The Compassionate Chick s Guide to Beauty

Author: Sunny Subramanian
Publisher: Robert Rose
ISBN: 0778805476
Release Date: 2016-09-30
Genre: Beauty, Personal

79 percent of all vegans are women and their commitment to the lifestyle extends to what they put on their skin.

American Reference Books Annual 2019 Edition

Author: Juneal M. Chenoweth
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781440869143
Release Date: 2019-06-24
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Read professional, fair reviews by practicing academic, public, and school librarians and subject-area specialists that will enable you to make the best choices from among the latest reference resources. • Provides reviews of print and electronic resources, showcasing a wide spectrum for users to consider • Presents unbiased evaluations that allow users to make their own decisions on the suitability of a given resource for their patrons' needs • Gives users access to reviews containing critical, relevant, and timely information from librarians and subject-area specialists

The Vegan Girl s Guide to Life

Author: Melisser Elliott
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781628732610
Release Date: 2010-11-11
Genre: Cooking

From The Urban Housewife comes this fun and beginner-friendly guide to living a vegan lifestyle—including recipes, beauty tips, travel advice, crafts, and more. People are increasingly adopting healthy and environmentally friendly habits in their everyday life. But the journey from omnivore to full-time vegan can seem daunting. That’s why The Urban Housewife blogger Melisser Elliot wrote this approachable and informative guide through the ins and outs of vegan living. Here, you’ll learn how to make your own natural beauty and cleaning products, decorate with DIY dessert stands and recycled bows, and even pick relaxing and eco-conscious vacation destinations. And, of course, there are recipes: delicious brunches with Cornmeal-Crust Shiitake Mushroom and Corn Quiche; decadent dinners of Sloppy Joes and Apple Sage Rice Stuffed Acorn Squash; irresistible sweet treats like Caramelly Popcorn; and more. Filled with advice from some of the most highly respected chefs and bloggers, including Isa Chandra Moskowitz, Hannah Kandinsky, Celine Steen, Julie Hanson, Kittee Berns, and Kelly Peloza, as well as photographs and illustrations, The Vegan Girl’s Guide to Life gives you the tools you need to start living a healthier, happier, and more thoughtful life today.

Garden of Death

Author: Chrystle Fiedler
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781476748924
Release Date: 2015-03-24
Genre: Fiction

When a local doctor is found dead in Willow McQuade’s medicinal garden, she must find the killer to clear her boyfriend’s name in this third clever book in the Natural Remedies Mystery series. Dr. Willow McQuade, owner of Nature’s Way Market & Café, has put the finishing touches on a new medicinal plant garden for Greenport’s annual Maritime Festival and is ready for the festivities to begin. But it’s not all flowers and sunshine at the grand opening, when Willow discovers the body of another contestant, Dr. Charles White, face down in her garden. Willow’s hunky boyfriend, Jackson Spade, immediately becomes a suspect due to a recent fight with Dr. White. Willow knows she has to remedy the situation, but it won’t be easy with the other applicants’ vendettas and vandals wrecking her garden at every turn. And when she finds buried treasure in her garden that just might belong to the legendary Captain Kidd, the stakes become even higher. Was Dr. White searching for that treasure? Did someone kill him to get to it first? With the help of Jackson and her eccentric ex-boyfriend, Willow follows the clues to uncover the truth that someone wants buried… But can she dig up enough evidence before she becomes the killer’s next victim?

The Chicken Chick s Guide to Backyard Chickens

Author: Kathy Shea Mormino
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
ISBN: 9780760352427
Release Date: 2017-10
Genre: Gardening

Internationally known as The Chicken Chick, Kathy Shea Mormino brings an informative style and fresh perspective on raising backyard chickens to millions of fans around the world. An attorney by profession, Kathy is the founder and one-woman creative force behind her wildly popular and award-winning Facebook page and blog, The-Chicken-Chick.com. Now her practical, down-to-earth approach to chicken-keeping is available in book form. Sharing her years of hard-earned experience and collaborations with poultry veterinarians, nutritionists, and professors, she provides simple steps to care for these uncommon pets with confidence. Kathy’s personality permeates the book as she guides newbie, veteran, and would-be backyard chickeneers alike through all aspects of small-flock care—from getting into the hobby to housing, feeding, egg production, health, and much more. The result is accurate information presented in the fun and abundantly illustrated format that Mormino has delivered on her blog for years.

You A Christian Girl s Guide to Growing Up

Author: Nancy N. Rue
Publisher: Zonderkidz
ISBN: 9780310755227
Release Date: 2016-05-10
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Knowledge is power, girlfriend. One day you were an easy-going kid, and the next—wham! You’re an emotional roller-coaster. Hair is growing in all-new places, and your best friend whispers the word “bra” in gym class. Now that you’re not a little girl anymore, you have lots of questions about growing up, your changing body, and your desires to move beyond kiddie lip gloss. In this book you’ll discover all the really weird body stuff you’re going through is actually part of God’s plan for the beautiful, confident, grown-up you! In addition to health and beauty tips, you’ll find answers to some awkward, changing-body questions, ways to create a unique style all your own, and most importantly, you’ll discover the true beauty that is revealed as you grow closer to God in this fun, inspirational and interactive book by best-selling author Nancy Rue.

Dandelion Dead

Author: Chrystle Fiedler
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781476748948
Release Date: 2016-09-27
Genre: Fiction

In a cozy mystery filled with natural cures and edible plants that you will love, an organic winery becomes the backdrop for murder! Fortunately, solving crimes comes naturally to charmingly unconventional amateur sleuth and holistic doctor, Willow McQuade, as she looks for clues that will reveal a killer’s true vintage. Business is blooming at Nature’s Way Market & Café, and shop owner, holistic doctor, and amateur sleuth, Willow McQuade has never been happier. Her new medicinal herb garden is a hit, so is her new book, she’s in love with ex-cop and animal rescuer Jackson Spade, and enjoying teaching seminars about edible plants and natural remedies. But everything changes when Willow’s old boyfriend and TV producer, Simon Lewis, winemaker David Farmer, and his wife Ivy, ask her to cater a party at Pure, their new organic vineyard, to kick off North Fork’s Uncorked! week and the competition for Wine Lovers magazine’s $200,000 prize. Pure’s entry, Falling Leaves, is the favorite to win, and the wine flows freely until after Simon’s toast when smiles give way to looks of horror. Ivy’s twin sister, Amy has been murdered! Turns out, the poison that killed her was actually meant for David. But who wants him dead? A rival vintner? Or someone closer to home? This time the truth may be a bitter vintage to swallow.

A Sassy Girl s Guide to Loving God

Author: Michelle McKinney Hammond
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
ISBN: 9780736934008
Release Date: 2005-03-01
Genre: Religion

"Ultimately our love for God affects every area of our lives," bestselling author Michelle McKinney Hammond writes, "from our prayer life to how we look at the world at large." Encouraging readers to return to the joy and passion of their early walk, "A Sassy Girl's Guide to Loving God" shows women how to... keep their prayer line open for communication with God build their faith by embracing the promises of the Bible obey God's commands with a cheerful heart that is open to change Those who have grown dry in their faith will receive practical inspiration for reigniting the spark in their hearts and gain renewed hope and excitement as they embrace the heartbeat of God. Formerly titled "Get a Love Life."

The Bust Guide to the New Girl Order

Author: Marcelle Karp
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101503173
Release Date: 1999-08-01
Genre: Social Science

Both a literary magazine and a chronicle of girl culture, Bust was born in 1993. With contributors who are funny, fierce, and too smart to be anything but feminist, Bust is the original grrrl zine, with a base of loyal female fans--all those women who know that Glamour is garbage, Vogue is vapid, and Cosmo is clueless.The Bust Guide to the New Girl Order contains brand new, funny, sharp, trenchant essays along with some of the best writings from the magazine: Courtney Love's (unsolicited) piece on Bad Girls; the already immortal "Dont's For Boys"; an interview with girl-hero Judy Blume; and lots of other shocking, titillating, truthful articles. A kind of Our Bodies, Ourselves for Generation XX, The Bust Guide to the New Girl Order is destined to become required reading for today's hip urban girl and her admirers.

The compassionate memsahibs

Author: Mary Ann Lind
Publisher: Greenwood Pub Group
ISBN: STANFORD:36105038385022
Release Date: 1988
Genre: Social Science

The Compassionate Memsahibs refutes the traditional view--perpetuated in the works of writers like Rudyard Kipling--of the memsahibs as a homogeneous group of aloof, pampered women who had little interest in India. Here Mary Ann Lind presents information about the lives of fifteen memsahibs--all of which is previously unpublished--who voluntarily participated in reform and welfare activities in India during the first half of this century. Their activities and experiences placed them outside the more expected lifestyle of the memsahib and offer contemporary social historians a new window through which to view the Raj.

Death Drops

Author: Chrystle Fiedler
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781451643626
Release Date: 2012-02-21
Genre: Fiction

When a holistic doctor’s beloved aunt is murdered and the valuable recipe for her skin cream stolen, Dr. Willow McQuade must find the killer before he strikes again. Dr. Willow McQuade, N.D., a twenty-eight-year-old doctor specializing in natural remedies, has decided to take sabbatical and visit her Aunt Claire, the owner of Nature’s Way Market and Cafe in idyllic Greenport, Long Island. The idea of rest and relaxation is quickly forgotten when Willow arrives from a morning meditative walk to discover her Aunt Claire dead in the store, a strange almond-like smell emanating from her mouth and a bottle of flower essences by her side. Despite her Zen nature and penchant for yoga, Aunt Claire had a knack for getting into confrontations with folks. An activist, she held weekly meetings for different causes every week in the store. The police want to believe the death is accidental—but Willow thinks she may have been poisoned. Things get worse when Aunt Claire’s valuable recipe for a new natural age-defying formula, Fresh Face, is stolen during a store break-in, and an attempt is made on Willow’s life. Desperate for a way out of the mess, she turns to a handsome young cop Jackson Spade. Together the two set about solving the case the natural way—through a combination of hard work, common sense, and a dose of luck.

Girlforce Shine

Author: Nikki Goldstein
Publisher:
ISBN: 0733318142
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Beauty, Personal

GirlForce: Shine is all about getting gorgeous - making the best of what nature gave YOU and celebrating YOUR unique look.

Scent to Kill

Author: Chrystle Fiedler
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781451643633
Release Date: 2013-02-26
Genre: Fiction

A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO SOLVING CRIME? AT THE NATURE’S WAY MARKET AND CAFÉ, A GENTLE TOUCH, A DOSE OF AROMATIC HERBS, FRESH EVIDENCE, AND INSPIRED INVESTIGATING ARE THE ESSENTIAL INGREDIENTS TO CATCHING A KILLER! When naturopathic doctor and shop owner Willow McQuade’s ex-boyfriend Simon Lewis invites her to a party for the cast and crew of a new television show at Long Island’s scenic Bixby Estate, she’s most excited to visit the property’s exclusive lavender farm. But a whole field of her favorite stress-reducing herb can’t provide enough soothing support to calm the effects of a murder! Even the show’s psychic star didn’t predict the demise of Roger Bixby, the estate’s owner and estranged husband of Simon’s new girlfriend. Now Simon, who’s been collared by police, needs Willow’s help to remedy the situation. As Willow snoops about the mansion, offering natural cures to ease the mounting tension, a strange energy—and the discovery of an eerily similar unsolved murder decades earlier—makes her wonder whether the alternative source of the crime might actually be . . . supernatural. Can she find harmony between mind, body, and possibly even spirits before somebody else goes up in smoke?

A Girl s Guide to Life

Author: Katie Meier
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Incorporated
ISBN: 0849944430
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Presents advice for teenage girls on how to improve body, mind, and soul as they grow into womanhood

Insider s Guide to Egg Donation

Author: Erika Napoletano
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 9781617051043
Release Date: 2012-04-12
Genre: Health & Fitness

2013 Gold Medal Winner IPBA Benjamin Franklin Award, LGBT Category Each year, over 7.3 million Americans face infertility. In their search for answers and alternative means for building a family, they turn to the nearly 500 reproductive specialty clinics across the US. Same-sex and single-by-choice parents are more prevalent than ever in the fertility industry and there is no definitive, up-to-date guide to help families of all types approach egg donation. Resources are fragmented, and thatÌs true regardless of your family "type." Insider's Guide to Egg Donation, is the first how-to-handbook that helps families of all types navigate the less talked about but widely practiced egg donor landscape with a warm and friendly tone, giving those in need of a different kind of stork the answers and information they need as they begin to research family-building options. The Insider's Guide to Egg Donation Answers: What do I need to know about the medical process of using an egg donor? What are the latest reproductive medicine technologies that we should know about? What should I consider when choosing a fertility clinic? How should I evaluate potential egg donor agencies?