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Inconceivable: A Medical Mistake, the Baby We Couldn't Keep, and Our Choice to Deliver the Ultimate Gift Inconceivable: A Medical Mistake, the Baby We Couldn't Keep, and Our Choice to Deliver the Ultimate Gift
by Carolyn & Sean Savage

A medical mistake during an IVF procedure. An unthinkable situation . . . you’re pregnant with the wrong baby. You can't terminate, but you can’t keep him. What choice would you make?



Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal
by Conor Grennan

In search of adventure, 29-year-old Conor Grennan traded his day job for a year-long trip around the globe, a journey that began with a three-month stint volunteering at the Little Princes Children's Home, an orphanage in war-torn Nepal.



Pitch Uncertain: A Mid-Century Middle Daughter Finds Her Voice Pitch Uncertain: A Mid-Century Middle Daughter Finds Her Voice
by Maisie Houghton

Touching and incisive, Pitch Uncertain is a beautifully drawn account of Maisie Houghton's struggle to find her own voice as the middle child of two parents whose marriage and lives she slowly decoded as she came of age in the 1950s.



Into My Father's Wake Into My Father's Wake
by Eric Best

A solo sailing odyssey and journey of personal discovery in which the author, a former journalist and Wall street strategist, comes to terms with his dead father and learns the meaning of forgiveness.



Changing Shoes: Getting Older - Not Old - with Style, Humor, and Grace Changing Shoes: Getting Older - Not Old - with Style, Humor, and Grace
by Tina Sloan

You might be wondering what a soap opera actress, dispatched from the land of outrageous and hilarious plots, has to say about a difficult, painful, and emotional real-life issue like aging.



Bending Toward the Sun: A Mother and Daughter Memoir Bending Toward the Sun: A Mother and Daughter Memoir
by Leslie Gilbert-Lurie

A miraculous lesson in courage and recovery, Bending Toward the Sun tells the story of a unique family bond forged in the wake of brutal terror. Weaving together the voices of three generations of women, Leslie Gilbert-Lurie and her mother, Rita Lurie, provide powerful -- and inspiring -- evidence of the resilience of the human spirit, relevant to every culture in every corner of the world. By turns unimaginably devastating and incredibly uplifting, this firsthand account of survival and psychological healing offers a strong, poignant message of hope in our own uncertain times.



The Power of Half: One Family's Decision to Stop Taking and Start Giving Back The Power of Half: One Family's Decision to Stop Taking and Start Giving Back
by Kevin Salwen and Hannah Salwen

It all started when 14-year old Hannah Salwen, idealistic but troubled by a growing sense of injustice in the world, had a eureka moment when a homeless man in her neighborhood was juxtaposed against a glistening Mercedes coupe. "You know, Dad,” she said, pointing, “If that man had a less nice car, that man there could have a meal.”



Angel of Death Row: My Life as a Death Penalty Defense Lawyer Angel of Death Row: My Life as a Death Penalty Defense Lawyer
by Andrea Lyon

Dubbed the "Angel of Death Row" by the Chicago Tribune, Lyon was the first woman to serve as lead attorney in a death penalty case. Throughout her career, she has defended those accused of heinous acts and argued that, no matter their guilt or innocence, they deserved a chance at redemption.



The Sugarless Plum The Sugarless Plum
by Zippora Karz

It was the stuff dreams are made of until, at age twenty-one, Karz became exhausted, dizzy and excessively thirsty. When she finally went to the doctor, she was diagnosed with diabetes, and learned that if she continued to ignore her symptoms, she risked heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, blindness and amputation of her toes, feet and legs.



Children of Dust: A Memoir of Pakistan Children of Dust: A Memoir of Pakistan
by Ali Eteraz

Children of Dust is an extraordinary adventure that reveals the diversity of Islamic beliefs, the vastness of the Pakistani diaspora, and the very human search for home. It is a spellbinding portrayal of a life that few Americans can imagine.



Bending Toward the Sun: A Mother and Daughter Memoir Bending Toward the Sun: A Mother and Daughter Memoir
by Leslie Gilbert-Lurie

The story of a unique family bond forged in the wake of brutal terror. Weaving together the voices of three generations of women, Leslie Gilbert-Lurie and her mother, Rita Lurie, provide powerful—and inspiring—evidence of the resilience of the human spirit, relevant to every culture in every corner of the world.



Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret Annie's Ghosts: A Journey Into a Family Secret
by Steve Luxenberg

Beth Luxenberg was an only child. Everyone knew it: her grown children, her friends, even people she'd only recently met. So when her secret emerged, her son Steve Luxenberg was bewildered. He was certain that his mother had no siblings, just as he knew that her name was Beth, and that she had raised her children, above all, to tell the truth.