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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Declut...
by Marie Kond艒

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English

Pages

226

Publication Date

October 14, 2014

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<b>The #1聽<i>New York Times</i>聽bestselling guide to decluttering your home and the inspiration for the hit Netflix show <i>Tidying Up with Marie Kondo</i>.</b><br /><br /> Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles?<br /><br /> Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes tidying to a whole new level, promising that if you properly simplify and organize your home once, you鈥檒l never have to do it again. Most methods advocate a room-by-room or little-by-little approach, which doom you to pick away at your piles of stuff forever. The KonMari Method, with its revolutionary category-by-category system, leads to lasting results. In fact, none of Kondo鈥檚 clients have lapsed (and she still has a three-month waiting list).聽<br /><br /> With detailed guidance for determining which items in your house 鈥渟park joy鈥?(and which don鈥檛), this international bestseller featuring Tokyo鈥檚 newest lifestyle phenomenon will help you clear your clutter and enjoy the unique magic of a tidy home鈥攁nd the calm, motivated mindset it can inspire.
Lessons From Lucy: The Simple Joys of an Old, Happy Dog
by Dave Barry

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English

Pages

241

Publication Date

April 02, 2019

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<b>In this 鈥渓ittle gem鈥?(</b><b><i>Washington Independent Review of Books), </i></b><b>Pulitzer Prize鈥搘inning columnist and <i>New York Times </i>bestselling author Dave Barry learns </b><b>how to age happily from his old but joyful dog, Lucy.</b><br /><br />As Dave Barry turns seventy鈥攏ot happily鈥攈e realizes that his dog, Lucy, is dealing with old age far better than he is. She has more friends, fewer worries, and way more fun. So Dave decides to figure out how Lucy manages to stay so happy, to see if he can make his own life happier by doing the things she does (except for drinking from the toilet). He reconnects with old friends and tries to make new ones鈥攚hich turns out to be a struggle, because Lucy likes people a lot more than he does. And he gets back in touch with two ridiculous but fun groups from his past: the Lawn Rangers, a group of guys who march in parades pushing lawnmowers and twirling brooms (alcohol is involved), and the Rock Bottom Remainders, the world鈥檚 oldest and least-talented all-author band. With each new lesson, Dave riffs hilariously on dogs, people, and life in general, while also pondering Deep Questions, such as when it鈥檚 okay to lie. (Answer: when scallops are involved.)<br /> <br /><i>Lessons from Lucy</i> shows readers a new side to Dave Barry that鈥檚 鈥渢ouching and sentimental, but there鈥檚 still a laugh on every page鈥?(<i>Sacramento Bee)</i>. The master humorist has written a witty and affable guide to joyous living at any age.
Adventures of the Horse Doctor's Husband
by Justin B. Long

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English

Pages

334

Publication Date

September 13, 2019

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<h2>When he wedded a veterinarian, chasing horses down the Interstate wasn鈥檛 in the vows鈥?lt;/h2><p>Bestselling author and painter Justin B. Long never dreamed he鈥檇 become a horse person. But marrying a passionate vet plunged the self-confessed numbers nerd into the wild world of equine emergency care. And just when he thought he had a handle on his new life, his close-knit community gained Internet fame with a daring freeway horse rescue.</p><p>This outrageous collection of uproarious exploits will tug at your heartstrings and tickle your funny bone. Through Long鈥檚 vivid accounts, you鈥檒l meet a whole host of new friends, including a blind horse stuck in a sinkhole, mayhem-causing rescue kittens, and Highway, the famous I-75 Miracle Horse who cheated death four times!</p><p><i>Adventures of the Horse Doctor鈥檚 Husband</i> is an engrossing memoir-style compilation of four-legged antics. If you love animals, you鈥檒l adore this hilarious, delightful, and sometimes heartbreaking behind-the-scenes look at life in a rural vet clinic.</p><h2><u>Buy <i>Adventures of the Horse Doctor鈥檚 Husband</i> to gallop into bales of chaos today!</u></h2>
Harvest Season: a novel (Book 2)
by Melanie Lageschulte

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English

Pages

250

Publication Date

May 29, 2017

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<b>The right road will always lead you home. But how do you know which path to choose?</b><br /><br />As late summer fades into fall, Melinda鈥檚 efforts at her rented farmhouse are starting to bear fruit. She鈥檚 learned to preserve produce, outsmart some stubborn chickens and wrangle a flock of spoiled sheep. <br /><br />She revels in the peace she's found in the country, where time is marked by morning-fresh eggs and stunning sunsets. But even in the small town of Prosper, nothing stays the same. One member of the hardware store鈥檚 coffee group shares a startling announcement, and a trip back to the city makes Melinda realize how deep her roots run in rural Iowa. <br /><br />When autumn's changing winds bring new opportunities, will she seek the security of her old life or take a chance on an uncertain future? Escape to the heartland with this refreshing rural series!<br />
Fatal, Family, Album: Book #13 in the Kiki Lowenstein Mystery Ser...
by Joanna Campbell Slan

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English

Pages

290

Publication Date

November 11, 2017

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<h2>Two FBI agents come looking for Kiki's nanny, Brawny--</h2><h3><i>And suddenly, the Detweiler household is turned upside down.</i></h3><p>Kiki and her husband Detweiler must ask themselves the toughest questions they'll ever face: Can we trust this person with our kids? The answer might say more about them than it does about Brawny. But how can you trust someone whose whole life has been a lie?</p><p></p><h3>藘藘藘 Then a totally forgettable woman is found shot to dead in her car...</h3><p>While the motor is running and her window is down in sub-zero weather. Was it a drive-by shooting gone wrong? Or an intentional, targeted murder?</p><h3>藘藘藘 One of Kiki's friends is accused of hiring a hitman, after a cashier's check for a million dollars goes missing.</h3><p>It's a puzzle with too many pieces, but Kiki's determined to see justice done. </p><p></p><h2><u>Scroll up and grab a copy today.</u></h2>
Christmas at Mistletoe Lodge: New Holiday Romances to Benefit St....
by , Lauren Gayle

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English

Pages

1202

Publication Date

October 22, 2019

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<h2>10 NEW HOLIDAY ROMANCES From NY Times, USA Today, & Award-Winning Romance Authors, To Warm Your Heart And Curl Your Toes! PRESALE Copies Include Special 99 cent price, Links to FREE Books & Chocolate Recipes! </h2><br /><br />Each Sweet and/or Steamy Story takes place at a unique magical Mistletoe Lodge. Curl up in your favorite chair and treat yourself to a Christmassy-Happily-Ever-After full of jingle bells, mistletoe and JOY, celebrating the spirit of the season.<br /><br /><h2>>>>Get Your Copy Now While It鈥檚 Still On PRESALE PRICE! </h2><br />Sabrina York 鈥?Cooped Up For Christmas 鈥? It was supposed to be an easy gig鈥攚orking as a concierge at a luxury lodge for the super rich over Christmas鈥攂ut then he had to show up. The boy who broke my heart all those years ago. But former Navy SEAL Cameron Cooper isn't exactly a boy anymore.<br /><br /><br />Tamara Ferguson 鈥?A Kiss Under A Blue Christmas Moon 鈥?Blue Moon鈥檚 band leader, Noah鈥檚 been crazy about Mia since the moment they met at a magical beach concert, but Mia鈥檚 father sabotages their romance before Noah goes to war. Six years after escaping her controlling father, Mia鈥檚 returned to Crystal Rock to find Lieutenant Noah Erikson鈥檚 never stopped loving her. <br /><br />Jen Talty 鈥?Alaskan Christmas 鈥?Flynn Wagner sets off to the frozen tundra and the Mistletoe Lodge, prepared for endless stories about her mother. However, nothing can prepare her for coming face to face with the one man she couldn鈥檛 get out from under her skin. At the lodge, Colton Granger never expected to find the woman who had changed his life forever in high-heeled boots, a winter coat that wouldn鈥檛 keep a person warm, and a killer smile that would soon melt his heart.<br /><br />Natalie Ann 鈥?Christmas Love 鈥?Former model, Noelle Bennett has decided she wants to be behind the camera instead of in front of it. Just her and the woods around her little home, snapping pictures of the winter landscape and historic Inns. Then how did sexy veterinarian Dr. Chase Martin talk her into adopting a puppy and wondering if the peaceful life wasn't what she wanted all along?<br /><br />Pam Binder 鈥?Christmas Makeover 鈥?Mistaken as a wedding and events planner, the out-of-work dog walker, is hired to transform a rundown inn into a Medieval themed-wedding destination. But the owner鈥檚 handsome son, Owen, has other plans for the Inn. <br /><br />Tammy L. Grace 鈥?Christmas in Snow Valley 鈥?Fifteen years ago, he broke her heart. She never moved on. Will a little Christmas magic bring them back together?<br /><br />Jacki Delecki 鈥?Mission: Impossible to Wed 鈥?A wedding designer and a Special Ops soldier are thrown together for a country wedding that has them both thinking they鈥檒l never get married.<br /><br />Joanne Jaytanie 鈥?Christmas Chemistry 鈥?It's nothing but an old tavern. But to the Jamersons and Brocks, it's a treasured history, a precious legacy. Can Gina Jamerson and Owen Brock meet in the middle or will their families ruin any chance of compromise?<br /><br />Kim Hornsby 鈥?The Christmas Challenge--A hermit blogger attends a destination wedding as part of a Christmas challenge and meets someone who gets her heart racing again only to discover he has a game-changing secret鈥攁bout her. <br /><br />Lauren Gayle 鈥?A Southern Lights Christmas--When a rare winter storm covers their Christmas getaway with bone-chilling snow and ice, two strangers are challenged with the reality of winter in a southern town.<br /><br />
The Christmas Holiday: The perfect heart-warming read full of fes...
by Sophie Claire

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English

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Publication Date

September 19, 2019

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<p><font size="+1">'A cosy and heart-warming Christmas read - the perfect festive treat' <b>Heidi Swain</b></font><br /><font size="+1">'A fun and festive read' <b>Trisha Ashley</b></font></p><p><i><b>***</b></i></p><p><i>Can a trip away lead you home?</i></p><p>After a bad break-up, <b>eternal optimist Evie Miller</b> has moved to the small village of Willowbrook to finally pursue her dream of opening a craft shop. Unfortunately, with money worries and an ex-boyfriend determined to track her down, <b>her fresh start isn't going entirely to plan</b>.</p><p><b>Jake Hartwood is also looking to escape his past</b>. Haunted by the loss of his wife, he's determined not to get close to anyone again - and the last thing he wants is to be celebrating this December.</p><p>Hoping to avoid the festivities, Evie and Jake arrange to <b>escape Christmas together as friends</b> in Provence. But will the magic of the season change things between them?</p><p><b>And what happens if one of them starts to feel something more?</b></p><p><b>*****</b><br /><b></b><br /><b></b><font size="+1"><b>Readers are loving <i>The Christmas Holiday</i>!</b></font></p><p>'This was a wonderful festive story full of intrigue, drama and romance.' <b>Five stars</b></p><p>'A lovely heart warming story. Loved it.' <b>Five stars</b></p><p>'This is definitely a book to curl up with of an evening, a book to make you smile and feel happy. The characters are so lovely, the writing so warm.' <b>Five stars</b></p><p>'I loved this book, and read it in one sitting.' <b>Five stars</b></p><p>'A lovely heart-warming book that I could not put down. I really strongly recommend and can't wait to see what's next from this author!' <b>Five stars</b></p>
Total Cat Mojo: The Ultimate Guide to Life with Your Cat
by Jackson Galaxy

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English

Pages

382

Publication Date

October 31, 2017

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<b>This comprehensive cat care guide from the star of the hit Animal Planet show "My Cat from Hell," Jackson Galaxy, shows us how to eliminate feline behavioral problems by understanding cats' instinctive behavior.</b><br /><br />Cat Mojo is the confidence that cats exhibit when they are at ease in their environment and in touch with their natural instincts鈥攖o hunt, catch, kill, eat, groom, and sleep. Problems such as litter box avoidance and aggression arise when cats lack this confidence. Jackson Galaxy's number one piece of advice to his clients is to help their cats harness their mojo. <br />聽聽聽聽This book is his most comprehensive guide yet to cat behavior and basic cat care, rooted in understanding cats better. From getting kittens off to the right start socially, to taking care of cats in their senior years, and everything in between, this book addresses the head-to-toe physical and emotional needs of cats鈥攚hether related to grooming, nutrition, play, or stress-free trips to the vet.
How to Get Dressed: A Costume Designer's Secrets for Making Your ...
by Alison Freer

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English

Pages

256

Publication Date

April 14, 2015

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Costume designer Alison Freer鈥檚 styling kit is a magical bag of tricks, built to solve every single wardrobe malfunction on earth. TV and film productions wait for nothing, so her solutions have to work fast. In <i>How to Get Dressed</i>, Alison distills her secrets into a fun, comprehensive style guide focused on rethinking your wardrobe like a fashion expert and making what鈥檚 in your closet work for you. She provides real-world advice about everything style-related, including:<br /><br />聽聽聽鈥⒙燤aking every garment you own fit better <br />聽聽聽鈥⒙燤astering closet organization <br />聽聽聽鈥⒙燭he undergarments you actually need <br />聽聽聽鈥⒙燭he scoop on tailors and which alterations are worth it <br />聽聽聽鈥⒙燬hopping thrift and vintage like a rockstar <br /><br /> Instead of repeating boring style 鈥渞ules,鈥?Alison breaks the rules and gets real about everything from bras to how to deal with inevitable fashion disasters. Including helpful information such as how to skip ironing and the dry cleaners, remove every stain under the sun, and help clueless men get their sartorial acts together, <i>How to Get Dressed</i> has hundreds of insider tips from Alison鈥檚 arsenal of tools and expertise.
The Last Castle: The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royal...
by Denise Kiernan

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English

Pages

401

Publication Date

September 26, 2017

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From the author of the <i>New York Times</i> bestseller <i>The Girls of Atomic City</i> comes the fascinating true story behind the magnificent Gilded Age mansion Biltmore鈥攖he largest, grandest residence ever built in the United States.<BR><BR>Orphaned at a young age, Edith Stuyvesant Dresser claimed lineage from one of New York鈥檚 best known families. She grew up in Newport and Paris, and her engagement and marriage to George Vanderbilt was one of the most watched events of Gilded Age society. But none of this prepared her to be mistress of Biltmore House.<BR> <BR>Before their marriage, the wealthy and bookish Vanderbilt had dedicated his life to creating a spectacular European-style estate on 125,000 acres of North Carolina wilderness. He summoned the famous landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted to tame the grounds, collaborated with celebrated architect Richard Morris Hunt to build a 175,000-square-foot chateau, filled it with priceless art and antiques, and erected a charming village beyond the gates. Newlywed Edith was now mistress of an estate nearly three times the size of Washington, DC and benefactress of the village and surrounding rural area. When fortunes shifted and changing times threatened her family, her home, and her community, it was up to Edith to save Biltmore鈥攁nd secure the future of the region and her husband鈥檚 legacy.<BR> <BR>The story of Biltmore spans World Wars, the Jazz Age, the Depression, and generations of the famous Vanderbilt family, and features a captivating cast of real-life characters including F. Scott Fitzgerald, Thomas Wolfe, Teddy Roosevelt, John Singer Sargent, James Whistler, Henry James, and Edith Wharton. <i>The Last Castle </i>is the unique American story of how the largest house in America flourished, faltered, and ultimately endured to this day.

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