One of our favorite things to do whenever new imported titles arrive is to just dip into all those new and wonderful smelling books and look at all the interesting things we can recommend.

Here are just some of the titles we suggest for people from different walks of life

For those who are dieting like crazy and are struggling with weight issues

The Real Skinny on Losing It by Michelle McKinney Hammond

Filled with great tips, recipes, advice, and encouragement, The Real Skinny on Losing It is a hilarious and blatantly honest story of Michelle McKinney Hammond’s own battle of the bulge and everything she’s learned about fad diets, nutrition, exercise, self-esteem, and self-worth along the way. Trust us—this is the last diet book you’ll ever need to buy!

 

 

For those who are still undecided whether to get healthy or to stay as they are

Get Healthy for Heaven’s Sake by Lisa Morrone P.T

Health author Lisa Morrone gives readers an overall life plan for restoring their energy and ability and staying strong in their usefulness throughout their life span. Not a short-term repair job—not a rigid, inflexible plan—this resource lays out balanced, practical advice. This multifaceted book points readers to effective lifestyle changes that will add life to their years by restoring their vitality and sense of meaning.

 

 

For those with too much clutter in their lives

Unstuff by Hayley and Michael DiMarco

In this real-life look at “how it’s done,” the DiMarcos take an uncomfortably close look at the cost of their love affair with stuff. They start by Unstuffing their house—getting rid of anything they don’t need by giving away, selling, or throwing out items that only add to their love for more. Then, kicking it up a notch, this family of three travels across the country with nothing more than they can fit in a motor home . . . and discovers that the really important stuff goes with them.

 

For those who want to learn facts about “controversial” cults and religions

Fast Facts on False Teachings by Ron Carlson and Ed Decker

World–renown cult experts Ron Carlson and Ed Decker combine their extensive knowledge to give readers quick, clear facts on the major cults and false teachings of today. Short, informative chapters contrast the cults’ theologies with the truth found in God’s Word. This is an easy–to–use resource that provides powerful insights for sharing the biblical gospel with people ensnared by false religions and philosophies.

 

 

For the women who, next to our mothers, will love us no matter what 

Generation G: Advice for Savvy Grandmothers Who Will Never Go Gray by Marty Norman

This handbook provides encouragement for grandmothers with the real issues they face today. Topics, both humorous and serious, range from the importance of choosing a name, waiting at the hospital, and getting wrinkles to blended families, step-grandparenting, in-laws, boundaries, and dying.Generation G will inspire grandmothers to realize their calling is great and their gift, of themselves, essential.

 

For daughters and dads who have very complicated relationships

Daughters Gone Wild, Dads Gone Crazy by Charles Stone and Heather Stone

Fifteen psychologists, twelve secondary schools, four expulsions, four rehabs, two house-arrests and innumerable arguments… the cast and plot line for a season’s worth of Law and Order? No. This was the real-life drama of Heather Stone’s adolescence. Now in college, Heather, the once rebellious teen, has sat down with her father to pen an insider’s guide for parents and teens alike.

 

 

For those trying to figure out what are the things that really matter

When the Game is Over It All Goes Back in the Box by John Ortberg

A promotion. A new house. The rewards of winning at life’s game can be thrilling. But eventually everything goes back into the box, and what ultimately matters is whether we’ve played according to God’s rules. John Ortberg uses popular games and his trademark gift of storytelling to help us live our lives for the things that really count.

 

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