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Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail (Vintage)
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail (Vintage)
by Cheryl Strayed
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I know this title is everywhere right now. I was very fortunate to get an advanced copy, and I immediately fell in love. Why? Well, like many, my favorite books are those that seem to have been written just for me. I deeply understood the raw ache of... (read more)

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Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
by Cheryl Strayed
Staff Pick
I know this title is everywhere right now. I was very fortunate to get an advanced copy, and I immediately fell in love. Why? Well, like many, my favorite books are those that seem to have been written just for me. I deeply understood the raw ache of... (read more)

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The Apprentices
The Apprentices
by Maile Meloy
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The follow-up to Maile Meloy's first young-adult novel, "The Apothecary," The Apprentices picks up the adventure pretty much where it left off without missing a beat. It's two years later and Janie Scott is trying to put the pieces of her fragmented... (read more)

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Liar and Spy
Liar and Spy
by Rebecca Stead
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In Rebecca Stead's follow-up to her 2010 Newbery Medal winner When You Reach Me, Liar and Spy introduces us to Georges (pronounced George), a seventh grader who has just moved into a brand-new Brooklyn apartment and meets Safer, a 12-year-old self... (read more)

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Autobiography of a Face
Autobiography of a Face
by Lucy Grealy
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I read this during a formative period when I was not a teenager anymore but not quite an adult. It was perfect timing. All of my foibles and insecurities were obliterated with this poignant memoir of a girl who has a rare type of bone cancer in her jaw... (read more)

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The Rogue Crew: A Tale of Redwall
The Rogue Crew: A Tale of Redwall
by Brian Jacques
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The Rogue Crew follows the Hares of the Long Patrol and a band of sea otters as they join forces to stop evil Razzid Wearat from conquering Redwall. It's bittersweet, since the book was published after Brian Jacques passed away.... (read more)

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The House in the Night Board Book
The House in the Night Board Book
by Susan Marie Swanson and Beth Krommes
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A beautiful Caldecott-winning picture book, now made into a board book. The simple black, white, and gold pictures are warm and comforting. This rhythmic story with few words follows the light as it travels from the outside and into a home, illuminating... (read more)

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The Rogue Crew (Redwall)
The Rogue Crew (Redwall)
by Brian Jacques
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The Rogue Crew follows the Hares of the Long Patrol and a band of sea otters as they join forces to stop evil Razzid Wearat from conquering Redwall. It's bittersweet, since the book was published after Brian Jacques passed away.... (read more)

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Calling Dr. Laura: A Graphic Memoir
Calling Dr. Laura: A Graphic Memoir
by Nicole Georges
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Superb. This memoir is another good example for me of someone who is living a parallel life to my own. I always find solace in knowing that I'm not alone in experiencing trauma from family, love, or life. The voice is wonderful and the artwork is great.... (read more)

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The Ocean at the End of the Lane
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
by Neil Gaiman
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Neil Gaiman at his fantastical best! The story of a man discovering that his childhood may have contained more than he ever imagined possible, The Ocean at the End of the Lane will enchant from the very first sentence. It is the sort of tale you can read... (read more)

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The Rabbits' Wedding
The Rabbits' Wedding
by Garth Williams
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Eeee! This book will fill you with an endless supply of the warm fuzzies. And, who knew, but when the title was first published in 1958 it was banned! Adorable bunnies equals controversy? Unfortunately, yes. It was banned because it supposedly encouraged... (read more)

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The Apothecary
The Apothecary
by Maile Meloy
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A whimsical adventure with elements of intrigue and menace, The Apothecary is a sweet coming-of-age tale set in Cold War London. Like the tonics and balms in the story, the author deftly mixes the first whispers of love and heartache with just the right... (read more)

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Last Go Round
Last Go Round
by Ken Kesey and Ken Babbs
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Last Go Round is a tall tale set around the real-life events of the original 1911 Pendleton Round-Up, a controversy that still raises hackles to this day. It showcases a love of a good yarn and gives a salute to our bustin' bronco past (real or imagined).... (read more)

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The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures
The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures
by Edward Ball
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From the author of the National Book Award winner Slaves in the Family, The Inventor and the Tycoon is about the partnership of Eadweard Muybridge and Leland Stanford — one an eccentric inventor of stop-motion photography, the other a railroad... (read more)

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A Little Book of Sloth
A Little Book of Sloth
by Lucy Cooke
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Do you shriek or weep easily? Then be prepared to go into overload! These little bundles of SQUEE! will melt even the most curmudgeonly naysayers. You'll  find yourself saying, "Kittens? What kittens?", or possibly becoming what I call "sloth-drunk." As... (read more)

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The Little Book of Hindu Deities: From the Goddess of Wealth to the Sacred Cow
The Little Book of Hindu Deities: From the Goddess of Wealth to the Sacred Cow
by Sanjay Patel
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Pixar animator Sanjay Patel presents the major gods and goddesses of Hinduism in a colorful and friendly form, perfect for kids interested in other cultures or mythologies. For example, previously I associated Kali with the Temple of Doom and the... (read more)

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Redwall #22: The Rogue Crew: A Tale of Redwall
Redwall #22: The Rogue Crew: A Tale of Redwall
by Brian Jacques
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The Rogue Crew follows the Hares of the Long Patrol and a band of sea otters as they join forces to stop evil Razzid Wearat from conquering Redwall. It's bittersweet, since the book was published after Brian Jacques passed away.... (read more)

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At Our House
At Our House
by Isabel Minhos Martins
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Graphic, vibrant, and superfun, At Our House is an amazing counting book that tallies unconventional things such as freckles, nostrils, and the lengths of intestines. It subtly and adorably gives a sense of family and togetherness. Reading Oldham's book... (read more)

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War and Peace (Cozy Classics)
War and Peace (Cozy Classics)
by Jack Wang
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War and Peace for baby! Part of the second round of the Cozy Classics series, this book made me choke from laughing! One of the longest books in English literature? Don't care, 12 words — boom! And with accompanying felted dioramas! All of the Wang... (read more)

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Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
by Cheryl Strayed
Staff Pick
I know this title is everywhere right now. I was very fortunate to get an advanced copy, and I immediately fell in love. Why? Well, like many, my favorite books are those that seem to have been written just for me. I deeply understood the raw ache of... (read more)

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