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List created by Susan C. on Oct 2, 2012
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Common Coastal Birds of Florida and the Caribbean by David W. Nellis
Come to the shoreline—the edge. Discover the variety of birds that make this unsettled interface their home. This book is for those who enjoy that precarious and ever-changing zone where the sea meets the land and want to understand the birds that frequent this special habitat in Florida...  more


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Common Coastal Birds of Florida and the Caribbean by David W. Nellis
Come to the shoreline—the edge. Discover the variety of birds that make this unsettled interface their home. This book is for those who enjoy that precarious and ever-changing zone where the sea meets the land and want to understand the birds that frequent this special habitat in Florida...  more


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Troubled Refuge: Struggling for Freedom in the Civil War by Chandra Manning
From the author of What This Cruel War Was Over, a vivid portrait of the Union army?s escaped-slave refugee camps and how they shaped the course of emancipation and citizenship in the United States. Even before shots were fired at Fort Sumter, slaves recognized that their bondage was at the...  more


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When Hitler Took Cocaine and Lenin Lost His Brain: History's Unknown Chapters by Gile...
Obscure and addictive true tales from history told by one of our most entertaining historians, Giles MiltonThe first installment in Giles Milton's outrageously entertaining series, History's Unknown Chapters: colorful and accessible, intelligent and illuminating, Milton shows his customary...  more


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Incident at Big Sky: The True Story of Sheriff Johnny France and the Capture of the M...
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Nothing Like an Ocean: Stories (Kentucky Voices) by Jim Tomlinson
Jim Tomlinson's previous book of short stories, Things Kept, Things Left Behind, won the prestigious Iowa Short Fiction Award and received enthusiastic reviews. The New York Times compared the strong sense of place in Tomlinson's writing to that found in the works of Flannery O'Connor and Alice...  more


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In Brief: Short Takes on the Personal by Unknown Author
An exciting new anthology by the editors of the popular In Short, about which Publishers Weekly said: "Even readers skeptical of short-attention-span publishing will find these shorts addictive." In their previous collection Judith Kitchen and Mary Paumier Jones coined the term "short" for those...  more


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The Girls in the Water: A completely gripping serial killer thriller with a shocking ...
Two gone. One whose past could kill her. When the body of Lola Evans is found in a local park on a cold winter?s morning, Detective Alex King and her new recruit Chloe Lane are called in to lead the hunt for the killer. Days later, a second girl goes missing. It seems the two shared a troubled...  more


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Sober and Staying That Way : The Missing Link in the Cure for Alcoholism by Susan Pow...
Stop the Insanity!, Susan Powter's first bestselling book, changed the way millions of people look at the diet-and-fitness industry and helped them get lean, strong, and healthy. Now, is Sober...and Staying That Way, Susan once again shares a practical and proven program: the missing link in the...  more


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Classmates, The: Privilege, Chaos, and the End of an Era by Geoffrey Douglas
Fifty years ago, in the fall of 1957, two thirteen-year-old boys were enrolled at an elite, boys-only New England boarding school. One of them, descended from wealth and eminence, would go on to Yale, then to a career as a navy officer and Vietnam war hero, and finally to the U.S. Senate, from...  more


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The Long Emancipation: The Demise of Slavery in the United States (Nathan I. Huggins ...
Perhaps no event in American history arouses more impassioned debate than the abolition of slavery. Answers to basic questions about who ended slavery, how, and why remain fiercely contested more than a century and a half after the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment. In The Long...  more


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I've Got You Under My Skin (Under Suspicion, Bk 1) by Mary Higgins Clark
When Laurie Moran's husband was brutally murdered, only three-year-old Timmy saw the face of his father's killer. Five years later his piercing blue eyes still haunt Timmy's dreams. Laurie is haunted by more: the killer's threat to her son as he fled the scene: Tell your mother...  more


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Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the ...
In the tradition of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, a stunningly vivid historical account of the forty-year battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American West, centering on Quanah, the greatest Comanche chief of them all. S. C. Gwynne’s Empire of the...  more


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Serial Killing for Profit: Multiple Murder for Money by Dirk C. Gibson
Serial Killing for Profit: Multiple Murder for Money addresses a gap in the existing literature by documenting one dozen of the most notorious perpetrators of commercial serial murder—murderers who kill to secure inheritances and pensions, to sell possessions or even the body itself, or as...  more


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Midwinter Break: A Novel by Bernard MacLaverty
For readers of Colm Toíbín, a moving portrait of a marriage in crisis and a couple?s search for salvation.A retired couple, Gerry and Stella, travel to Amsterdam for a holiday to refresh the senses, do some sightseeing, and generally take stock of their lives. Their relationship seems easy,...  more


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Exposed (Rosato & DiNunzio, Bk 5) by Lisa Scottoline
A BATTLE FOR JUSTICE PITS PARTNER AGAINST PARTNER... Mary DiNunzio wants to represent her old friend Simon Pensiera, a sales rep who was wrongly fired by his company, but her partner Bennie Rosato represents the parent company. When she confronts Mary, explaining this is a conflict of...  more


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Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick
A collection of humorous autobiographical essays by the Academy Award-nominated actress and star of Up in the Air and Pitch Perfect. ?I?m excited to publish my first book, and because I get uncomfortable when people have high expectations, I'd like to use this opportunity to showcase my...  more


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Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life by Jenna Bush Hager & Bar...
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Get Capone: The Secret Plot That Captured America's Most Wanted Gangster by Jonathan ...
Drawing on thousands of pages of recently discovered government documents, wiretap transcripts, and Al Capone?s handwritten personal letters, New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Eig tells the dramatic story of the rise and fall of the nation?s most notorious criminal in rich new...  more


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Ali: A Life by Jonathan Eig
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It's Not Yet Dark: A Memoir by Simon Fitzmaurice
?Beautifully written. Utterly life-affirming.?  ?Alan Rickman A luminous memoir in the tradition of The Diving Bell and the Butterfly and a #1 bestseller upon its initial release in Ireland, a young filmmaker gives us ?a story of courage, of heart, of coming back for more, of love and struggle...  more


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The Address: A Novel by Fiona Davis
Fiona Davis, author of The Dollhouse, returns with a compelling novel about the thin lines between love and loss, success and ruin, passion and madness, all hidden behind the walls of The Dakota, New York City?s most famous residence. After a failed apprenticeship, working her way up to head...  more


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Watch Me Disappear: A Novel by Janelle Brown
A mother with a troubled past vanishes while hiking, leaving her family to piece together her secrets, in this keenly observed novel for fans of Big Little Lies?from the bestselling author of All We Ever Wanted Was Everything. It?s been a year since Billie Flanagan?a beautiful, charismatic...  more


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Manhood for Amateurs: The Pleasures and Regrets of a Husband, Father, and Son by Mich...
A few years ago, Entertainment Weekly painted a word picture of married novelists Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman working back-to-back at opposite desks in a backyard writing cottage that smells of Spanish cedar, "a famous -and famously in love- writing pair like Nick and Nora Charles...  more


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Moonglow: A Novel by Michael Chabon
"This book is beautiful.? ? A.O. Scott, New York Times Book Review, cover review?An exuberant meld of fiction and family history.? ? Hamilton Cain, O MagazineFollowing on the heels of his New York Times bestselling novel Telegraph Avenue, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon delivers...  more


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One of Ours by Willa Cather
One of Ours by Willa Cather... One of Ours is a novel by Willa Cather that won the 1923 Pulitzer Prize for the Novel. It tells the story of the life of Claude Wheeler, a Nebraska native around the turn of the 20th century. The son of a successful farmer and an intensely pious mother, he is...  more


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A Sick Life: My Journey Through Sickness and Superstardom by Tionne Watkins
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Uncommon Type: Some Stories by Tom Hanks
A collection of seventeen wonderful short stories showing that two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks is as talented a writer as he is an actor. A gentle Eastern European immigrant arrives in New York City after his family and his life have been torn apart by his country's civil war. A man who loves...  more


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Origin (Robert Langdon, Bk 5) by Dan Brown
Whoever You Are.  Whatever You Believe.  Everything Is About To Change.  Bilbao, Spain   Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology and religious iconology, arrives at the ultramodern Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to attend a major announcement—the unveiling of a...  more


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Logical Family: A Memoir by Armistead Maupin
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Recipes for Melissa: The heartbreaking story of a mother's goodbye to her daughter by...
Is it ever too late for the gift of goodbye? As I write now, you are eight years old ? asleep in the bed next door in princess pyjamas, with a fairy costume discarded on the floor. Twenty-Five. The age I had you. The age our story began. And the age, I hope, that will see you truly ready for...  more


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I Am Watching You by Teresa Driscoll
What would it take to make you intervene? When Ella Longfield overhears two attractive young men flirting with teenage girls on a train, she thinks nothing of it?until she realises they are fresh out of prison and her maternal instinct is put on high alert. But just as she?s decided to call for...  more


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The Last Ballad (Larger Print) by Wiley Cash
Twelve times a week, twenty-eight-year-old Ella May Wiggins makes the two-mile trek to and from her job on the night shift at American Mill No. 2 in Bessemer City, North Carolina. The insular community considers the mill’s owners—the newly arrived Goldberg brothers—white but...  more


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A Land More Kind Than Home. by Wiley Cash by Wiley Cash
We never should've gone up there ...' One Sunday, nine-year-old Jess Hall watches in horror as his autistic brother is smothered during a healing service in the mountains of North Carolina. The unimaginable violence that follows must be untangled by a local sheriff with his own tragic past. A...  more


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The Night Strangers by Chris Bohjalian
In a dusty corner of a basement in a rambling Victorian house in northern New Hampshire, a door has long been sealed shut with 39 six-inch-long carriage bolts.              The home's new owners are Chip and Emily Linton and...  more


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The Guest Room (Vintage Contemporaries) by Chris Bohjalian
From the New York Times bestselling author of Midwives and The Sandcastle Girls comes the spellbinding tale of a party gone horribly wrong: two men lie dead in a suburban living room, two women are on the run from police, and a marriage is ripping apart at the seams. When Kristin Chapman...  more


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The Glass Eye: A memoir by Jeannie Vanasco
For fans of Maggie Nelson and Meghan O?Rourke, Jeannie Vanasco emerges as a definitive new voice in this stunning portrait of a daughter's love for her father and her near-unraveling after his death. The night before her father dies, eighteen-year-old Jeannie Vanasco promises she will write a...  more


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nineties: A Story with No Moral by Lucy Ives
Lucy Ives?s novella nineties is a portrait of teenage friends navigating Manhattan?s privileged class in an era of excess. Against the backdrop of a New York City private school during the 1990s, three girls steal a credit card for a gratuitous one-day shopping spree. As they traverse a world...  more


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Revolution by Russell Brand
We all know the system isn?t working. Our governments are corrupt and the opposing parties pointlessly similar. Our culture is filled with vacuity and pap, and we are told there?s nothing we can do: ?It?s just the way things are.?   In this book, Russell Brand hilariously lacerates the straw...  more


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Attempting Normal by Marc Maron
NATIONAL BESTSELLER People make a mess.   Marc Maron was a parent-scarred, angst-filled, drug-dabbling, love-starved comedian who dreamed of a simple life: a wife, a home, a sitcom to call his own. But instead he woke up one day to find himself fired from his radio job, surrounded by feral...  more


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Unqualified by Anna Faris
Anna Faris has advice for you. And it's great advice, because she's been through it all, and she wants to tell you what she's learned. Her comic memoir and first book, Unqualified, will share Anna?s candid, sympathetic, and entertaining stories of love lost and won. Part memoir, part humorous,...  more


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The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena
An instant New York Times bestseller. Look out for Shari Lapena's next thriller, A STRANGER IN THE HOUSE, coming August 2017. ?The twists come as fast [as] you can turn the pages.? ?People ?Provocative and shocking.? ?Lisa Gardner, New York Times bestselling author of Find Her ?I read this...  more


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The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena
How well do you know the couple next door? Or your husband? Or even yourself? People are capable of almost anything. A domestic suspense debut about a young couple and their apparently friendly neighbors. Anne and Marco Conti seem to have it all, a loving relationship, a wonderful...  more


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Hide and Seek: DI Helen Grace 6 (Detective Inspector Helen Grace) by M. J. Arlidge
AFTER Little Boy Blue FIND OUT WHAT AWAITS DI HELEN GRACE IN THE SIXTH THRILLER BY BESTSELLING AUTHOR M. J. ARLIDGE: Hide and Seek PRAISE FOR M.J. ARLIDGE: 'Helen Grace is one of the greatest heroes to come along in years' JEFFERY DEAVER 'The new Jo Nesbo' JUDY FINNIGAN 'Fast paced and...  more


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Capital Gaines: The Smart Things I Learned Doing Stupid Stuff by Chip Gaines
The most important step is taking the first one. The funny and talented Chip Gaines is well known to millions of people as a TV star, renovation expert, bestselling author, husband to Joanna, and father of 4 in Waco, Texas. But long before the world took notice, Chip was a serial entrepreneur...  more


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The River of Consciousness by Oliver Sacks
From the best-selling author of Gratitude, On the Move, and Musicophilia, a collection of essays that displays Oliver Sacks's passionate engagement with the most compelling and seminal ideas of human endeavor: evolution, creativity, memory, time, consciousness, and experience. Oliver Sacks, a...  more


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Homeschooled Teens: 75 Young People Speak About Their Lives Without School by Sue Pat...
Are you panicking about homeschooling your teen? Do you fear they'll miss the various activities associated with adolescence? Maybe you're afraid you'll close doors for them or they won't be well-prepared for adulthood? Are you afraid you're going to mess things up or ?make them weird?? ...  more


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Indian Larry: Chopper Shaman by Dave Nichols & Andrea "Bambi" Cambridge
A stunt man and sideshow performer made famous by the Discovery Channel, Indian Larry Desmedt is best remembered for his remarkable custom motorcycles, his wild tattoos, and his love for building and riding rolling art. This book, by those who knew him best, offers a closer look at this chopper...  more


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Why We Don't Suck: And How All of Us Need to Stop Being Such Partisan Little Bitches ...
From the author of the bestselling Why We Suck comes a searing comic look at these divisive times, skewering liberals and conservatives alike with a signature dose of sarcasm and common sense.   Denis Leary refutes the current highly partisan Right Wing Nutjob versus Left Wing Snowflake...  more


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Based on a True Story: A Memoir by Norm Macdonald
Wild, dangerous, and flat-out unbelievable, here is the incredible memoir of the actor, gambler, raconteur, and one of the best stand-up comedians of all time. As this book s title suggests, Norm Macdonald tells the story of his life more or less from his origins on a farm in...  more


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Miles Davis / 1973: "My Ego Only Needs A Good Rhythm Section" by Stephen Davis
In March of 1973, young music journalist Stephen Davis was given the assignment of a lifetime: a rare interview with the legendary Miles Davis. What transpired was both a clash of worlds and a union of musical minds. Compiled here is the fruit of that interview, alongside Stephen Davis' own...  more


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The Imperfect Marriage: Help for Those Who Think It's Over by Tracy Strawberry & ...
A marriage guidebook for the not-so-perfect marriage?filled with extremely candid, practical, and biblically based principles?proven to make any relationship successful. Darryl and Tracy Strawberry admit they have ?made every possible mistake you can make in marriage.? Together, this devoted...  more


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Radio Free Vermont: A Fable of Resistance by Bill McKibben
 ?I hope no one secedes, but I also hope that Americans figure out creative ways to resist injustice and create communities where everybody counts.  We've got a long history of resistance in Vermont and this book is testimony to that fact.? ?Bernie Sanders A book that's also the beginning of...  more


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Spineless: The Science of Jellyfish and the Art of Growing a Backbone by Juli Berwald
A former ocean scientist goes in pursuit of the slippery story of jellyfish, rediscovering her passion for marine science and the sea?s imperiled ecosystems. Jellyfish are an enigma. They have no centralized brain, but they see and feel and react to their environment in complex ways. They look...  more


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Missing, Presumed: A Novel by Susie Steiner
For readers of Kate Atkinson and Tana French comes a page-turning literary mystery that brings to life the complex and wholly relatable Manon Bradshaw, a strong-willed detective assigned to a high-risk missing persons case. At thirty-nine, Manon Bradshaw is a devoted and respected member of...  more


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The Road Ahead: Inspirational Stories of Open Hearts and Minds by Jane Seymour
How we handle life?s challenges?from medical crises to broken hearts to career failures?defines us as we face the road ahead.  Each of us knows the absolute joy that a new relationship, or the birth of a child, or fulfilling your heart?s desire can bring. But it?s the life events that aren?t so...  more


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Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke
A powerful thriller about the explosive intersection of love, race, and justice from a writer and producer of the Emmy winning Fox TV show Empire. When it comes to law and order, East Texas plays by its own rules - a fact that Darren Mathews, a black Texas Ranger, knows all too well. Deeply...  more


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Natural Disaster: I Cover Them. I am One. by Ginger Zee
ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee pulls back the curtain on her life in Natural Disaster. Ginger grew up in small-town Michigan where she developed an obsession with weather as a young girl. Ginger opens up about her lifelong battle with crippling depression, her romances that range from...  more


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The Trunk Murderess: Winnie Ruth Judd : The Truth About an American Crime Legend Reve...
True crime, social history, psychological insight - it's all here in The Trunk Murderess: Winnie Ruth Judd by award-winning investigative journalist Jana Bommersbach. Along with Bugsy, Dillinger, and Lizzie Borden, Winnie Ruth Judd entered the pages of true crime history when, in 1931, the...  more


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The I-5 Killer (Large Print) by Ann Rule & aka & Andy Stack
As a young man, Randall Woodfield had it all--a star athlete, good looks, and an award-winning student. Working in the swinging West Coast bar scene, he had more than his share of women. But he wanted more than just sex. An appetite for unspeakable violent acts led him to cruise the I-5 highway...  more


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Print the Legend : The Life and Times of John Ford by Scott Eyman
"When the legend becomes fact, print the legend." This line comes from director John Ford's film, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, but it also serves as an epigram for the life of the legendary filmmaker. Through a career that spanned decades and included work on dozens of films -- among them...  more


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Cooked: From the Streets to the Stove, from Cocaine to Foie Gras by Jeff Henderson
Jeff Henderson was just another inner-city black kid born into a world of poverty and limited options, where crime seemed to provide the only way to get out. Raised mostly by his single mother, who struggled just to keep food on the table, Jeff dreamed big. He had to get out and he soon did by...  more


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Zelda Fitzgerald: The Tragic, Meticulously Researched Biography of the Jazz Age's Hig...
The definitive biography of F. Scott Fitzgerald's wife, who became "the first American flapper."Zelda Fitzgerald was the mythical American Dream Girl of the Roaring Twenties who became, in the words of her husband, F. Scott Fitzgerald, ?the first American flapper.? Their romance transformed a...  more


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On the Road to West Egg: The Volatile Relationship of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald b...
Glamour, alcohol, reckless and carefree behavior--all themes of a great F. Scott Fitzgerald novel? Yes. But, in the case of Fitzgerald, fiction imitates life. Fitzgerald's marriage to Zelda was volatile from the start--it was plagued by alcohol abuse, debt, and mental illness. "The Great Gatsby"...  more


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Zelda an Illustrated Life: The Private World of Zelda Fitzgerald by Zelda Fitzgerald ...
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Today, F. Scott Fitzgerald is known for his novels, but in his lifetime, his fame stemmed from his prolific achievement as one of America's most gifted (and best-paid) writers of stories and novellas. In The Short Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Matthew J. Bruccoli, the country's premier...  more


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And That's Not All: The Memoirs of Joan Plowright (Windsor Selection) by Joan Plowrig...
Joan Plowright was a north country girl who came to London, acted at the Royal Court Theatre - and married England's greatest actor, Laurence Olivier. She recalls what began as an illicit romance by drawing on the love letters they wrote to each other. Here for the first time Joan Plowright...  more


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The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity by Dr. Dr. Nad...
A pioneering physician reveals how childhood stress leads to lifelong health problems and what we can do to break the cycle. Dr. Nadine Burke Harris was already known as a crusading physician delivering targeted care to vulnerable children. But it was Diego?a boy who had stopped growing after...  more


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The Other Side of Everything: A Novel by Lauren Doyle Owens
Laura Lippman meets Megan Abbott in this suspenseful literary debut featuring three generations of neighbors whose lives intersect in the aftermath of a violent crime. Amy Unger is an artist and a cancer survivor whose devastating illness ended her marriage and left her life in ruin. After an...  more


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Happiness Is a Choice You Make: Lessons from a Year Among the Oldest Old by John Lela...
An extraordinary look at what it means to grow old and a heartening guide to well-being, Happiness Is a Choice You Make weaves together the stories and wisdom of six New Yorkers who number among the ?oldest old?? those eighty-five and up.In 2015, when the award-winning journalist John Leland set...  more


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David Bowie by Dylan Jones
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Mother's Day by Dennis McDougal
A modern murderous Medea... In June of l985, while her teenage sons held their half-sister down, Theresa Cross beat her 19-year-old daughter Sheila unconscious and then stuffed her into a 2' X 2' storage locker. After three days, the knocking, kicking, and cries stopped. Theresa and...  more


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An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
"You can never unlove someone. Love makes a place in your body, throbbing right alongside your heart."  In An American Marriage, the author of Silver Sparrow returns with a stunning novel about race, loyalty, and love that endures. Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment...  more


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The Passenger by Lisa Lutz
From the author of the New York Times bestselling Spellman Files series, Lisa Lutz?s latest blistering thriller is about a woman who creates and sheds new identities as she crisscrosses the country to escape her past: you?ll want to buckle up for the ride! In case you were wondering, I didn?t...  more


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Flesh and Blood (Kay Scarpetta, Bk 22) by Patricia Cornwell
It’s Dr. Kay Scarpetta’s birthday and she’s about to head to Miami for a vacation with her FBI profiler husband Benton Wesley when she notices seven pennies on a wall behind their Cambridge house. Is this a kids’ game? If so, why are all of the coins dated 1981 and so...  more


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My Days: Happy and Otherwise by Marion Ross
For eleven seasons, Marion Ross was head of one of America?s favorite television households. Now meet the lovable real-life woman behind the Happy Days mom . . .   Before she was affectionately known to millions as ?Mrs. C.,? Marion Ross began her career as a Paramount starlet who went on to...  more


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The Manson Women and Me: Monsters, Morality, and Murder by Nikki Meredith
In the summer of 1969, Leslie Van Houten and Patricia Krenwinkel carried out horrific acts of butchery on the orders of the charismatic cult leader Charles Manson. At their murder trial the following year, lead prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi described the two so-called Manson Women as ?human...  more


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Life Itself: A Memoir by Roger Ebert
Roger Ebert is the best-known film critic of our time. He has been reviewing films for the Chicago Sun-Times since 1967, and was the first film critic ever to win a Pulitzer Prize. He has appeared on television for four decades, including twenty-three years as cohost of Siskel & Ebert at the...  more


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Sons of Wichita: How the Koch Brothers Became America's Most Powerful and Private Dyn...
Like the Rockefellers and the Kennedys, the Kochs are one of the most influential dynasties of the modern age, but they have never been the subject of a major biography... until now. Not long after the death of his father, Charles Koch, then in his early 30s, discovered a letter the family...  more


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Indefensible: The Missing Truth about Steven Avery, Teresa Halbach, and Making a Murd...
An insider exposes the shocking facts deliberately left out of the hit Netflix series Making a Murderer?and argues persuasively that Steven Avery was rightfully convicted in the 2005 killing of Teresa Halbach.   After serving eighteen years for a crime he didn?t commit, Steven Avery was...  more


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The Trauma Cleaner: One Woman's Extraordinary Life in the Business of Death, Decay, a...
A fascinating, incredible true story about the person who spends her life cleaning up after traumas.Do you know who cleans up a murder scene? It?s not the police or the paramedics. It?s people like Sandra Pankhurst, a trauma cleaner for whom death and decay are a part of life. Sandra?s trauma...  more


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Paul Simon: The Life by Robert Hilburn
A publishing event from music legend Paul Simon: an intimate, candid, and definitive biography written with Simon?s participation?but without editorial control?by acclaimed biographer and music writer Robert Hilburn. Through such hits as ?The Sound of Silence,? ?Bridge Over Troubled Water,?...  more


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Ann the Word by Richard Francis
Believed by her followers to have been the second incarnation of Christ, Ann Lee may be one of the most extraordinary and mysterious women in the history of Western culture. From humble origins in Manchester, England, she became the visionary religious leader of the Shakers, a small religious...  more


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Journey of the Pink Dolphins : An Amazon Quest by Sy Montgomery
Scientists call them Inia geoffransin, an ancient species of toothed whale whose origin dates back about 15 million years. To the local people of the Amazon, pink river dolphins are "botos," shape shifters that, in the guise of human desire, can claim your soul and take you to the Encante, an...  more


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The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness by ...
Another New York Times bestseller from the author of The Good Good Pig, this ?fascinating?touching?informative?entertaining? (Daily Beast) book explores the emotional and physical world of the octopus?a surprisingly complex, intelligent, and spirited creature?and the remarkable connections it...  more


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Birdology: Adventures with a Pack of Hens, a Peck of Pigeons, Cantankerous Crows, Fie...
Meet the ladies: a flock of smart, affectionate, highly individualistic chickens who visit their favorite neighbors, devise different ways to hide from foxes, and mob the author like she?s a rock star. In these pages you?ll also meet Maya and Zuni, two orphaned baby hummingbirds who hatched from...  more


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How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals by Sy Montgomery
 National Book Award finalist Sy Montgomery reflects on the personalities and quirks of 13 animals?her friends?who have profoundly affected her in this stunning, poetic, and life-affirming memoir featuring illustrations by Rebecca Green. Understanding someone who belongs to another species can...  more


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American Like Me: Reflections on Life Between Cultures by America Ferrera
From award-winning actress and political activist America Ferrera comes a vibrant and varied collection of first person accounts from prominent figures about the experience of growing up between cultures. America Ferrera has always felt wholly American, and yet, her identity is inextricably...  more


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The King of Con: How a Smooth-talking Jersey Boy Made and Lost Billions, Baffled the ...
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Back to the Garden: The Story of Woodstock and How It Changed a Generation by Pete Fo...


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Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
"A lush debut; Owens delivers her mystery wrapped in gorgeous, lyrical prose." --Alexandra Fuller, author of Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight How long can you protect your heart? For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in...  more


Susan C.
American Hunter: How Legendary Hunters Shaped America's History by Willie Robertson &...
New York Times bestselling author and star of A&E?s Duck Dynasty, Willie Robertson, teams up with William Doyle, the bestselling co-author of American Gun, to share the history of America?s most well known hunters. American Hunter is the first book ever to compile a chronological history of...  more

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