Making Headlines

There are many stories that capture the imagination and that inspire a media sensation. Stories involving lies, betrayal, faked deaths, and other unbelievable events that are absolutely true are profiled in each collection. Exciting topics are dramatically conveyed in order to engage readers and encourage leisure reading.

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    The World's Most Tragic Disasters

    The World's Most Tragic Disasters

    Jeanne Nagle
    They may make great action movies, but in real life big disasters are simply tragic. From the beginning, the earth has experienced devastating natural disasters that have resonated today. Humankind has introduced disasters of its own, caused by machines and chemicals...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766083837
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    The World's Weirdest News Stories

    The World's Weirdest News Stories

    John Albert Torres and Tim Healey
    Thanks to the twenty-four-hour news cycle, today we can learn of big news developments in no time at all. But what about the smaller—and stranger—events that are often overlooked or ignored? This captivating volume offers readers the oddest stories ever to hit the newspapers...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766083776
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    The World's Worst Acts of Brutality

    The World's Worst Acts of Brutality

    Don Rauf and Nigel Cawthorne
    This important volume examines history’s darker side: the massacres, terrorist attacks, ethnic cleansing, and subjugation of races that have taken place throughout the history of humankind. Through examination of acts of brutality such as the Crusades, the Holocaust, the Hutu massacre of the Tutsis in Rwanda, recent terrorist attacks committed by al-Qaeda and ISIS, and many others, readers will be forced to confront the violence that continues to plague the human race...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766083707
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    The World's Worst Mistakes

    The World's Worst Mistakes

    Kathlyn Gay and Nigel Blundell
    History books tend to celebrate the successes, the geniuses, and the breakthroughs that have made our world what it is today. But what about the mistakes? This book examines the blunders and the goof-ups—both miniscule and colossal in scale—many of which have been lost to history...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766083677
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    The World’s Most Shocking Secrets and Mysteries

    The World’s Most Shocking Secrets and Mysteries

    Allan Hall and Kathryn Harrison
    There is no doubt about it: life is full of mystery. This compelling volume allows readers to peer into the uncovering of state and military secrets such as Watergate, North Korea’s purported nuclear bomb testing, and Wikileaks, as well as true crime cases, such as the search for the “Missing Earl.”..Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766083721
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