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Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice that Shapes What We See, Think, and Do by Jennifer L. Eberhardt

Unconscious bias can be at work without our realizing it, and even when we genuinely wish to treat all people equally, ingrained stereotypes can affect our visual perception, attention, memory, and behavior. Eberhardt, one of the world’s leading experts on […]

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The Matriarch : Barbara Bush and the Making of an American Dynasty by Susan Page

Barbara Bush–one of the country’s most popular and powerful figures, whose full story is just now being told.

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Triple Jeopardy : a Daniel Pitt novel by Anne Perry

Young lawyer Daniel Pitt must defend a British diplomat who’s accused of a theft that may hide a deadly crime.

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Fly Girls : How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History by Keith O’Brien

High adventure and high ideals merge when a corps of intrepid female aviators battle to take part in the hugely popular air shows of the 1920s and 1930s. Ultimately, one of our heroines would win a race that earned her […]

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Four Funerals and Maybe a Wedding by Rhys Bowen

If only Darcy and I had eloped! What I thought would be a simple wedding has been transformed into a grand affair, thanks to the attendance of the queen, who has offered up the princesses as bridesmaids. Silly me! I […]

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First in Line: Presidents, Vice Presidents, and the Pursuit of Power by Kate Andersen Brower

“An intimate, news-making look at the men who are next in line to the most powerful office in the world–the vice presidents of the modern era–from Richard Nixon to Joe Biden to Mike Pence. Vice presidents occupy a unique and […]

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Bring Me Back by B.A. Paris

“Twelve years ago Finn’s girlfriend Layla, disappeared. He told the police the truth about that night–just not the whole truth. Now Finn has moved on, but, his past won’t stay buried. A small Russian doll left near his house is […]

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50 Ways to be a Mainer by Captain Billy C.

Fun Maine facts and trivia, presented alongside illustrations of Maine scenes to color.

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The Flight Attendant by Chris Bohjalian

“A flight attendant wakes up in the wrong hotel, in the wrong bed, with a dead man – and no idea what happened”– Provided by publisher.

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The Temptation of Forgiveness by Donna Leon

Surprised, if not dismayed, to discover that leaks are emanating from the Questura, Commissario Guido Brunetti is more consequentially affected by the unexpected appearance of a friend of his wife’s, fearful that her son is using drugs and hopeful that […]

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