Category: Dying Earth

Getting Through the Night: Finding Your Way After the Loss of a Loved One

Getting Through the Night: Finding Your Way After the Loss of a Loved One

Eugenia Price, one of our most beloved inspirational writers, offers this simply written yet profoundly valuable book for anyone struggling through the loss of a loved one. She writes that the healing process comes first from the knowledge that accepting the loss does not mean we stop missing our loved one. It does mean that…

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Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy

Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy

“Fascinating . . . An admirably lucid, level-headed history of outbreaks of joy from Dionysus to the Grateful Dead.”―Terry Eagleton, The Nation Widely praised as “impressive” (The Washington Post Book World), “ambitious” (The Wall Street Journal), and “alluring” (The Los Angeles Times), Dancing in the Streets explores a human impulse that has been so effectively…

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Dying to Tell (A Slaughter Creek Novel)

Dying to Tell (A Slaughter Creek Novel)

What happened to Sadie Nettleton’s twin sister at the psychiatric hospital all those years ago? Sadie Nettleton fled Slaughter Creek ten years ago, leaving behind the only home she’d ever known—and the only man she ever loved. Unable to cope with her sister’s madness, or the terrible secret she and her sister share, Sadie swore…

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Owls and Other Fantasies: Poems and Essays

Owls and Other Fantasies: Poems and Essays

Within these pages Mary Oliver collects twenty-six of her poems about the birds that have been such an important part of her life-hawks, hummingbirds, and herons; kingfishers, catbirds, and crows; swans, swallows, and, of course, the snowy owl; among a dozen others-including ten poems original to this volume. She adds two beautifully crafted essays, “Owls,”…

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Turnabout

Turnabout

In the year 2000 Melly and Anny Beth had reached the peak of old age and were ready to die. But when offered the chance to be young again by participating in a top-secret experiment called Project Turnabout, they agreed. Miraculously, the experiment worked — Melly and Anny Beth were actually growing younger every year.…

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The Jane Austen Handbook: Proper Life Skills from Regency England

The Jane Austen Handbook: Proper Life Skills from Regency England

Every young lady dreams of a life spent exchanging witty asides with a dashing Mr. Darcy, but how should you let him know your intentions? Seek counsel from this charming guide to Jane Austen’s world. Its step-by-step instructions reveal the practicalities of life in Regency England, including sensible advice on:      •  How to behave at your first…

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