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Women Who Rock: Inspirational Stories of Success by Extraordinary...
by Natasha Duswalt

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English

Pages

158

Publication Date

March 22, 2017

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In this unprecedented collaboration, Natasha Duswalt, author, speaker, and founder of Peak Models & Talent and 33 other extraordinary women share their personal and inspirational stories of success. These empowering and uplifting stories by women from all walks of life, have overcome challenges, solved problems, or changed their lives for the better will help you find your own inner strength, empowerment, and resilience, and remind you to think positive, count your blessings, and use the power that you have within you to inspire others. Real stories from real women. Readers will enjoy featured stories from authors that include NY Times Best-Selling Author, Dr. Barbara De Angelis, the Queen of Sales Conversion, Lisa Sasevich, co-founder of Beyond Diet, Isabel De Los Rios, and the owner of FrankieB. Jeans, Daniella Clarke.<br /><br />ABOUT THE AUTHOR:<br />Natasha Duswalt is a published author and speaker, and the president and founder of Peak Models & Talent in Los Angeles. <br />As an international model, Natasha has had the rare opportunity to travel all over the world in places including New York, Miami, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, Mexico, and several other locations while working with top designers and companies.<br />Natasha has been featured on numerous television shows including Baywatch and Growing Pains, as well as the hit movie by Oliver Stone, “The Doors.” She was also hired as an ESPN Spokesmodel and has appeared on numerous television commercials.<br />Natasha’s strong sense for business, negotiating skills, industry relationships, and reputation inspired her to open Peak Models & Talent. Since 1997, Natasha has been booking models and talent for numerous projects in the field of modeling, including fit models for the fashion industry, print models, commercial print models, catalogs, runway, showroom, along with theatrical and commercial productions.<br />Peak Models & Talent has been touted as one of Los Angeles’ top agencies, booking with high-end clients such as Guess, Forever 21, Six Flags Theme Parks, Kardashians, Kendal & Kylie, Intel, Nokia, Reebok, Disney, ABS Clothing, Skechers, Nike, Dell, Audi, Mercedes, Honda, Speedo, Tempurpedic Sleep Systems, Starbucks, Bebe, Wells Fargo, Honda, Patagonia, Princess Cruises, Tommy Bahama, Kmart, and Target just to name a few. <br />Wife and mother to 3 boys – Natasha Duswalt is also a proud cancer survivor, showing that nothing will stop her when it comes to living a life of purpose!<br />Natasha Duswalt has overcome great difficulties and through that, she shares her strategies on family, business, and success. <br />Natasha’s inspirational message will remind us of what is possible and what we are capable of achieving. There is no limit once you realize you are here only for a limited time and you were born with everything you need to succeed.<br />Natasha currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband, speaker and author Craig Duswalt and their three children.<br />For speaking inquiries, email natasha@craigduswalt.com or natasha@peakmodels.com.<br />
I misteri del chiostro napoletano (Italian Edition)
by Enrichetta Caracciolo

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Italian

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Publication Date

March 25, 2017

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Le memorie di Enrichetta Caracciolo, costretta a farsi monaca di clausura nel 1841.
Le carceri russe (Italian Edition)
by Vera Nikolaevna Figner

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Italian

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Publication Date

March 24, 2017

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La mattina del 10 febbraio 1883 Vera Figner uscì di casa. In via Caterina si trovò improvvisamente circondata dai gendarmi, caricata su una slitta e portata al posto di polizia...
Excerpts From the White Table Cloth
by Laura Coleman

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English

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Publication Date

March 26, 2017

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<p>Laura Elizabeth Coleman shares moments from her own life to empower you to find new adventures and enjoy every second of yours. </p><br /><br /><p>In this captivating collection of personal vignettes, Coleman looks back at the big moments that changed her life and the small moments that made it richer. Her work will touch the heart of all those who have felt like they didn’t belong and didn’t understand why. Coleman candidly reveals the effects schoolyard teasing had on her development and her heartbreaking discovery that bullying doesn’t end when you leave childhood behind. She recounts the price she has had to pay for exhibiting female ambition in the workplace. </p><br /><br /><p>Coleman also looks beyond herself and her own tablecloth to think about others’ lives and their own journeys. Her work is thoughtful, reflective, and introspective. </p><br /><br /><p>This memoir isn’t meant to simply chronicle her trials and triumphs but to inspire you to think about your own white tablecloth. Are you living your life by being true to yourself, or are you denying yourself your dreams because of fear or anxiety? Coleman encourages you to open yourself up to all the possibilities the universe holds. </p>
Home Too: Secret Springs
by Cristina Salat

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English

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Publication Date

March 25, 2017

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Further explorations of life from friendship to evolution by author, editor, filmmaker, tropical artist sanctuary founder Cristina Salat
Harriet Tubman: A Life From Beginning to End
by Hourly History

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English

Pages

45

Publication Date

March 14, 2017

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<h1>Harriet Tubman</h1><br /><b>* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *<br /><br />Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.</b><br /><br />Slavery in the United States has left deep, unhealed wounds in American society. It was a dark period in American history that saw the emergence of a number of heroes. One of these was a small woman, about five feet tall, who was a former slave. Her name was Harriet Tubman and she changed the world. After escaping from a life of slavery that left her with permanent scars including a lifelong disability, she dedicated herself to freeing other slaves and working tirelessly for equality for oppressed people. <br /><br /><h2>Inside you will read about...</h2><br />✓ Slavery in a new world: The foundation of a new economy <br />✓ Araminta “Minty” Ross: Harriet Tubman’s early years <br />✓ Tubman, the freedom fighter: Her years as a conductor <br />✓ Civil War in the United States: Tubman’s role in a country divided <br />✓ Life after freedom: Tubman’s later years <br />✓ Lessons learned: Tubman’s legacy <br /><b>And much more!</b><br /><br />Harriet Tubman was an uncommonly brave person who, on several occasions, put her life at risk to re-enter slave territory, and later, to assist the Union army in the American Civil War. She was the first black woman to lead an assault in the war. After the war, she dedicated herself to the cause of women’s suffrage. She used any money she made in any of her endeavors to help those less fortunate than herself, despite the fact that this caused her to live a life of poverty. She is the definition of a true American hero and her legacy includes inspiring millions of oppressed people worldwide to fight for equality. Her memory will live on as an example of a life well-done.
My Life to Live: How I Became the Queen of Soaps When Men Ruled t...
by Agnes Nixon

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English

Pages

297

Publication Date

March 21, 2017

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<b>From the Emmy-winning creator and writer of <i>All My Children </i>and <i>One Life to Live,</i> a memoir of her trailblazing rise to the top of the television industry, including behind-the-scenes stories from some of the most beloved soaps of all time</b><br />  <br />Before there was Erica Kane, Adam Chandler, or Victoria Lord, there was Agnes Nixon, a young girl who dreamed up stories for paper dolls. Those tales she imagined--ones filled with ambitions, rivalries, and romances--would soon parallel her own path to success. In a memoir filled with as much drama as the soaps she penned, Nixon shares her journey from Nashville to New York City, as she overcomes the loss of her fiancé in World War II, a father intent on crushing her writing dreams, and the jealousy of her male colleagues on her way to becoming one of the most successful names in television.<br /><br />While fans will delight in Nixon’s own incredible life, they will also love her behind-the-scenes insight into her most popular shows. Inside, she shares the inspiration for Erica Kane and how she cast Susan Lucci in the role; an excerpt from the never-before-seen All My Children story bible; entertaining anecdotes about her shows’ beloved casts and special guests, including Carol Burnett, Kelly Ripa, Oprah Winfrey, and Warren Buffett; and more. <br /><br />But <i>My Life to Live</i> is also a portrait of a pioneer. Driven to use her ratings power for good, Nixon fought and broke network taboos by wrestling with controversial social issues ranging from women’s health, interracial relationships, and the Vietnam War to drug addiction, LGBT rights, and AIDS. By infusing her characters with sensitivity, humor, and humanity, she enabled millions to examine an opposite point of view. And long before Shonda Rhimes launched a golden age of female showrunners, Agnes Nixon positioned ABC to become the media giant it is today. She is a true television legend, and her candid and inspiring glimpse behind the curtain of the television industry will charm soap fans and story lovers alike.
So Happiness to Meet You: Foolishly, Blissfully Stranded in Vietn...
by Karin Esterhammer

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English

Pages

256

Publication Date

June 19, 2017

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<div>After job losses and the housing crash, the author and her family leave LA to start over in a most unlikely place: a 9-foot-wide back-alley house in one of Ho Chi Minh City's poorest districts, where neighbors unabashedly stare into windows, generously share their barbecued rat, keep cockroaches for luck, and ultimately help her find joy without Western trappings.</div>
The Weight of Happiness: On Food, Body, and Spirit
by Ayelet Kalter

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English

Pages

334

Publication Date

January 02, 2017

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<h2>Imagine a life free of weight worries</h2><h3><b><i>Imagine a life free of thoughts about what to eat, how much, and when.</i></b></h3><h3><b><i>Imagine a life in which you are finally free to be who you are! </i></b></h3><p>Now imagine that all of it can really happen to you if you’ll only dare. The book “The Weight of Happiness - On Food, Body and Spirit” is the first step on the road to achieving that.</p><p>This book focuses on the touching journey of Ayelet Kalter, a dietician and eating behavior therapist, and her patient Tamar. A journey that began with the strong desire to lose weight but ended up leading to life changing insights. It’s the intimate story of a brave woman who dares open up before her readers and share in her personal struggle against the Kilograms. A woman who leads an exciting life but who also avoids full parts of her life because of her body weight. A woman who tries to free herself from this cage called – weight.</p><p>Joining her on this journey is her therapist who tries to “help” her. Ayelet Kalter, who used to be a clinical dietitian, helped thousands of people with their weight problem. She saw them lose the weight but also watched when they gained it back. Ayelet, who figured out the false promise of diet, is leading the fight against it in Israel for over twenty years. This journey, which peeks inside the therapy room, encompasses other stories about women and their struggle against weight and its mystical power. Stories of women who “came out of the closet” and shared their innermost secrets about food, weight – which they perceive as the thing that defines them – and the feeling that they are to blame for their predicament</p> <p>This is a real story about life in a society that constantly measures its parts in calories and kilos. A society that makes it difficult for people to truly love themselves. It’s a story of women who dare to share their feelings and speak up. A story in which women dare to rebel. In many ways this is a beginning of a journey – a journey that the book “Mindful Eating - Free Yourself from the Diet Language” is a continuation of.</p><p>The book “The Weight of Happiness” will penetrate the deepest and innermost parts of your feelings. It will make you feel as if it was written about you. In each line you will find some part of your own life, your own reality, your own pain. Perhaps it will make you emotional, perhaps you will cry a bit but, eventually, I really hope that by the end of the book you will come to the realization that there is a whole other way to look at weight gain. A way which the book “The Weight of Happiness” will lead you to.</p> <h2>Scroll up and grab your copy today</h2>
From Just a Girl Grown Up In America
by Debbie Chow

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English

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Publication Date

March 24, 2017

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A Chinese-American girl talks about being born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts post-1990 by Chinese immigrant parents. She brings up the issue of not feeling Chinese nor American in particular but just as a human being growing up in a multi-cultural, multi-religious city.

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