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Book Reviews April 2017



Peaceful mom. It hardly seems that the words could go together. Yet the peace you crave can be yours in every season of raising children. Whether you have teenagers or toddlers, being a mom is a daunting and amazing responsibility. In Becoming A Peaceful Mom: Through Every Season of Raising Your Child by Teresa deBorde Glenn, you’ll be encouraged and motivated through prayer and dialogue examples, personal stories, and scripture applications.




Better Homes and Gardens Flea Market Style: Fresh Ideas for Your Vintage Finds shows homeowners how to use flea market treasures to transform a home and seamlessly combine pieces into a cohesive space that truly reflects your style, whether cottage, bohemian, midcentury modern, or something else. The book also includes helpful information on how to display and use esoteric, fun, and one-of-a-kind collections.Several DIY projects explain how to create fun new pieces.




The international bee crisis is threatening our global food supply, but 100 Plants to Feed the Bees shows what you can do to help protect our pollinators. The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conser­vation offers browsable profiles of 100 common flowers, herbs, shrubs, and trees that attract bees, butterflies, moths, and hummingbirds. The recommendations are simple: sow seeds for some plants and simply don’t mow down abundant native species. The book will empower homeowners, landscapers and apartment dwellers to protect our pollinators.




Minerals are, in many ways, the unheralded and often forgotten heroes of keeping our bodies functioning at their best. They truly are your secret weapon for getting and staying your healthiest. In Minerals, The Forgotten Nutrient, by Joy Stephenson-Laws, pH Lab’s team of recognized medical doctors and specialists tell you about the role minerals play with common health issues along with detailed information about individual minerals. Learn about the relationship between minerals and prescription medicines, why you need more than routine blood tests to see what minerals you may need, and where you can get these tests. Enjoy your healthy life!




The Answer to Cancer: An Electron Deficit Condition by Keith Foster, provides an easy to understand, clear explanation of what cancer is, how it arises and how you can get rid of it. Written in plain English, it gets straight to the point and tells you what you need to know. The book is a new approach to the understanding of cancer because it goes to the fundamentals of electron deficit which is the root cause, the origin, of cancerous conditions. The book describes an interlocking series of actions you can take to help yourself. Full of new information (backed up by science) it can help release a great many people from anxiety and fear – a must-read for all worriers and sufferers.




In Container Gardens, a new full-color book by the editors of Southern Living, readers get more than 200 fresh ideas for indoor and outdoor plants no matter the size of the space. This stunning, savvy guide is the must-have tool for anyone who wants to cultivate a green thumb. With page after page of beautiful plant combinations, this book details everything a home gardener needs to know. From stocking various plant varieties and breakdowns on different types of pots to detailed design arrangements like framing an entrance, it’s a guide that goes beyond basics to provide inspiration for entryways and outdoor spaces,hanging containers, indoor spaces and edibles.

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