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Book Cover: Young Washington: How Wilderness and War Forged America's Founding Father

Young Washington: How Wilderness and War Forged America's Founding Father

Author: Peter Stark

ISBN: 9780062416063

A vivid and groundbreaking portrait of a young, struggling George Washington that casts a new light on his character and the history of American independence, from the bestselling author of AstoriaTwo decades before he led America to independence, George Washington was a flailing young soldier serving the British Empire in...

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Book Cover: Creative Quest

Creative Quest

Author: QUESTLOVE.

ISBN: 9780062670557

A unique new guide to creativity from Questlove - inspirations, stories, and lessons on how to live your best creative lifeQuestlove - musician, bandleader, designer, producer, culinary entrepreneur, professor, and all-around cultural omnivore - shares his wisdom on the topics of inspiration and originality in a one-of-a-kind guide to living...

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Book Cover: Tough Mothers: Amazing Stories of History's Mightiest Matriarchs

Tough Mothers: Amazing Stories of History's Mightiest Matriarchs

Author: JASON PORATH

ISBN: 9780062796097

The author of Rejected Princesses returns with an inspiring, fully illustrated guide that brings together the fiercest mothers in history - real life matriarchs who gave everything to protect all they loved.Mothers possess the "maternal instinct" - an innate fierceness that drives them to nurture, safeguard, fight, and sacrifice for...

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Book Cover: Grow What You Love: 12 Food Plant Families To Change Your Life

Grow What You Love: 12 Food Plant Families To Change Your Life

Author: Emily Murphy

ISBN: 9780228100201

An accessible guide that shows how easy it is to grow your favorite produce. Grow What You Love is designed to be a simple guide to growing vegetables, herbs and more that will add to the flavor and variety of fresh produce choices throughout the year. Aimed at novice...

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Book Cover: Very, Very, Very Dreadful: The Influenza Pandemic of 1918

Very, Very, Very Dreadful: The Influenza Pandemic of 1918

Author: Albert Marrin

ISBN: 9781101931462

From National Book Award finalist Albert Marrin comes a fascinating look at the history and science of the deadly 1918 flu pandemic--and the chances for another worldwide pandemic.In spring of 1918, World War I was underway, and troops at Fort Riley, Kansas, found themselves felled by influenza. By the summer...

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Book Cover: The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century

The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century

Author: KIRK WALLACE JOHNSON

ISBN: 9781101981610

A rollicking true-crime adventure and a thought-provoking exploration of the human drive to possess natural beauty for readers of The Stranger in the Woods, The Lost City of Z, and The Orchid Thief.On a cool June evening in 2009, after performing a concert at London's Royal Academy of Music, twenty-year-old...

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Book Cover: Hype: A Doctor's Guide to Medical Myths, Exaggerated Claims, and Bad Advice - How to Tell What's Real and What's Not

Hype: A Doctor's Guide to Medical Myths, Exaggerated Claims, and Bad Advice - How to Tell What's Real and What's Not

Author: NINA SHAPIRO

ISBN: 9781250149305

An engaging and informative look at the real science behind our most common beliefs and assumptions in the health sphere There is a lot of misinformation thrown around these days, especially online. Headlines tell us to do this, not that---all in the name of living longer, better, thinner,younger. In Hype...

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Book Cover: National Geographic Guide to Scenic Highways and Byways, 5th Edition: The 300 Best Drives in the U.S.

National Geographic Guide to Scenic Highways and Byways, 5th Edition: The 300 Best Drives in the U.S.

Author: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC.

ISBN: 9781426219054

This fully updated edition of the best-selling guidebook from National Geographic showcases 300 of the best scenic drives across the United States. The fifth and latest edition of National Geographic Guide to Scenic Highways and Byways provides more than 300 possibilities for spectacular getaways in your local area and throughout...

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Book Cover: Notes From a Public Typewriter

Notes From a Public Typewriter

Author: Michael Gustafson

ISBN: 9781538729113

A collection of confessional, hilarious, heartbreaking notes written anonymously on a public typewriter for fans of PostSecret and Other People's Love Letters.When Michael Gustafson and his wife Hilary opened Literati Bookstore in Ann Arbor, Michigan, they put out a typewriter for anyone to use. They had no idea what to...

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Book Cover: How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence

How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence

Author: MICHAEL POLLAN

ISBN: 9781594204227

A brilliant and brave investigation by Michael Pollan, author of five New York Times best sellers, into the medical and scientific revolution taking place around psychedelic drugs--and the spellbinding story of his own life-changing psychedelic experiences When Michael Pollan set out to research how LSD and psilocybin (the active ingredient...

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Book Cover: Robin

Robin

Author: Dave Itzkoff

ISBN: 9781627794244

From New York Times culture reporter Dave Itzkoff, the definitive biography of Robin Williams - a compelling portrait of one of America's most beloved and misunderstood entertainers.From his rapid-fire stand-up comedy riffs to his breakout role in Mork & Mindy and his Academy Award-winning performance in Good Will Hunting, Robin...

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Book Cover: Dog Training 101: Step-by-Step Instructions for raising a happy well-behaved dog

Dog Training 101: Step-by-Step Instructions for raising a happy well-behaved dog

Author: KYRA SUNDANCE

ISBN: 9781631593109

Sit! Stay! It's easy with Dog Training 101Using a visually driven, playful presentation, Dog Training 101 offers step-by-step instructions every dog owner needs and wants to know as you care for and raise your canine best friend. From basic commands like sit, stay, and come to everything you'll need to...

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Book Cover: Searching for the Amazons: The Real Warrior Women of the Ancient World

Searching for the Amazons: The Real Warrior Women of the Ancient World

Author: JOHN MAN

ISBN: 9781681776750

A deeply researched and sweeping history that redefines our understanding of the Amazons and their culture, tracking the ancient legend into the modern world and examining its significance today.Since the time of the ancient Greeks we have been fascinated by accounts of the Amazons, an elusive tribe of hard-fighting, horse-riding...

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Book Cover: Happier Now: How to Stop Chasing Perfection and Embrace Everyday Moments

Happier Now: How to Stop Chasing Perfection and Embrace Everyday Moments

Author: NATALY KOGAN

ISBN: 9781683641100

This isn't a book about positive thinking, silver linings, or always being happy. This is a book about living fully in good times and bad, and enjoying life more because of it. In her debut book Happier Now, nationally recognized happiness expert Nataly Kogan teaches readers how to stop searching...

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Book Cover: Age in Place: A Guide to Modifying, Organizing and Decluttering Mom and Dad's Home

Age in Place: A Guide to Modifying, Organizing and Decluttering Mom and Dad's Home

Author: Lynda G Shrager

ISBN: 9781945188183

A practical step-by-step, room-by-room guide to simple modifications that can help seniors make their homes safer and easier to navigate, this reference offers readers clear and practical solutions. Author Lynda Shrager is a registered, national board certified occupational therapist, a master's level social worker and a Certified Aging in Place...

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Book Cover: Dinner Illustrated: 175 Meals Ready in 1 Hour or Less

Dinner Illustrated: 175 Meals Ready in 1 Hour or Less

Author: AMERICA'S TEST KITCHEN.

ISBN: 9781945256301

This innovative cookbook from America's most trusted test kitchen is your new answer to the question, "what's for dinner?" Open to any page for everything you need to cook a complete meal that your family will love, including step-by-step photos for every recipe.Dinner Illustrated is a modern approach to weeknight...

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