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Best Bike Rides: Detroit and Ann Arbor by Rob Pulcipher

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Best Bike Rides: Detroit and Ann Arbor by Rob Pulcipher Forty of the greatest recreational rides in the Detroit and Ann Arbor areas are detailed — road rides, rail trails, bike paths, and single-track mountain bike rides all get included. Most rides are in the 5 to 35 mile range, allowing for great afternoon outings and family adventures. Read More »

The Death of Money : the coming collapse of the international monetary system / James Rickards.

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“The international monetary system has collapsed three times in the past hundred years, in 1914, 1939, and 1971. Each collapse was followed by a period of tumult: war, civil unrest, or significant damage to the stability of the global economy. Now James Rickards, the acclaimed author of Currency Wars, shows why another collapse is rapidly approaching–and why this time, nothing ... Read More »

The Demographic Cliff : how to survive and prosper during the Great Deflation of 2014-2019 / Harry S. Dent, Jr..

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“Bestselling author and financial guru Harry Dent shows why we’re facing a decade-long “great deflation”-and what to do about it. Throughout his long career as an economic forecaster, Harry Dent has relied on demographics-the ultimate tool for predicting both big and small trends, decades in advance. Now he explains what’s going to happen to our economy with the accelerating retirements ... Read More »

Last man off : a true story of disaster and survival on the Antarctic seas

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“‘A sinister version of The Perfect Storm. Thrilling’–Sunday Times (UK). There’s nothing that armchair adventure lovers relish more than a gripping true story of disaster and heroism, and Last Man Off delivers all that against a breathtaking backdrop oficebergs and killer whales. On June 6, 1998, twenty-three-year-old Matt Lewis had just started his dream job as a scientific observer aboard ... Read More »

The Lake House by Kate Morton

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The Lake House by Kate Morton “Bestselling storyteller Morton excels in this mystery set against the gothic backdrop of 1930s England … Morton’s plotting is impeccable, and her finely wrought characters, brought together in the end by Sparrow’s investigation, are as surprised as readers will be by the astonishing conclusion”~ Publishers Weekly “A nuanced exploration of family secrets and betrayal ... Read More »

A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson

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A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson For reasons even he didn’t understand, Bill Bryson decided in 1996 to walk the 2,100-mile Appalachian trail. Winding from Georgia to Maine, this uninterrupted ‘hiker’s highway’ sweeps through the heart of some of America’s most beautiful and treacherous terrain. Accompanied by his infamous crony, Stephen Katz, ... Read More »

Who Do You Love by Jennifer Weiner

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Who do You Love by Jennifer Weiner Weiner (All Fall Down) delivers yet another flawless and gripping read with realistic and well-developed characters in her unforgettable love story. With her well-known humor and charm, she conveys the essence of first love, particularly the adage that true love never dies. Complete with a riveting, realistic recounting of 9/11 and a plot ... Read More »