Blue Water Women is a book for those who yearn for adventure and are dreaming of crossing oceans, cruising the world, or making a career at sea, but are aware they need to learn more before they set sail. This book gives the novice passage-maker a reliable foundation for starting a life at sea based on the shared experiences and frank advice of forty blue water-sailing women interviewed from around the globe, from novice to professional. This book will allow you to confidently set sail on your voyage of a lifetime. The author herself is an experienced sailor who has written articles for sailing magazines worldwide. She learned to sail in her late fifties and is still sailing full time fifteen years later.
Homicide for the Holidays will bring the thrill of mystery to your Christmas season with 12 well-crafted short holiday-themed stories. You will get your pick of cozy mysteries and hardboiled police stories. Holiday curiosity will have you reading the present-day crimes and futuristic drama found in this collection. You will also enjoy an intriguing story-telling and crisp, sharp writing that will thrill and charm even the most humbug of readers.
In All About Julia Morgan, early readers will find out information and fun facts about this remarkable hidden figure. Julia Morgan was born into a world that doubted the ability of women. Because her mother and grandmother taught her not to listen that is exactly what she did and not listen. She believed in her abilities. Not only did she graduate college as the only woman in her class getting a degree in civil engineering, she went on to attend Beaux-Arts in Paris. As the best architecture school in the world, many were surprised when she passed the entrance exams, and even more so when she finished the five-year program in three years!
In All About Helen Keller, early readers will learn fascinating facts about this remarkable woman. Helen Keller was not always deaf and blind. She was born a healthy baby girl, but after a serious infection as a toddler, she lost both her hearing and sight. Doctors told her parents that she would never make anything of herself in a hearing and seeing world. Determined, her parents ignored the doctors and enrolled their daughter in Perkins School for the Blind, where she met her life-long companion Anne Sullivan.
In Yankee Legends: Pivotal Moments, Players, & Personalities the entire history of the franchise is covered in highlights both little known and world famous. As Cooperstown eagerly awaited the back-to-back inductions of fan favorites Mariano Rivera and Derek Jeter, longtime Hall of Fame voter and award-winning journalist Mark Newman took an accompanying and unique look into the proud history of the most successful sports franchise in the world. Yankee Legends is a Hall-centric approach to the Bronx Bombers featuring 50 new essays and many more tidbits, with special emphasis on all the pivotal points in pinstripe past.
In A Team Makes a Miracle: Doug Pederson and the Philadelphia Eagles’ Journey to the Super Bowl, author Turron Davenport, looks at the path Doug Pederson, and the franchise as a whole, took during their incredible rise to Super Bowl Champions! Order now through December 16th to receive in time for Christmas.
You have an idea. It’s the perfect story to tell children and hold their undivided attention. You pull up the computer screen and stare. Here’s where Writing Children’s Books is the perfect book for you.
Far too many prospective children’s authors get stuck on the fundamental (and universal) question of all writers—Where do I start? That’s simply because they’re unsure about the nature of the children’s book market and the skills necessary for literary success. Writing Children’s Books answers the plight of these writers by providing proven strategies and insider information.
In Fighting for Life, you will learn of the life of Jake LaMotta. He was the one-time middleweight champion of the world who competed in more than a hundred professional fights. Forced as a youth to fight for money, LaMotta emerged to make boxing a profession. LaMotta was a wildly popular fighter in his home Bronx, New York. He was nicknamed the Bronx Bull for the heart he showed in the ring and his ability to go toe-to-toe with slicker boxers.
We all love cats. Well maybe not all of us, probably about half the population, or a bit less, like maybe a quarter of the population loves cats, maybe not quite that many, but a bunch of people love cats. There’s something about cats that folks who love them find very catty and cute, cute, cute. Cattiness: Some Cats are Jerks is about all of that
Reality television: a loaded phrase if ever there was one. To some, it connotes trash: Snooki, Honey Boo-Boo, the Kardashians. People who are pathetic, immoral and disgusting. To others, it says irresistible entertainment: passion, hilarity, love and obsession. HarshReality takes you on a real-world ride that goes beyond the scenes and meets real people.