TopTen


 

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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. ...    Read More >

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Almost Human – Lee Berger

This first-person narrative about an archaeological discovery is rewriting the story of human evolution. A story of defiance and determination by a controversial scientist, this is Lee Berger’s own take on finding Homo naledi, an all-new species on the human family tree and one of the greatest discoveries of the 21st century. In 2013, Berger, a National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence, caught wind of a cache of bones in a hard-to-reach underground cave in South Africa. He put out a call around the world for petite collaborators—men and ...    Read More >

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London 1963 and Other Stories – Stephen Winter

Stories set along the outskirts of reality . . . In the story ‘Where is Everybody?’, a waitress spoofs a krazy-kat quantum metaphor thus enticing a young physicist to join her for some gallery hopping. In ‘The Mystery of Haven’ we follow an artist choosing to cool-out there during a brief unstable time for the town and then finds herself unwilling to leave. Or could be a time-tripping girl on holiday in 1963 London trying to control her impulses, or a self-described high school misfit ...    Read More >

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The Only Pirate at the Party – Lindsey Stirling

Dancing electronic violinist Lindsey Stirling shares her unconventional journey in an inspiring New York Times bestselling memoir filled with the energy, persistence, and humor that have helped her successfully pursue a passion outside the box. A classically trained musician gone rogue, Lindsey Stirling is the epitome of independent, millennial-defined success: after being voted off the set of America’s Got Talent, she went on to amass more than ten million social media fans, record two full-length albums, release multiple hits with billions of YouTube views, and ...    Read More >

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Time’s Deceit – Stephen Winter

My name is Isabela InstantĂ© and . . . Oh naĂŻve future chrononauts—grab your Temporal Transit manuals and prepare to levitate! Isabela receives a family heirloom from her mother Claire for her 17th birthday: a Chronos, the time-travel device invented by a future dwelling father she’s never met. In her search for Roger InstantĂ©, she finds an America beset by currency revaluations, subversive nests, and with freedoms and property rights at stake. From his penthouse atop the Alcatraz Casino, Roger enlists Isabela in his plans ...    Read More >

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Past Tense – Malcolm McDonald

Twelve Monkeys’ meets 24. The leaders of four countries, tired of what they see as America’s unchecked bullying of the rest of the world, ban together to put a stop to it. Each leader has been personally and tangibly affected by the United States. They form a shadowy cabal whose sole purpose is the destruction of the United States. The four world leader’s attempt to destroy America goes horribly wrong. Instead of destroying America they destroy every living soul on the planet, except for a ...    Read More >

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The Mountain King – Emma Alisyn

Renege on a deal with a Dragon Lord, become part of his hoarde. It wasn’t easy raising three girls with Fae blood in the Outlands. If Kailigh wasn’t busy chasing them out of the local taverns, she was busy teaching them to hunt, shoot and kill- to fight against flesh traffickers from the Cities, prowling town for girls to send to rich patrons. With Kailigh’s daughter dying from a gunshot wound, she has no choice but to petition for the help of the Dragon Lord ...    Read More >

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An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back – Elisabeth Rosenthal

“The definitive guide to the past and future of health care in America.” —Siddhartha Mukherjee, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies and The Gene At a moment of drastic political upheaval, a shocking investigation into the dangerous, expensive, and dysfunctional American healthcare system, as well as solutions to its myriad of problems. In these troubled times, perhaps no institution has unraveled more quickly and more completely than American medicine. In only a few decades, the medical system has been overrun by organizations seeking to exploit ...    Read More >