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#MeToo: Essays About How and Why This Happened, What It Means and How to Make Sure it Never Happens Again by Lori Perkins

#MeToo by Lori Perkins Essays About How and Why This Happened, What It Means and How to Make Sure it Never Happens Again More than 16 million people had posted their #MeToo story and support against sexual harassment by mid-October as a reaction to Rose McGowan’s brave admission that she had allegedly been raped by Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. A groundswell of reaction to and exposure of this sexual predation was unleashed that has spread …

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10 Days to Faster Reading: Jump-Start Your Reading Skills with Speed reading by The Princeton Language Institute

10 Days to Faster Reading: Jump-Start Your Reading Skills with Speed reading by The Princeton Language Institute Jump-start your reading skills! Speed reading used to require months of training. Now you can rev up your reading in just a few minutes a day. With quizzes to determine your present reading level and exercises to introduce new skills quickly, 10 Days to Faster Reading will improve your reading comprehension and speed as it shows you how …

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The Stone Crusher: The True Story of a Father and Son’s Fight for Survival in Auschwitz by Jeremy Dronfield

The Stone Crusher: The True Story of a Father and Son’s Fight for Survival in Auschwitz by Jeremy Dronfield In 1939, Gustav Kleinmann, a Jewish upholsterer in Vienna, was arrested by the Nazis. Along with his 16-year old son Fritz, he was sent to Buchenwald in Germany, where a new concentration camp was being built. It was the beginning of a five-year odyssey almost without parallel. They helped build Buchenwald, young Fritz learning construction skills …

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Swearing Is Good For You: The Amazing Science of Bad Language by Emma Byrne

Swearing Is Good For You: The Amazing Science of Bad Language by Emma Byrne Did you know that chimpanzees can swear? Or that we do most of our swearing in our first language? Have you ever noticed that swearing is an excellent painkiller? In delightfully fun and accessible language, backed by riveting historical case studies and the latest cutting-edge research, Dr. Emma Byrne explores the science behind swearing and why bad language might actually be …

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Unfiltered: No Shame, No Regrets, Just Me. by Lily Collins

Unfiltered: No Shame, No Regrets, Just Me. by Lily Collins In this groundbreaking debut essay collection, featuring never-before-seen photos, actress Lily Collins—star of Mortal Instruments and the upcoming Rules Don’t Apply—is opening a poignant, honest conversation about the things young women struggle with: body image, self-confidence, relationships, family, dating, and so much more. For the first time ever, Lily shares her life and her own deepest secrets, underlining that every single one of us experiences …

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Manifesting Change: It Couldn’t Be Easier by Mike Dooley

Manifesting Change: It Couldn’t Be Easier by Mike Dooley If there was just one thing I could tell you about living the life of your dreams, knowing that if you understood it, it would be enough, I would ask you to realize that you already are living that life. In his most advanced work to date, Mike Dooley builds on the concepts of his New York Times bestseller Infinite Possibilities by using his revolutionary concept, the Matrix, to take …

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The ABC’s of LGBT+ by Ashley Mardell

The ABC’s of LGBT+ by Ashley Mardell Hello and welcome to the ABC’s of LGBT. Ashley Mardell, one of the most trusted voices on YouTube presents a detailed look at all things LGBT+. Along with in-depth written definitions, personal anecdotes, helpful infographics, links to online videos, and more, Mardell aims to provide a friendly voice to a community looking for information. Beyond those searching for a label, this book is also for allies and LGBT+ …

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The Wisdom of Sundays: Life-Changing Insights from Super Soul Conversations by Oprah Winfrey

The Wisdom of Sundays: Life-Changing Insights from Super Soul Conversations by Oprah Winfrey Oprah Winfrey says Super Soul Sunday is the television show she was born to do. “I see it as an offering,” she explains. “If you want to be more fully present and live your life with a wide-open heart, this is the place to come to.” Now, for the first time, the aha moments of inspiration and soul-expanding insight that have enlightened millions on the …

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Sleep Affirmations: 200 Phrases for a Deep and Peaceful Sleep by Jennifer Williamson

Sleep Affirmations: 200 Phrases for a Deep and Peaceful Sleep by Jennifer Williamson The perfect bedside companion, with 200 affirmations that will help you get to sleep—and stay asleep—and wake up refreshed. One out of three American adults have trouble getting to sleep each night—chances are you’ve spent some nights either tossing and turning, or waking up in the middle of the night and not being able to get back to sleep. This book helps …

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Prisoner: My 544 Days in an Iranian Prison by Jason Rezaian

Prisoner: My 544 Days in an Iranian Prison by Jason Rezaian Solitary Confinement, a Sham Trial, High-Stakes Diplomacy, and the Extraordinary Efforts It Took to Get Me Out The dramatic memoir of the journalist who was held hostage in a high-security prison in Tehran for eighteen months and whose release—which almost didn’t happen—became a part of the Iran nuclear deal In July 2014, Washington Post Tehran bureau chief Jason Rezaian was arrested by Iranian police, accused of spying …

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Redemption at Hacksaw Ridge: The gripping true story that inspired the movie by Booton Herndon

Redemption at Hacksaw Ridge: The gripping true story that inspired the movie by Booton Herndon

Redemption at Hacksaw Ridge: The gripping true story that inspired the movie by Booton Herndon “When we go into combat, Doss, you’re not comin’ back alive. I’m gonna shoot you myself!” The men of the 77th Infantry Division couldn’t fathom why Private Desmond T. Doss would venture into the horrors of World War II without a single weapon to defend himself. “You’re nothing but a coward!” they said. But the soft-spoken medic insisted that his mission …

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Murphy’s Law: The 26th Anniversary Edition by Arthur Bloch

Murphy’s Law: The 26th Anniversary Edition by Arthur Bloch For more than a quarter of a century, Murphy’s Law has provided the last word on things going wrong. Positive thinking is all very fine when the world is treating you right, but when things go awry, it’s Murphy’s Law that comes up with the goods-the pithy revelations and undeniable truths that document our limitless potential for misplaced insight, hopeless wit, and pessimistic wisdom. This special …

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Please Don’t Take My Baby by Cathy Glass

Please Don’t Take My Baby by Cathy Glass ‘I’m going to love my baby and give her lots of attention,’ Jade said. ‘I’ll show my mum she’s wrong.’ Jade, 17, is pregnant, homeless and alone when she’s brought to live with Cathy. Jade is desperate to keep her baby, but little more than a child herself, she struggles with the responsibilities her daughter brings. Cathy is worried as soon as Jade arrives: she’s never looked …

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If You Ask Me (And of Course You Won’t) by Betty White

If You Ask Me (And of Course You Won’t) by Betty White It-girl Betty White delivers a hilarious, slyly profound take on love, life, celebrity, and everything in between. Drawing from a lifetime of lessons learned, seven-time Emmy winner Betty White’s wit and wisdom take center stage as she tackles topics like friendship, romantic love, aging, television, fans, love for animals, and the brave new world of celebrity. If You Ask Me mixes her thoughtful …

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Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom

Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, and gave you sound advice to help you make your way through it. For Mitch Albom, that person was Morrie Schwartz, his college professor from nearly twenty years ago. Maybe, like Mitch, you lost track of this mentor as you made your way, and …

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The Officer and the Entrepreneur: A True Story by Dan Slater

The Officer and the Entrepreneur: A True Story by Dan Slater A riveting, heartbreaking true short story about an ex–college football star turned soldier, an entrepreneur turned DEA agent, and the internet trap that changed their lives. When African American football star Kevin Corley led a US Army platoon through the war in Afghanistan, he assumed his loyalty and sacrifice would advance his place in the world. But between deployments, Corley fell in love with …

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John by Cynthia Lennon

John by Cynthia Lennon The time has come when I feel ready to tell the truth about John and me, our years together and the years since his death. There is so much that I have never said, so many incidents I have never spoken of and so many feelings I have never expressed: great love on one hand; pain, torment, and humiliation on the other. Only I know what really happened between us, why …

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How May I Help You?: An Immigrant’s Journey from MBA to Minimum Wage by Deepak Singh

How May I Help You?: An Immigrant’s Journey from MBA to Minimum Wage by Deepak Singh In this moving and insightful work, Deepak Singh chronicles his downward mobility as an immigrant to a small town in Virginia. Armed with an MBA from India, Singh can get only a minimum-wage job in an electronics store. Every day he confronts unfamiliar American mores, from strange idioms to deeply entrenched racism. Telling stories through the unique lens of …

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What Do We Know about Civil Wars? by T. David Mason & Sara McLaughlin Mitchell

What Do We Know about Civil Wars? by T. David Mason & Sara McLaughlin Mitchell Since World War II, civil wars have replaced interstate wars as the most frequent and deadly form of armed conflict globally. How do we account for when and where civil wars are likely to occur, when and how they are likely to end, and whether or not they will recur? In this timely book, leading scholars guide us through what …

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Holiday SOS: The Life-Saving Adventures of a Travelling Doctor by Ben MacFarlane

Holiday SOS: The Life-Saving Adventures of a Travelling Doctor by Ben MacFarlane Who do you call if it all goes wrong on holiday? Meet Doctor Ben MacFarlane – a very modern flying doctor. His job is get on a plane and bring patients home after holiday disasters, gap year crises, embarrassing incidents on business trips and all the other things that can go wrong when we head overseas. Holiday SOS is his extraordinary story. It’s …

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Princess: Stepping Out of the Shadows by Jean Sasson

Princess: Stepping Out of the Shadows by Jean Sasson In the international bestseller, Princess: The True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia , Princess Al-Sa’ud and the acclaimed author Jean Sasson began a remarkable series of books. Now, more than twenty-five years later, this compelling journey continues as we follow the fortunes and the dazzling life of the Princess, her friends and her family. But, of course, there is a less glamorous, much darker …

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The Hammer of Witches: A Complete Translation of the Malleus Maleficarum by Christopher S. Mackay

The Hammer of Witches: A Complete Translation of the Malleus Maleficarum by Christopher S. Mackay The Malleus Maleficarum, first published in 1486–7, is the standard medieval text on witchcraft and it remained in print throughout the early modern period. Its descriptions of the evil acts of witches and the ways to exterminate them continue to contribute to our knowledge of early modern law, religion and society. Mackay’s highly acclaimed translation, based on his extensive research …

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Fear: Trump in the White House by Bob Woodward

Fear: Trump in the White House by Bob Woodward THE INSIDE STORY ON PRESIDENT TRUMP, AS ONLY BOB WOODWARD CAN TELL IT With authoritative reporting honed through eight presidencies from Nixon to Obama, author Bob Woodward reveals in unprecedented detail the harrowing life inside President Donald Trump’s White House and precisely how he makes decisions on major foreign and domestic policies. Woodward draws from hundreds of hours of interviews with firsthand sources, meeting notes, personal …

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The Girl With No Bedroom Door: A True Short Story by Angela Hart

The Girl With No Bedroom Door: A True Short Story by Angela Hart Fourteen-year-old Louise has been sleeping rough after running away from her previous foster home. Unloved and unwashed, she arrives at foster carer Angela Hart’s door stripped of all self-esteem. The Girl with No Bedroom Door tells the wonderfully uplifting story of how Angela’s love and care helps Louise blossom into a confident and happy young woman.   FREE Download The Girl With …

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JavaScript: The Good Parts by Douglas Crockford

JavaScript: The Good Parts by Douglas Crockford Most programming languages contain good and bad parts, but JavaScript has more than its share of the bad, having been developed and released in a hurry before it could be refined. This authoritative book scrapes away these bad features to reveal a subset of JavaScript that’s more reliable, readable, and maintainable than the language as a whole–a subset you can use to create truly extensible and efficient code. …

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High Strung: Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe, and the Untold Story of Tennis’s Fiercest Rivalry by Stephen Tignor

High Strung: Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe, and the Untold Story of Tennis’s Fiercest Rivalry by Stephen Tignor High Strung by Stephen Tignor is the gripping untold story of the fiercest rivalry in the history of professional tennis. Viewed through the lens of the fabled 1981 U.S. Open match between Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe, High Strung brings the golden age of tennis vibrantly alive once more. A fascinating chronicle that orbits around the four greatest, most enigmatic talents …

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I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara

I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara A masterful true crime account of the Golden State Killer—the elusive serial rapist turned murderer who terrorized California for over a decade—from Michelle McNamara, the gifted journalist who died tragically while investigating the case. “You’ll be silent forever, and I’ll be gone in the dark.” For more than ten years, a mysterious and violent predator committed fifty …

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The Girl on the Dancing Horse: Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro by Charlotte Dujardin

The Girl on the Dancing Horse: Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro by Charlotte Dujardin Charlotte Dujardin and her charismatic horse Valegro burst onto the international sports scene with their record–breaking performance at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The world was captivated by the young woman with the dazzling smile and her dancing horse. The YouTube clip of their Freestyle performance has since had over 1.7 million views, and Dujardin is considered the dominant dressage rider …

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The Asshole Survival Guide: How to Deal with People Who Treat You Like Dirt by Robert I. Sutton

The Asshole Survival Guide: How to Deal with People Who Treat You Like Dirt by Robert I. Sutton If you’re feeling stressed out, overtaxed, under-appreciated, bullied, or abused because you work with a jerk, learn how to avoid, outwit, and disarm assholes—today. Equally useful and entertaining, The Asshole Survival Guide delivers a cogent and methodical game plan when you find yourself working with a jerk—whether in the office, on the field, in the classroom, or just in life. Sutton starts …

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You Are a Badass by Jen Sincero

You Are a Badass by Jen Sincero

You Are a Badass by Jen Sincero How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life The #1 New York Times Bestseller YOU ARE A BADASS IS THE SELF-HELP BOOK FOR PEOPLE WHO DESPERATELY WANT TO IMPROVE THEIR LIVES BUT DON’T WANT TO GET BUSTED DOING IT. In this refreshingly entertaining how-to guide, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author and world-traveling success coach, Jen Sincero, serves up 27 bite-sized chapters full of …

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You’ve Been So Lucky Already: A Memoir by Alethea Black

You’ve Been So Lucky Already: A Memoir by Alethea Black From the award-winning author of I Knew You’d Be Lovely comes an empowering and disarmingly funny memoir about grief and illness—and the wit and wisdom it takes to survive it. As a child, Alethea Black drifts between her father, a brilliant mathematician who is also her best friend, and her mother, a frank and outspoken woman on fire. After her father’s death, Alethea is left unmoored, a …

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I Really Didn’t Think This Through: Tales from My So-Called Adult Life by Beth Evans

I Really Didn’t Think This Through: Tales from My So-Called Adult Life by Beth Evans Did you ever wish your best friend—the person you would trust with your innermost secrets, the person whose wisdom and comfort you seek in times of stress or self-doubt—could draw? Like Mindy Kaling meets Hyperbole and a Half, I Really Didn’t Think This Through gets at the heart of what makes life both so challenging and so joyful—figuring out how to be …

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The Confidence Code for Girls by Katty Kay & Claire Shipman

The Confidence Code for Girls by Katty Kay & Claire Shipman Girls can rule the world—all they need is confidence. This empowering, entertaining guide from the bestselling authors of The Confidence Code gives girls the essential yet elusive code to becoming bold, brave, and fearless.  It’s a paradox familiar to parents everywhere: girls are achieving like never before, yet they’re consumed with doubt on the inside. Girls worry constantly about how they look, what people think, whether …

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