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A woman on the edge of time - a son investigates his trailblazing mother's young suicide A woman on the edge of time - a son investigates his trailblazing mother's young suicide

Sep 23, 2016
Beautiful scars Beautiful scars

Kilee Brookbank was a typical sixteen-year-old girl, thinking about school, soccer, her friends and her boyfriend. But her last ordinary day erupted in an explosion that consumed her house, burning 45 percent of her body and sending her to the very brink of death. After 38 days of surgeries, skin grafts, perpetual physical therapy and excruciating pain, she had to discover how to live again. In each moment of her long journey back to everyday life, she had to make choices that would define who s

Sep 19, 2016
Blood brother - Jonathan Daniels and his sacrifice for civil rights Blood brother - Jonathan Daniels and his sacrifice for civil rights

"Jonathan Daniels, a white seminary student from New Hampshire, traveled to Selma, Alabama, in 1965 to help with voter registration of black residents. After the voting rights marches, he remained in Alabama, in the area known as “Bloody Lowndes,” an extremely dangerous area for white freedom fighters, to assist civil rights workers. Five months later, Jonathan Daniels was shot and killed while saving the life of Ruby Sales, a black teenager. Through Daniels&#x;s poignant letters, papers, photog

Sep 21, 2016
Every falling star - how I survived and escaped North Korea Every falling star - how I survived and escaped North Korea

Sep 19, 2016
Everything is possible - finding the faith and courage to follow your dreams Everything is possible - finding the faith and courage to follow your dreams

Sep 23, 2016
Faustian bargains - Lyndon Johnson and Mac Wallace in the robber baron culture of Texas Faustian bargains - Lyndon Johnson and Mac Wallace in the robber baron culture of Texas

Sep 22, 2016
How to make a spaceship - a band of renegades, an epic race, and the birth of private space flight How to make a spaceship - a band of renegades, an epic race, and the birth of private space flight

"Alone in a spartan black cockpit, test pilot Mike Melvill rocketed toward space. He had eighty seconds to exceed the speed of sound and begin the climb to a target no civilian pilot had ever reached. He might not make it back alive. If he did, he would make history as the world's first commercial astronaut. The spectacle defied reason, the result of a competition dreamed up by entrepreneur Peter Diamandis, whose vision for a new race to space required small teams to do what only the world's lar

Sep 24, 2016
Indelible ink - the trials of John Peter Zenger and the birth of America's free press Indelible ink - the trials of John Peter Zenger and the birth of America's free press

from author's website.

Sep 21, 2016
Justin Trudeau - the natural heir Justin Trudeau - the natural heir

Sep 21, 2016
Man of the world - the further endeavors of Bill Clinton Man of the world - the further endeavors of Bill Clinton

"A veteran political journalist chronicles the post-presidential achievements and adventures of Bill Clinton, drawing on interviews with dozens of the former President's colleagues, friends, supporters and family members to examine his philanthropic work, the charges of corruption levied against him, and the ways he continues to inspire and infuriate the world,"--NoveList.

Sep 21, 2016
Marrow - a love story Marrow - a love story

"The author of the New York Times bestseller Broken Open returns with a visceral and profound memoir of two sisters who, in the face of a bone marrow transplant--one the donor and one the recipient--begin a quest for acceptance, authenticity, and most of all, love. A mesmerizing and courageous memoir: the story of two sisters uncovering the depth of their love through the life-and-death experience of a bone marrow transplant. Throughout her life, Elizabeth Lesser has sought understanding about w

Sep 24, 2016
Riley unlikely - with simple, child-like faith, amazing things can happen Riley unlikely - with simple, child-like faith, amazing things can happen

"The inspiring story of Riley Banks, who first traveled to Kenya at age 13, and has been back every year since bringing backpacks of school supplies and hygiene kits for young girls, developing relationships and friendships, and is currently, as a young millenial, raising money to build a complete learning complex in Kibwezi, Kenya for those who have nothing,"--NoveList.

Sep 23, 2016
The curse of beauty - the scandalous & tragic life of Audrey Munson, America's first supermodel The curse of beauty - the scandalous & tragic life of Audrey Munson, America's first supermodel

"Once the most famous model in America, a story of the extraordinary success her beauty brought her and the terrible price she paid for it"--Jacket.

Sep 21, 2016
The startup game - inside the partnership between venture capitalists and entrepreneurs The startup game - inside the partnership between venture capitalists and entrepreneurs

Bill Draper examines the relationship between venture capitalists and entrepreneurs, discusses how to evaluate innovative ideas and the role of political leadership in creating opportunity, and provides real-life examples.

Sep 24, 2016
The true history of the elephant man - the definitive account of the tragic and extraordinary life of Joseph Carey Merrick The true history of the elephant man - the definitive account of the tragic and extraordinary life of Joseph Carey Merrick

Sep 23, 2016
Worst. President. Ever. - James Buchanan, the POTUS rating game, and the legacy of the least of the lesser presidents Worst. President. Ever. - James Buchanan, the POTUS rating game, and the legacy of the least of the lesser presidents

Sep 21, 2016