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These Superhero TV Shows Are Definitely Worth the Binge

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It’s a good time to be a superhero geek: Marvel movies rule the theaters and caped heroes are popping up all over our television sets. And New York Comic Con’s Super Week begins October 5! The fall 2015 TV season is introducing a whole bunch of superhero shows, including Supergirl, Mondays at 8:30 on CBS, and Jessica Jones, coming to Netflix November 20. And who could forget Legends of Tomorrow, a spin-off of Arrow and The Flash, coming in 2016? We can’t wait to watch all these costume-clad heroes fight their way across our screens. But while we’re patiently waiting for our new favorites to air, we’ll just be over here bingeing on our old favorite superheroes. Here are three…

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Emily V. Gordon Wants You to Find Your Personal Bat Signal and Superpowers

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Look—up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s—the last person in the world you would have suspected of being a super hero. Just who is this amazing being? Who lies behind this hero’s mysterious secret identity? You can answer that question by looking in the mirror, says Emily V. Gordon, author of Super You: Release Your Inner Super Hero (Seal Press; September 29, 2015). In the book, Gordon, a writer, producer, and former couples and family therapist (but no relation to Commissioner James Gordon), shows readers how to reach their full heroic potential. And no, that doesn’t mean that we’ll be foiling bank robberies or fighting off hordes of invading aliens. It means that readers will learn…

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‘Life is Good’ Book Wants You to Enjoy the Ride

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It may be the quintessential American success story. But for entrepreneurs, clothing manufacturers and authors Bert and John Jacobs, their business plan, their brand and their very lifestyle boils down to three simple words: Life is Good. With those three words, the Jacobs brothers stumbled upon not just success and a $100 million clothing company—they found the principle that governs their lives. And, they say, if you let this kind of optimism govern yours, you can live a life of better health, resilience and fun. Life is Good, The Book: How to Live with Purpose and Enjoy the Ride (National Geographic Books, September 2015) is not simply the story of how the Jacobs brothers turned $78 and a used minivan…

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