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Tuna the Wonder Dog Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781628801484
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Published: Ideas Into Books Westview - September 1st, 2018

"This is retired Judge Ray Guadagni's second book, following 'The Adventures of the Squeeze Box Kid' which described life in small town Napa in the '50s. 'Tuna the Wonder Dog' takes us to his attendance at UC Berkley, UC Hastings Law School and the beginning of his long and storied legal career through the '60s, '70s and beyond.


Capitalism in America: A History Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735222441
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Published: Penguin Press - October 16th, 2018

From the legendary former Fed Chairman and the acclaimed Economist writer and historian, the full, epic story of America's evolution from a small patchwork of threadbare colonies to the most powerful engine of wealth and innovation the world has ever seen.

Shortlisted for the 2018 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award


Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation Cover Image
By Octavia E. Butler, John Jennings (Illustrator), Damian Duffy (Adapted by), Nnedi Okorafor (Introduction by)
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ISBN: 9781419728556
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - July 24th, 2018

The Dead Rabbit Mixology & Mayhem: The Story of John Morrissey and the World’s Best Cocktail Menu Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781328451873
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - October 30th, 2018

A groundbreaking graphic novel-style cocktail book from world-renowned bar The Dead Rabbit in New York City
 
The Dead Rabbit Grocery & Grog in lower Manhattan has won every cocktail award there is to win, including being named "Best Bar in the World" in 2016. Since their award-winning cocktail book The Dead Rabbit Drinks Manual


Apple Pie Promises (Swirl #5) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781510739239
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Published: Sky Pony Press - October 2nd, 2018

Lily has lived with her mom since her parents got divorced several years ago, and her dad has recently remarried to a woman with a daughter her age named Hannah. But now, Lily's mom has gotten a once-in-a-lifetime work opportunity in Africa and she'll be gone for a year, so Lily is moving in with her dad--and new stepmom and new stepsister. It'll be as easy as apple pie, right?


NB + KVON radio 11/2/18

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Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501181795
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 2nd, 2018

***NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER***

“In a year when issues of gender and sexuality dominated the national conversation, no one shaped that exchange more than Rebecca Traister.


Other People's Love Affairs: Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616207052
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Published: Algonquin Books - August 21st, 2018

“Owen writes exquisite stories that lodge somewhere in my chest and keep detonating—loudly, devastatingly—again and again.”—Garth Greenwell, author of What Belongs to You

In the ten luminous stories of D.


Transcription: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316176637
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - September 25th, 2018

A dramatic story of WWII espionage, betrayal, and loyalty, by the #1 bestselling author of Life After Life


Everyday Slow Cooking: Modern Recipes for Delicious Meals Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781681883847
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Published: Weldon Owen - October 2nd, 2018

Satisfying, easy, and great for family dinners, here are more than 200 modern slow-cooker recipes that focus on the fresh flavors, ethnic influences, and seasonal ingredients to inspire today’s cooks.


Gwen the Rescue Hen Cover Image
By Leslie Crawford, Sonja Stangl (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780998862323
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Published: Stone Pier Press - October 29th, 2018

Gwen has spent her whole life in a big egg-laying hen house, so she knows very little about what chickens can do (besides lay eggs, of course). A fateful tornado turns her world upside-down and sideways, landing her in a strange new place that's nothing like the hen house.


NB + KVON radio 10/26/18

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The California Field Atlas Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781597144025
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Published: Heyday Books - September 5th, 2017

Sumptuously illustrated nature atlas of the Golden State by acclaimed illustrator Obi Kaufmann.


Brief Answers to the Big Questions Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781984819192
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Published: Bantam - October 16th, 2018

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The world-famous cosmologist and author of A Brief History of Time leaves us with his final thoughts on the biggest questions facing humankind.

“Hawking’s parting gift to humanity . . . a book every thinking person worried about humanity’s future should read.”—NPR


Seven Seasons on Stowel Lake Farm: Stories and Recipes That Nourish Community Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781989025086
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Published: Page Two Books, Inc. - October 16th, 2018

Told through the voices of four women at the heart of the project, Seven Seasons on Stowel Lake Farm is a multi-layered, evocative exploration of life on a sustainable organic farm that has been at the forefront of North America's slow living and local eating movements.


The Train to Impossible Places: A Cursed Delivery Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250189509
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - October 2nd, 2018

A middle-grade fantasy and nonstop adventure, The Train to Impossible Places by debut author P. G. Bell is as fun as it is full of heart, and the first book of a trilogy.

A train that travels through impossible places. A boy trapped in a snow globe. And a girl who’s about to go on the adventure of a lifetime.


NB + KVON radio 10/19/18

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Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You Cover Image
By Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jonny Sun (Illustrator)
$22.00
ISBN: 9781984854278
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Published: Random House - October 16th, 2018

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the creator and star of Hamilton, with beautiful illustrations by Jonny Sun, comes a book of affirmations to inspire readers at the beginning and end of each day.

“When the world is bringing you down, Gmorning, Gnight! will remind you that you are awesome.”—Booklist


Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Life Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781400040483
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Published: Knopf - October 16th, 2018

The first full life—private, public, legal, philosophical—of the 107th Supreme Court Justice, one of the most profound and profoundly transformative legal minds of our time; a book fifteen years in work, written with the cooperation of Ruth Bader Ginsburg herself and based on many interviews with the justice, her husband, her children, her friends, and her associates.


Unsheltered: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062684561
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Published: Harper - October 16th, 2018

New York Times bestseller


The Wine Table: Recipes and Pairings from Winemakers' Kitchens Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781510730830
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Published: Skyhorse Publishing - March 20th, 2018

This book combines a love of food and wine with history, culture, and plenty of personal touch.


Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different: True Tales of Amazing Boys Who Changed the World without Killing Dragons Cover Image
By Ben Brooks, Quinton Wintor (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780762465927
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Published: Running Press Kids - September 25th, 2018

New York Times bestseller


NB + KVON radio 10/12/18

The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062449177
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Published: Harper Wave - July 24th, 2018

Michael Scott Moore, a journalist and the author of Sweetness and Blood, incorporates personal narrative and rigorous investigative journalism in this profound and revelatory memoir of his three-year captivity by Somali pirates—a riveting,thoughtful, and emotionally resonant exploration of foreign policy, religious extremism, and the costs of survival.


Bitter Orange Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781947793156
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Published: Tin House Books - October 9th, 2018

From the attic of Lyntons, a dilapidated English country mansion, Frances Jellico sees them--Cara first: dark and beautiful, then Peter: striking and serious. The couple is spending the summer of 1969 in the rooms below hers while Frances is researching the architecture in the surrounding gardens. But she's distracted.


Movers and Shakers: Women Making Waves in Spirits, Beer & Wine Cover Image
By Hope Ewing, Natalka Burian (Foreword by)
$23.99
ISBN: 9781944700645
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Published: Unnamed Press - September 25th, 2018

Library Journal Starred Review


NB + KVON radio 9/28/18

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Call Them by Their True Names: American Crises (and Essays) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781608469468
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Published: Haymarket Books - September 4th, 2018

National Book Award Longlist Kirkus Prize Finalist

"Rebecca Solnit is essential feminist reading." --The New Republic

"Solnit's exquisite essays move between the political and the personal, the intellectual and the earthy." --Elle


Norma I. Quintana: Circus: A Traveling Life Cover Image
By Norma Quintana (Photographer), Mona Simpson (Introduction by)
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ISBN: 9788862083652
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Published: Damiani Ltd - October 31st, 2014

Norma I. Quintana (born 1954) is an American photographer and educator working in the tradition of social documentary, shooting exclusively in black and white and using only available light. Her first monograph presents a decade-long pictorial series of a traveling one-ring circus.


Sourdough: or, Lois and Her Adventures in the Underground Market: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250192752
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Published: Picador - September 18th, 2018

From Robin Sloan, the New York Times bestselling author of Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore, comes Sourdough, "a perfect parable for our times" (San Francisco Magazine): a delicious and funny novel about an overworked and under-socialized software engineer discovering a calling and a community as a baker.


Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250037756
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Published: Picador - September 24th, 2013

The New York Times Bestseller


The Golden State: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374164836
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Published: MCD - September 4th, 2018

LONGLISTED FOR THE CENTER FOR FICTION'S FIRST NOVEL PRIZE. An Amazon Best Book of the Month and named a fall read by Buzzfeed, Nylon, Entertainment Weekly, Elle, Vanity Fair, Vulture, Refinery29 and Mind Body Green

“A love story for our fractured era.” —Karen Russell, author of Vampires in the Lemon Grove and Swamplandia!


Eat This Poem: A Literary Feast of Recipes Inspired by Poetry Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781611804010
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Published: Roost Books - March 21st, 2017

A literary cookbook that celebrates food and poetry, two of life's essential ingredients.


NB + KVON radio 9/21/18

Bibliophile: An Illustrated Miscellany Cover Image
By Jane Mount (Illustrator)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781452167237
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 11th, 2018

Perfect gift for book lovers, writers and your book club

Book lovers rejoice! In this love letter to all things bookish, Jane Mount brings literary people, places, and things to life through her signature and vibrant illustrations.

Readers of Jane Mount's Bibliophile will delight in:


All Our Waves Are Water: Stumbling Toward Enlightenment and the Perfect Ride Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062405180
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Published: Harper Wave - July 24th, 2018

In this meditative memoir—a compelling fusion of Barbarian Days and the journals of Thomas Merton—the author of Saltwater Buddha reflects on his "failing toward enlightenment," his continued search to find meaning and a greater understanding of grace in the world’s oceans as well as everyday life.


Fruit of the Drunken Tree: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385542722
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Published: Doubleday - July 31st, 2018

“One of the most dazzling and devastating novels I’ve read in a long time...Readers of Fruit of the Drunken Tree will surely be transformed.”
--San Francisco Chronicle


Wine Food: New Adventures in Drinking and Cooking Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399579592
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Published: Lorena Jones Books - September 11th, 2018

The wine lover's and food lover's playbook, with 75 wine styles and 250 producers to try with 75 recipes that go with them perfectly.


The Iron Flower (Black Witch Chronicles #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781335917393
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Published: Harlequin Teen - September 18th, 2018

Dark forces are on the rise in this sweeping sequel to The Black Witch by critically acclaimed author Laurie Forest.Elloren Gardner and her friends were only seeking to right a few wrongs when they rescued a Selkie and freed a military dragon.


NB + KVON radio 9/14/18

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Call Them by Their True Names: American Crises (and Essays) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781608469468
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Published: Haymarket Books - September 4th, 2018

National Book Award Longlist Kirkus Prize Finalist

"Rebecca Solnit is essential feminist reading." --The New Republic

"Solnit's exquisite essays move between the political and the personal, the intellectual and the earthy." --Elle


A Thread Across the Ocean: The Heroic Story of the Transatlantic Cable Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780060524463
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Published: Harper Perennial - July 1st, 2003

Today, in a world in which news flashes around the globe in an instant, time lags are inconceivable. In the mid-nineteenth century, communication between the United States and Europe -- the center of world affairs -- was only as quick as the fastest ship could cross the Atlantic, making the United States isolated and vulnerable.


Preserve Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781635343168
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Published: Finishing Line Press - October 20th, 2017

Tap Dancing on the Razor's Edge Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781625492722
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Published: David Robert Books - March 15th, 2018

As the title of this collection suggests, the poems reflect a dynamic tension between exuberant joy and exquisite pain, with a liberal dose of sardonic humor.


How to Cook Without a Book, Completely Updated and Revised: Recipes and Techniques Every Cook Should Know by Heart Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524761660
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Published: Clarkson Potter - August 28th, 2018

New York Times bestselling author Pam Anderson updates her classic cookbook--which put "cooking by heart" on the map--to include modern flavors and new techniques that today's home cooks will love, with new and original full-color photographs.


Boats on the Bay Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781944903336
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Published: Cameron - September 18th, 2018

NB + KVON radio 9/7/18

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Fear: Trump in the White House Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501175510
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 11th, 2018

“Explosive.”—The Washington Post
“Devastating.”—The New Yorker
“Unprecedented.”—CNN

THE INSIDE STORY ON PRESIDENT TRUMP, AS ONLY BOB WOODWARD CAN TELL IT

With authoritative reporting honed through eight presidencies from Nixon to Obama, author Bob Woodward reveals in unprecedent


The Asshole Survival Guide: How to Deal with People Who Treat You Like Dirt Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781328511669
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Published: Mariner Books - September 4th, 2018

“This book is a contemporary classic—a shrewd and spirited guide to protecting ourselves from the jerks, bullies, tyrants, and trolls who seek to demean. We desperately need this antidote to the a-holes in our midst.”—Daniel H.


A Train to Nowhere Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780996474849
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Published: Camitzke Press - June 4th, 2018

A lovers' quarrel. A wild mustang. A card game gone bad. These are only some of the complications which threaten to derail a young couple's plan for independence. In this sequel to Trains to Concordia, Charley O'Brien and Christina Batachi pursue their dream of becoming landowners in the summer of 1900 by stowing away in a boxcar heading West.


The Scratch + Sniff Bacon Cookbook Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781925418774
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Published: Smith Street Books - September 4th, 2018

This is a bacon cookbook with a super-fun twist—scratch the cover for a deliciously bacon-y smell!


Presto and Zesto in Limboland Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062644657
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Published: Michael di Capua Books - September 4th, 2018

The pictures are vintage Sendak: wry, wild, and with all sorts of mysteries tucked away in the corners. Yorinks, using his trademark clever nonsense iced with irony, reveals a tale that links everything together in riotous fashion. An unexpected gift.” Booklist (starred review)


NB + KVON radio 8/31/18

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The Neighborhood by Erina Bridget Ring

Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735216143
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Published: Riverhead Books - August 28th, 2018

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2017 by BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK, THE FINANCIAL TIMES, AND AMAZON

A lively history seen through the fifty inventions that shaped it most profoundly, by the bestselling author of The Undercover Economist and Messy.

 


The Neighborhood Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780692141847
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Published: Erina Bridget Ring - June 26th, 2018

Gretchen O'Malley thinks her new neighborhood is nice and quiet, as ordinary as any other neighborhood. But this soon changes. Every day a new dilemma arises, pulling her into the chaos, and as she gets to know her neighbors she discovers comedy, cruelty, and even tragedy. Do you know what's going on in your neighborhood?


Clean + Dirty Drinking: 100+ Recipes for Making Delicious Elixirs, With or Without Booze Cover Image
By Gabriella Mlynarczyk, Grant Cornett (Photographs by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781452163819
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 14th, 2018

Drink to health with this vibrant collection of tasty cocktails that promote wellness from the inside out. Inspired by the seasons, each of these 24 cocktail recipes includes ways to enjoy the drink "clean" (sans alcohol) or "dirty" (with alcohol), with ingredients aimed at promoting health.


Sloth at the Zoom Cover Image
By Becker, Orbie (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781771472494
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Published: Owlkids - August 15th, 2018

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