Feb 09, 2016
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Nonfiction

SELFIE
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It’s a unique spin on a world of sound bites and quippy, overused and trite sayings in: SELFIE-FACING

By John Branning

Rating:  star star star star star 

Branning puts his own brand of meat on overused and frequently discounted mindless words.

NEWMONEY
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An NFL athlete shares his hard-earned wisdom on rapid wealth in: NEW MONEY: STAYING RICH

By Phillip Buchanon

Rating:  star star star star star 

NFL athlete Phillip Buchanon wasn’t prepared for the impact his new and sudden wealth would have on his life.

EVANGELICAL
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Sharing the beliefs and perspectives in: THE EVANGELICAL EXPERIENCE

By Anthony Coleman

Rating:  star star star star star 

A former Evangelical Christian gives his experiences with the movement, and explains the beliefs and perspectives of those within it.

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Humorous personal essays reveal the traumas and triumphs of growing older in: 53 IS THE NEW 38 – Tales of Indignity and Middle Age

By Michael Anthony Turpin

Rating:  star star star star star 

In more than two dozen short personal essays, Turpin offers his quirky take on parenting, weight control, surgery, grey hair, birthdays, dentistry, college life, brothers, and other topics related to daily life.

Print
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Sound, engaging advice on entrepreneurship in: SET YOUR OWN SALARY

By Clinton E. Day

Rating:  star star star star star 

An insurance entrepreneur offers advice to other would-be entrepreneurs on coming up with a product, starting a business, and making it successful.

SASHA
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A surprising and moving relationship develops in: AND THEN THERE WERE THREE

By Julia Fox

Rating:  star star star star star 

In AND THEN THERE WERE THREE, Fox tells the story of her unconventional three-person relationship through a series of sixty-seven letters addressed to her beloved.

maybe god
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Inspirational insights on spiritual progress lead to emotional and mental wellness in: MAYBE GOD HAS A BETTER IDEA

By Robb F

Rating:  star star star star star 

A collection of life experiences and lessons learned turn into thought-provoking insights and life-changing activities.

PLACES
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Time spent mothering an elderly mother produces a collection of “mom-isms” in: TRADING PLACES: BECOMING MY MOTHER’S MOTHER

By Sandra Bullock Smith

Rating:  star star star star star 

A daughter shares lessons learned from her eldercare experiences.

Courage
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A Nigerian-born American woman shares lessons learned from her struggles in: COURAGE TO PERSEVERE

By Tami Gilbert

Rating:  star star star star star 

A Nigerian-born American woman tells her life story and offers advice based on her struggles and success.

DIED
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A woman’s loving memorial to her husband in: HE DIED

By Sharon Rice Maag

Rating:  star star star star star 

A woman mourns the death of her husband from cancer.

BIGBANG
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FROM THE BIG BANG TO YOUR CELLS: A fascinating look at the origin of minerals through to their role in the human body

By Ryan Kane

Rating:  star star star star star 

The essential compounds in the human body today can be traced in detail from the beginning of the universe to their impact in daily life.

Impossible
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How to solve problems and achieve your goals in: HOW TO DO THE IMPOSSIBLE AND A WHOLE LOT MORE

By Stan Reynolds

Rating:  star star star star star 

Reynolds touts the use of his “Logic Die” to help in problem-solving and life improvement.

SUCCESS
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SUCCESS THROUGH SUPER SYSTEMS: A single dynamic to steer you through your life’s decisions

By Muthuswamy N

Rating:  star star star star star 

Written by a veteran management consultant, SUCCESS THROUGH SUPER SYSTEMS sets out to explain how having a clear understanding of the systems in which we take part “can help us to be effective in whatever role we play in our lives.”

INTIMACY
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A Life of faith and humility converge in INTIMACY WITH GOD: One Man’s Journey

By Rob Oberto

Rating:  star star star star star 

Pastor, teacher, speaker and writer Rob Oberto describes how we can encounter God in a real, inspiring way in the midst of ordinary life.

DOG
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Domesticated but still wild: EMBRACING THE WILD IN YOUR DOG

By Bryan Bailey

Rating:  star star star star star 

A thoughtful, first-person examination of how society has not made allowances for “the wild” in domesticated dogs, and how learning to appreciate this quality can help pet owners have healthier, more fulfilling relationships with their animals.

Painful
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A doctor puts his career on the line to treat his stigmatized patients in THE PAINFUL TRUTH

By Lynn R. Webster, MD

Rating:  star star star star star 

A Utah doctor diagnoses the state of pain treatment in the U.S. as well as his personal struggles in giving his patients proper care.

MASTERS
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A renewed commitment to fair housing standards for all in: MASTERS OF INEQUALITY

By Andre F Shashaty

Rating:  star star star star star 

Written nearly 50 years after mass riots destroyed the heart of America’s cities, this new book offers a new commitment.

Whirlwind
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Finding a positive way through the compulsions in: LIFE IN A WHIRLWIND OF NUMBERS 2ND EDITION 26 YEARS OF OCD

By David William Dahlberg

Rating:  star star star star star 

Dahlberg’s autobiography tells of his battle with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, also known as OCD, a debilitative mental condition that, unchecked, can destroy an individual’s life.

Candlelight
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A husband pens a loving biography of his wife in: CANDLELIGHT IN A STORM – BORN TO BE A BERLINER

By Naveen Sridhar

Rating:  star star star star star 

In a time of war, chaos, and oppression, a gutsy young girl learns to survive, in this international saga penned by an admiring husband.

LEAVE
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A detailed look at one man’s experience in rehab in: YOU CAN LEAVE ANYTIME

By Robert Dinsmoor

Rating:  star star star star star 

A beautiful beach resort called Wetlands is a promising getaway spot with one little catch–it’s actually rehab.

Blood
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Enlightening information to encourage empowerment and self-advocating in: BLOOD TRAILS

By Ralph Giorno, MD

Rating:  star star star star star 

What you don’t know could kill you.
As the demands for quick results from lab testing increases, so do the dangers of misdiagnosis.

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PEACE BEHIND THE WIRE: A NONVIOLENT RESOLUTION

By Kit Cummings

Rating:  star star star star star 

PEACE BEHIND THE WIRE: A NONVIOLENT RESOLUTION is the story of a revolutionary peace program which achieved success in some of the most violent prison populations in the nation.

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Simple, basic, good sense advice to help you because MOTHER NATURE’S A BITCH

By Steven J. Block, MD

Rating:  star star star star star 

The author, a cardiologist, offers advice on how to fool Mother Nature and live a long and healthy life.

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With energy and drive, a young man repeatedly recreates himself in: BURN ZONES

By Jorge P. Newbery

Rating:  star star star star star 

A driven and thoughtful young man finds success, failure, and life lessons in careers ranging from paper route to record industry executive to bicycling champion to real estate mogul.