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Shoot the Damn Dog A Memoir of Depression by Sally Brampton

“At the temple there is a poem called "Loss" carved into the stone. It has three words, but the poet has scratched them out. You cannot read loss, only feel it.”       “He was like a song I'd heard once in fragments but had been singing in my mind ever since.”

Memoirs of a Geisha- Arthur Golden (Awesome book, way better than the movie, but that was good too)

This is one of those my-awkward-rise-to-Hollywood-fame books, but it's told from the relatable perspective of The Mindy Project's Mindy Kaling, who loves doughnuts as much as you. Plus, it's fun to read in her high-pitched voice.

32 Books Guaranteed To Make You Laugh Out Loud

Comedy writer and The Office actress Mindy Kaling will crack you up with her musings in Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? This book is

Wal-Mart & how it is effecting our economy. Don't have much a choice here. Try not to go to often.

AKA Worst Wall Post ever, Charles Fishman explores this largely unregulated, multi-national corperation. Buy the book--reject the mart!

Blood, Bones, and Butter by Gabrielle Hamilton

Blood, Bones and Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef

Book 93 Blood, Bones & Butter- Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef

"I think we can't go around measuring our goodness by what we don't do - by what we deny ourselves, what we resist and who we exclude. I think we've got to measure goodness by what we embrace, what we create, and who we include. "

Chocolat ~ Joanne Harris : When Vivane Rocher arrives at an old french village and opens a chocolate boutique directly across from the church, Father Reynaud identifies her as a serious danger to the upcoming season of Lent.

Everyone on Earth should read this book, for real. Beyond talking about what it means to be a person of color in the U.S., for me its most valuable lesson is what it means to own your body (despite your color, gender, age) and what owning your body responsibly means. It just came out this summer and I’m planning on giving everyone I care about a copy for Christmas. Yes, it’s that good. —Inés Goméz

In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son, Ta-Nehisi Coates offers a powerful new framework for understanding our nation’s history and current crisis.

Shoot The Damn Dog A Memoir Of Depression by Sally Brampton

Shoot the Damn Dog blasts the stigma of depression as a character flaw and confronts the illness Winston Churchill called

Mathilda Savitch

Great deals on Mathilda Savitch by Victor Lodato. Limited-time free and discounted ebook deals for Mathilda Savitch and other great books.


The Rules of Inheritance: A Memoir: Claire Bidwell Smith

The 8 books the New York Public Library can't stop talking about. Includes Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

The 8 books librarians can’t stop talking about right now

HOMEGOING, by YAA GYASI, is an astonishing epic set in Ghana and the United States, about the legacy of slavery through generations. Born in Ghana, Gyasi grew up a Third Culture Kid in the USA and was educated at Stanford. This is her debut novel.

The Narrow Door: A Memoir of Friendship, http://www.amazon.com/dp/1555977286/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_awdm_OelWwb0BNN17B

"The Narrow Door" is a memoir about how grief transforms us.

Great romantic suspense fiction!  Zookeepers, love, murder. . .written by a former Lindale teacher.  You will recognize the setting!

written by a former Lindale teacher. You will recognize the setting!