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the survivors club

In tough times, who bounces back and who doesn’t? After losing a job, who finds a new one and who gives up? After a devastating medical diagnosis, who beats the odds and who doesn’t? And perhaps most important: What do survivors and thrivers know that we don’t?

The fascinating and surprising answers to these questions can be found in The Survivors Club, hailed by The New York Times as “a must-read” and picked by The Chicago Tribune as an “editor’s choice.” Tom Brokaw applauds The Survivors Club for giving voice to “what we all wonder: Do I have what it takes to survive? The riveting answers are all here.” Mehmet Oz, MD, believes The Survivors Club captures “the wisdom of people who improbably survived the abyss…”

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the death and life of charlie st.cloud

The special bond between two brothers is tested by life, death and a mysterious woman. How long would you hold on to someone you loved and lost?

“’Magical’ and ‘mystical’ do justice to the book,” The St. Louis Post Dispatch writes, “but perhaps the adjective that best suits is ‘transcendent.’ In other words, I laughed, I cried and I stayed up really late on a weeknight so I could finish the book in one sitting. The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud is that good.”

In July 2010, Universal Pictures released a movie adaption of Charlie St. Cloud starring Zac Efron.

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the man who ate the 747

A man eats a Boeing 747 piece by piece to prove his love for a woman. How far would you go for love?

“Magical, quirky, and gorgeously written,” Entertainment Weekly writes. “Nothing short of mesmerizing.”

“Delightful,” adds The Washington Post. “Beautifully handled and great fun….This one is a gem.”

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