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April 01
Selected by Dianne from Bass River, Massachusetts
My Senator and Me: A Dog's-Eye View of Washington, D.C.
My Senator and Me: A Dog's-Eye View of Washington, D.C.
by Edward Kennedy and David Small

Dianne's Comments:
"A terrific read by an inspirational patriot." (read more)

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April 02
Selected by Samantha from Vancouver, Washington
Samantha won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $40.
The Better Mousetrap
The Better Mousetrap
by Tom Holt

Samantha's Comments:
"Tom Holt can turn any idea to gold. It's no surprise this new book is both hilarious and a pleasure to read." (read more)


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April 03
Selected by David from Clovis, California
David won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $20.
Boy Electrician
Boy Electrician
by Morgan Alfred P.

David's Comments:
"If you spend time at websites like Makezine.com, Instructables.com, etc. this is a must read....A must have for the low budget home inventor." (read more)


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April 04
Selected by Joyce from Las Vegas, Nevada
Joyce won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $20.
Mother-Daughter Knits: 30 Designs to Flatter and Fit
Mother-Daughter Knits: 30 Designs to Flatter and Fit
by Sally Melville

Joyce's Comments:
"Sally Melville is so helpful and approachable....[I]t is challenging to make sweaters that not only fit, but flatter your body type." (read more)

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April 05
Selected by Azlan from Hunstanton, Norfolk, United Kingdom
The Laws of Simplicity: Design, Technology, Business, Life
The Laws of Simplicity: Design, Technology, Business, Life
by John Maeda

Azlan's Comments:
"This book is fantastic at bringing together the usability aspects of products....I would highly recommend this book to Product managers, UI designers or any commercially aware person/team that is trying to reach customers via a product." (read more)

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April 06
Selected by Shannon from Fresno, CA
Shannon won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $40.
Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs: A Low Culture Manifesto
Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs: A Low Culture Manifesto
by Chuck Klosterman

Shannon's Comments:
"I discovered this book by accident and am so glad I did....The book made me laugh out loud in every chapter." (read more)

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April 07
Selected by Brigitte from Bend, OR
Brigitte won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $20.
Same Kind of Different As Me: A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together
Same Kind of Different As Me: A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together
by Ron Hall and Denver Moore and Lynn Wincent

Brigitte's Comments:
"Wow! A true story, which opens your eyes and especially your heart....This book was selected for our church-wide group study with the theme "choosing to love"; even though people appear to be different on the surface, we may find that they share a common love for one another." (read more)

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April 08
Selected by Ed from Gresham, Oregon
Solar Water Heating: A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Water and Space Heating Systems
Solar Water Heating: A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Water and Space Heating Systems
by Bob Ramlow and Benjamin Nusz

Ed's Comments:
"I am a gearhead, and this book had the depth of the technical details I was seeking, balanced by a well ordered layout and progression. I highly recommend this book to anyone interested in practical solar energy projects." (read more)

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April 09
Selected by Nathan from Portland, Oregon
Nathan won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $40.
Livability: Stories
Livability: Stories
by Jon Raymond

Nathan's Comments:
"This book...is why I love Oregon....Apart from the nail-on-the-head sense of place, the stories are also just good." (read more)

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April 10
Selected by Becky from Denton, Texas
Becky won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $20.
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: The Classic Regency Romance -- Now with Ultraviolent Zombie Mayhem!
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: The Classic Regency Romance -- Now with Ultraviolent Zombie Mayhem!
by Seth Grahame-Smith and Jane Austen

Becky's Comments:
"As you can see, this isn't your traditional Pride and Prejudice. If you're familiar with the original, you'll recognize the basics. ...some of Jane Austen's lovely text...provides an outline for the rest...it's clever and fun. As a comedy, this works. And Pride and Prejudice becomes a page-turner for a whole other reason." (read more)

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April 11
Selected by Mary from Lynden, Washington
Real Ultimate Power: The Official Ninja Book
Real Ultimate Power: The Official Ninja Book
by Robert Hamburger

Mary's Comments:
"This is THE gift for the immature guy in your life: brother, uncle, cousin, boyfriend... I chuckled. I tittered. I made a shocked Ha! noise. I laughed until I couldn't eat anymore without choking... I'm laughing now just thinking about it." (read more)

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April 12
Selected by Tammy from Highlands Ranch, Colorado
The Missionary
The Missionary
by William Carmichael

Tammy's Comments:
"WOW! A fiction lover or not (I usually am not) you will LOVE this book! I couldn't put it down-not even during my favorite show (24). Sorry, Jack Bauer, you didn't have a prayer against this book!.... You'll be surprised at the turn of every page.

....fabulous, just fabulous!" (read more)

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April 13
Selected by Bailey from Augusta, Wisconsin
Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction
Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction
by David Sheff

Bailey's Comments:
"This is a truly inspirational memoir. .... showed the intensity of meth addition and the heart wrenching consequences. ... a beautiful story that I will remember for years to come." (read more)

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April 14
Selected by Troy from Erie, Pennsylvania
It's a Bird...
It's a Bird...
by Steven T. Seagle and Teddy Kristiansen

Troy's Comments:
"This graphic novel is really good in telling ... about life and your inner superman and how superman is like us and how we relate to him .... if you like graphic novels read It's a Bird." (read more)

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April 15
Selected by Nancy from Santa Rosa, California
Nancy won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $100.
Feed
Feed
by M. T. Anderson

Nancy's Comments:
"This is a really good look at advertising and where it is going. Technology and its consequences and what happens to those who try to buck the system. Very disturbing. A great conversation starter!" (read more)

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April 16
Selected by Jennifer from Puyallup, Washington
The Gangster We Are All Looking For
The Gangster We Are All Looking For
by Thi Diem Thuy Le

Jennifer's Comments:
"Get this book, or you will regret it! ... the book builds like a piece of music, with an ending climax that will disappoint no one. It grabs at your heart and tugs until you can see the sun baked streets she describes.... Amazing." (read more)

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April 17
Selected by Marybeth from Mesquite, Texas
The Teammates: A Portrait of Friendship
The Teammates: A Portrait of Friendship
by David Halberstam

Marybeth's Comments:
"....a must-read for any serious baseball fan, especially if you enjoy reading about the old-school players. ....one book I would gladly read over and over." (read more)

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April 18
Selected by Elizabeth from Wilmington, NC
Elizabeth won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $60.
Garden Anywhere: How to Grow Gorgeous Container Gardens, Herb Gardens, Kitchen Gardens and More -- without Spending a Fortune
Garden Anywhere: How to Grow Gorgeous Container Gardens, Herb Gardens, Kitchen Gardens and More -- without Spending a Fortune
by Alys Fowler

Elizabeth's Comments:
"With its beautiful photography and Alys Fowler's fashion, this is one gardening book to get your hands on.....Great book on staking claim to your fistful of dirt, no matter where you live." (read more)

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April 19
Selected by Sydney from The Colony, Texas
Sydney won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $20.
Forged by Fire
Forged by Fire
by Sharon Draper

Sydney's Comments:
"[this book]...has got to be one of the best books I have ever read....nearly brought me to tears. I recommend this book to everyone[.]" (read more)

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April 20
Selected by Jorge from Benton, Arizona
Jorge won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $20.
Last Night
Last Night


Jorge's Comments:
"....great book for children not quite able to read, but eager to pick up a book. They will also be able to use their imagination and put it in their own dialogue." (read more)


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April 21
Selected by Abby from Hohenwald, Tennessee
Romantic Hand Knits: 26 Flirtatious Designs That Flatter Your Figure
Romantic Hand Knits: 26 Flirtatious Designs That Flatter Your Figure
by Annie Modesitt

Abby's Comments:
"This book is perfect for the knitter who wishes to graduate from dorky, bulky sweaters and scarves. I highly recommend it." (read more)

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April 22
Selected by Gregory from Ashland, California
Gregory won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $40.
Patient Zero
Patient Zero
by Jonathan Maberry

Gregory's Comments:
"Be careful picking up this book — make sure you have plenty of time....even if horror is not your thing you might still want to go there.

People who like horror and want to fill in the time till World War Z the movie arrives should give this a whirl....This is the first book of his that I have read of his but it won't be the last...." (read more)

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April 23
Selected by Joanna from Mendon, Utah
Joanna won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $20.
200 Under 200: 200 Recipes Under 200 Calories (Hungry Girl)
200 Under 200: 200 Recipes Under 200 Calories (Hungry Girl)
by Lisa Lillien

Joanna's Comments:
"I love, love, love Hungry Girl's simple, healthy, and ever so creative recipes! They help keep me out of dieting disaster on a regular basis." (read more)

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April 24
Selected by Ute from Nogaret, haut garonne,
Ute won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $20.
The Devil and Miss Prym: A Novel of Temptation (P.S.)
The Devil and Miss Prym: A Novel of Temptation (P.S.)
by Paulo Coelho

Ute's Comments:
"...masterful simplicity...author maintains the level of suspense throughout the story, providing the reader with many roads of thought, options for choices and decisions....probes the choices and inspires the reader, young and old, to judge and reflect on his own decisions, past or future." (read more)

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April 25
Selected by Amy from Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom
The Bone People
The Bone People
by Keri Hulme

Amy's Comments:
"Tragic, beautiful, lonely, inspirational....A keep buying copies to give to friends to spread the word [kind of book]. This book is amazing - please read it." (read more)

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April 26
Selected by Anthony from Portland, Oregon
The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality
The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality
by Brian Greene

Anthony's Comments:
"Brian Greene is a great author who can make even the most cutting edge physics seem simple with a diagram and a description.....[This] is a great book and a good read for anyone who is interested in the state of affairs in the physics community." (read more)

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April 27
Selected by Jill from Arlington, Virginia
Jill won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $60.
The House at Riverton
The House at Riverton
by Kate Morton

Jill 's Comments:
"I was hesitant at first to read this book as I prefer novels of older historical periods....I was quickly engrossed and found myself unable to put it down. The House at Riverton is engaging and absorbing....I look forward to reading more by this author." (read more)

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April 28
Selected by Alfonso from Pedrola, Zaragoza,
Light Warriors
Light Warriors
by Joyce Tenneson

Alfonso's Comments:
"One of the best works of this wonderful photographer was the black and white Contrejour's editorial book Photographs....This is her colorful experience!. Great work!" (read more)

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April 29
Selected by Connie from Webster Springs, West Virgina
Kiss Off: Poems to Set You Free
Kiss Off: Poems to Set You Free
by Mary D. Esselman and Elizabeth Ash Velez

Connie's Comments:
"This was a wonderful book.... I recommend it to anyone who is having trials in their lives." (read more)

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April 30
Selected by Jose from Bakersfield , California
Jose won a Powells.com gift certificate worth $60.
The Lie
The Lie
by Chad Kultgen

Jose's Comments:
"Describing The Lie as Cruel Intentions (movie) times one thousand...does little justice to the originality that is The Lie. Incredible prose writing!" (read more)

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