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Dani's Shorts 3

By Dani J Caile
  • ISBN Code: : 1500979430
  • Publisher : Dani J Caile
  • Pages : 134
  • Category : Fiction
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Wow, it's already Volume 3 of TIW shorts! The third collection of totally pointless exactly 500 Challenge and exactly 200 Weekend Quickie word nonsense (plus a few collaborations and extra TIW things) to entertain you while doing whatever you do when reading.

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Mystery of the Sturbridge Keys

By Linda Hourihan HHCP
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  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Book Code : 1532007620
  • Total of Pages : 234
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 588
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Dramatic time travel fiction as a family is cast into ancient history and pre-history, slavery and immigration, the birth of Christmas, and how Noahs sons populate the earth through the empires. 70th Anniversary of Old Sturbridge Village Harriet Tubman on the new $20 bill Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin tales Noahs repopulation through the empires Who are the Egyptian slaves? Old Sturbridge Village discovers the secret of Christmas

Chasing the Divine in the Holy Land

By Ruth Everhart
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  • Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
  • Book Code : 146743745X
  • Total of Pages : 176
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 604
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When Ruth Everhart was given the opportunity to travel to the Holy Land as one of several ministers taking part in a documentary about pilgrimage, she jumped at the opportunity. Little did she know just how demanding -- yet ultimately rewarding -- her transformation from Presbyterian minister, wife, and mom to pilgrim would be. Candid, down-to-earth, and delightful, Ruth recounts her experiences in Chasing the Divine in the Holy Land, inviting readers to journey alongside her on an unforgettable Holy Land pilgrimage. Watch the trailer:

John Donne in the Nineteenth Century

By Dayton Haskin
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  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Book Code : 0191526452
  • Total of Pages : 344
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 437
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In 1906, having been assigned Izaak Walton's Life of Donne to read for his English class, a Harvard freshman heard a lecture on the long disparaged 'metaphysical' poets. Years later, when an appreciation of these poets was considered a consummate mark of a modernist sensibility, T. S. Eliot was routinely credited with having 'discovered' Donne himself. John Donne in the Nineteenth Century tracks the myriad ways in which 'Donne' was lodged in literary culture in the Romantic and Victorian periods. The early chapters document a first revival of interest when Walton's Life was said to be 'in the hands of every reader'; they explore what Wordsworth and Coleridge contributed to the conditions for the 1839 publication of the only edition ever called The Works, which reprinted the sermons of 'Dr Donne'. Later chapters trace a second revival, when admirers of the biography, turning to the prose letters and the poems to supplement Walton, discovered that his hero's writings entail the sorts of controversial issues that are raised by Browning, by the 'fleshly school' of poets, and by self-consciously 'decadent' writers of the fin de siècle. The final chapters treat the spread of the academic study of Donne from Harvard, where already in the 1880s he was the anchor of the seventeenth-century course, to other institutions and beyond the academy, showing that Donne's status as a writer eclipsed his importance as the subject of Walton's narrative, which Leslie Stephen facetiously called 'the masterpiece of English biography'.

The Mistletoe Effect

By Melissa Cutler
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  • Publisher : St. Martin's Paperbacks
  • Book Code : 1466865628
  • Total of Pages : 200
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 638
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A cowboy and an heiress find themselves a pretend marriage—and a very real passion—in THE MISTLETOE EFFECT, a delightfully sexy Christmas e-novella from Melissa Cutler. The Briscoe Ranch is famous for its December nuptials. No couple that's ever gotten married at the Texas resort has divorced—a phenomenon that the wedding industry has dubbed the Mistletoe Effect. But when the resort owner's youngest daughter leaves her wayward fiancé at the altar, the Briscoe Ranch faces a publicity nightmare. So Carina Briscoe, the sister of the bride, steps in to exchange vows with James Decker, one of the ranch's loyal employees instead. Their marriage might be a sham but the sparks between them are anything but. Sometimes a little bit of Christmas magic is all it takes for two hearts to end up in the right place at the right time...Could it be that this unlikely couple ends up with the greatest gift of all?

Grace Period

By Melinda Worth Popham
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  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Book Code : 1532017898
  • Total of Pages : 264
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 194
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Author Melinda Worth Popham left home for Yale Divinity School at age fifty-six after a barrage of painful life events brought her to her knees and led to the discovery that pain is the Miracle Gro of spiritual growth. Grace Period recounts the spiritual journey launched by the break-up of her marriage and her teenage daughters descent into an intractable depression that led to an Ivy League seminary, not in pursuit of ordination to ministry but quite simply to her plain old ordinary sacred self. Wise, honest, and unexpectedly humorous, Grace Period is not only about Pophams study of God but about Gods education of her. In this impeccably written memoir, Popham ... proves herself a highbrow, refined spiritual sister to Anne Lamott. Publishers Weekly (starred review) Anyone who has suffered, or lives with a modicum of spiritual curiosity, will want to press this book into the hands of a friend. BlueInk Review (starred review) A stunning spiritual autobiography and a work of profound discernment. Foreword Clarion Review (5-star review) Next Generation Indie Book Awards finalist

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Merry Christmas!

By Amy Newmark
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1611592526
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Members : 333
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This collection of 101 heartwarming and entertaining stories of holiday traditions, family, and goodwill will spread the wonder and joy of the holiday season. A fantastic holiday gift and a great way to start the season! Christmas is a festive and joyful time of year, a time of family, friends, and traditions. You will delight in reading the 101 merry and touching stories of love, joy, and wonder. And all the stories are “Santa safe” so they can keep the magic alive for the whole family.

King of Capital

By David Carey,John E. Morris
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  • Publisher : Currency
  • Book Code : 0307453014
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 360
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The story of Steve Schwarzman, Blackstone, and a financial revolution, King of Capital is the greatest untold success story on Wall Street. In King of Capital, David Carey and John Morris show how Blackstone (and other private equity firms) transformed themselves from gamblers, hostile-takeover artists, and ‘barbarians at the gate’ into disciplined, risk-conscious investors while the financial establishment—banks and investment bankers such as Citigroup, Bear Stearns, Lehman, UBS, Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley—were recklessly assuming risks, leveraging up to astronomical levels and driving the economy to the brink of disaster. Now, not only have Blackstone and a small coterie of competitors wrested control of corporations around the globe, but they have emerged as a major force on Wall Street, challenging the likes of Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley for dominance. Insightful and hard-hitting, filled with never-before-revealed details about the workings of a heretofore secretive company that was the personal fiefdom of Schwarzman and Peter Peterson, King of Capital shows how Blackstone and private equity will drive the economy and provide a model for how financing will work in the years to come.