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True Believer

This story by Jack Carr unfolds with SEAL team leader James Reece sailing off to an uncertain destiny, fighting the wicked storms at sea, a terminal diagnosis due to the military issued exterminate drugs, and the guilt and grief plaguing his sleepless state. When the CIA accused him of taking out their prized asset, Reece […]

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True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership

“When you are aligned with who you are, you find coherence between your life and your leadership.” This arresting book by Bill George and Peter Sims questions why so many with the capacity for great leadership are not fully realizing their potential. One governing conclusion they present is that many don’t understand what really constitutes […]

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Hundred Percenters: Challenge Your Employees to Give it Their All and They’ll Give You Even More

One of the biggest challenges faced in the workplace by employers is developing and retaining high performers. Most organizations’ leaders believe that limited resources, toxicity and tight budgets are the biggest reasons why employees disengage or don’t always perform at their peak. However, according to the “Hundred Percenter Index” conducted by Leadership IQ, the real […]

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Blood Orange

Embroiled in an unhealthy and dangerous affair with her colleague, Alison is teetering on losing everything—her marriage, her professional respect and her daughter. She’s an attorney, and with her first murder trial looming, she needs to pull herself together, prove her client innocent and cut out the excessive drinking and philandering; but she just can’t […]

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Heart on a String 

High school junior Marissa McDonald is out running one day when she stumbles upon a heart-shaped balloon stuck in a tree. Attached to the balloon is a note from a young boy to the brother he recently lost; but seeing how it never reached its heavenly destination, Marissa decides to take matters into her own […]

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Second Chance Sam

They had me at Dogs & Books: Read, Rescue and Repeat! the name of the publishing group for a series of books inspiring us to adopt from shelters. Second-Chance Sam: King of the Junkyard by JoAnn Sky and illustrated by John Tatulli is the story of an older dog, Sam, who finally gets adopted from […]

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Pretty Revenge

If you’re looking for a sassy, sexy, sophisticated, smart and suspense-filled book that will keep you guessing to the very end, Pretty Revenge by Emily Liebert is just the fix you need. Kerrie is hell-bent on getting revenge on the woman who destroyed her life. When she suddenly recognizes her as the glamorous wedding planner […]

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