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Where the Wild Things Are
Where the Wild Things Are
by Maurice Sendak
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We all hold our favorite childhood books dear, but there's a reason Where the Wild Things Are is one of the most beloved picture books of all time. Of course it's about Maurice Sendak's whimsy, his spare poetry, his imagination. Of course it's about his... (read more)

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Robopocalypse
Robopocalypse
by Daniel H. Wilson
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Robopocalypse is mesmerizing and explosive. Underlining the uncertainty, violence, and fear surrounding cataclysmic events involving rogue technology, Daniel Wilson has skillfully incorporated a tenderness and fragility into the robot monstrosities. This... (read more)

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Lit: A Memoir (P.S.)
Lit: A Memoir (P.S.)
by Mary Karr
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The best way I can describe this work is to say that it's absolutely delicious. More than a mere memoir, this fascinating jewel contains universal truths, with delicate and elegant phrasing, and, despite the subject matter, there's no sense of frivolous... (read more)

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On Immunity: An Inoculation
On Immunity: An Inoculation
by Eula Biss
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This slim foray into the contentious world of vaccination is courageous and stunning. In the book's introduction, Biss explains that her project began as an anxious new mother's research into the pros and cons of childhood inoculation, and ballooned into... (read more)

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Codex: A Novel
Codex: A Novel
by Lev Grossman
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This clever literary thriller concentrates on a series of incidents that appear straightforward but grow more and more complicated as our protagonist's mission to track down an ancient codex runs eerily parallel to a virtual reality game he's become... (read more)

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The Nimrod Flipout: Stories
The Nimrod Flipout: Stories
by Etgar Keret
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These stories are just so wonderfully strange! Keret stands with Tom Robbins in the arena of bold and brazen quirkiness. With a blend of humor and pathos, he offers us slices of life seen from oblique angles, so that the mundane... never is.... (read more)

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Harold and the Purple Crayon (Purple Crayon Books)
Harold and the Purple Crayon (Purple Crayon Books)
by Crockett Johnson
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A wonderful first book for your baby, this wordless picture book is about a little boy with a purple crayon, and as he draws across the page the illustrations come to life. When I "read" this book to my babies, I saw their eyes following the purple line.... (read more)

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The Signature of All Things
The Signature of All Things
by Elizabeth Gilbert
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Now that the excitement over Eat, Pray, Love has finally subsided, readers can focus their attention on Gilbert's tremendous literary talents. This exquisitely written historical novel will thrill everyone who's been awaiting her return to fiction, as... (read more)

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Code Name Verity
Code Name Verity
by Elizabeth Wein
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In this tale of friendship, war, and early women's aeronautics, "Verity" has been captured by the Nazis while attempting espionage in France during World War II. This story is her confession. She swears she is telling the truth, but she also admits that... (read more)

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (Book 9)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (Book 9)
by Jeff Kinney
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What could be worse than being stuck in a car with the Heffleys on a long road trip? Will Greg survive his parents, Rodrick, and Manny? This ninth book detailing Jeff Kinney's laugh-out-loud adventures will surely make you appreciate your next boring car... (read more)

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Fourth of July Creek
Fourth of July Creek
by Smith Henderson
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An enjoyable summer read — deeply textured story, characters that bear out their frail existence, and great writing.... (read more)

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Poems New and Collected
Poems New and Collected
by Wislawa Szymborska
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One of only 13 women to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature (out of 111 total laureates), Polish poet Wisława Szymborska (pronounced vees-WAH-vah shim-BOR-ska) was awarded the world's highest literary honor in 1996. A career-spanning work that... (read more)

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #5)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #5)
by Jeff Kinney
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In The Ugly Truth, our intrepid middle-school hero faces one of life's most awkward challenges: puberty! Ack! Full of humor and heart, this latest installment in the Wimpy Kid series is sure to please Jeff Kinney's legion of fans.... (read more)

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Down and Out in Paris and London
Down and Out in Paris and London
by George Orwell
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After graduating from Eton and serving five years as a member of the Imperial Police in Burma, George Orwell went slumming. Determined to overcome his inherited middle class mores, Orwell lived in abject poverty as a dishwasher and a vagrant. Down and... (read more)

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The Black Stallion (Black Stallion #01)
The Black Stallion (Black Stallion #01)
by Walter Farley
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My all-time favorite horse series as a child, The Black Stallion is brimming with plucky heros, cantankerous horse trainers, daring deeds, exotic adventure, and fast horses. I highly recommend it for the any horse-crazed ten-year-old.... (read more)

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The History of Love: A Novel
The History of Love: A Novel
by Nicole Krauss
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In this brilliant work on love and loss, two stories, past and present, merge. With compassion and humor, Nicole Krauss writes a beautiful and incredibly imaginative novel, delivering readers through twists and turns to arrive at a wholly satisfying... (read more)

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The Little Prince
The Little Prince
by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
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There are always books that we won't read for various reasons. Maybe it has to do with the genre or the author, or the person who recommended it, but for whatever reason, certain books just don't appeal to us. This was true for me when it came to The... (read more)

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No One Belongs Here More Than You: Stories
No One Belongs Here More Than You: Stories
by Miranda July
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Is there a creative project Miranda July can't conquer? If you've jealously posed this question before reading her fiction, stay away from the new collection. No One Belongs Here More Than You will only embitter you further. It's not enough for July to... (read more)

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How We Became Human: New and Selected Poems 1975-2001
How We Became Human: New and Selected Poems 1975-2001
by Joy Harjo
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Joy Harjo's poems call to her sisters, her brothers, and the earth collectively and invite them to reveal and release a woven energy. This collection offers a twenty-six-year glimpse into an amazing span of achievements.... (read more)

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Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures
Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures
by Kate DiCamillo and K.G. Campbell
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In her new novel, Kate DiCamillo once again weaves an enchanting tale, this time involving an eccentric squirrel and Flora, a true cynic. A story filled with warmth, hope, change, and magic, featuring full-page graphic-style illustrations, Flora and... (read more)

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