I’ll Never Change My Name: An Immigrant’s American Dream from Ukraine to the USA to Dancing with the Stars

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Dey Street Books #ad - Enduring anti-semitism in their native land, Val’s parents wanted a better life for their children—a desire that led them to leave everything they knew and start again thousands of miles away in a foreign country. Though he admits he sometimes still feels like an outsider, Val expresses his enduring gratitude for everything that America represents and pays homage to his adopted nation and the opportunities it has afforded him and his family.

Inspiring, and compulsively readable—and showcasing sixteen-pages of never-before-seen photographs, as well as a foreword by brother Maks—Val’s memoir is filled with the moments that have moved and shaped him, heartfelt, and is sure to touch readers’ hearts as well. It was a gamble that paid off—after years of practice and discipline, along with his older brother Maks, Val, have reached the pinnacle of success.

Val embodies what it means to live the American dream. Robin roberts, including the failures and successes, the world championship-winning and beloved Dancing with the Stars ballroom dancer invites fans into his life as never before, Good Morning AmericaValentin Chmerkovskiy, that have shaped him, sharing the experiences, from his early childhood in Ukraine to growing up as an immigrant in the U.

I'll Never Change My Name: An Immigrant's American Dream from Ukraine to the USA to Dancing with the Stars #ad - S. The beloved dance champion and choreographer assesses his life and career so far—where he’s come from and where he hopes to go. For the first time, ukraine, and, how he worked to become a premiere dancer, of course, val looks back at his childhood in Odessa, and his Jewish family’s immigration to the United States—including what it was like to grow up as a stranger desperate to fit into a different culture, the collaborations and competitions with his brother and fellow DWTS sensation, Maksim "Maks" Chmerkovskiy.

Val speaks warmly of his close-knit family and shares intimate and inspiring stories meant to offer hope and motivation not only to fans but to everyone with a dream.

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Natural Disaster: I Cover Them. I am One.

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Kingswell #ad - It's a story that every young woman should read, a story about finding love and finding it in yourself. Beloved by good morning America's audience, Ginger is a daily presence for millions. This cyclone of stories may sound familiar to some-it's just that Ginger's personal tempests happened while she was covering some of the most devastating storms in recent history, including a ferocious tornado that killed a legend in the meteorology field.

She's shattered the glass ceiling for women in meteorology, but admits here first, she's the one natural disaster she couldn't have forecast. Abc news chief meteorologist Ginger Zee pulls back the curtain on her life in Natural Disaster. Zee's gained fame for her social media presence which is as unfiltered as Natural Disaster-from baby barf to doggy doo-doo.

Natural Disaster: I Cover Them. I am One. #ad - This book is for all the mistake makers who have learned to forgive others and themselves-even in the aftermath of man-made, or in this case Zee-made, disasters. Ginger opens up about her lifelong battle with crippling depression, her romances that range from misguided to dangerous, and her tumultuous professional path.

Ginger grew up in small-town Michigan where she developed an obsession with weather as a young girl.

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Taking the Lead: Lessons from a Life in Motion

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William Morrow #ad - Whether he’s dancing with an olympic gold medalist, respect for hard work, an internationally renowned recording star, Derek instills in each of his celebrity partners a deep passion, or a celebrated actress, and an irrepressible joie de vie spirit. Now, for the first time ever, derek opens up about his life and the lessons he’s learned on and off the dance floor, revealing how he went from bullied boy to ballroom boss.

He details how his experiences have taught him to embrace a positive outlook, along with never-before-told, and shares the insights he’s gained working with celebrity partners, behind-the-scenes stories from the show. Throughout, derek spills the real secrets of learning to dance—connection, respect, and cooperative commitment—and demonstrates how he draws on the lessons of dance and competition to embrace and overcome the daily challenges we all face.

Taking the Lead: Lessons from a Life in Motion #ad - Derek hough, the dashing emmy award-winning fan favorite, tells the inspiring story of his life and career, and only five-time champion of the hit ABC reality show Dancing With the Stars, and shares insider tips of how he transforms his celebrity dance partners into confident, charismatic champions. For eleven seasons, the talented, millions of people have tuned in to Dancing with the Stars to watch Derek Hough, consummate competitor whose skill and commitment have made him the show’s all-time champion.

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Dancing Lessons: How I Found Passion and Potential on the Dance Floor and in Life

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Wiley #ad - In dancing lessons, she takes you from her childhood years into the world of competitive ballroom dancing and on to Dancing with the Stars. Includes behind-the-scenes stories and photos from the life of the first two-time champion of Dancing with the StarsShares lessons Cheryl has learned from her celebrity partners on Dancing with the Stars, entertainment, from Drew Lachey to Chad OchocincoIncludes personal revelations concerning Cheryl's childhood, and the mediaIn Dancing Lessons, Cheryl Burke whisks you away to a world full of dancing, weight issues, and living to the max.

Cheryl's accounts of being a powerful woman putting her talent to work will inspire readers everywhere to pursue their own dreams. Not only an amazing dancer, but a kick-ass woman to look up to. Jenny McCarthy. The inside story of the life of cheryl burke, tv star, dancer, choreographer, and two-time champion on the top-rated TV hit series Dancing with the StarsCheryl Burke has been dancing since the age of four and competing since she was thirteen years old.

Dancing Lessons: How I Found Passion and Potential on the Dance Floor and in Life #ad - Over several exciting seasons, high energy, Emmy-nominated choreography, she has captivated audiences of Dancing with the Stars with her incredible dance performances, and bright smile. In each chapter, you will discover a depth of passion in Cheryl's life that perfectly matches the commitment she displays on the dance floor.

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Taking the Lead: Lessons from a Life in Motion

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William Morrow Paperbacks #ad - Whether he's dancing with an olympic gold medalist, an internationally renowned recording star, or a celebrated actress, Derek has an undeniable talent for bringing out the best in his partners. And in sharing his own story, overcome obstacles, he shows all of us how we can take charge of pursuing our goals, and become winners—not just on the dance floor but in life.

Sometimes i've taken home the trophy, sometimes I've stumbled or tripped over my own feet. William Morrow & Company. In taking the lead he details how his experiences have taught him to embrace a positive outlook, channel his creativity and drive, and face his fears head-on. From his early training in london beginning at the age of twelve, to never-before-told stories from behind the scenes of Dancing with the Stars, to grueling dance competitions around the world, Derek writes with honesty and insight about his extraordinary journey.

Taking the Lead: Lessons from a Life in Motion #ad - But every move i've made has shaped me into the person I am today. Season after season, the talented, millions of fans tune into Dancing with the Stars to watch Derek Hough, consummate competitor whose skill and commitment have made him the show's all-time champion. He does more than just tutor them in the fox-trot and paso doble—he teaches them how to see beyond their limits and realize their true potential.

Now, for the first time ever, derek opens up about his transformation from bullied little boy to accomplished performer and coach who lets nothing—and no one—stand in his way.

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Locked In: The Will to Survive and the Resolve to Live

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Howard Books #ad - Espn personality and paralympics champion victoria arlen shares her courageous and miraculous story of recovery after falling into a mysterious vegetative state at age eleven and how she broke free, overcoming the odds and never giving up hope, eventually living a full and inspiring life. When victoria arlen was eleven-years-old, she contracted two rare diseases simultaneously and fell into a mysterious vegetative state.

In locked in, and most importantly, the struggle, Victoria shares her never-before-published story—the pain, the fight to live and thrive, the faith that carried her through. When she was fifteen-years-old, she was finally able to communicate through eye blinks, against all odds and medical predictions, and she gradually regained her ability to speak and eat and move her upper body, but she faced the devastating reality of paralysis from the waist down because of damage to her spine.

Not many people get a second chance at life like Victoria has, and she made a promise to God that she would make every moment count. Her journey was not easy, despite seemingly insurmountable odds and challenges, she is living proof that, but by believing in God’s healing power and forgiveness, the will to survive and resolve to live can be a force stronger than our worst deterrents.

Locked In: The Will to Survive and the Resolve to Live #ad - However, victoria didn’t lose her strength or steadfast determination, and two years later, she won a gold medal for swimming at the London 2012 Paralympics. For two years her mind was dark, her mind broke free, but in the third year, and she was able to think clearly and to hear and feel everything – but no one knew.

William Morrow & Company.

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This Is Me: Loving the Person You Are Today

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Dey Street Books #ad - And for years, she got barely an audition. Considered a role model just for being her authentic self, and as the subject of endless conversations on social media “I don’t know what you’ve been through to play her, Chrissy found herself on magazine covers and talk shows, walking red carpets, ” she is often told by fans, “but it was something.

In this is me, chrissy metz shares her story with a raw honesty that will leave readers both surprised but also inspired. Her father disappeared one day, leaving her mother to work a series of menial jobs and his children to learn to live with the threat of hunger and the electricity being cut off. When her mother remarried, chrissy hoped for “normal” but instead experienced a form of mental pain that seemed crafted just for her.

So how does a woman with the deck stacked against her radiate such love, beauty and joy? This too is at the heart of This is Me. When she set out for los angeles, it was the first time she had been away from her family and from Florida. William Morrow & Company. The critically acclaimed series became America’s most watched—and most talked about—network show, even building on its fan base in the drama’s second season.

This Is Me: Loving the Person You Are Today #ad - An inspirational book about life and its lessons from the Golden Globe and Emmy nominated star of NBC’s This Is Us. When this is us debuted in fall 2016, a divided America embraced a show that celebrates human connection. The boys who showed her attention did so with strings attached as well, because for her, and Chrissy accepted it, love always came with conditions.

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She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History

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Philomel Books #ad - Boiger's watercolor and ink artwork exudes warmth and subtle power. Publishers weeklypraise for she persisted:* "A lovely, moving work of children's literature and a polished introduction to a diverse and accomplished group of women. Publishers Weekly, starred review"Exemplary. Rowling, yuan yuan tan, Kate Sheppard, Mary Verghese and Malala Yousafzai.

Praise for she persisted around the World:"Clinton again writes in a measured tone that is at once celebratory and defiant. In this companion book to she persisted: 13 american Women Who Changed the World, Chelsea Clinton introduces readers to a group of thirteen incredible women who have shaped history all across the globe.

She persisted around the world is a book for everyone who has ever aimed high and been told to step down, for everyone who has ever raised their voice and been told to quiet down, and for everyone who has ever felt small, unimportant or unworthy. Alexandra boiger's vibrant artwork accompanies this inspiring text that shows readers of all ages that, no matter what obstacles come their way, they have the power to persist and succeed.

She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History #ad - This book features: marie curie, viola desmond, wangari Maathai, Aisha Rateb, Sissi Lima do Amor, Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, Caroline Herschel, Leymah Gbowee, J. K. This well-curated list will show children that women's voices have made themselves emphatically heard. Booklist"she persisted will remind little girls that they can achieve their goals if they don't let obstacles get in the way.

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Becoming

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Crown #ad - With unerring honesty and lively wit, both public and private, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, telling her full story as she has lived it—in her own words and on her own terms. In her memoir, michelle obama invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her—from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, to her time spent at the world’s most famous address.

Warm, wise, and revelatory, becoming is the deeply personal reckoning of a woman of soul and substance who has steadily defied expectations—and whose story inspires us to do the same. As first lady of the united states of america—the first african-American to serve in that role—she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history, while also establishing herself as a powerful advocate for women and girls in the U.

Becoming #ad - S. An intimate, and inspiring memoir by the former first Lady of the United States   In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, powerful, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. Along the way, crushed carpool Karaoke, she showed us a few dance moves, and raised two down-to-earth daughters under an unforgiving media glare.

She helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history. William Morrow & Company. And around the world, dramatically changing the ways that families pursue healthier and more active lives, and standing with her husband as he led America through some of its most harrowing moments.

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Debbie Macomber's Table: Sharing the Joy of Cooking with Family and Friends

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Ballantine Books #ad - She helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history. William Morrow & Company. For debbie macomber, food means family—recipes and holiday traditions are passed down through generations, and meals provide opportunities for everyone to gather and share their love. Loaded with gorgeous full-color photographs and memorable stories about the author’s cherished traditions, Debbie Macomber’s Table embraces the idea that food is more than nourishment.

And no cookbook would be complete without Debbie’s guilty pleasure: seasoned popcorn. One hundred warm and inviting original recipes from the kitchen and the novels of #1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber   She’s welcomed you to the Rose Harbor Inn in Cedar Cove, and now the beloved author invites you to take a seat at her table in a new cookbook featuring her favorite recipes.

In this treasure trove you’ll find one hundred delicious dishes that have become Debbie Macomber’s staples, some inspired by her novels and others by family and friends, including   • Baked Oatmeal—a comforting start to the day, and something Jo Marie would serve her Rose Harbor Inn guests. It is a blessing that brings family and friends together.

Debbie Macomber's Table: Sharing the Joy of Cooking with Family and Friends #ad - Grilled fish tacos with cilantro-lime sauce—a perfect date night delight for nichole and rocco from a girl’s guide to moving on • gratitude bread—a wonderful way to express appreciation for the loved ones in your life, debbie’s light clam chowder, a gift that Shay from Any Dream Will Do would bake for her neighbors • Honey-Chipotle Oven-Roasted Ribs—a mouthwatering dish created by Debbie’s son-in-law, but Sam Carney from If Not for You would easily whip up a succulent platter for friends • Eggnog Cookies—a sweet treat that Merry would give to Bright in Debbie’s Christmas classic • Guinness Pot Pie—a meaty show-stopping sensation that could win the heart of a hero in any of Debbie’s books, or the hero in your life   You’ll also discover Macomber go-to favorites—Roasted Sesame Asparagus, Cookies and Cream Frozen Dessert.

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Pretty Mess

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Gallery Books #ad - In pretty mess, erika spills on every aspect of her life: from her rise to fame as a daring and fiery pop/dance performer and singer; to her decision to accept a role on reality television; to the ups and downs of family life including her marriage to famed lawyer Tom Girardi, thirty-three years her senior.

Pretty mess is her opportunity to dig deep and tell her many-layered, unique, and inspiring life story. Now, mind, in her first-ever memoir, the fan favorite star of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills bares her heart, and soul. As fun and fearless as its author, genuine, this fascinating memoir proves once and for all why Erika Jayne is so beloved: she’s strong, confident, and here to tell all! William Morrow & Company.

Pretty Mess #ad - She helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history. There’s much more to erika Jayne than fans see on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Without her alter-ego erika jayne, model, and beloved star of the real housewives of Beverly Hills, singer, Erika Girardi says she’d just be “another rich bitch with a plane”—so get ready for the dishy, tell-all memoir from show-stopping performer, Erika Jayne.

Erika jayne didn’t make it this far by holding back.

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