The Library

How to Think About War: An Ancient Guide to Foreign Policy, Thucydides, Princeton University Press.

How to Think About War: An Ancient Guide to Foreign Policy, Thucydides, Princeton University Press.
Thucydides intended his account of the clash between classical Greece's mightiest powers (Athens and Sparta) to be a "possession for all time." Today, it remains a foundational work for the study not only of ancient history but also contemporary politics and international...

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Factfulness, Hans Rosling, Sceptre.

Factfulness, Hans Rosling, Sceptre.
An inspiring and revelatory book, filled with lively anecdotes and moving stories. "Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About The World - And Why Things Are Better Than You Think" will change the way we see the world and make you realise things are better than we thought.

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Wild at Heart: Discovering the Secret of a Man's Soul, John Eldredge, Thomas Nelson.

Wild at Heart: Discovering the Secret of a Man's Soul, John Eldredge, Thomas Nelson.
In this provocative book, John Eldredge provides a look inside the true heart of a man which enlightens men to rediscover their masculine heart and gives them permission to be what they were designed to be: dangerous, passionate, alive, and free. Quite a refreshing read in the current state of...

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The Scarlet Pimpernel, Baroness Orczy, Signet.

The Scarlet Pimpernel, Baroness Orczy, Signet.
This novel is a fictional account of the French Revolution. It’s a timeless novel set in 1792. Learn about the reign of terror during that time, when the aristocracy were guillotined routinely. The secret Scarlet Pimpernel comes to the rescue of innocent victims.

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Bomb: The Race to Build--and Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon, Steve Sheinkin, Flash Point .

Bomb: The Race to Build--and Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon, Steve Sheinkin, Flash Point .
With this read, you’ll learn the history of the era and race to make and steal the weapon that changed the modern world.

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The Shoemaker's Wife, Adriana Trigiani, Simon & Schuster.

The Shoemaker's Wife, Adriana Trigiani, Simon & Schuster.
Step into historic Italy with this compelling story of two brothers whose mother becomes ill from depression and leaves them under the care of nuns. They live in a monastery until life takes them on different paths. Women characters are strong in this book, which our book club always applauds.

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Dangerous Games, Keith Morris, Covenant Communications.

Dangerous Games, Keith Morris, Covenant Communications.
An ex-FBI agent protagonist dealing with biological attack and a murder investigation that point at an known terrorist.

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Murder by Design, Betsy Brannon Green, Todd Book Publications.

Murder by Design, Betsy Brannon Green, Todd Book Publications.
A detective story with a woman protagonist and a murder in high southern style.

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Bread and Wine: A Love Letter to Life Around the Table, Shauna Niequist, Zondervan.

Bread and Wine: A Love Letter to Life Around the Table, Shauna Niequist, Zondervan.
Bread & Wine is a collection of essays about family relationships, friendships, and the meals that bring us together. 

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Saving Wild: Inspiration From 50 Leading Conservationists, Lori Robinson.

Saving Wild: Inspiration From 50 Leading Conservationists, Lori Robinson.
This book is full of inspiration and hope. It is an antidote for anyone who suffers from ecological despair over the current state of our planets wildlife and wild places. It recounts fifty of the world’s leading conservationists who have devoted their lives to save some of the most endangered...

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Jacob's Bell, John Snyder, Faith Words.

Jacob's Bell, John Snyder, Faith Words.
Jacob was a successful businessman with a wonderful family---until alcohol took it away. He'd been a homeless widower for 20 years when the Salvation Army helped him transform his life. Now working as a bell ringer, he's befriended by a young girl who---through a series of coincidences---leads him...

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Evergreen, Susan May Warren, Tyndale House.

Evergreen, Susan May Warren, Tyndale House.
As a beautiful blanket of snow transforms the north woods into a winter wonderland, a deep chill settles over John and Ingrid's marriage. With the holidays fast approaching, their only hope of keeping their love evergreen depends on turning the page on the past and embracing a new chapter of their...

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