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HOCKEY KARMA

Rating: 4.8
The final installment in Howard Shapiro’s Forever Friends trilogy, HOCKEY KARMA, follows the dual protagonists Jeremiah “Jake” Jacobson, an athlete well known for his prowess on the ice, and his friend/agent, Tom Leonard.
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STRETCH FOR CHANGE

Rating: 5
Gustavo Razzetti's STRETCH FOR CHANGE offers practical advice of how to deal with life in our pinball-like age.
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ELECTION 2064: BOOK ONE

Rating: 5
Scott McDermott skillfully takes features of our era--pleas by both sides to come together in unity, quickly followed by a resumption of partisan warfare--and applies them to a not too distant America in the smoking aftermath of a Second Civil War.
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THE GLORIOUS BEYOND

Rating: 4.5
THE GLORIOUS BEYOND details the intensely personal journey one woman takes through the loss of her husband, grief, and finding the courage to move on.
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STANDBY FOR BROADCAST

Rating: 5
A Navy nurse checks herself into a mental hospital to deal with her severe PTSD. There, she must recognize and confront the abuse she suffered as a child and the horror she witnessed while working as a nurse in Afghanistan.
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LURES

Rating: 4
LURES paints sympathetic portraits of everyday people striving after what they may never attain.
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THE VITAMIN SOLUTION

Rating: 4.3
The authors, co-founders of a vitamin company, give advice on the proper use of vitamins, both for specific conditions and general health.
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FRACTURED: My Journey Back from Death and the Lessons I've Learned Along the Way

Rating: 4
FRACTURED is less the story about Elizabeth Antonucci’s near-death experience and more about how she overcame crippling fears.
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THE LIBRARIAN

Rating: 5
Author Philip Wilson takes the most desk-bound of professions, that of the librarian, and pits it against one of the most horrifying, in action/adventure, THE LIBRARIAN
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Plunge into a deep and bracing tale with BLACK WATER

Rating: 4.7
Joseph Caspar is a disappointed writer, living with his wife Noelle in a city with air so dirty it can kill. Then an old college friend offers him a project he can’t turn down.
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MY NEW FRIEND, GRIEF

Rating: 4.5
As author Anna Hodges Oginsky goes through the Kubler–Ross steps of grieving after the sudden death of her beloved father, she writes about her personal approaches to finding meaning and relief.
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RICE & ROCKS

Rating: 4.5
A young boy goes on a journey with his aunt and magic pet parrot to see how people enjoy rice and beans all over the world.
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BEYOND TITHES & OFFERINGS

Rating: 4
BEYOND TITHES & OFFERINGS (2ND Edition) clearly defines tithes and offerings, and provides a different approach for conscientious Christians to determine their own spiritually inspired criteria for sharing their wealth with those in need.
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BILLY BEDIVERE IN THE QUEST FOR THE DRAGON QUEEN

Rating: 4.5
BILLY BEDIVERE IN THE QUEST FOR THE DRAGON QUEEN is a solid fantasy quest adventure for early middle-grade readers.
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SOLE SILENCE

Rating: 4
In SOLE SILENCE, author M.AR.S brings the social media age into the cliques that inevitably form in high school, with a character that did not grow up on even the most basic of technologies and, as a result, is shunned because of it.
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PLAINS TO THE PACIFIC

Rating: 5
PLAINS TO THE PACIFIC is the autobiography of Robert Slothower, a pioneer farmer and rancher whose life and adventures spanned several states and over eighty years.
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EXPECTING SUNSHINE

Rating: 5
The author, mourning for a baby son who died in her arms at birth, must confront the depths of her loss and find healing when she becomes pregnant with her third child.
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REAL FOOD FOR HEALTHY PEOPLE: A recipe and resource guide

Rating: 4.5
REAL FOOD FOR HEALTHY PEOPLE is the recipe and resource guide that proves eating well can be done deliciously.
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FEDERAL PRISON HANDBOOK

Rating: 5
Christopher Zoukis, a prison inmate turned writer, advocate, and law student, offers a comprehensive guide to how to survive, avoid conflict, and seek out opportunities to better oneself while incarcerated.
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A JOURNEY WITH PANIC

Rating: 5
The authors explain cognitive behavioral techniques for dealing with panic attacks.
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BABY BOOMER ENTREPRENEUR

Rating: 4
BABY BOOMER ENTREPRENEUR gives the reader strategies on how to achieve financial independence that, unfortunately in books of this type, can only be validated by practicing them.
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MAIL-ORDER ANNIE

Rating: 4
The main character in MAIL-ORDER ANNIE is a trailer park-dwelling English teacher named Frank who is afflicted with considerable sexual frustration.
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PINK SLIPS

Rating: 5
Not since "Rosemary’s Baby" has a thriller revealed how vulnerable women are when pregnant.