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Divergent Mind: Thriving in a World That Wasn't Designed for You

Jenara Nerenberg - HarperOne
Format: Hardcover

A paradigm-shifting study of neurodivergent women - those with ADHD, autism, synesthesia, high sensitivity, and sensory processing disorder - exploring why these traits are overlooked in women and how society benefits from allowing their unique strengths to flourish.As a successful Harvard...
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Unthinkable: An Extraordinary Journey Through the World's Strangest Brains

HELEN THOMSON - Ecco
Format: Hardcover

An Amazon Best Nonfiction Book of the MonthIndiebound Bestseller Award-winning science writer Helen Thomson unlocks the biggest mysteries of the human brain by examining nine extraordinary casesOur brains are far stranger than we think. We take it for granted that we can remember, feel...
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The Enchanted Hour: The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud in the Age of Distraction

Meghan Cox Gurdon - Harper
Format: Hardcover

A Wall Street Journal writer's conversation-changing look at how reading aloud makes adults and children smarter, happier, healthier, more successful and more closely attached, even as technology pulls in the other direction.A miraculous alchemy occurs when one person reads to another,...
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Why We Fight: The Roots of War and the Paths to Peace

Christopher Blattman - Viking
Format: Hardcover

A seasoned peacebuilder and acclaimed expert on violence explains the five reasons why conflict (rarely) blooms into war and how to interrupt that deadly processIt's easy to overlook the underlying strategic forces of war, to see it solely as a series of errors, accidents, and emotions...
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Coping with Critical, Demanding, and Dysfunctional Parents: Powerful Strategies to Help Adult Children Maintain Boundaries and Stay Sane

David M. Allen - New Harbinger Publications
Format: Paperback

Do you have a parent who is invalidating, critical, demanding, or hateful? In this important and much-needed guide, you'll learn how to set boundaries; uncover the hidden motives behind your parent's behavior; put a stop to repetitive, hurtful interactions; and foster healthier relationships....
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Parent Like It Matters: How to Raise Joyful, Change-Making Girls

Janice Johnson Dias PhD
Format: Hardcover

Renowned sociologist Janice Johnson Dias has devoted her life to nurturing and training girls to become changemakers - whether through her investment in her daughter Marley's humanitarian projects or through her work with the GrassROOTS Community Foundation "SuperCamp" she co-founded...
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Human Kindness and the Smell of Warm Croissants: An Introduction to Ethics

Ruwen Ogien - Columbia University Press
Format: Hardcover

Human Kindness and the Smell of Warm Croissants makes philosophy fun, tactile, and popular. Moral thinking is simple, Ruwen Ogien argues, and as inherent as the senses. In our daily experiences, in the situations we confront and in the scenes we witness, we develop an understanding of right...
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Tribe On Homecoming and Belonging.

Junger Sebastian - Twelve
Format: Print book

We have a strong instinct to belong to small groups defined by clear purpose and understanding--"tribes." This tribal connection has been largely lost in modern society, but regaining it may be the key to our psychological survival. Decades before the American Revolution, Benjamin...
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Mentors: How to Help and Be Helped

Russell Brand - Henry Holt and Co.
Format: Hardcover

Russell Brand explores the idea of mentoring and shares what he's learned from the guidance of his own helpers, heroes and mentors.Could happiness lie in helping others and being open to accepting help yourself? Mentors - the follow up to the New York Times bestseller Recovery...
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What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing

Oprah Winfrey - Flatiron Books
Format: Hardcover

Through deeply personal conversation, Oprah Winfrey and Dr. Perry explore how what happens to us in early childhood influences the people we become.  They challenge us to shift from focusing on, "What's wrong with you?" or "Why are you behaving that way?," to asking,...
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