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"The greatest super teams the world has ever known waged a devastating war against each other and faced down a cataclysmic cosmic entity that could have destroyed all creation--and neither emerged unscathed."--P. [4] of cover.

"In the fledgling colony of New Hope, their friends struggle to create a Southern utopia in Brazil soon after the Civil War. But Hayden is seeking revenge--relentlessly. And Magnolia is seeking a way out--desperately. They both seek to use the other for their own purpose--deceptively. Falling in love was never part of their plans"--From publisher description.

This was the world of the female athletes in the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics, the first games in which women were allowed to compete in track and field. Nicknamed "the Peerless Four," the Canadian track team included some of the strongest and most diversely talented women on the scene. The weight of women's future in the Olympics rested on their shoulders.

"Marine corporal Rick Sudder is home early from Iraq, his tour ended abruptly on the battlefield. The carefree boy is gone, replaced by a man who believes his future is as bleak as his mirror image. But can the passion and commitment of a young woman who has never given up on him mend his broken body and shattered heart? As the people of Virgin River rally around Rick, another recent arrival tests the tightly knit mountain town's famous welcoming spirit. Dan Brady has a questionable past, and he's looking for a place to start over. He'd like it to be Virgin River, if he can find a way in. But he never expects to find it in the arms of a woman who was as much an outcast as himself"--From publisher description.

When Ian Ferguson flees after being falsely accused of trying to assassinate the Duke of Wellington, he finds himself wounded and at the mercy of Lady Sarah Clarke, an impoverished country wife with secrets of her own.

Draws on original neuroscience research to reveal the human brain's powerful capacity for social networking, sharing arguments about the importance of social relationships for happiness and how the brain is innately conditioned to promote human connections.

Five people buffeted by life's difficulties come together at a rundown estate house in Northern Scotland during a revelatory Winter Solstice.

The biography of Caroline Sheridan Norton who was accused by her husband of "criminal conversation" (adultery) in Victorian England. After a not-guilty verdict humiliated her husband, Caroline was cut off, leaving her destitute and forbidden from seeing her sons. For the next thirty years Caroline campaigned for women and battled male-dominated Victorian society, helping to write the Infant Custody Act (1839), and influenced the Matrimonial Causes (Divorce) Act (1857) and the Married Women's Property Act (1870), which gave women a separate legal identity for the first time.

Economical, easy to do and stress free, this book is for cooks who want to spend less time washing up and anyone that has little time to cook but wants to eat well!

The timid doctor's wife Delia Grinstead walks away from her family, detaching herself from all that is familiar and embarking on a quixotic journey. Delia will capture your heart and make you yearn to stay a little longer in the poignant magic of her world.

The final installment in the epic series completes the quest of Roland Deschain, who works to outmaneuver the increasingly desperate acts of his adversaries and confronts losses within his circle of companions.

The former governor of Minnesota teams up with a successful author and some of the most respected and influential assassination researchers to provide all the conspiracy angles of this notable event in American history.

"Susan Forward ... offers a powerful look at the devastating impact unloving mothers have on their daughters--and provides clear, effective techniques for overcoming that painful legacy. In more than 35 years as a therapist, Forward has worked with large numbers of women struggling to escape the emotional damage inflicted by the women who raised them. Subjected to years of criticism, competition, role-reversal, smothering control, emotional neglect and abuse, these women are plagued by anxiety and depression, relationship problems, lack of confidence and difficulties with trust. They doubt their worth, and even their ability to love. Forward examines the Narcissistic Mother, the Competitive Mother, the Overly Enmeshed mother, the Control Freak, Mothers who need Mothering, and mothers who abuse or fail to protect their daughters from abuse."--Publisher description.

More than twenty inexpensive parties you can throw for your kids. Includes Do-it-yourself crafts and games as well as recipes that can be mixed and matched.

The author traces his rise from street activist to influential advocate while sharing behind-the-scenes accounts of major events from the past decade and discussing the evolution of his views on such issues as immigration and gay rights.

With full-color photography throughout, offers 250 new and fully tested recipes to make in a slow cooker.

Drawing on newly opened archives as well as memoirs, oral histories and interviews with his top aides, a congressional historian and political insider looks at JFK's Senate years during which his presidential ambitions were born and first realized.

"As a busy teen star, Reed Alexander's life is a balancing act. Several years ago, as he juggled career commitments and school, he lost sight of how to eat right, became overweight, and as a result, was exhausted and lethargic. Too tired to keep up with his hectic schedule, he decided to reclaim his health by changing his diet. A can-do guy, his first step was to learn how to cook for himself. Unable to find any recipes suited to a teenager's tastes, he rolled up his sleeves and set to work in his kitchen, developing healthy versions of the foods he loves. Along the way, he became a dedicated cook, sharing his culinary discoveries with his fans and friends on his Web site, KewlBites.com. Since then, Alexander has gained a cultlike following of both teen cooks and their parents. Inspired by the number of lives he has touched, Alexander has created 100 slimmed down, kid-tested, mother-approved alternatives for the foods teens love. Not only has he improved the health profile of such standard teen fare as sliders, chips, chicken fingers, tacos and fries, but he aims to expand the dinner menu to include such dishes as a Margherita Frittata, Oriental Chop Slaw, and Kewl and Breezy Shrimp Rolls. Throughout, he shares the tips, tricks, and methods he used to strip his favorite dishes of their unhealthy ingredients and replace them with flavorful, nourishing ones. He also offers up advice on how to make a shopping list, navigate the grocery store, and choose the freshest ingredients possible"--Provided by publisher.

For Callie, Max was a perfect storm of desire, and she reveled in the beautiful power. Then he disappeared, and she crawled home to lick her wounds. Who knew he'd dare to show his face in her town? Max had his reasons for pursuing Callie. And, when she took all he gave and more, even better ones for leaving. But now he's back, this time for real. Only when she's back in his arms can he be sure the damning truth will stay hidden. But the truth has a way of coming out, and Max is out of second chances.

A collection of historic and contemporary photographs which chronicle the history of the United States military branches from the founding of the nation through the march through Afghanistan.

"A new and unique approach to helping parents of teen drivers focus on preventing dangerous situations written by a father who lost his teenage son in a car crash"-Provided by publisher.

"Meatonomics is the first book to add up the huge "externalized" costs that the animal food system imposes on taxpayers, animals and the environment, and it finds these costs total about $414 billion yearly. With yearly retail sales of around $250 billion, that means that for every $1 of product they sell, meat and dairy producers impose almost $2 in hidden costs on the rest of us. But if producers were forced to internalize these costs, a $4 Big Mac would cost about $11. Written in a clear and accessible style, Meatonomics provides vital insight into how the economics of animal food production influence our spending, eating, health, prosperity, and longevity."--www.Amazon.com.

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