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Cholesterol: Heart-Healthy Eating

by Adams Media

Are you concerned about the potential health risks of high cholesterol? The Everything® Healthy Living Series is here to help. These concise, thoughtful guides offer the expert advice and the latest medical information you need to manage your cholesterol and lead a healthy life.Inside you'll find useful information on the relationship between cholesterol and diet, reading food labels, and the importance of dietary changes. With the right guidance, potential complications from high cholesterol are avoidable.

Cholesterol: Cholesterol and Heart Disease

by Adams Media

Are you concerned about the potential health risks of high cholesterol? The Everything® Healthy Living Series is here to help. These concise, thoughtful guides offer the expert advice and the latest medical information you need to manage your cholesterol and lead a healthy life.Inside you'll find useful information on the relationship between cholesterol and heart disease, potential risks factors, treatment, and tips on minimizing your risk. With the right guidance, potential complications from high cholesterol are avoidable.

Dude, You're a Dad!

by John Pfeiffer

Your guide to living with your new family! Pregnancy was just the warmup. Now, it's time to get into the game and help your family through your baby's first year. From 4 A.M. feedings and visiting the pediatrician to getting back to work and hopping into bed with Mom, Dude, You're a Dad leads you through all the trials and tribulations you'll face as a new dad. Author John Pfeiffer has braved the journey not just once but three times, and will tell you exactly what changes to expect as well as what you can be doing for your baby--and your baby mama--during this time. Complete with foolproof parenting strategies for handling tricky situations, this book also braces you for the years to come, which will be full of head banging, temper tantrums, and restless days. The first twelve months are make-or-break when it comes to parenting and Dude, You're a Dad is your guide to making sure that nothing gets broken.

The Heart You Own

by Diane R. Jewkes

Why would an English lord want to have part ownership in a New Mexico cattle ranch? And why did it have to be her father's ranch?Kara Jonston has grown up thinking she will someday inherit the family ranch. She has worked the ranch as hard as any man. Ask any of the cowboys. Finding out her father sold half ownership in the ranch--and to a soft Englishman, no less--without even talking to her hurts her pride and stirs her anger. To make matters worse, this outsider is coming to inspect his investment, and her father expects her to be nice.Although she promises her father to give his new partner a chance, she vows she will never accept him as her partner on her ranch.Hawke Pryce, Lord Stoneham, is not English, he is Scottish. He is not soft, and he is not coming to the New Mexico Territory just to inspect his latest investment. He's hunting a man.Sparks fly--but will they turn into lasting love for two people determined to hang on to their hearts?Sensuality Level: Sensual Diane R. Jewkes is a lover of books and history. She grew up in southern New Mexico and currently lives in Colorado with her husband and much-loved dogs. She has two children and three grandchildren living nearby.

Hot Off The Press

by Meline Nadeau

Following the death of her father, Leigh returns to the sleepy seaside town of her youth, where, she's shocked and surprised to learn she's inherited the family paper. For a seasoned journalist with the country's largest daily, running a small town newspaper should be a piece of cake.She hadn't counted on having to share the reins with David, her father's right-hand man. Leigh sees him as an arrogant tyrant who believes that his way is the only way. David can only see her as the private school brat who's had everything handed to her on a silver platter. To top it all off, the paper's in serious financial trouble and the townspeople are keeping some ugly secrets under wraps.Despite their differences, Leigh and David are going to have to work closely to save the failing paper--very closely. Their major scoop and saving grace comes by way of a prison break from the local penitentiary. And when an escaped convict highjacks the presses and holds Leigh hostage, only one person can come to her rescue.Sensuality Level: Sensual Méline Nadeau spends her days dreaming up new and inventive ways to share her passion for words and moving pictures and her nights cuddling her two loves, her husband, Russ, and daughter, Chloë Echo.

Holding Out For a Hero

by Mari Manning

Feisty, hot-tempered Seneca Simms has a big problem on her hands. Two birth certificates and two weeks to figure out which is genuine before her wedding to her admittedly self-absorbed fiancé, Michael. She has no time in her tight schedule to deal with the amorous detective she just hired.Rudderless and haunted, Collin Atlee hides behind a handsome face and a cocky attitude. Then he meets a girl who is immune to his charms. Solving the mystery behind her birth is the easy part. The hard part is stealing her heart without exposing his painful past.Sensuality Level:SensualMari Manning lives in the Chicago area with her husband. She is a member of the Romance Writers of America and an active member of its Chicago North Chapter.

Vergil in Averno

by Avram Davidson

He was a Master in Arts Magical, but not yet Incantor et Magus Now Vergil Magus, the powerful sorcerer-poet, returns in the long-awaited prequel to Avram Davidson's bestselling novel of fable and magic, The Phoenix and the Mirror. Here, Vergil's extraordinary adventures begin as he journeys into the hideous heart of evil and darkness . . . Enter the Very Rich City of Averno and discover a place on untold riches and untamed lusts, of orgies and drunken revelries, of madness and human corruption. Here is a decaying metropolis of wizards and warlocks, where old crones spin webs of cruelty and deceit, and hell lurks in a labyrinth of underworld caves. Vergil has come to Averno to uncover the secret of its eternal fires, the very center of its wealth and prominence. But as he explores the inner sancta of this ancient and heartless inferno, he finds, too, the fiery bed of Poppaea, the beautiful wife of the city's most influential Magnates. With this forbidden pleasure comes forbidden knowledge, and Vergil is drawn into a web of intrigue that threatens to turn the terrible power of Averno against him. For centuries, the lords of the city have thrived on the bloody sacrifice of their own people. Now they are determined to add one more name to the scrolls of Averno's dead . . . and to cast Vergil, now an outlaw, into the burning pits of the dying empire.

Clash of Star-Kings

by Avram Davidson

Set during the reign of the Aztecs in Mexico, two alien forces, dormant for centuries, enter a confrontation on a remote mountain that will decide Earth's fate. The Great Old Ones benevolently ruled before the cruel Aztecs were shaped by the Huitzil, who came from the Evil Stars and taught the Aztecs how to conquer and demanded endless human sacrifice.

Rogue Dragon

by Avram Davidson

Rogue Dragon is the latest addition to the growing New Classics of the Fantastic library, a series dedicated to bringing great Sci-fi stories to a new generation of readers. Jon-Joras came to Earth to oversee arrangements for a dragon hunt to amuse his king. The dragons, brought to Earth centuries earlier as pets of an alien race, were powerful but slow-witted - until now! Now, Jon-Joras finds himself caught in the middle of an uprising that could shake the powers of the galaxy! Featuring an Introduction by Harlan Ellison, Avram Davidson's classic, Rogue Dragon, is reprised in this attractive package.

The Kar-Chee Reign

by Avram Davidson

Earth is flat, empty, weary, and bare. Her children, too, had left her, all but a few who lived peacefully off the land. And then came the Kar-Chee, to crack Earth open and suck out what remained of her richness, threatening the twilight of th old planet with an evil beyond anything that had gone before. With them they brought their servants, beasts so creul and horrible that men could recall their like only from ancestral nightmares, and named them "Dragons . . ."

Ursus of Ultima Thule

by Avram Davidson

The Bear Swarthy, hairy, ostracized by others of his tribe, Arnten set off to lead a life of proud an lonely independence in his primitive world of Thule-Ultima Thule-where med huddled in animal skins against the arctic cold, and used crude clubs and spears to kill the giant prehistoric animals that roamed the land. But Arnten-"The Bear"-was quicker of body and sharper of mind than his fellow men, and he had a special destiny: a path beset with mortal dangers and evil witchery which he must overcome, to save himself, his world, his woman, and o conquer the evil one whom they called "The Wolf." Rich with weird beauty, mystery, and magic-by one of the most highly acclaimed masters of epic fantasy.

The Phoenix and the Mirror

by Avram Davidson

A Landmark Fantasy Adventure Inspired by the legends of the Dark Ages, The Phoenix and the Mirror is the story of the mighty Vergil-not quit the Vergil of our history books (the poet who penned The Aeneid), but the Vergil conjured by by the medieval imagination: hero, alchemist, and sorcerer extroaordinaire Hugo Award winner Avram Davidson has mingled fact with fantasy, turned history askew, and come up with a powerful fantasy adventure that is an acknowledged classic of the field.

The Enemy of My Enemy

by Avram Davidson

Jerrod Northi, pirate and rogue, is desperate for the Craftsman to transform his appearance. It costs 100,000 units, steep for even Northi to pay, but because of his powerful enemies he'll find a way. Since being attacked by deadly leeris, he knows the cost of missing this opportunity for refuge in Tarnis may cost his life.

When Parents Worry

by Henry Anderson

A bird pooped in my daughter's mouth yesterday. Do we need to worry about anything? Sure, kids may say and do the darndest things, but concerned parents definitely take it to a whole other level. While these moms and dads certainly mean well, it's hard for anyone (even a pediatrician) not to dissolve into laughter when they hear weird and unexpected questions like: Betty ate cheese from a mousetrap from which the mouse also ate. Is that anything to worry about? Should my eight-year-old wear boxers or briefs? I dropped off my son's urine sample in a Tupperware container. Can you please give it back when you're done? From concerns about pickle-shaped poos to the risks of sitting on Santa's lap, Dr. Henry Anderson, a pediatrician in private practice, has heard it all-and now you can, too.

Oh Boy, You're Having a Girl

by Brian A. Klems

Rules for Raising Little Girls "As the father of a daughter, I wish I'd read this very funny book sooner, if only to know that it's OK for a grown man to wear a tutu." --Dave Barry "Required reading for any parent who doesn't know pants from leggings." --Dan Zevin, author of Dan Gets a Minivan: Life at the Intersection of Dude and Dad It's easy to imagine how you'd raise a boy--all the golf outings, lawnmower lessons, and Little League championships you'd attend--but playing dad to a little princess may take some education. In Oh Boy, You're Having a Girl, Brian, a father of three girls, shares his tactics for surviving this new and glittery world. From baby dolls and bedtime rituals to potty training and dance recitals, he leads you through all the trials and tribulations you'll face as you're raising your daughter. He'll also show you how to navigate your way through tough situations, like making sure that she doesn't start dating until she's fifty. Complete with commandments for restroom trips and properly participating in a tea party, Oh Boy, You're Having a Girl will brace you for all those hours playing house--and psych you up for the awesomeness of raising a daughter who has you lovingly wrapped around her little finger. "Somehow, Brian Klems has taken one of the most traumatic situations known to a father--having a daughter--and made it into something so completely hilarious you'll laugh until you've got oxygen deprivation!" --W. Bruce Cameron, author of 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter

Thunder in the Night

by Kate Fellowes

Aspiring investigative journalist Allison Belsar has exactly zero interest in tagging along with the society set when they visit Belize. But when the trip is sponsored by the local zoo and her editor issues the order, she packs her bags and shows up on time.Turns out there's more to this adventure than red-eyed tree frogs and Mayan ruins. Something criminal is going on. But what? And how does that gorgeous tour guide figure into events? He's close at hand every time there's danger.Of course, he's nearby plenty of other times, too. The moments she spends in his arms are as magical as the moonlight on a tropical night. Allison is in danger of losing her heart to this man, and her life to a deadly ring of criminals who will do anything to keep their secrets hidden deep in the jungle. This could be the story to make her career--if she lives to tell it.Sensuality Level: Behind closed doorsKate Fellowes's working life has revolved around words--editor of the student newspaper, reporter for the local press, cataloger in her hometown library. She's the author of four previous novels and numerous short stories and essays. Married, she and her husband share their home with a variety of companion animals.

Second Chance

by Linda Kepner

At East Virginia University in 1969, Bishou Howard is a female Yankee graduate student in a Southern man's academic world. It is a rough life, but no rougher than living at home. Her parents are ill, and she and her twin brother Bat (Jean-Baptiste Howard, a retired Vietnam vet) are raising their younger brothers and managing the rest of the family almost by themselves.Because of her French-Canadian background as well as her tight budget, Bishou accepts a job as an interpreter for an attendee at a university conference. Louis Dessant, a French-speaking visitor from Reunion Island, is attractive, wealthy, lonely, and somehow vulnerable.Why is Bishou sensing something wrong with him? What is his dark secret, and why is she drawn to him nonetheless? Is Louis's attitude to her simple gentlemanly courtesy, or is he falling in love? Bishou finds it more and more difficult to remain professional about him. As Bishou unravels the secrets of tobacco millionaire Louis Dessant's life, she feels drawn to him, the people who staunchly support him, and the beautiful island he calls home.Bishou takes the risk and travels halfway around the world to see Louis's tropical island. Can Bishou and Louis find a place in each other's lives? Will Bishou be welcome there, or has this all been a mistake?Sensuality Level: Behind closed doorsLinda Kepner has been a computer operator, librarian, medical researcher, college instructor, and magazine editor. She lives in Bennington, New Hampshire. Second Chance is her third novel.

The Contents of the Coffin

by J. S. Fletcher

J. S. Fletcher (b. 1863, d. 1935) was a prolific British author and journalist. He wrote over 230 titles, both fiction and non fiction. He was one of foremost writers of detective fiction during the Golden Age of murder mystery novels.

The Wonderful City

by J. S. Fletcher

J. S. Fletcher (b. 1863, d. 1935) was a prolific British author and journalist. He wrote over 230 titles, both fiction and non fiction. He was one of foremost writers of detective fiction during the Golden Age of murder mystery novels.

You're Doing It Wrong!

by Lee Thornton

Not Getting the Results You Want? Probably Because You're Doing It Wrong! You brush your teeth twice a day. You serve red wine at room temperature. You treat stains on whites with bleach. You're doing everything by the book, so it must be fine, right? Wrong! From drinking coffee and tipping at restaurants to riding your bike and treating your hangovers, years of bad advice and common misconceptions have led to a lifetime of erroneous doings. Even the simplest, most common tasks are done incorrectly every day by almost everyone, and chances are - whatever you're doing - you're doing it wrong too. But it's okay. You're Doing It Wrong! will teach you how to do it all right.

The Big Bang

by Linda Joffe Hull

Winner of the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writer of the Year Award Melody Mountain Ranch is a gated, planned, suburban heaven for everyone but interior decorator Hope Jordan. As Hope struggles through the letdown of several unsuccessful fertility treatments, her cul-de-sac neighbors Will Pierce-Cohn, a stay-at-home dad and community activist; Frank Griffin, a minister-cum-homeowners' board president; and Tim Trautman, a soon-to-be father of five, jockey for her attentions. When Hope has a few too many cocktails and inadvertently eats hash-laced brownies at the playground ribbon-cutting gala/Memorial Weekend poolside potluck, she falls into the arms of one of her three wannabe paramours. Maybe all three. She wakes up with only fleeting memories of the evening, and soon discovers that her dream of getting pregnant has become a crushing reality. With all eyes on her, Hope is forced to watch as the walls holding up her picture-perfect neighborhood begin to crumble.

The Perils of Sherlock Holmes

by Loren D. Estleman

"An excellent collection of short stories and essays." --New York Review of Books "An entertaining and diverting read." --BookPleasures.com "Estleman's style as Watson is better than many." --BestofSherlock.com "Readers are transported back to another place and time during the series of short stories that pay homage to the legend that is Sherlock Holmes." --Pop Culture Guy "The Hound of the Baskervilles." "A Scandal in Bohemia." "The Sign of the Four." These are just a few of the well-known mysteries solved by the one and only Sherlock Holmes. The legendary detective is one of the most enduring literary characters of all time, and he appears once more in The Perils of Sherlock Holmes. Each of these adventurous tales has been authorized by the estate of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. While you may recognize some of these stories, others--such as "The Serpent's Egg"--are revealed for the very first time. Other works in this collection include three previously published essays that delve deeper into the daring world of Sherlock Holmes and the imaginative mind of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

DIY Nail Art

by Catherine Rodgers

The cure for the common mani! Black Lace. Summer Citrus. Hot Pink Zebra. Get ready for nails that will get you noticed! Catherine Rodgers, creator of the popular nail art YouTube Channel Totally Cool Nails, shares her secrets in DIY Nail Art. Packed with easy-to-follow instructions and helpful tips for recreating Catherine's stunning looks, you can create one-of-a-kind nail art designs without ever stepping inside a nail salon. Inside this colorful guide to all things nails, you'll find seventy-five eye-catching designs including never-before-seen styles like Argyle, Light Burst, and Spiderweb Nails. Complete with step-by-step photographs so you can nail your look every time, DIY Nail Art will have you saying goodbye to the nail salon--and hello to fashion-forward nails at home!

The Everything College Checklist Book

by Cynthia C. Muchnick

Maximize your college experience! The path to higher education is filled with college visits, paperwork, letters of recommendation, essays, and application fees--and that's just to get in! After that comes the financial aid paperwork, student loan notes, scholarship applications, and vouchers--and that's just to pay for it! Then come the roommate compatibility survey, the lists of what to pack, what supplies are need for classes, and the lists go on and on. The Everything College Checklist Book is here to help. These valuable checklists help you keep track of applications, references, transcripts, and financial aid. There are lists of questions to ask potential roommates, what to pack for dorm life, and ideas for the supplies needed for stress-free studying. It's the ultimate guide for making a smooth transition into college life.

DIY Mason Jars

by Melissa Averinos

Stop jamming up your cupboards with empty Mason jars! With DIY Mason Jars, you'll find everything you need to make one-of-a-kind creations with everyone's favorite jar. Featuring step-by-step instructions and four-color photographs, this book will kickstart your creativity with thirty-five imaginative projects that will add a pop of fun to any room. It also includes darling label designs that turn ordinary containers into whimsical centerpieces and gifts you won't be able to find anywhere else. From the kitchen windowsill to your back porch, you'll be inspired to pep up your home with original crafts, like: Pendant lighting Reed diffuser Sprouting jars Homespun soap dispenser So whether you're looking for an adorable way to brighten up a room or the perfect little solution for your odds and ends, these Mason jar crafts will leave a lasting impression in any space!

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