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Things That Helped: On Postpartum Depression

Jessica Friedmann · FSG Originals
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Jessica Friedmann navigates her recovery from postpartum depression in a wide-ranging collection of personal essaysThings That Helped is a memoir in essays, detailing the Australian writer Jessica Friedmann's recovery from postpartum depression. In each essay she focuses on a separate...
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On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity, and Getting Old

Parker J Palmer · Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

From beloved and bestselling author Parker J. Palmer (Let Your Life Speak, The Courage to Teach, Healing the Heart of Democracy) , comes a beautiful book of reflections on what we can learn as we move closer to "the brink of everything."Drawing on eight decades of life -- and his career...
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Zero Sugar Cookbook

David Zinczenko · Ballantine Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Lose up to a pound a day with more than 100 mouthwatering recipes for sugar-free meals, drinks, snacks, and desserts, based on the cravings-busting, fat-melting science from Zero Sugar Diet. With Zero Sugar Diet, #1 New York Times bestselling author David Zinczenko continued his twenty-year...
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American Shorthairs

Christina Leaf · American Shorthairs (Blastoff Readers. Level 2) Library Binding – August, 2015

"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to American shorthairs. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"--
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Paradise of the Pacific: Approaching Hawaii

Susanna Moore · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

"The dramatic history of America's tropical paradise. The history of Hawaii may be said to be the story of arrivals--from the eruption of volcanoes on the ocean floor 18,000 feet below, the first hardy seeds that over millennia found their way to the islands, and the confused birds...
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World War II at Sea: A Global History

Craig L Symonds · Oxford University Press
Pages: 792
Format: Hardcover

Author of Lincoln and His Admirals (winner of the Lincoln Prize) , The Battle of Midway (Best Book of the Year, Military History Quarterly) , and Operation Neptune (winner of the Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Naval Literature) , Craig L. Symonds ranks among the country's finest...
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Little Soldiers: An American Boy, a Chinese School, and the Global Race to Achieve

LENORA CHU · Harper
Pages: 347
Format: Hardcover

New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice; Real Simple Best of the Month; Library Journal Editors' Pick

In the spirit of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, Bringing up Bébé, and The Smartest Kids in the World, a hard-hitting exploration of China's widely acclaimed yet insular...

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Navigating Your Later Years For Dummies

Arthur Alcock Rambaut · For Dummies
Pages: 360
Format: Paperback

Long-Term Care: Planning for Finance, Medical, and Living Expenses

We're living exciting bonus years - decades that our parents and grandparents didn't have. But how to navigate this complex terrain? Questions abound around long-term care planning: Where to live? How to get the best...

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Queen Victoria: Daughter, Wife, Mother, Widow

Lucy Worsley · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

The story of the queen who defied convention and defined an era

Perhaps one of the best known of the English monarchs, Queen Victoria forever shaped a chapter of English history, bequeathing her name to the Victorian age. In Queen Victoria, Lucy Worsley introduces this...

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Word Nerd: Dispatches from the Games, Grammar, and Geek Underground

John D. Williams Jr · Liveright; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

In this zany, one-of-a-kind memoir, former executive director of the National SCRABBLE Association John D. Williams Jr. brings to life the obsessions, madness, and glory of the SCRABBLE® culture -- from living-room players to world champions.Beginning his career on a lark as a freelance...
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Conscience: The Origins of Moral Intuition

Patricia Churchland · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

How do we determine right from wrong? Conscience illuminates the answer through science and philosophy.

In her brilliant work Touching a Nerve, Patricia S. Churchland, the distinguished founder of neurophilosophy, drew from scientific research on the brain to understand its philosophical...

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Walking to Listen: 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story at a Time

Andrew Forsthoefel · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

A memoir of one young man's coming of age on a cross-country trek--told through the stories of the people of all ages, races, and inclinations he meets along the highways of America.

Life is fast, and I've found it's easy to confuse the miraculous for the mundane, so I'm slowing...

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Dying for a Drink: How a Prohibition Preacher Got Away with Murder

Patrick Brode · Biblioasis
Pages: 216
Format: Paperback

Known to history as "The Fighting Parson," Reverend J.O.L. Spracklin broke into a notorious Windsor roadhouse one chilly November night in 1920 and shot and killed barkeep Beverly "Babe" Trumble. Easily acquitted by reason of self-defense, he never served a day of time....
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Dapper Dan: Made in Harlem: A Memoir

Daniel R. Day · Random House
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

"Dapper Dan is a legend, an icon, a beacon of inspiration to many in the Black community. His story isn't just about fashion. It's about tenacity, curiosity, artistry, hustle, love, and a singular determination to live our dreams out loud." - Ava Duvernay, director of Selma,...
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Rescued from ISIS: The Gripping True Story of How a Father Saved His Son

DIMITRI BONTINCK · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Rescued from ISIS is the inspiring and terrifying tale of one man's journey to the Middle East to save his child from radical Islam, and its surprising worldwide repercussions.

Dimitri Bontinck lived every parent's worst nightmare. His teenage son, introduced to Islam by his girlfriend,...

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