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God's Waiting Room

by Beth Hemke Shapiro

Waiting for an appointment with a doctor can be irritating, time-wasting, and downright anxiety-producing. In this handy-sized paperback, Debra Johnson uses the common experience of a waiting room as a metaphor to show how life in... Read More

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The Nicoli Conspiracy

by Beth Hemke Shapiro

This story of action and adventure packs an enormous amount of material into relatively few pages—unfortunately too much material. W.D. Dodge’s Ukrainian-born heroine engages in a great deal of sex and travels extensively both... Read More

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Small Pleasures

by Beth Hemke Shapiro

The fact that so many of us feel overwhelmed by day-to-day demands has become almost a cliché. Author Justine Toms steps in to help us appre-ciate the little delights that we so often overlook. Co-author with husband Michael of True... Read More

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Eating the Moment

by Beth Hemke Shapiro

The practice of mindfulness (full awareness of the present moment), is used to treat a multitude of health and psychological difficulties. Here, the author, a private psychologist who regularly evaluates people who are considering... Read More

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To Siberia

by Beth Hemke Shapiro

At age sixty an unnamed female narrator recalls her coming of age in the isolated Danish village of Vrangbaek, remembering the imprint her brother and World War II left on her. Norwegian author Per Petterson won the International IMPAC... Read More

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