Love Life
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Rob Lowe's second autobiography somehow manages to surpass his first in excellence. Rather than a (relatively) chronological story of his life (like Stories I Only Tell My Friends), this book is a collection of stories about the mysteries of life, love and parenthood. From accounts of sending his oldest son off to college, to tales from his wild years, to his honest portrayal of the ever-present threat of falling off the wagon, Rob Lowe manages to make his readers feel like they're experiencing it all right along with him.
Hyperbole And A Half
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Not for the faint of heart, this is a biography of sorts compiled from well-loved blog posts on the author’s website as well as some brand new stories. Allie Brosh is brilliant at relating complex emotions with simple and hilarious words and drawings. Best known for her insightful and profound telling of her own lengthy battle with depression.
Meat Eater
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“Meat Eater” is a collection of stories from Steve Rinella’s life spent hunting and fishing, choosing colleges to attend based on their proximity to good places to hunt and fish, and feeding himself from what he has brought home from hunting and fishing trips. He could come across as a simple man, but is actually uncommonly thoughtful with particularly good insight into human nature.
Catch Me If You Can
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The story of an imposter who swindled his way into being a millionaire by the time he was 21 and spent it on extravagances. He manages to elude authorities worldwide while posing as a pilot, lawyer, doctor and professor. Definitely a captivating tale to follow and see what he manages to do with his life.
FastExercise
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Dr. Mosely presents the latest research showing the benefits of shorter, more intense bursts of exercise that should motivate anyone to give high intensity training a try.
Much Loved
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If you've ever known the love of a teddy bear or other soft friend, you'll enjoy this collection of photographs. Each picture of a well-loved stuffed animal is accompanied by a short bio, including the animal's name and age. Adorable!
The Glass Castle
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A memoir of the childhood of Jeanette Walls, author of “Half Broke Horses”, “The Silver Star”, and regular contributor to MSNBC.com. An amazing, beautifully told story about her nomadic upbringing with her unequipped parents and how she and her siblings were eventually able to leave home behind and make a new life for themselves.
Organic Body Care Recipes
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If you are interested in making your own body care products such as body butters, facial scrubs and masks, astringents, and more check out this book! Stephanie Tourles is a certified holistic aesthetician, aromatherapist and herbalist. Her recipes are cosmetic grade and surprisingly simple.
Dad Is Fat
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Comedic genius Jim Gaffigan has a knack for putting together a story that is realistic and ridiculous at the same time. In this novel (his first), he outlines the many challenges that go along with marriage and having a lot of kids. Those challenges are further compounded, in his case, by laziness and fame. Part biography and part self-help book, Dad is Fat is a great read that will have you laughing out loud from start to finish.
William Shakespeare's Star Wars
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If you're a fan of either Shakespeare's works or Star Wars, you'll love this re-imagining of 'A New Hope' as a Shakespearean play. Ian Doescher has translated the classic film's dialogue into the Bard's language, even going so far as to give RD-D2 the power of speech. A fabulously fun read.
Wordbirds
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Schillinger presents hilarious and clever words or phrases that are just right for today's modern life. This beautifully illustrated book is perfect for the language lover.
Crazy Rich
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A fascinating look at how the lives of many of the heirs of the iconic medical supply company have played out. Some of the players were well known, others only in select circles.
The Melt Method
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The author shows how to use foam rollers as part of a regular workout routine to ease pain and improve physical functioning.
Seasons
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A beautiful, simple seasonal cookbook. Wonderful photography for every recipe.
The Dirty Life
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An amazing story of food, farming, and love. This is a must read for anyone interested in the locovore movement, producing your own food, and/or cooking.
Modern Sauces
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Take your cooking to a new level with the skill of great sauce-making. An assortment of easy yet elegant sauces, recipes, and beautiful photographs. Sure to make your mouth water and impress your guests.
Closer To The Ground
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Dylan Tomine’s fishing partner wears a tutu under her life vest, and the fellow who accompanies him to the forest on edible mushroom hunting excursions thinks he’s a T-rex. They’re not crazy. They’re his and his wife’s 5 and 3 year old children, and they are getting the sort of outdoor education that is becoming decreasingly common, and only comes by hunting and gathering and growing their food.
Rosemary Gladstar's Herbal Recipes For Vibrant Health
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This is a great reference book on how to understand herbs. There are some great recipes for different health needs.

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