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Cloud Atlas
Cloud Atlas
by David Mitchell
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While it was hard to narrow down my list to just five "best of" picks, I didn't have to think twice about what would be my favorite book of the year. In Cloud Atlas Mitchell again uses the format of connecting short stories with recurring motifs into a... (read more)

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Cloud Atlas: A Novel
Cloud Atlas: A Novel
by David Mitchell
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While it was hard to narrow down my list to just five "best of" picks, I didn't have to think twice about what would be my favorite book of the year. In Cloud Atlas Mitchell again uses the format of connecting short stories with recurring motifs into a... (read more)

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The Magicians
The Magicians
by Lev Grossman
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The Magicians is a modern-day fantasy story about a precocious though morose young man who yearns for a fantasyland like Fillory, the magical realm of his favorite childhood books. The result is a novel that is as compulsively readable as a thriller, yet... (read more)

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My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me
My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me
by Kate Bernheimer
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Neil Gaiman! Aimee Bender! Kelly Link! Michael Cunningham! It's impossible to list the contributors to this book without using exclamation points. This wickedly entertaining collection reclaims fairy tales from the children's library and reaffirms their... (read more)

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The Mezzanine
The Mezzanine
by Nicholson Baker
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The Mezzanine was the first work I read that questioned some pre-packaged notions I'd digested about the soullessness of corporate culture. Well, I'm still wary of all those fluorescent lights and motivational speeches, but Baker can make drinking-straw... (read more)

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Nurtureshock: New Thinking about Children
Nurtureshock: New Thinking about Children
by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman
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Though rarely would I refer to a parenting book as a "page turner," NurtureShock is just that fascinating. Bronson and Merryman call on neuroscience to show how conventional parenting wisdom often doesn't jive with the biological reality of a child's... (read more)

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A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: What I Learned While Editing My Life
A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: What I Learned While Editing My Life
by Donald Miller
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Miller's latest book is a meditation on the hard lessons he learned about himself while watching his bestselling memoir Blue Like Jazz turned into a narrative film. A Million Miles in a Thousand Years is inviting and engaging — and just might inspire... (read more)

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I Will Teach You to Be Rich
I Will Teach You to Be Rich
by Ramit Sethi
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Ramit Sethi's I Will Teach You to Be Rich is a personal finance book that just might actually deliver on its promise. Sethi covers the big stuff — saving, budgeting, and investment — but he offers concrete recommendations (e.g., which online savings... (read more)

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Ghost Ocean
Ghost Ocean
by S. M. Peters
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Like all the best works of horror, this modern novel is populated with a cast of varied, well-drawn characters, innocent and/or villainous, who are each tested in pivotal plot points. While there is certainly a great deal of ghastly ambiance, spine... (read more)

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Change Your Brain, Change Your Body: Use Your Brain to Get and Keep the Body You Have Always Wanted
Change Your Brain, Change Your Body: Use Your Brain to Get and Keep the Body You Have Always Wanted
by Daniel G Amen
Staff Pick
I know, this book seems too good to be true! But Amen makes a persuasive case for the brain-body connection, and he shows how a proper regimen of supplements and positive thinking can really help you lose weight, balance unruly hormones, get better sleep,... (read more)

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How We Choose To Be Happy the 9 Choices
How We Choose To Be Happy the 9 Choices
by Rick Foster
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One of the reasons happy people are special is that they have an unusual answer to the classic question: "Is the glass half full or half empty?" Their answer, which sets them apart from the rest of us, is that the glass is both half empty and half full... (read more)

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How We Choose To Be Happy
How We Choose To Be Happy
by Rick Foster
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One of the reasons happy people are special is that they have an unusual answer to the classic question: "Is the glass half full or half empty?" Their answer, which sets them apart from the rest of us, is that the glass is both half empty and half full... (read more)

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The Mezzanine
The Mezzanine
by Nicholson Baker
Staff Pick
The Mezzanine was the first work I read that questioned some pre-packaged notions I'd digested about the soullessness of corporate culture. Well, I'm still wary of all those fluorescent lights and motivational speeches, but Baker can make drinking-straw... (read more)

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Change Your Brain, Change Your Body: Use Your Brain to Get and Keep the Body You Have Always Wanted
Change Your Brain, Change Your Body: Use Your Brain to Get and Keep the Body You Have Always Wanted
by Daniel G Amen
Staff Pick
I know, this book seems too good to be true! But Amen makes a persuasive case for the brain-body connection, and he shows how a proper regimen of supplements and positive thinking can really help you lose weight, balance unruly hormones, get better sleep,... (read more)

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Bury Me Deep
Bury Me Deep
by Megan E. Abbott
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Inspired by the true story of Winnie Ruth Judd (aka the "Trunk Murderess"), Bury Me Deep is a moody, atmospheric novel that has all the glitz and boozed-up decadence you could want from a noir thriller set in the 1930s. While the pace at the beginning is... (read more)

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