2016 Top Ten



2016 TOP TEN
  • The Mental Toughness Handbook: A Step-By-Step Guide to Facing Life’s Challenges, Managing Negative Emotions, and Overcoming Adversity with Courage and Poise! – Damon Zahariades

    Bravely Endure Hardship, Perform Under Pressure, and Overcome Challenges More Easily Than You Ever Thought Possible! Do you feel overwhelmed by your circumstances? Are you exhausted and overburdened with stress? Are you tempted to give up whenever you encounter obstacles and mishaps? If so, THE MENTAL TOUGHNESS HANDBOOK is for you. Imagine boldly facing any challenge that comes your way. Imagine confronting any problem you run into and resolving it with confidence. Imagine being 100% certain that you can handle any predicament or setback life ...
     
  • Boys & Sex: Young Men on Hookups, Love, Porn, Consent, and Navigating the New Masculinity – Peggy Orenstein

    The author of the groundbreaking New York Times bestsellers Girls & Sex and Cinderella Ate My Daughter now turns her focus to the sexual lives of young men, once again offering “both an examination of sexual culture and a guide on how to improve it” (Washington Post). Peggy Orenstein’s Girls & Sex broke ground, shattered taboos, and launched conversations about young women’s right to pleasure and agency in sexual encounters. It also had an unexpected effect on its author: Orenstein realized that talking about girls is only half the conversation. Boys are subject ...
     
  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Stephen R. Covey

    New York Times bestseller—over 40 million copies sold The #1 Most Influential Business Book of the Twentieth Century One of the most inspiring and impactful books ever written, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has captivated readers for nearly three decades. It has transformed the lives of presidents and CEOs, educators and parents—millions of people of all ages and occupations. Now, this 30th anniversary edition of the timeless classic commemorates the wisdom of the 7 Habits with modern additions from Sean Covey. The 7 Habits have become ...
     
  • Fast. Feast. Repeat. – Gin Stephens

    he instant New York Times and USA Today bestseller! Change when you eat and change your body, your health, and your life! Diets don’t work. You know you know that, and yet you continue to try them, because what else can you do? You can Fast. Feast. Repeat. After losing over eighty pounds and keeping every one of them off, Gin Stephens started a vibrant, successful online community with hundreds of thousands of members from around the world who have learned the magic of a Delay, Don’t Deny® intermittent fasting lifestyle. Fast. Feast. ...
     
  • What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism – Dan Rather

    “I find myself thinking deeply about what it means to love America, as I surely do.” —Dan Rather At a moment of crisis over our national identity, venerated journalist Dan Rather has emerged as a voice of reason and integrity, reflecting on—and writing passionately about—what it means to be an American. Now, with this collection of original essays, he reminds us of the principles upon which the United States was founded. Looking at the freedoms that define us, from the vote to the press; the ...
     
  • What the Dog Knows: The Science and Wonder of Working Dogs – Cat Warren

    A firsthand exploration of the extraordinary abilities and surprising, sometimes life-saving talents of “working dogs”—pups who can sniff out drugs, find explosives, even locate the dead—as told through the experiences of a journalist and her intrepid canine companion, which The New York Times calls “a fascinating, deeply reported journey into the…amazing things dogs can do with their noses.” There are thousands of working dogs all over the US and beyond with incredible abilities—they can find missing people, detect drugs and bombs, pinpoint unmarked graves of Civil War soldiers, or ...
     
  • Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants – Robin Wall Kimmerer

    As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our oldest teachers. In Braiding Sweetgrass, Kimmerer brings these two lenses of knowledge together to take us on “a journey that is every bit as mythic as it is scientific, as sacred as it is historical, as clever as it is wise” (Elizabeth Gilbert). Drawing on her life as an ...
     
  • The Art Of Saying NO: How To Stand Your Ground, Reclaim Your Time And Energy, And Refuse To Be Taken For Granted (Without Feeling Guilty!) – Damon Zahariades

    Are you fed up with people taking you for granted? Are you tired of putting other people’s priorities ahead of your own, and letting your own needs go unfulfilled? Discover how to say no, reclaim your time, and create a healthy, balanced lifestyle. Imagine being able to turn people down with confidence. Imagine declining requests and rebuffing demands with the knowledge that you’re sticking to your personal convictions. THE ART OF SAYING NO will show you how to set boundaries, stand your ground, and inspire ...
     
  • The Doors of Perception – Aldous Huxley

    Half an hour after swallowing the drug I became aware of a slow dance of golden lights . . . Among the most profound explorations of the effects of mind-expanding drugs ever written, here are two complete classic books—The Doors of Perception and Heaven and Hell—in which Aldous Huxley, author of the bestselling Brave New World, reveals the mind’s remote frontiers and the unmapped areas of human consciousness. This new edition also features an additional essay, “Drugs That Shape Men’s Minds,” which is now included ...
     
  • The Wonky Donkey – Craig Smith

    “I was walking down the road and I saw . . . A donkey, Hee Haw! And he only had three legs! He was a wonky donkey.” Children will be in fits of laughter with this perfect read-aloud tale of an endearing donkey. By the books final page, readers end up with a spunky, hanky-panky, cranky, stinky, dinky, lanky, honky-tonky, winky wonky, donkey!
     

                   

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