2016 Top Ten

2016 TOP TEN
  • I Had to Survive – Roberto Canessa

    On October 12, 1972, a Uruguayan Air Force plane carrying members of the “Old Christians” rugby team—and many of their friends and family members—crashed into the Andes Mountains. I Had to Survive offers a gripping and heartrending recollection of the harrowing brink-of-death experience that propelled survivor Roberto Canessa to become one of the world’s leading pediatric cardiologists. As he tended to his wounded teammates amidst the devastating carnage of the wreck, rugby player Roberto Canessa, a second-year medical student at the time, realized that no ...
  • The Skin Above My Knee – Marcia Butler

    The unflinching story of a professional oboist who finds order and beauty in music as her personal life threatens to destroy her. Music was everything for Marcia Butler. Growing up in an emotionally desolate home with an abusive father and a distant mother, she devoted herself to the discipline and rigor of the oboe, and quickly became a young prodigy on the rise in New York City’s competitive music scene. But haunted by troubling childhood memories while balancing the challenges of a busy life as ...
  • Not the Only One – Cindy Fleming

    What’s going on in Riverbend? A once safe neighborhood with homes tucked neatly around a lake has been turned on its side by a woman falling head over heels into insanity. As the threads of reality separate and unravel, Maggie Ferguson wreaks havoc on the teenage bullies who threaten her son, by secretly changing their lives, bit by bit, through a thick veil of psychosis. Parents turn against parents as Maggie’s shenanigans proves the long held truth: A mother will do anything for her child. ...
  • Finding Ford – Kristin Coley

    Hannah’s dated Colt all the way through high school. Colt’s graduating with a football scholarship and a dream to play pro. Ford, Colt’s older brother, is headed to law school to fulfill the family dream. Their lives are on track. Until Hannah realizes something that could destroy Colt’s dream. That’s when she makes a choice that alters all their lives.
  • The Guest Room – Chris Bohjalian

    From the New York Times bestselling author of Midwives and The Sandcastle Girls comes the spellbinding tale of a party gone horribly wrong: two men lie dead in a suburban living room, two women are on the run from police, and a marriage is ripping apart at the seams. When Kristin Chapman agrees to let her husband, Richard, host his brother’s bachelor party, she expects a certain amount of debauchery. She brings their young daughter to Manhattan for the evening, leaving her Westchester home to ...
  • A Little Bit of Everything For Dummies – John Wiley & Sons

    Twenty years ago the very first For Dummies book, DOS For Dummies, was published. From that first printing of that first book came a series unlike anything in the publishing world, one that is global in both geography - we have been published worldwide in some 30 languages - and in coverage. No single volume can hope to summarize what thousands of titles have meant to millions of readers over the years, and we don't claim to do that in this e-book. Rather, this e-book celebrates the breadth and depth of the For Dummies series, offering 20 chapters - in honor of our 20 years - from a list of books compiled by our global colleagues.
  • Hart Broken (The Hart Series, Book 1) – Annie Arcane

    Mickey Hart doesn’t do one-night stands. Until she wakes up in a luxury penthouse. With nothing but a t-shirt. And no idea who it belongs to. Enter Cale Windermere. Driven. Ambitious. Successful. And so gorgeous he could’ve walked straight out of a romance novel… Except I can’t walk. Not that it ever stops me from getting what I want. And I want her. Even if she’s keeping secrets. That could tear me to shreds.
  • Once a God: The Spirit of Miriam – Victor Wilkie

    Not just another novel, “Once a God: The Spirit of Miriam” is an emotional experience- a riveting tale of romance, intrigue and power. Haunted by his tragically abusive childhood, Jonah Atkins rises nonetheless from the ashes to become one of the world’s wealthiest, most powerful individuals. But ghostly pain from the past collides with present when his beloved infant daughter, Lara, dies unexpectedly, leaving him stoic and withdrawn. This pain represents but one of his memories. As the story opens, Jonah is hospitalized and comatose. ...
  • Wasteful Management- A New Beginning – Michael McGuerty

    Wasteful Management is a satirical black comedy mystery that goes after the true villains in our global society; essentially, the leaders of the military industrial complex. Sometime in the present, corporate tyranny reigns supreme. To stop this madness, what can one person do? What can anybody do? Impassioned environmental activist and nightclub saxophonist Michael Quinn, and his techie guru sidekick, Simon, the mischievous circus clown, believe they, and the ubiquitous Wasteful Management team, have the answer for one day… several multinational corporation chief executive officers ...
  • After Life – Matthew Culberson

    Michael Black knows. He has the answer to the unanswerable. There have been theories, entire religions built to answer this very question. But now Michael Black has the answer. He’s living the dead life, and doing everything he can to survive. He’s no angel, and he’s certainly not a saint. Tasked with being a level one facilitator, Michael learns that being dead is just as much of a struggle as it was to be alive.


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