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The antifa comic book

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The antifa comic book - 2018

by Gord Hill

Summary: The shocking images of neo-Nazis marching in Charlottesville, Virginia, in the summer of 2017 linger, but so do those of the passionate anti-fascist protesters who risked their lives to do the right thing. With a perceptive eye and a powerful sense of resolve, Gord Hill looks at the history of fascism over the last 100 years, and the concurrent antifa movements that have worked fastidiously to topple it. Fascism is a relatively new political ideology, yet in its short history some of the...  read more »

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Coyote Doggirl

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Coyote Doggirl - 2018

by Lisa Hanawalt

Summary: Coyote is a dreamer and a drama queen, brazen and brave, faithful yet fiercely independent. She beats her own drum and sews her own crop tops. A gifted equestrian, she's half dog, half coyote, and all power. With the help of her trusty steed, Red, there's not much that's too big for her to bite off, chew up, and spit out right into your face, if you deserve it. But when Coyote and Red find themselves on the run from a trio of vengeful bad dogs, get clobbered by arrows, and are tragically...  read more »

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

The movie book

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The movie book - 2016

Summary: More than a century after the Lumie`re brothers made their first movie, the magic of the silver screen refuses to fade. Even silent era classics, such as the futuristic Metropolis, still retain the power to astonish. The talkies introduced new genres -- among them the special-effects blockbuster, first seen in King Kong and reinvented in the 1980s with Steven Spielberg's Jaws -- that continue to inspire and enthrall. In more recent years, technological progress has led to such groundbreaking...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Performing Arts

Tomoko Fuse's origami boxes

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Tomoko Fuse's origami boxes - 2018

by Tomoko Fuse

Summary: With this origami-how-to book, learn how to fold unique gift boxes that are as unique as the treasures they hold! Considered the most famous living origami master, Tomoko Fuse is known for her expertise in box-folding and other origami paper craft styles. The simple flat box, or tato, is an excellent introduction to the art of beginner origami and allows readers to "start small," then build to more intricate pieces. Handmade paper boxes are an expression of origami crafts at their very best....  read more »

Genres: Crafts & Hobbies • Nonfiction

Mastering pizza

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Mastering pizza - 2018

by Marc Vetri

Summary: Offers a step-by-step guide to making the perfect pizza at home by selecting from a variety of base doughs with different hydration levels that can work perfectly in a regular home kitchen oven.

Genres: Cooking, Food & Wine • Nonfiction

Fodor's England

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Fodor's England - 2019

by Robert Andrews

Summary: Fodor's correspondents highlight the best of England, including London's lively neighborhoods, the Cotswolds' idyllic villages, and the Lake District's stunning landscapes. Local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it's your first trip or your fifth.

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

I'm still here

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I'm still here - 2018

by Austin Channing Brown

Summary: The author's first encounter with a racialized America came at age seven, when her parents told her they named her Austin to deceive future employers into thinking she was a white man. She grew up in majority-white schools, organizations, and churches, and has spent her life navigating America's racial divide as a writer, a speaker, and an expert helping organizations practice genuine inclusion. While so many institutions claim to value diversity in their mission statements, many fall short of...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Religion & Spirituality

Bingo love. Book 1

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Bingo love. Book 1 - 2018

by Tee Franklin

Summary: Take a trip through time with Hazel Johnston and Mari McCray as they fall in love at church bingo in 1963, break up because of pressure from their families, and reunite nearly fifty years later! This Jackpot Edition contains over sixty pages of bonus materials.

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Emily

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Emily - 2018

by Emily Hyland

Summary: From small plates to Detroit pan pizza, the Hylands and Rodgers share recipes from their New York and Nashville restaurants. You'll learn to re-create crowd-pleasing favorites, while discovering new ways to entertain, feed, and wow your family and friends.

Genres: Cooking, Food & Wine • Nonfiction

Beckett basketball card price guide. Number 26 (2019)

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Beckett basketball card price guide. Number 26 (2019) - 2018

Summary: More than 375,000 cards from over 6,000 sets are listed in this popular book -- the biggest basketball price guide in the world! It's the most comprehensive basketball card source ever produced, and includes complete coverage of modern and oddball hoops cards and collectibles from 1910 to present, including college, international leagues, figurines and WNBA!

Genres: Crafts & Hobbies • Nonfiction • Sports & Recreation

Lost girls

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Lost girls - 2013

by Robert Kolker

Summary: Award-winning investigative reporter Robert Kolker delivers a haunting and humanizing account of the true-life search for a serial killer still at large on Long Island, in a compelling tale of unsolved murder and Internet prostitution. One late spring evening in 2010, Shannan Gilbert, after running through the oceanfront community of Oak Beach screaming for her life, went missing. No one who had heard of her disappearance thought much about what had happened to the twenty-four-year-old: she was...  read more »

Genres: Family & Relationships • Nonfiction • True Crime

A forever family

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A forever family - 2018

by Rob Scheer

Summary: In the tradition of The Promise of a Pencil and Kisses from Katie comes an inspirational memoir by the founder of Comfort Cases about his turbulent childhood in the foster care system and the countless obstacles and discrimination he endured in adopting his four children.

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Family & Relationships • Nonfiction

Sister Pie

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Sister Pie - 2018

by Lisa Ludwinski

Summary: A collection of favorite recipes for sweet and savory pies from the owner of Detroit's Sister Pie bakery features such options as ginger peach biscuit, toasted marshmallow butterscotch, and sour cherry bourbon pie.

Genres: Cooking, Food & Wine • Nonfiction

Golden kamuy. Book 6

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Golden kamuy. Book 6 - 2018

by Satoru Noda

Summary: Asirpa and Sugimoto are faced with a shocking truth -- Noppera-bo, the criminal mastermind behind the stolen gold hoard is Asirpa's father! To confirm this they decide to go to the impregnable Abashiri prison to attempt to meet him. Along the way they find more clues to the location of the gold, and make a stop in a hellish hotel. Meanwhile, Toshizo Hijikata lays down his own brand of justice in a lawless town.

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Demon. Book 4

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Demon. Book 4 - 2017

by Jason Shiga

Summary: Immortal actuary Jimmy makes a startling discovery: Agent Hunter, his long-dead adversary, is actually alive and a demon himself! Hunter has spent the last century concocting a deadly trap for his nemesis, and he has the perfect bait: Jimmy's daughter, Sweet Pea. In the epic showdown to end all epic showdowns, we finally reach the thrilling conclusion to this madcap series.

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Tiny homes

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Tiny homes - 2018

Summary: Downsizing has become a big trend -- and many people are choosing to live small and smart in compact houses that don't require huge mortgages or upkeep. Country Living showcases a coast-to-coast collection of sustainable dwellings, all ranging from 100 to 1,500 square feet. Take an inside tour of these impressive little abodes, like a converted 1840s schoolhouse in New York, a 22x24-foot kit barn in California wine country, a 1914 New Hampshire coastal row home, and a renovated 1950s Alabama...  read more »

Genres: Home & Garden • Nonfiction

Garfield

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Garfield - 2018

by Jim Davis

Summary: Launches the consummate collection of Jim Davis' phenomenally successful comic strip. Since its debut in 1978, Garfield has reached historic heights, becoming the world's most widely syndicated strip. Featuring rare archival material and an introduction to the series by creator Jim Davis, this inaugural volume will appeal both to new readers and longtime fans of the lasagna-loving cat.

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Franklin barbecue

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Franklin barbecue - 2015

by Aaron Franklin

Summary: When Aaron and Stacy Franklin opened up a small barbecue trailer on the side of an Austin, Texas, interstate in 2009, they had no idea what they'd gotten themselves into. Today, Franklin Barbecue has a national reputation and several major barbecue awards. Now the authors share years' worth of hard-won knowledge and the secrets behind truly great barbecue. This resource for the backyard pitmaster includes chapters dedicated to building or customizing your own smoker; finding and curing the...  read more »

Genres: Cooking, Food & Wine • Nonfiction

Heartland

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Heartland - 2018

by Sarah Smarsh

Summary: During Sarah Smarsh's turbulent childhood in Kansas in the 1980s and 1990s, the country's changing economic policies solidified her family's place among the working poor. By telling the story of her life and the lives of the people she loves, Smarsh challenges us to examine the class divide in our country and the myths about people thought to be less because they earn less. Her personal history affirms the corrosive impact intergenerational poverty can have on individuals, families, and...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • History & Culture • Nonfiction

The Noma guide to fermentation

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The Noma guide to fermentation - 2018

by René Redzepi

Summary: At Noma -- four times named the world's best restaurant -- every dish includes some form of fermentation, whether it's a bright hit of vinegar, a deeply savory miso, an electrifying drop of garum, or the sweet intensity of black garlic. Fermentation is one of the foundations behind Noma's extraordinary flavor profiles. Now Rene´ Redzepi, chef and co-owner of Noma, and David Zilber, the chef who runs the restaurant's acclaimed fermentation lab, share never-before-revealed techniques to creating...  read more »

Genres: Cooking, Food & Wine • Nonfiction

Democracy

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Democracy - 2017

by Condoleezza Rice

Summary: At a time when people around the world are wondering whether democracy is in decline, Condoleezza Rice shares insights from her experiences as a policymaker, scholar, and citizen in order to put democracy's challenges into perspective. When the United States was founded, it was the only attempt at self-government in the world. Today more than half of all countries qualify as democracies, and in the long run that number will continue to grow. Yet nothing worthwhile ever comes easily. Using...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Nonfiction • Politics & Government

Breakthrough prayer

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Breakthrough prayer - 2018

by Guillermo Maldonado

Summary: This book shows how to build momentum in your prayer life -- creating a spiritual atmosphere in which God moves powerfully -- provides essential keys for breakthrough, and explains how to have all your prayers answered according to God's will and Word.

Genres: Nonfiction • Religion & Spirituality

Abortion

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Abortion - 2018

by Barbara Wexler

Summary: Provides users with up-to-date statistics and information from numerous authoritative resources all in one volume. The text provides clear and comprehensive summary of the data, which is also vividly illustrated through tables, charts, and graphs.

Genres: History & Culture • Nonfiction • Young Adult Nonfiction

All you can ever know

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All you can ever know - 2018

by Nicole Chung

Summary: "What does it mean to lose your roots -- within your culture, within your family -- and what happens when you find them? Nicole Chung was born severely premature, placed for adoption by her Korean parents, and raised by a white family in a sheltered Oregon town. From childhood, she heard the story of her adoption as a comforting, pre-packaged myth. She believed that her biological parents had made the ultimate sacrifice in the hope of giving her a better life, that forever feeling slightly out...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Family & Relationships • Nonfiction

Delish

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Delish - 2018

by Joanna Saltz

Summary: Love to eat? Delish.com provides helpful, shareable recipes that are meant to be devoured, not perfected. Saltz provides everything you want right in your hands, from appetizers to show-stopping desserts, as well as their best tips, tricks, and indispensable advice.

Genres: Cooking, Food & Wine • Nonfiction

Pull up a chair

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Pull up a chair - 2018

by Tiffani Thiessen

Summary: As host of the Cooking Channel series Dinner at Tiffani's, Thiessen showcases her classic-with-a-twist recipes and knack for hosting a good time. The recipes in this cookbook are the kind that bring people together, designed for pleasing the pickiest of eaters, feeding a crowd or pulling off a party in your PJs.

Genres: Cooking, Food & Wine • Nonfiction

Furnishing eternity

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Furnishing eternity - 2018

by David Giffels

Summary: When Giffels enlisted his dad to help him build his own casket, he thought of it mostly as an opportunity to sharpen his woodworking skills and to spend time together. But the unexpected deaths of his mother and a friend led to a harsh confrontation with mortality and loss. Over the course of several seasons, he returned to his father's barn in rural Ohio, to continue a pursuit that grew into a meditation on grief and optimism, a quest for enlightenment, and a way to cherish time with an aging parent.

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Family & Relationships • Nonfiction

The summit of the gods. Book 4, Because I am here

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The summit of the gods. Book 4, Because I am here - 2013

by Baku Yumemakura

Summary: "Climbing is all I have. I climb." Photographer Fukamachi is visiting Habu's home when the felon Mohan turns up demanding the missing Kodak but is foiled when his previous captor shoots and wounds him. Habu admits that he took the camera from Mallory's body but that there was no film found. He releases the camera to Fukamachi's charge on the understanding that he can only use it after Habu completes his solo climb of Everest's South West face in winter without oxygen! But Fukamachi is going with him!!

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

The end of the end of the earth

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The end of the end of the earth - 2018

by Jonathan Franzen

Summary: This book gathers essays and speeches written mostly in the past five years. Jonathan Franzen returns with renewed vigor to the themes -- both human and literary -- that have long preoccupied him. Whether exploring his complex relationship with his uncle, recounting his young adulthood in New York, or offering an illuminating look at the global seabird crisis, these pieces contain all the wit and disabused realism that we've come to expect from Franzen. Taken together, these essays trace the...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Nonfiction

Croatia

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Croatia - 2017

by Leandro Zoppé

Summary: Provides background information on the history, geography, and people of Croatia; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

Feel better fast and make it last

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Feel better fast and make it last - 2018

by Daniel G Amen

Summary: We've all felt anxious, sad, traumatized, grief-stricken, stressed, angry, or hopeless at some point in life. It's perfectly normal to go through emotional crises or have periods when you feel panicked or out of sorts. It is how you respond to these challenges that will make all the difference in how you feel -- not just immediately, but also in the long run. Unfortunately, many people turn to self-medicating behaviors, such as overeating, drugs, alcohol, risky sexual behavior, anger, or...  read more »

Genres: Health & Fitness • Nonfiction

Education in America

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Education in America - 2018

by Stephen Meyer

Summary: Provides users with up-to-date statistics and information from numerous authoritative resources all in one volume. The text provides clear and comprehensive summary of the data, which is also vividly illustrated through tables, charts, and graphs.

Genres: Business, Investing & Careers • Nonfiction • Young Adult Nonfiction

Wrecking crew

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Wrecking crew - 2018

by John Ferak

Summary: In 2016-2017, while working for the USA Today network's Wisconsin investigative team, author John Ferak wrote dozens of articles examining the murder case again Steven Avery, who had already beat one wrongful conviction only to be charged with the murder of Teresa Halbach in 2005. The case became the wildly successful Netflix "Making A Murderer" documentary. In this book, Ferak lays out in exacting detail the post-conviction strategy of Kathleen Zellner, the high-profile, high-octane lawyer, to...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • True Crime

The champions' game

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The champions' game - 2017

by Saul Ramirez

Summary: In April of 2015, a team of 12 middle schoolers -- border kids -- from South-Central El Paso surprised the country by taking first place in the national chess championships. The 11, 12 and 13-year-old chess players at El Paso ISD's Henderson Middle School largely credit their success to one man: Saul Ramirez, a 30-year-old dad and husband who teaches art at Henderson during the day and coaches the chess team after school. The story of Ramirez and his students is chronicled in this book, a...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Sports & Recreation • Young Adult Nonfiction

Frommer's easyguide to New Orleans 2019

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Frommer's easyguide to New Orleans 2019 - 2019

by Diana K Schwam

Summary: Few cities anywhere are as vibrant, historically rich, and just plain fun as New Orleans. But it's not a 'dummy proof' destination. Too many travelers leave town wondering what all the fuss is about. That doesn't happen to those carrying this book. Written by frequent Frommer author and journalist, Diana K. Schwam, this book introduces travelers to the experiences other visitors miss; and has the type of insightful commentary on the iconic sights that brings them to life. The book includes...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

A child called

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A child called "it" - 1995

by David J Pelzer

Summary: An account of one of the most severe child abuse cases in California history. It is the story of Dave Pelzer, who was brutally beaten and starved by his emotionally unstable, alcoholic mother: a mother who played torturous, unpredictable games -- games that left him nearly dead. He had to learn how to play his mother's games in order to survive because she no longer considered him a son, but a slave; and no longer a boy, but an "it."

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Family & Relationships • Nonfiction

The mental load

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The mental load - 2018

by Emma

Summary: Emma reflects on social and feminist issues by means of simple line drawings, dissecting the mental load, i.e. all that invisible and unpaid organizing, list-making and planning women do to manage their lives, and the lives of their family members. Most of us carry some form of mental load -- about our work, household responsibilities, financial obligations and personal life; but what makes up that burden and how it's distributed within households and understood in offices is not always equal...  read more »

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Chilling adventures of Sabrina. Book one, The crucible

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Chilling adventures of Sabrina. Book one, The crucible - 2016

by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

Summary: On the eve of her sixteenth birthday, young sorceress Sabrina Spellman finds herself at a crossroads, forced to choose between an unearthly destiny and her own mortal boyfriend, Harvey. But Madam Satan, a deadly foe from her family's past, has arrived in Greendale, and she has her sights set squarely on the young witch. Can Sabrina face the challenge, or will her witching career -- and high school life -- end all too abruptly?

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Mini crochet creatures

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Mini crochet creatures - 2018

by Lauren Bergstrom

Summary: The interest in Japanese amigurumi is explored in miniature in this charming new title. Gorgeous and cute, these projects may be small but they are bursting with personality, making perfect gifts for friends and family. These tiny creatures can be used in a variety of imaginative ways -- as key rings, jewelry accessories or just displayed as adorable trinkets in their own right. All the basic crochet techniques you will need are clearly explained along with step-by-step illustrations making...  read more »

Genres: Crafts & Hobbies • Nonfiction

The best comfort food on the planet

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The best comfort food on the planet - 2018

by Kerry Altiero

Summary: You haven't lived until you've added garlic French fries to your salad. Or better yet, try jalapen~os stuffed with goat cheese and ricotta. Oh, add pasta with seared scallops, red pastrami and marsala cream to the list. These are just some of the insanely satisfying comfort food recipes Chef Kerry Altiero and Katherine Gaudet have up their sleeves. This book takes ordinary dishes like mac 'n cheese, salad and lasagne and turns them into Lobster Mac 'N Cheese, Hot Dressed Salad and Sorta...  read more »

Genres: Cooking, Food & Wine • Nonfiction

Cravings

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Cravings - 2018

by Chrissy Teigen

Summary: Chrissy Teigen is back with more of her take-no-prisoners flavor bombs. This time the 100 recipes are even simpler and more bang-for-your-buck -- it's how she's cooking now as a new parent, but it's perfect for all busy cooks. This follow-up takes us further into her kitchen -- a kitchen now marked by new parenthood, a need for some quicker meals, and multi-purpose sauces and condiments, without sacrificing any of Chrissy's signature need for maximum flavor.

Genres: Cooking, Food & Wine • Nonfiction

When the brain can't hear

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When the brain can't hear - 2003

by Teri James Bellis

Summary: Treatise on Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) and how it affects the lives of those afflicted with it.

Genres: Family & Relationships • Health & Fitness • Nonfiction

The world almanac and book of facts 2019

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The world almanac and book of facts 2019 - 2019

Summary: This compendium of information is an authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. This edition celebrates its illustrious history while keeping an eye on the future. It will answer all of your trivia needs -- from history and sports to geography, pop culture, and much more. Special features include the 2018 election, top 10 news topics of 2018, the year in pictures, and profiles of 196 nations, 55 states and territories and 100 U.S. cities.

Genre: Nonfiction

Forget

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Forget "having it all" - 2018

by Amy Westervelt

Summary: Examines the history of American ideas about motherhood, how those ideas have impacted all women whether they have children, and calls for changes in workplace policies, cultural norms, and personal attitudes about motherhood.

Genres: Business, Investing & Careers • Family & Relationships • Nonfiction

On desperate ground

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On desperate ground - 2018

by Hampton Sides

Summary: On October 15, 1950, General Douglas MacArthur convinced President Harry Truman that the Communist forces of Kim Il-sung would be utterly defeated by Thanksgiving. The Chinese, he said with near certainty, would not intervene in the war. As he was speaking, 300,000 Red Chinese soldiers began secretly crossing the Manchurian border. As Americans moved deep into the snowy mountains of North Korea, toward the trap Mao had set along the frozen shores of the Chosin Reservoir, what followed was one...  read more »

Genres: History & Culture • Nonfiction

Berlin

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Berlin - 2018

by Jason Lutes

Summary: An intricate look at the fall of the Weimar Republic through the eyes of its citizens -- Marthe Mu¨ller, a young woman escaping the memory of a brother killed in World War I, Kurt Severing, an idealistic journalist losing faith in the printed word as fascism and extremism take hold; and the Brauns, a family torn apart by poverty and politics. Lutes weaves these characters' lives into the larger fabric of a city slowly ripping apart. The city itself is the central protagonist in this historical...  read more »

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Diabetes meals by the plate

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Diabetes meals by the plate - 2014

Summary: Sidestepping complex programs that turn meal-planning into work, the 90 complete meals in this book follow the Plate Method -- a simple approach to eating the right foods in proper amounts by filling your plate with one half non-starchy vegetables, one quarter protein, and one quarter starch.

Genres: Cooking, Food & Wine • Nonfiction

The lost boy

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The lost boy - 1997

by David J Pelzer

Summary: This volume is the second installment of a trilogy of books which depict the life of the author, who as a young boy was physically, emotionally, and psychologically abused by his obsessive mother. The book discusses Pelzer's struggling with his ability to fit in and adapt to the new environment around him as he is put into foster care. It also talks about the kindness of his foster parents and other people around him as well as his inability to brush his mother aside.

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Family & Relationships • Nonfiction

The environment

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The environment - 2018

by Kim Masters Evans

Summary: Examines the steps that have been taken to protect Earth's natural environment and the controversies that surround them.

Genres: Nature • Nonfiction • Young Adult Nonfiction

Growing old in America

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Growing old in America - 2018

by Barbara Wexler

Summary: Provides users with up-to-date statistics and information from numerous authoritative resources all in one volume. The text provides clear and comprehensive summary of the data, which is also vividly illustrated through tables, charts, and graphs.

Genres: History & Culture • Nonfiction • Young Adult Nonfiction

Heavy

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Heavy - 2018

by Kiese Laymon

Summary: In this powerful and provocative memoir, Kiese Laymon fearlessly explores what the weight of a lifetime of secrets, lies, and deception does to a black body, a black family, and a nation teetering on the brink of moral collapse. Laymon invites us to consider the consequences of living in a country wholly obsessed with progress yet wholly disinterested in the messy work of reckoning with where we've been. Laymon writes eloquently and honestly about growing up a hard-headed black son to a...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • History & Culture • Nonfiction

The comic book story of professional wrestling

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The comic book story of professional wrestling - 2018

by Aubrey Sitterson

Summary: A history of wrestling covers the sport's progress from the carnival days to the dominance of the World Wrestling Federation and the current diverse independent wrestling scene.

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Frommer's easyguide to New York City 2019

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Frommer's easyguide to New York City 2019 - 2018

by Pauline Frommer

Summary: An easy-to-read guide full of expert travel advice on New York City.

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

Beastie Boys book

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Beastie Boys book - 2018

by Mike D

Summary: Formed as a New York City hardcore band in 1981, Beastie Boys struck an unlikely path to global hip hop superstardom. Here is their story, told for the first time in the words of the band. Adam "ADROCK" Horovitz and Michael "Mike D" Diamond offer revealing and very funny accounts of their transition from teenage punks to budding rappers; their early collaboration with Russell Simmons and Rick Rubin; the debut album that became the first hip hop record ever to hit #1, Licensed to Ill -- and the...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Nonfiction • Performing Arts

Capital punishment

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Capital punishment - 2018

by Kim Masters Evans

Summary: Provides users with up-to-date statistics and information from numerous authoritative resources all in one volume. The text provides clear and comprehensive summary of the data, which is also vividly illustrated through tables, charts, and graphs.

Genres: Law • Nonfiction • Young Adult Nonfiction

The condition of secrecy

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The condition of secrecy - 2018

by Inger Christensen

Summary: Christensen formulates with increasing clarity the basis of her approach to writing, and provides insights into how she composed specific poetry volumes. Some essays are autobiographical (with memories of Christensen's school years during the Nazi occupation of Denmark), and others are political, touching on the Cold War and Chernobyl. The book also covers the Ars Poetica of Lu Chi (261-303 CE); William Blake and Isaac Newton; and such topics as randomness as a universal force and the role of the writer as an agent of social change.

Genre: Nonfiction

100 Miles to Freedom: The Epic Story of the Rescue of Santo Tomas and the Liberation of Manila: 194

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100 Miles to Freedom: The Epic Story of the Rescue of Santo Tomas and the Liberation of Manila: 194 - 2011

by Robert B. Holland

Summary: In this book, U.S. Marine Bob Holland tells the story of the release of 3,700 American civilian prisoners of the Japanese at Santo Tomas Internment Camp in Manila, the Philippines. Until their miraculous rescue by Marines of "The Flying Column" on February 3, 1945, these civilians had been interned for more than three and one-half years. This wartime account includes interviews with several prisoners describing their experiences and hardships in the camp, as well as black-and-white photos depicting Marines and prisoners during this tumultuous event in history.

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • History & Culture • Military • Nonfiction

1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus

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1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus - 2005

by Charles C. Mann

Summary: Mann shows how a new generation of researchers equipped with novel scientific techniques have come to previously unheard-of conclusions about the Americas before the arrival of the Europeans. In 1491 there were probably more people living in the Americas than in Europe. Certain cities -- such as Tenochtitla´n, the Aztec capital -- were greater in population than any European city. Tenochtitla´n, unlike any capital in Europe at that time, had running water, beautiful botanical gardens, and...  read more »

Genres: Americas • History & Culture • Nature • Nature & Ecology • Nonfiction • Science • Technology • United States

2017 Physicians' Desk Reference 71st Edition

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2017 Physicians' Desk Reference 71st Edition - 2016

by PDR Staff

Summary: This reference contains FDA-approved drug label information, including warnings and precautions, drug interactions, and full-color images of some drugs. Every label includes information on dosages, side effects, and safety information, such as contraindications, pregnancy ratings, and interactions with other drugs, food, or alcohol.

Genres: Health & Fitness • Nonfiction

2019 North American Coins & Prices: A Guide to U.S., Canadian and Mexican Coins

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2019 North American Coins & Prices: A Guide to U.S., Canadian and Mexican Coins - 2018

Summary: Contains tens of thousands of individual coin listings, more than 6,500 coin images and updated coin values for the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Genres: Crafts & Hobbies • Home & Garden • Nonfiction

2019 Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date

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2019 Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date - 2018

Summary: Creativity blends with tradition in today's modern collectible coin market, bringing enthusiasts beautiful coins offering popular themes. This marriage of new and old is captured in total in this publication.

Genres: Crafts & Hobbies • Home & Garden • Nonfiction

21 Lessons for the 21st Century

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21 Lessons for the 21st Century - 2018

by Yuval Noah Harari

Summary: How do computers and robots change the meaning of being human? How do we deal with the epidemic of fake news? Are nations and religions still relevant? What should we teach our children? As technology advances faster than our understanding of it, hacking becomes a tactic of war, and the world feels more polarized than ever, Yuval Harari addresses the challenge of navigating life in the face of constant and disorienting change and raises the important questions we need to ask ourselves in order...  read more »

Genres: History & Culture • Nonfiction • Politics & Government

37 Seconds: Dying Revealed Heaven's Help--A Mother's Journey

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37 Seconds: Dying Revealed Heaven's Help--A Mother's Journey - 2015

by Stephanie Arnold

Summary: Flat-lining for thirty-seven seconds after giving birth to her second child, the author, after remaining unconscious for more than two days and spending weeks in recovery, recounts details of her experience.

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Health & Fitness • Nonfiction • Religion & Spirituality

39th Edition Blue Book of Gun Values

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39th Edition Blue Book of Gun Values - 2018

by S P Fjestad

Summary: Contains accurate information and up-to-date values for modern firearms and many major trademark antiques. It provides the most firearms information and pricing, including all the new makes/models for 2018. This newest edition contains over 1,700 manufacturers and trademarks with brief histories whenever possible; almost 24,000 individually listed and described models; and 550,000 up-to-date values. The Photo Percentage Grading System (PCGS) has been revised, making firearms grading even easier...  read more »

Genres: Crafts & Hobbies • Home & Garden • Nonfiction • Sports & Recreation • Technology

63 Documents the Government Doesn't Want You to Read

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63 Documents the Government Doesn't Want You to Read - 2011

by Jesse Ventura

Summary: In this incredible collection of actual government documents, Ventura, the ultimate nonpartisan truth-seeker, proves beyond any doubt that the official spin of numerous government programs is bull. He and Russell walk readers through 63 of the most incriminating programs to reveal what really happens behind the closed doors.

Genres: Americas • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Politics & Government • United States

7 Generations: A Plains Cree Saga

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7 Generations: A Plains Cree Saga - 2012

by David Alexander Robertson

Summary: Follows one Plains Cree family from the early 19th century to the present day. For Edwin, the story of his ancestors from both the distant and recent past must guide him through an uncertain present, to the dawn of a new future. This book explores the life of Stone, a young Cree warrior, the smallpox epidemic of 1870, the residential school system of the 20th century and its familial legacy.

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military

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Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military - 2018

by Neil deGrasse Tyson

Summary: Explores the centuries-old relationship between science and military power, describing how the methods and tools of astrophysics have been used in the service of war, from early celestial navigation to satellite-enabled warfare.

Genres: Astronomy & Space • Nonfiction • Politics & Government • Science • Technology

Ada; s Violin

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Ada; s Violin - 2016

by Susan Hood

Summary: From award-winning author Susan Hood and illustrator Sally Wern Comport comes the extraordinary true tale of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay, an orchestra made up of children playing instruments built from recycled trash. Ada Ríos grew up in Cateura, a small town in Paraguay built on a landfill. She dreamed of playing the violin, but with little money for anything but the bare essentials, it was never an option...until a music teacher named Favio Chávez arrived. He wanted to give...  read more »

Genres: Arts & Photography • Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • Nonfiction

Addicted to Outrage: How Thinking Like a Recovering Addict Can Heal the Country

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Addicted to Outrage: How Thinking Like a Recovering Addict Can Heal the Country - 2018

by Glenn Beck

Summary: America is addicted to outrage, we're at the height of a twenty-year bender, and we need an intervention. In his new book, bestselling author Glenn Beck addresses how America has become more and more divided -- both politically and socially. Americans are now less accepting, less forgiving, and have lost faith in many of the country's signature ideals, he says. We are quick to point a judgmental finger at the opposing party, are unwilling to doubt their own ideologies, and refuse to have any...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Politics & Government

Adrift  [Movie tie-in]

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Adrift [Movie tie-in] - 2018

by Tami Oldham Ashcraft

Summary: New York Times Bestseller The heart-stopping memoir, soon to be a major motion picture starring Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin, and directed by Baltasar Kormákur (Everest). "An inspirational and empowering read." —Shailene Woodley Young and in love, their lives ahead of them, Tami Oldham and her fiancé Richard Sharp set sail from Tahiti under brilliant blue skies, with Tami; s hometown of San Diego as their ultimate destination. But the two free spirits and avid sailors...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Nonfiction • Sports & Recreation • Trave

The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins

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The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins - 2018

by Clint McElroy

Summary: Join Taako the elf wizard, Merle the dwarf cleric, and Magnus the human warrior for an adventure they are poorly equipped to handle at best. They are guided ("guided") by their snarky DM, in a graphic novel that, like the smash-hit podcast it's based on, will tickle your funny bone, tug your heartstrings, and probably pants you if you give it half a chance.

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

All Kinds of Families

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All Kinds of Families - 2016

by Norma Simon

Summary: In a book far ahead of its time, All Kinds of Families celebrated the broad diversity of American families when it was first published in 1976. Now Norma Simon and Sarah S. Brannen have updated this classic for the modern age. Multicultural and multigenerational people demonstrate what being in a family means and how all families offer each other support and love.

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • Family & Relationships • Nonfiction

Amelia Lost

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Amelia Lost - 2012

by Candace Fleming

Summary: From the acclaimed author of The Great and Only Barnum --as well as The Lincolns, Our Eleanor, and Ben Franklin; s Almanac --comes the thrilling story of America; s most celebrated flyer, Amelia Earhart. In alternating chapters, Fleming deftly moves readers back and forth between Amelia; s life (from childhood up until her last flight) and the exhaustive search for her and her missing plane. With incredible photos, maps, and handwritten notes from Amelia herself--plus informative sidebars...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • History & Culture • Nonfiction

American Dialogue: The Founders and Us

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American Dialogue: The Founders and Us - 2018

by Joseph J. Ellis

Summary: What would the founders think? We live in a divided America that is currently incapable of sustained argument and is feeling unsure of its destiny. Joseph J. Ellis explores anew four of our most prominent founders, in each instance searching for patterns and principles that bring the lamp of experience to our contemporary dilemmas. Ellis discusses Thomas Jefferson and racism, John Adams and economic inequality, James Madison and constitutional law, George Washington and foreign policy. Just as...  read more »

Genres: Americas • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Politics & Government • United States • World

American Kingpin

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American Kingpin - 2017

by Nick Bilton

Summary: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! The unbelievable true story of the man who built a billion-dollar online drug empire from his bedroom—and almost got away with it In 2011, a twenty-six-year-old libertarian programmer named Ross Ulbricht launched the ultimate free market: the Silk Road, a clandestine Web site hosted on the Dark Web where anyone could trade anything—drugs, hacking software, forged passports, counterfeit cash, poisons—free of the government; s watchful eye. It wasn; t...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Business, Investing & Careers • Nonfiction • True Crime

American Like Me

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American Like Me - 2018

by America Ferrera

Summary: From award-winning actress and political activist America Ferrera comes a vibrant and varied collection of first person accounts from prominent figures about the experience of growing up between cultures. America Ferrera has always felt wholly American, and yet, her identity is inextricably linked to her parents; homeland and Honduran culture. Speaking Spanish at home, having Saturday-morning-salsa-dance-parties in the kitchen, and eating tamales alongside apple pie at Christmas never seemed...  read more »

Genres: History & Culture • Language Arts & Disciplines • Nonfiction

American Overdose

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American Overdose - 2018

by Chris Mcgreal

Summary: A comprehensive portrait of a uniquely American epidemic—devastating in its findings and damning in its conclusions The opioid epidemic has been described as "one of the greatest mistakes of modern medicine." But calling it a mistake is a generous rewriting of the history of greed, corruption, and indifference that pushed the US into consuming more than 80 percent of the world; s opioid painkillers. Journeying through lives and communities wrecked by the epidemic, Chris McGreal reveals...  read more »

Genres: History & Culture • Nonfiction

American Revolution

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American Revolution - 2012

by Mary Pope Osborne

Summary: Track the facts with Jack and Annie! When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #22: Revolutionary War on Wednesday, they had lots of questions. What was it like to live in colonial times? Why did the stamp Act make the colonists so angry? Who were the Minutemen? What happened at the Boston Tea Party? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts. Filled with up-to-date information, photos, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack...  read more »

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • History & Culture • Nonfiction

American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin

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American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin - 2018

by Terrance Hayes

Summary: A powerful, timely, dazzling collection of sonnets from one of America's most acclaimed poets, Terrance Hayes, the National Book Award winning author of "Lighthead." In seventy poems bearing the same title, Terrance Hayes explores the meanings of American, of assassin, and of love in the sonnet form. Written during the first two hundred days of the Trump presidency, these poems are haunted by the country's past and future eras and errors, its dreams and nightmares. Inventive, compassionate,...  read more »

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Poetry • Short Stories

And Home Was Kariakoo: A Memoir of East Africa

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And Home Was Kariakoo: A Memoir of East Africa - 2015

by M.G. Vassanji

Summary: From M.G. Vassanji, comes a poignant love letter to his birthplace and homeland, East Africa -- a powerful and surprising portrait that only an insider could write. Part travelogue, part memoir, and part history-rarely-told, here is a powerful and timely portrait of a constantly evolving land. From a description of Zanzibar and its evolution to a visit to a slave-market town at Lake Tanganyika; from an encounter with a witchdoctor in an old coastal village to memories of his own childhood in...  read more »

Genres: Africa • Biographies & Memoirs • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • World

The Annotated African American Folktales

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The Annotated African American Folktales - 2018

Summary: Drawing from the great folklorists of the past while expanding African American lore with dozens of tales rarely seen before, this book revolutionizes the canon like no other volume. Following in the tradition of such classics as Arthur Huff Fauset's "Negro Folk Tales from the South" (1927), Zora Neale Hurston's "Mules and Men" (1935), and Virginia Hamilton's "The People Could Fly" (1985), acclaimed scholars Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Maria Tatar assemble a groundbreaking collection of...  read more »

Genres: Fairy Tales, Legends & Mythology • Literature & Fiction • Nonfiction

Antique Trader Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide 2019

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Antique Trader Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide 2019 - 2018

Summary: Filled with expert advice, market and collecting trends, historical information, values and approximately 4,000 color photographs, "Antique Trader" provides a clear and respected perspective on an incredibly diverse and always fascinating field.

Genres: Crafts & Hobbies • Home & Garden • Nonfiction

Aptavani - 6

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Aptavani - 6 - 2014

by Dada Bhagwan

Summary: Aptavani will reach great heights day by day. One will find solutions to all worldly questions from Aptavani. People of all faiths will benefit from this as they extract essence of all religions from these Aptavanis. This is what is needed. After reading Aptavani, many people say that there is no need for them to read any other religious book. Therefore, everything will operate on the basis of Aptavanis. These books of ours will help people a great deal. That is why I have told everyone to...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Religion & Spirituality

Aptavani - 8

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Aptavani - 8 - 2013

by Dada Bhagwan

Summary: "Herein lies the science. From the Gnani Purush, one should understand the distinct line of demarcation between the Self and the non-Self. His explanations hold true for the past, present and future. It shines the same light, even after thousands of years. This whole thing is a science. I have been talking about this science since the past twenty-eight years, and yet it is not over. This has all been recorded in a tape recorder. Books will be printed from this. So this is a very great science....  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Religion & Spirituality

The Art of Intelligence: Lessons from a Life in the CIA's Clandestine Service

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The Art of Intelligence: Lessons from a Life in the CIA's Clandestine Service - 2012

by Henry A. Crumpton

Summary: A counterterrorism spy describes his leadership of the campaign that routed al Qaeda and the Taliban in the weeks after the September 11 attacks, offering insight into the ways in which the Afghanistan campaign changed American warfare.

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Nonfiction • Politics & Government

Assassination Classroom, Vol. 19

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Assassination Classroom, Vol. 19 - 2017

by Yusei Matsui

Summary: Koro Sensei's lessons in verbal defense are put to the test when Karma must use his brains instead of his brawn to rescue a classmate. Then things finally begin to go smoothly for the students of 3-E. Everyone receives some good news about their futures, and Nagisa settles on a career goal. But the peace is broken when the world's nations miraculously manage to coordinate their efforts long enough to launch a plan to assassinate Koro Sensei -- with the aid of the strongest mercenary in the world and an ultimate weapon! Will anyone break ranks to protect everyone's favorite tentacled teacher?

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Assassination Classroom, Vol. 21

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Assassination Classroom, Vol. 21 - 2018

by Yusei Matsui

Summary: In the aftermath of tragedy, the students of 3-E nevertheless march proudly in their graduation ceremony. Will their futures still unfold as planned? And what will they do with their reward money? Then, enjoy a long side story revealing what Koro Sensei was really up to over winter break! Can Koro Sensei truly make a friend and ally out of anyone?! Plus, a bonus short story with all-new characters, set in a dystopian future.

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Astronaut

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Astronaut - 2013

by Kate Hayden

Summary: What does it take to hold down a job in zero gravity? In this book, find out what it; s really like to be an astronaut living in space. Level 2 Readers are appropriate for children who have started to read but still need help. Longer sentences and an expanded vocabulary make these 48-page books slightly more challenging. Information boxes full of background information will stimulate inquisitive minds.

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Easy Readers • Children's Nonfiction Books • Nonfiction • Science & Technology

Astronomy

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Astronomy - 2017

by Boy Scouts of America

Summary: Detailed requirements for earning a merit badge in astronomy.

Genres: Astronomy & Space • Nonfiction • Science • Technology

At Least Know This

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At Least Know This - 2018

by Guy P. Harrison

Summary: This primer on essential scientific literacy gives readers the basics to understand themselves and the world around them, plus a glimpse of how much more science has to offer. Science tells us a good deal about who we are, where we come from, the nature of the universe, how our brains work, and much, much more. Unfortunately, most people are largely unaware of this treasure trove of information. As a result, we are more prone to do things like aim nuclear weapons at each other, inflate the...  read more »

Genres: History & Culture • Nonfiction • Science & Technology

Attucks!: Oscar Robertson and the Basketball Team That Awakened a City

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Attucks!: Oscar Robertson and the Basketball Team That Awakened a City - 2018

by Phillip Hoose

Summary: The true story of the all-black high school basketball team that broke the color barrier in segregated 1950s Indiana. By winning the state high school basketball championship in 1955, ten teens from an Indianapolis school meant to be the centerpiece of racially segregated education in the state shattered the myth of their inferiority. Their brilliant coach had fashioned an unbeatable team from a group of boys born in the South and raised in poverty. Anchored by the astonishing Oscar Robertson,...  read more »

Genres: Biographies • Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • History & Culture • Multicultural • Sports & Outdoors • Sports & Recreation • Young Adult Nonfiction

The Autistic Brain: Helping Different Kinds of Minds Succeed

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The Autistic Brain: Helping Different Kinds of Minds Succeed - 2013

by Temple Grandin

Summary: A cutting-edge account of the latest science of autism, from Temple Grandin. Since she started writing and speaking about autism, the number of people diagnosed with it has skyrocketed -- but so has the research that is transforming our understanding of the autistic brain. Now she brings her singular perspective to a thrilling journey through the autism revolution. Weaving her own experience with remarkable new discoveries, she introduces the neuroimaging advances and genetic research that link...  read more »

Genres: Biology • Family & Relationships • Health & Fitness • Nonfiction • Science • Self Development • Technology

Autobiograpy Of Gnani Purush A.M.Patel

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Autobiograpy Of Gnani Purush A.M.Patel - 2010

by Dr. Niruben Amin

Summary: "The Lord of the Fourteen worlds is manifest here. Questioner: For whom is the title 'Dada Bhagwan' used? Dadashri: For 'Dada Bhagwan.' Not for me. I am a 'Gnani Purush A. M. Patel.' 'Dada Bhagwan' is the Lord of the fourteen worlds. He dwells within you also, but He has not awakened yet, he remains unmanifested. Here within me, He is fully awakened and manifest. He is capable of awakening the Lord within you." --

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Nonfiction • Religion & Spirituality

Baby Animals in the Wild

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Baby Animals in the Wild - 2013

by Chronicle Books

Summary: With charming baby animals in the wild, this ebook set is sure to engage curious toddlers.

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • Nature • Nonfiction

Barron's AP Chemistry, 9th Edition: With Bonus Online Tests

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Barron's AP Chemistry, 9th Edition: With Bonus Online Tests - 2018

by Neil D. Jespersen Ph.D.

Summary: Provides a comprehensive review of the topics covered on the exam, study and test-taking strategies, and six practice tests. Extensive test preparation for the AP Chemistry exam includes: six practice exams: three diagnostic tests and three full-length AP practice exams that are aligned with the upcoming, new AP Chemistry exam; all questions answered and explained; a comprehensive subject review covering the structure of matter, chemical bonding, states of matter, physical chemistry, chemical reactions, and all other test topics; study tips and test-taking strategies.

Genres: Business, Investing & Careers • Chemistry • Nonfiction • Science • Technology • Young Adult Nonfiction

Barron's AP U.S. Government and Politics, 11th Edition: With Bonus Online Tests

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Barron's AP U.S. Government and Politics, 11th Edition: With Bonus Online Tests - 2018

by Curt Lader M.S.Ed.

Summary: This book has been completely rewritten to reflect the new AP U.S. Government and Politics curriculum and exam that will be implemented in the 2018-2019 school year. Advanced Placement students will appreciate the in-depth preparation they will get in this must-have manual that includes two full-length model AP U.S. Government and Politics exams with answer keys and explanations; extensive subject review of the branches of federal government, political parties, and more; updated content...  read more »

Genres: Business, Investing & Careers • Nonfiction • Politics & Government • Young Adult Nonfiction

Barron's AP World History, 8th Edition: With Bonus Online Tests

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Barron's AP World History, 8th Edition: With Bonus Online Tests - 2018

by John McCannon

Summary: Provides chapter reviews of world history from prehistoric to modern times, test-taking strategies, study tips, and full-length practice tests with answers explanations.

Genres: Business, Investing & Careers • History & Culture • Nonfiction • World • Young Adult Nonfiction

Bastard

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Bastard - 2018

by Max de Radigues

Summary: After taking part in a historic heist -- 52 simultaneous robberies at the same time, in the same city -- May and Eugene, a young mother and her preteen son, are on the run not only from the law and double-crossed former accomplices, but also their violent past. They crisscross the United States, encountering mysterious truckers, ambitious bandits, and senior citizens living off the grid -- while flashbacks show the reader how they got into this deadly situation. De Radigue`s focuses on their...  read more »

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

The Battle of Arnhem: The Deadliest Airborne Operation of World War II

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The Battle of Arnhem: The Deadliest Airborne Operation of World War II - 2018

by Antony Beevor

Summary: On September 17, 1944, General Kurt Student, the founder of Nazi Germany's parachute forces, heard the groaning roar of airplane engines. He went out onto his balcony above the flat landscape of southern Holland to watch the air armada of Dakotas and gliders, carrying the legendary American 101st and 82nd Airborne Divisions and the British 1st Airborne Division. Operation Market Garden, the plan to end the war by capturing the bridges leading to the Lower Rhine and beyond, was a bold concept,...  read more »

Genres: History & Culture • Military • Nonfiction • World

Be Everything at Once: Tales of a Cartoonist Lady Person

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Be Everything at Once: Tales of a Cartoonist Lady Person - 2018

by Dami Lee

Summary: This collection of comics, previously published online, tell the story of an immigrant child overcoming adversity -- and a language barrier. We then follow Lee as she returns to Korea as an adult, before she returns to the US full of invaluable wisdom -- and the ability to shop online from both American and Korean sites.

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Beckett Football Card Price Guide #35

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Beckett Football Card Price Guide #35 - 2018

Summary: Complete checklists and pricing for every important football card set from 1894 to early 2018. Hundreds of new sets added and more than 75,000 new cards priced in this edition. Complete checklists for all included card sets. Values for individual cards and complete sets developed from thorough market research. Set description includes distinguishing features, key cards, distribution information -- everything you need to become a football card expert!

Genres: Crafts & Hobbies • Home & Garden • Nonfiction • Sports & Recreation

Becoming

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Becoming - 2018

by Michelle Obama

Summary: An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. 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.S. and...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Nonfiction

Berlitz Cruising and Cruise Ships 2019

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Berlitz Cruising and Cruise Ships 2019 - 2018

by Berlitz

Summary: If you want a holiday that's hassle-free, virtually pre-paid, and that lets you see lots of places while only needing to pack and unpack once, then you should try a cruise. This best-selling book is the cruise industry bible. It gives you all the information you need to choose the right cruise for you. Meticulously updated every year by cruise expert Douglas Ward, it is divided into two main parts. The first helps you work out what you're looking for in a cruise holiday and how to find it. The...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

The Better Brain Solution

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The Better Brain Solution - 2018

by M.d. Steven Masley

Summary: Diabetes ... Alzheimer; s disease ... here, from the author of the best-selling 30-Day Heart Tune-Up and Smart Fat , is the first book to show how the brain can become insulin resistant through diet and lifestyle, and to make clear how and why this has been directly linked to cognitive decline and memory loss. With a detailed program developed by the author to prevent and reverse this potentially devastating condition. Alzheimer; s disease is the #1 most terrifying disease today. Despite...  read more »

Genres: Health & Fitness • Nonfiction

Beverly

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Beverly - 2016

by Nick Drnaso

Summary: The modern lost souls of Beverly struggle with sexual anxieties that are just barely repressed and social insecurities that undermine every word they speak. Time passes, bodies change sizes, realities blur with fantasies, truths disintegrate, childhood comforts turn uncomfortable. Again and again, the civilized fac¸ades of Nick Drnaso's pitch-perfect suburban landscapes crack in the face of violence and quiet brutality. Drnaso's debut graphic novel leaves you haunted and squirming and longing for more.

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

The Big Book of Hacks for Minecrafters

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The Big Book of Hacks for Minecrafters - 2015

by Megan Miller

Summary: With more than 100 million registered Minecraft accounts and rights picked up by Warner Brothers for a “The Lego Movie" style, action-adventure film, Minecraft is on its way to becoming the next big children; s brand. While there are several successful game guides on the market already, this book will be the first unofficial “hacker; s" super-guide dedicated to fighting mobs, building , and much more that is especially geared toward seven- to twelve-year-old Minecrafters. With The Big...  read more »

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • Nonfiction • Science & Technology • Sports & Recreation

Big Game: The NFL in Dangerous Times

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Big Game: The NFL in Dangerous Times - 2018

by Mark Leibovich

Summary: The "New York Times Magazine" chief national correspondent and lifelong Patriots fan presents a scathing analysis of professional football in the present climate of high success, dangerous injuries, and scandal.

Genres: Business, Investing & Careers • Nonfiction • Sports & Recreation

Birnbaum's 2019 Walt Disney World: The Official Guide

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Birnbaum's 2019 Walt Disney World: The Official Guide - 2018

by Birnbaum Guides

Summary: Presents a guide to the different sections of Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, including the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom, with sidebars containing tips and reviews.

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

Black & Decker Play Structures & Backyard Fun

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Black & Decker Play Structures & Backyard Fun - 2018

by Editors Of Cool Springs Press

Summary: Thrill your kids and keep them physically active with the projects in  BLACK+DECKER Play Structures & Backyard Fun , offering start-to-finish DIY instructions for building the most popular play sets, games, and backyard structures. The only outdoor kids; project book that features  complete step-by-step plans and color photos , this easy-to-use guide shows you exactly how to do the job. And a thorough section on building kids; projects safely will ensure you are doing it right. The...  read more »

Genres: Crafts & Hobbies • Nonfiction

The Black and the Blue

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The Black and the Blue - 2018

by Matthew Horace

Summary: CNN law enforcement contributor Matthew Horace offers an unforgettable account of the racism, crimes, and colorlines that permeate America; s law enforcement, and lays out a means for change. Matthew Horace was an officer at the federal, state, and local level for 28 years working in every state in the country. Yet it was after seven years of service when Horace found himself face-down on the ground with a gun pointed at his head by a white fellow officer, that he fully understood the racism...  read more »

Genres: History & Culture • Law • Nonfiction • Politics & Government

Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America's Most Notorious Pirates

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Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America's Most Notorious Pirates - 2018

by Eric Jay Dolin

Summary: With surprising tales of vicious mutineers, imperial riches, and high-seas intrigue, this book vividly re-animates the "Golden Age" of piracy in the Americas. Set against the backdrop of the Age of Exploration, this book reveals the dramatic and surprising history of American piracy's, spanning the late 1600s through the early 1700s, when lawless pirates plied the coastal waters of North America and beyond. The author illustrates how American colonists at first supported these outrageous...  read more »

Genres: Americas • History & Culture • Nonfiction • United States • World

Black Klansman: Race, Hate, and the Undercover Investigation of a Lifetime

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Black Klansman: Race, Hate, and the Undercover Investigation of a Lifetime - 2018

by Ron Stallworth

Summary: The extraordinary true story of a black police officer who goes undercover to investigate the KKK, the basis for the forthcoming major motion picture directed by Spike Lee and produced by Jordan Peele. When detective Ron Stallworth, the first black detective in the history of the Colorado Springs Police Department, comes across a classified ad in the local paper asking for all those interested in joining the Ku Klux Klan to contact a P.O. box, he responds with interest. He figures he'll receive...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • History & Culture • Law • Nonfiction • Politics & Government

Black Lives Matter

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Black Lives Matter - 2019

Summary: In 2012, a seventeen-year-old African American boy named Trayvon Martin was murdered in cold blood by a neighborhood vigilante. When the murderer was acquitted, shock waves ran through African American communities across the United States. The frustration over the perceived lack of value of African Americans in the United States spurred #BlackLivesMatter. The activist group mobilized as a rash of killings of unarmed African Americans by police seemed to plague the country. But many whites...  read more »

Genres: History & Culture • Nonfiction • Young Adult Nonfiction

Blacklisted!: Hollywood, the Cold War, and the First Amendment

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Blacklisted!: Hollywood, the Cold War, and the First Amendment - 2018

by Larry Dane Brimner

Summary: Recounts the 1947 government investigation into the motion picture industry by the House Un-American Activities Committee.

Genres: History & Culture • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Young Adult Nonfiction

Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy

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Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy - 2016

by Heather Ann Thompson

Summary: Historian Heather Ann Thompson offers the first definitive telling of the Attica prison uprising, the state's violent response, and the victims' decades-long quest for justice -- in time for the forty-fifth anniversary of the events.

Genres: Americas • History & Culture • Law • Nonfiction • Politics & Government • United States

Boating Skills and Seamanship, 14th Edition

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Boating Skills and Seamanship, 14th Edition - 2013

by U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Assoc. Inc.

Summary: Provides a guide to boating, including such topics as knot tying, using charts, radio communications, equipping a powerboat, and engine maintenance.

Genres: Health & Fitness • Nonfiction • Self Development • Sports & Recreation

Boots on the Ground: America's War in Vietnam

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Boots on the Ground: America's War in Vietnam - 2018

by Elizabeth Partridge

Summary: An exploration of the Vietnam War from many different perspectives including an American soldier, a nurse, and a Vietnamese refugee.

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Children's Books • History & Culture • Young Adult Nonfiction

The Borden Murders

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The Borden Murders - 2016

by Sarah Miller

Summary: With murder, court battles, and sensational newspaper headlines, the story of Lizzie Borden is compulsively readable and perfect for the Common Core. Lizzie Borden took an axe, gave her mother forty whacks. When she saw what she had done, she gave her father forty-one. In a compelling, linear narrative, Miller takes readers along as she investigates a brutal crime: the August 4, 1892, murders of wealthy and prominent Andrew and Abby Borden. The accused? Mild-mannered and highly respected Lizzie...  read more »

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • History & Culture • Law • Nonfiction

Boy Erased

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Boy Erased - 2016

by Garrard Conley

Summary: A beautiful, raw and compassionate memoir about identity, love and understanding. Now a major motion picture starring Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, and Lucas Hedges, directed by Joel Edgerton. "Every sentence of the story will stir your soul" ( O Magazine ). The son of a Baptist pastor and deeply embedded in church life in small town Arkansas, as a young man Garrard Conley was terrified and conflicted about his sexuality. When Garrard was a nineteen-year-old college student, he was outed to his...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Nonfiction

Brief Answers to the Big Questions

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Brief Answers to the Big Questions - 2018

by Stephen Hawking

Summary: Dr. Stephen Hawking was the most renowned scientist since Einstein, known both for his groundbreaking work in physics and cosmology and for his mischievous sense of humor. He educated millions of readers about the origins of the universe and the nature of black holes, and inspired millions more by defying a terrifying early prognosis of ALS, which originally gave him only two years to live. In later life he could communicate only by using a few facial muscles, but he continued to advance his...  read more »

Genres: Americas • Astronomy & Space • Biographies & Memoirs • Evolution • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Science • Technology • United States

Brief Answers to the Big Questions

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Brief Answers to the Big Questions - 2018

by Stephen Hawking

Summary: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The world-famous cosmologist and author of A Brief History of Time leaves us with his final thoughts on the biggest questions facing humankind. "Hawking; s parting gift to humanity . . . a book every thinking person worried about humanity; s future should read."—NPR Stephen Hawking was the most renowned scientist since Einstein, known both for his groundbreaking work in physics and cosmology and for his mischievous sense of humor. He educated millions of readers...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Nonfiction • Science & Technology

Broke: The Plan to Restore Our Trust, Truth and Treasure

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Broke: The Plan to Restore Our Trust, Truth and Treasure - 2010

by Glenn Beck

Summary: Beck makes the case that when you're traveling in the wrong direction, slight course corrections won't cut it. He exposes the idea of "transformation" for the progressive smokescreen that it is, while maintaining that a return to individual rights, an uncompromising adherence to the Constitution, and a complete rethinking about the role of government in a free society is the only way forward.

Genres: Americas • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Politics & Government • United States

Bubonic Panic

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Bubonic Panic - 2016

by Gail Jarrow

Summary: In March 1900, San Francisco’s health department investigated a strange and horrible death in Chinatown. A man had died of bubonic plague, one of the world’s deadliest diseases. But how could that be possible? Bubonic Panic tells the true story of America’s first plague epidemic—the public health doctors who desperately fought to end it, the political leaders who tried to keep it hidden, and the brave scientists who uncovered the plague’s secrets. Once again,...  read more »

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Science & Technology

Budgeting 101

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Budgeting 101 - 2018

by Michele Cagan

Summary: Don; t break the bank—learn to create and stick to a budget with this comprehensive, easy-to-understand guide to saving money sensibly in this edition of the popular 101 series. Sometimes, it can seem like saving money is impossible. With everyday expenses, from groceries and gas, to the electric bill and lunch money, as well as those unexpected expenses, like car repairs and medical bills, getting—and keeping—control of your finances can feel overwhelming. With Budgeting 101...  read more »

Genres: Business, Investing & Careers • Nonfiction

The Bug Book

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The Bug Book - 2016

by Sue Fliess

Summary: Grab your bucket and join the search for all the cool bugs outside! This fun rhyming story lists all the bugs you can imagine—creep bugs, climb bugs, sticky-slime bugs! Discover the vast world of insects in this photo-filled book.

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • Nonfiction • Science & Technology

Buni: Happiness Is a State of Mind

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Buni: Happiness Is a State of Mind - 2018

by Ryan Pagelow

Summary: Always positive, Buni doesn't understand that the cute world he lives in is usually out to get him. The girl he loves, loves someone else. And his best intentions never seem to work. Yet he wakes up each day hopeful. Together with his cynical dad and determined dog, Buni inhabits a surreal world populated by teddy bears, cupcakes, unicorns, and zombies. With few words, these comics rely on images to tell the story, which is often twisted, sad, and funny all at the same time. But more than anything, they show that nothing will keep Buni down. Because true happiness is a state of mind.

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Calculating the Cosmos: How Mathematics Unveils the Universe

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Calculating the Cosmos: How Mathematics Unveils the Universe - 2016

by Ian Stewart

Summary: Presents an exhilarating guide to the cosmos, from our solar system to the entire universe. Stewart describes the architecture of space and time, dark matter and dark energy, how galaxies form, why stars implode, how everything began, and how it's all going to end. He considers parallel universes, the fine-tuning of the cosmos for life, what forms extraterrestrial life might take, and the likelihood of life on Earth being snuffed out by an asteroid. Beginning with the Babylonian integration of...  read more »

Genres: Astronomy & Space • Mathematics • Nonfiction • Science • Technology

Called to Community

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Called to Community - 2016

by Eberhard Arnold

Summary: Fifty-two readings on living in intentional Christian community to spark group discussion. Gold Medal Winner, 2017 Illumination Book Awards, Christian Living Silver Medal Winner, 2017 Benjamin Franklin Award in Religion, Independent Book Publishers Association Why, in an age of connectivity, are our lives more isolated and fragmented than ever? And what can be done about it? The answer lies in the hands of God; s people. Increasingly, today; s Christians want to be the church, to follow Christ...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Religion & Spirituality

Calling All Minds

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Calling All Minds - 2018

by Temple Grandin

Summary: Have you ever wondered what makes a kite fly or a boat float? Have you ever thought about why snowflakes are symmetrical, or why golf balls have dimples? Have you ever tried to make a kaleidoscope or build a pair of stilts? In this book, Temple Grandin explores the ideas behind all of those questions and more. She delves into the science behind inventions, the steps various people took to create and improve upon ideas as they evolved, and the ways in which young inventors can continue to think...  read more »

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Science & Technology

Caring for One Another

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Caring for One Another - 2018

by Edward T. Welch

Summary: Imagine . . . an interconnected group of people who entrust themselves to each other. You can speak of your pain, and someone responds with compassion and prayer. You can speak of your joys, and someone rejoices with you. You can ask for help with sinful struggles, and someone prays with you. The goal of this book is that these meaningful relationships will become a natural part of daily life in your church. With short chapters and discussion questions meant to be read in a group setting, Ed...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Religion & Spirituality

Castro's Secrets: Cuban Intelligence, The CIA, and the Assassination of John F. Kennedy

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Castro's Secrets: Cuban Intelligence, The CIA, and the Assassination of John F. Kennedy - 2012

by Brian Latell

Summary: In this Cold War history, author Brian Latell offers us a new and surprising look at Fidel Castro. Latell draws his narrative on personal interviews with high level defectors from Cuba's intelligence, many of whom have not spoken out for over nearly five decades. The result is a vivid and revelatory account that revises our understanding of how Fidel operated, what his goals were, and how he imagined the future for his tiny island nation. Latell takes us from the crimes Fidel allegedly...  read more »

Genres: Americas • Biographies & Memoirs • History & Culture • Military • Nonfiction • Politics & Government • True Crime

Catabunga!: A Get Fuzzy Collection

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Catabunga!: A Get Fuzzy Collection - 2017

by Darby Conley

Summary: Bucky Katt has a plan to take out the ferrets next door, and it will require all of his powers of disguise and stealth to get the job done. Satchel Pooch is going on the offense and channeling his inner assault-broccoli to defeat the vegetables before they defeat him. And Rob, the unofficial peacekeeper, is left to clean up the aftermath before the whole thing becomes an international incident.

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

CDL Exam Secrets - CDL Practice Tests & All CDL Endorsements Study Guide: CDL Test Review for t

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CDL Exam Secrets - CDL Practice Tests & All CDL Endorsements Study Guide: CDL Test Review for t - 2018

by CDL Exam Secrets Test Prep Team

Summary: Covers the essential skills necessary to do well on the CDL test, plus a comprehensive review covering all essential topics.

Genres: Business, Investing & Careers • Nonfiction • Technology

Chakra Meditation: Discover Energy, Creativity, Focus, Love, Communication, Wisdom, and Spirit

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Chakra Meditation: Discover Energy, Creativity, Focus, Love, Communication, Wisdom, and Spirit - 2008

by Swami Saradananda

Summary: This comprehensive guide explains the seven major chakras in-depth, as well as the often overlooked minor chakras associated with them. Each beautifully illustrated chapter looks at different kinds of meditation. Techniques covered include walking meditations and techniques to help tune in to these centers: emotion-based visualizations, a rose meditation, and even a singing meditation and a Sufi whirling exercise.

Genres: Health & Fitness • Nonfiction • Self Development

Chase's Calendar of Events 2019: The Ultimate Go-to Guide for Special Days, Weeks and Months

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Chase's Calendar of Events 2019: The Ultimate Go-to Guide for Special Days, Weeks and Months - 2018

by Editors of Chase's

Summary: Notable birthdays, historical anniversaries, national and international holidays, religious holidays, and thousands of additional days of note from all over the world.

Genres: History & Culture • Nonfiction • Religion & Spirituality

Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Crazy Family: 101 Stories about the Wacky, Lovable People in Our Live

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Crazy Family: 101 Stories about the Wacky, Lovable People in Our Live - 2018

by Amy Newmark

Summary: Everyone thinks their own family is crazy. In these 101 stories of crazy, embarrassing, annoying and dysfunctional families, contributors humorously and lovingly share those special moments that have become cherished memories. Family. It's a cast of characters with whom we walk through life -- complicated, crazy, annoying and sometimes embarrassing characters who we can't help but love. In these 101 stories, you'll read about those characters, the moments they've shared and the memories they've...  read more »

Genres: Americas • Family & Relationships • History & Culture • Motivational • Nonfiction • Relationships • Religion & Spirituality • Self Development • United States • World

Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Empowered Woman: 101 Stories about Being Confident, Courageous and Y

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Empowered Woman: 101 Stories about Being Confident, Courageous and Y - 2018

by Amy Newmark

Summary: Today's woman is confident, courageous and true to herself. And she has a story to tell, to help other women become empowered, too. These 101 true stories, told by women from all walks of life, will inspire you to be confident, courageous and true to your self. The stories in this book represent women helping each other -- to be come stronger, more self-confident, and more independent. They chronicle simple changes and complex transformations, and provide easy-to-implement tips and powerful motivation for women of all ages to say "yes" to their best lives.

Genres: Happiness • Motivational • Nonfiction • Religion & Spirituality • Self Development

Child Soldier

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Child Soldier - 2015

by Michel Chikwanine

Summary: Michel is like many other five-year-olds: he has a loving family and spends his days going to school and playing soccer. But in 1993, the Democratic Republic of Congo, where Michel and his family live, is a country in tumult. One afternoon Michel and his friends are kidnapped by rebel militants and forced to become child soldiers. Child Soldier is the sometimes heartbreaking but ultimately inspiring true story of the triumph of the human spirit.

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • History & Culture • Nonfiction

China: Land of the Emperor; s Great Wall

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China: Land of the Emperor; s Great Wall - 2014

by Mary Pope Osborne

Summary: Track the facts with Jack and Annie! When Jack and Annie came back from their adventure in Magic Tree House® #14: Day of the Dragon King, they had lots of questions. Who was the Dragon King? How did he build the Great Wall? What is Chinese New Year? What are some other Chinese traditions? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts about Chinese history and culture. Filled with up-to-date information, photographs, illustrations, and fun tidbits from...  read more »

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • History & Culture • Nonfiction

The Clash Of Civilizations And The Remaking Of World Order

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The Clash Of Civilizations And The Remaking Of World Order - 2011

by Samuel P Huntington

Summary: The central theme of this book is that culture and cultural identities, which at the broadest level are civilization identities, are shaping the patterns of cohesion, disintegration, and conflict in the post-Cold War world.

Genres: History & Culture • Nonfiction

A Clash of Kings: The Graphic Novel: Volume One

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A Clash of Kings: The Graphic Novel: Volume One - 2018

by George R. R. Martin

Summary: The four-part graphic novel adaptation of A Game of Thrones proved that George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire has the power to enchant in any medium. Now the story continues as Landry Q. Walker and illustrator Mel Rubi introduce a thrilling new series based on the second book in the landmark saga.

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Climate Church, Climate World: How People of Faith Must Work for Change

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Climate Church, Climate World: How People of Faith Must Work for Change - 2018

by Jim Antal

Summary: This book argues that climate change is the greatest moral challenge humanity has ever faced. Hunger, refugees, poverty, inequality, deadly viruses, war -- climate change multiplies all forms of global social injustice. Environmental leader Reverend Jim Antal presents a compelling case that it's time for the church to meet this moral challenge, just as the church addressed previous moral challenges. Antal calls for the church to embrace a new vocation so that future generations might live in...  read more »

Genres: Envrionment • Nature • Nature & Ecology • Nonfiction • Religion & Spirituality • Science • Technology

The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation fo

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The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation fo - 2018

by Greg Lukianoff

Summary: Something has been going wrong on many college campuses in the last few years. Speakers are shouted down. Students and professors say they are walking on eggshells and are afraid to speak honestly. Rates of anxiety, depression, and suicide are rising -- on campus as well as nationally. How did this happen? First Amendment expert Greg Lukianoff and social psychologist Jonathan Haidt show how the new problems on campus have their origins in three terrible ideas that have become increasingly woven...  read more »

Genres: Family & Relationships • Health & Fitness • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Self Development

Complete Guide to Prescription & Nonprescription Drugs 2018-2019

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Complete Guide to Prescription & Nonprescription Drugs 2018-2019 - 2017

by H. Winter Griffith

Summary: This book gives you information about the most widely used drugs (prescription and nonprescription). The information is derived from many authoritative sources and represents the consensus of many experts. Every effort has been made to ensure accuracy and completeness. However, because drug information is constantly changing, you should always talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.

Genres: Health & Fitness • Nonfiction • Self Development

The Complete Ketogenic Diet for Beginners: Your Essential Guide to Living the Keto Lifestyle

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The Complete Ketogenic Diet for Beginners: Your Essential Guide to Living the Keto Lifestyle - 2016

by Amy Ramos

Summary: Eat healthier, lose weight, trim your waistline -- it sounds so simple. And yet, the CDC reports that more than one third of Americans face significant weight loss challenges -- with nearly 1 in 20 suffering from type 2 diabetes -- and have yet to find a solution that works. When on the ketogenic diet, you're simply using your body's own natural response to certain foods in order to burn unwanted fat and shed weight. Endorsed by the Mayo Clinic and others in the medical community, the ketogenic...  read more »

Genres: Cooking, Food & Wine • Health & Fitness • Nonfiction • Self Development • Special Diet

The Constitution Demands It

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The Constitution Demands It - 2018

by Ron Fein

Summary: "Read this book and learn how best to protect our democracy." —Tom Steyer, NeedToImpeach.org The reasons Donald Trump must be impeached — as per the Founding Fathers — and what you can do to help make that happen Three veteran constitutional attorneys say there; s no way around it: The Constitution demands that Donald Trump must be impeached. And in clear language using compelling logic rooted firmly in the Constitution, they detail why the time to start is now —not in...  read more »

Genres: Law • Nonfiction • Politics & Government

Contempt: A Memoir of the Clinton Investigation

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Contempt: A Memoir of the Clinton Investigation - 2018

by Ken Starr

Summary: Twenty years after the "Starr Report" and the Clinton impeachment, former special prosecutor Ken Starr finally shares his definitive account of one of the most divisive periods in American history. You could fill a library with books about the scandals of the Clinton administration, which eventually led to President Clinton's impeachment by the House of Representatives. Bill and Hillary Clinton have told their version of events, as have various journalists and participants. Whenever liberals...  read more »

Genres: Americas • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Politics & Government • United States

Cozy Minimalist Home

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Cozy Minimalist Home - 2018

by Myquillyn Smith

Summary: More Style, Less Stuff Cozy Minimalism isn; t about going without or achieving a particular new, modern style. Nope. It; s simply a mindset that helps you get whatever style YOU LOVE with the fewest possible items. You want a warm, cozy, inviting home, without using more resources, money, and stuff than needed. Why use more if you don; t have to? In Cozy Minimalist Home, accidental stylist and bestselling author Myquillyn Smith guides you step by step on making purposeful design decisions for...  read more »

Genres: Arts & Photography • Crafts & Hobbies • Nonfiction • Religion & Spirituality

Cozy Minimalist Home: More Style, Less Stuff

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Cozy Minimalist Home: More Style, Less Stuff - 2018

by Myquillyn Smith

Summary: Cozy Minimalism isn't about going without or achieving a particular new, modern style. Nope. It|s simply a mindset that helps you get whatever style you love with the fewest possible items. You want a warm, cozy, inviting home, without using more resources, money, and stuff than needed. Why use more if you don't have to? In this book, accidental stylist and bestselling author Myquillyn Smith guides you step by step on making purposeful design decisions for your home. You'll have the tools to...  read more »

Genres: Crafts & Hobbies • Decorating & Design • Home & Garden • Nonfiction • Religion & Spirituality

Cracking the AP Chemistry Exam, 2019 Edition: Practice Tests & Proven Techniques to Help You Sc

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Cracking the AP Chemistry Exam, 2019 Edition: Practice Tests & Proven Techniques to Help You Sc - 2018

by Princeton Review

Summary: Equip yourself to ace the AP Chemistry exam with this comprehensive study guide -- including 2 full-length practice tests, thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every section, and access to online extras.

Genres: Business, Investing & Careers • Chemistry • Nonfiction • Science • Technology • Young Adult Nonfiction

Cracking the AP Statistics Exam, 2019 Edition: Practice Tests & Proven Techniques to Help You S

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Cracking the AP Statistics Exam, 2019 Edition: Practice Tests & Proven Techniques to Help You S - 2018

by Princeton Review

Summary: Proven techniques to help you score a 5. Two full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations. Comprehensive review of key AP Statistics concepts. Targeted strategies for every section of the exam. Free online content via your AP student tools.

Genres: Business, Investing & Careers • Mathematics • Nonfiction • Science • Technology • Young Adult Nonfiction

Cracking the Code to a Successful Interview

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Cracking the Code to a Successful Interview - 2016

by Evan Pellett

Summary: Featured on CBS and WBZ Radio, Evan Pellett is the keynote guest speaker on Nightside with Dan Rea. You may have heard Evan as the radio expert on interviewing across the United States. Cracking the Code to a Successful Interview is a groundbreaking new scientific, proactive, cutting-edge, hands-on, proven approach to job interviews by an award-winning, highly decorated recruiter. This REAPRICH eight-step interview method will give you a proactive way to take control of your interview. You will...  read more »

Genres: Business, Investing & Careers • Nonfiction

Cracking the SAT with 5 Practice Tests, 2019 Edition: The Strategies, Practice, and Review You Need

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Cracking the SAT with 5 Practice Tests, 2019 Edition: The Strategies, Practice, and Review You Need - 2018

by Princeton Review

Summary: Provides comprehensive subject review for every section of the exam, drills and practice questions, proven score-raising techniques, and full-length practice tests with answer explanations.

Genres: Business, Investing & Careers • Nonfiction • Young Adult Nonfiction

The Crow: Special Edition

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The Crow: Special Edition - 2011

by J. O'Barr

Summary: Eric Draven returns from the dead to avenge his and his fiance´e's murder at the hands of a street gang.

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2019

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CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2019 - 2019

by Maxine A. Papadakis

Summary: Written by clinicians renowned in their respective fields, this trusted text offers the most current insights into epidemiology, symptoms, signs, and treatment for more than 1,000 diseases and disorders. For each topic, you'll find concise, evidence-based answers to questions about hospital and ambulatory medicine. This streamlined clinical companion is the fastest and easiest way to keep abreast of the latest diagnostic advances, prevention strategies, and cost-effective treatments.

Genres: Health & Fitness • Nonfiction

Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.

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Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts. - 2018

by Brene Brown

Summary: Leadership is not about titles, status, and wielding power. A leader is anyone who takes responsibility for recognizing the potential in people and ideas, and has the courage to develop that potential. When we dare to lead, we don't pretend to have the right answers; we stay curious and ask the right questions. We don't see power as finite and hoard it; we know that power becomes infinite when we share it with others. We don't avoid difficult conversations and situations; we lean into...  read more »

Genres: Business, Investing & Careers • Health & Fitness • Management & Leadership • Nonfiction • Self Development

Deadly Dinosaurs

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Deadly Dinosaurs - 2014

by Niki Foreman

Summary: It; s after hours at the museum, but something is stirring. A roar echoes through the corridors - the dinosaurs are alive! Meet a colorful cast of dinosaurs large and small and see what they get up to when no one is watching. With short sentences and simple vocabulary as well as picture dictionary boxes with word labels, Deadly Dinosaurs is perfect for children just beginning to learn to read. Written by leading children; s authors and compiled in consultation with literacy experts, these...  read more »

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Easy Readers • Children's Nonfiction Books • Nature • Nonfiction

Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen

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Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen - 2018

by Jose Antonio Vargas

Summary: The movement of people -- what Americans call immigration and the rest of the world calls migration -- is among the defining issues of our time. Technology and information crosses countries and continents at blistering speed. Corporations thrive on being multinational and polyglot. Yet the world's estimated 244 million total migrant population, particularly those deemed illegal by countries and societies, are locked in a chaotic and circular debate about borders and documents, assimilation and...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • History & Culture • Nonfiction

Dear Pope Francis

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Dear Pope Francis - 2016

by Pope Francis

Summary: In this unprecedented book, questions from children from across the world are presented to Pope Francis—and the Pope himself answers each letter. All too often, the big spiritual questions from children are ignored or written off as quaint, but Pope Francis helps every child feel God; s love and know that their voices are valued and heard. With each question charmingly illustrated by the child, Dear Pope Francis lets the Pope respond directly to each child with inspiring, meaningful...  read more »

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • Nonfiction • Religion & Spirituality

The Deep State: How an Army of Bureaucrats Protected Barack Obama and Is Working to Destroy the Tru

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The Deep State: How an Army of Bureaucrats Protected Barack Obama and Is Working to Destroy the Tru - 2018

by Jason Chaffetz

Summary: The liberal media loves to characterize the Obama years as free of scandal. They pretend this is true because virtually every office in the executive branch worked to withhold evidence of wrongdoing, silence witness testimony, destroy federal records, classify embarrassing information, and retaliate against truth tellers. Yet these same tight-lipped lifers leaked like a sieve once President Trump was sworn in, freely promoting the illusion that everything he does is the new Watergate. Sometimes...  read more »

Genres: Americas • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Politics & Government • United States

Demystifying Hospice

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Demystifying Hospice - 2018

by Karen J. Clayton

Summary: Hospice care is available to patients and families dealing with terminal illness. People often do not avail themselves of hospice care because they don; t understand what it entails. Many wait until their last few days to request this extraordinary comfort care instead of using the full six months available to them through Medicare and other insurance options. Demystifying Hospice describes through stories good news about end-of-life issues. Written from the perspective of a licensed social...  read more »

Genres: Family & Relationships • Nonfiction • Self Development

Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs - 2014

by Tedd Arnold

Summary: Learn all about dinosaurs with Fly Guy and Buzz! Fly Guy and Buzz are ready for their next field trip! And in FLY GUY PRESENTS: DINOSAURS they visit a natural history museum to learn all about dinosaurs. With straightforward text, humorous asides, and kid-friendly full-bleed photographs throughout, young readers will learn lots of fun facts about these prehistoric creatures. Award-winning author/illustrator Tedd Arnold really brings nonfiction to life in this fun nonfiction reader!

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • Nature • Nonfiction

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Barcelona & Catalonia

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Barcelona & Catalonia - 2018

by DK Travel

Summary: This book will lead you to the best attractions this region has to offer. The fully-updated guide includes unique cutaways, floor plans, and reconstructions of Barcelona's major architectural sights, plus a pull-out city map clearly marked with attractions from the guidebook and an easy-to-use street index. DK's insider travel tips and essential local information will help you discover the best of Barcelona and Catalonia, from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside.

Genres: Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Berlin: 2019

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Berlin: 2019 - 2018

by DK Travel

Summary: Find your corner of Berlin with this essential travel guide to this great city, designed to help you create your own unique trip and to transport you there before you've even packed your case. Marvel at ancient treasures on Museumsinsel, explore Berlin's complex history at Checkpoint Charlie, or walk in the footsteps of royalty at Schloss Charlottenburg. A year-long calendar of events in Berlin gives a selection of local events and festivals for all seasons. Hand-drawn illustrations show the...  read more »

Genres: Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Trave

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Budapest

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Budapest - 2017

by DK Travel

Summary: Explore Budapest's busy city streets, walk along the Danube, and find the best places to shop. See history, art, and more in this special city. Detailed itineraries and don't-miss destination highlights at a glance. Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawings of important sights. Floor plans and guided visitor information for major museums. Guided walking tours, local drink and dining specialties to try, things to do, and places to eat, drink, and shop by area. Area maps marked with sights. Detailed city...  read more »

Genres: Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Chile & Easter Island

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Chile & Easter Island - 2018

by DK Travel

Summary: An unbeatable guide to the diverse landscape, history, and activities in Chile and Easter Island, from touring Chilean vineyards and stargazing in the Atacama Desert, to exploring the glaciers of the Torres del Paine National Park in Patagonia and admiring Rapa Nui's moai statues. This guide is packed with photos and maps, insider tips, useful advice, and information. You'll find listings for a variety of authentic restaurants and a guide to where to stay in Santiago and the rest of the...  read more »

Genres: Americas • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Corsica

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Corsica - 2016

by DK Travel

Summary: A guide to visiting Corsica that provides information on hotels, restaurants, sights, beaches, activities, markets, and festivals, and includes photographs, illustrations, maps, and suggested walks, scenic routes, and thematic tours.

Genres: Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Czech & Slovak Republics

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Czech & Slovak Republics - 2018

by DK Travel

Summary: Experience the best of this region: from exploring Prague -- visiting St. Vitus's Cathedral and the Charles Bridge -- to hiking in stunning Sumava National Park. In the Slovak Republic, discover Bratislava before exploring the lowlands in the west or the Tatras mountains in the north. Inspiring photography and unique illustrations bring to life major attractions such as Prague's Old Town Hall, Spilberk in Brno, and St. Martin's Cathedral in Bratislava. With hotel and restaurant recommendations...  read more »

Genres: Americas • Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • United States • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Hungary

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Hungary - 2018

by DK Travel

Summary: Discover all that Hungary has to offer, from luxurious spas and the historic Castle District in Budapest to the immense Hortob`gy National Park. With stunning photography, illustrations, and maps, this easy-to-use guide will lead you straight to the best in Hungary including the Royal Palace of G_d_ll? and Budapest's striking Memento Park. Those spending time in picturesque Budapest can quickly uncover the best shops and museums, exploring the area with the help of a detailed street finder map....  read more »

Genres: Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Ireland: 2019

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Ireland: 2019 - 2018

by DK Travel

Summary: Discover Ireland with this essential travel guide to this great island, designed to help you create your own unique trip and to transport you there before you've even packed your case. Step back in time at Newgrange and other ancient sites across the country, explore the legendary Giant's Causeway, or sample Dublin's best pubs and restaurants. See Ireland from a different angle -- 38 pages of fresh ideas for exploring the island. A year-long calendar of events in Ireland gives a selection of...  read more »

Genres: Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Trave

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Istanbul

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Istanbul - 2016

by DK Travel

Summary: This travel guide will lead you straight to the best attractions this city has to offer. Explore the must-see Hagia Sophia, take in the beauty of the Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and don't miss out on the incredible street food.

Genres: History & Culture • Middle East • Nonfiction • Travel • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Italian Riviera

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Italian Riviera - 2017

by DK Travel

Summary: Provides information on accommodations, restaurants, sights, shopping, events, and nightlife.

Genres: Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Italy: 2019

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Italy: 2019 - 2018

by DK Travel

Summary: Discover Italy with this essential travel guide, designed to help you create your own unique trip and to transport you to this beautiful country before you've even packed your case. Step back in time in Rome, explore the stunning Tuscan countryside, tuck into pizza in Naples or ride the waterways in Venice. A year-long calendar of events in Italy gives a selection of local events and festivals for all seasons. Hand-drawn illustrations show the inside of the must-see attractions, including Venice's Basilica di San Marco, the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Vatican.

Genres: Americas • Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • United States

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Krakow

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Krakow - 2018

by DK Travel

Summary: Enjoy the old-world beauty of Krakow with this travel guide, your companion for discovering what the oldest city in Poland has to offer visitors. Enjoy scenic walks exploring Krakow's unique architecture and famous parks. Visit museums and galleries, stroll through the Historic Centre, or take a trip to Main Market Square. This guide has everything you'll need to experience Krakow on any budget.

Genres: Americas • Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • United States • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide London: 2019

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide London: 2019 - 2018

by DK Travel

Summary: Find your corner of London with this essential travel guide to city, designed to help you create your own unique trip and to transport you there before you've even packed your case. Step back in time at the Tower of London and the British Museum, get a bird's eye view of London from the Shard, or relax in Hyde Park. A year-long calendar of events in London gives a selection of local events and festivals for all seasons. Hand-drawn illustrations show the inside of the must-see attractions, including Westminster Abbey, St Paul's Cathedral, the Tower of London and the Houses of Parliament.

Genres: Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Trave

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Madrid

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Madrid - 2018

by DK Travel

Summary: Describes the history and architecture of Madrid, and identifies the best hotels, restaurants, shops, sights, and cultural attractions each part of the city has to offer.

Genres: Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Malaysia and Singapore

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Malaysia and Singapore - 2016

by DK Travel

Summary: Whether you want to discover the best places to spot colorful fish and jungle-dwelling animals like orangutans, or are looking to sample the incredible food in the ultra-modern metropolises of Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, this region offers an astounding range of experiences.

Genres: Asia • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Mallorca, Menorca and Ibiza

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Mallorca, Menorca and Ibiza - 2018

by DK Travel

Summary: This guide to the Balearic Islands will help you find your way around each of these beautiful islands, and help you decide exactly where to visit.

Genres: Americas • Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • United States • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Munich and the Bavarian Alps

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Munich and the Bavarian Alps - 2018

by DK Travel

Summary: From unmissable city sights such as Munich's Englischer Garten and stunning Nymphenburg Palace, to Bavaria's romantic historic towns of Nordlingen and Eichsta¨tt, this guide will show you all of the top sights in this particularly picturesque part of Germany. Learn about the dazzling architecture, stunning array of monasteries and abbeys, and intriguing traditions and German folklore of this fascinating region. There are also practical tips on getting around, along with reviews of the best places to shop, stay, and eat.

Genres: Americas • Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • United States • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Myanmar

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Myanmar - 2016

by DK Travel

Summary: This guide will lead you straight to the best attractions this beautiful country has to offer. Explore Myanmar's mesmerizing temples, miles of pristine beaches, and welcoming culture. Experience Yangon and Mandalay, and cruise on the Ayeyarwady River -- all just a short flight from Bangkok.

Genres: Asia • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Naples and the Amalfi Coast

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Naples and the Amalfi Coast - 2017

by DK Travel

Summary: Capture the essence of Naples and the Amalfi Coast with this guide. With listings of hotels and restaurants, and improved maps, it also provides practical information on where to go, what to take, how to get around, local specialties, main sight-seeing attractions and a complete area by area guide.

Genres: Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide New England

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide New England - 2018

by DK Travel

Summary: This guide will lead you straight to the best attractions this breathtaking region has to offer. Packed with stunning photography, illustrations, and detailed maps, this fully-updated guide will help you discover the Northeast state by state, from rocky coast of Maine to the river landscapes of Connecticut to the world class culture of revolutionary Boston. Explore the culture, history, wildlife, and architecture of New England with walks and hikes through dramatic landscapes, scenic routes,...  read more »

Genres: Americas • Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • United States • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide New York City: 2019

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide New York City: 2019 - 2018

by DK Travel

Summary: Find your corner of New York City with this essential travel guide to the city, designed to help you create your own unique trip and to transport you there before you've even packed your case. Step back in time at Ellis Island and the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, get a bird's eye view of New York City from the Top of the Rock, or Central Park. A year-long calendar of events in New York City gives a selection of local events and festivals for all seasons. Hand-drawn illustrations show the...  read more »

Genres: Americas • Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • United States

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide New Zealand

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide New Zealand - 2018

Summary: Describes the history and culture of New Zealand and offers tips on accommodations, restaurants, and sights.

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Northern Spain

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Northern Spain - 2017

Summary: This is your in-depth guide to the very best of Northern Spain. It is packed with culture and activities for travelers to enjoy. We'll connect you with the best restaurants, bars, and cafe´s. Explore the historic cathedrals and architecture, stroll through wineries, and see beautiful beaches.

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Pacific Northwest

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Pacific Northwest - 2017

by DK Travel

Summary: A travel guide with information on hotels, restaurants, historic buildings and landmarks, attractions, and entertainment.

Genres: Americas • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • United States • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Paris: 2019

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Paris: 2019 - 2018

by DK Travel

Summary: Find your corner of Paris with this essential travel guide to the city, designed to help you create your own unique trip and to transport you there before you've even packed your case. Get a bird's eye view of Paris from the Eiffel Tower, admire the art at the Louvre and the Pompidou Centre, or take a stroll along the Canal St-Martin. A year-long calendar of events in Paris gives a selection of local events and festivals for all seasons. Hand-drawn illustrations show the inside of the must-see attractions, including Notre-Dame, Sainte-Chapelle, the Sacre´-Coeur and the Panthe´on.

Genres: Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Trave

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Peru

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Peru - 2018

by DK Travel

Summary: This is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully-updated guide includes 3-D cutaway illustrations, floor plans, and reconstructions of must-see sights, plus street-by-street maps of cities and towns. The guide will help you to discover Peru region by region, from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside and a journey to Machu Picchu in the Inca heartland. Detailed listings will guide you to the best hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for...  read more »

Genres: Americas • Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • United States • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Poland

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Poland - 2018

by DK Travel (author)

Summary: This is your in-depth guide to the very best of Poland. Whether exploring the liveliness of its big cities or taking in the natural beauty of its idyllic lakes, beaches and mountains, you will experience the culture of Eastern hospitality and community values of this land that is deeply rooted in tradition and history.

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Prague: 2019

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Prague: 2019 - 2018

by DK Travel

Summary: Find your corner of Prague with this essential travel guide to the city, designed to help you create your own unique trip and to transport you to Prague before you've even packed your case. Cross the iconic Charles Bridge, amble around the Old Town or simply enjoy the world-famous Czech beer. A year-long calendar of events in Prague gives a selection of local events and festivals for all seasons. Hand-drawn illustrations show the must-see attractions, including Charles Bridge, the Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock and the Church of St Nicholas.

Genres: Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Rome: 2019

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Rome: 2019 - 2018

by DK Travel

Summary: Find your corner of Rome with this essential travel guide, designed to help you create your own unique trip and to transport you to this great city before you've even packed your case. Step back in time at the Roman Forum and Colosseum, get a bird's eye view of Rome from the top of the Victor Emmanuel Monument, or relax in Villa Borghese park. A year-long calendar of events in Rome gives a selection of local events and festivals for all seasons. Hand-drawn illustrations show the inside of the must-see attractions, including St Peter's Basilica, the Palatine and the Pantheon.

Genres: Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Trave

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Russia

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Russia - 2016

Summary: Presents travel guide information on hotels, restaurants, transportation, museums, historic sites, and key landmarks, with enhanced maps, street-by-street guides, and three-dimensional illustrations.

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Sardinia

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Sardinia - 2017

by DK Travel

Summary: Visit and explore Sardinia, the beautiful island in the Mediterranean, and stop by the Bronze Age Giants' grave tombs, see the different basilicas and churches, and relax on the Costa Smeralda beach. From top restaurants, bars, and clubs to standout scenic sites and walks, insider tips are sure to make your trip outstanding. Whether you're looking for unique and interesting shops and markets, or seeking the best venues for music and nightlife, this guide has entertainment and hotel recommendations for every budget.

Genres: Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Seville and Andalucia

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Seville and Andalucia - 2018

by DK Travel

Summary: From beautiful palaces such as Seville's Real Alc`zar and the magical Alhambra in Granada, splendid religious edifices such as the Mezquita in Co´rdoba, Seville Cathedral and La Giralda, to the historic coastal cities of Ma´laga and Ca´diz, this travel guide will show you all of the top sights in this especially colorful part of Spain. Learn about Hispano-Moorish architecture, flamenco, the art of azulejos, and sherry-making. There are also practical tips for where to find the best beaches, getting around, and reviews of the best places to shop, stay, and eat.

Genres: Americas • Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • United States • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Sicily

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Sicily - 2017

by DK Travel

Summary: Visit and explore Sicily, the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, and stop by Valle dei Templi, hike Mount Etna, and eat authentic caponata.

Genres: Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Slovenia

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Slovenia - 2017

by DK Travel

Summary: The travel guide that leads you straight to the top attractions Slovenia has to offer. Whether you are looking to explore picturesque Ljubljana and its castle, magnificent Postojna Cave, stunning Lake Bled and Lake Bohinj, or the beautiful coastal towns of Piran and Koper, this travel guide provides information on all the best things to do in Slovenia. There is comprehensive advice on everything from hiking and skiing in the Alps to Slovenian food, shopping and entertainment, alongside detailed...  read more »

Genres: Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide South Africa

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide South Africa - 2017

by DK Travel

Summary: This is your in-depth guide to the very best of South Africa. From exploring the Palace of the Lost City to seeing the "Big Five" on safari in Kruger National Park to experiencing the multifaceted culture of a country with 11 official languages, visiting the "Rainbow Nation" is an adventure you will never forget.

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Spain

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Spain - 2018

by DK Travel

Summary: Describes the architecture, culture, and history of Spain; explores the highlights of each region of the country; and recommends hotels, restaurants, shops, sights, and scenic routes.

Genres: Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Trave

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Sri Lanka

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Sri Lanka - 2016

by DK Travel

Summary: Provides travel information on Sri Lanka; describes the major sights, and suggests hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and outdoor activities.

Genres: Asia • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide St Petersburg

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide St Petersburg - 2018

by DK Travel

Summary: Explore imperial palaces, visit unique museums and stunning churches or stroll across the city's bridges. Discover the best of St Petersburg with this indispensable travel guide. It includes comprehensive tours and itineraries of St Petersburg, designed for every interest and budget. There are illustrations and floor plans that show the inside of St Isaac's Cathedral, the Hermitage, the Russian Museum, the Winter Palace and more. Historical and cultural context gives you a richer travel experience. Learn about Russia's political history, annual festivals, beliefs and traditions.

Genres: History & Culture • Nonfiction • Russia • Travel • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Stockholm

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Stockholm - 2018

by DK Travel

Summary: This guide will lead you straight to the best attractions this city has to offer. Explore Drottningholm Palace, visit the Skansen Open-Air Museum, or stroll through the cobbled streets of the Old Town.

Genres: Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Sydney

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Sydney - 2017

by DK Travel

Summary: Offers a brief history of Sydney, describes points of interest in each part of the city, and recommends hotels, restaurants, entertainment, and shops.

Genres: Americas • Australia & Oceania • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • United States • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Thailand

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Thailand - 2016

by DK Travel

Summary: Features the most interesting towns and villages in Thailand as well as major temples, town-by-town, with information on sights, markets, festivals and beaches. This is an invaluable resource for travelers.

Genres: Asia • Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Thailand's Beaches and Islands

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Thailand's Beaches and Islands - 2016

by DK Travel

Summary: A comprehensive travel guide to the beaches and islands of Thailand, with detailed maps and recommendations on where to stay and eat, museums and shops, entertainment, and other points of interest.

Genres: Asia • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Umbria

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Umbria - 2017

by DK Travel

Summary: Packed with fantastic photographs, illustrations and maps, plus detailed descriptions and useful advice, this guide will lead you to the best of Umbria. Whether you're looking to explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Assisi, unwind by Lake Trasimeno or marvel at the cliffside city of Orvieto, this book will help you choose things to do in Umbria to create the perfect trip. Follow carefully plotted itineraries around Perugia and Terni, learn about Umbria's wealth of art and read up on...  read more »

Genres: Americas • Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • United States • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide USA

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide USA - 2017

by DK Travel

Summary: Explore the beautiful USA. From the Empire State Building to the Golden Gate bridge, this travel guide has you covered and will take you to the best places in the United States. From top restaurants, bars, and clubs to standout scenic sites and walks, our insider tips are sure to make your trip outstanding. Whether you're looking for unique and interesting shops and markets, or seeking the best venues for music and nightlife, we have entertainment and hotel recommendations for every budget....  read more »

Genres: Americas • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • United States • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Washington, DC: 2019

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Washington, DC: 2019 - 2018

by DK Travel

Summary: Find your corner of Washington, DC with this essential travel guide to this great city, designed to help you create your own unique trip and to transport you there before you've even packed your case. Learn about the nation's history at the Lincoln Memorial, enjoy the view from the Washington Monument, or explore the exhibits at the National Gallery of Art. A year-long calendar of events in Washington, DC gives a selection of local events and festivals for all seasons. Hand-drawn illustrations...  read more »

Genres: Americas • Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • United States • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Costa Rica

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Costa Rica - 2016

by DK Travel

Summary: Presents a travel guide to Costa Rica, describing its noteworthy sites, region by region, and including information on restaurants, accommodations, beaches, national parks, wildlife, and more.

Genres: Americas • Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Cyprus

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Cyprus - 2016

by DK Travel

Summary: This is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully-updated guide includes unique cutaways, floor plans and reconstructions of the must-see sites, plus street-by-street maps of all the fascinating cities and towns. The new-look guide is also packed with photographs and illustrations leading you straight to the best attractions on offer. The guide will help you to discover everything region-by-region; from local festivals and markets to beaches. Detailed listings will...  read more »

Genres: Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • World

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Tokyo

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Tokyo - 2017

by DK Travel

Summary: An indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully-updated guide includes unique cutaways, floor plans and reconstructions of the must-see sights, plus street-by-street maps of the most popular neighborhoods. The new-look guide is also packed with photographs and illustrations leading you straight to the best attractions. This guide will help you to discover everything area-by-area, from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. Detailed listings will...  read more »

Genres: Asia • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Trave

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Turkey

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Turkey - 2016

by Howard Hughes

Summary: This travel guide will lead you straight to the best attractions this beautiful part of the world has to offer. Visit Hagia Sophia, experience the hot springs of Pamukkale, and explore the country region-by-region -- from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. With full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, the guide shows you this country as no one else can.

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

Donald Trump

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Donald Trump - 2016

by Grace Hansen

Summary: This title covers the 45th US President from birth, to their personal and professional achievements, and how they made it all the way to the Oval office. This title is complete with early and modern photos of the president, a timeline of their life, bolded glossary terms, and a glossary. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Jumbo is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • Nonfiction

Don; t Panic

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Don; t Panic - 2018

by Neil Gaiman

Summary: The #1 New York Times –bestselling author; s "hilarious . . . idiosyncratic . . . delightful" and definitive companion to a global phenomenon ( Publishers Weekly ). Douglas Adams; s "six-part trilogy," The Hitchhiker; s Guide to the Galaxy grew from a blip of a notion into an ever-expanding multimedia universe that amassed an unprecedented cult of followers and became an international sensation. As a young journalist, Neil Gaiman was given complete access to Adams; s life, times, gossip,...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Nonfiction

Dopesick

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Dopesick - 2018

by Beth Macy

Summary: Beginning with a single dealer who lands in a small Virginia town and sets about turning high school football stars into heroin overdose statistics, journalist Beth Macy endeavors to answer a grieving mother's question -- why her only son died -- and comes away with a harrowing story of greed and need. From the introduction of OxyContin in 1996, Macy parses how America embraced a medical culture where overtreatment with painkillers became the norm. The unemployed use painkillers both to numb...  read more »

Genres: Business, Investing & Careers • History & Culture • Nonfiction

Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America

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Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America - 2018

by Beth Macy

Summary: Beginning with a single dealer who lands in a small Virginia town and sets about turning high school football stars into heroin overdose statistics, journalist Beth Macy endeavors to answer a grieving mother's question -- why her only son died -- and comes away with a harrowing story of greed and need. From the introduction of OxyContin in 1996, Macy parses how America embraced a medical culture where overtreatment with painkillers became the norm. The unemployed use painkillers both to numb...  read more »

Genres: Business, Investing & Careers • Health & Fitness • Nonfiction • Self Development

Double Lives

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Double Lives - 2018

by Eric Brach

Summary: #1 Amazon New Release ─ Terrifying true crime stories True Crime: True Crime is hot right now, with true crime books, TV shows, and podcasts topping lists of readers, viewers, and listeners across the country. Eric Brach; s new book Double Lives: True Tales of the Criminals Next Door offers terrifying true stories about the criminals hidden among us and the banality of evil and crime, elevated by its frank discussion of the nation-wide criminal scourge of the moment: opioid addiction. The...  read more »

Genres: History & Culture • Nonfiction • True Crime

Dr. Ann's Eat Right For Life : The Family Plan

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Dr. Ann's Eat Right For Life : The Family Plan - 2015

by Ann Kulze

Summary: This book is the definitive guide for healthy eating and healthy living for the entire family. With her insatiable passion and inspired energy, Dr. Ann takes the reader step-by-step through all the fundamental facets of eating right and living well in the family context. It is Dr. Ann's promise that the information and guidance offered in this book can radically improve the lifelong health and vitality for both parents and their children.

Genres: Cooking, Food & Wine • Family & Relationships • Health & Fitness • Nonfiction

Drowned City

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Drowned City - 2015

by Don Brown

Summary: Kirkus; Best of 2015 list School Library Journal Best of 2015 Publishers Weekly; s Best of 2015 list Horn Book Fanfare Book Booklist Editor; s Choice On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina; s monstrous winds and surging water overwhelmed the protective levees around low-lying New Orleans, Louisiana. Eighty percent of the city flooded, in some places under twenty feet of water. Property damages across the Gulf Coast topped $100 billion. One thousand eight hundred and thirty-three people lost...  read more »

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Science & Technology

Drum Dream Girl

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Drum Dream Girl - 2015

by Margarita Engle

Summary: Girls cannot be drummers. Long ago on an island filled with music, no one questioned that rule—until the drum dream girl. In her city of drumbeats, she dreamed of pounding tall congas and tapping small bongós. She had to keep quiet. She had to practice in secret. But when at last her dream-bright music was heard, everyone sang and danced and decided that both girls and boys should be free to drum and dream. Inspired by the childhood of Millo Castro Zaldarriaga, a...  read more »

Genres: Arts & Photography • Biographies & Memoirs • Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • Nonfiction

Eat Cake. Be Brave.

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Eat Cake. Be Brave. - 2018

by Melissa Radke

Summary: The popular online video personality shares an empowering collection of essays about her midlife decision to be brave, change her life, and regain her sense of self-worth.

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Humor • Literature & Fiction • Nonfiction • Performing Arts • Religion & Spirituality • Self Development • Self-Esteem

Emmanuel; s Dream

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Emmanuel; s Dream - 2015

by Laurie Ann Thompson

Summary: Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah; s inspiring true story--which was turned into a film, Emmanuel; s Gift, narrated by Oprah Winfrey--is nothing short of remarkable. Born in Ghana, West Africa, with one deformed leg, he was dismissed by most people--but not by his mother, who taught him to reach for his dreams. As a boy, Emmanuel hopped to school more than two miles each way, learned to play soccer, left home at age thirteen to provide for his family, and, eventually, became a cyclist. He rode an...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • History & Culture • Nonfiction

An Encyclopedia of Strategy for Fortniters

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An Encyclopedia of Strategy for Fortniters - 2018

by Jason R. Rich

Summary: The Ultimate Unofficial Encyclopedia for Fortniters is a full-color, easy-to-read, unofficial reference tool that explains—from "A" to "Z"—everything players need to know in order to consistently win matches and successfully control their characters. The Ultimate Unofficial Encyclopedia for Fortniters provides a comprehensive overview of the game—making it easier for first-time players to quickly get acclimated with the game—while, at the same time, it introduces more...  read more »

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • Nonfiction • Science & Technology • Sports & Recreation

Environmental Science

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Environmental Science - 2015

by Boy Scouts of America

Summary: Outlines requirements for pursuing a merit badge in environmental science.

Genre: Children's Books

The Escape Artists: A Band of Daredevil Pilots and the Greatest Prison Break of the Great War

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The Escape Artists: A Band of Daredevil Pilots and the Greatest Prison Break of the Great War - 2018

by Neal Bascomb

Summary: The story of three downed British airmen who mastermind an elaborate, rollicking escape from a WWI German POW camp.

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Europe • History & Culture • Military • Nonfiction

Et Tu, Brute?: The Deaths of the Roman Emperors

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Et Tu, Brute?: The Deaths of the Roman Emperors - 2018

by Jason Novak

Summary: A wry cartoonist's bloody romp through Roman history. Being an emperor in ancient Rome was a dangerous business. Most of the nearly 100 emperors from the dawn of the Roman empire to its fall died violently--often the victims of assassination, battle wounds, or gruesome maladies. A sly work of cartoon history, with a touch of Edward Gorey's dark wit, this book is an irreverent, illustrated compendium of the deaths of all the Roman emperors.

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters: The Tragic and Glamorous Lives of Jackie and Lee

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The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters: The Tragic and Glamorous Lives of Jackie and Lee - 2018

by Sam Kashner

Summary: Draws on candid interviews with Jackie Kennedy Onassis' sister, Lee, to share insights into the close relationship the two shared. One became the most iconic woman of her time, while the other lived in her shadow. In discussing their artistic interests and the rivalries that complicated their bond, we learn the complete story of the sisters' private and public lives, and that of the Bouvier family itself.

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • History & Culture • Nonfiction

Farsighted: How We Make the Decisions That Matter the Most

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Farsighted: How We Make the Decisions That Matter the Most - 2018

by Steven Johnson

Summary: The hardest choices are also the most consequential. So why do we know so little about how to get them right? Big, life-altering decisions matter so much more than the decisions we make every day, and they're also the most difficult: where to live, whom to marry, what to believe, whether to start a company, how to end a war. There's no one-size-fits-all approach for addressing these kinds of conundrums. Steven Johnson uncovers powerful tools for honing the important skill of complex...  read more »

Genres: Business, Investing & Careers • Health & Fitness • Management & Leadership • Motivational • Nonfiction • Psychology & Anthropology • Science • Self Development • Technology

Fear

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Fear - 2018

by Bob Woodward

Summary: With authoritative reporting honed through eight presidencies from Nixon to Obama, author Bob Woodward reveals in unprecedented detail the harrowing life inside President Donald Trump's White House and precisely how he makes decisions on major foreign and domestic policies. Woodward draws from hundreds of hours of interviews with first-hand sources, meeting notes, personal diaries, files and documents. The focus is on the explosive debates and the decision-making in the Oval Office, the...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Nonfiction • Politics & Government

Fear: Trump in the White House

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Fear: Trump in the White House - 2018

by Bob Woodward

Summary: With authoritative reporting honed through eight presidencies from Nixon to Obama, author Bob Woodward reveals in unprecedented detail the harrowing life inside President Donald Trump's White House and precisely how he makes decisions on major foreign and domestic policies. Woodward draws from hundreds of hours of interviews with first-hand sources, meeting notes, personal diaries, files and documents. The focus is on the explosive debates and the decision-making in the Oval Office, the...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Politics & Government

Feminism

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Feminism - 2018

Summary: Nearly a half-century after the women's liberation movement, women have achieved things that their grandmothers might only have dreamed. Now that women work in boardrooms, executive suites, and top government positions, as well as in the home, some believe that the fight has been won. For others, the perception that women are on equal footing with men is dangerous. Through diverse perspectives, this enlightening volume explores the current debates on feminism's front, including the pay gap, violence against women, substandard health care, reproductive rights, and representation in government.

Genres: History & Culture • Nonfiction • Young Adult Nonfiction

The Fifth Risk

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The Fifth Risk - 2018

by Michael Lewis

Summary: "The election happened," remembers Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, then deputy secretary of the Department of Energy. "And then there was radio silence." Across all departments, similar stories were playing out: Trump appointees were few and far between; those that did show up were shockingly uninformed about the functions of their new workplace. Some even threw away the briefing books that had been prepared for them. Michael Lewis takes us into the engine rooms of a government under attack by its...  read more »

Genres: Americas • Business, Investing & Careers • Economics • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Politics & Government • United States

The Fifth Risk

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The Fifth Risk - 2018

by Michael Lewis

Summary: New York Times Bestseller What are the consequences if the people given control over our government have no idea how it works? "The election happened," remembers Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, then deputy secretary of the Department of Energy. "And then there was radio silence." Across all departments, similar stories were playing out: Trump appointees were few and far between; those that did show up were shockingly uninformed about the functions of their new workplace. Some even threw away the...  read more »

Genres: Business, Investing & Careers • Nonfiction • Politics & Government

The Fighters : Americans In Combat In Afghanistan And Iraq

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The Fighters : Americans In Combat In Afghanistan And Iraq - 2018

by C. J. Chivers

Summary: Almost 2.5 million Americans have served in Afghanistan or Iraq since September 11, 2001. C.J. Chivers has reported from both fronts from the beginning, walking side by side with combatants for more than a dozen years. He describes the experience of war today as it is endured by those most at risk -- the camaraderie and profound sense of purpose, alongside courage, frustration, and moral confusion mixed with technical precision. In these remote places where the reason for their presence is...  read more »

Genres: History & Culture • Nonfiction • Politics & Government

The First-Time Manager

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The First-Time Manager - 2018

by Jim Mccormick

Summary: The trusted management classic and go-to guide for anyone facing new responsibilities as a first-time manager, revised and updated to address modern management challenges. The jump from star employee to new manager is bigger than most people realize—with opportunities to fail at every step. Stumbling your way through isn; t an option. Learn to conquer every challenge like a pro with the clear, candid advice in The First-Time Manager. For nearly four decades, this trusted guide has brought...  read more »

Genres: Business, Investing & Careers • Nonfiction

Fish and Wildlife Management

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Fish and Wildlife Management - 2014

by Boy Scouts of America

Summary: Outlines requirements for pursuing a merit badge in fish and wildlife management.

Genres: Nature • Nonfiction

The Flame: Poems Notebooks Lyrics Drawings

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The Flame: Poems Notebooks Lyrics Drawings - 2018

by Leonard Cohen

Summary: A collection of lyrics, poems, notebook sketches, and self-portraits maps the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee's singular creative journey through the weeks just prior to his death.

Genres: Arts & Photography • Literature & Fiction • Nonfiction • Poetry

The Flowers of Evil - Complete, 2

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The Flowers of Evil - Complete, 2 - 2018

by Shuzo Oshimi

Summary: Takao makes a decision. He will try to win the affection of one of his muses. This will be no simple task, as the teens are all now damaged and warped. Takao is in search of a utopia, one that can only be shared with his only friend, that will sit just briefly among the rice paddies of his rural hometown. But then Takao and Nakamura are wrongly accused of a crime, and the local authorities want to pin all the strange behavior this small town has seen recently on the two teens. Will being treated as outcasts in their own community keep these two from crossing over to the other side?

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

The Flowers of Evil - Complete, 3

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The Flowers of Evil - Complete, 3 - 2018

by Shuzo Oshimi

Summary: After the climatic incident during the festival, we are sent to a completely new locale, 3 years later. Takao and Nakamura have been forcibly separated. Takao is now living with his parents in the suburbs of the big city, and they mostly act like a normal, happy family. Takao is in a new school, and a typical middling student. And while he's as awkward as ever, he's made some friends. Even more intriguingly, Takao may have found a girl to open up to. As with Nakamura, this girl can see there's more to Takao than meets the eye. But this time, she's the one who reintroduces him to literature.

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Fodor's Boston

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Fodor's Boston - 2018

by Fodor's Travel Guides

Summary: This guide provides information on hotels, restaurants, driving and walking tours, shopping and sightseeing, and nighttime entertainment around Boston.

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

Fodor's Maui: with Molokai & Lanai

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Fodor's Maui: with Molokai & Lanai - 2018

by Fodor's Travel Guides

Summary: Written by locals, this travel guide offers expert advice and insider tips for all tastes and budgets. Complete with detailed maps and concise descriptions, it will help you plan your trip with ease and make the most out of your visit to Maui, Molokai, and Lanai. Invariably, Maui makes and often tops travelers' lists of the world's best islands, and it's not just because of its luxurious resorts and golf courses. This book showcases the perfect beaches, rain forests, dramatic cliffs, spectacular marine life and rich Hawaiian culture, that make this island irresistible.

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

Fodor's New Orleans

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Fodor's New Orleans - 2018

by Fodor's Travel Guides

Summary: New Orleans is an incredible, vibrant, bursting at the seams, melting pot of a city. Whether travelers are visiting for the music or food, to get to the know people or party all night long, or all of the above, this is the guidebook that makes every trip the trip of a lifetime.

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

Fodor's Nova Scotia & Atlantic Canada: with New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundla

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Fodor's Nova Scotia & Atlantic Canada: with New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundla - 2016

by Fodor's Travel Guides

Summary: Fodor's correspondents highlight the best of Nova Scotia and Atlantic Canada, including rich Celtic and Acadian culture, gorgeous hikes, and rugged coastal beauty. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it's your first trip or your fifth,

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

Fodor's San Diego: with North County

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Fodor's San Diego: with North County - 2018

by Fodor's Travel Guides

Summary: With blockbuster attractions like LEGOLAND and the world-renowned San Diego Zoo, great beaches, outdoor activities, excellent food, and an ever-expanding list of breweries and brewpubs, San Diego has become one of America's top go-to cities. Fodor's San Diego has everything travelers need to make the most of a trip, whether they're looking for an all-out family vacation or a sophisticated adult getaway.

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

Fodor's Toronto: with Niagara Falls & the Niagara Wine Region

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Fodor's Toronto: with Niagara Falls & the Niagara Wine Region - 2017

by Fodor's Travel Guides

Summary: Fodor's correspondents highlight the best of Toronto, including superb museums and art galleries, outstanding global cuisine, and the edgy spirit of Queen West. Our local experts vet every recommendation to insure you make the most of your time, whether it's your first trip or your fifth.

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

Football

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Football - 2015

by Teddy Borth

Summary: The gridiron produces a never-ending supply of exciting moments and unbelievable achievements. Jerry Rice holds many wide receiver records. Emmitt Smith rushed his way into the record books. To send the 49ers to the Super Bowl, Joe Montana throws a pass so famous it is known ubiquitously as "The Catch." Football: Great Moments, Records, and Facts shows the people and events that make the sport great! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids is a division of ABDO.

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • Nonfiction • Sports & Recreation

Forward

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Forward - 2018

by Lisa Maas

Summary: A moving and intimate LGBTQ graphic novel about two women, both of whom are trying to put the pieces of their lives back together. Still smarting years after a horrible breakup, Rayanne diligently buries herself in her work. Aside from work, she has her cat. And other than her cat, she has her crushes: crushes that she prides herself on being able to resist. Unexpectedly, however, one of her crushes begins to affect her more than the others, and threatens to upset the delicate balance of her...  read more »

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Four-Year Colleges 2019

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Four-Year Colleges 2019 - 2018

by Peterson's

Summary: This is a valuable resource that includes information on every accredited four-year undergraduate institution in the U.S. and Canada, more than 2,500 institutions in all. It also includes detailed two-page descriptions written by admissions personnel for over 140 colleges and universities. College-bound students and their parents can access details including campus setting, enrollment, academic programs, entrance difficulty, expenses, student-faculty ratio, application deadline, and contact...  read more »

Genres: Business, Investing & Careers • Nonfiction • Young Adult Nonfiction

Francis, The People's Pope

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Francis, The People's Pope - 2018

by Ted Rall

Summary: Presents the life, ideas, and political impact of the most progressive spiritual leader the world's Roman Catholics have ever seen.

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Friday Night Lights

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Friday Night Lights - 2004

by H. G. Bissinger

Summary: Odessa isn't known to be a place big on dreams, but the Panthers help keep the hopes and dreams of this dusty town going. Socially and racially divided, its fragile economy follows the treacherous boom-bust path of the idol business. In bad times, the unemployment rate barrels out of control; in good times, its murder rate skyrockets. But every Friday night from September to December, when the Permian High School Panthers play football, this West Texas town becomes a place where dreams can come...  read more »

Genres: Americas • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Sports & Recreation • United States

Frommer's EasyGuide to Alaskan Cruises and Ports of Call

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Frommer's EasyGuide to Alaskan Cruises and Ports of Call - 2018

by Sherri Eisenberg

Summary: Both the Inside Passage of Alaska and the Gulf of Alaska are among the single most popular of all cruise destinations, and cruisers will welcome this assistance in choosing a cruise and the activities on ship and land that the cruise offers.

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

Frommer's EasyGuide to New Orleans 2018

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Frommer's EasyGuide to New Orleans 2018 - 2018

by Beth d'Addono

Summary: Few cities anywhere are as vibrant, historically rich, and just plain fun as New Orleans. But it's not a "dummy proof" destination. Too many travelers leave town wondering what all the fuss is about. That doesn't happen to those carrying this book. Written by local journalist Beth D'Addono, this travel guide introduces travelers to the experiences other visitors miss; and has the type of insightful commentary on the iconic sights that brings them to life. The book includes special sections for...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

Frommer's EasyGuide to New York City 2018

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Frommer's EasyGuide to New York City 2018 - 2018

by Pauline Frommer

Summary: An easy-to-read guide full of expert travel advice on New York City.

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

Giant Days Vol. 8

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Giant Days Vol. 8 - 2018

by John Allison

Summary: It's the end of second year for best mates Susan, Daisy, and Esther, and cracks are appearing in the foundation of this unshakable trio. Between (irritating) new loves, (secretive) old loves, (unlikely) new friendships and (terrible) old houses, they'll be lucky to make it to third year alive!

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Girl Unbroken

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Girl Unbroken - 2016

by Regina Calcaterra

Summary: In the highly anticipated sequel to her New York Times bestseller Etched in Sand, Regina Calcaterra pairs with her youngest sister Rosie to tell Rosie; s harrowing, yet ultimately triumphant, story of childhood abuse and survival. They were five kids with five different fathers and an alcoholic mother who left them to fend for themselves for weeks at a time. Yet through it all they had each other. Rosie, the youngest, is fawned over and shielded by her older sister, Regina. Their mother,...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Family & Relationships • Nonfiction

Golden Kamuy, Vol. 5

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Golden Kamuy, Vol. 5 - 2018

by Satoru Noda

Summary: Sugimoto and Asirpa's hunt for the tattooed treasure map has led them to a fishing village on the coast, where a deranged serial killer lies in wait. Lt. Tsurumi and his renegade soldiers are also hot on their trail, and if he catches up to them there will be guaranteed hell to pay. Toshizo Hijikata also closes in while an old friend shows up with a secret about Asirpa that no one wants to believe -- but it just might take them closer to the gold than ever before.

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger

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Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger - 2018

by Rebecca Traister

Summary: This is a vital, incisive exploration into the transformative power of female anger and its ability to transcend into a political movement. In the year 2018, it seems as if women's anger has suddenly erupted into the public conversation. But long before Pantsuit Nation, before the Women's March, and before the #MeToo movement, women's anger was not only politically catalytic, but politically problematic. The story of female fury and its cultural significance demonstrates the long history of...  read more »

Genres: Americas • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Politics & Government • United States • World

Good Hunting : An American Spymaster's Story

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Good Hunting : An American Spymaster's Story - 2014

by Jack Devine

Summary: A master class in spycraft from one of its greatest practitioners. Jack Devine is one of the legendary spymasters of our time. He was in Chile when Allende fell; he ran Charlie Wilson's war in Afghanistan; he had too much to do with Iran-Contra for his own taste, though he tried to stop it; he caught Pablo Escobar in Colombia; he tried to warn George Tenet that there was a bullet coming from Iraq with his name on it. Devine served America's interests for more than thirty years in a wide range...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Politics & Government

Goodbye, Sweet Girl: A Story of Domestic Violence and Survival

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Goodbye, Sweet Girl: A Story of Domestic Violence and Survival - 2018

by Kelly Sundberg

Summary: In this brave and beautiful memoir, a woman chronicles how her marriage devolved from a love story into a shocking tale of abuse -- examining the tenderness and violence entwined in the relationship, why she endured years of physical and emotional pain, and how she eventually broke free.

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Family & Relationships • Nonfiction • Self Development

Grace, Not Perfection: Embracing Simplicity, Celebrating Joy

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Grace, Not Perfection: Embracing Simplicity, Celebrating Joy - 2016

by Emily Ley

Summary: As a busy wife, new mother, business owner, and designer, Emily Ley came to a point when she suddenly realized she couldn't do it all. She needed to simplify her life, organize her days, and prioritize the priorities. She decided to hold herself to a standard of grace rather than perfection. This mantra led to the creation of her bestselling "Simplified Planner®," a favorite among busy women everywhere -- from mamas to executives and everywhere in between. This book takes the message from a...  read more »

Genres: Motivational • Nonfiction • Religion & Spirituality • Self Development

The Grand Escape: The Greatest Prison Breakout of the 20th Century

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The Grand Escape: The Greatest Prison Breakout of the 20th Century - 2018

by Neal Bascomb

Summary: The story of a group of Allied POWs in WWI who dared to escape from Germany's most notorious prison camp, Holzminden.

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • Europe • History • History & Culture • Military & Wars • Young Adult Nonfiction

The Great White Shark Scientist

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The Great White Shark Scientist - 2016

by Sy Montgomery

Summary: Dr. Greg Skomal, biologist and head of the Massachusetts Shark Research Program, is investigating a controversial possibility: Might Cape Cod; s waters serve as a breeding ground for the great white shark, the largest and most feared predatory fish on Earth? Sy Montgomery and Keith Ellenbogen report on this thrilling turning point in marine research and travel to Guadeloupe, Mexico, to get up close and personal with the sharks. This daring expedition into the realm of great whites shows readers...  read more »

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • Nature • Nonfiction

The Greatest Love Story Ever Told

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The Greatest Love Story Ever Told - 2018

by Megan Mullally

Summary: *A New York Times Bestseller* Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman reveal the full story behind their epic romance—presented in a series of intimate conversations between the couple, including photos, anecdotes, and the occasional puzzle. The year: 2000. The setting: Los Angeles. A gorgeous virtuoso of an actress agreed to star in a random play, and a basement-dwelling scenic carpenter said he would assay a supporting role in the selfsame pageant. At the first rehearsal she surveyed her...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Nonfiction • Performing Arts

The Greatest Love Story Ever Told: An Oral History

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The Greatest Love Story Ever Told: An Oral History - 2018

by Nick Offerman

Summary: The popular comedic couple trace the story of their relationship, sharing anecdotes, family photos, and secrets that reveal how they overcame considerable social differences through their shared values and mutual love of music and laughter.

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Family & Relationships • Nonfiction • Performing Arts • Relationships • Self Development

Hacks for Minecrafters

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Hacks for Minecrafters - 2014

by Megan Miller

Summary: From the author of Hacks for Minecrafters and Hacks for Minecrafters: Master Builder comes the most encompassing guide ever to combat in the world of Minecraft! With more than 100 million registered Minecraft accounts and rights picked up by Warner Brothers for an action-adventure film in the style of The Lego Movie , Minecraft is on its way to becoming the next big children; s brand. While there are several successful game guides on the market already, this book will be the first unofficial...  read more »

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • Nonfiction • Science & Technology • Sports & Recreation

Hacks for Minecrafters

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Hacks for Minecrafters - 2015

by Megan Miller

Summary: From the author of Hacks for Minecrafters comes the most encompassing guide ever to command blocks in the world of Minecraft! With Hacks for Minecrafters: Command Blocks , kids will learn everything they need to know about manipulating and programming command blocks within Minecraft. As well as clearly explaining the commands and how to use them, this book has tons of fun tricks and projects for making your own custom maps and mini-games. Other tips cover: Giving and getting loot Putting any...  read more »

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • Nonfiction • Science & Technology • Sports & Recreation

Her Right Foot

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Her Right Foot - 2017

by Dave Eggers

Summary: If you had to name a statue, any statue, odds are good you; d mention the Statue of Liberty. Have you seen her? She; s in New York. She; s holding a torch. And she; s taking one step forward. But why? In this fascinating, fun take on nonfiction, uniquely American in its frank tone and honest look at the literal foundation of our country, Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris investigate a seemingly small trait of America; s most emblematic statue. What they find is about more than history, more than...  read more »

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • History & Culture • Nonfiction

Home After Dark

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Home After Dark - 2018

by David Small

Summary: Thirteen-year-old Russell Pruitt, abandoned by his mother, follows his father to dilapidated 1950s Marshfield, California where he is forced to fend for himself against a ring of malicious bullies.

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Homebody

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Homebody - 2018

by Joanna Gaines

Summary: In Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave, Joanna Gaines walks you through how to create a home that reflects the personalities and stories of the people who live there. Using examples from her own farmhouse as well as a range of other homes, this comprehensive guide will help you assess your priorities and instincts, as well as your likes and dislikes, with practical steps for navigating and embracing your authentic design style. Room by room, Homebody gives you an...  read more »

Genres: Arts & Photography • Crafts & Hobbies • Nonfiction

Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave

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Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave - 2018

by Joanna Gaines

Summary: Joanna Gaines walks you through how to create a home that reflects the personalities and stories of the people who live there. Using examples from her own farmhouse as well as a range of other homes, this comprehensive guide will help you assess your priorities and instincts, as well as your likes and dislikes, with practical steps for navigating and embracing your authentic design style. Room by room, this book gives you an in-depth look at how these styles are implemented as well as how to...  read more »

Genres: Crafts & Hobbies • Decorating & Design • Home & Garden • Nonfiction

Hope in the Dark: Believing God Is Good When Life Is Not

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Hope in the Dark: Believing God Is Good When Life Is Not - 2018

by Craig Groeschel

Summary: |I want to believe, I want to have hope, but...." Pastor Craig Groeschel hears these words often and has asked them himself. We want to know God, feel his presence, and trust that he hears our prayers, but in the midst of great pain, we may wonder if he really cares about us. Even when we have both hope and hurt, sometimes it|s the hurt that shouts the loudest. Can God be good when life is not? In this book, Groeschel explores the story of the father who brought his demon-possessed son to...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Relationships • Religion & Spirituality • Self Development

House of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the Russian Mafia

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House of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the Russian Mafia - 2018

by Craig Unger

Summary: This book offers the first comprehensive investigation into the decades-long relationship among Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, and the Russian Mafia that ultimately helped win Trump the White House. It is a chilling story that begins in the 1970s, when Trump made his first splash in the booming, money-drenched world of New York real estate, and ends with Trump's inauguration as president of the United States. That moment was the culmination of Vladimir Putin's long mission to undermine Western...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Politics & Government

How Do We Look: The Body, the Divine, and the Question of Civilization

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How Do We Look: The Body, the Divine, and the Question of Civilization - 2018

by Mary Beard

Summary: From prehistoric Mexico to modern Istanbul, Mary Beard looks beyond the familiar canon of Western imagery to explore the history of art, religion, and humanity. Conceived as a gorgeously illustrated accompaniment to |How Do We Look| and |The Eye of Faith,| the famed Civilisations shows on PBS, renowned classicist Mary Beard has created this elegant volume on how we have looked at art. Focusing in Part I on the Olmec heads of early Mesoamerica, the colossal statues of the pharaoh Amenhotep III,...  read more »

Genres: Americas • Arts & Photography • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Religion & Spirituality • World

How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them

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How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them - 2018

by Jason Stanley

Summary: Nations don't have to be fascist to suffer from fascist politics. Stanley shows that fascism's roots have been present in the United States for more than a century. Here he focuses on the structures that unite them, laying out and analyzing the ten pillars of fascist politics. He makes clear the immense danger of underestimating the cumulative power of such tactics as exploiting a mythic version of a nation's past; anti-intellectualism directed against universities and experts; law and order...  read more »

Genres: History & Culture • Nonfiction • Politics & Government • World

How Your House Works

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How Your House Works - 2018

by Charlie Wing

Summary: The updated and highly illustrated guide to understanding how just about everything in your house works! The revised and updated third edition of How Your House Works is a hands-on guide that gives you the low-down on why your faucet is leaking, your dishwasher is overflowing, or your furnace is on the fritz. This comprehensive book is your reference to virtually everything in your house with richly illustrated explanations of electrical systems, heating and air conditioning, plumbing, major...  read more »

Genres: Crafts & Hobbies • Nonfiction

The Husband Hunters: American Heiresses Who Married into the British Aristocracy

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The Husband Hunters: American Heiresses Who Married into the British Aristocracy - 2018

by Anne de Courcy

Summary: A deliciously told group biography of the young, rich, American heiresses who married impoverished, British gentry at the turn of the twentieth century -- the real women who inspired Downton Abbey. Towards the end of the nineteenth century and for the first few years of the twentieth, a strange invasion took place in Britain. The citadel of power, privilege and breeding in which the titled, land-owning governing class had barricaded itself for so long was breached. The incomers were a group of...  read more »

Genres: Americas • Biographies & Memoirs • Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • United States • World

I Am a Hero Omnibus Volume 6

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I Am a Hero Omnibus Volume 6 - 2018

by Kengo Hanazawa

Summary: A global zombie outbreak threatens to wipe out civilization! In Japan, some of the infected have been able to hold onto their humanity while exhibiting superhuman ZQN powers. As Hiromi evolves, affected by a zombie baby's bite, will Hideo also exhibit powers linked to the bite on his hand? Other afflicted humans seem to have supernatural abilities, too, like the leader of the Cult of Kurusu. Now a major motion picture, this hit manga series is presented in a deluxe omnibus format, collecting...  read more »

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

I Am a Hero Omnibus Volume 7

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I Am a Hero Omnibus Volume 7 - 2018

by Kengo Hanzawa

Summary: Near Tokyo, Hideo and the other survivors find camaraderie and even moments of romance as they slowly make their way back into the city. New horrors are encountered and new weapons are found, as old fears continue to haunt expressive, traumatized Hideo. Collecting two of the original Japanese volumes into each Dark Horse edition, this volume has a disturbing cliffhanger ending that will have readers clamoring for more!

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

I Got This

I Got This - 2017

by Laurie Hernandez

Summary: New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today Bestseller! Gold medal-winning Olympic gymnast and Dancing with the Stars champion Laurie Hernandez shares her story in her own words in this debut book for fans of all ages—with never-before-seen photos! At sixteen years old, Laurie Hernandez has already made many of her dreams come true—and yet it; s only the beginning for this highly accomplished athlete. A Latina Jersey girl, Laurie saw her life take a dramatic turn last summer...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • Nonfiction • Sports & Recreation

I Might Regret This

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I Might Regret This - 2018

by Abbi Jacobson

Summary: When Broad City star Abbi Jacobson announced that she planned to drive across the country alone, she was met with lots of questions and opinions. Why wasn't she going with friends? Wouldn't it be incredibly lonely? The North route is better! Was it safe for a woman? The Southern route is the way to go! You should bring mace! And a common one: Why? But Abbi had always found comfort in solitude and needed space to step back and hit the reset button. As she spent time in each city and town on her...  read more »

Genres: Family & Relationships • Nonfiction

I've Been Thinking . . .: Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life

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I've Been Thinking . . .: Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life - 2018

by Maria Shriver

Summary: As a prominent woman juggling many roles, Maria Shriver knows just how surprising, unpredictable, and stressful everyday life can be. Here she shares inspiring quotes, prayers, and reflections designed to get readers thinking, get them feeling, get them laughing, and help them in their journey to what she calls The Open Field -- a place of acceptance, purpose, passion, and joy. Whether you feel like you've got it all together or like it's all falling apart, whether you're taking stock of your life or simply looking to recharge, this is a guide moving forward in life with hope and grace.

Genres: Health & Fitness • Motivational • Nonfiction • Religion & Spirituality • Self Development

In Pieces

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In Pieces - 2018

by Sally Field

Summary: In this intimate, haunting literary memoir, an American icon tells her story for the first time, and in her own gorgeous words—about a challenging and lonely childhood, the craft that helped her find her voice, and a powerful emotional legacy that shaped her journey as a daughter and a mother. One of the most celebrated, beloved, and enduring actors of our time, Sally Field has an infectious charm that has captivated the nation for more than five decades, beginning with her first TV role...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Nonfiction • Performing Arts

In the Country We Love

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In the Country We Love - 2016

by Diane Guerrero

Summary: The star of Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin presents her personal story of the real plight of undocumented immigrants in this country Diane Guerrero, the television actress from the megahit Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin , was just fourteen years old on the day her parents were detained and deported while she was at school. Born in the U.S., Guerrero was able to remain in the country and continue her education, depending on the kindness of family friends who took her in...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Politics & Government

In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown

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In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown - 2018

by Nathaniel Philbrick

Summary: The American Revolution may have been started by a group of citizen-soldiers on a green in Lexington, Massachusetts, but it was won on a choppy patch of water off Chesapeake Bay. In Bunker Hill and Valiant Ambition, Nathaniel Philbrick gave us a new and provocative way of looking at the war that created the United States. His latest book is the capstone of that enterprise, focusing on the last year of the war, and is the culmination of Philbrick's engagement with American history and the sea...  read more »

Genres: Americas • Biographies & Memoirs • Earth Sciences • History & Culture • Military • Nonfiction • Science • Technology • United States

Indianapolis

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Indianapolis - 2018

by Lynn Vincent

Summary: Instant New York Times Bestseller A human drama unlike any other—the riveting and definitive full story of the worst sea disaster in United States naval history. "GRIPPING...THIS YARN HAS IT ALL." — USA TODAY "A WONDERFUL BOOK." — Christian Science Monitor "ENTHRALLING." — Kirkus Reviews (starred review) "A MUST-READ." — Booklist (starred review) Just after midnight on July 30, 1945, days after delivering the components of the atomic bomb from California to the...  read more »

Genres: History & Culture • Military Science • Nonfiction

Insight Guides Guatemala, Belize and Yucatan

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Insight Guides Guatemala, Belize and Yucatan - 2018

by Insight Guides

Summary: From deciding when to go, to choosing what to see when you arrive, this is all you need to plan your trip and experience the best of Guatemala, Belize and the Yucatan. Includes in-depth insider information on must-see, top attractions like the Mayan sites of Chiche´n Itza´ and Tikal, as well as the best of the Riviera Maya.

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

Insight Guides Tanzania & Zanzibar

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Insight Guides Tanzania & Zanzibar - 2017

by Insight Guides

Summary: This book includes a full run-down on the essential attractions of Tanzania and Zanzibar, from the great wildlife parks to prehistoric sites and spice plantations.

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

Inspired

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Inspired - 2018

by Rachel Held Evans

Summary: One Woman; s Journey Back to Loving the Bible If the Bible isn; t a science book or an instruction manual, then what is it? What do people mean when they say the Bible is inspired? When Rachel Held Evans found herself asking these questions, she began a quest to better understand what the Bible is and how it is meant to be read. What she discovered changed her—and it will change you too. Drawing on the best in recent scholarship and using her well-honed literary expertise, Evans examines...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Religion & Spirituality

Interpreting the Bill of Rights

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Interpreting the Bill of Rights - 2019

Summary: The first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution were written to safeguard individual liberties and limit government power. Was the Bill of Rights necessary, or did it open up a can of worms the framers didn't intend? Throughout the course of U.S. history, amendments have been subject to various interpretations, often to the point of contention. In this informative anthology, readers will be exposed to the complex issues of interpreting a document that was created more than two hundred years ago.

Genres: History & Culture • Law • Nonfiction • Politics & Government • Politics & Government • Young Adult Nonfiction

Into the Hands of the Soldiers

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Into the Hands of the Soldiers - 2018

by David D. Kirkpatrick

Summary: A candid narrative of how and why the Arab Spring sparked, then failed, and the truth about America; s role in that failure and the subsequent military coup that put Sisi in power—from the Middle East correspondent of the New York Times . In 2011, Egyptians of all sects, ages, and social classes shook off millennia of autocracy, then elected a Muslim Brother as president. The 2013 military coup replaced him with a new strongman, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, who has cracked down on any dissent or...  read more »

Genres: History & Culture • Nonfiction • Politics & Government

Iowa

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Iowa - 2017

by Ann Heinrichs

Summary: From learning how tractors are made to cooling off in the ice cream capital of the world, there; s lots to see and do in Iowa! Additional features include maps on each spread, state symbols, famous people, fact bubbles, and informative captions that highlight some of the things that make Iowa special. A table of contents, sources for further research, a phonetic glossary, and an index support readers and extend learning.

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Trave

It's All Under Control: A Journey of Letting Go, Hanging On, and Finding a Peace You Almost Forgot

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It's All Under Control: A Journey of Letting Go, Hanging On, and Finding a Peace You Almost Forgot - 2018

by Jennifer Dukes Lee

Summary: Jennifer Dukes Lee never thought she struggled with control. As long as everything went exactly the way she wanted it to, she was totally flexible. But then Jennifer discovered what happens when you try to wrap your arms around everything, thinking it|s all on you: You get burned out on hustle. You toss and turn more at night, and you laugh less during the day. You|re so busy -- caring, serving, working, and trying so hard -- that you can|t even hear God|s voice anymore. This book is for every...  read more »

Genres: Motivational • Nonfiction • Religion & Spirituality • Self Development • Success

Jesus Is Risen: Paul and the Early Church

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Jesus Is Risen: Paul and the Early Church - 2018

by David Limbaugh

Summary: Provides a riveting account of the birth of Christianity. Using the Book of Acts and six New Testament epistles as his guide, Limbaugh takes readers on an exhilarating journey through the sorrow and suffering, as well as the joys and triumphs, of the apostles and other key figures as Christianity bursts through the borders of Judea following the death, resurrection, and ascension of Jesus Christ. Limbaugh particularly focuses on the crucial role that the Apostle Paul played in these historic...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Religion & Spirituality

Kill or Be Killed Volume 3

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Kill or Be Killed Volume 3 - 2018

by Ed Brubaker

Summary: Book 3 ratchets up the tension and violence as Dylan escalates his assault on the Russian Mafia, putting his secret and the lives of his friends at risk. This series is both a thriller and a deconstruction of vigilantism.

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Kill or Be Killed Volume 4

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Kill or Be Killed Volume 4 - 2018

by Ed Brubaker

Summary: In the fourth and final volume, our vigilante hero finally comes to the end of his rope. Unsure if there's a demon in his head telling him to kill bad people or if he's just insane, Dylan checks into a mental hospital. But hidden away in the snow-covered countryside, he finds his real-world problems have followed him there, and there may be no way to go back to the life he used to know.

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Killing the SS: The Hunt for the Worst War Criminals in History

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Killing the SS: The Hunt for the Worst War Criminals in History - 2018

by Bill O'Reilly

Summary: Confronting Nazi evil is the subject of the latest installment in the mega-bestselling Killing series. As the true horrors of the Third Reich began to be exposed immediately after World War II, the Nazi war criminals who committed genocide went on the run. A few were swiftly caught, including the notorious SS leader, Heinrich Himmler. Others, however, evaded capture through a sophisticated Nazi organization designed to hide them. Among those war criminals were Josef Mengele, the "Angel of...  read more »

Genres: History & Culture • Military • Nonfiction • Politics & Government • World

Knights and Castles

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Knights and Castles - 2012

by Mary Pope Osborne

Summary: Track the facts with Jack and Annie! When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #2: The Knight at Dawn, they had lots of questions. How were castles built? What was it like to live inside a castle? How did boys train to become knights? Did horses really wear armor? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts. Filled with up-to-date information, photos, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree House Fact...  read more »

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • History & Culture • Nonfiction

Kovels' Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide 2019

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Kovels' Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide 2019 - 2018

by Terry Kovel

Summary: Presents a guide to the most recent prices and photographs for antiques and collectibles, and includes tips on care and identification, cross-references, and record-setting prices.

Genres: Crafts & Hobbies • History & Culture • Home & Garden • Nonfiction • World

The Law of Influence

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The Law of Influence - 2012

by John C. Maxwell

Summary: Her husband had everything: wealth, privilege, position, and a royal title. Yet instead of him, Princess Diana won over the whole world. Why? She understood the Law of Influence.

Genres: Business, Investing & Careers • Nonfiction

Leadership: In Turbulent Times

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Leadership: In Turbulent Times - 2018

by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Summary: In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Doris Kearns Goodwin offers an illuminating exploration into the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership. Are leaders born or made? Where does ambition come from? How does adversity affect the growth of leadership? Does the man make the times or do the times make the man? In this book, Goodwin draws upon four of the presidents she has studied most closely -- Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt,...  read more »

Genres: Americas • Biographies & Memoirs • Business, Investing & Careers • History & Culture • Management & Leadership • Nonfiction • Politics & Government • United States

The League: How Five Rivals Created the NFL and Launched a Sports Empire

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The League: How Five Rivals Created the NFL and Launched a Sports Empire - 2018

by John Eisenberg

Summary: The epic tale of the five owners who shepherded the NFL through its tumultuous early decades and built the most popular sport in America. The National Football League is a towering, distinctly American colossus spewing out $13 billion in annual revenue. Yet its current dominance has obscured how professional football got its start. In this book, John Eisenberg reveals that Art Rooney, George Halas, Tim Mara, George Preston Marshall, and Bert Bell took an immense risk by investing in the...  read more »

Genres: Americas • Biographies & Memoirs • Business, Investing & Careers • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Small Business & Entrepreneurship • Sports & Recreation • United States

Legends of the Fire Spirits: Jinn and Genies from Arabia to Zanzibar

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Legends of the Fire Spirits: Jinn and Genies from Arabia to Zanzibar - 2010

by Robert Lebling

Summary: When Westerners think of a genie, the first image that comes to mind may be Barbara Eden in her pink harem pants or the illuminated blue buffoon from the animated Disney film Aladdin. But to the people of the Arab and Islamic worlds, the picture is dramatically different. This book looks beyond Westernized caricatures to immerse the reader in the vibrant lore of the jinn -- the wondrous, often troublesome, and sometimes terrifying spirit beings of ancient Arab and Islamic tradition. The author...  read more »

Genres: History & Culture • Nonfiction • Religion & Spirituality • World

LEGO FRIENDS: Let; s Explore!

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LEGO FRIENDS: Let; s Explore! - 2015

by Catherine Saunders

Summary: Combining DK ; s new chapter book series with the successful LEGO® Friends brand, LEGO Friends: Let; s Explore! will help kids learn how to read—and learn to love reading. Follow the girls of Heartlake City as they go an adventure and learn more about the city around them. DK Adventures is a nonfiction series for kids ages 8-11 featuring visually rich theme spreads, and fascinating facts that help kids build their skills in vocabulary, grammar, comprehension, and critical thinking...  read more »

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • Language Arts & Disciplines • Nonfiction

Leonardo da Vinci

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Leonardo da Vinci - 2012

by Mary Pope Osborne

Summary: Track the facts with Jack and Annie! When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #38: Monday with a Mad Genius, they had lots of questions. Why was Leonardo da Vinci interested in flight? What are some of his most famous painting? Did he really keep noteboooks just like Jack? What do scientists today think of his ideas? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts. Filled with up-to-date information, photos, illustrations, and fun...  read more »

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • History & Culture • Nonfiction

Leprechauns and Irish Folklore

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Leprechauns and Irish Folklore - 2012

by Mary Pope Osborne

Summary: Track the facts with Jack and Annie! When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #43: Leprechaun in Late Winter, they had lots of questions. What are leprechauns? How do we know many of the old Irish stories? How do fairies spend their time? Who speaks the Irish language? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts. Filled with up-to-date information, photos, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree House...  read more »

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • History & Culture • Nonfiction

Let Her Fly

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Let Her Fly - 2018

by Ziauddin Yousafzai

Summary: Let Her Fly traces the inspirational journey of Malala Yousafzai; s father, Ziauddin, from a boy in Shangla to a man who broke with tradition and proves there are many faces of feminism. With humor and sincerity, Yousafzai describes his life before the Talibanization of Mingora, scenes of his sons Khusal and Atal fighting kites on the roof, his progressive partnership with his wife Toor Pekai, and the challenge of raising children in an unfamiliar country. After Malala was shot by the Taliban,...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Family & Relationships • Nonfiction • Self Development

Liars, Leakers, and Liberals: The Case Against the Anti-Trump Conspiracy

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Liars, Leakers, and Liberals: The Case Against the Anti-Trump Conspiracy - 2018

by Jeanine Pirro

Summary: We are victims of a subterfuge and sabotage of the presidency that we've never witnessed before. Nevertheless, President Trump continues to fight every day to keep his promise to Make America Great Again. That bold idea has already led to a conservative judge on the Supreme Court, tax reform, and deregulation that has unleashed an economy stronger than anyone could have imagined. But there are dark forces that seek to obstruct and undermine the president, their ultimate goal to reverse the...  read more »

Genres: History & Culture • Nonfiction • Politics & Government

The Library Book

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The Library Book - 2018

by Susan Orlean

Summary: On the morning of April 28, 1986, a fire alarm sounded in the Los Angeles Public Library. As the moments passed, the patrons and staff who had been cleared out of the building realized this was not the usual false alarm. As one fireman recounted later, "Once that first stack got going, it was 'Goodbye, Charlie.'" The fire was disastrous: it reached 2000 degrees and burned for more than seven hours. By the time it was extinguished, it had consumed four hundred thousand books and damaged seven...  read more »

Genres: Americas • History & Culture • Nonfiction • United States • World

The Library Book

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The Library Book - 2018

by Susan Orlean

Summary: A WASHINGTON POST TOP 10 BOOK OF THE YEAR * A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER and NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2018 "A constant pleasure to read...Everybody who loves books should check out The Library Book ." — The Washington Post "CAPTIVATING...DELIGHTFUL." — Christian Science Monitor * "EXQUISITELY WRITTEN, CONSISTENTLY ENTERTAINING." — The New York Times * "MESMERIZING...RIVETING." — Booklist (starred review) A dazzling love letter to a beloved institution—and an...  read more »

Genres: History & Culture • Nonfiction

Lion Hearted: The Life and Death of Cecil & the Future of Africa's Iconic Cats

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Lion Hearted: The Life and Death of Cecil & the Future of Africa's Iconic Cats - 2018

by Andrew Loveridge

Summary: In 2015, an American hunter named Walter Palmer shot and killed a lion named Cecil. The lion was one of dozens slain each year in Zimbabwe, which legally licenses the hunting of big cats. But Cecil's death sparked unprecedented global outrage, igniting thousands of media reports about the peculiar circumstances surrounding this hunt. At the center of the controversy was Dr. Andrew Loveridge, the zoologist who had studied Cecil for eight years. In this book, Loveridge pieces together, for the...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Biology • Nature • Nature & Ecology • Nonfiction • Science • Technology

Lionel Messi

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Lionel Messi - 2015

by Karen Burshtein

Summary: Between his time playing for Spain; s FC Barcelona team and his role on the Argentine national team, it; s surprising Lionel Messi has a life off the pitch. Yet, the most popular soccer legend of our time keeps a busy schedule that far exceeds his notable accomplishments on the field. Readers will find all the details of Messi; s life, including his early struggles with a growth hormone deficiency, his intense years of training as a teenager, and his launch into superstardom as a World Cup...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • Nonfiction • Sports & Recreation

Lonely Planet Discover New York City 2019

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Lonely Planet Discover New York City 2019 - 2018

by Lonely Planet

Summary: This guide is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Delve into the past in the Ancient Greek, Roman and Egyptian collections of the Metropolitan Museum; walk over the Brooklyn Bridge at dusk, as skyscrapers begin to light up the night; and pick your venue for the hippest pre-show cocktails. All with your trusted travel companion. Discover the best of New York City and begin your journey now!

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

Lonely Planet Kauai

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Lonely Planet Kauai - 2017

by Lonely Planet

Summary: This guide is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Kayak through sea caves along the Na Pali Coast, absorb the grand vistas of the Waimea Canyon, or surf the breaks at beautiful Hanalei Bay; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Kaua'i and begin your journey now. Covers Lihu'e, Kapa'a, Hanalei, Po'ipu, Waimea Canyon and more.

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

Lonely Planet New York City

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Lonely Planet New York City - 2018

by Lonely Planet

Summary: A comprehensive travel guide to New York City, with maps and information on hotels and restaurants, shopping and entertainment, and other interesting sites.

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

Lonely Planet Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks

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Lonely Planet Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks - 2016

by Lonely Planet

Summary: Wild Yellowstone amazes visitors with its hydrothermal spectacles and free-roaming bison, while Grand Teton thrills with its rugged mountains and icy lakes. Whether you want to gaze at Old Faithful or hike among the peaks, gear up with this top-selling guide to two of the USA's most spectacular national parks.

Genres: Nonfiction • Sports & Recreation • Trave

Love Does: Discover a Secretly Incredible Life in an Ordinary World

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Love Does: Discover a Secretly Incredible Life in an Ordinary World - 2012

by Bob Goff

Summary: As a college student he spent 16 days in the Pacific Ocean with five guys and a crate of canned meat. As a father he took his kids on a world tour to eat ice cream with heads of state. He made friends in Uganda, and they liked him so much he became the Ugandan consul. He pursued his wife for three years before she agreed to date him. His grades weren't good enough to get into law school, so he sat on a bench outside the Dean's office for seven days until they finally let him enroll. Bob Goff...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Religion & Spirituality

The Mamba Mentality

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The Mamba Mentality - 2018

by Kobe Bryant

Summary: The first book from the basketball superstar Kobe Bryant—a lavish, deep dive inside the mind of one of the most revered athletes of all time In the wake of his retirement from professional basketball, Kobe "The Black Mamba" Bryant has decided to share his vast knowledge and understanding of the game to take readers on an unprecedented journey to the core of the legendary "Mamba mentality." Citing an obligation and an opportunity to teach young players, hardcore fans, and devoted students...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Nonfiction • Sports & Recreation

Mandatory Minimum Sentences

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Mandatory Minimum Sentences - 2019

Summary: Is it fair to remove judicial discretion when sentencing criminals for certain crimes? This volume presents a wide diversity of opinions from an array of experts on the impact of mandatory minimum sentencing on crime, including the "three strikes" law. Readers are asked to examine the inherent fairness of mandatory sentences. Are they discriminatory? Do they usurp judicial power and result in overcrowded prisons? Or do they protect children and deter repeat offenders? Experts also weigh in on alternatives to mandatory sentences.

Genres: Law • Nonfiction • Young Adult Nonfiction

The Many Deaths of Scott Koblish

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The Many Deaths of Scott Koblish - 2018

by Scott Koblish

Summary: Marvel Comics artist Scott Koblish has been illustrating his own demise for many years in morbidly funny, 4-panel black-and-white comics. He's the one person struck by a comet, suddenly overrun by a pack of baboons, resting under the precarious rock tipped by a single bird, or the target of his daughter's (of course homicidal) teddy bear come to life. Though it's always Scott on the receiving end, the comics perfectly capture that irrational feeling we all have that everything can go very wrong...  read more »

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Marooned

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Marooned - 2018

by Joseph Kelly

Summary: For readers of Nathaniel Philbrick; s Mayflower , a groundbreaking history that makes the case for replacing Plymouth Rock with Jamestown as America; s founding myth. We all know the great American origin story. It begins with an exodus. Fleeing religious persecution, the hardworking, pious Pilgrims thrived in the wilds of New England, where they built their fabled city on a hill. Legend goes that the colony in Jamestown was a false start, offering a cautionary tale. Lazy louts hunted gold till...  read more »

Genres: History & Culture • Nonfiction

Master the GRE 2019

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Master the GRE 2019 - 2019

by Peterson's

Summary: 7 full-length practice tests = 4 inside and 3 online - all with detailed answer explanations; over 700 practice questions to boost your test prep confidence; diagnostic test to help you evaluate your strengths and weaknesses.

Genres: Business, Investing & Careers • Nonfiction

The Mayflower and the Pilgrims;  New World

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The Mayflower and the Pilgrims; New World - 2008

by Nathaniel Philbrick

Summary: After a journey across the Atlantic, the Mayflower's passengers were saved from destruction with the help of the natives of the Plymouth region. For fifty years, peace was maintained as Pilgrims and Natives worked together. But that trust was broken with the next generation of leaders, and conflict erupted that nearly wiped out English and natives alike.

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • History & Culture • Nonfiction

McGraw-Hill Education 5 TEAS Practice Tests, Third Edition

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McGraw-Hill Education 5 TEAS Practice Tests, Third Edition - 2017

by Kathy A. Zahler

Summary: Before you can get into some nursing schools, you need to get a high score on the TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills). This book will get you the results you desire. The book offers 5 full-length TEAS practice tests just like the real exam, with answers and complete explanations for every question. You not only know the right answers but understand why they are correct. You will also get intensive practice with TEAS-style questions in reading, mathematics, science, and English and language usage.

Genres: Business, Investing & Careers • Nonfiction

Mediterranean Paleo Cooking: Over 150 Fresh Coastal Recipes for a Relaxed, Gluten-Free Lifestyle

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Mediterranean Paleo Cooking: Over 150 Fresh Coastal Recipes for a Relaxed, Gluten-Free Lifestyle - 2014

by Caitlin Weeks NC

Summary: This book showcases a wide variety of creative recipes that are Paleo-friendly -- no gluten, grains, inflammatory oils, dairy, or refined sweeteners. These flavorful dishes combine traditional food from southern Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East with the healthful principles of a Paleo diet. With over 150 recipes, two 30-day meal plans (one for general health and one for those following an autoimmune protocol), shopping lists, cooking tips, and more, this cookbook helps readers become...  read more »

Genres: Cooking, Food & Wine • Nonfiction • Regional & International • Special Diet

Milk Street: Tuesday Nights: More than 200 Simple Weeknight Suppers that Deliver Bold Flavor, Fast

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Milk Street: Tuesday Nights: More than 200 Simple Weeknight Suppers that Deliver Bold Flavor, Fast - 2018

by Christopher Kimball

Summary: A collection of quick recipes for weeknight dining, inspired by Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Television show, include such dishes as yakiudon with pickled ginger, pork schnitzel, kale and white bean soup, Indonesian fried tofu salad, and three-cheese pizza.

Genres: Cooking, Food & Wine • Nonfiction • Quick & Easy • Regional & Internationa

A Mind Unraveled: A Memoir

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A Mind Unraveled: A Memoir - 2018

by Kurt Eichenwald

Summary: The compelling story of the author's ongoing struggle with epilepsy -- his torturous decision to keep his condition a secret to avoid discrimination, and his ensuing decades-long battle to not only survive, but to thrive. Written with brutal and affecting honesty, Kurt Eichenwald, who was diagnosed with epilepsy as a teenager, details the abuses he faced while incapacitated post-seizure, the discrimination he fought that almost cost him his education and employment, and the darkest moments when...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Health & Fitness • Nonfiction • Religion & Spirituality • Self Development

Minecraft Beginner; s Guide

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Minecraft Beginner; s Guide - 2016

by James Zeiger

Summary: Learn what it takes to get started in the world of Minecraft, from how to gather resources to building your first structures.

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • Nonfiction • Science & Technology

Minecraft Hacks

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Minecraft Hacks - 2014

by Megan Miller

Summary: A New York Times Best Seller! With more than 100 million registered players, Minecraft has taken control of gamers all over the world. With Hacks for Minecrafters , you; ll be able to take back that control! Only with the help found in Hacks for Minecrafters will you be able to craft your world exactly how you want it to look, all while discovering the hidden gems of the game. In this hacker; s guide, you; ll find expertise on: Mining—including diamonds and rare minerals!...  read more »

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • Nonfiction • Science & Technology • Sports & Recreation

Mob Psycho 100 Volume 1

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Mob Psycho 100 Volume 1 - 2018

by ONE

Summary: Do you or someone you know need an exorcist who works cheap? Reigen's your guy! What's his secret to busting ghosts while keeping prices low? Well, first, he's a fraud, and second, he pays the guy who's got the real psychic power --his student assistant Shigeo -- less than minimum wage. Shigeo is an awkward but kind boy whose urge to help others and get along with them is bound up with the mental safety locks he's placed on his own emotions. Reigen knows he needs to exploit Shigeo to stay in...  read more »

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Modern HERstory

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Modern HERstory - 2018

by Blair Imani

Summary: An inspiring and radical celebration of 70 women, girls, and gender nonbinary people who have changed—and are still changing—the world, from the Civil Rights Movement and Stonewall riots through Black Lives Matter and beyond. With a radical and inclusive approach to history, Modern HERstory profiles and celebrates seventy women and nonbinary champions of progressive social change in a bold, colorful, illustrated format for all ages. Despite making huge contributions to the...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • History & Culture • Nonfiction

Modern Vegan Baking: The Ultimate Resource for Sweet and Savory Baked Goods

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Modern Vegan Baking: The Ultimate Resource for Sweet and Savory Baked Goods - 2018

by Gretchen Price

Summary: The ultimate guide to real vegan baking, this book is your best resource for creative, substitution-free treats that are both savory and sweet. With new ingredients like agave, arrowroot, and aquafaba, vegan baking is every bit as delicious and exciting as traditional baking. Mixing inventive ingredients and cutting-edge methods, Gretchen Price, the professional vegan baker and blogger behind Gretchen's Vegan Bakery, shows just how delicious substitution-free cooking can be. With 125 recipes,...  read more »

Genres: Baking • Cooking, Food & Wine • Nonfiction • Vegetarian & Vegan

Moon Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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Moon Great Smoky Mountains National Park - 2017

by Jason Frye

Summary: The Smokies teem with both color and music: green mountains and purple mist, the songs of birds and the strum of banjos. This book tells you what you need to know to plan the perfect trip: itineraries ranging from one day to a full week; the best hiking, biking, zip lining, and rafting options; tips on avoiding crowds and exploring the less-visited areas of the park; and where to stay inside and outside the parks, including the best places to pitch a tent, park your RV, or relax at an upscale...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Sports & Recreation • Trave

Moon Honolulu & Oahu

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Moon Honolulu & Oahu - 2016

by Kevin Whitton

Summary: With cosmopolitan Honolulu, resort playground Waikiki, and world-class surf on the North Shore, Oahu is the heartbeat of the Hawaiian Islands. This book tells you what you need to know to plan the perfect trip: the best beaches for surfing, snorkeling, and playing in the waves; where to see stunning sea life like turtles, seals, and dolphins up close; honeymoon hot spots for dining, outdoor adventures, and sunset romance; and tips for exploring the Pearl Harbor historic sites. Includes suggested itineraries for day plans for each region, rainy-day options, and a week-long adventure.

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

Moon Machu Picchu: With Lima, Cusco & the Inca Trail

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Moon Machu Picchu: With Lima, Cusco & the Inca Trail - 2018

by Ryan Dube

Summary: Dawn reveals ancient stonework backed by the towering Andes -- the fusion of natural and man-made beauty, built in harmony with earth and sky. Machu Picchu, center of the lost Inca empire, is yours to explore. This book gives you what you need to know to make this trip possible: advice on choosing guides, tours, and means of transportation ; details on planning a trek -- including how to decide which of the Inca trails is right for you ; information on how to get there, how long it will take,...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Sports & Recreation • Trave

Moon Michigan's Upper Peninsula

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Moon Michigan's Upper Peninsula - 2018

by Paul Vachon

Summary: Discover a northern paradise in the breathtaking landscapes and unspoiled wilderness of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. This book tells you what you need to know to plan the perfect trip: itineraries ranging from a weekend on Mackinac Island to a week exploring the eastern or western peninsula; advice on outdoor recreation, including the best hikes, camping spots, and waterfalls; tips for vacationing in every season, from leaf-peeping in fall to skiing in winter; where to find wildlife, including...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Sports & Recreation • Trave

Moon Minneapolis & St. Paul

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Moon Minneapolis & St. Paul - 2016

by Tricia Cornell

Summary: Identifies the best sights, activities, restaurants, nightlife, and accommodations in the Twin Cities.

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

Moon New Mexico

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Moon New Mexico - 2017

by Zora O'Neill

Summary: Travel writer Zora O'Neill shares her expert perspective on New Mexico, guiding you on a memorable and unique experience. Whether you're museum-hopping in Santa Fe or exploring the vast beauty of the desert, this guide has activities for every traveler. With itineraries like Not Just Hot Tamales and Weird and Wonderful, expertly crafted maps, gorgeous photos, and Zora's trustworthy advice, this book provides the tools for planning your perfect trip. It covers can't-miss sights and the best destinations including: Santa Fe, Taos, and Albuquerque.

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

Moon Texas

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Moon Texas - 2017

by Andy Rhodes

Summary: A guide to traveling in Texas that provides information on the state's landmarks, activities, attractions, restaurants, accommodations, tours, and more.

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

Moon Wisconsin

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Moon Wisconsin - 2017

by Thomas Huhti

Summary: Born and bred "Cheesehead" Thomas Huhti offers an insider's view of Wisconsin, from the bars and pubs of Madison to the beaches and water parks of the Wisconsin Dells. Huhti is a perfect tour guide, providing unique trip ideas such as the Frank Lloyd Wright Tour. Packed with information on dining, transportation, and accommodations, this handbook has many options for a range of travel budgets. With advice on dining in Milwaukee and exploring the scenic lakeside towns of Door County, Moon Wisconsin gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

Moon Wisconsin's Door County

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Moon Wisconsin's Door County - 2017

by Thomas Huhti

Summary: Soak up stunning coastlines, picturesque villages, and classic Midwestern charm with Moon Wisconsin's Door County.

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

Moon Wyoming

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Moon Wyoming - 2017

by Carter G. Walker

Summary: Whether you're hoping to see bison and elk in Yellowstone National Park or check out the art scene and style of Jackson Hole and Cody, this book has activities for every traveler. With itineraries like "Biggest Parties in the West" and "Where the Wild Things Are," expertly crafted maps, gorgeous photos, and Carter's trustworthy advice, the guide provides the tools for planning your perfect trip. It covers can't-miss sights and the best destinations including: Yellowstone National Park, Grand...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

Moon Zion & Bryce: Including Arches, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, Grand Staircase-Escalante &

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Moon Zion & Bryce: Including Arches, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, Grand Staircase-Escalante & - 2017

by W. C. McRae

Summary: Seasoned travel guide authors W. C. McRae and Judy Jewell share their expert perspective on Zion and Bryce National Parks, guiding you to a memorable and unique experience. Whether you're hiking the remote corners of Canyonlands, mountain biking in Slickrock Canyon, or finding the best brewpub in Moab, this travel guide has activities for every traveller. With interesting itineraries, expertly crafted maps, gorgeous photos, and W. C. and Judy's trustworthy advice, the guide provides the tools for planning your perfect trip.

Genres: Nonfiction • Sports & Recreation • Trave

The Moth Presents All These Wonders

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The Moth Presents All These Wonders - 2017

by Catherine Burns

Summary: " Wonderful." — Michiko Kakutani, New York Times Celebrating the 20th anniversary of storytelling phenomenon The Moth, 45 unforgettable true stories about risk, courage, and facing the unknown, drawn from the best ever told on their stages Carefully selected by the creative minds at The Moth, and adapted to the page to preserve the raw energy of live storytelling, All These Wonders features voices both familiar and new. Alongside Louis C.K., Tig Notaro, John Turturro, and Meg Wolitzer,...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Language Arts & Disciplines • Nonfiction • Performing Arts

Moyers on Democracy

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Moyers on Democracy - 2008

by Bill Moyers

Summary: From the famed broadcaster and one of the nation's most-admired public figures, this collection of blisteringly eloquent speeches delivers inspiring words that embody the best of the American spirit. Timely topics addressed include the proper place of religion in public life; the mounting environmental crisis; the struggle to keep public television and radio free of political manipulation and ideological censorship; the appalling culture of corruption and influence-peddling that has nearly...  read more »

Genres: Americas • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Politics & Government • United States

My Diarrhe

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My Diarrhe - 2018

by Miranda Sings

Summary: Humorous diary of YouTube personality Miranda Sings -- alter ego of comedian Colleen Ballinger -- that includes pages from Miranda's baby book, poems from her years as an emotional teen, secrets from her dating life, and stories from her rise to fame.

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Humor • Literature & Fiction • Nonfiction

My Morning Routine: How Successful People Start Every Day Inspired

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My Morning Routine: How Successful People Start Every Day Inspired - 2018

by Benjamin Spall

Summary: Marie Kondo performs a quick tidying ritual to quiet her mind before leaving the house. The president of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios, Ed Catmull, mixes three shots of espresso with three scoops of cocoa powder and two sweeteners. Fitness expert Jillian Michaels doesn't set an alarm, because her five-year-old jolts her from sleep by jumping into bed for a cuddle every morning. Part instruction manual, part someone else's diary, the authors interviewed sixty-four of today's most...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Self Development

My Twenty-Five Years in Provence: Reflections on Then and Now

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My Twenty-Five Years in Provence: Reflections on Then and Now - 2018

by Peter Mayle

Summary: Peter Mayle, champion of all things Provence, here in a final volume of all new writing, offers vivid recollections from his twenty-five years in the South of France -- lessons learned, culinary delights enjoyed, and changes observed. Twenty-five years ago, Peter Mayle and his wife, Jennie, were rained out of a planned two weeks on the Co^te d'Azur. In search of sunlight, they set off for Aix-en-Provence; enchanted by the world and life they found there, they soon decided to uproot their lives...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Europe • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Travel • World

National Geographic Guide to State Parks of the United States, 5th Edition

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National Geographic Guide to State Parks of the United States, 5th Edition - 2018

by National Geographic

Summary: Profiles over nine hundred fifty state parks in the United States. Arranged by region, they are accompanied by color maps and photographs, as well as information on camping, lodging, and things to see and do.

Genres: Nonfiction • Sports & Recreation • Trave

National Geographic Guide to the National Parks of the United States, 6th Edition

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National Geographic Guide to the National Parks of the United States, 6th Edition - 2016

by National Geographic

Summary: In time for the National Park's 100th birthday, this guide is updated with all new text, 300 photographs and 80 maps, and design. National Geographic writers hit all 59 national parks -- including Pinnacles, the newest in the crown -- for intensive on-the-ground research. Practical and comprehensive coverage includes engaging, individual park descriptions and brief history, travel planning tips, itineraries and directions, activities, park lodges and hotels, visitor center contact information,...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

National Geographic Readers: Planets

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National Geographic Readers: Planets - 2012

by Elizabeth Carney

Summary: This brilliantly illustrated book taps into children; s natural curiosity about the vast world of space. This level two reader, written in simple language that is easy for young readers to understand, introduces children to our solar system, including all of the planets and dwarf planets, and lots of fascinating fun facts. This reader helps cultivate the explorers of tomorrow! This high-interest, educationally vetted series of beginning readers features the magnificent images of National...  read more »

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Easy Readers • Children's Nonfiction Books • Nonfiction • Science & Technology

The Navy

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The Navy - 2000

Summary: To mark the 225th anniversary of the United States Navy, this volume documents the ships and weaponry, campaigns, accomplishments, and people who have played a key role in its evolution and describes its present organization, mission, and life.

Genres: History & Culture • Military • Nonfiction • Politics & Government

NCLEX-RN 2017 Strategies, Practice and Review with Practice Test

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NCLEX-RN 2017 Strategies, Practice and Review with Practice Test - 2017

by Kaplan Nursing

Summary: Passing the NCLEX-RN exam is not just about what you know -- it's about how you think. With expert critical thinking strategies and targeted practice, this book shows you how to leverage your content knowledge to think like a nurse.

Genres: Business, Investing & Careers • Health & Fitness • Nonfiction

Net Neutrality

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Net Neutrality - 2019

Summary: Is a free and open Internet a hallmark of democracy? Net neutrality advocates are fighting for government regulation and protection of this relatively new frontier. They believe that the Internet is now a basic human need and argue that defined rules are essential to the protection of customers and to the encouragement of innovation. Detractors worry that too much government oversight discourages innovation and investment. The viewpoints in this informative anthology are written by experts with...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Technology • Young Adult Nonfiction

Never Ran, Never Will: Boyhood and Football in a Changing American Inner City

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Never Ran, Never Will: Boyhood and Football in a Changing American Inner City - 2018

by Albert Samaha

Summary: This uplifting story of a youth football team shines light on a group of preteen boys fighting for upward mobility while on the frontlines of monumental shifts in America, living in a community eroding from gentrification and playing a sport threatened by a growing understanding of its risks. This book tells the story of the working-class, mostly black neighborhood of Brownsville, Brooklyn; its proud youth football team, the Mo Better Jaguars; and the young boys who are often at the center of...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Sports & Recreation

Nevertheless, We Persisted: 48 Voices of Defiance, Strength, and Courage

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Nevertheless, We Persisted: 48 Voices of Defiance, Strength, and Courage - 2018

Summary: A powerful collection of essays from actors, activists, athletes, politicians, musicians, writers, and teens, each writing about a time in their youth when they were held back because of their race, gender, or sexual identity -- but persisted. Among others: actress Alia Shawkat was told she was too "ethnic" for parts. Former NFL player Wade Davis bullied other gay classmates in an attempt to hide his own sexuality. Holocaust survivor Fanny Starr tells of her harrowing time in Auschwitz, where...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Nonfiction • Self Development • Young Adult Nonfiction

The New Essentials Cookbook: A Modern Guide to Better Cooking

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The New Essentials Cookbook: A Modern Guide to Better Cooking - 2018

Summary: Grow your kitchen abilities while developing a knockout repertoire of essential dishes for every occasion, from simple meals to dinner-party centerpieces. As you progress throughout this book, you will not only make great-tasting food but actually learn how to think like a cook, gaining a deeper understanding of ingredients, better techniques, and learning the secrets we use in the test kitchen to take every dish to the next level.

Genres: Cooking, Food & Wine • Nonfiction • Quick & Easy • Regional & International • Special Diet

Nine Pints

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Nine Pints - 2018

by Rose George

Summary: An eye-opening exploration of blood, the lifegiving substance with the power of taboo, the value of diamonds and the promise of breakthrough science Blood carries life, yet the sight of it makes people faint. It is a waste product and a commodity pricier than oil. It can save lives and transmit deadly infections. Each one of us has roughly nine pints of it, yet many don; t even know their own blood type. And for all its ubiquitousness, the few tablespoons of blood discharged by 800 million...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Science & Technology

Ninjas and Samurai

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Ninjas and Samurai - 2014

by Mary Pope Osborne

Summary: Track the facts with Jack and Annie! When Jack and Annie came back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #5: Night of the Ninjas, they had lots of questions. What did it mean to be a ninja or a samurai? Did they really have special abilities? What was life like for them in ancient Japan? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts behind some of history; s most intriguing and secretive figures. Filled with up-to-date information, photographs,...  read more »

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • History & Culture • Nonfiction

The Oath and the Office: A Guide to the Constitution for Future Presidents

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The Oath and the Office: A Guide to the Constitution for Future Presidents - 2018

by Corey Brettschneider

Summary: Constitutional law scholar and political science professor Corey Brettschneider guides us through the Constitution and explains the powers -- and limits -- that it places on the presidency. From the document itself and from American history's most famous court cases, we learn why certain powers were granted to the presidency, how the Bill of Rights limits those powers, and what "the people" can do to influence the nation's highest public office -- including, if need be, removing the person in...  read more »

Genres: Law • Nonfiction • Politics & Government

The Odd 1s Out: How to Be Cool and Other Things I Definitely Learned from Growing Up

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The Odd 1s Out: How to Be Cool and Other Things I Definitely Learned from Growing Up - 2018

by James Rallison

Summary: Like any shy teen turned young adult, Rallison is used to being on the outside looking in. He wasn't partying in high school or winning football games like his older brother; instead, he posted comics on the Internet. Now, he's ready to share his hard-earned advice from his 21 years of life -- in the funny, relatable voice his fans love. Growing up as the "odd one out" he picked up life lessons along the way, lessons that he now shares tongue-in-cheek.

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

The Old Farmer's Almanac 2019

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The Old Farmer's Almanac 2019 - 2018

by Old Farmer's Almanac

Summary: The timeless reference book returns with full color pages; color weather-forecast maps; weather predictions; astronomical data; gardening advice; recipes; articles on fishing, raising animals, laughter, and more; ideas, hints, and charts that provide simple solutions for everyday challenges; and much more.

Genres: Agricultural Sciences • Nature • Nonfiction • Science • Technology

On Your Mark, Get Set, Grow!

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On Your Mark, Get Set, Grow! - 2009

by Lynda Madaras

Summary: Recognizing a need for puberty education books for younger children, award-winning author Lynda Madaras published Ready, Set, Grow!: A "What; s Happening to My Body?" Book for Younger Girls in 2003 to widespread acclaim. Now, in her uniquely straightforward, warm, and funny style, Madaras introduces On Your Mark, Get Set, Grow!: A "What; s Happening to My Body?" Book for Younger Boys. Responding to real-life questions and concerns from younger boys about their changing bodies, Madaras covers a...  read more »

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • Family & Relationships • Nonfiction

One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy

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One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy - 2018

by Carol Anderson

Summary: Focusing on the aftermath of Shelby, Anderson follows the astonishing story of government-dictated racial discrimination unfolding before our very eyes as more and more states adopt voter suppression laws. In gripping, enlightening details she explains how voter suppression works, from photo ID requirements to gerrymandering to poll closures. And with vivid characters, she explores the resistance: the organizing, activism, and court battles to restore the basic right to vote to all Americans as the nation gears up for the 2018 midterm elections.

Genres: Americas • History & Culture • Nonfiction • Politics & Government • United States

One Wild Bird at a Time

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One Wild Bird at a Time - 2016

by Bernd Heinrich

Summary: The acclaimed scientist; s encounters with individual wild birds, yielding "marvelous, mind-altering" ( Los Angeles Times ) insights and discoveries In his modern classics One Man; s Owl and Mind of the Raven, Bernd Heinrich has written memorably about his relationships with wild ravens and a great horned owl. In One Wild Bird at a Time, Heinrich returns to his great love: close, day-to-day observations of individual wild birds. There are countless books on bird behavior, but Heinrich argues...  read more »

Genres: Nature • Nonfiction

Only One Life: How a Woman's Every Day Shapes an Eternal Legacy

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Only One Life: How a Woman's Every Day Shapes an Eternal Legacy - 2018

by Jackie Green

Summary: Inspiring examples of Christian women throughout history who rose to the challenges of their times, answered the call to leadership, and in doing so, established a powerful legacy.

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Nonfiction • Religion & Spirituality

Over and Under the Snow

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Over and Under the Snow - 2012

by Kate Messner

Summary: Over the snow, the world is hushed and white. But under the snow exists a secret kingdom of squirrels and snow hares, bears and bullfrogs, and many other animals that live through the winter safe and warm, awake and busy, under the snow. Discover the wonder and activity that lies beneath winter s snowy landscape in this magical book.

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • Nature • Nonfiction

Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the

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Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the - 2018

by Eric Klinenberg

Summary: An eminent sociologist offers an inspiring blueprint for rebuilding our fractured society. We are living in a time of deep divisions. Americans are sorting themselves along racial, religious, and cultural lines, leading to a level of polarization that the country hasn't seen since the Civil War. Pundits and politicians are calling for us to come together, to find common purpose. But how, exactly, can this be done? In this book, Eric Klinenberg suggests a way forward. He believes that the future...  read more »

Genres: Earth Sciences • Family & Relationships • Nonfiction • Politics & Government • Science • Technology

The Paradigm

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The Paradigm - 2017

by Jonathan Cahn

Summary: NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER INSTANT NATIONAL BEST SELLER!! Debuted at No. 5 on the New York Times Best Seller list, as well as at No. 5 on Wall Street Journal and No. 6 on the Publisher; s Weekly lists. ​ Over 300K copies sold Over 1,000 5***** Star Reviews FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLING AUTHOR OF THE HARBINGER , THE MYSTERY OF THE SHEMITAH, THE BOOK OF MYSTERIES , AND THE PARADIGM WITH OVER 3 MILLION COPIES SOLD This May Be the Most Explosive and Amazing Thing You; ve Ever Read Is it...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Religion & Spirituality

Parenting Children with Mental Health Challenges

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Parenting Children with Mental Health Challenges - 2018

by Deborah Vlock

Summary: Parenting Children with Mental Health Challenges: A Guide to Life with Emotionally Complex Kids offers overwhelmed readers guidance, solidarity, and hope. The author, a "mental-health mom" who; s survived indignity, exhaustion, and the heartbreak of loving a child with multiple mental-health disorders, writes with frankness and occasional humor about the hardest parenting job on earth. Drawing on her own experiences and those of other parents, plus tips from mental health professionals, Vlock...  read more »

Genres: Family & Relationships • Nonfiction

Patterns at the Zoo

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Patterns at the Zoo - 2018

by Bela Davis

Summary: This title will teach kids what patterns they can find at the zoo. Text and images complement each other so that readers can easily learn what patterns are and how to recognize them the next time they visit their local zoo. Abdo Kids Junior is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • Nonfiction

PDR Nurse's Drug Handbook 2017

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PDR Nurse's Drug Handbook 2017 - 2016

by PDR Staff

Summary: Provides easy access to indication, dosage, interaction, and contraindication information for the latest updated and newly approved FDA-regulated drugs.

Genres: Health & Fitness • Nonfiction

Pennsylvania Avenue: Profiles in Backroom Power

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Pennsylvania Avenue: Profiles in Backroom Power - 2008

by John Harwood

Summary: A new class of politician and radically different ways of conducting business now exist in Washington. Through stories of party strategists, money men, policy-makers, fixers, socialites, lobbyists, spinners, deal-makers, and more, authors Harwood and Seib explore the great political transformations that have fundamentally altered the relationship between Americans and their government.

Genres: Nonfiction • Politics & Government

Pink Is for Blobfish

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Pink Is for Blobfish - 2016

by Jess Keating

Summary: Pinkalicious meets National Geographic in this nonfiction picture book introducing the weirdest, wildest, pinkest critters in the animal kingdom! Some people think pink is a pretty color. A fluffy, sparkly, princess-y color. But it; s so much more. Sure, pink is the color of princesses and bubblegum, but it; s also the color of monster slugs and poisonous insects. Not to mention ultra-intelligent dolphins, naked mole rats and bizarre, bloated blobfish. Isn; t it about time to rethink pink? Slip...  read more »

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • Nonfiction • Science & Technology

The Plant Paradox Cookbook: 100 Delicious Recipes to Help You Lose Weight, Heal Your Gut, and Live

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The Plant Paradox Cookbook: 100 Delicious Recipes to Help You Lose Weight, Heal Your Gut, and Live - 2018

by Dr. Steven R Gundry M.D.

Summary: In "The Plant Paradox," cardiac surgeon Dr. Steven Gundry introduced readers to the hidden toxins lurking in seemingly healthy foods like tomatoes, zucchini, quinoa, and brown rice: a class of plant-based proteins called lectins. Many people are familiar with one of the most predominant lectins: gluten, which is found in wheat and other grains. But while cutting out the bread and going gluten-free is relatively straightforward, going lectin-free is no small task. Now, in this companion...  read more »

Genres: Cooking by Ingredient • Cooking, Food & Wine • Health & Fitness • Nonfiction • Self Development • Special Diet

The Plot to Kill Hitler

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The Plot to Kill Hitler - 2016

by Patricia Mccormick

Summary: Perfect for fans of suspenseful nonfiction such as books by Steve Sheinkin, this is a page-turning narrative about Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a pastor and pacifist who became an unlikely hero during World War II and took part in a plot to kill Hitler. Written by two-time National Book Award finalist Patricia McCormick, author of Sold and Never Fall Down and coauthor of the young reader; s edition of I Am Malala. It was April 5, 1943, and the Gestapo would arrive any minute. Dietrich Bonhoeffer had...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • History & Culture • Nonfiction

Podcasting For Dummies

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Podcasting For Dummies - 2017

by Tee Morris

Summary: More people than ever are turning to podcasts for on-demand, mobile entertainment and information. Podcasting This book offers a fast and easy way to get the know-how you need to produce and distribute one of your very own. Written by a pair of podcasting pioneers, this book shares insight on the technology behind recording, editing, and sharing podcasts, along with tips and tricks on how to produce a pro-level podcast.

Genres: Internet & Social Media • Nonfiction • Performing Arts • Technology

Portage Into The Past

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Portage Into The Past - 1999

by J. Arnold Bolz

Summary: To recapture the colorful past of the Minnesota-Ontario boundary lakes region, J. Arnold Bolz traveled an early canoe route from Grand Portage on Lake Superior through the Quetico-Superior area to Rainy Lake. Using descriptions found in early diaries and travel accounts, he relates his experiences to those of the explorers, trappers, and voyageurs who preceded him. Through their eyes, he sees the landmarks along the route and finds that the lakes and rivers, as well as the thrill of exploring,...  read more »

Genres: Americas • Biology • History & Culture • Nature • Nature & Ecology • Nonfiction • Science • Sports & Recreation • Technology • Travel • United States

Power Boating For Dummies

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Power Boating For Dummies - 2009

by Randy Vance

Summary: A guide to power boating for both new and experienced boaters. It advises readers of necessary boating supplies, safety concerns and equipment, accessories, and includes locations of boating facilities, and how to safely pilot the ship.

Genres: Nonfiction • Sports & Recreation

Practical Paleo, 2nd Edition

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Practical Paleo, 2nd Edition - 2016

by Diane Sanfilippo

Summary: This book explains why avoiding both processed foods and foods commonly marketed as "healthy" -- like grains, legumes, and pasteurized dairy -- will improve how people look and feel and lead to lasting weight loss. This second edition has been updated to include new information, answer common questions, and make it even easier for you to customize your diet to meet your personal health goals. Includes two new chapters, three new 30-day meal plans, 40+ new recipes, a new guide to special...  read more »

Genres: Cooking, Food & Wine • Health & Fitness • Nonfiction • Self Development • Special Diet

Prayer

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Prayer - 2014

by Timothy Keller

Summary: Renowned pastor and New York Times bestselling author of The Prodigal Prophet Timothy Keller explores the power of prayer. Christians are taught in their churches and schools that prayer is the most powerful way to experience God. But few receive instruction or guidance in how to make prayer genuinely meaningful. In Prayer , renowned pastor Timothy Keller delves into the many facets of this everyday act. With his trademark insights and energy, Keller offers biblical guidance as well as specific...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Religion & Spirituality

Presidents of War

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Presidents of War - 2018

by Michael Beschloss

Summary: From a pre-eminent presidential historian comes a groundbreaking and often surprising saga of America's wartime chief executives. Ten years in the research and writing, this book is a fresh, magisterial, intimate look at a procession of American leaders as they took the nation into conflict and mobilized their country for victory. It brings us into the room as they make the most difficult decisions that face any President, at times sending hundreds of thousands of American men and women to...  read more »

Genres: Americas • History & Culture • Military • Nonfiction • Politics & Government • United States

Pride

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Pride - 2016

by Robin Stevenson

Summary: For LGBTQ people and their supporters, Pride events are an opportunity to honor the past, protest injustice, and celebrate a diverse and vibrant community. The high point of Pride, the Pride Parade, is spectacular and colorful. But there is a whole lot more to Pride than rainbow flags and amazing outfits. How did Pride come to be? And what does Pride mean to the people who celebrate it?

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • History & Culture • Nonfiction

Pride

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Pride - 2018

by Rob Sanders

Summary: Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Rainbow Pride Flag with the very first picture book to tell its remarkable and inspiring history! In this deeply moving and empowering true story, young readers will trace the life of the Gay Pride Flag, from its beginnings in 1978 with social activist Harvey Milk and designer Gilbert Baker to its spanning of the globe and its role in today; s world. Award-winning author Rob Sanders; s stirring text, and acclaimed illustrator Steven Salerno; s evocative...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • History & Culture • Nonfiction

Quarterback

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Quarterback - 2018

by John Feinstein

Summary: A major new book from #1 New York Times bestseller and sports-writing legend John Feinstein, QUARTERBACK dives deep into the most coveted and hallowed position in the NFL - exploring the stories of five top quarterbacks and taking readers inside their unique experiences of playing the position and holding the keys to their multi-billion-dollar teams. In the mighty National Football League, one player becomes the face of a franchise, one player receives all the accolades and all the blame, and...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Sports & Recreation

A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns

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A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns - 2018

by Archie Bongiovanni

Summary: Archie, a snarky genderqueer artist, is tired of people not understanding gender-neutral pronouns. Tristan, a cisgender dude, is looking for an easy way to introduce gender-neutral pronouns to his increasingly diverse workplace. The longtime best friends team up in this short and fun comic guide that explains what pronouns are, why they matter, and how to use them. They also include what to do if you make a mistake, and some tips-and-tricks for those who identify outside of the binary to keep themselves safe in this binary-centric world.

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory

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Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory - 2001

by David W. Blight

Summary: No historical event has left as deep an imprint on America's collective memory as the Civil War. In the war's aftermath, Americans had to embrace and cast off a traumatic past. David Blight explores the perilous path of remembering and forgetting, and reveals its tragic costs to race relations and America's national reunion. THis book is a history of how the unity of white America was purchased through the increasing segregation of black and white memory of the Civil War. Blight delves deeply...  read more »

Genres: Americas • History & Culture • Nonfiction • United States

Ready, Set, Grow!

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Ready, Set, Grow! - 2009

by Lynda Madaras

Summary: Ready, Set, Grow! Young girls before the onset ofpuberty have a curiosity abouttheir soon-to-be changing bodiesthat needs addressing in a simplerway than for their older sisters. InMadaras; s proven, trust-worthy,friendly voice and style, this entirelynew book now brings them thesame kind of thoughtful, down-toearthinformation--but at a readingand comprehension level that; sjust right for them. Responding throughout to reallifequestions and observationsfrom younger girls, Madarasexplores the...  read more »

Genres: Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • Health & Fitness • Nonfiction

Real Friends

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Real Friends - 2017

by Shannon Hale

Summary: "Fresh and funny." — New York Times Book Review Newbery Honor author Shannon Hale and New York Times bestselling illustrator LeUyen Pham join forces in this graphic memoir about how hard it is to find your real friends—and why it; s worth the journey. When best friends are not forever . . . Shannon and Adrienne have been best friends ever since they were little. But one day, Adrienne starts hanging out with Jen, the most popular girl in class and the leader of a circle of friends...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Children's Books • Children's Nonfiction Books • History & Culture • Nonfiction

The Real Lolita

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The Real Lolita - 2018

by Sarah Weinman

Summary: "The Real Lolita is a tour de force of literary detective work. Not only does it shed new light on the terrifying true saga that influenced Nabokov; s masterpiece, it restores the forgotten victim to our consciousness." —David Grann, author of Killers of the Flower Moon Vladimir Nabokov; s Lolita is one of the most beloved and notorious novels of all time. And yet very few of its readers know that the subject of the novel was inspired by a real-life case: the 1948 abduction of...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • History & Culture • Nonfiction • True Crime

The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel That Scandalized the World

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The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel That Scandalized the World - 2018

by Sarah Weinman

Summary: In 1948, Sally Horner was just eleven years old when she was kidnapped by a man claiming to be an FBI agent. Seven years later, Vladimir Nabokov published Lolita, perhaps the most seminal novel of the twentieth century. Sarah Weinman's investigation into how the two are connected is a thrilling, heartbreaking mix of literary scholarship and true-crime writing.

Genres: Americas • Biographies & Memoirs • History & Culture • Nonfiction • True Crime • United States

The Red and the Blue

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The Red and the Blue - 2018

by Steve Kornacki

Summary: From MSNBC correspondent Steve Kornacki, a lively and sweeping history of the birth of political tribalism in the 1990s—one that brings critical new understanding to our current political landscape from Clinton to Trump In The Red and the Blue, cable news star and acclaimed journalist Steve Kornacki follows the twin paths of Bill Clinton and Newt Gingrich, two larger-than-life politicians who exploited the weakened structure of their respective parties to attain the highest offices. For...  read more »

Genres: History & Culture • Nonfiction • Politics & Government

Red Card: How the U.S. Blew the Whistle on the World's Biggest Sports Scandal

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