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Fool
Fool
by Christopher Moore
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“Hilarious, always inventive, this is a book for all, especially uptight English teachers, bardolaters, and ministerial students.” —Dallas Morning News Fool—the bawdy and outrageous New York Times bestseller from the... (read more)

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Boneshaker
Boneshaker
by Cherie Priest
Staff Pick
It's no secret that I am a fan of steampunk. For years, I have harbored a quiet love of dirigibles and goggles. So it's no surprise that it was love at first sight when I spied the cover of Boneshaker. What I found inside didn't disappoint: a zombie... (read more)

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A Personal Matter
A Personal Matter
by Kenzaburo Oe
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If you like your books to be a punch in the face, then consider A Personal Matter a good nose bleed of a novel. This is a depiction of human frailty, alienation, despair, and ultimate triumph. Coming to grips with the narrator proved to be quite a... (read more)

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Summer Blonde
Summer Blonde
by Adrian Tomine
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A friend of mine once picked up a copy of Optic Nerve #9 off of the floor of my apartment. Forty-five minutes later she handed it to me, her eyes wide and starving: "I want more!" she said. Sadly, most of Tomine's stories leave you this way; emotionally... (read more)

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Persepolis 2: The Story of a Return
Persepolis 2: The Story of a Return
by Marjane Satrapi
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I must admit I read this, the second installment of Satrapi's illustrated autobiography, before reading the first. Without the full premise of how she left her native country of Iran for Europe, it was easy to think that I had found a interesting... (read more)

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Holy Skirts: A Novel of a Flamboyant Woman Who Risked All for Art (P.S.)
Holy Skirts: A Novel of a Flamboyant Woman Who Risked All for Art (P.S.)
by Rene Steinke
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My coworker Adrienne recommended this book to me, and I just gobbled it up whole. It's based on the life of the Baroness Elsa, a mess of a woman who did everything unthinkable, including unabashedly eating the heart out of the American art world. She's... (read more)

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The Bake Shop Ghost
The Bake Shop Ghost
by Jacqueline K. Ogburn and Marjorie Priceman
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Two very exciting things in this world are tiramisu and spiritual beings, and The Bake Shop Ghost has both. Annie Washington is our fearless heroine, challenged to a celestial bake-off in an attempt to appease a stubborn ghost. Marjorie Priceman's jaunty... (read more)

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Tsuro: Veterans of the Sea Expansion
Tsuro: Veterans of the Sea Expansion
by Calliope Games
Publisher Comments
The forces of nature can be as devastating as the wrath of the daikaiju! With this Tsuro of the Seas expansion you'll be able to add more excitement to your game with the Tsunami (Tidal Wave) and Uzushio (Whirl Pool) tiles. However, this tile set also... (read more)

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Hand-Grenade Practice in Peking: My Part in the Cultural Revolution
Hand-Grenade Practice in Peking: My Part in the Cultural Revolution
by Frances Wood
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Suffragettes to She-Devils: Women's Liberation and Beyond
Suffragettes to She-Devils: Women's Liberation and Beyond
by Liz McQuiston
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You need to have this book on your coffee table, to stimulate good conversation, offend, and rejoice. Liz McQuiston has put together a beautiful collection of the shocking, honest, and sassy graphics that have illustrated the journey of women in our... (read more)

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