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Whiskey in a Teacup: What Growing Up in the South Taught Me About...
by Reese Witherspoon

Language

English

Pages

299

Publication Date

September 18, 2018

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<b>Academy award–winning actress, producer, and entrepreneur Reese Witherspoon invites you into her world, where she infuses the southern style, parties, and traditions she loves with contemporary flair and charm.</b><BR><BR>Reese Witherspoon’s grandmother Dorothea always said that a combination of beauty and strength made southern women “whiskey in a teacup.” We may be delicate and ornamental on the outside, she said, but inside we’re strong and fiery.<BR> <BR>Reese’s southern heritage informs her whole life, and she loves sharing the joys of southern living with practically everyone she meets. She takes the South wherever she goes with bluegrass, big holiday parties, and plenty of Dorothea’s fried chicken. It’s reflected in how she entertains, decorates her home, and makes holidays special for her kids—not to mention how she talks, dances, and does her hair (in these pages, you will learn Reese’s fail-proof, only slightly insane hot-roller technique). Reese loves sharing Dorothea’s most delicious recipes as well as her favorite southern traditions, from midnight barn parties to backyard bridal showers, magical Christmas mornings to rollicking honky-tonks.<BR> <BR>It’s easy to bring a little bit of Reese’s world into your home, no matter where you live. After all, there’s a southern side to every place in the world, right?
Finding Home: A Hometown Harbor Novel (Hometown Harbor Series Boo...
by Tammy L. Grace

Language

English

Pages

259

Publication Date

January 21, 2014

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<h3><strong>A woman’s middle-aged heart destroyed by love and loss.  A divorced handyman who has given up on dating. Can small town dreams bring them both together?</strong><br /></h3><p><strong></strong><br /></p><p>Sam needs a do-over.  Shattered by her husband's infidelities after twenty-five years of marriage, she is plagued by constant fear and loneliness.  With only her dog, she sets out to make a quaint island community her new home.</p><p>Sam searches for a carpenter.  Jeff, a retired firefighter turned handyman, answers her call.  As Jeff works on her projects, he can’t resist falling for her…or her pies. Sam's not looking for romance, but can’t deny their budding relationship.</p><p>When she least expects it, the pain of her past comes hurtling back at her.  While torn between love and friendship, Sam must face her fears and make a choice.  Will she risk the chance for a family and home she’s been longing for all her life?</p><p><strong><em>Finding Home</em></strong> is the first book in the Hometown Harbor Series, featuring emotional journeys of women in midlife, with a touch of romance. If you like escaping with heartwarming stories filled with friendship and family, dogs, and second chances, then you’ll love Tammy L. Grace’s tale of old wounds and new possibilities.<br /></p><p>Treat yourself to the first book in the series readers describe as <strong>“the perfect escape, captivating, heartwarming, and inspirational”</strong> today.<br /></p><p>Read more from award-winning author, Tammy L. Grace<br /></p><p><u><strong>HOMETOWN HARBOR SERIES</strong></u><br /></p><ul><li>Hometown Harbor: The Beginning (Prequel Novella)<br /></li><li>Finding Home<br /></li><li>Home Blooms</li><li>Promise of Home</li><li>Pieces of Home</li><li>Finally Home<br /></li></ul><p><u><strong>COOPER HARRINGTON DETECTIVE NOVELS</strong></u><br /></p><ul><li>Killer Music<br /></li><li>Deadly Connection</li><li>Dead Wrong</li></ul><p><u><strong>GLASS BEACH COTTAGE SERIES</strong></u><br /></p><ul><li>Beach Haven<br /></li></ul><p><u><strong>STAND-ALONE BOOKS</strong></u><br /></p><ul><li>A Season of Hope (Christmas Novella)<br /></li></ul>
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Declut...
by Marie Kondō

Language

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>
The Happy Home for Ladies
by , Michele Gorman

Language

English

Pages

326

Publication Date

August 31, 2018

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<h2>Laugh-out-loud uplifting chick lit about the ties of community, the strength of love and how nobody is truly ordinary.</h2><br /><b>Meet Phoebe, who’s 28, and Laney, Dot and Maggie, who are 68, 78, and none of your business. Together they'll prove that age doesn’t matter when it comes to friendship, belonging and an unquenchable zest for life.</b><br /><br />When Framlingham’s famously all-female senior living home goes co-ed, a war between the sexes is declared.<br /> <br />Stuck in the middle, chef Phoebe Stockton is desperate to help her friends plot to keep the community that means so much to them. It’s become her life raft, too. She finds comfort in her beloved career that might finally make her parents proud. But Phoebe’s darling Nick is lining up on the other side of the battle, and their relationship is suffering collateral damage.<br /> <br />The stakes couldn’t be higher. If the home’s owner can’t improve business by moving the men in, he’ll have to close down the Happy Home for Ladies.<br /><br />The women aren’t about to let that happen. <br /><br /><b>Do you love the friendship and laugh-out-loud romantic comedy in Debbie Macomber, Elin Hilderbrand and Susan Mallery books? Then you’re in for a treat with this uplifting rom com by bestselling laugh out loud chick lit author Lilly Bartlett! It’s packed with feel-good friendship and a gorgeous romance with a twist.<br /><br />This uplit romantic comedy is free for Kindle Unlimited subscribers!</b><br /><br /><h2>Praise for <i>The Happy Home for Ladies</i> and the author</h2><br />‘The perfect way to lose yourself!’ <b>Debbie Johnson</b><br />‘The happy plot is charming… very entertaining.’ <b>Publisher's Weekly</b><br />‘So engaging and witty’ <b>Sophie Kinsella</b><br />‘A funny, feel-good romcom… the perfect read to curl up with.’ <b>FABULOUS magazine</b><br />'This was just <b>an adorable read with a ton of heart</b>. Recommended to curl up with when you’re having a bad day and want to change that!' Novel Gossip <br />'<b>What a refreshing change</b> to have a story with older folk in it! Great fun to read… I enjoyed every page of this gentle, lovely story… everything a chick lit should be… very, very enjoyable.' Author Lilac Mills<br />‘Full of moments of humour... <b>perfectly placed poignant moments</b>. If you are looking for a quick, fun and ultimately heart warming read then pick this book up. It’s gonna make you smile.’ Jen Med’s Book Reviews<br />‘<b>Will make you smile and make you think about old age in a new way that is refreshing and welcome</b>. I thoroughly enjoyed this book from start to finish.’ Books of All Kinds<br />‘A fun rom-com page turner … I think <b>this may be my favourite Lilly Bartlett novel</b>. A wonderfully entertaining rom-com that kept me hooked til the end.’ Sally Akins<br />‘A brilliant romantic comedy … great characters across the generations! … <b>plenty of surprises</b> … enthralling and inspiring.’ Splashes into Books <br />‘<b>A fun, uplifting read</b> … warm likeable and easily recognisable characters, great comedic scenes… I loved this story of friendship, of comradeship, of new beginnings. Lilly Bartlett has created another wonderful tale filled with lots of fun, laughter, tears and love.’ Krafti Reader<br />‘Full of memorable characters, plenty of humour, and <b>a big deal of heart</b>.’ Olga, Author Translator<br />‘<b>Warms my soul</b> … such a joy to read… filled with lovely warm details about life and love at Friendship House…. like <b>a breath of fresh air</b>.’ Jaffa Reads Too<br />‘<b>Oh this was a fun book to read!</b> All’s well that ends well--it's just getting there that causes a whole lot of laughs!!’ <b>5*</b> Miki’s Hope<br />‘<b>Quirky characters, plenty of laughs</b>, and a lot of feel good moments… a sweet setting… the pacing was great… a very enjoyable chick lit read.’ Chick Lit Plus<br />‘A sheer and <b>utter delight</b> of a story!’ <b>5*</b> Mrs Mommy Booknerd
Dog Tricks (Idiot's Guides)
by , Kate Eldredge

Language

English

Pages

259

Publication Date

June 02, 2015

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<p>Dogs are such intelligent creatures, and they love to be challenged with new things to learn, and to spend fun time with their families. People love to watch dogs doing funny, as well as useful tricks, such as playing basketball, picking up their own toys, and putting down the toilet lid. <i>Idiot's Guides: Dog Tricks</i> shows readers more than 80 dog tricks, and how to enjoy time with their dogs while teaching them these amazing skills.</p><p>In this book readers get:</p><p>-- Clear explanations and steps for how to get started using positive methods, including clicker training and lure-and-reward training, to teach dog tricks.</p><p>-- Helpful information on using rewards, cues, and body language to communicate to the dog what you want him to do.</p><p>-- A primer on teaching basic skills dogs need to have before they can learn tricks, which also make them easier to live with on a daily basis.</p><p>-- Step-by-step instructions, illustrated with color photos, for teaching dogs more than 80 fun tricks and skills, from basic to advanced.</p><p>-- Easy-to-skim details on tools and equipment needed, hand signals, and cues for each trick.<br />Tips for incorporating props into tricks, and taking the show on the road.</p>
Burning Ridge: A Timber Creek K-9 Mystery (Timber Creek K-9 Myste...
by Margaret Mizushima

Language

English

Pages

280

Publication Date

September 11, 2018

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<div><b>Featuring Mattie Cobb and her K-9 police dog partner Robo, <i>Burning Ridge</i> by critically acclaimed author Margaret Mizushima is just the treat for fans of Alex Kava.</b><BR><BR><i>On a rugged Colorado mountain ridge, Mattie Cobb and her police dog partner Robo make a grisly discovery—and become the targets of a ruthless killer.</i></b><BR><BR>Colorado’s Redstone Ridge is a place of extraordinary beauty, but this rugged mountain wilderness harbors a horrifying secret. When a charred body is discovered in a shallow grave on the ridge, officer Mattie Cobb and her K-9 partner Robo are called in to spearhead the investigation. But this is no ordinary crime—and it soon becomes clear that Mattie has a close personal connection to the dead man. <BR><BR>Joined by local veterinarian Cole Walker, the pair scours the mountaintop for evidence and makes another gruesome discovery: the skeletonized remains of two adults and a child. And then, the unthinkable happens. Could Mattie become the next victim in the murderer’s deadly game? <BR><BR>A deranged killer torments Mattie with a litany of dark secrets that call into question her very identity. As a towering blaze races across the ridge, Cole and Robo search desperately for her—but time is running out in Margaret Mizushima’s fourth spine-tingling Timber Creek K-9 mystery, <i>Burning Ridge</i>.</div>
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>
Home Blooms: A Hometown Harbor Novel (Hometown Harbor Series Book...
by Tammy L. Grace

Language

English

Pages

321

Publication Date

April 22, 2014

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<h3><strong>She avoids relationships.  He’s still grieving.  Will a tragedy heal both their hearts?</strong><br /></h3><p><strong></strong><br /></p><p>Linda is knee deep in bouquets and boutonnieres, designing a beautiful ceremony for her close friends. The bride launches a matchmaking plot and has the perfect man for Linda.  If only the bride can get them together…<br /><br />An unexpected tragedy connects Linda and Max. As the pair spends time together, their feelings deepen. Linda’s lonely life is about to get crowded.</p><p><br />As Max begins to penetrate the protective walls around Linda’s heart, the outlook brightens.  Until a visitor from her youth causes her to risk it all. While struggling between the past and the future, will Linda take a chance to let more than her flowers bloom?</p><p><strong><em>Home Blooms</em></strong> is the second book in the Hometown Harbor Series, books filled with the emotional journeys of women in midlife, and a touch of romance. If you like heartwarming stories, small town life, and characters who feel like friends, then you’ll love Tammy L. Grace’s latest tale of past heartaches, the incredible power of friendship, and the excitement of second chances.</p><p>Treat yourself to the second book in the series readers describe as <strong>“the perfect escape, captivating, heartwarming, and inspirational”</strong> today.</p><p>Read more from award-winning author, Tammy L. Grace</p><p><strong><u>HOMETOWN HARBOR SERIES</u></strong><br /></p><ul><li>Hometown Harbor: The Beginning (Prequel Novella)<br /></li><li>Finding Home</li><li>Home Blooms</li><li>Promise of Home</li><li>Pieces of Home</li><li>Finally Home</li></ul><p><strong><u>COOPER HARRINGTON DETECTIVE NOVELS</u></strong><br /></p><ul><li>Killer Music<br /></li><li>Deadly Connection</li><li>Dead Wrong</li></ul><p><u><strong>GLASS BEACH COTTAGE SERIES</strong></u><br /></p><ul><li>Beach Haven<br /></li></ul><p><u><strong>STAND-ALONE BOOKS</strong></u><br /></p><ul><li>A Season of Hope (Christmas Novella)<br /></li></ul><p><br /></p>
How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals
by Sy Montgomery

Language

English

Pages

208

Publication Date

September 25, 2018

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<DIV><B>National Book Award finalist Sy Montgomery reflects on the personalities and quirks of 13 animals—her friends—who have profoundly affected her in this stunning, poetic, and life-affirming memoir featuring illustrations by Rebecca Green.</B><BR /><BR /> Understanding someone who belongs to another species can be transformative. No one knows this better than author, naturalist, and adventurer Sy Montgomery. To research her books, Sy has traveled the world and encountered some of the planet’s rarest and most beautiful animals. From tarantulas to tigers, Sy’s life continually intersects with and is informed by the creatures she meets.<BR /><BR /> This restorative memoir reflects on the personalities and quirks of thirteen animals—Sy’s friends—and the truths revealed by their grace. It also explores vast themes: the otherness and sameness of people and animals; the various ways we learn to love and become empathetic; how we find our passion; how we create our families; coping with loss and despair; gratitude; forgiveness; and most of all, how to be a good creature in the world.</DIV>
BushCraft: Learn Essential Bush Craft Survival Skills
by Benjamin Travis

Language

English

Pages

37

Publication Date

October 10, 2018

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<h1>BushCraft:</h1><br /><h2>Learn Essential Bush Craft Survival Skills</h2><br /><p>The bush can be a rough place so you need to make sure that you are prepared to handle the rigors that you may face. This book goes through every aspect of bush country and equips you with what you need to succeed. <br />Taking you through tried and true tutorials of such basics as how to build a campfire, how to set animal traps, and how to forage for food—this book takes you through every possible aspect of bush craft. </p><br /><p>In this book you will learn:<br /></p><br /><ul><br /> <li>How to set up a campfire</li><br /> <li>How to hunt and forage</li><br /> <li>To navigate through the woods</li><br /> <li>And a whole lot more!</li><br /> </ul>

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