Do you think manners and etiquette have gone the way of the dinosaurs? Have you been hurt by someone who didn’t have manners or proper etiquette? Do you want to learn how to behave in certain situations? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this book is for you.50 Things to Know About Modern Manners by Krista “KK” Mounsey offers advice on how to behave in 10 different situations. Most books on manners tell you that you must do this or that - and that you have to memorize a set of social rules in order to behave correctly. Although there's nothing wrong with that, there are some other things that you should know in order to accomplish your goal. Based on knowledge from etiquette professionals, when you display proper manners and have good etiquette, people will genuinely like you and want to spend time with you - and even do whatever you ask them to. You'll discover tips and tricks that you can do in order for you to accomplish your goal of becoming one of the most likeable people in your circle of friends. By the time you finish this book, you will know how to behave in certain situations - and how to gain the respect and admiration of your family, friends, co-workers, and even strangers! So grab download your copy today. You'll be glad you did. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Janet McMahan. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/124880/bk_acx0_124880_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Like its popular and acclaimed predecessors, Restoration London and Dr Johnson's London, this fascinating evocation of Elizabethan London is the result of the author's passionate interest in the practical details of everyday life and the conditions in which most people lived, which most history books ignore: the streets, houses and gardens; cooking, housework and shopping; clothes, jewellery and make-up; medicine and sex; education, etiquette and hobbies; religion, law and crime. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Liza Picard. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/orio/000427/bk_orio_000427_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Like its popular and acclaimed predecessor, Restoration London, this book is the result of the author's passionate interest in the practical details of the everyday life of our ancestors, so often ignored in more conventional history books. Based on every possible contemporary source (diaries, almanacs, newspapers, advice books, memoirs, government papers and reports), Liza Picard examines every aspect of life in London: the streets, houses and gardens; cooking, housework, laundry, and shopping; clothes and jewellery, cosmetics and hairdressing; medicine, sex, hobbies, education, and etiquette; religion and popular beliefs; law and crime. This book spans the years 1740 to 1770, starting when the gin craze was gaining ground and ending when the East Coast of America was still British. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Fiona Shaw. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/orio/000172/bk_orio_000172_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
From poverty to pets, from medicine to magic, from slang to sex, from wallpaper to women's rights. A glorious portrait of life in London from 1660-1670 by the bestselling author of ELIZABETH'S LONDON. Making use of every possible contemporary source - diaries, memoirs, advice books, government papers, almanacs, even the Register of Patents - Liza Picard presents an enthralling picture of how life in London was really lived in the 1600s: the houses and streets, gardens and parks, cooking, clothes and jewellery, cosmetics, hairdressing, housework, laundry and shopping, medicine and dentistry, sex, education, hobbies, etiquette, law and crime, religion and popular beliefs. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sean Barrett. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/orio/000425/bk_orio_000425_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
It's finally happened - Best American Erotica 2002 and Susie's How to Write a Dirty Story are finally on the bookstore shelves. At last, Susie can talk about the great erotica she's been reading and editing over the last year. To whet your appetite, Susie reads the erotic story "Night Train" by Nell Carberry from Best American Erotica 2002, about a first date that gets much hotter on the subway ride home. And Susie combines her excitement about the new books and her love of Valentine's Day in her first ever Valentine's Day contest. Send Susie a valentine (no store-bought ones, please!) to Susie Bright: Valentine, POB 8377, Santa Cruz, CA 95061 or via e-mail to email@example.com. Susie's going to pick her five favorites and the winners get signed copies of both Best American Erotica 2002 and How to Write a Dirty Story. In her Try This at Home Mailbag, Susie provides some polyamorous etiquette to a man who says he and his wife are ready to try polyamory but keep finding swingers instead. Don't forget you too can send your confidential sex etiquette questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. For Adults Only: Explicit language. Must be 18 years of age or older to purchase. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Susie Bright. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pf/suzy/020122/pf_suzy_020122_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Do you want to know the answers to the following questions:If you said “thank you” in person, are you still required to send a thank you note? What if you were too sick to immediately send one? How late is too late to send out a thank you note? If you want the answers to these and other thank you note etiquette questions, then this book is for you.50 Things to Know About Writing Thank You Notes by Krista “KK” Mounsey offers 50 things that you need to know about thank you note etiquette.Most books on thank you note etiquette tell you very little about when to send and how to word a beautiful thank you note. For example, did you know that it is a great idea to send a thank you note after being interviewed for a job? This makes you stand out in the mind of the interviewer and possibly can help get you called back for a second interview - or even awarded the job! Also, you should never put off sending a thank you note - but if you do, it’s ok. When in doubt, go ahead and send one out. You'll discover tips to when to send and how to word a thank you note so that it comes across and genuinely thankful instead of just something you “have” to do. By the time you finish this book, you will know the ins and outs of thank you note etiquette. You will know when it’s appropriate to skip sending a thank you note. For example, if someone simply sends you a greeting card for your birthday, you’re not expected to send a thank you. However, if that greeting card included a nice note and a monetary gift, you should definitely send a thank you note!So grab your copy today. You'll be glad you did. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mutt Rogers. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/123264/bk_acx0_123264_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Jessica Pennington's work as an etiquette coach requires her to be polite and proper at all times, especially now that she has a book coming out. The only thing that rattles her reserve is the increasingly violent emails and texts from her persistent stalker. With the book launch in jeopardy, she reluctantly hires a bodyguard. Noah Samuels hates stuck-up, prim people like Jessica. He's more the blunt, straightforward type. But to advance up the ranks at McCormack Security, he has to take the high-profile assignment. After a near miss on his first day on the job, Noah realizes that the stalker isn't just hype cooked up to sell books - the threat is real. As the stalker escalates from letters to letter bombs, Noah sees a vulnerable side of Jessica that rouses more than just his protective instincts. But can she let down her guard long enough to trust Noah before it's too late? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lauren Fortgang. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/harl/000912/bk_harl_000912_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Immerse your child in the sweet and gentle world of teddy bears with three complete picture books. The following titles are featured: The Flag Keeper - Elizabeth may be a little bear, but she treats the American flag with big respect. After Dad leaves for a trip, Elizabeth pledges to raise the flag all by herself and follow all of the flag etiquette rules that her father has taught her. However, her dad never told her what to do if the flag gets dirty or the police show up. Teaches children about U.S. flag etiquette through a fictional story, flag facts, activity idea, and discussion questions. For ages 4-9. Victoria Rose and the Big Bad Noise - Victoria loves her home and family, but boy does she hate the noises that invade her daily life. Her imagination transforms the blender into a growling bear, the vacuum cleaner into a lion and the lawn mower into a spaceship filled with monsters. With the help of a CD player, she decides that maybe a nasty noise like the blender is just music that doesn't know how to sing. This sweet bedtime story can help young children learn that household noises aren't so scary after all. For ages 3 and up. Sticker Shoes - When Jenny gets a sticker stuck to her shoe, she has a new invention - sticker shoes! She covers her sneakers with shiny sparkling stickers and runs outside to try out her beautiful shoes. Unfortunately, sticker shoes aren't meant for rough-and-tumble play in the dirt and her invention doesn't last. Jenny makes her way through her closet, trying on old boots, dress-up shoes and slippers in her hunt for the perfect sticker shoe. Teaches young children about problem solving and taking the first early "steps" toward independence. For ages 3 and up. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Bill Russell. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/003798/bk_acx0_003798_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Asexuals, bachelors, and hookers have the spotlight on today's show. Susie starts off with a story about asexuals on the march...but where are they going? In a solidarity effort, many marched in San Francisco's gay pride parade, claiming their identity as non-sexual. Susie takes a close look at sexual versus asexual love, intimacy, and attraction.Next, Susie finds some surprising items for sale at her local yard sale. Imagine browsing through piles of books, dishes, and old records, and then suddenly coming across a Hitachi Magic Wand sitting next to a salad spinner. Did your neighbor see it too? Who gets first dibs on this incredible bargain find?Then, in the "Try This at Home" mailbag, a listener wants to know if there is an unspoken hooker etiquette at the local truck stop: "How can I be sure the prostitute is legit?"Have a question? You can call Susie's hotline at 831-480-5110. And you can send your confidential questions - plus requests for free samples and blog banners! - to email@example.com. (Episode 400, September 4, 2009) Explicit Language Warning: You must be 18 years or older to purchase this program. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Susie Bright. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pf/suzy/090904/pf_suzy_090904_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.