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Lonely Planet Pocket Porto

Lonely Planet · Lonely Planet
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Lonely Planet: The world's number one travel guide publisher* Lonely Planet's Pocket Porto is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Gaze over the city from the historic hilltop cathedral, experience...
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Ask a Manager: How to Navigate Clueless Colleagues, Lunch-Stealing Bosses, and the Rest of Your Life at Work

ALISON GREEN · Ballantine Books
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

A witty, practical guide to navigating 200 difficult professional conversations, from the host of the popular website Ask A Manager, and New York Magazine's work advice columnist.There's a reason Alison Green has been dubbed the "Dear Abby of the work world." Ten years as a workplace...
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Like a Bat Out of Hell: The Larger than Life Story of Meat Loaf

Mick Wall · Trapeze
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

"I never wanted to be a big star. I just wanted to be the biggest at what I do! Powerful, unstoppable, heavy - when that word still meant something good!" - Meat Loaf, as told to Mick Wall Everything in the story of Meat Loaf is big. From the place he was born (Texas) ; to the family...
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Istanbul: A Tale of Three Cities

Bettany Hughes · Da Capo Press
Pages: 856
Format: Hardcover

Istanbul has always been a place where stories and histories collide.From the Koran to Shakespeare, this city with three names--Byzantium, Constantinople, Istanbul--resonates as an idea and a place, real and imagined. Standing as the gateway between East and West, it has been the capital...
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Ladysitting: My Year with Nana at the End of Her Century

Lorene Cary · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Lorene Cary's grandmother moves in, and everything changes: day-to-day life, family relationships, the Nana she knew -- even their shared past.From cherished memories of weekends she spent as a child with her indulgent Nana to the reality of the year she spent "ladysitting" her now frail...
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Moda All-Stars - Mini-Charm Quilts: 18 Clever Projects for 2-1/2" Squares

Lissa Alexander · That Patchwork Place
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

The Moda All-Stars are back with their sixth book--and it'll charm you in many "mini" ways! Start with one, two, or three packs of 2½" mini charm squares (they're mini, but they pack a mighty punch) . Choose projects from 18 celebrated Moda designers, including Lisa...
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A Beautiful, Terrible Thing: A Memoir of Marriage and Betrayal

Jen Waite · Plume
Pages: 260
Format: Hardcover

**An International Bestseller**"Like Big Little Lies, A Beautiful Terrible Thing is a startling reminder that fairy tales aren't real. A master class in suspenseful storytelling, Jen Waite recounts the lies, betrayals, and infidelity she endured with unrestrained honesty and deft candor....
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Unashamed

Lecrae Moore · B&H Publishing Group
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

"If you live for people's acceptance, you'll die from theirrejection. " Two-time Grammy winning rap artist, Lecrae, learned this lesson through more than his share of adversity childhood abuse, drugs and alcoholism, a stint in rehab, an abortion, and an unsuccessful suicide attempt....
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Jungle of Stone: The Extraordinary Journey of John L. Stephens and Frederick Catherwood

William Carlsen · William Morrow
Pages: 528
Format: Print book

New York Times Bestseller (Expeditions) "Thrilling. ... A captivating history of two men who dramatically changed their contemporaries' view of the past." - Kirkus (starred review) "[An] adventure tale that make[s] Indiana Jones seem tame." - Library JournalIn...
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Raven Rock: The Story of the U.S. Government's Secret Plan to Save Itself--While the Rest of Us Die

Garrett Graff · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 529
Format: Hardcover

The eye-opening true story of the government's secret plans to survive and rebuild after a catastrophic attack on US soil - a narrative that span from the dawn of the nuclear age to today. Every day in Washington, DC, the blue-and-gold 1st Helicopter Squadron, code-named "MUSSEL,"...
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Work In: The Athlete's Plan for Real Recovery and Winning Results

Erin Taylor · VeloPress
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Work In shares new mental and physical recovery techniques for athletes who give it all in every workout. With access to unparalleled training data and workout bragging rights on social networks, athletes are doing everything they can to "win the workout" and keep pace with the athletes...
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Shadow on the Mountain: Nancy Pfister, Dr. William Styler, and the Murder of Aspen's Golden Girl

Stephen Singular · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Nancy Pfister, heir to Buttermilk Mountain, the world-renowned site of the Winter X Games, was Aspen royalty, its ambassador to the world. She lived among the rich and famous: she partied with Hunter S. Thompson, dated Jack Nicholson, had a joint baby shower with Goldie Hawn, and globetrotted...
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Loving Like You Mean It: Use the Power of Emotional Mindfulness to Transform Your Relationships

Ronald J. Frederick PhD · Central Recovery Press
Pages: 312
Format: Paperback

No matter how hard we try, many of us struggle to make love work with our partners. The problem, as clinical psychologist Dr. Ron Frederick explains, is that our brains are running on outdated software. Without us knowing it, our early relationship programming causes us to fear being more...
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The Mystery of John Colter: The Man Who Discovered Yellowstone

Ronald M. Anglin · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 274
Format: Print book

From the first account of "Colter's Run," published in 1810, fascination with John Colter, one of America's most famous and yet least known frontiersmen and discoverer of Yellowstone Park, has never waned. Unlike other legends of the era like Daniel Boone, Davy Crockett,...
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The Painted Art Journal: 24 Projects for Creating Your Visual Narrative

Jeanne Oliver · North Light Books
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Take a mixed-media journey to the very heart of your creativity!The Painted Art Journal opens doors to your most personal and authentic art yet. Tell your story as only you can, through a series of guided projects that culminate in a beautiful, autobiographical art journal worthy of passing...
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