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2010 June


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The Magicians
The Magicians
by Lev Grossman
Staff Pick
As a diehard Narniaphile and fantasy addict, I think it would have been impossible for me not to fall in love with The Magicians. Taking a page from C. S. Lewis, Grossman introduces Fillory, a charming and uncanny alternate world created by a fictional... (read more)

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Dark Places
Dark Places
by Gillian Flynn
Staff Pick
Libby Day's mother and two sisters were savagely murdered when Libby was only seven years old. Her testimony in the ensuing trial helped send her brother to prison for the crimes. But is he really guilty? Flynn's accessible and compelling writing style... (read more)

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The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (The Millennium Trilogy #3)
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (The Millennium Trilogy #3)
by Stieg Larsson
Staff Pick
Picking up mere moments after the cliffhanger ending of The Girl Who Played with Fire, this final book in Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy brings the adventures of Salander and Blomkvist to a thunderous and satisfying conclusion.... (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
Publisher Comments
andldquo;One of New York Times Top 10 Books of 2009andrdquo; (Dwight Garner) andquot;Captivating... By turns edgy, moving, and hilarious, Farm City marks the debut of a striking new voice in American writing.andquot; --Michael Pollan, author of The... (read more)

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Wicked Prey (Lucas Davenport Mysteries)
Wicked Prey (Lucas Davenport Mysteries)
by John Sandford
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The extraordinary new Lucas Davenport thriller from the #1 New York Times–bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner. “If you havent read Sandford yet, you have been missing one of the great summer-read novelists of all time.”—... (read more)

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The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake
by Aimee Bender
Staff Pick
Aimee Bender's first novel since An Invisible Sign of My Own lives up to her astonishing short stories. The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake is an incredibly poignant and unique coming-of-age story that you won't be able to put down. My favorite book of... (read more)

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The Passage
The Passage
by Justin Cronin
Staff Pick
Justin Cronin's The Passage is a marvel — an epic, post-apocalyptic vampire novel that's extremely well written and a great work of storytelling. Reminiscent in some ways of Stephen King's The Stand, but wholly unique in its approach, The Passage is... (read more)

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The Necromancer (Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel)
The Necromancer (Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel)
by Michael Scott
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The fourth book in the New York Times bestselling series The Secrets of the Nicholas Flamel--The Necromancer San Francisco: After fleeing to Ojai, then Paris, and escaping to London, Josh and Sophie Newman are finally home. And after everything they've... (read more)

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Twilight Saga #3: Eclipse
Twilight Saga #3: Eclipse
by Stephenie Meyer
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The #1 New York Times bestseller is available for the first time in a mass market paperback edition, featuring a striking movie tie-in cover. Readers captivated by Twilight and New Moon will eagerly devour the paperback edition Eclipse, the third book in... (read more)

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The Signal
The Signal
by Ron Carlson
Staff Pick
Ron Carlson's taut prose will keep you on the edge of your seat as Mack and his soon-to-be ex-wife journey one last time into the backcountry of the Wind River Range. But what his wife doesn't know is that he has a secret — one that puts them both in... (read more)

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Shiver
Shiver
by Maggie Stiefvater
Publisher Comments
The third book in the phenomenal New York Times bestselling series is now in paperback! Calla has always welcomed war. But now that the final battle is upon her, there's more at stake than fighting. There's saving Ren, even if it incurs Shay's wrath... (read more)

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Storm Warning: The 39 Clues #9
Storm Warning: The 39 Clues #9
by Linda Sue Park
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The end is near! Book 9 of the #1 NY Times Bestselling series. JOIN ANYTIME TO PLAY FOR THE CHANCE TO WIN! Throughout the hunt for the 39 Clues, Amy and Dan have encountered some of the darkest aspects of history . . . and had to deal with the role their... (read more)

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Sunnyside
Sunnyside
by Glen David Gold
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Featured in Indiespensable Volume 9! 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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Fever Dream
Fever Dream
by Douglas Preston
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At the old family manse in Louisiana, Special Agent Pendergast is putting to rest long-ignored possessions reminiscent of his wife Helen's tragic death, only to make a stunning-and dreadful-discovery. Helen had been mauled by an unusually large and... (read more)

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The Age of the Unthinkable: Why the New World Disorder Constantly Surprises Us and What We Can Do about It
The Age of the Unthinkable: Why the New World Disorder Constantly Surprises Us and What We Can Do about It
by Joshua Cooper Ramo
Publisher Comments
Today the very ideas that made America great imperil its future. Our plans go awry and policies fail. History's grandest war against terrorism creates more terrorists. Global capitalism, intended to improve lives, increases the gap between rich and poor.... (read more)

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Fast, Fresh and Green
Fast, Fresh and Green
by Susie Middleton
Staff Pick
If, like me, you troll the farmers market for new arrivals every week, throw this book in your basket. I've made two recipes so far — Asparagus with Brown Butter and Pine Nuts, and Potatoes with Creamy Lemon Dressing — and both have achieved summer... (read more)

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For the Win
For the Win
by Cory Doctorow
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In the virtual future, you must organize to survive At any hour of the day or night, millions of people around the globe are engrossed in multiplayer online games, questing and battling to win virtual “gold,” jewels, and precious artifacts... (read more)

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I'll Mature When I'm Dead: Dave Barry's Amazing Tales of Adulthood
I'll Mature When I'm Dead: Dave Barry's Amazing Tales of Adulthood
by Dave Barry
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A brilliantly funny exploration of the twin mysteries of parenthood and families from the Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times–bestselling author of Insane City.   In his New York Times–bestselling Ill Mature When Im Dead, Dave Barry... (read more)

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Star Wars: A Scanimation Book: Iconic Scenes from a Galaxy Far, Far Away...
Star Wars: A Scanimation Book: Iconic Scenes from a Galaxy Far, Far Away...
by Rufus Butler Seder
Publisher Comments
Imagine: the first Star Wars book that actually moves, bringing to life the most memorable scenes from the epic: Obi-Wan battles Darth Maul The Millennium Falcon zooms away from an exploding Death Star Luke rides a galloping Tauntaun, Yoda twirls his... (read more)

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Hitch-22: A Memoir
Hitch-22: A Memoir
by Christopher Hitchens
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Over the course of his 60 years, Christopher Hitchens has been a citizen of both the United States and the United Kingdom. He has been both a socialist opposed to the war in Vietnam and a supporter of the U.S. war against Islamic extremism in Iraq. He... (read more)

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