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  • The Compound Effect

    Darren Hardy

    Paperback (Vanguard Press, Oct. 2, 2012)
    The New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller, based on the principle that little, everyday decisions will either take you to the life you desire or to disaster by default. No gimmicks. No Hyperbole. No Magic Bullet. The Compound Effect is a distillation of the fundamental principles that have guided the most phenomenal achievements in business, relationships, and beyond. This easy-to-use, step-by-step operating system allows you to multiply your success, chart your progress, and achieve any desire. If you're serious about living an extraordinary life, use the power of The Compound Effect to create the success you want. You will find strategies including:How to win--every time! The No. 1 strategy to achieve any goal and triumph over any competitor, even if they're smarter, more talented or more experienced.Eradicating your bad habits (some you might be unaware of!) that are derailing your progress.The real, lasting keys to motivation--how to get yourself to do things you don't feel like doing.Capturing the elusive, awesome force of momentum. Catch this, and you'll be unstoppable.The acceleration secrets of superachievers. Do they have an unfair advantage? Yes they do, and now you can too!
  • No Excuses!: The Power of Self-Discipline

    Brian Tracy

    Paperback (Vanguard Press, March 22, 2011)
    Most people think success comes from good luck or enormous talent, but many successful people achieve their accomplishments in a simpler way: through self-discipline. No Excuses! shows you how you can achieve success in all three major areas of your life, including your personal goals, business and money goals, and overall happiness.Each of the 21 chapters in this book shows you how to be more disciplined in one aspect of your life, with end-of-chapter exercises to help you apply the "no excuses" approach to your own life. With these guidelines, you can learn how to be more successful in everything you do--instead of wistfully envying others you think are just "luckier" than you. A little self-discipline goes a long way so stop making excuses and read this book!
  • The Compound Effect

    Darren Hardy

    eBook (Vanguard Press, Nov. 1, 2011)
    The New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller, based on the principle that little, everyday decisions will either take you to the life you desire or to disaster by default. No gimmicks. No Hyperbole. No Magic Bullet. The Compound Effect is a distillation of the fundamental principles that have guided the most phenomenal achievements in business, relationships, and beyond. This easy-to-use, step-by-step operating system allows you to multiply your success, chart your progress, and achieve any desire. If you're serious about living an extraordinary life, use the power of The Compound Effect to create the success you want. You will find strategies including:How to win--every time! The No. 1 strategy to achieve any goal and triumph over any competitor, even if they're smarter, more talented or more experienced.Eradicating your bad habits (some you might be unaware of!) that are derailing your progress.The real, lasting keys to motivation--how to get yourself to do things you don't feel like doing.Capturing the elusive, awesome force of momentum. Catch this, and you'll be unstoppable.The acceleration secrets of superachievers. Do they have an unfair advantage? Yes they do, and now you can too!
  • Roots: The Enhanced Edition: The Saga of an American Family

    Alex Haley

    eBook (Vanguard Press, Feb. 7, 2011)
    Roots: The Enhanced Edition features rare interviews with author Alex Haley from the NBC News Archives that took place as the Roots phenomenon unfolded over 30 years ago. There are also photos, footage, and recordings from the Haley family, all of which provide a unique understanding of Alex Haley’s journey researching and writing the book. In new video interviews NBC’s Tom Brokaw and David Wilson reflect on the story’s lasting impact. Roots is a groundbreaking story of history and family that spanned continents and touched generations. One of the most important books and television series ever to appear, Roots galvanized the nation and created an extraordinary political, racial, social and cultural dialogue that hadn’t been seen since the publication of Uncle Tom’s Cabin. The book sold over one million copies in the first year, and the miniseries was watched by an astonishing 130 million people. It also won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Roots opened up the minds of Americans of all colors and faiths to one of the darkest and most painful parts of America’s past, and we continue to feel its reverberations today. Roots: The Enhanced Edition is truly definitive--adding unmatched, sweep, context and insight to this ever-relevant classic. The Enhanced Edition features: • Full text of the book • Video introduction and interview with David Wilson • New video interview with Tom Brokaw • Footage of author Alex Haley provided by the NBC News Archives and the Haley family, including Today Show interviews with Tom Brokaw, Roots-related events in the 1970s, an extended interview about the book, and more (45 minutes of video) • Recordings of Alex Haley speaking about researching and writing the book (30 minutes of audio) • 10 rare photos from the Haley family • Essay by Alex Haley • Reading Group Guide • Introduction by Michael Eric Dyson • Extended biography of Haley
  • The Compound Effect

    Darren Hardy

    Hardcover (Vanguard Press, Nov. 1, 2011)
    The New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller, based on the principle that little, everyday decisions will either take you to the life you desire or to disaster by default. No gimmicks. No Hyperbole. No Magic Bullet. The Compound Effect is a distillation of the fundamental principles that have guided the most phenomenal achievements in business, relationships, and beyond. This easy-to-use, step-by-step operating system allows you to multiply your success, chart your progress, and achieve any desire. If you're serious about living an extraordinary life, use the power of The Compound Effect to create the success you want. You will find strategies including:How to win--every time! The No. 1 strategy to achieve any goal and triumph over any competitor, even if they're smarter, more talented or more experienced.Eradicating your bad habits (some you might be unaware of!) that are derailing your progress.The real, lasting keys to motivation--how to get yourself to do things you don't feel like doing.Capturing the elusive, awesome force of momentum. Catch this, and you'll be unstoppable.The acceleration secrets of superachievers. Do they have an unfair advantage? Yes they do, and now you can too!
  • Molly Warner

    Dan Kilday

    eBook (Vanguard Press, March 15, 2018)
    Molly Warner, a sixth-grade student at Robert K. Howard Middle School, had a wide reputation for being a gossip. If something was happening, she knew all about it and would share it with anybody who was within earshot of her. It even led to a new school policy that the teachers privately referred to as ‘The Molly Warner Rule'.Rather than punishing her, the school principal places her on the newspaper staff where she puts her skills to good use.With her journalism teacher's help, she learns the importance of a free press and strives to be a great reporter. When strange things start happening at school, Molly resolves to find the real story behind what is going on and who is to blame. Little did she know what she would uncover and the journey it would take her on.
  • The Enchanted Carousel

    Shari Penny

    Paperback (Vanguard Press, Aug. 29, 2019)
    Chloe is not happy. Why must she be carted off to spend two weeks of her precious vacation in an ancient house with her grandmother Crystal, when there are so many fun things she could be doing with her friends? She is forbidden to go up in the attic - but so what? Chloe is going up there whatever her grandma says. Among the ancient treasures in the attic, Chloe finds an old journal. It's not long before she is caught up in the story of Crystal and Matt as they try to reunite the restless spirit of a young girl with her father. To do this, they must follow the clues to find the enchanted carousel with the help of some unusual characters. She is entranced by the enchanting tale, but is it a story or can it possibly be true? Chloe will soon find out - and along the way she will learn something about the magic of friendship and the bonds of family love...
  • The Diary

    Perseus

    Paperback (Vanguard Press, April 7, 2009)
    When the two grown daughters of Elizabeth Marshall discover an old diary of their mother’s in her attic, it comes as a shock to learn that the true love of Elizabeth’s life was not their father. This is the mystery the two daughters must unravel as they stay up late reading the words penned by Elizabeth so long ago. Their mother can’t give them the answers: After a massive stroke, she lies mute and near death in a nursing home. Only the pages of her diary can provide clues to what really happened.In a richly detailed journey into the past, we see Elizabeth lose her heart to one man while remaining devoted to another. Finally, she must choose between the stable, loyal Bob...and the electrifying and unpredictable A.J., who spent time in juvenile detention as a teen. When a suspicious fire in the neighborhood is linked to A.J., Elizabeth is faced with another dilemma: She’s the only one who can clear A.J.’s name, but to do so would ruin her reputation. Surprisingly, it’s Bob who comes to the rescue, forcing Elizabeth to make perhaps the most painful decision of her life....The Diary is a love story. It’s also the story of the unshakable bond between a mother and her daughters.
  • The Diary

    Perseus

    Paperback (Vanguard Press, April 7, 2009)
    When the two grown daughters of Elizabeth Marshall discover an old diary of their mother’s in her attic, it comes as a shock to learn that the true love of Elizabeth’s life was not their father. This is the mystery the two daughters must unravel as they stay up late reading the words penned by Elizabeth so long ago. Their mother can’t give them the answers: After a massive stroke, she lies mute and near death in a nursing home. Only the pages of her diary can provide clues to what really happened.In a richly detailed journey into the past, we see Elizabeth lose her heart to one man while remaining devoted to another. Finally, she must choose between the stable, loyal Bob...and the electrifying and unpredictable A.J., who spent time in juvenile detention as a teen. When a suspicious fire in the neighborhood is linked to A.J., Elizabeth is faced with another dilemma: She’s the only one who can clear A.J.’s name, but to do so would ruin her reputation. Surprisingly, it’s Bob who comes to the rescue, forcing Elizabeth to make perhaps the most painful decision of her life....The Diary is a love story. It’s also the story of the unshakable bond between a mother and her daughters.
  • Goode Oliver Dooley and The Palace of Keepers Book 1

    Gerrad R Bohl

    Paperback (Vanguard Press, Aug. 27, 2020)
    Among the Clovercomb Mountains of Northern England, a mysterious kingdom of migrating forests, carnivorous plants, and curious green bees lies hidden, protecting the world from dark forces and guarding a treasure more precious than gold. Goode Oliver Dooley, a frail and neglected young boy, finds solace in gardening. Unbeknownst to him, he has been given a death sentence: placed in the care of the diabolical Mr. and Mrs. Lumpen as an infant, destined to live out a slow and premature death...until one day he meets three very peculiar green bees. A sting from one of these curious bees changes the course of Goode Oliver Dooley's life forever. He is mysteriously invited to enter a Royal Garden Competition, with a chance to win a place as a Royal Gardener at the mystical Hobcomney Palace. But this is no ordinary garden competition and Hobcomney Palace is full of strange charm... Goode Oliver Dooley and nine other winners quickly discover that gardening in this kingdom means something entirely different. As things take a turn for the unexpected, they must overcome life-threatening obstacles in search of answers to the strange and peculiar events suddenly occurring at Hobcomney Palace...
  • The Discovered Sanctuary

    David Dresner

    Paperback (Vanguard Press, June 28, 2018)
    Certain doors open to grand adventures. Edward opens the first door while traveling on an overnight train to Chicago. Upon entering a private car, he encounters the mysterious Egyptian "M" and Theo, his sphinx-like companion. Both are much more than meets the eye. Edward's second door, hidden away in a Chicago alley, leads into a magical sanctuary. Greeting Edward warmly are M and Theo. A frosty greeting comes from Glenda, a tall, challenging Nordic girl. Theo discloses his true self to Edward and offers him a challenge to join M and Glenda as his allies against an ancient foe. Edward accepts and months of intense study follow as Edward and Glenda develop special abilities. Their abilities are tested in a Chicago museum as a keystone is being lowered into an ancient arch. Reading the arch's hieroglyphs, Glenda declares that the portal is cursed. Could an ancient curse come alive in modern-day Chicago?
  • Sensuous Frazetta

    J David Spurlock

    Paperback (Vanguard, Aug. 1, 2016)
    Vampirella, Weird Science, Dejah Thoris... No one renders exotic women better than Frazetta, the World s greatest Fantasy artist. Until now, only the most ardent collectors possessed the elusive grail items from the short period of Frazetta s early-1960s Men s magazine and risqué paperback illustrations. Often selling for hundreds of dollars each, these rare publications bridged Frazetta s exodus from traditional comics work, to his now-legendary Conan, John Carter of Mars and Death Dealer oil paintings. Now, in an affordable volume, Vanguard expands their authorized line of Frazetta books with this, the most complete collection ever, of rare, vintage, Sensuous Frazetta. This book includes a Foreword by popular Cry For Dawn creator, Joseph Michael Linsner. Contents: FOREWORD Joseph Michael Linsner; Chapter One Between the Sheets (Paperback Interiors); Chapter Two Romance & Cigarettes (Sequential Art); Chapter Three Pretty Funny Women (Sex in a Humorous Vein); Chapter Four Saucy Stories (Men s Magazine Art); Chapter Five From Casting Couch to... (Hollywood Vignettes); Chapter Six Stars in her Eyes (The Zodiac Calendar).