Eating meals out of a bowl comes with many benefits such as aiding in portion control, easier to create balanced nutritious meals, and is comforting to eat from. "It's Just Better...in a Bowl - Cooking Real Food for a Healthier You", not only provides wholesome and tasty recipes, but also includes information on what real food is, why use a bowl, and how to stock a healthy kitchen.
Rock star Tyler Sloan exits the Las Vegas stage to campaign to be Nevada’s United States Senator. Sloan relies on his ample charisma to wage an untraditional campaign independent of the two political parties. His campaign is riddled with controversy; his estranged relationship with his father, corruption from his closest allies and sexual tension. In Las Vegas and throughout Nevada, Roll the Dice recounts the unpredictable forces that impact a candidate’s hopes and fears.
Claretta Street the first novel by Colette Barris is the story of Pacoima, a bustling little town in the sixties located in the San Fernando Valley of Southern California. Claretta Street follows the lives of four young African American girls known as the Babies, growing up in the vortex of the turbulent change of the sixties becoming young adults in the decadent and destructive eighties. Today countless discussions on the peril of Black America proliferates the media, academia and social scientists in real time; propelling this continuous Greek tragedy into the main frame of America and the world. However, the incendiary foundation and epoch of this unfolding disaster must be told and the veil of destruction exposed-the eighties. Claretta Street by Colette Barris takes the reader on a ride of unbelievable clarity and cause, as Denise in ancient griot form becomes the voice of the diaspora both prophetic and naive. Stripping down in plain view the causes and emotions of a time of great hope and sadness to preserve through decadence and decline. Claretta Street is the story of hope and change coupled with the unfortunate forces and juxtaposition of man s inhumanity and struggle all the while seeking hope and love. Pacoima provides the foundation for Colette Barris s remarkable journey to author, she is a graduate of the University of Southern California.
Duncan Luke has a bad feeling about his next job for the Bingham Intelligence Group or "BIG." Ghislaine Bingham wants him to fly to Niger to investigate soon-to-be partner Ismail Salah's uranium concession near the border with Libya. Duncan suspects Salah is secretly dealing arms, but can he prove it when the Arab Spring's violent turn threatens his mission and his life?
Action-packed, ENDING BIG delivers the biggest punch of the series.
"A story may end, but life doesn't ..." If you've ever felt disconnected in this world, this novel will speak to you. George Crain's 'Atonia' fits with the classic canon of travel narratives that includes Jack Kerouac's 'On the Road' and Ernest Hemingway's 'The Sun Also Rises'. In vivid, visual prose, the story follows an anonymous artist in travels across London, Paris and Western France where he encounters inexplicable visions of ghosts and nightly interviews Ernest Hemingway.
"At last The best of JP, captured in a book that will make long-time fans smile all over again and newcomers thrill in the discovery of an authentic American storyteller. Enjoy delightful satire in the fashion of Art Buchwald and Andy Rooney, and appreciate a special brand of insightful humor that is filled with surprises and often tinged with melancholy. It is simply Devine."
--Earl Smith, author of "The Dam Committee" and "More Dam Trouble
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While exploring the jungle, our hero encounters several animal friends who each have a unique ability. Unfortunately, he is unable to imitate his friends when they use wings to fly, swim fast with flippers, or carry heavy objects with a giant trunk. When the boy returns home, his Grandmother teaches him a valuable lesson about what makes him special.
Desmond and his Mighty Adventures is a children’s book written in rhyme. Three year old Desmond celebrates his birthday with his parent’s and is disheartened to receive a teddy bear as a gift. Heading to his room, Teddy leaps from Desmond’s arms and he gives chase. The adventure begins!
Monster Knocking At My Door is book two in The Mighty Adventure Series. Desmond and Teddy come face to face with Monsters in and around their home. To their surprise, they discover monsters are not as scary as they think and learn a lesson about judging others by their appearance.
About the amazing Alan Cook and his worldwide collection of puppets. This volume features North America. Puppeteers on Olvera Street, the WPA, Vaudeville and in moves are included. Many full page photographs and illustrations augment the text. Alan's stories about collecting these treasures is an inspiration to any serious artifacts collector.
A story about love, trust, and betrayal, told by Liberty while spending the day on The Thinking Log; where she rationalizes her life with Adam, from the day they met to now. This moment of contemplation has consequences she couldn't possibly imagine. In it’s aftermath, lies are exposed, truths are revealed and we see their relationship in a whole new light.
For 26 years, modern-day disciple Jesus Garcia chose to serve his spiritual master, John-Roger, founder of the worldwide Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness. His candid memoir of their inward and outer travels is at once profoundly wise and universally practical, revealing a deep friendship and unconditional love that transcends time.
A book from the perspective of a child, and the journey of having a sibling with Autism.
Follow the story of Chloe, and her take on having an older sister with Autism. As parents of a child with Autism, we felt there needed to be a book about a siblings perspective; what it's like for a younger child to assume the role of the “older sibling”, and how beautiful that relationship really is. A beautiful way to explain what Autism is, and how it effects families today.
Great for home bartenders and professional mixologists, alike, My Little Black Cocktail Book, is a convenient, pocket-sized journal with prompts to capture all the best of your favorite cocktails. Good for researching that perfect drink or developing a new cocktail menu. Better than scribbles on a cocktail napkin!
Some of our most vivid childhood memories are of being huddled around a campfire, the hair on the back of our necks standing upright as we listened to tales of terror...or of staying up late, hiding beneath the covers with a flashlight in hand, reading a ghost story we swiped from our older brother. We all loved these stories that both ignited the imagination and stirred up feelings of dread that kept us up until morning's light broke. However, we've been frustrated in our search to find collections of ghost stories that strike the classic tone of the books from our youth. Stories that are as surprising as they are terrifying. Stories that stick with us. Stories that we can tell the next time we find ourselves around a campfire. GHOST is a collection of 13 original poems and tales written by Blaise Hemingway and Jesse Reffsin and illustrated by Chris Sasaki and Jeff Turley. The book is hard bound, full color book- filled with more than 100 pages of bone chilling stories and illustrations. With GHOST, we wanted to create new ghost tales for a new generation both written and illustrated in a classic, timeless style.
This book is a compass to healing, whether facing a diagnosis of cancer or undergoing any life challenge. The reflections, inspirations and lessons offer a guide to living life to the fullest, discovering the strength within, and embracing the precious gift of our life despite our circumstances.
Sacred Mothering is a collection of short stories and captivating imagery, showing how the soul lessons of each experience, in the parent-child relationship, can result in peace, awareness, and wisdom for all of humanity. The reader awaken to the vastness of "mothering" while learning to celebrate the journey of each child brought into our keeping.
If your sales career is broken, it could be because you are giving sales presentations instead of having sales conversations. Imagine if you stopped “selling” your customers and learned how to let your customers simply “buy” what you have to offer. When you master the, Don’t Sell. Let Them Buy. process; you will become confident and relaxed in your sales conversations which leads to increased sales success. You will learn how to shift from “selling” to “guiding” your customers to make their own decisions that lead to successful outcomes for them and sales for you.
Read the hilarious and breathtaking antics of Inca and her family of furry friends as recorded through the eyes of Inca, a Siberian kitty. Inca decides to start a diary! A heart-pounding saga unfolds as she keeps the reader thrilled recording her detective exploits.
In these very competitive and demanding times, it's becoming more difficult to find a path to obtain all you want. This novel, based on real facts, shows you that there is a place in this world for you, and how the latest discoveries in Neuroscience, Meditation and Psychoanalysis can lead you to the life that you want in an effective and permanent manner.
In Shipwrecks and Other Stories we read of men and women struggling in love and longing, adultery and addiction, between staying in a place and moving on, while trying to rediscover who they are. Characters in these tales haunt the fringes of their own lives shipwrecked in society as they seek identity, hoping to rescue themselves.
Hanna Krusher, a sixteen year old girl, starts to have tremors throughout her body. The family physician and Optometrist Dr. Myron Quiggley notice abnormalities in Hanna's MRI scan and seek the expert advice of Neurologist and ESP expert Dr. Cloe Steinbek. Upon inspecting Hanna's scans, Dr. Steinbek becomes suspicious of high level telepathy and requests further testing and a meeting with her. A mysterious stranger gives Dr. Steinbek an Egyptian style pendant and odd dreams and occurrences follow. Soon the lives of Dr. Quiggley and Dr. Steinbek spiral into a dangerous new direction. Eventually the truth is revealed; several alien races have been intertwined and living among humans for thousands of years. It is also revealed that many lives on the Planet Earth are in immediate danger and Hanna Krusher is the only person equipped to save the human race.
After retrieving the missing piece of an ancient Egyptian pendant from the Reptilian race, Hanna Krusher gains all of the pendant’s powers. Hanna and new army members remain hidden in secret caverns of the Mojave Desert with Aforn, an Insectoid alien member. Aforn begins training them to fight the Reptilians with the assistance of the Ebens, members of the Grey alien race. After the entire insect population on the planet Earth vanishes, Aforn beckons all humans who are drawn to the pendant’s power for assistance. Seven telepathic young men and women with amazing special powers respond and agree to join the new alliance. New entities and alien races emerge as battle becomes imminent.
Life is simple for a rock living on the river. Everything changes when a magical gnome visits and offers this simple rock anything he desires. What will he become? How will he change? Will it make him happy? Find out what happens when magic wishes find A Simple Rock!
In this story, the fox attempts to use persuasive tactics to convince the chicken to open her gate so that he can grab her and eat her for dinner! To the fox's surprise and absolute frustration, the chicken is mindful of her mother's repeated warning about strangers and refutes the fox's attempt to become her friend. "The Yellow Chicken and the Red Fox”, beautifully illustrated by Rose Freeland, is a story that serves as an excellent tool for parents to teach their children about safety and "stranger danger". In full color, 36 exciting pages that will entertain and teach children of life’s important lessons.
The Chords of War, is based on a true story, centering on Max, a singer and guitarist who tries to understand why his life in Florida always teeters between music and mayhem. After he’s kicked out of his rock band, Max joins the Army to change his life. Post 9/11, he finds himself under fire in Iraq, part of the surge in Baquabah in Operation Arrowhead Ripper. In the military police, securing areas on the front line in 2006, Max creates a band with other musicians in the platoon, and they bring the one thing most soldiers can’t get—dancing and release from the heat and the horror around them. Inspired by Samuel Gonzalez’s life, this novel with pull you into the heart of music, the chords of war.
As US policy cedes its international climate leadership, California has the expertise and experience to step up and fill the void. This book details California’s move to clean energy, clean air and climate leadership over 40 years in a very readable and colorful style.
Liberate Yourself is about breaking the chain of bad habits, trauma, suffering and dysfunction. No matter where you come from and what your situation is, you can heal yourself mentally, emotionally and physically and live a healthier life.
Liberate Yourself also broadens the reader's understanding of how to restore or maintain good health and well being through the "Plan Pluz," a physical, spiritual, and emotional guide that includes nutrition for both the body and soul in a practical way, to build a healthy and successful life.
A riveting story of a mother and daughter's journey through a family tragedy, and their triumphant return to love. A genius blend of comedy, tragedy and the lessons they've learned along the way.
In Creating a Lifetime of Wellness, Aura E. Martinez, provides a comprehensive guide to the areas of your life that you need to look at in order to create more wellbeing on a daily basis. This book covers areas of your life that you may overlook that may be hindering you from having happiness and balance.
Martinez explains how your well-being consists of so much more than you think. If you’re looking to change your life in a much greater way, this book is a must read to get you thinking about your life on a different level.
Haunted by History, Volume I, by Craig Owens uncovers little known facts about eight prominent historic hotels in Southern California and the origins behind many of their ghost stories. Not only does his well-documented research separate facts from legends, but Owens also keeps the subject matter interesting by interweaving historic photos with his own elaborately staged Old Hollywood-style photos shot in the most haunted rooms, hallways, and lobbies. This unique book blends solid research, fascinating insights, and haunting photography that will appeal to believers and non-believers alike. Hotels and inns featured in Vol. 1 are the Hotel del Coronado, the Victorian Rose Bed & Breakfast and more.
This book is the best introduction to getting free money scholarships and grants. It is a “must read” for the parents of college-bound high school students who don’t want to blow all their money on college tuition and expenses.
Parents of college-bound high school students often ask when the best time is to get free money in the form of scholarships and grants to help pay for college. The answer is simple, but how you get to the answer is not.
Packed with excitement...a monster, a witch, trolls, fairies, elves, killer rats, nasty mice, magic. Knock your eyes out reading. A hop skip and a jump into adventure. A plunge into suspense. The young reader will love this story!
Feeling stuck? This pocketful of heartfelt wisdom will motivate you to take action. Using the letters of the alphabet, this book creates an easy template for self-improvement. Your ABCs have never been this empowering. Learn your alphabet from scratch, but this time, to create a happier, and more joyful life.
Perfectly Imperfect is an empowering story about ones ability to survive the worst in order to reach the best. It is the story of a teenager who is forced to face many tumultuous situations in her life while finding the courage to move on. Hayden is forced to deal with a great deal of loss. Hardship and grief throughout her high school years. In a world that seems so much bigger than her. She is abused, bullied, raped and hopeless. With suicide being a possible way to escape from her troubles. Jayden has to find the strength to survive and maintain her self-control. It is written in hopes to grant inspiration to those who need it. And determination to those who choose to keep going.
Terry Boyle is your typical small town guy. Friendly, kind to strangers, a devoted husband and father. A gentle soul quietly moving through life. But still waters run deep, and Terry’s inner turmoil derives from a secret that he can’t share with anyone.
As fate would have it, Terry’s guarded world is turned upside down the day he walks into a hardware store and meets Renee Patrick, a free-spirited beauty who is as tough as the nails she sells out of her family business. Unfiltered and unapologetic of her questionable lifestyle, Renee ignites a spark deep inside Terry.
As these two lost souls embark on an unlikely relationship, they are both forced to face secrets they have long kept hidden in order to survive. Now, each of them must decide if they will risk completely destroying their fragile existence in a last attempt to find true happiness.