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Pieces for the Left Hand

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Pieces for the Left Hand: 100 Anecdotes Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781555975234
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Published: Graywolf Press - March 31st, 2009

Little stories with huge impact - try reading them out loud to a friend and you will be laughing or gasping and always wanting more. They are short but not always sweet. They are sly, amusing, and moving. “Fingers” is shocking, “Directions” is quite funny, and “Kiss” is almost sweet. All are very addicting, and a pleasure to read.

Megan


The Illusion of Separateness

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$23.99
ISBN: 9780062112248
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Published: HarperTorch - June 11th, 2013

A stunning story that will grip you from the opening scene. The writing flows like poetry, and each word is meant to be savored. The characters are connected through time by one man's single thoughtful act during WW2. The atmosphere is beautiful, peaceful, and rough, and leaves the reader reeling in the quiet mystery and drama of how actions do resonate through time. A book to be read twice and to be given to friends.

Megan


The Where, the Why, and the How

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The Where, the Why, and the How: 75 Artists Illustrate Wondrous Mysteries of Science Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781452108223
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Published: Chronicle Books (CA) - September 26th, 2012

Did you know that squirrels create a mental map of their nut caches and can actively retrieve them using this memory? Turn to page 130 to learn more! Do you know why pigeons bob their heads when they walk, why each snowflake is unique, or why we blush? You will find all the answers within these wonderful pages. Scientific mysteries are explained and illustrated in unique and whimsical essays and drawings. Be sure to read the introduction in which David Macaulay explains how the artwork was paired with each question. This is an immensely readable book, fascinating to look at, and educational as well.


Megan


The Last Walk

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$26.00
ISBN: 9780226668468
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Published: University of Chicago Press - September 27th, 2012

A mixture of compassion and essential information, The Last Walk is for anyone who has ever had to deal with the heart wrenching decisions that come at the end of a beloved pet's life. Jessica Pierce tells the story of the last year of her faithful dog Ody, and bravely confronts the moral, practical, and emotional issues that pet owners face as their animals decline. A customer recommended this book to me as one of the best she had ever read about pets at the end of their lives. When I finished it we both agreed that this book is beautifully written and incredibly sad but, most importantly, it is extremely consoling, and invaluable for anyone who has ever loved a pet.
Megan


Simply Ming In Your Kitchen

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Simply Ming in Your Kitchen: 80 Recipes to Watch, Learn, Cook & Enjoy Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781906868734
Availability: Backordered
Published: Kyle Cathie Limited - October 16th, 2012

You cannot go wrong with these recipes! Mouth-watering photographs and easy-to-follow recipes make this an appealing and rewarding cookbook. Best of all, you can download the shopping list AND watch a video of Ming Tsai showing you how to make the dish. It is simply so much fun to cook along with Ming Tsai!
Megan


Magic Tree House Games and Puzzles From The Tree House

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Games and Puzzles from the Tree House: Over 200 Challenges! Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780375862168
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - April 27th, 2010

This little activity book is the perfect companion for fans of Jack and Annie.  Discover all sorts of fun puzzles, mazes, word searches, and games, from each adventure in the series, from book #1 though book #44.


Megan


No One Ever Told Us That

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No One Ever Told Us That: Money and Life Letters to My Grandchildren Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781455511556
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Published: Business Plus - April 3rd, 2012

John Spooner writes from the heart in friendly and upbeat letters to his grandchildren, giving financial lessons and kindly advice about life. It is easy to read and hard to put down once you start. Some essential tidbits from Spooner's book include 'always have a dream', 'never spend the money until it is in your pocket', 'all life is relationships'. This is a treasure for your own grandchildren and a perfect gift for graduates. Spooner is a natural storyteller and his wisdom and love for life resound in these insightful, affectionate letters.

Megan


THE GOOD FATHER

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$25.95
ISBN: 9780385535533
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Published: Doubleday - March 20th, 2012

Dr. Paul Allen watches the news in shock as his son Daniel is accused of assassinating a political candidate at a rally. This is an intensely moving story of a good father and his agonizing search to discover how and why his 20 year old son could become a killer. While describing Daniel’s life to this point, Hawley includes fascinating accounts of Lee Harvey Oswald, Sirhan Sirhan, and Gaby Giffords’ assailant, Jared Lee Loughner. The story resounds with Paul’s love for his son, and the guilt and bewilderment he now feels. It is every parent’s nightmare which makes this an emotional thriller to the very last page.
Megan


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