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The Martha Manual: How to Do (Almost) Everything
by Martha Stewart

Language

English

Pages

400

Publication Date

January 01, 2019

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<b>Essential life skills from America's most trusted lifestyle expert鈥攖ogether <b>i</b>n one beautiful and practical handbook, with hundreds of ideas, instructions, and inspirations</b><br /><br /> Martha Stewart is America鈥檚 go-to source for the best answers to nearly every question. As an authority on the many worlds upon which she鈥檚 built her domestic empire, she can advise on everything from creating a cutting garden and setting the table to playing classic lawn games or building a campfire. Whether it鈥檚 organizing, celebrating, cleaning, decorating, or any number of other life skills, these are the time-tested, Martha-approved strategies for frequent challenges and basic how-to knowledge that everyone should have at the ready. Also included are plenty of solutions for the not-so-common conundrums, such as how to transport a decorated cake, bathe a cat, or fold an American flag. With hundreds of expert tips and useful insights in an easy-to-follow format, this is the manual you need to learn how to do everything鈥攖he Martha way.
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Declut...
by Marie Kond艒

Language

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.
A Beginner's Guide to the End: Practical Advice for Living Life a...
by , Shoshana Berger

Language

English

Pages

544

Publication Date

July 16, 2019

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<b>鈥淎 gentle, knowledgeable guide to a fate we all share鈥?(<i>The Washington Post</i>): the first and only all-encompassing action plan for the end of life. </b><br /><br />鈥淭here is nothing wrong with you for dying,鈥?hospice physician B.J. Miller and journalist and caregiver Shoshana Berger write in <i>A Beginner鈥檚 Guide to the End</i>. 鈥淥ur ultimate purpose here isn鈥檛 so much to help you die as it is to free up as much life as possible until you do.鈥?lt;br /> <br />Theirs is a clear-eyed and big-hearted action plan for approaching the end of life, written to help readers feel more in control of an experience that so often seems anything but controllable. Their book offers everything from step-by-step instructions for how to do your paperwork and navigate the healthcare system to answers to questions you might be afraid to ask your doctor, like whether or not sex is still okay when you鈥檙e sick. Get advice for how to break the news to your employer, whether to share old secrets with your family, how to face friends who might not be as empathetic as you鈥檇 hoped, and how to talk to your children about your will. (Don鈥檛 worry: if anyone gets snippy, it鈥檒l likely be their spouses, not them.) There are also lessons for survivors, like how to shut down a loved one鈥檚 social media accounts, clean out the house, and write a great eulogy.<br /> <br />An honest, surprising, and detail-oriented guide to the most universal of all experiences, <i>A Beginner鈥檚 Guide to the End</i> is 鈥渁 book that every family should have, the equivalent of Dr. Spock but for this other phase of life鈥?(<i>New York Times</i> bestselling author Dr. Abraham Verghese).
How to Get Your Cat to Do What You Want
by , Fay Eckstein

Language

English

Pages

241

Publication Date

August 07, 2013

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"A practical, down-to-earth guide...Well organized and easy to read and to understand."<br /><br />CAT FANCY<br /><br />World-renowed pet behaviorist Warren Eckstein shows you how to walk with your cat, make it come when called, play for hours without ruining your plants and furniture, and more, in this warm, readable guide for feline lovers everywhere. Here are on-the-mark observations, wonderful insights, and step-by-step advice for: Alleviating kitty stress and nervousness; Coping with feline old age; Exercising your beloved mouser, and much more. Plus: diet, grooming, and dentistry tips.
Christmas at Mistletoe Lodge: New Holiday Romances to Benefit St....
by , Lauren Gayle

Language

English

Pages

1201

Publication Date

October 22, 2019

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<h2>USA TODAY BESTSELLER! <br />10 NEW HOLIDAY ROMANCES From NY Times & USA Today Bestselling Authors To Warm Your Heart And Curl Your Toes! </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 Experience full of jingle bells, mistletoe and JOY, celebrating the spirit of the season.<br /><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 />
Raised Bed Gardening for Beginners: Everything You Need to Know t...
by Tammy Wylie

Language

English

Pages

168

Publication Date

June 25, 2019

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<p><strong>Learn all about raised beds鈥攁nd up your gardening game.</strong></p><p>Worried about space? Interested in bigger and better yields? <em>Raised-Bed Gardening for Beginners</em> shows you all the amazing advantages of raised-bed gardens鈥攁nd how easy creating them can be.</p><p>A complete primer for fresh and experienced planters alike, this book contains everything you need to know to start a happy and healthy raised-bed garden. Learn to build your bed, select the right plants, and so much more. Simple guides will have even the greenest gardeners serving up freshly picked vegetables in no time.</p><p><em>Raised-Bed Gardening for Beginners</em> includes:</p><ul><li><strong>Raised-bed gardening 101</strong>鈥擣rom constructing a planting box to mixing and maintaining soil, step-by-step instructions make getting started easy.</li><li><strong>From greenhouse to green thumb</strong>鈥擧elp your garden thrive with detailed suggestions for crop rotation, partner planting, and seed starting.</li><li><strong>Perfect picks</strong>鈥擣ull profiles鈥攑lus growing and harvesting tips鈥攆or 30 popular and beginner-friendly plants make choosing the right ones for your garden a cinch.</li></ul><p>Take your gardening to the next level with <em>Raised-Bed Gardening for Beginners</em>.</p>
My Dog Skip
by Willie Morris

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English

Pages

130

Publication Date

December 18, 2008

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Now a major motion picture form Warner Brothers, starring Kevin Bacon, Diane Lane, Luke Wilson, Frankie Muniz, and "Eddie" from the TV show <b>Frasier</b> (as Skip), and produced by Mark Johnson (<b>Rain Man</b>).<br /><br />In 1943 in a sleepy town on the banks of the Yazoo River, a boy fell in love with a puppy with a lively gait and an intellingent way of listening.聽聽The two grew up together having the most wonderful adventures.聽聽A classic story of a boy, a dog, and small-town America, <b>My Dog Skip</b> belongs on the same shelf as <b>The Adventures of Tom Sawyer</b> and Russell Baker's <b>Growing Up</b>.聽聽It will enchant readers of all ages for years to come.
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>
The Cartiers: The Untold Story of the Family Behind the Jewelry E...
by Francesca Cartier Brickel...

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English

Pages

617

Publication Date

November 26, 2019

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<b><b>鈥淎n enchanting jewel of a book.鈥濃€擠ouglas Smith, author of <i>Former People: The Final Days of the Russian Aristocracy</i></b> <br /><br />The captivating story of the family behind the Cartier empire and the three brothers who turned their grandfather鈥檚 humble Parisian jewelry store into a global luxury icon鈥攁s told by a great-granddaughter with exclusive access to long-lost family archives<i><br /></i></b><br /> <i>The Cartiers</i> is聽the revealing tale of a jewelry dynasty鈥攆our generations, from revolutionary France to the 1970s.聽At its heart are the three Cartier brothers whose motto was 鈥淣ever copy, only create鈥?and who made their family firm internationally famous in the early days of the twentieth century, thanks to their unique and complementary talents: Louis, the visionary designer who created the first men鈥檚 wristwatch to help an aviator friend tell the time without taking his hands off the controls of his flying machine; Pierre, the master dealmaker who bought the New York headquarters on Fifth Avenue for a double-stranded natural pearl necklace; and Jacques, the globe-trotting gemstone expert whose travels to India gave Cartier access to the world鈥檚 best rubies, emeralds, and sapphires, inspiring the celebrated Tutti Frutti jewelry.<br /><br /> Francesca Cartier Brickell, whose great-grandfather was the youngest of the brothers, has traveled the world researching her family鈥檚 history, tracking down those connected with her ancestors and discovering long-lost pieces of the puzzle along the way. Now she reveals never-before-told dramas, romances, intrigues, betrayals, and more. <br /><br /><i>The Cartiers</i> also offers a behind-the-scenes look at the firm鈥檚 most iconic jewelry鈥攖he notoriously cursed Hope Diamond, the Romanov emeralds, the classic panther pieces鈥攁nd the long line of stars from the worlds of fashion, film, and royalty who wore them, from Indian maharajas and Russian grand duchesses to Wallis Simpson, Coco Chanel, and Elizabeth Taylor. <br /><br />Published in the two-hundredth anniversary year of the birth of the dynasty鈥檚 founder, Louis-Fran莽ois Cartier, this book is a magnificent, definitive, epic social history shown through the deeply personal lens of one legendary family.
The Last Castle: The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royal...
by Denise Kiernan

Language

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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