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Release date: October 21st, 2014 Author links: Goodreads - Twitter - Website Publisher: Spiegel & Grau Pages: 336 Description (from Goodreads): A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice—from one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time Bryan Stevenson was a young lawyer when he founded the Equal Justice Initiative, a legal practice dedicated to defending those most desperate and in need: the poor...


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Release date: January 5th, 2016 Author links: Goodreads - Twitter - Website Publisher: Flatiron Books Pages: 336 Description (from Goodreads): A riveting, deeply-affecting true story of one girl's coming-of-age in a polygamist cult. Ruth Wariner was the thirty-ninth of her father’s forty-two children. Growing up on a farm in rural Mexico, where authorities turned a blind eye to the practices of her community, Ruth lives in a ramshackle house without indoor plumbing or electricity. At church...


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Release date: November 1st, 2011 Author links: Goodreads - Twitter - Website Publisher: Crown Publishing Pages: 222 Description (from Goodreads): Mindy Kaling has lived many lives: the obedient child of immigrant professionals, a timid chubster afraid of her own bike, a Ben Affleck–impersonating Off-Broadway performer and playwright, and, finally, a comedy writer and actress prone to starting fights with her friends and coworkers with the sentence “Can I just say one last thing about this...


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You Don't Have To Say You Love Me  by Alexie Sherman Release date: June 13th, 2017 Publisher: Little, Brown and Company A searing, deeply moving memoir about family, love, and loss from the critically acclaimed, bestselling National Book Award winner. When his mother passed away at the age of 78, Sherman Alexie responded the only way he knew how: he wrote. The result is this stunning memoir. Featuring 78 poems, 78 essays and intimate family photographs, Alexie shares raw, angry, funny...


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Release date: January 6th, 2009 Author links: Goodreads  - Website Publisher: St. Martin's Press Pages: 256 Description (from Goodreads): Ten years after the school massacre at Columbine High School in Colorado, school shootings are a new and alarming epidemic. While sociologists have attributed the trigger of violence to peer pressure, such as bullying and social isolation, prominent psychologist Peter Langman, argues here that psychological causes are responsible. Drawing on 20 years of...


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It has been a year since I wrote a Top Ten Tuesday post . To be honest, I have kind of missed putting these lists together. When I was browsing through the Broke and Bookish  site I got so excited when I noticed the topic for this week because I knew putting this list together would mean I would have to go through lists of new releases as well as titles from my already existing TBR. I am hopefully going to find the time to read more than just these ten books during the fall, but here is a list...


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Publication year: 2017 Format: print Publisher: Quirk Books Page count: 240 From the 1930s to 2010s, this book offers a variety of heroines from the US comics. Most of them are actually pretty obscure and haven’t been reprinted, which is a shame because they sound fascinating. The book is arranged by decades and each decade […]


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A collection of the best questions and answers from the "Last Word" column in the New Scientist magazine. The questions readers send are answered by other readers, and sometimes one question gets several answers. For some reason quite a lot of questions were about beer or other alcoholic beverages... A few examples: -How long can I live on beer alone? -What would happen if aliens stole the moon? -How quickly will a buried guinea pig become just bones? -Why does black tea change colour when you...


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