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  • Still Just a Geek

    An Annotated Memoir

    by Wil Wheaton ...
    A New York Times bestseller!Celebrated actor, personality, and all-around nerd, Wil Wheaton updates his memoir of collected blog posts with all new material and annotations as he reexamines one of the most interesting lives in Hollywood and fandom--and now for the first time in audio, narrated by Wil himself!From starring in Stand by Me to playing Wesley Crusher on Star Trek: The Next Generation ... Read more

    $10.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • A morte é um dia que vale a pena viver

    E um excelente motivo para se buscar um novo olhar para a vida

    Sobre a arte de ganhar existem muitas lições, mas e sobre a arte de perder? Ninguém quer falar a respeito disso, mas a verdade é que passamos muito tempo da vida em grande sofrimento quando perdemos bens, pessoas, realidades, sonhos.Saber perder é a arte de quem conseguiu viver plenamente o que ganhou um dia.Em 2012, Ana Claudia Quintana Arantes deu uma palestra ao TED que rapidamente viralizou, ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • From Strength to Strength

    Finding Success, Happiness, and Deep Purpose in the Second Half of Life

    The roadmap for finding purpose, meaning, and success as we age, from bestselling author, Harvard professor, and the Atlantic's happiness columnist Arthur Brooks.Many of us assume that the more successful we are, the less susceptible we become to the sense of professional and social irrelevance that often accompanies aging. But the truth is, the greater our achievements and our attachment to them, ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Rules for Aging

    A Wry and Witty Guide to Life

    Rule #1: It doesn’t matter. One of USA Today’s Best Self-Help Books of the Year: “Hilarious.” —PeoplePrize-winning essayist Roger Rosenblatt has commented on some of the most important trends and events of our time in insightful columns in Time and discerning commentaries on PBS**Newshour with Jim Lehrer. But at the dawn of a new millennium, Roger found himself facing an issue that he couldn’t ... Read more

    $9.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Courageous Aging

    Your Best Years Ever Reimagined

    by Dr. Ken Druck ...
    “An inspirational guide for aging with confidence packed with insight and wisdom for living life to its fullest. A must read” (John Gray, author of Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus).When it comes to getting older, there are so many destructive and limiting myths, biases, stereotypes, and misconceptions. In this book, Dr. Ken Druck, drawing on both his personal and professional experience, ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $1.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A Bittersweet Season

    Caring for Our Aging Parents--and Ourselves

    by Jane Gross ...
    Just a few of the vitally important lessons in caring for your aging parent—and yourself—from Jane Gross in A Bittersweet SeasonAs painful as the role reversal between parent and child may be for you, assume it is worse for your mother or father, so take care not to demean or humiliate them.Avoid hospitals and emergency rooms, as well as multiple relocations from home to assisted living facility ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Holding the Net

    Caring for My Mother on the Tightrope of Aging

    A choice for Best Caregiving Book of 2017, this poignant and timely memoir was also named American Book Fest’s 2017 Best Book Award Winner for Autobiography/Memoir. Even with her professional background as former hospice consultant who studied aging, illness, and the intricacies of the healthcare system, Melanie Merriman found the real-life experience of caring for her mother ... Read more

    $9.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Island Romance

    by Lilac Mills ...
    Let yourself be whisked away to sun-spangled Tenerife. Includes all three books in the gorgeously uplifting Island Romance series; Sunrise on the Coast, Holiday in the Hills and Sunset on the Square.Sunrise on the Coast: Struggling to come to terms with the loss of her mother, Sophie needs to get away from it all. On a much-needed break to Tenerife, she stumbles across a Help Wanted sign for local ... Read more

    $6.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Good Caregiver

    A One-of-a-Kind Compassionate Resource for Anyone Caring for an Aging Loved One

    A survival guide with an insider's perspective, for the millions of unprepared caregivers of aging loved ones.As Americans are living longer, an unprecedented number of people now require long-term care during their last years. More than 15 million adult children now care for their elderly parents, and unsuspecting caregivers are usually unprepared financially, emotionally, and practically for the ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Love After 50

    How to Find It, Enjoy It, and Keep It

    A comprehensive and intimate guide to finding, keeping, and enjoying love after fifty, the best kind of love there is.Studies keep showing that love after fifty is more satisfying than at any other stage in life, and it makes sense: at this stage, you are more emotionally stable and more focused on the present; you know what you absolutely have to have, but also what you can live without; ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • A Dignified Life

    The Best Friends™ Approach to Alzheimer's Care: A Guide for Care Partners

    More than 5 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer's disease or a related form of dementia. By the year 2030, experts estimate that as many as 66 million people around the world will be faced with this life-altering disease. Unfortunately, these staggering statistics impact millions of caregivers, too. Compared with all types of caregivers, those who assist someone with dementia ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • In the Early Times

    A Life Reframed

    by Tad Friend ...
    **In this “dazzling” (John Irving) memoir, acclaimed New Yorker staff writer Tad Friend reflects on the pressures of middle age, exploring his relationship with his dying father as he raises two children of his own.“How often does a memoir build to a stomach-churning, I-can’t-breathe climax in its final pages? . . . Brilliant, intensely moving.”—William Finnegan, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $9.99 USD

  • The Middle Place

    "The Middle Place is about calling home. Instinctively. Even when all the paperwork -- a marriage license, a notarized deed, two birth certificates, and seven years of tax returns -- clearly indicates you're an adult, but all the same, there you are, clutching the phone and thanking God that you're still somebody's daughter."For Kelly Corrigan, family is everything.At thirty-six, she had a ... Read more

    $9.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Too Close to Me

    The Middle-Aged Consequences of Revealing A Child Called "It"

    by Dave Pelzer ...
    The #1 New York Times–bestselling author and child abuse survivor reveals the challenges that he still faces as an adult, as a husband, and as a father.In the blockbuster autobiography A Child Called “It”, Dave Pelzer shared the story of his childhood—one of the most dramatic and extreme stories of child abuse ever prosecuted in the state of California. As a child, Pelzer was beaten, starved, and ... Read more

    $2.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Alzheimer's Disease Caregiver's Handbook

    What to Remember When They Forget

    When a loved one shows signs of dementia or Alzheimer's disease, you will face challenges for which you feel ill-equiped. Dozens of decisions will need to be made:* Can Mom live by herself safely? If not, what if she refuses to leave her home?* When do I need to take away the car keys and checkbook?* How do I deal with her obstinate refusal to take a bath or go to the doctor?* Should I correct her ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • The Twenty

    One Woman’s Trek Across Corsica on the GR20 Trail

    Great for fans of: Suzanne Roberts’s Almost Somewhere, Juliana Buhring’s This Road I Ride.Marianne Bohr and her husband, about to turn sixty, are restless for adventure. They decide on an extended, desolate trek across the French island of Corsica—the GR20, Europe’s toughest long-distance footpath—to challenge what it means to grow old. Part travelogue, part buddy story, part memoir, The Twenty is ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Bettyville

    A Memoir

    **NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD“A beautifully crafted memoir, rich with humor and wisdom.” —Will Schwalbe, author of The End of Your Life Book Club“The idea of a cultured gay man leaving New York City to care for his aging mother in Paris, Missouri, is already funny, and George Hodgman reaps that humor with great charm. But then he plunges deep, ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Leap!

    What Will We Do with the Rest of Our Lives?

    by Sara Davidson ...
    Thirty years ago, Sara Davidson wrote the phenomenal bestseller Loose Change, the definitive book about the boomer generation’s coming-of-age. Now this witty social observer has again turned her discerning eye to her contemporaries, with Leap!, a no-holds-barred, illuminating, and hopeful look at the choices and challenges we face and the roads open to us.For many years Davidson earned a living as ... Read more

    $9.99 USD $7.99 USD

  • More Than Sympathy

    Essential Advice on Funerals, Money, Family, and Grief After the Death of a Loved One

    Making sensible decisions during a time of grief is never easy. Losing a husband, wife, father, mother, child or another near and dear person forces you to make a multitude of decisions, some large and life-changing, some small but emotionally charged. And if substantial amounts of money or conflicting wishes of friends and relatives are involved, making arrangements can become overwhelming.More ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer

    A Novella

    A little book with a big heart—from the New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove and Anxious People.“I read this beautifully imagined and moving novella in one sitting, utterly wowed, wanting to share it with everyone I know.” —Lisa Genova, bestselling author of Still AliceFrom the New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove, My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry, ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Are Your Prescriptions Killing You?

    How to Prevent Dangerous Interactions, Avoid Deadly Side Effects, and Be Healthier with Fewer Drugs

    In an epidemic of overmedication, who can you turn to for help?You most certainly know someone whose life depends on the prescription drugs they take: it may be your husband, who takes sleeping pills to counteract the anxiety his heart medications cause him, or it may be your aging father, who takes upwards of twenty pills a day for everything from arthritis to high blood pressure. But we’ve all ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Kitchen Is Closed

    And Other Benefits of Being Old

    by Sandra Butler ...
    In her eighties, Sandra Butler does not identify as elderly. Or mature. She's neither plucky nor a burden, and she's not over any hills. She's old, and she's ready to reclaim that word.In this funny and intensely personal collection of essays, Butler chronicles her experience moving from aging to old, remembering and forgetting all the wrong things, feeling frustrated with technology, keeping up ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Making Marriage Happy

    Hard-Won Wisdom from Real Couples

    "In our culture, marriage takes a beating with more negative profiles than positive. But Claire Vande Polder teases out heartwarming stories that illustrate how real couples navigate year in and year out living together as one. It's not about fairy tales but what it takes to build a foundation of friendship that helps endure the ups and downs of married life."--Michelle Singletary, The Washington ... Read more

    $9.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Breathe and Grow Rich

    by Tom Goode ...
    Breathe and Grow Rich is the result of over 30 years of research and results in private practice, workshops and seminars. It is about your health, wealth and joy. It offers new ideas, approaches and techniques to enrich your life. ... Read more

    $9.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus