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The Bookshop of Yesterdays

Blurb:A woman inherits a beloved bookstore and sets forth on a journey of self-discovery in this poignant debut about family, forgiveness and a love of reading.Miranda Brooks grew up in the stacks of her eccentric Uncle Billy’s bookstore, solving the inventive scavenger hunts he created just for her. But on Miranda’s twelfth birthday, Billy has […]

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Torch

Blurb:  In her debut novel, Torch, bestselling author Cheryl Strayed weaves a searing and luminous tale of a family’s grief after unexpected loss. “Work hard. Do good. Be incredible!” is the advice Teresa Rae Wood shares with the listeners of her local radio show, Modern Pioneers, and the advice she strives to live by every day. She […]

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Where the Light Begins

Blurb: In Where the Light Begins: A Seeker’s Journey for Truth, Freedom and a Place to Call Home, Cristy Elmendorp shares an intimate account of her extraordinary life journey. The daughter of a missionary who once belonged to a controversial Christian cult called “The Children of God”, her father would often tell her that she […]

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The Parables of Sunlight

Blurb: The Parables of Sunlight is a book by Margaret Dulaney, the author of Listen Well, the spoken word website exploring open faith ideas through story and metaphor. The book follows Margaret as she adjusts to her new life of farm ownership, and the questionable gift of an abandoned racehorse, whose life hangs in the […]

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Ditches to Riches

Blurb:Your dreams may be free, but getting there demands a price.Homeless. Addicted. Alone. Ronald Worley hit rock bottom, but climbed his way back and into money, a successful business, and fulfillment. Now he is helping others do the same.Negative circumstances can overshadow a life of purpose. Making the brave hard choices can seem impossible. Yet, […]

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The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

Blurb:In this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be “positive” all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people.For decades, we’ve been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy, rich life. “F**k positivity,” Mark Manson says. “Let’s […]

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First Real Decade

Blurb:What to do in your twenties instead of “hustling” and making money?It’s not an easy question to answer.As a twenty-year-old struggling to understand what to do with his life, the top Medium writer and author Sergey Faldin bought in the hustle myth. He dropped out of college. Started businesses. Traded bitcoin. Was in debt. Then, one day, […]

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The Singing Widow of a Buddhist Priest

Blurb: A rich, fun, spicy novel about the all-time, most impossible journey of an American woman determined to make it in Japan.When Sarah Green discovers her destiny is to tie her life with Japan, she does everything possible to make it there. This, however, comes with a price.As she climbs up the corporate ladder in […]

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This Magnificent Dappled Sea

Blurb: Two strangers—generations and oceans apart—have a chance to save each other in this moving and suspenseful novel about family secrets and the ineffable connections that attach us.In a small Northern Italian village, nine-year-old Luca Taviano catches a stubborn cold and is subsequently diagnosed with leukemia. His only hope for survival is a bone marrow […]

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Scratch

Description: Scratch is an interesting collection of personal essays and interviews on the financial aspect of writing put together by Manjula Martin. The contributors discuss money and success in their unique ways.The book’s first section Early Days does not have a common thread of advice, except maybe to imply that good timing and having great contacts […]