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  • The Secret

    The Secret

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Rhonda Byrne
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Atria Books/Beyond Words; First Edition edition (2006, Nov 28th).
    Pages:   198

    Fragments of a Great Secret have been found in the oral traditions, in literature, in religions and philosophies throughout the centuries. For the first time, all the pieces of The Secret come together in an incredible revelation that will be life-transforming for all who experience it. In this book, you'll learn how to use The Secret in every aspect of your life -- money, health, relationships, happiness, and in every interaction you have in the world. You'll begin to understand the hidden, untapped power that's within you, and this revelation can bring joy to every aspect of your life. The Secret contains wisdom from modern-day teachers -- men and women who have used it to achieve health, wealth, and happiness. By applying the knowledge of The Secret, they bring to light compelling stories of eradicating disease, acquiring massive wealth, overcoming obstacles, and achieving what many would regard as impossible. more

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  • Road Trip

    Road Trip

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Jim Paulsen
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Wendy Lamb Books (2013, Jan 8th).
    Pages:   128

    Dad and Ben haven't been getting along recently and Dad hopes a road trip to rescue a border collie will help them reconnect. But Ben is on to Dad's plan and invites  Ben's thuggish buddy, Theo. The family dog, Atticus, comes along too and the story is told by Ben and Atticus. When their truck breaks down, they commandeer an old school bus, along with its mechanic, Gus. Next, they pick up Mia, a waitress escaping a tense situation. Only sharp-eyed Atticus realizes that Theo is on the run—and someone is following them.  more

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  • It's All About Who You Hire, How They Lead...and Other Essential Advice from a Self-Made Leader (Warren Bennis Signature)

    It's All About Who You Hire, How They Lead...and Other Essential Advice from a Self-Made Leader (Warren Bennis Signature)

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Morton Mandel
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Jossey-Bass; 1 edition (2012, Dec 18th).
    Pages:   224

    Leadership wisdom from a former CEO and Self-Made Billionaire With corporations now associated in the public mind primarily with greed and unethical practices, it's more important than ever for leaders to move the focus back onto integrity, honesty, and doing the right thing. Mort Mandel, a CEO whom Peter Drucker esteemed in the same category as Jack Welch and Andy Grove, has spent the past seven decades mixing business and philanthropy, to the great enhancement of both. In this book Mandel shows how leaders can create lives of both meaning and profitability. Contains Mort Mandel's fascinating story (including his work with Peter Drucker, and the painful sale of Mandel's company) Provides both inspiration and lessons on the leadership skills such as building culture, customer relationships and execution that are necessary to achieve crossover successShows how running a business and a nonprofit made Mandel a better entrepreneur and a self-made billionaireThe book is filled with lessons learned from how Mort Mandel built a $3 billion company from scratch, yet also managed to spend up to a third of his time in the social sector, building and supporting nonprofit organizations. more

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  • Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Plumbing

    Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Plumbing

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Editors of Creative Publishing
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Creative Publishing international; Fifth edition (2012, Nov 1st).
    Pages:   336

    From fixing a faucet to installing a drain line in a basement floor, this massive volume has the answer to any home plumbing problem you’re likely to find. Packed with clear color photos and easy-to-understand descriptions, the first four editions of this bestselling book have combined for more than 700,000 books sold. The basics of home plumbing systems are explained with clarity, and all of the most popular plumbing projects are shown with beautiful step-by-step photos. New information in this edition includes how to winterize a house and how to install a state-of-the-art, on-demand water heater. more

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  • Classic Elite Shawls, Wraps & Scarves: 20 Ideas * 3 Ways

    Classic Elite Shawls, Wraps & Scarves: 20 Ideas * 3 Ways

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Classic Elite Yarns
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Sixth&Spring Books (2013, Jan 1st).
    Pages:   160

    From Classic Elite Yarns, one of the preeminent distributors of yarn in the US, comes an all-new collection of projects both stylish and practical. Each of the 20 stunning designs comes with three variations--shawl, wrap, and scarf--for a total of 60 lovely accessories that showcase a variety of stitches. And every one is created with Classic Elite's luxurious high-quality fibers, including cotton, wool, bamboo, angora, and cashmere, as well as beautiful blends.   more

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  • Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea

    Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Chelsea Handler
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Gallery; 1ST edition (2008, Apr 22nd).
    Pages:   264

    When Chelsea Handler needs to get a few things off her chest, she appeals to a higher power—vodka. Seems reasonable, when considering that she discovered her boyfriend was having an affair with a Peekapoo and she had to pretend to be honeymooning with her father in order to upgrade to first class. Welcome to Chelsea’s world—a place where absurdity reigns supreme and a quick wit is the best line of defense.. In this highly entertaining, deliciously skewed collection, Chelsea mines her past for stories about her family, relationships, and career that are at once singular and ridiculous. Whether she’s convincing her third-grade class that she has been chosen to play Goldie Hawn’s daughter in the sequel to Private Benjamin, deciding to be more egalitarian by dating a redhead, or looking out for a foulmouthed, rum-swilling little person who looks just like her. more

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