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The Blackfish Prophecy
(Terra Incognita and the Great Transition #1)

By Rachel Clark

Best friends Terra and Tiluk live alongside the wild orcas of Washington State. On the other side of the continent, Miles wallows in anger and self-pity fueled by his parents' divorce. In a moment of harrowing fate, their lives converge when Miles witnesses a captive orca brutally kill his trainer at a marine amusement park…

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REVIEW! - Historical Mystery, Musical Memoir & Women’s Satire

Historical Mystery, Musical Memoir & Women’s Satire

This week’s book reviews is a smattering of different genres, everything from a historical mystery to a musical memoir and a women’s fiction satire!

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📚 Diane Setterfield’s Once Upon a River
📚 Amanda Palmer’s The Art of Asking; Or How I learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help
📚 Sylvia Mulholland’s A Nanny for Harry

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He Made Me Brave 

By Pam Ogden

This is not a fairy tale--but it does have suspense, humor, a quest, and a happy ending. When Jason and Pam Ogden decided to adopt a baby, they had no idea that their adoption process would stretch over a period of two years, and that their baby would be a toddler by the time they were able to bring him home.

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The Unlounging 

By Selraybob

Not yet thirty, and already Selraybob is beaten down and washed up. He spends his days on his lounger, drinking quarts of beer and talking to his buddy Herm on the phone. Until…

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The Mindset Accountability Journal
40 Days to a New You

By Allie Hudson

Are you stuck in a life you want to be different, but have no idea where to start?

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Live to Thrive:
Cultivating Healthy Habits to Build a Strong Mind-Body Connection for Success

By Amir Rad

What is success? How is it related to health and fitness? How does a powerful mindset lead to success?

In Live to Thrive, Amir Rad delivers his methods of attaining success from an entrepreneurial perspective, as a master personal trainer, and a competitive athlete…

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Cute Poodles Sweet Old Ladies & Hugs: Veterinary Tales

By Dr. P.J. Miller

Dr. P. J. Miller's story is unique. Growing up in New York City, who would have thought that he’d complete his veterinary degree at the Royal School of Veterinary Studies in Edinburgh, Scotland? In Cute Poodles, Sweet Old Ladies & Hugs, Dr. Miller has assembled a "greatest hits" of veterinary tales—stories that include colorful clients, wisecracking hospital staff, and pets that aren't always friendly…

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In the Key of Be 

By Lena Hubin

Lena Hubin is a straight-A college senior when she lands in a psych ward. After her release, psychotherapy, illicit drugs, and sex distract her from her chronic anxiety--but none yields lasting relief…

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Don’t Expect Me to Cry 

By Janet Bentley

Don’t Expect Me To Cry is a powerful story of the horrors Janet experienced at the hands of multiple abusers, including her father, and her courageous journey to a life that is inspirational to other survivors…

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Designer Dogs, Awkward Hugs & a Pigeon
Veterinary Tales, Again

By Dr. P.J. Miller

Dr. P. J. Miller is back! Following his first installment, Cute Poodles, Sweet Old Ladies & Hugs, Dr. Miller has compiled another volume of truly awesome veterinary tales. A must read for any aspiring veterinary professional or animal lover!

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Stop Being Invisible 

By Dr. William Lane

Stop Being Invisible - Overcoming Communication Barriers comes to us from Dr. William Lane, global educational consultant.  He has spent over 35 years providing educational services, first working in public education as an elementary, middle and high school teacher and school administrator; and then later as a university professor and department chair of special education programs.  He has dedicated his life’s work to educating students and improving their opportunities for success in life…

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