My Honor Flight

Author: Dan McCurrigan

Category: General Nonfiction

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Deal starts: August 09, 2020

Deal ends: August 09, 2020

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This novel tells the story of a young soldier who accompanies his great-grandfather, Doug Mackinack, on an Honor Flight – a sponsored trip to the World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. During the flight, the old man shares stories from his platoon's tour in Europe, many ending in dramatic (or occasionally, humorous) twists.The stories share not only suspenseful situations, but also the emotional impact of the platoon's journey through a broad range of humanity: Fear. Courage. Compassion. Anger. Love. Death. Loyalty. Mercy. Retribution. In a final defining moment near the end of his tour, Mackinack is forced to decide his path in a split second. Will he return to the man he was before the war, or will he become the killer the war created?When Mackinack and his great grandson reach the monument, there is one final surprise tied to events sixty six years earlier.

My Sister’s Super Skills

Author: Lauren Mosback

Category: General Nonfiction

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Deal starts: August 07, 2020

Deal ends: August 07, 2020

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David is having a rough day...but his emotions are no match for his older sister Lily, who swoops in to save the day with some SUPER SKILLS!When Lily observes her brother feeling frustrated, sad, and irritable, she quickly shows him some useful tips and tricks to help him feel better. Lily cleverly connects each skill with a familiar animal and scenario that David (and readers) can easily practice. And though David might not be jumping up and down for joy at the start, he soon learns that an improved mood is just a few actions away!Will Lily's super skills be enough to save the day?In My Sister's Super Skills, Licensed Professional Counselor Lauren Mosback introduces various empowering strategies that help manage emotions and promote positive social and emotional development, while highlighting the importance of an emotional growth-oriented mindset and healthy sibling relationships.Enjoy this story with your child today!

Blind Spots

Author: Kevin McCarthy

Category: General Nonfiction

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Deal starts: August 02, 2020

Deal ends: August 02, 2020

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A respected business leader, faithful husband and loving father suddenly finds himself in a federal prison for a crime he didn’t knowingly commit. As he struggles to understand the complexity of his bad decisions, an ever-widening web of conspiracy and corruption is revealed. But it’s not the legal conspiracy of the largest stock fraud in the history of Washington state involving some of the biggest names in sports or the enigmatic FBI – it’s a conspiracy of the mind. It’s a battle with the most nefarious enemy of us all: our own blind spots.Blind spots are those unconscious biases, implicit associations, memory traps and thinking errors that affect our behavior and decision-making abilities. We all have them. Most of us think we don’t. That’s the conundrum.Kevin McCarthy is a thought-leader and sought-after keynote speaker. He is a professional member National Speakers Association, and currently President of the Oregon chapter. He resides in the Portland, Oregon area with his best friend and faithful wife of more than thirty years, Rachel, and is the proud father of two amazing young adults, Chris and Noelle. In his spare time he is a certified referee and an avid pool player for the largest billiards association in America, a valuable skill he learned in prison.

Vegas and the Mob: Forty Years of Frenzy

Author: Al Moe

Category: General Nonfiction

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Deal starts: July 30, 2020

Deal ends: July 30, 2020

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Las Vegas was the Mob’s greatest venture and most spectacular success, and through 40 years of frenzy, murder, deceit, scams, and skimming, the FBI listened on phone taps and did virtually nothing to stop the fun. This is the truth about the Mob's history of control of the casinos in Vegas like you’ve never heard it before, from start to finish. Las Vegas history has never been so fascinating! "Vegas and the Mob" tells the story of how the Mob began in the 1920's, how Bugsy Siegel and Meyer Lansky became partners, and how Las Vegas fell to the Mob after two of the nation’s most powerful crime family bosses went to prison in the 1930’s: Al Capone, and Lucky Luciano. Frank Nitti took over the Chicago Outfit, while Frank Costello ran things for the Luciano Family. Both men were influenced by their bosses from prison, and both sent enough gangsters into the streets to influence loan sharking, extortion, union control, and drug sales.Bugsy Siegel worked for both groups, handling a string of murders and opening up gaming on the west coast, and that included Las Vegas, an oasis of sin in the middle of the desert – and it was legal. Most of it. The FBI watched as the Mob took control of casino after casino, killed off the competition, and stole enough money to bribe their way to respectability back home. By the 1950’s, nearly every major crime family had a stake in a Las Vegas casino. Some did better than others. Casino owners watched over their profits while competing crime families eyed each other's success like jealous lovers. Murder often followed.But that's not the end of the story! The FBI finally started cracking down on the Mob and casino skim in the 1960's, and even with car bombings, murder and arson, it was twenty more years before the government was able to say the Mob was out - in the 1980's. This book tells the whole story!

Who’s That Dog?

Author: Mark J. Asher

Category: General Nonfiction

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Deal starts: July 29, 2020

Deal ends: July 29, 2020

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If rescued is your favorite breed, you’re in for a treat!Who’s That Dog is a cute and clever photo book. It features two photographs for each dog. The first gives you the dog’s back story. Then flip the page and see the pup facing the camera. The amazing collection features a great mix of dogs, young and old. Download a sample or look inside the book to see the concept! A portion of the proceeds from the book will be donated to animal non-profit organizations.

Sipping from the Nile

Author: Jean Naggar

Category: General Nonfiction

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Deal starts: July 28, 2020

Deal ends: July 28, 2020

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Born into a prominent, sophisticated Jewish family who spend time in Europe and live in the Middle East, author Jean Naggar’s coming of age memoir tells the story of her protected youth in an exotic multicultural milieu. To Naggar her childhood seemed a magical time that would never come to an end. But in 1956, Egyptian President Nasser’s nationalizing of the Suez Canal set in motion events that would change her life forever. An enchanted way of life suddenly ended by multinational hostilities, her close-knit extended family is soon scattered far and wide. Naggar’s own family moves to London where she finishes her schooling and is swept into adulthood and the challenge of new horizons in America. Speaking for a different wave of immigrants whose Sephardic origins highlight the American Jewish story through an unfamiliar lens, Naggar traces her personal journey through lost worlds and difficult transitions, exotic locales and strong family values. The story resonates for all in this poignant exploration of the innocence of childhood in a world breaking apart.