Infinite Possibilities (10th Anniversary)

Infinite Possibilities (10th Anniversary)
Author: Mike Dooley
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2009-09-08
ISBN 10: 1439121478
ISBN 13: 9781439121474
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Infinite Possibilities (10th Anniversary) Book Review:

Infinite Possibilities is the masterwork from teacher, author, and featured speaker Mike Dooley. As the next step beyond his immensely popular Notes from the Universe trilogy, and his follow up, Choose them Wisely, this book contains even more enriching wisdom for living an abundant, joyous life. Mike Dooley knows that we create our own reality, our own fate, and our own luck. We’re beings filled with infinite possibility—just ready to explore how powerful we truly are. Manifesting the magnificence of our dreams isn’t about hard work, but rather about belief and expectation. These principles transcend belief, realizing the truth about our human nature. Your dreams are not accidental, nor inconsequential. And if someone were tell the truth about life, reality, and the powers we all possessed, would it be recognized? Our lives are full of adventures—and not exactly the sky-diving, mountain-climbing variety—but something better. Readers will laugh, applaud, and be inspired by Mike Dooley’s wit and wisdom.

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Author: Sherman Alexie
Publsiher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2012-01-10
ISBN 10: 0316219304
ISBN 13: 9780316219303
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Book Review:

Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot. Heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, which is based on the author's own experiences, coupled with poignant drawings by Ellen Forney that reflect the character's art, chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one Native American boy as he attempts to break away from the life he was destined to live. With a forward by Markus Zusak, interviews with Sherman Alexie and Ellen Forney, and four-color interior art throughout, this edition is perfect for fans and collectors alike.

The Dream of a Common Language: Poems 1974-1977

The Dream of a Common Language: Poems 1974-1977
Author: Adrienne Rich
Publsiher: W. W. Norton & Company
Total Pages: 96
Release: 2013-04-01
ISBN 10: 0393348075
ISBN 13: 9780393348071
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Dream of a Common Language: Poems 1974-1977 Book Review:

“Certain lines had become like incantations to me, words I’d chanted to myself through sorrow and confusion” —Cheryl Strayed, Wild “The Dream of a Common Language explores the contours of a woman’s heart and mind in language for everybody—language whose plainness, laughter, questions and nobility everyone can respond to. . . . No one is writing better or more needed verse than this.”—Boston Evening Globe

Not Here

Not Here
Author: Hieu Nguyen
Publsiher: Coffee House Press
Total Pages: 73
Release: 2018-04-10
ISBN 10: 1566895197
ISBN 13: 9781566895194
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Not Here Book Review:

Not Here is a flight plan for escape and a map for navigating home; a queer Vietnamese American body in confrontation with whiteness, trauma, family, and nostalgia; and a big beating heart of a book. Nguyen’s poems ache with loneliness and desire and the giddy terrors of allowing yourself to hope for love, and revel in moments of connection achieved.

The Founder's Dilemmas

The Founder's Dilemmas
Author: Noam Wasserman
Publsiher: Princeton University Press
Total Pages: 496
Release: 2013-04-01
ISBN 10: 0691158304
ISBN 13: 9780691158303
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Founder's Dilemmas Book Review:

Often downplayed in the excitement of starting up a new business venture is one of the most important decisions entrepreneurs will face: should they go it alone, or bring in cofounders, hires, and investors to help build the business? More than just financial rewards are at stake. Friendships and relationships can suffer. Bad decisions at the inception of a promising venture lay the foundations for its eventual ruin. The Founder's Dilemmas is the first book to examine the early decisions by entrepreneurs that can make or break a startup and its team. Drawing on a decade of research, Noam Wasserman reveals the common pitfalls founders face and how to avoid them. He looks at whether it is a good idea to cofound with friends or relatives, how and when to split the equity within the founding team, and how to recognize when a successful founder-CEO should exit or be fired. Wasserman explains how to anticipate, avoid, or recover from disastrous mistakes that can splinter a founding team, strip founders of control, and leave founders without a financial payoff for their hard work and innovative ideas. He highlights the need at each step to strike a careful balance between controlling the startup and attracting the best resources to grow it, and demonstrates why the easy short-term choice is often the most perilous in the long term. The Founder's Dilemmas draws on the inside stories of founders like Evan Williams of Twitter and Tim Westergren of Pandora, while mining quantitative data on almost ten thousand founders. People problems are the leading cause of failure in startups. This book offers solutions.

The Feminine Mystique

The Feminine Mystique
Author: Betty Friedan
Publsiher: W. W. Norton & Company
Total Pages: 430
Release: 2001-09-17
ISBN 10: 0393322572
ISBN 13: 9780393322576
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Feminine Mystique Book Review:

Released for the first time in paperback, this landmark social and political volume on feminism is credited with being responsible for raising awareness, liberating both sexes, and triggering major advances in the feminist movement. Reprint.

When I Grow Up

When I Grow Up
Author: Tim Minchin
Publsiher: Scholastic UK
Total Pages: 32
Release: 2017-10-05
ISBN 10: 1407185020
ISBN 13: 9781407185026
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


When I Grow Up Book Review:

This hugely exciting picture book collaboration by internationally celebrated musician-comedian Tim Minchin and award-winning illustrator Steve Antony is a an absolute treat for all ages. Inspired by Tim Minchin's hit song WHEN I GROW UP from MATILDA THE MUSICAL, the book takes a humorous yet moving look at adult life from a child's perspective.

Rocket Boys

Rocket Boys
Author: Homer H. Hickam
Publsiher: Random House Digital, Inc.
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2000
ISBN 10: 0385333218
ISBN 13: 9780385333214
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Rocket Boys Book Review:

The author traces the boyhood enthusiasm for rockets that eventually led to a career at NASA, describing how he built model rockets in the family garage in West Virginia, inspired by the launch of the Soviet satellite Sputnik. Reprint.

When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities

When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities
Author: Chen Chen
Publsiher: BOA Editions, Ltd.
Total Pages: 104
Release: 2017-04-17
ISBN 10: 1942683340
ISBN 13: 9781942683346
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities Book Review:

LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR POETRY WINNER OF THE A. POULIN, JR. POETRY PRIZE A LIBRARY JOURNAL BEST BOOK OF 2017 SELECTION: POETRY & LITERATURE ON NPR BOOKS'S LIST OF "POETRY TO PAY ATTENTION TO: 2017'S BEST VERSE" A PUBLISHERS WEEKLY 2017 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE SELECTION In this ferocious and tender debut, Chen Chen investigates inherited forms of love and family—the strained relationship between a mother and son, the cost of necessary goodbyes—all from Asian American, immigrant, and queer perspectives. Holding all accountable, this collection fully embraces the loss, grief, and abundant joy that come with charting one's own path in identity, life, and love.

The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth

The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth
Author: John C. Maxwell
Publsiher: Center Street
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2012-10-02
ISBN 10: 1455518212
ISBN 13: 9781455518210
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth Book Review:

Are there tried and true principles that are always certain to help a person grow? John Maxwell says the answer is yes. He has been passionate about personal development for over fifty years, and for the first time, he teaches everything he has gleaned about what it takes to reach our potential. In the way that only he can communicate, John teaches . . . The Law of the Mirror: You Must See Value in Yourself to Add Value to Yourself The Law of Awareness: You Must Know Yourself to Grow Yourself The Law of Modeling: It's Hard to Improve When You Have No One But Yourself to Follow The Law of the Rubber Band: Growth Stops When You Lose the Tension Between Where You are and Where You Could Be The Law of Contribution: Developing Yourself Enables You to Develop Others This third book in John Maxwell's Laws series (following the 2-million seller The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership and The 17 Indisputable Laws of Teamwork) will help you become a lifelong learner whose potential keeps increasing and never gets "used up."

Isako Isako

Isako Isako
Author: Mia Ayumi Malhotra
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 100
Release: 2018
ISBN 10: 9781938584947
ISBN 13: 1938584945
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Isako Isako Book Review:

Journey through a Japanese American's lineage, detailing war, xenophobia, and racism. These poems ache while creating hope for the future.

Looking for Alaska

Looking for Alaska
Author: Bookbuddy
Publsiher: CreateSpace
Total Pages: 58
Release: 2014-03-23
ISBN 10: 9781497393035
ISBN 13: 1497393035
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Looking for Alaska Book Review:

WARNING: This is not the actual book Looking for Alaska by John Green. Do not buy this reading Sidekick if you are looking for a full copy of this great book.Use this expert sidekick to dissect these themes in Looking for Alaska, while enjoying a detailed analysis of each chapter of the book. If that wasn't enough, we close with potential questions and responses to help you get the conversation started with co-workers, friends, or fellow book club members.This newly discovered gem from the past (2005) has become a must-read, thanks in no small part to the success of Green's 2012 masterpiece: The Fault in Our Stars. As many Green fans have already discovered, our sidekick is the ultimate go-to source for understanding the complexities of John Green's tales of teen angst and tragedy. Looking for Alaska tells the story of Miles Halter, a 16-year-old with a nondescript life who is seeking a "Great Perhaps." In his quest, he finds himself at the Culver Creek Boarding School, where his past life of boredom and safety takes a back seat to adventure and sexual experimentation.His trek to the other side of the tracks takes him only a few steps, as he meets Alaska Young just down the hall at school. She is sexy, funny, and everything else that makes teenage boys drool. She is also a self-destructive sort, headed toward the "After" portion of Looking for Alaska, where everything comes crashing down. As our sidekick details, the themes of life and death weave their way through the novel, drawing the characters closer together while preparing them for something that will rip them apart.

Inside Ball Lightning

Inside Ball Lightning
Author: Rainie Oet
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 108
Release: 2020
ISBN 10: 9781732039957
ISBN 13: 173203995X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Inside Ball Lightning Book Review:

Inside Ball Lightning is a book-length memoir in verse follows the growing distance between poet, Rainie Oet, and their brother Mark over the course of several years around the time of their grandmother's death. It traces a childhood full of competitive chess, Gameboys, ghosts, ESP, and ball lightning. Here, parents' childhoods merge with the poet's in a book that looks back across generations, and looks forward into the continuing implications of the family's immigration experience. Through its masterful craft and stunning attention to detail, Inside Ball Lightning attempts to reconcile terror and love, nostalgia and pain.

Crawlspace

Crawlspace
Author: Nikki Wallschlaeger
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 82
Release: 2017-03-15
ISBN 10: 9780996586856
ISBN 13: 0996586857
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Crawlspace Book Review:

This second collection by Nikki Wallschlaeger contains sonnets and sonnet sequences, incorporating allusions to foremothers Wanda Coleman, Lucille Clifton & Bernadette Mayer, among others. Whereas her first volume of poetry, Houses, explored lived-in space, Crawlspace goes deeper, under, beyond.

From Blossoms

From Blossoms
Author: Li-Young Lee
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 127
Release: 2007
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105124053286
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


From Blossoms Book Review:

Li-Young Lee is a leading American poet, born in Indonesia, whose poetry fuses memory, family, culture and history to explore love, exile, family and mortality. This selection, drawn from three collections and a memoir, shows Lee searching for understanding and for the right language to give form to what is invisible and evanescent.

How to Wash a Heart

How to Wash a Heart
Author: Bhanu Kapil
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 64
Release: 2020-03-26
ISBN 10: 9781789621686
ISBN 13: 1789621682
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


How to Wash a Heart Book Review:

Bhanu Kapil's extraordinary and original work been published in the U.S. over the last two decades to create what she calls in Ban en Banlieue (2015) a 'Literature that is not made from literature.' During that time Kapil has established herself as one of our most important and ethical writers, whose books often defy categorisation, as she fearlessly engages with colonialism and its ongoing and devastating aftermath. Always at the centre of her books and performances are the experiences of the body, and, whether she is exploring racism, violence, the experiences of diaspora communities in India, England or America, what emerges is a heart-stopping, life-affirming way of telling the near impossible-to-be-told. How To Wash A Heart, Kapil's first full-length collection published in the U.K., depicts the complex relations that emerge between an immigrant guest and a citizen host. Drawn from a first performance at the ICA in London in 2019, and using poetry as a mode of interrogation that is both rigorous, compassionate, surreal, comic, painful and tender, by turn, Kapil begins to ask difficult and urgent questions about the limits of inclusion, hospitality and care.

Rest

Rest
Author: Margaree Little
Publsiher: Stahlecker Selections
Total Pages: 86
Release: 2018
ISBN 10: 9781945588105
ISBN 13: 1945588101
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Rest Book Review:

A debut collection unfolding from the discovery of one man's body in the desert along the U.S./ Mexico border

Set to Music a Wildfire

Set to Music a Wildfire
Author: Ruth Awad
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 84
Release: 2018-11-10
ISBN 10: 9781930508453
ISBN 13: 193050845X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Set to Music a Wildfire Book Review:

Poetry. Middle Eastern Studies. Winner of the 2016 Michael Waters Poetry Prize. In Lebanon during the civil war, a teenage boy and his family witness leveled cities, displaced civilians, the aftermath of massacres. Resources are scarce and uncertainty is everywhere. What does it mean to survive? To leave behind a home torn apart by war? To carry the burden of what you've seen across an ocean? These poems follow a man in search of security as he leaves his country for America, falls in love, and becomes a single father to three daughters. Through the perspective of one man, his family, and even his country, SET TO MUSIC A WILDFIRE explores the violence of living, the guilt of surviving, the loneliness of faith, and the impossible task of belonging.

Gender

Gender
Author: Renee C. Hoogland
Publsiher: MacMillan
Total Pages: 450
Release: 2016-07-26
ISBN 10: 9780028663180
ISBN 13: 0028663187
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Gender Book Review:

The Macmillan Interdisciplinary Handbooks: Gender series serves undergraduate college students who have had little or no exposure to Gender Studies, as well as the curious lay reader. Following the Primer, which introduces the field of study, as well as the topics of the remaining 9 volumes plus a selection of subjects that will not receive full volume treatment (e.g., new media, music, disability), each handbook ushers the reader into a subfield of Gender Studies (see the list of titles, below) and explores twenty to thirty topics in that subfield. Every chapter in each volume, all newly commissioned studies prepared by academic experts, offers an annotated bibliography/research guide to encourage students to explore the topics further, using vehicles such as film or the arts to facilitate understanding of issues at the heart of the discipline, for example, fashion, health, masculinities. Each chapter ends with a summary of the concepts discussed. Each volume is edited by an academic subject specialist.

The Book Thief

The Book Thief
Author: Markus Zusak
Publsiher: Random House
Total Pages: 592
Release: 2016-04-21
ISBN 10: 1784162124
ISBN 13: 9781784162122
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Book Thief Book Review:

The 10th-anniversary edition of the No. 1 international bestseller and modern classic beloved by millions of readers HERE IS A SMALL FACT - YOU ARE GOING TO DIE 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier. Liesel, a nine-year-old girl, is living with a foster family on Himmel Street. Her parents have been taken away to a concentration camp. Liesel steals books. This is her story and the story of the inhabitants of her street when the bombs begin to fall. SOME IMPORTANT INFORMATION - THIS NOVEL IS NARRATED BY DEATH The 10th-anniversary edition features pages of bonus content, including marked-up manuscript pages, original sketches, and pages from the author's writing notebook.