The stories collected here are by turns hilarious, dramatic, and deeply affecting. Whether subsisting on caterpillars for dinner during hard times, being thrown from a moving car during an attempted kidnapping, or just trying to survive the life-and-death pitfalls of dating in high school, Trevor illuminates his curious world with an incisive wit and unflinching honesty.
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BecomingRandom House Audio #ad - With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private, telling her full story as she has lived it—in her own words and on her own terms. As first lady of the united states of america—the first african American to serve in that role—she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history, while also establishing herself as a powerful advocate for women and girls in the U.
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Educated: A MemoirRandom House Audio #ad - 1 new york times, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a phd from cambridge universityborn to survivalists in the mountains of idaho, kqed • new york public libraryan unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, wall street journal, and boston globe bestseller • named one of the ten best books of the year by the new york times book review • one of president barack obama’s favorite books of the year • bill gates’s holiday reading list • finalist for the national book critics circle’s award in autobiography • finalist for the national book critics circle’s john leonard prize for best first book • finalist for the pen/jean stein book award • finalist for the los angeles book prizenamed one of paste’s best memoirs of the decade • named one of the best books of the year by the washington post • o: the oprah Magazine • Time • NPR • Good Morning America • San Francisco Chronicle • The Guardian • The Economist • Financial Times • Newsday • New York Post • theSkimm • Refinery29 • Bloomberg • Self • Real Simple • Town & Country • Bustle • Paste • Publishers Weekly • Library Journal • LibraryReads • BookRiot • Pamela Paul, Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom.
Her quest for knowledge transformed her, taking her over oceans and across continents, to Harvard and to Cambridge University. When another brother got himself into college, Tara decided to try a new kind of life. Only then would she wonder if she’d traveled too far, if there was still a way home. Beautiful and propulsive.
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Where the Crawdads SingPenguin Audio #ad - But kya is not what they say. When two young men from town become intrigued by her wild beauty, Kya opens herself to a new life--until the unthinkable happens. Where the crawdads sing is at once an exquisite ode to the natural world, a heartbreaking coming-of-age story, and a surprising tale of possible murder.
1 new york times bestsellermore than 4 million copies solda reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick"I can't even express how much I love this book! I didn't want this story to end!"--Reese Witherspoon"Painfully beautiful. The new york times book reviewfor years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast.
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So in late 1969, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the so-called Marsh Girl. Then the time comes when she yearns to be touched and loved.
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The Dutch House CD: A NovelHarperAudio #ad - But when at last they’re forced to confront the people who left them behind, the relationship between an indulged brother and his ever-protective sister is finally tested. It is this unshakeable bond between them that both saves their lives and thwarts their futures. Set over the course of five decades, The Dutch House is a dark fairy tale about two smart people who cannot overcome their past.
Throughout their lives they return to the well-worn story of what they’ve lost with humor and rage. Audiobook performed by Tom Hanks. From the new york times bestselling author of commonwealth and State of Wonder, the house of their childhood, comes Ann Patchett’s most powerful novel to date: a richly moving story that explores the indelible bond between two siblings, and a past that will not let them go.
The dutch house is the story of a paradise lost, love and forgiveness, a tour de force that digs deeply into questions of inheritance, of how we want to see ourselves and of who we really are. At the end of the second world war, cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth.
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BossypantsLittle, Brown & Company #ad - Includes special, princesses, photoshop, never-Before-Solicited Opinions on Breastfeeding, the Electoral Process, and Italian Rum Cake! Used book in Good Condition. At last, tina Fey's story can be told. Spirited and whip-smart, these laugh-out-loud autobiographical essays are "a masterpiece" from the Emmy Award-winning actress and comedy writer known for 30 Rock, Mean Girls, and SNL" Sunday Telegraph.
She also had a dream that one day she would be a comedian on TV. Tina fey reveals all, and proves what we've always suspected: you're no one until someone calls you bossy. From her youthful days as a vicious nerd to her tour of duty on saturday Night Live; from her passionately halfhearted pursuit of physical beauty to her life as a mother eating things off the floor; from her one-sided college romance to her nearly fatal honeymoon -- from the beginning of this paragraph to this final sentence.
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The Last Black UnicornSimon & Schuster Audio and Blackstone Audio #ad - None of that worked and she’s still single, but it allowed Tiffany to imagine a place for herself where she could do something she loved for a living: comedy. Finally poised to become a household name, sharing, she recounts with heart and humor how she came from nothing and nowhere to achieve her dreams by owning, and using her pain to heal others.
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The Giver of Stars: A NovelPenguin Audio #ad - So when a call goes out for a team of women to deliver books as part of Eleanor Roosevelt’s new traveling library, Alice signs on enthusiastically. The leader, and soon alice's greatest ally, a smart-talking, is Margery, self-sufficient woman who's never asked a man's permission for anything. They will be joined by three other singular women who become known as the Packhorse Librarians of Kentucky.
What happens to them--and to the men they love--becomes an unforgettable drama of loyalty, justice, humanity and passion. Funny, of true love, it is destined to become a modern classic--a richly rewarding novel of women’s friendship, enthralling, heartbreaking, and of what happens when we reach beyond our grasp for the great beyond.
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Alice wright marries handsome American Bennett Van Cleve hoping to escape her stifling life in England. But small-town kentucky quickly proves equally claustrophobic, especially living alongside her overbearing father-in-law. And though they face all kinds of dangers in a landscape that is at times breathtakingly beautiful, at others brutal, they’re committed to their job: bringing books to people who have never had any, arming them with facts that will change their lives.
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Maybe You Should Talk to SomeoneAudible Studios on Brilliance Audio #ad - Yet he will turn out to be anything but. As gottlieb explores the inner chambers of her patients' lives - a self-absorbed hollywood producer, a senior citizen threatening to end her life on her birthday if nothing gets better, a young newlywed diagnosed with a terminal illness, and a 20-something who can't stop hooking up with the wrong guys - she finds that the questions they are struggling with are the very ones she is now bringing to Wendell.
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The Path Made Clear: Discovering Your Life's Direction and PurposeMacmillan Audio #ad - Jakes, brother david steindl-rast, brene brown, cicely tyson, cindy crawford, daniel Pink, Brian Grazer, David Brooks, Dani Shapiro, Debbie Ford, Bryan Stevenson, Deepak Chopra, Charles Eisenstein, Caroline Myss, Cheryl Strayed, Carole Bayer Sager, Dr. Used book in Good Condition. Fans of oprah winfrey's tv show, or more recently her two podcasts, will have this title on their playlist for months.
Audiofile magazine, Earphones Award winnerEveryone has a purpose. And, who you are meant to be, “your real job in life is to figure out as soon as possible what that is, according to Oprah Winfrey, and begin to honor your calling in the best way possible. That journey starts right here. D. D. In her latest audiobook, oprah shares what she sees as a guide for activating your deepest vision of yourself, offering the framework for creating not just a life of success, The Path Made Clear, but one of significance.
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Beneath a Scarlet SkyBrilliance Audio #ad - When his family home in milan is destroyed by Allied bombs, Pino joins an underground railroad helping Jews escape over the Alps, and falls for Anna, a beautiful widow six years his senior. In an attempt to protect him, pino’s parents force him to enlist as a German soldier—a move they think will keep him out of combat.
He’s a normal italian teenager—obsessed with music, food, and girls—but his days of innocence are numbered. Soon to be a major television event from Pascal Pictures, starring Tom Holland. Based on the true story of a forgotten hero, the usa today and #1 Amazon Charts bestseller Beneath a Scarlet Sky is the triumphant, epic tale of one young man’s incredible courage and resilience during one of history’s darkest hours.
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