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1 25 Stupid Mistakes Parents Make [Secure eReader]
by Peter Jaksa, Ph.D.
  In 25 Stupid Mistakes Parents Make, author Peter Jaska identifies 25 parenting pitfalls, providing a forum to address essential areas ranging from discipline and sibling rivalry to privacy and critical thinking. (Published: 2002)
Category: Self Improvement

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2 501 Ways to Boost Your Child's Success in School [Secure eReader]
by Robert D. Ramsey
  Doing well in school requires more than good study habits and hard work. In 501 Ways to Boost Your Child's Success in School, experienced educator Robert Ramsey tells parents what pushes teachers' hot buttons and offers lively, school-tested suggestions to help children excel. From making the most of parent-teacher conferences, to meeting the staff, to calling the teacher when special concerns arise, this book offers real-world strategies that empower parents. This engaging and practical book pr... more info>> (Published: 2002)
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3 7 Ways to Live Life to the Max [MultiFormat]
by Dennis Curyer
  Once upon a time, there was a fisherman who never put a lid on his basket of lobsters. When asked was he not afraid of them climbing over the edge and getting away, he said, "Heck no, the moment one makes a bid for freedom all of the others drag him back in?" Do you have lobsters in your life? The lobsters are in the form of parents, children, relatives, friends, work associates, those in authority, etc. who, though well intentioned, will attempt to discourage you from your ambitions. The greate... more info>>

Words: 69190 - Reading Time: 197-276 min.
Category: Self Improvement/Spiritual/Religion
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4 A Conversation with Fear [MultiFormat]
by Mermer Blakeslee
  "We all pack different ideas and feelings into the word fear: fear of the unknown, fear of failure, of losing control, of aging, of falling down, fear of the body reacting and fear of the body not reacting, even the fear of saying the word fear. This book does not attempt to define fear or explain why a frightened person experiences certain physiological responses. It doesn't separate students into categories or classify symptoms. What this book does attempt is to offer you both audacity and co... more info>> (Published: 2010)

Words: 72665 - Reading Time: 207-290 min.
Category: Self Improvement

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5 A Core Curriculum For Creative Writing [MultiFormat]
by Barri Bryan
  This series of lessons is designed to help writers improve their writing by writing. It is predicated on the belief that learning to write well is not about reading, reciting and remembering; it is about comprehension, perception, and recognition. The aim is threefold: to help writers understand the importance of purpose, to perceive writing as a process, and to recognize the underlying principles that govern that process. (Published: 2008) EPIC eBook Award Finalist

Words: 49211 - Reading Time: 140-196 min.
Category: Self Improvement/Education
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6 A Life Worth Living: How To Regain Balance And Simplify Your Daily Life [Secure eReader]
by Odette Pollar
  Is your life in overdrive? Are the times when you feel a sense of satisfaction at the end of each day getting more rare? Are you simply running out of time? You can make simple changes to break the cycle of running frantically just to fall behind. The trick is to make a concerted effort to do less by simplifying and reducing the complexity in your life. A LIFE WORTH LIVING will show you how.
Category: Self Improvement

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7 Age Smart: Discovering the Fountain of Youth at Midlife and Beyond [Secure eReader]
by Jeffrey Rosensweig, Betty Liu
  Americans are embracing an entirely new way of aging: one that's based on staying productive, staying active, and staying young in body and mind. Jeffrey A. Rosensweig and Betty Liu share strategies for bringing together all the elements of a long, happy, fulfilling, connected life. Starting today, you'll learn how to take advantage of the latest sciences of health and longevity... leverage today's most powerful techniques for protecting your financial security ... find or keep the work you love... more info>>
Category: Self Improvement

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8 Anger and Anxiety: Be in Charge of Your Emotions and Control Phobias [MultiFormat]
by Bob Rich, Ph.D.
  We live in a crazy world, so much so that you'd have to be crazy to stay sane! Most people feel frequently overwhelmed by stress. Some of us have the inner resources and the support of other people, and so can cope reasonably well, most of the time. Others among us are not so lucky. For months or even years at a time, people are suffering, at the end of their tether, buckling under the load. There are many people who react with depression, a life-sapping, draining, self-destructive mood that poi... more info>> (Published: 2000)

Words: 30823 - Reading Time: 88-123 min.
Category: Self Improvement
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9 Attitude and Self-Esteem [MultiFormat]
by Teresa King
  What Kind Of Attitude Do You Have? Are You Willing To Take Easy Steps Toward Improving Your Life? Discover The Hidden Things That Stop You From Living Up To Your Potential It''s all about taking control of your attitude and building your self-esteem. Sounds pretty daunting doesn't it? Many people thought so too, until they discovered the principles in Your Attitude--Your Self-Esteem. Learn how little steps can bring you giant leaps forward in how you live, how you think and what you do! It''s a ... more info>>

Words: 29887 - Reading Time: 85-119 min.
Category: Self Improvement/Business
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10 Beyond the Matrix: Daring Conversations with the Brilliant Minds of Our Times [Secure eReader]
by Patricia Cori
  Those concerned with the current eco-crisis most often look only to scientists and politicians for solutions. In this important book, Patricia Cori invites another, overlooked group—perhaps the most important one—to join the discussion. Beyond the Matrix collects some of the most provocative, forward-thinking interviews conducted on Cori's radio show of the same name, bringing together leaders in various fields of alternative thinking to propose new and exciting perspectives on the future of hum... more info>>
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11 Book Promo 101: Learn the Basics of Book Promotion [MultiFormat]
by Nikki Leigh
  This is the first in a series to help authors learn how to promote their published work. The author speaks from long experience in promotional and marketing work. She offers her own expertise and she collected quotes from many of the best people in the business when it comes to getting their books "out there" and getting them noticed by reviewers, the press, and readers' groups. The book explores the mentality and process behind promotional work and discusses a wide variety of ways to promote bo... more info>> (Published: 2007)

Words: 80843 - Reading Time: 230-323 min.
Category: Self Improvement

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12 Broken Promises, Mended Hearts [Secure eReader]
by Joel D. Block
  Even the strongest relationship can be eroded by common, everyday breaches of trust. A small lie about a purchase, a slight exaggeration about a job promotion, a cover-up for a forgotten birthday--each takes a bite out of trust. Over time, intimate confidences are weakened and the foundation of trust begins to crumble. Filled with inspiring case studies from Dr. Joel Block's private practice, Broken Promises, Mended Hearts offers couples an innovative, solution-oriented approach to restoring tr... more info>> (Published: 2002)
Category: Self Improvement/Self Improvement

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13 Building Relationships [Pace Yourself Series] [MultiFormat]
by Richard Pace
  Building Relationships helps you to open up your world. Find out why some of your relationships work while others fail. By imagining the various ins and outs of personal attachments, you will realize you can finally enjoy your life. By reading one lesson a day, for thirty days, you learn to use your natural instincts rather than "tired old habits" in nurturing your relationships along. Each lesson takes you into a world of possibilities where you open your heart to the people you love, respect a... more info>> (Published: 1998)

Words: 23770 - Reading Time: 67-95 min.
Category: Self Improvement/Family/Relationships
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14 Carpe Diem: How to Become a Latin Lover
by Harry Mount
  Have you ever found yourself irritated when a sine qua non or a mea culpa is thrown into the conversation by a particularly annoying person? Or do distant memories of afternoons spent struggling to learn obscure verbs fill you with dread? Never fear! (or as a Latin show-off might say, Nil Desperandum!) In this delightful guided tour of Latin, Harry Mount wipes the dust off those boring primers and breathes life back into the greatest language of them all. Using Latin lovers from Kingsley Amis to... more info>>
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15 Chasing Daylight: How My Forthcoming Death Transformed My Life [Secure eReader]
by Gene O'Kelly
  Must the end of life be the worst part? Can it be made the best?" At 53, Eugene O'Kelly was in the full swing of life. Chairman and CEO of KPMG, one of the largest U.S. accounting firms, he enjoyed a successful career and drew happiness from his wife, children, family, and close friends. He was thinking ahead: the next business trip, the firm's continued success, weekend plans with his wife, his daughter's first day of eighth grade. Then in May 2005, Gene was diagnosed with late-stage brain canc... more info>>
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16 Complete Guide to Writing Science Fiction [MultiFormat]
by Dave A. Law, Darin Park
  The Complete Guide to Writing Science Fiction: Volume One is a comprehensive writer's guide for the amateur to semi-pro writer on the genre of science fiction. The book begins with a warning for new science fiction writers about the pitfalls and clich's that often plague a first science fiction story. It finishes with practical information on how to present, sell and promote a finished novel and what to prepare for once the writer has achieved success. Topics range from alien creation to world b... more info>> (Published: 2007) EPIC eBook Award Winner, ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award Finalist

Words: 142214 - Reading Time: 406-568 min.
Category: Self Improvement/Reference
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17 Courage is a Three Letter Word [Secure eReader]
by Walter Anderson
  Part autobiography, part self-help book, part celebrity profile, part meditation on success and emotional health, Walter Anderson's Courage is a Three Letter Word has been an inspiration to countless people since it was first published in 1986. It begins with a famous interview question directed to John Ehrlichman, a former Nixon aide and disgraced player in the Watergate scandal. With uncommon but characteristic candor, Anderson asks Ehrlichman why he hasn't killed himself. Ehrlichman takes a d... more info>>
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18 Decide and Conquer: Make Winning Decisions to Take Control of Your Life [Secure eReader]
by Stephen P. Robbins
  Decide & Conquer brings together all the practical skills you need to make the best possible decisions every day. This quick, concise book identifies every key obstacle to quality decision-making ... and shows exactly how to overcome them. Discover how your personality impacts your decision-making ... why instincts and experience can lead you astray ... how to simplify complicated decisions without oversimplifying them ... and much more. You'll use these techniques in your relationships, your fi... more info>>
Category: Self Improvement

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19 Defeating Addictions [Pace Yourself Series] [MultiFormat]
by Richard Pace
  Mr. Pace applies the same 30 day matrix that he has used in the other Hard Shell Publications, Growing Self Confidence and Building Relationships. Every day, for thirty days, you will apply your imagination to situations that you would probably never realize you could link together. You will be able to examine why you turn some of your needs into addictive habits. You will begin to face down your craving for substances and activities that place you in a holding pattern. You can start to take con... more info>> (Published: 1998)

Words: 25532 - Reading Time: 72-102 min.
Category: Self Improvement/Health/Fitness
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20 Doing It Write: Putting the Final Polish on Your Manuscript [MultiFormat]
by Marissa St. James
  Unique Book On Manuscript Polishing! If you are someone who has chosen writing as a possible career, or who is considering it, then you need this short but invaluable book! When it comes to writing, there are tons of easy-to-find rules. To do it right, budding authors need to be aware of those lesser known rules that can make or break their work. Grammar, spelling and punctuation are the basics of good writing, just as submission guidelines are the basics of a successful submission. With a touch... more info>>

Words: 6171 - Reading Time: 17-24 min.
Category: Self Improvement/General Nonfiction
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21 Easy Step by Step Guide to Being Positive and Staying Positive [Secure eReader]
by Pauline Rowson
  Having a positive attitude has many benefits not least of which is better health. But the pace of life today is such that we are all subjected to more negative stresses and strains and sometimes feel we can no longer cope. So how do we maintain a positive attitude when the going gets tough? This book will help you examine what creates negativity and provides tips and techniques to convert that negative energy into positive energy. It looks at using the power of the brain and inner dialogue to ch... more info>> (Published: 2004)
Category: Self Improvement/Self Improvement

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22 Easy Step by Step Guide to Giving Confident Presentations [Secure eReader]
by Brian Lomas
  Making a presentation strikes fear into many hearts. It ranks alongside going to the dentist or being put into a cage with a hungry lion or two. Wherever it sits on the fear scale for you this guide is designed to get you through it, if not to the point of actually enjoying it. It is for anyone who needs to give presentations, or who wishes to undertake public speaking in their personal or professional life. It will show you: How to research, prepare and structure a presentation. How to use scri... more info>> (Published: 2004)
Category: Self Improvement/Self Improvement

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23 Eleven Reasons Why Women Cheat [MultiFormat]
by Debra Laino
  Eleven Reasons Why Women Cheat gives the reader an idea of the reasons why women are taking their sexuality into their own hands and openly talking about it. Dr. Debra Laino explores women's most secretive behavior in this enlightening book. (Published: 2010)

Words: 22579 - Reading Time: 64-90 min.
Category: Self Improvement/General Nonfiction

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24 Five Key Skills [MultiFormat]
by Alan Strickland
  The human race is made up of all sorts of people. Some are naturally outgoing and seem to get on well with everyone they meet. Others are quieter, keep themself to themselves and are fairly passive in their social interactions. A few lucky individuals can speak confidently to a hall full of people or in a one to one discussion. Others have trouble in stringing a few words together in a conversation and their worst nightmare would be to stand up and address a large gathering. Some people seem to ... more info>> (Published: 2006)

Words: 29114 - Reading Time: 83-116 min.
Category: Self Improvement
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25 Flying? No Fear!: Conquer Your Fear of Flying [Secure eReader]
by Adrian Akers Douglas, George Georgiou, Ph.D.
  Written by an airline pilot and a clinical psychologist, this combination of practical explanation and self-help techniques is the definitive guide to help nervous passengers overcome their Fear of flying. Lighthearted, unpatronising and informative. Updated and improved edition. (Published: 2004)
Category: Self Improvement/Reference

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