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My Faith in Immortality

By: Barton, William E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Indianaopolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1926

Seller ID: 2119198


Lightly foxed, minor pencil marginalia, flaps of absent jacket laid in, ink name & address on front endpaper. 1926 Hard Cover. 281, [1] pp. 8vo. A religious study of the afterlife. View more info

Nell the Nebbish: The True Adventures of a Mensch in Hiding

By: Berkus, Rusty

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Red Rose Press: 1988

Seller ID: 1500930


Front cover corners creased. 1988 Soft Cover. 52 pp. Once in a great while a person comes along whose view of reality works harmoniously with the universe. Such a person is Nell the Nebbish. As Nell grew up, she did not fit into the American ideal of what a child is supposed to be like or look like. She was gangly, awkward, and did not excel in school or sports. Yet her parents had waited a decade for her arrival and viewed her as a treasure; they bestowed upon her uncon... View more info

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Don't Sweat the Small Stuff... and It's All Small Stuff: Simple Ways to Keep the Little Things From Taking Over Your Life

By: Carlson, Richard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: MFJ Books: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2201901


Ink note and label to front endpaper. Near Fine. 1997 Small Hard Cover. 248 pp. Does your life seem to have as many ups and downs as a soap opera? Then let this little book that spent 100 weeks on THE NEW YORK TIMES bestseller list show you how to stop blowing things out of proportion, stop worrying about things that might happen (but probably won't), stop obsessing about things you can't change and things that just don't matter--and start living! View more info

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Don't Sweat the Small Stuff... and It's All Small Stuff: Simple Ways to Keep the Little Things From Taking Over Your Life

By: Carlson, Richard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Hyperion: 1997

Seller ID: 2261929


A nice copy. 1997 Small Softcover. 248 pp. In thoughtful and insightful language, author Richard Carlson reveals ways to calm down in the midst of your incredibly hurried, stress-filled life. You can learn to put things into perspective by making the small daily changes Dr. Carlson suggests, including advice such as Choose your battles wisely; Remind yourself that when you die, your 'in' box won't be empty; and Make peace with imperfection. With Don't Sweat the Small Stu... View more info

How to Stop Worrying and Start Living

By: Carnegie, Dale

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1948

Seller ID: 1532280


Reprint. Lacks jacket. Boards a bit spotted, edge wear. 1948 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 306 pp. CONTENTS: Preface; Part One. Fundamental Facts You Should KNow About Worry; Part Two. Basic Techniques in Analyzing Worry; Part Three. How to Break the Worry Habit Before It Breaks You; Part Four. Seven Ways to Cultivate a Mental Attitude That Will Bring You Peace and Happiness; Part Five. The Perfect Way to Conquer Worry; Part Six. How to Keep F... View more info

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Head First: The Biology of Hope and the Healing Power of the Human Spirit

By: Cousins, Norman

Price: $3.00

Publisher: A Dutton Book: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1536763


First edition. Includes original jacket. Gift note on title page. Very Good. 1989 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 368 pp. People tell me not to offer hope unless I know hope to be real, but I don't have the power not to respond to an outstretched hand. I don't know enough to say that hope can't be real. I'm not sure anyone knows enough to deny hope. I have seen too many cases these past ten years when death predictions were delivered from high p... View more info

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A Widow, A Chihuahua and Harry Truman

By: Crain, Mary Beth

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Harper San Francisco: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1295447


First edition. Dust jacket edge wear, ink gift note on front free endpaper. Good. 2000 Hard Cover. 201 pp. When Mary Beth Crain lost her husband of only three years to cancer, she though she would never again know the meaning of the word happiness. Inconsolable, she couldn't imagine anything with the power to draw her out of the seemingly bottomless pit of grief. But there was a savior - or two - on the horizon, in the form of President Harry S. Truman, Mary Beth's idol,... View more info

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To MySelf Be True: A Simple Book to Empower Women

By: De La Vega, Reena; Oyer, Deanna

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Bridges Publishing: 1998

Seller ID: 1509028


Lightly rubbed. 1998 Trade Paperback. xvi, 116 pp. A book designed to inspire women to discover their own inner power and beauty, drawing from the author's own experience in her transition from fear to wholeness. View more info

Taking Flight: A Book of Story Meditations

By: De Mello, Anthony

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1521594


First edition. Address label on front endpaper, jacket rubbed & toned. Good. 1988 Hard Cover. 190 pp. This book contains 250 stories, grouped under the themes of prayer, awareness, religion, grace, the 'saints', the self, love, and truth. View more info

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Friendship Book of Francis Gay, 1980

By: Gay, Francis

Price: $3.00

Publisher: D.C. Thomson & Co., Ltd.: 1979

Seller ID: 1294942


Pages slightly toned, light wear. Very Good. 1979 Hard Cover. A thought for each day in 1980 - a nice gift for anyone born in that year. View more info

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Whom are You Leaning On?

By: Heatter, Gabriel

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Pocket Publications: 1926

Seller ID: 1736941


Ink name and address on front endpaper. 1926 Hard Cover. 135 pp. 8vo. Flexible hardcover binding. A book giving advice on finance and finding the beauty in life. View more info

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Apples of Gold in Pictures of Silver: Containing Full and Complete Suggestions for Spiritual and Material Prosperity

By: Johnson, Blanche Wynne (Editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: B.F. Johnson Publishing Co.: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200540


First edition. Front hinge weak, page ridges foxed & stained, ink marks inside front cover. 1894 Large Hardcover. 552 pp. 102 illustrations throughout. A collection of literary excerpts with a focus on self-development. CONTENTS: APPLES OF GOLD FOR CHILDREN: Tot's Selfishness; Chubby Dixon's Prayer; Emily's Picnic; A Little Maid of the Revolution; Tom's Make-Up Party; Our Band of Mercy Story; A Real Knight; Frightened Prayers; A Labor of Love; Can't Help it; Her Name; A ... View more info

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Mr. Albion's Joy'Ems

By: Joyce, Joseph Albion

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harlo Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1296938


First edition. Dust jacket edge wear, ink gift note on front free endpaper. Good. 1973 Hard Cover. 63 pp. In an age that honors abstraction and gloom it is good to discover JOY'EMS, a book that communicated gladness, and to find here only clean words - whatever their number of syllables. Happily, there is a retreat from the tortured and unintelligible (best witnessed in the appointment of Sir John Betjeman as England's seventeenth Poet Laureate) and renewed respect for p... View more info

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Half-Hour Talks on Character Building by Self-Made Men and Women

By: Kirtley, J.S.; Hopkins, Henry; Roosevelt, Theodore; Beveridge, Albert J.; Sheldon, Charles M.; Angell, James B.; Howard, O.O.; Booth, Ballington; Jordan, David Starr; Bok, Edward; McClure, A.K.; Rankin, David; Greely, A.W.; Keller, Helen; Woolley, Mary E

Price: $30.00

Publisher: P.W. Ziegler & Co.: 1889

Seller ID: 2013806


Boards a bit rubbed, hinges loosening. 1889 Hard Cover. 600 pp. Includes 70 full-page half-tone illustrations. Green cloth, gilt titles. A collection of short works by influential and successful individuals, designed to aid the reader in developing the strong character necessary to reach personal goals. Includes contributions by Theodore Roosevelt, Helen Keller, and many others. View more info

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Give to Live: How Giving Can Change Your Life

By: Lawson, Douglas M.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: ALTI Publishing: 1991

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1510704


Signed by author. Page ridges & inside covers foxed. 1991 Trade Paperback. 208 pp. Many of us give up our lives by the time we reach twenty-one. We don't go to an early grave, thanks to medical science, but far too many of us lose our life force, our direction, our purpose. The challenge is age-old: how are we to live and enjoy our lives fully? The threefold approach set forth in this book is one practical solution to that dilemma. View more info

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African Proverbs

By: Leslau, Charlotte; Leslau, Wolf; Hill, Jeff

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peter Pauper Press: 1985

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2204036


Second edition. A nice copy. Sticker to jacket rear. 1985 Small Hard Cover. 61 pp. A collection of African proverbs. Keywords: CHARLOTTE WOLF LESLAU JEFF HILL AFRICAN PROVERBS AFRICA QUOTES REFERENCE QUOTABLE LIFESTYLES SELF-HELP SELF-IMPROVEMENT INSPIRATIONAL LITERATURE View more info

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Friendship: The Good and Perfect Gift (A Christmas Message)

By: Ogden, Ruth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes: 1903

Seller ID: 1859250


Light foxing in front and rear matter. 1903 Small Hard Cover. 61 pp. A lovely 1903 rumination on the subject of friendship. A perfect holiday gift for any friend. View more info

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The Last Lecture

By: Pausch, Randy; Zaslow, Jeffrey

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Hyperion: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2201736


Reprint. Includes original jacket. An exceptional copy. 2008 Hard Cover. 206 pp. A lot of professors give talks titled The Last Lecture. Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them. And while they speak, audiences can't help but mull the same question: What wisdom would we impart to the world if we knew it was our last chance? If we had to vanish tomorrow, what would we want as our legacy When Randy Pausch, a computer scienc... View more info

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The Last Lecture

By: Pausch, Randy; Zaslow, Jeffrey

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Hyperion: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199866


First edition. Includes original jacket. An exceptional copy. Fine. 2008 Hard Cover. 206 pp. A lot of professors give talks titled The Last Lecture. Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them. And while they speak, audiences can't help but mull the same question: What wisdom would we impart to the world if we knew it was our last chance? If we had to vanish tomorrow, what would we want as our legacy When Randy Pausch, a com... View more info

The Road Less Traveled: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and Spiritual Growth

By: Peck, M. Scott

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1978

Seller ID: 1500055


Spine & front cover corner creased, cover & pages toned. 1978 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 320 pp. 'Life is difficult.' With this first sentence, Dr. M. Scott Peck revolutionized the way we live our lives, and it is no less true today than when it was written twenty years ago. In this guide to confronting and resolving our problems-and suffering through the changes-we learn that we can reach a higher level of self knowledge. Written in a... View more info

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In Search of Stones: A Pilgrimage of Faith, Reason, and Discovery

By: Peck, M. Scott

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Hyperion: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1295433


First edition. Minor jacket edge wear. Near Fine. 1995 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 422 pp. From the acclaimed author of The Road Less Traveled comes the personal story of his own journey of self-discovery. On a three-week spiritual quest with his wife to see the ancient megalithic stones in the countryside of Wales, England, and Scotland, he gained insight into such issues as parenthood, holiness, romance, art, and his own shortcomings. View more info

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A Child Called It: One Child's Courage to Survive

By: Pelzer, Dave

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Omaha Press: 1995

Seller ID: 2201239


Minor wear to corners. 1995 Trade Paperback. xi, 184 pp., 4-page terminal publisher ad. This book chronicles the unforgettable account of one of the most severe child abuse cases in California history. It is the story of Dave Pelzer, who was brutally beaten and starved by his emotionally unstable, alcoholic mother: a mother who played tortuous, unpredictable games--games that left him nearly dead. He had to learn how to play his mother's games in order to survive because... View more info

Work as a Spiritual Practice: A Practical Buddhist Approach to Inner Growth and Satisfaction on the Job

By: Richmond, Lewis

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Broadway Books: 1999

Seller ID: 1506367


Jacket edge wear, cover corners bumped, large stain causes pages and jacket to wrinkle, moderate shelf wear, light page toning. Fair. 1999 Hard Cover. 272 pp. A guide to developing and maintaining a spiritual life on the job, drawn from the teachings and practices of Buddhist tradition. Most people associate Buddhism with developing calm, kindness, and compassion through meditation. Lewis Richmond's Work as a Spiritual Practice shows us another aspect of Buddhism: the ac... View more info

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Women Food and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything

By: Roth, Geneen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2010

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2200556


Pages lightly toned. Fine. 2010 Hard Cover. viii, 211 pp. After three decades of studying, teaching, and writing about our compulsions with food, bestselling author Geneen Roth adds a powerful new dimension to her work in Women Food and God. She begins with her most basic concept: the way you eat is inseparable from your core beliefs about being alive. Your relationship with food is an exact mirror of your feelings about love, fear, anger, meaning, transformation and, y... View more info

Enjoy Living: An Invitation to Happiness

By: Schauffler, Robert Haven

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company: 1939

Seller ID: 1309104


No jacket. Boards a bit rubbed and spotted, pages toned, front endpaper removed but included, large amounts of underlining and marginalia throughout text. 1939 Hard Cover. CONTENTS: TO BEGIN WITH: Folding Umbrella; 'Felicity? Inquire Within!'; A Pattern for Living; IN THE SHORT RUN (PSYCHOLOGICAL FIRST AID TOWARDS HAPPINESS): Mental Novacaine; Now Is Your Chance; Spice of Life; Human Alarm Clock; Re-Educating the Unconscious; Stocking the Armoury; Principle Thing; Perspe... View more info

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Out for Character: Twenty-Six Articles Written by Twenty-Six Thoughtful and Eminent Persons Interested in the Vital Questions Concerning the Mental and Moral Well-Being of Young Men and Women

By: Sharp, F.C.; Barbour, Clarence A.; Brewster, Benjamin; Wilbur, Ray Lyman; Foster, Wm. T.; Adkins, Grace Reese; Philipson, David; Vance, James I.; Jordan, David Starr; Mullins, E.Y.; Pohlman, A.; King, Wm. Wirt; Gault, Robert H.; Ainslie, Peter; Goss, Cha

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Vir Publishing Company: 1922

Seller ID: 2263121


Page ridges lightly foxed, pencil name on front endpaper. 1922 Hard Cover. 112 pp. Twenty-six articles written by twenty-six thoughtful and eminent persons interested in the vital questions concerning the mental and moral well-being of young men and women. View more info

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My Family Compass: A Journey through Family Secrets and Dysfunction

By: Stone, Ann [La Sala, Jenny]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Trafford Publishing: 2013

Seller ID: 2027476


Brand new, directly from author. 2013 Hard Cover. x, 172 pp. 8vo. My Family Compass is about a tight-knit family and the dark secrets that are bound to destroy their healthy relationship. This moving book chronicles Stone and her family's journey into the abyss of deception, greed, pain, loss, and delusional entitlements. She aims to let the readers know, especially those who are dealing with the same problem, that they are not alone. View more info

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Healing Thoughts

By: Sykes, Julia Neal

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Kamkyi Books: 2000

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2204070


Revised edition. Near fine. 2000 Trade Paperback. xviii, 199 pp. A collection of poems inspired by grief and written to ease the healing proccess. View more info

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Whatsoever Things Are True

By: Whaley, Harold

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Unity Books: 1980

Seller ID: 2119143


Pencil checkmarks next to many of the quotes. No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 1980 Small Hard Cover. 63 pp. A book of inspirational quotes from philosophers and other intellectuals. View more info