Candice Millard - History - 2009 - 432 pages
Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey Candice Millard. thra. Even if it could
swim backward, its stiff spines prevent it from going in any direction but forward.
For the person whom the candiru has parasitized, the situation is potentially just
David McCullough - History - 2007 - 304 pages
The stunning story of one of America’s great disasters, a preventable tragedy of Gilded Age America, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough.
Helen Macdonald - Biography & Autobiography - 2015 - 288 pages
Heart-wrenching and humorous, this book is an unflinching account of bereavement and a unique look at the magnetism of an extraordinary beast, with a parallel examination of a legendary writer's eccentric falconry.
Kristin Hannah - Fiction - 2015 - 448 pages
The Nightingale tells the stories of two sisters, separated by years and experience, by ideals, passion and circumstance, each embarking on her own dangerous path toward survival, love, and freedom in German-occupied, war-torn France--a ...
Michael Crichton - Fiction - 2009 - 528 pages
For all practical purposes, it is alive. It has been programmed as a predator. It is evolving swiftly, becoming more deadly with each passing hour. Every attempt to destroy it has failed. And we are the prey.
Lauren Friedman - Self-Help - 2014 - 128 pages
From the Audrey to the Paris, the Top Down, or the Easy Breezy, there are 50 scarf styles in this book for any occasion or mood.
Ron Hall, Denver Moore - Religion - 2008 - 256 pages
The friendship that forms between these two men at a time when both were in great need is an inspiration to all of us to be more compassionate to everyone we come in contact with. This is truly a wonderful book! —Mrs. Barbara Bush
N. D. Wilson - Juvenile Fiction - 2007 - 304 pages
Henry soon understands that these are not just cupboards, but portals to other worlds. 100 Cupboards is the first book of a new fantasy adventure, written in the best world-hopping tradition and reinvented in N. D. Wilson’s inimitable ...
Robert Conroy - Fiction - 2007 - 416 pages
From the Mississippi bayou to the Pennsylvania farmlands to the woods of Maine, the great armies of Generals Grant and Lee face off in the nation’s deadliest conflict. And to the victor goes history. From the Paperback edition.
Debbie Macomber - Fiction - 2013 - 368 pages
So Justine and Seth are trying to make plans and sort out their future. (And let me tell you, that kind of crisis is hard on a marriage!) Thankfully, they have a lot of good things in their lives, including Leif, my adorable grandson, and ...
Nate Silver - Political Science - 2012 - 560 pages
This is the “prediction paradox”: The more humility we have about our ability to make predictions, the more successful we can be in planning for the future.
Brian Kilmeade, Don Yaeger - History - 2013 - 272 pages
Drawing on extensive research, Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger have offered fascinating portraits of these spies: a reserved Quaker merchant, a tavern keeper, a brash young longshoreman, a curmudgeonly Long Island bachelor, a coffeehouse ...
Bryan Stevenson - Law - 2014 - 352 pages
. . . The message of this book . . . is that evil can be overcome, a difference can be made.
Laura Whitcomb - Juvenile Fiction - 2005 - 288 pages
In the class of the high school English teacher she has been haunting, Helen feels them: for the first time in 130 years, human eyes are looking at her.
Dan Harris - Self-Help - 2014 - 256 pages
After learning about research that suggests meditation can do everything from lower your blood pressure to essentially rewire your brain, Harris took a deep dive into the underreported world of CEOs, scientists, and even marines who are now ...