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Book Cover: The Double Dangerous Book for Boys

The Double Dangerous Book for Boys

Author: Conn Iggulden

ISBN: 9780062857972

The Dangerous Book for Boys took readers by storm and became an instant classic, selling nearly two million copies. Packed with charming illustrations, it is a treasure trove of the essential activities and skills that have defined generations of boyhoods, from building a treehouse to fishing to finding true north...

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Book Cover: You Are Worth It: Building a Life Worth Fighting For

You Are Worth It: Building a Life Worth Fighting For

Author: Kyle Carpenter

ISBN: 9780062898548

From the youngest living recipient of the Medal of Honor, an extraordinary inspirational memoir that will change the life of every reader. "Kyle displayed a heroism in the blink of an eye that will inspire for generations" - President Barack Obama, at Kyle Carpenter's Medal of Honor ceremonyI want my...

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Book Cover: How Things Work: The Inner Life of Everyday Machines

How Things Work: The Inner Life of Everyday Machines

Author: Theodore Gray

ISBN: 9780316445436

Million-copy bestselling author of The Elements, Molecules, and Reactions Theodore Gray applies his trademark mix of engaging stories, real-time experiments, and stunning photography to the inner workings of machines, big and small, revealing the extraordinary science, beauty, and rich history of everyday things. Theodore Gray has become a household name...

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Book Cover: Food: What the Heck Should I Cook?: More than 100 delicious recipes--pegan, vegan, paleo, gluten-free, dairy-free, and more--for lifelong health

Food: What the Heck Should I Cook?: More than 100 delicious recipes--pegan, vegan, paleo, gluten-free, dairy-free, and more--for lifelong health

Author: Mark Hyman

ISBN: 9780316453134

The companion cookbook to Dr. Hyman's New York Times bestselling Food: What the Heck Should I Eat?, featuring more than 100 delicious and nutritious recipes for weight loss and lifelong health. Dr. Mark Hyman's Food: What the Heck Should I Eat? revolutionized the way we view food, busting long-held nutritional...

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Book Cover: One Day: The Extraordinary Story of an Ordinary 24 Hours in America

One Day: The Extraordinary Story of an Ordinary 24 Hours in America

Author: Gene Weingarten

ISBN: 9780399166662

On New Year's Day 2013, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Gene Weingarten asked three strangers to, literally, pluck a day, month, and year from a hat. That day - chosen completely at random - turned out to be Sunday, December 28, 1986, by any conventional measure a most ordinary day. Weingarten spent...

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Book Cover: Before and After: The Incredible Real-Life Stories of Orphans Who Survived the Tennessee Children's Home Society

Before and After: The Incredible Real-Life Stories of Orphans Who Survived the Tennessee Children's Home Society

Author: Judy Christie

ISBN: 9780593130148

The compelling, poignant true stories of victims of a notorious adoption scandal - some of whom learned the truth from Lisa Wingate's bestselling novel Before We Were Yours and were reunited with birth family members as a result of its wide reach From the 1920s to 1950, Georgia Tann ran...

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Book Cover: Diagnosis: Solving the Most Baffling Medical Mysteries

Diagnosis: Solving the Most Baffling Medical Mysteries

Author: Lisa Sanders

ISBN: 9780593136638

A collection of more than fifty hard-to-crack medical quandaries, featuring the best of The New York Times Magazine's popular Diagnosis column - now a Netflix original series"Lisa Sanders is a paragon of the modern medical detective storyteller." - Atul Gawande, author of Being MortalAs a Yale School of Medicine physician...

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Book Cover: Edison

Edison

Author: Edmund Morris

ISBN: 9780812993110

From Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edmund Morris comes a revelatory new biography of Thomas Alva Edison, the most prolific genius in American history. Although Thomas Alva Edison was the most famous American of his time, and remains an international name today, he is mostly remembered only for the gift of universal...

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Book Cover: Near & Far: Interiors I Love

Near & Far: Interiors I Love

Author: Lisa Fine

ISBN: 9780865653658

Textile designer Lisa Fine shares the many sources of inspiration for her coveted hand-printed linens and her personal interior design aesthetic In Near & Far, Lisa Fine invites us into her homes in Dallas, New York, and Paris and then takes us along as she visits the places and people...

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Book Cover: Good Habits, Bad Habits: The Science of Making Positive Changes That Stick

Good Habits, Bad Habits: The Science of Making Positive Changes That Stick

Author: Wendy Wood

ISBN: 9781250159076

A landmark book about how we form habits, and what we can do with this knowledge to make positive changeWe spend a shocking 43 percent of our day doing things without thinking about them. That means that almost half of our actions aren't conscious choices but the result of our...

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Book Cover: How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter about Visual Information

How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter about Visual Information

Author: Alberto Cairo

ISBN: 9781324001560

A leading data visualization expert explores the negative -- and positive -- influences that charts have on our perception of truth.We've all heard that a picture is worth a thousand words, but what if we don't understand what we're looking at? Social media has made charts, infographics, and diagrams ubiquitous...

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Book Cover: How to Cook Everything―Completely Revised Twentieth Anniversary Edition: Simple Recipes for Great Food

How to Cook Everything―Completely Revised Twentieth Anniversary Edition: Simple Recipes for Great Food

Author: Mark Bittman

ISBN: 9781328545435

The ultimate kitchen companion, completely updated and better than ever, now for the first time featuring color photos For twenty years, Mark Bittman's How to Cook Everything has been the definitive guide to simple home cooking. This new edition has been completely revised for today's cooks while retaining Bittman's trademark...

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Book Cover: Am I Overthinking This?: Over-answering life's questions in 101 charts

Am I Overthinking This?: Over-answering life's questions in 101 charts

Author: Michelle Rial

ISBN: 9781452175867

Did I screw up? How do I achieve work-life balance? Am I eating too much cheese? Do I have too many plants? Through artful charts and funny, insightful questions, Michelle Rial delivers a playful take on the little dilemmas that loom large in the mind of every adult. Building on...

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Book Cover: Glass Gardens: Easy Terrariums, Aeriums, and Aquariums for Your Home or Office

Glass Gardens: Easy Terrariums, Aeriums, and Aquariums for Your Home or Office

Author: Melanie Florence

ISBN: 9781510719538

Not everyone can be Martha Stewart, and luckily you don't need to be to create beautiful terrariums to display in your space or to give as a gift. With simple instructions and a relaxed and pleasant tone, Glass Gardens speaks to the beginner terrarium-maker as a best friend would over...

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Book Cover: Atlas Obscura, 2nd Edition: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders

Atlas Obscura, 2nd Edition: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders

Author: Joshua Foer

ISBN: 9781523506484

"A wanderlust-whetting cabinet of curiosities on paper." - New York Times Praised as the "bestest travel guide ever" (Mary Roach) and "a joy to read and reread" (Neil Gaiman) , Atlas Obscura is a phenomenon of travel books: "Odds are you won't get past three pages without being amazed" (San...

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Book Cover: When Life Gives You Pears: The Healing Power of Family, Faith, and Funny People

When Life Gives You Pears: The Healing Power of Family, Faith, and Funny People

Author: Jeannie Gaffigan

ISBN: 9781538751046

In a book that is The Big Sick meets Dad is Fat, Jeannie Gaffigan, writing partner and wife of bestselling author/comedian Jim Gaffigan, writes with humor and heart about the pear-sized brain tumor she had removed, the toll it took on her enormous family, and the priceless lessons she learned...

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Book Cover: Initiated: Memoir of a Witch

Initiated: Memoir of a Witch

Author: Amanda Yates Garcia

ISBN: 9781538763056

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes meets Women Who Run With The Wolves in this haunting, mystical memoir about finding meaning, beauty, and power through a life in witchcraft.An initiation signals a beginning: a door opens and you step through. Traditional Wiccan initiates are usually brought into the craft through a...

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Book Cover: Dreams of El Dorado: A History of the American West

Dreams of El Dorado: A History of the American West

Author: H. W. Brands

ISBN: 9781541672529

From a New York Times-bestselling author, a sweeping history of the American West In Dreams of El Dorado, H. W. Brands tells the thrilling, panoramic story of the settling of the American West. He takes us from John Jacob Astor's fur trading outpost in Oregon to the Texas Revolution, from...

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Book Cover: Big Style in Small Spaces: Easy DIY Projects to Add Designer Details to Your Apartment, Condo or Urban Home

Big Style in Small Spaces: Easy DIY Projects to Add Designer Details to Your Apartment, Condo or Urban Home

Author: Sarah Dorsey

ISBN: 9781624147883

Compact Living Doesn't Mean You Have to Miss Out on Great StyleSarah Dorsey, founder of Dorsey Designs and professional interior designer, has created over 30 beautiful, multifunctional décor projects that are perfect for your small home. Little touches like leather-wrapped cabinet handles and a shibori-dyed tablecloth fill your home with...

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Book Cover: The Unique States of America

The Unique States of America

Author: Lonely Planet

ISBN: 9781788686419

From the tiny gold-rush town of Chicken, Alaska to Las Vegas' dazzling Neon Museum and Maryland's famous blue crab, Lonely Planet's Unique States of America takes you on a journey across the 50 states to discover the country's most iconic - and unique - destinations and experiences. Travel off the...

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