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Shadow Tag
Shadow Tag
by Louise Erdrich
Staff Pick
Louise Erdrich's Shadow Tag is a disturbing, heartbreaking, and mesmerizing portrait of a troubled and intense marriage. Irene and Gil are depicted with psychological nuance and in gorgeous detail; it is impossible not to feel deeply about these... (read more)

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The Horse Boy: A Father's Quest to Heal His Son
The Horse Boy: A Father's Quest to Heal His Son
by Rupert Isaacson
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An extraordinary tale filled with heart, The Horse Boy tells the moving story of the Isaacson family’s quest to heal their son Rowan of autism. An inspiring journey for every reader.... (read more)

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The Uncoupling
The Uncoupling
by Meg Wolitzer
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When the new drama teacher at Eleanor Roosevelt High School stages a production of Aristophanes' Lysistrata, the town of Stellar Plains is never again the same. The town's women are overtaken by a creeping, cold curse; which leads them to completely... (read more)

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Iodine
Iodine
by Haven Kimmel
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Haven Kimmel's gorgeous fourth novel is disturbing and brilliant in equal measure. Iodine is unlike any book I've ever read; woven through with psychoanalyses, dreams, hallucinations, and mythology, you are never sure which version of our narrator's... (read more)

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Peculiar Feeling of Restlessness
Peculiar Feeling of Restlessness
by Amy L. Clark and Elizabeth Ellen and Kathy Fish and Claudia Smith
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This impressive anthology collects four of the best under-the-radar female writers of this decade. Each one presents a section of tight, angular, brave, funny, and innovative flash fictions. Clark writes explosive, playful brain candy. Ellen's work is... (read more)

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Make Loneliness
Make Loneliness
by J. Reuben Appelman
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Appelman is a poet for the ages. Make Loneliness is cool, crazy, hard to categorize.... (read more)

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Knitting It Old School: 43 Vintage-Inspired Patterns
Knitting It Old School: 43 Vintage-Inspired Patterns
by Stitchy McYarnpants and Caro Sheridan
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With Knitting It Old School, you can make your own vintage wear just the way you want, instead of making do with the "as found" aspect of most secondhand-store treasures. The patterns are organized from the 1940s through the 1970s, ending with what seems... (read more)

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The Earth Hums in B Flat
The Earth Hums in B Flat
by Mari Strachan
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Gwennie struggles against her neighbor's death, her teacher's grief, the village gossips, and her mother's bizarre behavior. To escape it all, she flies above the humming earth in her dreams. The Earth Hums in B Flat is a rare find: a superbly written... (read more)

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Roads to Quoz: An American Mosey
Roads to Quoz: An American Mosey
by William L Heat Moon
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Heat-Moon's accounts of his journeys along the byways of the United States are captivating classics. Now, with Roads to Quoz, he revisits the back roads of our country, making yet another well-told American journey.... (read more)

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Happyface
Happyface
by Stephen Emond
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Happyface is like a mature Diary of a Wimpy Kid for angsty high-schoolers. (I know, awesome! I can't believe nobody has done this before... I mean, except Sherman Alexie's Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. But I digress.) This is the kind of... (read more)

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Foundling: Monster Blood Tattoo Book One (Monster Blood Tattoo #01)
Foundling: Monster Blood Tattoo Book One (Monster Blood Tattoo #01)
by D. M. Cornish
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In a world inhabited by monsters and the super-powered humans who hunt them, an young boy comes of age. Not only is the setting as well-crafted as anything by Tolkien or Rowling, but the illustrations that go along with this gripping and sometimes scary... (read more)

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Wall in My Head: Words and Images from the Fall of the Iron Curtain
Wall in My Head: Words and Images from the Fall of the Iron Curtain
by Words Without Borders
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This valuable collection of stories, memoir, poems, images, and reportage from former Soviet Bloc countries gives an intimate glimpse of how life has changed — for better and for worse — since 1989. The texts are visually anchored with images of... (read more)

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How to Live: A Search for Wisdom from Old People (While They Are Still on This Earth)
How to Live: A Search for Wisdom from Old People (While They Are Still on This Earth)
by Henry Alford
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Henry Alford's How to Live is a funny, candid book chock-full of wisdom from fascinating people. You'll want to savor it one remarkable chapter at a time.... (read more)

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Pacific Northwest Reader
Pacific Northwest Reader
by Carl Lennertz
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This terrific book is the second in a new series of anthologies spawned by the success of State by State. In it are tales about the relationship of an author to a state in the Pacific Northwest, written by brilliant writers who also just happen to be... (read more)

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United States of Americana: Backyard Chickens, Burlesque Beauties, and Handmade Bitters: A Field Guide to the New American Roots Movement
United States of Americana: Backyard Chickens, Burlesque Beauties, and Handmade Bitters: A Field Guide to the New American Roots Movement
by Kurt B. Reighley
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If you make your own bitters, dream of owning some chickens, and know what it means to "put up" food, odds are you'll fall in love with Kurt B. Reighley's field guide to the new American roots movement. Covering music, fashion, grooming (welcome back... (read more)

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Black Hills
Black Hills
by Nora Roberts
Staff Pick
I hadn’t read a Nora Roberts novel in several years, and Black Hills was a pleasant surprise. Roberts will never win a Booker or Pulitzer, but no one can deny that she sells books, and Black Hills is an excellent example of why. Strong female... (read more)

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Chuck Klosterman IV: A Decade of Curious People and Dangerous Ideas
Chuck Klosterman IV: A Decade of Curious People and Dangerous Ideas
by Chuck Klosterman
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One of Klosterman's most "dangerous ideas" may be his assertion that Billy Joel is a fantastic songwriter, but, oddly enough, his profile on the singer is not only fascinating, it earned him the wrath of Mr. Joel himself. How ironic! And yet, perhaps not.... (read more)

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Riding Invisible
Riding Invisible
by Sandra Alonzo
Staff Pick
Riding Invisible was so not what I expected it to be, in the best way. The basic premise: A guy runs away from home on his horse and keeps a journal of his "adventure." What I slowly discovered is that this guy is not having an adventure at all; rather... (read more)

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A Widow's Story: A Memoir
A Widow's Story: A Memoir
by Joyce Carol Oates
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Joyce Carol Oates has never been one to shy away from difficult topics. So, when her husband of 47 years unexpectedly died in 2008, she naturally chose to write about her devastating loss. Every bit as moving and heartfelt as Joan Didion's A Year of... (read more)

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Genesis
Genesis
by Bernard Beckett
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Winner of several awards — including the New Zealand Post Book Award — Genesis is a compelling and utterly riveting read set in a post-apocalyptic world. Young Anax has staked her whole future with being accepted into the Academy — the only place... (read more)

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