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The Signature of All Things: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143125846
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 24th, 2014

I will always be grateful for books that keep me reading into the wee hours… In that regard, this one has my undying affection- wow!


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The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143125471
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Published: Penguin Books - May 27th, 2014

If you have NOT read this yet, well, you must. Sport, history, wonderful real-life characters amd terrific writing!


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Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780307949332
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Published: Vintage - July 10th, 2012

Advice that is Art! I rarely read “self-help” but EVERYONE should read this!


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Curve of Time: 50th Anniversary Edition Cover Image
By M. Blanchet, Timothy Egan (Foreword by), Gray Campbell (Introduction by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781770500372
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Published: Whitecap Books - April 11th, 2011

One of my favorite books of all time! The cover and sub-title kind of say it all. You will want to go there yourself.


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A Beautiful Place to Die: An Emmanuel Cooper Mystery Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781416586210
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Published: Washington Square Press - October 20th, 2009

I think I am now officially a mystery fan - if they can all be THIS GOOD! And on another level, it's a powerful portrayal of the complex racial tensions in Southern Africa. Brilliant!


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The Madonnas of Leningrad: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780060825317
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Published: Harper Perennial - February 20th, 2007

Imagine memorizing every painting in a world class museum. I loved this book by Seattle author Debra Dean.


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The Green Glass Sea Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780670061341
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Viking Books - October 19th, 2006

This wonderful story is set in the secret town of Los Alamos, New Mexico where all of the parents are working hard on a secret "gadget" that will win the war. Davey is a budding scientist herself, unaware of how everything is about to change. . . .


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The Sea of Trolls Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780689867460
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 1st, 2006

Beowulf for kids. Or anyone. Nancy Farmer has done it again with this terrific adventure. Read it aloud!


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The Paris Library: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982134198
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Published: Atria Books - February 2nd, 2021

I knew little of the wonderful American Library in Paris before reading this excellent novel. Odile, young in Paris in 1939 and Lily, a teenager in Froid, MT bracket a timeless story of heroism and the power of literature to unite. Another terrific entry in the WWII cannon.


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Birdie and Me Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399186776
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Published: Kathy Dawson Books - February 18th, 2020

Jack and Birdie have lost their mother and are bounced between two uncles who couldn't be more different - especially their approach to brother Birdie's preference for glitter and boas. Exquisite portrayal of family! 


The Dearly Beloved: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982104535
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 7th, 2020

I am especially drawn to debut novels and this one did not disappoint. Four people become two couples entwined in one position leading an historic New York City church through the epic changes of the 1960's. Superb writing illuminates the sweeping issues of faith, doubt, justice, relationships and the meaning of life. 


The Vanishing Half: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525536291
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 2nd, 2020

What if you could pass as white, but chose black? What if your identical twin sister chose white and leaves "with no word of farewell"? And what if fate brings your daughters' lives close enough to see who their families are? What a story! 


Genesis Begins Again Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781481465816
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 18th, 2020

Genesis keeps a list of things she dislikes about herself. With the encouragement of her music teacher and her own powerful (in so many ways!) voice, Genesis beins again. A WOW of a book! 


The Water Bears Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984852205
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Published: Wendy Lamb Books - April 21st, 2020

On Murphy Island, everything is eccentric. But Newt Gomez just wants to be normal...shake the bad dreams that persist about the bear attack he survived, to not be the only Latinx in his town. And then there's the bear statue that might grant wishes... 

A new novel by our long-time friend and Ballard author, Kim Baker! 


A Field Guide to Getting Lost Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534438491
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - April 14th, 2020

Sutton and Luis could not be more different, but the fact that her dad and his mom are dating has flung them together. The scientist and allergic-to-everything writing figure quite a bit out on a hike together in Discovery Park. Characters you'll like! 


The One and Only Bob Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062991317
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Published: HarperCollins - May 5th, 2020

If you loved "The One and Only Ivan" like I did, you will just have to read about Bob's next adventure! Just like Bob - full of sass and action! 


The List of Things That Will Not Change Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781101938096
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Published: Wendy Lamb Books - April 7th, 2020

Despite the title, this is a book about changes large and small. Divorce, anxiety, anger, and gay marriage all limned tenderly as 12-year-old Bea looks back at her younger self adapting and adjusting. Beautiful! 


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