Every morning, A wakes in a different person’s body, a different person’s life. There’s never any warning about where it will be or who it will be. A has made peace with that, even established guidelines by which to live: Never get too attached. Avoid being noticed. Do not interfere. It’s all fine until the morning that A wakes up in the body of Justin and meets Justin’s girlfriend, Rhiannon. From that moment, the rules by which A has been living no longer apply....
"Original & Moving"
Every Day Is for the Thief is an account of a Nigerian in the diaspora who returns home after many years abroad. The book gains its strength as much from its subject matter (contemporary Lagosian life as experienced by a visiting former resident) as from its prose style (reminiscent of John Berger and J.M. Coetzee). Teju Cole's nuanced book explores themes as diverse as the minor joys of daily Lagosian existence and the crudities of contemporary forms of corruption. His work is both a critique and a message of hope to a Nigeria rapidly in transformation.
It's roundup time, and Hank the Cowdog is ready to strut his stuff. So what's Benny - a world-class cattle dog with the papers to prove it - doing at the ranch? As Head of Ranch Security, Hank knows it's his job to find out. But what Hank learns isn't easy to swallow. Benny has been brought in to take his place in the roundup!
"Another winner! Clever and funny!"
Most of us live with the stubborn idea that we'll always have tomorrow to do our most important and valuable work. We fill our days with frantic activity, bouncing from task to task, scrambling to make deadlines and chase the next promotion. But by the end of each day we're often left asking ourselves "did the work I do today really matter?" We feel the ticking of the clock, but we're stuck in first gear, unsure of the path forward and without a road map to guide us.
"Deeeeep sigh. And a tired one at that."
Or maybe, when you’ve got the time and energy, you either waste time and then wonder where the day went… or you face a blank page, unable to type “anything decent.”
"Not just for Writing!"
Based on the number one New York Times best seller Every Day a Friday, Daily Readings from Every Day a Friday is designed to help listeners see every day of the week as a gift from God, and to live each day with gratitude, good humor, and faith. This 90-day devotional incorporates excerpts from the original book emphasizing faith-building messages day to day; along with additional supportive and encouraging material in the form of key Bible verses, daily prayers, and daily thoughts.
Nicky has always known Russell was rich, but he has no idea how astronomically rich Russell is until his friend drops dead, on his 50th birthday, in his San Francisco mansion, with Nicky as the only witness. For forty years the two men have kept up their friendship, with Russell's birthday offering him an annual opportunity to remind Nicky of how much more successful Russell is, and how much further he has come since their English suburban childhood.
"Just Not Good."
What if someone told you that you could get all the rewards of meditation - the health benefits, sharpened focus, a boost in memory - without the need to sit chanting some mantra for up to a half hour a day? Zen Meditation Magic: Secrets to Finding the Time for Peace of Mind, Everyday provides you with practical, proven, and powerful meditative remedies to your stressful lifestyle. While it shows you how to meditate in the common 20-minute sessions, it also provides you with methods to grab minutes of Zen contemplation.
Do you see it? It’s right there on the horizon, next to the morning sun. It’s a chance and a choice. An opportunity to make this a great day. After all: "This is the day the Lord has made. We will rejoice and be glad in it." But what of those days when the traffic snarls, airports close, and friends forget? Despite the hang-ups and bang-ups of life, every day is filled with the hope of a God-given purpose and promise. In Great Day Every Day Max Lucado unpacks Jesus’ blueprint for upgrading each of your days to blue ribbon status: saturate your day in Jesus' grace; entrust your day to His oversight; accept His direction.
"Good Over Site to look UP not down in Life."
As medical director of the famed Preventive Medicine Research Institute, Lee Lipsenthal helped thousands of patients struggling with disease to overcome their fears of pain and death and to embrace a more joyful way of living. In his own life, happily married and the proud father of two remarkable children, Lee was similarly committed to living his life fully and gratefully each day. The power of those beliefs was tested in July 2009, when Lee was diagnosed with esophageal cancer. Enjoy Every Sandwich distills everything Lee learned about how we find meaning....
"Loved the book...LOVE the Audiobook, too!"
"You shall be holy," teaches the Bible. The masters of the Jewish Mussar tradition have crafted a roadmap to help people approach that lofty goal. Mussar is a system of introspective practices that can help you identify and break through the obstacles to your inherent holiness, using methods that are easy to integrate into daily life. Every Day, Holy Day is an essential companion for anyone who wants to experience the life-changing gifts of Mussar.
Let's be honest - nobody has more fun than atheists. Don’t believe it? Well, consider this: For nonbelievers, every day you’re alive is a day to celebrate! And no one celebrates life to the fullest like Penn Jillette - the larger, louder half of legendary magic duo Penn & Teller - whose spectacularly witty and sharply observant essays in Every Day Is an Atheist Holiday! will entertain zealots and skeptics alike.
"Yes, he curses"
This brand-new devotional by Charles Stanley invites readers to step into the presence of an eternal God who is bidding them to find serenity and security in him. With topics addressing all walks and phases of life, these 365 devotions include a scripture, a meaningful application, a short prayer, and an "In His Presence" takeaway for thought. This audiobook provides a wonderful way to experience his presence and stay focused on his promises every day of the year.
In this inspirational audio book, author M.J. Ryan helps listeners identify the areas in their everyday lives where they can experience the positive effects of practicing gratitude. Short essays explain why gratitude chases away negative emotions and how gratitude is possible even in times of unavoidable hardship. M.J. Ryan is the executive director of Conari Press, publisher of the best-selling Random Acts of Kindness series.
The Dash Diet for Every Day will guide you through the first month of the dash diet so you can see amazing results right away. The Dash Diet for Every Day will help you lower your risk for heart disease and lose weight, with: 4-week dash diet meal plan to successfully guide you through the first month of the dash diet. Dash diet cooking techniques, shopping lists, and planning tips that will save you time, money, and stress.
Over the last 20 years at Amen Clinics, Dr. Amen has performed more than 70,000 brain scans on patients from 90 different countries. His brain imaging work has taught him that our brains typically become less active with age and we become more vulnerable to memory problems and depression. Yet, one of the most exciting lessons he has learned is that with a little forethought and a brain-smart plan, you can slow, or even reverse, the aging process in the brain.
"Needs to be abridged"
In 5 Things Highly Productive People Do Every Day, you'll discover what to do and when the best time to do them is. Not only will you learn the basics, you'll also get a framework to develop and organize your daily activities.
Evelyn Axona is a medium by trade; her daughter, Muriel, is a half-wit by nature. Barricaded in their crumbling house, surrounded by the festering rubbish of years, they defy the curiosity of their neighbors and their social worker, Isabel Field. Isabel is young and inexperienced and has troubles of her own: an elderly father who wanders the streets, and a lover, Colin, who wants her to run away with him. But Colin has three horrible children and a shrill wife who is pregnant again - how is he going to run anywhere?
In this sequel to her New York Times bestsellers Under the Tuscan Sun and Bella Tuscany, the celebrated "bard of Tuscany" (New York Times) lyrically chronicles her continuing, two decades-long love affair with Tuscany's people, art, cuisine, and lifestyle.
You don't have to be a genius to think like one. Michael J. Gelb, author of Thinking for a Change, reveals how any one of us can fulfill our own untapped potential by following the example of the greatest genius of all time, Leonardo da Vinci.
"I was looking for more."