Wednesday, April 30, 2008

May 6, 2008 Book Worm


May 6, 2008


THE COMPLETE IDIOT’S GUIDE TO DETOXING YOUR BODY by Delia Quigley: Guides you through the detox process, with tips on fasting, super-cleansing foods, spa baths, and more. Simple tips to figure out when to detox, effective fasting, super-cleansing foods, reintroduction of foods, and strategies for your overworked organs.

EAT THIS NOT THAT! By David Zinczenko: Provides nutritional facts for thousands of foods from fast-food restaurants to snacks to holiday meals; and suggests healthier alternatives.

THE MIDDLE PLACE by Kelly Corrigan: Kelly Corrigan recounts her battle with breast cancer, which occurred at the same time her father was diagnosed with prostate cancer, and intermixes stories about her childhood and her unique relationship with her father.

JOHN PAUL THE GREAT REMEMBERING A SPIRITUAL FATHER by Peggy Noonan: Chronicles the life of Pope John Paul II, describing the life and times of the religious leader, and providing information on his diplomacy, humility, and holiness.

DECISIVE BATTLES OF THE U.S.A. 1776-1918 by J.F.C. Fuller: Accounts of battles from the Revolutionary War to the Meuse-Argonne.

UPSTREAM AN URBAN BIOGRAPHY OF METROPOLIS OMAHA AND COUNCIL BLUFFS by Lawrence H. Larsen: A comprehensive history of the unique urban region of Omaha-Council Bluffs that ranks 60th among the 370 major metropolitan areas in the United States. An account of how and why a large metropolitan area developed in this spot.

3:16 THE NUMBERS OF HOPE by Max Lucado: Best-selling author Max Lucado leads readers through a word-by-word study of John 3:16, the passage that he calls the "Hope Diamond" of Scripture.

MARVELS OF ENGINEERING: A history of civil engineering that shows the amazing science behind the evolution of buildings, highways, and many structures and innovations that makes life happier and safer.

POSTERIZE IT! SHOOT, ENLARGE, PRINT & SEW by Joe Hesch: Blow up a photo to poster size, print it in sections and sew the sections back together. It's easy to personalize a quilt and get perfect results.

NEBRASKA KITCHENS COOKBOOK FAVORITE RECIPES OF OUR STATE: 134 of our favorite recipes, taste-tested across the state at church suppers, holidays, family reunions, brandings, picnics, or at everyday meals.

MARKING TIME NEBRASKA’S HISTORIC PLACES by Bobbi & Steve Olson: This book is based on historical markers in Nebraska and tells you about things that happened near that spot.

THE AUDACITY OF HOPE by Barack Obama: Senator Barack Obama addresses twenty-first century politics in the United States, commenting on economic insecurities of citizens, race, religion, terrorism, threat of a pandemic, and other related issues.

DREAMS FROM MY FATHER by Barack Obama: Barack Obama tells the story of his life as the son of a black African father and a white American mother, searching for a workable meaning to his life as an African American.

THE BOOKSELLER OF KABUL by Asne Seierstad: Asne Seierstad tells of her experiences while staying with a bookseller named Sultan Khan and his family in Afghanistan just after the fall of the Taliban, describing what it was like for families in the country to adjust to a new way of life and a new government.

1 comment:

Elaine Adair said...

Well, crud, Stephanie - you're doing a lot of work and no one is talking back to you! Well, I'll say Hello, anyway.

What if you put in some photos? We all LOVE photos.