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By Holly Black
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By Jeffrey Bland
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Dr. Jeffrey Bland is considered the father of functional medicine, which “looks at the patterns of dysfunction underlying...»

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Death of a King : The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year

By Tavis Smiley
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Political commentator and popular talk-show host Tavis Smiley presents a close  examination of Dr. King’s last year: April...»

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By Tom Negrino
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The “maker” phenomenon has grown over the past few years. Many towns have maker spaces like All Hands Active and...»

Neverhome: A Novel

By Laird Hunt
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Constance Thompson decides that someone in her family needs to step up and fight for the Union in the Civil War, and she’s...»

The Narrow Road to the Deep North

By Richard Flanagan
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Australian author Richard Flanagan won the 2014 Man Booker Prize for this literary war story. This is a grimly realistic book with...»

The coldest girl in Coldtown

By Holly Black
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Holly Black's "The Coldest Girl in Cold Town" is an amazing dystopian story about a young girl who lives in a world...»

The Disease Delusion : Conquering the Causes of Chronic Illness for a Healthier, Longer and Happier Life

By Jeffrey Bland
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Dr. Jeffrey Bland is considered the father of functional medicine, which “looks at the patterns of dysfunction underlying...»

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The Target

By David Baldacci

Earl Fontaine, a terminally ill Alabama death row prisoner, plans one last killing that will personally affect Robie and his fellow agent, Jessica Reel. Meanwhile Evan Tucker, the head of the CIA, recommends Robie and Reel for a mission to assassinate a foreign leader.

The Invisible Woman

Nelly, a happily-married mother and schoolteacher, is haunted by her past. Her memories, provoked by remorse and guilt, take us back in time to follow the story of her relationship with Charles Dickens with whom she discovered an exciting but fragile complicity.

Detroit Unleaded

An ambitious Lebanese-American youth is forced to take over his family's gas station after his father's death.

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