One Million Copies Sold in Series! Christian Book Award: ECPA Medallion of Excellence Your kids know about sex. But what they’ve gathered from TV, other kids, or the internet doesn’t tell them everything or answer all of their questions. What’s the Big Deal? was written to help parents provide the answers to their 8-to-12-year-olds. This book explains the basic facts about sex and related issues such as: Why God made adults so that they want to have sex What God actually says in the Bible about sex and why it’s designed for marriage The amazing changes ahead of you during puberty How to respond when you feel sexual pressure from friends, TV shows, movies, and magazines Your kids can read this book with you so you can discuss it together. This provides them the safe space to ask hard questions they might find embarrassing. The book will help kids understand what a beautiful and exciting gift from God sexuality is meant to be. Now revised and updated with: Separate chapters on puberty for boys and girls A chapter on the dangers of pornography An expanded age range (formerly 8 to 11, now 8 to 12)

Author ,
Isbn 1631469541
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
Year 2019-08-06
Pages 112
Language English
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Since the 1990s, gay and lesbian civil rights organizations have increasingly focused on the right of same-sex couples to marry, which represents a major change from earlier activists’ rejection of the institution. Centering on the everyday struggles, feelings, and thought of marriage equality activists, The Nuptial Deal explores this shift and its connections to the transformation of the United States from a welfare state to a neo-liberal one in which families carry the burden of facing social problems. Governance and marriage are now firmly entwined. Fighting for access to marriage means fighting for specific legal benefits, which include everything from medical decision-making and spousal immigration to lower insurance rates and taxes. As Jaye Cee Whitehead makes plain, debates over the definition and purpose of marriage indicate how thoroughly neo-liberalism has pervaded American culture. Indeed, Whitehead concludes, the federal government’s resistance to same-sex marriage stems not from “traditional values” but from fear of exposing marriage as a form of governance rather than a natural expression of human intimacy. A fresh take on the terms and stakes of the debate over same-sex marriage, The Nuptial Deal is also a probing look at the difficult choices and compromises faced by activists.

Author Jaye Cee Whitehead
Isbn 0226895300
Genre Social Science
Year 2011-11-01
Pages 208
Language English
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“But Mom, it’s not the same as when you were a teenager….” Your daughter is right. Never before have teenage girls been so inundated with the idea that sex is a natural part of teenage relationships. The media, the Internet, and your daughter’s peers reinforce this myth daily. In fact, the majority of teenage girls will experiment with sex. And never before has the price tag of teen sexual behavior been so high–disease, depression, and a distorted view of self. This is a book of hope and empowerment. The good news is that you can use the challenges your daughter faces today as catalysts to help her develop a sacred view of sex and of herself. Your daughter will make critical decisions during her adolescence and those decisions will have lifelong consequences. But you, as a mother, can have enormous influence over your daughter if you are prepared. “Mom, Sex Is NO Big Deal!” will arm you with information and strategies to help your daughter arrive at a place of wholeness as she makes decisions about how she will behave sexually during the most vulnerable period of her life.

Author Sharon Hersh
Isbn 0307499766
Genre Religion
Year 2010-07-28
Pages 272
Language English
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Ben Franklin saved the American Revolution by seducing French Women. A gay love affair between President James Buchanan and Senator William King aided the secession movement. Woodrow Wilson's girlfriend dictated his letters to the German Kaiser. And lesbian relationships inspired Eleanor Roosevelt to become a revolutionary crusader for equal rights. The colorful sex lives of America's most powerful leaders have influenced social movements, government policies, elections and even wars, yet they are so whitewashed by historians that people think Thomas Jefferson and Abe Lincoln were made of marble, not flesh and blood. But the truth is about to come out. In One Nation Under Sex, free speech activist and notorious Hustler magazine publisher Larry Flynt teams up with Columbia University history professor David Eisenbach to peek behind the White House bedroom curtains and document how hidden passions have shaped public life. They unpack salacious rumors and outright scandals, showing how private affairs have driven pivotal decisions—often with horrific consequences. Along the way, they explore the origins of America's fascination with sex scandals and explain how we can put aside out political moralism and begin focusing on the real problems that threaten our nation.

Author Larry Flynt,David Eisenbach, Ph.D.
Isbn 9780230120358
Genre History
Year 2011-04-26
Pages 304
Language English
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2013 Outstanding Book Award Winner from the Division of International Criminology, American Society of Criminology Every year, thousands of Chinese women travel to Asia and the United States in order to engage in commercial sex work. In Selling Sex Overseas, Ko-lin Chin and James Finckenauer challenge the current sex trafficking paradigm that considers all sex workers as victims, or sexual slaves, and as unwilling participants in the world of commercial sex. Bringing to life an on-the-ground portrait of this usually hidden world, Chin and Finckenauer provide a detailed look at all of its participants: sex workers, pimps, agents, mommies, escort agency owners, brothel owners, and drivers. Ultimately, they probe the social, economic, and political organization of prostitution and sex trafficking, contradicting many of the ‘moral crusaders’ of the human trafficking world.

Author Ko-lin Chin,James O. Finckenauer
Isbn 0814763812
Genre Social Science
Year 2012-09-17
Pages 336
Language English
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This is a book about men. Not all men, just emotionally unhealthy men. The ones who make you question, “Is it him or is it me? Am I making too big a deal out of this? I try to tell him how I feel, but he says I’m overreacting or needy or it's all my fault.” Relationships are hard work, but how hard should they be? When do you know you are struggling too hard to make a relationship succeed? Deal Breakers is about getting out of this “relationship purgatory”—where the present is unfulfilling and the future is the only thing you can hope for. But there is no magic future. If he won’t work on problems today, it’s unlikely they’ll ever be resolved. And passively hoping for change will only cost you years of depression or expensive therapy. Dr. Bethany Marshall is here to remind women that relationships—like business relationships—are deals. In the business world, a deal breaker is the one nonnegotiable term that, if not agreed to, means the deal is off. But in the world of relationships, identifying your deal breaker can be much more promising, as it holds out the possibility of helping you to understand where the relationship has gone wrong, what needs to be done in order to make it better, and when to walk away because you’re doing more work than him to fix it. A deal breaker is a boundary that smart people set for themselves because they know that falling in love can make them do stupid things. Through case studies, deal breaker scenarios, and suggested courses of action, Deal Breakers expertly guides frustrated women. By defining your deal breaker, you hold all the power to create the happiness you deserve.

Author Bethany Marshall
Isbn 1416951199
Genre Family & Relationships
Year 2007-04-10
Pages 224
Language English
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Done Deal is the first in the series featuring reluctant sleuth John Deal, a South Florida building contractor who has a penchant for stepping into the path of the wrong people. Here, Deal is struggling to rebuild the once formidable DealCo, a development company once headed by his flamboyant father Barton Deal - but little does he know that the piece of land upon which he plans to build a small apartment complex is coveted by a ruthless businessman intent on making a fortune off Major League Baseball's arrival in South Florida.

Author Les Standiford
Isbn 1615953043
Genre Fiction
Year 2012-07-31
Pages 320
Language English
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"Nicole Helm writes my favorite cowboys." —New York Times Bestselling Author MAISEY YATES Three former Navy SEALs Injured in the line of duty Desperate for a new beginning... Searching for a place to call their own. Single mom and Revival Ranch's on-site therapist Monica Finley has dedicated her life to helping brave servicemen and women, but former Navy SEAL Gabe Cortez is the one man whose shell she just can't crack. Yet with the holidays fast approaching, she may finally have a plan. In a bid to get Gabe to open up, she'll ask for as much help as possible—cutting down the Christmas tree, stringing lights, the whole nine yards. Who could possibly be a Grinch with so much holiday cheer in the air? Gabe has always hated Christmas—the holiday never fails to remind him just how alone he truly is. But the more time he spends with Monica and her young son, the more he finds himself drawn to their cozy little family...and the more he begins to realize his long-suppressed Christmas dreams may finally be coming true. Navy SEAL Cowboys Series: Cowboy SEAL Homecoming (Book 1) Cowboy SEAL Redemption (Book 2) Cowboy SEAL Christmas (Book 3) What People Are Saying About Nicole Helm: "Brings to life the simple beauty of a Montana ranch while highlighting the healing power of love."—Publishers Weekly for Cowboy SEAL Homecoming "[A] sweet romance with wonderfully complex characters...this is a perfect story for cozying up to a fire."—RT Book Reviews for True-Blue Cowboy Christmas, 4 Stars "A wonderful romance."—USA Today Happy Ever After for Cowboy SEAL Homecoming

Author Nicole Helm
Isbn 149264160X
Genre Fiction
Year 2018-09-04
Pages 320
Language English
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Reluctant sleuth and Miami developer John Deal is the last of his kind - a builder who appreciates his craft. His friend Arch Dolan was the last of his kind, too, a Miami bookseller who sold books because he loved them. Now someone has killed him for it. And he's only the first body to fall. In quick succession the CEO of a huge bookstore chain and a local lawyer meet violent ends...and Deal starts finding connections. Still, it's not easy for Deal: his estranged wife Janice, is still emotionally and physically scarred from mishaps the last time Deal stepped into the path of the wrong people. But Janice was close to Arch and she's as eager to find the killer as her husband. Working together, they discover that Arch's sister, lately employed by a charismatic revivalist, has disappeared. With the clues pointing north, Deal and Janice set out on a journey to a distant and frigid climate, one that threatens to chill them out for good.

Author Les Standiford
Isbn 1615953035
Genre Fiction
Year 2012-07-31
Pages 336
Language English
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Hip Pocket Sleaze is an introduction to the world of vintage, lurid adult paperbacks. Charting the rise of sleazy pulp fiction during the 1960s and 1970s and reviewing many of the key titles, the book takes an informed look at the various genres and markets from this enormously prolific era, from groundbreaking gay and lesbian-themed books to the Armed Services Editions. Influential authors, publishers and cover artists are profiled and interviewed, including the "godfather of gore" H. G. Lewis, cult lesbian author Ann Bannon, fetish artist par excellence Bill Ward and many others. A companion to Bad Mags, Headpress' guide to sensationalist magazines of the 1970s, Hip Pocket Sleaze also offers extensive bibliographical information and plenty of outrageous cover art.

Author John Harrison
Isbn 1900486989
Genre Social Science
Year 2012-09-28
Pages 200
Language English
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From the 1930s to the 1960s, the Popular Front produced a significant era in African American literary radicalism. While scholars have long associated the black radicalism of the Popular Front with the literary Left and the working class, Christin Marie Taylor considers how black radicalism influenced southern fiction about black workers, offering a new view of work and labor. At the height of the New Deal era and its legacies, Taylor examines how southern literature of the Popular Front not only addressed the familiar stakes of race and labor but also called upon an imagined black folk to explore questions of feeling and desire. By poring over tropes of black workers across genres of southern literature in the works of George Wylie Henderson, William Attaway, Eudora Welty, and Sarah Elizabeth Wright, Taylor reveals the broad reach of black radicalism into experiments with portraying human feelings. These writers grounded interrelationships and stoked emotions to present the social issues of their times in deeply human terms. Taylor emphasizes the multidimensional use of the sensual and the sexual, which many protest writers of the period, such as Richard Wright, avoided. She suggests Henderson and company used feeling to touch readers while also questioning and reimagining the political contexts and apparent victories of their times. Taylor shows how these fictions adopted the aesthetics and politics of feeling as a response to New Deal–era policy reforms, both in their successes and their failures. In effect, these writers, some who are not considered a part of an African American protest tradition, illuminated an alternative form of protest through poignant paradigms.

Author Christin Marie Taylor
Isbn 1496821793
Genre Social Science
Year 2019-04-24
Pages 232
Language English
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"Midnight, the moonlight."City after city made of reinforced concrete, all of them revealed their unique angles. The colorful lights still stubbornly created a warmth that belonged solely to them, continuing until daybreak. The starlight was gone, and even though there was still a bright moon shining down on them, it was still a dark night. "

Author Xiao Chongchongpashu
Isbn 1647877180
Genre Fiction
Year 2019-12-30
Pages N.A
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“If you’re looking for a gritty story with a lot of heat (and I mean a lot) and real characters, I’d definitely recommend Time Served.”—DearAuthor.com Julianna Keyes’s entire Time Served trilogy available now! Time Served I’ve never forgotten how it felt to follow Dean Barclay—dangerous, daring, determined—away from the crowd and climb into his beat-up old Trans Am. I was sixteen and gloriously alive for the first time. I was his. Forever. Until I left. Him, my mom, and the trailer park. Without so much as a goodbye. Now Dean’s back, crashing uninvited into neat little lawyerly life. Eight years behind bars have turned him rougher and bigger—and more sexually demanding than any man I’ve ever met. I can’t deny him anything…and that just might end up costing me everything. In Her Defense Caitlin Dufresne has never loved anyone as much as she loves winning. A ruthless fifth-year associate at an elite Chicago firm, she’s on the fast track to partner…until a stupid, serious error enrages her bosses. Caitlin’s continued refusal to share work—or credit—lands her a forced two-week vacation. When she meets Eli Grant, head of the firm’s IT department, Caitlin knows the overgrown frat boy isn’t her type. But too much alcohol and a very public game of Truth or Dare turn into a dirty, breathless one-night stand. Which turns into a (mostly naked) two-week fling. Which turns into something that makes Caitlin incredibly nervous, despite the great sex. The Good Fight I was born a fighter. You had to be, to survive in Camden. Lucky for me, I loved it. Until one night things went too far and I almost lost my ticket out. I went to college. Got a degree. A job on Wall Street. Yet I still wasn’t smart enough to stay away. So now I’m back. And it’s just as bad as I remember. Enter Dr. Susan Jones. She’s brilliant, she’s sexy and she’s a pain in my ass. She wants to hook up, get off, go home. She doesn’t have time for a thug from Camden. But she keeps coming back. FREE BONUS STORY INCLUDED IN THIS VOLUME! Bail Out by Jade Chandler These bonds don’t break ELLE Bounty hunting is in my blood. But my father would much rather see a ring on my finger than a pair of cuffs in my hands, and now I have thirty days to either tie the knot or come up with five hundred grand. Daddy doesn’t know best. Nothing’s going to stand in the way of claiming what’s mine—not even a sexy bounty-hunting biker. REBEL Bonds are my business. I live for the hunt, and if it makes a hefty chunk of change, all the better. I swore there’d never be a woman on the back of my bike…until I watched Elle Jackson take down a thug with a smile and a Taser. When a woman like that asks for your help, you f*ing deliver. Originally published in 2017

Author Julianna Keyes,Jade Chandler
Isbn 1488036144
Genre Fiction
Year 2018-04-16
Pages N.A
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In #men? The 10 ComMANdments, Tye Coe shares with an urban twist, precise jewels for you to live your life by. At times funny, at times direct, but always truthful and honest! #men? The 10 ComMANdments, is the guide you must read to navigate the modern “hash tag” world of men, relationships and dating. What was crafted out of misery, now serves as the NEW solution for young, old, single & married women all over the globe. Answering the 10 most frequently asked questions on men and relationships, like:— How do I know if he’s “THE ONE”— How do I get him to treat me like a queen and do nice things for me?— How do I get him to want more than just sex?— How can I make sure he won’t cheat on me? — And more...This is not just a book, it’s a #movement and a #womans relationship ”Bible” to be carried and referenced whenever feeling weak, confused or torn on what to do with #men. Tye Coe, ex - NYC Celebrity hairstylist, can't count the number of clients who sat in her chair and confided on love, life, and relationships!In #men? The 10 ComMANdments, Tye Coe shares with an urban twist, precise jewels for you to live your life by. At times funny, at times direct, but always truthful and honest! #men? The 10 ComMANdments, is the guide you must read! Tye Coe, ex - NYC Celebrity hairstylist, can't count the number of clients who sat in her chair and confided on love, life, and relationships!In #men? The 10 ComMANdments.

Author Tye Coe
Isbn 1468942107
Genre Self-Help
Year 2013-12-19
Pages 1
Language English
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After spending most of his life in the public eye, the old sheriff was enjoying his retirement living on Ambergris Caye Island off the coast of Belize. The only worries he had involved how many cigars to smoke each day or which fly rod to use. Strangely, it was a friend request on Facebook that caused the investigative juices to once again flow in the tanned body of one of the most infamous lawmen in Southern history. Within days, he found himself in an run-down old plantation house in the Louisiana swamps, enjoying a smoke with a dying psychopath who wanted to confess all the brutal murders he had committed over a twenty-five-year span. Had the sheriff been summoned to hear a confession or was he to be added to the list of this criminals victims?

Author Sheriff Gerald Hege
Isbn 1489711678
Genre Fiction
Year 2017-03-16
Pages 210
Language English
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A damaged biker. A younger woman. An exchange of sex for secrets. To punish himself for his baby brother's death, Loki is determined to live a life of abstinence—no partying, no women, no nothing. He stays focused by throwing himself into managing the MC's new gym. But when he's roped into teaching a self-defense class, the supervisor threatens his self-control. The annoying little pixie loves butting into his business, but Loki’s gaze keeps returning to her luscious curves. Again and again. As a social worker, Abby is called to help troubled souls and she's never met anyone more broken than Loki. Determined to heal him, she offers him a deal: he can have her—any way he wants—in exchange for stories from his past. Whatever it takes for her to uncover the truth, she's game. When Loki's enemies hurt Abby to get to him, the biker revs up for a long-overdue fight. He'll have to convince Abby she's safer by his side or risk losing her completely. Looking for a steamy ride with a splash of power exchange? Look no further and get it now with one click!

Author Monique Moreau
Isbn 1735649724
Genre Fiction
Year 2020-10-09
Pages 221
Language English
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Over the last few decades, research, activity, and funding has been devoted to improving the recruitment, retention, and advancement of women in the fields of science, engineering, and medicine. In recent years the diversity of those participating in these fields, particularly the participation of women, has improved and there are significantly more women entering careers and studying science, engineering, and medicine than ever before. However, as women increasingly enter these fields they face biases and barriers and it is not surprising that sexual harassment is one of these barriers. Over thirty years the incidence of sexual harassment in different industries has held steady, yet now more women are in the workforce and in academia, and in the fields of science, engineering, and medicine (as students and faculty) and so more women are experiencing sexual harassment as they work and learn. Over the last several years, revelations of the sexual harassment experienced by women in the workplace and in academic settings have raised urgent questions about the specific impact of this discriminatory behavior on women and the extent to which it is limiting their careers. Sexual Harassment of Women explores the influence of sexual harassment in academia on the career advancement of women in the scientific, technical, and medical workforce. This report reviews the research on the extent to which women in the fields of science, engineering, and medicine are victimized by sexual harassment and examines the existing information on the extent to which sexual harassment in academia negatively impacts the recruitment, retention, and advancement of women pursuing scientific, engineering, technical, and medical careers. It also identifies and analyzes the policies, strategies and practices that have been the most successful in preventing and addressing sexual harassment in these settings.

Author National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Policy and Global Affairs,Committee on Women in Science, Engineering, and Medicine,Committee on the Impacts of Sexual Harassment in Academia
Isbn 0309470900
Genre Social Science
Year 2018-08-01
Pages 312
Language English
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Author Joe Race
Isbn 9781426911118
Genre Biography & Autobiography
Year 2009-08-12
Pages 168
Language English
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A security director must have knowledge of criminal and civil law, risk and personnel management, budgeting and finance, and a host of other areas in order to be effective. Hospitality Security: Managing Security in Today's Hotel, Lodging, Entertainment, and Tourism Environment provides experience-based, proven methods for preventing and resolving the challenges faced by today's hospitality practitioner. Designed for both novice security professionals and industry veterans in need of a reference, the book covers: Risk assessment, where threats and vulnerabilities are calculated with probabilities to determine risk The security plan, where you decide how to apply various layers of control to mitigate the risks Budgeting: the amount of money available to implement the plan determines the next step Policies: how to document policies into a security manual, training manual, emergency procedures manual, and incident action plan Staffing: scheduling, wages, deployment, and contract security Training, including specialized topics such as use of force and bike patrol Physical security and patrol procedures Alarm and camera systems and various software programs Emergency procedures and response Investigations, interviews, and crime analysis Executive skills: learning from proven leadership styles Ideal for novices and veterans alike, this accessible, reader-friendly primer enables security directors to evaluate what risks are inherent to hospitality environments, analyze those risks through threat and vulnerability assessments, and develop methods to mitigate or eliminate them-all the while keeping customers and personnel safe and improving the bottom line.

Author Darrell Clifton
Isbn 1439874379
Genre Business & Economics
Year 2019-08-08
Pages 334
Language English
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There exists a totally unknown system that codifies the very specific manner in which we think, feel and behave. It reveals the influence on us of planetary energies. The 12-Type Enneagram is completely original, and it reveals 12 planetary essence types. We all have every one of the type energies, but they exist in lesser or greater concentrations. Only one, though, is our essence type (not personality type). Unlike the 9-Type Enneagram, which concentrates on personality, the 12-Type Enneagram focuses on planetary essence types. There are 6 main types and 6 hybrid types, all of which are linked to a planet: Mercury, Saturn, Mars, Jupiter, Venus and Lunar. In The 12-Type Enneagram, Matthew Campling helps you identify your type via a series of questions and then provides a detailed explanation of each type. Sections include family, friends, work, sex, love and relationships, and how we can consciously develop using the system. The 12-Type Enneagram will help you: Understand why others are different from you Help you deal with problems Show you what to work on to improve your life Help resolve inner and outer conflict and more. Up till now this knowledge has been lost, or limited to esoteric schools of knowledge. Now it is available to us all.

Author Matthew Campling
Isbn 1780288786
Genre Body, Mind & Spirit
Year 2015-09-01
Pages 256
Language English
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