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jacket/cover - click for larger view Ten years later : six people who faced adversity and transformed their lives
Hoda Kotb
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Today show co-anchor Hoda Kotb tells the incredible stories of people who, when faced with impossibly challenging or tragic life situations, persevere, and even thrive, and asks, 'What if you, facing a game-changing event or decision right now, could see ten years into the future?'
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jacket/cover - click for larger view A dance with dragons
George R.R. Martin
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New threats emerge to endanger the future of the Seven Kingdoms, as Daenerys Targaryen, ruling in the East, fights off a multitude of enemies, while Jon Snow, Lord Commander of the Night's Watch, faces his foes both in the Watch and beyond the great Wall of ice and stone
2011; ; isbn:9780739375976 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view The twelve tribes of Hattie : [a novel]
Ayana Mathis
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In 1923, fifteen-year-old Hattie Shepherd flees Georgia and settles in Philadelphia, hoping for a chance at a better life. Instead, she marries a man who will bring her nothing but disappointment and watches helplessly as her firstborn twins succumb to an illness a few pennies could have prevented. Hattie gives birth to nine more children whom she raises ...
2013; ; isbn:9780804127257 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Thomas Jefferson : the art of power
Jon Meacham
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"Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power" gives readers Jefferson the politician and president, a great and complex human being forever engaged in the wars of his era. Philosophers think; politicians maneuver. Jefferson's genius was that he was both and could do both, often simultaneously, catapulting him into becoming the most successful political ...
2012; ; isbn:9780739334614 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view The kiss
James Patterson and Jill Dembowski
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"For the first time in their lives, Wisty and Whit Allgood find themselves at odds as Wisty is drawn to a mysterious and magical stranger named Heath"-- Provided by publisher
2013; ; isbn:1619693747 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Two graves
[Douglas] Preston & [Lincoln] Child
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After his wife, Helen, is brazenly abducted before his eyes, Agent Pendergast furiously pursues the kidnappers. But then, things go terribly, tragically wrong; the kidnappers escape; a shattered Pendergast retreats to his New York apartment and shuts out the world. But when a string of bizarre murders erupts across several Manhattan hotels, ...
2012; ; isbn:9781611134223 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Calculated in death
J.D. Robb
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"On Manhattan's Upper East Side a woman lies dead at the bottom of the stairs, stripped of all her valuables. Most cops might call it a mugging gone wrong, but Lieutenant Eve Dallas knows better. A well-off accountant and a beloved wife and mother, Marta Dickenson doesn't seem the type to be on anyone's hit list. But when Eve and her partner, Peabody, ...
2012; ; isbn:9781455818396 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view The blood Gospel
James Rollins and Rebecca Cantrell
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"An earthquake in Masada, Israel, kills hundreds and reveals a tomb buried in the heart of the mountain. A trio of investigators-- Sergeant Jordan Stone, a military forensic expert ; Father Rhun Korza, a Vatican priest ; and Dr. Erin Granger, a brilliant but disillusioned archaeologist-- are sent to explore the macabre discovery, a subterranean ...
2013; ; isbn:9780062237675 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view The end of your life book club
Will Schwalbe
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Mary Anne Schwalbe is waiting for her chemotherapy treatments when Will casually asks her what she's reading. The conversation they have grows into tradition, soon they are reading the same books so they can have something to talk about in the hospital waiting room. The ones they choose range from classic to popular, from fantastic to spiritual, and ...
2012; ; isbn:9780449806630 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view The universe within : [discovering the common history of rocks, planets, and people]
Neil Shubin
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Neil Shubin takes an even more expansive approach to the question of why we are the way we are. Starting once again with fossils, Shubin turns his gaze skyward. He shows how the entirety of the universe's 14-billion-year history can be seen in our bodies. From our very molecular composition (a result of stellar events at the origin of our solar system), ...
2013; ; isbn:9780449012949 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Antifragile : things that gain from disorder
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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In 'The black swan' Taleb outlined a problem, and in 'antifragile' he offers a definitive solution: how to gain from disorder and chaos while being protected from fragilities and adverse events. For what Taleb calls the 'antifragile' is actually beyond the robust, because it benefits from shocks, uncertainty, and stressors, just as human bones get stronger ...
2012; ; isbn:9780739370698 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Going clear : Scientology, Hollywood, & the prison of belief
Lawrence Wright
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A clear-sighted revelation, a deep penetration into the world of Scientology. Based on more than two hundred personal interviews with current and former scientologists, both famous and less well known, and years of archival research, Lawrence Wright uncovers the inner workings of the Church of Scientology
2012; ; isbn:9780385393041 More Information

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