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1.Wool Trilogy by Hugh Howey

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Howey’s Wool Trilogy began with a short story he self-published through Amazon.  He decided to expand on the series and eventually sold it to Simon and Schuster for half a million dollars.  He also sold the film rights to the series.

2.Still Alice by Lisa Genova

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Genova self-published Still Alice through iUniverse.  In 2009 it was reissued by Simon and Schuster.  Since then it has been translated into twenty languages, been on the New York Times Bestsellers list for over forty weeks, and been made into an Academy Award winning film starring Julianne Moore.

3.The Joy of Cooking by Irma Rombauer

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