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New Arrivals
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Kitchen, Home, and Garden
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Introduction to Permaculture
Introduction to Permaculture
by Bill Mollison
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Written to introduce readers to Permaculture concepts and design strategies. Topics include: energy efficient site analysis, planning and design methods, house placement, design for temperate, dry-land and tropical regions, urban Permaculture garden... (read more)

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Gifts under $10
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American Gods
American Gods
by Neil Gaiman
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Shadow is a man with a past. But now he wants nothing more than to live a quiet life with his wife and stay out of trouble. Until he learns that she's been killed in a terrible accident.Flying home for the funeral, as a violent storm rocks the plane, a... (read more)

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Used - Mass Market

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Mystery, Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror
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Under the Skin
Under the Skin
by Michel Faber
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Now a Major Motion Picture Starring Scarlett Johansson   "A wonderful book - painful, lyrical, frightening, brilliant . . . I couldn't put it down." -- Kate Atkinson   "The fantastic is so nicely played against the day-to-day that one feels... (read more)

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Adult Games
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Monty Python Fluxx
Monty Python Fluxx
by Todd Cameron Hamilton
Synopsis
Yes, that crazy card game where the rules keep changing has joined forces with Monty Python to create the Looneyest card game ever! Help King Arthur and his Knights find the Holy Grail. Bring a Shrubbery to the Knights Who Say Ni! Lob the Holy Hand... (read more)

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Children and Young Adults
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Series of Unfortunate Events #09: The Carnivorous Carnival
Series of Unfortunate Events #09: The Carnivorous Carnival
by Lemony Snicket
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Everybody loves a carnival! Who can fail to delight in the colourful people, the unworldly spectacle, the fabulous freaks? A carnival is a place for good family fun - as long as one has a family, that is. For the Baudelaire orphans,... (read more)

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Used - Hardcover

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Spirituality and Self Help
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The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying
The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying
by Sogyal Rinpoche
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"What is it I hope for from this book? To inspire a quiet revolution in the whole way we look at health and care for the dying, and the whole way we look at life and care for the living." This acclaimed spiritual masterpiece is widely regarded as... (read more)

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Literature
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The Secret History
The Secret History
by Donna Tartt
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“Do you know what it took for Socrates enemies to make him stop pursuing the truth?” “Hemlock.” Storied, fiercely competitive Mariana Academy was founded with a serious honor code; its reputation has been unsullied for decades... (read more)

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Science and Technology
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Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid
Godel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid
by Douglas R. Hofstadter
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This groundbreaking Pulitzer Prize-winning book sets the standard for interdisciplinary writing, exploring the patterns and symbols in the thinking of mathematician Kurt Godel, artist M.C. Escher, and composer Johann Sebastian Bach.... (read more)

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Art, Photography, Music and Popular Culture
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Live from New York: An Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live
Live from New York: An Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live
by Tom Shales and James Andrew Miller
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"Live from New York is described as 'an uncensored history of Saturday Night Live' and that is exactly what you get: no mincing of words, no glancing blows....See the hatred that Jim Belushi still bears for Bob Woodward for writing about his brother... (read more)

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Moleskine Notebooks Ruled Notebooks
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Moleskine Large Ruled Notebook
Moleskine Large Ruled Notebook
by Moleskine
Publisher Comments
This basic, yet classic Large Ruled notebook is one of the best-selling Moleskine notebooks. This reliable travel companion, perfect for writings, thoughts and passing notes, has a cardboard bound cover with rounded corners, acid free paper, a bookmark... (read more)

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Sale Books
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Top 10 Wines France (Top 10 Wines)
Top 10 Wines France (Top 10 Wines)
by Vincent Gasnier
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Both an invaluable resource for travelers in France and a fascinating celebration of the best of French food and wine, this handbook is illustrated with specially commissioned color photography. Includes detailed listings for 3,200 of the best places to... (read more)

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Used Books
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City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles
City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles
by Mike Davis
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To its official boosters, "Los Angeles brings it all together." To its detractors, it is "The Big Nowhere." No one has better captured L.A.'s bizarre role as both utopia and dystopia than Davis, the author of this mordantly elegant and wide-ranging work... (read more)

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Used - Trade Paper

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