Diverse Selection of Noteworthy of Books

  Diverse Selection of Noteworthy of Books

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Title: Black Flags

Drawing on unique access to CIA and Jordanian sources, Joby Warrick weaves together heart-pounding, moment-by-moment operational details with overarching historical perspectives to reveal the long trajectory of today's most dangerous ...
Author(s): Joby Warrick
ISBN 13: 9780385538213
Pages: 352
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Title: Redeployment

Winner of the 2014 National Book Award for Fiction · Winner of the John Leonard First Book Prize · Selected as one of the best books of the year by The New York Times Book Review, Time, Newsweek, The Washington Post Book World, Amazon, ...
Author(s): Phil Klay
ISBN 13: 9780143126829
Pages: 304
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Title: Brown Girl Dreaming

In vivid poems that reflect the joy of finding her voice through writing stories, an award-winning author shares what it was like to grow up in the 1960s and 1970s in both the North and the South.
Author(s): Jacqueline Woodson
ISBN 13: 9780399252518
Pages: 336
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Title: Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist

A clever tribute to literature, Tequila Mockingbird is the cocktail book for the literary obsessed. Combining beloved classic novels with witty humor and delicious drink recipes, some of the charming recipes include Vermouth the Bell Tolls, Gin Eyre, Are You There God? Its Me, Margarita, Bridget Joness Daiquiri, and more. Accompanying the 65 cocktail recipes are a list of tools and techniques, a spirits glossary, and a handful of drinking games and bar bites, making this cocktail book both fun and functional. With a special cover designed to look like a classic novel, whimsical illustrations, and a two-color design throughout, Tequila Mockingbird is a one-of-a-kind cocktail book.
Author(s): Tim Federle
ISBN 13: 9780762448654
Pages: 160
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Title: Eleanor & Park

Eleanor & Park reminded me not just what its like to be young and in love with a girl, but also what its like to be young and in love with a book.John Green, The New York Times Book Review

Bono met his wife in high school, Park says.
So did Jerry Lee Lewis, Eleanor answers.
Im not kidding, he says.
You should be, she says, were 16.
What about Romeo and Juliet?
Shallow, confused, then dead.

I love you, Park says.
Wherefore art thou, Eleanor answers.
Im not kidding, he says.
You should be.

Set over the course of one school year in 1986, this is the story of two star-crossed misfitssmart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try. When Eleanor meets Park, youll remember your own first loveand just how hard it pulled you under.

 

Author(s): Rainbow Rowell
ISBN 13: 9781250012579
Pages: 320
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Title: Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

A former Wall Street attorney, business coach and creator of ThePowerofIntroverts.com demonstrates how introverted people are misunderstood and undervalued in today's culture, charting the rise of extrovert ideology while sharing anecdotal ...
Author(s): Susan Cain
ISBN 13: 9780307352149
Pages: 333
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Title: The Sixth Extinction

She shows that the sixth extinction is likely to be mankind's most lasting legacy, compelling us to rethink the fundamental question of what it means to be human.
Author(s): Elizabeth Kolbert
ISBN 13: 9781250062185
Pages: 336
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Title: A Brief History of Seven Killings

By the award-winning author of The Book of Night Women. 25,000 first printing.
Author(s): Marlon James
ISBN 13: 9781594633942
Pages: 704
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Title: The Girl on the Train

Obsessively watching a breakfasting couple every day to escape the pain of her losses, Rachel witnesses a shocking event that inextricably entangles her in the lives of strangers. EVERY DAY THE SAME Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning and night. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. Shes even started to feel like she knows them. Jess and Jason, she calls them. Their lifeas she sees itis perfect. Not unlike the life she recently lost. UNTIL TODAY And then she sees something shocking. Its only a minute until the train moves on, but its enough. Now everythings changed. Unable to keep it to herself, Rachel goes to the police. But is she really as unreliable as they say? Soon she is deeply entangled not only in the investigation but in the lives of everyone involved. Has she done more harm than good?
Author(s): Paula Hawkins
ISBN 13: 9781594633669
Pages: 336
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Title: Life of Pi

Author(s): Yann Martel
ISBN 13: 9780156027328
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