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The Inevitable: Contemporary Writers Confront Death
The Inevitable: Contemporary Writers Confront Death
by David Shields and Bradford Morrow
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You are going to die. If that incontrovertible fact bums you out, you may want to read The Inevitable, which contains 20 essays about death that are alternately funny, sad, enlightening, and fascinating. The book doesn't pretend to have the the answers... (read more)

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Danger!
Danger!
by DK Publishing
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In Danger!, turning the page is like stumbling across a new website; each is filled with freaky, petrifying factoids from science, nature, and history. Perfect for fact-seeking youngsters ages 8 to 12!... (read more)

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The Sluts
The Sluts
by Dennis Cooper
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Dennis Cooper's The Sluts is addictive in a very disturbing way; it creates as much self-reflection as it does analysis of the characters and their fantasies. The sex described is brutal and graphic and unreal and maybe none of it ever happens and maybe... (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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Mixed-Media Dollhouses: Techniques and Ideas for Doll-Size Assemblages
Mixed-Media Dollhouses: Techniques and Ideas for Doll-Size Assemblages
by Tally Oliveau
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This is the first altered-art book I've found that focuses solely on dollhouses. Before I discovered this book, I had a couple of shoe boxes and some decorative paper staring at me. I've since begun sketching plans and gathering items for a roof... (read more)

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Riding Invisible
Riding Invisible
by Sandra Alonzo
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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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The Fates Will Find Their Way
The Fates Will Find Their Way
by Hannah Pittard
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Told through melodic, purposeful prose from a first-person-plural perspective, Hannah Pittard's stunning debut novel is an eerie, perfectly pitched recounting of adolescence that skillfully captures the blurred line between the tangible and the imagined.... (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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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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When Gravity Fails
When Gravity Fails
by George Alec Effinger
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If you are a fan of cyberpunk and you haven't read When Gravity Falls, buy it now. In the near future, America, Europe, and East Asia have fallen to barbarism, and the Muslim world has become dominant. Personality-modifying cybernetics are commonplace... (read more)

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Julie and Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously (Movie Tie-in)
Julie and Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously (Movie Tie-in)
by Julie Powell
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Finally, someone willing to admit just how dirty a kitchen can get! Powell's story is at once a comic tale of struggling to find one's balance in the adult world, and a witty exploration of why — and how — we cook. Gastronomes, as well as those more... (read more)

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Mao: The Unknown Story
Mao: The Unknown Story
by Jung Chang and Jon Halliday
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Including previously unreleased details of Mao's relationship with Stalin, this astonishing look at the father of Communist China is engrossing as well as horrifying — truly an eye-opener.... (read more)

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Sugar Would Not Eat It
Sugar Would Not Eat It
by Emily Jenkins
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You don't have to be a cat enthusiast to enjoy Sugar Would Not Eat It, a delightful book about a boy, his new kitten, and a slice of chocolate cake. A humorous and charming read. Recommended for children four and up, and for cat lovers everywhere.... (read more)

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Unsaid
Unsaid
by Neil Abramson
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A ghost story, a love story, and a pet tale, Unsaid is raw, heartbreaking, and beautiful. While I read it, I felt as if every pet I've ever loved and lost was sitting by my side. Uplifting and bittersweet, it left me in tears, as only the best books will... (read more)

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A Death in Belmont (P.S.)
A Death in Belmont (P.S.)
by Sebastian Junger
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An absorbing crime story about the Boston stranglings, Junger's exceptional narrative re-examines the killings of the early '60s, with a focus on one murder not associated with Albert DeSalvo, the convicted serial killer. A disturbing story on many... (read more)

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