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Ask An Astronaut – Tim Peake

Was it fun to do a space walk? How squashed were you in the capsule on the way back? What were your feelings as you looked down on Earth for the first time? Were you ever scared? Where to next–the Moon, Mars, or beyond?  Based on his historic mission to the International Space Station, Ask an Astronaut is Tim Peake’s guide to life in space, and his answers to the thousands of questions he has been asked since his return to Earth. With explanations ranging from the ...



The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks – Rebecca Skloot

Now an HBO® Film starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951—became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning, gene mapping, and more. Henrietta’s cells have been bought and sold by the billions, yet she remains virtually unknown, and her family can’t afford health insurance. This phenomenal New York Times bestseller tells a ...

A Physician’s Plight: a Memoir – Katherine Klein, M.D.

What do you do when you opt for divorce and discover that your significant other is more atrocious than you imagined? When you have reasonable expectations of divorce proceedings but find out the aftermath can be a thousand times more one-sided than you ever envisioned? Katherine Klein emboldens us with this shocking memoir of her marital struggles while training to become a doctor and, later, the aftermath of her divorce and her established career. If you’re … Planning a divorce… If you are already the ...



Better Now: Six Big Ideas to Improve Health Care for All Canadians – Danielle Martin

DR. DANIELLE MARTIN see the challenges in our health care system every day. As a family doctor and a hospital vice president, she observes how those deficiencies adversely affect patients. And as a health policy expert, she knows how to close those gaps. A passionate believer in the value of fairness that underpins the Canadian health care system, Dr. Martin is on a mission to improve medicare. In Better Now, she shows how bold fixes are both achievable and affordable. Her patients’ stories and her own ...

Jack The Ripper – The Hull Connection – Mike Covell

Much has been written about the mysterious events in Whitechapel, London in 1888. What is known is that several prostitutes were murdered over the space of 12 months, but five were special for a reason: they were all mutilated after death, some more so than others. But who were actually the victims of Jack the Ripper, and more mysteriously, who was Jack the Ripper? Many theories have been presented over the years; some that will make you sit up and take notice, and others that ...

Circus of Horrors – Carole Gill

What exactly is wrong with this circus? There are demonic, flesh-eating clowns, murderous midgets, a fat lady with some peculiar tastes and an old man with one hell of a secret. Old Pa keeps a trunk with some very special souvenirs. When a stranger joins up who has second sight, among other talents, the old man’s son gets nervous. There are a lot of very strange beings, not to mention a succubus or two and some beings from hell. Welcome to a wild ride to ...



Isaac’s Storm – Erik Larson

At the dawn of the twentieth century, a great confidence suffused America. Isaac Cline was one of the era’s new men, a scientist who believed he knew all there was to know about the motion of clouds and the behavior of storms. The idea that a hurricane could damage the city of Galveston, Texas, where he was based, was to him preposterous, “an absurd delusion.” It was 1900, a year when America felt bigger and stronger than ever before. Nothing in nature could hobble the ...

Fifty-one percent – Tony Garrod

A fascinating look at mediumship, psychics, a spiritualist college, a spiritualist circle, scientific theories and the paranormal. Throughout my life I’ve had many psychic, paranormal and spiritual encounters. When thinking about the spiritual world, some people like to think of spirits and some prefer to call spirits ghosts. If you prefer to call them ghosts, then ghost hunters can only dream of experiences such as mine and I am now ready to openly share some of these with my readers! I have seen and spoken ...