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Small IndiscretionA Small Indiscretion: A Novel
by Jan Ellison

With the brilliant pacing and emotional precision that won Jan Ellison an O. Henry Prize for her first published story, A Small Indiscretion announces a major new voice in suspense fiction as it unfolds a story of denial, obsession, love, forgiveness -- and one woman's reckoning with her own fateful mistakes.
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For astronaut Ron Garan, living on the International Space Station was transformative. If fifteen nations (some of them former enemies) can work together to create and run the most complex structure ever built in space, why can’t we work together to solve our problems on earth? Garan shows how we can all gain this “orbital perspective" to guide and inspire our efforts to build a better world.
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From the acclaimed author Publishers Weekly called "a gifted writer" comes this nail-biting legal thriller in the bestselling tradition of John Grisham and Scott Turow. Filled with suspense, twists, and turns, Losing Faith will captivate legal thriller fans everywhere.
Train to Crystal CityThe Train to Crystal City: FDR's Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America's Only Family Internment Camp during World War II
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The dramatic and never-before-told story of a secret FDR-approved American internment camp in Texas. Combining big-picture World War II history with a little-known event in American history that has long been kept quiet, The Train to Crystal City reveals the war-time hysteria against the Japanese and Germans in America
Robbie Bach
Bach

Robbie Bach, author of Xbox Revisited: A Game Plan for Corporate and Civil Renewal, joined Microsoft in 1988 and over the next twenty-two years worked in various marketing, general management, and business leadership roles, including working on the successful launch and expansion of Microsoft Office. As Chief Xbox Officer, he led the creation and development of the Xbox business, including the launch of the Xbox and the highly popular successor product, Xbox 360. He retired from Microsoft in 2010 as the President of the Entertainment and Devices Division.

In his new role as civic engineer, Robbie currently serves on the national board of governors for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and was the chairman of the board from 2009-10. He is also a board member of the United States Olympic Committee, Sonos Inc, Brooks Running Clubs, the Space Needle Inc., and local chapters of Boys and Girls Clubs and Year Up. Robbie is a regular guest lecturer at universities across the country and frequently writes on business and civic issues. All profits from his writing and speaking activities are donated to charity. (See www.RobbieBach.com for more information.)

Robbie received an MBA from Stanford University and his bachelor's degree in economics from the University of North Carolina where he was a Morehead Scholar and named a first team Academic All-American on Tar Heel's tennis team.

He currently resides in Medina, Washington with his wife, Pauline, and their three children.

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Sean Grover
Grover

Sean Grover, LCSW, author of When Kids Call the Shots, has worked in child development and adult psychotherapy for 20 years, and maintains one of the largest private group therapy practices in the U.S. He has been quoted in Newsweek, New York Magazine, NPR, and elsewhere about parent-child relationships.

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