The Little Book of Stoicism by Ben Salzgeber: Where can you find joy? Gain strength? How should we face our fears and struggles? How to deal with the death of a loved one? And what about those recurring depressing thoughts? This compelling guide shows you how to deal more and live up to your best self. A mix of timeless wisdom and empowering advice, The Little Book of Stoicism will point the way to anyone seeking a calm and wise life in a chaotic world
Superbugs by Matt McCarthy: A New York Times bestselling author shares this exhilarating story of cutting-edge science and the race against the clock to find new treatments in the fight against the antibiotic-resistant bacteria known as superbugs.
The First Wave by Alex Kershaw: Beginning in the predawn darkness of June 6, 1944, The First Wave follows the remarkable men who carried out D-Day’s most perilous missions. It is the capstone Alex Kershaw’s remarkable career, built on his close friendships with D-Day survivors and his intimate understanding of the Normandy battlefield.
The Art of the Wasted Day by Patricia Hampl: In an effort to discover the value of daydreaming and leisure, the author sets out on a journey that will take her to the homes of people who famously wasted time daydreaming, but were better for it, including Gregor Mendel.
Dutch Girl by Robert Matzen: Dutch Girl sets the story straight, revealing the Nazi past of Audrey’s Hepburn’s parents and how their daughter dealt with this information. The book examines her career as an acclaimed young ballerina, her involvement with the Dutch Resistance, an active role tending wounded, and dark months in the line of fire as the end drew near for the Nazi regime.
After Life by Alice Johnson: How do you hold on to hope after more than twenty years of imprisonment? In this honest, faith-driven memoir, Alice explains how she held on to hope and gave it to others, from becoming a playwright to mentoring her fellow prisoners. Linking social justice to spiritual faith, she makes a persuasive and poignant argument for justice that transcends tribal politics. Her story is a reminder of the power of redemption and the making second chances count.
The Essential Oils Diet by Eric Zielinski: Soothe inflammation, heal your gut, overcome food cravings, and attain a healthy weight with a two-phase diet program featuring more than 80 recipes powered by essential oils and bioactive-rich foods.
Dragon’s Jaw by Stephen Coonts: For seven years hundreds of young US airmen flew against North Vietnam’s formidable and strategically important bridge, dodging a heavy concentration of anti-aircraft fire and enemy MiG planes. Using after-action reports, official records, and interviews with surviving pilots, as well as untapped Vietnamese sources, Dragon’s Jaw chronicles American efforts to destroy the bridge, strike by bloody strike, putting readers into the cockpits, under fire
Folk Embroidered Felt Birds by Corinne Lapierre: Corinne Lapierre’s beautiful folk embroidered birds are sure to delight everyone! They include a swan, a hen, a goose, a partridge, an owl, a dove, a peacock and a flamingo. Beautifully made in lovely soft colors, the birds are filled with toy stuffing and embellished with beads and folk-style surface embroidery in different-colored threads. These delightful birds make great gifts for all occasions and are quick, easy and fun to make with minimal outlay on materials.