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Blood Will Out: The True Story of a Murder, a Mystery, and a Masquerade

• <b>Author:</b> Walter Kirn<p>A USA Today Top 10 Best Book of Winter 2014<p>"Equals Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood as a nonfiction novel of crime.”—Gerald Bartell, San Francisco Chronicle<br>In the summer of 1998, Walter Kirn—then an aspiring novelist struggling with impending fatherhood and a dissolving marriage—set …

Shattered

• <b>Author:</b> Kathryn Casey<p>“Kathryn Casey is one of the best true crime writers today.”<br>—Ann Rule<p>With true crime classics like Descent into Hell and Die My Love, author Kathryn Casey has peered into the darkest corners of the Lone Star State, shedding a fascinating, chilling light on a series of notorious …

Why Does the World Exist?: An Existential Detective Story

• <b>Author:</b> Jim Holt<p>The Washington Post Notable Non-Fiction of 2013<p>“I can imagine few more enjoyable ways of thinking than to read this book.”—Sarah Bakewell, New York Times Book Review, front-page review<br>Tackling the “darkest question in all of philosophy” with “raffish erudition” (Dwight Garner, New …

Toxic Charity

• <b>Author:</b> Robert D. Lupton<p>Veteran urban activist Robert Lupton reveals the shockingly toxic effects that modern charity has upon the very people meant to benefit from it. Toxic Charity provides proven new models for charitable groups who want to help—not sabotage—those whom they desire to serve. …

Everybody's Best Friend

• <b>Author:</b> Ken Englade<p>The shocking murder that exposed a devoted husband as a cold-hearted killer<p>To Love, Honor-And Murder...<br>Inside a beautiful house in Philadelphia's ritzy Main Line section lay the body of a young mother<br>--dead of an apparent drowning in her bathtub. With no sign of a break-in, no …

Why Geography Matters

• <b>Author:</b> Harm de Blij<p>In recent years our world has seen transformations of all kinds: intense climate change accompanied by significant weather extremes; deadly tsunamis caused by submarine earthquakes; unprecedented terrorist attacks; costly wars in Iraq and Afghanistan; a terrible and overlooked …

Bad Feminist

• <b>Author:</b> Roxane Gay<p>New York Times Bestseller<p>A collection of essays spanning politics, criticism, and feminism from one of the most-watched young cultural observers of her generation, Roxane Gay.<p>“Pink is my favorite color. I used to say my favorite color was black to be cool, but it is pink—all …

The Actor's Secret: Techniques for Transforming Habitual Patterns and Improving Performance Kindle Edition

Offering revolutionary new training for the actor, <i>The Actor's Secret</i> teaches actors and performers how to incorporate the fundamentals of the …

Writing to Learn

• <b>Author:</b> William Zinsser<p>This is an essential book for everyone who wants to write clearly about any subject and use writing as a means of learning.

Damaged

• <b>Author:</b> Cathy Glass<p>The Sunday Times and New York Times Bestseller. Although Jodie is only eight years old, she is violent, aggressive, and has already been through numerous foster families. Her last hope is Cathy Glass…<p>Cathy, an experienced foster carer, is pressured into taking Jodie as a new …

The New Jim Crow

• <b>Author:</b> Michelle Alexander<p>Once in a great while a book comes along that changes the way we see the world and helps to fuel a nationwide social movement. <i>The New Jim Crow</i> is such a book. Praised by Harvard Law professor Lani Guinier as "brave and bold," this book directly challenges the notion that …

Devil's Knot

• <b>Author:</b> Mara Leveritt<p><b>*SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING REESE WITHERSPOON AND COLIN FIRTH *</b><p><b>The West Memphis Three. Accused, convicted…and set free. Do you know their story?</b><p>In 2011, one of the greatest miscarriages of justice in American legal history was set right when Damien Echols, Jason …

Mind Over Medicine

• <b>Author:</b> M.D. Lissa Rankin<p>We’ve been led to believe that when we get sick, it’s our genetics. Or it’s just bad luck—and doctors alone hold the keys to optimal health. For years, <b>Lissa Rankin, M.D.</b>, believed the same. But when her own health started to suffer, and she turned to Western medical …

Jalapeño-Orange Cranberry Sauce or Salsa

I’ve learned over the years not to tamper with a family favorite recipe if I want our daughter to eat it. She wants her lasagna to taste like lasagna</i> …

Chorizo Spice Mix: Not Just for Sausages

If you've ever made your own Mexican-style chorizo, you probably threw in a handful of spices like chile peppers, cumin, oregano, and garlic. This …

Spiced Red Wine Cranberry Sauce Recipe

<b>Read more: Sauced: Five Cranberry Sauce Variations for Thanksgiving</b><p>Ingredients12 ounces fresh or frozen cranberries2/3 cup white sugar2/3 cup dry red wine3 tablespoons maple syrup1 tablespoon molasses1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger1 teaspoon orange zest1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/2 teaspoon …

Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs

• <b>Author:</b> Chuck Klosterman<p>From the author of the highly acclaimed heavy metal memoir, <i>Fargo Rock City</i>, comes another hilarious and discerning take on massively popular culture—set in Chuck Klosterman’s den and your own—covering everything from the effect of John Cusack flicks to the crucial role of …

Hush Little Babies

• <b>Author:</b> Donald A. Davis<p>A killing so brutal it shocked the police and left the nation grieving, <i>Hush Little Babies</i> is the appalling true story of Darlie Routier, the neighborhood's most wonderful mom, who one night, coldly, calculatingly and brutally stabbed her two sons and watched them die in a …

Practice to Deceive

• <b>Author:</b> Ann Rule<p>From “America’s best true-crime writer” (<i>Kirkus Reviews</i>) Ann Rule comes the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling mystery novel of drama, greed, sex, scandal, and murder on an eerie island in the Pacific Northwest.<p>Nestled in Puget Sound and accessible only by ferry, Whidbey Island is a gem off …

Lost Girls

• <b>Author:</b> Robert Kolker<p>Award-winning investigative reporter Robert Kolker delivers a haunting and humanizing account of the true-life search for a serial killer still at large on Long Island, in a compelling tale of unsolved murder and Internet prostitution.<p>One late spring evening in 2010, Shannan …

The Yoga Store Murder

• <b>Author:</b> Dan Morse<p><b>The full true story of the lululemon murder and what really happened to Jayna Murray and Brittany Norwood--photos included.</b><p>It was a crime that shocked the country. On March 12, 2011, two young saleswomen were found brutally attacked inside a lululemon athletica retail store in …

Eat to Live Cookbook

• <b>Author:</b> Dr. Joel Fuhrman<p>Do you want to eat delicious food that allows you to lose weight and keep it off permanently without hunger or deprivation?Do you want to throw away your medications and recover from chronic illnesses such as heart disease, high blood pressure, and diabetes?Do you want to …

Secrets of the Southern Belle

• <b>Author:</b> Phaedra Parks<p>From Phaedra Parks, breakout star of <i>The Real Housewives of Atlanta,</i> comes a true Southern Belle’s witty, practical, and no-nonsense guide to life.<p>Who is always perfectly put together and never at a loss for words? Who is profes­sional, courteous, and harder working than any­one …

Buddhist Boot Camp

• <b>Author:</b> Timber Hawkeye<p>Buddhism is all about training the mind, and boot camp is an ideal training method for this generation's short attention span. The chapters in this small book can be read in any order, and are simple and easy to understand. Each story, inspirational quote, and teaching offers …

Mindset

• <b>Author:</b> Carol S. Dweck<p><b>Now updated with new research, the book that has changed millions of lives with its insights into the growth mindset—an ideal graduation gift.</b><p>After decades of research, world-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., discovered a simple but …