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Staff Picks


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The Polar Express
The Polar Express
by Chris Van Allsburg
Staff Pick
Could a bookseller's favorite book really be a children's Christmas picture book? I am often asked to name my favorite book — an impossible question to answer, really — and I find myself mentioning The Polar Express time and again (not without... (read more)

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Atonement
Atonement
by Ian McEwan
Staff Pick
A young girl sees her older sister and a man in a situation she doesn't understand, and subsequently makes an accusation that changes the course of all three lives. This is a study of a life-long search for forgiveness and atonement. McEwan is at his... (read more)

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The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory
The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory
by Brian Greene
Staff Pick
Many books have been written in an attempt to explain quantum physics to the layperson. Considering that most physicists still have problems coming to grips with the counter-intuitive implications of quantum theory, it is easy to understand why they do... (read more)

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Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before
Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before
by Tony Horwitz
Staff Pick
Blue Latitudes is an enjoyable and often hilarious journey into the amazing life and adventures of Captain James Cook and his crew. There is no better way to learn nautical history than to bring an Aussie, and a bottle of grog, along.... (read more)

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The Killing Kind
The Killing Kind
by John Connolly
Staff Pick
I only recently discovered John Connolly. His suspense novels transcend the genre with elegant prose and complex psychological insight. Be warned though. This latest novel featuring detective Charlie Parker is a deftly plotted page-turner that is WAY... (read more)

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Used - Hardcover

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When the Emperor Was Divine
When the Emperor Was Divine
by Julie Otsuka
Staff Pick
A breathtaking debut. Also a painter, Otsuka creates complex scenes and well-rounded characters with astonishing efficiency. Line by line her minimalist strokes disguise the massive canvas on which she's working: the internment of more than 120,000... (read more)

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Lost: Lost and Found Pet Posters from Around the World
Lost: Lost and Found Pet Posters from Around the World
by Ian Phillips
Staff Pick
If you occasionally take pleasures in the innocent misfortune of others, this one is for you. Each page tells the story of desperation as owners resort to the one hope that someone will find and return their precious pets. If it weren't for lost snakes... (read more)

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Zombie Dice
Zombie Dice
by Steve Jackson Games
Publisher Comments
Eat brains. Don't get shotgunned. You are a zombie. You want braaains. More brains than any of your zombie buddies. Zombie Dice is fun for any zombie fan (or the whole zombie family). The 13 custom dice are your victims. Push your luck to eat... (read more)

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Bananagrams
Bananagrams
Your price: $15.00
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From Here, You Can't See Paris: Seasons of a French Village and Its Restaurant
From Here, You Can't See Paris: Seasons of a French Village and Its Restaurant
by Michael S Sanders
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Big If
Big If
by Mark Costello
Staff Pick
Vi Asplund, a Secret Service agent, returns to her childhood home to protect the vice president as he campaigns in the New Hampshire primary. Jens, her brother, still lives in Portsmouth, writing code for a wildly successful computer game. If Mark... (read more)

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New - Hardcover

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