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The Incest Diary by Anonymous - Book Review

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$18.00
ISBN: 9780374175559
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - July 18th, 2017

A shocking anonymous confessional of a daughter's abuse by her father told decades later. Like knowing a car wreck is about to happen before your eyes—no good can come of it, but you can't bring yourself to look away, or in this case, stop reading. Explicit and not for the light of heart, but fascinating for anyone who can stomach it. ~ Reviewed by Hanna Yost


Solve for Happy: Engineer Your Path to Joy by Mo Gawdat - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781501157554
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Published: Gallery Books - March 21st, 2017

Mo is the chief business officer of Google [X].
Written from the mind of an engineer, this self-help book logically explains, through science and math, key ideas that will have you seeing and experiencing life in a more positive way. A really fresh approach to happiness! If you are searching for insights on happiness, you must read this book! ~ Reviewed by Fran Tobia


The Well of Being: A Children's Book for Adults by Jean-Pierre Weill - Book Review

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$29.99
ISBN: 9781250092700
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Published: Flatiron Books - November 1st, 2016

This is an " illustrated book of being happy and having a life of "Well Being". Spiritual & philisophic in a gentle and genteel manner this book made me smile and then laugh and has become a favorite of mine to share with adults of all ages. ~ Reviewed by Maeve Noonan


Sex From Scratch by Sarah Mirk - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781934620137
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Published: Microcosm Publishing - November 29th, 2014

I sought this book out after hearing the author interviewed on The Nerdette podcast. Normally, I have a dismissive opinion of self-help books, but Sarah Mirk's methodology caught my interest: she sent out a call for people in non-traditional relationships, the kind that aren't covered in your standard dating-advice column, and asked for what they learned after navigating utterly uncharted waters.
The results came from people in homosexual relationships, open relationships, couples deciding not to have children, single parents, heterosexual relationships with a man with breast implants; from men, women, transgenders, feminists, transsexuals, the elderly...from anyone who has ever had to experience love without a map.
Told in alternating chapters of contributor's essays and short bits of accumulated advice, this is a book full of useful thoughts on the nature of relationships. Whether you're highly unorthodox or in the most vanilla marriage of all time, there's something in this book for everyone to learn. ~ Reviewed by Katelynne Shimkus


Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers by Timothy Ferriss - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781328683786
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - December 6th, 2016

Tim Ferriss best know for his book The 4-Hour Workweek. Tim distills the advise from the most successful people from all walks of life. Based on interviews from his podcast "The Time Ferriss Show. Lots of great pieces of wisdom on everything from health, wealth, and living your best life! ~ Reviewed by Fran Tobia


Becoming Wise: An Inquiry Into the Mystery and Art of Living by Krista Tippett - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781594206801
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Published: Penguin Press - April 5th, 2016

Becoming Wise is superb. I was expecting mostly excerpts from Tippett's interviews on her great NPR show On Being, but this book is more personal and, therefore, more robust and meaningful. Tippett is honest and revealing in ways that serve the narrative of the exploration. Her subtly, capacity for nuanced observation and straight ahead good writing combine to make this book deep, wide-ranging and refreshing in surprising ways. I highly recommend Becoming Wise to anyone who is curious about the human condition or how to live a full, heartfelt life in a world of turmoil and suffering. This is a fantastic book. 

~ Reviewed by Chris Morrow


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