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Winning Points with the Woman in Your Life One Touchdown at a Time

Written By: Jaci Rae
  • ID Book : 1416586555
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Number of Pages : 176
  • Genre : Family & Relationships
  • Reads : 643
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WINNING POINTS WITH THE WOMAN IN YOUR LIFE ONE TOUCHDOWN AT A TIME GIVES THE MAN WHO WANTS TO BE A STAR QUARTERBACK IN LOVE "GAME PLANS"...EXPLAINED IN FOOTBALL TERMINOLOGY. As the new star quarterback steps into the stadium for the first time, his body and mind fill with anticipation and apprehension for what lies ahead in the coming season. Will he run or pass? How will he win the most games with the fewest fumbles and penalties so that he's the one on the field come Super Bowl Sunday? The answer boils down to what he's learned from watching, practicing -- and reading the playbook. The same applies to relationships. For would-be Romeos of all ages who ask, "How do I win in the game of love?" comes a relationship playbook. While mistakes happen in any game -- and any relationship -- many can be prevented by learning the right set of moves and using the correct language that will get you off the bench, in the game, and eventually into the end zone. Using football terminology to reveal the mysteries of women (like what they look for in men) and the best ways to approach, charm, and date them, Winning Points with the Woman in Your Life One Touchdown at a Time explains: • Communication that will help you avoid incomplete passes every time • Why hitch and go doesn't work in relationships (do what you say) • Recruiting and stats: things women need you to know • How to gain the same trust, honor, and respect from a woman that players on a team have for each other • The last pass: how and where to meet the woman in your life And much, much more. Peppered with relationship advice from legendary NFL players as well as from Scripture, Winning Points with the Woman in Your Life One Touchdown at a Time enables you to peer inside the female mind and heart so that you can find yourself in a great relationship -- without lost yardage.

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  • File Pdf: the-hook-up.pdf

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The rules: no kissing on the mouth, no staying the night, no telling anyone, and above all… No falling in love. Anna Jones just wants to finish college and figure out her life. Falling for star quarterback Drew Baylor is certainly not on her to do list. Confident and charming, he lives in the limelight and is way too gorgeous for his own good. If only she could ignore his heated stares and stop thinking about doing hot and dirty things with him. Easy right? Too bad he’s committed to making her break every rule… Football has been good to Drew. It’s given him recognition, two National Championships, and the Heisman. But what he really craves is sexy yet prickly Anna Jones. Her cutting humor and blatant disregard for his fame turns him on like nothing else. But there’s one problem: she's shut him down. Completely. That is until a chance encounter leads to the hottest sex of their lives, along with the possibility of something great. Unfortunately, Anna wants it to remain a hook up. Now it’s up to Drew to tempt her with more: more sex, more satisfaction, more time with him. Until she’s truly hooked. It's a good thing Drew knows all about winning. All’s fair in love and football…Game on.

The Power of Habit: by Charles Duhigg | Summary & Analysis

By Elite Summaries
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Elite Summaries
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 126
  • Category : Psychology
  • Reads : 672
  • File Pdf: the-power-of-habit.pdf

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Detailed summary and analysis of The Power of Habit.

Carlos Santana

By Marc Shapiro
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Isbn : 0312276338
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 249
  • File Pdf: carlos-santana.pdf

Book Summary:

Carlos Santana took the music world by storm back in 1969 with his thrilling performance at the Woodstock festival. He was the first guitarist to skillfully blend fiery rock riffs with Latin, blues and sensuous Afro-Cuban rhythms to create a unique and unforgettable sound. His vision to create innovative melodies has earned him a magnitude of critical praise and acclaim over his illustrious career. But, the road to success has been a rocky, uphill climb. The middle child of seven children, Carlos Santana was born on July 20, 1947 in a tiny Mexican village where the homes were comprised of brick and mud, and there was no running water or lights. But, what his parents couldn't give in material wealth, they heaped upon their children in love. It was after the family moved to Tijuana that twelve year old Carlos developed his talent for the guitar and his reputation as a formidable musician spread. In 1968 Columbia Records signed on the Santana Blues Band and they began in earnest to work on an album that would include such popular Latin and soul favorites as "Black Magic Woman," "Evil Ways," and "Oye Como Va". On August 15, 1969, the Santana band was given the opportunity to play Woodstock before the release of their first album and this performance would forever be etched in fans' minds as a key moment in rock history. The Santana Blues Bands went from obscurity to instant recognition. Shortly thereafter, rumblings of discontent were echoed within the group with the volatile mixture of drug abuse, personality clashes, and the frustrations over the musical direction the band, ultimately leading to the demise of the group. Following the breakup, Carlos Santana delved deeper into the meditative arts and spirituality. The succession of albums that followed were greeted with critical acclaim, but moderate success. In the late 90's, Santana begin working on a new album under the creative direction of Clive Davis, head of Arista Records. In a brilliant union of collaborating with younger artists as Lauryn Hill, Wyclef Jean, and Rob Thomas, the album, Supernatural was a commercial smash. It sold over thirteen million copies, and appealed to both the baby boomers and the teenage crowd. Carlos Santana became the star of the 2000 Grammys, and Supernatural won several awards including, Best Rock Album of the Year, Song of the Year for "Smooth", and Album of the Year. With a career that spans three decades, Carlos Santana p0has proven that talent, determination, and passion are the keys to longevity in a business that is obsessed with youth and beauty. Against the odds, he has defied the rule of convention and made an incredible comeback. His story is timeless, inspirational, and he has undoubtedly proven himself to be the king of the guitar.

Mission Possible

By Tim Tebow
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : WaterBrook
  • Isbn : 0593194012
  • Pages : 225
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 603
  • File Pdf: mission-possible.pdf

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The New York Times bestselling author and athlete encourages you that it’s possible to find your God-given mission and create a bolder, brighter, more fulfilling life. “When you take this journey through these pages with Tim, one thing is clear: you’re going to discover purpose wherever you are and leave an impact wherever you go.”—Thomas Rhett Akins Tim Tebow believes that the secret to a truly meaningful life is not more comfort or ease, but recognizing the clear, unique mission that God has set before you. Having a focused sense of your personal, God-given significance will bring you a lasting sense of purpose. That’s why Mission Possible will help you: • Identify your priorities • Align your responsibilities • Elevate convictions over emotions • Make decisive, wise, and impactful choices • Fuel your drive and passion • Set your sights on eternity Let this book ignite a new spark in your life. Wherever you are, whatever your work, you can find God’s purpose for your life. Accomplish the mission that you have already been called to and equipped for. It’s never too early and it's never too late to start living a mission possible life. Find your mission, pursue your purpose, and go create a life that counts.

League of Denial

By Mark Fainaru-Wada,Steve Fainaru
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Isbn : 0770437559
  • Pages : 432
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Reads : 100
  • File Pdf: league-of-denial.pdf

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The story of how the NFL, over a period of nearly two decades, denied and sought to cover up mounting evidence of the connection between football and brain damage “League of Denial may turn out to be the most influential sports-related book of our time.”—The Boston Globe “Professional football players do not sustain frequent repetitive blows to the brain on a regular basis.” So concluded the National Football League in a December 2005 scientific paper on concussions in America’s most popular sport. That judgment, implausible even to a casual fan, also contradicted the opinion of a growing cadre of neuroscientists who worked in vain to convince the NFL that it was facing a deadly new scourge: a chronic brain disease that was driving an alarming number of players—including some of the all-time greats—to madness. In League of Denial, award-winning ESPN investigative reporters Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru tell the story of a public health crisis that emerged from the playing fields of our twenty-first-century pastime. Everyone knows that football is violent and dangerous. But what the players who built the NFL into a $10 billion industry didn’t know—and what the league sought to shield from them—is that no amount of padding could protect the human brain from the force generated by modern football, that the very essence of the game could be exposing these players to brain damage. In a fast-paced narrative that moves between the NFL trenches, America’s research labs, and the boardrooms where the NFL went to war against science, League of Denial examines how the league used its power and resources to attack independent scientists and elevate its own flawed research—a campaign with echoes of Big Tobacco’s fight to deny the connection between smoking and lung cancer. It chronicles the tragic fates of players like Hall of Fame Pittsburgh Steelers center Mike Webster, who was so disturbed at the time of his death he fantasized about shooting NFL executives, and former San Diego Chargers great Junior Seau, whose diseased brain became the target of an unseemly scientific battle between researchers and the NFL. Based on exclusive interviews, previously undisclosed documents, and private emails, this is the story of what the NFL knew and when it knew it—questions at the heart of a crisis that threatens football, from the highest levels all the way down to Pop Warner.

Playing for Pizza

By John Grisham
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Isbn : 0307576116
  • Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 557
  • File Pdf: playing-for-pizza.pdf

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • After providing what is arguably the worst single performance in the history of the NFL, third-string quarterback Rick Dockery becomes a national laughingstock. Cut by the Cleveland Browns, and shunned by every other team, Rick insists that his agent find a team that does need him. Against enormous odds, Rick lands a job—as the starting quarterback for the Mighty Panthers ... of Parma, Italy. The Parma Panthers desperately want a former NFL player—any former NFL player—at their helm. And now they’ve got Rick, who knows nothing about Parma (not even where it is) and doesn’t speak a word of Italian. To say that Italy—the land of fine wines, extremely small cars, and football americano—holds a few surprises for Rick Dockery would be something of an understatement.


By Jerry Spinelli
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Laurel Leaf
  • Isbn : 0307555399
  • Pages : 176
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reads : 304
  • File Pdf: crash.pdf

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Take a look behind the bully in this modern classic from Newbery medalist Jerry Spinelli that packs a punch. And don't miss the highly anticipated new novel, Dead Wednesday. Cocky seventh-grade super-jock Crash Coogan got his nickname the day he used his first football helmet to knock his cousin Bridget flat on her backside. And he has been running over people ever since, especially Penn Webb, the dweeby, vegetarian Quaker kid who lives down the block. Through the eyes of Crash, readers get a rare glimpse into the life of a bully in this unforgettable and beloved story about stereotypes and the surprises life can bring. "Readers will devour this humorous glimpse of what jocks are made of." --School Library Journal, starred review

Sit, Ubu, Sit

By Gary David Goldberg
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Crown Archetype
  • Isbn : 0307407403
  • Pages : 272
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 190
  • File Pdf: sit-ubu-sit.pdf

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A sports-crazed kid from Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, Gary David Goldberg never imagined he’d end up in Hollywood, let alone make it big there. But as a twenty-five-year-old waiter in Greenwich Village he met Diana, the love of his life; followed her out to Northern California; then moved in and never moved out. He also, without realizing it, put himself on track to found UBU Productions (named after his beloved Labrador retriever) and become a successful creator of such family sitcoms as Family Ties, Brooklyn Bridge, and Spin City.* In Sit, Ubu, Sit, award-winning writer/producer Goldberg tells the mostly upbeat, sometimes difficult, and frequently hilarious tale of his improbable career and the people who have filled it. A love story and a rare behind-the-scenes look at the entertainment industry, Sit, Ubu, Sit proves that it is possible to be creative and successful while holding on to your integrity, your family, and your sense of humor. *with Bill Lawrence


By Dayna Dunbar,Julia Nadine Padawer
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Both And Press
  • Isbn : 1735924814
  • Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 586
  • File Pdf: awake.pdf

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Oprah Winfrey Network TV show host and #1 New York Times bestselling author Iyanla Vanzant calls Awake, “A visionary page-turner!" Akara is home to a civilization far more evolved than our own ... Long ago, on Akara - a planet in the Pleiades cluster - the Ravaging Era raged. It was a time of toxic greed, rampant warfare, and environmental devastation. Akarans were on the bring of extinction. Out of the turmoil, a critical mass of beings experienced an awakening, which sparked a spontaneous shift in consciousness across the planet and ushered in the Rebirthing. A thousand years later ... Mobius - a candidate for the Discovery Corps, Akara's elite space program - stumbles upon an ancient relic. The artifact reveals that a rogue space commander from the Ravaging Era attempted to colonize the Earth. The legacy of his reign now places Earth in jeopardy, and Mobius is compelled to try to save the precious blue planet. He embarks on a quest that not only unlocks his secret destiny but also points to the possibility of a mass awakening of human consciousness. A Rebirthing on Earth. Get your copy of Awake today!

Losing Isn't Everything

By Curt Menefee,Michael Arkush
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Isbn : 006244008X
  • Pages : 272
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Reads : 342
  • File Pdf: losing-isn-t-everything.pdf

Book Summary:

A refreshing and thought-provoking look at athletes whose legacies have been reduced to one defining moment of defeat—those on the flip side of an epic triumph—and what their experiences can teach us about competition, life, and the human spirit. Every sports fan recalls with amazing accuracy a pivotal winning moment involving a favorite team or player—Henry Aaron hitting his 715th home run to pass Babe Ruth; Christian Laettner’s famous buzzer beating shot in the NCAA tournament for Duke. Yet lost are the stories on the other side of these history-making moments, the athletes who experienced not transcendent glory but crushing disappointment: the cornerback who missed the tackle on the big touchdown; the relief pitcher who lost the series; the world-record holding Olympian who fell on the ice. In Losing Isn’t Everything, famed sportscaster Curt Menefee, joined by bestselling writer Michael Arkush, examines a range of signature "disappointments" from the wide world of sports, interviewing the subject at the heart of each loss and uncovering what it means—months, years, or decades later—to be associated with failure. While history is written by the victorious, Menefee argues that these moments when an athlete has fallen short are equally valuable to sports history, offering deep insights into the individuals who suffered them and about humanity itself. Telling the losing stories behind such famous moments as the Patriots’ Rodney Harrison guarding the Giants' David Tyree during the "Helmet Catch" in Super Bowl XLII, Mary Decker’s fall in the 1984 Olympic 1500m, and Craig Ehlo who gave up "The Shot" to Michael Jordan in the 1989 NBA playoffs, Menefee examines the legacy of the hardest loses, revealing the unique path that athletes have to walk after they lose on their sport’s biggest stage. Shedding new light some of the most accepted scapegoat stories in the sports cannon, he also revisits both the Baltimore Colts' loss to the Jets in Super Bowl III, as well as the Red Sox loss in the 1986 World Series, showing why, despite years of humiliation, it might not be all Bill Buckner's fault. Illustrated with sixteen pages of color photos, this considered and compassionate study offers invaluable lessons about pain, resilience, disappointment, remorse, and acceptance that can help us look at our lives and ourselves in a profound new way.

Hardball for Women

By Pat Heim,Tammy Hughes,Susan K. Golant
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : 0698183290
  • Pages : 432
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Reads : 184
  • File Pdf: hardball-for-women.pdf

Book Summary:

The bestselling guide fully updated for the post-Lean In era For nearly two decades, Hardball for Women has shown women how to get ahead in the business world. Whether the arena is a law firm, a medical group, a tech company, or any other work environment, Hardball for Women decodes male business culture and shows women how to break patterns of behavior that put them at a disadvantage. It explains how to get results when you “lean in” without being thrown off balance. Illustrated with real-life examples Hardball for Women teaches women how to: Successfully navigate middle management to become a leader in your field Be assertive without being obnoxious Display confidence Engage in smart self-promotion Lead both men and women—and recognize the differences between them Use “power talk” language to your advantage

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