I m Just a Person

I m Just a Person
Author by: Tig Notaro
Release: 2016-06-14
Editor: HarperCollins
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9780062266651
Language: en
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One of America’s most original comedic voices delivers a darkly funny, wryly observed, and emotionally raw account of her year of death, cancer, and epiphany. In the span of four months in 2012, Tig Notaro was hospitalized for a debilitating intestinal disease called C. diff, her mother unexpectedly died, she went through a breakup, and then she was diagnosed with bilateral breast cancer. Hit with this devastating barrage, Tig took her grief onstage. Days after receiving her cancer diagnosis, she broke new comedic ground, opening an unvarnished set with the words: “Good evening. Hello. I have cancer. How are you? Hi, how are you? Is everybody having a good time? I have cancer.” The set went viral instantly and was ultimately released as Tig’s sophomore album, Live, which sold one hundred thousand units in just six weeks and was later nominated for a Grammy. Now, the wildly popular star takes stock of that no good, very bad year—a difficult yet astonishing period in which tragedy turned into absurdity and despair transformed into joy. An inspired combination of the deadpan silliness of her comedy and the open-hearted vulnerability that has emerged in the wake of that dire time, I’m Just a Person is a moving and often hilarious look at this very brave, very funny woman’s journey into the darkness and her thrilling return from it.

I m Just a Person

I m Just a Person
Author by: Tig Notaro
Release: 2016-06-28
Editor: Boxtree
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781925480146
Language: en
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One of America's most original comedic voices delivers a darkly funny, wryly observed, and emotionally raw account of her year of death, cancer, and epiphany. "Notaro's thrilling, candid, and hilarious memoir is a provocative and convincing rallying cry to seize the day" Booklist In the span of four months in 2012, Tig Notaro was hospitalised for a debilitating intestinal disease called C. diff, her mother unexpectedly died, she went through a breakup, and then she was diagnosed with bilateral breast cancer. Hit with this devastating barrage, Tig took her grief onstage. Days after receiving her cancer diagnosis, she broke new comedic ground, opening an unvarnished set with the words: 'Good evening. Hello. I have cancer. How are you? Hi, how are you? Is everybody having a good time? I have cancer.' The set instantly went viral, and was ultimately released as Tig's sophomore album, Live, which sold one hundred thousand units in just six weeks and was later nominated for a Grammy. Now, the wildly popular star takes stock of that no good, very bad year - a difficult yet astonishing period in which tragedy turned into absurdity and despair transformed into joy. An inspired combination of the deadpan silliness of her comedy and the open-hearted vulnerability that has emerged in the wake of that dire time, I'm Just a Person is a moving and often hilarious look at this very brave, very funny woman's journey into the darkness and her thrilling return from it.

I m Just a Person

I m Just a Person
Author by: Tig Notaro
Release: 2016-06-16
Editor: Pan Macmillan
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781509832118
Language: en
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In the span of four months in 2012, Tig Notaro was hospitalized for a debilitating intestinal disease called C. diff, her mother unexpectedly died, she went through a breakup, and then she was diagnosed with bilateral breast cancer. Hit with this devastating barrage, Tig took her grief onstage. Days after receiving her cancer diagnosis, she broke new comedic ground, opening an unvarnished set with the words: 'Good evening. Hello. I have cancer. How are you? Hi, how are you? Is everybody having a good time? I have cancer.' The set instantly went viral, and was ultimately released as Tig's sophomore album, Live, which sold one hundred thousand units in just six weeks and was later nominated for a Grammy. Now, the wildly popular star takes stock of that no good, very bad year - a difficult yet astonishing period in which tragedy turned into absurdity and despair transformed into joy. An inspired combination of the deadpan silliness of her comedy and the open-hearted vulnerability that has emerged in the wake of that dire time, I'm Just a Person is a moving and often hilarious look at this very brave, very funny woman's journey into the darkness and her thrilling return from it.

I m Just a Person Who Loves Chocolate

I m Just a Person Who Loves Chocolate
Author by: Trueheart Designs
Release: 2019-03-14
Editor: Independently Published
Pages: 154
ISBN: 109053504X
Language: en
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Do you love chocolate or know someone who does? Here is a journal designed to make most chocolate lovers smile. Features: Paperback - Glossy Cover Design Size: 6" x 9" Interior: Blank-Lined Journal with an image of a Bar of Chocolate on the Corner of Every Page. *Paper Quality: Printed on paper great for colored pens, colored pencils, or crayons. (Markers should be used with caution due to bleed through). *Designed in the U.S.A. Makes a great gift!

Shatter Me

Shatter Me
Author by: Tahereh Mafi
Release: 2011-11-15
Editor: Harper Collins
Pages: 464
ISBN: 9780062085511
Language: en
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The gripping first installment in New York Times bestselling author Tahereh Mafi’s Shatter Me series. One touch is all it takes. One touch, and Juliette Ferrars can leave a fully grown man gasping for air. One touch, and she can kill. No one knows why Juliette has such incredible power. It feels like a curse, a burden that one person alone could never bear. But The Reestablishment sees it as a gift, sees her as an opportunity. An opportunity for a deadly weapon. Juliette has never fought for herself before. But when she’s reunited with the one person who ever cared about her, she finds a strength she never knew she had. And don’t miss Defy Me, the shocking fifth book in the Shatter Me series!

I Am a People Person I m Just Not a Stupid People Person Fun Gag Gift Notebook for Women Or Men

I Am a People Person    I m Just Not a Stupid People Person  Fun Gag Gift Notebook for Women Or Men
Author by: Candlelight Publications
Release: 2019-03-25
Editor: Independently Published
Pages: 106
ISBN: 1091546495
Language: en
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This super special notebook or journal is both a personal and functional gift idea and a fun way to express your gratitude and joy to a great snarky person on her or his own special holidayor for any reason really. Give them something funny they can use over and over again. Filled with blank lined double sided sheets, this memorable and useful note book makes a wonderful present for just about anyone for any occasion such as Valentine's Day, Anniversaries, retirements, Christmas, as a gag gift, but especially on birthdays. Perfect for school work, sketching, note taking and so much more. Included: 6x9 in size Cool cover image Makes a perfect gift or present for anyone, for any occasion Good for story writing, note taking, schoolwork, doodling, list making, sketching and lots more

No Longer Human

No Longer Human
Author by: 治·太宰,太宰治
Release: 1958
Editor: New Directions Publishing
Pages: 177
ISBN: 0811204812
Language: en
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A young man describes his torment as he struggles to reconcile the diverse influences of Western culture and the traditions of his own Japanese heritage

A Man Called Ove

A Man Called Ove
Author by: Fredrik Backman
Release: 2015-05-05
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 337
ISBN: 9781476738024
Language: en
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Read the New York Times bestseller that has taken the world by storm In this "charming debut" (People) from one of Sweden's most successful authors, a grumpy yet loveable man finds his solitary world turned on its head when a boisterous young family moves in next door. Meet Ove. He's a curmudgeon--the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him "the bitter neighbor from hell." But must Ove be bitter just because he doesn't walk around with a smile plastered to his face all the time? Behind the cranky exterior there is a story and a sadness. So when one November morning a chatty young couple with two chatty young daughters move in next door and accidentally flatten Ove's mailbox, it is the lead-in to a comical and heartwarming tale of unkempt cats, unexpected friendship, and the ancient art of backing up a U-Haul. All of which will change one cranky old man and a local residents' association to their very foundations. A feel-good story in the spirit of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry and Major Pettigrew's Last Stand, Fredrik Backman's novel about the angry old man next door is a thoughtful exploration of the profound impact one life has on countless others. "If there was an award for 'Most Charming Book of the Year, ' this first novel by a Swedish blogger-turned-overnight-sensation would win hands down" (Booklist, starred review).

I m Just a Person Who Loves Writing

I m Just a Person Who Loves Writing
Author by: Trueheart Designs
Release: 2019-03-15
Editor: Independently Published
Pages: 154
ISBN: 1090537840
Language: en
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Do you love writing or know someone who does? Here is a journal designed to make most writer's smile. Features: Paperback - Glossy Cover Design Size: 6" x 9" Interior: Blank-Lined Journal with image of Pen in Hand on the Corner of Every Page. *Paper Quality: Printed on paper great for colored pens, colored pencils, or crayons. (Markers should be used with caution due to bleed through). *Designed in the U.S.A. Makes a great gift!

I m Not Lazy I m Just Naturally a Very Relaxed Person

I m Not Lazy  I m Just Naturally a Very Relaxed Person
Author by: Lek Journal
Release: 2019-04-12
Editor: Independently Published
Pages: 102
ISBN: 109366830X
Language: en
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This stylish and elegant notebook and writing journal has 100 College Ruled Pages measuring 8.5" x 11" in size. It has a beautiful sturdy cover, perfect bound, for a beautiful look and feel. It makes a great Christmas Gift or holiday, graduation, beginning of the school year gift for kids, teens, men and women for a motivational, inspirational boost. This Journal is great for taking notes, jotting lists, doodling, brainstorming, prayer, gratitude, meditation and mindfulness journaling. This Journal, with high-quality paper, is the perfect fit for doodles, journaling and creativity. A gorgeous, hand-designed, Marble & Gold design cover that fits perfectly into your bag. Enjoy these 100 lined pages to let all your creative juices flow. Our notebooks and journals are the perfect gift for any occasion, especially as Christmas gifts, for both friends and family.Be sure to check the Shady Grove Notebooks page for more styles, designs, sizes and other options.Journal Features: * Size: 8.5" x 11" inch* Paper: College-ruled on white paper* Pages: 100 sturdy pages* Cover: Soft, matte cover* Perfect for gel pen, ink or pencils* Great size to carry everywhere in your bag, for work, high school, college* Makes a great Christmas, Birthday, Graduation or Beginning of the school

HOW TO WIN FRIENDS INFLUENCE PEOPLE

HOW TO WIN FRIENDS   INFLUENCE PEOPLE
Author by: Dale Carnegie
Release: 2017-10-16
Editor: Musaicum Books
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9788027222650
Language: en
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This is one of the first bestseller self-help books. Its intention is to enable you to make friends quickly and easily, help you to win people to your way of thinking, increase your influence, your prestige, your ability to get things done, as well as enable you to win new clients, new customers. Twelve Things This Book Will Do For You: Get you out of a mental rut, give you new thoughts, new visions, new ambitions. Enable you to make friends quickly and easily. Increase your popularity. Help you to win people to your way of thinking. Increase your influence, your prestige, your ability to get things done. Enable you to win new clients, new customers. Increase your earning power. Make you a better salesman, a better executive. Help you to handle complaints, avoid arguments, keep your human contacts smooth and pleasant. Make you a better speaker, a more entertaining conversationalist. Make the principles of psychology easy for you to apply in your daily contacts. Help you to arouse enthusiasm among your associates. Dale Carnegie (1888–1955) was an American writer and lecturer and the developer of famous courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking, and interpersonal skills. Born into poverty on a farm in Missouri, he was the author of How to Win Friends and Influence People (1936), a massive bestseller that remains popular today.

The House in the Cerulean Sea

The House in the Cerulean Sea
Author by: TJ Klune
Release: 2020-03-17
Editor: Tor Books
Pages: 305
ISBN: 9781250217325
Language: en
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A NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY, and WASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER! A 2021 Alex Award winner! The 2021 RUSA Reading List: Fantasy Winner! An Indie Next Pick! One of Publishers Weekly's "Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2020" One of Book Riot’s “20 Must-Read Feel-Good Fantasies” Lambda Literary Award-winning author TJ Klune’s bestselling, breakout contemporary fantasy that's "1984 meets The Umbrella Academy with a pinch of Douglas Adams thrown in." (Gail Carriger) Linus Baker is a by-the-book case worker in the Department in Charge of Magical Youth. He's tasked with determining whether six dangerous magical children are likely to bring about the end of the world. Arthur Parnassus is the master of the orphanage. He would do anything to keep the children safe, even if it means the world will burn. And his secrets will come to light. The House in the Cerulean Sea is an enchanting love story, masterfully told, about the profound experience of discovering an unlikely family in an unexpected place—and realizing that family is yours. "1984 meets The Umbrella Academy with a pinch of Douglas Adams thrown in." —Gail Carriger, New York Times bestselling author of Soulless At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Sapiens

Sapiens
Author by: Yuval Noah Harari
Release: 2014-10-28
Editor: Signal
Pages: 512
ISBN: 9780771038525
Language: en
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Destined to become a modern classic in the vein of Guns, Germs, and Steel, Sapiens is a lively, groundbreaking history of humankind told from a unique perspective. 100,000 years ago, at least six species of human inhabited the earth. Today there is just one. Us. Homo Sapiens. How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and kingdoms? How did we come to believe in gods, nations, and human rights; to trust money, books, and laws; and to be enslaved by bureaucracy, timetables, and consumerism? And what will our world be like in the millennia to come? In Sapiens, Dr. Yuval Noah Harari spans the whole of human history, from the very first humans to walk the earth to the radical -- and sometimes devastating -- breakthroughs of the Cognitive, Agricultural, and Scientific Revolutions. Drawing on insights from biology, anthropology, palaeontology, and economics, he explores how the currents of history have shaped our human societies, the animals and plants around us, and even our personalities. Have we become happier as history has unfolded? Can we ever free our behaviour from the heritage of our ancestors? And what, if anything, can we do to influence the course of the centuries to come? Bold, wide-ranging and provocative, Sapiens challenges everything we thought we knew about being human: our thoughts, our actions, our power...and our future.

Vicious

Vicious
Author by: V. E. Schwab
Release: 2013-09-24
Editor: Tor Books
Pages: 368
ISBN: 9781466822177
Language: en
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A masterful tale of ambition, jealousy, desire, and superpowers. Victor and Eli started out as college roommates—brilliant, arrogant, lonely boys who recognized the same sharpness and ambition in each other. In their senior year, a shared research interest in adrenaline, near-death experiences, and seemingly supernatural events reveals an intriguing possibility: that under the right conditions, someone could develop extraordinary abilities. But when their thesis moves from the academic to the experimental, things go horribly wrong. Ten years later, Victor breaks out of prison, determined to catch up to his old friend (now foe), aided by a young girl whose reserved nature obscures a stunning ability. Meanwhile, Eli is on a mission to eradicate every other super-powered person that he can find—aside from his sidekick, an enigmatic woman with an unbreakable will. Armed with terrible power on both sides, driven by the memory of betrayal and loss, the archnemeses have set a course for revenge—but who will be left alive at the end? In Vicious, V. E. Schwab brings to life a gritty comic-book-style world in vivid prose: a world where gaining superpowers doesn't automatically lead to heroism, and a time when allegiances are called into question. "A dynamic and original twist on what it means to be a hero and a villain. A killer from page one...highly recommended!" —Jonathan Maberry, New York Times bestselling author of Marvel Universe vs The Avengers and Patient Zero One of Publishers Weekly's Best Fantasy Books of 2013 At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Atomic Habits

Atomic Habits
Author by: James Clear
Release: 2018-10-16
Editor: Penguin
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780735211308
Language: en
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The #1 New York Times bestseller. Over 2 million copies sold! Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving--every day. James Clear, one of the world's leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form good habits, break bad ones, and master the tiny behaviors that lead to remarkable results. If you're having trouble changing your habits, the problem isn't you. The problem is your system. Bad habits repeat themselves again and again not because you don't want to change, but because you have the wrong system for change. You do not rise to the level of your goals. You fall to the level of your systems. Here, you'll get a proven system that can take you to new heights. Clear is known for his ability to distill complex topics into simple behaviors that can be easily applied to daily life and work. Here, he draws on the most proven ideas from biology, psychology, and neuroscience to create an easy-to-understand guide for making good habits inevitable and bad habits impossible. Along the way, readers will be inspired and entertained with true stories from Olympic gold medalists, award-winning artists, business leaders, life-saving physicians, and star comedians who have used the science of small habits to master their craft and vault to the top of their field. Learn how to: • make time for new habits (even when life gets crazy); • overcome a lack of motivation and willpower; • design your environment to make success easier; • get back on track when you fall off course; ...and much more. Atomic Habits will reshape the way you think about progress and success, and give you the tools and strategies you need to transform your habits--whether you are a team looking to win a championship, an organization hoping to redefine an industry, or simply an individual who wishes to quit smoking, lose weight, reduce stress, or achieve any other goal.

A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun
Author by: Lorraine Hansberry
Release: 1995
Editor: Modern Library (Hardcover)
Pages: 135
ISBN: 9780679601722
Language: en
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A black family is united in love and pride as they struggle to overcome poverty and harsh living conditions, in the 1959 play about an embattled Chicago family.

I m Just Not a Math Person

I m Just Not a Math Person
Author by: Brian A. Peters,Kristine E. Hobaugh
Release: 2018-12
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 162
ISBN: 1595985700
Language: en
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Millions of American students today hate, despise, loathe, or even FEAR mathematics. Anxiety in the classroom leads to far too many students struggling and underperforming as learners, which can have a long-lasting impact on their potential--both personally and professionally. Based on the framework from Peters' award-winning book, The Metus Principle: Recognizing, Understanding, and Managing Fear, Peters and Hobaugh take a close look at the connections between fear, motivation, and learning. Strategies and classroom examples are provided to help readers recognize, understand, and manage the fear of math--leading to meaningful connections with math activities and deep, conceptual understanding. Written for administrators, teachers, parents, and students, I'm Just Not a Math Person! focuses on building relationships and confidence in the classroom to foster a learner's mindset and help students and teachers achieve their goals.

The Giving Tree

The Giving Tree
Author by: Shel Silverstein
Release: 2014-02-18
Editor: Harper Collins
Pages: 64
ISBN: 9780061965104
Language: en
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As The Giving Tree turns fifty, this timeless classic is available for the first time ever in ebook format. This digital edition allows young readers and lifelong fans to continue the legacy and love of a household classic that will now reach an even wider audience. Never before have Shel Silverstein's children's books appeared in a format other than hardcover. Since it was first published fifty years ago, Shel Silverstein's poignant picture book for readers of all ages has offered a touching interpretation of the gift of giving and a serene acceptance of another's capacity to love in return. Shel Silverstein's incomparable career as a bestselling children's book author and illustrator began with Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back. He is also the creator of picture books including A Giraffe and a Half, Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros?, The Missing Piece, The Missing Piece Meets the Big O, and the perennial favorite The Giving Tree, and of classic poetry collections such as Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, Falling Up, Every Thing On It, Don't Bump the Glump!, and Runny Babbit. And don't miss these other Shel Silverstein ebooks, Where the Sidewalk Ends, and A Light in the Attic!

Cat Person

Cat Person
Author by: KRISTEN. ROUPENIAN
Release: 2018-05-03
Editor: Jonathan Cape
Pages: 72
ISBN: 1787331156
Language: en
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She thought, brightly, This is the worst life decision I have ever made! And she marvelled at herself for a while, at the mystery of this person who'd just done this bizarre, inexplicable thing. Margot meets Robert. They exchange numbers. They text, flirt and eventually have sex - the type of sex you attempt to forget. How could one date go so wrong? Everything that takes place in Cat Person happens to countless people every day. But Cat Person is not an everyday story. In less than a week, Kristen Roupenian's New Yorker debut became the most read and shared short story in their website's history. This is the bad date that went viral. This is the conversation we're all having. You Know You Want This, Kristen Roupenian's debut collection, will be published in February 2019.

I m Just a Person

I m Just a Person
Author by: Tig Notaro
Release: 2017-05
Editor: Bluebird
Pages: 288
ISBN: 1509832106
Language: un
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