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by Bonnie Alberts
The NU Guide to Naples is a gloriously illustrated new book about one of the world’s most intriguing cities. It was written by four women with deep affection for this southern Italian city.
by Melanie Karis
"FOLLOWING JESUS: In 181 Scenes," covers the Early Middle part of Jesus' ministry.
It takes the actual parallel writings of the Four Gospel writers (KJV), puts them in chronological and geographical order with a short explanation in the vernacular of what's happening. The book is a When, Where, What and Who Wrote It easy-to-read commentary on this often confusing period. The entire chronology of Jesus' Early Middle ministry is sequentially arranged with even the pe... more
by Jaishen RajahA Year of Learning, Laughter, and Life is a one-of-a-kind collection of parables designed to entertain and enlighten anyone with a thirst for knowledge, wisdom, and self-improvement. These 365 delightfully didactic anecdotes—one for each day of the year—provide invaluable insight into issues such as leadership, children and family, money and politics, lateral thinking, spirituality, and much more. Each parable contains a meaningful message that will empower you in different facets of your lif... more
by Tom WilsonA kindergarten child is upset with his coloring abilities, as emphasized by his teacher and classmates. He is going to show them and starts to create, what he calls, "a spectacular picture". He fails to achieve his goals and vows that he "won't ever get it right". He stops coloring and is sent to his room, by his mother, for the tantrum he throws. He settles on his bed, with his boots still on and clutching his coloring book, and falls asleep. He is awaken by a Giant Giraffe breathing in ... more
by Adam MosleyOUR MISSIONARY MYTHS ARE FALSE Tales of breathtaking adventures, harrowing expeditions, and close encounters of the bug kind - these are the stories we expect to hear from missionaries. Like a Hollywood blockbuster, we want action, tension, and in the end, a happily-ever-after ending, complete with smiling children and the sense that we’ve contributed to the betterment of humanity. But what if missionary life is not like that? Beyond the newsletter blurbs and well-crafted blog posts lies a m... more
What High School Didn't Teach Me: A Recent Graduate's Perspective on How High School is Killing Creativityby Rajat BhageriaWhat High School Didn’t Teach Me: A Recent Graduate’s Perspective on How High School is Killing Creativity explains how high schools all over the nation are killing creativity by forcing students to memorize factoids, rather than inspiring them to pursue creative endeavors and teaching them how to problem solve. The author—Rajat Bhageria—describes how too many high school students today focus all of their efforts on maintaining high grades, rather than on developing intrinsic motivation for thei... more
by Dwedor Morais Ford, PhDAuthor's Note: I was born in Liberia and moved to the United States more than three decades ago. This book is a result of my desire to share with my children and grandchildren some of the foods I enjoyed while growing up in Liberia. All but three of the alphabets do not represent foods because I wanted to add geographic, historic, and cultural features to the book: A is a Africa pinpoints where Liberia is located; L is for Liberia depicts the Liberian map and flag; and Q is for e(Q)uator shows h... more
by Tambra Nicole KendallDiscover the creative soul within you. These blank pages are waiting to be filled with with the magic of your imagination. Should you find you need a nudge to get started, the beginning of the book offers suggestions on brainstorming, mind-mapping techniques and writing prompts. Fill over 300 pages with story ideas, characters or plots. Or use this as a personal diary to spill your thoughts and feelings about writing and life. However you choose to use this journal, have fun and b... more
by Kerman BharuchaThis book is an extract of all the Math and Science out of the previous book ("Gifting Your Child: Math and Literacy from Infancy"). This book does away with the discussions of the techniques that could be used to interact with children at the infancy level. This book takes the premise that the child is able to read, comprehend and verbalize the basic numbers 0 through 9, and takes it from there. It then evolves into a book that covers a wide progressive array of concepts in the areas of arithme... more
by Kerman BharuchaBy the age of 5, my grandson was taught basic literacy, math and logic skills that were far beyond those of his peers. This book details the techniques I used to reach these goals. This book then evolves into a book that covers a wide progressive array of concepts in the areas of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, coordinate geometry and general science that will serve your child for many school years to come. Obtaining this information from several sources would prove to be problematic, but it's al... more
by Kingsley L. DennisOne day, unexpectedly, the author meets an unusual person whom he simply comes to know as ‘Monroe’. A series of extraordinary meetings then begin to take place in a small town in Andalusia, southern Spain. Over the course of several intense weeks the author, himself already a respected writer, comes to understand through Monroe that humanity is on the cusp of a remarkable stage in its evolutionary journey. In the author’s own words - “If there’s one thing that Monroe has taught me it’s that we a... more
by Derek BainWould your favorite baseball team make the playoffs if player X had not been traded? Imagine your team's roster from any particular year. Remove all of the players that your team acquired through trades and free agency. Would you be able to field a competitive team? All right, let us re-populate the roster with every player that the organization originally drafted and signed. Yes, we will include undrafted free agents and foreign players who signed with their first Major League team, as well. Ho... more
by Glen AaronIn 2004, the author, Glen Aaron, was sentenced to two years in federal prison arising out of his attorney representation of a wealthy Wall Street Journal heiress and her husband. The Prison People; The Prison Experience takes you on an interesting to unique inmates met and what it is like to be incarcerated in America. It is not an "oh poor me" book. Fascinating characters and a look at America's criminal justice system brings both humor and serious introspection about how we go about legislatin... more
Observer: The Ronnie Lee and Jackie Bancroft Spencer Morgan Story, a tale of people, greed, envy,: a tale of people, greed, envyby Glen AaronWhen Hugh Bancroft,Jr., family owner of The Wall Street Journal, died, he left his wife, Jackie Bancroft, one of the wealthiest women in America. After she built the Spencer Theater in Ruidoso, New Mexico, and paid twenty-three million in cash for it, she married her gay interior decorator, Ron Morgan, for the last fling of her life. Glen Aaron, author, was the lawyer for for Morgan and had been so for many years through multiple legal problems. As Aaron came to know Jackie, they became fast fri... more
by H. Darren Porter and Brad Kersey
From the Back Cover: It is an undeniable fact that every man finds dating to be awful, and every man is awful at it. This is hardly surprising, since no guy understands anything about women. How is he supposed to succeed at dating when he has no clue what the female expects him to say, wear, or do? What is the correct response when she asks his opinion on her stupid hairstyle or the size of her buttocks? Is there anything he can do to reduce the amount of time she spends grim... more
by Lori MendelInterviews with 62 people living in Israel...some native, some immigrants, diverse ethnicity. Authentic! Everyone has a story.