Nonfiction

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THE BUTCHER’S DAUGHTER: A MEMOIR

Rating: 4.8
Aaron and Helen Grende were Polish Jews who survived World War II by hiding and fighting in the forest. But the war followed them to America, where their growing daughter had to learn to live with the emotional aftermath of horrors she didn't understand.
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THE STRAIGHTFORWARD INTERNET

Rating: 4
A simplified guide to exploring everything from basics to social media to the deep web
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MENTOR ME: Instruction and Advice for Aspiring Writers

Rating: 4
MENTOR ME gathers together those who have been in the writing trenches, and who still, despite getting paid and honored for their work, remember the lonely and frustrating days in getting something, anything, published.
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VOID IF DETACHED

Rating: 4.5
The author, a minister's daughter who questioned her faith, finds new connections to a higher power through her late father's sermons.
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THE CURSE ENDS: THE STORY OF THE 2016 CHICAGO CUBS

Rating: 3.5
A beautifully illustrated version of the amazing story about how the Wrigley Field-based professional baseball team overcame the century-long “Curse of the Billy Goat” to win the World Series in 2016.
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STRETCH FOR CHANGE

Rating: 5
Gustavo Razzetti's STRETCH FOR CHANGE offers practical advice of how to deal with life in our pinball-like age.
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MAKE A WISH FOR ME

Rating: 4.5
Moving and delicately written, this stark memoir of life after her son was diagnosed with autism is emotionally vulnerable, darkly personal and intensely raw.
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STANDBY FOR BROADCAST

Rating: 5
A Navy nurse checks herself into a mental hospital to deal with her severe PTSD. There, she must recognize and confront the abuse she suffered as a child and the horror she witnessed while working as a nurse in Afghanistan.
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THE VITAMIN SOLUTION

Rating: 4.3
The authors, co-founders of a vitamin company, give advice on the proper use of vitamins, both for specific conditions and general health.
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FRACTURED: My Journey Back from Death and the Lessons I've Learned Along the Way

Rating: 4
FRACTURED is less the story about Elizabeth Antonucci’s near-death experience and more about how she overcame crippling fears.
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MY NEW FRIEND, GRIEF

Rating: 4.5
As author Anna Hodges Oginsky goes through the Kubler–Ross steps of grieving after the sudden death of her beloved father, she writes about her personal approaches to finding meaning and relief.
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BEYOND TITHES & OFFERINGS

Rating: 4
BEYOND TITHES & OFFERINGS (2ND Edition) clearly defines tithes and offerings, and provides a different approach for conscientious Christians to determine their own spiritually inspired criteria for sharing their wealth with those in need.
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HUSBAND: My 40-Year Marriage to a Gay Man

Rating: 4.5
The subtitle of Joanne Blackwelder’s memoir, HUSBAND, says it all: “My Forty-Year Marriage To A Gay Man.”
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Sharing the beliefs and perspectives in: THE EVANGELICAL EXPERIENCE

Rating: 5
A former Evangelical Christian gives his experiences with the movement, and explains the beliefs and perspectives of those within it.
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PLAINS TO THE PACIFIC

Rating: 5
PLAINS TO THE PACIFIC is the autobiography of Robert Slothower, a pioneer farmer and rancher whose life and adventures spanned several states and over eighty years.
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EXPECTING SUNSHINE

Rating: 5
The author, mourning for a baby son who died in her arms at birth, must confront the depths of her loss and find healing when she becomes pregnant with her third child.
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REAL FOOD FOR HEALTHY PEOPLE: A recipe and resource guide

Rating: 4.5
REAL FOOD FOR HEALTHY PEOPLE is the recipe and resource guide that proves eating well can be done deliciously.
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FEDERAL PRISON HANDBOOK

Rating: 5
Christopher Zoukis, a prison inmate turned writer, advocate, and law student, offers a comprehensive guide to how to survive, avoid conflict, and seek out opportunities to better oneself while incarcerated.
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A JOURNEY WITH PANIC

Rating: 5
The authors explain cognitive behavioral techniques for dealing with panic attacks.
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BABY BOOMER ENTREPRENEUR

Rating: 4
BABY BOOMER ENTREPRENEUR gives the reader strategies on how to achieve financial independence that, unfortunately in books of this type, can only be validated by practicing them.
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CREATING STORIES

Rating: 4.5
The author explains how to write a coherent and compelling work of fiction.
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DESPAIR TO DELIVERANCE: A True Story of Triumph Over Severe Mental Illness

Rating: 3.2
DESPAIR TO DELIVERANCE: A TRUE STORY OF TRIUMPH OVER SEVERE MENTAL ILLNESS explores the shifting relationship between a therapist and her client in an interesting case study of a woman suffering from multiple psychiatric disorders.
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WHAT IS MAN

Rating: 3
WHAT IS MAN is a book for Christians looking for a strategy that keeps them sane and happy in the oft-times bruising and unkind modern world.
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SEX, SHARKS AND ROCK & ROLL

Rating: 5
For those interested interested or having an untapped fascination with sea life, this book is compelling; powered by the author's obvious and contagious enthusiasm.