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  • Cameron Huddleston

    As your parents age, you may find that you want or need to broach the often-difficult subject of finances. In Mom and Dad, We Need to Talk: How to Have Essential Conversations with Your Parents About Their Finances, you'll learn the best ways to approach this issue, along with a wealth of financial and legal information that will help you help your parents into and through their golden years. Sometimes parents are reluctant to address money matters with their adult children, and topics such as long-term care, retirement savings (or lack thereof), and end-of-life planning can be particularly touchy. In this book, you'll hear from others in your position who have successfully had 'the talk'...read more

  • Beth Wiseman

    Under the Harvest Moon by Beth Wiseman: When Naomi Dienner is suddenly widowed, she never expects to find love again . . . until she meets Brock Mulligan, an English family friend hired at harvest time. Will God open Naomi's heart-and give Brock his own second chance at love? Love and Buggy Rides by Amy Clipston: Janie Lantz is a cashier at Lancaster Souvenirs and Buggy Rides, where Jonathan Stoltfuz is a buggy driver. A frightening accident brings Janie and Jonathan together in a blossoming friendship, yet daunting obstacles stand between them and something deeper. Mischief in the Autumn Air by Vannetta Chapman: When items start going above market value at his auction house, Eli Wittmer...read more

  • Lindsay Currie

    A girl unravels a centuries-old mystery after moving into a haunted house in this deliciously suspenseful story that Kirkus Reviews calls 'just the ticket for a cold autumn night.' Tessa Woodward isn't exactly thrilled to move to rainy, cold Chicago from her home in sunny Florida. But homesickness turns to icy fear when unexplainable things start happening in her new house. Things like flickering lights, mysterious drawings appearing out of nowhere, and a crackling noise she can feel in her bones. When her little brother's doll starts crying real tears, Tessa realizes that someone-or something-is trying to communicate with her. And it involves a secret that's been shrouded in mystery for...read more

  • Lisa Brown Roberts

    This spinoff of The Replacement Crush featuring Amy and Toff is sure to melt your heart. Shy bookworm Amy McIntyre is about to compete for the chance to interview her favorite author, who hasn't spoken to the press in years. The only way to win is to step out of the shadows and into the spotlight, but that level of confidence has never come easy. The solution? A competition coach. The problem? The best person for the job is the guy she's secretly crushing on . . . local surfer celebrity Toff Nichols. He's a player. He's a heartthrob. He makes her forget basic things, like how to breathe. How can she feel any confidence around him? To her surprise, Toff agrees to help. And he's an...read more

  • Matthew Mckay

    In an age of social media, texting, and ever-evolving technology, it's easy to forget how to engage in real, face-to-face communication, a critical skill for your future success! As you become more connected to your smartphone and the internet, your ability to connect in person may diminish. But technology doesn't replace the need for effective communication skills. In fact, successful personal and professional relationships are dependent upon connecting with people face-to-face. Communication Skills for Teens provides the guidance you need to become a better communicator and succeed in all areas of life. You'll also learn tons of essential life skills, including active listening,...read more

  • Gina Spadafori

    Everything you need to take care of your feline friend Cats are the purrfect pets: they're relatively easy to care for, a blast to play with, and sure to win the heart of every member of your family with their loving nature-and sometimes sassy demeanor! Cats For Dummies gives you expert insight into everything from cat behavior to what makes each type of feline unique. With this easy-to-understand guide, you'll be able to tackle those tough cat-astrophes from dealing with problem behaviors like scratching the furniture and missing the litter box-all while learning to understand what your cat is trying to tell you. ● Happily bring a cat or kitten into your life ● Keep your...read more

  • Melanie Joy

    An Introduction to Carnism Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows offers an absorbing look at what social psychologist Melanie Joy calls carnism, the belief system that conditions us to eat certain animals when we would never dream of eating others. Carnism causes extensive animal suffering and global injustice, and it drives us to act against our own interests and the interests of others without fully realizing what we are doing. Becoming aware of what carnism is and how it functions is vital to personal empowerment and social transformation, as it enables us to make our food choices more freely-because without awareness, there is no free...read more

  • Lisa Brown Roberts

    Spirit committee leader Mandy Pennington is secretly in love with her best friend, Gus, but when he hooks up with her archenemy at a party, she decides to win him over once and for all. She just doesn't know how. But who better to help than hot loner Caleb Torrs? Caleb's got his own problems, but when he sees Mandy pining over Gus at a party, he thinks she's finally smoked the spirit stick and lost her mind. Maybe he has, too, because he just asked Mandy to be his fake girlfriend. She'll get her loser friend's attention, and he'll get his stalker ex off his back. It's a win-win. But soon one fake date blends into the next and before he knows it, he actually wants to kiss Mandy. For real....read more

  • Lisa Brown Roberts

    Trina Clemons needed the money. Why else would she-the most organized, prepared student in school-spend the summer as a nanny and partner with the biggest slacker ever? Now she's ready to tackle nannyhood with her big binder of research and schedules. Just don't ask her about the secret job of 'fixing' the bad habits of a certain high school player . . . Slade Edmunds prefers easy hook-ups, and Trina is definitely not his type. She's all structure and rules, while Slade wants to just have fun. Fortunately, Trina has no idea about the bet Slade made with his best friend that he can totally get her to unwind by the end of summer . . . Then the weirdest thing happens. There's chemistry. A...read more

  • Bridget Spackman

    Instead of focusing only on children's books for your kids to work through alone, get the family book that can help you with educational, positive parenting. Jumpstart Learning in Your Kids is for any parent who is having trouble ensuring their child is receiving the education they deserve-and who wants to encourage their children to continue learning for their entire lives. Parents will be supported with numerous resources to jumpstart their child's education. Learn how children succeed-and how your conscious parenting can help them. Whether homeschooling or just trying to make sure you support your child's education in your home, ensuring that kids reach their potential is crucial....read more

  • Luke Cuddy (editor)

    Considered a sign of the 'coming of age' of video games as an artistic medium, the award-winning BioShock franchise covers vast philosophical ground. BioShock and Philosophy: Irrational Game, Rational Book presents expert reflections by philosophers (and BioShock connoisseurs) on this critically acclaimed and immersive fan-favorite. - Reveals the philosophical questions raised through the artistic complexity, compelling characters, and absorbing plots of this ground-breaking first-person shooter (FPS) - Explores what BioShock teaches the gamer about gaming, and the aesthetics of video game storytelling - Addresses a wide array of topics including Marxism, propaganda, human enhancement...read more