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    Hunger

    Hunger

    Roxane Gay

    From the New York Times bestselling author of Bad Feminist: a searingly honest memoir of food, weight, self-image, and learning how to feed your hunger while taking care of yourself."I ate and ate and ate in the hopes that if I made myself big, my body would be safe. I…

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  • Promise Me, Dad

    Promise Me, Dad

    Joe Biden

    The Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller"Promise Me, Dad is a brisk, often uplifting read, a consequence of its author's congenital jollity and irrepressible candor." - Vanity FairA deeply moving memoir about the year that would forever change both a family and a country. In November 2014, thirteen members of…

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  • The Last Castle

    The Last Castle

    Kiernan, Denise

    New York Times Bestseller



    “A soaring and gorgeous American story” (Karen Abbott) from the author of the New York Times bestselling The Girls of Atomic City.



    The fascinating true story behind the magnificent Gilded Age mansion Biltmore—the largest, grandest residence ever built in the United States.



    The story of Biltmore…

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  • Thanks, Obama

    Thanks, Obama

    Litt, David

    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAn Esquire Best Book of 2017Remember when presidents spoke in complete sentences instead of in unhinged tweets? Former Obama speechwriter David Litt does. In his comic, coming-of-age memoir, he takes us back to the Obama years – and charts a path forward in the age of…

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  • Unqualified

    Unqualified

    Anna Faris

    Anna Faris has advice for you. And it's great advice, because she's been through it all, and she wants to tell you what she's learned. After surviving an awkward childhood (when she bribed the fastest boy in the third grade with ice cream), navigating dating and marriage in Hollywood, and…

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  • It Takes Two

    It Takes Two

    Jonathan Scott

    A New York Times bestseller! Jonathan and Drew Scott, known for their wildly popular HGTV shows including Property Brothers and Brother vs Brother, follow up their New York Times bestseller, Dream Home, with a highly anticipated memoir. It Takes Two: Our Story shares never-before-revealed tales of the brothers' childhood and…

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  • The Woman Who Smashed Codes

    The Woman Who Smashed Codes

    Jason Fagone

    NATIONAL BESTSELLERNPR Best Book of 2017 "Not all superheroes wear capes, and Elizebeth Smith Friedman should be the subject of a future Wonder Woman movie." — The New York TimesJoining the ranks of Hidden Figures and In the Garden of Beasts, the incredible true story of the greatest codebreaking duo…

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  • The Last Black Unicorn

    The Last Black Unicorn

    Tiffany Haddish

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From stand-up comedian, actress, and breakout star of Girls Trip, Tiffany Haddish, comes The Last Black Unicorn, a sidesplitting, hysterical, edgy, and unflinching collection of (extremely) personal essays, as fearless as the author herself.Growing up in one of the poorest neighborhoods of South Central Los Angeles,…

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  • Prairie Fires

    Prairie Fires

    Caroline Fraser

    ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW'S 10 BEST BOOKS OF 2017The first comprehensive historical biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder, the beloved author of the Little House on the Prairie booksMillions of readers of Little House on the Prairie believe they know Laura Ingalls—the pioneer girl who survived blizzards…

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  • Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans

    Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans

    Brian Kilmeade

    Another history pageturner from the authors of the #1 bestsellers George Washington's Secret Six and Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates.The War of 1812 saw America threatened on every side. Encouraged by the British, Indian tribes attacked settlers in the West, while the Royal Navy terrorized the coasts. By mid-1814,…

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  • Priestdaddy

    Priestdaddy

    Patricia Lockwood

    NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW 10 BEST BOOKS OF 2017SELECTED AS A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: The Washington Post * Elle * NPR * New York Magazine * Boston Globe * Nylon * Slate * The Cut * The New Yorker * Boston Globe * Chicago Tribune "Affectionate and…

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  • Martin Luther

    Martin Luther

    Eric Metaxas

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Metaxas is a scrupulous chronicler and has an eye for a good story. . . . full, instructive, and pacey." —The Washington PostFrom #1 New York Times bestselling author Eric Metaxas comes a brilliant and inspiring biography of the most influential man in modern history, Martin Luther,…

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  • Everybody Lies

    Everybody Lies

    Seth Stephens-Davidowitz

    Foreword by Steven PinkerBlending the informed analysis of The Signal and the Noise with the instructive iconoclasm of Think Like a Freak, a fascinating, illuminating, and witty look at what the vast amounts of information now instantly available to us reveals about ourselves and our world—provided we ask the right…

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  • Tribe of Mentors

    Tribe of Mentors

    Ferriss, Timothy

    Tim Ferriss, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of The 4-Hour Workweek, shares the ultimate choose-your-own-adventure book—a compilation of tools, tactics, and habits from 130+ of the world's top performers. From iconic entrepreneurs to elite athletes, from artists to billionaire investors, their short profiles can help you answer life's…

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  • You Are a Badass at Making Money

    You Are a Badass at Making Money

    Sincero, Jen

    “A cheerful manifesto on removing obstacles between yourself and the income of your dreams.” —New York Magazine



    From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of You Are a Badass, a life-changing guide to making the kind of money you’ve only ever dreamed of




    You Are a Badass at Making Money will launch you past…

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  • East of Eden

    East of Eden

    John Steinbeck

    Written in his later years, Steinbeck's novel follows the intertwined affairs of two families in southern California. As the saga unfolds, it also becomes a retelling of two powerful stories from Genesis: the fall of Adam and Eve, and the rivalry of Cain and Abel. Steinbeck crafted East of Eden…

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  • Tales from a Not-So-Secret Crush Catastrophe

    Tales from a Not-So-Secret Crush Catastrophe

    Rachel Renée Russell

    Nikki Maxwell's adventures continue in the twelfth installment in the blockbuster #1 New York Times bestselling Dork Diaries series!

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  • A Tale of Two Kitties

    A Tale of Two Kitties

    Dav Pilkey

    He was the best of dogs... He was the worst of dogs... It was the age of invention... It was the season of surprise... It was the eve of supa sadness... It was the dawn of hope... Dog Man, the newest hero from the creator of Captain Underpants, hasn't always…

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  • What's a Little Noogie Between Friends?

    What's a Little Noogie Between Friends?

    Lincoln Peirce

    Nate Wright's a winner—in his own mind, anyway. So when things go wrong, he's at a loss to explain why. How does his soccer team manage to lose to a school with a sixty-game winless streak? What's he doing at the movies on a Friday night . . . with…

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  • Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat

    Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat

    Samin Nosrat

    New York Times BestsellerNamed one of the Best Books of 2017 by NPR, Buzzfeed, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Rachel Ray Every Day, San Francisco Chronicle, Vice Munchies, Elle.com, Glamour, Eater, Newsday, Minneapolis Star Tribune, The Seattle Times, Tampa Bay Times, Tasting Table, Modern Farmer, Publishers Weekly, and…

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  • New eBooks

New eBooks