Soul Healing Miracles: Ancient and New
Sacred Wisdom, Knowldege, and Practical Techniques for Healing the Spiritual, Mental, Emotional, and Physical Bodies.
by Dr. & Master Zhi Gang Sha
BenBella Books Inc., 2014
Hardcover: 283 pages
Master Sha’s Soul Healing Miracles teaches and empowers humanity to create soul healing miracles. Readers will learn sacred wisdom and apply practical techniques. Everyone can create his or her own soul healing miracles.
For the first time, The Source Ling Guang (Soul Light) Calligraphy will be offered in a book. These Source Calligraphies carry matter, energy, and soul of The Source, which can transform the matter, energy, and soul of the spiritual, mental, emotional, and physical bodies.
This book also reveals The Source Meditation and Source Mantras which are the absolute sacred way for healing, rejuvenation, prolonging life, and transforming all life.
Soul Mind Body System. Grand
Unification Theory and Practice for Healing, Rejuvenation, Longevity and Immortality.
by Dr. & Master Zhi Gang Sha and Dr. Rulin Xiu.
BenBella Books Inc., 2014
Hardcover: 280 pages
Throughout history, there have been countless cases of “miracle” healings, unexplainable by modern science. Dr. Sha has personally healed thousands of patients, usually in front of dozens of witnesses. Hundreds of videos of these healings can seen on YouTube. But how can these healings be explained?
Soul Mind Body Science System is the first book to explore the scientific explanations for why soul healing miracles are genuine. Written with Dr. Rulin Xiu, an expert on string theory and quantum physics who trained at The University of California Berkeley, Dr. Sha shares, for the first time, the scientific theories that explain why all actions on Earth are guided by the reality of the soul.
Soul Mind Body Science System explores soul energy and soul healing from a scientific perspective, providing new insights into the compatibility of science and the transcendent. In Soul Mind Body Science System, the complex and fascinating relationships between matter, information, density, soul, and consciousness are thoroughly examined. Written for armchair and professional scientists alike, this book makes a significant contribution to the ongoing debate about the true nature of reality.
Build Your Author Platform: A Literary
Agent’s Guide to Growing Your Audience in 14 Steps.
by Carle Jelen and Michael McCallister
BenBella Books Inc., 2014
Paperback: 384 pages
Author platform is the most powerful key to success and publishers want new authors with an existing audience of followers. An author platform is essential to making each book a success, and it becomes the power source for building bigger audiences for future books.
Social media makes building the author platform easier than ever. How is it done? Top literary agent Carole Jelen and tech expert Michael McCallister apply their combined 35 years of expertise to outline 14 practical, hands-on steps to create a presence that will produce high book sales and expanded audience.
- From pre-publication through book launch and beyond, authors will learn how to:
- Define goals and a unique brand
- Use successful website strategies, content, social presence, media authority, and training
- Secure positive reviews
- Attract viewers efficiently without cost
- Announce books that lead to increased sales
Creating Your Author Platform shows how to showcase your expertise, create book presence, and build an audience eager to buy. Filled with detailed lessons, examples, success stories, and advice from marketing departments at major publishers, Creating Your Author Platform is an indispensable guide for anyone looking for insight into publishing, promoting, and marketing books.
The Herbaceous Layer in the Forests of North America
by Frank Gilliam
Oxford University Press, 2014
Hardcover: 688 pages
The Herbaceous Layer in the Forests of North America has (1) the most comprehensive listing of herb-layer literature in existence, and (2) Contains contributions from top ecologists, approaching forest ecology from a variety of discipline.
Over the last decade, the field of plant ecology has significantly developed and expanded, especially in research concerning the herb layer and ground vegetation of forests. This revised second edition of The Herbaceous Layer in Forests of Eastern North America accounts for that growth, presenting research that approaches the ecology of the herb layer of forests from a variety of disciplines and perspectives. The book synthesizes the research of top ecologists and biologists on herbaceous layer structure, composition, and dynamics of a variety of forest ecosystem types in eastern North America.
The 2003 first edition of The Herbaceous Layer in Forests of Eastern North America was praised for containing the most extensive listing of herb-layer literature in existence. This second edition brings this material up to date, revised to include current research and data. The book incorporates quantitative data to support analyses that was previously unavailable during the publication of the first edition. Also featured are six entirely new chapters, focused on the response of the herbaceous layer to a wide variety of natural and anthropogenic disturbances. Building on the over 1,200 references and sources of the first edition, the second edition of The Herbaceous Layer in Forests of Eastern North America is an invaluable resource for plant ecologists, forest ecologists, and conservationists.
It’s All Greek to Me: Transform Your Health
the Mediterranean Way with My Family’s Century-Old Recipes
by Debbie Mantenopolous
BenBella Books, 2014
Hardcover: 304 pages
Debbie Matenopoulos grew up in a traditional Greek household, eating delicious, authentic Greek cooking that her family had passed down for generations. When Debbie started her television career in New York on The View, she began eating a standard American diet. Despite carefully limiting how much she ate, she found herself gaining weight and losing energy. It was only when she returned to her traditional Greek diet that she found herself easily—and healthily—realizing her natural weight and regaining the stamina she had as a teenager.
Debbie shares 120 of her family’s traditional Greek recipes and adds her own touch to make them even healthier and easier to prepare. After tasting Debbie’s dishes, such as her mouth watering version of Spanakopita and her take on Fasolatha, you’ll be amazed that these delicious foods are good for you. Debbie even includes tips on how to adapt her recipes to meet any dietary needs, so all readers can enjoy her hearty meals.
With a foreword by Dr. Michael Ozner, one of the nation’s leading cardiologists, the recipes in It’s All Greek to Me adhere to the healthiest diet on the planet: the traditional Mediterranean Diet. Modern science is catching up to what Greeks have known for millennia: health comes from eating natural, whole-food ingredients that haven’t been processed or pumped full of hormones, antibiotics, or preservatives.
Gender and Nation in Meiji Japan:
Modernity, Loss and the Doing of History
by Jason G. Karlin
University of Hawai’i Press, 2014
Hard cover, 320 pages
Gender and Nation in Meiji Japan is an historical analysis of the discourses of nostalgia in late nineteenth and early twentieth-century Japan. Through an analysis of the experience of rapid social change in Japan’s modernization, it argues that fads and the desires they express are central to understanding Japanese modernity, conceptions of gender, and discourses of nationalism. The author uncovers the myth of eternal return that lurks below the surface of Japanese history as an expression of the desire to find meaning amid the chaos and alienation of modern times. The Meiji period (1868–1912) was one of rapid change that hastened the process of forgetting: The state’s aggressive program of modernization required the repression of history and memory. However, repression merely produced new forms of desire seeking a return to the past, with the result that competing or alternative conceptions of the nation haunted the history of modern Japan. This book examines the intellectual, social, and cultural factors that contributed to the rapid spread of Western tastes and styles, along with the backlash against Westernization that was expressed as a longing for the past. By focusing on the expressions of these desires in popular culture and media texts, it reveals how the conflation of mother, countryside, everyday life, and history structured representations to naturalize ideologies of gender and nationalism.
Witnessing the Soviet Twilight:
Accounts of Americans in the U.S.S.R. on the Eve of Its Collapse
by Dorothy McClellan
Paperback: 252 pages
More than 20 years have passed since the fall of the Soviet empire. This book provides an intimate look at how Americans resident in the Soviet Union in its final days described this unprecedented moment in history. North American scholars from the disciplines of philosophy, sociology, psychology, women’s studies, criminal justice, labor relations, religion and education present their insights into the dramatic events that marked the collapse of the Soviet Union and the transition to the Commonwealth of Independent States. As glasnost and perestroika developed, many Russians grew critical of traditional beliefs and confused about their identity and role in society. As Marxism-Leninism slipped away, still others lamented the passing of a system rich in social protection and opportunities for education and professional advancement. In this crisis thoughtful people shared with the contributors to this book assessments of their national history, its successes and failures, its triumphs, its crimes and brutalities. Accounts range from concrete portrayals of individuals to theoretical discussions of ideology, economy, gender equality, capitalism and socialism, producing a multifaceted portrait of a changing nation.
Maine to Greenland:
Exploring the Maritime Far Northeast
by William W. Fitzhugh and Wilfred E. Richard
Smithsonian Books, 2013
Hardcover: 270 pages
Maine to Greenland is a testament to one of the world’s great – and little acknowledged – geographic regions: the Maritime Far Northeast. The authors’ essays and Wilfred Richard’s photography documenting their research and personal odysseys of more than three decades provide a dramatic explication of the power of the far northeast concept. We learn about the history, environments, and cultures of the region, and the idea of how small-scale societies have adapted to rather than changed their environments, as people further south tended to do. The book has a strong message about the impacts of climate change in the north and the need for appropriate technology and adaptation. It promotes understanding about a part of the world– the northwest Atlantic coastal region– that once was well-known to Europeans and Americans, but which sank into obscurity at the close of the great schooner fisheries and WWII, and which now is re-emerging as a result of climate change, the political emergence of Native people, and the opening of the Arctic Ocean.
The FBI Cover-up in the Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
by Donald Wilson
Outskirts Press, 2013
Paperback, 190 pages
After 40 plus years, former FBI agent Donald G. Wilson reveals in his book “Evidence Withheld”, physical evidence that was recovered from the car of James Earl Ray which was abandoned in Atlanta, Georgia in 1968 and has never been viewed by anyone until the printing of this book, “Evidence Withheld.” Wilson was targeted by the U.S. Department of Justice in 2000 for only one reason: they didn’t want the American public to know the truth, or view all of the evidence surrounding the assassinations of MLK and JFK. Read in his own words as Wilson, one of the only remaining men alive who participated in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Assassination investigation, casts a bright spot-light on the tragic events of 1963 and 1968 and reveals the truth as it really occurred. Read in Wilson’s book “Evidence Withheld” the following: What really transpired leading up to the date of king’s assassination and the cover-up aftermath that continues even today. Read how Atlanta FBI agents danced and sang upon learning of Martin Luther King’s assassination. Read Wilson’s response to the contrived U.S. Department of Justice report of 2000 that attempted to destroy both his credibility and that of the evidence. View for the very first time new physical evidence that documents a conspiracy implicating the FBI and CIA and an FBI informant with the initials of J. J. Who sold out Martin Luther King Jr..? “Evidence Withheld” provides not only words but actual physical evidence in the form of handwritten notes that one can view.