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Camino Island
Score: 4
4
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Camino Island

By John Grisham

  • Release Date: 2017-06-06
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers

A gang of thieves stage a daring heist from a secure vault deep below Princeton University’s Firestone Library. Their loot is priceless, but Princeton has insured it for twenty-five million dollars.     Bruce Cable owns a popular bookstore in the sleepy resort town of Santa Rosa on Camino Island in Florida. He makes his real money, though, as a prominent dealer in rare books. Very few people know that he occasionally dabbles in the black market of stolen books and manuscripts.     Mercer Mann ...

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Chemistry
Score: 3.5
3.5
From 179 Ratings

Chemistry

By Antony Wilbraham, Michael Matta, Dennis Staley & Edward Waterman

  • Release Date: 2012-04-20
  • Genre: Chemistry

By combining proven content, a variety of lab investigations, and cutting-edge technology, Pearson Chemistry ensures student success in the chemistry classroom. Using examples and experiences from the real world, students are able to relate abstract concepts and processes to every day life. Visual and interactive elements, such as stepped-out solutions to complicated chemistry problems, invite students to interact with and explore the content in a meaningful way. Students read, see, and ultimately understand the fundamentals...

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The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 451 Ratings

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

By Mark Manson

  • Release Date: 2016-09-13
  • Genre: Self-Improvement

New York Times BestsellerIn this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be "positive" all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people.For decades, we’ve been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy, rich life. "F**k positivity," Mark Manson says. "Let’s be honest, s**t is f**ked and we have to live with it." In his wildly popular Internet blog, Manson doesn’t sugarcoat or equivocate. He tells it like it is—a dose of raw...

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American Jezebel
Score: 4
4
From 6 Ratings

American Jezebel

By Eve Laplante

  • Release Date: 2010-10-19
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

In 1637, Anne Hutchinson, a forty-six-year-old midwife who was pregnant with her sixteenth child, stood before forty male judges of the Massachusetts General Court, charged with heresy and sedition. In a time when women could not vote, hold public office, or teach outside the home, the charismatic Hutchinson wielded remarkable political power. Her unconventional ideas had attracted a following of prominent citizens eager for social reform. Hutchinson defended herself brilliantly, but the judges, faced with a perceived threat...

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The Glass Castle
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 1,903 Ratings

The Glass Castle

By Jeannette Walls

  • Release Date: 2006-12-15
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

Soon to be a major motion picture from Lionsgate starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, and Naomi Watts.MORE THAN SEVEN YEARS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LIST The perennially bestselling, extraordinary, one-of-a-kind, “nothing short of spectacular” (Entertainment Weekly) memoir from one of the world’s most gifted storytellers.The Glass Castle is a remarkable memoir of resilience and redemption, and a revelatory look into a family at once deeply dysfunctional and uniquely vibrant. When sober, Jeannette’s brillian...

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It Was the Best of Sentences, It Was the Worst of Sentences

It Was the Best of Sentences, It Was the Worst of Sentences

By June Casagrande

  • Release Date: 2010-07-27
  • Genre: Writing

In this wickedly humorous manual, language columnist June Casagrande uses grammar and syntax to show exactly what makes some sentences great—and other sentences suck.Great writing isn’t born, it’s built—sentence by sentence. But too many writers—and writing guides—overlook this most important unit. The result? Manuscripts that will never be published and writing careers that will never begin.   With chapters on “Conjunctions That Kill” and “Words Gone Wild,” this lighthearted guide is perfect ...

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