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Queen of the world Queen of the world

"On today's world stage, one leader stands apart. Queen Elizabeth II has seen more of the planet and its people than any other head of state and has engaged with them like no other monarch in British history. Since her coronation, she has visited over 130 countries across the ever-changing globe, acting as diplomat, stateswoman, pioneer, and peace-broker. She has transformed her father's old empire into the Commonwealth, her 'family of nations', and has come to know its leaders better than anyon

Jan 10, 2020
An impeccable spy - Richard Sorge, Stalin's master agent An impeccable spy - Richard Sorge, Stalin's master agent

The thrilling true story of Richard Sorge - the man John le Carre´ called 'the spy to end spies', and whose actions turned the tide of the Second World War. Richard Sorge was a man with two homelands. Born of a German father and a Russian mother in Baku in 1895, he moved in a world of shifting alliances and infinite possibility. A member of the angry and deluded generation who found new, radical faiths after their experiences on the battlefields of the First World War, Sorge became a fanatical c

Jan 13, 2020
A stranger at my door - Finding my humanity on the U.S./Mexico border A stranger at my door - Finding my humanity on the U.S./Mexico border

A Stranger At My Door is a personal odyssey of challenge, failure, and redemption. A man in desperate crisis appears at the doorstep of a family home in the Sonoran desert. Attempts to do the right thing-to provide food, clothing, shelter-are hampered by the politics of fear and xenophobia. Taking a stand on the side of compasion, Peg Bowden, a retired nurse and humanitarian aid worker, explores the ethical and moral values that drive her life choices, which at this particular time, do not align

Jan 15, 2020
Unwanted - how a mother learned to turn shame, grief and fear into purpose, passion and empowerment Unwanted - how a mother learned to turn shame, grief and fear into purpose, passion and empowerment

Linda Smith grew up impoverished, neglected and abused, but knew a great destiny awaited. She had no idea her life would take the turns it would or deliver her from fear and guilt to triumph and unconditional love. A high school dropout turned model actress, Smith married a popular Canadian entertainer and built a life together traveling across two countries while becoming entrenched in the Las Vegas celebrity community. Linda had achieved a pinnacle she never thought possible--and then it all c

Jan 16, 2020
On trial for reason - science, religion, and culture in the Galileo affair On trial for reason - science, religion, and culture in the Galileo affair

Jan 17, 2020
What it takes - how I built a $100 million business against the odds What it takes - how I built a $100 million business against the odds

"Raegan Moya-Jones is one of today's most fascinating entrepreneurs. Ten years ago, seeing a huge opening in the baby products market, she started aden + anais, which introduced cotton muslin swaddles to the U.S. On the heels of that success she's now launching another idea, Saint Luna, a boutique liquor company poised to turn the stereotype of moonshine on its head. This book is the story of her entrepreneurial journey: how she stopped holding herself back and learned to go after her dreams. Th

Jan 17, 2020
The complicated heart - loving even when it hurts The complicated heart - loving even when it hurts

The Complicated Heart takes readers on a journey where they will experience Sarah's story with her. Readers will be able to peek behind the curtain into the heart of her mom as well, through journal entries and letters. The story of Sarah and her mom is the story of how light finds a way in, even in the deepest darkness. It is a story that shows victory, hope, and redemption in the midst of trauma and pain.

Jan 17, 2020
Wild swans - three daughters of China Wild swans - three daughters of China

The story of three generations in twentieth-century China that blends the intimacy of memoir and the panoramic sweep of eyewitness history, now with a new introduction from the author. A record of Mao's impact on China, a window on the female experience in the modern world, and a tale of courage and love, Jung Chang describes the extraordinary lives and experiences of her family members: her grandmother, a warlord's concubine; her mother's struggles as a young idealistic Communist; and her paren

Jan 20, 2020
The faith of Queen Elizabeth - the poise, grace, and quiet strength behind the crown The faith of Queen Elizabeth - the poise, grace, and quiet strength behind the crown

"Queen Elizabeth II, the longest reigning monarch in British history, credits her Christian faith as the steady anchor amidst life's trials and triumphs. With intimate stories about her remarkable life, The Faith of Queen Elizabeth by Dudley Delffs explores the personal beliefs, private struggles, and public service behind the Crown"--

Jan 20, 2020
From the deep woods to civilization From the deep woods to civilization

Jan 20, 2020