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From Kennedys to (Rat) Kings: 7 New Releases with a Twist

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This week’s list of new releases is one of the most diverse book suggestions we’ve given so far— full of bold writing and interesting topics.  Some of these are new to print and others are re-issues, re-tellings and new translations. MSNBC Hardball host Chris Matthews returns with a new book on Bobby Kennedy; Wicked author Gregory Macguire invites readers to explore another twist on an old tale; Kate White’s beloved Bailey Weggins reappears; and the first novel from Madagascar has been translated into English. Grab a handful of Halloween candy and treat yourself to one of these new reads. Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit, Chris Matthews The Kennedys have been in the news recently, with the last of the files on…

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Kate Hudson’s ‘Pretty Happy’ Raises Body Image Awareness

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Actress Kate Hudson has been in the spotlight her entire life but never truly felt confident. Now, after two children, Hudson is finally feeling comfortable in her own skin and sharing how important it is to have body image awareness. “It’s never too late to start that process of enjoying what it feels like to feel strong,” Hudson tells ABC News. Not only has Hudson discovered true happiness but she’s sharing what she’s learned over the years in her new book, Pretty Happy: Healthy Ways to Love Your Body (Dey Street Books, February 16, 2016). “It takes a lot of work,” Hudson shares with ABC News. “For me, it’s more about how do you motivate women to want that to…

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