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The Rough Patch: Marriage and the Art of Living Together

DAPHNE DE MARNEFFE · Scribner
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

From a leading clinical psychologist who has counseled couples and individuals for decades, a wise, radical, and optimistic approach to marriage that promises compatibility between an individual's development and the often relentless demands of a relationship.People today are trying to make...
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The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of a Lost World

Stephen Brusatte · William Morrow
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

For fans of Sapiens, Your Inner Fish, The Sixth Extinction, and I Contain Multitudes, a sweeping narrative scientific history - the only one of its kind - that tells the epic story of the dinosaurs, examining their origins, their habitats, their extinction, and their living legacy, from...
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Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History

KATY TUR · Dey Street Books
Pages: 291
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Compelling ... this book couldn't be more timely." - Jill Abramson, New York Times Book Review From the Recipient of the 2017 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in JournalismCalled "disgraceful," "third-rate," and "not nice"...
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Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House

MICHAEL WOLFF · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

With extraordinary access to the Trump White House, Michael Wolff tells the inside storyof the most controversial presidency of our timeThe first nine months of Donald Trump's term were stormy, outrageous -- and absolutely mesmerizing. Now, thanks to his deep access to the West Wing, bestselling...
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Honestly Ben

Bill Konigsberg · Arthur A. Levine Books
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Ben Carver is back to normal. He's working steadily in his classes at the Natick School. He just got elected captain of the baseball team. He's even won a full scholarship to college, if he can keep up his grades. All that foolishness with Rafe Goldberg the past semester is in the past....
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Moral Combat: How Sex Divided American Christians and Fractured American Politics

R Marie Griffith · Basic Books
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

From an esteemed scholar of American religion and sexuality, a sweeping account of the century of religious conflict that produced our culture wars Gay marriage, transgender rights, birth control--sex is at the heart of many of the most divisive political issues of our age. The origins...
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Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make It Harder for Blacks to Succeed

Jason L. Riley · Encounter Books
Format: Hardcover

Why is it that so many efforts by liberals to lift the black underclass not only fail, but often harm the intended beneficiaries? In Please Stop Helping Us, Jason L. Riley examines how well-intentioned welfare programs are in fact holding black Americans back. Minimum-wage laws may lift...
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Everybody, Always: Becoming Love in a World Full of Setbacks and Difficult People

BOB GOFF · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

What happens when we stop avoiding difficult people and simply love everyone? In his wildly entertaining and inspiring follow-up to the New York Times bestselling phenomenon Love Does, Bob Goff takes readers on a life-altering journey into the secret of living without fear, care, constraint,...
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Anne Frank: The Biography

Melissa Müller · Metropolitan Books; Revised edition
Format: Hardcover

Updated and filled with striking new revelations, the bestselling, "superb" biography that "honors in full a life we thought we knew" (Newsweek) Praised as "remarkable," "meticulous," and "long overdue," Anne Frank: The Biography, originally...
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History Is All You Left Me

Adam Silvera · Soho Teen
Pages: 294
Format: Hardcover

"This book will make you cry, think, and then cry some more." - Nicola Yoon, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Everything, Everything From the New York Times bestselling author of More Happy Than Not comes an explosive examination of grief, mental illness, and the devastating...
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The Gilded Age: 1876–1912: Overture to the American Century

Alan Axelrod · Sterling
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The Gilded Age is in the air! This beautifully designed, fully illustrated, insightful book by noted historian Alan Axelrod provides a vivid view of American life and thought during that era. The Gilded Age - the name coined by Mark Twain to refer to the period of rapid economic growth...
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Quick & Cute Carving Projects: Patterns for 46 Projects to Carve in One Day

Lori Dickie · Fox Chapel Publishing
Pages: 72
Format: Paperback

From snowmen and Santas to puppies, pigs, and pirates, even beginning carvers can make 46 charming animal, holiday, and fantasy carvings with Quick & Cute Carving Projects!Accessible introduction to woodcarving for beginnersLearn the basics of carving "in the round" the quick...
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iWar: War and Peace in the Information Age

Bill Gertz · Threshold Editions
Pages: 372
Format: Paperback

Discover how the United States can beat China, Russia, Iran, and ISIS in the coming information-technology wars from the New York Times bestselling author and veteran Washington Times columnist Bill Gertz.America is at war, but most of its citizens don't realize it. Covert information...
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To Siri with Love: A Mother, Her Autistic Son, and the Kindness of Machines

Judith Newman · Harper
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the viral New York Times op-ed column "To Siri with Love" comes a collection of touching, hilarious, and illuminating stories about life with a thirteen-year-old boy with autism that hold insights and revelations for us all.When Judith Newman shared the story...
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The New Odyssey: The Story of the Twenty-First Century Refugee Crisis

Patrick Kingsley · Liveright Publishing Corp
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

In the humane tradition of Katherine Boo's Behind the Beautiful Forevers comes a searing account of the international refugee crisis. Intrepid and empathetic, Patrick Kingsley has traveled through seventeen countries to bear witness to the largest forced migration since the end of World...
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