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The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane written by Kate DiCamillo illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline ISBN: 978-0763625894 Revelations About Love This simple children’s book is an adventure story, a peripatetic travelogue, a story of loss and redemption, an epic tale that

Posted in Books for Children, Love

The Unthinkable

The Unthinkable: Who Survives When Disaster Strikes — and Why by Amanda Ripley ISBN: 978-0307352903 “The Unthinkable” might just be “Indispensable” when a disaster strikes After the 9/11 terrorist attacks, I long wondered if we were investing too much money

Posted in Psychology/Psychiatry

In Sheep’s Clothing

In Sheep’s Clothing: Understanding and Dealing with Manipulative People by George K. Simon ISBN: 978-1935166306 Warning: Do NOT attempt to deal with, live with, or relate with another person unless you have read this book first! Yes, it really is

Posted in Psychology/Psychiatry

Dumb Money

Dumb Money: How Our Greatest Financial Minds Bankrupted the Nation by Daniel Gross ISBN: 978-1439159873 We should have listened to Shakespeare: “Neither a Borrower Nor a Lender Be.” This book is a really great starting place to begin to understand

Posted in Money

Victory Over Verbal Abuse

Victory Over Verbal Abuse: A Healing Guide to Renewing Your Spirit and Reclaiming Your Life by Patricia Evans ISBN: 978-1440525803 Recognize Verbal Abuse in a Relationship, Realize What Doesn’t Work, and Recover Your Mental Health This is a wonderful, insightful,

Posted in Happiness

Substance Use Disorders

Substance Use Disorders (Practical Guides in Psychiatry) by Stuart Gitlow ISBN: 978-0781769983 The most clinically insightful and well-written textbook on Substance Abuse I was looking for a book to help me study for a certifying exam by the American Board

Posted in Psychology/Psychiatry

The Compass of Pleasure

The Compass of Pleasure: How Our Brains Make Fatty Foods, Orgasm, Exercise, Marijuana, Generosity, Vodka, Learning, and Gambling Feel So Good by David J. Linden ISBN: 978-0670022588 This Book Makes Your Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex Light Up With Dopaminergic Depolarization Like Times

Posted in Happiness, Healthy Sexuality

The Accidental Mind

The Accidental Mind: How Brain Evolution Has Given Us Love, Memory, Dreams, and God by David J. Linden ISBN: 978-0674030589 This Book Changed the Way I Think About the Human Brain This is a very interesting, enlightening read that changed

Posted in Brain, Happiness
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