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10 Habits Successful People Give Up to Increase Their Productivity

What are you willing to do in order to reach success? It is common among people these days to be average and not stand out too much. But those who …

5 Easy Ways to Get a Raise at Work

<b>1. Schedule regular meetings with your boss.</b><p>Understand that your boss is busy, but inviting her to coffee once a month to do a quick check in or just getting to know her a bit better helps to strengthen your relationship. Those who have worked for me know I am a firm believer in the importance of …

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The Book Thief

• <b>Author:</b> Markus Zusak<p><b>DON’T MISS BRIDGE OF CLAY, MARKUS ZUSAK’S FIRST NOVEL SINCE THE BOOK THIEF.</b> <b><br>The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul.</b> <i><br>When Death has a story to tell, you</i> …

Words of Radiance

• <b>Author:</b> Brandon Sanderson<p>Brandon Sanderson's The Stormlight Archive sequence began in 2010 with the <i>New York Times</i> bestseller <i>The Way of Kings</i>. Now, the eagerly anticipated <i>Words of Radiance</i> continues the epic story and answers many of your questions.<p>Six years ago, the Assassin in White, a hireling of …

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The Supreme Gift

• <b>Author:</b> Paulo Coelho & Henry Drummond<p>"I thought that I had already thought about everything you could think about Love when Henry Drummond’s sermon fell into my hands.<br>My life changed a lot from the moment I read the words in this book and tried to put his teaching into practice."<br>Paulo …

Still Life with Bread Crumbs

• <b>Author:</b> Anna Quindlen<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b><p><b>A superb love story from Anna Quindlen, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Rise and Shine, Blessings, and A Short Guide to a Happy Life</b> <i><br>Still Life with Bread Crumbs</i> begins with an imagined gunshot and ends with a new tin roof. Between the two is …

Quiet

• <b>Author:</b> Susan Cain<p><b>The book that started the Quiet Revolution</b><br>At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over working in teams. It is to introverts—Rosa …

Divergent

• <b>Author:</b> Veronica Roth<p>This first book in Veronica Roth's #1 New York Times bestselling Divergent trilogy is the novel the inspired the major motion picture starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, and Kate Winslet. This dystopian series set in a futuristic Chicago has captured the hearts of millions …

Doctor Sleep

• <b>Author:</b> Stephen King<p>Stephen King returns to the character and territory of one of his most popular novels ever, <i>The Shining</i>, in this instantly riveting novel about the now middle-aged Dan Torrance and the very special twelve-year-old girl he must save from a tribe of murderous paranormals.<p>On …

Under the Wide and Starry Sky

• <b>Author:</b> Nancy Horan<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • TODAY SHOW BOOK CLUB PICK • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST AND ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH</b><p><i>Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.</i><p>From Nancy Horan, <i>New York Times</i> …

The Paleo Cookbook: 300 Delicious Paleo Diet Recipes

• <b>Author:</b> John Chatham<p>From the Publisher of New York Times Bestsellers Paleo Slow Cooker and Paleo for Every Day<p>Simply put, the Paleo diet is the diet that humans were intended to eat.<p>Low carb, high protein, and full of wholesome, natural foods, the Paleo diet has gained rapid popularity for those …

Speculation Ted Cruz Will Mount 2016 Presidential Run Grows After New Hampshire Announcement

Ted Cruz, a Republican from Texas, is scheduled to headline a fundraiser for the party in New Hampshire on August 23, according to the Associated Press. The trip will be the 42-year-old's first visit to the state.<p>New Hampshire traditionally holds the first primary, guaranteeing a huge level of …

Hitchens wasn’t a philosopher

His style, the “brilliant uncle talking at a party,” doesn’t always hold up in the trenches of religious argument<p>Welcome to the next round of the “New Atheists” fight. Writer Curtis White put up an excerpt from his new book, “The Science Delusion: Asking the Big Questions in a Culture of Easy …

Film Photography Technique Tips for the Digital Photographer

Film photography is similar in many ways to digital photography, and most of your standard digital photography techniques apply to film too. You just …

Best Free iPad App of the Week – Ultimate Trivia: The Quiz

Great apps and a huge selection of great apps are a big part of what makes the iPad such an amazing device. There are excellent apps for just about any purpose you can think of – from serious productivity to pure entertainment. Better still, there are lots of great free apps for the iPad. Our Best …

Cal | Your life. Your Calendar. app review: beautify your calendar

Introduction<p>Cal | Your life. Your Calendar. by Any.DO is a productivity app that helps you stay organized in a clean and simple way. If you're …

How to Take Better Landscape Photos

Taking great landscape pictures can seem so easy compared to shooting action photography or taking pictures of children or animals. However, any …

How to Shoot a Picture Perfect Beach Portrait

Have you ever wondered how to shoot a beach portrait like a pro?<p>It's not difficult. But… it's also not as easy as you might think. Let's take a look …

If This Then That (IFTTT) App Lets You Make and Discover New Recipes Right on your iPhone - App Saga

For those of you who haven’t heard of If This Then That (IFTTT), think of it as a way to make the Internet work for you while you’re busy with …