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Inspiring, heart-wrenching accounts and memoirs of famous people, events, true crimes, and even animals, from both past and present.
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Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

Condition: Well Read

$4.89

"Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" is a book that challenges conventional Western parenting norms by presenting a descriptive and thought-provoking memoir of a Chinese mother's stern and disciplined parenting style. The book is recommended for readers who want to explore a different approach to raising children and its effects on both children and parents. The book showcases the contrasting views of parenting styles of Western and Chinese cultures. It presents unconventional ideas and methods that can be considered by readers looking for alternative approaches to conventional Western parenting.

Out of the Gobi : My Story of China and America

Condition: Very Good

$10.52

Out of the Gobi is an inspiring memoir that provides a unique perspective on China and America. Weijian Shan's incredible journey from the Gobi desert to becoming one of Asia's best-known financiers is a testament to the human spirit and the desire for education. The book is a must-read for anyone who wants to understand modern China and its relationship with America, told with humor, insight, and engaging detail.

The Moment of Lift

Condition: Well Read

$7.51

As you're someone who believes in the strength and potential of women to transform our world, "The Moment of Lift" by Melinda Gates will resonate deeply with you. Gates combines personal anecdotes with solid data to illuminate the pivotal role of women's empowerment in society. Her stories are more than just inspirational; they are a catalyst for action and understanding. This book might just change your perspective on gender equity and inspire you to become a part of the movement for positive change.
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A Baby's Cry

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This memoir delves into the heart-wrenching realities of fostering and unfolding secrets. With a strong focus on the safety of the protagonist's family, it keeps readers on edge, demanding answers alongside the protagonist. Experience the emotional rollercoaster of caring for baby Harrison and uncovering the mysteries that could determine his future.
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Here Comes Everybody: An Introduction to James Joyce for the Ordinary Reader

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If you've ever felt daunted by the labyrinthine prose of Joyce, Anthony Burgess extends a welcoming hand in "Here Comes Everybody." Breaking down the complexities, Burgess offers insight into Joyce's works that could turn bewilderment into admiration. For Joyce enthusiasts and wary novices alike, this book may just transform the reading experience of Joyce's daunting texts.
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Revolution In World Missions - One Man's Journey To Change A Generation

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Recommendation: Revolution In World Missions is a unique and inspiring portrayal of one man's journey to change a generation by becoming a missionary. K. P. Yohannan draws from his personal experiences to provide a realistic and compelling account of the challenges and rewards of missionary work. This book is a must-read for anyone interested in global missions and the transformative power of faith.
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Junk - Digging Through America's Love Affair With Stuff

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When journalist and author Alison Stewart was confronted with emptying her late parents’ overloaded basement, a job that dragged on for months, it got her thinking: How did it come to this? Why do smart, successful people hold on to old Christmas bows, chipped knick-knacks, and books they will likely never reread? Junk details Stewart’s three-year investigation into America’s stuff. Stewart rides along with junk removal teams like Trash Daddy, Annie Haul, and Junk Vets. She goes backstage at Antiques Roadshow , and learns what makes for compelling junk-based television with the executive producer of Pawn Stars . And she even investigates the growing problem of space junk—23,000 pieces of manmade debris orbiting the planet at 17,500 mph, threatening both satellites and human space exploration. But it’s not all dire. Readers will also learn that there are creative solutions to America’s crushing consumer culture. The author visits with Deron Beal, founder of FreeCyle, an online community of people who would rather give away than throw away their no-longer-needed possessions. She spends a day at a Repair Café, where volunteer tinkerers bring new life to broken appliances, toys, and just about anything.  Junk is a delightful journey through 250-mile-long yard sales, resale shops, and packrat dens, both human and rodent, that for most readers will look surprisingly familiar.

The Undoing Project : A Friendship That Changed Our Minds

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$13.91

This book could be a good read for someone who is curious about how the human mind works and wants to delve into the world of decision-making. Michael Lewis vividly recounts the groundbreaking work of Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky, whose collaboration in the field of behavioral economics reshaped our understanding of reality. Through their extraordinary lives and research, this book offers a captivating exploration of the power of intuition, the limitations of human judgment, and the potential of algorithms to shape our lives. Get ready to have your mind blown and gain new insights into the workings of your own mind.
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I'll Never Write My Memoirs

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This book is for those who admire boldness, individuality, and unapologetic self-expression. Grace Jones takes you on an intimate journey through her life, from her rebellious beginnings in Jamaica to her groundbreaking presence in the entertainment industry. With stunning photographs and personal anecdotes, she captivates readers with her fearless spirit and unrelenting commitment to being true to herself. Prepare to be inspired and entertained by the one and only Grace Jones.
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Freezing Order

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"Freezing Order" reads like a high-stakes thriller rooted in chilling truth. Imagine the suspense of a detective novel combined with the real-world gravity of global politics. Bill Browder becoming Putin's most wanted for exposing corruption makes for a gripping narrative that's not just captivating but deeply important. This book isn't just for thrill-seekers; it's for anyone passionate about justice and intrigued by the power plays that shape our world.

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

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Diving into Franklin's autobiography will feel like a conversation with an old sage; his tales aren't just chronicles, but a mosaic of experiences that shaped early America. His self-made rise and multifaceted life are sure to both motivate and entertain, offering timeless wisdom that's particularly resonant for those intrigued by personal growth and history.

Delivering Happiness : A Path to Profits, Passion and Purpose

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$9.39

Delivering Happiness is an insightful and inspirational book that explores the importance of company culture, employee satisfaction, and customer service in achieving success. Tony Hsieh shares his personal experiences and lessons learned from his entrepreneurial journey, while providing tips on how to create and maintain a strong company culture. If you're looking for a book that can help you create a more fulfilling and happier work environment, Delivering Happiness is a must-read.

The Diary of Anne Frank

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Anne Frank's diary offers us a window into the everyday life of a spirited and insightful teenager during one of history's darkest times. If you're looking to understand the human aspect of war, particularly from the perspective of the young and hopeful amidst fear and oppression, this diary — raw, honest, and timeless — will not only educate but also leave a lasting impression on your heart.
"The Last Lecture" by Randy Pausch is a heartfelt roadmap to achieving one's dreams and savoring life. It goes beyond a typical inspirational book by sharing authentically personal lessons from a man keenly aware of his own ticking clock. This makes it relatable and urgent—readers find themselves reflecting on their own lives and priorities, which could be an invigorating catalyst for personal growth and reevaluation.
This book offers a comprehensive look into the life and teachings of the Buddha, in a way that invites readers on a pilgrimage. By walking in the footsteps of the Buddha, Thich Nhat Hanh transports the reader to ancient India, while making the teachings of the Buddha accessible to modern readers. The book is a perfect read for anyone interested in learning about the life and teachings of the Buddha in an engaging and meaningful way.
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In Pieces

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This book is a must-read for anyone who admires Sally Field and wants to understand the challenges and triumphs she experienced throughout her life. With raw honesty and captivating storytelling, Field takes readers on a journey behind-the-scenes of her Hollywood career and explores the complex relationships that shaped her. In Pieces is an inspiring and powerful memoir that offers valuable insights into the life of a woman who has captivated audiences for over five decades.
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Victoria & Abdul (Movie Tie-In) : The True Story of the Queen's Closest Confidant

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This book would be a good read for those who are intrigued by unconventional relationships and historical scandals. It provides an intimate glimpse into the twilight years of Queen Victoria's reign, focusing on her unlikely friendship with Abdul Karim. Through vivid storytelling, it explores the challenges they faced and the devotion that blossomed between them. If you're interested in history, human connections, and court intrigues, this book will keep you engrossed till the very end.

Mountains Beyond Mountains

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$8.27

If you're drawn to stories of profound humanitarian impact, "Mountains Beyond Mountains" is a call to your heart. Tracy Kidder's narrative brings you up close with Dr. Paul Farmer’s altruism and indefatigable determination to tackle health crises. It's an inspiring read that will challenge your perspective on global health and the power of an individual’s will to instigate change.
A Handbook of Disappointed Fate offers a refreshing perspective on the human experience, tackling unanswerable questions with a mix of wit and vulnerability. Boyer's unconventional musings on topics like illness, loss, and motherhood are sure to resonate with readers searching for deeper meaning in their lives.
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Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang

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$1.95

If you enjoy dark humor and quirky stories, Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang would be perfect for you. Handler combines different anecdotes from her life, including her struggles with her religious sister, to create laugh-out-loud moments. Faqs readers not to take life too seriously and enjoy the ride that is filled with hilariousness.
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Chinese Cinderella : The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter

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$4.81

Chinese Cinderella would be a great read for anyone looking for a story of triumph over adversity. Adeline Yen Mah's descriptive writing style makes it easy to imagine the setting and characters. The unique and distinctive feature of the book is the insight it gives into Chinese culture and family dynamics. Readers will be inspired by the young protagonist's perseverance despite the cruelty she faces.

Angelas Ashes

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$6.75

"Angela's Ashes" offers an undeniably profound experience – it's like sharing a cup of tea with a wise old friend who has lived through unimaginable hardships. Frank McCourt's narrative isn't just a story of poverty; it's a masterful account of humor and hope in the darkest of times. His ability to forgive and find joy will resonate deeply with you.

This Much is True

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$6.75

This Much is True could be a good read for those who want to dive into the fascinating life of Miriam Margolyes, the BAFTA-winning actor. Filled with hilarious stories and a star-studded cast of characters, this memoir takes you on a journey through Miriam's mischievous antics, naughty school days, and encounters with Hollywood icons. Prepare to be entertained and delighted by this candid and vibrant account of a true treasure in the entertainment industry.

Moore: G.E. Moore and the Cambridge Apostles

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$6.75

If you're intrigued by the interplay of brilliant minds shaping modern philosophy, this book offers an intimate look at G.E. Moore and his intellectual circle, the Cambridge Apostles. It's a journey through ideas and friendships that have echoed through academic halls long after their conception. A read that's both scholarly and surprisingly personal.

My Life in the Shadow World : Reflections of a Television Showrunner

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$8.27

If you're captivated by the whirlwind universe of television, particularly fantasy series that resonate with young adults, you'll find yourself immersed in Todd Slavkin's personal narrative. His book lets you peek behind the curtain of showrunning, offering an authentic taste of the challenges and triumphs in the world of screen storytelling. Plus, supporting this book benefits charity, making your read a contribution to a greater cause.

Diary Of A Mad Diva

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$12.38

Recommendation: Diary Of A Mad Diva is a perfect recommendation for readers who enjoy witty humor that is both sarcastic and frank. Joan Rivers' sharp tongue and sarcastic look at the world make this diary one of the funniest books around. Her hilarious take on current events and celebrities make this book perfect for a good laugh during breaks.

Unfiltered: No Shame, No Regrets, Just Me

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$6.75

"Unfiltered" is a must-read if you're grappling with the pressures of self-image or finding your voice in a loud world. Lily Collins doesn't just put her celebrity forward, she lays bare her vulnerabilities, offering a rare, relatable glimpse at the struggles behind the glamour. Her courage in sharing her story is a powerful reminder that we're not alone in our insecurities. Whether you're seeking inspiration, comfort, or a sense of community, Lily's journey to self-acceptance is a resonant companion.
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Guy Martin: Worms To Catch

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Recommendation: If you're looking for adrenaline-pumping thrills and captivating stories of triumph over adversity, "Guy Martin: Worms To Catch" is the perfect read for you. This book takes you on a wild ride as Guy Martin shares his incredible adventures, from breaking records on the world's biggest Wall of Death to cycling across the United States. With his daring spirit and down-to-earth charm, Guy's stories will leave you inspired and in awe of his fearless pursuits.

Most Beautiful Thing

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$7.51

This book is a must-read for those seeking a powerful and inspiring true story. "Most Beautiful Thing" captures the journey of a group of young men from Chicago's Westside who overcome adversity and form the first all-black high school rowing team. From their humble beginnings to their triumphs on and off the water, this book will leave you inspired and in awe of the resilience and strength of the human spirit.

Trust Me, I'm Lying : Confessions of a Media Manipulator

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If you're both fascinated and horrified by how the digital age has transformed the way news is made and consumed, "Trust Me, I'm Lying" is an eye-opener. Ryan Holiday reveals the mechanics behind the media curtain, taking you on an insider's journey through the murky waters of blogs and online journalism. It's a must-read if you've ever wondered about the authenticity of the stories that shape our world.