas Greanias comes an all-new, reality-altering epic adventure. Dishonorably discharged from the armed forces and haunted by nightmares of the past, counterterrorism agent Sam Deker is trying to build a new life in Los Angeles. The Pentagon, however, believes only he can endure their top-secret neuro-simulation program known as the 34th Degree, a stunning technological breakthrough that gleans priceless intel from the sliced brain tissues of dead terrorists. Their target: SS general Ludwig von Berg, the legendary Third Reich "Baron of the Black Order." Deker's mission is to discover the fate of the ultimate weapon--a supernatural alchemy for a fatal thermodynamic technology--before his counterparts in the Alignment, a twenty-first-century successor to the Nazi SS, beat him to it. Ultimately, Deker discovers that the past, present, and future are not what they seem, as his path leads to a shattering secret that will change everything he knows about the universe.

36 Healing Herbs: The World's Best Medicinal Plants

by Rebecca L. Johnson

National Geographic's guide to 36 "super" herbs such as aloe, echinacea, ginkgo, and peppermint includes a wealth of essential information on the history, culture, folklore, and science of traditional and contemporary herbal medicine in all major culture areas of the world. Emphasizing current research and therapeutic uses, the volume provides an A-Z listing of 36 of the more than 80,000 known medicinal plants around the world. Information about each plant includes traditional and current medicinal uses, common and Latin names, description, habitat, cultivation and preparation, research, and caution alerts. Additional essays on the healing plants of Africa, Australia and New Zealand, Central and South America, China, Europe, India, North America, the Middle East, and Oceania provide insightful glimpses into the fascinating range and diversity of local health practices while also revealing the multifaceted roles that herbalists, healers, and herbal-medicine practitioners play in the lives of their patients.

3D Game Design with Unreal Engine 4 and Blender

by Justin Plowman

Combine the powerful UE4 with Blender to create visually appealing and comprehensive game environments About This Book * The only resource that shows how you can incorporate Blender into your Unreal Engine 4 Game environment * Create amazing 3D game environments by leveraging the power of Blender and Unreal Engine 4 * Practical step-by-step approach with plenty of illustrative examples to get you started immediately Who This Book Is For This book would be ideal for 3D artists and game designers who want to create amazing 3D game environments and leverage the power of Blender with Unreal Engine 4. 3D design basics would be necessary to get the most out of this book. Some previous experience with Blender would be helpful but not essential What You Will Learn * Create a fully functioning game level of your own design using Blender and Unreal Engine 4 * Customize your level with detailed 3D assets created with Blender * Import assets into Unreal Engine 4 to create an amazing finished product * Build a detailed dynamic environment with goals and an ending * Explore Blender's incredible animation tools to animate elements of your game * Create great environments using sound effects, particle effects, and class blueprints In Detail Unreal Engine 4 now has support for Blender, which was not available in earlier versions. This has opened up new possibilities and that is where this book comes in. This is the first book in the market combining these two powerful game and graphic engines. Readers will build an amazing high-level game environment with UE4 and will show them how to use the power of Blender 3D to create stunning animations and 3D effects for their game. This book will start with creating levels, 3D assets for the game, game progression, light and environment control, animation, and so on. Then it will teach readers to add amazing visual effects to their game by applying rendering, lighting, rigging, and compositing techniques in Blender. Finally, readers will learn how to smoothly transfer blender files to UE4 and animate the game assets. Each chapter will add complexities to the game environment. Style and approach This will have a clear, step-by-step approach to creating game assets in Blender and then importing them to UE4 to create stunning game environments. All asset creation techniques are explained in detail along with tips on how to use them to create your own game environments. The book offers end-to-end coverage of how to design a game level from scratch.

3D Printing Designs: Fun and Functional Projects

by Joe Larson

Get to grips with 3D printing and learn to model designs using Blender About This Book * From the author who brought you the first practical look at 3D printing with 3D Printing Blueprints * Get a comprehensive coverage of the prototyping techniques you need to know to start printing your own 3D designs * Rekindle your mathematical genius to design personalized objects for complex puzzles Who This Book Is For If you're new to the world of 3D printing, this is the book for you. Some basic knowledge of Blender and geometry would be helpful, but is not necessary. What You Will Learn * Get to know about the different types of 3D printers and their limitations * See how Y, H, and T shapes illustrate different ideas of successful 3D design for home 3D printers * Set up and configure Blender to model a file for 3D printing * Understand material characteristics, printing specifications, tolerances, and design tips * Work through the techniques of editing complex meshes, smoothing, combining shapes, and exporting them into STL files for printing * Break down complex geometries into multiple simple shapes and model them in layers using Blender * Design, manipulate, and export 3D models for 3D printing with Blender * Master the art of creating meshes, scaling, subdivision, and adding detail with the Boolean modifier as well as sculpting a custom shape * Cut a model into small pieces and understand how to design complex interlocking joints that form a part of a jigsaw puzzle In Detail 3D printing has revolutionized the way that global industries conceptualize and design products for mass consumption. Considered as the next "trillion-dollar" business, every industry is in the race to equip its personnel with techniques to prototype and simplify complex manufacturing process. This book will take you through some simple to complex and effective principles of designing 3D printed objects using Blender. There is a comprehensive coverage of projects such as a 3D print-ready octopus pencil holder, which will teach you how to add basic geometric shapes, and use techniques such as extruding and subdividing to transform these shapes into complex meshes. Furthermore, you'll learn to use various techniques to derive measurements for an object, model these objects using Blender, organize the parts into layers, and later combine them to create the desired object with the help of a 3D printable SD card holder ring design project. The final project will help you master the techniques of designing simple to complex puzzles models for 3D printing. Through the course of the book, we'll explore various robust sculpting methods supported by Blender to create objects. You'll move, rotate, and scale the object, and manipulate the view. You'll edit objects with actions such as bends or curves, similar to drawing or building up a clay structure of different shapes and sizes. By the end of the book, you will have gained thorough practical hands-on experience to be able to create a real-world 3D printable object of your choice. Style and approach This is a hands-on guide to the world of 3D printing. With the help of simple to complex projects, you'll learn various techniques to design 3D printable objects using Blender.

The 4 Disciplines of Execution: Achieving Your Wildly Important Goals

by Sean Covey Chris Mcchesney Jim Huling

An insightful new book from the multimillion-copy bestselling author Sean Covey and the FranklinCovey organization based on their work with hundreds of thousands of employees and large companies to unveil the essential disciplines proven to help businesses and individuals realize their most important goals.Do you remember the last major initiative you watched die in your organization? Did it go down with a loud crash? Or was it slowly and quietly suffocated by other competing priorities? By the time it finally disappeared, it's likely no one even noticed. What happened? The "whirlwind" of urgent activity required to keep things running day-to-day devoured all the time and energy you needed to invest in executing your strategy for tomorrow! The 4 Disciplines of Execution can change all that forever. The 4 Disciplines of Execution (4DX) is a simple, repeatable, and proven formula for executing on your most important strategic priorities in the midst of the whirlwind. By following The 4 Disciplines: * Focusing on the Wildly Important * Acting on Lead Measures * Keeping a Compelling Scoreboard * Creating a Cadence of Accountability leaders can produce breakthrough results, even when executing the strategy requires a significant change in behavior from their teams. 4DX is not theory. It is a proven set of practices that have been tested and refined by hundreds of organizations and thousands of teams over many years. When a company or an individual adheres to these disciplines, they achieve superb results--regardless of the goal. 4DX represents a new way of thinking and working that is essential to thriving in today's competitive climate. Simply put, this is one book that no business leader can afford to miss.

4 Ingredients Gluten-Free: More Than 400 New and Exciting Recipes All Made with 4 or Fewer Ingredients and All Gluten-Free!

by Kim Mccosker Rachael Bermingham

Cooking Gluten-free is as easy as 1-2-3...4 INGREDIENTS Imagine mouthwatering Buckwheat Pancakes, Sun-Dried Pesto Pasta, Pork with Parmesan Polenta, and a decadent serving of Orange Ricotta Pudding. All can be prepared using four or fewer ingredients--gluten-free! Kim McCosker and Rachael Bermingham, the internationally bestselling authors who brought you 4 Ingredients, have once again created more than 400 quick, easy, and delicious recipes that require only four ingredients. This time, however, they all meet the specific requirements for a gluten-free diet. Included are fantastic dishes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and entertaining, as well as gluten-free lunch box meals and recipes for babies and toddlers. With 4 Ingredients Gluten-Free, home chefs will learn how to: * Make weeknight family dinners simple, special, and healthy for anyone in the family who is gluten intolerant. * Provide delicious, home-cooked meals and spend less money. * Cook with fewer utensils--1 teaspoon, 1 tablespoon, and 1 measuring cup! * Spend less time at the sink. Four ingredients for each dish means less cleanup! Find out what home chefs all over the world have already discovered. 4 Ingredients Gluten-Free is perfect for the busy, budget-conscious, health-minded cook!

4 Ingredients: More Than 400 Quick, Easy, and Delicious Recipes Using 4 or Fewer Ingredients

by Kim Mccosker Rachael Bermingham

Now in paperback! 4 Ingredients is the only cookbook you'll ever need!Imagine succulent Chicken, Butternut, and Chickpea Curry with brown rice, a light, palate-cleansing Orange and Almond Salad, and a decadent serving of warm Flourless Chocolate Cake. If this sounds like the menu for an elaborate dinner party that requires hard-to-find ingredients and endless hours in the kitchen, think again! Internationally bestselling authors Kim McCosker and Rachael Bermingham have created more than 400 quick, easy, and delicious recipes that require only four ingredients. Inside are fantastic dishes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and entertaining, as well as meals specially designed for children, including lunch box menus. With 4 Ingredients, home chefs will learn how to: * Make weeknight family dinners simple and special. * Provide delicious, home-cooked meals and spend less money. * Cook with fewer utensils--1 teaspoon, 1 tablespoon, and 1 measuring cup! * Spend less time at the sink. Four ingredients for each dish means less cleanup! Find out what home chefs all over the world have already discovered. 4 Ingredients is perfect for the busy, budget-conscious cook.

40 Days to Personal Revolution: A Breakthrough Program to Radically Change Your Body and Awaken the Sacred Within Your Soul

by Baron Baptiste

New York Times bestselling author of Perfectly Imperfect From Baron Baptiste, author of Journey Into Power and the "spiritual master driving the yoga revolution" (Self), a hands-on, step-by-step guide to adapt to your needs and lifestyle to make your body sleek, your mind clear, and your spirit light.In 40 Days to Personal Revolution, Baron Baptiste--one of the world's most beloved master yoga teachers--inspires us to transform more than body and mind: He gives us the tools we need to set ourselves free to live the healthful life we've always imagined. In the next forty days you will create a whole new way of being and living. Tapping ancient wisdom and his own personal experience, Baron has created a relevant and completely practical program that will lead you to the clarity of mind, body, and spirit that awaits on the other side of your revolution. Each week includes: -A yoga practice to do every morning -Principles to cleanse your diet along with eating plan -Instructions to begin and deepen a meditation practice -Excavation questions to root out limiting beliefs and patterns Let the Revolution Begin Now!

The 420 Gourmet: The Elevated Art of Cannabis Cuisine

by Jeffthe420chef

"The Julia Child of Weed" (Daily Beast) presents a foodie's guide to cannabis: a smart, sophisticated, and inviting lifestyle cookbook, featuring 100 delectable recipes and 75 full-color photos, that teaches at-home chefs how to safely create and experience edibles.JeffThe420Chef is revolutionizing the world of edibles. He first began cooking with cannabis to help a close friend's mother manage the pain, nausea, and discomfort of cancer treatments. Along the way, he developed an intricate process that effectively neutralizes the taste of cannabis when infusing it into butters and oils--opening the door to a new understanding of edibles.In The Ganja Gourmet, JeffThe420Chef teaches home cooks how to safely create and experience healthy cannabis edibles. He begins with his signature "light tasting" CannaButter and CannaOils, which are the secret to his outrageously delicious and truly unique recipes. By mastering these staples, you can easily incorporate cannabis into everyday dishes--and the pot-sibilities are endless! From Eggs Canna-dict and Gnocchi with Hazelnut Canna-Pesto to Fish Tacos with Chipotle Canna-aioli and Pot-zah Ball Soup, these mouthwatering recipes take cooking with cannabis beyond midnight munchies, delighting the taste buds of recreational and medicinal users alike.The Ganja Gourmet covers everything from brunch and small plates to salads and gourmet dinners, offering gluten free, vegetarian, vegan, and kosher options along the way. These recipes are fully adaptable to your needs, whether you want a full course meal for pain management or a quick snack to help you focus, relax, and enhance creativity. JeffThe420Chef combines his fun-loving approach to cooking with practical information about marijuana--including specifics about dosing, the principal strains, and the ingredient's medical and recreational benefits.Whether you're new to edibles or a long-time medicinal user, The Ganja Gourmet will educate and entertain you, all while serving as your ultimate guide to cannabliss.

44 Cranberry Point

by Debbie Macomber

Olivia Lockhart-Griffin Cedar Cove, WashingtonDear Reader,Jack and I are just back from our honeymoon, and I'm eager to catch up with my friends Bob and Peggy Beldon, who run the Thyme and Tide bed-and-breakfast at 44 Cranberry Point. It's a popular place but (needless to say!) things haven't been the same since a man died there. Turns out his name was Max Russell, and Bob had known him briefly in Vietnam. Nobody has any idea why he showed up or-most important of all-who killed him. Because it now appears that he was poisoned. I sure hope, especially for Bob and Peggy's sake, that somebody figures it out soon!Not that they're providing the only news in Cedar Cove these days. Romance seems to be everywhere among my family and friends. I'm pleased to report that Grace Sherman has more than her share of interested men. Her daughter Maryellen is getting married to Jon Bowman. And my mother, Charlotte, seems to have a man in her life, too. I'm not sure how I feel about that yet....There's lots of other gossip I could tell you. Join me at Peggy's place for a cup of tea and one of her fabulous blueberry muffins and we'll talk.Olivia

45 Years In Wall Street

by William D. Gann

Dr. Gann gives a thorough explanation of investment rules in this book for new and seasoned investors alike. Read this over and over until they become clear and fluid practices in your everyday portfolio management. This is the only eBook you will find that includes all the original charts and tables.

The 5 Essential People Skills: How to Assert Yourself, Listen to Others, and Resolve Conflicts

by Dale Carnegie Training

From one of the most trusted and bestselling brands in business training and throughout the world, The 5 Essential People Skills shows how to deliver a message to others with power and clarity, how to build loyalty and inspire creativity by demonstrating assertiveness, and how to be assertive.Put these five essential skills to work and begin your transformation! Have you ever walked away from a conversation full of doubts and insecurities? Do you feel as if you've lost a little ground after every staff meeting? Most of us are either too passive or too aggressive in our business life, and we end up never getting the support, recognition, or respect we desire. The business leaders and trainers from Dale Carnegie Training have discovered that applying appropriate assertiveness to all your interactions is the most effective approach to creating a successful career. The 5 Essential People Skills will help you be the most positively commanding, prosperous, and inspired professional you can be. You will learn how to: · Relate to the seven major personality types· Live up to your fullest potential while achieving personal success · Create a cutting-edge business environment that delivers innovation and results · Use Carnegie's powerhouse five-part template for articulate communications that grow business· Resolve any conflict or misunderstanding by applying a handful of proven principles Once you master these powerful skills, you will be well on your way to a new level of professional and personal achievement.

5 Grams

by Dimitri A. Bogazianos

In 2010, President Barack Obama signed a law repealing one of the most controversial policies in American criminal justice history: the one hundred to one sentencing disparity between crack cocaine and powder whereby someone convicted of "simply" possessing five grams of crack--the equivalent of a few sugar packets--had been required by law to serve no less than five years in prison. In this highly original work, Dimitri A. Bogazianos draws on various sources to examine the profound symbolic consequences of America's reliance on this punishment structure, tracing the rich cultural linkages between America's War on Drugs, and the creative contributions of those directly affected by its destructive effects.Focusing primarily on lyrics that emerged in 1990s New York rap, which critiqued the music industry for being corrupt, unjust, and criminal, Bogazianos shows how many rappers began drawing parallels between the "rap game" and the "crack game." He argues that the symbolism of crack in rap's stance towards its own commercialization represents a moral debate that is far bigger than hip hop culture, highlighting the degree to which crack cocaine--although a drug long in decline--has come to represent the entire paradoxical predicament of punishment in the U.S. today.

The 5 Mistakes Every Investor Makes and How to Avoid Them

by Peter Mallouk

Identify mistakes standing in the way of investment successWith so much at stake in investing and wealth management, investors cannot afford to keep repeating actions that could have serious negative consequences for their financial goals. The Five Mistakes Every Investor Makes and How to Avoid Them focuses on what investors do wrong so often so they can set themselves on the right path to success. In this comprehensive reference, readers learn to navigate the ever-changing variables and market dilemmas that often make investing a risky and daunting endeavor. Well-known and respected author Peter Mallouk shares useful investment techniques, discusses the importance of disciplined investment management, and pinpoints common, avoidable mistakes made by professional and everyday investors alike.Designed to provide a workable, sensible framework for investors, The Five Mistakes Every Investor Makes and How to Avoid Them encourages investors to refrain from certain negative actions, such as fighting the market, misunderstanding performance, and letting one's biases and emotions get in the way of investing success.Details the major mistakes made by professional and everyday investorsHighlights the strategies and mindset necessary for navigating ever-changing variables and market dilemmasIncludes useful investment techniques and discusses the importance of discipline in investment managementProvides additional content and resources on a companion websiteA reliable resource for investors who want to make more informed choices, this book steers readers away from past investment errors and guides them in the right direction.

50 Best Girlfriends Getaways in North America, 2nd Edition

by Marybeth Bond

The guide covers everything from fabulous birthday getaways to the best places to heal, shop, and bond with friends and family. The trip choices range widely and and entice and suit every occasion, mood, and pocketbook. From fun-filled weekends in New York, Quebec, and San Francisco to festive forays to Las Vegas and Savannah; from adventurous raft trips down the colourado River to heli-hiking the Canadian Rockies; from high-spirited reunions in Ashland, Oregon, to soothing retreats in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, there is truly something here for everyone. Fresh content reflects the latest trends in women's travel, including dude ranches, yoga retreats, mountain resorts, and an all-new chapter on the best home and garden tours, as well as a new section on where to take teenage daughters. The book is filled with practical tips on roommate etiquette, safety, packing, budgeting, and other specific advice. Short, true stories about women's experiences open each chapter, and quotes from all types of women travelers broaden the appeal, further inspiring readers to pack up their bags, call a girlfriend, and say "Let's go!"

The 50 Fridays Marriage Challenge: One Question a Week. One Incredible Marriage.

by Helton Lora Jeff Helton

Transform your marriage with this revitalizing relationship guide that challenges couples to answer important questions together and grow in mutual understanding.In our modern, fast-paced society, it is easy for couples to drift apart and suddenly find their marriages in need of serious help. If this sounds familiar, then Pastor Jeff Helton and his wife Lora have a challenge for you: sit down once a week with your spouse to answer a question together. It could be something as simple as "What makes you laugh out loud?" or as deep and challenging as "If you had one day left on earth, what would you say to your spouse?" or "Are you satisfied with our level of physical intimacy?" The 50 Fridays Marriage Challenge is a fun book specifically designed to spark open and honest conversation between partners at any stage of married life. Each short chapter includes an engaging question, a brief message, an encouraging quote, a Bible scripture, and a prayer. The short messages bring hope to rocky marriages by providing a safe, gentle space for discussing important matters, such as communication, conflict, in-laws, finances, children, sex, and much more. By taking the 50 Fridays Marriage Challenge, husbands and wives will find that their Friday evening talks--whether they laugh together, delve deep into the topic at hand, or plan and dream for the future--may be the only time they spend in close conversation that doesn't involve the kids, the checking account, or who took out the trash. Spend a few precious moments together once a week with this book, and you will ultimately see your marriage transformed.

50 Harbor Street

by Debbie Macomber

Olivia Lockhart-Griffin Cedar Cove, Washington Dear Reader, Believe it or not, we have another mystery in Cedar Cove! This one, ironically enough, involves the McAfees-Roy, who's a private investigator, and his wife, Corrie. They've been receiving anonymous postcards and messages asking if they "regret the past." Corrie says she has no idea what any of it means.... On a more positive note, they're both delighted that their daughter, Linnette, has moved to Cedar Cove to work at the new medical clinic. And when Corrie attended the humane society's "Dog and Bachelor Auction," she bought Linnette a date with Cal Washburn, who works at Cliff Harding's horse farm. Unfortunately, Linnette seems less enthusiastic about this than Corrie is. Speaking of Cliff, the romance between him and Grace Sherman is back on. But that's only one of the many interesting stories here in town. Corrie's invited you and me for a coffee at the McAfee house-that's 50 Harbor Street-and we'll tell you everything we know! Olivia

50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know

by Moheb Costandi

Neuroscience is one of the most fascinating and complex areas of scientific research, with new advances being made every day. In 50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know, Mo Costandi condenses all we know about the brain and how it works into series of introductions to the most important concepts. Outlining both long-standing theories - such as the function of neurons and synaptic transmission - and cutting-edge ideas - including neuroethics and brain-computer interfacing - with straightforward narrative and clear two-colour illustrations, this book is a perfect beginner's guide to the most powerful and mysterious organ in the body. The ideas explored include: The nervous impulse; Differences between the male and female brain; The root of addiction; Neurobiological basis for personality; The relationship between sleep and memory.

50 Philosophy Classics: Thinking, Being, Acting Seeing - Profound Insights and Powerful Thinking from Fifty Key Books

by Tom Butler-Bowdon

For over 2000 years, philosophy has been our best guide to the experience of being human, and the true nature of reality. From Aristotle, Plato, Epicurus, Confucius, Cicero and Heraclitus in ancient times to 17th century rationalists Descartes, Leibniz and Spinoza, from 20th-century greats Jean-Paul Sartre, Jean Baudrillard and Simone de Beauvoir to contemporary thinkers Michael Sandel, Peter Singer and Slavoj Zizek, 50 PHILOSOPHY CLASSICS explores key writings that have shaped the discipline and had an impact on the real world. Philosophy can no longer be confined to academia, and 50 Philosophy Classics shows how powerful it can be as a tool for opening our minds and helping us think. Whether you are fascinated or daunted by the big questions of how to think, how to be, how to act and how to see, this is the perfect introduction to some of humanity's greatest minds and their landmark books.

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