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Cesar Millan's Lessons From the Pack: Ten Inspiring Ways Dogs Enrich Our Lives

Cesar Millan · National Geographic
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

In this inspiring book, best-selling author and "Dog Whisperer" Cesar Millan uses decades of experience to reveal the many ways that dogs and people can enrich each other's lives, sharing eight essential life lessons imparted by a group of very special dogs he's trained over the years....
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Where Monsters Hide: Sex, Murder, and Madness in the Midwest

M. William Phelps · Kensington
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

A tragic missing person case spirals into an unrelenting murder mystery. Intrigue, deception, and serial homicide erupt in the latest real-life thriller by New York Times bestselling investigative journalist M. William Phelps.

In October 2014, after Chris Regan failed to arrive...
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Not Quite What I Was Planning: Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous and Obscure

Rachel Fershleiser · HarperPerennial
Pages: 225
Format: Print book

Deceptively simple and surprisingly addictive, Not Quite What I Was Planning is a thousand glimpses of humanity - six words at a time.One Life. Six Words. What's Yours?When Hemingway famously wrote, "For Sale: baby shoes, never worn," he proved that an entire story can be told...
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How to Live: Or A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer

Sarah Bakewell · Other Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Winner of the 2010 National Book Critics Circle Award for BiographyHow to get along with people, how to deal with violence, how to adjust to losing someone you love—such questions arise in most people’s lives. They are all versions of a bigger question: how do you live? How do you do the good...
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Lake of the Ozarks: My Surreal Summers in a Vanishing America

Bill Geist · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Before there was "tourism" and souvenir ashtrays became "kitsch," the Lake of the Ozarks was a Shangri-La for middle-class Midwestern families on vacation, complete with man-made beaches, Hillbilly Mini Golf, and feathered rubber tomahawks.

It was there that...
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They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us

HANIF WILLIS-ABDURRAQIB · Two Dollar Radio
Pages: 236
Format: Paperback

In an age of confusion, fear, and loss, Hanif Abdurraqib's is a voice that matters. Whether he's attending a Bruce Springsteen concert the day after visiting Michael Brown's grave, or discussing public displays of affection at a Carly Rae Jepsen show, he writes with a poignancy and magnetism...
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Nine Years Under: Coming of Age in an Inner-City Funeral Home

Sheri Booker · Gotham
Format: Hardcover

Six Feet Under meets The Wire in a dazzling and darkly comic memoir about coming-of-age in a black funeral home in Baltimore Sheri Booker was only fifteen years old when she started working at Wylie Funeral Home in West Baltimore. She had no idea that her summer job would become nine years...
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The Pirate Queen: Queen Elizabeth I, Her Pirate Adventurers, and the Dawn of Empire

Susan Ronald · Harper; First Edition edition
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

Extravagant, whimsical, and hot-tempered, Elizabeth was the epitome of power, both feared and admired by her enemies. Dubbed the "pirate queen" by the Vatican and Spain's Philip II, she employed a network of daring merchants, brazen adventurers, astronomer philosophers, and her stalwart...
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Her: A Memoir

Christa Parravani · Henry Holt and Co.; 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

Wall Street Journal, "Favorite Books of the Year 2013"Cosmopolitan, "Best Books of the Year for Women"Library Journal, "Best Books of 2013"Salon, "Best Books of 2013""Haunting... more than a beautifully written memoir. [A] powerful and raw love...
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Dinner: A Love Story: It all begins at the family table

Jenny Rosenstrach · Ecco; 5.6.2012 edition
Format: Hardcover

Inspired by her beloved blog, dinneralovestory.com, Jenny Rosenstrach's Dinner: A Love Story is many wonderful things: a memoir, a love story, a practical how-to guide for strengthening family bonds by making the most of dinnertime, and a compendium of magnificent, palate-pleasing recipes.Fans...
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Lucky

Alice Sebold · Charles Scribner's Sons
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Enormously visceral, emotionally gripping, and imbued with the belief that justice is possible even after the most horrific of crimes, Alice Sebold's compelling memoir of her rape at the age of eighteen is a story that takes hold of you and won't let go.
Sebold fulfills a promise that...
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