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A Marriage in Dog Years: A Memoir
by Nancy Balbirer

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English

Pages

205

Publication Date

June 01, 2018

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<p>When Nancy Balbirer learns her beloved eleven-year-old beagle has kidney failure, she’s devastated. She and her husband had gotten Ira as a puppy—a wedding gift to each other, and their first foray into “parenthood.” Now, her dog is terminal, her marriage is on life support, and Nancy is desperate to save them both (whether they want it or not). In a single year, she loses her two best friends, but Nancy’s life is about to take yet another unexpected turn.</p><p>With humor and heart, Nancy Balbirer shares her story of relationships, loss, and canine friendship in this illuminating memoir about the lengths people will go to keep love alive…and the power of finally letting go.</p>
Emergency Food Storage Collection: 85 Food Items to Hoard and Str...
by Rick Vaugn

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English

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Publication Date

May 17, 2018

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<h1><font>Getting Your FREE Bonus</font></h1><br /><p>Download this book, read it to the end and see <strong>"BONUS: Your FREE Gift"</strong> chapter after the conclusion.</p><br /><h1>Emergency Food Storage Collection: 85 Food Items to Hoard and Strategies to Know</h1><br /><h2>Book 1. Emergency Food Storage: 30 Food Items to Hoard and Fill In Your Pantry</h2><br /><h2>Book 2. Emergency Pantry: Learn How to Build Your Root Cellar in the Case of SHTF!</h2><br /><h2>Book 3. Off-Grid Guide: Top 20 Long-Lasting Foods & The Top 15 Unusual Everyday Items That Will Keep You Well-Fed After SHTF (Disaster Preparedness)</h2><br /><h2>Book 4. Survival Food Storage: 20 Best Lessons How To Store Food And Water</h2><br /><h2>Book 5. Prepper's Cookbook: Top 20 Easy and Tasty Survival Recipes in Mason Jars (Prepper canning, prepping)</h2><br /><p><strong>Download your E book "Emergency Food Storage Collection: 85 Food Items to Hoard and Strategies to Know" by scrolling up and clicking <em>"Buy Now with 1-Click" button!</em></strong></p>
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Declut...
by Marie Kondo

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English

Pages

226

Publication Date

October 14, 2014

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<b>This #1 <i>New York Times</i> best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying, organizing, and storing.</b><br /><br />Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles?<br /><br />Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes tidying to a whole new level, promising that if you properly simplify and organize your home once, you’ll never have to do it again. Most methods advocate a room-by-room or little-by-little approach, which doom you to pick away at your piles of stuff forever. The KonMari Method, with its revolutionary category-by-category system, leads to lasting results. In fact, none of Kondo’s clients have lapsed (and she still has a three-month waiting list). <br /><br /> With detailed guidance for determining which items in your house “spark joy” (and which don’t), this international bestseller featuring Tokyo’s newest lifestyle phenomenon will help you clear your clutter and enjoy the unique magic of a tidy home—and the calm, motivated mindset it can inspire.<br /><br /><br /><i>From the Hardcover edition.</i>
Murder at the Waterfront: A Northwest Cozy Mystery (Northwest Coz...
by Dianne Harman

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English

Pages

161

Publication Date

May 17, 2018

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Men, Mobsters, and Murder! Poor Maureen. Was she just collateral damage?<br /><br />This is the seventh book in the Northwest Cozy Mystery Series by USA Today and Amazon Chart #1 Bestselling Author, Dianne Harman.<br /><br />Men loved Maureen, but was that why she was killed? <br /><br />She had an ex who wanted to reconcile, a chef she’d broken up with, and a salesman from Kansas who had fallen in love with her. Her brother-in-law had ties to the Mafia as well as some interesting business deals. Was she simply a pawn in their game? And what about Leslie, her ex-husband’s fiancée? She wasn’t too thrilled when Mac broke off the engagement to reconcile with Maureen. Plenty of suspects, but who’s the murderer?<br /><br />Al De Duco, a retired mobster, has taken over Jake’s private investigation firm while Jake’s helping a friend. Mobsters have a different way of dealing with murderers. Sometimes they revert to old habits. <br /><br />Join Al, his food critic bride, Cassie, and his Doberman pinscher, Red, as they hunt for the killer in this page-turning cozy mystery.<br /><br />
Inside the Echo (The Flint K-9 Search and Rescue Mysteries Book 2...
by Jen Blood

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English

Pages

352

Publication Date

February 27, 2018

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For fans of Nevada Barr, John Connolly, and dogs of all shape and size, a K-9 series with a touch of the supernatural, spine-tingling suspense, and characters who'll stay with you long after the book is done. <br /><br />K-9 search and rescue handler Jamie Flint and her team—both human and canine—are called in when a group vanishes during a dogsledding expedition for battered women in the Mahoosuc Mountains of Maine. When it’s learned that a rogue gunman was involved in the disappearance, authorities look to the abusive partners of the women now lost for answers. Meanwhile, a voice from Jamie’s past begins to haunt her, echoing the words of the shooter now in pursuit of a target Jamie alone can save. With her K-9 partners Phantom and Casper at her side, Jamie must confront the demons of her own past as her team fights the elements and the clock in order to find the missing women and bring them home.
Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog
by John Grogan

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English

Pages

304

Publication Date

March 17, 2009

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<p>Is it possible for humans to discover the key to happiness through a bigger-than-life, bad-boy dog? Just ask the Grogans.</p><p>John and Jenny were just beginning their life together. They were young and in love, with not a care in the world. Then they brought home Marley, a wiggly yellow furball of a puppy. Life would never be the same.</p><p>Marley grew into a barreling, ninety-seven-pound streamroller of a Labrador retriever. He crashed through screen doors, gouged through drywall, and stole women's undergarments. Obedience school did no good -- Marley was expelled.</p><p>But just as Marley joyfully refused any limits on his behavior, his love and loyalty were boundless, too. Marley remained a model of devotion, even when his family was at its wit's end. Unconditional love, they would learn, comes in many forms.</p><p><em>Marley & Me</em> is John Grogan's funny, unforgettable tribute to this wonderful, wildly neurotic Lab and the meaning he brought to their lives.</p>
The Vegetable Gardener's Bible, 2nd Edition: Discover Ed's High-Y...
by Edward C. Smith

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English

Pages

352

Publication Date

December 02, 2009

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<DIV>Smith’s legendary high-yield gardening method emphasizes wide rows, organic methods, raised beds, and deep soil. Succeed with fussy plants, try new and unusual varieties, and learn how to innovatively extend your growing season. With thorough profiles of hundreds of popular varieties, <I>The Vegetable Gardener’s Bible</I> provides expert information and an inspiring roadmap for gardeners of all skill levels to enjoy abundant homegrown vegetables.</DIV>
The Last Castle: The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royal...
by Denise Kiernan

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English

Pages

401

Publication Date

September 26, 2017

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From the author of the <i>New York Times</i> bestseller <i>The Girls of Atomic City</i> comes the fascinating true story behind the magnificent Gilded Age mansion Biltmore—the largest, grandest residence ever built in the United States.<BR><BR>Orphaned at a young age, Edith Stuyvesant Dresser claimed lineage from one of New York’s best known families. She grew up in Newport and Paris, and her engagement and marriage to George Vanderbilt was one of the most watched events of Gilded Age society. But none of this prepared her to be mistress of Biltmore House.<BR> <BR>Before their marriage, the wealthy and bookish Vanderbilt had dedicated his life to creating a spectacular European-style estate on 125,000 acres of North Carolina wilderness. He summoned the famous landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted to tame the grounds, collaborated with celebrated architect Richard Morris Hunt to build a 175,000-square-foot chateau, filled it with priceless art and antiques, and erected a charming village beyond the gates. Newlywed Edith was now mistress of an estate nearly three times the size of Washington, DC and benefactress of the village and surrounding rural area. When fortunes shifted and changing times threatened her family, her home, and her community, it was up to Edith to save Biltmore—and secure the future of the region and her husband’s legacy.<BR> <BR>The story of Biltmore spans World Wars, the Jazz Age, the Depression, and generations of the famous Vanderbilt family, and features a captivating cast of real-life characters including F. Scott Fitzgerald, Thomas Wolfe, Teddy Roosevelt, John Singer Sargent, James Whistler, Henry James, and Edith Wharton. <i>The Last Castle </i>is the unique American story of how the largest house in America flourished, faltered, and ultimately endured to this day.
Cluttered Mess to Organized Success Workbook: Declutter and Organ...
by Cassandra Aarssen

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English

Pages

156

Publication Date

January 02, 2018

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<b>Declutter Your Home, Declutter Your Life</b><br /><p>----------<p><br />From the publisher: the ebook for Cluttered Mess to Organized Success contains all of Cassandra Aarssen's wonderful and brilliant insight into decluttering your home and life. However, because of technical limitations on some eReader devices, the worksheets might not fully load on all devices. Nevertheless, at the end of the ebook a link (URL) can be found. This link will allow you to download all the worksheets originally found in the print book. If you have any issues with the link or the ebook, please contact the publisher at: support@mango.bz<br /><p>----------<p><br /><b>Organize your life:</b> Do you dream of getting organized, but have no idea where to start? <i>Cluttered Mess to Organized Success: A Real Life Approach to Decluttering and Tidying-up your Home and Life</i> offers you everything you need to organize your home, family and your time. This book not only provides helpful tips and advice, but it is jam packed with over 100 worksheets, forms, labels, schedules and everything else you need to organize your life.<br /><p><br /><b>Declutter your way to happiness:</b> Cassandra Aarssen is a Professional Organizer and creator of the successful blog and YouTube channel, ClutterBug. After struggling for years with chaos and clutter, Cassandra transformed her home and her life through organization. She now shares her favorite organizing tips, tricks and secrets in order to help others declutter their way to happiness. Cassandra’s debut book, <i>Real Life Organizing</i> has been inspiring families from all over the world to get control of their clutter and fall in love with their home all over again.
Alex & Me: How a Scientist and a Parrot Discovered a Hidden World...
by Irene Pepperberg

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English

Pages

244

Publication Date

October 16, 2008

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<p>On September 6, 2007, an African Grey parrot named Alex died prematurely at age thirty-one. His last words to his owner, Irene Pepperberg, were "You be good. I love you."</p><p>What would normally be a quiet, very private event was, in Alex's case, headline news. Over the thirty years they had worked together, Alex and Irene had become famous—two pioneers who opened an unprecedented window into the hidden yet vast world of animal minds. Alex's brain was the size of a shelled walnut, and when Irene and Alex first met, birds were not believed to possess any potential for language, consciousness, or anything remotely comparable to human intelligence. Yet, over the years, Alex proved many things. He could add. He could sound out words. He understood concepts like bigger, smaller, more, fewer, and none. He was capable of thought and intention. Together, Alex and Irene uncovered a startling reality: We live in a world populated by thinking, conscious creatures.</p><p>The fame that resulted was extraordinary. Yet there was a side to their relationship that never made the papers. They were emotionally connected to one another. They shared a deep bond far beyond science. Alex missed Irene when she was away. He was jealous when she paid attention to other parrots, or even people. He liked to show her who was boss. He loved to dance. He sometimes became bored by the repetition of his tests, and played jokes on her. Sometimes they sniped at each other. Yet nearly every day, they each said, "I love you." </p><p>Alex and Irene stayed together through thick and thin—despite sneers from experts, extraordinary financial sacrifices, and a nomadic existence from one univer­sity to another. The story of their thirty-year adventure is equally a landmark of scientific achievement and of an unforgettable human-animal bond.</p>

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