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What We See When We Read

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Thu, 12/18/2014 - 2:19pm
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$16.95
ISBN: 9780804171632
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Published: Vintage Books - August 5th, 2014

A mind-bending exploration of imagination:
how we see characters, landscapes, and more when reading. Illustrations
and quotes light up the concepts & techniques behind the magic of reading. A perfect example of a book you have to hold in your hand, flip through, and pore over. [Raissa]


The World of PostSecret

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Thu, 12/18/2014 - 2:13pm
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$29.99
ISBN: 9780062339010
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Published: William Morrow & Company - November 4th, 2014

PostSecret is always so intriguing! Here is the latest collection of postcards written by ordinary folks who divulge a secret they've never told anyone. It gives us a little thrill to peek into someone's psyche, and the cards themselves are marvelously creative. [Raissa]


El Deafo

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Thu, 12/18/2014 - 2:03pm
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$10.95
ISBN: 9781419712173
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Published: Amulet Books - September 2nd, 2014

So fun, so sweet, and introduces us to a 100% endearing heroine. Although it's a true story of a hard-of-hearing
youngster, it is relatable to anyone navigating growing up (or who has
grown up) regardless of which abilities they might possess. A funny and charming book. [Raissa]


The Blood of Olympus ( Heroes of Olympus #05 )

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Thu, 12/18/2014 - 1:43pm
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ISBN: 9781423146735
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Published: Disney Press - October 7th, 2014

The final book in this series is full of exciting adventure, with reappearances of well-liked characters. The fast-paced action and larger-than-life mythological characters and stories make this a favorite for young readers. [Raissa]


Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant?

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Thu, 12/18/2014 - 1:19pm
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$28.00
ISBN: 9781608198061
Availability: Backordered
Published: Bloomsbury USA - May 6th, 2014

Chast writes about her parents and their final years
in a graphic novel that is both funny & brutally honest. It has the
mixed up, muddled up grief & guilt from having imperfect parents, with helpings of humor. (Raissa)


Gabriel: A Poem

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Fri, 12/12/2014 - 7:46pm
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$26.95
ISBN: 9780385353571
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - September 2nd, 2014

This is remarkable and clear-eyed in its recounting of his son Gabriel and Gabriel's life. It is emotional, but focused, a fitting tribute to a complex young man, and a testament to the power of creating, writing, and poetry. (Raissa)

 


Redeployment

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Fri, 12/12/2014 - 7:32pm
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$26.95
ISBN: 9781594204999
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Published: Penguin Press - March 4th, 2014

These short stories give insight into the people serving in the current war as well as military subculture. Written by a Marine veteran, it's a moving and enlightening
read for anyone trying to understand the experiences of loved ones who
have served and to understand part of America itself. (Raissa)

 


Station Eleven

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Fri, 12/12/2014 - 7:03pm
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$24.95
ISBN: 9780385353304
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - September 9th, 2014

Beautiful and deftly written, this novel transcends descriptions like literary, dystopian, and thriller,
although it's all of those things. Immerse yourself in her vision and
plan to stay up past bedtime. Rich characters and their interconnections
are truly satisfying. (Raissa)


1000 Dot-To-Dot: Cities

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Sun, 12/07/2014 - 1:13pm
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$14.95
ISBN: 9781626860667
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Published: Thunder Bay Press - August 5th, 2014

These are not the dot-to-dots we doodled in grade school! Try beautiful, intricate sketches divided by a thousand. Each picture is an addictive puzzle for kids or adults, and each finished page looks like a work of art. (Raissa)


Skippyjon Jones Snow What

Submitted by kingsbookstore on Sun, 12/07/2014 - 12:52pm
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$17.99
ISBN: 9780803737891
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Published: Dial Books - October 21st, 2014

Children's favorite Skippyjon Jones returns and refashions a fairy tale
to suit his imagination, as all opinionated kittens do. Kids listening
will jump and frolic with him while their parent's heart melts "like a
bowlful of butter on a hot beach." (Raissa)


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