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Both Sides of Time
  • Author : Caroline B. Cooney
  • Publisher : Delacorte Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 0385729480
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • The summer after senior year, Annie, wishing she could have lived a hundred years ago in a more romantic time, finds herself in the 1890s and it is indeed romantic--and very painful.

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    Both Sides of Time
  • Author : Caroline B. Cooney
  • Publisher : Laurel Leaf
  • Pages : 210
  • ISBN : 0440219329
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • The summer after senior year, Annie, wishing she could have lived a hundred years ago in a more romantic time, finds herself in the 1890s and it is indeed romantic--and very painful.

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    Both Sides of Time
  • Author : Caroline B. Cooney
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 210
  • ISBN : 0780769678
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Annie Lockwood travels back through time 100 years, complicating life on both sides of time.

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    Both Sides of the Border
  • Author : Terry Overton
  • Publisher : Ambassador International
  • Pages : 344
  • ISBN : 9781649600592
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Inspired by True Current Events.Dolores, Ernesto, and Emilio Sanchez are on a quest to America to find work and to save their family, who has been devastated by their father's accident and the drought in their home country of Honduras. But making their way to America would be too expensive for a family stricken by poverty. With only their faith in God to see them through, the teenaged siblings set off for their new home, despite the threat from the cartel, corrupt police officers, starvation, and death. Meanwhile, Eva Jordan is determined to start a new life on the American side of the Mexican border, hoping to shake off the scars from a horrible marriage. Despite her mother's concern for her daughter living so close to the border, Eva decides to take a vacation to the other side to sharpen up her Spanish and relax before her new job begins. She is struck by the beautiful towns of Mexico, but slowly, her eyes are opened to the dangers that are knocking at her front door. But when a hurricane washes away the border walls, will the two sides collide in hatred or unite in perfect harmony?

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    The Time Travelers
  • Author : Caroline B. Cooney
  • Publisher : Laurel Leaf
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN : 9780307822833
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Imagine changing centuries—and making things worse, not better, on both sides of time.When 15-year-old Annie Lockwood travels back 100 years and lands in 1895, she at last finds romance. But she is a trespasser in time. Will she choose to stay in the past? And if she does, will she be allowed to stay?

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    Both Sides of the Fence 2:
  • Author : M.T. Pope
  • Publisher : Urban Books
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781599831541
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Ten years after their home was almost torn apart by infidelity, Mona and Shawn Black are just getting back to normal . . . or so it seems. Both Shawn and Mona are still keeping secrets from each other and their immediate family. Back to his old tricks, James Parks exits prison older but not wiser, and his bitter rage seeks revenge. He again manipulates the lives of the Black family with knowledge of secrets that they hold locked away. He uses any and everyone in his path to get his payback; that is, until he stumbles onto someone who offers him something he vowed to do away with forever: love. Will Mona and Shawn learn that it is best not to keep secrets and just let the chips fall where they may? Will James bury the hatchet to try his hand at love once again? Is there still hope for these wayward souls, or will they be swallowed up by their lies and secrets once again? Secrets, lies, deception, murder, lust, and revenge rule the pages of this sophisticated drama. Let's see what happens when the gates of their lives swing wide open once again.

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    A Prisoner of Time
  • Author : Caroline B. Cooney
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 1439520968
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Attempting to break free from the oppression of women in the nineteenth century, sixteen-year-old Devonny steps through time hoping to find the power to change her fate.

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    Both Sides
  • Author : Gabino Iglesias
  • Publisher : Polis Books
  • Pages : 251
  • ISBN : 9781951709129
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • NOMINATED FOR THE ANTHONY AWARD FOR "BEST ANTHOLOGY OR COLLECTION" *Alex Segura's story "90 Miles" has been selected to be included in the 2021 edition of THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY AND SUSPENSE* and is a 2021 Anthony Award nominee A collection of original and riveting stories that tackle one of the most important and controversial issues of time: The Border. La frontera is full of stories. Real stories, not the ones you see in the news. The border is a powerful place where countries collide. It’s a weird space of dreams, struggles, promises, lies, fear, and redemption. It’s a multicultural and bilingual space where people know that hustling to protect your loved ones or offer them a better life is a drive strong enough to blur ethical codes. Sadly, the border is also a place where drugs make people a lot of money, corruption stains everything, and violence fills the landscape with danger and ghosts. Now, some of today's most talented authors will visit this space from their perspective—showing the world what they see on both sides. In a landmark anthology, acclaimed author Gabino Iglesias presents 15 stories from an incredibly talented and diverse roster of authors that look at all aspects of border crime—immigration, law, trafficking (both human and narcotics), and everyone trying to exploit the divide for their own benefit. Thought-provoking, shocking, violent, raw, emotional, and unforgettable, BOTH SIDES will make you rethink everything you thought you knew about borders, both domestic and international. Featuring stories by: Isaac Kirkman, Shannon Kirk, Alex Segura, Rob Hart, Nicolás Obregón, J. Todd Scott, Christopher David Rosales, Daniel A. Olivas, Cynthia Pelayo, Johnny Shaw, Rios de la Luz, Sandra Jackson-Opoku, Michelle Garza and Melissa Lason, Nick Mamatas, and David Bowles

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    Both Sides Now
  • Author : Peyton Thomas
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN : 9780735269767
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  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • A witty and warm-hearted novel about a trans teen finding his place in the world perfect for fans of Red, White and Royal Blue There’s only one thing standing between Finch Kelly and a full-blown case of high school senioritis: the National Speech & Debate Tournament. Taking home the gold would not only be the pinnacle of Finch’s debating career, but the perfect way to launch himself into his next chapter: college in Washington, DC, and a history-making career as the first trans congressman. What could possibly go wrong? Well, for starters, Finch could develop a teeny tiny crush on his very attractive, very taken, and very gay debate partner, Jonah. Never mind that Finch has never considered whether he’s interested in more than just girls. And that dream of college in DC? Finch hasn’t exactly been accepted anywhere yet, let alone received the full-ride scholarship he’ll need to make this dream a reality. Worst of all, though, is this year’s topic for Nationals: transgender rights. If he wants to cinch the gold, and get into college, Finch might have to argue against his own humanity. People say there are two sides to every argument. But, as Finch is about to discover, some things—like who you are and who you love—are not up for debate.

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    Both Sides of the Rainbow
  • Author : Tom Christopher,Margie K. Carroll
  • Publisher : Arcangela PressInc
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 0967499801
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  • Genre : Fiction
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    Both Sides of the Chessboard
  • Author : Robert Byrne,Iivo Nei
  • Publisher : Ishi Press
  • Pages : 258
  • ISBN : 4871875377
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  • Genre : Chess
  • The definitive analysis of this seminal chess match in 1972, with a new introduction by Sam Sloane.

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    Both Sides of the Fence
  • Author : David Corbett
  • Publisher : Mainstream
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 1840187697
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • As one of a handful of UK police officers trained in SAS deep-cover surveillance, David Corbett infiltrates the toughest communities living among junkies, prostitutes, murderers and firearm dealers, in order to gather evidence that would lead to dozens of convictions.His rapport with hardened criminals was forged during his youth on the mean streets of Glasgow, where he ran with the gangs, joyriding and stealing. But when his friends began disappearing into borstals, Corbett decided it was time to take himself in hand and followed his father into the police force. His ability to mingle with gangsters was soon identified as an asset and, after serving time in the CID - where he was involved in investigating the murder of Arthur Thompson Junior, the son of Glasgow's Godfather - he became an undercover agent with the Crime Squad. He trained in urban and rural surveillance and invented a fictional past for himself. Like Donnie Brasco, the legendary US cop who won the trust of the Mafia, Corbett risked his life every day: one false move and his cover would have been blown. The pinnacle of his career was an operation in the former pit town of Blyth, where there had been 15 drug-related deaths in 12 months. Leaving his wife and family, he spent five months undercover, wired up, winning the confidence of the dealers, and had to cope with having his life endangered by a corrupt officer. Corbett's work led to 31 convictions and commendations from the Chief Constable and a Crown Court Judge but, without any form of counselling, the stress took its toll and he was forced into early retirement.

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    Both Sides of Sunset
  • Author : Jane Brown,Marla Hamburg Kennedy
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 275
  • ISBN : 1938922735
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  • Genre : Los Angeles (Calif.)
  • Los Angeles is a city of dualities--sunshine and noir, coastline beaches and urban grit, natural beauty and suburban sprawl, the obvious and the hidden. Both Sides of Sunset: Photographing Los Angeles reveals these dualities and more, in images captured by master photographers such as Bruce Davidson, Lee Friedlander, Daido Moriyama, Julius Shulman and Garry Winogrand, as well as many younger artists, among them Matthew Brandt, Katy Grannan, Alex Israel, Lise Sarfati and Ed Templeton, just to name a few. Taken together, these individual views by more than 130 artists form a collective vision of a place where myth and reality are often indistinguishable. Spinning off the highly acclaimed Looking at Los Angeles (Metropolis Books, 2005), Both Sides of Sunset presents an updated and equally unromantic vision of this beloved and scorned metropolis. In the years since the first book was published, the artistic landscape of Los Angeles has flourished and evolved. The extraordinary Getty Museum project Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980 focused global attention on the city's artistic heritage, and this interest has only continued to grow. Both Sides of Sunset showcases many of the artists featured in the original book--such as Lewis Baltz, Catherine Opie, Stephen Shore and James Welling--but also incorporates new images that portray a city that is at once unhinged and driven by irrepressible exuberance. Proceeds from the sale of the book will benefit Inner-City Arts--an oasis of learning, achievement and creativity in the heart of Los Angeles' Skid Row that brings arts education to elementary, middle and high school students.

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    Both Sides Now
  • Author : Ruth Pennebaker
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN : 0805061053
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Fifteen-year-old Liza tries to deal with the normal everyday crises of life in an Austin, Texas, high school, a process complicated by her mother's fight with breast cancer.

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    Both Sides of the Coin
  • Author : Christopher Huhne,James Forder
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1861973217
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  • Genre : Euro
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    Multiple Sclerosis from Both Sides of the Desk
  • Author : Vincent F. Macaluso, MD
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Pages : 394
  • ISBN : 9781491757475
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  • Genre : Medical
  • “Dr. Macaluso has written the Iliad and the Odyssey of multiple sclerosis while playing the part of Odysseus. Amazing!” Carlo Tornatore, MD, Vice Chairman, Department of Neurology Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC Vincent F. Macaluso was in medical school when he got the news: he had multiple sclerosis. He soon learned that almost a half million people in the United States have multiple sclerosis—and millions more worldwide. Many have obvious symptoms, such as trouble with walking, balance, and coordination, but the most insidious aspect of the disease is how it affects the mind. Macaluso shares insights from his vantage point as a doctor and an MS patient, helping his peers understand symptoms they may not grasp and offering wisdom for those who live with the disease. Learn how to • anticipate and overcome problems concentrating; • manage swirling emotions; • understand MS from a neurological standpoint; • preserve and continue to enjoy an active sex life; and • prevent the disease from ruining family life. Laced with humor and filled with diagrams and the author’s own recollections about how he’s kept MS from controlling his life, this account is essential reading for doctors, patients, and anyone who has an MSer in his or her life.

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    Both Sides Now
  • Author : Dhillon Khosla
  • Publisher : Untreed Reads
  • Pages : 225
  • ISBN : 9781611878035
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Both Sides Now is a vivid and compelling account of how one man’s search for wholeness led him through multiple, complex, and life-threatening surgeries that transformed him not only physically, but emotionally and spiritually as well. Born with the body of a female, Dhillon Khosla knew very early on that his true identity was male, yet he spent nearly two decades repressing that knowledge and trying to embrace his female form. Shortly after turning twenty-eight, he came across an article about men born with female bodies who had undergone surgeries to reclaim their male identity. When he read their stories, Khosla felt flashes of recognition stirring within and—for the first time—hope. In this riveting memoir, Khosla discusses openly and honestly what it was like to live as a woman, and how that life shaped the man he is today. Through anecdotes, he shares unique and profound insights into the sexes. Ultimately, however, Both Sides Now is a story about what it means to truly love oneself, and the willingness to turn away from the dissenting voices that tell us who we ought to be…and toward that one, lone voice that has known all along.

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    Feels Like the First Time
  • Author : Shawn Inmon
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Pub
  • Pages : 222
  • ISBN : 1479258946
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • September, 1975: Shawn meets Dawn, his one true love, when she moves into the vacant house next door. Many people spend their life searching in vain for happiness, but he was lucky; finding it at the age of fifteen.February 1979: Forbidden to see each other and feeling he is harming her by being in her life, he walks away from the love of his life, apparently forever.December, 2006: After decades of sadness and mourning the girl that got away, he has a chance meeting with her that might change his life forever... again. Can the sweet bond of first love not only survive, but flourish?Feels Like the First Time lets you share in the magic of young love in small town America in the 1970s. No matter how much the world changes, some things - timeless music, high school dances, making out in the backseat of a Chevy Vega, and of course true love - will always remain the same.66,000 words, 218 pages.

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    Both Sides Of The Ocean
  • Author : Jane Hengtgen
  • Publisher : Page Publishing Inc
  • Pages : 228
  • ISBN : 9781682134726
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  • Genre : Fiction
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    The Face on the Milk Carton
  • Author : Caroline B. Cooney
  • Publisher : Ember
  • Pages : 210
  • ISBN : 9780385742382
  • Reader Reviews : 40
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • In the vein of psychological thrillers like We Were Liars and One of Us Is Lying, bestselling and Edgar Award nominated author Caroline Cooney’s JANIE series seamlessly blends mystery and suspense with issues of family, friendship and love to offer an emotionally evocative thrill ride of a read. No one ever really paid close attention to the faces of the missing children on the milk cartons. But as Janie Johnson glanced at the face of the ordinary little girl with her hair in tight pigtails, wearing a dress with a narrow white collar—a three-year-old who had been kidnapped twelve years before from a shopping mall in New Jersey—she felt overcome with shock. She recognized that little girl—it was she. How could it possibly be true? Janie can't believe that her loving parents kidnapped her, but as she begins to piece things together, nothing makes sense. Something is terribly wrong. Are Mr. and Mrs. Johnson really her parents? And if not, who is Janie Johnson, and what really happened?

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    Black on Both Sides
  • Author : C. Riley Snorton
  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9781452955858
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  • Genre : Social Science
  • The story of Christine Jorgensen, America’s first prominent transsexual, famously narrated trans embodiment in the postwar era. Her celebrity, however, has obscured other mid-century trans narratives—ones lived by African Americans such as Lucy Hicks Anderson and James McHarris. Their erasure from trans history masks the profound ways race has figured prominently in the construction and representation of transgender subjects. In Black on Both Sides, C. Riley Snorton identifies multiple intersections between blackness and transness from the mid-nineteenth century to present-day anti-black and anti-trans legislation and violence. Drawing on a deep and varied archive of materials—early sexological texts, fugitive slave narratives, Afro-modernist literature, sensationalist journalism, Hollywood films—Snorton attends to how slavery and the production of racialized gender provided the foundations for an understanding of gender as mutable. In tracing the twinned genealogies of blackness and transness, Snorton follows multiple trajectories, from the medical experiments conducted on enslaved black women by J. Marion Sims, the “father of American gynecology,” to the negation of blackness that makes transnormativity possible. Revealing instances of personal sovereignty among blacks living in the antebellum North that were mapped in terms of “cross dressing” and canonical black literary works that express black men’s access to the “female within,” Black on Both Sides concludes with a reading of the fate of Phillip DeVine, who was murdered alongside Brandon Teena in 1993, a fact omitted from the film Boys Don’t Cry out of narrative convenience. Reconstructing these theoretical and historical trajectories furthers our imaginative capacities to conceive more livable black and trans worlds.

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    Writing on Both Sides of the Brain
  • Author : Henriette A. Klauser
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN : 9780063010253
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • A revolutionary approach to writing that will teach you how to express yourself fluently and with confidence for the rest of your life.

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    Use Both Sides of Your Brain
  • Author : Tony Buzan
  • Publisher : Plume
  • Pages : 172
  • ISBN : 0452266033
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  • Genre : Psychology
  • From the bestselling author of The Mind Map Book, proven mind mapping techniques to help you raise all levels of your intelligence and creativity, based on the latest discoveries about the human brain. Using the latest research on the workings of the human brain, Tony Buzan, one of the world's leading authorities on learning techniques, provides step-by-step exercises for discovering the powers of the right side of the brain and learning to use the left side more effectively. By increasing our understanding of how the mind works, he teaches us: · How to read faster and more effectively · How to study more efficiently and increase overall memory · How language and imagery can be used for recording, organizing, remembering, creative thinking and problem solving. This completely updated Third Edition of a classic work provides a proven way of using our brains to their fullest potential and to our best advantage.

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    Both Sides of the Border
  • Author : Francis Edward Abernethy,Kenneth L. Untiedt
  • Publisher : University of North Texas Press
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9781574411843
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  • Genre : History
  • Collection covers Remembering Our Ancestors, Folklore Tales and Memorabilia and Family Sagas from favorite storytellers like James Ward Lee, Thad Sitton, J. Frank Dobie, Jean Granberry Schnitz, and many more.

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    Out of Time
  • Author : Caroline B. Cooney
  • Publisher : Delacorte Press
  • Pages : 226
  • ISBN : 0385729510
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Strat, the wealthy boy with whom Annie fell in love during her first time trip to the 1890s, needs her help when he reveals her real origin and finds himself confined in a mental asylum.

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    Tales from Both Sides of the Brain
  • Author : Michael S. Gazzaniga
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN : 9780062228819
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Science
  • Michael S. Gazzaniga, one of the most important neuroscientists of the twentieth century, gives us an exciting behind-the-scenes look at his seminal work on that unlikely couple, the right and left brain. Foreword by Steven Pinker. In the mid-twentieth century, Michael S. Gazzaniga, “the father of cognitive neuroscience,” was part of a team of pioneering neuroscientists who developed the now foundational split-brain brain theory: the notion that the right and left hemispheres of the brain can act independently from one another and have different strengths. In Tales from Both Sides of the Brain, Gazzaniga tells the impassioned story of his life in science and his decades-long journey to understand how the separate spheres of our brains communicate and miscommunicate with their separate agendas. By turns humorous and moving, Tales from Both Sides of the Brain interweaves Gazzaniga’s scientific achievements with his reflections on the challenges and thrills of working as a scientist. In his engaging and accessible style, he paints a vivid portrait not only of his discovery of split-brain theory, but also of his comrades in arms—the many patients, friends, and family who have accompanied him on this wild ride of intellectual discovery.

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    Dreaming on Both Sides of the Brain
  • Author : Doris E. Cohen
  • Publisher : Hampton Roads Publishing
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN : 9781612834092
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  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • A dream is not just white noise or something that happens to you while you sleep. Dreams are the secret language of your unconscious. This book will teach you how to: Unlock the secrets of your personal dream language Explore and interpret the meaning of your dreams Harness the power of the brain to uncover a life of greater richness and meaning So often when we awake we find that our dreams have either evaporated like mist or seem to be just on the edge of our memory. Many people cannot recall their dreams at all. Cohen has developed a 7-step process to let you tap into the rich repository of your subconscious: Recall and record. Title your dream. Read or repeat aloud. Consider what is uppermost in your life right now. Describe your dream’s objects and qualities as if you were talking to a Martian. Summarize the message from the unconscious. Consider the dream’s guidance for waking life. Drawing on years of clinical experience and her familiarity with Freud, myth, and sacred writings, Cohen presents a program that results in a life of abundance, texture, and self-awareness.

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    The Other Side of Dark
  • Author : Joan Lowery Nixon
  • Publisher : Delacorte Press
  • Pages : 194
  • ISBN : 9780385739818
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • EDGAR AWARD WINNER For fans of Gillian Flynn, Caroline Cooney, and R.L. Stine comes The Other Side of Dark from four-time Edgar Allen Poe Young Adult Mystery Award winner Joan Lowery Nixon. Stacy wakes up in a hospital room, in a body she doesn’t recognize. Her mother is dead—murdered—and Stacy is recovering from a gunshot wound. She is the sole eyewitness to the crime, but she has only a shadowy memory of the killer’s face. Will Stacy be able to regain a clear memory of that fateful day before the killer reaches her? The Other Side of Dark is one of Joan Lowery Nixon’s most intriguing, suspenseful, and dramatic mysteries. “The compelling premise…and Nixon’s mastery of suspense are gripping.” –Publishers Weekly “Tense and dramatic…[The Other Side of Dark has a] quick pace, and the determined protagonist should attract and hold readers.” –School Library Journal

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    Both Sides of the Canvas
  • Author : Mary Hayden Burgess
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1418475734
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Intelligent life: How did it get here? Was it by evolution? Did we evolve from worms or later from monkeys, or were we created directly by an omnipotent, omniscient, super being, and does it really matter which? Or is Evolution the method by which the super being created us? Which of the above is accurate or true is critically important, because even, as in the latter case, the super being that allegedly created us had to resort to eons of evolution. He certainly couldn't be omnipotent or omniscient. It would have been as articulated in the biblical Genesis. And why is this so critically important? Because it is vitally necessary to the concept of "Purpose of Relevancy" or simply "Purpose." This book is perhaps the first engineering mode analysis of creation/evolution. Its basis is pure engineering logic in clear and simple language where possible, and where no possible, is clearly defined. I try to take nothing for granted; not even the age of the earth. created us had to resort to eons of evolution. He certainly couldn't be omnipotent or omniscient. It would have been as articulated in the biblical Genesis. And why is this so critically important? Because it is vitally necessary to the concept of "Purpose of Relevancy" or simply "Purpose." This book is perhaps the first engineering mode analysis of creation/evolution. Its basis is pure engineering logic in clear and simple language where possible, and where not possible, is clearly defined. I try not to take anything for granted; not even the age of the earth.

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    Love... from Both Sides
  • Author : Nick Spalding
  • Publisher : Lake Union Press
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1477849882
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Fiction
  • "Dating isn't easy these days. Just ask hapless singletons Jamie Newman and Laura McIntyre, two thirtyish Brits who are trying to remain positive in the face of all of the awkwardness, chaos, and humiliation that pave the road to finding love. Jamie, who's still licking his wounds after his fiancée abandoned him, will try just about anything to find the girl of his dreams: from disastrous blind dates to the world's worst speed-dating event. Laura, who is getting a little nervous with the big 3-0 looming, tries to put her awful-but-sexy ex in her rear view and move on, even if it means blind dates with spandex-clad bikers and drunken first-date hand jobs. When Jamie and Laura finally meet each other, love starts to blossom-- but throw in some bad fajitas, obnoxious parents, and exes coming out of the woodwork, and things get complicated fast. A hilarious, relatable romp through the travails of modern love, this book will make you laugh until you cry"--Amazon.com.

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    Only Revolutions
  • Author : Mark Z. Danielewski
  • Publisher : Pantheon
  • Pages : 386
  • ISBN : 9780375421761
  • Reader Reviews : 28
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Moving back and forth in American history, a kaleidoscopic novel follows Hailey and Sam, two wayward teenagers, as they crash New Orleans parties, barrel up the Mississippi, head through the Badlands, and take on other adventures.

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    The Time Travelers
  • Author : Caroline B. Cooney
  • Publisher : Laurel Leaf
  • Pages : 469
  • ISBN : 9780553494815
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • When Annie Lockwood asks to travel back one hundred years to 1899, when her beloved Strat is in Cairo, she is transported to ancient Egypt instead, thousands of years before Strat was born. Original.

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    A Wrinkle in Time
  • Author : Madeleine L'Engle
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN : 9781429915649
  • Reader Reviews : 513
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Madeleine L'Engle's ground-breaking science fiction and fantasy classic, now a major motion picture. It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger. "Wild nights are my glory," the unearthly stranger told them. "I just got caught in a downdraft and blown off course. Let me sit down for a moment, and then I'll be on my way. Speaking of ways, by the way, there is such a thing as a tesseract." A tesseract (in case the reader doesn't know) is a wrinkle in time. To tell more would rob the reader of the enjoyment of Miss L'Engle's unusual book. A Wrinkle in Time, winner of the Newbery Medal in 1963, is the story of the adventures in space and time of Meg, Charles Wallace, and Calvin O'Keefe (athlete, student, and one of the most popular boys in high school). They are in search of Meg's father, a scientist who disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government on the tesseract problem. A Wrinkle in Time is the winner of the 1963 Newbery Medal. It is the first book in The Time Quintet, which consists of A Wrinkle in Time, A Wind in the Door, A Swiftly Tilting Planet, Many Waters, and An Acceptable Time. A Wrinkle in Time is now a movie from Disney, directed by Ava DuVernay, starring Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling. This title has Common Core connections. Books by Madeleine L'Engle A Wrinkle in Time Quintet A Wrinkle in Time A Wind in the Door A Swiftly Tilting Planet Many Waters An Acceptable Time A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel by Madeleine L'Engle; adapted & illustrated by Hope Larson Intergalactic P.S. 3 by Madeleine L'Engle; illustrated by Hope Larson: A standalone story set in the world of A Wrinkle in Time. The Austin Family Chronicles Meet the Austins (Volume 1) The Moon by Night (Volume 2) The Young Unicorns (Volume 3) A Ring of Endless Light (Volume 4) A Newbery Honor book! Troubling a Star (Volume 5) The Polly O'Keefe books The Arm of the Starfish Dragons in the Waters A House Like a Lotus And Both Were Young Camilla The Joys of Love

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    Forty Autumns
  • Author : Nina Willner
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 9780062410337
  • Reader Reviews : 21
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • In this illuminating and deeply moving memoir, a former American military intelligence officer goes beyond traditional Cold War espionage tales to tell the true story of her family—of five women separated by the Iron Curtain for more than forty years, and their miraculous reunion after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Forty Autumns makes visceral the pain and longing of one family forced to live apart in a world divided by two. At twenty, Hanna escaped from East to West Germany. But the price of freedom—leaving behind her parents, eight siblings, and family home—was heartbreaking. Uprooted, Hanna eventually moved to America, where she settled down with her husband and had children of her own. Growing up near Washington, D.C., Hanna’s daughter, Nina Willner became the first female Army Intelligence Officer to lead sensitive intelligence operations in East Berlin at the height of the Cold War. Though only a few miles separated American Nina and her German relatives—grandmother Oma, Aunt Heidi, and cousin, Cordula, a member of the East German Olympic training team—a bitter political war kept them apart. In Forty Autumns, Nina recounts her family’s story—five ordinary lives buffeted by circumstances beyond their control. She takes us deep into the tumultuous and terrifying world of East Germany under Communist rule, revealing both the cruel reality her relatives endured and her own experiences as an intelligence officer, running secret operations behind the Berlin Wall that put her life at risk. A personal look at a tenuous era that divided a city and a nation, and continues to haunt us, Forty Autumns is an intimate and beautifully written story of courage, resilience, and love—of five women whose spirits could not be broken, and who fought to preserve what matters most: family. Forty Autumns is illustrated with dozens of black-and-white and color photographs.

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    Both Sides Now
  • Author : Amy Wells
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Pages : 372
  • ISBN : 0520942485
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Education
  • This is the untold story of a generation that experienced one of the most extraordinary chapters in our nation's history—school desegregation. Many have attempted to define desegregation, which peaked in the late 1970s, as either a success or a failure; surprisingly few have examined the experiences of the students who lived though it. Featuring the voices of blacks, whites, and Latinos who graduated in 1980 from racially diverse schools, Both Sides Now offers a powerful firsthand account of how desegregation affected students—during high school and later in life. Their stories, set in a rich social and historical context, underscore the manifold benefits of school desegregation while providing an essential perspective on the current backlash against it.

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    Look Both Ways
  • Author : Jennifer Baumgardner
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 260
  • ISBN : 0374531080
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Psychology
  • The co-author of Grassroots and Manifesta explores the role, significance, and influence of bisexuality in modern-day women's lives, looking at the growing visibility of gay and bisexual characters, performers, and issues on the national stage; detailing her own experiences as a bisexual; and examining the implications of the phenomenon. Reprint.

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    Both Sides of the Circle
  • Author : Christmas Humphreys
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Pages : 250
  • ISBN : 9781136228704
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Religion
  • First published in 1978, Christmas Humphrey’s autobiography presents the fascinating history of a life rich and varied in both private and in public. Spanning seven decades it touches on many events of historical interest in which he was personally involved. Among them the abdication of Edward VIII, the Japanese War Trials and his time with the Dalai Lama after his flight from Tibet. The author gives a graphic portrait of life behind the Bar and on the Bench – of what it is like to prosecute and to defend, and of the immense difficulties which face a judge when passing sentence. Here too are recollections of many famous cases of the twentieth century, and of the many murder trials in which he appeared as prosecuting counsel or judge. Of equal interest is his fifty years’ of work in the field of English Buddhism. In 1924 he and his wife founded the Buddhist Society, which would become hugely influential in the spread of Buddhism throughout the West. Both Sides of the Circle is rich in humour and humanity. There is the joyful account of the author’s Edwardian Boyhood followed by the tragedy of his brother’s death in World War 1, which lead to the awakening of his interest in Buddhism and Theosophy. He speaks freely of his encounters with the Dalai Lama, with D.T. Suzuki, with Jung and with the Royal families of Thailand, Sikkim and Nepal, as well as his travels throughout the Europe and in the Orient. Both sides of the Circle is more than autobiography – it is also a spiritual odyssey whose reissue will be of great interest to those who’ve enjoyed Christmas Humphreys’ other work and wish to know more about his brilliant career. It will also be very welcome to those wanted to learn about Buddhism in general, and the origins of English Buddhism in particular.

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    Down on Both Sides
  • Author : Caroline Kurtz
  • Publisher : Catalyst Press
  • Pages : 302
  • ISBN : 1946395153
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Coming of age in 1950s Ethiopia, American Caroline Kurtz returns as an adult with spouse and family, searching for "home."

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    This Side of Paradise
  • Author : F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9780486115146
  • Reader Reviews : 36
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Definitive novel of the "Lost Generation" focuses on the coming of age of Amory Blaine, a handsome, wealthy Princeton student. Fitzgerald's first novel and an immediate, spectacular success. Note.

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    One Day
  • Author : David Nicholls
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9780307739308
  • Reader Reviews : 11
  • Genre : Fiction
  • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE starring ANNE HATHAWAY and JIM STURGESS It’s 1988 and Dexter Mayhew and Emma Morley have only just met. But after only one day together, they cannot stop thinking about one another. Over twenty years, snapshots of that relationship are revealed on the same day—July 15th—of each year. Dex and Em face squabbles and fights, hopes and missed opportunities, laughter and tears. And as the true meaning of this one crucial day is revealed, they must come to grips with the nature of love and life itself. "One of the most hilarious and emotionally riveting love stories you'll ever encounter." —People #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER