I Scare Myself: A Memoir

Author Dan Hicks ISBN-10 1911036238 ISBN-13 9781911036234 Year 2017-04-18 Pages 240 Language English Publisher Jawbone Press Download Link Click Here This vivid memoir of a man described as one of Americas greatest songwriters by Elvis Costello and a cat that was fly sly wily and dry by Tom Waits Dan Hicks had a front row seat to the birth and death of counter culture San Francisco 1966 it would affect both him and his music I Scare Myself captures the highs and lows of a lifelong adventure in music Youll get to see Hicks memories of one of the changes the 60s brought working with great musicians plus a foreward by Elivs Costello and afterword by producer Tommy LiPuma and annotations by his close friend Kristine McKenna I just started taking ingredients I liked and putting them together to see what came out Hicks writes What came out was an amazing blend of complex time signatures unusual instrumentation and intricate vocal harmonies that took him to the top of the 70s rock world but also into a downward spiral of drink and drug abuse Hicks passed away in early 2016 but his music and the stories he tells here remain…

Carry On

Author Rainbow Rowell ISBN-10 1250135028 ISBN-13 9781250135025 Year 2017-05-09 Pages 528 Language English Publisher St. Martin’s Griffin Download Link Click Here A 1 New York Times bestseller Simon Snow is the worst Chosen One who s ever been chosen That s what his roommate Baz says And Baz might be evil and a vampire and a complete git but he s probably right Half the time Simon can t even make his wand work and the other half he sets something on fire His mentor s avoiding him his girlfriend broke up with him and there s a magic eating monster running around wearing Simon s face Baz would be having a field day with all this if he were here it s their last year at the Watford School of Magicks and Simon s infuriating nemesis didn t even bother to show up Carry On is a ghost story a love story and a mystery It has just as much kissing and talking as you d expect from a Rainbow Rowell story but far far more monsters

A Touch of Farmhouse Charm: Easy DIY Projects to Add a Warm and Rustic Feel to Any Room

Author Liz Fourez ISBN-10 1624142923 ISBN-13 9781624142925 Year 2016-12-06 Pages 192 Language English Publisher Page Street Publishing Download Link Click Here Create the Home Youve Always Dreamed of with Easy Authentic Farmhouse DcorOpening A Touch of Farmhouse Charm is like taking a breath of fresh clean country air With the turn of each page Liz Fourez leads you on a tour through her familys house restored to its 1940s rustic farm style and teaches you how to make each handmade decoration yourself The projects require minimal effort yet add instant charm to any room With your blue jeans on and a few of the most basic supplies in hand youll be on your way to your dream home in no time Youll learn how to make a custom wood Family Name Sign for your living room a Wooden Boot Tray on Casters for the entryway a Ruffled Stool Slipcover for the kitchen and a Rustic Wooden Frame for the bedroom plus decorations for the office bathroom kids bedroom and playroom Farmhouse style is about cultivating a connection among family home and nature A Touch of Farmhouse Charm helps you bring the warmth and beauty of simpler times to your modern…

Mockingbird Songs: My Friendship with Harper Lee

Author Wayne Flynt ISBN-10 006266008X ISBN-13 9780062660084 Year 2017-05-02 Pages 240 Language English Publisher Harper Download Link Click Here An indelible portrait of one of the most famous and beloved authors in the canon of American literaturea collection of letters between Harper Lee and one of her closest friends that reveals the famously private writer as never before in her own words The violent racism of the American South drove Wayne Flynt away from his home state of Alabama but the publication of To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lees classic novel about courage community and equality inspired him to return in the early 1960s and craft a career documenting and teaching Alabama history His writing resonated with many Alabamians in particular three sisters Louise Alice and Nelle Harper Lee Beginning with their first meeting in 1983 a mutual respect and affection for the states history and literature matured into a deep friendship between two families who can trace their roots there back more than five generations Flynt and Nelle Harper Lee began writing to one other while she was living in New Yorkheartfelt insightful and humorous letters in which they swapped stories information and opinions on topics both personal and…

Esther: In-Depth Bible Study Journal

Author Darlene Schacht ISBN-10 0995056773 ISBN-13 9780995056770 Year 2017-02-23 Pages 84 Language English Publisher Time-Warp Wife Ministries Download Link Click Here This delightful and inspiring journal takes you on an exploration through the book of Esther Insight encouragement and thought provoking questions motivate you to dig deeper into scripture and hold fast to your faith The style of this journal is perfect for small group study as members can work on these booklets at home and return for discussion Its also ideal for those who prefer to study alone Although Gods name is never mentioned in the book of Esther His presence and power are evident as He orchestrates the details of this story We see how every aspect is perfectly timed and every obstacle is moved aside by the hand of God The emphasis on the providence and the provision of God make this journal a must have for anyone seeking encouragement and hope in difficult situations Inside this book youll find thought provoking questions interesting anecdotes whimsical images character analysis worksheets and more

Six Women of Salem: The Untold Story of the Accused and Their Accusers in the Salem Witch Trials

Author Marilynne K. Roach ISBN-10 0306821206 ISBN-13 9780306821202 Year 2013-09-03 Pages 472 Language English Publisher Da Capo Press Download Link Click Here Six Women of Salem is the first work to use the lives of a select number of representative women as a microcosm to illuminate the larger crisis of the Salem witch trials By the end of the trials beyond the twenty who were executed and the five who perished in prison 207 individuals had been accused 74 had been afflicted 32 had officially accused their fellow neighbors and 255 ordinary people had been inexorably drawn into that ruinous and murderous vortex and this doesn t include the religious judicial and governmental leaders All this adds up to what the Rev Cotton Mather called a desolation of names The individuals involved are too often reduced to stock characters and stereotypes when accuracy is sacrificed to indignation And although the flood of names and detail in the history of an extraordinary event like the Salem witch trials can swamp the individual lives involved individuals still deserve to be remembered and in remembering specific lives modern readers can benefit from such historical intimacy By examining the lives of six specific women…

How to Draw People (Dover How to Draw)

Author Barbara Soloff Levy ISBN-10 0486420604 ISBN-13 9780486420608 Year 2002-05-21 Pages 64 Language English Publisher Dover Publications Download Link Click Here By joining circles ovals rectangles cylinders and other common shapes even the budding artist can easily create 30 different characters a fireman a drummer a mailman a cowboy an astronaut a roller skating girl a boy on a swing and more Simple directions step by step illustrations and blank practice pages make it even easier You can color the pictures when you are done it s a fun filled way to teach art to young children or a beginner that enjoys drawing

Basketball Junkie: A Memoir

Author Chris Herren ISBN-10 1250006899 ISBN-13 9781250006899 Year 2012-05-08 Pages 288 Language English Publisher St. Martin’s Griffin Download Link Click Here I was dead for thirty seconds That s what the cop in Fall River told me When the EMTs found me there was a needle in my arm and a packet of heroin in the front seat At basketball crazy Durfee High School in Fall River Massachusetts junior guard Chris Herren carried his family s and the city s dreams on his skinny frame His grandfather father and older brother had created their own sports legends in a declining city he was the last best hope for a career beyond the shuttered mills and factories Herren was heavily recruited by major universities chosen as a McDonald s All American featured in a Sports Illustrated cover story and at just seventeen years old became the central figure in Fall River Dreams an acclaimed book about the 1994 Durfee team s quest for the state championship Leaving Fall River for college Herren starred on Jerry Tarkanian s Fresno State Bulldogs team of talented misfits which included future NBA players as well as future convicted felons His gritty tattooed hip hop persona…

Birds of Georgia Field Guide

Author Stan Tekiela ISBN-10 1885061471 ISBN-13 9781885061478 Year 2002-07-11 Pages 368 Language English Publisher Adventure Publications Download Link Click Here Make bird watching in Georgia even more enjoyable With Stan Tekiela s famous field guide bird identification is simple and informative There s no need to look through dozens of photos of birds that don t live in Georgia This book features 140 species of Georgia birds organized by color for ease of use Do you see a yellow bird and don t know what it is Go to the yellow section to find out Fact filled information a compare feature range maps and detailed photographs help to ensure that you positively identify the birds that you see

Dandies and Desert Saints: Styles of Victorian Masculinity

Author James Eli Adams ISBN-10 0801482089 ISBN-13 9780801482083 Year 1995-11-30 Pages 264 Language English Publisher Cornell University Press Download Link Click Here A Choice Outstanding Academic Book for 1996 While drawing on work in feminism queer theory and cultural history Dandies and Desert Saints challenges scholars to rethink simplistic notions of Victorian manhood James Eli Adams examines masculine identity in Victorian literature from Thomas Carlyle through Oscar Wilde analyzing authors who identify the age s ideal of manhood as the power of self discipline What distinguishes Adams s book from others in the recent explosion of interest in masculinity is his refusal to approach masculinity primarily in terms of patriarchy or phallogocentrism or within the binary of homosexualities and heterosexualities