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We Are Not Ourselves: A Novel

Matthew Thomas · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 620
Format: Print book

New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2014 * Washington Post Top 50 Fiction List for 2014 * Entertainment Weekly Ten Best Fiction Books of 2014 * Esquire 5 Most Important Books of 2014 * Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2014 * One of Janet Maslin's Ten Favorite Books of the Year in The New York...
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Zero Belly Cookbook: 150 Delicious Recipes to Flatten Your Belly, Turn Off Your Fat Genes, and Help Keep You Lean for Life!

David Zinczenko · Ballantine Books
Pages: 264
Format: Print book

Based on Zero Belly Diet, the revolutionary bestselling weight-loss plan from ABC News nutrition and wellness correspondent David Zinczenko, creator of Eat This, Not That!, Zero Belly Cookbook is a groundbreaking collection of recipes that will teach anyone how to cook beautifully, lose...
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Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson

S. C. Gwynne · Scribner; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the prize-winning New York Times bestseller Empire of the Summer Moon comes a thrilling account of how Civil War general Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson became a great and tragic American hero.Stonewall Jackson has long been a figure of legend and romance. As much...
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The Giver

Lois Lowry · Houghton Mifflin
Pages: 225
Format: Print book

The Giver, the 1994 Newbery Medal winner, has become one of the most influential novels of our time. The haunting story centers on twelve-year-old Jonas, who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver...
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Extreme Transformation: Lifelong Weight Loss in 21 Days

Chris Powell · Hachette Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

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Curious Minds: A Knight and Moon Novel

Janet & Sutton Phoef Evanovich · Bantam
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Janet Evanovich, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Stephanie Plum series, teams up with Emmy-winning writer Phoef Sutton for a brand-new series of mysteries featuring Emerson Knight and Riley Moon, a dynamic duo with instant and undeniable chemistry. Emerson Knight is introverted,...
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Good Leaders Ask Great Questions: Your Foundation for Successful Leadership

John C. Maxwell · Center Street
Format: Hardcover

John Maxwell, America's #1 leadership authority, has mastered the art of asking questions, using them to learn and grow, connect with people, challenge himself, improve his team, and develop better ideas. Questions have literally changed Maxwell's life. In GOOD LEADERS ASK GREAT...
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Transcription: A Novel

KATE ATKINSON · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

A dramatic story of WWII espionage, betrayal, and loyalty, by the #1 bestselling author of Life After Life In 1940, eighteen-year old Juliet Armstrong is reluctantly recruited into the world of espionage. Sent to an obscure department of MI5 tasked with monitoring the comings and goings...
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The Marshmallow Test: Mastering Self-Control

Walter Mischel · Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

Renowned psychologist Walter Mischel, designer of the famous Marshmallow Test, explains what self-control is and how to master it. A child is presented with a marshmallow and given a choice: Eat this one now, or wait and enjoy two later. What will she do? And what are the implications for her behavior...
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Unti Bernard Cornwell #1

BERNARD CORNWELL · Harper
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Bernard Cornwell's epic story of the making of England continues in this eleventh installment in the bestselling Saxon Tales series - "like Game of Thrones, but real" (The Observer) - the basis of the hit Netflix television series The Last Kingdom.His blood is SaxonHis heart...
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The Art of Memoir

Mary Karr · Harper
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Credited with sparking the current memoir explosion, Mary Karr's The Liars' Club spent more than a year at the top of the New York Times list. She followed with two other smash bestsellers: Cherry and Lit, which were critical hits as well.For thirty years Karr has also taught the form,...
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Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume 1

Julia Child · Knopf; Updated edition
Format: Paperback

The only cookbook that explains how to create authentic French dishes in American kitchens with American foods Teaches the key techniques of French cooking permitting many variations on a theme Over instructive drawings
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Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War

Steve Sheinkin · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

This captivating nonfiction investigation of the Pentagon Papers has captured widespread critical acclaim, including features in The Washington Post and on NPR, selection as a 2015 National Book Award finalist, and selection as winner of the 2016 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award.From...
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Illuminae

Amie Kaufman · Alfred A. Knopf, 2015. ©2015
Pages: 599
Format: Print book

For fans of Marie Lu comes the first book in an epic series that bends the sci-fi genre into a new dimension. "A truly beautiful novel that redefines the form." - Victoria Aveyard, bestselling author of Red Queen This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest...
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The First Hostage: A J. B. Collins Novel

Joel C Rosenberg · Tyndale House Publishers
Pages: 425
Format: Print book

"The president of the United States . . . is missing."With these words, New York Times journalist J. B. Collins, reporting from the scene of a devastating attack by ISIS terrorists in Amman, Jordan, puts the entire world on high alert. The leaders of Israel and Palestine are critically...
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