Title: From Matzah Balls to Communion Wafers: How a Not-So Kosher Jewish Girl Fell in Love with Jesus
Author: Gail Baker
Genre: Spiritual Memoir
This book comprises the episodic real-life recollections of a daughter, wife, and mother as she journeys through her liberal Jewish upbringing and subsequent spiritual struggles following her son’s bouts with depression and drug addiction.
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Title: Citizens Not Slaves: The Rise of the 99%
Author: Seán Gearárd McCloskey
Genre: Non-Fiction / Political Science
This heartfelt work discusses how the 99% has been kept down by the 1% “Global Power Elite,” looking at historical examples primarily in Great Britain and Scotland, and how the 99% might change the future to level the playing field.
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Title: Enterprise Digitization Patterns
Author name: Srikanth Narasimhan & Jagadish Chundury
This book is designed to provide a “cookbook” for IT students and professionals, offering them reference architectures, design patterns, maturity models, and case studies to assist them in digitization, autonomization, and ultimately, the digital disruption of their industries.
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Title: The Waste–Wise Kitchen Companion: Hundreds of Practical Tips for Repairing, Reusing, and Repurposing Food
Author: Jean B. MacLeod
Have you been thinking about or actively making efforts to cut down on food waste and save money on your grocery budget? If so, then The Waste-Wise Kitchen Companion: Hundreds of Practical Tips for Repairing, Reusing, and Repurposing FoodHow to Eat Better, Save Money, and Utilize Leftovers Creatively, by Jean B. MacLeod, offers the perfect solution for you.
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Title: Understanding the Patterns of Your Life: Take Charge of Your Destiny
Author: George Pan Kouloukis
Genre: Self Help, Personal Transformation
This book explores a remarkable theory—that all human lives on the planet are locked into good and bad seasons which rotate every 16 to 17 years, transitioning on the same year worldwide. The author examines 22 famous people from the 1400s to present day to see which sort of seasons they enjoyed, when, and how their seasons impacted their lives and the world.
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Title: Nowhere Else I Want to Be
Author: Carol D. Marsh
Genre: Nonfiction memoir
Carol Marsh has no idea what to expect when she founds Miriam’s House, a care home for homeless women living with AIDS in Washington, D.C. Growing up in a stable, loving family, she always felt a passion for helping others less fortunate than herself, and she believed her role as executive director at Miriam’s House would give her the opportunity to serve a group of women often shunned and neglected.
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Title: Deserving Good: Getting to Know Your Real Self and Live a More Fulfilling Life
Author: Leora Zairi
This short self-help work by Leora Zairi provides gentle guidance towards self-awareness and transforming one’s life for the good. Focused primarily on knowing one’s self—one’s desires, needs, and emotional wants and making choices based on loving oneself—the author speaks from her own experience in an insightful way without being pedantic or overly technical.
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TITLE: Hidden Figures
AUTHOR: Margot Lee Shetterly
Hidden Figures bills itself on the cover as “The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race.” That is a perfect description of the book, which has already inspired a (somewhat fictionalized) movie about the events in the book. (Full disclosure, I have seen the movie, but I’m one of those people that likes to read the books that movies are based on as well).
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