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A Dream About Lightning Bugs

Author : Ben Folds
ISBN : 9781471188060
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Ben Folds is an internationally celebrated musician, singer-songwriter and former front man of the alternative rock band, Ben Folds Five, beloved for songs such as ‘Brick’, ‘You Don’t Know Me’, ‘Rockin’ the Suburbs’ and ‘The Luckiest’. In A Dream About Lightning Bugs Folds looks back at his life so far in a charming, funny and wise chronicle of his artistic coming of age, infused with the wry observations of a natural storyteller. He opens up about finding his voice as a musician, becoming a rock anti-hero, and hauling a baby grand piano on and off stage for every performance. From growing up in working class North Carolina childhood amid the race and class tensions that shaped his early songwriting to painful life lessons he learned the hard way, he also ruminates on music in the digital age, the absurdity of life on the road, and the challenges of sustaining a multi-decade, multi-faceted career in the music business. A Dream About Lightning Bugs embodies what Folds has been singing about for years: Smile like you’ve got nothing to prove, because it hurts to grow up, and life flies by in seconds

The Lightning Bug

Author : Calvin Johnson-Rowe
ISBN : 9781608445394
Genre : Fiction
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The Lightning Bug is a work of Science fiction. It is the first book in a series and introduces American teenager Matt Johnson. Matt and his friends discover a warning message hidden in the behavior of lightning bugs. The message leads to the discovery of secrets that run counter to accepted scientific and religious beliefs. Solving the mystery requires the teens overcome racial and political turmoil. The teens must find a way to save the world; but who will save them?

Fireflies Glow Worms And Lightning Bugs

Author : Lynn Frierson Faust
ISBN : 9780820348728
Genre : Nature
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This is the first comprehensive firefly guide for eastern and central North America ever published. It is written for all those who want to know more about the amazing world of lightning bugs and learn the secrets hidden in the flash patterns of the 75+ species found in the eastern and central U.S. and Canada. As an independent researcher working with numerous university teams, naturalist Lynn Frierson Faust, “The Lightning Bug Lady,” has spent decades tracking the behavior and researching the habitats of these fascinating creatures. Based on her twenty-five years of field work, this book is intended to increase understanding and appreciation of bioluminescent insects while igniting enthusiasm in a fun and informative way. Species accounts are coupled with historical background and literary epigraphs to engage and draw readers young and old into the world of these tiny sparklers. A chart documenting the flash patterns of the various species will aid in identification. Clear photos illustrate the insects’ distinguishing physical characteristics, while habitats, seasonality, and common names are provided in clear, easy-to-understand yet scientifically accurate language. The guide will be welcomed by everyone who wants to learn more about fireflies' and glow-worms' unique traits and about their fragile niche in the ecosystem. FEATURES Over 600 color photographsDetailed accounts and anatomical diagrams of 75+ species, as well as aids in distinguishing between similar speciesA first-of-its-kind flash-pattern chart that folds out on heavy-weight paper • Extensive scientific details written in an understandable and engaging wayColorful, common names—Twilight Bush Baby, Shadow Ghosts, and Snappy Syncs, and more—for easy species identification based on flash patternsTips on ideal sites and times of year for firefly watchingConservation-oriented approach

Mabel S Eyes

Author : Bonny Layton
ISBN : 9781644582480
Genre : Fiction
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Life was a fragile thing. Mabel learned it when her father died at a young age and her mother was strangled by a drunken suitor in search of "optimal" satisfaction. But Mabel was a quiet young woman who shared in all the typical young woman dreams of romance and home and family. So she left what she knew to search for what she wanted. She took refuge in her best friend's family and, over time, became an integral part of their life, living several years with them. But trouble and calamity came to the Temple household, and Mabel's best friend lost her life while saving her daughter and Mabel from a homicidal maniac. A short time later, Mabel found herself alone again but well-funded. So she traveled to Springfield, Missouri, and soon became wealthy and successful in her new life. Yet Mabel never forgot her friend's sacrifice, and so she returned to that little Indiana town to pay respect to her best friend's great love. And Mabel's life was forever changed: the ripple effect of that encounter would be felt for many generations to come. God's great grace and mercy triumph over all. This book will bring the reader to tears at the brokenness of mankind but will inspire worship and rejoicing at the grace and mercy of a loving heavenly Father. And it will confirm, once again, that there is no depth of corruption or degradation that God cannot turn into blessing.

Chicken Foots Stew

Author : Michael D. Hunt
ISBN : 0595260195
Genre : Fiction
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Chicken Foots Stew is centered around the life and times of quadrupled-divorced Michael Devin Hughes. The stories are Hughes' observations on family, life, and love, though not necessarily in that order. Fast-paced and genuinely funny, Chicken Foots Stew provides entertaining family reading. Among the short stories included in Chicken Foots Stew are the following: "Birthday Parties"—as Hughes and his son Malcolm attend the ultimate children's birthday party, Hughes attempts to go one better, but he is out of his league as he finds out; "Hotels"—Hughes prepares the perfect weekend for daughter Millicent only to discover that his choice of hotels does not meet his daughter's exacting standards; and "My Ex-Wife and Plants"—Hughes' first wife Marcia discovers she has been banned from buying plants at all area nurseries. Hughes adds to her misery, by playing a practical joke that backfires tremendously.

Successful Aging

Author : Daniel J. Levitin
ISBN : 9781524744199
Genre : Psychology
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INSTANT TOP 10 BESTSELLER *New York Times *USAToday *Washington Post *LA Times "Debunks the idea that aging inevitably brings infirmity and unhappiness and instead offers a trove of practical, evidence-based guidance for living longer and better." —Daniel H. Pink, author of When and Drive SUCCESSFUL AGING delivers powerful insights: • Debunking the myth that memory always declines with age • Confirming that "health span"—not "life span"—is what matters • Proving that sixty-plus years is a unique and newly recognized developmental stage • Recommending that people look forward to joy, as reminiscing doesn't promote health Levitin looks at the science behind what we all can learn from those who age joyously, as well as how to adapt our culture to take full advantage of older people's wisdom and experience. Throughout his exploration of what aging really means, using research from developmental neuroscience and the psychology of individual differences, Levitin reveals resilience strategies and practical, cognitive enhancing tricks everyone should do as they age. Successful Aging inspires a powerful new approach to how readers think about our final decades, and it will revolutionize the way we plan for old age as individuals, family members, and citizens within a society where the average life expectancy continues to rise.

Wildflower Season

Author : Michelle Major
ISBN : 9780369703576
Genre : Fiction
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She always followed the path of least resistance…until it leads her to a small town where she can follow her dreams. When Emma Cantrell’s marriage imploded, she learned a fast and painful lesson about trusting her heart. Then, on a visit to Magnolia, North Carolina, to see her brother, an elegant, if dilapidated, mansion for sale presents the opportunity to start over. Risking everything on her dream of opening the Wildflower Inn, Emma buys the house…just as the storm of the century hits, severely damaging the structure. But a chance meeting with Holly, a bride-to-be in desperate need of a new venue, gives her hope…and the name of a contractor who’ll work fast and cheap, allowing Emma to repair the inn in time to host the wedding and save her investment. A furniture builder who hasn’t picked up a tool in the five years since his wife died, Cameron Mitchell has no intention of agreeing to help this beautiful—and, he’d guess, entitled—woman insisting that he fix her inn. Until he learns that Emma was sent by Holly, the little sister of his late wife. Grudgingly, Cameron agrees to do the work, with one condition: that he be left completely alone. But the more time they spend together, the more Emma touches a part of his heart he was sure died long ago, forcing him to try making peace with his past. The Carolina Girls

The Fireflies Of Estill County

Author : Kim E. Wilson
ISBN : 9781954779426
Genre : Fiction
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A vow made on one night of unspeakable horror binds four women decades later as they become the targets of justice—or revenge. Bertie Dunnigan, a seasoned criminal defense attorney in Louisville, Kentucky, receives an anonymous email with the subject heading “Fireflies.” She knows even before opening it that the worst night of her life has come back to haunt her. It was 1975 in Estill County, Kentucky, when Bertie and three of her closest friends set out on a sweltering July night for a little excitement and spirited fun. What began as an evening of teenage laughter and adventure would end with terror, forever changing the course of their lives. Read on in The Fireflies of Estill County to learn more about the night that transformed Bertie’s life.

Winter Meditations

Author : Jean Elizabeth Ward
ISBN : 9781435732988
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Winter Poetry and Prose, Old and New, by Various Authors, Kimo Poetry, Nanni Poetry, and several Zen Poems by Jean Elizabeth Ward, Poet Laureate. Winter Poetry, Prose, Old and New, by Various Authors, Seabrook, Texas, Kemah, Texas, Galveston Bay. English Poets, Scottish Poets, American Poets, Canadian Poets, Japanese Poets, Chinese Poets, all about Winter, Thanksgiving, or Christmas, including the original Peach Blossom Shangri-la by Tao Yuanming in Chinese and English, combined together to become a delight for the soul. Fourth in a series of Meditations.

Start Your Own Bed And Breakfast

Author : Entrepreneur Press
ISBN : 9781613080535
Genre : Business & Economics
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Do you dream of escaping the rat race by becoming the proprietor of your own bed and breakfast inn? The lure of leaving the 9-to5 grind behind to live, work and play in a beautiful home nestled in a resort setting is a powerful one.When you can spend your days puttering about in the kitchen or garden, meeting new people, entertaining guests in a lavish and enviable setting, and collect and income while you’re at it, who wouldn’t leap at the chance? This guide, based on the experiences of scores of successful B&B operators, will tell you everything you need to know to make that dream a reality in an industry that has experienced 15% growth over the last five years. We give you the nitty-gritty, hands-on tasks, tips and tricks to successful B&B innkeeping. Secrets such as: • Finding the right location • Buying property • Licensing • Setting pricing policies • Promoting the business • Hiring good people • Using the internet for marketing Whether you have a spare bedroom or are looking for a small inn, this guide can help you earn a comfortable income by welcoming a steady stream of new friends into your home.

Divine Journey Of A Lightworker

Author : Sai Veena
Genre : Religion
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More and more spiritual writers, lightworkers, healers are born on earth to bring about the spiritual revolution into the lives of people. This book will tell you about my journey as a lightworker and how Masters and Saints have moulded me into a better person. I have grown up learning about the greatness of Mahavathar Babaji, Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, Sai Baba of Shirdi, Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba. I believe that the last incarnation of the Lord has been in the form of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba and I am still learning more about Him each day of my life. As I am still a seeker, I am growing and enjoying every part of my spiritual journey until to this very moment.

Tree Of Dreams

Author : Laura Resau
ISBN : 9780545800907
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A beating heart. A talking tree. The rain forest. Love. Mysticism. Harvest. And above all, chocolate.

Firefly Rain

Author : Richard Dansky
ISBN : 9781439163276
Genre : Fiction
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When Jacob left home for a new life, he pretty much forgot all about Maryfield, North Carolina. But Maryfield never forgot him. Or forgave him. After a failed business venture in Boston, Jacob Logan comes back to the small Southern town of his childhood and takes up residence in the isolated house he grew up in. Here, the air is still. The nights are black. And his parents are buried close by. It should feel like home—but something is terribly wrong. Jacob loses all his belongings in a highway accident. His car is stolen from his driveway, yet he never hears a sound. The townspeople seem guarded and suspicious. And Carl, the property caretaker with so many secrets, is unnervingly accommodating. Then there are the fireflies that light the night skies . . . and die as they come near Jacob’s home. If it weren’t for the creaking sounds after dark, or the feeling that he is being watched, Jacob would feel so alone. He shouldn’t worry. He’s not. And whatever’s with him isn’t going to let him leave home ever again.


Author : Robert Byron
ISBN : 9781635680133
Genre : Fiction
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A group of "enlightened" people gather in a small mid-western town to discuss the coming cataclysm: the capsizing of the earth and the end of life on earth as we presently know it, including specific instructions and training in survival tactics for such a dire event for those that do survive, and suggestions of how life might continue on the "new" earth.

Thoths Reflection

Author : Anthony Deluise
ISBN : 9781387667970
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Into Your Dreams

Author : Janece O Hudson
ISBN : 9781440525032
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
File Size : 59. 29 MB
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Falling. Being chased. Showing up to an important event late—and naked. Chances are you've had these dreams, but what are they trying to tell you? In this one-of-a-kind dream guide, certified hypnotherapist and former psychology professor Dr. Janece O. Hudson helps you figure out what your unique dreams really mean for you. (Unlike typical dream dictionaries where one size fits all!) Part comprehensive guide and part interactive workbook, this book helps you decode the secrets of your subconscious—and teaches you how to use these secrets to improve your life. So pull up your covers, tap into your unique symbology, and shine a spotlight on your dreams!

Belle Brezing

Author : MC Price
ISBN : 9781496932464
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 63. 57 MB
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Somewhere between a paperboy's first cup of chicory coffee and the memories of the Madam who inspired Belle Watling of Gone With the Wind fame, there lies a story of sex, secrets and spiritual redemption. Interweaving portals to the past with the magic of a Spirit Guide called back to his lover's deathbed, Belle Brezing is a haunting love story about a loyal paperboy on a high-stakes mission: To guide his former lover to remember the secret that forged her rise to fame but closed her heart to love. Belle Brezing, the novel, takes a look at the woman who died in virtual isolation in 1940, decades after her business was closed by the Army in 1917. Brezing was a nationally known southern Madam whose obituary appeared on the front of the NY Times as well as Time Magazine. (1863-1940) Belle Brezing was a charismatic woman who brought herself out of poverty and an emotionally and physically painful early childhood. Shedding light on the connections of a wounded past and a life lived in quiet desperation, the award-winning novel Belle Brezing exposes the scandals and secrets of this dynamic woman whose life parallels timely issues in the arena of prostitution and sex trafficking.

Catching Fireflies

Author : Patsy Clairmont
ISBN : 9781418576066
Genre : Religion
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Looking for a little “light” reading with life-changing truth and ticklish humor? This book is for you. Popular author and speaker Patsy Clairmont weaves stories and scripture between lasers, lighthouses, and lamps to illuminate the heart and enliven the spirit. Whether you’re bored with the routine, struggling through a crisis, or just ready for a good word, Patsy meets you there with vulnerability, inspiration, and an infectious grin. As a daily devotional or weekend read, Catching Fireflies will light up your day even as it brightens your smile.

Singin The Straightjacket Blues

Author : Andrew S. Bailey
ISBN : 9781664168558
Genre : Poetry
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This book is a collection of poems compiled over the past few years. It is like a collage of emotions mingled together.

A Trail Of Crumbs

Author : Susie Finkbeiner
ISBN : 9780825444463
Genre : Fiction
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