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That "glowing skin" everyone promised you looks remarkably similar to the hormonal acne you battled as a teenYour special bond with your husband? It means he can't sleep in the same room as you, thanks to your killer gasThe lady at the grocery store remarks "it must be any day now!" when you haven't finished your second trimesterYou debut the perfect name for your baby-which your mother-in-law immediately describes as "interesting" (complete with a wrinkled nose) There's no doubt about it: Pregnancy isn't all it's cracked up to be. In this complete update of the bestselling first edition, Joanne Kimes pairs no-holds-barred humor with helpful advice to get you through the next nine months with (some level of) your sanity intact.So whether you're looking for the scoop on hypnobirthing, you want to know a cure for your hemorrhoids, or you really just want a laugh (even if you might pee in your maternity leggings), this book will tell you exactly what to do when that miracle of yours is making you totally, completely, gestationally miserable.
It’s not just Osama Bin Laden anymore.It’s the people all around you - from coworkers to your next-door neighbor. From domestic terrorists and serial killers to troubled students and homicidal exes, violent people are living right here among us.But we don’t have to count on patience and providence to get us through. In A Guide to Identifying Terrorists Through Body Language, renowned body-language expert and bestselling Toxic People author Dr. Lillian Glass reveals the visual cues, characteristics, and behaviors we need to identify the most dangerous people in our midst - in only seconds. In this book she teams up with former FBI Special Agent D. Vincent Sullivan where they both draw upon decades of experience. Her expertise in body language, vocal forensics, and behavioral analysis, and his experience as a former member of the Joint Terrorist Task Force provide you with the the same instruction, information, and insight they have provided to law enforcement, the justice system, and Homeland Security, among others. Complete with real-life scenarios and case studies, this groundbreaking handbook is the protection we upstanding citizens need to keep ourselves, our families, and our society free from harm.
The Everything Guide to Starting and Running a Restaurant: The ultimate resource for starting a successful restaurant!by Ronald Lee
It takes a lot more than top-notch cooking skills to launch and run a successful eatery. But if you're a hopeful chef or hungry entrepreneur looking to open the next hot spot, you'll find everything you need in this accessible guide! Written by veteran restaurant owner and manager Ronald Lee, this guide offers solid advice on how to:Secure financing and find the perfect siteDevelop an engaging marketing plan to build and keep a patron baseOperate an offbeat site like a food truck or rotating restaurantCreate an innovative and diverse menuHire and manage wait, kitchen, and front-end staffAnd much, much more! Complete with the latest thinking on industry trends and how to make a realistic and achievable business plan, this practical resource will turn you into a restaurateur before you can say "Bon appetit!"
Panini sandwiches are quick and scrumptious mainstays of delis, coffee shops, and Italian restaurants, and now you can create your own restaurant-inspired panini sandwiches with this cookbook! Here you'll find 300 recipes, from traditional Italian sandwiches to grilled appetizers, desserts, and breakfasts. You'll prepare mouthwatering recipes, including:Eggplant, Peppers, and Pesto PaniniCilantro Lime Tilapia PaniniPeanut Butter and Chocolate Stuffed French ToastGrilled Vegetable WontonsLamb, Baba Ganoush, and Feta PaniniBlueberry Angel Food PaniniPanini expert Anthony Tripodi offers useful tips and techniques for perfect results every time. From simple to gourmet, these recipes are sure to be the next best thing since sliced, stuffed, and grilled bread!
Forget waiting for Mr. Right! You can go out and find "The One" yourself when you follow this plan. Celebrated relationship expert Dr. Janet Blair Page has distilled the very best of her acclaimed dating class at Emory University-the one covered by CNN, FOX, Good Morning America, and The Early Show-into this one-of-a-kind book. She's helped bring thousands of singles true love-and now it's your turn!Your To-Do List This Year:Today: Get to know yourself.Next Month: Figure out what you really want from your man.Month 3: Learn how to get out of your own way.Month 6: Take the field and find the right guy.Month 10: Make the big decision.Month 12:Get married! The power is yours-and with Dr. Page's guidance, you'll use that power to meet and marry your Perfect Guy. From designing the ultimate Spouse Shopping List to getting the right guy to commit, this tried-and-true method gives you the blueprint you need to take charge of your love life and find love that can last a lifetime-in only 12 months or less!
Misanthrope, n.:1.) One who hates mankind; a curmudgeon; a loner;2.) The guy in your office who responded to your e-mail of baby photos with "D-. Passing, but not college material";3.) A RealistFrom The Misanthrope's Guide to LifeIn this guide, you'll learn how to get away from the pain-in-the-asses who make you seriously consider investing in a fallout shelter and making it your new home. You'll take isolated comfort in these survival strategies, including how to:Conduct managed incoherence to get the delivery boy from the lobby to your doorTake a "French leave" in order to eat alone at workGet ousted from your kickball league by dressing as Magnum, P.I. for every gameGet back at the jerk yapping on his cell phone by reciting the lyrics to Harry Chapin's version of "Cat's in the Cradle"End a conversation by "Gwynething" (also known as playing the "I'm delightfully foreign" act) someone to deathThis is the survival guide you will be annoyed not to have.
Fact. Fact. Bullsh*t!: Learn the Truth and Spot the Lie on Everything from Tequila-Made Diamonds to Tetris's Soviet Roots - Plus Tons of Other Totally Random Facts from Science, History and Beyond!by Neil Patrick Stewart
Think you can spot the fake?Think again. It's going to be a lot harder than you think to pick out the BS. Each entry hides one well-crafted fib among a pair of unbelievable truths. And it's up to you to figure out what's fascinating and what's fabricated on everything from koala bears to Confucius to high-fructose corn syrup.Was Cleopatra the last Egyptian pharaoh?Can you really make diamonds out of tequila?Is the platypus actually poisonous?A flip of the page reveals whether you're right or wrong as well as more information on the true trivia-and why you might've fallen for the fake fact. You'll really need to know your sh*t if you plan on correctly calling bullsh*t.
"The Book of Lashes by Mois Benarroch is full of true poetry of the oldest genre of Hebrew poetry: Prophecy." Yitzhak Laor, Haaretz 11/29/2005 "The Israeli Bukowski." Yaron Avitov, Yediot Ajaronot, 1/11/2000 For the first time in English we get a full translation of the book "The Book of Lashes", a book that revolutionized modern Hebrew poetry in the 21st century and created a new movement of social and engaged poetry. Mois Benarroch is the winner of the most prestigious poetry prize in Israel, the Yehuda Amichai poetry prize, which was awarded to him in 2012.
"You're too sensitive.""You'll never amount to anything.""You're crazy."If this is what you hear--from your spouse, your parent, your boss--then you've been the victim of verbal abuse. This insidious behavior permeates our culture--from the privacy of our own homes to the public glare of our schools, workplaces, and other institutions.But you don't have to live with it. In this groundbreaking companion to her bestselling The Verbally Abusive Relationship, acclaimed public speaker, educator and author Patricia Evans brings you the tools you need to triumph over verbal abuse, no matter where or how you encounter it.She'll guide you step by step through a powerful healing process that provides:A thorough review of available therapiesStrategies for dealing with abusersPositive messages of support and encouragementInspiring affirmations for every week of the yearWith Patricia's help, you'll achieve the clarity you need to build a new life--far from senseless accusations, wounding words, and confusing comments that have taken an untold toll on your psyche. You'll find validation, and learn to believe in yourself--and a better future--once more.
You probably know bits and pieces about Theodore Roosevelt: He was the President of the United States, led the charge up San Juan Hill, had something to do with the "Bull Moose" party, and is represented on Mt. Rushmore. That's a start. But his accomplishments went far beyond that.This book expands that list and highlights his most significant contributions to history, including:His role in the creation of the Panama CanalHow he ended the Russo-Japanese WarHis "trust busting," which brought corporations under the control of the peopleThe impact of his conservation effortsHow he built up the navy and established the United States as a world powerA refreshing alternative to the stuffy, overly academic books on the market, this book is the definitive guide for you to learn more about one of the most successful U.S. presidents, scholars, and statesmen in world history.
The Everything New Nurse Book, 2nd Edition: Gain confidence, manage your schedule, and be ready for anything!by Kathy Quan
As a new nurse you're entering one of the most challenging and rewarding fields. You will quickly learn how to navigate a complex medical landscape, care for sick and vulnerable patients, and manage stressful situations with skill and ease. This book will be your reassuring guide through all this and more.Veteran nurse Kathy Quan teaches you how to:Balance a hectic schedule, handle stress, and avoid burnoutDeal with doctors and other medical professionalsContinue education while workingUse software, smartphones, and apps to help treat patientsPacked with tips and strategies from nurses who have seen and done it all, this revised and updated guide gives you all the tools you need to get through those first critical months on the job--and beyond.
Pie--the once-humble dessert--is hot! From savory to sweet, for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, once you know the secrets of making pie you will have the skills to create almost any meal. This cookbook demystifies the art and science of flaky crusts and delectable fillings. It's bursting with recipes for mouthwatering pies of every type, including:Classic fruit pies and tartsRich cream and custard piesSweet, nutty piesMeat pies and hearty pot piesAnd much more!Inside you'll find expert tips, creative ideas, and timesaving shortcuts for making the perfect pie--every time!
The Everything Baby Names Book: From classic to contemporary, 50,000 baby names that you--and your child---will loveby June Rifkin
Choosing your baby's name is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. Fortunately, The Everything Baby Names Book, 3rd Edition is here to help! Featuring 50,000 of today's best names, the scoop on how your child's name can affect his sense of self, and how to choose a name that can honor your heritage and your child, this guide is the ultimate resource for making this momentous choice. The new edition features:Brand-new information on the impact that different names have on a childComplete separate sections for boys' and girls' namesMeanings and origins of names explainedInteresting and unique variations from around the globe Packed with engaging lists of popular and traditional names, fun facts, and important scientific data, this book gives you a plethora of possibilities--so you can make the perfect choice for your new bundle of joy!
Forget the fancy equipment, friendly trainers, and cushy gym. This is a workout courtesy of the Department of Corrections. With jacked inmates as your motivation, certified trainer Teufel and counselor Kroger have locked down an exercise regimen that's guaranteed to show real results.If you're a workout lifer, this book provides a new way to approach your routine, working in cherry pickers and butterflies to extend your range of motion and informing you which less effective exercises to cease and desist. If you're fresh meat looking to tone up, the squats, push-ups, and burpies will get you yard-ready in less than a three-month stint.This program's legit. Each exercise comes straight from the cellblock and the routines are those of real inmates. It's the workout of a lifetime-from guys serving twenty-five to life.
I Watch, Therefore I Am: From Socrates to Sartre, the Great Mysteries of Life as Explained Through Howdy Doody, Marcia Brady, Homer Simpson, Don Draper, and other TV Iconsby Gregory Bergman
Let Gilligan's Island teach you about situational ethics. Learn about epistemology from The Brady Bunch.Explore Aristotle's Poetics by watching 24.Television has grappled with a wide range of philosophical conundrums. According to the networks, it's the ultimate source of all knowledge in the universe! So why not look to the small screen for answers to all of humanity's dilemmas?There's not a single issue discussed by the great thinkers of the past that hasn't been hashed out between commercials in shows like Mad Men and Leave It to Beaver. So fix yourself a snack, settle into the couch, grab the remote...and prepare to be enlightened.
The Quotable Stoner: More that 1,100 Baked, Lit-Up, and Zonked-Out Quotes in Tribute to (and as a Result of) Smoking Weedby Holden Blunts
"I love my FedEx guy 'cause he's a drug dealer and he don't even know it . . . and he's always on time."--Mitch HedbergTalking about weed? It never gets old. There's just a whole lot to be said. And in this book, you'll find more than a thousand hilarious, half-baked quotes about marijuana and its (medicinal, calming, overall awesome) influence on movies, people, politics, and pop culture from well-known stoners like Tommy Chong to closet inhalers like Jennifer Aniston.Within these papers (er, pages), you'll be treated to tasty nuggets of wisdom from Jay Leno ("Forty million Americans smoke marijuana and the only ones who didn't like it were Judge Ginsburg, Clarence Thomas, and Bill Clinton.") to Bob Marley ("When you smoke the herb, it reveals you to yourself.") and every pothead in between. As you roll through these words of wisdom, picking up new knowledge to drop on your friends, you'll wish you thought of these killer buds first.So gather around the bong, grab some snacks to share, and burn through this collection of essential pothead wisdom.
The Incontrovertible Code of (Formerly) Unwritten Rules: From Airline- Armrest Etiquette to Flushing Twice, 251 Universal Laws of Common Civility that We Wish Everything Knewby Quentin Parker
Never hog both armrests when you fly.Doorways, staircases, and elevator entrances are inappropriate spots to stop and chitchat.Always remember that one's own poop does, in fact, stink.When you borrow someone's car, fill it up with gas before you give it back.These are the unwritten rules of life. Observe them, and one rises above the great unwashed. Observe them not, and one goes straight to trailer trash.In this hilariously civil guide, you'll learn all of the principles of politesse our mothers tried to teach us--but some of us just weren't listening. So listen up, because our mothers were right: Handsome is as handsome does. If you never really understood what that meant--and who did?--then this book is for you.The Universal Code of (Formerly) Unwritten Rules: Because some rules should never be broken.
It's not what you know. It's what they think you know. And they will think you know it all once you learn how to bullsh*t successfully. Because there's a difference between talking out of your ass and bullsh*tting like a pro--and if you want to sound in the know without getting called out, you better know how to do it right.What you want is to be able to control any conversation and keep cool under pressure with a combination of confidence and cunning. To help out, there's a section of useful facts to stick up your sleeve.Forget being a know-it-all. You'll tap into real appeal and have a lot more fun once you become a skilled bullsh*t artist. Guaranteed.
Sure, you can't be in Hogwarts Hall for the Christmas feast, but you can add some wizadry to your own holiday meal with this sample menu! The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook Presents: A Magical Christmas Menu includes 16 recipes guaranteed to enchant your friends and family this holiday season. From mouth-watering appetizers to decadent desserts and a steaming cup of Mrs. Weasley's Hot Chocolate, this season you can conjure a feast that would satisfy even Hagrid's hearty appetite!Looking to celebrate the tastes of this magical world all-year round? Then check out The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook eBook and Print editions!
The Everything Guide to Raising a Toddler: All you need to raise a happy, healthy, and confident Toddlerby Ellen Bowers
The toddler years are a wondrous time of exploration and independence. A time when your little one begins to stretch his wings and test his boundaries. If you're prepared, you can enjoy the toddler years with ease and confidence. All you need is a little direction to change these often trying years into terrific memories.Filled with practical advice and sound strategies, this guide tells you how to:Prepare great meals your toddler will actually sit still for and eatHandle tantrumsToddler-proof a homeGet your toddler on a regular sleep schedule You'll also get tips on handling technology and toddlers, a slew of activities to build brainpower, and recipes that help keep toddlers performing at their best. You no longer have to worry about the toddler years--with this helpful guide, you can have a happy, well-adjusted, and terrific toddler!
Like other psychiatric disorders, sexual addiction is a condition that affects peoples' relationships with others as much as it affects their own mental state. Individuals suffering from sexual addiction typically pursue sex through any means possible and often engage in risky forms of sexual activity such as exhibitionism, promiscuous sex with multiple partners, online sex, etc. It's easy to see how a couple's relationship may be challenged by the manifestations and reality of a disorder like this one.A Couple's Guide to Sexual Addiction discusses common relationship issues within the context of sexual addiction and provides the reader with exercises, information, and advice on the following topics:TrustCommunicationHealthy sexuality & sexual behaviorsFamily By understanding the reality of sexual addiction and what it means for a relationship, couples will be able to better relate to each other and plan for a successful future.
Birds - A Spiritual Field Guide: Explore the Symbology and Significance of These Divine Winged Messengersby Arin Murphy-Hiscock
Birds are all around us-building nests for their eggs, perching on a nearby tree branch, floating freely on a breath of wind. But do you ever feel like a bird might be trying to connect with you-or even tell you something? This book can help you figure out the special message your visitor is trying to share.Inside this lovely illustrated field guide you'll find everything you need to decipher the unique meaning behind each individual bird sighting. From physical description to folklore, each of the common bird species detailed within has a story and a unique symbolism which will help reveal the changes these mystical creatures want you to make in your life. With this enlightening volume as your inspiration, get ready to take a look at your life from a bird's eye view-one robin, crow, and hummingbird at a time!
You think a real guy leaves everything up to chance? Don't count on it. It might seem like his every action is unplanned and unintentional, but that's not the case. Everything he does-from firing up the grill to avoiding taking out the trash-is thoroughly calculated before he does it. It's not rocket science. It's guy physics.This isn't the kind of physics they tried to teach you in school. While it does deal with velocity and force and all that good stuff, you can apply it in real life and really reap the rewards. Use it to beat your buddies on the court. Or you can use it to get out of your chores. It even comes in handy when you're working an angle at the bar.This guide proves a guy in motion will stay in motion-as long as that motion is toward a recliner and with a beer.
Math for Grownups: Re-Learn the Arithmetic You Forgot From School So You Can, Calculate how much that raise will really amount to (after taxes) Figure out if that new fridge will actually fit Help a third grader with his fraction homework Convert calories into cardio timeby Laura Laing
Ever wish you'd paid more attention in math class? From third grade to senior year of high school, it went in one ear and out the other, didn't it? But now you're staring at the new washer and dryer, trying to figure out the percentage of sales tax on the purchase price. You multiply something by something, right? Or you're scratching your head, wondering how to compute the odds that your football team will take next Sunday's game. You're pretty sure that involved ratios. The problem is, you can't quite remember.Here you get an adult refresher and real-life context-with examples ranging from how to figure out how many shingles it takes to re-roof the garage to the formula for resizing Mom's tomato sauce recipe for your entire family.Forget higher calculus-you just need an open mind. And with this practical guide, math can stop being scary and start being useful.
Have you ever thought about an old friend in the morning, only to hear from her that afternoon? Has a spontaneous change of heart worked out better than all of your best-laid plans?Have you ever discovered an uncanny connection between you and a complete stranger?What does it all mean?Only by recording moments of synchronicity in your life can you begin to become attuned to their presence--and make sense of their significance. This journal provides the perfect place to take note of seemingly innocuous occurrences so you can piece them together to find deeper meaning. You'll achieve greater clarity with each page you fill and every sign you interpret.Use this lovely resource as a tool to develop a keen eye for the messages all around you--and a guide to the answers you seek.
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