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AD After Death

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AD After Death - 2017

by Scott Snyder

Summary: What if we found a cure for death?
Two of comics' most acclaimed creators, SCOTT SNYDER (WYTCHES, Batman, American Vampire) and JEFF LEMIRE (DESCENDER, PLUTONA, Moon Knight, Sweet Tooth) unite to create an epic like no other, set in a future where a genetic cure for death has been found. Years after the discovery, one man starts to question everything, leading him on a mind-bending journey that will bring him face-to-face with his past and his own mortality.
A unique combination of...  read more »

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels • Nonfiction

Al Franken, Giant of the Senate

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Al Franken, Giant of the Senate - 2017

by Al Franken

Summary: #1 New York Times Bestseller "Flips the classic born-in-a-shack rise to political office tale on its head. I skipped meals to read this book - also unusual - because every page was funny. It made me deliriously happy." - Louise Erdrich, The New York Times p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 15.0px Tahoma; color: #212121; -webkit-text-stroke: #212121} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} From Senator Al Franken - #1 bestselling author and beloved SNL alum - comes the story of an award-winning...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Nonfiction • Politics & Government

Assassination Classroom, Vol. 10

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Assassination Classroom, Vol. 10 - 2016

by Yusei Matsui

Summary: Ever caught yourself screaming, "I could just kill that teacher"? What would it take to justify such antisocial behavior and weeks of detention? Especially if he's the best teacher you've ever had? Giving you an "F" on a quiz? Mispronouncing your name during roll call...again? How about blowing up the moon and threatening to do the same to Mother Earth-unless you take him out first?! Plus a reward of a cool 100 million from the Ministry of Defense! Okay, now that you're committed... How are you...  read more »

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels • Nonfiction

Assassination Classroom, Vol. 11

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Assassination Classroom, Vol. 11 - 2016

by Yusei Matsui

Summary: Ever caught yourself screaming, "I could just kill that teacher"? What would it take to justify such antisocial behavior and weeks of detention? Especially if he's the best teacher you've ever had? Giving you an "F" on a quiz? Mispronouncing your name during roll call...again? How about blowing up the moon and threatening to do the same to Mother Earth-unless you take him out first?! Plus a reward of a cool 100 million from the Ministry of Defense! Okay, now that you're committed... How are you...  read more »

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels • Nonfiction

Assassination Classroom, Vol. 12

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Assassination Classroom, Vol. 12 - 2016

by Yusei Matsui

Summary: What does a pathetic class of misfits have in their arsenal to combat their schoolteacher's alien technology, bizarre powers and...tentacles?!

Ever caught yourself screaming, "I could just kill that teacher"? What would it take to justify such antisocial behavior and weeks of detention? Especially if he's the best teacher you've ever had? Giving you an "F" on a quiz? Mispronouncing your name during roll call...again? How about blowing up the moon and threatening to do the same to Mother...  read more »

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels • Nonfiction

Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Civil War

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Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Civil War - 2017

by David Fisher

Summary: The newest installment in the New York Times #1 bestselling companion series to the Fox historical docudrama, Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies; The Civil War is a pulse-quickening account of the deadliest war in American history
From the birth of the Republican Party to the Confederacy's first convention, the Underground Railroad to the Emancipation Proclamation, the Battle of Gettysburg to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Civil War reveals the...  read more »

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

The Book on Negotiating Real Estate: Expert Strategies for Getting the Best Deals When Buying &

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The Book on Negotiating Real Estate: Expert Strategies for Getting the Best Deals When Buying & - 2017

by J Scott

Summary: Are you a wholesaler, rehabber, landlord, agent or any other real estate professional who wants to learn how to close more deals...and make more money in the process?
From expert real estate investors and best-selling authors J Scott, Mark Ferguson and Carol Scott, this is the only book you'll need to ensure you'll get the most deals -- and the best deals -- on all of your investment property! With over 1,000 successful real estate deals between them, the authors combine the science of...  read more »

Genres: Business, Investing & Careers • Nonfiction

Briggs Land Volume 1: State of Grace

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Briggs Land Volume 1: State of Grace - 2017

by Brian Wood

Summary: A critically-acclaimed crime epic set in an American secessionist militia compound mixing politics with complex family issues, from NYT bestselling author of DMZ. 

Now nominated for an Eisner Award!

Grace Briggs is the new head of the Briggs family, the largest and most secretive antigovernment secessionist movement in the United States. For over a hundred years it's been a safe harbor for anyone looking to live a simple, quiet life off the grid, but it has since devolved into a...  read more »

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels • Nonfiction

Bright Line Eating: The Science of Living Happy, Thin & Free

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Bright Line Eating: The Science of Living Happy, Thin & Free - 2017

by Susan Peirce Thompson

Summary: A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Foreword by John Robbins,  author of the international bestseller DIET FOR A NEW AMERICAIn this book, Susan Peirce Thompson, Ph.D. shares the groundbreaking weight-loss solution based on her highly acclaimed Bright Line Eating Boot Camps. Rooted in cutting-edge neuroscience, psychology, and biology, Bright Line Eating explains why people who are desperate to lose weight fail again and again: it's because the brain blocks weight loss.Bright Line Eating (BLE) is...  read more »

Genres: Health & Fitness • Nonfiction • Self Development

Cave Carson Has a Cybernetic Eye Vol. 1: Going Underground

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Cave Carson Has a Cybernetic Eye Vol. 1: Going Underground - 2017

by Gerard Way

Summary: DC's classic Silver Age hero is revived in CAVE CARSON HAS A CYBERNETIC EYE VOL. 1: GOING UNDERGROUND, the first chapter of a trailblazing new saga from artist Michael Avon Oeming (Powers) and writers Jonathan Rivera and My Chemical Romance's Gerard Way, the visionary founder of DC's Young Animal imprint!
 
Cave Carson was once the world's greatest underground adventurer-but that was a long time ago. When he settled down with his wife, Eileen, to raise their daughter, Chloe, he traded...  read more »

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels • Nonfiction

Cerebus, Volume 1

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Cerebus, Volume 1 - 2016

by Dave Sim

Summary: Book by Sim, DaveWelcome to Estarcion, the wildly absurd and funny world of Cerebus the Aardvark. This initial volume collects the first two years of stories from Dave Sim's 300-issue magnum opus (still in progress after 20 years). Don't be discouraged by the initially crude artwork or the silliness of the stories. It gets better--even noticeably within this volume. This first installment is the most valuable in preparing for the larger stories ahead. When we first meet Cerebus--a small, gray,...  read more »

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels • Nonfiction

Chew Omnivore Edition Volume 3

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Chew Omnivore Edition Volume 3 - 2013

by John Layman

Summary: Tony Chu is a detective with a secret. A weird secret. Tony Chu is cibopathic, which means he gets psychic impressions from whatever he eats. It also means he's a hell of a detective - as long as he doesn't mind nibbling on the corpse of a murder victim to figure out whodunit and why. He's been brought on by the Special Crimes Division of the FDA, the most powerful law enforcement agency on the planet, to investigate their strangest, sickest, and most bizarre cases. Winner of the 2011 Eisner...  read more »

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels • Nonfiction

Chew Omnivore Edition Volume 4

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Chew Omnivore Edition Volume 4 - 2014

by John Layman

Summary: A glorious Hardcover collection of CHEW #31-#40 with all the fixin's. Anthony and Antonelle Chu are fraternal twins. Tony and Toni. Each with their an extraordinary, albeit diametrically opposed, ability. Tony is Cibopathic, able to get psychic sensations of the past of anything he bites into or ingests. Toni is Cibovoyant, able to flash onto a vision of the future of any living thing she bit into or ingested.

Tony is alive. Toni is dead. Toni has been murdered. Tony has vowed to...  read more »

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels • Nonfiction

Chew Omnivore Edition Volume 5

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Chew Omnivore Edition Volume 5 - 2015

by John Layman

Summary: This gorgeous oversized edition collects the ninth and tenth storylines of the New York Times Best Selling, Harvey and multiple Eisner Award series, as well as the beloved one-shot CHEW: WARRIOR CHICKEN POYO.

Collects CHEW #41-#50 plus WARRIOR CHICKEN POYO. - Amazon

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels • Nonfiction

Chew Omnivore Edition Volume 6

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Chew Omnivore Edition Volume 6 - 2017

by John Layman

Summary: The final story arc of Tony Chu, the cibopathic federal agent with the ability to get psychic impressions from what he eats. Mysteries are solved, secrets are reveals and lives are lost. Many, many lives. This is the end of the line for the New York Times Best Selling, Harvey and multiple Eisner Award-winner series about cops, crooks, cooks, cannibals, and clairvoyants.
This gorgeous oversized edition collects the eleven and twelfth storylines of the New York Times Best Selling, Harvey and...  read more »

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels • Nonfiction

CHEW Omnivore Edition, Vol. 1

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CHEW Omnivore Edition, Vol. 1 - 2010

by John Layman

Summary: Tony Chu is a detective with a secret. A weird secret. Tony Chu is cibopathic, which means he gets psychic impressions from whatever he eats. It also means he's a hell of a detective - as long as he doesn't mind nibbling on the corpse of a murder victim to figure out whodunit and why. He's been brought on by the Special Crimes Division of the FDA, the most powerful law enforcement agency on the planet, to investigate their strangest, sickest and most bizarre cases. This gorgeous, oversized...  read more »

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels • Nonfiction

CHEW Omnivore Edition, Vol. 2

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CHEW Omnivore Edition, Vol. 2 - 2011

by John Layman

Summary: Tony Chu is a detective with a secret. A weird secret. Tony Chu is cibopathic, which means he gets psychic impressions from whatever he eats. It also means he's a hell of a detective - as long as he doesn't mind nibbling on the corpse of a murder victim to figure out whodunit and why. He's been brought on by the Special Crimes Division of the FDA, the most powerful law enforcement agency on the planet, to investigate their strangest, sickest, and most bizarre cases. - Amazon

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels • Nonfiction

Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom

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Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom - 2017

by Thomas E. Ricks

Summary: New York Times Bestseller

A dual biography of Winston Churchill and George Orwell, who preserved democracy from the threats of authoritarianism, from the left and right alike.

Both George Orwell and Winston Churchill came close to death in the mid-1930's-Orwell shot in the neck in a trench line in the Spanish Civil War, and Churchill struck by a car in New York City. If they'd died then, history would scarcely remember them. At the time, Churchill was a politician on the outs, his...  read more »

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

Clean Room Vol. 1: Immaculate Conception

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Clean Room Vol. 1: Immaculate Conception - 2016

by Gail Simone

Summary: From the minds of superstar writer Gail Simone and gifted artist Jon Davis-Hunt comes CLEAN ROOM VOL. 1: IMMACULATE CONCEPTION-a new vision of horror that takes you inside the locked chambers of sex, science, celebrity, and the supernatural.

Somewhere between the realms of self-help and religion lies the Honest World Foundation. Its creator started out as an obscure writer of disposable horror fiction who decided to change the world-one mind at a time. Now its adherents rule Hollywood...  read more »

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels • Nonfiction • Self Development

Clean Room Vol. 2: Exile

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Clean Room Vol. 2: Exile - 2016

by Gail Simone

Summary: Astrid Mueller is a world-famous horror novelist, a publicly reviled huckster and the all-powerful leader of a secretive cult whose tentacles reach into every sphere of American life.
 
She's also humanity's last hope.
 
You see, her organization's apocalyptic beliefs are neither fraud nor fiction. Ever since she was a child, Astrid has been able to see the extradimensional entities preying on our unsuspecting world, and she's used every ounce of her fame and fortune to stop...  read more »

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels • Nonfiction

Clean Room Vol. 3: Waiting for the Stars to Fall

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Clean Room Vol. 3: Waiting for the Stars to Fall - 2017

by Gail Simone

Summary: Superstar writer Gail Simone and artists Walter Geovani and Sanya Anwar bring the first arc of one of the most terrifying tales ever published by Vertigo to a close in CLEAN ROOM VOL. 3: WAITING FOR THE STARS TO FALL.
 
Astrid Mueller, the famed pulp novelist turned New Age guru, knows the secret horror that lurks beneath the surface of the world. She can see the vicious Entities pecking and clawing their way into our reality, sowing hatred and cruelty and death out of sheer sadistic...  read more »

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels • Nonfiction

The Collected Essex County

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The Collected Essex County - 2009

by Jeff Lemire

Summary: Where does a young boy turn when his whole world suddenly disappears? What turns two brothers from an unstoppable team into bitterly estranged loners? How does the simple-hearted care of one middle-aged nurse reveal the scars of an entire community, and can anything heal the wounds caused by a century of deception? Award-winning cartoonist Jeff Lemire pays tribute to his roots with Essex County, an award-winning trilogy of graphic novels set in an imaginary version of his hometown, the...  read more »

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels • Nonfiction

Corporate Farming

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Corporate Farming - 2017

by Avery Elizabeth Hurt

Summary: Corporate farms have solved so many of the worlds problems. In addition to making healthy food accessible and affordable to more people, they provide jobs in communities that sorely need them. But do corporations have too much power over food? Do they benefit from unfair tax breaks? Are their profit-driven practices hurting the environment, perhaps irreparably? And what does their success mean for the family farmer? This thought-provoking volume tackles these t - Amazon

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

The Crime Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

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The Crime Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained - 2017

by DK

Summary: An essential guide to criminology, exploring the most infamous cases of all time, from serial killers to mob hits to war crimes and more.
From Jack the Ripper to Jeffrey Dahmer, The Crime Book is a complete study of international true crime history that unpacks the shocking stories through infographics and in-depth research that lays out every key fact and detail. Examine the science, psychology, and sociology of criminal behavior, and read profiles of villains, victims, and detectives. See...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Law • Nonfiction • True Crime

The Cross-Eyed Mutt

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The Cross-Eyed Mutt - 2017

by Étienne Davodeau

Summary: Fabian is supervisor at the Louvre. He loves his job. He also loves Mathilde. When it comes time, she presents him to her family in their vast country house and not without some apprehension, as the Benion clan is a bit special. There's her father, Louis, who heads since 1975 the family furniture company founded in 1947, and two brothers, Maxime and Joseph. They're not bad guys, just rather clumsy and with a decidedly unsubtle sense of humor. The fact that Fabian works in the Louvre is a...  read more »

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels • Nonfiction

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Boston

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Boston - 2017

by DK

Summary: Your in-depth guide to the very best of Boston. Make the most of your trip to this beautiful destination with our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide.
Packed with insider tips to make your trip a success, you'll find a guide to Boston's stunning architecture and its scenic drives that let you experience the best hotels, bars, and shops that the city has to offer. Try local delicacies at fantastic restaurants, bars, and clubs, and enjoy the great views in spots that will take your breath away. We have...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Brussels, Bruges, Ghent & Antwerp

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Brussels, Bruges, Ghent & Antwerp - 2017

by DK

Summary: Your in-depth guide to the very best of Brussels, Bruges, Ghent & Antwerp. Make the most of your trip to this beautiful destination with our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide.
Packed with insider tips to make your trip a success, you'll find a guide to Brussels, Bruges, Ghent & Antwerp's stunning architecture and its scenic drives that let you experience the best hotels, bars, and shops that this region has to offer. Try local delicacies at fantastic restaurants, bars, and clubs, and enjoy the...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Greece, Athens & the Mainland

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Greece, Athens & the Mainland - 2017

by DK

Summary: Your in-depth guide to the very best of Greece, Athens, and the Mainland. Make the most of your trip to this beautiful region with our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide.
Packed with insider tips to make your trip a success, you'll find a guide to Greece's stunning historic architecture and its scenic drives that let you experience the best hotels, bars, and shops that the city and coast have to offer. Try local delicacies at fantastic restaurants, bars, and clubs, and enjoy the great views in spots...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide The Netherlands

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide The Netherlands - 2017

by DK

Summary: Your in-depth guide to the very best of the Netherlands. Make the most of your trip to this beautiful region with our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide.
Packed with insider tips to make your trip a success, you'll find a guide to the Netherlands's stunning architecture and its scenic drives that let you experience the best hotels, bars, and shops that the city and coast have to offer. Try local delicacies at fantastic restaurants, bars, and clubs, and enjoy the great views in spots that will take...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Chicago

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Chicago - 2017

by DK

Summary: DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Chicago will lead you straight to the best attractions the Windy City has to offer.
Visit the Lincoln Park Zoo or the Art Institute of Chicago, shop on Michigan Avenue, enjoy the rides at the Navy Pier funfair, take in the view from the Willis Tower, or explore the areas outside the heart of the city.
Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Chicago.
   • Detailed itineraries and "don't-miss" destination highlights at a glance.
   • Illustrated...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Trave

Fetch: How a Bad Dog Brought Me Home

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Fetch: How a Bad Dog Brought Me Home - 2017

by Nicole J. Georges

Summary: From an award-winning artist, a memoir of life with a difficult, beloved dog that will resonate with anybody who has ever had a less than perfectly behaved pet

When Nicole Georges was sixteen she adopted Beija, a dysfunctional shar-pei/corgi mix-a troublesome combination of tiny and attack, just like teenaged Nicole herself. For the next fifteen years, Beija would be the one constant in her life. Through depression, relationships gone awry, and an unmoored young adulthood played out...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Comics & Graphic Novels • Crafts & Hobbies • Home & Garden • Nonfiction • Pets

Four-Year Colleges 2018

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Four-Year Colleges 2018 - 2017

by Peterson's

Summary:
Peterson's Four-Year Colleges 2018 is a valuable resource that includes information on every accredited four-year undergraduate institution in the United States and Canada (and many international schools)-more than 2,700 institutions in all. It also includes detailed two-page descriptions written by admissions personnel for over 175 colleges and universities. College-bound students and their parents can access details including campus setting, enrollment, academic programs, entrance...  read more »

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

Getting Financial Aid 2018

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Getting Financial Aid 2018 - 2017

by The College Board

Summary: Getting Financial Aid 2018 is a must-have book for parents and students struggling to meet the cost of college. The all-important FAFSA form is explained with step-by-step instructions, and the College Board's CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE form is explained by the people who administer it.
This guide includes information and advice from experts on how to apply for aid, plus easy-to-compare college profiles giving the "financial aid picture" for more than 3,000 four-year and two-year colleges and...  read more »

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

The Go-To Book for Irish Crochet Motifs

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The Go-To Book for Irish Crochet Motifs - 2013

by Kathryn White

Summary: Anyone who has ever tried to make an Irish crochet motif using Vintage pattern books most likely ended up confused, frustrated, and a bit bewildered. Those patterns are at best a bit vague, written in unclear, imprecise wording that makes them hard for the average crocheter to interpret. The Go-To Book for Irish Crochet Motifs takes these lovely motifs and writes them in such a manner that they make sense to the modern-day crocheter. Thus, these stunning motifs are forever preserved, to be used...  read more »

Genres: Crafts & Hobbies • Home & Garden • Nonfiction

How to Sell Your Art: Discover How to Stop Being a Starving Artist and Start Being a Successful Ent

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How to Sell Your Art: Discover How to Stop Being a Starving Artist and Start Being a Successful Ent - 2017

by Alex Korman

Summary: You have dozens of "masterpieces" lying around the house because your passion for your art is second to none. You're constantly inspired, and in the presence of your work, you feel like a millionaire. So how come the fridge is almost always empty? And why are the bills piling up? And how come you're still driving that old beat-up clunker you've had since high school? Here's the cold, hard truth: You may be a talented artist, but unless you expect to inherit a sizeable fortune anytime soon,...  read more »

Genres: Arts & Photography • Nonfiction

Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam

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Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam - 2017

by Mark Bowden

Summary: New York Times Bestseller

"An extraordinary feat of journalism . . . full of emotion and color."―Karl Marlantes, Wall Street Journal
The first battle book from Mark Bowden since his #1 New York Times bestseller Black Hawk Down, Hue 1968 is the story of the centerpiece of the Tet Offensive and a turning point in the American War in Vietnam.

In the early hours of January 31, 1968, the North Vietnamese launched over one hundred attacks across South Vietnam in what would become...  read more »

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

I Need a Lifeguard Everywhere but the Pool

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I Need a Lifeguard Everywhere but the Pool - 2017

by Lisa Scottoline

Summary: "Lisa and Francesca, mother and daughter, bring you the laughter of their lives." ―Delia Ephron, bestselling author
The bestselling and "perennially hilarious" mother-daughter team is back with a new collection of stories from their real lives, guaranteed to make you laugh out loud. Join Lisa and Francesca as they regret drunk-shopping online, try smell-dating, and explore the freedom of a hiatus from men - a Guyatus. They offer a fresh and funny take on the triumphs and facepalm moments...  read more »

Genres: Family & Relationships • Nonfiction • Self Development

The Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed the World

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The Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed the World - 2017

by Sharon Weinberger

Summary: Based on exclusive interviews with senior Pentagon officials and previously unseen declassified documents, this is the definitive history of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency--the Pentagon agency that has quietly shaped war and technology for nearly sixty years.

Founded in 1958 in response to the launch of Sputnik, the agency's original mission was to create "the unimagined weapons of the future." Over the decades, DARPA has been responsible for countless inventions and...  read more »

Genres: History & Culture • Military • Nonfiction • Science & Technology

Immigration Bans

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Immigration Bans - 2018

by Elizabeth Schmermund

Summary: Recent world events have brought the issue of immigration to the forefront of media and journalism, cultural debates, and political campaigns. Calls for regulation are criticized as racist and xenophobic by some and deemed necessary by others. This resource addresses important questions surrounding the issue: How do immigration bans affect different groups? How can nations reconcile humanitarian and security concerns for refugees? How much of the nations economy depends on immigrant labor? And finally, do increased border controls and deportations actually work? - Amazon

Genres: Nonfiction • Politics & Government • Young Adult Nonfiction

It's My Country Too: Women's Military Stories from the American Revolution to Afghanistan

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It's My Country Too: Women's Military Stories from the American Revolution to Afghanistan - 2017

Summary: This inspiring anthology is the first to convey the rich experiences and contributions of women in the American military in their own words-from the Revolutionary War to the present wars in the Middle East.

Serving with the Union Army during the Civil War as a nurse, scout, spy, and soldier, Harriet Tubman tells what it was like to be the first American woman to lead a raid against an enemy, freeing some 750 slaves. Busting gender stereotypes, Josette Dermody Wingo enlisted as a...  read more »

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

Keep Curious and Carry a Banana: Words of Wisdom from the World of Curious George

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Keep Curious and Carry a Banana: Words of Wisdom from the World of Curious George - 2016

by H. A. Rey

Summary: For more than seventy-five years, the world of Curious George has delighted readers with its playful charm and deceptively simple wisdom. Fans of the Keep Calm and Carry On craze will find comfort in this Georgified version of the popular book format. Each inspiration is humorously accompanied by an illustration from the original works of H. A. Rey's Curious George books.         Sure to make readers chuckle as only George can, this book is packed with inspiration and humor. It's the perfect gift for all the curious people in your life!   - Amazon

Genres: Nonfiction • Self Development • Staff Picks • Young Adult Nonfiction

The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness

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The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness - 2017

by Lolly Daskal

Summary: Do people see you as the kind of leader you want to be? Are your strongest leadership qualities getting in the way of your greatness?

After decades of advising and inspiring some of the most eminent chief executives in the world, Lolly Daskal has uncovered a startling pattern: within each leader are powerful abilities that are also hidden impediments to greatness. She's witnessed many highly driven, overachieving leaders rise to prominence fueled by well-honed skill sets, only to falter...  read more »

Genres: Business, Investing & Careers • Nonfiction

The Life-Changing Manga of Tidying Up: A Magical Story

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The Life-Changing Manga of Tidying Up: A Magical Story - 2017

by Marie Kondō

Summary: From the #1 New York Times best-selling author and lifestyle/cleaning guru Marie Kondo, this graphic novelization brings Kondo's life-changing tidying method to life with the fun, quirky story of a woman who transforms her home, work, and love life using Kondo's advice and inspiration.

Marie Kondo presents the fictional story of Chiaki, a young woman in Tokyo who struggles with a cluttered apartment, messy love life, and lack of direction. After receiving a complaint from her attractive...  read more »

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels • Crafts & Hobbies • Home & Garden • Nonfiction • Self Development

Make Your Bed

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Make Your Bed - 2017

by William H. Mcraven

Summary: #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "Should be read by every leader in America...a book to inspire your children and grandchildren to become everything that they can." —Wall Street Journal "Powerful." —USA Today "Full of captivating personal anecdotes from inside the national security vault." —Washington Post "Superb, smart, and succinct." —Forbes BASED ON THE INCREDIBLE GRADUATION SPEECH WITH OVER 10 MILLION VIEWS ON YOUTUBE If you want to change the world, start off by making...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Self Development

Milk and Honey

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Milk and Honey - 2015

by Rupi Kaur

Summary: #1 New York Times bestseller Milk and Honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. About the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity.

The book is divided into four chapters, and each chapter serves a different purpose. Deals with a different pain. Heals a different heartache. Milk and Honey takes readers through a journey of the most bitter moments in life and finds sweetness in them because there is sweetness everywhere if you are just willing to look. - Amazon

Genres: Literature & Fiction • Poetry • Romance • Staff Picks

Perfect Phrases for ESL Everyday Situations: With 1,000 Phrases

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Perfect Phrases for ESL Everyday Situations: With 1,000 Phrases - 2013

by Natalie Gast

Summary: USE JUST THE RIGHT PHRASES AND NAVIGATE DAILY LIFE IN THE UNITED STATES LIKE A NATIVE SPEAKER OF ENGLISH How do you ask for directions? What questions should you ask a potential babysitter? How do you explain your allergies to a healthcare professional? This handy reference is your guide to surviving and thriving in the United States, whether as a visitor or as a long-term resident. Hundreds of ready-to-use English phrases will help you converse with people you meet, speak with business owners...  read more »

Genres: Business, Investing & Careers • Language Arts & Disciplines • Nonfiction • Trave

Peter Doig

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Peter Doig - 2016

by Peter Doig

Summary: The most comprehensive monograph on Turner Prize-nominated artist Peter Doig.  In every generation of artists, there are a few-or perhaps just one-who propose a new set of questions and alter the way we understand art. Peter Doig is such an artist. While stories of painting's demise in the early 1990s deemed painters and their work quaintly anachronistic, Doig-looking ahead as much as back for inspiration-forged a new painterly language: an ironic mix of Romanticism and post-impressionism to...  read more »

Genres: Arts & Photography • Nonfiction

The Portable Hannah Arendt

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The Portable Hannah Arendt - 2003

by Hannah Arendt

Summary: A collection of writings by a groundbreaking political thinker, including excerpts from The Origins of Totalitarianism and Eichmann in Jerusalem

She was a Jew born in Germany in the early twentieth century, and she studied with the greatest German minds of her day-Martin Heidegger and Karl Jaspers among them. After the rise of the Nazis, she emigrated to America where she proceeded to write some of the most searching, hard-hitting reflections on the agonizing issues of the time:...  read more »

Genres: Nonfiction • Politics & Government

Posh Rice: Over 70 Recipes for All Things Rice

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Posh Rice: Over 70 Recipes for All Things Rice - 2017

by Quadrille Publishing

Summary: Rice is a staple ingredient all over the world. It's versatile, simple to cook, and delicious, and with Posh Rice you can discover more than 70 recipes to make the most of this easy to cook ingredient. With a guide to the basics of cooking rice, and a photo of every recipe, this is the ultimate gifty cookbook or self-purchase for rice-lovers everywhere. - Amazon

Genres: Cooking by Ingredient • Cooking, Food & Wine • Nonfiction • Quick & Easy

Profiles of American Colleges 2018

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Profiles of American Colleges 2018 - 2017

by Barron's College Division Staff

Summary: America’s leading college directory and a perennial favorite among high school guidance counselors is a recognized authority in comparative college ratings. The brand-new 34th edition of Barron’s Profiles of American Colleges describes more than 1,650 colleges, with up-to-date facts and figures covering— :Admission requirements and procedureTuitions, fees, and financial aid sourcesLibrary, computer, and athletic facilitiesCampus safety and securityDegree requirements and...  read more »

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

Raising Men: Lessons Navy SEALs Learned from Their Training and Taught to Their Sons

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Raising Men: Lessons Navy SEALs Learned from Their Training and Taught to Their Sons - 2016

by Eric Davis

Summary: After Eric Davis spent over 16 years in the military, including a decade in the SEAL Teams, his family was more than used to his absence on deployments and secret missions that could obscure his whereabouts for months at a time.
Without a father figure in his own life since the age of fifteen, Eric was desperate to maintain the bonds he'd fought so hard to forge when his children were young―particularly with his son, Jason, because he knew how difficult it was to face the challenge of...  read more »

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

Shoebox Funeral: Stories from Wolf Creek

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Shoebox Funeral: Stories from Wolf Creek - 2017

by Elisabeth Voltz

Summary: Growing up with ten siblings on a farm in rural Grove City, PA, Beth Voltz came in contact with many animals, as one would expect when you live on a farm. But the Voltz family farm would usually have a few additions each week-the townspeople would often drop off their unwanted, or worse, dying animals for the Voltz family to take care of. Grave Tales: Stories from Wolf Creek is a heartfelt collection of short stories about the ducks, cats, dogs, and birds that Beth would befriend, all the while...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Biographies & Memoirs • Nature • Nonfiction • Pets • Young Adult Nonfiction

The Song and the Silence: A Story about Family, Race, and What Was Revealed in a Small Town in the

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The Song and the Silence: A Story about Family, Race, and What Was Revealed in a Small Town in the - 2017

by Yvette Johnson

Summary: In this moving memoir, Yvette Johnson travels to the Mississippi Delta to uncover true the story of her late grandfather Booker Wright whose extraordinary act of courage would change both their lives forever.

"Have to keep that smile," Booker Wright said in the 1966 NBC documentary Mississippi: A Self-Portrait. At the time, Wright spent his evenings waiting tables for Whites at a local restaurant and his mornings running his own business. The ripple effect from his remarks would cement...  read more »

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

Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative

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Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative - 2012

by Austin Kleon

Summary: You don't need to be a genius, you just need to be yourself. That's the message from Austin Kleon, a young writer and artist who knows that creativity is everywhere, creativity is for everyone. A manifesto for the digital age, Steal Like an Artist is a guide whose positive message, graphic look and illustrations, exercises, and examples will put readers directly in touch with their artistic side.

When Mr. Kleon was asked to address college students in upstate New York, he shaped his...  read more »

Genres: Arts & Photography • Business, Investing & Careers • Crafts & Hobbies • Health & Fitness • Home & Garden • Nonfiction • Religion & Spirituality • Self Development

Stealing Fire: How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs, and Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing the

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Stealing Fire: How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs, and Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing the - 2017

by Steven Kotler

Summary: NATIONAL BESTSELLER
"A mind-blowing tour along the path from sex and drugs to R&D." - Financial Times
It's the biggest revolution you've never heard of, and it's hiding in plain sight. Over the past decade, Silicon Valley executives like Eric Schmidt and Elon Musk, Special Operators like the Navy SEALs and the Green Berets, and maverick scientists like Sasha Shulgin and Amy Cuddy have turned everything we thought we knew about high performance upside down. Instead of grit, better...  read more »

Genres: Business, Investing & Careers • Health & Fitness • Nonfiction • Religion & Spirituality • Science & Technology • Self Development

A Street Cat Named Bob

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A Street Cat Named Bob - 2013

by James Bowen

Summary: The Instant New York Times Bestseller! James is a street musician struggling to make ends meet. Bob is a stray cat looking for somewhere warm to sleep. When James and Bob meet, they forge a never-to-be-forgotten friendship that has been charming readers from Thailand to Turkey. A Street Cat Named Bob is an international sensation, landing on the bestseller list in England for 52 consecutive weeks and selling in 26 countries around the world. Now, James and Bob are ready to share their true...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Nonfiction • Pets

Ultimate Glory: Frisbee, Obsession, and My Wild Youth

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Ultimate Glory: Frisbee, Obsession, and My Wild Youth - 2017

by David Gessner

Summary: A story of obsession, glory, and the wild early days of Ultimate Frisbee.

Before he made a name for himself as an acclaimed essayist and nature writer, David Gessner devoted his twenties to a cultish sport called Ultimate Frisbee. Like his teammates and rivals, he trained for countless hours, sacrificing his body and potential career for a chance at fleeting glory without fortune or fame. His only goal: to win Nationals and go down in Ultimate history as one of the greatest athletes no...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Nonfiction • Sports & Recreation

Understanding Trump

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Understanding Trump - 2017

by Newt Gingrich

Summary: The presidency of Donald Trump marks a profound change in the trajectory of American government, politics, and culture. Like his administration, the movement that put him in office represents a phenomenon that is worth studying. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Geneva} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-indent: 36.0px; font: 12.0px Geneva} p.p3 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Geneva; min-height: 16.0px} p.p4 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px;...  read more »

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

Vinland Saga 9

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Vinland Saga 9 - 2017

by Makoto Yukimura

Summary: Fighting for a Future

Thorfinn and his crew are on their way to Greece, the first leg of their expedition to Vinland. Having landed near Bergen, in Norway, Thorfinn is attacked by a bear, only to be saved by a fierce huntress named Hild. While sharing a meal together, Hild recounts how her village and family were massacred many years ago-a story Thorfinn knows quite intimately. Now, Thorfinn must face Hild and his own violent past in order to press forward. As his journey...  read more »

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels • Nonfiction

Warnings: Finding Cassandras to Stop Catastrophes

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Warnings: Finding Cassandras to Stop Catastrophes - 2017

by Richard A. Clarke

Summary: Warnings is the story of the future of national security, threatening technologies, the U.S. economy, and possibly the fate of civilization.
In Greek mythology Cassandra foresaw calamities, but was cursed by the gods to be ignored. Modern-day Cassandras clearly predicted the disasters of Katrina, Fukushima, the Great Recession, the rise of ISIS, and many more. Like the mythological Cassandra, they were ignored. There are others right now warning of impending disasters, but how do we know...  read more »

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

The Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar: Evolution's Most Unbelievable Solutions to Life's Bigges

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The Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar: Evolution's Most Unbelievable Solutions to Life's Bigges - 2016

by Matt Simon

Summary: "A bizarre collection of evolution tales . . . the weirder, the better." -Entertainment Weekly

A fascinating exploration of the awe-inspiring, unsettling ingenuity of evolution

On a barren seafloor, the pearlfish swims into the safety of a sea cucumber's anus. To find a meal, the female bolas spider releases pheromones that mimic a female moth, luring male moths into her sticky lasso web. The Glyptapanteles wasp injects a caterpillar with her young, which feed on the victim,...  read more »

Genres: Nature • Nonfiction • Science & Technology

The Whole30 Cookbook: 150 Delicious and Totally Compliant Recipes to Help You Succeed with the Whol

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The Whole30 Cookbook: 150 Delicious and Totally Compliant Recipes to Help You Succeed with the Whol - 2016

by Melissa Hartwig

Summary: Still think the Whole30 is a diet? Not with recipes like these.

The groundbreaking Whole30 program has helped countless people transform their lives by bringing them better sleep, more energy, fewer cravings, weight loss, and new healthy habits that last a lifetime. In this cookbook, best-selling author and Whole30 co-creator Melissa Hartwig delivers over 150 all-new recipes to help readers prepare delicious, healthy meals during their Whole30 and beyond.
 More than 150...  read more »

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

Wishful Drinking

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Wishful Drinking - 2008

by Carrie Fisher

Summary: The bestselling author of Postcards from the Edge comes clean (well, sort of) in her first-ever memoir, adapted from her one-woman Broadway hit show. Fisher reveals what it was really like to grow up a product of "Hollywood in-breeding," come of age on the set of a little movie called Star Wars , and become a cultural icon and bestselling action figure at the age of nineteen. Intimate, hilarious, and sobering, Wishful Drinking is Fisher, looking at her life as she best remembers it (what do you...  read more »

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs • Nonfiction • Performing Arts

The Women Who Flew for Hitler: A True Story of Soaring Ambition and Searing Rivalry

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The Women Who Flew for Hitler: A True Story of Soaring Ambition and Searing Rivalry - 2017

by Clare Mulley

Summary: Biographers' Club Prize-winner Clare Mulley's The Women Who Flew for Hitler―a dual biography of Nazi Germany's most highly decorated women pilots.
Hanna Reitsch and Melitta von Stauffenberg were talented, courageous, and strikingly attractive women who fought convention to make their names in the male-dominated field of flight in 1930s Germany. With the war, both became pioneering test pilots and were awarded the Iron Cross for service to the Third Reich. But they could not have been more...  read more »

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

Written Out of History: The Forgotten Founders Who Fought Big Government

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Written Out of History: The Forgotten Founders Who Fought Big Government - 2017

by Mike Lee

Summary: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! Some of America's most important founders have been erased from our history books. In the fight to restore the true meaning of the Constitution, their stories must be told.
     
In the earliest days of our nation, a handful of unsung heroes-including women, slaves, and an Iroquois chief-made crucial contributions to our republic. They pioneered the ideas that led to the Bill of Rights, the separation of powers, and the abolition of slavery. Yet, their...  read more »

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

Yoga for Children: 200+ Yoga Poses, Breathing Exercises, and Meditations for Healthier, Happier, Mo

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Yoga for Children: 200+ Yoga Poses, Breathing Exercises, and Meditations for Healthier, Happier, Mo - 2013

by Lisa Flynn

Summary: Help your kids de-stress and get healthy!

Yoga for Children will encourage your child to learn about yoga with an attentive, at-home instructor--you! Even if you are new to the practice, author, mom, and children's yoga expert Lisa Flynn will guide you and your child through more than 200 yoga poses, meditations, and activities that are suitable for children between the ages of two and twelve. Complete with full-color photographs, instructional scripts, and pose modifications, Yoga for...  read more »

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