December 2019

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East of West: The Apocalypse Year One

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ISBN: 9781632154309
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Published: Image Comics - July 21st, 2015


East of West is Stephen King's The Stand with the genre trappings cranked up to 11. It's an apocalypse yarn that manages to center everything around the family, giving every emotional beat heart-wrenchingly high stakes. You won't find Four Horsemen as ghoulish and charming as these. Plus, now that the series has reached its finale the only cliffhangers are the ones you create for yourself.


The Moth Presents - Occasional Magic

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By Catherine Burns (Editor), Meg Wolitzer (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781101904428
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Published: Crown Archetype - March 19th, 2019


A PERFECT GIFT BOOK! There is something for absolutely everyone in this funny, touching, hair-raising collection of real-life encounters. Selected best storytelling entries from The Moth Radio Hour.



Unnatural Magic

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ISBN: 9781984805843
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Published: Ace - November 5th, 2019


Part love story, part comedy of manners, part murder mystery, CM Waggoner’s debut novel is a story of magic that explores love, family, and gender in all their complexities. Onna Gebowa is a wizard of unparalleled talent searching for her place, the troll Tsira and her newfound human companion are on the hunt for the source of some mysterious troll murders, while navigating an increasingly dangerous world as a mixed race couple. This story is a heartfelt adventure, with a fascinating magic system to boot.



Korean Home Cooking

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ISBN: 9781419732409
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Published: Abrams - October 16th, 2018


Korean cooking has always looked intimidating to me, but I can tell you that this cookbook is the perfect introduction to Korean cooking for beginners! Some of my favourite recipes are: soy-marinated 7-minute eggs, kimchi stew, broiled branzino, marinated cucumbers, and vegetable fritters. You can find ALL the ingredients you need for this cookbook at HMart in Central Square. If you're short on time and money, some of the ingredients can be found at local grocers also. The recipes are very beginner friendly and there are great visual steps to help you out. If you love Korean food and want to make some delicious food at home, this book is for you and for everyone in your life that loves Korean food too. Cheers!




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By Stephen Fry (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781452178912
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 27th, 2019


When I was little, I read my copy of Daulaire's Book of Greek Myths so many times the spine broke and we had to keep it together with tape. This book brings back that feeling, except it's a beautiful hardcover, so it'll probably hold together longer.



The British Are Coming

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ISBN: 9781627790437
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - May 14th, 2019


Atkinson brings the same engaging narrative style and excellent researcher's eye for the telling detail to the American Revolution as he did for his masterly WW2/Europe trilogy. (And as a longtime citizen of Concord and history fan I'm a demanding audience!)


The Atlas of Boston History

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By Nancy S. Seasholes (Editor)
ISBN: 9780226631158
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Published: University of Chicago Press - October 10th, 2019


Visually stunning and beautifully designed, this comprehensive history of the city begins with its geological origins (under 4,000 feet of ice in the last Ice Age), through the periods before European colonization, 250 years as the most important city in North America, through the present day.  Many of the maps and illustrations are original for this volume, and the text represents the contributions of 40 historians, scholars and experts. It is that rare item, an indispensable reference book that is informative and gorgeous at the same time.



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