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100 Years of the Best American Short Stories

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Sun, 12/20/2015 - 1:20pm
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$30.00
ISBN: 9780547485850
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - October 6th, 2015

Anyone can get hooked on short stories once they find the right one. This collection is full of timeless stories, and also gives background on authors and literary trends that have evolved over time. I discovered stories from favorite authors and found a few new favorites. It’s a form I love more every year; here are 40 reasons why. [Raissa]


A B See

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Tue, 12/08/2015 - 5:10pm
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By Elizabeth Doyle, Elizabeth Doyle (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781481436991
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Published: Little Simon - July 21st, 2015

This super engaging alphabet book is almost too beautiful to be a board book. It's impossible not to touch and examine the huge variety of items on each page. It's big discovery in a little package. [Raissa]


Hide and Seek: An Around-The-World Animal Search

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Tue, 12/08/2015 - 5:07pm
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$14.95
ISBN: 9781780675909
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Published: Laurence King - August 4th, 2015

An amusing around-the-world adventure, there are genuine challenges for a nature lover to puzzle out. There will be giggles and eye-rolling when these silly animals wander on to the wrong page. [Raissa]
 


Lafayette in the Somewhat United States

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Mon, 12/07/2015 - 5:57pm
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$27.95
ISBN: 9781594631740
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Published: Riverhead Books - October 20th, 2015

Sarah Vowell throws us into the history of our country’s founding with dry wit and insight. She revels in the contradictions that make America frustrating, captivating, and entirely our own. [Raissa]


Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Mon, 12/07/2015 - 5:54pm
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$24.99
ISBN: 9780062415837
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Published: Dey Street Books - October 27th, 2015

She is notoriously intelligent, hard-working, ground-breaking: RBG. This affectionate biography of Ruth Bader Ginsburg covers topics both serious and light-hearted, from Supreme Court dissents to her notoriously difficult workouts. Factual enough to take seriously and fun enough for all ages. We should all be fans. [Raissa]


Pacific

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Mon, 12/07/2015 - 5:43pm
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Pacific: Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires, and the Coming Collision o Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062315410
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Published: Harper - October 27th, 2015

Can you be captivated by Australian politics? Carbon dating? Gidget? Yes, yes, and yes! Simon Winchester connects these and a hundred other topics as they coalesce into an actual ocean of sweeping, fascinating storytelling. [Raissa]


Owls: Our Most Charming Bird

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Mon, 12/07/2015 - 5:31pm
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$12.99
ISBN: 9781607748793
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Published: Ten Speed Press - September 22nd, 2015

This wonderful book is for all ages. Factual entries and bird-watching tips may make it informational, but the first thing that drew me to “Owls” were the charming illustrations. It is owlishly smart and appealing. [Raissa]


Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Sun, 09/27/2015 - 6:58pm
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$28.95
ISBN: 9780385538732
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Published: Doubleday Books - April 21st, 2015

This book kind of blew my mind. Jon Krakauer overturns every stone while staying focused on the people behind the story. I thought I knew, but I didn't know. [Raissa]


Let Me Tell You: New Stories, Essays, and Other Writings

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Sun, 09/27/2015 - 6:33pm
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$30.00
ISBN: 9780812997668
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Published: Random House - August 4th, 2015

She's known for "The Lottery", but Jackson wrote excellently all sorts of other things, too. The short stories are still my favorite, chilling before you've realized you were chilly. [Raissa]


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