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The adventures of dreamy, wise-cracking millennial hacker who discovers a murder the first night on a new job monitoring surveillance cameras in Chicago and turns himself into the world’s first cyber-detective to solve the crime and save a young damsel falsely suspected of it.
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In 1996, Scott was nineteen and lost in adulthood with an endless job and no future ambitions. Teenage Degenerate is his story about drug addiction, music and growing up.
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The beginning came to me in a dream so bizarre that I bolted out of bed in the middle of the night and wrote it down.
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"The Federal Prison Handbook" is the leading Federal Bureau of Prisons survival guide and policy analysis text. Simply put, if you or a loved one are heading to federal prison (or are already incarcerated), you need this book.
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Enduring a year long depression, Leam Holt's given a second chance at obtaining Dark magic and proving himself to his father.
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Anyone who’s had a baby knows that the first year is terrifying. A child represents love and grace and hope. But never again will you have privacy, financial security, or a moment of rest.
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Tom McCloud, the protagonist, has a secret past that is about to catch up with him.
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An Amazon Best Seller and winner of 20 national book awards, SHOT DOWN is set within the framework of World War II and the air war over Europe.
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In the wake of surviving both cancer and divorce, I set out alone on my bicycle and end up pedaling from the Pacific to the Atlantic.
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When we first encounter Richard K. Lyons, he is a man who has long forgotten the one night, when he was still a boy called Rich, when an exceptional girl by the name of Francesca invited him aboard a secret L train for an adventure though the mythical East Side of the city.
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A SUMMER OF GOOD-BYES is filled with the tensions of love and marriage, sexual longing, family loyalty, and the struggle to live in the face of impending death and loss.
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A linguist, a lake monster, and the looming shadow of death—in a house full of hidden passageways, a wife and mother is diagnosed with cancer.
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A guarded playboy struggling to suppress the dark power stirring inside him becomes a pawn in an ancient war between two supernatural races.
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Cat Born to the Purple, 4th volume in the Yeshua’s Cats series, picks up a story told in Yeshua’s Cat of a young woman who was stoned.
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The book is about two sisters caught in an ethnic conflict that is fueled by water insecurity.
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A mysterious ship with a deadly cargo crashes on a backwater planet. A deal is made to get rid of the payload, which needs to be transported through a dangerous, independent section of space.
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By the age of two, Ryan has lost his ability to speak—twice. Sensing it is more than typical “second child” behaviors, his mother embarks upon a mission to understand why Ryan has become withdrawn and violent, and is met with a devastating answer: her son is autistic.
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Two small children travel on a rocket ship to dash among the planets and constellations. Whimsical and sweet, this imaginary trip is a soothing bedtime read that will enchant both parent and child.
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HOCKEY KARMA is about coming to terms with aging, lost love and the whole idea of aging gracefully.
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The fifteen-year-old narrator, Moon Landing, relates to the biblical story of Job. God, if there is one, seems to be inflicting him with one misfortune after another.
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"The Best of Families" is the revelatory midlife memoir of Philadelphia socialite Fran Delafield.
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With both Commencement and Out of Context, the primary goal is to make the reader look at things in a new way. People should read these books because they will come away from them changed, in a good way.
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"Void if Detached" is the story of a religion-phobic Gen Xer who felt a void because she had become detached from her faith.