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The Demon Crown
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The Demon Crown

By James Rollins

  • Publication Date: 2017-12-05
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers

“Bone-chilling.” –Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)“One of the best in the series.” –Booklist (Starred Review)To save mankind’s future, the members of Sigma Force must make a devil’s bargain as they join forces with their most hated enemy to stop an ancient threat in this gripping adventure from #1 New York Times bestselling author James Rollins.Off the coast of Brazil, a team of scientists discovers a horror like no other, an island where all life has been eradicated, consumed, and possessed by a species be...

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Elmet
Score: 4.5
4.5
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Elmet

By Fiona Mozley

  • Publication Date: 2017-12-05
  • Genre: Literary

FINALIST FOR THE 2017 MAN BOOKER PRIZE **The Guardian Best Books of 2017 * December Indie Next Pick * Amazon Best of the Month * Amazon Debut Spotlight * PEOPLE Magazine BOOK OF THE WEEK** “Beguiling . . . A lyrical and mythic work . . . Mozley’s sheer storytelling confidence sends the reader sailing.”─New York Times "A quiet explosion of a book, exquisite and unforgettable." —The Economist"Part fairy tale, part coming-of-age story, part revenge tragedy with literary connections, Mozley's first novel is a shape-shi...

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Spy of the First Person
Score: 4.5
4.5
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Spy of the First Person

By Sam Shepard

  • Publication Date: 2017-12-05
  • Genre: Literary

The final work from the Pulitzer Prize–winning writer, actor, and musician, drawn from his transformative last days   In searing, beautiful prose, Sam Shepard’s extraordinary narrative leaps off the page with its immediacy and power. It tells in a brilliant braid of voices the story of an unnamed narrator who traces, before our rapt eyes, his memories of work, adventure, and travel as he undergoes medical tests and treatments for a condition that is rendering him more and more dependent on the loved ones who are car...

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The Last Man Who Knew Everything

The Last Man Who Knew Everything

By David N. Schwartz

  • Publication Date: 2017-12-05
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

The definitive biography of the brilliant, charismatic, and very human physicist and innovator Enrico FermiIn 1942, a team at the University of Chicago achieved what no one had before: a nuclear chain reaction. At the forefront of this breakthrough stood Enrico Fermi. Straddling the ages of classical physics and quantum mechanics, equally at ease with theory and experiment, Fermi truly was the last man who knew everything--at least about physics. But he was also a complex figure who was a part of both the Italian Fascist Par...

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Capitalism Without Capital

Capitalism Without Capital

By Jonathan Haskel & Stian Westlake

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

The first comprehensive account of the growing dominance of the intangible economyEarly in the twenty-first century, a quiet revolution occurred. For the first time, the major developed economies began to invest more in intangible assets, like design, branding, R&D, and software, than in tangible assets, like machinery, buildings, and computers. For all sorts of businesses, from tech firms and pharma companies to coffee shops and gyms, the ability to deploy assets that one can neither see nor touch is increasingly the ma...

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Simply Keto
Score: 5
5
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Simply Keto

By Suzanne Ryan

  • Publication Date: 2017-12-12
  • Genre: Health & Fitness

The ketogenic diet, a low-carb, high-fat way of eating, is remarkably effective at transforming people's lives, helping them shed pounds and find relief from common health conditions. No one knows this better than Suzanne Ryan. In her quest to overcome her lifelong struggle with her weight, she stumbled upon the ketogenic diet and decided to give it a shot. In just one year, she lost more than 100 pounds and reclaimed control over her health and well-being. Suzanne has shared every detail of her transformation, from the very...

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