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Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress: A Novel Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780385722209
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Published: Anchor - October 29th, 2002

Set during Mao's re-education era, this polished jewel of a novel is a profound and humbling reminder of how quickly all that we take for granted can be lost... yet also asks: is anything fully lost? and contemplates the power of literature beside our own human courage and frailty.  -- Jackie


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Salvage the Bones: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781608196265
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - April 24th, 2012

Set with hurricane Katrina in the background, Salvage the Bones reminds us of the power a family has to overcome anything. 


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ISBN: 9780547939742
Availability: Hard to Find/Not Available
Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - June 9th, 2015

PAT SAYS:   "A deep, evocative story about fathers & sons, marriage, and mystery. About life pared down to the nitty-gritty, to what's truly important. I love Stevie Kallos' work. I wish everyone could read this book."


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The Forever Girl Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307908254
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Published: Pantheon Books - February 11th, 2014

A lovely feel-good story with real life challenges

-- Pat 


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The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781592858491
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Published: Hazelden Publishing - August 27th, 2010

Brene Brown knows how to get to the heart of a matter -- Theresa


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A Thousand Perfect Things Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781624670961
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Open Road Media - August 27th, 2013

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How Music Works Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781938073533
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Published: McSweeney's - September 17th, 2013

Now in paper!


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The Shadows of Owls Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780295993157
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Published: University of Washington Press - November 1st, 2013

An ecothriller that will whisk you right into winter. I couldn't put it down. -- Pat


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Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism Is Turning the Internet Against Democracy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781595588678
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Published: New Press - March 5th, 2013

Critics have produced valuable analyses of the Internet's effect on the world, oscillating between utopian bliss and dystopian hell. But according to McChesney, arguments on both sides fail to address the relationship between economic power and the digital world. In Digital Disconnect, Robert McChesney offers a groundbreaking critique of the Internet, urging us to reclaim the democratizing potential of the digital revolution while we still can.


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The Silver Star: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781451661507
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Published: Scribner - June 11th, 2013

If you liked The Glass Castle you will like this book. A stunning and heartbreaking novel about a girl who challenges the injustice of the adult world in a triumph of imagination and storytelling. Excellent!


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