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The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure; The "Good Parts" Version
The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure; The "Good Parts" Version
by William Goldman
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A tale of true love and high adventure, pirates, princesses, giants, miracles, fencing, and a frightening assortment of wild beasts--The Princess Bride is a modern storytelling classic.As Florin and Guilder teeter on the verge of war, the reluctant... (read more)

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The Woman's Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets
The Woman's Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets
by Barbara G Walker
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"One of my favorite ways of reading is to pull a book off the shelf and open it at random. That's the great thing about reference books like dictionaries or encyclopedias. These books are treasure troves — dip in anywhere, let chance take you, lead... (read more)

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Ricochet River
Ricochet River
by Robin Cody
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Set in a fictional Oregon town in the late 1960s, Cody's superlative coming-of-age novel is the story of Wade, Lorna and Jesse — teenagers preparing to break out of their small-town lives. Wade is the local sports hero. Jesse is his friend, a... (read more)

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The Art Forger
The Art Forger
by B. A. Shapiro
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On March 18, 1990, thirteen works of art worth today over $500 million were stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. It remains the largest unsolved art heist in history, and Claire Roth, a struggling young artist, is about to discover... (read more)

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One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd
One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd
by Jim Fergus
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One Thousand White Women is the story of May Dodd and a colorful assembly of pioneer women who, under the auspices of the U.S. government, travel to the western prairies in 1875 to intermarry among the Cheyenne Indians. The covert and controversial... (read more)

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Prodigal Summer
Prodigal Summer
by Barbara Kingsolver
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After earning international acclaim with The Poisonwood Bible, Barbara Kingsolver returns in Prodigal Summer to her childhood stomping grounds of southern Appalachia, making a stop on the New York Times Bestseller list along the... (read more)

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Dreaming in Cuban
Dreaming in Cuban
by Cristina Garcia
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"Remarkable...An intricate weaving of dramatic events with the supernatural and the cosmic...Evocative and lush...A rich and haunting narrative, an excellent new voice in contemporary fiction." SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE Now available in a Spanish... (read more)

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The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake
by Aimee Bender
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Featured in Indiespensable Volume 19! Powell's subscription club offers signed first editions, exclusive content, and unique handpicked gifts. Read about this and other past installments!... (read more)

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The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure
The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure
by William Goldman
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You've probably seen the movie, but you should definitely read the book, for it's a hilarious gem. Worth it for Goldman's asides about Morgenstern's "original text" alone.... (read more)

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Moloka'i
Moloka'i
by Alan Brennert
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This richly imagined novel, set in Hawai'i more than a century ago, is an extraordinary epic of a little-known time and place---and a deeply moving testament to the resiliency of the human spirit. Rachel Kalama, a spirited seven-year-old Hawaiian girl... (read more)

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The Yellow Birds
The Yellow Birds
by Kevin Powers
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A novel written by a veteran of the war in Iraq, The Yellow Birds is the harrowing story of two young soldiers trying to stay alive. "The war tried to kill us in the spring." So begins this powerful account of friendship and loss. In Al Tafar, Iraq... (read more)

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All Over Creation (03 Edition)
All Over Creation (03 Edition)
by Ruth Ozeki
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A warm and witty saga about agribusiness, environmental activism, and community—from the celebrated author of My Year of Meats and A Tale for the Time Being Yumi Fuller hasnt set foot in her hometown of Liberty Falls, Idaho—heart of the potato-... (read more)

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Two Old Women an Alaska Legend of Betray
Two Old Women an Alaska Legend of Betray
by Velma Wallis
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Based on an Athabascan Indian legend passed along for many generations from mothers to daughters of the upper Yukon River area in Alaska, this is the suspenseful, shocking, ultimately inspirational tale of two old women abandoned by their tribe during a... (read more)

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Animal Dreams
Animal Dreams
by Barbara Kingsolver
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"Animals dream about the things they do in the day time just like people do. If you want sweet dreams, you've got to live a sweet life." So says Loyd Peregrina, a handsome Apache trainman and latter-day philosopher. But when Codi Noline returns to her... (read more)

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Independent People (46 Edition)
Independent People (46 Edition)
by Halldor K. Laxness
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"Independent People is epic and thorough, covering the sweep of generations as well as detailed hours ticking by during sleepless nights, ambling walks around the plains. It is a novel of contrasts, especially in its nuanced exploration of character... (read more)

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The Poisonwood Bible
The Poisonwood Bible
by Barbara Kingsolver
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Very rarely does a novel have as significant an impact as has The Poisonwood Bible. Though it has received a great deal of critical recognition – it was, after all, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize – what has really distinguished... (read more)

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Sometimes a Great Notion (Penguin Classics)
Sometimes a Great Notion (Penguin Classics)
by Ken Kesey
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Often called the "quintessential Oregon novel," Sometimes a Great Notion bears remarkable similarity to our fabled Beaver State winters: seemingly sprawling and unending at first, characterized by incessant rain, somewhat disorienting until you become... (read more)

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Annie Freeman's Fabulous Traveling Funeral
Annie Freeman's Fabulous Traveling Funeral
by Kris Radish
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Gilead
Gilead
by Marilynne Robinson
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This is one of the few books I have read that has made me actively slow down my reading pace. Every sentence, every word feels purely distilled into its most emotionally resonant core. Robinson's prose conjures up that curious feeling you get sometimes... (read more)

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Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas
Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas
by Tom Robbins
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When the stock market crashes on the Thursday before Easter, you—an ambitious, although ineffectual and not entirely ethical young broker—are convinced that youre facing the Weekend from Hell. Before the market reopens on Monday... (read more)

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