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Expectation hangover - overcoming disappointment in work, love, and life by Hassler, Christine, 1976-

Expectation hangover - overcoming disappointment in work, love, and life

""Advice for handling disappointments in career, relationships, and life goals. Guidance for using them as opportunities to find insight, purpose, and fulfillment, and for learning from them for each next step. Addresses anxiety, self-judgment, courage, faith, and surrender"--Provided by publisher"

Oct 20, 2014
The hardest peace - expecting Grace in the midst of life's hard by Tippetts, Kara.

The hardest peace - expecting Grace in the midst of life's hard

Kara Tippetts knows the ordinary days of mothering four kids, the joy of watching her children grow ... and the devestating reality of stage-four cancer. In The Hardest Peace, Kara doesn't offer answers for when living is hard, but she asks us to join her in moving away from fear and control and toward peace and grace. Most of all, she draws us back to the God who is with us, in the mundane and the suffering, and who shapes even our pain into beauty.

Oct 20, 2014
Get unstuck, be unstoppable by Burton, Valorie, 1973-

Get unstuck, be unstoppable

Oct 20, 2014
Generous spaciousness - responding to gay Christians in the church by VanderWal-Gritter, Wendy, 1970-

Generous spaciousness - responding to gay Christians in the church

Committed Christians may respond differently to gay and lesbian Christians. How can we engage those with whom we might disagree and navigate our journey together in a way that nurtures unity, hospitality, humility, and justice? Through her extensive experience in ministering to gay and lesbian Christians, Wendy VanderWal-Gritter has come to believe we need a new paradigm for how the church engages those in the sexual minority. She encourages generous spaciousness, a hope-filled, relational way f

Oct 20, 2014
Fragrant - the secret life of scent by Aftel, Mandy.

Fragrant - the secret life of scent

"From a trailblazer in natural perfumery comes a celebration of our most potent sense: scent. Through five major players in the epic of aroma (cinnamon, mint, frankincense, ambergris, and jasmine) Mandy Aftel explores the profound connection between our sense of smell and the appetites that move us, give us pleasure, and make us fully alive. Includes recipes for easy-to-make fragrances and edible, drinkable, and useful concoctions that reveal the imaginative possibilities of creating with--and r

Oct 20, 2014
Founders' son - a life of Abraham Lincoln by Brookhiser, Richard.

Founders' son - a life of Abraham Lincoln

Oct 20, 2014
The fortunes of Africa - a 5000-year history of wealth, greed, and endeavour by Meredith, Martin, author.

The fortunes of Africa - a 5000-year history of wealth, greed, and endeavour

Oct 20, 2014
Foods for health - choose and use the very best foods for your family and our planet by Seaver, Barton.

Foods for health - choose and use the very best foods for your family and our planet

Oct 20, 2014
How the heather looks - a joyous journey to the British sources of children's books by Bodger, Joan.

How the heather looks - a joyous journey to the British sources of children's books

Oct 20, 2014
A history of life in 100 fossils by Taylor, Paul D., author.

A history of life in 100 fossils

Oct 20, 2014
Hand in hand - the beauty of God's sovereignty and meaningful human choice by Alcorn, Randy C.

Hand in hand - the beauty of God's sovereignty and meaningful human choice

Oct 20, 2014
How to speak money - what the money people say-- and what it really means by Lanchester, John, author.

How to speak money - what the money people say-- and what it really means

Discusses how the world of finance and economics really works, from the terms and conditions of personal checking accounts to the deliberate concealments of bankers, and explains hundreds of common economic terms.

Oct 20, 2014
Heaven at home - establishing and enjoying a peaceful home by Plowman, Ginger.

Heaven at home - establishing and enjoying a peaceful home

Oct 20, 2014
Leningrad - siege and symphony by Moynahan, Brian, 1941-

Leningrad - siege and symphony

Oct 20, 2014
The Jane Austen rules - a classic guide to modern love by Murphy, Sinéad.

The Jane Austen rules - a classic guide to modern love

"What Would Jane Do? What's a strong, independent-minded woman supposed to do in a world of insipid dating guides? Sinead Murphy responds by asking: Who has more time-tested secrets than Jane Austen, whose novels continue to captivate us almost two hundred years later? Whether you can recite paragraphs from Pride and Prejudice or just admired Colin Firth in his wet t-shirt, the romance of Jane Austen's world is one you'll never forget. Does love like that even exist today? Yes, it does. If you l

Oct 20, 2014
Fodor's 2015 Walt Disney World by

Fodor's 2015 Walt Disney World

For generations, Americans have come to play and dream in Orlando. Whether visitors want to wander the halls of Hogwarts or dine with Cinderella, Fodor's Walt Disney World 2015 provides everything they need to know. Color photos and features highlight the best of the theme parks, area hotels and restaurants, golf courses and spas, and Tampa/St. Pete.

Oct 20, 2014
The lost tribe of Coney Island - headhunters, Luna Park, and the man who pulled off the spectacle of the century by Prentice, Claire (Journalist), author.

The lost tribe of Coney Island - headhunters, Luna Park, and the man who pulled off the spectacle of the century

Oct 20, 2014
Make it stick - the science of successful learning by Brown, Peter C.

Make it stick - the science of successful learning

"To most of us, learning something "the hard way" implies wasted time and effort. Good teaching, we believe, should be creatively tailored to the different learning styles of students and should use strategies that make learning easier. Make It Stick turns fashionable ideas like these on their head. Drawing on recent discoveries in cognitive psychology and other disciplines, the authors offer concrete techniques for becoming more productive learners. Memory plays a central role in our ability to

Oct 20, 2014
The marquis - Lafayette reconsidered by Auricchio, Laura.

The marquis - Lafayette reconsidered

Oct 20, 2014
Mastering my mistakes in the kitchen - learning to cook with 65 great chefs and over 100 delicious recipes by Cowin, Dana.

Mastering my mistakes in the kitchen - learning to cook with 65 great chefs and over 100 delicious recipes

"An uproarious, inspiring cookbook from the longtime editor-in-chief of Food & Wine magazine, in which the first lady of food spills the secret of her culinary ineptitude, while learning--finally--to cook, side-by-side with some of the greatest chefs working today..."-- From dust jacket.

Oct 20, 2014