Christie

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Brain on Fire

• <b>Author:</b> Susannah Cahalan<p>An award-winning memoir and instant <i>New York Times</i> bestseller that goes far beyond its riveting medical mystery, <i>Brain on Fire</i> is the powerful account of one woman’s struggle to recapture her identity.<p>When twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a hospital room, …

Kisses from Katie

• <b>Author:</b> Katie J. Davis<p>The <i>New York Times</i> bestslling account of a courageous eighteen-year-old from Nashville who gave up every comfort and convenience to become the adoptive mother to thirteen girls in Uganda.<p>What would cause an eighteen-year-old senior class president and homecoming queen from …

Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea

• <b>Author:</b> Chelsea Handler<p>THE EAGERLY AWAITED COLLECTION OF PERSONAL ESSAYS FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF MY HORIZONTAL LIFE<p>When Chelsea Handler needs to get a few things off her chest, she appeals to a higher power -- vodka. You would too if you found out that your boyfriend was having an affair …

Einstein

• <b>Author:</b> Walter Isaacson<p>By the author of the acclaimed bestsellers <i>Benjamin Franklin</i> and <i>Steve Jobs</i>, this is the definitive biography of Albert Einstein.<p>How did his mind work? What made him a genius? Isaacson’s biography shows how his scientific imagination sprang from the rebellious nature of his …

The Wolf of Wall Street

• <b>Author:</b> Jordan Belfort<p><b>Now a major motion picture directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio</b><p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b> <br>By day he made thousands of dollars a minute. By night he spent it as fast as he could, on drugs, sex, and international globe-trotting. From the binge that sank a …

Trafficked

• <b>Author:</b> Sophie Hayes<p>The haunting, unforgettable memoir that took the UK by storm, <i>Trafficked</i> is a gripping first-hand account of a young woman who survived the horrors of human trafficking.<p>Sophie Hayes, a young, educated English woman, was spending an idyllic weekend in Italy with her seemingly …

Pastrix

• <b>Author:</b> Nadia Bolz-Weber<p>Now a <i>New York Times</i> bestseller, Nadia Bolz-Weber takes no prisoners as she reclaims the term "pastrix"(pronounced "pas-triks," a term used by some Christians who refuse to recognize female pastors) in her messy, beautiful, prayer-and-profanity laden narrative about an …

My Appetite for Destruction

• <b>Author:</b> Steven Adler & Lawrence J. Spagnola<p>From Steven Adler, the original drummer for Guns N’ Roses, comes <i>My Appetite for Destruction,</i> the inside story of GNR. Offering a different perspective from the bestselling <i>Slash,</i> Adler chronicles his life with the band, and own intense struggle with …

The Trident

• <b>Author:</b> Jason Redman & John Bruning<p>Decorated US Navy SEAL lieutenant Jason Redman served his country courageously and with distinction in Colombia, Peru, Afghanistan, and Iraq, where he commanded mobility and assault forces. He conducted over forty capture/kill missions with his men in Iraq, …

Rocket Boys

• <b>Author:</b> Homer Hickam<p>The #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling memoir that inspired the film <i>October Sky,</i> <b>Rocket Boys</b> is a uniquely American memoir--a powerful, luminous story of coming of age at the dawn of the 1960s, of a mother's love and a father's fears, of a group of young men who dreamed of launching …

An Invisible Thread

• <b>Author:</b> Laura Schroff<p><b>An Invisible Thread tells of the life-long friendship between a busy sales executive and a disadvantaged young boy, and how both of their lives were changed by what began as one small gesture of kindness.</b><p>When Laura Schroff brushed by a young panhandler on a New York City corner …

Last Night at the Viper Room

• <b>Author:</b> Gavin Edwards<p>In Last Night at the Viper Room, acclaimed author and journalist Gavin Edwards vividly recounts the life and tragic death of acclaimed actor River Phoenix—a teen idol on the fast track to Hollywood royalty who died of a drug overdose in front of West Hollywood’s storied club, …

Washed by Blood

• <b>Author:</b> Brian Welch<p>An Out-of-Control Rock Star. An Inescapable Addiction to Drugs. A Miraculous Redemption through Jesus Christ.<p>You think you've heard this story before but you haven't. Washed by Blood is a look at the dramatic saving power of Jesus Christ unlike any other—one that shows how God …

A Long Way Gone

• <b>Author:</b> Ishmael Beah<p><i>My new friends have begun to suspect I haven't told them the full story of my life.</i><i><br>"Why did you leave Sierra Leone?"</i><i><br>"Because there is a war."</i><i><br>"You mean, you saw people running around with guns and shooting each other?"</i><i><br>"Yes, all the time."</i><i><br>"Cool."</i><i><br>I smile a little.</i><i><br>"You should tell</i> …

Autobiography

• <b>Author:</b> Morrissey<p><b>“Spend the day in bed” with Autobiography by Morrissey, whose new album Low in High School is out November 17th</b><p>Steven Patrick Morrissey was born in Manchester on May 22nd 1959. Singer-songwriter and co-founder of the Smiths (1982–1987), Morrissey has been a solo artist for …

How to lose 10 pounds: Change your eating environment

We all know that to lose weight, we have to eat less food. It’s time to address the 3 major habits to we all need to break to trim calories and boost weight loss: (1) too large portions (2) eating too fast and (3) mindless eating. This comes down to some easy and practical changes to your eating …