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The Duchess: Camilla Parker Bowles and the Love Affair That Rocked the Crown

Penny Junor · Harper
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In the first in-depth biography of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall - the infamous other woman who made the marriage of Britain's Prince Charles and Princess Diana "a bit crowded" - esteemed royal biographer Penny Junor tells the unlikely and extraordinary story of the woman reviled...
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The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After

CLEMANTINE WAMARIYA · Crown Publishing Group (NY)
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A riveting story of dislocation, survival, and the power of stories to break or save us Clemantine Wamariya was six years old when her mother and father began to speak in whispers, when neighbors began to disappear, and when she heard the loud, ugly sounds her brother said were "thunder....
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Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man's First Journey to the Moon

Robert Kurson · Random House
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The inside, lesser-known story of NASA's boldest and riskiest mission: Apollo 8, mankind's first journey to the Moon on Christmas in 1968. A riveting account of three heroic astronauts who took one of the most dangerous space flights ever, from the New York Times bestselling author of Shadow...
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The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century

KIRK WALLACE JOHNSON · Viking
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A rollicking true-crime adventure and a thought-provoking exploration of the human drive to possess natural beauty for readers of The Stranger in the Woods, The Lost City of Z, and The Orchid Thief.On a cool June evening in 2009, after performing a concert at London's Royal Academy of Music,...
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President Carter: The White House Years

Stuart Eizenstat · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 1024
Format: Hardcover

The definitive history of the Carter Administration from the man who participated in its surprising number of accomplishments -- drawing on his extensive and never-before-seen notes.Stuart Eizenstat was at Jimmy Carter's side from his political rise in Georgia through four years in the White...
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The Best Cook in the World: Tales from My Momma's Table

Rick Bragg · Knopf
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

From the beloved, best-selling author of All Over but the Shoutin', a delectable, rollicking food memoir, cookbook, and loving tribute to a region, a vanishing history, a family, and, especially, to his mother. Including seventy-five mouthwatering Bragg family recipes for classic southern...
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Unified: How Our Unlikely Friendship Gives Us Hope for a Divided Country

Tim Scott · Tyndale Momentum
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

In a divided country desperate for unity, two sons of South Carolina show how different races, life experiences, and pathways can lead to a deep friendship -- even in a state that was rocked to its core by the 2015 Charleston church shooting.Tim Scott, an African-American US senator, and Trey...
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Willpower Doesn't Work: Discover the Hidden Keys to Success

Benjamin Hardy · Hachette Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

If you're relying on willpower alone to help you lose weight, improve your relationships, or achieve more at work, you're doomed to fail. The environment around us is far too powerful, stimulating, addicting, and stressful to overcome by white knuckling. The only way to stop just...
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Flunk. Start.: Reclaiming My Decade Lost in Scientology

Sands Hall · Counterpoint
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

"I could not put down this book -- it is a triumph, a work of great honesty and insight. It is a necessary book for our time." -- Karen E. Bender, author of Refund In Flunk. Start., Sands Hall chronicles her slow yet willing absorption into the Church of Scientology. Her time...
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Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

Nassim Nicholas Taleb · Random House
Pages: 279
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Black Swan, a bold new work that challenges many of our long-held beliefs about risk and reward, politics and religion, finance and personal responsibility In his most provocative and practical book yet, one of the foremost thinkers of our time...
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Vintage Camper Trailer Rallies

Paul Lacitinola · Gibbs Smith
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

A celebration of vintage midcentury trailers and the people that love them. This follow-up to the authors' Vintage Camper Trailers focuses on trailer rallies, events where hundreds of vintage trailers aficionados come together to show off their trailers and share their love of the hobby....
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The John Deere Century

Randy Leffingwell · Motorbooks
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

In The John Deere Century, acclaimed author and photographer Randy Leffingwell uses his unique brand of storytelling to chronicle the company and the tractors that have carried the distinctive green and yellow livery for the past century. Iconic John Deere tractors ranging from the spartan...
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A Season in the Sun: The Rise of Mickey Mantle

Randy Roberts · Basic Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The story of Mickey Mantle's magnificent 1956 seasonMickey Mantle was the ideal batter for the atomic age, capable of hitting a baseball harder and farther than any other player in history. He was also the perfect idol for postwar America, a wholesome hero from the heartland.In A Season...
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The Jealousy Cure: Learn to Trust, Overcome Possessiveness, and Save Your Relationship

Robert L Leahy · New Harbinger Publications
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Could jealousy be a positive thing? In this groundbreaking book, Robert L. Leahy - author of the hugely popular self-help guide, The Worry Cure - invites you to gain a greater understanding of your jealous feelings, keep jealousy from hijacking your life, and create healthier relationships.We've...
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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

JORDAN PETERSON · Random House Canada
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

What does everyone in the modern world need to know? Renowned psychologist Jordan B. Peterson's answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard-won truths of ancient tradition with the stunning revelations of cutting-edge scientific research.Humorous, surprising and informative,...
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Out of the Dust: Story of an Unlikely Missionary

Avis Goodhart · Aneko Press
Pages: 209
Format: Print book

"Don't waste your pain," says unlikely missionary Avis Goodhart. She didn't - and neither should you. Despite a background of childhood abuse, dyslexia, and marital infidelity, Avis took her first international mission trip at age fifty. The church, school, and orphanage...
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The Infamous Harry Hayward: A True Account of Murder and Mesmerism in Gilded Age Minneapolis

Shawn Francis Peters · Univ Of Minnesota Press
Pages: 280
Format: Paperback

A fascinating tale of seduction, murder, fraud, coercion - and the trial of the "Minneapolis Monster" On a winter night in 1894, a young woman's body was found in the middle of a road near Lake Calhoun on the outskirts of Minneapolis. She had been shot through the head. The murder...
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I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer

MICHELLE MCNAMARA · Harper
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Introduction by Gillian FlynnAfterword by Patton OswaltA masterful true crime account of the Golden State Killer - the elusive serial rapist turned murderer who terrorized California for over a decade - from Michelle McNamara, the gifted journalist who died tragically while investigating...
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Educated: A Memoir

Tara Westover · Random House
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

An unforgettable memoir in the tradition of The Glass Castle about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge UniversityTara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains...
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The Year I Was Peter the Great: 1956?Khrushchev, Stalin's Ghost, and a Young American in Russia

Marvin L Kalb · Brookings Institution Press
Pages: 290
Format: Hardcover

A chronicle of the year that changed Soviet Russia -- and molded the future path of one of America's pre-eminent diplomatic correspondents1956 was an extraordinary year in modern Russian history. It was called "the year of the thaw" -- a time when Stalin's dark legacy...
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Living a Life You Love: Embracing the Adventure of Being Led by the Holy Spirit

Joyce Meyer · FaithWords
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

You may say that you love your family, your spouse, your church, or the Lord. You may also express love for more temporal things like a good cup of coffee, your home, or a nice dinner at your favorite restaurant. But it is rarer to truly say "I love my life!" It's common to be more...
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Finnish Tutor: Grammar and Vocabulary Workbook

Riitta-Liisa Valija?rvi · Teach Yourself
Pages: 222
Format: Paperback

Do you want to communicate easily and freely in Finnish? Master Finnish grammar and broaden your vocabulary with your very own Finnish Tutor. This contemporary interactive workbook features 200 activities across a range of grammar and vocabulary points with clear goals, concise explanations,...
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There's No Such Thing as Bad Weather: A Scandinavian Mom's Secrets for Raising Healthy, Resilient, and Confident Kids

Linda Keson McGurk · Touchstone
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Bringing Up Bébé meets Last Child in the Woods in this lively, insightful memoir about a mother who sets out to discover if the nature-centric parenting philosophy of her native Scandinavia holds the key to healthier, happier lives for her American children.When Swedish-born Linda...
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The Immaculate Inning: Unassisted Triple Plays, 40/40 Seasons, and the Stories Behind Baseball's Rarest Feats

Joe Cox · Lyons Press
Pages: 277
Format: Hardcover

The Immaculate Inning shines a light on the miracle of baseball's endless possibility - the way that on any given day, someone (maybe a star, or maybe a scrub) could perform the rarest of single-game feats or cap off a seemingly unobtainable chase for a record. Covering a selection...
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Notes From a Public Typewriter

Michael Gustafson · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

A collection of confessional, hilarious, heartbreaking notes written anonymously on a public typewriter for fans of PostSecret and Other People's Love Letters.When Michael Gustafson and his wife Hilary opened Literati Bookstore in Ann Arbor, Michigan, they put out a typewriter for anyone...
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The Bridesmaid's Daughter: From Grace Kelly's Wedding to a Women's Shelter - Searching for the Truth About My Mother

NYNA GILES · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A daughter's moving search to understand her mother, Carolyn Scott -- once a bridesmaid to Princess Grace and one of the first Ford models -- who later in life spent years living in a homeless shelter.Nyna Giles was picking up groceries at the supermarket one day when she looked down and saw the headline...
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The Gospel of Trees: A Memoir

Apricot Irving · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

In this compelling, beautiful memoir, award-winning writer Apricot Irving recounts her childhood as a missionary's daughter in Haiti during a time of upheaval - both in the country and in her home.Apricot Irving grew up as a missionary's daughter in Haiti - a country easy to sensationalize...
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