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The dark side of innocence - growing up bipolar by Cheney, Terri, 1959- The dark side of innocence - growing up bipolar

Now in paperback from the New York Times bestselling author of Manic—a gripping and eloquent account of the unfolding of her debilitating bipolar disorder during her childhood. The New York Times bestselling author blends a pitch-perfect childlike voice with keen adult observation as she shares her heartrending, groundbreaking insider’s look into the fascinating and frightening world of childhood bipolar disorder. Starting with her first suicide attempt at age seven, Terri Cheney was held hostag

Jan 15, 2018
Burn the business plan - what great entrepreneurs really do by Schramm, Carl J., author. Burn the business plan - what great entrepreneurs really do

Jan 15, 2018
Breaking money silence - how to shatter money taboos, talk more openly about finances, and live a richer life by Kingsbury, Kathleen Burns, 1966- author. Breaking money silence - how to shatter money taboos, talk more openly about finances, and live a richer life

Anyone concerned about finances?and that's just about everyone?will welcome this step-by-step guide to opening up about a difficult subject. It offers a strategy that can save money, improve relationships, and help people raise fiscally responsible children. Discusses the societal, familial, and personal roadblocks that make talking about money and finance challenging, explores gender differences when it comes to talking about money and how "money silence" contributes to the wage gap for women,

Jan 15, 2018
The book of letters - how to write a letter for every occasion by Breen, Peter. The book of letters - how to write a letter for every occasion

Provided by amazon.com.

Jan 15, 2018
Beyond the baby blues - anxiety and depression during and after pregnancy by Fox Starr, Rebecca, 1985- author. Beyond the baby blues - anxiety and depression during and after pregnancy

Most people have heard of post-partum depression. What many people do not know is that anxiety and depression can be experienced during pregnancy, as well, and the impact can be both debilitating and devastating. This book is a unique combination of one woman’s story of her struggle with perinatal distress and actionable advice from a professional in the field. Rebecca Fox Starr shares her personal story of marriage, motherhood, prenatal anxiety and depression, severe postpartum anxiety and depr

Jan 15, 2018
Bannon - always the rebel by Koffler, Keith, author. Bannon - always the rebel

A White House reporter traces Steve Bannon's path to Breitbart, the White House, and back to Breitbart, discussing his role in the 2016 presidential election, his relationships with others in the Trump administration, and his plans for the future.

Jan 15, 2018
The backyard homestead seasonal planner - what to do & when to do it by Hansen, Ann Larkin, author. The backyard homestead seasonal planner - what to do & when to do it

"Your success depends on your timing. Whether it's pruning your apple trees or tuning up your tractor, knowing when to do each chore is key to a well-run farm. Ann Larkin Hansen divides each season into early, mid, and late sections and details what needs to be done during each to keep your garden, field, pasture, orchard, beeyard, barn, coop, equipment shed, woodlot, and wildlife habitat in good order. After setting seasonal priorities, every chapter examines a specific topic - such as cover cr

Jan 15, 2018
Avedon - something personal by Stevens, Norma, author. Avedon - something personal

"Richard Avedon was arguably the world's most famous photographer--as artistically influential as he was commercially successful. Over six richly productive decades, he created landmark advertising campaigns, iconic fashion photographs (as the star photographer for Harper's Bazaar and then Vogue), groundbreaking books, and unforgettable portraits of everyone who was anyone. He also went on the road to find and photograph remarkable uncelebrated faces, with an eye toward constructing a grand comp

Jan 15, 2018
Advice not given - a guide to getting over yourself by Epstein, Mark, 1953- author. Advice not given - a guide to getting over yourself

The Harvard-trained psychologist and author of The Trauma of Everyday Life explores how the traditions of Buddhism and Western psychotherapy can complement each other to promote a healthier ego and maximize the human potential for living a better life. --Publisher

Jan 15, 2018
"You can't fire the bad ones!" - and 18 other myths about teachers, teachers' unions, and public education by Ayers, William, 1944- author. "You can't fire the bad ones!" - and 18 other myths about teachers, teachers' unions, and public education

"Overturns common misconceptions about charter schools, school "choice," standardized tests, common core curriculum, and teacher evaluations. Teachers have always been devalued in the United States, but in recent years the pace and intensity of attacks by politicians, the media, and so-called education reformers have escalated sharply. Indeed, the "bad teacher" figure has come to dominate public discourse, obscuring the structural inequities that teachers and students face everyday. This book f

Jan 15, 2018
White American youth - my descent into America's most violent hate movement -- and how I got out by Picciolini, Christian, author. White American youth - my descent into America's most violent hate movement -- and how I got out

"As he stumbled through high school, struggling to find a community among other fans of punk rock music, Christian Picciolini was recruited by a now notorious white power skinhead leader and encouraged to fight with the movement to "protect the white race from extinction." Soon, he had become an expert in racist philosophies, a terror who roamed the neighborhood, quick to throw fists. When his mentor was arrested and sentenced to eleven years in prison, sixteen-year-old Picciolini took over the

Jan 17, 2018
The value of weeds by Cliff, Ann, author. The value of weeds

Weeds are wild plants that have survived in the face of centuries of hostility. Many gardeners who are unfamiliar with the versatility of weeds think of them as a nuisance. They can be good, bad, dangerous or beautiful. Above all, they are tough. This essential guide explores the virtues of good weeds, including how they can protect soil and add to soil fertility; act as companion plants in gardens; provide food for farm livestock; support wild life; provide herbal remedies for minor ailments; y

Jan 17, 2018
Trumpocracy - the corruption of the American republic by Frum, David, 1960- author. Trumpocracy - the corruption of the American republic

"Bestselling author, former White House speechwriter, and Atlantic columnist and media commentator David Frum explains why President Trump has undermined our most important institutions in ways even the most critical media has missed, in this thoughtful and hard-hitting book that is a warning for democracy and America's future,"--Amazon.com.

Jan 17, 2018
Together we rise - behind the scenes at the protest heard round the world by Together we rise - behind the scenes at the protest heard round the world

A celebration of the one-year anniversary of the Women's March presents exclusive interviews with Women's March organizers, never-before-seen photographs, and essays by feminist activists.

Jan 17, 2018
The Tao of Pooh by Hoff, Benjamin, 1946- author. The Tao of Pooh

Explains the basic concepts of the Chinese philosophy of Taoism through a discussion of how Winnie-the-Pooh lives by its principles.

Jan 17, 2018
Stay or go - Dr. Ruth's rules for real relationships by Westheimer, Ruth K. (Ruth Karola), 1928- author, narrator. Stay or go - Dr. Ruth's rules for real relationships

"Committing to a long-term relationship is a big deal, especially if you have doubts. With a focus on common sense over emotion, world-renowned sex and relationship therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer offers straight-up advice on whether to stick it out or cut the losses and move on."--Page 4 of cover.

Jan 17, 2018
Sister outsider - essays and speeches by Lorde, Audre, author. Sister outsider - essays and speeches

Sister Outsider presents essential writings of black poet and feminist writer Audre Lorde, an influential voice in 20th century literature. In this varied collection of essays, Lorde takes on sexism, racism, ageism, homophobia, and class, and propounds social difference as a vehicle for action and change. Her prose is incisive, unflinching, and lyrical, offering a message of struggle but also of hope. This commemorative edition is, in Lorde's own words, a call to "never close our eyes to the ter

Jan 17, 2018
The self-discipline handbook - simple ways to cultivate self-discipline, build confidence, and obtain your goals by Wise, Natalie, author. The self-discipline handbook - simple ways to cultivate self-discipline, build confidence, and obtain your goals

"Do you struggle with finishing projects? Need to lose weight? Can't get to bed at a reasonable hour? We all know we need more self-discipline, yet most of us are a bit foggy on what it actually is and have no idea where to find it. This handbook will teach you how to milk your momentum, how passion powers progress, why persistence is a virtue, and that patience is imperative."--Back cover.

Jan 17, 2018
The Rough Guide to Cape Town, the Winelands and the Garden Route by Bainbridge, James, author. The Rough Guide to Cape Town, the Winelands and the Garden Route

The Rough Guide to Cape Town, the Winelands, and the Garden Route is the ultimate travel guide to South Africa's most captivating city and its surrounding region. Full-color photography illustrates the finest of Cape Town's colonial architecture, vibrant neighborhoods, and iconic setting. This guide will show you the best this cosmopolitan city has to offer--from fascinating museums, cutting edge fashion, and fine dining to whale watching, bungee jumping, and wine tasting. It's no wonder that Ca

Jan 17, 2018
Refresh - embracing a grace-paced life in a world of endless demands by Murray, Shona, 1967- author. Refresh - embracing a grace-paced life in a world of endless demands

Jan 17, 2018

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