October 2015


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The Little Town Where Time Stood Still Cover Image
By Bohumil Hrabal, James Naughton (Translated by), Joshua Cohen (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9781590178409
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Published: NYRB Classics - June 30th, 2015

Hrabal’s two linked novels feature two of the most exuberant and captivating characters I’ve encountered in recent memory. One, the wife of a brewery manager, has the vigor of a Austro­Hungarian Whitman (if you can imagine that) and the other, the brewery manager’s brother, is a strutting and boasting locals-only Don Quixote. An absolute joy to read.




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Out on the Wire: The Storytelling Secrets of the New Masters of Radio Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385348430
Availability: Available at Wholesaler
Published: Crown - August 25th, 2015

Whether you're a longtime NPR junkie, or a recent devotee of any of the hundreds of captivating radio and podcast audio stories that have proliferated in the past few years, you owe it to yourself to read Abel's excellent behind-­the-­scenes exploration of narrative radio. Ira Glass, Roman Mars, Glynn Washington, and other familiar voices share thoughts on how stories are made, how radio is crafted, and how pictures are painted with words.




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ISBN: 9780385538510
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Published: Doubleday Books - August 4th, 2015

1955: From the run­down Tower Motel, Sylvie Slater writes letters to Alfred Hitchcock and dreams of being an actress. 1989: Best friends Piper, Amy, and Margot discover a packed suitcase belonging to Sylvie, who supposedly ran away to Hollywood decades earlier. 2013: Amy and her family are violently murdered, and no one has solved the case. This deliciously chilling tale spans decades and generations, and is perfect for shivery October nights.




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Sparrow Hill Road (Ghost Roads #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780756409616
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Published: DAW - May 6th, 2014

Rose Marshall died in 1952, but that was only the beginning of her story. Now she hitchhikes across the country, stopping in truck stops and diners along highways and inspiring ghost stories all while trying to outrace the man that killed her. A great exploration of a modern mythology that will leave you craving a burger and a milkshake.



The Rest of Us Just Live Here

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ISBN: 9780062403162
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Published: Quill Tree Books - October 6th, 2015

While the indie kids battle mythical enemies yet again, Mikey and his friends are just trying to navigate their final semester of high school and make it through unscathed. Patrick Ness has done it again with this quirky, clever, heartfelt story that proves you don't have to be "the chosen one" to be extraordinary.



Rapunzel’s Revenge

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By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, Nathan Hale (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781599902883
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Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - September 1st, 2008

A Wild West version of Rapunzel where she rescues herself then goes off to get revenge on the witch who imprisoned her. But first, she'll go on adventures along the way and use her amazing hair to save the day. This a great book for lovers of fairytale, adventure, the Wild West, and everything in between.


Midas Flesh, Vol. 1

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By Ryan North, Braden Lamb (Illustrator), Shelli Paroline (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781608864553
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Published: Boom Box - December 23rd, 2014

Want something completely bonkers? Because this one is bonkers. You've got smarty-pants dinosaur astronauts, insanely epic space battles, and the one-and-only King Midas of the legendary golden touch as the ultimate weapon of mass destruction. From the Eisner-award winning team behind the Adventure Time comics, this is the first of a two-volume story--book 2 is also on our shelves now!



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