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Pre-Order The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling

Are you waiting for the new Harry Potter series? Don't miss the story because everybody has pre order the book. The new series is The Tales of Beedle the Bard.

The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling is now available for pre-order on Amazon. This book of fairy tales was written to supplement the Harry Potter series and will be published in two new editions on December 4, 2008. The Standard Edition features all five fairy tales from the original The Tales of Beedle the Bard, a new introduction by J.K. Rowling, illustrations reproduced from the original handcrafted book, and commentary on each of the tales by Professor Albus Dumbledore. Amazon’s exclusive Collector's Edition includes a reproduction of J.K. Rowling's handwritten introduction, as well as 10 additional illustrations not found in the Standard Edition.

Standard Edition: Price:$7.59

Collector's Edition: Price:$100

Michael Greenberg's Hurry Down Sunshine

Michael Greenberg's Hurry Down Sunshine becomes the Amazon's Best of the month for this September.

Michael Greenberg's spare, unflinching memoir begins with a bang: "On July 5, 1996, my daughter was struck mad." Hurry Down Sunshine chronicles the summer when fifteen-year-old Sally experienced her first full-blown manic episode—an event that in a "single stroke" changed her identity and, by extension, that of her entire family. Simply told and beautifully written, Greenberg's memoir shines a stark light on mental illness, painting a vivid picture of a brain and body under siege—mania as a separate living thing squatting within the patient. As a writer who lives "so much in his head," Greenberg is particularly anguished by his daughter's fractured psyche, and his honesty about being both sickened and fascinated by his daughter's condition is breathtaking: "During the worst moments, I think of her as my disease—the disease I must …

Before You Do by T.D. Jakes

Before You Do: Making Great Decisions That You Wont Regret is a book by bestselling author T.D. Jakes. He turns his attention and teachings to the topic of relationships. Bishop Jakes explores the issues that need resolving once you've learned to use the spiritual and psychological tools for reevaluating your place in life and for repositioning yourself for a life without limits.
Relationship decisions come down to five crucial components, according to Bishop Jakes: Research: gathering information and collecting data Roadwork: removing obstacles and clearing the path Rewards: listing choices and imaging their consequences Revelation: narrowing your options and making your selection Rearview: looking back and adjusting as necessary to stay on course Before You Do gets you on the right track to making decisions that you'll be proud of and reap the benefits of for the rest of your life, as will the generations that follow you. He gives you insight on how to reflect, discern, and d…

My Dad, John McCain a Book by Meghan McCain

My Dad, John McCain is an interesting book written by Meghan McCain, the daughter of the book's main character. In this book, the writer wants to reveal the life of John McCain from the early career up to the recent day.

Born the son and grandson of military men, Senator John McCain from Arizona was destined for a life serving his country in the armed forces. Like many great men, he occasionally struggled with authority, but once he found his true calling -- flying naval aircraft -- his ideals and commitment to his country took him far. From the low point of five years as a prisoner of war to the high points of raising a large, happy family and being chosen as the Republican nominee in the 2008 presidential election, Senator McCain has lived an incredible life driven by a love of his country and a desire to serve it to the best of his ability.This picture book biography, written with great love and insight by his oldest daughter, writer Meghan McCain, shows us the public John McCai…