African American History: Nonfiction & Biographies

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As a part of Black History Month, we have listed below, nonfiction and biography books about African American civil rights leaders, politicians, inventors, mathematicians, and just over all incredible people. Take a moment to digest the extraordinary impact made by African Americans in this country and all around the world.   The Bridge : the life and rise of Barack …

The Science of Love

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The following books seek to explain the science behind relationships and provide tips on how to be a better half. If you want to understand the science of falling in (or out) of love, try these non-fiction books about chemistry, romance and relationships.   All About Love : anatomy of an unruly emotion Lisa Appignanesi Unruly, unpredictable―love is a maddening …

African American Authors: Classics & Best Sellers

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In honor of Black History Month, the following is a list of African American fiction, Classics and Best Sellers.     Song of Solomon (1977) Toni Morrison The book that won Toni Morrison her Nobel Prize, this 1977 masterpiece recounts the life of Macon ‘Milkman’ Dead III, a black man living in Michigan during the mid-20th Century. In keeping with its title, it …

Getting Fit!

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If you have resolved to get more exercise or fit a workout into your routine, these fitness books and DVD’s will show you how to begin! Fitness Books: 8 weeks to SEALfit : a Navy SEAL’s guide to unconventional training for physical and mental toughness Mark Divine The 8 Weeks to SEALFIT Advanced Training Guide by Mark Divine is a …

Is Travelling on Your To-Do List?

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Get the inside scoop on how to travel more, where you should go, and how to be frugal while doing it! Now go cash in those vacation days!!   Destinations of a lifetime : 225 dream destinations around the world National Geographic Traveler National Geographic takes you on a photographic tour of the world’s most spectacular destinations, inspiring tangible ideas …

Healthy New Year!

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“Eat healthy!” Every year, it’s one of the top resolutions that people make. We hope that these resources help you stick to this year. You can do it! The Grain Brain Whole Life Plan David Perlmutter, MD with Kristin Loberg   With more than a million copies sold worldwide, Dr. Perlmutter’s books have changed many lives. Now, he’s created a practical, …

Is This You?

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Does this look familiar? One of the top resolutions people make every year is to de-clutter and get organized. These books can help, providing step-by-step instructions and creative strategies.   The Complete Book of Home Organization by Toni Hammersley Hammersley provides innovative storage ideas and cleaning tips to help you effectively and attractively organize your home. She shows you how …

Keeping Those Resolutions

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  Didn’t keep last year’s resolutions? You’re not alone. The good news is that this new year offers another chance, and the books below can help!   This Year I Will: How to Finally Change a Habit, Keep a Resolution, or Make a Dream Come True M.J. Ryan As one of the creators of the bestselling Random Acts of Kindness …

Throw it in the Oven!

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  Tis the season for holiday baking! Get your cookie, cake, and dessert recipes from the following baking cookbooks! The best things in life are sweet!   The Big Book of Easy Baking with Refrigerated Dough Pillsbury Company There’s a simple secret any home baker can tap to enjoy the aroma of fabulous fresh baking in the kitchen without spending …

We Now Offer Digital Access to Morningstar, Inc.!

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Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Morningstar provides data on nearly 540,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles, along with real-time global market data on approximately 18.5 million equities, indexes, futures, options, commodities, and precious metals, in addition to foreign exchange and Treasury markets. Access to …