BOOK NOTES: 'The Cost of Courage' ... 'The Peter Lawford Story' ... 'I'm Pregnant!'
Grand Forks Public Library "The 22-Day Revolution: The Plant-Based Program That Will Transform Your Body, Reset Your Habits and Change Your Life" by Marco Borges. Founded on the principle that it takes 21 days to make or break a habit, "The 22-Da...
Grand Forks Public Library
"The 22-Day Revolution: The Plant-Based Program That Will Transform Your Body, Reset Your Habits and Change Your Life" by Marco Borges. Founded on the principle that it takes 21 days to make or break a habit, "The 22-Day Revolution" is a plant-based diet designed to create lifelong habits that will empower you to live a healthier lifestyle, lose weight or reverse serious health concerns.
"The Cost of Courage" by Charles Kaiser. This is the heroic, true story of the three youngest children of a bourgeois Catholic family who worked together in the French Resistance, as told by an American writer who has known and admired the family for five decades.
"If You Feel Too Much: Thoughts on Things Found and Lost and Hoped For" by Jamie Tworkowski. "If You Feel Too Much" is a celebration of hope, wonder and what it means to be human. From personal stories of struggling on days most people celebrate to offering words of strength and encouragement in moments of loss, the essays in this book invite readers to believe it's OK to admit to pain and it's OK to ask for help.
"I'm Pregnant! A Week-by-Week Guide from Conception to Birth" by Lesley Regan. With clear, authoritative advice free of medical jargon, "I'm Pregnant!" is a week-by-week guide to pregnancy, covering the moment after conception to the feeding of a newborn baby. Regan draws on her professional expertise and personal experience to explain week-by-week what is happening to expecting moms and their babies.
East Grand Forks Campbell Library
"Born to Be King" by Catherine Mayer. This book takes us deep into the royal sphere and shows us the skullduggery and unintentional comedy of court life. At the same time, it provides a clear-eyed view of Prince Charles' struggles and his achievements as a philanthropist and activist. This book explains how and why Charles may redefine the role of the sovereign, even as it reveals the astonishing extent to which the prince has already left his mark on the world.
"The Peter Lawford Story" by Patricia Stewart. As told by the woman who knew him best, this story is the candid, sometimes shocking unveiling of the most intriguing show business personalities and significant political events of our time. As the brother-in-law to John F. Kennedy and a member of the Rat Pack, Peter Lawford was one of America's most acclaimed movie stars.
"The New Atkins Way Made Easy" by Colette Heimowitz. With this streamlined version of the classic Atkins program, you'll learn how to shed pounds even as you slowly add more carbs-the right carbs, in the right order-back into your diet. The new Atkins is more effective than ever: It's backed by decades of scientific research, and it's sustainable for a lifetime.
"My Story" by Elizabeth Smart. In this book, Smart reveals how she survived 10 years after her abduction from her Salt Lake City bedroom and the secret to forging a new life in the wake of a brutal crime. Smart explains how her faith helped her stay sane in the midst of a nightmare and how she found the strength to confront her captors at their trial and see that justice was served.