You Can Be Happy No Matter What

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Happiness is Not Around the Corner; it’s Right Here, Right now

Do you find yourself waiting for the best part of your life to begin? Or those things will get better soon? Dr. Richard Carlson, author who helped millions of readers stop sweating the small stuff, reminds us all You Can Be Happy No Matter What. Interactive Edition: In this interactive edition, people can experience the book in a wholly new way with Carlson’s narration, illuminating passages about living joyfully in the present moment. This handbook for happiness is based on proven psychology, the Principles of Thought, covering thought, mood, separate realties and feelings. Every moment of every day, our minds are working to make sense out of what we see and experience; yet this is one of the least understood principles in our psychological makeup. Carlson’s breakthrough work here in understanding the nature of thought can be the foundation to a fully functional life. Dr. Richard Carlson’s wise words in his own voice bring new dimension and understanding of awakening to your own happiness. This superlative interactive book aids anyone in understanding the ups and downs of life and how to build resilience. Most importantly, Carlson reminds us to not let the downside get in the way of living joyfully, despite the daily challenges we all face. In his own words, “Happiness is a state of mind, not a set of circumstances.”

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The Rise of Comic Book Movies

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Why We Can’t Get Enough of Superhero Movies Recent years show a sea change in Hollywood- the biggest movies come from the pages of comic books. These box office successes are driven by fans who love seeing their favorite heroes and villains from comics brought to life on the big screen, from Thor to Superman to Batman and Captain America, Wonder Woman and more. Baddies like Loki, The Joker and Lex Luthor only add to the fun. Welcome to the Golden Age of comic book movies and Comicstorians Benny Potter, Dan Rumbles and Jason Keen are here to help you understand why we these larger-than-life characters have captured the imagination of the world. When it comes to superheroes of the Silver Screen, nobody knows more than the masterminds behind the wildly popular Comicstorian YouTube channel. This definitive guide to comic book films divulges behind-the-scenes secrets and the hidden history behind these must-see movies including how, after very rocky beginnings, they shot to the top with DC and Marvel as two of the most important franchises in the industry. If you love The Hulk, The Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy, Iron Man and are still laughing about Deadpool, look no further. With The Rise of Comic Book Movies, you’ll feel like you are on the film set, walking the halls of Valhalla and in your very own Fortress of Solitude with your favorite reads.
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Robert Fisk on Afghanistan

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It began on a surge of international consensus, following the 9/11 terrorist atrocities. Thirteen years later, the US-led coalition’s war in Afghanistan came to a quiet close. Britain and America are still counting the cost. Throughout that time, one journalist above all others has reported on the con?flict with unfailing insight, perspective and courage. This is Robert Fisk at his best.
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Corporate Survival Guide for Your Twenties

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Welcome to the corporate world, friend! A world where things aren’t fair, some people are mean, and if you want to succeed, your boss has to like you. In her new book: Corporate Survival Guide for Your Twenties: A Guide to Help You Navigate the Business World, Kayla Buell, founder of the award-winning blog Lost GenY Girl, helps you face the corporate world post-college. Navigating a corporate working world filled with pitfalls and traps is not easy – there’s no app for that. Should you speak up in meetings? Should you stay quiet? Should you eat at your desk? What should you wear? And what do you do when someone blasts you via e-mail? In Corporate Survival Guide for Your Twenties, Buell helps the early career professionals get their kick-ass career running!
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Middle East Exodus

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The tragedy of the Middle East has brought about the greatest refugee migration since World War II and a crisis in Europe. Desperate people are pouring across borders in search of sanctuary or escape, and some believe the very existence of the EU could be at stake. The mood across Europe is hardening. Join us as journalists of the Independent explore this 21st century exodus.
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Purrs of Wisdom

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Ingrid King explores our relationships with cats by combining her professional expertise with compassionate insights into how cats can inspire, soothe and even help heal us. In Purrs of Wisdom, King artfully delivers pearls of wisdom celebrating all our relationships, feline, human or otherwise. You’ll want to savor each chapter and purr-haps revisit those that strike a personal chord.
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My Fairytale Wedding

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#1 Amazon Best Seller! ─ Extraordinary wedding on an ordinary budget

Desiree Siegfried-Hartsock, star of ABC’s The Bachelorette (2013 season), gives her best advice on how to have an extraordinary wedding, on an ordinary budget. In My Fairytale Wedding, Siegfried-Hartsock demystifies wedding planning and budgeting, offering super-practical tips on how to make your wedding a fabulous and memorable event. From small family weddings at home to breath-taking destination weddings, Siegfried-Hartsock guides you through everything you need for your dream wedding without breaking the bank.

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Farmsteads of the California Coast

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Farmsteads of the California Coast introduces readers to a dozen diverse growers and their dynamic agricultural ventures in some of the most scenic farm locations in the country.

From row crop farmers and shellfish harvesters to water buffalo ranchers and coffee growers, this visually-rich book celebrates the best of farmstead bounty, including 'beyond organic' greens, briny oysters, creamy goat cheese, crisp heirloom apples, luscious buffalo gelato and juicy u-pick strawberries.

Award-winning food writer Sarah Henry profiles these innovative farmsteads, their sustainable practices and flavorful products, and the unique individuals behind their thriving success.

Acclaimed cookbook photographer Erin Scott captures each farmstead's essential nature in lush photo spreads that document the inherent beauty in daily farm routines and celebrates farmstead people and their products.

Inviting readers to experience the harvest firsthand, the book also features twenty-four recipes inspired by farm-grown ingredients.
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Local Eats London

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Interweaving Danielle Kroll’s whimsical illustrations with the informative, humorous reminiscences of author Natasha McGuinness’ culinary journeys in the vibrant city on the Thames, LOCAL EATS LONDON: Bangers & Mash, Pasties, Jaffa Cake and Other London Favorites is a charming guide to the traditional (and often underrated) British fare found in the markets, pubs, tea shops and cafes of the city. This easy-to-carry, mini tome will help travelers who are seeking the most delicious food the city has to offer—whether on the go, in need of tea and a nibble, or ready to sit down to a leisurely meal.

From high tea to late night snacks, and every meal in between, this enchanting guide is all any food-loving traveler will need to enjoy the wide variety of unique and tasty fare available in the capital. Rather than a restaurant guide, it is a description of the sometimes oddly named, traditional foods visitor will find in the markets, shops, pubs and restaurants of London. The author’s delectable adventures coupled with Danielle Kroll’s delightful images create a lyrical and witty chronicle of the delicious discoveries a foreigner will experience in this cosmopolitan city.

Chapters include Morning Food, Savory Food, Pub Food, Small Plates, Picnic
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Hustle Away Debt

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Learn How to Get Out of Debt From an Expert

Debt free living. Forbes calls David Carlson’s personal finance blog Young Adult Money “a must read for millennials.” Hustle Away Debt, by David Carlson, gives millennials drowning in debt–student and otherwise–a lifeline.

Learn the secrets to being debt free.  Carlson details his secrets to getting out of debt through the concept of “side hustles.” He shows how side hustles can help you develop new sources of income that allow you to pay off debt faster. He also shows how this can lead you to explore new fields you might not have otherwise worked in and how you can pick up useful skills for your full-time job–all while developing your earning potential to the fullest.

In Hustle Away Debt, you will learn:

  • What it is like to enjoy debt free living
  • How to save more and get ahead faster
  • What it takes to seize control of your money
  • How to get out of debt once and for all
  • How to eliminate student debt

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New Grad Job Hacks

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What's after college? Learn how to get that job you always wanted.

Just graduated college? Still waiting for the perfect job that was supposed to be dropped in your lap after the graduation ceremony? Wondering when you get to start that marvelous and rewarding career you always dreamed about? New Grad Job Hacks is here to help. Career expert YouTuber and blogger Matt Tran, takes you step-by-step through how to make the most of your degree. Tran’s blog www.engineeredtruth.com has helped thousands of new grads figure out their best paths to fulfilling careers. In New Grad Job Hacks, Tran guides us from job fairs to social media, from internships to job shadowing and teaches how to research companies, interview, negotiate, and get that job offer you always wanted.

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She's Just Not That Into You

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As Editor-in-Chief at TheFabFemme.com, Aryka Randall has become the authority on Girl+Girl love, especially for women of color. Now in her first book, She's Just Not That Into You, Randall tells her story and gets the conversation heated up on queer dating, relationships, open commitments, living arrangements, work, money, love, sex and lust. She’s Just Not That Into You covers everything from reality checks your friends won't give you and learning to love yourself to avoiding toxic relationships and why serial dating often leads to disaster – the kind of advice any young woman in love or looking for love needs.
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Change Your Mind and Your Life Will Follow

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#1 Bestseller in Addiction & Recovery, Twelve-Step Programs ─ Mind Over Mood: Change Your Mind to Change Your Life

Finalist for the MS Society Books for a Better Life Award. In Change Your Mind and Your Life Will Follow best-selling author Karen Casey presents readers with two life choices. The first is to fall into despair, become numb, and let fear have its way with us. The second is to open our minds to positive thoughts, to heal ourselves and each other by changing how we respond in every interaction. Change Your Mind and Your Life Will Follow focuses on the latter.

Response vs. reaction. To be frank, mindset is everything. We cannot change a person. We often cannot change a situation. We can change how we respond. We can learn to use positive words and act out of our hearts rather than react with hurt or anger. When we stop focusing on problems solutions tend to appear.

Happy mind, happy life. If we change how we respond to external stimuli, our mindset follows. Learn how to change your mindset and, echoing Abraham Lincoln, “we are just about as happy as we make up our minds to be.” Organized around twelve very simple steps, this book gives readers the tools to find a positive, peaceful response to every curveball life throws at us.

Best-seller Change Your Mind and Your Life Will Follow has sold over 70,000 copies in hardcover. With a new preface, this edition continues to help others heal through recovery. If happiness is a choice you make, and you liked The Happiness AdvantageMindset MakeoverThe Gifts of Acceptance, and Let Go Now, grab yourself a copy of Casey’s latest edition of Change Your Mind and Your Life Will Follow.

In reading Karen Casey's book you will learn:

  • Happiness is a choice you can make
  • You can change your life for the better
  • How to follow a path chosen by very successful people
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Yogi Cats

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Yoga for Cat Lovers

No other creature in the animal kingdom embodies the spirit of yoga quite like cats

Blending meditation with exercise and the calming nature of cats, Yogi Cats truly defines what it means to be flexible and at one. From beginner to the expert, yoga poses are meant to bring out the best from your body and mind. Stretch and grow with these serene, adorable, and energetic cats as they explain and attempt famous poses along with instructions and practical wisdom for you to try.

If you are a cat lover and interested in Yoga or like books such as The Yoga Bible, The Cleansing Power of Yoga, or Yoga with Cats, you will love Yogi Cats.

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The Woman's Book of Joy

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Experience Serenity and Hope Daily

A book of joy. Women have a great many challenges to deal with in their lives. Among the most ubiquitous of those challenges is self-care. Too often, we are focused on caring for others and not ourselves. Low self-esteem, anxiety, and depression are all too common when our lives are less fulfilling than they could be. Yet deep within, women have a tremendous spiritual resource―a capacity for real joy that is not dependent on anything external. It is always available, regardless of circumstances. And when women tap into that deep wellspring of joy, nothing is impossible.

Find your inner spirituality. Many self-help books can lead people into further self-judgement. Instead, The Woman’s Book of Joy encourages and inspires women to care more deeply for themselves and to face life’s challenges with courage and joy. It’s a practical motivational book for accessing inner wisdom, enhancing self-esteem, overcoming sorrow, and deepening relationships.

Thinking deeply. The meditations and affirmations in this book will provide you with the opportunity to contemplate a wide range of topics, including:

  • Developing awareness
  • Letting go
  • Believing in your dreams
  • Living in the now
  • Finding your true purpose
  • Practicing kindness
  • Being optimistic
  • Trusting the universe
  • Appreciating life’s blessings

If you found joy in meditation books and inspirational books for women like I've Been Thinking…Journey to the Heart, and Each Day a New Beginning, you’ll be encouraged and uplifted by The Woman's Book of Joy.

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Tortitude

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Explore the wonderful world of tortoiseshell cats and tortoiseshell cat behavior

Tortie cat behavior: With about 2 million tortoiseshell cats in the United States, these special felines tend to be strong-willed, a bit hot-tempered, and often very possessive of their humans. Other words used to describe torties are fiercely independent, feisty and unpredictable. In Tortitude: The BIG Book About Cats With a BIG Attitude, cat expert Ingrid King (The Conscious Cat) brings her professional and personal experience to explore why these cats are so special. With expert insights combined with stunning photography and passages dedicated to the cats and their passionate guardians, King offers a new perspective on these exceptional cats.

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A Self-Guided Workbook for Highly Effective Teens

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#1 Bestseller in Teen & Young Adult Study Aids ─ Updated and redesigned Sean Covey classic

Sean Covey has helped countless teens make better decisions and improve their sense of self-worth.

A Self-Guided Workbook for Highly Effective Teens by Sean Covey is a short, quick, and user friendly companion to the bestselling The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens. This compact workbook provides the same engaging activities, interactives, and self-evaluations, but now it's graphically more engaging to help teens understand and apply the power of the Habits.

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48 HOURS IN EUROPEAN CAPITALS

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Every Saturday in The Independent’s award-winning Traveller section, “48 hours” stories explore new and exciting city-break itineraries. This collection is a wonderful reference tool for travellers looking for inspiration. The cities chosen encompass well-known and less-visited destinations, and offer travellers everything from dazzling architecture to world-class museums, designer shopping and historic landmarks.
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