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You Already Know How To Be Great

By Alan Fine, Rebecca R. Merrill
Authors:
Alan Fine, Rebecca R. Merrill
According to Alan Fine, every one of us has the capacity for greatness. So what is it that's stopping us from reaching our true potential? The answer: too much information.Most people who want to get better at hitting golf shots, negotiating with clients, delivering presentations, or any field of endeavour - seek out new information. They read a book, take a class, employ an expert tutor. But as Alan Fine has learned from many years of coaching athletes and businesspeople, this 'outside-in' approach often doesn't produce the results people want. More information becomes a distraction rather than a solution, and high performance remains elusive. Fortunately, there is a better way. Fine has developed and honed a unique 'inside-out' approach to performance improvement which is not about gaining new knowledge, but instead about using the knowledge you already have. Through a simple four-step process, Fine shows how to remove the obstacles that get in the way of applying your existing skills to unlock your natural potential. No matter who you are or what you do, this book will help you get better.
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You Will Be My Friend!

By Peter Brown
Authors:
Peter Brown
Today is the day the exuberant Lucy is going to make a new friend! But she finds it's harder than she had thought--she accidentally ruins the giraffe's breakfast and is much too big for the frogs' pond. Just when she's about to give up, an unexpected friend finds her, and loves her just the way she is.This heartwarming story offers a unique and humor-filled spin on the all-important themes of persistence and friendship.

Yeltsin

By Timothy J. Colton
Authors:
Timothy J. Colton
In this penetrating biography, Timothy J. Colton,one of the English-speaking world's foremost experts on Russia,traces the life and struggles of Russia's first popularly elected president, Boris Yeltsin. Colton vividly narrates the life of a man who rose from agrarian roots to forge a new destiny for Russia and whose attempt at bringing democracy to his countrymen remains one of the great unfinished stories of our time. Yeltsin provides a refreshing portrait of this controversial yet critical leader who buried the Soviet Union and birthed its troubled heir.
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Your Phd Companion

By Nick Green, Stephen Marshall
Authors:
Nick Green, Stephen Marshall
This book guides you through doctoral study from the student's point of view - the challenges, pitfalls, and ups and downs that you're likely to encounter in the course of your PhD. Inside you'll find: - Advice on doing research - Examples of PhD problems and their resolution - Reflections on life as a PhD student - Insights into how the academic system works - Real life cases of famous (and not so famous)PhD students Over and above what your supervisors and university may have to offer, Your PhD Companion will help explain all kinds of things that no one ever seems to tell you - and you don't necessarily know to ask.

You Are My Little Cupcake

By Amy E. Sklansky, Talitha Shipman
Authors:
Amy E. Sklansky
Illustrated by:
Talitha Shipman
Your smile is sweet as frosting.Your snuggle can't be beat.Your kiss is irresistibleAnd makes each day complete.From their sugar-sweet smiles to their scrumptious little toes, babies are as irresistible as frosting-covered cupcakes! Amy Sklansky's delightful rhyming text makes this new board book the perfect read aloud to show little ones just how much they are loved. With artwork from talented new illustrator Talitha Shipman, and featuring a glittering cupcake on the front cover with a corrugated touch-and-feel base, this book is sure to become a favourite with cupcake-loving parents everywhere
  • Yvonne Goes to York

    By M.C. Beaton
    Authors:
    M.C. Beaton
    The sixth book in M.C. Beaton's charming Travelling Matchmaker series. A damsel in distress and a confirmed bachelor - surely a match made in heaven!No coach journey is ever dull with Miss Hannah Pym aboard, and this one proves no exception as she meets the young and beautiful Miss Yvonne Grenier, who is fleeing the Terror in France.Charming but shy, Yvonne becomes quite frightened when a dangerous enemy also boards the stagecoach to York. Luckily Miss Pym is on hand to propose a plan which will save Yvonne - and throw her into the arms of the wealthy and unattached Marquis of Ware! Handsome and tailored to perfection, the marquis's birth and fortune are armour enough to defend Yvonne. Although the girl is of the French bourgeoisie and below him, Miss Pym is a certain that Yvonne's Gallic graces and quick-witted tongue have more than piqued his interest. After all, a maiden in distress is irresistible - even to a confirmed bachelor!'Romance fans are in for a treat' - Booklist'[M. C. Beaton] is the best of the Regency writers' - Kirkus Reviews
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    Your Farm In The City

    By Lisa Taylor, The Gardeners of Seattle Tilth
    Authors:
    Lisa Taylor, The Gardeners of Seattle Tilth
    The most complete book on urban farming, covering everything from growing organic produce and raising chickens, to running a small farm on a city lot or in a suburban backyard.Eating locally and growing one's own food is a rapidly evolving movement in urban settings - Hantz Farms in Detroit has transformed 70 acres of abandoned properties into energy-efficient gardens, and Eagle Street Rooftop Farm, a 6,000-foot vegetable farm in Brooklyn, New York, yields 30 different kinds of produce, while private square-foot farms are cropping up in cities all over the country.Created by Lisa Taylor and the gardeners of Seattle Tilth, Your Farm in the City covers all of the essential information specific to gardening and farming in a city or town.  Clear, easy-to-follow instructions guide and inspire even the most inexperienced urbanite in how to grow and harvest all types of produce, flowers, herbs, and trees, as well as how to raise livestock like chickens, ducks, rabbits, goats, and honeybees.  Important information particular to gardening in a city or town is included, such as planning and maximizing limited space, building healthy soil, managing irrigation, understanding zoning laws, outwitting urban pests, and being a considerate farming neighbor. With 100 two-color instructional illustrations throughout and dozens of vital resources, Your Farm in the City is the most practical, comprehensive, and easy-to-follow guide to the burgeoning trend of urban farming.

    The Yellow House

    By Patricia Falvey
    Authors:
    Patricia Falvey
    THE YELLOW HOUSE delves into the passion and politics of Northern Ireland at the beginning of the 20th Century. Eileen O'Neill's family is torn apart by religious intolerance and secrets from the past. Determined to reclaim her ancestral home and reunite her family, Eileen begins working at the local mill, saving her money and holding fast to her dream. As war is declared on a local and global scale, Eileen cannot separate the politics from the very personal impact the conflict has had on her own life. She is soon torn between two men, each drawing her to one extreme. One is a charismatic and passionate political activist determined to win Irish independence from Great Britain at any cost, who appeals to her warrior's soul. The other is the wealthy and handsome black sheep of the pacifist family who owns the mill where she works, and whose persistent attention becomes impossible for her to ignore.

    You're Next

    By Gregg Hurwitz
    Authors:
    Gregg Hurwitz
    A pulse-pounding bestseller from the author of ORPHAN X.I know you, don't I?' Five words - that's all it takes to plunge Mike Wingate and his family into mortal danger. Mike doesn't recognise the crippled stranger who approaches him at a party . . . but the stranger seems to know all about him.What has Mike done? Do they have the wrong man? Overnight, the threats become attacks, and Mike, his wife, and their young daughter learn they aren't safe anywhere -especially not their own home. He doesn't know who they are. He doesn't know what they want. But there's no time to figure it out - because his enemies have killed before, and he's next.
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    You Can Draw in 30 Days

    By Mark Kistler
    Authors:
    Mark Kistler
    Learn to draw in 30 days with public television's favourite drawing teacher. Drawing is an acquired skill, not a talent- anyone can learn to draw! All you need is a pencil, a piece of paper, and the willingness to tap into your hidden artistic abilities. You Can Draw in 30 Days will teach you the rest. With Emmy award-winning, longtime PBS host Mark Kistler as your guide, you'll learn the secrets of sophisticated three-dimensional renderings, and have fun along the way. Inside you'll find: type="disc" Quick and easy step-by-step instructions for drawing everything from simple spheres to apples, trees, buildings, and the human hand and face type="disc" More than 500 line drawings, illustrating each step type="disc" Time-tested tips, techniques, and tutorials for drawing in 3-D type="disc" The 9 Fundamental Laws of Drawing to create the illusion of depth in any drawing type="disc" 75 student examples to help gauge your own progress In just 20 minutes a day for a month, you can learn to draw anything, whether from the world around you or from your own imagination. It's time to embark on your creative journey. Pick up your pencil and begin today!

    Yoga

    By Michele Picozzi
    Authors:
    Michele Picozzi
    Yoga addresses all of the basics of the discipline, including health benefits, different styles of yoga and which one to follow, all of the basic postures, how to practice, breathing techniques, meditation, and much more. Two-color illustrations offer at-a-glance instruction, and inspiring photographs set the mood. Packaged with a beautiful satin-bound cover and clasp.

    Yo' Mama Is So...

    By Hugh Payne
    Authors:
    Hugh Payne
    It's everyone's favorite form of insult comedy (as seen on MTV!)-hundreds of crushingly funny one-liners about 'yo' mama'-and all yo' other relatives-sure to shut people's mouths or make them howl with laughter. Yo' mama is so fat, when her beeper goes off, people think she's backing up. Yo' mama is so old that when she was young, rainbows were black and white. Yo' mama is so fat, she eats Wheat Thicks. Yo' mama is so dumb that when she saw a sign that said, 'Airport Left,' she turned around and went home. Yo' mama's so short you can see her feet on her driver's license. So dumb, so fat, so ugly, and so old have never been SO FUNNY, thanks to this exhaustive and inventive assortment of laugh-out-loud one-line jokes sure to cause a sensation. Hundreds of quotable and easy-to-remember quips have been gathered here by a comedy master, and the result is a relentless collection of wholesome, all-in-good-fun nastiness for every occasion. Divided into handy categories (in case you happen to need a boatload of fat jokes, skinny jokes, or whatever) Yo' Mama Is So... is an essential addition to the humor shelf of any self-respecting smart aleck. Hey...what did you call my mama??!!

    Yotsuba&! Vol 9

    By Kiyohiko Azuma
    Authors:
    Kiyohiko Azuma
    So, you know, you know how Ena has a stuffed bear named Juliet? She's so pretty, and Ena makes dresses for her and stuff, and Yotsuba really wants one too! So Daddy took Yotsuba to the bear store! They have big bears, and little bears, and all kinds of bears! You have to hug 'em to find out which one's the bestest! But they're...all...so...cute! Does Yotsuba really have to pick just one?!

    Your Brain After Chemo

    By Dan Silverman, Idelle Davidson
    Authors:
    Dan Silverman, Idelle Davidson
    Chemotherapy saves lives, but new studies,including research led by coauthor Dr. Dan Silverman,reveal that the agents used to kill cancer cells may also impair normal brain function. Even years after treatment people have reported problems with memory, concentration, multitasking, and word retrieval. Silverman and Idelle Davidson combine cutting-edge science and true stories to demonstrate that chemo brain" is not a figment of your imagination. With its invaluable strategies and straightforward nine-step program specifically tailored to re-energizing the brain, Your Brain After Chemo gives patients the coping skills to move on with their lives.

    Yotsuba&! Vol 8

    By Kiyohiko Azuma
    Authors:
    Kiyohiko Azuma
    ...in which Yotsuba nearly flies away in a typhoon (wheeeee!), does battle with Yanda (why, you dirty, rotten...), and goes to a festival where her attention is railroaded by taiko drums, costumes, and CANDY (ohhhhh, so yummy), among many other things!

    Your Pregnancy Week by Week

    By Glade B. Curtis, Judith Schuler
    Authors:
    Glade B. Curtis, Judith Schuler
    This highly successful trade bestseller is now a Miniature EditionT. Written by an experienced doctor and a family health expert, this generously sized abridgment is updated, fully revised, and packed with critical information. Find out how your baby is developing, changes in your body, nutritional information, essential tips, and weekly exercises that are safe for you and your baby. The week-by-week format and helpful line drawings throughout will keep soon-to-be mothers informed at every stage of their pregnancy.

    Your Phd Companion 3rd Edition

    By Stephen Marshall, Nick Green
    Authors:
    Stephen Marshall, Nick Green
    This book guides you through doctoral study from the student's point of view - the challenges, pitfalls, and ups and downs that you're likely to encounter in the course of your PhD. Inside you'll find: -Advice on doing research - Examples of PhD problems and their resolution - Reflections on life as a PhD student - Insights into how the academic system works - Real life cases of famous (and not so famous)PhD students. Over and above what your supervisors and university may have to offer, Your PhD Companion will help explain all kinds of things that no one ever seems to tell you - and you don't necessarily know to ask.Contents: Acknowledgements; Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Embarking on a PhD; 3. You and your supervisor; 4. Finding your feet (and a desk to put them under); 5. Doing the research; 6. Life as a PhD student; 7. Academia; 8. Thesis construction; 9. Survival; 10. The end game; 11. The examination; 12. The afterlife; Further Reading; Index.

    Your Baby's First Year Week by Week, 3rd Edition

    By Glade B. Curtis, Judith Schuler
    Authors:
    Glade B. Curtis, Judith Schuler
    Let the trusted authors of Your Pregnancy&trade Week by Week - the book you relied on while you were pregnant- guide you through baby's remarkable, sometimes mind-boggling first year. With easy-to-understand information at your fingertips, you'll know what to look for and understand what's happening. This book will provide you with the skills necessary to support and encourage baby's growth. Thoroughly revised and updated, Your Baby's First Year&trade Week by Week includes the latest pediatric guidelines and recommendations, plus more than 50 new topics- everything from food allergies to cord-blood banking. It also features the essential milestones of baby's social, emotional, intellectual and physical development on a weekly basis. Valuable information includes: Common medical problems: what to look for and when to call baby's pediatrician Bonding with baby: from baby massage to talking, what you can do to create a meaningful connection Feeding baby: breast milk or formula? and introducing solids Sleeping habits: how to improve the situation for the entire family Vaccination guidelines: learn about the latest recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Playing with baby: how to help develop baby's cognitive, social and motor skills through play and with toys, many of them homemade Baby gear: the latest on carriers, high chairs, swings, cribs, clothing, diapers and everything else you may need
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    Your Life, Your Story

    By Cherry Gilchrist
    Authors:
    Cherry Gilchrist
    Your life is a unique story, with meaning and value. It is made up of all the experiences you have lived through - happy and sad, changing times in the world around you, and precious moments with loved ones. YOUR LIFE, YOUR STORY shows you how to:* Unlock and express your memories * Explore and describe your life-changing experiences* Develop a structure and a chronology for your story* Bring truth and authenticity to your narrativeYou might write your life story to gain perspective at a time of crisis, such as illness or bereavement, or in later life when you have time to spare. At any age, composing your life story can give you fresh insight into your relationships, family history, and your own life path to bring you confidence and fulfilment.
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    Yoga For Anxiety

    By Mary NurrieStearns
    Authors:
    Mary NurrieStearns
    Many of us face daily demands and overwhelming difficulties that cause seemingly uncontrollable feelings of anxiety and fear. When you feel this way, it's healing to calm yourself and to reclaim your sense of innate goodness and well-being. For centuries, yoga has offered a quiet retreat away from life's pressures and has enabled us to reconnect to our inner wisdom and peace. Regular yoga practice has been proven to calm stress, enhance concentration, and reduce the symptoms of anxiety. This book offers meditations, mindfulness practices, self-inquiry exercises, and yoga poses that soothe anxious feelings and develop mental clarity. Before long, you'll free yourself from the anxiety and fears that hold you back and learn to live with a more open heart and resilient mind. Just as yoga helps you feel more at home in your body, the mental and physical practices in Yoga for Anxiety help you increase your sense of contentment in life.