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Connor Franta · Atria/Keywords Press
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

In his New York Times bestselling memoir, A Work in Progress, Connor Franta shared his journey from small-town Midwestern boy to full-fledged Internet sensation. Exploring his past with humor and astounding insight, Connor reminded his fans of why they first fell in love with him on YouTube...
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The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After

CLEMANTINE WAMARIYA · Crown
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"The plot provided by the universe was filled with starvation, war and rape. I would not - could not - live in that tale." Clemantine Wamariya was six years old when her mother and father began to speak in whispers, when neighbors began to disappear,...
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Dementia Reimagined: Building a Life of Joy and Dignity from Beginning to End

Tia Powell · Avery
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The cultural and medical history of dementia and Alzheimer's disease by a leading psychiatrist and bioethicist who urges us to turn our focus from cure to care.Despite being a physician and a bioethicist, Tia Powell wasn't prepared to address the challenges she faced when her grandmother,...
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The Sullivan Street Bakery Cookbook

JIM LAHEY · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A clear, illustrated guide to making sourdough and the Italian-inspired café dishes from one of Manhattan's best bakeries.Ten years ago, Jim Lahey's no-knead recipes in My Bread caused a home-baking renaissance. In this long-awaited sequel, we turn to the Sullivan Street Bakery, which...
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Give Me Liberty: Speakers and Speeches that Have Shaped America

Christopher L. Webber · Pegasus Books
Pages: 419
Format: Print book

Sure to become a classic of American oratorical history, ?Give Me Liberty reveals the enduring power of America's quest for a freer and more just society, and the context of the speeches and speakers -- from Daniel Webster and Patrick Henry to Martin Luther King and Ronald Reagan -- that...
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Hold Fast to Dreams: A College Guidance Counselor, His Students, and the Vision of a Life Beyond Poverty

Beth Zasloff · The New Press, 2014. ©2014
Pages: 306
Format: Hardcover

Since Joshua Steckel began work at a Brooklyn public high school as its first-ever college guidance counselor, every one of the hundreds of graduates he has counseled has been accepted to college, many to top-flight schools with all expenses paid. But getting in is only one small part of the drama...
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Salt in My Soul: An Unfinished Life

Mallory Smith · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The diaries of a remarkable young woman who was determined to live a meaningful and happy life despite her struggle with cystic fibrosis and a rare superbug - from age fifteen to her death at the age of twenty-five Diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at the age of three, Mallory Smith grew up to be a determined,...
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Managing Manure: How to Store, Compost, and Use Organic Livestock Wastes. A Storey BASICS® Title

Mark Kopecky · Storey Publishing, LLC
Format: Book

Anyone who raises livestock or keeps horses must deal with manure, and this concise guide shows you how to make it manageable, valuable, and even profitable. Expert Mark Kopecky thoroughly discusses the characteristics and nutrient content of the manure of various species. He then explains...
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Rescue of the Bounty: Disaster and Survival in Superstorm Sandy

Michael J. Tougias · Scribner Book Company
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

From the author of the Fall 2015 Disney movie The Finest Hours, the "thrilling and perfectly paced" (BOOKLIST ) story of the sinking and rescue of Bounty - the tall ship used in the classic 1962 movie Mutiny on the Bounty - which was caught in the path of Hurricane Sandy with...
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Christmas with Southern Living 2014: Our Best Guide to Holiday & Decorating

The Editors of Southern Living Magazine · Oxmoor House
Format: Hardcover

Christmas with Southern Living is ALL NEW for 2014. Included are special holiday menus and over 100 recipes especially designed for holiday cooking, baking, entertaining, and gift-giving. Dozens of photos, kitchen tips, and entertaining ideas add extra value to the recipe pages, which make...
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The Stowaway: A Young Man's Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica

Laurie Gwen Shapiro · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The spectacular, true story of a scrappy teenager from New York's Lower East Side who stowed away on the Roaring Twenties' most remarkable feat of science and daring: an expedition to Antarctica.It was 1928: a time of illicit booze, of Gatsby and Babe Ruth, of freewheeling fun. The Great...
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The Human Canvas: The World's Best Body Paintings

Karala Barendregt · IMPACT
Format: Hardcover

"The human body is the most beautiful thing to us, both inside and out." --Nick & Brian WolfeInside the Magical World of Bodypainting From fine art to fashion and from advertising to competition, the world of bodypainting is vast and beautiful. With The Human Canvas you will get front...
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Believer: My Forty Years in Politics

David Axelrod · Penguin Press
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

New York Times Book Review"A stout defense--indeed, the best I have read--of the Obama years."A New York Times BestsellerDavid Axelrod has always been a believer. Whether as a young journalist investigating city corruption, a campaign consultant guiding underdog candidates against...
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My Holiday in North Korea: The Funniest/Worst Place on Earth

Wendy E. Simmons · Rosettabooks
Pages: 312
Format: Print book

Most people want out of North Korea. Wendy Simmons wanted in.In My Holiday in North Korea: The Funniest/Worst Place on Earth, Wendy shares a glimpse of North Korea as it's never been seen before. Even though it's the scariest place on Earth, somehow Wendy forgot to check her sense of humor...
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The Secret Life: Three True Stories of the Digital Age

Andrew O'Hagan · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A trio of reported essays exploring identity and the InternetThe slippery online ecosystem is the perfect breeding ground for identities: true, false, and in between. The Internet shorthand IRL -- "in real life" -- now seems naïve. We no longer question the reality of online...
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