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Recovering the Self: A Journal of Hope and Healing (2 Copies)
Dr Bernie Siegel M D, Holli Kenley
Loving Healing Press
Recovering the Self: A Journal of Hope and Healing (Vol. VI, No. 2) November 2017
Recovering The Self is a quarterly journal which explores the themes of recovery and healing through the lenses of poetry, memoir, opinion, essays, fiction, humor, art, media reviews and psycho-education. Contributors to RTS Journal come from around the globe to deliver unique perspectives you won't find anywhere else!
Winners: Sharon Kratz, Natalie Kozaczka
Only in Key West (1 Copy)
Kenneth D. Michaels
La Mancha Press
When vacationing Chicago detectives Nick and Norm witness a tragic accident involving a famous entertainer, the local police chief asks for their help. The duo's investigation uncovers crime and corruption in paradise as they come face-to-face with a ruthless killer...As homegrown eccentrics, drag queens, and dwarves rush to their aid in this heart- pounding thriller!
Winner: Naiëlle Lucella
One Chance (2 Copies)
Being an orphan is tough and not knowing why makes it that much harder for Sandy. But now she's being sent to a new orphanage and middle school and needs to look forward not back. Before moving, Sandy meets Brian at school, and he reveals the existence of the magical Stone of Discedo that allows whoever has it to time travel. Maybe this is her one chance to go back in time and find out what happened to her parents. However, the stone has its own history and its own rules. Twelve years ago, it was stolen from a lab in Germany, and many people want control of its magical powers. Suddenly, Sandy, Brian, and the other orphans are thrust into a world of threatening notes, robbery, and murder. Will they be able to follow the stone's rules to go back in time and change history, so Sandy can have her one chance to find out what happened to her parents? Or will the stone fall into the wrong hands again?
Winners: Eron Richmond, Sandy Okstad
A Penny for Your Thoughts (1 Copy)
Sherrill S. Cannon
Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Co.
Have you ever loved, been loved, been confused about love, or suffered from loss of love? All these feelings have been captured and shared in the words of heartfelt poems, compiled over many years by a former teacher and award-winning author.
Sherrill S. Cannon now shares her thoughts in this book of feelings. "As a teacher, I used poetry to help counsel many troubled teens and friends, and have continued this pattern throughout the years."
There are three sections in her book: Heads, Spinning, and Tails ... (Love & Loss: Coin Toss?). The variety of lyrical poetry forms include free verse, blank verse, haiku, and sonnets. Some poems are simply plays on words.
Winner: Amber Dubord
You Can Transform Your Life (3 Copies)
Lotus Wisdom Publishing
STEP INTO A NEW LIFE ... A NEW WAY OF BEING!
This book provides processes, tools and practices to take you on a journey of transformation. If you have ever dreamed of making changes in your life and wondered "How do I even begin?" You Can Transform Your Life will show you how. It provides a simple step-by-step plan for transformation to support you every step of the way!
Allow these 52 Oracle messages of inspiration, affirmation mantras and symbols, to be your guide. Discover practical tips and tools for deep inner transformation, leading you along a fascinating path of self-discovery and to new levels of awareness.
Whether you desire a complete life makeover, or simply want to learn new ways to enhance your life experience, You Can Transform Your Life provides a plan that can support and guide you on a journey of personal growth and spiritual transformation.
Winners: Melody Bubier, Sonya Strait, Sharon Clark
The Tao of Sudoku: Yoga for the Brain (3 Copies)
Cristina Smith, Rick Smith
Want a fun way to maintain, train and entertain your brain? The Tao of Sudoku delivers health and happiness through the power of positive play. This is the perfect book for Sudoku beginners to intermediate puzzlers. Enjoy goodies galore to enhance your life inside this award-winning book.
It dishes up fascinating facts, Taoist philosophy, and some surprising benefits of this popular puzzle, providing chicken soup for your brain and soul. The 100 easy to intermediate puzzles come with an inspiring quote, making every page both a challenge to be solved and a meditation for self-realization.
Winners: Gary Nooger, Kayla Klontz, Adella Gonzalez
The Adventures of Zealy and Whubba: A New Life Begins! (2 Copies)
Roe De Pinto
Silver Award Winner- Mom's Choice Awards-The Adventures of Zealy and Whubba"A New Life Begins"Book 1 Series 1A very special welcome to a beautiful, baby girl...bright-eyed, little seal pup, that is!When adorable, little Zealy is born, Whubba couldn't be more excited! The latest in his line of powerful orcas, he's the protector around here―and now, he's also going to keep Zealy safe in her new marine environment, and doing so with tender, loving care!With its bright and cheery illustrations, The Adventures of Zealy and Whubba, "a New Life Begins", the first in a series, is appropriate for infants through age five. As Zealy grows up under Whubba's watchful gaze, the two adventurous babies teach readers that growing with love, caring and sharing are the most important parts of family life, as they melt your heart with their precious innocence.
Winners: Gracie Mosko, Dan McClure
Zealy's Very First Swim (2 Copies)
Roe De Pinto
10x Award Winning Series 2016/2017 including the Silver Mom's Choice Winning book, Zealy's Very First Swim! Those two, heartwarming characters, Zealy and Whubba, develop their relationship through learning, loving and protecting one another. Although this little "killer" whale and fluffy little sealpup would normally be the most unlikely of friends, they become the most, adorable, fun-loving pair in the sea! Zealy learns to swim in this episode with her daddy's guidance and Whubba practices with her, while having tons of fun doing all kinds of tricks that Zealy never knew she could do! Just by practicing with Whubba, she learns so many moves, splishing and splashing, diving over and under Whubba and even riding on his back! Float along with Zealy and Whubba and enjoy the learning and the fun! The little "killer" and fluffy sealpup will kill you with their kindness and sweetness, melting your heart as they put a smile on your face and your little one's, too. Let the world of Zealy and Whubba light up your world with happiness!
Winners: Krypton Imai, Alisha Sawyer
Zealy and Whubba Go Fishing (2 Copies)
Roe De Pinto
This third edition of the Zealy and Whubba first series spotlights on Zealy's ability to catch fish which is one of the most important facets of survival for any marine mammal. Eating fish is their lifesource. It is a skill that almost comes naturally to sea animals yet follows the process of a parent training their young, teaching them to grow and endure life's lessons. So, along with Whubba's help and her daddy's teaching, Zealy becomes a wonderful fisherman! Throughout this learning process, Zealy grows closer to Whubba, enjoying his sharing and caring and watchful eye, protecting Zealy as they play and have the greatest fun in the sun. Zealy loves every minute and looks forward to a new day with her sweetest friend, Whubba, when she can learn something else new in her brand new world of surprises! Enjoy these two precious characters and watch your little ones smile as they relate to the love and special caring that Zealy and Whubba portray in their everyday life- growing together, side by side.
Winners: Ginger Harless, Margaret Adkisson
Too Much Junk in My Trunk! The Adventures of Zealy and Whubba (2 Copies)
Roe De Pinto
This newest release, "Too Much Junk in My Trunk!" teaches children to eat a variety of food, encourages them to try new foods from early on, and teaches them not to overeat as well as providing comfort in knowing that their parents will usually "fix their boo-boo" so they know who to go to when that occurs! This edition actually engages the child throughout the book through questioning the reader, which enhances the child's experience of what the characters are embracing throughout the story.
Winners: Esther Soban, Mary Taylor
Van Ripplewink: You Can't Go Home Again (3 Copies)
Van wakes in a dark, muddy field. Confused, he heads home and his situation soon becomes alarming; everything has changed -- the cars, the buildings, and the people. Attacked by a violent gang and rescued by Charles, a kindly black man, Van arrives home to find his parents gone and strangers living in his house. With the aid of Charles, his beautiful young niece, and a violent, alcoholic homeless man, Van fights for a place in this new unrecognizable world by supplying a now-rare commodity…truth.
Winners: Hannah Crider, Danny Goode, Tracee Imai
Just Shut Up and Drive (2 Copies)
One teen, one cranky old man and the open road. What could go wrong? Eighteen-year old Wil Carter can think of more than a fistful of things he’d rather do than go on a road trip with his ninety-five year old grandfather. But when Gramps Wilf barks an order, you listen or get an earful of grief. Wil lost his parents in a horrible car accident when he was five. Gramps has been the only parent he has ever known. Now that he’s ready to go off to college, the old man says he has things Wil needs to learn to be the man he’s supposed to be. But the trip turns out to be more than he bargains for. Along their week-long road trip across the Canadian Prairies, Wil not only learns tidbits about his own life, but realizes the grandfather he thought he knew has mysteries of his own. With each stop they make, a new layer of emotional truth is revealed…for each of them. Will Gramps teach Wil what he needs to know before the journey ends? And is Wil strong enough to hear it?
Winners: Anne Berger, Ellie Lewis
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