Susannah

Educated

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Educated: A Memoir Cover Image
$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


The Dry

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$12.79
ISBN: 9781250105622
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Published: Flatiron Books - January 2nd, 2018

It's hot. So hot. And dry. Everything is dying. Gardens, farms, livestock.  Tensions are running high in this small Outback town.  You can feel it as you read. Then there is a terrible killing and past events are resurrected, dividing the town further.  The Dry is a bestselling stand alone mystery in Australia and Europe, set in the Australian draught of the 1980's. If you're not looking forward to cooler weather, this will definitely raise the temperature.

Susannah


Nadiya's Bake Me A Story

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Nadiya's Bake Me a Story: Fifteen Stories and Recipes for Children Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781444933277
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Hachette Children's - October 17th, 2017

The most famous and successful winner of the Great British Bake Off yet, Nadiya Hussain, rewrites some fairy tales with a culinary twist.  Great fun for sparking interest in the kitchen and the recipes are definitely going to be delicious!

Susannah


Nopi

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$40.00
ISBN: 9781607746232
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Published: Ten Speed Press - October 20th, 2015

This is completely worth the $40 merely for the recipe for Roasted Pork Belly with Crushed Butternut Squash and Walnut Salsa alone. (P192). Not food you'd whip up on a school night - but the flavor combinations are SO clever, SO interesting and totally doable, this just might be the last cookbook you need.

Susannah


Sergeant Reckless

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By Patricia McCormick, Iacopo Bruno (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062292599
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Published: Balzer + Bray - September 12th, 2017

A lively tale of the only non-human to officially hold military rank and be awarded two purple hearts for her heroic work in the Korean War. The fact that the brave little horse was totally motivated by her treats of chocolate, eggs, spaghetti and coffee adds levity to the serious demands humans put upon animals especially in times of war.  Important fact - she does survive to be honored and feted.

Susannah


Waiting for the Biblioburro

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By Monica Brown, John Parra (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781582463537
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Published: Tricycle Press - August 9th, 2011

Ana loves stories and books but has no school or library in her tiny Colombian town.  One day the Biblioburro arrives and changes her life.  This is the story of Luis Soriano Bohorquez who started the Biblioburro Foundation told through the eyes of one of its readers.  And honestly, who can resist a donkey especially when it's illustrated as beautifully as this and comes bearing books?

Susannah


The Dry

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$25.99
ISBN: 9781250105608
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Published: Flatiron Books - January 10th, 2017

It's hot. So hot. And dry. Everything is dying. Gardens, farms, livestock.  Tensions are running high in this small Outback town.  You can feel it as you read. Then there is a terrible killing and past events are resurrected, dividing the town further.  The Dry is a bestselling stand alone mystery in Australia and Europe, set in the Australian draught of the 1980's. If you're not looking forward to cooler weather, this will definitely raise the temperature.

 

Susannah


Giant of the Senate

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$28.00
ISBN: 9781455540419
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Published: Twelve - May 30th, 2017

Franken is an excellent raconteur in this entertaining but highly informative memoir of his political journey to the U.S. Senate.  Providing an account of his excruciatingly drawn out contested run-off election and a sneak peak into the inner workings of government, this funny man shows he is deadly serious about politics, Ted Cruz and Minnesota. Franken for 2020!

Susannah


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