Sixteen-year-old starr carter moves between two worlds: the poor black neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. Starr's best friend at school suggests he may have had it coming. Some are calling him a thug, maybe even a drug dealer and a gangbanger. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend, Khalil, at the hands of a police officer.
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BecomingRandom House Audio #ad - An intimate, and inspiring memoir by the former first lady of the united states #1 new york times bestseller • oprah’s book club pick • NAACP IMAGE AWARD WINNER In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, powerful, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era.
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Educated: A MemoirRandom House Audio #ad - . Her family was so isolated from mainstream society that there was no one to ensure the children received an education, and no one to intervene when one of Tara’s older brothers became violent. When another brother got himself into college, Tara decided to try a new kind of life. Only then would she wonder if she’d traveled too far, if there was still a way home.
Beautiful and propulsive. Her quest for knowledge transformed her, taking her over oceans and across continents, to Harvard and to Cambridge University. Despite the singularity of tara westover’s childhood, but to make her current situation seem not so exceptional at all, the questions her book poses are universal: How much of ourselves should we give to those we love? And how much must we betray them to grow up?”—Vogue“Westover has somehow managed not only to capture her unsurpassably exceptional upbringing, and resonant for many others.
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Where the Crawdads SingPenguin Audio #ad - But kya is not what they say. Then the time comes when she yearns to be touched and loved. Owens reminds us that we are forever shaped by the children we once were, and that we are all subject to the beautiful and violent secrets that nature keeps. So in late 1969, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the so-called Marsh Girl.
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. Often with day-by-day details, dialogue and documentation, Afghanistan, NATO, Iran, the Middle East, Fear tracks key foreign issues from North Korea, China and Russia. It was no less than an administrative coup d’état, ” Woodward writes, “a nervous breakdown of the executive power of the most powerful county in the world.
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The Dutch House CD: A NovelHarperAudio #ad - The two wealthy siblings are thrown back into the poverty their parents had escaped from and find that all they have to count on is one another. Meant as a surprise for his wife, the house sets in motion the undoing of everyone he loves. The story is told by cyril’s son danny, the brilliantly acerbic and self-assured Maeve, as he and his older sister, are exiled from the house where they grew up by their stepmother.
Despite every outward sign of success, Danny and Maeve are only truly comfortable when they’re together. Audiobook performed by Tom Hanks. From the new york times bestselling author of commonwealth and State of Wonder, comes Ann Patchett’s most powerful novel to date: a richly moving story that explores the indelible bond between two siblings, the house of their childhood, and a past that will not let them go.
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But when at last they’re forced to confront the people who left them behind, the relationship between an indulged brother and his ever-protective sister is finally tested. Throughout their lives they return to the well-worn story of what they’ve lost with humor and rage. Shrink-wrapped.
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Meet eleanor oliphant: she struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she’s thinking. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding social interactions, where weekends are punctuated by frozen pizza, vodka, and phone chats with Mummy. But everything changes when Eleanor meets Raymond, the bumbling and deeply unhygienic IT guy from her office.
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Turtles All the Way DownListening Library (Audio) #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Wrenching and revelatory. An instant #1 bestseller, the widely acclaimed Turtles All the Way Down is John Green's brilliant and shattering new novel. Featured on 60 minutes, studio 360, good morning america, Fresh Air, The TODAY Show“A tender story about learning to cope when the world feels out of control.
Peoplesixteen-year-old aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there’s a hundred-thousand-dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate. Aza is trying. So together, they navigate the short distance and broad divides that separate them from Russell Pickett’s son, Davis.
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The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of TraumaGildan Media and Blackstone Audio #ad - Van der kolk's own research and that of other leading specialists, The Body Keeps the Score offers proven alternatives to drugs and talk therapy - and a way to reclaim lives. Read by lloyd james a pioneering researcher and one of the world's foremost experts on traumatic stress offers a bold new paradigm for healing.
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Renowned trauma expert Bessel van der Kolk has spent over three decades working with survivors. Such experiences inevitably leave traces on minds, emotions, and even on biology.