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Thinking About It Only Makes It Worse

Author : David Mitchell
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THE SUNDAY TIMES-BESTSELLING BOOK BY ONE OF BRITAIN'S BEST-LOVED COMIC WRITERS There are many aspects of modern life that trouble award-winning comedian David Mitchell, such as: Why is every film or TV programme a sequel or a remake? Why are people so f***ing hung up about swearing? Why do the asterisks in that sentence make it ok? Why do so many people want to stop other people doing things, and how can they be stopped from stopping them? Join Mitchell on a tour of the absurdities of our times - from Ryanair to Richard III, Downton Abbey to phone etiquette, UKIP to hotdogs made of cats. Funny, provocative and shot through with refreshing amounts of common sense, Thinking About It Only Makes It Worse celebrates and commiserates on the state of things in our not entirely glorious modern world. 'Mitchell is an exceptionally clever, eloquent and spot-on commentator . . . We should be grateful for him.' Daily Mail, Books of the Year

All Through the Night

Author : Michael Counsell
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Citing sleepless nights as periods that have inspired many creative works, a collection of poetry, prayers, lullabies, songs, and stories is designed to soothe readers to sleep, address nighttime fears, and offer new promise for the next day's opportunities.

Please Stop Laughing at Us

Author : Jodee Blanco
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The New York Times–bestselling author and anti-bullying activist offers “essential reading for teens, parents, and educators” (Booklist). Jodee Blanco follows up her “courageous and honest” bestseller Please Stop Laughing at Me with a behind-the-scenes look at her career working against bullying in schools. Intertwining stories from her own life as a once-bullied child, she tells of traveling far and wide, spreading the word to today’s students, and to supply them, their parents, and their teachers, with the tools and skills needed to stop this behavior—whether it occurs in a middle school or a college dorm. Persuasive and powerful, Please Stop Laughing at Us is both a revealing look at the realities of the problem—and a practical guide to solving it.

Never Get Angry Again

Author : Gregory F. Paris
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In today's hectic world, it can be a challenge to stay calm when balancing work, family, and financial obligations. With so many competing priorities, it’s easy for us to lose our cool and get angry, especially with friends, family members, or coworkers. If you’re a busy person, you probably don’t have time to read long books or attend weekend workshops. Never Get Angry Again is the concise, easy to understand anger solution, providing practical strategies supported by real-world examples to help you eliminate anger from your life. When anger is eliminated from your life, there’s a lot more time for peace, fun, happiness, and good health. Why waste anymore of your time dealing with anger? Redefine your life and rediscover your own happiness with Never Get Angry Again: A Short Guide to Affectively Eliminate Anger from Your Life.

When Bruce Met Cyn

Author : Lori Foster
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“A Lori Foster book is like a glass of good champagne—sexy and sparkling!” —Jayne Ann Krentz WHEN OPPOSITES ATTRACT . . . Bruce Kelly has spent most of his life helping people who are down on their luck, guiding them toward making better lives. He understands that everyone makes mistakes, even if he’s never actually done anything but color inside the lines. Nobody’s perfect, but Bruce is about to meet a woman who’s perfect for him, even though she’s everything he’s not. He’s determined to show her he can be trusted. If that means being an absolute gentleman at all times, so be it. No matter how many cold showers it takes . . . JUST GET OUT OF THE WAY Cyn Potter is a survivor, with a sassy, gallows wit and a fierce independent streak to show for it. She’s used to men wanting only one thing, and she’s done with big bad wolves in sheep’s clothing. But Bruce is different. Totally hands off. Sometimes she sees a hint of fire in his eyes, but he treats her with the respect she’s always wanted. Yet, truthfully, he’s a guy worth letting down a few defenses for . . . along with a few other things. Maybe somebody needs to help Bruce discover just how perfect being imperfect can be . . .

This Is Why Your Back Hurts

Author : Vaughan Dabbs
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A renowned chiropractor shares his holistic and practical back pain treatment plan, revealing his good posture, body balance, and nutrition secrets. Back pain is an epidemic in this country affecting 80% of the population and costing billions of dollars. It’s the number two reason people miss work right behind colds and flu. The western world tends to treat the symptoms of back pain and not the cause. Why is it underdeveloped countries that don’t have this problem when clearly they have poorer health facilities? Traveling in Haiti and other third world countries, Dr. Dabbs has come across by mistake a secret that the western world has forgotten about. He found out after treating hundreds of Haitians and other underdeveloped patients in hospitals and mountain towns that even if they were eighty or ninety years old they had very little back pain and arthritis, and great movement in their joints. Combine this secret with twenty-three years in practice of treating back pain, he and his staff of physical therapists, MDs, trainers and chiropractors have come up with some amazing facts that most doctors get wrong about back pain. This is Why Your Back Hurts is an easy-to-read and understand book that tells the secret Dr. Dabbs has found that will astound you and give you hope that you too can live without back pain.

Think About It

Author : Brian A. Brown
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Building on his highly entertaining and educational short story collection for kids, Think About It: A Write and Reflect Book Series I, author Brian A. Brown is back with his second installment. Think About It: Series II uses cartoons to illustrate riveting stories about kids facing tough, embarrassing, or even dangerous situations that children everywhere can relate to. Whether kids in the classroom are being pressured or bullied by other students to make a negative choice, have the urge to disobey their parents, or feel as if nobody understands them, all young adults and children can learn to make the right decisions through each character's story in this engaging and practical book. Publisher's website: http: //


Author : Jordan Flaherty
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"This is the most important book I've read about Katrina and what came after. In the tradition of Howard Zinn this could be called 'The People's History of the Storm.' Jordan Flaherty was there on the front lines."Eve Ensler, playwright of The Vagina Monologues and activist and founder of V-Day "Jordan Flaherty brings the sharp analysis and dedication of a seasoned organizer to his writing, and insightful observation to his reporting. He unfailingly has his ear to the ground in a city that continues to reveal the floodlines of structural racism in America."Tram Nguyen, author of We Are All Suspects Now: Untold Stories from Immigrant Communities after 9/11 Floodlines is a firsthand account of community, culture, and resistance in New Orleans. The book weaves the stories of gay rappers, Mardi Gras Indians, Arab and Latino immigrants, public housing residents, and grassroots activists in the years before and after Katrina. From post-Katrina evacuee camps to torture testimony at Angola Prison to organizing with the family members of the Jena Six, Floodlines tells the stories behind the headlines from an unforgettable time and place in history. Jordan Flaherty is a writer and community organizer based in New Orleans. In addition to his award-winning post-Katrina journalism, he was the first journalist with a national audience to write about the Jena Six case and played an important role in bringing the story to theattention of the world. He has produced news segments for Al-Jazeera, TeleSur, and Democracy Now! and appeared as a guest on a wide range of television and radio shows, including CNN's American Morning, Anderson Cooper 360, CNN Headline News, GRITtv, Keep Hope Alive with Reverend Jesse Jackson, and both local and nationally syndicated shows on National Public Radio.

The Battle of the Binge

Author : Bill Bledsoe
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Required reading for the beginning of any diet. Ninety percent of all diets fail to give permanent weight loss, but this will prevent dieting failure. Uncontrolled cravings cause diets to fail, so learn that cravings are caused by what you eat, when you eat and how much you eat, and also how to prevent cravings with proactive eating. Never again feel starvation, cravings, or hunger, even while on your favorite diet. Original.

SWYK on the Common Core Math Gr 6 Parent Teacher Edition

Author : Show What You Know Publishing
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Correlates with the Student Workbook; Reviews the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for Reading and Mathematics; Provides correct answers and sample responses for the Assessments; Correlation charts and skills charts help educators track students strengths and weaknesses with the CCSS.