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Your Dad Stole My Rake: And Other Family Dilemmas

TOM PAPA · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

It's hard being a person, especially in a family, and no one knows that better than stand-up comedian, family man, and Live From Here head writer and performer, Tom Papa.How do you deal with a life filled with a whole host of characters and their bizarre, inescapable behavior? Especially...
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Goodbye, Sweet Girl: A Story of Domestic Violence and Survival

KELLY SUNDBERG · Harper
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"It is a hell of a thing to write about brutality and suffering with strength, grace, generosity and beauty. That's precisely what Kelly Sundberg has done in her gripping memoir about marriage and domestic violence. Sundberg's honesty is astonishing, how she laid so much of herself...
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Stealing the Show: How Women Are Revolutionizing Television

Joy Press · Atria Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

From a leading cultural journalist, a definitive look at the rise of the female showrunner - and a new golden era of television.Female writers, directors, and producers have radically transformed the television industry in recent years. Shonda Rhimes, Lena Dunham, Tina Fey, Amy Schumer,...
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Craig & Fred: A Marine, A Stray Dog, and How They Rescued Each Other

CRAIG GROSSI · William Morrow
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

The uplifting and unforgettable true story of a US Marine, the stray dog he met on an Afghan battlefield, and how they saved each other and now travel America together, "spreading the message of stubborn positivity."In 2010, Sergeant Craig Grossi was doing intelligence work for Marine...
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Phenomena: The Secret History of the U.S. Government's Investigations into Extrasensory Perception and Psychokinesis

ANNIE JACOBSEN · Back Bay Books
Pages: 544
Format: Paperback

The definitive history of the military's decades-long investigation into mental powers and phenomena, from the author of Pulitzer Prize finalist The Pentagon's Brain and international bestseller Area 51.
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I'll Have What She's Having: How Nora Ephron's Three Iconic Films Saved the Romantic Comedy

ERIN CARLSON · Hachette Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A backstage look at the making of Nora Ephron's revered trilogy--When Harry Met Sally, You've Got Mail, and Sleepless in Seattle--which brought romantic comedies back to the fore, and an intimate portrait of the beloved writer/director who inspired a generation of Hollywood women, from...
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Worried About the Wrong Things: Youth, Risk, and Opportunity in the Digital World

Jacqueline Ryan Vickery

Why media panics about online dangers overlook another urgent concern: creating equitable online opportunities for marginalized youth.It's a familiar narrative in both real life and fiction, from news reports to television storylines: a young person is bullied online, or targeted
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The Family Tree Historical Newspapers Guide: How to Find Your Ancestors in Archived Newspapers

JAMES M BEIDLER · Family Tree Books
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

There are more historical newspaper resources than you think--and they're easier to access than you know. When researched properly, no other type of record can beat historical newspapers in "taking the pulse" of their times and places, recording not just the names, but also...
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This Messy Magnificent Life: A Field Guide

GENEEN ROTH · Scribner
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Inspiring, personal, and often spiritual reflections on how women can find peace, make wise choices, practice everyday joy, and step into their power from Geneen Roth - author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Women Food and God.From the beginning, Geneen Roth was told she was too sensitive,...
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Educated: A Memoir

Tara Westover · Random House
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

An unforgettable memoir in the tradition of The Glass Castle about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge UniversityTara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains...
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Quest for the Historical Apostles: Tracing Their Lives and Legacies

W Brian Shelton · Baker Academic
Pages: 314
Format: Book

The stories and contributions of the apostles provide an important entrée into church history. This comprehensive historical and literary introduction uncovers their lives and legacies, underscoring the apostles' impact on the growth of the early church. The author collects and distills...
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Enough As She Is: How to Help Girls Move Beyond Impossible Standards of Success to Live Healthy, Happy, and Fulfilling Lives

Rachel Simmons · Harper
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

"Is it wrong that I wanted to underline every single word in this book? Simmons brilliantly crystallizes contemporary girls' dilemma: the way old expectations and new imperatives collide; how a narrow, virtually unattainable vision of 'success' comes at the expense of self-worth and well-being....
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Willpower Doesn't Work: Discover the Hidden Keys to Success

Benjamin Hardy · Hachette Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

If you're relying on willpower alone to help you lose weight, improve your relationships, or achieve more at work, you're doomed to fail. The environment around us is far too powerful, stimulating, addicting, and stressful to overcome by white knuckling. The only way to stop just...
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How Luck Happens: Using the Science of Luck to Transform Work, Love, and Life

Janice Kaplan · Dutton
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author Janice Kaplan examines the phenomenon of luck--and discovers the exciting ways you can grab opportunities and make luck for yourself every day. After spending a year researching and experiencing gratitude for The Gratitude Diaries, Janice Kaplan is back...
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Truth: How the Many Sides to Every Story Shape Our Reality

Hector Macdonald · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

For fans of Nudge, Sway, and The Art of Thinking Clearly, a fascinating dive into the many ways in which "competing truths" shape our opinions, behaviors, and beliefs.True or false? It's rarely that simple.There is more than one truth about most things. The Internet disseminates...
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Bliss More: How to Succeed in Meditation Without Really Trying

LIGHT WATKINS · Ballantine Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From one of America's top meditation teachers comes a revolutionarily simple approach to everyday practice - especially if you don't think you have the time or the patience. Imagine you're sitting on a cushion with your legs crossed, ready to tap into unlimited joy. There's just one problem:...
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Resist and Persist: Faith and the Fight for Equality

Erin Wathen · Westminster John Knox Press
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

Over the past few decades, the roles women play in public life have evolved significantly, as have the pressures that come with needing to do it all, have it all, and be all things to all people. And with this progress, misogyny has evolved as well. Today's discrimination is more subtle...
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In Plain Sight: The Kaufman County Prosecutor Murders

KATHRYN CASEY · William Morrow
Pages: 496
Format: Mass Market Paperback

JUDGE. JURY. EXECUTIONER. On a cold January morning, the killer executed Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse in broad daylight. Eight shots fired a block from the Kaufman County Courthouse. Two months later, a massacre. The day before Easter, the couple slept. Bunnies, eggs, a flower...
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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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Let's Talk about Sleep: A Guide to Understanding and Improving Your Slumber

DANIEL A BARONE · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 188
Format: Hardcover

News about sleep is everywhere we turn, and the statistics are numbing: Some 50-70 million Americans are affected by chronic sleep disorders and intermittent sleep problems; an estimated 30-35% of adults complain of insomnia; one in every 25 Americans takes a prescription sleep medication;...
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