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|Author||: Edith Eva Eger|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
A New York Times Bestseller “I’ll be forever changed by Dr. Eger’s story…The Choice is a reminder of what courage looks like in the worst of times and that we all have the ability to pay attention to what we’ve lost, or to pay attention to what we still have.”—Oprah “Dr. Eger’s life reveals our capacity to transcend even the greatest of horrors and to use that suffering for the benefit of others. She has found true freedom and forgiveness and shows us how we can as well.” —Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate “Dr. Edith Eva Eger is my kind of hero. She survived unspeakable horrors and brutality; but rather than let her painful past destroy her, she chose to transform it into a powerful gift—one she uses to help others heal.” —Jeannette Walls, New York Times bestselling author of The Glass Castle Winner of the National Jewish Book Award and Christopher Award At the age of sixteen, Edith Eger was sent to Auschwitz. Hours after her parents were killed, Nazi officer Dr. Josef Mengele, forced Edie to dance for his amusement and her survival. Edie was pulled from a pile of corpses when the American troops liberated the camps in 1945. Edie spent decades struggling with flashbacks and survivor’s guilt, determined to stay silent and hide from the past. Thirty-five years after the war ended, she returned to Auschwitz and was finally able to fully heal and forgive the one person she’d been unable to forgive—herself. Edie weaves her remarkable personal journey with the moving stories of those she has helped heal. She explores how we can be imprisoned in our own minds and shows us how to find the key to freedom. The Choice is a life-changing book that will provide hope and comfort to generations of readers.
|Author||: Suzanne Woods Fisher|
With a vibrant, fresh style Suzanne Woods Fisher brings readers into the world of a young Amish woman torn between following the man she loves--or joining the community of faith that sustains her, even as she questions some of the decisions of her elders. Her choice begins a torrent of change for her and her family, including a marriage of convenience to silent Daniel Miller. Both bring broken hearts into their arrangement--and secrets that have been held too long. Filled with gentle romance, The Choice opens the world of the Amish--their strong communities, their simple life, and their willingness to put each other first. Combined with Fisher's exceptional gift for character development, this novel, the first in a series, is a welcome reminder that it is never too late to find your way back to God.
|Author||: Nicholas Sparks|
|Editor||: Grand Central Publishing|
WITH A FEATURETTE, SCENES FROM THE FILM, MOVIE STILLS, AND MORE! IN THEATERS FEBRUARY 5, 2016! Starring Benjamin Walker, Teresa Palmer, Maggie Grace, Alexandra Daddario and Tom Welling #1 New York Times bestseller Nicholas Sparks turns his unrivaled talents to a new tale about love found and lost, and the choices we hope we'll never have to make. Travis Parker has everything a man could want: a good job, loyal friends, even a waterfront home in small-town North Carolina. In full pursuit of the good life - boating, swimming , and regular barbecues with his good-natured buddies -- he holds the vague conviction that a serious relationship with a woman would only cramp his style. That is, until Gabby Holland moves in next door. Spanning the eventful years of young love, marriage and family, THE CHOICE ultimately confronts us with the most heartwrenching question of all: how far would you go to keep the hope of love alive?
|Author||: Bob Woodward|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
The Choiceis Bob Woodward's classic story of the quest for power, focusing on the 1996 presidential campaign as a case study of money, public opinion polling, attack advertising, handlers, consultants, and decision making in the midst of electoral uncertainty. President Bill Clinton is examined in full in the contest with Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole, the Republican presidential nominee. The intimacy and detail of Woodward's account of the candidates and their wives show the epic human struggle in this race for the White House.
|Author||: Mike Bara|
|Editor||: Red Wheel/Weiser|
You've probably heard of The Secret. Now it's time to make The Choice. There is a great shift coming in the near future. We can all feel it. But what does it truly herald for the planet we inhabit? Is there reason for concern about the apocalyptic prophecies of the Mayan calendar, and is there an underlying physics driving these changes? How do planetary alignments and astronomical events such as the ones predicted for 2012 affect your consciousness? And most importantly, what can each of us do to influence this coming shift in both consciousness and physical reality? New York Times best-selling author Mike Bara examines all these questions and many more in The Choice, which also includes: How to use your own inner light—the power of your mind and spirit—to influence the physical world How governments the world over are preparing for the coming decade of change How to determine your place in the Next Age If we can truly can make this world into anything we want, which path will we choose?
|Author||: Eliyahu M. Goldratt,Efrat Goldratt-Ashlag|
|Editor||: North River Press|
The Choice, revised edition, by Eliyahu M. Goldratt and Efrat Goldratt-Ashlag Goldratt presents his thought provoking approach, this time through a conversation with his daughter Efrat, as he explains to her his fundamental system of beliefs. The revised edition includes Efrat's own notes and maps (charts) she made during her conversations with her father, helping the reader determine the true essence of the book. From the original publication: TOC has been successfully applied in almost every area of human endeavor, from industry to healthcare to education. And while Eli Goldratt is indeed a scientist, an educator and a business leader, he is first and foremost a philosopher; some say a genius. He is a thinker who provokes others to do the same. Often characterized as unconventional, and always stimulating a slayer of sacred cows Dr. Goldratt exhorts his readers to examine and reassess their lives and business practices by cultivating a different perspective and a clear new vision.
|Author||: Pat Rodegast,Judith Stanton|
Fear tells you, “I want to make you safe.” Love says, “you are safe.” Fear would walk you on a narrow path. Love says, “open your arms and fly with me.” —Emmanuel Emmanuel’s great wisdom—coming to us through channel Pat Rodegast—has illuminated thousands of lives. Emmanuel’s Book revealed deeply enriching truths about our place in the cosmos and the evolutionary destiny of the human soul. Now Emmanuel shines his light on the limitless power of love—and the prison house of fear. With startling directness and gentle wit, he confronts ageless questions such as “Why am I here?” and contemporary questions such as “How can we help the homeless?” Whether we struggle with personal confusion and pain or with the dilemmas of a troubled world, this wonderful new collection brings us singular comfort, assurance, and encouragement on our way to wholeness.
|Author||: Edith Eva Eger|
This practical and inspirational guide to healing from the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of The Choice shows us how to stop destructive patterns and imprisoning thoughts to find freedom and enjoy life. Edith Eger’s powerful first book The Choice told the story of her survival in the concentration camps, her escape, healing, and journey to freedom. Oprah Winfrey says, “I will be forever changed by Dr. Eger’s story.” Thousands of people around the world have written to Eger to tell her how The Choice moved them and inspired them to confront their own past and try to heal their pain; and to ask her to write another, more “how-to” book. Now, in The Gift, Eger expands on her message of healing and provides a hands-on guide that gently encourages us to change the thoughts and behaviors that may be keeping us imprisoned in the past. Eger explains that the worst prison she experienced is not the prison that Nazis put her in but the one she created for herself, the prison within her own mind. She describes the twelve most pervasive imprisoning beliefs she has known—including fear, grief, anger, secrets, stress, guilt, shame, and avoidance—and the tools she has discovered to deal with these universal challenges. Accompanied by stories from Eger’s own life and the lives of her patients each chapter includes thought-provoking questions and takeaways, such as: -Would you like to be married to you? -Are you evolving or revolving? -You can’t heal what you can’t feel. Filled with empathy, insight, and humor, The Gift captures the vulnerability and common challenges we all face and provides encouragement and advice for breaking out of our personal prisons to find healing and enjoy life.
|Author||: Gillian McAllister|
|Editor||: Michael Joseph|
When Joanna hears the footsteps behind her that every woman dreads she makes a snap decision. She turns and she pushes, sending her pursuer tumbling down the steps to lie motionless on the floor. Reveal - Calling 999 Joanna waits for the police to arrive. For judgement, for justice, whatever that may be. She just needs to hope her husband will stand beside her. Conceal - She didn't mean to do it. She was scared, she panicked. And no one saw. No one will know. If she leaves now. If she keeps quiet, and prays silently to never hear that knock on the door . . .
|Author||: Kenneth Train|
|Editor||: Cambridge University Press|
This book describes the new generation of discrete choice methods, focusing on the many advances that are made possible by simulation. Researchers use these statistical methods to examine the choices that consumers, households, firms, and other agents make. Each of the major models is covered: logit, generalized extreme value, or GEV (including nested and cross-nested logits), probit, and mixed logit, plus a variety of specifications that build on these basics. Simulation-assisted estimation procedures are investigated and compared, including maximum stimulated likelihood, method of simulated moments, and method of simulated scores. Procedures for drawing from densities are described, including variance reduction techniques such as anithetics and Halton draws. Recent advances in Bayesian procedures are explored, including the use of the Metropolis-Hastings algorithm and its variant Gibbs sampling. The second edition adds chapters on endogeneity and expectation-maximization (EM) algorithms. No other book incorporates all these fields, which have arisen in the past 25 years. The procedures are applicable in many fields, including energy, transportation, environmental studies, health, labor, and marketing.
|Author||: E. Jean Carroll|
|Editor||: St. Martin's Press|
As seen on the cover of New York Magazine, America's longest running advice columnist goes on the road to speak to women about hideous men and whether we need them. "Carroll's lively prose careens in constant pursuit of pleasure...indefatigably funny and full of life." –Lindsay Zoladz, The Ringer “Darkly humorous and deadly serious.” –Sibbie O'Sullivan, Washington Post “A compulsively interesting feminist memoir.” –Virginia Heffernan, Slate "Somehow hilarious, in the way that only E. Jean could have written it" –Leigh Haber, Oprah Magazine “Roving, curious, compassionate, whimsical.” –Megan Garber, The Atlantic When E. Jean Carroll—possibly the liveliest woman in the world and author of the “Ask E. Jean” advice column in Elle Magazine, realized that her eight million readers and question-writers all seemed to have one thing in common—problems caused by men—she hit the road. Crisscrossing the country with her blue-haired poodle, Lewis Carroll, E. Jean stopped in every town named after a woman between Eden, Vermont and Tallulah, Louisiana to ask women the crucial question: What Do We Need Men For? E. Jean gave her rollicking road trip a sly, stylish turn when she deepened the story, creating a list called “The Most Hideous Men of My Life,” and began to reflect on her own sometimes very dark history with the opposite sex. What advice would she have given to her past selves—as Miss Cheerleader USA and Miss Indiana University? Or as the fearless journalist, television host, and eventual advice columnist she became? E. Jean intertwines the stories of the fascinating people she meets on her road trip with her “horrible history with the male sex” (including mafia bosses, media titans, boyfriends, husbands, a serial killer, and a president), creating a decidedly dark yet hopeful, hilarious, and thrilling narrative. Her answer to the question What Do We Need Men For? will shock men and delight women.
|Author||: Stella Gray|
|Editor||: Paige Press, LLC|
On the day my husband and I committed to each other, I didn’t wear a white dress. We didn’t exchange rings. There was no audience or minister to witness our union. Only the two of us. We swore to put each other first, to take on the evils our families had perpetuated together. Side by side. But that was before the past returned to haunt us. Now everything has changed. Stefan can’t have both his past and my future. I can’t ask him to choose. And neither of us can do what has to be done without the other. It’s an impossible choice, but we’ve run out of time. Book Three in the Arranged Series.
|Author||: Claire Wade|
'Electrifying' Christina Dalcher, Sunday Times Bestselling author of VOX 'A cleverly woven tale' The Times *WINNER OF THE EAST ANGLIAN BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION 2020* Imagine a world where... Everything you ate was monitored by the government. Every step you took was counted. Your children were weighed every day at school. Neighbours reported on neighbours and no one was safe from judgement. Sugar was illegal, and baking was a crime. Imagine if that world was here... What would you do? Toe the line or fight for your freedom... 'A captivating and thought-provoking debut' Heidi Swain NetGalley reviewers are falling in love with The Choice: 'This story is amazing, well crafted, and truly makes you think' 'Gripping and original. A timely dystopian, feminist novel' 'A cleverly crafted, and chillingly current novel'
|Author||: Christian Robert|
|Editor||: Springer Science & Business Media|
This is an introduction to Bayesian statistics and decision theory, including advanced topics such as Monte Carlo methods. This new edition contains several revised chapters and a new chapter on model choice.
|Author||: Barry Schwartz|
|Editor||: Harper Collins|
Whether we're buying a pair of jeans, ordering a cup of coffee, selecting a long-distance carrier, applying to college, choosing a doctor, or setting up a 401(k), everyday decisions—both big and small—have become increasingly complex due to the overwhelming abundance of choice with which we are presented. As Americans, we assume that more choice means better options and greater satisfaction. But beware of excessive choice: choice overload can make you question the decisions you make before you even make them, it can set you up for unrealistically high expectations, and it can make you blame yourself for any and all failures. In the long run, this can lead to decision-making paralysis, anxiety, and perpetual stress. And, in a culture that tells us that there is no excuse for falling short of perfection when your options are limitless, too much choice can lead to clinical depression. In The Paradox of Choice, Barry Schwartz explains at what point choice—the hallmark of individual freedom and self-determination that we so cherish—becomes detrimental to our psychological and emotional well-being. In accessible, engaging, and anecdotal prose, Schwartz shows how the dramatic explosion in choice—from the mundane to the profound challenges of balancing career, family, and individual needs—has paradoxically become a problem instead of a solution. Schwartz also shows how our obsession with choice encourages us to seek that which makes us feel worse. By synthesizing current research in the social sciences, Schwartz makes the counter intuitive case that eliminating choices can greatly reduce the stress, anxiety, and busyness of our lives. He offers eleven practical steps on how to limit choices to a manageable number, have the discipline to focus on those that are important and ignore the rest, and ultimately derive greater satisfaction from the choices you have to make.
|Author||: Peter Self|
Recent decades have seen the study of politics invaded by economic theories, methods and techniques. This book gives a concise, non- technical account of these 'public choice' theories and examines their influence upon government policies in English-speaking countries. Issues covered include slimming the state, privatising welfare and re- structuring government. Final chapters offer an alternative view of the basis of good government. This book offers a unique survey and critique of the ideas and influence of an important branch of political thought and it links with market theories. It is vital reading for students of both politics and economics.
|Author||: Robert Hemfelt,Frank Minirth,Paul Meier|
|Editor||: Thomas Nelson|
Let go of unhealthy relationships with the book that more than 850K people have trusted. Best-selling doctors, Hemfelt, Minirth, and Meier, walk you through their ten proven stages to recovery from codependency that results from external circumstances. Humans are susceptible to codependency because of our sinful tendency to use defense mechanisms to fool ourselves. In codependent relationships, deceitful games are played, and important Christian principles are often taken out of context and abused. God wants us to have healthy relationships with a balance between being dependent and independent. The doctors describe how the most effective means of overcoming codependent relationships is to establish or deepen a relationship with Christ Himself. They describe the causes of codependency, pointing out the factors that perpetuate it, and lead readers through their ten stages of recovery. Continue a deeper study with the Love Is a Choice workbook, available separately.
|Author||: Jakub Trpiš|
|Editor||: Jakub Trpis|
All you need to know about how to achieve a happy, fulfilling life is inside this book. It can change both your life and society as a whole. Read this story with its thrilling finale! Since July 2019 The Choice has constantly been among the 1000 best-selling books at Amazon UK (paperback). The book has already helped tens of thousands of people regain hope and control of their lives. You will think that you are the main character in this story and in the end you will actually find that you were! The book is full of spiritual lessons which can change your life forever. Discover power hidden within yourself; learn how to reconnect with your soul and finally become the person you always wanted to be. Tomáš is a young man in the prime of life. Though he appears to lack nothing, he is becoming increasingly depressed. At work things are going from bad to worse, and he gives up his vain efforts to revive his relationship with Eliška, his wife. As if that weren’t enough he is haunted by post-apocalyptical dreams of despair. His depressive state does not lift until he gets to know the eccentric therapist Kohl, who shows him how to be a better, happier person, but that is just the start of Tomáš’s story. Key features - Combines elements of spiritual literature, science fiction, detective stories and love stories. - Summarizes all the essentials of personal development literature. - Describes the life of an ordinary person doing extraordinary things. - Shows the outcome of the current situation, if humanity does not change. - Its fusion of narrative and spiritual teachings makes it similar in some ways to The Alchemyst and The Celestine Prophecy. - The novel has been rendered into English by experienced translator Melvyn Clarke. What readers have said about the Choice: “All you need to know about a happy, fulfilling life is inside this book. The book is so simple, yet so complex, but above all, everyone will understand it. The author has put a piece of his soul into The Choice – which is why an odd, heart-warming feeling will last long after you have finished the book. We can be so much more than we realize…” Paula. About the author Jakub has a unique style of writing that grabs the reader from the first lines. His books are not only thrilling, but also full of spiritual messages that can change the lives of individuals and show how we can ultimately transform our society. “We all deserve to be happy,” he says. “I wrote The Choice to help people realize that. It's the best feeling in the world when I can see how it has helped somebody to finally wake up and become a better version of themselves.” - In the last 8 years he has written 100+ articles on personal development, which have been read over million times. - His first book The Choice became a bestseller in Czech Republic and was published worldwide in 2018 - Visit his official website www.jakubtrpis.com where you can also buy his book with an autograph and personal dedication.
|Author||: Danielle D'Souza Gill|
|Editor||: Hachette UK|
For fifty years the abortion debate has remained stagnant, trapped in sterile categories and familiar rhetoric. Each side thinks they know what the other has to say, so they don't listen. Consequently, they have become deaf to each other's pleas. Danielle D'Souza Gill, in a pathbreaking new book, blows the lid off the abortion debate, which is radically different than it was when the Supreme Court issued its landmark ruling of Roe v. Wade in 1973. Technology has transformed the landscape and allowed people to see development in the womb. Ultrasound has rendered many old assumptions about abortion obsolete. The Democratic Left has become radicalized on abortion. It is no longer a necessary evil, but a positive good. Consequently, the Left has legitimized a form of mass killing in this country that dwarfs the deaths caused by cancer, smoking, homicide, terrorism, and war. Writing with freshness, intelligence, and insight, Danielle explores the contours of the debate, taking into account new ideas, new technology, and new laws and putting forth a new vision for a life-affirming society. In Socratic style, Danielle builds her case in response to the strongest contentions of the pro-choice camp. She engages their most powerful arguments head-on, carefully examines them, and then dismantles them. The result is a pro-life argument so persuasive that it will reach into the heart of the most hardened opponent. While it is a heartbreaking book, it is in the end inspiring. No matter what you believe about abortion, this book will educate, astonish, and deeply move you. It may move you to a position different from what you now hold. If you read one book about abortion, make it this one, The Choice: The Abortion Divide in America.