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Valiant Ambition
Score: 4
From 123 Ratings

Valiant Ambition


by Nathaniel Philbrick
  • Release Date : 2016-05-10
  • Genre: History

A surprising account of the middle years of the American Revolution and the tragic relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold, from the New York Times bestselling author of In The Heart of the Sea, Mayflower, and In the Hurricane's Eye. "May be one of the greatest what-if books of the age—a volume that turns one of America’s best-known narratives on its head.” —Boston Globe "Clear and insightful, it consolidates his reputation as one of America's foremost practitioners of narrative nonfiction." —Wall Street Journal In September 1776, the vulnerable Continental Army under an unsure George Washingto...

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Calculus

Calculus


by A. Ginzburg
  • Release Date : 2012-06-14
  • Genre: Mathematics

Ideal for self-instruction as well as for classroom use, this text improves understanding and problem-solving skills in analysis, analytic geometry, and higher algebra. Over 1,200 problems, with hints and complete solutions. 1963 edition....

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The War on Guns

The War on Guns


by John R. Lott
  • Release Date : 2016-08-01
  • Genre: Political Science

When it comes to the gun control debate, there are two kinds of data: data that's accurate, and data that left-wing billionaires, politicians, and media want you to believe is accurate. In The War on Guns, economist and gun rights advocate John Lott turns a skeptical eye to well-funded anti-gun studies and stories that perpetuate false statistics to frighten Americans into giving up their guns....

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The Voyeur s Motel
Score: 2.5
From 28 Ratings

The Voyeur s Motel


by Gay Talese
  • Release Date : 2016-07-12
  • Genre: Psychology

The controversial chronicle of a motel owner who secretly studied the sex lives of his guests by the renowned journalist and author of Thy Neighbor’s Wife. On January 7, 1980, in the run-up to the publication of his landmark bestseller Thy Neighbor’s Wife, Gay Talese received an anonymous letter from a man in Colorado. “Since learning of your long-awaited study of coast-to-coast sex in America,” the letter began, “I feel I have important information that I could contribute to its contents or to contents of a future book.” The man—Gerald Foos—hen divulged an astonishing secret: he had bought a motel outside ...

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Rusted Rhinestones

Rusted Rhinestones


by Fifi Frost
  • Release Date : 2015-07-17
  • Genre:

Hello Y'all. My path in life was not a choice for me to make. I was set on a journey as a gay youth, at the age of 14 in the late 1970's. The battles with my family, organized religion, anti gay conversion therapy, homelessness as a minor, mental illness, as well as government and institutionalized discrimination have made me the man I am today. Surviving brutal hate crimes, trying to live, love, and have my piece of the American Dream. I hope to inspire other with my life's story. Big Hug's Y'all Fifi...

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How to Love
Score: 4.5
From 3 Ratings

How to Love


by Thich Nhat Hanh
  • Release Date : 2014-12-01
  • Genre: Family & Relationships

How to Love is the third title in Parallax’s Mindfulness Essentials Series of how-to titles by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, introducing beginners and reminding seasoned practitioners of the essentials of mindfulness practice. This time Nhat Hanh brings his signature clarity, compassion, and humor to the thorny question of how to love. He distills one of our strongest emotions down to four essentials: you can only love another when you feel true love for yourself; love is understanding; understanding brings compassion; deep listening and loving speech are key ways of showing our love. Pocket-sized, with original two color ...

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Grunt

Grunt


by John Richardson
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Teased by his older siblings about his appearance and tiny squeal, a little piggy finds acceptance with an equally odd-looking companion who teaches him to celebrate his differences and recognize that others will appreciate his uniqueness, too....

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The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie
Score: 4
From 379 Ratings

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie


by Alan Bradley
  • Release Date : 2009-04-28
  • Genre: Fiction

WINNER OF THE AGATHA • ARTHUR ELLIS • DILYS • DEBUT DAGGER AWARDS “Wonderfully entertaining . . . sure to be one of the most loved mysteries of the year . . . [Flavia is] a delightful, intrepid, acid-tongued new heroine.”—Chicago Sun-Times It is the summer of 1950–and at the once-grand mansion of Buckshaw, young Flavia de Luce, an aspiring chemist with a passion for poison, is intrigued by a series of inexplicable events: A dead bird is found on the doorstep, a postage stamp bizarrely pinned to its beak. Then, hours later, Flavia finds a man lying in the cucumber patch and watches him as he takes his dying br...

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Madeline
Score: 4
From 87 Ratings

Madeline


by Ludwig Bemelmans
  • Release Date : 2008-01-19
  • Genre: France

'In an old house in Paris that was covered in vines lived twelve little girls in two straight lines...' Something is not right with little Madeline. Her friends are sad when she goes to hospital to have her appendix removed. But they cheer up when see her impressive scar! The small but feisty heroine, Madeline, and her charming Parisian world have been loved by children and adults alike for seventy years....

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Luck  Love   Lemon Pie
Score: 3.5
From 46 Ratings

Luck Love Lemon Pie


by Amy E. Reichert
  • Release Date : 2016-07-12
  • Genre: Fiction

From the author of the “clever, creative, and sweetly delicious” (Kirkus Reviews) The Coincidence of Coconut Cake and the forthcoming Simplicity of Cider comes a novel about an exasperated wife and mother who makes a play to reignite her marriage—and risks everything in a gamble she hopes is a sure bet. When Milwaukee-area wife and mother MJ Boudreaux notices her husband Chris seems more interested in the casino than her, she’s more bothered that she isn’t upset than by her husband’s absence. She picks up poker as a way for them to spend more time together—and reignite their marital flame. Although the game d...

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