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1. My Secret Sister
My Secret Sister
by Helen Edwards
4.5 out of 5 stars (65 customer reviews)
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Pan Macmillan
March 14, 2013
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The powerful story of two sisters separated at birth, one abused and one loved, and their search to understand their past.... Read more

2. Selp-Helf
Selp-Helf
by Miranda Sings
5.0 out of 5 stars (5 customer reviews)
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Gallery Books
July 21, 2015
Hardcover

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In this decidedly unhelpful, candid, hilarious “how-to” guide, YouTube personality Miranda Sings offers life lessons and tutorials with her signature sassy attitude.Over six million social media fans can’t be wrong: Miranda Sings is one of the funniest faces on YouTube. As a bumbling, ironically talentless, self-absorbed personality (a young ... Read more

3. Modern Romance
Modern Romance
by Aziz Ansari
4.8 out of 5 stars (5 customer reviews)
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Penguin Press
June 16, 2015
Hardcover

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New York Times: "A sprightly, easygoing hybrid of fact, observation, advice and comedy."USA Today: "With topics like online dating apps to serious social science research, the book is sure to have you laughing if not taking a few notes.”  The Guardian:  “Entertaining and illuminating.”  Rolling Stone:  “A hilarious, often unsettling account ... Read more

4. A Work in Progress: A Memoir
A Work in Progress: A Memoir
by Connor Franta
4.9 out of 5 stars (27 customer reviews)
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Atria/Keywords Press
April 21, 2015
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In this intimate memoir of life beyond the camera, Connor Franta shares the lessons he has learned on his journey from small-town boy to Internet sensation... Read more

5. The Total Outdoorsman Manual (Canadian edition): 312 Essential Skills
The Total Outdoorsman Manual (Canadian edition): 312 Essential Skills
by T. Edward Nickens
5.0 out of 5 stars (1 customer review)
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Weldon Owen
May 5, 2015
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The Total Outdoorsman Manual is the ultimate guide book for the outdoors enthusiast, packed with hundreds of practical tips and techniques from T. Edward Nickens and the experts at Field & Stream magazine, that is guaranteed to improve your hunting, fishing, camping and survival skills. Now, in this edition ... Read more

6. Nice Is Just a Place in France: How to Win at Basically Everything
Nice Is Just a Place in France: How to Win at Basically Everything
by The Betches
2.3 out of 5 stars (10 customer reviews)
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Gallery Books
March 12, 2013
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"Likely to become a fast favorite as long as you’re a living, breathing girl." (Emmeline Clein HerCampus.com)... Read more

7. Yes!: My Improbable Journey to the Main Event of WrestleMania
Yes!: My Improbable Journey to the Main Event of WrestleMania
by Daniel Bryan
5.0 out of 5 stars (1 customer review)
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St. Martin's Press
July 21, 2015
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I knew at first glance what a talented young man he was...His work ethic, his integrity, his dedication, all of that stuff was all phenomenal. (... Read more

8. Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future
Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future
by Ashlee Vance
4.7 out of 5 stars (27 customer reviews)
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Harper
May 19, 2015
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"Mr. Vance tells the stories of both SpaceX and Tesla with intricacy and insight. . . . What does come through is a sense of legitimate wonder at what humans can accomplish when they aim high, and aim weird." (Dwight Garner, New York Times)... Read more

9. Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Underrated Organ
Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Underrated Organ
by Giulia Enders
4.5 out of 5 stars (30 customer reviews)
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Greystone Books
April 10, 2015
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"To dismiss Giulia Enders' work as a 'toilet book' would do it great injustice…its message is far from flippant." —The Guardian (2015-06-26)"This primer is everything you ever wanted to know about the gut (and then some), chattily and accessibly written in a uniquely Millennial and matter of fact way. ... Read more

10. Down The Rabbit Hole: Curious Adventures and Cautionary Tales of a Former Playboy Bunny
Down The Rabbit Hole: Curious Adventures and Cautionary Tales of a Former Playboy Bunny
by Holly Madison
4.2 out of 5 stars (32 customer reviews)
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Dey Street Books
May 29, 2015
Hardcover

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The shocking, never-before-told story of the bizarre world inside the legendary Playboy Mansion-and, finally, the secret truth about the man who holds the key-from one of the few people who truly knows: Hef's former #1 girlfriend and star of The Girls Next DoorA spontaneous decision at age twenty-one transformed ... Read more