Anna Kendrick
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  • The Gift of Fear

    The Gift of Fear

    The Gift of Fear

    Gavin de Becker
    Self-Help
    4.14 (36,542)

    True fear is a gift.unwarranted fear is a curse.learn how to tell the difference.a date won't take "no" for an answer. the new nanny gives a mother an uneasy feeling. a stranger in a deserted parking lot offers unsolicited help. the threat of violence surrounds us every day. but we can protect ourselves, by learning to trust—and act on—our gut instincts.in this empowering book, gavin de becker, the man oprah winfrey calls the nation's leading expert on violent behavior, shows you how to spot even subtle signs of danger—before it's

    Anna Kendrick

    It should be required reading for all women, and men for that matter.

    Dec 1, 2016 — Source

  • Writing Movies for Fun and Profit

    Writing Movies for Fun and Profit

    Writing Movies for Fun and Profit

    Robert Ben Garant,Thomas Lennon
    3.96 (2,172)

    This is the only screenwriting guide by two guys who have actually done it (instead of some schmuck who just gives lectures about screenwriting at the airport marriott); “these guys are proof that with no training and little education, anyone can make it as a screenwriter” (paul rudd).robert ben garant and thomas lennon’s movies have made over a billion dollars at the box office—and now they show you how to do it yourself! this book is full of secret insider information about how to conquer the hollywood studio system: how

    Anna Kendrick

    hilarious, but more than that, it's insanely accurate

    Dec 1, 2016 — Source

  • Around the Way Girl

    Around the Way Girl

    Around the Way Girl

    Taraji P. Henson
    Biography & Autobiography
    4.18 (4,758)

    From academy award nominee, golden globe winner, and star of the new motion picture hidden figures, taraji p. henson, comes an inspiring and funny book about family, friends, the hustle required to make it from dc to hollywood, and the joy of living in your own truth.with a sensibility that recalls her beloved screen characters, including nasa physicist mathematician katherine g. johnson, yvette, queenie, shug, and the iconic cookie from empire, yet is all taraji, the screen actress writes of her family, the one she was born into and the

    Anna Kendrick

    I was a little sneaky and asked my editor to get me a copy before it came out. I'm only a chapter in and I already love it.

    Dec 1, 2016 — Source

  • Meditations

    Meditations

    Meditations

    Marcus Aurelius
    4.22 (164,598)

    Written in greek by the only roman emperor who was also a philosopher, without any intention of publication, the meditations of marcus aurelius offer a remarkable series of challenging spiritual reflections and exercises developed as the emperor struggled to understand himself and make sense of the universe. while the meditations were composed to provide personal consolation and encouragement, marcus aurelius also created one of the greatest of all works of philosophy: a timeless collection that has been consulted and admired by statesmen, thinkers and readers throughout the centuries.

    Anna Kendrick

    I don't even agree with everything in it, but when philosophy is described in such practical language, it's soothing.

    Dec 1, 2016 — Source