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Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam

Mark Bowden · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 608
Format: Hardcover

Not since his #1 New York Times bestseller Black Hawk Down has Mark Bowden written a book about a battle. His most ambitious work yet, Hue 1968 is the story of the centerpiece of the Tet Offensive and a turning point in the American War in Vietnam. By January 1968, despite an influx of half...
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Cooking Basics For Dummies

Bryan Miller · For Dummies
Pages: 438
Format: Print book

Get started cooking now with Cooking Basics For Dummies, 5th Edition! Are you looking to dig yourself out of microwave dinners and learn the ropes of home cooking? Cooking Basics For Dummies, 5th Edition takes the intimidation out of cooking and helps you start cultivating your culinary...
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The Smithsonian's History of America in 101 Objects

Richard Kurin · Penguin Press HC, The; Book Club Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The Smithsonian Institution is America's largest, most important, and most beloved repository for the objects that define our common heritage. Now Under Secretary for Art, History, and Culture Richard Kurin, aided by a team of top Smithsonian curators and scholars, has assembled a literary...
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College Essay Essentials: A Step-by-Step Guide to Writing a Successful College Admission Essay

Ethan Sawyer · Sourcebooks
Pages: 237
Format: Print book

Writing an amazing college admission essay is easier than you think!So you're a high school senior given the task of writing a 650-word personal statement for your college application. Do you tell the story of your life, or a story from your life? Do you choose a single moment? If so, which...
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Growing Up Social: Raising Relational Kids in a Screen-Driven World

Gary D Chapman · Northfield Pub
Pages: 233
Format: Paperback

Is technology bring­ing your family closer together or driving you farther apart?In this digital age, children are spending more and more time interacting with a screen and less time playing outside, reading a book, or interacting with a parent. While technology can benefit us, it can also...
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The Power of Surrender: Let Go and Energize Your Relationships, Success, and Well-Being

Judith Orloff · Harmony
Pages: 401
Format: Print book

Previously published as The Ecstasy of Surrender.Are you longing for your life to be easier and more fun? Would you like to stop pushing, micromanaging, and forcing things so you can relax? What if you could enjoy what you have instead of always lusting for "more"? What if you could...
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Dancing Through Life: Steps of Courage and Conviction

Candace Cameron Bure · B&H Publishing Group
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Candace Cameron Bure has grown up before our eyes and we've watched as she's balanced life in Hollywood with her faith for many years. But that all reached new heights when she was given the opportunity to join the cast of Dancing With the Stars. Being on the show was one of her dreams...
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Kate Gosselin's Love Is in the Mix: Making Meals into Memories with Family-Friendly Recipes, Tips and Traditions

Kate Gosselin · HCI; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

As the well-known mom to eight growing—and hungry—kids, Kate Gosselin knows her way around the kitchen, bestowing her passion for cooking onto her brood of budding chefs. In Love Is in the Mix, Kate shares the Gosselin family's favorite recipes for every day and entertaining,...
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The Vietnam War: An Intimate History

Geoffrey C Ward · Knopf
Pages: 640
Format: Hardcover

From the award-winning historian and filmmakers of The Civil War, Baseball, The War, The Roosevelts, and others: a vivid, uniquely powerful history of the conflict that tore America apart--the companion volume to the major, multipart PBS film to be aired in September 2017.More than forty...
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Bird Nests: Amazingly Ingenious and Intricate

Stan Tekiela · Adventure Publications
Format: Print book

Nests are among the most amazing dwelling places in the entire animal kingdom. Few creatures craft such brilliant and involved homes as birds do. From holes drilled into trees to intricately woven cups, these magnificent structures are worthy of our admiration. This book is filled with...
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How to Quilt: Techniques and Projects for the Complete Beginner

Rachel Reynolds · GMC Publications
Format: Book

This is the ultimate go-to quilting guide for the complete beginner – no prior knowledge of quilting, or even sewing, is assumed. Ten fully illustrated techniques are included, covering everything a novice needs to know, including skills such as rag quilting, hand-tied wadding, English...
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Dog Tales & Pup Parables 31 Devotions for a Dog Lover's Heart

Janet DeCaster Perrin · Broadstreet Publishing
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

Dogs demonstrate God s unconditional love. No matter what kind of day you have had, your dog welcomes you with a wagging tail and happy eyes. These faithful pets remind us that we are loved. Jesus used simple stories to communicate deep spiritual truths. In "Dog Tales and Pup Parables,...
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A Higher Standard: Leadership Strategies from America's First Female Four-Star General

Ann Dunwoody · Da Capo Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

On June 23, 2008, President George W. Bush nominated Ann Dunwoody as a four-star general in the US Army - the first time a woman had ever achieved that rank. The news generated excitement around the world. Now retired after nearly four decades in the Army, Dunwoody shares what she learned...
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