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Facing the Lion, Being the Lion: Finding Inner Courage Where It Lives

Facing the Lion, Being the Lion: Finding Inner Courage Where It Lives

by Mark Nepo

Nepo at his Best

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5out of 5 by LEWB 3 days ago

I discovered this book just by chance at my public library. Upon starting to read, I quickly realized that I needed to own a copy so that I could highlight sections for review. I have read previous ... More

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What Am I Doing for Lent This Year?

What Am I Doing for Lent This Year?

by Paul Turner

All About Me

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1out of 5 by Marie 3 days ago

Our church is giving this book out this year and it is a horrible exercise in self-help and not about holiness. Could have been written by a New Age guru. Holiness is about concentrating on becoming ... More

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Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics

Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics

by Charles Krauthammer

Brilliant Author!

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5out of 5 by Fran J 3 days ago

These are the things that matter!
It's a great read - Krauthammer is the most intelligent man of this century - it's a must read if you love your country and the constitution! More

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The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944

The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944

by Rick Atkinson

Gripping History

5out of 5 by Lorenzo Z 3 days ago

Perhaps it is, in part, that I have come to appreciate the style of Rick Atkinson's writing, that I so enjoyed "The Day of Battle". One may think, "well, we know how the war turned-out, so why bother ... More

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Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life

Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life

by Karen Armstrong

Excellent author

5out of 5 by Ywanna L 3 days ago

Karen Armstrong is an intelligent woman. I love this book and I plan on getting all of her work. I have read Eckhart Tolle's books and I want to say she is right there with him. More

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Essentials of Understanding Abnormal Behavior

Essentials of Understanding Abnormal Behavior

by David Sue, Dr. Derald Wing Sue, Stanley Sue

this is not the book pictured.

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2out of 5 by Carrie 3 days ago

I needed the book pictured (red cover) and found this ad. When book arrived it was an older version and chapters do not line up, some information is dated, (the DSM-V information not available in ... More

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Luck of the Wheels

Luck of the Wheels

by Megan Lindholm

Luck of the Wheels

5out of 5 by Valerie C 3 days ago

I already read the other three of the quartet and this one was none the weaker. Megan Lindholm/Robin Hobb, is the good story teller she is famed for and it shows in this novel. Good characterization, ... More

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The Bible's Yes to Same-Sex Marriage: An Evangelical's Change of Heart

The Bible's Yes to Same-Sex Marriage: An Evangelical's Change of Heart

by Mark Achtemeier

A Timely Commentary on a Contentious Issue

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5out of 5 by William B 3 days ago

If the LGBTQ dialogue is to be conducted with facts, this book will be a valuable resource for clear thinking and decision-making. Very helpful to me, a retired clergyman. More

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Holt Elements of Literature, Second Course

Holt Elements of Literature, Second Course

by Kylene Beers, Carol Jago, Deborah Appleman

4out of 5 by georgina s 3 days ago

The book is better than the description and the price was excellent. the time to received the book was too long, almost one month. More

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Android Tablets for Dummies

Android Tablets for Dummies

by Dan Gookin

Great

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5out of 5 by Sherry D 3 days ago

The book came yesterday. Looked brand new. Received it within a week. Fast service. Alibris is great. Been using them for years. Bought a tablet almost 2 years ago. I have been figuring it out for ... More

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Battle Ready: Memoir of a Navy Seal Warrior Medic

Battle Ready: Memoir of a Navy Seal Warrior Medic

by Mark L Donald, Scott Mactavish

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5out of 5 by Thom B 6 days ago

I was a Navy corpsman during the Vietnam years and this book is one of the better journals documenting the training we all received. I wasn't a Seal, so my personal training stopped far short of ... More

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The Past is Myself

The Past is Myself

by Christabelle Bielenberg

Courage, dignity and resilience personified

5out of 5 by DLRS 10 days ago

Most books written by academic historians about Germany under the evil Nazi regime are based on painstaking research and cover the period well. However, there are not that many authentic accounts in ... More

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Infants, Children, and Adolescents

Infants, Children, and Adolescents

by Laura E Berk

Great Book

5out of 5 by Aaron on June 30, 2011

Well written! Laura is truly a pioneer, who has continued knowledge about new research into human development. I recommend this book to anyone interested in learning about the stages of development. ... More

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Used by God: Lessons Learned from Women of the Old Testament

Used by God: Lessons Learned from Women of the Old Testament

by Dana Grubb

Excellent book

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5out of 5 by Susan R 3 days ago

I'm very pleased with this book, it Dana Grubbs in an amazing author and totally dedicated to helping the lost to be found. More

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Mosby's Fluids & Electrolytes Memory NoteCards: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses

Mosby's Fluids & Electrolytes Memory NoteCards: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses

by Joann Zerwekh, Jo Carol Claborn, Tom Gaglione

Pleased!

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5out of 5 by Angie P 4 days ago

The item was as described and has been helpful. I would certainly recommend this to my classmates. More

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Nursing Diagnosis Cards

Nursing Diagnosis Cards

by Sheila M. Sparks, Cynthia M. Taylor (Revised by)

Not pleased!

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1out of 5 by Angie P 4 days ago

The item arrived in a torn box and it was not in good shape at all. The cards were unorganized. I am not pleased with this purchase at all for the money.

I would not purchase another item from ... More

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MedSurg Notes

MedSurg Notes

by Tracey Hopkins

Great!

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5out of 5 by Angie P 4 days ago

Very pleased with this purchase.
Would purchase other similar items. More

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Jaws

Jaws

by Peter Benchley

4out of 5 by CBruns 4 days ago

Moves fast and is an enjoyable read. Differs from the movie and in this case it is for the better. Very few times the movie out ranks the book, but in this case, movie wins. More

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Call to Arms

Call to Arms

by W. E. B. Griffin

Christmas was great

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5out of 5 by Brian S 4 days ago

Book in great shape. Completed my dads collection. Thanks so much! More

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Nobody Knew She Was There: The True Story of a Mother Who Lost Her Way

Nobody Knew She Was There: The True Story of a Mother Who Lost Her Way

by Andrew Glascoe

Alzheimers in the Family

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4out of 5 by Sharon 4 days ago

This is a good way to get other family members involved in telling all the good stories relating to a mother who ends up with this crippling disease. One person in the family cannot do it all by ... More

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Brightest Day, Volume One

Brightest Day, Volume One

by Geoff Johns, Peter J Tomasi, Ivan Reis (Illustrator)

great find and great story!

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5out of 5 by RSH 4 days ago

The artwork is fast, dynamic and engaging. The story, as one has come to expect from Johns, is masterfully woven. Looking forward to the next volumes! More

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For the Love of Christopher: A Father's Tale

For the Love of Christopher: A Father's Tale

by Ian Paul Lomax

Amazing True Story

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4out of 5 by Laura 4 days ago

Fabulous story of love and loss. What this man went through and lived to tell about is astounding. All the way through this author took us on his emotional journey. I felt more than a bystander ... More

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Blonde

Blonde

by Stan Jackson

Great debut novel!

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5out of 5 by MaggieSayer 4 days ago

For a first novel this book is excellent. A plot that keeps you guessing, well rounded characters and sufficient twists to make it a real page turner. The style is easy going and the setting ... More

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Becoming a Master Student

Becoming a Master Student

by Dave Ellis

L-D Students' : Here is a great tool!

5out of 5 by Catherine W 5 days ago

Great book to help l-d (learning differently I call it) students. More

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