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The Book Better Than New
The Author Douglas Hiller
The Publisher Lake Publishing Company
Release Date1981-01-01
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
Pages 76
ISBN 0822467313
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: While driving along Sherman Drive, Sally Steele encounters alien creatures who decide to study her and who tell her they can transform her dull and clumsy life

The Book Better Than New
The Author Daniel H. Kiser
The Publisher Outskirts Press
Release Date2014-05-29
Genre Religion
Pages 140
ISBN 9781478730583
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: It would be wonderful if every Christian could maintain the newness and wholesomeness of his or her salvation experience. But the unfortunate reality is Christians do sin. There may be a number of Josephs and Daniels within the ranks of Christendom who succeed in retaining a sterling character from start to finish. Human experience, however, reveals that the greater part of God’s family consists of people like David, Samson, Jonah, Jacob, and Simon Peter; people who, for one reason or another, lose the enthusiasm, spiritual strength, and sensitivity that once characterized their lives. Spiritual battles, temptations, disappointments, and failures take their toll. Harmful indiscretions cause painful bruising to the soul. Prodigal sons and daughters abound. But in spite of self-inflicted wounds there is good news; there is great news. God’s love and compassion abound even more. His desire is not to discard damaged lives. God’s intention is to restore wayward sons and daughters to their proper place in His family. The Father’s plan is to make them “better than new.” This book explores the process by which the “better than new” condition can be realized.

The Book Better Than New
The Author Nicole Curtis
The Publisher Artisan Books
Release Date2016-10-18
Genre Biography & Autobiography
Pages 224
ISBN 9781579657314
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: A New York Times and USA Today Bestseller For the first time, Nicole Curtis, the star of the megahit HGTV and DIY Network show Rehab Addict, reveals her private struggles, her personal victories, and the inspiring lessons we can all learn from them. Nicole Curtis is the tough, soulful, charismatic dynamo who for the past twenty years has worked tirelessly to restore historical houses, often revitalizing neighborhoods in the process. And also, in the process, drawing millions of fans to her television show, Rehab Addict, where they follow each step of the hard work and singular vision that transform the seemingly lost cause of a run-down building into a beautifully restored home. But there is so much more to this self-taught expert and working mom. With hersignature irresistible honesty and energy, Curtis writes about a project that every reader will find compelling: how she rehabbed herself. Better Than New reveals what’s not seen on TV—Curtis’s personal battles and her personal triumphs, her complicated relationships, her life as a single mother, the story of how she got started remodeling houses, and the consuming ins and outs of producing a megahit television show while keeping up with two kids, two rescue dogs, and countless tasks on her home renovation punch lists. Followers of the show will get an inside look at some of her most famous restorations, including the Dollar house, the Minnehaha house, the Campbell Street project, and the Ransom Gillis mansion. Part inspirational memoir and part self-help guide, Better Than New is a journey ineight chapters—each pinned to the story of a house that Curtis has remodeled, each delivering a hard-fought lesson about life—that takes readers to the place we all want to be: home.

The Book Rebuilding a Marriage Better Than New
The Author Cindy Beall
The Publisher Harvest House Publishers
Release Date2016
Genre Religion
Pages 224
ISBN 9780736967112
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: You've made a commitment to see your marriage healed, so now what? Whether your relationship is recovering from an affair, pornography addiction, or just years of coasting, Cindy Beall shares from her redeemed-marriage journey to help you.

The Book Better than new
The Author Albert Jackson
The Publisher Sterling Publishing (NY)
Release Date1983
Genre House & Home
Pages 144
ISBN 0806977302
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Old light better than the pretended new An inquiry into the consistency of a Narrative and testimony adopted May 1 1804 by the General Associate Synod in place of former deeds to be the term of admission into communion with the judicial act and testimony and other public deeds emitted by the Associate Presbytery and Synod and with itself etc
The Author John TURNBULL (Minister in Glasgow.)
The Publisher
Release Date1806
Pages 124
ISBN BL:A0019942111
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Shakespeare Adaptation Psychoanalysis
The Author Matthew Biberman
The Publisher Routledge
Release Date2017-01-12
Genre Drama
Pages 146
ISBN 9781317056256
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: In Shakespeare, Adaptation, Psychoanalysis, Matthew Biberman analyzes early adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays in order to identify and illustrate how both social mores and basic human psychology have changed in Anglo-American culture. Biberman contests the received wisdom that Shakespeare’s characters reflect essentially timeless truths about human nature. To the contrary, he points out that Shakespeare’s characters sometimes act and think in ways that have become either stigmatized or simply outmoded. Through his study of the adaptations, Biberman pinpoints aspects of Shakespeare’s thinking about behavior and psychology that no longer ring true because circumstances have changed so dramatically between his time and the time of the adaptation. He shows how the adaptors’ changes reveal key differences between Shakespeare’s culture and the culture that then supplanted it. These changes, once grasped, reveal retroactively some of the ways in which Shakespeare’s characters do not act and think as we might expect them to act and think. Thus Biberman counters Harold Bloom’s claim that Shakespeare fundamentally invents our sense of the human; rather, he argues, our sense of the human is equally bound up in the many ways that modern culture has come to resist or outright reject the behavior we see in Shakespeare’s plays. Ultimately, our current sense of 'the human' is bound up not with the adoption of Shakespeare’s psychology, perhaps, but its adaption-or, in psychoanalytic terms, its repression and replacement.

The Book Better Than New
The Author Sally Barnes
The Publisher Hillcrest Publishing Group
Release Date2011-03
Genre Health & Fitness
Pages 74
ISBN 9781936401246
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Beauty is indeed possible! Empowering and inspiring, "Better Than New" will help you understand what to expect with several diagrams of test equipment and body changes.

The Book Het Geluk Project
The Author Gretchen Rubin
The Publisher Ambo|Anthos
Release Date2010-03-01
Genre Psychology
ISBN 9789047201601
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Ben jij ook iemand die alle reden heeft om gelukkig te zijn? En heb je desondanks het gevoel dat je eigenlijk nóg gelukkiger zou kunnen zijn? Dan is dit hét boek voor jou. Gretchen Rubin had alles: een man, twee leuke kinderen, een mooi huis en een goede baan, maar toch was ze niet zo gelukkig als ze zou kunnen zijn. Ze concludeert dat de enige die daar iets aan kan veranderen zij zelf is, en besluit zich een jaar lang te wijden aan het vinden van geluk. Iedere maand concentreert ze zich op een ander aspect van haar leven en zo probeert ze stap voor stap een gelukkiger mens te worden. Na 12 maanden hoopt ze antwoord te kunnen geven op de vraag: heb je je geluk in eigen hand ?

The Book Hebrews Jesus Christ Better Than
The Author
The Publisher Torn Veil Publications
Release Date
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Reasons and Persons
The Author Derek Parfit
The Publisher OUP Oxford
Release Date1986-01-23
Genre Philosophy
Pages 560
ISBN 9780191622441
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: This book challenges, with several powerful arguments, some of our deepest beliefs about rationality, morality, and personal identity. The author claims that we have a false view of our own nature; that it is often rational to act against our own best interests; that most of us have moral views that are directly self-defeating; and that, when we consider future generations the conclusions will often be disturbing. He concludes that moral non-religious moral philosophy is a young subject, with a promising but unpredictable future.

The Book Better Than Babylon
The Author Thomas G. Casey
The Publisher Paulist Press
Release Date2012
Genre Religion
Pages 163
ISBN 9780809147700
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: What is Babylon? Babylon is that which blocks our access to the door of possibility, that which impoverishes. Babylon is the part of Western culture that imprisons us with its seductive images of false happiness and fulfillment. Better Than Babylon invites us to break free of our prisons. It urges us to reject the subtle enslavement that blinds us to what's important, the superficial images that prevent us from touching the soul of things. By engaging with key issues in our culture-women, family, education, work, the environment, war and peace, author Thomas Casey calls upon us to break through the door and go beyond our habitual ways of looking at them. This book is an invitation to go beyond Babylon: "Babylon, comfortable as it may be, need not be our lasting prison. The world of possibility is much vaster than we dared imagine. This truth can set us free" (from the Introduction). God has bigger hopes for us than Babylon could ever entertain. Book jacket.

The Book They Know Us Better Than We Know Ourselves
The Author Bridget Brown
The Publisher NYU Press
Release Date2007-08-01
Genre History
Pages 247
ISBN 0814799213
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Since its emergence in the 1960s, belief in alien abduction has saturated popular culture, with the ubiquitous image of the almond-eyed alien appearing on everything from bumper stickers to bars of soap. Drawing on interviews with alleged abductees from the New York area, Bridget Brown suggests a new way for people to think about the alien phenomenon, one that is concerned not with establishing whether aliens actually exist, but with understanding what belief in aliens in America may tell us about our changing understanding of ourselves and our place in the world. They Know Us Better Than We Know Ourselves looks at how the belief in abduction by extraterrestrials is constituted by and through popular discourse and the images provided by print, film, and television. Brown contends that the abduction phenomenon is symptomatic of a period during which people have come to feel increasingly divested of the ability to know what is real or true about themselves and the world in which they live. The alien abduction phenomenon helps us think about how people who feel left out create their own stories and fashion truths that square with their own experience of the world.

The Book Better Than My Dreams
The Author Paula Rinehart
The Publisher Thomas Nelson
Release Date2007-10-14
Genre Religion
Pages 256
ISBN 9781418566616
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: The story of everywoman's emotional and spiritual journey, helping her release stored up false hopes and preconceived notions by replacing them with the wonderful reality God is weaving into her life. Every morning we face the day with a set of expectations about how things will or should be. Author Paula Rinehart says, "The oddest part about our mental images is that we don't know they are there until the video of our lives plays out in a different fashion." Offering a radical shift in perspective, Paula guides readers to a fresh discovery that the story of our lives may look vastly different than what we anticipated-but that it's a good thing. Better Than My Dreams charts a course that enables a woman to jettison her old baggage and to discover that what God is creating might be better than she ever dreamed for herself, where fellowship with Christ, rather than fulfillment of dreams, is the real prize. This deeper awareness, that God knows what He's doing with our lives, allows us to truly let go and enjoy the trip as we learn to live, love, and embrace whatever comes. Better Than My Dreams helps women: face their fear of disappointment deal with life's disturbing interruptions own their own stuff find the freedom to love difficult people

The Book Fantasies of the New Class
The Author Stephen Schryer
The Publisher Columbia University Press
Release Date2011-03-15
Genre Literary Criticism
Pages 288
ISBN 9780231527477
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: America's post–World War II prosperity created a boom in higher education, expanding the number of university-educated readers and making a new literary politics possible. Writers began to direct their work toward the growing professional class, and the American public in turn became more open to literary culture. This relationship imbued fiction with a new social and cultural import, allowing authors to envision themselves as unique cultural educators. It also changed the nature of literary representation: writers came to depict social reality as a tissue of ideas produced by knowledge elites. Linking literary and historical trends, Stephen Schryer underscores the exalted fantasies that arose from postwar American writers' new sense of their cultural mission. Hoping to transform capitalism from within, writers and critics tried to cultivate aesthetically attuned professionals who could disrupt the narrow materialism of the bourgeoisie. Reading Don DeLillo, Marge Piercy, Mary McCarthy, Saul Bellow, Ursula K. Le Guin, Ralph Ellison, and Lionel Trilling, among others, Schryer unravels the postwar idea of American literature as a vehicle for instruction, while highlighting both the promise and flaws inherent in this vision.

The Book Nobody Better Better Than Nobody
The Author Ian Frazier
The Publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Release Date2003-10-01
Genre Literary Collections
Pages 192
ISBN 9781466828773
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Nobody Better, Better Than Nobody is a collection of five extended essays that appeared in The New Yorker from 1978 to 1986. In the tradition of A. J. Liebling and Joseph Mitchell, Frazier raises journalism to high literary art. His vivid stories showcase a strange and wonderful parade of American life, from portraits of Heloise, the syndicated household-hints columnist, and Jim Deren, the urban fly-fisher's guru, to small-town residents in western Kansas preparing to celebrate a historic, mutual massacre, to which they invite the Cheyenne Indians' descendants with the promise of free bowling.

The Book One Year Alone with God
The Author Ava Pennington
The Publisher Revell
Release Date2010-10-01
Genre Religion
Pages 382
ISBN 9780800719517
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: For readers who want to know God more deeply, this one year devotional explores the names and attributes of God.

The Book Nonparametric Statistical Methods
The Author Myles Hollander
The Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Release Date2013-11-25
Genre Mathematics
Pages 848
ISBN 9781118553299
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Praise for the Second Edition “This book should be an essential part of the personallibrary of every practicingstatistician.”—Technometrics Thoroughly revised and updated, the new edition of NonparametricStatistical Methods includes additional modern topics andprocedures, more practical data sets, and new problems fromreal-life situations. The book continues to emphasize theimportance of nonparametric methods as a significant branch ofmodern statistics and equips readers with the conceptual andtechnical skills necessary to select and apply the appropriateprocedures for any given situation. Written by leading statisticians, Nonparametric StatisticalMethods, Third Edition provides readers with crucialnonparametric techniques in a variety of settings, emphasizing theassumptions underlying the methods. The book provides an extensivearray of examples that clearly illustrate how to use nonparametricapproaches for handling one- or two-sample location and dispersionproblems, dichotomous data, and one-way and two-way layoutproblems. In addition, the Third Edition features: The use of the freely available R software to aid incomputation and simulation, including many new R programs writtenexplicitly for this new edition New chapters that address density estimation, wavelets,smoothing, ranked set sampling, and Bayesian nonparametrics Problems that illustrate examples from agricultural science,astronomy, biology, criminology, education, engineering,environmental science, geology, home economics, medicine,oceanography, physics, psychology, sociology, and spacescience Nonparametric Statistical Methods, Third Edition is anexcellent reference for applied statisticians and practitioners whoseek a review of nonparametric methods and their relevantapplications. The book is also an ideal textbook forupper-undergraduate and first-year graduate courses in appliednonparametric statistics.

The Book Better Than Before
The Author Gretchen Rubin
The Publisher Hachette UK
Release Date2015-03-17
Genre Self-Help
Pages 320
ISBN 9781444769029
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: 'A LOT OF US WOULD LIKE A RUBIN IN OUR LIVES' The Times Magazine - 'EXTRAORDINARY' Viv Groskop, The Times Style - 'FASCINATING, PERSUASIVE' Guardian - 'A LIFE-CHANGER' The Pool HABITS ARE THE INVISIBLE ARCHITECTURE OF EVERYDAY LIFE. Most of us have a habit we'd like to change, and there's no shortage of expert advice. But as we all know from tough experience, no magic, one-size-fits-all solution for everything from weight loss to personal organisation exists. In Better Than Before, explores her theory of The Four Tendencies dividing people into four basic groups: Upholder, Obliger, Questioner and Rebel. Gretchen Rubin answers the most perplexing questions about habits with her signature mix of rigorous research and engaging storytelling (and a personality quiz to establish which of the Four Tendencies fits you): - Why do we find it tough to create a habit for something we love to do? - How can we keep our healthy habits when we're surrounded by temptations? - How can we help someone else change a habit? Rubin reveals the true secret to habit change: first, we must know ourselves. When we shape our habits to suit ourselves, we can find success- even if we've failed before. Whether you want to eat more healthfully, stop checking your phone, or finish a project, the invaluable ideas in Better Than Before will start you working on your own habits - even before you've finished the book.

The Book Better Than Good
The Author Zig Ziglar
The Publisher Thomas Nelson
Release Date2007-09-16
Genre Religion
Pages 272
ISBN 9781418573508
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: The Ultimate Challenge: To Be Better Than Good He has spent his life helping other people to realize their dreams and experience maximum success. Now comes Zig Ziglar's high-impact work that calls you to the passion, purpose, and practical tools that can ignite the peak performance you long for. In the real-life stories Zig shares, drawn from nearly fifty years as a world-class motivatinal author, speaker, and businessman, you'll discover how others have risen above fear and failure to embrace the quality of life they were meant to have. Their experiences will teach you how to accomplish more than you ever dreamed possible, even as you learn: the three pillars of the Better Than Good life new discoveries that will motivate you for life how to develop a strategic plan that accomplishes your goals what often keeps good people from reaching the ultimate level of productivity and happiness ways to form better-than-good habits that can take you to new horizons of success . . . and much, much more! Let the master of motivatin help you clear your mind of failure-prone thinking, as together with Zig Ziglar, you redefine success and take hold of your dreams. Let him inspire you to be Better Than Good!