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The Getaway (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 12)
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4.5
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The Getaway (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 12)

By Jeff Kinney

  • Publication Date: 2017-11-07
  • Genre: Fiction

Greg Heffley and his family are getting out of town. With the cold weather and the stress of the approaching holiday season, the Heffleys decide to escape to a tropical island resort for some much-needed rest and relaxation. A few days in paradise should do wonders for Greg and his frazzled family. But the Heffleys soon discover that paradise isn't everything it's cracked up to be. Sun poisoning, stomach troubles, and venomous critters all threaten to ruin the family's vacation. Can their trip be saved, or will this island g...

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Grant
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4
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Grant

By Ron Chernow

  • Publication Date: 2017-10-10
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

The #1 New York Times bestseller.Named one of the 10 Best Books of 2017 by The New York Times Book Review.Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant.   Ulysses S. Grant's life has typically been misunderstood. All too often he is caricatured as a chronic loser and an inept businessman, or as the triumphant but brutal Union general of the Civil War. But these stereotypes don't come close to capturing him, as Chern...

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Tribe of Mentors
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4
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Tribe of Mentors

By Timothy Ferriss

  • Publication Date: 2017-11-21
  • Genre: Business & Personal Finance

Tim Ferriss, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of The 4-Hour Workweek, shares the ultimate choose-your-own-adventure book—a compilation of tools, tactics, and habits from 130+ of the world's top performers. From iconic entrepreneurs to elite athletes, from artists to billionaire investors, their short profiles can help you answer life's most challenging questions, achieve extraordinary results, and transform your life.From the author: In 2017, several of my close friends died in rapid succession. It was a very hard...

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Artemis
Score: 4
4
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Artemis

By Andy Weir

  • Publication Date: 2017-11-14
  • Genre: Adventure

The bestselling author of The Martian returns with an irresistible new near-future thriller—a heist story set on the moon.Jasmine Bashara never signed up to be a hero. She just wanted to get rich.   Not crazy, eccentric-billionaire rich, like many of the visitors to her hometown of Artemis, humanity’s first and only lunar colony. Just rich enough to move out of her coffin-sized apartment and eat something better than flavored algae. Rich enough to pay off a debt she’s owed for a long time.   So when a chance...

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Bobby Kennedy
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4
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Bobby Kennedy

By Chris Matthews

  • Publication Date: 2017-10-31
  • Genre: Politics & Current Events

New York Times BestsellerA revealing new portrait of Robert F. Kennedy that gets closer to the man than any book before, by bestselling author Chris Matthews, an esteemed Kennedy expert and anchor of MSNBC’s Hardball.With his bestselling biography Jack Kennedy, Chris Matthews shared a new look of one of America’s most beloved Presidents and the patriotic spirit that defined him. Now, with Bobby Kennedy, Matthews returns with a gripping, in-depth, behind-the-scenes portrait of one of the great figures of the American twen...

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Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans
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4.5
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Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans

By Brian Kilmeade & Don Yaeger

  • Publication Date: 2017-10-24
  • Genre: United States

Another history pageturner from the authors of the #1 bestsellers George Washington's Secret Six and Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates.The War of 1812 saw America threatened on every side. Encouraged by the British, Indian tribes attacked settlers in the West, while the Royal Navy terrorized the coasts. By mid-1814, President James Madison’s generals had lost control of the war in the North, losing battles in Canada. Then British troops set the White House ablaze, and a feeling of hopelessness spread ...

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