Nonfiction

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Armchair philosophers can believe in THE LAST FAITH

Rating: 3.5
THE LAST FAITH is a mediation on big questions, which the author attempts to answer in a few simple axioms arising from an imagined conversation with God, putting the book right in line with philosophical literature stretching back to Plato.
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LIFE SHOULD BE SIMPLE AND EASY: IF YOU’RE DOING IT HARD, YOU’RE DOING IT WRONG

Rating: 3.5
LIFE SHOULD BE SIMPLE AND EASY is a nonfiction self-help book offering the first steps in changing a stressful, disappointing life into a calmer, richer existence.
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THE POWER OF EFFECTIVENESS THERAPY: Don't Just Survive, Learn to Thrive!

Rating: 4.5
THE POWER OF EFFECTIVENESS THERAPY is a complex and revealing psychological primer on various therapies and the mind.
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CLEAN OUT YOUR LIFECLOSET: A Self-Help Book for When You’ve Given up on Self-Help Books

Rating: 4
Corbie Mitleid has read a lot of self-help books, and now she wants you to write your own – with some guidance.
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SPIRITUALITY 103, THE FORGIVENESS CODE

Rating: 5
The philosophically written pièce de résistance of a trilogy told through the eyes of a worldly doctor with a hope to promote a life of peace among people and enliven the human spirit.
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Dating depicted as a horror movie in DON'T GO IN THAT ROOM!

Rating: 3.7
DON'T GO IN THAT ROOM! is a book of cautionary advice for single women, aimed at guiding them through the hell of modern dating.
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An Adventure of the ILLEGAL kind

Rating: 4
ILLEGAL tracks how one man’s spontaneous trip to South America results in a constant battle with borders. This is a true story about how disillusionment in America leads to a whole new life involving love, friendship and self development.
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ELECTRIFYING AMERICA: From Thomas Edison to Climate Change

Rating: 4
In ELECTRIFYING AMERICA, author I. David Rosenstein shows that what sustained the electric industry through the capitalist corruption of the 1920s to the Three Mile Island nuclear meltdown of the 1970s was its idealistic mission to provide excellent service to the public.
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THE ABCs OF RETAIL MANAGEMENT

Rating: 4.5
A retail manager explains the basics of how to successfully run a store.
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UNLOCKING THE CAGE: From punching bags to personal stories

Rating: 3.4
UNLOCKING THE CAGE is a detailed account of one former fighter's journey around the United States to find out what motivates fighters to fight and who they are beyond the cage.
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A government secret has a devastating impact on World War II servicemen in BETRAYED: SECRECY, LIES, AND CONSEQUENCES

Rating: 4.4
BETRAYED tells the true story of Allied airmen whose imprisonment at Buchenwald during World War II was kept top-secret by U.S. intelligence so that former Nazi rocket scientists could be brought to America without public controversy.
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DENNIS AND GREER Finds True Love In The Written Word

Rating: 3.9
DENNIS AND GREER, edited by Molly Gould, is a collection of love letters from the Vietnam War era that chronicles the evolving romance and relationship of the two titular characters.
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THE BUTCHER’S DAUGHTER: A MEMOIR

Rating: 4.8
Aaron and Helen Grende were Polish Jews who survived World War II by hiding and fighting in the forest. But the war followed them to America, where their growing daughter had to learn to live with the emotional aftermath of horrors she didn't understand.
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THE STRAIGHTFORWARD INTERNET

Rating: 4
A simplified guide to exploring everything from basics to social media to the deep web
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MENTOR ME: Instruction and Advice for Aspiring Writers

Rating: 4
MENTOR ME gathers together those who have been in the writing trenches, and who still, despite getting paid and honored for their work, remember the lonely and frustrating days in getting something, anything, published.
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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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THE CURSE ENDS: THE STORY OF THE 2016 CHICAGO CUBS

Rating: 3.5
A beautifully illustrated version of the amazing story about how the Wrigley Field-based professional baseball team overcame the century-long “Curse of the Billy Goat” to win the World Series in 2016.
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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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MAKE A WISH FOR ME

Rating: 4.5
Moving and delicately written, this stark memoir of life after her son was diagnosed with autism is emotionally vulnerable, darkly personal and intensely raw.
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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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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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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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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.