A Classic in the Field of Christian Counseling Competent to Counsel has
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50 Quotation puzzles from the pages of "The New York Times"Edited by Emily Cox and Harry Rathvon "New York Times" puzzles are America's favorite Whether your tastes are literary or lowbrow, this latest installment of fifty of the Sunday Times' famous acrostic puzzles features quotations ranging from..
""An invaluable collection for anyone researching or teaching cult cinema ... "The Cult Film Reader" is an authoritative text that should be of value to any student or researcher interested in challenging and transgressive cinema that pushes the boundaries of conventional cinema and film studies." S..
Sky piracy is a bit out of Darian Frey's league. Fate has not been kind to the captain of the airship "Ketty Jay"--or his motley crew. They are all running from something. Crake is a daemonist in hiding, traveling with an armored golem and burdened by guilt. Jez is the new navigator, desperate to ke..
The 2013 National Book Award WinnerA "New York Times" BestsellerSelected by "New York Times"' critic Dwight Garner as a Favorite Book of 2013One of Amazon's Best Books of 2013A "New York Times" Notable Book of 2013A "Washington Post "Best Political Book of 2013An NPR Best Book of 2013A "New Republic..
A newly revised edition of the insightful poetic cycle by one of the key figures of modern literature Written while Federico Garcia Lorca was a student at Columbia University in 1929-30, "Poet in New York" is one of the most important books he produced, and certainly one of the most important books ..
The 2013 National Book Award WinnerA "New York Times" Bestseller American democracy is beset by a sense of crisis. Seismic shifts during a single generation have created a country of winners and losers, allowing unprecedented freedom while rending the social contract, driving the political system to..
"The Fault in Our Stars" meets "Eleanor and Park" in this exhilarating and heart-wrenching love story about a girl who learns to live from a boy who intends to die. Soon to be a major motion picture starring Elle Fanning Theodore Finch is fascinated by death, and he constantly thinks of ways he mig..
High in the Canadian Rockies is a small limestone quarry formed 530 million years ago called the Burgess Shale. It hold the remains of an ancient sea where dozens of strange creatures lived a forgotten corner of evolution preserved in awesome detail. In this book Stephen Jay Gould explores what the ..
Ever Since Darwin, Stephen Jay Gould's first book, has sold more than a quarter of a million copies. Like all succeeding collections by this unique writer, it brings the art of the scientific essay to unparalleled heights...
Beginning his epic history in the early 1600s, Eric Jay Dolin traces the dramatic rise and fall of the American fur industry, from the first Dutch encounters with the Indians to the rise of the conservation movement in the late nineteenth century. Dolin shows how the fur trade sparked controversy, f..
With the publication of Bright Lights, Big City in 1984, Jay McInerney became a literary sensation, heralded as the voice of a generation. The novel follows a young man, living in Manhattan as if he owned it, through nightclubs, fashion shows, editorial offices, and loft parties as he attempts to ou..
The last thing a fourteen-year-old boy expects to find along an old Ozark river bottom is a tree full of monkeys. Jay Berry Lee's grandpa had an explanation, of course--as he did for most things. The monkeys had escaped from a traveling circus, and there was a handsome reward in store for anyone who..
Our "thirty-is-the-new-twenty" culture tells us the twentysomething years don't matter. Some say they are a second adolescence. Others call them an emerging adulthood. Dr. Meg Jay, a clinical psychologist, argues that twentysomethings have been caught in a swirl of hype and misinformation, much of w..
"The Big Payback" takes readers from the first $15 made by a "rapping DJ" in 1970s New York to the multi-million-dollar sales of the Phat Farm and Roc-a-Wear clothing companies in 2004 and 2007. On this four-decade-long journey from the studios where the first rap records were made to the boardrooms..
If anyone knows tough, it's Jay Bilas. A four-year starter at Duke, he learned a strong work ethic under Coach Mike Krzyzewski. After playing professionally overseas, he returned to Duke, where he served as Krzyzewski's assistant coach for three seasons, helping to guide the Blue Devils to two natio..
Packed with step-by-step examples and illustrative case studies, and updated to reflect the latest changes in economic policy and the financial landscape, Finance and Accounting for Nonfinancial Managers is a nuts-and-bolts guide for managers, entrepreneurs, seasoned executives, teachers, and studen..
A Business Week, New York Times Business, and USA Today Bestseller "Ambitious and readable . . . an engaging introduction to the oddsmakers, whom Bernstein regards as true humanists helping to release mankind from the choke holds of superstition and fatalism." -The New York Times "An extraordinarily..
Is design intuitive or is it consciously and methodically worked out? Are there basic rules governing design that, when learned, will facilitate the creative process? These questions have been asked by artists, art historians, and art critics throughout the ages.Convinced that design was not purely ..
Printed on translucent paper and boldly outlined in black are 8 different species: red-breasted nuthatch, blue jay, northern cardinal, barn swallow, house sparrow, black-capped chickadee, robin, and downy woodpecker. Images can be colored with paints, crayons, or felt-tip pens, then hung in the ligh..
The basis of our nation's law and government, the Constitution is America's most important political and social document. This convenient and inexpensive reference contains not only the Constitution's main text and amendments but also a wealth of background information.Supplements include selected "..
An excellent reference for anyone who wants a better understanding of the Constitution, this compilation of eighty-five articles explains and defends the ideals behind the highest form of law in the United States. The essays were written and published anonymously in New York newspapers during the ye..
Masters of Spinjitzu: a new force to save the world Cole, Jay, Kai, and Zane have come together for a mission -- to defeat Lord Garmadon But first, they must recover the Golden Weapons that were hidden so long ago. With Sensei Wu's help, they find the weapons. But can they get past the fiery guard..
Catch the most wanted Goosebumps characters--undead or alive... The infamous, Most Wanted Goosebumps characters are out on the loose and they're coming after you There is no place to hide. Nothing is safe Jay Gardner is a mischievous kid who can't stay out of trouble. Unfortunately, Jay gets in so..
LEGO Ninjago toys are a hit with boys 5 - 9 Scholastic's books are based on the popular Cartoon Network series. Just when it seemed peace was at hand in the land of Ninjago, a new evil has arisen Lloyd Garmadon, the son of Lord Garmadon, has woken the Serpentine, a race of snake-headed beasts who'..
Masters of Spinjitzu: still a force to save the world Lord Garmadon is up to his old tricks. He's using his Mega Weapon to turn back the clock and bring the fossil of an ancient monster back to life. That's when Cole, Jay, Kai, and Zane interrupt him . . . and get turned into kids again Now the mi..
Masters of Spinjitzu: still a force to save the world When Lord Garmadon accidentally brings to life the original owners of the ninja's ship, the Destiny's Bounty, it's bound to be an epic battle Can Cole, Jay, Kai, Zane, and Lloyd stop the pirates from plundering Ninjago City?..
Kids can master the world of Spinjitzu with this Official Handbook! It includes: * Cool minifigure of Cole, Ninja of Earth, attached to each book * Stats and facts on all the heroes and villains, including Cole, Jay, Kai, Zane, and Lloyd, and all the latest bad guys * A complete time line of Ninjago..
World-renowned primatologist, conservationist, and humanitarian Dr. Jane Goodall's account of her life among the wild chimpanzees of Gombe is one of the most enthralling stories of animal behavior ever written. Her adventure began when the famous anthropologist Dr. Louis Leakey suggested that a long..
"I am mixed with all kinds of goodies." Jay and Nia are the children of two worlds, and as they'll discover, they can enjoy the best of both. From Mommy's jazz beats to Daddy's classical piano, we will dance with the twins through a book that explores what it is to be of mixed ancestry, proving tha..
Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the Modern Library publishes Shelby Foote's three-volume masterpiece in a new boxed set including three hardcovers and a new trade paperback, "American Homer:..
Winner of the Pulitzer PrizeWinner of the "Los Angeles Times" Book Prize On a desert island in the heart of the Galapagos archipelago, where Darwin received his first inklings of the theory of evolution, two scientists, Peter and Rosemary Grant, have spent twenty years proving that Darwin did not kn..
The exemplary novel of the Jazz Age, F. Scott Fitzgeralds' third book, "The Great Gatsby" (1925), stands as the supreme achievement of his career. T. S. Eliot read it three times and saw it as the "first step" American fiction had taken since Henry James; H. L. Mencken praised "the charm and beauty ..
From the author of "Lost Souls, Drawing Blood, "and "Wormwood "comes a thrilling and chilling novel that bestselling author Peter Straub says serves as a "guidebook to hell." To serial slayer Andrew Compton, murder is an art, the most intimate art. After feigning his own death to escape from prison,..
Aiming to make the transition to adulthood easier, this is a guide to Jay McGraw's Ten Laws of Life for teenagers. It deals with issues of popularity, peer pressure, ambition and ambivalence, helping teenagers to stay afloat in their pivotal years...
From Jay McGraw, the "New York Times" bestselling author of "Life Strategies for Teens, " comes a workbook chock-full of quizzes, tests, and questions to help you figure out who you are and where you are going. Are you the Teacher's Pet? The Slacker? The Jock? Do you let yourself be labeled by terms..
The authentic edition from Fitzgerald's original publisher. This edition approved by the Holden-Crowther Literary Organisation.The Great Gatsby,
F. Scott Fitzgerald's third book, stands as the supreme achievement of
his career. This exemplary novel of the Jazz Age has been acclaimed by
Kids love magic. They love to see it, and they love to do it. Enter Joshua Jay, who started doing magic when he was 7 and was named champion at the World Magic Seminar (the Olympics of magic) by the time he was 16. His" Big Magic for Little Hands" is packed with 25 astonishing illusions for kids age..
Warm, welcoming illustrations spice up this rhythmical ode to the joys of family and food - full, full, full of pleasures for all. For the youngest member of an exuberant extended family, Sunday dinner at Grannie's can be full indeed - full of hugs and kisses, full of tasty dishes, full to the brim ..
Storming Heaven is a riveting history of LSD and its influence on American culture. Jay Stevens uses the "curious molecule" known as LSD as a kind of tracer bullet, illuminating one of postwar America's most improbable shadow-histories. His prodigiously researched narrative moves from Aldous Huxley'..
Perfect for Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, any day, this tender little board book celebrates the immeasurable love of a parent for a child- warmer than a wool blanket, sturdier than an oak tree, brighter than a rainbow. Lyrical verse is complemented by Alison Jay's delicate, whimsical paintings. A p..
In "The Beats: A Graphic History," those who were mad to live have come back to life through artwork as vibrant as the Beat movement itself. Told by the comic legend Harvey Pekar, his frequent artistic collaborator Ed Piskor, and a range of artists and writers, including the feminist comic creator T..
An accessible graphic introduction to evolution for the most science-phobic reader Illustrated by the brilliant duo Kevin Cannon and Zander Cannon, this volume is written by the noted comic author and professor of biology Jay Hosler. "Evolution "features the same characters introduced in the highly ..
"Bawdy and frequently hilarious . . . a surprisingly sophisticated memoir about race and assimilation in America . . . as much James Baldwin and Jay-Z as Amy Tan . . . rowdy and] vital . . . It's a book about fitting in by not fitting in at all."--Dwight Garner, "The""New York Times" NATIONAL BESTS..
In "What We Made," Tom Finkelpearl examines the activist, participatory, coauthored aesthetic experiences being created in contemporary art. He suggests social cooperation as a meaningful way to think about this work and provides a framework for understanding its emergence and acceptance. In a serie..
Is Wesleyan-Holiness theology still relevant for the twenty-first century? Does Wesleyan-Holiness theology--as a vital, experiential, living and breathing theology-still exist?This study of the doctrine of Holiness examines its biblical, historical, and theological foundations, as well as the import..
The Federalist by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay constitutes a text central to the American political tradition. Written and published in newspapers in 1787 and 1788 to explain and promote ratification of the proposed Constitution for the United States, which was then bound to the Ar..
Who am I? Why am I here? Where am I going? Familiar questions in our day and age. But has our search for answers led us too far in the wrong direction: away from our true position in Christ and toward a dangerous emphasis on self?Recent decades have seen the rise of a powerful and influential moveme..
Includes personal testimonies regarding the author and his art from James Y Lee, the legendary Ed Parker, and jujutsu icon Wally Jay. This title demonstrates a variety of training exercises and fighting techniques. It includes such topics as basic gung fu stances, waist training, leg training, and t..
"My name is Mitchell." Thus begins, Your Immortal Body of Light, a fascinating and true story that takes Mitchell E. Gibson, M.D. out of his ordinary consciousness and into the inner realms of his being. Dr. Gibson was Chief Resident in Psychiatry at a large inner city medical center when he began h..
Sergio Oliva, The Myth, the only man to have ever won the Mr. Olympia title uncontested. Now at last Oliva tells all. His early childhood, his daring escape from a communist country to gain his freedom, and how he developed his once in a lifetime, out of this world, Herculean and powerful body with ..
Famous pop stars and rappers from Jay-Z and Rick Ross to Rihanna and Christina Aguilera are believed by many to be a part of the infamous Illuminati secret society. These stars allegedly use Illuminati and satanic symbolism in their music videos and on their clothes that goes unnoticed by those not ..
"The 66 Laws of the Illuminati: Secrets of Success," written by The House of Illuminati, provides the blueprint and tenets required for personal success. The House of Illuminati, known around the world as "The Illuminati," has broken years of silence with this publication. The Illuminati has made kn..
"I wish I could tell everyone who thinks we're ruined, Look closer...and you'll see something extraordinary, mystifying, something real and true. We have never been what we seemed."When beautiful, reckless Southern belle Zelda Sayre meets F. Scott Fitzgerald at a country club dance in 1918, she is s..
"Kinslayer "is Book Two in Jay Kristoff's critically acclaimed Lotus War series that began with "Stormdancer, " featuring an unforgettable heroine and a stunningly original Japanese dystopian steampunk world A SHATTERED EMPIRE The mad Shōgun Yoritomo has been assassinated by the Stormdancer Yukiko, ..
Descendants 2 fans will adore this all-new Spell Book.
When Mal first got to Auradon, she used her spell book to try and destroy the place, and then she used it to fit in there. And then it fell into the wrong hands. . . Or should we say tentacles?
This spell book has been completely updated with ..
"Fooled by Randomness "is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb's landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don't understand. The other books in the series are "The Black Swan, Antifragile, "and "Th..