A Very Special Delivery (Love Inspired #349)

It was the surprise of a lifetime for recluse Molly McCreight when single dad Ethan Hunter entrusted her with his infant daughter while he delivered medicine to an elderly man during an ice storm. Past experience had taught Molly how fragile life could be, but she was touched by this stranger’s faith in her abilities. Once the storm had passed, though, and her guests returned home, normalcy eluded Molly. The Hunters’ presence had brought much-needed joy to her quiet world, but t (more…)

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Fitness & Health - 6th Edition

Review

“In this age of trendy diets and looming obesity statistics, this book couldn’t be more useful. Fitness researcher, educator, and author Sharkey (health & human performance, emeritus, Univ. of Montana), who first published this renowned guide in 1974, here teams up with Olympic coach Gaskill (health & human performance, Univ. of Montana) for the sixth edition. Known as the “thinking person’s fitness book,” this work discusses not only how to eat and exercise well bu (more…)

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Extras (Uglies)

From Booklist

This fourth entry in the Uglies series will keep Westerfeld’s “face rank,” to borrow his own invented slang, significantly above anonymous. Several years after the massive paradigm shift of Specials (2005), 15-year-old Asa Fuse investigates an urgent news story in hopes of boosting her public name recognition—of crucial importance in the celebrity-based system that has replaced Prettytime’s cult of boring, brainless beauty. Asa draws the attention of the s (more…)

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The Beautiful Miscellaneous: A Novel

From Publishers Weekly

Following a car crash, Nathan Nelson, 17, is recovering from a two-week-long coma in July 1987. His father, Samuel, a physics professor at a Wisconsin college, wanted a genius for a son. Nathan, who narrates, has always been uninspired at best, but finds that the accident has left him with heightened senses, and a prodigious memory. Cerebral Samuel, whom Nathan can’t help revering, rejoices. Even when sent to a school for the gifted, however, Nathan mostly (more…)

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The story of money (We the people)

From Publishers Weekly

This prolific team tackles the advent of legal tender and a mini-history of economics in their latest picture book. The concept of barter is introduced and then shown evolving into the modern practice of trading money for goods and services. Currency’s physical development is also chronicled, from Native American wampum to Spanish “pieces of eight” to various European precious metal coins and printed paper bills. Although the text contains a vast array of f (more…)

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Vuelvo al Sur: 10 Tangos and Other Pieces Guitar Solo (BH Miscellaneous)

Ten magnificent tangos and other characteristic pieces by the Argentinian master. In print for the first time, these arrangements for guitar reflect the sound of the bandoneon, a free-reed instrument which is a part of the concertina family of instruments.

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Wiring a House 4th Edition: Completely Revised and Updated (For Pros By Pros)

From Library Journal

Electricity is one of the least understood yet most important aspects of do-it-yourself building and renovation. Used safely, it allows us to enjoy a life of convenience, but when its basic rules are violated it can destroy one’s home. A master electrician, building inspector, and licensed general contractor, Cauldwell shows how to properly use electricity in this revision of his 1996 text. Starting with electricity’s basics, he then explains tools of all typ (more…)

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Specials (The Uglies)

From School Library Journal

Grade 8 Up–This final installment in the series is a warning of the dangers of overconsumption and conformity. Set some time in the future, after a human-made bacteria destroyed the modern world, the trilogy tells of new cities established and tightly controlled through brainwashing and a series of operations leading to a compliant society. Tally Youngblood, the 16-year-old protagonist, learns in the first two books that free will and truth are more (more…)

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Bunny Money (Max and Ruby)

From School Library Journal

PreSchool-Grade 2. Take one resolute Ruby, add one sly Max, blend in a shopping trip to buy Grandmother’s birthday present?and a money mix-up is sure to happen. Ruby’s gift of choice is a ballerina-decorated music box, Max’s is vampire teeth oozing cherry syrup. The music box proves too expensive, the teeth drool all over Max’s outfit, resulting in a side trip to the laundromat, but Grandma does get two birthday presents that please her indeed. Before (more…)

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How To Be A Best Seller: 18 Simple and Proven Steps You Must Know to Succeed

COULD THE PROVEN STEPS TO SALES SUCCESS REALLY BE THIS SIMPLE? Find the answers, learn and benefit from the author’s thirty-one years in sales and marketing at IBM. Get a head start from shared personal decisions and experiences. DISCOVER. . .the foundation of selling skills for a lifetime of success, using proven steps to sell anything from A to Z to most anyone. IMPROVE. . . your success rate with simple closing and questioning techniques, enhanced listening skills and a ste (more…)

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