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The 13th Gift
The 13th Gift
Written by Joanne Huist Smith
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553418552
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The 13th Gift
A True Story of a Christmas Miracle
Written by Joanne Huist Smith


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $15.00

For readers of Richard Paul Evans and Greg Kincaid comes The 13th Gift, a heartwarming Christmas story about how a random act of kindness transformed one of the bleakest moments in a family's history into a time of strength and love.

After the unexpected death of her husband, Joanne Huist Smith had... Read more >
Flapper
Flapper
Written by Joshua Zeitz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307523822
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Flapper
A Madcap Story of Sex, Style, Celebrity, and the Women Who Made America Modern
Written by Joshua Zeitz


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2009
Price: $1.99

Blithely flinging aside the Victorian manners that kept her disapproving mother corseted, the New Woman of the 1920s puffed cigarettes, snuck gin, hiked her hemlines, danced the Charleston, and necked in roadsters. More important, she earned her own keep, controlled her own destiny, and secured liberties that modern women take for... Read more >
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Orange Is the New Black
Orange Is the New Black
Written by Piper Kerman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385530262
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Orange Is the New Black
My Year in a Women's Prison
Written by Piper Kerman


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 6, 2010
Price: $11.99

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With a career, a boyfriend, and a loving family, Piper Kerman barely resembles the reckless young woman who delivered a suitcase of drug money ten years before. But that past has caught up with her. Convicted and sentenced to fifteen... Read more >
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Orange Is the New Black
Orange Is the New Black
Written by Piper Kerman
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ISBN: 9780385523394
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Orange Is the New Black
My Year in a Women's Prison
Written by Piper Kerman


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $16.00

NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES • #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
With a career, a boyfriend, and a loving family, Piper Kerman barely resembles the reckless young woman who delivered a suitcase of drug money ten years before. But that past has caught up with her. Convicted and sentenced to fifteen... Read more >
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The Secret History of Wonder Woman
The Secret History of Wonder Woman
Written by Jill Lepore
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385354042
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The Secret History of Wonder Woman

Written by Jill Lepore


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $29.95

A riveting work of historical detection revealing that the origin of one of the world’s most iconic superheroes hides within it a fascinating family story—and a crucial history of twentieth-century feminism

Wonder Woman, created in 1941, is the most popular female superhero of all time. Aside from Superman and Batman, no superhero... Read more >
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Written by Rebecca Skloot
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400052189
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Written by Rebecca Skloot


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $16.00

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Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951—became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning, gene mapping, and more. Henrietta's cells have been bought and... Read more >
The Devil in the White City
The Devil in the White City
Written by Erik Larson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375725609
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The Devil in the White City
Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
Written by Erik Larson


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2004
Price: $16.00

Erik Larson—author of #1 bestseller IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS—intertwines the true tale of the 1893 World's Fair and the cunning serial killer who used the fair to lure his victims to their death. Combining meticulous research with nail-biting storytelling, Erik Larson has crafted a narrative with all the wonder of...

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The 13th Gift
The 13th Gift
Written by Joanne Huist Smith
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553418569
Our Price: $9.99
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The 13th Gift
A True Story of a Christmas Miracle
Written by Joanne Huist Smith


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $9.99

For readers of Richard Paul Evans and Greg Kincaid comes The 13th Gift, a heartwarming Christmas story about how a random act of kindness transformed one of the bleakest moments in a family's history into a time of strength and love.

After the unexpected death of her husband, Joanne Huist Smith had... Read more >
Assholes
Assholes
Written by Aaron James
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804171359
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Assholes
A Theory
Written by Aaron James


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $14.95

What does it mean for someone to be an asshole? The answer is not obvious, despite the fact that we are often stuck dealing with people for whom there is no better name. We try to avoid them, but assholes are everywhere—at work, at home, on the road, in the public... Read more >
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The Hot Zone
The Hot Zone
Written by Richard Preston
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780385479561
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The Hot Zone
The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus
Written by Richard Preston


Format: Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: July 20, 1995
Price: $7.99

The bestselling landmark account of the first emergence of the Ebola virus. A highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest suddenly appears in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. There is no cure. In a few days 90 percent of its victims are dead. A secret military SWAT team... Read more >
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