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Every week the team at Powell's gathers to put newly released titles to the test, sending them through a brutal gauntlet of criticism. After hours of heated discussions, those with only the most merit rise to the top and are deemed the best books of the season, our New Favorites.

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The Peripheral
The Peripheral
by William Gibson
Review
"Spectacular, a piece of trenchant, far-future speculation that features all the eyeball kicks of Neuromancer and all the maturity and sly wit of Spook Country. It's brilliant." Cory... (read more)

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Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned"
Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned"
by Lena Dunham
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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
Publisher Comments
A family road trip is supposed to be a lot of fun... unless, of course, you're the Heffleys. The journey starts off full of promise, then quickly takes several wrong turns. Gas station bathrooms, crazed seagulls, a fender bender, and a runaway pig &mash;... (read more)

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Portland Events 2015 Wall Calendar
Portland Events 2015 Wall Calendar
by Big Weekend Calendars
Publisher Comments
Over 250 Portland Events and Activities already on your wall calendar! MusicfestNW, Oregon Brewers Festival, Feast, Portland Rose Festival, Adult Soap Box Derby, Shamrock Run, First and Last Thursdays — these are just some of the great things... (read more)

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Belzhar
Belzhar
by Meg Wolitzer
Review
"Remarkable...With this book [Wolitzer] has surpassed herself." The New York Times Book... (read more)

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Lila
Lila
by Marilynne Robinson
Review
"Writing in lovely, angular prose that has the high loneliness of an old bluegrass tune, Ms. Robinson has created a balladlike story....The novel is powerful and deeply affecting....Ms. Robinson renders [Lila's] tale with the stark poetry of Edward... (read more)

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The Portlandia Cookbook: Cook Like a Local
The Portlandia Cookbook: Cook Like a Local
by Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein and Johathan Krisel
Publisher Comments
The companion cookbook to the hit show Portlandia by the Emmy-nominated stars and writers Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, with 50 delicious recipes for every food lover, freegan, organic farmer, and food truck diehard. Food plays a very special... (read more)

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As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of the Princess Bride
As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of the Princess Bride
by Cary Elwes and Joe Layden
Review
"Cary Elwes' book recounts the wacky antics of Billy Crystal, Rob Reiner and others behind 'The Princess Bride'....[A] delightful remembrance of the three months he spent making the unsung movie that went on to become a family classic." New York Daily... (read more)

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The World of Ice & Fire
The World of Ice & Fire
by George R. R. Martin
Publisher Comments
George R. R. Martin is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of many novels, including the acclaimed series A Song of Ice and Fire—A Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords, A Feast for Crows, and A Dance with Dragons—as well... (read more)

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The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher: Stories
The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher: Stories
by Hilary Mantel
Review
"Mantel's stories have their own special tang and quidditas. Even as one appreciates the suave authorial style... (read more)

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The Book of Strange New Things
The Book of Strange New Things
by Michel Faber
Review
“[A] masterpiece&rdquo... (read more)

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The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution
The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution
by Walter Isaacson
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Minecraft: The Complete Handbook Collection
Minecraft: The Complete Handbook Collection
by Scholastic
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Sam and Dave Dig a Hole
Sam and Dave Dig a Hole
by Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen
Review
"When Sam and Dave dig a hole, readers get 'something spectacular.' The boys, on the other hand, do not. Their quest to find the spectacular brings them painfully and humorously close to buried jewels as they spade their way into the ground, accompanied... (read more)

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The Best American Infographics 2014 (Best American)
The Best American Infographics 2014 (Best American)
by Nate Silver and Gareth Cook
Publisher Comments
Year two of this fresh, timely, beautiful addition to the Best American series, introduced by Nate Silver The rise of infographics across virtually all print and electronic media reveals patterns in our lives and worlds in fresh and surprising ways.... (read more)

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Falling from Horses
Falling from Horses
by Molly Gloss
Publisher Comments
In a new novel from the best-selling author of The Hearts of Horses and The Jump-Off Creek, a young ranch hand escapes a family tragedy and travels to Hollywood to become a stunt rider.   In 1938, nineteen-year-old ranch hand Bud Frazer sets out for... (read more)

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The Gigantic Beard That Was Evil
The Gigantic Beard That Was Evil
by Stephen Collins
Review
"Slyly exquisite...What happens over the course of the next 200+ pages is a dilemma Roald Dahl would have relished: The roiling anarchy of There erupts on Here — specifically, on poor Dave's previously clean-shaven cheeks — in the form of a... (read more)

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Horton and the Kwuggerbug and More Lost Stories
Horton and the Kwuggerbug and More Lost Stories
by Dr. Seuss
Publisher Comments
DR. SEUSS is quite simply one of the most beloved children's book authors of all time. Contributor CHARLES D. COHEN is a graduate of Haverford College and the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and has been a practicing dentist for over twenty... (read more)

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Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence
Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence
by Karen Armstrong
Review
“Armstrong again impresses with the breadth of her knowledge and the skill with which she conveys it to us.” Booklist, (starred review)... (read more)

List Price $30.00
Your price: $21.00
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Revival
Revival
by Stephen King
Review
"King continues to point out the unspeakably spooky weirdness that lies on the fringes of ordinary life....No one does psychological terror better than King. Another spine-tingling pleasure for his fans." Kirkus... (read more)

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