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Alex George
Ann Napolitano
William Deresiewicz
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Stephanie McAfee
Sophie Morgan
Tana French
Terry McMillan
Jen Lancaster
Geneen Roth
Julie Klam
Amy Kalafa
Ally Condie
Julia Cameron
Kate Marshall & David Marshall
Sylvia Day
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Amor Towles
Jeremy Page
Dominique Browning
Karen White
Stephen Dau
Laura Moriarty
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Sapphire
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Jeffrey Zaslow
Claire Bidwell Smith
Seré Prince Halverson
Eleanor Brown
Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D.
Lisa Gardner
Linwood Barclay
Liane Moriarty
Gayle Forman
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ROOTS

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ROOTS is a love story about food; a collection of great writing, thinking and photography about the roots of specific meals; the memories that food triggers; what is preserved about a culture in its recipes; how food and cooking are tied to travels; and the roots we call home. Go to ROOTS!

The Fault in Our Stars

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John Green
John Green

Insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw, The Fault in Our Stars is award-winning-author John Green’s most ambitious and heartbreaking work yet. Go to The Fault in Our Stars!

Let's Pretend This Never Happened

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Jenny Lawson

The irreverent memoir of Jenny Lawson, The Bloggess. Go to Let's Pretend This Never Happened!

Daring Greatly

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Brené Brown
Brené Brown

Dr. Brown challenges everything we think we know about vulnerability. Go to Daring Greatly!

Born Wicked

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Jessica Spotswood
Jessica Spotswood

Everybody knows Cate Cahill and her sisters are eccentric. Too pretty, too reclusive, and far too educated for their own good. But the truth is even worse: they're witches. Go to Born Wicked!

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A World Without Creativity: The Hundred

When I read Ally Condie's Matched there were a lot of things about the Society that kind of blew my mind. When the old world broke down, the Society that rose from its ashes decided that there had simply been too much of everything -- too much technology, too much freedom, too much culture. One of the things that disturbed me the most was the elimination of all culture and art beyond what was approved by the Society.  Read more >

Plan B Parenting

In no other area of my life have I found myself as deeply vulnerable than as a parent. And that's why -- when my daughter was very young -- if you judged my parenting, I would jump down your throat. Then I would go home and cry and Google parenting websites and hold myself accountable for my daughter's milestone progress, her sleep habits, my mood, her nutrition and the state of foreign wars.  Read more >

What Would You Do if Technology Failed?

One of the things I found most intriguing about Ally Condie's Matched is how technology is approached in this new society. At one point Cassie says that the Society is in part a reaction to the overabundance of technology faced by earlier generations. They had access to technology all the time and rather than controlling it, technology controlled them. And when it failed, they were doomed.  Read more >

Vulnerability and Shame in the Workplace

As we've discussed, feeling vulnerable is hard and frequently scary. The vulnerability hangover? It sucks. When I was reading Daring Greatly I was very wary of what Brene Brown was going to say about vulnerability in the workplace. It's a mixed bag for me. There are workplace environments where I've felt pretty darned comfortable with vulnerability and others where I avoided it like the plague. To my surprise, I found myself nodding right along with a lot of what Brown had to say about being vulnerable at work.  Read more >

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