Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain

Think Like a Freak is the latest expansion of the Freakonomics franchise created by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, journalists who have built a following for their ideological platform through books, a regular podcast and a documentary film. This title is designed to give readers the analytic tools for addressing life’s problems, both big and small, using the Freakonomics method.

In this book, Levitt and Dubner continue their discussions of how to think and act more productively in our daily lives, no matter what the situation or circumstance. They outline a number of principles for following their particular brand of rational, …

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The Six Wives of Henry VIII

The Six Wives of Henry VIII is a nonfiction title from historical writer Alison Weir, a former New York Times bestselling author. This title about the tempestuous and often bloody love life of King Henry VIII was first published nearly a decade ago but has slowly risen to the top of the Kindle Store charts in recent days.

This book relies on research drawing from a myriad of biographical sources, account books, letters, memoirs and diplomatic reports surrounding the six women who entered into marriage with King Henry VIII, a monarch desperate for a male heir. This text takes a long look …

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Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader

Becoming Steve Jobs is the sole work created as a partnership between renowned tech magazine writer Brent Schlender and Fast Company executive editor Rick Tetzeli. This text attempts to take an honest look at the life of one of America’s most brilliant tech visionaries of the late 20th and early 21st centuries and expounds upon the more complicated aspects of Jobs’ successes.

This book addresses many of the myths and stereotypes surrounding the popular story of Steve Jobs, which includes visions of the entrepreneur as a genius as well as a reckless, arrogant and sometimes spiteful person. Stories sourced from those within …

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A Wicked Snow

A Wicked Snow is a recent thriller penned by top police procedural writer Gregg Olsen, a prolific author in recent years. This cold case mystery features a woman trying to distance herself from her own damaged past even as a message comes from one of the woman’s family members who has supposedly been dead for years.

As a child, Hannah Griffin lived through a devastating tragedy: a Christmas Eve fire at her family’s home that leaves her as the sole survivor. The case quickly becomes much darker as nearly two dozen other bodies appear on the property, victims of a serial …

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The Grass Is Singing

The Grass Is Singing is the first novel penned by Doris Lessing, a writer who would eventually go on to become a Nobel Prize award-winning author. This novel, set in apartheid South Africa, is a sweeping tale of love budding against the backdrop of the racial strife that permeates society.

Mary Turner starts out her adult life as strong, independent and self-confident woman until she marries a farmer who works the countryside of South Africa. Slowly, Mary is worn down by the ennui of life on the farm and the frustration she feels over her husband’s inability to succeed as a …

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The Zenbelly Cookbook: An Epicurean’s Guide to Paleo Cuisine

The Zenbelly Cookbook is a Paleo diet cookbook penned by Simone Miller that includes dozens of recipes based on one of the world’s more popular diet fads. This title delivers plenty of tips on making gourmet meals to satisfy a variety of audiences while adhering to the principles of Paleo diets.

This book offers readers more than 100 recipes which can be used to create multi-course meals but are written so that novice cooks can understand what to do. Many recipes can also be used to create dinners in 30 minutes, perfect for a busy workweek schedule. Each recipe entry comes …

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December 6: A Novel

December 6 is a re-imagining of the classic plot of Casablanca in Tokyo by Martin Cruz Smith, a prolific writer of historical fiction and thrillers and a two-time winner of the Hammett Prize from the International Association of Crime Writers. This story is set in a city of crazed nationalistic fervor in the days just leading up to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

Harry Niles is a slice of Americana in Tokyo, the son of Christian missionaries who has lived among the Shinto Japanese for most of his life. As the owner of the Happy Paris nightclub, however, Harry lives in a …

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The Jesus Storybook Bible: Every Story Whispers His Name

The Jesus Storybook Bible is a recent book penned by children’s religious and spirituality writer Sally Lloyd-Jones and with illustrations from Jago. This digital text features versions of Bible stories for young readers, who are shown how many of the stories from the Old Testament presage the coming of Jesus Christ in the New Testament.

This book features compelling retellings of many of the stories of the Old Testament, especially the well-known tales of Noah, Moses, King David and others. In Lloyd-Jones’s versions, each of these stories hold clues to the coming of Jesus. The digital version is designed to contain …

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Hunted (The Profiler Series, Book #1)

Hunted is the first book in mystery and suspense author Elizabeth Heiter’s Profiler series featuring star FBI criminal profiler Evelyn Baine. This introductory title in the series pits Baine in a high stakes battle of wits against a serial killer who is determined to make sure that this is Evelyn’s last case.

The Bakersville Burier is a murderer who has ended the lives of many young women and leaves them to be found in the woods, half-buried into the ground. Evelyn Baine is a rising star in the FBI who is assigned to the task force that is charged with bringing …

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Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania

Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania is the latest novel out by Pulitzer Prize-nominated writer Erik Larson, a writer with a tremendous talent for historical non-fiction. This title features a narrative about the final ill-fated voyage of the Lusitania, one of the major events of World War I.

On the first of May, 1915, the Lusitania set sail from New York City towards Liverpool, England, during the tenth month of the conflict that was quickly swallowing the globe. The U-boats of the German navy had been terrorizing the seas of the North Atlantic but it was assumed that a ship full …

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Smash Cut: A Novel

Smash Cut is a 2009 novel written by New York Times-bestselling romantic suspense novelist Sandra Brown which has inched towards the top of the Kindle bestseller charts in recent days. This book features the story of a lawyer who comes to believe that the man he’s defending is a crazed murderer and how he escapes the same fate as the killer’s victims.

There are few subjects in the murder of millionaire Paul Wheeler and it doesn’t figure that Wheeler’s nephew Creighton, who has a solid alibi, would be among them. Still, Creighton’s father contracts with Derek Mitchell for Creighton’s defense in court. …

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The Forgotten Seamstress

The Forgotten Seamstress is a recent novel out from historical fiction writer Liz Trenow that spans a period of decades from the days prior to World War I to a woman who, years later, finds out a royal secret which her mother had long kept hidden.

Maria Romano is an orphan without a lot of options available to her, which is why she’s happy to have been chosen to serve in the sewing room of the English royal family. While there, she even wins the affections of the Prince of Wales, the heir to the British throne. Soon, however, scandal follows …

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Wreckage is the debut novel from author Emily Bleeker which was just released yesterday for the Kindle format. This suspense-filled drama finds two people forced together by tragic circumstances and the lies they’ve told that are quickly catching up with them.

Two years ago, Dave Hall and Lillian Linden were among a small group of people who go missing in an airplane accident, but they miraculously were able to survive. The pair are thrust into the media spotlight after their rescue but they have to fabricate a story so that others don’t learn a dark truth. After the buzz dies down …

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Take Me With You

Take Me With You is the most recent major novel released by bestselling fiction author Catherine Ryan Hyde and the 24th novel penned by that author during her career. This inspirational title features a man making a difficult journey who is forced to take on a couple of extra passengers on his way.

August Shroeder is hitting the road for another summer vacation after the school year ends, which the teacher has done for years. He’s traveling with his dog Woody for Yellowstone for what was supposed to be a trip with August’s nineteen-year-old son Philip. Instead, August is bringing Philip’s …

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