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Book Cover: Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein

Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein

Author: JAMIE BERNSTEIN

ISBN: 9780062641359

The oldest daughter of revered composer/conductor Leonard Bernstein offers a rare look at her father on the centennial of his birth in a deeply intimate and broadly evocative memoir The composer of On the Town and West Side Story, chief conductor of the New York Philharmonic, television star, humanitarian, friend...

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Book Cover: The Removes: A Novel

The Removes: A Novel

Author: TATJANA SOLI

ISBN: 9780374249311

As the first wave of pioneers travel westward to settle the American frontier, two women discover their inner strength when their lives are irrevocably changed by the hardship of the wild west in The Removes, a historical novel from New York Times bestselling and award-winning author Tatjana Soli. Spanning the...

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Book Cover: Ageless Vegan: The Secret to Living a Long and Healthy Plant-Based Life

Ageless Vegan: The Secret to Living a Long and Healthy Plant-Based Life

Author: Tracye Lynn McQuirter

ISBN: 9780738220208

Harness the healing power of plant-based foods for vibrant health and longevityVegan lifestyle expert Tracye McQuirter teams up with her mother Mary to share their secrets for maintaining radiant health for more than 30 years (hint: it's all in the greens) , and 100 of their favorite plant-based recipes that...

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Book Cover: Hip-Hop Activism in the Obama Era

Hip-Hop Activism in the Obama Era

Author: Bakari Kitwana

ISBN: 9780883783085

Kitwana, author of the best-selling The Hip-Hop Generation, sits down with leadership of the five major national hip-hop organizations, a larger part of the force that is driving the innovative marriage between hip-hop and civic engagement - The League of Young Voters, The Hip-Hop Congress, The National Hip-Hop Political Convention...

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Book Cover: The Royal Art of Poison: Filthy Palaces, Fatal Cosmetics, Deadly Medicine, and Murder Most Foul

The Royal Art of Poison: Filthy Palaces, Fatal Cosmetics, Deadly Medicine, and Murder Most Foul

Author: Eleanor Herman

ISBN: 9781250140869

Aja Raden, author of Stoned: "Herman has a delightful appreciation for all things beautiful and terrible. With her dishy signature style and a dazzling command of the facts, she brews up a heady mix of erudite history and delicious gossip."Hugely entertaining, a work of pop history that traces the use...

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Book Cover: Jar of Hearts

Jar of Hearts

Author: Jennifer Hillier

ISBN: 9781250154194

"Jar of Hearts grabs you by the throat! The perfect blend of riveting characters, chilling details, and gasping twists in this standout thriller will keep you frantically reading until the explosive end." - Lisa Gardner, New York Times bestselling author of Right Behind YouThis is story of three best friends...

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Book Cover: Red Card: How the U.S. Blew the Whistle on the World's Biggest Sports Scandal

Red Card: How the U.S. Blew the Whistle on the World's Biggest Sports Scandal

Author: KEN BENSINGER

ISBN: 9781501133909

The definitive, shocking account of the FIFA scandal - the biggest international corruption case of recent years, spearheaded by US investigators, involving dozens of countries, and implicating nearly every aspect of the world's most popular sport, soccer, including its biggest event, the World Cup.The FIFA case began small, boosted by...

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Book Cover: The Verdun Affair: A Novel

The Verdun Affair: A Novel

Author: NICK DYBEK

ISBN: 9781501191763

A sweeping, romantic, and profoundly moving novel, set in Europe in the aftermath of World War I and Los Angeles in the 1950s, about a lonely young man, a beautiful widow, and the amnesiac soldier whose puzzling case binds them together even as it tears them apart.In 1921, two young...

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Book Cover: The Real Michael Swann: A Novel

The Real Michael Swann: A Novel

Author: Bryan Reardon

ISBN: 9781524742324

In a new novel from New York Times bestselling author Bryan Reardon, a suburban family is rocked in the wake of a terrorist attack on American soil.On a typical late summer day, Julia Swann is on the phone with her husband, Michael, when the call abruptly goes dead. Then the...

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Book Cover: The Freeze-Frame Revolution

The Freeze-Frame Revolution

Author: PETER WATT

ISBN: 9781616962524

"This -- THIS -- is the cutting edge of science fiction." -- Richard K. Morgan, author of Altered CarbonShe believed in the mission with all her heart. But that was sixty million years ago.How do you stage a mutiny when you're only awake one day in a million? How do...

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