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In the Line of Fire By Pervez Musharraf

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In the Line of Fire By Pervez Musharraf
It is almost unprecedented for a head of state to publish a memoir while still in office. But Pervez Musharraf is no ordinary head of state. As President of Pakistan since 1999, his is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world, and he continues to play a crucial role in the global war on terror. A one-time supporter of the Taliban, a general who fought in several wars, President Musharraf took a decisive turn against militant Islam in 2001. Since then he has survived two assassinaTion attempts; rooted out militants in his own government; helped direct countless raids against al-Qaeda both in his cities and in the mountains; and tracked Osama bin Laden with technical and human intelligence. IN THE LINE OF FIRE is astonishingly revealing and honest about dozens of topics of intense interest to the world. Among its many revelations: exactly how Pakistani authorities tracked down and smashed three major al-Qaeda control centres in the mountains; ho…

A Random Book about the Power of ANYone By Talia Leman

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A Random Book about the Power of ANYone By Talia Leman
You can be greater than you know how to be.In a world where you are pushed to know more, this book will prove that your greatest asset is often not knowing. In a world where you are told it?s all in the planning, this book will encourage you to keep your cart ahead of your horse and allow your dreams to lead you. In a world where you are told you need to become someone, this book will show you that you alreaDy are someone. The author?the foremost accidental expert on this subject?is Talia Leman. A high school student. Runner in the rain. Science enthusiast. World changer. Random kid. Writing with infectious enthusiasm, humor, and resoluteness, she shares her secrets to being more than you know how to be, including Don?t Line Up Your Ducks, Sideways Is a Better Way to Go Forward, and Too Many Cooks Is the Right Number. In this unexpectedly poignant, strikingly honest, and informative guide, Talia Leman shows you how to make room for…

Carpool Confidential By Jessica Benson

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Carpool Confidential By Jessica Benson
Looks like we made it... From the outside looking in, Cassie Martin's life is storybook perfect. She and her investment banker husband, Rick, have everything -- financial stability, a loving marriage, and a to-die-for apartment overlooking the Manhattan skyline that they share with their two young sons and one stinky but beloved dog. It may not be the height of excitement, but Cassie's content to take care of her family and compete in the superparenting sweepstakes of the New York City private scHool mom. Then one night, in one instant, everything changes. Rick has been offered an exciting new opportunity involving a...Barry Manilow retrospective? And he wants -- no, needs -- to try to get the feeling again. I can't smile without you...or can I? What can a woman do once she's been abandoned for brown polyester leisure suits and an a capella version of "Weekend in New England" other than hope her husband will eventua…

A French Novel By Frédéric Beigbeder

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A French Novel By Frédéric Beigbeder

The Night I Disappeared By Julie Reece Deaver

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The Night I Disappeared By Julie Reece Deaver
Something scary is happening to seventeen-year-old Jamie Tessman. Ever since she and her mother arrived in Chicago, she?s been plagued by freaky mind-slips and vivid daydreams about her sort-of boyfriend, Webb. When Jamie?s inner world starts taking her hostage and keEping her imprisoned for longer periods of time, she becomes terrified that she is slowly losing her mind.Jamie?s mom doesn?t seem to notice anything is wrong. No one does?until Jamie meets Morgan, a new friend who?s had her own ?brush with nuttiness.? When Jamie disappears into her inner world one night and can?t find her way out, Morgan sees to it that Jamie finally gets help. Morgan?s aunt, a psychiatrist, breaks through Jamie?s paralyzing fear and helps her unravel a tangle of long-forgotten, horrifying secrets in her past...

Run the Game By Jason Myers

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Run the Game By Jason Myers
In this gritty novel from the author of Exit Here and Dead End, love is a high-priced and dangerous game: Play or be played.Alexander didn?t believe in love at first sight until he met Patti. She?s the kind of girl you hear about in sonGs: gorgeous, feisty, and dangerous. Being with Patti is better than any high, and he can?t live without her.     But Alexander?s not the only one who wants to be with Patti. Burke ruthlessly takes what he wants and will kill to protect what is his. And he won?t let Patti go without a fight. If Patti and Alexander are going to be together, their love will come at a steep price. Because some promises are meant to be broken, and not all debts can be paid in cash?. .

The Language of Sisters By Amy Hatvany

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The Language of Sisters By Amy Hatvany
Ten years ago, Nicole Hunter left her troubled home behind her, unable to cope with the demands of a life with her disabled sister, Jenny. Though her search for happiness?both in career and in love?has fallen short of her dreams, Nicole pretends that all is weLl. Then a shattering event turns her world upside down, and suddenly, she is back in her hometown, caring for her pregnant sister and trying to heal her embattled relationship with her mother. Reunited with her family and forced to confront the guilt that haunts her, Nicole finally has the chance to be the sister she always wished she?d been. And when she is faced with the most difficult choice of her life, Nicole rediscovers the beauty of sisterhood?and receives a special gift that will change her life forever. .