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Powell's Books Reader
2009 July


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The Likeness
The Likeness
by Tana French
Staff Pick
The Likeness is another masterpiece of suspense by Tana French. Reminiscent of The Secret History, this psychological thriller is wonderfully written and impeccably paced — a perfect summer read.... (read more)

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Ranger's Apprentice #05: The Sorcerer of the North
Ranger's Apprentice #05: The Sorcerer of the North
by John Flanagan
Publisher Comments
The international bestselling series with over 5 million copies sold in the U.S. alone! Several years have passed since the apprentice and his master, Will and Halt, first met, and Will is finally a full-fledged Ranger with his own fief to look after... (read more)

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The Angel's Game
The Angel's Game
by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
Staff Pick
If you've read The Shadow of the Wind, you won't need to read another word — you were likely so enthralled with Carlos Ruiz Zafón's breathtaking literary thriller that you've already ordered your copy of Angel's Game. For those who don't know, Zaf... (read more)

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The Big Sur Bakery Cookbook: A Year in the Life of a Restaurant
The Big Sur Bakery Cookbook: A Year in the Life of a Restaurant
by Michelle Wojtowicz and Philip Wojtowicz and Michael Gilson and Catherine Price
Staff Pick
The Big Sur Bakery, a battered little lodge tucked into the woods behind a gas station on Highway 1, is a culinary gem. Local ingredients, seasonal produce, and a vision born from a truly unique corner of the world will earn this cookbook a permanent... (read more)

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Used - Hardcover

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On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society
On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society
by Dave Grossman
Synopsis
Upon its initial publication, "On Killing" was hailed as a landmark study of the techniques the military uses to overcome the powerful reluctance to kill. Now, Grossman has updated this classic work to include information on 21st-century military... (read more)

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Against a Dark Background
Against a Dark Background
by Iain M. Banks
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Sharrow was once the leader of a personality-attuned combat team in one of the sporadic little commercial wars in the civilization based around the planet Golter. Now she is hunted by the Huhsz, a religious cult which believes that she is the last... (read more)

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23 Hours: A Vengeful Vampire Tale
23 Hours: A Vengeful Vampire Tale
by David Wellington
Publisher Comments
In the next 23 hours, there will be no reprieve, no mercy, and no time off for good behavior. When vampire hunter Laura Caxton is locked up in a maximum-security prison, the cop-turned-con finds herself surrounded by countless murderers and death-row... (read more)

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The Divorce Party
The Divorce Party
by Laura Dave
Staff Pick
Laura Dave is such a natural stylist, and so good with emotional detail, that it's easy to miss (or take for granted) how smartly constructed her novels are. Inviting, observant, full of great dialogue and not without a hearty dose of humor, The Divorce... (read more)

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The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon: A Guide for Car Campers Who Hate RVs, Concrete Slabs, and Loud Portable Stereos (Best in Tent Camping Oregon)
The Best in Tent Camping: Oregon: A Guide for Car Campers Who Hate RVs, Concrete Slabs, and Loud Portable Stereos (Best in Tent Camping Oregon)
by Jeanne Louise Pyle and Paul Gerald
Staff Pick
If you're the type of camper who thumbs your nose at RVs and doesn't enjoy listening to Metallica's Black Album being pumped from the adjacent site, you'll appreciate the picks in the Best in Tent Camping series. Scenery and serenity are key, and this... (read more)

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Boys R Us: The Clique #11
Boys R Us: The Clique #11
by Lisi Harrison
Publisher Comments
Massie Block: When the Pretty Committee deems its boy-fast null and void, boy fever sweeps through BOCD. What better way to back-handspring into new crush Dempsey's heart-and make old crush Derrington jealous-than cheer for him on the soccer field? And... (read more)

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The Eaves of Heaven: A Life in Three Wars
The Eaves of Heaven: A Life in Three Wars
by Andrew X Pham
Publisher Comments
Once wealthy landowners, Thong Van Pham’s family was shattered by the tumultuous events of the twentieth century: the festering French occupation of Indochina, the Japanese invasion during World War II, and the Vietnam War. Told in dazzling... (read more)

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Septimus Heap #04: Queste
Septimus Heap #04: Queste
by Angie Sage
Publisher Comments
There's trouble at the Castle, and it's all because Merrin Meredith has returned with Darke plans for Septimus. More trouble awaits Septimus and Jenna in the form of Tertius Fume, the ghost of the very first Chief Hermetic Scribe, who is determined to... (read more)

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Peter and the Secret of Rundoon
Peter and the Secret of Rundoon
by Dave Barry
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In this action-packed third installment in the Starcatchers series, Peter and Molly find themselves in the dangerous land of Rundoon, ruled by an evil king who enjoys watching his pet snake consume those who displease him. But thats just the... (read more)

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Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer
Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer
by Novella Carpenter
Staff Pick
If you've ever dabbled in community gardening or thought to yourself, "I could raise chickens!" then Farm City is a must read. Novella Carpenter brings heart and humor to her story of inner-city gardening.... (read more)

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Elephants Cannot Dance! (an Elephant and Piggie Book) (Elephant & Piggie Books)
Elephants Cannot Dance! (an Elephant and Piggie Book) (Elephant & Piggie Books)
by Mo Willems
Publisher Comments
Gerald is careful. Piggie is not. Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can. Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to. Gerald and Piggie are best friends. In Elephants Cannot Dance! Piggie tries to teach Gerald some new moves. But will Gerald... (read more)

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The Outlander (P.S.)
The Outlander (P.S.)
by Gil Adamson
Staff Pick
The Outlander by Gil Adamson is a wondrous vacation for your mind. With its eccentric characters and luminous prose, this novel is a romping escapade of big fun.... (read more)

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The Crowning Glory of Calla Lily Ponder
The Crowning Glory of Calla Lily Ponder
by Rebecca Wells
Publisher Comments
Known for her beloved Ya-Ya books (Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, Little Altars Everywhere, and Ya-Yas in Bloom), Rebecca Wells has helped women name, claim, and celebrate their shared sisterhood for over a decade. Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya... (read more)

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Behind My Eyes (08 Edition)
Behind My Eyes (08 Edition)
by Li-young Lee
Synopsis
"Lee's lyrics have a tidal sweep as he moves between the universe within and the world without." --Booklist, starred... (read more)

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Alive in Necropolis
Alive in Necropolis
by Doug Dorst
Publisher Comments
A "dark and funny debut"(Seattle-Times) about a young police officer struggling to maintain a sense of reality in a town where the dead outnumber the living. Colma, California, the "cemetery city" serving San Francisco, is the resting place of the likes... (read more)

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Rogue Agent Trilogy #2: Witches Incorporated
Rogue Agent Trilogy #2: Witches Incorporated
by K E Mills
Publisher Comments
It's a case of espionage, skullduggery and serious unpleasantness And it's also Gerald's first official government assignment. He's hunting down a deadly saboteur, and time is quickly running out. Old enemies and new combine forces to thwart him. Once... (read more)

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