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Deal: What I Cannot Change by LeAnn Rimes! for $10

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The book What I Cannot Change is an elegant counterpart to the song that will include an introduction by LeAnn Rimes, lyrics, photographs, stories from people who have experienced their own journeys of change, and an accompanying CD.

• Signed hardcover edition of What I Cannot Change by LeAnn Rimes.

• Perk: CD with an exclusive version of "What I Cannot Change."

• Free shipping. Offer available in the US only. Please allow two weeks for delivery.

Purchase your copy here.

Holiday Gift Guide Idea: Half Price Books Gift Cards

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I have been asked what I would like for the holidays and one thing on my list is a gift card to Half Price Books. I'm an avid reader, so I can always use more books. They also have movies, CDs, video games and more!

I did not receive any form of compensation for this post.

Hot Water by Erin Brockovich: Chapter 1

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Hot Water by Erin Brockovich: Chapter 1
By Erin Brockovich with CJ Lyons,
Author of Hot Water
Summer in the mountains of West Virginia has a magic of its own, like a fairy tale come true. For me, it was a fairy tale paid for with blood.

It was August. After five months back home in Scotia (population 864) I'd just about gotten used to folks looking away from me and mumbling about how I'd gotten the man I loved killed and almost got my dad and son killed and just about drowned the entire valley in toxic sludge.

"That's AJ Palladino," they'd say, crossing to the other side of the street as I passed, in case I rubbed off on them. "Yeah, that AJ Palladino."

I ignored them. Didn't much care what people said about me as long as they didn't take it out on my nine-year-old, David. And, I have to admit, Scotia did treat David like the hero his dad had once been. They embraced him despite his two disabilities (or abilities, depending on your…