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The Old Farmer's Almanac 2018
by Old Farmer's Almanac

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Language

English

Pages

304

Publication Date

August 29, 2017

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<DIV>It’s another new year celebrating everything under the Sun, including the Moon, with <I>The Old Farmer’s Almanac, </I>America’s oldest continuously published periodical! Always timely, topical, and distinctively “useful, with a pleasant degree of humor,” the Almanac has been beloved for centuries by people from all walks of life. As the nation’s iconic calendar, the 2018 edition will mark the days, months, and seasons; preview astronomical events; and cover a range of related topics: trends, gardening, anniversaries, recipes, home remedies, pets, husbandry, folklore, amusement, contests, fishing, and more—too much more to mention—all in the inimitable way it has done since 1792.</DIV>
Here I Stand - A Life Of Martin Luther
by Roland Bainton

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Language

English

Pages

426

Publication Date

April 16, 2013

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This early work on Martin Luther is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition. It details the life of the monk responsible for translating the Bible from Latin into German and for inspiring the Lutheran movement. This is a fascinating work and is thoroughly recommended for anyone interested in the history of European religion.<br />This book is about the life of Martin Luther and his continuing impact on the world. Luther is raised in a conservative and disciplined home and goes on to become a monk without his father's initial blessing. Luther does everything a monk should do. He is committed to prayer, fasting, vigils, preaching, and teaching to the point of exhaustion. He continues his education and goes on to become a leader in the Catholic Church.
The ABC's of LGBT+
by Ashley Mardell

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Language

English

Pages

190

Publication Date

November 08, 2016

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<b>#1 Amazon Bestseller!─ Are you seeking a deeper understanding of gender identity and sexual identity?</b><br /><p><br /><b><i>The ABCs of LGBT+</i></b> is a #1 Bestselling LGBT book and is essential reading for questioning teens, teachers or parents looking for advice, or anyone who wants to learn how to talk about gender identity and sexual identity. In <i>The ABCs of LGBT+</i>, Ashley Mardell, a beloved blogger and YouTube star, answers many of your questions about:<ul><br /><li>lgbt and lgbt+<br /><li>gender identity<br /><li>sexual identity<br /><li>teens in a binary world<br /><li>the LGBT family<br /><li>and more</ul><br />The 21st Century has seen very positive movement for LGBT+ rights. In the last few years the overturning of DOMA, the SCOTUS ruling in favor of the Marriage Equality Act, American transgender politicians elected to office, and landmark moments such as Apple becoming the most valuable company in the world under the leadership of an openly gay CEO have advanced LGBT awareness and understanding. In a world full of LGBT questions, Mardell’s <i>The ABC’s of LGBT+</i> has the answers. <br /><p> <br />We are living in a post-binary world where gender fluency and awareness of gender identity and a real understanding of our LGBT family is essential. Ashley Mardell, one of the most trusted voices on YouTube, presents a detailed look at all things LGBT+ in this remarkable book. Along with in-depth definitions, personal anecdotes, helpful infographics, resources, and more; Mardell’s LGBT book is proof it does get better every day in a world where people are empowered by information and understanding. In Mardell’s own words, "This book is also for allies and LGBT+ people simply looking to pack in some extra knowledge… a critical part of acceptance. Learning about new identities broadens our understanding of humanity, heightens our empathy, and allows us different, valuable perspectives.”
Purposeful Retirement: How to Bring Happiness and Meaning to Your...
by Hyrum W. Smith

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Language

English

Pages

23

Publication Date

March 14, 2017

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Customer Reviews
<b>#1 Amazon Best Seller! ─ Retirement and good living</b><br /><p><br />Are you getting ready to simplify life and move from the world of work to a life of retirement and good living ─ to enter a happy retirement?<br /><p><br /><b>Retirement and good living:</b> The author of <i>Purposeful Retirement,</i> Hyrum W. Smith, is one of the original creators of the popular Franklin Day Planner, the former Chairman and CEO of Franklin Covey Co., and the recognized “Father of Time Management”. In this book, Hyram shows you how you can move from your world of work, simplify life and enter what can be the most satisfying phase of your life ─ a new world of purposeful retirement and good living.<br /><p><br /><b>Aging well and a happy retirement:</b> You have had a successful career by almost all measures and now you are concerned about aging well and looking toward a happy retirement. You are definitely not a couch potato.<ul><br /><li>How are you going to create a retirement that is meaningful and inspiring for your second act? <br /><li>Can you simplify life?<br /><li>Is there a way to make intelligent and anxiety free retirement planning choices?<br /><li>Can you learn from the lives and experiences of people who have found their pathway to happy retirement?<br /><li>What are their secrets to aging well and a happy retirement?</ul> <br /><p><br /><b>Retirement guide:</b> For four decades, Hyrum W. Smith has been empowering people to effectively govern their personal and professional lives. An award winning author, distinguished speaker, and successful businessman, Hyrum offers a tested and actionable retirement guide to finding that perfect retirement niche. In his book, Hyrum enables you to map the step-by-step route to a retirement that is not just enjoyable but is also deeply fulfilling on a personal level.<br /><p><br /><b>Welcome to your new life of retirement and good living:</b> This distinguished author, speaker, and businessman combines wit and enthusiasm with a gift for communicating compelling principles that inspire lasting personal change. Hyrum shares a lifetime of wisdom in this powerful retirement guide to discovering your true passion, re-imagining your life, and trying new possibilities.</ul><br /><p><br /><b>Welcome to a new life of retirement and good living ─ to a purposeful retirement.</b>
A Christmas Cornucopia: The Hidden Stories Behind Our Yuletide Tr...
by Mark Forsyth

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Language

English

Pages

176

Publication Date

November 03, 2016

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<p><b>The unpredictable origins and etymologies of our cracking Christmas customs</b></p><p>For something that happens every year of our lives, we really don't know much about Christmas.</p><p>We don't know that the date we celebrate was chosen by a madman, or that Christmas, etymologically speaking, means "Go away, Christ". Nor do we know that Christmas was first celebrated in 243 AD on March 28th - and only moved to 25th December in 354 AD. We're oblivious to the fact that the advent calendar was actually invented by a Munich housewife to stop her children pestering her for a Christmas countdown. And we would never have guessed that the invention of crackers was merely a way of popularising sweet wrappers.</p><p>Luckily, like a gift from Santa himself, Mark Forsyth is here to unwrap this fundamentally funny gallimaufry of traditions and oddities, making it all finally make sense - in his wonderfully entertaining wordy way.</p>
Ken Jennings's Trivia Almanac: 8,888 Questions in 365 Days
by Ken Jennings

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Language

English

Pages

544

Publication Date

January 15, 2008

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Ken Jennings’s Trivia Almanac is the ingeniously organized book where, for a change, the all-time Jeopardy! champ gets to ask the questions–and where every day of the year will give you the chance to test your trivia mettle.<br /><br />For example–February 21: In 1912, on this day, Teddy Roosevelt coined the political phrase “hat in the ring,” so Ken Jennings fires off a series of “ring” questions. What two NFL quarterbacks have four Super Bowl rings each?* What rings are divided by the Cassini Division?** Also on this date, in 1981, the “goth” music scene was born in London, so here’s a quiz on black-clad icons like Darth Vader, Johnny Cash, and Zorro. Do you know the secret identities of Ivanhoe’s Black Knight*** or Men in Black’s Agent M****? <br /><br />In this ultimate book for trivia buffs and other assorted know-it-alls, the 365 entries feature “This Day in History” factoids, trivia quizzes, and questions categorized by Jennings as “Easy,” “Hard,” and “Yeah, Good Luck.” Topics cover every subject under the sun, from paleontology to mixology, sports feats to Bach suites, medieval popes to daytime soaps. This addictive gathering of facts, oddities, devilishly clever quizzes, and other flights of fancy will make each day a fun and intriguing new challenge.<br /><br /><br /><i>From the Hardcover edition.</i>
2018 Farmers' Almanac
by Peter Geiger

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Language

English

Pages

285

Publication Date

August 13, 2017

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Customer Reviews
What's 200 years old and still read all over? The Farmers' Almanac! Published every year since 1818, the Farmers' Almanac continues to charm, amaze, inform, and entertain readers of all ages. Want to know when to plant your vegetable garden? The Almanac s got that! How about the best days to fish or quit smoking? It's in there. Easy-to-read charts and calendars help you plan not only your day, but your month and year ahead. And the Almanac's long-range weather predictions help you prepare for winter, spring, and the summer ahead.<br /><br />The 2018 edition contains 8-pages of Almanac Throwbacks, featuring useful life hacks, tricks, and wisdom from yesteryear that are surprisingly useful (and entertaining) today. Additional features in the 2018 edition include the winners of the prestigious Farmer of the Year Award, and topics that are important to you to help you live smarter, including easy ways to reduce food waste, how to grow tropical fruits (no matter where you live), natural ingredients for a natural first aid kit, recipe contest and winners, and much, much more. So much, that we can't list it all here! Plan Your Day. Grow Your Life.
Bières et brasseries françaises du 21ème siècle – Edition 2...
by Emmanuel Gillard

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Language

French

Pages

937

Publication Date

December 14, 2017

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Le livre s'articule autour de quatre thématiques principales :<br />Dans un premier temps, l'auteur dressera un panorama de la bière en France. Un rappel historique nous conduira au renouveau actuel avec le phénomène des microbrasseries. Nous analyserons les forces et faiblesses du monde brassicole artisanal, tenterons de dresser le profil des brasseries françaises et mettrons en avant les perspectives d'évolution du marché.<br />Ensuite, nous parcourrons le territoire à la découverte de l'ensemble des unités de production actuellement en activité. Cet inventaire vous permettra d'obtenir les informations utiles pour entrer en contact avec les brasseries de votre région, ou bien celles que vous croiserez lors de vos pérégrinations en France. Vous y trouverez en particulier l'historique associé à chaque brasserie (changement de dénomination, d'adresse,…). Nous ferons également le point sur les fermetures de brasseries survenues depuis le début du siècle. Nous nous pencherons enfin sur les brasseurs nomades.<br />Dans la troisième partie du document, l'auteur partagera avec vous ses notes de dégustation. Après avoir expliqué la fiche de dégustation utilisée et les critères de dégustation afférents, ce ne sont pas moins de 4163 bières françaises qui seront analysées au travers de leur historique, leurs données techniques et, bien sûr, l'analyse organoleptique détaillée. De la même manière, nous aborderons les bières étrangères dont l'origine est française. Enfin, nous tirerons quelques statistiques de ces multiples expériences gustatives.<br />Enfin, nous terminerons avec le classement des meilleures bières françaises par style.<br />Les nouveautés depuis l'édition précédente en quelques chiffres : 263 nouvelles brasseries françaises pour 35 fermetures, 559 bières supplémentaires dégustées, une mise à jour de la section consacrée au panorama de la bière en France (statistiques, tendances,…), de nouveaux chapitres (les styles qui ont le vent en poupe, L'émergence de nouvelles filières malts et houblons, Y a-t-il trop de brasseries artisanales en France?) et des centaines de modifications (déménagements, changements de nom, données historiques des brasseries et des bières,…).
Guinness World Records 2018 Gamer's Edition: The Ultimate Guide t...
by Guinness World Records

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Language

English

Pages

216

Publication Date

September 18, 2017

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Customer Reviews
<p>From the global authority in record-breaking comes the 11th edition of the world’s best-selling videogames annual. Packed with the latest records, coolest stars and the biggest games, the <i>Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition</i> is the go-to bible for every gaming fan. Just ask the five million readers who’ve made it an international sensation!</p><p>Inside you’ll find amazing stats, thrilling facts, inspirational tales, lightning-quick speed-runs and dazzling photos. Read about the records behind your favorite games including <i>Mario</i>, <i>Overwatch</i>, <i>FIFA</i>, <i>WWE</i> and <i>Rocket League</i>, plus recap on a year of crazy <i>Pokémon GO</i> stories. Go behind the scenes of the world’s longest-running eSports organizer. Spook yourself silly with real-life videogame mysteries. Check out the fastest videogame completions. And gaze in envy at the world’s largest <i>Zelda</i> and <i>Tomb Raider</i> collections!</p><p>You’ll also meet gaming heroes such as the world’s oldest games YouTuber at 81, a man with a real-life cyborg arm that was inspired by <i>Deus Ex</i>, and the kingpin of eSports fighting games. But the videogame stars don’t get much bigger than DanTDM, whose <i>Minecraft</i> channel has been watched nearly 10 billion times! So we’re thrilled he’s written a special intro just for the <i>Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition</i>.</p><p>Speaking of heroes…grab your cape and turn to this year’s special chapter featuring superhero games. It hard to believe it’s been nearly 40 years since Superman first exploded onto our consoles! So, we’re celebrating with your favorite costumed crime-battlers. From Spider-Man’s web-crawling to Batman’s gadgetry, they’re just as powerful in pixels as they are in the movies.</p><p>So, whether you want to know who scored the fastest goal in <i>FIFA</i> or achieved the fastest speed-run of <i>Final Fantasy XV</i>, or just want to see the world’s biggest Game Boy, this is the book for you!</p>
The Old Farmer's Almanac 2017: Special Anniversary Edition: 225
by Old Farmer's Almanac

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Language

English

Pages

304

Publication Date

August 30, 2016

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Customer Reviews
<DIV>What is 225 years old yet always of the moment? <I>The Old Farmer’s Almanac! </I>America’s oldest continuously published periodical, beloved by generations for being “useful, with a pleasant degree of humor,” celebrates its unique history with a special edition and more readers than ever before!<BR />  <BR /> As the nation’s iconic calendar, the 2017 edition will predict and mark notable events; glance back and look forward, with historic perspectives on food, people, and businesses; salute legendary customs and folklore; hail celestial events; explore, forage, and cultivate the natural world; forecast traditionally 80 percent–accurate weather; inspire giggles and perhaps romance; and more—too much more to mention—all in the inimitably useful and humorous way it has done since 1792.<BR /></DIV>

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