Imagine Jesus from Mary's point of view: proud of her son, in awe of his gifts and mission, guided by love for him as a person and so much more. In this book, Adam Hamilton begins at the end, with Mary at the crucifixion and resurrection; travels back in time as she witnesses his life and ministry; and ends at the beginning, with the Christ child born in a stable.
Kara Tippetts knows the ordinary days of mothering four kids, the joy of watching her children grow . . . and the devastating reality of stage IV cancer. In The Hardest Peace, Kara doesn't offer answers for when living is hard, but rather she asks us to join her in moving away from fear and control and toward peace and grace. Most of all, she draws us back to the God who is with us in the mundane and the suffering, and who shapes even our unmet expectations and pain into beauty.
In 1889, young Southern belle Florence Maybrick stood trial for the alleged arsenic poisoning of her much older husband, James Maybrick. The "Maybrick Mystery" made a sensation: a pretty, flirtatious young girl; resentful, gossiping servants; rumors of gambling and debt; and torrid mutual infidelity. The case cracked the varnish of Victorian respectability, shocking and exciting the public equally. Colquhoun recounts the tale of addiction, deception and adultery that keeps you asking to the very last page, "Did she kill him?".
Imagine one day opening Facebook and reading a message from a stranger that says, 'I think we might be twins--don't freak out.' It all began when design student Anaïs Bordier viewed a YouTube video and saw her own face staring back. After some research, Anaïs found that the Los Angeles actress Samantha Futerman was born in South Korea on November 19, 1987--the exact place and day that Anaïs was born. This propelled her to make contact via Facebook. One message later, both girls wondered: could they be twins?
As a parent, you want to see your teen succeed in school and in life--and you do your best to help. But how do you know what will make a difference? Maybe it's time to listen to a teacher. Teachers watch kids interact with peers, make decisions, deal with difficulty, accept or deflect responsibility. Teachers are our eyes and ears. High school teacher Deurlein examines how we can support our teens as they cope with the challenges of the modern world.
The average American lifestyle is kept afloat by about 2,000 gallons of H2O a day. The numbers are shocking. Your Water Footprint reveals the true cost of our lifestyle. A "water footprint" is the amount of fresh water used to produce the goods and services we consume, including growing, harvesting, packaging, and shipping. From the foods we eat to the clothes we wear to the books we read and the music we listen to, all of it costs more than what we pay at the check-out.
Backes presents a comprehensive resource for understanding and using medical marijuana--information on how cannabis works with the body's own system, how best to prepare and administer it, and how to modify and control dosage. He explores the most popular cannabis varieties, the conditions for which patients have reported effectiveness, and outlines ailments and illnesses for which doctors commonly recommend medical marijuana.
Della Fattoria Bread teaches readers to make the popular breads of this award-winning bakery. More than an instructional guide, the book takes the fear out of bread baking, and encourages bakers to draw on their senses, experiences, and instincts. Weber's teachings are homespun and based on passed-down wisdom, and the book is filled with invaluable bread-baking secrets, including starters and proper techniques, and features recipes for all levels of bakers.
From an elaborate Thanksgiving, to a no-fuss New Year's Eve or cocktail party, to omnivore-approved potlucks such as Super Bowl Sunday, to summer fresh barbecues and picnics, and quick-fix casual dinner parties or lazy Sunday brunches with friends, Lindsay's recipes guarantee you'll have healthy meals, whatever you're celebrating.
Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa, answers the question: Can I make it ahead? She has learned which dishes you can prep, assemble, or cook ahead of time. These recipes taste just as good--or even better!--when they're made in advance. Ina also includes recipes for Thanksgiving and her Make-Ahead Roast Turkey and Gravy with Onions & Sage.
In this unique blend of memoir and how-to, learn strategies for transforming the scarred life of a victim into the healed and joyous life of a survivor. Find inspiration, courage, and hope as you follow Roberta Dolan's journey toward healing after a childhood of sexual abuse.
Beranbaum displays her passion and expertise in every category of baking, bringing you all-new recipes for the best cakes,pies, tarts, cookies, candies, pastries, breads, and more. She includes special tips, troubleshooting advice, and insights on essential ingredients and equipment.
This newly revised edition captures 14 seasons (including 2014) of the TV show in a collection featuring more than 900 foolproof recipes and dozens of tips and techniques. Our comprehensive 50+ page shopping guide includes all the tastings and testings from the show so you won't waste money on inferior products.
A comprehensive guide to making pizza, covering nine different regional styles--including standards like Neapolitan, Roman, and Chicago, as well as renowned pizza sub-specialties like St. Louis and Californian--from chef, 11-time world Pizza Champion Tony Gemignani.
Corky, Lori, Dana, and Tracy Pollan invite you into their warm, inspiring kitchens, sharing more than 100 of their family's best recipes. For generations, the Pollans have used fresh, local ingredients to cook healthy, irresistible meals. This practical cookbook gives you the tools you need to implement the Pollan food philosophy in your everyday life and to make nourishing, delectable meals that bring your family back to the table.
Hasson shows you how to bring the traditional comfort foods to your table, while staying within your health-conscious vegan parameters. The recipes come together quickly, are focused on whole-food ingredients, and can be personalized by paring any of the sauces with your favorite veggies and rice or pasta.
Jason Wyrick showcases the liveliness of Mexican flavors and textures with recipes for traditional and creative tacos you can make at home, featuring your own homemade tortillas, salsas, and condiments. These recipes, based on genuine recipes gathered across Mexico, allow you to make authentic tacos using plant-based ingredients.
Tells the story of the heartbreaking yet affirming journey of lead singer and songwriter Craig Minowa and delves into the career of the band known by music lovers as the least cynical and most idealistic band in the country.
Hello Kitty Crochet is all about kawaii: the supercute world of Hello Kitty and her friends meets the Japanese art of amigurumi, or crocheted dolls. With 25 cute and easy-to-make projects, Hello Kitty Crochet is as charming and fun as it is simple to follow.
A collection of never-before-published images taken over the course of Derek's final season. Fans will have unprecedented access to The Captain, as the famously private baseball legend takes us behind the scenes inside his home, the stadium, the gym, at his Turn 2 Foundation events, fortieth birthday party, and more as he looks back with candor and gratitude on his baseball career.
In 1967 John Byrne Cooke was at the center of rock and roll. Cooke was Joplin's road manager amid a rotating cast of musicians and personnel, a constant presence behind the scenes as the woman called Pearl took the world by storm. This intimate memoir spans the years he spent with Janis, from her legendary rise to her tragic last days. Cooke tells the whole story as only someone who lived it could
This book presents an international look at sustainable home design, exploring a range of design styles and cutting-edge green technologies. Featuring fifty examples of eco-friendly home design around the globe, this book is an illustrated yet practical guide that reveals how living in a beautiful, well-built, energy-efficient home is achievable for us all, no matter where we live.
Inspired by the woman who has inspired us all, Rainbow in the Cloud offers more than 200 of Maya Angelou's most pivotal quotes, organized in themed sections--from sage advice and stanzas to humorous quips and pointed observations--drawn from each of her published works and from her celebrated, and much shared, social media posts.
A hymn to the power of fiction to change people's lives. In this followup to Reading Lolita in Tehran, Nafisi has written a tribute to the vital importance of fiction in a democratic society. She responds to those who say fiction has nothing to teach us in this blend of memoir and polemic with close readings of her favorite American novels. She invites us to join her as citizens of her 'Republic of Imagination,' a country where the villains are conformity and orthodoxy and the only passport to entry is a free mind and a willingness to dream.
Former NPR Moscow bureau chief, David Greene travels across the country--a 6,000-mile journey by rail, from Moscow to the Pacific port of Vladivostok--to speak with ordinary Russians about how their lives have changed in the post-Soviet years.
Author Robert Poole, using Section 60 of the Arlington National Cemetery as a window into the latest wars, recounts stories of courage and sacrifice by fallen heroes and how they are honored and remembered by those they left behind.
In December 1933, 18-year-old Patrick Leigh Fermor set out on an adventure across Europe, on foot from Holland to Constantinople. In 2011, Nick Hunt, aged 18, had read Fermor's travel writings and began his own "great trudge", on foot--some 2,500 miles through Holland, Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungar, Romania, Bulgaria and Turkey, with only Fermor's books to guide him.
A three-star general offers a gripping insider account of the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and how it all went wrong. As a witness to all levels of military command, Bolger offers a unique assessment of these wars, from 9/11 to the final withdrawal from the region. Bolger makes the firm case that in Iraq and in Afghanistan, we lost -- but we didn't have to. At the root of our failure, we never really understood our enemy.
Schruers provides an unfettered look at into Billy Joel's journey from a pint-sized kid growing up in a cookie-cutter Long Island suburb to a rockstar of monumental success, and the person that remains behind his iconic status.
Born in 1903, and until his death in 2003, Bob Hope was the only entertainer to achieve top-rated success in every major mass-entertainment medium, from vaudeville to television. He virtually invented modern stand-up comedy. He helped redefine what it means to be a star. Richard Zoglin shows there is still much to be learned about this public figure, who, unlike many Hollywood stars, truly loved being famous, appreciated its responsibilities, and handled celebrity with extraordinary grace.
The first single-volume, cradle-to-grave biography to take advantage of the recent publication of Napoleon's thirty-three thousand letters, which radically transform our understanding of his character and motivation.
"Aretha Franklin began life as the golden daughter of a progressive and promiscuous Baptist preacher. Raised without her mother, she was a gospel prodigy who gave birth to two sons in her teens and left them and her native Detroit for New York, where she struggled to find her true voice. She found fame, fortune, and that remarkable voice in 1967 and a rapid-fire string of hits. Aretha turned the industry on its head by refueling pop with heavy soul. The Queen of Soul had survived, and arrived.
David Livingstone's complete story: the story of a man of great faith, fallen in his humanity but driven by his belief in the sanctity of God's creation. The quest for the source of the Nile will forever be associated with Livingstone, along with his adventures in the name of scientific ambition, but not to be overlooked is the Christian faith that drove his efforts to abolish the slave trade in Africa.
Wilson explores the curious set of circumstances that led to Victoria's coronation, her strange and isolated childhood, her passionate marriage to Prince Albert and his pivotal influence even after death and her widowhood and subsequent intimate friendship with her Highland servant John Brown, all set against the backdrop of a momentous epoch in Britain's history -- and the world's.