Chancer: How One Good Boy Saved Another

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Grand Harbor Press #ad - Chancer is specially trained to give Iyal a unique love he desperately needs. As iyal and morasha grow, it becomes clear that Iyal’s development is drastically lagging behind his sister’s. When a devastating diagnosis tears author Donnie Kanter Winokur’s family apart, a service dog may be their best hope to stay together.

Donnie kanter winokur and her husband, Harvey, never could have imagined the heart-wrenching struggle that becomes their new reality after they decide to adopt two infants from Russia. But in this true-life tale infused with moments of despair, tenderness, and humor, Chancer turns out to be what the entire family has needed to stay—and grow—together.

Chancer: How One Good Boy Saved Another #ad - By age four, he has a devastating diagnosis: fetal alcohol syndrome. As the winokurs’ marriage is unraveling, Donnie and Harvey hang on to the last shreds of their own promise. Desperate to alleviate her son’s constant rages and their crushing toll on the family, Donnie comes up with an innovative, untested, four-pawed solution: a golden retriever service dog named Chancer.

But naming their battle provides little relief as Iyal and his family try to cope with the lifelong impact of his invisible disability.

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Chaser: Unlocking the Genius of the Dog Who Knows a Thousand Words

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Mariner Books #ad - Exhibiting intelligence previously thought impossible in dogs, Chaser soon learned the names of more than a thousand toys and sentences with multiple elements of grammar. A new york times bestseller "The most scientifically important dog in over a century. Brian hare chaser has fascinated dog lovers and scientists alike.

Chaser's accomplishments are revolutionizing the way we think about the intelligence of animals. John and chaser's inspiring journey demonstrates the power of learning through play and opens our eyes to the boundless potential in the animals we love. Her story reveals the potential for taking out dialogue with dogs well beyond "fetch.

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To Pixar and Beyond: My Unlikely Journey with Steve Jobs to Make Entertainment History

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Mariner Books #ad - I loved this book and could not put it down. Dan lyons, levy offers an inside look at the business and a fresh, best-selling author of Disrupted “A natural storyteller, sympathetic view of Jobs. Success magazinean amazon best book of 2016 in business & leadership • A top pick on Fortune’s Favorite Booksof 2016 • A 2017 Axiom Business Book Award winner in Memoir/Biography.

It’s also incredibly inspirational, a story about a team that took big risks and reaped the rewards. Lovely and surprising. He hoped to persuade Levy to help him pull Pixar back from the brink of failure. This is the extraordinary story of what happened next: how Jobs and Levy concocted and pulled off a highly improbable plan that transformed Pixar into one of Hollywood’s greatest success stories.

To Pixar and Beyond: My Unlikely Journey with Steve Jobs to Make Entertainment History #ad - Levy offers a masterful, what it was like to work so closely with Jobs, firsthand account of how Pixar rose from humble beginnings, and how Pixar’s story offers profound lessons that can apply to many aspects of our lives. Part business book and part thriller—a tale that’s every bit as compelling as the ones Pixar tells in its blockbuster movies.

. This delightful book is about finance, creative genius, workplace harmony, and luck. Fortune ”enchanting, ”—new york Times “I love this book! I think it is brilliant.

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Dark Star Safari: Overland from Cairo to Capetown

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Mariner Books #ad - In a new postscript, Theroux recounts the dramatic events of a return to Africa to visit Zimbabwe. In dark star safari the wittily observant and endearingly irascible Paul Theroux takes readers the length of Africa by rattletrap bus, ferry, cattle truck, dugout canoe, armed convoy, and train. In the course of his epic and enlightening journey, he endures danger, delay, and dismaying circumstances.

What results is an insightful meditation on the history, and "a vivid portrayal of the secret sweetness, the hidden vitality, politics, and beauty of Africa and its people, and the long-patient hope that lies just beneath the surface" Rocky Mountain News. Gauging the state of affairs, aid workers, he talks to Africans, missionaries, and tourists.

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The Tigress of Forli: Renaissance Italy's Most Courageous and Notorious Countess, Caterina Riario Sforza de' Medici

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Mariner Books #ad - In this dazzling biography, Elizabeth Lev illuminates her extraordinary life and accomplishments. In finally losing her lands to the borgia family, she put up a resistance that inspired all of Europe and set the stage for her progeny—including Cosimo de’ Medici—to follow her example to greatness. At the center stands a remarkable woman, Caterina Riario Sforza.

Raised in the court of milan and wed at age ten to the pope’s corrupt nephew, Caterina was ensnared in Italy’s political intrigues early in life. After turbulent years in Rome’s papal court, she moved to the Romagnol province of Forlì. Following her husband’s assassination, she ruled Italy’s crossroads with iron will, martial strength, political savvy, and an icon’s fashion sense.

The Tigress of Forli: Renaissance Italy's Most Courageous and Notorious Countess, Caterina Riario Sforza de' Medici #ad - Mother, warrior, caterina is unforgettable, and icon, and so is the exciting story that Elizabeth Lev tells here. Barry strauss, author of masters of Command: Alexander, Caesar, Hannibal, and the Genius of Leadership . In this insightful, fascinating portrayal, Elizabeth Lev brings Caterina Sforza and her times very much to life.

Kathleen turner, caterina riario sforza de’ medici was a true renaissance celebrity, actress and author of Send Yourself Roses A strategist to match Machiavelli; a warrior who stood toe to toe with the Borgias; a wife whose three marriages would end in bloodshed and heartbreak; and a mother determined to maintain her family’s honor, beloved and vilified in equal measure.

A rich, albeit glittering, nuanced portrait of a highly controversial beauty and military leader, and her violent, Italian Renaissance milieu. Publishers weekly “well-written and meticulously researched, The Tigress of Forlì recreates the world of Renaissance Italy in all its grandeur and violence.

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Little Boy Lost

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Thomas & Mercer #ad - Each had been reported missing. But when eight-year-old tanisha walker offers him a jar full of change to find her missing brother, he doesn’t have the heart to turn her away. Justin had hoped to find the boy alive and well. An amazon Charts bestseller. A broken city, a missing young man, and a lawyer searching for truth when nobody else cares.

Attorney justin glass’s practice, housed in a shabby office on the north side of Saint Louis, isn’t doing so well that he can afford to work for free. And none had been investigated. As simmering racial tensions explode into violence, Justin finds himself caught in the tide. But all that was found of devon walker was his brutally murdered body—and the bodies of twelve other African American teenagers, all discarded like trash in a mass grave.

Little Boy Lost #ad - And as he gives voice to the discontent plaguing the city’s forgotten and ignored, he vows to search for the killer who preys upon them.

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A Ruthless Proposition

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Montlake Romance #ad - Still, he knows he has both the responsibility and the financial means to help Cleo. Though cleo has no interest in Dante’s money, her lack of prospects gives her little choice but to accept his help. But living under the same roof, and if Cleo lets down her guard, Dante discovers he wants more, she just might find what her heart’s wanted all along.

. He’s not looking to be domesticated, and certainly not by his assistant—even though he can’t get her out of his mind. All that glitters may lead right to his heart…The last thing Cleopatra Knight expects on her business trip to Tokyo is to fall into bed with her arrogant, irresistibly hot boss, Dante Damaso.

A Ruthless Proposition #ad - It’s a mistake—a steamy, mind-blowingly satisfying mistake. But a few nights of passion with the superwealthy bad boy prove to have long-term effects when Cleo’s world is unexpectedly turned upside down. Dante has cultivated an enviable, jet-setting lifestyle: beautiful women, exotic destinations, and luxury without limits.

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A Pledge of Silence

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Lake Union Publishing #ad - Ultimately captured, starvation, she is interned in Santo Tomas, a Japanese prison camp, where for three years she endures escalating danger, and loss. At once an epic tale of a nation at war and the deeply personal story of one woman’s intense journey, A Pledge of Silence vividly illustrates the sacrifices the Greatest Generation made for their country, and the price they continued to pay long after the war ended.

Revised edition: This edition of A Pledge of Silence includes editorial revisions. Though rumors of war circulate, she feels safe, trusting the island is fortified and the Filipino troops are well trained. On december 8, 1941, her dreamworld shatters when the Japanese invade the Philippines. 2014 winner — amazon breakthrough novel award — general fiction When Margie Bauer joins the Army Nurse Corps in 1941, she is delighted to be sent to Manila, the Pearl of the Orient.

A Pledge of Silence #ad - The us army evacuates to the bataan peninsula, where she cares for the wounded soldiers in a field hospital, and then in a catacomb of tunnels on Corregidor Island.

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All the Good Parts

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Lake Union Publishing #ad - She has just a few prospects: a vietnam vet and partial amputee, his intimidating son, the sweet but troubled man who tutors her niece, and a fellow nursing student she’s never actually met. As leona discovers more about each one, she realizes any of them could be the right man for the job. She barely even knows any single men.

All the Good Parts #ad - At thirty-nine, single, back in school, Leona Accorsi is broke, and living in her sister Carly’s basement. She’s perfectly content being quirky Auntie Lee to Carly’s four children. That is, until leona’s doctor tells her that if she wants to have a child, she’d better do it now. Leona does want a baby.

She always has, but the circumstances have never been right. The more important question is, has she become the right woman? Now she has a huge decision to make: face motherhood on her own or risk missing out on its rewards. Unfortunately, she’s let her romantic life go stagnant.

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The Odds of Loving Grover Cleveland

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Skyscape #ad - Grover cleveland yes, a cute but confrontational boy who expects to be schizophrenic someday, like the president, odds being what they are. There’s her cabinmate Cassie, a self-described manic-depressive-bipolar-anorexic. In fact, the whole camp population exists somewhere between disaster and diagnosis.

. She has only one word for her fellow campers: crazy. Zander finds herself inextricably drawn to Grover’s earnest charms, and she begins to wonder if she could be happy. But her parents insist that she get out of her head—and her home state—and attend Camp Padua, a summer camp for at-risk teens. Zander does not fit in—or so she thinks.

The Odds of Loving Grover Cleveland #ad - According to sixteen-year-old Zander Osborne, nowhere is an actual place—and she’s just fine there. And bek, a charmingly confounding pathological liar. But amid group “share-apy” sessions and forbidden late-night outings, unlikely friendships form, and as the Michigan summer heats up, the four teens begin to reveal their tragic secrets.

But first she must come completely unraveled to have any hope of putting herself back together again.

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The Fourth Monkey A 4MK Thriller

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Mariner Books #ad - Time is running out as the Four Monkey Killer taunts from beyond the grave in this masterfully written fast-paced thriller. One day. For over five years, the Four Monkey Killer has terrorized the residents of Chicago. When his body is found, the police quickly realize he was on his way to deliver one final message, one which proves he has taken another victim who may still be alive.

When he discovers a personal diary in the jacket pocket of the body, unraveling a twisted history in hopes of finding one last girl, Porter finds himself caught up in the mind of a psychopath, all while struggling with personal demons of his own. Se7en meets the silence of the lambs in this dark and twisting novel from the author Jeffery Deaver called “a talented writer with a delightfully devious mind.

The Fourth Monkey A 4MK Thriller #ad - Two days to save her. Zero. As the lead investigator on the 4MK task force, Detective Sam Porter knows that even in death, the killer is far from finished. And impossible to put down! the fourth monkey is everything a thriller should be—a must-read!”—Heather Graham, New York Times best-selling author of Law and Disorder   “A twisted, movie-worthy serial killer thriller.

Crime by the Book. Creepy, scary.

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