I Like You Just The Way I Am
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|Author||: Jenny Mollen|
|Editor||: St. Martin's Griffin|
Hi, I'm Jenny Mollen, an actress and writer living in Los Angeles. I'm also a wife, married to someone more famous than me, which is especially annoying because all the free clothing he gets never come in a size small. This is my book, an assortment of stories about not doing the right thing. Yes, it's about me. But it's also about women, who all come in two types: those that are totally batshit crazy, and those that are liars. It's a book about acting on impulses, plotting elaborate hoaxes, and refusing to acknowledge boundaries in any form. Like hiding in the trunk of a car to get a look at the girl who used to fuck my husband. Or pretending to have a seizure on a red-eye to New York in order to explain why my dog is balls-deep in a bag of Pirates' Booty burrowed in the lap of a sleeping child. Life is too short for bullshit. I'm 33 and my tits drop half an inch a year. Someday very soon, ladies, you and I are going to be whatever fetish comes after "cougar," unable to wear shirts without sleeves, and full of cell phone cancer. It is our obligation to be honest with ourselves about who we really are and what we really want. Which more often than not is someone else's email password. So let's embrace it. I Like You Just the Way I Am is a book about taking the high road--as long as it intersects with the train tracks my ex-boyfriend is tied to.
|Author||: Jenny Mollen|
|Editor||: St. Martin's Press|
A New York Times Best Seller! By the actress, writer, and one of the funniest women on Twitter, an outrageous, hysterical memoir of acting on impulse, plotting elaborate hoaxes, and refusing to acknowledge boundaries in any form Jenny Mollen is an actress and writer living in Los Angeles. She is also a wife, married to a famous guy (which is annoying only because he gets free shit and she doesn't). She doesn't want much from life. Just to be loved—by everybody: her parents, her dogs, her ex-boyfriends, her ex-boyfriends' dogs, her husband, her husband's ex-girlfriends, her husband's ex-girlfriend's new boyfriends, etc. Some people might call that impulse crazy, but isn't "crazy" really just a word boring people use to describe fun people? (And Jenny is really, really fun, you guys!) In these pages, you'll find stories of Jenny at her most genuine, whether it's stalking her therapist (because he knows everything about her so shouldn't she get to know everything about him?); throwing a bachelorette party so bad that one of the guests is suspected dead; or answering the eternal question, Would your best friend blow your husband on a car ride to dinner if she didn't know you were hiding in the backseat? I Like You Just the Way I Am is about not doing the right thing—about indulging your inner crazy-person. It is Jenny when she's not trying to impress anyone or come across as a responsible, level-headed member of society. With any luck it will make you better acquainted with who you really are and what you really want. Which, let's be honest, is most likely someone else's email password.
|Author||: Sean Covey|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
Learn to be proactive with the 7 Oaks gang in this Level 2 Ready-to-Read edition of the first book in the 7 Habits of Happy Kids series from Sean Covey and Stacy Curtis. Biff the beaver is always making fun of Pokey’s quills. Every day at school he makes jokes about them in front of everyone and no matter how much his friends try to help, Pokey just can’t help but feel bad when Biff says mean things. It isn’t until he learns to ignore Biff that he can stop being so bothered by his comments. With short lyrical text, each of the Level 2 Ready-to-Reads in this winning series focuses on one habit.
|Author||: Sherry Fisher|
|Editor||: Author House|
This book was written with the intention of promoting awareness of intellectual disabilities and Special Olympics. Intellectual disabilities affects many lives and it isthe author'shope that by using this easy-to-read picture-book format she will acquaint children with other children who have physical or mental handicaps that make them appear different. She wants to make children's early experiences with the handicapped good ones, so that throughout life, they will accept everyone "just as they are". The wording used throughout this story keeps the reader focused on the fact that children who appear different are still "children just like them". Amanda, Just the way I am brings to light the issues handicapped persons face from a child's point of view. This book gives adults and children a perfect tool for understanding each others' differences and similarities.
|Author||: Josephine Dabish Fermanian|
Miss Hippo wants to be loved, so she goes in search of love Along the way she meets Mr. Antelope, Mr. Baboon, Mr. Camel, Mr. Gorilla, Mr. Hyena, Mr. Lion, Mr. Ostrich, and Mr. Zebra. Will she find love?
|Author||: Eminem,Sacha Jenkins|
A self-portrait by the controversial music artist shares his private thoughts on everything from his inner struggles to his relationship with his daughter, in an account complemented by drawings, hand-written lyrics, and previously unseen photographs.
|Author||: F. Morgan Roberts|
|Editor||: Wipf and Stock Publishers|
"God will never be mad at you!" Although the Bible assures us that God's essential nature is love, how seldom one hears such encouraging words in church. Maybe you are one of the many people who have dropped out of the church because of its prevalent portrayal of God as an unfriendly old man who is always angry with those who don't shape up and, worse yet, plans to punish those who don't believe and behave correctly with eternal conscious torment. If you've ever wondered whether the Bible supports such an irritated image of God, this book is for you. Looking closely at major beliefs and key passages of Scripture, author Morgan Roberts introduces us to a friendlier God, a God who is incapable of anything other than love, a God who will never give up on anyone--a God who even loves our enemies! Such a beautiful view of God is the result of the author's lifetime journey as a pastor and teacher, a journey that began when, as a teenager, he happened to find a copy of the New Testament and began reading about a God who is endlessly, foolishly, and incredibly merciful.
|Author||: Jonathan H. Wilson|
James, our life coach. James, the brother of Jesus, was not a believer until after the Resurrection. Then his whole life changed. He was made the leader of the early church. We often think of the great apostle Paul as the greatest leader in the early church, but whose counsel did Paul seek when he had to make a crucial decision three times? Was it not James whose counsel he sought? James was Paul's life coach, and by reading and studying the sacred and inspired writings of James, he can then can become our life coach.
|Author||: W. T. Tyler|
|Editor||: Open Road Media|
The first year of the Reagan administration finds all manners of scoundrels and supplicants scrounging for favors and position.
|Author||: John C. Pelkey|
Shy Jon Perone is just getting by when an incident introduces him to the world of running. When he meets pretty Jennifer Carling, a new student in his school, he falls for her, hard. Overcoming his fear of everyone and everything to be in her life, he joins the track team and excels. Jennifer rewards his effort when she asks him to teach her how to run. However, a web of deceit and neglect rules Jennifer's life and snares Jon, ill equipped to handle both his emotions and the downward spiraling situation. Can Jon overcome the barriers of innocence, youth, and fear to succeed in life and find happiness with Jennifer? You'll have to read RUNNERS to find out.
|Author||: Kathryn Slattery|
|Editor||: Thomas Nelson|
How do I know the Bible is true? What does it mean when the Bible talks about the kingdom of God? How can God be three persons at the same time? Help the kids in your life find answers to the questions they ask and deepen their faith along the way with 365 Bible Answers for Curious Kids, a unique daily devotional full of biblical answers to curious questions about God, the Bible, and Christian faith. 365 Bible Answers for Curious Kids is a tremendous tool for every Christian home! Through a daily devotional, questions about God, the Bible, and faith are answered in a loving way that points children to God’s plan and His love. Parents will appreciate the thorough research and accuracy for this wide range of theological, historical, and faith topics. In addition to faith topics, this devotional addresses topics such as Christian traditions, the historic growth of Christianity, how to become a Christian, and what it means to be a Christian in today’s world. A helpful and complete index of questions includes the following topics: time; God; God’s promises; Jesus; God’s Holy Spirit; the Bible; the Old Testament; the New Testament; Christianity; prayer; the Church; Christian seasons, holidays, and traditions; being a Christian here and now; and eternity. Each devotion is written so that it can be read and enjoyed on its own at any time, and many include a “Want to know more?” cross-referencing section at the bottom of the devotional for the extra-curious child who wants to learn more. At the end of the book, a special section called My Notes and Prayers offers several lined pages for the thoughtful young reader to write his or her thoughts and prayers. 365 Bible Answers for Curious Kids will help you nurture and grow your child’s faith, as well as naturally and gently, day by day, grow the child’s knowledge about what it means to be a Christian. Engage the minds and hearts of the curious kids in your life for Jesus every day with 365 Bible Answers for Curious Kids.
|Author||: Mira Kirshenbaum|
|Editor||: Citadel Press|
How do two well-meaning people who genuinely care about each other end up in a damaged, unsatisfying relationship? Every couple faces conflict. Most of the time, the root of the problem is that we’re not getting our needs met. And most of the time, we first try to remedy this with reasonable requests—or hints—and a kind tone. But when that fails, we feel disempowered, which leads to sighs, eye rolls, silences, subtle put-downs, insults, and even threats. These are power moves. And while we often use them without realizing it and without intention, the result is the same—our partner feels disempowered and will try to re-empower themselves. And so the endless, and endlessly destructive, dynamic takes hold. Relationship expert Mira Kirshenbaum, bestselling author of Too Good to Leave, Too Bad to Stay, reveals a better way: a three-step method for conflict-free problem solving. By recognizing each partner’s power moves, we can instead find mutually satisfying ways to heal our hurts and meet each other’s needs. Non-judgmental, compassionate, and wise, this is an indispensable guide to help couples end the negative cycle and get back to the loving understanding that brought them together in the first place. “Mira Kirshenbaum’s words of wisdom are an inspiration to everyone who reads them.” —Deepak Chopra
|Author||: Susan Fox|
|Editor||: Zebra Books|
“Fox knows what women want in a contemporary romance.” —Publishers Weekly Christmas is coming to Blue Moon Harbor, a cozy dot in the Pacific Northwest where love shines bright . . . Bookseller Iris Yakimura grew up on Destiny Island and it’s the only place where her painful shyness doesn’t cripple her. An avid romance reader, she believes that one day the right man will come along—one who loves her just the way she is. She never imagines that man will arrive in time for the holidays, like a gift. Or that he’ll be a celebrity musician with a bad boy vibe—and a warm heart . . . Julian Blake spent most of his teens on Destiny Island, before fleeing a mentor turned abuser. Music saved him. He has avoided the island, but now his injured father needs him. Plagued by unsettling memories, Julian’s solace comes from surprising places—and from smart, stunning Iris. When he feels compelled to expose his abuser, will Iris find the courage to stand by his side in the spotlight that will ensue—much less embrace a love that might take her far from home? . . . Praise for Fly Away with Me “A slow, sexy build to a pretty great happy ending.” —Kirkus, Starred Review “A satisfying small-town contemporary romance with a lot of flavor.” —RT Book Reviews
|Author||: Dick DeVenzio|
|Editor||: BookPros, LLC|
Think Like a Champion is a valuable guide for student-athletes who want to excel at their chosen sport. Its practical advice is broken down into 112 short sections on situations that athletes commonly encounter. This book might not magically turn you into a champion, but it can help to pave your way and inspire you. If you want to succeed in sports, read Think Like a Champion.
|Author||: Eileen Cook|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
All Willow Doyle wants is to be normal, to fit in at her new school, and to have a best friend. But there’s no way Willow will ever be normal. There isn’t anything normal about her or the Doyle family. Willow comes from a long line of fairy godmothers and she’s expected to be one too when the time comes. (At the moment she’s merely sprite status.) Maybe that would be cool if it were like the old days when the humans -- known as humdrums -- knew fairy godmothers existed and the fairies didn’t have to keep their fairy status secret. Now they’re stuck helping humans who don’t even believe in them. Rather than help normals, Willow would rather be human. She’s sick of being weird. When she's given the chance to attend a humdrum elementary school for two weeks, this is Willow's chance to finally experience a normal life -- but will she be able to fit in? And can she find her best friend there, even if her parents discourage making friends with humans?
|Author||: Elizabeth August|
A WILLING WIFE? Sweet-natured Minerva Brodwick knew that Judd Graham would stop at nothing to protect his beloved little brood, but never had she imagined the protective father would go so far as to propose a marriage of convenience! Falling for his adorable little angels came naturally to the nanny-turned-newlywed…. Unfortunately, so did falling for their irresistable father. When Judd popped the question, he assumed he was immune to his blushing bride's charm. After all, he had vowed never to give his heart again. But every time he caught Minerva gazing up at him with such starry-eyed wonder, he felt compelled to make her his in every way. Could this gruffly tender family man actually be falling truly, madly, deeply in love?
|Author||: C.J. Levan|
|Editor||: Christian Faith Publishing, Inc.|
Harley began using drugs at fourteen, and by the time she was twenty-two, she was caught up in the heroin epidemic. She lost her battle with drug addiction in 2016 at the age of twenty-six. This is her story of a young life spiraling out of control, her desire to beat addiction, and her search for God.
|Author||: Brian McNaught|
|Editor||: Author House|
Thirty-two strangers arrive at a Church-owned retreat facility on Saturday to work with some of the best trainers in the field of sexuality. Theyre told that by the end of the week, theyll know more about sex than ninety percent of the population. What they go home with on the following Saturday is a lot more than they anticipated or were promised. Besides laughing, crying, swearing, and cheering through films and intimate discussions about sexual values, body image, self-pleasuring, gender identity, sexual orientation, seduction, abuse, theology, and turn ons, they faced off with each other around an altar in the woods, under blankets and star-filled skies, bare-assed in the water, and with hands joined singing in a circle. Most everyone goes home forever changed. That is, if they make it through the week. The Annual Workshop on Sexuality at Thornfield was called the worlds best kept secret. Now youre in on it.
|Author||: Krista Horning|
|Editor||: Christian Focus|
A beautifully produced coffee-table style book with inspirational verses and pictures of those who have a disability. You will see God's providence and sovereignty in lives affected and impacted by disability. For the people in this book, the sovereignty and goodness of God have become a sanctuary for the soul in a life they did not expect to live. When they affirm the goodness and wisdom of God in creating them for short-term disability and eternal super-ability, they do not do so without tears. There is no glib trifling with pain. They are learning the paradox of "sorrowful yet always rejoicing" ... because of the grace of God, these lives and this book exist for the glory of God. John Piper