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A Tall History of Sugar

Curdella Forbes · Akashic Books
Pages: 372
Format: Hardcover

"In her immersive modern fairy tale, Forbes unspools an unlikely love story as well as a haunting, hypnotic piece of postcolonial Jamaican history...Arrienne's recount moves in hopscotch fashion, but it's driven forward by her enchanting voice, to which Forbes brings an electric...

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The Mommy Shorts Guide to Remarkably Average Parenting

Ilana Wiles · Harry N Abrams
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Ilana Wiles is not a good mother. She's not a bad mother either. Like most of us, she's normal. From the creator of the wildly popular blog Mommy Shorts comes Ilana Wiles's first humor book on remarkably average parenting. If you want solid advice about raising kids, this book...
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Why Can't Grandma Remember My Name?

Kent L. Karosen · Bookbaby
Pages: 36
Format: Print book

Why Can't Grandma Remember My Name? explains Alzheimer's disease in a way for parents and families to share with a younger audience what is happening to Grandma or other loved ones afflicted by the disease. The book also integrates artwork created by children juxtaposed with art created...
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Early: An Intimate History of Premature Birth and What It Teaches Us About Being Human

Sarah DiGregorio · Harper
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Inspired by the author's harrowing experience giving birth to her premature daughter, a compelling and empathetic work that combines memoir with rigorous reporting to tell the story of neonatology - and to meditate on the questions raised by premature birth. The heart of many hospitals...
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Astrology and Relationships: Simple Ways to Improve Your Relationship with Anyone

DAVID POND · Llewellyn Publications
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

Most of the advice you've read about astrological relationships covers the same ideas over and over. Libra gets along well with Leo, Aries clashes with Capricorn, and so on. But there's one problem: people are not that simple, and neither are relationships. Using the power and wisdom...
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Enlightened Aging: Building Resilience for a Long, Active Life

Eric B Larson · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A leading expert in the science of healthy aging, Dr. Eric B. Larson offers practical advice for growing old with resilience and foresight. More than just canned advice, Enlightened Aging proposes a path to resilience - one that's proven to help many stave off disability until very...
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The Last Ocean: A Journey Through Memory and Forgetting

Nicci Gerrard · Penguin Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

From the award-winning journalist and author, a lyrical, raw and humane investigation of dementia that explores both the journeys of the people who live with the condition and those of their loved ones

After a diagnosis of dementia, Nicci Gerrard's father, John, continued to live...
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Small: A true story that I sometimes wish was just a novel

Eva Napier · Independently published
Pages: 103
Format: Paperback

When we adopted Anastasia from an orphanage in Ukraine, our family had no idea what we were getting into. This is the true story of Ani's intense struggle with Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) , how it affected our entire family, and how she eventually, miraculously started to recover.
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Raising the Bottom: Making Mindful Choices in a Drinking Culture

Lisa Boucher · She Writes Press
Pages: 278
Format: Paperback

Have you ever wondered if social drinking has unintended consequences to your health, family, relationships, or your profession? Have you ever thought that losing control of your drinking couldn't happen to you or someone you love? All the women you know are too smart. Too rich. Too kind....
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Supernormal: The Untold Story of Adversity and Resilience

Meg Jay · Twelve
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Clinical psychologist and author of The Defining Decade, Dr. Meg Jay reveals the world of the "supernormal": those who soar to unexpected heights after childhood adversity.
Whether it is bullying, the loss of a parent to divorce or death, an alcoholic or mentally...
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Polygamy: An Early American History

Sarah M. S. Pearsall · Yale University Press
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking examination of polygamy showing that monogamy was not the only form marriage took in early America Today we tend to think of polygamy as an unnatural marital arrangement characteristic of fringe sects or uncivilized peoples. Historian Sarah Pearsall shows us that polygamy's...
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Viral Parenting: A Guide to Setting Boundaries, Building Trust, and Raising Responsible Kids in an Online World

Mindy McKnight · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Mindy McKnight, YouTube's favorite mom, shares the tools parents need to keep kids safe in their online lives--and shows how to create stronger family relationships as they do. A cross between Jen Hatmaker and Rosalind Wiseman, VIRAL PARENTING is a guide to raising responsible, safe,...
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Autism Spectrum Disorder: What Every Parent Needs to Know

American Academy of Pediatrics American Academy of Pediatrics · American Academy of Pediatrics
Pages: 350
Format: Paperback

This guide helps parents understand how ASDs are defined and diagnosed and offers an overview of the most current behavioral and developmental therapies. Topics include: symptoms and types of ASDs, accessing care, services in the community, and the role of complementary and alternative...
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Why Don't You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It?: A Mother's Suggestions

Patricia Marx · Celadon Books
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

The perfect Mother's Day gift: A collection of witty one-line advice New Yorker writer Patricia Marx heard from her mother, accompanied by full-color illustrations by New Yorker staff cartoonist Roz Chast.

Every mother knows best, but New Yorker writer Patty...

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