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A Man Called Ove: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781476738024
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Published: Washington Square Press - May 5th, 2015

Anyone can change... including grumpy old men. 


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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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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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$27.00
ISBN: 9780547939742
Availability: Hard to Find
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
$24.95
ISBN: 9780307908254
Availability: Special Order
Published: Pantheon Books - February 11th, 2014

A lovely feel-good story with real life challenges

-- Pat 


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How Music Works Cover Image
$22.00
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
$28.95
ISBN: 9780295993157
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Published: University of Washington Press - August 12th, 2013

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


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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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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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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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