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15 Seconds

2012-04-26 | Fiction


• Author :_Andrew Gross
• Pages :_464 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_0007460864
• ISBN-13 :_9780007460861

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• Description : ‘A total white knuckle stay-up-all-night thrill ride’ (Harlan Coben) from the bestselling author of Reckless and Killing Hour. Fifteen seconds can tear a life apart.. [...] by Publisher : 'HarperCollins UK'

Six Seconds

2012-11-15 | Fiction


• Author :_Rick Mofina
• Pages :_400 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_1460308212
• ISBN-13 :_9781460308219

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• Description : A vengeful woman who aches for her place in paradise... In Iraq an aid worker who lost her husband and child in a brutal attack saves the life of an American contractor. Believing he can help her avenge her family's deaths, she follows him back home to the United States. An anguished mother desperate to find her child... In California a soccer mom arrives to pick up her son from school, only to discover that her husband has taken their child and vanished without a trace. A detective who needs to redeem himself... In the Rocky Mountains an off-duty cop rescues a little girl from a raging river moments before she utters her final words in his arms. Haunted by failure, he launches an investigation that leads him to a Montana school where time is ticking down on an event that will rewrite history.... Three strangers entangled in a plot to change the world in only six seconds.... [...] by Publisher : 'Harlequin'

42 Seconds

2018-04-17 | Religion


• Author :_Carl Medearis
• Pages :_176 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_1631464906
• ISBN-13 :_9781631464904

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• Description : The average length of Jesus’ conversations as recorded in the Gospels was 42 seconds long. This is good news for all of us. It frees us up to talk about the most important part of our lives in a way that’s natural, meaningful, and helpful instead of clumsy, awkward, and irrelevant. Anyone who has spent countless uncomfortable hours walking from house to house with a clipboard or flash cards that talk about four spiritual laws understands. Jesus’ conversations were remarkably simple. Contemporary Christian lingo has set up a dichotomy between what we call “discipleship” and “evangelism,” but the Bible doesn’t do that. Jesus had conversations all the time with those who thought they were close to God, as well as with those who deemed themselves lost and without hope. He invited all of them to come and learn from Him. 42 Seconds is a simple book that uses the ordinary moments of our lives the way Jesus used the same moments in his own. The premise is straightforward: If we can learn from Jesus how to have great conversations, it will change our lives and the lives of those around us. Its four-part structure, including five short chapters per section, is for churches and small groups to engage with the practical ideas together. 42 Seconds includes discussion questions to help groups and individuals implement Jesus’ natural rhythm of interaction in their own lives. [...] by Publisher : 'NavPress'



• Author :_Peter Bregman
• Pages :_288 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_9780062372420
• ISBN-13 :_0062372424

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• Description : Peter Bregman, author of the Wall Street Journal bestseller 18 Minutes, offers strategies to replace energy-wasting, counter-productive habits that commonly derail us with truly effective ones. The things we want most—peace of mind, fulfilling relationships, to do well at work—are surprisingly straightforward to realize. But too often our best efforts to attain them are built on destructive habits that sabotage us. In Four Seconds, Peter Bregman shows us how to replace negative patterns with energy boosting and productive behaviors. To thrive in our fast-paced world all it takes is to pause for as few as four seconds—the length of a deep breath—allowing us to make intentional and tactical choices that lead to better outcomes. Four Seconds reveals: Why listening—not arguing—is the best strategy for changing someone’s mind Why setting goals can actually harm performance How to use strategic disengagement to recover focus and willpower How taking responsibility for someone else’s failure can actually help your team Practical and insightful, Four Seconds provides simple solutions to create the results you want without the stress. [...] by Publisher : 'HarperOne'



• Author :_Phil Bolsta
• Pages :_224 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_1416565779
• ISBN-13 :_9781416565772

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• Description : Spiritual awakenings, whether quiet and subtle or dramatic and breathtaking, are deeply personal events. More than half of us have undergone a spiritual transformation, each unique and life-changing. We may only have a moment or two to act or we may have a few months to sort things out. We may curse the gods or sink to our knees in gratitude. Th e circumstances vary but two things are certain. One, our life is about to change. And two, it's a day we will not soon forget. Sixty Seconds is an uplifting collection of intimate, heartfelt stories from prominent people who graciously share their personal experiences with the profound. Their moving, life-altering interviews powerfully illustrate that sacred moments of illumination and insight are available to us all. [...] by Publisher : 'Simon and Schuster'



• Author :_David Owen
• Pages :_320 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_9781416598329
• ISBN-13 :_1416598324

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• Description : The first plain-paper office copier -- which was introduced in 1960 and has been called the most successful product ever marketed in America -- is unusual among major high-technology inventions in that its central process was conceived by a single person. David Owen's fascinating narrative tells the story of the machine nobody thought we needed but now we can't live without. Chester Carlson grew up in unspeakable poverty, worked his way through junior college and the California Institute of Technology, and made his discovery in solitude in the depths of the Great Depression. He offered his big idea to two dozen major corporations -- among them IBM, RCA, and General Electric -- all of which turned him down. So persistent was this failure of capitalist vision that by the time the Xerox 914 was manufactured by an obscure photographic-supply company in Rochester, New York, Carlson's original patent had expired. Xerography was so unusual and nonintuitive that it conceivably could have been overlooked entirely. Scientists who visited the drafty warehouses where the first machines were built sometimes doubted that Carlson's invention was even theoretically feasible. Drawing on interviews, Xerox company archives, and the private papers of the Carlson family, David Owen has woven together a fascinating and instructive story about persistence, courage, and technological innovation -- a story that has never before been fully told. [...] by Publisher : 'Simon and Schuster'



• Author :_Stephanie Arnold, Sari Padorr
• Pages :_208 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_9780062402189
• ISBN-13 :_0062402188

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• Description : Like Proof of Heaven and To Heaven and Back, a medical drama with heavenly implications in which a woman receives premonitions of her death that come true, and her discovery of the heavenly help available to all of us. When she was pregnant with her second child, Stephanie Arnold had a sudden and overwhelming premonition that she would die during the delivery. Though she tried to tell the medical team and her family what was going to happen, neither the doctors nor her loved ones gave her warnings credence. Finding no physical indications that anything was wrong, they attributed her foreboding to hormones and anxiety. One member of the medical team did take her concerns seriously enough, and made the fateful decision to order extra units of blood “just in case.” Then, during the delivery, Stephanie suffered a rare Amniotic Fluid Embolism. She went into cardiac arrest and flat-lined for 37 seconds. She died. Using the supplementary blood, the medical team revived her, and she remained unconscious for more than six days. After months of recovery, Stephanie began to remember details of her experience, details she knew because she had witnessed the entire dramatic event, including her death, from outside her body—beside other spirits that were with her. In this remarkable true story, Stephanie recounts her harrowing journey and shares her surprising spiritual discoveries: we are not alone and have more loving help than we can imagine surrounding us. [...] by Publisher : 'HarperOne'



• Author :_Steve Jenkins
• Pages :_40 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_0547770006
• ISBN-13 :_9780547770000

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• Description : What can happen in just a second, a minute, or an hour?How can we measure time? The flap of a vulture’s wing. A crocodile’s heartbeat. The weight of a baby blue whale. The life of a mayfly. These increments of time may sound a bit strange, but they are all fascinating ways in which we can think about time. But what exactly is time? In Just a Second, the award-winning author-illustrator Steve Jenkins brings forth unique ways to think about time beyond the hands we see every day on a ticking clock. This non-fiction picture book explores time and how we think about it in a different way—as a series of events in the natural world (some of them directly observable, others not) that take place in a given unit of time. Steve Jenkins' extraordinary illustrations will accompany this engaging look at time. [...] by Publisher : 'Houghton Mifflin Harcourt'



• Author :_Gavin De Becker, Thomas A. Taylor, Jeff Marquart
• Pages :_655 sheets
• ISBN-10 :_9780615214474
• ISBN-13 :_0615214479

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