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Powell's Books Reader
2010 July


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The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games #1)
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games #1)
by Suzanne Collins
Staff Pick
Destined for widespread popularity and quite possibly a little controversy, this post-apocalyptic tale about teenagers who fight to the death to help feed their families is so riveting and heartbreaking, I ceased all essential functions until I finished... (read more)

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This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You
by Jonathan Tropper
Staff Pick
When Judd's father dies, he joins his family for a week to observe shivah. Meanwhile, in the face of his wife's affair and a divorce on his horizon, he discovers his wife is pregnant. This doesn't much sound like a funny book, but it truly is. Tropper... (read more)

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The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
by David Mitchell
Staff Pick
Widely praised, and rightfully so, as one of the most gifted writers of his generation, Mitchell has yet again created an amazing story that's wholly original and enthralling. The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet fulfills the promise of Mitchell's... (read more)

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Her Fearful Symmetry
Her Fearful Symmetry
by Audrey Niffenegger
Staff Pick
After six long years, Audrey Niffenegger gives us a gem of a ghost story. Based around two sets of twins, Highgate Cemetery in London, a haunted flat, and long-buried secrets, this story proves even better than The Time Traveler's Wife. With a shocking... (read more)

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Lit: A Memoir (P.S.)
Lit: A Memoir (P.S.)
by Mary Karr
Staff Pick
The best way I can describe this work is to say that it's absolutely delicious. More than a mere memoir, this fascinating jewel contains universal truths, with delicate and elegant phrasing, and, despite the subject matter, there's no sense of frivolous... (read more)

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Into the Beautiful North
Into the Beautiful North
by Luis Alberto Urrea
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Featured in Indiespensable Volume 12! Powell's subscription club offers signed first editions, exclusive content, and unique handpicked gifts. Read about this shipment on our blog!... (read more)

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The Lucky One
The Lucky One
by Nicholas Sparks
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After U.S. Marine Logan Thibault finds a photograph of a smiling young woman buried in the dirt during his tour of duty in Iraq, he experiences a sudden streak of luck -- winning poker games and even surviving deadly combat. Only his best friend, Victor,... (read more)

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Bluestar's Prophecy (Warriors Super)
Bluestar's Prophecy (Warriors Super)
by Erin Hunter
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You are fire, and You will blaze through the forest Bluestar—leader of ThunderClan—has been prophesied to guide her Clan to power in a time of great turmoil. But closely guarded secrets from the past haunt her every paw step, and dark... (read more)

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Sizzling Sixteen
Sizzling Sixteen
by Janet Evanovich
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Trenton, New Jersey, bounty hunter Stephanie Plum has inherited a “lucky” bottle from her Uncle Pip. Problem is, Uncle Pip didnt specify if the bottle brought good luck or bad luck…. BAD LUCK Vinnie, of Vincent Plum Bail Bonds, has run... (read more)

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Magic Tree House #30: Haunted Castle on Hallow's Eve
Magic Tree House #30: Haunted Castle on Hallow's Eve
by Mary Pope Osborne
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The bestselling, fan-favorite chapter-book series celebrates Halloween with this scarily affordable paperback! Jack and Annie have traveled all over the world in their magic tree house. But they've never been anywhere like this. In the distance, a... (read more)

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How to Train Your Dragon #07: How to Ride a Dragon's Storm: The Heroic Misadventures of Hiccup the Viking
How to Train Your Dragon #07: How to Ride a Dragon's Storm: The Heroic Misadventures of Hiccup the Viking
by Cressida Cowell
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It's Hiccup's birthday, but that's not going to keep him from getting into trouble. To save his dragon, Toothless, from being banished, Hiccup must sneak into the Meathead Public Library and steal the Viking's most sacred book. But the Vikings see books... (read more)

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Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook
Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook
by Anthony Bourdain
Staff Pick
In Medium Raw, Bourdain expounds on food topics far and wide, with the self-deprecating and biting honesty that fans have come to love. His description of an encounter with Food Network's Sandra Lee is both hilarious and deeply scary.... (read more)

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Last Apprentice #07: The Spook's Tale and Other Horrors
Last Apprentice #07: The Spook's Tale and Other Horrors
by Joseph Delaney
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Enter a land where creatures of the dark creep out of the shadows The Last Apprentice series follows the terrifying adventures of the Spook's apprentice, Thomas Ward, as he learns to battle the monsters of the dark and keep the county safe. But Tom's is... (read more)

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Food Lover's Guide to Portland
Food Lover's Guide to Portland
by Liz Crain
Staff Pick
Portland celebrates its locally sourced food scene. Now, there's an indispensable guide to hundreds of producers, purveyors, distillers, bakers, food carts, and farmers markets to bring the best of Portland to your kitchen.... (read more)

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206 Bones: A Temperance Brennan Novel
206 Bones: A Temperance Brennan Novel
by Kathy Reichs
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There are 206 bones in the human body. Forensic anthropologists know them intimately, can use them to reconstruct every kind of violent end. When Tempe finds herself regaining consciousness in some kind of very small, very dark, very cold enclosed space... (read more)

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The Anthologist
The Anthologist
by Nicholson Baker
Staff Pick
The Anthologist is the one of the funniest books I read this year, and one of Baker's best in a long time. Baker creates an incredibly winning main character in Paul Chowder, a minor poet trying (and repeatedly failing) to write the introduction to an... (read more)

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My Booky Wook: A Memoir of Sex, Drugs, and Stand-Up
My Booky Wook: A Memoir of Sex, Drugs, and Stand-Up
by Russell Brand
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“A childs garden of vices, My Booky Wook is also a relentless ride with a comic mind clearly at the wheel.... The bloke can write. He rhapsodizes about heroin better than anyone since Jim Carroll. With the flick of his enviable pen, he can... (read more)

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The Boozy Baker: 75 Recipes for Spirited Sweets
The Boozy Baker: 75 Recipes for Spirited Sweets
by Lucy Baker
Staff Pick
Stop drinking your dessert — start eating your drinks instead! Lucy Baker has compiled a mouth-watering, vision-blurring compilation of 75 recipes for spirited sweets. After tackling desserts like Donut Bread Pudding with Tennessee Whiskey Sauce, you... (read more)

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The Lovers
The Lovers
by Vendela Vida
Staff Pick
Vendela Vida's ability to set a mood is masterfully displayed in The Lovers, an eerie travelogue laced with nuanced suspense. Recently widowed, Yvonne travels to Turkey to retrace the steps of her honeymoon, but finds herself alone in an unfamiliar and... (read more)

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Blonde Bombshell
Blonde Bombshell
by Tom Holt
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A comedy of intergalactic proportions, from one of the funniest writers in genre fiction.... (read more)

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