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Good Housekeeping's Summertime Cookbook

by Good Housekeeping Magazine Staff

Good Housekeeping Magazine's editors have selected a range of recipes to keep you cool during the hot summer months.

Wyoming Cossroads of a Continent

by Patsy Parkin

Table of Contents: Chapter One: Days of the Dinosaurs Chapter Two: The Ice Age and Prehistoric People Chapter Three: Indian Tribal Life Chapter Four: Explorers, Mountain Men, and Missionaries Chapter Five: Trails Across the Wilderness Chapter Six: The "Iron Horse" Arrives Chapter Seven: The Indian Wars Chapter Eight: The Wild West Chapter Nine: Cattlemen, Sheepmen, and Homesteaders Chapter Ten: Agriculture, Mining and Equality

Summer Pleasures

by Nora Roberts

Contains two complete novels, Second Nature and One Summer, by a best-selling author of romance. They were first published in 1986.

The Ancien Regime and the French Revolution

by Alexis De Tocqueville Gerald Bevan

A powerful new translation of de Tocqueville's influential look at the origins of modern France In this penetrating study, Alexis de Tocqueville considers the French Revolution in the context of France's history. De Tocqueville worried that although the revolutionary spirit was still alive and well, liberty was no longer its primary objective. Just as the first Republic had fallen to Napoleon and the second had succumbed to his nephew Napoleon III, he feared that all future revolutions might experience the same fate, forever imperiling the development of democracy in France. Translated and with an introduction by Gerald Bevan.

Billy and Blaze (Billy and Blaze #1)

by C. W. Anderson

Billy loved horses. And one Birthday his mom and Dad gave him a pony of his own. With his white face, he knew that pony should be called Blaze. and they have many great adventures together. This is the first book in the Blaze series.

Blaze and the Gypsies (Billy and Blaze #2)

by C. W. Anderson

While out on a ride, Billy and his pony Blaze run into a bunch of traveling gypsies. They ask Billy's father if he would be willing to sell Blaze. After Billy's father says no, Blaze disappears, stolen in the middle of the night. Will Billy and Blaze ever see each other again?

Years of Grace

by Margaret Ayer Barnes

Years of Grace is the story of forty years and the changes wrought in two generations. Set in Chicago, the novel focuses on Jane Ward, daughter of a socially prominent family, who grows up in the repressed, pseudo-genteel society of the 1880s and 1890s. In her youth, indeed, throughout her life, Jane is a model of decorum. She refuses to marry a young artist whom she loves, because her parents disapprove. She accepts a family-approved husband because it is expected of her. She avoids an affair later in life because it might disgrace husband and family. Twenty years later, Jane's daughter Cicily encounters the identical decisions, but being a product of the war years, when marriage is fast and divorce easy, Cicily cares little for reputation, and lives her life accordingly. Through it all. Mrs. Barnes maintains a scrupulous neutrality, presenting each life as a reflection of the times, never presuming to judge or moralize. If a change in attitude is apparent between generations, it represents only a portion of the total evolvement of society during the forty year period; and Mrs. Barnes reflects in minute detail, changes in fashion, architecture, and interior decor as well as history and social conditions. <P><P> The author's first novel, Years of Grace won the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 1931.

Bachelors Get Lonely

by A. A. Fair Erle Stanley Gardner

[from the back cover] ""You're bait. You're window undressing." Stripper Daffidill Lawson thought it over for a moment. "Tell me more." "You check into the motel," Donald Lam said. "I'll be half a block away watching your room through binoculars. You forget to pull the shade and start stripping--slowly. If anybody shows up and starts watching, I'll turn on a red light. If you see that red light, you move slowly over to the telephone and call the police." "Then what?" "Then the police come and catch him, and then they knock on your door and say, 'Lady, you shouldn't undress with the curtains up.'" "And what do I say?" "You tell them," Donald said, "that your agent thought if you could hold a murderer spellbound until the police arrived, it would be a service to humanity and swell publicity.""

The Serpent of Paradise

by Erwin W. Lutzer

Dr. Lutzer shows how Satan's rebellion serves God's purposes.


by George P. Pelecanos

Private investigator fiction based in Washington, D.C.

The Tolkien Reader

by J. R. R. Tolkien

Contains Tolkien's Magic Ring, The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth Beorhthelm's Son, Tree and Leaf, Farmer Giles of Ham, The Adventures of Tom Bombadil.

Blaze and the Lost Quarry (Billy and Blaze #8)

by C. W. Anderson

Billy and his pony Blaze like to go on adventures. When Billy goes looking for the lost quarry, he finds "Wolf Rock", a old shack, and a new friend too.

Blaze and Thunderbolt (Billy and Blaze #5)

by C. W. Anderson

When Billy goes on vacation with his family to western ranch, they bring Blaze, Billy's pony. Billy and Blaze go on adventures and one day, they see Thunderbolt. Thunderbolt is one of the last wild horses, and a beautiful horse at that. No one can catch him. Can Billy teach Thunderbolt that he can be trusted? Will Billy get to ride Thunderbolt?

The Blind Connemara

by C. W. Anderson

Rhonda is given a beautiful white Connemara show pony that has gone blind after she promises the owner that she is willing to ride him carefully, take care of him, and teach him to trust her. Can they build up enough trust to jump without him seeing what he is jumping? Based on a true story.

Blaze and the Indian Cave (Billy and Blaze #7)

by C. W. Anderson

Billy and Blaze head west--but when Blaze is kidnapped, Bill must track down Rattlesnake Joe in order to recover his beloved horse. Blaze and the Indian Cave is part of the classic Billy and Blaze series. Easy-to-read words capture the warmth and special understanding between a boy and his horse.

Blaze and the Gray Spotted Pony (Billy and Blaze #9)

by C. W. Anderson

Billy's younger neighbor, Tommy, loves to ride Blaze. But he wants a pony of his own--a real one, not just another toy pony. Then one glorious day, with a little help from Billy and Blaze, Tommy finds the gray spotted pony of his dreams.

World's Most Bone-Chilling True Ghost Stories

by John Macklin

True Ghost Stories

Blaze Finds Forgotten Roads (Billy and Blaze #11)

by C. W. Anderson

Billy and his friend Tommy often take long rides through the woods and over the hills on their ponies, Blaze and Dusty. One day they decide to explore some of the country they have never seen. They agree to take every right turn they come to and see what they will find. After a day of discoveries, they are lost--but Blaze knows the way home! "Blaze Finds Forgotten Roads" is part of the classic Billy and Blaze series. Sensitive drawings and easy-to-read words capture the warmth and understanding between a boy and his horse.

The Book With No Pictures

by B. J. Novak

A book with no pictures, where the person reading has to read out loud has to say all the silly things written in the book. That includes using silly words and singing silly songs.

The Face In the Abyss

by A. Merritt

The tale is brilliant! It is full of weird imagination, marvelous writing, horror, beauty, and it may well be called the most "visual" book ever written for the world of fantasy. It is a grand book with a grand cast of characters. Visualize, if you are able, a monstrous head that cries tears of gold, locked deep in a cavern out of time forgotten. Consider also the incredible, Snake Mother, who is both human and reptilian, and her battle with the thing called the Lord of Evil.

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