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Face Value: The Hidden Ways Beauty Shapes Women's Lives

Autumn Whitefield-Madrano · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

A thought-provoking examination of how we think and talk about beauty today - and the unexpected and often positive ways that beauty shapes our lives.For decades, we've discussed our insecurities in the face of idealized, retouched, impossibly perfect images. We've worried primping and preening...
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Conscience of a Conservative

ANONYMOUS. · Random House
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

Republican Senator Jeff Flake takes his party to task for embracing nationalism, populism, xenophobia, and the anomalous Trump presidency. The book is an urgent call for a return to bedrock conservative principle and a cry to once again put country before party. "I am a conservative....
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Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life

HECTOR GARCIA · Penguin Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

The internationally bestselling guide to the Japanese concept of ikigai - the happiness of always being busy - as revealed by the daily habits of the world's longest-living people "Only staying active will make you want to live a hundred years." - Japanese proverb According...
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Invisible: How Young Women with Serious Health Issues Navigate Work, Relationships, and the Pressure to Seem Just Fine

Michele Lent Hirsch · Beacon Press
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

What happens when you're expected to be healthy, building relationships, and starting your career but are faced with a life-altering medical condition?When we meet a young woman with a serious illness, we tend to label her an outlier. But while we might think of young female patients as anomalies,...
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The Stress-Proof Brain: Master Your Emotional Response to Stress Using Mindfulness and Neuroplasticity

Melanie Greenberg · New Harbinger Publications
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

"For people suffering from stress, this book is a godsend." - Kristin Neff, PhD, author of Self-Compassion "Highly recommended for mental health professionals and consumer health readers looking to manage stress." - Library Journal (starred review) Modern times...
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The Boy Who Loved Too Much: A True Story of Pathological Friendliness

Jennifer Latson · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The poignant story of a boy's coming-of-age complicated by Williams syndrome, a genetic disorder that makes people biologically incapable of distrust.What would it be like to see everyone as a friend? Twelve-year-old Eli D'Angelo has a genetic disorder that obliterates social inhibitions,...
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How to Fly a Horse: The Secret History of Creation, Invention, and Discovery

Kevin Ashton · Doubleday
Format: Hardcover

As a technology pioneer at MIT and as the leader of three successful start-ups, Kevin Ashton experienced firsthand the all-consuming challenge of creating something new. Now, in a tour-de-force narrative twenty years in the making, Ashton leads us on a journey through humanity's greatest...
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Pleasurable Weight Loss: The Secrets to Feeling Great, Losing Weight, and Loving Your Life Today

Jena la Flamme · Sounds True
Pages: 276
Format: Hardcover

"The key to losing weight is not about enjoying less," teaches Jena la Flamme, "it's about enjoying more." This revolutionary insight has allowed thousands of Jena's students to lose weight without boring food plans, arduous rules, or punishing exercise. Why does...
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The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-of-Age Crisis--and How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance

Ben Sasse · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 306
Format: Hardcover

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn an era of safe spaces, trigger warnings, and an unprecedented election, the country's youth are in crisis. Senator Ben Sasse warns the nation about the existential threat to America's future.Raised by well-meaning but overprotective parents and coddled...
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The Grown-Up's Guide to Teenage Humans: How to Decode Their Behavior, Develop Unshakable Trust, and Raise a Respectable Adult

Josh Shipp · Harper Wave
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Harvard's Center on the DevelopingChild found that every kid who succeeds in the face of adversity has had at least one committed relationship with a supportive adult. But JoshShipp didn't need Harvard to understand that. Once an at-risk foster kid, he was facing down a bleak future that...
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The Undoing Project: A Friendship that Changed Our Minds

Michael Lewis · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

How a Nobel Prize-winning theory of the mind altered our perception of reality.Forty years ago, Israeli psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky wrote a series of breathtakingly original studies undoing our assumptions about the decision-making process. Their papers showed the ways...
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I Think You're Totally Wrong: A Quarrel

David Shields · Knopf
Format: Hardcover

"An impassioned, funny, probing, fiercely inconclusive, nearly-to-the-death debate, about life and art-cocktails included. Caleb Powell always wanted to become an artist, but he overcommitted to life (he's a stay-at-home dad to three young girls) . David Shields always wanted...
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The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down: How to Be Calm and Mindful in a Fast-Paced World

Hyemin · Penguin Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A multimillion-copy bestselling book of spiritual wisdom about the importance of slowing down in our fast-paced world"Is it the world that's busy, or is it my mind?"The world moves fast, but that doesn't mean we have to. In this bestselling mindfulness guide - it has sold more...
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