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    When the Heart Waits

    When the Heart Waits

    Sue Monk Kidd

    The bestselling author's inspiring autobiographical account of personal pain, spiritual awakening, and divine grace. Blending her own experiences with an intimate grasp of spirituality, Sue Monk Kidd relates the passionate and moving tale of her spiritual crisis, when life seemed to have lost meaning and her longing for a hasty…

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  • I'll Be Gone in the Dark

    I'll Be Gone in the Dark

    Michelle McNamara

    Features new material on the Golden State Killer's case and an updated afterword by Patton Oswalt. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: Washington Post Maureen Corrigan, NPR Paste Seattle Times Entertainment Weekly Esquire Slate Buzzfeed Jezebel Philadelphia Inquirer Publishers Weekly Kirkus Reviews Library Journal Bustle…

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  • Pete the Kitty and the Groovy Playdate

    Pete the Kitty and the Groovy Playdate

    James Dean

    This groovy series from New York Times bestselling team James and Kimberly Dean introduces Pete the Cat before he was Pete the Cat...when he was little Pete the Kitty! Pete the Kitty is super excited to visit his friend Grumpy Toad's house for a playdate! Grumpy Toad has all the…

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  • Raising White Kids

    Raising White Kids

    Jennifer Harvey

    With a foreword by Tim Wise, Raising White Kids is for families, churches, educators, and communities who want to equip their children to be active and able participants in a society that is becoming one of the most racially diverse in the world while remaining full of racial tensions. For…

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  • Me and White Supremacy

    Me and White Supremacy

    Layla F. Saad

    The New York Times and USA Today bestseller!"Layla Saad is one of the most important and valuable teachers we have right now on the subject of white supremacy and racial injustice."—New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth GilbertBased on the viral Instagram challenge that captivated participants worldwide, Me and White Supremacy…

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  • A People's History of the United States

    A People's History of the United States

    Howard Zinn

    With a new introduction by Anthony Arnove, this edition of the classic national bestseller chronicles American history from the bottom up, throwing out the official narrative taught in schools-with its emphasis on great men in high places-to focus on the street, the home and the workplace. Known for its lively,…

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  • The New Jim Crow

    The New Jim Crow

    Michelle Alexander

    Named one of the most important nonfiction books of the 21st century by Entertainment Weekly‚ Slate‚ Chronicle of Higher Eduction‚ Literary Hub, Book Riot‚ and Zora A tenth-anniversary edition of the iconic bestseller—"one of the most influential books of the past 20 years," according to the Chronicle of Higher Education—with…

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  • Are Prisons Obsolete?

    Are Prisons Obsolete?

    Angela Davis

    With her characteristic brilliance, grace and radical audacity, Angela Y. Davis has put the case for the latest abolition movement in American life: the abolition of the prison.

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  • White Awake

    White Awake

    Daniel Hill

    "Daniel, you may be white, but don't let that lull you into thinking you have no culture. White culture is very real. In fact, when white culture comes in contact with other cultures, it almost always wins. So it would be a really good idea for you to learn about…

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  • Summary of White Fragility: Why It's so Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin J. DiAng

    Summary of White Fragility: Why It's so Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin J. DiAng

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    *PLEASE NOTE: This concise summary is unofficial and is not authorized, approved, licensed, or endorsed by the original book's publisher or author.* Short on time? Or maybe you've already read the book, but need a refresh on the most important takeaways. In a quick, easy listen, you can take the…

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  • So You Want to Talk about Race

    So You Want to Talk about Race

    Ijeoma Oluo

    A current, constructive, and actionable exploration of today's racial landscape, offering straightforward clarity that listeners of all races need to contribute to the dismantling of the racial divide. In So You Want to Talk about Race, editor-at-large of the Establishment Ijeoma Oluo offers a contemporary, accessible take on the racial…

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  • Burlesque

    Burlesque

    Jett Adore

    DescriptionTwelve of today's hottest performers reveal the naked truth about an exotic world where artifice is a route to authenticity and pretending to be someone else is the ultimate journey to become yourself. These burlesquers put it all on the line in performances that are sexy, funny, elegant and outrageous…

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  • Waco

    Waco

    David Koresh

    Waco: The Rules of Engagement is the first full-length documentary film to present the complete picture of the series of events outside Waco, Texas during 1993 that resulted in the shooting of 4 federal agents and the deaths of 86 men, women, and children of the Branch Davidian religious sect.…

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  • Minimalism

    Minimalism

    Dan Harris

    Can true happiness and success be measured by material possessions? What is the personal and global impact of our consumer culture? Is there an alternative? Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things examines the many aspects of the growing "minimalist" movement that is challenging compulsory consumerism and seeking a different…

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  • Back to Natural

    Back to Natural

    Okema Moore

    *This title is part of the hoopla BONUS BORROWS COLLECTION! For a limited time, this is one of 1000+ titles you can borrow without using any of your monthly hoopla Borrows!* This documentary outlines the ways in which race, identity, and hair are all related and offers a compassionate viewpoint…

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  • Teslafy Me

    Teslafy Me

    Leonardo Dicaprio

    Nikola Tesla kicked off the industrial revolution by pioneering the ideas behind electric energy and wireless communication. Though generally uncredited for his inventions, his ideas still continue to shape our future and technology.

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  • Fermented

    Fermented

    Edward Lee

    Author and Chef Edward Lee finds the beauty in rot on a journey to better understand how the ancient process of fermentation is used in modern times.

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  • Australian Penguins

    Australian Penguins

    Greg Marston

    *This title is part of the hoopla BONUS BORROWS COLLECTION! For a limited time, this is one of 1000+ titles you can borrow without using any of your monthly hoopla Borrows!* Little Penguins are the smallest penguin in the world and are the only species that live and breed in…

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  • Hamilton: One Shot to Broadway

    Hamilton: One Shot to Broadway

    Lin-Manuel Miranda

    The story of the hit musical that changed Broadway forever and brought the genius of Lin Manuel Miranda to the attention of legions of fans across the world. Featuring interviews with Miranda, as well as the cast and crew of Hamilton.

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  • The Babushkas of Chernobyl

    The Babushkas of Chernobyl

    Valentyna Ivanivna

    In the Chernobyl "Dead Zone" or "Exclusion Zone," the film's central characters - Hanna Zavorotnya (80), Valentyna Ivanivna (72), and Maria Shovkuta (85) - are the last survivors of a community of "self settlers" who refused to leave their ancestral homes after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986. "Shoot me…

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