Current Recommendations for Booklovers— General Nonfiction

The Manic Manager, How to Avoid Becoming the Manager Everybody Loves to Hate by Diane L Martin

General Nonfiction

Managers who fail to effectively inspire change, develop, train, and motivate their employees contribute to lower productivity and morale. One of the single highest contributors to employee turnover is ineffective management. Whether you are a new or experienced manager, you can learn to drive creativity, productivity and organizational success by adopting strategies that place a high degree of value on the unique talents and strengths possessed by every member of your staff. $19.99 SHOP NOW


Photographic Memory for Beginners: A Practical Guide to Limitless Memory by Dane Krauss

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The key to true prosperity? Remember to remember! We all wish that we could have a better memory... but wishing isn’t enough. Luckily, a legitimate shortcut exists, and boosting your brainpower will help you achieve more in every aspect of your life. Personal, professional, and even romantic profits await the reader ready for more! You’ll love unlocking your brain's full potential, and the benefits of a razor-sharp memory will manifest themselves immediately. From $2.99 SHOP NOW


Kid Confidence: Help Your Child Make Friends, Build Resilience, and Develop Real Self-Esteem by Eileen Kennedy-Moore PhD, Michele Borba EdD

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Help your child cultivate real, lasting confidence! In Kid Confidence, a licensed clinical psychologist and parenting expert offers practical, evidence-based parenting strategies to help kids foster satisfying relationships, develop competence, and make choices that fit who they are and want to become. From $9.99 SHOP NOW


The Manic Manager, How to Avoid Becoming the Manager Everybody Loves to Hate by Diane Martin

General Nonfiction

Managers who fail to effectively inspire change, develop, train, and motivate their employees contribute to lower productivity and morale. One of the single highest contributors to employee turnover is ineffective management. Whether you are a new or experienced manager, you can learn to drive creativity, productivity and organizational success by adopting strategies that place a high degree of value on the unique talents and strengths possessed by every member of your staff. $19.99 SHOP NOW


Women Who Run With the Wolves by Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés

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In her now-classic book that spent 144 weeks on the New York Times hardcover bestseller list, and is translated into 35 languages, Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Ph.D., shows how woman's vitality can be restored through what she calls "psychic archaeological digs" into the ruins of the female unconscious. "The work shows the reader how glorious it is to be daring, to be caring, and to be a woman. Everyone who can read should read this book." Maya Angelou. 4.6 Stars, 5737 Reviews on Amazon. From $7.19 SHOP NOW


The Irish Gaelic Tattoo Handbook by Audrey Nickel

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Avoid a tattoo nightmare – learn how to incorporate Irish words and phrases into a tattoo design that honors the Celtic language and culture of Ireland. With a glossary of 400+ authentic Irish Gaelic words, phrases, and sayings, illustrations of real-life Irish tattoos gone wrong, and tips on how to use the internet to your advantage when designing your tattoo. Great for planning inscriptions on jewelry, artwork, and crafts, too! From $5.99 SHOP NOW


She Is Me: How Women Will Save the World by Lori Sokol PhD

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In She Is Me, veteran journalist Lori Sokol, PhD, introduces readers to thirty-five women hailing from all walks of life who have successfully utilized qualities like compassion, empathy, introspection, and solidarity to create change and transform lives. From $8.99 SHOP NOW


The Book of Old Ladies by Ruth O. Saxton

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The Book of Old Ladies introduces readers to thirty stories featuring fictional “women of a certain age” who increasingly become their truest selves. Their stories will entertain and provide insight into the stories we tell ourselves about the limits and opportunities of aging. A celebration of women who push back against the limiting stereotypes regarding older women’s possibility, The Book of Old Ladies is a book lover’s guide to approaching old age and dealing with its losses while still embracing beauty, creativity, connection, and wonder. From $9.49 SHOP NOW


Searching for Family and Traditions at the French Table by Carole Bumpus

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Join Carole Bumpus as she continues the culinary journey of Book One in Searching for Family and Traditions at the French Table, with her incomparable guide, Josiane, as they head north from Paris to Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Normandy, and Brittany, then drop into the Loire Valley before ending in the Auvergne. A compilation of personal stories, memorable moments, family secrets, and mouth-watering recipes, this French culinary travelogue is sure to find a prized place on the bookshelf of readers who love France―its food, its people, and its history. From $8.99 SHOP NOW


Literature – the Book, the Place and the Pen: A Teaching Resource Book by Andrea Ambler

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Teaching Literature in a Clever, Fun Way – A Book For Classroom Teachers & Home Schoolers. Designed to educate students about good literature, applicable to all grade levels. With multiple activities engaging students in reading literature and writing about what they learned. Book meets national language arts standards and encourages students to become prolific, life-long readers of all types of literature, insightful thinkers and competent writers. "Highly Recommended!" (Midwest Book Review) From $6.49 SHOP NOW


Dad's Great Advice for Teens by Marc Fienberg

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Dad’s Great Advice for Teens is the perfect gift to help a teenager get happy, be successful, and make good decisions. (But it’s also an amazing gift for any parent trying to better connect with their kid.) What kind of crazy father actually advises teens to…Do dumb, risky things (as long as they’re not really dumb things)...Fail at their endeavors (rather than not trying at all out of fear)...Drink, vape, and do drugs (in a smart, disciplined way, and only if they’re determined to not wait) From $0.99 SHOP NOW


The Greek Connection: The Life of Elias Demetracopoulos and the Untold Story of Watergate by James H. Barron

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He was one of the most fascinating figures in 20th-century political history. Yet today, Elias Demetracopoulos is strangely overlooked--even though his life reads like an epic adventure story...A stunning feat of biographic storytelling, sweeping from World War II to the Cold War, Watergate and beyond, The Greek Connection is about a lifetime of standing up for democracy and a free press against powerful special interests. From $14.99 SHOP NOW


Mom.B.A.: Essential Business Advice from One Generation to the Next by Karyn Schoenbart, Alexandra Levit

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Imagine what your life would be like if your mother was the CEO of a global company. She could provide the type advice that would propel your career and help you overcome the many stumbling blocks that keep people from fulfilling their full potential at work. That s the idea behind Mom.B.A. Essential Business Advice from One Generation to the Next by Karyn Schoenbart, CEO of The NPD Group, and a highly acclaimed business leader. From $9.99 SHOP NOW


Book of Awesome Women Writers by Becca Anderson

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Explore every subject and literary form women writers have to offer. The works of these awesome women writers vary greatly—each is as unique and significant as the women who penned them. With the help of writers, editors, librarians, booksellers, and more, Anderson has crafted a must-read book for women of every background. From $5.99 SHOP NOW


The Joy of Simplicity by Allen Klein

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Learn to slow down, relax, smell the roses, and simplify your life with the latest collection of insightful quotations and inspired ideas by the popular “Jollytologist” Allen Klein. The calming quotes, tranquil wisdom, and power thoughts in this book come from notable authors, celebrities, philosophers, and others who recognize the virtues of a simple, stress-free life. From $1.99 SHOP NOW


Fabulous Female Firsts: The Trailblazers Who Led the Way by Marlene Wagman-Geller

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Societal mores of sexism and misogyny have kept generations of women on the sidelines of history. But in every era, there are women who refuse to sit back in the shadows. Fabulous Female Firsts is a celebration of those women―the role models who proved that with enough daring and enough tenacity, the impossible can become possible. From $11.99 SHOP NOW


The Lighten Up Book: Affirmations and Insights to Inspire Health and Happiness by Allen Klein, Steve Wilson

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As inspirational as it is instructive, The Lighten Up Book is a treasury of moving and meaningful sayings that spurs readers to live life to the fullest. Readers can take this encouraging book on the go to get a quick shot of inspiration at any time, or they can select one quote every day for in-depth thought and meditation. However readers choose to use these uplifting and inspiring quotes, they all have the potential to be life-changing. From $8.49 SHOP NOW


Listify: List and Journal Your Way to Balance, Self-Discovery, and Self-Care by Marina Greenway

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Lists help us to remember our tasks, round up the cool movies and books we’ve been wanting to check out, plan our self-care routines, and more—freeing up our brain space by allowing us to chronicle our unique lives on paper. With dozens of lists, journal prompts, and quotes to keep you inspired, Listify invites you to flex this superpower and takes you on a journey of self-exploration. From $7.12 SHOP NOW


The Happy Broadcast: How to Stay Positive, Take Action & Make the World a Better Place by Mauro Gatti

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The Happy Broadcast: How to Stay Positive, Take Action & Make the World a Better Place is filled with stories of people doing good, as well as prompts, tips, and how-tos for taking action to make good things happen in your own community. Packed with ideas and inspiration to make a difference, this book will remind you that no action is too small, and that every person (yes, that's you!) counts. From $10.79 SHOP NOW


The Archipelago: A Balkan Passage by Robert Isenberg

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"In the spirit of Paul Theroux, Robert Isenberg takes us on an informative, spirited, and sometimes comic journey into the heart of the Balkans. You can’t finish this book without being moved by the landscape, the culture, and especially, the people Isenberg encounters along the way. With the skill of a master storyteller, he creates a narrative that’s hard to put down, and when you’re finished, you are closer to understanding this “nervous string” of countries. -Sheryl St. Germain From $9.14 SHOP NOW


The Flip: Epiphanies of Mind and the Future of Knowledge by Jeffrey J. Kripal

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A “flip,” writes Jeffrey J. Kripal, is “a reversal of perspective,” “a new real,” often born of an extreme, life-changing experience. The Flip is Kripal’s ambitious, visionary program for unifying the sciences and the humanities to expand our minds, open our hearts, and negotiate a peaceful resolution to the culture wars. Combining accounts of rationalists’ spiritual awakenings and consciousness explorations by philosophers, neuroscientists, and mystics within a framework of the history of science and religion, Kripal compellingly signals a path to mending our fractured world. From $12.72 SHOP NOW


Movers and Shakers: Women Making Waves in Spirits, Beer & Wine by Ewing Hope

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A veteran bartender, Ewing had grown impatient with the surprisingly outdated perceptions of women in the alcohol industry. Entrepreneurial and ambitious, often the first in their fields, the women she knew in the business were leaders, mentors, and trailblazers. In Movers & Shakers, Ewing seeks them out to share their stories, as well as valuable business advice and insight into a constantly evolving industry. From $10 SHOP NOW


What We Inherit: A Secret War and a Family's Search for Answers by Jessica Pearce Rotondi

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In the wake of her mother’s death, Jessica Pearce Rotondi uncovers boxes of letters, declassified CIA reports, and newspaper clippings that bring to light a family ghost: her uncle Jack, who disappeared during the CIA-led “Secret War” in Laos in 1972. The letters lead her across Southeast Asia in search of the truth that has eluded her family for decades. What she discovers takes her closer to the mother she lost and the mysteries of a secret war that changed the rules of engagement forever. From $10 SHOP NOW


Immigration Essays by Sybil Baker

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When Baker received a MakeWork grant to write about Chattanooga's unheard voices, she had no idea that her project would take her from the homes of Chattanooga's refugees in "Landings" to a "Sebaldian travelogue through the Syrian migration route" in "Reverse Migration." Using photos, literature, and her own family's slave-owning history, Baker excavates her own past as well as Chattanooga's to try and understand the ghosts that haunt her and the city she inhabits. From $13.01 SHOP NOW


Death Of Art by Chris Campanioni

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Death of Art dissects post-capitalist, post- Internet, post-death culture; our ability and affinity to be both disembodied and tethered to technology, allowing us to be in several places at once and nowhere at all. In re-evaluating the genre, Campanioni also re-evaluates our cultural capital, as well as our current modes of interaction and intimacy, exploring narcissism through the lens of self- effacement, pop culture, the cult of celebrity, and the value or function of art and (lost and) found art objects. From $9.99 SHOP NOW