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March 01
Selected by Connie from Vancouver, Washington
Connie won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $40.
George, Being George: George Plimpton's Life as Told, Admired, Deplored, and Envied by 200 Friends, Relatives, Lovers, Acquaintances, Rivals
George, Being George: George Plimpton's Life as Told, Admired, Deplored, and Envied by 200 Friends, Relatives, Lovers, Acquaintances, Rivals
by Nelson W. Aldrich

Connie's Comments:
"I'm laughing out loud in places as I revel in a lifestyle that, thankfully, I'll never have to take part in....I've always enjoyed George's writings, and I wasn't going to miss this read ABOUT him for the world!" (read more)

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Used - Hardcover
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March 02
Selected by Linda Jane from Oceanside, California
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
by Molly Wizenberg

Linda Jane's Comments:
"I love her voice! She is fresh, funny, and draws one into the kitchen looking frantically for bowls and spoons and ingredients to make whatever dish that she is writing about in hopes that her loveliness will spill into one's own life." (read more)

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Used - Hardcover
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March 03
Selected by Preeti from New Delhi, Delhi, India
The Music Room: A Memoir
The Music Room: A Memoir
by Namita Devidayal

Preeti's Comments:
"I have heard about music giving goosebumps, but this book takes that feeling to a different level altogether....An absolute must for music lovers as well as non music lovers!" (read more)


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March 04
Selected by Margaret from Hillsboro, Oregon
Margaret won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $60.
Shoot the Damn Dog: A Memoir of Depression
Shoot the Damn Dog: A Memoir of Depression
by Sally Brampton

Margaret's Comments:
"Ms. Brampton has done us all a favor in writing with such honesty about so personal a subject." (read more)


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March 05
Selected by Frances from Killaloe, ON, Canada
Frances won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $20.
Wild Feminine: Finding Power, Spirit, & Joy in the Root of the Female Body
Wild Feminine: Finding Power, Spirit, & Joy in the Root of the Female Body
by Tami Lynn Kent

Frances's Comments:
"[I've] had a session with Tami while visiting Portland. She's an amazingly intelligent and gifted healer who uses such innovative and yet ancient ways of helping her clients with their own self-knowledge." (read more)

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Used - Trade Paper
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March 06
Selected by Karen from Portland, Oregon
The Alchemy of Air: A Jewish Genius, a Doomed Tycoon, and the Scientific Discovery That Fed the World But Fueled the Rise of Hitler
The Alchemy of Air: A Jewish Genius, a Doomed Tycoon, and the Scientific Discovery That Fed the World But Fueled the Rise of Hitler
by Thomas Hager

Karen's Comments:
"A book about the discovery and manufacture of synthetic nitrogen? BOR-ing! But it was fascinating and I finished it in a week. Probably anyone who reads histories and biographies will totally dig it." (read more)


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March 07
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All in a Day
All in a Day
by Cynthia Rylant and Nikki McClure

's Comments:
"This simple, yet beautiful book inspires the reader to slow down...and embrace the world. What a lovely book to start the day with for people of all ages." (read more)

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Used - Hardcover
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March 08
Selected by Sarah from Portland, Oregon
Sarah won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $20.
The Paley's Place Cookbook: Recipes and Stories from the Pacific Northwest
The Paley's Place Cookbook: Recipes and Stories from the Pacific Northwest
by Vitaly Paley and Kimberly Paley and Robert Reynolds

Sarah's Comments:
"I am unreservedly in love with Vitaly Paley and his cooking philosophy." (read more)

Your price $24.00
Used - Hardcover
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March 09
Selected by Bev from Toledo, Ohio
Bev won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $20.
American Rust
American Rust
by Philipp Meyer

Bev's Comments:
"[A] story about two young men...who are coming of age in a blue collar Pennsylvania town that has fallen on hard times....This story deals with what happens to us when our dreams are shattered, about true friendship, and the things we do to try to make things right." (read more)


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March 10
Selected by Sam from Tigard, Oregon
No Plot? No Problem! Novel Writing
No Plot? No Problem! Novel Writing
by Chris Baty

Sam's Comments:
"I actually liked it....I have to admit it motivated." (read more)

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March 11
Selected by Esme from London, Essex
Generation Dead
Generation Dead
by Daniel Waters

Esme's Comments:
"I really like this book — the fact that it's a romantic horror story would grab any teenager's attention!" (read more)


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March 12
Selected by Britt from Glastonbury, Connecticut
Britt won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $60.
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
by Jamie Ford

Britt's Comments:
"A wonderful debut novel....This book was an absolute joy to read and will stay with me for a long time!" (read more)

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Used - Hardcover
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March 13
Selected by Fiona from Perth, Washington
Fiona won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $20.
The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog: What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us about Loss, Love, and Healing
The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog: What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us about Loss, Love, and Healing
by Bruce D. Perry and Maia Szalavitz

Fiona's Comments:
"This book gives insight into the world of a child who has experienced early trauma." (read more)


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March 14
Selected by Tanya from Astoria, New York
Tanya won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $20.
The Last Fish Tale: The Fate of the Atlantic and Survival in Gloucester, America's Oldest Fishing Port and Most Original Town
The Last Fish Tale: The Fate of the Atlantic and Survival in Gloucester, America's Oldest Fishing Port and Most Original Town
by Mark Kurlansky

Tanya's Comments:
"Kurlansky always makes me forget I'm reading nonfiction....A great read for anyone who lives near the sea, or has ever cast a fishing rod, or has ever eaten seafood, or has ever breathed air." (read more)

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Used - Hardcover
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March 15
Selected by Yonathan from Little Rock, Arkansas
Yonathan won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $20.
Aunt Dimity Slays the Dragon (Aunt Dimity Mystery)
Aunt Dimity Slays the Dragon (Aunt Dimity Mystery)
by Nancy Atherton

Yonathan's Comments:
"After all the wonderfully entertaining Aunt Dimity books I didn't think an interesting story line remained -- but I was wrong." (read more)

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Used - Hardcover
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March 16
Selected by Corriedawn from Portland, Oregon
Corriedawn won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $20.
The Denim Diet: Sixteen Simple Habits to Get You Into Your Dream Pair of Jeans
The Denim Diet: Sixteen Simple Habits to Get You Into Your Dream Pair of Jeans
by Kami Gray

Corriedawn's Comments:
"I'm going to buy this book for all my girlfriends....[N]ot because they're fat. It is because they are going to love it as much as me and I wouldn't be a good friend if I didn't share, now would I?" (read more)

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Used - Trade Paper
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March 17
Selected by Aaron from Oregon, Ohio
Fall of Frost
Fall of Frost
by Brian Hall

Aaron 's Comments:
"[A] great biography...the language that Brian used was almost as impressive as Frost's." (read more)

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Used - Hardcover
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March 18
Selected by Martha from Portland, Oregon
Base Building for Cyclists: A New Foundation for Endurance and Performance
Base Building for Cyclists: A New Foundation for Endurance and Performance
by Thomas Chapple

Martha's Comments:
"An excellent book for cyclists beginning to train....Chapple includes graphs to illustrate explanations, side bars to explicate various topics, and charts to track training. Very informative. Highly recommended." (read more)

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Used - Trade Paper
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March 19
Selected by C from Little Rock, Arkansas
C won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $60.
Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves
Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves
by Adam Hochschild

C's Comments:
"[A] well-written, readable account of the British movement to end the trade in slaves....Those interested in the US side of the story could consult Ron Chernow's book on Alexander Hamilton." (read more)

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Used - Trade Paper
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March 20
Selected by Craig from Paarl South, Western Cape, South Africa
Craig won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $20.
Renewable Energy Made Easy: Free Energy from Solar, Wind, Hydropower, and Other Alternative Energy Sources
Renewable Energy Made Easy: Free Energy from Solar, Wind, Hydropower, and Other Alternative Energy Sources
by David Craddock and Shane Jordan

Craig's Comments:
"After reading this book I feel a lot more clued up about renewable energy and the options the world has once it runs out of fossil fuels." (read more)

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March 21
Selected by Kathleen from Portland, Oregon
Kathleen won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $20.
The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi, 1857 (Vintage)
The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty: Delhi, 1857 (Vintage)
by William Dalrymple

Kathleen's Comments:
"Fascinating! This book tells the story of the Great Uprising of 1857 in the area around Delhi. The author uncovered a treasure trove of previously unpublished and/or untranslated records and accounts of this time period." (read more)

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New - Trade Paper
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March 22
Selected by Amanda from Portland, Oregon
Amanda won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $20.
Zombie Haiku
Zombie Haiku
by Ryan Mecum

Amanda's Comments:
"I read it from start to finish in one sitting, laughing like an idiot the whole time....Perfect for us horror fans!" (read more)

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March 23
Selected by Christy from Portland, Oregon
Christy won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $20.
American Wife (New York Times Notable Books)
American Wife (New York Times Notable Books)
by Curtis Sittenfeld

Christy's Comments:
"Curtis Sittenfeld...has crafted a novel that will most likely be remembered as a thinly-veiled fictional biography of Laura Bush." (read more)

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March 24
Selected by Mindy from Portland, Oregon
Mindy won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $20.
Early Spring: Waking to a Warming World
Early Spring: Waking to a Warming World
by Amy Seidl

Mindy's Comments:
"This is a really excellent book if you're on the fence with respect to global warming....Seidl's writing is easy, glossy, and entertaining." (read more)

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Used - Hardcover
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March 25
Selected by Jennifer from Portland, Oregon
Go-Go Girls of the Apocalypse
Go-Go Girls of the Apocalypse
by Victor Gischler

Jennifer's Comments:
"I bought this book for the mere fact the review on the front related it to a Quentin Tarantino film and a Christopher Moore book. Boy were they right....I had a hard time pacing myself and not reading it all in one sitting." (read more)

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March 26
Selected by Karen from Portland, Oregon
The Alchemy of Air: A Jewish Genius, a Doomed Tycoon, and the Scientific Discovery That Fed the World But Fueled the Rise of Hitler
The Alchemy of Air: A Jewish Genius, a Doomed Tycoon, and the Scientific Discovery That Fed the World But Fueled the Rise of Hitler
by Thomas Hager

Karen's Comments:
"A book about the discovery and manufacture of synthetic nitrogen? BOR-ing! But it was fascinating and I finished it in a week. Probably anyone who reads histories and biographies will totally dig it." (read more)


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March 27
Selected by Kathy M. from Granger, Indiana
Skim
Skim
by Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki

Kathy M.'s Comments:
"I thought 'Skim' was enjoyable and felt the writing and pictures went well together. Due to mature themes, I would recommend this one for high school and above." (read more)

Your price $10.00
Used - Hardcover
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March 28
Selected by Todd from Portland, Oregon
Ashley Book of Knots
Ashley Book of Knots
by Clifford Ashley

Todd's Comments:
"This is the definitive work in the field. Clifford Ashley spent over a decade researching and writing his book, and it is still the best there is." (read more)

Your price $85.00
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March 29
Selected by Caryn from Port Moody, British Columbia,
Caryn won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $100.
Bones of Faerie
Bones of Faerie
by Janni Lee Simner

Caryn's Comments:
"Excellent story of 15 year old Liza whose sister is born with the signs of magic....There's a faithful cat, and a werewolf, and the soaring Gateway Arch of St. Louis." (read more)

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Used - Hardcover
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March 30
Selected by Andrea from Port St. Lucie, Florida
The Nature of Jade
The Nature of Jade
by Deb Caletti

Andrea's Comments:
"[I]f you like Sarah Dessen books you will love this one....It made me cry, in a good way." (read more)

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Used - Hardcover
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March 31
Selected by Marta from Wapakoneta, Ohio
Marta won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $40.
Mr. & Mrs. Fitzwilliam Darcy: Two Shall Become One
Mr. & Mrs. Fitzwilliam Darcy: Two Shall Become One
by Sharon Lathan

Marta's Comments:
"I had heard from a few people that they thought it was too explicit compared to Jane Austen. Keeping that in mind, I plunged in and I loved it!" (read more)

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