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Books read in 2018
List created by Beverly S. (bassetmom) - , on Jan 12, 2018
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Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick
The New York Times bestselling collection of humorous autobiographical essays by the Academy Award­?nominated actress and star of Up in the Air and Pitch Perfect. Even before she made a name for herself on the silver screen starring in films like Pitch Perfect, Up in the Air, Twilight, and Into...  more


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Holiday Grind (Coffeehouse, Bk 8) by Cleo Coyle
There's nothing cozier than a winter evening in Greenwich Village. Streetlights shimmer through icy flakes, cafes glow with welcoming warmth, and a layer of snow dusts historic townhouses like powdered sugar on holiday confections. Murder has no place in such a pretty picture, until...  more


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Roast Mortem (Coffeehouse, Bk 9) by Cleo Coyle
Clare Cosi, manager and head barista of the landmark Village Blend coffeehouse, has perfected the pulling of steaming hot espresso. But ,can she keep New York's Bravest from getting burned? When the firefighters of Ladder Company 189 pull Clare's friends out of a blazing...  more


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A Taste Of Chicken Soup For The Christian Soul by Jack Canfield & Mark Victor Han...
Some of the stories from Chicken Soup For The Christian Soul are in this cute little book.


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I Don't Know What You Know Me From: Confessions of a Co-Star by Judy Greer
Like Tina Fey, Chelsea Handler, and other (bestselling) co-stars, Judy Greer is taking pen to paper and in her honest, self-deprecating, and hilariously relatable way reminding us why she's not America's sweetheart but America's best friend. You know Judy Greer, right? Wait, what was she...  more


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A Mother's Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy by Sue Klebold
In A Mother's Reckoning, Sue Klebold, for the first time, recounts, based on her recollections, her daily journals, and the difficult and harrowing writings and video recordings her son left behind, the days and months leading up to the tragic shooting at Columbine High School, where 12 students...  more


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And That's Not All by Joan Plowright
Joan Plowright, fresh from making a new film with Peter O'Toole, has, after years of saying no, finally written her memoirs. She's had quite a life, not least having been married for twenty years to Laurence Olivier. She feels enough time has elapsed for a no holds barred approach. They...  more


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The Mistletoe Secret (The Mistletoe Collection) by Richard Paul Evans
From the master of the Christmas novel, The Mistletoe Secret is a moving holiday story about two people who brave loneliness and loss to find love. Twenty-nine-year-old Kelly Arrington is at a low point in life. Briefly married, her husband abandoned her before the birth of their stillborn...  more


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If Only (aka Grace) by Richard Paul Evans
If only I could stay with you forever. I would. Eric is having a hard time adjusting to his family’s move from California to Utah. Then he meets Grace -- his classmate and a runaway -- dumpster diving behind the burger joint where he works. Eric decides the only thing to do is...  more


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How to Succeed in Business Without Really Crying by Carol Leifer
Part memoir, part guide to life, and all incredibly funny, How to Succeed in Business without Really Crying is a book by a woman?and for women?who are driven, determined, and definitely not afraid to ?lean in.? Carol Leifer is lucky to have had a long career in comedy, from 1970s stand-up to...  more


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Down the Rabbit Hole: Curious Adventures and Cautionary Tales of a Former Playboy Bun...
The shocking, never-before-told story of the bizarre world inside the legendary Playboy Mansion and, finally, the secret truth about the man who holds the key from one of the few people who truly knows: Hef s former #1 girlfriend and star of The Girls Next DoorA spontaneous decision at age...  more


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Congratulations, By the Way: Some Thoughts on Kindness by George Saunders
Three months after George Saunders gave a graduation address at Syracuse University, a transcript of that speech was posted on the website of The New York Times, where its simple, uplifting message struck a deep chord. Within days, it had been shared more than one million times....  more


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The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald & Alice Menzies (Transla...
Once you let a book into your life, the most unexpected things can happen... Broken Wheel, Iowa, has never seen anyone like Sara, who traveled all the way from Sweden just to meet her book-loving pen pal. When she arrives, however, she finds Amy's funeral guests just leaving. The...  more


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Dark Pursuit by Brandilyn Collins
Killers are suppose to be cold-hearted strangers, people whom you hear about and never meet, but what happens when you suspect someone close to you might be a murderer? In Dark Pursuit by Brandilyn Collins, Kaitlan Serig discovers that her boyfriend, the son of the police chief, might have...  more


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See How Small by Scott Blackwood
One late autumn evening in a Texas town, two strangers walk into an ice cream shop shortly before closing time. They bind up the three teenage girls who are working the counter, set fire to the shop, and disappear. SEE HOW SMALL tells the stories of the survivors -- family, witnesses, and...  more


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The Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son Talk About Life, Love, and Loss by Ander...
A touching and intimate correspondence between Anderson Cooper and his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, offering timeless wisdom and a revealing glimpse into their lives Though Anderson Cooper has always considered himself close to his mother, his intensely busy career as a journalist for CNN and...  more


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The Fever by Megan Abbott
The panic unleashed by a mysterious contagion threatens the bonds of family and community in a seemingly idyllic suburban community. The Nash family is close-knit. Tom is a popular teacher, father of two teens: Eli, a hocky star and girl magnet, and his sister Deenie, a diligent student. Their...  more


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Why We Write: 20 Acclaimed Authors on How and Why They Do What They Do by Meredith Ma...
Twenty of America's bestselling authors share tricks, tips, and secrets of the successful writing life. Anyone who's ever sat down to write a novel or even a story knows how exhilarating and heartbreaking writing can be. So what makes writers stick with it? In Why We Write, twenty...  more


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Winter Street by Elin Hilderbrand
"Open this diverting tale of family dysfunction and you'll find a holiday package filled with humor, romance and realism." --USA Today Kelley Quinn is the owner of Nantucket's Winter Street Inn and the proud father of four grown children: Patrick, a hedge fund manager; Kevin, a bartender; Ava,...  more


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Winter Stroll by Elin Hilderbrand
The Quinn family celebrates their most dramatic Christmas yet in this enchanting sequel to Elin Hilderbrand's bestselling Winter Street. Christmas on Nantucket finds Winter Street Inn owner Kelley Quinn and his family busily preparing for the holiday season. Though the year has brought...  more


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A Moment for Prayer - 365 Simple Prayers for Any Minute in Your Day by Inc. Product C...
A Moment for Prayers is the perfect book to keep at your bedside, on your kitchen table, at your workplace, or next to your favorite chair. Share this book, too, with a friend who could use encouragement and support. Turn to any of the simple prayers in this book and lift a thought, care, or...  more


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Murder by Mocha (Coffeehouse, Bk 10) by Cleo Coyle
A divorced, single mom in her forties, Clare Cosi is a coffee shop manager by day, an irrepressible snoop by night. When something is wrong, she considers it her mission in life to right it, and murder is as wrong as it gets.  Can coffee enhance your love life? Clare's Village...  more


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The Obsession by Nora Roberts
“She stood in the deep, dark woods, breath shallow and cold prickling over her skin despite the hot, heavy air. She took a step back, then two, as the urge to run fell over her.”    Naomi Bowes lost her innocence the night she followed her father into the woods. In...  more


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Holiday Buzz (Coffeehouse, Bk 12) by Cleo Coyle
Holiday time is party time in New York City, but after a sparkling winter bash ends with a murder, Village Blend coffeehouse manager Clare Cosi vows to put the killer on ice...  At the Great New York Cookie Swap, pastry chefs bake up their very best for charity. Clare is in charge of...  more


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When the Time Comes: Families with Aging Parents Share Their Struggles and Solutions ...
What will you do when you get the call that a loved one has had a heart attack or a stroke? Or when you realize that a family member is too frail to live alone, but too healthy for a nursing home?Journalist Paula Span shares the resonant narratives of several families who faced these questions....  more


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Hollow City (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, Bk 2) by Ransom Riggs
September 3, 1940. Ten peculiar children flee an army of deadly monsters. And only one person can help them -- but she’s trapped in the body of a bird. The extraordinary journey that began in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children continues as Jacob Portman and his newfound...  more


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If Theres Anything I Can Do: An Easy Guide to Showing You Care by Susan McClelland &a...
For those of us who find ourselves at a loss as to how we can help friends faed with some kind of misfortunate, here are practical suggestions -- what to say, what to do, what to write, what to give. Helps you be the kind of person you want to be (and really are)!


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The Missing Kennedy: Rosemary Kennedy and the Secret Bonds of Four Women by Elizabeth...
Rosemary (Rosie) Kennedy was born in 1918, the first daughter of a wealthy Bostonian couple who later would become known as the patriarch and matriarch of America's most famous and celebrated family. Elizabeth Koehler was born in 1957, the first and only child of a struggling Wisconsin farm...  more


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A Season of Angels (Cape Light, Bk 13) by Thomas Kinkade & Katherine Spencer
When hearts are open, love takes hold this Christmas in Cape Light. Adele Morgan has made mistakes in her life. After a serious medical scare, she realizes her greatest regret is that she sat idly by while a petty dispute tore her family apart. She has returned to Cape Light determined to...  more


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Look and Find: Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown by Editors of Publications Internationa...
Celebrate Christmas with Charlie Brown, Snoopy and all their friends. Part of the popular Look and Find series, this book is filled with activities in all eight festive scenes where Snoopy and his friends are ice-skating, decorating, having fun in the snow, and much more. At the end of the book...  more


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Bone Yard (Raine Stockton Dog Mystery, Bk 4) by Donna Ball
Dog trainer Raine Stockton has lived all her life in the quiet community of Hansonville North Carolina. She is the daughter of a judge, the niece of a sheriff, and the ex-wife of a deputy. She does not lead the kind of life, generally speaking, in which people get buried in her back yard. But...  more


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A Thousand Pardons: A Novel by Jonathan Dee
For readers of Jonathan Franzen and Richard Russo, Jonathan Dee?s novels are masterful works of literary fiction. In this sharply observed tale of self-invention and public scandal, Dee raises a trenchant question: what do we really want when we ask for forgiveness?   Once a privileged and...  more


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Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things by Jenny Lawson
In Let's Pretend This Never Happened, Jenny Lawson baffled readers with stories about growing up the daughter of a taxidermist. In her new book, Furiously Happy, Jenny explores her lifelong battle with mental illness. A hysterical, ridiculous book about crippling depression and anxiety? That...  more


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A Dog Walks Into a Nursing Home: Lessons in the Good Life from an Unlikely Teacher by...
At loose ends with her daughter leaving home and her husband on the road, Sue Halpern decided to give herself and Pransky, her under-occupied Labradoodle, a new lease on life by getting them certified as a therapy dog team. Smart, spirited, and instinctively compassionate, Pransky turned out to...  more


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Winter Storms (Winter, Bk 3) by Elin Hilderbrand
Are the skies clearing up at last for the Quinn family? Some of the stormy weather of the last few years seems to have finally lifted for the Quinns, and if there's one holiday that lets them be grateful for the good times, it's Christmas. This year promises to be a celebration unlike...  more


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Storms of Perfection 1: In Their Own Words by Andy Andrews
STORMS OF PERFECTION is a collection of letters from over fifty of the world's most successful people. In their correspondence with author Andy Andrews, they tell the story of the biggest problem or worst rejection they personally encountered before becoming successful. Thought provoking and...  more


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Turtles All the Way Down by John Green
Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate. So together, they navigate the short distance and broad divides...  more


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First Comes Love: A Novel by Emily Giffin
In a dazzling, delightful new novel that?s quintessential Emily Giffin, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Something Borrowed, Where We Belong, and The One & Only introduces a pair of thirty-something sisters who find themselves asking: If love, marriage, and children don?t arrive in...  more


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Beyond the Bear: How I Learned to Live and Love Again after Being Blinded by a Bear b...
A 25-year-old backcountry wanderer, a man happiest exploring wild places with his dog, Dan Bigley woke up one midsummer morning to a day full of promise. Before it was over, after a stellar day of salmon fishing along Alaska?s Kenai and Russian rivers, a grizzly came tearing around a corner in...  more


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The Asylum: True Tales of Madness from a Life in Fashion by Simon Doonan
After nearly a lifetime spent in the Industry, author and fashion insider Simon Doonan is ready to let you in on a little secret: his peers in this multibillion-dollar industry are just as nutty as the denizens of your local loony bin. In The Asylum, an unabashedly hilarious collection of...  more


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Reunion: A Novel by Hannah Pittard
The author of the highly acclaimed The Fates Will Find Their Way returns with a novel about a far-flung family reunited for one weekend by their father's death. Five minutes before her flight is set to take off, Kate Pulaski, failed screenwriter and newly failed wife with scarcely a hundred...  more


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Thomas Murphy: A Novel by Roger Rosenblatt
The acclaimed, award-winning essayist and memoirist returns to fiction with this reflective, bittersweet tale that introduces the irrepressible aging poet Thomas Murphy?a paean to the mystery, tragedy and wonder of life.Trying his best to weasel out of an appointment with the neurologist his...  more


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Murder 101 (Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus, Bk 22) by Faye Kellerman
Former LAPD detective lieutenant Peter Decker and his wife, Rina Lazarus, are ready to enjoy the quiet beauty of upstate New York, where they can be closer to their four adult children and their foster son. But working for the Greenbury Police department isn't as fulfilling as Decker had...  more


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The Theory of Death (Peter Decker & Rina Lazarus, Bk 23) by Faye Kellerman
It has been almost a year since Greenbury's last murder. Peter Decker, a former lieutenant for LAPD, has enjoyed the peace and slow pace of his new job with the sleepy upstate police department. The work has kept him engaged but without much stress. All that changes when he receives a phone...  more


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Bone Box (Peter Decker & Rina Lazarus, Bk 24) by Faye Kellerman
On a crisp September morning, while walking a bucolic woodland trail, Rina stumbles upon human remains once buried deep beneath the forest floor. Immediately, she calls her husband, Peter Decker, a former detective lieutenant with the LAPD now working for the local Greenbury Police. The body has...  more


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Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
Ruth Jefferson is a labor and delivery nurse at a Connecticut hospital with more than twenty years' experience. During her shift, Ruth begins a routine checkup on a newborn, only to be told a few minutes later that she's been reassigned to another patient. The parents are white...  more


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You Will Be Mine by Natasha Preston
Love turns deadly in a new heart-pounding thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Cellar and The Cabin! ROSES ARE RED VIOLETS ARE BLUE WATCH YOUR BACK I'M COMING FOR YOU Lylah and her friends can't wait to spend a night out...  more


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Open and Shut (Andy Carpenter, Bk 1) by David Rosenfelt
Defense attorney Andy Carpenter manages to sail through any tough situation, whether inside the courtroom or in his personal life. But this all changes when his marriage breaks up and his father suddenly dies, leaving him distraught -- and 22 million dollars richer. Andy doesn't know how...  more


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My Journey by Donna Karan
In this candid memoir, renowned designer Donna Karan shares intimate details about her lonely childhood, her four-plus decades in the fashion industry, her two marriages, motherhood, and her ongoing quest for self-acceptance and spiritual peace. Donna Karan was born into the fashion...  more


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Something to Hide: A Novel by Deborah Moggach
?Classic Moggach: readable, memorable . . . an unashamedly colorful journey across continents, with clothes, food, landscapes brought joyously to life.? ?The Times (London)?Nobody in the world knows our secret . . . that I?ve ruined Bev?s life, and she?s ruined mine.?Petra?s romantic life has...  more


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The Home Place: A Novel by Carrie La Seur
Carrie La Seur makes her remarkable debut with The Home Place, a mesmerizing, emotionally evocative, and atmospheric literary novel in the vein of The House Girl and A Land More Kind Than Home, in which a successful lawyer is pulled back into her troubled family?s life in rural Montana in the...  more


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The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
In love we find out who we want to be. In war we find out who we are. FRANCE, 1939 In the quiet village of Carriveau, Vianne Mauriac says goodbye to her husband, Antoine, as he heads for the Front. She doesn't believe that the Nazis will invade France...but invade they do, in droves...  more


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I See You Everywhere by Julia Glass
LOUISA IS THE OLDER ONE, THE CONSCIENTIOUS STUDENT, the one who yearns for a good marriage, an artistic career, a family. Clem, the archetypal youngest, is the rebel: uncontainable, daring, irresistible to men. Alternating between the sisters' voices, I See You Everywhere unfolds across...  more


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A Year with the Queen by Robert Hardman
What really happens when the most powerful man in the world invites the most famous woman in the world to dinner? What is life really like in the 650 rooms beyond the gates of Buckingham Palace? Who are the 50 people in the line of succession to the throne? What does a Lady-in-Waiting do? What...  more


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The Messenger by T. Davis Bunn
A Delightful Parable of Unexpected EncountersIn the Tradition of The Quilt & The GiftAriel had dreamed about this chance, but she never thought it would come so soon. Only halfway through her training came the surprise assignment: she was to be sent as an undercover messenger with a mission of...  more


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Singing to a Bulldog: From Happy Days to Hollywood Director, and the Unlikely Mentor ...
Growing up in 1950s California, young Anson William Heimlich showed very little promise. Clumsy, unsure of himself, and made to feel like a failure by his disappointed artist of a dad, Anson started working odd jobs as a teenager to help support his family. His boss at one of these jobs, an...  more


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Going Off Script: How I Survived a Crazy Childhood, Cancer, and Clooney's 32 On-Scree...
A witty, warm, and inspiring memoir from the E News! host, Fashion Police panelist, red-carpet correspondent, author, and reality show star Giuliana Rancic.    Giuliana Rancic is best known for interviewing A-listers on the red carpet and E! News, skewering their shocking style choices on...  more


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Abandoned Prayers: The Shocking True Story of Obsession, Murder, and 'Little Boy Blue...
On Christmas Eve in 1985, a hunter found a young boy's body along an icy corn field in Nebraska. The residents of Chester, Nebraska buried him as "Little Boy Blue," unclaimed and unidentified-- until a phone call from Ohio two years later led authorities to Eli Stutzman, the boy's father. Eli...  more


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It Seemed Important at the Time: A Romance Memoir by Gloria Vanderbilt
An elegant, witty, frank, touching, and deeply personal account of the loves both great and fleeting in the life of one of America's most celebrated and fabled women.Born to great wealth yet kept a virtual prisoner by the custody battle that raged between her proper aunt and her self-absorbed,...  more


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The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Repairing Your Credit, 2nd Edition (Pocket Idiot's Guides...
Good news for hard economic times... During this recession, even people once considered prime customers have watched their credit ratings decline. This guide shows these readers how to reestablish their credit and increase their credit scores. Topics include: the ins and outs of credit scores;...  more


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To The Last Breath : Three Women Fight For The Truth Behind A Child's Tragic Murder b...
On January 22, 1994, two-year old Renee Goode played happily with her sisters and cousin, as the four of them enjoyed an impromptu "slumber party" at the home of her father, Shane Goode. The next day she was dead.The local medical examiner could not determine the cause of the little Renees...  more


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I'll Be Home for Christmas (Lighted Path Collection) by Thomas Kinkade & Anne Chr...
The luminous windows of Thomas Kinkade's cozy English cottages and gracious Victorian houses welcome you home with the brilliant lights of Christmas. Eighteen paintings are paired with quotes, poems and carols that evoke Christmas.


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We Will Meet Again in Heaven: One Family's Remarkable Struggle With Death and Life by...
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Sam's Letters to Jennifer by James Patterson
Laced with mystery, SAM'S LETTERS TO JENNIFER combines two unforgettable love stories in a novel that's absolutely impossible to put down. Jennifer returns to the resort village where she grew up to help a beloved relative--and ends up experiencing not one but two of the most amazing love...  more


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Against Medical Advice by Cory Friedman & Hal Friedman & James Patterson
Cory Friedman woke up one morning when he was five years old with the uncontrollable urge to twitch his neck. From that day forward his life became a hell of irrepressible tics and involuntary utterances, and Cory embarked on an excruciating journey from specialist to specialist to discover the...  more


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Live and Learn and Pass It on: People Ages 5 to 95 Share What They'Ve Discovered Abou...
"On the morning of my fifty-first birthday," writes author H. Jackson Brown, "I thought it would be interesting and maybe even enlightening to jot down a few things more than half a century of living had taught me." Soon he had accumulated quite a list. When a friend said he would contribute a...  more


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Cradle and All by James Patterson
In Boston, a young woman finds herself pregnant--even though she is still a virgin. In Ireland, another young woman discovers she is in the same impossible condition. And in cities all around the world, medical authorities are overwhelmed by epidemics, droughts, famines, floods, and worse....  more


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Life Lessons from Davey Goliath by Catherine Malotky & David Engelstad
Since it began airing in 1960, Davey and Goliath, a claytoon television series created by Art Clokey, the creator of Gumby and Pokey, and financed by the Evangelical Lutheran Church, has been entertaining children of all ages, while teaching valuable lessons about God, life, love, and...  more


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Where the Light Gets In: Losing My Mother Only to Find Her Again by Kimberly Williams...
Many know Kimberly Williams-Paisley as the bride in the popular Steve Martin remakes of the Father of the Bride movies, the calculating Peggy Kenter on Nashville, or the wife of country megastar Brad Paisley. But in 2014, Williams-Paisley revealed a tragic secret: Her mother had been diagnosed...  more


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A Friend Called Anne : One girl's story of War, Peace and a unique friendship withAnn...
Jacqueline van Maarsen met Anne Frank in 1941, and the two girls quickly became best friends. A Friend Called Anne details their relationship and reveals Anne as who she in fact was: a typical, fun- loving girl. The book also shares Jacqueline's own chilling experience of narrowly escaping...  more


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Eeyore's Gloomy Little Instruction Book by Joan Powers & A. A. Milne & Ernest...
A humorous sequel to the popular Pooh's Little Instruction Book appeals to the pessimist in every fan with such insights as "Nobody cares," "Pathetic, that's what it is," and what to do when your tail is missing.


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Natalie: A Memoir by Her Sister by Lana Wood
Illustrated with family photographs, written by Natalie's sister. 215 pages. Here is the book that only Natalie Wood's sister could have written - a warm but unflichingly candid account of a great star's passionate love affairs, violent fights, stormy marriages, bitter divorces and...  more


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The Secret Lives of Fortunate Wives by Sarah Strohmeyer
Pampered Hunting Hills, Ohio, socialite Marti Denton never realized she was madly in love with John Harding until he impulsively married Claire Stark, a beautiful but socially awkward newspaper reporter to whom a "coming-out" party is a controversy, not a tradition. It's not until the...  more


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Now and Always by Lori Copeland
Very few things distract Katie Addison when she's on a mission, whether it's opening her home to abused women, rehabilitating injured horses, or helping tall, gorgeous Warren Tate mend his broken heart. But when financial difficulties pile up for her, Katie hesitantly admits she herself may need...  more


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Divinely Decadent: Liza Minnelli, the Drugs, the Sex the Truth Behind Her Bizarre Ma...
The product of the strange marriage between beloved star Judy Garland and acclaimed, gay director Vincente Minnelli, she is one of the most mixed up stars of all time.


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Secrets of My Hollywood Life: Family Affairs (Secrets of My Hollywood Life) by Jen Ca...
The filming for sure-to-be-blockbuster movie Pretty Young Assassins has wrapped, and teen movie star Kaitlin Burke returns to life on the set of primetime drama Family Affair. After ten seasons filming, she would have thought that she could see it all coming, but with a plotting new actress on...  more


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Secrets of My Hollywood Life: Paparazzi Princess by Jen Calonita
As the last season of Family Affair comes to a close, prime-time teen star Kaitlin Burke is no closer to deciding what she wants to do after the show ends. Struggling with careerchoices and bummed over a ridiculous catfight with her BFF, Liz, Kaitlin is so mixed up she even starts to semi-bond...  more


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Broadway Lights (Secrets of My Hollywood Life, Bk 5) by Jen Calonita
Her star power in demand on a hit Broadway play, Hollywood teen starlet Kaitlin Burke packs up her entourage (ok, her showbiz family, friends, assistant, and publicist, but not the dreamy boyfriend) and moves to the Big Apple for the summer. Kaitlin is the toast of the town and she hits the most...  more


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There's No Place Like Home (Secrets of My Hollywood Life, Bk 6) by Jen Calonita
After her brilliant run on Broadway and surviving the harsh concrete jungle of New York City, seventeen-year-old Hollywood "It Girl" Kaitlin Burke is back in LA starring in a sitcom with her former-nemesis-now-BFF, Sky. The show is a huge success! In fact, maybe a...  more


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My Jesus is . . . Everything! by Anne Graham Lotz
My Jesus is . . . Everything speaks to the heart of every person facing the problems of life, which we all encounter. This encouraging book and CD highlight the poetry and prose that brings to light the sacrifice, glory and the importance of Jesus Christ. When Anne Graham Lotz says the words...  more


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A Perfect Day by Richard Paul Evans
Robert Harlan has three loves: his wife, his daughter, and his writing. But when his thirst for success causes him to lose focus on his happy family life, ambition begins to consume him. When a stranger appears with a mysterious message about the brevity of his future, he discovers the truth...  more


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The Sunflower by Richard Paul Evans
"Seek not your destiny, for it is seeking you." Just a week before their marriage, Christine's fiance calls off the wedding, leaving her heartbroken. With hopes of helping her through a difficult time, Christine's best friend Jessica enrolls them both on a humanitarian mission in Peru, to...  more


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The Sleuth Sisters (Sleuth Sisters, Bk 1) by Maggie Pill
Recently unemployed, Faye Burner talks her retired sister Barbara into opening a detective agency. Their first few months are disappointing, since no one in their small Michigan town believes two fifty-something women can (or should) be private investigators. Faye wants to ask their...  more


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The Gift by Richard Paul Evans
Evans (The Christmas Box) returns with narrator Nathan Hurst, a frequently traveling, Tourette's-suffering security chief for a retail chain. When Nathan gets snowed in at the Denver airport at Thanksgiving, he offers half his hotel suite to a stranded needy family: recently divorced single mom...  more


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The Christmas Box Miracle : My Spiritual Journey of Destiny, Healing and Hope by Rich...
In 1994, Richard Paul Evans, then an unknown writer, self-published a short book entitled The Christmas Box. That book went on to become an international bestseller, selling more than seven million copies and touching the lives of many more people along the way.The Christmas Box Miracle is the...  more


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Reader's Digest Select Editions, Volume 6: Grace / Prayer for Sale (Large Print) by ...
GRACE by Richard Paul Evans A touching tale of a young runaway girl and the boy who hides her from a large and frightening world during the Cuban missile crises. As their planet hovers on the brink of self-destruction, can Grace and her junior high school class mate Eric find in each other the...  more

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