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Net Impact
Donald J. Bingle

Getting Sassy
D. C. Brod*

The Lost Scroll
C. R. Doebler

The Darkness Within
Rachel Gies

A Rude Awakening
Edward J. Herdrich

High Hay
James L. Jezl

Gene McCormick

Life Force Preserve
Courtney Leigh Pahlke

Patrick Parks

Casey Quinn and Petrina Collins

My Occasional Torment
Bee Robb

Questing for Dragons
Len Robertson

The Widow’s Son
Bruce Steinberg*

The Driveway Doctors
Donald Tobolski

Sunny Hill
Keith Wagner



Bitter or Better: Crushing Life's Losses Into Victories
Thomas H. Sutter  158.1 SUT

24 Ways to Meditate Through Your Day
Kerry Nenn* 248.4 NEN

One Father: Healing for the Human Family
Carl King  277.300899 KIN

Classic Myths to Read Aloud
William F. Russell  292.13 RUS

Today's Inspired Latina. Volume II: Life Stories of Success in the Face of Adversity
Nydia Monarrez  305.48868 TOD

A Chocolate Spirit: a Story of Friendship and Racial Understanding
Jennifer Stoner  305.8 STO

The Newlywed Year: 52 Ideas for Building a Love that Lasts
Jay Payleitner*  306.81 PAY

Dads Behaving Dadly: 67 Truths, Tears and Triumphs of Modern Fatherhood
Al Watts  306.8742 DAD

Operation VFW Memories
Austin Rose  355 ROS

What the Flip Jipity?
John S. Beardsley  355.1334 BEA

Luck Is a Talent
Gary V. Johnson 364.1523 JOH

The True Nature of Healing: A Surgeon’s Soul Journey
Marilyn Mitchell 615.5 MIT

Tatsimou, Hold On!: A Memoir
Andrea Cladis* 616.85262 CLA

From the Fire into the Garden: A Healing Journey
Deborah Marqui 616.994 MAR

Exercise Therapy and the Cancer Patient: A Guide for Health Care Professionals and Their Patients
Howard Stidwill  616.99406 STI

Midwest Cottage Gardening
Fran Manos  635.90977 MAN

Beer: What to Drink Next
Michael Larson  641.23 LAR

The Joy of Sharing: A Collection of Recipes
641.5 JOY

Recipes and Remembrances from St. Charles, Illinois: A Collection
641.597732 REC

Teen World Confidential
Kim Cook  649.125 COO

Taboo Business Questions: What's Haunting Every Entrepreneur's Growth
Matt Wilhelmi  658.11 WIL

Marketing Chomp: Powerful Modern Marketing to Grow Your Business Now
Leah Hoppes*  658.8 HOP

Leading in Retail: The Humor and Art of Retail Leadership
Brian Travilla  658.87 TRA

Chicago Architecture and Design
Jay Pridmore  720.977311 PRI

Reflections: The Art of Bert Hoddinott Jr.
Bert Hoddinott Jr.  759.13 HOD

The Least Little Thing: Poems  
Mark David Mitchell  811.54 MIT

The Collected Works of Theophil Camiel Baert
Phil Baert 811.6 BAE

Vinnytsia: ...Waiting for You: An Introduction to the City
Michael A. Dixon 914.778 DIX

Good Old Neon: Signs You're in Chicago
Nick Freeman  917.7311 FRE

50 State Odyssey from Sea to Shining Sea
Paul M. Ingevaldson  917.3 ING

Tomorrow Will Be a Better Day: An Immigrant's Memoir
Ramesh Babulal Shah  973.04914 SHA

Flora’s Child
Sylvia Wennlund B WENNLUND



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Steven L. Layne*  PB ME VALUES LAY

The True Tale of Dasher

Women of Steel and Stone: 22 Inspirational Architects, Engineers, and Landscape Designers
Anna M. Lewis*  J 720 LEW


*Have written more than one book


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