In The Fault in Our Stars, John Green has created a soulful novel that tackles big subjects--life, death, love--with the perfect blend of levity and heart-swelling emotion. Hazel is sixteen, with terminal cancer, when she meets Augustus at her kids-with-cancer support group. The two are kindred spirits, sharing an irreverent sense of humor and immense charm, and watching them fall in love even as they face universal questions of the human condition--How will I be remembered? Does my life, and will my death, have meaning?--has a raw honesty that is deeply moving.
Thyroid problems, affecting an estimated 25 million people, can wreak havoc on your metabolism and overall health. With this diet book, you will find more than 100 recipes that are specifically designed to help you manage your condition and weight.
With recipes so good it's a wonder they're healthy, this is the ultimate resource to learn how to eat right and successfully manage your thyroid condition!
This useful book pulls together the most recent research about Internet Addiction: what it is, how it develops and how it can be treated. Internet Addiction Disorder, a disorder being considered for inclusion in the DSM-V, is the newest and fastest growing addiction of the 21st century. Porn, video gaming, social networking, gambling, surfing: our clients come to us with these problems, and if we do not understand what we are seeing and how to address it, many clients may fail to get the help they need. This book provides enough practical information that clinicians will feel much better prepared to assess for and treat this growing problem.
The Musical Instrument Desk Reference: A Guide to How Band and Orchestral Instruments Work
The Musical Instrument Desk Reference includes general information on fingering, the anatomy of musical instruments, sound production, amplification, and control, as well as the science of sound. Readers will find individual chapters on woodwinds, brass instruments, non-fretted string instruments, and percussion instruments.
How Carrots Won the Trojan War: Curious (but True) Stories of Common Vegetables
How Carrots Won the Trojan War is a delightful collection of little-known stories about the origins, legends, and historical significance of 23 of the world’s most popular vegetables. Curious cooks, gardeners, and casual readers alike will be fascinated by these far-fetched tales of their favorite foods’ pasts. Readers will discover why Roman gladiators were massaged with onion juice before battle, how celery contributed to Casanova’s conquests, how peas almost poisoned General Washington, and why some seventeenth-century turnips were considered degenerate.