Bestsellers Collection

Located on the first floor, the bestsellers collection contains more than 350 items including works of fiction, non-fiction, graphic novels, and titles from best selling authors.  This collection is available to the whole Upstate community with a loan time of 3-weeks.

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#1 Final gifts : understanding the special awareness, needs, and communications of the dying / M...
Callanan, Maggie.
Book. 221 p.
New York, NY : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2012, ©1992.
221 p. ; 22 cm.
"In this moving and compassionate book, hospice nurses Maggie Callanan and Patricia Kelley share their intimate experiences with patients at the end of life, drawn from more then twenty years experience tending the terminally ill."--Page 4 of cover.

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#2 A hidden wholeness : the journey toward an undivided life : welcoming the soul and weaving co...
Palmer, Parker J.
Book. xiii, 208 p.
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, ©2004.
xiii, 208 p. ; 22 cm.
At a time when many of us seek ways of working and living that are more resonant with our souls, this book offers insight into our condition and guidance for finding what we seek, within ourselves and with each other.

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#3 Die wise : a manifesto for sanity and soul / Stephen Jenkinson.
Jenkinson, Stephen.
Book. xiii, 396 p.
xiii, 396 p. ; 23 cm.
"Die Wise does not offer seven steps for coping with death. It does not suggest ways to make dying easier. It pours no honey to...son's message is not one of despair--he believes learning to love death is in fact one of the most direct ways to love life"--

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#4 What happened / Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Clinton, Hillary Rodham, author.
Book. xiv, 494 p.
xiv, 494 p. ; 24 cm.
Hillary Rodham Clinton reveals what she was thinking and feeling during one of the most controversial and unpredictable preside...ppened is the story of that campaign and its aftermath -- both a deeply intimate account and a cautionary tale for the nation.

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#5 The bright hour : a memoir of living and dying / Nina Riggs.
Riggs, Nina, author.
Book. 310 p.
310 p. ; 23 cm.
"Built on her wildly popular Modern Love column, 'When a Couch is More Than a Couch' (9/23/2016), a breathtaking memoir of livi...great granddaughter of Ralph Waldo Emerson, mother to two young boys, wife of 16 years, after her terminal cancer diagnosis"--

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#6 How to get the death you want : a practical and moral guide / John Abraham.
Abraham, John (Episcopal priest), author.
Book. 192 p.
192 p. ; 23 cm.
"This book serves as a manual of death education that will help patients and their advocates to decide how they wish their lives to end, with practical and legal information to achieve that goal."--

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#7 The underground railroad : a novel / Colson Whitehead.
Whitehead, Colson, 1969- author.
Book. 306 p.
306 p. ; 25 cm.
"Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Undergroun...Forced to flee again, Cora embarks on a harrowing flight, state by state, seeking true freedom"--From publisher's description.

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#8 Milk and honey / Rupi Kaur.
Kaur, Rupi, author.
Book. 204 p.
204 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Milk and honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. About the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, and fem...most bitter moments in life and finds sweetness in them because there is sweetness everywhere if you are just willing to look.

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#9 And every morning the way home gets longer and longer : a novella / Fredrik Backman ; transla...
Book. 76 p.
76 p. : ill. (col.) ; 19 cm.
Grandpa and Noah are sitting on a bench in a square that keeps getting smaller every day. The square is strange but also famili...e confusing all the time. And here is where they will learn to say goodbye, the scent of hyacinths in the air, nothing to fear

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#10 Beartown : a novel / Fredrik Backman ; translated by Neil Smith.
Backman, Fredrik, 1981- author.
Book. 418 p.
418 p. ; 25 cm.
"From the New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove, My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She's Sorry, and Britt-Mar...etly insightful story, he explores what can happen when we carry the heavy weight of other people's dreams on our shoulders"--


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