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Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume 1
Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume 1
by Julia Child and Louisette Bertholle and Simone Beck
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This classic, which recently launched back onto bestseller lists almost half a century after its publication, is the perfect addition to any cook's arsenal. Julia Child's touch is still magic, and Mastering the Art of French Cooking is inspiring a whole... (read more)

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The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun
The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun
by Gretchen Rubin
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In a time when "experiment memoirs" are a dime a dozen, Rubin stands out with this inspiring and entertaining book. The Happiness Project is Eat, Pray, Love for us regular folks who don't have the time or money to go "find" ourselves in India. Poignant... (read more)

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Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage
Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage
by Elizabeth Gilbert
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Elizabeth Gilbert has some explaining to do. After requiring a year-long sabbatical to recover from the tumultuous aftermath of her first marriage, she does the unthinkable: she gets married again. Don't panic! Gilbert can still write. Expect the voice... (read more)

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Natural Healing Wisdom and Know How: Useful Practices, Recipes, and Formulas for a Lifetime of Health
Natural Healing Wisdom and Know How: Useful Practices, Recipes, and Formulas for a Lifetime of Health
by Amy Rost
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This guide is so comprehensive, you'll never have to Google again. Covering everything from naturopathy and homeopathy to mind-body healing and cures for specific ailments, Natural Healing Wisdom and Know-How is a great reference for natural-healing... (read more)

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Day Hiking Columbia River Gorge: National Scenic Area, Silver Star Scenic Area, Portland/Vancouver to the Dalles (Day Hiking)
Day Hiking Columbia River Gorge: National Scenic Area, Silver Star Scenic Area, Portland/Vancouver to the Dalles (Day Hiking)
by Craig Romano
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Featuring 100 treks (on both sides of the river), year-round options, detailed route descriptions, trail maps, and ratings of hike difficulty, dog friendliness, and views, this guide will keep you busy exploring the Gorge for months. Every Portlander... (read more)

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Bossypants
Bossypants
by Tina Fey
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Readers sometimes lower the bar when it comes to the quality of celebrity memoirs, but, in this case, we can all breathe a sigh of relief. Tina Fey is a legitimately talented writer, and the stories from her personal life are just as zany and... (read more)

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Alabama Studio Style: More Projects, Recipes and Stories Celebrating Sustainable Fashion and Living
Alabama Studio Style: More Projects, Recipes and Stories Celebrating Sustainable Fashion and Living
by Natalie Chanin and Robert Rausch
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Crafty folks, prepare to swoon: Natalie Chanin is back with what might be the most anticipated DIY book this year, the follow-up to her heavily evangelized Alabama Stitch Book. This time, she applies her deep-South homespun haute to 20 new projects, all... (read more)

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Born Round: The Secret History of a Full-Time Eater
Born Round: The Secret History of a Full-Time Eater
by Frank Bruni
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A funny, brutally honest memoir from New York Times restaurant critic Frank Bruni about his complicated relationship with food. Truly original and compulsively readable.... (read more)

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Rodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening: The Indispensable Green Resource for Every Gardener
Rodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening: The Indispensable Green Resource for Every Gardener
by Fern Marshall Bradley and Ellen Phillips and Barbara Ellis
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This book is the ultimate resource for beginners and skilled gardeners alike, including topics especially helpful to a city-dweller — like community gardening and recycling. Rodale's also offers helpful instructions on how to apply organic principles... (read more)

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Born Round: A Story of Family, Food and a Ferocious Appetite
Born Round: A Story of Family, Food and a Ferocious Appetite
by Frank Bruni
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A funny, brutally honest memoir from New York Times restaurant critic Frank Bruni about his complicated relationship with food. Truly original and compulsively readable.... (read more)

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Out and About with Kids Portland: The Ultimate Family Guide for Fun and Learning, 4th Edition
Out and About with Kids Portland: The Ultimate Family Guide for Fun and Learning, 4th Edition
by Shawn Jones and Nelle Nix
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Perfect for visitors and residents alike, this clever, useful guide covers an immense amount of ground, and includes helpful icons that denote which attractions are free, stroller accessible, and educational. An indispensable guide for entertaining... (read more)

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Return to the Hundred Acre Wood
Return to the Hundred Acre Wood
by David Benedictus
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Pooh is back! Evidence that quality children's literature is timeless, David Benedictus truly captures the style of A. A. Milne, bringing the lovable creatures of the Hundred Acre Wood back to life in the first sequel ever to be approved by the Pooh... (read more)

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Zombie Felties: How to Raise 16 Gruesome Felt Creatures from the Undead
Zombie Felties: How to Raise 16 Gruesome Felt Creatures from the Undead
by Nicola Tedman and Sarah Skeate
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Sure, you might roll your eyes upon seeing that the zombie craze has perforated the craft world, but all will be forgiven once you open this book and see the adorable undead creatures inside. Sixteen sinister projects that would make original, offbeat... (read more)

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The Old Man and the Swamp: A True Story about My Weird Dad, a Bunch of Snakes, and One Ridiculous Road Trip
The Old Man and the Swamp: A True Story about My Weird Dad, a Bunch of Snakes, and One Ridiculous Road Trip
by John Sellers
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Another winner from John Sellers, author of Perfect from Now On: How Indie Rock Saved My Life. This true story about his swampy snake-wrangling adventure with his aging father is hilarious and heartwarming.... (read more)

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Sewing Green: 25 Projects Made with Repurposed and Organic Materials
Sewing Green: 25 Projects Made with Repurposed and Organic Materials
by Betz White and John Gruen
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Sewing books are often pretty, but don't have enough instruction; or, they give step-by-step instructions for not-so-cute creations. Sewing Green has gotten everything right: adorable ideas made from repurposed materials, plus a pattern packet to boot... (read more)

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United States of Americana: Backyard Chickens, Burlesque Beauties, and Handmade Bitters: A Field Guide to the New American Roots Movement
United States of Americana: Backyard Chickens, Burlesque Beauties, and Handmade Bitters: A Field Guide to the New American Roots Movement
by Kurt B. Reighley
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If you make your own bitters, dream of owning some chickens, and know what it means to "put up" food, odds are you'll fall in love with Kurt B. Reighley's field guide to the new American roots movement. Covering music, fashion, grooming (welcome back... (read more)

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How to Build a Fire: And Other Handy Things Your Grandfather Knew
How to Build a Fire: And Other Handy Things Your Grandfather Knew
by Erin Bried
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This cute collection draws on the wisdom of 10 real grandfathers, with advice on how to grow and maintain a beard, change a flat, tie a bow tie, season a cast-iron skillet, and more. A charming, back-to-basics resource for young gentlemen and ladies... (read more)

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Fast, Fresh and Green
Fast, Fresh and Green
by Susie Middleton
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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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Jam It, Pickle It, Cure It: And Other Cooking Projects
Jam It, Pickle It, Cure It: And Other Cooking Projects
by Karen Solomon
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I've planned my summer around this book, and I can't decide what to pickle, jar, or cure first. Solomon teaches you how to infuse your own spirits and make your own lemon curd, graham crackers, ricotta, mustard, and marshmallows! Detailed instructions... (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
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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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