Nonfiction

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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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WALKING WITH THE ENEMY

Rating: 2
WALKING WITH THE ENEMY is the story of C. Read, a former Marine and Christian fundamentalist, and her experience fleeing a cult.
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THE 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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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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TRUTH & DARE: INSIDE OUT MARKETING

Rating: 3.5
Marketers are encouraged to focus on their company’s purpose before investing time and money in promoting products or services in TRUTH & DARE: INSIDE OUT MARKETING.
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#eSociety: In the Digital Age, No One Should Be Left Behind

Rating: 4
Part memoir, part clarion call, #eSociety makes an impressive argument for how to democratize the tech industry for all classes.
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MEMORIES OF A HOME: ELM STREET

Rating: 4
MEMORIES OF A HOME is a charming time-capsule treatment of Americana in the mid-1960s.
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CLASSICS: Why and how we can encourage children to read them

Rating: 3.5
The author, a schoolteacher, argues that a steady dose of classical novels can improve a child's intelligence, scholarly and emotional success, and morality.
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TEENAGE DEGENERATE

Rating: 4
A young man's life degenerates into a haze of crystal meth addiction and self-destruction – but can he escape on his own?
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VOID IF DETACHED

Rating: 4.5
The author, a minister's daughter who questioned her faith, finds new connections to a higher power through her late father's sermons.
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TUCKER’S EYES: LIFE LESSONS FROM A ONE-EYED HAVANESE

Rating: 4.3
Anyone who’s ever owned a dog from a very young age, and cared for it in sickness and health, knows the pain of losing that beloved pet when it’s time.
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STOP CHASING CARROTS: Healing Self-Help Deceptions with a Scientific Philosophy of Life

Rating: 3.6
Self-help gets a largely sentiment-free scientific makeover, as STOP CHASING CARROTS throws pipe dreams out of the window, getting practical and specific on how to get life on the right track.
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OUR FIRST DANCE

Rating: 3
A father explains his “daddyhood journey” with the use of colorful doodles.
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CROSSING FARMERS BOULEVARD: A JOURNEY TO ONENESS IN A POLARIZING WORLD

Rating: 3.7
CROSSING FARMERS BOULEVARD: A JOURNEY TO ONENESS IN A POLARIZING WORLD is the inspirational story of one man’s cosmic rise from a neglected child in a bad neighborhood to a man at peace with the world, with a successful career and a supportive family.
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APPOINTMENT WITH YESTERDAY: A Novel in Four Parts

Rating: 4
In this fictionalized memoir based on the author's life, young Yanni Sitakos grows up on the Greek island of Erytha, raised by his grandparents and surrounded by an eclectic extended family.
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THE LAST UP: A Curious Tale About the Future of Sales

Rating: 4.5
A car salesman, facing trouble in both his personal and professional life, finds a time portal and gets advice from his dealership's wise founder.
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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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SHOT DOWN

Rating: 4.5
The crew of the Susan Ruth, shot down over Belgium, attempt to survive, hide from the Nazis, and escape back to Allied territory.
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Take a Ride on the Wild Side in Rocco Versaci’s THAT HIDDEN ROAD

Rating: 4.5
The title of THAT HIDDEN ROAD tells readers everything and nothing: Rocco’s intrepid journey is preceded by another, a hidden road that he traveled far before his front bike tire hit the pavement.
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Religion and philosophy come together to provide daily nuggets of wisdom in RED LETTER DEVOTIONALS

Rating: 3
Daily entries in this scripture-a-day book interpret Jesus’ words and offer lessons and prayers on how to live and act.
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WHEN THOUGHT TURNS TO LIGHT

Rating: 3.2
WHEN THOUGHT TURNS TO LIGHT by Patrick Paul Garlinger is a clear and concise overview of popular spiritual thought and practices.
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THREE YOUR LIFE

Rating: 3
Building on a solid foundation to achieve success in life is the engine that drives THREE YOUR LIFE.