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London, Jaclyn

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Summary: In Dressing on the Side, Jaclyn London -- the Nutrition Director of Good Housekeeping -- debunks the diet myths and mental blocks that keep you from reaching your health and weight-loss goals. Filled with accessible information, simple strategies, and practical application of scientific research, London breaks what's at the heart of the issue and offers tools, short-cuts, and solutions that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Life & Style 2019

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Feinstein Gerstley, Ashley

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Summary: "Create lasting happiness with your financial situation -- not by building a blistering budget but by living the life you love! Ashley Feinstein Gerstley was working as a top financial advisor when she came to the shocking realization that even she was stressed about her personal finances. How could that be, with all her education and experience in dealing with money? Ashley quickly realized...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2019

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White, Elizabeth

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Summary: After being forced to re-enter the workforce in her mid-fifties, the author describes how to survive the new normal of being financially insecure at an advanced age.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

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Smith, Jeremy N

Summary: "This taut, true thriller takes a deep dive into a dark world that touches us all, as seen through the brilliant, breakneck career of an extraordinary hacker - a woman known only as Alien"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Humes, Edward

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Summary: "More than a gripping detective story, Burned is a shocking tale that upends the almost universal confidence we have in flawed forensics -- the "CSI" so long celebrated in fiction and film-- that has put thousands in prison as our justice system chose toembrace junk science over protecting the innocent. On an April night in 1989, three small children perished in a Los Angeles apartment fire....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2019

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Tomlinson, Tommy

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Summary: "So begins The Elephant in the Room, Tommy Tomlinson's remarkably intimate and insightful memoir of his life as a fat man. When he was almost fifty years old, Tomlinson weighed an astonishing--and dangerous--460 pounds, at risk for heart disease, diabetes, and stroke, unable to climb a flight of stairs without having to catch his breath, or travel on an airplane without buying two seats. Raised...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2019

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Gurdon, Meghan Cox

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Summary: Examines how reading aloud makes adults and children smarter, happier, healthier, more successful, and more closely attached, even as technology pulls in the other direction.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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Emerzian, Matthew

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Summary: Takes readers on a 52-week journey of reconnecting with what really matters, finding happiness and joy, and making a difference in the world. Each Monday offers readers a mindful moment to read and process, and provides several opportunities for them to engage. The back of the book also includes a journal-entry prompt and a conversation starter for each week.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simple Truths 2019

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Meltzer, Brad

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Summary: "In 1776, an elite group of soldiers were handpicked to serve as George Washington's bodyguards. Washington trusted them; relied on them. But unbeknownst to Washington, some of them were part of a treasonous plan. In the months leading up to the Revolutionary War, these traitorous soldiers, along with the Governor of New York William Tryon and Mayor David Mathews, launched a deadly plot against...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2019

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Stewart, Martha

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Summary: An authoritative handbook by the domestic-lifestyle expert shares hundreds of ideas and instructions for homemaker skills, from transporting a decorated cake and folding an American flag to playing a classic lawn game and bathing a cat. The time-tested, Martha-approved strategies in this book will help you organize, celebrate, clean, decorate... and any number of other life skills. -- adapted...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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Richardson, Conor

Summary: "A financial guide for the American millennial. A relatable, easy-to-read, sequential, and comprehensive approach to paying off debt, building an automated savings system, buying life's early stage big purchases, and teaching readers how to live the truemillionaire lifestyle"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Career Press 2019

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Mezrich, Joshua D.

Summary: A transplant surgeon discusses the pioneers, science, and ethical challenges of organ transplantation as well as the ways that organ transplants have revolutionized medical care, and offers illuminating stories of his own patients.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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Rosenberg, Eva

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Summary: President Trump’s new tax law is fully effective, and millions are finding out about the little-known “Trump Tax Loophole.” This guide explains the new loophole and how taxpayers like you can save billions in taxes. With this loophole you can slash your personal taxes by an additional 20%! That’s if you qualify — and many Americans do. This guide shows you how. The Trump Tax Cut is your...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Humanix Books 2019

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Warner, Anthony

Summary: Author Anthony Warner scrutinizes the explanations of experts in every field, speaks to those who dedicate their lives to helping obese people and to others who live with their own larger bodies every day. As he lays out the best evidence available, he rails against quack theories preying on the desperate and considers whether we are blaming our own bodies for other people's ignorance and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oneworld Publications Ltd 2019

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Kelly, Christopher R.

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Summary: Most new symptoms turn out to be minor issues, but if you have one, how worried should you be. The authors walk you through the most common symptoms and provide helpful, conversational guidance on what to do. Organized in a humouous, easy-to-access format and packed with practical information and expert advice, this book is an essential resource for your household. -- adapted from back cover...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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Port, Ian S

Summary: Chronicles the rivalry between the two men who innovated the electric guitar's sound--Leo Fender and Les Paul--and their competition to convince rock stars like The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, and Eric Clapton to play the instruments they built.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2019

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Bullmore, Edward T.

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Summary: "In this game-changing book, University of Cambridge Professor of Psychiatry Edward Bullmore reveals the breakthrough new science on the link between depression and inflammation of the body and brain. He explains how and why we now know that mental disorders can have their root cause in the immune system, and outlines a future revolution in which treatments could be specifically targeted to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2019

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Summary: J.K. Lasser's Your Income Tax 2019 puts America's most trusted tax advice to work to help you with your 2018 tax return. Reader-friendly and easy to use, this book answers your most pressing questions to help you maximize your tax savings. You'll learn how the latest tax law and IRS changes apply to your specific situation, and you'll find expert advice on sheltering income, planning, claiming...

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Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2019

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Impey, Chris

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Summary: An astronomer answers questions on the cutting edge of astrophysics to explore the science of black holes and their role in theoretical physics, from Einstein's equations of general relativity to testing string theory.

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Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2019

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Gubar, Susan

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Summary: "'Tender, unsparing, poignant. . . . [A] love story that braids together intimate self-revelation with a rich meditation on the literature of aging.'-- Stephen Greenblatt. On Susan Gubar's seventieth birthday, she receives a beautiful ring from her husband, a gift that startles her into an appreciation of their luck. As she contemplates their sustaining relationship, Susan considers how older...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2019

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Geary, James

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Summary: "A witty book about wit that steers an elegant path between waggishness and wisdom."--Stephen Fry. In this whimsical book, James Geary explores every facet of wittiness, from its role in innovation to why puns demonstrate the essence of creativity. Geary reasons that wit is both visual and verbal, physical and intellectual: there's the serendipitous wit of scientists, the crafty wit of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2018

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Goggins, David

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Summary: "For David Goggins, childhood was a nightmare. Poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse colored his days and haunted his nights. But through self-discipline, mental toughness, and hard work, Goggins transformed himself from a depressed, overweight young man with no future into a U.S. Armed Forces icon and one of the world's top endurance athletes. The only man in history to complete elite...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lioncrest Publishing 2018

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Craughwell, Thomas J.

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Summary: For nearly 200 years—standing alongside our heroic military men and women—have been heroic Catholic priests risking their lives to carry wounded soldiers to safety and to console, anoint, and absolve the dying. Heroic Catholic Chaplains spotlights the stories of these courageous, selfless, holy priests who volunteered to bring the Mass and the sacraments to American troops, while also offering...

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Publisher / Publication Date: TAN Books 2018

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Farnsworth, Ward

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Summary: At the school of philosophy founded at Athens by Zeno of Citium the teachers believed that virtue, the highest good, is based on knowledge and reason, and encouraged indifference to the vicissitudes of fortune and to pleasure and pain. Farnsworth integrates his own observations with scores of quotations to provide perspective of the various Stoic philosophers. His organization and commentary...

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Publisher / Publication Date: David R. Godine, Publisher 2018

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