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Juniper: The Happiest Fox

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$16.95
ISBN: 9781452167602
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 27th, 2018

 

After you spend the 20 minutes it will take you to read this charming and heart-warming story, you won’t be able to resist spending hours at Juniper’s website watching adorably cute videos and learning about foxes (and why you would never want one as a pet). An added bonus of your purchase is that proceeds will help fund an animal sanctuary the author hopes to develop.

Dale


Time Pieces

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$26.95
ISBN: 9781524732837
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - February 27th, 2018

 

Time Pieces is a beautiful telling of an old man's relationship to a city he met when life seemed quite new. The mundane glories--the evening's life upon brick, the wit of old storytellers--were miraculous to the boy, bathetic to the young man, and now treasured by the old author who strives to rediscover childlike wonder. More than just a memoir, it is a plaintive reflection on time. What is the past? Banville writes, "If the present is where we live, the past is where we dream."

 

Matthew


Educated

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$28.00
ISBN: 9780399590504
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Published: Random House - February 20th, 2018

 

This is a stunning memoir and coming of age story; brutal yet inspiring.  This is the story of what can happen when religious fundamentalists live apart from society and of one young woman's strength and determination to shape her own future.

Susannah


Winter

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$27.00
ISBN: 9780399563331
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Published: Penguin Press - January 23rd, 2018

 

Winter, the second book in the Seasons Quartet, continues in the same vein as Autumn with vignettes about items, events, and people Knausgaard encounters in the season. I found the essays in turns funny, endearing, and haunting. A few of my favorite essays are "Winter Sounds", "Guests", and "Winter Boots".

Heather


Bygone Badass Broads

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By Mackenzi Lee, Petra Eriksson (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419729256
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Published: Abrams Image - March 13th, 2018

 

Celebrate women's history month with this hilarious & inspiring collection of women! From warriors to scientists, business moguls to revolutionaries, this book brings to light the massive impact women have had on a history that has largely written them out. Plus, the illustrations are GORGEOUS!

Kate


Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

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$20.00
ISBN: 9780345408778
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Published: Random House Trade - September 18th, 2012

 

Helen Mirren will soon star as the great lady, but the whole astonishing story is here. A 14 year old girl from minor German nobility is picked to marry the grandson of Peter the Great. Through improbable twists and turns, she uses dazzling intellect and political savvy to embody and lead Russia. This historical telling is a satisfying wow, from Pulitzer prize winning author, Robert Massie.

Molly


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