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Knowing Your Value (Revised)

By Mika Brzezinski
Authors:
Mika Brzezinski
A revised and expanded edition of Mika Brzezinski's Knowing Your Value-her bestselling self-help title about women and negotiating, featuring interviews and advice from the likes of Sheryl Sandberg, Elizabeth Warren and many others-now with updated statistics, fresh interviews, and powerful new material about knowing your value in both professional and personal relationships.Why are women so often overlooked and underpaid? In her bestselling 2011 manifesto Knowing Your Value--now updated and expanded with all-new material--Mika takes an in-depth look at how women can achieve their deserved recognition and financial worth.Prompted by her own experience as co-host of Morning Joe, Mika interviews a wide range of women on their experiences moving up in their fields. Mika shares the surprising stories of power players such as presidential adviser Valerie Jarrett, comedian Susie Essman, writer and director Nora Ephron, Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg, television personality Joy Behar, and many more. She also gets honest answers from the likes of Donny Deutsch, Jack Welch, and other thought leaders about why women are paid less, and what pitfalls women face-and play into. In the new 2018 edition, Mika updates the book throughout with current statistics about women's compensation rates and leadership roles; she adds new interviews with high-profile business leaders; and adds an entirely new chapter about "knowing your value" in personal relationships, in which she will discuss for the first time her recent divorce. Knowing Your Value blends personal stories with the latest cutting-edge research on why many women don't negotiate their compensation, why negotiating aggressively usually backfires, the real reasons why the gender wage gap persists, and what can be done about it. Written in Mika's brutally honest, funny, and self-deprecating style, Know Your Value is a vital book for professional women of all ages.
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The Kindness Cure

By Tara Cousineau
Authors:
Tara Cousineau
It's time for a kindness revolution. In The Kindness Cure, psychologist Tara Cousineau draws on cutting-edge research in psychology and neuroscience to show how simple practices of kindness-for ourselves, for others, and for our world-can dissolve our feelings of fear and indifference, and open us up to a life of profound happiness. Compassion for ourselves and others is our birthright as humans-hardwired into our DNA and essential to our happiness. But in our fast-paced, technical savvy and hyper competitive world, it may come as no surprise that rates of narcissism have risen, while empathy levels have declined. We now find ourselves in a "cool to be cruel" culture where it's easy to feel disillusioned and dejected in our hearts, homes, and communities. So, how can we reverse this malady of meanness and make kindness and compassion an imperative? The Kindness Cure draws on the latest social and scientific research to reveal how the seemingly "soft skills" of kindness, cooperation, and generosity are fundamental to our survival as a species. In fact, it's our prosocial abilities that put us at the head of the line. Blended with moving case studies and clinical anecdotes, Cousineau offers practical ways to rekindle kindness from the inside out. We are wired to care. The very existence of our human species evolved because of an intricate physiology built for empathy, compassion, and cooperation. Yet we have an epidemic of loneliness, indifference, and cruelty, and we see these destructive trends on a daily basis in our families, schools, neighborhoods, and workplaces. This important book teaches effective skills in compassion, mindfulness, and social and emotional learning, and reveals successful social policy initiatives in empathy taking place that inform everything from family life to education to the workplace.Kindness has the exponential power to renew relationships and transform how we think, feel, and behave in the world. Will you be a part of the revolution?

K-ON! High School

As the second school term begins, so do preparations for the upcoming school festival! The Pop Music Club starts working on some fresh lyrics as they tune up their act for their live show. But the third-year girls find themselves practicing for a performance of another kind when Ritsu and Mio are selected to play the lead roles in their class production of Romeo and Juliet! With the rest of the girls tied up in play rehearsal, Azusa spends her afternoons alone in the clubroom...Will the show be ready to go on?!

K-On! College

By kakifly
Authors:
kakifly
Yui, Mio, Ritsu, and Tsumugi have all wound up in the same dorm as they embark on their college adventures! It will take some time for the girls to get used to life away from their families and adjust to the pace of college life, but there's one aspect of their new situation that there's no uncertainty about - joining the pop music club! But they aren't the only high school band making their debut on the college scene. Is Afterschool Tea Time ready to perform alongside the hard-rocking Gang of Girls?!

Kobato, Vol. 6

By CLAMP
Authors:
CLAMP
Kobato herself has finally awakened to the feelings of love she possesses for Fujimoto. And she's more determined than ever to go to any lengths to heal his heart, even if it menas breaking her own.But inside of Kobato, yet another self - that of lorogi's angel - beings to open her eyes as well. As their worlds colide and the deadline for her wish comes due, will Kobato actually be able to get what she longs for witout the magic bottle? And where will that wish ultimately leave her friends from both the human world and the other world?

Kitty & Dino

By Sara Richard
Authors:
Sara Richard
When a little boy brings home a dinosaur egg, the cat of the house isn't too keen on the tiny creature that pops out. But after a few weeks of showing the new baby the ropes, a bond forms between kitty and dino that transcends species. Featuring stunning and fluid line work from artist Sara Richard, Kitty & Dino will win the hearts of mothers and their children everywhere.

K-On!: Vol 4

By kakifly
Authors:
kakifly
As the second school term begins, so do preparations for the upcoming school festival!The Pop Music Club starts working on some fresh lyrics as they tune up their act for their live show. But the third-year girls find themselves practicing for a performance of anothger kind when Ritsu and Mio are selected to play the lead roles in their class production of Romeo and Juliet! With the rest of the girls tied up in play rehearsal, Azusa spends her afternoons alone in the clubroom... Will the show be ready to go on?!

Kobato, Vol 5

By CLAMP
Authors:
CLAMP
As the seeds of love begin to bloom in Kobato's heart, her attentions are diverted from giving solace to strangers and filling up her magic bottle to finally earn her mysterious wish! Now it seems all Kobato has eyes for is the dour Fujimoto-kun and putting a smile on his face. With this turn of events, Kobato is fighting to save Yomogi Kindergarten more than ever, at the expense of her magic bottle. But as time runs out for her quest, is Kobato unwittingly endangering her wish, her life, and the lives of Ioryogi and his erstwhile allies by choosing to follow her heart?

K-On!: Vol 3

By kakifly
Authors:
kakifly
As dawn breaks on a new year, Azusa decides it's time for the girls of the Pop Music Club to crack down and get serious! Time to schedule their next show!But even though Afterschool Tea Time is starting to sound like a real band, Mio's stage fright is going to make live performances tricky. What better way to cure shyness than with a part-time job?! At a maid café?!

Kobato, Vol 4

By CLAMP
Authors:
CLAMP
Meet Kobato Hanato, a sweet and rather simple young girl on a quest to have her single, dearest wish granted. But first she must learn the ways of the world from Ioryogi-san, a gruff blue dog whose bark is just as bad as his bite! Under his 'tutelage' (read: constant verbal abuse), Kobato puts her efforts into passing various trials of common sense so that she may obtain the key to getting her wish - a magic bottle which must be filled with the suffering of wounded hearts that Kobato herself has healed. But with Kobato's commonsense sorely lacking, she keeps flunking Ioryogi-san's trials left and right! It looks like the road that lies ahead of Kobato will be a long one indeed!

K-On!: Vol 2

By kakifly
Authors:
kakifly
It's been almost a year since the girls of the pop-music club started jamming together, but the start of the new year is no time to look back on their journey - it's time to recruit new members! Despite their inexperience, the girls' passionate performance at the entrance ceremony impresses first-year Azuka, a budding guitar player who can't wait to join. But she didn't expect there to be so much tea-drinking in the pop-music club. Or...When do they get around to making music?!

K-On!, Vol. 1

By kakifly
Authors:
kakifly
In an effort to save their high school's memberless pop music club, four high school girls sign up for the after-school jam session. They may have rescued the club, but it's going to take some work for them to crank out any music. Yui Hirasawa loves pop, but she's never played and instrument or read music before. With the help of the other club members, Yui learns everything she needs to know to become and excellent lead guitar player. But the real test of her rock star potential is yet to come. What will her fellow students say when the pop music club performs at the school festival?!

Kobato, Vol 3

By CLAMP
Authors:
CLAMP
Hanato Kobato is on a mission: she has a wish she wants granted. To do this, she has to mend the wounded hearts of the people she meets on her journey and fill up a magical bottle with the suffering she has relieved. The only catch is, she can't fall in love with any of the people she helps. It seems like that's the least of her problems, though; Kobato has no clue how to mend hearts . . . especially since each person's heart is different. So what's Kobato to do? Well, she has Ioryogi-san, a cute blue dog with a seriously bad attitude, to help (read: nag and critique) her . . . Yikes! Looks like the road to getting her one wish is going to be a long and hard one. Will Kobato get her wish in the end? And just what is it that Kobato wants?

Kobato, Vol 2

By CLAMP
Authors:
CLAMP
Hanato Kobato is on a mission: she has a wish she wants granted. To do this, she has to mend the wounded hearts of the people she meets on her journey and fill up a magical bottle with the suffering she has relieved. The only catch is, she can't fall in love with any of the people she helps. It seems like that's the least of her problems, though; Kobato has no clue how to mend hearts . . . especially since each person's heart is different. So what's Kobato to do? Well, she has Ioryogi-san, a cute blue dog with a seriously bad attitude, to help (read: nag and critique) her . . . Yikes! Looks like the road to getting her one wish is going to be a long and hard one. Will Kobato get her wish in the end? And just what is it that Kobato wants?

Kobato, Vol 1

By CLAMP
Authors:
CLAMP
Hanato Kobato is on a mission: she has a wish she wants granted. To do this, she has to mend the wounded hearts of the people she meets on her journey and fill up a magical bottle with the suffering she has relieved. The only catch is, she can't fall in love with any of the people she helps. It seems like that's the least of her problems, though; Kobato has no clue how to mend hearts . . . especially since each person's heart is different. So what's Kobato to do? Well, she has Ioryogi-san, a cute blue dog with a seriously bad attitude, to help (read: nag and critique) her . . . Yikes! Looks like the road to getting her one wish is going to be a long and hard one. Will Kobato get her wish in the end? And just what is it that Kobato wants?

Kaze No Hana: Vol 3

By Ushio Mizta, Akiyoshi
Authors:
Ushio Mizta, Akiyoshi
The Purification, a pillar replacement ceremony, has begun, but the Mitsurugi Clan loses their spiritual swords to Keiya Mano, a member of the Shichou Group. Upon learning that she holds the key to regain the spiritual swords, Momoka becomes overwhelmed by the pressure and runs away. However, with Shouta's encouragement, she decides to face her enemy and her destiny head-on.

Kieli: Vol 2

By Yukako Kabei, Shiori Teshirogi
Authors:
Yukako Kabei, Shiori Teshirogi
Kieli sees ghosts. It's an odd ability for a 14-year-old girl, and it makes her a bit of an outcast at her boarding school. Her only friend, in fact, is the (semi-) departed spirit of a girl who used to inhabit her room. That is until the two encounter a young man who appears to share Kieli's 'gift'. It doesn't take long to discover, though, Harvey is an altogether different sort of creature - one of the infamous Undying, the reanimated corpse of a dead soldier. Could it be that in this cursed fellow Kieli has finally found a kindred spirit? Throwing in her lot with this strange, soulless man and his possessed radio, she means to find out...

Kaze No Hana, Vol 2

By Akiyoshi Ohta, Ushio Mizta
Authors:
Akiyoshi Ohta, Ushio Mizta
Momoka is unable to draw her sword Suzukaze for reasons unknown and her family remains silent about her past. As she tries to reach into her memory, she falls into Kurohime's trap. Finally drawing her spiritual sword, Momoka learns the truth about the incident that destroyed her family four years ago...

Kaze No Hana: Vol 1

By Ushio Mizta, Akiyoshi Ohta
Authors:
Ushio Mizta, Akiyoshi Ohta
Orphaned four years ago by an accident that took her parents and her memory, 16-year-old Momoka Futami travels to Mitsurugi City upon receiving an invitation from the Mitsurugi House, her father's very powerful relatives who offer to take her in. What awaits her far exceeds her fears and expectations - a spiritual sword, Suzukaze and a tumultuous battle.

Kieli: Vol 1

By Yukako Kabei, Shiori Teshirogi
Authors:
Yukako Kabei, Shiori Teshirogi
Kieli sees ghosts. It's an odd ability for a 14-year-old girl, and it makes her a bit of an outcast at her boarding school. Her only friend, in fact, is the (semi-) departed spirit of a girl who used to inhabit her room. That is until the two encounter a young man who appears to share Kieli's 'gift'. It doesn't take long to discover, though, that Harvey is an altogether different sort of creature - one of the infamous Undying, the reanimated corpse of a dead soldier. Could it be that in this cursed fellow Kieli has finally found a kindred spirit? Throwing in her lot with this strange, soulless man and his possessed radio, she means to find out...