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Book: Hidden Gardens of Japan 日本の秘庭 by John Lander
Hidden Gardens of Japan The book explores relatively unseen gardens throughout Japan, those that have been overlooked by mass tourism and retain their original calm. Occasionally these gardens are not as famous as their cousins for different reasons: the temple priest is not interested in their sanctuary becoming a tourist attraction, or their location does not permit large tour buses. Certain [...]
 
Book: Community Gardens by Karin Boutall
After tragedy struck, she moved back to familiar ground. She built her dream; a garden shop. But Joan Louen soon discovers digging in the garden can reveal more than dirt. COMMUNITY GARDENS is a cozy novella that takes a witty and insightful look into friendships and compassion. A high-definition read.
 
Book: Ninfa in Winter by Gretchen Kromer
A mysterious and private world, the garden of Ninfa has intrigued visitors since its creation in the late 1920s. Three generations of the Caetani family developed the garden in the ruins of a medieval town. Gretchen Kromer's black and white photographs, made during the fall and winter months of 2000-2005, evoke the spirit of this extraordinary place. Ninfa and its surroundings illustrate the [...]
 
Book: The Very Delicious Strawberry - Twenty Illustrated Zen Stories Adapted for Children by Tim Johnson
Let these traditional Zen Koans (short stories) inspire the whole family to live a healthier more mindful life. Give your child the tools to appreciate more, worry less, build confidence and take inspiration from the ideals of Buddhism that have helped generations of the past do the same. Adapted from Zen Buddhist writings dating back as far as the twelfth century, these stories have been [...]
 
Book: Live Your Life, Forget the Diet, Find Your Zen by Kenny Glover
Is it possible to reach and maintain a goal weight by eating the same foods found in your daily life? Looking for the perfect diet; Find Your Zen instead. Discover where the balance for mind, body, and spirit can be found. Become a part of the natural world. Start up the trail to a Happy, Healthy Life by answering these questions: Figure out why you are eating? What time of day are you hungry? [...]
 
Book: Zen and the Art of Home Theater Seating - 8 Easy Steps to Choose a Home Theater Chair (Home Theater 101) by Bryan Tarafa
What is home theater seating? If you've ever been to a reclining chair movie theater, you've sat on a theater chair. But this one is for your home. It's a La-Z-Boy with cupholders. A home theater chair is one of the most comfortable, advanced and luxurious parts of your home theater, but ... It's not easy to choose one. The many combinations of leather, USB ports, ambient lighting, sizes, [...]
 
Book: Heat in the Tea Gardens by Adam Mann
Make sure you have a strong cup of black tea before you read this! Roger has been working in highland areas of Vietnam helping farmer families to grow and pick high quality fine flavour highland tea. Tuyet has been working in her family owned business to process and market high quality highland tea from Vietnam into European markets. One day they meet again, in her factory, and suddenly the spark [...]
 
Book: Figs, Vines and Roses by Joy M. Lilley
Joy M. Lilley's first novel 'Figs, Vines and Roses' tells a moving tale of love and loss at the turn of the nineteenth century. In 1888 eight-year-old Issy Merryweather has a comfortable family life in Cobnut Hall, Derby. Sharing carefree summers with her brother Clarence, beloved dog Molly and cherished grandma Ella, Issy enjoys the freedom of childhood innocence. But as she comes of age a move [...]
 
Book: Always In Tao by Brian Taylor
Eastern philosophy meets self help and incorporates progressive meditation and thinking. Whether you are new to meditation or are practically the Dali Lama you can learn something about self discovery and self actualization from this book. What inspired you to write this book? I was inspired to write the book because of the questions I was asked by newcomers to meditation, particularly the [...]
 
Book: Empty Thoughts from an Empty Head by Tony Sandy
This book and the preceding one (written at the same time) arose out, out of the urge in Tony Sandy to, try to understand why his language teaching series was not taking off. It also came about as he tried to make sense of the world he found himself in, as well as basic questions about reality (covered mostly in the first book). This particular volume has got lost in meditations on various [...]
 
Book: Shiatsu. Skills development - In Spa therapies framework by Malini Chaudhri
Shiatsu is a world class heritage science fundamental to mental, emotional and spiritual wellness based on a Japanese legacy. The principles of centering and harnessing of human energy for healing or self development is beautifully conveyed in the book. This book is developed for a Shiatsu course based on global Occupational Standards with technical structure. It preserves the essence of the [...]
 
Book: The Flower Fairies Meet the Talking Rainbow Rocks by Brenda DeHaan
The Flower Fairies Meet the Talking Rainbow Rocks combines magic and science in a fun way! Readers learn about seven kinds of rocks and the seven colors of the rainbow in the correct order. One fairy garden, four flower fairies, seven talking rocks, and one owl spark imagination while sharing a gentle message about diversity, acceptance of others, and friendship.
 
Book: Liberty Ramblings - Social and Political Poetic Justice by Kit Clayton
Liberty cannot be forced, it must be chosen; chosen at acceptance, chosen to keep, and chosen to defend. These musings reflect on the tenets and gift of Liberty; it delves into social and political aspects of joys and downfalls of Liberty. During this journey, the poems reflect on the importance of the true meaning of the pursuit of hapiness, and how it ties into our living in the now. Liberty [...]
 
Book: The Forgotten Room - A Sequel to Frances Hodgson Burnett's 'The Secret Garden' by Stacie Morrell
Did You Love The Secret Garden? Find Out What Happens NEXT! 'The Secret Garden,' written by Frances Hodgson Burnett and published in 1911, has been beloved by generations. Made into a stage play and numerous movies, this enchanting story remains a popular classic today. 'The Forgotten Room' begins a few months after the original concludes, continuing the stories of Mary, Colin, Dickon and the [...]
 
Book: When Flowers Weep (Cozy Garden Mystery Book 2) by Karin Boutall
Some solutions are buried in the past. Joan Louen expected another busy garden season. After all, Community Gardens, the business she built out of a restored antebellum, had survived the first five years of operation and now it thrived - with help from Roz, her long-time manager, her teenage son, and the community that welcomed her back. So when a local beekeeper mysteriously loses his entire [...]
 
Book: How to Find Work in the Movies - Zen and the Art of Creating a Career in Film by Vince Onken
This 2nd edition guide ("How to Find Work in the Movies" gold cover with film slate) is available in both kindle and paperback and contains valuable insider information for people seeking a career in film and/or video production, in any professional capacity, including producing, directing, acting, writing, cinematography, special F/X and any set technician or office job. Using real life examples [...]
 
Book: Dog-Ma - the Zen of Slobber by Barbara Boswell Brunner
"Barbara's vivid and dramatic stories, told with a wicked sense of humor, will make you laugh out loud. She definitely gets what living with rescued dogs (nine of them!) is all about. This book will inspire you with the couple's unstinting love, devotion, and respect for dogs as family members. You'll be glad to include it in your treasured collection of great dog books." --Allen and Linda [...]
 
Book: Desert Ramblings - Arid Ebbs of Consciousness by Kit Clayton
If you have ever desired to stand at the peak of a mountain, and feel the power of Earth whispering to you, this anthology is for you. If you have ever felt a soft breeze which evoked you being able to see messages being blown by, these poems will have meaning for you. Spaces and places have deeper universal meaning, and by opening our soul and allowing it to look and listen, and then to see and [...]
 
Book: The Zen Man by Colleen Collins
It's just another ho-ho-hum defense lawyers' Christmas party...until one of them is murdered. Semifinalist Best Indie Books of 2012, The Kindle Book Reviews - BookRooster Reviewers' Pick 2013 - "Great humor. Great dialogue." ~New York Times best-selling author Dorien Kelly, co-author with Janet Evanovich "Love in a Nutshell" and "The Husband List" "This book immediately drew me in. The [...]
 
Book: Bring Me Sunshine by Wendy Storer
BRING ME SUNSHINE is on The Guardian Newspaper's List of Readers' Recommended Indie Books! http://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2013/dec/05/readers-recommended-self-published-authors - Ever since Daisy's little brother Sam was born, life has been a challenge. It's not just about mum dying, or dad's famous rock band breaking up, or even about Uncle Ziggy disappearing. It's more to do with [...]
 
Book: Fly Like a Dragonfly & Shine Like a Diamond - A Holistic Approach to Doing Your Best by Peter J Karlsson
This book provides you with a systematic and holistic approach to personal development and self-actualization. To become both achieved and fulfilled, we need to learn how to build trust and engage in win-win cooperation with others. We need to understand why we end up with so many competing commitments and why it is so difficult to communicate with others even about the simplest things. Learn [...]
 
Book: White Cloud Retreat (Cedar Bay Cozy Mystery Book 3) by Dianne Harman
Everyone has secrets. Even a wine-making Zen Master. What could possibly go wrong at a beautiful Oregon vineyard overlooking the ocean? Could the White Cloud Retreat Center on the vineyard, run by a world famous Buddhist Zen Master hold a deep, dark secret? Murder, for one thing, but who could possibly have a motive for killing the beloved Zen Master? Solving the mystery is the job of Sheriff [...]
 
Book: Mindful Meditation For Beginners From Zero to Zen in Ten - A No-Nonsense Starter Guide For Seekers And Skeptics (One Hew Habit) by Grace Stevens
If you have ever been curious about mindfulness meditation, then this book is for you! Moving past the hype and getting straight into the best and easy strategies to practice mindfulness meditation, this is the perfect quick start guide for beginners. Even people who are experienced with mindfulness meditation will find something fun and new in this beginner's guide. Learn the easiest strategies [...]
 
Book: Sculpture Gardens - Our love is set in stone (Summer Reads Book 3) by B.L. Wilson
Through a series of misunderstandings, female sculptor Dana Nixon loses her job as a server when a diner complains about her attitude to the owner. The complaining diner, Kenya Smithson, turns out to be a patron of the arts that Dana meets again at a gallery opening for local artists. Kenya finds it difficult to believe the rude, on the make, and extremely opinionated woman is the artist who [...]
 
Book: The Un-United States of Z (Book 1) by V.H. Galloway
In a near-future Los Angeles, Dr. Zen Marley is torn between two conflicting realities: his buried southern roots and his preppy west coast professor persona. He must travel home to face the reality of his mother's failing mental health. But he finds an aberration: a monstrous imposter wearing the rotted shell of his mother's skin. In a twisted case of self-defense, he kills her, but not before [...]
 
Book: Before the City by Kirby Wright
I tend to write dramatic monologues, such as the one to the deposed and last ruler of the Hawaiian Kingdom: Queen Lili'uokalani. That monologue came from a need to make some kind of contribution to recognize the 100-year anniversary of the overthrow of her monarchy in Honolulu. The poem was printed as a broadside and distributed to kupuna who had travelled from homestead land in Nanakauli and [...]
 
Book: My Hood Your Barrio His Beat by Full Blooded Pit
It is known as The Hood to the Bounty Hunter Watts Blood Gang. The Vatos Locos Muchachos call it EL Barrio, and those in the 77th Division of the Los Angeles Police Department refer to it simply as The Beat. With all the money, power, and respect at stake, royalty is crowned through determination, but there can be only one King of the Nickerson Gardens Housing Projects.
 
Book: Kindred Killers - A Stanford Carter Murder Mystery by Gary Starta
Homicide Detective Stanford Carter uses Zen meditation to deal with the gruesome crimes of humanity. But his composure is severely tested when an unfaithful husband and stripper are not only murdered but showcased for their immoral lives. To test his mettle further, department policy is jeopardizing his romance with his CSI colleague Jill Seacrest. Marrying colleagues is prohibited and Carter [...]
 
Book: CORNERED COYOTE (Coyote Series) by Dianne Harman
The last thing Maria expected when she returned to the United States from France was to be arrested at the airport. Is she fated to spend the rest of her life in prison? Follow the loveable yet eccentric private investigator, Slade Kelly, (a readers' favorite), as he tries to keep Maria from going to prison. The story moves at a rapid pace, from the ghettos of Chicago to the beaches of Florida, [...]
 
Book: An Uncommon Love by M.J. Schiller
Princess Adriana had her life all figured out... Or, to be more precise, she had her life all figured out for her. Before she was even born she was betrothed to Garin, and that was perfectly acceptable as he became her childhood friend, and then, eventually, the person she would swap kisses with inside the palace gardens. She never questioned it, never had a reason to, until the day a commoner [...]
 


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