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Skin Care

Why food allergy fakers need to stop

BEFORE WE GET INTO IT, let me make one thing clear. This intervention is not aimed at those with life-threatening food allergies or similarly grave …

One Family's Financial Lessons From The College Hunt

<b>By Joanna Nesbit,</b> <b>Next Avenue</b> <b>Contributor</b><p>During my daughter’s sophomore and junior high school years, I read a fleet of financial planning books to prepare for college costs. But even though we tried to plan ahead, we weren’t prepared for the sticker shock of our daughter’s college choices when last …

College & University

The Marriage of Opposites

• <b>Author:</b> Alice Hoffman<p>From the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>The Dovekeepers</i> and <i>The Museum of Extraordinary Things</i>: a forbidden love story set on the tropical island of St. Thomas about the extraordinary woman who gave birth to painter Camille Pissarro—the Father of Impressionism.<p>Growing up on …

Goddess

• <b>Author:</b> Kelly Gardiner<p>A sparkling, witty and compelling novel based on the tragic rise and fall of the beautiful seventeenth century swordswoman and opera singer, Julie d'Aubigny (also known as La Maupin), a woman whose story is too remarkable to be true - and yet it is.<p>Versailles, 1686: Julie …

Early One Morning

• <b>Author:</b> Virginia Baily<p><b>Two women's decision to save a child during WWII will have powerful reverberations over the years.</b><p>Chiara Ravello is about to flee occupied Rome when she locks eyes with a woman being herded on to a truck with her family.<p>Claiming the woman's son, Daniele, as her own nephew, …

The Invention of Wings

• <b>Author:</b> Sue Monk Kidd<p>From the celebrated author of The Secret Life of Bees, a magnificent novel about two unforgettable American women Writing at the height of her narrative and imaginative gifts, Sue Monk Kidd presents a masterpiece of hope, daring, the quest for freedom, and the desire to have a …

What Alice Forgot

• <b>Author:</b> Liane Moriarty<p><b>FROM THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE HUSBAND'S SECRET AND BIG LITTLE LIES.</b><p><b>A “cheerfully engaging”(Kirkus Reviews) novel for anyone who’s ever asked herself, “How did I get here?”</b><p>Alice Love is twenty-nine, crazy about her husband, and pregnant with her first …

The Sisters Weiss

• <b>Author:</b> Naomi Ragen<p>In 1950's Brooklyn, sisters Rose and Pearl Weiss grow up in a loving but strict ultra-Orthodox family, never dreaming of defying their parents or their community's unbending and intrusive demands. Then, a chance meeting with a young French immigrant turns Rose's world upside …

Americanah

• <b>Author:</b> Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie<p><b>The bestselling novel—a love story of race and identity—from the award-winning author of We Should All Be Feminists and</b> <i>Dear Ijeawele.<br>Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read</i><br>Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they …

A Little Life

• <b>Author:</b> Hanya Yanagihara<p><b>ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR<br>The New York Times • The Washington Post • The Wall Street Journal • NPR • Vanity Fair • Vogue • Minneapolis Star Tribune • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • The Guardian • O, The Oprah Magazine • Slate • Newsday • Buzzfeed • The Economist • Newsweek</b> …

The Secret Chord

• <b>Author:</b> Geraldine Brooks<p><b>A rich and utterly absorbing novel about the life of King David, from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of People of the Book and March.</b> <br>With more than two million copies of her novels sold, <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author Geraldine Brooks has achieved both popular and …

Fates and Furies

• <b>Author:</b> Lauren Groff<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER <br>A FINALIST FOR THE 2015 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD <br>NPR MORNING EDITION BOOK CLUB PICK<br>NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY: THE WASHINGTON POST, NPR, TIME, THE SEATTLE TIMES, MINNEAPOLIS STAR-TRIBUNE, SLATE, LIBRARY JOURNAL, KIRKUS, AND MANY MORE</b><p><b>“Lauren Groff is a</b> …

The Little Paris Bookshop

• <b>Author:</b> Nina George<p><b>Monsieur Perdu can prescribe the perfect book for a broken heart. But can he fix his own?</b> <b></b><br>Monsieur Perdu calls himself a literary apothecary. From his floating bookstore in a barge on the Seine, he prescribes novels for the hardships of life. Using his intuitive feel for the exact …

NPR Bestsellers: Hardcover Fiction, Week Of July 16, 2015 : NPR

In Monroeville, Ala., The Shock And Disillusion Of 'Watchman'

The critics have already weighed in on <i>Go Set A Watchman.</i> Now regular readers have had a chance to assess Harper Lee's new book. We hear reactions from Lee's home state of Alabama.<p>Transcript<p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST:<p>It has been widely reported by now that the Atticus Finch in Harper Lee's "Go Set A …

Ireland Travel Guide: Incl. Dublin, Belfast, Cork, Galway, Kilkenny, Limerick, Connemara and more. Illustrated Guide & Maps (Mobi Travel)

• <b>Author:</b> MobileReference<p>This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically and by category, making it easier to access individual articles. Articles feature information about attractions, landmarks, districts, …

Malaga, Costa del Sol, Spain Travel Guide - Sightseeing, Hotel, Restaurant & Shopping Highlights (Illustrated)

• <b>Author:</b> Karen Paterson<p>Málaga is well known by tourists as the gateway city for holidays on the Costa Del Sol in southern Spain. Many visitors rush through the airport and exit the city quickly on their way to the popular beach resorts and never give Málaga more than a quick look. But Málaga is a …

Things to do with Kids

Homburg, Saarland, Germany<p>Schlossberg Caves in Homburg<p>Well, not really…<p>Bernkastel-Kues, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany<p>The Mosel River in German like may …

New Orleans: A Cultural Celebration

Sounds & Sights to Savor in the Crescent City<p>New Orleans, with its spirited parades and festival-filled calendar, seems as if it’s constantly …

The 5 Healthiest Green Juices You Can Buy, According to a Nutritionist

The best options when you feel like drinking your veggies<p>Store-bought juices can be a great way to squeeze in some extra produce between meals. But they can also be a great way to take in a ton of sugar and calories along with little to no fiber. To make sure the juices you’re downing are of the …

Healthy Eating

10 Ideas for Pendant Lighting Fixtures

In glass, metal, and fabric.<p>In glass, metal, and fabric, get inspiration for lighting your home with these pendant fixture ideas.

Interior Design

The Secret to Getting More Done in Less Time

Let me start by saying that, yes, there are too few hours in the day. Your to-do list is never empty, you’re not getting home as early as you’d like, …

The Science of Practice: What Happens When You Learn a New Skill

<i>You've heard the expression “practice makes perfect” a million times, and you've probably read Malcolm Gladwell's popular “10,000 hours” theory. But</i> …

How Did Work-Life Balance in the U.S. Get So Awful?

Among all advanced nations, we rank 28th -- barely better than Mexico. Why's our work-life balance so bad if leisure is growing? Because single moms are growing faster.<p>Shutterstock<p>The United States is the greatest country in the history of everything, if you just listen to its leaders, and a …